PONTEFRACT
2 April 2024
Tuesday 2nd April

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Edie, Linda & Philip Grundy April Birthdays Handicap (Class 5) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 1m 2f 5y
  • Going: Heavy
Pontefract
Runners
6

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Stalls
Inside

Weather
Partly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(6)
Lord Melbourne silk
Lord Melbourne
J: Harry Davies
T: Simon & Ed Crisford
His profile is not one of a progressive horse and ground this soft is an unknown
32384-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-11
OR: 77
Days: 106
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 23 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 12f St 5Md 9-7 p 4/12 Composite (4¾L) 11/1 80 70
18 Nov 23 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 12f St 5Nv 9-4 p1 8/8 Incremental (31L) 9/4 82 33
28 Oct 23 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 10f St 5Nv 9-4 3/13 Enrico Caruso (4L) 7/4F - 72
9 Oct 23 Pon Pontefract 12f GS 3Md 9-7 2/4 Safety Catch (2L) 9/4 - 82
15 Sep 23 Sal Salisbury 10f GF 4Nv 9-4 3/8 Al Anoud (2¼L) 11/2 - 75
2
(2)
Bustaam silk
D
Bustaam
J: Daniel Tudhope
T: David O'Meara
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Up 10lb for his emphatic Doncaster win but could still be on a good mark
5048-1
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 75
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Mar 24 Don Doncaster 10f Sft 5Hc 9-6 1/12 Moonlit Cloud (3L) 7/1 65 82
17 Nov 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 12.5f St 5Hc 9-8 8/11 Bobby Shaftoe (10L) 12/1 67 57
10 Nov 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 12.5f St 5Hc 9-8 4/11 Evening Story (3½L) 33/1 69 71
31 Oct 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 10f St 5Hc 9-6 10/12 Governor Of India (11½L) 17/2 69 56
27 Sep 23 Red Redcar 7f GF 5Md 9-7 5/9 Doom (12½L) 12/1 - 57
13 Sep 23 Crl Carlisle 7f GS 5Md 9-7 3/6 Mubhijah (7L) 5/1 - 68
3
(1)
Bushfire silk
D
Bushfire
J: Connor Beasley
T: Gemma Tutty
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Last season didn't end well but he returns with the yard having winners
31850-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 70
Days: 171
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Oct 23 Yor York 10.5f Sft 4Hc 9-1 10/13 Star Ahoy (14L) 12/1 72 55
12 Oct 23 Ayr Ayr 10f Hy 5Hc 9-13 5/12 Bashful (4L) 10/1 72 71
29 Sep 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 5Hc 9-8 8/12 Playupskyblues (5¾L) 8/1 72 65
6 Sep 23 Sth Southwell (AW) 8f St 5Hc 9-2 1/13 Touchwood (1¼L) 7/1 68 79
30 Jul 23 Pon Pontefract 8f GS 5Hc 9-11 3/10 Silk Bird (2¾L) 9/2 68 71
22 Jul 23 Hay Haydock 10f Sft 5Hc 9-0 1/8 Billy Roberts (2¼L) 100/30 64 75
4
(7)
Damascus Steel silk
D
Damascus Steel b
J: Jason Hart
T: Ed Dunlop
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Two wins last year; form fell away but on a fair mark if getting his act together
15395-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 70
