March 25 / 15.30 Musselburgh

15.30 Musselburgh

Good

Go North Lady Buttons Mares’ Series Final (A Handicap Hurdle) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £15609
  • 2m 3f 171y
  • Class 2
  • 12 runners
  • Win time: 4m 52s
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Go North Lady Buttons Mares’ Series Final (A Handicap Hurdle) (GBB Race)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.34
  • Place: £1.70

Form: -32313 BF

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Ridden clear at Catterick (1m7f, good) in January on her first run following wind surgery and didn't get the breaks next time (good to soft; behind Cailin Dearg); may still have more to offer.
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3rd

5

5th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

20:00 Uttoxeter

Latino Fling

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

in touch with leaders, prominent before 6th, not fluent 2 out (usual 3 out), pushed along and outpaced before last (usual 2 out), hampered last (usual 2 out), rallied and switched right before omitted last, ridden and kept on run-in

9/2

3rd

5

28th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 46y

Class 3

14:44 Cartmel

Latino Fling

10st 6lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

3/1

1st

2

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

19:20 Sedgefield

Latino Fling

11st 9lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Consistent since joining Donald McCain, and has shown improvement since wind surgery (1313); kept on responding from a career-high mark (5lb above last winning mark) when third at Carlisle (2m1f, good) last month; might well appreciate the return to 2m4f with Brian Hughes in the saddle.

12/1

  • Place: £5.00

Form: 623336 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 12lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Usually consistent but it wasn't her finest hour when behind some of these here three weeks ago and she's 1-25 over hurdles.
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4th

9

20th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

16:41 Perth

Rubytwo

10st 4lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Has very modest 1-26 strike-rate over hurdles but earns good marks for consistency and gave very good account of herself when second in quite valuable series final at Musselburgh (2m4f good) last month; competes off same mark here; probably won't be far away.

6/1

2nd

9

25th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

15:30 Musselburgh

Rubytwo

10st 12lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Usually consistent but it wasn't her finest hour when behind some of these here three weeks ago and she's 1-25 over hurdles.

12/1

6th

6

2nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 4

14:55 Musselburgh

Rubytwo

10st 12lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Has modest 1-24 strike-rate over hurdles but is pretty consistent; placed in four consecutive handicaps (2m3f-2m4f, good-soft) since swapping cheekpieces for blinkers in December and will probably be on the premises again.

6/1

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10/1

  • Place: £5.70

Form: 3-2258 CD

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
Clearcut winner of this 12 months ago (on good to soft; fine on good) and won that on the back of a modest effort; 7lb higher but can deal with that; respected.
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7th

12

26th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

2m 1f 46y

Class 2

14:20 Cartmel

Island Mahee

10st 7lb

J: James Bowen

T: S R B Crawford

in rear, soon detached, good jump 3 out, soon some headway, still plenty to do when ridden after 2 out, minor headway run-in, never dangerous

12/1

1st

4

28th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 46y

Class 3

14:44 Cartmel

Island Mahee

10st 10lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: S R B Crawford

7/1

2nd

7

20th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

16:41 Perth

Island Mahee

11st 1lb

J: James Bowen

T: S R B Crawford

Just 1-17 over hurdles but was back in peak form when third (just behind Rubytwo) off today's mark in quite valuable series final at Musselburgh (2m4f, good) last month and will be right in the thick of things if able to replicate that performance here.

6/1

Form: -51142 D

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Pair of 2m4f Sedgefield wins (both soft) in December and a good second there (2m1f, good to soft) last time out; unproven on good ground but lightly raced.
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10th

3

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

16:18 Perth

Cailin Dearg

11st 11lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

4th

4

25th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

15:30 Musselburgh

Cailin Dearg

11st 8lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Pair of 2m4f Sedgefield wins (both soft) in December and a good second there (2m1f, good to soft) last time out; unproven on good ground but lightly raced.

7/1

8

10th Feb 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

16:20 Doncaster

Cailin Dearg

10st 7lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Pair of 2m4f Sedgefield wins (both soft) in December and good second there (2m1f, good to soft) yesterday; could play a leading role provided this doesn't come too soon; unproven on good ground but lightly raced.

