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Karen Jackson’s ‘Bring Your Own Sunshine’ Memorial Mares’ Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £3703.28
  • 3m 0f 52y
  • Class 4
  • 8 runners
  • Win time: 6m 33s
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Karen Jackson’s ‘Bring Your Own Sunshine’ Memorial Mares’ Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.25
  • Place: £1.50

Form: -42141 D

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Narrowly justified favouritism at Ludlow (3m, soft) last month, adding to her Exeter success in November; has steadily progressive RPRs and may not have stopped improving yet; shortlisted.

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5

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 98y

Class 3

15:35 Chepstow

So Said I

10st 5lb

J: Freddie Gingell

T: Joe Tizzard

Got back on track in first-time blinkers when gaining her breakthrough chasing success at Lingfield (2m4f) last month; she needs to back it up off a 3lb higher mark now though.

7/2

1st

3

22nd Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:15 Lingfield

So Said I

11st 4lb

J: Freddie Gingell

T: Joe Tizzard

Three hurdle wins at about 3m, latest in February 2022; absent one year before last term and well below form since in her three hurdle races and three chases; drops back in trip with headgear first time.

3/1

7th

4

8th Feb 2024

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 4

13:05 Huntingdon

So Said I

11st 7lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

Three-time hurdles scorer at about 3m; has not transferred that form to fences in two attempts, distant third of three finishers latest; nicely treated granted a revival but has something to prove.

10/1

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11/4

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 31-012 C BF

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

Respectable second in mares' handicap here last month, taking Newbury form figures (all over 2m) to 1112; won over 2m3f at Chepstow (good) last spring but has stamina to prove now tackling 3m.

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1st

2

28th Mar 2022

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 3

16:05 Ludlow

Gran Luna

11st 1lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Bounced back quickly from low-key seasonal debut when winning at Newbury (2m, soft) in December and finished second off today's mark there on both subsequent outings (2m, good to soft/3m, soft); remains unexposed beyond 2m3f and should be fine on today's ground; good chance.

5/4

2nd

2

20th Feb 2022

Soft

3m 0f 52y

Class 4

14:30 Newbury

Gran Luna

11st 11lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Respectable second in mares' handicap here last month, taking Newbury form figures (all over 2m) to 1112; won over 2m3f at Chepstow (good) last spring but has stamina to prove now tackling 3m.

11/4

2nd

3

19th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 2

15:30 Newbury

Gran Luna

11st 3lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

3-3 at Newbury and 4-6 overall so she's proving a fine servant to connections; made the running and rallied to beat Voice Of Calm a head, with Megan and Pogo I Am chasing them home, over C&D (soft) last month; has an excellent attitude and high on the list off a 2lb higher mark.

2/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 1-F512 D

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

In career-best form since switched to handicaps and upped in trip, winning at Ascot (2m7f, good) then second at Kempton (3m, soft); could well improve further; respected off unchanged mark.

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2

13th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

15:32 Chepstow

Tequila Blaze

12st 1lb

J: Mr Tom Broughton

T: Fergal O’Brien

Retains plenty of ability aged ten and won well under Tom Broughton at Southwell (3m, good to soft) in February; however, held off this mark since and faces some unexposed types in this field; vulnerable.

10/1

5th

4

27th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 150y

Class 3

15:00 Wincanton

Tequila Blaze

11st 0lb

J: Mr Tom Broughton

T: Fergal O’Brien

Hadn't been firing at all but she fairly bolted up over this far at Southwell (good to soft) 54 days ago; back up 7lb but had got herself well handicapped.

8/1

1st

2

2nd Feb 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

14:55 Southwell

Tequila Blaze

12st 0lb

J: Mr Tom Broughton

T: Fergal O’Brien

Pulled up in April 2022 and has not fired in her seven races since; has had just the one attempt this term but it's hard to say when of if she will emerge from under her cloud.

10/1

Form: /354-6 BF

Last run: 143 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Ex-French mare who still has low mileage and remains open to further progress, especially granted a well-run race; steady pace looked unsuitable when last seen (2m5f); interesting contender.

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2nd

3

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Worcester

La Domaniale

11st 6lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

held up in rear, headway before 4 out, kept on but no chance with winner approaching last

7/1

3rd

3

24th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 98y

Class 2

14:40 Stratford

La Domaniale

11st 12lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Tailed off in Summer Plate at Market Rasen last month but soft ground was an obvious excuse; won this last year (good) and also on the scoresheet at Aintree (2m4f, good) in May; she's a player now back on better ground.

6/1

9th

4

22nd Jul 2023

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 1

15:15 Market Rasen

La Domaniale

11st 11lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Now 12lb higher than when close second to Francky Du Berlais in this race last year but posted career-best performance when scoring at Aintree (2m4f, good) in May and is not yet fully exposed; must be considered.

7/1

Form: 13-2P4

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Not disgraced in two completed chase runs this term (had wind surgery since latest); easy winner over hurdles at Ffos Las (2m6f) last April but was disappointing the following week; now 1lb higher.

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4th

5

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 30y

Class 3

13:28 Wincanton

Lady Kk

11st 8lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Jeremy Scott

Bounced back from a disappointing seasonal debut (over hurdles) to win narrowly at Taunton (2m7f, good) last month; will be fine on today's slower ground but has become a hard mare to predict and is on a career-high mark.

