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15:52 Chepstow

Good To Soft

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  • Prize money: £4683.56
  • 2m 3f 100y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.00
  • Place: £2.70

Form: 72242-

Last run: 203 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Won a point bumper; respectable form in her maidens without looking particularly progressive and she doesn't look obviously well treated for her handicap debut.

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2nd

2

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 5

14:40 Market Rasen

Our Bills Aunt

11st 13lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Alex Hales

Consistent hurdler who won off a similar mark in that discipline; may ideally prefer softer ground for her chase debut.

12/1

6th

1

13th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

13:50 Huntingdon

Our Bills Aunt

12st 0lb

J: Harriet Tucker

T: Alex Hales

Not won since Chepstow success in November 2022 (2m3f, good to soft); has been placed on every start since then, including on both runs since a wind op in December; each-way chance.

13/2

9/2

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 216-43 C

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Only 3-52 but two of those wins came last season over hurdles and it's been a solid start to this campaign; he was doing his best work late over 2m here last week and this is more his trip; considered.

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3rd

10

12th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

16:38 Ludlow

Karakoram

10st 6lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Grace Harris

Five wins over hurdles from 2m to 3m, the first of which was at this track and the latest was in March 2023; below form last term and Tuesday's run at Ffos Las off this career-low mark needs improving on markedly.

20/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 3531-3

Last run: 178 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Came good in a Plumpton handicap (2m1f, good) in April and was about 7l off the winner back there the following month after going up 6lb; it could be that he's on the right sort of mark but Freddie Gordon takes off 7lb and his yard is going well.

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4th

10

6th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

17:50 Kempton

Sami Bear

10st 7lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Chris Gordon

held up in rear, midfield 3rd, went fourth after 3 out, outpaced from 2 out

16/1

Form: -36U43 D

Last run: 58 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Finished a 12l third when trying fences for a second time in September; often runs well over hurdles but he's an infrequent winner these days.

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4th

3

2nd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:52 Chepstow

Voodoo Doll

11st 11lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Evan Williams

Finished a 12l third when trying fences for a second time in September; often runs well over hurdles but he's an infrequent winner these days.

8/1

3rd

2

5th Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 216y

Class 4

16:30 Newton Abbot

Voodoo Doll

10st 12lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Evan Williams

held up in last, went modest fourth 10th, pushed along after 13th, kept on and went third run-in, never on terms

8/1

4th

2

17th Aug 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

19:40 Worcester

Voodoo Doll

11st 13lb

J: Miss Eleanor Williams

T: Evan Williams

held up in last, pushed along and headway from 3 out, ridden after last, soon went fourth, stayed on

6/1

OUR TIP

Form: 324-23

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Positives to take from his last five starts and, although beaten some 21l at Stratford last time, the winner was well ahead of his mark (followed up at Ascot last weekend); should be thereabouts.

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5th

7

2nd Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

13:30 Wincanton

Benandgone

11st 10lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Brian Barr

Ran better last February-May than he did in his two starts this autumn; needs a revival.

16/1

1

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

Benandgone

12st 1lb

J: Thomas Doggrell

T: Brian Barr

Ran well in novices/handicap debut in the spring but hasn't lived up to the promise of those in two outings since a break; far too soon to wirte him off and return to his best gives live hopes.

5/1

5th

2

2nd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:52 Chepstow

Benandgone

11st 12lb

J: Thomas Doggrell

T: Brian Barr

Positives to take from his last five starts and, although beaten some 21l at Stratford last time, the winner was well ahead of his mark (followed up at Ascot last weekend); should be thereabouts.

11/2

Form: 944/3-

Last run: 365 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Pleasing British debut when third of 15 at Exeter (2m5f, good to soft) for Richard Newland last November but hasn't raced again since and was sold on for £1,800 in May.

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1

6th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

13:55 Uttoxeter

Davitt Road Glory

12st 0lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Ryan Potter

prominent

25/1

7th

1

21st Nov 2022

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

15:15 Ludlow

Davitt Road Glory

12st 2lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Ryan Potter

Ex-Irish maiden; third of 15 on her only run for Richard Newland last November and was sold on for £1,800; hung right-handed when beaten 16l on her stable debut at Chepstow and returning to a clockwise track will help; cheekpieces also added.

10/1

6th

1

2nd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:52 Chepstow

Davitt Road Glory

12st 0lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Ryan Potter

Pleasing British debut when third of 15 at Exeter (2m5f, good to soft) for Richard Newland last November but hasn't raced again since and was sold on for £1,800 in May.

6/1

Form: 80-535

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Eight-race maiden; prospects are not crystal clear but he may have needed the run last time after a wind operation and he's dropped a good way in the weights.

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7th

4

31st May 2023

Good

2m 2f 110y

Class 5

17:03 Newton Abbot

Ballygoe

11st 3lb

J: James Davies

T: Chris Down

11-race maiden but he's dropped some way in the weights and was close up when he fell two out at Exeter (2m, good) in March; tongue-tie is now added after a short break and he could be dangerous.

