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16:10 Ayr

Heavy

Coral “We’re Here For It” Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 6 runners
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Coral “We’re Here For It” Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 6 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

10/11 (Won)

  • Win: £1.84
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 1

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Comfortably justified favouritism in Carlisle bumper (2m1f, soft; debut) three weeks ago and looks open to progress; out of half-sister to a French Grade 1 hurdle winner; respected.

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1st

2

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:10 Ayr

I Am Max

11st 7lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

Comfortably justified favouritism in Carlisle bumper (2m1f, soft; debut) three weeks ago and looks open to progress; out of half-sister to a French Grade 1 hurdle winner; respected.

10/11

1st

5

5th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

16:40 Carlisle

I Am Max

11st 7lb

J: Lewis Dobb

T: Sandy Thomson

took keen hold, midfield on outer, headway and in touch with leaders after 6f

16/1

5/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Recorded a 5l success in heavy-ground Irish point four months ago on third attempt; subsequently sold for £30,000; new yard also runs Two Auld Pals; heed the market signals.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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2nd

5

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

Dollar Collar

11st 5lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

Irish point winner who built upon promising rules debut when keeping on too strongly for short-odds favourite at Hexham (2m, heavy) in February; ought to be suited by the extra distance and can play a major role.

2/1

5

14th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

13:10 Hexham

Dollar Collar

10st 13lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

3m heavy-ground Irish point winner, but although done few favours by the slow tempo rallied well on her Ayr novice hurdle debut last month to fail by just under 1l; would have appealed more upped to further already, but there's certainly ability there and she remains of interest.

9/1

Form: 22 BF

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Colt

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Acts on heavy ground; three Flat wins for previous yard; runner-up in two novice hurdles for new stable, latest at Newcastle (2m1f; beaten a neck); now goes in tongue-tie; solid claims.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

3

22nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

17:05 Hexham

Two Auld Pals

11st 10lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

Fair Flat racer who has made the frame on all three hurdling starts, most recently when third in Ayr novice (2m, heavy) last month; could quite plausibly have improvement to come in handicaps; one to consider.

2/1

3rd

4

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:10 Ayr

Two Auld Pals

11st 7lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

Acts on heavy ground; three Flat wins for previous yard; runner-up in two novice hurdles for new stable, latest at Newcastle (2m1f; beaten a neck); now goes in tongue-tie; solid claims.

7/4

Form: 4-8

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Well held at Carlisle (2m1f hurdle) this month on return from long absence but may improve with that outing under his belt; showed some promise in bumper here in April 2022.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

12

28th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:10 Wetherby

The Best Way

11st 6lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Fourth in an Ayr bumper in May 2022; better run over hurdles when fourth at Ayr last month (2m, heavy); each-way chance.

16/1

4th

3

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:10 Ayr

The Best Way

11st 7lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Well held at Carlisle (2m1f hurdle) this month on return from long absence but may improve with that outing under his belt; showed some promise in bumper here in April 2022.

20/1

10

5th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

13:32 Carlisle

The Best Way

11st 5lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Nicky Richards

towards rear, overjumped and pecked on landing 1st, bumped and nearly lost jockey 2nd

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 6F7-96

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Flat winner; 0-6 over hurdles and failed to improve for new yard the last twice; stiff task on ratings, returned to novice level.

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3rd

8

30th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

13:55 Carlisle

Dont Look Back

10st 2lb

J: Tristan Durrell

T: William Young Jnr

Won on the Flat a year ago but is yet to be placed after eight hurdling starts; gave good account when fourth at Ayr (2m, good to soft) three weeks ago but is effectively 3lb higher here and others look stronger.

20/1

4th

10

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:30 Ayr

Dont Look Back

10st 8lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: William Young Jnr

Safely held in Musselburgh handicaps on first two stable starts and was probably flattered by proximity to principals when fifth of six in recent C&D novice; not the most obvious answer.

33/1

5th

1

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:10 Ayr

Dont Look Back

11st 7lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: William Young Jnr

Flat winner; 0-6 over hurdles and failed to improve for new yard the last twice; stiff task on ratings, returned to novice level.

50/1

Form: 766

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Needs major improvement on the form he showed in three bumpers for Nigel Twiston-Davies; joined new stable for £1,500; best watched.

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10

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:00 Ayr

Suleiman Artist

10st 10lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Andrew Hamilton

Showed minor promise in bumpers for Nigel Twiston-Davies but was tailed off over C&D when 200-1 for recent stable/hurdle debut.

200/1

6th

6

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:10 Ayr

Suleiman Artist

10st 9lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Andrew Hamilton

Needs major improvement on the form he showed in three bumpers for Nigel Twiston-Davies; joined new stable for £1,500; best watched.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta £150.00
Straight Forecast £129.70
Trifecta £220.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

I Am Max

RP RATINGS:

Two Auld Pals

The Times:

I Am Max

Telegraph:

I Am Max

D Express:

I Am Max

Daily Mirror:

I Am Max

The Sun:

I Am Max

The Star:

I Am Max

Daily Record:

I Am Max

TOPSPEED:

Two Auld Pals

POSTDATA:

Two Auld Pals

The Guardian:

Two Auld Pals

Daily Mail:

Two Auld Pals