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17:40 Wincanton

Good To Soft

Racing TV On Sky 426 Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

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  • 2m 5f 82y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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Racing TV On Sky 426 Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

13/8 (Won)

  • Win: £3.75
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 086101 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

2-3 since handicapping, finding plenty for pressure when a 6l winner at Hereford (2m5f, good to soft) three weeks ago; up 7lb but going the right way.

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2nd

1

21st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

15:35 Ludlow

Immortal Fame

11st 12lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Tom Lacey

8yo who has an impressive 5-13 strike-rate having won on his final two outings of last year (2m5f, good/good to soft); has also shown promise on soft going; key player if his fine form continues following a break.

2/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 14-F74 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 11lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Remote fourth over C&D 19 days ago; claims if back to last season's best but others look safer.

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12th

17

18th Apr 2024

Good

2m 4f 56y

Class 2

14:40 Cheltenham

Just Go For It

10st 8lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

11yo but showed career-best form when strolling home by a clear margin at Taunton (2m3f, soft) in March; creditable third at Wincanton (3m, soft) 16 days later off this revised mark, which looks tough; very rarely seen on a left-handed track.

25/1

3rd

8

27th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 150y

Class 3

15:00 Wincanton

Just Go For It

10st 8lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

Dual 2m5f winner here; she may be 11 but it was just about a career best when strolling home by a clear margin at Taunton (2m3f, soft); on the downside, she's 10lb higher in a much better race now and hasn't previously excelled over 3m.

10/1

1st

4

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

17:10 Taunton

Just Go For It

11st 10lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

Dual 2m5f winner at Wincanton last March (good/good to soft) and returned from layoff with two pleasing runs at start of this year, the latter over C&D (good); not seen to quite the same effect on soft ground last time, though, and conditions are again a worry today.

8/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 309P62

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Improved effort when swiched to handicaps at Taunton four weeks ago, keeping on strongly over 2m3f; more to come over this extra yardage but she'll need it having been raised 3lb.

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3rd

11

22nd Aug 2023

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

17:00 Newton Abbot

Danzini

10st 9lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Keiran Burke

in touch with leaders

16/1

3rd

3

7th Jun 2023

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

16:10 Newton Abbot

Danzini

11st 1lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Keiran Burke

led, cajoled along from 4th, reminder after 8th, reminder after 9th, ridden when faced challenge after 3 out, pressed leaders when headed before 2 out, short of room and hampered approaching last, kept on

8/1

7th

6

21st May 2023

Good

3m 2f 83y

Class 5

16:05 Stratford

Danzini

10st 8lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Keiran Burke

Came good at Southwell (3m, good) last July but ran poorly the following month and was pulled up last month, after a break; entitled to have benefited from that recent outing and will be suited by today's return to good ground but has a lot more to prove than some.

16/1

Form: 2820P6

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Three times a runner-up over hurdles but a record of 0-23 sounds a note of caution and she has underperformed on her last three starts.

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10

26th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

15:20 Taunton

Miss Harriett

10st 2lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Polly Gundry

Placed off lowly mark at Exeter (2m7f, good) in April 2022 but well beaten on all four appearances this season and now 0-22 over hurdles; 6lb out of the weights today; can't be recommended.

50/1

6th

9

28th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

14:20 Fontwell

Miss Harriett

10st 2lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Polly Gundry

raced wide, took keen hold, held up in rear, no impression from 4 out

33/1

Form: 75234P

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 9lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Veteran who got stuck in the mud at Lingfield last month; now back to his last winning mark but likely to find a few younger rivals having his measure today.

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5th

8

21st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 82y

Class 5

17:40 Wincanton

Auenwirbel

10st 9lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Laura Young

Veteran who got stuck in the mud at Lingfield last month; now back to his last winning mark but likely to find a few younger rivals having his measure today.

