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Trustatrader For Tradespeople You Can Trust Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4752.9
  • 2m 5f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 15 runners
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Trustatrader For Tradespeople You Can Trust Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

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13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £12.20
  • Place: £3.00

Form: 4137-3

Last run: 183 days

W: 12st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Uttoxeter maiden winner in February and returned to form with a fair third at Worcester in May; absent since and cheekpieces worn on latest four starts are missing but could make an impact with yard going well.

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2nd

1

27th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

14:33 Uttoxeter

Benign Dictator

12st 2lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Olly Murphy

held up in rear, headway after 7th, led 2 out, soon idled and ridden, headed inside final 110yds, kept on

7/2

10/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 212-P3 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

First start for five months when third at Bangor last month; 6l behind Halifax then so needs to improve for the outing; stays well and both wins have come in soft ground.

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2nd

1

20th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 72y

Class 4

14:50 Bangor-on-Dee

Ballycamus

12st 2lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

led, not fluent 3rd, faced challenge 4 out, headed when not fluent 2 out, weakened approaching last

9/2

2nd

3

23rd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 30y

Class 3

14:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Ballycamus

11st 4lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

2-4 since switched to fences in the autumn, the latter win gained at Warwick (2m4f, soft) in January; posted another good effort when second at Newbury (2m4f, heavy) this month and will be fine back at 3m; probably won't be far away.

4/1

2nd

3

1st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 187y

Class 3

15:00 Newbury

Ballycamus

11st 7lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Successful in lower grade at Warwick (2m4f, soft) most recently, taking chase record to 2-3; now 5lb higher back in stiffer company and was well behind Passing Well here two starts ago; however, can't rule out further improvement in this sphere.

9/2

25/1

  • Place: £6.80

Form: B/264-

Last run: 320 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Maiden under rules but two point wins in the spring; placed form over hurdles off higher marks than today's but others appeal more here.

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1st

3

19th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Exeter

Stratton Oakmont

11st 8lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

Took his opportunity when scoring in a three-runner affair at Southwell (3m, heavy, 5-4 joint-favourite) in November; ultra-consistent since, despite finding a single rival stronger on three occasions; tired when beaten 23l by a subsequent winner at Wincanton last time.

4/1

2nd

2

17th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 150y

Class 4

15:42 Wincanton

Stratton Oakmont

12st 0lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

Beat only two rivals when off the mark under rules at Southwell (3m, heavy) in November but did it nicely and he's since been a good second in 3m handicaps at Doncaster (good to soft) and Wetherby (soft; beaten a neck); raised another 3lb but major claims.

4/1

Form: 960-11

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Not straightforward but unbeaten in two starts in cheekpieces, at Uttoxeter in May and at Worcester last month; had to work very hard for the latter win and up another 6lb but may well have more to offer.

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5th

6

6th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 5

18:05 Warwick

Steal My Sunshine

11st 11lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Dan Skelton

in touch with leaders

10/1

8th

2

25th Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:35 Warwick

Steal My Sunshine

11st 13lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Dual 2m4f hurdle winner when cheekpieces were added last year, latterly off today's mark; seems to have lost his way since, though, and was pulled up on this month's chasing debut; needs to get back on track.

8/1

Form: 41P-13 CD

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Two C&D runs this autumn; beat five rivals in the first, in September, and not disgraced when third in a better contest last month; has won in soft ground so reasonable to expect another solid effort.

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5th

9

7th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:40 Warwick

Alexandra Romanov

11st 8lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

in touch with leaders, bad mistake and nearly lost jockey 5th

10/1

3rd

9

5th Oct 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 3

15:35 Warwick

Alexandra Romanov

10st 13lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

Got back on the up with success in six-runner handicap over C&D ten days ago; this is tougher but she's no forlorn hope under a 7lb penalty.

3/1

1st

6

25th Sep 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:40 Warwick

Alexandra Romanov

10st 11lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

Won twice at Fontwell towards end of last year, latterly off 1lb lower on handicap debut (2m5f, good); not seen since pulled up there in January but remains lightly raced and can't be ruled out.

10/1

Form: -P1121 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Took her record for Fergal O'Brien to 3-4 when beating three rivals over this trip at Ludlow last month; will face a much more serious test of her mettle in this field but hard to dismiss given her recent exploits.

