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14:30 Huntingdon

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tote.co.uk Free Cheltenham Placepot Every Day Mares’ Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4030.04
  • 2m 4f 145y
  • Class 5
  • 14 runners
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tote.co.uk Free Cheltenham Placepot Every Day Mares’ Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.10
  • Place: £3.50

Form: -7P999

Last run: 43 days

W: 10st 3lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Very well handicapped on old form and made reasonably encouraging stable debut in January but was soundly beaten at Ffos Las (2m4f, good to soft) last month and it's hard to know what to expect from her here.

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Verdict Starting price

6th

9

29th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

15:35 Uttoxeter

Dariya

10st 3lb

J: Connor Brace

T: David Brace

5th

8

26th Mar 2022

Good

2m 6f 7y

Class 5

14:18 Stratford

Dariya

10st 13lb

J: Connor Brace

T: David Brace

Well handicapped on old form and she duly justified market support with a bit in hand at Huntingdon (2m4f, good to soft) last week; 6lb rise doesn't look the end of the world in this company.

7/2

1st

11

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

14:30 Huntingdon

Dariya

10st 3lb

J: Connor Brace

T: David Brace

Very well handicapped on old form and made reasonably encouraging stable debut in January but was soundly beaten at Ffos Las (2m4f, good to soft) last month and it's hard to know what to expect from her here.

20/1

20/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 3-0855

Last run: 54 days

W: 10st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Placed in Wexford bumper a year ago (2m4f, yielding; winner now a useful hurdler); well-beaten outsider in three slow-ground novice hurdles (2m-2m4f) for new stable this winter but makes handicap debut from a lowly mark and the drying conditions here may enable improvement.

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2nd

11

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

13:35 Market Rasen

Backinforglory

10st 10lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Andy Irvine

sweating, held up in rear

8/1

2nd

7

17th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

14:10 Southwell

Backinforglory

10st 12lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Andy Irvine

Second on handicap debut at Huntingdon in March 2022 but returned from a long absence towards the end of last year and struggled on her first two starts back.

20/1

20/1

  • Place: £7.90

Form: 7/98/7 C

Last run: 99 days

W: 10st 0lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Won course bumper in 2018 but was tailed off on stable/handicap debut in December, her first start since January 2020; effectively on the same mark from out of the weights again here; difficult to enthuse over.

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4th

6

24th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

15:50 Ayr

Sparkling Dawn

10st 11lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: L J Morgan

held up in rear, headway 3 out, bit short of room just before 2 out, ridden and weakened approaching last

13/2

6th

5

14th Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 1y

Class 5

15:15 Fakenham

Sparkling Dawn

10st 12lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: L J Morgan

midfield, headway and pressed leaders 3 out, ridden and weakened approaching last

100/30

Form: 590999

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 4lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Left Gordon Elliott after a disappointing run last October and has struggled on all three starts for current stable (2m4f-3m); needs the first-time tongue-tie to make a big difference.

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7th

10

24th Mar 2022

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

15:40 Huntingdon

Darcys Hill

10st 9lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Joanne Thomason-Murphy

Left Gordon Elliott last autumn; remains a maiden but her always-prominent fourth of 14 over 2m4f here eight days ago, with Backinforglory in second, was easily her best show in Britain; tailed off over 3m time before.

10/1

4th

10

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

14:30 Huntingdon

Darcys Hill

10st 4lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Joanne Thomason-Murphy

Left Gordon Elliott after a disappointing run last October and has struggled on all three starts for current stable (2m4f-3m); needs the first-time tongue-tie to make a big difference.

50/1

9th

10

22nd Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

16:50 Taunton

Darcys Hill

11st 0lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Joanne Thomason-Murphy

Minor promise but form tailed off for the Gordon Elliott yard and she has been well held in two handicaps for new connections; still quite early days but up against it for now over new trip.

50/1

Form: 00/362

Last run: 56 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Placed on two of her three starts since returning from mammoth absence this winter, more recently when second at Plumpton (2m, good to soft); effectively 3lb higher from out of the handicap here but should be okay over the longer trip; each-way claims.

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6th

10

5th Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:20 Perth

Bella Beau

10st 5lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

led, jumped left 6th, faced challenge 2 out, ridden and headed when pecked on landing last, no extra final 110yds

5/1

2nd

12

20th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

15:15 Ludlow

Bella Beau

10st 5lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

5th

14

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

14:30 Huntingdon

Bella Beau

10st 0lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

Placed on two of her three starts since returning from mammoth absence this winter, more recently when second at Plumpton (2m, good to soft); effectively 3lb higher from out of the handicap here but should be okay over the longer trip; each-way claims.

7/1

Form: 76-224

Last run: 33 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Disappointed when only fourth of five on last month's handicap debut at Kempton (2m, good to soft) but was runner-up on her first two hurdling starts and remains one to be interested in; moves up in trip with cheekpieces fitted.

