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17:30 Huntingdon

Good

Racing TV ‘Junior’ National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £2178.4
  • 1m 5f 148y
  • Class 5
  • 14 runners
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Racing TV ‘Junior’ National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.70
  • Place: £3.50

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; half-brother to two Flat winners at up to 1m; dam 5f AW 2yo winner (87); stamina is a possible issue but his stable has an excellent bumper strike-rate (24%).

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

3

10th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 148y

Class 5

17:30 Huntingdon

Giddyupadingdong

11st 0lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Milton Harris

towards rear, headway into midfield and going easily 3f out, led over 1f out, ran on well

6/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third foal; half-brother to 11.4f Flat winner City Spirit (RPR 70); dam placed 1m-1m6f (61); rare bumper runner for much-respected Flat trainer.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

6

16th Dec 2023

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 5

15:22 Hereford

Topkapi

11st 0lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Andrew Balding

Made a promising start at Huntingdon (extended 1m5f, good; 7-1) two months ago, doing his best work late on and going down only in a driving finish; open to improvement over this longer distance and could be the answer.

9/4

2nd

11

10th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 148y

Class 5

17:30 Huntingdon

Topkapi

11st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Andrew Balding

took keen hold, midfield

5/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

£18,000 3yo; second foal; closely related to 7f winner Fall Of Rome (RPR 95); dam 1m Listed winner (98); not bred to be running over this far but it's a nice pedigree all the same, and he represents a good Flat stable.

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

4th

2

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

13:35 Chepstow

Hill Spirit

11st 7lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Archie Watson

disputed lead, mistake 1st, soon led clearly, headed and raced in second 2nd, led again 5 out, not fluent and headed 3 out, lost two places just before 2 out, soon weakened

9/4

1st

2

5th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

12:25 Ludlow

Hill Spirit

11st 0lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Archie Watson

Good runs in bumpers at Huntingdon and Newcastle before finishing fourth on heavy at Wincanton, though that was actually his best RPR; fully entitled to put up a bold show on this switch to hurdles.

6/1

4th

7

12th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

15:45 Wincanton

Hill Spirit

11st 2lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Archie Watson

Made a positive debut at Huntingdon (1m5f, good to soft) in October and improved on that when second to a useful opponent at Newcastle (1m6f, good to soft) last month; prominent racer who looks capable of picking up one of these but will again find this competitive.

4/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

£12,000 2yo; second foal; dam unraced half-sister to 1m-1m4f AW winner Harlow; stable 0-21 in bumpers during last five seasons.

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

6th

10

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Simply Belle

10st 7lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: David Dennis

Consistent in bumpers until suffering a heavy defeat in Listed grade at Market Rasen last time; finished third at this course on penultimate start; place claims back down in class.

20/1

7th

9

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 1

16:05 Market Rasen

Simply Belle

10st 6lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: David Dennis

pressed leader

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fifth foal; brother to winners Banksy's Art (1m2f; RPR 69) and Graffiti (1m Flat, 70/2m1f hurdle); dam 6f/7f maiden (48), half-sister to 7f/1m winner Native Heart; stable 1-16 in bumpers during last five seasons.

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

5th

6

(3)

5th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:45 Lingfield (AW)

Spitfire Bridge

9st 5lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Sheena West

in touch with leaders

100/1

7th

11

21st Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 0y

Class 2

12:05 Lingfield (AW)

Spitfire Bridge

10st 5lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

Fair fifth on debut at Huntingdon (1m5f, good) in October but well beaten at Doncaster (2m, good) subsequently and others are preferred.

33/1

6th

8

2nd Dec 2023

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 5

15:16 Doncaster

Spitfire Bridge

11st 0lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

Never dangerous when fifth of 14 at Huntingdon (extended 1m5f, good; 17-2) in October; will probably stay this longer trip; could improve.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Sixth foal; half-brother to Flat winners Billy No Mates (6f-1m6f; RPR 86) and Fond Farewell (1m3f; 61); dam 1m6f/2m1f winner (79), half-sister to Listed winners over 2m and 1m4f; has travelled from Ireland for this.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

8

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:25 Limerick

Theincrowd

11st 0lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: G Ahern

prominent, weakened after 3 out

33/1

0

7

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 107y

13:30 Punchestown

Theincrowd

11st 0lb

J: J J Slevin

T: G Ahern

towards rear of midfield

16/1

6th

10

10th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 148y

Class 5

17:30 Huntingdon

Theincrowd

11st 0lb

J: Miss J Townend

T: G Ahern

took keen hold, midfield, went third home turn, challenging over 1f out, soon edged right

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

80,000euros yearling; fifth foal; half-brother to Flat winners Speed Merchant (6f-7f; RPR 76), Amazing Emma (5f; 72) and Armed Forces (Italy 1m1f/1m2f); dam unraced half-sister to 1m4f Group 3 winner Sub Rosa and 1m4f Listed winner Astonishing; makes appeal on paper; tongue-tie fitted.

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

6th

6

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:10 Ayr

Suleiman Artist

10st 9lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Andrew Hamilton

Needs major improvement on the form he showed in three bumpers for Nigel Twiston-Davies; joined new stable for £1,500; best watched.

