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14:52 Ffos Las

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At The Races App Market Movers Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4224.8
  • 1m 7f 182y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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At The Races App Market Movers Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.20
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 6149-5 D

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Belatedly open account in Huntingdon maiden (2m, soft) in March but ended last season with two lesser efforts and also disappointed when upped to 2m5f for last month's reappearance run; needs to get back on track.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

4

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 70y

Class 3

14:50 Stratford

Milldam

11st 6lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Comes here in good form having won two of his last three races, both on testing ground, the latest at Catterick last month (1m7f, heavy); up 3lb in a better race but should go well again.

3/1

1st

3

12th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 156y

Class 3

15:30 Catterick

Milldam

11st 10lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

in touch with leaders, not fluent 1st, headway before 4th, soon led but pestered

4/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 41-285 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner who was second on hurdling debut at Uttoxeter (2m, good) in May; soundly beaten on both outings this autumn (2m3f/2m4f) but remains open to improvement in handicaps and ought to cope fairly well with today's ground.

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4th

1

16th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 83y

Class 5

15:05 Ffos Las

Out Of Focus

12st 0lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Evan Williams

Bumper winner who made the frame in handicap hurdles off marginally higher marks; bred to make a chaser and it was a respectable first attempt at Hereford (soft) when shaping as though 2m was too sharp now; respected.

7/2

4th

1

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 8y

Class 5

14:30 Hereford

Out Of Focus

12st 0lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Evan Williams

Bumper winner who made the frame in handicaps over hurdles off marginally higher marks; bred to make a chaser and conditions won't faze him.

9/2

8th

5

27th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 5

14:20 Catterick

Out Of Focus

11st 10lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Evan Williams

Made the frame in first three handicaps, most recently when third at Chepstow (2m3f, heavy) last month; probably still on a workable mark and won't mind if the ground dries out here; likely contender.

3/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 133-33 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Just 1-15 over hurdles but is versatile regarding ground and gave a good account when placed off today's mark at Sedgefield (2m1f, soft) last month; could have a say.

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3rd

9

12th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

14:52 Ffos Las

Port Or Starboard

11st 2lb

J: Robert Williams

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Just 1-15 over hurdles but is versatile regarding ground and gave a good account when placed off today's mark at Sedgefield (2m1f, soft) last month; could have a say.

4/1

3rd

4

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

12:15 Sedgefield

Port Or Starboard

11st 11lb

J: Robert Williams

T: Bernard Llewellyn

in touch with leaders, disputed lead 2 out, challenging when ridden last, weakened run-in

11/4

2nd

8

(9)

18th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 1f 24y

Class 6

17:45 Bath

Port Or Starboard

9st 7lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Won over hurdles at Exeter (2m2f, dead-heat) in March and he has plenty of form on the Flat including over 1m6f here last spring; hard to rule out a good run back from a break but he's 1-24 under both codes and others are more persuasive.

6/1

OUR TIP

Form: 2-2252 CD

Last run: 29 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Three-time C&D winner (once on heavy); looked as good as ever when second of 13 at Kempton (2m, good) last month and is sure to be suited by the return to this track; respected.

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3rd

2

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:30 Fontwell

John Betjeman

11st 13lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Mark Gillard

All three wins have come at Ffos Las (2m); placed at Wincanton on Boxing Day, and again at Huntingdon (2m, good) last time, without necessarily looking poised to take advantage of a continually easing mark.

16/1

3rd

6

1st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

15:55 Huntingdon

John Betjeman

11st 10lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Mark Gillard

Fair third at Wincanton (1m7f, good to soft) on Boxing Day and now 6lb lower but he's been soundly beaten on his three runs since.

25/1

7th

9

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

15:10 Taunton

John Betjeman

11st 7lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Mark Gillard

Thoroughly exposed 8yo with a modest strike-rate and well down the pecking order here.

25/1

Form: /14-21 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Looked unlucky not to make winning seasonal/handicap debut at Carlisle (2m1f, soft) in October but dug deep to gain compensation at Uttoxeter (2m, heavy) last month; only 1lb higher here and still has significant scope for further improvement; major player.

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3rd

2

20th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 1f 77y

Class 4

14:15 Bangor-on-Dee

Grain dOudairies

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

took keen hold, led, not fluent 5th, headed 2 out, not fluent last, weakened run-in

11/8

1st

1

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 4

16:29 Market Rasen

Grain dOudairies

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

made virtually all, led overall after 2nd

3/1

Form: U62-0P

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Ended last season with creditable second in Hereford maiden (2m3f, good to soft; wore tongue-tie/blinkers) but soundly beaten in two 2m handicaps last month (no headgear for either) and now has questions to answer.

