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13:27 Uttoxeter

Good To Soft

Greenbank Group UK Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race) (Div II)

  • Prize money: £4465.72
  • 1m 7f 168y
  • Class 4
  • 14 runners
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Greenbank Group UK Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race) (Div II)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

7/4 (Won)

  • Win: £2.38
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 522 BF

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Useful Flat-racer who ran to fair level when second in maiden hurdles over C&D (good to soft) and at Catterick (2m3f, soft) last month; very likely to play another major role today.

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3rd

1

1st Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

19:05 Worcester

Astromachia

12st 0lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Dr Richard Newland

Consistent since switched to hurdles late last year, including wins in a 2m maiden and 2m2f Fontwell handicap; latest third at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) was encouraging; chance.

11/4

3rd

3

2nd Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

16:25 Uttoxeter

Astromachia

11st 11lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Dr Richard Newland

Reliable sort since switched to hurdles late last year, including wins in a 2m maiden and 2m2f Fontwell handicap; close third there (2m3f, good) on latest start and should be seriously involved again.

3/1

4

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 3

15:10 Hexham

Astromachia

11st 5lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Dr Richard Newland

5/4

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 321-32

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Won good-ground Fontwell bumper last spring and placed behind useful rivals on both hurdling starts this season (1m7f/2m1f); needs to be taken very seriously here.

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8th

22

13th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:50 Cheltenham

Rambo T

10st 12lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Olly Murphy

Three wins in 2023, taking a particular step forward at Newbury (2m4f, soft) at the end of the year; 8lb higher today and he was never dangerous when 16-1 at Ascot last month, but a running-on third here (2m4f) in October ensures he is not entirely ruled out.

33/1

9th

7

17th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 58y

Class 2

14:25 Ascot

Rambo T

11st 0lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

Three wins in 2023, putting up a career-best effort when scoring in convincing style at Newbury (2m4f, soft) at the end of the year; further improvement cannot be ruled out but he's in deeper here off a 9lb higher mark.

9/1

1st

6

30th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 118y

Class 2

13:50 Newbury

Rambo T

10st 13lb

J: James Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

towards rear but in touch with leaders, not fluent 4th, headway before 3 out, went second and going easily just after 2 out, led last, shaken up run-in, soon clear with one other, ridden briefly final 110yds, kept on well, comfortably

6/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 73-4

Last run: 86 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed in an Irish bumper last spring and certainly not disgraced when fourth of five on stable/hurdle debut at Newbury (2m, good) in November; considered each-way.

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0

1

8th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

Class 5

15:00 Warwick

Sweet Magic

12st 0lb

J: Jay Tidball

T: Alastair Ralph

Has been taken out of races on good and soft ground but seemed fine on the latter surface when second of nine finishers over C&D in March; failed to give her running when upped to 2m7f at Chepstow next time (favourite) but still in the mix on return from break.

8/1

7th

5

15th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

14:35 Chepstow

Sweet Magic

11st 11lb

J: Jay Tidball

T: Alastair Ralph

midfield

9/4

2nd

2

22nd Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 0y

Class 5

17:10 Warwick

Sweet Magic

12st 0lb

J: Jay Tidball

T: Alastair Ralph

Has produced three similar RPRs over hurdles (2m-2m4f), her latest when upped in trip and staying on at Musselburgh; probably has the potential to do better and is not ruled out.

11/2

Form: 5

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won Irish point debut last spring but was over 28l behind Astromachia when sixth on last month's stable/hurdle debut at Catterick (2m3f, soft) and needs to have taken significant benefit from that outing.

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4th

11

17th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 2f 0y

Class 2

16:25 Cheltenham

Some Scope

10st 10lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Richard Hobson

Improving 6yo who won two of his first three chases before running big race in defeat in Grimthorpe at Doncaster (3m2f, soft) last month; drier ground will be in his favour here and he probably still has more to offer.

3/1

2nd

12

2nd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

3m 2f 1y

Class 2

15:40 Doncaster

Some Scope

10st 4lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Richard Hobson

Improving 6yo who came from a long way off the pace before drawing clear to win comfortably by over 7l here (3m, good) in January and is now 2-3 over fences; 10lb higher in a much stronger race today and may not be ideally suited by the slower ground, but still needs to be taken very seriously.

3/1

6

28th Jan 2024

Good

2m 7f 214y

Class 4

13:25 Doncaster

Some Scope

11st 9lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Richard Hobson

Won with something to spare at Catterick (3m1f, good to soft; second chase attempt) two months ago and looks open to further improvement in this sphere; has low mileage; respected up 5lb.

2/1

Form: 80

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

With a good stable but didn't really feature on his two hurdling starts towards the end of last year; probably one for handicaps.

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5

21st Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

14:30 Taunton

West Park Boy

11st 10lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Philip Hobbs

5th

10

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:27 Uttoxeter

West Park Boy

11st 8lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Philip Hobbs

in touch with leaders

14/1

10th

16

27th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

12:00 Chepstow

West Park Boy

11st 0lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Philip Hobbs

About 43l behind Half Dozen when making low-key debut at Newbury (2m, good); suffered some interference that day and is entitled to have benefited from the outing but others here have much more obvious claims.

33/1

Form:

Last run: 59 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Seemingly too green to do himself justice when well down the field on bumper debut at Ludlow (good to soft) in November; can only be watched on today's hurdling debut.