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0

2

16th Dec 2023

Good

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

11:55 Hereford

Global Famenglory

12st 0lb

J: Tristan Durrell

T: Dan Skelton

Threatened off higher marks as a hurdler but she remains a maiden and has been tailed off in two runs since returning from a break; looks worth taking on now sent over fences for the first time.

12/1

8th

2

6th Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 5

12:50 Hereford

Global Famenglory

11st 12lb

J: Miss Heidi Palin

T: Dan Skelton

Still awaiting her first win; has threatened off this mark in the past but her tailed-off run after a break at Fontwell tempers enthusiasm.

10/1

7th

1

7th Oct 2023

Good

3m 1f 166y

Class 5

14:15 Fontwell

Global Famenglory

12st 0lb

J: Tristan Durrell

T: Dan Skelton

Runner-up five times over hurdles but still awaiting a win; close second at Huntingdon in January after a break, so absence since May is no problem; likely to be in the firing line but needs to prove he can win.

3/1

Form: 33P225

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Has a point to prove after last month's below-par run over C&D but was second in two big-field handicaps prior to that (2m3f, heavy/2m4f, good); still has low mileage; major player if back on song.

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5th

10

17th Oct 2023

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

15:13 Huntingdon

Doireann

10st 9lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Maiden with placed form over hurdles; below par when last seen in early summer and she jumped moderately on her previous chase start; more new headgear tried.

20/1

11th

6

6th May 2023

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

15:50 Uttoxeter

Doireann

11st 6lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Runner-up twice over this trip at Fakenham last season, losing out only by a short head off today's mark in first-time cheekpieces on latter occasion; below form on recent outings, though, and needs today's headgear switch to give her a boost.

14/1

5th

6

30th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

3m 2f 0y

Class 5

14:00 Warwick

Doireann

11st 0lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Runner-up here once last term; now a 12-race maiden under rules, with two close seconds at Fakenham (2m7f, good/good to soft) as this season's easily best efforts; pulled up on chase debut 13 days ago; this trip looks worth a go and there are no ground worries but she's been inconsistent.

14/1

Form: 5-1PP3 D

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Came good at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good to soft) last spring and put two poor performances behind her when third over that C&D (good) in January; won 't be far away if in similar form again here.

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3rd

1

18th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 166y

Class 5

16:48 Fontwell

Hello Sunshine

12st 0lb

J: Freddie Gingell

T: George Baker

disputed lead, led before 2 out, headed approaching last, weakened and lost second run-in

4/1

8

9th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:10 Kempton

Hello Sunshine

11st 5lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: George Baker

Started off for George Baker with three good runs last spring, most notably when winning by 11l at Plumpton (3m1f, good); ought to cope if the ground turns soft here but has fitness to prove after 264-day absence.

25/1

4th

3

21st May 2023

Good

3m 2f 83y

Class 5

16:05 Stratford

Hello Sunshine

11st 8lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: George Baker

Back in good form for new stable this spring, more recently when winning pretty comfortably by 11l at Plumpton (3m1f, good) a week ago; commands respect under 7lb penalty here.

5/4

Form: -04377

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Third in modest Hexham novice (2m, heavy) on hurdling debut in December but soundly beaten twice on soft ground since; moves up in trip for today's handicap debut; improvement required.

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11

29th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

15:35 Uttoxeter

Fist Pumping Time

10st 0lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Oliver Greenall

9th

8

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

14:30 Huntingdon

Fist Pumping Time

10st 7lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Oliver Greenall

Third in modest Hexham novice (2m, heavy) on hurdling debut in December but soundly beaten twice on soft ground since; moves up in trip for today's handicap debut; improvement required.

16/1

7th

8

11th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

16:15 Bangor-on-Dee

Fist Pumping Time

10st 9lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Oliver Greenall

Signs of ability in five races under rules without finishing within 10l of the winner; soundly beaten in novice hurdle at Catterick just after Christmas; likely to be of more interest when tackling handicaps.

20/1

13/2

Form: 74362

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

0-5 over hurdles and 0-12 overall but posted good effort when second against own age-group at Hereford (2m, soft) last month; has claims if suited by the step up in trip on her handicap debut.

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5th

6

22nd May 2022

Good

2m 7f 95y

Class 5

15:52 Fakenham

Tiki Fire

10st 13lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

0-7 over hurdles and 0-14 overall; runner-up in modest fillies' hurdle at Hereford (2m, soft) in February but down the field in both subsequent handicaps (2m4f/2m2f) and not bred to be suited by today's longer trip.

12/1

8th

7

4th May 2022

Good

2m 2f 110y

Class 5

17:05 Newton Abbot

Tiki Fire

10st 5lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

10th

12

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

14:30 Huntingdon

Tiki Fire

10st 2lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

0-5 over hurdles and 0-12 overall but posted good effort when second against own age-group at Hereford (2m, soft) last month; has claims if suited by the step up in trip on her handicap debut.

13/2

Form: 3-6P57

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Showed promise on only one of her three hurdling starts, when fifth of eight over C&D (soft) on second occasion, but represents a top stable and is open to improvement in handicaps.

