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Toyo Tires Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £2341.78
  • 1m 7f 168y
  • Class 5
  • 15 runners
  • Win time: 3m 53s
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Toyo Tires Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

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9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.70
  • Place: £1.50

Form: -35011 CD

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Progressive 5yo and made it three wins from his last six starts with a C&D success 12 days ago; 7lb penalty (goes up only 6lb from tomorrow) but may be able to defy it; usually held up.

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0

2

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

14:38 Exeter

Orchard Grove

12st 0lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

visibility reduced by fog, midfield, fell heavily 4th

7/1

3rd

4

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

15:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Orchard Grove

11st 8lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

in touch with leaders, close up 2 out, ridden and chased winner approaching last, no extra run-in

10/1

7th

2

26th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

16:10 Uttoxeter

Orchard Grove

11st 7lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

held up in rear, not fluent and shaken up 7th, ridden and got behind from 3 out

10/1

6/1

  • Place: £3.30

Form: 674/4-

Last run: 330 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Unplaced all ten starts and absent since last December; showed enough on handicap debut the previous month to make him worth a second look, especially after wind surgery and with a tongue-strap fitted.

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8

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 8y

Class 5

14:30 Hereford

Lonimoss Bareliere

10st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Rob Summers

Has placed form over fences but a longstanding maiden and he's 7lb out of the weights; blinkers are new.

25/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 6809-2

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Heavy defeats in four novices last winter but different story when only just beaten on C&D handicap debut 12 days ago (attracted plenty of support); due to go up 3lb in future and leading claims.

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1st

2

(7)

13th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Early Morning Dew

9st 13lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Jim & Suzi Best

Like They Don't Know, is 0-20; three good runs from three for the Bests and shouldn't be long in winning; could probably do with a good pace to aim at; visor goes on.

9/4

3rd

6

(6)

15th Mar 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Early Morning Dew

9st 10lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Jim & Suzi Best

Still a maiden but has finished runner-up the last twice (1m3f here/1m2f at Lingfield) despite suffering some interference; turn looks near.

5/1

Form: P-45

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Unplaced in all 11 starts, stretching back to May 2015 (long absences in her career); showed just enough on latest Newton Abbot outing to suggest all might not be lost on handicap debut with a hood fitted.

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9th

5

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:55 Worcester

Canford Star

10st 13lb

J: Charlie Price

T: John Flint

held up in rear, ridden home turn, weakened 3 out, tailed off

12/1

4th

10

15th Oct 2021

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

15:15 Uttoxeter

Canford Star

10st 7lb

J: Charlie Price

T: John Flint

Unplaced in all 11 starts, stretching back to May 2015 (long absences in her career); showed just enough on latest Newton Abbot outing to suggest all might not be lost on handicap debut with a hood fitted.

25/1

5th

5

27th Sep 2021

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

12:30 Newton Abbot

Canford Star

10st 5lb

J: Charlie Price

T: John Flint

Poor maiden on the Flat in 2015; struggled in two points in 2019 and, following another long layoff, hasn't shown much on her two hurdle starts this year.

50/1

Form: 3-2166 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Southwell winner in June but well beaten twice since (the latest over fences) and still 6lb above the successful mark; others appeal more.

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8th

11

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:07 Worcester

Phoebus Lescribaa

10st 2lb

J: Miss Holly Flynn

T: Harriet Dickin

Both wins over shorter on good ground; not in great form earlier this year and fell in a chase on latest start two months ago.

33/1

8

21st May 2023

Good

2m 0f 213y

Class 5

15:35 Stratford

Phoebus Lescribaa

10st 2lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Harriet Dickin

Gained the latter of his two hurdling wins in June 2021 and has not contested a chase since the following September; well beaten on both appearances this year; new headgear tried today; 3lb out of the weights.

33/1

16

9th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

17:48 Ffos Las

Phoebus Lescribaa

10st 2lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Harriet Dickin

Form: 6P4-68 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Both wins for Dan Skelton and lost his way over fences in that yard; tailed off on recent stable debut so great deal to prove; cheekpieces on for first time (has often worn blinkers).

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7th

3

17th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 201y

Class 5

15:55 Leicester

Falcon Sun

10st 11lb

J: Angus Cheleda

T: Michael Roberts

Well beaten over hurdles at Plumpton latest and was badly out of sorts over fences last spring (for Dan Skelton); however, he's unbeaten in three visits to this track, all over hurdles and the most recent in December; hard to rule out given that statistic.

5/1

6

15th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

13:00 Lingfield

Falcon Sun

11st 5lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Michael Roberts

All three wins at Leicester, including on soft; has form on other tracks but was well below his best at Plumpton last month and has something to prove after that.

