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Bit Of A Quirke

Horse Profile & Form

Form: 336653
Age: 10Sex: GWeight: 9st 8lbs
Owner: Mr A Quirke & Mrs G B Walford Trainer: M Walford Last ridden by: Dougie Costello
Preferred tracks: Leicester, Beverley, Chester
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Bit Of A Quirke Previous Races

4th

Beverley

27 August 2023 at 17:10

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Trainer: M Walford
Finished: 4thBeaten by: 4 lengthsSP: 12/1Weight: 9st 8lbs
Tracked leaders, ridden over 1f out, stayed on, no impression final 110 yards
Race winner: Goblet Of Fire
3rd

Beverley

24 July 2023 at 20:00

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Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Jack Garritty
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 1 1/2 lengthSP: 10/3Weight: 9st 11lbs
Tracked leader, pushed along 3f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed and no extra inside final furlong
Race winner: Dandy's Angel
5th

Beverley

18 July 2023 at 15:10

Beverley Annual Badgeholders Handicap

Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Jack Garritty
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 3 3/4 lengthsSP: 8/1Weight: 9st 10lbs
Led, ridden and headed over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
Race winner: Rory The Cat
6th

Beverley

10 June 2023 at 16:25

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Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Andrew Mullen
Finished: 6thBeaten by: 1 lengthSP: 12/1Weight: 8st 9lbs
Led, ridden and headed inside final 2f, lost 2nd over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
Race winner: Dandy's Angel
6th

Beverley

31 May 2023 at 17:12

Hurn Handicap

Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Jason Hart
Finished: 6thBeaten by: NeckSP: 9/2Weight: 9st 7lbs
Led after 1f, pushed along 3f out, ridden and headed inside final 2f, lost 2nd over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
Race winner: Cloudy Rose
3rd

Ripon

12 May 2023 at 20:15

Next Evening Meeting Wednesday 7th June Handicap

Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Paul Hanagan
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 2 lengthsSP: 8/1Weight: 8st 11lbs
Wide and headway to lead over 7f out, pushed along and joined over 3f out, ridden and headed over 2f out, kept on one pace
Race winner: Bertie's Wish
3rd

Beverley

27 April 2023 at 16:35

John Spearing And Rapid Lad Handicap

Trainer: M Walford
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 1 1/4 lengthSP: 28/1Weight: 8st 11lbs
Led, ridden and headed over 2f out, stayed on one pace
Race winner: The Nu Form Way
7th

Beverley

28 August 2022 at 17:30

Dave And Allison's Double Diamond Handicap

Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Tyler Heard
Finished: 7thBeaten by: 2 lengthsSP: 5/1Weight: 10st 0lbs
Led, ridden 2f out, headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
Race winner: Dr Rio
4th

Ripon

1 August 2022 at 17:00

Goodbyeflys Ripon Racecourse Stable Staff Championships Handicap

Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Tyler Heard
Finished: 4thBeaten by: 1 1/2 lengthSP: 11/2Weight: 8st 7lbs
Prominent, pushed before 4f out, lost ground before ridden after 3f out, beaten entering final furlong, plugged on again late on
Race winner: Spiritofthenorth
3rd

Beverley

26 July 2022 at 13:25

Lady Jane Bethell Memorial Amateur Jockeys' Handicap (Div 1)

Trainer: M Walford
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 3 1/4 lengthsSP: 10/1Weight: 10st 12lbs
Led, pushed along well over 2f out, headed 1f out, stayed on one pace
Race winner: Irv
1st

Leicester

20 July 2022 at 19:25

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Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Hollie Doyle
Finished: 1stSP: 11/4Weight: 8st 10lbs
Led, headed over 2f out, led again well over 1f out, held on well
Race winner: Bit Of A Quirke
N/R

Beverley

12 July 2022 at 13:40

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Trainer: M Walford
Finished: N/RWeight: 10st 13lbs
Race winner: Starfighter
5th

Beverley

2 July 2022 at 16:40

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Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Cam Hardie
Finished: 5thBeaten by: HeadSP: 25/1Weight: 8st 6lbs
Pushed along early to be close up after 2 furlongs, pushed along and outpaced well over 2f out, soon ridden and plugged on but always held
Race winner: Molinari
7th

