Pontefract Racecourse - Sunday 15th August

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CHIEF STEWARD ADRIAN SHARPE STEWARDS’ PANEL CHAIR ROSIE PEARSON STEWARD ROBERT EARNSHAW ASSISTANT STEWARD CHRIS HILL SOCIAL DISTANCING OFFICER ROBERT McCARTHY STARTERS STUART TURNER, SEAMUS O’NEILL JUDGE DI CLARK CLERK OF THE SCALES CLAUDIA MARELLI EQUINE WELFARE AND INTEGRITY OFFICERS DAVID COOK, GRAHAM GRAY, ALEC DENT VETERINARY OFFICER MARK COLLINS VETERINARY SURGEONS KEN ALEXANDER, MARK ANDREWS MEDICAL OFFICERS Dr GARY LEES, Dr PATRICK WYNN, Dr PAUL DEWHIRST BETTING RING MANAGER MALCOLM HART COMMENTATOR STEWART MACHIN MANAGING DIRECTOR J. NORMAN GUNDILL, MBE - Tel: (01977) 781307 - Home: (01977) 620649 CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND CLERK OF THE COURSE RICHARD HAMMILL - Tel: (07808) 965402 ADMINISTRATION MANAGER CAROL NICKELS ACCOUNTS MANAGER NICOLA CAWOOD CATERING MANAGER RICHARD HOOPER - (07791) 761353 BRITBET RACING MANAGER SUE GODWIN - (07785) 714832 HEAD GROUNDSMAN MARTIN FOLLOWS - (07783) 119091 ADMINISTRATION OFFICE (01977) 781307

PONTEFRACT RACES are run by THE PONTEFRACT PARK RACE COMPANY LIMITED, a company registered in England No. 159754 whose address within Great Britain at which documents may be effectively served on a business is The Administration Office, Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract Park, Park Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 4QD.

OFFICIAL PROGRAMME Racecard cover picture courtesy of Alan Wright of Official Photographers (01695 724504). Published by authority of the Managing Executive of the Racecourse




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THE TREVOR WOODS MEMORIAL BRITISH EBF NOVICE STAKES (CLASS 4) (GBB RACE)

for novice two yrs old x Total race value £10100 Owners Prize Money. 1st £4310, 2nd £2154, 3rd £1078, 4th £538. (Penalty Value £5454) Weights raised 2lbs and paragraphs 27 to 31 of the Weights and Handicapping Code complied with where applicable. For conditions of this race, see page 31 F ORM AN ALYS I S - A C LOS E R L OOK

| F A CT S | F A NCIES | FORM | STA TS |

LEADING COURSE TRAINER (16-21): D O’Meara (27 wins from 172 runners, 16%) runs FORCED ENTRY TRAINER-IN-FORM (LAST 14 DAYS): K Ryan (7 wins from 46 runners, 15%) runs BLOOMINGTON BRIDE LONGEST TRAVELLER: BLOOMINGTON BRIDE trained by K Ryan, Hambleton, 87 miles. Br Breeding

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1 WHERE’S DIANA (IRE) (72) 1304 CD

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Br B f Markaz (IRE) - Maid In Heaven (IRE) Jason Hart J O Mr R. G. Fell Roger Fell, Nawton T B N. Hartery Holme Lane Haulage Limited S TIMEFORM VIEW Winner over C&D in April. Hasn’t built on that but latest Catterick fourth was creditable. TFRHHHII BHA73 Has a bit to find with Bloomington Bride on these terms.

2 FORCED ENTRY (GB) (34) 40 Br B c Showcasing - Russelliana O Clipper Logistics B Southcourt Stud

Jason Watson J David O’Meara, Upper Helmsley T

TIMEFORM VIEW Poor form both starts. Still early days for his good yard but he will need to improve. TFRHHIII BHA-

3 BLOOMINGTON BRIDE (IRE) (14) 533 Br B f Fast Company (IRE) - Diminish (IRE) O Mr T. A. Rahman B Wardstown Stud Ltd

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Tom Eaves J Kevin Ryan, Hambleton T Kevin Ryan Racing Limited S

TIMEFORM VIEW Fair form, finishing third over 5f at Nottingham and Thirsk on her last 2 starts. TFRHHHHH BHA74 This looks an excellent opportunity for her to get off the mark.

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Br Gr f Ardad (IRE) - My Angel O Sunpak Racing B Oakshott Bloodstock & The Seaton P’ship

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James Sullivan J Les Eyre, Beverley T Sunpak Potatoes S

TIMEFORM VIEW Foaled February 24. 11,000 gns breeze-up purchase by Ardad. Dam, lightly raced, closely related to useful 2-y-o 6f-1m winner Lethal Steps. Betting should help guide to expectations. TFRHHHII BHA-

DECLARED RUNNERS 4

2020: Ballintoy Harbour 2 8 11 G Lee 7-2 (P T Midgley) 8 ran

Record Time: 1min 1.1secs; Median Time: 1min 3.30secs Probable S.P.’s: 4-6 Bloomington Bride (IRE), 5-2 Where’s Diana (IRE), 12-1 Lady Ardad (GB), 14-1 Forced Entry (GB)

PLAY SMARTER

This looks a very good opening for Kevin Ryan’s BLOOMINGTON BRIDE to get off the mark, with early-season C&D scorer Where’s Diana the obvious one to follow her home unless the betting speaks in the favour of newcomer Lady Ardad.

TIMEFORM PREDICTION: 1.BLOOMINGTON BRIDE (IRE) 2.WHERE’S DIANA (IRE) 3.LADY ARDAD

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COURSE RECORD 1m 1.10 1m 0.49 1m 14.00 1m 12.60 1m 42.80 1m 42.80 1m 40.60 2m 10.10 2m 8.20 2m 8.20 2m 33.72 3m 40.67 3m 51.10 4m 47.80

P OS ITIO N OF ST A LLS Unless an announcement is made to the contrary, Starting Stalls will be positioned against the INSIDE RUNNING RAIL for all races.

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Janet Woods and her children Neil, Karen and Stuart Woods will present a memento to the winning owner in the Winner’s Enclosure after this race. A cash prize of £40 will also be presented to the stable employee in charge of the best turned out horse in this race.



