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16:15 Uttoxeter

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Cazoo Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4683.56
  • 2m 3f 207y
  • Class 5
  • 14 runners
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Cazoo Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £22.20
  • Place: £4.50

Form: -8545F C

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Out of form over fences this season; falling in the weights but needs to turn over a new leaf on her first hurdles start since May 2021.

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4th

2

7th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

16:55 Southwell

Pardon Me

11st 12lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Michael & David Easterby

10yo who has done well since switched back to hurdling and she made it three wins from her last four starts when scoring at Market Rasen (2m7f, good to soft) last month; up 5lb but she won going away last time and still looks on a workable mark; shortlisted.

11/4

1st

5

6th Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 16y

Class 4

15:52 Market Rasen

Pardon Me

11st 7lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Michael & David Easterby

Won two in a row at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) last autumn and she didn't run badly here (2m4f, good to soft) a fortnight ago when returning from some time off; could build on that latest performance; showed promise early in career on sole encounter with soft ground.

11/2

9th

9

22nd Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

14:05 Market Rasen

Pardon Me

11st 9lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Michael & David Easterby

Reverted to hurdling with back-to-back wins in Class 5 handicaps at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) in the autumn; still well handicapped on older form but 252-day absence may have checked her momentum.

12/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 644422

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Six-race maiden under rules but in good form at present, second of 11 at Perth (2m4f, good) in September; unlikely to be far away off same mark.

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5th

2

19th Jul 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:40 Uttoxeter

Lough Carra

11st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

14-race maiden who has threatened a breakthrough win but doesn't appear to be improving; beaten 12l in the new visor last time at Worcester (2m4f) and this longer trip isn't sure to benefit.

8/1

3rd

4

28th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

13:58 Worcester

Lough Carra

11st 3lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jennie Candlish

Maiden; runner-up four times over hurdles and similar efforts in two chase attempts at Huntingdon at the end of last month; visor probably needs to provoke some improvement if he's to win this; often well backed.

5/1

14/1

  • Place: £6.70

Form: 6212U D

Last run: 89 days

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

4yo; won a weak maiden hurdle at Hexham (2m4f, good) in June but he was well held when unseating his rider on handicap debut next time and has since run poorly on the Flat; others appeal more.

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0

2

17th Oct 2023

Good

2m 3f 189y

Class 4

16:25 Huntingdon

Belvedere Blast

11st 11lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

didn't jump well, held up in rear, mistake and pushed along 9th, not fluent 10th, mistake and eased 12th, slow jump and pulled up after 3 out

11/2

Form: 4/27-3

Last run: 179 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

0-9 over hurdles but he has won a bumper and a point; hampered and better than the bare result when third of seven in novice at Warwick (3m1f, good) in May, since when he's had wind surgery (for second time); returns in a different type of headgear; not ruled out.

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5

5th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 56y

Class 4

18:00 Cheltenham

Let Me Entertain U

12st 0lb

J: Mr J J Murphy-Knight

T: Michael Scudamore

slowly away, raced in last throughout, detached 12th, pulled up after 17th, never going well

25/1

2

13th Apr 2023

Good

2m 7f 3y

Class 5

14:00 Taunton

Let Me Entertain U

11st 12lb

J: Mr J J Murphy-Knight

T: Michael Scudamore

prominent, pushed along from 10th, became detached after 11th, weakened 4 out, tailed off

20/1

9th

4

27th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

11:50 Wetherby

Let Me Entertain U

11st 12lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Michael Scudamore

in rear

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 5U36-4

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Winless in nine outings since coming to Britain but her mark has tumbled and she shaped with some encouragement when fourth of eight over 2m here on reappearance two weeks ago; returning to 2m4f should suit; chance.

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1st

3

11th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 214y

Class 4

14:10 Uttoxeter

Marta Des Mottes

11st 9lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

Enjoyed a revival when fitted with cheekpieces towards end of last year, winning by wide margin at Southwell (2m, good) before creditable seconds at Chepstow (2m, good to soft) and Cheltenham (2m4f, good); major player if returning from two-month break in similar form.

5/2

2nd

8

9th Dec 2022

Good

2m 4f 127y

Class 3

13:50 Cheltenham

Marta Des Mottes

10st 11lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

Improved form with cheekpieces applied the last twice, winning at Southwell then second at Chepstow, both over 2m; worth another go at 2m4f; open to further progress over fences and in the retained headgear.

7/2

2nd

7

18th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

14:55 Chepstow

Marta Des Mottes

11st 5lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

disputed lead, prominent 2nd

11/4

Form: 4669U-

Last run: 226 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Absent since handicap debut in Huntingdon mares' event (2m4f, good to soft; unseated rider at last when held in sixth) in March; stable's other runner Dev Of Tara looks of more interest.

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15

6th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

13:55 Uttoxeter

Rio Silva

10st 5lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

in touch with leaders

10/1

4

26th Nov 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

15:13 Bangor-on-Dee

Rio Silva

10st 5lb

J: Daire Davis

T: Olly Murphy

Only about 9l off the pace before last-flight mishap on handicap debut in March and positives can also be drawn from last month's reappearance run; needs to improve here but that's possible if the move up from 2m4f suits.

9/1

6th

13

28th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:15 Uttoxeter

Rio Silva

10st 2lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Olly Murphy

Absent since handicap debut in Huntingdon mares' event (2m4f, good to soft; unseated rider at last when held in sixth) in March; stable's other runner Dev Of Tara looks of more interest.

20/1

Form: 00-274

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Nine-race maiden; not disgraced when last seen here four weeks ago but faces a tough assignment from 7lb out of the weights.

