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  • 2m 3f 100y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

4/1 (Won)

Form: 55-342 BF

Last run: 73 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Made the frame in his first three handicaps, most recently when clear second to a three-time subsequent winner at Ffos Las (2m4f, heavy) in November; only 2lb higher here and can make his presence felt again.

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2nd

1

1st Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

16:30 Ffos Las

Mumbles

12st 0lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Evan Williams

prominent

11/10

Form: 08-901 D

Last run: 33 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Displayed sudden return to form and rewarded heavy market support when battling on well to beat Jack Sprat at Uttoxeter (2m4f, heavy) last month, his fourth hurdle win; back up 6lb which demands a bit more.

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2nd

4

27th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

16:50 Catterick

Accidental Legend

11st 9lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

disputing second

6/1

2nd

4

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Accidental Legend

12st 0lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Displayed sudden return to form and rewarded heavy market support when battling on well to beat Jack Sprat at Uttoxeter (2m4f, heavy) last month, his fourth hurdle win; back up 6lb which demands a bit more.

4/1

Form: PP21P- D BF

Last run: 298 days

W: 11st 10lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Dug deep to win off today's mark at Southwell (3m, good to soft) last March but off since a poor performance 12 days later and this teenager has become very unreliable.

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3rd

1

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:00 Sedgefield

Breizh Alko

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Martin Keighley

led, went clear 3rd, much reduced lead with one circuit to go

8/1

3rd

11

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Breizh Alko

11st 10lb

J: James Best

T: Martin Keighley

Dug deep to win off today's mark at Southwell (3m, good to soft) last March but off since a poor performance 12 days later and this teenager has become very unreliable.

25/1

5

17th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

12:30 Southwell

Breizh Alko

11st 4lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Martin Keighley

Veteran; has won twice over fences but last win was in a C&D handicap hurdle in March last year (good to soft); far from reliable these days (pulled up in three of his five races last season) and a watching brief is advised on seasonal return.

14/1

Form: 972-30

Last run: 12 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Disappointed on handicap debut at Wincanton 12 days ago and needs to bounce back quickly here but was placed on both hurdling starts last year (2m/2m3f, soft) and probably still has potential; cheekpieces added.

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4th

1

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Gods Own Getaway

12st 0lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Disappointed on handicap debut at Wincanton 12 days ago and needs to bounce back quickly here but was placed on both hurdling starts last year (2m/2m3f, soft) and probably still has potential; cheekpieces added.

9/1

11th

12

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 4

13:30 Wincanton

Gods Own Getaway

11st 4lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Dan Skelton

Placed on soft at Wetherby (2m) last March and Warwick (2m3f) in November in his two novice hurdles and both pieces of form have been boosted; open to plenty of improvement now handicapping; highly respected.

3/1

Form: 00-735

Last run: 28 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Caused 40-1 surprise in soft-ground Ludlow bumper just over a year ago and began hurdling career with three fairly encouraging 2m runs here; not obviously well treated for today's handicap debut but open to improvement if suited by the step up in trip.

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10

7th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 3

15:20 Ludlow

Inion Tiogair

10st 5lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Grace Harris

Caused 40-1 surprise in soft-ground bumper last January on her only appearance at Ludlow; showed that sort of form only once (three starts back) from six starts since and showed little on handicap debut (2m3f) two weeks ago, albeit on heavy going, so she's hard to fancy.

40/1

0

3

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Inion Tiogair

12st 0lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Grace Harris

Caused 40-1 surprise in soft-ground Ludlow bumper just over a year ago and began hurdling career with three fairly encouraging 2m runs here; not obviously well treated for today's handicap debut but open to improvement if suited by the step up in trip.

25/1

Form: 33-21P BF

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Evidently suited by step up to 2m5f when opening account at Exeter (good to soft) in November on fifth hurdle run; pulled up after losing action there last month but remains open to further improvement if all is well here.

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5

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Danton

11st 13lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Harry Fry

Evidently suited by step up to 2m5f when opening account at Exeter (good to soft) in November on fifth hurdle run; pulled up after losing action there last month but remains open to further improvement if all is well here.

6/1

0

6

1st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 4

13:00 Exeter

Danton

11st 8lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Harry Fry

Close second here (2m, good to soft) on seasonal/handicap debut in November and was evidently suited by the step up in trip when beating 14 rivals to open account over C&D (good to soft) later that month; open to further progress if handling today's slower ground; major player.

3/1

Form: 0-44

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Well beaten on hurdling debut in October (2m5f) but shaped with significant promise when fourth (albeit well held in the end) at Plumpton (2m, good to soft) last month; back up in trip for today's handicap debut but could easily have a lot more to offer.

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7

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Deerstalker

11st 13lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

Well beaten on hurdling debut in October (2m5f) but shaped with significant promise when fourth (albeit well held in the end) at Plumpton (2m, good to soft) last month; back up in trip for today's handicap debut but could easily have a lot more to offer.

8/1

4th

5

18th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 4

12:40 Plumpton

Deerstalker

11st 3lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

prominent

16/1

Form: /736-7

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Placed on two of four hurdling starts in France; seemed to run quite well when fourth in maiden point on British debut in November but was well beaten when 100-1 for Ffos Las handicap hurdle (2m, heavy) last month.