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THE MARY CLARK ‘FAVOURITE DAY OF THE YEAR’ HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 3)

for three yrs old and upwards x Total race value £12000 Owners Prize Money. 1st £4876, 2nd £2438, 3rd £1219, 4th £610, 5th £305. (Penalty Value £6184.80) Weights raised 1lb and paragraphs 27 to 31 of the Weights and Handicapping Code complied with where applicable. For conditions of this race, see page 31 F ORM AN ALYS I S - A C LOS E R L OOK

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LEADING COURSE TRAINER (16-21): M Johnston (34 wins from 208 runners, 16%) runs KINGS PRINCE TRAINER-IN-FORM (LAST 14 DAYS): M Johnston (11 wins from 98 runners, 11%) runs KINGS PRINCE FANCY THAT: M Johnston won this race in 2013, 2016 and 2020. The stable runs KINGS PRINCE today. LONGEST TRAVELLER: BOLTAWAY trained by R Charlton, Beckhampton, 189 miles. Br Breeding

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1 DASH OF SPICE (GB) (29) 20-0266 D Br Br g Teofilo (IRE) - Dashiba O Ontoawinner, Bainbridge, Bolingbroke B Littleton Stud

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Tom Marquand J Adrian Keatley, Malton T www.ontoawinner.net S

TIMEFORM VIEW Not the force of old but he did finish second over C&D in June and he’s been given a bit TFRHHHII BHA87 of a chance by the handicapper (dropped 3lb) after a lesser run at Ripon last time.

2 KINGS PRINCE (GB) (18) 1-140 CD Br B c Kingman - Dynaforce (USA) O Crone Stud Farms Ltd B Newsells Park Stud

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P. J. McDonald J Mark Johnston, Middleham T Johnston Racing Ltd S

TIMEFORM VIEW Won first 2 starts (C&D latterly) and confirmed he’s useful when fourth in 11f Hamilton listed in July. Dropped away tamely in Glorious Goodwood handicap last time but this a bit easier. Blinkers on. TFRHHHII BHA92

3 POSSIBLE MAN (GB) (30) 01-241 Br B c Le Havre (IRE) - Baldovina O King Power Racing Co Ltd B King Power Racing Co Ltd

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Silvestre De Sousa J Sir Michael Stoute, Newmarket T King Power International Co Ltd S

TIMEFORM VIEW AW novice winner on final 2-y-o start and found some improvement when nailing a fellow 3-y-o on the line at Nottingham (1 1/4m) last month. Nudged up just 1lb and couldn’t rule out further progress. TFRHHHHI BHA89

4 BOLTAWAY (GB) (39) 50-4111 Br Ch c Dubawi (IRE) - Proviso O Juddmonte B Juddmonte Farms Ltd

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Paul Mulrennan J Roger Charlton, Beckhampton T Juddmonte Farms Inc S

TIMEFORM VIEW Progressive 3-y-o who made it 3-3 in handicaps when seeing off 4 rivals at Yarmouth (11.5f, good to firm) 39 days ago. Likely there’s more to come so a further 5lb rise may not stop him. TFRHHHHH BHA88

5 ARROW OF GOLD (IRE) (61) 15-2 D Br Ch g Galileo (IRE) - Fleche d’Or O Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum B Fleche D’Or Partnership

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Andrea Atzeni J Kevin Ryan, Hambleton T

TIMEFORM VIEW Half-brother to Golden Horn who made winning debut at Thirsk last June. Bombed out in Hamilton listed only other 3-y-o start but returned with encouraging second in 1 1/2m Thirsk handicap 61 days ago. TFRHHHHI BHA77

DECLARED RUNNERS 5 2020: Frankel’s Storm 3 9 7 B A Curtis 12-1 (M Johnston) 5 ran Blinkers worn first time by No. 2. Hood, Tongue Strap worn by No. 1. Record Time: 2mins 33.72secs; Median Time: 2mins 40.80secs Probable S.P.’s: 13-8 Boltaway (GB), 5-2 Possible Man (GB), 4-1 Arrow of Gold (IRE), 8-1 Kings Prince (GB), 16-1 Dash of Spice (GB)

PLAY SMARTER

BOLTAWAY should have more to offer so could still be a step ahead of the handicapper. Arrow of Gold may be a 4-y-o but is actually the least exposed in the line-up so he’s feared most ahead of Sir Michael Stoute’s Nottingham winner Possible Man.

TIMEFORM PREDICTION: 1.BOLTAWAY 2.ARROW OF GOLD (IRE) 3.POSSIBLE MAN

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Pontefract Racecourse will present a memento to the winning owner in the Winner’s Enclosure after this race. A cash prize of £30 will also be presented to the stable employee in charge of the best turned out horse in this race.

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A BB R EV IAT IO N S BF - Beaten Favourite. D - Distance Winner.

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Hidden somewhere around the racecourse is a golden horseshoe waiting to be found. The first child to find the Golden Horseshoe will win a Sweetie Hamper kindly donated by Sugar Rush.

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THE EBF STALLIONS HIGHFIELD FARM FLYING FILLIES’ STAKES (CLASS 1) (Listed Race)

for three yrs old and upwards fillies and mares x Total race value £57500 Owners Prize Money. 1st £25300, 2nd £10431, 3rd £5215, 4th £2611, 5th £1305, 6th £650, 7th £328, 8th £161. (Penalty Value £32211.50) For conditions of this race, see page 31 F ORM AN ALYS I S - A C LOS E R L OOK

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LEADING COURSE TRAINER (16-21): K Burke (13 wins from 91 runners, 14%) runs DANDALLA TRAINER-IN-FORM (LAST 14 DAYS): H Palmer (6 wins from 23 runners, 26%) runs CHOCOYA, GLESGA GAL and LOVELY BREEZE LONGEST TRAVELLERS: FRIENDLY & MORE BEAUTIFUL trained by A P O’Brien; VALERIA MESSALINA trained by J Harrington; all Ireland. Br Breeding

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Br B f Night of Thunder (IRE) - Look Busy (IRE) O Mrs Doreen Tabor B Hackcanter Ltd & Mr P. Gleeson

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Jason Hart J John Quinn, Malton T Ashford Stud S

TIMEFORM VIEW Smart filly. Latest win at Ayr in June. Below form 6 3/4 lengths fifth of 13 to Suesa in King George Stakes at Goodwood (5f, good to soft, 33/1) 16 days ago. This easier. TFRHHHHI BHA105

2 HAPPY ROMANCE (IRE) (29) 015031 D Br B f Dandy Man (IRE) - Rugged Up (IRE) O The McMurray Family B Redpender Stud Ltd

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Dane O’Neill J Richard Hannon, Marlborough T Tote S

TIMEFORM VIEW Smart filly. 2 wins from 6 runs this year. Career-best when winning 7-runner Hackwood Stakes at Newbury (6f, good to firm, 11/1) 29 days ago by neck from Diligent Harry. Can make presence felt. TFRHHHHI BHA108

