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Clwyd Compounders Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5064.78
  • 2m 3f 123y
  • Class 4
  • 14 runners
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Clwyd Compounders Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.50
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 8847-2

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Nearly two years since he won a couple of novice hurdles and was badly out of form earlier this year; perked up in a major way by this combination of aids (both on for first time) when close second to a subsequent winner at Uttoxeter last month and leading claims if repeating.

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3

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

16:40 Southwell

Finisk River

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

11yo who was inconsistent across his five runs last year and returns from some time off today; however, he was runner-up at Bangor (2m7f, good) last September and his claims will be boosted if he's on good ground.

12/1

7th

1

8th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 4

12:35 Musselburgh

Finisk River

12st 0lb

J: Charlie Maggs

T: Donald McCain

Sent up in trip at Bangor (2m7f, good) in September and returned to form with good second; best recent form on good ground; could be involved.

11/2

20/1

  • Place: £4.20

Form: 736-56 C

Last run: 66 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Won off 15lb higher last August but only flashes of that form since; tailed off over 2m7f here in May and Brian Hughes has jumped ship.

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6th

6

25th Sep 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 4

16:50 Warwick

Blakeney Point

11st 9lb

J: Abbie McCain

T: Donald McCain

took keen hold, held up in rear, no impression before 4 out

8/1

3rd

6

5th Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 4

13:50 Bangor-on-Dee

Blakeney Point

11st 5lb

J: Abbie McCain

T: Donald McCain

held up in rear, some headway 4 out, outpaced before 3 out, went third after 2 out

10/1

4th

1

4th Jul 2023

Good

2m 6f 7y

Class 4

19:40 Stratford

Blakeney Point

12st 0lb

J: Abbie McCain

T: Donald McCain

Won a handicap off this mark last August; now has to bounce back from two lesser shows, but that's feasible.

20/1

10/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 172-47

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Racked up a four-timer in the second half of last year, all over 2m and the latest off today's mark; yet to prove he stays this trip and last month's heavy Uttoxeter defeat, after wind surgery, asks some questions.

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0

2

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

14:38 Exeter

Orchard Grove

12st 0lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

visibility reduced by fog, midfield, fell heavily 4th

7/1

3rd

4

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

15:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Orchard Grove

11st 8lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

in touch with leaders, close up 2 out, ridden and chased winner approaching last, no extra run-in

10/1

7th

2

26th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

16:10 Uttoxeter

Orchard Grove

11st 7lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

held up in rear, not fluent and shaken up 7th, ridden and got behind from 3 out

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 82-334 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Hasn't really convinced in two recent chasing attempts and reverts to hurdling with a bit to prove, for all that trainer is in fine form.

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10th

16

17th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 213y

Class 2

15:50 Cheltenham

Teds Friend

10st 2lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Fergal O’Brien

held up in rear

40/1

5th

7

22nd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 52y

Class 4

17:20 Newbury

Teds Friend

11st 10lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Fergal O’Brien

Back in form when last seen in September 2022, winning over 2m7f at Worcester (good to soft; 1lb lower) and then a close third at Bangor; how he'll fare after his absence remains to be seen and perhaps the market will guide.

12/1

Form: 3-443P C

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Chase winner on stable debut last September but recent efforts have been modest; pulled up in a visor at Stratford 12 days ago and now reverts to hurdles; on the plus side, won on only previous visit here.

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5th

9

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

15:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Caddyhill

11st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

prominent, weakened 3 out

20/1

4

17th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 213y

Class 2

13:30 Stratford

Caddyhill

10st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

jumped right on occasions, led, not fluent and raced in second when headed 2nd, lost position and dropped to last after 6th, eased and pulled up 8th

9/1

3rd

2

3rd Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 34y

Class 4

15:35 Market Rasen

Caddyhill

12st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

led, headed and tracked leader 2nd, reminder 4 out, ridden and lost second 3 out, weakened before last

4/1

Form: 14-713 BF

Last run: 40 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Has won three of his last six starts (one in the stewards' room) and decent effort when third at Worcester latest; remains on a fair mark and this front-runner has live claims if showing his best, though this trip is a concern (well beaten two previous attempts beyond 2m).

