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12:50 Doncaster

Good To Soft

Each Way Extra At bet365 Mares’ Handicap Hurdle (Go North Lady Buttons Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £4752.9
  • 3m 0f 84y
  • Class 4
  • 14 runners
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Each Way Extra At bet365 Mares’ Handicap Hurdle (Go North Lady Buttons Series Qualifier)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £8.00
  • Place: £2.70

Form: 366-42 BF

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Returned to form on her second start of the season when back up in trip at Market Rasen (2m7f, good to soft) last month, finishing second; could have more to offer over staying distances and she's in calculations.

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7th

8

23rd Jan 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 52y

Class 4

15:10 Newbury

Phillapa Sue

11st 8lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

held up in rear, not fluent 2nd

5/1

13/2

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 353-53 BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

She could do with settling better now up in trip but she kept on well for third at Ludlow (2m5f, good to soft) last time and, with her dam having won over 2m7f, she's open to improvement at this distance; possible player.

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1

2nd Feb 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

14:55 Southwell

Minniemum

12st 0lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Henry Daly

11-race maiden but placed in three of her four completed handicaps and about 4l clear when unseating at the final flight at Catterick (3m1f, soft) on latest outing; has also paid for that blunder with a 5lb rise, but she looks a leading contender.

7/4

0

1

11th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 5

12:45 Catterick

Minniemum

12st 0lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Henry Daly

Ten-race maiden but she's been placed in three of her four handicaps including when runner-up behind an improver at Doncaster (3m, good to soft) last month; still unexposed at staying trips and she's respected off only 1lb higher than last time.

5/1

2nd

9

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Minniemum

11st 2lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Henry Daly

She could do with settling better now up in trip but she kept on well for third at Ludlow (2m5f, good to soft) last time and, with her dam having won over 2m7f, she's open to improvement at this distance; possible player.

13/2

14/1

  • Place: £4.30

Form: 1-3136

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten at Worcester in June and same story at Taunton last month when back from a break; however, this 5yo remains lightly raced and looked one to follow when winning on her handicap debut at Fontwell (2m5f, good) in May; there's some stamina in her pedigree and she could bounce back.

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3rd

5

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Pure Theatre

11st 12lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Anthony Honeyball

Soundly beaten at Worcester in June and same story at Taunton last month when back from a break; however, this 5yo remains lightly raced and looked one to follow when winning on her handicap debut at Fontwell (2m5f, good) in May; there's some stamina in her pedigree and she could bounce back.

14/1

6th

4

16th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

16:05 Taunton

Pure Theatre

11st 13lb

J: Jack Martin

T: Anthony Honeyball

Dual winner on good ground in spring, latterly on handicap debut at Fontwell (2m5f); signed off with a lesser effort in June but should cope if there's rain about here and is not yet fully exposed.

10/1

Form: 04P-7P

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Her mark continues to fall and it's possible she'll stage a revival when back on good ground, but she's been pulled up/tailed off on her last three starts and has plenty to prove; wears first-time cheekpieces.

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5th

7

10th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

14:35 Doncaster

Malina Jamila

10st 13lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

prominent

10/1

4th

11

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Malina Jamila

11st 1lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

prominent on outer, led 4 out, headed before 2 out, no extra approaching last

20/1

Form: 5-7632 BF

Last run: 24 days

W: 12st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

No match for the winner on her two runs this autumn (2m4f/2m3f, heavy/soft) but she's kept on nicely to finish placed and is worth another go at this trip; versatile ground-wise; on the shortlist in first-time cheekpieces.

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5th

1

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Bon Retour

12st 2lb

J: Mr Paddy Barlow

T: Mark Walford

No match for the winner on her two runs this autumn (2m4f/2m3f, heavy/soft) but she's kept on nicely to finish placed and is worth another go at this trip; versatile ground-wise; on the shortlist in first-time cheekpieces.

6/1

2nd

6

22nd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

Class 4

12:55 Warwick

Bon Retour

11st 6lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

Won two handicaps for Nicky Richards, the latest in September 2022 off 4lb higher; there's a reason for her reduced mark but the signs were more encouraging at Carlisle last month when keeping on for third behind last week's Cheltenham runner-up White Rhino; trip/ground fine.

