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Burridge Trophies Supports Retired Greyhounds “National Hunt” Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4520.18
  • 2m 0f 11y
  • Class 4
  • 9 runners
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Burridge Trophies Supports Retired Greyhounds “National Hunt” Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.90
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 1/54 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Comfortably won soft-ground Kelso bumper on debut for Sandy Thomson in January 2020 but not seen again until two underwhelming hurdle runs for new stable this season; likely to do better at some stage but needs to learn to settle better first.

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6

11th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 3

19:05 Warwick

Manorbank

11st 8lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

midfield, hit 8th

4/1

2nd

6

26th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 11y

Class 3

17:40 Chepstow

Manorbank

11st 2lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Emma Lavelle

Dual novice hurdle winner last spring (once over C&D); failed to build upon encouraging chase/handicap debut when pulled up at Exeter in November and not seen again since but remains lightly raced; market may guide.

10/1

0

4

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 48y

Class 3

13:30 Exeter

Manorbank

10st 12lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Lightly raced 8yo; successful in novice hurdles at Chepstow (2m, good to soft) and Ffos Las (2m4f, soft) in the spring; respectable third in 2m novice handicap chase at Ffos Las six weeks ago and remains open to further progress; one to consider.

7/1

33/1

  • Place: £7.10

Form: 9P

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ran well before falling at final fence in both Irish points this winter but was soundly in course bumper on last month's rules debut and also struggled when switched to hurdles last month.

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7

3rd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 214y

Class 4

14:40 Doncaster

Good Friday Fairy

11st 3lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Ben Clarke

Front-runner; has improved switched to chasing this term, winning twice but he had luck on his side in a big way when scoring at Uttoxeter (2m4f, heavy) in January; disappointing favourite at Chepstow eight days ago, which is the chief negative but he also has not proved himself beyond 2m4f (one attempt); 5lb claimer is recruited.

7/1

4th

3

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 98y

Class 4

14:33 Chepstow

Good Friday Fairy

11st 6lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Ben Clarke

led, 2 lengths ahead 5 out, faced challenge 3 out, headed before 2 out, soon weakened

3/1

1st

5

27th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:08 Uttoxeter

Good Friday Fairy

11st 4lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Ben Clarke

Lightly raced 7yo who won a maiden hurdle last spring and is faring better over fences, the only one to finish at Fontwell in December; a promising winner had to work hard to get past him at Exeter since (2m3f, heavy); up 3lb but should have plenty going for him.

2/1

8/11

  • Place: £1.10

Form: -61571 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

Has a somewhat mixed record this season but doubled his hurdling tally with comfortable success in Warwick handicap (2m, soft) last month and will be a very tough nut to crack if in similar form again here.

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2nd

2

8th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 149y

Class 3

15:38 Wincanton

Mount Tempest

12st 0lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

in touch with leaders, not fluent 6th, headway 5 out, soon disputing lead, led clearly after 4 out, headed then mistake 2 out, soon no chance with winner

4/1

4th

2

23rd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 92y

Class 3

16:25 Newbury

Mount Tempest

11st 13lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Pulled up at Chepstow last month and now goes without blinkers, in which he'd been running well previously this winter (two wins); however, heavy ground may have been too much last time; a contender if bouncing back.

5/1

3

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 11y

Class 2

15:43 Chepstow

Mount Tempest

11st 3lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Dan Skelton

prominent, disputed lead 6th, outpaced and lost position before 5 out, weakened quickly after 3 out, pulled up before last

9/2

Form: 0086

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won an Irish point by 13l just over a year ago but has struggled on all three hurdling starts this season (2m-2m3f); needs to take a huge step forward to feature here.

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1st

3

1st Jan 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 5

15:39 Catterick

Abbeyhill

11st 11lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Neil Mulholland

in rear, headway on outer after 7th, soon in touch with leaders, went third after 3 out, pushed along and led after 2 out, faced challenge last, ridden and kept on well run-in

15/8

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ninth foal; brother to useful staying hurdler Eur Gone West and 2m4f hurdle winner American Money, half-brother to a point; dam placed in points; has fairly good standard to reach on debut; probably best watched.

