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  • 2m 0f 3y
  • Class 4
  • 17 runners
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Racing TV Just £12 Per Month Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

15/8 (Won)

  • Win: £1.73
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 222423

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

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.

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3rd

3

12th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 3

16:25 Plumpton

Yalla Habibi

11st 10lb

J: Freddie Gordon

T: Harriet Dickin

raced in third, mistake 4 out, lost position after 3 out

13/8

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

11/4

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 2222U

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Runner-up in two bumpers and on both completed starts over hurdles at up to 2m3f; all runs have been on good to soft/soft; has a chance on what looks his easiest opportunity to date.

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2nd

2

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

Diamond Koda

11st 6lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Nick Kent

Runner-up in two bumpers and on both completed starts over hurdles at up to 2m3f; all runs have been on good to soft/soft; has a chance on what looks his easiest opportunity to date.

11/4

1

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

15:19 Market Rasen

Diamond Koda

11st 7lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Nick Kent

in touch with leaders on inner, overjumped and unseated 1st

7/2

2nd

3

2nd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

13:30 Doncaster

Diamond Koda

11st 7lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Nick Kent

towards rear but in touch with leaders, not fluent 3rd, mistake 6th, headway before 4 out

7/2

Form: 421P4 D BF

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Won a Newcastle bumper on heavy in December but hasn't shown the same level of form over hurdles; first run on good ground; improvement needed.

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4th

1

10th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

16:25 Market Rasen

Get A Superstar

12st 0lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

Has yet to replicate his bumper form over hurdles but Fakenham last time wasn't that far off it and he now goes handicapping; returning to further can suit.

7/2

3rd

3

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

Get A Superstar

11st 6lb

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

Won a Newcastle bumper on heavy in December but hasn't shown the same level of form over hurdles; first run on good ground; improvement needed.

6/1

4th

1

19th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

14:00 Carlisle

Get A Superstar

11st 7lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

in touch with leaders on inner

Evs

Form:

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Has won three on the Flat, two in France and the latest over 1m6f on soft ground at Nottingham in September when trained by George Baker; well beaten in a Huntingdon maiden hurdle on jumps debut (2m3f, soft); improvement likely.

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6th

3

(9)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 209y

Class 4

17:10 Ascot

Motazzen

9st 13lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Henrietta C Knight

raced in second

20/1

10

25th Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

Class 4

14:00 Warwick

Motazzen

11st 6lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Henrietta C Knight

Capable Flat handicapper; with George Baker when winning a Class 2 at Nottingham (1m6f, soft) last September; has failed to shine over hurdles yet, weakening quickly from the second-last at Fakenham (2m, good; fourth, beaten 27l) a fortnight ago; more required.

20/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fair Flat handicapper for Ed Bethell, winning over 1m6f at Catterick in August when blinkered for the first time; no headgear and may eventually need further but an interesting newcomer.

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7th

1

6th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:30 Kempton

Big Cheese

11st 4lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Stayed well on the Flat when with Ed Bethell, though plied his trade at an ordinary level; ended up tailed off on hurdling debut at Fakenham and he looks up against it.

20/1

5th

1

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

Big Cheese

11st 6lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Fair Flat handicapper for Ed Bethell, winning over 1m6f at Catterick in August when blinkered for the first time; no headgear and may eventually need further but an interesting newcomer.

4/1

3rd

3

(5)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 5f 192y

Class 4

16:05 Catterick

Big Cheese

9st 8lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

taken down early, raced in last, went fourth 3f out

3/1

Form: 327-2P

Last run: 106 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Best form on good/good to firm; second in an ordinary mares' novice on her hurdling debut at Hereford in October (met trouble in running); tongue-tie now tried; chance.

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6th

14

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

Sister Julienne

10st 13lb

T: Donald McCain

Best form on good/good to firm; second in an ordinary mares' novice on her hurdling debut at Hereford in October (met trouble in running); tongue-tie now tried; chance.

8/1

0

13

28th Dec 2023

Good

1m 7f 156y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Sister Julienne

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Placed in two bumpers; some encouragement when over 9l second of six in maiden hurdle at Hereford (2m, good to firm) in October; that wasn't much of a race but she may improve; probably the McCain first string.

9/1

14/1

Form: 05

Last run: 117 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Improved on his only bumper run when fifth at 125-1 in a Southwell maiden hurdle last time (2m, good to soft); further progress needed.

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7th

9

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

Saint Vic

11st 6lb

T: Evan Williams

Improved on his only bumper run when fifth at 125-1 in a Southwell maiden hurdle last time (2m, good to soft); further progress needed.

14/1

5th

7

17th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

13:55 Southwell

Saint Vic

11st 4lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

33-1 when barely sighted and tailed off in a Chepstow bumper (good to soft); one for much further down the line.

