January 28 / 16.10 Huntingdon

16.10 Huntingdon Good To Soft

Pertemps Network Open Maiden National Hunt Flat Race (Category 3 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £2178.4
  • 1m 7f 171y
  • Class 5
  • 14 runners
  • Win time: 3m 48s
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Pertemps Network Open Maiden National Hunt Flat Race (Category 3 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.70
  • Place: £1.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won by 25l from the front on point debut at Barbury (2m4f, good to soft) last month; it's tricky to gauge what that form is worth but it will be very interesting to see how he fares here.
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14th

18

9th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

18:20 Aintree

Western Zephyr

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Charlie Longsdon

Won a Barbury point by 25l and he was backed into favouritism prior to a workmanlike success at Huntingdon (good to soft), the form of which has worked out well with the two behind him both successful since; wouldn't underestimate.

12/1

1st

9

28th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:10 Huntingdon

Western Zephyr

11st 6lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Charlie Longsdon

Won by 25l from the front on point debut at Barbury (2m4f, good to soft) last month; it's tricky to gauge what that form is worth but it will be very interesting to see how he fares here.

6/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 3

Last run: 85 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Made the frame in two Irish points last spring and was close third at Newbury (good) on rules debut in November; that looked a below-average bumper for the track but he's still of significant interest here.
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1st

3

29th Mar 2022

Good

1m 5f 159y

Class 5

16:25 Fontwell

Rambo T

11st 0lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Olly Murphy

3

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:40 Stratford

Rambo T

11st 4lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Olly Murphy

Made the frame in two Irish points last spring and went close in two bumpers in the winter, coming right away with the favourite last time; sets the standard for a yard also responsible for Ukantango.

7/2

2nd

8

28th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:10 Huntingdon

Rambo T

11st 6lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Olly Murphy

Made the frame in two Irish points last spring and was close third at Newbury (good) on rules debut in November; that looked a below-average bumper for the track but he's still of significant interest here.

5/1

12/1

  • Place: £4.30

Form: 5

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Cost 42,000euros as a 3yo and kept on for very respectable fifth on last month's debut at Southwell (good to soft); ought to build on that performance here.
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1st

3

27th Mar 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Carlisle

Imperial B G

11st 3lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Beaten about 13l at Huntingdon the last time but in a better bumper than this and he should go very close.

8/11

3rd

7

28th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:10 Huntingdon

Imperial B G

11st 6lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Cost 42,000euros as a 3yo and kept on for very respectable fifth on last month's debut at Southwell (good to soft); ought to build on that performance here.

12/1

5th

8

12th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

13:20 Southwell

Imperial B G

11st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

42,000euros 3yo; first foal; dam unraced half-sister to useful jumper Bundle Of Fun and hunter chase/prolific point winner Chesnut Annie; with a good stable (13% strike-rate in bumpers); could have a say.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 4

Last run: 118 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Represents stable with pretty good strike-rate in bumpers and wasn't beaten far when fourth of seven at Fontwell (heavy) in October but today's race looks more competitive.
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2nd

2

28th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 1f 164y

Class 5

16:45 Plumpton

Forest Jump

11st 5lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Chris Gordon

Only 6l behind the winner at Fontwell (heavy) and although beaten nearly triple that distance at Huntingdon (good to soft) he actually posted a higher RPR; should be in the thick of it, but vulnerable to something with real potential.

5/1

4th

3

28th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:10 Huntingdon

Forest Jump

11st 6lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Chris Gordon

Represents stable with pretty good strike-rate in bumpers and wasn't beaten far when fourth of seven at Fontwell (heavy) in October but today's race looks more competitive.

10/1

4th

5

2nd Oct 2021

Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

17:10 Fontwell

Forest Jump

10st 13lb

J: Joshua Moore

T: Chris Gordon

Fourth foal; half-brother to point/bumper winner Karlie; dam unraced half-sister to bumper/useful hurdle/chase winner Locksmith and a Listed-placed Flat winner; trainer has good strike-rate in bumpers but riding arrangements suggest Sami Bear is his main hope today.

