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Good To Soft

Maxrecycle Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £3696.7
  • 2m 7f 180y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
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Maxrecycle Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain and snow

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 22-2P5

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

1m4f Flat winner who is 0-13 over hurdles (placed six times at up to 2m4f); on a competitive mark but still has to prove he gets this trip.

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8

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

18:10 Musselburgh

Sanosuke

10st 2lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Refused to line up and was withdrawn from intended penultimate start; weakened into seventh last time at Ayr (3m, good) but he won over C&D on soft in November and a repeat of that will see him competitive.

12/1

7th

2

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:18 Ayr

Sanosuke

11st 13lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: N W Alexander

mounted in chute

13/2

7/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: F0-623 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

C&D winner (good to soft) last autumn, when 2lb lower; not far off that level of form on his last two starts, including here latest; last two wins gained when racing prominently; each-way player.

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5

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

14:30 Market Rasen

Rickety Gate

11st 9lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Slightly disappointing after racing too freely on latest outing three months ago but was placed on consecutive 3m starts at Musselburgh in November (good to soft/soft) and will be fine over today's trip; a possible

7/1

5th

3

10th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 5

12:20 Doncaster

Rickety Gate

11st 12lb

J: Mr William Hamilton

T: Nicky Richards

2m5f/3m winner on good to soft in autumn 2022; similar form when placed over 3m on last three outings, latest when second at Musselburgh six weeks ago under 5lb claimer; probably on the premises.

8/1

OUR TIP

11/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: PP-676 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Won twice over hurdles at up to 3m when trained in Ireland; well beaten in all three starts this autumn (2m-2m5f); on a handy mark and back over a more suitable trip, he'd be of interest if there is support for him.

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3rd

3

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 5

15:20 Musselburgh

Round The Buoy

11st 11lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Samuel Drinkwater

Won twice over hurdles at up to 3m when trained in Ireland; well beaten in all three starts this autumn (2m-2m5f); on a handy mark and back over a more suitable trip, he'd be of interest if there is support for him.

11/1

6th

2

31st Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 5

14:40 Chepstow

Round The Buoy

12st 0lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Samuel Drinkwater

prominent, lost position after 4 out, weakened 3 out

33/1

7th

8

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

2m 5f 122y

Class 4

16:45 Newton Abbot

Round The Buoy

10st 12lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Samuel Drinkwater

always behind, tailed off

20/1

Form: -03705

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

0-18 over hurdles (placed six times at up to 3m1f); each-way player if he is back to Uttoxeter form in July (stable debut) but hard to fancy on what he has shown since.

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7th

8

25th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 5

13:50 Wetherby

Blended Stealth

10st 4lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Lizzie Quinlan

Fair fourth at Musselburgh (3m, soft) two starts ago in cheekpieces, which go back on following a lesser run in a visor there; however, he's 0-24 and it's hard to be confident that today will be the day.

6/1

7th

8

18th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 5

12:25 Musselburgh

Blended Stealth

10st 4lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Lizzie Quinlan

Versatile type who was a respectable fourth of 11 over C&D (soft) last month but that was behind Sanosuke and her record now stands at 0-23; needs to find more in new headgear.

6/1

4th

9

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 5

15:20 Musselburgh

Blended Stealth

10st 8lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Lizzie Quinlan

0-18 over hurdles (placed six times at up to 3m1f); each-way player if he is back to Uttoxeter form in July (stable debut) but hard to fancy on what he has shown since.

10/1

Form: 543-45

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Didn't make her debut until January and is 0-7 over hurdles but her Perth third in April (3m, good to soft) suggests she can make an impact from this mark; yard has turned a corner since her reappearance and it would be no surprise if she begins to fulfil her potential.

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4th

5

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 5

15:50 Musselburgh

Theirshegoes

11st 3lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

prominent on inner

10/1

5th

8

1st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 4

15:30 Musselburgh

Theirshegoes

10st 9lb

J: Lewis Dobb

T: Sandy Thomson

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent after 5th, led 7th

10/1

Form: 28723- D BF

Last run: 246 days

W: 10st 5lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Flat (soft) and dual hurdles winner (good), at up to 2m7f; on a two-year losing spell but she was back in better form in the spring; well beaten in two Flat runs since then but has to be considered an each-way possible back in this discipline.

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6th

8

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3rd Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 6

17:25 Newcastle (AW)

Misscarlett

8st 9lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Philip Kirby

in rear on outer

66/1

Form: 513P16 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Dual soft-ground winner at 2m7f, including at Hexham on his penultimate start; well below that level back over that C&D on heavy latest; best RPRs have been recorded on slower ground than forecast but could still be an each-way player if bouncing back.

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2nd

2

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

18:10 Musselburgh

Champ Royal

11st 2lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Susan Corbett

Has won four of his six starts for this yard and never more impressive than last time at Catterick (3m, soft), for all that he beat just two rivals (the runner-up was a penalised last-time-out winner); 6lb rise asks a question but he has to enter the reckoning.

