March 22 / 14.01 Wetherby

14.01 Wetherby

Good To Soft

Wear A Hat Day Supporting braintumourresarch.org Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £5827.22
  • 2m 3f 154y
  • Class 4
  • 12 runners
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Wear A Hat Day Supporting braintumourresarch.org Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.50
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 2-2244

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
Made a bright start to his career when second in a bumper and a novice hurdle but he has not progressed, only fourth of seven when upped to 3m at Ludlow last time; not discounted but others have more appealing profiles.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

8

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:01 Wetherby

Reilly

11st 0lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Made a bright start to his career when second in a bumper and a novice hurdle but he has not progressed, only fourth of seven when upped to 3m at Ludlow last time; not discounted but others have more appealing profiles.

4/1

4th

6

23rd Feb 2022

Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 4

17:20 Ludlow

Reilly

11st 6lb

J: Bridget Andrews

T: Dan Skelton

Bright start to his hurdling career when second at Exeter and no disgrace when beaten by a useful rival next time; however, weakened rapidly at Bangor last month (favourite), which is a concern; up in trip.

9/4

4th

4

13th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

14:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Reilly

11st 8lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Second on last season's bumper debut (heavy) and bumped into useful rivals when filling same position on both hurdling starts in November, more recently when upped to 2m4f at Leicester (good to soft); obvious contender.

11/10

15/8

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 43

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Twice-raced 6yo; similar form at Wincanton (1m7f, good to soft; 22-1) and Sandown (2m, heavy; 9-4) during the winter, keeping on well each time; open to improvement now stepping up in distance; high on the list.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

5

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:01 Wetherby

Learntalot

11st 0lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Olly Murphy

Twice-raced 6yo; similar form at Wincanton (1m7f, good to soft; 22-1) and Sandown (2m, heavy; 9-4) during the winter, keeping on well each time; open to improvement now stepping up in distance; high on the list.

15/8

3rd

4

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

1m 7f 216y

Class 4

15:30 Sandown

Learntalot

11st 0lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

Easy-to-back stable second string at Wincanton (good to soft) four weeks ago and yet stayed on most takingly into fourth in a maiden won by Monviel; could improve any amount for that experience and is by no means ruled out.

13/8

4th

4

20th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

13:15 Wincanton

Learntalot

11st 6lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

44,000euros 3yo; fourth foal; half-brother to very useful jumper Minsterforsport; dam unraced; worth a glance in the betting before today's debut outing but stable already has very good chance with Duke Of Rockingham.

12/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Changed hands for £50,000 after winning 15-runner maiden point in Ireland last spring on good to yielding ground; subsequently had wind surgery and now makes his hurdling debut in a tongue-strap; worth monitoring in the market.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

7

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:01 Wetherby

Old Painless

11st 0lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: Harry Whittington

Changed hands for £50,000 after winning 15-runner maiden point in Ireland last spring on good to yielding ground; subsequently had wind surgery and now makes his hurdling debut in a tongue-strap; worth monitoring in the market.

5/1

Form: 7/5475

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced 10yo who was runner-up in a good-ground bumper in 2017; modest form over hurdles, beating only one home at Catterick last month; needs to find something extra.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

5

9th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

19:50 Southwell

Mr Dealer

11st 4lb

J: John Kington

T: Ashley Dodgson

3rd

6

22nd Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

18:10 Southwell

Mr Dealer

11st 2lb

J: John Kington

T: Ashley Dodgson

4th

6

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:01 Wetherby

Mr Dealer

11st 0lb

J: John Kington

T: Ashley Dodgson

Lightly raced 10yo who was runner-up in a good-ground bumper in 2017; modest form over hurdles, beating only one home at Catterick last month; needs to find something extra.

20/1

Form: 453

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Signs of ability all three starts, making the running when over 8l third of ten over 2m5f here (heavy; 33-1) two weeks ago; needs to improve but she's low mileage and not dismissed entirely; yard also runs Wandering West.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

4

9th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

12:30 Newcastle

Amber Gold

11st 6lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

Unexposed sort who has shown ability and whose pedigree suggests she'll improve for the step up in trip; switch to handicaps should suit and yard in good form; market informative.

12/1

5th

11

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:01 Wetherby

Amber Gold

10st 7lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Signs of ability all three starts, making the running when over 8l third of ten over 2m5f here (heavy; 33-1) two weeks ago; needs to improve but she's low mileage and not dismissed entirely; yard also runs Wandering West.

33/1

3rd

1

7th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 5f 56y

Class 4

13:45 Wetherby

Amber Gold

11st 6lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Fair fourth in January in sole bumper (2m, AW) and pedigree suggests this step up in trip may suit; however, she jumped to the right and was soundly beaten on last month's hurdle debut here (2m, good); improvement needed.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beaten over 7l when fourth in a point bumper (good to soft) in February; worth a market check on rules debut.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

8

11th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

13:30 Hexham

Wandering West

10st 7lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Fair fourth on debut in a point-to-point bumper (2m, good to soft) in February but made no impact in a novice hurdle at Wetherby (2m3f, good to soft) last month and considerable improvement is required today.

33/1

6th

12

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:01 Wetherby

Wandering West

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Mark Walford

Beaten over 7l when fourth in a point bumper (good to soft) in February; worth a market check on rules debut.

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 526370

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
0-21 under rules; soundly beaten in handicap at Carlisle 12 days ago; difficult to recommend.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

3

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:01 Wetherby

Brickadank

11st 0lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Micky Hammond

0-21 under rules; soundly beaten in handicap at Carlisle 12 days ago; difficult to recommend.

