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14:40 Hereford

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  • 2m 3f 147y
  • Class 4
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

10/11 (Won)

  • Win: £1.45
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 4222 BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

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.

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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

Form: 4-812 BF

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won at Market Rasen (2m, good to soft) last November on third bumper start and runner-up on hurdle debut at Catterick (1m7f, soft) last month; pedigree provides optimism regarding this longer trip; on the shortlist.

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2nd

8

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Stay If U Want To

11st 7lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Won at Market Rasen (2m, good to soft) last November on third bumper start and runner-up on hurdle debut at Catterick (1m7f, soft) last month; pedigree provides optimism regarding this longer trip; on the shortlist.

5/2

2nd

7

27th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 4

15:50 Catterick

Stay If U Want To

11st 7lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Rallied to fend off a newcomer in his final bumper at Market Rasen (good to soft; first-time hood); that form is nothing special at all but he should progress over jumps.

5/4

20/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 04-F37

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

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).

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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

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Showed some ability when sixth in Irish maiden point (3m, yielding) in January on his second start, but not enough to suggest he'll win this.

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10th

7

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

14:22 Hereford

El Vigaro

11st 3lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Matt Sheppard

Irish point form is nothing special; similar story in maiden hurdle here (2m3f, soft; distant fourth) last month on the switch to rules, posting a meagre RPR.

50/1

4th

3

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

El Vigaro

11st 7lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Matt Sheppard

Showed some ability when sixth in Irish maiden point (3m, yielding) in January on his second start, but not enough to suggest he'll win this.

50/1

Form: 99

Last run: 74 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed off at big odds this winter on first two starts (2m3f, good to soft/soft) and needs to be an entirely different proposition today.

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5th

7

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Ronnies Reflection

11st 7lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Tailed off at big odds this winter on first two starts (2m3f, good to soft/soft) and needs to be an entirely different proposition today.

50/1

9th

9

13th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 0y

Class 2

13:15 Warwick

Ronnies Reflection

11st 7lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Ben Case

33-1 and tongue tied, showed little at Doncaster (2m3f, good to soft) 15 days ago.

100/1

Form: PU2

Last run: 277 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

3m point winner who was a fair second at Perth (2m, good to soft) last June for Stuart Crawford; changed hands for 16,000gns the following month; absent since but each-way claims if fully tuned up on stable debut.

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6th

9

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

The Sad Shepherd

11st 7lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Alastair Ralph

3m point winner who was a fair second at Perth (2m, good to soft) last June for Stuart Crawford; changed hands for 16,000gns the following month; absent since but each-way claims if fully tuned up on stable debut.

8/1

2nd

5

24th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 47y

Class 4

13:42 Perth

The Sad Shepherd

11st 4lb

J: Mr S Connor

T: S R B Crawford

Irish point winner in spring 2022; made quite promising rules debut in Down Royal hunter chase last month but went lame in home straight and was pulled up before final fence; unseated rider at second flight when switched to hurdling on Sunday; remains unexposed.

20/1

Form: 7-54

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beaten a long way at big odds on first two hurdle starts.

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7th

4

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Just Chasing May

11st 7lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Beaten a long way at big odds on first two hurdle starts.

33/1

4th

5

1st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

15:35 Newbury

Just Chasing May

11st 0lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

in touch with leaders, not fluent 4th, dropped to last before 3 out, soon weakened

66/1

5th

4

29th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 4

13:30 Hereford

Just Chasing May

11st 5lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

Weak 13-2 shot for a Doncaster bumper (2m, good) last January and he weakened into a well-held seventh of 13; in good hands but he returns after a lengthy absence and needs a transformation on his hurdling debut.

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 9

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

There's potential in his pedigree but he was tailed off at 22-1 on this month's debut in a maiden hurdle at Huntingdon (2m, soft).

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8th

1

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Dannys Friend

11st 7lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Michael Scudamore

There's potential in his pedigree but he was tailed off at 22-1 on this month's debut in a maiden hurdle at Huntingdon (2m, soft).

33/1

Form: 0-P

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Triple-figure odds and tailed off/pulled up on his two starts.

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13th

11

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

13:57 Market Rasen

Madra Morjohn

11st 6lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Phillippa Taylor

Triple-figure odds when tailed off or pulled up in a bumper and two soft-ground maiden hurdles.

100/1

9th

5

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Madra Morjohn

11st 7lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Phillippa Taylor

Triple-figure odds and tailed off/pulled up on his two starts.

200/1

6

4th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

15:40 Southwell

Madra Morjohn

11st 7lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Phillippa Taylor

125-1, tailed off on debut in Warwick bumper (good) last April.

100/1

Form: PF

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Pulled up at 125-1 at Chepstow on debut and was 250-1 when falling at the fourth flight at Taunton a fortnight ago; hard to fancy.

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10th

11

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Countess Vicky

11st 0lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Phillip Dando

Pulled up at 125-1 at Chepstow on debut and was 250-1 when falling at the fourth flight at Taunton a fortnight ago; hard to fancy.

200/1

9

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

14:40 Taunton

Countess Vicky

10st 13lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Phillip Dando

125-1 when pulled up on her Chepstow debut (2m, heavy) in January.

100/1

0

6

30th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

15:55 Chepstow

Countess Vicky

11st 2lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Phillip Dando

Dam was mildly progressive over hurdles, winning a 2m3f maiden on final attempt; this one looks best watched on her belated debut.

150/1

Form: 570-P

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Not beaten far when fifth of seven on sole bumper start but tailed off/pulled up on her three hurdle outings; a transformation is needed.

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11th

12

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Our Flying Angel

11st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Not beaten far when fifth of seven on sole bumper start but tailed off/pulled up on her three hurdle outings; a transformation is needed.

200/1

12

7th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

16:50 Ludlow

Our Flying Angel

11st 5lb

J: James Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Beaten 8l in a Ffos Las bumper on debut but she's been more than 100l adrift in her two starts over hurdles; absent since December 2022.

100/1

Form: 4-265

Last run: 62 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Bumper runner-up (2m, good) who kept on for eyecatching fifth at Huntingdon (2m, good to soft) in January on second hurdle start; this half-brother to smart 2m4f-3m performer Black Op is open to further improvement now up in trip, provided the ground suits (unraced on soft/heavy).

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10

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Wee Tony

11st 7lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

Bumper runner-up (2m, good) who kept on for eyecatching fifth at Huntingdon (2m, good to soft) in January on second hurdle start; this half-brother to smart 2m4f-3m performer Black Op is open to further improvement now up in trip, provided the ground suits (unraced on soft/heavy).

9/2

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

El Granjero

WEST COUNTRY:

Stay If U Want To

D Express:

The Sad Shepherd

RP RATINGS:

El Granjero

TOPSPEED:

El Granjero

POSTDATA:

El Granjero

The Times:

El Granjero

Telegraph:

El Granjero

Daily Mail:

El Granjero

The Star:

El Granjero

The Guardian:

Stay If U Want To

Daily Mirror:

Stay If U Want To

Daily Record:

Stay If U Want To