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Langley Castle An Outstanding Small Hotel Handicap Chase (Go North Monet’s Garden Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £5043.35
  • 2m 4f 15y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Langley Castle An Outstanding Small Hotel Handicap Chase (Go North Monet’s Garden Series Qualifier)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain and snow

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.90
  • Place: £2.60

Form: 6P4730 D

Last run: 73 days

W: 10st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Mainly disappointing over hurdles earlier in the season, but quite interesting on first run over fences having won his two point-to-points in February.

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10

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

17:00 Hexham

Ex SElance

10st 11lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Victor Thompson

C&D winner who scored off 4lb higher at Newcastle (2m4f, heavy) last April but he's been out of sorts at biggish prices in his three runs this year and needs to get back on track.

25/1

7th

5

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 41y

Class 5

15:30 Hexham

Ex SElance

10st 11lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Victor Thompson

Both chase wins have been over 2m4f although has won a 3m point and was runner-up to Gibberwell in this race last season; not at his best recently; others stronger.

22/1

8th

11

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 5

15:00 Kelso

Ex SElance

10st 6lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Victor Thompson

In good form last spring and he's capable of bouncing back from a no-show; mark is fine, as will be the trip and ground.

33/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 22-4P5 D

Last run: 38 days

W: 12st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Hurdles winner for Paul Nicholls in March 2019 (2m4f, good to soft); not as good over fences so far although twice runner-up to a progressive sort over 2m4f/2m5f last season (one here); won a point on heavy and interesting back down in trip.

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2

23rd May 2023

Good

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

18:50 Hexham

Trevelyns Corn

11st 13lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Yet to win over fences but acts well over C&D and heavy ground has tested him on last two starts, finding little in the closing stages when last seen in March (cheekpieces added, retained today); this less draining ground can suit; thereabouts again.

9/2

4th

1

30th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

16:30 Hexham

Trevelyns Corn

12st 0lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

His jumping wasn't great over C&D (heavy) a fortnight ago but he nevertheless returned to form with that second to Ex S'Elance, and the first-time cheekpieces could help him find greater fluency today; player.

7/2

2nd

1

16th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

17:10 Hexham

Trevelyns Corn

12st 0lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Hurdles winner for Paul Nicholls in March 2019 (2m4f, good to soft); not as good over fences so far although twice runner-up to a progressive sort over 2m4f/2m5f last season (one here); won a point on heavy and interesting back down in trip.

10/1

4/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 3-1214 D BF

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Successful twice at Sedgefield (2m3f, soft) for current yard; not at his best when fourth over same C&D last time but could well bounce back.

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3rd

12

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

14:53 Southwell

Tom Creen

11st 6lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Gained all four chase wins over shorter trips at Sedgefield, the last twice in the autumn, but ran well in defeat over this C&D (good to soft) in January and is probably still on a workable mark; shortlisted.

5/1

2nd

8

17th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

12:30 Southwell

Tom Creen

11st 1lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Two wins at Sedgefield this season (on soft at 2m5f and 2m3f) and fair placed efforts on last two starts; not disgraced on his only two attempts at 3m under rules (has won a 3m point) but best form at shorter.

9/2

3rd

5

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 4

14:35 Sedgefield

Tom Creen

11st 3lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Good strike-rate over fences and matched best effort when second at Southwell last time; return to this track will suit (four wins here at up to 2m5f) and likely to be thereabouts.

6/4

Form: 9/22B5

Last run: 49 days

W: 10st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Eight-race maiden; best run over hurdles when runner-up at Kelso in November (2m5f, soft); interesting on chase debut.

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4th

10

16th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

17:10 Hexham

Rockmann

10st 9lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Eight-race maiden; best run over hurdles when runner-up at Kelso in November (2m5f, soft); interesting on chase debut.

12/1

5th

9

26th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:15 Wetherby

Rockmann

10st 10lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Runner-up in the autumn in his first two handicaps (2m4f/2m5f, soft) and brought down at the fifth flight at Newcastle last time; has shaped as though this step up in trip could suit and he holds likeable claims.

