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Cazoo Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £2614.08
  • 1m 7f 168y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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Cazoo Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

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10/11 (Won)

  • Win: £1.84
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 2-

Last run: 179 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to useful hurdler Tamar Bridge; came from behind to take second in competitive race at Fairyhouse (yielding) in April and was bought for 150,000euros soon afterwards; sets a good standard here.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

6

18th Apr 2024

Good

2m 4f 56y

Class 1

15:50 Cheltenham

Mellificent

11st 2lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Not particularly impressive when winning modest novice hurdle at Carlisle (2m4f, soft) on hurdling debut in October but her close fourth in a Doncaster Listed race (3m, soft) last month was a good effort; needs to improve again here but that's possible if the drop back in trip suits.

25/1

4th

9

2nd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 1

15:10 Doncaster

Mellificent

11st 0lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Absent since Carlisle win (2m4f, soft; hurdles debut) in October when taking overall record to 2-4; has more on her plate upped in distance/class but is unexposed and appears suited by being fresh.

11/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 1 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Out of a half-sister to smart hurdler Brindisi Breeze; made all to beat five rivals on last month's debut at Kelso (good); has more on her plate under a penalty here but it's hard to knock a winning start.

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7th

3

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

13:35 Market Rasen

Bridget Breeze

11st 13lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

in touch with leaders

12/1

33/1

  • Place: £8.00

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third foal; sister to 2m hurdle winner Hiconic; dam Flat/hurdle winner; stable 0-12 in bumpers during last five seasons.

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No / Draw
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4th

5

12th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 3

16:25 Plumpton

A Tickatickatiming

10st 5lb

J: Alice Stevens

T: Sheena West

led, not fluent 4 out, headed before 2 out

5/2

3rd

1

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

15:55 Stratford

A Tickatickatiming

12st 0lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

Delivered on earlier hurdling promise when game winner of Plumpton maiden (2m, good to soft) in November and bumped into a big improver when second on handicap debut there (2m4f, good) three weeks ago; gets another chance off the same mark here; leading contender.

3/1

2nd

6

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 4

15:05 Plumpton

A Tickatickatiming

11st 7lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

prominent, went second going easily 3 out

13/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; dam unraced half-sister to two Italian 2yo Flat winners; not the obvious type for a bumper but her stable has a good strike-rate in these races (16%).

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2nd

3

8th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 2

15:45 Kelso

Politacus

11st 0lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

Has won mares' handicaps at Huntingdon (2m4f, soft) and Hereford (2m5f, soft) on her last two starts; up another 6lb (13lb rise in total) but of more concern is whether she will be as effective over this sharp 2m on better ground; cheekpieces now tried.

6/1

1st

1

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 4

14:57 Hereford

Politacus

12st 0lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

in touch with leaders, not fluent 3rd, steady headway 4 out, pressed leader before 2 out, led and ridden when hung left on turn before last, kept on well final 110yds

Evs

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

£32,000 3yo; third foal; half-sister to fairly useful hurdler/chaser Kakamora; dam unraced half-sister to very useful bumper performer Bitofapuzzle and bumper/Listed hurdle winner Golden Gael; makes appeal on paper.

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8th

2

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 5

15:50 Musselburgh

Blow The Budget

11st 12lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Lucinda Russell

towards rear

9/1

8th

2

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 5

12:50 Kelso

Blow The Budget

11st 11lb

J: Mr Jack Power

T: Lucinda Russell

Showed some ability in bumpers and in her last two novice hurdles; better is needed but these are early days (handicap debut) and she has tongue tied for the first time; 7lb-claiming amateur is recruited.

7/2

5th

10

20th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

11:50 Ayr

Blow The Budget

10st 9lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

Hints of promise in bumpers and likewise when third in mares' novice hurdle at Kelso (2m, good to soft) on recent stable debut; that form puts her firmly in calculations in this weak race; unraced on soft/heavy.

4/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

48,000euros 3yo; second foal; dam bumper/Listed hurdle winner, half-sister to very useful bumper performer Bitofapuzzle; related to Blow The Budget, who also makes her debut here; stable does well in bumpers.

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3rd

4

25th Apr 2024

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

16:00 Huntingdon

Cindysox

11st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Jamie Snowden

Hung right on her Uttoxeter bumper debut (2m, good), so switch to a clockwise track appears wise; sufficient encouragement for 2m hurdles in pedigree to interest, assuming the 18-month absence doesn't find her out.

