EPSOM
1 June 2024
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Long Shot Northern Dancer Handicap (Class 2) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 1m 4f 6y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Epsom
Runners
14

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Stalls
Centre

Weather
Partly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(11)
Lucander silk
Lucander tb
J: Pat Cosgrave
T: George Baker
Ran on from the back when third in this race last year; 1lb lower today; each-way claims
31-335
Age: 7
Weight: 9-9
OR: 102
Days: 85
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Mar 24 Bhr Bahrain 12f GF L 9-0 b 5/10 Isle Of Jura (4½L) - 97
16 Feb 24 Bhr Bahrain 11f GF 9-0 b 3/7 Isle Of Jura (5L) - 97
2 Feb 24 Bhr Bahrain 10f GF L 9-0 b 3/9 Isle Of Jura (4¼L) - 99
29 Dec 23 Bhr Bahrain 10f Gd 3yHc 9-11 b 1/16 Isle Of Jura (shd) - 105
8 Dec 23 Bhr Bahrain 10f Gd Hc 9-11 b 3/14 Isle Of Jura (2L) - 102
15 Jul 23 Asc Ascot 12f GS 2Hc 10-0 b 4/7 Oneforthegutter (3L) 12/1 102 106
2
(1)
Relentless Voyager silk
D
Relentless Voyager t
J: Oisin Murphy
T: Andrew Balding
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Never-nearer third of nine at Newmarket (1m4f, good) on first run since last June
1436-3
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 101
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 24 Nmk Newmarket 12f Gd 2Hc 9-12 3/9 Maxi King (5L) 13/2 101 106
23 Jun 23 Asc Ascot 12f GF 3yG2 9-2 t 6/6 King Of Steel (14½L) 12/1 102 95
21 May 23 Cap Capannelle 11f Hy 3yG2 9-2 t 3/12 Goldenas (1½L) 57/20 - 107
5 May 23 Nmk Newmarket 10f Gd 3yL 9-2 t1 4/7 Castle Way (2¼L) 11/2 91 102
8 Mar 23 Kem Kempton (AW) 12f St/Slw 5Md 8-7 1/10 Edge Of Ember (7½L) 1/4F - 90
2 Sep 22 Kem Kempton (AW) 8f St/Slw 42yNv 8-13 2/11 Bold Act (¾L) 9/2 - 81
3
(6)
If Not Now silk
If Not Now
J: Rossa Ryan
T: Ralph Beckett
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
3rd of 6 at Lingfield (good) three weeks ago was career-best form; needs better still
3158-3
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 101
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 May 24 Lin Lingfield 11.5f Gd 2Hc 9-9 3/6 Aimeric (4¼L) 5/1 102 106
14 Sep 23 Don Doncaster 10f Sft 23yHc 9-9 8/8 Maximilian Caesar (26L) 6/1 102 61
2 Jul 23 Hmb Hamburg 12f GS 3yG1 9-2 5/20 Fantastic Moon (8¼L) 138/10 - 99
16 May 23 San Sandown 10f GS 33yHc 9-9 1/3 Blue Universe (7L) 11/10F 87 102
29 Apr 23 Hay Haydock 11.5f Gd 23yNv 9-10 3/7 Gregory (3¾L) 15/8F - 89
29 Sep 22 Sal Salisbury 8f GS 42yNv 9-7 1/9 Rebel Red (¾L) 13/2 - 84
4
(2)
Not So Sleepy silk
C
D
Not So Sleepy
J: Tom Marquand
T: Hughie Morrison
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
12yo who has retained a rare zest on Flat and over hurdles; not one to pass over lightly
3/17-4
Age: 12
Weight: 9-7
OR: 100
Days: 43
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Apr 24 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS 2Hc 9-8 4/9 Prince Alex (3¼L) 12/1 101 103