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6th

5

7th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:40 Warwick

Police Academy

11st 12lb

J: Mr Ben Sutton

T: Fergal O’Brien

towards rear

4/1

1st

2

11th Oct 2023

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 3

16:30 Ludlow

Police Academy

11st 0lb

J: Mr Ben Sutton

T: Fergal O’Brien

in touch with leaders, switched right and pressed leaders 3 out, pushed along to lead 2 out, good jump last, ridden and went clear run-in, comfortably

6/5

Form: 4160-8

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Hardy performer who won twice last season and is 5-50 over hurdles; well held on last month's return from a break and usually plies his trade in slightly less taxing waters; stable also runs Halifax.

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3rd

10

12th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

16:38 Ludlow

Karakoram

10st 6lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Grace Harris

Five wins over hurdles from 2m to 3m, the first of which was at this track and the latest was in March 2023; below form last term and Tuesday's run at Ffos Las off this career-low mark needs improving on markedly.

20/1

4th

9

7th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

15:25 Ffos Las

Karakoram

10st 6lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Grace Harris

Five-time hurdle winner over trips ranging from 2m to 3m; on a very good mark now but has been out of form this year and has developed a tendency to hit a flat spot in his races.

20/1

Form: 46-82F

Last run: 143 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Maiden; second over 3m1f here in May but beaten when falling the following month and absent since; others more compelling.

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0

11

25th Jan 2024

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 4

14:35 Huntingdon

Kilfilum Woods

11st 8lb

J: James Bowen

T: Paul Webber

Recorded perfectly serviceable bumper and chase debuts at this venue in 2022, but ended last year on a low note over hurdles, weakening before stamina should have become an issue at Warwick latest; overlooked.

50/1

Form: 3321-5

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Progressive last season, rounding off with a decisive Taunton win in April; well beaten at Newton Abbot last month off this 8lb higher mark, when looking in need of the outing; could leave that behind but needs to.

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4

7th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

19:00 Hereford

Just Loose Change

11st 10lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Nicky Martin

Hurdle wins at 2m4f (good) and 2m3f (good to soft), the latter last April; had just four runs since and returned to form on latest two starts in midwinter, persevering well when fourth of 11 finishers at Taunton (2m3f, soft) in January; thereabouts.

10/1

4th

10

8th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 3

15:00 Taunton

Just Loose Change

11st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nicky Martin

Ended last season with a C&D win and returned to form with clear second over C&D (also good to soft) last month; has to take a 4lb rise on the chin but won't mind if the ground remains soft.

13/2

2nd

9

14th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Taunton

Just Loose Change

10st 8lb

J: James Bowen

T: Nicky Martin

Signed off last season with a convincing C&D success off 6lb lower (good to soft; fine on soft); however, he'll need to leave his last two runs behind if he's to play a part.

14/1

20/1

Form: 3/11/0 D

Last run: 178 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Handicap wins in May and November 2021; absent until finishing last of ten here six months ago, which leaves him facing a lot of questions, sadly; stable also runs Benign Dictator.

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3rd

3

4th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

16:10 Southwell

Barricane

11st 13lb

J: Lewis Saunders

T: Olly Murphy

Dual hurdle winner under Lewis Saunders this season; raced very lazily before eventually warming to the task and staying on from a poor position at Huntingdon (3m1f, soft) on latter occasion; well held when last of three at Catterick last month (albeit after bad jumping error), and not an easy one to predict here.

6/1

3rd

2

6th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

16:15 Catterick

Barricane

11st 7lb

J: Lewis Saunders

T: Olly Murphy

Won handicap hurdles under Lewis Saunders at Uttoxeter (2m6f, heavy) and Huntingdon (3m1f, soft) this winter either side of a lesser run on his chase debut; raced lazily last time but still got the job done and has a very healthy strike-rate in this sphere; could play another leading role up 4lb.

5/2

1st

1

8th Feb 2024

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

15:25 Huntingdon

Barricane

12st 0lb

J: Lewis Saunders

T: Olly Murphy

raced lazily, didn't always jump with fluency, dwelt start, raced in last and raced awkwardly, headway before 3 out, keeping on when pressed leaders before 2 out, stayed on to lead after last, won going away

7/2

Form: P0/PF-

Last run: 298 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Maiden; disappointing for Nicky Henderson but was still just in front when taking a heavy fall at Huntingdon in January, on stable debut (100-1); deserves a change of fortune but possibly best watched here.

