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61 Deep Pale Ale Novices’ Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £3730.5
  • 2m 7f 70y
  • Class 5
  • 15 runners
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61 Deep Pale Ale Novices’ Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £15.00
  • Place: £4.70

Form: /5557-

Last run: 64 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Reached the frame in two of his four bumpers but he's not progressed in four runs over hurdles and was beaten 31l on his handicap debut at Warwick (3m2f, heavy) in February; blinkers are now added and he needs a transformation on this switch to fast ground.
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2nd

2

29th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

14:21 Uttoxeter

Landen Calling

11st 13lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

Seemingly all the better for first-time blinkers and good ground when value for his 4l success over C&D a month ago, for which he's been raised 7lb; that's fair enough, provided the headgear continues to work.

Evs

1st

4

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Landen Calling

11st 9lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Reached the frame in two of his four bumpers but he's not progressed in four runs over hurdles and was beaten 31l on his handicap debut at Warwick (3m2f, heavy) in February; blinkers are now added and he needs a transformation on this switch to fast ground.

25/1

7th

4

25th Feb 2022

Heavy

3m 2f 0y

Class 5

13:20 Warwick

Landen Calling

11st 9lb

J: Robert Law-Eadie

T: Fergal O’Brien

Seven-race maiden and his last two runs over hurdles have been underwhelming; needs to improve for today's longer trip on handicap debut.

8/1

16/1

  • Place: £9.30

Form: 7P/9F-

Last run: 228 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Showed some promise in novice events last season but he struggled in his first two handicaps before falling at the fifth at Fontwell (3m2f, good to soft) when last seen in September; mark is sliding but has something to prove on return and others are preferred.
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4

21st Jun 2022

Good

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

20:30 Newton Abbot

Kennack Bay

11st 11lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

7/4

3rd

3

8th Jun 2022

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

15:55 Fontwell

Kennack Bay

11st 6lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

prominent, ridden when outpaced 4 out, headway approaching last, kept on

5/6

4th

1

18th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

19:50 Southwell

Kennack Bay

12st 0lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

Improved efforts last two starts, on latest finishing runner-up in a Uttoxeter handicap (2m7f, good, third has won since); chance

3/1

25/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form: 65978-

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Well treated on best form last summer but he's been out of sorts in his last three runs, most recently when tailed off at Chepstow (2m3f, good; cheekpieces added) four weeks ago; record now stands at 0-14 and has questions to answer back up in trip.
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1st

3

27th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

16:00 Southwell

You Name Him

11st 8lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Rebecca Menzies

jumped left on occasions, prominent, led 2 out, soon ridden, kept on well

15/8

1st

4

29th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

14:21 Uttoxeter

You Name Him

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Rebecca Menzies

Has form in stronger company than this and off a reduced mark he's rediscovered some form, finishing third to Landen Calling here before winning well over 3m at Ludlow (now 5lb higher); recently changed hands for £6,000 at the sales and should go well if continuing his good work.

9/4

1st

4

8th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 174y

Class 5

17:10 Ludlow

You Name Him

11st 2lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Tom Lacey

Form: 0P943-

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
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.
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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: 3775-

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Shaped with promise in his sole bumper but he's been well held at big prices in three hurdle runs (2m, good/soft); still early days but he needs significant improvement switched to this staying trip on handicap debut.
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1

22nd May 2022

Good

2m 7f 95y

Class 5

15:52 Fakenham

Hunky

12st 0lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Caroline Bailey

Held up in rear and never really looked dangerous when 23l fifth of 15 on recent handicap debut at Uttoxeter (2m7f, good); may still have a bigger performance in him but others here have more pressing claims.

8/1

5th

6

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Hunky

11st 5lb

J: Jack Andrews

T: Caroline Bailey

Shaped with promise in his sole bumper but he's been well held at big prices in three hurdle runs (2m, good/soft); still early days but he needs significant improvement switched to this staying trip on handicap debut.

25/1

5th

6

26th Mar 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

16:03 Stratford

Hunky

11st 0lb

J: Jack Andrews

T: Caroline Bailey

Reasonable third of five on debut in Huntingdon bumper (2m, soft) in January but down the field over hurdles the next twice (2m, good/soft).

33/1

Form: /9P56-

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Ten-race maiden who has not finished closer than 13l to a winner over hurdles including in three handicaps; has plenty to prove including stamina on this first try beyond 2m3f.
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6th

14

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Ladi Chala

10st 6lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Fiona Kehoe

Ten-race maiden who has not finished closer than 13l to a winner over hurdles including in three handicaps; has plenty to prove including stamina on this first try beyond 2m3f.

25/1

6th

8

29th Mar 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

13:55 Uttoxeter

Ladi Chala

10st 10lb

J: Thomas Doggrell

T: Fiona Kehoe

Beaten about 15l last time at Warwick but was still only fifth in a field of seven; needs more.

20/1

5th

6

13th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

13:35 Warwick

Ladi Chala

10st 12lb

J: Thomas Doggrell

T: Fiona Kehoe

Underwent wind surgery ahead of handicap debut at Uttoxeter (2m, good) in January when she was pulled up before two out; hard to make a case for.

