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Good To Soft

Marrill Group Coronation Day Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4568.06
  • 2m 7f 63y
  • Class 5
  • 16 runners
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Marrill Group Coronation Day Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £13.50
  • Place: £3.20

Form: 63503-

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Ten-race maiden but creditable 5l-third to Dillarchie at Wetherby last time (3m, soft), giving impression that this even stiffer test of stamina would suit; 6lb out of the handicap but quite interesting.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

15

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

September Daisy

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: N W Alexander

She's 2lb out of the handicap and was no match for the easy winner at Kelso (2m5f, good to soft) last time; however, she won over 2m7f at Hexham (good to soft) in May and is an each-way possible now back up in trip.

8/1

2nd

8

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

15:25 Kelso

September Daisy

10st 11lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

led early, headed but prominent 1st

8/1

33/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: P7077-

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Point winner in February 2020; 0-17 under rules and plenty to find with Dillarchie on Wetherby form.

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1st

3

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

18:10 Musselburgh

Velasco

11st 0lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Susan Corbett

Won handicaps at Sedgefield (2m4f, soft) and Doncaster (3m, heavy) before pulling up at Kelso after a break of just one week; now 10lb higher than for his last win (by 18l) but this refreshed 8yo can make his presence felt.

10/1

9

10th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 3

15:20 Kelso

Velasco

10st 7lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Susan Corbett

Thriving and bids for a hat-trick after bagging handicaps at Sedgefield (2m4f) and Doncaster (3m) recently; has a 7lb penalty to overcome now but he's still very much one to consider.

5/1

1st

3

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 5

16:25 Doncaster

Velasco

11st 10lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Susan Corbett

made all, went well clear after 3 out, canter

4/1

10/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form: 63336-

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Nine-race maiden who handles today's conditions and is worth considering on this career-low mark.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

15

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

20:25 Hexham

Something Golden

10st 8lb

J: Miss Alex Garven

T: Victor Thompson

took keen hold, led

25/1

5th

5

24th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

13:50 Perth

Something Golden

11st 6lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Victor Thompson

in touch with leaders

200/1

3rd

5

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 62y

Class 4

14:40 Newcastle

Something Golden

11st 5lb

J: Mr Ben Sutton

T: Victor Thompson

in touch with leaders, weakened 3 out

8/1

10/1

  • Place: £4.60

Form: 947-

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Up in trip for her handicap debut but hasn't shown much and stable looks to have a better chance with Having A Barney.

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10th

12

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

14:22 Market Rasen

Tara Brooch

10st 7lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Mark Walford

Best form when 5l second over 2m7f here in June (good) when last seen; should go well despite running over a shorter trip.

7/1

2nd

11

23rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 16y

Class 5

13:35 Market Rasen

Tara Brooch

10st 2lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

prominent, ridden before 2 out, kept on run-in, went second towards finish, no match for winner

11/2

6th

6

23rd May 2023

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:50 Hexham

Tara Brooch

10st 10lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

in touch with leaders

5/1

Form: 3031P-

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Won 3m mares' handicap at Ayr in February (good to soft) but was pulled up behind Dillarchie at Wetherby last time (3m, officially good to soft) when her trainer reported she was unsuited by the softer going; rain a negative.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

7

18th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 5

12:25 Musselburgh

Joanna Im Fine

10st 4lb

J: James Turner

T: Jackie Stephen

Has a patchy profile but she justified support in a mares' handicap at Ayr (3m, good to soft) in February and was a fair fith of 16 at Hexham in her final run in the spring; still looks on workable mark and she needs watching in market on return.

10/1

5th

12

6th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:30 Hexham

Joanna Im Fine

10st 2lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Jackie Stephen

prominent

14/1

Form: P5312- BF

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Pulled up on only previous run at this trip but shapes as though it will suit him; comes here in good form having won over 2m4f at Newcastle (good) and finished runner-up to a subsequent winner over same trip at Market Rasen last time (good to soft); chance.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

7

12th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:25 Southwell

Having A Barney

10st 6lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

raced in second

11/4

3rd

7

24th May 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

20:50 Southwell

Having A Barney

10st 11lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

took keen hold, led, headed but prominent after 1st, short of room home turn, pushed along before 2 out, ridden approaching last, kept on and went third run-in

4/1

6th

9

6th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:30 Hexham

Having A Barney

10st 7lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

midfield

7/1

Form: /5650- CD

Last run: 130 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Seems to run her best races here (C&D winner in March 2022) but has no easy task from 7lb out of the handicap.