8/1

16

26th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

12:15 Newcastle

Rockmann

10st 10lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Mark Walford

prominent

7/2

Form: 1-4678 D

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Won three times over 2m5f last season (twice on soft), but hasn't run to his best this season; well handicapped, but a bit to prove.

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6th

9

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

16:00 Hexham

Ashjan

10st 4lb

J: Miss Heidi Palin

T: Sandy Forster

Ex-Irish; has won three chases for this yard, the latest at Carlisle in April 2022 (2m5f, good); creditable fourth over hurdles from well out of the handicap on same track last month, but went up the ratings following that and others now look better treated.

14/1

6th

9

30th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

17:25 Carlisle

Ashjan

10st 2lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Sandy Forster

Not the most reliable these days but was under 5l away in a C&D handicap three weeks ago when a stone out of the weights (behind Masked Crusader); remains to be seen if that flattered him and he's off the same mark here.

14/1

4th

12

7th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

14:05 Carlisle

Ashjan

10st 2lb

J: Miss Heidi Palin

T: Sandy Forster

A three-time winner over fences (around 2m4f) in early 2022; not the most reliable nowadays but he wasn't disgraced back hurdling when fifth in 2m4f Sedgefield handicap last month; a stone out of the handicap here, however.

40/1

Form: -42820 BF

Last run: 49 days

W: 10st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Modest form pointing in 2020; not particularly consistent over hurdles, but has shown his best form on testing ground so could go well in these conditions on his first run over fences.

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3rd

4

29th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 19y

Class 5

14:25 Newcastle

Economic Editor

10st 7lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Adam Nicol

Maiden; twice runner-up over hurdles this season (soft/heavy); didn't jump with enough zip on recent chasing debut and faded out of contention; may do better with that experience behind him but will need to.

8/1

6th

13

16th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

17:10 Hexham

Economic Editor

10st 5lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Adam Nicol

Modest form pointing in 2020; not particularly consistent over hurdles, but has shown his best form on testing ground so could go well in these conditions on his first run over fences.

9/1

14th

16

26th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 5

14:00 Wetherby

Economic Editor

10st 9lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Adam Nicol

midfield

7/1

Form: 223233

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

13-race maiden; plenty of decent placed efforts from 2m4f-3m on a variety of ground; very unlucky when second in first-time blinkers at Wetherby on Boxing Day; each-way chance.

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4th

8

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 5

14:40 Market Rasen

Beat The Edge

10st 7lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Tim Easterby

Stays 3m so it wasn't a bad run at Wetherby in March over 1m7f (soft); an infrequent winner but well handicapped and has not had many chances on good ground.

5/2

3rd

8

28th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 36y

Class 4

15:20 Wetherby

Beat The Edge

10st 6lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Tim Easterby

Sole career success came off 5lb higher in this race in 2023 (soft); mixed form this term (at up to 2m3f); well treated and has possibilities back here.

11/2

4th

5

3rd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 31y

Class 5

15:50 Doncaster

Beat The Edge

11st 4lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Tim Easterby

Hard to win with having been successful in just one of his 22 rules starts; however, he often runs well, as when third at Catterick (1m7f, soft) on Tuesday, and should be fine at this trip; might not be far away.

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: P3322F D

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Won over 2m1f and 2m3f last season and ran another sound race when second off 4lb lower over 3m1f at Catterick in December (soft); a possible.

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6

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 5

14:40 Market Rasen

Myburg

10st 11lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Sue Smith

Past winner over 2m1f (hurdle) and 2m3f (chase); remained in good form until a heavy fall at Sedgefield (3m3f) and the ground was heavy when pulled up the final time; nothing wrong with his mark but has been a long-time absent.

16/1

4

16th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

17:10 Hexham

Myburg

11st 4lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Sue Smith

Won over 2m1f and 2m3f last season and ran another sound race when second off 4lb lower over 3m1f at Catterick in December (soft); a possible.

11/2

Form: 5P3227 CD

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 4lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Won this race off a 12lb higher mark in 2021 (heavy); rare poor effort last time; well handicapped at present and could bounce back.