50/1

OUR TIP

Form: 09291- D

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Off the mark at the seventh attempt over hurdles when powering clear on his step up to 3m at Taunton (good; first-time cheekpieces) three weeks ago; 7lb rise for that easy win looks fair and he's open to more progress at staying trips; strong contender.
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6th

5

30th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 31y

Class 5

14:10 Cartmel

Bolsover Bill

11st 9lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Warren Greatrex

Came well clear on his step up to 3m at Taunton (good; first-time cheekpieces) but off this 7lb higher he ran no race at Uttoxeter; cheekpieces are soon replaced by blinkers; not sure what to expect.

7/1

7th

5

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Bolsover Bill

11st 7lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Warren Greatrex

Off the mark at the seventh attempt over hurdles when powering clear on his step up to 3m at Taunton (good; first-time cheekpieces) three weeks ago; 7lb rise for that easy win looks fair and he's open to more progress at staying trips; strong contender.

5/2

1st

5

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

14:35 Taunton

Bolsover Bill

10st 10lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Warren Greatrex

Form: F6234- BF

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
0-14 over hurdles but was placed in his first two runs (2m5f/3m, soft) this year before a creditable fourth at Wincanton (2m5f, good; saddle slipped) last time; should go well again back up in trip and he's respected.
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2nd

10

19th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:35 Worcester

Getaway Cory

10st 10lb

J: Mr Joshua Newman

T: Kayley Woollacott

in touch with leaders, prominent 4th, chased winner 3 out, no extra from 2 out

8/1

7th

5

25th May 2022

Good

2m 2f 110y

Class 5

16:32 Newton Abbot

Getaway Cory

11st 1lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: Kayley Woollacott

Ran well to make the frame in 2m5f/3m soft-ground handicaps earlier this year and the saddle slipped next time; not sure what happened at Uttoxeter 25 days ago though and ideally he'd want further than this; handles good ground.

12/1

8th

11

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Getaway Cory

10st 13lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Kayley Woollacott

0-14 over hurdles but was placed in his first two runs (2m5f/3m, soft) this year before a creditable fourth at Wincanton (2m5f, good; saddle slipped) last time; should go well again back up in trip and he's respected.

9/1

14/1

Form: 78675-

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Ex-French performer; unplaced in all 15 starts including in hurdle (2m3f/3m) and chase (3m) handicaps in Britain this year; mark continues to fall but was tailed off behind Bolsover Bill at Taunton last time and has plenty to prove; change of headgear.
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9th

7

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Kotki

11st 4lb

J: David Noonan

T: David Pipe

Ex-French performer; unplaced in all 15 starts including in hurdle (2m3f/3m) and chase (3m) handicaps in Britain this year; mark continues to fall but was tailed off behind Bolsover Bill at Taunton last time and has plenty to prove; change of headgear.

14/1

5th

3

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

14:35 Taunton

Kotki

11st 5lb

J: Philip Armson

T: David Pipe

Form: 45609-

Last run: 146 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Tailed off at big prices in three hurdle runs (2m/2m4f) towards the end of last year but he's out of a half-sister to a useful 2m7f hurdle winner and is a possible improver upped to this trip on handicap debut; needs checking in market.
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6th

10

9th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

19:35 Uttoxeter

Paddy Husseys Taxi

10st 8lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

led, headed and raced in second 2nd, lost two places last (usual 4 out), ridden and struggling omitted 3 out, weakened over 1f out

14/1

10th

7

18th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

19:50 Southwell

Paddy Husseys Taxi

10st 12lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Neil Mulholland

Unexposed, but well beaten when stepped up in trip for handicap debut last time and others appeal more.

20/1

10th

12

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Paddy Husseys Taxi

10st 12lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

Tailed off at big prices in three hurdle runs (2m/2m4f) towards the end of last year but he's out of a half-sister to a useful 2m7f hurdle winner and is a possible improver upped to this trip on handicap debut; needs checking in market.

16/1

Form: 973P3-

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Six-race maiden with a mixed record but he was a promising 2l third of 12 in a Newton Abbot maiden (2m2f, good) two weeks ago; takes a big step up in trip but he has plenty of stamina on dam's side and is open to more progress on this handicap debut; interesting contender.
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1

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Herecomeshogan

11st 12lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Martin Keighley

Six-race maiden with a mixed record but he was a promising 2l third of 12 in a Newton Abbot maiden (2m2f, good) two weeks ago; takes a big step up in trip but he has plenty of stamina on dam's side and is open to more progress on this handicap debut; interesting contender.

13/2

3rd

5

16th Apr 2022

Good

2m 2f 110y

Class 4

14:49 Newton Abbot

Herecomeshogan

11st 6lb

J: James Best

T: Martin Keighley

3

21st Mar 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:20 Southwell

Herecomeshogan

11st 3lb

J: David Bass

T: Martin Keighley

Finished behind today's rival Boombawn in a Worcester bumper last spring (debut) and hasn't really kicked on since; left a remote third on hurdles debut at Catterick (2m maiden, soft; 20-1) three weeks ago.

