May 15 / 14.52 Stratford

14.52 Stratford Good

Allen Vs Ford Novices’ Selling Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4738.02
  • 2m 0f 70y
  • Class 4
  • 14 runners
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Allen Vs Ford Novices’ Selling Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

(Won)

  • Win: £10.20
  • Place: £3.30

Form: 6077-

Last run: 38 days

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Showed nothing more than glimmer of promise in juvenile hurdles last season and was soundly beaten on last month's handicap debut at Ludlow (jumped left throughout); might fare better on this left-handed track, though, and didn't run badly on the Flat three weeks ago.
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1st

8

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Appreciate

10st 10lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Milton Harris

Showed nothing more than glimmer of promise in juvenile hurdles last season and was soundly beaten on last month's handicap debut at Ludlow (jumped left throughout); might fare better on this left-handed track, though, and didn't run badly on the Flat three weeks ago.

8th

5

(3)

24th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

15:15 Bath

Appreciate

9st 5lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Milton Harris

12-race maiden; has not shone over hurdles, mostly with tongue tied which he isn't today; cheekpieces (tried twice over hurdles) return; debut was easily his best show on the Flat, so confidence in him isn't high.

25/1

7th

8

7th Apr 2022

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

14:02 Taunton

Appreciate

10st 12lb

J: Kevin Jones

T: Milton Harris

Maiden; tailed off on first two hurdling starts but better when seventh at Doncaster in February; handicap debut and worth market check.

12/1

Form: 6P865-

Last run: 69 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
12-race maiden; not beaten that far when sixth over fences at Sedgefield (2m5f, good to soft) two starts ago but was competing off a lowly mark there and makes very limited appeal back over hurdles.
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2nd

6

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Overtougeorge

11st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Charles & Adam Pogson

12-race maiden; not beaten that far when sixth over fences at Sedgefield (2m5f, good to soft) two starts ago but was competing off a lowly mark there and makes very limited appeal back over hurdles.

9

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 189y

Class 5

13:50 Huntingdon

Overtougeorge

10st 0lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Charles & Adam Pogson

0-5 over fences and 0-12 overall; some positives can be drawn from his last two runs (2m5f/2m) but he's 10lb out of the weights here and needs help from the first-time cheekpieces.

5th

7

7th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

13:35 Southwell

Overtougeorge

10st 0lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Charles & Adam Pogson

Out of the weights but that was also the case when running respectably at Sedgefield (2m5f, good to soft) the last time; 0-11 but could reach the frame.

50/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: U6398-

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
0-5 over hurdles but stayed on for third in modest Ludlow claimer (2m, good to soft) in December and put in fairly good front-running shift in Newton Abbot handicap last month; tongue-tie added here; has more going for him than some.
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3rd

2

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Canal Rocks

11st 2lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Bernard Llewellyn

0-5 over hurdles but stayed on for third in modest Ludlow claimer (2m, good to soft) in December and put in fairly good front-running shift in Newton Abbot handicap last month; tongue-tie added here; has more going for him than some.

8th

9

16th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 5

16:34 Newton Abbot

Canal Rocks

10st 0lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Bernard Llewellyn

9th

7

7th Apr 2022

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

14:02 Taunton

Canal Rocks

10st 12lb

J: Jordan Williams

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Pick of three efforts over hurdles when third in a Ludlow claimer four months ago; absent since and that race hasn't worked out well; handicap debut and enough to prove; stable also runs Good Impression.

20/1

Form: 5P60-9

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Well beaten after racing too freely in two handicaps this spring and now 0-11 over hurdles but some of last year's respectable form suggests he can feature here if he settles better this time; hood/tongue-tie removed.
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4th

3

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Full Aux Rois

11st 2lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: Neil Mulholland

Well beaten after racing too freely in two handicaps this spring and now 0-11 over hurdles but some of last year's respectable form suggests he can feature here if he settles better this time; hood/tongue-tie removed.

9th

4

4th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

18:40 Fontwell

Full Aux Rois

11st 9lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

Raced too freely and was well beaten last month, after a break, but is well handicapped on last summer's Irish form and is unexposed over this sort of trip; impossible to rule out.

10/1

12th

1

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

13:27 Taunton

Full Aux Rois

11st 12lb

J: James Best

T: Neil Mulholland

Form: /4355/

Last run: 542 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Showed some hurdling ability in 2020, most notably when third in Wincanton maiden (1m7f, good); ended that year with two very respectable AW runs and features prominently in calculations here, despite his 512-day absence.
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5th

5

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Janus

11st 2lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Milton Harris

Showed some hurdling ability in 2020, most notably when third in Wincanton maiden (1m7f, good); ended that year with two very respectable AW runs and features prominently in calculations here, despite his 512-day absence.

