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Cazoo Search Drive Smile Mares’ Handicap Hurdle (Go North Lady Buttons Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £4465.72
  • 2m 0f 178y
  • Class 5
  • 8 runners
  • Win time: 4m 15s
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Cazoo Search Drive Smile Mares’ Handicap Hurdle (Go North Lady Buttons Series Qualifier)

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

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11/10 (Won)

  • Win: £2.50
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 9-6111 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Much improved of late, completing a hat-trick (all around 2m) when pushed out to lead towards the finish at Taunton (good) five weeks ago; the front two were clear and she could still be on a good mark despite a further 8lb rise.

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Verdict Starting price

5th

6

18th Apr 2024

Good

2m 4f 127y

Class 1

15:15 Cheltenham

Lime Drop

10st 6lb

J: Alice Stevens

T: Henry Daly

Five wins as hurdler (latest two years ago) whereas she has come second over 2m/2m4f on varied ground in four of her five runs over fences, latest under Alice Stevens; met with a heavy defeat over hurdles at this meeting one year ago and today's task is made difficult by position 6lb out of the handicap.

8/1

6

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 3

15:35 Warwick

Lime Drop

11st 0lb

J: Alice Stevens

T: Henry Daly

Five-time hurdle winner who has made the frame in all four chases this season, most recently when second of four at Ludlow (2m4f, soft) ten days ago; has shown a tendency to jump left so today's switch to an anti-clockwise track ought to suit; major player.

5/2

2nd

2

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 11y

Class 4

17:24 Ludlow

Lime Drop

11st 3lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Henry Daly

Never threatened the winners when runner-up in two chases here last year (2m4f/2m) but got closer when third at Huntingdon (2m) after a break and this looks winnable; stable going well and one of her five hurdle wins came on soft ground.

6/4

25/1

  • Place: £4.30

Form: 59/670

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Four-time Flat winner but she's offered little since her latest success in March, including in handicap hurdles in recent months; hard to make a case for.

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5th

6

26th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

14:45 Sedgefield

Ravenscar

10st 11lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Soft-ground C&D winner just over a year ago and added to her tally at Doncaster (2m, good) last March; not firing on all cylinders this season, though, and needs a good boost from the first-time cheekpieces today.

14/1

6th

4

10th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

14:35 Doncaster

Ravenscar

11st 8lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

towards rear

7/1

3rd

3

17th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:00 Southwell

Ravenscar

11st 3lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Philip Kirby

Two hurdle wins at about 2m1f this year (soft and good ground), lifting her level at Doncaster in March; had some relatively quiet runs since but looked on the way back at Newcastle recently, is on winning mark and Harry Cobden up for the first time; yard won this in 2020.

7/2

3/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: P2-461

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

First run since wind surgery when off the mark in Catterick handicap (1m7f, soft) on New Year's Day, finding plenty to get the better of a sustained duel with the runner-up from the last; likely to remain competitive up 5lb.

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3rd

1

26th Jan 2022

Good

1m 7f 156y

Class 5

16:10 Catterick

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12st 0lb

J: Page Fuller

T: Jacqueline Coward

First run after wind surgery when winning over C&D (soft) under Page Fuller on New Year's Day, and she ran creditably off her revised mark at Sedgefield next time; likely to remain competitive.

11/2

3rd

2

14th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

15:20 Sedgefield

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11st 12lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Jacqueline Coward

First run since wind surgery when off the mark in Catterick handicap (1m7f, soft) on New Year's Day, finding plenty to get the better of a sustained duel with the runner-up from the last; likely to remain competitive up 5lb.

3/1

1st

7

1st Jan 2022

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 5

15:20 Catterick

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11st 4lb

J: Page Fuller

T: Jacqueline Coward

Bounced back with a close second at Sedgefield (2m4f, good to soft) in her final run last season; returned to action with a fair fourth there (2m1f) in November but her form dropped off last time and she carried her head awkwardly under pressure; has had wind surgery since but her rules record now stands at 0-11 and others are more convincing.

14/1

Form: P-7339

Last run: 67 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

0-9 over hurdles/fences when trained in France and well beaten in 2m1f Carlisle handicap hurdle on yard debut in November; dropped 4lb for that but would need to see market support to consider.

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0

10

30th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 6f 0y

Class 5

13:50 Newcastle

Gine Sacre

11st 6lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Pauline Robson

Showed promise over fences when trained in France; well beaten in her first two starts for this trainer but stepped up on that when third at Ayr (2m4f, heavy) on her most recent start almost two years ago; drops 7lb but has wellbeing to prove after such a layoff.

