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17:05 Sedgefield

Soft

Paxtons Roxyfet Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £3406.24
  • 3m 2f 202y
  • Class 5
  • 9 runners
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Paxtons Roxyfet Handicap Chase

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

11/4 (Won)

  • Win: £3.75
  • Place: £1.50

Form: P31145 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 5lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

C&D winner on soft last December, when 5lb lower; followed up at Catterick when 2lb lower but handicapper has been in control on his last two starts (latest in a Class 2 event); not ruled out back here at this level.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

5

25th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 4

15:00 Perth

Skyhill

11st 1lb

J: Ben Smith

T: Alison Hamilton

Beat Event Of Sivola (now 7lb worse off) when winning at Catterick in January (3m1f, heavy) but hasn't been in quite the same form since and was well behind Hold the Note at Carlisle last time.

13/2

8th

11

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 110y

Class 2

15:57 Carlisle

Skyhill

10st 11lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Alison Hamilton

11yo who made it four wins from his last seven starts when scoring at Catterick (3m1f, heavy) on New Year's Day; however, he's been beaten on his three starts since and needs something extra to land this warm race.

16/1

5th

5

6th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 54y

Class 4

15:45 Catterick

Skyhill

11st 4lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Alison Hamilton

Won over C&D (heavy) on New Year's Day and back on song with fair fourth at Ayr (3m, soft) three weeks ago; could build on that latest performance now back at a venue where he's 2-2.

8/1

16/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 7F0/65

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Well beaten in both starts since a lengthy absence, the latter effort being a step back in the right direction; drops 5lb and goes up in trip with plenty still to prove; cheekpieces go on.

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2nd

7

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 2f 54y

Class 5

16:18 Chepstow

Williamdeconqueror

10st 10lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Harriet Dickin

0-7 over fences and 0-13 overall but lost out only by a short head to Dysania at Lingfield (2m7f, soft) in November, and his third at Taunton (3m2f, good to soft) in late December was also a good effort; fine on heavy ground; features prominently in calculations.

4/1

3rd

8

30th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 2f 57y

Class 5

15:20 Taunton

Williamdeconqueror

10st 10lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Harriet Dickin

Lost on the nod at Lingfield (2m7f, soft) two runs back before finishing a remote third at Exeter; hard knowing what to expect from this 12-race maiden but capable of a bold show.

9/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 314632

Last run: 50 days

W: 10st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

1-20 over fences; 2lb lower than the win at Hexham (3m, good) last September; well below that level in four subsequent starts and forecast going is softer than ideal.

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0

8

22nd Oct 2023

Good To Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

15:15 Sedgefield

Henry Brown

10st 2lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Hugh Burns

Won a 3m chase on good ground at Hexham 13 months ago; mixed bag since and, although conditions shouldn't faze him, he could have shown more at Perth in August when last seen.

8/1

0

8

2nd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 5

15:20 Perth

Henry Brown

10st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Hugh Burns

1-23 over fences but creditable efforts on last five starts, the last two over 3m at Hexham; on a career-low mark and not out of this.

10/1

2nd

6

23rd May 2023

Good

3m 0f 41y

Class 5

19:50 Hexham

Henry Brown

10st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Hugh Burns

Poor strike-rate over fences but ran okay behind Gibberwell here last month on soft ground and last September's C&D success came on good; should feature despite being 2lb wrong.

9/2

Form: 4P1/P-

Last run: 506 days

W: 12st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Both wins came on soft at Market Rasen (2m4f hurdle and 3m chase); pulled up lame in November 2021 when last seen; returns on same mark as for last win, over two years ago; best watched unless market support significant.

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Verdict Starting price

6th

1

27th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 107y

Class 5

14:45 Cartmel

Archie Brown

12st 0lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Henry Hogarth

Chase winner in February 2021 but seen only twice since; beaten more than 30l on last month's return from a long absence and all his best form has been achieved on soft ground; others more likely.

14/1

4th

1

14th Apr 2023

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

17:05 Sedgefield

Archie Brown

12st 2lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Henry Hogarth

Both wins came on soft at Market Rasen (2m4f hurdle and 3m chase); pulled up lame in November 2021 when last seen; returns on same mark as for last win, over two years ago; best watched unless market support significant.

25/1

Form: /3-172

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 4lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Broke his duck under rules with an all-out Fakenham win (3m, good) last November, when 3lb lower; heavy ground an excuse at Catterick next time; second of two finishers (beaten 9l) when upped to 3m5f (soft) back at Fakenham latest; each-way possible but more needed to win again.

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4th

7

21st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:25 Chepstow

Vetoncall

10st 5lb

J: Freddie Gingell

T: Alan Jones

3m chase winner on good ground; now a 12yo and after a break he was pulled up over C&D in January when 50-1.

