DONCASTER
23 March 2024
Saturday 23rd March

ITV Racing Tips

13:20 13:30 13:50 14:10 14:25 14:40 15:00 15:15 15:35

Doncaster Tips

13:20 13:50 14:25 15:00 15:35 16:10 16:45 17:20

Bangor-on-Dee Tips

13:30 14:00 14:30 15:05 15:40 16:15

Newbury Tips

13:40 14:10 14:40 15:15 15:50 16:25 17:00

Navan Tips

14:17 14:50 15:25 15:58 16:33 17:08 17:38

Wolverhampton (AW) Tips

16:05 16:40 17:15 17:45 18:15 18:45 19:15 19:45 20:15

Newcastle (AW) Tips

16:55 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:00 19:30 20:00
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William Hill Epic Boost Spring Mile Handicap (Class 2) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV4
  • Distance: 1m
  • Going: Soft
Doncaster
Runners
18

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Stalls
Centre

Weather
Mostly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(4)
Lion Tower silk
D
Lion Tower
J: Sam James
T: Grant Tuer
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
The forecast slow ground is a negative back on turf; best on good/firmer
/900-2
Age: 7
Weight: 9-12
OR: 84
Days: 48
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Feb 24 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 7f St 3Hc 9-3 2/13 Oliver Show (nk) 22/1 84 93
15 Nov 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 3Hc 9-9 10/12 Fantastic Fox (6¼L) 28/1 87 83
23 Sep 23 Yor York 7f GS 3Hc 9-6 11/17 Aphelios (9¼L) 33/1 89 72
1 Apr 23 Don Doncaster 8f Hy 2Hc 9-9 9/22 Harswell Duke (8¾L) 50/1 89 76
5 Nov 22 Don Doncaster 7f Hy 2Hc 9-4 8/9 Baradar (10L) 40/1 91 74
22 Oct 22 Don Doncaster 7f Hy 3Hc 9-12 11/15 Totally Charming (13L) 50/1 93 72
2
(5)
Look Back Smiling silk
C
Look Back Smiling
J: Brandon Wilkie 5
T: Gemma Tutty
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Has notable Doncaster form, including a heavy-ground win last time out
86451-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-11
OR: 83
Days: 147
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Oct 23 Don Doncaster 7f Hy 4Hc 9-7 1/10 Astral Spirit (1¾L) 5/1 80 90
13 Oct 23 Yor York 7f Sft 4Hc 9-4 p 5/13 Thunder Roar (3½L) 10/1 80 79
11 Oct 23 Not Nottingham 8.5f Hy 4Hc 9-4 p 4/10 Dashing Roger (6L) 15/2 80 83
16 Sep 23 Don Doncaster 8f Sft 2Hc 7-9 p 6/15 Liberty Lane (3½L) 33/1 84 85
26 Aug 23 Red Redcar 8f GF 4Hc 9-3 8/13 Ron O (8¾L) 12/1 78 71
5 Aug 23 Ham Hamilton 8.5f Hy 5Hc 9-3 p 4/6 Shine On Brendan (2L) 4/7F 74 75
3
(18)
Titian silk
C
D
Titian
J: Ryan Sexton
T: Julie Camacho
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Close second off 2lb higher in this contest 12 months ago; respected back here
34539-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-11
OR: 83
Days: 161
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Oct 23 Yor York 10.5f Sft 2Hc 8-9 9/12 Certain Lad (8¾L) 11/2 85 77
7 Oct 23 Red Redcar 8f Gd 2Hc 9-3 3/16 Painters Palette (2¼L) 9/1 84 90
16 Sep 23 Don Doncaster 8f Sft 2Hc 8-7 5/15 Liberty Lane (3½L) 18/1 85 86
10 Aug 23 Chp Chepstow 8f GS 4Hc 9-10 4/12 Cabinet Of Clowns (6½L) 9/2F 86 81
13 Jul 23 Nmk Newmarket (July) 8f GF 3Hc 9-9 3/8 Darkness (1½L) 9/1 86 90
6 May 23 Nmk Newmarket 9f GS 2Hc 8-6 6/17 King Of Conquest (5¼L) 22/1 87 85