12/1

8

15th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

15:55 Lingfield

Auenwirbel

11st 3lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Laura Young

Has modest strike-rate in Britain but made the frame on his last three appearances, most recently when fourth behind Shot Boii at Ffos Las (3m, good to soft) two weeks ago; each-way claims.

12/1

4th

15

1st Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

13:50 Ffos Las

Auenwirbel

10st 8lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Laura Young

Modest strike-rate in Britain; back in better form the last twice, finishing second here (2m4f) then one place behind fellow veteran Dr Des when third at Uttoxeter (2m7f); has each-way hopes.

12/1

Form: 44

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Ran well in two Irish points in late 2021; only modest form in finishing fourth in 2m novice hurdles at Chepstow and Sandown for new yard; should find this more to his liking and he's open to improvement.

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6th

4

21st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:25 Chepstow

Twilight Glory

11st 10lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Won narrowly over C&D in January but then comfortably defied a 6lb higher mark on his return visit over 3m2f; that's triggered a further 7lb rise but he's a sound jumper who looks sure to be involved.

7/4

1st

4

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 2f 54y

Class 5

16:18 Chepstow

Twilight Glory

11st 0lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Just held on from a strong finisher here (2m7f, heavy) last month and is now 2-9 over fences; latest 6lb rise demands more from him but today's longer trip won't be a problem; shortlisted.

7/2

1st

11

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

14:10 Chepstow

Twilight Glory

10st 3lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Now 3lb lower than for narrow win at Lingfield (2m7f, good) just under a year ago but was remote when fifth on seasonal debut in November and ran very poorly when well backed at Lingfield later that month.

16/1

Form: 71F4P0

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Now 2lb lower than when scoring at Worcester last summer (2m7f, good); yet to really get going this winter but worth a market check all the same.

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4

27th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

15:30 Southwell

Do Ya Feel Lucky

11st 6lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: David Pipe

held up in behind leaders, reminder after 2nd, went second 4th, ridden after 9th, weakened 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

4/1

1st

5

19th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:35 Worcester

Do Ya Feel Lucky

11st 6lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: David Pipe

made all, pushed along and went well clear from 3 out, eased towards finish

9/1

7th

3

21st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 82y

Class 5

17:40 Wincanton

Do Ya Feel Lucky

11st 7lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: David Pipe

Now 2lb lower than when scoring at Worcester last summer (2m7f, good); yet to really get going this winter but worth a market check all the same.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 47-057

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Promise in bumpers/maiden hurdles but he is yet to make an impact in four handicaps; mark has dropped 16lb but he still has plenty to prove.

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2

22nd Aug 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

Class 4

18:20 Stratford

Steady The Ship

12st 0lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

prominent, reminders after 7th, weakened after 10th, pulled up before 4 out (trainer could offer no explanation for the poor performance other than a report from the jockey stated that gelding was never travelling)

3/1

3rd

3

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 77y

Class 4

16:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Steady The Ship

11st 5lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

led, niggled along and hard pressed 2 out, ridden and headed approaching last, weakened run-in

3/1

2nd

4

11th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 75y

Class 4

15:10 Newton Abbot

Steady The Ship

11st 9lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

led, shaken up before 2 out, ridden approaching last, headed run-in, no extra towards finish

7/2

Form: 00-0P

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

No improvement for the switch to handicaps when pulled up at Taunton last week (3m, soft; 66-1); plenty to prove in a first-time tongue-tie.

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10

16th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 216y

Class 5

14:14 Newton Abbot

Bees And Honey

10st 0lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Richard Hawker

Has shown little at big prices in his five hurdle runs including two handicaps (3m/2m5f); has a lot to prove on chase debut and can only be watched; cheekpieces added.

10

5th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

2m 2f 111y

Class 4

13:50 Exeter

Bees And Honey

10st 10lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Richard Hawker

Has shown little in three novice hurdles and two handicaps; weak form claims but may do better at this level with cheekpieces added.

