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15:05 Carlisle

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Racing TV HD On Sky 424 Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4629.1
  • 2m 3f 61y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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Racing TV HD On Sky 424 Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

100/30 (Won)

  • Win: £4.10
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 75-41 D

Last run: 130 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Improved upon his bumper form when upped in trip and winning on hurdle debut at Ayr (2m3f, soft) in November; absent since but he should have more to offer and could be the chief threat to Grain d'Oudairies.

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5th

8

6th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 150y

15:20 Down Royal

Largy Shark

11st 12lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: S R B Crawford

towards rear, headway 6th, went second before 7th, pressed leader when pecked on landing 3 out

33/1

5

20th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 2f 191y

Class 4

16:25 Haydock

Largy Shark

11st 8lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: S R B Crawford

Dual novice winner, on good to soft and soft; his handicap debut at Navan in November was respectable (sixth of 20 over 2m) but he hasn't built on that (over 2m4f); could still have a say off this reduced mark.

11/2

6th

2

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 100y

Class 4

15:35 Ayr

Largy Shark

11st 10lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: S R B Crawford

Form dipped in Class 2 event at Aintree when last seen in December but still isn't fully exposed over hurdles and looks interesting back down in grade, being 2-2 in Class 4s (including soft-ground Ayr win).

9/2

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4/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 322/51 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Off the best part of two years before his hurdle debut fifth; all the sharper for that run when winning over 2m4f at Hexham (heavy) 23 days ago; more will be needed here but he did score pretty readily.

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3

17th May 2023

Soft

2m 7f 207y

Class 4

19:30 Perth

Fly By Milan

11st 6lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Off the mark over hurdles at just the second time of asking in 2m4f Hexham maiden in March; backed it up under a 7lb penalty with a solid second in 2m3f Carlisle novice the following month so this son of Milan needs considering now upped in trip on his handicap debut.

3/1

2nd

1

8th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

15:05 Carlisle

Fly By Milan

11st 9lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Off the best part of two years before his hurdle debut fifth; all the sharper for that run when winning over 2m4f at Hexham (heavy) 23 days ago; more will be needed here but he did score pretty readily.

4/1

1st

1

16th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

15:10 Hexham

Fly By Milan

11st 7lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

in touch with leaders, pushed along and headway after 2 out, made strong challenge approaching last, led run-in, soon edged right, readily

6/1

250/1

  • Place: £16.40

Form: 098-PP

Last run: 91 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Triple-digit odds on all five starts; down the field in her three bumpers and pulled up in two hurdles this winter; big outsider again.

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14th

10

10th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 188y

Class 5

18:20 Sedgefield

Izzy Bell

10st 5lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Maurice Barnes

Placed at 250-1 at Carlisle (2m3f, good to soft) 13 months ago but has not shown a great deal since and is now 0-8 over hurdles; makes handicap debut after 134-day break.

50/1

0

3

28th Dec 2023

Good

1m 7f 156y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Izzy Bell

11st 0lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Maurice Barnes

Placed at 250-1 at Carlisle (2m3f, good to soft) in April but hasn't repeated the form and was beaten a long way out at Newcastle five weeks ago.

50/1

0

6

23rd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 62y

Class 4

12:05 Newcastle

Izzy Bell

11st 2lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Maurice Barnes

Belied huge odds when placed at Carlisle (2m3f, good to soft) in April and has each-way claims here if judged on that performance but she signed off with some lesser efforts in June and cannot be relied upon; cheekpieces removed after one use.

50/1

Form: 3-1

Last run: 133 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Promise in sole bumper last spring and scored comfortably on his Bangor hurdle debut (2m, soft) in November; it's taken a bit of time to get him back but he's potentially useful and is probably the one to beat.

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3rd

2

20th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 1f 77y

Class 4

14:15 Bangor-on-Dee

Grain dOudairies

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

took keen hold, led, not fluent 5th, headed 2 out, not fluent last, weakened run-in

11/8

1st

1

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 4

16:29 Market Rasen

Grain dOudairies

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

made virtually all, led overall after 2nd

3/1

Form: 9680-2

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Three Irish point wins this winter and left last season's efforts under rules behind when 9l second in a C&D novice (heavy) 13 days ago; he'll likely need to step up on that form if he's to seriously threaten some of the previous hurdle winners in this line-up.

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2nd

9

26th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 3

15:15 Perth

Busty Boy

10st 5lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Daragh Bourke

No match for the winner on his return from a break at Newcastle but 2m4f was on the tight side and this is a better trip over which he won at Kelso in October (soft); not ideal being a shade out of the weights.

10/1

2nd

3

26th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 19y

Class 4

15:35 Newcastle

Busty Boy

11st 8lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Daragh Bourke

raced in last

2/1

Form: 44566

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten sixth in two maiden hurdles at Hexham in recent weeks and handicaps her thing after this.

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5th

2

26th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

15:20 Uttoxeter

Lunar Glow

11st 3lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

prominent, struggling when lost position 5th, stayed on but no chance 2 out

5/1

4th

3

10th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

15:20 Hexham

Lunar Glow

11st 3lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

Fair in bumpers and she has shown similar form since sent hurdling, signing off with a staying-on sixth in 2m3f Carlisle novice in April; this longer trip should suit so she's one to consider on her handicap debut.

8/1

Form: 603

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Has shown definite ability but beaten 25l when third on his 2m3f Wetherby hurdle debut (soft) 18 days ago; probably more one for the longer term.

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9th

9

24th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

13:40 Hexham

Navigate West

11st 2lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Sue Smith

No impact in bumpers and same story in two novice hurdles this spring, most recently when seventh of eight at Carlisle (2m3f, good to soft); has good pedigree and it's still early days but handicaps look the way forward after this.

25/1

7th

8

8th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

15:05 Carlisle

Navigate West

11st 2lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Sue Smith

Has shown definite ability but beaten 25l when third on his 2m3f Wetherby hurdle debut (soft) 18 days ago; probably more one for the longer term.

20/1

3rd

4

21st Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:15 Wetherby

Navigate West

11st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Sue Smith

Bred to be suited by the step up in trip on this hurdle debut and he didn't run badly in the first of his two bumpers; however, he's been well beaten here since and significant improvement is needed if he's to threaten.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Remote sixth in a 2m point bumper six weeks ago; likely outsider on hurdle debut.

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6

8th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

15:05 Carlisle

Eagle Watch

11st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: James Walton

Remote sixth in a 2m point bumper six weeks ago; likely outsider on hurdle debut.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fifth foal; dam point winner, half-sister to a point winner, out of a point winner; Fly By Milan has to be considered the yard first string unless the betting suggests otherwise.

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1st

7

16th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:55 Kelso

Nab Wood

11st 8lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Nicky Richards

Very lightly raced 7yo who got off the mark with an easy win in a C&D novice (soft) last month; his mark has gone up 6lb but he's a promising type who could have a lot more to offer in staying handicaps; big player for in-form yard.

6/4

1st

2

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:20 Kelso

Nab Wood

11st 6lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Nicky Richards

Improved upon first two runs when second at Ayr (2m, soft) last month; takes sizeable step up in trip today but stayed on really well last time and is in good hands to continue to progress; one to consider.

2/1

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Payout
Exacta £144.00
Straight Forecast £123.40
Trifecta £5351.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Fly By Milan

TOPSPEED:

Largy Shark

Telegraph:

Fly By Milan

The Star:

Fly By Milan