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16:05 Huntingdon

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  • 2m 4f 145y
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Runners: 24 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

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Form: 466200

Last run: 62 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

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1st

5

24th Mar 2024

Good

2m 7f 118y

Class 4

15:55 Ascot

Redbridge Rambler

11st 7lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Martin Keighley

Ended last year with two down-the-field runs (2m/1m7f) but appreciated drop to this grade when close/clear second at Sedgefield (2m4f, soft) last month; has to take a 3lb rise on the chin but is worth another crack at this sort of trip and today's faster ground is probably in his favour.

7/1

2nd

5

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

14:54 Sedgefield

Redbridge Rambler

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Martin Keighley

led, headed but pressed leader 3rd, led narrowly 7th, headed 3 out

7/1

Form: 2305-0

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 99

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6th

12

24th Mar 2024

Good

2m 7f 118y

Class 4

15:55 Ascot

Vengeance

11st 3lb

J: Bryony Frost

T: William de Best-Turner

Nine-race maiden who finished well down the field after making the running in 2m4f Sandown handicap hurdle on stable debut in January; moves up in trip with a lot to prove.

66/1

Form: 14-805

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

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3rd

3

4th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

16:40 Southwell

Samazul

11st 12lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

held up in rear

7/4

5th

12

23rd Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 3

13:25 Newbury

Samazul

11st 8lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

Bumper form included a good-ground success at Southwell; beaten long way in slow-ground events over hurdles, latest here; may do better when back on sound surface.

100/1

Form: 7586

Last run: 82 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

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5th

1

20th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

17:15 Market Rasen

Gentle Victor

12st 0lb

J: William Shanahan

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

took keen hold, towards rear, headway after 5th, in touch with leaders when lost ground after 3 out, soon struggling

14/1

7

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

17:15 Ludlow

Gentle Victor

10st 8lb

J: William Shanahan

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Best RPR when eyecatching fifth over 2m at this course (hurdles debut) in October; possible improver off bottom weight returned to Ludlow on handicap debut; not dismissed.

10/1

Form: 1P-322 BF

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

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2nd

4

6th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

16:15 Catterick

Burrows Hall

11st 2lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Sue Smith

In good form this season and improved for the step up in trip when winning comfortably over C&D (soft) last Tuesday, making virtually all; a 7lb penalty may not stop him if he can repeat that latest form.

6/4

1st

6

27th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

16:50 Catterick

Burrows Hall

11st 1lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Sue Smith

made virtually all

4/1

Form: 5-3S43

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

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3rd

6

13th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

13:40 Chepstow

Wise Guy

11st 3lb

J: Harry Atkins

T: Stuart Edmunds

Progressive 5yo who drew 8l clear to score under Harry Atkins at Carlisle (2m1f, soft) a fortnight ago and is now 2-7 over hurdles; respected.

9/4

1st

5

30th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

13:55 Carlisle

Wise Guy

11st 6lb

J: Harry Atkins

T: Stuart Edmunds

Travelled strongly before asserting at Lingfield (2m, heavy) last month, his second handicap, and was not discredited when turned over at short odds by all-the-way winner at Huntingdon (2m, soft) a fortnight ago; still has potential and remains of strong interest.

5/2

2nd

5

17th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

15:52 Huntingdon

Wise Guy

11st 5lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Stuart Edmunds

Kept on well to get off the mark on second handicap start at Lingfield last time (2m, heavy) and should go well again despite a 4lb rise.

11/8

Form: 580007

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 96

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7th

3

28th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

13:45 Fontwell

Dixie Flyer

11st 11lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Sean Curran

0-10 over hurdles in Ireland for Henry de Bromhead and has not shown a great deal on his three starts for Sean Curran; of interest only if attracting good market support.

7/1

Form: 26237

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 96

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6

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 7f 95y

Class 5

15:45 Fakenham

Colonel Whizz

11st 8lb

T: Olly Murphy

3rd

4

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

14:07 Huntingdon

Colonel Whizz

11st 10lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Best run when second in a maiden hurdle at Fakenham in November (2m4f, good to soft); hasn't run as well since, although excuses for below-par run on handicap debut last time (3m, soft); tongue-tie now tried; bit to prove.

