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Soft

Broadway & Horton Cricket Club Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4955.86
  • 2m 3f 1y
  • Class 4
  • 9 runners
  • Win time: 4m 59s
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Broadway & Horton Cricket Club Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

1st
2
Jpr One

4/6 (Won)

  • Win: £1.84
  • Place: £1.10

Form:

Last run: 31 days

W: 12st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 131

Form & Verdict

Tremendous start to to his career when beating two good rivals at Exeter in November and no disgrace when collared close home at Cheltenham last month; sets a clear standard on hurdling form and longer trip likely to suit.

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

7th

6

12th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 199y

Class 1

14:10 Cheltenham

Jpr One

11st 7lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

midfield, in touch with leaders 6th

8/1

1st

4

21st Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 1

13:15 Lingfield

Jpr One

11st 2lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

raced in second, slightly hampered 1st, joined leader 8th, led clearly and going easily after 2 out, ridden run-in, idled towards finish, always doing enough

100/30

3rd

3

9th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 99y

Class 1

13:50 Sandown

Jpr One

11st 7lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

prominent, went second after 3 out, mistake and pecked on landing 2 out, lost second run-in, soon no extra

7/4

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2nd
8
Tango Tara

4/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Bought for £120,000 after winning sole start in Irish points, in November 2020 (runner-up has won over hurdles since); absence to overcome but fascinating contender for top stable as he could be anything.

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Verdict Starting price

4th

4

1st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 48y

Class 4

12:25 Exeter

Tango Tara

11st 12lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Paul Nicholls

prominent, outpaced 4 out, went third 2 out, weakened run-in

7/2

1st

3

18th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

15:10 Chepstow

Tango Tara

11st 10lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

3rd

6

26th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

12:35 Chepstow

Tango Tara

11st 7lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Paul Nicholls

Joined Paul Nicholls after winning Irish point debut in 2020 and, following a long absence, made very promising start to hurdling debut when second to useful opponent at Taunton (2m3f, soft) last month; must be considered.

15/8

7/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form:

Last run: 37 days

W: 12st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Solid efforts in two October handicaps and lack of stamina appeared to be his downfall latest (3m+); should run well but tough task under a penalty against the other previous winner.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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13

23rd Oct 2022

Good

3m 0f 149y

Class 3

13:30 Aintree

Grangeclare Glory

11st 5lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: David Pipe

Suited by return to 3m in the spring, notably when easily winning four-runner race at Ffos Las (good); returns from five-month break here, though, and will need a career best to land this prize.

14/1

1st

1

17th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 191y

Class 4

15:15 Ffos Las

Grangeclare Glory

11st 5lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: David Pipe

Just 1-11 over hurdles, the win gained on seasonal debut at Newton Abbot (2m5f, good to soft) in October, but looked well suited by the return to 3m when very respectable fourth of 13 at Newbury (good) this month.

9/2

4th
4
Hyland

12/1

Form: BF

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fourth on last month's Ludlow bumper debut (favourite, looked in need of the experience); should have a future over hurdles but facing a stiff test on first attempt.

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2nd

3

25th Apr 2024

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 3

16:20 Warwick

Hyland

11st 7lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

in touch with leaders, went second 4 out, led going easily home turn, joined 2 out, headed approaching last, weakened gradually run-in, no match for winner

4/1

14th

17

14th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 213y

Class 1

14:10 Cheltenham

Hyland

10st 9lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Notched ready wins at Warwick (2m5f, good) and Cheltenham (3m, good to soft; 20-runner qualifier) in October; good third at Newbury (3m) in December and last month's lesser show at Ascot was no disgrace back over 2m3f; has run only once on soft, in January 2022, so that could be an issue as could stable form; otherwise a bold show from this reliable sort would not surprise.

20/1

6th

4

17th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 58y

Class 2

14:25 Ascot

Hyland

11st 3lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Reliable and steadily progressive; notched ready wins at Warwick (2m5f, good) and Cheltenham (3m, good to soft) in October, and he performed even better when third of 12 at Newbury (3m, good to soft) in December; faded after racing freely that day and this drop back in distance may suit; shortlisted.

