February 10 / 16.20 Doncaster

16.20 Doncaster

Good

Virgin Bet Mares’ Handicap Hurdle (Go North Lady Buttons Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £5663.84
  • 2m 3f 88y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
  • Win time: 4m 49s
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Virgin Bet Mares’ Handicap Hurdle (Go North Lady Buttons Series Qualifier)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £34.00
  • Place: £5.60

Form: -13575 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 2lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Now 5lb lower than when winning at Bangor (2m4f, soft) last May but she's been well below form since, including at Sedgefield only four weeks ago; first-time visor replaces cheekpieces.
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Verdict Starting price

6th

3

20th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

16:41 Perth

Stop Talking

11st 5lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

5-21 over hurdles, including wins in this race in 2019 and off today's mark at Doncaster (2m3f, good; first-time visor) in February; below form on both appearances last month, though, and has become hard to predict.

16/1

7th

1

29th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

15:35 Uttoxeter

Stop Talking

12st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

5th

7

3rd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 3

14:30 Ludlow

Stop Talking

11st 1lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

First-time visor replaced cheekpieces when she was back to life for 33-1 win at Doncaster (2m3f, good) three weeks ago; finished strongly that day and won over nearly 2m5f on soft ground last May, but she underperformed when tried under rules at 2m6f (twice) and 3m (once).

5/1

9/2

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 11-U27

Last run: 65 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
Dual bumper scorer last season; translated that ability to hurdles when second at Market Rasen (2m4f, good) in November; well beaten on a much softer surface at Fontwell the following month but retains potential now handicapping after a break (had wind surgery).
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2nd

3

20th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 174y

Class 4

14:05 Ludlow

Moonamacaroona

11st 5lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Dual bumper winner but yet to score over hurdles; not beaten far in a competitive Newbury event this month and chance may hinge on whether step up to 3m unlocks a little improvement.

3/1

5th

13

2nd Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 118y

Class 1

14:45 Newbury

Moonamacaroona

10st 4lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Alan King

2-3 in bumpers but 0-5 over hurdles and looks held by Corey's Courage on Doncaster running last month, when failing to back up her handicap effort there the time before; not solid and 3lb out of weights.

25/1

5th

5

4th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

16:15 Doncaster

Moonamacaroona

10st 12lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Alan King

Two-time bumper winner (soft/good) who was runner-up over hurdles at Market Rasen (2m4f, good) in November and bounced back from lesser run on soft ground when second in C&D handicap (good), after a wind op; receives weight from her main rivals and could have a say in first-time cheekpieces.

5/2

7/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 276233 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 2lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
In good form since these blinkers went on, finishing behind Cailin Dearg when third at Sedgefield in December but in front of her when filling the same position there four weeks ago.
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4th

9

20th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

16:41 Perth

Rubytwo

10st 4lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Has very modest 1-26 strike-rate over hurdles but earns good marks for consistency and gave very good account of herself when second in quite valuable series final at Musselburgh (2m4f good) last month; competes off same mark here; probably won't be far away.

6/1

2nd

9

25th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

15:30 Musselburgh

Rubytwo

10st 12lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Usually consistent but it wasn't her finest hour when behind some of these here three weeks ago and she's 1-25 over hurdles.

12/1

6th

6

2nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 4

14:55 Musselburgh

Rubytwo

10st 12lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Has modest 1-24 strike-rate over hurdles but is pretty consistent; placed in four consecutive handicaps (2m3f-2m4f, good-soft) since swapping cheekpieces for blinkers in December and will probably be on the premises again.

