April 08 / 17.42 Sedgefield

17.42 Sedgefield

Soft

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  • Prize money: £3730.5
  • 2m 0f 178y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain and snow

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £11.00
  • Place: £2.90

Form: 392214 CD

Last run: 67 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
C&D winner in 2019 (soft); won at Plumpton two runs back and not without a chance though has never won off a mark this high.
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3rd

5

1st Jun 2022

Good

2m 1f 46y

Class 5

14:10 Cartmel

Hey Bob

11st 9lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

towards rear, headway 2 out (usual 3 out), ridden and no extra from last (usual 2 out)

5/1

3

22nd May 2022

Good

2m 4f 1y

Class 5

13:50 Fakenham

Hey Bob

11st 13lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

Front-runner who won a 2m selling handicap hurdle on good ground here 19 days ago with plenty in hand, making it three wins in his last four starts for Olly Murphy; 8lb higher than last time but can probably deal with that if continuing the good work for his new yard.

4/1

1st

7

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 5

14:00 Fakenham

Hey Bob

10st 5lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Olly Murphy

Front-runner whose record since joining Olly Murphy reads 3922141, the wins coming at Plumpton (2m good to soft) in December and Sedgefield (2m1f, good to soft) last month; 5lb higher but he won his latest race with plenty more in hand than the official margin would suggest, so is likely to take some pegging back around here.

5/2

11/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 835245 BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
0-6 over hurdles, but on a career-low mark and a chance on his Fakenham second in January (2m4f, good to soft); drop in trip shouldn't be a problem and has a chance.
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7th

2

6th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

13:15 Market Rasen

William Cody

12st 0lb

J: Jack Andrews

T: Pam Sly

Second in good-gorund course bumper last June and pretty consistent since switched to hurdling in the autumn; chased home next-time-out winner at Sedgefield (2m1f, good to soft) last month; likely contender here.

7/2

2nd

3

8th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:42 Sedgefield

William Cody

11st 10lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Pam Sly

0-6 over hurdles, but on a career-low mark and a chance on his Fakenham second in January (2m4f, good to soft); drop in trip shouldn't be a problem and has a chance.

11/2

5th

11

21st Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

15:55 Southwell

William Cody

10st 10lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Pam Sly

Yet to score over hurdles but he arrives in good nick, fourth of ten in 2m4f Huntingdon handicap 25 days ago; he's in the picture eased 1lb now.

11/2

12/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 9PP840 BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Ex-French; has dropped 45lb in the ratings since November 2020; good run at Carlisle two runs runs back (2m1f, soft) but well behind Killane there last time (2m1f, good); worth a market check.
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11

18th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

20:20 Southwell

Penpal

10st 4lb

J: Alain Cawley

T: Micky Hammond

14

6th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

15:35 Market Rasen

Penpal

10st 6lb

J: Alain Cawley

T: Micky Hammond

0-13 in Britain, despite some considerable help from the handicapper, but stuck to his task pretty well when third at Sedgefield (2m1f, good to soft) last month and today's move back up in trip looks the right move.

8/1

3rd

7

8th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:42 Sedgefield

Penpal

10st 11lb

J: Alain Cawley

T: Micky Hammond

Ex-French; has dropped 45lb in the ratings since November 2020; good run at Carlisle two runs runs back (2m1f, soft) but well behind Killane there last time (2m1f, good); worth a market check.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 536780

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Well handicapped but out of form recently and plenty to prove at present.
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4th

1

8th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:42 Sedgefield

Kiss My Face

11st 12lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Brian Ellison

Well handicapped but out of form recently and plenty to prove at present.

9/1

10th

12

26th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

13:35 Kelso

Kiss My Face

10st 2lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Brian Ellison

0-7 over hurdles and 0-13 overall; has possibly had softer ground as an excuse for his lesser efforts since his Carlisle handicap debut third last autumn but Son Of The Somme looks the stronger of the yard's pair.

