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16:05 Stratford

Good To Soft

pointtopoint.co.uk Novices’ Hunters’ Chase

  • Prize money: £1796.55
  • 2m 4f 205y
  • Class 6
  • 10 runners
  • Win time: 5m 27s
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pointtopoint.co.uk Novices’ Hunters’ Chase

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hunter Chase

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

9/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.60
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 213233 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Fair winning hurdler/chaser for David Bridgwater who jumped sketchily for his new yard when third in 2m6f Leicester hunter chase 25 days ago; has since unseated in a point, so he needs to brush up his jumping.

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6

8th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 201y

Class 5

16:50 Leicester

Drakes Well

12st 0lb

J: Mr Tom Hutsby

T: F A Hutsby

Formerly with David Bridgwater; jumped right on occasions when winning a novice hunter chase on fourth start for Fred Hutsby at Stratford (2m5f, good to soft; 9-2) in March 2022; off the track since finishing second of three in a point the following month; best watched.

10/1

3rd

4

31st Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 6

16:25 Warwick

Drakes Well

12st 0lb

J: Mr Luke Scott

T: F A Hutsby

Fair winning hurdler/chaser for David Bridgwater; didn't have a lot in hand when successful at Stratford (2m5f, good to soft) recently and looks to have more on his plate this time.

20/1

9/4

  • Place: £1.10

Form: P/PP/2

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Made light of a 32-month absence when runner-up on his yard bow in 2m5f Ffos Las hunter chase last month, looking likely winner until pecking badly at final fence; this former fairly useful hurdler/chaser for Tim Vaughan can go one better now in a refitted tongue-strap.

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2nd

7

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 205y

Class 6

16:05 Stratford

Jaunty Flyer

11st 12lb

J: Mr Darren Andrews

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Made light of a 32-month absence when runner-up on his yard bow in 2m5f Ffos Las hunter chase last month, looking likely winner until pecking badly at final fence; this former fairly useful hurdler/chaser for Tim Vaughan can go one better now in a refitted tongue-strap.

9/4

2nd

6

10th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 4f 199y

Class 4

16:40 Ffos Las

Jaunty Flyer

11st 12lb

J: Mr Darren Andrews

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Bumper/hurdle winner who is 0-4 over fences; with Tim Vaughan when pulling up in three appearances during 2019 (two chases/one hurdle); absent since and has an awful lot to prove on several counts.

25/1

20/1

  • Place: £3.60

Form: /008-3

Last run: 314 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Very lightly-raced chaser who was third in 3m Fakenham hunter chase last May; winning pointer though, and runner-up in that sphere last month too; no forlorn hope.

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3rd

10

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 205y

Class 6

16:05 Stratford

Streets Of London

11st 12lb

J: Mr Phillip York

T: Nigel Benstead

Very lightly-raced chaser who was third in 3m Fakenham hunter chase last May; winning pointer though, and runner-up in that sphere last month too; no forlorn hope.

20/1

Form: 342-24 BF

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Fairly useful chaser for Paul Nicholls who has made the frame on all his five outings for his current yard; in good form from points before fourth in 2m5f Ffos Las hunter last month when leading long way; he seems sure to go well again.

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10

13th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 19y

Class 2

16:05 Aintree

Envoye Special

12st 0lb

J: Mr James King

T: Keiran Burke

Has his own ideas but beat Drop Flight well enough over this trip at Ffos Las before being put in his place by Magic Saint at Wincanton; again has the assistance of James King and could run well if taking to the test.

33/1

3rd

2

1st Mar 2023

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

17:20 Wincanton

Envoye Special

12st 6lb

J: Mr James King

T: Keiran Burke

Won three points and a 2m Cheltenham hunter chase last season, and looked in excellent nick when gaining comfortable success on last month's stable debut at Ffos Las (2m5f, good to soft); contests a stronger race here but ought to make his presence felt.

7/2

1st

4

9th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 199y

Class 4

16:53 Ffos Las

Envoye Special

12st 2lb

J: Mr James King

T: Keiran Burke

travelled strongly, made all

2/1

Form: F06/26

Last run: 228 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Fair 2m hurdle scorer for Sam Thomas back in 2018 who also posted a second in 2m3f handicap here last June for Lawney Hill; he arrives on the back of a couple of recent runs in points too, so can't be dismissed.

