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Pauline Greaves Don’t Mention Her Age Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Cat 1 Elimination) (GBB)

  • Prize money: £2450.7
  • 2m 0f 48y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
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Pauline Greaves Don’t Mention Her Age Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Cat 1 Elimination) (GBB)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.00
  • Place: £1.60

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; half-sister to bumper winner Bingoo; dam point/bumper/2m5f hurdle winner, half-sister to 2m hurdle/2m1f chase winner Practice Match out of bumper/2m hurdle winner; yard 1-2 in bumpers here in recent years and she needs watching in market on debut.

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8

2nd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 1

15:10 Doncaster

Lunar Discovery

11st 0lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

Has done her winning at 2m but ran well over 2m3f at Haydock (Listed) and Carlisle on heavy/soft the last twice, neck behind Dontyawantme latest; now gets a 12lb pull with that rival; leading claims upped further in trip, provided she stays (not guaranteed on breeding).

2/1

2nd

1

5th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

14:32 Carlisle

Lunar Discovery

12st 0lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

midfield

15/8

2nd

7

23rd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 2f 191y

Class 1

12:55 Haydock

Lunar Discovery

11st 0lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

Two-time bumper winner who has translated all that ability to hurdles, winning a pair of 2m mares' novices in the mud at Hexham; well worth this crack at a higher level.

7/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Sixth foal; half-sister to French 2m hurdle/2m5f cross-country chase winner Kestrel Maker, 2m hurdle winner Cancan and point winners Caracara Mail and Donatello Mail; dam French 1m2f-13.5f Flat and 2m-2m3f hurdle winner; yard also runs Not In Kansas and market should be informative.

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1st

3

17th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

17:05 Kelso

Hierachy

11st 3lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

made all

11/4

1st

7

14th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 3

17:05 Ayr

Hierachy

11st 2lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Kept on well for second behind Lunar Discovery at Hexham (good to soft) last May and also displayed clear promise when fourth behind Chosen Hero at Wetherby (soft) last month; each-way claims at least.

12/1

4th

3

14th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:42 Wetherby

Hierachy

11st 4lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

took keen hold, midfield

11/2

OUR TIP

16/1

  • Place: £4.10

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; unraced dam out of NZ 6f/GB 2m-2m3f hurdle/chase winner; hood is applied on debut and yard is 1-41 in bumpers in recent years; best watched.

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6th

8

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

13:05 Hexham

Maisie Too

10st 6lb

J: Mr John Dixon

T: Susan Corbett

led, headed but prominent before 3rd

14/1

6th

11

16th May 2023

Good

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

14:50 Newcastle

Maisie Too

10st 3lb

J: Dillan Hurst

T: Susan Corbett

Unexposed after only four hurdle runs but was well beaten when unseating rider at penultimate flight on last month's handicap debut at Perth (2m4f, soft) and needs today's quicker ground to enable improvement.

25/1

11

28th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

16:25 Perth

Maisie Too

10st 8lb

J: Dillan Hurst

T: Susan Corbett

Unexposed sort; makes her handicap debut with cheekpieces on having shown a little promise in novice events; needs to improve.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Sixth foal; closely related to 2m3f hurdle/3m1f chase winner Versatility, half-sister to winners Igor (2m3f hurdle) and Storm Force Ten (1m3f-1m4f; RPR 96); dam French 2m-2m2f hurdle winner (including Grade 3), out of US 8.5f winner; in-form yard has 25% record in bumpers in recent years and she's an interesting newcomer.

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3rd

3

25th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 85y

Class 4

15:35 Wetherby

Oakley Dancer

11st 11lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

prominent

2/1

2nd

1

17th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:00 Southwell

Oakley Dancer

11st 8lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Has made great strides since no match for Walk Of No Shame on hurdle debut at Lingfield in February, making all at Chepstow and Newton Abbot (about 2m1f; soft and good to soft); outpointed by well-treated rival on recent handicap debut at Leicester (1m7f, heavy) but still has potential.

9/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; dam bumper/2m4f and 2m5f hurdle winner, half-sister to 2m4f-2m5f hurdle/chase winner Gan On out of useful pointer; yard 1-19 in bumpers in recent years and she's probably best watched unless market is persuasive.

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0

6

11th Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

17:22 Perth

Thorsda

10st 3lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Tristan Davidson

Hasn't shown much in bumpers or in novice/maiden hurdles at up to 2m4f; up in trip with cheekpieces tried on handicap debut; interesting with Brian Hughes on board.

9/2

8th

10

25th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

14:45 Hexham

Thorsda

10st 11lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Tristan Davidson

towards rear

33/1

8th

12

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 3

13:50 Hexham

Thorsda

10st 9lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Tristan Davidson

in rear

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

First foal; dam maiden in bumpers/2m hurdles, half-sister to 2m3f hurdle winner Buffalo Ballet out of unraced half-sister to high-class jumper Observe and smart hurdler Minorettes Girl (dam of Shotgun Willy and Mini Sensation); tongue-tie is applied on debut and market should guide.

