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Download The At The Races App Novices’ Handicap Chase

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  • 2m 4f 88y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
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Download The At The Races App Novices’ Handicap Chase

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.50
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 2489P-

Last run: 52 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Pulled up when fitted with cheekpieces/tongue-tie (both now removed) for handicap hurdle debut in March but this winning pointer remains very unexposed under rules and connections are evidently keen to try chasing.

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Distance / Class
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Verdict Starting price

1st

1

3rd Oct 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Southwell

Mystic Man

12st 0lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: Harry Derham

Launched chasing career with two wins for Oliver Sherwood in the spring and bounced back from a lesser effort when making all to score by just over 7l over C&D (good; cheekpieces refitted) on last month's stable debut; latest 11lb rise asks a question of him but he's probably still on the upgrade.

5/4

1st

3

7th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

13:45 Southwell

Mystic Man

11st 3lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: Harry Derham

Won over C&D and at Fakenham (3m, both on good) in his first two starts over fences and he had an excuse when returned to slow ground in his hat-trick bid in July; still looks feasibly treated on his penultimate form and he could resume his progress back in quicker conditions; respected on first run for Harry Derham.

2/1

0

3

28th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Uttoxeter

Mystic Man

11st 10lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: Oliver Sherwood

Pulled up on handicap hurdle debut in March but is 2-2 since switched to fences this season; beat only two rivals when upped to 3m at Fakenham (good) last month but did so easily; likely contender.

13/8

11/2

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 2/PP2-

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 5lb

11 yo Mare

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

11yo maiden; returned from long absence with two poor runs here in February/March (hurdle/chase) but proved some ability remaines and ran big race in defeat at Ffos Las (2m3f, soft) last month; still on a lowly mark; can't be ruled out.

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4th

7

29th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

16:40 Worcester

Miss Antipova

10st 4lb

J: James Best

T: Martin Keighley

Remains a maiden and is 0-13 over fences, but she's finished runner-up from 2m3f to 3m in her last five appearances and surely her turn will come; races prominently and jumps soundly enough; tries cheekpieces.

5/2

2nd

5

19th Jul 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:40 Uttoxeter

Miss Antipova

10st 6lb

J: James Best

T: Martin Keighley

Has yet to win in 20 attempts (12 chasing) but she's consistent enough and has been knocking on the door for a while; races prominently.

11/2

2nd

7

28th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

13:58 Worcester

Miss Antipova

10st 6lb

J: James Best

T: Martin Keighley

11yo maiden who has been knocking on the door in recent chasing efforts; often makes the running and, though she isn't likely to improve now, is more likely to be involved than many of these.

3/1

12/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 04525- D

Last run: 140 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Safely held in two of his three chases in late 2022 but was close second at Market Rasen (2m3f, good to soft) in between and is probably on a workable mark if fully tuned up after his 140-day break.

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6th

7

10th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

17:00 Market Rasen

Foxs Socks

10st 7lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Mike Sowersby

2m4f hurdle winner (good) when with Tom Lacey; beaten only 2l last time at Huntingdon (2m3f, good) and he endured a troubled run; enters the equation.

7/2

3rd

11

25th Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

17:45 Huntingdon

Foxs Socks

10st 5lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Mike Sowersby

in rear

12/1

11

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

14:30 Market Rasen

Foxs Socks

10st 7lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Mike Sowersby

Kept on pretty well for second at Southwell (3m, good to soft) in February, his third start for Mike Sowersby, but was no match for the wide-margin winner there and his overall profile is not that appealing.

10/1

16/1

Form: 49P04-

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Won a Flat claimer just under a year ago but has been out of form under all codes since switching to current stable, most recently when last of four in soft-ground Fontwell chase in March; drying ground will aid his cause here but he still looks risky.

