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bet365 ‘Junior’ National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £1906.1
  • 1m 6f 66y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
  • Win time: 3m 30s
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bet365 ‘Junior’ National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

2/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.20
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 2 BF

Last run: 63 days

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Well-backed favourite and shaped encouragingly when 2l second of 12 at Market Rasen (1m5f, good; Le Fils De Force third) in October, no extra near the finish; open to improvement and probably the one to beat.

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

3rd

8

2nd Jul 2023

Good To Soft

2m 1f 46y

Class 2

14:40 Cartmel

Trolley Boy

10st 10lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Neil Mulholland

towards rear

10/1

2nd

1

17th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:00 Worcester

Trolley Boy

12st 0lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Neil Mulholland

C&D winner on his hurdling debut and back from a break when landing a Ludlow novice three weeks ago; beaten in both handicap attempts but a repeat of that latest performance makes him a leading light in this.

15/8

1st

3

26th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:40 Ludlow

Trolley Boy

11st 9lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Neil Mulholland

midfield

7/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

£24,000 3yo; half-brother to winners Cilaos Emery (bumper/high-class 2m-2m6f hurdle/chase), Amalfi Doug (2m4f-3m hurdle/chase) and Berry Emery (11.5f AQPS Flat); yard 5-17 in bumpers this term; appealing profile, with Peter Kavanagh continuing to look good value for his 7lb claim.

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Verdict Starting price

5

20th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

20:05 Uttoxeter

Iceman Dennis

11st 7lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

Inconsistent 11-race maiden who was a well-held eighth at Bangor (2m3f, good) last month; drops back in trip/grade but his form has gone the wrong way in handicaps and others are more convincing; cheekpieces back.

25/1

4

23rd Apr 2023

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

16:45 Stratford

Iceman Dennis

11st 6lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

Mid-race faller at Bangor last month; well held there yesterday, taking record to 0-11; ran creditably (80-1) when third in novice contest here in October and has place hopes on that effort.

14/1

8th

10

22nd Apr 2023

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

14:15 Bangor-on-Dee

Iceman Dennis

11st 1lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

Unable to land a telling blow in his first two handicaps (2m/1m7f) and was a mid-race faller when last in action; not yet fully exposed but needs today's step up in trip to enable improvement.

20/1

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9/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to 1m3f and 2m1f winner Another Lincolnday (RPR 76); dam unraced sister to useful 7f-1m1f winner My Paris; stable, 10-107 in bumpers in the last five seasons, also runs Nortonthorpebanker.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

12

7th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:35 Wetherby

Bolton

10st 3lb

22-1, close third of 11 on debut at Newcastle (1m6f, good) about three weeks ago, form that gives him leading claims today.

5/2

3rd

2

18th Dec 2021

Good

1m 6f 66y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Bolton

10st 12lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Rebecca Menzies

Half-brother to 1m3f and 2m1f winner Another Lincolnday (RPR 76); dam unraced sister to useful 7f-1m1f winner My Paris; stable, 10-107 in bumpers in the last five seasons, also runs Nortonthorpebanker.

9/1

Form: 31

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 5lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Bred for the Flat; confirmed debut promise when winning nine-runner race at Doncaster (1m5f, good to soft) three weeks ago, leading over 3f out; Tom Midgley's 7lb claim helps offset the penalty; leading contender.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

1

(6)

30th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 6y

Class 5

16:35 Pontefract

Le Fils De Force

10st 1lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Simon Whitaker

Bred for the Flat but started career in three 1m5f/1m6f bumpers, winning at Doncaster (good to soft) on second occasion; that was in 2021 and he's been absent 589 days before this debut under Flat rules, over what is presumably too short a distance.

12/1

4th

1

18th Dec 2021

Good

1m 6f 66y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Le Fils De Force

11st 5lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Simon Whitaker

Bred for the Flat; confirmed debut promise when winning nine-runner race at Doncaster (1m5f, good to soft) three weeks ago, leading over 3f out; Tom Midgley's 7lb claim helps offset the penalty; leading contender.

11/4

1st

4

27th Nov 2021

Good To Soft

1m 5f 0y

Class 5

14:53 Doncaster

Le Fils De Force

10st 12lb

J: Bryony Frost

T: Simon Whitaker

Half-brother to a fairly useful Flat-racer; shaped with significant promise when third of 12 on debut at Market Rasen (good) six weeks ago; that form is yet to be tested but he features prominently in calculations.

5/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fifth foal; dam 2m-3m2f hurdle/chase winner, half-sister to point winner Parkham Flyer and German 6f winner Cafe Complet; stable 1-2 with its bumper runners; worth monitoring in the betting.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10

22nd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Belleloise

10st 2lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Gary Hanmer

Always towards rear at triple-digit odds in three novice hurdles; makes handicap debut from 6lb out of the weights; could be considered only if much stronger in the betting this time.

25/1

8th

9

31st Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:50 Wetherby

Belleloise

10st 12lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gary Hanmer

Didn't progress in bumpers and she's been tailed off at triple-figure odds on both hurdle starts; she's very hard to fancy.

200/1

6th

8

20th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

16:35 Southwell

Belleloise

10st 12lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Gary Hanmer

held up in rear

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Eighth foal; half-brother to 5f-6f AW winner Waking Warrior (RPR 87) and an Italian 1m winner; unraced dam out of French 9.5f-1m4f Flat/1m7f hurdle winner; worth a market check with stable also running Bolton.

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2

3rd Mar 2023

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

13:25 Doncaster

Nortonthorpebanker

11st 5lb

J: Alison Clarke

T: Rebecca Menzies

Didn't really threaten when mid-division in his three bumpers and improvement is needed on this first hurdle start.

