Bath Thursday 25th July

  • Going: Firm   Surface: Turf
  • Stalls: Sprint Centre, 1m5f Outside, Remainder Inside
  • Draw Adv: Low numbers are traditionally favoured but high numbers can do well in strongly-run events
  • Placepot £167.70, Pool: £42,279.75, 183.99 winning tickets
  • Quadpot £7.20, Pool: £3,800.38, 388.09 winning tickets
Bath course guide

14:10 British Stallion Studs/Akzonobel E.B.F. Novice Stakes

14:10 British Stallion Studs/Akzonobel E.B.F. Novice Stakes Thursday 25th July 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 (1) 11 Scruffy Tramp (IRE)
  • Trainer: M Wigham
  • Jockey: S M Levey
  • Distance Winner
2 9-4 M Wigham S M Levey 7/1
2 (2) 1 Blue Mood (IRE)
  • Trainer: Saeed bin Suroor
  • Jockey: R Havlin
  • Course and Distance Winner
2 9-0 Saeed bin Suroor R Havlin 4/11f
3 (3) 106 Fast
  • Trainer: Richard Hannon
  • Jockey: P J Dobbs
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Distance Winner
2 9-0 Richard Hannon P J Dobbs 7/2
4 (4) 732162 Sunset Shore
  • Trainer: Sir Mark Prescott
  • Jockey: Non Runner
  • Course Winner
2 9-0 Sir Mark Prescott Non Runner NR

Formwatch

Sunset Shore 9-2 (9-6) Chased winner 1f, soon not much room on inside and outpaced in 4th, headway 2f out, soon in 3rd, disputing well held 2nd and edged left inside final furlong, went 2nd final strides, no chance with winner, 2nd of 6, 4l behind Zalzilah (9-7) at Bath 5f 2yo hcp (5) fm.

Fast 5-6fav (8-12) Went very keen to post, chased leaders on rail, pushed along halfway, weakened quickly inside final 2f, behind and virtually pulled up over 1f out, last of 6, 21l behind Majestic Alexander (8-12) at Windsor 5f 2yo fll stks (2) gf in Jun.

Scruffy Tramp (IRE) 3-1 (9-7) Prominent, ridden to challenge 1f out, led inside final furlong, strongly pressed, held on, won at Lingfield 5f 2yo hcp (5) pol beating Umneyati (8-10) by shd, 6 ran.

Blue Mood (IRE) 2-1fav (9-0) Tracked leading pair, went 2nd halfway, led going well inside final 2f, came clear final furlong, easily, won at Bath 5f 2yo stks (5) fm beating Flighty Peaches (9-0) by 6l, 5 ran.

14:40 Ministry Of Cake Handicap

14:40 Ministry Of Cake Handicap Thursday 25th July 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 (5) 2-30364 Little Choosey
  • Trainer: C G Cox
  • Jockey: R Tate
3 9-7 p1 C G Cox R Tate (5) 5/1
2 (3) 719347 Edged Out
  • Trainer: C Mason
  • Jockey: C Gannon
3 9-7 C Mason C Gannon 7/2
3 (2) 6127-10 Spray Tan
  • Trainer: A W Carroll
  • Jockey: S M Levey
  • Course and Distance Winner
3 9-4 A W Carroll S M Levey 4/1
4 (4) 734-56 New Rich
  • Trainer: Eve Johnson Houghton
  • Jockey: S W Kelly
3 8-12 Eve Johnson Houghton S W Kelly 5/1
5 (1) 786-032 Sunny Hollow
  • Trainer: J A R Toller
  • Jockey: K Milczarek
3 8-10 J A R Toller K Milczarek 11/4f
6 (6) 706-06 Elounta
  • Trainer: J R Best
  • Jockey: L Morris
3 8-2 J R Best L Morris 14/1

Formwatch

Edged Out 4-1 (9-6) Chased leader, led narrowly over 3f out, headed over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 7th of 9, 7l behind Jimmy Elder (9-5) at Chepstow 6f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf.

Little Choosey 12-1 (8-9) Prominent, ridden over 2f out, soon outpaced, no extra inside final furlong, 4th of 6, 6l behind Silverrica (9-0) at Bath 6f 3yo stk 0-70 (5) fm in Jun.

