March 16 / 16.30 Huntingdon

16.30 Huntingdon

Good

tote Pool School Now On YouTube Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £4683.56
  • 2m 7f 129y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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tote Pool School Now On YouTube Handicap Chase

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.00
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 435743

Last run: 5 days

W: 10st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Runs the odd decent race but last week's third at Leicester was remote and he's now 0-28.
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4th

6

18th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:50 Huntingdon

Leskinfere

11st 0lb

J: Nathan Brennan

T: John Cornwall

1st

4

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

13:30 Huntingdon

Leskinfere

10st 0lb

J: Ben Poste

T: John Cornwall

Off the mark at the 29th time of asking when landing a C&D event last week; 1lb out of the handicap here, even with his 7lb penalty, and he wouldn't be an obvious one to follow up.

7/2

1st

10

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Leskinfere

10st 1lb

J: Ben Poste

T: John Cornwall

Runs the odd decent race but last week's third at Leicester was remote and he's now 0-28.

25/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 021P23 CD

Last run: 20 days

W: 12st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Has won here five times, including over C&D; finished second in January and it was in a higher grade when a remote third last time; respected.
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3rd

6

23rd May 2022

Good

2m 3f 189y

Class 4

18:50 Huntingdon

Lord Sparky

10st 13lb

J: Jack Andrews

T: Caroline Bailey

2nd

2

7th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:50 Warwick

Lord Sparky

12st 0lb

J: Jack Andrews

T: Caroline Bailey

Gained all five wins at Huntingdon (one hurdle, four chases); away from favourite track tonight but posted sound effort when second there (2m7f, good) last month and remains on a workable mark.

9/2

2nd

2

18th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:50 Huntingdon

Lord Sparky

12st 5lb

J: Jack Andrews

T: Caroline Bailey

10/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: -4P420

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Shaped as if his turn might be near when 12l second to a well-backed favourite at Taunton (2m7f, soft) but reportedly had a breathing issue next time; bit risky, but there's a big run in him.
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3

10th Apr 2022

Good

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

16:05 Stratford

Artemision

11st 8lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

3rd

2

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Artemision

11st 12lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

Shaped as if his turn might be near when 12l second to a well-backed favourite at Taunton (2m7f, soft) but reportedly had a breathing issue next time; bit risky, but there's a big run in him.

10/1

10th

4

9th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 28y

Class 5

16:07 Sedgefield

Artemision

11st 10lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

Eight-race maiden, but he shaped as if his turn was near when 12l second to a well-backed favourite at Taunton (2m7f, soft) last month, making much of the running; dropping back in trip should be no problem; major player.

5/1

Form: 047P

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Brother to dual Gold Cup winner Al Boum Photo but showed very little over hurdles and looked a hard ride before pulling up on handicap/chase debut over this far at Lingfield (heavy); plenty to prove.
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4th

7

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

T’Araison

11st 2lb

J: Mr Jamie Brace

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Brother to dual Gold Cup winner Al Boum Photo but showed very little over hurdles and looked a hard ride before pulling up on handicap/chase debut over this far at Lingfield (heavy); plenty to prove.

20/1

1

15th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

15:55 Lingfield

T’Araison

11st 12lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Brother to dual Gold Cup winner Al Boum Photo; well beaten in three 2m3f novice/maiden hurdles this winter and not obviously well treated for today's handicap debut but improvement is possible over the new trip and with cheekpieces fitted; market may guide.

12/1

7th

7

10th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

13:00 Taunton

T’Araison

11st 5lb

Brother to Al Boum Photo but has suffered sizeable defeats in two starts at Chepstow; should improve with experience.

33/1

Form: 974131 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Maiden hurdler but now 2-4 over fences after winning at Taunton again three weeks ago (2m5f, good to soft), getting up late in the day; Archie Bellamy rides again off 5lb higher mark; in the mix over a trip she stays.
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5th

3

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 3y

Class 5

16:52 Taunton

Queen Of The Court

11st 7lb

J: Archie Bellamy

T: Grant Cann

4

30th Mar 2022

Good

3m 1f 30y

Class 4

15:55 Wincanton

Queen Of The Court

10st 0lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Grant Cann

0-11 over hurdles but 2-5 over fences, with both wins gained at Taunton this year (2m7f, soft/2m5f, good to soft); not at best when last in action and may prefer ground slower than good, but can make her presence felt here.

