April 07 / 17.15 Aintree

17.15 Aintree

Good

Goffs UK Nickel Coin Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Grade 2) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £28135
  • 2m 0f 209y
  • Class 1
  • 20 runners
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Goffs UK Nickel Coin Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Grade 2) (GBB Race)

Runners: 20 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

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6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.25
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 124 D

Last run: 60 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 117

Form & Verdict
Twice turned over since waltzing home at Wexford last May (soft/heavy) but she was bang there in a competitive Grade 2 at Leopardstown's big February festival (yielding/soft), faring best of her stable's six runners; that form brings her right into it and she appears to be crying out for a stiffer test of stamina, so rain would be welcomed.
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1st

2

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Ashroe Diamond

11st 0lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Twice turned over since waltzing home at Wexford last May (soft/heavy) but she was bang there in a competitive Grade 2 at Leopardstown's big February festival (yielding/soft), faring best of her stable's six runners; that form brings her right into it and she appears to be crying out for a stiffer test of stamina, so rain would be welcomed.

6/1

4th

2

6th Feb 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:40 Leopardstown

Ashroe Diamond

11st 8lb

J: Mr Pat Taaffe

T: W P Mullins

Cantered home in a Wexford bumper in May but well turned over at Galway in the summer; question or two to answer now although any rain is likely to help.

14/1

10/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 1 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 112

Form & Verdict
Well related; 6-1 when making a successful debut at Down Royal (soft) and she scooted clear late on with them well strung out behind; this is clearly a massive hike in class but she could be anything.
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2nd

8

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Law Ella

11st 0lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Gavin Cromwell

Well related; 6-1 when making a successful debut at Down Royal (soft) and she scooted clear late on with them well strung out behind; this is clearly a massive hike in class but she could be anything.

10/1

1st

8

17th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 0f 190y

17:50 Down Royal

Law Ella

11st 11lb

J: Mr J Dunne

T: Gavin Cromwell

Third foal; half-sister to point/2m4f hurdle winner Westy Fox; dam, by Presenting, an unraced sister to six-time winner Rene's Girl, half-sister to the talented and versatile Swamp Fox and to the useful Knappers Hill; interesting newcomer for a leading stable.

100/30

33/1

  • Place: £11.40

Form: 4-221 D

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Ridden more positively when running out a clearcut winner on heavy ground at Warwick in February and she showed comparable form on good ground prior to that; whether she can cope with this rise in class is another matter and Paddy Brennan - aboard for her last three runs - presumably harbours doubts for him to side with Kalelula this time.
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3rd

10

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Lutinebella

11st 0lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

Ridden more positively when running out a clearcut winner on heavy ground at Warwick in February and she showed comparable form on good ground prior to that; whether she can cope with this rise in class is another matter and Paddy Brennan - aboard for her last three runs - presumably harbours doubts for him to side with Kalelula this time.

33/1

1st

4

25th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:10 Warwick

Lutinebella

11st 0lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Has made the frame on all three of her starts to date (all on good ground), and her 3l second of 16 over C&D in November was her best effort; that form looks solid with the winner following up over hurdles next time; big chance if handling these more testing conditions.

5/2

2nd

13

5th Nov 2021

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:05 Warwick

Lutinebella

10st 12lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Encouraging fourth on debut at Kempton (2m, good) in March and close second of six over C&D (good) in September; can give another good account but needs something extra to come out on top in this warm race.

10/1

Form: 00-315

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 114

Form & Verdict
Best form has come on good ground, making all in a weakish Listed race at Huntingdon; dropped out to be tailed off on soft at Sandown the last time and again conditions are unlikely to be ideal.
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2nd

4

20th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Worcester

Malina Jamila

11st 4lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

Made hard work of landing short odds on this month's Huntingdon hurdling debut; likely to leave that behind in time, given that she showed smart bumper form when fourth at Aintree the time before; possibilities.

2/1

1st

6

5th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 4

14:50 Huntingdon

Malina Jamila

10st 11lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

5

4th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 122y

Class 3

14:25 Newton Abbot

Malina Jamila

11st 0lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

Won only one of her six bumpers and that came in a fairly weak Listed event at Huntingdon; however, her latest front-running fourth of 20 in a Grade 2 at Aintree was highly encouraging (again good ground) and that form brings her right into the equation now sent hurdling.

