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14:10 Uttoxeter

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Brit Direct Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

  • Prize money: £3406.24
  • 1m 7f 168y
  • Class 5
  • 9 runners
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Brit Direct Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.75
  • Place: £1.60

Form: P5-242

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

0-15 over hurdles but has made the frame on all three starts this season, most recently when second of 12 at Southwell (2m, good) last month; competes off same mark again here; probably won't be far away.

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1st

10

28th Jul 2023

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

14:10 Uttoxeter

George Mallory

10st 5lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Charles & Adam Pogson

0-15 over hurdles but has made the frame on all three starts this season, most recently when second of 12 at Southwell (2m, good) last month; competes off same mark again here; probably won't be far away.

9/2

2nd

8

3rd Jul 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

16:10 Southwell

George Mallory

10st 4lb

J: Lewis Dobb

T: Charles & Adam Pogson

0-14 over hurdles but his two runs at Market Rasen in May were very respectable and his career-best RPR was recorded over this C&D (last November); probably won't be far away.

7/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.80

Form: /508-3

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Opened account in first-time cheekpieces on the Flat in May and ran big race when close third on last month's handicap hurdle debut at Hexham (2m, good); this looks more competitive, but he still enters calculations.

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4th

4

10th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

13:40 Market Rasen

A Shining Moon

11st 3lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Paul Midgley

0-7 over hurdles; went close off a 1lb higher mark at Kelso in September (2m2f, good) but flopped next time and he's not beaten a rival in two AW runs since returning from a break.

10/1

6th

6

(2)

23rd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 6

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

A Shining Moon

9st 4lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

led early, prominent after 2f

25/1

10th

4

(3)

20th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

16:55 Newcastle (AW)

A Shining Moon

9st 7lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

prominent

14/1

13/2

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 55-741 CD

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Five hurdle wins including two over C&D in 2022 and the latest at Newton Abbot (2m1f, good) last month; both recent Flat runs were underwhelming but he's still on a workable hurdle mark.

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5

7th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

17:35 Ffos Las

Good Impression

11st 5lb

J: Robert Williams

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Has pretty good 6-25 strike-rate over hurdles (includes a C&D win) and was not beaten far when sixth on slower-than-ideal ground last month, after a break; current mark is workable; contender if that recent outing has brought him on.

10/1

6th

4

6th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

13:40 Uttoxeter

Good Impression

11st 6lb

J: Robert Williams

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Another good effort at Newton Abbot when last seen in September on heavy ground that's not ideal for him; dual course winner but, under these conditions and lacking a run, others appeal more.

9/2

Form: 8/P11- D

Last run: 332 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Signed off for Claire Harris with two good-ground wins last August but subsequent 11-month break may have checked his momentum; market likely to guide on today's stable debut.

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2nd

13

12th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

15:50 Plumpton

Colonel Lesley

10st 13lb

J: Beau Morgan

T: Alan Jones

Dual good-ground hurdle winner for Claire Harris in summer 2022 but seen only once since, when fourth for Brian Barr at Uttoxeter (2m, good to soft) last July; market likely to guide on debut for latest new yard.

12/1

Form: 63-P85 CD

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Caused 40-1 surprise off lowly mark over C&D last summer but subsequent record is not persuasive, and he's 3lb out of the weights today.

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7th

9

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 49y

Class 5

12:32 Fontwell

African Sun

10st 2lb

J: Harriet Tucker

T: Joanne Thomason-Murphy

always behind

25/1

Form: 4/3-0

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Well beaten on handicap hurdle debut six weeks ago and comes here with a point to prove but this useful Flat-racer could still have significant untapped potential in this sphere and remains of interest.

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2nd

5

(6)

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

1m 2f 5y

Class 2

14:52 Pontefract

Lightening Company

8st 10lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Ben Haslam

Won this on last year's reappearance (good to soft); 0-8 since but he reappeared with a good third at Doncaster (1m2f, soft) last month and there's every chance he'll be bang there.

