D W Whillans

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D W Whillans Previous Races

8th

Newcastle

3 August 2022 at 14:30

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Jockey: Sam James
Finished: 8thBeaten by: 3/4 lengthSP: 25/1Weight: 9st 0lbs
Slowly away, in rear, ridden over 2f out, never in contention
4th

Redcar

27 July 2022 at 16:20

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Jockey: Sam James
Finished: 4thBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 33/1Weight: 9st 0lbs
Chased leaders far side, pushed along 2f out, ridden and every chance 1f out, faded towards finish
7th

Hamilton

14 July 2022 at 14:20

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Jockey: Sam James
Finished: 7thBeaten by: 2 1/4 lengthsSP: 50/1Weight: 9st 1lbs
Blindfold removed late and dwelt, held up, pushed along under 3f out and soon lost ground, held over 1f out, ran on closing stages
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Perth

10 July 2022 at 14:55

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7th

Musselburgh

29 June 2022 at 16:55

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Jockey: Ryan Sexton
Finished: 7thBeaten by: 2 1/4 lengthsSP: 18/1Weight: 9st 4lbs
Reared up as stalls opened and very awkwardly away, outpaced and always in rear
8th

Hamilton

23 June 2022 at 19:30

PDM Buildbase Scotland Maiden Stakes (GBB Race)

Horse: Undecided
Jockey: Shane Gray
Finished: 8thBeaten by: 1 1/2 lengthSP: 50/1Weight: 10st 2lbs
Slowly away, some progress over 7f out but never involved, well beaten final 4f
4th

Kelso

29 May 2022 at 15:57

Five Star Taxis Handicap Hurdle

Horse: Bonny Houxty
Finished: 4thBeaten by: 11 lengthsSP: 11/4Weight: 10st 6lbs
Led, ridden before 2 out, not fluent 2 out, soon headed, weakened last
9th

Ayr

18 May 2022 at 13:00

Guinness Apprentice Handicap

Horse: Pallas Lord
Jockey: Ryan Sexton
Finished: 9thBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 15/2Weight: 9st 9lbs
Held up, pushed along 2f out, no impression
11th

Hexham

30 April 2022 at 18:50

Bobby Roberts Memorial Novices' Hurdle (GBB Race)

Horse: Eden Mill
Finished: 11thBeaten by: 5 lengthsSP: 33/1Weight: 11st 1lbs
Always towards rear, tailed off
5th

Hexham

30 April 2022 at 17:15

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Horse: Bonny Houxty
Jockey: Theo Gillard
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 1 1/4 lengthSP: 16/1Weight: 10st 8lbs
Disputed lead early, headed and tracked leader soon after 5th, ridden when every chance 2 out, kept on one pace flat
5th

Musselburgh

16 April 2022 at 16:57

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Horse: Pallas Lord
Jockey: Jonny Peate
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 3 1/4 lengthsSP: 9/2Weight: 9st 4lbs
Close up, ridden 2f out, kept on same pace
1st

Ayr

12 April 2022 at 15:50

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Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 1stSP: 7/2Weight: 11st 5lbs
Tracked leaders, pushed along 3 out, went clear with leader after 2 out, soon ridden when not fluent last, sustained duel with leader on run-in, led on line
8th

Ayr

12 April 2022 at 15:15

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Jockey: Theo Gillard
Finished: 8thBeaten by: NoseSP: 17/2Weight: 11st 11lbs
Towards rear, not fluent 7th, soon pushed along, behind from 3 out
3rd

Hexham

11 April 2022 at 15:15

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Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 6 1/2 lengthsSP: 7/2Weight: 11st 0lbs
Chased leaders, pushed along before 2 out, ridden approaching last, kept on one pace flat
5th

Hexham

11 April 2022 at 14:05

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Horse: Paper Tiger
Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 52 lengthsSP: 80/1Weight: 10st 12lbs
Novicey jumping, in rear, not fluent 2nd, reached for 3rd, mistake 4th, slow next, weakened 2 out
5th

Hexham

11 April 2022 at 13:30

Thornton Firkin 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle (GBB Race)

Horse: Eden Mill
Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 6 lengthsSP: 125/1Weight: 11st 1lbs
In rear, slow 4th, well held when jumped left last, never dangerous
6th

