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Run Rabbit Run Mares’ Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4224.8
  • 2m 7f 198y
  • Class 5
  • 16 runners
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Run Rabbit Run Mares’ Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 5/6075

Last run: 65 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner who is 0-5 over hurdles but wasn't beaten far in C&D handicap (good; tongue-tie added) in February; that was her first run over a staying trip and she has claims if she can build on that after wind surgery.

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3rd

9

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 198y

Class 4

16:25 Taunton

Little Else

11st 0lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Jeremy Scott

Won consecutive handicaps in 2023, over C&D (soft) and 2m5f (heavy), and didn't look done with from a handicapping viewpoint when fourth at Newbury in January (3m, soft); likely contender down in grade.

12/1

4th

16

23rd Jan 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 52y

Class 4

15:10 Newbury

Little Else

10st 4lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Jeremy Scott

Seemingly all the better for wind surgery when winning 3m/2m5f (soft/heavy) handicaps by neck margins; got edged out by an exposed mare at Exeter (2m5f, good to soft) since but returning to further should benefit her; she's not without hope.

14/1

13/2

  • Place: £2.30

Form: -3P733

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Dual hurdle winner who has returned to some form with respectable thirds at Stratford (2m6f, heavy) and Wincanton (2m4f, good to soft) this month; remains well treated off 6lb lower than for last win and she's in the mix.

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8th

8

23rd Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 5

13:00 Leicester

Gaia Vallis

10st 9lb

J: Harry Atkins

T: David Bridgwater

prominent

12/1

4th

7

8th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

16:05 Taunton

Gaia Vallis

11st 4lb

J: Harry Atkins

T: David Bridgwater

hampered start

12/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 42-523

Last run: 122 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Seven-race maiden but she has a consistent record and was placed in slow-ground handicaps (2m5f/2m3f) in her final two runs last year; tackles a new trip after four months off but she has quite a bit of stamina in her pedigree and is respected; cheekpieces added.

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5th

3

10th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 4

13:10 Exeter

Ma Belle Noire

11st 9lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Harry Fry

Winning three of her last four has come at a cost ratings-wise but she's not looked back since the blinkers went on and there could be further improvement to come; obvious claims.

15/8

1st

3

29th Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

16:30 Worcester

Ma Belle Noire

11st 9lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Harry Fry

led, pressed leader when headed 3rd, hit 6th, led 8th, ridden after last, stayed on

7/2

Form: -50574

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 4lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Won off 1lb higher at Fontwell (3m2f, good) for Anthony Honeyball last April but she's not matched that since, including in two runs for new yard this spring; record now stands at 1-13 and others are more convincing.

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Form: 5U4527 D

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 9lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

10yo with a record of 3-35 over hurdles; ran well to finish second over C&D (good) on her penultimate run but she's not easy to predict and was laboured back here last month; risks attached.

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4th

3

9th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

14:25 Huntingdon

Kentford Mallard

11st 12lb

J: Daniel Sansom

T: Seamus Mullins

October's Hereford win was over 3m1f (good to firm) and she ran creditably when second over 2m4f at Wincanton 18 days ago following her winter break; exposed 11yo but she should be seriously involved.

6/1

2nd

9

21st Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

13:22 Wincanton

Kentford Mallard

11st 0lb

J: Lt Isabel Harrison

T: Seamus Mullins

October's Hereford win was over 3m1f and she probably needs that sort of test these days; below par on final appearance in November and others appeal more.

20/1

Form: -863U5

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

11-race maiden who has not progressed over hurdles and has been beaten 10l or more in her four completed starts in handicaps (2m-2m5f); tongue-tie is now added at this new trip but she's out of the weights again and others are preferred.

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5th

8

24th Apr 2024

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

17:15 Taunton

Hazy Dream

11st 0lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Joe Tickle

Had looked limited until running away with a C&D handicap two weeks ago on the back of wind surgery (second run in a tongue-tie); that was after an absence of 350 days so this is a quick turnaround, but a 6lb rise should be manageable.

4/1

1st

7

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

14:08 Taunton

Hazy Dream

10st 2lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Joe Tickle

prominent early, raced in last but in touch with leaders after 2nd, headway after 8th, led 2 out, kept on well, ridden out

25/1

6th

17

27th Apr 2023

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

19:00 Taunton

Hazy Dream

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Joe Tickle

11-race maiden who has not progressed over hurdles and has been beaten 10l or more in her four completed starts in handicaps (2m-2m5f); tongue-tie is now added at this new trip but she's out of the weights again and others are preferred.

16/1

Form: 2O5P47

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Won on her handicap debut (2m1f, soft) in March 2021 but she's 0-12 since and has been well held in her last three completed starts (2m3f-3m); on career-low mark but she needs a major upturn in form; equipment removed.

