LEICESTER
7 August 2022
Sunday 7th August

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  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 1m 3f 179y
  • Going: Good To Firm
Leicester
Runners
5

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Stalls
Inside

Weather
Partly cloudy

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(4)
True Courage silk
CD
D
True Courage v
J: Dylan Hogan
T: Michael Bell
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 6 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (43%)
Back near his best when 2nd at Windsor and Ascot in two of last three outings; big player
054232
Age: 4
Weight: 10-4
OR: 77
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Jul 22 Asc Ascot 12f GF 4Hc 9-13 v 2/11 Awesome Dancer (1¾L) 18/1 77 84
30 Jun 22 Yar Yarmouth 11.5f GF 5Hc 9-11 v 3/6 Alpha King (13L) 5/4F 77 66
26 Jun 22 Wdr Windsor 11.5f GF 4Hc 9-5 v 2/7 Enthused (1¼L) 5/1 77 84
15 Jun 22 Rip Ripon 12f Gd 4Hc 9-7 v 4/8 Croeso Cymraeg (2¾L) 12/1 78 81
26 May 22 Rip Ripon 12f Gd 4Hc 9-9 v 5/5 Shake A Leg (28L) 6/5F 80 41
7 May 22 Asc Ascot 12f Gd 3Hc 8-10 v 13/16 Juan De Montalban (10½L) 18/1 82 79
2
(2)
Zuba silk
D
Zuba
J: Graham Lee
T: Nick Gifford
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
His five runs (four over hurdles) from last July to this April were all heavy defeats
82234-
Age: 6
Weight: 10-2
OR: 75
Days: 379
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 22 Fon Fontwell 17.5f Gd 5HcH 11-11 8/11 Gold Souk (26L) 33/1 103 89
8 Nov 21 Kem Kempton 16f Gd 4HcH 11-5 8/8 Kensington Art (32L) 16/1 107 80
19 Sep 21 Plu Plumpton 16f Gd 3HcH 10-6 6/6 Glory And Fortune (33L) 13/2 110 88
24 Jul 21 Asc Ascot 12f GF 4Hc 9-13 4/4 Southern Voyage (25L) 10/1 78 50
5 Jul 21 Wor Worcester 20f Gd 4NvH 11-7 4/9 Fire Away (28L) 5/1 111 101
11 Jun 21 Goo Goodwood 12f GF 4Hc 10-2 3/9 Genesius (¾L) 13/8F 77 82
3
(5)
Genesius silk
D
Genesius
J: Darragh Keenan
T: Sir Mark Prescott Bt
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Gained a 1m4f AW win last August but he hasn't hit the same level since
476-66
Age: 5
Weight: 9-13
OR: 72
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Jul 22 Lin Lingfield (AW) 12f St 5Hc 10-1 p1 6/10 Party Island (12½L) 16/1 74 67
9 Jul 22 Sal Salisbury 12f GF 4Hc 9-5 6/6 Croeso Cymraeg (6L) 13/2 76 73
19 Oct 21 Kem Kempton (AW) 12f St/Slw 4Hc 9-0 6/13 Bascule (9½L) 25/1 78 75
20 Sep 21 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 12f St 4Hc 9-5 7/8 Basilicata (4¾L) 9/2 79 79
5 Sep 21 Yor York 12f GF 4Hc 8-13 4/9 Emaraty Hero (12½L) 6/1 79 74
16 Aug 21 Cat Catterick 12f GF 5Hc 11-5 3/5 The Dancing Poet (3½L) 6/5F 81 82
4
(3)
Lexington Knight silk
Lexington Knight
J: Pat Dobbs
T: Richard Hannon
Closest this term when about 2l third at Newmarket last time, albeit in a five-runner race
777673
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 66
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Jul 22 Nmk Newmarket (July) 12f GF 4Hc 9-5 3/5 Pons Aelius (2¼L) 13/2 67 73
21 Jun 22 Nby Newbury 11f Gd 5Hc 9-9 7/11 Wonder Starelzaam (5¼L) 6/1 70 72
3 Jun 22 Goo Goodwood 12f Gd 5Hc 9-8 p 6/8 Rozalia (5½L) 9/1 74 73
19 May 22 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 13.5f St 4Hc 8-13 p 7/7 Spirit Mixer (19½L) 25/1 77 64
23 Apr 22 Rip Ripon 12f Gd 2Hc 8-7 b1 7/7 State Of Bliss (20L) 4/1 79 56
27 Mar 22 Don Doncaster 10f Gd 3Hc 8-12 p 7/12 Matchless (6½L) 3/1F 80 78
5
(1)
Sarsons Risk silk
Sarsons Risk
J: David Probert
T: Ian Williams
Two handicaps, when last of seven at Leicester (1m4f) and 8th of 11 at Doncaster (1m6f)
37-678
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: 73
Days: 64
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jun 22 Don Doncaster 14.5f Gd 23yHc 8-10 8/11 Salvator Mundi (9L) 20/1 75 74
23 May 22 Lei Leicester 12f GF 43yHc 9-4 7/7 Salvator Mundi (3½L) 15/2 75 74
11 Apr 22 Wdr Windsor 10f GS 53yNv 9-3 6/13 Maksud (8¾L) 28/1 - 72
23 Sep 21 Nmk Newmarket 8f Gd 42yMd 9-0 7/10 Subastar (17½L) 10/1 - 50
13 Aug 21 Nby Newbury 7f Gd 42yMd 9-5 3/14 Island Bandit (3L) 25/1 - 67
Verdict

The opposition to TRUE COURAGE looks very limited, so Michael Bell's charge can register a first win since last July.

Verdict silk image
True Courage

Betting Forecast:

5/4 True Courage,

11/4 Lexington Knight,

9/2 Genesius,

6/1 Sarsons Risk,

10/1 Zuba

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