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Betting.Bet Horse Racing Tips Aggregator Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4193.42
  • 2m 3f 147y
  • Class 4
  • 13 runners
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Betting.Bet Horse Racing Tips Aggregator Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.50
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 1-3324

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Dual bumper winner last season and has made the frame on all four hurdling starts this term, most recently when fourth in Taunton handicap (2m, good; first-time cheekpieces) last month; today's longer trip won't be a problem and he ought to play a major role now back in novice company.

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3rd

3

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:42 Hereford

Inoui Machin

11st 9lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

Unraced on soft/heavy; edged ahead in the final strides in C&D maiden five weeks ago, collaring a rival who has scored twice here since; 2lb rise in his mark looks manageable; respected back in a handicap.

5/2

1st

7

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:42 Hereford

Inoui Machin

11st 7lb

J: James Bowen

T: Neil Mulholland

Dual bumper winner last season and has made the frame on all four hurdling starts this term, most recently when fourth in Taunton handicap (2m, good; first-time cheekpieces) last month; today's longer trip won't be a problem and he ought to play a major role now back in novice company.

4/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 422

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Irish point winner who was placed on first two hurdling starts, more recently when clear second to useful rival at Exeter (2m5f, good to soft) in January; features prominently in calculations here.

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1st

1

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 4

17:00 Hereford

El Granjero

12st 0lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Clive Boultbee-Brooks

Has gained momentum over hurdles and ran out the comfortable winner of a 2m3f maiden here (soft) two weeks ago when odds-on; doesn't look unrealistically treated at all for his handicap debut.

11/10

1st

2

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

El Granjero

11st 7lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Clive Boultbee-Brooks

Point winner (3m, yielding) who was an encouraging fourth in his sole bumper (2m1f, heavy) before finishing runner-up on all three hurdle starts (2m3f/2m5f, good to soft), beaten just a neck most recently; leading claims.

10/11

2nd

5

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:42 Hereford

El Granjero

11st 7lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Clive Boultbee-Brooks

Irish point winner who was placed on first two hurdling starts, more recently when clear second to useful rival at Exeter (2m5f, good to soft) in January; features prominently in calculations here.

7/2

8/1

  • Place: £3.30

Form: 22242

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in three bumpers this season and has made the frame on both hurdling starts, more recently when second of four at Fontwell (2m3f, heavy) last month; however, the value of that form is open to question (odds-on favourite underperformed) and his opening BHA mark (115) may flatter him.

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1st

7

22nd Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton

Yalla Habibi

11st 10lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Harriet Dickin

took keen hold, midfield, hit 3 out, good headway and went second 2 out, ridden and challenging last, led final 110yds, kept on well

6/1

1st

11

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

Yalla Habibi

11st 6lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Harriet Dickin

Placed in both his bumpers; in the frame on all three starts over hurdles (all over 2m3f) last time finishing a close third at Hereford having been badly hampered by a loose horse two out; leading contender but not sure to be suited by this sharp 2m on good ground.

15/8

OUR TIP

Form: 43-U24

Last run: 71 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner who was runner-up over hurdles at Kempton (2m, good to soft) in November and didn't run badly when fourth at Doncaster (2m3f, good to soft) the following month; has shown a tendency to race too freely but still goes on the shortlist here; gelded in January.

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4th

3

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:42 Hereford

Dancing In Brazil

11st 7lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Bumper winner who was runner-up over hurdles at Kempton (2m, good to soft) in November and didn't run badly when fourth at Doncaster (2m3f, good to soft) the following month; has shown a tendency to race too freely but still goes on the shortlist here; gelded in January.

6/1

4th

6

29th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

14:15 Doncaster

Dancing In Brazil

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Good-ground bumper winner who also ran well on soft going in that sphere; mid-race unseat on last month's hurdle debut before 5l second at Kempton (2m, good to soft); needs something extra today but his useful pedigree provides optimism he'll improve for this longer trip; possible contender.

11/2

2nd

2

27th Nov 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

12:50 Kempton

Dancing In Brazil

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Unseated rider mid-race at Wincanton on hurdles/seasonal debut; bumper form included a win at Huntingdon (good) and solid effort in Listed grade at Cheltenham (soft); likely player granted a clear round.

3/1

Form: 26-357

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed in two bumpers last year (one here) and was not disgraced at Listed level in December but novicey jumping held her back when she was safely held on her hurdling debut in January; tongue-tie now added.

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3rd

5

2nd Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:30 Ludlow

Of Course You Can

11st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

Placed in two good-ground bumpers last year and was not disgraced at Listed level in December (good to soft) but both hurdle runs this year (2m4f/2m3f) have been disappointing; drops back in trip here; not written off just yet but others have much less to prove.

20/1

5th

14

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:42 Hereford

Of Course You Can

11st 0lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Neil Mulholland

Placed in two bumpers last year (one here) and was not disgraced at Listed level in December but novicey jumping held her back when she was safely held on her hurdling debut in January; tongue-tie now added.

20/1

Form: -33244

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

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.

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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

16/1

Form: /04-F3

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Belied triple-digit odds when staying-on third here (2m5f, good to soft) on January's stable debut and could quite plausibly have further improvement to come but others in this field have already achieved a fair bit more.

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5th

7

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:42 Hereford

My Monty

10st 11lb

J: Ben Poste

T: James Evans

Placed in C&D maiden (soft) last month and that form ties in him with Inoui Machin on a line through the winner; open to progress now handicapping and is one to consider.

13/2

3rd

6

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

My Monty

11st 7lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: James Evans

Improved form when third at 150-1 here (2m5f, good to soft) in January on stable debut and an each-way case can be made on that performance; however, he was tailed off here next time (2m3f, good to soft; 28-1).

