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Sky Bet Extra Places Every Day Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4330.42
  • 2m 3f 88y
  • Class 4
  • 16 runners
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Sky Bet Extra Places Every Day Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.50
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 941-35

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Novice hurdle win at 2m but he seemed to stay 2m4f at Hexham last May; close up on recent handicap debut for new yard at Wetherby (2m, good to soft); extra is needed but he should come on for the run.

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11

11th May 2024

Good

1m 7f 144y

Class 1

15:15 Haydock

Clear White Light

11st 2lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

His form can be up and down and he was soundly beaten on the Flat a fortnight ago; however, he won in that code two starts ago and was a convincing winner over hurdles at Doncaster (2m, good) last December; just 3lb higher today and he's 2-2 on good ground; interesting contender.

33/1

20/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 247-P4

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Best handicap form when a close fourth to Okavango Delta over C&D in November (good); close between them on the revised terms but improvement needed in a better race.

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1

25th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

14:25 Perth

Garde Des Champs

12st 0lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

led narrowly

9/1

25/1

  • Place: £5.30

Form: 215-43 D

Last run: 225 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Winner of two of her first three starts for this yard, at 2m4f and 3m (both on good), but has looked high in the weights in handicaps since; needs to find more for first-time blinkers replacing cheekpieces.

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5th

2

16th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 149y

Class 4

20:45 Aintree

Nora The Xplorer

11st 6lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

Failed to win last season but encouraging second at Stratford last time (3m2f, good); back up 3lb but not without a chance.

9/2

Form: 9-4312

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Has improved since handicapping at about 2m4f, drawing clear at Southwell in November (good) then coming from off the pace to go close off 10lb higher against a Skelton handicap debutant at Wetherby (good to soft; carried right); up further 6lb but solid claims nevertheless.

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9th

9

26th Apr 2024

Good

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

20:15 Chepstow

Sporting Mike

11st 2lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Won on his handicap debut at Southwell (2m4f, good) in November 2022 but he's 0-10 since and has not made an impact back over hurdles (2m7f/3m) in last two runs; mark continues to fall but he needs to raise his game with cheekpieces added.

8/1

4th

8

22nd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 52y

Class 4

17:20 Newbury

Sporting Mike

11st 9lb

J: Beau Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

After chasing aspirations were soon aborted he didn't run too badly back over hurdles in a Class 3 at Ascot (2m7f, good to soft); of some interest on the back of that if able to build on it.

6/1

Form: 453-1

Last run: 58 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Had to work to win at Fontwell in November (2m1f, good) but that was his first run for ten months; has a tendency to go right over hurdles and when under pressure but unlikely that he has reached the peak of his powers; of interest now handicapping.

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7th

12

20th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 20y

Class 2

13:50 Ayr

Maclaine

10st 5lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Richard J Bandey

On a career-high mark after going up 8lb for winning at Newbury (2m6f, good to soft) but impressed with how he jumped and travelled that day (won easily); that was also a new trip for him, offering plenty of encouragement for this far.

8/1

1st

4

22nd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 6f 93y

Class 4

16:43 Newbury

Maclaine

11st 8lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Richard J Bandey

Close second at Doncaster (2m4f, good to soft) in December but he was well below that form at same track the following month; was reported to have bled last time and is still unexposed over fences but he's untried at this trip and others are more persuasive.

9/2

5th

3

28th Jan 2024

Good

2m 3f 31y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Maclaine

11st 12lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Richard J Bandey

Sent chasing for new yard this term, back to his best when second of 12 in handicap here (2m4f, good to soft) on latest start; should be on the premises off an unchanged mark, with potential too.

11/4

50/1

Form: 161-P0

Last run: 59 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Won two French hurdles at about 2m1f on testing ground in early 2022 but has not showed up in two starts for new yard; clearly capable of much better and recent wind surgery could have helped.

