September 19 / 14.40 Plumpton

14.40 Plumpton

Good

Strong Flavours Catering Juvenile Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 2m 1f 164y
  • Class 4
  • 12 runners
  • Win time: 4m 12s
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Strong Flavours Catering Juvenile Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/4 (Won)

  • Win: £3.40
  • Place: £1.30

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ran in these colours on the Flat for William Haggas; sole win in eight came in a 1m firm-ground handicap at Bath but later stayed 1m4f and with a peak RPR of 83 he's of useful ability; hood joins tongue-tie sported for last three wins; strongly considered.
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4th

2

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

14:20 Aintree

Impulsive One

11st 0lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: Nicky Henderson

Should be suited by this course, having gained all three hurdles wins on sharp/flat tracks; however, beaten three times by Knight Salute and his form dipped sharply in the Adonis on latest occasion; tough task.

33/1

7th

1

26th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 1

13:50 Kempton

Impulsive One

11st 3lb

J: James Bowen

T: Nicky Henderson

Fair on Flat; third when receiving 5lb from Knight Salute on penultimate outing but won three of his other four hurdle starts; raised his game when obliging in smooth fashion in Listed event at Musselburgh (good to soft) last time; respected after that, even though this should demand more.

7/1

1st

2

6th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 124y

Class 1

13:32 Musselburgh

Impulsive One

11st 0lb

J: James Bowen

T: Nicky Henderson

Fair Flat form; won at Plumpton and Huntingdon on his first two races over hurdles for new yard and better form in defeat since, in Doncaster Grade 2 on latest hurdles start; not proven on worse than good to soft; this should demand a bit extra but he needs some respect.

7/4

7/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 1 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Very limited on the Flat but jumped well in the main when making a successful start over hurdles at Fontwell (2m1f, good), albeit in a race that had a decidedly fragile look to it; has a penalty and may be vulnerable.
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5th

6

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 5

14:00 Fakenham

The Yellow Mini

10st 6lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Michael Wigham

0-14 on the Flat, but made a successful hurdle debut at Fontwell (2m2f, good) last September; continued to perform well in juvenile events afterwards but has struggled since taking on her elders in handicaps, including when pulled up at Plumpton (2m2f, good) 15 days ago; something to prove for now.

12/1

6

18th Apr 2022

Good

2m 1f 164y

Class 5

15:27 Plumpton

The Yellow Mini

11st 0lb

J: Daniel Sansom

T: Michael Wigham

6th

7

21st Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

14:45 Southwell

The Yellow Mini

10st 9lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Michael Wigham

Productive during the first few weeks of the autumn, winning a juvenile event at Fontwell (2m1f, good), but has found life difficult since sent handicapping; 5lb lower than when a tailed-off last of five at Fakenham last time; safer options lie elsewhere.

20/1

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12/1

  • Place: £5.40

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Dual winning miler on the AW in January for Richard Hannon; lost his way afterwards and joined this yard for 12,000gns; not a certain stayer over jumps and probably best watched.
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5th

1

28th Sep 2021

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

13:00 Sedgefield

Babajan

11st 0lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Amy Murphy

Won twice on the AW when trained by Richard Hannon (1m) and wasn't disgraced when making hurdles debut at Plumpton recently; was beaten 16l but the winner looks better than anything in this field; should be thereabouts again.

7/2

3rd

3

19th Sep 2021

Good

2m 1f 164y

Class 4

14:40 Plumpton

Babajan

10st 12lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Amy Murphy

Dual winning miler on the AW in January for Richard Hannon; lost his way afterwards and joined this yard for 12,000gns; not a certain stayer over jumps and probably best watched.

12/1

Form: 45

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 5lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Placed once from six Flat starts (best RPR 66); finished well behind Fred Bear at Stratford in July and posted the same RPR of 74 when a 12l fifth at Worcester; can win races in this sphere but may need handicaps.
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6

12th Oct 2021

Good To Firm

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

15:33 Hereford

Dark Motive

10st 1lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Fair Flat-racer who displayed promise in three 2m juvenile hurdles (all on good) this summer; moves up in trip and takes on older horses on today's handicap debut; interesting to see how she fares.

