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15:00 Hexham

Good To Soft

Follow @hexhamraces On Twitter Handicap Hurdle (Go North Cab On Target Series Qualifier) (Div I)

  • Prize money: £2723
  • 2m 4f 28y
  • Class 5
  • 8 runners
  • Win time: 5m 20s
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Follow @hexhamraces On Twitter Handicap Hurdle (Go North Cab On Target Series Qualifier) (Div I)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.50
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 0/4452

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Stayed on for second in 2m1f maiden hurdle at Market Rasen last month, running well on the figures; bred to be suited by this new trip on handicap debut; open to further progress and enters calculations.

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

8th

3

30th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

17:25 Carlisle

Foillan

11st 10lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Patrick Neville

Three wins over hurdles, over 2m4f on good to soft and twice over 3m on heavy; hasn't been at his best since returning from a year out and, having travelled well, his finishing effort in this new headgear combination last time was disappointing.

12/1

4th

3

27th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

16:50 Catterick

Foillan

11st 12lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Patrick Neville

3m winner on heavy ground and has become very well handicapped; has been contesting stronger races than this and didn't run at all badly at Haydock last time in a race he won two years earlier; that was after wind surgery and in new headgear; visor replaces cheekpieces this time.

11/2

20/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 634-70

Last run: 183 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Good second in C&D handicap last autumn; has not repeated that form since and remains a maiden; not solid on return from layoff.

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13

17th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

16:25 Hexham

African Glory

10st 0lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Martin Todhunter

15-race hurdles maiden, who has admittedly reserved her better efforts for Hexham (twice runner-up here); difficult to fancy on chasing debut from 5lb out of the weights.

50/1

8th

15

16th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 3f 154y

Class 5

15:50 Wetherby

African Glory

10st 0lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Martin Todhunter

0-14 and latest run at Bangor was poor; has worn a tongue-strap in the past and a visor goes on now.

14/1

18

1st Feb 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

Class 5

12:55 Newcastle

African Glory

10st 0lb

J: Thomas Willmott

T: Martin Todhunter

Has shown promise in 2m4f handicaps on occasions but has had plenty of chances in them and was pulled up at Bangor recently after finishing fifth behind Goodtimes Badtimes at Ayr last month.

33/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 6673-4

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

12-race maiden who has dropped a long way in the weights; ran an encouraging race over 2m here on seasonal debut; possibilities if he proves suited by this return to 2m4f.

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No / Draw
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12

23rd May 2023

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

20:50 Hexham

Click And Collect

10st 2lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

11yo who remains a maiden after 19 starts; did run well for a long way at Leicester (2m4f, soft) two runs back but then pulled up and now goes in blinkers.

25/1

9

29th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

16:45 Newcastle

Click And Collect

10st 3lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

12

22nd Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

16:10 Doncaster

Click And Collect

10st 4lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

prominent, mistake 2nd, pecked on landing 5th, mistake and lost ground 3 out (usual 4 out)

20/1

Form: /809-1 CD

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Well suited by the return to this course (2m, good to soft) on reappearance, taking hurdles record here to 3-3; still looks well treated back up 4lb; commands respect with return to 2m4f no problem.

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Verdict Starting price

4th

2

17th Nov 2021

Good To Soft

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

15:00 Hexham

Heart Of Kernow

11st 10lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

Well suited by the return to this course (2m, good to soft) on reappearance, taking hurdles record here to 3-3; still looks well treated back up 4lb; commands respect with return to 2m4f no problem.

9/2

1st

5

5th Nov 2021

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

13:00 Hexham

Heart Of Kernow

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

Dual hurdle winner in the mud here (2m4f/2m7f) in 2017 but lightly raced and generally very disappointing since; on much-reduced mark but she struggled in both hurdle runs (2m) last season has a lot to prove back from 242 days off.

25/1

Form: 809-23

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Improved form (close second then creditable third) in 2m handicaps at Uttoxeter this season; latest effort suggested this new trip will suit; appears to have a race of this nature in him.

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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

Form: 4UP791 D

Last run: 45 days

W: 10st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Recorded a 7l success in second-time visor at Kelso (2m5f, good) last month, finally opening his account; still looks favourably weighted back up 7lb; shortlisted.

