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13:50 Southwell

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  • Prize money: £7921.5
  • 1m 7f 182y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.80
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 218533 C

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

0-3 over fences, most recently a well-held third behind Ardmayle and Mr Coldstone over C&D last month; however, defied a 4lb higher mark over hurdles here last June and has possibilities if back to that sort of form.

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4th

9

6th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 36y

Class 4

14:45 Wetherby

Onesoc

10st 11lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Sue Smith

Both wins have been over 2m at Southwell and only 4lb higher than for the latest on good ground; 2m4f looked too far at Newcastle when the ground was heavy.

5/1

3rd

7

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 4f 19y

Class 4

14:15 Newcastle

Onesoc

11st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Sue Smith

Both wins have been over 2m at Southwell, latest a handicap chase on good to soft; now 4lb higher and an interesting contender back up in trip although this forecast softer ground is a slight concern.

5/2

1st

4

6th Mar 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

13:50 Southwell

Onesoc

11st 8lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Sue Smith

0-3 over fences, most recently a well-held third behind Ardmayle and Mr Coldstone over C&D last month; however, defied a 4lb higher mark over hurdles here last June and has possibilities if back to that sort of form.

8/1

20/1

  • Place: £3.80

Form: 894244

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Has consistent form figures of late but he was only a modest fourth the last twice, latest in 2m4f event here; still a maiden and needs improvement to open his account.

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10/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: 64115P

Last run: 116 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Held in a few Flat races on the snow at St Moritz last month (has won there in the past); scored over fences at Sedgefield (2m1f, good) in September and remains unexposed in this sphere; could go well.

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4

9th Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 214y

Class 5

14:30 Plumpton

Mordred

11st 12lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Milton Harris

Good effort at Southwell last month where he would have gone even closer but for a mistake two out; good ground ideal and, while he has quite a few miles on the clock, enters the argument.

6/1

3rd

3

6th Mar 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

13:50 Southwell

Mordred

11st 12lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Milton Harris

Held in a few Flat races on the snow at St Moritz last month (has won there in the past); scored over fences at Sedgefield (2m1f, good) in September and remains unexposed in this sphere; could go well.

10/1

3

11th Nov 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

13:20 Southwell

Mordred

11st 11lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Milton Harris

Made all in three-runner maiden hurdle in September and followed up in four-runner chase at Sedgefield (2m1f, good) a few days later, despite lacking fluency at times; below form when switched back to hurdling last month and jumped very badly to his left on occasions when pulled up over fences at Taunton (2.25) yesterday.

3/1

Form: 61-938 C

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 4lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Veteran who has been inconsistent for a while; won off a 3lb higher mark in July 2021; has something to find on the balance of his form shown in just three runs since.

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4th

7

12th Jun 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:15 Southwell

Robin Des Mana

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Phil York

Four-time chase winner but his last success was almost two years ago and this 12yo has been well held in his three runs this year; 2lb out of the weights on this step back up in grade and he's opposable.

33/1

5th

4

16th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 149y

Class 5

16:45 Wincanton

Robin Des Mana

11st 4lb

J: Mr Nathan Brennan

T: Phil York

held up in last

20/1

4th

6

6th Mar 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

13:50 Southwell

Robin Des Mana

11st 4lb

J: Mr Phillip York

T: Phil York

Veteran who has been inconsistent for a while; won off a 3lb higher mark in July 2021; has something to find on the balance of his form shown in just three runs since.

25/1

Form: P-6525

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Below par at Fakenham last month and remains a maiden; however, ran well over C&D (good; chase debut) the time before and holds each-way claims on that second-place finish; same mark.

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2nd

2

29th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 34y

Class 5

17:15 Cartmel

Mexican Boy

12st 0lb

J: Mr Toby McCain-Mitchell

T: J J O’Shea

Maiden; second in a Southwell handicap chase last November (2m; RPR 101) but fell on latest two attempts and has left Olly Murphy; new trainer (also runs The Creadan Rogue) has good record in these races; market a help.

6/1

5

13th Apr 2023

Good

2m 7f 3y

Class 5

15:45 Taunton

Mexican Boy

11st 4lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

in rear, not fluent 2nd, mistake 7th, some headway before 13th, in touch with leaders 14th, soon shaken up

11/2

8

31st Mar 2023

Soft

3m 0f 45y

Class 5

16:25 Wetherby

Mexican Boy

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Runner-up at Southwell (2m, good) last November and his half-brother Mance Rayder has won at up to 3m4f; however, no threat when fifth over 2m the last twice and the suitability of this step up in trip is questionable.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 912-41 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 12st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

2-3 over fences at Southwell, the wins gained in this race last year (good to soft) and a Class 4 contest last month (good; beat Mr Coldstone); still favourably treated on form shown in his younger days; respected.

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7th

1

7th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 8y

Class 5

20:30 Hereford

Ardmayle

12st 0lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Ali Stronge

Two wins in 2023, at Southwell in February (2m, good) and over C&D in April (good to soft); not fared quite so well since although signs of a return to form when third over C&D last time (soft); on a good mark now and not out of it.

10/1

3rd

1

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 8y

Class 5

15:10 Hereford

Ardmayle

12st 0lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ali Stronge

Won this race last year and is now 2lb lower; however, this 12yo has plenty to prove having struggled on his three runs this season.

