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16.59 Fontwell

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Remembering Racedays At Fontwell With Jan Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £3730.5
  • 2m 5f 164y
  • Class 5
  • 10 runners
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Remembering Racedays At Fontwell With Jan Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

13/8 (Won)

  • Win: £2.38
  • Place: £1.30

Form: UP24-1 CD

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Unexposed mare who confirmed the promise of her handicap debut effort here in March (2m3f, good to soft) when running out the easy winner of a C&D handicap 25 days ago, drawing away after jumping the last; up 9lb for her troubles but still has time to do better; key player.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

8

29th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

16:59 Fontwell

The Height Of Fame

11st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Keiran Burke

Unexposed mare who confirmed the promise of her handicap debut effort here in March (2m3f, good to soft) when running out the easy winner of a C&D handicap 25 days ago, drawing away after jumping the last; up 9lb for her troubles but still has time to do better; key player.

13/8

1st

11

4th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

18:40 Fontwell

The Height Of Fame

10st 7lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Keiran Burke

Hit a flat spot on final circuit and was just a respectable fourth here (2m3f, good to soft) on handicap debut in March but moves up in trip again today and remains unexposed; could have a say.

6/1

2nd

10

2nd Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

14:40 Exeter

The Height Of Fame

11st 6lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Keiran Burke

Has shown just a modicum of ability and she hasn't completed the course at triple-figure odds on either of her outings over hurdles; needs the fitting of cheekpieces to have a transformative effect.

66/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 1025-4

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Two point wins in Ireland; off the mark at the third attempt for this yard when landing a 2m handicap at Uttoxeter (heavy) in December off 2lb lower; in and out since but this trip should help on the likely quicker ground and she's not ruled out.
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4th

1

15th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

14:10 Uttoxeter

Branson Missouri

12st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Harry Dunlop

pressed leader, not fluent 2nd, led narrowly before 3rd, not fluent 4th, joined after 6th, led clearly before 3 out, pushed along when headed 2 out, lost position when switched right approaching last, beaten but kept on run-in

7/2

2nd

3

29th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

16:59 Fontwell

Branson Missouri

11st 10lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Harry Dunlop

Two point wins in Ireland; off the mark at the third attempt for this yard when landing a 2m handicap at Uttoxeter (heavy) in December off 2lb lower; in and out since but this trip should help on the likely quicker ground and she's not ruled out.

5/1

4th

3

4th May 2022

Good

2m 2f 110y

Class 5

17:05 Newton Abbot

Branson Missouri

11st 7lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Harry Dunlop

OUR TIP

10/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 7/14/6 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 8lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Off the mark at the second attempt for this yard when winning a Newton Abbot handicap in July 2020 (2m5f, good; first-time hood); had a 643-day absence prior to returning over C&D this month, leaving the impression she retained some ability; no surprise to see an improved showing today.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

7

26th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

20:45 Worcester

Tara Niece

11st 3lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

midfield, headway and tracked leaders 8th, ridden before 3 out, held from 2 out

14/1

5th

6

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:05 Worcester

Tara Niece

11st 10lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

midfield, pushed along and headway home turn, went third 2 out, soon ridden, held when not fluent last, soon no extra

10/1

3rd

4

29th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

16:59 Fontwell

Tara Niece

11st 8lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Emma Lavelle

Off the mark at the second attempt for this yard when winning a Newton Abbot handicap in July 2020 (2m5f, good; first-time hood); had a 643-day absence prior to returning over C&D this month, leaving the impression she retained some ability; no surprise to see an improved showing today.

10/1

Form: 34223- C

Last run: 59 days

W: 12st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict
Bumper winner here last spring; several good runs in defeat over hurdles and he comes here after a respectable Flat run at Goodwood; should have hurdle races in him at this level and today's longer trip could help too.
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4th

1

29th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

16:59 Fontwell

Independence

12st 1lb

J: Thomas Doggrell

T: Brian Barr

Bumper winner here last spring; several good runs in defeat over hurdles and he comes here after a respectable Flat run at Goodwood; should have hurdle races in him at this level and today's longer trip could help too.

7/1

5th

5

(1)

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:46 Goodwood

Independence

9st 10lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Brian Barr

3rd

8

31st Mar 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:50 Warwick

Independence

10st 13lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Brian Barr

Has been running well over hurdles and on the AW but is up in grade from his Taunton second in November (2m3f, good) and will do well to shake the principals.

7/1

Form: 57228-

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Thorough stayer who was a runner-up over 3m2f here twice this spring; form dipped over 2m4f at Plumpton last time; in the mix with a revival.
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2nd

4

8th Jun 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

13:35 Fontwell

Age Of Wisdom

11st 7lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

prominent, pushed along after 7th, ridden after 8th, left in second 3 out, drifted right run-in, kept on well final 110yds, just held

11/2

5th

5

29th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

16:59 Fontwell

Age Of Wisdom

11st 4lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

Thorough stayer who was a runner-up over 3m2f here twice this spring; form dipped over 2m4f at Plumpton last time; in the mix with a revival.

8/1

8th

4

17th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 114y

Class 5

17:45 Plumpton

Age Of Wisdom

11st 4lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Gary Moore

Form: 6075-2

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Ran better with cheekpieces tried for the first time (retained) when second to The Height Of Fame over C&D this month; 9lb better off today but he was readily left behind by the winner on the run in.
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6th

10

29th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

16:59 Fontwell

What’s My Line

10st 2lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Michael Madgwick

Ran better with cheekpieces tried for the first time (retained) when second to The Height Of Fame over C&D this month; 9lb better off today but he was readily left behind by the winner on the run in.