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9

26th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

15:20 Taunton

Sindabella

10st 3lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

Exploited some significant help from the handicapper when winning by 6l at Exeter (2m2f, soft) in December, after a break, and is also suited by this C&D; her last two runs were underwhelming though and her overall profile is not persuasive.

14/1

4th

5

20th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

16:45 Taunton

Sindabella

11st 0lb

J: Miss Ella Herbison

T: Nigel Hawke

Conditions were soft when a comfortable winner at Exeter in December and ran well back there next time; still on a competitive mark but does have to rebound after a modest run at Leicester and there are question marks against her on heavy.

16/1

9th

7

23rd Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 5

13:00 Leicester

Sindabella

10st 9lb

J: Miss Ella Herbison

T: Nigel Hawke

led

7/1

Form: 4434P

Last run: 147 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Began her handicap career with two respectable runs at Plumpton in the autumn (both 3m1f, good to soft) but she was pulled up at Wincanton in her final run last year; has something to prove again after a break and she hasn't looked entirely straightforward; hood added.

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8th

16

27th Apr 2023

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

19:00 Taunton

Universal Island

10st 2lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Neil Mulholland

Began her handicap career with two respectable runs at Plumpton in the autumn (both 3m1f, good to soft) but she was pulled up at Wincanton in her final run last year; has something to prove again after a break and she hasn't looked entirely straightforward; hood added.

16/1

13

1st Dec 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 150y

Class 5

13:55 Wincanton

Universal Island

10st 2lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Neil Mulholland

visibility reduced by fog

16/1

4th

7

14th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

15:40 Plumpton

Universal Island

10st 2lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Neil Mulholland

Her first effort of real note in points or over hurdles when a 5l third over C&D (good to soft) four weeks ago and did well to finish that close after pulling hard; 2lb out of the weights but seriously considered.

9/4

Form: P60P

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Remote third in a point bumper and has subsequently achieved little in four maiden hurdles (2m-2m4f) this year; still early days and steps up to 3m but she needs a transformation on handicap debut; hood added.

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6th

8

18th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

19:05 Fontwell

Can You See Her

10st 2lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Polly Gundry

in rear, headway before 4th, not fluent when in touch with leaders 8th

20/1

9th

13

27th Apr 2023

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

19:00 Taunton

Can You See Her

10st 6lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Polly Gundry

Remote third in a point bumper and has subsequently achieved little in four maiden hurdles (2m-2m4f) this year; still early days and steps up to 3m but she needs a transformation on handicap debut; hood added.

33/1

Form: 4F6-03

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Inconsistent eight-race maiden but she shaped like a stayer when a rallying third in a Wincanton handicap (2m5f, good to soft) last month; mark continues to slide and she could be dangerous on this step up to 3m.

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10th

7

27th Apr 2023

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

19:00 Taunton

Start Point

11st 4lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Richard Mitford-Slade

Inconsistent eight-race maiden but she shaped like a stayer when a rallying third in a Wincanton handicap (2m5f, good to soft) last month; mark continues to slide and she could be dangerous on this step up to 3m.

14/1

3rd

4

27th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 5f 82y

Class 5

17:00 Wincanton

Start Point

11st 3lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Richard Mitford-Slade

midfield, prominent 6th, ridden before 2 out, soon outpaced, went third approaching last, no match for first two

14/1

13th

8

5th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:05 Ffos Las

Start Point

11st 6lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Richard Mitford-Slade

Lightly raced after only five hurdles runs but absent since respectable sixth in Chepstow handicap (2m3f, good) last April and entitled to benefit from this outing.

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 6353F6

Last run: 71 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Chase winner in September 2021 but she's 0-14 as a hurdler; on reduced mark but she was a well-held sixth of seven at Hereford (2m5f, good) in February and it is not hard to have reservations after another break.

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4

11th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

15:25 Huntingdon

Makety

11st 12lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Oliver Sherwood

0-15 over hurdles and most compelling form came over 2m in 2019 and 2020; hard to warm to, having not lasted out upped to 3m latest.

40/1

2

27th Apr 2023

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

19:00 Taunton

Makety

11st 10lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Oliver Sherwood

Chase winner in September 2021 but she's 0-14 as a hurdler; on reduced mark but she was a well-held sixth of seven at Hereford (2m5f, good) in February and it is not hard to have reservations after another break.

16/1

6th

2

15th Feb 2023

Good

2m 5f 163y

Class 5

15:35 Hereford

Makety

11st 13lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Oliver Sherwood

Chase winner in September 2021 but 0-13 as a hurdler; placed five times but fell on her latest start three months ago; reservations for now.