New Rich 16-1 (8-13) Slowly into stride, held up in touch, pushed along over 4f out, ridden and weakened over 1f out, last of 6, 18l behind Lionheart (9-6) at Brighton 7f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gd.

Spray Tan 11-1 (9-2) Chased leaders, ridden and weakened inside final 2f, 10th of 13, 13l behind Glossy Posse (9-10) at Salisbury 6f fll hcp (5) gf in Jun.

Elounta 33-1 (8-3) Held up, took keen hold, shaken up 2f out, never nearer, 6th of 10, 6l behind Excellent Aim (9-7) at Brighton 5f hcp 0-55 (6) fm.

Sunny Hollow 9-2 (9-1) Tracked leaders, went 2nd over 3f out, led over 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, stayed on, not pace of winner, 2nd of 11, 3l behind Cara Gina (9-3) at Bath 6f 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) fm in Jun.

15:15 Docmail Handicap

15:15 Docmail Handicap Thursday 25th July 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 (5) 522345 Spanish Plume
  • Trainer: A Hollinshead
  • Jockey: M Dwyer
5 9-7 e A Hollinshead M Dwyer 4/1
2 (7) 780/151 Speed Steed (IRE)
  • Trainer: Tim Vaughan
  • Jockey: C Gannon
  • Course and Distance Winner
6 9-5 v Tim Vaughan C Gannon 2/1
3 (1) 155-533 Candelita
  • Trainer: J Hughes
  • Jockey: F Norton
6 9-4 J Hughes F Norton 15/8f
4 (2) 19-7576 Lucky Diva
  • Trainer: W G M Turner
  • Jockey: J Payne
  • Course Winner
  • Distance Winner
6 9-2 v W G M Turner J Payne (5) 10/1
5 (4) 84467-5 Flashy Star
  • Trainer: Miss S West
  • Jockey: S W Kelly
4 8-12 Miss S West S W Kelly 6/1
6 (6) 7-44514 Barnacle
  • Trainer: Pat Eddery
  • Jockey: Non Runner
  • Beaten Favourite
4 8-9 vt Pat Eddery Non Runner NR
7 (3) 57-7852 Omega Omega
  • Trainer: Miss J Feilden
  • Jockey: S Birkett
4 8-4 b Miss J Feilden S Birkett (7) NR

Formwatch

Barnacle 9-4fav (8-8) Took keen hold, tracked leader 4f, chased leaders in 3rd until driven 4f out, hung left and weakened over 1f out, 4th of 8, 10l behind Proud Times (9-2) at Southwell 1m 6f hcp 0-65 (6) fbs.

Omega Omega 11-1 (9-7) In touch in rear, ridden 3f out, driven and headway over 1f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, not trouble winner, 2nd of 5, 3l behind Helamis (8-9) at Yarmouth 1m 3f 3yo & 4yo sll (6) gf.

Candelita 5-1 (11-2) Slowly away in rear, headway on outer entering final furlong, ran on, nearest finish, 3rd of 12, 6l behind Gucci D'oro (10-7) at Catterick 1m 4f am hcp 0-65 (6) gf.

Speed Steed (IRE) 9-2 (9-7) Tracked leader, driven 3f out, led 2f out, stayed on well, ridden out, won at Bath 1m 5f hcp 0-60 (6) fm beating Glens Wobbly (8-7) by 3l, 6 ran.

Spanish Plume 13-2 (10-4) Steadied start towards rear, headway on inner 2f out, ridden and kept on same pace, 5th of 11, 6l behind City Ground (10-2) at Beverley 1m 2f ldy hcp 0-65 (6) gf.

Lucky Diva 25-1 (9-0) Held up towards rear, ridden and some headway over 2f out, never on terms, 6th of 12, 8l behind Annaluna (8-9) at Ffos Las 2m hcp 0-60 (6) gf.

Flashy Star 20-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, lost place over 3f out, not much room over 2f out, stayed on towards finish, no impression, 5th of 6, 4 1/2l behind Dazzling Valentine (9-4) at Lingfield 1m 3f fll hcp (5) fm.

