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Good To Soft

CSP Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £10892
  • 2m 0f 69y
  • Class 2
  • 11 runners
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CSP Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

OUR TIP

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.50
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 12212U D

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Keeping herself busy this year and has won two novice events for which she is penalised; on the retreat when unseating in a 2m4f handicap at Worcester the final time and looks vulnerable in a race of this nature.

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3rd

1

6th Feb 2024

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 3

15:50 Taunton

Manimole

11st 12lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

led, jumped right 1st, jumped right 2nd

7/2

5th

1

21st Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 2

12:40 Lingfield

Manimole

11st 10lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Twice beaten by Ooh Betty last spring but has come on leaps and bounds since then, producing career-best RPRs in winning 2m mares' hurdles at Newbury late last year (latest a Listed race); has more on her plate here but she's a no-nonsense mare who will be up there throughout.

14/1

1st

1

2nd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 1

11:55 Newbury

Manimole

11st 3lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Splendidly tough mare who was notching her third win of a busy campaign when trouncing ten rivals in a novice over C&D (good to soft; made most of the running) three weeks ago; that was her best effort by some way and there seemed to be no fluke about it; probably again the one to beat.

7/4

20/1

  • Place: £8.80

Form: 410- D

Last run: 210 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won a Warwick bumper (good) by 2l before finishing tailed off at odds of 100-1 in the Grade 2 for mares at Aintree; others have shown a higher level of ability and there's a lot of stamina in her pedigree, so longer trips beckon.

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1st

12

28th Nov 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

14:40 Southwell

Telepathique

11st 2lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Lucy Wadham

Won a Warwick bumper (good) by 2l before tailed off at 100-1 in Grade 2 for mares at Aintree (good to soft) in April; 50-1 for novice hurdle at Newbury (2m, good to soft) 19 days ago and, despite a last-flight blunder, stayed on to take second of 11 behind a runaway winner; player.

13/8

2nd

10

9th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 2

13:50 Newbury

Telepathique

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Lucy Wadham

Won a Warwick bumper (good) by 2l before finishing tailed off at odds of 100-1 in the Grade 2 for mares at Aintree; others have shown a higher level of ability and there's a lot of stamina in her pedigree, so longer trips beckon.

20/1

17th

17

13th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Telepathique

11st 2lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Lucy Wadham

Encouraging fourth on debut at Wetherby (2m, good to soft) in February and improved to win at Warwick (2m, good) later that month; could continue to progress but others have greater substance to their form.

66/1

4/5

  • Place: £1.10

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Mixed messages as to the strength of her Irish point win (3m, good to yielding) but she was a strong favourite and won comfortably; fetched £290,000 at the sales in March; trainer was positive about her in his Stable Tour.

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1st

8

26th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

19:10 Chepstow

Break My Soul

10st 11lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Irish point winner who has been placed on all three hurdling starts, most recently when third on handicap debut at Newbury (2m3f, good to soft) last month; may not be ideally suited by today's drop back in trip but appears to have been found a very good opportunity in this modest maiden.

2/5

3rd

8

23rd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 183y

Class 3

14:10 Newbury

Break My Soul

10st 8lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Point winner who had wind surgery after finishing third on her 2m course hurdle debut in November and bettered that form when runner-up in 2m3f Warwick novice (soft) in January; unexposed now making a quick switch to handicaps; yard endured a torrid Cheltenham but had a winner at Kempton last weekend and this is its first runner since.

16/1

Form: 5214-4 D BF

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ascot bumper winner who had some of these behind when an excellent fourth behind a shorter-priced stablemate in a Grade 2 at Aintree's National meeting; her hurdling debut at Chepstow (2m3f, soft) was rather underwhelming but she's entitled to improve on that.

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2nd

3

8th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 2

15:45 Kelso

Politacus

11st 0lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

Has won mares' handicaps at Huntingdon (2m4f, soft) and Hereford (2m5f, soft) on her last two starts; up another 6lb (13lb rise in total) but of more concern is whether she will be as effective over this sharp 2m on better ground; cheekpieces now tried.

