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14:30 Uttoxeter

Soft

Cazoo Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £3594.36
  • 2m 6f 108y
  • Class 4
  • 12 runners
  • Win time: 6m 2s
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Cazoo Handicap Chase

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 2-3621

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

0-8 over hurdles but he's already better over fences; shaped well over 3m here on reappearance and took the drop in distance in his stride when winning readily at Lingfield (2m4f, good to soft) last month; this intermediate trip should be ideal and he's open to further progress; big shout.

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5

15th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 110y

Class 3

15:20 Lingfield

Clondaw Promise

11st 0lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Ended last year with two chasing wins (2m4f/2m6f) and held narrow advantage before last-fence fall at Bangor (3m, heavy) last month; has to take latest 5lb rise on the chin but is still a likely contender.

11/2

3

13th Jan 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 5y

Class 4

14:00 Bangor-on-Dee

Clondaw Promise

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Jonjo O’Neill

In-form 8yo who is 2-3 over fences, the wins gained at Lingfield (2m4f, good to soft) and Uttoxeter (2m6f, soft) towards end of last year; should be fine back at 3m and could easily have more to offer; respected.

9/4

1st

4

7th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 6f 108y

Class 4

14:30 Uttoxeter

Clondaw Promise

11st 12lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

0-8 over hurdles but he's already better over fences; shaped well over 3m here on reappearance and took the drop in distance in his stride when winning readily at Lingfield (2m4f, good to soft) last month; this intermediate trip should be ideal and he's open to further progress; big shout.

7/2

9/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 142P-2 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Just 1-9 under rules but he made a pleasing chasing debut when 9l second of five to a progressive type (winner since) at Hereford (2m5f, good; jumped well) five weeks ago; open to improvement and won't be inconvenienced by any softening of the ground; big player for in-form yard.

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1st

4

19th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

16:45 Uttoxeter

Mille Sussurri

11st 12lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Harry Fry

Second to a progressive horse on his chase debut and he was then only beaten a length here (2m6f, soft); made a bad mistake at just the wrong time at Taunton (2m7f) and also returned with a wounded leg; can be forgiven that; good claims.

4/1

8th

5

30th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

2m 7f 3y

Class 4

13:50 Taunton

Mille Sussurri

11st 6lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Harry Fry

Second to a dual subsequent winner on chasing debut at Hereford (2m5f, good) in November and ran another big race in defeat at Uttoxeter (2m6f, soft) this month; leading contender.

9/4

2nd

8

7th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 6f 108y

Class 4

14:30 Uttoxeter

Mille Sussurri

11st 9lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Harry Fry

Just 1-9 under rules but he made a pleasing chasing debut when 9l second of five to a progressive type (winner since) at Hereford (2m5f, good; jumped well) five weeks ago; open to improvement and won't be inconvenienced by any softening of the ground; big player for in-form yard.

9/2

15/2

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 7/24P-

Last run: 293 days

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Very lightly raced 7yo; best effort when 17l second of 12 in novice hurdle at Hereford (2m4f, heavy) on reappearance last season; underwhelming in two subsequent starts but now makes chasing debut off bottom weight with his stable among the winners; interesting contender.

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6th

8

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

3m 1f 60y

Class 3

15:42 Ffos Las

Supervisor

11st 7lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Lightly raced 10yo who has been progressive over fences and he made it two wins from his last four starts when making all at Wincanton (3m1f, soft) two weeks ago; up 7lb but he had plenty in hand last time and another bold bid should be on the cards.

5/1

1st

5

8th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 30y

Class 4

17:08 Wincanton

Supervisor

11st 2lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Returned from a break to win comfortably at Ludlow (3m, soft) and very nearly defied a penalty in another Class 5 at Exeter; however, he was found out by the rise in class (and a 6lb higher mark) when behind First Lord De Cuet at Newbury; had no obvious excuses that day other than some fences were omitted.

11/4

4th

11

23rd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 86y

Class 3

17:00 Newbury

Supervisor

10st 2lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Venetia Williams

Lightly raced 10yo; bolted up after a break at Ludlow (3m, soft) and only narrowly failed to defy a penalty under the same conditions at Exeter (headed on the line); a further 6lb higher today and this is his third run in fairly quick succession, but needs respecting nonetheless.

6/1

Form: 13P3-2 BF

Last run: 206 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Steadily progressive over hurdles, best effort when third in a big field at Warwick (2m5f, soft) in March; beaten 20l when favourite on chasing debut at Bangor in May and now returns from seven months off; should do better over fences in due course.

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4

28th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

3m 1f 54y

Class 4

14:30 Catterick

Miss Jeanne Moon

11st 1lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Neil Mulholland

Hurdle winner who made it ninth-time lucky over fences when scoring at Worcester (2m7f, soft) last month but she failed to back that up when favourite at Hereford last time; still looks feasibly treated on her penultimate form but she's not easy to predict and needs to bounce back again.

