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Get The Favourite Pullout Every Day Handicap Hurdle

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  • 2m 0f 190y
  • Class 4
  • 12 runners
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Get The Favourite Pullout Every Day Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £15.00
  • Place: £3.60

Form: 22-150 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Won over C&D (good to soft) in February and added to tally at Hexham (2m4f, good to soft) in May; effective on heavy ground but didn't run well last month, after a break, and needs that outing to have done her good.

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12th

4

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Moonlight Glory

11st 12lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

Six-time hurdle winner; posted career-best performance when scoring at Sedgefield (2m1f, soft) in January and will be fine over today's longer trip but was unable to land any sort of blow in another of these series finals at Musselburgh (2m) last week.

33/1

9th

3

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

17:05 Musselburgh

Moonlight Glory

11st 8lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

Six-time hurdle winner from 2m to 2m4f, latterly at Sedgefield in January (soft) off just 3lb lower; heavy ground perhaps not ideal on her penultimate run and then fell mid-race last time; has a big run in her.

25/1

2

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 91y

Class 4

13:58 Ayr

Moonlight Glory

11st 10lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

Not at her best on testing ground at Catterick last time (1m7f) but two sound runs before that, winning over 2m1f at Sedgefield (soft) and finishing runner-up over 2m4f, also at Sedgefield (good to soft); a possible.

8/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: P/303-

Last run: 298 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Unexposed 5yo who left inauspicious British debut a long way behind when placed in Southwell maiden (2m4f, good) for the Muir and Grassick stable in January; not seen again since and encounters different trip/ground on today's stable/handicap debut (still with same owner) but probably still has potential.

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5th

14

4th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

15:00 Musselburgh

Imaginary Dragon

10st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Sandy Thomson

Lightly raced 6yo; just two runs for this yard, when second on handicap debut at Newcastle (2m1f, good to soft) and hammering his seven rivals when upped to 3m at Kelso (soft); 7lb rise may underestimate what he did last time and he is open to further improvement.

10/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 4173-7 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Did well in early part of this year, collecting wins at Sedgefield (2m1f, soft) and Doncaster (2m, good); made low-key seasonal debut last month and is untested on heavy ground but current mark ought to be workable.

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5th

6

26th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

14:45 Sedgefield

Ravenscar

10st 11lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Soft-ground C&D winner just over a year ago and added to her tally at Doncaster (2m, good) last March; not firing on all cylinders this season, though, and needs a good boost from the first-time cheekpieces today.

14/1

6th

4

10th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

14:35 Doncaster

Ravenscar

11st 8lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

towards rear

7/1

3rd

3

17th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:00 Southwell

Ravenscar

11st 3lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Philip Kirby

Two hurdle wins at about 2m1f this year (soft and good ground), lifting her level at Doncaster in March; had some relatively quiet runs since but looked on the way back at Newcastle recently, is on winning mark and Harry Cobden up for the first time; yard won this in 2020.

7/2

OUR TIP

Form: 21- D

Last run: 453 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Built upon promising rules debut when keeping on strongly to win Cartmel maiden hurdle (2m1f, good) in summer 2022; could easily have more to offer at some stage but makes handicap debut on much slower ground and after a 453-day absence.

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11th

4

5th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

15:32 Carlisle

Grand Soufle

11st 2lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

led narrowly or disputed lead

15/2

4th

1

23rd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

14:25 Newcastle

Grand Soufle

12st 0lb

J: Leah Noreci

T: James Moffatt

Built upon promising rules debut when keeping on strongly to win Cartmel maiden hurdle (2m1f, good) in summer 2022; could easily have more to offer at some stage but makes handicap debut on much slower ground and after a 453-day absence.

7/1

1st

1

27th Aug 2022

Good

2m 1f 46y

Class 4

14:50 Cartmel

Grand Soufle

11st 4lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

disputed lead, steadied before 1st, led clearly 3 out, pushed along approaching last, ridden and went clear run-in, kept on strongly

13/2

Form: 056762 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

No longer as good as he was but seemed to respond well to first-tme cheekpieces when creditable second at Carlisle (2m1f, heavy) last month and has obvious claims here if the headgear continues to have a positive effect.

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5th

1

1st Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 5

13:20 Catterick

Vocal Duke

12st 0lb

J: Leah Noreci

T: James Moffatt

Last win was off 6lb higher at Cartmel in June 2022 (2m1f, soft); inconsistent form this term, but chance on his second to a subsequent winner at Carlisle in October (2m1f, heavy) when wearing cheekpieces for the first time (retained).

9/2

5th

6

23rd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

14:25 Newcastle

Vocal Duke

11st 10lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

No longer as good as he was but seemed to respond well to first-tme cheekpieces when creditable second at Carlisle (2m1f, heavy) last month and has obvious claims here if the headgear continues to have a positive effect.

4/1

2nd

1

19th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 1f 33y

Class 5

16:10 Carlisle

Vocal Duke

12st 0lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

prominent

16/1

Form: 27121- D

Last run: 220 days

W: 11st 6lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Ended last season in good form, winning at Uttoxeter (2m, soft) and Kelso (2m2f, good); still quite lightly raced for her age and ought to cope pretty well with today's ground; a possible if fully tuned up.

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1st

1

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

16:30 Kelso

Atlantic Dancer

12st 0lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

10lb higher than for last year's win in this race but went in again over C&D in December when much too good for a subsequent winner; latest Ayr third also respectable and returning here has to be a bonus.

9/2

3rd

5

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:08 Ayr

Atlantic Dancer

11st 5lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Won a novice handicap over C&D in 2022 (soft); has since won three more races over hurdles, the last two mares' handicaps over 2m2f at Kelso; went up 8lb for latest win (December); others look better treated.

