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13 July 2019
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Walker Smith Handicap (Class 4)

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 2f 70y
  • Going: Good
Chester
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Stalls
Outside

Weather
Cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(3)
Silk colours for Heart Of Soul
C
Heart Of Soul v
J: Richard Kingscote
T: Ian Williams
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Hacked up on heavy ground on handicap debut over twelve furlongs here. Has been held in three runs since on quicker ground, beaten a long way when last seen. Drop back in distance needs to inspire a comeback.
Won on heavy over 1m4f here in May but held all 3 outings back here since
231567
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 80
Days: 14
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
29 Jun 19Chs Chester12.5f GF4Hc9-13 p7/7Cape Islay (27L)8/18246
15 Jun 19Chs Chester12.5f Sft4Hc9-3 p16/9Super Kid (10½L)9/28473
25 May 19Chs Chester12.5f Gd4Hc9-13 v5/9Gabrial The One (5¾L)7/28483
10 May 19Chs Chester12.5f Hy4Hc9-6 v11/10Saryshagann (4L)7/2F7889
22 Apr 19Wol Wolverhampton (AW)12f St5Nv9-2 3/10Setting Sail (8L)7/27878
27 Mar 19Sth Southwell (AW)12f St5Md9-13 2/8Ranch Hand (1L)6/17876
2
(10)
Silk colours for Garden Oasis
D
Garden Oasis
J: Danny Redmond 5
T: Tim Easterby
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Justified favouritism to score on handicap debut a year ago for Michael Stoute, still six pounds higher than for that. Has struggled in both runs at Ripon for this new yard, failing to beat a rival home over this trip last time. Best watched.
Shaped well when fifth on 1m Ripon stable bow but disappointing back there (1m2f) since
412-50
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 80
Days: 37
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
6 Jun 19Rip Ripon10f Gd3Hc8-10 10/10Fayez (10½L)12/18268
27 Apr 19Rip Ripon8f Gd3Hc8-13 5/14New Graduate (7¾L)33/18283
9 Jul 18Wdr Windsor11.5f GF43yHc9-4 2/5We Know (4½L)11/8F8283
14 Jun 18Hay Haydock10f GF53yHc9-6 1/10Ad Libitum (nse)7/4F7483
9 May 18Wol Wolverhampton (AW)8.5f St63yNvAc9-2 4/6Adjutant (1¼L)20/1-75
5 Aug 17Lin Lingfield7.5f GS62yNvAc9-2 4/11Jazeel (3¾L)11/4-62
3
(2)
Silk colours for Swift Emperor
Swift Emperor
J: Robbie Downey
T: David Barron
Found this trip and soft too testing on his penultimate start, having been running well over shorter previously. Bounced back to form last time, one paced in fifth in a stronger race. Should be thereabouts, although he's winless on turf since 2015.
Losing run mounting up but recent efforts mostly respectable; each-way claims
-72305
Age: 7
Weight: 9-5
OR: 78
Days: 22
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
21 Jun 19Red Redcar8f GS3Hc9-4 5/10On The Line (3¾L)10/18082
14 Jun 19Yor York10.5f Sft4Hc9-2 11/14Music Seeker (19L)16/18051
1 Jun 19Mus Musselburgh9f GS4Hc9-7 3/7Mulligatawny (¾L)15/8F8084
14 May 19Bev Beverley8.5f GS4Hc9-0 2/14Kylie Rules (nk)20/17886
10 May 19Not Nottingham8.5f Sft4Hc9-1 7/10Nightingale Valley (10½L)9/17861
9 Oct 18Ncs Newcastle (AW)8f St4Hc9-4 10/12Glengarry (7¼L)7/2F8174
4
(8)
Silk colours for Redgrave
Redgrave
J: Kieran Shoemark
T: Joseph Tuite
Long Traveller - Trained 150+ miles from racecourse
Never got involved on good ground at Newbury back in May, although he shaped more positively the last twice with a little cut in the ground. Was denied a clear run last time; each way player trying this trip for the first time.