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3rd

5

6th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 41y

Class 5

19:18 Hexham

Cash Again

11st 7lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Simon West

Touched off at Cartmel in June on final start for Ben Haslam; no wins since a 2m4f success here in March 2021 and all his form is at shorter so a bit to prove on stable debut.

8/1

2nd

7

30th Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 34y

Class 5

15:05 Cartmel

Cash Again

11st 4lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Ben Haslam

Ran well when third over hurdles here last month; better known as a chaser now so claims if he can transfer that latest effort; all four wins have come on soft ground so would appreciate rain.

6/1

3rd

8

29th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 31y

Class 5

17:45 Cartmel

Cash Again

11st 2lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Ben Haslam

Better known as a chaser now but was fifth to Benito over C&D last June; both career wins gained on soft so unlikely to get ideal conditions.

16/1

Form: 8125PP CD

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

C&D winner in May (good to soft); lacks consistency and has plenty to prove having been pulled up on last two starts.

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1st

10

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 5

14:40 Market Rasen

The Electrician

10st 2lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Mike Sowersby

Dual chase winner but last season didn't really go anywhere, latterly in first-time blinkers; out of the weights.

20/1

4th

8

18th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

13:55 Southwell

The Electrician

10st 6lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Mike Sowersby

led narrowly or disputed lead, pecked on landing 11th, headed on turn before 2 out, soon outpaced, weakening when not fluent last

10/1

6th

5

1st Jan 2024

Soft

3m 1f 54y

Class 5

15:05 Catterick

The Electrician

10st 12lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Mike Sowersby

prominent, in touch with leaders halfway, dropped to last 12th, soon outpaced and struggling

8/1

Form: 5P-64P D

Last run: 84 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish; strike-rate of 1-24; these conditions suit (only win was over 2m4f on heavy) but hasn't been at his best this season; blinkers now replace cheekpieces; others stronger.

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11

24th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 41y

Class 5

15:25 Hexham

Castlegrange

10st 8lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Katie Scott

Only win came in Ireland two years ago and he's generally struggled in Britain including in his two runs (2m4f, heavy) after wind surgery this spring; mark continues to fall but is easy to have reservations.

25/1

4th

3

29th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 19y

Class 5

14:25 Newcastle

Castlegrange

10st 12lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Katie Scott

Only win came in Ireland two years ago; flashes of form in Britain but was pulled up behind Lisloran at Ayr in December and again at Hexham recently, after wind surgery; too many doubts.

20/1

9

16th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

17:10 Hexham

Castlegrange

11st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Katie Scott

Ex-Irish; strike-rate of 1-24; these conditions suit (only win was over 2m4f on heavy) but hasn't been at his best this season; blinkers now replace cheekpieces; others stronger.

25/1

Form: P-8077

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Modest hurdler who needs to improve markedly on this switch to chasing.

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12

8th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 198y

Class 5

14:30 Carlisle

Get Going

10st 3lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Nine-race maiden but he went close off a reduced mark at Hexham (2m4f, heavy; 4-1) last week on only his second start over fences; that was his most convincing effort so far and has claims if he can back that up.

15/2

3rd

8

30th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

16:30 Hexham

Get Going

10st 3lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Mark Walford

Made no impact in his three handicap hurdles and he was behind when brought down at the final fence over C&D (heavy) on his recent chase debut.

14/1

11

16th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

17:10 Hexham

Get Going

10st 7lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Mark Walford

Modest hurdler who needs to improve markedly on this switch to chasing.

33/1

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Non-runners

Azof Des Mottes, The Electrician

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Payout
Exacta £569.00
Straight Forecast £545.90
Tricast £2218.60
Trifecta £3466.00

Selections

The Guardian:

Tom Creen

RP Ratings:

Beat The Edge

D Express:

Azof Des Mottes

TOPSPEED:

The Electrician

The Star:

Rockmann

The Times:

Economic Editor

SPOTLIGHT:

Cash Again

POSTDATA:

Beat The Edge

Telegraph:

Beat The Edge

Daily Mail:

Tom Creen

Daily Mirror:

Tom Creen

The Sun:

Tom Creen