6/1

4th

12

19th Sep 2021

Good

2m 1f 164y

Class 4

14:40 Plumpton

Dark Motive

10st 5lb

J: Page Fuller

T: Jamie Snowden

Placed once from six Flat starts (best RPR 66); finished well behind Fred Bear at Stratford in July and posted the same RPR of 74 when a 12l fifth at Worcester; can win races in this sphere but may need handicaps.

14/1

Form: 7P

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 5lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
1m AW winner but nothing positive to report so far as a jumper.
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6th

8

25th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 5f 122y

Class 4

15:05 Newton Abbot

Baby Sham

10st 8lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Seamus Mullins

Low-level 1m AW winner on Flat last winter; looks exposed as a hurdler (ten attempts) with form well short of what should be required to win this.

40/1

3rd

3

9th Mar 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 4

13:30 Fontwell

Baby Sham

10st 0lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Seamus Mullins

1m AW winner on Flat; modest form over hurdles, including when placed in 2m3f handicap here on Boxing Day (three starts ago); now 0-9 in this sphere and faces a stiff task on these terms.

20/1

10th

11

14th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

16:40 Plumpton

Baby Sham

10st 0lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Seamus Mullins

Winning miler on the Flat; 0-8 as a jumper and seems to find it hard work late on when the ground goes soft, as when behind Checkitsme at Leicester the last time; that was over 2m4f and dropping back in trip will help should it get wet; 2lb wrong.

16/1

Form: 4221

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 5lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
No great shakes on the Flat but has taken well to hurdling and was never headed when repelling a respected Flat recruit from the Skelton yard at Stratford (2m, good); stable has won this twice in three years; has a penalty but sets the standard.
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4th

4

(4)

9th Jun 2022

Soft

1m 6f 17y

Class 6

14:50 Yarmouth

Fred Bear

9st 7lb

J: Rose Dawes

T: Sheena West

held up in rear, pushed along 4f out, outpaced 3f out, soon lost touch

28/1

2nd

3

(2)

24th May 2022

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Bath

Fred Bear

9st 5lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Sheena West

Last seen finishing second in a handicap hurdle in Jersey; he's on a losing run of 13 and his Flat record on turf is poor but he's not badly handicapped on the pick of his AW form and first-time headgear could have a positive effect; not discounted.

8/1

10/1

Form: 7

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won over 1m/1m1f in France; has given some trouble at the start on the Flat and when tailed off on his hurdling debut at Stratford, but ran out a comfortable winner of a 1m3f Goodwood seller (good to firm) three weeks ago and is now with Gary Moore; probably has the ability to get involved.
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1st

7

(4)

20th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:30 Goodwood

Aggagio

8st 11lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Gary Moore

4th

4

17th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 114y

Class 3

15:25 Plumpton

Aggagio

10st 0lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

Off the mark over hurdles at Fontwell last month but had to work hard to justify short odds at Hereford six days later; more needed off 7lb higher but that's more than possible; acts on good ground.

2/1

Form: 4

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Nine-race maiden at up to 1m6f for James Ferguson on the Flat (placed on five occasions); his Stratford fourth was remote and needs to leave that running behind.
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9th

5

(7)

23rd Oct 2021

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Prey For Glory

9st 7lb

J: Jacob Clark

T: Denis Quinn

Failed to win in nine Flat starts for James Ferguson but he did show promise in stronger company than this; poor hurdle form for new yard this summer; not sure what to expect back on the Flat.

12/1

6th

4

5th Oct 2021

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

12:55 Huntingdon

Prey For Glory

10st 12lb

J: James Bowen

T: Denis Quinn

Has finished third in five of his nine Flat starts (7f-1m4f; RPR 70); well beaten in hurdles at Stratford and Plumpton; can only watch.

50/1

8th

7

19th Sep 2021

Good

2m 1f 164y

Class 4

14:40 Plumpton

Prey For Glory

10st 12lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Denis Quinn

Nine-race maiden at up to 1m6f for James Ferguson on the Flat (placed on five occasions); his Stratford fourth was remote and needs to leave that running behind.

50/1

16/1

Form: P4

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
1m winner on heavy ground for Ed Dunlop; pulled up and tailed off behind some of these in his two runs over hurdles and the hood needs to make a difference.
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1st

6

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

15:55 Plumpton

Tara Iti

11st 1lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

Comes with risks attached having spoiled his chance by hanging right and refusing to settle at Market Rasen last month, but opened hurdling account with pushed-out success over C&D (good to soft) in January and is not yet fully exposed in this sphere.