4
(11)
Dirtyoldtown silk
Dirtyoldtown
J: Rhys Clutterbuck
T: Dylan Cunha
Won comfortably on heavy ground at Newmarket when last seen; possibilities
90801-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-10
OR: 82
Days: 140
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Nov 23 Nmk Newmarket 7f Hy 4Hc 9-4 1/17 Shandy Star (2¼L) 22/1 77 88
1 Nov 23 Lin Lingfield (AW) 6f St 4Hc 9-4 b 10/10 Cover Up (12L) 15/2 77 54
4 Oct 23 Kem Kempton (AW) 7f St/Slw 4Hc 9-13 8/13 Elzaam Blue (4¼L) 15/2 80 77
16 Jun 23 Yor York 7f GF 3Hc 9-5 12/16 Another Investment (15L) 20/1 84 56
8 Apr 23 Mus Musselburgh 7f GS 2Hc 8-9 b 9/11 Gweedore (25L) 9/1 86 23
1 Apr 23 Don Doncaster 8f Hy 2Hc 9-8 b1 20/22 Harswell Duke (47L) 17/2 88 -
5
(9)
Wildfell silk
CD
Wildfell
J: J F Egan
T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Fit from AW; sole turf success came over C&D; not without a chance
07-524
Age: 4
Weight: 9-10
OR: 82
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Feb 24 Kem Kempton (AW) 8f St/Slw 3Hc 8-12 4/11 King's Code (4½L) 10/1 82 84
21 Jan 24 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 8f St 4Hc 9-3 2/12 Al Marmar (3¼L) 9/1 82 89
16 Jan 24 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 4Hc 9-9 5/11 Dingle (2L) 28/1 82 84
16 Dec 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 7f St 4Hc 9-9 7/12 The Turpinator (5L) 14/1 83 79
30 Sep 23 Nmk Newmarket 9f GF 2Hc 8-5 29/34 Astro King (16L) 100/1 91 66
14 Sep 23 Don Doncaster 10f Sft 23yHc 8-5 7/8 Maximilian Caesar (18½L) 14/1 84 59
6
(12)
Arthur's Realm silk
CD
D
Arthur's Realm
J: Rossa Ryan
T: Ed Dunlop
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Landed this prize off only 1lb lower in 2022; finished seventh last year
35374-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-10
OR: 82
Days: 157
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Oct 23 Kem Kempton (AW) 12f St/Slw 4Hc 9-13 4/12 Sonnerie Power (6¾L) 6/1 83 85
27 Sep 23 Goo Goodwood 9f Sft 4Hc 9-8 v1 7/12 Mr Professor (9L) 4/1J 84 77
16 Sep 23 Chs Chester 10.5f GS 3Hc 9-4 p 3/10 Box To Box (2L) 6/1 85 90
31 Aug 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 3Hc 9-8 p 5/13 Helm Rock (5½L) 16/1 86 90
15 Jul 23 Ham Hamilton 8.5f Sft 4Hc 10-4 p 3/9 Pisanello (2¼L) 5/1 87 91
22 Jun 23 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 8f St 3Hc 8-11 p1 2/8 War In Heaven (shd) 6/1 84 94
7
(1)
Thunder Roar silk
C
Thunder Roar
J: Jamie Spencer
T: Tony Coyle & Kaine Wood
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Has form figures of 21311 on soft/heavy; interesting granted ideal ground
0311-3
Age: 5
Weight: 9-8
OR: 80
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Mar 24 Sth Southwell (AW) 7f St 4Hc 9-9 3/12 How Impressive (2½L) 22/1 80 85
28 Oct 23 Don Doncaster 7f Hy 4Hc 10-0 1/9 Muntadab (1¾L) 2/1F 77 87
13 Oct 23 Yor York 7f Sft 4Hc 9-5 1/13 Oso Rapido (nse) 7/2J 74 84
30 Sep 23 Chs Chester 7.5f Hy 5Hc 10-0 3/10 King's Code (2L) 4/1 75 79
28 Jul 23 Yor York 7f GS 4Hc 9-5 13/17 Quest For Fun (18L) 13/2 76 33
17 Jul 23 Ayr Ayr 6f GS 3Hc 9-3 8/16 Ramiro (3¾L) 7/2F 78 75
8
(8)
Magic Memories silk
D
Magic Memories t
J: Tom Queally