3 BIMBLE (IRE) (51) 40-5233 D BF

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Br B f Acclamation - Cape Violet (IRE) Rob Hornby J O Mr A. Davis Henry Candy, Wantage T B James F. Hanly Tote S TIMEFORM VIEW Fairly useful filly. 5/4, 2 lengths third of 4 to Lovely Breeze in handicap at Newmarket TFRHIIII BHA82 (6f, good to firm) 51 days ago. Difficult ask. Br B f Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Mango Lady O Mr S Fustok B Deerfield Farm

Jack Mitchell J Chris Wall, Newmarket T Tote S

TIMEFORM VIEW Smart filly. 1 win from 3 runs this year. Creditable neck second of 8 to Highfield Princess in listed race (7/4) at Chelmsford City (7f) 42 days ago, running on. Shortlist material. TFRHHHHI BHA99

5 FINAL OPTION (GB) (148) 50/006-1 D Br Bl f Lethal Force (IRE) - If So O Foursome Thoroughbreds B Foursome Thoroughbreds

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P. J. McDonald J William Muir & Chris Grassick, Lambourn T Tote S

TIMEFORM VIEW Useful filly. 1 win from 1 run this year. 12/1, career-best when winning 7-runner handicap at Wolverhampton (7.2f), all out. Off 148 days. More needed. TFRHHIII BHA91

6 SHEPHERDS WAY (IRE) (19) 0-53145 D Br Gr f Dark Angel (IRE) - Strait Power (IRE) O Mr David W. Armstrong B Mountarmstrong Stud

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Clifford Lee J Julie Camacho, Malton T Highfield Farm LLP S

TIMEFORM VIEW Fairly useful filly. Latest win at York in June. 15/2, 10 lengths fifth of 6 to Lovely Breeze in handicap at Goodwood (6f, soft) 19 days ago. Easy to look elsewhere. TFRHIIII BHA81

7 SHUTHOOR (IRE) (4) 3241 D Br B f Kodiac - Mulkeyya (IRE) O Mr K. Philippart de Foy B Shadwell Estate Company Limited

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Silvestre De Sousa J Kevin Philippart de Foy, Newmarket T Haycube Ltd S

TIMEFORM VIEW Lightly-raced winner. Evens, career-best when winning 5-runner maiden at Ffos Las (6f, good to soft) 4 days ago, driven out. Uphill task. TFRHIIII BHA75

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Br B f Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Arty Crafty (USA) O Mr Marc Chan B Airlie Stud

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Andrea Atzeni J Mrs J. Harrington, Ireland T

TIMEFORM VIEW Useful filly. Respectable 2 lengths second of 12 to Pearls Galore in Brownstown Stakes (10/3) at Fairyhouse (7f, good) 35 days ago. Tongue strap on 1st time. Merits consideration. TFRHHHHH BHA106

9 CHOCOYA (GB) (63) 242546 D

Br Ch f Sepoy (AUS) - Silver Games (IRE) O Mr Christopher Wright B Stratford Place Stud

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Kevin Stott J Hugo Palmer, Newmarket T Stratford Place Stud S

TIMEFORM VIEW Useful filly. 12 1/4 lengths last of 6 to Line of Departure in listed race (10/1) at TFRHHIII BHA94 Salisbury (6f, good) 63 days ago. Bit to find.

10 DANDALLA (IRE) (18) 5-06460 D Br B f Dandy Man (IRE) - Chellalla O Nick Bradley Racing 28 & E Burke B Mr Robert Norton

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Jamie Spencer J K. R. Burke, Leyburn T Tote S

TIMEFORM VIEW Useful filly. 28/1, 8 1/2 lengths tenth of 12 to Last Empire in Oak Tree Stakes at TFRHHHII BHA100 Goodwood (7f, good to soft) 18 days ago. Others preferred. Br Ch f Galileo (IRE) - Massarra O Mrs John Magnier,Mr M.Tabor & Mr D.Smith B Coolmore

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Tom Eaves J Aidan O’Brien, Ireland T

TIMEFORM VIEW Useful filly. Winner at Bellewstown in July. 9/2, respectable 4 3/4 lengths fifth of 15 TFRHHHII BHA98 to Galtee Mist in listed race at Galway (7f, soft) 19 days ago. Others stronger.

12 GLESGA GAL (IRE) (43) 201-103

Br Ch f Lope de Vega (IRE) - Crystany (IRE) O Next Wave Racing / E Tynan / E Babington B Ballygallon Stud Limited

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Paul Mulrennan J Hugo Palmer, Newmarket T Pol Roger Ltd S

TIMEFORM VIEW Useful filly. 1 win from 3 runs this year. Respectable 3 1/4 lengths third of 10 to Auria in listed TFRHHIII BHA91 race at Sandown (8f, good to soft, 9/1) 43 days ago. Back down in trip. More required.

13 LOVELY BREEZE (IRE) (19) 422121 D Br B f Sepoy (AUS) - Power of Light (IRE) O Dr Ali Ridha B Rabbah Bloodstock Limited

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Louis Steward J Hugo Palmer, Newmarket T

TIMEFORM VIEW Useful filly. 3/1, career-best when winning 6-runner handicap at Goodwood (6f, soft) 19 days ago, kept up to work. Needs to improve again. TFRHHIII BHA87

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Br Ch f Mehmas (IRE) - Ruzma (IRE) Tom Marquand J O In The Mix Racing Tom Ward, Upper Lambourn T B Ms Elaine Chivers Elaine Chivers Consultancy Services Ltd S TIMEFORM VIEW Fairly useful filly. 10/1, creditable 2 3/4 lengths fourth of 13 to Wren’s Breath in listed race at Naas (5.9f, good) 25 days ago. Plenty to find. TFRHHIII BHA90 Br B f War Front (USA) - Maybe (IRE) O Mrs John Magnier,Mr M.Tabor & Mr D.Smith B Orpendale, Chelston & Wynatt

Jason Watson J Aidan O’Brien, Ireland T

TIMEFORM VIEW Useful filly. 11/1, creditable 3/4-length second of 13 to Wren’s Breath in listed race at Naas (5.9f, good) 25 days ago. Blinkers on 1st time. Needs more. TFRHHHII BHA95

