On Friday afternoon we have interesting 1M 4F class three handicap ,on the tapeta at Newcastle .
10 Runners declared for rated (81-96) handicap .This looks decent class three contest on tapeta at Newcastle. The three standout contenders look to be SENNOCKIAN STAR , PETITE JACK & DOLPHIN VILLAGE .
SENNOCKIAN STAR : 7-Y-0 gelding ,winning 13 out 82 (4 out 18 on All Weather ) Been in decent form this winter,winning two handicaps over 1 mile 4 at Lingfield & Kempton .Also finished creditable 1L fourth in 9.5 furlong class two handicap at Wolverhampton last time. Will be suited returning to this longer trip.
PETITE JACK : 4-Y-0 gelding , winning 4 out 8 (All 4 wins on All Weather at Lingfield ) Been in great form this winter, landing hatrick at Lingfield in class 4 handicap earlier last month .Up another 6LB in the weights ,though still looks open to more improvement .
DOLPHIN VILLAGE : 7-Y-0 gelding ,winning 8 out 46 (2 out 18 on All Weather ) Been running consistently this winter ,without winning .Including finishing second behind Petite Jack at Lingfield last time .Each-way claims ,though not won on All Weather since December 2015 .
VERDICT : SENNOCKIAN STAR stands out returning this longer trip,after finishing creditable fourth in 9.5 furlong class two handicap at Wolverhampton last time.All his best recent form has been over this 12 furlong trip .Also Still looks fairly handicapped off mark 90 ,has won off higher marks in past .Odds around 3-1 look solid value .
Petite Jack looks the obvious danger,after winning his last three starts at Lingfield,though has gone up 17LB in the weights for those three victory's,also has to prove himself on different surface away from Lingfield .Odds around 2-1, look short enough in this higher grade .
SENNOCKIAN STAR 3.25 NEWCASTLE
£60.00 WIN @ 3-1 BET365 & BETVICTOR
(THIRD SP 11-4 LOSS £60.00)