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15:00 Exeter

Heavy

Exeter Racecourse Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £3696.7
  • 2m 7f 25y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
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Exeter Racecourse Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.20
  • Place: £3.00

Form: -72372 BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

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.

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2nd

1

4th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Uttoxeter

Mister Barclay

12st 0lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Tom Symonds

Came good over hurdles at tenth attempt, with hard-fought win at Exeter (2m7f, heavy) last month; still unexposed over this sort of trip and open to improvement over fences; shortlisted.

11/2

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

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4/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 684113 D BF

Last run: 12 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Came good with two slow-ground wins when upped to 3m in February, and gave another good account when close third at Newcastle (2m7f, heavy) 12 days ago; might still be on the upgrade; good chance.

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2nd

2

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 5

15:00 Exeter

Rivers Corner

12st 0lb

J: Gearoid Harney

T: Syd Hosie

Came good with two slow-ground wins when upped to 3m in February, and gave another good account when close third at Newcastle (2m7f, heavy) 12 days ago; might still be on the upgrade; good chance.

4/1

3rd

2

26th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

17:05 Newcastle

Rivers Corner

11st 12lb

J: Harry Atkins

T: Syd Hosie

Thrashed a subsequent winner at Wincanton (3m, heavy) and made light work of a 10lb rise at Taunton (3m, soft; form franked); a first Newcastle runner for the Dorset-based trainer Syd Hosie; 2-2 under Harry Atkins; likely to prove tough to beat in hat-trick mission despite a further 10lb rise.

9/4

1st

12

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 198y

Class 4

16:25 Taunton

Rivers Corner

10st 11lb

J: Harry Atkins

T: Syd Hosie

Nothing doing in bumpers and early hurdle races, including in first two handicaps, but he handled the step up to 3m on heavy ground far better than his toiling rivals when well clear at Wincanton 12 days ago; up 10lb but he's unexposed.

9/2

16/1

  • Place: £3.60

Form: P2P444

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

0-12 over hurdles; kept on for modest fourth of 16 at Hereford (3m1f, soft) four weeks ago but never looked dangerous there and is effectively 5lb higher from out of the weights here.

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1st

12

6th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 5

18:05 Warwick

Newtonian

10st 7lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Matt Sheppard

towards rear

10/1

3rd

12

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 5

15:00 Exeter

Newtonian

10st 2lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Matt Sheppard

0-12 over hurdles; kept on for modest fourth of 16 at Hereford (3m1f, soft) four weeks ago but never looked dangerous there and is effectively 5lb higher from out of the weights here.

16/1

Form: -54433

Last run: 133 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Steadily progressive maiden who was placed in first two handicaps, latterly when very close third of 15 here (2m5f, good to soft) in November; interesting to see whether this stiffer stamina test plays to her strengths.

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4th

10

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 5

15:00 Exeter

Malago Rose

10st 12lb

J: James Best

T: Simon Earle

Steadily progressive maiden who was placed in first two handicaps, latterly when very close third of 15 here (2m5f, good to soft) in November; interesting to see whether this stiffer stamina test plays to her strengths.

7/1

3rd

9

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

15:45 Exeter

Malago Rose

11st 0lb

J: James Best

T: Simon Earle

Six-race maiden whose form has been heading in the right direction this term, most recently third at Worcester (2m4f, good; handicap debut) ten weeks ago; possibilities off same mark.

6/1

3rd

4

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:35 Worcester

Malago Rose

11st 5lb

J: James Best

T: Simon Earle

Improving with experience and beaten less than 10l when fourth over 2m here in July; that form has some substance and she could well be a contender back up in trip on handicap debut.

10/1

Form: -24P74 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 13lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Four-time course winner (twice over C&D) who will be suited by today's ground; on a good mark now but was safely held when fourth here last month and needs to up his game.

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4th

6

21st Apr 2024

Good

3m 1f 30y

Class 4

15:35 Wincanton

Raddon Top

11st 11lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Chris Down

Has won four times at Exeter and yet he has struggled in handicap hurdles there the last twice; has won over fences but tried this discipline only once in the last 12 months and he was well beaten.

14/1

5th

4

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 5

15:00 Exeter

Raddon Top

11st 13lb

J: James Turner

T: Chris Down

Four-time course winner (twice over C&D) who will be suited by today's ground; on a good mark now but was safely held when fourth here last month and needs to up his game.

16/1

4th

6

19th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Exeter

Raddon Top

11st 5lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Chris Down

Exeter specialist; ran well (beaten 2.75l) when runner-up on C&D seasonal reappearance in November; failed to build positively on that since, toiling in first-time blinkers at Taunton latest; possibilities if back on song, but equally it's difficult to have much confidence.

25/1

Form: 9857P7 C

Last run: 129 days

W: 11st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Four-time hurdle winner on good/good to firm (twice here); not firing on all cylinders this season, though, and seems unlikely to stage the necessary revival on today's ground.