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3rd

4

7th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 44y

Class 5

15:15 Fakenham

Go Fox

10st 13lb

J: Ms Laura Ward

T: Neil King

in rear but in touch with leaders, headway before 10th, disputed lead before 3 out, lost position 2 out

8/1

5th

8

27th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 145y

Class 5

15:20 Catterick

Go Fox

10st 7lb

J: Ms Laura Ward

T: Neil King

Inconsistent in recent years but won two chases on good ground in early part of this season and ran big race from the front when clear second at Fakenham (2m, soft) 11 days ago; no surprise if he gives this a good shot.

8/1

2nd

4

16th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 59y

Class 5

14:10 Fakenham

Go Fox

11st 1lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

Made all for a C&D win last June (good) when 4lb lower; similar tactics were employed when he backed that up with a Stratford win (2m1f, good) next time; handicapper has had his measure since but he returned to better form when second over hurdles here (2m, soft) latest; player.

5/2

Form: P3225-

Last run: 75 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Disappointed in early March and is now 0-8 over fences but was second twice in February, more notably when beaten only by a head over C&D on first occasion; can cope with any lingering juice in the ground and has obvious claims if back on song after 75-day break.

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5

27th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 107y

Class 5

14:45 Cartmel

Quiet Flow

10st 11lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Sam England

Maiden after 14 starts; placed in five of nine chasing attempts but below best in latest two outings; cheekpieces now replaced by a visor, which will need to give a boost if he's to get off the mark.

15/2

5th

7

15th May 2023

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

17:45 Southwell

Quiet Flow

10st 13lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Sam England

Disappointed in early March and is now 0-8 over fences but was second twice in February, more notably when beaten only by a head over C&D on first occasion; can cope with any lingering juice in the ground and has obvious claims if back on song after 75-day break.

11/2

5th

3

1st Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

14:50 Musselburgh

Quiet Flow

11st 2lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Sam England

He's a 12-race maiden but he went close at Southwell (2m4f, good) two starts ago and bumped into a progressive winner when 5l second at Sedgefield (2m5f, good) last Thursday; there can be optimism he'll be okay on the forecast good to soft ground and every chance he'll be bang there.

2/1

OUR TIP

Form: 5/426-

Last run: 21 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Low-mileage 6yo who lost out only by a short head on stable debut at Wetherby (1m7f, soft) in March; needs to bounce back from a lesser effort last month but should be fine over today's longer trip and enters calculations.

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3rd

5

19th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:40 Uttoxeter

Patagonia

10st 3lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Gary Hanmer

Only beaten a short head on stable debut at Wetherby (1m7f, soft) in March but hard to trust on what he's done since; tongue-tie now left off.

8/1

8th

10

2nd Jul 2023

Good To Soft

2m 1f 61y

Class 4

17:10 Cartmel

Patagonia

11st 1lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Gary Hanmer

Lightly raced 6yo; lost out only by a short head on stable debut at Wetherby (1m7f, soft) in March but two very disappointing runs have followed and he now has a point to prove.

14/1

1

15th May 2023

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

17:45 Southwell

Patagonia

12st 0lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Gary Hanmer

Low-mileage 6yo who lost out only by a short head on stable debut at Wetherby (1m7f, soft) in March; needs to bounce back from a lesser effort last month but should be fine over today's longer trip and enters calculations.

7/1

Form: 183P2-

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Inconsistent last season but made winning handicap hurdle debut in January and was creditable second to progressive rival on last month's chasing debut at Wincanton (1m7f, good to soft); open to improvement over today's longer trip and a big player if on her mettle again again.

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2

15th May 2023

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

17:45 Southwell

Dime Store Cowgirl

11st 6lb

J: Bridget Andrews

T: Dan Skelton

Inconsistent last season but made winning handicap hurdle debut in January and was creditable second to progressive rival on last month's chasing debut at Wincanton (1m7f, good to soft); open to improvement over today's longer trip and a big player if on her mettle again again.