2/1

Form: 1

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Came readily clear of Kalelula in the closing stages at Huntingdon (soft) and should have no trouble confirming those placings with the second; the form has taken some knocks and the time was nothing to holler about, but she's a well-bred mare who should progress.
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5th

6

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Kateira

11st 0lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Came readily clear of Kalelula in the closing stages at Huntingdon (soft) and should have no trouble confirming those placings with the second; the form has taken some knocks and the time was nothing to holler about, but she's a well-bred mare who should progress.

5/1

1st

4

10th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:45 Huntingdon

Kateira

11st 0lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Half-sister to winners El Presente (2m3f-3m1f hurdle/smart chase), Blairs Cove (2m-2m5f hurdle/chase) and Cadmar (bumper); dam half-sister to high-class Irish 2m chaser Golden Silver; major stable; needs a close look.

9/2

Form: 3324

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
Four defeats include a hammering by Nell's Bells at Carlisle in December; probably improved a bit when positively ridden at Newbury (soft) the last time but again she was found wanting when it mattered; this is harder again.
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6th

1

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

All The Glory

11st 0lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Four defeats include a hammering by Nell's Bells at Carlisle in December; probably improved a bit when positively ridden at Newbury (soft) the last time but again she was found wanting when it mattered; this is harder again.

25/1

4th

1

4th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 5

17:05 Newbury

All The Glory

10st 12lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Beaten between 6l and 17l in her top-three finishes at Ludlow, Warwick and Carlisle (soft latterly); this is probably no easier but there are races in her and she brings each-way potential once more.

9/1

2nd

1

12th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Carlisle

All The Glory

11st 0lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Finished third in 2m contests at Ludlow (good to soft) in May and Warwick (good) last month; the form has substance and she's bred to be suited by this stiffer test; solid chance.

7/2

Form: 11 D

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
Hard to knock after winning soft-ground bumpers at Wetherby (from Kalelula) and Ascot (Ilovethenightlife fourth); no good thing to confirm those placings with the two mares who reoppose and there are plenty of others to worry about, but she's a straightforward, likeable type.
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7th

16

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Roc Of Dundee

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Hard to knock after winning soft-ground bumpers at Wetherby (from Kalelula) and Ascot (Ilovethenightlife fourth); no good thing to confirm those placings with the two mares who reoppose and there are plenty of others to worry about, but she's a straightforward, likeable type.

20/1

1st

1

19th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 152y

Class 4

16:45 Ascot

Roc Of Dundee

11st 4lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

Placed in two Irish points; given a good ride to win steadily run race at Wetherby (2m, soft) on rules debut and may be a touch flattered by the bare form; however, she's open to further progress and Peter Kavanagh's claim more than offsets a 4lb penalty.

2/1

1st

8

15th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:57 Wetherby

Roc Of Dundee

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Placed in two mares' maiden points in Ireland in the autumn, better effort on second occasion and sold for £30,000 afterwards; new stable is 7-22 in bumpers this season; commands respect on rules debut.

4/1

Form: 21 D

Last run: 96 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Bred to be decent and after chasing home a useful one at Punchestown last May she went one better at Fairyhouse (yielding) on New Year's Day; she was nicely on top in the finish that day and there were subsequent winners in behind, so there's substance to the form; big player.
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2nd

3

28th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 170y

14:33 Punchestown

Naughtinesse

11st 5lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Classy bumper winner; went bizarrely big in-running on hurdling debut and, unusually, did it under patient ride despite mistakes; tongue tie a bit unexpected; with progress she should win.

5/4

1st

1

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:15 Tipperary

Naughtinesse

11st 7lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Bumper winner in January before finding graded company too tough at Aintree last month; can resume progress down in class on hurdle debut.

3/1

8th

13

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Naughtinesse

11st 0lb

J: Mr T Hamilton

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Bred to be decent and after chasing home a useful one at Punchestown last May she went one better at Fairyhouse (yielding) on New Year's Day; she was nicely on top in the finish that day and there were subsequent winners in behind, so there's substance to the form; big player.