11/2

Form: 91054P

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
First-time cheekpieces did the trick when beating a few of these at Sedgefield in November (2m5f, good to soft); only 4lb higher now but hasn't been close to that form since.
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6th

6

11th Jun 2022

Good

1m 7f 133y

Class 5

13:20 Hexham

Pure Surf

10st 10lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Iain Jardine

towards rear, struggling and pushed along 7th, never on terms, struck into (right fore) (vet said mare was struck into right fore)

7/1

2nd

6

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

19:20 Sedgefield

Pure Surf

10st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Iain Jardine

4th

4

12th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 91y

Class 5

15:15 Ayr

Pure Surf

11st 0lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Iain Jardine

Form: 244141 CD

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Has won two of her last three, last time edging out Cancan and Lizzie Loch over C&D (good to soft); didn't have a lot in hand but should be in the thick of it off 3lb higher.
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6th

1

25th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

15:30 Musselburgh

Millarville

11st 12lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

Has won two of her last three, last time edging out Cancan and Lizzie Loch over C&D (good to soft); didn't have a lot in hand but should be in the thick of it off 3lb higher.

4/1

1st

3

2nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 4

14:55 Musselburgh

Millarville

11st 8lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

Returned to hurdling and gained first win for current stable when drawing 15l clear at Kelso (2m2f, heavy) in December; backed up that performance with very respectable fourth on much quicker ground at Newcastle (2m, good) last month and today's move back up in trip will suit; one to consider.

6/1

4th

3

1st Feb 2022

Good

2m 0f 46y

Class 4

15:30 Newcastle

Millarville

11st 4lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

Reverting to hurdling after a spell over fences when bolting up at Kelso (2m2f, heavy) in December; 7lb rise seems fair and she seems sure to be thereabouts if in the same mood given her ability to handle a sounder surface.

11/4

Form: 672422 C BF

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Bumper/novice winner yet to bag a handicap but recent placed efforts bode well and the ground was heavy when disappointing behind Millarville at Kelso in December; comes into it.
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2nd

14

16th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 2f 191y

Class 2

14:09 Haydock

Blue Hawaii

10st 0lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Tjade Collier

7th

8

25th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

15:30 Musselburgh

Blue Hawaii

11st 1lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Tjade Collier

Bumper/novice winner yet to bag a handicap but recent placed efforts bode well and the ground was heavy when disappointing behind Millarville at Kelso in December; comes into it.

8/1

2nd

5

24th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

17:10 Sedgefield

Blue Hawaii

10st 5lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Tjade Collier

Has run well to reach the frame on her last three starts and latest second off this mark at Catterick (2m, good) puts her firmly in the picture; would ideally like the ground to dry out a little; tongue-tie fitted for the first time; strong contender.

2/1

13/2

Form: 231222

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Consistent mare closely matched with recent conquerors Ravenscar and Millarville in her last two starts; continues to edge up the weights but solid each-way.
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3

26th Mar 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 2

15:15 Kelso

Cancan

10st 6lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: N W Alexander

Came good in Ayr novice (2m, good to soft) in November and runner-up in handicaps on her next three starts; this drop back in trip may be a help after her run over 2m4f at Musselburgh yesterday, but better could still have been expected (9l eighth of 12).

9/1

8th

2

25th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

15:30 Musselburgh

Cancan

11st 12lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Consistent mare closely matched with recent conquerors Ravenscar and Millarville in her last two starts; continues to edge up the weights but solid each-way.

13/2

2nd

2

2nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 4

14:55 Musselburgh

Cancan

11st 9lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Came good in Ayr novice (2m, good to soft) in November, her eighth start over hurdles, and has finished second in two subsequent handicaps (2m, soft/good); failed to convince stamina-wise when tried over 2m4f last September but may yet have untapped potential over this sort of trip.

