July 29 / 13.25 Bangor-on-Dee

13.25 Bangor-on-Dee

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R W Hough & Sons Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

  • Prize money: £3430.98
  • 2m 7f 7y
  • Class 5
  • 10 runners
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R W Hough & Sons Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.75
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 30677-

Last run: 175 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Beaten a minimum of 30l in three novice hurdles last winter; plenty to prove on handicap debut, after a break, on that basis but was placed in two bumpers a year ago (on good ground); Finn Lambert's 8lb claim a major plus and not at all dismissed; up in trip.
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Verdict Starting price

1st

6

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

13:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Fine By Me

10st 9lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

towards rear, headway 7th, disputed lead 2 out, pushed along to lead approaching last, ridden clear run-in

6/1

7th

5

4th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

13:20 Chepstow

Fine By Me

11st 2lb

J: Eddie Edge

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Went close on bumper debut in September but showed only minor promise on first two hurdling starts (2m3f/2m) and stable has much more obvious chance with Super Six here.

33/1

7th

4

20th Jan 2022

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:30 Ludlow

Fine By Me

11st 6lb

J: Eddie Edge

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Failed to build on debut promise in bumpers and there was no immediate encouragement in his hurdling debut at Doncaster (28-1) six weeks ago; plenty of improvement required.

33/1

11/4

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 5-3362

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Doncaster winner in January and quite consistent since; good second (clear of the the rest) at Worcester eight days ago and should be firmly involved once again, with Theo Gillard's 3lb claim a plus.
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2nd

4

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

13:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Bird On The Wire

11st 7lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

led, headed 3rd, mistake 6th, disputed lead 8th, ridden 2 out, headed approaching last, no extra run-in

11/4

2nd

2

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

16:30 Worcester

Bird On The Wire

11st 12lb

J: Mr Charlie Maggs

T: Donald McCain

jumped slightly right, pressed leader, led after 3rd, pushed along 3 out, ridden and headed last, no match for winner

11/2

6th

1

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:05 Worcester

Bird On The Wire

12st 0lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

prominent, pressed leader after 6th, ridden home turn, lost second 2 out, no extra run-in

9/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form: -41323

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Wide-margin winner at Southwell in May (made all) and fair displays since; third (of 17) at Worcester this month and could be hard to catch if able to establish a lead.
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3rd

5

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

13:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Robeam

10st 13lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Michael Mullineaux

prominent, led 3rd, joined 8th, lost position 2 out, ridden and no extra approaching last

7/2

2nd

16

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:05 Worcester

Robeam

11st 4lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Michael Mullineaux

towards rear of midfield, headway after 9th, prominent when not fluent 3 out, kept on until weakened final 110yds

11/2

2nd

7

20th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

15:30 Southwell

Robeam

11st 1lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Michael Mullineaux

led, faced strong challenge from 3 out, ridden after 2 out, headed last, kept on

9/1

Form: 9P-557

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Twice placed in novices in 2020 but has generally been well beaten in handicaps, the latest when tailed off at Uttoxeter last month.
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4th

7

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

13:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Top Drawer

10st 2lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Tracey Leeson

in touch with leaders, lost position 6th, headway 3 out, ridden and weakened 2 out

25/1

7th

8

26th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 3

13:30 Uttoxeter

Top Drawer

11st 2lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Tracey Leeson

prominent in chasing group, lost position 6th, pushed along in rear 7th, got behind before 3 out, tailed off

66/1

5th

12

9th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

19:35 Uttoxeter

Top Drawer

10st 2lb

J: Chris Ward

T: Tracey Leeson

towards rear of midfield, headway home turn, ridden over 2f out, no impression and held over 1f out

14/1

Form: 78-357

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Maiden; no real threat in three handicaps (cheekpieces on for first time in latest) and 11lb out of the weights; others more obvious.
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5th

9

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

13:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Tre A Peni

10st 2lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

towards rear, headway 5th, lost position 4 out, soon ridden, weakened 2 out

14/1

7th

13

26th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

14:00 Uttoxeter

Tre A Peni

10st 2lb

J: Mr Toby Wynne

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

towards rear on outer, some headway after 7th, ridden before 3 out, made no telling impression

25/1

5th

9

9th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

17:35 Uttoxeter

Tre A Peni

10st 2lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

took keen hold, towards rear of midfield, not fluent 4th, headway after 9th, ridden and no impression when hampered by faller 3 out, soon outpaced, well beaten when hung left approaching last, hampered by faller last, tailed off

20/1

Form: 6P-3U

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Third at Warwick (2m) two starts ago but has failed to finish two other hurdling attempts; major step up in trip on handicap debut but unexposed and yard in fine form so definitely needs a market check.
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4

31st Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 16y

Class 4

15:20 Market Rasen

Cheating Jack

11st 4lb

J: Dylan Whelan

T: Ben Pauling

Failed to complete two of his three qualifying runs but his third at Warwick (2m, good) in between was quite promising; due to step up to today's trip for handicap debut at Bangor (1.25) on Friday.

