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14:10 Southwell

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Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £2614.08
  • 1m 7f 182y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £26.00
  • Place: £5.00

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

First foal from a modest dam (well held in bumpers and novice hurdles) but who is a half-sister to the AW bumper/2m2f Flat/2m1f-2m7f hurdle winner Cloudy Spirit; others tick more of the relevant boxes.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

8

17th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 3

17:00 Cheltenham

Magical Maggie

11st 3lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Alastair Ralph

midfield

10/1

3rd

1

15th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 3y

Class 3

16:25 Fakenham

Magical Maggie

12st 0lb

J: Jay Tidball

T: Alastair Ralph

Effectiveness over a sharp 2m-2m1f plain to see in her Ludlow and Cartmel wins, and no going concerns abound; yet to score outside of mares-only company, however, and little wriggle room off her mid-120s mark.

10/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Sister to none other than the classy hurdler/chaser Edwardstone, who carried these same silks to success in last week's Arkle; one to take seriously for a trainer who saddled a debut bumper winner (4-23 in bumpers this season overall) at Kempton on Saturday.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1

22nd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Nothingtochance

12st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Improving mare who won Fakenham maiden (2m, soft) in pretty good style last month, her third start over hurdles; open to further progress in handicaps; shortlisted.

7/4

1st

8

17th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:20 Fakenham

Nothingtochance

10st 13lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Alan King

Sister to Edwardstone; close up on bumper debut round Southwell's sharp track and she ran better than the bare result on return from break behind a long odds-on shot at Exeter in February (2m, good to soft); of interest for yard that is 7-24 with hurdlers here in last five years.

6/4

2nd

10

1st Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

14:10 Exeter

Nothingtochance

11st 6lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

held up in rear, mistake 4th, some headway after 4 out, ridden after 3 out

10/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 20

Last run: 79 days

W: 10st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tongue-tied on debut (retained since) but ran a race full of promise - and with a degree of substance to the form - when chasing home a fellow newcomer at Wincanton (1m7f, good; 7-1); always struggling in a much deeper race at Cheltenham subsequently; returns post wind surgery after an 11-week absence from the track.

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Verdict Starting price

6

14th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 5

16:00 Hereford

Kimberley Eve

11st 0lb

J: James Best

T: Simon Earle

Reportedly treated for ulcers before displaying much-improved form to win a 3m Ludlow handicap by 11l (soft; 7lb lower); perhaps heavy ground didn't suit when tailed off at Exeter; better expected this time, for all that further suits her well.

6/1

7th

8

1st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 4

13:00 Exeter

Kimberley Eve

10st 5lb

J: James Best

T: Simon Earle

Placed twice in the autumn (2m7f/3m) and took form to whole new level when scoring by 11l from 7lb out of the handicap at Ludlow (3m, soft) last month, having reportedly been treated for ulcers; effectively 8lb higher here; interesting to see whether she can build on that performance.

5/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tenth foal; closely related to various winners, including bumper scorers Elegant Touch and As I Am; her trainer has saddled a number of bumper winners during his lengthy career, albeit is a quiet 0-5 in such races in the last five seasons.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

5

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Pure Theatre

11st 12lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Anthony Honeyball

Soundly beaten at Worcester in June and same story at Taunton last month when back from a break; however, this 5yo remains lightly raced and looked one to follow when winning on her handicap debut at Fontwell (2m5f, good) in May; there's some stamina in her pedigree and she could bounce back.