12 Mar 24 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Hy HG1 11-10 7/8 State Man (55L) 33/1 158 117
9 Dec 23 San Sandown 16f Hy HG1 11-10 1/4 Love Envoi (8L) 9/1 151 158
14 Oct 23 Nmk Newmarket 18f Sft 2Hc 9-9 7/31 The Shunter (8L) 25/1 102 102
23 Sep 23 Nby Newbury 13.5f Hy 2Hc 9-12 1/7 Salt Bay (2L) 15/2 98 107
14 Mar 23 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft HG1 11-10 5/7 Constitution Hill (32L) 150/1 156 143
6
(10)
Struth silk
D
Struth p
J: James Doyle
T: Charlie Johnston
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Rather a mixed record in 2023 and reappearance was disappointing but he's not dismissed
0442-9
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 95
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 May 24 Nmk Newmarket 14f Gd 2Hc 9-0 p 9/11 Bague d'Or (17L) 6/1 96 79
11 Nov 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 12.5f St 2Hc 9-0 p 2/13 Onesmoothoperator (nk) 14/1 94 103
13 Oct 23 Nmk Newmarket 12f Sft 23yHc 9-2 p 4/10 Alsakib (11L) 16/1 95 91
9 Sep 23 Asc Ascot 12f GF 23yHc 9-4 p 4/9 Alsakib (11½L) 12/1 97 95
25 Aug 23 Ham Hamilton 12f GS 2Hc 9-2 p 10/14 Postileo (21L) 11/2 98 77
12 Aug 23 Asc Ascot 12f GS 33yHc 10-1 p1 2/10 Regal Empire (hd) 11/1 94 102
7
(5)
Ziggy silk
D
Ziggy
J: Richard Kingscote
T: Harry Eustace
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Had his only run since January 2023 when rallying 2nd of seven here (1m2f, good) in April
1/23-2
Age: 6
Weight: 8-13
OR: 92
Days: 39
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Apr 24 Eps Epsom 10f Gd 2Hc 9-1 2/7 Crystal Delight (5½L) 5/1 92 94
28 Jan 23 Kem Kempton (AW) 11f St/Slw 2Hc 9-6 3/8 Pride Of America (3½L) 10/11F 95 100
12 Jan 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 10f St/Slw 2 9-6 2/6 Forest Of Dean (1¼L) 100/30 95 107
18 Nov 22 Kem Kempton (AW) 12f St/Slw 3Hc 9-12 1/12 Aced It (1¼L) 11/1 92 104
8 Oct 22 Yor York 10.5f GS 3Hc 9-13 13/16 Titian (9¼L) 4/1F 92 81
20 May 22 Hay Haydock 10f Gd 4Hc 9-7 1/9 Vulcan (3½L) 6/4F 82 97
8
(9)
Flash Bardot silk
CD
D
Flash Bardot
J: David Probert
T: Jack Channon
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Good to soft poses a question but she'd be strongly considered if the ground is soft
118-18
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 92
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Yor York 12f Gd 2Hc 9-2 8/13 Crystal Delight (13L) 10/1 93 87
27 Apr 24 Don Doncaster 12f Sft 3HcF 9-13 1/7 Sweet Fantasy (2¾L) 7/1 85 97
7 Nov 23 Lin Lingfield (AW) 13f St LF 9-0 8/14 Safety Catch (10L) 33/1 85 82
21 Oct 23 Cat Catterick 12f Hy 4Hc 9-0 1/7 Dark Jedi (6½L) 5/2 78 92
22 Sep 23 Nby Newbury 12f Sft 4HcF 9-0 1/8 Shagpyle (1¼L) 5/1 74 85
6 Sep 23 Bat Bath 11.5f GF 4HcF 8-13 8/8 Divina Grace (6L) 100/30 76 71
9
(8)
Think First silk
Think First
J: Ben Coen
T: Neil Mulholland
40-1 second over C&D (good) on penultimate outing; bit to prove on softer than good
967-28
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 90
