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13:20 Kelso

Soft

Racing TV Profits Returned To Racing Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 2m 6f 151y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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Racing TV Profits Returned To Racing Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

2/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 672

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Improved upon first two runs when second at Ayr (2m, soft) last month; takes sizeable step up in trip today but stayed on really well last time and is in good hands to continue to progress; one to consider.

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1st

7

16th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:55 Kelso

Nab Wood

11st 8lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Nicky Richards

Very lightly raced 7yo who got off the mark with an easy win in a C&D novice (soft) last month; his mark has gone up 6lb but he's a promising type who could have a lot more to offer in staying handicaps; big player for in-form yard.

6/4

1st

2

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:20 Kelso

Nab Wood

11st 6lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Nicky Richards

Improved upon first two runs when second at Ayr (2m, soft) last month; takes sizeable step up in trip today but stayed on really well last time and is in good hands to continue to progress; one to consider.

2/1

6/4

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 13

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

3m point runner-up who won on rules debut at Hexham (2m, soft) in October and wasn't beaten far when third of three in Listed novice at Sandown (2m, heavy) last month; bred to stay and has leading claims under a penalty now back down in grade; tongue-tie goes on.

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6th

5

2nd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 1

14:17 Kelso

Choose A Copper

11st 5lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

disputed lead early, led overall 2nd

25/1

2nd

1

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:20 Kelso

Choose A Copper

11st 13lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

3m point runner-up who won on rules debut at Hexham (2m, soft) in October and wasn't beaten far when third of three in Listed novice at Sandown (2m, heavy) last month; bred to stay and has leading claims under a penalty now back down in grade; tongue-tie goes on.

6/4

3rd

2

9th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 216y

Class 1

11:35 Sandown

Choose A Copper

11st 0lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

led at steady pace, not fluent 2nd, increased tempo before 2 out, headed 2 out, lost second run-in, kept on

11/1

50/1

  • Place: £8.30

Form: P76-P6

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Has shown some ability but 0-10 and looks vulnerable once more.

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8

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

14:30 Kelso

Gypseys Secret

10st 6lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Sandy Forster

Off the mark over hurdles at 12th attempt, keeping on well to beat Arctic Mann at Carlisle (3m1f, soft) last month; 4lb rise demands a bit more from her here but she's evidently in very good nick.

4/1

1st

8

30th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 4

16:15 Carlisle

Gypseys Secret

10st 2lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Sandy Forster

12-race maiden but has raised her game the last twice and went close in a 3m heavy-ground handicap at Ayr a month ago; however, being 5lb out of the weights means that she's 9lb higher this afternoon.

14/1

Form: 17-45 BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Heavy-ground bumper winner who has posted fair efforts on first two hurdle starts (2m/2m1f, soft/good to soft); improvement required but he has a staying pedigree and this longer trip could be just what he needs.

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5th

2

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

16:22 Newcastle

Rob Roy Macgregor

11st 13lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

Heavy-ground bumper winner; hasn't yet managed to build on that over hurdles, including when coming in for some support on his return from wind surgery at Ayr (3m, soft; handicap debut) last month; drops 2lb and has a bit to prove but a competitive effort would not surprise.

11/1

5

13th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 4

15:55 Ayr

Rob Roy Macgregor

11st 8lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

Heavy-ground bumper winner; shade disappointing when upped to 2m6f to Kelso last month but began hurdling career with two very encouraging runs and could still have significant untapped potential over staying trips.

8/1

4th

4

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:20 Kelso

Rob Roy Macgregor

11st 6lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

Heavy-ground bumper winner who has posted fair efforts on first two hurdle starts (2m/2m1f, soft/good to soft); improvement required but he has a staying pedigree and this longer trip could be just what he needs.

4/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Improved with each of her three starts in Irish mares' maiden points and was runner-up last April (3m, soft to heavy) when last seen; changed hands for £20,000 the following month; brings potential to this rules debut and she's one to watch in the betting; trainer also runs Choose A Copper.

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8

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 100y

Class 4

16:30 Ayr

Somebodys Fortune

11st 0lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

in rear, headway and went fourth when stumbled and fell just after 3 out

25/1

5th

7

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 4

13:45 Musselburgh

Somebodys Fortune

11st 5lb

J: Mr Jack Power

T: Lucinda Russell

Well-beaten fifth at 25-1 against males on last month's rules debut at Kelso (2m6f, soft) but may have needed the run and she was a 1l second in an Irish maiden point (3m, soft to heavy; behind stablemate Josie Alice) last April; takes on mares today and is open to improvement.

20/1

5th

10

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:20 Kelso

Somebodys Fortune

10st 13lb

J: Conner McCann

T: Lucinda Russell

Improved with each of her three starts in Irish mares' maiden points and was runner-up last April (3m, soft to heavy) when last seen; changed hands for £20,000 the following month; brings potential to this rules debut and she's one to watch in the betting; trainer also runs Choose A Copper.