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7th

16

6th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:30 Hexham

Songbirds Tale

10st 2lb

J: William Maggs

T: Paul Collins

towards rear

25/1

15

6th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:20 Wetherby

Songbirds Tale

10st 2lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Paul Collins

Hasn't built on her sole success last March and is now exposed as modest.

66/1

10th

18

27th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

11:50 Wetherby

Songbirds Tale

10st 2lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Paul Collins

midfield, reminder after 1st, reminders after 2nd

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 65832- BF

Last run: 38 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Placed on her last two starts, both over this trip on heavy ground, finishing third here on first occasion; on the same mark and a chance.

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Verdict Starting price

4th

14

26th Apr 2024

Good

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

20:15 Chepstow

Pipers Cross

10st 7lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Bumper winner who has form figures of 222131 over hurdles for her current yard; up 7lb for her C&D win (good to soft) two weeks ago but she raised her form to a new level with that clearcut success and is open to more progress; respected.

6/1

6

13th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

15:32 Chepstow

Pipers Cross

10st 10lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Has form figures of 22213 (all in Class 5) for current yard, the win gained at Huntingdon (3m1f, soft; easily); now goes in up grade but her consistency is an asset; place possibilities.

11/2

Form: 42142- C

Last run: 28 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

In good form this year; close second at Carlisle last time (3m1f, good to soft) and has a chance despite a 2lb higher mark.

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Verdict Starting price

10th

5

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:18 Ayr

Aazza

11st 12lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

Easy winner at Doncaster (3m, good to soft) last winter and also went close at Carlisle (3m1f, good to soft) in the spring, both under Dylan Johnston; not so good since but her latest fourth back at Doncaster was a bit better and she's well treated if staging a full-scale revival.

12/1

4th

14

28th Jan 2024

Good

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

15:05 Doncaster

Aazza

10st 13lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

Won easily over C&D (good to soft) last January and went close at Carlisle (3m1f, good to soft) in April, both under Dylan Johnston; not so good in her three starts since, particularly when back over C&D (10-1) six weeks ago on latest, but she needs a second look.

10/1

10th

8

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Aazza

11st 7lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Won easily over C&D (good to soft) in January and went close at Carlisle (3m1f, good to soft) in April; soundly beaten sixth on last month's return to action at Musselburgh (3m, good to soft) but kept on nicely and that sharp track may not have played to her strengths; interesting now back here.

12/1

Form: P2P6P- C

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 8lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Hasn't won since landing a 2m4f maiden hurdle here in December 2020 (heavy; only win over hurdles); stays this trip well, but has been pulled up in two of her last three races; the more rain the better.

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2

6th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:30 Hexham

Lady Bowes

11st 8lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

towards rear

25/1

7

16th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

16:30 Hexham

Lady Bowes

11st 9lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: James Moffatt

Likely ground wasn't soft enough at Ayr the last twice; 2m4f win and place form here in 2020-21 reads well in today's context, and mark has never been lower; not without a hope.

14/1

6th

1

27th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:25 Ayr

Lady Bowes

12st 2lb

J: William Shanahan

T: James Moffatt

Pulled up on two of her three appearances this season, latterly over C&D (good to soft) a fortnight ago; ran well in defeat at Catterick (3m1f, heavy) in between but is not an easy one to predict and may find today's ground too lively.

7/1

Form: 22551- D

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Off the mark when neck-winner at Wetherby last time (3m, good to soft); up 4lb and an each-way chance.

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4th

5

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

20:25 Hexham

Dillarchie

11st 4lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Joanne Foster

in touch with leaders

16/1

8

20th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 16y

Class 4

16:05 Market Rasen

Dillarchie

11st 2lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Joanne Foster

Has a patchy profile and was disappointing at Sedgefield last time but this strong stayer won by 8l at that track (3m3f, soft) on her penultimate run; has possibilities if she can recapture that form and she's not ruled out; tongue-tie back on.

13/2

Form: 211/P- D

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Two good-ground wins at Newcastle in early 2022 (2m6f, 2m7f); didn't run for 397 days after his second success and was pulled up on return to action at Southwell last month (reportedly unsuited by the good to soft ground); further rain a negative.

