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12:55 Chepstow

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Betting.bet Free Members Club Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race) (Div I)

  • Prize money: £3812.2
  • 2m 3f 100y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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Betting.bet Free Members Club Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race) (Div I)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

2/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.00
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 2F BF

Last run: 61 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Looked promising in Irish points last season and lost out only by a neck over C&D (heavy) on rules debut in November; fell quite heavily at third-last flight here 16 days later but is a major player today if that experience has not dented his confidence.

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1st

7

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

12:55 Chepstow

Livin On Luco

11st 6lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

Looked promising in Irish points last season and lost out only by a neck over C&D (heavy) on rules debut in November; fell quite heavily at third-last flight here 16 days later but is a major player today if that experience has not dented his confidence.

2/1

2/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Left clear to win soft-ground Irish point by 15l on debut in November; the last-fence faller in that race had not shown a great deal under rules beforehand but it will be very interesting to see what Nicky Henderson can do with this fellow.

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2nd

5

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

12:55 Chepstow

Ilfu Un Mome

11st 6lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Left clear to win soft-ground Irish point by 15l on debut in November; the last-fence faller in that race had not shown a great deal under rules beforehand but it will be very interesting to see what Nicky Henderson can do with this fellow.

2/1

Form: 611

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Half-brother to smart chaser Potterman; made low-key bumper debut in November but won two small-field Bangor bumpers last month (soft/heavy); that form isn't anything to get too excited about but he ought to have a future over jumps.

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3rd

4

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

12:55 Chepstow

Guard The Moon

11st 6lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Half-brother to smart chaser Potterman; made low-key bumper debut in November but won two small-field Bangor bumpers last month (soft/heavy); that form isn't anything to get too excited about but he ought to have a future over jumps.

8/1

1st

1

15th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 145y

Class 5

15:42 Bangor-on-Dee

Guard The Moon

11st 9lb

J: Mr Toby McCain-Mitchell

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

raced in second, challenging over 2f out, led and edged left over 1f out, kept on well, always doing enough

7/4

Form: 2P

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Second in both Irish points last season and made pretty good start to rules career when filling same position in Wetherby novice hurdle (2m, soft) in November; did not get home and was pulled up over 2m4f at Hexham (heavy) last month but it would be folly to write him off after that.

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4th

8

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

12:55 Chepstow

The Village Way

11st 6lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Second in both Irish points last season and made pretty good start to rules career when filling same position in Wetherby novice hurdle (2m, soft) in November; did not get home and was pulled up over 2m4f at Hexham (heavy) last month but it would be folly to write him off after that.

10/1

0

6

13th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

14:15 Hexham

The Village Way

11st 4lb

J: Tristan Durrell

T: Dan Skelton

led narrowly, not fluent and joined 3 out, headed after 2 out, soon weakened, pulled up before last

15/8

2nd

5

29th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:25 Wetherby

The Village Way

11st 0lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

led, mistake and briefly headed 4th, disputed lead 3 out, mistake 2 out, soon raced in second, not fluent last, outpaced run-in

6/4

Form: 5-

Last run: 311 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Made the frame in all three Irish points in 2022 and was very respectable fifth of 12 in what has turned out to be a good course bumper on rules debut last March; makes hurdling debut after ten-month absence, though, and others have more pressing claims.

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2nd

3

15th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 216y

Class 3

15:40 Sandown

Isocrate

11st 2lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Made the frame in all three Irish points in 2022; fifth of 12 in bumper at Chepstow (soft) last March but he finished 35l adrift when next seen in a maiden hurdle there (2m3f, soft; 33-1) last month; best watched for now.

16/1

5th

6

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

12:55 Chepstow

Isocrate

11st 6lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Made the frame in all three Irish points in 2022 and was very respectable fifth of 12 in what has turned out to be a good course bumper on rules debut last March; makes hurdling debut after ten-month absence, though, and others have more pressing claims.