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10th

3

4th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

12:58 Hereford

Maxs Champ

11st 12lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Samuel Drinkwater

Second in a C&D maiden (good to soft; wore tongue-tie/blinkers) but nowhere in three handicaps since then when without any headgear (as is the case today); questions to answer.

25/1

6th

6

12th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

14:52 Ffos Las

Maxs Champ

11st 7lb

J: James Bowen

T: Samuel Drinkwater

Ended last season with creditable second in Hereford maiden (2m3f, good to soft; wore tongue-tie/blinkers) but soundly beaten in two 2m handicaps last month (no headgear for either) and now has questions to answer.

20/1

0

4

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

14:38 Exeter

Maxs Champ

11st 11lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Samuel Drinkwater

visibility reduced by fog, in rear, lost touch 4th, pulled up back straight

16/1

Form: 3-

Last run: 373 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Placed on two of his four hurdling starts in France; seemed to run quite well when fourth in maiden point on last month's stable debut but is a hard horse to weigh up here; market may guide.

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0

8

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Ileny Royale

11st 12lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Placed on two of four hurdling starts in France; seemed to run quite well when fourth in maiden point on British debut in November but was well beaten when 100-1 for Ffos Las handicap hurdle (2m, heavy) last month.

33/1

7th

5

12th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

14:52 Ffos Las

Ileny Royale

11st 7lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Placed on two of his four hurdling starts in France; seemed to run quite well when fourth in maiden point on last month's stable debut but is a hard horse to weigh up here; market may guide.

20/1

Form: 114/43 C

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

11-time hurdle winner on good/good to soft ground; back from long absence with two decent efforts this autumn (3m/2m7f) but today's ground is likely to be slower than he prefers and it's a long time since he ran well over 2m.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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1st

6

4th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

16:45 Southwell

Uno Mas

11st 3lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Christian Williams

11-time hurdle winner (albeit not since 2011); well beaten on all four outings this year but is sliding down the weights and may yet stage a revival; worth keeping an eye on in the betting.

14/1

5th

13

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 198y

Class 4

16:25 Taunton

Uno Mas

10st 10lb

J: Ellis Collier

T: Christian Williams

Stout stayer whose latest winning run was in 2021; few signs of life since back from absence in October and no better for the return to a staying trip at Huntingdon recently; could be a reviver at some stage though.

14/1

Form: 5P6-50 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Formerly a useful hurdler/chaser in Ireland but has plummeted down the weights and been very disappointing for new stable this year; sports refitted tongue-tie and cheekpieces today; needs to stop the rot.

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9th

10

12th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

14:52 Ffos Las

Tiger Voice

10st 9lb

J: Jordan Williams

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Formerly a useful hurdler/chaser in Ireland but has plummeted down the weights and been very disappointing for new stable this year; sports refitted tongue-tie and cheekpieces today; needs to stop the rot.

40/1

13th

1

16th Nov 2023

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

12:40 Taunton

Tiger Voice

12st 0lb

J: Ellis Collier

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Formerly a useful hurdler/chaser in Ireland but plummeted down the weights and was very disappointing for new stable in first half of this year; needs to have been revitalised by six-month break.

16/1

5th

3

22nd May 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:50 Ffos Las

Tiger Voice

11st 5lb

J: Robert Williams

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Formerly useful for Henry de Bromhead in Ireland but in poor form over fences/hurdles for new stable this year; needs to stop the rot.

25/1

Form: F5P-P6 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Useful juvenile hurdler during 2021-22 season but chasing did not go to plan last term and there has been no revival since he reverted to hurdling; handles soft ground; unraced on heavy.

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0

4

12th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

14:52 Ffos Las

Interne De Sivola

11st 8lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jane Williams

Useful juvenile hurdler during 2021-22 season but chasing did not go to plan last term and there has been no revival since he reverted to hurdling; handles soft ground; unraced on heavy.

20/1

6th

1

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

14:38 Exeter

Interne De Sivola

12st 2lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jane Williams

visibility reduced by fog, jumped left on occasions, pressed leader, led 2nd

14/1

0

4

7th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:40 Warwick

Interne De Sivola

11st 13lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jane Williams

midfield

25/1

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Payout
Exacta £301.00
Straight Forecast £252.60
Tricast £1149.60
Trifecta £1238.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Milldam

WEST COUNTRY:

John Betjeman

TOPSPEED:

Port Or Starboard

LAMBOURN:

Milldam

The Guardian:

John Betjeman