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12:37 Sedgefield

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Sprayclad Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4084.5
  • 2m 0f 178y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
  • Win time: 4m 4s
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Sprayclad Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

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4/5 (Won)

  • Win: £1.25
  • Place: £1.02

Form: 11 C

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Point recruit who has looked a very useful prospect when winning a pair of course bumpers (good to soft/good) in recent months; fancied to extend his unbeaten track record to three now hurdling.

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1st

1

11th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 20y

Class 3

15:05 Perth

A Different Kind

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

made all, went clear going easily after 3 out, canter

2/5

1st

1

19th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 20y

Class 3

14:45 Perth

A Different Kind

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Had Champ De Gane 13l behind when second to the prolific Al Zaraqaan (has won next three) at Cartmel in May, and has scored twice at Uttoxeter himself since (heavy, good), enjoying chasing the leader each time; still not entirely foot-perfect, but case strong despite another 4lb rise.

5/4

1st

1

30th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 3

14:35 Uttoxeter

A Different Kind

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

disputing third

2/1

9/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 56

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Useful on the Flat but has achieved only modest form in a couple of C&D hurdles; certainly too soon to rule out improvement in this sphere but he could be more one for handicaps after this.

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5th

5

(7)

15th Nov 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Baltic Baron

9st 7lb

J: Sam James

T: Danny Brooke

In the mix on a couple of occasions over 1m2f here in late August/early September; not in the same form since, but has eased to a workable mark and has been effective over 1m in the past.

14/1

9th

5

(4)

24th Oct 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

16:43 Newcastle (AW)

Baltic Baron

9st 7lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Danny Brooke

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway towards near side over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

9/1

5th

2

(8)

6th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Baltic Baron

10st 0lb

J: Jack Garritty

T: Danny Brooke

dwelt start, towards rear, dropped to last with one circuit to go, pushed along when still plenty to do from over 2f out, switched right and up the centre from under 2f out, ridden and stayed on inside final furlong

12/1

50/1

  • Place: £4.20

Form: 7

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Once useful at around 1m2f on the Flat but recent efforts have left plenty to be desired and he was never involved when a remote seventh on his Wetherby hurdle debut 13 days ago.

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1st

4

(5)

12th Sep 2023

Good

1m 5f 192y

Class 5

13:30 Catterick

Sameem

10st 0lb

J: Mrs Emily Roberts

T: Tim Easterby

pressed leader, led after 4f, switched to near side on turn over 2f out, rallied when headed over 1f out, led again final 110yds, kept on

5/1

7th

8

(3)

7th Sep 2023

Good

1m 3f 140y

Class 5

14:00 Haydock

Sameem

10st 5lb

J: Mrs Emily Roberts

T: Tim Easterby

Needs to produce more than he's managed the last twice, but those have still been fair efforts and he won under regular rider Emily Roberts at Ripon in June; not ruled out.

11/1

5th

6

(9)

21st Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 5

14:25 Catterick

Sameem

10st 6lb

J: Mrs Emily Roberts

T: Tim Easterby

Up and down this season but won under regular rider Emily Roberts at Ripon (1m4f, good) in June and was second at Hamilton (1m5f, good to soft) next time; back on song when third to Let Her Loose at Ayr (1m5f, good) last Thursday and could be thereabouts.

10/1

2/1

Form: 2-4414

Last run: 50 days

W: 10st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

Some good efforts in defeat hurdling before belated first success in Ballinrobe maiden (2m2f, good) in August; backed that up when fourth in 2m Listowel novice (good) the following month; escapes a penalty as the win came in a conditional jockeys' event; the obvious danger to A Different Kind.

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6th

6

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 180y

15:32 Clonmel

Kendancer

11st 12lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: C Byrnes

Has a record of 1-14 over hurdles and is rated 111 in that sphere; didn't jump well on last month's chasing debut at Cork and probably best watched for now.