6/1

1st

1

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 4

14:57 Hereford

Politacus

12st 0lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

in touch with leaders, not fluent 3rd, steady headway 4 out, pressed leader before 2 out, led and ridden when hung left on turn before last, kept on well final 110yds

Evs

Form: 94-35

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Flat-bred filly; inferior bumper form to a few of these and she didn't jump well when tailed off on her hurdling debut at Warwick; non-runner at Chepstow on Wednesday (2.05).

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9th

4

8th May 2024

2m 3f 29y

Class 5

20:10 Fontwell

Selkirk Grace

11st 4lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Hughie Morrison

Eight-race maiden who was pulled up at Hereford last time but she looks interesting on her close call in a Taunton handicap (2m, soft) in January; has claims if she can bounce back after wind surgery and yard is in decent form; cheekpieces added.

7/1

4

14th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 5

16:00 Hereford

Selkirk Grace

11st 0lb

J: David Bass

T: Hughie Morrison

There was some promise before she went down by only a neck on her handicap debut at Taunton (2m, soft); not a given on pedigree that this longer trip will suit but she's only 4lb higher than last time and probably improving.

4/1

2nd

6

8th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

16:05 Taunton

Selkirk Grace

11st 5lb

J: David Bass

T: Hughie Morrison

Has hinted at some ability in bumper company and over hurdles, especially behind a subsequent Listed winner at Newbury (2m, good to soft) in November; expecting better at this level for the first time.

5/1

Form: 3- BF

Last run: 234 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Winning Irish point debut and then sold for £150,000; beaten 13l in a Southwell bumper (good to soft) and unlikely to be long before she steps up in distance; could still feature.

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3rd

12

2nd Dec 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

12:56 Doncaster

Sanda Rena

11st 0lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Bought for £150,000 after winning an Irish point; third in a bumper but faded to finish tailed off on her switch to hurdling at Newbury (2m, good to soft; 28-1); hard to enthuse over after that but it's still early days.

8/1

6th

7

9th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 2

13:50 Newbury

Sanda Rena

11st 0lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Winning Irish point debut and then sold for £150,000; beaten 13l in a Southwell bumper (good to soft) and unlikely to be long before she steps up in distance; could still feature.

10/1

Form: 1- D

Last run: 233 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second reported foal of an Irish 2m4f hurdle/2m5f chase winner; wasn't overly troubled to win a soft-ground junior hurdle at Market Rasen and there were winners in behind; looks useful.

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3rd

6

24th Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

19:00 Taunton

Bella Civena

11st 7lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

Junior hurdle winner on soft but the ground was heavy when well held on handicap debut at Doncaster (2m); retains potential for her respected yard.

6/1

3rd

4

2nd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

16:15 Doncaster

Bella Civena

11st 2lb

J: Alice Stevens

T: Harry Derham

Pushed out to win junior hurdle on debut last March and quickly bounced back from underwhelming seasonal reappearance when respectable fifth at Wincanton (1m7f, good to soft) on Boxing Day; open to improvement in handicaps and features prominently in calculations.

9/2

5th

1

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

12:53 Wincanton

Bella Civena

11st 7lb

J: Alice Stevens

T: Harry Derham

Created a pretty good impression when pushed-out winner of junior hurdle at Market Rasen (2m, soft) on debut in March and last month's Newbury reappearance was arguably more encouraging than eventual 47l defeat might suggest; faces fairly tough task under penalty here but still has potential.

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed but well held in two point bumpers during early 2022; off since; best watched in a race of this nature.

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10

12th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

15:50 Plumpton

Raindance Queen

11st 2lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: William de Best-Turner

Placed in two points in early 2022 and displayed a glimmer of promise in one of her four novice hurdles last season (2m-2m5f) but makes only limited appeal on this handicap debut.

33/1

13

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:33 Taunton

Raindance Queen

10st 10lb

J: Ben Jones

T: William de Best-Turner

Placed in two point bumpers in 2022 and displayed first flicker of promise under rules when midfield in Kempton novice (2m, good to soft) last month; has a lot to find with the principals, though.