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fourth foal; dam placed in bumpers/over jumps, half-sister to smart jumper Emotional Moment; has fairly good standard to reach on debut and trainer is 0-18 in bumpers.
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5th

1

28th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:10 Huntingdon

Emotional Memories

11st 6lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: D J Jeffreys

Fourth foal; dam placed in bumpers/over jumps, half-sister to smart jumper Emotional Moment; has fairly good standard to reach on debut and trainer is 0-18 in bumpers.

33/1

Form: 5 BF

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Out of a sister to high-class bumper/very smart hurdle winner Cousin Vinny; disappointing joint-favourite when well-held fifth at Market Rasen (soft) last month but presumably though capable of better.
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6th

2

28th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:10 Huntingdon

Festive Glory

11st 6lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Out of a sister to high-class bumper/very smart hurdle winner Cousin Vinny; disappointing joint-favourite when well-held fifth at Market Rasen (soft) last month but presumably though capable of better.

7/1

5th

3

2nd Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

15:22 Market Rasen

Festive Glory

11st 4lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

40,000euros 3yo; fifth foal; half-brother to point and 3m hurdle winner Babeny Bridge; dam 2m6f hurdle winner, sister to high-class bumper and very smart hurdle winner Cousin Vinny; interesting newcomer from yard with pretty good strike-rate in bumpers (16%).

7/1

2

21st Oct 2021

Heavy

2m 0f 167y

Class 5

16:05 Newton Abbot

Festive Glory

11st 0lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

40,000euros 3yo; fifth foal; half-brother to point and 3m hurdle winner Babeny Bridge; dam 2m6f hurdle winner, sister to high-class bumper and very smart hurdle winner Cousin Vinny; interesting newcomer from stable with pretty good strike-rate in bumpers (16%).

8/1

Form: 39

Last run: 100 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
May not be seen to best effect until tackling longer trips but the form of his staying-on third at Worcester (good) last May has worked out well and he ran as though something was amiss there in October; had wind op soon afterwards; not ruled out each-way.
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1

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Herecomeshogan

11st 12lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Martin Keighley

Six-race maiden with a mixed record but he was a promising 2l third of 12 in a Newton Abbot maiden (2m2f, good) two weeks ago; takes a big step up in trip but he has plenty of stamina on dam's side and is open to more progress on this handicap debut; interesting contender.

13/2

3rd

5

16th Apr 2022

Good

2m 2f 110y

Class 4

14:49 Newton Abbot

Herecomeshogan

11st 6lb

J: James Best

T: Martin Keighley

3

21st Mar 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:20 Southwell

Herecomeshogan

11st 3lb

J: David Bass

T: Martin Keighley

Finished behind today's rival Boombawn in a Worcester bumper last spring (debut) and hasn't really kicked on since; left a remote third on hurdles debut at Catterick (2m maiden, soft; 20-1) three weeks ago.

25/1

Form: 4

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Out of a French Grade 1 chase winner and made promising debut when fourth of 18 at Wincanton (soft) last month; features prominently in calculations here.
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8th

6

28th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:10 Huntingdon

Hunting Brook

11st 6lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Out of a French Grade 1 chase winner and made promising debut when fourth of 18 at Wincanton (soft) last month; features prominently in calculations here.

7/2

4th

10

26th Dec 2021

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

15:45 Wincanton

Hunting Brook

11st 0lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Second foal; half-brother to useful 2m1f-2m2f hurdle winner Zurekin; dam French 2m1f-2m5f chase winner (including Grade 1), half-sister to 2m-3m1f high-class hurdle/chase winner Crystal D'Ainay and 3m2f Grade 3 chase winner Etoile D'Ainay; has a classy pedigree and changed hands for 90,000euros as a 3yo; interesting newcomer for stable that won this race in 2014.

