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12:52 Ffos Las

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  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 5 runners
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Download The Racing App Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 5 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

4/9 (Won)

  • Win: £1.23
  • Place: £1.02

Form: 21-1 CD

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Point/bumper winner who created good impression over C&D (heavy) on last month's hurdling debut, winning readily by 5l; ought to be hard to beat.

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2nd

7

12th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 149y

Class 1

16:40 Aintree

The Jukebox Man

11st 8lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Still looked a work in progress when a close third in the Grade 1 Challow (2m4f, soft; hung under pressure) and he duly left that form behind in the Albert Bartlett at Cheltenham (3m, heavy), making pretty much all under a bold ride only to fluff the final flight and be collared on the line; he was essentially unlucky and a repeat performance would see him hard to beat on this flatter track.

3/1

2nd

15

15th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 213y

Class 1

14:50 Cheltenham

The Jukebox Man

11st 7lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Beaten 6l by Gidleigh Park in a bumper 12 months ago; won his next three (two hurdles) before holding his own in the Grade 1 Challow at Newbury (2m4f, soft), finishing under 2l off an idling Captain Teague and ahead of Johnnywho; still looked a work in progress there (hung for pressure) and, with a pedigree that bodes well for this race, he could easily deliver a personal best; respected.

20/1

3rd

7

30th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 118y

Class 1

15:00 Newbury

The Jukebox Man

11st 7lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Latest win (2m4f, heavy) brought up a Ffos Las hat-trick and took his record to 4-5; well down this pack on form and faces much sterner opposition than previously but his limitations are not yet exposed.

16/1

14/1

  • Place: £8.80

Form: 0/

Last run: 997 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Improved to win good-ground Irish point in spring 2021, after which he changed hands for £44,000, but this stable/hurdle debut has been a long time coming; market may point the way.

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7

23rd Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 4

16:10 Exeter

House Of Stories

11st 6lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Rebecca Curtis

Irish 3m maiden point winner who returned from a very long absence to finish second on his rules debut at Ffos Las (2m4f, heavy) in December, then won at Chepstow (2m3f, heavy) last month, when finishing behind the demoted Mad Mike (runs 2:03); open to further improvement now up in trip on handicap debut and he's one to consider.

6/1

1st

4

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

13:30 Chepstow

House Of Stories

11st 6lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Rebecca Curtis

towards rear, in touch with leaders 4th, went second 3 out, ridden 2 out, went clear with winner approaching last, carried left last, kept on run-in, briefly led inside final 110yds, just failed

4/1

OUR TIP

Form: F37-61 C

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Left low-key seasonal/hurdle debut a long way behind when keeping on strongly from off the pace to cause 25-1 surprise here (2m, heavy) last month; has a bit to find with The Jukebox Man today but is open to further progress over this longer trip; respected.

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5th

9

30th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 144y

Class 2

14:05 Haydock

Three Cliffs Bay

10st 2lb

J: James Turner

T: Evan Williams

Surprise winner of novice at Ffos Las (2m, heavy) in November on his second start over hurdles, but hasn't built on that; needs a personal best, and by some margin, from 4lb out of the handicap.

20/1

4th

6

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 11y

Class 3

13:58 Chepstow

Three Cliffs Bay

11st 3lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Evan Williams

Surprise winner at Ffos Las (2m, heavy) in November on his second start over hurdles and was then third over 2m4f under same conditions; handicap debut at Taunton was a backward step but good ground might not be for him.

10/1

7th

4

6th Feb 2024

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

14:50 Taunton

Three Cliffs Bay

11st 7lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Evan Williams

Kept on strongly from off the pace to cause 25-1 surprise at Ffos Las (2m) in November on his second start over hurdles; creditable third of five in another heavy-ground novice there (2m4f) one month later; needs better but back down in trip and may well have more to offer on handicap debut.

6/1

Form: 9

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Clear second on Irish point debut in the spring (yielding ground) but dropped out rather tamely on last month's rules debut at Kempton (2m5f, good) and needs to have made good progress since.

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4th

1

16th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:30 Ffos Las

Ghost Hunter

12st 0lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: Warren Greatrex

Runner-up in an Irish point and he's been brought along steadily over hurdles, patiently ridden when fourth of eight in 2m4f Plumpton novice last month; this son of Milan rates an interesting prospect now going into handicap company with better to come.

7/1

4th

5

11th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 4

14:00 Plumpton

Ghost Hunter

11st 0lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Warren Greatrex

held up in rear, outpaced before 3 out

33/1

Form: 6-

Last run: 247 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Made the frame in two Irish points towards end of last year but was well beaten in soft-ground course bumper won by The Jukebox Man in April and has not raced again since.

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1st

7

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

15:00 Hereford

Shillanavogy

11st 1lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: Warren Greatrex

Well beaten in his novices and dropped out tamely on his handicap debut at Wetherby (2m3f, soft); at 7-2 it would appear that better was expected of him, and he's since had wind surgery.

8/1

8th

6

25th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 5

13:50 Wetherby

Shillanavogy

11st 1lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Warren Greatrex

Three quick runs in novice hurdles last month and well beaten in each of them; however, he was third in a point and may get more competitive now in handicaps on a lowly mark; watch the betting.

4/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

The Jukebox Man

TOPSPEED:

Three Cliffs Bay

LAMBOURN:

Shillanavogy

The Sun:

Three Cliffs Bay

RP RATINGS:

The Jukebox Man

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