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14:00 Uttoxeter

Good To Soft

In Memory Of June Taylor Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £2341.78
  • 2m 6f 45y
  • Class 5
  • 17 runners
  • Win time: 5m 57s
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In Memory Of June Taylor Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Fog

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £9.90
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 2U1592

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Won modest mares' maiden at Worcester (2m, good) this summer and bounced back from disappointing handicap debut when second at Hereford (2m3f, good) last month; can make her presence felt if today's step up in trip suits (pedigree suggests it will).

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3rd

12

23rd Jan 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 52y

Class 4

15:10 Newbury

Kazontherazz

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Martin Keighley

Stays 3m and she raced up with the pace when only narrowly denied over 2m5f at Ludlow a month ago (soft); solid each-way chance if in similar form here but others might be better handicapped.

12/1

2nd

9

20th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

12:05 Ludlow

Kazontherazz

11st 0lb

J: Miss Heidi Palin

T: Martin Keighley

Lightly raced since her last win off a 7lb lower mark two years ago; encouraging third back from wind surgery at Hereford (3m1f) and she's effective at this shorter trip.

15/2

3rd

2

21st Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Kazontherazz

11st 9lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Martin Keighley

Two wins in 2021; weak finisher after the final flight in both outings this year but had wind surgery since and consequently may well see this race out better; bred to stay the new trip; possibilities.

13/2

33/1

  • Place: £8.80

Form: 11990- C

Last run: 266 days

W: 10st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Won twice on slow ground when owner-trained last winter (3m/3m1f) but had gone right off the boil when last seen in February/March and may find this an inadequate stamina test.

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5th

10

28th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

17:05 Wetherby

Olivers Island

10st 2lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Jessica Bedi

12yo who has been unable to threaten this season but has been in fair form of late, finishing fourth to Kinder Kid over C&D (soft) last Tuesday from 3lb out of the handicap (same today); each-way possibilities.

12/1

4th

8

19th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:15 Wetherby

Olivers Island

10st 2lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Jessica Bedi

Runner-up twice in recent weeks (3m3f/3m1f) and is effectively 1lb lower today but was no match for the easy winner on either occasion and younger rivals in this line-up appeal more.

8/1

2nd

8

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

16:15 Huntingdon

Olivers Island

10st 2lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Jessica Bedi

Five-time hurdle winner; gave good account when second of four at Sedgefield (3m3f, soft) nine days ago but was no match for the winner (who was 0-26 over hurdles beforehand) and is out of the weights again here; younger rivals are much more appealing.

16/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.30

Form: -07F16

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Stayed on well to open hurdling account in Chepstow handicap (2m3f, good to soft) last month and subsequent defeat there can be overlooked (faced tough task under penalty in novice race); not yet proven over this far but could have a say.

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8

24th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:50 Hereford

Kenyan Cowboy

10st 7lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Neil King

Won over hurdles in 2021 but has badly lost his way since last winter; pulled up over hurdles in refitted cheekpieces at Chepstow yesterday.

33/1

13

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:45 Chepstow

Kenyan Cowboy

10st 2lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Neil King

led

33/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 4301-2 BF

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Came good at Chepstow (2m3f, good) in March, his sixth start over hurdles, and made pleasing seasonal reappearance when second in another big-field handicap over that C&D in October; moves up in trip today and could easily have more to offer; respected.

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2nd

7

11th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 4

19:35 Warwick

Wavering Down

11st 9lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Jeremy Scott

Dual hurdle winner on good ground; placed on both starts last summer (2m7f/2m4f) and returned from break with another good effort last month; could still have untapped potential over this sort of trip and can make his presence felt again.

4/1

4th

3

21st Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

13:22 Wincanton

Wavering Down

12st 0lb

J: Maj Charlie O’Shea

T: Jeremy Scott

Strong traveller who emerged from off the pace to be close up in 2m7f/2m4f handicaps last summer and will go well if returning in similar form; ground should be ideal.

8/1

3rd

5

22nd Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

14:05 Market Rasen

Wavering Down

11st 11lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Jeremy Scott

2-13 over hurdles; looked the most likely winner for a long way at Uttoxeter (2m7f, good) last month, only to succumb to a tenacious rival on the run-in; 2lb rise ought to be manageable and he can cope with some rain; one to consider.

