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12:50 Ffos Las

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Casumo Best Odds Guaranteed Novices’ Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £2505.16
  • 2m 4f 199y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
  • Win time: 5m 33s
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Casumo Best Odds Guaranteed Novices’ Handicap Chase

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.80
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 8946-5

Last run: 45 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Point winner who was a disappointing favourite in two handicap chases in February/March (both 2m); unexposed and evidently thought capable of better, but was well held in first-time tongue-tie (retained) over hurdles at Uttoxeter (2m) last month; returns to chasing with a bit to prove.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

3

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 5f 44y

Class 5

14:30 Fakenham

Brooksway Fair

11st 10lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

4th

2

24th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 5f 28y

Class 5

15:30 Sedgefield

Brooksway Fair

11st 8lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

Narrow winner of a similar race at Ffos Las (2m5f, soft) in November; might have found 3m stretching his stamina last time and return to this sort of trip should suit; has to enter calculations.

9/2

4th

7

1st Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

15:20 Ffos Las

Brooksway Fair

11st 6lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

Point winner who opened his rules account in novice handicap chase here (2m5f, soft; won narrowly) in November; beaten favourite over hurdles last time (2m7f) but may have more to offer back in this sphere; remains of interest.

11/2

20/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 0-4188 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Responded well to first-time cheekpieces when winning mares' handicap hurdle at Worcester (2m4f, good to soft) in May but has been well beaten twice since; her two runs over fences last season resulted in heavy defeats (fell on chase debut) and she returns to chasing with plenty to prove.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

23rd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 83y

Class 5

15:05 Ffos Las

Getaway Lucy

11st 2lb

J: James Best

T: Kayley Woollacott

2m4f hurdle winner (good to soft) last May but has a very mixed record since and she's been pulled up over fences and hurdles in her last two starts; still 2lb higher than for her win and has plenty to prove in new headgear back in this sphere.

9/2

12

22nd Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

16:50 Taunton

Getaway Lucy

10st 12lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

Hurdle win at 2m4f (good to soft) last May; two modest efforts followed and although only just touched off back over fences at Ffos Las in November (2m5f, soft) she was pulled up next time; risky back hurdling.

16/1

7

12th Feb 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:43 Uttoxeter

Getaway Lucy

10st 11lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Kayley Woollacott

Won over hurdles last spring and lost out only by a short head over fences at Ffos Las (2m5f, soft; well clear of third) in November; major player if judged on that evidence but was pulled up when last seen and is not one to rely upon heavily.

7/1

9/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 173424 BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Hasn't gone on from June's chase debut win at Newton Abbot (3m2f, soft) and has been beaten over hurdles recently, including when a 23l fourth of 11 at Hereford (3m1f, good; hung left) last time from 5lb out of the handicap; needs to step up on that now back chasing over a trip short of his optimum.

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Verdict Starting price

5th

6

1st Apr 2023

Soft

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

15:27 Stratford

Kingston King

11st 4lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

led, headed but close up 4th, ridden and weakened quickly after 2 out, tailed off

50/1

5

31st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

15:45 Newcastle

Kingston King

10st 12lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

Runner-up on two of five starts for Jake Coulson, losing out only by a nose at Southwell (2m4f, good; first-time visor) in September; can probably cope with this drop back in trip but not seen since running very poorly three months ago; cheekpieces back on.

16/1

10

28th Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:30 Uttoxeter

Kingston King

10st 13lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

Runner-up in two of four outings for this yard, the latest when pipped at Southwell last month (after wind surgery, visored for first time); form might not be the strongest but it gives him claims off 2lb higher.

9/1

OUR TIP

Form: P/84-1 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a bumper on his debut in December 2018 and put a low-key hurdles career behind him when winning 11-runner handicap on chase debut at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good to soft; tongue-tied/first start after wind surgery) last month after 282 days off; up 10lb, but should have more to offer.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

5

22nd Apr 2024

Good

2m 4f 110y

Class 5

19:30 Kempton

Imperial Esprit

11st 12lb

J: Mr Daniel Kyne

T: R W Varnham

held up in rear

20/1

Form: 48470-

Last run: 248 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Beaten 19l and 40l in two handicap hurdles early in the year but had previously shown promise in novice races and could be revived by a break and switch to chasing (third in sole Irish point); bred to be better than he has shown so far and he's one of the more interesting candidates.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

2

15th Feb 2023

Good

3m 1f 44y

Class 5

14:30 Hereford

Bebraveforglory

11st 4lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

Well beaten over hurdles last month but had proved consistent in chases before that; Stratford winner in October, off just 1lb lower; ground to make up with Lightonthewing on their Exeter running six weeks ago but ought to be involved if he stays this trip.

9/2

6th

10

16th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 4

16:10 Hereford

Bebraveforglory

10st 5lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

Has shown consistent form over fences since last March, including a Stratford win (2m6f, good); scored over this C&D (good to soft) on last attempt over hurdles; now only 2lb higher; not dismissed.