11/1

6th

10

2nd Jan 2022

Heavy

1m 7f 195y

Class 4

15:30 Plumpton

Falcon Sun

10st 1lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Michael Roberts

Ex-Dan Skelton gelding; reportedly enjoyed the return to soft ground when beating three rivals at Leicester, making it 3-3 at that track; well handicapped off 2lb higher if able to continue the good work.

8/1

Form: 0P6-PP D

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Well beaten in all seven starts for this trainer, including over fences; drop in trip unlikely to provide the answer.

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2

28th Oct 2021

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

12:30 Stratford

Hes A Goer

10st 12lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Barry Leavy

Well beaten in all eight starts for this trainer, so makes little appeal despite being dropped into a seller.

20/1

7th

5

15th Oct 2021

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

15:15 Uttoxeter

Hes A Goer

11st 5lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Barry Leavy

Well beaten in all seven starts for this trainer, including over fences; drop in trip unlikely to provide the answer.

40/1

6

5th Oct 2021

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 4

16:20 Huntingdon

Hes A Goer

10st 10lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Barry Leavy

Won a novice hurdle when trained by Tom Lacey; no form of note for his current yard, sent chasing the last twice; return of blinkers back over hurdles probably no bad thing but comes with plenty of risks.

20/1

Form: U0PP-P CD

Last run: 60 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Won this race a year ago (for Grace Harris) and now 8lb lower; unplaced eight times since and has been pulled up on both starts for this yard, the latest on chasing debut; wind surgery.

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10

4th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 161y

Class 5

16:08 Exeter

The Garrison

10st 7lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Alexandra Dunn

Wearing a first-time tongue-tie when winning over fences at Stratford in August but not a lot since (in just cheekpieces last three runs), with his third here last month a remote one; he has at least won over hurdles.

25/1

8

31st Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 8y

Class 5

15:45 Hereford

The Garrison

10st 7lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: Alexandra Dunn

Got back in the groove with a tongue-tie added when scoring over fences at Stratford (2m1f, good) in August but he's not come close to that form in four runs since; back on last winning mark now but was beaten 23l at Exeter last time and he needs a major upturn in form.

14/1

3rd

5

18th Oct 2022

Good To Firm

2m 1f 109y

Class 5

15:45 Exeter

The Garrison

10st 6lb

J: James Davies

T: Alexandra Dunn

led, 5 lengths ahead 6th, not fluent 7th, much reduced lead 4 out, soon ridden, lost second after 2 out, weakened approaching last

12/1

20/1

Form: -46290

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Three Flat wins but not yet as good over hurdles; runner-up three starts ago but well beaten twice since; too many reservations.

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6th

4

17th Oct 2023

Good

2m 5f 163y

Class 5

17:20 Hereford

Ranco

11st 6lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

Doubled his hurdling tally at Worcester (2m4f, good) in July and is now only 2lb above that mark but has become inconsistent this year and others in this line-up appeal more.

16/1

6th

6

24th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 5

15:10 Plumpton

Ranco

11st 1lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Nigel Hawke

Would have won easier at Worcester (2m4f, good) but for some premature easing on the run-in but he went out like a light next time at Uttoxeter; usually consistent in the main and could bounce back from that.

12/1

8th

2

30th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

19:50 Uttoxeter

Ranco

11st 12lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

Generally consistent and gained a second hurdle success when overcoming premature easing at Worcester last month; 4lb higher and this looks potentially more competitive but he has to be considered again.

5/1

Form: 05152-

Last run: 195 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner; unplaced in novice hurdles but second to Orchard Grove on handicap debut in April and 12lb better off with that rival; entitled to go very close if ready to fire after six months off.

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6

8th Feb 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

16:10 Southwell

Floy Joy

11st 4lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Simon Pearce

0-9 over hurdles when trained by the Tizzards, and his AW form for Simon Pearce towards the end of last year was very underwhelming; switches back to this code with quite a lot to prove.

33/1

7

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:17 Uttoxeter

Floy Joy

11st 4lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Simon Pearce

7th

8

(8)

15th Dec 2022

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

15:33 Southwell (AW)

Floy Joy

9st 5lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Simon Pearce

Bumper winner in early 2021 for Colin Tizzard but he's yet to make the frame in four runs for his current yard, fifth on his handicap debut at Lingfield (2m) last month; more is required.

8/1

20/1

Form: 5068-

Last run: 321 days

W: 10st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Looks implausible on paper, having been well beaten in a bumper and three novice hurdles; however, the latest of those, at Newcastle 11 months ago, saw him not a million miles behind subsequent winners; could just possibly play a part on handicap debut.

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6

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 5

14:40 Market Rasen

Myburg

10st 11lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Sue Smith

Past winner over 2m1f (hurdle) and 2m3f (chase); remained in good form until a heavy fall at Sedgefield (3m3f) and the ground was heavy when pulled up the final time; nothing wrong with his mark but has been a long-time absent.