7/1

Form: 55595-

Last run: 270 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Rallied after becoming outpaced and was beaten under 5l when fifth of 15 on handicap debut at Southwell (3m, good to soft) in March; not seen again since but open to improvement this season.

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2nd

9

25th Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:35 Warwick

Barrakhov

10st 10lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

Well handicapped on old hurdling form but has made a disappointing start to his chasing career this season (four attempts); getting back on good ground ought to suit but he still needs to raise his game.

12/1

5th

6

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 171y

Class 5

15:05 Ludlow

Barrakhov

11st 0lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

Won his handicap hurdle off 10lb higher; beaten 14l and 21l in his last two chases and needs to show some benefit from the wind operation.

8/1

Form: 645-68

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Won twice over hurdles (once under Cillin Leonard) for Richard Newland in 2019 (3m/2m7f) but soundly beaten on both starts for new stable this autumn (2m/2m7f); will appreciate this drop in grade but needs a revival.

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16

24th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 52y

Class 4

16:10 Newbury

Coillte Eile

10st 11lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Adam West

Four hurdle wins, all on slow ground; only fourth at Taunton (good) and the handicapper may have caught up, but these easier conditions can only help.

16/1

4th

2

21st Feb 2023

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

16:30 Taunton

Coillte Eile

11st 13lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Adam West

Four hurdle wins, all on slow ground and two coming from her last three starts; races prominently; plenty to like about her decisive Lingfield win last week (2m7f, good to soft); carries 7lb penalty and has claims again provided this ground is not too quick.

13/8

1st

8

14th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

16:40 Lingfield

Coillte Eile

11st 5lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Adam West

Broke a long losing spell at Chepstow (3m, good to soft) in November when making most of the running; doubt that the heavy ground was ideal next time and she remains on a fair mark.

15/2

Form: 5674-2

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

0-7 over hurdles but, following a wind op, lost out only by a neck in sustained battle at Huntingdon (3m1f, good) last month; has to take a 3lb rise on the chin but has obvious claims if in similar form again here.

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5

5th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 56y

Class 4

18:00 Cheltenham

Let Me Entertain U

12st 0lb

J: Mr J J Murphy-Knight

T: Michael Scudamore

slowly away, raced in last throughout, detached 12th, pulled up after 17th, never going well

25/1

2

13th Apr 2023

Good

2m 7f 3y

Class 5

14:00 Taunton

Let Me Entertain U

11st 12lb

J: Mr J J Murphy-Knight

T: Michael Scudamore

prominent, pushed along from 10th, became detached after 11th, weakened 4 out, tailed off

20/1

9th

4

27th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

11:50 Wetherby

Let Me Entertain U

11st 12lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Michael Scudamore

in rear

10/1

Form: 54-552

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Kept on well for second here (2m4f, good) last month, his second start for Daragh Bourke; ought to be better suited by today's longer trip and remains well handicapped on some of last season's form; considered.

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6

18th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

14:52 Perth

Presentedwithwings

11st 4lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Daragh Bourke

prominent, weakened quickly after 7th, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

8/1

4th

3

11th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:40 Perth

Presentedwithwings

11st 9lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Daragh Bourke

Encouraging second at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) in November on his second run for this yard but he's not matched that form in two runs since; record now stands at 1-14 and sole win was in a maiden hurdle in November 2020; others more convincing.

20/1

6th

2

14th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 5

13:50 Sedgefield

Presentedwithwings

11st 9lb

J: Alain Cawley

T: Daragh Bourke

8yo who is lightly raced for his age and was an encouraging second at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) in November on his second run for this yard; has also run well on soft ground; however, he's back to having something to prove having been well beaten back at Uttoxeter since.

12/1

Form: 195/2- C

Last run: 496 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Won heavy-ground course bumper in 2019; not seen since remote second in novice hurdle here (2m4f, good; finished lame) in summer 2020 but remains unexposed; market may guide on this handicap debut.

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8th

10

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

17:45 Hexham

Elleon

10st 8lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

held up in rear

5/1

2nd

12

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 110y

Class 2

15:57 Carlisle

Elleon

10st 5lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Sam England

0-21 over hurdles/fences prior to winning at Haydock (2m4f, soft) last Saturday; over half the fences were omitted and his strike-rate suggests he's not an obvious one to follow up, but he frequently finishes placed and has run well over this C&D on heavy going; could give another good account.