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 May 24 Asc Ascot 12f Gd 3Hc 9-10 h1 8/14 Kotari (7¾L) 9/1 91 89
23 Apr 24 Eps Epsom 12f Gd 3Hc 9-6 2/13 Champagne Piaff (5½L) 40/1 92 97
17 Nov 23 Don Doncaster 16.5f Gd 43yMdH 11-2 2/3 Mojo Ego (½L) 4/1 - 95
29 Jul 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 12.5f St 3Hc 9-9 7/7 Wynter Wildes (4L) 12/1 95 95
13 Jul 23 Nmk Newmarket (July) 13f GF 3yG3 9-3 6/6 Castle Way (18L) 100/1 95 86
21 Jun 23 Asc Ascot 14f Gd 3yG2 9-2 9/14 Gregory (10½L) 125/1 95 98
10
(13)
Parlando silk
Parlando
J: David Egan
T: Ian Williams
1m2f winner in Bahrain in February; tries a new trip and needs a career best
5-4106
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 89
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 May 24 Chs Chester 10.5f GF 2Hc 8-11 6/7 City Streak (5L) 5/1 90 86
23 Mar 24 Don Doncaster 8f Sft 2Hc 8-2 11/20 Mr Professor (13½L) 33/1 91 70
16 Feb 24 Bhr Bahrain 10f GF Hc 9-0 1/13 Box To Box (1L) - 91
2 Feb 24 Bhr Bahrain 9f GF Hc 8-10 4/16 Ecosystem (2¼L) - 80
29 Dec 23 Bhr Bahrain 10f Gd 3yHc 8-10 5/16 Lucander (4L) - 82
8 Dec 23 Bhr Bahrain 10f Gd Hc 8-10 4/14 Isle Of Jura (2¼L) - 87
11
(7)
Percy Shelley silk
Percy Shelley v
J: Jason Watson
T: David O'Meara
Going Specialist - 3 wins from 4 starts on this ground (75%)
No great impact in his five British efforts and not proven over this far
06-696
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 89
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Yor York 12f Gd 2Hc 8-13 v1 6/13 Crystal Delight (8¾L) 33/1 90 91
4 May 24 Nmk Newmarket 12f Gd 2Hc 9-4 p1 9/9 Maxi King (17½L) 28/1 93 78
24 Mar 24 Don Doncaster 10f Sft 3Hc 9-9 6/10 Qitaal (6½L) 50/1 95 95
1 Oct 23 Eps Epsom 10f Gd 3Hc 10-2 6/6 Naxos (19L) 8/1 97 71
13 Sep 23 Sth Southwell (AW) 12f St 2Hc 9-7 10/12 Valsad (4¾L) 33/1 100 99
28 Mar 23 Sai Saint-Cloud 12f VSft 9-3 6/6 Aude (7¼L) 7/5F - 88
12
(4)
Dream Harder silk
Dream Harder
J: Saffie Osborne
T: Ian Williams
Chester winner; it may well be that this step back up in trip will suit; each-way claims
3-3074
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 87
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 May 24 Chs Chester 10.5f GF 2Hc 8-9 4/7 City Streak (2¼L) 4/1 88 90
9 May 24 Chs Chester 10.5f Gd 3Hc 9-7 7/11 Tony Montana (4¼L) 11/2 88 90
6 Apr 24 Kem Kempton (AW) 11f St/Slw 2Hc 8-11 12/14 Cemhaan (8L) 22/1 90 85
16 Mar 24 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 12f St 2Hc 8-11 3/9 Intinso (4L) 12/1 90 94
2 Sep 23 Bev Beverley 12f Gd 2Hc 9-5 3/7 Aimeric (5L) 4/1 90 93
17 Aug 23 Wdr Windsor 10f GF 2Hc 9-0 4/12 Spirit Dancer (2¼L) 14/1 90 95
13
(12)
Kotari silk
D
Kotari
J: Hollie Doyle
T: Gary & Josh Moore
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
3-3 on Flat this spring, latest on step up to 1m4f in 14-runner race at Ascot; big player
/6-111
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 87
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 May 24 Asc Ascot 12f Gd 3Hc 9-1 1/14 Great Bedwyn (¾L) 16/5F 82 93