8/1

2nd

12

4th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

18:40 Fontwell

What’s My Line

10st 2lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Michael Madgwick

Well-beaten outsider on all three hurdling starts (2m1f-2m4f) last season; makes handicap debut from a lowly mark and with cheekpieces fitted but still needs to take a good step forward; 2lb out of the weights.

20/1

5th

9

29th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 49y

Class 4

13:00 Fontwell

What’s My Line

11st 6lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Michael Madgwick

Big prices when tailed off on both starts over hurdles; handicap option open to him after this.

66/1

Form: 9069-2

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Won a couple of 2m handicap hurdles in Ireland in September 2020; uninspiring stable debut here last month but much better when keeping on for second in a 2m4f handicap at Southwell 11 days ago (150-1); up 2lb but that could be a stepping stone to better things.
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5th

3

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:55 Worcester

Zinat

11st 2lb

J: Mr Phillip York

T: Phil York

prominent, made strong challenge from 3 out, pushed along after 2 out, every chance last, soon ridden, no extra inside final 110yds

25/1

5th

7

19th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:35 Worcester

Zinat

11st 1lb

J: Mr Phillip York

T: Phil York

held up in last, kept on from 2 out, never near to challenge

14/1

7th

7

29th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

16:59 Fontwell

Zinat

11st 3lb

J: Mr Freddie Mitchell

T: Phil York

Won a couple of 2m handicap hurdles in Ireland in September 2020; uninspiring stable debut here last month but much better when keeping on for second in a 2m4f handicap at Southwell 11 days ago (150-1); up 2lb but that could be a stepping stone to better things.

20/1

Form: 21F4P-

Last run: 175 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Infrequent winner but she did make all in a small-field mares' novice at Market Rasen last summer; may well have added to that when falling at the last at Hereford in October (off 3lb higher) but less good twice since; returns from a break and others appeal more.
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6th

3

24th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

17:20 Uttoxeter

Say Nothing

11st 11lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Alex Hales

led, prominent when headed 6th, hit 7th, ridden home turn, weakened 3 out, tailed off

14/1

8th

2

29th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

16:59 Fontwell

Say Nothing

11st 12lb

J: Harriet Tucker

T: Alex Hales

Infrequent winner but she did make all in a small-field mares' novice at Market Rasen last summer; may well have added to that when falling at the last at Hereford in October (off 3lb higher) but less good twice since; returns from a break and others appeal more.

14/1

10

5th Dec 2021

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 4

13:17 Huntingdon

Say Nothing

11st 4lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Alex Hales

Only 1-26 but could very easily have won more, including at Hereford (2m3f, good to firm) on her penultimate run when falling late on; no excuse over Fakenham's extended 2m7f though and she'd run well there over the same trip before; returning to a right-handed course should help.

20/1

Form: 8U55-5

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Been a shade disappointing over obstacles given his Flat ability but he has run some good races in defeat and he should be sharper with this month's reappearance behind him; cheekpieces return; upped in trip.
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7th

6

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

15:55 Huntingdon

Blood Eagle

10st 5lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: D J Jeffreys

led, hard pressed 3 out, headed and weakened quickly before 2 out

14/1

9th

9

29th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

16:59 Fontwell

Blood Eagle

10st 10lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: D J Jeffreys

Been a shade disappointing over obstacles given his Flat ability but he has run some good races in defeat and he should be sharper with this month's reappearance behind him; cheekpieces return; upped in trip.

10/1

5th

2

8th May 2022

Good

1m 7f 195y

Class 4

13:40 Plumpton

Blood Eagle

11st 4lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: D J Jeffreys

Form: /PP73- CD

Last run: 76 days

W: 11st 3lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Regressive veteran; latest Plumpton third (3m1f, fences) was a bit more encouraging but others appeal more in this field.
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6

29th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

16:59 Fontwell

Ramore Will

11st 3lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Chris Gordon

Regressive veteran; latest Plumpton third (3m1f, fences) was a bit more encouraging but others appeal more in this field.

16/1

3rd

2

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

14:45 Plumpton

Ramore Will

11st 9lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Chris Gordon

Runs this track well and seems very versatile regarding trip/ground, but has looked out of sorts on all three starts this season; revival needed.

10/1

7th

5

28th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

15:00 Plumpton

Ramore Will

11st 8lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Chris Gordon

Pulled up in a handicap chase here last time that he had won two years earlier off a higher mark; that was his second no-show since returning from an absence and the first was over hurdles; questions to answer.

14/1

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Exacta £158.00
Straight Forecast £160.70
Tricast £1345.50
Trifecta £733.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

The Height Of Fame

The Times:

Independence

TOPSPEED:

Branson Missouri

POSTDATA:

Age Of Wisdom

RP Ratings:

The Height Of Fame

WEST COUNTRY:

The Height Of Fame

Telegraph:

The Height Of Fame

Daily Express:

The Height Of Fame

The Star:

The Height Of Fame

Daily Record:

The Height Of Fame

Daily Mail:

Independence

Daily Mirror:

Independence

The Sun:

Independence

LAMBOURN:

Branson Missouri