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12:30 Market Rasen

Good To Soft

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  • 2m 0f 125y
  • Class 4
  • 14 runners
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Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £1.84
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 181-F2 D BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Dual bumper scorer last term; jumped awkwardly and eventually fell on debut over hurdles but managed to get round and finish second at Ludlow (2m, good to soft) since; has the best chance on form.

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7th

10

17th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 3

17:00 Cheltenham

Norman Fletcher

11st 2lb

J: James Turner

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

midfield, not fluent and dropped to rear 3rd

12/1

12th

17

10th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 1

15:15 Newbury

Norman Fletcher

11st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Acts on heavy ground; proving a consistent novice hurdler, having produced form figures of 2112 in completed starts this season; now goes into deeper waters but his trainer has won this contest three times; could go well again.

25/1

2nd

1

30th Dec 2023

Heavy

1m 7f 144y

Class 3

12:50 Haydock

Norman Fletcher

11st 10lb

J: James Turner

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

led, set slow pace, increased tempo home turn, faced challenge 3 out, headed last, ridden run-in, kept on final 110yds, no match for winner

11/10

10/1

  • Place: £3.80

Form: 8-

Last run: 224 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Huge defeat in Wetherby bumper seven months ago can be put down to a breathing issue (made a respiratory noise); had wind surgery since and now goes in tongue-tie; in good hands and should fare better.

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2nd

15

16th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

12:30 Market Rasen

Viva Valentina

10st 11lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Huge defeat in Wetherby bumper seven months ago can be put down to a breathing issue (made a respiratory noise); had wind surgery since and now goes in tongue-tie; in good hands and should fare better.

10/1

8th

7

6th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:25 Wetherby

Viva Valentina

10st 9lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

held up in rear

4/1

11

21st Dec 2022

Soft

2m 0f 53y

Class 5

15:45 Hereford

Viva Valentina

10st 9lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

82,000euros 3yo; sixth foal; sister to a French hurdle/chase winner, half-sister to two others French jumps winners; dam second in 2m2f Listed chase, half-sister to smart jumper Bounce Back; respected stable has 16% bumper strike-rate.

8/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 352/

Last run: 602 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Placed in two of his three starts in 2021-22, runner-up at Huntingdon (2m, good; hurdles debut) latest; still unexposed and he represents last year's winning connections; interesting on return from long layoff.

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3rd

2

20th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

15:00 Market Rasen

Dr Seb

11st 7lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

held up in rear, in touch with leaders after 2nd, outpaced on turn after 3 out, soon weakened, went modest third towards finish

9/4

3rd

6

16th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

12:30 Market Rasen

Dr Seb

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Placed in two of his three starts in 2021-22, runner-up at Huntingdon (2m, good; hurdles debut) latest; still unexposed and he represents last year's winning connections; interesting on return from long layoff.

6/1

2nd

3

24th Mar 2022

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

13:00 Huntingdon

Dr Seb

11st 6lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Olly Murphy

Clear promise in two bumpers 102 days apart, albeit a beaten favourite on debut and failing to improve at Wetherby last month; now goes hurdling and should do better at some point; one of two runners for Olly Murphy.

11/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Absent since his modest effort (well-held sixth) in point bumper in March 2022; the betting can guide.

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5th

3

7th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 1y

Class 5

15:45 Fakenham

Ronaldoreturns

11st 10lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: James Owen

not fluent 1st, prominent

14/1

5th

1

22nd Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:55 Kempton

Ronaldoreturns

12st 0lb

J: Mr Alex Chadwick

T: James Owen

took keen hold, held up in rear

5/1

4th

4

(4)

4th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

16:25 Lingfield (AW)

Ronaldoreturns

9st 4lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: James Owen

Hint of ability on hurdle debut in November but no show since and hard to recommend on Flat debut for new yard; hood/tongue-tie added.

50/1

Form: 5-1 D

Last run: 183 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Henderson 4yo who had two bumper outings in the spring, driven clear to win at Worcester (2m, good) latest; has strengthened up considerably since, according to Stable Tour comment; major contender.