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10

29th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

18:20 Worcester

Chasamax

10st 11lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

Never lower in the weights but he's nothing like the force of old and remains opposable.

66/1

10th

12

22nd Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Worcester

Chasamax

10st 11lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

With a new yard this year and nowhere near his old form; dropped 24lb in the process but does not look the percentage call.

66/1

0

5

4th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 5

17:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Chasamax

11st 7lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

Very well handicapped on form shown for Nicky Henderson but generally very disappointing for current stable since the spring; swaps cheekpieces for first-time blinkers.

40/1

Form: F1U3-4 D

Last run: 67 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Chase winner in March and reverted to hurdling with a very fair display at Ludlow in May; will need to build on that but trainer going well so quite possible that she can.

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4th

1

1st Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 4

20:00 Perth

Anightinlambourn

12st 0lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Ben Pauling

Made excellent progress over fences last summer/autumn, winning three times (2m4f-3m1f), and ran well for a long way when seventh in good-quality chase at Uttoxeter (3m2f, good; first-time cheekpieces) last month; interesting to see how she fares off her lower hurdle mark here; best on good ground but has some form on soft.

6/1

7th

5

2nd Jul 2023

Good

3m 2f 13y

Class 2

15:12 Uttoxeter

Anightinlambourn

11st 3lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Ben Pauling

Fairly useful mare who had a good spell from last August to November, winning three times; form has dipped sharply in two runs this year, both at Cheltenham; first-time cheekpieces need to prompt a revival.

20/1

6

19th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 2f 0y

Class 2

15:50 Cheltenham

Anightinlambourn

11st 3lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

in touch with leaders, dropped to rear before 5th, pulled up before 12th

13/2

Form: 312-4F

Last run: 69 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Chase winner last October (three ran); in the process of running well in a strong Stratford handicap in May until falling at the final fence; first attempt over hurdles for 11 months and a bit to prove.

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5th

6

7th Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Uttoxeter

Lost In Montmartre

10st 10lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Alastair Ralph

held up in behind leaders, nudged along after 10th, in touch with leaders when ridden after 4 out, weakened 2 out

6/1

4th

2

24th Aug 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

18:20 Sedgefield

Lost In Montmartre

11st 8lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Alastair Ralph

jumped right throughout, led, headed 3rd, soon prominent, pressed leader from 5th, not fluent 7th, led narrowly 8th, jumped right and jockey lost iron briefly 9th, joined 3 out, pushed along when headed home turn, not fluent 2 out, weakened before last

9/2

8th

10

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

15:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Lost In Montmartre

11st 2lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Alastair Ralph

always towards rear, lost touch from 3 out

12/1

Form: 10-346 D

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Hat-trick last autumn but yet to recover that form; well beaten on chasing debut in May and again, back over hurdles, at Newton Abbot last month; not ruled out, given stable form, but enough to prove.

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9th

6

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

15:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Samba Dancer

11st 7lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

midfield, lost position halfway, awkward jump 4 out, weakened and lost touch 3 out

16/1

6th

3

21st Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:10 Newton Abbot

Samba Dancer

12st 0lb

J: Miss Fern O’Brien

T: Fergal O’Brien

didn't jump well, took keen hold, prominent, mistake and dropped to last when jockey lost iron briefly 2nd, became detached and mistake 3rd, well held from 3 out, lost shoe

4/1

4th

1

28th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 83y

Class 4

19:00 Ffos Las

Samba Dancer

12st 0lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

13/8

Form: 0P35-6 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Won off 8lb higher just over a year ago but has been below form in five of his last six starts, the latest when beaten 28l at Uttoxeter this month; down in trip, which may help, but needs to bounce back.

