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QuinnBet Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4330.42
  • 2m 3f 207y
  • Class 5
  • 16 runners
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QuinnBet Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.25
  • Place: £1.10

Form: -90931

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

The tongue-tie looks to have made a big difference and he won easily at Exeter (2m5f, heavy) 18 days ago to earn this 10lb higher mark; there was some substance to that Class 5 handicap as well; obvious claims.

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5

8th May 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

16:50 Worcester

Barrier Peaks

11st 3lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

Chancing his arm at 3m2f didn't come off last month but previously in fine form this year, winning first four starts at about 2m5f (heavy and good to soft) then running at least as well in defeat at Chepstow in March; should go well again if latest run hasn't taken the sting out of him.

11/2

3rd

4

8th Apr 2023

Heavy

3m 2f 105y

Class 4

13:50 Newton Abbot

Barrier Peaks

11st 9lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: David Pipe

prominent in chasing group

11/4

2nd

3

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:45 Chepstow

Barrier Peaks

11st 13lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: David Pipe

midfield

9/4

5/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: -30483

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in three of his four bumpers; made a low-key start to hurdling but he was well backed when third at Warwick (2m, heavy) and this longer trip under less taxing conditions could benefit him; considered.

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7

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 49y

Class 5

15:45 Fontwell

Waterloo Quay

10st 13lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: David Dennis

prominent, not fluent 2nd, disputed lead before 5th, not fluent 6th, mistake and lost position 7th, soon pushed along and weakened

5/1

7

5th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

14:45 Ffos Las

Waterloo Quay

11st 1lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: David Dennis

0-11; best of the rest behind a well-treated winner at Uttoxeter (2m4f) on penultimate start, making most; flopped at Warwick (2m5f) three weeks ago and now takes another step up in trip.

9/1

9th

9

11th Feb 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 5

16:23 Warwick

Waterloo Quay

11st 1lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: David Dennis

raced in second, hit 7th, lost second when not fluent 8th, soon ridden, weakened before 2 out

9/2

12/1

  • Place: £4.30

Form: 0P84-P BF

Last run: 96 days

W: 10st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Fair fourth on handicap debut at Bangor (2m4f, good) but then ran poorly on his return at Ayr; another break since but has the ability to take a hand.

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5th

11

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

16:00 Market Rasen

Money For Jam

10st 2lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Sam Allwood

towards rear, not fluent 7th

40/1

6th

9

25th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

14:05 Huntingdon

Money For Jam

10st 2lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Sam Allwood

Placed just once in 12 attempts under rules and well beaten in all four chase starts.

50/1

4th

9

28th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 77y

Class 5

14:20 Bangor-on-Dee

Money For Jam

10st 2lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Sam Allwood

towards rear

33/1

Form: 1/38-P D

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

The winner of two handicaps in the north and should be on a good mark, but he was pulled up here on his return from an absence and now goes in a visor (replaces cheekpieces).

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9th

8

28th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

15:45 Hexham

Golan Cloud

10st 12lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

led, not fluent and headed 3 out, ridden and weakened before 2 out (jockey said gelding made a mistake three hurdles out and was never travelling thereafter)

11/4

4th

13

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:17 Uttoxeter

Golan Cloud

10st 11lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Jennie Candlish

The winner of two handicaps in the north and should be on a good mark, but he was pulled up here on his return from an absence and now goes in a visor (replaces cheekpieces).

20/1

10

31st Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

13:08 Uttoxeter

Golan Cloud

11st 1lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

Two wins from 16 starts over hurdles; it's possible that this sort of trip stretches him (made one fair attempt on heavy) but rain would otherwise be fine; absent for one year and he can go well fresh.

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 040-3U

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Stepped up plenty on her Irish form when third at Fontwell (2m3f, good) and it was still a good way out when she unseated at Hereford (being niggled; soft); has races in her off this mark.

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1st

2

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

16:15 Southwell

Midnight Gold

12st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Neil Mulholland

0-8 over hurdles but only her last four runs were for this stable and she seemed to respond very well to first-time cheekpieces when close second at Fontwell (2m5f, good) last month; big player if in similar form here.

4/1

2nd

4

18th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

19:05 Fontwell

Midnight Gold

11st 1lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Neil Mulholland

travelled strongly, in rear, headway before 4th, prominent 8th, ridden and outpaced approaching last, rallied run-in, kept on and went second inside final 110yds

11/2

5th

3

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:17 Uttoxeter

Midnight Gold

11st 9lb

J: A P Heskin

T: Neil Mulholland

Stepped up plenty on her Irish form when third at Fontwell (2m3f, good) and it was still a good way out when she unseated at Hereford (being niggled; soft); has races in her off this mark.

10/1

Form: 54650

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Has shown only minor promise over hurdles this season and his handicap debut at Market Rasen last time was forgettable (2m4f, good to soft; 18-1); others preferred.

