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Coral Racing Club Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4224.8
  • 3m 0f 217y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Coral Racing Club Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £16.50
  • Place: £4.50

Form: 6P6

Last run: 56 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Not shown much at all in novice hurdles at around 2m4f but he did win a point and now goes handicapping off a basement mark on the step up to 3m; visor could also help.

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4

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:00 Sedgefield

Hilnamix

11st 1lb

J: David Bass

T: Lawney Hill

Opened his rules account with a 5l success at Plumpton (3m1f, good) last month, taking well to first-time visor on handicap debut; open to further progress at this level and commands respect in the retained headgear.

7/4

1st

11

27th Feb 2023

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

14:30 Plumpton

Hilnamix

10st 11lb

J: David Bass

T: Lawney Hill

took keen hold, pressed leader

20/1

6th

7

2nd Jan 2023

Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 3

13:30 Plumpton

Hilnamix

11st 4lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: Lawney Hill

Point winner but things have not gone well in his two hurdle runs and he was pulled up at a massive price at Leicester (2m4f, soft) last month.

100/1

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12/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: -873P8

Last run: 13 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Placed over hurdles and fences but remains a maiden after nine starts; poor under both disciplines the last twice but goes without headgear this time and that may help.

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3rd

7

1st May 2023

Good

3m 0f 110y

Class 4

17:25 Kempton

One For The Wall

10st 10lb

J: Mr Freddie Gordon

T: Chris Gordon

His second at Plumpton (3m1f, good) was encouraging but not his following effort there and he's now 0-11.

12/1

5

23rd Apr 2023

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

16:30 Plumpton

One For The Wall

11st 11lb

J: Mr Freddie Gordon

T: Chris Gordon

Not much to shout about this winter but his second over C&D (good) on his penultimate start was more encouraging; pulled up on soft ground back here 13 days ago; wait for the elusive first win may continue.

8/1

1

10th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

16:43 Plumpton

One For The Wall

12st 2lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Chris Gordon

prominent, lost position but going okay 9th, ridden before 3 out, weakened before 2 out

5/2

5/2

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 7-54F3

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Only had the seven races and his best form yet when close up in a Fontwell handicap (2m5f, good) behind a last-time-out winner; doubt he needs much more to take this and he's on the same mark, but does have stamina to prove upped to 3m.

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3

14th Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 164y

Class 4

13:30 Plumpton

Abingworth

11st 6lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary Moore

Has his own way of jumping but has finished first or second in five of his six chases, winning for a second time in this discipline when getting up late in the day in a small field at Wincanton 18 days ago (2m4f, soft); just 2lb higher for this and he's versatile ground-wise.

5/2

1st

3

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

14:30 Wincanton

Abingworth

11st 1lb

J: David Noonan

T: Gary Moore

didn't always jump with fluency, raced in third, disputing third with one circuit to go, mistake and lost ground 4 out

7/2

2nd

4

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 208y

Class 4

15:40 Hereford

Abingworth

11st 1lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary Moore

Form figures of 4212 since switched to chasing, the win gained at Taunton (2m2f, good); went very close at Ludlow (2m, soft) most recently; may improve further and warrants respect back up in distance.

2/1

Form: 2-P640

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Won a point and was second in two bumpers last year; however, it's been a very quiet start over hurdles and was no better for going handicapping last time.

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9

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Hilltown

10st 11lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Seamus Mullins

Made somewhat shaky start to his chasing career this season but has really got his act together lately, and looked in excellent nick when drawing clear to win by 13l at Plumpton (3m1f, good) three weeks ago; went up 9lb for that but still commands respect.

11/4

1st

5

1st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

15:35 Plumpton

Hilltown

10st 2lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Seamus Mullins

Defied near enough a stone higher mark in the staying handicap hurdle on this card 12 months ago (soft); hasn't been that convincing over fences but went a long way to putting that right when second to an in-form rival over C&D three weeks ago.

5/2

2nd

7

11th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

16:00 Plumpton

Hilltown

10st 4lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Seamus Mullins

prominent, pressed leader 11th, outpaced before 12th, cajoled along and rallied 3 out, ridden and raced wide when lost ground home turn, kept on approaching last, went second again run-in, no match for winner

6/1

Form: -63756 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 7lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Won four handicaps during early 2021 from 2m to 2m4f but he's now stuck on a losing run and ran moderately 13 days ago after wind surgery.

