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14:10 Chepstow

Heavy

Chepstow Summer Sessions Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £3247.81
  • 2m 7f 131y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Chepstow Summer Sessions Handicap Chase

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £19.00
  • Place: £4.90

Form: 13P-5P D BF

Last run: 61 days

W: 10st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Now 3lb lower than for narrow win at Lingfield (2m7f, good) just under a year ago but was remote when fifth on seasonal debut in November and ran very poorly when well backed at Lingfield later that month.

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1st

4

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 2f 54y

Class 5

16:18 Chepstow

Twilight Glory

11st 0lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Just held on from a strong finisher here (2m7f, heavy) last month and is now 2-9 over fences; latest 6lb rise demands more from him but today's longer trip won't be a problem; shortlisted.

7/2

1st

11

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

14:10 Chepstow

Twilight Glory

10st 3lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Now 3lb lower than for narrow win at Lingfield (2m7f, good) just under a year ago but was remote when fifth on seasonal debut in November and ran very poorly when well backed at Lingfield later that month.

16/1

0

13

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

12:35 Lingfield

Twilight Glory

10st 6lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Did just enough to pip Felton Bellevue over C&D (good) in February, earning his first win at seventh attempt under rules; out of form in his three runs since, on the heels of Felton Bellevue at Warwick on reappearance but both were way behind the principals; back to that C&D winning mark.

14/1

OUR TIP

100/30

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 55-611 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Low-mileage 7yo who bids to complete a hat-trick after recent wins at Lingfield (2m7f, good to soft) and Wincanton (3m1f, heavy); this is a much more competitive race than last time but he's still respected.

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2nd

3

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

14:10 Chepstow

Haston Clermont

11st 11lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Noel Williams

Low-mileage 7yo who bids to complete a hat-trick after recent wins at Lingfield (2m7f, good to soft) and Wincanton (3m1f, heavy); this is a much more competitive race than last time but he's still respected.

100/30

1st

2

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 30y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

Haston Clermont

11st 10lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Noel Williams

Lightly raced and was having only his second run over fences when staying on best to win over 2m7f at Lingfield (good to soft) a month ago; up 5lb but this further step up in distance should benefit.

7/2

1st

8

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield

Haston Clermont

11st 0lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Noel Williams

Lightly raced 6yo who was beaten 34l or more in three hurdle runs and didn't live up to market expectations on handicap/chase debut at Plumpton (2m3f, good to soft) last month; looks worth a try at this new trip but he needs improvement.

9/1

16/1

  • Place: £3.80

Form: 17-428

Last run: 29 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Well beaten in Exeter race won by Leissieres Express this month but kept on for second behind next-time-out winner Haston Clermont at Lingfield (2m7f, good to soft) two runs ago and is still lightly raced over fences.

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1st

9

28th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 5f 142y

Class 4

15:20 Bangor-on-Dee

Stellar Stream

11st 0lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

pressed leader

10/1

3rd

1

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

14:10 Chepstow

Stellar Stream

12st 0lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

Well beaten in Exeter race won by Leissieres Express this month but kept on for second behind next-time-out winner Haston Clermont at Lingfield (2m7f, good to soft) two runs ago and is still lightly raced over fences.

16/1

Form: 342-63

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Remains lightly raced for his age but weakened quickly in home straight in first two chases (2m7f/3m1f; cheekpieces added last time) and it takes a leap of faith to support him today.

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4th

7

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

14:10 Chepstow

Rouge De LQuest

11st 9lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Rebecca Curtis

Remains lightly raced for his age but weakened quickly in home straight in first two chases (2m7f/3m1f; cheekpieces added last time) and it takes a leap of faith to support him today.

12/1

3rd

6

30th Dec 2023

Heavy

3m 1f 125y

Class 4

14:00 Haydock

Rouge De LQuest

10st 13lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: Rebecca Curtis

Beat a decent sort when winning an Irish point (3m, soft) in December 2021; placed a couple of times over hurdles; wasn't entirely fluent and hung left on chase debut at Chepstow and now tried in cheekpieces; quite interesting.