8/1

3rd

3

30th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

16:10 Newcastle

Atlantic Dancer

11st 9lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Has won three of her last five and powered clear to beat Ip Up by 10l at Kelso (2m2f, heavy; fine on good to soft and good) last time out; an 8lb rise seems justified.

7/4

Form: 871-P8 C

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Left clear to win by 11l on handicap debut here (2m4f, heavy) in April but last month's seasonal/chase debut was very disappointing and he also struggled when back over hurdles 12 days ago.

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8th

9

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

18:10 Musselburgh

Lincoln Burrows

10st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Micky Hammond

Won by 2l over 2m6f in the new cheekpieces at Newcastle (heavy) in January but needs to bounce back from a poor run over 3m1f in February and being 5lb wrong is no help.

14/1

7th

7

27th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

16:50 Catterick

Lincoln Burrows

10st 12lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

towards rear, struggling from 3 out, no impression

4/1

Form: P5P686 CD

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Six-time hurdle winner (once over C&D on heavy ground) but not firing on all cylinders for new stable this season; 1lb out the weights here; needs a good boost from the refitted cheekpieces; 1lb wrong.

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8th

13

23rd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

14:25 Newcastle

Frightened Rabbit

10st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Lisa Harrison

Six-time hurdle winner (once over C&D on heavy ground) but not firing on all cylinders for new stable this season; 1lb out the weights here; needs a good boost from the refitted cheekpieces; 1lb wrong.

14/1

6th

11

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 1f 33y

Class 4

13:55 Carlisle

Frightened Rabbit

10st 8lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Lisa Harrison

led narrowly, headed 3 out, lost second 2 out, soon weakened, tired before last

16/1

8th

12

26th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 8y

Class 5

17:05 Carlisle

Frightened Rabbit

10st 11lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Lisa Harrison

Course winner in 2022 but his more recent form is far less encouraging, beating only one at Kelso (2m) 18 days ago; this veteran is hard to make a case for.

33/1

Form: 26118- D BF

Last run: 243 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner last season (2m4f-2m5f, good-soft) but not seen since a below-par run in March and not sure to be suited by today's trip-and-ground combination.

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0

8

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Coral Blue

10st 12lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Daragh Bourke

Won three times last season (2m4f/2m5f, soft-good) and he's also scored over C&D; however, his campaign concluded with a below-par run at Kelso and he's been well beaten on both starts this term; needs to bounce back.

20/1

5th

3

20th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 5f 91y

Class 4

14:10 Ayr

Coral Blue

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Daragh Bourke

Last season ended with a below-par run at Kelso in March and there was no return to form on last month's reappearance at Newcastle; however, he may have needed that latest outing and won three times last season; no surprise if he gets back on track with Brian Hughes back on board (1-1 record).

8/1

9th

4

23rd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

14:25 Newcastle

Coral Blue

11st 11lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Daragh Bourke

Three-time winner last season (2m4f-2m5f, good-soft) but not seen since a below-par run in March and not sure to be suited by today's trip-and-ground combination.

9/1

Form: U064-7 D

Last run: 191 days

W: 10st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Has some useful Irish form on his CV but was badly out of form in Britain last season and has been absent since 38l defeat over C&D in May.

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6th

4

7th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 5

15:40 Sedgefield

Dakota Moirette

11st 10lb

J: John Kington

T: Andrew Crook

Regressive veteran with very modest 1-45 career strike-rate; stuck to his task pretty well when second at Catterick (1m7f, soft) six weeks ago and is another 2lb lower here but still makes only limited appeal; swaps cheekpieces for refitted blinkers.

15/2

Form: 8P1 D

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Displayed improvement to make virtually all in Sedgefield maiden (2m1f, good) last month, his third start over hurdles, and has since followed up on the Flat; evidently in prime form but it's very hard to tell how well he'll cope with today's forecast heavy ground.

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5th

14

(15)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:30 Lingfield (AW)

Its A Love Thing

9st 4lb

J: James Ryan

T: Sam England

Won on the AW (1m3f Kempton) and over hurdles since joining this yard; recent seconds over 1m4f and 1m, coming from well behind over the shorter trip last time; drawn wide but otherwise has plenty in his favour.

6/1

2nd

6

(6)

13th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Its A Love Thing

9st 6lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Sam England

steadied start, held up in rear, still plenty to do 3f out, headway into midfield over 1f out, went fourth against near rail inside final furlong, kept on and went second inside final 110yds, nearest finish

5/1

Form: 5-763P

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Placed at Kilbeggan (2m, good) on last of three hurdling starts in Ireland in the summer but was pulled up on last month's stable/handicap debut at Carlisle (2m1f, heavy) and is difficult to enthuse over after that.

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0

10

23rd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

14:25 Newcastle

Liberty Flame

11st 4lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Placed at Kilbeggan (2m, good) on last of three hurdling starts in Ireland in the summer but was pulled up on last month's stable/handicap debut at Carlisle (2m1f, heavy) and is difficult to enthuse over after that.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta £945.00
Straight Forecast £793.60
Tricast £5903.50
Trifecta £6709.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Vocal Duke

Telegraph:

Imaginary Dragon

The Guardian:

Grand Soufle

Daily Mirror:

Atlantic Dancer

The Times:

Very Excellent

RP RATINGS:

Vocal Duke

POSTDATA:

Vocal Duke

Daily Mail:

Vocal Duke

D Express:

Vocal Duke

The Sun:

Vocal Duke

The Star:

Vocal Duke

Daily Record:

Vocal Duke