November 10 / 14.30 Bangor-on-Dee

14.30 Bangor-on-Dee

Soft

Paul Ferguson’s Jumpers To Follow ‘National Hunt’ Auction Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4138.96
  • 2m 0f 145y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
  • Win time: 4m 15s
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Paul Ferguson’s Jumpers To Follow ‘National Hunt’ Auction Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.34
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 8-

Last run: 240 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Unable to threaten in a bumper and three point starts in Ireland; however, he's shown signs of ability and makes his hurdle debut with his new trainer in phenomenal form; could have a part to play.
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10th

3

8th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 103y

Class 2

17:15 Aintree

Richmond Lake

11st 1lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

8

5th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 1

13:32 Kelso

Richmond Lake

11st 3lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Easy wins on two of his first three hurdle starts (2m/2m4f, soft) and good third when conceding a 6lb penalty to winner North Lodge in between; another fine run from the front when second to Jonbon in Haydock Grade 2 (1m7f, soft) last time and he holds strong form claims this afternoon.

9/4

2nd

7

22nd Jan 2022

Soft

1m 7f 144y

Class 1

13:25 Haydock

Richmond Lake

11st 6lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Easy wins at Bangor and Sedgefield either side of finishing third in a solid 2m1f novice at Aintree, all on soft; promising 6yo with a bright future but probably has limitations for now at this level.

10/1

8/11

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 3-2

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Third on debut in bumper here (2m, good) in April and kept on for a promising second at Worcester (2m, good to soft) last month on his first hurdle start; this could be a good opportunity to go one better.
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3rd

1

2nd Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

13:08 Chepstow

Hermes Boy

11st 8lb

J: Chester Williams

T: Mrs Jane Williams

Ran to fairly useful level when winning Exeter novice (2m, good to soft) in December and wasn't discredited when beaten odds-on favourite at Hereford (2m3f, soft) three weeks ago, where he pulled well clear of the others with an improver; placed in a bumper on good ground; leading contender.

10/11

2nd

1

12th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:56 Hereford

Hermes Boy

11st 7lb

J: Chester Williams

T: Mrs Jane Williams

Delivered on earlier promise when when winning Exeter novice (2m, good to soft) in December; had to settle for fourth when favourite for handicap debut at Sandown (2m, heavy) the following month but that was a good-quality event and the ground may not have been ideal; back in calmer waters here and open to improvement over the new trip.

4/5

4th

5

8th Jan 2022

Heavy

1m 7f 216y

Class 2

15:35 Sandown

Hermes Boy

10st 5lb

Runner-up in first two starts over hurdles (soft ground on second occasion) before making most to win 18-runner maiden at Exeter (2m, good to soft) five weeks ago; brings potential and, albeit with more experience, fellow handicap debutant Monsieur Lecoq for same trainer won this race in 2019.

5/2

20/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 4-75

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has shown some ability, finishing second in a point and fifth in a maiden hurdle at Kelso last time; however, plenty of improvement is needed in a first-time hood and Brian Hughes rides stablemate Richmond Lake.
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13th

4

29th Jan 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

12:25 Doncaster

Creative Control

11st 10lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

Won when upped in trip in Sedgefield maiden hurdle (2m4f, good) in November and followed up on handicap debut here (2m3f, good to soft); disappointing at Sedgefield (2m4f, soft) subsequently but could rediscover his progressive ways back on better ground today.

7/1

3rd

2

26th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

14:00 Sedgefield

Creative Control

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Made all when winning a small-field maiden over C&D last month and built on that when following up under more patient tactics on handicap debut at Doncaster (2m3f, good to soft); remains open to further improvement and is the one to beat off a 5lb higher mark.

11/10

1st

2

10th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

14:50 Doncaster

Creative Control

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Steady progress over hurdles, dictating steady pace when winning four-runner Sedgefield maiden (2m4f, good; handles soft) 17 days ago; may have more to offer now tackling handicaps but today's opposition is tougher.

8/1

Form: 55

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won a point-to-point bumper (2m, good) in April; fair fifth at Ludlow (2m, good) last month on her stable debut and second rules bumper start, but that performance hardly gives her compelling claims today.
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8th

8

14th May 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

20:20 Uttoxeter

If I Say

10st 10lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

9th

4

20th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

15:15 Ludlow

If I Say

11st 5lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Charlie Longsdon

15

14th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

2m 3f 166y

Class 5

15:00 Wincanton

If I Say

10st 12lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Charlie Longsdon

Point bumper winner in April; just two starts over hurdles and hard to pin down what she achieved when second at Hereford last month but she's likely to be open to improvement now handicapping; could have a role to play.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 8-

Last run: 240 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Merely mid-division at 28-1 on bumper debut at Stratford (2m, good to soft) in March but he showed promise when third in an Irish maiden point last October and is open to improvement under rules.
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9th