16/1

7th

7

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

15:25 Cork

Kendancer

11st 12lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: C Byrnes

towards rear of midfield, mistake 1st, slow jump 4th

33/1

4th

7

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:30 Listowel

Kendancer

11st 3lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: C Byrnes

Not much on the Flat or in sole hurdles start this year after returning from long lay-off; visor needs to do something for him.

14/1

Form: U

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Modest Flat performer nowadays; 200-1, unseated at first flight on C&D hurdle debut 25 days ago.

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9th

6

(2)

4th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 189y

Class 6

16:20 Catterick

Jamih

9st 4lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Tina Jackson

slowly away

25/1

7th

5

(6)

19th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

1m 5f 218y

Class 6

17:20 Redcar

Jamih

9st 9lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Tina Jackson

Won twice over 1m4f on good to firm last season; inconsistent this time and has been soundly beaten on last three starts (latest on soft ground); needs to improve for a first-time visor (has won in cheekpieces).

14/1

5th

10

(9)

12th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 13y

Class 6

15:40 Catterick

Jamih

9st 7lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Tina Jackson

Soundly beaten the last twice (over 1m6f here most recently) but he was in good form previously and likes it here; not written off.

9/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fairly useful seven-time Flat winner around 1m4f but he's been badly out of sorts in that sphere of late; probably best watched now hurdling.

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8th

10

2nd Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

13:00 Sedgefield

Madeeh

10st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Philip Kirby

Capable of fairly useful winning form on the level but his form doesn't read nearly so well in this sphere and he came in well held over C&D in September; others are preferred.

25/1

9

17th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

12:47 Market Rasen

Madeeh

10st 6lb

J: Jay Kozaczek

T: Philip Kirby

Enjoyed a purple spell with four AW Flat wins in early-2021 but has largely struggled since; the fact his best hurdle run came over C&D offers some hope but was well beaten in handicap hurdles in August/September; also well held on AW Flat six weeks ago; first-time cheekpieces replace usual tongue-tie.

12/1

7th

4

(4)

7th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 5

17:45 Newcastle (AW)

Madeeh

9st 11lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

slowly away and lost many lengths start, always towards rear (jockey said gelding was slowly away)

12/1

Form: 3-

Last run: 226 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Can pull hard, as he did when 18l third on his 2m Newcastle hurdle debut (good) last March; absent since a poor run on AW Flat there the following month.

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6th

5

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 3

16:35 Wetherby

Hajey

11st 6lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Tracy Waggott

Posted his fourth win at Catterick in December (2m3f, soft) and runner-up there the next twice; races here for the first time but it's been a while since he's run well away from Catterick, which creates a question mark today.

9/1

2nd

1

12th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:00 Catterick

Hajey

12st 2lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Tracy Waggott

raced wide, prominent, not fluent 4 out, outpaced before 2 out, rallied approaching last, kept on but no chance with winner final 110yds

100/30

2nd

2

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Hajey

11st 12lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Tracy Waggott

Beat just three rivals when winning over C&D (soft) last month and now on a career-high mark; however, he did it in good style and has now won on his last two visits here (the other one being this race last year); key player.

11/2

Form: 25P

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Bought for £80,000 after finishing runner-up to a subsequent winner in a Ffos Las bumper (good to soft) in May, but he's fared less well in another bumper and a Carlisle novice hurdle (pulled up) for this yard since; tongue-tie on now; watching brief advised.

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17

27th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

11:50 Wetherby

Landacre Bridge

10st 2lb

J: Thomas Willmott

T: Henry Hogarth

midfield

20/1

7

15th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 34y

Class 5

16:14 Market Rasen

Landacre Bridge

10st 3lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Henry Hogarth

always towards rear, mistake 1st, behind from 7th, pulled up before 9th (jockey said gelding jumped poorly and was never travelling thereafter)

9/1

6th

7

3rd Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

13:50 Market Rasen

Landacre Bridge

10st 12lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Henry Hogarth

in touch with leaders on outer, awkward jump 1st, not fluent 5th, not fluent 6th, soon in rear, ridden when behind before 2 out, made no impression (jockey said gelding was never travelling; vet reported the gelding to have bled from the nose)

6/1

33/1

Form: 3

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Three times in the frame in Irish points last winter; beaten 34l into third on 2m Fakenham hurdle debut (good) 15 days ago; in capable hands but he'll need to leave that bare form well behind to get heavily involved.

