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15:45 Exeter

Good To Soft

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  • 2m 5f 137y
  • Class 5
  • 15 runners
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Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.50
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 5P33-2

Last run: 16 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Five-race maiden; made a promising handicap/seasonal debut here (2m, good to soft) this month, finishing nicely for close second to Asian Spice (declared 2:38), the pair clear; could well go one better with this longer trip a likely plus.

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0

5

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Danton

11st 13lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Harry Fry

Evidently suited by step up to 2m5f when opening account at Exeter (good to soft) in November on fifth hurdle run; pulled up after losing action there last month but remains open to further improvement if all is well here.

6/1

0

6

1st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 4

13:00 Exeter

Danton

11st 8lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Harry Fry

Close second here (2m, good to soft) on seasonal/handicap debut in November and was evidently suited by the step up in trip when beating 14 rivals to open account over C&D (good to soft) later that month; open to further progress if handling today's slower ground; major player.

3/1

16/1

  • Place: £3.90

Form: 5P5-88

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Five-race maiden; beaten long way in a couple of 2m handicaps this season; new trip is a possible source of improvement and the booking of Harry Cobden is a positive; not without hope.

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2nd

3

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:12 Ffos Las

Call Me Arthur

11st 4lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Tom Lacey

Left his first two handicap runs miles behind when going close in big field at Exeter (2m5f, good to soft) in November; only 2lb higher here but he flopped when prominent in the market at Uttoxeter (2m4f, heavy) in January and has something to prove again after another break; tongue-tie added.

13/2

9th

1

27th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:18 Uttoxeter

Call Me Arthur

11st 12lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Tom Lacey

Left his first two handicap runs miles behind when going close in big field at Exeter (2m5f, good to soft) in November; 3lb higher after a short break but he went down fighting last time and could have more to offer now things have clicked; key player.

9/4

6/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 0-5443

Last run: 69 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Six-race maiden whose form has been heading in the right direction this term, most recently third at Worcester (2m4f, good; handicap debut) ten weeks ago; possibilities off same mark.

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4th

10

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 5

15:00 Exeter

Malago Rose

10st 12lb

J: James Best

T: Simon Earle

Steadily progressive maiden who was placed in first two handicaps, latterly when very close third of 15 here (2m5f, good to soft) in November; interesting to see whether this stiffer stamina test plays to her strengths.

7/1

3rd

9

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

15:45 Exeter

Malago Rose

11st 0lb

J: James Best

T: Simon Earle

Six-race maiden whose form has been heading in the right direction this term, most recently third at Worcester (2m4f, good; handicap debut) ten weeks ago; possibilities off same mark.

6/1

3rd

4

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:35 Worcester

Malago Rose

11st 5lb

J: James Best

T: Simon Earle

Improving with experience and beaten less than 10l when fourth over 2m here in July; that form has some substance and she could well be a contender back up in trip on handicap debut.

10/1

Form: 6783-5

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Modest fifth at Uttoxeter (2m4f, heavy) last weekend on seasonal debut, failing to build on her spring effort and taking record to 0-6; return to forecast better ground may help.

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5th

9

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 119y

Class 5

14:17 Hereford

Ginderella

10st 13lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

In form having finished runner-up in three of her last five appearances, latterly behind a penalised winner at Taunton (3m, soft); looks to hold a solid chance.

9/2

2nd

4

20th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

16:45 Taunton

Ginderella

11st 3lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

pressed leader

6/1

Form: 549

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Dual point winner; not particularly solid on his form in maiden hurdles and may be one for chasing in due course; however, improvement can't be totally ruled out off this opening mark.

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3rd

7

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 135y

Class 4

14:00 Fontwell

Joe Cotton

10st 4lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Jeremy Scott

prominent, went second but jumped right from 8th, lost second when weakened run-in

7/4

1st

8

25th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 48y

Class 5

14:20 Exeter

Joe Cotton

11st 1lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Jeremy Scott

Soundly beaten in first two handicap hurdles and soft ground would possibly be a negative; however, this lightly raced 6yo won two point-to-points early last year (2m4f, good to firm/good to soft) and could relish this switch to fences; interesting contender.

9/2

Form: /P53-9

Last run: 189 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Good-ground bumper winner; ran well at Chepstow (2m7f, soft) on penultimate start but poorly latest (3m2f; six months ago); may bounce back if she takes well to first-time headgear.