4/1

1st

3

6th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

16:15 Catterick

Champ Royal

11st 5lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Susan Corbett

Three wins from his five starts for this yard, including the last twice at Musselburgh (3m, good to soft) and over this C&D (soft); up 5lb for last time but came clear with an in-form runner-up and he's respected.

3/1

1st

4

2nd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

15:35 Catterick

Champ Royal

10st 10lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Susan Corbett

prominent, raced in second from 3rd, not fluent 2 out, soon ridden, 2 lengths down last, challenging final 110yds, stayed on and led final strides

6/1

Form: 144-75

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

2m6f winner (good; first-time cheekpieces and tongue-tie) at Kelso in February, when 5lb lower; handicapper has been in control since; first-time blinkers need to have a positive effect.

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7th

7

30th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 4

16:15 Carlisle

Shantou Moon

10st 10lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Tristan Davidson

Not at his best last time but won over 3m1f at Catterick in January (soft) and twice placed after that, beaten under 5l; brings solid form credentials.

9/1

5th

10

20th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 58y

Class 4

17:00 Haydock

Shantou Moon

10st 6lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Tristan Davidson

Won at Catterick (3m1f, soft) in January and has run well in defeat there (3m1f, soft) the last twice; also effective elsewhere; goes up in grade today but there's every chance he'll be in the shake-up.

8/1

3rd

5

27th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

16:50 Catterick

Shantou Moon

11st 2lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Tristan Davidson

held up in rear

9/4

14/1

Form: 90-658

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Well beaten in two bumpers and three hurdles at up to 2m1f; gets in here off a lowly mark for her handicap debut, stepping up to a much more suitable trip; open to improvement.

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5th

12

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 5

15:50 Musselburgh

Kurphy

10st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Iain Jardine

raced in last

25/1

0

9

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 5

12:15 Sedgefield

Kurphy

10st 8lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Iain Jardine

Achieved little so far over hurdles and needs to show a fair bit more before she's worth a bet.

20/1

Form: 54-P72

Last run: 94 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Five-time hurdle winner at up to 3m1f on good or good to soft; now 24lb lower than his most recent win, over two years ago; went close to ending that losing run at Cartmel (2m6f, good to soft) in August when last seen; has won when fresh; player.

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10th

2

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 5

15:20 Musselburgh

Native Fighter

12st 0lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

Five-time hurdle winner at up to 3m1f on good or good to soft; now 24lb lower than his most recent win, over two years ago; went close to ending that losing run at Cartmel (2m6f, good to soft) in August when last seen; has won when fresh; player.

9/2

2nd

2

28th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 6f 31y

Class 5

16:05 Cartmel

Native Fighter

11st 13lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

Has appeared to be in steady decline since his last win two years ago; both starts this season on unsuitably soft ground and may find conditions against him again but yard burst into life here on Saturday.

8/1

7th

12

22nd Jul 2023

Soft

2m 1f 46y

Class 3

14:50 Cartmel

Native Fighter

10st 5lb

J: Leah Noreci

T: James Moffatt

raced in last

33/1

Form: PP51-P

Last run: 186 days

W: 11st 8lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

All three wins have been at Sedgefield (2m4f-3m3f) on a sound surface; pulled up lame at Kelso in May; has a bit to prove on return from layoff, not least his ability from this mark.

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0

5

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 5

15:20 Musselburgh

The Blame Game

11st 8lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: James Ewart

All three wins have been at Sedgefield (2m4f-3m3f) on a sound surface; pulled up lame at Kelso in May; has a bit to prove on return from layoff, not least his ability from this mark.

12/1

3

28th May 2023

Good To Firm

3m 1f 170y

Class 4

16:05 Kelso

The Blame Game

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: James Ewart

ran in snatches, held up in rear, nudged along after 5th, pushed along after 8th

3/1

3

14th Apr 2023

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:30 Sedgefield

The Blame Game

11st 2lb

J: Edward Austin

T: James Ewart

Has gained all his three wins here, the latest over C&D (beat Thatbeatsbanagher under 1l and is now 2lb better off) in February; up 5lb; heading back in the right direction and can't be dismissed.

6/1

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Payout
Exacta £330.00
Straight Forecast £248.40
Tricast £1238.60
Trifecta £2509.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Rickety Gate

Telegraph:

Native Fighter

SPOTLIGHT:

Theirshegoes

The Star:

Sanosuke

POSTDATA:

Rickety Gate

The Times:

Rickety Gate

The Guardian:

Rickety Gate

Daily Mail:

Rickety Gate

D Express:

Rickety Gate

The Sun:

Rickety Gate

Daily Record:

Rickety Gate

Daily Mirror:

Native Fighter