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15:55 Southwell

Good To Soft

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  • 2m 4f 88y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
  • Win time: 5m 19s
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Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.00
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 5-7843

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

0-7; made a respectable handicap debut at Fontwell (2m1f, good to soft) four weeks ago, keeping on for third; may well prove suited by this longer distance; possibilities.

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1st

6

22nd Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 3

18:30 Kempton

Highstakesplayer

11st 9lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Tom Lacey

disputed lead, pushed along 2 out, led clearly approaching last, good jump last, pushed out run-in, always doing enough

4/1

9

2nd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 187y

Class 1

13:55 Newbury

Highstakesplayer

10st 9lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Tom Lacey

prominent, weakened quickly 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

4/1

1st

6

9th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 3

15:40 Kempton

Highstakesplayer

11st 6lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Tom Lacey

Progressive sort who is 2-2 since switched to fences, both wins gained at Hereford (2m5f) in autumn 2022; absent since but has clear possibilities provided he returns in similar form; stays 3m; market support should be heeded.

6/1

16/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 34-478

Last run: 85 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten in maiden hurdles this term but may do better now handicapping in first-time headgear; had wind surgery since last run; well treated on his bumper efforts; one to consider.

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7th

6

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

16:30 Hexham

Ange Endormi

11st 4lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Lizzie Quinlan

Won a Cartmel handicap in July 2022 (2m6f, good); two fair runs after that; no easy task after a 570-day break; best form on good ground.

14/1

10

28th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 56y

Class 4

13:10 Wetherby

Ange Endormi

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Lizzie Quinlan

Has made the frame on his last four starts, winning at Cartmel (2m6f, good) in July and never-nearer fourth of 11 at Hexham (2m7f, good to soft) last month; proving consistent and again unlikely to be far away.

11/2

10/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 34

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

0-7 on Flat for Ed Walker; has picked up minor prize-money in two maiden hurdles at Fontwell (2m1f) for new stable; opening mark of 104 looks workable (peak Flat mark was 81); may improve.

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7th

2

(5)

13th May 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 179y

Class 4

18:10 Leicester

Navegaon Gate

10st 2lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Failed to win on the Flat for Ed Walker and has had plenty of chances in handicap hurdles for this yard; lacks consistency but he has less to prove than the rest of these back from a short break.

6/1

9th

6

23rd Jan 2023

Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

16:30 Ffos Las

Navegaon Gate

11st 7lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

15-race maiden but his recent placed efforts at Lingfield (2m3f) and Hereford (2m5f; soft for both) would be his best yet; just a concern that he's been below par in his previous staying handicaps (3m/3m2f).

6/1

2nd

1

21st Dec 2022

Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 5

14:45 Hereford

Navegaon Gate

12st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Yet to win (0-14) but, despite jumping right on occasions, ran his best race to date when fitted with a visor at Lingfield (2m3f, soft; third with Roger Rarebit in second) recently; should appreciate this extra yardage and, from an unchanged mark, enters calculations.

6/1

Form: /9P-90 CD

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Defied a 5lb higher mark over C&D (soft) in 2019; far from certain to repeat that form, having been inconsistent since and suffered two heavy defeats (chase/hurdle) this term.

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4th

10

7th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

15:55 Southwell

Norwegian Woods

11st 1lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Tim Vaughan

Defied a 5lb higher mark over C&D (soft) in 2019; far from certain to repeat that form, having been inconsistent since and suffered two heavy defeats (chase/hurdle) this term.

33/1

10th

8

1st Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

13:50 Ffos Las

Norwegian Woods

11st 6lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Won off this mark in 2019; has achieved little since switched to chasing and may benefit from this return to hurdles but needs to prove he retains ability.

25/1

9th

4

25th Nov 2021

Good To Soft

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

12:45 Lingfield

Norwegian Woods

11st 4lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Tim Vaughan

Well handicapped judged on plenty of hurdles form two seasons back; however, did little in his two chases late last year and absent since.

25/1

Form: 4-1434 C

Last run: 80 days

W: 11st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Modest effort back over fences when last seen; had a third wind surgery since; now returns to the scene of his early-season win but that was over 3m (led close home); drops back in trip today.

