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South West “3 Yrs Old” “Junior” National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £2178.4
  • 1m 5f 38y
  • Class 5
  • 15 runners
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South West “3 Yrs Old” “Junior” National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 15 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £22.10
  • Place: £4.90

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

36,000euros 2yo; fifth foal; half-brother to French winners Face Au Large (2m1f-2m3f hurdle/chase) and Great Du Large (2m1f-3m2f chase); dam unraced sister to French 2m6f Grade 2 chase winner Princesse Kap; trainer 0-11 in bumpers recent seasons; bred to do better in time.

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

1st

4

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Kel Du Large

11st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jane Williams

Promising sort who bagged Listed honours at Cheltenham (1m6f, heavy) on New Year's Day, taking bumper record to 2-2; bred to do well over jumps and looks likely to win again.

4/6

1st

8

1st Jan 2024

Soft

1m 5f 209y

Class 1

15:50 Cheltenham

Kel Du Large

11st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jane Williams

One of the leaders throughout and came nicely clear to collect by 3l at Exeter in October (1m5f, good to soft; 16-1); had Sorceleur back in third and a formline through the runner-up gives him similar claims to Carved In Stone; respected.

7/2

1st

7

24th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 38y

Class 5

17:05 Exeter

Kel Du Large

11st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jane Williams

36,000euros 2yo; fifth foal; half-brother to French winners Face Au Large (2m1f-2m3f hurdle/chase) and Great Du Large (2m1f-3m2f chase); dam unraced sister to French 2m6f Grade 2 chase winner Princesse Kap; trainer 0-11 in bumpers recent seasons; bred to do better in time.

16/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

75,000gns 3yo; sixth foal; half-brother to winners Flavius (7f-1m2f; Listed; RPR 112), Oyster Box (US Graded stakes-placed 6f 2yo/1m; 98) and Tankerville (1m 2yo; 92); dam French/US 1m-1m4f winner (including 1m2f Grade 2; 110); rare bumper runner for respected Flat trainer.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

4

(7)

5th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:45 Lingfield (AW)

Caustic

9st 5lb

J: David Probert

T: Owen Burrows

raced wide and took keen hold early, prominent, went second 8f out, going best 2f out, pushed along to lead over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, headed but kept on well inside final 110yds, led again final strides, just prevailed

5/2

3rd

3

(11)

18th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Caustic

9st 7lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Owen Burrows

Son of Galileo and represents major Flat yard; has shown clear promise in two bumpers, finishing second at Exeter (1m5f) and Doncaster (2m); looks a winner waiting to happen and is interesting switched to this code.

3/1

2nd

3

2nd Dec 2023

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 5

15:16 Doncaster

Caustic

11st 0lb

J: James Davies

T: Owen Burrows

Has a useful Flat pedigree and made a pleasing debut when 3l second of 15 at Exeter (1m5f, good to soft; 100-30) in October, keeping on well; should prove at least as effective over today's longer distance; now fitted with a tongue-strap; high on the list.

5/2

5/2

  • Place: £1.80

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

35,000euros yearling; fourth foal; half-brother to point winner Wendigo; dam French 1m3f/1m4f Flat and 1m7f hurdle/2m1f chase winner; has to be of interest for champion trainer.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

11

1st Jan 2024

Soft

1m 5f 209y

Class 1

15:50 Cheltenham

Sorceleur

11st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

4-1 at Exeter (1m5f, good to soft; October) and after racing prominently he was outpaced in going down by just over 3l to Kel Du Large; could strip fitter for that and be all the wiser.

15/2

3rd

13

24th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 38y

Class 5

17:05 Exeter

Sorceleur

11st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

35,000euros yearling; fourth foal; half-brother to point winner Wendigo; dam French 1m3f/1m4f Flat and 1m7f hurdle/2m1f chase winner; has to be of interest for champion trainer.

5/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

£2,000 3yo; third foal; half-brother to winners Sisterandbrother (1m2f Flat, RPR 67; 2m hurdle) and Pick Up The Pieces (bumper); dam 1m4f AW winner (89); stable has a 26% strike-rate in bumpers the last five seasons.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

13:35 Chepstow

Dodger Long

11st 0lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Anthony Charlton

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, hit 1st, wandered on approach 2nd, not fluent 4th, edged left and went second before 2 out, mistake 2 out, soon no chance with winner, mistake last, soon lost second

6/1

6th

4

1st Jan 2024

Soft

1m 5f 209y

Class 1

15:50 Cheltenham

Dodger Long

11st 0lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Anthony Charlton

Beaten in races won by Kel Du Large and Dirty Den before raising his game to finish runner-up on heavy ground at Wincanton; could handle these conditions better than some and has each-way claims in the new cheekpieces.