Pontefract

6 June 2022 at 20:00

Wakefield Trinity Handicap

Trainer: M Walford
Finished: 7thBeaten by: 4 lengthsSP: 6/1Weight: 9st 2lbs
Led, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong
Race winner: Unplugged
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Beverley

25 May 2022 at 16:48

2nd

Ripon

6 May 2022 at 19:45

Next Evening Meeting Wednesday 25th May Handicap

Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Sam James
Finished: 2ndBeaten by: NeckSP: 11/1Weight: 8st 10lbs
Led, pushed along 4f out, ridden and headed entering final furlong, stayed on
Race winner: Billy Roberts
4th

Beverley

21 April 2022 at 15:40

Rapid Lad Handicap

Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Tyler Heard
Finished: 4thBeaten by: 6 lengthsSP: 22/1Weight: 9st 0lbs
Raced wide prominent, pushed along to lead over 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, no extra and lost two places inside final furlong
Race winner: Love Your Work
8th

Beverley

21 September 2021 at 16:45

Brian And Jason Merrington Memorial Handicap (Div 1)

Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Tom Eaves
Finished: 8thBeaten by: 3 1/4 lengthsSP: 9/1Weight: 9st 7lbs
Led, ridden over 2f out, headed well over 1f out, gradually faded
Race winner: Billy Roberts
10th

Chester

11 September 2021 at 16:55

Horseradish Catering Handicap

Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Hayley Turner
Finished: 10thBeaten by: 7 1/2 lengthsSP: 20/1Weight: 8st 2lbs
Tracked winner until pushed along 3f out, ridden and weakened over 1f out
Race winner: Emiyn
3rd

Beverley

29 August 2021 at 16:15

Beverley Lions Handicap

Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: George Bass
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 22/1Weight: 10st 0lbs
Led, headed over 8f out, led again over 3f out, stayed on and hard pressed from over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, held towards finish
Race winner: Kingson
7th

Beverley

12 August 2021 at 16:55

Racing TV Handicap (Div 1)

Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Andrew Mullen
Finished: 7thBeaten by: 6 lengthsSP: 7/1Weight: 9st 6lbs
Prominent, ridden over 2f out, weakening when not much room on far rail over 1f out
Race winner: Mikmak
6th

Beverley

3 July 2021 at 16:40

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Trainer: M Walford
Jockey: Tyler Heard
Finished: 6thBeaten by: 4 1/4 lengthsSP: 4/1Weight: 8st 10lbs
Led, headed after 2f, ridden 3f out, weakened over 2f out
Race winner: Hector's Here
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Pontefract

7 June 2021 at 19:45

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Beverley

29 May 2021 at 16:20

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Beverley

26 May 2021 at 16:20

1st

Leicester

17 May 2021 at 20:05

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Jockey: Tyler Heard
Finished: 1stSP: 10/1Weight: 8st 6lbs
Soon led, ridden over 2f out, driven over 1f out, held on
Race winner: Bit Of A Quirke
2nd

Beverley

3 May 2021 at 16:06

Racing TV Handicap

Jockey: Andrew Mullen
Finished: 2ndBeaten by: 2 1/2 lengthsSP: 16/1Weight: 8st 4lbs
Pressed leader and helped force strong pace, led 3f out, ridden over 1f out, headed final 110 yards, no extra close home
Race winner: Zihaam
2nd

Beverley

22 April 2021 at 15:50

Rapid Lad Handicap

Jockey: Andrew Mullen
Finished: 2ndBeaten by: 1 3/4 lengthSP: 13/2Weight: 9st 4lbs
Led, ridden and headed over 1f out, kept on
Race winner: Regal Mirage
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Doncaster

27 March 2021 at 18:25

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11th

Doncaster

27 March 2021 at 17:25

32Red.com Apprentice Handicap (Div 2)

Jockey: Ella McCain
Finished: 11thBeaten by: 3/4 lengthSP: 33/1Weight: 9st 6lbs
In touch, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 1f out
Race winner: Francisco Bay
13th

Newcastle

16 October 2020 at 16:25

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Finished: 13thBeaten by: 3/4 lengthSP: 66/1Weight: 9st 0lbs
Pulled hard and always rear-division
Race winner: Toro Dorado
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Beverley