5/1

4th

5

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 48y

Class 5

15:15 Exeter

Bebraveforglory

11st 3lb

J: Mr Lewis Gordon

T: Evan Williams

Came good over fences with hard-fought success on seasonal debut at Stratford (2m6f, good) in October; not quite in same form when beaten favourite at Taunton the following month but ought to cope with today's slower ground and has less to prove than some.

5/1

Form: 07P-7

Last run: 135 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Fourth in sole Irish point but well beaten at huge odds in three attempts at hurdling this year (2m3f-3m1f); hard to fancy on chase debut.

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Verdict Starting price

7

3rd Apr 2022

Good

2m 2f 208y

Class 5

15:20 Hereford

Global Frontier

10st 0lb

J: James Davies

T: Nikki Evans

Soundly beaten at 100-1 in his first two chases (2m5f/3m; cheekpieces added last time); might be seen to better effect on today's faster ground but is 4lb out of the weights and difficult to enthuse over.

66/1

10

16th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

13:20 Hereford

Global Frontier

10st 0lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Nikki Evans

Yet to be placed and no impact in two chases at the end of last year; 5lb out of the handicap.

50/1

14

17th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:35 Uttoxeter

Global Frontier

10st 0lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Nikki Evans

Beaten about 39l when 100-1 for last month's chase/handicap debut at Ffos Las (2m5f, soft) and is effectively 1lb higher from out of the weights here; needs the added cheekpieces to make a huge difference.

50/1

Form: 9P0-

Last run: 241 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Poor form in three juvenile hurdles (2m-2m3f, good to soft/soft) last season; 15lb out of the weights on chase debut and not bred for fences.

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12

24th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 44y

Class 5

14:50 Hereford

Son Of Oz

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Adrian Wintle

Out of form this season and 4lb wrong for today's stable debut but is effectively 19lb lower than when placed at Ffos Las (3m, heavy) in early 2022; swaps visor for refitted blinkers; worth a glance in the betting.

14/1

7th

14

4th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 44y

Class 5

14:00 Hereford

Son Of Oz

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Robert Stephens

Maiden; good third at Ffos Las a year ago but has been pulled up in all four starts since; 5lb out of the handicap.

40/1

6

2nd Dec 2022

Good To Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

13:35 Sedgefield

Son Of Oz

10st 5lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Robert Stephens

Has been pulled up on his last three outings, struggling a long way out in 3m Ffos Las handicap on his recent return; visor replaces usual blinkers now but he's still hard to warm to.

20/1

Form: 2/P8-3

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Useful on the Flat and was runner-up in two soft-ground novice hurdles towards end of 2019; returned from summer break with 13l third of ten on chase debut at Bangor (2m4f, good to soft) last month; not out of it.

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Verdict Starting price

7th

8

10th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 166y

Class 5

16:20 Wincanton

Wax And Wane

11st 5lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Thrown in now on the RPRs of up to 111 he was recording in novice hurdles in late 2019 but hasn't stood all that much racing since, and his initial promise over fences was ebbing away when last seen before Christmas; first-time visor needs to spark a revival.

25/1

8th

8

16th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 3f 48y

Class 5

14:45 Exeter

Wax And Wane

11st 4lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Tim Vaughan

Fairly encouraging third on chase debut at Bangor (2m4f, good to soft) in October; should have been fine with the soft ground at Ffos Las (2m5f) subsequently but was tailed off, and it's hard to be confident after that.

14/1

8th

1

17th Nov 2021

Soft

2m 4f 199y

Class 5

12:50 Ffos Las

Wax And Wane

11st 12lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Useful on the Flat and was runner-up in two soft-ground novice hurdles towards end of 2019; returned from summer break with 13l third of ten on chase debut at Bangor (2m4f, good to soft) last month; not out of it.

8/1

Form: 594/

Last run: 714 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Runner-up on final start in Irish points; ordinary form in three attempts over hurdles (2m-2m7f) in autumn 2019 but likely to improve over fences and trainer is 4-18 at this course in recent seasons; returns from long absence but tongue-tie fitted for chase debut and could spring a surprise.

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Verdict Starting price

11

8th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

13:50 Taunton

Clondaw Dancer

11st 1lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Jeremy Scott

Very lightly raced 8yo; plenty to prove after pulling up twice this season following two years off, but he now returns from wind surgery and Harry Skelton (2-6 for the yard) is an interesting booking; not discounted, especially if the market speaks in his favour.

11/1

1

9th Dec 2021

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

15:40 Taunton

Clondaw Dancer

11st 12lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Jeremy Scott

Pulled up on last month's chase/handicap debut and now reverts to hurdling; that was his first start for nearly two years and he remains unexposed but others have much less to prove; tongue-tie removed; blinkers added.