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1st

9

15th Jan 2024

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

14:07 Hereford

Hellfire Princess

11st 2lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Kerry Lee

0-7 over hurdles but put in a good front-running shift before weakening into sixth at Exeter (2m5f, good to soft; first-time cheekpieces) last month, after a break; can feature here if that run has brought her on.

12/1

6th

7

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

15:45 Exeter

Hellfire Princess

11st 4lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

disputed lead, led clearly before 3 out

16/1

10/1

Form: 334-50

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Hat-trick in 2022 comprised point, bumper and hurdle wins; below best in two chase outings this term, taking handicap record to 0-5, but could revive off a reduced mark back in this sphere.

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5th

11

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

17:10 Taunton

Lock Out

11st 1lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

Has not really taken to chasing this season (three attempts) and was well beaten over hurdles on penultimate start; on dangerous mark now but comes here with a lot to prove; blinkered last time; cheekpieces back on today.

14/1

4th

3

13th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

12:50 Exeter

Lock Out

11st 5lb

J: David Noonan

T: David Pipe

Hat-trick in 2022 comprised point, bumper and novice hurdle wins; ended last term on a low note and, following wind surgery, he's continued downhill this season (tried at up to near 3m); wore cheekpieces with tongue-tie on first two outings this season and now has a go in blinkers.

10/1

7th

4

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

15:45 Exeter

Lock Out

11st 8lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

Hat-trick in 2022 comprised point, bumper and hurdle wins; below best in two chase outings this term, taking handicap record to 0-5, but could revive off a reduced mark back in this sphere.

10/1

Form: P642/P

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Longstanding maiden; runner-up twice here in the 2021-22 campaign; missed last season and achieved nothing (pulled up) on reappearance; vulnerable type even if back on song.

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10

26th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

15:20 Taunton

Miss Harriett

10st 2lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Polly Gundry

Placed off lowly mark at Exeter (2m7f, good) in April 2022 but well beaten on all four appearances this season and now 0-22 over hurdles; 6lb out of the weights today; can't be recommended.

50/1

6th

9

28th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

14:20 Fontwell

Miss Harriett

10st 2lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Polly Gundry

raced wide, took keen hold, held up in rear, no impression from 4 out

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: 028P-

Last run: 259 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Ex-Claire Harris; pulled up (bled from nose) when last seen; has one standout effort under rules and doesn't look completely solid; market can guide on debut for new yard.

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6th

4

16th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 83y

Class 5

15:05 Ffos Las

Inchagoill Lady

11st 5lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Kevin Pickard

Lightly raced hurdler and, following a wind operation, she was a 13l third over 3m at Exeter on chase debut; ended up tailed off back over the same C&D last week but was running well until a late mistake and then eased; not ruled out with assured stamina an asset here.

8/1

3rd

5

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

16:45 Exeter

Inchagoill Lady

11st 0lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Kevin Pickard

Pulled up over hurdles when 100-1 for stable debut in November but, following a wind op, fared considerably better when third over C&D (soft) on last month's chasing debut; 2lb lower today and a major player if the first-time cheekpieces have any positive effect.

9/2

3rd

4

8th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

15:40 Exeter

Inchagoill Lady

11st 7lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Kevin Pickard

Achieved nothing in 2m5f handicap hurdle here on sole run this term (had wind surgery since) and remains far from solid on rules form; may improve for this switch to chasing, having shown promise in points.

20/1

Form: /454-6

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Five-race maiden; best effort last term came at this venue (form has substance); jumping lacked fluency at Plumpton (2m4f) on handicap/seasonal debut but that effort wasn't devoid of promise; interesting back here.

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4

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 48y

Class 4

14:40 Exeter

Dylans Double

10st 10lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

Seven-race maiden who looks far from solid judged on his handicap form over hurdles; however, this switch to chasing is a possible source of improvement off a reduced mark.

12/1

7th

15

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 4

13:30 Wincanton

Dylans Double

10st 5lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

Six-race maiden; jumping lacked fluency on handicap/seasonal debut at Plumpton and he pulled up at Exeter three weeks later; 5lb lower than on handicap debut but others look more solid.

16/1

Form: 40-227

Last run: 126 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Similar type to stablemate Dylan's Double, being 0-5 and possibly still open to progress; step back up to 2m5f looks a plus, judged on his Newton Abbot form (on good ground) this spring/summer; one to consider.