33/1

8th

8

2nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 124y

Class 4

16:05 Musselburgh

Kiss My Face

11st 0lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Brian Ellison

0-6 over hurdles and 0-12 overall; placed off 2lb higher on handicap debut at Carlisle (2m4f, good) in October and may not have been suited by the soft ground when safely held in Leicester claimer last month (1m7f) but others are more persuasive.

16/1

Form: 5407

Last run: 148 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Unexposed hurdler who was fourth in a C&D maiden hurdle in October but hasn't progressed; visor he wore on latest Flat start (fair effort) is retained; each-way chance
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5th

4

8th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:42 Sedgefield

Top Attraction

11st 7lb

J: John Kington

T: Chris Fairhurst

Unexposed hurdler who was fourth in a C&D maiden hurdle in October but hasn't progressed; visor he wore on latest Flat start (fair effort) is retained; each-way chance

8/1

5th

9

(6)

15th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

17:20 Southwell (AW)

Top Attraction

10st 8lb

J: Miss Danielle Mooney

T: Chris Fairhurst

Didn't achieve much during four-race spell over hurdles last year and, following a break, finished down the field at Newcastle (1m2f) two weeks ago; needs a boost from the first-time visor here.

16/1

11th

10

(3)

1st Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:20 Newcastle (AW)

Top Attraction

8st 8lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Chris Fairhurst

Sole win came here but he turned in a string of ordinary efforts under both codes last year and has since undergone wind surgery; isn't obviously fancied.

12/1

Form: /15F-5 CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 8lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
100-1 C&D winner in July 2020; only 1lb higher but hasn't shown a great deal since and was well beaten on return from a break last time.
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6th

9

8th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:42 Sedgefield

Ivors Involvement

10st 8lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Tina Jackson

100-1 C&D winner in July 2020; only 1lb higher but hasn't shown a great deal since and was well beaten on return from a break last time.

20/1

5th

5

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

13:26 Wetherby

Ivors Involvement

10st 6lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Tina Jackson

Sprang a 100-1 surprise when opening his hurdling account at Sedgefield (2m1f, good to soft) in November 2020; fell next time and well held twice on the Flat last summer so has a bit to prove after a layoff, but it's encouraging that his trainer won a 2m handicap hurdle only 11 days ago.

20/1

20/1

Form: 3823P9

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 6lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
1-26 over hurdles and below-par on both starts for this yard; others stronger.
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1st

6

(4)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Infiniti

9st 0lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Kevin Frost

towards rear, headway from over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, stayed on to lead over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong

6/4

7th

7

(4)

15th Jun 2022

Good

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:50 Nottingham

Infiniti

8st 11lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Kevin Frost

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, ridden home turn, lost position over 3f out, soon dropped to rear, tailed off

33/1

Form: 713527 CD

Last run: 68 days

W: 10st 6lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Dual C&D winner; good second at Kelso two runs back (2m, good to soft), but well beaten over C&D two weeks later (race may have come too soon); well treated, and though far from reliable, is not without a chance.
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1st

8

4th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

14:40 Hexham

Baraboy

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Barry Murtagh

tracked leaders, smooth headway on outer to lead home turn, ridden and edged left approaching last, good jump last, faced strong challenge run-in, kept on well final 110yds, gamely

9/2

4th

14

17th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

20:38 Hexham

Baraboy

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Barry Murtagh

8th

11

8th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:42 Sedgefield

Baraboy

10st 6lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Barry Murtagh

Dual C&D winner; good second at Kelso two runs back (2m, good to soft), but well beaten over C&D two weeks later (race may have come too soon); well treated, and though far from reliable, is not without a chance.

12/1

Form: -7PP48

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Well handicapped but needs to improve on last two runs to take this.
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9th

8

8th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:42 Sedgefield

One Step Too Far

10st 8lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Joanne Foster

Well handicapped but needs to improve on last two runs to take this.

