October 29 / 13.13 Uttoxeter

13.13 Uttoxeter

Good To Soft

Roy Couchman Memorial Mares’ Maiden Hurdle (Herring Queen Series Qualifier) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4084.5
  • 1m 7f 168y
  • Class 4
  • 14 runners
  • Win time: 3m 58s
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Roy Couchman Memorial Mares’ Maiden Hurdle (Herring Queen Series Qualifier) (GBB Race)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.20
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 1- D

Last run: 234 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Justified heavy support when taking a Newcastle bumper on her debut in March (good to soft, for Micky Hammond, subsequent winners behind); sold for £82,000 soon after; stable/hurdling debut after wind surgery and with a tongue-strap fitted; very interesting.
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1st

1

22nd Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

13:55 Taunton

Lady Adare

11st 12lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Harry Fry

Joined Harry Fry after last season's bumper win and is 2-2 over hurdles for new stable this term; lacked fluency and made quite heavy weather of justifying short odds at Newcastle (2m, good to soft) last month but her win at Uttoxeter in October has worked out well and she remains a good prospect.

2/7

1st

1

18th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 46y

Class 4

15:55 Newcastle

Lady Adare

11st 6lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Harry Fry

Joined Harry Fry after winning course bumper last season and was pushed out to win by 7l on stable/hurdle debut at Uttoxeter (2m, good to soft) in October, form that has been very well advertised by the runner-up; had wind op in November; the one to beat.

8/13

1st

4

29th Oct 2021

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:13 Uttoxeter

Lady Adare

11st 5lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Harry Fry

Justified heavy support when taking a Newcastle bumper on her debut in March (good to soft, for Micky Hammond, subsequent winners behind); sold for £82,000 soon after; stable/hurdling debut after wind surgery and with a tongue-strap fitted; very interesting.

3/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 34-

Last run: 211 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Irish point winner a year ago and not beaten at all far in two bumpers in the spring, the latest at this track; hurdling debut and can be expected to figure.
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1st

1

1st Apr 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 2

16:05 Ayr

Get A Tonic

11st 12lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

2nd

4

5th Mar 2022

Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 1

14:20 Doncaster

Get A Tonic

11st 1lb

J: Bridget Andrews

T: Dan Skelton

Won two 2m4f hurdles towards end of 2021 (good to soft/soft) and seemed to take her form to a new level when clear second in Listed event at Warwick (2m5f, good to soft) three weeks ago; not bred to benefit from today's step up in trip but still needs to be taken very seriously.

5/4

2nd

3

12th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 1

13:35 Warwick

Get A Tonic

11st 2lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Point winner who landed consecutive maiden/novice hurdles late last year (2m4f, soft/good to soft) before a 13l third against males in a Listed novice at Cheltenham (2m4f, soft) on New Year's Day; this unexposed 6yo is open to improvement but needs a big step forward in today's company.

10/1

5/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 1-1

Last run: 177 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Successful in her only Irish point and maintained her unbeaten record with Plumpton and Fontwell bumper wins in the spring (made all each time); this trip might be sharp enough on hurdling debut but still a major contender.
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4th

3

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 4

15:20 Plumpton

Credo

11st 2lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Anthony Honeyball

Won Exeter maiden (2m, good to soft) last month and her subsequent handicap defeat on soft ground there is not viewed harshly; back on a quicker surface here and recent 2lb drop also helps; no surprise if she goes close.

4/1

5th

4

25th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 3

13:00 Exeter

Credo

11st 3lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Anthony Honeyball

First start since wind surgery when making all to land a C&D maiden event this month; this will require more but handicap mark unchanged; stays further so expect positive tactics again; yard also runs Good Luck Charm.

3/1

1st

3

2nd Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

15:10 Exeter

Credo

11st 6lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Anthony Honeyball

Won Irish point; has been front-running under rules, winning two good-ground bumpers and fair efforts in defeat over hurdles, albeit 3m on heavy wasn't the answer at Ffos Las in December; had wind surgery since; should be very effective back on good going returned to easier stamina test.

5/4

Form: 136-

Last run: 204 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Bumper winner on her debut in January and ran well in much stronger contests in the spring; half-sister to three winning hurdlers and well worth considering on her debut over them.
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4th

4

2nd Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 118y

Class 1

14:45 Newbury

Tweed Skirt

10st 12lb

J: James Bowen

T: Nicky Henderson

Well held at the Cheltenham Festival; won at Ascot (1m7f) in November but that is flanked by two disappointing efforts, including in C&D event won by Speech Bubble; not entirely sure what to expect.