16/1

Form: /1U0-5

Last run: 67 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Just held on to win heavy-ground Uttoxeter bumper last winter but made underwhelming start to hurdling career when well-held fifth in 2m4f maiden there in November and will need to take a good step forward here.

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7th

9

13th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 4

13:55 Lingfield

Saint Bibiana

11st 6lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Georgina Nicholls

Bumper winner in the mud for Kim Bailey; has kept it low key in two hurdle runs for new yard and handicaps look more likely after today.

33/1

6th

10

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

12:55 Chepstow

Saint Bibiana

10st 13lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Georgina Nicholls

Just held on to win heavy-ground Uttoxeter bumper last winter but made underwhelming start to hurdling career when well-held fifth in 2m4f maiden there in November and will need to take a good step forward here.

25/1

Form: 2 BF

Last run: 80 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Joined Fergal O'Brien after beating Lowry's Bar (runs in 3.10 race) in slow-ground Irish point last February; no threat to impressive winner when second in Carlisle bumper (soft) in November but that was still a pretty good effort and he's an interesting prospect for novice hurdles.

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7th

2

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

12:55 Chepstow

Denemethy

11st 6lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Joined Fergal O'Brien after beating Lowry's Bar (runs in 3.10 race) in slow-ground Irish point last February; no threat to impressive winner when second in Carlisle bumper (soft) in November but that was still a pretty good effort and he's an interesting prospect for novice hurdles.

4/1

2nd

4

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 1f 33y

Class 5

16:15 Carlisle

Denemethy

11st 2lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

towards rear of midfield

100/30

OUR TIP

Form: 0-75

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Made reasonably encouraging seasonal/hurdle debut when midfield at Warwick (2m3f, soft) in November but his 2m5f run there a fortnight later was a backward step; needs subsequent wind op to have made a big difference.

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8th

3

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

12:55 Chepstow

Grand Escaparde

11st 6lb

J: David Bass

T: Kim Bailey

Made reasonably encouraging seasonal/hurdle debut when midfield at Warwick (2m3f, soft) in November but his 2m5f run there a fortnight later was a backward step; needs subsequent wind op to have made a big difference.

33/1

Form: 6

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Out of a half-sister to two Listed Flat winners; unable to justify prominence in the betting when struggling in heavy-ground Exeter bumper this month and probably best watched on hurdle debut.

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9

14th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 119y

Class 4

14:30 Hereford

Valfortore

11st 4lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Venetia Williams

towards rear, mistake and struggling 7th, tailed off when pulled up before 9th

33/1

9th

9

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

12:55 Chepstow

Valfortore

11st 6lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Out of a half-sister to two Listed Flat winners; unable to justify prominence in the betting when struggling in heavy-ground Exeter bumper this month and probably best watched on hurdle debut.

33/1

Form: 6-P

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Made low-key bumper debut at Exeter last February and was pulled up (albeit on heavy ground) when 250-1 for recent hurdle debut.

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0

1

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

12:55 Chepstow

Cool View

11st 6lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

Made low-key bumper debut at Exeter last February and was pulled up (albeit on heavy ground) when 250-1 for recent hurdle debut.

100/1

0

4

1st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 2f 111y

Class 4

14:10 Exeter

Cool View

11st 6lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Tom George

First foal from a point winner; beaten about 27l after racing too freely in good-ground Exeter bumper last February; not easily recommended.

33/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Livin On Luco

LAMBOURN:

Ilfu Un Mome

POSTDATA:

The Village Way

Daily Record:

Guard The Moon

Telegraph:

Ilfu Un Mome

D Express:

Ilfu Un Mome

Daily Mirror:

Ilfu Un Mome

The Sun:

The Village Way

RP RATINGS:

Livin On Luco

TOPSPEED:

Livin On Luco

WEST COUNTRY:

Livin On Luco

The Times:

Livin On Luco

The Guardian:

Livin On Luco

Daily Mail:

Livin On Luco

The Star:

Livin On Luco