16/1

4

16th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

17:10 Hexham

Myburg

11st 4lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Sue Smith

Won over 2m1f and 2m3f last season and ran another sound race when second off 4lb lower over 3m1f at Catterick in December (soft); a possible.

11/2

33/1

Form: 80/P-9

Last run: 143 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Unplaced all eight starts in Ireland (seven over hurdles); could only be considered on British debut if attracting inspired support.

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13

5th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

13:10 Ffos Las

Peggyclare

10st 0lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Ben Lund

Poor maiden hurdler who offered little on her belated chasing bow at Fakenham last month; lots on her plate from 9lb out of the handicap.

66/1

4th

5

19th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

2m 5f 44y

Class 4

12:50 Fakenham

Peggyclare

10st 0lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Ben Lund

Ex-Irish maiden who struggled in two handicap hurdles for new stable in October (2m/2m2f); 8lb out of the weights for today's chasing debut; difficult to enthuse over.

25/1

10th

10

28th Oct 2021

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

14:50 Stratford

Peggyclare

10st 5lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Ben Lund

Unplaced all eight starts in Ireland and no immediate promise on British debut two weeks ago; would be a surprise winner.

40/1

Form: 9-4243

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Definite claims on his second at Southwell in July but well below that form since; handicap debut and hopes pinned on blinkers providing some help.

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10th

4

(12)

10th Nov 2021

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 5

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Splinter

9st 9lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Alex Hales

Won a seller on turf for Richard Fahey 13 months ago (1m4f, soft); has shown some promise over hurdles for this yard but quiet in that sphere more recently; vulnerable in this field now back on the Flat.

40/1

6

16th Oct 2021

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

13:55 Stratford

Splinter

10st 11lb

J: Miss Harriet Tucker

T: Alex Hales

1m4f winner on the Flat for Richard Fahey and ran to fair level when second in Southwell novice hurdle (2m, good) in July; good chance here if judged on that performance but has a point to prove after three lesser efforts, tailed off in first-time blinkers in a handicap at Uttoxeter yesterday; will be sporting a first-time visor if he turns up here.

5/1

13th

4

15th Oct 2021

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

15:15 Uttoxeter

Splinter

11st 8lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Alex Hales

Definite claims on his second at Southwell in July but well below that form since; handicap debut and hopes pinned on blinkers providing some help.

14/1

Form: 634

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 5lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Flat winner; very disappointing on first two starts over hurdles but much better when fourth at Market Rasen last month, even if he did nearly grind to a halt at the fourth hurdle; cheekpieces fitted for handicap debut and will be a real danger if they work; risky but possible.

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4th

4

(7)

22nd Oct 2021

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 5

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Crane

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Nicky Henderson

AW winner for Michael Bell at the end of 2020 but essentially disappointing since, including over hurdles for this yard; refused to race in that sphere last week with cheekpieces added (discarded); temperament under suspicion.

8/1

13

15th Oct 2021

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

15:15 Uttoxeter

Crane

10st 5lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Flat winner; very disappointing on first two starts over hurdles but much better when fourth at Market Rasen last month, even if he did nearly grind to a halt at the fourth hurdle; cheekpieces fitted for handicap debut and will be a real danger if they work; risky but possible.

4/1

4th

4

25th Sep 2021

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 2

13:45 Market Rasen

Crane

10st 12lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Won on the Flat when trained by Michael Bell but was 38l behind Caramalised when sixth on stable/hurdle debut at Stratford (2m, good) in July and only got that margin down to 35l when third to same rival there last month.

16/1

Form: 9-7536

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Not far behind Orchard Grove at Stratford three starts ago when, as in all starts over hurdles, he did himself no favours by pulling too hard.

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6th

7

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:10 Worcester

Balzac

10st 8lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

reluctant to line up, slowly into stride, in touch with leaders, headway and went second after 3rd, lost second and ridden 3 out, outpaced 2 out, weakened last

16/1

10th

4

5th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

19:00 Uttoxeter

Balzac

11st 4lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

slowly into stride, took keen hold, towards rear, good headway and led after 4f, jumped right 1st, headed before last (usual 4 out) where jumped right, lost second home turn, ridden omitted 2 out, soon weakened

11/2

1st

7

16th Jun 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

20:40 Ffos Las

Balzac

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

travelled strongly, prominent, led before 2 out, clear approaching last, kept on strongly, ridden out

20/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Early Morning Dew

POSTDATA:

Crane

The Guardian:

Orchard Grove

WEST COUNTRY:

Floy Joy

The Times:

Balzac

TOPSPEED:

The Garrison

LAMBOURN:

Crane

The Sun:

Crane

RP Ratings:

Early Morning Dew

Telegraph:

Early Morning Dew

The Star:

Early Morning Dew

Daily Record:

Early Morning Dew

Daily Mail:

Orchard Grove

Daily Mirror:

Orchard Grove

Daily Express:

Floy Joy