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Goose Island Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle (Herring Queen Series Qualifier) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4465.72
  • 2m 0f 145y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
  • Win time: 4m 23s
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Goose Island Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle (Herring Queen Series Qualifier) (GBB Race)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.25
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 1- D

Last run: 287 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beat just five rivals when winning good-ground Uttoxeter bumper last April but two of those have developed into useful hurdlers this season; encounters much slower conditions on hurdling debut but it will be very interesting to see how she fares.

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6th

2

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 173y

Class 3

12:30 Sandown

Coreys Courage

11st 11lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Olly Murphy

Has a record of 5-10 over hurdles, the most recent win by 10l in a five-runner race at Ffos Las (2m6f, soft) in May on latest outing; 7lb higher today but has to be taken seriously for yard among the winners.

5/1

1st

4

9th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 192y

Class 4

15:35 Ffos Las

Coreys Courage

11st 9lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Has a record of 4-9 over hurdles, the most recent win at Huntingdon (soft) in March; beaten favourite at Uttoxeter (again over 2m4f) since but shaped as if this new trip will suit; won her bumper on good ground; enters calculations.

4/1

3rd

4

1st Apr 2023

Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

15:20 Uttoxeter

Coreys Courage

11st 9lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Olly Murphy

in touch with leaders

6/4

25/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form:

Last run: 61 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Showed some ability in Irish points last spring but was unable to land any sort of blow in Listed Cheltenham bumper on rules debut in November; in calmer waters for today's hurdling debut and the first-time hood may help her to settle better but others have much more compelling claims.

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0

1

30th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

16:55 Uttoxeter

Prime Time Lady

12st 0lb

J: Jay Tidball

T: Mel Rowley

Scored twice early last term; best effort this season when 1l second off this mark in Class 4 mares' handicap at Warwick (2m, good) in May; likely player dropped in grade.

9/2

5th

5

30th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 46y

Class 4

13:55 Cartmel

Prime Time Lady

11st 8lb

J: Mr Murray Dodd

T: Mel Rowley

Two novice wins in May 2022 included one over C&D; badly out of form this year until bouncing back with close second at Warwick in May (2m, good; aids removed) behind a subsequent winner; live claims on that effort.

4/1

2/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 5120-4 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won Wetherby bumper (good to soft) last season and subsequently finished second in a soft-ground bumper; ran well for a long way and made promising seasonal/hurdle debut when fourth of 15 at Wincanton (1m7f, soft; hooded) on Boxing Day; tongue-tie added; leading contender

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2nd

1

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

18:45 Uttoxeter

Billams Legacy

12st 0lb

J: Mr Tom Broughton

T: Fergal O’Brien

held up in rear, headway and went second 2 out, no extra run-in

7/4

2nd

1

1st Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 5

13:57 Fakenham

Billams Legacy

12st 0lb

J: Mr Tom Broughton

T: Fergal O’Brien

Looked promising when winning Wetherby bumper in 2020 but hurdle career didn't progress as it might have and now back from another absence; however, her best form gives her a good chance now handicapping (mark dropped 6lb since first assessed) and market helpful; no aids today.

4/1

Form: 756

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Travelled well for a long way when midfield in good-ground Aintree bumper on rules debut in October but dropped out of contention rather tamely when switched to hurdles the following month and suffered heavy defeat at Wetherby on Boxing Day.

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6th

2

5th Sep 2023

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 5

16:45 Bangor-on-Dee

Taragrace

11st 10lb

J: Charlie Maggs

T: Donald McCain

midfield, headway 4 out, outpaced 3 out, weakened before 2 out

3/1

2nd

2

4th Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

14:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Taragrace

12st 0lb

J: Charlie Maggs

T: Donald McCain

Narrowly beaten over 2m3f+ here in April but absent since; both wins at around 2m and her ability to stay this trip isn't completely guaranteed but enters the reckoning with Charlie Maggs taking off 8lb.

4/1

2nd

11

22nd Apr 2023

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

14:15 Bangor-on-Dee

Taragrace

11st 1lb

J: Charlie Maggs

T: Donald McCain

Ran poorly in November, after a break, but is usually pretty consistent and has dropped another 2lb since her respectable fourth at Catterick (2m3f, good) in February; considered each-way.

12/1

Form: 6-3

Last run: 253 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Bettered low-key bumper debut when third at Fontwell (good) last May; that form isn't anything to get too excited about and she encounters very different ground here, but she ought to have a future over jumps.

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0

10

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 123y

15:55 Thurles

Maid On The Moon

11st 0lb

J: Ms H Phillips

T: Miss Elizabeth Anne Lalor

Winning hurdler in Britain, rated 99 in Ireland; fair placed form since winning at the start of the autumn points campaign; taking a big rise in class now.

