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15:50 Wincanton

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Bruton Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4224.8
  • 2m 3f 179y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Bruton Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.50
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 4661-7 D BF

Last run: 197 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Made a winning handicap debut at Plumpton (2m4f, soft; first-time tongue-tie) and didn't give his running next time off this 4lb higher mark (raced freely and made mistakes); remains of interest.

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1st

4

23rd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

Doyen For Money

11st 8lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Anthony Honeyball

Made a winning handicap debut at Plumpton (2m4f, soft; first-time tongue-tie) and didn't give his running next time off this 4lb higher mark (raced freely and made mistakes); remains of interest.

8/1

7th

2

10th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

19:15 Fontwell

Doyen For Money

11st 13lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Anthony Honeyball

Low-mileage 5yo who displayed improvement to make winning handicap debut at Plumpton (2m4f, soft; first-time tongue-tie) last month; only 4lb higher today and won't be bothered by the forecast rain; big player.

5/2

1st

7

23rd Apr 2023

Good

2m 4f 114y

Class 5

15:00 Plumpton

Doyen For Money

11st 5lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Anthony Honeyball

travelled strongly, towards rear, headway 4 out, hampered 3 out, challenging when shaken up 2 out, led last, ridden and hung left run-in, kept on well

10/1

20/1

  • Place: £11.90

Form: 98-248

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Looked as though he might be going somewhere when second at Newton Abbot and fourth at Uttoxeter, but he then ran moderately on his handicap debut; should have a squeak off this mark.

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1st

2

20th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

14:10 Taunton

Chankaya

11st 13lb

J: Cameron Iles

T: Mitchell Hunt

Came clear with an unexposed winner over 2m4f at Wincanton in November and his defeat back there the following month was on his chase debut; could go well.

5/1

6th

8

12th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:15 Wincanton

Chankaya

11st 8lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

Acts well in the mud so his handicap debut on heavy ground at Chepstow was disappointing; put the record straight when coming clear with an unexposed winner over 2m4f here 19 days ago; has gone up 6lb and this Flat-bred's ability to cope with fences has to be taken on trust on chase debut.

7/1

2nd

5

23rd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

Chankaya

11st 7lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

Looked as though he might be going somewhere when second at Newton Abbot and fourth at Uttoxeter, but he then ran moderately on his handicap debut; should have a squeak off this mark.

20/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: -42336 BF

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

14-race maiden who can be keen but has been knocking on the door over various trips and ground; should be a factor; hasn't shone in a hood previously but respected otherwise.

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2nd

7

8th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 82y

Class 5

16:38 Wincanton

Robbers Bridge

10st 11lb

J: James Best

T: Simon Earle

After his Leicester second worked out so well he was sent off a warm order over 1m7f here a month ago (heavy) and rallied bravely to gain a deserved first success; the runner-up went one better at Uttoxeter on Saturday; respected off 6lb higher and he stays this far.

11/4

1st

12

7th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

16:05 Wincanton

Robbers Bridge

10st 7lb

J: James Best

T: Simon Earle

Placed in 6-16 hurdles starts from 2m-2m5f and on a variety of ground; posted a career-best effort (RPR 82) when collared close home at Leicester (1m7f, heavy) in January; up 2lb; has form here; player.

9/4

Form: F54-2

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Improved second on his handicap debut at Chepstow (2m, good to soft) when seemingly crying out for further; solid chance.

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4th

8

23rd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

Ventara

11st 4lb

J: Freddie Gingell

T: Joe Tizzard

Improved second on his handicap debut at Chepstow (2m, good to soft) when seemingly crying out for further; solid chance.

9/2

2nd

10

31st Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 5

14:40 Chepstow

Ventara

11st 3lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

prominent, went second before 2 out, soon outpaced, disputing second run-in

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 732-51 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Second in a maiden here; got warm before finishing only fifth on his handicap debut and ran a lot better to justify favouritism at Huntingdon (2m3f, good to soft; was going away); 4lb rise should be fine.

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1st

5

25th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 10y

Class 4

15:05 Huntingdon

Jack Sprat

10st 9lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Sole win came here (2m3f, good to soft) from a prominent ride last November; has been a little inconsistent since and probably needs a couple of others to underperform if he is to defy this mark.