7/2

1st

1

30th Nov 2023

Good

2m 7f 3y

Class 4

13:25 Taunton

Lady Kk

12st 0lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Jeremy Scott

Seemingly boosted by first-time cheekpieces when winning small-field mares' chase here (2m5f, good) in March but was pulled up on both subsequent outings (chase/hurdle) and has become a hard one to predict.

10/1

0

6

29th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 82y

Class 4

16:04 Wincanton

Lady Kk

11st 11lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Jeremy Scott

Ran poorly on last season's sole run over hurdles, while taking well to fences until a respiratory noise was reported on final outing; cheekpieces last two; needs to be back at her best on this first run since wind surgery.

16/1

Form: 1-5327 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Yet to win on soft/heavy; exposed 9yo but is nicely weighted, having scored twice off this mark; best effort this term when second at Doncaster on penultimate outing; not without a chance.

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6th

5

25th Mar 2022

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 4

14:45 Hereford

Misty Bloom

11st 4lb

J: Jack Wildman

T: Emma Lavelle

Handles softer but she prefers good ground or good to firm and is back on a good mark, 2lb beneath what she defied over 3m at Ludlow last April; respected.

7/1

6th

8

20th Feb 2022

Soft

3m 0f 52y

Class 4

14:30 Newbury

Misty Bloom

11st 4lb

J: Jack Wildman

T: Emma Lavelle

Yet to win on soft/heavy; exposed 9yo but is nicely weighted, having scored twice off this mark; best effort this term when second at Doncaster on penultimate outing; not without a chance.

12/1

7th

4

26th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 82y

Class 4

13:50 Wincanton

Misty Bloom

11st 10lb

J: Jack Wildman

T: Emma Lavelle

Not as good as she was but ended 2021 with two fairly good efforts, latterly when second under Jack Wildman at Doncaster (3m, good to soft), and it's worth remembering her career-best performance was over this C&D.

10/1

Form: 53-116

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Form dipped sharply at Wincanton (2m5f) last month when bidding for a hat-trick, following wins at Exeter (2m2f) and Sandown (2m4f); not fully exposed but her latest effort tempers enthusiasm.

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4

27th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 30y

Class 4

15:30 Wincanton

Shiroccos Dream

11st 8lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

Dual chase winner on good ground last year (2m7f/3m1f); didn't run badly when fourth of five at Huntingdon (2m4f, good to soft; had wind op since) in January and has some form on slow ground but others appeal more all the same.

7/1

4th

2

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 189y

Class 4

15:55 Huntingdon

Shiroccos Dream

11st 10lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Joe Tizzard

Form dipped in a series final at Hereford last month; rebound is not out of the question but this scenario doesn't look ideal, having gained both chase wins at about 3m on good ground.

7/2

5th

3

16th Dec 2023

Good

3m 1f 44y

Class 2

13:00 Hereford

Shiroccos Dream

11st 8lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

2-5 over fences; bit to find with Stanley Stanley on their clash in May but wind surgery since may have helped judged on her 2l C&D success over Do You Think last month when positively ridden out in front; 6lb higher but must go well if as good again.

7/1

Form: -21136 D

Last run: 71 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Didn't take to blinkers at Doncaster ten weeks ago; in good form otherwise this term, mostly in cheekpieces that are reapplied today; ties in with Tequila Blaze on Ascot running in November.

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5th

5

24th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

12:05 Catterick

Shantou Sunset

11st 1lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

in touch with leaders, not fluent 6th, outpaced and lost ground quickly after 2 out (usual 3 out), soon lost touch, weakened before last (usual 2 out), tailed off

11/4

3rd

3

28th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 6f 31y

Class 4

16:40 Cartmel

Shantou Sunset

11st 5lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: James Moffatt

prominent, pressed leader approaching last, lost second run-in, no extra final 110yds

3/1

Form: 1-6235 D

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Stablemate of Gran Luna; scored under Nico de Boinville at Southwell (3m, good) last April and has bits of respectable form under Ben Ffrench Davis this season; looks a tad exposed now, however.

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0

2

25th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 118y

Class 3

14:40 Ascot

Go Chique

11st 11lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

prominent, lost position 4th, dropped to last 6th, pulled up before 7th

16/1

5th

2

24th Oct 2023

Good

2m 7f 25y

Class 3

16:00 Exeter

Go Chique

11st 12lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Bounced back to form to beat AJP Kingdom at Market Rasen (2m7f, good) in August but the form looks dubious, given that several flights were omitted and the race developed into a sprint; quickly back in the doldrums on latest outing; others look much safer.

14/1

0

1

11th Sep 2023

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 2

16:25 Newton Abbot

Go Chique

12st 0lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

led, headed and prominent 5th, weakened quickly after 3 out, soon pulled up

6/1

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Payout
Exacta £172.00
Straight Forecast £169.10
Tricast £412.30
Trifecta £410.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Tequila Blaze

POSTDATA:

So Said I

LAMBOURN:

Gran Luna

The Times:

Lady Kk

Daily Mail:

So Said I

The Star:

So Said I

Daily Express:

Gran Luna

RP Ratings:

Tequila Blaze

TOPSPEED:

Tequila Blaze

Telegraph:

Tequila Blaze

Daily Mirror:

Tequila Blaze

The Sun:

Tequila Blaze

Daily Record:

Tequila Blaze