4/1

8

8th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

14:10 Market Rasen

Tara Iti

10st 9lb

J: Joshua Moore

T: Gary Moore

Built on previous hurdling promise and capitalised on 4yo allowance when winning Plumpton handicap (2m, good to soft) last month; had just over 3l to spare and has strong claims up 7lb in this weak race.

13/8

1st

13

19th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

16:10 Plumpton

Tara Iti

10st 0lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Gary Moore

Placed in a Leicester novice seller and novice handicap the last twice (2m, good to soft), but although deserving credit for ploughing a lone farside furrow last time he didn't do enough to suggest his sizeable ratings hike between races was entirely warranted; others preferred for win purposes.

9/2

Form: 8

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Placed once on the Flat from eight attempts and was tailed off on his recent hurdling debut at Worcester when a 200-1 shot.
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12th

11

(7)

30th Sep 2021

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

13:10 Lingfield (AW)

Business Flight

8st 10lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Gary Brown

Little evidence on the Flat and over hurdles to suggest he can win this despite a plunging handicap mark; perhaps first-time blinkers will give him a lift.

66/1

4

19th Sep 2021

Good

2m 1f 164y

Class 4

14:40 Plumpton

Business Flight

10st 12lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Gary Brown

Placed once on the Flat from eight attempts and was tailed off on his recent hurdling debut at Worcester when a 200-1 shot.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict
Won at around 1m when with Mark Johnston; had three Flat runs for current yard, last time proving no match for Aggagio (giving 2lb) in a 1m3f seller at Goodwood; placed at best.
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3

(5)

28th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 5

17:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Epic Pass

8st 9lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Brian Barr

Course winner when trained by Mark Johnston; generally struggled for current stable, beaten 14l when last of four on most recent start; tongue-tie added today; risks attached.

7/1

4th

3

(1)

15th Dec 2021

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 4

19:15 Kempton (AW)

Epic Pass

8st 6lb

J: David Probert

T: Brian Barr

Beaten at 11-10 in a three-runner seller on latest Flat start and it's hard to get too excited by his two hurdle runs since; the handicapper has given him a bit of a chance but it's still not enough to tempt.

20/1

4th

3

24th Oct 2021

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

12:00 Wincanton

Epic Pass

10st 12lb

J: Patrick Cowley

T: Brian Barr

Stayed 1m4f on the Flat and showed flashes of fairly useful form with a peak RPR of 81; only 12-1 for his hurdling debut in the Ludlow race won by Mister Allegro and he was pulled up before the second after hitting the first (unsighted) and his rider losing an iron; not ruled out.

7/1

Form: 55

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Winning miler on the Flat for different connections; has finished tailed off over hurdles in the races won by Fred Bear and The Yellow Mini, so prospects far from obvious.
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10th

1

(6)

7th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:20 Lingfield (AW)

Sir Taweel

10st 8lb

Winning miler on grass for his previous stable; not a bad run at Wolverhampton on his second start after wind surgery but was then tailed off there on Wednesday.

20/1

10th

10

(4)

5th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

12:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sir Taweel

9st 4lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Neil King

Best effort for current yard last time, his second outing since wind surgery, but he was well positioned in that C&D contest and could manage only fourth (beaten 4l); more is needed; tongue-tie returns.

14/1

4th

7

(8)

11th Dec 2021

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

16:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sir Taweel

9st 3lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Neil King

On a competitive mark on his spring form but has struggled since, including at Lingfield recently when back on the Flat after a hurdling stint.

33/1

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Exacta £189.00
Straight Forecast £156.40
Trifecta £2605.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

The Yellow Mini

SPOTLIGHT:

Impulsive One

Telegraph:

Fred Bear

LAMBOURN:

Impulsive One

The Times:

Impulsive One

The Star:

Impulsive One

TOPSPEED:

The Yellow Mini

POSTDATA:

The Yellow Mini

Daily Mail:

The Yellow Mini

Daily Express:

The Yellow Mini

Daily Mirror:

The Yellow Mini

The Sun:

The Yellow Mini

Daily Record:

The Yellow Mini