7/1

4th

4

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 163y

Class 5

16:40 Hereford

Jack Sprat

11st 11lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Came good with clearcut success at Huntingdon (2m3f, good to soft) in November and has remained in good form; proven on heavy ground and ought to be in the shake-up again.

8/1

4th

14

25th Jan 2024

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 4

14:35 Huntingdon

Jack Sprat

11st 6lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Jamie Snowden

Easy win here in November (almost 2m4f, good to soft); late mistakes perhaps more the issue twice since rather than a mark which keeps rising in defeat, and remains of interest.

6/1

Form: 576-

Last run: 320 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Comfortably held in three novice hurdles (2m3f-2m5f) but handicaps could see him in a much better light; market helpful.

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2nd

4

19th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

16:00 Exeter

Caeruleum

11st 2lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Robert Walford

Seven-race maiden; made pretty good start to chasing career when second over C&D (soft) in December but two very disappointing runs have followed and he now has a point to prove.

6/1

3

31st Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 5

14:25 Leicester

Caeruleum

11st 4lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Robert Walford

Six-race maiden; has started favourite in both outings since switched to fences, running well at Exeter (3m, soft) then disappointing at Wincanton (3m1f, heavy); may still do better and remains of interest.

5/2

4th

3

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 30y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

Caeruleum

11st 4lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Robert Walford

Lightly raced; signs of progress being made on his handicap debut over hurdles and duly built on that to chase home Percy Veering on his chase debut at Exeter (3m, soft); beaten 4.5l but kept the winner busy and has a 5lb pull this afternoon.

2/1

Form: 1-6F93

Last run: 32 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Jumping has been an issue but he won off just 1lb higher at Kempton earlier this year and it wasn't a bad run back there a month ago for all that he was well held; this is a lower grade as well.

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7th

1

23rd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

Sami Bear

12st 0lb

J: Freddie Gordon

T: Chris Gordon

Jumping has been an issue but he won off just 1lb higher at Kempton earlier this year and it wasn't a bad run back there a month ago for all that he was well held; this is a lower grade as well.

11/2

3rd

10

22nd Oct 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

17:15 Kempton

Sami Bear

10st 10lb

J: Freddie Gordon

T: Chris Gordon

Short-head winner over C&D (good to soft) in February off 3lb lower under his now usual rider Freddie Gordon; jumping problems have been an issue, including with jumping out markedly to his left, and they hadn't gone away when he disappointed on his recent return from a summer break; that seriously tempers enthusiasm for him.

10/1

Form: 7-4456

Last run: 45 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

0-10 for Milton Harris and going nowhere in handicaps when last seen; new trainer fits cheekpieces.

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8th

9

23rd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

Whenitrainsitpours

10st 9lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Syd Hosie

0-10 for Milton Harris and going nowhere in handicaps when last seen; new trainer fits cheekpieces.

14/1

6th

7

9th Oct 2023

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 4

16:10 Stratford

Whenitrainsitpours

10st 2lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Milton Harris

Beaten 40l+ in two handicaps in the spring (3m1f/2m5f) and inow 0-8 over hurdles; drops back in trip today; needs to have taken significant benefit from 115-day break.

14/1

5th

3

16th Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

18:45 Fontwell

Whenitrainsitpours

11st 2lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Milton Harris

Maiden; ran well in a big field at Exeter three starts ago but hasn't repeated that effort; very modest effort at Huntingdon last month and will need to leave that well behind.

8/1

Form: 12U3-9 CD

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Front-runner; dropped away on his return at Exeter but this would be more his track having won here in March off just 3lb lower.

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5th

6

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:30 Hereford

Watchoutitscookie

10st 9lb

J: Miss Ella Herbison

T: Nigel Hawke

1-15 over hurdles and was tailed off in his last run in that discipline; again well held when third on his chase debut at Exeter (2m3f, heavy) where he probably went off a bit too fast given the conditions; wouldn't be the percentage call.