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2nd

8

17th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

12:30 Southwell

Tom Creen

11st 1lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Two wins at Sedgefield this season (on soft at 2m5f and 2m3f) and fair placed efforts on last two starts; not disgraced on his only two attempts at 3m under rules (has won a 3m point) but best form at shorter.

9/2

3rd

5

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 4

14:35 Sedgefield

Tom Creen

11st 3lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Good strike-rate over fences and matched best effort when second at Southwell last time; return to this track will suit (four wins here at up to 2m5f) and likely to be thereabouts.

6/4

2nd

7

28th Nov 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

12:40 Southwell

Tom Creen

11st 2lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Progressive 8yo who returned from a break with two wins (2m5f/2m3f) this autumn and is now 4-8 for Sam England, with all of those four wins registered at Sedgefield on soft ground; has been raised another 5lb and this isn't Sedgefield but he has to be taken seriously.

2/1

100/1

Form: 6

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

1-16 on the Flat for David Barron; 100-1, beaten 26l when sixth of eight on Carlisle hurdle debut four weeks; up against it again.

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10

1st Jun 2022

Good

2m 1f 46y

Class 5

14:10 Cartmel

Sorbonne

10st 6lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Barry Murtagh

towards rear, headway 2 out (usual 3 out), weakened from last (usual 2 out)

40/1

14th

5

(13)

13th May 2022

Soft

1m 0f 68y

Class 6

18:45 Hamilton

Sorbonne

9st 7lb

J: Connor Murtagh

T: Barry Murtagh

9

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

13:26 Wetherby

Sorbonne

10st 4lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Barry Murtagh

7f Flat winner; little impact over hurdles, including on handicap debut last time; best watched.

Form: 73

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Won Irish maiden point in February 2019, but pulled up in another point that December and no promise in two hurdles for this yard (33l last of three at Ludlow latterly); plenty of improvement required.

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9

26th Jan 2022

Good

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

15:40 Catterick

Serious Mood

10st 0lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: L J Morgan

Won Irish maiden point in February 2019; beat just one rival in total in three novice hurdles in 2021; difficult to recommend but it's possible fences will be the making of him and he's not discounted on today's handicap debut.

12/1

11th

10

11th Nov 2021

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

12:37 Sedgefield

Serious Mood

10st 12lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: L J Morgan

Won Irish maiden point in February 2019, but pulled up in another point that December and no promise in two hurdles for this yard (33l last of three at Ludlow latterly); plenty of improvement required.

40/1

Form: 2-9

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Second in a 2m2f Wexford bumper (good) on debut last March; failed to reproduce that when only ninth in a Carlisle bumper for his new yard four weeks ago but the stable has been going well in general and he retains potential now hurdling.

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6th

5

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 14y

Class 4

14:45 Kelso

Limerick Leader

10st 11lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Yet to score over fences but he got back on track in a change of headgear (visor replaced cheekpieces) when second of nine in 2m4f handicap chase at Musselburgh three weeks ago; he needs to back it up with visor again sported.

2/1

2nd

1

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

16:20 Musselburgh

Limerick Leader

12st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Now 8lb lower than when going close at Newcastle (2m4f, good) last May and he's also effective on soft ground; however, his subsequent form hasn't come up to scratch and a revival is needed in a chance of headgear.

16/1

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Exacta £90.00
Straight Forecast £79.20
Trifecta £648.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

A Different Kind

RP Ratings:

Kendancer

Telegraph:

A Different Kind

The Guardian:

A Different Kind

Daily Mail:

A Different Kind

Daily Express:

A Different Kind

Daily Mirror:

A Different Kind

The Star:

A Different Kind

TOPSPEED:

Kendancer

POSTDATA:

Kendancer

The Times:

Kendancer

The Sun:

Kendancer

Daily Record:

Kendancer