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15:50 Wincanton

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Virgin Bet Novices’ Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £4752.9
  • 3m 1f 30y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Virgin Bet Novices’ Handicap Chase

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.50
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 5/30-8

Last run: 256 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

In good form in Irish points before tailed off on the banks course at Punchestown last April; has not had many chances under rules and could pay his way for a trainer who has made a bright start to his career.

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8

1st Apr 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:30 Uttoxeter

Beyond Redemption

11st 7lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

Won well at Wincanton (3m1f, good to soft) on debut for Harry Derham; disappointing last time but may still have more to offer for this yard; not dismissed.

10/1

5th

1

5th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 4

15:55 Ffos Las

Beyond Redemption

12st 0lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

Four-time Irish point winner who opened account under rules with 7l success on stable debut at Wincanton (3m1f, good to soft) in January; looked firmly in control of that race from quite a long way out and commands respect here.

5/2

4

18th Feb 2023

Good

3m 1f 30y

Class 4

16:50 Wincanton

Beyond Redemption

11st 13lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

Four-time point winner with low mileage under rules and he ran out a comfortable winner over C&D last month (good to soft) on his stable debut; pushed up 11lb for that but may be capable of dealing with the rise.

11/8

3/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 3-2315 BF

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Not sure what happened last time as he ran no race, but he looked good when making all the time before at Ludlow (3m, good to soft; 10lb lower); he's a player if back on song.

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6th

3

7th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 30y

Class 5

16:40 Wincanton

Paseo

11st 1lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Venetia Williams

2m3f hurdle and 3m chase winner on slow ground; hasn't given us much to recommend him on since last winning at Ludlow 16 months ago.

10/1

0

8

4th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 44y

Class 4

14:58 Hereford

Paseo

10st 7lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Used to act on soft; 1-11 over hurdles and 1-16 over fences; second off 10lb higher at Wincanton (3m1f) one year ago but disappointing since.

10/1

6th

7

30th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 2f 57y

Class 5

15:20 Taunton

Paseo

11st 3lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Venetia Williams

Strike-rate of 1-15 over fences and hasn't been in much form for a while, with his reappearance particularly disappointing; potentially well handicapped but with a point to prove right now.

5/1

25/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form: P87-8

Last run: 48 days

W: 10st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in Irish point but achieved little over hurdles, including on handicap debut latest (2m5f); the longer trip could help but wouldn't bank on it.

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7th

13

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 109y

Class 5

19:00 Exeter

Etincelle Artiste

10st 2lb

J: Bryony Frost

T: Fiona Shaw

Second in an Irish point; moderate form over fences and pulled up at Taunton (2m2f, good) latest; not easy to fancy from 3lb out of weights.

28/1

14

6th Feb 2024

Good

2m 2f 40y

Class 5

15:20 Taunton

Etincelle Artiste

10st 2lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Fiona Shaw

0-8 under rules but the form of his third in first-time cheekpieces at Worcester (2m, good) last May worked out well, and his run in December was satisfactory; 5lb wrong here but not ruled out each-way.

25/1

Form: 4-P084

Last run: 60 days

W: 10st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Showed nothing in three handicaps over hurdles and it was a similar story on chase debut; new headgear tried.

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9

8th Feb 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

13:35 Southwell

El Diablo

10st 9lb

J: James Best

T: Harriet Dickin

disputed lead, pushed along and lost position after 7th

25/1

9

1st Feb 2023

Good

2m 6f 151y

Class 5

14:00 Leicester

El Diablo

10st 2lb

J: Miss Alice Stevens

T: Harriet Dickin

Won his sole point but he's generally struggled in eight runs under rules and has been tailed off switched to fences (2m4f/3m1f) in last two starts; mark continues to fall but he makes no appeal.

16/1

Form: 69-37P D

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Well beaten on his final three runs for Paul Nolan and has shown no improvement in three handicap chases for this yard (2m-2m2f, good); however, this sort of trip on softer ground suited him in Ireland and he's dropped down the weights; needs a second look.

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5

1st Mar 2023

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:10 Wincanton

Call Me Freddie

11st 1lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Richenda Ford

Won over hurdles in Ireland in 2021 but has struggled in British chases since the autumn (six runs) and is very difficult to enthuse over at present.

50/1

7th

10

20th Feb 2023

Good

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

16:45 Lingfield

Call Me Freddie

10st 7lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Richenda Ford

Won over hurdles (3m, good) in Ireland in May 2021 but he's struggled over fences for new yard this season and he unseated early 14 days ago; now 1-23 and it's not hard to look elsewhere.

25/1

6

6th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

13:55 Fontwell

Call Me Freddie

10st 7lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Richenda Ford

Won over hurdles in Ireland in spring 2021 but has struggled to get seriously competitive over fences for new stable this season (four runs), and the refitted cheekpieces didn't appear to help much last time.

33/1

Form: 553-53

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Point winner who looks likely to be a better chaser than hurdler after finishing 4l third in a 3m handicap at Doncaster on his second run over fences; the cheekpieces tried for the first time there are retained and he should be okay on this softer surface.

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13

14th Apr 2024

Good

3m 1f 152y

Class 4

15:50 Plumpton

My Bad Lucy

10st 6lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

Won two of his last three races last season but he wasn't on the money at Hereford in November after a break and now returns from another; hard to weigh up right now but still has low mileage and he's not the worst handicapped of these.

20/1

6th

8

29th Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 44y

Class 4

15:10 Hereford

My Bad Lucy

10st 12lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

Interesting seasonal debutant having won two of his last three races, latest off just 2lb lower at Warwick (3m, good) in April; game sort who still has low mileage over fences and may improve further.

