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Heidsieck Monopole Party Has Started Novices’ Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

  • Prize money: £3696.7
  • 2m 4f 35y
  • Class 5
  • 14 runners
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Heidsieck Monopole Party Has Started Novices’ Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Sunny

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £26.20
  • Place: £7.30

Form: 647P60

Last run: 64 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Winning Irish pointer; has shown fair form under rules, including over fences; quite interesting on stable debut.

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3rd

2

27th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

16:40 Perth

Born Famous

11st 9lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Ms Claire O’Connell

6-6 over hurdles/fences for Iain Jardine this season, with most notable success coming from a long way off the pace in Summer Plate at Market Rasen (2m5f, soft); also very well suited by this track and Harry Cobden (aboard the last twice) keeps the ride for today's first start back with Claire O'Connell

2/1

1st

1

19th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

17:06 Perth

Born Famous

12st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Iain Jardine

Five wins from five starts since joining Iain Jardine, the first off 21lb lower over C&D (soft) and the latest the valuable Summer Plate over fences off 4lb lower at Market Rasen (2m5f, soft); should go very well again.

13/8

1st

16

22nd Jul 2023

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 1

15:15 Market Rasen

Born Famous

10st 3lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Iain Jardine

Ex-Irish mare who is 4-4 for new stable this year, alternating between hurdling and chasing; carries 5lb penalty for beating only two rivals at Perth (2m4f, soft) on Sunday and is 1lb out of the weights here but is evidently in prime form.

10/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 313263 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Hereford winner off 9lb lower in January (2m3f, soft); has continued in good form but no easy task off this mark.

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5th

4

30th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

13:55 Carlisle

Maillot Blanc

11st 10lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: N W Alexander

Scored at Hereford (2m3f, soft) in early 2023 and was still in good form at end of last season (2m4f-2m5f) but makes stable debut after 11-month absence and the drop back in trip may not be ideal.

5/1

2nd

1

28th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

16:25 Perth

Maillot Blanc

12st 0lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Sophie Leech

Hereford winner off 9lb lower in January (2m3f, soft); has continued in good form but no easy task off this mark.

6/1

3rd

11

25th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

13:50 Kelso

Maillot Blanc

10st 10lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Sophie Leech

towards rear on outer

14/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 75512U D

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Front-runner; won off 5lb lower at Wincanton in March (2m4f, good to soft) and creditable second there over 2m5f next time; chance.

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5th

6

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:30 Hereford

Watchoutitscookie

10st 9lb

J: Miss Ella Herbison

T: Nigel Hawke

1-15 over hurdles and was tailed off in his last run in that discipline; again well held when third on his chase debut at Exeter (2m3f, heavy) where he probably went off a bit too fast given the conditions; wouldn't be the percentage call.

6/1

3rd

10

25th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 48y

Class 5

14:20 Exeter

Watchoutitscookie

10st 7lb

J: Miss Ella Herbison

T: Nigel Hawke

6yo chasing newcomer who has won just one of his 16 starts and was tailed off over hurdles at Huntingdon (3m1f, soft) three weeks ago; however, he won at Wincanton (2m4f, good to soft) last March and was a good second at Huntingdon (3m1f, soft) last month; not discounted.

14/1

4th

7

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

16:15 Huntingdon

Watchoutitscookie

10st 8lb

J: Miss Ella Herbison

T: Nigel Hawke

Just 1-14 over hurdles but looked suited by the step up in trip and ran well from the front when second over C&D (soft) last month; obvious contender if in similar form again.

11/2

Form: 3F4283

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Good second at Musselburgh in November (2m4f, good to soft); not so good on either outing since but was too free on first occasion and dropped back to 2m last time; should fare better.

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6th

8

19th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 1f 33y

Class 5

16:10 Carlisle

Kilbrainy

11st 9lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

in touch with leaders

7/4

1st

1

8th Oct 2023

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

17:30 Kelso

Kilbrainy

12st 0lb

J: William Maggs

T: Sandy Thomson

took keen hold, held up in rear

4/1

Form: -7PP24

Last run: 49 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Better efforts with cheekpieces last twice, on latest start finishing fourth in an Ayr handicap (2m4f, good); a possible.