25/1

9th

11

21st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 82y

Class 5

17:40 Wincanton

Bees And Honey

10st 3lb

J: David Noonan

T: Richard Hawker

No improvement for the switch to handicaps when pulled up at Taunton last week (3m, soft; 66-1); plenty to prove in a first-time tongue-tie.

50/1

Form: 858P

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Has not beaten many home in a bumper or three hurdle runs; bred to do much better at some point and this a more realistic assignment.

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6th

7

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 3y

Class 5

16:28 Taunton

West Orchard

10st 10lb

J: Freddie Gingell

T: Joe Tizzard

Mixed form since winning at Plumpton (2m3f, good to soft) in November on second chase start but he was a good second at Wincanton (3m1f, heavy) last time and that form was franked by the winner; capable of a bold show.

4/1

2nd

5

7th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 30y

Class 5

16:40 Wincanton

West Orchard

10st 10lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

2m3f chase winner (good to soft) last November, when 1lb lower; below that level in four subsequent starts, despite being placed in his last two; drops 2lb; still a probable player.

11/2

3rd

6

14th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

15:50 Fontwell

West Orchard

10st 7lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

Jumped well and made all at Plumpton (near 2m4f, good to soft) in November on second start over fences; right out of form on next outings but there was a partial recovery when these cheekpieces were enlisted at Wincanton (15l second) latest, so he's considered in this weak race.

7/2

Form: -67247

Last run: 48 days

W: 10st 12lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced under rules and not beaten far in two small-field handicaps on heavy ground at Ffos Las this winter (3m/2m6f); lesser effort last time and cheekpieces need to have a positive effect; tongue-tie left off.

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6

21st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 82y

Class 5

17:40 Wincanton

So Socksy

10st 12lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Clarke

Lightly raced under rules and not beaten far in two small-field handicaps on heavy ground at Ffos Las this winter (3m/2m6f); lesser effort last time and cheekpieces need to have a positive effect; tongue-tie left off.

14/1

7th

5

1st Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

15:50 Ffos Las

So Socksy

11st 2lb

J: Miss Chloe Emsley

T: Ben Clarke

Lightly raced under rules and not beaten far in two small-field handicaps on heavy ground here this winter (3m/2m6f); gained her wide-margin point win on good ground and looks interesting now back on a less testing surface.

11/1

4th

2

5th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 5f 192y

Class 4

14:55 Ffos Las

So Socksy

10st 4lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Clarke

Point winner who didn't show much when first hurdling but was by no means disgraced behind a useful one over 3m here last month (heavy; first-time tongue-tie, retained); can be competitive off 2lb lower.

7/2

Form: 6-0768

Last run: 48 days

W: 10st 4lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Minor form over hurdles so far and soon back-pedalled on handicap debut at Ffos Las (2m4f, good to soft; 66-1); major progress needed in first-time cheekpieces.

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14

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 25y

Class 5

18:40 Exeter

Mizz Moondance

10st 3lb

J: James Davies

T: Bob Buckler

10

21st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 82y

Class 5

17:40 Wincanton

Mizz Moondance

10st 4lb

J: Jack Martin

T: Bob Buckler

Minor form over hurdles so far and soon back-pedalled on handicap debut at Ffos Las (2m4f, good to soft; 66-1); major progress needed in first-time cheekpieces.

25/1

15

22nd Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

16:50 Taunton

Mizz Moondance

10st 5lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Bob Buckler

Minor form over hurdles so far and soon back-pedalled on handicap debut at Ffos Las (2m4f, good to soft; 66-1); major progress needed over new trip in first-time cheekpieces.

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Exacta £355.00
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Tricast £976.00
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Selections

RP Ratings:

Danzini

SPOTLIGHT:

Immortal Fame

WEST COUNTRY:

Danzini

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Telegraph:

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The Guardian:

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Daily Express:

Danzini

Daily Mirror:

Danzini

The Star:

Danzini

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Immortal Fame

Daily Mail:

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Daily Record:

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