March 02 / 15.40 Wincanton

15.40 Wincanton

Soft

Racing TV Extra Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £2777.46
  • 2m 4f 35y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
  • Win time: 5m 36s
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Racing TV Extra Handicap Chase

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.88
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 342721 D

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Progressive over hurdles in recent starts for new trainer and off the mark when 5-4 favourite in 13-runner conditionals' handicap at Huntingdon (2m3f, soft) last time, narrowly but perhaps with more in the tank; up 6lb and this 5yo from the family of the stable's very useful chaser Chance Du Roy makes his chase debut.
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9

5th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:50 Worcester

Alberic

11st 2lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Philip Hobbs

3rd

3

30th Mar 2022

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 5

16:40 Market Rasen

Alberic

11st 6lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Philip Hobbs

1st

5

2nd Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:40 Wincanton

Alberic

11st 7lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Philip Hobbs

Progressive over hurdles in recent starts for new trainer and off the mark when 5-4 favourite in 13-runner conditionals' handicap at Huntingdon (2m3f, soft) last time, narrowly but perhaps with more in the tank; up 6lb and this 5yo from the family of the stable's very useful chaser Chance Du Roy makes his chase debut.

5/2

7/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: -53334

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Maiden who keeps going down the weights and has a string of minor honours; should figure prominently, tongue tied for first time this season.
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2

16th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 216y

Class 5

14:14 Newton Abbot

Eros

11st 6lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Kayley Woollacott

8yo with an overall record of 0-16 but he's finished placed in four of his seven chase starts and was still in front when falling two out at Wincanton (1m7f, good) last time; finished runner-up over 2m4f on penultimate run and he could make a bold bid back up in trip.

5

23rd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:25 Ffos Las

Eros

11st 11lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Kayley Woollacott

8yo with an overall record of 0-16 but he's finished placed in four of his seven chase starts and was still in front when falling two out at Wincanton (1m7f, soft) on Monday; non-runner.

4

21st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:45 Wincanton

Eros

11st 7lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

0-15 under all codes but earns very good marks for his consistency over fences this season; second to a progressive rival here (2m4f, soft) this month and will also be suited by today's shorter trip; leading chance.

5/2

11/2

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 830064

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish maiden (15 starts); chase debut at Plumpton last time was respectable and he had better form as Irish hurdler over 2m4f-3m1f; cheekpieces (tried once in 2020) return.
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9th

12

8th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

14:40 Ludlow

Anuas Ar An Bpost

10st 5lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: David Dennis

Last four defeats have been over fences and he's 0-18 overall; has shown enough to suggest he might pick up something off this low a mark, but he's far from convincing in new headgear.

16/1

6

3rd Apr 2022

Good

2m 2f 208y

Class 5

15:20 Hereford

Anuas Ar An Bpost

10st 7lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: David Dennis

0-3 over fences and 0-17 overall; kept on for third in refitted cheekpieces at Wincanton (2m4f, soft) last month and is 2lb lower here but was making no significant impression before falling in home straight at Chepstow ten days ago (no headgear) and others appeal more; cheekpieces back on.

7/1

Form: -41676 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Latest of three wins (40 attempts under rules) came by 12l over 2m3f at Plumpton in November but he's been way below that level in his three starts since; drops back from 2m7f and 2m5f; 3lb above that last winning mark and would be a player on one of his better days.
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4th

7

16th Apr 2022

Good

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:24 Newton Abbot

Dont Be Robin

11st 2lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Richenda Ford

Versatile type who was a clearcut winner off this mark at Plumpton (2m3f, good to soft) in November but he's been well held in all four subsequent runs; return to this trip is no problem but his overall record now stands at 3-47 and others are more convincing.

14/1

4th

6

2nd Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:40 Wincanton

Dont Be Robin

11st 3lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Richenda Ford

Latest of three wins (40 attempts under rules) came by 12l over 2m3f at Plumpton in November but he's been way below that level in his three starts since; drops back from 2m7f and 2m5f; 3lb above that last winning mark and would be a player on one of his better days.

8/1

6th

10

22nd Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 150y

Class 5

16:15 Taunton

Dont Be Robin

10st 12lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Richenda Ford

Triple chase winner (once here) who seems very versatile regarding trip and ground; hasn't really fired on either start since success at Plumpton (2m3f, good to soft) in November, though.

