15:55 Bath Sun 15 September 2019

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  • 5f 160y, Firm
  • 15 Runners
  • Winner£12,450.002nd£3,728.003rd£1,864.004th£932.005th£466.006th£234.00
  • Surface: Turf
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Winning time:1m 9.56sOff time:15:56:51
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1
(9)
59-10OR: 75CD
4/1

A three-time course winner who ran well from this same mark last time out. No easy task on these terms but he's been revitalised this season and is dangerous to rule out with a skillful 5lb claimer easing the burden at the weights.

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2
(6)
49-8OR: 73BFC
11/1

Won here last September and also gained another deserved success over the 5f course last month, so ticks the boxes for trip and surface. One to seriously consider from what is still a competitive mark too.

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3
(12)
Awsaafh,t19
49-6OR: 71CD
6/1

Given a break at the end of last year but done nothing but improve and now chases the four-timer after registering his first win on turf when scoring here last month (5f). He's again respected despite the 4lb higher mark and is a danger to all.

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4
(2)
59-6OR: 71CD
11/2

A course regular that has form which ties in with a few of the others. Has strong claims on the pick of those efforts and not much to find at the weights; granted luck in running, he'll be on the premises. Back on a winning mark, too; player.

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5
(1)
39-5OR: 72BFCD
7/1

Easy winner over C&D at the start of this month and very possible her liking for this course will prompt another bold effort. Was still ahead of the assessor but a posted poor run at Salisbury on Friday, so the return to form might be short lived.

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6
(11)
99-4OR: 69CD
7/1

Exploited a lenient mark to land a quick brace at Windsor and then here in July; won with a little in hand both times but more to do now 5lb higher in the weights. Past form suggests he can cope but those with younger legs might lead a merry dance.

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7
(8)
59-3OR: 68CD
16/1

Behind Delagate This Lord and Big Lachie when they met here in August and work to do to reverse the form; has won over C&D before but is on a stiff mark in comparison. Others appear to hold stronger claims.

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8
(10)
59-2OR: 67CD
7/1

Another bang-in-form contender who has breezed through his last three races untroubled; he's gone up 17lb as a result and faces a sterner challenge but he's on the crest of a wave and cannot confidently be ruled out. One to monitor in the betting.

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9
(7)
58-13OR: 64CD
20/1

Has form with a good handful of these and is dangerous to rule out when the best of her efforts are taken into account. However, she's gone off the boil lately and needs to bounce back from a string of poor efforts at this course.

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10
(14)
78-13OR: 64CD
50/1

Behind Awsaaf here last time and work to do to reverse that form; but not badly handicapped on old form so thereabouts with fortune on his side. Was third in this race last year but this looks a stronger and more tightly-knit renewal.

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11
(13)
48-12OR: 63BFD
25/1

Finished 6.5L behind Awsaaf (but just ahead of Essaka) over 5f here last month; but previously went close when third of nine over C&D (just behind Delagate This Lord) earlier in August. Needs to be at his best in this tightly-framed handicap.

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12
(5)
58-9OR: 60CD
16/1

Sole win was a surprise (at odds of 50/1 ) when she landed a 6f Class 6 handicap on the Polytrack at Chelmsford last October; light raced this season, though. And fared well on her return over C&D last month. Can go close at likely decent odds.

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13
(4)
68-8OR: 59CD
33/1

Another who faces several old rivals but has fair claims on the best of her past efforts. Recent form suggests she's one to be wary of at present, though. Last win on turf was over C&D but was registered in 2017 and she's not one for maximum faith.

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14
(3)
58-7OR: 58BFCD
20/1

Fifth in this race last year and notable he bounced back to from with a C&D win in a qualifier for this race last month. Couldn't back it up when third at Ffos Las latest and given a chance from 3lb lower here.. Fast ground also a concern.

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15
(15)
48-3OR: 54CD
33/1

Just in front of Tawaafoq at Ffos Las at the end of August was the latest in a string of near misses; and the gelding deserves a change of fortune. However, he's hard to win with and the losing run currently stands at 16 races since a success.

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Last Year's Winner

DRAWHORSEAWGTSP
9Red Alert49-103/1Full Result
T: A W CarrollJ: Poppy Bridgwater

Betting

Forecast

Delagate This Lord (4/1), Big Lachie (11/2), Awsaaf (6/1), Top Boy (7/1), Bay Watch (7/1), Devils Roc (7/1), Three Little Birds (11/1), Catheadans Fury (16/1), Met By Moonlight (16/1), Tawaafoq (20/1), Coronation Cottage (20/1), Princely (25/1), Powerful Dream (33/1), Spot Lite (33/1), Essaka (50/1)

Verdict

Difficult to pinpoint just one in a race where many of the main contenders are old rivals with very little to split them in handicapping terms. The likes of Delagate This Lord, Three Little Birds and Princely are all closely matched and, therefore, difficult to rule out. However, a chance is taken that the race will unfold to suit BIG LACHIE and, assuming he doesn't make a hash of the start, he could be hard to resist in what is likely to be a truly run race. Awsaaf is in flying form and highly respected as he bids for a fourth straight win. He might not be the best value in such a closely framed handicap, though. Similar applies to Bay Watch.
  1. Big Lachie
  2. Awsaaf
  3. Three Little Birds

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T: S bin Suroor

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T: R Charlton

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T: H Palmer

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