DECLARED RUNNERS 15 2020: STORMY GIRL (IRE) 3 8 12 Cam Hardie 22-1 (Rebecca Menzies) 11 ran Blinkers worn first time by No. 15. Tongue Strap worn first time by No. 8. Blinkers worn by No. 12, 13. Tongue Strap worn by No. 9. Record Time: 1min 12.6secs; Median Time: 1min 16.90secs Stewards Note: DANDALLA: Following its run on 28/7/2021 it was reported that the horse ran too freely. Probable S.P.’s: 5-1 Valeria Messalina (IRE), 11-2 Happy Romance (IRE), 6-1 Keep Busy (IRE), Double Or Bubble (IRE), 16-1 Friendly (IRE), More Beautiful (USA), 18-1 Dandalla (IRE), 22-1 Final Option (GB), Chocoya (GB), Lovely Breeze (IRE), Mishal Star (IRE), 25-1 Glesga Gal (IRE), 40-1 Bimble (IRE), 50-1 Shepherds Way (IRE), Shuthoor (IRE)

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VALERIA MESSALINA is coming to the boil now, turning in her best effort of the season when runner-up in a Group 3 at Fairyhouse 5 weeks ago, and she’s well worth a try at this trip given the pace she has shown. Double Or Bubble is also a leading player on form and is another who shouldn’t be hindered by the shorter distance, with Happy Romance and Keep Busy others to consider.

TIMEFORM PREDICTION: 1.VALERIA MESSALINA (IRE) 2.DOUBLE OR BUBBLE (IRE) 3.HAPPY ROMANCE (IRE)

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Emma Armstrong of Highfield Farm will present a memento and Perpetual Challenge Trophy to the winning owner in the Winner’s Enclosure after this race. A cash prize of £100 will also be presented to the stable employee in charge of the best turned out horse in this race.

You must be 18 or over to place a bet You may be asked to provide proof of your age when placing a bet If you cannot produce this your bet will not be accepted

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THE WILLIAM HILL PICK YOUR PLACES HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 3)

for three yrs old x Total race value £12000 Owners Prize Money. 1st £4876, 2nd £2438, 3rd £1219, 4th £610. (Penalty Value £6184.80)

For conditions of this race, see page 31 F ORM AN ALYS I S - A C LOS E R L OOK

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LEADING COURSE TRAINER (16-21): M Johnston (34 wins from 208 runners, 16%) runs TADREEB TRAINER-IN-FORM (LAST 14 DAYS): W Haggas (14 wins from 34 runners, 41%) runs READY TO VENTURE LONGEST TRAVELLERS: READY TO VENTURE trained by W Haggas, Newmarket, 142 miles. DUTY OF CARE trained by Sir M Stoute, Newmarket, 142 miles. Br Breeding

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1 READY TO VENTURE (GB) (29) 21-360

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Br B f Kingman - Wonderstruck (IRE) O Lael Stable B Lael Stable

Tom Marquand J William Haggas, Newmarket T

TIMEFORM VIEW Fairly useful 7f winner who made an encouraging return when third at Ascot in May but below form both starts since, including on handicap debut last time. Cheekpieces now go on. TFRHHHII BHA91

2 DUTY OF CARE (GB) (136) 31-6

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Br B c Kingman - Exemplify O Juddmonte B Juddmonte Farms Ltd

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Kevin Stott J Sir Michael Stoute, Newmarket T Juddmonte Farms Inc S

TIMEFORM VIEW Made second start a winning one at Newcastle (7f) in December, despite still looking raw. Run best excused at Chelmsford 3 months later having been slowly away and remains with plenty of potential. TFRHHHHH BHA86

3 TADREEB (IRE) (29) 5-32123 BF

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Br B c Oasis Dream - Wake Up Call O Shadwell Estate Company Ltd B Laundry Cottage Stud Farm

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Dane O’Neill J Mark Johnston, Middleham T Johnston Racing Ltd S

TIMEFORM VIEW Took another step forward to get off the mark on handicap debut at Thirsk (7f) in June. TFRHHHHI BHA86 Respectable efforts have followed, and he could still have a bit more to offer.

4 BABY ALYA (IRE) (29) 1-3412 D BF

Br Ch f Rio de La Plata (USA) - Queen’s Logic (IRE) O Mr Jaber Abdullah B Rabbah Bloodstock Limited

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Tom Eaves J Kevin Ryan, Hambleton T

TIMEFORM VIEW Progressive filly who overcame a troubled passage to land a 1m Newmarket handicap in June. A shade underwhelming in her follow-up bid at Haydock but she could yet get back on the up. TFRHHHHI BHA78

DECLARED RUNNERS 4 Sheepskin Cheek Pieces worn first time by No. 1. Record Time: 1min 40.6secs; Median Time: 1min 45.90secs Probable S.P.’s: 15-8 Duty of Care (GB), 9-4 Baby Alya (IRE), 11-4 Tadreeb (IRE), 7-1 Ready To Venture (GB)

PLAY SMARTER

DUTY OF CARE was soon on the back foot following a slow start at Chelmsford, and is much better judged on his Newcastle win the time before, so he remains a horse to be positive about, especially given his top pedigree. Baby Alya was a shade underwhelming at Haydock last time but could yet get back on the up.

TIMEFORM PREDICTION: 1.DUTY OF CARE 2.BABY ALYA (IRE) 3.TADREEB (IRE)

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THE MOOR TOP FARM SHOP HEMSWORTH HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 5)

for three yrs old and upwards x Total race value £7200 Owners Prize Money. 1st £2560, 2nd £1280, 3rd £640, 4th £320, 5th £240, 6th £240, 7th £240. (Penalty Value £3240) Weights raised 1lbs and paragraphs 27 to 31 of the Weights and Handicapping Code complied with where applicable. For conditions of this race, see page 31 F ORM AN ALYS I S - A C LOS E R L OOK

| F A CT S | F A NCIES | FORM | STA TS |

LEADING COURSE TRAINER (16-21): D O’Meara (27 wins from 172 runners, 16%) runs STONIFIC TRAINER-IN-FORM (LAST 14 DAYS): D O’Meara (7 wins from 74 runners, 9%) runs STONIFIC LONGEST TRAVELLER: RETROSPECT trained by Muir & Grassick, Lambourn, 180 miles. Br Breeding

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(1)

Br B g Sea The Stars (IRE) - Sapphire Pendant (IRE) Sean Kirrane (5) J O Rasio Cymru 1 & Hurn Racing Club David O’Meara, Upper Helmsley T B Wertheimer & Frere Gain Equine Nutrition S

TIMEFORM VIEW Fairly useful Flat performer who added Summer Handicap Hurdle (16.5f) to his tally at Market Rasen in July. TFRHHHII BHA76 Only respectable effort back on Flat at Ripon since but he’s still competitively handicapped.