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1st

7

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 5

19:10 Musselburgh

Not In Kansas

10st 5lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

held up in rear, not fluent 7th, headway before 3 out, led going easily before last, pushed along and went clear final 110yds, readily

25/1

Form: 76-

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Big prices and has finished down the field in two Ayr bumpers (heavy/good to soft) this year; tongue-tie is now added and she needs a transformation.

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5th

7

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

16:30 Kelso

Celestial Fashion

10st 2lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Ian Duncan

Dug deep to win her first race last time at Newcastle (2m1f, heavy) and the horse she beat went into that race in good form; 6lb higher here with her out of the weights but hard to dismiss.

5/2

5

26th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

14:35 Newcastle

Celestial Fashion

10st 6lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Ian Duncan

Now 0-15 but she's consistent enough and hasn't been far away the last twice in 2m1f soft-ground handicaps at Sedgefield; should be able to nick one of these sooner or later.

5/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Seventh living foal; dam unraced half-sister to Italian winners Shed (1m2f) and I Didn't Want You (1m1f/1m2f) from family of Arc winner Saumarez; yard not known for bumper winners and is best watched on debut.

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0

5

25th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

14:15 Hexham

Comeonrita

10st 3lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Jonathan Haynes

always behind

25/1

12

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

16:40 Hexham

Comeonrita

10st 9lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Jonathan Haynes

Belied 200-1 odds when keeping on for modest third in 2m novice here last month and wasn't beaten far when eighth over that trip on subsequent handicap debut but others appeal more all the same; tries a new trip today.

33/1

8th

9

23rd May 2023

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

20:50 Hexham

Comeonrita

10st 9lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Jonathan Haynes

Not a natural jumper and questionable what she achieved when a remote third in a novice here 17 days ago; goes handicapping with plenty to prove.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Second foal; dam placed 7f AW (RPR 67), sister to 5f 2yo winner Fangfoss Girls and 6f AW winner Neduardo, closely related to 7f-1m4f winner What Usain out of half-sister to Listed-placed 6f 2yo winner Doric Charm; this Flat-bred filly makes her debut in a bumper but yard is in decent form and Brian Hughes is booked; one to keep an eye on.

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9th

11

7th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

17:20 Hexham

Nayefs Girl

10st 8lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Edward Bethell

Second foal; dam placed 7f AW (RPR 67), sister to 5f 2yo winner Fangfoss Girls and 6f AW winner Neduardo, closely related to 7f-1m4f winner What Usain out of half-sister to Listed-placed 6f 2yo winner Doric Charm; this Flat-bred filly makes her debut in a bumper but yard is in decent form and Brian Hughes is booked; one to keep an eye on.

7/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Led close home when landing a point bumper on good ground at Larkhill (6-1) in February; sold for £9,000 the following month; out of half-sister to a bumper/fairly useful jumps winner and she's respected on her rules debut.

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12

16th Feb 2023

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

15:20 Newcastle

Nairobi Girl

10st 2lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Barry Murtagh

Won a point-to-point bumper last February and is one to watch in the betting on this handicap debut; however, she's shown very little under rules and plenty of improvement is required.

100/1

5th

5

9th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 4f 100y

Class 4

13:10 Ayr

Nairobi Girl

11st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Barry Murtagh

towards rear of midfield, hampered 1st, not fluent 4th, dropped to rear when not fluent 8th, pushed along and became detached 9th, well held 3 out

66/1

5

2nd Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

14:10 Sedgefield

Nairobi Girl

10st 7lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Barry Murtagh

Offered little in two bumper runs and again on his hurdling debut in 2m Hexham novice four weeks ago; he's hard to warm to.

50/1

Form: 7-

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Sent off at 22-1 and she never got involved before finishing a well-held seventh of nine at Southwell (2m, good) on her debut last month.

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3rd

9

16th Feb 2023

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

15:20 Newcastle

Silver Coin

10st 8lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Ruth Jefferson

Down the field on handicap debut at Kelso (3m2f; 25-1) in October when last seen; however, it was her first run since June and this very lightly raced 6yo has stamina in her pedigree; things may click at some point.

33/1

12th

11

22nd Oct 2022

Good

3m 1f 170y

Class 4

17:10 Kelso

Silver Coin

10st 8lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Ruth Jefferson

took keen hold, prominent, midfield 2nd, mistake 3 out (usual 4 out), towards rear but going okay 2 out (usual 3 out), ridden when slipped omitted 2 out, soon beaten

14/1

7

27th Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:16 Southwell

Silver Coin

11st 0lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Ruth Jefferson

Safely held when fourth in two 2m4f hurdles this spring and not obviously well treated for today's handicap debut but there is stamina on the dam's side of her pedigree and she's open to improvement.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta £364.00
Straight Forecast £376.60
Trifecta £4626.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Oakley Dancer

The Times:

Lunar Discovery

The Guardian:

Lunar Discovery

The Star:

Lunar Discovery

POSTDATA:

Oakley Dancer

Telegraph:

Oakley Dancer

Daily Mail:

Oakley Dancer

Daily Mirror:

Oakley Dancer

The Sun:

Oakley Dancer