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10th

5

20th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

15:30 Southwell

Lemon T

11st 9lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Ruth Jefferson

midfield, headway 3rd, pressed leaders 5th, ridden after 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off

12/1

5th

9

6th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

14:45 Southwell

Lemon T

11st 2lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Ruth Jefferson

pressed leader, pushed along to lead before 2 out, ridden then headed after 2 out, weakened approaching last (vet said the gelding lost his right fore shoe)

14/1

7

5th Apr 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

16:00 Southwell

Lemon T

11st 3lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Ruth Jefferson

Form: 441

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Successful in novice hurdle at Wincanton (1m7f, soft) last month, opening his account at the third attempt; bred to be suited by this step back up in trip on handicap debut; unexposed.

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3

1st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 118y

Class 4

13:50 Newbury

Farmers Gamble

12st 0lb

J: Tristan Durrell

T: Dan Skelton

Won in good style at Exeter (2m7f, good to soft) last February and in front when falling three out over fences at Uttoxeter (3m, heavy) in November with first-time cheekpieces; back over hurdles off what should be a competitive mark, but there's also a step back down in trip to weigh up.

11/1

Form: -343P3

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Made several errors here on last chase start, then fared better back over hurdles at Huntingdon (2m3f, soft) where he finished third; this maiden again has place hopes; hood removed.

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3

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 213y

Class 5

15:22 Stratford

Above Suspicion

11st 10lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

Seemed to be getting the hang of chasing when third of five at Market Rasen (2m1f, good) in November but made several jumping errors on next outing and has been hurdling since; comfortably held when fifth at Perth (2m, good to soft) last month and comes with risk attached now back over fences.

5/1

5th

2

21st Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 47y

Class 5

16:20 Perth

Above Suspicion

11st 10lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

7th

2

7th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

15:55 Southwell

Above Suspicion

11st 12lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

Made several errors here on last chase start, then fared better back over hurdles at Huntingdon (2m3f, soft) where he finished third; this maiden again has place hopes; hood removed.

12/1

Form: 3-34 BF

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

1m7f Group 3 winner on Flat in Germany; has not transferred that form to hurdles in three attempts (at about 2m) but may improve for this longer distance and is interesting off current mark.

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5

12th Sep 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

15:40 Worcester

Ladykiller

11st 5lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: David Pipe

held up in rear, headway and bumped before 3 out, ridden before 2 out, disputing fourth and 5 lengths down when fell 2 out

5/2

1st

1

7th Sep 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

15:45 Uttoxeter

Ladykiller

12st 0lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: David Pipe

travelled strongly, held up in behind leaders, smooth headway 2 out (usual 3 out), made strong challenge approaching last, led run-in, easily

7/2

Form: P-1964 D

Last run: 95 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Gained sole rules success off a humble mark at Market Rasen (2m4f) last June; ran respectably there in December but lacks consistency and looks exposed as modest.

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13

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

14:30 Market Rasen

Wherewouldugetit

10st 2lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Sara Ender

Won over C&D in June 2021 but lightly raced and disappointing since; 4lb out of the weights on this first start for over two years; big leap of faith required to support him.

33/1

8

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:56 Wetherby

Wherewouldugetit

10st 3lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Sara Ender

Came good with 5l win at Market Rasen (2m4f, good to soft) last June but yet to build on that success; will be fine over today's trip but comes here after a heavy defeat two weeks ago; others preferred.

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: 8-5343

Last run: 24 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

0-5; made a promising handicap debut at Kempton (2m5f, good to soft) last month, finishing a clear third; represents major connections and looks open to further progress; respected.

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6

21st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 11y

Class 4

17:20 Ludlow

Hazard Collonges

11st 12lb

J: Mr Jos Lovegrove-Fielden

T: R Teague

Displayed some ability over hurdles earlier in career but 0-7 in points since and he's hard to fancy today.

50/1

4th

2

5th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

Class 4

15:55 Huntingdon

Hazard Collonges

11st 11lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: Alan King

Form: F-614U CD

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Unseated rider mid-race at Doncaster last time; peak form when making a successful handicap debut over C&D (good to soft) in December; may have more to offer back here; not dismissed.

