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Racing Specials Every Day At PlanetSportBet Handicap Hurdle

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  • 2m 3f 147y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Racing Specials Every Day At PlanetSportBet Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

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5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.00
  • Place: £1.80

Form: U32-05

Last run: 31 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Won a soft-ground maiden at Wincanton (1m7f) last January but he's 0-10 since and was a remote fifth back at Wincanton (2m5f) on his return last month; may have needed that run and now drops back in trip but others are more convincing.

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3rd

6

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 4

13:30 Wincanton

Great Ocean

11st 7lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Neil Mulholland

Won a soft-ground maiden here in 2022 and a handicap at Hereford (2m3f, good; under Joe Anderson) last November; heavy ground may have been too much here on penultimate start but he also needs to perform better than at Market Rasen last time.

16/1

6th

3

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 2f 140y

Class 4

15:32 Market Rasen

Great Ocean

11st 9lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Neil Mulholland

Won at Hereford (2m3f, good) last month and heavy ground may have been too much at Wincanton a fortnight ago; effective on soft; not ruled out.

9/1

8th

7

12th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 3

14:45 Wincanton

Great Ocean

11st 2lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Neil Mulholland

disputed lead, lost position but in touch with leaders from 2nd

4/1

11/4

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 15-922

Last run: 60 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Nine-time Flat winner who is 3-11 over hurdles and was a creditable second back in this sphere at Market Rasen (2m2f, good) in September; ideally suited by good or quicker ground and he should go well again after a short break.

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9th

8

(6)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

16:10 Bath

Man Of The Sea

9st 7lb

J: Tommie Jakes

T: Neil Mulholland

Winner of 11 races, albeit one came over hurdles and eight came on the Flat on Jersey; off four months and others make greater appeal.

8/1

5th

5

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

14:38 Wincanton

Man Of The Sea

11st 7lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Neil Mulholland

Prolific winner in Jersey (mainly on the Flat) who has finished second on his last three hurdling starts, most recently at Hereford (2m3f, good) last month; more exposed than some of these, though, and today's slower ground may not be ideal.

5/1

2nd

5

29th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

12:50 Hereford

Man Of The Sea

11st 10lb

J: Dylan Whelan

T: Neil Mulholland

Nine-time Flat winner who is 3-11 over hurdles and was a creditable second back in this sphere at Market Rasen (2m2f, good) in September; ideally suited by good or quicker ground and he should go well again after a short break.

11/4

10/1

  • Place: £5.30

Form: 756P-8

Last run: 124 days

W: 10st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Won at Bath (11.6f, good to soft) in September but he's been well below form in last two Flat runs and has form figures of 55756P8 in this sphere; looks opposable back over hurdles.

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11th

13

(3)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

16:10 Bath

Silver Atom

8st 13lb

J: Amy Hunt

T: Archie Watson

1-20 with his win coming from 1lb lower in an amateur riders' event over C&D last September; has run with credit in four of his five starts over hurdles since November and is considered.

8/1

4th

10

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

15:00 Hereford

Silver Atom

10st 10lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Came from further back than principals Another Lord and Rocky Hill when fourth here a month ago and there's probably a race in him off this mark; this softer ground might not be ideal.

13/2

4th

9

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

16:02 Hereford

Silver Atom

10st 11lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Didn't get home at Leicester (2m4f, soft) in January but made the frame over C&D (good/good to soft) on consecutive outings beforehand and has each-way claims if the ground dries out for him.

8/1

Form: 622-54

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Two hurdle wins (1m7f/2m) last season and he returned from a break with a staying-on fourth of 17 at Warwick (2m, soft) three weeks ago; well behind the first two in that race but he should benefit from that run and is not ruled out on this step back up in trip.

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5th

4

8th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 149y

Class 3

15:38 Wincanton

Force De Frap

10st 13lb

J: James Best

T: Emma-Jane Bishop

didn't always jump with fluency, held up in last

7/2

2nd

3

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 213y

Class 4

15:50 Stratford

Force De Frap

11st 6lb

J: James Best

T: Emma-Jane Bishop

held up in rear

5/2

1st

3

7th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 212y

Class 4

15:50 Ludlow

Force De Frap

11st 10lb

J: James Best

T: Emma-Jane Bishop

Placed in French chases in 2020 and back over fences for first time since when scoring easily by 15l from off the pace at Bangor (2m1f, heavy) in December; 10lb higher in a better race here but highly respected given his dominance last time.

