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16:45 Taunton

Good To Soft

Royal National Lifeboat Institution Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £2722.46
  • 2m 0f 104y
  • Class 5
  • 14 runners
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Royal National Lifeboat Institution Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.00
  • Place: £2.40

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

£33,000 3yo; second foal; dam bumper winner and Listed-placed 2m4f hurdle winner, closely related to bumper/2m4f hurdle winner Arrive Sir Clive, half-sister to Flat/bumper/hurdle winner Best Wait; with a top stable; no surprise if he features on debut.

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6th

7

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

15:10 Taunton

Centara

11st 8lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

Won a 2m3f novice here on good to soft in December but cut out quickly when penalised back here last month; still has something to learn and could turn out well handicapped off this mark, but keen-going tendencies remains a concern.

6/1

5th

1

6th Feb 2024

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

13:50 Taunton

Centara

11st 9lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

took keen hold, led, mistake 4 out, headed before 2 out, weakened and lost two places from last

5/2

1st

2

30th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

13:00 Taunton

Centara

11st 0lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Paul Nicholls

travelled strongly but didn't always jump with fluency, midfield on outer

10/11

12/1

  • Place: £3.60

Form: 3

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

From a good Flat family and shaped with significant promise when third over C&D (good) on debut 18 days ago; has a fighting chance if able to build on that performance today.

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5th

8

6th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:55 Wetherby

Light Sentence

10st 8lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Oliver Signy

From a good Flat family; positives to take from both his runs and did well to finish second at Taunton (good to soft) given how keenly he raced; must have a chance.

7/2

2nd

11

20th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

16:45 Taunton

Light Sentence

10st 6lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Oliver Signy

From a good Flat family and shaped with significant promise when third over C&D (good) on debut 18 days ago; has a fighting chance if able to build on that performance today.

12/1

3rd

6

2nd Mar 2023

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

16:35 Taunton

Light Sentence

10st 6lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Oliver Signy

took keen hold, prominent, pushed along and briefly led over 2f out, ridden and outpaced over 1f out, kept on

16/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; dam pulled up in point, half-sister to hurdle/smart chase winner Cloud Creeper; clearcut winner on Irish point debut in December before changing hands for £95,000 the following month; new stable does well in bumpers (17% strike-rate); features prominently in calculations.

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2nd

7

1st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 4

16:10 Plumpton

Saladins Son

11st 6lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Chris Gordon

Irish point winner; four defeats over hurdles but wasn't disgraced in finishing seventh of 17 runners in Sandown's EBF Final three weeks ago (2m4f, soft); this is a whole lot easier than that.

8/15

7th

15

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 173y

Class 1

13:50 Sandown

Saladins Son

11st 2lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Chris Gordon

Irish point winner; no closer than 9l in his three hurdles and was put in his place by the winner last time at Fontwell (2m1f, soft); this could be more his trip (previous hurdle runs at 2m3f/2m5f) but this mark wouldn't be a gift on what he's achieved thus far.

22/1

2nd

4

28th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

13:12 Fontwell

Saladins Son

11st 2lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Chris Gordon

led, 2 lengths ahead when not fluent 2 out, headed last, weakened run-in

3/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; half-sister to bumper winner Hurricane Vichi; dam placed bumpers, sister to bumper/jumps winner Who's My Jockey, closely related to Listed Flat and outstanding hurdle winner Hurricane Fly; with that pedigree, he's well worth a glance in the betting.

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4th

10

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 5

15:00 Exeter

Malago Rose

10st 12lb

J: James Best

T: Simon Earle

Steadily progressive maiden who was placed in first two handicaps, latterly when very close third of 15 here (2m5f, good to soft) in November; interesting to see whether this stiffer stamina test plays to her strengths.

7/1

3rd

9

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

15:45 Exeter

Malago Rose

11st 0lb

J: James Best

T: Simon Earle

Six-race maiden whose form has been heading in the right direction this term, most recently third at Worcester (2m4f, good; handicap debut) ten weeks ago; possibilities off same mark.

6/1

3rd

4

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:35 Worcester

Malago Rose

11st 5lb

J: James Best

T: Simon Earle

Improving with experience and beaten less than 10l when fourth over 2m here in July; that form has some substance and she could well be a contender back up in trip on handicap debut.

