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18:15 Fontwell

Good To Soft

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  • 3m 1f 210y
  • Class 5
  • 10 runners
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Runners: 10 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.67
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 70/51-

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Didn't show a great deal in his three qualifying runs over hurdles (2m-2m1f) but justified favouritism when upped to 3m and fitted with a tongue-tie for chasing debut at Bangor (good) last month, and has plenty of scope for further improvement.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

9

24th Apr 2024

Good

2m 5f 150y

Class 5

19:35 Taunton

Doctor Foley

11st 0lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Anthony Honeyball

Hit the ground running over fences with wins at Bangor (3m, good) and Fontwell (3m2f, good to soft) but was tailed off next time and pulled up since (last time after wind surgery); still a lightly raced 7yo so has time on his side.

8/1

6

2nd Feb 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

13:25 Southwell

Doctor Foley

11st 2lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Anthony Honeyball

Tongue tied and sent chasing over 3m+ for last four starts, winning at Bangor and Fontwell on first two occasions but tailed off next time and pulled up five months later; made a respiratory noise on that latest start and had wind surgery soon afterwards; each-way contender if back on song.

6/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: 3U14P- D

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Drew well clear of the others with a well-backed and well-handicapped rival when scoring at Hereford (3m1f, good) in February but wasn't at same level on next outing and comes here after a lacklustre performance two weeks ago; needs to bounce back.

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5

24th Apr 2024

Good

3m 2f 57y

Class 4

17:50 Taunton

Unblinking

11st 1lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Robert Bevis

Went close over C&D in December (good to soft) despite stumbling just after the last fence; soft ground was an issue when pulled up at Exeter; possibilities.

12/1

3

8th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

15:40 Exeter

Unblinking

11st 9lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Robert Bevis

Veteran who is threatening to regain the winning thread, having finished second in three of his four runs this term; unlucky at Taunton (3m2f, good to soft) ten weeks ago, as he might have won but for stumbling after the final fence; possibilities up just 2lb.

5/1

33/1

  • Place: £7.60

Form: 33497- C

Last run: 73 days

W: 10st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten on all four starts last season and hopes of a revival are beginning to fade; 5lb out of the weights; cheekpieces the headgear of choice today.

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8th

9

20th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 5

14:50 Plumpton

Auld Sod

10st 2lb

J: Mr Callum Pritchard

T: Cynthia Woods

Ran well from the front before weakening in a 2m5f handicap chase last time but he's now 2-49 overall and 10lb out of the weights here.

33/1

4th

6

10th Sep 2023

Good

2m 5f 135y

Class 5

16:10 Fontwell

Auld Sod

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Cynthia Woods

Proved he retains a modicum of ability when 40-1 third here (3m2f, good to soft) in May but was pulled up on all three subsequent appearances; 3lb wrong today; too risky.

20/1

Form: PP875-

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Badly out of form over fences last season; hinted at possible upturn in fortunes when running well for a long way over hurdles in March but still has a lot more to prove than some of these, and is 5lb wrong.

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3rd

11

27th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 107y

Class 5

14:45 Cartmel

Passing Secrets

10st 2lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Tom Gretton

Maiden; runner-up four times in 2021-22 but not in same form since; not beaten too far at Fontwell this month but still limited appeal.

14/1

4th

10

10th May 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

18:15 Fontwell

Passing Secrets

10st 2lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Tom Gretton

Badly out of form over fences last season; hinted at possible upturn in fortunes when running well for a long way over hurdles in March but still has a lot more to prove than some of these, and is 5lb wrong.

33/1

5th

10

25th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

13:58 Bangor-on-Dee

Passing Secrets

10st 2lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Tom Gretton

Threatened to win over fences on a few occasions last season but in poor form this term, most recently when switched back to hurdling 19 days ago; 5lb wrong here; very difficult to enthuse over at present.

50/1

Form: 84245- D

Last run: 12 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Dual chase winner in early 2022; just a respectable fifth behind Doyens De Ante at Chepstow 12 days ago but has claims if judged on his very close second off today's mark at Lingfield (2m7f, good) in February.

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4th

3

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Felton Bellevue

11st 11lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Consistent 9yo who kept on best to score at Southwell (3m, soft) last month and is now 3-19 over fences; recent 3lb rise is not excessive and he's likely to be on the premises again.

