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  • Prize money: £4901.4
  • 2m 5f 163y
  • Class 4
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

2/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.20
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 123-64 BF

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Good bumper form last season but she has disappointed in both hurdling attempts this term; something of a risky proposition at present but she'll be hard to beat if cheekpieces perk her up.

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5th

1

3rd Mar 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

15:45 Doncaster

Fairy Gem

11st 7lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Harry Fry

Good-ground Listed bumper runner-up who got off the mark over hurdles at the third attempt at Hereford (2m5f, soft) in January; however, she hasn't really convinced in this sphere and was well beaten at Wincanton last time.

9/1

7th

2

2nd Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 82y

Class 4

15:35 Wincanton

Fairy Gem

11st 9lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Harry Fry

Won a bumper on debut; much more like it as a hurdler when justifying 6-5 favouritism in 11-runner maiden at Hereford (2m5f, soft) four weeks ago in first-time cheekpieces; now needs overall improvement.

6/1

1st

3

4th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 4

15:00 Hereford

Fairy Gem

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Harry Fry

Good bumper form last season but she has disappointed in both hurdling attempts this term; something of a risky proposition at present but she'll be hard to beat if cheekpieces perk her up.

2/1

50/1

  • Place: £10.30

Form:

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Placed in two Irish points in November 2020 (form has some merit); absent for two years and tailed off in British/hurdling debut at Chepstow; tongue-strap now fitted.

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6th

4

16th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 83y

Class 5

15:05 Ffos Las

Inchagoill Lady

11st 5lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Kevin Pickard

Lightly raced hurdler and, following a wind operation, she was a 13l third over 3m at Exeter on chase debut; ended up tailed off back over the same C&D last week but was running well until a late mistake and then eased; not ruled out with assured stamina an asset here.

8/1

3rd

5

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

16:45 Exeter

Inchagoill Lady

11st 0lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Kevin Pickard

Pulled up over hurdles when 100-1 for stable debut in November but, following a wind op, fared considerably better when third over C&D (soft) on last month's chasing debut; 2lb lower today and a major player if the first-time cheekpieces have any positive effect.

9/2

3rd

4

8th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

15:40 Exeter

Inchagoill Lady

11st 7lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Kevin Pickard

Achieved nothing in 2m5f handicap hurdle here on sole run this term (had wind surgery since) and remains far from solid on rules form; may improve for this switch to chasing, having shown promise in points.

20/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 42-54

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Ran well in two bumpers and fair debut over hurdles when fifth at Ffos Las (just in front of Fairy Gem); shade disappointing when upped to 2m4f at Leicester latest, when weakening late on; may be worth another chance.

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5th

7

8th Feb 2024

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 4

13:05 Huntingdon

Kraqueline

11st 1lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Kerry Lee

Off the mark at Wincanton (2m4f, soft) on debut over fences; disappointing favourite in both outings since; may bounce back at some stage but isn't the percentage call against some in-form opponents.

10/1

0

4

12th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:15 Wincanton

Kraqueline

12st 0lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Kerry Lee

Won with something in reserve on C&D chase debut in October but had more to prove and was beaten before the home straight in a better Warwick race since; however, she has more going for her in this lower grade.

5/1

6th

8

22nd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:40 Warwick

Kraqueline

11st 0lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Kerry Lee

Bumper runner-up who improved upon her hurdling form when winning in good style against males on her chase debut at Wincanton (2m4f, soft) last month; unexposed in this sphere and could play a leading role up 8lb.

7/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Best of three Irish point runs when second two months ago; that might not be very strong form (winner had been unplaced in three previous attempts) but she is hard to rule out on hurdle debut.

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5th

9

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 112y

13:40 Thurles

Presenting Doyen

11st 7lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Cian Collins

Dual hurdle winner earlier in year and plenty to like about her chase debut when beaten 6l at Ballinrobe last month; winner of that race has won over timber since and this mare ought to improve for the experience.