9/2

Form: 61/P-P

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 11lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Five-time chase winner (2m3f-2m5f; stays 3m); seen only twice since April 2021 and was pulled up on both occasions but ran well for a long way in gruelling race at Fontwell (2m3f, heavy; only one horse finished) last month and is worth a second look off much-reduced mark here.

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No Results Found

Form: F5-924 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

No match for wide-margin winner when second at Doncaster (3m2f, good) last month and was just a respectable fourth behind Twenty Twenty at Wincanton (3m1f, soft) 17 days later; on very good mark now but needs to up his game and would appeal more on better ground.

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6th

6

14th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:30 Hereford

Bring The Action

11st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

held up in rear

12/1

6th

9

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

14:10 Chepstow

Bring The Action

10st 12lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

No match for wide-margin winner when second at Doncaster (3m2f, good) last month and was just a respectable fourth behind Twenty Twenty at Wincanton (3m1f, soft) 17 days later; on very good mark now but needs to up his game and would appeal more on better ground.

14/1

Form: P1-29P

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Ended last season with clearcut win at Taunton (2m5f, soft) and ran well in defeat on reappearance outing in November but his last two runs were poor and he's not proven over this far under rules; 2lb wrong.

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2nd

10

14th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:30 Hereford

School For Scandal

10st 5lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Joe Tickle

led

20/1

7th

12

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

14:10 Chepstow

School For Scandal

10st 2lb

J: David Noonan

T: Joe Tickle

Ended last season with clearcut win at Taunton (2m5f, soft) and ran well in defeat on reappearance outing in November but his last two runs were poor and he's not proven over this far under rules; 2lb wrong.

25/1

Form: 8P-231 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Placed in first two chases before keeping on stoutly to open account at Exeter (3m, heavy) on New Year's Day; not harshly treated by a 5lb rise and can make further progress; high on the list.

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3rd

5

17th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 1f 30y

Class 4

16:17 Wincanton

Leissieres Express

11st 9lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Jeremy Scott

Just behind No Hubs No Hoobs when third at Exeter in November but kept on best there on New Year's Day (3m, heavy); sent off favourite to defy this 5lb higher mark at Chepstow but unseated early doors; unexposed as a stayer and he's on the shortlist.

4/1

0

2

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

14:10 Chepstow

Leissieres Express

12st 0lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Jeremy Scott

Placed in first two chases before keeping on stoutly to open account at Exeter (3m, heavy) on New Year's Day; not harshly treated by a 5lb rise and can make further progress; high on the list.

4/1

1st

8

1st Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 54y

Class 4

14:45 Exeter

Leissieres Express

11st 5lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Jeremy Scott

Placed in first two chases, and looked suited by the step up in trip when staying-on third over C&D (good to soft) six weeks ago; handles soft ground (unraced on heavy) and may still have a bigger run in him.

4/1

Form: 92-452

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

No match for winner when remote second of four on last months chasing debut at Southwell (2m, good to soft) but remains very lightly raced, and this half-brother to connections' Welsh National winner Secret Reprieve could be seen in a much better light over today's trip; interesting.

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4th

1

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

16:33 Sedgefield

Secret Plan

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Evan Williams

held up in rear, not fluent 1st, lost ground back straight, no telling impression

11/2

0

5

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

14:10 Chepstow

Secret Plan

11st 10lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Evan Williams

No match for winner when remote second of four on last months chasing debut at Southwell (2m, good to soft) but remains very lightly raced, and this half-brother to connections' Welsh National winner Secret Reprieve could be seen in a much better light over today's trip; interesting.

7/2

2nd

4

17th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

12:45 Southwell

Secret Plan

11st 2lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

Runner-up in a 2m maiden hurdle but ran just okay on his switch to handicaps at Chepstow last month (2m3f); half-brother to the stable's Welsh National winner Secret Reprieve so no surprise to see him sent chasing sooner rather than later; may need further but respected all the same.

