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14:25 Catterick

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  • Prize money: £5281
  • 2m 3f 66y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Wind

100/30 (Won)

  • Win: £3.25
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 94-711 D

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Won at Lingfield (2m3f, good to soft) in November on second handicap start and again had something to spare when following up at Fontwell (2m5f, heavy); progressive and could take latest 5lb rise in his stride.

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4th

4

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

17:15 Ludlow

Herakles Westwood

11st 10lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

Got up on the line at Catterick (2m3f, soft) four weeks ago, completing a hat-trick and taking record in handicaps to 3-4; improving hurdler who is on a roll and has to be feared despite another rise in the weights.

2/1

1st

5

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Herakles Westwood

11st 3lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

Won at Lingfield (2m3f, good to soft) in November on second handicap start and again had something to spare when following up at Fontwell (2m5f, heavy); progressive and could take latest 5lb rise in his stride.

100/30

11/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 1-3P61 CD

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Beat just three rivals when winning over C&D (soft) last month and now on a career-high mark; however, he did it in good style and has now won on his last two visits here (the other one being this race last year); key player.

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2nd

1

12th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:00 Catterick

Hajey

12st 2lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Tracy Waggott

raced wide, prominent, not fluent 4 out, outpaced before 2 out, rallied approaching last, kept on but no chance with winner final 110yds

100/30

2nd

2

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Hajey

11st 12lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Tracy Waggott

Beat just three rivals when winning over C&D (soft) last month and now on a career-high mark; however, he did it in good style and has now won on his last two visits here (the other one being this race last year); key player.

11/2

OUR TIP

4/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 41-212 C BF

Last run: 15 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

Made it 2-2 in 2m4f handicaps when winning at Musselburgh (soft) in November; bumped into rejuvenated winner when second at Market Rasen (2m, good to soft) a fortnight ago and she's a solid contender now back up in trip; won on sole previous visit to Catterick.

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3rd

1

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Autumn Return

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Ruth Jefferson

Made it 2-2 in 2m4f handicaps when winning at Musselburgh (soft) in November; bumped into rejuvenated winner when second at Market Rasen (2m, good to soft) a fortnight ago and she's a solid contender now back up in trip; won on sole previous visit to Catterick.

4/1

2nd

1

9th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

13:10 Market Rasen

Autumn Return

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Ruth Jefferson

C&D winner who maintained her progress when an odds-on winner over 2m4f on soft at Musselburgh in November; responded well for pressure and merely had to be ridden out; a 4lb rise isn't too big a blow and she looks solid.

7/4

1st

1

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 4

13:35 Musselburgh

Autumn Return

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Ruth Jefferson

Triple winner of mares' hurdles, the most recent being in a Perth handicap (2m4f, good to soft) in April; prominent racer; arrives on the back of a career best effort at Kelso (2m, good to soft) last month; still scope for more now back up in trip; major contender.

7/4

Form: 46-41P D BF

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Two-time French bumper winner (including on soft) who won with something to spare at Sedgefield (2m4f, good to soft) on Boxing Day on his third handicap start; badly hampered at second fence back there since and soon pulled up; retains potential and could have a part to play.

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6th

6

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

14:54 Sedgefield

Halpha Soleil

11st 3lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Micky Hammond

prominent, briefly led 3 out, soon outpaced

6/1

4th

10

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Halpha Soleil

10st 9lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Two-time French bumper winner (including on soft) who won with something to spare at Sedgefield (2m4f, good to soft) on Boxing Day on his third handicap start; badly hampered at second fence back there since and soon pulled up; retains potential and could have a part to play.

15/2

0

1

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 5

14:07 Sedgefield

Halpha Soleil

12st 0lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

in touch with leaders on inner, badly hampered by faller 2nd, soon lost position and pulled up

7/2

Form: 1521/6 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Second in this race in 2022 (good) then easily won novice hurdle at Sedgefield (2m4f, soft) that March; subsequently absent until soundly beaten at Sedgefield last month but there were signs of promise in that performance and he could show the benefit of the run today; not ruled out.

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3rd

4

12th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:00 Catterick

Golfe Clair

11st 7lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

midfield, headway 6th, outpaced before 2 out, kept on run-in, no match for first two

11/2

5th

4

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Golfe Clair

11st 11lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Second in this race in 2022 (good) then easily won novice hurdle at Sedgefield (2m4f, soft) that March; subsequently absent until soundly beaten at Sedgefield last month but there were signs of promise in that performance and he could show the benefit of the run today; not ruled out.

12/1

Form: 213-13 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten last of three at Fontwell on Boxing Day but ran well for a long way on that first outing since last May; progressive last spring, with two wins (2m3f/2m4f, soft/good), and he's not discounted.

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2nd

4

12th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 4

16:15 Plumpton

Sambezi

11st 8lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Oliver Signy

pressed leader

16/1

6th

3

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Sambezi

11st 11lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Oliver Signy

Soundly beaten last of three at Fontwell on Boxing Day but ran well for a long way on that first outing since last May; progressive last spring, with two wins (2m3f/2m4f, soft/good), and he's not discounted.