Sedgefield

8 April 2022 at 16:35

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Horse: Bonny Houxty
Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 6thBeaten by: 2 1/4 lengthsSP: 11/1Weight: 10st 10lbs
Chased leader, took it up after 4 out briefly, ridden and outpaced 3 out, weakened 2 out
1st

Redcar

4 April 2022 at 14:05

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Horse: Pallas Lord
Jockey: Ryan Sexton
Finished: 1stSP: 2/1Weight: 9st 6lbs
In touch, headway over 2f out, ridden to lead inside final furlong, stayed on
7th

Wetherby

31 March 2022 at 17:05

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Jockey: Callum Bewley
Finished: 7thBeaten by: 5 lengthsSP: 10/3Weight: 10st 5lbs
Chased leader, ridden and outpaced approaching 3 out, weakened 2 out
1st

Newcastle

25 March 2022 at 17:40

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Horse: Pallas Lord
Jockey: Ryan Sexton
Finished: 1stSP: 18/5Weight: 9st 10lbs
Chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, went 2nd over 1f out, led inside final furlong, ran on well
9th

Musselburgh

25 March 2022 at 16:40

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Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 9thBeaten by: 2 3/4 lengthsSP: 28/1Weight: 11st 0lbs
Tracked leader until 3f out, weakened 2f out
N/R

Hexham

17 March 2022 at 17:10

Wor Bella Handicap Hurdle (Div 1)

Jockey: Callum Bewley
Finished: N/RWeight: 10st 5lbs
2nd

Ayr

12 March 2022 at 15:20

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Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 2ndBeaten by: Short HeadSP: 85/40Weight: 10st 9lbs
Raced in 3rd, closed on leader 4 out, went 2nd before 3 out, led and not fluent 2 out, headed flat, rallied towards finish, just held
2nd

Ayr

12 March 2022 at 13:00

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Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 2ndBeaten by: 1 3/4 lengthSP: 7/2Weight: 11st 12lbs
Led, switched right before 3 out, ridden and joined last, headed flat, no impression on winner inside final 100 yards
N/R

Newcastle

11 March 2022 at 13:55

Cazoo Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle

Horse: Bonny Houxty
Jockey: Theo Gillard
Finished: N/RWeight: 11st 2lbs
6th

Carlisle

10 March 2022 at 16:30

Carlisle Racecourse Open NH Flat Race (GBB Race)

Jockey: Mr B Lynn
Finished: 6thBeaten by: 10 lengthsSP: 16/1Weight: 11st 3lbs
Mid-division on outside, effort over 4f out, outpaced 3f out, soon weakened
5th

Carlisle

10 March 2022 at 13:35

Plough Novices' Hurdle (GBB Race)

Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 6 1/2 lengthsSP: 40/1Weight: 11st 1lbs
Towards rear, 4th and outpaced after 3 out, plugged on but well held by leaders
8th

Newcastle

8 March 2022 at 16:50

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Horse: Paper Tiger
Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 8thBeaten by: 15 lengthsSP: 25/1Weight: 11st 0lbs
Mid-division, ridden and weakened over 3f out
8th

Newcastle

8 March 2022 at 14:40

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Jockey: Callum Bewley
Finished: 8thBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 14/1Weight: 10st 5lbs
Towards rear, ridden after 4 out, plugged on, never on terms
9th

Newcastle

8 March 2022 at 13:00

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Horse: Undecided
Finished: 9thBeaten by: 13 lengthsSP: 66/1Weight: 11st 5lbs
Towards rear, never in contention
5th

Newcastle

1 March 2022 at 17:55

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Horse: Pallas Lord
Jockey: Ben Robinson
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 8/1Weight: 9st 3lbs
Chased leader stands side, driven and switched left over 2f out, kept on, held, lost 4th and short of room close home
2nd

Carlisle

21 February 2022 at 17:07

Cambridge Handicap Hurdle

Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 2ndBeaten by: 1 lengthSP: 4/1Weight: 10st 11lbs
Mid-division, pushed along chasing leaders after 3 out, ridden and outpaced between last two, rallied and switched right run-in, went 2nd 110 yards out, always held
4th

Carlisle

21 February 2022 at 14:25

Brown Novices' Hurdle (GBB Race)

Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 4thBeaten by: 3/4 lengthSP: 100/1Weight: 11st 0lbs
In touch 5 lengths off leading trio, pushed along 3 out, progress when hit last, not trouble leaders
1st