6/1

Form: 12

Last run: 54 days

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 118

Form & Verdict
Won cosily at Wincanton and she might well have followed up at Newbury had she not been caught out of her ground before finishing with real purpose; there's an improved effort in her and the hood is a new addition this afternoon; both runs on good to soft; respected.
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2nd

1

11th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 5

15:45 Newton Abbot

Rosy Redrum

11st 1lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Milton Harris

9th

20

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Rosy Redrum

10st 6lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Milton Harris

Won cosily at Wincanton and she might well have followed up at Newbury had she not been caught out of her ground before finishing with real purpose; there's an improved effort in her and the hood is a new addition this afternoon; both runs on good to soft; respected.

6/1

22

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 0f 87y

Class 1

17:30 Cheltenham

Rosy Redrum

10st 2lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Milton Harris

Won cosily at Wincanton and she might well have followed up at Newbury at the expense of Top Dog had she not been caught out of her ground before finishing with real purpose; gets all the allowances and there's an improved effort in her, but she has bundles to find on the figures; hood is a new addition this afternoon.

33/1

Form: 1

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Never far away when making a winning start at Southwell (good) only 17 days ago; it didn't look a strong race and this demands a whole lot more.
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10th

11

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Magical Maggie

11st 0lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Alastair Ralph

Never far away when making a winning start at Southwell (good) only 17 days ago; it didn't look a strong race and this demands a whole lot more.

25/1

1st

8

21st Mar 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

14:10 Southwell

Magical Maggie

11st 0lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Alastair Ralph

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.

20/1

Form: 4

Last run: 47 days

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 101

Form & Verdict
Cost £80,000 as a 3yo; fourth of six runners behind Roc Of Dundee at Ascot (soft) but she was the only debutante in that field and inexperience perhaps cost her the race, having travelled strongly to the front 2f out; stable doesn't win many bumpers but she's a dark one.
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11th

19

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Ilovethenightlife

10st 6lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Colin Tizzard

Cost £80,000 as a 3yo; fourth of six runners behind Roc Of Dundee at Ascot (soft) but she was the only debutante in that field and inexperience perhaps cost her the race, having travelled strongly to the front 2f out; stable doesn't win many bumpers but she's a dark one.

33/1

4th

7

19th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 152y

Class 4

16:45 Ascot

Ilovethenightlife

10st 2lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Colin Tizzard

£80,000 3yo; dam placed in bumper, sister to 2m chase winner King's Reste, half-sister to smart 2m-2m5f hurdle/chase winner J'y Vole; yard is only 1-16 in bumpers this season; sole newcomer in the field; market instructive.

5/1

Form: 4-18 D

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 118

Form & Verdict
From the family of her stable's high-class Peddlers Cross; turned a few heads when winning by 17l at Carlisle (soft) but Cheltenham in January was disappointing, even allowing for some late interference; needs to prove that form all wrong if she's to be in the mix here.
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12th

14

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Nell’s Bells

11st 0lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

From the family of her stable's high-class Peddlers Cross; turned a few heads when winning by 17l at Carlisle (soft) but Cheltenham in January was disappointing, even allowing for some late interference; needs to prove that form all wrong if she's to be in the mix here.

22/1

8th

7

29th Jan 2022

Good

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

16:15 Cheltenham

Nell’s Bells

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

From the family of her stable's high-class performer Peddlers Cross, and she looked well above average herself when winning 12-runner race at Carlisle (soft; 9-1) in December by 17l; that's about the best form on offer here and she commands major respect.

9/2

1st

9

12th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Carlisle

Nell’s Bells

11st 0lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

Closely related to connections' bumper/hurdle winner Fin And Game; absent since showing promise at Newcastle (2m, AW; finished fourth) in January; judged on breeding, she looks likely to improve.

5/1

Form: 2-016 D

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
One of the favourites when prevailing in a mares' bumper on the AW at Newcastle but had her limitations exposed next time at Cheltenham (good); she wouldn't be the obvious answer unless transformed by wind surgery.
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13th

17

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Walk In The Storm

11st 0lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Ian Williams

One of the favourites when prevailing in a mares' bumper on the AW at Newcastle but had her limitations exposed next time at Cheltenham (good); she wouldn't be the obvious answer unless transformed by wind surgery.

