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13:15 Catterick

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  • 3m 1f 71y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £2.00

Form: 209-03

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Scored at Hexham last winter and she hinted strongly at a revival off a reduced mark when third of 14 in 3m Newcastle handicap 45 days ago; she's back up 2lb now but still weighted to go well.

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10

6th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 5

18:05 Warwick

Just Jess

10st 9lb

J: William Maggs

T: Sue Smith

towards rear

12/1

6th

7

19th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:15 Wetherby

Just Jess

10st 10lb

J: William Maggs

T: Sue Smith

Very inconsistent mare who struggled on her chasing debut in January and was soundly beaten when switched back to hurdling last month; too well handicapped to rule out but others look much less risky.

10/1

8th

8

7th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:40 Sedgefield

Just Jess

10st 12lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Sue Smith

Struggled on recent chasing debut and now quickly reverts to hurdling; has very patchy overall record but is 2lb lower than when winning at Catterick (3m1f, soft) at start of 2023 and is likely to be suited by 3m3f.

10/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 49F/36 BF

Last run: 41 days

W: 10st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdler who wasn't disgraced when sixth of 13 in 3m handicap at Musselburgh 41 days ago; he's still quite low mileage so can't be totally dismissed.

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9th

11

7th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:40 Sedgefield

My Strong Man

10st 6lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Second at Catterick (3m1f, heavy) last month and also ran well when close fifth at Wetherby (3m, soft) a fortnight ago; evidently in good nick but is 0-18 over hurdles now and may have to settle for another minor role.

7/1

5th

9

25th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:10 Wetherby

My Strong Man

10st 8lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

disputed lead, led 4 out, headed 3 out, no extra from 2 out

9/2

2nd

7

1st Jan 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 5

15:39 Catterick

My Strong Man

11st 5lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

led, faced challenge from 3 out, headed after 2 out, soon ridden, rallied and challenging last, no extra run-in

8/1

OUR TIP

16/1

  • Place: £7.70

Form: 68-348

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Showed the benefit of blinkers when scoring at Newcastle (3m) in February but he's mainly been below that form since, having breathing surgery before coming in only eighth at Kelso last time; others appeal more.

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7

31st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

Class 5

13:25 Newcastle

Tartan Cookie

11st 8lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Ewan Whillans

Course winner over slightly further last season and stuck to his task very well when third at Catterick (3m1f, soft) this month but may find some of the unexposed ones better handicapped.

10/1

3rd

2

1st Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Tartan Cookie

11st 7lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Ewan Whillans

in touch with leaders

16/1

Form: 653P-7

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Pulled up when tried in cheekpieces on his handicap debut at Sedgefield in April and he also offered little on his return when seventh at Uttoxeter in November; blinkers are reached for now with something to prove.

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8th

17

31st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

Class 5

13:25 Newcastle

Punta Prima

10st 4lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

Plugged on for modest fourth at Catterick (3m1f, soft) in first-time blinkers this month, on sixth hurdle start, but was about 20l behind Tartan Cookie there and needs to find some improvement from somewhere.

20/1

4th

9

1st Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Punta Prima

10st 5lb

J: William Maggs

T: Donald McCain

midfield

20/1

7th

7

20th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

15:43 Uttoxeter

Punta Prima

10st 13lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

towards rear, hung left and pushed along briefly after 6th, outpaced and pushed along before 3 out, soon beaten and lost touch

14/1

Form: 421-70

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Looked rusty after seven months off when only 11th in 3m Newcastle handicap hurdle in November but he scored there in April so can't be ruled out with that latest run under his belt and eased 2lb now.

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4th

2

14th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

16:30 Hexham

Ribeye

11st 11lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Peter Atkinson

held up in last, headway 9th, in touch with leaders and going easily 2 out, pushed along and lost ground quickly home turn, no chance before last, finished tired

3/1

2nd

6

6th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 54y

Class 4

15:45 Catterick

Ribeye

10st 10lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Peter Atkinson

Two wins in the first half of last year (3m/2m4f, good to soft) and he's on a handy mark on that form, but he struggled on his two outings this winter and needs to get back on track.

12/1

Form: 5-6472

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 11lb

13 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Yet to hit top form this season but this veteran mare came in second of six in 3m2f Southwell handicap chase three weeks ago; she's no forlorn hope returned to hurdling.

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6th

8

21st Mar 2023

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:35 Wetherby

Kilganer Queen

10st 5lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Adam West

She's on a career-low mark and has posted a couple of fair efforts this season, but this 13yo has been a soundly beaten sixth back over hurdles the last twice and others are preferred.

14/1

6th

8

8th Feb 2023

Good

3m 1f 185y

Class 5

16:40 Southwell

Kilganer Queen

10st 11lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Adam West

held up in rear, pushed along after 3 out, ridden and no impression before 2 out

25/1

6th

5

1st Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Kilganer Queen

10st 11lb

J: Ben Ffrench Davis

T: Adam West

towards rear

10/1

Form: 880-69

Last run: 45 days

W: 10st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Yet to make the frame in six runs over hurdles and he came in only ninth on the back of a wind op in 3m Newcastle handicap 45 days ago; first-time cheekpieces need to spark a massive resurgence.

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7th

10

1st Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Sir Jim

10st 3lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Ruth Jefferson

prominent on outer, pecked on landing 1st

20/1

9th

13

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Sir Jim

10st 2lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Ruth Jefferson

7yo who has raced just seven times and has had wind surgery since his last outing in May; however, it needs to make a big difference as he was well beaten in his first two handicaps in the spring.

25/1

Form: 53-469

Last run: 58 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Signed off for last term with a good 3m Wetherby third but she's been well below par all three runs this term; others are much preferred.

