Home / March 31 / 17:35 Wetherby

17:35 Wetherby

Good To Soft

100% RacingTV Profits Back To Racing Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £4247.88
  • 3m 0f 26y
  • Class 5
  • 10 runners
RTV
View Course
100% RacingTV Profits Back To Racing Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 046533

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

14-race maiden but had wind surgery last month and has run well with thirds at Newcastle (2m7f) and Wetherby (3m, good to soft) in both runs since; only beaten 1l off same mark last time and should be in the mix again.

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

3rd

10

22nd Oct 2022

Good

3m 1f 170y

Class 4

17:10 Kelso

Veshenskaya

10st 12lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Andrew Crook

towards rear of midfield, nudged along 3 out (usual 4 out), pushed along but in touch with leaders omitted 2 out, keeping on last, no extra run-in, weakened towards finish

5/1

1st

6

31st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

17:35 Wetherby

Veshenskaya

10st 10lb

J: John Kington

T: Andrew Crook

14-race maiden but had wind surgery last month and has run well with thirds at Newcastle (2m7f) and Wetherby (3m, good to soft) in both runs since; only beaten 1l off same mark last time and should be in the mix again.

6/1

3rd

6

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:56 Wetherby

Veshenskaya

10st 11lb

J: John Kington

T: Andrew Crook

Stuck to her task pretty well when third at Newcastle (2m7f, good) 11 days ago but is now 0-9 over hurdles and a couple of the others look more interesting.

8/1

OUR TIP

5/2

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 787021 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Raised his game upped to 2m4f when a close second at Uttoxeter (soft) last month and he built on that when scoring over 3m1f at Huntingdon last time; up 5lb for that breakthrough win but open to more progress at staying trips; big player again.

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

2nd

10

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

16:53 Cork

King Ferdinand

11st 8lb

J: E Walsh

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders after 4 out, went third last, ran on well and went second final stride

6/1

10/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: -94263 BF

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Has reached the frame in three of her last four runs but was a well-held third over C&D (good to soft) last Tuesday and she's still a maiden after 16 starts; others look stronger.

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

0

12

11th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 5

12:45 Catterick

Storm Force One

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Peter Niven

Stays well and is on a dangerous mark but she ended last season with a heavy defeat at Southwell in April and that took her record to 0-25; others are more convincing.

25/1

10th

12

28th Apr 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

19:25 Southwell

Storm Force One

10st 2lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Peter Niven

always behind

16/1

Form: 26P521 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Blinkered for last three starts and her fortunes have improved again, most recently when a clearcut winner at Huntingdon (3m1f, soft) 25 days ago; 5lb higher but she's on a bit of a roll again and is strongly respected.

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

2nd

5

20th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

17:16 Perth

World Trip

11st 2lb

J: Miss Alice Stevens

T: Olly Murphy

Won a division of this race last year (good to soft) and doubled her hurdling tally at Huntingdon (3m1f, soft) last month; probably still on a workable mark but her Wetherby fourth three weeks ago was a rather laboured effort, and drying ground may not be ideal for her.

7/1

4th

2

31st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

17:35 Wetherby

World Trip

11st 8lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

Blinkered for last three starts and her fortunes have improved again, most recently when a clearcut winner at Huntingdon (3m1f, soft) 25 days ago; 5lb higher but she's on a bit of a roll again and is strongly respected.

3/1

4

24th Mar 2022

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

15:40 Huntingdon

World Trip

11st 8lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

Switched to blinkers for last three starts and her fortunes have improved again, most recently for staying-on second of 17 at Lingfield (2m7f, heavy) and 6l win over C&D (soft); faces a 5lb higher mark and less testing ground but she's on a bit of a roll.

5/2

Form: 26U9P2

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Record of 0-18 under rules but bounced back with a close second with cheekpieces reapplied at Hexham (2m7f, good) two weeks ago; that was eyecatching from an unpromising position; possibilities if she can back that up.

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

9th

11

12th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

15:50 Ayr

Fame And Hope

10st 0lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Gillian Boanas

5th

10

31st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

17:35 Wetherby

Fame And Hope

10st 1lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Gillian Boanas

Record of 0-18 under rules but bounced back with a close second with cheekpieces reapplied at Hexham (2m7f, good) two weeks ago; that was eyecatching from an unpromising position; possibilities if she can back that up.

9/1

2nd

9

17th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:10 Hexham

Fame And Hope

10st 0lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Gillian Boanas

0-17 career; stuck on for pressure under Becky Smith when runner-up on heavy over C&D last December; it's difficult to be enthusiastic about the merits of any of her four subsequent starts.

14/1

Form: 660430

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Seems versatile trip-wse and has reached the frame in two handicaps at Catterick (2m3f, good/soft) this year; his form slumped at Newcastle last time and that took his overall record to 0-20; others preferred.

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

3rd

10

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:50 Southwell

Rumble B

10st 10lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Justin Landy

Was a longstanding maiden until winning at Sedgefield (3m3f, soft) and Hexham (2m7f, heavy) in recent weeks; evidently in very good nick but will need to take another step forward to land this prize.

