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Exeter Novices’ Selling Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4084.5
  • 2m 2f 111y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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Exeter Novices’ Selling Hurdle

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.00
  • Place: £1.80

Form: -8FPP1

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

All wins over fences, including Ffos Las handicap (2m, good to soft) on latest run; hurdles success wouldn't be out of turn, having finished second in three of his last four attempts in this sphere; shortlisted.

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

5th

4

25th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 83y

Class 5

17:10 Ffos Las

Ring The Moon

10st 13lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

Downed an odds-on favourite when recording 33-1 win at Chepstow (2m Class 5 conditionals' handicap hurdle; soft) two starts ago but weakened tamely in a Stratford seller subsequently; has won over fences in the past, including here (2m), but couldn't be a confident choice.

11/1

3rd

2

1st Apr 2023

Soft

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

15:27 Stratford

Ring The Moon

11st 10lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

prominent, led narrowly 4th, pushed along home turn, ridden and headed approaching last, soon weakened

13/2

1st

6

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 5

13:25 Chepstow

Ring The Moon

10st 13lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Evan Williams

Placed in modest Ludlow claimer (2m, good to soft) in first-time visor in November but ought to have been suited by the heavy ground when pulled up in a handicap next time and has become very unreliable.

25/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 2U44P9

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Point/chase winner whose form dipped sharply the last twice; 0-9 over hurdles and has something to prove back in this sphere, with usual hood removed; raced mainly at further.

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

4th

10

9th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 6f 125y

Class 5

18:50 Stratford

Mackie Dee

10st 13lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Richard Armson

Veteran who has a question mark over current form, having been pulled up in both runs this spring; chance largely depends on whether new headgear prompts a revival.

25/1

OUR TIP

11/4

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 957013 D

Last run: 145 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish 6yo who has raced in conditional jockeys' selling hurdles for new yard, opening his account at Stratford (2m2f, good) then creditable third at Taunton, both in the autumn; escapes a penalty and warrants respect on return from layoff.

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

4th

4

29th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:35 Kelso

Secret Secret

11st 8lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

Flat winner in Ireland who has won two of three starts for this yard; 11lb rise demands more but not the biggest surprise should he prove up to the task.

9/4

1st

7

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

15:25 Kelso

Secret Secret

10st 12lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

in touch with leaders

5/1

12/1

Form: 26-905

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Three-time Flat winner in France; best effort for current yard came in jumpers' bumper (close second) and his recent hurdles form is poor; however, this switch to selling grade may have positive effect.

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

5th

5

(4)

16th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 179y

Class 4

18:20 Leicester

Quiana

9st 12lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Gary Moore

8

18th Apr 2022

Good

2m 1f 164y

Class 5

15:27 Plumpton

Quiana

10st 11lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

4th

6

5th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

2m 2f 111y

Class 4

13:50 Exeter

Quiana

11st 3lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

Three-time Flat winner in France; best effort for current yard came in jumpers' bumper (close second) and his recent hurdles form is poor; however, this switch to selling grade may have positive effect.

12/1

Form: 07063P

Last run: 89 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Record of just 1-27 in Ireland, the success gained in 2m4f handicap chase; inconsistent this term; placed only once in 15 attempts over hurdles but has a good chance at this level on debut for Richard Newland, who has a 36% strike-rate in sellers.

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

5th

5

10th Sep 2023

Good

2m 5f 135y

Class 5

16:10 Fontwell

An Marcach

10st 3lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Dr Richard Newland

Regressive 9yo who is yet to add to his slow-ground win in Ireland in 2021 and achieved very little when remote second to Toad Of Toad Hall here (3m2f, good to firm) in May; arguably ran better than bare form suggests when last of four at Cartmel (3m1f, heavy) in July but remains a difficult horse to enthuse over.

6/1

4th

5

22nd Jul 2023

Soft

3m 1f 107y

Class 5

17:10 Cartmel

An Marcach

10st 5lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Dr Richard Newland

led, not fluent 1st, not fluent and reminder 2nd, joined and disputed lead 2 out, pushed along when headed 3f out, ridden and weakened from 2f out

14/1

2nd

5

28th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

16:15 Fontwell

An Marcach

10st 8lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Dr Richard Newland

Placed three times last year but has been pulled up in latest two outings, most recently here (2m5f+); career record now 1-37 and that success came in Ireland more than two years ago; visor back in place of blinkers.

10/1

Form: 7-PP5

Last run: 5 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Down the field in sole bumper run and has achieved little in novice/maiden hurdles; evidently one of the lesser lights at his major stable but may improve plenty at this weaker level; interesting.