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9

28th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

17:05 Wetherby

Howzat Hiris

10st 3lb

J: Alice Stevens

T: Micky Hammond

Won at Newcastle (2m7f, heavy) last March and second to It's Maisy at Market Rasen (2m7f, soft) in December; well treated on those efforts but soundly beaten on her three runs since and needs to turn things around.

8/1

8th

16

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:18 Ayr

Howzat Hiris

10st 4lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Off the mark over hurdles at 15th attempt when making all at Newcastle (2m7f, heavy) last March; posted best effort since when second at Market Rasen (2m7f, soft) in December but has merely underlined her inconsistency when well held twice since.

16/1

6th

12

7th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:40 Sedgefield

Howzat Hiris

10st 5lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Off the mark over hurdles at 15th attempt when making all at Newcastle (2m7f, heavy) last March and posted best effort since when second at Market Rasen (2m7f, soft) in December; well beaten last month, though, and not the percentage call today.

12/1

Form: 545-13

Last run: 58 days

W: 10st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Opened his account over fences at Hexham in May and resumed with a solid third in 3m handicap chase there in November; he's shortlisted back in this sphere off the same mark.

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6th

6

28th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

12:50 Sedgefield

Kildrum

10st 11lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

didn't jump with fluency, towards rear, lost touch 4 out

4/1

5th

7

10th Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 41y

Class 5

12:25 Hexham

Kildrum

10st 12lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Consistent type who garnered a third C&D victory in four-runner handicap in May, albeit in fortunate circumstances when left clear two out; he still needs considering though.

100/30

1st

3

23rd May 2023

Good

3m 0f 41y

Class 5

19:50 Hexham

Kildrum

10st 6lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

An 11lb rise was surely a factor in him coming up short over C&D latest (heavy; won under same conditions the time before) but he does have a solid record at this track; visor replaces cheekpieces.

11/4

Form: -00P55

Last run: 34 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Formerly a fair hurdler in Ireland but he came in last of five on his yard debut over C&D 34 days ago; he needs to take a big step forward.

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9

3rd Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:55 Southwell

Sight Nor Seen

10st 2lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Mike Sowersby

Put in fairly good front-running shift when fourth at Hexham (2m4f, good; first-time blinkers) last month but was pulled up when last in action and his overall profile remains unappealing; cheekpieces back on today; 2lb out of the weights.

33/1

0

12

23rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 16y

Class 5

13:35 Market Rasen

Sight Nor Seen

10st 2lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Mike Sowersby

Took big step back in right direction and put in fairly good front-running shift when fourth at Hexham (2m4f, good; first-time blinkers) three weeks ago but is effectively 4lb higher from out of the weights here and his overall profiles remains unappealing.

25/1

4th

13

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

16:40 Hexham

Sight Nor Seen

10st 5lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Mike Sowersby

Very well handicapped on some of last year's Irish form but has been very disappointing for current stable since the autumn; swaps cheekpieces for first-time blinkers here.

33/1

Form: U-0821 CD

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 10lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

C&D winner; recorded a rallying victory in 2m7f Market Rasen handicap last month; well-held fifth on heavy ground at Uttoxeter yesterday but may bounce back.

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5th

10

28th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

17:05 Wetherby

Olivers Island

10st 2lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Jessica Bedi

12yo who has been unable to threaten this season but has been in fair form of late, finishing fourth to Kinder Kid over C&D (soft) last Tuesday from 3lb out of the handicap (same today); each-way possibilities.

12/1

4th

8

19th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:15 Wetherby

Olivers Island

10st 2lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Jessica Bedi

Runner-up twice in recent weeks (3m3f/3m1f) and is effectively 1lb lower today but was no match for the easy winner on either occasion and younger rivals in this line-up appeal more.

8/1

2nd

8

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

16:15 Huntingdon

Olivers Island

10st 2lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Jessica Bedi

Five-time hurdle winner; gave good account when second of four at Sedgefield (3m3f, soft) nine days ago but was no match for the winner (who was 0-26 over hurdles beforehand) and is out of the weights again here; younger rivals are much more appealing.

16/1

Form: P-335P

Last run: 5 days

W: 10st 8lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Yet to add to his two Flat wins and his recent form is not so encouraging, pulled up in 3m Wetherby handicap five days ago; it's easy to look elsewhere.

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7th

6

19th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 5

15:00 Carlisle

Monticello

10st 9lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Neil Mechie

Dual Flat winner; 0-8 over hurdles but does have placed form and stays further than this, which might not be a bad thing on the ground (which he handles); modest run on the AW two weeks ago reduces appeal, though.

14/1

7th

8

(6)

3rd Mar 2023

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 6

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Monticello

8st 13lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: Neil Mechie

raced in second, pushed along and lost position 3f out, ridden when carried head awkwardly 2f out, soon weakened

25/1

7

1st Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Monticello

10st 8lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: Neil Mechie

in touch with leaders on inner

20/1

Form: 633-92

Last run: 45 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Got back on track after seven months off when second of five in 2m7f Market Rasen handicap hurdle 45 days ago; she remains winless after 19 outings though.

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0

12

11th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 5

12:45 Catterick

Storm Force One

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Peter Niven

Stays well and is on a dangerous mark but she ended last season with a heavy defeat at Southwell in April and that took her record to 0-25; others are more convincing.

25/1

10th

12

28th Apr 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

19:25 Southwell

Storm Force One

10st 2lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Peter Niven

always behind

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £220.00
Straight Forecast £166.30
Tricast £3040.80
Trifecta £3870.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Just Jess

The Sun:

Tartan Cookie

D Express:

My Strong Man

RP Ratings:

Kilganer Queen

POSTDATA:

Just Jess

The Times:

Just Jess

Telegraph:

Just Jess

The Star:

Just Jess