9/2

9

10th Mar 2023

Good

2m 0f 161y

Class 5

16:40 Exeter

Ballygoe

11st 1lb

J: James Davies

T: Chris Down

Maiden; the medium of strong market support at Taunton last month but was pulled up; worth noting to see if the money returns but others safer.

16/1

7

21st Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

14:30 Taunton

Ballygoe

11st 3lb

J: James Davies

T: Chris Down

Fair start to hurdling career in autumn 2021 but hasn't gone on from that and failed to threaten in handicaps last autumn on last two starts.

12/1

Form: 7/9/2P

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Plenty of form in points; hard to know what he achieved when behind an easy winner in a Bangor handicap chase and he then pulled up at Exeter after jumping moderately; 0-6 as a hurdler and never placed.

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9th

6

30th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

12:45 Ludlow

Evron

10st 10lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Matt Sheppard

Point winner but 0-15 under rules; ran well when second over fences in September but little since; hard to have great faith but drop in trip probably a good move; stable also runs Baliyad.

14/1

4

21st Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 174y

Class 5

14:10 Ludlow

Evron

11st 1lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Matt Sheppard

Won a point but he's 0-7 over hurdles and 0-6 as a chaser; ran quite well in a Bangor handicap chase in September but has not shown a lot since, latterly on his return to hurdles.

20/1

8th

7

2nd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:52 Chepstow

Evron

11st 6lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Matt Sheppard

Plenty of form in points; hard to know what he achieved when behind an easy winner in a Bangor handicap chase and he then pulled up at Exeter after jumping moderately; 0-6 as a hurdler and never placed.

20/1

Form: 513-PU CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Won over C&D in April (good) on the back of wind surgery but no improvement afterwards; 9-1 for his recent reappearance at Fontwell when departing early.

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5th

6

16th Feb 2023

Good To Firm

2m 4f 25y

Class 5

15:10 Leicester

Heron Creek

10st 4lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Dr Richard Newland

jumped left on occasions, in touch with leaders, headway before 12th, outpaced and dropped to last before 3 out

9/1

4th

5

30th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 214y

Class 5

14:05 Plumpton

Heron Creek

10st 8lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Dr Richard Newland

Won over hurdles last spring (2m3f, good) but has been out of form this season, the last twice over fences; needs combination of drop of back in trip and first-time cheekpieces to pay dividends here.

9/2

Form: -3D693F

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

0-13 in Ireland and best form was over fences; in with a shout when falling in a Sligo handicap in September but best watched now back hurdling for his new yard; has run well in the reapplied cheekpieces and tongue-tie is a first.

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3rd

9

29th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 110y

Class 4

14:50 Worcester

Mutual Respect

11st 0lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Billy Aprahamian

Came good over fences in three-runner race at Uttoxeter (2m, good to soft) in July and backed up that performance with good second behind revitalised opponent over C&D (good to soft) this month; good chance.

7/2

2nd

1

12th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 110y

Class 5

13:50 Worcester

Mutual Respect

12st 0lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Billy Aprahamian

Not easy to predict and he only beat two rivals in a 2m chase at Uttoxeter last time in July; went up 5lb for that and will need to be every bit as good again.

7/4

1st

5

28th Jul 2023

Good

1m 7f 214y

Class 4

16:30 Uttoxeter

Mutual Respect

10st 12lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Billy Aprahamian

raced in last but in touch with leaders

5/1

Form: /0286-

Last run: 330 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Twice disappointed after finishing second at Fontwell (2m5f, soft) a year ago but he returns from a break with his yard having winners and cheekpieces could be a notable addition.

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7

24th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

16:20 Hereford

Sixty Dollars More

10st 10lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Joe Tizzard

Didn't run badly when fifth in first-time blinkers (retained) at Wincanton (3m, good to soft) in December but has a very mixed record and remains a maiden after nine hurdle runs.

9/2

6

1st Dec 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 150y

Class 5

13:55 Wincanton

Sixty Dollars More

11st 1lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

visibility reduced by fog

20/1

9

2nd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:52 Chepstow

Sixty Dollars More

11st 2lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

Twice disappointed after finishing second at Fontwell (2m5f, soft) a year ago but he returns from a break with his yard having winners and cheekpieces could be a notable addition.

14/1

Form: 99PP-P CD

Last run: 181 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Record of 1-17 over hurdles and was twice pulled up in that discipline before suffering the same fate on his switch to fences in May; completing might be the priority for now.

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8

24th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:50 Hereford

Kenyan Cowboy

10st 7lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Neil King

Won over hurdles in 2021 but has badly lost his way since last winter; pulled up over hurdles in refitted cheekpieces at Chepstow yesterday.

33/1

13

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:45 Chepstow

Kenyan Cowboy

10st 2lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Neil King

led

33/1

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Selections

WEST COUNTRY:

Benandgone

Telegraph:

Sami Bear

RP Ratings:

Kenyan Cowboy

SPOTLIGHT:

Karakoram

POSTDATA:

Voodoo Doll

The Times:

Evron

The Guardian:

Benandgone

D Express:

Benandgone

The Sun:

Sami Bear

Daily Record:

Sami Bear

TOPSPEED:

Kenyan Cowboy

The Star:

Karakoram

Daily Mirror:

Voodoo Doll