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16:37 Kempton

Good To Soft

Racing TV Open Maiden National Hunt Flat Race (Category 3 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £2614.08
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
  • Win time: 3m 55s
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Racing TV Open Maiden National Hunt Flat Race (Category 3 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly sunny

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.60
  • Place: £2.10

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Displayed promise when an 11l third of 15 on debut in Irish 4yo maiden point (3m, good to yielding) in November; he's a half-brother to useful French hurdler Magie Du Ma and he makes his rules debut with his new trainer in fine form; no surprise to see a good performance.

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1st

5

29th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 152y

Class 3

15:50 Ascot

Leave Of Absence

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Chris Gordon

made all

7/4

3rd

11

9th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

18:20 Aintree

Leave Of Absence

11st 4lb

J: Joshua Moore

T: Chris Gordon

Unconventional preparation for a race like this having won only last week at Newbury (good), but he made all in taking fashion and was no less impressive the time before at Kempton (good to soft); this is a quick reappearance but he's evidently above average.

10/1

1st

1

2nd Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 3

16:30 Newbury

Leave Of Absence

11st 6lb

J: Joshua Moore

T: Chris Gordon

Came in for support and made a winning start under rules in 13-runner race at Kempton (good to soft; 9-2; by 7l) seven weeks ago, never far away; his stable remains in very good form and he should make a bold bid to defy a 4lb penalty.

2/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 8-3

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Left last March's C&D debut miles behind when third in a first-time hood at Doncaster (2m, good to soft) last month; his useful pedigree provides optimism he'll continue to progress and he could be in the mix provided the absence of the hood isn't an issue.

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0

6

23rd Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 4

14:50 Market Rasen

Roll With It

11st 10lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Richard Spencer

Won a novice hurdle here (2m4f, soft) in July and shaped when fourth of six in a handicap hurdle at Southwell (2m4f, good) last month as though he could be suited by a staying trip; lightly raced and could have a part to play if taking to fences at the first attempt.

12/1

7/4

  • Place: £1.20

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

£20,000 yearling, £38,000 3yo; fourth foal; dam multiple point winner who was placed over hurdles, half-sister to very useful hurdler/chaser Baby Mix; top trainer has a good record in this race and he has to be afforded considerable respect on debut.

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6

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 213y

Class 4

15:50 Stratford

Boom Boom

10st 10lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Rob Summers

£7,000 buy in January having won a 1m7f Wincanton maiden for Nicky Henderson in April 2023; disappointing on both starts after that; tried in a tongue-tie for stable/chase debut.

33/1

0

9

13th Nov 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

13:15 Kempton

Boom Boom

10st 13lb

J: James Bowen

T: Nicky Henderson

Comfortably won run-of-the-mill maiden hurdle at Wincanton (1m7f, good) in April but was pulled up on handicap debut the following month and made disappointing chase debut four weeks ago; now sports blinkers; Nico de Boinville evidently prefers Touchy Feely.

14/1

3rd

4

17th Oct 2023

Good

2m 3f 189y

Class 4

16:25 Huntingdon

Boom Boom

11st 2lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

led, bad mistake 3rd, not fluent 7th, increased tempo 11th, headed 2 out

6/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

£20,000 yearling; second foal; dam Listed bumper and very useful hurdle winner; trainer has enjoyed success in bumpers and he's worth a second look on debut.

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4th

1

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:30 Hereford

The Scorpion King

12st 0lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Oliver Signy

Won by 4l at Fontwell (2m3f, heavy) and that seemed unlikely when under the pump a long way from home; might not be straightforward but the ability is there to cope with a 5lb rise.

11/4

1st

2

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

16:18 Fontwell

The Scorpion King

11st 9lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Oliver Signy

raced lazily at times, prominent, outpaced and detached after 4 out, ridden before 3 out, good jump and went second last, led final 110yds, kept on well

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

16,000euros 3yo; 13th foal; half-brother to four winners notably Sharp Rise (useful 2m-2m4f hurdle/chase, for this yard) and Go Another One (bumper/smart 2m4f-3m hurdle/chase); makes debut with trainer in excellent form and he's one to be interested in, especially if strong in the betting.

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3rd

9

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 3

17:25 Plumpton

Alien Storm

11st 2lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Charlie Longsdon

Some notable form to his name last season as a novice; dropped out at Kempton last time after jumping to the right (first-time tongue-tie; has form at that venue) but his two runs before then in fair handicaps were encouraging; another with each-way claims.