T: Gary Moore
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Ended last season in good form; may improve further this year; not ruled out
32413-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 80
Days: 140
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Nov 23 Nmk Newmarket 8f Hy 3Hc 9-2 t 3/14 Dashing Roger (2L) 14/1 80 85
19 Oct 23 Bri Brighton 8f Sft 5Hc 9-11 t 1/7 Optiva Star (hd) 11/4F 77 85
17 Aug 23 Wdr Windsor 8f GF 43yHc 9-2 t 4/10 Pjanoo (1L) 11/2 77 81
31 Jul 23 Lin Lingfield 7f Sft 5Nv 9-7 t1 2/11 Molaqab (4¾L) 9/2 78 75
1 Jul 23 Wdr Windsor 8f GF 2Nv 9-4 3/9 Alsakib (1L) 80/1 - 80
7 Jun 23 Kem Kempton (AW) 7f St/Slw 4Nv 9-4 9/14 Merlin The Wizard (10L) 20/1 - 59
9
(7)
Clear Angel silk
D
Clear Angel h
J: Daniel Muscutt
T: Susan Corbett
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Respectable sixth in this contest 12 months ago; again may not be far away
14304-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-7
OR: 79
Days: 168
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Oct 23 Red Redcar 8f Gd 2Hc 8-12 h 4/16 Painters Palette (3¼L) 6/1 79 83
26 Aug 23 Red Redcar 8f GF 4Hc 9-13 h 10/13 Ron O (12L) 100/30F 80 66
5 Aug 23 Thi Thirsk 8f Sft 3Hc 8-13 h 3/11 Another Batt (1¾L) 7/1 80 86
28 Jul 23 Yor York 8f GS 4Hc 11-4 h 4/13 Tele Red (4L) 100/30F 80 82
28 Jun 23 Crl Carlisle 8f GS 4Hc 9-3 h 1/10 Strongbowe (hd) 7/2 76 87
30 Apr 23 Wet Wetherby 8f GS 5Hc 9-9 h 1/14 Forward Flight (2L) 15/8F 70 85
10
(16)
Kalikapour silk
D
Kalikapour p
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Ex-Irish; failed to progress last year; market instructive on debut for new yard
/7050-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 79
Days: 176
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Sep 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St Hc 9-8 11/14 Slieve Binnian (6¾L) 10/1 82 80
24 Aug 23 Kln Killarney 8f Y 3y 9-6 5/6 Space Age (6¼L) 14/1 85 82
11 Jun 23 Nav Navan 10f Gd 3yHc 9-10 p1 10/10 Canute (17½L) 20/1 87 68
21 May 23 Naa Naas 8f Gd 3yHc 9-9 7/11 Fort Vega (6¾L) 10/1 90 81
2 Dec 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 8f St 2yMd 9-7 1/14 Just An Hour (2L) 7/2 - 86
15 Oct 22 Leo Leopardstown 8f Gd/Y 2yMd 9-5 6/15 Peking Opera (8¾L) 20/1 - 66
11
(13)
He's A Gentleman silk
D
BF
He's A Gentleman v
J: Jason Hart
T: Hugo Palmer
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Very consistent, mostly on AW, since last summer; 0-14 on turf
1212-2
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 78
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Feb 24 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 7f St 4Hc 9-7 v 2/12 Billy Mill (hd) 7/2J 78 87
19 Dec 23 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 8.5f St 4Hc 9-9 v 2/8 Master Of Combat (nk) 5/1 77 84
25 Nov 23 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 7f St 4Hc 9-5 v 1/8 Hieronymus (hd) 17/2 73 82
26 Oct 23 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 8.5f St 5Hc 9-12 v 2/9 Light Up Our Stars (1½L) 2/1F 73 79
3 Oct 23 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 8.5f St 5Hc 9-10 v 1/10 Eagle Day (shd) 100/30F 71 78