15:50 Trent Services Fillies' Handicap

15:50 Trent Services Fillies' Handicap Thursday 25th July 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 (2) 709-11 Portrait
  • Trainer: Sir Mark Prescott
  • Jockey: L Morris
  • Course Winner
3 9-7 Sir Mark Prescott L Morris 3/10f
2 (1) 55442 Kingston Eucalypt
  • Trainer: E F Vaughan
  • Jockey: S J Drowne
3 9-6 E F Vaughan S J Drowne 5/1
3 (4) 32-444 Banreenahreenkah (IRE)
  • Trainer: D J Coakley
  • Jockey: S W Kelly
3 9-4 D J Coakley S W Kelly 8/1
4 (5) 07-928 Isle Of Beauty
  • Trainer: Tom Dascombe
  • Jockey: C Gannon
3 8-2 Tom Dascombe C Gannon 25/1
5 (3) 04684-7 Believe In Me
  • Trainer: Miss J Feilden
  • Jockey: S Birkett
3 8-2 Miss J Feilden S Birkett (7) NR

Formwatch

Believe In Me 66-1 (8-2) Chased leaders, ridden 2f out, weakened soon after, 7th of 9, 18l behind London Bridge (9-6) at Brighton 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) fm in Jun.

Portrait 1-4fav (9-9) Tracked leader, niggled along 5f out, driven along to lead 2f out, strongly pressed inside final furlong, stayed on well under pressure and always just doing enough, won at Bath 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) fm beating Bee Jay Kay (9-7) by 1/2l, 4 ran.

Banreenahreenkah (IRE) 9-2 (9-0) Chased leaders on outside, lost 3rd over 3f out, ridden inside final 3f, 4th and one pace well over 1f out, 4th of 11, 12l behind Mount Tiger (9-5) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f 3yo mdn auc stks (5) pol in Jun.

Kingston Eucalypt 7-2 (8-13) Led early, prominent, challenged over 1f out, led inside final furlong, headed close home, 2nd of 6, shd behind Dazzling Valentine (9-4) at Lingfield 1m 3f fll hcp (5) fm.

Isle Of Beauty 5-1 (8-10) Held up in touch, pushed along and weakened over 3f out, 8th of 9, 25l behind Sandy's Row (9-6) at Beverley 1m 2f fll hcp (5) gf.

16:25 Ascentric Handicap

16:25 Ascentric Handicap Thursday 25th July 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 (2) 764- Alzavola
  • Trainer: Sir Mark Prescott
  • Jockey: L Morris
3 9-7 Sir Mark Prescott L Morris 1/2f
3 (4) 670852 Special Report (IRE)
  • Trainer: P W Hiatt
  • Jockey: S Birkett
3 8-8 P W Hiatt S Birkett (7) 2/1
4 (1) 00-0 Soubrette
  • Trainer: G G Margarson
  • Jockey: J Mackay
3 8-8 G G Margarson J Mackay 10/1
2 (3) 65-079 Exclusive Waters (IRE)
  • Trainer: W J Knight
  • Jockey: S J Drowne
3 9-7 W J Knight S J Drowne NR

Formwatch

Exclusive Waters (IRE) 14-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, driven along 3f out, weakened entering final furlong, 9th of 14, 6l behind Duchess Of Gazeley (8-13) at Lingfield 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Jun.

Alzavola 20-1 (8-12) Chased leaders, effort over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 4th of 8, 6l behind Mandy The Nag (8-12) at Southwell 1m 2yo mdn auc stks (5) fbs in Nov.

Special Report (IRE) 16-1 (7-9) Chased leader,led over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, headed entering final furlong, kept on same pace, 2nd of 9, 3 1/2l behind West End Lad (10-0) at Nottingham 1m hcp 0-65 (6) gf.

Soubrette 100-1 (9-0) Mid-division, not much room and lost place over 4f out, well beaten over 2f out, last of 11, 17l behind Oasis Spirit (8-9) at Windsor 6f 3yo mdn (5) gd in Jun.

