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Neil Evans Memorial Handicap Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £10619.7
  • 2m 5f 122y
  • Class 2
  • 8 runners
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Neil Evans Memorial Handicap Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly sunny

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5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.00
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 12P1F-

Last run: 182 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 138

Form & Verdict

Smart chaser who bagged a Grade 2 novice at Newbury (2m4f, good) in the autumn; not quite as effective over hurdles and has fitness to prove after six-month absence but will be dangerous in this company if fully tuned up.

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8th

1

2nd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 118y

Class 2

13:40 Newbury

Sebastopol

12st 0lb

J: Cameron Iles

T: Tom Lacey

raced wide, in touch with leaders, not fluent 5 out, weakened then not fluent 3 out, tailed off

16/1

3rd

1

20th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

17:50 Kelso

Sebastopol

12st 0lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Tom Lacey

in touch with leaders on inner

11/8

1st

1

2nd Sep 2023

Good

2m 5f 122y

Class 2

16:17 Newton Abbot

Sebastopol

12st 0lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Tom Lacey

prominent, went second after 7th, led before 2 out, drifted left after 2 out, clear when not fluent last, comfortably

5/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: R0-305 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 5lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 129

Form & Verdict

Didn't fire when bidding for third consecutive win in Summer Plate at Market Rasen in July and finished tired when fifth over hurdles at Cartmel (3m1f, soft) a week ago, where he ought to have been suited by the test of stamina; current mark is workable but others appeal more.

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4/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 4-5131 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 121

Form & Verdict

Ran poorly on the Flat last month and needs to put that behind him but battled win to land good prize over hurdles at Cartmel (2m6f, heavy; front pair clear) in July; also suited by good ground and current mark is not beyond him; respected.

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11th

8

25th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 58y

Class 1

14:20 Haydock

Pyramid Place

10st 13lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Syd Hosie

Trained in 26-race hurdles career by Milton Harris, best when coming from off the pace to land the Silver Trophy at Chepstow (2m3f, heavy) last month; ran creditably at Plumpton latest but needs to hit a new high on this first attempt beyond 2m6f.

40/1

Form: P95-9P

Last run: 44 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish 7yo; well-beaten outsider in two handicap hurdles (2m/2m4f) for Paul Webber this summer and 4lb out of the weights for today's stable debut but new trainer has very quickly made a name for himself this season.

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0

14

25th Jan 2024

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 2

15:45 Huntingdon

Edison Kent

10st 2lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: James Owen

Wide-margin 2m7f Fakenham win before Christmas but pulled up a long way out at Fontwell one week later; much higher mark now from out of the weights; first-time visor replaces cheekpieces.

16/1

Form: 111-31 CD

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 6lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict

Sprightly 12yo who won four times last season and added to his tally in similar race to this over C&D (good) at end of July; may not find it easy to swallow latest 6lb rise but ought to give another good account.

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6th

4

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

13:25 Doncaster

Caius Marcius

11st 3lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Nicky Richards

Completed a hat-trick in April (middle leg here) and this 12yo returned to winning ways at Newton Abbot (2m5f, good) in July; however, he's finished fifth the last twice and needs something extra today.

16/1

5th

5

4th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 3

13:42 Ayr

Caius Marcius

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Nicky Richards

midfield on inner, outpaced before 3 out, not fluent 2 out, no telling impression

9/1

Form: 4142-8

Last run: 112 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

Clearcut winner at Kempton (2m, good to soft) in the autumn and bettered that performance when very close second in Sussex Champion Hurdle at Plumpton (2m, good) in April; only 1lb above that mark here but was below form on the Flat last time and has stamina to prove.

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7th

9

13th Oct 2023

Good

2m 0f 11y

Class 3

16:33 Chepstow

Get Back Get Back

11st 4lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: Harry Fry

Nearly won the Sussex Champion Hurdle earlier this year and another good run at Plumpton 19 days ago (2m, good); does seem to like tight tracks and dry ground, so this might not play to his strengths.

10/1

3rd

1

24th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 3

15:45 Plumpton

Get Back Get Back

12st 0lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: Harry Fry

Won this three years ago; two standout efforts last season were his Kempton success and a near-miss in the Sussex Champion Hurdle back here (same mark); 2m5f was too far when disappointing at Newton Abbot 22 days ago; chance.

7/1

6th

5

2nd Sep 2023

Good

2m 5f 122y

Class 2

16:17 Newton Abbot

Get Back Get Back

10st 13lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: Harry Fry

Clearcut winner at Kempton (2m, good to soft) in the autumn and bettered that performance when very close second in Sussex Champion Hurdle at Plumpton (2m, good) in April; only 1lb above that mark here but was below form on the Flat last time and has stamina to prove.

8/1

Form: 9U4/11 CD

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Fair Flat racer; unplaced all four hurdling starts in 2020-21 season but returned to this code with two 11l novice wins over C&D (good) this summer; has a lot more on his plate in this good-quality handicap but still needs to be taken very seriously.

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3rd

1

22nd Oct 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

14:55 Kempton

Songo

11st 12lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Milton Harris

Fair Flat racer who easily won two run-of-the-mill novice hurdles at Newton Abbot (2m5f, good) during the summer; seemed to have limitations exposed in good-quality handicap over that C&D last month and has big penalty to shoulder on return to novice company but can still make his presence felt.

4/1

Form: 11-228

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 124

Form & Verdict

Dual hunter chase winner in the spring and a good second in Market Rasen handicap chase (2m5f, good) on stable debut in June; safely held in Summer Plate in July and not seen over hurdles since 2021 (when trained in France) but not ruled out.

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2nd

2

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 135y

Class 4

14:00 Fontwell

Fix At All

12st 1lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Neil Mulholland

jumped right on occasions, prominent, lost position but in touch with leaders 4th, went third again 10th, kept on and went second run-in, no match for winner

7/2

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Payout
Exacta £440.00
Straight Forecast £513.00
Tricast £2274.80
Trifecta £2871.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Songo

RP RATINGS:

Pyramid Place

TOPSPEED:

Caius Marcius

The Times:

Sebastopol

WEST COUNTRY:

Get Back Get Back

Daily Mail:

Songo

D Express:

Songo

The Star:

Songo

POSTDATA:

Pyramid Place

Daily Mirror:

Pyramid Place

Daily Record:

Pyramid Place

Telegraph:

Sebastopol

The Guardian:

Caius Marcius

The Sun:

Caius Marcius