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14:05 Doncaster

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SBK Junior “National Hunt” Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4901.4
  • 2m 0f 128y
  • Class 4
  • 8 runners
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SBK Junior “National Hunt” Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain and snow

OUR TIP

Form: 3

Last run: 59 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

His debut third of six at Ayr (2m, soft; 12-1) gives him something to build on, but he was beaten 23l and a big step forward is needed.

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3rd

8

19th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

14:00 Carlisle

Copernic Du Mazet

10st 9lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

held up in rear, headway and in touch with leaders after 3rd

11/2

3rd

2

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

11:50 Ayr

Copernic Du Mazet

11st 0lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Fourth foal; dam once-raced sister to French 2m1f hurdle winner, half-sister to two French winners; makes debut in a hood but he's in good hands and the betting could be informative.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

13,000gns foal, 30,000gns yearling; third foal; dam placed 6f/7f (RPR 68), closely related to dual-purpose performer Royal Reserve; represents top northern stable and the betting may be informative on debut.

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No Results Found

Form: C2

Last run: 61 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Carried out early on debut in Cheltenham Grade 2 in November and ran a cracker when well-backed Listed runner-up at Aintree (2m1f, heavy) in December; stands out as the one to beat judged on that latest form.

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2nd

3

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

14:40 Aintree

Knight Of Allen

11st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Jane Williams

22-1, carried out just after the first flight on last month's debut in Grade 2 Triumph Trial at Cheltenham; tackles another warm contest here but he's a half-brother to connections' Grade 2 juvenile hurdle winner Galahad Quest and it will be no surprise to see a good run.

11/1

Form: O53

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Improved form when close third of 14 in bumper at Newcastle (1m6f, good) in December; this half-brother to two hurdle winners brings potential to this first hurdle start and could give a good account.

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3rd

4

23rd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 6f 66y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Knomorediamonds

11st 0lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Lucinda Russell

took keen hold, prominent

16/1

5th

5

25th Nov 2023

Good

1m 5f 148y

Class 5

15:23 Huntingdon

Knomorediamonds

11st 0lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Lucinda Russell

Took a strong hold at Aintree and was clear when running out at halfway (soft; 9-1); looks to have ability but perhaps not straightforward.

7/1

Form: 37

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fair third on debut in Newcastle bumper (1m6f, good to soft) in November but failed to threaten the first two and he was tailed off over hurdles at Ludlow (2m, soft) last month; hard to fancy on the back of that.

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9th

10

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

15:40 Doncaster

Ravanelli

10st 4lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

Attracted market support and displayed some ability when third on debut in Newcastle bumper (1m6f, good to soft) in November, but soundly beaten and has since finished tailed off at 100-1 over hurdles at Ludlow (2m, soft).

66/1

Form: 2

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Sent off at just 3-1 on recent debut at Newbury (2m, good to soft) and finished a close second; Knight Of Allen has stronger form but it was a very promising start from this fellow, whose inexperience was evident, and there can be optimism he'll improve; respected.

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2nd

7

23rd Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 3

14:00 Newbury

Wreckless Eric

11st 0lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

took keen hold, prominent

10/1

Form: 96

Last run: 50 days

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Tailed off in bumper/hurdle on her two runs for Lucinda Russell (wind op since) and is probably best watched on this stable debut.

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5th

9

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Raise Your Glass

10st 7lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

Beaten long way in two runs (bumper/hurdle) for Lucinda Russell; subsequent wind surgery may prompt improvement on debut for new stable; remains with same owner.

33/1

6th

7

20th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:15 Ludlow

Raise Your Glass

11st 0lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Lucinda Russell

Out of a 2m3f-2m6f hurdle/chase winner; 22-1 when tailed off in a Doncaster bumper when never better than mid division; will stay much further in time.

40/1

Abandoned

Form: 33

Last run: 68 days

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Fair third on debut in Stratford bumper (2m, soft) in November and built on that when again third over this C&D (good) in December; trainer does well with this type and no surprise to see a good run on hurdle debut.

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3rd

11

2nd Dec 2023

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 5

15:16 Doncaster

Rockola

10st 7lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Alan King

Finished around 3l ahead of Miss Mink when third of nine at Stratford (soft; 7-2) last month, never far away and keeping on; improvement is possible and she should be in the mix again.

5/1

3rd

9

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:05 Stratford

Rockola

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Sixth foal; half-sister to winners Au Fleuron (bumper/2m hurdle; RPR 133) and Coachman (2m7f hurdle; 88); dam from smart family; in good hands and she's on the shortlist.

9/4

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Non-runners

The Ron Do Ron

Verdict

Having finished runner-up in a Listed race at Aintree in December, KNIGHT OF ALLEN is the one to beat, although Wreckless Eric was a promising second on his recent debut at Newbury and is open to improvement. Hurdling newcomers Knomorediamonds and Rockola have been placed in bumpers and bring potential.[Ben Hutton]

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Knight Of Allen

TOPSPEED:

Wreckless Eric

Telegraph:

Wreckless Eric

The Guardian:

Wreckless Eric

The Sun:

Wreckless Eric

The Star:

Wreckless Eric

Daily Record:

Wreckless Eric

RP RATINGS:

Knight Of Allen

POSTDATA:

Knight Of Allen

WEST COUNTRY:

Knight Of Allen

The Times:

Knight Of Allen

Daily Mail:

Knight Of Allen

D Express:

Knight Of Allen

Daily Mirror:

Knight Of Allen