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1

1st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

15:35 Plumpton

Kadex

12st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Lucy Wadham

Beat three rivals over C&D (good to soft) in October and he nearly followed up at Fakenham; however, has since been let down by his jumping with three pull-ups; blinkers replace previous headgear.

6/1

OUR TIP

Form: 631 CD

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Showed promise in Irish points and he divided subsequent winners when third on hurdle debut at Wetherby (2m3f, good to soft); outclassed an ordinary field over C&D last month (good) and is likely to improve further; respected on handicap debut for yard that continues in good form.

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2nd

9

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 78y

Class 4

12:15 Doncaster

Tommy Cullen

11st 0lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Charlie Longsdon

in touch with leaders

10/1

4th

2

17th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 31y

Class 4

14:10 Doncaster

Tommy Cullen

11st 12lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Charlie Longsdon

Lightly raced 5yo who easily won a small-field novice hurdle here (2m3f, good) last December; well beaten after blasting off at strong pace on recent seasonal/chase debut but could still have a good future over fences.

4/1

7th

4

10th Oct 2023

Good

2m 3f 189y

Class 4

15:10 Huntingdon

Tommy Cullen

11st 10lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Charlie Longsdon

led at fast pace, soon clear with one other

7/1

Form: 283-31 CD

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Kept on well when winning his second handicap, over C&D in November (good; first-time cheekpieces, retained); a 4lb higher mark may be hard to absorb in this more competitive race.

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3

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 5

14:40 Market Rasen

Okavango Delta

11st 10lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

Went close at Catterick (2m3f, good to soft) in December on second chase start and it was a competitive Class 4 in which he was an 11l third at Doncaster; this is easier than that and he has potential over this longer trip.

7/2

Form: 10-4P7

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Dual handicap winner at 2m on good but a long way from recapturing form in three runs since back in October from a break; looks one to watch with refitted blinkers replacing cheekpieces.

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5

6th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 36y

Class 4

14:45 Wetherby

Kannapolis

11st 4lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Toby Lawes

Has won two handicap hurdles on good ground and he's shaped a little better the last twice in two handicaps at Sandown (good to soft/soft); not bred for fences but has got himself well treated.

16/1

5th

5

7th Mar 2023

Good

1m 7f 216y

Class 4

13:50 Sandown

Kannapolis

11st 8lb

J: Sgt Nathan Rahman

T: Toby Lawes

Has won two handicaps on good ground and there was some sign of a return to form when fourth (behind Mayhem Mya) over C&D 19 days ago when he weakened back into fourth; these conditions should be more suitable.

20/1

5th

5

16th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 216y

Class 4

13:15 Sandown

Kannapolis

11st 6lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: Toby Lawes

Has won two handicaps on good ground but hasn't run a race of note this season, with and without headgear; others safer.

33/1

Form: 1-1175

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Won three consecutive 2m novice hurdles at Hexham between March and September last year but his handicap form since raises questions and he still has stamina to prove over this far.

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2nd

5

22nd Apr 2024

Good

2m 2f 0y

Class 3

18:00 Kempton

Fringill Dike

11st 11lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Jedd O’Keeffe

prominent, good jump last, challenging final 110yds, no extra towards finish

6/1

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2

19th Oct 2023

Good

1m 7f 207y

Class 3

13:50 Carlisle

Fringill Dike

11st 1lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Jedd O’Keeffe

3-3 in these blinkers and over fences, the wins coming over 1m7f/2m on good/good to soft; faces tougher opposition here and soft/heavy ground would be a worry, but he's clearly thriving and has to be respected.

6/1

Form: 11 D

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Left with little to beat on Sedgefield hurdle debut but she buckled down well when defying a penalty at Kelso (2m5f, soft); can progress further but needs to cope with this lesser stamina test in a more competitive race.

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4th

10

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

Class 3

17:35 Uttoxeter

Anti Bridgie

10st 10lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Dual hurdle winner who's made a solid start to her chasing career this season, initially finishing third in three handicaps (3m-3m2f); dropped back in trip with first-time cheekpieces when making most to win a novice at Warwick (2m4f, soft; probably acts on heavy) on latest start, not having to be at her best at 8-11; return to her best form would see her go very well.

