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Betting Better With Sky Bet Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4901.4
  • 2m 0f 128y
  • Class 4
  • 17 runners
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Betting Better With Sky Bet Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £13.00
  • Place: £2.60

Form: 1P8-C4 D

Last run: 51 days

W: 10st 8lb

6 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Promising start when beating a big field for Ffos Las bumper (soft) in late 2021 but things have not gone her way since and she faded on her first completion over hurdles at Uttoxeter in November (2m, soft); likely to fare better at some stage.

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3rd

2

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 2f 140y

Class 4

15:32 Market Rasen

Hidden Beauty

11st 12lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

Soft-ground bumper winner who easily won a 16-runner novice hurdle at Doncaster (2m, good to soft) in January; soundly beaten on last month's handicap and seasonal debut at Huntingdon (2m, good) but could improve for the run and this unexposed mare may well have potential off her current mark.

5/1

8th

6

25th Nov 2023

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

14:13 Huntingdon

Hidden Beauty

11st 10lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

Improved to win 16-runner Doncaster novice (2m, good to soft) in January and was not discredited when beaten odds-on favourite the following month; makes handicap debut after 291-day absence but probably still has potential; enters calculations.

11/2

20/1

  • Place: £6.00

Form: 2-9

Last run: 70 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

No serious threat to the winner on bumper debut at Uttoxeter last March (third won both hurdles in the autumn) and she pulled hard before weakening in first-time hood (retained today) on her hurdle debut at Warwick in November (2m, good to soft); from a leading yard but needs a big step up.

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4th

2

15th Jan 2024

Good

2m 0f 8y

Class 5

15:07 Hereford

Passing Reflection

12st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Maiden hurdler, though only had four runs; beaten 15l and 10l in two handicap chases (2m4f/2m3f) and shapes as though this drop back in trip could work in her favour; respected.

5/1

5th

4

17th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 31y

Class 4

14:10 Doncaster

Passing Reflection

11st 11lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

0-4 over hurdles, with a tendency to race too freely, but ran big race in defeat in Warwick handicap (2m5f, good) in May; kept on steadily from the rear for respectable fourth on recent chasing debut at Ludlow (2m4f, good to soft), after a break, and ought to build on that performance here.

3/1

4th

7

26th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 11y

Class 4

16:40 Ludlow

Passing Reflection

11st 3lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

0-4 over hurdles, with a tendency to race too freely, but ran big race in defeat in Warwick handicap (2m5f, good) in May and is open to significant further improvement if all goes to plan on today's chasing debut.

11/2

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11/4

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 42-12 D BF

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 124

Form & Verdict

Multiple Flat winner in Europe who found plenty when winning at Bangor in November and ran up against a smart-looking rival on handicap debut at Wetherby since (both 2m, soft); has potential improvers against him but is strong on bare form.

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6th

17

11th Mar 2023

Soft

1m 7f 216y

Class 1

14:25 Sandown

Kellahen

10st 7lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

Multiple Flat winner in France/Germany; in the frame all five starts over hurdles, although a well-held third of 16 when favourite at Doncaster (2m, good to soft) two months ago seemed a backward step and this is tougher.

25/1

3rd

2

10th Jan 2023

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

13:15 Doncaster

Kellahen

11st 8lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Tom Symonds

Multiple Flat winner in Europe who found plenty when winning at Bangor in November and ran up against a smart-looking rival on handicap debut at Wetherby since (both 2m, soft); has potential improvers against him but is strong on bare form.

11/4

2nd

6

3rd Dec 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 3

13:58 Wetherby

Kellahen

11st 1lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Tom Symonds

in touch with leaders

9/4

Form: 7 BF

Last run: 73 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

In the process of showing classy Irish point form when falling at the last ten months ago; found nothing when favourite for hurdle debut at Wetherby in October but has had wind surgery since and is now tongue tied; should still have a lot of potential.

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4th

3

2nd Dec 2023

Good

2m 3f 31y

Class 4

14:06 Doncaster

Joe Dadancer

11st 11lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

led, headed before omitted 2 out, soon weakened

6/1

8th

9

29th Apr 2023

Good

1m 7f 216y

Class 2

13:05 Sandown

Joe Dadancer

11st 3lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Came good over hurdles at fourth attempt, with easy novice win at Southwell (2m, good to soft) six weeks ago; the value of that form is open to question (main market rival wayward in straight) but he remains unexposed.

12/1

1st

4

20th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

16:35 Southwell

Joe Dadancer

11st 5lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

prominent, made challenge going easily 3 out

13/8

14/1

Form: 194

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Front-running winner of Fontwell bumper in October and again took them along before swallowed up late on hurdle debut at Newbury in November; this looks another tall order.

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2nd

17

11th May 2024

Good

1m 7f 144y

Class 1

15:15 Haydock

Tapley

10st 12lb

J: Elizabeth Gale

T: Suzy Smith

Won twice under Elizabeth Gale last season (2m, good) and solid fourth of 18 at Cheltenham last time (2m1f, good; behind two of these); can give another good account but needs a career best to win this hot race.

