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16:35 Sedgefield

Soft

bet365 Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £3730.5
  • 3m 3f 9y
  • Class 5
  • 14 runners
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bet365 Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain and snow

(Won)

  • Win: £4.00
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 58PP31

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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4th

8

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 5f 28y

Class 5

14:24 Sedgefield

Great Raffles

10st 7lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Dual hurdle winner (once here) in spring 2022 but has not shown a great deal in three slow-ground chases this season (2m4f-2m7f) and needs to turn a corner.

16/1

3rd

3

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 85y

Class 5

15:17 Wetherby

Great Raffles

10st 7lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

He's well treated on last season's hurdle form and it's still early days over fences, but if he's to threaten he needs to produce more than he's managed on his first two runs in this discipline.

8/1

5th

7

6th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 19y

Class 5

14:50 Newcastle

Great Raffles

10st 12lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

held up in rear

11/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 5-5601 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

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0

6

24th Oct 2023

Good

3m 1f 44y

Class 4

16:10 Hereford

Cresswell Queen

10st 6lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Debra Hamer

Two chasing wins, the latest at Newton Abbot in June; satisfactory efforts after until ground too soft when tailed off at Uttoxeter last month; conditions more in her favour now but she's more exposed than some.

12/1

5th

2

19th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Uttoxeter

Cresswell Queen

11st 2lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Debra Hamer

took keen hold, held up in rear, some headway before 4 out

7/1

0

2

3rd Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

14:45 Worcester

Cresswell Queen

11st 1lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Debra Hamer

midfield, bad mistake and unseated 9th

7/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 514146 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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2nd

6

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Atomic Angel

11st 5lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Susan Corbett

led

9/2

2nd

6

22nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

15:55 Hexham

Atomic Angel

10st 11lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Susan Corbett

Four-time hurdle winner (once over C&D); has become unreliable and was just a respectable third of five over C&D (heavy) eight days ago but her current mark is workable if she responds well to first-time cheekpieces.

9/2

3rd

5

14th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

15:50 Hexham

Atomic Angel

10st 12lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Susan Corbett

led, set steady pace, jumped slightly left 5th

14/1

Form: 554271 CD

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

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9th

12

17th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

15:55 Southwell

Bobbie The Dazzler

10st 11lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Simon West

prominent, bad mistake 3rd

25/1

4th

11

8th Apr 2022

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:35 Sedgefield

Bobbie The Dazzler

10st 7lb

J: John Kington

T: Simon West

8

17th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:45 Hexham

Bobbie The Dazzler

10st 3lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Simon West

Flew the final flight and clung on most determinedly to spring a 28-1 surprise on recent debut for Simon West (Sedgefield; 3m3f soft); having been 10lb out of the handicap last time she's able to race off 3lb lower today under a 7lb penalty, and the forecast better ground should be fine.

4/1

Form: 736243 BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

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6th

11

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

18:10 Musselburgh

Dequall

10st 2lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Stuart Coltherd

Not far behind Jem In Em in October when returning from a long absence but dull since and he's a long way out of the weights.

100/1

9th

13

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:18 Ayr

Dequall

10st 8lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Stuart Coltherd

Three hurdle wins but the latest was three years ago; his third back from an absence at Kelso in October suggested he could make an impact from his basement mark but he's disappointed three times since.

28/1

Form: 4-9P45

Last run: 52 days

W: 10st 10lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

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11th

10

21st Nov 2022

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 5

15:35 Musselburgh

Bonny Houxty

10st 5lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Donald Whillans

0-12 over hurdles and 0-17 overall; signed off with two very respectable efforts in the spring (2m7f/3m2f) and is versatile regarding ground but needs to find something extra to get a win on the board.

12/1

4th

8

29th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 170y

Class 4

15:57 Kelso

Bonny Houxty

10st 6lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald Whillans

9/1

5th

11

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:15 Hexham

Bonny Houxty

10st 8lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald Whillans

Posted two very respectable efforts in February (2m6f, good/2m4f, heavy) but dropped out rather tamely at Sedgefield (3m3f, good to soft) three weeks ago and is now 0-10 over hurdles; others have more pressing claims.

16/1

Form: 7378FP

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

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5th

7

22nd Nov 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

15:35 Southwell

Realms Of Fire

10st 2lb

J: Kai Lenihan

T: Louise Allan

held up in rear, headway on inner 8th, ridden and weakened after 3 out

33/1

8th

8

18th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

19:50 Southwell

Realms Of Fire

10st 7lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Louise Allan

Back on the same mark as when winning this race a year ago (good); could go well, but below-par recently.

16/1

7th

12

8th Apr 2022

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:35 Sedgefield

Realms Of Fire

10st 5lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Louise Allan

OUR TIP

Form: 8P46F6

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 100

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6th

8

23rd Feb 2023

Good

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

15:15 Sedgefield

Hideo

10st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Micky Hammond

Very well handicapped on old French form but has struggled in Britain; a transformation is required.

25/1

9

3rd Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

14:10 Catterick

Hideo

10st 2lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Micky Hammond

Very well handicapped on old French form but has struggled in Britain and is 10lb out of the handicap here; first-time blinkers replace cheekpieces.