20/1

2

31st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:15 Wetherby

One Step Too Far

11st 6lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Joanne Foster

Unable to threaten in modest handicap hurdles this year and he's now 0-12 (0-7 over hurdles); hard to fancy.

200/1

8th

8

11th Mar 2022

Good

2m 0f 46y

Class 5

15:05 Newcastle

One Step Too Far

10st 9lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Joanne Foster

Pulled up in first two handicap hurdles; bit better when fourth over 2m3f at Doncaster (good to soft) last time but she was beaten 20l; needs the drop back to 2m to spark improvement

10/1

Form: 1O15F1 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Three wins from 2m-2m3f this term, including last time at Carlisle (2m1f, good); up 5lb and on a career-high mark, but is 2-4 with cheekpieces so worth considering
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6th

10

17th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

20:38 Hexham

Killane

10st 11lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

10th

5

8th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:42 Sedgefield

Killane

11st 1lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

Three wins from 2m-2m3f this term, including last time at Carlisle (2m1f, good); up 5lb and on a career-high mark, but is 2-4 with cheekpieces so worth considering

11/4

1st

11

20th Mar 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

16:35 Carlisle

Killane

10st 0lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Donald McCain

Handicap hurdle wins at Ayr (2m3f, good) and Newcastle (2m, good to soft) in the latter part of 2021; quite possible softer ground has contributed to lesser efforts the last twice (beaten when falling latest); still well weighted if bouncing back to his best.

7/1

Form: -1P620 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 95

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9th

8

16th Apr 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

16:39 Carlisle

Just Jess

10st 13lb

J: Thomas Willmott

T: Sue Smith

2

8th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:42 Sedgefield

Just Jess

11st 12lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Sue Smith

10th

8

29th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

15:35 Uttoxeter

Just Jess

10st 11lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sue Smith

Form: 407377 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 6lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Veteran who is back on the same mark as when winning over C&D in May; chance on his best form though has a bit to find with Killane on last month's Carlisle form.
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8th

10

10th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

14:00 Sedgefield

Snowed In

10st 3lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Barbara Butterworth

12

8th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:42 Sedgefield

Snowed In

10st 6lb

J: Thomas Willmott

T: Barbara Butterworth

Veteran who is back on the same mark as when winning over C&D in May; chance on his best form though has a bit to find with Killane on last month's Carlisle form.

10/1

7th

13

20th Mar 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

16:35 Carlisle

Snowed In

10st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Barbara Butterworth

Veteran who gained his tenth career win in a Sedgefield handicap last May; not firing on all cylinders this winter and vulnerable, even with Brian Hughes booked.

16/1

Form: P99P

Last run: 59 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Four-time Flat winner at up to 1m2f but needs to improve on his hurdles form to take this.
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11

10th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

14:00 Sedgefield

Jupiter Road

10st 2lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Mike Sowersby

9th

13

6th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

13:15 Market Rasen

Jupiter Road

10st 2lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Mike Sowersby

Has four Flat wins on his CV but was a pulled-up outsider in his first two handicap hurdles and can't be recommended here; often wears cheekpieces; sports blinkers for first time today.

66/1

16

22nd Apr 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

19:40 Southwell

Jupiter Road

10st 0lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Mike Sowersby

Four Flat wins but nothing in five starts over hurdles for this yard; blinkers applied; 5lb out of the weights.

50/1

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Exacta £366.00
Straight Forecast £337.00
Tricast £1108.60
Trifecta £2089.00

Selections

The Times:

Killane

SPOTLIGHT:

William Cody

RP Ratings:

Snowed In

POSTDATA:

William Cody

Telegraph:

Killane

The Guardian:

Killane

Daily Mail:

Killane

Daily Express:

Killane

Daily Mirror:

Killane

The Sun:

Killane

The Star:

Killane

Daily Record:

Killane