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31 May 2024
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Molson Coors Handicap (Class 2) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 7f 3y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Epsom
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Stalls
Inside

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(8)
Rhoscolyn silk
CD
D
Rhoscolyn t
J: James Doyle
T: David O'Meara
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Won this race easily in 2021; Haydock 4th confirmed he retained ability; excuses since
0-5406
Age: 6
Weight: 10-2
OR: 97
Days: 6
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 May 24 Chs Chester 7f GS 2Hc 9-6 t 6/9 Spirit Genie (4½L) 10/1 97 93
11 May 24 Asc Ascot 7f Gd 2Hc 9-1 t 16/21 The Wizard Of Eye (8L) 25/1 98 86
27 Apr 24 Hay Haydock 7f Sft 2Hc 9-3 t 4/9 Earls (1½L) 12/1 98 103
20 Apr 24 Thi Thirsk 7f Sft 3 9-8 t 5/5 Shartash (7¾L) 9/1 98 98
21 Oct 23 Asc Ascot 8f Sft 2Hc 9-2 t 13/20 The Gatekeeper (13L) 28/1 100 78
7 Oct 23 Asc Ascot 7f Gd 2Hc 9-7 t 5/17 Atrium (2L) 33/1 100 103
2
(6)
Dark Thirty silk
D
BF
Dark Thirty
J: Sean Levey
T: Richard Hannon
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Two good runs (6f/7f) at Newmarket this season; unproven on this track but shortlisted
136-13
Age: 4
Weight: 10-1
OR: 96
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 May 24 Nmk Newmarket 7f Gd 2Hc 9-3 3/10 Noble Dynasty (2¼L) 7/2J 96 101
17 Apr 24 Nmk Newmarket 6f Gd 2Hc 9-2 1/18 Baldomero (¾L) 17/2 93 104
6 Oct 23 Asc Ascot 6f Gd 2Hc 9-2 6/16 Rohaan (4L) 14/1 93 89
17 Sep 23 Don Doncaster 7f GS 23yHc 9-4 3/8 Poet Master (3¼L) 17/2 93 100
26 Aug 23 Nmk Newmarket (July) 7f Gd 33yHc 9-9 1/6 Kimnkate (nk) 4/1 90 100
2 Aug 23 Goo Goodwood 7f Hy 3Hc 9-7 4/11 Rhoscolyn (8¼L) 13/2 91 75
3
(9)
The X O silk
The X O
J: Rossa Ryan
T: John Ryan
Dangerous mark again now but the trip and the ground are unknown quantities
-64705
Age: 4
Weight: 10-0
OR: 95
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 May 24 Asc Ascot 6f Gd 3Hc 9-6 5/9 Glenfinnan (3½L) 12/1 97 98
29 Mar 24 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 6f St 2Hc 9-1 13/14 Fivethousandtoone (13½L) 50/1 99 69
1 Mar 24 Lin Lingfield (AW) 6f St 2Hc 9-6 7/12 Chipstead (1¾L) 80/1 100 104
14 Feb 24 Kem Kempton (AW) 6f St/Slw 2Hc 9-9 4/6 Fivethousandtoone (5½L) 40/1 104 97
4 Feb 24 Lin Lingfield (AW) 6f St L 9-2 6/6 Diligent Harry (22L) 40/1 104 43
23 Jun 23 Asc Ascot 6f GF 3yG1 9-2 11/13 Shaquille (13½L) 80/1 104 72
4
(2)
Earls silk
D
Earls t
J: Colin Keane
T: Gavin Cromwell
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Ready winner at Haydock last month (7f, soft); low-key Cork run latest; more rain a plus
7-5210
Age: 7
Weight: 9-10
OR: 91
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 May 24 Cor Cork 7f Gd Hc 9-7 t 14/15 Kings Time (12L) 12/1 92 71
27 Apr 24 Hay Haydock 7f Sft 2Hc 8-6 t 1/9 Zip (1¼L) 11/4F 87 96
20 Apr 24 Cur Curragh 8f Hy Hc 9-5 t 2/16 Crystal Black (nse) 11/1 85 91
18 Mar 24 Cur Curragh 8f Hy Hc 8-4 t 5/19 Chazzesmee (3½L) 22/1 86 89
14 Oct 23 Naa Naas 7f Sft/Hy Hc 9-4 t 7/11 Facethepuckout (7L) 8/1 86 81
19 Sep 23 Lis Listowel 8f Sft Hc 9-2 t 8/10 Spanish Tenor (5½L) 5/1 86 87
5
(10)
Baldomero silk
D
Baldomero p