13/2

Form: 2753PP D

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Now 9lb lower than when completing a 2m7f chase double (good to soft/good) last June but she has a mixed record since and has been pulled up over fences and hurdles on last two starts; goes back up in trip with cheekpieces reapplied but she needs a major revival; one of three runners for yard.

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7th

2

27th May 2023

Good

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

20:25 Ffos Las

Ballymilan

12st 0lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Neil Mulholland

led

12/1

4

27th Apr 2023

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

19:00 Taunton

Ballymilan

11st 8lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Neil Mulholland

Now 9lb lower than when completing a 2m7f chase double (good to soft/good) last June but she has a mixed record since and has been pulled up over fences and hurdles on last two starts; goes back up in trip with cheekpieces reapplied but she needs a major revival; one of three runners for yard.

25/1

3

27th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 5f 82y

Class 5

17:00 Wincanton

Ballymilan

11st 9lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

prominent, slow jump 1st, briefly disputed lead 4th, dropped to rear 4 out, soon ridden, pulled up home turn

5/1

Form: 22284P

Last run: 116 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Nine-race maiden who was pulled up over fences in January when last seen but she's well handicapped on her best hurdle form, including a second in a big-field handicap at Worcester (2m7f, good) last summer; one to keep an eye on back over hurdles on her return; equipment (tried last time) removed.

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5th

4

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:40 Uttoxeter

Hey Frankie

11st 4lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Michael Scudamore

After knocking chasing on the head she returned to hurdles with a staying-on third at Huntingdon (3m1f, good), narrowly denying Sadie Hill for that prize; that was after 130 days away so entitled to be sharper for this.

11/2

3rd

6

11th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

15:25 Huntingdon

Hey Frankie

11st 11lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Michael Scudamore

Not persevered with over fences; poor final hurdles outing of last summer to forgive as well, but interesting on the form of two seconds in fields of this size off up to 7lb higher before that (best RPR 99).

12/1

6

27th Apr 2023

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

19:00 Taunton

Hey Frankie

11st 5lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Michael Scudamore

Nine-race maiden who was pulled up over fences in January when last seen but she's well handicapped on her best hurdle form, including a second in a big-field handicap at Worcester (2m7f, good) last summer; one to keep an eye on back over hurdles on her return; equipment (tried last time) removed.

7/1

Form: 4-2217 D

Last run: 247 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Gained the reward for some consistent efforts when winning at Southwell (3m, good) last July but she flopped in her final run last summer; only 2lb higher than for her win but has something to prove after 247 days off.

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6th

9

24th Apr 2024

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

17:15 Taunton

Danzini

10st 13lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Keiran Burke

Would have found the ground too soft when pulled up in this last year after a similar break; can be quirky and wore cheekpieces and a visor (together with tongue-tie) when close up on her final two runs; wears just a tongue-tie this time and has a big run in her off this mark.

10/1

3rd

11

22nd Aug 2023

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

17:00 Newton Abbot

Danzini

10st 9lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Keiran Burke

in touch with leaders

16/1

Form: 40-374

Last run: 38 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Showed promise in bumpers; best show over hurdles when staying-on seventh of 13 in handicap at Ludlow (2m5f, good to soft) on Wednesday, not beaten far but further improvement is needed; this longer trip may well suit if yesterday's run has not taken it out of her.

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10

13th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 1y

Class 5

14:40 Fakenham

Div Ine Tara

10st 2lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Clare Hobson

Not beaten far at Ludlow in April (2m5f, good to soft) but early mistakes cost her when pulled up on final start for Fergal O'Brien; probably best watched on this occasion in first-time headgear.

20/1

Form: -43626

Last run: 176 days

W: 10st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

0-13 but runner-up off this mark at Plumpton (3m1f, good to soft) on her penultimate run last year; returns from 176 days off but yard is in good form and she needs a close look in the market; tongue-tie added.

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No Results Found

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Non-runners

Fine By Her, Hey Frankie, Div Ine Tara, Milanese Rose

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Payout
Exacta £272.00
Straight Forecast £279.20
Tricast £978.90
Trifecta £1183.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Ma Belle Noire

RP Ratings:

Hey Frankie

Daily Mail:

Gaia Vallis

POSTDATA:

Ballymilan

Telegraph:

Makety

The Times:

Hey Frankie

D Express:

Hey Frankie

Daily Mirror:

Hey Frankie

WEST COUNTRY:

Ma Belle Noire

The Guardian:

Ma Belle Noire

The Sun:

Ma Belle Noire

Daily Record:

Ma Belle Noire

The Star:

Gaia Vallis