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13:50 Kelso

Good To Soft

BetVictor Go North Cab On Target Handicap Hurdle (Series Final) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £15609
  • 2m 4f 189y
  • Class 2
  • 15 runners
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BetVictor Go North Cab On Target Handicap Hurdle (Series Final) (GBB Race)

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £15.00
  • Place: £3.60

Form: 413122

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Two wins at Hexham last year (2m, good to soft/soft) and he's been a good second upped to 2m4f the last twice (soft/good); most recently beaten just a head in a small field at Newcastle; this in-form 6yo is respected.

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2nd

5

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

17:45 Hexham

Less Legacy

11st 4lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Susan Corbett

midfield

12/1

8th

13

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Less Legacy

11st 3lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Susan Corbett

Won this race off today's mark a year ago (good to soft) and signalled a return to form when second at Newcastle (2m4f, heavy) last month; enters calculations.

12/1

11/2

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 839212 C BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Course bumper winner who has been in fine form in these cheekpieces, winning at Catterick (2m3f, good) last month before a near-miss at Doncaster (2m3f, good); has run well on heavy ground and could have more to offer.

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3rd

4

19th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 2

14:50 Ayr

Prairie Wolf

11st 9lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Sue Smith

Has made it 3-5 over fences with wins at Catterick (2m3f, soft) and Haydock (2m4f, soft) the last twice; he's up in the weights and in grade today and could do with jumping with greater fluency, but he's clearly progressing nicely and could have even more left in the tank.

5/1

1st

2

20th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 203y

Class 3

14:45 Haydock

Prairie Wolf

11st 10lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Sue Smith

Two wins (2m4f/2m3f, good to soft/soft) from last three starts, with good fourth in hot novice handicap at Cheltenham in between; did it comfortably at Catterick latest despite final-fence blunder; unexposed over fences and could have more to offer in this sphere; key player up 7lb for last time.

Evs

1st

1

27th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 3

14:50 Catterick

Prairie Wolf

11st 10lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Sue Smith

Delivered on earlier chasing promise when eased-down winner at Doncaster in December and his subsequent fourth in a hot race at Cheltenham (also 2m4f, good to soft) was very respectable; back in calmer waters today; good chance.

11/10

14/1

  • Place: £3.80

Form: 031326

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Tailed off at Sandown (2m4f, soft) 18 days ago and it's hard to be confident after that; however, he's been in good form otherwise this year, with a win at Hereford (2m3f, soft) in January, and could bounce back.

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5th

4

30th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

13:55 Carlisle

Maillot Blanc

11st 10lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: N W Alexander

Scored at Hereford (2m3f, soft) in early 2023 and was still in good form at end of last season (2m4f-2m5f) but makes stable debut after 11-month absence and the drop back in trip may not be ideal.

5/1

2nd

1

28th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

16:25 Perth

Maillot Blanc

12st 0lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Sophie Leech

Hereford winner off 9lb lower in January (2m3f, soft); has continued in good form but no easy task off this mark.

6/1

Form: -92611 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

After a couple of solid runs in January he's found something extra in these cheekpieces the last twice with wins at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft) and Ayr (2m4f, good); on the up and could make a bold bid for the hat-trick.

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2nd

12

25th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

14:25 Perth

Euchan Falls

10st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: R Mike Smith

prominent

11/1

4th

4

26th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 91y

Class 5

16:35 Newcastle

Euchan Falls

11st 4lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: R Mike Smith

in touch with leaders

100/30

OUR TIP

10/1

Form: -21227 C

Last run: 48 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Merely mid-division at Musselburgh in February last time but that was a tough 0-145 whereas his highest-rated opponent here is off 115; in good form prior to his latest run and this course winner could have a part to play.

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4

27th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 2f 127y

Class 3

16:05 Perth

Salvino

11st 2lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

Novice winner who has performed well in the majority of his five handicaps, beaten under 2l in three of them; steady pace was against him dropped back to 2m5f at Kelso latest.