20/1

7th

12

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:42 Hereford

My Monty

11st 7lb

J: Ben Poste

T: James Evans

Belied triple-digit odds when staying-on third here (2m5f, good to soft) on January's stable debut and could quite plausibly have further improvement to come but others in this field have already achieved a fair bit more.

16/1

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Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Out of a half-sister to smart jumper Tarxien; clear second to a subsequent dual hurdle winner on Irish point debut in December (soft ground) and joined up-and-coming stable for £20,000 the following month; fitted with tongue-tie for rules debut; interesting to see how he fares.

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5th

5

23rd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 123y

Class 3

15:40 Bangor-on-Dee

Kennys Park

11st 7lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Odds-on when runner-up in an Irish point, then bought for £20,000; weak in the market ahead of hurdling debut at Hereford (2m3f, good to soft) and finished tailed off.

33/1

8th

8

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:42 Hereford

Kennys Park

11st 7lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Robbie Llewellyn

Out of a half-sister to smart jumper Tarxien; clear second to a subsequent dual hurdle winner on Irish point debut in December (soft ground) and joined up-and-coming stable for £20,000 the following month; fitted with tongue-tie for rules debut; interesting to see how he fares.

14/1

Form: 40

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made quite promising bumper debut when fourth of eight here (good) in November but was well beaten at Doncaster in January and is probably best watched on today's hurdling debut.

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9th

4

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:42 Hereford

Doeshefitthebill

11st 7lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Made quite promising bumper debut when fourth of eight here (good) in November but was well beaten at Doncaster in January and is probably best watched on today's hurdling debut.

33/1

10th

3

28th Jan 2024

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 5

16:10 Doncaster

Doeshefitthebill

11st 4lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

From a useful family and represents major stable; duly showed promise at Hereford (2m, good) two months ago, keeping-on fourth; has possibilities with improvement on the cards.

8/1

Form: 9-238P

Last run: 89 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Placed twice over hurdles in the autumn (2m/2m3f) and wasn't beaten far when eighth of 17 on subsequent handicap debut at Cheltenham (2m, good to soft); not seen since running as though something was a amiss in December but will be on the premises if all is well here.

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2

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:42 Hereford

Brook Bay

11st 7lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Placed twice over hurdles in the autumn (2m/2m3f) and wasn't beaten far when eighth of 17 on subsequent handicap debut at Cheltenham (2m, good to soft); not seen since running as though something was a amiss in December but will be on the premises if all is well here.

11/2

0

9

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 4

15:05 Lingfield

Brook Bay

11st 4lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Bought for £380,000 after winning an Irish point last November; placed in first two hurdle runs (2m/2m3f) this autumn but he didn't find a great deal after travelling smoothly on his handicap debut at Cheltenham (eighth of 17); last month; still early days and this is a drop back in grade but he needs more improvement; stablemate of Rocco Royale.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Kept on for modest third on last month's Irish point debut (yielding ground) but that form probably isn't anything to get too excited about and he has a fair standard to reach on this rules debut.

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8th

3

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:07 Hereford

League Clash

11st 6lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Sheila Lewis

Placed in Irish point; holds dismal claims on his two hurdles efforts.

100/1

5th

3

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:40 Ffos Las

League Clash

11st 5lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

held up in rear, weakened before 3 out, tailed off

66/1

Form: 3

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Stayed on for modest third in heavy-ground Southwell bumper last month and evidently have significant ability but is probably best watched on this hurdling debut all the same.

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5

4th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:35 Southwell

Moor End

11st 4lb

J: James Best

T: Emma-Jane Bishop

Some positives to take from his bumper debut here (heavy) but still went off at 200-1 for hurdle debut at Hereford and his jumping was ponderous before he ultimately fell at the sixth.

66/1

10

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:42 Hereford

Moor End

11st 7lb

J: James Best

T: Emma-Jane Bishop

Stayed on for modest third in heavy-ground Southwell bumper last month and evidently have significant ability but is probably best watched on this hurdling debut all the same.

33/1

3rd

4

18th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

15:30 Southwell

Moor End

11st 7lb

J: James Best

T: Emma-Jane Bishop

1,000euros 3yo; dam maiden, out of Italian 1m1f winning half-sister to Dubai World Cup winner Electrocutionist; yard not noted for bumper winners.

100/1

Form: 4

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

2-3 in British points last spring but made just a mildly encouraging rules debut when well-held fourth at Taunton (2m3f, good) last month and will need to have taken significant benefit from that outing.

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4th

5

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

16:25 Exeter

Move With The Beat

11st 4lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Emma Lavelle

2-3 in points but he's yet to fire over hurdles; drops in trip this afternoon and likely to progress once eligible for handicaps.

12/1

6th

6

22nd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

15:00 Newbury

Move With The Beat

11st 2lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Emma Lavelle

2-3 in British points last spring but was a well-held fourth on his rules debut at Taunton last month and he didn't get very far at Hereford (unseated at first) last time; has been 28-1 for both his hurdles runs and remains best watched for now.

33/1

11

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:42 Hereford

Move With The Beat

11st 7lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

2-3 in British points last spring but made just a mildly encouraging rules debut when well-held fourth at Taunton (2m3f, good) last month and will need to have taken significant benefit from that outing.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta £89.00
Straight Forecast £85.80
Trifecta £578.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

El Granjero

TOPSPEED:

Brook Bay

SPOTLIGHT:

Inoui Machin

POSTDATA:

El Granjero

Telegraph:

El Granjero

The Guardian:

El Granjero

Daily Mail:

El Granjero

Daily Mirror:

El Granjero

Daily Record:

El Granjero

The Times:

Inoui Machin

WEST COUNTRY:

Brook Bay

D Express:

Brook Bay

The Star:

Brook Bay