6 Sep 23 Sth Southwell (AW) 8f St 5Hc 9-8 v 3/13 Bushfire (2¼L) 17/2 71 77
12
(10)
Hortzadar silk
D
Hortzadar p
J: Daniel Tudhope
T: David O'Meara
D
7 x Distance Winner - Won 7 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 4 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (31%)
Not the force of old; recent efforts don't augur well
3-5488
Age: 9
Weight: 9-5
OR: 77
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Mar 24 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 4Hc 9-7 p 8/10 Danielsflyer (7½L) 9/1 76 68
17 Feb 24 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 4Hc 9-2 p 8/12 Noble Order (9¼L) 10/1 77 66
22 Jan 24 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 4Hc 9-7 p 4/9 Trais Fluors (1¼L) 6/1 78 83
11 Jan 24 Sth Southwell (AW) 8f St 4Hc 9-8 p 5/10 Goldsmith (2½L) 10/1 79 82
8 Dec 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St/Slw 4Hc 9-9 p 3/12 Star Shield (¼L) 13/2 78 83
3 Nov 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 5Hc 9-13 p 1/11 Star Shield (nk) 22/1 76 83
13
(2)
Maysong silk
D
Maysong p
J: Christian Howarth 3
T: Alice Haynes
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Fully exposed but he finished third (off only 2lb lower) in this race last year
58-732
Age: 7
Weight: 9-5
OR: 77
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 24 Kem Kempton (AW) 8f St/Slw 4Hc 9-6 p 2/8 Plastic Paddy (½L) 100/30 77 84
21 Jan 24 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 8f St 4Hc 8-13 p 3/12 Al Marmar (3½L) 28/1 78 84
7 Jan 24 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 8.5f St 4Hc 9-7 p 7/11 Borgi (2¾L) 33/1 80 82
7 Oct 23 Red Redcar 8f Gd 2Hc 9-0 p 8/16 Painters Palette (5¼L) 12/1 81 80
29 Sep 23 Nmk Newmarket 9f GF 3Hc 9-1 p 5/8 Real Gain (12½L) 20/1 82 69
8 Sep 23 Asc Ascot 8f Gd 4Hc 10-10 p 8/11 Crystal Casque (12½L) 9/2 81 60
14
(15)
Expressionless silk
Expressionless p
J: Kieran O'Neill
T: Dylan Cunha
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
This may be the time to catch him; scored twice on soft ground last spring
19067-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 76
Days: 109
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 23 Lin Lingfield (AW) 10f St 4Hc 9-10 p 7/9 Light Speed (5¼L) 8/1 78 78
18 Nov 23 Lin Lingfield (AW) 10f St 3Hc 8-10 p1 6/9 Storm Catcher (6L) 40/1 80 77
3 Nov 23 Nmk Newmarket 10f Hy 3Hc 9-3 13/15 Laafi (15½L) 28/1 82 64
15 Oct 23 Goo Goodwood 8f Sft 4Hc 9-13 9/10 Alpha Crucis (7L) 3/1F 82 76
25 Apr 23 Eps Epsom 8.5f Sft 43yHc 9-3 1/8 Alpha Crucis (1¾L) 9/2 74 88
5 Apr 23 Not Nottingham 8.5f Sft 53y 9-2 1/5 Macho Sun (1½L) 11/8F 69 71
15
(14)
Harswell Duke silk
CD
D
Harswell Duke
J: Jonny Peate 3
T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Defied an 8lb higher mark in this race 12 months ago; very attractively weighted
7670-6
Age: 6
Weight: 9-3
OR: 75
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Mar 24 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 5Hc 9-6 6/9 Havana Party (7L) 18/1 75 69
7 Nov 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 4Hc 9-5 b1 11/12 Eldrickjones (10½L) 18/1 77 65
11 Oct 23 Not Nottingham 8.5f Hy 4Hc 9-10 7/10 Dashing Roger (11½L) 9/1 79 70
