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Strong Flavours Catering Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 2 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £2722.46
  • 2m 1f 164y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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Strong Flavours Catering Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 2 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.34
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 2

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Outran her 40-1 odds when second of 17 in a Kempton bumper five weeks ago (2m, soft), wandering around in the straight but keeping on well enough; solid form claims with a reproduction.

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4th

2

2nd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

16:15 Doncaster

Linda Moon

11st 7lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Neil King

Won a soft-ground Plumpton bumper last spring and has been placed on two of her three hurdling starts this season, more recently when second in Taunton maiden (2m, good) last month; could easily have more to offer in handicaps; respected.

5/2

2nd

8

6th Feb 2024

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 3

15:50 Taunton

Linda Moon

11st 2lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

prominent, jumped right 1st

9/1

3rd

12

10th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

13:25 Doncaster

Linda Moon

10st 11lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

Close second of 17 in Kempton bumper on debut last March and went one better at Plumpton (also on soft) the following month; 17l defeat on hurdle debut at Wincanton (1m7f, good to soft) did not live up to that promise but she still showed enough to be a serious each-way contender today.

11/2

14/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 33

Last run: 166 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

She finished third in bumpers at Uttoxeter (good) and Lingfield (AW) in the autumn but that form lags behind some of her rivals; improvement will be required.

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2nd

6

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 4

15:05 Plumpton

A Tickatickatiming

11st 7lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

prominent, went second going easily 3 out

13/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

5-2 second favourite for a mares' maiden point in February (3m, good to yielding) and won decisively, beating a subsequent winner; sold for £68,000 soon afterwards; interesting recruit to rules.

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3rd

2

23rd Apr 2023

Good

2m 1f 164y

Class 5

17:00 Plumpton

All The Feels

11st 0lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Noel Williams

5-2 second favourite for a mares' maiden point in February (3m, good to yielding) and won decisively, beating a subsequent winner; sold for £68,000 soon afterwards; interesting recruit to rules.

5/1

Form: 41

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Confirmed the promise of her Newbury debut when justifying favouritism in a Southwell bumper 11 days ago (2m, good to soft), still looking green in the closing stages; travelled through the race like a mare who could cope with a penalty though.

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3rd

6

4th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 4

14:17 Plumpton

Stuti

11st 0lb

J: David Bass

T: Hughie Morrison

took keen hold, led, headed but prominent before 3rd, not fluent 4th

5/2

7th

13

20th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

14:25 Ludlow

Stuti

11st 0lb

J: David Bass

T: Hughie Morrison

Won Southwell bumper in the spring and made good start to hurdling career when third (just behind Baby Sage) at Market Rasen (2m4f, good to soft) last month; no surprise if she makes the necessary progress here.

8/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Pulled up when an odds-on favourite for her point debut in November (soft/heavy) but showed her true colours when winning on good ground at Belharbour in February (again a warm favourite); sold for £175,000 later that month; hood fitted for rules debut; forecast rain perhaps not ideal and the form of her win hasn't really been boosted.

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2nd

7

17th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:27 Huntingdon

Longhouse Legacy

11st 4lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: B F Brookhouse

Won Irish mares' maiden point (3m, good) last February and has shown ability when fifth/fourth on her two bumper starts (soft/good to soft); improvement necessary, but possible if settling better.

10/1

4th

5

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

15:10 Sedgefield

Longhouse Legacy

11st 2lb

J: Eddie Edge

T: B F Brookhouse

Point winner who started favourite and ran well for a long way on rules debut at Plumpton in April; should improve and no surprise to see her run well.

7/2

5th

8

23rd Apr 2023

Good

2m 1f 164y

Class 5

17:00 Plumpton

Longhouse Legacy

11st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: B F Brookhouse

Pulled up when an odds-on favourite for her point debut in November (soft/heavy) but showed her true colours when winning on good ground at Belharbour in February (again a warm favourite); sold for £175,000 later that month; hood fitted for rules debut; forecast rain perhaps not ideal and the form of her win hasn't really been boosted.

3/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Placed in two point runs in Ireland in the depths of winter; should have a future under rules but others look stronger today.

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9

30th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 58y

Class 4

16:25 Haydock

Jalisco Star

11st 3lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Laura Horsfall

Placed in points and improved form when winning at Bangor (2m7f, soft) last Saturday on her second handicap start; she's 7lb higher in this better race but did it very comfortably last time and is entitled to respect.

9/2

1st

4

23rd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 32y

Class 5

16:15 Bangor-on-Dee

Jalisco Star

11st 9lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Laura Horsfall

Still unexposed after only four hurdling starts but was beaten about 32l when plugging-on third in Huntingdon handicap (3m1f, soft) three weeks ago and needs to take a step forward here.

12/1

3rd

3

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

16:15 Huntingdon

Jalisco Star

11st 8lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Laura Horsfall

Unexposed mare who ran well when third (albeit well held in the end) in Catterick maiden (3m1f, heavy; first start after wind op) last month; can make her presence felt again on today's handicap debut.