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8th

9

13th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

12:40 Warwick

Commodore Miller

10st 6lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Danni O’Neill

Eight-race maiden, originally trained by Nicky Henderson; took a heavy fall at Huntingdon last winter and ran no sort of race on reappearance; best watched for the time being.

50/1

16/1

Form: 122-45

Last run: 152 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Second off this mark at Huntingdon in April but disappointing efforts in two runs later in the spring; more to prove than many but wind surgery since and has only had six career starts.

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1st

2

25th Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

18:15 Huntingdon

Halligator

12st 0lb

J: David Bass

T: Kim Bailey

2m hurdle winner (good) who showed improvement this time last year, his best effort coming over C&D (good to soft); has gone backwards in five subsequent starts, punctuated by wind surgery; back down in grade but revival needed.

10/1

5th

9

26th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

14:20 Taunton

Halligator

11st 7lb

J: Miss Lauren Keen-Hawkins

T: Kim Bailey

took keen hold, held up in rear

16/1

10th

1

6th Feb 2024

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

16:50 Taunton

Halligator

12st 0lb

J: Kai Lenihan

T: Kim Bailey

took keen hold, prominent, not fluent 2nd, soon raced in second, mistake 4th, not fluent 5 out, disputed lead 4 out

16/1

10/1

Form: 41/11- C

Last run: 531 days

W: 12st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Hat-trick in the spring of 2022, including a win here and on handicap debut when last seen in May of that year; market check needed on return from a long absence; all wins on officially good ground but handles softer.

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0

4

12th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 4

12:20 Ffos Las

Mourzouk

11st 10lb

J: Bradley Roberts

T: Tim Vaughan

took keen hold, prominent, lost position after 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

25/1

13th

1

7th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:40 Warwick

Mourzouk

12st 2lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

towards rear

10/1

Form: 36F5P-

Last run: 230 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Chasing didn't go to plan last season and was pulled up back hurdling in March; plenty to prove but still only a 5yo and now on a tempting mark if he could find somewhere near his best.

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0

4

12th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

14:52 Ffos Las

Interne De Sivola

11st 8lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jane Williams

Useful juvenile hurdler during 2021-22 season but chasing did not go to plan last term and there has been no revival since he reverted to hurdling; handles soft ground; unraced on heavy.

20/1

6th

1

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

14:38 Exeter

Interne De Sivola

12st 2lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jane Williams

visibility reduced by fog, jumped left on occasions, pressed leader, led 2nd

14/1

0

4

7th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:40 Warwick

Interne De Sivola

11st 13lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jane Williams

midfield

25/1

Form: 1114PP D

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Landed a hat-trick (for Katy Price) in May/June but has been pulled up in both starts since joining current yard.

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11

7th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:40 Warwick

Rock The House

11st 5lb

J: Thomasina Eyston

T: Ben Lund

Landed a hat-trick (for Katy Price) in May/June but has been pulled up in both starts since joining current yard.

100/1

0

2

19th Oct 2023

Good To Firm

2m 5f 82y

Class 4

14:35 Wincanton

Rock The House

11st 12lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Ben Lund

in rear

33/1

0

6

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

2m 5f 122y

Class 4

16:45 Newton Abbot

Rock The House

11st 5lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Ben Lund

always behind, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

8/1

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Payout
Exacta £829.00
Straight Forecast £510.60
Tricast £8281.50
Trifecta £14252.00

Selections

WEST COUNTRY:

Police Academy

SPOTLIGHT:

Steal My Sunshine

TOPSPEED:

Benign Dictator

D Express:

Sea Village

The Star:

Ballycamus

POSTDATA:

Halifax

Telegraph:

Mourzouk

Daily Mirror:

Police Academy

The Sun:

Police Academy

Daily Record:

Police Academy

RP RATINGS:

Steal My Sunshine

Daily Mail:

Steal My Sunshine

The Times:

Benign Dictator

The Guardian:

Benign Dictator