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16:05 Ludlow

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Suzuki ATV UK Ludlow Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 2m 7f 174y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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Suzuki ATV UK Ludlow Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

2/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.00
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 2332

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Yet to race on soft/heavy; consistent over 2m5f under rules, running well behind a Paul Nicholls-trained rival at Hereford most recently; bred to be suited by this longer distance; leading player on form.

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1st

5

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 4

16:05 Ludlow

Monks Meadow

11st 6lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Yet to race on soft/heavy; consistent over 2m5f under rules, running well behind a Paul Nicholls-trained rival at Hereford most recently; bred to be suited by this longer distance; leading player on form.

2/1

2nd

7

29th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 4

13:30 Hereford

Monks Meadow

11st 5lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Runner-up in Irish maiden point (3m, good) last April and he's finished placed again in his three hurdle runs since October; found improvement when a staying-on third behind an odds-on rival at Ascot (2m5f, good to soft) last time and that form puts him firmly in the picture here; shortlisted.

9/2

3rd

6

22nd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 141y

Class 3

13:20 Ascot

Monks Meadow

11st 4lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Runner-up in Irish maiden point (3m, good) and has finished placed at Kempton (2m5f, good) on both rules runs; soundly beaten on those hurdle outings and his limitations are evident but he has each-way claims once more.

14/1

25/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 58

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

2m4f point winner; modest form in 2m3f maiden hurdles this winter; new trip needs to prompt improvement.

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1st

3

16th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 191y

Class 4

16:50 Ffos Las

Mahland

11st 9lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Mel Rowley

Winning pointer; well behind Minella Blueway on his hurdling debut but has raised his game since then, finishing second in a 3m maiden and then going close on handicap debut at Exeter (2m5f, heavy); likeable type who should appreciate this return to further.

5/2

2nd

2

25th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 4

15:20 Exeter

Mahland

11st 13lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Mel Rowley

Point winner (2m4f, soft) who showed improved form when clear runner-up in Ludlow maiden (3m, soft) last month on third hurdle start, having been well backed; brings potential to this handicap debut and could be a contender.

7/2

2nd

4

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 4

16:05 Ludlow

Mahland

11st 6lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Mel Rowley

2m4f point winner; modest form in 2m3f maiden hurdles this winter; new trip needs to prompt improvement.

25/1

OUR TIP

10/1

  • Place: £4.40

Form: 53

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Bought for £110,000 after Irish point win; no match for the first two at Market Rasen (2m4f, good to soft) on latest attempt under rules but may improve for this return to 3m; shortlisted.

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3rd

1

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 4

16:05 Ludlow

Caher Roes Den

11st 6lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: B F Brookhouse

Bought for £110,000 after Irish point win; no match for the first two at Market Rasen (2m4f, good to soft) on latest attempt under rules but may improve for this return to 3m; shortlisted.

10/1

3rd

4

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

14:05 Market Rasen

Caher Roes Den

11st 2lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: B F Brookhouse

raced in fourth

14/1

5th

3

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 91y

Class 4

14:20 Ayr

Caher Roes Den

11st 0lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: B F Brookhouse

Bought for 110,000 euros after winning an Irish point in April (3m, soft; runner-up won next time and sold for 255,000 euros); interesting on hurdles debut.

3/1

Form: U2

Last run: 70 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Sole mare in the field; Irish maiden point winner; both rules starts at Exeter, clear second behind an odds-on Paul Nicholls-trained opponent latest (2m5f, soft); one of the main form contenders, returned to 3m.

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7

25th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 4

15:20 Exeter

Annie Express

11st 5lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

Point winner who weakened when well-beaten fourth in Ludlow maiden (3m, soft) last month; however, prior to that she was a promising second over this C&D (soft) and could be in the mix if tapping back into that promise now back down in distance on her handicap debut.

11/1

4th

10

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 4

16:05 Ludlow

Annie Express

10st 13lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

Sole mare in the field; Irish maiden point winner; both rules starts at Exeter, clear second behind an odds-on Paul Nicholls-trained opponent latest (2m5f, soft); one of the main form contenders, returned to 3m.

9/2

Form: 32-48U

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Slowed dramatically and unseated rider at first flight on latest outing; something to find on earlier form but is bred to do better, being out of a triple hurdles winner for his connections.

