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13:15 Catterick

Good To Soft

Support The Injured Jockeys Fund Novices’ Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £3696.7
  • 2m 3f 51y
  • Class 5
  • 14 runners
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Support The Injured Jockeys Fund Novices’ Handicap Chase

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.50
  • Place: £2.60

Form: 56919- D BF

Last run: 221 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Won a 2m3f Carlisle novice handicap hurdle in March (soft) but he came in only ninth in similar company at Kelso (2m7f, good); still early days and returning to softer ground may help on chase debut.

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0

6

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 28y

Class 4

13:37 Sedgefield

Coniston Clouds

11st 0lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

in touch with leaders, bad mistake and fell 12th

15/8

1st

4

24th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Coniston Clouds

11st 11lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Won a 2m3f Carlisle novice handicap hurdle in March (soft) but he came in only ninth in similar company at Kelso (2m7f, good); still early days and returning to softer ground may help on chase debut.

8/1

16/1

  • Place: £6.60

Form: 9750-P

Last run: 52 days

W: 10st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Unplaced all eight hurdling starts and was pulled up on chase debut latest; now goes in cheekpieces.

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2nd

5

2nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:35 Catterick

Kings Justice

10st 11lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Sam Allwood

Respectable form in novice handicaps over C&D (good to soft) since wearing cheekpieces, finishing second in November then going one better (held on narrowly) in December; remains unexposed over fences and holds strong claims in the retained headgear.

2/1

1st

11

19th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:30 Catterick

Kings Justice

10st 6lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Sam Allwood

Modest hurdler; improved on chase debut when runner-up over C&D in first-time cheekpieces (retained) last time with two of today's rivals in third and fourth; could go well.

11/2

2nd

14

24th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Kings Justice

10st 4lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Sam Allwood

Unplaced all eight hurdling starts and was pulled up on chase debut latest; now goes in cheekpieces.

16/1

20/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 240-40

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Second to one completing a five-timer in a Huntingdon handicap hurdle in February (2m4f, good) when with Warren Greatrex; very quiet on stable debut last month and not easily fancied now sent chasing.

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4th

5

19th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:30 Catterick

Titanium Bullet

11st 9lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Joanne Foster

Seven-race maiden over hurdles at up to 2m7f for Warren Greatrex; subsequently sold for £32,000; good third over C&D on chase debut last month (good to soft) on second run for new yard; improvement likely; one with a chance.

5/1

3rd

5

24th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Titanium Bullet

11st 8lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Joanne Foster

Second to one completing a five-timer in a Huntingdon handicap hurdle in February (2m4f, good) when with Warren Greatrex; very quiet on stable debut last month and not easily fancied now sent chasing.

20/1

Form: P70

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Poor pointer and a novice hurdler; has low mileage ahead of chase debut but others preferred.

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3rd

9

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

15:00 Catterick

Empty Nest

11st 7lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Improvement when fourth on chase/handicap debut over C&D (good to soft) in November and took another step forward when staying on for close third over C&D (good to soft) last time; every chance this unexposed 6yo will continue to progress and he could play a leading role in a first-time tongue-tie.

5/1

3rd

8

19th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:30 Catterick

Empty Nest

11st 3lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Improved on modest hurdles form when fourth over C&D on chase debut here last time (good to soft; 1.25l behind third-placed Titanium Bullet); a possible.

7/1

Form: 55-253

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

0-8 over hurdles but he did win a point and ran okay when beaten 10l on his chase debut (1m7f, heavy); less taxing conditions here are probably in his favour.

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2nd

5

5th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 110y

Class 5

16:07 Carlisle

Five Dollar Fine

11st 9lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Ann Hamilton

bumped rival start

8/1

4th

7

17th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 207y

Class 4

12:25 Carlisle

Five Dollar Fine

10st 8lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Ann Hamilton

Point winner; 0-10 under rules but hasn't fared badly in his two chase attempts (1m7f/2m3f) and some improvement is possible off this reduced mark; could go well off bottom weight.

