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15:32 Huntingdon

Good To Soft

Racing TV Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 2 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £2178.4
  • 1m 7f 171y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Racing TV Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 2 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly sunny

OUR TIP

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.10
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 2-5 BF

Last run: 58 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Promising start to career when second over C&D in April and he ran to a similar level when fifth of 12 at Ascot on reappearance in October, both on good; should make another bold bid.

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3rd

2

8th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:40 Kelso

Billy Boi Blue

11st 13lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

Delivered on earlier promise when winning Hereford maiden (2m3f, good) in January and was not discredited when second of three on his latest outing; might have some more improvement to come in handicaps and he's respected on this step back up in trip.

4/1

2nd

2

19th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:15 Wetherby

Billy Boi Blue

11st 9lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

raced in second and prominent, pushed along before 3 out, ridden after 3 out, hit 2 out, stayed on run-in

13/8

8/1

  • Place: £6.10

Form: 2/

Last run: 753 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Absent since his promising debut at Market Rasen (2m, soft; close second) over two years ago; that race has thrown up several winners since so he needs a close look in the market back from his absence.

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1st

1

7th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 44y

Class 5

15:15 Fakenham

Kankin

12st 0lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Alex Hales

towards rear but in touch with leaders, not fluent 7th, headway before 8th, not fluent when led 2 out

7/2

3rd

1

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

17:17 Hereford

Kankin

12st 0lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Alex Hales

Scored at Huntingdon (2m4f, good to soft; off 1lb lower) on chase debut; has failed to match that form in three runs since but looked a non-stayer over 2m7f latest; drops back in trip.

5/1

7/4

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 2

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

4-1 third favourite at Chepstow on last month's debut (2m, good to soft) and found only the Nicholls-trained favourite too strong; mixed messages from that form but he clearly has ability and this sharper track might suit; sets a useful standard.

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4th

3

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 3

13:15 Uttoxeter

Range

11st 8lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Sam Thomas

Beaten in three bumpers but made it second-time lucky over hurdles at Chepstow (2m3f, heavy) in December; led for long way before fading into fifth in 3m Doncaster Grade 2 in January; that suggests this drop back in trip could suit; probably capable of better again.

9/4

5th

8

27th Jan 2024

Good

3m 0f 84y

Class 1

14:40 Doncaster

Range

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Sam Thomas

led, headed before 3 out, weakened from 2 out, no chance when not fluent last

8/1

Form: 3 BF

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

15-8 favourite for a Newton Abbot bumper (2m1f, good) on debut ten weeks ago and shaped well enough in third, albeit never looking like winning in the closing stages; can do better but he will need to.

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6

29th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 49y

Class 4

15:25 Fontwell

Mullins Bay

11st 10lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

Did not live up to favouritism in a bumper at Newton Abbot (2m1f, good) in October but his fourth of 13 at Huntingdon (2m, good to soft; 15-2) five weeks ago was better form; limitations but has shown enough to suggest he's a player on hurdle debut today and he is well related.

9/4

4th

8

26th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

15:32 Huntingdon

Mullins Bay

11st 0lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Paul Nicholls

15-8 favourite for a Newton Abbot bumper (2m1f, good) on debut ten weeks ago and shaped well enough in third, albeit never looking like winning in the closing stages; can do better but he will need to.

4/1

Form: 1-4 CD

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

His win in a five-runner C&D bumper in January does not represent great form but he bolted up there and was fourth of eight, beaten just over 9l, at Ascot last month (good ground; first-time hood, retained); concedes weight to other promising sorts but still has time to do better.

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11

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 82y

Class 4

14:00 Wincanton

Odins Quest

10st 10lb

J: Mr Freddie Mitchell

T: Gary Moore

Can see out of only his right eye so restricted to racing right handed; gave it a good go from the front when a rallying third at Ludlow (2m, soft) a month ago and he has another big run in him.

10/1

3rd

4

29th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 5

14:30 Ludlow

Odins Quest

11st 8lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Gary Moore

Bumper/maiden winner (including on soft); can see out of only his right eye so restricted to racing right handed; his first completion in handicaps when strong in the finish to take a close third at Taunton and excellent claims with a repeat of that effort; his yard is 2-4 here this season.

11/4

3rd

4

16th Nov 2023

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

12:40 Taunton

Odins Quest

11st 11lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary Moore

Came good over hurdles in Wincanton maiden (1m7f, good to soft) in April but pulled up in both subsequent handicaps (bled on first occasion, raced far too freely last time); still has plenty of time to get back on track but others here come with fewer risks.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

£24,000 yearling, £25,000 3yo; half-brother to four winners in France out of a maiden half-sister to a Grade 1 chase winner; stable having a quiet time with their bumper horses this season but this still looks one to take seriously, especially if backed.

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5

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 2f 83y

Class 5

13:40 Stratford

Diamond Twin

11st 8lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Pulled up with respiratory issue in December and not seen again since but went close on handicap debut at Market Rasen (2m7f, good to soft) two starts ago and remains lightly raced; major player if back on song.

11/2

0

1

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 7f 16y

Class 5

13:40 Market Rasen

Diamond Twin

12st 0lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Firmly in the mix (awarded second over Dr Lockdown) in a three-way tussle over C&D (good to soft) three weeks ago; that was a most pleasing first attempt (tongue tied) in handicap company and, unexposed as a stayer, there's every likelihood of further improvement from him.

13/8

Form: 6

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

16-1 and looked in need of the experience when sixth of 11 at Uttoxeter (2m, good) last month; more to come but others boast stronger claims.

