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14:15 Stratford

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Grace And Dotty Mares’ Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race) (Div II)

  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 2m 0f 70y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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Grace And Dotty Mares’ Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race) (Div II)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £16.30
  • Place: £3.60

Form: 2-26

Last run: 152 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has raced in Southwell bumpers, runner-up twice on good ground then well held on soft; return to forecast faster surface is a plus.

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5th

6

4th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 5

17:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Forever A Dove

11st 4lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

Won modest mares' maiden on hurdle debut at Stratford (2m, good to soft) in April but was beaten about 30l when fourth of eight on handicap debut there (2m2f, good) last month and clearly needs to do better here.

12/1

4th

1

4th Jul 2023

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

18:40 Stratford

Forever A Dove

12st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

prominent, ridden after 2 out, weakened before last

15/8

4th

1

29th May 2023

Good

2m 1f 46y

Class 4

14:20 Cartmel

Forever A Dove

11st 9lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

Runner-up in two of her three bumpers before winning modest Stratford maiden (2m, good to soft) on last month's hurdling debut; has a bit more to do under a penalty here but the quicker ground ought to suit.

5/1

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5/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 3235

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Hurdles debutante; 0-4 in bumpers but posted a solid effort (split subsequent winners) at Chepstow in October; interesting on that form.

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2

19th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 3

13:50 Ayr

Blue Clover

11st 4lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Lizzie Quinlan

Placed in bumpers in 2022 and second at Stratford (2m, good to soft) in April 2023; pulled up last May on latest outing and has left Fergal O'Brien; had wind surgery in February; even on best form, this looks a stiff task.

33/1

8

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:55 Worcester

Blue Clover

10st 9lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

25/1

  • Place: £4.00

Form: 796U

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Bumper form nothing special; unseated rider at the first flight in Ludlow contest on the switch to hurdles; others preferred.

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12

6th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 5

14:40 Warwick

Pollyonesock

10st 7lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Placed in Stratford maiden hurdle (2m, good to soft) for Alastair Ralph last spring but things have not gone well in two handicaps (hurdle/chase) for new yard this year; didn't get very far at Southwell last time and has questions to answer back in this sphere.

16/1

9

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

14:18 Southwell

Pollyonesock

10st 2lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Placed in Stratford maiden hurdle (2m, good to soft) for Alastair Ralph a year ago but finished last of eight on stable/handicap debut at Ludlow (2m, soft) in February; back up in trip for today's chasing debut.

25/1

Form: -52547

Last run: 97 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Record is 0-7, all over hurdles; peak effort when second at Ffos Las (2m novice; good to soft) in October; major contender on that form.

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5th

6

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:15 Stratford

Lady Gwen

11st 0lb

J: David Bass

T: Kim Bailey

took keen hold, prominent, lost position 4 out, rallied on outer 2 out, weakened quickly approaching last

7/1

2nd

1

19th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 3y

Class 5

13:10 Fakenham

Lady Gwen

12st 0lb

J: Kai Lenihan

T: Kim Bailey

Three wins this season, the latest gained at Market Rasen (2m, good to soft) last month; posted sound effort when third off today's mark there recently and further progress remains possible; respected.

4/1

Form: 342

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Maiden on Flat in Ireland; heading in the right direction over hurdles, front-running second at Market Rasen (2m, good to soft) most recently; respected.

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0

5

22nd Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 5

15:00 Newton Abbot

Three Macks

11st 6lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Sophie Leech

Maiden; second to a subsequent dual winner at Worcester in June, on her handicap debut, and considered on that; well beaten at the same track since and has been sold out of Charlie Longsdon's for £5,000.

16/1

11th

3

10th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:15 Worcester

Three Macks

11st 12lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

midfield, pushed along before 3 out, ridden and no impression before 2 out

9/2

Form: 77P

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Thrice-raced mare; jumping lacked fluency when up against Three Macks at Market Rasen (stable debut) but lost both front shoes; may be capable of better.