33/1

Form: 11616U CD

Last run: 8 days

W: 12st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Dual C&D winner; prominent racer; 3lb higher than the more recent of those wins, last October; held at Newcastle next time and hampered and unseated early at Wetherby last week; may fare better back here but genuine soft ground would be a concern.

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2

14th Apr 2023

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

17:05 Sedgefield

Larry Looby

12st 0lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Dual C&D winner; prominent racer; 3lb higher than the more recent of those wins, last October; held at Newcastle next time and hampered and unseated early at Wetherby last week; may fare better back here but genuine soft ground would be a concern.

9/1

14

6th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 45y

Class 4

16:55 Wetherby

Larry Looby

10st 13lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

towards rear, hampered by faller and unseated 3rd

25/1

6th

4

10th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 91y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Larry Looby

11st 10lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

took keen hold, prominent, dropped to midfield 8th, pushed along and lost position after 5 out

13/2

OUR TIP

Form: -43P4P

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Point winner whose sole success under rules came at Hexham (3m, good to soft) in 2021 when 7lb lower; acts here and on soft; form has tailed off of late but would have claims from this mark if reproducing his Wetherby effort from January.

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6th

8

10th Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 41y

Class 5

12:25 Hexham

Kaphumor

10st 11lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Sue Smith

Captured this prize in 2021 but seems not so good nowadays and returned with a well-held third of five in 2m4f handicap here last month; others are more persuasive.

20/1

3rd

7

6th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

16:55 Hexham

Kaphumor

10st 12lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Sue Smith

On a dangerous mark and perhaps he'll have been helped by a break, but he was badly out of form earlier this year and returns with plenty to prove.

15/2

3

14th Apr 2023

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

17:05 Sedgefield

Kaphumor

11st 6lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Sue Smith

Point winner whose sole success under rules came at Hexham (3m, good to soft) in 2021 when 7lb lower; acts here and on soft; form has tailed off of late but would have claims from this mark if reproducing his Wetherby effort from January.

12/1

Form: 4331-P D

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 5lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

All three wins have been on good ground, the most recent over a similar trip at Stratford in 2021, when on this mark; achieved nothing on his only run since, at Fakenham (3m5f, soft) last month; has to prove he retains his ability but nicely treated if back to best.

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9th

11

14th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

14:15 Plumpton

Lawtop Legend

10st 5lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Dr Richard Newland

Won a division of this race two years ago (last time he ran over hurdles) and also scored over fences later that summer; pulled up in two chases this spring after a long absence; too many doubts for now.

33/1

7

14th Apr 2023

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

17:05 Sedgefield

Lawtop Legend

10st 5lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Dr Richard Newland

All three wins have been on good ground, the most recent over a similar trip at Stratford in 2021, when on this mark; achieved nothing on his only run since, at Fakenham (3m5f, soft) last month; has to prove he retains his ability but nicely treated if back to best.

9/2

5

17th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

3m 5f 24y

Class 5

15:00 Fakenham

Lawtop Legend

10st 10lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Dr Richard Newland

Off since August 2021 but connections have persevered; boasts strong credentials in today's context having powered home off today's mark in a Stratford 3m4f chase last time (good); big player if fully wound up.

2/1

Form: 2-57P3

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Triple point winner who was a distant second in a Kelso maiden hunter chase this time last year; third of five in a Hexham handicap hurdle (2m7f, heavy) latest; others have stronger claims.

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2nd

1

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 96y

Class 4

17:00 Kelso

Alone No More

12st 0lb

J: Miss Emma J Brown

T: Miss Lucy Brown

Not beaten far when third of five off lowly mark in Hexham handicap hurdle (2m7f, heavy) last March but safely held in both points this year and evidently not the force of old.

50/1

9

14th Apr 2023

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

17:05 Sedgefield

Alone No More

10st 2lb

J: Miss Lucy Brown

T: Jackie Stephen

Triple point winner who was a distant second in a Kelso maiden hunter chase this time last year; third of five in a Hexham handicap hurdle (2m7f, heavy) latest; others have stronger claims.

16/1

3rd

5

30th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

15:55 Hexham

Alone No More

10st 3lb

J: Miss Lucy Brown

T: Jackie Stephen

Three-time point winner who has shown some fair form in hunter chases; however, this 11yo has struggled to get competitive in handicap chases this year and has something to prove on a rare hurdles start.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £221.00
Straight Forecast £215.50
Tricast £615.70
Trifecta £970.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Skyhill

Telegraph:

Henry Brown

Daily Mirror:

Vetoncall

D Express:

Lawtop Legend

Daily Record:

Henry Brown

RP Ratings:

Skyhill

POSTDATA:

Skyhill

The Times:

Skyhill

The Guardian:

Skyhill

Daily Mail:

Skyhill

The Sun:

Skyhill

The Star:

Skyhill