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6th

9

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

14:20 Market Rasen

Jean Pierre

10st 2lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Neil Mulholland

Beaten at least 42l in all three qualifying runs (2m-2m4f) and 3lb out of the weights for today's handicap debut but open to improvement if aided by a first-time tongue-tie.

14/1

6th

4

6th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

15:45 Southwell

Jean Pierre

11st 4lb

J: A P Heskin

T: Neil Mulholland

midfield, dropped to rear after 4th, struggling 7th, weakened 8th, tailed off

50/1

5th

2

17th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:35 Worcester

Jean Pierre

11st 4lb

J: A P Heskin

T: Neil Mulholland

Well held in both bumpers and was a remote fourth of five on his hurdling debut at Huntingdon (2m, good; 33-1) in February; best watched back from another break.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

3,000euros foal, £3,000 3yo; first foal of an unraced sister to a point/hunter chase winner; starts out in a competitive bumper and likely best watched.

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8th

2

14th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:35 Ludlow

Alright Chap

11st 1lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Richard Phillips

Well-beaten outsider on his two hurdling starts towards the end of last season; can't be recommended here.

100/1

6th

3

10th Apr 2023

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

13:35 Huntingdon

Alright Chap

11st 5lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Richard Phillips

Both runs were on softer than good and at this track, when beaten 27l in a bumper and pulled up at 125-1 in a 2m maiden hurdle.

100/1

1

28th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

15:00 Huntingdon

Alright Chap

11st 6lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Richard Phillips

always towards rear, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out

40/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third in a maiden point at Ballycrystal in February (3m, soft; form looks solid) and changed hands for £60,000 soon after; makes his stable/rules debut in a competitive bumper but he is certainly of interest on paper; tongue tied.

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5

6th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

15:45 Southwell

Piper Tom

11st 4lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

held up in rear, weakened after 7th, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

33/1

5

3rd Mar 2023

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 4

14:15 Newbury

Piper Tom

11st 0lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

in touch with leaders, not fluent 7th, weakened before 3 out

25/1

3rd

4

10th Feb 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

14:30 Kempton

Piper Tom

11st 5lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Bought for £60,000 soon after finishing third in an Irish point; offered little in a Huntingdon bumper (tongue tied) but that was a competitive race and can no doubt do better.

7/2

Form: 48

Last run: 153 days

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Modest form in two bumpers in the summer; hard to recommend in this.

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1st

13

11th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

15:25 Huntingdon

Elsieanne

10st 7lb

J: Ben Ffrench Davis

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

In rear on all three hurdles starts so far, beaten 42l plus, and not obviously bred to fare better upped to a stayer's trip; handicap bow.

20/1

7th

7

2nd Mar 2023

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

14:15 Taunton

Elsieanne

10st 9lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

No impact in her three bumpers and well beaten at massive odds on her first two hurdle starts.

100/1

9th

16

20th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 4

13:30 Lingfield

Elsieanne

10st 13lb

J: Ben Ffrench Davis

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

Well held in three bumpers and was tailed off at a massive price on hurdling debut at Doncaster (2m3f, good) last month.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Stable does well with recruits from the Irish pointing scene and this filly was second in a Punchestown mares' maiden on debut in May; that form hasn't worked out but she still commands respect.

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9

17th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:05 Worcester

Theatrical Light

10st 11lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

Promising start when runner-up in an Irish maiden point last May but she was tailed off in a Huntingdon bumper when next seen at the end of last year; wind surgery since but she has something to prove now switched to hurdling after another absence; tongue-tie added.

9/2

11th

13

26th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

15:32 Huntingdon

Theatrical Light

10st 7lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

Stable does well with recruits from the Irish pointing scene and this filly was second in a Punchestown mares' maiden on debut in May; that form hasn't worked out but she still commands respect.

16/1

Form: 5

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Sold for £72,000 soon after winning an Irish point in March; 15-8 second favourite for a Catterick bumper on his rules debut last month (soft) but he tired in the closing stages and could manage only fifth of the eight runners; has undergone wind surgery since and may last longer today.

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1st

3

7th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 8y

Class 5

20:30 Hereford

Jet Of Dreams

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Warren Greatrex

Irish point winner in March 2022 (3m, good to yielding); yet to win under rules, although has some fair form over this trip, notably when 4l-third at Warwick in September (good, wore cheekpieces); fair run after a break and wind surgery last time, conditions suit and a possible.

4/1

2nd

5

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

16:00 Market Rasen

Jet Of Dreams

11st 6lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

held up in rear, mistake 8th, plenty to do when headway after 4 out

8/1

3rd

4

25th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 54y

Class 5

16:15 Warwick

Jet Of Dreams

11st 6lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

held up in rear, headway after 7th, went third 4 out, mistake 3 out

5/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

17,000euros yearling, £2,000 4yo; half-brother to four winners out of a 7f winner; bred for the Flat but looks to be making his debut in a useful event.

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6

28th Apr 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

18:50 Southwell

Remember Ally

11st 5lb

J: Mr James Turner

T: Tracey Leeson

Has easily the worst chance on form, having achieved nothing in two races (bumper/hurdle) over 2m at Huntingdon.

100/1

7

16th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

15:15 Huntingdon

Remember Ally

11st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Tracey Leeson

66-1, remote in a bumper here (good to soft) on Boxing Day; now tongue tied.

100/1

5

28th Jan 2023

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 5

16:25 Doncaster

Remember Ally

11st 2lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Tracey Leeson

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Exacta £1203.00
Straight Forecast £956.90
Trifecta £2696.00

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Mullins Bay

TOPSPEED:

Billy Boi Blue

LAMBOURN:

Jet Of Dreams

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