10/1

7/2

Form: 23 BF

Last run: 84 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Out of a bumper winner; close second on debut at Chepstow in November and again displayed significant promise when third at Huntingdon (also good to soft) on Boxing Day; ideally needs to learn to settle better but probably won't be far away.

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4th

3

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 3

13:15 Uttoxeter

Range

11st 8lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Sam Thomas

Beaten in three bumpers but made it second-time lucky over hurdles at Chepstow (2m3f, heavy) in December; led for long way before fading into fifth in 3m Doncaster Grade 2 in January; that suggests this drop back in trip could suit; probably capable of better again.

9/4

5th

8

27th Jan 2024

Good

3m 0f 84y

Class 1

14:40 Doncaster

Range

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Sam Thomas

led, headed before 3 out, weakened from 2 out, no chance when not fluent last

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; half-brother to same connections' bumper/fairly useful hurdle winner I Spy A Diva; dam Listed bumper/useful hurdle winner, sister to hurdle/useful chase winner Max Bygraves; stable does well in bumpers (17% strike-rate); newcomer with good credentials on paper.

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3

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

17:10 Taunton

I Got Stung

11st 12lb

J: David Bass

T: Kim Bailey

Didn't jump well enough and was eventually well beaten on handicap debut in January but his keeping-on fourth at Ludlow (2m, good to soft) in October was encouraging, and he probably still has potential.

12/1

11th

5

4th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

12:58 Hereford

I Got Stung

11st 8lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Kim Bailey

Finished closer than in his two previous hurdles when 17l off the winner in a 2m novice at Ludlow in October; off since but an interesting handicap debutant over a longer trip that he's bred for.

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; dam Flat and useful jumps winner, half-sister to Flat/hurdle winners Mr Burbidge and Mrs Burbidge; stable has healthy strike-rate in bumpers (11%).

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1st

21

7th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

15:07 Southwell (AW)

Mini Mildred

8st 10lb

T: Neil Mulholland

Creditable third this autumn on Wolverhampton Tapeta (1m4f/1m6f) in her two AW handicaps; place chance again.

8/1

3rd

7

(8)

6th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Mini Mildred

9st 3lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Neil Mulholland

in touch with leaders, ridden and went second from over 2f out, lost second and no extra from over 1f out

4/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third foal; half-brother to hurdle winner Canastero; dam point/low-grade hurdle winner, half-sister to bumper/hurdle winner Cracked Rear View; with a good stable; market support will make him of interest.

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8th

12

20th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

16:45 Taunton

Pigeon Hill

10st 6lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

Third foal; half-brother to hurdle winner Canastero; dam point/low-grade hurdle winner, half-sister to bumper/hurdle winner Cracked Rear View; with a good stable; market support will make him of interest.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

First foal; unraced dam out of unraced half-sister to winning chaser Tullons Lane; pedigree doesn't leap off the page but stable's very good bumper strike-rate (23%) brings him into the equation.

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5th

17

17th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 56y

Class 2

14:05 Cheltenham

Uggy Uggy Uggy

10st 4lb

J: Miss Megan Bevan

T: Keiran Burke

prominent, raced wide early, pressed leader 2nd, led 3rd, awkward jump 5th

25/1

4th

3

23rd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 3

16:15 Plumpton

Uggy Uggy Uggy

11st 8lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Milton Harris

Progressive 5yo who readily drew 8l clear to score at Warwick (2m, good) last month and is now 2-7 over hurdles; latest 10lb rise asks a question of him but he still commands respect.

100/30

1st

4

25th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:30 Warwick

Uggy Uggy Uggy

11st 8lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Milton Harris

Won readily by 6l at Stratford (2m2f, good) in July, his second handicap, and has made the frame in Class 3 races twice since (2m1f/2m5f); eased in grade today and a likely contender again.

11/2

Form: 331

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Delivered on earlier promise when making all at Fontwell (good to soft) in January; almost certainly faces a tougher assignment here but his 7lb penalty is partially offset by Caoilin Quinn's useful 5lb claim and he ought to give it a good shot.