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0

8

27th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

17:12 Perth

Ultra Violet

10st 12lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

0-18 over hurdles but has largely been consistent since the spring; made most of the running when third behind Prince Nino over C&D this month and has the same mark today; probably won't be far away.

7/1

3rd

7

11th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:40 Perth

Ultra Violet

10st 9lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Dual Flat winner over 1m in France; yet to win over hurdles although has been running well enough in handicaps over 2m4f/3m here this summer to suggest he has a chance.

8/1

6th

6

2nd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

14:45 Perth

Ultra Violet

10st 8lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

in touch with leaders, reminder after 6th, in rear when mistake 8th, struggling from 4 out

9/2

Form: 6-5654

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Unexposed sort; fair fourth on handicap debut on first run at 2m4f at Hexham last time (heavy); better expected; chance.

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6th

8

8th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 20y

Class 5

16:00 Ayr

Cowboy Cooper

10st 10lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Donald Whillans

Made a promising chase debut when third of 11 at Catterick (3m1f, soft) in January, but made a few jumping errors when behind a couple of these over C&D (soft) last month; still a maiden after 11 starts and a bit more is needed.

9/1

7th

10

13th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 20y

Class 5

16:30 Ayr

Cowboy Cooper

10st 2lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Donald Whillans

A maiden after ten runs but made pretty good start to chasing career when staying-on third at Catterick (3m1f, soft) last month and has each-way claims again off the same mark here.

10/1

3rd

8

11th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 1f 54y

Class 5

13:20 Catterick

Cowboy Cooper

10st 7lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Donald Whillans

0-9 but he's been a fair third at Hexham on his last two hurdle starts (2m7f, heavy) and might not be far away on today's chase debut.

9/1

Form: 249376

Last run: 73 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish; ten-race maiden; hasn't really fired for new yard and comes here with a bit to prove.

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11th

9

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 5

15:50 Musselburgh

Dot Cotton

10st 13lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: R Mike Smith

towards rear

9/1

0

11

5th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 124y

Class 5

14:30 Musselburgh

Dot Cotton

11st 2lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: R Mike Smith

She's a 16-race maiden but she ran well when second here (2m4f, good to soft) last month off a career-low mark (behind comfortable winner Lihyan who is due to run in the 1:55); back up 1lb today; might not be far away.

9/1

2nd

4

18th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 5

14:25 Musselburgh

Dot Cotton

11st 1lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: R Mike Smith

On dangerous mark but she's still a maiden after 15 starts and has an uninspiring record of 4937677547 in handicaps; others preferred.

9/1

OUR TIP

Form: 32-503

Last run: 69 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Decent third to a subsequent winner in maiden hurdle at Wincanton in February (1m7f, good) when last seen out having been placed in two bumpers (2m, soft/heavy); has a tongue-tie on for handicap debut; best form over shorter.

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6

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

13:35 Market Rasen

What A Steal

11st 10lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Tom George

held up in rear, not fluent 1st

9/1

6th

10

17th Nov 2023

Good

2m 4f 181y

Class 5

15:53 Doncaster

What A Steal

11st 3lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

Six-race maiden who has some encouraging bumper/hurdles form; made a respiratory noise when last seen and had wind surgery since; may be capable of progress this season.

14/1

4

28th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

16:25 Perth

What A Steal

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Tom George

Decent third to a subsequent winner in maiden hurdle at Wincanton in February (1m7f, good) when last seen out having been placed in two bumpers (2m, soft/heavy); has a tongue-tie on for handicap debut; best form over shorter.

4/1

Form: F40P-4

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Fairly ordinary form so far, but badly hampered last time when coming back after 382 days on the sidelines; better expected.

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4th

4

15th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 1f 77y

Class 5

12:20 Bangor-on-Dee

Hector Master

11st 4lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

Seemingly aided by tongue-tie when runner-up in first two chases, more recently when staying on strongly from poor position at Kelso (2m1f, soft) seven weeks ago; it's hard to know what to make of that piece of form, though, and he's 3lb higher here.

9/4

2nd

7

28th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 1f 14y

Class 5

16:29 Kelso

Hector Master

11st 6lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

in touch with leaders on outer, awkward jump 1st

6/1

Form: -44033

Last run: 80 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Creditable efforts in 2m handicaps on last two starts, and quite interesting now up in trip for the first time over hurdles (creditable run in a Punchestown bumper only previous run at the trip).