10/1

Form: 5F3-95

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Didn't run badly on recent chasing debut at Sedgefield but now reverts to hurdling; scored off today's mark at Wetherby (2m3f, soft) just under a year ago and will be fine over todays longer trip; enters calculations.

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3rd

6

17th May 2023

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

21:00 Perth

Loughermore

11st 7lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: Simon Waugh

prominent, led after 1st, joined 5th

16/1

6

10th May 2023

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

15:25 Kelso

Loughermore

11st 2lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: Simon Waugh

Won off a similar mark over fences last May but has doubts over his current form; modest effort in point last month; sole hurdles win came in 2020; others preferred.

25/1

2

23rd Feb 2023

Good

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

14:05 Sedgefield

Loughermore

11st 4lb

J: William Shanahan

T: Simon Waugh

Didn't jump well in November on his last run over fences but he's well treated on his chase form last May/June (including on good ground) and a recent hurdles outing was fairly encouraging in reapplied cheekpieces and a new tongue-tie (both retained); interesting contender now back over fences.

6/1

Form: 8778-P

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Not beaten far when midfield in two handicap hurdles towards end of last season (2m4f/2m3f) but his recent chasing debut was very disappointing and others here have much less to prove.

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15

22nd Apr 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

19:10 Southwell

Gumbo Flyer

10st 2lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Paul Webber

Placed in two bumpers at Huntingdon in 2020 but hasn't fared anything like so well in his ten jumps races; given wind surgery after latest.

20/1

5th

7

6th Mar 2022

Soft

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

16:40 Huntingdon

Gumbo Flyer

10st 5lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Paul Webber

Placed in two bumpers here in 2020; hasn't fared anything like so well over jumps since and his fourth of ten over C&D (soft) last time was 11l behind runner-up Celtic Tara; work to do.

10/1

4th

10

10th Feb 2022

Soft

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

16:15 Huntingdon

Gumbo Flyer

10st 1lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Paul Webber

Placed in two bumpers here in 2020; hasn't fared anything like so well over jumps since and his form this season is particularly poor.

33/1

Form: 54-P45 C

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 13lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

No longer the force of old but returned from break with very respectable fourth at Ludlow (2m5f, good) last month, and his subsequent fifth at Haydock (3m, soft) was a much better run than the bare form suggests (led from three out until last flight); high on the list.

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1st

2

19th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 34y

Class 5

15:50 Sedgefield

Hurricane Dylan

11st 10lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: John Stimpson

2nd

2

26th Mar 2022

Good

2m 6f 7y

Class 5

14:18 Stratford

Hurricane Dylan

11st 7lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: John Stimpson

Not as good as he was but placed the last twice (well held last time) and getting back on good ground won't hurt.

6/1

3rd

3

10th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 5

13:00 Carlisle

Hurricane Dylan

11st 4lb

J: Mr Adam O’Shea

T: John Stimpson

11yo who is nothing like the force of old, but he was a good second off this reduced mark at Huntingdon (2m4f, soft) a fortnight ago; in the mix if performing to a similar level today; a tongue-tie is added.

6/1

OUR TIP

Form: P35-66 C

Last run: 88 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Dual hurdle winner (once here) for Philip Hobbs in 2019 but struggled on first two starts for Nikki Evans (August/September) and comes here with huge amount to prove.

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3

17th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

2m 6f 45y

Class 5

14:00 Uttoxeter

Victarion

11st 12lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Nikki Evans

Dual hurdle winner (once here) for Philip Hobbs in 2019 but struggled on first two starts for Nikki Evans (August/September) and comes here with huge amount to prove.

66/1

6th

3

20th Sep 2021

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 4

15:45 Warwick

Victarion

11st 10lb

J: James Davies

T: Nikki Evans

Dual hurdles winner for Philip Hobbs in 2019; lightly raced for different trainers since, with mixed results; never threatened on first start for Nikki Evans at Bangor (2m7f; 150-1) five weeks ago; 6lb lower; safer to look elsewhere.

33/1

Form: 600-FP

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish 9yo who has failed to complete two chases for new stable this autumn; was struggling from a fairly stage (albeit on soft ground) at Bangor a week ago and it takes a big leap of faith to support him on this first hurdle start since May 2019; sports first-time cheekpieces.