20/1

4th

15

17th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 3

17:00 Cheltenham

Tapley

10st 13lb

J: Elizabeth Gale

T: Suzy Smith

in touch with leaders

14/1

3rd

13

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 2

16:15 Plumpton

Tapley

10st 10lb

J: Elizabeth Gale

T: Suzy Smith

Prominent racer with a course win to his name and he was good value for his narrow winning margin under Elizabeth Gale last time at Fakenham (2m, good; 5lb lower); prior to that he was only placed in a couple of handicaps won by today's rivals and he might be vulnerable in this strong a handicap.

10/1

Form: 244-

Last run: 290 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Has shown ability in good- and soft-ground bumpers; bred to come into his own now jumping but longer trips are likely to suit best and he lacks a recent run; has had wind surgery.

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1st

3

10th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

16:25 Market Rasen

Summergrounds

11st 6lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Nicky Richards

Nine-race maiden; peak RPRs have come on good ground and he appeared to run below market expectations on good to soft when returning from another wind op last time at Kelso; probably on a fair mark if he can put it all together.

6/1

5th

3

8th Oct 2023

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

17:30 Kelso

Summergrounds

11st 7lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Nicky Richards

raced in third

3/1

Form: 41 D

Last run: 186 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Minor Irish point form but improved from hurdle debut fourth when skipping away in a useful maiden at Cork in July (2m1f, good); the third won three times hurdles/Flat since; has left Josh Halley; looks a promising type.

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1st

6

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 16y

Class 3

15:15 Market Rasen

Lihyan

11st 3lb

J: William Maggs

T: Rebecca Menzies

Wins have been at 2m1f (good) and 2m4f (good to soft); unraced beyond the latter distance but he's running well and a strong traveller; hard to rule out.

9/1

4th

4

19th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 100y

Class 4

17:00 Ayr

Lihyan

11st 11lb

J: Ben Smith

T: Rebecca Menzies

held up in rear

100/30

Form: 56-4U

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Lowly rated Flat maiden who nevertheless showed some promise when fourth on hurdle debut at Newcastle in December (2m, good to soft); unseated early since; of more interest when handicapping.

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5th

6

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 5

12:50 Kelso

Turbulent Power

10st 13lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Philip Kirby

27-race maiden (0-7 over hurdles); didn't run badly on last month's stable debut at Catterick, when back from some time off, and she's edging down the weights; non-runner on account of soft ground at Sedgefield on Friday.

6/1

Form: 5

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

16-1, beaten over 40l on hurdle debut at Catterick in November; one for another day.

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7th

9

5th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:28 Worcester

Hashehadhisoatsyet

10st 12lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Well beaten in three novices and on handicap debut but much better when third at Bangor in May (first time in cheekpieces and on good ground, attracted support); more appeal than most on that basis.

6/1

8

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

20:10 Uttoxeter

Hashehadhisoatsyet

10st 11lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

First run on good ground and in cheekpieces when showing more at Bangor (2m3f, good), finishing a near 5l third in a field of six; didn't go unbacked, either; chance.

5/1

3rd

8

20th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 5

16:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Hashehadhisoatsyet

10st 5lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

prominent

14/1

Form: 838-0

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Minor form in two bumpers and a Wetherby novice hurdle (66-1); masses more needed.

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9th

7

14th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

16:35 Ludlow

Rocket Robbo

10st 13lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Jennie Candlish

Unplaced all eight hurdling starts; quite well handicapped if judged on his sixth of 13 at Doncaster (2m3f, good) in February but ran poorly when tried over 3m last month; considered only if lively in the betting.

20/1

8

8th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 58y

Class 5

16:25 Haydock

Rocket Robbo

10st 11lb

J: William Shanahan

T: Jennie Candlish

Eight-race maiden; has bits of form, not the most solid though and he was well held when falling at the final flight last time; had first-time cheekpieces that day and now also has his tongue tied; moves up from 2m4f.

25/1

6

6th Mar 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

16:10 Southwell

Rocket Robbo

11st 4lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Jennie Candlish

Seven-race maiden; shaped with promise on handicap debut at Doncaster (2m3f, good; sixth to Doors Breaker) most recently, keeping on from a difficult position; possibilities if he takes well to first-time headgear.

14/1

Form: 9U9-

Last run: 300 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Has not yet found her level in bumpers, over hurdles or on the Flat (including on handicap debut in July); is one to watch back from break.

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12

8th Feb 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:10 Southwell

Au Jus

11st 0lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Michael & David Easterby

Has shown little in bumpers, over hurdles and on the Flat and she's very hard to fancy.

100/1

11th

11

10th Jan 2023

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

13:15 Doncaster

Au Jus

10st 8lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Michael & David Easterby

Has not yet found her level in bumpers, over hurdles or on the Flat (including on handicap debut in July); is one to watch back from break.