14/1

6th

4

16th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

16:05 Taunton

Pure Theatre

11st 13lb

J: Jack Martin

T: Anthony Honeyball

Dual winner on good ground in spring, latterly on handicap debut at Fontwell (2m5f); signed off with a lesser effort in June but should cope if there's rain about here and is not yet fully exposed.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 4

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Sold for £52,000 soon after winning an Irish point at Borris House (3m, yielding to soft); stayed on steadily down the home straight, without ever threatening to land a real blow on rules/stable debut at Newcastle (2m; 7-1; fourth) a fortnight ago; this tighter track may not suit her.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

4th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

16:52 Plumpton

Criquette

10st 11lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Billy Aprahamian

took keen hold, held up in rear, went third before 4 out, outpaced before 3 out, no impression before 2 out

4/1

3rd

7

12th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

16:45 Plumpton

Criquette

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Billy Aprahamian

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway 4 out, outpaced after 3 out, rallied and went third after 2 out, no extra run-in

20/1

9th

2

8th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

16:05 Taunton

Criquette

11st 10lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Billy Aprahamian

Winning Irish pointer but rules career has yet to get off the ground and she's achieved terribly little in handicaps over hurdles and fences; reverts to hurdles with something to prove in first-time cheekpieces.

16/1

Form: 4

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

First foal from a useful hurdler (2m3f-2m5f winner); visually appeared very much in need of the experience when fourth of ten on last month's debut at Taunton (2m good to soft; 5-1); it'll come as no surprise whatsoever if she's a fair bit stronger and wiser with that under her belt.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

10

30th Sep 2023

Good

2m 2f 140y

Class 5

17:05 Market Rasen

Horizon Dove

10st 2lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: L J Morgan

prominent, weakened after 3 out

20/1

4th

6

7th Sep 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

15:55 Southwell

Horizon Dove

10st 7lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: L J Morgan

Pulled up in her last two points in the spring and she's been beaten 26l or more since switched to hurdling this summer; now goes handicapping with equipment added but she needs a transformation.

8/1

8th

9

19th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

17:30 Market Rasen

Horizon Dove

10st 7lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: L J Morgan

50-1 when a never-dangerous fourth behind Roll With It here recently; one for handicaps.

50/1

Form: 1 D

Last run: 105 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Point winner (sold for £80,000); quickened smartly off the home bend and never in danger of being reeled-in when making a winning stable/rules debut at Ludlow (2m, good to soft; 4-1); that form isn't strong, but she's well related and still makes plenty of appeal despite the incurred penalty.

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Verdict Starting price

6th

4

24th Apr 2024

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

16:37 Ludlow

Fancy Stuff

11st 5lb

J: Mr James King

T: Tom Gretton

Inconsistent but has performed well in two attempts at Ludlow, winning bumper (for previous yard) and eyecatching third in 2m4f chase; interesting back here for the return to hurdles.

9/1

6th

6

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 12y

Class 5

16:40 Taunton

Fancy Stuff

11st 2lb

J: David Noonan

T: Tom Gretton

in rear, headway 4 out, slow jump 3 out, weakened after 2 out

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; dam was placed in four of her five Flat starts (7f-1m2f; peak RPR 82) for Godolphin; left the care of George Scott (unraced) in late 2019 for a mere 800gns, so probably best watched on racecourse debut.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

6

21st Mar 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

14:10 Southwell

Illusive Appeal

11st 0lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Michael Scudamore

Second foal; dam was placed in four of her five Flat starts (7f-1m2f; peak RPR 82) for Godolphin; left the care of George Scott (unraced) in late 2019 for a mere 800gns, so probably best watched on racecourse debut.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to the 2020 Cheltenham Festival winner Indefatigable (2m4f; RPR 147) who interestingly dead-heated in a C&D bumper (on second career start) in early 2018, with fellow sibling Litigate also successful in this sphere; a noteworthy debutante on pedigree; consult the market for advice.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

0

11

24th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

15:50 Stratford

Indelible Spin

10st 3lb

J: Bradley Roberts

T: Charlie Longsdon

No real threat in maiden hurdles and beaten 20l and 32l in her two handicaps at 2m4f.

16/1

7th

9

20th Jul 2023

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

20:55 Worcester

Indelible Spin

10st 6lb

J: Bradley Roberts

T: Charlie Longsdon

No real threat in maiden hurdles and no appreciable improvement when eighth on last month's handicap debut.

