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15 February 2020
Saturday 15th February

ITV Racing Tips

13:50 14:05 14:25 14:40 15:00 15:15 15:35

Gowran Park Tips

13:10 13:44 14:19 14:54 15:29 16:04 16:39

Ascot Tips

13:15 13:50 14:25 15:00 15:35 16:10 16:45

Lingfield (AW) Tips

13:25 14:00 14:35 15:10 15:45 16:20

Haydock Tips

13:30 14:05 14:40 15:15 15:50 16:25 17:00

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16:55 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:00 19:30 20:00 20:30
Yellow underlined races have a myracing selection

Sodexo Reynoldstown Novices' Chase (Grade 2) (Class 1)

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 2m 7f 180y
  • Going: Soft
Ascot
Runners
6

Type
Chase Turf

Surface
Turf

Weather
Rain

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Danny Whizzbang silk
D
Danny Whizzbang t
J: Harry Cobden
T: Paul Nicholls
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts at this distance (67%)
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 8 wins from 31 in the last 14 days (26%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 12 wins from 48 in the last 14 days (25%)
Lightly raced seven-year-old who had won all three previous starts under rules prior to coming up short in the Grade 1 Kauto Star Novices’ Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day. Had excuses there; hampered, but others are still preferred today.
Looks thorough stayer and this more galloping track may well suit him better than Kempton
/11-13
Age: 7
Weight: 11-5
OR: 147
Days: 51
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 19 Kem Kempton 24f Sft NvChG1 11-7 t 3/7 Slate House (20L) 6/1 147 140
30 Nov 19 Nby Newbury 23.5f GS NvChG2 11-2 t 1/3 Reserve Tank (4L) 9/2 139 150
5 Mar 19 Exe Exeter 23f GS 4NvH 11-9 t 1/11 Truckin Away (5L) 2/1 - 141
28 Nov 18 Her Hereford 25.5f GS 4MdH 11-0 t1 1/10 Master Card (¾L) 5/2 - 122
22 Apr 18 Bls Ballysteen 24f Y/Sft MdPTP 12-2 1/9 Ask Ben (2½L) 3/1C - 89
12 Nov 17 Blb Ballinaboola 24f Y/Sft 4yMdPTP 11-11 PU/13 Know The Score () 3/1 - -
2
Sam Brown silk
D
Sam Brown
J: Aidan Coleman
T: Anthony Honeyball
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Has clearly had his issues down the years; this just his fifth start since March 2017, but his record over fences currently reads 2-2. Pulled clear to score by fifteen lengths in a Grade 2 at Haydock latest, but this is a tougher assignment; needs more.
Impressive; two significant errors last time but going back up in trip here will suit
/41/11
Age: 8
Weight: 11-5
OR: 152
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Jan 20 Hay Haydock 20f Hy NvChG2 11-0 1/4 Knight In Dubai (15L) 9/4 148 152
7 Jan 20 Lin Lingfield 23.5f Hy 4NvCh 11-0 1/4 Just Your Type (22L) 6/5F 135 149
18 Dec 17 Plu Plumpton 20.5f Sft 4NvH 10-12 1/11 New To This Town (7L) 7/4F - 135
29 Oct 17 Wcn Wincanton 21.5f Gd 4NvH 10-12 4/11 Red River (39L) 6/5F - 99
4 Mar 17 Nby Newbury 16.5f Sft 5NHF 11-9 1/9 Chef Des Obeaux (¾L) 9/2 - 121
2 Feb 17 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f Hy 6NHF 11-3 1/11 Lalor (1¼L) 4/1 - 119
3
Two For Gold silk
D
Two For Gold
J: David Bass
T: Kim Bailey
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 3 wins from 3 starts at this distance (100%)
Going Specialist - 4 wins from 5 starts on this ground (80%)
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 4 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (27%)
Progressive sort who held on gamely to land a Grade 2 at Warwick last time out. Soft ground clearly suits, and his yard is in flying form, but a step forward on that latest performance is needed for him to trouble the best of these rivals.
3-3 over fences, battling back very gamely in 3m Grade 2 at Warwick last time
14-111
Age: 7
Weight: 11-5
OR: 146
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jan 20 War Warwick 24f Sft NvChG2 11-0 1/7 Hold The Note (½L) 3/1 140 152