25/1

3

17th Nov 2021

Soft

2m 4f 199y

Class 5

12:50 Ffos Las

Clondaw Dancer

11st 11lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Jeremy Scott

Runner-up on final start in Irish points; ordinary form in three attempts over hurdles (2m-2m7f) in autumn 2019 but likely to improve over fences and trainer is 4-18 at this course in recent seasons; returns from long absence but tongue-tie fitted for chase debut and could spring a surprise.

9/1

Form: 410-24 BF

Last run: 175 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Mixed hurdling and chasing last season; wide-margin winner of 2m7f handicap hurdle at Bangor (heavy) in January; disappointing when returned to fences there next time but back to form with two solid runs over hurdles at Warwick (3m1f/3m2f) in May; probably needs to improve back chasing.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

5

2nd Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

16:02 Uttoxeter

Sartenes Son

10st 12lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Robert Bevis

prominent, pressed leader after 2nd, ridden home turn, soon lost second, weakened before 2 out, eased run-in

25/1

7th

8

14th May 2022

Good To Soft

2m 6f 108y

Class 5

17:50 Uttoxeter

Sartenes Son

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Robert Bevis

Three chasing efforts for this yard leave a lot to be desired and he was tailed off over hurdles when last seen in February; lot to prove but has dropped a long way in the handicap; tongue-strap removed.

16/1

12th

7

21st Feb 2022

Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 5

17:07 Carlisle

Sartenes Son

11st 4lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Robert Bevis

Won on heavy ground at Bangor last season (3m) but hit and miss since and others have stronger claims.

20/1

Form: /FP07-

Last run: 258 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Fell early on hurdle debut in November and has shown next to nothing at big prices since; represents top yard but chance hinges on him finding big improvement for the switch to chasing; worth market check.

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6

17th Nov 2021

Soft

2m 4f 199y

Class 5

12:50 Ffos Las

Sendhervictorias

10st 9lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Venetia Williams

Fell early on hurdle debut in November and has shown next to nothing at big prices since; represents top yard but chance hinges on him finding big improvement for the switch to chasing; worth market check.

11/1

Form: P44-4P

Last run: 162 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Placed in one of five Irish points and showed promise over hurdles last season, with her best effort coming when fourth of nine at Bangor (2m3f, soft) in May despite her jockey riding without irons for much of the contest; pulled up when last seen over hurdles at Southwell in June, but no forlorn hope on chasing debut despite being 2lb out of the weights.

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5th

4

4th Feb 2022

Good

1m 7f 145y

Class 5

13:30 Catterick

Altumanina

10st 0lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Sam Allwood

Runner-up at Bangor (2m1f, soft) in December on her second chase start and she's therefore worth a second look today, even from 4lb out of the handicap; however, a lesser run followed there (2m, heavy) to take her rules record to 0-14, and a couple of the others make greater appeal.

8/1

4th

5

13th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 1f 77y

Class 5

13:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Altumanina

10st 0lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Sam Allwood

0-18 under all codes but took big step forward from inauspicious chasing debut when second of 11 behind Kingston King over C&D eight days ago; effectively 3lb higher from out of the weights today but could still have potential over fences.

3/1

2nd

11

10th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 1f 77y

Class 5

12:20 Bangor-on-Dee

Altumanina

10st 0lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Sam Allwood

Modest maiden; ran respectably over hurdles here (2m3f) in May but failed to transfer that form to fences at Ffos Las (2m5f) last month; something to prove.

40/1

Form: /F38/6

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Maiden in points and over fences; well held over hurdles after mammoth absence at Stratford last month (hung sharply left and collided with a doll) and probably best watched from 8lb out of the weights back over fences.

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9th

11

24th Nov 2021

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

13:00 Hereford

Valshan Time

10st 0lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Laura Young

Placed over fences in 2018 and, following a mammoth absence, was running quite well before colliding with rail and losing place after penultimate flight on last month's hurdle debut; pulled up in a soft-ground chase since and 6lb out of the weights here but still worth a glance in the betting.

25/1

12

17th Nov 2021

Soft

2m 4f 199y

Class 5

12:50 Ffos Las

Valshan Time

10st 0lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Laura Young

Maiden in points and over fences; well held over hurdles after mammoth absence at Stratford last month (hung sharply left and collided with a doll) and probably best watched from 8lb out of the weights back over fences.

50/1

6th

11

28th Oct 2021

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

14:50 Stratford

Valshan Time

10st 0lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Laura Young

Maiden in points and over fences; hard to fancy after mammoth absence on hurdling debut unless the market speaks in his favour.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta £398.00
Straight Forecast £345.40
Tricast £2198.90
Trifecta £2109.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Imperial Esprit

POSTDATA:

Brooksway Fair

TOPSPEED:

Kingston King

SPOTLIGHT:

Clondaw Dancer

The Sun:

Wax And Wane

WEST COUNTRY:

Imperial Esprit

Telegraph:

Imperial Esprit

The Guardian:

Imperial Esprit

Daily Express:

Imperial Esprit

Daily Mirror:

Imperial Esprit

The Star:

Imperial Esprit

Daily Record:

Imperial Esprit