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7th

4

7th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

19:42 Southwell

Fierce Warrior

12st 0lb

J: James Bowen

T: Nicky Henderson

Beaten 20l when penalised in a Plumpton novice two months but the ground was soft and he won there the time before on good to soft (2m4f), while conditions were good for his bumper win; competitive mark.

7/2

5th

2

11th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 4

14:00 Plumpton

Fierce Warrior

11st 7lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

held up in rear, some headway 5th

9/2

1st

6

18th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 4

13:40 Plumpton

Fierce Warrior

11st 4lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

led narrowly

11/4

Form: 898

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Unlucky on final attempt in Irish points; well beaten in three rules starts, however, and may be more interesting in handicaps shortly.

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7th

2

26th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

16:25 Perth

Bitsnbuckles

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Came from off the pace to win nicely on handicap debut at Huntingdon (2m3f, good to soft); went up 9lb but never looked happy on the heavy ground at Fontwell and can put a line through that.

8/1

7th

1

14th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

16:20 Fontwell

Bitsnbuckles

12st 0lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

Revealed in a new light on his handicap debut at Huntingdon (2m3f, good to soft) last month, starting favourite in 11-runner conditionals' race and coming from the rear to go ahead on run-in, as the first two drew 10l clear; 9lb higher today but may well have more to give.

9/4

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Ordinary but consistent Flat handicapper; sole win came over 1m6f in July; has limited potential and may need further than 2m over hurdles.

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2nd

2

(5)

25th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 5f 66y

Class 6

20:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Daaris

9st 7lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Kevin Frost

Sole win in 21 starts came over 1m6f on turf, but he has finished runner-up in both starts since returned to the AW and looked unlucky not to win when beaten a neck over 2m here a fortnight ago; up another 1lb but still a major player.

15/8

2nd

2

(4)

11th Apr 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Daaris

9st 11lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Kevin Frost

in rear but in touch with leaders, dropped to last after 6f, headway from 4f out

7/4

2nd

4

(7)

16th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Daaris

9st 9lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Kevin Frost

in rear

4/1

Form: 50-

Last run: 285 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Comfortably held in two bumpers last season; however, he's bred to do much better, being from a family that has served his stable well; may take a major step forward now switched to hurdles.

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4th

13

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

13:57 Market Rasen

Rumoursareflying

11st 6lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Pam Sly

Second at Southwell (heavy) and Fakenham (good) on last two outings; all starts over about 2m but this longer trip is worth a go and he has strong each-way claims at the least.

5/2

2nd

5

15th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

13:10 Fakenham

Rumoursareflying

11st 6lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Pam Sly

Blue Bresil gelding who arrives on the up over hurdles, posting an excellent second of nine in 2m Southwell novice last month; he's well in the mix.

2/1

2nd

10

18th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

16:00 Southwell

Rumoursareflying

11st 5lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Pam Sly

Family has done very well for connections; modest form on first four starts but latest was a lot better when fourth of 14 in maiden at Huntingdon (2m, good to soft) last month, held when making a mess of the last flight but keeping on; 100-1 that day but one of the top two on form in this.

3/1

Form: 80-

Last run: 285 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Related to numerous winners (Flat/jumps) but brings poor claims on form, having been soundly beaten in two bumpers last winter.

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5th

4

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:53 Uttoxeter

Geordie Night

11st 8lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Nick Kent

Not a bad first run in handicap company at Market Rasen (2m2f) without suggesting he's that well treated; today's much longer trip will need to bring him.

10/1

7th

7

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 140y

Class 5

15:54 Market Rasen

Geordie Night

11st 4lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Nick Kent

Has shaped quite well in novice /maiden hurdles at about 2m; interesting up in trip on handicap debut.

13/2

Form: 6P-

Last run: 268 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Flat winner in June 2022 but not in anything like the same form since, including in two hurdles runs last winter; something to prove.

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8th

2

(3)

21st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Benjamin Bear

9st 12lb

J: Millie Wonnacott

T: Alan King

1m2f winner on fast turf; placed once from six AW starts; handy mark but he's hard to fancy based on his last few starts across both codes.