3/1

Form: 03-162

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

She's 2lb out of the handicap and was no match for the easy winner at Kelso (2m5f, good to soft) last time; however, she won over 2m7f at Hexham (good to soft) in May and is an each-way possible now back up in trip.

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6th

15

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

September Daisy

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: N W Alexander

She's 2lb out of the handicap and was no match for the easy winner at Kelso (2m5f, good to soft) last time; however, she won over 2m7f at Hexham (good to soft) in May and is an each-way possible now back up in trip.

8/1

2nd

8

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

15:25 Kelso

September Daisy

10st 11lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

led early, headed but prominent 1st

8/1

Form: 5P076- D

Last run: 245 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

9yo who was regressive last season and reappears with something to prove, but she's dropped to a dangerous mark and her yard is in fine form.

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1st

2

2nd Feb 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

14:55 Southwell

Tequila Blaze

12st 0lb

J: Mr Tom Broughton

T: Fergal O’Brien

Pulled up in April 2022 and has not fired in her seven races since; has had just the one attempt this term but it's hard to say when of if she will emerge from under her cloud.

10/1

7th

7

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Tequila Blaze

11st 10lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

9yo who was regressive last season and reappears with something to prove, but she's dropped to a dangerous mark and her yard is in fine form.

12/1

6th

1

15th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

14:35 Chepstow

Tequila Blaze

12st 0lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

held up in rear

16/1

Form: P37336

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 6lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Posted two fair thirds this autumn (2m7f/3m, good to soft/good) but needs something extra today and she was only sixth at Hereford last time.

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8th

14

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Sheila Nash

10st 6lb

J: Oscar Palmer

T: Richard Phillips

Posted two fair thirds this autumn (2m7f/3m, good to soft/good) but needs something extra today and she was only sixth at Hereford last time.

16/1

6th

9

21st Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Sheila Nash

10st 9lb

J: Oscar Palmer

T: Richard Phillips

Two wins over hurdles at Worcester for previous yard; 0-5 for current stable but ran respectably in C&D event (good) most recently, finishing third, and remains on a workable mark; one to consider.

7/1

3rd

10

6th Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 5

12:50 Hereford

Sheila Nash

11st 0lb

J: Oscar Palmer

T: Richard Phillips

Won back-to-back 2m7f handicaps at Worcester last year when good ground seemed to suit her; only third there on good to soft last time and conditions could be similar here.

12/1

Form: 1-P5P5 D

Last run: 47 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Out of form in May/June and she wasn't back to her best when fifth at Huntingdon in October, but at least that was a step back in the right direction and she's now 1lb lower than when winning at Wetherby (3m, good to soft) in April; not ruled out.

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4th

2

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:00 Sedgefield

Dillarchie

11st 12lb

J: Alice Stevens

T: Joanne Foster

raced in second, dropped to rear and cajoled along 3rd, soon rallied and chased clear leader, jumped left and bumped rival 4th

7/2

1st

5

7th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:40 Sedgefield

Dillarchie

11st 5lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Joanne Foster

Just 1-14 over hurdles and not one to rely upon but seemed to respond well to first-time cheekpieces when clear second at Catterick (3m1f, soft) last month and has good claims here if the headgear continues to aid.

13/2

2nd

10

11th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

15:05 Catterick

Dillarchie

10st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Joanne Foster

prominent, led after 3 out, pushed along before 2 out

14/1

12/1

Form: 142-96 CD

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Won easily over C&D (good to soft) in January and went close at Carlisle (3m1f, good to soft) in April; soundly beaten sixth on last month's return to action at Musselburgh (3m, good to soft) but kept on nicely and that sharp track may not have played to her strengths; interesting now back here.

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4th

14

28th Jan 2024

Good

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

15:05 Doncaster

Aazza

10st 13lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

Won easily over C&D (good to soft) last January and went close at Carlisle (3m1f, good to soft) in April, both under Dylan Johnston; not so good in her three starts since, particularly when back over C&D (10-1) six weeks ago on latest, but she needs a second look.

10/1

10th

8

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Aazza

11st 7lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Won easily over C&D (good to soft) in January and went close at Carlisle (3m1f, good to soft) in April; soundly beaten sixth on last month's return to action at Musselburgh (3m, good to soft) but kept on nicely and that sharp track may not have played to her strengths; interesting now back here.