10/1

5th
5
Newtonian

16/1

Form:

Last run: 58 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fair efforts when placed in both bumper starts, six months apart; half-brother to a winning hurdler but asked a tough question on debut.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

12

6th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 5

18:05 Warwick

Newtonian

10st 7lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Matt Sheppard

towards rear

10/1

3rd

12

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 5

15:00 Exeter

Newtonian

10st 2lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Matt Sheppard

0-12 over hurdles; kept on for modest fourth of 16 at Hereford (3m1f, soft) four weeks ago but never looked dangerous there and is effectively 5lb higher from out of the weights here.

16/1

6th
6
Storm Lord

25/1

Form:

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has shown ability in both starts; in trouble some way out on last month's hurdling debut (lacked fluency) and may be one for down the line.

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

6th

2

15th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

16:33 Uttoxeter

Storm Lord

11st 13lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

led narrowly, pressed leader when not fluent and headed 5th, ridden before 3 out, soon held, weakened after 2 out, tailed off

12/1

8th

9

20th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

20:03 Worcester

Storm Lord

11st 1lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

9/1

3rd

8

2nd May 2022

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 5

16:10 Warwick

Storm Lord

11st 2lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Unexposed sort; fourth over 3m2f here on handicap debut last time with Just A Whim well back in sixth but Castikitello 9l ahead in second; dropped 2lb and one with a chance.

5/1

7th
7
TAraison

33/1

Form:

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Brother to Al Boum Photo but has suffered sizeable defeats in two starts at Chepstow; should improve with experience.

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4th

5

13th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

15:30 Huntingdon

TAraison

10st 10lb

J: Jamie Brace

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Just a respectable fourth behind Leskinfere over C&D (soft) on chasing debut last March and not seen again until a disappointing hurdle run in October; returns here with a bit to prove but is in good hands and remains lightly raced.

8/1

4th

7

26th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:55 Chepstow

TAraison

10st 11lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

in touch with leaders, not fluent and reminder 5 out, ridden and struggling before 3 out, tailed off

5/1

4th

7

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

TAraison

11st 2lb

J: Mr Jamie Brace

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Brother to dual Gold Cup winner Al Boum Photo but showed very little over hurdles and looked a hard ride before pulling up on handicap/chase debut over this far at Lingfield (heavy); plenty to prove.

20/1

8th
9
Sevenofus

66/1

Form:

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Irish point winner but well beaten in two hurdles starts last month.

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3rd

10

26th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 150y

Class 5

16:50 Taunton

Sevenofus

10st 2lb

J: Elizabeth Gale

T: Carroll Gray

Has won a point but 0-13 under rules; had Poet's Reflection behind when runner-up over 2m2f here last month (chase debut; good) and it wasn't her first poor run on soft when failing to complete at Wincanton; granted goodish ground she's a player.

12/1

6

28th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

16:35 Wincanton

Sevenofus

10st 7lb

J: Elizabeth Gale

T: Carroll Gray

Point winner who is 0-12 under rules and her best runs have come on good going; however, there was promise in her chase debut second at Taunton (2m2f, good) three weeks ago and she's open to further improvement over fences.

7/1

9th
3
Hostile

14/1

Form:

Last run: 1019 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Runner-up to a talented rival in a Warwick bumper in March 2019; that showed he has a fair amount of ability but absent since so plenty to prove on hurdling debut; still worth a look in the betting.

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Verdict Starting price

9th

3

10th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

13:00 Taunton

Hostile

11st 5lb

Runner-up to a talented rival in a Warwick bumper in March 2019; that showed he has a fair amount of ability but absent since so plenty to prove on hurdling debut; still worth a look in the betting.

14/1

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Payout
Exacta £51.00
Straight Forecast £37.50
Trifecta £153.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Jpr One

LAMBOURN:

Hyland

Daily Mail:

Hostile

RP Ratings:

Jpr One

POSTDATA:

Jpr One

WEST COUNTRY:

Jpr One

The Times:

Jpr One

Telegraph:

Jpr One

The Guardian:

Jpr One

Daily Express:

Jpr One

Daily Mirror:

Jpr One

The Sun:

Jpr One

The Star:

Jpr One

Daily Record:

Jpr One