2 ARABESCATO (GB) (23) 161326 C

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3 CHOCOLATE BOX (IRE) (13) 230503

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Br Gr g Outstrip - Cat Hunter Silvestre De Sousa J O Mr David Cohen John Butler, Newmarket T B Mr David Cohen TIMEFORM VIEW Good AW strike rate and opened turf account here (18f) under this rider in April. Good placed efforts next 2 starts and this rates more suitable than last month’s Ascot assignment. Not ruled out. TFRHHHII BHA74 Br B g Zoffany (IRE) - Chocolate Mauk (USA) O Racing Facades Syndicate B Lisieux Stud

Tom Marquand J Mark Loughnane, Kidderminster T DML Racing S

TIMEFORM VIEW Losing run stretches back to 2018 but mark reflects that and he ran his best race for some time when a close-up third in Ladies’ event at Carlisle (17.2f) 2 weeks ago. Cheekpieces back on. TFRHHHII BHA72

4 FLINT HILL (GB) (36) 55/6-313 CD

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Br Ch g Excelebration (IRE) - Modify O R Whitelock, L Clemitson & R Jefferson B Denniff Farms Ltd

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Graham Lee J Ruth Jefferson, Malton T Ruth Jefferson Racing Ltd S

TIMEFORM VIEW Did enough to land a thin race for the grade over C&D in June but stepped up on that to finish third in a deeper contest at York (16.2f) next time, doing best of those ridden close up. Respected. TFRHHHHI BHA70

5 TEQANY (IRE) (23) 50/4//-241

Br Gr g Dark Angel (IRE) - Capulet Monteque (IRE) O Mrs June Watts B Yeomanstown Stud

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Dougie Costello J Fergal O’Brien, Cheltenham T Pertemps S

TIMEFORM VIEW Useful handicap hurdler who confirmed previous promise back on the level when scoring at Chepstow (2m) last month, allowed the run of the race but doing it readily. 3lb rise looks fair and considered. TFRHHHHH BHA69

6 OUT OF BREATH (GB) (16) 011111 Br B g Bated Breath - Parisi O Allerton Racing & G Tuer B Faisal Meshrf Alqahtani

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Sam James J Grant Tuer, Northallerton T

TIMEFORM VIEW Arrives here on a roll, showing a determined attitude to land the 5-timer at Musselburgh (13f) last month. Handicapper applies more pressure and this tougher but hard to rule out in present groove. TFRHHHHI BHA68

7 RETROSPECT (IRE) (23) 400002 Br B g Frankel - Looking Back (IRE) O Muir Racing Partnership - Saint Cloud B Coolmore

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P. J. McDonald J William Muir & Chris Grassick, Lambourn T Tote S

TIMEFORM VIEW Maiden who has tumbled in the weights and ran one of better races when runner-up behind Teqany at Chepstow (2m) recently. In receipt of plenty of weight all round if he can build on that. TFRHHHII BHA56

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DECLARED RUNNERS 7 Tongue Strap worn by No. 5. Sheepskin Cheek Pieces worn by No. 3. Record Time: 3mins 40.67secs; Median Time: 3mins 44.60secs Stewards Note: FLINT HILL: Following its run on 10/7/2021 it was reported that the horse hung left under pressure. Probable S.P.’s: 7-2 Out of Breath (GB), 4-1 Teqany (IRE), 9-2 Flint Hill (GB), 13-2 Retrospect (IRE), 7-1 Arabescato (GB), 8-1 Stonific (IRE), 9-1 Chocolate Box (IRE)

PLAY SMARTER

TEQANY developed in to a useful hurdler for his present connections last year and confirmed the promise of his exploits on the level when running out a ready winner at Chepstow (2m) 23 days ago. He’s fancied to make another bold bid from 3lb higher and gets the nod. Flint Hill and the red-hot Out of Breath may emerge as the chief threats.

TIMEFORM PREDICTION: 1.TEQANY (IRE) 2.FLINT HILL 3.OUT OF BREATH

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THE HAPPY RETIREMENT MICK HENSHAW NOVICE STAKES (CLASS 4)

for novice three yrs old and upwards x Total race value £10950 Owners Prize Money. 1st £4672, 2nd £2336, 3rd £1168, 4th £584. (Penalty Value £5912.99)

For conditions of this race, see page 31 F ORM AN ALYS I S - A C LOS E R L OOK

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LEADING COURSE TRAINER (16-21): D O’Meara (27 wins from 172 runners, 16%) runs ALPHA CRU and MADAME GLITTERS TRAINER-IN-FORM (LAST 14 DAYS): D O’Meara (7 wins from 74 runners, 9%) runs ALPHA CRU and MADAME GLITTERS LONGEST TRAVELLER: BROUGHTONS MISSION trained by J Berry, Newmarket, 142 miles. Br Breeding

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Br B g Golden Horn - La Dorotea (IRE) O Mr David Tate B Deerfield Farm

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Tom Eaves J Tracy Waggott, Spennymoor T

TIMEFORM VIEW Let go for just £4,500 as a 3-y-o and he offered very little when last of 5 in a Redcar TFRHHIII BHAseller (10f) in July. Easy enough to pass over here.

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Br Ch f Australia - Solfege David Nolan J O Mr Stephen Morris David O’Meara, Upper Helmsley T B ATE Farms & Kinane Bloodstock Gain Equine Nutrition S TIMEFORM VIEW Promise only start in Ireland as a 2-y-o and stepped up to make a winning yard debut in a C&D maiden last month, asserting close home. Highly likely she can progress further. TFRHHHHH BHA-

Br B g Coach House (IRE) - Broughtons Flight (IRE) Trevor Whelan J O Mr H Cronjager John Berry, Newmarket T B M. E. Broughton TIMEFORM VIEW Well-held sole start for Stuart Williams last summer but did show a bit more when third in a Lingfield minor event (7f) in July, running on late. Still, she looks one for low-grade handicaps. TFRHHIII BHA-

Br B g Muhaarar - Royal Eloquence (IRE) P. J. McDonald J O Mr J. A. Tabet Edward Bethell, Middleham T B Belle Vue Bloodstock Clarendon Thoroughbred Racing, Frayland LLC S TIMEFORM VIEW Muhaarar gelding. Dam, unraced, closely related to smart 5f-7f winner Hajoum and half-sister to smart 5f winner Swiss Lake. Yard continue to go well and the market should prove a good guide. TFRHHHII BHABr B g Maxios - Monaco Show (FR) O Mr Jaber Abdullah B Rabbah Bloodstock Limited

