02:12 Mountaineer
Race 7 - Claiming
Race 7 - Claiming
Distance: 5f 110y Runners: 9
Flat AW
5f 110y
ARBITER was denied a hat-trick here nine days ago but the step back up in distance should suit him and he can reverse that piece of form with Star Maneuver (winner) and Northern Merit (third).
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/5 1-2-3
6 (6)
Flying Around
Martin Metcalf/Thomas Maxwell
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 174537
SP
Winner of seven races from 5f to 6f. Beaten 8l behind Joe Bailey at 50-1 when seventh of 9 on his latest outing at Mahoning Valley over 5f last month. Difficult to recommend.
1 (1)
Mister Europa
Alex Cruz/Richard Markham
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 411152
SP
Winner of six races from 5f to 6f. Beaten 5l by Za Woodman when second of 7 at 14-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f in September. Holding his form well at present.
3 (3)
Arbiter
Eddie Jurado/Dave Treharne
Age: 7
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 217114
SP
Has won 11 races from 5f to 6f. Finished 4 1/2l behind Star Maneuver when fourth of 6 at 6-5fav on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 4f earlier this month. Denied a hat-trick there but cannot be given up on.
4 (4)
Red Ale
T Houghton/Brent Angelle
Age: 6
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 212321
SP
Winner of seven races from 5f to 1m. A winner at 33-10 at Thistledown over 1m on his latest outing last month, beating Wandering Kitten by 2l. Consistent performer at this level.
5 (5)
Shane Roars
Luciano Hernandez/Rhonda Langley
Age: 8
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 216751
SP
Has won 14 races from 4f to 7f. A winner at 14-1 at Mountaineer Park over 6f on his latest outing last month, beating One Hot Pairadice by 1 1/2l. Confidence restored and another bold showing looks assured.
2 (2)
Star Maneuver
Charle Oliveros/Edward Clouston
Age: 7
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 144141
SP
Has won 12 races from 4f to 6f. A winner at 8-1 at Mountaineer Park over 4f on his latest outing earlier this month, beating Trouble X Two by 1 1/4l. Two wins from his last three starts. Respected.
7 (7)
Fightmaster
Gabriel Lagunes/Kevin Fletcher
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 141652
SP
He has won four times from 5f to 1m. Beaten a short head by Marshall when second of 7 at 6-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 7f (good) last month. Capable on that evidence.
8 (8)
Northern Merit
Wesley Ho/Edward Clouston
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 211423
SP
Winner of seven races at 5f. Third of 6 behind Star Maneuver beaten 1 1/2l at 12-5 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 4f earlier this month. Very much respected.
9 (9)
Kim Man
Chad Murphy/Jerold Gammon
Age: 7
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 413491
SP
He has won four times from 4f to 6f. A winner at 35-1 at Mountaineer Park over 6f on his latest outing earlier this month, beating Uncle Chato by 2l. Will need to improve again.
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