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14:20 Sedgefield

Good To Soft

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  • 2m 3f 65y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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Runners: 11 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.10
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 983-12 CD BF

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Won a point in the spring and made all to score by 6l over C&D (soft) when back under rules for new stable in November; returns here after a good effort in defeat at Catterick 12 days ago; high on the list.

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3rd

12

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

14:53 Southwell

Tom Creen

11st 6lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Gained all four chase wins over shorter trips at Sedgefield, the last twice in the autumn, but ran well in defeat over this C&D (good to soft) in January and is probably still on a workable mark; shortlisted.

5/1

2nd

8

17th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

12:30 Southwell

Tom Creen

11st 1lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Two wins at Sedgefield this season (on soft at 2m5f and 2m3f) and fair placed efforts on last two starts; not disgraced on his only two attempts at 3m under rules (has won a 3m point) but best form at shorter.

9/2

8/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: -35P32 CD

Last run: 71 days

W: 10st 8lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Hasn't won for a while and is patently not as good as he was but runs this track very well and posted a sound effort when second over C&D (soft) in November; enters calculations.

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3rd

5

6th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 41y

Class 5

19:18 Hexham

Cash Again

11st 7lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Simon West

Touched off at Cartmel in June on final start for Ben Haslam; no wins since a 2m4f success here in March 2021 and all his form is at shorter so a bit to prove on stable debut.

8/1

2nd

7

30th Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 34y

Class 5

15:05 Cartmel

Cash Again

11st 4lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Ben Haslam

Ran well when third over hurdles here last month; better known as a chaser now so claims if he can transfer that latest effort; all four wins have come on soft ground so would appreciate rain.

6/1

3rd

8

29th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 31y

Class 5

17:45 Cartmel

Cash Again

11st 2lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Ben Haslam

Better known as a chaser now but was fifth to Benito over C&D last June; both career wins gained on soft so unlikely to get ideal conditions.

16/1

12/1

  • Place: £5.30

Form: 28-656 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Three-time chase winner, most recently off 8lb higher at Catterick (2m3f, good) just under a year ago; out of form this season (three runs) but it won't be a big surprise if he turns things around soon.

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6th

8

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 4f 19y

Class 4

14:15 Newcastle

Relkadam

10st 2lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Tim Easterby

Conditions suit and although 2lb out of the handicap is on a good mark; hasn't been in top form this season, though fair run when fourth at Wetherby last time (2m5f, good).

9/1

4th

8

6th Mar 2023

Good

2m 5f 75y

Class 5

14:05 Wetherby

Relkadam

10st 7lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Tim Easterby

He's dropped to a mark 15lb lower than when winning at Catterick (2m3f, good) last January and there have been some fair efforts this season; not ruled out but it's been a patchy campaign and others appeal more.

10/1

Form: 4-3PF6 C

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 6lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

In process of running quite well before penultimate-fence fall here (2m1f, soft) in November but was soundly beaten in a selling handicap hurdle on Boxing Day and this regressive 11yo has become hard to predict; swaps cheekpieces for first-time visor today.

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3rd

5

23rd Feb 2023

Good

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:50 Sedgefield

Lucky Robin

10st 12lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Brian Ellison

Multiple winner (including two chases) but the visor that sparked a bit of a revival two runs back didn't work so well last time; now on a losing run of 14 and others are preferred.

7/1

10

29th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 4

13:25 Sedgefield

Lucky Robin

10st 4lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Brian Ellison

midfield on outer

12/1

4th

9

13th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 4

14:20 Sedgefield

Lucky Robin

10st 6lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Brian Ellison

In process of running quite well before penultimate-fence fall here (2m1f, soft) in November but was soundly beaten in a selling handicap hurdle on Boxing Day and this regressive 11yo has become hard to predict; swaps cheekpieces for first-time visor today.

14/1

Form: 24F315 C BF

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Versatile 7yo who opened British chasing account with 12l course win (2m1f, soft) in November; 10lb higher now but proved his wellbeing with a recent AW success and will be fine over today's trip.

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4th

4

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

12:50 Sedgefield

Zuckerberg

11st 11lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jennie Candlish

raced in second, pecked on landing 7th, weakened before 2 out

4/1

1st

4

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 5

14:50 Sedgefield

Zuckerberg

11st 3lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

Lost his way last season but usually goes well here and slowing down at the last fence may have cost him over 2m3f here on recent reappearance; 2lb rise is annoying but he has to be considered over a trip he stays.

9/4

2nd

7

9th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 5

14:10 Sedgefield

Zuckerberg

11st 3lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

prominent, led after 1st

9/1

OUR TIP

Form: 94-PP1

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Pulled up on both hurdling starts this season but bounced back to form to win comfortably by 13l on recent chasing debut at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft); evidently not an easy one to predict, but he's 3lb ahead of the handicapper under a 7lb penalty here.