3/1

Form: 231214 D BF

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Dual chase winner in the autumn (2m6f/2m7f) and gave another good account when fourth at Plumpton (3m1f, good to soft) last month; on fairly tough mark but no surprise if he gives this a good shot from the front.

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5

22nd Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

16:15 Lingfield

Guguss Collonges

11st 7lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Roger Teal

Pulled up at Chepstow three weeks ago but the heavy ground may have been too much; in good form previously, including front-running wins in November at Stratford (2m6f, soft) and over this C&D (good to soft), and no surprise if he bounces back with a big performance today.

10/1

0

8

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

14:10 Chepstow

Guguss Collonges

11st 3lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Roger Teal

Dual chase winner in the autumn (2m6f/2m7f) and gave another good account when fourth at Plumpton (3m1f, good to soft) last month; on fairly tough mark but no surprise if he gives this a good shot from the front.

6/1

4th

10

18th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 4

14:10 Plumpton

Guguss Collonges

10st 3lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Roger Teal

Has done well since returned to fences this autumn and he kept finding when making all back over 2m7f at Lingfield recently (good to soft); has stamina to prove over this new trip, though, and easy lead unlikely.

7/2

Form: FPP-P6 CD

Last run: 49 days

W: 10st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Pulled up in three consecutive chases for Tim Vaughan last year and there was no revival when he switched back to hurdling in new headgear for new stable last month; blinkers refitted today.

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0

10

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

14:10 Chepstow

Galop Du Bosc

10st 11lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Pulled up in three consecutive chases for Tim Vaughan last year and there was no revival when he switched back to hurdling in new headgear for new stable last month; blinkers refitted today.

33/1

Form: 77FF-4

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Unplaced all eight rules runs but held clear lead before penultimate-fence fall at Newton Abbot (3m2f, soft) last April and ran well when fourth on seasonal reappearance at Market Rasen (3m, good to soft) on Boxing Day, having led between last two fences; 3lb wrong here but still considered.

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0

13

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

14:10 Chepstow

Via Dante

10st 2lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

Unplaced all eight rules runs but held clear lead before penultimate-fence fall at Newton Abbot (3m2f, soft) last April and ran well when fourth on seasonal reappearance at Market Rasen (3m, good to soft) on Boxing Day, having led between last two fences; 3lb wrong here but still considered.

12/1

4th

6

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

13:15 Market Rasen

Via Dante

10st 11lb

J: David Noonan

T: David Pipe

Modest form over hurdles; has fallen on both runs over fences but was 5l clear when coming down two out at Newton Abbot on second occasion (3m2f, soft; form franked); interesting contender on return from a break.

3/1

7

8th Apr 2023

Heavy

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:35 Newton Abbot

Via Dante

10st 4lb

J: Philip Armson

T: David Pipe

No impact in two handicap hurdles in recent months and fell when sent off at 25-1 on his Chepstow chase debut 16 days ago; still fairly early days but others arrive with more pressing claims.

16/1

Form: 17253- D

Last run: 277 days

W: 10st 2lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced 12yo; posted sound effort when third here (3m2f, good to soft) last April but we haven't seen him again since and he's effectively 3lb higher from out of the weights today.

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0

14

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

14:10 Chepstow

Vetoncall

10st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Alan Jones

Lightly raced 12yo; posted sound effort when third here (3m2f, good to soft) last April but we haven't seen him again since and he's effectively 3lb higher from out of the weights today.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £989.00
Straight Forecast £825.30
Tricast £9100.20
Trifecta £7500.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Leissieres Express

TOPSPEED:

Guguss Collonges

Daily Mail:

Haston Clermont

Telegraph:

Secret Plan

POSTDATA:

Twenty Twenty

D Express:

Vetoncall

RP RATINGS:

Leissieres Express

WEST COUNTRY:

Leissieres Express

The Times:

Leissieres Express

The Guardian:

Leissieres Express

The Star:

Leissieres Express

Daily Record:

Haston Clermont

LAMBOURN:

Guguss Collonges

Daily Mirror:

Guguss Collonges

The Sun:

Guguss Collonges