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5th

3

25th Jan 2024

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

14:00 Huntingdon

Safe Destination

11st 7lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

disputed lead, lost position but in touch with leaders after 3rd, lost ground before 6th, towards rear with one circuit to go

7/2

0

3

30th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 3y

Class 5

13:35 Taunton

Safe Destination

11st 7lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Has form-figures of P1P1 since switched to chasing in spring, with the latter win gained at Ludlow (3m, good to soft) last month; further progress is possible but he's evidently not one to rely upon heavily, and today's forecast rain may not be in his favour.

4/1

Form: 87-24F

Last run: 59 days

W: 12st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Only the five runs, falling in the latest on his chase debut when on the retreat; now makes handicap debut as a hurdler and there were positives to take from his novice efforts here.

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6th

1

6th Mar 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:00 Wetherby

Inflagrante

12st 0lb

J: David Bass

T: Kim Bailey

Soundly beaten at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good to soft) in January in his first handicap hurdle but 2m on the forecast good ground might represent his optimum conditions for now, and this lightly raced 7yo is not written off.

8/1

7th

2

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:17 Uttoxeter

Inflagrante

12st 1lb

J: David Bass

T: Kim Bailey

Only the five runs, falling in the latest on his chase debut when on the retreat; now makes handicap debut as a hurdler and there were positives to take from his novice efforts here.

6/1

2

30th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 11y

Class 5

13:15 Ludlow

Inflagrante

11st 13lb

J: David Bass

T: Kim Bailey

Four career starts; runner-up over hurdles at Uttoxeter last month but didn't build on that at the same track two weeks later; trainer wasting no time sending him chasing but opening handicap mark demands improvement.

9/2

Form: 25/50-

Last run: 452 days

W: 12st 1lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Won two non-handicaps for Philip Hobbs but well below her best in just two sightings last season and has since changed yards; limited appeal.

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6

22nd Mar 2023

Good To Soft

3m 2f 0y

Class 5

16:35 Warwick

Winter Getaway

11st 2lb

J: William Kennedy

T: Claire Hitch

Last success came at this course but that was back in 2019; form dipped sharply in two runs last term and has failed to revive for new stable this season.

16/1

7th

2

11th Feb 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 5

16:23 Warwick

Winter Getaway

11st 11lb

J: William Kennedy

T: Claire Hitch

towards rear of midfield, ridden after 3 out, soon weakened

66/1

8th

1

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:17 Uttoxeter

Winter Getaway

12st 1lb

J: William Kennedy

T: Claire Hitch

Won two non-handicaps for Philip Hobbs but well below her best in just two sightings last season and has since changed yards; limited appeal.

33/1

Form: 545233

Last run: 109 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Struggles to win, with record of 1-17 over hurdles before 1-10 as a chaser; not the easiest to predict but can deal with this mark if on a good day.

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9th

8

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:17 Uttoxeter

Nefyn Point

11st 4lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

Struggles to win, with record of 1-17 over hurdles before 1-10 as a chaser; not the easiest to predict but can deal with this mark if on a good day.

10/1

3rd

3

11th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 189y

Class 4

15:12 Huntingdon

Nefyn Point

10st 7lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

raced in second, not fluent and reminder just after 5 out, pushed along and lost second 3 out, soon ridden, weakened before 2 out

5/2

3rd

3

27th Sep 2022

Good

2m 5f 28y

Class 5

14:10 Sedgefield

Nefyn Point

11st 11lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

midfield, pushed along before 2 out, pecked on landing 2 out, soon ridden, kept on approaching last, no impression run-in

9/4

Form: -26360 BF

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Dual Flat winner who won as a juvenile hurdler; hasn't kicked on at all and is starting to frustrate.

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4th

6

21st May 2023

Good

2m 0f 213y

Class 5

15:35 Stratford

George Bancroft

10st 9lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

Became very disappointing over hurdles last season and, after running well to a point, faded out of contention on last month's chasing debut at Fontwell (2m3f, good; first-time blinkers; well backed); today's drop back in trip could be a good move but his overall profile is not convincing.

4/1

5th

4

21st Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

16:30 Fontwell

George Bancroft

10st 13lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

Won a juvenile hurdle here (2m1f, good to soft) in October 2021 but he's failed to get competitive this season and has been beaten 34l or more in his last three starts; has dropped a long way in the weights but he needs a major revival on this switch to chasing; first-time blinkers.

10/1

9th

11

6th Mar 2023

Good

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

15:50 Wetherby

George Bancroft

10st 13lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Charlie Longsdon

Won a juvenile hurdle at Fontwell in October 2021 and has dropped down the weights, but he's failed to get competitive in his seven runs this season, with and without cheekpieces, and it's hard to be confident today.