6/1

3rd

6

(8)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 3

15:40 Doncaster

Lightening Company

8st 12lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: Ben Haslam

Has done all his winning in the spring, most recently off just 2lb lower at Pontefract (1m2f, good to soft) on 2023 reappearance; this looks the time to catch him; interesting on seasonal debut.

12/1

Form: 45/25-

Last run: 258 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Safely held over C&D on handicap hurdle debut in November and not seen over hurdles again since but is a dual AW winner this year and remains unexposed in this sphere; had wind op in May; one to consider.

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2nd

2

(3)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Theonlywayiswessex

9st 9lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Alan King

Dual-purpose performer who started last year with two 1m4f wins (AW) but he ended 2023 with a remote fifth over C&D; that was behind a handicap blot but he's not easy to predict and comes with risks attached after 103 days off.

10/1

5th

6

27th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Theonlywayiswessex

9st 10lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Alan King

Dual 1m4f winner early in the year, latterly off a 2lb lower mark; back on the Flat after an ordinary chasing debut last month; is one to consider.

6/1

Form: 5756P-

Last run: 144 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Made quite promising handicap debut when fifth of 17 at Doncaster (2m, good) in January but two lesser efforts followed; had wind op during 144-day break and now sports cheekpieces; needs to get back on track.

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5th

10

12th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 174y

Class 5

17:13 Ludlow

Silver Atom

10st 9lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

1-21 with his win (modest form) coming from a Flat race last September; this is his 13th attempt over hurdles and four of his latest five hurdle starts saw him in the frame, albeit over about 2m3f; stamina to prove.

7/1

11th

13

(3)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

16:10 Bath

Silver Atom

8st 13lb

J: Amy Hunt

T: Archie Watson

1-20 with his win coming from 1lb lower in an amateur riders' event over C&D last September; has run with credit in four of his five starts over hurdles since November and is considered.

8/1

4th

10

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

15:00 Hereford

Silver Atom

10st 10lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Came from further back than principals Another Lord and Rocky Hill when fourth here a month ago and there's probably a race in him off this mark; this softer ground might not be ideal.

13/2

OUR TIP

Form: 4/35-0 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 12st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Won twice off higher marks for Sara Ender in 2021-22 season but, having rejoined this stable, made low-key return from one-year absence last month; entitled to have benefited from that outing but others have less to prove; tongue-tie fitted for first time since 2018.

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11th

10

3rd Oct 2023

Good

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

13:30 Sedgefield

Demi Sang

10st 12lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Sara Ender

Won handicap hurdle over C&D for this yard off 13lb higher in February 2022; below par in two runs this summer after having more than a year off; best watched for now.

40/1

0

1

28th Jul 2023

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

14:10 Uttoxeter

Demi Sang

12st 0lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Sara Ender

Won twice off higher marks for Sara Ender in 2021-22 season but, having rejoined this stable, made low-key return from one-year absence last month; entitled to have benefited from that outing but others have less to prove; tongue-tie fitted for first time since 2018.

14/1

11th

4

30th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 46y

Class 4

13:55 Cartmel

Demi Sang

11st 9lb

J: Mr John Dawson

T: Sara Ender

2-5 for Sara Ender between December 2021 and March 2022, both wins coming off higher marks; not quite at his best in two outings for Micky Hammond last June (including this race); may need this first run for 12 months.

10/1

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Non-runners

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Payout
Exacta £318.00
Straight Forecast £304.40
Tricast £1872.10
Trifecta £1335.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

George Mallory

SPOTLIGHT:

Lightening Company

The Guardian:

Colonel Lesley

WEST COUNTRY:

Silver Atom

D Express:

A Shining Moon

Daily Mail:

Theonlywayiswessex

The Star:

Good Impression

Telegraph:

Demi Sang

The Times:

Lightening Company

The Sun:

Colonel Lesley

POSTDATA:

George Mallory

Daily Mirror:

George Mallory

Daily Record:

George Mallory