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16:00 Ffos Las

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  • 2m 7f 177y
  • Class 5
  • 10 runners
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Runners: 10 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.10
  • Place: £1.80

Form: P2-124 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Only a modest fourth on heavy ground at Uttoxeter last time but otherwise in great form this term, opening his account at Fakenham (3m, good) then solid second at Lingfield (2m7f, soft); could well bounce back.

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8

19th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

14:05 Chepstow

Bobmahley

11st 6lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Tim Vaughan

Both wins in Class 5, including an easy success at Ffos Las (3m, soft) in January; looks potentially better than that grade but was only fourth (below par) when favourite for a Class 4 there last month.

7/1

4th

2

9th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 4

15:08 Ffos Las

Bobmahley

11st 12lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Opened account on seasonal debut at Fakenham (3m, good) in October and took form to new level when winning pretty comfortably over C&D (soft) last month; commands respect.

11/4

1st

4

23rd Jan 2023

Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

16:00 Ffos Las

Bobmahley

11st 11lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Only a modest fourth on heavy ground at Uttoxeter last time but otherwise in great form this term, opening his account at Fakenham (3m, good) then solid second at Lingfield (2m7f, soft); could well bounce back.

5/1

OUR TIP

11/2

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 4/3F-3

Last run: 71 days

W: 12st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Losing spell goes back to 2019; lightly raced in the last two years, most recently a modest third at Fontwell ten weeks ago; drops in grade off a handy mark and certainly has a big shout on best form.

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4th

7

13th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

14:15 Chepstow

Eceparti

11st 0lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Venetia Williams

Acts on heavy going; two wins at this track in the autumn; back in respectable form with second-place finishes over C&D the last twice; holds solid claims based on his Chepstow record this season.

8/1

2nd

3

1st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

17:30 Chepstow

Eceparti

11st 6lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Venetia Williams

led, not fluent 3 out, soon headed, rallied approaching last, kept on

Evs

2nd

4

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

13:50 Chepstow

Eceparti

11st 9lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Venetia Williams

Began this term with back-to-back successes here but his form has nosedived since, pulled up at Wincanton (3m1f) 29 days ago; others are more persuasive.

12/1

25/1

  • Place: £5.90

Form: P0/0-P

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Has no worthwhile form; 10lb out of the weights on this second run for new stable; first-time headgear needs to have dramatic effect.

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0

9

26th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

15:55 Sedgefield

Dysania

10st 2lb

J: James Best

T: Peter Bowen

midfield

14/1

Form: 43-P61

Last run: 26 days

W: 12st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Point winner who duly took well to chasing at Catterick (3m1f, soft) last month, rallying well in second-time cheekpieces; open to further improvement in this sphere and in the retained headgear; respected.

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3rd

6

7th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 44y

Class 4

20:00 Hereford

Pilot Show

11st 8lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: Warren Greatrex

Plenty of short-priced defeats to go with his sole win but his two C&D seconds in recent times give him claims, with any rain likely to work in his favour; goes on the shortlist.

7/2

1

14th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 1f 44y

Class 5

15:32 Hereford

Pilot Show

12st 0lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: Warren Greatrex

Versatile ground-wise; form dipped sharply the last twice, following a string of consistent efforts; clear second off this mark over C&D in November and has possibilities granted a rebound.

7/1

8

14th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 1f 210y

Class 4

14:50 Fontwell

Pilot Show

11st 1lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Warren Greatrex

3m1f winner on soft ground last winter on chase debut; runner-up on first three runs this season before a poor show at Warwick latest; player if bouncing back from that.

6/1

Form: 2-4315 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 12st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Consistent prior to opening his account at Taunton (2m7f, good; second chase start); form dipped over a sharp 2m4f at Huntingdon later in December; may have more to offer back up in trip.

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2nd

3

24th Apr 2024

Good

3m 2f 57y

Class 4

17:50 Taunton

Airtothethrone

11st 8lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Sole success came here in a good-ground 2m7f chase in late 2022 (same mark); ran an encouraging first race back from wind surgery (again here on soft) and conditions were very testing at Chepstow last time; feasible contender now tried in cheekpieces.

4/1

3rd

6

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

13:50 Chepstow

Airtothethrone

11st 6lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Still to add to his sole Taunton success (2m7f) in 2022 but he posted a good second of four on the back of a wind op back there last month; enters calculations eased 1lb.

4/1

2nd

5

20th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 3y

Class 4

15:10 Taunton

Airtothethrone

11st 1lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Not badly handicapped and was still moving with some purpose when coming down three out at Lingfield two months ago (2m7f, good to soft); had wind surgery in the meantime; interesting.

6/4

Form: 6P5-8P D

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Defied higher marks in three handicaps (fences/hurdles) over 2m7f on heavy ground a couple of winters ago before falling in the Eider; however, subsequent form leaves plenty to be desired.

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4

21st Mar 2023

Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

16:10 Plumpton

Little Red Lion

11st 4lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: David Pipe

held up in rear

10/1

6th

7

23rd Jan 2023

Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

16:00 Ffos Las

Little Red Lion

11st 3lb

J: Philip Armson

T: David Pipe

Defied higher marks in three handicaps (fences/hurdles) over 2m7f on heavy ground a couple of winters ago before falling in the Eider; however, subsequent form leaves plenty to be desired.