6/1

Form: F-2135

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Unexposed mare who came good in 2m maiden on good ground in November; creditable third on handicap debut at Southwell (good to soft) next time and perhaps unsuited by soft ground when well-held fifth at Newbury since (also made an early mistake); longer trip should be within range on breeding; stable has had winners here.
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9th

6

16th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 2f 191y

Class 2

14:09 Haydock

Cup Of Coffee

10st 9lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Samuel Drinkwater

1st

7

28th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

13:00 Hexham

Cup Of Coffee

11st 4lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Samuel Drinkwater

Lightly raced 8yo who came good in a 2m maiden on good ground at Ludlow in November; has been held in three handicaps since but she looked dangerous before her effort flattened out at Doncaster (2m3f) last month and could resume her progress back at this trip; interesting contender.

3/1

4th

5

10th Feb 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

16:20 Doncaster

Cup Of Coffee

11st 2lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Samuel Drinkwater

Unexposed mare who came good in 2m maiden on good ground in November; creditable third on handicap debut at Southwell (good to soft) next time and perhaps unsuited by soft ground when well-held fifth at Newbury since (also made an early mistake); longer trip should be within range on breeding; stable has had winners here.

11/2

Form: 276-5P

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 120

Form & Verdict
Second in a Listed juvenile here only just over a year ago but it's hard to get too excited by her efforts over hurdles/on the Flat this winter.
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5th

1

10th Feb 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

16:20 Doncaster

Talking About You

11st 12lb

J: Nathan Brennan

T: Sean Curran

Second in a Listed juvenile here only just over a year ago but it's hard to get too excited by her efforts over hurdles/on the Flat this winter.

14/1

7th

3

(2)

25th Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Talking About You

9st 10lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Sean Curran

Useful hurdler who made a slow start to latest campaign, over hurdles and fences before lacking the pace to challenge over 1m6f at Wolverhampton 20 days ago (favourite); this longer trip may be more to the point.

9/2

4th

1

(2)

5th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

15:35 Wolverhampton (AW)

Talking About You

9st 10lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Sean Curran

Showed promise on Polytrack and turf before making her name as a hurdler last winter; has had a slow start to this campaign, being well beaten over hurdles before pulled up on chase debut last month; needs quick revival back on AW.

11/2

Form: 24-25P

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Very useful on the Flat but nowhere near the same standard over hurdles, pulling up at Fakenham on New Year's Day; blinkers worn on that occasion are quickly discarded in favour of cheekpieces.
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6th

9

10th Feb 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

16:20 Doncaster

Table Mountain

10st 6lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Tom Symonds

Very useful on the Flat but nowhere near the same standard over hurdles, pulling up at Fakenham on New Year's Day; blinkers worn on that occasion are quickly discarded in favour of cheekpieces.

16/1

5

1st Jan 2022

Soft

2m 7f 95y

Class 4

15:40 Fakenham

Table Mountain

11st 8lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

Very useful on the Flat but this is her level over hurdles and she's 0-7 in this sphere; runner-up off 2lb higher at Huntingdon (2m good) last May and returned from break with satisfactory effort last month but she's not sure to be suited by today's much stiffer stamina test; cheekpieces replaced by first-time blinkers.

7/1

5th

5

12th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 3

14:25 Southwell

Table Mountain

10st 10lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

Pretty useful stayer on Flat; has not approached that level in her six runs over hurdles but her second when favourite in handicap at Huntingdon (2m, good; second-time cheekpieces) in May after wind surgery gives a bit of hope for this first run in 176 days.

9/2

OUR TIP

Form: 3-5136 D

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 119

Form & Verdict
Enhanced her good strike-rate with victory at Hereford and then ran surprisingly well when 33-1 for a very warm handicap for mares at Cheltenham (2m4f, good to soft) in December; not so good last time but isn't the type to stay down for long; cheekpieces go on.
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6th

2

12th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 4

15:06 Hereford

Runasimi River

11st 12lb

J: Thomas Doggrell

T: Neil Mulholland

Won her bumper here and two of her subsequent seven hurdling wins were gained at this track; creditable third at Cheltenham (2m4f, good to soft) in December but below form on both starts this year (cheekpieces added last time) and has left it rather late in the day to launch a chasing career.