16/1

Form: 54-5

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won two-runner British maiden point (3m, good to firm) in April 2022 and kept on for fair fifth of nine on last month's hurdle debut at Doncaster (2m, good), which was his first run since May 2022; unraced on slow ground and others have better form, but he's open to improvement now up in trip.

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6th

5

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:20 Kelso

Tufton Avenue

11st 6lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Laura Horsfall

Won two-runner British maiden point (3m, good to firm) in April 2022 and kept on for fair fifth of nine on last month's hurdle debut at Doncaster (2m, good), which was his first run since May 2022; unraced on slow ground and others have better form, but he's open to improvement now up in trip.

14/1

5th

11

2nd Dec 2023

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

12:21 Doncaster

Tufton Avenue

11st 0lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Laura Horsfall

Easily won two-runner point in 2022 and made quite promising start to rules career when fifth of ten in good-ground Aintree bumper in May of that year but has not been seen since a lesser bumper run a fortnight later.

33/1

4th

2

27th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

20:40 Stratford

Tufton Avenue

11st 10lb

J: Mr Zac Baker

T: M J Linehan

7/2

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to useful hurdler/chaser Parisencore; runner-up in two British maiden points in April 2022 but unable to reproduce that promise last spring; has has wind op since; may be best watched on rules debut.

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14

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

13:30 Doncaster

Paris Cercy

11st 9lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Rebecca Menzies

Runner-up in two British maiden points in April 2022; well beaten in that sphere last year and, after wind surgery, tailed off at 150-1 in a novice hurdle at Kelso (2m6f, soft) last month; cheekpieces are added.

100/1

7th

3

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:20 Kelso

Paris Cercy

11st 6lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Rebecca Menzies

Half-brother to useful hurdler/chaser Parisencore; runner-up in two British maiden points in April 2022 but unable to reproduce that promise last spring; has has wind op since; may be best watched on rules debut.

33/1

Form: 3-7PP6

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Posted some respectable efforts in bumpers but pulled up or well beaten on his three hurdle starts and it's best to look elsewhere.

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3rd

5

22nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

17:05 Hexham

Wotyoudunnow Buddy

10st 2lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Susan Corbett

0-7 over hurdles; seemed to respond well to first-time blinkers when second to progressive rival on handicap debut at Catterick (1m7f, soft) last month but wasn't quite in same form on either subsequent outing; needs today's headgear switch to give him a lift; 2lb out of the weights.

13/2

4th

5

5th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

15:50 Newcastle

Wotyoudunnow Buddy

10st 12lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Susan Corbett

led, not fluent 3rd, hit 5th, slow jump and headed 6th, outpaced and lost position 3 out, weakening when mistake 2 out

15/2

6th

8

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 5

15:50 Musselburgh

Wotyoudunnow Buddy

11st 0lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Susan Corbett

didn't always jump with fluency, led, reminder after 3rd

13/2

Form: 445-44

Last run: 52 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Rallied for 8l fourth in mares' maiden hurdle at Newcastle (2m4f, soft) in November and today's extra yardage could prompt some improvement; however, she's 0-6 and there's a suspicion others have greater potential.

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6th

3

13th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 100y

Class 5

13:45 Ayr

Carrigeen Kali

11st 11lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Weakened quickly in Kelso novice last month and needs to put that performance behind her but wasn't beaten far when fourth on first two hurdling starts (2m/2m4f, both on soft) and moves into handicaps with potential.

8/1

0

7

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:20 Kelso

Carrigeen Kali

10st 13lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Rallied for 8l fourth in mares' maiden hurdle at Newcastle (2m4f, soft) in November and today's extra yardage could prompt some improvement; however, she's 0-6 and there's a suspicion others have greater potential.

12/1

Form: 5

Last run: 246 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dam winning pointer from useful family; green when tailed-off fifth of five at 9-1 on debut in Hexham bumper (2m, good to soft) last May; probably best watched on this first hurdle start.

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0

9

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:20 Kelso

Houxty Belle

10st 13lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Donald Whillans

Dam winning pointer from useful family; green when tailed-off fifth of five at 9-1 on debut in Hexham bumper (2m, good to soft) last May; probably best watched on this first hurdle start.

66/1

5th

2

13th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

17:05 Hexham

Houxty Belle

11st 2lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald Whillans

ran green, raced in fourth, pushed along briefly after 4f, pushed along and dropped to last halfway, struggling and tailed off from 6f out

12/1

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Payout
Exacta £135.00
Straight Forecast £107.30
Trifecta £3212.00

Selections

The Times:

Nab Wood

RP RATINGS:

Choose A Copper

SPOTLIGHT:

Rob Roy Macgregor

Telegraph:

Nab Wood

The Guardian:

Nab Wood

D Express:

Nab Wood

The Star:

Nab Wood

POSTDATA:

Choose A Copper

Daily Mirror:

Choose A Copper

The Sun:

Choose A Copper

Daily Record:

Choose A Copper

TOPSPEED:

Rob Roy Macgregor