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17:05 Sedgefield

Soft

Betting.bet Cheltenham Free Bets Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB)

  • Prize money: £2450.7
  • 2m 0f 178y
  • Class 5
  • 7 runners
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Betting.bet Cheltenham Free Bets Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB)

Runners: 7 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £22.10
  • Place: £5.70

Form: 4

Last run: 48 days

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Stoutly bred filly who outran 80-1 odds when very respectable fourth on debut at Catterick (soft) in January; that race might have been a bit stronger than this one; each-way claims at least.

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1st

9

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:05 Sedgefield

Wendywilldo

10st 6lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Danny Brooke

prominent, pushed along 3f out, outpaced and ridden 2f out, rallied on far side of group over 1f out, led inside final furlong, ran on well

14/1

4th

11

24th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 5

16:10 Catterick

Wendywilldo

10st 2lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Danny Brooke

First foal; dam runner-up in 2m4f/2m7f hurdles, half-sister to Scottish Grand National winner Takingrisks; stable 0-15 in bumpers recent seasons.

100/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

£15,000 yearling; sixth foal; half-sister to two fair Flat winners; dam 6f 2yo Listed winner; with a respected stable; no surprise if she features on debut.

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4th

6

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

17:39 Market Rasen

Positivia

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: John & Sean Quinn

led at steady pace, headed but prominent after 2f

5/1

2nd

7

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:05 Sedgefield

Positivia

10st 6lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: John & Sean Quinn

held up in rear, outpaced and ridden over 2f out, steady headway on far side of group from over 1f out, went second inside final 110yds, not pace to challenge

7/1

Form: 2

Last run: 86 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Out of close relative of high-class bumper/jumps winner Oscar Whisky; beaten about 17l when second at Carlisle (good to soft) in December but the winner was not disgraced in a Listed race on Saturday and the third has also shown significant ability elsewhere; leading contender.

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3rd

3

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:05 Sedgefield

Holly Bird

11st 2lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

led, set slow pace, increased tempo halfway, ridden 2f out, ran green inside final furlong, headed and weakened final 110yds

2/1

2nd

5

17th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Carlisle

Holly Bird

11st 2lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

Dam unraced sister to 2m4f hurdle winner Taraval, closely related to high-class bumper and hurdle/chase winner Oscar Whisky; trainer is only 1-9 in bumpers this season; market should give further guidance.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; half-sister to 2m6f hurdle winner Rebellious Gale; dam useful 2m4f-3m hurdle/chase winner, half-sister to bumper/smart jumps winner Takagi; probably won't be seen to best effect until tackling longer distances but Brian Hughes is booked for debut.

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4th

2

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:05 Sedgefield

Gale Mahler

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

in touch with leaders, bit short of room when switched right over 1f out, keeping on when not clear run and switched right against near rail final 110yds, weakened towards finish

3/1

Form: 1 D

Last run: 66 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Out of hurdle-winning half-sister to smart hurdler Elgin; encountered traffic in the straight before keeping on well for narrow win on debut at Newcastle (AW) in January, form that has been pretty well advertised by the runner-up since; obvious contender if suited by this switch to soft turf.

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8th

8

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

16:00 Hereford

Thatswhatshesaid

11st 0lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

took keen hold, prominent, went second after 5 out, mistake 2 out

7/2

5th

5

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:05 Sedgefield

Thatswhatshesaid

10st 13lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

took keen hold, prominent, pressed leader 5f out, lost position 2f out, drifted left and weakened inside final furlong

3/1

1st

9

6th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 56y

Class 5

11:55 Newcastle

Thatswhatshesaid

10st 3lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

took keen hold, towards rear, not clear run and switched right over 2f out, headway and ridden over 1f out, edged left and led narrowly inside final 110yds, just prevailed

6/1

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Eighth foal; half-sister to bumper/useful hurdle winner Monbeg Park; dam unraced sister to bumper/Flat/high-class jumps winner Hidden Cyclone; stable not known for winning bumpers.

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3rd

7

1st Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

16:16 Fakenham

Cyclonic

10st 8lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Tom Weston

Couple of bumper winners in her pedigree but stable has a modest record in this sphere; only sixth of seven at Sedgefield (soft) where she was a market drifter; others preferred.

20/1

6th

6

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:05 Sedgefield

Cyclonic

10st 6lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Tom Weston

held up in rear, headway towards near side over 3f out, unbalanced and lost position over 1f out, soon weakened

16/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

£52,000 3yo; third foal; half-sister to 2m3f bumper winner Feast; dam bumper/hurdle winner, half-sister to useful Flat/high-class jumps winner Kempes and prolific 7f-1m winner Smarty Socks; stable has relatively modest strike-rate in bumpers but this newcomer has the right type of pedigree.

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7th

1

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

17:05 Sedgefield

Bea My Shadow

11st 2lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Sue Smith

prominent, outpaced and dropped to rear 5f out, soon lost touch, tailed off

9/1

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Payout
Exacta £1439.00
Straight Forecast £1044.10
Trifecta £3952.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Holly Bird

D Express:

Gale Mahler

The Star:

Bea My Shadow

The Times:

Wendywilldo

The Sun:

Gale Mahler

RP RATINGS:

Holly Bird

POSTDATA:

Holly Bird

Telegraph:

Holly Bird

The Guardian:

Holly Bird

Daily Mail:

Holly Bird

Daily Mirror:

Holly Bird

Daily Record:

Holly Bird