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2nd

7

23rd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 92y

Class 3

16:25 Newbury

Duhallow Tommy

10st 12lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Toby Lawes

Bumper winner who has won at Plumpton (2m1f/2m3f, soft/good to soft) this year on first three chase starts; tackles different course and higher grade today but he could still have more left in the tank; chance.

5/1

1st

4

4th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 164y

Class 4

14:50 Plumpton

Duhallow Tommy

11st 2lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Toby Lawes

Showed the benefit of a wind op when winning by 13l here (2m1f, soft) on chasing debut in January; probably fortunate to follow up under penalty here a week later (2m1f, good to soft; leader fell at the last) and effectively another 3lb higher now but he should be fine over today's longer trip and remains very much of interest.

2/1

1st

1

29th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 214y

Class 5

14:20 Plumpton

Duhallow Tommy

12st 7lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: Toby Lawes

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, not fluent 3rd, went second 5th, pushed along when not fluent 2 out, ridden approaching last, 2 lengths down when left clear last, pushed out

10/11

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

12th foal; closely related to St Leger second The Last Drop and two very useful Flat-racers (one also a useful hurdler), half-brother to two other Flat winners (one very useful); dam fair 7f AW winner; stable has just a fair bumper strike-rate but this newcomer has a striking pedigree.

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0

8

6th Oct 2023

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

14:20 Fontwell

West Hill Moth

11st 1lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Seamus Mullins

took keen hold, towards rear, mistake 2nd

100/1

13th

14

11th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

17:05 Huntingdon

West Hill Moth

10st 12lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Seamus Mullins

towards rear, ridden over 3f out

66/1

11th

13

20th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

16:45 Taunton

West Hill Moth

10st 6lb

J: Daniel Sansom

T: Seamus Mullins

12th foal; closely related to St Leger second The Last Drop and two very useful Flat-racers (one also a useful hurdler), half-brother to two other Flat winners (one very useful); dam fair 7f AW winner; stable has just a fair bumper strike-rate but this newcomer has a striking pedigree.

20/1

OUR TIP

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to bumper/fairly useful hurdle winner Bally Conor; dam hurdle-winning half-sister to smart jumper Solix; bought for £62,000 soon after finishing second on last month's Irish point debut; tongue-tie fitted for today's rules debut; new stable has very good bumper strike-rate (24%).

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9

2nd Feb 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

16:00 Southwell

Hammer Dan

10st 9lb

J: Ellis Collier

T: David Pipe

in rear, mistake 2nd, headway after 8th, lost ground quickly after 3 out

16/1

12th

11

8th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

17:15 Uttoxeter

Hammer Dan

10st 7lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

Runner-up on Irish point debut in February but has struggled to get competitive in his bumper or three attempts over hurdles; hood joined tongue-tie for last two starts; had wind surgery since latest and this is handicap debut, so he's worth a market check despite the lack of solid form.

9/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

First foal; dam bumper/2m4f hurdle winner, half-sister to a 6f/7f winner; stable has only occasional bumper winners; others appeal more.

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13th

4

30th Nov 2023

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

12:50 Taunton

Captain Bill

11st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

Tailed off in a Taunton bumper (good to soft) and maiden hurdle at Wincanton (soft); headgear soon turned to.

100/1

0

7

29th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

14:54 Wincanton

Captain Bill

11st 3lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

Tailed off when 33-1 for Taunton bumper in March; not the obvious answer on today's hurdling debut.

100/1

13th

10

20th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

16:45 Taunton

Captain Bill

10st 6lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

First foal; dam bumper/2m4f hurdle winner, half-sister to a 6f/7f winner; stable has only occasional bumper winners; others appeal more.

40/1

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Non-runners

Rock House

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Payout
Exacta £750.00
Straight Forecast £577.80
Trifecta £3852.00

Selections

Telegraph:

Saladins Son

RP Ratings:

Duhallow Tommy

Daily Mail:

Centara

The Guardian:

Range

SPOTLIGHT:

Rock House

The Times:

I Got Stung

LAMBOURN:

Light Sentence

WEST COUNTRY:

Hammer Dan

D Express:

Centara

Daily Mirror:

Saladins Son

The Sun:

Saladins Son

Daily Record:

Range

The Star:

Rock House

TOPSPEED:

Duhallow Tommy

POSTDATA:

Duhallow Tommy