7/1

6th

3

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

13:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Cheating Jack

11st 8lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

always towards rear, lost touch from 2 out

9/2

2

22nd Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:05 Worcester

Cheating Jack

11st 4lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

No threat when third at Warwick last month, on his second start over hurdles, but it still represented a step forward; more needed.

12/1

Form: 111-39 D

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Landed a hat-trick last summer but yet to find that form in two starts this season; well beaten at Southwell latest and still 8lb above highest winning mark so deal to prove for now.
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7th

2

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

13:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Espinator

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Adrian Wintle

in touch with leaders, ridden and weakened before 2 out

10/1

9th

6

6th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

14:45 Southwell

Espinator

11st 11lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Adrian Wintle

held up in midfield, going easily when chased leaders before 2 out, ridden and briefly led after 2 out, outpaced and lost second approaching last, rallied and went second again but held towards finish

10/1

3rd

1

16th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 191y

Class 4

15:30 Ffos Las

Espinator

12st 0lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Adrian Wintle

In superb form when last seen in the autumn, completing hat-trick with easy win at Newton Abbot (3m2f, good to soft); resumes on 13lb higher mark and with fitness to prove, though; sports first-time cheekpieces.

Form: 9-3224

Last run: 32 days

W: 12st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
Seven wins on the Flat but yet to score over hurdles; better efforts in blinkers on latest three outings but more required for a win.
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1

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

13:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Ben Lilly

12st 1lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: David Pipe

Seven wins on the Flat but yet to score over hurdles; better efforts in blinkers on latest three outings but more required for a win.

5/1

4th

1

27th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

16:00 Southwell

Ben Lilly

12st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: David Pipe

prominent, ridden after 2 out, held when not fluent last, stayed on

11/4

2nd

3

2nd Jun 2022

Good

2m 5f 192y

Class 4

19:30 Ffos Las

Ben Lilly

11st 6lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: David Pipe

prominent, pushed along to challenge home straight, led narrowly omitted 2 out, soon ridden, edged right and headed omitted last, kept on run-in, held towards finish

100/30

OUR TIP

Form: 0/06/1

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Landed a major gamble at Worcester (2m4f) eight days ago, on her handicap debut after 18 months off; well out of the weights, even under a penalty, but still only 5lb higher than for the win; the one to beat, assuming this doesn't come too soon.
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8

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

13:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Boomtime Banker

10st 2lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: D J Jeffreys

Landed a major gamble at Worcester (2m4f) eight days ago, on her handicap debut after 18 months off; well out of the weights, even under a penalty, but still only 5lb higher than for the win; the one to beat, assuming this doesn't come too soon.

5/4

1st

8

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Worcester

Boomtime Banker

10st 2lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: D J Jeffreys

chased leaders, went second 5th, led after 4 out, shaken up after 3 out, ridden when jumped left 2 out, 1 length ahead when jumped left last, always doing enough (trainer said, regarding the apparent improvement in form, that the mare benefited from a long break and better ground)

25/1

Form: /0P4-P

Last run: 90 days

W: 10st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Two point wins in 2017; little in four hurdle attempts this year, after another long absence, and 20lb out of the handicap; wind surgery since latest outing will need to inspire massive improvement.
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10

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

13:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Culverwell

10st 2lb

J: Patrick Cowley

T: Martin Keighley

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, lost position 4th, detached in rear 8th, pulled up before 3 out, not pace to challenge

66/1

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

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Non-runners

Ben Lilly, Boomtime Banker

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Payout
Exacta £75.00
Straight Forecast £75.50
Tricast £158.50
Trifecta £246.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Bird On The Wire

Telegraph:

Espinator

Daily Mail:

Robeam

WEST COUNTRY:

Ben Lilly

Daily Express:

Espinator

RP Ratings:

Bird On The Wire

TOPSPEED:

Bird On The Wire

POSTDATA:

Bird On The Wire

The Times:

Bird On The Wire

The Guardian:

Bird On The Wire

Daily Mirror:

Bird On The Wire

The Sun:

Bird On The Wire

Daily Record:

Bird On The Wire

The Star:

Robeam