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17:35 Bangor-on-Dee

Good To Soft

Halloween 31st October Open Maiden National Hunt Flat Race (Category 3 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4224.8
  • 2m 0f 145y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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Halloween 31st October Open Maiden National Hunt Flat Race (Category 3 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

2/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.00
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 2-

Last run: 192 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made all to win a point bumper in February and similar tactics nearly paid off when second at Carlisle the following month; probably sets the standard and could prove hard to catch.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

1

23rd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 3

13:40 Newbury

Cannock Park

11st 10lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Paul Robson

Point/bumper/maiden winner, all from the front; beaten 15l when third in a Grade 1 at Aintree on Boxing Day but got closer to the winner of that race when only 2l away in a strong Grade 2 at Kelso (2m2f, good to soft); has to concede weight all round here but undoubtedly sets the standard.

5/4

3rd

2

2nd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 1

14:17 Kelso

Cannock Park

11st 8lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Paul Robson

in touch with leaders

9/1

3rd

1

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 103y

Class 1

13:05 Aintree

Cannock Park

11st 8lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Paul Robson

led, joined 2nd, led overall after 5th

20/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Finished last in an Irish point in May but was beaten less than 9l; has joined a good yard for career under rules and interesting to see how he fares in the market.

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Verdict Starting price

2nd

3

30th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

15:05 Carlisle

Panhandle Slim

11st 9lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

led, jumped left 6th, increased tempo 7th, pushed along 2 out, ridden and headed last, weakened gradually run-in

7/2

3rd

2

28th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 123y

Class 3

16:20 Bangor-on-Dee

Panhandle Slim

11st 8lb

J: William Maggs

T: Donald McCain

Second in one of his bumpers and here on hurdle debut (2m, soft) in December, before going one better when upped to 2m4f at Sedgefield (good to soft; led run-in) on Boxing Day; should need further improvement to win this and now has 7lb claimer on board.

7/2

6/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Two outings in Irish points in the spring and runner-up in the second of them in May; bought for £45,000 soon after; may need a proper test of stamina in due course; trainer 7-102 in bumpers in recent years.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

6

4th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

17:35 Bangor-on-Dee

King Of Answers

11st 1lb

J: Conner McCann

T: Lucinda Russell

Two outings in Irish points in the spring and runner-up in the second of them in May; bought for £45,000 soon after; may need a proper test of stamina in due course; trainer 7-102 in bumpers in recent years.

6/1

Form: 3

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Brother to a Group winner but never appeared on the Flat and sold for £24,000 earlier this year; no more than satisfactory debut when third at Worcester in August; may improve for the experience and should figure.

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11th

6

(2)

5th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 4

17:30 Southwell (AW)

Ridge Hill

9st 5lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Archie Watson

Showed promise on his bumper debut last August, but regressive since and finished a long way behind a couple of these at Lingfield (1m4f, Polytrack) last month; look elsewhere.

66/1

6th

2

(1)

5th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:45 Lingfield (AW)

Ridge Hill

9st 7lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Archie Watson

held up in rear, outpaced throughout, lost touch 3f out

25/1

10th

2

(4)

2nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 5

14:50 Newcastle (AW)

Ridge Hill

9st 12lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Archie Watson

Well related, being a brother to Group 2 Yorkshire Cup winner Dartmouth among others; didn't build on a fair bumper debut last time, thanks to pulling hard on soft ground, and retains some potential switched to the Flat.

8/1

Form: 32

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third (of five) at Worcester in July for Nicky Henderson; sold for £15,000 and second (of three) at Stratford last month on stable debut; better needed; yard also runs Wexford Park.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

6

31st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 3

14:55 Leicester

Professor Higgins

11st 2lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Gary Hanmer

Form dipped sharply on final start in bumpers and he has struggled in both attempts over hurdles (2m); combination of first-time tongue-tie and new trip needs to have major effect.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Newcomer; cost 16,000euros last year; dam placed on the Flat in France; possibly best watched as Brian Hughes partners stable's other runner.