10/1

25/1

Form: -6905P

Last run: 66 days

W: 10st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
0-14 under rules; third here (2m4f, good) one year ago off 9lb higher but no great shakes since; tried blinkers last time.
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4th

6

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

13:30 Huntingdon

Catlow

10st 0lb

J: James Davies

T: Jo Davis

0-15 under rules after struggling to get in the shake-up at Wincanton (2m4f, soft) three weeks ago; plenty to prove, including his stamina.

25/1

11

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Catlow

10st 0lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Jo Davis

0-15 under rules after struggling to get in the shake-up at Wincanton (2m4f, soft) two weeks ago; plenty to prove, including his stamina.

25/1

5th

13

2nd Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:40 Wincanton

Catlow

10st 0lb

J: James Davies

T: Jo Davis

0-14 under rules; third here (2m4f, good) one year ago off 9lb higher but no great shakes since; tried blinkers last time.

25/1

Form: 42/957

Last run: 43 days

W: 10st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
18-race maiden with never more than modest form; had three years away before returning for new trainer this winter; some ability remains but it's hard to be that excited by his prospects.
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5

11th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 216y

Class 4

14:35 Newton Abbot

Scrumpy Boy

10st 4lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Keiran Burke

Off the mark at the 20th attempt when justifying strong support over C&D last month (in cheekpieces for the first time); romped home then and 13lb rise might not stop a repeat if able to bowl along in front again.

1st

11

16th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 216y

Class 5

14:14 Newton Abbot

Scrumpy Boy

10st 0lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Keiran Burke

19-race maiden who has finished down the field back over fences (2m3f/2m4f) in his last two starts; this return to quicker ground could help but he's 3lb out of the weights and others are preferred; first-time cheekpieces are added.

6th

11

2nd Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:40 Wincanton

Scrumpy Boy

10st 3lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Keiran Burke

18-race maiden with never more than modest form; had three years away before returning for new trainer this winter; some ability remains but it's hard to be that excited by his prospects.

16/1

Form: 32/265

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 0lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Veteran with a 0-16 record (seven times runner-up) over fences; second of five over 2m4f here in December was clearly the best of his three starts this winter; way down the weights and his recent hood is removed.
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5th

8

21st Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 216y

Class 5

19:30 Newton Abbot

Broughtons Rhythm

10st 3lb

J: Mr Peter Summers

T: Laura Hurley

Bumper/hurdle winner but 0-18 as a chaser; only three ran when runner-up in his recent point and he's 13 now.

16/1

5th

7

30th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

14:45 Wincanton

Broughtons Rhythm

10st 7lb

J: Mr Peter Summers

T: Laura Hurley

Teenager who was tailed off over C&D (soft) four weeks ago and is now 0-17 over fences; on a tempting mark now and this switch back to good ground will suit but younger rivals have more persuasive profiles.

14/1

7th

7

2nd Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:40 Wincanton

Broughtons Rhythm

11st 0lb

J: Mr Peter Summers

T: Laura Hurley

Veteran with a 0-16 record (seven times runner-up) over fences; second of five over 2m4f here in December was clearly the best of his three starts this winter; way down the weights and his recent hood is removed.

20/1

OUR TIP

Form: 540-8P

Last run: 76 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Has had only five starts but his two handicaps have not gone well; lacked fluency and was pulled up on chasing debut at Exeter (2m3f, soft) in December last time; now tries cheekpieces and moves back down in trip.
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6th

4

23rd May 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

17:50 Huntingdon

Geordie Washington

11st 2lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

14/1

10th

5

6th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 5

16:10 Market Rasen

Geordie Washington

11st 4lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

Form: 0-F748

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish maiden who lacks any solid claims on form and tailed off on British handicap debut (second chase start) last time.
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3

2nd Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:40 Wincanton

Mr Palm

11st 9lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Grant Cann

Ex-Irish maiden who lacks any solid claims on form and tailed off on British handicap debut (second chase start) last time.

50/1

8th

5

10th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 3f 189y

Class 5

14:35 Huntingdon

Mr Palm

11st 7lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Grant Cann

Ex-Irish maiden who lacks solid claims on form, most recently tailed-off last of four on chase debut (second run for new stable); faller over hurdles on sole handicap start; others preferred.

25/1

4th

4

26th Jan 2022

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 3

14:20 Wincanton

Mr Palm

11st 0lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Grant Cann

Placed in Irish point in 2020 and recorded first worthwhile rules form when respectable seventh in Newbury novice hurdle (2m4f, good to soft) on last month's stable debut; faces very tall order on this chasing debut, though.