66/1

6th

11

29th Jan 2022

Good

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

16:15 Cheltenham

Walk In The Storm

11st 2lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: Ian Williams

Well-bred mare; didn't need to improve to win eight-runner race at Newcastle (AW; tongue-tied; joint-favourite) three weeks ago, leading over 1f out; more required in this higher grade.

20/1

1st

7

8th Jan 2022

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 5

12:13 Newcastle

Walk In The Storm

11st 0lb

Half-sister to top chaser Tornado Flyer and dam half-sister to top-class hurdler Hurricane Fly, so she has some pedigree; only 7-2 when going close at Worcester in April before struggling in Listed company at Huntingdon; this is nothing like so demanding as last time; now tongue tied.

10/11

50/1

Form: 1 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
The dam was useful for the same yard; they finished in a heap at Chepstow (good) but she did well to win having got outpaced in a steadily-run affair and she's probably a fair prospect; still looks vulnerable in this warm a race.
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14th

15

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

River Of Joy

11st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

The dam was useful for the same yard; they finished in a heap at Chepstow (good) but she did well to win having got outpaced in a steadily-run affair and she's probably a fair prospect; still looks vulnerable in this warm a race.

50/1

1st

6

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 0f 11y

Class 5

17:05 Chepstow

River Of Joy

11st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Half-sister to The Scorpion King, who made the frame in two bumpers recently; dam Listed bumper/ Flat/very useful hurdle winner; stable is 0-14 (five placed) in bumpers this term; market can guide.

14/1

Form: 1 D

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Beat the boys at Plumpton (good to soft) but only narrowly and the second was tasting defeat for a third time; doubt that she's up to this.
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15th

4

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Girlofmydreams

11st 0lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Neil Mulholland

Beat the boys at Plumpton (good to soft) but only narrowly and the second was tasting defeat for a third time; doubt that she's up to this.

33/1

1st

4

28th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 1f 164y

Class 5

16:45 Plumpton

Girlofmydreams

10st 12lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Neil Mulholland

Sixth foal; half-sister to winners Arch My Boy, Break The Rules and Princess T, all of whom won on the Flat and over hurdles; respected newcomer for a yard that gets bumper winners.

5/1

Form: 112 D

Last run: 145 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 118

Form & Verdict
The winner of two good-ground bumpers at Worcester last summer and better again when edged out by a shorter-priced stablemate (now 3-3) on the same ground at Cheltenham in November; that's strong form with the pair nicely clear and this softer surface shouldn't be a problem for her; commands respect.
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1st

7

28th May 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

17:50 Ffos Las

Leading Theatre

10st 11lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Fergal O’Brien

8/15

2nd

3

11th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:35 Worcester

Leading Theatre

11st 2lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Fergal O’Brien

16th

9

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Leading Theatre

11st 0lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Fergal O’Brien

The winner of two good-ground bumpers at Worcester last summer and better again when edged out by a shorter-priced stablemate (now 3-3) on the same ground at Cheltenham in November; that's strong form with the pair nicely clear and this softer surface shouldn't be a problem for her; commands respect.

14/1

Form: 22 BF

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Not ideally placed when the tempo quickened on her debut at Wetherby and couldn't reel in Roc Of Dundee; probably performed to a similar level when no match for Kateira at Huntingdon; difficult to envisage anything other than minor honours; both runs on soft.
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17th

5

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Kalelula

11st 0lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Not ideally placed when the tempo quickened on her debut at Wetherby and couldn't reel in Roc Of Dundee; probably performed to a similar level when no match for Kateira at Huntingdon; difficult to envisage anything other than minor honours; both runs on soft.

16/1

2nd

3

10th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:45 Huntingdon

Kalelula

11st 0lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Did well to finish a clear second at Wetherby (2m, soft) on debut as she ended up with too much to do in a slowly run affair; put in good late work and could well go one better if this race pans out more favourably.

5/2

2nd

3

15th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:57 Wetherby

Kalelula

11st 0lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

£20,000 3yo; half-sister to seven winners, from useful Aga Khan family; yard do well (53-318 last five seasons) in bumpers; interesting newcomer.