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4th

6

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 16y

Class 4

15:05 Market Rasen

Breaking Waves

11st 4lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: Alex Hales

He's well handicapped judged on his form towards the end of 2022 but struggled on both outings this season and a major turnaround is needed in a first-time visor (replacing blinkers).

16/1

Form: 3-0841

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 6lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Hinted at a return to form at Aintree two starts ago and scrambled home at Market Rasen this month; probably stays this trip but all four hurdle wins at around 2m1f and this will prove a tougher test; each-way claims.

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3rd

8

8th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

15:10 Kelso

Pateen

11st 3lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Jessica Bedi

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway after 3 out, went third approaching last, kept on

10/1

4th

7

6th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

18:18 Hexham

Pateen

10st 12lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Jessica Bedi

Record of 5-35 over hurdles showed that he can pop up now and then, as he did over C&D in May; has continued to run to form since that and could emulate his effort in this 12 months ago, when he finished second.

9/2

Form: 742-35 D BF

Last run: 50 days

W: 10st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Hasn't been in top form this year and well beaten on the Flat this month on first start since wind surgery; two novice hurdle wins (four ran in both) came in 2019; needs blinkers to have a major impact.

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3rd

1

(6)

30th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 198y

Class 6

15:35 Brighton

Red Royalist

9st 10lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

Regressive 10yo who faded into fifth at Kempton (1m4f, AW) three weeks ago; needs to do better here but will be suited by the return to turf.

16/1

5th

1

(2)

10th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Red Royalist

9st 10lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

midfield, headway from over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

16/1

7th

4

(1)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 5

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Red Royalist

9st 9lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

Just one win since 2019 but that came off 3lb higher at Chester (1m4f) last summer and this veteran was a respectable fifth at Southwell last month; may have done too much too soon behind an in-form rival in that race and he's not ruled out.

6/1

Form: 5-2341 D

Last run: 4 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Consistent and gained a first handicap win (at the ninth attempt) when thrashing four rivals at Newton Abbot on Monday; strongly considered after that but 7lb penalty in more competitive contest asks more of him.

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13th

7

27th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 200y

Class 3

17:05 Cheltenham

Buckos Boy

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Form figures of 112 since undergoing wind surgery, just repelling Thirtyfourstitches at Stratford (2m6f, good to soft) before being put in his place off this 4lb higher mark at Kelso (2m5f); that's probably a fair reflection of where he is right now; perhaps vulnerable.

12/1

2nd

5

20th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

17:50 Kelso

Buckos Boy

10st 8lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

led narrowly or disputed lead, led overall after 3rd, good jump 3 out, keeping on after 2 out, headed before last, no match for winner

7/4

Form: 22721-

Last run: 281 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Twice ran well over C&D last year and finally off the mark, at the 34th attempt, when beating two rivals in a Ludlow maiden in October; could figure on return from a break but others preferred for win purposes.

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7th

9

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

17:05 Musselburgh

Sinndarella

10st 13lb

J: Chris Ward

T: Sarah Hollinshead

Narrowly repelled Spot On Soph at Cartmel in August (2m6f, good to soft) and nothing wrong with her following third behind a solid yardstick; will need to improve on latest effort after 108 days away and that's possible.

25/1

5th

7

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 4

16:30 Kelso

Sinndarella

11st 5lb

J: Chris Ward

T: Sarah Hollinshead

Opened her account for the season in 2m6f Cartmel handicap in August and she backed it up with a good third at Market Rasen (2m7f) in November; not ruled out if fully tuned up after a break.

14/1

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Payout
Exacta £339.00
Straight Forecast £314.60
Tricast £2445.20
Trifecta £3143.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Finisk River

WEST COUNTRY:

Anightinlambourn

LAMBOURN:

Chasamax

RP Ratings:

Finisk River

TOPSPEED:

Finisk River

POSTDATA:

Finisk River

The Sun:

Finisk River

Daily Record:

Finisk River

Daily Express:

Anightinlambourn