6/1

Form: 256412 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 96

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2nd

3

18th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 49y

Class 4

15:48 Fontwell

Sangiovese

10st 11lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Gary Moore

raced lazily, in touch with leaders, dropped to rear 3rd, detached before 4 out, went third before 2 out, stayed on and went second run-in, nearest finish

3/1

Form: 37-F2P

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 96

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Form: 5PPPPF

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

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2

7th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

16:05 Wincanton

Orange Diamond

11st 11lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Clive Boultbee-Brooks

Won two hurdles in France in 2022; pulled up on his first four starts for this trainer (all chases); was in the process of running a better race when falling two out in a Hereford handicap chase (2m5f, soft; first-time cheekpieces) latest; up 5lb for this return to hurdles; more needed.

11/2

5

14th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:30 Hereford

Orange Diamond

11st 3lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Clive Boultbee-Brooks

in touch with leaders

33/1

Form: 2383/6

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 93

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5

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 12y

Class 5

16:40 Taunton

Man Of Light

11st 5lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

took keen hold, midfield, jumped left 1st, headway when fell heavily 5 out

10/1

6th

6

29th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

16:20 Plumpton

Man Of Light

11st 9lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

in touch with leaders

13/2

Form: 63-723 BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

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1st

9

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 5

15:00 Exeter

Mister Barclay

11st 0lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Tom Symonds

Placed on three of his five appearances this season, most recently when second to unexposed subsequent winner at Wetherby (3m, soft) last month; could still have more to offer over staying trips and helps to give his connections a good hand in this race.

7/1

2nd

3

19th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:15 Wetherby

Mister Barclay

11st 6lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Tom Symonds

Below form at Hereford (2m5f) last month and now 0-8 over hurdles but was placed over 2m3f here on consecutive appearances beforehand and could plausibly have untapped potential over 3m.

9/2

7th

9

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 163y

Class 5

16:40 Hereford

Mister Barclay

11st 2lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Tom Symonds

0-7 over hurdles but shaped as though today's move back up in trip might suit when placed in consecutive 2m3f handicaps at Wetherby (both on soft) this winter; probably won't be far away.

6/1

Form: -22124 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

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Form: 0-P48

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

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8

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

17:10 Taunton

Joker De Thaix

11st 5lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Neil Mulholland

Well beaten in two of his three qualifying races but ran well for a long way when fourth at Uttoxeter (2m4f, heavy) in between; makes handicap debut here; could have a say.

12/1

8th

5

27th Jan 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:23 Uttoxeter

Joker De Thaix

11st 8lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Neil Mulholland

No show in his first two starts but he shaped with some promise when fourth of ten in a maiden hurdle here (2m4f, heavy; hood added) last month; should be able to build on that but he has plenty to find with Roccos Inspiration on this drop back in trip.

5/1

Form: 7PP625

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 87

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1st

11

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 4f 1y

Class 5

15:10 Fakenham

Tip Top Tonto

11st 2lb

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

prominent, lost ground after 2nd

7/1

4th

3

14th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

17:00 Hexham

Tip Top Tonto

11st 6lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

Often placed, but still seeking his first win (0-14); was sporting a first-time visor when runner-up in a seller at Southwell (2m, good to soft) in January; failed to settle, and predictably didn't stay the longer trip (2m4f) at Market Rasen next time; drops back down in distance here.

15/2

Form: -24523 BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

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1st

6

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

14:07 Huntingdon

Sailed Away

11st 2lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Stuart Edmunds

Fairly exposed now, but comes here in decent form having finished third in a novice handicap at Market Rasen (2m4f, good) and close second in a handicap at Wetherby (2m3f, soft) on last two starts; chance.

4/1

2nd

8

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 5

17:10 Wetherby

Sailed Away

11st 0lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Stuart Edmunds

0-9 under rules after soundly beaten third at Market Rasen (2m4f, good to soft) latest but that was still a fair run and he was a good second at Huntingdon (2m3f, good to soft) the time before; also ran well on heavy ground in December; this might not take much winning and he's on the shortlist.