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8th

7

5th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 4

15:55 Ffos Las

Get Prepared

11st 6lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

Third on chasing debut at Wetherby on Boxing Day and quickly put a mishap behind him when second at Uttoxeter (also 3m, good to soft; first-time cheekpieces) last month, form that has already been boosted by the winner; respected.

4/1

2nd

2

11th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:55 Uttoxeter

Get Prepared

12st 1lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Point and hurdle winner; not beaten far when third of 13 on chasing debut at Wetherby (3m, good to soft) in December, and the fourth and fifth have won since; unseated his rider early when favourite at Southwell two weeks ago; now wears cheekpieces; far more persuasive than most of these.

2/1

6

29th Jan 2023

Good

3m 1f 185y

Class 4

13:15 Southwell

Get Prepared

11st 2lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

Won a 2m4f handicap hurdle here (good to soft) off just 1lb lower last season and performed to a similar level afterwards; not beaten far into third on last month's chase debut (3m, good to soft; first-time tongue-tie) and entitled to build on that first start in eight months.

4/1

Form: 054321

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Took well to blinkers at Fontwell the last twice; opened his account on latest occasion (2m3f, soft) and that form has been boosted by the runner-up since; may well progress further.

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9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Cest Quelquun

11st 8lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear, not fluent 5 out

100/30

6th

8

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 160y

16:20 Tramore

Cest Quelquun

11st 2lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield

6/1

0

5

7th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 107y

15:05 Fairyhouse

Cest Quelquun

11st 5lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Modest performer when trained in Britain but has improved since joining yard; on a hat-trick after Downpatrick dead-heat (fourth won since); 7lb higher and takes another step up in grade but good attitude and might be more to come.

3/1

Form: 0-038

Last run: 58 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Handicap debutant who is not a solid contender on form, with his apparent best effort possibly unreliable; in good hands but doesn't look well treated compared to others.

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3

15th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 34y

Class 5

16:14 Market Rasen

Pitch It Up

11st 4lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

disputing second, lost position 5th, not fluent 6th, went second 8th, lost second after 10th, weakened 11th, behind when pulled up before 3 out

14/1

9

7th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

15:55 Southwell

Pitch It Up

11st 7lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Handicap debutant who is not a solid contender on form, with his apparent best effort possibly unreliable; in good hands but doesn't look well treated compared to others.

16/1

8th

8

8th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 5f 82y

Class 4

12:55 Wincanton

Pitch It Up

11st 2lb

Well beaten on his first two outings, and it's hard to know what he achieved when 16l last of three at Leicester (2m4f, good to soft; led and made mistakes) six weeks ago; could be unexposed but others appeal more.

12/1

Form: 0-6630 CD

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 7lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Veteran who has some respectable C&D form, including close third on penultimate outing; posted a dismal effort last time, however, and is much more exposed than many of these rivals.

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15

12th Apr 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

17:40 Southwell

Classic Tune

10st 3lb

J: David Noonan

T: Claire Dyson

Teenager who was under pressure when hampered on the final bend in C&D event last month (soon pulled up); defied a stone higher mark here in 2020 but still needs to prove he retains that ability.

33/1

12

6th Mar 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

16:10 Southwell

Classic Tune

10st 6lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Claire Dyson

led

25/1

7th

11

29th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

15:35 Southwell

Classic Tune

10st 9lb

J: David Noonan

T: Claire Dyson

midfield, pushed along after 1st

14/1

Form: 5-F124 BF

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Nicely treated on the pick of this season's chase form but needs to improve on last term's hurdling efforts, so not sure what to expect; jumping lacked fluency on latest chase run.

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10th

2

10th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 188y

Class 5

18:20 Sedgefield

Spot On Soph

11st 10lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Hurdle and dual chase winner; may not have much margin for error off current mark but kept on well for close fourth in competitive series final at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft) last month and is also suited by this C&D; each-way claims at least.

13/2

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Exacta £503.00
Straight Forecast £443.10
Tricast £3309.20
Trifecta £3717.00

Selections

The Guardian:

Hazard Collonges

SPOTLIGHT:

Ladykiller

POSTDATA:

Above Suspicion

Daily Mail:

Hazard Collonges

The Sun:

Hazard Collonges

WEST COUNTRY:

Ladykiller

The Times:

Ladykiller