16 September 2020 at 16:35

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9th

Beverley

16 September 2020 at 15:35

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Finished: 9thBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 16/1Weight: 9st 6lbs
Awkward leaving stalls, niggled to sit prominently, pressed leader 3f out, failed to quicken, faded late on
Race winner: Zihaam
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Beverley

12 August 2020 at 17:10

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3rd

Beverley

12 August 2020 at 16:10

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Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 1 lengthSP: 28/1Weight: 9st 4lbs
Led and dictated steady pace, joined 2f out, ridden and headed inside final furlong, weakened towards finish
Race winner: Regal Mirage
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Pontefract

23 July 2020 at 18:00

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3rd

Pontefract

23 July 2020 at 17:00

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Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 3 lengthsSP: 22/1Weight: 9st 5lbs
Led, headed over 1f out, no chance with winner, lost 2nd inside final furlong
Race winner: Highwaygrey
7th

Redcar

5 October 2019 at 16:45

Market Cross Jewellers Handicap

Jockey: Graham Lee
Finished: 7thBeaten by: 3 lengthsSP: 33/1Weight: 9st 2lbs
Chased leader until 8f out, pushed along 6f out, lost place over 3f out
Race winner: Olympic Conqueror
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Haydock

27 September 2019 at 17:40

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10th

Chester

14 September 2019 at 17:00

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Jockey: Andrew Mullen
Finished: 10thBeaten by: 5 lengthsSP: 12/1Weight: 8st 13lbs
Tracked leaders, driven and lost place 2f out, weakened final furlong
Race winner: Involved
9th

Pontefract

28 July 2019 at 15:20

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Jockey: Andrew Mullen
Finished: 9thBeaten by: 60 lengthsSP: 16/1Weight: 9st 8lbs
Raced wide tracked leaders, pushed along over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, soon eased
Race winner: Regal Mirage
4th

Chester

13 July 2019 at 16:20

Walker Smith Handicap

Jockey: Andrew Mullen
Finished: 4thBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 3/1Weight: 8st 13lbs
Tracked leaders, pushed along over 4f out, not quicken over 1f out, kept on final 75 yards
Race winner: Medalla De Oro
1st

Beverley

25 June 2019 at 15:30

Beverley Annual Badgeholders Handicap

Jockey: Andrew Mullen
Finished: 1stSP: 11/4Weight: 8st 11lbs
Made all, clear over 1f out, in no danger after, ridden out
Race winner: Bit Of A Quirke
2nd

Chester

15 June 2019 at 16:20

City Of London Gin Handicap

Finished: 2ndBeaten by: 1 lengthSP: 9/2Weight: 8st 8lbs
Led early, tracked leaders, not clear run over 1f out, short of room entering final furlong, stayed on to go 2nd inside final furlong
Race winner: Regular Income
2nd

Beverley

8 June 2019 at 16:20

Happy Birthday Graham Hallett Handicap

Jockey: Andrew Mullen
Finished: 2ndBeaten by: 4 lengthsSP: 15/2Weight: 8st 13lbs
Tracked leader, led over 2f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on same pace
Race winner: Archie Perkins
4th

Haydock

24 May 2019 at 14:10

Albert Brown Memorial Handicap

Finished: 4thBeaten by: 5 lengthsSP: 11/1Weight: 9st 6lbs
In touch, headway over 2f out, ridden and kept on one pace final furlong
Race winner: Briardale
3rd

Pontefract

1 May 2019 at 15:35

Doncaster Equine College Handicap

Jockey: Andrew Mullen
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 5 lengthsSP: 9/2Weight: 9st 5lbs
Chased leaders, went 2nd over 3f out, ridden 2f out, lost 2nd and no extra inside final furlong
Race winner: Regular Income
6th

Beverley

17 April 2019 at 17:10

Westwood Handicap

Jockey: Andrew Mullen
Finished: 6thBeaten by: 2 1/4 lengthsSP: 7/1Weight: 9st 1lbs
Mid-division, driven to chase leaders when switched left inside final 2f, soon ridden, kept on same pace, never able to challenge
Race winner: Archive
3rd

Pontefract

9 April 2019 at 17:30

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Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 2 1/2 lengthsSP: 14/1Weight: 9st 6lbs
In rear, headway over 4f out, kept on same pace
Race winner: Archive
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Doncaster

31 March 2019 at 17:30

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