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At The Races App Form Study Mares’ Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £3406.24
  • 2m 4f 62y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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At The Races App Form Study Mares’ Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £6.00
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 44412- CD

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Won quite stylishly over C&D (heavy) on handicap debut in March and lost out only by a short head in frantic finish at Ludlow (2m5f, good to soft) last month; could still have further improvement to come and the return to this track is an obvious plus; high on the list.

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0

3

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Our Laura B

11st 13lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Ben Haslam

Unraced beyond 2m5f and well beaten at Hexham last month; however, she may have needed that first run since June and this 5yo was progressive earlier in the year; not discounted.

10/1

4th

1

22nd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

13:20 Hexham

Our Laura B

12st 0lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Ben Haslam

Won two mares' handicap hurdles over Newcastle's 2m4f (on good and on heavy) earlier in the year, the latter easily when 10lb lower; handicapper may have caught up when last seen here in May (2m4f, good) and not sure this drop in trip is ideal.

5/2

OUR TIP

9/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 70312- D

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Looked very well suited by step up to 2m4f when finishing well to open account at Southwell (good to soft) in March, and has since posted a good effort in defeat at Market Rasen; not yet fully exposed; respected.

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6th

9

1st Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 5

13:20 Catterick

Emily Wade

10st 6lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Won a 2m4f mares' handicap at Southwell in March; well beaten on last three starts and a bit to prove although better handicapped now and is dropping in trip.

9/1

7th

9

19th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 5

14:30 Catterick

Emily Wade

11st 4lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Won a mares' novice handicap off 5lb lower at Southwell in March (2m4f, good to soft); some fair form since, but hasn't been at her best on last two starts after returning from a 90-day break; bit to prove at present.

14/1

5th

8

9th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 34y

Class 5

15:55 Sedgefield

Emily Wade

11st 3lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

held up in rear, slow jump 3rd

9/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 13455- CD BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Dual hurdle winner in 2022, latterly over C&D (good) on stable debut in November; not quite in same form on any of four starts this year but hasn't been running badly, and is now 2lb below her last winning mark.

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6th

2

8th Oct 2023

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

17:00 Kelso

Starlyte

12st 0lb

J: Conner McCann

T: Lucinda Russell

Ran well for a long way here (3m2f, good) last month before fading and this course winner has a handy mark to exploit now back down in trip; her best form has come on good/good to soft ground.

11/1

4th

8

12th Sep 2023

Good

3m 1f 170y

Class 3

16:25 Kelso

Starlyte

10st 2lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Lucinda Russell

led

14/1

7th

5

19th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

17:06 Perth

Starlyte

10st 10lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

Won two hurdles at 2m4f on good ground in 2022; some fair runs at up to 3m of late; quite interesting off current mark after having wind surgery.

8/1

Form: 48543-

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Unexposed 6yo who was placed on recent handicap debut at Perth (3m, good to soft); might well have gone close there had she not persistently hung left in the home straight; should cope with today's drop back in trip and may have a bigger run in her on this left-handed track.

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4th

5

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 5

15:50 Musselburgh

Theirshegoes

11st 3lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

prominent on inner

10/1

5th

8

1st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 4

15:30 Musselburgh

Theirshegoes

10st 9lb

J: Lewis Dobb

T: Sandy Thomson

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent after 5th, led 7th

10/1

Form: 25P-

Last run: 97 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Won 15-runner Irish point in April 2022 and made quite pleasing start to rules career when second over C&D (good to soft) in November; two disappointing runs have followed, though, and she has questions to answer on today's handicap debut; first-time cheekpieces and Brian Hughes enlisted.

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2nd

6

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 4

13:35 Musselburgh

Lady Mendoza

10st 9lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Rebecca Menzies

Point winner who has made the frame twice over hurdles, at up to 2m7f; still early days but this might just prove too competitive.

14/1

3rd

1

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:40 Uttoxeter

Lady Mendoza

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Rebecca Menzies

Winning pointer who was runner-up on her hurdling debut but hasn't progressed from that and will need to run better than on her handicap debut latest (2m4f, good); this longer trip is entitled to help.

8/1

5th

4

16th May 2023

Good

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

14:50 Newcastle

Lady Mendoza

11st 9lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Rebecca Menzies

Won 15-runner Irish point in April 2022 and made quite pleasing start to rules career when second over C&D (good to soft) in November; two disappointing runs have followed, though, and she has questions to answer on today's handicap debut; first-time cheekpieces and Brian Hughes enlisted.

9/1

Form: 5765U-

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

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.

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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: 93767-

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Not beaten far when midfield at Perth (2m4f, soft) last month and is another 4lb lower here but this 11-race maiden has become rather disappointing; others have much more appealing profiles.

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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

Form: 36431- D

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Lived up to her name when holding on well to win at Carlisle (2m1f, heavy) on return to hurdling in March; that wasn't a great race but she's only 2lb higher and this trip-and-ground combination will also suit.

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9th

4

3rd Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

16:30 Worcester

Toughasoldboots

11st 2lb

J: Abbie McCain

T: Donald McCain

Now 3lb lower than when winning at Carlisle (2m1f, heavy) in March but has been out of form this season (four runs) and is not yet proven over this far.

