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13:33 Taunton

Good To Soft

BioWaveGo 100% Drug Free Pain Relief Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4520.18
  • 2m 0f 104y
  • Class 4
  • 12 runners
  • Win time: 4m 10s
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BioWaveGo 100% Drug Free Pain Relief Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.00
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 133531 CD

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Generally reliable 7yo who got back on the scoresheet with a stylish win in a big field over C&D two weeks ago; up 8lb but that was a clear personal best last time and she's a major player again; last win was on soft but her first success came on good ground.

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4th

4

26th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 3

16:20 Taunton

Amelias Dance

11st 9lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Robert Walford

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, weakened from 2 out

2/1

2nd

1

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

16:35 Hereford

Amelias Dance

12st 0lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Robert Walford

Four-time hurdle winner; runner-up on four of her five appearances this season, most recently when losing out only narrowly at Kempton (2m, soft) last month; 3lb rise puts her on new career-high mark but she ought to make her presence felt again.

9/4

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14/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 63-715 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Got back in the groove with a 2m win at Market Rasen (good to soft) last month but she failed to repeat the form when a well-held fifth of nine there (2m2f) on Boxing Day; drops back in trip but has a patchy record and others are more persuasive.

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3rd

3

18th Apr 2024

Good

2m 4f 127y

Class 1

15:15 Cheltenham

Midnight Ginger

10st 9lb

J: James Martin

T: Andrew J Martin

Always ridden these days by claimer James Martin; opened chasing account at second attempt, finishing with a flourish at Chepstow (2m, heavy) in January; two backward steps since, on heavy ground again over 2m3f and 3m; needs a return to her best but she did run creditably on good ground last spring.

6/1

4th

1

20th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 4

15:30 Market Rasen

Midnight Ginger

12st 0lb

J: James Martin

T: Andrew J Martin

Four-time hurdle winner; opened chasing account at second attempt, finishing with a flourish from unlikely position to lead close home at Chepstow (2m, heavy) in January; no impact when third of five at same track (2m3f) last month but she made some late gains and looks worth another try at this staying trip; not ruled out.

7/2

3rd

1

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 98y

Class 4

14:33 Chepstow

Midnight Ginger

12st 0lb

J: James Martin

T: Andrew J Martin

held up in rear, outpaced after 5 out, not fluent 4 out, went modest third approaching last, no match for first two

4/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 116 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

No great shakes on the Flat but he won his first two hurdle runs in good style late last year; found things tough at Chepstow last time but that was in a Grade 1 juvenile event and he could resume his progress on this handicap hurdle debut; interesting contender.

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3rd

8

22nd Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:33 Taunton

Tease And Seize

10st 13lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

No great shakes on the Flat but he won his first two hurdle runs in good style late last year; found things tough at Chepstow last time but that was in a Grade 1 juvenile event and he could resume his progress on this handicap hurdle debut; interesting contender.

4/1

6th

12

27th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 1

13:40 Chepstow

Tease And Seize

11st 0lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

No great shakes on the Flat but he's taken well to hurdling, winning by just over 4l at Ludlow (good) and Market Rasen (penalised; good to soft); not totally convinced that today's greater emphasis on stamina will play to his strengths.

16/1

1st

2

2nd Dec 2021

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

12:52 Market Rasen

Tease And Seize

11st 5lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

Just a fair Flat-racer but took well to hurdling and won quite comfortably on last month's stable debut at Ludlow (2m, good); major player if handling today's slower ground.

6/4

Form: 32

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Dual French Flat winner last year; placed on British/hurdling debut at Ffos Las in October (winner a useful prospect) and he shaped with promise when a clear second at Fontwell (2m1f, soft) last month; should have more to offer now switched to a handicap and he's respected for in-form yard.

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0

4

9th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

2m 3f 34y

Class 5

17:15 Market Rasen

Cornicello

11st 12lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

held up in last, detached throughout, pulled up before 3 out, never going well

14/1

4th

3

16th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

19:20 Fontwell

Cornicello

11st 9lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Can be considered on his two wins last autumn but hasn't found that form in a pair of starts this spring; last of four at Ffos Las 20 days ago and blinkers now fitted in an attempt to perk him up.

10/1

4th

3

27th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

19:25 Ffos Las

Cornicello

11st 11lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

prominent, ridden and outpaced 3f out, weakened 2f out

9/2

Form: 102/84 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Won a maiden hurde at Uttoxeter (2m, good to soft) in June 2019 but he's had only four runs since and has not made an impact in two starts this winter; didn't run badly at Wetherby on Boxing Day but he needs to step up to get involved here.

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4th

2

20th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 212y

Class 2

13:50 Ludlow

Feel The Pinch

11st 9lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Has won his last two handicap chases and just about career-best form when winning by 6l over C&D last month; soft ground was slower than ideal when tailed off on his return to hurdles at Bangor; 6lb higher than for that recent course win but should give another good account.