12/1

7th

2

10th Feb 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

16:20 Doncaster

Runasimi River

11st 11lb

J: Thomas Doggrell

T: Neil Mulholland

Enhanced her good strike-rate with victory at Hereford and then ran surprisingly well when 33-1 for a very warm handicap for mares at Cheltenham (2m4f, good to soft) in December; not so good last time but isn't the type to stay down for long; cheekpieces go on.

6/1

6th

2

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 2f 111y

Class 3

15:35 Exeter

Runasimi River

11st 8lb

J: Thomas Doggrell

T: Neil Mulholland

Enhanced her good strike-rate with victory at Hereford and then ran surprisingly well when 33-1 for a very warm handicap for mares at Cheltenham (2m4f, good to soft; won on heavy); major player off only 1lb higher and with Thomas Doggrell back aboard claiming 7lb.

4/1

Form: 9-51P4 C

Last run: 66 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 118

Form & Verdict
Winning return to hurdles in 2m Chepstow handicap (good) in October; held off higher marks on next two starts but has been in good form on AW Flat ahead of this return to timber; this course winner races beyond 2m for the first time here.
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4

11th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:00 Worcester

Progressive

11st 8lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Nicky Henderson

Non-runner.

6th

6

(3)

15th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 3

13:45 Lingfield (AW)

Progressive

8st 12lb

J: Oliver Stammers

T: Nicky Henderson

4th

3

(8)

14th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 4

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Progressive

9st 8lb

J: Oliver Stammers

T: Nicky Henderson

Returns to the Flat after failing to stay 2m3f over hurdles last month, but was running well in the AW prior to that including winning a four-runner event over C&D in January (runner-up won next time); only 2lb higher and remains relatively unexposed on the level.

9/2

Form: 211/0- D

Last run: 354 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Dual novice hurdle winner in spring 2019 but absent until well held in Market Rasen handicap last February and off a further 12 months since; has lots to prove.
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3

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

14:30 Huntingdon

Miss Delighted

11st 10lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Oliver Greenall

Dual novice hurdle winner in spring 2019 but seen only twice since; tailed off at Doncaster last month, after a one-year absence, and needs to prove some ability remains.

25/1

9th

4

10th Feb 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

16:20 Doncaster

Miss Delighted

11st 2lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Oliver Greenall

Dual novice hurdle winner in spring 2019 but absent until well held in Market Rasen handicap last February and off a further 12 months since; has lots to prove.

33/1

Form: -51142 D

Last run: 1 day

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 101

Form & Verdict
Pair of 2m4f Sedgefield wins (both soft) in December and good second there (2m1f, good to soft) yesterday; could play a leading role provided this doesn't come too soon; unproven on good ground but lightly raced.
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10th

3

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

16:18 Perth

Cailin Dearg

11st 11lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

4th

4

25th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

15:30 Musselburgh

Cailin Dearg

11st 8lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Pair of 2m4f Sedgefield wins (both soft) in December and a good second there (2m1f, good to soft) last time out; unproven on good ground but lightly raced.

7/1

8

10th Feb 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

16:20 Doncaster

Cailin Dearg

10st 7lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Pair of 2m4f Sedgefield wins (both soft) in December and good second there (2m1f, good to soft) yesterday; could play a leading role provided this doesn't come too soon; unproven on good ground but lightly raced.

11/2

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Payout
Exacta £1459.00
Straight Forecast £958.60
Tricast £5458.80
Trifecta £7915.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Progressive

Daily Mirror:

Moonamacaroona

RP Ratings:

Rubytwo

SPOTLIGHT:

Cup Of Coffee

The Guardian:

Cailin Dearg

TOPSPEED:

Table Mountain

LAMBOURN:

Progressive

The Times:

Progressive

Daily Mail:

Progressive

Daily Express:

Progressive

The Sun:

Progressive

Daily Record:

Progressive

The Star:

Moonamacaroona

Telegraph:

Rubytwo