14/1

7th

4

21st Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 5

19:35 Bangor-on-Dee

Toughasoldboots

11st 3lb

J: Abbie McCain

T: Donald McCain

Won off this mark at Carlisle in March (2m1f, heavy) but beaten 20l or more in her three subsequent runs; hood fitted in a hope of turning things around.

12/1

6th

3

19th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

14:40 Uttoxeter

Toughasoldboots

11st 6lb

J: Abbie McCain

T: Donald McCain

Defied similar mark at Carlisle (2m1f, heavy) in March but tailed off twice since when good ground was no excuse; bit to prove all of a sudden.

9/1

Form: /B126- D

Last run: 20 days

W: 12st 1lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Beat short-odds favourite to cause 50-1 shock in small-field Huntingdon maiden (2m3f, good) in October and, following a break, last month's handicap debut at Perth (2m4f, good to soft) was very respectable; will need to build on that recent effort here, though.

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0

2

8th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

14:50 Musselburgh

Martalindy

12st 0lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Philip Kirby

Makes her chase debut after a break; this lightly raced 6yo showed promise over hurdles and drops back in trip having faded over 3m at Aintree last time; her dam improved for the switch to fences; not ruled out.

20/1

6th

5

16th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 149y

Class 4

20:45 Aintree

Martalindy

11st 4lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Philip Kirby

disputed lead, led 2nd, headed 2 out, weakening when jockey dropped whip approaching last

14/1

4

6th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

16:20 Southwell

Martalindy

11st 1lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Philip Kirby

Form: 26P5-B

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

0-6 over hurdles; only beaten about 3l when fifth of nine at Kelso (2m2f, good) last month and was unlucky to be brought down there on Wednesday but others have more pressing claims.

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7

18th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 5

14:25 Musselburgh

Melchoir

10st 11lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Nine-race maiden who has not progressed and was pulled up at Kelso (2m5f, soft) last month on her first run after wind surgery; others are more convincing.

16/1

0

9

29th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:35 Kelso

Melchoir

10st 11lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Yet to win but not fully exposed and has shown ability; last seen when brought down in May and has since had a wind op, but she needs to improve if she's to land this.

14/1

Form: 662P0-

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Free-going front-runner; belied 50-1 odds when second on handicap debut at Carlisle (2m1f, soft) in March but suffered two heavy defeats last month (2m4f/2m); not the percentage call here.

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2nd

9

7th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

15:10 Sedgefield

Celestial Fashion

10st 2lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Ian Duncan

led

7/1

2nd

9

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

15:07 Sedgefield

Celestial Fashion

10st 2lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Ian Duncan

0-13 and inconsistent, but ran well when fourth from 6lb out of the handicap at Ayr (2m, soft) last month and that form has worked out very well; each-way player if producing another good run this afternoon.

14/1

4th

9

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Ayr

Celestial Fashion

10st 2lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Ian Duncan

Best run when second from 5lb wrong on handicap debut at Carlisle in March (2m1f, soft; Serious Ego, now 9lb worse off, was third) but hasn't reproduced that form since; more encouraging effort last time; stiff task from 6lb out of the handicap.

12/1

Form: 56378-

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Well beaten in 2m Perth novice last month, after a break, and now 0-7 over hurdles; might have needed that outing and has much better chance at the weights on today's handicap debut, but still makes only limited appeal.

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6

29th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

12:30 Kelso

Fllana Bay

11st 0lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Maurice Barnes

towards rear, brief headway 3 out, weakened quickly and pulled up before 2 out

100/1

7th

9

22nd Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

15:50 Sedgefield

Fllana Bay

10st 11lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Maurice Barnes

Appeared to show improvement when third in a 2m novice at Hexham (good) when last seen in June; the form achieved there still languishes some way short of what's needed today.

50/1

Form: 5P3P-

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Showed nothing more than glimmers of promise over hurdles last season (four starts) and is 6lb out of the weights for today's handicap debut but was placed in a fast-ground handicap on the Flat last spring and is unexposed on a sound surface in this sphere; worth a glance in the betting.

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6th

5

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6th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 5f 0y

Class 6

18:15 Wetherby

National Charter

9st 4lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Chris Grant

held up in rear, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and struggling over 2f out, lost touch from over 1f out, eased inside final furlong

10/1

14

16th May 2023

Good

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

14:50 Newcastle

National Charter

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Chris Grant

Showed nothing more than glimmers of promise over hurdles last season (four starts) and is 6lb out of the weights for today's handicap debut but was placed in a fast-ground handicap on the Flat last spring and is unexposed on a sound surface in this sphere; worth a glance in the betting.

20/1

8

14th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

15:20 Sedgefield

National Charter

10st 3lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Chris Grant

One of the lesser lights for William Haggas on the Flat and she's not achieved much in three hurdle runs for new stable; no appeal.

66/1

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Non-runners

Jims Apple, Melchoir

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Payout
Exacta £322.00
Straight Forecast £260.80
Tricast £782.70
Trifecta £901.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Our Laura B

RP RATINGS:

Toughasoldboots

Telegraph:

Emily Wade

The Times:

Starlyte

The Star:

Emily Wade

Daily Mail:

Our Laura B

Daily Mirror:

Our Laura B

The Sun:

Our Laura B

Daily Record:

Our Laura B

POSTDATA:

Toughasoldboots

D Express:

Toughasoldboots

The Guardian:

Starlyte