Days: 169
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Oct 23 Yar Yarmouth 11.5f Sft 5Hc 9-6 b 5/9 Coco Royale (10½L) 9/1 72 64
26 Sep 23 Not Nottingham 10f Sft 2Hc 9-5 b 9/11 Ectocross (8¾L) 6/1 73 67
21 Sep 23 Pon Pontefract 12f GS 4Hc 9-2 b 3/8 Roaring Legend (½L) 6/1 73 76
23 Aug 23 Bat Bath 10f Gd 5Hc 9-7 b 5/11 Miss Bluebelle (9¼L) 11/2J 73 66
3 Aug 23 Not Nottingham 10f Hy 5Hc 9-8 b 1/9 Macho Sun (nk) 6/1 70 77
21 Jul 23 Pon Pontefract 10f GS 5Hc 9-6 b 2/7 Supposedtobe (shd) 13/2 68 74
5
(5)
Flying Scotsman silk
Flying Scotsman
J: Paul Mulrennan
T: Ben Haslam
Useful in Ireland but uncompetitive in six Flat handicaps for Ben Haslam
7600-7
Age: 7
Weight: 9-3
OR: 69
Days: 84
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Jan 24 Sth Southwell (AW) 12f St 5Hc 9-9 7/10 Bringbackmemories (7¼L) 66/1 72 69
15 Nov 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 12.5f St 4Hc 9-5 p 11/12 Quantum Cat (9¾L) 100/1 75 67
17 Oct 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 10f St 4Hc 9-13 11/12 Oh So Grand (17L) 100/1 79 57
21 Sep 23 Pon Pontefract 12f GS 4Hc 10-3 p 6/8 Roaring Legend (3¾L) 80/1 81 79
5 Aug 23 Ham Hamilton 13f Hy 4Hc 10-1 7/7 Two Auld Pals (44L) 33/1 84 29
4 Jul 23 Ham Hamilton 12f GS 4Hc 10-3 5/5 Beraz (18½L) 16/1 86 65
7
(4)
Vallamorey silk
D
Vallamorey
J: Tom Eaves
T: Sam England
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
1m2f winner on soft ground but poor this year over hurdles and on the Flat
0655-9
Age: 6
Weight: 8-12
OR: 64
Days: 57
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Mar 24 Hex Hexham 16f Hy 4NvH 10-9 5/6 Galunggung (40L) 100/1 - 50
12 Mar 24 Sed Sedgefield 17f Sft 4NvH 10-9 6/7 Tedtwo (56L) 50/1 - 49
5 Feb 24 Sth Southwell (AW) 12f St 5Hc 8-12 9/9 Caldwell (19L) 25/1 66 44
11 Jan 24 Cat Catterick 15.5f Sft 4MdHM 11-4 PU/13 Brucio () 8/1 - -
7 Aug 23 Rip Ripon 10f Sft 4Hc 9-4 5/7 Zarabanda (11½L) 11/1 68 57
26 Jul 23 Cat Catterick 12f Gd 4Hc 9-8 5/6 Hope You Can Run (9¼L) 14/1 70 64
6
(3)
Destinado silk
D
BF
Destinado v
T: James Owen
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
414213
Age: 6
Weight: 9-2
OR: 68
Days: 2
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Mar 24 Sth Southwell (AW) 11f St 6Hc 9-10 v 3/14 Steps In The Sand (1L) 11/4F 68 77
23 Mar 24 Don Doncaster 10f Sft 5Hc 9-5 v 1/11 Big Bear Hug (3¼L) 4/1F 61 74
16 Mar 24 Sth Southwell (AW) 11f St 5Hc 8-6 b 2/6 Real Terms (hd) 2/1J 60 68
5 Mar 24 Sth Southwell (AW) 14f St 6Hc 9-11 v 4/9 Young Endless (3L) 9/4 60 64
27 Feb 24 Sth Southwell (AW) 11f St 6Hc 9-6 v 1/10 Trusty Scout (2¼L) 3/1 55 68
11 Feb 24 Lin Lingfield (AW) 16f St 5Hc 8-6 b 4/6 The Craftymaster (3¼L) 7/1 56 61
Verdict

Although up 10lb for his decisive win at Doncaster, the well-bred BUSTAAM (nap) appeals as the type who could move through the ranks.

Verdict silk image
Bustaam

Betting Forecast:

Evs Bustaam,

3/1 Lord Melbourne,

13/2 Bushfire,

7/1 Damascus Steel,

12/1 Flying Scotsman,

25/1 Vallamorey

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