12/1

10th

1

16th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

12:30 Market Rasen

Benjamin Bear

11st 4lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Flat winner in June 2022 but not in anything like the same form since, including in two hurdles runs last winter; something to prove.

20/1

10th

4

(11)

23rd Sep 2023

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Benjamin Bear

10st 0lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Alan King

slowly into stride, raced in last

12/1

Form: 6-

Last run: 478 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Runner-up in Irish point in May 2021; absent since well held over hurdles at Perth (2m4f; rules debut) in July 2022; best watched.

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4th

2

23rd Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

11:57 Market Rasen

Cormackstown Road

11st 4lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Justin Landy

Runner-up in Irish point in May 2021 but well beaten on both rules outings, in July 2022 and last Thursday.

100/1

11th

4

16th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

12:30 Market Rasen

Cormackstown Road

11st 4lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Justin Landy

Runner-up in Irish point in May 2021; absent since well held over hurdles at Perth (2m4f; rules debut) in July 2022; best watched.

33/1

Form: 7P-

Last run: 264 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Showed some promise in the first of his two starts last winter; had wind surgery since the last one and now goes in tongue-tie; nicely bred and looks open to improvement this term; possibilities.

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12th

12

16th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

12:30 Market Rasen

Ranging Bear

11st 4lb

J: James Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Showed some promise in the first of his two starts last winter; had wind surgery since the last one and now goes in tongue-tie; nicely bred and looks open to improvement this term; possibilities.

16/1

10

25th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

13:22 Chepstow

Ranging Bear

11st 9lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Out of an unraced half-sister to smart jumper Emily Gray; safely held when seventh of 17 on debut at Wetherby (2m, soft) last month but significant positives can be drawn from that performance and he has very obvious scope for improvement.

9/2

7th

13

26th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:10 Wetherby

Ranging Bear

11st 2lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Olly Murphy

in touch with leaders, wandered on approach 1st

4/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Not compelling judged on Irish points form, for all that he showed signs of improvement last time; joined new yard for just £4,000.

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14

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:50 Southwell

Clarehill

10st 2lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Olly Williams

Struggled (albeit on soft ground) when 33-1 for handicap debut over C&D five weeks ago and is effectively 8lb higher today, from out of the handicap.

66/1

6

18th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:00 Southwell

Clarehill

10st 5lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Olly Williams

Modest point form in Ireland; soundly beaten in maiden hurdles at 2m and 2m3f but he goes handicapping off a very modest mark, even if 3lb out of the weights, so may do better.

14/1

9th

3

28th Jan 2024

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

14:00 Doncaster

Clarehill

11st 10lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Olly Williams

always behind

100/1

Form: P

Last run: 188 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Cannot be accurately assessed on his bumper effort here six months ago (lost his action, pulled up); now wears hood; market may prove best guide on this second run.

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14th

9

16th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

12:30 Market Rasen

Illico De Nuit

11st 4lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

Cannot be accurately assessed on his bumper effort here six months ago (lost his action, pulled up); now wears hood; market may prove best guide on this second run.

16/1

3

12th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

17:08 Market Rasen

Illico De Nuit

11st 2lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

32,000euros 3yo; fourth foal; half-brother to a point winner; dam placed French hurdle, half-sister to French Grade 2 chase winner Roi De Treve; stable has very good bumper strike-rate (22%); market may guide.

5/1

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Straight Forecast £415.30
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Selections

RP RATINGS:

Norman Fletcher

SPOTLIGHT:

Fierce Warrior

The Guardian:

Dr Seb

LAMBOURN:

Fierce Warrior

Telegraph:

Fierce Warrior

Daily Mail:

Fierce Warrior

Daily Record:

Fierce Warrior

POSTDATA:

Norman Fletcher

WEST COUNTRY:

Norman Fletcher

The Times:

Norman Fletcher

Daily Mirror:

Norman Fletcher

The Star:

Norman Fletcher

D Express:

Dr Seb

The Sun:

Dr Seb