25/1

Form: 54554-

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Eight-race maiden who hasn't lived up to market expectations in 2m5f handicaps (soft) in his last two starts but he still has potential and might be seen to better effect on this return to quicker ground (best novice run was on good).
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3

8th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 174y

Class 5

17:10 Ludlow

Braganza Bay

11st 9lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Henry Daly

2

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Braganza Bay

11st 10lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Henry Daly

Eight-race maiden who hasn't lived up to market expectations in 2m5f handicaps (soft) in his last two starts but he still has potential and might be seen to better effect on this return to quicker ground (best novice run was on good).

9/1

4th

3

12th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 5

17:21 Hereford

Braganza Bay

11st 8lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: Henry Daly

Just a respectable fifth on handicap debut at Wincanton (2m5f, soft) three weeks ago but still has low mileage and might be seen to better effect if the ground is quicker here (best novice run was on good).

5/1

Form: 66513- BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
After a wind operation, he came good with a clearcut win in a Chepstow handicap (2m3f, good) four weeks ago; well-held third when well treated under penalty at Fontwell (3m2f, good) six days later but that may have come too soon; still lightly raced in this sphere and he could resume his progress back in trip; respected.
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9

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Heron Creek

11st 1lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Dr Richard Newland

After a wind operation, he came good with a clearcut win in a Chepstow handicap (2m3f, good) four weeks ago; well-held third when well treated under penalty at Fontwell (3m2f, good) six days later but that may have come too soon; still lightly raced in this sphere and he could resume his progress back in trip; respected.

11/2

3rd

4

8th Apr 2022

Good

3m 1f 166y

Class 5

15:10 Fontwell

Heron Creek

11st 3lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Dr Richard Newland

1st

10

2nd Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

14:17 Chepstow

Heron Creek

10st 6lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Dr Richard Newland

Just minor promise in bumpers but less so in 2m hurdles on sharp tracks; however, has had wind surgery since the latest of them and pedigree suggests he could improve for this longer trip now handicapping off rock-bottom mark for in-form yard; market can guide.

4/1

Form: 4522P- BF

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Runner-up on good ground in consecutive handicaps last summer (2m5f chase/2m7f hurdle); looks interesting on that form but he was pulled up as favourite at Southwell (3m, good) on return last month and comes with risks attached after that; headgear returns, including first-time cheekpieces.
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2nd

7

15th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

16:33 Uttoxeter

Train Hill

11st 9lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

held up in rear, headway 9th, went second 3 out, soon ridden, kept on until no extra approaching last

20/1

10

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Train Hill

11st 1lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Charlie Longsdon

Runner-up on good ground in consecutive handicaps last summer (2m5f chase/2m7f hurdle); looks interesting on that form but he was pulled up as favourite at Southwell (3m, good) on return last month and comes with risks attached after that; headgear returns, including first-time cheekpieces.

10/1

4

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:56 Wetherby

Train Hill

11st 4lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Charlie Longsdon

Runner-up on consecutive starts last summer (2m5f chase/2m7f, good) and will have obvious claims if in similar form; however, favourite on yesterday's return at Southwell but he faded and was pulled up before two out; drying ground will suit.

9/2

Form: 7/0P4-

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Both his point wins were gained in 2017 and he's achieved very little in three hurdle runs since returning from a long absence; now switches to a handicap but he's well into the veteran stage and can only be watched; cheekpieces added.
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15

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:43 Uttoxeter

Culverwell

10st 0lb

J: Patrick Cowley

T: Martin Keighley

Both his point wins were gained in 2017 and he's achieved very little in three hurdle runs since returning from a long absence; now switches to a handicap but he's well into the veteran stage and can only be watched; cheekpieces added.

25/1

4th

2

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

13:35 Market Rasen

Culverwell

11st 6lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Martin Keighley

Record of 2-15 in points, both wins gained in 2017; has achieved nothing in two hurdles starts (2m/3m1f) since returning from long absence; best watched.

100/1

1

16th Feb 2022

Soft

3m 1f 119y

Class 4

13:55 Hereford

Culverwell

11st 6lb

J: James Best

T: Martin Keighley

Moderate pointer, both wins in 2017; tailed off on last month's stable/hurdling debut, after nearly two years off; best watched again.

66/1

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Payout
Exacta £3593.00
Straight Forecast £4104.30
Tricast £56241.30
Trifecta £14347.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Bolsover Bill

Daily Express:

Heron Creek

Telegraph:

Braganza Bay

WEST COUNTRY:

Herecomeshogan

The Sun:

Getaway Cory

Daily Record:

Heron Creek

RP Ratings:

Bolsover Bill

POSTDATA:

Bolsover Bill

The Times:

Bolsover Bill

The Guardian:

Bolsover Bill

Daily Mirror:

Bolsover Bill

The Star:

Bolsover Bill

Daily Mail:

Braganza Bay