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6th

7

21st Nov 2023

Good

2m 5f 163y

Class 5

12:55 Hereford

Hey Mister Dj

10st 11lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Alastair Ralph

Pulled up in first two handicaps, both over 2m7f at Uttoxeter in May; remains unexposed and returns with a tongue-tie fitted but considered only if lively in the betting.

20/1

3

28th May 2023

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

17:05 Uttoxeter

Hey Mister Dj

11st 0lb

J: Jay Tidball

T: Alastair Ralph

towards rear, mistake 3rd, not fluent 4th

20/1

OUR TIP

Form: 907

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Not disgraced on bumper debut at Ascot (good) in October but well beaten twice since, more recently on hurdling debut at Haydock (1m7f, soft) four weeks ago; comes here with a lot to prove.

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7th

1

9th Oct 2023

Good

2m 3f 98y

Class 5

15:40 Stratford

Claras Soldier

12st 0lb

J: Daire Davis

T: Fergal O’Brien

Unplaced all five hurdling starts; seemed to be travelling okay when brought down on handicap debut in March but was well beaten here the following month; switches to chasing after 169-day break.

8/1

7th

8

23rd Apr 2023

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

16:45 Stratford

Claras Soldier

11st 1lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

Might well have shown improvement at Southwell (2m4f; handicap debut) last month but for being brought down on the final bend (was going nicely at the time); could be dangerous granted better luck.

10/1

4

6th Mar 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

16:10 Southwell

Claras Soldier

11st 6lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

Five-race maiden; in good hands; holds weak claims on form but looks a possible improver now handicapping over a new trip and in first-time tongue-tie; market support should be heeded.

8/1

14/1

Form: 565-6

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made quite promising hurdle debut last February and arguably ran much better than eventual 34l defeat suggests when sixth at Fontwell (2m1f, good to soft) last month; has quite a bit to find with Rambo T here, though.

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5th

7

29th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 5

14:30 Ludlow

Night Jet

10st 2lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Tom Symonds

Now 0-11 and has had a few chances in handicaps, failing to finish closer than 15l; the new visor didn't do a lot for him last time.

10/1

5th

9

1st Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

16:30 Ffos Las

Night Jet

10st 12lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

in touch with leaders

16/1

Form: 090

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Posed no threat when down the field in a bumper and on first two hurdling starts.

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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: 5-

Last run: 284 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Unable to justify prominence in betting when tailed off in good-ground Worcester bumper last April (raced freely) and not seen since.

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0

13

24th Oct 2023

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 5

16:40 Hereford

Starlight Glance

10st 2lb

J: Alice Stevens

T: Henry Daly

in rear, lost action and pulled up after 1st

16/1

2nd

10

6th Mar 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:00 Southwell

Starlight Glance

10st 7lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Henry Daly

midfield

40/1

Form: P-

Last run: 284 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made inauspicious start to hurdling career when pulled up at Auteuil last April; could be considered only if lively in the betting before today's British debut.

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4

25th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

13:23 Bangor-on-Dee

Import Export

11st 7lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Pulled up on hurdle debut in France last April and also struggled on both British starts this year (2m/2m3f); can only be watched at present.

100/1

7

17th Mar 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

13:20 Doncaster

Import Export

11st 0lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Has shown little in two runs over hurdles, the first when trained in France; watching brief advised.

100/1

11th

5

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:27 Uttoxeter

Import Export

11st 8lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

prominent, hampered 1st

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Improved to win good-ground Irish point in last April, his fourth start, and joined David Jeffreys for £15,000 soon afterwards; should have a future under rules but is entitled to benefit from today's outing.

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15

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 7f 95y

Class 5

15:45 Fakenham

Coilrock

9st 12lb

T: D J Jeffreys

13

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 4f 1y

Class 5

15:10 Fakenham

Coilrock

10st 2lb

T: D J Jeffreys

0

14

4th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 119y

Class 5

15:28 Hereford

Coilrock

10st 2lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: D J Jeffreys

always behind

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 8lb

9 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed on the Flat in France in 2018 but returned from mammoth absence with three pretty dismal runs in Britain last year; makes no appeal on today's hurdling debut.

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7

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:27 Uttoxeter

Out Of Ideas

11st 8lb

J: Chris Ward

T: Sarah Hollinshead

towards rear, hampered 2nd

150/1

7th

9

(1)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

1m 2f 42y

Class 5

17:07 Haydock

Out Of Ideas

9st 4lb

J: Miss Sophie Smith

T: Sarah Hollinshead

always towards rear, weakened over 4f out

100/1

10th

11

(9)

11th Jul 2022

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 5

17:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Out Of Ideas

9st 11lb

J: Cameron Hillhouse

T: Sarah Hollinshead

always towards rear, tailed off from 3f out

66/1

Form: 4-8P

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Safely held in both bumpers last year and was pulled up (albeit on heavy ground) when 100-1 for recent hurdling debut.

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14

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:27 Uttoxeter

With Poise

11st 1lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Chris Honour

took keen hold, in rear

100/1

5th

18

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

13:30 Exeter

With Poise

10st 8lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Chris Honour

Beaten in the region of 25l in two Chepstow bumpers, on heavy and good to soft; can only be watched for now.

25/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Rambo T

RP Ratings:

Astromachia

WEST COUNTRY:

Some Scope

The Guardian:

Sweet Magic

POSTDATA:

Rambo T

The Times:

Rambo T

Daily Mail:

Rambo T

D Express:

Rambo T

The Sun:

Rambo T

The Star:

Rambo T

TOPSPEED:

Astromachia

Telegraph:

Astromachia

Daily Mirror:

Astromachia

Daily Record:

Astromachia