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Braceys Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £3049.76
  • 2m 0f 11y
  • Class 5
  • 16 runners
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Braceys Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

15/8 (Won)

  • Win: £1.73
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 9P2

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Contender when falling at final fence in both Irish points this winter; soundly beaten on first two runs under rules but 66-1 second of nine when beaten 22l in C&D novice (good to soft) 18 days ago, leading until bad mistake three out; ordinary form but among the best in this line-up.

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7

3rd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 214y

Class 4

14:40 Doncaster

Good Friday Fairy

11st 3lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Ben Clarke

Front-runner; has improved switched to chasing this term, winning twice but he had luck on his side in a big way when scoring at Uttoxeter (2m4f, heavy) in January; disappointing favourite at Chepstow eight days ago, which is the chief negative but he also has not proved himself beyond 2m4f (one attempt); 5lb claimer is recruited.

7/1

4th

3

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 98y

Class 4

14:33 Chepstow

Good Friday Fairy

11st 6lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Ben Clarke

led, 2 lengths ahead 5 out, faced challenge 3 out, headed before 2 out, soon weakened

3/1

1st

5

27th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:08 Uttoxeter

Good Friday Fairy

11st 4lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Ben Clarke

Lightly raced 7yo who won a maiden hurdle last spring and is faring better over fences, the only one to finish at Fontwell in December; a promising winner had to work hard to get past him at Exeter since (2m3f, heavy); up 3lb but should have plenty going for him.

2/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fair maiden on Flat, pretty consistent over 2m in recent outings; absent nearly three months and has the hood/cheekpieces removed for this hurdle debut; against such limited opposition, he has to be considered.

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3rd

4

30th Nov 2023

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

12:17 Taunton

Stiletto

11st 6lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Keiran Burke

Twice went close on good ground last month (3m2f/3m; wore cheekpieces) and was very respectable fourth of 15 when dropped back to 2m here (good to soft; first-time blinkers) a fortnight ago; evidently in good nick but his career strike-rate is now 0-22 and others in this field have more potential.

7/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 085P64 BF

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Modest maiden after one bumper and seven hurdle races, mostly in headgear; made most when running respectably as favourite in a maiden last time; each-way hopes in this weak race.

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11

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

15:30 Market Rasen

Prince Nino

11st 5lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Lizzie Quinlan

2-17 over hurdles; back on a workable mark now but not seen since running poorly in January and probably better suited by 2m4f.

25/1

Form: 9

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

25-1 and ridden by Bradley Harris, made headway after halfway but ended beaten about 19l when ninth of 13 in bumper at Taunton (2m, good to soft) last month.

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1st

11

11th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 3

19:05 Warwick

Uggy Uggy Uggy

11st 0lb

J: Miss Megan Bevan

T: Keiran Burke

Goes well on good ground; shaped encouragingly on first outing for current yard when a close fifth of 15 at Cheltenham (2m4f) last month, still in front approaching the last; may improve for the run, his first for six months; might be the answer with his stable going well.

7/1

5th

17

17th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 56y

Class 2

14:05 Cheltenham

Uggy Uggy Uggy

10st 4lb

J: Miss Megan Bevan

T: Keiran Burke

prominent, raced wide early, pressed leader 2nd, led 3rd, awkward jump 5th

25/1

Form: 7

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Dam a point and 2m/2m4f hurdle winner; 22-1 and hooded, remote seventh in bumper at Stratford (2m, heavy) four weeks ago.

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7

7th May 2024

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

19:12 Southwell

Harry Gulliver

10st 4lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Alex Hales

A smidgeon of promise when fifth in a Chepstow maiden (good to soft) but tailed off in two further ones since; handicapped accordingly but has much to prove.

20/1

16th

7

20th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 3

12:50 Newbury

Harry Gulliver

11st 4lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Alex Hales

Tailed off in his sole bumper; shaped with some promise on hurdling debut at Chepstow (2m, good to soft) in April but faded badly when second favourite at Worcester (2m, good) in May; best watched for now.

66/1

Form: 4-77

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Hint of promise on debut in July 2021; absent until well beaten in bumper here (66-1, too free) in February but never-dangerous seventh of 13 when a hood was fitted at Taunton (good to soft) 15 days ago appeared to be a step forward; needs a check on hurdle debut.

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5th

8

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

16:02 Hereford

Parsons Stone

11st 1lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Robert Stephens

Unable to land any sort of blow in novice hurdles at major tracks on his two appearances this season but made fairly encouraging hurdle debut at Chepstow (2m, good to soft) last April and has a lowly mark for his handicap debut; moves up in trip with usual hood removed.