25/1

Form: 223456

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in two bumpers on joining this yard at the start of last summer, including on soft; also third on 2m1f Cartmel hurdle debut in June but she hasn't built on that, making no significant impact in two handicaps since returning from wind surgery; too soon to write off for good stable but she needs to leave those recent runs behind.

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4th

2

11th Nov 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

15:05 Southwell

Durragh

11st 11lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

The winner of two mares' handicaps this season but is higher in the weights now; held when brought down at the final flight on latest outing; others may prove better treated.

11/2

8

13th Sep 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

16:45 Uttoxeter

Durragh

10st 5lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

held up in behind leaders, ridden when outpaced after 2 out (usual 3 out), held when badly hampered by faller and brought down last

6/1

5th

3

18th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

15:15 Stratford

Durragh

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

held up in rear, good headway after 3 out, ridden and outpaced after 2 out, weakened approaching last

7/2

Form: -64UP0 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

0-9 over hurdles for Nicky Richards and changed hands for £1,000 prior to finishing well beaten in a 2m4f course handicap on her yard debut six weeks ago.

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4th

6

27th Mar 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:01 Carlisle

Kitty Hall

10st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Barbara Butterworth

Bumper winner here for Nicky Richards; best run for current stable when finishing third in a similar race over C&D 17 days ago; that gives her something to build on and she's not a forlorn hope despite racing from out of the handicap.

4/1

3rd

9

10th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

14:45 Carlisle

Kitty Hall

10st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Barbara Butterworth

Well handicapped on form as recent as last March for Nicky Richards, but her career went the wrong way subsequently and there's been no revival on her three starts for this stable.

25/1

7th

11

26th Jan 2022

Good

1m 7f 156y

Class 5

16:10 Catterick

Kitty Hall

10st 0lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Barbara Butterworth

0-11 over hurdles and neither of her runs for Barbara Butterworth has promised much; needs first-time tongue-strap to have transformative effect.

50/1

Form: 5066

Last run: 54 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Bumper debut not devoid of promise; beaten upwards of 28l in three 2m novice hurdles since but does have a basement mark to work with now handicapping; Welsh yard has a very healthy 27% strike-rate at this venue in the last five seasons; worth keeping an eye on in the betting.

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10

7th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

16:30 Southwell

Miss West

10st 5lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

Showed some bumper promise but isn't progressing by the looks and she offered little on her handicap debut.

16/1

7th

8

14th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

15:20 Sedgefield

Miss West

10st 0lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Evan Williams

Bumper debut not devoid of promise; beaten upwards of 28l in three 2m novice hurdles since but does have a basement mark to work with now handicapping; Welsh yard has a very healthy 27% strike-rate at this venue in the last five seasons; worth keeping an eye on in the betting.

14/1

6th

3

21st Nov 2021

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

12:10 Uttoxeter

Miss West

10st 12lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

Bumper debut not devoid of promise and didn't run badly at Chepstow on Friday, though as on her hurdling debut she was well held; opposable once more.

66/1

Form: 44

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Little form of worth on the Flat; fourth in a pair of 2m juveniles since switching to hurdles, the better effort when beaten just over 7l at Doncaster (soft) 16 days ago; pulled hard on both occasions and has a hood added now handicapping; hard to argue her opening mark looks generous but she is unexposed.

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7

14th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

15:20 Sedgefield

Fleeting Blue

10st 0lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Tony Coyle

Little form of worth on the Flat; fourth in a pair of 2m juveniles since switching to hurdles, the better effort when beaten just over 7l at Doncaster (soft) 16 days ago; pulled hard on both occasions and has a hood added now handicapping; hard to argue her opening mark looks generous but she is unexposed.

13/2

4th

3

29th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

13:03 Doncaster

Fleeting Blue

10st 12lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Tony Coyle

Very minor Flat form and she was tailed off when fourth on her switch to hurdling at Wetherby.

100/1

4th

10

24th Nov 2021

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

13:15 Wetherby

Fleeting Blue

10st 5lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Tony Coyle

Best RPR of only 45 in her five Flat runs at up to 1m2f this year; makes no appeal on hurdling debut.

200/1

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Exacta £354.00
Straight Forecast £355.10
Tricast £774.90
Trifecta £1203.00

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