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6th

6

29th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 62y

Class 5

16:40 Cheltenham

Sparkleandshine

11st 10lb

J: Miss Izzie Marshall

T: Alan Hill

Won over this distance as a hurdler; only 1-9 in points, though, and was behind Envoye Special in his latest hunter chase over 2m5f at Stratford.

14/1

5th

9

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 205y

Class 6

16:05 Stratford

Sparkleandshine

11st 12lb

J: Miss Izzie Marshall

T: Alan Hill

Fair 2m hurdle scorer for Sam Thomas back in 2018 who also posted a second in 2m3f handicap here last June for Lawney Hill; he arrives on the back of a couple of recent runs in points too, so can't be dismissed.

13/2

OUR TIP

Form: PP5-63

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Useful chaser at his best for Gary Moore and showed a fair level of form when third in 2m4f Musselburgh handicap in January on his final run for Rose Dobbin; subsequently third in a point, so he can't be ruled out.

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7th

9

7th Mar 2023

Good

3m 0f 37y

Class 3

15:00 Sandown

Diable De Sivola

12st 0lb

J: Capt Will Ramsay

T: Will Ramsay

led, slow jump 2nd, briefly headed 4th, headed 4 out, soon pressed leader, ridden and weakened from 3 out, lost fourth and weakened approaching last, finished tired

66/1

3rd

2

4th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 133y

Class 5

16:20 Kelso

Diable De Sivola

11st 12lb

J: Mr Will Ramsay

T: Will Ramsay

6th

3

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 205y

Class 6

16:05 Stratford

Diable De Sivola

11st 12lb

J: Mr Will Ramsay

T: Will Ramsay

Useful chaser at his best for Gary Moore and showed a fair level of form when third in 2m4f Musselburgh handicap in January on his final run for Rose Dobbin; subsequently third in a point, so he can't be ruled out.

9/1

Form: P2-P4P BF

Last run: 240 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a Chepstow hunter chase last spring but he failed to match that form in three subsequent runs for Christian Williams; he needs to hit the ground running after eight months off for his new handler.

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0

11

19th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

18:00 Market Rasen

Blackjacktennessee

10st 2lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Mel Rowley

Last-fence unseat in a point in May when clear; record across all codes now stands at 0-31, but today's first try over this short since late 2018 is interesting, considering he often tries to make all.

33/1

0

12

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:07 Worcester

Blackjacktennessee

10st 2lb

J: Miss Clara Brewitt

T: Mel Rowley

Third in a chase here last month but was pulled up latest, taking his career record to 0-30; first hurdle start since May 2018.

10/1

0

10

5th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

15:23 Worcester

Blackjacktennessee

10st 2lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Mel Rowley

Beaten ten lengths by Guttural over C&D last month and could close that gap on 5lb better terms; 0-29 in his career so others preferred for win purposes.

8/1

Form: /80P7-

Last run: 335 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Fairly useful bumper winner for Tom Lacey back in 2019 but he failed to translate that form to hurdles; returns now for a new yard after 11 months off for his debut in this sphere.

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12th

11

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 2f 111y

Class 5

17:40 Exeter

Capac

10st 10lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Tom Lacey

Bumper winner on his debut, three years ago, but very little over hurdles since; absent for 12 months and plenty to prove; cheekpieces on.

25/1

2

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 205y

Class 6

16:05 Stratford

Capac

11st 12lb

J: Mr Tommie M O’Brien

T: E O’Donnabhain

Fairly useful bumper winner for Tom Lacey back in 2019 but he failed to translate that form to hurdles; returns now for a new yard after 11 months off for his debut in this sphere.

40/1

Form: 27P-P0

Last run: 244 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Fair chaser at his best for Nigel Twiston-Davies but out of sorts when last seen on the track eight months ago; he's hard to enthuse over for his new stable.