Capable off this mark and better than he could show latest (met trouble); respected
6-2036
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 77
Days: 21
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
22 Jun 19Hay Haydock8f GS4Hc8-12 6/11Arcanada (6L)6/17772
17 Jun 19Wdr Windsor8f GS4Hc9-4 3/11Grapevine (2L)9/17781
17 May 19Nby Newbury8f Gd5Hc9-9 15/17Wind In My Sails (20L)14/17741
7 May 19Wol Wolverhampton (AW)9.5f St4Hc9-4 2/8Livvys Dream (½L)100/307782
29 Nov 18Cfd Chelmsford (AW)8f St4Hc9-0 6/14Pinnata (3¾L)9/2F7877
3 Nov 18Nmk Newmarket8f Sft4Hc9-5 4/14Villette (2½L)7/17880
5
(7)
Silk colours for Thaayer
Thaayer t
J: Dougie Costello
T: Rebecca Menzies
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Campaigned entirely on the All-Weather, he beat the now 115 rated Matterhorn on stable debut in November. Obviously well treated if reproducing that, however he's failed to get involved in two starts on Tapeta since switched to handicap company.
Well treated on AW novice win in November but well held in 2 h'caps since; turf debut
331-67
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 77
Days: 14
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
29 Jun 19Ncs Newcastle (AW)10f St/Slw4Hc9-5 t7/9Anythingtoday (9½L)16/18074
29 Mar 19Ncs Newcastle (AW)8f St/Slw4Hc9-6 t6/8Rey Loopy (5½L)3/18177
30 Nov 18Ncs Newcastle (AW)8f St5Nv9-2 t11/8Matterhorn (1¼L)13/2-77
18 Oct 18Cfd Chelmsford (AW)7f St5Nv9-2 3/9Preacher Man (2¼L)3/1-73
4 Oct 18Lin Lingfield (AW)8f St5Md9-5 3/8Gaudi (2¾L)2/1-70
6
(9)
Silk colours for Medalla De Oro
D
Medalla De Oro h
J: Jack Mitchell
T: Tom Clover
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Long Traveller - Trained 150+ miles from racecourse
Jockey Course Specialist - 20%+ strike rate here in current & past 5 seasons
Front runner who is now two pounds lower than when scoring comfortably in August for his previous yard. Every reason for that after three poor efforts for this yard over twelve; avoided for all that he's shaped as if this trip would be better suited.
Front-runner; starting to look well treated but last two runs disappointing
65-560
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 77
Days: 29
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
14 Jun 19Yor York12f Sft4Hc9-8 12/19Auxiliary (16½L)12/17962
16 May 19Nmk Newmarket12f GF4Hc9-2 6/7Hameem (15L)9/28066
24 Apr 19Eps Epsom12f Gd3Hc8-8 5/12Soto Sizzler (6¼L)16/18282
20 Nov 18Lin Lingfield (AW)10f St3Hc9-3 5/6Bobby K (3L)8/18484
8 Oct 18Wdr Windsor11.5f Sft3Hc9-6 6/8Mr Reckless (9¼L)5/18679
15 Sep 18Leo Leopardstown13f GFHc8-4 9/16Limini (7¾L)20/18678
7
(4)
Silk colours for Dragon Mountain
D
Dragon Mountain
J: Dylan Hogan 5
T: Keith Dalgleish
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Long Traveller - Trained 150+ miles from racecourse
Was outclassed at Ayr over thirteen furlongs last time. This is no doubt more his level, and he's now a pound lower than when placing over this trip in two starts in May. With five claimed, he may well go close to his first turf win.
Out of depth in Class 2 latest and claims on his placed efforts prior to that
-85330
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 75
Days: 21
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
22 Jun 19Ayr Ayr13f Gd2Hc8-2 13/14Island Brave (16½L)40/17962
29 May 19Ham Hamilton11f GS4Hc8-12 3/10Charles Kingsley (4¾L)12/17679