10/1

2nd

5

12th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

15:45 Wincanton

Dodger Long

11st 2lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Anthony Charlton

Had one start each for Milton Harris and Syd Hosie (both around 1m5f), showing promise in defeat; half-brother to a 2m1f bumper winner so this longer trip may help elicit some improvement; not ruled out.

5/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

First foal; dam 6f-1m winner (RPR 83), half-sister to useful 7f/1m winner Loving Spirit; hooded for debut.

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

1

(7)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 5

17:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bobacious

9st 12lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Georgina Nicholls

Whiff of promise in bumpers; jumped poorly on his hurdle debut nine weeks ago; fair standard to aim at now switching to the Flat.

50/1

0

1

14th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

12:20 Taunton

Bobacious

11st 0lb

J: James Bowen

T: Georgina Nicholls

Comfortably held in two bumpers ahead of this switch to hurdles.

20/1

8th

2

9th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 5

16:20 Ludlow

Bobacious

11st 0lb

J: James Bowen

T: Georgina Nicholls

in touch with leaders

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; half-brother to 1m3f winner Minister For Magic (RPR 80); dam unraced sister to 1m5f Group 3 winner Hamada; yard has not had a bumper winner in recent seasons.

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

6th

8

24th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 38y

Class 5

17:05 Exeter

Lions Peak

11st 0lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Ali Stronge

Fourth foal; half-brother to 1m3f winner Minister For Magic (RPR 80); dam unraced sister to 1m5f Group 3 winner Hamada; yard has not had a bumper winner in recent seasons.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

£20,000 3yo; seventh foal; half-brother to winners Caboy (2m1f-2m7f hurdle/chase) and Egirl (French 2m4f chase); dam French 2m2f-2m5f hurdle/chase winner; stable won this in 2017.

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Verdict Starting price

15

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

16:15 Doncaster

Catboy

10st 3lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Christian Williams

midfield, slow jump and lost ground 4th, dropped to rear and cajoled along 5th, lost touch and reminders 6th

12/1

5th

1

5th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

12:25 Ludlow

Catboy

11st 0lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Christian Williams

Has a good bit to find with the best of these on RPRs and latest third at Exeter came in a three-runner race.

20/1

3rd

1

21st Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

12:55 Exeter

Catboy

11st 0lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Christian Williams

pressed winner, lost second after 2 out, weakened run-in

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

4,000euros yearling; first foal; dam French 2m1f hurdle/2m4f chase winner, half-sister to French 1m2f Listed winner Villa Molitor; stable has a low strike-rate in bumpers (1-40 recent seasons).

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

9th

5

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Square Du Roule

11st 0lb

J: James Davies

T: Nigel Hawke

Well held in bumpers at Exeter (behind Kel Du Large) and this track; out of a jumps winner but needs major improvement on bare form.

66/1

6th

4

16th Dec 2023

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 5

15:22 Hereford

Square Du Roule

11st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

Didn't show enough on his debut (27l eighth of 15 at Exeter; 25-1) to suggest he'll be making a serious impact today.

50/1

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

£30,000 3yo; first foal; dam 1m2f winner (RPR 97), closely related to 1m3f/1m4f winner Beauvais, half-sister to winners Local Time (7f-9.5f Group 3) and Wings Of Time (useful 1m/8.6f); market may guide.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

6

23rd Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 3

14:00 Newbury

Marrakushi

11st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Michael Blake

took keen hold, led

10/1

3rd

5

30th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

12:25 Taunton

Marrakushi

11st 0lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Michael Blake

prominent, pressed leaders 3 out, outpaced after 2 out, no match for first two

100/1

0

6

7th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

12:12 Warwick

Marrakushi

11st 0lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

Out of a useful and well-connected 1m2f Flat winner; beaten about 29l after making the running in Exeter bumper (good to soft) a fortnight ago; needs to take a big step forward here.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

First foal; dam 14-race maiden, runner-up at 1m (RPR 61), half-sister to Swiss 1m4f Listed winner Thunder Teddington; stable also runs Gaelic Iceolation.

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Verdict Starting price

10th

15

24th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 38y

Class 5

17:05 Exeter

Mon The Hoops

10st 7lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Chris Honour

First foal; dam 14-race maiden, runner-up at 1m (RPR 61), half-sister to Swiss 1m4f Listed winner Thunder Teddington; stable also runs Gaelic Iceolation.