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
0-13 on the Flat and not seen since finishing fifth in low-grade handicap in September 2018; makes hurdle debut here; could be considered only if attracting some market support.
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6th

4

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Gealach Ghorm

11st 2lb

J: Chris Ward

T: Sarah Hollinshead

0-13 on the Flat and not seen since finishing fifth in low-grade handicap in September 2018; makes hurdle debut here; could be considered only if attracting some market support.

Form: P45-

Last run: 51 days

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

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7th

12

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Top Brass

10st 10lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Warren Greatrex

5th

7

25th Mar 2022

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

14:10 Hereford

Top Brass

10st 12lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Warren Greatrex

Fair 1m2f winner for the Gosdens; gelded and given wind surgery before pulling up on hurdle/stable debut but showed more at Stratford when a weakener in fourth (beaten 22l); may build on that.

7/1

4th

7

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 2f 148y

Class 3

14:20 Stratford

Top Brass

10st 12lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Warren Greatrex

Fair 1m2f winner on the level for the Gosdens, but he offered little for his new yard after a wind op when pulled up in Fontwell juvenile in December; he needs to bounce back after his break.

25/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well beaten off lowly marks on both AW starts for this stable in late 2020 and makes hurdling debut after a 525-day absence.
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1

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Absolute Altitude

11st 2lb

J: William Kennedy

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

Well beaten off lowly marks on both AW starts for this stable in late 2020 and makes hurdling debut after a 525-day absence.

Form: 80PP0-

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Yet to show any promise after contesting two bumpers and three novice/maiden hurdles (2m-2m4f)
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7

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Sukat

11st 2lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: David Bridgwater

Yet to show any promise after contesting two bumpers and three novice/maiden hurdles (2m-2m4f)

10th

8

5th Apr 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:25 Southwell

Sukat

11st 6lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: David Bridgwater

6

14th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 4

13:45 Plumpton

Sukat

11st 0lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: David Bridgwater

Tailed-off last in bumpers and at 200-1 he was pulled up on his hurdling debut; now tongue tied.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Four-time AW winner, most recently over 6f in Novemeber; badly out of form for new stable this spring, though, and stamina could be a big issue on today's hurdling debut; cheekpieces replaced visor.
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9

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Royal Advice

10st 10lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Gary Hanmer

Four-time AW winner, most recently over 6f in Novemeber; badly out of form for new stable this spring, though, and stamina could be a big issue on today's hurdling debut; cheekpieces replaced visor.

9th

4

(2)

29th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

13:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Royal Advice

9st 5lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Gary Hanmer

8th

10

(6)

5th Apr 2022

Soft

1m 0f 6y

Class 5

16:25 Pontefract

Royal Advice

8st 5lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Gary Hanmer

Better on the AW, but has been well beaten over 6f on Tapeta on both starts for this yard which has been in fine form over jumps recently; first run at 1m; others stronger.

14/1

Form: P000-

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
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10

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Shielded

10st 10lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

4th

2

(3)

29th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 5

16:35 Wolverhampton (AW)

Shielded

9st 1lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

11th

11

16th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 5

15:59 Newton Abbot

Shielded

10st 0lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

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11

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Thesethingshappen

10st 10lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 3lb

4 yo Filly

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13

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Donya

10st 3lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Ian Williams

5th

5

(5)

27th Apr 2022

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 6

13:05 Wolverhampton (AW)

Donya

10st 10lb

J: Mr Josh Agar

T: Ian Williams

7th

8

(5)

22nd Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 109y

Class 5

16:30 Doncaster

Donya

8st 3lb

J: Royston Ffrench

T: Ian Williams

Form: 6-

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 3lb

4 yo Filly

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14

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Sunline

10st 3lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

6th

6

17th Apr 2022

Good

1m 7f 195y

Class 4

14:15 Plumpton

Sunline

10st 5lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

Nearer last than first in five Flat outings for Mick Channon and same story on first start for current trainer, in February; switch to hurdling will need to inspire plenty of improvement.

33/1

9th

1

(10)

11th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

20:15 Chelmsford (AW)

Sunline

11st 0lb

J: Miss Megan McLoughlin

T: Sheena West

Failed to trouble the judge in five turf runs (over 7f/1m) for Mick Channon; new trip/surface needs to prompt major improvement.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta £3967.00
Straight Forecast £2618.40
Trifecta £27470.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Top Brass

Daily Mirror:

Janus

WEST COUNTRY:

Thesethingshappen

POSTDATA:

Full Aux Rois

Daily Mail:

Appreciate

Telegraph:

Royal Advice

RP Ratings:

Top Brass

The Times:

Top Brass

Daily Express:

Top Brass

The Sun:

Top Brass

The Star:

Janus

Daily Record:

Janus