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11th

6

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

14:30 Huntingdon

Parisian Blue

10st 11lb

J: James Bowen

T: Nicky Henderson

Showed promise on only one of her three hurdling starts, when fifth of eight over C&D (soft) on second occasion, but represents a top stable and is open to improvement in handicaps.

15/2

7th

7

2nd Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

14:40 Exeter

Parisian Blue

11st 6lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

In top hands but she hasn't set the world alight thus far, weakening after helping force the pace when 26l fifth of eight in mares' novice at Huntingdon (2m5f, soft; 11-1) last time; perhaps this shorter trip will help but she certainly needs to improve.

10/1

5th

6

14th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 145y

Class 3

15:00 Huntingdon

Parisian Blue

11st 1lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

In top hands but she didn't set the world alight in bumpers last spring and disappointed on her Wincanton hurdle debut/reappearance (didn't jump with fluency); early days but hard to fancy after that.

8/1

Form: 528P23

Last run: 1 day

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish mare; pulled up in a chase on stable debut in January and although she fared considerably better when second to useful rival at Leicester (2m4f, soft) last month she was a well-held third back hurdling at Sedgefield on Tuesday.

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3rd

5

8th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

17:10 Fontwell

Reine Fee

11st 0lb

J: Isabelle Ryder

T: Gary Brown

in rear, going easily when headway before 4 out

33/1

7th

6

21st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:50 Chepstow

Reine Fee

10st 6lb

J: Isabelle Ryder

T: Gary Brown

took keen hold, always behind

33/1

7th

9

22nd Jan 2024

Good

2m 4f 114y

Class 5

15:55 Plumpton

Reine Fee

11st 2lb

J: Isabelle Ryder

T: Gary Brown

Well handicapped on old form but, following a long absence, was soundly beaten in three chases for new stable in the autumn; needs to be revitalised by today's return to hurdling.

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 11/0-9 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Dual novice hurdle winner in spring 2019 but seen only twice since; tailed off at Doncaster last month, after a one-year absence, and needs to prove some ability remains.

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3

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

14:30 Huntingdon

Miss Delighted

11st 10lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Oliver Greenall

Dual novice hurdle winner in spring 2019 but seen only twice since; tailed off at Doncaster last month, after a one-year absence, and needs to prove some ability remains.

25/1

9th

4

10th Feb 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

16:20 Doncaster

Miss Delighted

11st 2lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Oliver Greenall

Dual novice hurdle winner in spring 2019 but absent until well held in Market Rasen handicap last February and off a further 12 months since; has lots to prove.

33/1

Form: 575

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Safely held on heavy ground on last two appearances but made quite promising rules debut when fifth at Lingfield (2m3f, good to soft) in November and is back on a less taxing surface for today's handicap debut; tongue-tie added.

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0

11

6th Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 44y

Class 4

14:20 Hereford

Harrys Hottie

10st 6lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

early mistakes, held up in rear, detached after 1st, struggling when pulled up before 12th

6/1

4th

8

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 5f 110y

Class 4

13:35 Ffos Las

Harrys Hottie

10st 8lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Jamie Snowden

1-10 over hurdles for Harry Whittington, the win gained at Plumpton (3m1f, good to soft) a year ago; makes stable/chase debut after 201-day absence but is on a good mark and has Irish point experience to call upon.

7/1

3rd

4

28th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

16:00 Huntingdon

Harrys Hottie

11st 12lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: Harry Whittington

prominent, pushed along and lost ground after 3 out, ridden and weakened run-in

9/2

Form: 4669

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Showed no more than glimmers of promise in three 2m maiden/novice hurdles in January/February but goes handicapping off a lowly mark and is open to improvement over the new trip; market may guide.

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15

6th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

13:55 Uttoxeter

Rio Silva

10st 5lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

in touch with leaders

10/1

4

26th Nov 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

15:13 Bangor-on-Dee

Rio Silva

10st 5lb

J: Daire Davis

T: Olly Murphy

Only about 9l off the pace before last-flight mishap on handicap debut in March and positives can also be drawn from last month's reappearance run; needs to improve here but that's possible if the move up from 2m4f suits.

9/1

6th

13

28th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:15 Uttoxeter

Rio Silva

10st 2lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Olly Murphy

Absent since handicap debut in Huntingdon mares' event (2m4f, good to soft; unseated rider at last when held in sixth) in March; stable's other runner Dev Of Tara looks of more interest.

20/1

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Exacta £684.00
Straight Forecast £510.10
Tricast £10593.10
Trifecta £11369.00

Selections

The Times:

Hello Sunshine

SPOTLIGHT:

Doireann

Daily Express:

Tiki Fire

RP Ratings:

Backinforglory

LAMBOURN:

Parisian Blue

Daily Mail:

Bella Beau

TOPSPEED:

Doireann

POSTDATA:

Doireann

Telegraph:

Hello Sunshine

The Guardian:

Hello Sunshine

Daily Mirror:

Hello Sunshine

The Star:

Hello Sunshine

Daily Record:

Tiki Fire