9/4

Form: 6-7P5P

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Ran respectably when 40-1 fifth at Plumpton (2m4f, good) in September but he's an inconsistent maiden and was pulled up at Stratford next time; 3lb out of the weights here and others are more convincing.

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11

2nd Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

13:55 Southwell

She Has Notions

10st 4lb

J: Harry Atkins

T: Martin Keighley

Hasn't had a lot of chances but he was well beaten on his recent chase debut over 2m at Hereford and no real reason to expect improvement for the return to 2m4f.

25/1

5th

12

15th Jan 2024

Good

2m 0f 8y

Class 5

15:07 Hereford

She Has Notions

10st 2lb

J: Harry Atkins

T: Martin Keighley

One of his better efforts when beaten about 13l in a handicap hurdle here most recently when partnered by Harry Atkins; however, he's inconsistent and this is his first time over fences.

33/1

5th

11

29th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

12:50 Hereford

She Has Notions

10st 2lb

J: Harry Atkins

T: Martin Keighley

Ran respectably when 40-1 fifth at Plumpton (2m4f, good) in September but he's an inconsistent maiden and was pulled up at Stratford next time; 3lb out of the weights here and others are more convincing.

10/1

Form: 327-20

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Picked up silver medals in two of his five hurdle runs but his form has been up and down so far and he was last of 11 in an Aintree maiden (2m4f, good to soft) last month; still has potential and now switches to a handicap but he needs to kick on again to defy this mark.

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7

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 4

17:00 Hereford

Iron DEx

10st 11lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Perked up for cheekpieces on two visits here in February (2m3f/2m5f; soft) and didn't get home over 2m7f at Bangor after racing freely; capable of bouncing back.

8/1

3

23rd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 32y

Class 5

16:15 Bangor-on-Dee

Iron DEx

12st 0lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Placed on four of his eight hurdling starts, most recently when second at Hereford (2m3f, soft) in first-time cheekpieces last month; didn't run badly when upped to 2m5f there 11 days later and has possibilities here if suited by this even longer trip.

11/2

5th

6

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 163y

Class 5

16:40 Hereford

Iron DEx

11st 8lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Ran well from the front when second in first-time cheekpieces here (2m3f, soft) 11 days ago and has now been placed on four of his seven hurdling starts; moves up in trip today; no surprise if he makes another bold bid.

6/1

Form: 42U3-7

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Went close on her hurdling debut at Wincanton (1m7f, good) last November but she's had only three runs since and has been well held in a novice and handicap in last two starts; still very lightly raced but she needs to get back on track at this new trip; cheekpieces added.

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7th

2

29th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

12:50 Hereford

Passionate Pursuit

11st 13lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Went close on her hurdling debut at Wincanton (1m7f, good) last November but she's had only three runs since and has been well held in a novice and handicap in last two starts; still very lightly raced but she needs to get back on track at this new trip; cheekpieces added.

9/1

7th

8

26th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

17:41 Ludlow

Passionate Pursuit

11st 5lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Unexposed mare who went close in Wincanton maiden (1m7f, good) on hurdling debut last November and was running a big race before coming to grief over that C&D on Boxing Day; didn't fire on latest outing in February but probably still has potential.

12/1

14

25th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 118y

Class 1

14:40 Newbury

Passionate Pursuit

11st 2lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Unlucky at Wincanton on Boxing Day (going best when unseating rider two out) but was only a modest third on latest start, which isn't ideal going into this warmer race; now 0-5.

20/1

Form: 855569

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Shock winner at Uttoxeter (2m, good) last summer but this year's form off lowly marks is very uninspiring and he's 10lb out of the weights.

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7th

9

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 49y

Class 5

12:32 Fontwell

African Sun

10st 2lb

J: Harriet Tucker

T: Joanne Thomason-Murphy

always behind

25/1

8th

12

29th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

12:50 Hereford

African Sun

10st 2lb

J: Harriet Tucker

T: Joanne Thomason-Murphy

Shock winner at Uttoxeter (2m, good) last summer but this year's form off lowly marks is very uninspiring and he's 10lb out of the weights.

33/1

Form: 8455

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Nine-race maiden under both codes; has shown some ability in this sphere but he was tailed off at Sedgefield on his recent return and is a long way out of the weights for this handicap hurdle debut.

