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Racing Again 12th January Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4039.96
  • 1m 7f 156y
  • Class 5
  • 14 runners
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Racing Again 12th January Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

66/1 (Won)

  • Win: £31.60
  • Place: £6.90

Form: 52-80

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Multiple scorer on the Flat but he has beaten only one rival on both his starts in this sphere this season; he's hard to warm to.

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

6th

5

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

12:05 Market Rasen

Edgar Allan Poe

10st 4lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Sue Smith

Won at Catterick off 5lb higher in January (1m7f, soft); poor efforts this term; stable going well but he has a bit to prove at present.

8/1

7th

3

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

14:50 Newcastle

Edgar Allan Poe

11st 9lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Sue Smith

Has a patchy profile and he was pulled up on last month's reappearance at Sedgefield, but he may have needed the run and his stable is currently in flying form; he's 1lb below his last winning mark and could go well.

12/1

0

4

9th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

12:25 Sedgefield

Edgar Allan Poe

11st 2lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Sue Smith

Has dropped to a mark 1lb lower than when winning at Catterick (1m7f, soft) in January, and he's effective over C&D; watch the betting but there's a suspicion he'll need this first outing since April.

9/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: /3454-

Last run: 325 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Underwent breathing surgery before recording a fair fourth of nine in 2m Huntingdon handicap over ten months ago; yard is going well so he needs considering on his return in his bid for a breakthrough success.

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

3rd

7

6th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

17:00 Warwick

Miltiades

11st 2lb

J: Alice Stevens

T: Henry Daly

Won a novices' handicap chase at Ludlow (2m4f, soft) in December; went close in his follow-up bid at Taunton (2m7f, good to soft) later that month but his form slumped at Leicester in January; has bit to prove again after that and others are preferred.

16/1

7th

3

23rd Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 5

14:45 Leicester

Miltiades

11st 11lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Henry Daly

prominent, good jump and led 5 out, headed 4 out

100/30

5/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 44-012 D BF

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Gained his breakthrough hurdles victory at Uttoxeter before backing it up with good Sedgefield second (2m1f) later in November; he's one to consider despite taking another 3lb weights rise.

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

9th

1

(8)

29th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

15:15 Ayr

Bashful

9st 10lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Iain Jardine

Won four times on the Flat last season (once over C&D) and added two hurdle wins to his haul in February; not at best on the AW lately, though, and probably doesn't have much margin for error off current mark.

16/1

5th

6

(4)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 4

14:50 Newcastle (AW)

Bashful

9st 4lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Iain Jardine

Last summer's hat-trick included a win over C&D and he added another success at Ayr (1m2f, heavy) in Octobr; scored twice over hurdles in February and after having undergone wind surgery, he finished fourth of six here (1m) last month; return to this trip should suit and high on the list.

7/1

Form: P71136 BF

Last run: 87 days

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Dual winner at Fontwell and Newton Abbot in late summer for Neil Mulholland but her run of good form came to an end when sixth at Worcester (2m) in October; since changed hands for £10,000 and it would come as no surprise if she bounced back after a break for her new yard.

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

7th

9

27th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 5

14:20 Catterick

Belle Na Bann

10st 8lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Two heavy-ground wins this winter, the latter here (1m7f) on New Year's Day; will be fine over today's longer trip but didn't see her race out here 25 days ago and probably needs to bounce back with a career-best run.

10/1

4th

3

2nd Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 5

16:10 Catterick

Belle Na Bann

11st 4lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Registered heavy-ground wins under Emma Smith-Chaston the last twice, latest over C&D; well held in third place the only other time she attempted a hat-trick but still has to be feared in current form.

11/4

Form: -33764 C

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Comes here on a long losing run and he raced too freely when below-par fourth of ten in 2m4f Newcastle handicap 24 days ago; this course winner can't be ruled out though off a falling mark.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7

7th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

17:35 Ffos Las

Coup De Gold

10st 12lb

J: Miss Eleanor Williams

T: Evan Williams

2-25 over hurdles when trained by David Thompson, the latter win gained at Sedgefield (2m1f, soft) in January; changed hands after respectable run in plating company in March; usual cheekpieces discarded on stable debut; interesting to see what Evan Williams can do with him.

9/1

4th

5

6th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Coup De Gold

11st 10lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: David Thompson

Successful in ordinary handicap at Sedgefield (2m1f, soft) in January, ending a long losing spell; creditable fourth there (2m4f) since; has a lot to find on ratings but earns points for arriving in good form.

14/1

4th

7

7th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 5

16:10 Sedgefield

Coup De Gold

11st 0lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: David Thompson

Has poor strike-rate but he's been knocking at the door this season and won over 2m1f here (soft) 12 days ago; there can be optimism he'll cope with a 4lb rise and he was a good second over C&D on Boxing Day; respected.

4/1

Form: 67/P-U

Last run: 59 days

W: 10st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Scored four times on the Flat this summer; unseated rider three out (still close up) back hurdling at Sedgefield 59 days ago; not ruled out.

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

7th

3

(1)

13th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

13:47 Catterick

Temper Trap

9st 10lb

J: Ethan Tindall

T: Tim Easterby

started quickly, briefly led, soon in touch with leaders, short of room against rail over 4f out

20/1

12th

11

(1)

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 5

16:20 Thirsk

Temper Trap

9st 4lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

midfield

20/1

6th

6

(5)

25th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 100y

Class 4

16:30 Beverley

Temper Trap

8st 9lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

towards rear

16/1

Form: 322-24

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Consistent maiden hurdler who had a wind op before posting a creditable fourth of nine in 2m3f novice here 44 days ago; tongue tied for his handicap debut and he is one for the shortlist.