6/1

3rd

10

25th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 48y

Class 5

14:20 Exeter

Watchoutitscookie

10st 7lb

J: Miss Ella Herbison

T: Nigel Hawke

6yo chasing newcomer who has won just one of his 16 starts and was tailed off over hurdles at Huntingdon (3m1f, soft) three weeks ago; however, he won at Wincanton (2m4f, good to soft) last March and was a good second at Huntingdon (3m1f, soft) last month; not discounted.

14/1

4th

7

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

16:15 Huntingdon

Watchoutitscookie

10st 8lb

J: Miss Ella Herbison

T: Nigel Hawke

Just 1-14 over hurdles but looked suited by the step up in trip and ran well from the front when second over C&D (soft) last month; obvious contender if in similar form again.

11/2

20/1

Form: 595-P7

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Precious little to crow about thus far but cheekpieces are fitted for handicap debut and entitled to show more.

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7th

12

15th Jan 2024

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 5

15:37 Hereford

Starvidov

10st 5lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Jeremy Scott

Lightly raced; only 11-2 for his second run in a handicap at Exeter (2m2f, soft) but was beaten 22l in the end; stamina to prove over this far and he's 5lb out of the weights.

20/1

5th

14

13th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 2f 111y

Class 5

14:20 Exeter

Starvidov

10st 2lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Jeremy Scott

Tongue tied on last two starts and cheekpieces were fitted for handicap debut on latest (possibly stretched by 2m4f, on soft) but he still has not made a significant impact; 3lb out of the handicap.

33/1

Form: P0758-

Last run: 210 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Has not finished closer than 16l to a winner over hurdles and he's 7lb out of the weights.

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4th

12

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

14:00 Wincanton

Sans Of Gold

10st 2lb

J: Angus Cheleda

T: Jimmy Frost

midfield

40/1

7th

14

21st Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 48y

Class 5

15:55 Exeter

Sans Of Gold

10st 2lb

J: Angus Cheleda

T: Jimmy Frost

Has not finished closer than 16l to a winner in his nine runs over hurdles and he's 8lb out of the weights on this chase debut; no appeal.

50/1

9/2

Form: 24

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Flat winner in France on very soft; second on his hurdle debut at Fontwell (good) when in this headgear combination and blinkers were tried when a weakener at Sedgefield (2m1f, soft); this longer trip shouldn't be a problem for this 3yo who gets the allowances; 3lb out of the handicap.

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8th

5

(8)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 5

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Makanao

9st 7lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: David Pipe

Runner-up in a juvenile hurdle at Fontwell (2m1f, good) on his British debut in October but he's been disappointing in two hurdle runs since; bit to prove back from a short break but he won over 12.5f on the Flat in France and needs watching in the market back in this sphere.

14/1

12th

15

23rd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

Makanao

10st 2lb

J: David Noonan

T: David Pipe

Flat winner in France on very soft; second on his hurdle debut at Fontwell (good) when in this headgear combination and blinkers were tried when a weakener at Sedgefield (2m1f, soft); this longer trip shouldn't be a problem for this 3yo who gets the allowances; 3lb out of the handicap.

9/2

Form: 0P750-

Last run: 216 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Poor form in five runs for previous connections and sold on for just £2,000.

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0

11

23rd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

Blue Anchor

10st 8lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Richard Hawker

Poor form in five runs for previous connections and sold on for just £2,000.

50/1

18th

12

21st Apr 2023

Good

2m 2f 111y

Class 5

17:35 Exeter

Blue Anchor

11st 0lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

Couldn't get remotely excited by her form to date (hooded last twice) but this is her handicap debut so is entitled to show more.

14/1

5th

2

9th Mar 2023

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

14:05 Wincanton

Blue Anchor

11st 0lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Philip Hobbs

held up in rear

66/1

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Payout
Exacta £4444.00
Straight Forecast £3357.90
Tricast £30752.70
Trifecta £18606.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Ventara

POSTDATA:

Jack Sprat

SPOTLIGHT:

Makanao

WEST COUNTRY:

Doyen For Money

Daily Mirror:

Makanao

The Times:

Ventara

The Guardian:

Ventara

D Express:

Ventara

The Sun:

Ventara

The Star:

Ventara

LAMBOURN:

Jack Sprat

Telegraph:

Jack Sprat

Daily Mail:

Jack Sprat

Daily Record:

Jack Sprat