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9th

13

29th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

12:50 Hereford

Angels Voice

10st 2lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Nine-race maiden under both codes; has shown some ability in this sphere but he was tailed off at Sedgefield on his recent return and is a long way out of the weights for this handicap hurdle debut.

14/1

5th

2

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

12:50 Sedgefield

Angels Voice

11st 0lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Five-race maiden on the Flat for Ed Dunlop who showed some ability over hurdles when fourth of 11 at Stratford (2m, good) in July, but well beaten at Uttoxeter (2m, good) a fortnight later; looks more one for modest handicaps.

25/1

5th

1

30th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

14:00 Uttoxeter

Angels Voice

11st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

prominent, ridden before 3 out, soon weakened

20/1

Form: 538

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Lowly rated Flat maiden who has been well held at massive prices in three hurdle runs for new yard this autumn; now makes his handicap hurdle debut but he needs a transformation; cheekpieces back on.

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7

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 8y

Class 5

14:30 Hereford

Book Of Verse

10st 2lb

J: James Best

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

Modest on the Flat and over hurdles; went off at 50-1 for recent chase debut here and ran accordingly; cheekpieces return.

50/1

5th

8

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 8y

Class 5

15:10 Hereford

Book Of Verse

10st 3lb

J: Miss Jess Stewart

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

Modest on the Flat and over hurdles and he's 0-19 across both codes; needs to improve for the switch to fences if he's to win this.

33/1

9th

8

1st Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

16:30 Ffos Las

Book Of Verse

10st 13lb

J: Miss Jess Stewart

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

prominent, raced wide and lost ground quickly after 5th, weakened and lost touch before 3 out, tailed off

33/1

Form: 4123/0

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Won Downpatrick maiden (2m5f, good) for Paul Nolan in summer 2020 but he returned from a mammoth absence in a Warwick handicap (2m, soft; 100-1) three weeks ago and was tailed off on that stable debut; others preferred.

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4

8th Feb 2024

Good

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

16:00 Huntingdon

Knot On Time

11st 12lb

J: James Bowen

T: Adrian Wintle

Well handicapped on Irish form but that was in 2020; absent 1124 days before this season; soundly beaten on reappearance and off the pace when falling three out at Hereford ten weeks ago, so has a fair bit to prove.

25/1

Form: 823-P7

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Placed behind good horses in two of his three qualifying races last season but he's struggled in two handicaps this autumn; still lightly raced but he needs to turn things around back up in trip.

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5th

2

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 140y

Class 5

15:54 Market Rasen

Mammies Boy

11st 13lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Off the mark on seventh run over hurdles when winning at Taunton last time (2m3f, good); now 10lb higher on forecast softer going.

9/4

1st

10

6th Feb 2024

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

16:50 Taunton

Mammies Boy

11st 3lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

midfield, not fluent 5th

14/1

0

7

29th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

12:50 Hereford

Mammies Boy

11st 6lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Placed behind good horses in two of his three qualifying races last season but he's struggled in two handicaps this autumn; still lightly raced but he needs to turn things around back up in trip.

14/1

Form: /75P9-

Last run: 240 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

No progress in her six starts (bumpers/hurdles) and she's not finished closer than 24l to a winner; now goes handicapping but she's 19lb out of weights and can only be watched.

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10

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:12 Ffos Las

Sallys Girl

10st 2lb

J: James Turner

T: Julian Smith

Has not finished closer than 22l to a winner in her nine starts including three handicaps; long way out of the weights again and can only be watched.

100/1

8th

13

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

15:00 Hereford

Sallys Girl

10st 5lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Julian Smith

Limited maiden and hard to take seriously from more than a stone out of the weights.

100/1

5th

11

17th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

14:10 Southwell

Sallys Girl

10st 5lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Julian Smith

Has shown very little and was 100-1 when pulled up on handicap debut at Hereford in November last time out.

66/1

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Straight Forecast £207.70
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Man Of The Sea

RP RATINGS:

Great Ocean

The Times:

Mammies Boy

The Star:

Passionate Pursuit

The Guardian:

Force De Frap

WEST COUNTRY:

Knot On Time

D Express:

Great Ocean

POSTDATA:

Man Of The Sea

Telegraph:

Man Of The Sea

Daily Mail:

Man Of The Sea

Daily Mirror:

Man Of The Sea

The Sun:

Man Of The Sea

Daily Record:

Man Of The Sea