19:50 Thirsk Tue 14 August 2018
- Ladies' Day At thirskraces Saturday 8th September Fillies' Handicap (Class 5)
- 7f 218y, Soft (Good to Soft in places)
- 12 Runners
- Surface: Turf
Winner of three-runner Carlisle maiden on debut last season, but has failed to build on that in three subsequent starts. Still early in her career and she handles give in the ground.
Four wins from 19 starts have all come on the AW. That does not augur well for her chances, but she shaped well enough on turf last time and cannot be ruled out.
Latest of three starts in novice company saw her run well to be third of 10 over C&D. Interesting that she is returned to this track for her handicap bow.
Three fair runs in maiden/novice company before finishing fourth of seven, not beaten that far, in a 1m2f handicap at Doncaster. Drops back in trip off the same mark and looks a major player for her leading stable.
Won a 1m Pontefract handicap for Mick Channon last autumn, but three runs over longer trips for current trainer have not been productive. Return to 1m should suit, but she has a bit to prove.
Signs of talent in three starts in novice company, latterly when fourth of 10 at Nottingham. Handicap bow for a stable going well, so well worth a look in the betting.
Won at Hamilton in July and has subsequently performed well enough off higher marks. Needs to prove she is fully effective on an easy surface.
Maiden after seven starts, but is not devoid of ability. Last two runs have been disappointing, though, and hopes are pinned on career-low mark.
Still looking for her first win after 16 starts. First run for this stable following a long absence was only fair, so she is likely to be one of the outsiders.
Wore blinkers for the first time when winning a 7f Catterick handicap last week. Has to cope with a 6lb penalty, a rise in trip and softer ground, but she remains a leading contender.
Found 6f too sharp at this course last time, having previously finished fourth of 14 over 1m in a first-time visor at Newcastle. No headgear this time and not an obvious one to be shedding her maiden tag.
Maiden after nine races and last two runs have been over 6f at this venue. Faces a stiff task from 3lb out of the handicap.
Last Year's Winner
|7||Miss Goldsmith||4||9-6||8/1||Full Result|
|T: Rebecca MenziesJ: G Lee|
Raaqyah (3/1), Plansina (5/1), She's Pukka (7/1), Twilight (8/1), Minovia (9/1), Queens Royale (9/1), Sheedy (10/1), Iconic Code (11/1), Dominannie (18/1), Elysee Star (22/1), Sosian (33/1), French Silk (33/1)
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