Kevin Stott J Kevin Ryan, Hambleton T

TIMEFORM VIEW Maxios colt out of a 7f winner who stayed 9f. Showed fair form when midfield in 9-runner Thirsk minor event (1m) in April. Gelded and absent subsequently and he may yet have more to offer. TFRHHHII BHA-

6 WILLIEWINAMILLION (GB) (250) 00Br B g Charm Spirit (IRE) - Mrs Greeley O The WHC Syndicate B Minster Stud

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Paul Mulrennan J Michael & David Easterby, Sheriff Hutton T Stittenham Farms S

TIMEFORM VIEW Charm Spirit gelding who offered little in a pair of AW minor events at up to 1m during the second half of last year. Type his yard will do better with when handicapping. TFRHHIII BHA-

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Jason Watson J David O’Meara, Upper Helmsley T Elwick Stud S

TIMEFORM VIEW €80,000 yearling, Style Vendome filly. 7.5f-1 1/4m winner El Churqui and closely related to 10.5f/11.5f winner Missillac. Interesting newcomer and market support would need to be viewed positively. TFRHHHHI BHA-

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Jason Hart J Roger Fell, Nawton T

TIMEFORM VIEW Shalaa filly who was slowly in to stride and never figured when eleventh of 12 in a Thirsk novice (1m) in June. Can only be watched on the back of that here. TFRHHIII BHA-

DECLARED RUNNERS 8 Running for the first time since Gelding No. 4, 5. Record Time: 1min 12.6secs; Median Time: 1min 16.90secs Stewards Note: BROUGHTONS MISSION: Following its run on 26/7/2021 it was reported that the horse was slowly away. REGINA GEORGE: Following its run on 30/6/2021 it was reported that the horse was slow away and ran green. Probable S.P.’s: 7-4 Alpha Cru (IRE), 11-4 Madame Glitters (FR), 5-1 Maxios Show (IRE), 11-2 Gaerwen (GB), 33-1 Broughtons Mission (GB), Williewinamillion (GB), 40-1 Regina George (IRE), 50-1 Gold Ring (GB)

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The market may prove useful with ALPHA CRU and newcomer Madame Glitters both representing the David O’Meara stable. However, the former looked promising when landing a C&D maiden last month and could be the way to go with the prospect of more to come. Gaerwen and Maxios Show are others worth a second look also.

TIMEFORM PREDICTION: 1.ALPHA CRU (IRE) 2.MADAME GLITTERS (FR) 3.GAERWEN

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for three yrs old and upwards x Total race value £7200 Owners Prize Money. 1st £2560, 2nd £1280, 3rd £640, 4th £320, 5th £240, 6th £240, 7th £240, 8th £240. (Penalty Value £3240)

For conditions of this race, see page 31 F ORM AN ALYS I S - A C LOS E R L OOK

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LEADING COURSE TRAINER (16-21): D O’Meara (27 wins from 172 runners, 16%) runs GENERAL SAGO TRAINER-IN-FORM (LAST 14 DAYS): K Ryan (7 wins from 46 runners, 15%) runs COTTAM LANE WEIGHT WATCHER: MR ORANGE won off a handicap mark of 75, his rating is now down 16lb to 59. LONGEST TRAVELLER: COTTAM LANE trained by K Ryan, Hambleton, 87 miles. Br Breeding

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P. J. McDonald J Phillip Makin, Easingwold T

TIMEFORM VIEW Just the one win from 22 starts and whilst he shaped as if still in good form when seventh at York (6f) in July, he didn’t appear to run on. More of a place candidate. Hood added. Eng 3.10 Ripon Sat. TFRHHHII BHA75

2 WETHER FELL (GB) (43) 322-002 Br B g Due Diligence (USA) - Triveni (FR) O Miss Julie Camacho B Brook Stud Bloodstock Ltd

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Paul Mulrennan J Julie Camacho, Malton T McIvors.co.uk S

TIMEFORM VIEW Low-mileage 4-y-o who produced his best effort yet when running on for second at Carlisle (5.8f) in July, nearest at the finish. A repeat gives him a shout in an open-looking handicap. TFRHHHHI BHA75

3 LEZARDRIEUX (GB) (23) 5-03460 CD

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Br B g Due Diligence (USA) - M’Selle (IRE) Sam James J O Allerton Racing & G Tuer Grant Tuer, Northallerton T B D. R. Tucker TIMEFORM VIEW Successful 3 times during 2020 (including over C&D). Stepped up on reappearance effort TFRHHHII BHA74 when third at Thirsk (5f) in May but not scaled same heights in trio of starts since. Br B f Zebedee - Mitchelton (FR) O Mr T. S. Ingham & Mrs Liz Ingham B Sherbourne Lodge

Shane Gray J Ann Duffield, Leyburn T Sims Suzuki S

TIMEFORM VIEW Returned with 6f win at Thirsk in April and has continued in good form, third of 7 in handicap at Redcar (6f, good to firm) in July. Needs considering back down in grade equipped with cheekpieces. TFRHHHHH BHA74

5 MUTANAASEQ (IRE) (15) 123362 D

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Br Ch g Red Jazz (USA) - Indaba (IRE) James Sullivan J O Grange Park Racing VIII & Mrs R Carr Ruth Carr, Stillington T B Patrick F. Kelly Grange Park Racing, Xre Construction Training Ltd S

TIMEFORM VIEW Regained winning thread at Thirsk (6f) in June and solid placed efforts on 4 of his 5 starts since, running on for second at Doncaster (6f) 2 weeks ago. Claims provided he avoids a slow start. TFRHHHHI BHA73

6 COTTAM LANE (GB) (32) 16-5544 Br B g Twilight Son - Alsium (IRE) O Steve Ryan & The Racing Emporium B Callipygian Bloodstock

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Oisin McSweeney (7) J Kevin Ryan, Hambleton T Bee Health Ltd S

TIMEFORM VIEW Back on song at second attempt following a wind op when fourth in big-field York handicap (6f) in June. Not disgraced in fourth at Catterick (6f) since and no forlorn hope down in class. TFRHHHII BHA77

7 GENERAL SAGO (IRE) (17) 222033 Br B g Fascinating Rock (IRE) - Why Now O Mr F. Gillespie B Mrs Sandra McCarthy

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Jason Watson J David O’Meara, Upper Helmsley T

TIMEFORM VIEW Fairly useful maiden who ran up to best when third in a Nottingham maiden (6f) in July, likely to have won had he stayed straight. Eased further 1lb since and not ruled out. TFRHHHII BHA74