4/1

5th

1

25th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

13:50 Kelso

Salvino

12st 0lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

held up in rear

10/1

7th

11

5th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

14:55 Musselburgh

Salvino

10st 7lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Sandy Thomson

midfield, in touch with leaders 5th

10/1

Form: -73134

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Won at Sedgefield (2m4f, soft) in January; beaten about 9l the last twice but those were still fair efforts, most recently fourth of 15 to Coral Blue at Ayr (2m4f, good to soft), and he might not be far away.

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5th

6

13th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

16:00 Hexham

Socks Off

11st 1lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Rebecca Menzies

6yo with a record of 1-11 over hurdles; that success came in a Sedgefield handicap (2m4f, soft) in January but he's not gone on from that and has struggled back on the Flat in last two runs; still 6lb higher than for his hurdle win and has some work to do back in this sphere.

8/1

5th

12

(5)

10th Apr 2023

Soft

1m 7f 217y

Class 6

15:26 Redcar

Socks Off

8st 9lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Rebecca Menzies

Won AW bumper in February 2021 and a 2m4f handicap hurdle on soft this January; well handicapped on Flat if compared to hurdles form but he failed comprehensively to capitalise on that when second favourite on return to Flat at Thirsk (1m4f, soft; made most) last Tuesday.

8/1

9th

10

(1)

4th Apr 2023

Soft

1m 4f 8y

Class 6

17:15 Thirsk

Socks Off

8st 9lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Rebecca Menzies

Ex-Adrian Keatley; AW bumper winner in February 2021; won a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Sedgefield in January for this yard (soft; second time with cheekpieces); plenty to find on his four runs on the Flat.

7/1

Form: 033352 C

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

After a disappointing chase run he returned to form with a good second back over hurdles at Ayr (2m4f, good) a fortnight ago; also effective on soft ground and perhaps the first-time cheekpieces will eke out extra.

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6th

5

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 14y

Class 4

14:45 Kelso

Limerick Leader

10st 11lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Yet to score over fences but he got back on track in a change of headgear (visor replaced cheekpieces) when second of nine in 2m4f handicap chase at Musselburgh three weeks ago; he needs to back it up with visor again sported.

2/1

2nd

1

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

16:20 Musselburgh

Limerick Leader

12st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Now 8lb lower than when going close at Newcastle (2m4f, good) last May and he's also effective on soft ground; however, his subsequent form hasn't come up to scratch and a revival is needed in a chance of headgear.

16/1

Form: 812611 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Won over C&D (soft) last November and has also won his last two, most recently at Ayr (2m4f, good to soft); had something to spare in that big field last time and this progressive 8yo is a major player up 7lb.

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0

8

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Coral Blue

10st 12lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Daragh Bourke

Won three times last season (2m4f/2m5f, soft-good) and he's also scored over C&D; however, his campaign concluded with a below-par run at Kelso and he's been well beaten on both starts this term; needs to bounce back.

20/1

5th

3

20th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 5f 91y

Class 4

14:10 Ayr

Coral Blue

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Daragh Bourke

Last season ended with a below-par run at Kelso in March and there was no return to form on last month's reappearance at Newcastle; however, he may have needed that latest outing and won three times last season; no surprise if he gets back on track with Brian Hughes back on board (1-1 record).

8/1

9th

4

23rd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

14:25 Newcastle

Coral Blue

11st 11lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Daragh Bourke

Three-time winner last season (2m4f-2m5f, good-soft) but not seen since a below-par run in March and not sure to be suited by today's trip-and-ground combination.

9/1

Form: 739377

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Continues to drop down the weights and a market check is advised on his second start back from a break, but he needs to perform considerably better than he's managed the last twice.

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4th

4

28th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 1f 61y

Class 5

13:20 Cartmel

Well Go Again

11st 7lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Yet to win over fences but has performed with credit in all four chases, the latest a C&D third last month; acts on all ground and chance may depend on effect of first-time cheekpieces.

13/2

3rd

5

22nd Jul 2023

Soft

2m 1f 61y

Class 5

16:00 Cartmel

Well Go Again

11st 7lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

in touch with leaders, slow jump 1st

5/1

Form: 126494 D

Last run: 48 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Inconsistent sort but he was a fair fourth of 12 behind Coral Blue at Musselburgh (2m4f, good) last month and he won on soft ground last February; third in this last year and he's an each-way possible if again on song.