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2

13th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

15:10 Huntingdon

Badlands Boy

11st 6lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

0-4, best efforts when fourth in Ludlow bumper in December and third in Sedgefield maiden hurdle (2m1f, soft; eyecatcher) five weeks ago; again has frame possibilities.

13/2

OUR TIP

50/1

Form: 6

Last run: 141 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Something to work on when sixth at Newcastle in May; likely to come into his own when tackling more of a stamina test.

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No / Draw
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9th

4

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

13:57 Market Rasen

Hope Hill

11st 6lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Sue Smith

took keen hold, in touch with leaders on outer

66/1

6

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

13:50 Sedgefield

Hope Hill

11st 5lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Sue Smith

towards rear, outpaced with one circuit to go, detached and struggling 4th, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

20/1

8th

5

18th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

16:00 Southwell

Hope Hill

11st 5lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Sue Smith

Needs much better than he showed at 66-1 in two bumpers last year, particularly latest, but he's a half-brother to high-class Yorkhill.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third in two Irish points in the spring; bought for £36,000 in May; has ability but bred to stay well and may not be seen at his best until sent over jumps; trainer 3-42 in bumpers in the last five years.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

10

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

13:44 Bangor-on-Dee

Wexford Park

11st 4lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Gary Hanmer

Third in two Irish points but modest in his bumper and both runs (150-1) over hurdles; best watched for now.

66/1

5th

4

26th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

11:55 Uttoxeter

Wexford Park

11st 4lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Gary Hanmer

Third in two Irish points and sold for £36,000 in May; got loose beforehand when tailed off in soft-ground bumper at Bangor in October; 150-1, finished much closer in novice hurdle at Aintree (2m4f, soft) 15 days ago but nevertheless went down by 38l, so others have shown a good deal more.

33/1

4th

5

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 3

12:25 Aintree

Wexford Park

11st 0lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Gary Hanmer

Third in two Irish points and changed hands for £36,000 in May; got loose beforehand when tailed off in soft-ground bumper at Bangor in October; much more required here but he did go off a single-figure price at Bangor and should not be discounted now hurdling.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Debutante; cost £27,000 last year; closely related to two winners including bumper scorer Blue Beach; stable has solid record in these races (2-3 at this track in last five years); makes some appeal.

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10th

5

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

14:44 Market Rasen

Macmolly

11st 6lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Improved on her debut run when sixth of eight in a Wetherby bumper last time (2m, good to soft, tongue-tie); tongue-tie retained but improvement needed on jumps debut.

16/1

6th

5

29th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:35 Wetherby

Macmolly

11st 2lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Cost £27,000 last year and is closely related to a bumper winner but she was tailed off at Bangor (2m, soft) on her debut last month; tongue-tie is now added and she needs a transformation on her second start.

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Stable no stranger to bumper winners but this newcomer isn't bred to stay 2m; probably best watched.

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7th

5

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 5

16:50 Doncaster

Ronster Monster

11st 2lb

J: Harriet Tucker

T: Ella Pickard

Remote at Bangor (soft) and Lingfield (AW); blinkers go on.

100/1

14th

10

11th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

12:35 Lingfield (AW)

Ronster Monster

11st 2lb

J: James Best

T: Ella Pickard

50-1 for his Bangor debut (2m, soft) in October and he finished a tailed-off last of ten.

100/1

10th

10

4th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

17:35 Bangor-on-Dee

Ronster Monster

11st 1lb

J: James Best

T: Ella Pickard

Stable no stranger to bumper winners but this newcomer isn't bred to stay 2m; probably best watched.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta £218.00
Straight Forecast £182.70
Trifecta £740.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Cannock Park

Telegraph:

King Of Answers

LAMBOURN:

Ridge Hill

The Guardian:

Professor Higgins

WEST COUNTRY:

Macmolly

D Express:

Ridge Hill

Daily Mirror:

Professor Higgins

Daily Mail:

King Of Answers

The Star:

King Of Answers

RP RATINGS:

Cannock Park

POSTDATA:

Cannock Park

The Times:

Cannock Park

The Sun:

Cannock Park

Daily Record:

Cannock Park