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Boutique Event Hire Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £3406.24
  • 2m 4f 62y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
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Boutique Event Hire Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.40
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 887

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Placed in two Irish points last year; ordinary form over hurdles so far (all at around 2m on good/good to soft); quite interesting now up in trip on handicap debut; worth a market check.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

9

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

18:10 Musselburgh

Lincoln Burrows

10st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Micky Hammond

Won by 2l over 2m6f in the new cheekpieces at Newcastle (heavy) in January but needs to bounce back from a poor run over 3m1f in February and being 5lb wrong is no help.

14/1

7th

7

27th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

16:50 Catterick

Lincoln Burrows

10st 12lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

towards rear, struggling from 3 out, no impression

4/1

9/2

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 047217 C BF

Last run: 32 days

W: 12st 1lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Won over 2m1f here in February; beaten when making a bad mistake at the last when favourite back over fences at Sedgefield last time; now back up in trip although all three wins have been at around 2m1f.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

3

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

17:05 Musselburgh

Moonlight Glory

11st 8lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

Six-time hurdle winner from 2m to 2m4f, latterly at Sedgefield in January (soft) off just 3lb lower; heavy ground perhaps not ideal on her penultimate run and then fell mid-race last time; has a big run in her.

25/1

2

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 91y

Class 4

13:58 Ayr

Moonlight Glory

11st 10lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

Not at her best on testing ground at Catterick last time (1m7f) but two sound runs before that, winning over 2m1f at Sedgefield (soft) and finishing runner-up over 2m4f, also at Sedgefield (good to soft); a possible.

8/1

11/4

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 78-782

Last run: 28 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

0-7 but good second in a first-time tongue tie (on again) over C&D last time (heavy, pair well clear) having made most of the running; up 6lb; likely to have a contested lead this time but a chance.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

5

30th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 4

16:15 Carlisle

Enemy At The Gate

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald Whillans

Consistent maiden who was close up over 3m at Ayr (just behind Artic Mann) before finishing third here where dropping back to 2m3f found him out (was staying on); unlikely to be far away.

4/1

3rd

5

7th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

14:05 Carlisle

Enemy At The Gate

11st 5lb

J: Mr Edward Vaughan

T: Donald Whillans

in rear early, midfield 4 out

9/2

5th

8

13th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 4

15:55 Ayr

Enemy At The Gate

11st 5lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Donald Whillans

0-9 over hurdles but has made the frame on last five appearances, most recently when clear second to Cream Of The West here (2m5f, soft) in December; has to take a 3lb rise on the chin but is likely to give another good account if stamina holds out.

15/2

Form: 0-6808

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 4lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish; very well handicapped at present but hasn't shown enough for this yard to suggest he can take this.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

5

30th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 198y

Class 5

16:50 Carlisle

The White Volcano

10st 9lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Wilf Storey

Ex-Irish veteran who has not won since 2019 and was out of form when last seen last spring; resumes on a tempting mark and 2m5f on this stiff right-handed track ought to suit him well, but it still takes a big leap of faith to support him.

10/1

Form: 770982

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Good second in a C&D mares' handicap over C&D last time (heavy); this looks tougher and she's 4lb out of the handicap.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

12

10th May 2023

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

16:00 Kelso

Farne Island

10st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Adam Nicol

in rear

12/1

5th

11

15th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

16:40 Newcastle

Farne Island

10st 2lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Adam Nicol

took keen hold, prominent on outer

11/1

2nd

6

29th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

16:10 Newcastle

Farne Island

10st 5lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Adam Nicol

Down the field at big odds in both handicaps, more recently over C&D (heavy) 11 days ago when 66-1, and she's hard to fancy.

25/1

Form: 7-8184 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Not the force of old (won the 2018 Victor Ludorum at Haydock); easy winner of a two-finisher Leicester seller in December (2m4f, heavy); not so good since (tried over 2m7f latest) and others preferred.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

1

15th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

16:40 Newcastle

Turning Gold

12st 2lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Robert Bevis

prominent

13/2

4th

6

1st Apr 2023

Soft

2m 7f 70y

Class 4

17:05 Uttoxeter

Turning Gold

11st 3lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Robert Bevis

Goes well from the front and won a Leicester seller (2m4f, heavy) in December, but he's far from consistent these days and ran poorly at Ffos Las six weeks later; chance may depend on getting an uncontested lead.