20/1

11th

12

10th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 3

12:55 Newbury

Parsons Stone

11st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Robert Stephens

took keen hold, always behind

100/1

Form: 7

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

50-1, weakened into well-beaten seventh of eight in maiden bumper at Huntingdon (2m, good to soft) 12 days ago.

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7th

9

28th Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 11y

Class 5

17:50 Chepstow

Megascope

11st 4lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Sheila Lewis

50-1, weakened into well-beaten seventh of eight in maiden bumper at Huntingdon (2m, good to soft) 12 days ago.

33/1

7th

2

16th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

17:35 Huntingdon

Megascope

11st 7lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Sheila Lewis

midfield, pushed along 3f out, soon weakened

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 9

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

One piece of fair Flat form (1m4f, AW); 150-1 after a long absence, tailed off on hurdle debut at Warwick (2m, soft) last month.

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1st

2

20th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

14:10 Taunton

Chankaya

11st 13lb

J: Cameron Iles

T: Mitchell Hunt

Came clear with an unexposed winner over 2m4f at Wincanton in November and his defeat back there the following month was on his chase debut; could go well.

5/1

6th

8

12th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:15 Wincanton

Chankaya

11st 8lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

Acts well in the mud so his handicap debut on heavy ground at Chepstow was disappointing; put the record straight when coming clear with an unexposed winner over 2m4f here 19 days ago; has gone up 6lb and this Flat-bred's ability to cope with fences has to be taken on trust on chase debut.

7/1

2nd

5

23rd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

Chankaya

11st 7lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

Looked as though he might be going somewhere when second at Newton Abbot and fourth at Uttoxeter, but he then ran moderately on his handicap debut; should have a squeak off this mark.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Third foal; dam 7f AW winner (RPR 65), half-sister to 7f/8.4f winner Invincible Joe; hooded for this racecourse debut.

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7

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

15:55 Stratford

Harrys Game

11st 0lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Christian Williams

Soundly beaten in Plumpton maiden on recent stable debut but looked quite promising when keeping-on third in Ffos Las novice (2m4f, good) for Jeremy Scott last spring and has plenty of scope for improvement in handicaps.

7/1

6th

3

1st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 4

16:10 Plumpton

Harrys Game

11st 6lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Christian Williams

Flat-bred 7yo; beaten 41l (2m) and 17l (2m4f) in two hurdles for Jeremy Scott; has no obvious form claims.

8/1

3rd

2

22nd May 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:35 Ffos Las

Harrys Game

11st 3lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Jeremy Scott

Flat-bred 6yo; attracted market support before debut in very ordinary Chepstow maiden (2m, good to soft; hooded) last month but never really got competitive.

14/1

Form: 6

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

40-1, no show in maiden at Wincanton (1m7f, good) this month.

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7th

11

12th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

16:03 Ludlow

Alfie Sharp

10st 3lb

J: James Best

T: Richard Mitford-Slade

Heavy defeats on all five starts, the latest on handicap debut at Stratford (3m2f; 80-1) three weeks ago when tongue tied first time; while he may not have stayed the trip that day, others bring more pressing claims.

33/1

12th

14

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 2f 83y

Class 5

13:40 Stratford

Alfie Sharp

10st 5lb

J: James Best

T: Richard Mitford-Slade

Struggled to get competitive in four maiden/novice hurdles (1m7f-2m3f) but combination of new trip and first-time tongue-tie may enable improvement on this handicap debut.

33/1

5th

3

29th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

12:20 Hereford

Alfie Sharp

11st 0lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Richard Mitford-Slade

Well beaten at triple-digit odds on both hurdling starts; can't be recommended.

100/1

Form: 8F

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

50-1, tailed off in Wincanton bumper (1m7f, good to firm) last November; 200-1 and hooded, way behind the principals when falling at final flight in novice at Taunton (2m, good to soft) 15 days ago, so has no form.

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11th

16

28th Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 11y

Class 5

17:50 Chepstow

Tango For Sally

10st 11lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Mitchell Hunt

50-1, tailed off in Wincanton bumper (1m7f, good to firm) last November; 200-1 and hooded, way behind the principals when falling at final flight in novice at Taunton (2m, good to soft) 15 days ago, so has no form.