12/1

Form: /848-9

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Best piece of form for Paul Nicholls came in a bumper; tailed off in a Ludlow maiden (2m5f, soft) on his debut for Harry Derham but better can be expected from him in handicaps and a tongue-tie now goes on.

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4th

4

11th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

16:00 Plumpton

Hard Frost

11st 7lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

led, briefly headed 7th, headed before 12th, outpaced and lost position before 2 out, weakened approaching last

3/1

7th

4

25th Jan 2024

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

14:00 Huntingdon

Hard Frost

11st 6lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

jumped left on occasions, in touch with leaders, midfield after 4th

7/4

1st

7

30th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 3y

Class 5

13:35 Taunton

Hard Frost

11st 2lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

0-4 over fences but lost out only by a nose on consecutive outings in the spring (2m1f/2m4f) and again ran well when second on seasonal debut at Market Rasen (2m3f, soft) this month; major player if suited by today's step up in trip.

3/1

Form: 70960

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Handicaps may now see him in a better light but even this low a mark looks high on the RPRs he's recorded.

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0

10

17th Nov 2023

Good

2m 0f 78y

Class 5

13:00 Doncaster

Out For The Count

10st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Jennie Candlish

Modest maiden hurdler; unseated rider at first fence on chasing debut in September and was tailed off when fourth at Huntingdon (2m7f) last month; needs this sharp drop back in trip to show him in a much better light; 1lb wrong.

25/1

4th

8

10th Oct 2023

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:20 Huntingdon

Out For The Count

10st 4lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Jennie Candlish

Modest maiden hurdler who unseated rider at first fence when 33-1 for last month's chasing debut; not the most obvious answer.

20/1

0

9

19th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Uttoxeter

Out For The Count

10st 2lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Jennie Candlish

held up in rear, not fluent and unseated 1st

12/1

Form: 0PPP-

Last run: 390 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Pulled up at huge odds in three maiden hurdles last season for Caroline Bailey; no appeal from a long way out of the weights on her handicap debut; new yard and has had a second wind operation.

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13

23rd Feb 2023

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

15:25 Huntingdon

Ready To Please

10st 2lb

J: James Davies

T: Stuart Edmunds

Again well out of the weights, as when tailed off at Uttoxeter; no appeal.

100/1

13th

16

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:17 Uttoxeter

Ready To Please

10st 2lb

J: James Davies

T: Stuart Edmunds

Pulled up at huge odds in three maiden hurdles last season for Caroline Bailey; no appeal from a long way out of the weights on her handicap debut; new yard and has had a second wind operation.

33/1

7

3rd Jan 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

13:50 Southwell

Ready To Please

11st 2lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Caroline Bailey

Pulled up at huge odds in two 2m4f Leicester maidens (both on good to soft) towards end of last year; makes no appeal here.

100/1

Form: 055P-3 BF

Last run: 234 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

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6

8th Feb 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

16:10 Southwell

Floy Joy

11st 4lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Simon Pearce

0-9 over hurdles when trained by the Tizzards, and his AW form for Simon Pearce towards the end of last year was very underwhelming; switches back to this code with quite a lot to prove.

33/1

7

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:17 Uttoxeter

Floy Joy

11st 4lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Simon Pearce

7th

8

(8)

15th Dec 2022

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

15:33 Southwell (AW)

Floy Joy

9st 5lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Simon Pearce

Bumper winner in early 2021 for Colin Tizzard but he's yet to make the frame in four runs for his current yard, fifth on his handicap debut at Lingfield (2m) last month; more is required.

8/1

Form: 70633- D

Last run: 317 days

W: 10st 2lb

14 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

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7th

10

25th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

13:45 Hexham

Kilcaragh Boy

10st 6lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Richard Armson

held up in rear

16/1

3rd

10

28th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

15:45 Hexham

Kilcaragh Boy

10st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Richard Armson

took keen hold, midfield, headway 3 out, pushed along after 2 out, outpaced home turn, well held approaching last

50/1

13

22nd Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

16:10 Doncaster

Kilcaragh Boy

10st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Richard Armson

in touch with leaders

50/1

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Non-runners

Kracquer, Floy Joy, Kilcaragh Boy

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Payout
Exacta £135.00
Straight Forecast £120.00
Tricast £1157.70
Trifecta £1440.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Barrier Peaks

SPOTLIGHT:

Waterloo Quay

POSTDATA:

Nefyn Point

D Express:

Hard Frost

The Times:

Waterloo Quay

WEST COUNTRY:

Barrier Peaks

The Guardian:

Barrier Peaks

Daily Mail:

Barrier Peaks

Daily Mirror:

Barrier Peaks

The Sun:

Barrier Peaks

The Star:

Barrier Peaks

Daily Record:

Barrier Peaks

Telegraph:

Nefyn Point