12/1

8th

11

9th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:43 Ffos Las

Turning Gold

11st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Robert Bevis

Easily won two-finisher Leicester seller (2m4f, heavy) six weeks ago, after a layoff, but the value of that form is open to question and he's been very inconsistent in recent years; not an easy one to predict.

8/1

Form: -7174F D

Last run: 5 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Leicester winner in December (2m4f, heavy), but beaten more than 20l in his two completed starts since; a bit to prove.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5

15th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

16:40 Newcastle

Gerolamo Cardano

11st 8lb

J: Lewis Dobb

T: D J Jeffreys

midfield on outer

16/1

13

10th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

15:45 Chepstow

Gerolamo Cardano

10st 7lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: D J Jeffreys

Drew clear to win by 26l at Leicester (2m4f, heavy) in December and is only 4lb higher here but was well below that form on both subsequent appearances and has become a very hard horse to predict.

16/1

4th

6

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 49y

Class 4

13:25 Fontwell

Gerolamo Cardano

10st 4lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: D J Jeffreys

Ended a 13-race losing run in emphatic fashion at Leicester (2m4f, heavy) in December, but blew out completely when sent off a warm favourite back there (soft) last month; a contender on that penultimate effort, but there are risks attached.

5/2

Form: 257305

Last run: 162 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Second in two bumpers (good/good to soft); fair form over hurdles, but best efforts over shorter (well held on handicap debut over 2m5f).

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Star Vantage

11st 1lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: George Bewley

raced in last, bad mistake and fell 3rd

20/1

7th

11

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 62y

Class 4

16:35 Newcastle

Star Vantage

10st 8lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: George Bewley

0-8 over hurdles; well beaten before falling at third-last flight at Carlisle in October and not seen again since but it's worth remembering he was in front before his final-flight fall over C&D (heavy) last April.

16/1

0

9

26th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 8y

Class 5

17:05 Carlisle

Star Vantage

11st 1lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

Fair maiden hurdler last term but he signed off with a poor effort at Hexham (2m4f) in May; he needs to hit the ground running on his return.

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: -77662

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Front-runner; showed improved form on handicap debut on first run after wind surgery when runner-up to an in-form rival at Carlisle last time (2m1f, soft); can pull hard so not sure to be suited by this longer trip.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5

26th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

14:35 Newcastle

Celestial Fashion

10st 6lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Ian Duncan

Now 0-15 but she's consistent enough and hasn't been far away the last twice in 2m1f soft-ground handicaps at Sedgefield; should be able to nick one of these sooner or later.

5/1

Form: -PP233 D

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 5lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Has run creditably in similar contests at Wetherby and Sedgefield this year; likely to go well again but not easy to win with.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

12

29th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 31y

Class 5

17:45 Cartmel

Red Ochre

10st 3lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Chris Grant

Three fair efforts earlier this year but pulled up latest and career record is 1-39; pulled up only previous start here.

14/1

10

15th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

16:40 Newcastle

Red Ochre

10st 5lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Chris Grant

towards rear

12/1

3rd

9

14th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 5

15:10 Sedgefield

Red Ochre

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Chris Grant

Has returned from a break in decent form, placed twice over 2m3f at Wetherby (soft/good); every chance he will be thereabouts again but one or two others make more appeal for the win.

14/1

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Payout
Exacta £523.00
Straight Forecast £393.70
Tricast £1189.90
Trifecta £2321.00

Selections

The Times:

Celestial Fashion

Telegraph:

Enemy At The Gate

RP Ratings:

Turning Gold

SPOTLIGHT:

Warriors Story

The Guardian:

Moonlight Glory

POSTDATA:

Red Ochre

Daily Mail:

Celestial Fashion

Daily Mirror:

Celestial Fashion

The Star:

Celestial Fashion

Daily Record:

Enemy At The Gate

D Express:

Turning Gold