12/1

6th

5

14th Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

16:40 Uttoxeter

Cindysox

10st 13lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

prominent, ridden over 3f out, soon outpaced, headway over 2f out, weakened final furlong (jockey said filly hung right-handed)

10/1

Form: O5-

Last run: 183 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ran out on home turn on debut here in March and showed only minor promise when fifth of 13 at Exeter (good) the following month; improvement required.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13

2nd Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 4

13:00 Plumpton

Insolente Nelsa

10st 12lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Tom Lacey

Has performed okay in her two completed bumpers but no more than that, producing RPRs in the 80s.

50/1

7th

7

14th Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

16:40 Uttoxeter

Insolente Nelsa

10st 13lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Tom Lacey

midfield, ridden over 2f out, made no telling impression

16/1

5th

16

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 161y

Class 5

19:40 Exeter

Insolente Nelsa

10st 1lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Tom Lacey

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ninth foal; half-sister to useful Irish hurdler/chaser The Crafty Butcher and four Flat winners, one of them very useful; dam unraced half-sister to Prix Morny winner Tagula; trainer 3-24 in bumpers; market support will bring her into the equation.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

4

11th Oct 2023

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 3

16:30 Ludlow

Hedera Park

10st 2lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Debra Hamer

held up in last, mistake 8th, lost touch 3 out, eased when mistake 2 out, tailed off

4/1

1st

3

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:35 Worcester

Hedera Park

11st 6lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Debra Hamer

Consistent over hurdles without progressing and a hood didn't seem to inspire any improvement when beaten 20l into third over C&D last week; always possible that the switch to handicaps could help but it needs to.

8/1

3rd

3

12th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:30 Worcester

Hedera Park

11st 2lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Debra Hamer

Has the ability to be competitive but isn't obviously progressive and didn't convince with her stamina for this far when fourth at Bangor; now hooded.

12/1

Form: 5

Last run: 163 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made low-ley debut when fifth of six (albeit not beaten that far) at Fontwell (good) in May; others have much more obvious claims.

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Verdict Starting price

5

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 119y

Class 5

14:17 Hereford

Lady Berlais

11st 6lb

J: Miss Heidi Palin

T: Dan Skelton

Made all at Fakenham (2m, soft) in December when 5lb lower; nothing since and the trip is a worry.

12/1

2

12th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

16:45 Plumpton

Lady Berlais

11st 9lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Dan Skelton

took keen hold, led, headed 5 out, weakened quickly after 4 out, pulled up after 3 out

5/1

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

15,000euros 3yo; fourth foal; dam fair 2m5f hurdle/chase winner, half-sister to very useful chaser Roulez Cool; less enticing than some of the other newcomers here but still enters calculations.

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8

23rd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:15 Stratford

Somerway

11st 4lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Tom George

Has achieved little in three runs; may be more interesting when switched to handicaps.

40/1

8

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

14:00 Chepstow

Somerway

11st 0lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Tom George

Well beaten in a bumper and again on last month's hurdling debut at Wincanton which followed wind surgery; going left-handed might help, at least.

33/1

9th

9

18th Feb 2023

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

13:57 Wincanton

Somerway

11st 0lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Tom George

Hanging left-handed down the straight was no help when finishing well behind in a Uttoxeter bumper (good; 25-1); subsequent wind surgery and the fitting of a tongue-tie could trigger some improvement.

10/1

40/1

Form: 9

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Raced too freely and finished last of nine on last month's debut at Warwick (good); difficult to enthuse over after that performance.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

12

14th Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

16:40 Uttoxeter

Zulu Hours

10st 13lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Joseph Parr

in touch with leaders, raced wide when ridden home turn, soon weakened, eased from 2f out

40/1

8

1st Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

16:55 Fontwell

Zulu Hours

10st 6lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Joseph Parr

Raced too freely and made low-key debut when last of nine at Warwick (good) recently; needs to have taken considerable benefit from that outing.

50/1

4

(3)

31st Aug 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 5

15:00 Lingfield (AW)

Zulu Hours

9st 8lb

J: Alice Bond

T: Joseph Parr

Second foal of a mare who achieved little over hurdles or in points; apprentice ridden and needs to be well above average to take this on debut.

100/1

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