100/1

7th

11

16th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:20 Kempton

Raindance Queen

11st 0lb

J: Ben Jones

T: William de Best-Turner

Placed in two point bumpers in 2022 but has struggled badly in both hurdles starts; others preferred.

200/1

Form: 3237-

Last run: 275 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Thereabouts in her first three bumpers before finishing well held in a Listed event at Market Rasen won by the exciting Dysart Enos (other good mares ahead of her); had wind surgery since; should have a future over hurdles.

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9th

11

9th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 2

13:50 Newbury

Tipperary Star

11st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

Thereabouts in her first three bumpers before finishing well held in a Listed event at Market Rasen won by the exciting Dysart Enos (other good mares ahead of her); had wind surgery since; should have a future over hurdles.

50/1

7th

7

7th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 1

15:45 Market Rasen

Tipperary Star

11st 4lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Warren Greatrex

Placed on all three starts in bumpers so far but this is stronger and she may again find a couple too good.

25/1

3rd

13

31st Dec 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

14:18 Uttoxeter

Tipperary Star

11st 4lb

J: Dylan Kitts

T: Warren Greatrex

Solid efforts in slow-ground contests, finishing third (behind subsequent winners) at Aintree then close second at Catterick; ridden by Dylan Kitts both times; appears to have a race in her; major player.

7/1

Form: 71-8 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Came from behind to win a Fakenham bumper (soft) in April; wouldn't have won on her hurdling debut at Warwick but did herself no favours when jumping badly left three out; Flat bred and others in here are way more intriguing.

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1st

8

15th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 3y

Class 5

15:45 Fakenham

Birdhouse

10st 4lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Stuart Edmunds

Soft-ground C&D bumper winner last Easter but yet to run to a comparable level over hurdles, last month's Market Rasen handicap third in debuted cheekpieces (retained) still comprising a 13l beating; mark unchanged.

7/1

3rd

8

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

14:35 Market Rasen

Birdhouse

10st 2lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Stuart Edmunds

midfield, not fluent 4th, mistake 3 out

14/1

0

9

8th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

16:05 Taunton

Birdhouse

11st 1lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Resolute winner of a soft-ground bumper at Fakenham last April; has kept a low profile in two completions over hurdles but she's on a plater's mark and is surely capable of better at this modest level.

5/1

Form: 10- C

Last run: 210 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Bought for 235,000gns after bolting up in an Irish point; no less impressive in a bumper here in March (again good ground) before pulling her way out of contention in the Grade 2 at Aintree; remains an exciting prospect; now tongue tied.

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1st

6

7th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 1y

Class 4

14:45 Fakenham

Seeyouinmydreams

11st 6lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

took keen hold and made all, soon clear, hit 6th

8/11

0

8

9th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 2

13:50 Newbury

Seeyouinmydreams

11st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

Bought for 235,000gns after bolting up in an Irish point; no less impressive in a bumper here in March (again good ground) before pulling her way out of contention in the Grade 2 at Aintree; remains an exciting prospect; now tongue tied.

4/1

15th

15

13th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Seeyouinmydreams

11st 2lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

Easy win on debut in Irish mares' maiden point (3m, good) and, following 235,000gns sale, same story when making all at Newbury (2m, good) last month; she could do with settling better now against classier opposition, but she's an exciting prospect for her top yard; could play a leading role.

4/1

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Payout
Exacta £4594.00
Straight Forecast £2953.10
Trifecta £10826.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Seeyouinmydreams

The Times:

Bella Civena

TOPSPEED:

Manimole

LAMBOURN:

Break My Soul

Telegraph:

Bella Civena

The Guardian:

Bella Civena

Daily Record:

Break My Soul

RP RATINGS:

Seeyouinmydreams

WEST COUNTRY:

Seeyouinmydreams

Daily Mail:

Seeyouinmydreams

D Express:

Seeyouinmydreams

Daily Mirror:

Seeyouinmydreams

The Star:

Seeyouinmydreams

POSTDATA:

Manimole

The Sun:

Manimole