22 May 19Ayr Ayr10f GF5Hc9-9 3/7Maulesden May (3¼L)7/27678
3 May 19Mus Musselburgh12.5f Gd3Hc8-6 p15/6Claire Underwood (15½L)11/17860
2 Apr 19Mus Musselburgh14f GF4Hc9-7 8/8Champarisi (6L)6/17977
10 Oct 18Kem Kempton (AW)11f St/Slw4Hc9-4 10/14Victory Chime (5¾L)6/17977
9
(1)
Silk colours for Bit Of A Quirke
CD
D
Bit Of A Quirke v
J: Andrew Mullen
T: Mark Walford
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
7 x Distance Winner - Won 7 times before at this distance
Won Last Time Out - Won on last start
Racked up a four timer last year, the last leg coming in this from four pounds lower. Had been knocking on the door this season before scoring comfortably last time for which a five pound rise is fair; leading contender drawn in stall one again.
Won this last year from stall 1; arrives on back of a win at Beverley; drawn in 1 again
634221
Age: 6
Weight: 8-13
OR: 72
Days: 18
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
25 Jun 19Bev Beverley10f GS4Hc8-11 v1/8Regal Mirage (2¾L)11/46777
15 Jun 19Chs Chester10.5f Sft4Hc8-8 v12/7Regular Income (1L)9/26773
8 Jun 19Bev Beverley10f GS5Hc8-13 b12/11Archie Perkins (4L)15/26569
24 May 19Hay Haydock10f GF5Hc9-6 4/15Briardale (7L)11/16763
1 May 19Pon Pontefract10f GF5Hc9-5 3/10Regular Income (5¼L)9/26868
17 Apr 19Bev Beverley12f GF5Hc9-1 6/11Archive (6¼L)7/16965
10
(12)
Silk colours for Elhafei
Elhafei p
J: William Cox 3
T: Michael Appleby
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Jockey Course Specialist - 20%+ strike rate here in current & past 5 seasons
John Gosden cast off who was beaten a fair way over this trip on Tapeta on stable debut. Entitled to step forward from that first run for a year, although he's still worth avoiding until showing considerably more.
No obvious promise on recent stable debut after a lay-off but too soon to write off
5827-6
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 72
Days: 15
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
28 Jun 19Ncs Newcastle (AW)10f St/Slw5Hc9-7 6/11Autretot (11L)12/17462
22 Jun 18Nmk Newmarket (July)8f GF53yHc9-7 b17/12Speedy Luck (13½L)4/17553
7 Jun 18Yar Yarmouth7f GF53yHc9-6 p12/12Beachwalk (3L)7/27479
18 May 18Nmk Newmarket8f GF53yNv9-2 8/14Wadilsafa (15½L)6/1-58
17 Apr 18Nmk Newmarket7f GS43yMd9-0 5/13Aurum (5¾L)9/4F-71
21 Nov 17Lin Lingfield (AW)8f St52yNv9-2 4/11Rajaam (4L)6/1-67
11
(11)
Silk colours for Dark Devil
C
Dark Devil p
J: Barry McHugh
T: Richard Fahey
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Winless for two years, he nearly ended that losing run at Beverley in May, denied narrowly from a pound higher. Didn't get much luck over track and trip subsequently before chasing home one now rated sixteen pounds higher last time; considered.
On losing run but threatening to come good soon, chasing home progressive 3yo latest
867252
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
OR: 67
Days: 21
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
22 Jun 19Hay Haydock10.5f GS5Hc9-11 p2/8Corncrake (1¾L)6/16774
15 Jun 19Chs Chester10.5f Sft4Hc8-4 p5/7Regular Income (2½L)4/16869
29 May 19Bev Beverley10f GS5Hc9-7 p2/7Kilbaha Lady (½L)9/26874
27 May 19Red Redcar10f GF4Hc8-9 p7/8Archie Perkins (11½L)10/16853
11 May 19Not Nottingham10f Sft5Hc9-2 p6/8Music Seeker (5¼L)11/17070
15 Apr 19Pon Pontefract8f GF4Hc8-8 p8/9Hortzadar (11L)13/27468
12
(5)
Silk colours for Citta D'Oro
Citta D'Oro p
J: Gabriele Malune 3
T: James Unett