9/2

Form: 152315 D

Last run: 113 days

W: 10st 4lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Ran moderately on the Flat last time but mostly in good form over hurdles last season and she can deal with this mark.
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4th

3

6th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

15:20 Southwell

Misscarlett

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Philip Kirby

prominent, ridden home turn, soon outpaced and lost position, well held when left in fourth last, kept on run-in

7/1

7th

10

6th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

15:35 Market Rasen

Misscarlett

10st 12lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Now 1lb lower than when winning here (2m7f, good) in November but hasn't fired on the Flat or over hurdles this year and needs to up her game.

16/1

7th

8

9th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

16:00 Newcastle

Misscarlett

10st 12lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Dual good-ground winner last year but, although not totally disgraced on either of last two hurdle starts, she'll have to raise game if she's to return to winning ways this time.

14/1

Form: /67021

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Appeared to idle late on when scoring narrowly at Newcastle (2m, good) and only 3lb higher for this; not great back there in an AW event a month ago but perhaps unwise to read too much into that.
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10th

5

25th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

15:30 Musselburgh

Ravenscar

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Philip Kirby

Appeared to idle late on when scoring narrowly at Newcastle (2m, good) and only 3lb higher for this; not great back there in an AW event a month ago but perhaps unwise to read too much into that.

6/1

5th

2

(7)

23rd Feb 2022

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 5

13:30 Newcastle (AW)

Ravenscar

9st 12lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Philip Kirby

Failed to beat a rival in C&D handicaps on her final two Flat starts of 2021 but she has found some form over hurdles in recent weeks, landing a 2m handicap here 22 days ago; won off 3lb higher on the Flat last winter (Fibresand) so she is feasibly treated if continuing the good work back in this sphere.

6/1

1st

6

1st Feb 2022

Good

2m 0f 46y

Class 4

15:30 Newcastle

Ravenscar

10st 10lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Philip Kirby

Easily best effort over hurdles when close second at Sedgefield (2m1f, good to soft) last month; 4lb higher mark slightly harsh but there is a fair chance she may be able to cope with it given she seems to be getting her act together.

4/1

Form: 205608 D

Last run: 5 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Only win in 19 came at Clonmel last September when in better form than she is now.
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5th

11

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 80y

18:35 Down Royal

Deo Bellator

11st 4lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: S Michael Millar

midfield, not fluent and slightly hampered 1st, soon jockey looked down to see if something was amiss, headway when pushed along on outer 3 out, pressed leaders when jumped slightly right 2 out, soon ridden, kept on but no impression run-in

5/1

1st

7

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Deo Bellator

11st 5lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: S Michael Millar

11th

7

25th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

15:30 Musselburgh

Deo Bellator

11st 1lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Only win in 19 came at Clonmel last September when in better form than she is now.

20/1

Form: -55373

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Flat winner who is 0-10 over hurdles but from out of the handicap she finished right on heels of Millarville and Cancan last time at this venue; interesting only 2lb higher and with a tongue-tie turned to.
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7th

7

(3)

27th Jun 2022

Good

1m 7f 217y

Class 6

19:00 Musselburgh

Lizzie Loch

8st 4lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Ewan Whillans

on outer and prominent, headway to lead 8f out, ridden and lost two places when headed 3f out, soon lost third and weakened

10/1

8th

5

(8)

2nd Jun 2022

Good

1m 5f 16y

Class 6

15:46 Hamilton

Lizzie Loch

9st 1lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Ewan Whillans

led, headed but disputing second after 2f, ridden and lost position over 3f out, weakened over 2f out

14/1

6th

5

(3)

21st May 2022

Good

1m 4f 104y

Class 6

14:28 Musselburgh

Lizzie Loch

8st 13lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Ewan Whillans

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Payout
Exacta £576.00
Straight Forecast £561.30
Tricast £8506.80
Trifecta £10481.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Millarville

The Times:

Latino Fling

Telegraph:

Ravenscar

Daily Record:

Cancan

TOPSPEED:

Blue Hawaii

SPOTLIGHT:

Island Mahee

POSTDATA:

Rubytwo

The Guardian:

Latino Fling

The Sun:

Latino Fling

Daily Express:

Ravenscar

Daily Mail:

Millarville

Daily Mirror:

Millarville

The Star:

Millarville