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17:15 Aintree

Soft

Goffs Nickel Coin Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Grade 2) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £28135
  • 2m 0f 209y
  • Class 1
  • 16 runners
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Goffs Nickel Coin Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Grade 2) (GBB Race)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £8.10
  • Place: £2.60

Form: 1 D

Last run: 65 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Solid second to Honky Tonk Highway in heavy-ground Irish point, then went one better in soft-ground Listed event at Market Rasen where she made all to beat Listentoyourheart; should improve further; shortlisted.

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1st

3

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Diva Luna

11st 2lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Solid second to Honky Tonk Highway in heavy-ground Irish point, then went one better in soft-ground Listed event at Market Rasen where she made all to beat Listentoyourheart; should improve further; shortlisted.

13/2

1st

3

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 1

16:05 Market Rasen

Diva Luna

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Ben Pauling

made all, increased tempo over 3f out, ridden when clear over 1f out, kept on well

11/2

13/2

  • Place: £4.00

Form: 1

Last run: 70 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Bred to do well in the bumper sphere and duly made a promising debut at Wincanton (good to soft) ten weeks ago, justifying favouritism with a 2l win; represents top yard and is a useful prospect.

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2nd

6

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Jubilee Alpha

11st 2lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

Bred to do well in the bumper sphere and duly made a promising debut at Wincanton (good to soft) ten weeks ago, justifying favouritism with a 2l win; represents top yard and is a useful prospect.

13/2

1st

6

1st Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

16:45 Wincanton

Jubilee Alpha

11st 2lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

32,000euros foal, 120,000euros 3yo; half-sister to dual bumper winner Four Clean Aces; dam bumper/Flat/useful hurdle winner, sister to bumper/Flat/useful jumps winner Royal Alphabet; Ditcheat newcomer who looks very interesting.

2/1

33/1

  • Place: £11.50

Form: 171 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Disappointing effort in Cheltenham Listed contest is flanked by two wins, latest at Chepstow (soft) where she had a tongue-tie applied; faces a harder assignment back up in grade.

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3rd

14

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

La Marquise

10st 8lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Disappointing effort in Cheltenham Listed contest is flanked by two wins, latest at Chepstow (soft) where she had a tongue-tie applied; faces a harder assignment back up in grade.

33/1

1st

2

21st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 5

17:00 Chepstow

La Marquise

10st 11lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

in touch with leaders, pushed along over 3f out, led over 1f out, kept on well

9/4

7th

13

1st Jan 2024

Soft

1m 5f 209y

Class 1

15:50 Cheltenham

La Marquise

10st 7lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

French-bred filly and a half-sister to Mister Policeman who is well regarded at the Willie Mullins yard; made all before skipping clear at Stratford (2m, soft) and the runner-up was a clearcut winner at Ludlow just before Christmas; interesting.

11/4

Form: 31

Last run: 136 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Started favourite in both runs for Sam Curling, winning at Ludlow (good to soft) in November latest; sold for £100,000 since; interesting prospect for new connections, with further improvement possible.

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4th

9

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Metkayina

11st 2lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Noel Williams

Started favourite in both runs for Sam Curling, winning at Ludlow (good to soft) in November latest; sold for £100,000 since; interesting prospect for new connections, with further improvement possible.

14/1

1st

11

27th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 5

15:50 Ludlow

Metkayina

11st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

Irish filly whose dam and granddam were bumper winners; duly showed promise in Galway contest (2m, heavy; started favourite) last month, finishing third of 16; respected with progress on the cards.

4/1

3rd

11

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:40 Galway

Metkayina

11st 5lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: S Curling

took keen hold, towards rear, midfield 5f out, headway and went third over 2f out, ridden and no extra from over 1f out, no match for first two

12/1

Form: 122 D

Last run: 65 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Good second to Diva Luna in Listed grade at Market Rasen (soft) two months ago, taking form figures to 122; helps to give Dan Skelton, who also runs Honky Tonk Highway, a solid hand.

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5th

8

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Listentoyourheart

11st 2lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Dan Skelton

Good second to Diva Luna in Listed grade at Market Rasen (soft) two months ago, taking form figures to 122; helps to give Dan Skelton, who also runs Honky Tonk Highway, a solid hand.

14/1

2nd

4

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 1

16:05 Market Rasen

Listentoyourheart

11st 4lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Dan Skelton

midfield, headway on outer from over 3f out, went second over 2f out, lost ground over 1f out, rallied and kept on final 110yds

13/2

Form: 1- D

Last run: 414 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Absent since her debut success at Punchestown (yielding; showed a game attitude) in February 2023; represents powerful connections and has potential; heed the market signals on return to action.

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11th

13

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 132y

18:35 Punchestown

Speculatrix

11st 11lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Gordon Elliott

Narrow winner of a bumper here 14 months ago; not seen until a very respectable sixth in the Grade 2 mares bumper at Aintree; could be more to come.