2/1

2nd

5

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:25 Ballinrobe

Presenting Doyen

11st 7lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Cian Michael Collins

Won a Kilbeggan handicap hurdle plus a Killarney conditions hurdle this year, both at approx' 2m4f; gave away 9lb when second to Hazelhatch Lady at Sligo but was beaten when made mistakes at Killarney last time on soft; won't want too much rain but is rated 120, so a big player on chasing debut; placed in a point' from three starts.

9/4

0

5

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 6f 180y

17:20 Killarney

Presenting Doyen

11st 0lb

J: Paul Townend

T: Cian Michael Collins

Had perfect set-up from better-fancied stablemate Effernock Fizz when winning over 2m4f here last month; runner-up over shorter trip at Sligo since; likely to stay but may not be good enough to cope with some of these.

7/1

Form: P

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Third in a point in March 2021; major market springer at Ludlow 15 days ago on stable/hurdling debut but weakened and pulled up after making the running; hooded that day but not this time; interesting to see if backers return.

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4th

1

15th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:50 Worcester

The Eminent Goose

12st 0lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Placed in a point but he raced too freely under an inexperienced claimer on his chasing debut when sixth of eight in 2m3f Stratford handicap 25 days ago; he showed some fair form without winning over hurdles and can do better with Charlie Deutsch now up.

5/1

6th

2

21st May 2023

Good

2m 3f 98y

Class 5

14:35 Stratford

The Eminent Goose

11st 12lb

J: Dylan Whelan

T: Ben Pauling

Unexposed 7yo who was third on her point debut in 2021 (form worked out quite well) and also displayed clear promise when making the frame in two novice hurdles in March (2m3f/2m4f); switched to fences for today's handicap debut; likely contender.

3/1

2nd

8

22nd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Ffos Las

The Eminent Goose

11st 2lb

J: Dylan Whelan

T: Ben Pauling

fractious at the post, raced in last, headway before 7th, went second before 3 out, shaken up before 2 out, ridden and weakened approaching last, no match for winner

4/1

Form: 5-435

Last run: 69 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Ability in bumpers and fair third on hurdling debut in September; didn't build on it the following month but not dismissed in a modest race.

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0

4

18th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

15:22 Uttoxeter

Gamesters Girl

10st 11lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

took keen hold, prominent, weakened quickly before 2 out, pulled up before last

8/1

0

8

7th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

16:55 Southwell

Gamesters Girl

10st 6lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Seven-race maiden but she's reached the frame a few times including when a 7l third off 5lb higher at Bangor (2m3f, good) last month; shaped like a stayer in that race and she's not ruled out at this new trip; tongue-tie added.

7/1

3rd

3

4th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

14:45 Bangor-on-Dee

Gamesters Girl

11st 2lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Best performance came when third over C&D last September but has run progressively worse since; tailed off on handicap debut on latest start five months ago and not sure what to expect.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 4/4-6P

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Placed in Irish points but tailed off last month in two British hurdling starts.

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11th

13

25th Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:35 Warwick

Drumlees Pet

10st 3lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Grace Harris

Struggled on recent chase/handicap debut at Ffos Las (3m, soft); that run came after a 468-day absence and she remains unexposed under rules but a huge step forward is needed today; cheekpieces added.

33/1

5

16th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

15:40 Ffos Las

Drumlees Pet

10st 5lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Grace Harris

Three runs over hurdles this winter have offered little but this very lightly raced mare has been placed in points so is no forlorn hope now going over fences.

9/1

7th

2

4th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 4

15:00 Hereford

Drumlees Pet

11st 4lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Grace Harris

Placed in Irish points but tailed off last month in two British hurdling starts.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Half-sister to six winners, including smart hurdler Attaglance; of interest on pedigree but makes her debut as a 7yo; market a help.

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4th

8

2nd Mar 2023

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

14:15 Taunton

Lillywave

10st 9lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Philip Hobbs

It's very early days and her useful pedigree hints that this ground may suit better than the soft surface she encountered at Huntingdon (2m5f, soft; 11-1) in January; however, she has to leave that debut form miles behind.

