December 12 / 15.10 Carlisle

15.10 Carlisle

Soft

Blackwell Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £2450.7
  • 2m 1f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
  • Win time: 4m 7s
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Blackwell Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.10
  • Place: £2.50

Form: 4-

Last run: 326 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Closely related to connections' bumper/hurdle winner Fin And Game; absent since showing promise at Newcastle (2m, AW; finished fourth) in January; judged on breeding, she looks likely to improve.
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12th

14

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Nell’s Bells

11st 0lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

From the family of her stable's high-class Peddlers Cross; turned a few heads when winning by 17l at Carlisle (soft) but Cheltenham in January was disappointing, even allowing for some late interference; needs to prove that form all wrong if she's to be in the mix here.

22/1

8th

7

29th Jan 2022

Good

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

16:15 Cheltenham

Nell’s Bells

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

From the family of her stable's high-class performer Peddlers Cross, and she looked well above average herself when winning 12-runner race at Carlisle (soft; 9-1) in December by 17l; that's about the best form on offer here and she commands major respect.

9/2

1st

9

12th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Carlisle

Nell’s Bells

11st 0lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

Closely related to connections' bumper/hurdle winner Fin And Game; absent since showing promise at Newcastle (2m, AW; finished fourth) in January; judged on breeding, she looks likely to improve.

5/1

OUR TIP

7/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 33

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Finished third in 2m contests at Ludlow (good to soft) in May and Warwick (good) last month; the form has substance and she's bred to be suited by this stiffer test; solid chance.
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6th

1

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

All The Glory

11st 0lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Four defeats include a hammering by Nell's Bells at Carlisle in December; probably improved a bit when positively ridden at Newbury (soft) the last time but again she was found wanting when it mattered; this is harder again.

25/1

4th

1

4th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 5

17:05 Newbury

All The Glory

10st 12lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Beaten between 6l and 17l in her top-three finishes at Ludlow, Warwick and Carlisle (soft latterly); this is probably no easier but there are races in her and she brings each-way potential once more.

9/1

2nd

1

12th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Carlisle

All The Glory

11st 0lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Finished third in 2m contests at Ludlow (good to soft) in May and Warwick (good) last month; the form has substance and she's bred to be suited by this stiffer test; solid chance.

7/2

40/1

  • Place: £5.20

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
2,500euros yearling; first foal of an unraced sister to bumper/2m hurdle winner Gunnery Sergeant; yard is 0-22 in bumpers.
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5th

5

25th Mar 2022

Good

1m 7f 124y

Class 4

16:40 Musselburgh

She’s A Steal

11st 0lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Tim Reed

Disappointing when well beaten at Ayr last month but perhaps the heavy ground was too much; prior to that she was a promising third on debut at Carlisle (2m1f, soft) and that form gives her stand-out claims today.

7/2

10th

8

15th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:50 Ayr

She’s A Steal

11st 0lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Tim Reed

2,500euros yearling; first foal from an unraced sister to the bumper/2m hurdle winner Gunnery Sergeant; finished two places (and a couple of lengths) in front of Its A Midnight when a distant third on Carlisle debut (2m1f, soft; 22-1) in December.

10/1

3rd

11

12th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Carlisle

She’s A Steal

11st 0lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Tim Reed

2,500euros yearling; first foal of an unraced sister to bumper/2m hurdle winner Gunnery Sergeant; yard is 0-22 in bumpers.

40/1

Form: 6-2

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Irish point winner who was a disappointing favourite on rules debut (sole start for Keith Dalgleish); fared much better at this course (2m1f, soft; clear second) six weeks ago and has leading claims on that form.
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2nd

1

11th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

14:05 Hexham

Fonzerelli

11st 10lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Rebecca Menzies

Won at Newcastle (2m4f, good to soft) in February on her third hurdle start and followed up in a Listed mares' novice at Doncaster (3m, soft) last month; leading claims despite 12lb penalty.

1/3

1st

2

5th Mar 2022

Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 1

14:20 Doncaster

Fonzerelli

11st 1lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Rebecca Menzies

Winning pointer; made the frame on first two starts over hurdles before keeping on strongly to score at Newcastle (2m4f, good to soft) a week ago; contests much stronger race here but there's a good chance the step up in trip will suit.

40/1

1st

2

26th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 62y

Class 4

14:45 Newcastle

Fonzerelli

11st 0lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Rebecca Menzies

Winning pointer (on yielding) who is 0-5 under rules but didn't go unbacked when showing improved form at Ayr (2m4f, heavy) and the winner wasn't beaten far in a Listed race at Navan earlier in the week; solid claims.

11/10

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
£17,000 3yo; attractively bred filly, by Midnight Legend out of a bumper winner for this yard; granddam was also a bumper scorer (later developed into a useful chaser); interesting debutante.
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3rd

3

7th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

14:30 Hexham

Its A Midnight

11st 0lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

Improved on debut run when third in an Ayr bumper last time (2m, heavy); quite interesting on first run over hurdles.

5/1

3rd

4

15th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:50 Ayr

Its A Midnight

11st 0lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

£17,000 3yo, by Midnight Legend and out of a bumper winner for this yard; couldn't ever get competitive on Carlisle debut (fifth of 12, beaten 21l; 12-1) but feasibly could make progress with that experience banked; stablemate of Tika Too.

20/1

5th

6

12th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Carlisle

Its A Midnight

11st 0lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

£17,000 3yo; attractively bred filly, by Midnight Legend out of a bumper winner for this yard; granddam was also a bumper scorer (later developed into a useful chaser); interesting debutante.