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3

26th Feb 2022

Heavy

3m 2f 54y

Class 5

15:28 Chepstow

Calicojack

11st 6lb

J: Mr Mark Robinson

T: Peter Bowen

Ex-Irish 10yo who has looked out of sorts over fences/hurdles for new stable this season; cheekpieces are discarded after one use and regular tongue-tie is also missing today; revival needed.

33/1

9

1st Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

13:50 Ffos Las

Calicojack

11st 6lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Peter Bowen

6

17th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

2m 6f 45y

Class 5

14:00 Uttoxeter

Calicojack

11st 11lb

J: Mr Mark Robinson

T: Peter Bowen

Ex-Irish 9yo who has failed to complete two chases for new stable this autumn; was struggling from a fairly stage (albeit on soft ground) at Bangor a week ago and it takes a big leap of faith to support him on this first hurdle start since May 2019; sports first-time cheekpieces.

50/1

Form: 4581-P

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced 6yo who beat 15 rivals to score on handicap debut at Taunton (3m, soft) in March; has a point to prove after last month's very disappointing seasonal/chase debut but remains open to further improvement back in this sphere.

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4th

3

25th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 10y

Class 4

15:05 Huntingdon

Lanspark

10st 13lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Thorough stayer who has won four times over hurdles; has disappointed in two starts since scoring at Fontwell last December; back on a competitive mark but with a bit to prove.

12/1

6th

10

23rd Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 4

16:10 Exeter

Lanspark

11st 2lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Returned to form with front-running win in small field at Fontwell (3m2f, soft) on Boxing Day; however, his recent profile has been patchy and he was pulled up at Plumpton (3m1f, soft) last month; this is competitive and a return to form is needed with a first-time visor replacing blinkers.

16/1

0

5

22nd Jan 2024

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 4

15:20 Plumpton

Lanspark

11st 12lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Robbie Llewellyn

led

7/2

Form: 486-64

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 4lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

0-10 over hurdles; gave good account when fourth of 19 at Exeter (2m5f, good) last month and continues to edge down the weights but others in this line-up have more potential.

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17

17th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

2m 6f 45y

Class 5

14:00 Uttoxeter

Dorrana

10st 4lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

0-10 over hurdles; gave good account when fourth of 19 at Exeter (2m5f, good) last month and continues to edge down the weights but others in this line-up have more potential.

14/1

4th

17

21st Nov 2021

Good

2m 5f 135y

Class 5

15:30 Exeter

Dorrana

10st 10lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

Lost her place before staying on for a respectable finish at Chepstow (2m3f, good) last time, finishing behind Flutiste and Freddy Fanatapan; more needed.

20/1

6th

16

26th Oct 2021

Good

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:50 Chepstow

Dorrana

10st 8lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

Unplaced all eight hurdle starts and not seen since 36l defeat at Ffos Las (2m4f, heavy) in February; had wind op soon afterwards and is completely unexposed on good ground but it still takes a leap of faith to support her.

25/1

Form: 00U-76

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Not yet fully exposed after only five hurdle starts and bettered his low-key seasonal/handicap debut when sixth (behind Dorrana) at Exeter (2m5f, good) last month but needs to take another step forward here.

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3rd

10

23rd Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

16:03 Ffos Las

King Orry

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sue Gardner

midfield, pushed along home turn, ridden before 4 out, outpaced 3 out, rallying when hit 2 out, mistake last, soon held, weakened run-in

11/1

5th

9

14th Apr 2022

Good

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

17:10 Exeter

King Orry

10st 0lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sue Gardner

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Payout
Exacta £4074.00
Straight Forecast £3764.60
Tricast £44190.90
Trifecta £14708.00

Selections

WEST COUNTRY:

Wavering Down

The Star:

Barrakhov

Daily Record:

Kazontherazz

POSTDATA:

Kenyan Cowboy

The Guardian:

Let Me Entertain U

TOPSPEED:

Gumbo Flyer

LAMBOURN:

Elleon

RP Ratings:

Dorrana

SPOTLIGHT:

Hurricane Dylan

The Times:

Wavering Down

Telegraph:

Wavering Down

Daily Mail:

Wavering Down

Daily Express:

Wavering Down

Daily Mirror:

Wavering Down

The Sun:

Wavering Down