14/1

8th

7

4th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 4

15:00 Hereford

Lillywave

11st 4lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Philip Hobbs

Half-sister to six winners, including smart hurdler Attaglance; of interest on pedigree but makes her debut as a 7yo; market a help.

9/1

Form: 067

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Well beaten in two bumpers and on last week's hurdle debut (100-1).

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9th

18

5th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:05 Ffos Las

Palmagreen

10st 2lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Evan Williams

Showed no significant promise at triple-digit odds in three qualifying runs (1m7f-2m5f) and is 12lb out of the weights for today's handicap debut; sports first-time cheekpieces; considered only if lively in the betting.

20/1

14

23rd Jan 2023

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:30 Ffos Las

Palmagreen

11st 3lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

No worthwhile form in two bumpers and as many hurdles; one for handicaps further down the line.

100/1

Form: 7

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Prominent for a long way but finished tailed off on her racecourse debut two months ago (100-1); hood now fitted.

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10

5th Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:33 Hereford

Mighty Mississippi

11st 2lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Tailed off in both her hurdles and the hood tried last time is soon dispensed with; no appeal.

100/1

10th

8

4th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 4

15:00 Hereford

Mighty Mississippi

11st 4lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Prominent for a long way but finished tailed off on her racecourse debut two months ago (100-1); hood now fitted.

66/1

7th

8

12th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:02 Uttoxeter

Mighty Mississippi

10st 7lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Robbie Llewellyn

raced in second, not fluent 2nd, lost position but in touch with leaders before 6th

25/1

Form: 8/2-

Last run: 383 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Just three career starts for this 8yo and she sets the hurdling standard on her second at Uttoxeter when last seen just over a year ago; hard to know if she'll repeat that but she has to be on the shortlist.

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2nd

5

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 3

13:15 Uttoxeter

Dont Rightly Know

11st 1lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Polly Gundry

Lightly raced 9yo who returned from a long absence to win at Exeter (2m7f, good to soft) in November; placed on all four starts since, with latest 17l second coming in a Haydock Grade 2 (3m, heavy); effective over shorter; should give another good account.

100/30

2nd

10

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 58y

Class 1

16:25 Haydock

Dont Rightly Know

10st 9lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Polly Gundry

Lightly raced 9yo who was a good second of 16 in mares' handicap at Newbury (3m, soft) last month; others here may have greater potential but, with the handy 7lb allowance she receives from the males, that latest performance reads pretty well; might not be far away.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Showed ability until falling in an Irish point in April 2021; sold for £32,000 soon after; possibly worth market check.

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1st

3

17th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Presenting Belle

11st 9lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Lucy Wadham

Runner-up in Huntingdon maiden hurdle (2m4f, good) in February but poor otherwise over hurdles, including three handicaps; didn't look the easiest of rides when visored last time and goes chasing with a good bit to prove.

10/1

2

8th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:45 Uttoxeter

Presenting Belle

11st 6lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Lucy Wadham

Runner-up in Huntingdon maiden hurdle (2m4f, good) in February but poor otherwise over hurdles, including three handicaps; didn't look the easiest of rides when visored last time and goes chasing with a good bit to prove.

5/1

4th

2

22nd May 2023

Good

2m 2f 140y

Class 4

18:15 Market Rasen

Presenting Belle

11st 4lb

J: Bryony Frost

T: Lucy Wadham

held up in rear, pushed along after 4 out, ridden and no impression after 3 out

7/1

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Payout
Exacta £553.00
Straight Forecast £616.60
Trifecta £2316.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Fairy Gem

Daily Mirror:

Lillywave

Telegraph:

Presenting Doyen

The Guardian:

Gamesters Girl

D Express:

Kraqueline

POSTDATA:

Fairy Gem

WEST COUNTRY:

Fairy Gem

The Times:

Fairy Gem

Daily Mail:

Fairy Gem