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
First foal; dam unraced half-sister to useful bumper and 2m3f hurdle winner Hollies Pearl out of smart triple bumper-winning half-sister to the bumper and useful jump winner up to 2m5f Hobbs Hill, family of top-class 2m chaser Pearlyman; one of two interesting newcomers for last year's winning yard.
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8

15th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:57 Fairyhouse

Miss Pearl

11st 9lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

Beaten 22l when sixth of 12 in a Perth bumper last month; may have needed that experience but this is a fair amount tougher.

20/1

6th

8

12th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Carlisle

Miss Pearl

11st 0lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

First foal; dam unraced half-sister to useful bumper and 2m3f hurdle winner Hollies Pearl out of smart triple bumper-winning half-sister to the bumper and useful jump winner up to 2m5f Hobbs Hill, family of top-class 2m chaser Pearlyman; one of two interesting newcomers for last year's winning yard.

7/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
3,000euros 3yo; dam point winner, half-sister to 2m4f hurdle winner Best All Stars, is granddaughter of bumper/Flat/hurdle winner Mary O'Malley (sister to Supreme Novices' Hurdle winner Tartan Tailor); represents an Irish yard that does well in British bumpers and won this race last year; respected newcomer.
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9

20th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

13:50 Perth

Brompton Park

10st 13lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: S R B Crawford

11th

3

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

14:30 Naas

Brompton Park

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

Made little impact first time out at Carlisle; raced too freely when third of five behind a subsequent maiden hurdle winner at Ayr in January; again a bit keen at Down Royal; will probably need to pick up jumping experience.

20/1

6th

1

17th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 0f 190y

17:50 Down Royal

Brompton Park

11st 11lb

J: Mr D McGill

T: S R B Crawford

Made little impact first time out at Carlisle; raced too freely when third of five behind a subsequent maiden hurdle winner at Ayr in January; probably capable of better.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
0-4 in Irish points, though ran well on last two occasions; subsequently sold for £15,000; evidently has some ability but new stable is only 1-29 in bumpers.
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12

29th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

12:07 Kelso

Clear Ability

10st 5lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Jackie Stephen

Competitive in a couple of Irish points before selling for £15,000; didn't run well enough in a Carlisle bumper to be considered here.

66/1

8th

3

12th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Carlisle

Clear Ability

11st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jackie Stephen

0-4 in Irish points, though ran well on last two occasions; subsequently sold for £15,000; evidently has some ability but new stable is only 1-29 in bumpers.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
£49,000 3yo; sister to dual bumper/hurdle winner Mr Glass and bumper/hurdle winner Sunrise Ruby, half-sister to bumper/hurdle winner Skin Deep; has had wind surgery; wears tongue-tie on debut; one of two appealing contenders for this stable.
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4th

4

30th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 46y

Class 4

13:40 Cartmel

Pasture Beach

11st 2lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

It was a modest bumper in which she finished third at Musselburgh in March and she will need to improve on her two fifths over hurdles; entered 2.12 at Kelso on Sunday.

10/1

5th

5

7th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

14:30 Hexham

Pasture Beach

11st 0lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

Third in a Musselburgh bumper in March (1m7f, good) but needs to improve on her hurdles debut run at Perth last month (2m, good to soft) to have a chance here.

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
£5,000 3yo; sister to the stable's 2m7f hurdle winner Teescomponentstrig who seemed to find 2m too sharp in bumpers; probably one for later on.
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10th

12

12th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Carlisle

Whoopsa Dayzee

11st 0lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

£5,000 3yo; sister to the stable's 2m7f hurdle winner Teescomponentstrig who seemed to find 2m too sharp in bumpers; probably one for later on.

40/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
£2,500 3yo; half-sister to 1m4f winner Narina; dam 1m AW winner, half-sister to 1m-2m2f winner Dominating out of 1m3f German Listed winner/German Oaks second; market instructive.
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5

9th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 4

14:50 Catterick

Heaventree

10st 12lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Ewan Whillans

Hurdle debut; down the field at big odds in her two bumpers.

50/1

7th

9

3rd Jan 2022

Soft

1m 7f 124y

Class 4

15:30 Musselburgh

Heaventree

10st 7lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Ewan Whillans

£2,500 3yo who was 50-1 when tailed off at Carlisle.

100/1

11th

5

12th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Carlisle

Heaventree

11st 0lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Ewan Whillans

£2,500 3yo; half-sister to 1m4f winner Narina; dam 1m AW winner, half-sister to 1m-2m2f winner Dominating out of 1m3f German Listed winner/German Oaks second; market instructive.

40/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has a suitable pedigree as she's half-sister to bumper winner Tom Lamb; however, stable is 0-9 in bumpers (only one placed).
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7

12th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Carlisle

Mashindano

11st 0lb

J: Thomas Willmott

T: Neil Mechie

Has a suitable pedigree as she's half-sister to bumper winner Tom Lamb; however, stable is 0-9 in bumpers (only one placed).

40/1

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Payout
Exacta £422.00
Straight Forecast £336.70
Trifecta £4125.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Fonzerelli

The Star:

Pasture Beach

The Times:

Its A Midnight

The Sun:

All The Glory

Telegraph:

Nell's Bells

RP Ratings:

Fonzerelli

POSTDATA:

Fonzerelli

Daily Mail:

Fonzerelli

Daily Express:

Fonzerelli

Daily Mirror:

Fonzerelli

Daily Record:

Fonzerelli