50/1

6th

10

15th Jan 2024

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 5

16:10 Hereford

Suleiman Artist

10st 3lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Smart Flat pedigree but never raced for Joseph O'Brien; retained by the same owners for bumpers but it was a disappointing effort last time at Newcastle (good to soft) after a half-promising start at Huntingdon; wouldn't be the obvious answer.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

165,000gns 2yo; third foal; brother to French 7.5f-1m4f winner Denia (RPR 82), half-brother to French 8.5f/9.5f winner Just A Perfect Day (84); dam French 7.5f/1m winner (95) out of French 1m2f Group 3 winner; first bumper runner for his Flat-oriented stable; interesting.

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

10th

11

(5)

12th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pierrefonds

8st 10lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Jack Jones

0-7 and last of seven on his recent handicap debut at Southwell.

33/1

7th

8

(1)

30th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Pierrefonds

9st 0lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Jack Jones

in rear

7/1

9th

2

(8)

17th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Pierrefonds

10st 2lb

J: Harry Burns

T: Jack Jones

Minor form in two bumpers and three 7f AW events; goes sprinting with a lot to find on the figures.

40/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third foal; dam 7f/1m winner (RPR 78), out of unraced half-sister to 7f-1m2f Group 1 winner Oratorio, smart middle-distance performer Fahim and 1m Listed winner Mowaadah; booking of Harry Cobden catches the eye.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

7

14th Nov 2023

Good

1m 5f 148y

Class 5

15:48 Huntingdon

Saved Lizzie

11st 0lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Robert Eddery

40l clear of May Dancer on last month's C&D debut (good) but still well beaten herself, weakening as if in need of more time.

40/1

9th

13

10th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 148y

Class 5

17:30 Huntingdon

Saved Lizzie

10st 7lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Robert Eddery

Third foal; dam 7f/1m winner (RPR 78), out of unraced half-sister to 7f-1m2f Group 1 winner Oratorio, smart middle-distance performer Fahim and 1m Listed winner Mowaadah; booking of Harry Cobden catches the eye.

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

1,000gns yearling; dam 11.4f-1m4f winner (RPR 88), half-sister to Group-placed 5f-1m2f winner Mar Adentro; others look more interesting.

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

10th

2

10th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 148y

Class 5

17:30 Huntingdon

Call It Adaay

11st 0lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: P Charalambous & J Clutterbuck

took keen hold

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

6,500gns foal; dam 6f winner (RPR 87), half-sister to useful 5f/6f winner Rum Cocktail; does not have obvious pedigree for this type of race.

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

8th

10

26th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 4

14:20 Plumpton

No Guarantee

10st 9lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Cynthia Woods

Showed no significant promise when 200-1 for first three hurdling starts.

100/1

0

8

28th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

13:12 Fontwell

No Guarantee

10st 3lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Cynthia Woods

raced wide, took keen hold, midfield, no impression before 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

100/1

5th

4

7th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 3

12:45 Plumpton

No Guarantee

11st 0lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Cynthia Woods

held up in rear, outpaced and detached 6th

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

£31,000 2yo; fourth foal; half-brother to 1m-1m4f AW winner Torolight (RPR 74); dam 11.7f winner (85), half-sister to 1m4f Group 2 winner Exosphere; stable 0-24 in bumpers during last five seasons.

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

12th

5

10th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 148y

Class 5

17:30 Huntingdon

Its A Miracle

11st 0lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Bill Turner

in touch with leaders

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third foal; closely related to very useful 1m Hong Kong winner Magnificent (RPR 97); dam 1m2f winner (81), half-sister to 1m-1m3f winner Mohtashem; all six of stable's bumper runners during last five seasons were unplaced.

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

9th

5

14th Nov 2023

Good

1m 5f 148y

Class 5

15:48 Huntingdon

May Dancer

11st 0lb

J: Jamie Gambin

T: Christine Dunnett

150-1, struggling a long way out and beaten 68l on last month's C&D debut (good); huge step forward required.

100/1

13th

12

10th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 148y

Class 5

17:30 Huntingdon

May Dancer

10st 7lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Christine Dunnett

always behind, struggling halfway, tailed off

40/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

First foal; dam unplaced 5f-7f (RPR 58), half-sister to a bumper winner; small stable had two different bumper winners last season.

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

11th

1

2nd Dec 2023

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 5

15:16 Doncaster

Beaming Light

11st 0lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Laura Horsfall

Proved wayward on his debut at Huntingdon (20-1) in October, hanging badly and running out on the home turn; may be better suited by this left-handed track but still difficult to recommend.

50/1

0

1

10th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 148y

Class 5

17:30 Huntingdon

Beaming Light

11st 0lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Laura Horsfall

prominent, hung left and raced wide 4f out, lost position when hung badly left and unseated home turn

33/1

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Payout
Exacta £778.00
Straight Forecast £759.10
Trifecta £2403.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Topkapi

The Times:

Theincrowd

Telegraph:

Hill Spirit

POSTDATA:

Suleiman Artist

The Guardian:

Giddyupadingdong

Daily Mail:

Saved Lizzie

D Express:

Theincrowd

The Sun:

Hill Spirit

Daily Mirror:

Topkapi

Daily Record:

Topkapi

The Star:

Suleiman Artist