20/1

7

26th Dec 2022

Soft

3m 1f 210y

Class 4

14:52 Fontwell

Little Red Lion

11st 3lb

J: Philip Armson

T: David Pipe

Won staying chases/hurdle two winters ago; has struggled in a handful of starts since last December but is well treated on anything like his old form; interesting to see if there's any interest in him in the betting.

10/1

Form: 5-6739

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Best effort this season when third, albeit no match for the first two, over C&D (soft) in November; easy winner at Chepstow last February but recent form is below that level; tongue-tie added.

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13

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Mr Katanga

10st 9lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Rebecca Curtis

Won by 47l in first-time cheekpieces here (3m2f, heavy) just over a year ago; well below that form this season but didn't run badly over 3m2f here (good; behind Tudors Treasure) in first-time blinkers last month and today's slower ground is in his favour.

9/1

5th

8

25th Feb 2023

Good

3m 2f 54y

Class 5

16:17 Chepstow

Mr Katanga

10st 11lb

J: James Bowen

T: Rebecca Curtis

Galloped rivals into the ground when winning a division of this 12 months ago (heavy; first-time cheekpieces) but the boot has been on the other foot this winter and he again ran moderately last time (first-time tongue-tie, now left off); ringing the changes with blinkers but has much to prove.

6/1

7th

8

23rd Jan 2023

Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

16:00 Ffos Las

Mr Katanga

10st 11lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Rebecca Curtis

Best effort this season when third, albeit no match for the first two, over C&D (soft) in November; easy winner at Chepstow last February but recent form is below that level; tongue-tie added.

10/1

Form: 55-P36

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Inconsistent maiden over hurdles and doesn't look straightforward; best effort this season when third at Chepstow (2m7f) on penultimate run; chance largely depends on how well he takes to fences.

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5

10th Mar 2023

Good

2m 7f 25y

Class 4

16:10 Exeter

Sams The Man

11st 1lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Alexandra Dunn

in rear, shaken up before 4th, not fluent 7th, pushed along and got well behind before 8th, pulled up back straight

40/1

2

21st Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

14:00 Taunton

Sams The Man

12st 0lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Alexandra Dunn

Maiden; not badly treated on 2m7f handicap form in November but that was his best effort by some way this winter; pulled up over fences on final start for Katy Price and risky for new yard with cheekpieces discarded.

16/1

5

23rd Jan 2023

Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

16:00 Ffos Las

Sams The Man

11st 9lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Katy Price

Inconsistent maiden over hurdles and doesn't look straightforward; best effort this season when third at Chepstow (2m7f) on penultimate run; chance largely depends on how well he takes to fences.

9/1

Form: 40/605 D

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 9lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Multiple winner in his younger days; however, has achieved little since returning from a mammoth absence this term; still needs to prove he retains ability.

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11

5th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 4

15:55 Ffos Las

Souriyan

11st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Useful in his prime but lightly raced and very disappointing in recent years; ought to have coped with the soft ground when pulled-up 200-1 shot over C&D six weeks ago; has too much to prove.

66/1

6

23rd Jan 2023

Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

16:00 Ffos Las

Souriyan

11st 9lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Peter Bowen

Multiple winner in his younger days; however, has achieved little since returning from a mammoth absence this term; still needs to prove he retains ability.

25/1

6

5th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 4

15:30 Ffos Las

Souriyan

11st 4lb

J: James Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Pretty useful hurdler/chaser up to summer 2018 but struggled on his three starts in 2019 and, after a very long absence, it's been the same story in three runs this term; equipment is removed today.

33/1

Form: 33-213

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Consistent this term, with Leicester success flanked by placed efforts at Hereford and this venue; looks fairly versatile in terms of trip and ground; holds solid claims.

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6th

7

15th Jan 2024

Good

3m 1f 44y

Class 5

13:37 Hereford

The Boat

10st 5lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

Ended last season in poor form and also disappointed on his two starts here in the autumn; on a good mark and suited by this C&D but needs to turn a corner; swaps cheekpieces for first-time blinkers.

12/1

9th

9

21st Nov 2023

Good

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:15 Hereford

The Boat

10st 2lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

Ended last season in poor form and made low-key reappearance last month; needs to turn a corner but has conditions to suit here and may be boosted by the refitted cheekpieces (worn for last two wins).

12/1

4th

8

17th Oct 2023

Good

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

16:10 Hereford

The Boat

10st 12lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

Dual chase winner in cheekpieces, more recently at Leicester (2m6f, good to firm) in December; ended last season with some lacklustre efforts and the headgear is missing today but a 196-day break might have done him good.

12/1

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Exacta £612.00
Straight Forecast £621.40
Tricast £13723.60
Trifecta £16625.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Pilot Show

POSTDATA:

The Boat

TOPSPEED:

Bobmahley

SPOTLIGHT:

Eceparti

WEST COUNTRY:

Little Red Lion

LAMBOURN:

Pilot Show

The Times:

Pilot Show

Telegraph:

Pilot Show

Daily Mirror:

Pilot Show

The Sun:

Pilot Show

The Star:

The Boat

Daily Record:

The Boat

Daily Mail:

Bobmahley

D Express:

Bobmahley

The Guardian:

Eceparti