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

3rd

7

24th Apr 2024

Good

2m 7f 171y

Class 4

15:05 Ludlow

Cartonne

11st 7lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

Ended 2023 in excellent form, winning from the front at Doncaster (2m3f, good) and here (2m4f, soft); reeled in fairly comfortably at Ascot (2m5f, good) last month, though, and needs today's longer trip to enable further improvement.

16/1

6th

6

24th Mar 2024

Good

2m 5f 8y

Class 4

14:10 Ascot

Cartonne

11st 7lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

Ended 2023 in excellent form, winning from the front at Doncaster (2m3f, good) and Ludlow (2m4f, soft); didn't fire when upped to 2m7f at Musselburgh last month but further progress remains possible if he's back on song .

16/1

Form: 255-U4

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Arrives on the back of a creditable fourth of ten in 2m Newcastle handicap 24 days ago; she's still to register a victory after 19 outings, however, and is 3lb out of the handicap too.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4

20th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

14:00 Market Rasen

Zaras Universe

10st 10lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Andrew Crook

Made it 3-9 over fences when keeping on well to score in reapplied cheekpieces at Southwell (2m, soft; Superstylin third) 16 days ago; up 3lb but that was a personal best last time and her first chase win came over C&D; key player.

9/4

1st

4

4th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

14:05 Southwell

Zaras Universe

10st 13lb

J: William Maggs

T: Andrew Crook

Won two in a row last spring (2m1f, soft/heavy) and has worked her way back into form this term, finishing a close third of six at Catterick (2m3f, soft) latest; this drop back in trip may help and cheekpieces return for first time since March 2022 (often ran well in them); one to consider.

9/2

3rd

7

2nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:35 Catterick

Zaras Universe

10st 9lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Andrew Crook

Only a modest fourth (behind Onenightintown) over C&D five weeks ago but that was something of a step back in the right direction; on last winning mark and has Brian Hughes up for first time; shortlisted.

5/1

OUR TIP

Form: 3-3411

Last run: 45 days

W: 12st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Arrives in top form over fences and on a hat-trick after 2m1f handicap successes at Kelso and Market Rasen; he merits serious consideration back in this sphere off an unchanged mark.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 133y

Class 4

14:30 Hexham

Heritier

12st 1lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Lizzie Quinlan

3-16 over fences; consistent since joining current stable and ran well in a better race at Carlisle (2m, heavy; clear second) most recently; warrants respect back down in grade.

4/1

2nd

4

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 207y

Class 2

14:47 Carlisle

Heritier

10st 6lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Lizzie Quinlan

mounted in chute and taken down early, wore earplugs, midfield

13/2

2nd

2

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 75y

Class 4

14:02 Newcastle

Heritier

11st 12lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Lizzie Quinlan

Runner-up at Sedgefield on two of his last three chase starts, on the latest occasion behind a winner who was on the first leg of a hat-trick; solid third over hurdles since; every chance he'll be in the mix.

5/1

Form: 253578

Last run: 65 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced 7yo who arrives on the back of a below-par eighth at Uttoxeter (2m4f) in October; more is required in first-time cheekpieces.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

16

10th Jan 2023

Good

3m 0f 84y

Class 5

12:15 Doncaster

Nechako

11st 2lb

J: Miss Claire Cobbold

T: Andrew Hamilton

Eight-race maiden; not in the best of form recently and needs to raise his game on debut for this yard.

50/1

10th

10

1st Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 5

15:35 Catterick

Nechako

10st 11lb

J: William Shanahan

T: James Moffatt

midfield on outer

20/1

8th

11

28th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:15 Uttoxeter

Nechako

11st 0lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

held up in rear

16/1

Form: 12U384

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark at Hexham in June but his more recent form is not so encouraging, tried in a visor when below-par fourth at Southwell (3m) 40 days ago; others are more persuasive.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

0

2

17th Oct 2023

Good

2m 3f 189y

Class 4

16:25 Huntingdon

Belvedere Blast

11st 11lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

didn't jump well, held up in rear, mistake and pushed along 9th, not fluent 10th, mistake and eased 12th, slow jump and pulled up after 3 out

11/2

Form: 6906-0 D

Last run: 229 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Winless since 2020 and she has been off for seven months since coming in last of 11 in 2m Hexham handicap; she needs to hit the ground running.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9

1st Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 5

15:35 Catterick

Ilaya

10st 13lb

J: Joshua Thompson

T: Micky Hammond

raced in last

14/1

11th

4

17th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

20:38 Hexham

Ilaya

11st 8lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Micky Hammond

Form: 7377-8 CD

Last run: 236 days

W: 10st 2lb

14 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Three-time C&D scorer when under the care of Barbara Butterworth but he's been off for seven months since a below-par eighth in 2m1f Sedgefield handicap; this veteran faces no easy task from 5lb out of the handicap.

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

1st

9

25th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

13:45 Hexham

Snowed In

10st 10lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Lizzie Quinlan

led

20/1

9th

11

10th May 2023

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

16:00 Kelso

Snowed In

10st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Lizzie Quinlan

led

16/1

3rd

10

28th Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 66y

Class 5

14:45 Catterick

Snowed In

10st 2lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: Lizzie Quinlan

prominent

33/1

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Non-runners

Magna Moralia

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £2418.00
Straight Forecast £1374.60
Tricast £6294.00
Trifecta £18726.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Cartonne

Daily Mail:

Bashful

SPOTLIGHT:

Heritier

D Express:

Miltiades

TOPSPEED:

Coup De Gold

Telegraph:

Heritier

POSTDATA:

Cartonne

The Times:

Cartonne

The Sun:

Cartonne

Daily Mirror:

Bashful

The Star:

Bashful

Daily Record:

Bashful