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Keith Bennett Memorial Maiden Hurdle (ARC Summer Novices’ Brush Hurdle Series Qualifier) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 2m 7f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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Keith Bennett Memorial Maiden Hurdle (ARC Summer Novices’ Brush Hurdle Series Qualifier) (GBB Race)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.00
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 22

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Irish point winner (probably fortunate); runner-up in both hurdle starts without setting the world alight in either; might well do better but that's probably needed if he's to win this; up in trip.

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2

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

14:30 Kelso

Woodie Flash

12st 0lb

J: Lewis Saunders

T: Olly Murphy

Finished well to lead close home at Market Rasen (2m7f, heavy) last month and is now 3-8 over hurdles; only 3lb higher here and could still have more to offer; respected.

5/1

1st

1

20th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 16y

Class 4

16:05 Market Rasen

Woodie Flash

12st 2lb

J: Lewis Saunders

T: Olly Murphy

Point winner who made it 2-6 over hurdles with his emphatic win at Warwick (3m2f, soft) in November; disappointing in his follow-up bid at Lingfield 13 days later but that may have come too soon and he could resume his progress here after a break; respected for in-form yard.

3/1

3rd

4

21st Nov 2023

Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

15:28 Lingfield

Woodie Flash

11st 8lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Point and dual hurdle winner with low mileage on the clock; dictated throughout and came home 20l clear in a 3m2f handicap at Warwick two weeks ago (soft); hit with a 10lb rise but could deal with that.

4/6

9/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 22/37-

Last run: 252 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Smart Flat performer up to 2020 but proved very expensive to follow over hurdles the following year; long absence before two sizeable defeats last autumn and back from another break with a few questions to answer.

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4th

6

22nd Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Worcester

Seinesational

11st 4lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Dr Richard Newland

Fairly useful Flat performer up to 2020; expensive to follow over hurdles since but with five seconds from his nine attempts, including over C&D last month after 252 days off, and he should figure prominently.

3/1

2nd

8

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:50 Worcester

Seinesational

11st 4lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Dr Richard Newland

Smart Flat performer up to 2020 but proved very expensive to follow over hurdles the following year; long absence before two sizeable defeats last autumn and back from another break with a few questions to answer.

9/2

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14/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 33

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Dual point winner; hasn't done quite enough in two hurdle starts to suggest he can win this but could have chances in handicaps later on.

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1st

2

22nd Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Worcester

Craven Bay

11st 4lb

J: David Bass

T: Lawney Hill

Dual point winner in May 2022; has shown ability with cheekpieces in his three hurdles races this May-July over 2m3f, 2m4f and over C&D, but more will be needed to win this.

7/1

3rd

3

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:50 Worcester

Craven Bay

11st 4lb

J: David Bass

T: Lawney Hill

Dual point winner; hasn't done quite enough in two hurdle starts to suggest he can win this but could have chances in handicaps later on.

14/1

3rd

3

2nd Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 3

13:55 Uttoxeter

Craven Bay

11st 2lb

J: David Bass

T: Lawney Hill

took keen hold, prominent, lost ground before 4 out

20/1

Form: 196/3

Last run: 38 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

First start for 16 months when third at Southwell; more needed for a win and perhaps the tongue-strap and longer trip can enable her to produce that; top stable 0-18 with runners in June/July prior to tonight.

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7th

11

20th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 2

15:00 Ayr

Presenting Nelly

10st 2lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Dan Skelton

Won two novice hurdles last September (2m4f/2m1f; good to soft/heavy); pulled up/well beaten over fences/hurdles in first two handicaps but was a ready winner over 2m4f here yesterday; unpenalised but has more to prove up in trip if turning up again from out of the weights.

12/1

1st

6

19th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 100y

Class 4

17:00 Ayr

Presenting Nelly

11st 1lb

J: Mr Sean O’Connor

T: Dan Skelton

in touch with leaders on outer

8/1

Form: 41-22

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner; better of two hurdle efforts when second over 2m here last month (no match for winner); that isn't great form but she is bred to stay well so the marked step up in trip could be just the ticket.