40/1

11/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

95,000gns yearling; first foal; dam 1m-11.4f winner (Listed; RPR 109), half-sister to 1m2f Group 3 winner Distant Memories and 1m4f Listed winner Mohedian Lady; unraced for James Ferguson; could be interesting.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

2

(7)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

15:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Mapogo

10st 2lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: George Boughey

Regressive form as he went down in trip in novice/maiden events but step back up to this trip could suit and now fitted with cheekpieces; no surprise to see him run well.

6/1

8th

1

(2)

6th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

17:45 Kempton (AW)

Mapogo

10st 2lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: George Boughey

in rear

8/1

4th

4

(1)

30th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

16:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Mapogo

9st 7lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: George Boughey

Well beaten in two bumpers for Harry Derham but he did go off favourite on the first occasion and fared a lot better switched to the Flat for George Boughey over 8.6f here 11 days ago, finishing 6.5l second behind a useful prospect; down in trip; in the right hands to progress.

4/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

36,000gns yearling; third foal; dam French 6.5f 2yo winner, half-sister to 7f Group 2 winner Wichita out of German 6.5f Listed winning half-sister to French 7f Group 3/US 1m2f Grade 1 winner Desert Blanc; interesting newcomer from respected Flat operation.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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6th

8

(9)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

19:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Calshot Spit

9st 5lb

J: George Bass

T: Jack Channon

0-6 under rules, albeit he ran better than it looked when sixth of ten at Chelmsford (1m2f, Polytrack) on his penultimate start (met trouble late on) and 1m3f looked to far at Southwell last time; still has few miles on the clock and could go well.

14/1

9

15th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

16:53 Southwell (AW)

Calshot Spit

9st 7lb

T: Jack Channon

7

(8)

30th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Calshot Spit

9st 5lb

J: George Bass

T: Jack Channon

Well held in a bumper and three AW novices; only sixth of ten on handicap debut at Chelmsford (1m2f, Polytrack) 12 days ago (a length behind Tables Turned), but would have gone closer with a clearer run; not bred to improve for the extra furlong, though.

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; dam 1m2f/1m4f winner (RPR 64), half-sister to 2m2f/2m3f hurdle winner Gaelic Flow; stable 3-20 with its bumper runners in recent seasons.

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13th

6

24th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 38y

Class 5

17:05 Exeter

Gaelic Iceolation

11st 0lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Chris Honour

Second foal; dam 1m2f/1m4f winner (RPR 64), half-sister to 2m2f/2m3f hurdle winner Gaelic Flow; stable 3-20 with its bumper runners in recent seasons.

40/1

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; half-brother to Italian 6f 2yo winner Polimar; dam unplaced 1m 2yo in France (RPR 68), half-sister to US Graded stakes-placed 1m-1m4f winner Soglio; stable 0-12 in bumpers recent seasons.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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14th

12

24th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 38y

Class 5

17:05 Exeter

Mr Fury

11st 0lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Sheila Lewis

Fourth foal; half-brother to Italian 6f 2yo winner Polimar; dam unplaced 1m 2yo in France (RPR 68), half-sister to US Graded stakes-placed 1m-1m4f winner Soglio; stable 0-12 in bumpers recent seasons.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

800euros yearling; first foal; dam unraced half-sister to winners Ghostwing (useful 5f-7f), Stormflower (5f) and That Boy David (1m); stamina could be an issue over this distance.

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9th

3

(6)

30th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

16:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Lord Whitemere

9st 7lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Grace Harris

Pulled up in an Exeter bumper in October and always rear switched to the Flat here 11 days ago.

100/1

8th

6

(10)

19th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Lord Whitemere

9st 7lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Grace Harris

125-1 when pulled up on his debut in an Exeter bumper in October.

100/1

0

9

24th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 38y

Class 5

17:05 Exeter

Lord Whitemere

11st 0lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Grace Harris

800euros yearling; first foal; dam unraced half-sister to winners Ghostwing (useful 5f-7f), Stormflower (5f) and That Boy David (1m); stamina could be an issue over this distance.

66/1

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Exacta £1031.00
Straight Forecast £674.80
Trifecta £4971.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Caustic

POSTDATA:

Sorceleur

The Times:

Dodger Long

D Express:

Kel Du Large

WEST COUNTRY:

Marrakushi

Telegraph:

Mapogo

The Star:

Sorceleur

Daily Record:

Sorceleur

LAMBOURN:

Caustic

Daily Mail:

Caustic

Daily Mirror:

Caustic

The Sun:

Caustic

The Guardian:

Dodger Long