12/1

6th

6

8th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 4

12:35 Musselburgh

Aazza

10st 12lb

J: Ciaran O’Shea

T: Rose Dobbin

Merely mid-division at Hexham (2m7f, good to soft) in May when last seen but before that she was a close second at Carlisle (3m1f, good to soft); goes well fresh and not ruled out on return to action.

12/1

Form: 7-1842 BF

Last run: 96 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Won at Market Rasen (2m4f, good) in May and went very close at Perth (3m, soft) in September last time out; she's inconsistent and this race is more competitive but she's not discounted.

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11th

10

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Headscarf Lil

11st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Nicky Richards

Won at Market Rasen (2m4f, good) in May and went very close at Perth (3m, soft) in September last time out; she's inconsistent and this race is more competitive but she's not discounted.

11/2

Form: PP-686 D

Last run: 141 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Has dropped to a mark 2lb lower than when winning at Ayr in February but this 10yo has struggled to get competitive since; major turnaround needed.

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3rd

6

7th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:40 Sedgefield

On We Go

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Gillian Boanas

Did very well after joining Gillian Boanas in spring 2022, winning four of her first seven starts for the stable, but she's been out of form for a while now and needs to turn a corner.

20/1

0

4

2nd Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 100y

Class 5

13:15 Ayr

On We Go

11st 11lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Gillian Boanas

Stays well and likes it here with her record at the track reading 17121; 5lb lower than when successful at this venue (3m, soft) last February, but her performances in the meantime leave plenty to be desired.

16/1

12th

12

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

On We Go

10st 13lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Gillian Boanas

led, headed 4 out, soon weakened

50/1

OUR TIP

Form: 12-144

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Unraced beyond 2m5f and well beaten at Hexham last month; however, she may have needed that first run since June and this 5yo was progressive earlier in the year; not discounted.

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0

3

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Our Laura B

11st 13lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Ben Haslam

Unraced beyond 2m5f and well beaten at Hexham last month; however, she may have needed that first run since June and this 5yo was progressive earlier in the year; not discounted.

10/1

4th

1

22nd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

13:20 Hexham

Our Laura B

12st 0lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Ben Haslam

Won two mares' handicap hurdles over Newcastle's 2m4f (on good and on heavy) earlier in the year, the latter easily when 10lb lower; handicapper may have caught up when last seen here in May (2m4f, good) and not sure this drop in trip is ideal.

5/2

Form: 581- D

Last run: 306 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Comfortably won a three-runner mares' novice at Catterick (3m1f, good) in February when upped in trip on her final run for Patrick Neville; she's unexposed and Brian Hughes remains on board for this stable debut, but the handicapper hasn't taken any chances with her opening mark.

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1st

3

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:45 Ayr

Not Staying Long

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: R Mike Smith

Sole success came at Catterick (3m1f, good) last February; ran respectably returned to that C&D (soft) on latest outing; has something to prove on forecast heavy ground and first visit to Ayr.

7/1

3rd

5

2nd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

15:35 Catterick

Not Staying Long

10st 9lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: R Mike Smith

led, headed approaching last, soon weakened

14/1

4th

2

6th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Not Staying Long

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: R Mike Smith

Won three-runner novice for Patrick Neville at Catterick (3m1f, good) last February but was well-beaten 66-1 shot on seasonal/stable/handicap debut at Doncaster (3m, good to soft) last month; drops back in trip today; recent 4lb drop not enough to tempt.

14/1

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Payout
Exacta £724.00
Straight Forecast £605.70
Tricast £6345.30
Trifecta £10073.00

Selections

WEST COUNTRY:

Phillapa Sue

RP RATINGS:

Bon Retour

The Star:

Minniemum

SPOTLIGHT:

Aazza

TOPSPEED:

On We Go

The Times:

Phillapa Sue

Daily Mail:

Phillapa Sue

D Express:

Phillapa Sue

Daily Mirror:

Phillapa Sue

The Sun:

Phillapa Sue

Daily Record:

Phillapa Sue

POSTDATA:

Bon Retour

Telegraph:

Bon Retour

The Guardian:

Bon Retour