6/1

5th

1

24th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Five Dollar Fine

12st 0lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Ann Hamilton

0-8 over hurdles but he did win a point and ran okay when beaten 10l on his chase debut (1m7f, heavy); less taxing conditions here are probably in his favour.

4/1

Form: -452U6

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

0-21; threatened over hurdles more than once but didn't show a great deal on chase debut when behind Take Centre Stage.

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6th

10

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Fathers Advice

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: R Mike Smith

took keen hold, prominent

8/1

10

30th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

14:25 Newcastle

Fathers Advice

11st 0lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: R Mike Smith

Now 0-23 after weakening tamely to be a remote third over 2m4f at Ayr when tried in cheekpieces; soft ground was no excuse on that occasion; others have more going for them.

12/1

Form: 27-227

Last run: 141 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Winning hurdler; two seconds over fences (went close off this mark in the first) and probably failed to stay 3m last time; couldn't rule out.

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2nd

1

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

16:20 Musselburgh

Limerick Leader

12st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Now 8lb lower than when going close at Newcastle (2m4f, good) last May and he's also effective on soft ground; however, his subsequent form hasn't come up to scratch and a revival is needed in a chance of headgear.

16/1

Form: 509P-7

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced but pulled up in his previous handicaps over hurdles and beat one home back in a maiden last time; 11lb out of the weights for chase debut.

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3rd

8

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

16:20 Musselburgh

Halfway House Lad

10st 3lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Maurice Barnes

Displayed little on first eight starts but his staying-on fourth at Catterick (1m7f, soft) a fortnight ago was encouraging, and he could benefit from this step back up in trip; chance if building on that last run.

10/1

4th

6

2nd Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 145y

Class 5

14:35 Catterick

Halfway House Lad

10st 4lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Maurice Barnes

Continues to achieve little, most recently a remote second of two finishers at Newcastle having jumped with no fluency; drops back in class but holds very weak form claims.

25/1

2nd

4

6th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 75y

Class 3

12:30 Newcastle

Halfway House Lad

10st 5lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Maurice Barnes

didn't jump with fluency, raced in last, soon tailed off, left in remote second 2 out

100/1

Form: 7-5531 D

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Both wins at Sedgefield, latterly on his chase debut when leading late on (2m3f, good); Brian Hughes rides again off 2lb higher and has obvious claims.

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5th

7

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 5f 28y

Class 5

14:24 Sedgefield

Royle Steel

11st 3lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

Led close home to win here (2m3f, good) off today's mark in October and put a lesser run behind him when keeping on for respectable fourth here (2m3f, soft) last month; not one to rely upon, though, and would appeal more on better ground.

6/1

4th

3

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 5

14:37 Sedgefield

Royle Steel

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

held up in rear

8/1

9th

10

24th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Royle Steel

11st 1lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

Both wins at Sedgefield, latterly on his chase debut when leading late on (2m3f, good); Brian Hughes rides again off 2lb higher and has obvious claims.

7/2

Form: 69074-

Last run: 224 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Predictably struggled in a maiden hurdle last time in April (first-time tongue-tie) but had shown little in handicaps prior to that; chase debut.

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1st

4

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

15:30 Sedgefield

Monaghan Boy

10st 9lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

in rear but in touch with leaders, headway after 12th

2/1

2nd

7

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

16:35 Market Rasen

Monaghan Boy

10st 10lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

held up in rear, headway on outer 4 out

9/2

2nd

11

11th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 1f 54y

Class 5

13:20 Catterick

Monaghan Boy

10st 4lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

0-13 and poor form in the main, but he stayed on for a fair second behind a well-handicapped winner at Hexham (2m4f, heavy) last month on his second chase start and could have more to offer now back up in trip; chance.

12/1

Form: 427-8P

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

In good form last winter with win/placed efforts in 2m6f/3m handicap hurdles; last three races haven't gone so well, the latest on chase debut at Huntingdon.