40/1

7

13th Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

14:35 Taunton

Tango For Sally

10st 10lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Mitchell Hunt

held up in last, no chance from 3 out, tailed off

66/1

8th

11

5th Nov 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

16:05 Wincanton

Tango For Sally

10st 7lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Mitchell Hunt

midfield, weakened home turn, tailed off

50/1

Form: 5

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Brother to useful staying hurdler Eur Gone West and 2m4f hurdle winner American Money; 22-1, showed little in C&D novice (good to soft) 18 days ago.

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3rd

7

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:12 Ffos Las

Try The Money

10st 3lb

J: David Noonan

T: Henry Oliver

Made an encouraging start in handicaps when runner-up at Taunton (2m3f, soft) on his comeback in February but he was disappointing at Huntingdon last month; still unexposed and is a brother to two hurdle winners but he needs to step up again after that last run.

6/1

5th

10

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

14:07 Huntingdon

Try The Money

10st 4lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Henry Oliver

Unexposed; improved form on handicap debut when second at Taunton last time (2m3f, soft); conditions suit; chance on that form.

9/2

2nd

9

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

14:40 Taunton

Try The Money

10st 5lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Henry Oliver

took keen hold, towards rear, headway 5 out, went second going okay after 3 out, outpaced 2 out, rallied approaching last, kept on

16/1

Form: 37P

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Third of five in a bumper at Fakenham (good to soft) on debut but no positives from either run since, tongue tied on hurdle debut latest.

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9th

6

30th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

15:10 Taunton

Haafbourd

11st 2lb

J: James Best

T: Emma-Jane Bishop

midfield, not fluent 5th, not fluent 6th

33/1

6th

4

7th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

Class 4

12:45 Warwick

Haafbourd

11st 0lb

J: James Best

T: Emma-Jane Bishop

towards rear

250/1

7th

6

14th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:35 Ludlow

Haafbourd

11st 1lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Emma-Jane Bishop

Not beaten far when third of five in Fakenham bumper in November but struggled on his first two hurdling attempts.

100/1

Form: 5002U6

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Second of 15 in handicap at Thurles (2m, yielding) in December is the best form in this field; however, it's also easily his best form; well beaten in 2m3f handicap here on recent British debut but he's still one to consider, with tongue-tie and cheekpieces both enlisted.

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7th

5

23rd Nov 2023

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

12:20 Wincanton

Hunters Song

11st 8lb

J: Isabelle Ryder

T: Gary Brown

led

16/1

8

28th Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 11y

Class 5

17:50 Chepstow

Hunters Song

11st 4lb

J: David Bass

T: Gary Brown

Second of 15 in handicap at Thurles (2m, yielding) in December is the best form in this field; however, it's also easily his best form; well beaten in 2m3f handicap here on recent British debut but he's still one to consider, with tongue-tie and cheekpieces both enlisted.

7/2

6th

9

10th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

15:45 Chepstow

Hunters Song

11st 1lb

J: Isabelle Ryder

T: Gary Brown

0-6 over hurdles when trained in Ireland but the form of his second of 15 at Thurles (2m, yielding) in December has been pretty well advertised by the winner since; market may guide on today's stable debut.

12/1

Form: P0

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Dam fair hurdle/chase winner for these connections; pulled up when 80-1 for a Fontwell bumper and remote last when 250-1 for a Wincanton maiden hurdle.

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12

9th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

14:10 Kempton

Time To Smile

11st 5lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Noel Williams

Showed no significant promise in a bumper and two maiden hurdles (1m7f/2m) for Seamus Mullins; upped in trip for stable debut.

100/1

13

28th Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 11y

Class 5

17:50 Chepstow

Time To Smile

11st 4lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Seamus Mullins

Dam fair hurdle/chase winner for these connections; pulled up when 80-1 for a Fontwell bumper and remote last when 250-1 for a Wincanton maiden hurdle.

50/1

11th

7

27th Mar 2023

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

13:30 Wincanton

Time To Smile

11st 5lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Seamus Mullins

Dam fair hurdle/chase winner for these connections; 80-1 for a Fontwell bumper and was pulled up after racing in rear throughout.

66/1

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Payout
Exacta £61.00
Straight Forecast £55.90
Trifecta £203.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Good Friday Fairy

The Guardian:

Hunters Song

Daily Mail:

Stiletto

RP Ratings:

Good Friday Fairy

POSTDATA:

Good Friday Fairy

WEST COUNTRY:

Good Friday Fairy

The Times:

Good Friday Fairy

Telegraph:

Good Friday Fairy

The Star:

Good Friday Fairy

Daily Record:

Good Friday Fairy

D Express:

Hunters Song

Daily Mirror:

Hunters Song