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15:40 Doncaster

Soft

SBK Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4193.42
  • 2m 0f 128y
  • Class 4
  • 9 runners
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SBK Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.00
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 21-5 D BF

Last run: 99 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten fifth on hurdle/seasonal debut at Lingfield (2m3f) in November, when fading on his first encounter with soft ground; however, he was sent off at just 11-8 having shown considerable promise in bumpers (good/good to soft), which he could tap back into when back on a better surface.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

9

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

15:40 Doncaster

Support Act

11st 2lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Toby Lawes

Soundly beaten fifth on hurdle/seasonal debut at Lingfield (2m3f) in November, when fading on his first encounter with soft ground; however, he was sent off at just 11-8 having shown considerable promise in bumpers (good/good to soft), which he could tap back into when back on a better surface.

7/2

5th

7

14th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 3

13:55 Lingfield

Support Act

11st 0lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Toby Lawes

Impressive winner of a Wetherby bumper in April when last seen (third has won over hurdles since): should be well served by a longer trip now tackling this discipline and could have a good future; shortlisted.

5/2

8/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 34-61 CD

Last run: 81 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won by 2l over C&D (good) in December on his second hurdle start; lightly raced and open to further improvement, but he carries a 7lb penalty today and others have more substance to their form.

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7th

1

7th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

16:20 Carlisle

Mister Moodles

11st 12lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Rebecca Menzies

soon raced in second, lost second and weakened before 2 out

4/1

2nd

1

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

15:40 Doncaster

Mister Moodles

11st 9lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Rebecca Menzies

Won by 2l over C&D (good) in December on his second hurdle start; lightly raced and open to further improvement, but he carries a 7lb penalty today and others have more substance to their form.

8/1

5/2

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 13 D

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 121

Form & Verdict

Useful on the Flat and won on hurdle debut at Lingfield (2m, good to soft) in November; another good run when third of five in warm introductory hurdle at Newbury (2m, soft) in December; leading player under a penalty.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

2

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

15:40 Doncaster

Paradias

11st 9lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Useful on the Flat and won on hurdle debut at Lingfield (2m, good to soft) in November; another good run when third of five in warm introductory hurdle at Newbury (2m, soft) in December; leading player under a penalty.

5/2

3rd

2

30th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 3

12:40 Newbury

Paradias

11st 12lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Has much higher mileage than these rivals, having raced 17 times; however, he's useful on Flat and won easily at Lingfield (2m, good to soft) on hurdles debut; should go well.

9/2

Form: 3-

Last run: 318 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Easily won Irish maiden point (3m, yielding) on debut last February and 13l third for Michael Scudamore in Ffos Las bumper (2m, soft) in April, a race from which some useful sorts have emerged; makes hurdle debut with new yard among the winners and the betting could be informative.

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4

4th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:35 Southwell

Montys Soldier

11st 4lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Christian Williams

Impressed in an Irish point and shaped well to be third in a good Ffos Las bumper in these colours for Michael Scudamore; 9-1 on hurdle debut for Christian Williams at Doncaster (2m, soft) and after losing his position from halfway was beaten a distance; remains of interest on those initial efforts.

5/1

4th

5

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

15:40 Doncaster

Montys Soldier

11st 2lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Christian Williams

Easily won Irish maiden point (3m, yielding) on debut last February and 13l third for Michael Scudamore in Ffos Las bumper (2m, soft) in April, a race from which some useful sorts have emerged; makes hurdle debut with new yard among the winners and the betting could be informative.

12/1

Form: 6

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

There's some potential in his pedigree and he's open to improvement for his top yard, but beaten 32l when sixth on last month's debut over C&D (good to soft; 13-2) and Harry Skelton rides stablemate Williethebuilder.

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5th

8

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

15:40 Doncaster

Skiffle Man

11st 2lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Dan Skelton

There's some potential in his pedigree and he's open to improvement for his top yard, but beaten 32l when sixth on last month's debut over C&D (good to soft; 13-2) and Harry Skelton rides stablemate Williethebuilder.

14/1

6th

9

10th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Skiffle Man

11st 4lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

14,000euros foal, 45,000euros 3yo; fourth foal; brother to 2m4f-3m4f hurdle/chase winner Tim Pat (RPR 129); dam unraced sister to 2m4f-2m5f hurdle winner Resolute Bay (126); in top hands and makes debut in race lacking depth; could play leading role, especially if strong in betting.

5/1

Form: 6

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

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).

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

10

1st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

13:35 Huntingdon

Scout Master

10st 3lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Claire Dyson

prominent

12/1

9

13th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

15:10 Huntingdon

Scout Master

11st 6lb

J: David Noonan

T: Claire Dyson

Maiden pointer; soundly beaten in two novice hurdles under rules; opposed.

100/1

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

40/1

Form: PP

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Useful three-time Flat winner in France but struggled on first two British Flat starts and subsequently pulled up on both hurdle runs; needs to be an entirely different proposition now wearing a visor.

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7th

7

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

15:40 Doncaster

Selwan

11st 2lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Alan King

Useful three-time Flat winner in France but struggled on first two British Flat starts and subsequently pulled up on both hurdle runs; needs to be an entirely different proposition now wearing a visor.

40/1

Form: 786

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Down the field at triple-figure odds here on his two hurdle starts and dramatic improvement is required.

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4th

11

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 140y

Class 5

15:54 Market Rasen

Garitsa Bay

10st 11lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Ian Williams

Unexposed; has not shown a great deal in three runs over hurdles, all at Doncaster, the first over 2m3f; may do better now going handicapping.

10/1

8th

4

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

15:40 Doncaster

Garitsa Bay

11st 2lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Ian Williams

Down the field at triple-figure odds here on his two hurdle starts and dramatic improvement is required.

100/1

Form: 37

Last run: 47 days

W: 10st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

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).

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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

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Straight Forecast £146.60
Trifecta £286.00

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Paradias

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Paradias

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