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3rd

7

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:12 Ffos Las

Try The Money

10st 3lb

J: David Noonan

T: Henry Oliver

Made an encouraging start in handicaps when runner-up at Taunton (2m3f, soft) on his comeback in February but he was disappointing at Huntingdon last month; still unexposed and is a brother to two hurdle winners but he needs to step up again after that last run.

6/1

5th

10

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

14:07 Huntingdon

Try The Money

10st 4lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Henry Oliver

Unexposed; improved form on handicap debut when second at Taunton last time (2m3f, soft); conditions suit; chance on that form.

9/2

2nd

9

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

14:40 Taunton

Try The Money

10st 5lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Henry Oliver

took keen hold, towards rear, headway 5 out, went second going okay after 3 out, outpaced 2 out, rallied approaching last, kept on

16/1

Form: 647

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Shaped with promise in two bumpers during the winter but was always towards rear when switched to hurdling last month; stable has much more obvious chance with Mount Tempest.

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5

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 2f 83y

Class 5

13:40 Stratford

Diamond Twin

11st 8lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Pulled up with respiratory issue in December and not seen again since but went close on handicap debut at Market Rasen (2m7f, good to soft) two starts ago and remains lightly raced; major player if back on song.

11/2

0

1

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 7f 16y

Class 5

13:40 Market Rasen

Diamond Twin

12st 0lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Firmly in the mix (awarded second over Dr Lockdown) in a three-way tussle over C&D (good to soft) three weeks ago; that was a most pleasing first attempt (tongue tied) in handicap company and, unexposed as a stayer, there's every likelihood of further improvement from him.

13/8

Form: 00P

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beat only two home in 16-runner Warwick bumper on debut in November and has struggled in two maiden hurdles this year; tongue-tie added today.

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0

16

16th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

16:05 Taunton

Dolly Bird

10st 2lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Chris Honour

Showed no promise in three 2m maiden/novice hurdles last season and is 21lb out of the weights for today's handicap debut; could be considered only if lively in the betting.

40/1

7th

9

10th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

13:25 Chepstow

Dolly Bird

10st 9lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Chris Honour

Beat only two home in 16-runner Warwick bumper on debut in November and has struggled in two maiden hurdles this year; tongue-tie added today.

100/1

OUR TIP

Form: 6143 D

Last run: 71 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Kept on well to win Uttoxeter maiden (2m, good to soft) in December and returns to novice company after very respectable third on handicap debut at Southwell (2m4f, good) the following month; has a major role to play.

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6th

5

24th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 20y

Class 3

14:20 Perth

Clonakilty

11st 6lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Won when back up in trip at Lingfield (2m4f, soft) in February and bounced back from lesser run to win in first-time cheekpieces (retained) at Southwell (2m4f, heavy) three weeks ago; had just two rivals to beat last time but he's progressive and entitled to respect today.

100/30

3

4th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

14:35 Southwell

Clonakilty

11st 9lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Olly Murphy

Won comfortably at Lingfield on his third chase run (2m4f, soft) but was left for dead by the winner at Leicester after a 7lb rise; remains of interest and cheekpieces are added.

7/2

2nd

1

8th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 25y

Class 4

16:20 Leicester

Clonakilty

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

in touch with leaders on inner, headway 4 out, slightly hampered 3 out, challenging when ridden 2 out, weakened approaching last

10/11

Form: 900

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Well beaten at triple-digit odds in a bumper and two hurdles (2m/2m3f) for Nikki Evans this season; now with a new stable.

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2nd

7

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:53 Uttoxeter

Twp Stori

10st 13lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Samuel Drinkwater

Had been knocking on the door before winning five-runner race at Fontwell (3m2f, heavy), his ninth start over hurdles; up 7lb but does at least have momentum behind him.

4/1

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Payout
Exacta £2489.00
Straight Forecast £2306.80
Trifecta £7947.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Mount Tempest

SPOTLIGHT:

Clonakilty

WEST COUNTRY:

Good Friday Fairy

The Star:

Manorbank

POSTDATA:

Mount Tempest

The Times:

Mount Tempest

Telegraph:

Mount Tempest

The Guardian:

Mount Tempest

Daily Mail:

Mount Tempest

D Express:

Mount Tempest

Daily Mirror:

Mount Tempest

The Sun:

Mount Tempest

Daily Record:

Mount Tempest

RP Ratings:

Clonakilty