J: Alistair Rawlinson
T: Michael Appleby
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Consistent sort; wasn't winning out of turn at Goodwood this month; others better treated
403214
Age: 6
Weight: 9-10
OR: 91
Days: 6
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 May 24 Hay Haydock 7f Sft 3Hc 9-7 v 4/6 English Oak (5L) 17/2 91 94
3 May 24 Goo Goodwood 6f Hy 3Hc 9-4 v 1/8 Bishop's Crown (½L) 7/1 88 100
17 Apr 24 Nmk Newmarket 6f Gd 2Hc 8-7 v 2/18 Dark Thirty (¾L) 33/1 87 96
7 Apr 24 Bat Bath 5f Hy 2Hc 8-5 v 3/11 Blind Beggar (1L) 22/1 87 94
29 Mar 24 Lin Lingfield (AW) 8f St 3Hc 9-7 11/12 Cephalus (6L) 16/1 88 83
9 Mar 24 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 6f St 3Hc 9-8 b 4/12 Ferrous (1¾L) 3/1F 89 97
6
(4)
Spanish Star silk
CD
D
Spanish Star
J: Tom Marquand
T: Patrick Chamings
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Last-gasp winner of this race 12 months ago and now 1lb lower; retains all his ability
366-44
Age: 9
Weight: 9-8
OR: 89
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 May 24 Goo Goodwood 6f Hy 3Hc 9-9 4/8 Baldomero (2¼L) 7/2 90 94
19 Apr 24 Nby Newbury 6f GS 3Hc 9-4 4/16 Wiltshire (1L) 40/1 90 97
15 Oct 23 Goo Goodwood 6f Sft 3Hc 9-10 6/11 Gisburn (3L) 9/2 91 90
23 Sep 23 Nby Newbury 7f Hy 3Hc 10-2 6/11 Pearle d'Or (8¼L) 13/2 92 78
27 Aug 23 Goo Goodwood 6f Sft 2Hc 9-5 3/6 Many A Star (1L) 100/30 92 95
5 Aug 23 Goo Goodwood 6f Hy 2Hc 8-12 7/27 Aberama Gold (4½L) 28/1 94 90
7
(7)
Darkness silk
D
Darkness v
J: Jason Watson
T: David O'Meara
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Looked to have pinched this race last year before collared late on by Spanish Star; solid
35-065
Age: 6
Weight: 9-6
OR: 87
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 May 24 Nmk Newmarket 7f Gd 2Hc 8-9 v 5/15 Carrytheone (2½L) 10/1 88 92
4 May 24 Nmk Newmarket 8f Gd 3Hc 9-10 v 6/16 Crack Shot (6L) 22/1 88 86
13 Apr 24 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 7f St 3Hc 9-9 v 12/12 Documenting (17L) 12/1 90 50
15 Oct 23 Goo Goodwood 8f Sft 2Hc 9-2 v 5/6 Thunder Ball (13L) 4/1 91 71
30 Sep 23 Nmk Newmarket 7f GF 2Hc 9-6 v 3/10 Catch The Paddy (1½L) 17/2 92 98
9 Sep 23 Leo Leopardstown 7.5f Gd Hc 9-5 v 10/17 Massive Sovereign (4¾L) 18/1 93 94
8
(3)
Sandy Paradise silk
D
Sandy Paradise b
J: Finley Marsh
T: Richard Hughes
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Pretty useful on AW but 0-9 on turf and looks on a tough mark on the grass
242215
Age: 5
Weight: 9-2
OR: 83
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 24 Chs Chester 7f Gd 3Hc 9-4 b 5/12 Divine Libra (5½L) 18/1 83 82
25 Apr 24 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 7f St 4Hc 9-5 b 1/11 Noodle Mission (1¾L) 4/1 76 89
10 Apr 24 Lin Lingfield (AW) 7f St 4Hc 8-13 b 2/10 Legal Reform (½L) 4/1 75 82
30 Mar 24 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 7f St 5Hc 9-2 b1 2/11 Noodle Mission (¾L) 8/1 75 82
19 Feb 24 Lin Lingfield (AW) 8f St 4Hc 9-2 p 4/9 McLean House (2¼L) 13/2 76 80
8 Feb 24 Lin Lingfield (AW) 8f St 4Hc 9-5 p 2/8 Larado (½L) 4/1 75 82
9
(5)
Marlay Park silk
CD
w1
Marlay Park
J: Pat Cosgrave
T: Jim Boyle
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
w1
Wind Op - First run after wind operation
Four C&D wins & third in this race last year; wind op since last run; needs a career best
