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17:05 Newcastle

Heavy

Newcastle Flooring Company Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 2 Elim’) (GBB)

  • Prize money: £2450.7
  • 2m 0f 190y
  • Class 5
  • 7 runners
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Newcastle Flooring Company Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 2 Elim’) (GBB)

Runners: 7 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.25
  • Place: £1.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Changed hands for £25,000 after winning a point (soft/heavy) in December by a length from Traveling Soldier; new stable has an excellent strike-rate (33% during last two seasons) in bumpers; interesting contender.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

3

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

17:05 Newcastle

Gentleman Bill

11st 3lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

in touch with leaders on inner

3/1

7/4

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 3

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Attracted some support and shaped well when a close third of 12 over C&D (heavy; 100-30) in March, losing second only near the finish; should improve and has leading claims.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

8th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 2

16:55 Kelso

Battle Born Lad

11st 2lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

led, outpaced when headed over 2f out, rallied 1f out, kept on

11/2

2nd

1

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

17:05 Newcastle

Battle Born Lad

11st 3lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

led at steady pace, hung badly right with one circuit to go, soon detached

7/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

£20,000 3yo; by Blue Bresil; dam unraced sister to a point winner, half-sister to winners Stormyisland Ahead (2m-3m hurdle/chase), Sara's Smile (2m-2m1f hurdle) and Amzac Magic (2m4f/2m5f hurdle); yard has the odd bumper winner (4-38 last five seasons); watch the market.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

7

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

17:05 Newcastle

Aeroplane Blonde

10st 9lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Samuel Drinkwater

held up in last

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Mahler half-brother to winners Silk Run (2m3f-2m7f hurdle), Asian Prince (2m4f chase) and Empty The Tank (2m hurdle); bought for £40,000 after a promising second of 15 to Gentleman Bill in a point (soft/heavy) in December; has joined a stable that has always done well (22% strike-rate last five seasons) in bumpers; another to consider.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

6

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

17:05 Newcastle

Traveling Soldier

11st 3lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Olly Murphy

took keen hold, raced in second, left in lead with one circuit to go

4/1

8/1

Form: 4

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Showed something to build on (raced freely; faded) when 22l fourth of six at Ayr (heavy; 7-1) in February; improvement needed but certainly possible.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

4

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

17:05 Newcastle

Jirko

11st 3lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

in touch with leaders on outer, left in second with one circuit to go

8/1

4th

4

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:20 Ayr

Jirko

11st 2lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

£31,000 3yo; half-brother to French AQPS Flat winner Iako; dam fourth in 2m2f chase in France, half-sister to useful French 2m2f jumps winner Etoile Du Luy; heed the market signals on debut.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

20,000euros foal, £1,500 3yo; Youmzain half-brother to winners Dangan Des Champs (3m1f chase) and Heydour (point); dam unraced half-sister to useful winners Venture Capital (bumper/2m2f hurdle) and Movewiththetimes (bumper and 1m7f-2m7f hurdle/chase); trainer 0-8 in bumpers but has a fair strike-rate otherwise and Brian Hughes (2-6 for the yard) is a positive booking.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

2

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

17:05 Newcastle

Bold Yeoman

11st 3lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Toby Bulgin

ran green throughout, in rear

12/1

Form: 5

Last run: 121 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

From a family that has served these connections well, and he showed some promise when 7l fifth of eight over C&D (heavy; 17-2) in December, green but keeping on; should improve and make more of an impact this time.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

5

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

17:05 Newcastle

Tees Comps Clive

11st 3lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Gillian Boanas

in touch with leaders

9/1

5th

9

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Tees Comps Clive

11st 2lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

in rear

14/1

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Payout
Exacta £86.00
Straight Forecast £76.60
Trifecta £340.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Battle Born Lad

Daily Mail:

Traveling Soldier

The Star:

Aeroplane Blonde

RP RATINGS:

Battle Born Lad

TOPSPEED:

Battle Born Lad

POSTDATA:

Battle Born Lad

The Times:

Battle Born Lad

Telegraph:

Battle Born Lad

The Guardian:

Battle Born Lad

D Express:

Battle Born Lad

Daily Mirror:

Battle Born Lad

Daily Record:

Battle Born Lad