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12:05 Doncaster

Good To Soft

Virgin Bet Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £2505.16
  • 3m 2f 1y
  • Class 5
  • 9 runners
  • Win time: 6m 59s
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Virgin Bet Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Chase

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.50
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 54-P37 C

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Ran better than eventual 38l defeat suggests when third at Uttoxeter (2m6f, good) last month and is on a good mark now but has become very inconsistent, and ought to have coped with the soft ground when well beaten last time.

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6th

1

16th Apr 2022

Good

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:24 Newton Abbot

Summit Like Herbie

12st 7lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Won off 4lb lower at Doncaster (3m2f, good to soft) in November before a creditable second at Fakenham (3m5f, soft) in January but he's failed to complete (pulled up/unseated) in last two starts; bit to prove again and others are preferred.

12/1

1

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:05 Chepstow

Summit Like Herbie

12st 2lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Best form this season has come in Class 5 company, including win at Doncaster (3m2f) and respectable second at Fakenham (3m5f); could go well returned to this grade.

8/1

10

10th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 4

15:37 Ffos Las

Summit Like Herbie

11st 5lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Cashed in on his career-low mark with a 4l success at Doncaster (3m2f, good to soft) and didn't appear to see out the 3m5f at Fakenham (soft), though again he ran well; should be in the mix.

6/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 3/34-2

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

A maiden after eight starts but made the frame in all four chases, most recently when second (albeit well held) to well-handicapped subsequent winner at Lingfield (2m7f, soft) last month; probably won't be far away.

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8

19th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

14:05 Chepstow

Bobmahley

11st 6lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Tim Vaughan

Both wins in Class 5, including an easy success at Ffos Las (3m, soft) in January; looks potentially better than that grade but was only fourth (below par) when favourite for a Class 4 there last month.

7/1

4th

2

9th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 4

15:08 Ffos Las

Bobmahley

11st 12lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Opened account on seasonal debut at Fakenham (3m, good) in October and took form to new level when winning pretty comfortably over C&D (soft) last month; commands respect.

11/4

1st

4

23rd Jan 2023

Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

16:00 Ffos Las

Bobmahley

11st 11lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Only a modest fourth on heavy ground at Uttoxeter last time but otherwise in great form this term, opening his account at Fakenham (3m, good) then solid second at Lingfield (2m7f, soft); could well bounce back.

5/1

11/4

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 4642-2

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

0-13 overall but made pleasing seasonal debut when clear second to a progressive subsequent winner at Kelso (2m7f, good) last month; has to take a 2lb nudge up the weights on the chin but still commands respect.

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3rd

10

26th Dec 2021

Soft

3m 0f 45y

Class 5

11:52 Wetherby

Vintage Glen

10st 2lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

Solid seasonal debut behind a progressive subsequent winner at Kelso (2m7f, good) and again ran well over 3m2f at Doncaster (under Dylan Johnston); still a maiden but thereabouts in his current form.

8/1

3rd

5

27th Nov 2021

Good To Soft

3m 2f 1y

Class 5

12:05 Doncaster

Vintage Glen

10st 9lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

0-13 overall but made pleasing seasonal debut when clear second to a progressive subsequent winner at Kelso (2m7f, good) last month; has to take a 2lb nudge up the weights on the chin but still commands respect.

11/4

2nd

8

23rd Oct 2021

Good

2m 7f 96y

Class 5

13:44 Kelso

Vintage Glen

10st 1lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

12-race maiden but he has offered a bit of encouragement since chasing, finishing second at Wetherby (3m, soft) on Boixing Day; absence since a bit of a worry but the stable has been among the winners this month and he's very much a contender if ready to role.

11/2

Form: P-075P

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 9lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Very well handicapped on form as recent as last autumn but has modest strike-rate (2-45; latter win gained in 2017) and ran poorly last month after a break; others have much more appealing profiles.

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4th

6

7th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

17:12 Southwell

Lough Salt

10st 2lb

J: John Kington

T: Peter Winks

Veteran who went close at Sedgefield in October (3m3f, good) but he'll do well to get competitive here from well out of the weights.

33/1

Form: 5U4-4P

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Kept on for respectable fourth at Market Rasen (2m7f, good) on seasonal debut in September but his latest run was lacklustre and his strike-rate now stands at 0-19; 5lb out of the weights; difficult to enthuse over.

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6th

6

17th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Dorado Dollar

10st 7lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Running well and was out of the weights when beaten under 5l at Warwick (3m1f, good) most recently; 3lb lower this time and can have a say.

7/1

4th

7

24th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 100y

Class 5

15:20 Warwick

Dorado Dollar

10st 2lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Lost out only by a neck in 15-runner handicap chase here (3m, good) last month and was clear second to progressive rival at Huntingdon (2m7f, good) a fortnight ago; evidently in good heart but competes from 5lb out of the weights today and his career strike-rate now stands at 0-31.

5/1

2nd

9

11th May 2023

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Dorado Dollar

10st 3lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Chance wasn't obviously nearing before almost making it 30th time lucky at Warwick a fortnight ago (3m, good) from 5lb out of the weights; no good thing to back that up, but does run off his true mark this time.

6/1

OUR TIP

Form: 8-136P BF

Last run: 82 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Beat 14 rivals to open chasing account for Oliver Greenall at Worcester (2m7f, good) in June; pulled up on latest outing in September but had a wind op soon afterwards; tongue-tie refitted for today's stable debut; market support will make him of significant interest.