6/1

Form: 2 BF

Last run: 70 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Out of a French cross-country winner; 6-4 favourite and creditable second to a subsequent hurdle winner when ridden very positively on debut at Catterick (good) in November; likely contender here.
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2nd

4

7th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:45 Warwick

Hermes Le Gris

11st 4lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Warren Greatrex

3rd

4

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

17:25 Taunton

Hermes Le Gris

11st 4lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Warren Greatrex

9th

5

28th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:10 Huntingdon

Hermes Le Gris

11st 6lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Warren Greatrex

Out of a French cross-country winner; 6-4 favourite and creditable second to a subsequent hurdle winner when ridden very positively on debut at Catterick (good) in November; likely contender here.

5/1

25/1

Form: 7

Last run: 44 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Sister to four winners; not beaten far when seventh of 11 in fillies' race at Newbury (1m4f, good to soft) last month but was allowed to set a steady pace there and others here have stronger claims.
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5th

7

29th Mar 2022

Good

1m 5f 159y

Class 5

16:25 Fontwell

Boro Lass

10st 0lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gay Kelleway

6th

9

27th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

16:50 Fontwell

Boro Lass

10st 0lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gay Kelleway

Sister to four winners; probably flattered from the front at Newbury as she then finished tailed off at Huntingdon when 80-1.

100/1

10th

14

28th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:10 Huntingdon

Boro Lass

10st 0lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Gay Kelleway

Sister to four winners; not beaten far when seventh of 11 in fillies' race at Newbury (1m4f, good to soft) last month but was allowed to set a steady pace there and others here have stronger claims.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
35,000euros 3yo; fifth foal; dam unraced sister to useful jumper Sizing Machine; makes debut in what looks a fairly competitive race; considered only if lively in the betting.
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11th

11

28th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:10 Huntingdon

Coolamaine Lad

10st 7lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

35,000euros 3yo; fifth foal; dam unraced sister to useful jumper Sizing Machine; makes debut in what looks a fairly competitive race; considered only if lively in the betting.

20/1

12th
12
Sarsen

7/1

Form: 4

Last run: 104 days

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Out of a US dirt winner; beaten over 11l when fourth on debut at Market Rasen (1m5f, good) in October but that form now looks much better than it did at the time (first three all subsequent winners, the winner at Listed level); now wears a hood; can't be ignored.
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5th

9

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

17:25 Taunton

Sarsen

10st 10lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Alan King

12th

12

28th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:10 Huntingdon

Sarsen

10st 7lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Out of a US dirt winner; beaten over 11l when fourth on debut at Market Rasen (1m5f, good) in October but that form now looks much better than it did at the time (first three all subsequent winners, the winner at Listed level); now wears a hood; can't be ignored.

7/1

4th

6

16th Oct 2021

Good

1m 5f 21y

Class 5

15:25 Market Rasen

Sarsen

10st 12lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

£37,000 2yo and a half-brother to US 5.5f dirt winner K P Bling; dam US 6f/8.3f dirt winner, half-sister to US 1m3f turf Grade 3 winner Mr Maybe; connections heighten interest and market should be informative.

6/4

Form: 5

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Flat-bred mare; beaten about 25l when last of five in newcomers' race over C&D (soft) two weeks ago; difficult to enthuse over after that.
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1

13th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

19:00 Southwell

Anita’s Spirit

11st 6lb

J: James Davies

T: Derek Shaw

13th

10

28th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:10 Huntingdon

Anita’s Spirit

10st 13lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Derek Shaw

Flat-bred mare; beaten about 25l when last of five in newcomers' race over C&D (soft) two weeks ago; difficult to enthuse over after that.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta £192.00
Straight Forecast £200.10
Trifecta £3320.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Hunting Brook

WEST COUNTRY:

Imperial B G

The Times:

Sarsen

SPOTLIGHT:

Hermes Le Gris

Telegraph:

Western Zephyr

Daily Record:

Rambo T

POSTDATA:

Hunting Brook

The Guardian:

Hunting Brook

Daily Mail:

Hunting Brook

The Sun:

Hunting Brook

The Star:

Hunting Brook

Daily Mirror:

Imperial B G

Daily Express:

Sarsen

LAMBOURN:

Hermes Le Gris