4/1

Form: P71-3P

Last run: 77 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 85

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6th

8

25th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

16:05 Huntingdon

Baghdad Central

11st 1lb

J: Mr Tom Broughton

T: Nick Kent

Gained his breakthrough victory at Carlisle (2m3f) last April and wasn't disgraced after 11 weeks off when a fading fifth of 12 in 2m3f Doncaster handicap last month; he should take a step forward now.

12/1

5th

10

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

16:15 Doncaster

Baghdad Central

11st 1lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Nick Kent

in touch with leaders

14/1

Form: 1/278P

Last run: 62 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

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5th

9

25th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

16:05 Huntingdon

Midnight Soldier

11st 1lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Made a winning bumper debut for Christian Williams in 2021 but he's failed to go on for his current yard in this sphere and was pulled up on his handicap debut at Uttoxeter (2m4f) in December; tongue-tie is applied with lots more needed.

16/1

0

5

22nd Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

13:05 Uttoxeter

Midnight Soldier

11st 3lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Ben Pauling

Absent for nearly two years after winning bumper debut in 2021 and has shown only minor promise in three novice hurdles this year (2m-2m4f) but improvement is possible on today's handicap debut; unraced on ground slower than good to soft.

8/1

Form: 1-P07

Last run: 43 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 79

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7th

15

10th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Mrs Tabitha

10st 11lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Won bumper at Bangor (2m, good) on debut last April and she's a half-sister to top-class chaser Presenting Percy; monitor the betting, but she's struggled on her first two hurdle starts (tailed off at 100-1 last time).

100/1

10th

9

20th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

14:25 Ludlow

Mrs Tabitha

11st 0lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Half-sister to top-class chaser Presenting Percy; drew nicely clear to win good-ground Bangor bumper on debut in April but ran no race when switched to hurdling last month and needs to bounce back here.

20/1

Form: 908

Last run: 58 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

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1st

5

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 5

16:10 Exeter

Loverdose

10st 8lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Robert Walford

prominent, pressed leaders after 1st, led narrowly 5th, ridden after 2 out, kept on well run-in

16/1

8th

7

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

13:07 Fontwell

Loverdose

11st 2lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Robert Walford

Won on the Flat in France in April 2022 but struggled on both British hurdling starts this autumn (2m/1m7f) and needs a transformation.

66/1

Form: P7PPP5

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 74

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5th

12

14th Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

14:05 Plumpton

Crookbarrow

10st 2lb

J: James Best

T: Cynthia Woods

towards rear

100/1

7

28th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 82y

Class 4

16:05 Wincanton

Crookbarrow

10st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Cynthia Woods

Runner-up in a point-to-point bumper but he's struggled on his eight rules starts and would be a surprise winner from 10lb out of the handicap.

100/1

Form: 46PF

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 72

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0

4

13th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 0y

Class 2

13:15 Warwick

Ideal De Romay

11st 7lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

Won an Irish point last May but soundly beaten in three hurdle races; needs a transformation in headgear first time.

100/1

0

8

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

15:20 Chepstow

Ideal De Romay

11st 2lb

J: Bradley Roberts

T: Charlie Longsdon

prominent

25/1

Form: 50-6

Last run: 283 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 69

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5th

10

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

14:07 Huntingdon

Try The Money

10st 4lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Henry Oliver

Unexposed; improved form on handicap debut when second at Taunton last time (2m3f, soft); conditions suit; chance on that form.

9/2

2nd

9

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

14:40 Taunton

Try The Money

10st 5lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Henry Oliver

took keen hold, towards rear, headway 5 out, went second going okay after 3 out, outpaced 2 out, rallied approaching last, kept on

16/1

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Betting Forcast

Redbridge Rambler, Vengeance, Samazul, Gentle Victor, Burrows Hall, Wise Guy, Dixie Flyer, Colonel Whizz, Sangiovese, Aldsworth, Orange Diamond, Man Of Light, Mister Barclay, Libor Lad, Joker De Thaix, Tip Top Tonto, Sailed Away, Baghdad Central, Midnight Soldier, Mrs Tabitha, Loverdose, Crookbarrow, Ideal De Romay, Try The Money