2 Oct 23 Ham Hamilton 9f Sft 3Hc 9-5 p1 6/8 Botanical (9¾L) 22/1 82 78
29 Sep 23 Hay Haydock 8f Sft 3Hc 9-8 7/7 Beccara Rose (12L) 5/1 82 63
13 Sep 23 Sth Southwell (AW) 8f St 4Hc 9-9 10/13 Tosen Wish (3¾L) 66/1 85 85
16
(3)
Helter Skelter silk
Helter Skelter
J: Alistair Rawlinson
T: Rebecca Menzies
The least exposed contender; interesting on second run for shrewd new connections
263-4
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 74
Days: 8
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Mar 24 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 9.5f St 4Nv 9-4 4/8 Aerospace (6¾L) 12/1 74 72
30 Sep 23 Kln Killarney 8f Hy Md 9-8 3/7 Simpson's Paradox (1¼L) 13/8F - 81
24 Aug 23 Kln Killarney 8f Y 3y 8-8 6/6 Space Age (6½L) 8/1 - 76
11 Aug 23 Tip Tipperary 7.5f Sft Md 9-8 2/9 Space Age (3½L) 14/1 - 79
17
(17)
Skilled Warrior silk
D
Skilled Warrior
J: Ethan Jones 7
T: Grant Tuer
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Current mark reflects a decline in his form; others preferred
-48807
Age: 6
Weight: 8-12
OR: 70
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Mar 24 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 5Hc 9-5 7/9 Havana Party (12½L) 16/1 71 52
1 Mar 24 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 10f St 5Hc 9-6 p 12/12 Asgard's Captain (18½L) 12/1 72 46
12 Feb 24 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 9.5f St 5Hc 9-9 p 8/10 Tribal Wisdom (5¼L) 14/1 74 72
30 Jan 24 Sth Southwell (AW) 8f St 3Hc 8-13 p 8/13 King's Code (3¼L) 18/1 75 77
16 Jan 24 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 4Hc 9-2 p 4/11 Dingle (1L) 11/1 75 80
16 Dec 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 12.5f St 3Hc 9-5 p 8/12 Quantum Cat (13½L) 66/1 78 66
18
(6)
Tonal silk
BF
Tonal
J: Sean D Bowen 5
T: Ian Williams
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (0%)
Campaigned in Class 6 on AW since handicapping; something to prove back on turf
-93414
Age: 4
Weight: 8-2
OR: 55
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Feb 24 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 9.5f St 6Hc 9-11 4/9 Enzos Angel (5¾L) 11/10F 60 63
10 Feb 24 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 9.5f St 6Hc 9-4 1/11 Cryptos Dream (1L) 15/8F 55 64
6 Feb 24 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 8.5f St 6Hc 9-2 4/10 Panama City (¾L) 7/2 55 62
21 Jan 24 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 8f St 6Hc 8-13 3/11 Once Adaay (1¼L) 12/1 55 61
6 Jan 24 Kem Kempton (AW) 6f St/Slw 5Md 10-2 9/9 Fire Demon (11L) 150/1 - 56
23 Jun 23 Sai Saint-Cloud 7f VSft 3y 9-3 8/8 Austral (15L) 13/1 - 45
Verdict

A chance is taken on HELTER SKELTER, who lacks experience but is very unexposed by the same token. Harswell Duke is second choice.

Verdict silk image
Helter Skelter

Betting Forecast:

6/1 Harswell Duke,

13/2 Titian,

7/1 Arthur's Realm,

8/1 Thunder Roar,

9/1 Dirtyoldtown,

Look Back Smiling,

Helter Skelter,

11/1 Magic Memories,

14/1 Expressionless,

16/1 Wildfell,

Clear Angel,

Maysong,

20/1 Lion Tower,

Kalikapour,

He's A Gentleman,

25/1 Hortzadar,

33/1 Tonal,

40/1 Skilled Warrior

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