6/1

1st

2

18th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

13:55 Southwell

Felton Bellevue

11st 11lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Hasn't won since February 2022, but mainly sound efforts this season notably when second over C&D last month (good to soft); should go well again.

7/2

Form: 51434- CD

Last run: 31 days

W: 12st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Drew clear to win at Plumpton (3m1f, soft) in December and also ran well when third at Kempton (3m, soft) in March but this 11yo ran poorly last month and has become very hard to predict.

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8th

4

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Uallrightharry

11st 6lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Karen Jewell

Veteran who returned to form with front-running win in small-field C&D (heavy) contest in March; remains well handicapped on older form and will be fine on today's faster ground, but was pulled up at Stratford last month and needs to bounce back again.

14/1

7

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Uallrightharry

11st 7lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Karen Jewell

Back in form last month, making all to beat Lightonthewing by 14l in four-runner race at Fontwell (3m2f, heavy); also suited by less testing ground but it's hard to predict whether he'll be in the right mood again.

8/1

1st

6

28th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

16:17 Fontwell

Uallrightharry

11st 0lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Karen Jewell

C&D winner who is well handicapped on last season's best efforts but this 12yo has struggled more recently and a major turnaround is needed.

20/1

OUR TIP

Form: 4PP36- CD

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Raced with a lot more enthusiasm than has become the norm when third at Huntingdon (2m7f, good to soft) in January but was quickly back in the doldrums at Plumpton the following month and it's hard to predict the extent to which this regressive 9yo will warm to the task here.

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3

28th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

16:15 Fontwell

Mister Tickle

11st 7lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

Apart from his third at Huntingdon in January, he has been most disappointing in the last 18 months, showing little enthusiasm; pulled up over C&D latest (hampered) but perhaps Jamie Moore can inspire him.

12/1

3

10th May 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

18:15 Fontwell

Mister Tickle

11st 12lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary Moore

Raced with a lot more enthusiasm than has become the norm when third at Huntingdon (2m7f, good to soft) in January but was quickly back in the doldrums at Plumpton the following month and it's hard to predict the extent to which this regressive 9yo will warm to the task here.

12/1

5

16th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:25 Huntingdon

Mister Tickle

11st 7lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary Moore

Third over C&D in January on penultimate start but that's some way below his best form and far and away the best he's achieved this season; having a 17lb lower mark than this time last year helps somewhat and his stable has had lots of recent winners.

12/1

Form: 33PPP-

Last run: 49 days

W: 10st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

High-mileage 11yo who has looked out of sorts and been pulled up on all three starts this year; urgently needs to prove he still has what it takes; 2lb out of the weights.

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4th

8

27th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 107y

Class 5

14:45 Cartmel

Allardyce

10st 2lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Paul Henderson

Not his fault when falling at Fontwell this month but had been pulled up in his three previous outings and now 0-14 in Britain; lot to prove.

33/1

7

10th May 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

18:15 Fontwell

Allardyce

10st 2lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Paul Henderson

High-mileage 11yo who has looked out of sorts and been pulled up on all three starts this year; urgently needs to prove he still has what it takes; 2lb out of the weights.

33/1

8

22nd Mar 2023

Good To Soft

3m 2f 0y

Class 5

16:35 Warwick

Allardyce

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Paul Henderson

Ex-Irish 11yo who has been campaigned mostly over fences for current yard; pulled up the last twice; not disgraced on last attempt over hurdles but he's on a long losing run.

14/1

Form: 3P740-

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

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8

8th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

17:10 Fontwell

Bellamys Grey

10st 11lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Carroll Gray

always behind

12/1

4th

8

8th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 82y

Class 5

16:38 Wincanton

Bellamys Grey

10st 4lb

J: Thomasina Eyston

T: Carroll Gray

Runner-up over 2m4f here in February but he's a quirky veteran who often races very lazily, as was again evident when well beaten at Fontwell last time.

20/1

4th

4

18th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 166y

Class 5

16:48 Fontwell

Bellamys Grey

10st 7lb

J: Thomasina Eyston

T: Carroll Gray

raced lazily at times, held up in rear, no impression from 3 out

11/2

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