16/1

15th

7

17th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

16:50 Cheltenham

Tweed Skirt

11st 5lb

J: James Bowen

T: Nicky Henderson

Came up short in Listed and Grade 2 bumpers last spring; made all in three-runner novice at Ascot (near 2m, good) in November but disappointing either side of that, particularly on latest and she had wind surgery soon afterwards; from a top yard but needs to show something very new.

100/1

6th

2

19th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 118y

Class 4

12:45 Newbury

Tweed Skirt

11st 8lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Well-related daughter of Martaline; 1-3 in bumpers; beaten favourite on hurdling debut but she made all in three-runner novice at Ascot (2m, good) two months ago, impressing with the way she jumped; should have no problem with this longer distance; big player for yard that won this race in 2020.

5/2

Form: 1115-

Last run: 336 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won two of four AQPS outings in France last year; hard to quantify what that form is worth but certainly worth noting for market support on hurdling debut for powerful connections, after 11 months off.
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1st

15

14th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

12:30 Wincanton

Holly

10st 11lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Won three of her four bumpers in France, with her only defeat coming in a Grade 1; was returning from nearly a year off when beaten 15l in a maiden hurdle for mares at Uttoxeter so entitled to come on for that.

9/2

5th

12

29th Oct 2021

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:13 Uttoxeter

Holly

11st 4lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Won two of four AQPS outings in France last year; hard to quantify what that form is worth but certainly worth noting for market support on hurdling debut for powerful connections, after 11 months off.

7/1

Form: 430-

Last run: 238 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Showed a fair amount of ability in her first two bumpers but disappointed in the third, at Newbury in March; bred to succeed over hurdles so can hopefully take a step in the right direction on her debut.
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3rd

5

27th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

15:30 Southwell

Rose Ohara

11st 1lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

prominent, ridden after 3 out, weakening when left in third 2 out, finished tired, tailed off

10/1

6th

4

16th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 177y

Class 4

18:35 Ffos Las

Rose Ohara

11st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

jumped right, led, mistake 3rd, headed and tracked leader 4th, lost second 13th, ridden and weakened 4 out

8/1

3

15th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

Class 4

14:22 Stratford

Rose Ohara

11st 3lb

J: Page Fuller

T: Jamie Snowden

Form: 68-

Last run: 238 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Attractive pedigree but only moderate form in two bumpers early this year; considerable improvement needed on hurdling debut.
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7th

14

17th Nov 2021

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:25 Ffos Las

Rhian De Sivola

10st 11lb

J: David Noonan

T: Tom Symonds

Attractive pedigree but only moderate form in two bumpers early this year and well beaten on hurdles debut last month; improvement needed.

66/1

7th

6

29th Oct 2021

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:13 Uttoxeter

Rhian De Sivola

11st 5lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

Attractive pedigree but only moderate form in two bumpers early this year; considerable improvement needed on hurdling debut.

66/1

Form: 3

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Placed twice from eight Flat attempts in France; beaten 27l on recent British/hurdling debut and will need to improve a lot on that.
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6th

9

6th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

13:15 Market Rasen

Cordey Dancer

11st 5lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

Placed twice on the Flat when trained in France; showed no more than minor promise in three novice/maiden hurdles for new stable in the autumn but makes handicap debut in a low-grade event and has potential.

8/1

6th

2

9th Nov 2021

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

12:30 Huntingdon

Cordey Dancer

10st 12lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

Displayed ability on the Flat in France but soundly beaten last month on her first two hurdle starts and plenty of improvement is required.

33/1

8th

10

29th Oct 2021

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:13 Uttoxeter

Cordey Dancer

11st 4lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

Placed twice from eight Flat attempts in France; beaten 27l on recent British/hurdling debut and will need to improve a lot on that.

20/1

OUR TIP

Form: 56-6

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Modest promise in bumpers and was tailed off on last month's stable/hurdling debut at Bangor (66-1).
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10

25th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 5

13:20 Leicester

Getaway Guillaume

10st 9lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Tom George

Minor promise in AW bumper last January; little to show for her hurdle efforts since, a tongue-tie seemingly making no difference last month, but this is her most realistic assignment so far.

14/1

8th

10

15th Dec 2021

Soft

1m 7f 113y

Class 3

13:05 Leicester

Getaway Guillaume

10st 11lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Tom George

Minor promise on bumper debut (2m, AW) in January but tailed off on her three runs since (hurdles the last twice); tongue-tie goes on.

100/1

9th

3

29th Oct 2021

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:13 Uttoxeter

Getaway Guillaume

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Doggrell

T: Tom George

Modest promise in bumpers and was tailed off on last month's stable/hurdling debut at Bangor (66-1).

