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17:05 Kelso

Good To Soft

200 Years Of Racing Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race) (Div I)

  • Prize money: £2723
  • 2m 0f 51y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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200 Years Of Racing Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race) (Div I)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

11/4 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 241 D

Last run: 62 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Delivered on earlier progress when just doing enough to fend of a dual previous winner at Ayr (good to soft) two months ago; has a penalty to shoulder here but still features prominently in calculations.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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1st

3

17th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

17:05 Kelso

Hierachy

11st 3lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

made all

11/4

1st

7

14th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 3

17:05 Ayr

Hierachy

11st 2lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Kept on well for second behind Lunar Discovery at Hexham (good to soft) last May and also displayed clear promise when fourth behind Chosen Hero at Wetherby (soft) last month; each-way claims at least.

12/1

4th

3

14th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:42 Wetherby

Hierachy

11st 4lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

took keen hold, midfield

11/2

7/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 3

Last run: 170 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

First foal from same connections' prolific hurdler Cool Baranca; shaped with considerable promise when third on debut at Ayr (good to soft) in October and ought to make his presence felt again here.

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11th

8

10th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

19:30 Sedgefield

Heart Above

10st 12lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Dianne Sayer

Showed nothing more than glimmers of promise when seventh in three maiden hurdles last season (2m-2m4f) but has a lowly mark for today's handicap debut and it's worth remembering he was placed in all three bumpers.

7/1

OUR TIP

20/1

  • Place: £7.10

Form: 9

Last run: 75 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Attracted some market support (8-1 from 12-1) but was soundly beaten on debut at Ayr (soft) in February.

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0

3

10th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

13:35 Hexham

Edgewell

11st 4lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Rebecca Menzies

Third in a Kelso bumper in April (2m, good); well beaten on both starts over hurdles; others stronger.

40/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Bettered inauspicious Irish point debut when dead-heating on good to yielding ground last May, then changed hands for £46,000 soon afterwards; makes rules debut after 351-day absence but still looks interesting.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

7

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

14:54 Sedgefield

Marty McFly

10st 12lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: R Mike Smith

towards rear

7/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

£30,000 3yo; fourth foal; half-brother to 2m3f hurdle winner Martalindy; dam 1m2f Flat (RPR 64) and 2m-2m3f hurdle/chase winner; would be a rare bumper winner for the stable.

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5th

11

17th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

17:05 Kelso

Milan Park

10st 9lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Chris Grant

held up in rear

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to useful jumpers Stradivarius Davis, Violin Davis and Synthe Davis; left clear to win five-runner Irish point (yielding to soft) on debut in December and was bought for £105,000 the following month; very interesting recruit for stable with good strike-rate in bumpers (16%).

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4th

1

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

19:15 Hexham

Speed Davis

11st 8lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

led, set good pace

13/8

1st

9

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 1f 87y

Class 4

16:30 Musselburgh

Speed Davis

11st 6lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

made all, set steady pace, soon pestered, increased tempo on turn before 3 out, ridden and went clear after 2 out, not fluent last, kept on well

3/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

£21,000 3yo; second foal; half-brother to bumper winner Exmoor Express; dam bumper winner, half-sister to useful winners New To This Town (bumper/2m hurdle) and Thumb Stone Blues (bumper and 2m3f/2m5f hurdle); that pedigree makes him well worth a glance in the betting.

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3

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

14:12 Carlisle

Flying Sandpiper

11st 5lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Jackie Stephen

Down the field in both bumpers and has struggled at massive odds on his two hurdle starts; he would be a shock winner today.

200/1

8th

3

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:00 Ayr

Flying Sandpiper

11st 6lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Jackie Stephen

Didn't show much in two bumpers last year and was pulled up when 300-1 for last month's hurdle debut at Kelso.

200/1

8

16th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

14:25 Kelso

Flying Sandpiper

11st 0lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Jackie Stephen

didn't jump well, towards rear on inner, overjumped 1st, awkward jump 2nd

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

31,000euros 3yo; second foal; half-brother to bumper winner Coole Og; dam unraced sister to 2m4f-3m2f hurdle/chase winner American Legend; stable has only occasional bumper winners.

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4th

6

26th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

16:25 Perth

Master Bricklayer

11st 4lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: N W Alexander

Some maiden promise and ran a nice first race in handicaps when staying on well from an unpromising position at Ayr (2m4f, good to soft); of definite interest after that improvement.

8/1

2nd

5

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 100y

Class 5

15:00 Ayr

Master Bricklayer

11st 7lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: N W Alexander

Struggled in two of his three qualifying races but displayed some promise when keeping-on fifth at Kelso (2m, heavy) in between; upped in trip for today's handicap debut; no surprise if he features.

12/1

9th

5

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

14:20 Kelso

Master Bricklayer

11st 1lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: N W Alexander

Took a step forward when 13l fifth of nine behind Dream Boy on hurdle debut over C&D (heavy) 16 days ago; open to further improvement but may not come into his own until tackling a longer trip.

33/1

Form: 5

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 10lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Flat-bred mare; beaten about 23l when fifth of eight on heavy ground at Newcastle last month, but today's faster ground may show her in a better light and her stable does pretty well in bumpers.

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7th

7

(7)

12th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 5y

Class 6

20:00 Pontefract

Air Of Approval

8st 13lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

Handicap debutante who holds very weak claims on form (bumper/Flat); needs a transformation for getting a mark.

25/1

8th

3

(7)

30th May 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 1y

Class 5

15:20 Redcar

Air Of Approval

9st 11lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Micky Hammond

Well beaten in two bumpers and two middle-distance maidens on Flat; best watched again.

100/1

8th

1

(1)

21st May 2023

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:25 Ripon

Air Of Approval

10st 2lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

midfield

100/1

Form: 50

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Displayed minor promise when fifth of eight at Newcastle (soft) in November and his 77l defeat over C&D last month came in a valuable race, but he's not the obvious answer today.

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5th

4

8th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 4

14:10 Kelso

Looking Splendid

11st 1lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

took keen hold, held up in rear, some headway before 2 out

100/1

8th

9

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

13:57 Market Rasen

Looking Splendid

11st 6lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

Has run in three bumpers and a 2m5f Kelso maiden hurdle; showed some ability in the first and latest of those but a good deal more is needed.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta £238.00
Straight Forecast £259.60
Trifecta £4700.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Speed Davis

The Times:

Hierachy

TOPSPEED:

Miss Maverick

Telegraph:

Speed Davis

Daily Mail:

Speed Davis

The Sun:

Speed Davis

The Star:

Speed Davis

D Express:

Hierachy

Daily Mirror:

Hierachy

Daily Record:

Hierachy

POSTDATA:

Miss Maverick

The Guardian:

Miss Maverick