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

6th

9

5th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

2m 2f 111y

Class 4

13:50 Exeter

The Silver Ginge

11st 3lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Down the field in sole bumper run and has achieved little in novice/maiden hurdles; evidently one of the lesser lights at his major stable but may improve plenty at this weaker level; interesting.

7/1

5th

7

31st Mar 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

13:00 Warwick

The Silver Ginge

11st 6lb

J: Mr Zac Baker

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Big prices when pulled up on both starts over hurdles, latterly at Wincanton this month; first-time blinkers needs to produce a dramatic transformation.

100/1

8

2nd Mar 2022

Soft

2m 5f 82y

Class 4

13:55 Wincanton

The Silver Ginge

11st 0lb

J: Mr Jamie Neild

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Well beaten in bumper at Ludlow (2m, good) last April and pulled up in a maiden hurdle at Aintree (2m4f, good; 66-1) in October; needs to improve his jumping; the yard runs Blackcauseway as well.

50/1

Form: /F438P

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Best efforts when making the frame in handicap hurdles at this course and Catterick but the form is modest; pulled up in chase last time (wore cheekpieces, now goes in blinkers); stiff task on ratings.

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

9

16th Apr 2022

Good

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:24 Newton Abbot

Hartland Quay

10st 3lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

Placed off 6lb higher over hurdles at Catterick (2m3f, good) in February but he's struggled since including when pulled up on chase debut at Chepstow on penultimate run; record now stands at 0-10 and he has plenty to prove back over fences at this new trip.

25/1

7th

3

5th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

2m 2f 111y

Class 4

13:50 Exeter

Hartland Quay

11st 3lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

Best efforts when making the frame in handicap hurdles at this course and Catterick but the form is modest; pulled up in chase last time (wore cheekpieces, now goes in blinkers); stiff task on ratings.

16/1

Form: 9-P075

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Has shown poor form under rules and he's towards the bottom of this pack on ratings.

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

8th

5

5th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

2m 2f 111y

Class 4

13:50 Exeter

Mister Moretti

11st 3lb

J: Angus Cheleda

T: Brian Barr

Has shown poor form under rules and he's towards the bottom of this pack on ratings.

33/1

5th

8

15th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

13:00 Lingfield

Mister Moretti

10st 0lb

J: Angus Cheleda

T: Brian Barr

Has not had many chances but only minor form so far, including in 2m handicaps on last two starts. 2lb wrong.

50/1

7th

11

31st Jan 2022

Good

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

16:10 Plumpton

Mister Moretti

10st 3lb

J: Angus Cheleda

T: Brian Barr

Lightly raced 7yo but he's shown little at big prices in his four runs over hurdles including when tailed off on handicap debut at Exeter (2m, good to soft) 13 days ago.

50/1

Form: 53-951

Last run: 267 days

W: 11st 3lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Absent since his chase win off a humble mark at Newton Abbot last July; subsequently had a second wind surgery and now has tongue-tie added; 0-18 over hurdles but wasn't disgraced (third) in this race last year.

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

2

1st Jun 2022

Good

2m 5f 122y

Class 4

14:50 Newton Abbot

Candyman Can

11st 2lb

J: Ellis Collier

T: Laura Hurley

in touch with leaders, weakened quickly after 6th, tailed off when pulled up before 7th

66/1

2

5th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

2m 2f 111y

Class 4

13:50 Exeter

Candyman Can

11st 3lb

J: Mr Peter Summers

T: Laura Hurley

Absent since his chase win off a humble mark at Newton Abbot last July; subsequently had a second wind surgery and now has tongue-tie added; 0-18 over hurdles but wasn't disgraced (third) in this race last year.

12/1

6

21st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:45 Wincanton

Candyman Can

10st 6lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Laura Hurley

Gave chasing another go in early part of this season and caused 33-1 surprise at Newton Abbot (2m5f, soft) on latest outing in July; not seen again since, though, and others here have more persuasive profiles; had wind op in November; tongue-tie added today.

Form: 00-0P9

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

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

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

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

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Payout
Exacta £677.00
Straight Forecast £776.80
Trifecta £2330.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

An Marcach

SPOTLIGHT:

Secret Secret

The Times:

Ring The Moon

WEST COUNTRY:

The Silver Ginge

RP Ratings:

Secret Secret

TOPSPEED:

Secret Secret

Daily Mail:

Secret Secret

The Guardian:

An Marcach

Daily Mirror:

An Marcach

The Sun:

An Marcach

Daily Record:

An Marcach

Telegraph:

Ring The Moon

Daily Express:

Ring The Moon

The Star:

Ring The Moon