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6

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 205y

Class 6

16:05 Stratford

Imperial Nemesis

11st 12lb

J: Mr Joshua Bennett

T: Dr Aimee King

Fair chaser at his best for Nigel Twiston-Davies but out of sorts when last seen on the track eight months ago; he's hard to enthuse over for his new stable.

20/1

Form: 3U360P D

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Modest maiden hurdler who was pulled up on his sole outing for Harriet Brown in Taunton handicap last month; he's hard to make a case for on his yard/chasing bow now.

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8

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 205y

Class 6

16:05 Stratford

Mystic Court

11st 12lb

J: Mr Peter Summers

T: Syd Hosie

Modest maiden hurdler who was pulled up on his sole outing for Harriet Brown in Taunton handicap last month; he's hard to make a case for on his yard/chasing bow now.

20/1

6

8th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

13:50 Taunton

Mystic Court

11st 8lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: Harriet Brown

Won twice for Nick Mitchell (2m5f/2m3f) last spring but his two runs in the summer for Max Young were poor; returns with a point to prove, although he's back on a workable mark and drying ground should suit.

14/1

Form: 504F60

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Winning pointer, but he's since shown just modest form over hurdles for Harriet Brown and came in well held on his handicap bow at Taunton 20 days ago; he has lots to prove now going chasing for his new stable.

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11

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 205y

Class 6

16:05 Stratford

Takoda

11st 12lb

J: Mr Phillip York

T: Syd Hosie

Winning pointer, but he's since shown just modest form over hurdles for Harriet Brown and came in well held on his handicap bow at Taunton 20 days ago; he has lots to prove now going chasing for his new stable.

20/1

14th

7

22nd Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

13:20 Taunton

Takoda

11st 5lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Harriet Brown

Won fast-ground maiden point by 25l last spring and made encouraging rules debut in Wincanton bumper in November; disappointing since switched to hurdling this winter (2m3f-2m5f) but might do better now handicapping.

33/1

6th

8

30th Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 49y

Class 4

14:50 Fontwell

Takoda

11st 8lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Harriet Brown

Won fast-ground maiden point by 25l last spring and made encouraging rules debut in Wincanton bumper in November but was safely held on first two hurdling starts and comes here after a recent fall; probably one for handicaps.

50/1

Form: 8

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Non-runner

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5

28th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 11y

Class 4

17:15 Ludlow

Jethro Said

11st 10lb

J: Mr Zac Baker

T: Syd Hosie

Well beaten (albeit on soft ground) on bumper debut for Harriet Brown at Exeter six weeks ago and will need to take a huge step forward here.

33/1

12

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 205y

Class 6

16:05 Stratford

Jethro Said

11st 10lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Syd Hosie

Non-runner

8

25th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 5

16:20 Exeter

Jethro Said

11st 5lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Harriet Brown

Attracted a little support but beat only one home on recent C&D debut.

33/1

Form: /9/3/6

Last run: 300 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Multiple winning pointer, but she offered little in a Huntingdon hunter chase ten months ago; she needs to get back on track after her absence.

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6

5th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 56y

Class 4

19:10 Cheltenham

Tangoed

11st 8lb

J: Mr Daniel Kyne

T: R W Varnham

Six-time point winner; beaten in her last six (disqualified in one of them) and her last two efforts in hunter chases were nothing to shout about.

33/1

13

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 205y

Class 6

16:05 Stratford

Tangoed

11st 5lb

J: Mr Daniel Kyne

T: R W Varnham

Multiple winning pointer, but she offered little in a Huntingdon hunter chase ten months ago; she needs to get back on track after her absence.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta £183.00
Straight Forecast £154.60
Trifecta £1801.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Jaunty Flyer

WEST COUNTRY:

Envoye Special

The Star:

Capac

The Sun:

Drakes Well

TOPSPEED:

Sparkleandshine

The Times:

Envoye Special

The Guardian:

Envoye Special

Daily Mail:

Envoye Special

Daily Express:

Envoye Special

RP Ratings:

Jaunty Flyer

POSTDATA:

Jaunty Flyer

Telegraph:

Jaunty Flyer

Daily Mirror:

Jaunty Flyer

Daily Record:

Jaunty Flyer