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8th

10

30th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

12:45 Ludlow

Lady P

10st 3lb

J: Lewis Dobb

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

Maiden; well beaten latest but very close fourth on previous start, in a modest handicap; something to find on ratings but could play a part.

14/1

7th

14

28th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:15 Uttoxeter

Lady P

10st 2lb

J: Lewis Dobb

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

midfield

33/1

4th

9

2nd Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

14:53 Uttoxeter

Lady P

10st 2lb

J: Lewis Dobb

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

prominent, pushed along after 6th, ridden 3 out, outpaced before 2 out, soon edged right, rallied approaching last, kept on from last, not reach leaders

20/1

Form: -25357

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

0-6 under rules; below par in tongue-strap on handicap debut at Perth last month; needs to up his game.

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9th

16

10th Jan 2023

Good

3m 0f 84y

Class 5

12:15 Doncaster

Nechako

11st 2lb

J: Miss Claire Cobbold

T: Andrew Hamilton

Eight-race maiden; not in the best of form recently and needs to raise his game on debut for this yard.

50/1

10th

10

1st Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 5

15:35 Catterick

Nechako

10st 11lb

J: William Shanahan

T: James Moffatt

midfield on outer

20/1

8th

11

28th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:15 Uttoxeter

Nechako

11st 0lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

held up in rear

16/1

Form: /P302/

Last run: 593 days

W: 12st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Seven-race maiden, not seen since posting a personal best when second of 15 at Warwick (2m5f, soft) in March 2021; reappears off the same mark and with his stable going well; could have a say if ready after 593 days off.

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9th

1

28th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:15 Uttoxeter

Craic Magic

12st 1lb

J: David Prichard

T: Nicky Martin

prominent

11/1

25/1

Form: 15040- D

Last run: 332 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Won over this trip in July 2021 but mostly disappointing since and tailed off on the Flat 13 days ago; on the back burner for now.

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0

14

3rd Oct 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:45 Southwell

Ulysses

10st 2lb

J: Daire Davis

T: Derek Shaw

towards rear, outpaced 6th, brief headway 9th, weakened 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

50/1

11th

12

24th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 5

15:10 Plumpton

Ulysses

10st 2lb

J: James Davies

T: Derek Shaw

Record of 2-47, though both wins did at least come over hurdles; quiet under both codes this year and he's well out of the weights.

66/1

11th

13

(6)

24th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:05 Chelmsford (AW)

Ulysses

9st 0lb

J: Jonathan Fisher

T: Derek Shaw

Both of his wins were over hurdles, along with vast majority of his races; no significant impact on the Flat in recent years.

50/1

Form: 006-

Last run: 246 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Well beaten at huge odds in three slow-ground maiden hurdles in Ireland (1m7f-2m7f) in February; difficult to fancy on that evidence but he has since joined a top yard and will need to be taken seriously if strong in the betting before today's handicap debut.

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6th

1

1st May 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:12 Warwick

Dev Of Tara

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

prominent, ridden before 2 out, weakened approaching last

5/1

3rd

1

21st Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 16y

Class 5

17:00 Market Rasen

Dev Of Tara

12st 0lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Olly Murphy

Has run well since cheekpieces were tried on last two starts, winning at Fakenham (2m7f, good) and finishing a close third off the same mark at Southwell (3m2f, good); up 8lb and not sure to run as well on this softer ground with no cheekpieces.

6/4

Form: 0939-2

Last run: 170 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Yet to win a race but he lost little in defeat when second of 11 at Newton Abbot (2m2f, good) in May; this trip should suit him at least as well and his stable has been among the winners; high on the list.

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8th

13

30th Dec 2022

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

15:45 Taunton

Muy Bien

10st 13lb

J: Jay Tidball

T: Harry Fry

Runner-up at Newton Abbot (2m2f, good; hooded) in May off a similar mark but well beneath that form in two subsequent runs, with and without the hood; different headgear this time and that may help matters.

20/1

8th

7

6th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

15:35 Fontwell

Muy Bien

11st 7lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Harry Fry

Yet to win (0-6 hurdles) but he did manage to finish runner-up at Newton Abbot (2m2f, good) in May; found disappointingly little when 12th of 13 at Uttoxeter (2m4f) after 170 days off; risky.

8/1

12th

5

28th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:15 Uttoxeter

Muy Bien

11st 9lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Harry Fry

held up in rear

5/1

Form: 41131/

Last run: 605 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

In fine form when last seen in 2020-21 season, switching between hurdles and fences and scoring four times (last three over 3m1f); well treated if retaining all his ability but today's trip is probably a bare minimum.

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4th

6

12th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

14:45 Southwell

First Man

10st 10lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

prominent

5/1

4th

5

24th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

20:20 Southwell

First Man

11st 3lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

prominent, led before 2 out, ridden and headed approaching last, not fluent last, weakened run-in

7/1

3rd

3

23rd Feb 2023

Good

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

15:15 Sedgefield

First Man

11st 2lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Fair third of 19 over hurdles at Doncaster (3m, good to soft) last month on his third start back from a long absence, and he didn't jump well when back over fences last time (tailed off); respected now back in this sphere.

4/1

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Payout
Exacta £1212.00
Straight Forecast £894.30
Tricast £28993.80
Trifecta £29974.00

Selections

The Times:

Couldbeaweapon

RP Ratings:

Marta Des Mottes

SPOTLIGHT:

Muy Bien

POSTDATA:

Lough Carra

Telegraph:

First Man

The Guardian:

Couldbeaweapon

D Express:

Couldbeaweapon

Daily Mirror:

Couldbeaweapon

The Star:

Couldbeaweapon

Daily Record:

Couldbeaweapon

Daily Mail:

Marta Des Mottes

The Sun:

Marta Des Mottes

WEST COUNTRY:

Muy Bien