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9th

5

21st Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 5

19:35 Bangor-on-Dee

Teeceethree

11st 3lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Bumper winner; well beaten in her latest maiden but her 9l defeats before that were fairly encouraging with a view to this sort of mark; not ruled out.

7/1

5th

11

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:50 Worcester

Teeceethree

10st 11lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Bumper winner; better of two hurdle efforts when second over 2m here last month (no match for winner); that isn't great form but she is bred to stay well so the marked step up in trip could be just the ticket.

100/30

2nd

10

21st Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:55 Worcester

Teeceethree

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Bumper winner last September; first start since when no threat to the winner on hurdle debut a month ago; likely to do better but will need to if she is to beat a few of these.

13/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Four Flat wins (for Chris Wall), the latest at Kempton last August (2m, RPR 65); absent since the following month and was sold for 6,000gns in February; worth a second look on stable/hurdle debut.

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7th

5

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18th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

12:16 Lingfield (AW)

Flying Standard

9st 11lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Amy Murphy

ducked right start, midfield, rapid headway and led after 2f

25/1

7th

3

10th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:35 Chelmsford (AW)

Flying Standard

9st 8lb

T: Amy Murphy

midfield

20/1

100/1

Form: 08-86

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed off all four starts (two over hurdles); hood returns.

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7th

7

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:50 Worcester

Rubys Comet

11st 4lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Debra Hamer

Tailed off all four starts (two over hurdles); hood returns.

100/1

6th

5

27th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

17:55 Ffos Las

Rubys Comet

11st 2lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Debra Hamer

in rear

100/1

8th

3

8th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:15 Worcester

Rubys Comet

11st 4lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Debra Hamer

100-1 for both bumpers, finishing out the back each time; one to watch at this stage now hurdling.

150/1

Form: 68

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Twice second in points, twice tailed off over hurdles; up in trip.

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0

10

21st Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

17:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Hedgehopper

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Well beaten in three hurdles before pulling up on handicap/chase debut when 11lb out of the weights; 15lb wrong this time.

50/1

0

9

1st Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Worcester

Hedgehopper

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Twice second in points but tailed off in three hurdle runs; makes chase/handicap debut from 11lb out of the weights.

25/1

8th

5

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:50 Worcester

Hedgehopper

11st 4lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Twice second in points, twice tailed off over hurdles; up in trip.

100/1

Form: 4P-462

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Clear of the rest when second at Newton Abbot 13 days ago; tongue-strap worn there retained and cheekpieces now added; first attempt at this trip and has the ability to go close.

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6th

5

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

16:25 Hexham

Clapton Hill

11st 1lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Victor Thompson

in touch with leaders

40/1

5

24th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

16:55 Perth

Clapton Hill

11st 6lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Victor Thompson

Some fair efforts over hurdles for Ben Pauling but plenty to prove now having been pulled up on both starts for this yard (the first in a point).

66/1

2

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Clapton Hill

11st 10lb

J: Mr Ben Sutton

T: Victor Thompson

held up in midfield on outer

25/1

Form: 3

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fair third in a bumper here on last month's debut; should appreciate this stiffer test on switch to hurdles and could make his presence felt.

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6th

3

14th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 189y

Class 5

14:40 Huntingdon

Carpe Diem

12st 0lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: David Bridgwater

Performed to a similar level when completing in good-ground bumper and hurdle company; tough mark for chasing/handicap debut but presence of two 2m3f-2m4f winners over fences among siblings is most encouraging.

13/2

5th

2

13th Sep 2023

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

15:00 Uttoxeter

Carpe Diem

11st 4lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: David Bridgwater

in touch with leaders

8/1

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Payout
Exacta £200.00
Straight Forecast £172.80
Trifecta £1083.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Teeceethree

Daily Mail:

Woodie Flash

RP RATINGS:

Seinesational

WEST COUNTRY:

Clapton Hill

The Star:

Presenting Nelly

The Times:

Flying Standard

POSTDATA:

Teeceethree

LAMBOURN:

Teeceethree

Telegraph:

Teeceethree

The Guardian:

Teeceethree

Daily Record:

Teeceethree

D Express:

Woodie Flash

Daily Mirror:

Woodie Flash

The Sun:

Seinesational