3/1

2nd

2

16th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 149y

Class 5

16:45 Wincanton

Dime Store Cowgirl

11st 7lb

J: Bridget Andrews

T: Dan Skelton

in touch with leaders on outer

100/30

8

25th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 2

15:00 Kelso

Dime Store Cowgirl

10st 4lb

J: Tristan Durrell

T: Dan Skelton

in touch with leaders

16/1

Form: 424PU-

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 4lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Useful in his prime but this is his level now; seemingly boosted by refitted cheekpieces when running well on consecutive starts in March (2m5f/2m1f) but failed to complete both races last month and is now 0-8 over fences.

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Verdict Starting price

1st

8

4th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Uttoxeter

Higgs

10st 6lb

J: James Best

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

Yet to add to his two novice hurdle wins in 2018 and is 0-17 over fences but was runner-up twice on slow ground last month (latterly over C&D) and has obvious each-way claims again.

6/1

2nd

11

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:00 Uttoxeter

Higgs

10st 2lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

led

9/2

Form: 40088-

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Very well handicapped on some of last year's hurdling form for Philip Hobbs but hasn't shown a great deal for current stable (five runs) and has quite a bit to prove on today's chasing debut.

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5

15th May 2023

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

17:45 Southwell

Forever Des Long

11st 3lb

J: David Noonan

T: Claire Dyson

Very well handicapped on some of last year's hurdling form for Philip Hobbs but hasn't shown a great deal for current stable (five runs) and has quite a bit to prove on today's chasing debut.

33/1

8th

4

28th Apr 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

20:00 Southwell

Forever Des Long

11st 8lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Claire Dyson

Very well handicapped on some of last year's form for Philip Hobbs but hasn't shown a great deal for current stable (four runs) and is not the most obvious answer here.

33/1

8th

2

13th Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

16:55 Taunton

Forever Des Long

11st 12lb

J: David Noonan

T: Claire Dyson

Defied a higher mark when with previous stable; holds poor claims on form for current yard, however, and first-time tongue-tie needs to prompt a major turnaround.

25/1

Form: /2134- C

Last run: 322 days

W: 10st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Opened account in small-field handicap hurdle here (2m, good) a year ago and his next two hurdle runs were perfectly respectable but his record over fences during the 2021-22 season was very uninspiring, and he has fitness to prove after 322 days off.

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8

4th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 59y

Class 5

15:30 Fakenham

Overtougeorge

10st 4lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Charles & Adam Pogson

Well treated on last year's best hurdle form and he was returning from an absence when pulled up in a chase at Southwell three weeks ago; however, he's never really shone over fences and others are preferred.

16/1

9

15th May 2023

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

17:45 Southwell

Overtougeorge

10st 5lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Charles & Adam Pogson

Opened account in small-field handicap hurdle here (2m, good) a year ago and his next two hurdle runs were perfectly respectable but his record over fences during the 2021-22 season was very uninspiring, and he has fitness to prove after 322 days off.

14/1

Form: 85742-

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Better underwhelming chase debut when very close second at Newcastle (2m4f, heavy) last month and may yet have a bit more to offer over fences but that recent form looks modest and his career strike-rate stands at 0-30.

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1st

6

20th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

14:00 Market Rasen

Brickadank

10st 3lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

Record of 1-37 but his win came under a prominent ride in a handicap here (2m3f, soft) last month; up 4lb for that narrow success but his confidence should be boosted and he could go well again back in trip.

7/2

1st

7

20th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 34y

Class 5

16:30 Market Rasen

Brickadank

10st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

Longstanding maiden who is 2lb out of the handicap; creditable efforts on last two starts (behind Cokytho on first occasion); interesting jockey booking, but other runners appeal more.

14/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Dime Store Cowgirl

POSTDATA:

Brickadank

RP RATINGS:

Quiet Flow

WEST COUNTRY:

Miss Antipova

The Times:

Dime Store Cowgirl

Telegraph:

Dime Store Cowgirl

The Guardian:

Dime Store Cowgirl

Daily Mirror:

Dime Store Cowgirl

Daily Mail:

Quiet Flow

D Express:

Brickadank

The Star:

Brickadank

Daily Record:

Brickadank