18:20 Newcastle Fri 21 September 2018

  • Conex Banniger Race For Excellence Handicap (Class 6)
  • 1m 4f 98y, Standard
  • 13 Runners
  • Winner£3,105.002nd£924.003rd£462.004th£400.005th£400.006th£400.007th£400.008th£400.00
  • Surface: Allweather
Sort By:

Weighed In

Winning time:2m 43.1sOff time:18:20:16
NEW! Keep an eye out for ‘Insights’ against a horse for additional clues towards its chance! Read more...
1
(8)
69-10OR: 60CD
2/1

Irish raider who won this last year and now unbeaten in two starts over this C&D. Will be better for recent run but now 7lb higher than last win and this will require more.

Last RunWatch last race
2
(5)
49-10OR: 60
12/1

Just one win from 30 starts in all codes but was much better for latest stable when second at Catterick. Has to race off an 8lb higher mark on the AW and remains very inconsistent.

Last RunWatch last race
3
(9)
39-1OR: 58
10/1

Hasn't shown enough in three starts to date and needs to find big improvement now going handicapping. Market support would be interesting but probably best watched.

Last RunWatch last race
4
(10)
99-1OR: 51
100/1

Lost his way for Keith Dalgleish and tailed off on both starts for new stable. Beaten at halfway last time so easy to overlook.

Last RunWatch last race
5
(7)
89-0OR: 50CD
7/1

Seemed to relish the fibresand with a strong win and still well weighted on his best form at just 4lb higher. Has won over this C&D so can be competitive again.

Last RunWatch last race
6
(2)
58-13OR: 49
16/1

Better over hurdles last start but one win from 21 efforts on the Flat and needs to step up on recent form. Others make more appeal.

Last RunWatch last race
7
(1)
58-12OR: 48WS
8/1

11-race maiden but ran his best when staying on well off a slow pace over this C&D in March. First run back following wind surgery and looks to have plenty more to offer.

Last RunWatch last race
8
(6)
38-12OR: 55
20/1

Yet to win from 12 starts and didn't seem to stay over further here last time. Should be better suited by this trip but has looked better on soft ground on turf.

Last RunWatch last race
9
(13)
68-10OR: 46
25/1

Former Sir Michael Stoute inmate and was rated in the high 70's in 2015. Showed a bit more promise when third at Wolverhampton three runs back but has failed to build on that since and others preferred.

Last RunWatch last race
10
(11)
58-10OR: 45
7/1

Just two wins from 27 starts but ran much better when second over two miles on turf. Acts on this surface but may be better to wait till he's returned over further.

Last RunWatch last race
11
(3)
38-8OR: 51
50/1

Unplaced in seven starts on turf and now makes AW debut. Tailed off on heavy at Carlisle and a fair bit to find on balance of form. First-time blinkers applied.

Last RunWatch last race
12
(4)
38-5OR: 48
14/1

Well held in seven starts so far and didn't get home over further here last time. Hard to know what his best trip is and remains easy to oppose.

Last RunWatch last race
13
(12)
38-3OR: 45
12/1

Yet to get in the money in eight starts and disappointing last time. Showed promise on previous visit here so worth a return to this surface and could have more to offer.

Last RunWatch last race

Last Year's Winner

DRAWHORSEAWGTSP
10British Art59-115/2Full Result
T: R K WatsonJ: Kevin Stott

Betting

Forecast

British Art (2/1), Highway Robber (7/1), Glasgon (7/1), Good Man (8/1), Alexis Carrington (10/1), Richard Strauss (12/1), New Britain (12/1), Stirling Value (14/1), Bromance (16/1), Sunhill Lad (20/1), Onda District (25/1), Jaycols Star (50/1), Tectonic (100/1)

Verdict

GOOD MAN represents a stable going well and really caught the eye running on out wide here when the slow early tempo was against him. He should be open to improvement following wind surgery and looks the one to beat. British Art goes well here but will find it tougher off his current mark to repeat last year's success in this race. Glasgon looks more attractively weighted after a good recent run while New Britain has more to offer on this surface.
  1. Good Man
  2. Glasgon
  3. New Britain

Video Replay

Most Followed

East

F: -

T: K A Ryan

Turgenev

F: 2

T: J H M Gosden

Mary Somerville

F: -

T: J H M Gosden

Hidden Message

F: 1

T: W J Haggas

On The Blind Side

F: 1-111

T: N J Henderson

Most Followed

East

F: -

T: K A Ryan

Turgenev

F: 2

T: J H M Gosden

Mary Somerville

F: -

T: J H M Gosden

Hidden Message

F: 1

T: W J Haggas

On The Blind Side

F: 1-111

T: N J Henderson

Next Race Off
13:35 Maisons-Laffitte
8
(3)
Golconda
J: M Guyon
6
(7)
La Pergola
J: C Demuro
11
(6)
Singing Tower
J: S Pasquier
10
(9)
Quiet Waters
J: T Piccone
9
(2)
Happy Odyssey
J: M Barzalona
7
(8)
Reponse Exacte
J: E Hardouin
5
(1)
Ilanga
J: O Peslier
4
(5)
Bravo Sierra
J: V Cheminaud
3
(11)
Triggered
J: P C Boudot
2
(4)
Sir Churchill
J: O Wilson
1
(10)
Jungle Inthebungle
J: A Badel

Racing Tips

Find out who our team are backing ahead of today's racing

Sporting Life: Daily Nap

The easy ground at Goodwood will play to the strengths of Harlequin Striker on Wednesday, according to Matt Brocklebank.

The Willie Mullins-trained Whiskey Sour

Antepost Angle: Mine's a Whiskey

Matt Brocklebank looks ahead to the Cesarewitch at Newmarket on October 13 and identifies a Willie Mullins-trained 20/1 chance as the best bet.

Check out our free horse racing selections and preview for today's action

Wednesday's racing preview

Nick Robson feels Gabr can take advantage of a drop in class on Wednesday - he has a tip for every race on every card.