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Clifford Lee J Michael Dods, Darlington T Denton Hall Racing Ltd S

TIMEFORM VIEW Yet to find her best form this year, only fifth of 9 in Haydock handicap sporting first-time cheekpieces 4 weeks ago. Has shown signs of temperament though, and others more appealing. TFRHHHII BHA69

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Br B g Fountain of Youth (IRE) - Harryana To O The Vardon Flyers B Whitsbury Manor Stud

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Callum Rodriguez J Sam England, Guiseley T

TIMEFORM VIEW Went close on 3 separate occasions for Mick Easterby as a 2-y-o but form tailed off last year and hard to draw much encouragement from last week’s return/yard debut at Thirsk. Best watched. TFRHHIII BHA62

10 MR ORANGE (IRE) (11) 050505 CD Br B g Paco Boy (IRE) - Shirley Blake (IRE) O Mr J Blackburn & Mr A Turton B Rathbarry Stud

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Graham Lee J Paul Midgley, Westow T Sheridan Fabrications Ltd S

TIMEFORM VIEW 6-time C&D winner the latest of them coming this time last year. Essentially struggled to find his form TFRHHHII BHA59 so far this campaign but his mark has eased considerably and not dismissed out of hand.

2020: DREAM TOGETHER 3 9 8 J Garritty 15-2 (Jedd O’Keeffe) 11 ran DECLARED RUNNERS 10 Hood worn first time by No. 1. Sheepskin Cheek Pieces worn first time by No. 4. Tongue Strap worn by No. 9. Sheepskin Cheek Pieces worn by No. 1, 8, 10. Record Time: 1min 12.6secs; Median Time: 1min 16.90secs Stewards Note: GENERAL SAGO: Following its run on 29/7/2021 it was reported that the horse hung left handed. Probable S.P.’s: 9-2 Lady Nectar (IRE), 6-1 Mutanaaseq (IRE), General Sago (IRE), 7-1 Wether Fell (GB), 15-2 Cottam Lane (GB), 10-1 Mr Orange (IRE), 11-1 True Mason (GB), Twist of Hay (GB), 12-1 Lezardrieux (GB), 33-1 Vardon Flyer (GB)

PLAY SMARTER

LADY NECTAR has essentially been in good form since her victory at Thirsk in the spring, not seen to best effect off a steady gallop/encoutering a troubled passage but still keeping on to good effect for third at Redcar last time. She gets the nod equipped with first-time cheekpieces, with Wether Fell and Mutanaaseq next best, whilst it would be foolish to discount Mr Orange from his lowly mark.

TIMEFORM PREDICTION: 1.LADY NECTAR (IRE) 2.WETHER FELL 3.MUTANAASEQ (IRE)

