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13:55 Ludlow

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Suzuki ATV UK “King Quad” Maiden Hurdle (Novices’ Championship Hurdle Series Qualifier) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 1m 7f 169y
  • Class 4
  • 15 runners
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Suzuki ATV UK “King Quad” Maiden Hurdle (Novices’ Championship Hurdle Series Qualifier) (GBB Race)

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

OUR TIP

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £23.90
  • Place: £4.50

Form: 2566

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ran well in autumn bumpers, including Listed; form dipped the last twice but latest effort (over a stiff 2m1f on hurdles debut) suggests this sharper scenario will suit; shortlisted.

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3rd

1

26th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

14:50 Taunton

Diamond Dice

11st 12lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

prominent

7/2

1st

3

21st Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:55 Ludlow

Diamond Dice

11st 7lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Ran well in autumn bumpers, including Listed; form dipped the last twice but latest effort (over a stiff 2m1f on hurdles debut) suggests this sharper scenario will suit; shortlisted.

7/1

4/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 80

Last run: 56 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Two Flat wins in France; well beaten over hurdles at Fairyhouse (Grade 3) and Leopardstown for this Irish stable but may do better with tongue-tie applied on this British foray.

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3rd

8

24th Mar 2024

Good

1m 7f 152y

Class 2

14:45 Ascot

Hamsiyann

11st 2lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: A J Martin

Two Flat wins in France; two heavy defeats in Ireland but he improved for the tongue-tie at Ludlow when finishing a 2l second on soft ground; the third won easily this week at Haydock; lurks on a low weight for handicap debut.

4/1

2nd

14

21st Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:55 Ludlow

Hamsiyann

10st 9lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: A J Martin

Two Flat wins in France; well beaten over hurdles at Fairyhouse (Grade 3) and Leopardstown for this Irish stable but may do better with tongue-tie applied on this British foray.

4/1

5/2

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 2 BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fairly useful on Flat for previous yard, winning five times; joined new connections for 100,000gns; novicey when beaten favourite at Catterick (1m7f, soft) on the switch to hurdles but finished a clear second and should improve for the experience; respected.

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1st

5

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 1f 87y

Class 2

17:40 Musselburgh

Golden Maverick

11st 1lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Won five times on the Flat from 1m-1m2f for Ian Williams last year; has taken time to click as a hurdler, but off the mark in a modest race at Haydock last time (1m7f, soft); not badly treated on handicap debut and could well play a part.

15/8

1st

3

20th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 144y

Class 4

14:15 Haydock

Golden Maverick

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Useful Flat form before changing hands for 100,000gns; has shaped with a nice bit of promise in both his runs over hurdles, especially as soft ground would not have been absolutely ideal for him; strong contender even on soft and yet conditions could dry out.

5/4

3rd

13

21st Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:55 Ludlow

Golden Maverick

10st 9lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Fairly useful on Flat for previous yard, winning five times; joined new connections for 100,000gns; novicey when beaten favourite at Catterick (1m7f, soft) on the switch to hurdles but finished a clear second and should improve for the experience; respected.

5/2

Form: 9-3324

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

0-3 in bumpers and 0-3 over hurdles but has consistent form; made the frame in C&D events (soft/good to soft) the last twice, one place behind Lindy Reilly latest; possibilities with Harry Cobden up for first time.

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6th

6

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:42 Hereford

Gentleman Jacques

11st 7lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

Ran well from the front when fourth of 15 at Ludlow (2m, soft) last month and has now made the frame on all four hurdling starts (once over C&D); doesn't appear to be making any progress, though, and others have slightly better form.

8/1

4th

4

21st Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:55 Ludlow

Gentleman Jacques

11st 7lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Charlie Longsdon

0-3 in bumpers and 0-3 over hurdles but has consistent form; made the frame in C&D events (soft/good to soft) the last twice, one place behind Lindy Reilly latest; possibilities with Harry Cobden up for first time.

6/1

Form: 2- BF

Last run: 500 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Absent since his fairly promising debut in 3yo hurdle at Ffos Las (2m, good; finished second of five) in October 2022; jumping lacked fluency that day but he's open to progress; heed the market signals.