8/1

Form:

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Finished a remote tenth at Newbury on her debut seven weeks ago (22-1; good ground; well behind Stuti); this is weaker but still not easily recommended.

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7th

4

23rd Apr 2023

Good

2m 1f 164y

Class 5

17:00 Plumpton

Bel Mare

11st 0lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Warren Greatrex

Finished a remote tenth at Newbury on her debut seven weeks ago (22-1; good ground; well behind Stuti); this is weaker but still not easily recommended.

16/1

10th

1

4th Mar 2023

Good

2m 0f 69y

Class 4

17:10 Newbury

Bel Mare

11st 0lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Warren Greatrex

£16,000 3yo; half-sister to bumper/smart 2m-2m5f hurdle winner Midnight Tour and bumper winner Miss Fleming, out of unraced half-sister to smart Locksmith (bumper/hurdle/chase winner); likely type on breeding.

14/1

Form: 5

Last run: 78 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

80-1 when a never-dangerous fifth of six at Sandown 11 weeks ago; significant improvement is required.

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16th

15

11th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

17:05 Huntingdon

Good Old Sussex

10st 11lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Jim & Suzi Best

always behind

66/1

6

23rd Apr 2023

Good

2m 1f 164y

Class 5

17:00 Plumpton

Good Old Sussex

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Jim & Suzi Best

80-1 when a never-dangerous fifth of six at Sandown 11 weeks ago; significant improvement is required.

33/1

5th

3

4th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 216y

Class 3

16:03 Sandown

Good Old Sussex

10st 11lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Jim & Suzi Best

Sageburg half-sister to useful 2m3f-3m chase winner Groody Hill; yard's four bumper runners in recent years have all been unplaced.

33/1

Form: 37

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Finished behind a couple of today's rivals at Newbury seven weeks ago when she had already had the benefit of a run; improvement is required.

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6

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

16:05 Fontwell

Mays Hill

11st 6lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

Won a good-ground bumper here last May; no impact in three hurdle runs last summer but it is still early days in this sphere and she should have a future in handicaps; needs watching in market back from 259 days off.

4/1

5th

6

4th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

14:45 Bangor-on-Dee

Mays Hill

11st 2lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

Bumper winner in May; tailed off on her hurdle debut but step in the right direction when third at Uttoxeter last month; ought to be capable of better and perhaps going up in trip will bring out more.

4/1

3rd

3

19th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

15:10 Uttoxeter

Mays Hill

11st 0lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

Won a Fontwell bumper (2m1f, good) in workmanlike style and surely ran too badly to be true when tailed off behind Manimole on hurdling debut at Worcester; all runs on good ground and was withdrawn once on account of soft.

14/1

Form: 444

Last run: 166 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Beaten 12l+ in three bumpers in 2022; new tongue-tie needs to give her a major lift.

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9th

12

19th Sep 2023

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

14:35 Uttoxeter

Petit Bijou

10st 7lb

J: Bryony Frost

T: Michael Roberts

Not disgraced in any of her three bumpers and ran well to a point on hurdling debut at Stratford (2m, good) but has quite a bit to find with the principals here.

50/1

8th

10

16th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

15:25 Stratford

Petit Bijou

10st 11lb

J: Bryony Frost

T: Michael Roberts

Fourth in all three bumpers last year but didn't show enough to make her of strong interest on today's hurdling debut.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Half-sister to 2m5f hurdle winner Midnight Centurion; dam placed in bumpers, half-sister to bumper and 2m-2m4f hurdle/chase winner Centasia; has already had wind surgery; taken out of a recent Fakenham engagement on account of soft ground so the forecast rain could be problematic.

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0

9

4th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

14:45 Bangor-on-Dee

Sholokhov Cocktail

11st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Beat only one home in a bumper but much better when second on last month's hurdle debut at Southwell; that was a seller but she would have gone very close but for a blunder at the final flight and the winner has scored again since; better claims than most; up in trip.

100/30

2nd

7

3rd Jul 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:35 Southwell

Sholokhov Cocktail

10st 7lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Jamie Snowden

took keen hold, prominent, pushed along before 2 out, ridden and challenging approaching last, mistake last

12/1

9th

3

15th May 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

18:45 Southwell

Sholokhov Cocktail

11st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

prominent

8/1

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Non-runners

Bethpage, Good Old Sussex, Mays Hill, Petit Bijou, Sholokhov Cocktail, Ballyhealy Diamond

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £211.00
Straight Forecast £235.40
Trifecta £883.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Linda Moon

SPOTLIGHT:

Stuti

Telegraph:

Longhouse Legacy

WEST COUNTRY:

Mays Hill

TOPSPEED:

Linda Moon

POSTDATA:

Linda Moon

The Sun:

Linda Moon

Daily Record:

Linda Moon

The Times:

Stuti

Daily Mirror:

Stuti

D Express:

Longhouse Legacy

The Star:

Longhouse Legacy