4124-0
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 82
Days: 46
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Apr 24 Wdr Windsor 6f Gd 4Hc 9-7 10/12 Under The Twilight (11½L) 22/1 83 58
4 Nov 23 Nmk Newmarket 7f Hy 4Hc 9-7 4/17 Dirtyoldtown (2¾L) 14/1 83 87
1 Oct 23 Eps Epsom 7f Gd 4Hc 9-9 2/8 Bresson (3L) 100/30 83 87
14 Sep 23 Eps Epsom 7f GF 4Hc 9-8 1/8 Secret Strength (½L) 11/4F 79 88
28 Aug 23 Eps Epsom 7f Gd 3Hc 8-10 4/6 Sir Winston (4¾L) 9/2 80 75
5 Jul 23 Eps Epsom 7f GS 4Hc 10-0 4/9 Be Prepared (2¼L) 11/4F 81 84
10
(11)
Mission To Moon silk
D
Mission To Moon
J: Oisin Murphy
T: Roger Varian
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Two Goodwood wins (7f, soft) to his name, strong at the finish on this month's return
2210-1
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 92
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 24 Goo Goodwood 7f Sft 33yHc 9-9 1/5 Fair Angellica (1L) 2/1F 88 97
23 Sep 23 Cur Curragh 7f Y/Sft 2y 9-5 17/23 One Look (16½L) 7/1 90 64
3 Aug 23 Goo Goodwood 7f Sft 22yHc 8-13 1/13 Gamraan (3L) 14/1 81 90
20 Jul 23 Eps Epsom 7f GF 42yMd 9-7 2/8 Aragon Castle (3L) 3/1 - 76
6 Jul 23 Kem Kempton (AW) 7f St/Slw 52yNv 9-7 2/8 Serenity Dream (¾L) 5/1 - 78
18 Jun 23 Sal Salisbury 6f GF 42yNv 9-7 4/5 Alyanaabi (7¾L) 11/2 - 55
11
(1)
Hodler silk
CD
D
Hodler
J: Luke Catton 5
T: Jim Boyle
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
7f on slow ground ideal; good mark and latest Yarmouth 3rd more promising; each-way shout
23-903
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 81
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 24 Yar Yarmouth 7f Gd 4Hc 9-6 3/5 Wild Tiger (3½L) 12/1 82 82
15 Apr 24 Wdr Windsor 6f Gd 4Hc 9-9 11/11 Bishop's Crown (13L) 66/1 84 55
3 Apr 24 Kem Kempton (AW) 7f St/Slw 3Hc 9-1 9/9 Zero Carbon (12½L) 66/1 84 60
4 Nov 23 Nmk Newmarket 7f Hy 4Hc 9-7 3/17 Dirtyoldtown (2½L) 4/1F 83 88
17 Oct 23 Lei Leicester 7f Sft 3Hc 8-13 2/7 Marshal Dan (2L) 3/1 83 86
30 Sep 23 Chs Chester 7f Hy 4Hc 9-9 5/8 Ramiro (8¼L) 7/2 85 74
12
(12)
Speeding Bullet silk
D
Speeding Bullet
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: Richard Hannon
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
7f on soft ground fine but he returns from 205 days off in a competitive race; yard runs 2
25314-
Age: 3
Weight: 8-5
OR: 83
Days: 205
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Nov 23 Kem Kempton (AW) 8f St/Slw 42yHc 9-7 4/9 Magico (2¼L) 7/2 83 83
25 Oct 23 Nmk Newmarket 7f Sft 42yHc 9-3 1/11 The Smiling Wolf (hd) 4/1 79 86
7 Oct 23 Red Redcar 7f Gd 42yNv 9-4 3/12 Volterra (1L) 5/1 79 83
12 Sep 23 Lei Leicester 7f Sft 42yNv 9-2 5/11 Blue Lemons (1¼L) 13/2 - 82
25 Aug 23 Ffo Ffos Las 7.5f GS 52yNv 9-7 2/9 Going The Distance (nk) 22/1 - 78
13 Jul 23 Don Doncaster 6f Gd 52yMd 9-7 10/12 Sky Warrior (7¼L) 12/1 - 57
Verdict

Last year's one-two can fight it out again with DARKNESS selected to reverse the placings with Spanish Star.

Verdict silk image
Darkness

Betting Forecast:

7/2 Mission To Moon,

5/1 Darkness,

Dark Thirty,

13/2 Spanish Star,

8/1 Rhoscolyn,

10/1 Earls,

11/1 Hodler,

14/1 Baldomero,

Marlay Park,

Speeding Bullet,

20/1 The X O,

Sandy Paradise

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