17:00 Admiral Group Handicap

17:00 Admiral Group Handicap Thursday 25th July 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 (2) 66030-2 Squirrel Wood (IRE)
  • Trainer: Mrs Mary Hambro
  • Jockey: R Kingscote
5 9-6 Mrs Mary Hambro R Kingscote 3/1j
3 (9) 874 Marmalady (IRE)
  • Trainer: G L Moore
  • Jockey: A Coleman
3 9-4 G L Moore A Coleman 8/1
4 (8) 622263 Do More Business (IRE)
  • Trainer: L Corcoran
  • Jockey: E Linehan
6 9-3 bt L Corcoran E Linehan (5) 5/1
5 (1) 800-821 Devon Diva
  • Trainer: J Gallagher
  • Jockey: M Murphy
  • Course and Distance Winner
7 9-2 J Gallagher M Murphy (5) 3/1j
6 (6) 355441 Crucis Abbey (IRE)
  • Trainer: W M Brisbourne
  • Jockey: T G McLaughlin
5 8-12 p W M Brisbourne T G McLaughlin 8/1
7 (5) 95997-6 Gadreel (IRE)
  • Trainer: A Middleton
  • Jockey: S J Drowne
4 8-12 p A Middleton S J Drowne 50/1
8 (10) 08/9068 Keyhole Kate
  • Trainer: P Gundry
  • Jockey: K Milczarek
4 8-12 p P Gundry K Milczarek 33/1
9 (3) 343986 Otto The First
  • Trainer: J R Best
  • Jockey: L Morris
3 8-9 J R Best L Morris 20/1
10 (4) 0-86944 Sonnetation (IRE)
  • Trainer: J R Boyle
  • Jockey: C Gannon
3 8-4 J R Boyle C Gannon 5/1
2 (7) 328313 Supa Seeker (USA)
  • Trainer: A W Carroll
  • Jockey: G Downing
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Distance Winner
7 9-4 A W Carroll G Downing (5) NR

Formwatch

Supa Seeker (USA) 2-1fav (10-0) Steadied start, held up well in rear, headway on wide outside over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, stayed on well in closing stages, never nearer, 3rd of 10, 1 1/4l behind Loyal N Trusted (10-9) at Salisbury 7f am hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Jun.

Sonnetation (IRE) 10-1 (8-5) Took keen hold, chased leading pair until 2f out, kept on same pace in 4th after, 4th of 11, 4 1/2l behind Devon Diva (8-7) at Bath 1m hcp 0-55 (6) fm.

Crucis Abbey (IRE) 16-1 (9-2) Held up in rear, headway over 2f out, ran on inside final furlong, led close home, won at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-60 (6) pol beating Moment In The Sun (9-9) by 1/2l, 13 ran.

Do More Business (IRE) 7-2 (9-3) Held up in mid-division, headway over 1f out, edged left and stayed on inside final furlong, unable to challenge, 3rd of 9, 2l behind Just Isla (8-5) at Brighton 7f hcp 0-55 (6) fm.

Devon Diva 8-1 (8-7) Made all, ridden over 1f out, held on gamely in closing stages, won at Bath 1m hcp 0-55 (6) fm beating Offbeat Safaris (9-1) by nk, 11 ran.

Marmalady (IRE) 33-1 (9-0) Pulled hard close up, ridden and every chance over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 4th of 6, 7l behind Velvety (9-0) at Windsor 1m mdn flls stks (5) gf.

Squirrel Wood (IRE) 4-1 (9-6) Always prominent, ridden over 1f out, every chance entering final furlong, edged left and rider lost whip towards finish, held close home, 2nd of 9, 1/2l behind Just Isla (8-5) at Brighton 7f hcp 0-55 (6) fm.

Otto The First 16-1 (8-10) Held up in rear, ridden and effort over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 6th of 9, 7l behind Just Isla (8-5) at Brighton 7f hcp 0-55 (6) fm.

Gadreel (IRE) 50-1 (8-6) Dwelt, mid-division, weakened over 2f out, 6th of 9, 14l behind West End Lad (10-0) at Nottingham 1m hcp 0-65 (6) gf.

Keyhole Kate 25-1 (8-12) Held up mid-division, pushed along over 2f out, headway over 1f out, soon ridden and weakened, eased, last of 8, 18l behind Young Jackie (8-10) at Brighton 1m 2f hcp (6) gf.