25/1

8th

10

22nd Jun 2023

Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:00 Uttoxeter

Indelible Spin

10st 6lb

J: Bradley Roberts

T: Charlie Longsdon

Probably didn't achieve a great deal when modest third in Huntingdon maiden (2m, good) 24 days ago but makes her handicap debut from a lowly mark here and is open to improvement over the new trip.

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Newcomer from an unraced High Chaparral mare; carries a light enough racing weight when factoring in the 4yo allowance, but it's probable that she'll be one for slightly further down the line.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

11

21st Mar 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

14:10 Southwell

Crafty Lass

10st 4lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Tim Easterby

Newcomer from an unraced High Chaparral mare; carries a light enough racing weight when factoring in the 4yo allowance, but it's probable that she'll be one for slightly further down the line.

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Sixth living foal from a dam who was placed over 1m; half-sister to the 2m AW winner Lorelei (RPR 64); her trainer is 1-28 (career) in bumpers, and while that winner came during this current season, others make far greater appeal.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

3

29th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:30 Worcester

Minis Dream

11st 0lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Richard J Bandey

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, ridden over 3f out, soon hung right and lost position, weakened and hung right over 1f out

100/1

11th

9

21st Mar 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

14:10 Southwell

Minis Dream

11st 0lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Richard J Bandey

Sixth living foal from a dam who was placed over 1m; half-sister to the 2m AW winner Lorelei (RPR 64); her trainer is 1-28 (career) in bumpers, and while that winner came during this current season, others make far greater appeal.

20/1

Form: 7

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Outpaced before plugging on late for a comfortably beaten seventh of nine on debut at Exeter (2m; 40-1) last month; will need to take a significant step forward in order to threaten.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

9

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 119y

Class 5

14:17 Hereford

Ginderella

10st 13lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

In form having finished runner-up in three of her last five appearances, latterly behind a penalised winner at Taunton (3m, soft); looks to hold a solid chance.

9/2

2nd

4

20th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

16:45 Taunton

Ginderella

11st 3lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

pressed leader

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

First foal from a Dylan Thomas mare who was a winner on her debut at Wetherby back in 2014 (1m4f, soft; RPR 105); her trainer is 0-29 in bumpers this season, so probably worth noting only if the market speaks positively.

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1st

1

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

20:20 Sedgefield

Green Oaks Top Cat

11st 7lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Forged clear in the closing stages to make a winning debut at Musselburgh (2m, good; 9-1) nearly six weeks ago, in doing so following in the footsteps of her dam (also a bumper winner); this race offers a suitable opportunity in which to defy the incurred 7lb penalty.

8/13

1st

2

25th Mar 2022

Good

1m 7f 124y

Class 4

16:40 Musselburgh

Green Oaks Top Cat

11st 0lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

£3,500 yearling; trainer 0-30 in bumpers this season but he's been among the winners of late and this mare's dam won a bumper on her debut in 2014; interesting to see how she goes in the betting on debut.

10/1

4

21st Mar 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

14:10 Southwell

Green Oaks Top Cat

11st 0lb

J: Mr Benjamin Brackenbury

T: Philip Kirby

First foal from a Dylan Thomas mare who was a winner on her debut at Wetherby back in 2014 (1m4f, soft; RPR 105); her trainer is 0-29 in bumpers this season, so probably worth noting only if the market speaks positively.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta £896.00
Straight Forecast £804.60
Trifecta £8522.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Nothingtochance

RP Ratings:

Criquette

Telegraph:

Fancy Stuff

The Times:

Nothingtochance

Daily Mail:

Nothingtochance

Daily Express:

Nothingtochance

Daily Mirror:

Nothingtochance

TOPSPEED:

Criquette

POSTDATA:

Criquette

The Sun:

Criquette

The Guardian:

Fancy Stuff

The Star:

Fancy Stuff

Daily Record:

Fancy Stuff