5/2

4th

1

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

13:11 Bangor-on-Dee

Feel The Pinch

12st 2lb

J: Gearoid Harney

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Four-time course winner who has won five of his ten starts for current yard, with three gained over hurdles and two over fences; on same mark as for his clearcut chase win at Ludlow (2m, good to soft) on Monday and he's a big player again back in this sphere.

100/30

1st

3

27th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 212y

Class 3

14:50 Ludlow

Feel The Pinch

11st 1lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Has won four of his nine starts for current yard, the latest gained in good style over hurdles at Southwell (2m, good) last month; found things tough in big field at Cheltenham last time but he's back in calmer waters on this return to chasing and is 2-5 in this sphere; dangerous.

7/2

Form: 42

Last run: 69 days

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Won 1m4f/1m2f handicaps on good to firm for Ralph Beckett and also handled soft; second run over hurdles was much better than the first, when a clear second at Fontwell (2m1f) in November; open to more progress on handicap hurdle debut and he's one to keep an eye on.

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6th

12

(3)

8th Mar 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 4

17:05 Kempton (AW)

Rhebus Road

9st 0lb

J: Thomas Greatrex

T: Oliver Sherwood

Has won over hurdles for current yard; never landed a blow at Wolverhampton (1m4f; first Flat start since 2021) last month but shaped as if this extra distance may help.

25/1

7th

9

(1)

13th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 4

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Rhebus Road

9st 7lb

J: Thomas Greatrex

T: Oliver Sherwood

Not seen on the Flat since 1m2f turf win for Ralph Beckett in September 2021 and was well beaten on only previous AW start; in fairly good form over hurdles in the autumn but probably best watched here.

14/1

5

(11)

1st Feb 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 5

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Rhebus Road

9st 12lb

J: Thomas Greatrex

T: Oliver Sherwood

Two Flat wins for Ralph Beckett in the second half of 2021; successful over hurdles for this yard last May; not at his best in that sphere when last seen in December; career best required to take this.

14/1

Form: 21366 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Plenty of promise in two 3yo hurdles in France, winning at Compiegne (2m1f, soft) in September; promising British debut in November but was disappointing next time before finishing sixth on handicap debut here (2m3f) three weeks ago; now drops back in trip but others look stronger.

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2nd

12

8th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

13:50 Taunton

Kalzari

10st 13lb

J: David Noonan

T: David Pipe

Plenty of promise in two 3yo hurdles in France, winning at Compiegne (2m1f, soft) in September; well below that form in Britain, never-dangerous seventh in handicap here 17 days ago; others look stronger.

14/1

7th

12

22nd Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:33 Taunton

Kalzari

10st 6lb

J: David Noonan

T: David Pipe

Plenty of promise in two 3yo hurdles in France, winning at Compiegne (2m1f, soft) in September; promising British debut in November but was disappointing next time before finishing sixth on handicap debut here (2m3f) three weeks ago; now drops back in trip but others look stronger.

14/1

6th

5

30th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

12:15 Taunton

Kalzari

10st 10lb

J: Philip Armson

T: David Pipe

Plenty of promise in two 3yo hurdles in France, winning at Compiegne (2m1f, soft) in September; positive first run in Britain but she was never going when only 4-1 for a Uttoxeter handicap (2m, soft) and the tongue-tie tried there is replaced by cheekpieces; could be a player should that switch work.

13/2

Form: 158723 D

Last run: 61 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Won maiden hurdle at Bangor last May (2m, soft); failed to shine in early handicap runs but has fared better with his placed efforts at Kempton and Ludlow (both on good) in last two starts; his latest third was behind a big improver and he's respected off 2lb lower here.

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6th

4

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 109y

Class 5

19:00 Exeter

Man Of Light

11st 7lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

2m hurdle winner (soft); if transferring his ability from that sphere to this, he looks well treated; could have been forgiven for needing his hurdles outing in January after a long layoff but needs confidence restoring after a heavy fall on his chase debut.

7/1

5

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 12y

Class 5

16:40 Taunton

Man Of Light

11st 5lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

took keen hold, midfield, jumped left 1st, headway when fell heavily 5 out

10/1

Form: 33-58F

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

14-race maiden under both codes; ran well for a long way on stable debut at Wincanton (1m7f novice) last month but was beaten when falling heavily; now returns to a handicap but she looks on a tough mark and others are preferred; blinkers worn last time are removed.

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3rd

3

31st Jan 2022

Good

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

16:10 Plumpton

Monete

11st 10lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Harriet Brown

15-race maiden under both codes and she was laboured before finishing ninth in a 2m Taunton handicap (second run for new yard) last time; dropped 4lb but she still looks on a tough enough mark and others are preferred; cheekpieces reapplied.

