19:15 Thirsk Sat 12 May 2018

  • Mike Wood Memorial Handicap (Class 5)
  • 6f, Good to Firm (Watered)
  • 16 Runners
  • Winner£4,757.002nd£1,416.003rd£707.004th£400.005th£400.006th£400.007th£400.008th£400.00
  • Surface: Turf
Sort By:
Order?
Cloth numberOddsHorse A-Z

Weighed In

Winning time:1m 12.05sOff time:19:20:01
3
(11)
39-6OR: 73D
15/8
Quickened up smartly to score impressively last time. Yard in form and a repeat looks a strong possibility if handling quicker conditions.
Watch last raceLast run
4
(3)
39-6OR: 73
16/1
Beat a modest bunch on fast ground last season and he hardly looks well-handicapped on that form. Gets quick conditions for the first time since that victory and this well tell us more given his good draw and stable form.
Watch last raceLast run
5
(9)
39-6OR: 73D
8/1
Winner of a Lingfield novice but that form and subsequent efforts demand improvement. Trainer has a 6-12 record here over the past five seasons and it paid to be drawn centrally here on Tuesday.
Watch last raceLast run
6
(16)
39-5OR: 72D
16/1
Won two on quick ground including a good prize at York. Conditions have not been right of late and he is below his last winning mark from a tough draw.
Watch last raceLast run
7
(2)
39-4OR: 71
12/1
At his best when conditions were quick last year. Not suited by the slow pace last time, but has the speed to make the most of a good draw and a more attractive mark.
Watch last raceLast run
9
(18)
39-3OR: 70
16/1
Has been running to a consistent level and one that gives him every chance in this. To do so requires him to overcome a poor draw.
Watch last raceLast run
11
(1)
39-1OR: 68D
25/1
Has made all to land her last two but up 14lb for a narrow success in basement grade last time.
Watch last raceLast run
12
(8)
39-1OR: 68WS
16/1
Handicap debutant for a yard who are rare visitors here. First run since wind surgery and worth noting for a move in the market.
Watch last raceLast run
13
(19)
39-1OR: 68
33/1
Musselburgh winner on final start of 2017 but last on reappearance off this mark and she is poorly drawn.
Watch last raceLast run
14
(13)
39-1OR: 68
14/1
Improved on latest start when getting a faster surface to race on. The third turned out to be quite useful and the stable had a first time out winner here on Tuesday.
Watch last raceLast run
15
(4)
39-1OR: 68
50/1
Took a backward step last time and even her best form looks short of what will be required to take this.
Watch last raceLast run
16
(6)
39-1OR: 68
33/1
Sire's progeny prefer softer ground and he had conditions to suit when producing a career best last time. Up 4lb for that on a faster surface.
Watch last raceLast run
17
(12)
39-0OR: 67
28/1
Best efforts have come over a bit further and he has never really progressed since a Salisbury second last July. Cheekpieces on for first time.
Watch last raceLast run
18
(20)
39-0OR: 67
20/1
Travelled well for a long way on her last three starts. Looks to have a race in her from this sort of mark, but she is drawn right under the stands rail and most of the pace is on the far side.
Watch last raceLast run
19
(5)
38-13OR: 66
33/1
Came to hand early last season and her third to Elnadim Star now looks a good run. Would have to be considered if in the same form.
Watch last raceLast run
20
(14)
38-12OR: 65CD
12/1
In good form but now has to improve to defy a 6lb rise with conditions forecast to be much quicker.
Watch last raceLast run

Non-Runners

1
(15)
Enzo's Lad18
39-7OR: 74
T: K R BurkeJ: Ben Curtis
2
(17)
Dawn Breaking14
39-6OR: 73
T: R M WhitakerJ: Cam Hardie
8
(10)
Biddy Brady23
39-3OR: 70
T: T D EasterbyJ: D Allan
10
(7)
Campion32
39-1OR: 68
T: P A KirbyJ: Callum Rodriguez

Last Year's Winner

DRAWHORSEAWGTSP
2Scofflaw39-89/2Full Result
T: R A FaheyJ: Adam J McNamara

Betting

Forecast

Conversant (15/8), Biddy Brady (15/2), Mighty Mac (8/1), Enzo's Lad (8/1), Harrogate (12/1), Rickyroadboy (12/1), Cocktail (14/1), Dawn Breaking (14/1), White Feather (16/1), Mr Wagyu (16/1), Cameo Star (16/1), Rogue Hero (16/1), Riverside Walk (20/1), Cuppacoco (25/1), Campion (25/1), Coastal Drive (28/1), Our Little Pony (33/1), Daffy Jane (33/1), Shortbackandsides (33/1), Alba Del Sole (50/1)

Verdict

A case of some sort can be made for many in this. There is an abundance of pace drawn low to middle and the centre of the track was the place to be here on Tuesday. With that in mind CONVERSANT gets the nod given his impressive manner of victory last time and the current form of his yard. Biddy Brady looks another likely to build on an encouraging seasonal debut for her yard, whilst Campion, Our Little Pony and Harrogate have conditions to suit and could surprise at a generous price. Cocktail, Rogue Hero, Mighty Mac and Mr Wagyu are all worth noting for support in the market.
  1. Conversant
  2. Biddy Brady
  3. Our Little Pony

Rule 4

Rule 4 applies to all bets - deduction 10p in the pound

Video Replay

Most Followed

Sea of Class

F: 2

T: W J Haggas

Equilateral

F: 16-

T: C Hills

Communique

F: 22-32

T: M Johnston

Roaring Lion

F: -

T: J H M Gosden

Thundering Blue

F: 31117-5

T: D Menuisier

Most Followed

Sea of Class

F: 2

T: W J Haggas

Equilateral

F: 16-

T: C Hills

Communique

F: 22-32

T: M Johnston

Roaring Lion

F: -

T: J H M Gosden

Thundering Blue

F: 31117-5

T: D Menuisier

Next Race Off
10:00 Bangalore
1
(1)
Andra King
J: J W D L
4
(5)
Stunning Grey
J: A Imran Khan
5
(6)
Camila
J: Arshad Alam
8
(2)
Superb Success
J: Kuldeep Singh
6
(8)
Castaway
J: R Rayan Ahmed
2
(3)
Ido What I Do
J: A Ramu
3
(4)
Radiant Treasure
J: Yash Narredu
7
(7)
New Creation
J: A Sandesh

Racing Tips

Blue Point leads Projection

Monday's racing preview

Anita Chambers is backing Projection for Listed success at Windsor - she's got a tip for every race at every meeting on Monday.

Check out our horse racing nap of the day

Sporting Life: Daily Nap

Matt Brocklebank selects the Sporting Life Daily Nap on Monday, which runs on the evening card at Windsor.

Get your bets on!

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.