8 Dec 19 Kel Kelso 23.5f Sft 3NvCh 11-6 1/5 Coole Hall (1½L) 2/5F 138 142
3 Nov 19 Crl Carlisle 20f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-5 1/10 I'm To Blame (1½L) 11/4F 132 142
8 Mar 19 San Sandown 20f Sft 3HcH 11-10 4/10 Forza Milan (18L) 7/2 133 120
8 Jan 19 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 23f GS 4NvH 11-5 1/6 Trio For Rio (nk) 10/11F 131 129
8 Dec 18 Wet Wetherby 21.5f Sft 4NvH 10-12 1/11 Thelongwayaround (7L) 4/6F - 116
4
Pym silk
CD
Pym
J: Nico de Boinville
T: Nicky Henderson
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 10 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (33%)
Made a promising chase debut when second at Huntingdon in November, and he has won both starts since, building on a course and distance victory when scoring at Cheltenham latest. Going the right way but bottomless ground would be a concern.
Looks firmly on the upgrade and he already has the form for a very bold show
10-211
Age: 7
Weight: 11-3
OR: 152
Days: 64
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Dec 19 Chl Cheltenham 25.5f GS 2NvCh 11-6 1/5 Imperial Aura (8L) 2/1F 149 153
23 Nov 19 Asc Ascot 24f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-13 1/8 Highest Sun (3L) 11/4F 137 148
3 Nov 19 Hun Huntingdon 20f Gd 3NvCh 11-2 2/10 Deyrann De Carjac (3½L) 11/4F 137 138
15 Mar 19 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f GS 2HcH 11-3 11/24 Early Doors (19L) 12/1 138 131
28 Jan 19 Kem Kempton 21f GS 4NvH 11-8 1/9 The Cashel Man (nk) 8/13F 138 139
16 Nov 18 Chl Cheltenham 21f Gd NvHG2 11-0 2/9 Coolanly (3¼L) 9/4F 138 135
5
Copperhead silk
Copperhead
J: Jonjo O'Neill Jr
T: Colin Tizzard
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 4 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (25%)
Has seen his form improve markedly since switched to handicaps in this sphere, staying on well to land the Mandarin at Newbury latest. Connections took this race with a very similar sort last year; leading contender.
Impressive handicap wins brings him firmly into the argument in this Grade 2
11-511
Age: 6
Weight: 11-0
OR: 145
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 19 Nby Newbury 26f Sft 3HcCh 11-11 1/10 Moving In Style (3¼L) 3/1F 134 149
5 Dec 19 Wcn Wincanton 25f Gd 3HcCh 11-12 1/15 Fingerontheswitch (4L) 6/1 125 141
29 Oct 19 Chp Chepstow 23.5f GS 3Ch 11-4 5/8 Truckers Lodge (16½L) 13/2 125 122
15 Feb 19 San Sandown 20f Sft 4NvHcH 11-9 1/8 It's Got Legs (4L) 9/4F 116 127
20 Jan 19 Exe Exeter 18.5f GS 4HcH 10-10 1/9 Broughtons Admiral (7L) 5/1 104 117
19 Dec 18 Nby Newbury 20.5f Sft 4NvH 10-12 8/13 Tidal Flow (39L) 100/1 - 93
6
Alsa Mix silk
Alsa Mix
J: Tom Bellamy
T: Alan King
Sole mare in this line-up who made a winning chase debut in Listed company at Bangor in November. Has run to a consistent level in defeat in her two starts since, but improvement is needed to trouble the geldings today.
Goes well on heavy but has not proved herself at 3m and needs markedly improved form
6P-132
Age: 8
Weight: 10-12
OR: 138
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jan 20 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Sft 4NvChM 11-6 h 2/4 Annie Mc (4L) 13/8 138 138
12 Dec 19 War Warwick 20f Hy NvChLM 11-5 h 3/4 Sensulano (6L) 5/2 138 138
13 Nov 19 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 17.5f Hy NvChLM 11-0 h 1/4 Agusta Gold (shd) 9/4 132 136
15 Mar 19 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS NvHG1 10-12 h PU/20 Minella Indo () 100/1 135 -
29 Dec 18 Nby Newbury 20.5f GS NvHG1 11-0 h 6/7 Champ (23L) 12/1 137 114
7 Dec 18 San Sandown 20f Hy NvHG2 10-7 h 1/10 Darlac (3½L) 12/1 - 133
Verdict

Five are in serious contention on form, with the vote going to COPPERHEAD (nap) who has made such an excellent impression in handicaps.

Verdict silk image
Copperhead

Betting Forecast:

5/2 Sam Brown,

9/4 Pym,

3/1 Copperhead,

7/1 Danny Whizzbang,

Two For Gold,

25/1 Alsa Mix

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