3/1

5th

4

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Queen Of The Court

11st 10lb

J: Archie Bellamy

T: Grant Cann

Maiden hurdler but now 2-4 over fences after winning at Taunton again three weeks ago (2m5f, good to soft), getting up late in the day; Archie Bellamy rides again off 5lb higher mark; in the mix over a trip she stays.

4/1

Form: 5/57

Last run: 69 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Modest form over hurdles but there were positives to take from his pointing exploits and he could very easily make a better chaser; handicap debut as well.
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1st

4

10th Apr 2022

Good

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

16:05 Stratford

Largy Nights

10st 12lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Charlie Longsdon

6th

5

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Largy Nights

11st 5lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Charlie Longsdon

Modest form over hurdles but there were positives to take from his pointing exploits and he could very easily make a better chaser; handicap debut as well.

8/1

7th

5

6th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

14:15 Chepstow

Largy Nights

11st 2lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Charlie Longsdon

Showed steady progress (without winning) in three Irish points in 2019; modest fifth in two maiden hurdles (over two years apart) for new yard; something to prove.

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: 540-8P

Last run: 90 days

W: 11st 11lb

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; now tries cheekpieces.
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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

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

7th

4

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

14:35 Taunton

Geordie Washington

11st 3lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

Form: -06811 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
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.
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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

Form: 26F574

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Not beaten far in modest handicap hurdles before getting outclassed in a novice chase at Ludlow; this is more realistic but she fell in her other chase and there are doubts about her for now over fences.
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6th

2

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 189y

Class 5

14:05 Huntingdon

Bolt N Brown

10st 9lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Gay Kelleway

On a dangerous mark on her best hurdle form but she has failed to complete in two of her three chases, including when pulled up here last week; new accessories tried today.

12/1

8

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Bolt N Brown

10st 13lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Gay Kelleway

Not beaten far in modest handicap hurdles before getting outclassed in a novice chase at Ludlow; this is more realistic but she fell in her other chase and there are doubts about her for now over fences.

20/1

4th

3

23rd Feb 2022

Soft

2m 4f 11y

Class 3

14:25 Ludlow

Bolt N Brown

10st 12lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Gay Kelleway

Not beaten far in modest handicap hurdles on her latest two starts; fell only chasing attempt and looks outclassed in this.

100/1

Form: 0-P554

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Looks mildly progressive after his last two efforts, most recently just missing out on the places over 2m4f here (soft); needs to see out this longer trip though and others appeal more.
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5th

10

14th May 2022

Good To Soft

2m 6f 108y

Class 5

17:50 Uttoxeter

Thais Toir

10st 11lb

J: David Noonan

T: Adrian Wintle

Maiden; improved efforts in most recent starts and runner-up at Huntingdon in the latest; that was a modest contest and more needed for a first win; cheekpieces fitted for the first time.

7/1

7

16th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 216y

Class 5

14:14 Newton Abbot

Thais Toir

10st 7lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Adrian Wintle

13-race maiden but he ran his best race over fences so far when a close second from out of the weights at Huntingdon (2m7f, good) last month; that was under a prominent ride and has claims if he can repeat that form back in trip; cheekpieces added.

2nd

5

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

13:30 Huntingdon

Thais Toir

10st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Adrian Wintle

0-12 under rules and racing from 4lb out of the handicap today; has shown a bit the last twice though and any improvement for the step up in distance would give him a squeak.

8/1

25/1

Form: 6905P5

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
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.
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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: /0P-P4

Last run: 86 days

W: 10st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Maiden; runner-up over hurdles in May 2019 but nothing in just four subsequent starts, the latest on her chasing debut; had wind surgery since.
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9

4th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 135y

Class 5

19:40 Fontwell

Miss Malarky

10st 2lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: John Best & Karen Jewell

8

29th Mar 2022

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

15:50 Fontwell

Miss Malarky

10st 0lb

J: James Best

T: John Best & Karen Jewell

12

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Miss Malarky

10st 0lb

J: James Best

T: John Best & Karen Jewell

Maiden; runner-up over hurdles in May 2019 but nothing in just four subsequent starts, the latest on her chasing debut; had wind surgery since.

66/1

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Exacta £417.00
Straight Forecast £366.30
Tricast £2838.30
Trifecta £3161.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Champ Is Real

Daily Express:

T'Araison

RP Ratings:

Lord Sparky

Telegraph:

Queen Of The Court

POSTDATA:

Champ Is Real

The Times:

Champ Is Real

The Guardian:

Champ Is Real

Daily Mail:

Champ Is Real

Daily Mirror:

Champ Is Real

The Sun:

Champ Is Real

The Star:

Champ Is Real

Daily Record:

Champ Is Real