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5th

5

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 75y

Class 4

14:02 Newcastle

Take Centre Stage

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Rebecca Menzies

Jumped well and easily made all in first-time visor over C&D (heavy) last month; 6l second under a penalty at Sedgefield eight days later and he's a further 4lb higher today, but over half of the fences were omitted last time which may not have played to his strengths; retains potential.

3/1

2nd

2

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

16:33 Sedgefield

Take Centre Stage

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Rebecca Menzies

led, headed on turn before 2 out, soon lost ground, rallied after 2 out, kept on

6/5

1st

9

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Take Centre Stage

10st 10lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Rebecca Menzies

made all, jumped well and travelled strongly, increased tempo going easily before 4 out, pushed along and went clear before 2 out, ridden approaching last, not fluent last, unchallenged

7/1

Form: 5-6PP4

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Pulled up on first two starts over hurdles (2m3f, 2m4f) and finished last of four in a Newcastle novice last time (2m1f, heavy); probably best watched on handicap debut.

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0

2

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 28y

Class 5

14:00 Sedgefield

Barley Breeze

11st 4lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Philip Kirby

Poor form in bumpers/hurdles and now makes his debut over fences after 202 days off; related to some useful hurdlers/chasers and the market may reveal what to expect.

25/1

8

28th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

16:25 Perth

Barley Breeze

11st 0lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Philip Kirby

Pulled up on first two starts over hurdles (2m3f, 2m4f) and finished last of four in a Newcastle novice last time (2m1f, heavy); probably best watched on handicap debut.

20/1

4th

4

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

13:40 Newcastle

Barley Breeze

11st 5lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Philip Kirby

led narrowly, steadied 5th

50/1

Form: 445765

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Unexposed sort; makes her handicap debut with cheekpieces on having shown a little promise in novice events; needs to improve.

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6th

8

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

13:05 Hexham

Maisie Too

10st 6lb

J: Mr John Dixon

T: Susan Corbett

led, headed but prominent before 3rd

14/1

6th

11

16th May 2023

Good

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

14:50 Newcastle

Maisie Too

10st 3lb

J: Dillan Hurst

T: Susan Corbett

Unexposed after only four hurdle runs but was well beaten when unseating rider at penultimate flight on last month's handicap debut at Perth (2m4f, soft) and needs today's quicker ground to enable improvement.

25/1

11

28th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

16:25 Perth

Maisie Too

10st 8lb

J: Dillan Hurst

T: Susan Corbett

Unexposed sort; makes her handicap debut with cheekpieces on having shown a little promise in novice events; needs to improve.

20/1

Form: -704P4

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Ordinary efforts so far, including in handicaps over this trip on last two starts; improvement needed.

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13

28th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

16:25 Perth

Syltezar

10st 6lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Ewan Whillans

Ordinary efforts so far, including in handicaps over this trip on last two starts; improvement needed.

20/1

4th

3

29th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

16:10 Newcastle

Syltezar

11st 4lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Ewan Whillans

Has displayed glimpses of ability (on various ground) but she was pulled up at 28-1 on her handicap debut at Ayr (2m4f, good) three weeks ago and has to leave that form miles behind.

14/1

8

10th Mar 2023

Good

2m 4f 100y

Class 5

14:35 Ayr

Syltezar

11st 2lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Ewan Whillans

Not solid judged on her form in novice hurdles, modest fourth of six at Kelso (2m) most recently; needs to improve for the switch to handicap level.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £1482.00
Straight Forecast £1159.00
Tricast £4475.30
Trifecta £8026.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

What A Steal

The Guardian:

Chumlee

Daily Mail:

Maillot Blanc

The Times:

Take Centre Stage

SPOTLIGHT:

Ultra Violet

Telegraph:

Dot Cotton

The Sun:

Maillot Blanc

WEST COUNTRY:

What A Steal

D Express:

What A Steal

Daily Record:

Take Centre Stage

POSTDATA:

Ultra Violet

Daily Mirror:

Chumlee

The Star:

Chumlee