16/1

7th

5

31st Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 56y

Class 5

12:50 Newcastle

Nortonthorpebanker

11st 8lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Rebecca Menzies

Not beaten far when midfield in two bumpers here last season (turf/Tapeta); each-way claims if fully tuned up after one-year absence.

14/1

5th

8

1st Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 56y

Class 5

12:20 Newcastle

Nortonthorpebanker

10st 4lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Rebecca Menzies

Ran green when sixth over 1m6f on the turf here on debut; should be wiser for the experience but others boast much stronger form.

10/1

Form: 4

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beaten around 12l when fourth of nine to Le Fils De Force at Doncaster (good to soft); may improve for the run.

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7th

7

(3)

8th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

1m 3f 140y

Class 5

13:10 Haydock

Mr McCall

8st 9lb

J: Madi Patzelt

T: Philip Kirby

in touch with leaders on outer, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened

7/2

1st

6

(3)

26th May 2022

Good

1m 3f 39y

Class 6

20:10 Carlisle

Mr McCall

9st 4lb

J: Sam James

T: Philip Kirby

7/2

Form: 7

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Finished well behind Mayway when seventh of 11 at Wetherby (18-1); would be a surprise winner.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

11

19th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 34y

Class 5

15:20 Sedgefield

Redesdale Angel

10st 1lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Susan Corbett

6th

7

17th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

15:45 Hexham

Redesdale Angel

10st 1lb

J: Dillan Hurst

T: Susan Corbett

Modest over hurdles so far, although some improvement when finishing 26l fourth behind the subsequent Listed winner Fonzerelli and Tuesday's Sedgefield scorer Fairfield Ferrata at Newcastle three weeks ago; others have stronger credentials.

20/1

4th

7

26th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 62y

Class 4

14:45 Newcastle

Redesdale Angel

10st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Susan Corbett

Modest form even when an 8l fourth in her final bumper and at 125-1 she was tailed off on her first run over hurdles at Sedgefield (2m4f, good); limited appeal.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

First foal; dam failed to complete in four points, half-sister to bumper/2m-2m4f hurdle/useful chase winner Imjoeking; stable has a modest strike-rate (6%) in this sphere in recent seasons.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

11

12th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 47y

Class 4

14:15 Perth

Snow Joeking

10st 12lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

Hasn't shown a huge amount in two bumpers; should be able to improve on that now tackling obstacles but is perhaps one to watch unless the market speaks strongly in his favour.

25/1

8th

8

20th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 124y

Class 4

17:00 Musselburgh

Snow Joeking

10st 7lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

Dam half-sister to stable's useful chaser Imjoeking; open to improvement on this second start but he was down the field at 18-1 at Newcastle (1m6f, good) in December and needs a big step forward today.

14/1

9th

7

18th Dec 2021

Good

1m 6f 66y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Snow Joeking

10st 12lb

J: Conner McCann

T: Lucinda Russell

First foal; dam failed to complete in four points, half-sister to bumper/2m-2m4f hurdle/useful chase winner Imjoeking; stable has a modest strike-rate (6%) in this sphere in recent seasons.

9/1

Form: 7

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Gave trouble in the preliminaries and pulled hard when 22l seventh of nine at Aintree (2m1f, good to soft; 33-1) six weeks ago; plenty to find but today's shorter trip may suit; not entirely dismissed.

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6th

1

(6)

29th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

16:51 Ripon

Profiles Mix

10st 0lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

unruly at the post, towards rear, weakened and behind over 3f out

100/1

6th

1

(7)

15th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 4f 13y

Class 5

16:25 Catterick

Profiles Mix

10st 0lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

prominent, pushed along and outpaced 7f out, soon struggling, behind over 3f out

100/1

7th

1

(4)

24th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 6y

Class 5

16:40 Pontefract

Profiles Mix

10st 1lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Micky Hammond

reluctant to load, dwelt start, in rear throughout, eased inside final furlong

50/1

20/1

Form: 94

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 5lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Twice withdrawn from intended Flat starts due to issues with the stalls; stepped up on debut form when 13l fourth of 11 at Wetherby (1m4f, good to soft) two weeks ago; needs further improvement but that's certainly possible.

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10th

13

10th Jan 2022

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

15:45 Ludlow

Mayway

10st 3lb

Fair fourth at Wetherby (1m4f, good to soft) last month on her second start but down the field at Newcastle (1m6f, good) a fortnight later and needs to raise her game today.

25/1

11th

10

18th Dec 2021

Good

1m 6f 66y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Mayway

10st 5lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Twice withdrawn from intended Flat starts due to issues with the stalls; stepped up on debut form when 13l fourth of 11 at Wetherby (1m4f, good to soft) two weeks ago; needs further improvement but that's certainly possible.

20/1

4th

7

4th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

1m 4f 77y

Class 5

15:22 Wetherby

Mayway

10st 12lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Twice withdrawn from intended Flat starts due to issues with the stalls, and she was slowly away when well beaten on her debut at Market Rasen (33-1); difficult to recommend.

25/1

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Trifecta £973.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Trolley Boy

The Times:

Iceman Dennis

Telegraph:

Mr McCall

Daily Mirror:

Bolton

POSTDATA:

Le Fils De Force

The Star:

Iceman Dennis

RP Ratings:

Trolley Boy

TOPSPEED:

Trolley Boy

The Guardian:

Trolley Boy

Daily Mail:

Trolley Boy

Daily Express:

Trolley Boy

The Sun:

Trolley Boy

Daily Record:

Trolley Boy