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15:30 Musselburgh

Good To Soft

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  • Prize money: £3049.76
  • 2m 7f 170y
  • Class 5
  • 5 runners
  • Win time: 6m 20s
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Runners: 5 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

2/5 (Won)

  • Win: £1.30
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 5-0681 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Showed no significant ability in three maiden/novice hurdles (2m-2m4f) but justified heavy market support to win from 11lb out of the weights over C&D (soft; first-time tongue-tie) on recent chase/handicap debut; effectively 4lb lower today and has obvious chance to complete a quick double; cheekpieces now added.

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6

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Champ Is Real

11st 3lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: L J Morgan

Things have soon picked up over fences, winning from 11lb out of the handicap at Musselburgh (3m, soft; backed) and duly following up on good to soft there 14 days ago when 4lb lower (cheekpieces added); 13lb higher than last time but he could still be very well handicapped given the style of his recent wins.

13/8

1st

5

2nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 170y

Class 5

15:30 Musselburgh

Champ Is Real

10st 0lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: L J Morgan

Showed no significant ability in three maiden/novice hurdles (2m-2m4f) but justified heavy market support to win from 11lb out of the weights over C&D (soft; first-time tongue-tie) on recent chase/handicap debut; effectively 4lb lower today and has obvious chance to complete a quick double; cheekpieces now added.

2/5

1st

9

20th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 7f 170y

Class 5

14:10 Musselburgh

Champ Is Real

10st 0lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: L J Morgan

Tailed off on his three hurdle starts and he's 11lb wrong at the weights on this handicap/chase debut; however, he showed ability in 3m points (including on soft) and in a bumper, and he could be a big improver now switched to fences and upped in trip; wears a first-time tongue-tie.

5/1

11/2

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 741116 CD

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Struck form and completed chasing hat-trick towards end of last year, the latest win gained over C&D (good to soft); below form on soft ground at Newcastle (2m4f) in January but still unexposed over 3m and further progress remains possible.

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7th

5

10th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 91y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Rapid Raider

11st 9lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

held up in rear, not fluent 13th, pushed along after 5 out

13/2

7

2nd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

3m 7f 108y

Class 3

15:37 Musselburgh

Rapid Raider

10st 2lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Lucinda Russell

Kept on well to win over 3m here (good to soft) last December and was back on the scoresheet when leading close home at Kelso (3m4f, good) in May; returned from a break with a fair second of four at Perth (3m, good) in September and today's test could be right up his street; cheekpieces go on.

5/1

2nd

3

22nd Sep 2022

Good

2m 7f 180y

Class 4

16:30 Perth

Rapid Raider

11st 2lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

raced in second, shaken up and disputing second from 13th, pushed along and back in clear second when mistake 3 out, ridden before 2 out, no extra run-in

5/2

Form: 6F-P59 CD

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Pulled up in a chase on seasonal debut in October and has also disappointed in two subsequent hurdles; now 10lb lower than when winning over C&D (soft) in first-time visor last season but needs a revival.

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9

31st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 45y

Class 4

16:33 Wetherby

Definite Wisdom

10st 10lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Returned to form when third of five in a warm little race at Musselburgh (3m, good to soft) last time, the venue for his two previous wins (3m, soft); also ran well on his last visit here and he's one to consider.

12/1

3rd

2

2nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 170y

Class 5

15:30 Musselburgh

Definite Wisdom

11st 11lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Pulled up in a chase on seasonal debut in October and has also disappointed in two subsequent hurdles; now 10lb lower than when winning over C&D (soft) in first-time visor last season but needs a revival.

14/1

9th

4

11th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 5

12:05 Doncaster

Definite Wisdom

11st 11lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

Has won two 3m handicap chases on soft ground; below form this season (pulled up over fences on first occasion) and plenty to prove at present.

16/1

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Form: 4PP5U6 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Arguably ran better than bare form suggests when sixth over C&D (soft; first start since latest wind op) ten days ago but was about 27l behind Champ Is Real in the end and is now 0-15 over fences; swaps visor for refitted cheekpieces today.

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10th

8

13th Aug 2022

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

16:50 Perth

Spiders Bite

10st 12lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Adam Nicol

prominent, not fluent 7th, lost position after 4 out, soon beaten

25/1

4th

3

27th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

13:35 Perth

Spiders Bite

10st 11lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Adam Nicol

mounted in chute and taken down early, in rear throughout, lost touch from 3 out

14/1

4

11th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:25 Worcester

Spiders Bite

11st 5lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Chris Gordon

in touch with leaders, not fluent 5th, ridden and weakened quickly after 5 out, pulled up before 4 out

9/1

Form: -72313 C

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Mixes hurdling with chasing and is prone to jumping errors under both codes but won gamely from the front here (3m hurdle, good to soft) in December and also ran well when third (albeit nearly 10l behind Champ Is Real) over C&D (soft) ten days ago.

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7th

7

22nd Sep 2022

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

14:45 Perth

Emirat De Catana

10st 2lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Lucinda Russell

chased leader, pushed along 3 out, ridden and weakened quickly 2 out

14/1

5th

5

27th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

14:10 Perth

Emirat De Catana

10st 12lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

led, shaken up home turn, niggled along and headed before 2 out, not fluent 2 out, soon ridden and weakened, lost fourth run-in

4/1

4th

10

18th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

17:23 Perth

Emirat De Catana

10st 6lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

prominent, ridden after 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off

8/1

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