5/2

Form: 312

Last run: 96 days

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Travelled best throughout when winning on good to soft at Warwick and then, having attempted to make all, she looked home and hosed before getting outstayed up the hill at Cheltenham, again over 1m6f (soft; pair clear); the winner went on to finish sixth in the Champion Bumper, so the form is strong stuff; made £130,000 at the sales in January and she's a player.
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18th

18

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Iliade Allen

10st 6lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

Travelled best throughout when winning on good to soft at Warwick and then, having attempted to make all, she looked home and hosed before getting outstayed up the hill at Cheltenham, again over 1m6f (soft; pair clear); the winner went on to finish sixth in the Champion Bumper, so the form is strong stuff; made £130,000 at the sales in January and she's a player.

9/1

2nd

13

1st Jan 2022

Soft

1m 5f 209y

Class 1

15:50 Cheltenham

Iliade Allen

10st 5lb

J: Chester Williams

T: Nick Williams

Stepped up markedly on her debut form when winning fillies' race at Warwick (good to soft) in November, impressing with the way she travelled; promising and bred to be useful, well worth her place in this higher grade.

6/1

1st

4

17th Nov 2021

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Warwick

Iliade Allen

10st 12lb

J: Chester Williams

T: Nick Williams

Just over 4l behind Bonnet on last month's Exeter debut; yard's runners often benefit from an outing so she may well get closer this time.

9/2

Form: 17

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Winning pointer who won nicely at Ludlow in December (good to soft) but then disappointed under a penalty when behind Magical Maggie at Southwell; makes no appeal on the back of that and Harry Skelton prefers Kateira.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

19th

3

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Fancy Stuff

11st 0lb

J: Bridget Andrews

T: Dan Skelton

Winning pointer who won nicely at Ludlow in December (good to soft) but then disappointed under a penalty when behind Magical Maggie at Southwell; makes no appeal on the back of that and Harry Skelton prefers Kateira.

50/1

7th

1

21st Mar 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

14:10 Southwell

Fancy Stuff

11st 7lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

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.

11/4

1

8th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 46y

Class 5

16:50 Newcastle

Fancy Stuff

11st 7lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Irish point winner who had wind surgery before making a winning stable/rules debut in a bumper at Ludlow (2m, good to soft) in December; penalty to carry but represents leading connections and looks the one to beat.

15/8

Form: 121 CD

Last run: 165 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 114

Form & Verdict
Has a useful Flat pedigree but never made the track for Richard Hannon; got going all too late when runner-up at Uttoxeter in October but she soon made amends later that month with her best form yet to beat 17 rivals here; has to be of interest with Rachael Blackmore booked; has only raced on good ground to date.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

20th

7

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Lady Excalibur

11st 0lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Alan Jones

Has a useful Flat pedigree but never made the track for Richard Hannon; got going all too late when runner-up at Uttoxeter in October but she soon made amends later that month with her best form yet to beat 17 rivals here; has to be of interest with Rachael Blackmore booked; has only raced on good ground to date.

12/1

9

13th Nov 2021

Good

2m 0f 87y

Class 1

15:55 Cheltenham

Lady Excalibur

11st 0lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Alan Jones

Has a useful Flat pedigree and she comes into this race with some of the strongest form; showed she can handle a big field when defeating 17 opponents at Aintree (good; 5-1) three weeks ago, making smooth progress from the rear; leading contender.

13/2

1st

3

24th Oct 2021

Good

2m 0f 209y

Class 4

16:20 Aintree

Lady Excalibur

11st 1lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Alan Jones

Has a useful Flat pedigree and made an impressive winning debut at Stratford (good) in July; went down narrowly under a penalty at Uttoxeter nine days ago; should be thereabouts again.

7/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Iliade Allen

Daily Mirror:

Law Ella

RP Ratings:

Ashroe Diamond

WEST COUNTRY:

Ilovethenightlife

Telegraph:

Kateira

The Guardian:

Rosy Redrum

The Times:

Naughtinesse

TOPSPEED:

Nell's Bells

Daily Record:

Lady Excalibur

The Star:

Law Ella

Daily Mail:

Iliade Allen

Daily Express:

Iliade Allen

The Sun:

Iliade Allen

POSTDATA:

Ashroe Diamond