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13:30 Huntingdon

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EBF “National Hunt” Novices’ Hurdle (Qualifier) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4629.1
  • 1m 7f 171y
  • Class 4
  • 9 runners
  • Win time: 4m 0s
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EBF “National Hunt” Novices’ Hurdle (Qualifier) (GBB Race)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

5/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.80
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 2

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Joined Dan Skelton after finishing second in good-ground Irish point in September; very promising start to rules career when clear second to useful rival at Ludlow (2m, good to soft) last month; major player.

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8th

2

8th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 14y

Class 3

16:20 Kelso

Frere DArmes

11st 11lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

prominent, pressed leader 4 out, weakened quickly approaching last

5/1

4th

3

22nd Apr 2024

Good

2m 2f 0y

Class 3

18:00 Kempton

Frere DArmes

11st 11lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

midfield, headway 5th, outpaced after 2 out, kept on

4/1

3rd

2

24th Mar 2024

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 2

15:20 Ascot

Frere DArmes

11st 11lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

jumped slightly left throughout, raced in second

2/1

9/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 43

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Just a respectable fourth on last spring's bumper debut but displayed improvement when keeping-on third (albeit no threat to front pair) over hurdles at Chepstow (2m, soft) recently and probably has more to offer.

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10th

8

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 2

15:08 Chepstow

Thanksforthehelp

11st 2lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

Cruised to victory in first-time cheekpieces in this race (good to soft) last year off 10lb lower; a slightly disappointing when favourite for Pertemps Final at Cheltenham the following month and followed his Southwell novice win with a poor show on good ground in May; absent since but would have a good shout if returning in the form he showed in this 12 months ago.

13/2

10

13th May 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 58y

Class 2

12:35 Haydock

Thanksforthehelp

11st 0lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

Low-mileage 6yo who cruised to victory in first-time cheekpieces at Chepstow (2m7f, good to soft) in February; slightly disappointing when favourite for Pertemps Final at Cheltenham the following month but proved his wellbeing with a recent novice win and still has potential.

4/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 10-22 D

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won Newton Abbot bumper in 2020 and was second in Listed bumper here (also on good) last month; has form on soft ground too and it will be interesting to see how she fares on today's hurdling debut.

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5th

4

15th Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

15:54 Stratford

Lady Jane P

10st 12lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Adrian Wintle

midfield, headway 5th, went second and mistake 2 out, lost second and weakened home turn

5/1

2nd

3

16th Sep 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

15:20 Newton Abbot

Lady Jane P

11st 0lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Adrian Wintle

prominent, made strong challenge before 2 out, slight lead and ridden when mistake last, soon headed, not recover

13/8

3rd

10

14th Jan 2022

Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

13:30 Huntingdon

Lady Jane P

10st 7lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Won Newton Abbot bumper in 2020 and was second in Listed bumper here (also on good) last month; has form on soft ground too and it will be interesting to see how she fares on today's hurdling debut.

11/2

Form: 4-745

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Outran 50-1 odds when very respectable fourth on hurdle debut at Fontwell (2m3f, soft) in October but took backward step when well-held fifth at Hereford (2m3f, good) last month and others here look stronger.

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5th

1

12th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

15:50 Ayr

Walkonthewildside

11st 12lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

8th

7

27th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 164y

Class 4

15:50 Fontwell

Walkonthewildside

11st 4lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Olly Murphy

Beaten between 14l and 23l in his qualifying runs (2m-2m3f), probably running his best race here in October (soft); should improve for going handicapping.

3/1

4th

9

14th Jan 2022

Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

13:30 Huntingdon

Walkonthewildside

11st 0lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Olly Murphy

Outran 50-1 odds when very respectable fourth on hurdle debut at Fontwell (2m3f, soft) in October but took backward step when well-held fifth at Hereford (2m3f, good) last month and others here look stronger.

16/1

Form: 23-755

Last run: 58 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed in two bumpers last season (AW/good) and ran quite well when fifth of 15 in Warwick novice hurdle (2m, good) in November; still has potential but needs to improve to win here; unraced on turf slower than good.

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4th

8

2nd Dec 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

14:41 Doncaster

Presenting Pete

10st 6lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: John Mackie

Kept on well to score by 5l at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) in August and has good claims here if judged on that form but has looked out of sorts on both outings this autumn and needs to bounce back.