20/1

9th

9

22nd Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:33 Taunton

Monete

10st 9lb

J: Thomas Doggrell

T: Harriet Brown

14-race maiden under both codes; ran well for a long way on stable debut at Wincanton (1m7f novice) last month but was beaten when falling heavily; now returns to a handicap but she looks on a tough mark and others are preferred; blinkers worn last time are removed.

25/1

3

10th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

16:05 Taunton

Monete

12st 10lb

Maiden after 14 races; ran well for a long way on recent stable debut (blinkered for first time) but beaten when falling heavily; others preferred.

25/1

Form: 18-637 D

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Dual hurdle winner (2m/2m1f); versatile ground-wise but he's finished tailed off over fences and on the Flat in his last two starts; returns to hurdling off a reduced mark but is hard to predict; others more convincing.

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2nd

3

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:20 Worcester

Bannister

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Tom George

Won twice here last summer, latterly beating Pillar Of Steel narrowly off 5lb higher; has been rather subdued on last two runs, following a break, but returning here can only be a good thing.

3/1

5th

1

1st May 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:57 Warwick

Bannister

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Tom George

Won two handicap hurdles at Worcester last summer and he's now 2lb lower than for the second of them; never in the hunt at Exeter three weeks ago but that was his first run for 165 days and better is expected today.

10/1

6th

9

11th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

14:15 Exeter

Bannister

11st 6lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

held up in rear

14/1

Form: 2118/P CD

Last run: 84 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Won twice over hurdles (2m/1m7f) in 2019-20 campaign but he missed last season and achieved nothing at Ascot (40-1) on comeback in October; big drop back in grade but has questions to answer after another break.

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11th

2

22nd Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:33 Taunton

Bathsheba Bay

11st 11lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Paul Nicholls

Won twice over hurdles (2m/1m7f) in 2019-20 campaign but he missed last season and achieved nothing at Ascot (40-1) on comeback in October; big drop back in grade but has questions to answer after another break.

12/1

14

27th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 3

15:40 Kempton

Bathsheba Bay

10st 4lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Paul Nicholls

Successful twice in the 2019-20 campaign; missed last season and achieved nothing on return to action two months ago; needs to prove that he retains ability.

14

30th Oct 2021

Soft

1m 7f 152y

Class 1

13:10 Ascot

Bathsheba Bay

10st 0lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Paul Nicholls

Very capable Flat horse for Richard Hannon and he started well in his first season over hurdles with wins in maiden and handicap company at about 2m; absent, though, since struggling in a Grade 2 (won by Highway One O Two) in February 2020 and this is no soft option on his belated return.

25/1

Form: 4-1488 CD

Last run: 61 days

W: 11st 4lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Won off 2lb lower at Newton Abbot (2m1f, good) on stable debut in September but disappointing since and beat only one rival at Ludlow last time; returns from a short break but he needs a major revival.

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10

30th Dec 2022

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

15:45 Taunton

Borak

11st 2lb

J: Bradley Roberts

T: Deborah Faulkner

Multiple winner down the years but far from consistent in either code in recent times; tailed off the last twice (hurdling/AW).

40/1

1

22nd Dec 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

15:40 Ffos Las

Borak

12st 0lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Deborah Faulkner

Multiple winner down the years but far from consistent in either code in recent times and he's worth taking on under a big weight.

25/1

10

(6)

14th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Borak

9st 5lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Deborah Faulkner

Has gained most wins over hurdles and it's seven years since his last Flat success; far from consistent in both codes in recent times; opposed.

40/1

Form: 65-783

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Well held in three bumpers and same story in three hurdles runs, most recently when a remote third at Exeter (2m, heavy) last month; this is more realistic but she still needs to find improvement on handicap debut.

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4th

7

10th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

16:10 Taunton

Sweet Nightingale

11st 2lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Polly Gundry

Some good runs this year in Class 4 events but she does have to bounce back from a quiet run at Newton Abbot, though that was in June; not handicapped out of it if revived by a break.

12/1

7th

1

21st Jun 2022

Good

2m 2f 110y

Class 5

18:55 Newton Abbot

Sweet Nightingale

12st 0lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Polly Gundry

Won well over C&D in May and has continued the good work in Class 4 events; probably has little margin for error off this mark but she's entitled to be thereabouts.

5/1

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Selections

LAMBOURN:

Rhebus Road

TOPSPEED:

Tease And Seize

POSTDATA:

Cornicello

RP Ratings:

Midnight Ginger

The Times:

Cornicello

Daily Mirror:

Tease And Seize

The Sun:

Tease And Seize

The Guardian:

Rhebus Road

Daily Express:

Rhebus Road

The Star:

Rhebus Road

Daily Record:

Rhebus Road