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6th

2

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 111y

Class 5

17:30 Exeter

Zoeman

12st 0lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

Best hurdle form on second start, when fifth of 11 finishers in a competitive Ludlow maiden (2m, soft) in February, but his finishing effort was weak at Wincanton 23 days ago; handicaps offer more scope but he needs to show he can handle a stiff finish.

13/2

6

27th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

16:35 Wincanton

Zoeman

11st 6lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

Second in a good-ground hurdle at Ffos Las in October 2022; last month's reappearance was a while coming but he shaped nicely at Ludlow (2m, soft; beaten 12l) in a race that's working out, with the third successful since and the Irish-trained runner-up competitive in an Ascot handicap last weekend; open to further progress.

7/2

5th

9

21st Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:55 Ludlow

Zoeman

11st 7lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Tom George

Absent since his fairly promising debut in 3yo hurdle at Ffos Las (2m, good; finished second of five) in October 2022; jumping lacked fluency that day but he's open to progress; heed the market signals.

8/1

Form: 3

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Belied her 50-1 odds with a promising effort in C&D novice hurdle (soft) just before Christmas, staying on for third of 15 (one place in front of Gentleman Jacques); likely player provided that debut form is backed up.

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11th

16

23rd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 118y

Class 1

15:15 Newbury

Lindy Reilly

10st 6lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Hasn't progressed from a likeable hurdling debut at Ludlow in December and was some 24l off Marmalade Time at Doncaster only 20 days ago; has a lot to prove, but Harry Skelton gets the leg up for the first time and handicap newcomers from this yard always command a second look.

8/1

5th

9

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

14:05 Doncaster

Lindy Reilly

11st 0lb

J: Tristan Durrell

T: Dan Skelton

Better could have been expected at Ludlow (2m, soft) 11 days ago but prior to that she kept on for a promising third of 15 there (2m, soft) in December on her debut; this step up in trip could be a positive move and she retains potential for her top trainer.

11/2

Form: 4-06

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Showed some promise in similar event at Taunton (2m, soft; finished sixth of 14) last month on hurdles debut and third start overall; looks open to improvement.

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3rd

6

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

14:40 Taunton

Tout Sur Moi

11st 6lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jane Williams

Unplaced in both bumpers and (with a tongue-tie enlisted) in two starts over hurdles; not without promise but may be one for handicaps in due course.

14/1

7th

8

21st Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:55 Ludlow

Tout Sur Moi

11st 7lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jane Williams

Showed some promise in similar event at Taunton (2m, soft; finished sixth of 14) last month on hurdles debut and third start overall; looks open to improvement.

16/1

6th

10

8th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:25 Taunton

Tout Sur Moi

11st 8lb

J: David Noonan

T: Jane Williams

Out of a well-connected mare and displayed promise in both bumpers last year; should have a future over jumps but needs to improve to make a significant impact today; tongue-tie fitted.

25/1

Form: 8

Last run: 92 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Has the ability to take a hand, being a fair handicapper on the Flat, but needs to improve sharply upon his Hereford hurdles effort (2m, good) three months ago; had wind surgery since.

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8th

11

(1)

20th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 4

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Mount Olympus

8st 13lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Alan King

Well held over hurdles the last twice; has a record of 14113 on the Flat (AW/turf) for current yard and 3-4 under Rossa Ryan; interesting returned to this code, with further improvement still a possibility.

11/1

8th

6

21st Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:55 Ludlow

Mount Olympus

11st 7lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Alan King

Has the ability to take a hand, being a fair handicapper on the Flat, but needs to improve sharply upon his Hereford hurdles effort (2m, good) three months ago; had wind surgery since.

25/1

200/1

Form: PPP

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Point bumper winner; rules form figures (PPP) make her impossible to recommend.

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6th

7

2nd Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 5

16:00 Ludlow

Mo Zola

10st 2lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Belinda Clarke

Won a point bumper just under a year ago but did not show any promise on her first four hurdling starts (2m-2m5f) and is 3lb wrong for today's handicap debut.

40/1

9th

12

21st Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:55 Ludlow

Mo Zola

11st 0lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Belinda Clarke

Point bumper winner; rules form figures (PPP) make her impossible to recommend.