6

26th Jun 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

16:40 Uttoxeter

Boston Joe

11st 13lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Rebecca Curtis

led narrowly and disputed lead, pushed along before 3 out, ridden and weakened after 3 out

20/1

1st

2

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 213y

Class 5

15:20 Stratford

Boston Joe

11st 3lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Rebecca Curtis

prominent, mistake 2nd, went second after 3rd, jumped left and mistake 4th, led 7th, mistake 9th, ridden after 2 out, 3 lengths ahead last, idled and reduced lead final 110yds, just did enough

6/4

1st

4

28th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:25 Ffos Las

Boston Joe

11st 1lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Rebecca Curtis

11/2

Form: 5-

Last run: 263 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
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.
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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.

33/1

Form: 8-6

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fair sixth at Worcester (2m, soft) last month on his stable debut and second bumper start, but has to take a big step forward to threaten today.
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8

10th Apr 2022

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

16:40 Stratford

Sulbrick

10st 11lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Mel Rowley

Lightly raced 7yo who has shown signs of ability but he was tailed off at Hereford in his sole handicap and others have more pressing claims; wears a first-time hood.

16/1

7th

9

5th Apr 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:25 Southwell

Sulbrick

11st 6lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Mel Rowley

8th

7

31st Jan 2022

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

13:00 Hereford

Sulbrick

10st 8lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Mel Rowley

He was beaten some 27l when third in a Ludlow novice hurdle and further than that at Doncaster next time; should pick up a handicap sooner or later but this looks competitive.

8/1

Form: 868-

Last run: 213 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won an Irish maiden point last September but soundly beaten on his first three rules outings and needs to up his game.
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9th

6

3rd May 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 100y

Class 5

15:15 Ayr

Dare To Begin

10st 10lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Stella Barclay

14

13th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

19:30 Southwell

Dare To Begin

10st 7lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: Stella Barclay

13

3rd Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

15:20 Southwell

Dare To Begin

10st 10lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Stella Barclay

Won Irish point in 2020 but is yet to show anything more than minor promise under rules; beaten about 32l when fifth of nine on last month's handicap debut at Doncaster (2m3f, good to soft); improvement required.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
£10,000 3yo; second foal; dam point winner, half-sister to dam of Grand National runner-up Pleasant Company; market support would be interesting, otherwise she's probably best watched on debut.
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9th

9

10th Nov 2021

Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

14:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Hellomylove

10st 11lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Oliver Greenall

£10,000 3yo; second foal; dam point winner, half-sister to dam of Grand National runner-up Pleasant Company; market support would be interesting, otherwise she's probably best watched on debut.

20/1

Form: 600-F

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tailed off in his three bumpers and fell at the second flight when 250-1 for his recent hurdle debut; would be a surprise winner today.
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4

10th Nov 2021

Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

14:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Dunover

11st 4lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sue Smith

Tailed off in his three bumpers and fell at the second flight when 250-1 for his recent hurdle debut; would be a surprise winner today.

200/1

1

29th Oct 2021

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 3

15:55 Wetherby

Dunover

10st 12lb

J: Alex Fielding

T: Sue Smith

Soundly beaten in three bumpers and hard to fancy.

100/1

Form: 70-3

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Not devoid of ability in his bumpers but considerable improvement needed in first-time cheekpieces if he's to be a force on today's hurdle debut; tailed off last month on his first Flat start.
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1st

1

19th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:35 Worcester

Noahthirtytwored

12st 0lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Adam West

prominent, chased leader 3 out, pushed along 2 out, ridden to challenge approaching last, led run-in, faced strong challenge towards finish, just held on

3/1

1st

4

21st May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

20:30 Stratford

Noahthirtytwored

11st 9lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Adam West

Has really got his act together in recent starts including a brave win in Southwell handicap (2m, good) last month and a good placed effort at Newton Abbot (2m2f, good) ten days ago; rallied well to finish a clear third last time and he's open to further progress in handicaps; respected.

4/1

3rd

5

11th May 2022

Good

2m 2f 110y

Class 5

15:10 Newton Abbot

Noahthirtytwored

11st 3lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Adam West

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Payout
Exacta £76.00
Straight Forecast £63.40
Trifecta £459.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Hermes Boy

Daily Mirror:

Whenthepennydrops

The Sun:

Creative Control

RP Ratings:

Hermes Boy

POSTDATA:

Hermes Boy

WEST COUNTRY:

Hermes Boy

The Times:

Hermes Boy

Telegraph:

Hermes Boy

The Guardian:

Hermes Boy

Daily Mail:

Hermes Boy

Daily Express:

Hermes Boy

The Star:

Hermes Boy

Daily Record:

Hermes Boy