8/1

3rd

2

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 3

11:57 Fontwell

Sambezi

11st 7lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Oliver Signy

2-3 at Fontwell; absent since his easy success at Worcester (2m4f, good) in May; now 9lb higher but Cillin Leonard takes off a handy 5lb; serious player provided he returns in similar form.

5/2

Form: 41 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Well backed when winning at Sedgefield (2m4f, soft) 12 days ago on his second hurdle start; came well clear with a solid yardstick and receives valuable 4yo allowance on this handicap debut; possible contender.

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7th

9

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Captain Potter

10st 10lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Brian Ellison

Well backed when winning at Sedgefield (2m4f, soft) 12 days ago on his second hurdle start; came well clear with a solid yardstick and receives valuable 4yo allowance on this handicap debut; possible contender.

7/1

1st

8

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

13:07 Sedgefield

Captain Potter

10st 9lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Brian Ellison

midfield

33/1

Form: 224326

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Uncharacteristically below par at Musselburgh recently when back from 100 days off; however, he was running consistently well prior to his break and he's not written off.

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9th

8

5th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

15:32 Carlisle

City Derby

10st 12lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Lizzie Quinlan

in touch with leaders in centre of group, hit 4th

33/1

8th

7

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

City Derby

11st 1lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Lizzie Quinlan

Uncharacteristically below par at Musselburgh recently when back from 100 days off; however, he was running consistently well prior to his break and he's not written off.

12/1

6th

3

5th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 4

13:55 Musselburgh

City Derby

11st 5lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Lizzie Quinlan

towards rear, headway and in touch with leaders after 3rd

8/1

Form: 4/4380 C

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 6lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

His mark continues to fall and he showed signs of spark at Uttoxeter in November on his second start back from a long absence; watch the betting, but he's been tailed off the last twice and needs to turn things around.

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6th

6

8th Feb 2024

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

15:25 Huntingdon

Uno Mas

11st 4lb

J: Ellis Collier

T: Christian Williams

Fruitful spell in 2021 included C&D win; missed last season; form this term has turned poor since dropping back to 2m-2m4f and this return to a longer distance gives cause for optimism off a handy mark.

10/1

9th

11

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Uno Mas

10st 6lb

J: Ellis Collier

T: Christian Williams

His mark continues to fall and he showed signs of spark at Uttoxeter in November on his second start back from a long absence; watch the betting, but he's been tailed off the last twice and needs to turn things around.

25/1

Form: /5261- D

Last run: 552 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Showed promise over hurdles in France and won twice over fences there in April/July 2022; absent since that second victory but makes British debut off a fair mark and interesting to see how he goes in the betting.

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4th

7

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 3

16:00 Newcastle

Iwa

10st 4lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Back from absence when pulled up at 100-1 over hurdles at Catterick (2m3f, soft) last month; wore a tongue-tie for his two French chase wins in 2022 and it returns today (also has first-time hood), but he has plenty to prove.

25/1

0

6

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Iwa

11st 3lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Showed promise over hurdles in France and won twice over fences there in April/July 2022; absent since that second victory but makes British debut off a fair mark and interesting to see how he goes in the betting.

14/1

Form: 118-95 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Won three times last season (2m4f/2m5f, soft-good) and he's also scored over C&D; however, his campaign concluded with a below-par run at Kelso and he's been well beaten on both starts this term; needs to bounce back.

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0

8

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Coral Blue

10st 12lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Daragh Bourke

Won three times last season (2m4f/2m5f, soft-good) and he's also scored over C&D; however, his campaign concluded with a below-par run at Kelso and he's been well beaten on both starts this term; needs to bounce back.

20/1

5th

3

20th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 5f 91y

Class 4

14:10 Ayr

Coral Blue

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Daragh Bourke

Last season ended with a below-par run at Kelso in March and there was no return to form on last month's reappearance at Newcastle; however, he may have needed that latest outing and won three times last season; no surprise if he gets back on track with Brian Hughes back on board (1-1 record).

8/1

9th

4

23rd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

14:25 Newcastle

Coral Blue

11st 11lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Daragh Bourke

Three-time winner last season (2m4f-2m5f, good-soft) but not seen since a below-par run in March and not sure to be suited by today's trip-and-ground combination.

9/1

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Trifecta £415.00

Selections

LAMBOURN:

Herakles Westwood

RP RATINGS:

Autumn Return

SPOTLIGHT:

Hajey

POSTDATA:

Captain Potter

TOPSPEED:

Uno Mas

The Times:

Herakles Westwood

Daily Mail:

Herakles Westwood

Daily Mirror:

Herakles Westwood

The Star:

Herakles Westwood

Daily Record:

Herakles Westwood

Telegraph:

Autumn Return

D Express:

Autumn Return

The Sun:

Autumn Return

The Guardian:

Hajey