Home / November 20 / 13:15 Exeter

13:15 Exeter

Soft

Devon Air Ambulance Trust Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4084.5
  • 2m 7f 25y
  • Class 4
  • 9 runners
RTV
View Course
Devon Air Ambulance Trust Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

15/8 (Won)

  • Win: £2.20
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 413-22 BF

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Solid record at 2m4f/2m5f since handicapping and fitted with tongue-tie, most recently second at Wincanton; looks ready for a crack at this new trip and holds leading form claims back at novice level.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

1

27th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 150y

Class 3

15:00 Wincanton

Sabrina

12st 0lb

J: Freddie Gingell

T: Paul Nicholls

Ran respectably against the boys over C&D when last seen on Boxing Day (good to soft) but she's down just 1lb for that 7l defeat and she looks on a tough mark.

7/1

2

27th Dec 2023

Good

3m 0f 121y

Class 2

15:40 Kempton

Sabrina

11st 4lb

T: Paul Nicholls

OUR TIP

15/8

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 11-1

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Front-running mare who is 3-3 under rules, the wins gained in two spring bumpers and a Chepstow novice hurdle (2m3f, good); one of the main contenders, provided she stays this longer distance.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

1

8th Feb 2024

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 4

13:05 Huntingdon

Presenting A Queen

12st 0lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Chris Gordon

Bumper/hurdle winner; has form figures of 322 since switched to chasing, most recently clear second at Hereford (3m1f, good; off 5lb lower) where she tired/hung late on having looked the likely winner turning for home; solid chance back down in trip.

5/1

2nd

4

16th Dec 2023

Good

3m 1f 44y

Class 2

13:00 Hereford

Presenting A Queen

11st 6lb

J: Freddie Gordon

T: Chris Gordon

Last of three finishers on seasonal/chase debut at Wincanton but was conceding a lot of weight to Heva Rose when chasing that easy winner home at Lingfield (2m4f, good to soft); won't mind this longer trip and, for one who can race lazily, first-time cheekpieces are interesting.

12/1

2nd

4

21st Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

12:35 Lingfield

Presenting A Queen

12st 0lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Chris Gordon

in touch with leaders, mistake 7th, went second 4 out

11/4

7/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 5-61

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Scored comfortably at Stratford (2m6f, good; second attempt over hurdles) last month, adding to her soft-ground point win; from a good family and looks open to further progress; shortlisted.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

2

19th Feb 2023

Good To Firm

3m 0f 52y

Class 4

15:35 Newbury

Copperfasten

11st 11lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Low-mileage 6yo who won her point on soft ground and a maiden hurdle (2m6f) on good; had no obvious excuses when beaten 15l on handicap debut at Wetherby (2m3f, good to soft) but she's undergone wind surgery since then and steps up in trip; better expected.

6/1

6th

1

26th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

13:00 Wetherby

Copperfasten

12st 0lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Tim Vaughan

Soft-ground point winner who won a maiden hurdle at Stratford (2m6f, good) in October on third rules start; remains unexposed but this handicap newcomer was disappointing at Exeter (2m7f, good to soft) last time.

25/1

3rd

1

20th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 7f 25y

Class 4

13:15 Exeter

Copperfasten

11st 7lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Scored comfortably at Stratford (2m6f, good; second attempt over hurdles) last month, adding to her soft-ground point win; from a good family and looks open to further progress; shortlisted.

7/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

40,000euros foal; half-sister to four winners, notably Royal Regatta (bumper/2m-2m5f hurdle/smart chase) and Three Musketeers (smart 2m4f-2m5f hurdle/chase); sole newcomer in the field; market instructive.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

5

27th May 2023

Good

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

20:25 Ffos Las

Lady Robinn

10st 12lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

took keen hold, midfield, led after 4th, jumped badly right 2 out (usual 4 out), quickened just after home turn, 4 lengths ahead 3f out, kept on final furlong, always doing enough

4/1

12th

8

1st Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

14:10 Exeter

Lady Robinn

11st 6lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

midfield, ridden and became detached after 3rd, tailed off

50/1

10

31st Dec 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

12:25 Warwick

Lady Robinn

11st 0lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Ben Pauling

midfield on outer, weakened 7th, pulled up before 4 out

50/1

Form: 45

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Faller in Irish point, fourth of five in bumper and beaten long way in novice hurdle (2m); weak claims on form.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

10

12th Feb 2023

Good

2m 2f 111y

Class 4

14:30 Exeter

Bellissimo Milan

10st 9lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Richard Mitchell

Has not achieved much in an Irish point, a bumper or two novice hurdles; a respiratory noise was reported last time.

