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14:20 Ludlow

Good To Soft

Racing Welfare EBF “National Hunt” Novices’ Hurdle (Qualifier) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 1m 7f 169y
  • Class 4
  • 8 runners
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Racing Welfare EBF “National Hunt” Novices’ Hurdle (Qualifier) (GBB Race)

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £13.00
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 3

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Came good in Irish points at third attempt, winning on good to yielding ground in October, and was bought for £40,000 the following month; second favourite, beaten 24l when third of four in bumper at Haydock at end of December but heavy ground may provide an excuse.

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1st

6

7th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:20 Ludlow

Rossbridge

11st 0lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

Came good in Irish points at third attempt, winning on good to yielding ground in October, and was bought for £40,000 the following month; second favourite, beaten 24l when third of four in bumper at Haydock at end of December but heavy ground may provide an excuse.

7/1

3rd

3

30th Dec 2023

Heavy

1m 7f 144y

Class 4

15:45 Haydock

Rossbridge

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

raced in fourth, outpaced over 3f out, soon struggling, tailed off from over 2f out, went remote third final 110yds

9/4

9/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 52

Last run: 70 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dam hurdle/chase-winning sister to smart chaser Rathlin; staying-on second of eight at Hereford (good) in November was an improved show in his second bumper, albeit with Cheltenham 2m5f Grade 1 novice entry a bit surprising.

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2nd

10

7th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:20 Ludlow

The Grey Man

11st 0lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Harriet Dickin

Dam hurdle/chase-winning sister to smart chaser Rathlin; staying-on second of eight at Hereford (good) in November was an improved show in his second bumper, albeit with Cheltenham 2m5f Grade 1 novice entry a bit surprising.

9/2

2nd

6

29th Nov 2023

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 5

15:45 Hereford

The Grey Man

11st 2lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Harriet Dickin

Out of a hurdle/chase-winning sister to smart chaser Rathlin; 66-1, kept on for very respectable fifth at Warwick (good to soft) in May; will probably need a stiffer test of stamina to be seen to best effect.

16/1

5th

13

13th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

20:25 Warwick

The Grey Man

10st 10lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Harriet Dickin

First foal; dam 2m5f hurdle/2m6f chase winner, sister to 2m-2m6f hurdle/smart chase winner Rathlin and bumper/point winner Grotesque; one of two newcomers for the yard.

100/1

10/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 54

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Out of chase-winning half-sister to a smart French jumper; 20-1, not beaten far when fifth of seven in Ffos Las bumper in October; 40l behind the impressive winner in novice hurdle at Taunton (2m, again good to soft) two months later but nevertheless came fourth of 13 at 66-1 and should improve.

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3rd

5

7th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:20 Ludlow

Jackpot Cash

11st 0lb

J: James Bowen

T: Evan Williams

Out of chase-winning half-sister to a smart French jumper; 20-1, not beaten far when fifth of seven in Ffos Las bumper in October; 40l behind the impressive winner in novice hurdle at Taunton (2m, again good to soft) two months later but nevertheless came fourth of 13 at 66-1 and should improve.

10/1

4th

5

14th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:30 Taunton

Jackpot Cash

11st 0lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

Out of a chase-winning half-sister to a smart French jumper; 20-1, not beaten far when fifth of seven in Ffos Las bumper (good to soft) two months ago but it's tricky to assess what that form is worth.

25/1

5th

7

15th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

17:05 Ffos Las

Jackpot Cash

11st 1lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

held up in last, some headway from over 2f out, stayed on final furlong

12/1

Form: 27-86

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

All three bumper runs were at Hereford, easily best of them on debut when second in a small field; 125-1 and beaten about 18l when sixth of 15 to an impressive winner in C&D novice (soft) on hurdle debut but that's the best hurdles form in this field; it does not set a high standard.

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4th

2

7th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:20 Ludlow

Chevington

11st 0lb

J: Jay Tidball

T: Alastair Ralph

All three bumper runs were at Hereford, easily best of them on debut when second in a small field; 125-1 and beaten about 18l when sixth of 15 to an impressive winner in C&D novice (soft) on hurdle debut but that's the best hurdles form in this field; it does not set a high standard.