20/1

11th

10

16th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 2

14:10 Kempton

Alien Storm

10st 6lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Charlie Longsdon

Kept on well for near-10l fourth of 13 at Doncaster (2m3f, good) in January, when not helped by mistakes four out and three out; ran well in novices here last season (good/good to soft); tongue-tie goes on; stable form is a positive and today's further step up in trip could be just what he needs.

12/1

4th

11

27th Jan 2024

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 2

12:55 Doncaster

Alien Storm

10st 8lb

J: Bradley Roberts

T: Charlie Longsdon

A promising novice last season and began this campaign with two good efforts, latterly when sixth of 18 at Cheltenham (2m, good) in October; tries a new trip today and may still have a bigger run in him.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Running well when falling at the final fence in a point last October but it was a modest race and he's now 0-5 in that sphere having again fallen last time; probably best watched on rules debut.

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5th

11

18th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

13:10 Chepstow

Prince Des Malvaux

11st 4lb

J: Mr Daniel Kyne

T: Katharine Davis

Bettered uninspiring point/bumper form when respectable fourth on hurdling debut at Warwick (2m3f, good to soft) in April but hasn't raced again since and others here look much stronger.

66/1

4th

6

21st Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 0y

Class 4

13:10 Warwick

Prince Des Malvaux

11st 6lb

J: Mr Daniel Kyne

T: Katharine Davis

9/1

Form: 3

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

10-1, made a promising debut when third of 14 at Huntingdon (2m, heavy) on Boxing Day; open to improvement and might not be far away.

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4th

2

14th Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 164y

Class 4

13:30 Plumpton

Godot

11st 7lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Andy Irvine

Two of his three wins have been here, the latest a C&D chase on soft ground in January off just 4lb lower (narrowly); again went close here last month and it was a fairly deep handicap in which he struggled last time at Ascot; has won on good.

8/1

7th

11

24th Mar 2024

Good

2m 5f 8y

Class 4

14:10 Ascot

Godot

11st 2lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Andy Irvine

Dual hurdle winner last spring and battled on well for narrow chase success at Plumpton (2m3f, soft) in January; also ran well when close second in small-field contest there three weeks ago but others in this deeper race have more compelling form.

11/1

2nd

3

4th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 164y

Class 4

14:50 Plumpton

Godot

11st 4lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Andy Irvine

Just did enough to fend off progressive subsequent winner over C&D (soft) in January, on second chase start, and still looked in good nick at Kempton (3m, soft) last month, where he ran well until jumping errors in the home straight took their toll; good chance.

4/1

Form: 3

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fairly encouraging third on debut at Warwick (2m, heavy; 9-1) on New Year's Eve but beaten about 15l and his pedigree firmly indicates he'll be of greater interest when upped in distance over obstacles.

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1st

3

24th Mar 2024

Good

2m 5f 8y

Class 4

14:10 Ascot

Kings Threshold

11st 11lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Placed in all three chases, most recently when second at Wincanton (2m4f, heavy) last month; 1lb lower today and ought to be better suited by the forecast quicker ground; high on the list.

5/1

2nd

1

17th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

15:07 Wincanton

Kings Threshold

12st 0lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

in touch with leaders, went third 10th, went second but awkward jump last, kept on

11/4

3rd

2

23rd Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 6f 93y

Class 4

14:35 Newbury

Kings Threshold

12st 0lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Won over hurdles at Exeter (2m5f, good to soft) last April; ran well switched to fences at Kempton (2m4f, good; clear second off 3lb lower) ten weeks ago and looks open to progress in this sphere; respected.

6/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

7,500euros foal; fourth foal; dam unraced half-sister to 2m3f/2m4f hurdle winner Kayaliyna (RPR 94) and useful Italian jumper Shelbourne; check the betting on debut but others make greater appeal on paper.

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6th

3

13th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

16:10 Lingfield

Couldbeaweapon

11st 9lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

prominent early, in touch with leaders from 4th, headway 4 out, weakened 3 out, lost shoe

8/1

Form: 2

Last run: 83 days

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Backed into 8-1 when runner-up on debut in junior bumper at Huntingdon (1m5f, good) in November and the winner Special Cadeau has since been sold for £220,000 to join Willie Mullins' yard; his dam was useful at up to 2m5f so this trip should be fine, and he holds leading form claims.