40/1

4th

6

14th May 2023

Good

2m 4f 11y

Class 4

16:05 Ludlow

Maid On The Moon

10st 13lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Alan King

held up in rear

9/2

2nd

6

9th Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

16:33 Doncaster

Maid On The Moon

11st 2lb

J: Alexander Thorne

T: Alan King

Off the mark in novice contest at Huntingdon (2m3f, soft) last March; best effort this term when close third in handicap at same course (2m4f, good) two starts ago; that form puts her in the picture.

5/1

Form: 6-0

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Displayed minor promise when midfield in good-ground Southwell bumper last April but finished well down the field on soft ground at Ffos Las in November; significant improvement needed on this hurdling debut.

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3rd

9

23rd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

15:20 Hereford

Bonnie Bresil

10st 3lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Henry Daly

Improved for the step up 2m5f when third of 15 on recent handicap debut at Exeter; that was her first outing since March and this unexposed 5yo could take another step forward here; she's one to consider.

100/30

3rd

16

4th Nov 2022

Good

2m 5f 137y

Class 4

13:50 Exeter

Bonnie Bresil

10st 6lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Henry Daly

midfield

12/1

4th

2

28th Mar 2022

Good

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:45 Ludlow

Bonnie Bresil

10st 12lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Henry Daly

Showed only minor promise on first two hurdling starts and has a lot to find with the principals here; will probably be of greater interest when qualified for handicaps and moved up in trip.

25/1

Form: 3

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fair Flat-racer who made very promising start to hurdling career when third of 17 at Lingfield (2m, good to soft) in November; unraced on ground slower than that but has big role to play if she handles these conditions.

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5th

3

5th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:05 Ffos Las

Rock Of Fame

11st 13lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

0-7 over hurdles but gave good account before fading into third behind two unexposed rivals at Huntingdon (2m4f, good) last month and also ran well on her only visit to Ffos Las; one to consider.

7/1

3rd

3

30th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Rock Of Fame

11st 8lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Venetia Williams

Maiden who should be on a fair mark on the best of her 1m2f Flat form but it hasn't worked out that way in handicap hurdles so far and she also needs to prove she can stay this new trip.

11/2

5th

6

11th Dec 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

14:28 Southwell

Rock Of Fame

10st 9lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Venetia Williams

prominent, ridden home turn, switched right and no impression just after 2 out, weakened last

9/2

Form: 6-06

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Out of a useful hurdler but didn't show enough in her three bumpers to warrant serious consideration on today's hurdling debut.

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6th

5

18th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

19:50 Southwell

Shantou Boudicca

11st 2lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Tjade Collier

Moderate form in bumpers and novice hurdles at around 2m; shaped a bit better when stepped up to 2m7f on handicap debut last time, but more needed.

10/1

8th

6

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:15 Hexham

Shantou Boudicca

11st 1lb

J: Benjamin Abbott

T: Tjade Collier

Yet to show anything more than minor promise after four hurdling starts, most recently when modest third of five in Sedgefield novice (2m1f, good to soft) three weeks ago, but makes her handicap debut in a low-grade event and the step up in trip may prompt improvement.

16/1

3rd

4

8th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

15:20 Sedgefield

Shantou Boudicca

10st 12lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Tjade Collier

OUR TIP

Form: 08-P

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Struggling from fairly early stage when 300-1 for last month's hurdling debut at Ludlow (2m5f, good to soft); dropped in trip here.

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3

13th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

16:00 Bangor-on-Dee

Celestial Light

11st 0lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

Struggling from fairly early stage when 300-1 for last month's hurdling debut at Ludlow (2m5f, good to soft); dropped in trip here.

100/1

5

22nd Dec 2021

Good To Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

13:15 Ludlow

Celestial Light

10st 10lb

J: William Kennedy

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

200-1 when down the field in bumpers; hard to fancy.

200/1

Form: 078P0P

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 20

Form & Verdict

Didn't show any significant ability on her three hurdling starts in the autumn (2m-3m1f) and makes no appeal here.

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5

13th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

16:00 Bangor-on-Dee

Lucky Monarch

11st 0lb

J: Chris Ward

T: Michael Mullineaux

Didn't show any significant ability on her three hurdling starts in the autumn (2m-3m1f) and makes no appeal here.

100/1

6

20th Nov 2021

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 4

13:23 Huntingdon

Lucky Monarch

10st 11lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Michael Mullineaux

Yet to show much ability, including twice over hurdles; blinkers worn latest replaced by cheekpieces.

100/1

12th

5

29th Oct 2021

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:13 Uttoxeter

Lucky Monarch

11st 5lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Michael Mullineaux

No promise in bumpers and inauspicious hurdling debut last week; blinkers now fitted.

100/1

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Exacta £201.00
Straight Forecast £185.70
Trifecta £969.00

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Billams Legacy

RP Ratings:

Rock Of Fame

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Telegraph:

Rock Of Fame

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