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8th

3

30th Nov 2023

Good

2m 2f 40y

Class 5

14:35 Taunton

Idilico

11st 6lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Alexandra Dunn

Runner-up in selling handicap hurdle last month but well beaten on the Flat twice since, and his record over fences is not convincing; blinkers fitted for first time since 2021; too risky.

16/1

10th

6

(7)

18th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

12:16 Lingfield (AW)

Idilico

9st 11lb

J: David Probert

T: Alexandra Dunn

towards rear, headway and prominent after 4f

16/1

Form: -32295

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Runner-up twice in a row at Cartmel last June and didn't run badly in fifth at Ayr a fortnight ago when back from a break; however, he needs to build on that performance if he's to make an impact here.

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7

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 133y

Class 4

14:30 Hexham

Hungry Tiger

10st 11lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

Best watched in this scenario on return from nine-month absence, having recorded his win last summer over 2m5f on good ground at Cartmel.

14/1

4th

3

22nd Jul 2023

Soft

2m 1f 61y

Class 5

16:00 Cartmel

Hungry Tiger

11st 8lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

prominent

3/1

Form: 126194

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Returned to form when winning at Doncaster (2m3f, good) in January and he ran well on soft ground in a bumper; however, he's failed to threaten the last twice and has to raise his game.

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7th

1

11th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 137y

Class 4

16:00 Huntingdon

Give Me A Cuddle

12st 0lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

Yet to make any further progress since winning at Doncaster (2m3f, good) in January but gave very good account before fading into fifth at Kempton (2m5f, good; first-time tongue-tie) ten days ago and has each-way claims at least if in similar form here.

10/1

5th

9

1st May 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

16:15 Kempton

Give Me A Cuddle

11st 6lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

disputed lead, prominent after 2nd

33/1

12th

3

25th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

13:50 Kelso

Give Me A Cuddle

11st 9lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

took keen hold, prominent

16/1

Form: 156355 CD

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Career-best hurdling RPR came when winning off 3lb higher over this C&D last September; however, he hasn't been at his best this year and was well beaten at Musselburgh yesterday in a race he won last year.

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6th

8

(2)

5th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 15y

Class 5

15:50 Hamilton

The Navigator

8st 10lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Dianne Sayer

slowly away, held up in rear

25/1

13th

13

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 1f 87y

Class 2

18:40 Musselburgh

The Navigator

10st 9lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Dianne Sayer

His win in this two years ago was the first leg of a hat-trick; back on a really good mark but plenty of water has since passed under the bridge and he's been off since October when running a quiet race at Kelso.

25/1

Form: -31865

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten on his last three starts but he won at Doncaster last November in first-time cheekpieces, so he may get a boost from a visor going on today; not written off.

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3

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 5

14:40 Market Rasen

Okavango Delta

11st 10lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

Went close at Catterick (2m3f, good to soft) in December on second chase start and it was a competitive Class 4 in which he was an 11l third at Doncaster; this is easier than that and he has potential over this longer trip.

7/2

3rd

7

28th Jan 2024

Good

2m 3f 31y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Okavango Delta

10st 10lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Sole win (15 races) came in a handicap hurdle at Doncaster over this trip in November 2022 when wearing first-time cheekpieces; not so good since, including twice here, until beaten a head at Catterick (2m3f, good to soft) last month in his second chase start; chance if that is repeated.

7/1

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Non-runners

Curious Times, The Navigator, Okavango Delta

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Payout
Exacta £1027.00
Straight Forecast £839.20
Tricast £8837.30
Trifecta £14865.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Coral Blue

The Times:

Prairie Wolf

The Guardian:

The Navigator

POSTDATA:

Limerick Leader

Telegraph:

Salvino

TOPSPEED:

Socks Off

RP Ratings:

Idilico

The Star:

Prairie Wolf

D Express:

Coral Blue

Daily Mirror:

Coral Blue

Daily Record:

Coral Blue

Daily Mail:

The Navigator