7/2

6th

1

20th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

15:35 Ludlow

Chevington

11st 0lb

J: Jay Tidball

T: Alastair Ralph

All three bumper runs were at Hereford and easily the best was on debut when second in a small field; doesn't look up to this.

40/1

8th

3

24th Oct 2023

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 5

17:15 Hereford

Chevington

10st 13lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Alastair Ralph

midfield, some headway over 4f out, weakened over 3f out

16/1

Form: 04

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

16-1 for a Chepstow maiden hurdle in October, where he finished remote but was found to be lame; 12-1 at Taunton (2m, soft) one month ago on second start, making some late headway from well off the pace into 11l fourth of 13; essentially looks a longer-term prospect, with lots to learn, but this looks such a weak race that he could have claims.

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Verdict Starting price

5th

7

7th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:20 Ludlow

Schematic

11st 0lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Jamie Snowden

16-1 for a Chepstow maiden hurdle in October, where he finished remote but was found to be lame; 12-1 at Taunton (2m, soft) one month ago on second start, making some late headway from well off the pace into 11l fourth of 13; essentially looks a longer-term prospect, with lots to learn, but this looks such a weak race that he could have claims.

7/2

4th

7

8th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:55 Taunton

Schematic

11st 8lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Jamie Snowden

Two of dam's siblings were useful jumpers; 16-1 for racecourse debut in a Chepstow maiden hurdle in October, where he finished remote but was found to be lame; early days yet.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third foal; dam unraced half-sister to bumper and useful GB/US 2m hurdle/chase winner Charminster out of sister to useful 2m3f-2m5f chase winner Montpelier and 2m-2m4f hurdle winner Montelisa; twice runner-up this autumn from five starts in Irish points.

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6th

6

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

15:40 Doncaster

Scout Master

11st 2lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Claire Dyson

Runner-up in the autumn in two Irish maiden points but well beaten on final two runs in that sphere and same story when 100-1 for his recent hurdle debut at Ludlow (2m, soft).

100/1

6th

8

7th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:20 Ludlow

Scout Master

11st 0lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Claire Dyson

Third foal; dam unraced half-sister to bumper and useful GB/US 2m hurdle/chase winner Charminster out of sister to useful 2m3f-2m5f chase winner Montpelier and 2m-2m4f hurdle winner Montelisa; twice runner-up this autumn from five starts in Irish points.

50/1

Form: 7079-

Last run: 290 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

No solid claims after one Irish maiden point and four runs over hurdles, two over C&D; latest run was in a 2m2f handicap, no show at 100-1.

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7th

4

7th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:20 Ludlow

Happy Sanchez

11st 0lb

J: James Best

T: Max Young

No solid claims after one Irish maiden point and four runs over hurdles, two over C&D; latest run was in a 2m2f handicap, no show at 100-1.

100/1

9th

12

23rd Apr 2023

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

16:45 Stratford

Happy Sanchez

10st 11lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Max Young

Ex-Irish; well held in two novice hurdles at Ludlow for new stable; holds weak claims on handicap debut and needs to improve sharply.

33/1

Form: 046

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Minor promise in two Irish bumpers; 150-1 for British debut in a Listed mares' novice hurdle at Taunton (2m, good to soft) and not surprisingly finished a remote last; down in class but no solid claims.

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11

7th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:20 Ludlow

Barbie Girlz

10st 7lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Katy Price

Minor promise in two Irish bumpers; 150-1 for British debut in a Listed mares' novice hurdle at Taunton (2m, good to soft) and not surprisingly finished a remote last; down in class but no solid claims.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta £613.00
Straight Forecast £767.50
Trifecta £2460.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

South Omo Zone

RP RATINGS:

Chevington

The Guardian:

Jackpot Cash

WEST COUNTRY:

The Grey Man

Telegraph:

Rossbridge

The Sun:

Chevington

POSTDATA:

South Omo Zone

The Times:

South Omo Zone

Daily Mail:

South Omo Zone

D Express:

South Omo Zone

Daily Mirror:

South Omo Zone

The Star:

South Omo Zone

Daily Record:

South Omo Zone