12/1

2

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 12y

Class 5

16:40 Taunton

Ardmayle

11st 13lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Ali Stronge

led, headed and prominent 2nd, not fluent 3rd, in touch with leaders when badly hampered by faller 5 out, soon dropped to rear, pulled up just before 4 out

14/1

Form: 02P372 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 12st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Mixed results since switched to fences but his most recent effort was a sound one, finishing clear second behind Ardmayle over C&D on good ground; major contender off the same mark, granted a similar display.

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5th

3

1st Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

18:40 Market Rasen

Mr Coldstone

11st 11lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Charles & Adam Pogson

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, prominent before 4th

10/1

6

24th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

18:50 Southwell

Mr Coldstone

10st 8lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Charles & Adam Pogson

took keen hold, held up in rear, not fluent and detached 5th, ridden briefly and reminder after 6th, struggling when pulled up before 8th

10/1

7th

2

6th Mar 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

13:50 Southwell

Mr Coldstone

12st 2lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Charles & Adam Pogson

Mixed results since switched to fences but his most recent effort was a sound one, finishing clear second behind Ardmayle over C&D on good ground; major contender off the same mark, granted a similar display.

9/2

Form: 9865

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Modest fifth in 2m novice hurdle here five weeks ago; holds weak claims on overall form but is a possible improver on this handicap/chase debut; market support should be noted.

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4th

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

17:00 Market Rasen

My Portia

10st 2lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: L J Morgan

Mild signs of progress in a first-time tongue-tie when fifth in a 2m1f handicap chase here in March; very lightly raced and this is her first handicap over hurdles; hood added.

10/1

Form: 63PP54 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Not disgraced in first-time blinkers at Ludlow 12 days ago and may be capable of another decent effort in the retained headgear; however, sole win remains in a hurdles race three years ago.

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8th

10

29th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

15:50 Huntingdon

Megalodon

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Paul Henderson

raced in second

66/1

10

21st Apr 2023

Good

2m 1f 109y

Class 5

19:05 Exeter

Megalodon

10st 2lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Paul Henderson

Only 9l away when first-time blinkered at Ludlow (2m, good) but wasn't half as good next time, though he did make a mistake five out; could make an impression off this mark if putting his best foot forward.

12/1

9th

12

6th Mar 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

13:50 Southwell

Megalodon

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Paul Henderson

Not disgraced in first-time blinkers at Ludlow 12 days ago and may be capable of another decent effort in the retained headgear; however, sole win remains in a hurdles race three years ago.

25/1

Form: 8-4P2P D BF

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Failed to show his form when joint-favourite for 2m4f contest here last month; respectable second at Fakenham (2m, good) the time before and is still well treated on peak form; not dismissed back down in distance.

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5th

9

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 59y

Class 4

16:20 Fakenham

Templier

10st 4lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Sarah Humphrey

Scored over C&D (good to soft) on seasonal debut in November and has remained in good form since but usually knocks about in Class 5 races and may find a couple of today's rivals too strong.

5/1

2nd

3

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Sedgefield

Templier

11st 11lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Sarah Humphrey

midfield, not fluent and dropped to rear 2 out (usual 3 out), soon rallied, went third home turn

6/1

5th

3

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Templier

11st 7lb

J: James Best

T: Sarah Humphrey

midfield, pushed along before 4 out, went fourth but outpaced 3 out, weakened gradually from 2 out

7/2

Form: 73/59- D

Last run: 470 days

W: 10st 6lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Successful three times off higher marks (hurdles/fences) for Tony Carroll but has never been consistent and lacks recent match practice having been absent since 2021; not sure what to expect.

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6th

7

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:30 Hereford

Man Of The North

10st 7lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Dave Roberts

The last of this veteran's three wins was in early 2021 in a 2m1f handicap chase at Bangor; last seen three months ago pulling up in a claiming hurdle; others safer.

20/1

0

4

10th Jan 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 113y

Class 4

13:40 Leicester

Man Of The North

11st 9lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Dave Roberts

Lowly rated veteran; gave good account when close second in Newton Abbot chase (2m5f, soft) last April but was well below that form on next two outings and this first hurdling start since 2020 comes after an eight-month absence.

50/1

Form: 58-033

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

0-7 over fences but is back in better form having finished third at Catterick (2m3f) and Leicester (2m4f) last month, both on good ground; each-way possibilities if he copes with this drop back in trip.

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0

6

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

16:32 Worcester

Barnay

10st 3lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

Out of form in chases in the spring and hasn't won for well over two years; lot to prove on return from a break.

100/1

13

19th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 98y

Class 5

16:25 Chepstow

Barnay

10st 10lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

On a losing run stretching back over two years; twice placed last month but never going well at Southwell 13 days ago and he's easy enough to swerve.

20/1

7

6th Mar 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

13:50 Southwell

Barnay

11st 0lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

0-7 over fences but is back in better form having finished third at Catterick (2m3f) and Leicester (2m4f) last month, both on good ground; each-way possibilities if he copes with this drop back in trip.

9/1

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Tricast £4939.10
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Selections

Telegraph:

Ardmayle

SPOTLIGHT:

Mr Coldstone

RP Ratings:

Mexican Boy

POSTDATA:

Mordred

The Guardian:

Mexican Boy

The Times:

Mr Coldstone

Daily Record:

Mr Coldstone

Daily Mail:

Ardmayle

D Express:

Ardmayle

Daily Mirror:

Ardmayle

The Sun:

Ardmayle

The Star:

Ardmayle