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9

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:50 Southwell

Freethinker

10st 11lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

Dual good-ground hurdle winner at Newcastle (2m6f/2m7f) in early 2022 but seems badly to have lost his way over hurdles and fences during the last year or so; leap of faith is required to support him here.

20/1

0

7

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

15:20 Huntingdon

Freethinker

10st 8lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

Both wins in good-ground events over hurdles at Newcastle in 2022; achieved nothing in 2023, latterly over fences; enough to prove.

25/1

8th

9

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield

Freethinker

10st 8lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

Two wins over hurdles at Newcastle (2m6f/2m7f, good) early in 2022 but pulled up in three runs this year including on his chase debut in October; has plenty to prove and he needs a major turnaround.

25/1

Form: 8P516- C BF

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Winner at Wetherby in March (3m, soft) but was 11l behind Dillarchie (now 4lb worse off) over same C&D last time.

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12th

13

8th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

15:10 Kelso

Fiadh

10st 12lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Chris Grant

took keen hold, prominent, weakened after 3 out

16/1

9th

9

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Fiadh

11st 2lb

J: Charlie Maggs

T: Chris Grant

held up in midfield on inner

25/1

5

19th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:15 Wetherby

Fiadh

11st 4lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Chris Grant

Reinvigorated by first-time cheekpieces when winning this race off much reduced mark a year ago (soft ground) but signed off with a poor performance last May and is a tricky mare to predict on this reappearance outing.

12/1

Form: P/P65/ D

Last run: 401 days

W: 10st 10lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Only modest efforts since winning at Newcastle in November 2020 (2m7f, good, cheekpieces on for first time); best watched after 401 days on the sidelines.

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7

6th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:30 Hexham

The Black Squirrel

10st 10lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Henry Hogarth

took keen hold, led narrowly or disputed lead

25/1

5

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:15 Hexham

The Black Squirrel

11st 3lb

J: Oakley Brown

T: Henry Hogarth

Returned from one-year absence with two underwhelming runs in March but his fifth at Wetherby (3m, soft) last time was more encouraging (albeit he was allowed to set a fairly sedate tempo) and today's return to good ground is in his favour.

20/1

5th

3

31st Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

17:05 Wetherby

The Black Squirrel

11st 4lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Henry Hogarth

Won off a higher mark in November 2020 but very lightly raced since and he's struggled on both runs this month, after an absence.

33/1

Form: /3P76-

Last run: 41 days

W: 10st 3lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Yet to win a race, but wasn't beaten far when sixth of eight at Carlisle last time (3m1f, heavy); now 2lb lower, so a possible.

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8

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

14:30 Kelso

Gypseys Secret

10st 6lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Sandy Forster

Off the mark over hurdles at 12th attempt, keeping on well to beat Arctic Mann at Carlisle (3m1f, soft) last month; 4lb rise demands a bit more from her here but she's evidently in very good nick.

4/1

Form: 3P886-

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Modest form recently, including when tried in blinkers (left off here), and last time, on first run after wind surgery; 4lb out of the handicap; others stronger.

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7th

11

11th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 4

16:35 Perth

Lockdown Leader

10st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Ewan Whillans

0-14 over hurdles; ran big race and lost out only by a neck over C&D (good; refitted tongue-tie/cheekpieces) last month but is effectively 7lb higher from 5lb out of the weights today; blinkers the headgear of choice this time.

6/1

2nd

7

17th May 2023

Soft

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

19:00 Perth

Lockdown Leader

10st 3lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Ewan Whillans

in touch with leaders on inner, not fluent and outpaced 3 out, soon pushed along, rallied and went second 2 out, ridden and joined leader last, led run-in, kept on until headed towards finish

8/1

14

6th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:30 Hexham

Lockdown Leader

10st 2lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Ewan Whillans

midfield

20/1

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Payout
Exacta £2574.00
Straight Forecast £1736.80
Tricast £27332.20
Trifecta £12981.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Pipers Cross

SPOTLIGHT:

Having A Barney

RP RATINGS:

Aazza

The Times:

Dillarchie

TOPSPEED:

Freethinker

The Star:

Lady Bowes

The Guardian:

Pipers Cross

Daily Mail:

Pipers Cross

Daily Mirror:

Pipers Cross

D Express:

Having A Barney

Daily Record:

Having A Barney

Telegraph:

Aazza

The Sun:

Dillarchie