66/1

Form: 59

Last run: 115 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Unplaced in three Irish points and same story in a bumper and on hurdling debut in July; best watched on British/stable debut.
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7

5th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

14:15 Huntingdon

Tanora

10st 10lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

2nd

3

24th Mar 2022

Good

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:17 Sedgefield

Tanora

11st 6lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Sam England

Not at the top of her game in cheekpieces the last twice and she was a disappointing favourite over C&D 18 days ago on soft ground she should have handled; however, perhaps the switch to blinkers will be a positive and her good January form (including here) puts her firmly in calculations.

11/4

25/1

Form: 34

Last run: 98 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fair efforts in bumpers in the summer but not in the same league as some of her rivals in that discipline; hurdling debut.
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8th

14

5th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

17:05 Southwell

Kishorn

10st 0lb

J: Dylan Kitts

T: Tom Lacey

11th

11

10th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

14:00 Taunton

Kishorn

11st 13lb

Prominent in the market and he showed promise in bumpers last summer but he's finished tailed off at big prices in his two hurdle runs at Uttoxeter, including with a hood added last month.

50/1

10th

14

7th Dec 2021

Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

15:00 Uttoxeter

Kishorn

10st 11lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Tom Lacey

Showed some ability in bumpers in the summer but well beaten over C&D on hurdling debut in October; needs the hood to make a big difference.

25/1

Form: 078P

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
No promise in bumpers and inauspicious hurdling debut last week; blinkers now fitted.
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5

13th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

16:00 Bangor-on-Dee

Lucky Monarch

11st 0lb

J: Chris Ward

T: Michael Mullineaux

Didn't show any significant ability on her three hurdling starts in the autumn (2m-3m1f) and makes no appeal here.

100/1

6

20th Nov 2021

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 4

13:23 Huntingdon

Lucky Monarch

10st 11lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Michael Mullineaux

Yet to show much ability, including twice over hurdles; blinkers worn latest replaced by cheekpieces.

100/1

12th

5

29th Oct 2021

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:13 Uttoxeter

Lucky Monarch

11st 5lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Michael Mullineaux

No promise in bumpers and inauspicious hurdling debut last week; blinkers now fitted.

100/1

Form: 5-

Last run: 251 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ran quite well in an Ascot bumper in February (for Kayley Woollacott); hurdling debut on first start for Dan Skelton and market can guide (stable also runs Get A Tonic); withdrawn from both intended outings this month (good ground) so rain probably needed.
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4th

10

30th Nov 2021

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

14:30 Southwell

Whenthepennydrops

10st 11lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

With Kayley Woollacott when fifth in a bumper at Ascot but her hurdling debut for this yard at Bangor (again soft) was thoroughly underwhelming; at 9-2 better was expected from her.

7/2

6th

11

10th Nov 2021

Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

14:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Whenthepennydrops

10st 11lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

40-1 on debut in warm Ascot bumper (1m7f, soft) in February and showed promise in finishing fifth of eight for Kayley Woollacott; has since changed hands and is open to improvement for her top yard on hurdle debut.

7/2

9

29th Oct 2021

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:13 Uttoxeter

Whenthepennydrops

11st 5lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Dan Skelton

Ran quite well in an Ascot bumper in February (for Kayley Woollacott); hurdling debut on first start for Dan Skelton and market can guide (stable also runs Get A Tonic); withdrawn from both intended outings this month (good ground) so rain probably needed.

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Flat winner last year when proving consistent (peak RPR 81); no stamina worries on hurdling debut but absent for 12 months; could still play a part if taking to it.
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2nd

8

(1)

30th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

1m 3f 140y

Class 5

13:30 Haydock

East End Girl

9st 4lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Lucy Wadham

led at steady pace, pushed along and increased tempo 3f out, headed and alone against far rail over 1f out, soon rallied and every chance, kept on final 110yds, held towards finish

13/8

11

29th Oct 2021

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:13 Uttoxeter

East End Girl

11st 4lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Lucy Wadham

Flat winner last year when proving consistent (peak RPR 81); no stamina worries on hurdling debut but absent for 12 months; could still play a part if taking to it.

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Payout
Exacta £356.00
Straight Forecast £377.50
Trifecta £1316.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Credo

SPOTLIGHT:

Lady Adare

LAMBOURN:

Tweed Skirt

Daily Record:

Holly

Daily Mail:

Get A Tonic

The Times:

Lady Adare

The Guardian:

Lady Adare

The Sun:

Lady Adare

Daily Express:

Tweed Skirt

The Star:

Tweed Skirt

POSTDATA:

Credo

WEST COUNTRY:

Credo

Telegraph:

Credo

Daily Mirror:

Credo