12/1

6th

12

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Speculatrix

11st 2lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Absent since her debut success at Punchestown (yielding; showed a game attitude) in February 2023; represents powerful connections and has potential; heed the market signals on return to action.

11/1

16

25th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 100y

18:00 Punchestown

Speculatrix

10st 13lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Gordon Elliott

No Risk At All gelding made 115,000Euros as a 3yo; first foal; dam bumper winner, is half-sister to 2m-3m1f hurdle/chase winner Master Of The Hall, 2m-2m4f hurdle winner Featherbed Lane and 2m-3m hurdle/chase winner Pairofbrowneyes; odds-on, got home narrowly on debut in 4yo C&D bumper in February (yielding); obvious appeal from top yard.

4/1

Form: 13 D

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Held on by a neck from Nala The Lioness at Newcastle (AW) then ran well in a better race at Newbury (heavy); another step up in class demands further improvement, however.

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7th

17

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Not Now Nathaniel

10st 8lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Held on by a neck from Nala The Lioness at Newcastle (AW) then ran well in a better race at Newbury (heavy); another step up in class demands further improvement, however.

25/1

3rd

7

2nd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 2

16:40 Newbury

Not Now Nathaniel

10st 10lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

held up in rear, headway 4f out, kept on inside final furlong, went third final 110yds, no match for first two

10/1

Form: 417 D

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Showed promise here in October then scored by a wide margin at Carlisle (good to soft); came up well short at Sandown since, finishing 15l behind Honky Tonk Highway; opposed.

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8th

7

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Just Call Me Lucy

11st 2lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Showed promise here in October then scored by a wide margin at Carlisle (good to soft); came up well short at Sandown since, finishing 15l behind Honky Tonk Highway; opposed.

25/1

7th

5

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 216y

Class 1

15:00 Sandown

Just Call Me Lucy

11st 2lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Fourth on debut at Aintree (2m1f, good to soft) in October and built on that with easy win at Carlisle (2m1f, good to soft) in December; now faces much better rivals but she certainly impressed last time; respected.

5/1

Form: 14 D BF

Last run: 65 days

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Bred to excel in bumpers and duly justified favouritism at Newbury (soft; by 10l) on debut; finished behind Diva Luna and Listentoyourheart at Market Rasen since but may do better still.

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9th

18

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Park Princess

10st 8lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Anthony Honeyball

Bred to excel in bumpers and duly justified favouritism at Newbury (soft; by 10l) on debut; finished behind Diva Luna and Listentoyourheart at Market Rasen since but may do better still.

20/1

4th

8

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 1

16:05 Market Rasen

Park Princess

10st 6lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Anthony Honeyball

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, outpaced over 2f out, soon lost ground, stayed on inside final furlong, no match for first two

5/2

Form: 1 D

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Came 3l clear of Diva Luna in a heavy-ground Irish point, then followed up in soft-ground Listed race at Sandown where she stuck on well despite still seeming green; promising mare who warrants respect.

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10th

5

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Honky Tonk Highway

11st 2lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Came 3l clear of Diva Luna in a heavy-ground Irish point, then followed up in soft-ground Listed race at Sandown where she stuck on well despite still seeming green; promising mare who warrants respect.

9/2

1st

4

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 216y

Class 1

15:00 Sandown

Honky Tonk Highway

11st 2lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Handed tough task for this first rules start but she's with a leading yard and changed hands for £165,000 after winning on her debut in an Irish maiden point (3m, heavy) in October; the 3l runner-up Diva Luna won a Listed bumper at Market Rasen on her rules debut; brings bags of potential.

100/30

OUR TIP

Form: 11 D

Last run: 145 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Small in stature but has plenty of ability and took her record to 2-2 with clearcut Listed win at Cheltenham (soft) in November; absent since; dam (for same stable) finished a close second when favourite for this race in 2016; major contender.

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11th

2

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Baby Kate

11st 2lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Small in stature but has plenty of ability and took her record to 2-2 with clearcut Listed win at Cheltenham (soft) in November; absent since; dam (for same stable) finished a close second when favourite for this race in 2016; major contender.

9/4

1st

2

18th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 87y

Class 1

16:05 Cheltenham

Baby Kate

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

Very well bred (out of the smart bumper/hurdle winner Augusta Kate, herself a daughter of the unbeaten bumper and high-class 2m hurdle winner Feathard Lady) and she made a winning start in a fillies' race at Ballinrobe (yielding; 8-13) in August, getting up near the finish; that basic form is fair at best but she's in excellent hands and open to any amount of improvement.

7/2

Form: 24

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Off the mark at the third attempt in Irish points; has made the frame in both rules attempts, without doing enough to suggest she's up to this standard; outsider.