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8

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Ileny Royale

11st 12lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Placed on two of four hurdling starts in France; seemed to run quite well when fourth in maiden point on British debut in November but was well beaten when 100-1 for Ffos Las handicap hurdle (2m, heavy) last month.

33/1

7th

5

12th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

14:52 Ffos Las

Ileny Royale

11st 7lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Placed on two of his four hurdling starts in France; seemed to run quite well when fourth in maiden point on last month's stable debut but is a hard horse to weigh up here; market may guide.

20/1

Form: -64279

Last run: 64 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Still unexposed after only five hurdle runs but was well-beaten 80-1 shot when upped to 3m1f for handicap debut in November; drops back in trip here; not the most obvious answer.

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12

6th Feb 2024

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

16:50 Taunton

Meranti

10st 11lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Sheila Lewis

towards rear, reminders after 5th

100/1

0

12

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Meranti

11st 1lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Still unexposed after only five hurdle runs but was well-beaten 80-1 shot when upped to 3m1f for handicap debut in November; drops back in trip here; not the most obvious answer.

50/1

Form: 444/76 CD

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten over C&D in November after a long absence and also disappointed in a chase a fortnight later; needs to stage a revival but very well handicapped on old form (includes a soft-ground C&D win) and might be perked up by first-time cheekpieces.

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0

13

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Champagne Rhythm

11st 1lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Evan Williams

Soundly beaten over C&D in November after a long absence and also disappointed in a chase a fortnight later; needs to stage a revival but very well handicapped on old form (includes a soft-ground C&D win) and might be perked up by first-time cheekpieces.

25/1

Form: 083-2P

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Placed twice over hurdles but no match for easy winner when second in 2m novice here on seasonal debut in November and was pulled up when upped to 2m4f for last month's handicap debut; others have stronger claims.

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0

14

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

My Lady Phoenix

11st 0lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Jeremy Scott

Placed twice over hurdles but no match for easy winner when second in 2m novice here on seasonal debut in November and was pulled up when upped to 2m4f for last month's handicap debut; others have stronger claims.

20/1

0

3

19th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

My Lady Phoenix

11st 10lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Jeremy Scott

took keen hold, midfield, not fluent 5th

6/1

2nd

8

24th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

13:40 Chepstow

My Lady Phoenix

10st 7lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Jeremy Scott

Second hurdle run was better than her first but she's likely to find more suitable opportunities when handicapping.

14/1

Form: 7645-4

Last run: 235 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Free-goer who ran big race from the front when fourth in C&D (soft) novice last March; safely held in both subsequent handicaps and has fitness to prove after 235-day absence but still worth a second look.

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15

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Hes My Shadow

10st 13lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Free-goer who ran big race from the front when fourth in C&D (soft) novice last March; safely held in both subsequent handicaps and has fitness to prove after 235-day absence but still worth a second look.

20/1

4th

2

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

20:55 Stratford

Hes My Shadow

11st 6lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Free-going front-runner perhaps not seen to best effect over Chepstow's 2m3f the last twice (soft/good to soft), the latest his handicap debut; return to this trip looks a positive and interesting to see what effect the hood has.

6/1

10

9th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

17:48 Ffos Las

Hes My Shadow

11st 7lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Enthusiastic front-runner who hasn't got home over 2m3f at Chepstow the last twice (soft/good to soft) including on handicap debut last time; return to this trip looks a positive and interesting to see what effect the hood has.

12/1

Form: 2F9-85

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten in first two handicaps but, following a break, last month's fifth of 15 at Exeter (2m5f, soft) was more encouraging; has a fighting chance here if that run has brought him on.

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5th

5

2nd Feb 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

16:00 Southwell

Inchester DAmsyl

11st 8lb

J: James Smith

T: Jonjo O’Neill

prominent, not fluent 8th

9/1

17

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Inchester DAmsyl

10st 11lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Soundly beaten in first two handicaps but, following a break, last month's fifth of 15 at Exeter (2m5f, soft) was more encouraging; has a fighting chance here if that run has brought him on.

16/1

5th

7

21st Dec 2023

Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

13:25 Exeter

Inchester DAmsyl

11st 4lb

J: Mr A J O’Neill

T: Jonjo O’Neill

16l off the winner when runner-up in a novice hurdle; beaten about a distance in his two handicaps (2m4f; tongue tied latest) but was only 5-1 last time at Uttoxeter and he made a pretty serious mid-race mistake; that was in July but may yet do better.

11/1

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Selections

RP RATINGS:

Mumbles

POSTDATA:

Jack Sprat

Telegraph:

Accidental Legend

D Express:

Kruger Park

WEST COUNTRY:

Danton

The Times:

Mumbles

The Guardian:

Mumbles

The Sun:

Mumbles

Daily Record:

Mumbles

LAMBOURN:

Jack Sprat

The Star:

Jack Sprat

Daily Mail:

Accidental Legend

Daily Mirror:

Accidental Legend