Started the season with two narrow wins on Tapeta before improving for a step up to this trip two starts back, placing off a two pound lower mark. Subsequent effort over a mile can be ignored, although he still has a shade to find from this rating.
Pair of AW wins to start 2019; fair 3rd on fast turf in May but below par on AW latest
-11739
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 64
Days: 19
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
24 Jun 19Wol Wolverhampton (AW)8.5f St6Hc9-3 p9/13Street Poet (5¼L)4/16459
24 May 19Hay Haydock10f GF5Hc9-1 3/15Briardale (2L)7/16268
27 Apr 19Hay Haydock8f Sft5Hc9-2 p7/14Bristol Missile (13½L)15/26241
16 Mar 19Wol Wolverhampton (AW)8.5f St6Hc9-6 p1/13Aqua Libre (½L)7/2F6066
21 Feb 19Wol Wolverhampton (AW)9.5f St6Hc9-0 p11/12Duke Of Alba (hd)28/15763
30 Oct 18Wol Wolverhampton (AW)14f St63yHc9-4 11/13Eden Rose (21L)50/16243
13
(13)
Silk colours for Maghfoor
Maghfoor p
J: Rhiain Ingram 5
T: Eric Alston
Winless in his last eighteen starts since scoring in 2017 for bin Suroor. Now twenty two pounds below his opening mark, although he has been disappointing since placing on reappearance. Worth avoiding despite the return of cheekpieces.
1-21 and disappointing since reappearance 3rd in April; cheekpieces refitted
8-3806
Age: 5
Weight: 8-4
OR: 63
Days: 8
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
5 Jul 19Hay Haydock10.5f GF5Hc9-9 6/11Mr Coco Bean (9¼L)18/16553
24 May 19Hay Haydock10f GF5Hc9-6 15/15Briardale (29L)8/16720
27 Apr 19Don Doncaster12f Gd4Hc8-9 8/16Get Back Get Back (7L)14/16866
8 Apr 19Red Redcar10f Gd5Hc9-7 3/12Mr Coco Bean (1¾L)11/4F6872
3 Oct 18Not Nottingham10f Gd3Hc8-7 8/9Lyrica's Lion (12½L)8/17253
26 Sep 18Red Redcar10f Gd4Hc9-0 6/14Epaulement (10L)28/17262
8
(6)
Silk colours for Miss Sheridan
C
Miss Sheridan
T: Michael Easterby
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
970-01
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 73
Days: 50
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
24 May 19Pon Pontefract8f GF5Hc9-2 1/8Straight Ash (hd)8/16976
4 May 19Thi Thirsk7f Gd5Hc10-0 14/15Supaulette (10L)40/17052
15 Oct 18Mus Musselburgh7f Gd5Hc9-6 10/10Pepys (13L)33/17245
30 Sep 18Mus Musselburgh8f GF3Hc8-10 7/7Crotchet (8¼L)20/17261
8 Sep 18Thi Thirsk7f Sft3Hc8-8 9/9Queen Penn (12L)40/17354
26 Aug 18Goo Goodwood9f Sft5Hc11-0 5/6Red Charmer (30L)7/17320
14
(14)
Silk colours for Valentine Mist
Valentine Mist
T: James Grassick
980407
Age: 7
Weight: 8-2
OR: 45
Days: 28
DateCourseRaceTypeWeightPos1st/2ndSPORRPR
15 Jun 19Chs Chester7.5f Sft4Hc7-13 7/8Eponina (18L)100/15722
12 Apr 19Kem Kempton (AW)7f St/Slw69-8 13/13Fantastic Flyer (22L)66/145-
15 Mar 19Lin Lingfield (AW)7f St6Cl9-4 4/5Unforgiving Minute (8¼L)100/13935
28 Feb 19Kem Kempton (AW)8f St/Slw5Hc8-7 12/12Magic Mirror (21L)100/15616
13 Feb 19Kem Kempton (AW)7f St/Slw5Hc7-11 8/8Chica De La Noche (17½L)150/1489
23 Jan 19Kem Kempton (AW)7f St/Slw5Md9-4 9/13Songkran (12½L)200/13935
Verdict

A long losing run is a slight concern but DARK DEVIL's latest Haydock second to a progressive sort suggests he's on a good mark.

Verdict silk image
Dark Devil

Betting Forecast:

4/1 Bit Of A Quirke,

9/2 Dark Devil,

8/1 Swift Emperor,

Redgrave,

Miss Sheridan,

9/1 Heart Of Soul,

10/1 Dragon Mountain,

11/1 Medalla De Oro,

14/1 Citta D'Oro,

16/1 Garden Oasis,

Elhafei,

20/1 Thaayer,

25/1 Maghfoor,

100/1 Valentine Mist

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