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5

21st Mar 2023

Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

15:50 Market Rasen

Large Action

11st 2lb

J: Bryony Frost

T: Roger Fell

in touch with leaders

11/2

1

21st Feb 2023

Good

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

16:15 Market Rasen

Large Action

12st 0lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Roger Fell

Returned to form with 13l win on chase debut at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft) on New Year's Day and bounced back from lesser run at Sedgefield with fair third at Musselburgh (2m4f, good to soft); there can be optimism he'll be fine now back up in trip and on the forecast good ground; not ruled out.

11/2

Form: 141-46 C

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Dual course winner last February/March (2m5f, soft) and added to his tally at Carlisle (2m5f, good) in April; soundly beaten here on last month's seasonal debut but has possibilities today if that outing brought him on.

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6th

9

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

16:00 Hexham

Ashjan

10st 4lb

J: Miss Heidi Palin

T: Sandy Forster

Ex-Irish; has won three chases for this yard, the latest at Carlisle in April 2022 (2m5f, good); creditable fourth over hurdles from well out of the handicap on same track last month, but went up the ratings following that and others now look better treated.

14/1

6th

9

30th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

17:25 Carlisle

Ashjan

10st 2lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Sandy Forster

Not the most reliable these days but was under 5l away in a C&D handicap three weeks ago when a stone out of the weights (behind Masked Crusader); remains to be seen if that flattered him and he's off the same mark here.

14/1

4th

12

7th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

14:05 Carlisle

Ashjan

10st 2lb

J: Miss Heidi Palin

T: Sandy Forster

A three-time winner over fences (around 2m4f) in early 2022; not the most reliable nowadays but he wasn't disgraced back hurdling when fifth in 2m4f Sedgefield handicap last month; a stone out of the handicap here, however.

40/1

Form: 1118-8 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 12st 1lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Won three in a row last February/March (2m-2m4f, good to soft-heavy) but ended last season with a disappointing effort and also ran poorly when back in action last month; comes here with quite a bit to prove; swaps cheekpieces for refitted blinkers.

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3

1st Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 110y

Class 4

13:17 Ayr

Ard Chros

11st 11lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Won three in a row early last year (2m/2m4f, good to soft-heavy; including here); has dropped below his last winning mark and he's one to watch in the betting, but this 11yo has struggled on his last three starts (two this winter) and a major turnaround is needed.

12/1

1

13th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 4

14:20 Sedgefield

Ard Chros

12st 1lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Won three in a row last February/March (2m-2m4f, good to soft-heavy) but ended last season with a disappointing effort and also ran poorly when back in action last month; comes here with quite a bit to prove; swaps cheekpieces for refitted blinkers.

25/1

8th

5

22nd Dec 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 20y

Class 3

15:00 Ayr

Ard Chros

11st 2lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

held up in rear, hit 12th, soon pushed along

9/1

Form: -54956

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Ex-French 5yo who has struggled to get competitive in his first three British races (a hurdle and two chases); needs significant help from the first-time cheekpieces here.

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6th

9

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 133y

Class 4

14:30 Hexham

Contre Ordre

10st 6lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Sole success in Britain came off 1lb higher; solid second at Wetherby (1m7f, soft) most recently, beating all bar a rival who was on the middle leg of a hat-trick; shortlisted.

9/1

2nd

6

28th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 36y

Class 4

15:20 Wetherby

Contre Ordre

10st 9lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Winner at Sedgefield in November (2m1f, soft); well below par on last two starts and others appeal more.

12/1

Form: P8-22F D

Last run: 58 days

W: 10st 4lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Hexham specialist who was runner-up there on consecutive outings in the autumn (2m4f/1m7f); versatile regarding ground and has the services of Brian Hughes today but his record at this track is not persuasive.

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11

13th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 4

14:20 Sedgefield

Graystown

10st 4lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Stuart Coltherd

Hexham specialist who was runner-up there on consecutive outings in the autumn (2m4f/1m7f); versatile regarding ground and has the services of Brian Hughes today but his record at this track is not persuasive.

10/1

5

16th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 133y

Class 5

14:53 Hexham

Graystown

10st 11lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Unable to land the same C&D event for a third straight year last month (soft; took C&D record to 102312), but winner and fourth each scored next time; near-miss over 2m4f here the time before underlines his present wellbeing, and remains 5lb below his last winning mark; player.

9/4

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Straight Forecast £78.80
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Selections

RP Ratings:

Large Action

SPOTLIGHT:

Tom Creen

POSTDATA:

Zuckerberg

TOPSPEED:

Ard Chros

Daily Mail:

Cash Again

Telegraph:

Large Action

Daily Mirror:

Large Action

The Star:

Large Action

Daily Record:

Large Action

The Times:

Tom Creen

The Guardian:

Tom Creen

The Sun:

Tom Creen

D Express:

Zuckerberg