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3

14th Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 164y

Class 4

13:30 Plumpton

Abingworth

11st 6lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary Moore

Has his own way of jumping but has finished first or second in five of his six chases, winning for a second time in this discipline when getting up late in the day in a small field at Wincanton 18 days ago (2m4f, soft); just 2lb higher for this and he's versatile ground-wise.

5/2

1st

3

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

14:30 Wincanton

Abingworth

11st 1lb

J: David Noonan

T: Gary Moore

didn't always jump with fluency, raced in third, disputing third with one circuit to go, mistake and lost ground 4 out

7/2

2nd

4

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 208y

Class 4

15:40 Hereford

Abingworth

11st 1lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary Moore

Form figures of 4212 since switched to chasing, the win gained at Taunton (2m2f, good); went very close at Ludlow (2m, soft) most recently; may improve further and warrants respect back up in distance.

2/1

Form: 6

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Tailed off at 125-1 at Warwick (2m, soft) on last month's debut.

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3rd

8

13th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield

Engaging Sam

10st 2lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Paddy Butler

Yet to have a say in bumpers or over hurdles, most recently in handicaps over 2m3f here and 2m5f at Fontwell this winter.

66/1

6th

9

28th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

13:45 Fontwell

Engaging Sam

10st 2lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Paddy Butler

Unable to land any sort of blow when 200-1 for handicap debut at Lingfield (2m3f, good to soft; first-time cheekpieces) in November and effectively 1lb higher from out of the weights here.

50/1

Form: 70

Last run: 41 days

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Only minor form at Wincanton (1m7f, good) on debut then tailed off in Cheltenham Listed (1m6f, soft); cheekpieces need to make a big difference.

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12th

12

11th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:37 Kempton

Copperkin

10st 7lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Rod Millman

Only minor form at Wincanton (1m7f, good) on debut then tailed off in Cheltenham Listed (1m6f, soft); cheekpieces need to make a big difference.

33/1

13

4th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 5

16:35 Chepstow

Copperkin

10st 4lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Rod Millman

Only minor form at Wincanton on first outing, then struggled badly in Listed grade at Cheltenham on New Year's Day; has the worst chance on the figures; first-time headgear needs to make a big difference.

66/1

14th

4

1st Jan 2022

Soft

1m 5f 209y

Class 1

15:50 Cheltenham

Copperkin

10st 12lb

J: David Noonan

T: Rod Millman

£6,000 yearling; no major promise when seventh of ten at Wincanton (good; 12-1) four weeks ago; others appeal more.

66/1

Form: 6-7

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 12lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Down the field at big odds on both starts (soft/AW).

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7

3rd Mar 2023

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 4

14:15 Newbury

Mollys Angel

10st 7lb

J: Ben Ffrench Davis

T: William de Best-Turner

11

12th Feb 2023

Good

2m 2f 111y

Class 4

14:30 Exeter

Mollys Angel

10st 9lb

J: Ben Ffrench Davis

T: William de Best-Turner

Down the field at big odds in all three bumpers.

100/1

13th

8

11th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:37 Kempton

Mollys Angel

10st 12lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: William de Best-Turner

Down the field at big odds on both starts (soft/AW).

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Useful Flat pedigree (unraced for Sir Michael Stoute); 13l fourth of 13 on debut in point-to-point bumper at Larkhill (2m, good) last month; plenty of improvement required to make an impact on this first rules start.

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1st

6

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

14:07 Huntingdon

Sailed Away

11st 2lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Stuart Edmunds

Fairly exposed now, but comes here in decent form having finished third in a novice handicap at Market Rasen (2m4f, good) and close second in a handicap at Wetherby (2m3f, soft) on last two starts; chance.

4/1

2nd

8

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 5

17:10 Wetherby

Sailed Away

11st 0lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Stuart Edmunds

0-9 under rules after soundly beaten third at Market Rasen (2m4f, good to soft) latest but that was still a fair run and he was a good second at Huntingdon (2m3f, good to soft) the time before; also ran well on heavy ground in December; this might not take much winning and he's on the shortlist.

4/1

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Payout
Exacta £690.00
Straight Forecast £532.30
Trifecta £1888.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Abingworth

LAMBOURN:

Boom Boom

TOPSPEED:

Godot

WEST COUNTRY:

Couldbeaweapon

The Times:

The Scorpion King

Telegraph:

Roll With It

Daily Mail:

Boom Boom

Daily Express:

Boom Boom

The Sun:

Godot

RP Ratings:

Abingworth

Daily Mirror:

Abingworth

The Star:

Abingworth

Daily Record:

Abingworth