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6th

7

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:40 Uttoxeter

Princess Poppy

10st 10lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Lightly raced but well held in two handicaps, the latest a 2m1f seller; unraced beyond that trip and there's stamina in the pedigree, so could show more this time.

16/1

4th

4

31st May 2023

Good

2m 1f 46y

Class 5

18:50 Cartmel

Princess Poppy

11st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Unexposed after only four hurdle runs but was tailed off when 22-1 for recent handicap debut; needs combination of better ground and first-time cheekpieces to enable significant improvement here.

12/1

10th

5

12th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

13:40 Market Rasen

Princess Poppy

11st 5lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Olly Murphy

Unexposed mare who posted her most encouraging of three qualifying runs when sixth at Stratford (2m, good to soft) last month; should have further improvement to come; one to consider.

13/2

Form: PP3

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Holds poor claims on her slow-ground hurdles form but may improve back on forecast faster surface; Irish point win came on good.

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12th

5

11th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

15:25 Huntingdon

First Venture

11st 11lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: Tom Symonds

12l seventh at Stratford latest (16.5f) was a first glimmer of form since her good-ground Irish point win of a year ago; no chance has been taken with her mark, but first try at 3m under Rules offers some hope.

16/1

7th

3

23rd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:15 Stratford

First Venture

11st 4lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

Holds poor claims on her slow-ground hurdles form but may improve back on forecast faster surface; Irish point win came on good.

25/1

3rd

5

18th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:17 Kempton

First Venture

11st 2lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

prominent, shaken up and weakened after 3 out

40/1

Form: 6-6447

Last run: 191 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Flat winner; 0-15 over hurdles, showing modest form on the whole; well exposed and faces a tough task on these terms.

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5th

9

9th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

14:25 Huntingdon

Baby Sham

10st 10lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Seamus Mullins

Her two hurdle wins came on good ground last May/June, latterly over 3m2f at Fontwell; pretty remote in her two latest starts, however.

12/1

Form: 64

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Modest maiden on Flat; no sign of improvement in two attempts over hurdles; opposed.

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5th

8

(2)

4th Jul 2023

Good

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

17:02 Brighton

Ravi Road

9st 0lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Mark Usher

Stamina issues over hurdles and happier back on the Flat when coming away with Voodoo Bay over C&D a week ago; is 5lb better off today, which gives her every chance of turning things round for a yard in good nick, but she's 0-17 under both codes.

7/2

2nd

3

(8)

27th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

16:30 Brighton

Ravi Road

9st 3lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Mark Usher

Well handicapped on her best 7f form last season, but she's struggled in five runs over hurdles this year; overall record now stands at 0-17 and she comes with risks attached back on the Flat; tongue-tie removed.

12/1

Form: 09P

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Has achieved little in three runs; may be more interesting when switched to handicaps.

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8

23rd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:15 Stratford

Somerway

11st 4lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Tom George

Has achieved little in three runs; may be more interesting when switched to handicaps.

40/1

8

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

14:00 Chepstow

Somerway

11st 0lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Tom George

Well beaten in a bumper and again on last month's hurdling debut at Wincanton which followed wind surgery; going left-handed might help, at least.

33/1

9th

9

18th Feb 2023

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

13:57 Wincanton

Somerway

11st 0lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Tom George

Hanging left-handed down the straight was no help when finishing well behind in a Uttoxeter bumper (good; 25-1); subsequent wind surgery and the fitting of a tongue-tie could trigger some improvement.

10/1

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Payout
Exacta £1378.00
Straight Forecast £1813.30
Trifecta £11705.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Three Macks

The Times:

Lady Gwen

WEST COUNTRY:

Blue Clover

D Express:

Lady Gwen

RP Ratings:

Three Macks

TOPSPEED:

Three Macks

POSTDATA:

Three Macks

Telegraph:

Three Macks

Daily Mirror:

Three Macks

The Sun:

Three Macks

The Star:

Three Macks

Daily Record:

Three Macks