11/4

4th

2

8th Nov 2022

Good

3m 1f 44y

Class 4

15:45 Hereford

Miss Jeanne Moon

11st 13lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Neil Mulholland

1-7 over hurdles and she took a while to get off the mark over fences but this 8yo came good in this sphere when scoring under prominent ride at Worcester (2m7f, soft) last month; that was a narrow success but she showed determination and should make another bold bid off only 3lb higher here.

15/8

1st

2

27th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

13:20 Worcester

Miss Jeanne Moon

11st 10lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: Neil Mulholland

led, headed but prominent 11th, good jump and led again 3 out, ridden after 2 out, faced strong challenge but kept on well run-in, always doing enough

8/1

Form: 34P6-P

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Front-runner, well handicapped on the pick of his form; looked of interest after wind surgery at Lingfield on reappearance but folded tamely and was pulled up; something to prove now with tongue-strap added.

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3rd

5

8th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

14:10 Fontwell

Enrichissant

11st 1lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: David Bridgwater

prominent in chasing group, headway 4 out, led before 3 out, kept on strongly and went clear run-in, ridden out

5/1

6

17th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 189y

Class 5

19:17 Huntingdon

Enrichissant

11st 1lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: David Bridgwater

4th

6

5th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 110y

Class 5

13:15 Worcester

Enrichissant

11st 5lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: David Bridgwater

OUR TIP

Form: 363-

Last run: 285 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Irish point winner with stacks of potential; shaped well when third in two novice hurdles last season, staying on again over 2m3f at Chepstow (soft) on second occasion; now makes handicap/chase debut after wind surgery (wears tongue-strap); completely unexposed and needs considering seriously.

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6

21st Dec 2022

Soft

2m 6f 10y

Class 5

15:30 Lingfield

Red Lion Lad

11st 9lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: David Pipe

Winning pointer but 0-8 under rules and not his first disappointing run over fences when returned to this discipline over 2m7f here a month ago; although the handicapper is giving him a chance, there are reservations currently.

12/1

6th

4

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

12:55 Lingfield

Red Lion Lad

11st 13lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: David Pipe

Made shaky start to chasing career last winter (two attempts); reverted to hurdling with staying-on third at Chepstow (2m7f, soft) in January (wore cheekpieces) but absent since heavy defeat in first-time blinkers (retained) the following month; had wind op during the summer and now begins second spell over fences; not an easy one to weigh up.

10/1

Form: 51211P C

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Five wins already this season, the latest at Hexham (3m, soft; came from well back) in October, but he was well beaten off a career-high mark there last time and now needs to bounce back in a warm race of its type.

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3

6th Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:14 Hexham

For Jim

11st 10lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

Pulled up in two of three starts this year but showed that some ability remains when third at Uttoxeter in June; risky but nothing wrong with this mark (won off 10lb higher 14 months ago); can race prominently.

12/1

0

1

2nd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

14:45 Perth

For Jim

12st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

didn't always jump with fluency, towards rear, mistake and reminder 7th, struggling from 4 out

7/2

3rd

3

8th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

16:55 Uttoxeter

For Jim

11st 12lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

led, joined after 2nd, led narrowly 5th, pushed along 3 out, ridden and headed before 2 out, kept on run-in

11/2

Form: 63U-30 D

Last run: 185 days

W: 12st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Very well treated on his best form for Philip Hobbs but mostly disappointing in eight runs for current yard; reverts to chasing after finishing well held twice over hurdles in May/June; others more persuasive.

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4th

5

7th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 5f 75y

Class 4

14:00 Wetherby

Kayf Adventure

11st 2lb

Showed as recently as last March that he retains some spark, and he's continued to drop down the weights, but this 11yo has struggled to get competitive since and others are preferred.

33/1

8th

1

7th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 6f 108y

Class 4

14:30 Uttoxeter

Kayf Adventure

12st 0lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Micky Hammond

Very well treated on his best form for Philip Hobbs but mostly disappointing in eight runs for current yard; reverts to chasing after finishing well held twice over hurdles in May/June; others more persuasive.

20/1

Form: 231-65

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Favourite when winning at Stratford (2m3f, good) in April but he's been beaten at least 30l on both his outings this season; now up in trip in first-time headgear.

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5

5th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:50 Worcester

Rob The Getaway

11st 11lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Sam Allwood

5

31st Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:40 Warwick

Rob The Getaway

11st 8lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Sam Allwood

Now just 1lb higher than when winning at Stratford (2m3f, good) in April and he's effective on soft ground; however, he's been well below par on both runs this term and the first-time cheekpieces need to do the trick.

12/1

5

7th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 6f 108y

Class 4

14:30 Uttoxeter

Rob The Getaway

11st 10lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Sam Allwood

Favourite when winning at Stratford (2m3f, good) in April but he's been beaten at least 30l on both his outings this season; now up in trip in first-time headgear.

16/1

Form: -1PP63

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 10lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

5-31 over fences; now 4lb lower than when scoring at Market Rasen (2m5f, good to soft) in June but has suffered a significant dip in form since (tailed-off last of three on latest start); others appeal more.