17:30 QBE Handicap

17:30 QBE Handicap Thursday 25th July 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 (9) 453002 Wooden King (IRE)
  • Trainer: M S Saunders
  • Jockey: M Lawson
  • Course and Distance Winner
8 9-12 M S Saunders M Lawson (5) 7/2
2 (6) 726683 Catalinas Diamond (IRE)
  • Trainer: P G Murphy
  • Jockey: S J Drowne
  • Distance Winner
5 9-7 ht P G Murphy S J Drowne 5/1
3 (8) 76-6933 Volito
  • Trainer: Mrs A L M King
  • Jockey: A Coleman
  • Distance Winner
7 9-4 Mrs A L M King A Coleman 10/1
4 (1) 9-47474 Roanne (USA)
  • Trainer: C G Cox
  • Jockey: R Tate
3 9-3 bt C G Cox R Tate (5) 11/4f
5 (4) 438525 The Name Is Frank
  • Trainer: Mark Gillard
  • Jockey: O Murphy
  • Course and Distance Winner
8 9-1 t Mark Gillard O Murphy (7) 7/1
6 (5) 53358U Brown Volcano (IRE)
  • Trainer: J G M O'Shea
  • Jockey: L Morris
4 8-13 J G M O'Shea L Morris 16/1
7 (2) 705035 You'relikemefrank
  • Trainer: R Ford
  • Jockey: C Gannon
7 8-7 p R Ford C Gannon 12/1
8 (7) 86665-9 Too Ambitious
  • Trainer: A Hollinshead
  • Jockey: M Dwyer
4 8-7 A Hollinshead M Dwyer 50/1
9 (10) 57-0244 Ridgeway Sapphire
  • Trainer: M D I Usher
  • Jockey: S Birkett
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Distance Winner
6 8-7 v M D I Usher S Birkett (7) 15/2
10 (3) 473765 Brandywell Boy (IRE)
  • Trainer: D J S ffrench Davis
  • Jockey: M Murphy
  • Course and Distance Winner
10 8-7 D J S ffrench Davis M Murphy (5) 14/1

Formwatch

Brown Volcano (IRE) 4-1 (8-12) Held up and behind, headway 4f out, chasing leaders when collapsed and unseated rider over 2f out, in a race won by Queen Hermione (8-2) at Chepstow 6f mdn hcp 0-70 (5) gs in Jun, 9 ran.

Roanne (USA) 4-1 (9-0) Tracked winner, ridden 2f out, edged right and kept on one pace inside final furlong, 4th of 6, 3l behind Lexington Place (8-10) at Leicester 5f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf.

Catalinas Diamond (IRE) 14-1 (8-11) Reared badly leaving stalls, well in rear, headway on ouside over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong and finished well, not reach leaders, 3rd of 6, 3/4l behind Ginzan (9-5) at Bath 6f flls hcp 0-75 (5) fm.

Wooden King (IRE) 9-2 (9-7) Chased leaders, pushed along halfway, went 2nd over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, always held, 2nd of 8, 3/4l behind Dreams Of Glory (9-10) at Bath 5f hcp 0-65 (6) fm.

Volito 7-1 (9-4) Outpaced in last pair, headway under pressure over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, went 3rd near finish, 3rd of 8, 1 1/2l behind Dreams Of Glory (9-10) at Bath 5f hcp 0-65 (6) fm.

Brandywell Boy (IRE) 25-1 (8-4) Held up, hung left over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong, never nearer, 5th of 12, 5l behind Nafa (9-11) at Ffos Las 5f hcp 0-65 (6) gf.

The Name Is Frank 4-1 (8-13) Towards rear, ridden over 3f out, plugged on final furlong, never on terms with leaders, 5th of 10, 6l behind Excellent Aim (9-7) at Brighton 5f hcp 0-55 (6) fm.

Too Ambitious 40-1 (8-5) Awkwardly away and went left start, always in rear, 9th of 11, 10l behind Niceonemyson (8-11) at Beverley 5f hcp 0-60 (6) gf.

Ridgeway Sapphire 3-1fav (8-5) Held up in mid-division, pushed along 3f out, headway 2f out, no extra towards finish, 4th of 9, 3 1/2l behind Just Isla (8-5) at Brighton 7f hcp 0-55 (6) fm.

You'relikemefrank 11-2 (8-10) In touch, ridden 2f out, kept on one pace, 5th of 10, 6l behind Choc'a'moca (9-10) at Beverley 5f hcp 0-60 (6) gf.