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13

3rd Feb 2024

Good To Soft

3m 7f 76y

Class 2

14:15 Musselburgh

No Cruise Yet

10st 4lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

took keen hold, in touch with leaders on inner

16/1

4th

2

11th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 5f 214y

Class 3

14:30 Catterick

No Cruise Yet

11st 6lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Prominent-racer who went very close in the Durham National at Sedgefield (3m5f, soft) on reappearance and again ran well when third at Newcastle (2m7f, heavy) last month; stamina is a strong suit and he's respected.

4/1

3rd

2

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 91y

Class 4

12:30 Newcastle

No Cruise Yet

11st 13lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Stays further but that may be no bad thing in the conditions and he reappeared with a near-miss in the Durham National (3m5f, soft) in October; ran well in the Eider here in February and he's firmly in calculations.

2/1

Form: /34P-U BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

0-8 over hurdles when trained by Henry Daly but was in contention for a place at least before penultimate-fence unseat on stable/chase debut at Hexham (3m, good to soft) three weeks ago and remains unexposed over 3m+.

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8

5th Apr 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

16:00 Southwell

Banana Joe

10st 0lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Mel Rowley

5th

6

24th Feb 2022

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:05 Sedgefield

Banana Joe

10st 11lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Mel Rowley

Back to hurdling on last two starts after unsuccessful efforts over fences and has run creditably to be third off this mark on both occasions; ought to stay this longer trip and has each-way claims.

11/2

3rd

18

1st Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

13:50 Ffos Las

Banana Joe

10st 1lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Mel Rowley

Maiden who wasn't disgraced on the return to hurdling at Doncaster (3m, good to soft) three weeks ago, bouncing back from a couple of non-completions over fences; has place hopes.

12/1

Form: 4-4363

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Didn't jump well when safely held on last month's seasonal debut (first-time cheekpieces) but gave good account when third at Hexham (3m, good to soft) three weeks ago, for all that he was tired in the closing stages; still quite lightly raced; could have a say.

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12

24th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 41y

Class 5

15:25 Hexham

To The Limit

10st 7lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Stuart Coltherd

Both his wins have come in 2m7f chase handicaps at Kelso (good to soft/heavy); his latest success was a brave win in January but that was in a small field and he's been well held in his three completed starts since; down the list.

20/1

11th

13

17th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 5

14:45 Kelso

To The Limit

10st 2lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Stuart Coltherd

led, headed but prominent after 1st

16/1

6

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 91y

Class 5

16:00 Newcastle

To The Limit

10st 8lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

in touch with leaders on inner, not fluent and lost position 8th, soon recovered

5/1

Form: -P2P0U

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Proved some ability remains when 33-1 second at Uttoxeter (3m, good; led) in June but has generally performed poorly on the Flat, over hurdles and in chases in recent years; too risky.

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0

11

17th Nov 2023

Good

2m 0f 78y

Class 5

13:00 Doncaster

Scottsdale

10st 2lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Peter Winks

Won over hurdles in 2019 but it's a long time since he showed any worthwhile form under any code; 3lb wrong here; difficult to enthuse over.

33/1

Form: 77P477

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Caused 80-1 surprise at Market Rasen in 2018 but that remains his only win after 83 runs; tailed off at Market Rasen this month and 6lb out of the handicap here; look elsewhere.

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11th

13

(3)

1st Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

14:00 Beverley

LEs Fremantle

9st 11lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Michael Chapman

Sole success in 103 starts came over fences in 2018; no apeal.

100/1

10th

13

(7)

19th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 6

14:52 Catterick

LEs Fremantle

10st 7lb

J: Miss Aaliyah Bowers-Carter

T: Michael Chapman

Sole success came over fences in 2018; holds dismal claims on 2023 Flat/jumps form.

66/1

8th

11

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

14:20 Market Rasen

LEs Fremantle

10st 2lb

J: Alison Clarke

T: Michael Chapman

Yet to add to his shock win over fences here in 2018 and has struggled to get competitive this year.

100/1

Form: P8P36P

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Placed for first time over fences when staying on for modest third at Sedgefield (3m3f, good to soft) last month but effectively 5lb higher from out of the handicap here and well beaten twice since.

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8

22nd May 2022

Good

2m 7f 95y

Class 5

15:52 Fakenham

Strategic

10st 2lb

J: Danny Burton

T: Mike Sowersby

Has very modest 1-42 strike-rate, the win gained on the Flat in 2019; well beaten in a chase this month, after a break, and makes very limited appeal on this return to hurdling; 2lb out of the weights.

33/1

6th

9

3rd May 2022

Good

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

19:50 Sedgefield

Strategic

10st 2lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Mike Sowersby

Creditable third over C&D in October but stiff task from 9lb out of the handicap.

20/1

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Selections

RP Ratings:

Bobmahley

SPOTLIGHT:

Vintage Glen

Daily Express:

Banana Joe

POSTDATA:

Summit Like Herbie

TOPSPEED:

Lough Salt

The Star:

To The Limit

The Times:

Bobmahley

The Guardian:

Bobmahley

Daily Mail:

Bobmahley

Daily Mirror:

Banana Joe

Telegraph:

Vintage Glen

The Sun:

Vintage Glen

Daily Record:

Vintage Glen