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4

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

17:05 Wincanton

Bala Brook

11st 7lb

J: Freddie Gingell

T: Joe Tizzard

Out of a sister to the stable's superstar Cue Card but this 6yo has stopped quickly in all three handicaps; however, there was promise in his qualifying runs and perhaps the wind op/tongue-tie factors can help him turn things around.

14/1

9th

5

1st Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

13:45 Wincanton

Bala Brook

11st 0lb

J: Mr Liam Trott

T: Joe Tizzard

Still lightly raced; shown some promise on good ground and reportedly found good to soft too slow when pulled up in his second handicap at Exeter in November; needs conditions to dry out but not without hope.

14/1

Form: 0U75-0

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Flat winner who is 0-6 over hurdles, most recently beaten a long way over 2m here; return to 2m5f may have positive effect, as he performed respectably (about 3l fifth) over C&D in April.

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7th

1

(3)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

15:17 Lingfield (AW)

Arthalot

9st 9lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Victor Dartnall

midfield

25/1

11th

11

21st Dec 2023

Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

13:25 Exeter

Arthalot

11st 0lb

J: Miss Heidi Stevens

T: Victor Dartnall

Flat winner; seven-race maiden over hurdles and has to raise his game; 20-1 when unseating early in a C&D handicap last month.

25/1

0

10

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

15:45 Exeter

Arthalot

11st 0lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Victor Dartnall

held up in rear

20/1

Form: 0/58-2

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

0-10 in Britain and is more exposed than some of these rivals; however, showed positive signs at Chepstow (2m3f, heavy; clear second) on seasonal debut and holds a fighting chance if able to build on that effort.

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8th

12

22nd Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

13:05 Uttoxeter

Portentoso

10st 6lb

J: Elizabeth Gale

T: Chris Honour

Needs to bounce back from disappointing run 26 days ago but bumped into progressive rival when clear second of 17 on last month's seasonal debut at Chepstow (2m3f, heavy; well backed), and is a major player if judged on that performance.

7/1

0

12

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

15:45 Exeter

Portentoso

10st 6lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Chris Honour

0-10 in Britain and is more exposed than some of these rivals; however, showed positive signs at Chepstow (2m3f, heavy; clear second) on seasonal debut and holds a fighting chance if able to build on that effort.

9/2

2nd

15

8th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:50 Chepstow

Portentoso

10st 2lb

J: Elizabeth Gale

T: Chris Honour

pressed leader, led 4th, increased tempo going easily before 3 out

20/1

Form: P43689

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Last success came over fences a year ago; couple of poor efforts since returned to hurdles and he has a doubt over current form; opposed.

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13

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

15:45 Exeter

No Worries

10st 3lb

J: Dylan Whelan

T: Neil Mulholland

Last success came over fences a year ago; couple of poor efforts since returned to hurdles and he has a doubt over current form; opposed.

25/1

9th

16

17th Nov 2023

Good

2m 4f 181y

Class 5

15:53 Doncaster

No Worries

10st 2lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Neil Mulholland

Failed to progress over fences after winning the first attempt; poor effort returned to hurdles six weeks ago; has a doubt over current form and others are preferred.

33/1

Form: 695-7P

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Five-race maiden who holds weak form claims; has achieved little in two handicaps this season; others preferred.

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0

14

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

15:45 Exeter

Henzo Des Boullats

10st 2lb

J: David Noonan

T: Richenda Ford

Five-race maiden who holds weak form claims; has achieved little in two handicaps this season; others preferred.

33/1

0

14

8th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:50 Chepstow

Henzo Des Boullats

10st 3lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Richenda Ford

midfield

50/1

7th

10

9th May 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:30 Ffos Las

Henzo Des Boullats

10st 3lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Richenda Ford

Massive prices and beaten a long way in three qualifying runs over 1m7f-2m2f; up in trip for this handicap debut and a leap of faith is required to support him.

33/1

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Tricast £1148.50
Trifecta £1595.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Danton

D Express:

Bala Brook

The Star:

Portentoso

Daily Record:

Bala Brook

RP RATINGS:

Danton

POSTDATA:

Danton

WEST COUNTRY:

Danton

The Times:

Danton

Telegraph:

Danton

Daily Mirror:

Danton

The Sun:

Danton