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12th

13

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Wednesday Addams

11st 2lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Ben Case

Off the mark at the third attempt in Irish points; has made the frame in both rules attempts, without doing enough to suggest she's up to this standard; outsider.

50/1

4th

6

2nd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 2

16:40 Newbury

Wednesday Addams

11st 2lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Ben Case

prominent, lost third final 110yds, kept on

7/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Sister to her stable's bumper/hurdle winner Letterston Lady; dam well held in bumper, half-sister to bumper/Flat/high-class hurdle winner Verdana Blue; attractively bred but makes debut in deep waters.

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3rd

12

11th May 2024

Good

1m 7f 144y

Class 3

16:25 Haydock

Letterston Lily

10st 7lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Peter & Michael Bowen

40-1 when 13th of 16, beaten 19l, on last month's debut in mares' Grade 2 at Aintree (soft); the value of that performance is open to question but it was a respectable start to her career in a hot race, and she's a sister to connections' bumper/hurdle winner Letterston Lady; could go well.

7/1

13th

15

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Letterston Lily

10st 8lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Sister to her stable's bumper/hurdle winner Letterston Lady; dam well held in bumper, half-sister to bumper/Flat/high-class hurdle winner Verdana Blue; attractively bred but makes debut in deep waters.

33/1

Form: 218 D

Last run: 67 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Disappointing in similar event at the Dublin Racing Festival two months ago but has possibilities granted a rebound; recorded a useful RPR when opening her account at Down Royal (soft) the time before.

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14th

10

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Mongibello

11st 2lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

Disappointing in similar event at the Dublin Racing Festival two months ago but has possibilities granted a rebound; recorded a useful RPR when opening her account at Down Royal (soft) the time before.

10/1

8th

10

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:25 Leopardstown

Mongibello

11st 8lb

J: Mr S Connor

T: S R B Crawford

Made a bright start when third in a maiden point at Oldtown last March; ran a fine race behind the useful Only By Night on bumper debut at Naas in March; built on that with a wide-margin Down Royal win; promising sort for the connections of Lily De Berlais, 40-1 winner of this race two years ago.

6/1

1st

12

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

15:08 Down Royal

Mongibello

11st 7lb

J: Mr S Connor

T: S R B Crawford

Made nice start in a point and ran a cracker at Navan when splitting two well-fancied foes, winner (Only By Night) looking a potential star since; looks the one to beat for local yard.

6/4

Form: 183 D BF

Last run: 90 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Has failed to build on her Hereford success (good) in two subsequent runs, latest at Sedgefield (soft); goes against her own sex for the first time but faces a stiff task on the figures.

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15th

4

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Future Fortune

11st 2lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

Has failed to build on her Hereford success (good) in two subsequent runs, latest at Sedgefield (soft); goes against her own sex for the first time but faces a stiff task on the figures.

66/1

3rd

3

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

15:42 Sedgefield

Future Fortune

11st 2lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Warren Greatrex

in touch with leaders

9/4

8th

14

22nd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 152y

Class 1

15:40 Ascot

Future Fortune

10st 9lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

Beat males when making a winning debut at 12-1 at Hereford (2m, good) in October; open to improvement but it was a tight finish last time and others arrive with stronger form claims.

20/1

Form: 222

Last run: 54 days

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Threatening to win a race having produced form figures of 222, latest effort at Ascot (good to soft); however, unlikely to go one better at this level unless the first-time headgear works particularly well.

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16

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Nala The Lioness

10st 8lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: K R Burke

Threatening to win a race having produced form figures of 222, latest effort at Ascot (good to soft); however, unlikely to go one better at this level unless the first-time headgear works particularly well.

25/1

2nd

10

17th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 152y

Class 2

16:45 Ascot

Nala The Lioness

10st 4lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: K R Burke

Flat-bred 4yo and in a Flat stable; beaten a head and a neck in two AW races at Newcastle in January, leading briefly on each occasion; now switches to turf for a stronger contest.

6/1

2nd

10

30th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 56y

Class 5

13:15 Newcastle

Nala The Lioness

10st 5lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: K R Burke

38,000gns yearling; Flat bred and in a Flat stable; favourite for C&D debut 24 days ago and would probably have won had she been wiser to the job in hand; every chance of going one better.

2/1

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Payout
Exacta £821.00
Straight Forecast £669.90
Tricast £24298.80
Trifecta £21296.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Honky Tonk Highway

RP RATINGS:

Baby Kate

WEST COUNTRY:

Jubilee Alpha

LAMBOURN:

La Marquise

D Express:

Diva Luna

The Star:

Jubilee Alpha

POSTDATA:

Honky Tonk Highway

The Times:

Honky Tonk Highway

The Guardian:

Honky Tonk Highway

Daily Mirror:

Honky Tonk Highway

TOPSPEED:

Baby Kate

Telegraph:

Baby Kate

Daily Mail:

Baby Kate

Daily Record:

Baby Kate