Musselburgh

20 February 2022 at 17:00

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Horse: Neigh Botha
Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 1stSP: 15/2Weight: 11st 5lbs
Tracked leader, pushed along 3f out, ridden and every chance over 1f out, driven to lead inside final furlong, asserted towards finish
6th

Kelso

18 February 2022 at 16:10

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Horse: Gie It Laldy
Jockey: Callum Bewley
Finished: 6thBeaten by: 13 lengthsSP: 8/1Weight: 11st 5lbs
Chased leaders, pushed along inside final 4f, weakened final 2f
1st

Kelso

18 February 2022 at 14:00

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Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 1stSP: 9/4Weight: 10st 9lbs
Raced keenly, raced on inside tracking leader, led after 4 out, brought wide in home straight, ridden and in command before the last, stayed on strongly
6th

Kelso

18 February 2022 at 13:00

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Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 6thBeaten by: 1 1/2 lengthSP: 66/1Weight: 11st 1lbs
Chased leaders, mistake 6th, went 2nd 4 out until before next, chased leaders, weakened turning in
2nd

Wetherby

16 February 2022 at 15:50

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Jockey: Callum Bewley
Finished: 2ndBeaten by: 1 1/2 lengthSP: 50/1Weight: 10st 4lbs
Prominent, ridden 3 out, led last, headed flat, held after, stayed on
11th

Ayr

15 February 2022 at 16:50

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Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 11thBeaten by: 4 1/4 lengthsSP: 25/1Weight: 11st 0lbs
Mid-division, ridden home turn, soon beaten
1st

Ayr

15 February 2022 at 15:40

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Horse: Stolen Money
Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 1stSP: 7/1Weight: 11st 10lbs
Made all, quickened tempo after 4 out, pushed along before 3 out, ridden and not fluent 2 out, ran on well, readily
8th

Ayr

15 February 2022 at 13:55

Virgin Bet Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race)

Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 8thBeaten by: 5 lengthsSP: 200/1Weight: 11st 7lbs
In rear, headway into mid-division 4 out, ridden 3 out, weakened 2 out, mistake last
5th

Ayr

15 February 2022 at 13:20

Virgin Bet Conditional Jockeys' Mares' Handicap Hurdle

Horse: Bonny Houxty
Jockey: Oakley Brown
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 6/1Weight: 10st 13lbs
Soon led, headed 6th, ridden after 4 out, stayed on one pace
4th

Newcastle

1 February 2022 at 12:55

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Horse: Bonny Houxty
Jockey: Theo Gillard
Finished: 4thBeaten by: 7 lengthsSP: 80/1Weight: 11st 0lbs
Slight lead until 2nd, chased leaders, ridden and lost 3rd between last two, weakened and mistake last
9th

Newcastle

18 January 2022 at 14:25

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Jockey: Henry Brooke
Finished: 9thBeaten by: 10 lengthsSP: 66/1Weight: 11st 8lbs
Never better than mid-division
1st

Kelso

16 January 2022 at 14:40

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Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 1stSP: 10/3Weight: 11st 0lbs
Made all, pushed along before last, ridden flat, ran on well
7th

Wetherby

15 January 2022 at 15:57

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Horse: Paper Tiger
Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 7thBeaten by: 1 3/4 lengthSP: 22/1Weight: 11st 0lbs
Midfield, steady headway entering home straight, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out
5th

Ayr

9 January 2022 at 15:30

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Horse: Gie It Laldy
Jockey: Callum Bewley
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 1 1/2 lengthSP: 28/1Weight: 11st 6lbs
Tracked leader, every chance 2f out, soon ridden and no extra in 3rd, weakened final furlong
3rd

Ayr

2 January 2022 at 14:30

Golf Inn Prestwick Handicap Hurdle (GBB Race)

Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 18/1Weight: 10st 3lbs
Chased leader until 4th, lost some ground 6th, closed after next, challenged 3 out, led before next, headed approaching last, no chance with winner, lost 2nd towards finish
11th

Ayr

2 January 2022 at 12:45

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Jockey: Callum Bewley
Finished: 11thBeaten by: 8 1/2 lengthsSP: 66/1Weight: 10st 9lbs
Held up towards rear, ridden 7th, well beaten before 3 out
5th

Haydock

30 December 2021 at 15:45

Raglan Open NH Flat Race (GBB Race)

Jockey: Craig Nichol
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 9 lengthsSP: 25/1Weight: 11st 0lbs
Chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, soon hung left and weakened

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