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15:20 Kelso

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Every Race Live On Racing TV Mares’ Handicap Hurdle (Go North Lady Buttons Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £4520.18
  • 2m 2f 25y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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Every Race Live On Racing TV Mares’ Handicap Hurdle (Go North Lady Buttons Series Qualifier)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £34.80
  • Place: £5.00

Form: 9005

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Safely held at triple-digit odds in all three qualifying runs; beaten about 18l when fifth of six at Ayr (2m, soft) last month and needs to improve to pose a threat on today's handicap debut.

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

7th

3

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:17 Down Royal

Maimies Magic

11st 12lb

J: Mr S Connor

T: S R B Crawford

prominent

5/1

3rd

10

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:40 Navan

Maimies Magic

10st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

Running well in defeat this campaign and respectable fourth at Kelso last time but this is tougher, despite her lower mark over here.

10/1

4th

10

16th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:55 Kelso

Maimies Magic

10st 9lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

Won handicaps here (2m2f), heavy) and Newcastle (2m1f, soft) last winter but he's run hot and cold since his last success and was disappointing when favourite at Naas last time; has a bit to prove after another break including stamina at this new trip; tongue-tie added.

11/1

Form: 1416-5 CD

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Won this race on heavy ground a year ago and added to her tally at Musselburgh (2m4f, good to soft) in March; a bit more exposed than some of these but wasn't beaten far on last month's seasonal debut and has each-way claims at least.

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8th

5

24th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

13:50 Musselburgh

Millarville

11st 4lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

prominent, not fluent 2nd

14/1

4th

7

16th Feb 2023

Good

2m 4f 62y

Class 4

13:00 Newcastle

Millarville

11st 6lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

led, pushed along and headed before 3 out, weakened before 2 out, tailed off

11/2

4

31st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

16:20 Newcastle

Millarville

11st 10lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

10/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: RFP-23

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Made very inauspicious start to hurdling career last season (once refused to race and once looked reluctant to jump off) but fared considerably better when placed in two 2m novice races in November (one here, both on soft); still comes with risk attached on this handicap debut, but she has the raw ability to be very competitive.

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3rd

7

29th Dec 2022

Heavy

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

15:20 Kelso

Arcandy

10st 13lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Stuart Coltherd

Made very inauspicious start to hurdling career last season (once refused to race and once looked reluctant to jump off) but fared considerably better when placed in two 2m novice races in November (one here, both on soft); still comes with risk attached on this handicap debut, but she has the raw ability to be very competitive.

10/1

3rd

9

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

12:48 Kelso

Arcandy

10st 7lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

held up in last

10/1

2nd

1

4th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

13:23 Hexham

Arcandy

11st 0lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Stuart Coltherd

Third in a point-to-point bumper in April 2021 but has shown more temperament than ability over hurdles (refused to race once and was reluctant to race last time); hard to fancy.

66/1

Form: 880B-F

Last run: 61 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

In the process of running quite well when brought down at final flight on handicap debut in March but was struggling when again coming to grief at Ayr in October; others have more pressing claims.

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5

20th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 144y

Class 4

15:15 Haydock

Poppy Rose

11st 4lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: S R B Crawford

She's been placed a few times and won't be far away if at the top of her game, but that hasn't been the case the last twice and she's now 0-13.

20/1

6th

6

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 91y

Class 4

13:58 Ayr

Poppy Rose

10st 6lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: S R B Crawford

12-race maiden; second in a 2m4f mares' handicap hurdle off 8lb lower here in February 2023 (good to soft); two fair runs in November/December but disappointing favourite last time; needs to bounce back.

5/1

12th

14

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 24y

15:12 Naas

Poppy Rose

10st 8lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: S R B Crawford

Yet to break her duck but several decent efforts in defeat, including last twice in similarly competitive heats here and at Navan; not totally proven over the trip but still likely to be thereabouts.

9/2

OUR TIP

Form: 1117-5

Last run: 36 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Made excellent start to hurdling career in early part of this year, winning three in a row on soft ground (2m-2m3f); flopped badly on handicap debut in April but ran well for a long way when fifth behind Phillapa Sue at Hereford (2m3f, soft) last month and has possibilities if that outing brought her on.

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6th

2

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 173y

Class 3

12:30 Sandown

Coreys Courage

11st 11lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Olly Murphy

Has a record of 5-10 over hurdles, the most recent win by 10l in a five-runner race at Ffos Las (2m6f, soft) in May on latest outing; 7lb higher today but has to be taken seriously for yard among the winners.

5/1

1st

4

9th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 192y

Class 4

15:35 Ffos Las

Coreys Courage

11st 9lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Has a record of 4-9 over hurdles, the most recent win at Huntingdon (soft) in March; beaten favourite at Uttoxeter (again over 2m4f) since but shaped as if this new trip will suit; won her bumper on good ground; enters calculations.