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First Race 2.00 - THE TREVOR WOODS MEMORIAL BRITISH EBF NOVICE STAKES (CLASS 4) (GBB RACE) Distributed in accordance with the Stakes and Prize Money Code. £5454 to the winning horse The second to receive £2560, the third £1280 and the fourth £640. for novice two yrs old, which are E.B.F. eligible. Enter by noon, August 9th and pay £20 stake, Declare by 10.00 a.m. August 13th. Weights: Colts and geldings 9st 2lb; fillies 8st 11lb Penalties, for each Restricted Novice or Maiden race won 3lb For each other race won 6lb (Sellers and Claimers excluded for the purposes of penalties). This race has been generously sponsored in memory of TREVOR WOODS by his widow Mrs Janet Woods and children Neil, Karen and Stuart Woods, who will present a memento to the winning owner. In addition, they will present a cash prize to the stable employee, judged by them, to be in charge of the best turned out horse in this race. THE TRUSTEES OF THE E.B.F. have kindly contributed £1,000 towards the prize money for this race. This race is part of the IRE Incentive Scheme, more details available at www.itm.ie 11 entries at £20. - Closed August 9th, 2021. Owners Prize Money. Winner £4310; Second £2154; Third £1078; Fourth £538. (Penalty Value £5454) Weights raised 2lbs and paragraphs 27 to 31 of the Weights and Handicapping Code complied with where applicable. SS SEE PAGE 6 FOR THIS RACE. Second Race 2.35 - THE MARY CLARK ‘FAVOURITE DAY OF THE YEAR’ HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 3) Distributed in accordance with the Stakes and Prize Money Code. £6184 to the winning horse The second to receive £2900, the third £1450, the fourth £724 and the fifth £362. for three yrs old and upwards, Rated 71-90 (also open to such horses rated 91 and 92; such horses rated 70 and below are also eligible - see Standard Conditions). £30 stake if the horse is rated 71 or higher, or £6 stake if the horse is rated 70 or lower with £24 extra if the horse is declared to run Declare by 10.00 a.m. August 13th. Lowest weight: 4-y-o and up 8st 9lb; 3-y-o 8st Highest weight: 4-y-o and up 10st; 3-y-o 9st 4lb Penalties, after August 7th, 2021, for each race won 3yo 6lb; 4yo to 6yo 5lb; 7yo and up 4lb. CATRIN NACK and JIMMY CLARK have generously sponsored this race and will present a memento to the owner of the winner of this race. In addition, they will also present a cash prize to the stable employee, judged by them, to be in charge of the best turned out horse in this race. The Race Incentive Fund, supported by the Horserace Betting Levy Board, provides for the inclusion of £1200 towards the prize money for this race. NOTE: Three-year-old horses might not be able to receive the full weight-for-age allowance in this race. 16 entries at £30. - Closed August 9th, 2021. Owners Prize Money. Winner £4876; Second £2438; Third £1219; Fourth £610; Fifth £305. (Penalty Value £6184.80) Weights raised 1lb and paragraphs 27 to 31 of the Weights and Handicapping Code complied with where applicable. SS SEE PAGE 10 FOR THIS RACE. Third Race 3.10 - THE EBF STALLIONS HIGHFIELD FARM FLYING FILLIES’ STAKES (CLASS 1) (Listed Race) Distributed in accordance with the Stakes and Prize Money Code. £32211 to the winning horse The second to receive £12264, the third £6141, the fourth £3064, the fifth £1535, the sixth £770, the seventh £385 and the eighth £189. for three yrs old and upwards fillies and mares only, which are E.B.F. eligible. Enter by noon, August 9th and pay £287 stake, Declare by 10.00 a.m. August 13th. Weights: 3-y-o 8st 12lb; 4-y-o and up 9st 2lb Penalties, after 2020, a winner of a Listed race 3lb Of a Group 3 race 5lb Of a Group 1 or Group 2 race 7lb. HIGHFIELD FARM have generously sponsored this race and will present a memento to the owner of the winner of this race. They will also present a cash prize to the stable employee, judged by them, to be in charge of the best turned out horse in this race. THE TRUSTEES OF THE E.B.F. have kindly contributed £10,000 towards the prize money for this race. The winning owner will also receive a Challenge Trophy, to be held for one year only. The Race Incentive Fund, supported by the Horserace Betting Levy Board, provides for the inclusion of £11250 towards the prize money for this race. 25 entries at £287. - Closed August 9th, 2021. Owners Prize Money. Winner £25300; Second £10431; Third £5215; Fourth £2611; Fifth £1305; Sixth £650; Seventh £328; Eighth £161. (Penalty Value £32211.50) A SS SEE PAGE 14 FOR THIS RACE. Fourth Race 3.45 - THE WILLIAM HILL PICK YOUR PLACES HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 3) Distributed in accordance with the Stakes and Prize Money Code. £6184 to the winning horse The second to receive £2900, the third £1450 and the fourth £724. for three yrs old only, Rated 76-95 (also open to such horses rated 96 and 97; such horses rated 75 and below are also eligible - see Standard Conditions). £30 stake if the horse is rated 76 or higher, or £6 stake if the horse is rated 75 or lower with £24 extra if the horse is declared to run Declare by 10.00 a.m. August 13th. Lowest weight 8st 2lb; Highest weight 9st 7lb Penalties, after August 7th, 2021, for each race won 6lb. WILLIAM HILL have generously sponsored this race and will present a memento to the owner of the winner of this race. They will also present a cash prize to the stable employee, judged by them, to be in charge of the best turned out horse in this race. The Race Incentive Fund, supported by the Horserace Betting Levy Board, provides for the inclusion of £1500 towards the prize money for this race. 9 entries, 1 at £6 and 8 at £30. - Closed August 9th, 2021. Owners Prize Money. Winner £4876; Second £2438; Third £1219; Fourth £610. (Penalty Value £6184.80) SS SEE PAGE 18 FOR THIS RACE. Fifth Race 4.20 - THE MOOR TOP FARM SHOP HEMSWORTH HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 5) Distributed in accordance with the Stakes and Prize Money Code. £3240 to the winning horse The second to receive £1521, the third £760, the fourth £380, the fifth £300, the sixth £300 and the seventh £300. for three yrs old and upwards, Rated 56-75 (also open to such horses rated 76 and 77; such horses rated 55 and below are also eligible - see Standard Conditions). £15 stake if the horse is rated 56 or higher, or £3 stake if the horse is rated 55 or lower with £12 extra if the horse is declared to run Declare by 10.00 a.m. August 13th. Lowest weight: 4-y-o and up 8st 10lb; 3-y-o 8st Highest weight: 4-y-o and up 10st 1lb; 3-y-o 9st 2lb Penalties, after August 7th, 2021, for each race won 3yo 6lb; 4yo to 6yo 5lb; 7yo and up 4lb. MR & MRS YATES have generously sponsored this race and will present a memento to the winning owner. In addition, they will present a cash prize to the stable employee, judged by them, to be in charge of the best turned out horse in this race. This race is one of a series of eight stayers’ races run at Pontefract in 2021. Points will be allocated according to the result of each race in the series and the owner, trainer and stable registered on October 18th, 2021, of the horse collecting the most points will each receive a memento and an additional prize of £1500. NOTE: Three-year-old horses might not be able to receive the full weight-for-age allowance in this race. 23 entries, 1 at £3 and 22 at £15. - Closed August 9th, 2021. Owners Prize Money. Winner £2560; Second £1280; Third £640; Fourth £320; Fifth £240; Sixth £240; Seventh £240. (Penalty Value £3240) Weights raised 1lb and paragraphs 27 to 31 of the Weights and Handicapping Code complied with where applicable. SS SEE PAGE 22 FOR THIS RACE. Sixth Race 4.55 - THE HAPPY RETIREMENT MICK HENSHAW NOVICE STAKES (CLASS 4) Distributed in accordance with the Stakes and Prize Money Code. £5912 to the winning horse The second to receive £2775, the third £1388 and the fourth £694. for novice three yrs old and upwards. Enter by noon, August 9th and pay £25 stake, Declare by 10.00 a.m. August 13th. Weights: 3-y-o colts and geldings 9st 1lb; fillies 8st 10lb 4-y-o and up colts and geldings 9st 8lb; fillies 9st 3lb Penalties, for each Auction or Median Auction race won 3lb For each other race won 6lb (Sellers and Claimers excluded for the purposes of penalties). WILLIAM HILL have generously sponsored this race and will present a memento to the owner of the winner of this race. They will also present a cash prize to the stable employee, judged by them, to be in charge of the best turned out horse in this race. 17 entries at £25. - Closed August 9th, 2021. Owners Prize Money. Winner £4672; Second £2336; Third £1168; Fourth £584. (Penalty Value £5912.99) SS SEE PAGE 26 FOR THIS RACE. Seventh Race 5.25 - THE SUNPAK POTATOES HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 5) Distributed in accordance with the Stakes and Prize Money Code. £3240 to the winning horse The second to receive £1521, the third £760, the fourth £380, the fifth £300, the sixth £300, the seventh £300 and the eighth £300. for three yrs old and upwards, Rated 56-75 (also open to such horses rated 76 and 77; such horses rated 55 and below are also eligible - see Standard Conditions). £15 stake if the horse is rated 56 or higher, or £3 stake if the horse is rated 55 or lower with £12 extra if the horse is declared to run Declare by 10.00 a.m. August 13th. Lowest weight: 4-y-o and up 8st 7lb; 3-y-o 8st 3lb Highest weight: 4-y-o and up 9st 12lb; 3-y-o 9st 8lb Penalties, after August 7th, 2021, for each race won 3yo 6lb; 4yo to 6yo 5lb; 7yo and up 4lb. MR & MRS YATES of SUNPAK POTATOES have generously sponsored this race and will present a memento to the owner of the winner. In addition, they will award a cash prize to the stable employee judged to be in charge of the best turned out horse in this race. 24 entries at £15. - Closed August 9th, 2021. Owners Prize Money. Winner £2560; Second £1280; Third £640; Fourth £320; Fifth £240; Sixth £240; Seventh £240; Eighth £240. (Penalty Value £3240) SS SEE PAGE 28 FOR THIS RACE.

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