100/1

4

20th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 7f 25y

Class 4

13:15 Exeter

Bellissimo Milan

11st 0lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Richard Mitchell

Faller in Irish point, fourth of five in bumper and beaten long way in novice hurdle (2m); weak claims on form.

100/1

5th

7

6th Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

13:05 Warwick

Bellissimo Milan

10st 7lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Richard Mitchell

in touch with leaders, pushed along when dropped to last after 3rd, outpaced after 3 out, weakened 2 out, tailed off

66/1

Form: 4-9

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Showed some promise in a bumper last term and possibly needed her reappearance run; however, improvement is required on hurdles debut.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5

13th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

15:32 Chepstow

Casts Tasha

11st 10lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Ben Clarke

Switched to fences the last twice, winning at Ffos Las (2m3f, heavy) then pulled up at Exeter; consistent sort over hurdles but has stamina to prove at this distance and remains on career-high mark to boot.

8/1

1

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 48y

Class 4

14:40 Exeter

Casts Tasha

12st 0lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Ben Clarke

Idled then jumped very awkwardly at the final fence but did enough to justify favouritism at Ffos Las (2m3f, heavy; chase debut) five weeks ago when 6lb lower; has hurdles form at this venue; consistent mare who holds solid claims.

5/4

1st

1

1st Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 83y

Class 5

15:30 Ffos Las

Casts Tasha

12st 0lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Ben Clarke

Opened hurdles account at Chepstow (2m3f, good to soft) at end of last season and has performed well on all three appearances this term, most recently when second at Exeter (2m5f, heavy) last month; nudged up to another career-high mark for this chasing debut but still commands respect.

Evs

Form: 0-P5

Last run: 163 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Modest fifth in similar event at Newton Abbot (2m1f) when last seen; this new trip needs to prompt a much bigger effort.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7

20th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 7f 25y

Class 4

13:15 Exeter

Mabel Kingsmill

11st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jackie Du Plessis

Modest fifth in similar event at Newton Abbot (2m1f) when last seen; this new trip needs to prompt a much bigger effort.

100/1

5th

3

10th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:05 Newton Abbot

Mabel Kingsmill

11st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jackie Du Plessis

took keen hold, held up in midfield, ridden and lost fourth home turn, weakened 2 out

50/1

6

25th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 122y

Class 4

14:30 Newton Abbot

Mabel Kingsmill

10st 11lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jackie Du Plessis

66-1 and tailed off in an Exeter bumper on good to soft ground in December.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Justified favouritism in soft-ground Irish point last December; sold for £16,000 the following week; heed the market signals on rules debut.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

6

3rd Mar 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

15:45 Doncaster

No Word

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Charlie Longsdon

Has plenty to prove having been pulled up on both rules starts; however, it's possible the subsequent wind op will have been a big help and she won her sole Irish point; not a completely forlorn hope.

33/1

13

20th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

13:50 Ludlow

No Word

11st 0lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

Bought for £16,000 soon after winning a soft-ground Irish point last December; 16-1 for her hurdling debut at Exeter (2m7f, good to soft) and she was pulled up after stopping quickly; best watched for now.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in small-field British point in May; related to several winners over hurdles; check the betting on rules debut.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

1

14th Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 164y

Class 4

13:30 Plumpton

Somespring Special

11st 9lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Anthony Honeyball

Twice a winner over hurdles at Fontwell (2m1f; soft/good), in handicap and novice company; has stopped quickly and pulled up in two chases, though lost a shoe on both occasions and reportedly made a noise last time; could go well back from a break should the wheels stay on.

8/1

0

5

19th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 1

13:50 Wincanton

Somespring Special

11st 0lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Anthony Honeyball

Dual Fontwell winner over hurdles but she stopped quickly on her chase debut here two months ago behind Plenty Of Time and, even if back on song, these terms are tough.

20/1

Terms and conditions

*Odds displayed on this page are sourced directly from online bookmakers. Please check all details before placing your bet(s). 18+ only.

Non-runners

Cast's Tasha

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £57.00
Straight Forecast £52.80
Trifecta £129.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Sabrina

Telegraph:

Presenting A Queen

The Times:

Copperfasten

D Express:

Presenting A Queen

The Star:

Presenting A Queen

Daily Record:

Presenting A Queen

RP Ratings:

Sabrina

POSTDATA:

Sabrina

WEST COUNTRY:

Sabrina

Daily Mail:

Sabrina

Daily Mirror:

Sabrina