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5th

6

2nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

15:00 Ludlow

Pearl Island

10st 11lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Henry Daly

Made the frame in two bumpers last spring and also displayed promise when fourth on hurdling debut at Uttoxeter (2m4f, heavy) in November; however, has gone the wrong way since and needs to turn things around on this handicap debut.

12/1

5th

6

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 4

16:05 Ludlow

Pearl Island

11st 6lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: Henry Daly

Slowed dramatically and unseated rider at first flight on latest outing; something to find on earlier form but is bred to do better, being out of a triple hurdles winner for his connections.

25/1

Form: 3 BF

Last run: 156 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Solid promise in two runs last year, winning a point (2m4f, soft) in May then close third in Worcester bumper (2m, good) in September; bred to be suited by this new trip; enters calculations.

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6th

9

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 4

16:05 Ludlow

Touchwoodexpress

11st 6lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Solid promise in two runs last year, winning a point (2m4f, soft) in May then close third in Worcester bumper (2m, good) in September; bred to be suited by this new trip; enters calculations.

4/1

3rd

7

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:15 Worcester

Touchwoodexpress

11st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Winner of a maiden point in May (2m4f, narrow leader when two market rivals fell at the final fence); plenty of stamina in the pedigree but still of interest on bumper debut, having joined a yard that does well in these races here (5-17 in last five years).

7/2

Form: 4P-

Last run: 321 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Absent since pulled up in a Hereford maiden hurdle (2m3f) last April, failing to back up his bumper effort; market can guide.

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7th

7

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 4

16:05 Ludlow

Pippin Took

11st 6lb

J: James Turner

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Absent since pulled up in a Hereford maiden hurdle (2m3f) last April, failing to back up his bumper effort; market can guide.

25/1

4

6th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:25 Hereford

Pippin Took

11st 6lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Too green to do himself justice in a bumper last December but kept on to finish fourth; interesting to note any confidence behind him now tackling hurdles over a longer trip.

10/1

4th

6

30th Dec 2022

Soft

1m 7f 144y

Class 4

15:30 Haydock

Pippin Took

11st 2lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Second foal; dam unraced sister to 2m1f/2m5f chase winner Strawberry Hill, half-sister to bumper winner Bugsy's Girl, from family of Hors La Loi III and Cyborgo; strong yard is 4-22 in bumpers this term.

9/1

Form: 59-P

Last run: 91 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

No promise in three runs over 2m, latest switched to hurdles; new trip needs to make a huge difference.

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2

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 4

16:05 Ludlow

Catch The Crumpet

11st 6lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

No promise in three runs over 2m, latest switched to hurdles; new trip needs to make a huge difference.

100/1

0

2

22nd Nov 2023

Heavy

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

12:35 Ffos Las

Catch The Crumpet

11st 4lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

in rear, struggling from 4 out, tailed off

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Solid second, splitting subsequent rules winners, in an Irish point last March; subsequently sold for £115,000; interesting, particularly if the market speaks favourably.

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3

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 4

16:05 Ludlow

Fortified Fortune

11st 6lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Christian Williams

Solid second, splitting subsequent rules winners, in an Irish point last March; subsequently sold for £115,000; interesting, particularly if the market speaks favourably.

4/1

Form: 6

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Opened his account at the fourth attempt in Irish points in 2022; well beaten switched to rules at Ffos Las (2m4f) this month but may do better with the outing under his belt.

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5th

6

13th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:40 Chepstow

River Voyage

11st 9lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Rebecca Curtis

Irish point winner in 2022; struggled on first two hurdling starts but shaped with considerably more promise when third here (2m7f, heavy; albeit well held in the end) last month; drops back in trip for handicap debut.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £69.00
Straight Forecast £69.70
Trifecta £806.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Monks Meadow

LAMBOURN:

Annie Express

WEST COUNTRY:

Touchwoodexpress

Telegraph:

Touchwoodexpress

RP RATINGS:

Monks Meadow

TOPSPEED:

Monks Meadow

POSTDATA:

Monks Meadow

The Guardian:

Monks Meadow

Daily Mail:

Monks Meadow

The Sun:

Monks Meadow

The Times:

Annie Express

D Express:

Annie Express

Daily Mirror:

Annie Express

The Star:

Annie Express

Daily Record:

Annie Express