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10th

12

29th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 31y

Class 5

17:45 Cartmel

Red Ochre

10st 3lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Chris Grant

Three fair efforts earlier this year but pulled up latest and career record is 1-39; pulled up only previous start here.

14/1

10

15th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

16:40 Newcastle

Red Ochre

10st 5lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Chris Grant

towards rear

12/1

3rd

9

14th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 5

15:10 Sedgefield

Red Ochre

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Chris Grant

Has returned from a break in decent form, placed twice over 2m3f at Wetherby (soft/good); every chance he will be thereabouts again but one or two others make more appeal for the win.

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 4/44-9

Last run: 189 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Has shown no progress in handicaps and was beaten long way at Perth (3m) when last seen; still a maiden and others are preferred.

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11th

10

21st Nov 2022

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 5

15:35 Musselburgh

Bonny Houxty

10st 5lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Donald Whillans

0-12 over hurdles and 0-17 overall; signed off with two very respectable efforts in the spring (2m7f/3m2f) and is versatile regarding ground but needs to find something extra to get a win on the board.

12/1

4th

8

29th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 170y

Class 4

15:57 Kelso

Bonny Houxty

10st 6lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald Whillans

9/1

5th

11

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:15 Hexham

Bonny Houxty

10st 8lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald Whillans

Posted two very respectable efforts in February (2m6f, good/2m4f, heavy) but dropped out rather tamely at Sedgefield (3m3f, good to soft) three weeks ago and is now 0-10 over hurdles; others have more pressing claims.

16/1

Form: 4-1693 C

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Opened his account in 2m handicap here in May; no further improvement in three subsequent starts, well-held third at Ayr (2m3f) latest; needs to raise his game.

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Verdict Starting price

10th

7

18th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 7f 138y

Class 5

14:55 Musselburgh

Sputnik

11st 4lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Jackie Stephen

Dual chase winner who has been placed in four of his last five starts including a creditable third over 2m4f at Ayr (Not The Chablis sixth) last month; this step back up in trip is no problem and he should go well again.

5/1

Form: -40575

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

2m hurdle winner in Ireland in 2019; has lacked consistency (over 2m-3m) for current stable but, having dropped a long way in the weights, could go well off current mark.

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0

8

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Coral Blue

10st 12lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Daragh Bourke

Won three times last season (2m4f/2m5f, soft-good) and he's also scored over C&D; however, his campaign concluded with a below-par run at Kelso and he's been well beaten on both starts this term; needs to bounce back.

20/1

5th

3

20th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 5f 91y

Class 4

14:10 Ayr

Coral Blue

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Daragh Bourke

Last season ended with a below-par run at Kelso in March and there was no return to form on last month's reappearance at Newcastle; however, he may have needed that latest outing and won three times last season; no surprise if he gets back on track with Brian Hughes back on board (1-1 record).

8/1

9th

4

23rd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

14:25 Newcastle

Coral Blue

11st 11lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Daragh Bourke

Three-time winner last season (2m4f-2m5f, good-soft) but not seen since a below-par run in March and not sure to be suited by today's trip-and-ground combination.

9/1

Form: -46537 CD

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 0lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

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7th

10

25th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

13:45 Hexham

Kilcaragh Boy

10st 6lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Richard Armson

held up in rear

16/1

3rd

10

28th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

15:45 Hexham

Kilcaragh Boy

10st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Richard Armson

took keen hold, midfield, headway 3 out, pushed along after 2 out, outpaced home turn, well held approaching last

50/1

13

22nd Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

16:10 Doncaster

Kilcaragh Boy

10st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Richard Armson

in touch with leaders

50/1

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Payout
Exacta £592.00
Straight Forecast £764.50
Tricast £4220.30
Trifecta £4195.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Heart Of Kernow

Daily Mail:

Foillan

TOPSPEED:

Click And Collect

SPOTLIGHT:

Early Morning Dew

Daily Mirror:

Red Ochre

Daily Express:

Foillan

The Sun:

Foillan

The Star:

Click And Collect

POSTDATA:

Heart Of Kernow

The Times:

Heart Of Kernow

Telegraph:

Heart Of Kernow

The Guardian:

Heart Of Kernow

Daily Record:

Heart Of Kernow