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5th

7

27th Feb 2023

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

14:30 Plumpton

Mr Jack

11st 7lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Andy Irvine

held up in rear, shaken up early

14/1

6th

4

14th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:00 Lingfield

Mr Jack

11st 10lb

J: Freddie Gingell

T: Andy Irvine

midfield, pushed along after 5th, ridden after 4 out, no impression before 3 out

8/1

5th

2

2nd Jan 2023

Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 5

14:00 Plumpton

Mr Jack

12st 0lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Andy Irvine

Won four times between January and March (twice on soft) in 2021 but 0-7 subsequently and Fontwell last time was a backward step from his third there the run before; looks vulnerable to younger legs.

10/1

Form: 32F-74

Last run: 29 days

W: 12st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

The winner of four points and has shown some promise under rules, though not of late having finished a remote fourth at Fontwell (2m5f) on his return to hurdling; others appeal more.

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7th

8

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

15:30 Fontwell

Concrete King

10st 11lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Neil Mulholland

Has very mixed record this season but ran well and looked the likely winner for a long way before weakening into third over C&D (heavy; just behind Mister Murchan) last month; 2lb lower today; can't rule out.

6/1

3rd

3

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

16:18 Fontwell

Concrete King

11st 2lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Neil Mulholland

took keen hold, prominent, challenging 4 out, led before 3 out, 2 lengths ahead when jinked left after 2 out, headed approaching last, weakened run-in

6/1

Form: -742P3

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Close up in a Fontwell handicap in December (2m5f, good) but hasn't gone on from there and he was beaten nearly 20l into third at Lingfield the last time (first-time cheekpieces); has something to prove over 3m as well.

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6th

11

10th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

19:15 Fontwell

Hesbehindyou

10st 7lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Andy Irvine

0-9 over hurdles; kept on well for second over C&D (good; several flights omitted) on Boxing Day and is effectively 5lb lower today but this year's form has been underwhelming and others have more pressing claims.

16/1

7th

12

27th Feb 2023

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

14:30 Plumpton

Hesbehindyou

10st 5lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Andy Irvine

held up in rear

13/2

3rd

9

31st Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield

Hesbehindyou

10st 7lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Andy Irvine

Had few suitable chances and took a step forward when a keeping-on second at Fontwell in December (2m5f, good), only to put in a much lesser effort at Huntingdon since; has something to prove with cheekpieces fitted.

9/1

Form: 42-3PP C

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 9lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Usually consistent and on a handy mark but he's hard to warm to after pulling up in both his runs following a break.

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3rd

4

10th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

16:43 Plumpton

The Tin Miner

11st 3lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Chris Gordon

led, pushed along after 11th, ridden when headed 3 out, held when left in fourth 2 out, stayed on

14/1

8th

6

27th Feb 2023

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

14:30 Plumpton

The Tin Miner

11st 9lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Chris Gordon

led narrowly or disputed lead

12/1

10

26th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

3m 1f 166y

Class 4

12:32 Fontwell

The Tin Miner

10st 5lb

J: Mr Freddie Gordon

T: Chris Gordon

Generally very consistent but was pulled up on last month's return from a break; on a good mark if able to return to his best but faces a few questions for now; possibly best if able to dictate.

16/1

Form: 6-05PP

Last run: 9 days

W: 12st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Gained his only win under rules in December 2020; lost his form over fences with Fergal O'Brien and pulled up in two handicap hurdles for this yard; he is at least downgraded now but with plenty to prove.

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2

27th Feb 2023

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

14:30 Plumpton

Huntsmans Jog

12st 2lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Milton Harris

pressed leader on outer

25/1

12

18th Feb 2023

Good

2m 7f 118y

Class 3

16:10 Ascot

Huntsmans Jog

10st 9lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Milton Harris

held up in rear, pushed along 6th

50/1

12

30th Dec 2022

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 3

14:45 Taunton

Huntsmans Jog

10st 13lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Milton Harris

More than two years since he gained his only win under rules and has lost his way over fences lately; could possibly be perked up by a change of scenery (was with Fergal O'Brien) but too many doubts for now.