8/1

Form: 85-2P1 CD

Last run: 12 days

W: 12st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Having his fourth run over fences and tenth overall when beating an improving stayer over C&D (good to soft) 12 days ago; jumped well that day under Freddie Gingell and a 5lb rise is fair.

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1st

5

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 6f 153y

Class 3

15:35 Exeter

No Hubs No Hoobs

10st 10lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

led, pressed leader when headed after 2nd, led narrowly 10th, shaken up and kept on well run-in, won going away

11/4

OUR TIP

Form: 53/3-5

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Placed in bumpers and over hurdles; seemed to need his Exeter reappearance run (back from 19-month absence) and that race was won by a massive improver; check the market signals on chase debut.

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6th

3

9th Feb 2023

Good

2m 7f 214y

Class 5

14:15 Doncaster

Famous Last Word

11st 10lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Ian Williams

Well treated on hurdle form from May 2021 but he was then absent until December 2022, when tailed off, and he's since been pulled up on his chase debut at Wincanton; plenty to prove.

12/1

3

7th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 30y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

Famous Last Word

11st 13lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Ian Williams

Placed in bumpers and over hurdles; seemed to need his Exeter reappearance run (back from 19-month absence) and that race was won by a massive improver; check the market signals on chase debut.

8/1

7

31st Dec 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:28 Uttoxeter

Famous Last Word

11st 8lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Ian Williams

Placed in bumpers and over hurdles; seemed to need his Exeter reappearance run (back from 19-month absence); check the market signals on chase debut with that outing under his belt.

20/1

Form: U4F-PP

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced for an 11yo but comes here in a sorry run of form and not easily recommended in first-time blinkers.

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4

28th Feb 2023

Good To Firm

2m 4f 25y

Class 4

15:00 Leicester

Captain Cuckoo

10st 2lb

J: David Noonan

T: Mark Gillard

4th

3

12th Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 48y

Class 3

14:00 Exeter

Captain Cuckoo

11st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Mark Gillard

prominent, pushed along from 8th, ridden after 11th, soon no chance, tailed off

50/1

5th

8

29th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 135y

Class 5

16:00 Fontwell

Captain Cuckoo

10st 9lb

J: David Noonan

T: Mark Gillard

0-9 in points and 0-14 under rules; badly out of sorts this season (pulled up on all three appearances) and beginning to look a lost cause.

50/1

Form: 9PP-PP

Last run: 66 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Pulled up on his only run over fences two starts ago; suffered the same fate on his return to hurdling, which took his record in that discipline to 1-18; best watched at the minute.

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8

24th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:50 Hereford

Kenyan Cowboy

10st 7lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Neil King

Won over hurdles in 2021 but has badly lost his way since last winter; pulled up over hurdles in refitted cheekpieces at Chepstow yesterday.

33/1

13

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:45 Chepstow

Kenyan Cowboy

10st 2lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Neil King

led

33/1

Form: 99-0P

Last run: 45 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Limited maiden who went off at 40-1 for handicap debut over hurdles and ran accordingly; perhaps chasing will see him in a better light, though his point form was modest.

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7th

8

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:00 Worcester

Dogem By Design

10st 7lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Ryan Potter

Maiden who is 0-6 since switched to chasing, best effort when second in small field at Catterick three outings back; each-way hopes on that form but he's not solid.

10/1

3rd

7

20th May 2023

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:35 Uttoxeter

Dogem By Design

10st 7lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Ryan Potter

held up in rear but in touch with leaders, ridden omitted 4 out, left in fourth omitted 2 out, weakened omitted last, finished 4th, placed 3rd

5/1

5th

4

12th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

15:50 Market Rasen

Dogem By Design

10st 12lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Ryan Potter

Pulled up in first two chases but has fared better on last couple of outings, more recently when staying-on second of five at Catterick (1m7f, good) 12 days ago; a contender here if coping with the slower ground.

9/4

Form: 72-553

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Longstanding maiden whose third here (3m2f) last time was remote.

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6th

6

17th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Dorado Dollar

10st 7lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Running well and was out of the weights when beaten under 5l at Warwick (3m1f, good) most recently; 3lb lower this time and can have a say.

7/1

4th

7

24th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 100y

Class 5

15:20 Warwick

Dorado Dollar

10st 2lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Lost out only by a neck in 15-runner handicap chase here (3m, good) last month and was clear second to progressive rival at Huntingdon (2m7f, good) a fortnight ago; evidently in good heart but competes from 5lb out of the weights today and his career strike-rate now stands at 0-31.

5/1

2nd

9

11th May 2023

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Dorado Dollar

10st 3lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Chance wasn't obviously nearing before almost making it 30th time lucky at Warwick a fortnight ago (3m, good) from 5lb out of the weights; no good thing to back that up, but does run off his true mark this time.

6/1

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Payout
Exacta £403.00
Straight Forecast £355.80
Tricast £6007.10
Trifecta £6289.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

No Hubs No Hoobs

Daily Mail:

Beyond Redemption

RP Ratings:

Paseo

The Sun:

My Bad Lucy

SPOTLIGHT:

Call Me Freddie

WEST COUNTRY:

No Hubs No Hoobs

The Times:

No Hubs No Hoobs

The Guardian:

No Hubs No Hoobs

Daily Mirror:

No Hubs No Hoobs

The Star:

No Hubs No Hoobs

Daily Record:

No Hubs No Hoobs

D Express:

Beyond Redemption

Telegraph:

Paseo