6/1

1st

7

22nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

15:55 Hexham

Rumble B

10st 6lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Justin Landy

Off the mark over hurdles at 27th attempt, readily drawing clear to beat three rivals at Sedgefield (3m3f, soft) last month; subsequent 4lb rise could have been much worse, but he has more on his plate here.

11/4

Form: 554888

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a point last April but yet to make a significant impact under rules, including three handicaps at up to 3m1f; wasn't beaten far at Hexham last time and mark continues to fall but he still needs to step up.

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

2nd

4

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 7f 96y

Class 4

15:50 Kelso

Torngat

11st 12lb

J: Mr Thomas Greenwood

T: T Greenwood

Made it 0-12 under rules when pulled up in hunter chase at Hexham last May, when last seen; however, he won two points last March (3m, good to soft) and was runner-up in a hunter chase over this C&D (good) the following month; has run well in a point on soft; key player if back on song.

11/4

5

13th May 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 41y

Class 4

15:25 Hexham

Torngat

12st 0lb

J: Mr Thomas Greenwood

T: T Greenwood

Has been improving in points and ran well to finish second in a 2m7f hunter chase at Kelso (good) last month, only just missing out; should have some say.

8/1

Form: 364463

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Won a chase off 15lb higher at Wincanton (2m4f, good to soft) in December 2020 but very patchy record since, over fences and hurdles; well-held third behind World Trip at Huntingdon last time; others more convincing.

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

4th

5

31st May 2023

Good

3m 1f 107y

Class 5

20:20 Cartmel

Kilbrew Boy

12st 0lb

J: Mr Charlie Case

T: Ben Case

Dual winner chaser at 2m4f and won a three-runner point over 3m in February; pulled up in Cheltenham hunter chase last time (4m, good; never travelled); others appeal more

16/1

9

5th May 2023

Good

4m 0f 97y

Class 4

19:45 Cheltenham

Kilbrew Boy

11st 12lb

J: Mr Charlie Case

T: Ben Case

slowly away, always behind, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

33/1

8th

3

31st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

17:35 Wetherby

Kilbrew Boy

11st 5lb

J: Mr Charlie Case

T: Ben Case

Won a chase off 15lb higher at Wincanton (2m4f, good to soft) in December 2020 but very patchy record since, over fences and hurdles; well-held third behind World Trip at Huntingdon last time; others more convincing.

16/1

Form: 0P94

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Point winner (2m4f) who is lightly raced under rules and shaped with some promise when fourth of 12 on his recent handicap debut at Carlisle (2m3f, good to soft); should have more to offer in this sphere but he was beaten 18l last time and needs to find more improvement on this step up to 3m.

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

4th

13

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Gareth Cael

10st 6lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Point winner (2m4f) who is lightly raced under rules and was placed in a big-field handicap at Southwell (2m4f, good) 17 days ago; kept on well for a clear third behind an improver in that race and he looks worth a try at this trip; dangerous.

9/1

3rd

16

13th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

19:30 Southwell

Gareth Cael

10st 2lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Oliver Greenall

7

31st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

17:35 Wetherby

Gareth Cael

10st 8lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Oliver Greenall

Point winner (2m4f) who is lightly raced under rules and shaped with some promise when fourth of 12 on his recent handicap debut at Carlisle (2m3f, good to soft); should have more to offer in this sphere but he was beaten 18l last time and needs to find more improvement on this step up to 3m.

8/1

Form: 45P1P5

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

66-1 winner in a first-time visor (retained since) over fences at Catterick (3m1f, good to soft) in January but was pulled up next time and he struggled again back over hurdles at Sedgefield last Thursday; record now stands at 1-25 and he needs another bolt from the blue.

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

5

22nd May 2023

Good

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

18:45 Market Rasen

The Very Thing

11st 0lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

took keen hold, prominent, fell 7th

20/1

6

23rd Feb 2023

Good

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

14:05 Sedgefield

The Very Thing

10st 6lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Micky Hammond

Inconsistent sort who has won just one of his 30 starts and was pulled up at Catterick last time; however, a case can be made judged on three of his seven performances in 2022 and he's not written off today.

10/1

7

1st Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 54y

Class 5

15:00 Catterick

The Very Thing

10st 13lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Micky Hammond

in rear, mistake 5th

14/1

Terms and conditions

*Odds displayed on this page are sourced directly from online bookmakers. Please check all details before placing your bet(s). 18+ only.

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £156.00
Straight Forecast £124.70
Tricast £419.60
Trifecta £661.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

King Ferdinand

Daily Mail:

World Trip

TOPSPEED:

Veshenskaya

The Sun:

Gareth Cael

Daily Mirror:

Fame And Hope

POSTDATA:

Rumble B

RP Ratings:

Kilbrew Boy

Telegraph:

King Ferdinand

The Guardian:

King Ferdinand

Daily Express:

King Ferdinand

The Star:

World Trip

Daily Record:

World Trip

The Times:

Veshenskaya