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10th

9

6th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 5

18:05 Warwick

Caspers Court

11st 6lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

led narrowly or disputed lead

8/1

6th

7

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 5

15:00 Exeter

Caspers Court

11st 3lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

Four-time hurdle winner on good/good to firm (twice here); not firing on all cylinders this season, though, and seems unlikely to stage the necessary revival on today's ground.

40/1

7th

2

30th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

15:45 Taunton

Caspers Court

11st 12lb

J: David Noonan

T: Kayley Woollacott

A four-time winner over hurdles but his form has taken a turn for the worse since back-to-back wins earlier this year.

12/1

Form: 20P6-B

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

0-8 over hurdles; ended last season with respectable sixth of 18 over C&D (good) and was unlucky to be brought down in early stages of last month's belated reappearance run but would appeal more on better ground.

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6th

4

25th Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:35 Warwick

Getupearly

11st 7lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

0-9 over hurdles but was unlucky to be brought down in early stages of last month's seasonal debut, and heavy ground probably didn't suit him last time; on a good mark now and his good-ground Irish point win in 2022 bodes well for his prospects on today's chasing debut.

12/1

Form: 5662

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

No match for clear winner when plugging on for modest second of five on handicap hurdle debut at Doncaster (3m, heavy) last month but positives can still be drawn from the performance and he remains lightly raced; cheekpieces added today.

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8th

8

6th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 5

18:05 Warwick

Ri Na Cuirte

11st 6lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Clarke

disputed lead

16/1

8th

6

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 5

15:00 Exeter

Ri Na Cuirte

11st 4lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Ben Clarke

No match for clear winner when plugging on for modest second of five on handicap hurdle debut at Doncaster (3m, heavy) last month but positives can still be drawn from the performance and he remains lightly raced; cheekpieces added today.

12/1

2nd

5

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 5

16:25 Doncaster

Ri Na Cuirte

11st 6lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Clarke

towards rear, raced wide when not fluent 6th, reminder before 4 out, ridden 3 out, stayed on and went remote second before last

10/1

Form: 54/FP1

Last run: 11 days

W: 12st 4lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish 10yo; failed to complete over fences on first two starts for David Pipe but battled on well to cause 50-1 surprise under Martin McIntyre when back over hurdles at Wincanton (2m5f, soft) 11 days ago; still well handicapped on older form; shortlisted.

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Form: 5-2231 D

Last run: 66 days

W: 12st 0lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

A teenager now and no longer the force of old but was placed three consecutive times before clinging on to win by a short head at Ffos Las (3m, heavy) in February; pulled nicely clear of the others with a next-time-out winner there, so a 4lb rise is arguably lenient.

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3

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 5

15:00 Exeter

Bobo Mac

12st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Tom Symonds

A teenager now and no longer the force of old but was placed three consecutive times before clinging on to win by a short head at Ffos Las (3m, heavy) in February; pulled nicely clear of the others with a next-time-out winner there, so a 4lb rise is arguably lenient.

9/2

1st

6

1st Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 191y

Class 4

14:30 Ffos Las

Bobo Mac

11st 5lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Tom Symonds

towards rear

6/1

Form: 6-4335

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced 6yo who was placed on handicap debut at Fontwell (2m5f, soft) in January; rather disappointing when upped to 3m1f for chasing debut the following month and now sports cheekpieces but could still have potential.

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1

25th Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:35 Warwick

Jemura

12st 0lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Placed on handicap hurdle debut at Fontwell (2m5f soft) in January but his subsequent chasing debut was underwhelming and he was pulled up when switched back to hurdles and tried in cheekpieces this month; now back over fences with blinkers fitted; remains unexposed but has a point to prove.

8/1

5

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 5

15:00 Exeter

Jemura

11st 9lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Lightly raced 6yo who was placed on handicap debut at Fontwell (2m5f, soft) in January; rather disappointing when upped to 3m1f for chasing debut the following month and now sports cheekpieces but could still have potential.

7/1

5th

6

26th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 4

15:20 Plumpton

Jemura

11st 1lb

J: Mr Henry Main

T: Nicky Henderson

in touch with leaders, not fluent 8th, lost ground before 13th, soon dropped to last

100/30

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Payout
Exacta £540.00
Straight Forecast £419.70
Tricast £3604.30
Trifecta £4163.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Bobo Mac

D Express:

Malago Rose

WEST COUNTRY:

Rivers Corner

TOPSPEED:

Mister Barclay

The Star:

Blackacre

LAMBOURN:

Jemura

POSTDATA:

Behind The Curtain

The Sun:

Malago Rose

The Times:

Rivers Corner

Daily Record:

Mister Barclay

RP RATINGS:

Bobo Mac

Telegraph:

Bobo Mac

Daily Mirror:

Bobo Mac