33/1

6

12th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 54y

Class 5

13:40 Catterick

Hideo

10st 6lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

Very well handicapped on French form and Brian Hughes rides for the first time, but he's struggled in Britain and is hard to fancy on recent evidence.

14/1

Form: 841790

Last run: 69 days

W: 12st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 106

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3rd

4

13th Aug 2022

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

16:50 Perth

Lord Condi

11st 9lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Danny Brooke

midfield, prominent 7th, not fluent 4 out, pushed along when disputed lead 2 out, soon ridden, not fluent last, outpaced run-in

14/1

8th

2

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:05 Worcester

Lord Condi

11st 12lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Danny Brooke

midfield, reminder after 3rd, not fluent 3 out, soon ridden, weakened approaching last

66/1

2

17th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:33 Hexham

Lord Condi

12st 0lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Danny Brooke

Won twice in a visor for Iain Jardine at Perth (3m, good) last summer; has struggled in four starts for this trainer, finishing a tailed off last of nine at Kelso (2m6f) earlier this month; cheekpieces make a reappearance.

20/1

Form: 265162

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 99

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3rd

3

9th Feb 2023

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

15:35 Huntingdon

Bird On The Wire

11st 8lb

J: William Maggs

T: Donald McCain

in touch with leaders, mistake 4 out, soon ridden, well held but kept on and went third run-in

4/1

10th

2

10th Jan 2023

Good

3m 0f 84y

Class 5

12:15 Doncaster

Bird On The Wire

12st 1lb

J: William Maggs

T: Donald McCain

Good third over C&D (good) under William Maggs in November latest; conditions suit and interesting with blinkers tried but record of 1-18 is offputting.

7/1

3rd

6

25th Nov 2022

Good

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:00 Doncaster

Bird On The Wire

10st 8lb

J: William Maggs

T: Donald McCain

Only win in 17 starts over hurdles was when scoring off a 6lb lower mark over C&D in January; some fair efforts since, though below-par last time (September).

6/1

Form: /64922

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 87

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5th

4

7th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:40 Sedgefield

Onestepatatime

11st 6lb

J: Mr Thomas Easterby

T: John Wainwright

Three-time course winner over today's trip over fences, and ran much better than eventual 21l defeat might suggest when third in recent soft-ground chase here; switches back to hurdling on a lower mark; contender.

6/1

3rd

5

26th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

15:55 Sedgefield

Onestepatatime

11st 7lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: John Wainwright

prominent behind clear leaders

9/2

Form: 39936P

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

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7th

1

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 2f 83y

Class 5

13:40 Stratford

The Wise Traveller

12st 3lb

J: Jamie Gambin

T: Sarah Humphrey

Well beaten in a chase on stable debut but is 2-2 since switched back to hurdling, the latter win gained under Jamie Gambin at Fakenham (2m7f, good) nine days ago; must be considered in current form.

8/1

1st

4

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 7f 95y

Class 5

15:45 Fakenham

The Wise Traveller

11st 12lb

J: Jamie Gambin

T: Sarah Humphrey

Ex-Charlie Longsdon; won at Huntingdon on return to hurdling in November on second start for this yard (3m1f, good, second win over C&D); conditions suit and should go well on return from a break.

11/4

Form: 9U8FPP D

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 8lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 82

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10

8th Apr 2022

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:35 Sedgefield

Nakadam

10st 8lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Barry Murtagh

11

17th Mar 2022

Good

3m 7f 199y

Class 4

15:05 Hexham

Nakadam

10st 0lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Barry Murtagh

C&D winner off a 10lb higher mark in November 2020 (soft) but not scored since; capable of going well even though out of the handicap but others more convincing.

25/1

4

7th Feb 2022

Soft

3m 0f 110y

Class 5

13:35 Carlisle

Nakadam

10st 13lb

J: Thomas Willmott

T: Barry Murtagh

Veteran who stays forever; still in front when tried in a visor at Kelso but it was a long way out (usually five fences from home) that he fell; was 28-1 for that after some modest efforts.

14/1

Form: 0PPP90

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 69

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9th

10

30th Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

13:50 Hexham

Thats My Dubai

10st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Kevin Hunter

midfield, lost position and pushed along 6th, dropped to last from 2 out, tailed off

40/1

14th

16

13th Sep 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:50 Uttoxeter

Thats My Dubai

10st 2lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Kevin Hunter

raced wide, midfield, lost position home turn, weakened quickly from 2 out, tailed off

50/1

8th

14

29th Aug 2022

Good

2m 6f 31y

Class 5

17:10 Cartmel

Thats My Dubai

10st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Kevin Hunter

held up in rear, midfield 6th, disputing third after 2 out, soon ridden, weakened last

100/1

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Tricast £477.10
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Cresswell Queen

The Times:

Great Raffles

The Guardian:

Onestepatatime

POSTDATA:

Bird On The Wire

The Sun:

Atomic Angel

Daily Mirror:

Bobbie The Dazzler

RP Ratings:

Dequall

Daily Express:

Great Raffles

Daily Mail:

Onestepatatime

Telegraph:

Cresswell Queen

The Star:

Cresswell Queen

Daily Record:

Bird On The Wire