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17:30 Newcastle Racecard - 12th January 2019

17:30 Newcastle
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  • 4YO plus, 5 Runners
  • Winner £7,439, 2nd £2,214, 3rd £1,106, 4th £553
  • Distance 1m 5y
  • Going Standard to slow
Race Conditions
Course Winner
Distance Winner
Horse Form
Won Last Time Out
Ran Within 30 Days
Order By Odds
# Runner
Silk
1
(1)
Azzeccagarbugli G Lee M Botti 6 yrs, 9-7 30 Form: 493842-
4 Tips
Winner of five races from 7f to 1m including a win on polytrack. Beaten a short head by Calling Out when second of 6 at 11-4 on his latest outing at Chelmsford City over 1m in December last year.
Silk
2
(5)
Qaffaal Nathan Evans M W Easterby 8 yrs, 9-7 189 Form: 281506-
2 Tips
Has won eight races from 7f to 1m 1f including 5 wins on the all-weather (3 PO). Finished 5l behind Mushtaq when last of 6 at 16-1 on his latest outing at Nottingham over 1m (good to firm) in July last year.
Silk
3
(3)
Ballard Down Callum Rodriguez D O'Meara 6 yrs, 9-7 198 Form: 21/0070- He has won three times from 1m to 1m 1f including 2 wins on the all-weather (1 PO). Well beaten at 33-1 behind Humbert when last of 14 on his latest outing over this course and distance in June last year. Having his first run for a new stable today.
Silk
4
(2)
Steel Train C J McGovern D O'Meara 8 yrs, 9-3 33 Form: 017/087- Winner of six races from 7f to 1m including 2 wins on the all-weather (1 PO). Beaten 10l behind Unforgiving Minute at 15-2 when seventh of 9 on his latest outing at Wolverhampton over 7f in December last year.
Silk
5
(4)
Tough Remedy P McDonald K Dalgleish 4 yrs, 9-0 12 Form: 810134-
10 Tips
He has won three times from 6f to 7f including 2 wins on the all-weather. Finished 6l behind Arcanada when fourth of 6 at 6-1 on his latest outing at Lingfield over 1m in December last year.
View Race Verdict And 16 Tips
Odds correct as of 22/07/2019 00:20. Odds are subject to change.
Newspaper Tips
Silk Nap Tips Tipsters Odds
Tough Remedy
10 Tips
10 Tips
  • The Scout Daily Express
  • Garry Owen Daily Record
  • POSTDATA
  • Paul Curtis RP Ratings
  • Ben Hutton SPOTLIGHT
  • Marlborough Telegraph
  • The Guardian
  • Jason Heavey The Star
  • Templegate The Sun
  • Rob Wright The Times
Azzeccagarbugli
4 Tips
4 Tips
  • The Punt Racing Post
  • Robin Goodfellow Daily Mail
  • Newsboy Daily Mirror
  • David Milnes NEWMARKET
Qaffaal
2 Tips
2 Tips
  • Richard Young THE NORTH
  • TOPSPEED
The Sportsman's Verdict
AZZECCAGARBUGLI was the one to take from the race when second at Chelmsford last time and should appreciate these calmer shores back on Tapeta. He should remain competitive off a mark of 94 and appeals more than Tough Remedy, who is better on this surface than Polytrack but was poor at Lingfield last month, and Ballard Down, who makes his stable debut for David O'Meara and looks best of the North Yorkshire-based handler's two runners on the official ratings.
The Sportsman's Prediction
Silk Pos Runner
1st Azzeccagarbugli
2nd Ballard Down
3rd Tough Remedy
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