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7th

1

30th Aug 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Uttoxeter

Lord Bryan

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Prolific winner but has been pulled up in six of eight starts since his latest success in June 2022; best if able to dominate but risky now.

12/1

0

1

18th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

18:05 Southwell

Lord Bryan

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

midfield

9/1

0

3

28th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:58 Worcester

Lord Bryan

11st 13lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Hat-trick last year with the final leg coming off this mark over C&D; pulled up in four of six starts since but at least managed a third at Newton Abbot latest; might yet do better, especially if able to dominate.

8/1

Form: 4P-435

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

2m3f hurdle winner in the mud for Paul Nicholls; twice made the frame over fences in the spring but he was well held on his return to action at Worcester last month; falling in the weights but needs to up his game.

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7

7th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 6f 108y

Class 4

14:30 Uttoxeter

Rocheston

11st 10lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

2m3f hurdle winner in the mud for Paul Nicholls; twice made the frame over fences in the spring but he was well held on his return to action at Worcester last month; falling in the weights but needs to up his game.

12/1

5th

3

12th Nov 2021

Good To Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:00 Worcester

Rocheston

12st 0lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Tom George

Left Paul Nicholls after disappointing handicap hurdle debut in February but made the frame in two chases for Tom George in the spring (2m3f/2m5f, good to soft); needs to find something extra to win this after a break but still has low mileage.

7/1

Form: 933-38 C

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Won twice over hurdles at around 2m4f but his two chase efforts this season have offered little in the way of encouragement; needs the first-time cheekpieces to have a transformative effect.

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5

20th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 7f 25y

Class 4

12:40 Exeter

College Oak

10st 13lb

J: Will Featherstone

T: Jamie Snowden

Won off an 11lb higher mark at Stratford in June of 2022 but very little to shout about since then and was 66-1 when tailed off here a month ago (2m2f); returning to further is no bad thing but he's lost his way.

14/1

14th

1

24th Oct 2023

Good

2m 2f 111y

Class 5

14:00 Exeter

College Oak

12st 0lb

J: Mr Johnathan Rees

T: Jamie Snowden

The blinkers worked well initially (second then first) but last year ended prematurely after two modest efforts; has been quiet since returning, in no headgear over hurdles and fences.

20/1

Form: /15F7/ CD

Last run: 685 days

W: 11st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Veteran with an impressive (7-21) record over fences; most recent win came over 3m here in May 2019; returns from nearly two years off with a 4lb lower mark but faces some unexposed rivals and probably best watched.

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3

18th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 214y

Class 5

15:20 Doncaster

Irish Octave

11st 5lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Rosemary Gasson

Seven-time chase winner, his last two wins being in 2019; lightly raced since and pulled up both starts this term having been off for 685 days; others stronger.

33/1

16

4th Feb 2022

Soft

3m 2f 54y

Class 4

15:30 Chepstow

Irish Octave

10st 2lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Rosemary Gasson

The last of his seven chase wins came in May 2019; has failed to shine in just four runs since (long absence before latest); now a 12yo and needs to prove he retains ability.

40/1

12

7th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 6f 108y

Class 4

14:30 Uttoxeter

Irish Octave

11st 0lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Rosemary Gasson

Veteran with an impressive (7-21) record over fences; most recent win came over 3m here in May 2019; returns from nearly two years off with a 4lb lower mark but faces some unexposed rivals and probably best watched.

20/1

Form: 664-55

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

1-6 in Irish points; 0-7 under rules, failing to build on chasing debut when tailed off at Lingfield last time; plenty to prove.

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4th

8

17th May 2023

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:10 Newton Abbot

Entre Deux

10st 9lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Paul Henderson

Only win came in an Irish point more than three years ago; chasing career has been mostly disappointing but much better when fourth in a bunch finish at Warwick last month; repeat of that brings him into the reckoning.

6/1

4th

10

27th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:40 Warwick

Entre Deux

10st 5lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Paul Henderson

Second of five at Fontwell (2m5f, soft) 14 months ago but has struggled on all three starts this season and is very difficult to enthuse over.

25/1

4th

4

8th Apr 2023

Heavy

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:35 Newton Abbot

Entre Deux

10st 8lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Paul Henderson

Generally poor, including pulling up in hurdle/chase this winter; plenty to prove.

20/1

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Exacta £192.00
Straight Forecast £181.60
Tricast £516.00
Trifecta £849.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Clondaw Promise

WEST COUNTRY:

Red Lion Lad

POSTDATA:

Mille Sussurri

The Star:

Miss Jeanne Moon

TOPSPEED:

Enrichissant

The Times:

Red Lion Lad

Daily Express:

Red Lion Lad

Telegraph:

Mille Sussurri

Daily Mirror:

Mille Sussurri

RP Ratings:

Clondaw Promise

The Guardian:

Clondaw Promise

Daily Mail:

Clondaw Promise

The Sun:

Clondaw Promise

Daily Record:

Clondaw Promise