50/1

11th

14

10th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 5

13:00 Carlisle

Brickadank

10st 0lb

J: Miss Natasha Cookson

T: Micky Hammond

Despite being 3lb out of the handicap he's on a competitive mark judged on his second here (2m4f, good) last October; returns here for the first time since and he's also effective on soft ground, but this 20-race maiden is inconsistent and it might be best to look elsewhere; a tongue-tie goes on.

20/1

13

1st Mar 2022

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 5

13:00 Catterick

Brickadank

10st 0lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Micky Hammond

Remains a maiden and form can be up and down; soundly beaten at Sedgefield last time; now fitted with a tongue-strap.

20/1

Form: 797

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beaten at least 30l on all three outings to date, and others appeal far more; stablemate of Teescomponentsfly.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

7

3rd May 2022

Good

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

18:20 Sedgefield

Karapiro Doug

10st 12lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

Steps up in trip and has cheekpieces on for the first time for his handicap debut, but needs to improve on his novice form at around 2m4f to take this.

11/1

5th

3

8th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

14:45 Sedgefield

Karapiro Doug

11st 3lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

8th

4

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:01 Wetherby

Karapiro Doug

11st 0lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

Beaten at least 30l on all three outings to date, and others appeal far more; stablemate of Teescomponentsfly.

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Front-runner on the Flat, the winner of one race (1m6f, good to firm) from 11 starts, below par when last seen in August; hurdling debut.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

17th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

14:45 Market Rasen

Teescomponentsfly

11st 9lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

in touch with leaders, ridden home turn, headway 2 out, kept on run-in, went third final strides, not pace to challenge

7/2

6th

9

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

14:25 Market Rasen

Teescomponentsfly

11st 9lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

in rear, slow jump 2nd, not fluent 4 out, headway on outer after 3 out, soon pushed along, weakened from 2 out

100/1

3rd

4

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

17:50 Sedgefield

Teescomponentsfly

11st 3lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

Modest staying handicapper on the Flat; best run over hurdles when third over C&D last time (good); closely matched with Not What It Seems on that form; a possible.

11/2

Form: 5-08

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Not beaten far in a bumper but tailed off on both his hurdles starts and likely to be of more interest in handicaps further down the line.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

9

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:01 Wetherby

Right Said Ted

11st 0lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sue Smith

Not beaten far in a bumper but tailed off on both his hurdles starts and likely to be of more interest in handicaps further down the line.

40/1

8th

6

21st Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

13:50 Carlisle

Right Said Ted

11st 6lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sue Smith

Not beaten far in his bumper (good to soft) but it was a quiet start over hurdles when 22-1 under similar conditions at Wetherby; best watched for now.

33/1

11th

10

27th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:15 Wetherby

Right Said Ted

11st 2lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sue Smith

Beaten under 7l when midfield in a 2m Newcastle bumper on good to soft ground last March, since when he's had wind surgery; bred to do better now sent over hurdles.

20/1

Form: 1524 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict
Made a winning hurdling debut at Carlisle (2m4f, soft) in the autumn and he has run creditably over 3m+ on his last two starts; dropping back in trip should be no inconvenience for this prominent racer; leading contender.
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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

1

27th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

13:53 Carlisle

Gredin

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Won on hurdle debut here (2m4f, soft) in October and probably bettered that performance when close second at Catterick (3m1f, good to soft) in December; not sure to be suited by the quicker ground here (recently withdrawn with good to soft deemed unsuitable) but, nevertheless, he's a strong contender.

1/3

1

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:01 Wetherby

Gredin

11st 7lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Donald McCain

Made a winning hurdling debut at Carlisle (2m4f, soft) in the autumn and he has run creditably over 3m+ on his last two starts; dropping back in trip should be no inconvenience for this prominent racer; leading contender.

9/4

4th

3

23rd Feb 2022

Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 3

16:00 Doncaster

Gredin

11st 8lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Made a winning rules debut at Carlisle (2m4f, soft) last October; couldn't build on that here (2m3f, good to soft) next time, under a penalty; went very close to defying his penalty at Catterick latest (3m1f, good to soft), when a better jump at the last may have sealed it; big player.

9/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
16-race maiden on the Flat, tailed off when last seen in January; hard to fancy on hurdling debut.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:01 Wetherby

Allerthorpe

11st 0lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Brian Rothwell

16-race maiden on the Flat, tailed off when last seen in January; hard to fancy on hurdling debut.

66/1

9th

1

(3)

20th Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

15:55 Newcastle (AW)

Allerthorpe

9st 1lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Brian Rothwell

15-race maiden with very little to recommend him, even at this level; new accessories today.

50/1

9th

9

(1)

13th Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 98y

Class 6

13:50 Newcastle (AW)

Allerthorpe

8st 5lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Brian Rothwell

14-race maiden who's only once been beaten less than 10l; tailed off in a classified over C&D last week after 201-day absence.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta £71.00
Straight Forecast £55.40
Trifecta £200.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Learntalot

RP Ratings:

Gredin

Telegraph:

Old Painless

The Star:

Reilly

The Times:

Learntalot

The Guardian:

Learntalot

Daily Mail:

Learntalot

Daily Express:

Learntalot

Daily Mirror:

Learntalot

The Sun:

Learntalot

Daily Record:

Learntalot

POSTDATA:

Gredin