3/1

1

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 3

15:35 Warwick

Anti Bridgie

11st 0lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Dual hurdle winner (2m4f/2m5f) who has made a solid start to her chasing career this season, finishing third in three handicaps (3m-3m2f); drops back in trip with first-time cheekpieces here; has good chance at the weights and will presumably be ridden very positively.

6/5

3rd

6

2nd Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 20y

Class 3

13:45 Ayr

Anti Bridgie

10st 13lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

prominent on inner, slow jump 4 out, soon pushed along, not fluent 3 out, disputing second when not fluent last, no extra run-in

7/2

Form: 7-12P D

Last run: 67 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Irish point winner; improved mightily on her hurdle debut when winning at Uttoxeter last May (2m4f, good); fair 2m run subsequently but way off her game when pulled up in an Exeter handicap in November.

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4

7th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 16y

Class 4

14:45 Market Rasen

Bettys Banjo

11st 8lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

prominent, pushed along from 8th, ridden after 3 out, weakened before 2 out, pulled up before last

10/1

8

10th Jan 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

15:00 Doncaster

Bettys Banjo

11st 6lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Irish point winner; improved mightily on her hurdle debut when winning at Uttoxeter last May (2m4f, good); fair 2m run subsequently but way off her game when pulled up in an Exeter handicap in November.

25/1

Form: 6/87P/ D

Last run: 710 days

W: 11st 5lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Runs off a lowly mark compared to earlier efforts but he was in poor form when last seen over fences and hurdles two winters ago.

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9

10th Jan 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

15:00 Doncaster

Rough Night

11st 5lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Alex Hales

Runs off a lowly mark compared to earlier efforts but he was in poor form when last seen over fences and hurdles two winters ago.

66/1

Form: 1368/8

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Promising novice at 2m5f in autumn 2020 but was off the track for 20 months before running creditably enough at Ayr in November; entitled to need that run and may need this one, too, but is one to keep in mind.

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6

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 4

16:20 Hexham

Nikgarde

11st 0lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: James Ewart

in touch with leaders, not fluent 2nd, fell 8th

9/2

Form: 1P9-0P

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Winner of 2m4f maiden and 1m7f novice hurdles last winter but her handicap form this winter has not been up to scratch; big turnaround needed for first-time cheekpieces.

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2

24th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 133y

Class 5

14:15 Hexham

The Player Queen

12st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Point winner who won twice over hurdles (2m4f/1m7f) last season but she's struggled in her last five starts including pulled-up efforts in her last two handicaps; dropped another 4lb but she needs to turn things around on this switch to chasing; cheekpieces worn last time are removed.

25/1

15

10th Jan 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

15:00 Doncaster

The Player Queen

10st 12lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

Winner of 2m4f maiden and 1m7f novice hurdles last winter but her handicap form this winter has not been up to scratch; big turnaround needed for first-time cheekpieces.

25/1

3

3rd Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 4

12:15 Musselburgh

The Player Queen

11st 3lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

Won twice over hurdles last season (2m4f/1m7f) and is still lightly raced, but looked out of sorts on both appearances towards end of last year and needs a good boost from the first-time cheekpieces here.

14/1

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Payout
Exacta £404.00
Straight Forecast £316.40
Tricast £5198.80
Trifecta £5743.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Sporting Mike

THE NORTH:

Clear White Light

Telegraph:

Maclaine

Daily Record:

Tommy Cullen

POSTDATA:

Okavango Delta

RP Ratings:

The Player Queen

Daily Mirror:

Maclaine

TOPSPEED:

Sporting Mike

WEST COUNTRY:

Sporting Mike

The Times:

Sporting Mike

Daily Mail:

Sporting Mike

The Sun:

Sporting Mike

The Guardian:

Clear White Light

D Express:

Clear White Light

The Star:

Clear White Light