4/1

3rd

4

1st Apr 2023

Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

15:20 Uttoxeter

Coreys Courage

11st 9lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Olly Murphy

in touch with leaders

6/4

Form: 3/123/

Last run: 681 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Won Ayr maiden (2m4f, soft) in October 2020 but not seen since struggling to see out 3m1f on heavy ground in February 2021; still unexposed but it's probably wise to wait for some encouraging signals from the betting.

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10

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

14:30 Kelso

Wild Polly

10st 5lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

Made disappointing start to chasing career last spring and, following a layoff, has not really fired on any of four hurdling starts this year; wore cheekpieces for last two races; visor tried today; revival needed.

33/1

4

22nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

15:55 Hexham

Wild Polly

11st 4lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Rose Dobbin

Made disappointing start to chasing career last spring and, following a layoff, has not really fired on any of three hurdling starts this year (cheekpieces added last time); revival needed.

14/1

6th

1

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:45 Ayr

Wild Polly

12st 0lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

Won maiden hurdle at Ayr in 2020; finished behind a couple of these rivals back here two weeks ago, taking handicap record to 0-6; chance partly depends on how well she responds to first-time headgear.

12/1

Form: U/23-1

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Placed in two novice hurdles last winter and scored by 7l on seasonal/handicap debut at Hereford (2m3f, soft; first-time tongue-tie) five weeks ago; 8lb higher here but could easily have more to offer; good chance.

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8th

9

20th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 2

15:00 Ayr

Phillapa Sue

10st 5lb

J: Nick Slatter

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

Won comfortably at Doncaster (3m, good to soft) in December and returned to form when narrowly winning a four-runner mares' handicap on last month's chase debut (3m, heavy); could have a say now back on song.

14/1

1st

2

20th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 4

15:30 Market Rasen

Phillapa Sue

11st 9lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

Won off 4lb lower over hurdles at Doncaster (3m, good to soft) in December but she didn't shine in last two runs in that sphere; still has potential as a stayer but she needs to kick on again on this switch to fences.

9/2

4th

4

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 3

15:40 Ludlow

Phillapa Sue

11st 3lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

Second to an improver at Market Rasen (2m7f, good to soft) in November before winning convincingly at Doncaster (3m, good to soft); never got into it from off the pace at Newbury but she's better than that.

12/1

Form: 2-267

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

No match for winner when second of five on stable/hurdle debut at Sedgefield (2m4f, good to soft) in October; didn't really build on that performance on her next two outings (2m6f/2m) but sports first-time cheekpieces for today's handicap debut and is open to improvement.

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6

23rd Apr 2023

Good

3m 2f 83y

Class 5

15:15 Stratford

Reve De Niamh

11st 3lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Iain Jardine

Still to win a race but she showed improved form when upped to 3m at Ayr in February (good to soft; cheekpieces first time, retained); up 3lb but still has time to do better.

13/2

2nd

5

27th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:25 Ayr

Reve De Niamh

11st 0lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Iain Jardine

Runner-up in a bumper and on hurdling debut last year but soundly beaten in first three handicap hurdles (2m-2m4f) and not really bred to benefit from today's step up in trip; cheekpieces (worn three starts ago) are given another whirl.

20/1

7th

6

14th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 100y

Class 5

13:45 Ayr

Reve De Niamh

11st 3lb

J: Lewis Dobb

T: Iain Jardine

Showed promise when runner-up in a bumper and on hurdle debut at Sedgefield (2m4f, good to soft); things have gone rather pear-shaped since but heavy ground is a possible excuse for latest two defeats; had wind surgery since; not dismissed.

25/1

Form: 54P801

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 12lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

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8

29th Dec 2022

Heavy

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

15:20 Kelso

Lilys Gem

10st 12lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Ryan Potter

2

28th Dec 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 110y

Class 5

15:40 Leicester

Lilys Gem

11st 12lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Ryan Potter

Bumper/hurdle winner at Carlisle when trained by Stuart Crawford; had been unconvincing for this yard but she didn't go unbacked when winning over C&D a month ago (good to soft), getting up late in the day; 5lb higher but she does go on this sort of ground.

11/2

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Non-runners

Missed Tee, Lily's Gem

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Payout
Exacta £2223.00
Straight Forecast £1421.70
Tricast £7217.20
Trifecta £9879.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Phillapa Sue

RP Ratings:

Millarville

The Times:

Missed Tee

Telegraph:

Missed Tee

POSTDATA:

Phillapa Sue

WEST COUNTRY:

Phillapa Sue

The Guardian:

Phillapa Sue

Daily Mail:

Phillapa Sue

D Express:

Phillapa Sue

Daily Mirror:

Phillapa Sue

The Sun:

Phillapa Sue

Daily Record:

Phillapa Sue

TOPSPEED:

Millarville

The Star:

Millarville