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14:05 Haydock

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Betfred Supports Jack Berry House Handicap Hurdle (Challenger Two Mile Hurdle Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £13202.5
  • 1m 7f 144y
  • Class 3
  • 6 runners
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Betfred Supports Jack Berry House Handicap Hurdle (Challenger Two Mile Hurdle Series Qualifier)

Runners: 6 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.70
  • Place: £3.90

Form: 275-72 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Tends to race too freely but, having bowled along in a clear lead for most of the race, rallied well once headed and went down fighting at Musselburgh (1m7f, soft) last month; only 1lb higher here; could be dangerous if allowed much rope.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

4

12th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 156y

Class 3

15:30 Catterick

The Churchill Lad

11st 10lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Rebecca Menzies

took keen hold, led, raced in second after 2nd

5/1

3rd

3

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 3

14:50 Kelso

The Churchill Lad

11st 7lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Rebecca Menzies

Front-runner who returned to form when going very close at Musselburgh (1m7f, soft) in November, then went one better at Haydock (1m7f, heavy); he did it nicely last time and a 5lb rise may not prevent a follow-up.

2/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: /0F35/ D BF

Last run: 652 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 122

Form & Verdict

Triple hurdle winner (once over C&D) who is very versatile regarding ground; not seen in this sphere since March 2022 but looked as good as ever when returning from long layoff with Flat win in October and his current mark is workable.

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Verdict Starting price

2nd

2

23rd Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 144y

Class 3

14:05 Haydock

Goobinator

11st 12lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

chased clear leader, ridden after 3 out, kept on

7/1

1st

1

(4)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 13y

Class 4

14:17 Catterick

Goobinator

10st 2lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Donald McCain

prominent, led after 2f, pushed along over 2f out, soon edged left towards near side, hampered rival over 1f out, ridden and kept on well inside final furlong, drifted left inside final 110yds, stayed on

4/1

Form: 513-33 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Placed off 2lb higher in valuable series final over C&D (good to soft) in April and, after jumping poorly on seasonal/chase debut in October, he posted a good effort on last month's hurdling return at Huntingdon (2m, good); seems fine on soft ground and probably won't be far away.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

4

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 11y

Class 3

13:58 Chepstow

Bubble Dubi

11st 5lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Stuart Edmunds

travelled strongly

7/2

3rd

6

23rd Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 144y

Class 3

14:05 Haydock

Bubble Dubi

11st 5lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

chased clear leader, switched right when lost second after 3 out, kept on but not pace to challenge

7/1

3rd

3

25th Nov 2023

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

14:13 Huntingdon

Bubble Dubi

11st 11lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Came good over hurdles at fifth attempt, at Stratford (2m, good to soft) in March, and was third in valuable series final at Haydock (1m7f, good to soft) the following month; jumped poorly and was disappointing favourite on last month's seasonal/chase debut but could still have untapped potential in this sphere.

4/1

Form: 9437-2 D

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Yet to add to maiden hurdle win over two years ago but pulled well clear of the others with winner when second of 17 on seasonal debut at Warwick (2m, soft) last month and remains well handicapped after 3lb rise.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

6

13th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

12:40 Warwick

Risk DArgent

11st 4lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Alastair Ralph

Pulled well clear of the rest when second of 17 over C&D (soft) in November but he didn't go with much zest at Haydock next time and now wears a tongue-strap; others appeal more.

8/1

4th

8

23rd Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 144y

Class 3

14:05 Haydock

Risk DArgent

11st 1lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Alastair Ralph

prominent, dropped to last when not fluent 4th, struggling 3 out, stayed on run-in, went fourth towards finish

6/1

Form: 2-2

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

Runner-up on first two hurdling starts, more recently when losing out by only a head on British debut at Aintree (2m4f, good to soft) in October; could easily have improvement to come in handicaps and needs to be taken very seriously.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

4

19th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

14:30 Carlisle

Jagwar

11st 2lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

travelled strongly, in touch with leaders, not fluent 7th, went second after 3 out, pressed leader 2 out, pushed along when mistake last, switched right and rallied run-in, ridden to lead inside final 110yds, just did enough

4/7

Form: 113-13 D

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 121

Form & Verdict

Low-mileage 4yo who scored on seasonal/handicap debut at Kelso in October and was not discredited when third against own age group at Cheltenham (also 2m, good to soft) three weeks later (form has worked out well); should be fine on today's slower ground and remains very much of interest.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6

16th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 3

14:55 Kelso

Bois Guillbert

11st 1lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

C&D winner in October (good to soft) but has finished last on soft/heavy on two most recent starts (behind Ginger Mail latest); today's conditions may not be ideal.

16/1

4th

1

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 3

14:50 Kelso

Bois Guillbert

11st 8lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

Disappointing at Haydock three weeks ago but perhaps the heavy ground was too much; progressive previously, winning a C&D handicap (good to soft) before a creditable third at Cheltenham (2m, good to soft); has also shown promise on soft; lightly raced and could go well if handling conditions.

4/1

6th

4

23rd Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 144y

Class 3

14:05 Haydock

Bois Guillbert

11st 11lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

in rear but in touch with leaders, struggling after 5th, weakened approaching last

9/2

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Payout
Exacta £596.00
Straight Forecast £481.90
Tricast £2069.10
Trifecta £2240.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Goobinator

SPOTLIGHT:

Bois Guillbert

TOPSPEED:

The Churchill Lad

POSTDATA:

Word Has It

D Express:

Jagwar

The Star:

Bingoo

The Guardian:

Bois Guillbert

The Sun:

Bois Guillbert

Daily Mirror:

The Churchill Lad

The Times:

Goobinator

Telegraph:

Goobinator

Daily Mail:

Goobinator

Daily Record:

Word Has It