33/1

Form: 445331

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Belatedly off the mark over hurdles (1-17) at Lingfield last week (2m7f; good to soft) when the first-time cheekpieces clearly helped; made all to win by 12l and it's no surprise to see him turned out quickly under a penalty.

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6th

7

6th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 110y

Class 4

16:40 Kempton

San Pedro

11st 5lb

J: Freddie Gordon

T: Chris Gordon

Two 3m1f soft-ground wins at Plumpton this year but he wasn't great back there three weeks ago and he bids to bounce back off what looks a tough mark.

12/1

7th

9

14th Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 3

15:15 Plumpton

San Pedro

11st 0lb

J: Freddie Gordon

T: Chris Gordon

in touch with leaders on outer, prominent 4th, went second 3 out

5/1

1st

4

11th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 217y

Class 3

15:30 Plumpton

San Pedro

10st 9lb

J: Freddie Gordon

T: Chris Gordon

travelled strongly, pressed leader, not fluent 3rd, led 8th, went clear after 4 out, canter

6/4

Form: /P-174 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Shock winner of a C&D handicap in November off only 1lb lower; not quite so good in the meantime but still ran okay back here a fortnight ago; one of the better options.

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7

28th Apr 2023

Good

3m 2f 54y

Class 5

17:20 Chepstow

El Hageb Rose

10st 10lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Paddy Butler

100-1 winner in a 3m1f handicap hurdle at Plumpton (3m1f, good to soft) last November off 7lb higher; reverted to lesser shows since but, wearing cheekpieces first time, he did make some late progress from right out the back when fifth of nine at Huntingdon (3m) last time on a rare run over fences; not entirely dismissed.

10/1

5th

6

28th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

13:30 Huntingdon

El Hageb Rose

11st 4lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Paddy Butler

in rear, ridden after 3 out, no chance with winner but stayed on from 2 out, never on terms

25/1

8

27th Feb 2023

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

14:30 Plumpton

El Hageb Rose

11st 6lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Paddy Butler

towards rear

14/1

Form: 52P6/P

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Three-time Flat winner who won a heavy-ground handicap hurdle at Chepstow in November 2020 off a 4lb higher mark; below his best under both codes since then and was pulled up at Wincanton after a lengthy absence.

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6

21st Mar 2023

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:35 Wetherby

Darksideoftarnside

10st 11lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Neil Mulholland

Dropping down the weights and he's one to watch in the betting, but he was pulled up twice last month following a long absence.

20/1

10

27th Feb 2023

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

14:30 Plumpton

Darksideoftarnside

11st 2lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

prominent

14/1

11

2nd Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

13:30 Wincanton

Darksideoftarnside

11st 1lb

J: Thomasina Eyston

T: Neil Mulholland

Won handicap debut in this sphere off this mark at Chepstow (extended 2m3f, heavy) in November 2020 but not quite so good afterwards; unraced since out of form in two Flat starts in 2021, so there are questions to answer.

20/1

Form: -4PPF7

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

No wins in 15; fell early on his return to hurdles and then ran no race last time; much to prove.

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7th

15

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

12:35 Lingfield

Shiroccos Delight

10st 2lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Anna Newton-Smith

20-race maiden; only two of those were over fences (including latest) but he's very hard to fancy from 10lb out of the weights proper.

100/1

8th

11

6th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 164y

Class 5

13:37 Plumpton

Shiroccos Delight

10st 2lb

J: James Best

T: Anna Newton-Smith

19-race maiden who was pulled upon chasing debut last December and hasn't shown a great deal over hurdles since; 5lb out of the weights; not the obvious answer.

50/1

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Exacta £2109.00
Straight Forecast £1438.80
Tricast £6785.20
Trifecta £13427.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

San Pedro

The Sun:

Abingworth

The Times:

Hilltown

Daily Mail:

Hesbehindyou

The Guardian:

Concrete King

The Star:

Abingworth

RP Ratings:

San Pedro

POSTDATA:

San Pedro

Telegraph:

San Pedro

D Express:

San Pedro

Daily Mirror:

San Pedro

Daily Record:

San Pedro