100/1

2

28th Dec 2022

1m 7f 156y

Class 4

15:25 Catterick

Au Jus

11st 0lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Michael & David Easterby

Lightly raced 6yo who has looked poor at best in varied company; hard to fancy after nearly six months off.

50/1

Form: 06

Last run: 48 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Big prices and never a threat in two bumpers in the autumn; hurdle debut; likely to need time.

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8

9th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

14:44 Market Rasen

Miss Solitaire

10st 12lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

held up in rear, hampered by faller and unseated 2nd

16/1

5

20th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

16:05 Southwell

Miss Solitaire

11st 4lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

held up in rear, pushed along briefly with one circuit to go, pushed along 8th

10/1

100/1

Form: 09

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

With a top yard but she's finished down the field in a Chepstow bumper and a Hereford novice hurdle (150-1).

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9th

11

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:27 Uttoxeter

Milagrosa

11st 1lb

J: David England

T: Dan Skelton

in touch with leaders

50/1

13th

14

10th Jan 2023

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

13:15 Doncaster

Milagrosa

10st 8lb

J: David England

T: Dan Skelton

With a top yard but she's finished down the field in a Chepstow bumper and a Hereford novice hurdle (150-1).

100/1

9th

16

21st Dec 2022

Soft

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

12:15 Hereford

Milagrosa

10st 7lb

J: David England

T: Dan Skelton

Half-sister to seven Flat winners, mostly in France and Germany; always towards rear when 12-1 for Chepstow bumper in October and Harry Skelton rides the stable's other one here.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Dual 2yo winner at about 1m who had 1m6f form as a 3yo; sold from the Johnston yard for 15,000gns in October; up against it on hurdle debut and Brian Hughes is on stablemate Spirit Of Regulus.

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6th

7

25th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:30 Warwick

Choirmaster

10st 10lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Consistent over hurdles this season and was one of two to pull nicely clear of the others when scoring at Bangor (2m, good) last month; close third off new mark there three weeks ago (first-time cheekpieces); respected.

7/1

3rd

3

5th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

16:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Choirmaster

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

took keen hold, prominent, challenging when left in lead 2 out, no extra and headed final 110yds, lost second towards finish

15/8

Form: 213-15 D

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Did not have to live up to his good bumper form when a cosy winner on hurdle debut at Uttoxeter in October (2m, good) and was far from discredited when beaten nearly 10l in a warm Haydock Listed race since (1m7f, soft); should play a big part in this less demanding race.

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1

10th Jan 2023

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

13:15 Doncaster

Ballyglass

11st 8lb

J: James Bowen

T: Toby Lawes

Did not have to live up to his good bumper form when a cosy winner on hurdle debut at Uttoxeter in October (2m, good) and was far from discredited when beaten nearly 10l in a warm Haydock Listed race since (1m7f, soft); should play a big part in this less demanding race.

11/4

5th

1

19th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 144y

Class 1

12:10 Haydock

Ballyglass

11st 2lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Toby Lawes

Third in Listed bumper at Newbury (2m, good to soft) in February and readily won at 10-11 on last month's hurdle debut at Uttoxeter (2m, good); others have a lot more substance to their hurdle form but he has considerable potential and is not ruled out; showed promise on testing ground in a bumper.

10/1

1st

2

14th Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:15 Uttoxeter

Ballyglass

11st 0lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Toby Lawes

prominent, not clear run after 3 out, soon switched right, led 2 out, went clear approaching last, comfortably

11/8

Form: 5

Last run: 182 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Flat winner over 1m2f here in August 2021 but he finished remote on hurdle debut at Southwell last July (66-1); handicaps more likely later.

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9th

7

(4)

5th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Buford

9st 0lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Lisa Williamson

1-31 and poor in all three starts since returning from five months off in January; easily passed over.

50/1

6th

7

(3)

22nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:05 Chelmsford (AW)

Buford

9st 0lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Lisa Williamson

Beaten a neck at Wolverhampton (1m6f, Tapeta) last August, but just 1-30 and both efforts since returning for this yard last month have been poor; look elsewhere.

66/1

8th

10

18th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 5f 66y

Class 6

13:20 Chelmsford (AW)

Buford

9st 0lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Lisa Williamson

1-29, the sole win in 2021; had quite a few minor honours last year, including a close second over 1m6f at Wolverhampton in August off today's mark, but this month's first run for a new yard was a heavy defeat.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta £2901.00
Straight Forecast £2839.40
Trifecta £6551.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Kellahen

The Times:

Lihyan

WEST COUNTRY:

Joe Dadancer

Daily Mirror:

Spirit Of Regulus

POSTDATA:

Ballyglass

The Guardian:

Lihyan

Daily Record:

Lihyan

D Express:

Joe Dadancer

The Star:

Joe Dadancer

RP Ratings:

Kellahen

TOPSPEED:

Kellahen

Telegraph:

Kellahen

Daily Mail:

Kellahen

The Sun:

Kellahen