200/1

10

7th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

16:50 Ludlow

Mo Zola

11st 5lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Belinda Clarke

Won a point bumper but soon lost touch this autumn in hurdle races here (2m; 125-1) and at Hereford (2m3f; 200-1); hooded last time.

100/1

Form: 8

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Down the field in Fontwell bumper (2m1f, soft) last month; needs to leave that debut effort well behind.

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8

27th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

16:35 Wincanton

Bella Cavalla

10st 13lb

J: Thomasina Eyston

T: Neil Mulholland

Beaten a long way in a bumper and two hurdles; one for further down the line.

100/1

8th

12

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:25 Warwick

Bella Cavalla

10st 12lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

midfield

100/1

Form: 40

Last run: 60 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Point winner, disappointing in bumper and novice hurdle under rules; the wind surgery since last run needs to make a difference.

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11th

2

21st Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:55 Ludlow

Deep Strato

11st 7lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

Point winner, disappointing in bumper and novice hurdle under rules; the wind surgery since last run needs to make a difference.

33/1

10th

2

23rd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

11:55 Newcastle

Deep Strato

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

prominent

5/1

Form: 05/

Last run: 689 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

No promise in bumpers/points; needs a transformation switched to hurdles on debut for new yard.

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8

13th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

13:40 Chepstow

Lucky Lugger

11st 2lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Matt Sheppard

Seemingly aided by tongue-tie when shaping with significant promise in two recent novice races, the latter over C&D (soft) 12 days ago; probably needs further improvement to overcome opening handicap mark, though.

8/1

3rd

4

1st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

15:45 Chepstow

Lucky Lugger

11st 2lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Matt Sheppard

Pulled up in three consecutive points last spring and on hurdling debut in February, but shaped with considerable promise before weakening into fifth at Warwick (2m, soft; first-time tongue-tie) last month; each-way claims.

16/1

5th

7

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:25 Warwick

Lucky Lugger

11st 5lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Matt Sheppard

in touch with leaders

100/1

Form: 0PP

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Maiden pointer; has achieved nothing over hurdles; fitting of tongue-tie needs to make a huge difference.

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7

21st Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:55 Ludlow

Radharc Na Slaine

11st 7lb

J: Mr Callum Pritchard

T: David Rees

Maiden pointer; has achieved nothing over hurdles; fitting of tongue-tie needs to make a huge difference.

100/1

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8

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

13:30 Chepstow

Radharc Na Slaine

11st 6lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: David Rees

held up in last, reminders 5th, lost touch and pulled up before 3 out

100/1

Form: 2-34 BF

Last run: 71 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Went very close at Fontainebleau (1m7f, very soft) on sole French start; beaten favourite in both British attempts, particularly disappointing latest, but subsequent wind surgery may help; not written off.

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15

21st Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:55 Ludlow

Karaktere DEnfer

10st 9lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: Tom Symonds

Went very close at Fontainebleau (1m7f, very soft) on sole French start; beaten favourite in both British attempts, particularly disappointing latest, but subsequent wind surgery may help; not written off.

7/1

Form: 7

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Weak contender on Flat form; showed no improvement switched to hurdles at Warwick last month.

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16

21st Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:55 Ludlow

Snow Forecast

10st 9lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Weak contender on Flat form; showed no improvement switched to hurdles at Warwick last month.

100/1

7th

12

22nd Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

13:05 Warwick

Snow Forecast

11st 0lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Only beat one rival in three Flat runs for Jonathan Portman; plenty to prove on stable/hurdle debut after 234 days off.

100/1

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Straight Forecast £1100.60
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Golden Maverick

WEST COUNTRY:

Zoeman

The Star:

Tout Sur Moi

The Guardian:

Gentleman Jacques

Telegraph:

Zoeman

D Express:

Zoeman

RP RATINGS:

Golden Maverick

POSTDATA:

Golden Maverick

LAMBOURN:

Golden Maverick

The Times:

Golden Maverick

Daily Mail:

Golden Maverick

Daily Mirror:

Golden Maverick

The Sun:

Golden Maverick

Daily Record:

Golden Maverick