100/1

Form: /3/P45

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Minor promise in two bumpers in spring 2019; next seen this winter for three heavy defeats, including an exceedingly remote last of four when way out of his depth in his only chase; on the positive side, he's a very dark horse for handicap debut in very weak race and he has cheekpieces first time.
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3

17th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 164y

Class 5

17:10 Plumpton

Richidish

11st 9lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

1st

6

8th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

15:45 Fontwell

Richidish

10st 13lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

Pulled up when fitted with first-time cheekpieces for handicap debut at Wincanton (2m4f, soft) five weeks ago; clearly needs to leave that form well behind but remains unexposed, and today's forecast quicker ground may show him in a better light; blinkers given a whirl this time.

4/1

5

30th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

14:45 Wincanton

Richidish

10st 13lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

Pulled up when fitted with first-time cheekpieces for handicap debut over C&D (soft) four weeks ago; clearly needs to leave that form well behind but remains unexposed, and today's quicker ground may show him in a better light; blinkers given a whirl this time.

12/1

Form: 2-0PP0

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Disappointing for Mouse Morris and Tom Lacey; did not show enough on either start (80-1) this winter for new yard; miles down the weights.
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1st

10

2nd Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

19:00 Ffos Las

Baily Gorse

10st 6lb

J: Jack Martin

T: Linda Blackford

led, prominent when ridden and headed home turn, held omitted 3 out

7/2

6th

6

11th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

13:30 Newton Abbot

Baily Gorse

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Linda Blackford

Maiden after 21 starts; easily the pick of four starts for Linda Blackford when runner-up at Exeter last month; that puts him in the picture but others look to have stronger claims; 5lb out of the handicap.

7/1

2nd

7

14th Apr 2022

Good

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

17:10 Exeter

Baily Gorse

10st 3lb

J: Jack Martin

T: Linda Blackford

Form: 5-43PP

Last run: 50 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Ten-race maiden with a worrying number of poor shows, including last two outings; tongue-tie (tried once in 2019) returns; Huntingdon third (2m4f, good) in November needs some respect but he comes with clear risks.
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10

2nd Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:40 Wincanton

Fenrir Binding

10st 8lb

J: James Best

T: Jack R Barber

Ten-race maiden with a worrying number of poor shows, including last two outings; tongue-tie (tried once in 2019) returns; Huntingdon third (2m4f, good) in November needs some respect but he comes with clear risks.

16/1

11

11th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

15:05 Exeter

Fenrir Binding

10st 7lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Jack R Barber

Hasn't had many chances in handicaps and although a beaten favourite in two chases for this yard (pulled up latest) the return to hurdles may be much more to his liking.

5/1

12

13th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

2m 3f 164y

Class 5

15:00 Plumpton

Fenrir Binding

10st 7lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Jack R Barber

Maiden who changed hands for £6,000 in May; beaten 10l into third on his debut for this yard in a 2m4f handicap chase at Huntingdon (good), just his second chase start; could improve on that.

6/1

Form: 4P7F77

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced and no impact; had wind surgery before seventh of 11 in handicap at Taunton (2m2f) three weeks ago on chase debut.
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12

21st Mar 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

16:30 Southwell

Fitz The Brief

10st 0lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Robin Dickin

Has offered very little over hurdles and fences this season, pulled up in 2m4f Wincanton handicap chase 19 days ago; he's very hard to make a case for.

25/1

12

2nd Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:40 Wincanton

Fitz The Brief

10st 2lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Robin Dickin

Lightly raced and no impact; had wind surgery before seventh of 11 in handicap at Taunton (2m2f) three weeks ago on chase debut.

25/1

7th

11

8th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 2f 40y

Class 5

16:10 Taunton

Fitz The Brief

10st 0lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Robin Dickin

Has had very few chances but was out of contention in sole completion in handicap hurdles; had wind surgery; goes chasing from 4lb wrong.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta £107.00
Straight Forecast £124.40
Tricast £584.80
Trifecta £505.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Alberic

The Times:

Eros

RP Ratings:

Broughtons Rhythm

Daily Mail:

Anuas Ar An Bpost

WEST COUNTRY:

Alberic

Daily Express:

Alberic

Daily Mirror:

Alberic

The Sun:

Alberic

The Star:

Alberic

Daily Record:

Alberic

Telegraph:

Eros

The Guardian:

Eros

POSTDATA:

Broughtons Rhythm