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2nd

7

13th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 20y

Class 5

16:30 Ayr

Heritier De Sivola

10st 5lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Launched chasing career with three disappointing runs towards end of last year (2m3f-2m4f) and comes here with quite a bit to prove but he's now dangerously well handicapped on some of his hurdling form, and today's move back up in trip will suit; sports first-time cheekpieces; needs close attention in the betting.

9/1

5th

4

28th Dec 2023

Good

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

12:30 Catterick

Heritier De Sivola

11st 1lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

in rear throughout, weakened after 11th

11/2

11th

6

24th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Heritier De Sivola

11st 4lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

In good form last winter with win/placed efforts in 2m6f/3m handicap hurdles; last three races haven't gone so well, the latest on chase debut at Huntingdon.

14/1

Form: 8/0-0

Last run: 202 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

No worthwhile form in three novice hurdles but he won an Irish point in March and he's one to keep an eye on in the betting now sent into handicaps on chase debut.

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5

13th Dec 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 41y

Class 5

13:45 Hexham

One For Dan

10st 13lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Point winner who is lightly raced and is one to watch in the betting on his second run back from a break; however, he was well beaten at 28-1 at Catterick (2m3f, good to soft) last time on his chase and handicap debut, and needs to leave that performance well behind.

16/1

12th

7

24th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

One For Dan

11st 4lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

No worthwhile form in three novice hurdles but he won an Irish point in March and he's one to keep an eye on in the betting now sent into handicaps on chase debut.

16/1

6

18th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 20y

Class 5

17:06 Perth

One For Dan

10st 13lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Russell Ross

Soundly beaten in his three hurdle runs, including at Hexham (2m, good to soft) 12 days ago, but he was an easy winner of an Irish point in March; looks a possible back up in trip on his handicap/chase debut and he needs watching in market.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 512U1P D

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Won twice over fences this year for a different yard; suffered early interference before later pulled up on his debut for this one; could put a line through that but good ground would be preferred.

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3

1st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

14:55 Musselburgh

Marajman

11st 7lb

J: Daire Davis

T: R Mike Smith

prominent, mistake and lost position 8th, not fluent and dropped to rear 9th, struggling from 10th

20/1

7th

6

18th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 4

13:55 Musselburgh

Marajman

10st 12lb

J: Derek Fox

T: R Mike Smith

Two chase wins for previous yard in 2023 (about 2m4f, good; has won on heavy) but right out of luck for new yard in November; best watched for now.

25/1

13th

3

24th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Marajman

11st 13lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: R Mike Smith

Won twice over fences this year for a different yard; suffered early interference before later pulled up on his debut for this one; could put a line through that but good ground would be preferred.

25/1

Form: 424-87

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Maiden with a Flat background; well beaten on recent chase debut but he was placed off a higher hurdle mark and cheekpieces could bring him on.

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11

24th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Morandi Second

10st 13lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Patrick Neville

Maiden with a Flat background; well beaten on recent chase debut but he was placed off a higher hurdle mark and cheekpieces could bring him on.

10/1

7th

5

9th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 5

14:10 Sedgefield

Morandi Second

11st 5lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Patrick Neville

in touch with leaders, jumped slightly right 7th

9/1

8th

2

11th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:40 Perth

Morandi Second

11st 13lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Patrick Neville

Ex-French; some fair runs over hurdles, notably when runner-up in similar event over 2m (good) at Doncaster in January; interesting on first try at 2m4f.

4/1

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Tricast £7278.70
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Take Centre Stage

Telegraph:

Royle Steel

RP RATINGS:

Limerick Leader

The Star:

Five Dollar Fine

The Sun:

Royle Steel

Daily Record:

Royle Steel

POSTDATA:

Limerick Leader

The Times:

Take Centre Stage

The Guardian:

Take Centre Stage

Daily Mail:

Take Centre Stage

D Express:

Take Centre Stage

Daily Mirror:

Take Centre Stage