5 May 24 Sal Salisbury 10f Hy 5Hc 9-11 1/5 Hakuna Babe (10L) 11/8F 77 94
15 Apr 24 Wdr Windsor 10f Gd 5Hc 9-7 1/14 Fast Steps (¾L) 18/1 73 82
26 Feb 24 Plu Plumpton 16f Sft 5NvHcH 11-12 h 5/6 Activist (11L) 5/2F 95 92
29 Jan 24 Plu Plumpton 16f GS 5HcH 11-11 h1 4/14 Good Lord (14½L) 11/1 97 95
13 Jan 24 Kem Kempton 16f GS 3NvH 11-0 8/10 Gentle Slopes (36L) 125/1 - 86
14
(15)
Asgard's Captain silk
Asgard's Captain
J: J F Egan
T: Dylan Cunha
Creditable front-running fifth of 20 at York when up to 1m4f, which he needs to improve on
111825
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 84
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Yor York 12f Gd 4Hc 9-8 5/20 Dancing In Paris (5½L) 15/2 84 88
29 Apr 24 Wdr Windsor 10f GS 4Hc 9-9 2/8 First Officer (1¼L) 11/2 83 90
29 Mar 24 Lin Lingfield (AW) 10f St 3Hc 9-3 8/14 Inspiritus (4½L) 9/2 84 85
25 Mar 24 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 10f St 4Hc 9-9 1/9 Bearwith (2L) 11/10F 79 89
1 Mar 24 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 10f St 5Hc 9-7 1/12 Sense Of Worth (2L) 11/8F 73 87
26 Feb 24 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 9.5f St 5Hc 10-13 1/8 Possible Ambition (4½L) 4/6F 68 79
15
(3)
Maso Bastie silk
Maso Bastie v
J: Sean D Bowen 5
T: Michael Bell
Acts on soft and has run creditably at 1m4f but he needs to find a bit extra
206-64
Age: 4
Weight: 8-4
OR: 82
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 May 24 Chs Chester 12.5f GS 4Hc 9-7 b 4/5 Cavern Club (4¼L) 5/1 83 85
11 May 24 Asc Ascot 12f Gd 3Hc 9-3 b 6/14 Kotari (4L) 16/1 84 88
6 Nov 23 Kem Kempton (AW) 11f St/Slw 2Hc 8-8 b1 6/12 Max Mayhem (2½L) 33/1 85 89
27 Sep 23 Kem Kempton (AW) 11f St/Slw 3Hc 9-8 v 12/13 Humanity (31L) 5/1 86 50
30 Aug 23 Kem Kempton (AW) 11f St/Slw 43yHc 9-9 v1 2/9 Tenerife Sunshine (1¼L) 5/1 85 90
4 Aug 23 Goo Goodwood 11f GS 33yHc 9-7 9/12 Balance Play (12L) 7/1 87 77
5
(14)
L'Astronome silk
L'Astronome t
J: Jason Hart
T: Hugo Palmer
636-86
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 100
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 May 24 Chs Chester 13.5f Gd G3 9-2 t 6/6 Point Lonsdale (36L) 40/1 102 59
19 Apr 24 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS 2Hc 9-12 t 8/9 Prince Alex (12½L) 14/1 105 95
7 Oct 23 Asc Ascot 12f Gd G3 9-6 t 6/8 Al Qareem (19L) 25/1 105 83
16 Sep 23 Chs Chester 12.5f GS L 9-5 t 3/7 Al Qareem (2½L) 28/1 105 108
29 Jul 23 Cla Clairefontaine 11f Sft 9-0 6/9 Mr De Pourceaugnac (1½L) 17/10F - 103
27 Jun 23 Tls Toulouse 15f Gd 8-11 1/7 Super Quartz (nk) 1/10F - 86
Verdict

Kotari has swept all before him on the Flat this year but slight preference is for ZIGGY, who shaped well here in April.

Verdict silk image
Ziggy

Betting Forecast:

4/1 Kotari,

11/2 Ziggy,

13/2 Dream Harder,

8/1 Relentless Voyager,

Asgard's Captain,

9/1 If Not Now,

Flash Bardot,

10/1 Lucander,

16/1 Struth,

Maso Bastie,

18/1 Think First,

20/1 Not So Sleepy,

Parlando,

25/1 L'Astronome,

Percy Shelley

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