10/1

6th

8

22nd Oct 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

17:15 Kempton

Presenting Pete

11st 5lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: John Mackie

took keen hold, pressed leader

10/1

Form: 6993-P

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Didn't show any significant promise in four bumpers last season and was pulled up when 200-1 for recent hurdling debut at Newbury.

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6

30th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 49y

Class 4

14:50 Fontwell

Joeys Gift

11st 8lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Michael Attwater

Well beaten at huge odds on first two hurdling starts; today's faster ground is probably in his favour but he still can't be recommended.

100/1

6th

4

14th Jan 2022

Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

13:30 Huntingdon

Joeys Gift

11st 0lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Michael Attwater

Didn't show any significant promise in four bumpers last season and was pulled up when 200-1 for recent hurdling debut at Newbury.

100/1

6

29th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 4

12:50 Newbury

Joeys Gift

11st 5lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Michael Attwater

Hurdles debutant who has plenty to find on last season's bumper form, most recently a modest third of four runners at Fontwell in March.

100/1

Form: 6

Last run: 180 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Out of a half-sister to high-class jumper Shooting Light but unable to justify prominence in the betting when well beaten in good-ground Stratford bumper last summer and hasn't raced again since.

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6

5th Apr 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:25 Southwell

Old Duke

11st 6lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

8

4th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

13:20 Chepstow

Old Duke

11st 2lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

Unable to justify prominence in the betting when well beaten in Stratford bumper last summer and, following a break, was tailed off at triple-digit odds in Huntingdon novice hurdle last month.

50/1

7th

5

14th Jan 2022

Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

13:30 Huntingdon

Old Duke

11st 0lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

Out of a half-sister to high-class jumper Shooting Light but unable to justify prominence in the betting when well beaten in good-ground Stratford bumper last summer and hasn't raced again since.

33/1

Form: 95-2

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Bettered his two low-key bumper runs when second (no match for winner) in C&D maiden hurdle (good) in November, despite racing too freely and not jumping well; open to further improvement and enters calculations.

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6th

5

21st Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 0y

Class 4

13:40 Warwick

Peace River

11st 6lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Alan King

Finished lame when last seen in January but had earlier run a fair race behind a much more experienced 125-rated rival at Huntingdon in November (2m, good), finishing ahead of a subsequent dual winner; is open to improvement.

7/2

8th

6

14th Jan 2022

Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

13:30 Huntingdon

Peace River

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Alan King

Bettered his two low-key bumper runs when second (no match for winner) in C&D maiden hurdle (good) in November, despite racing too freely and not jumping well; open to further improvement and enters calculations.

7/1

2nd

4

20th Nov 2021

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

12:15 Huntingdon

Peace River

11st 4lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Beaten over 20l in two bumpers, and, although he is related to winning jumpers and represents a top yard, others have more obvious claims.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 22

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Runner-up on Irish point debut last spring (yielding to soft) and in both bumpers in the autumn, the latter on good ground at Ascot; looks a good prospect for novice hurdles and ought to be very competitive here.

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1

6th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

17:00 Warwick

Dream In The Park

11st 11lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Emma Lavelle

Dual hurdle winner who struggled in his first two chase runs in November but his fourth of 11 at Ascot (2m5f, good) in March was a much better effort; was only beaten around 4l in that race and has claims if he can build on that.

9/2

4th

8

24th Mar 2024

Good

2m 5f 8y

Class 4

14:10 Ascot

Dream In The Park

11st 3lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Emma Lavelle

Scored off 1lb higher over hurdles here (2m3f, good) in October 2022 but made disappointing start to chasing career in the autumn (two attempts); remains lightly raced and should not be written off just yet but others in this line-up have much less to prove.

16/1

Form: 6-9

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Safely held (albeit on heavy ground) in course bumper on recent stable debut; probably best watched now switching to hurdles.

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1st

11

12th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

15:50 Plumpton

Ez Tiger

11st 2lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Alex Hales

Made his breakthrough off 2lb lower at Southwell (2m, good) last summer but was not at his best on either appearance at start of this year and some of the others in this line-up look more interesting.

14/1

6th

7

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

14:35 Market Rasen

Ez Tiger

10st 12lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Alex Hales

took keen hold, prominent, mistake 3rd

8/1

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Exacta £134.00
Straight Forecast £149.30
Trifecta £266.00

Selections

WEST COUNTRY:

Lady Jane P

The Guardian:

Dream In The Park

POSTDATA:

Thanksforthehelp

The Times:

Peace River

Telegraph:

Lady Jane P

The Star:

Lady Jane P