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19:15 Southwell

Soft

At The Races App Market Movers Maiden Hurdle (ARC Summer Novices’ Brush Hurdle Qualifier) (GBB)

  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 2m 4f 88y
  • Class 4
  • 8 runners
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At The Races App Market Movers Maiden Hurdle (ARC Summer Novices’ Brush Hurdle Qualifier) (GBB)

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Showers

9/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.58
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 75/32-

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Third over 2m here on last month's stable debut and bettered that performance when creditable second to useful rival over C&D (good to soft) a fortnight later; will be hard to beat if in similar form again today.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

9

7th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

19:00 Hereford

Cabhfuilfungi

11st 7lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

Looked good when off the mark in 2m4f maiden at Southwell (good) last May and testing surfaces may not have been ideal in the autumn; wasn't far off his best form on handicap/yard debut over 2m5f (soft) here last month and the return to good ground can see improvement; respected.

12/1

2nd

3

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 4

17:00 Hereford

Cabhfuilfungi

11st 11lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

Odds-on winner of a weak Southwell maiden (2m4f, good) last May; seemed to handle heavy ground okay the next time before disappointing in November; interesting handicap debutant now with the Kerry Lee yard.

6/1

7th

1

7th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

Class 4

12:45 Warwick

Cabhfuilfungi

11st 7lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Gary Hanmer

towards rear of midfield

14/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 6/2P6-

Last run: 131 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Has rather mixed record over hurdles but chased home a useful rival in Chepstow novice (2m, good to soft) in November and put his disappointing handicap debut behind him when respectable sixth at Hereford (3m1f, soft) in January; can play a significant role here if all goes to plan.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

3

28th Nov 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

14:10 Southwell

Mountain Leopard

11st 6lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Venetia Williams

jumped right on occasions, pressed leader, prominent 6th, niggled along briefly with one circuit to go, not fluent 9th, ridden and dropped to last 10th, rallied and went second again approaching last, kept on run-in, weakened towards finish

11/4

2nd

5

15th May 2023

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

19:15 Southwell

Mountain Leopard

11st 4lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Venetia Williams

Has rather mixed record over hurdles but chased home a useful rival in Chepstow novice (2m, good to soft) in November and put his disappointing handicap debut behind him when respectable sixth at Hereford (3m1f, soft) in January; can play a significant role here if all goes to plan.

7/1

6th

4

4th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 119y

Class 4

15:30 Hereford

Mountain Leopard

11st 7lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Venetia Williams

Bumper winner; runner-up in two of his first three attempts over hurdles, the latest in November after a long absence; pulled up on recent handicap debut, however, which leaves a point to prove, as does new trip.

8/1

Form: 43-

Last run: 83 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to useful Irish hurdler Festival D'ex; made the frame in two bumpers at start of this year and evidently has some ability; interesting to see how he fares on today's hurdling debut.

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3rd

4

15th May 2023

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

19:15 Southwell

Ilestdancingspirit

11st 4lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Half-brother to useful Irish hurdler Festival D'ex; made the frame in two bumpers at start of this year and evidently has some ability; interesting to see how he fares on today's hurdling debut.

7/1

3rd

4

21st Feb 2023

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

16:45 Market Rasen

Ilestdancingspirit

11st 7lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Dam bred bumper/hurdle winners; respectable debut in newcomers bumper at Huntingdon when lacking the know-how to get involved, although he did stick to the task for a 9l fourth; should come on for the run but he may need more of a test of stamina.

8/1

4th

3

13th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

16:00 Huntingdon

Ilestdancingspirit

11st 8lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

42,000euros 3yo; fourth foal; half-brother to bumper/useful hurdler Festival D'Ex and bumper/hurdle winner Good Luck Charm; dam unplaced on the Flat in France but half-sister to French 2m3f-2m7f hurdle/chase winner Azrou D'Ex; market can guide.

7/1

Form: 95-

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten here on last month's hurdling debut but caught the eye making late headway for fifth at Hexham (2m, soft) three weeks ago and further progress is possible over today's longer trip.

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4

4th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

16:10 Southwell

Hostile Hotelier

11st 12lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

Kept on well to win in first-time tongue-tie here (2m4f, soft) last month and is now 2-7 over hurdles; latest 4lb rise does not look excessive and today's longer trip may unlock more improvement.

100/30

1st

3

18th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

16:30 Southwell

Hostile Hotelier

11st 10lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

Won a Hexham novice handicap off 4lb lower in November (2m, heavy); runner-up on last two starts, in a 2m handicap hurdle here and last time on chase debut at Newcastle (2m, heavy); below par two previous attempts at this trip, but was running on well over 2m last time so return to 2m4f may suit; tongue-tie now tried.

2/1

2nd

1

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Hostile Hotelier

12st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

midfield, outpaced 4 out

4/1

Form: 2/ BF

Last run: 714 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made promising bumper debut two years ago, staying for second at Huntingdon (good to firm); not seen again since but is still in the care of Nicky Henderson and could still have a good future over jumps; had wind op in December; market may point the way.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

7

15th May 2023

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

19:15 Southwell

Westwood Ryder

11st 4lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Made promising bumper debut two years ago, staying for second at Huntingdon (good to firm); not seen again since but is still in the care of Nicky Henderson and could still have a good future over jumps; had wind op in December; market may point the way.

2/1

9

11th Dec 2021

Good To Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

11:50 Doncaster

Westwood Ryder

10st 12lb

J: James Bowen

T: Nicky Henderson

5-6 for a bumper at Huntingdon (good to firm) and beat all but one of his rivals, every chance 2f out; bred for jumping and this longer trip should suit him on his hurdling debut; commands respect for a top yard.

11/4

Form: 50-

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Always towards rear in two 2m Chepstow hurdles last month; tries a new trip here.

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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: 9/45-

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Out of a well-connected dam and has shown promise on both hurdling starts, more recently when fifth of 12 at Ludlow (2m, soft) last month; needs today's longer trip to unlock improvement, though.

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4th

9

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:00 Worcester

Emilys Star

10st 11lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

midfield, went second before 5th, outpaced before 3 out, no impression from 2 out

7/2

8

15th May 2023

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

19:15 Southwell

Emilys Star

10st 11lb

J: Bridget Andrews

T: Dan Skelton

Out of a well-connected dam and has shown promise on both hurdling starts, more recently when fifth of 12 at Ludlow (2m, soft) last month; needs today's longer trip to unlock improvement, though.

7/1

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Exacta £38.00
Straight Forecast £39.30
Trifecta £164.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Cabhfuilfungi

LAMBOURN:

Westwood Ryder

WEST COUNTRY:

Ilestdancingspirit

The Guardian:

Hostile Hotelier

Telegraph:

Westwood Ryder

Daily Mirror:

Westwood Ryder

The Star:

Westwood Ryder

RP RATINGS:

Cabhfuilfungi

POSTDATA:

Cabhfuilfungi

The Times:

Cabhfuilfungi

Daily Mail:

Cabhfuilfungi

D Express:

Cabhfuilfungi

The Sun:

Cabhfuilfungi

Daily Record:

Cabhfuilfungi