33/1

100/1

Form: 75-0P

Last run: 75 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Only modest efforts so far and needs to improve on this first run on good ground.

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8th

6

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:50 Warwick

JVentile

11st 2lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Oliver Signy

Didn't show a great deal in three bumpers and she's struggled at 200-1 in both hurdle runs this year.

100/1

8th

12

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

JVentile

10st 13lb

T: Oliver Signy

Only modest efforts so far and needs to improve on this first run on good ground.

100/1

Form: 48-4O

Last run: 271 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Had a wind operation before he made his debut; ordinary form; ducked out at the third at Stratford last time (July); headgear tried; others stronger.

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4

9th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 4

14:55 Huntingdon

Mops A Legend

11st 4lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Michael Appleby

Lightly raced sort who was tried in cheekpieces when coming in last of nine in 2m Fakenham maiden hurdle 27 days ago; goes up in trip with lots to find on form.

66/1

9th

7

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

Mops A Legend

11st 6lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Michael Appleby

Had a wind operation before he made his debut; ordinary form; ducked out at the third at Stratford last time (July); headgear tried; others stronger.

33/1

0

4

16th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

15:25 Stratford

Mops A Legend

11st 4lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Michael Appleby

Didn't show a great deal in two bumpers in June 2022 and was beaten about 38l when 150-1 for last month's hurdle debut at Market Rasen.

66/1

Form: 6/223

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

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5th

5

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

16:30 Uttoxeter

Give Me A Boom

11st 7lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

Hooded this season and ridden by Luke Scott; second over C&D (heavy) and at Southwell (2m4f, soft; easily best effort) on first two runs back from a long absence, but ran poorly on latest; that penultimate run would give him leading claims.

3/1

4

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

Give Me A Boom

11st 6lb

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

3rd

4

26th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 62y

Class 4

15:05 Newcastle

Give Me A Boom

11st 7lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

Beaten by a Paul Nicholls horse at Southwell (2m4f, soft; second-time hooded) and this looks no tougher; sure to be involved.

7/4

Form: 5 BF

Last run: 119 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

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5

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

Just Gino

11st 6lb

T: Donald McCain

Form: 8-9

Last run: 88 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

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5

26th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

19:10 Chepstow

Maryah Island

11st 4lb

J: James Davies

T: Oliver Signy

Well beaten in both bumpers, then refused to race on last week's hurdling debut; can't be recommended.

100/1

7

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 49y

Class 4

13:30 Fontwell

Maryah Island

11st 5lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Oliver Signy

Tailed off in both his bumpers, the latest after a wind op; cheekpieces added to a tongue-tie.

100/1

6

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

Maryah Island

11st 6lb

T: Oliver Signy

Form: 3543-4

Last run: 151 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

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2nd

4

7th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

18:00 Hereford

Sanitiser

11st 8lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary & Josh Moore

Decent on the Flat for the Cole yard at up to 1m2f; again didn't settle when third at Kempton recently on second hurdles start (has hung and not always looked a natural hurdler) and he'll need to be more amenable back in the cheekpieces, but that form gives him leading claims.

2/1

3rd

2

22nd Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:25 Kempton

Sanitiser

11st 10lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary Moore

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway after 3 out, challenging 2 out, no extra final 110yds

9/4

Form: 0-43

Last run: 73 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

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10th

9

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

13:10 Stratford

Silent Auction

11st 4lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Toby Lawes

Well beaten in valuable Newbury bumper on debut but made the frame in her other two bumpers, and the form of her Newcastle (AW) third in January has worked out well; makes hurdling debut today; shortlisted.

5/1

13

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

Silent Auction

10st 13lb

T: Toby Lawes

Form: 3 BF

Last run: 52 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Colt

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3rd

6

21st Apr 2024

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

15:02 Wincanton

Golden Move

10st 10lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

Bought for 215,000gns after showing a good level of form at up to 1m4f for Richard Fahey (peak form with juice underfoot but handled good); still held the Triumph entry when a well-held third on hurdle debut at Taunton (soft) for which he was odds-on; some novicey jumping didn't help but he should be all the wiser here.

6/4

15

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

Golden Move

10st 12lb

T: Paul Nicholls

3rd

12

20th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

14:40 Taunton

Golden Move

10st 9lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

1m4f soft-ground winner for Richard Fahey and signed off for that yard with two places in handicaps (one on heavy; gelded since); conditions won't faze him on his hurdling debut and he still holds the Triumph entry; joined a top yard for 215,000gns.

10/11

Form: U625F

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 100

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9th

3

7th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

15:25 Ffos Las

Secret Sauce

11st 4lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Harriet Dickin

Won on the Flat in Ireland a year ago and was second in Hereford novice hurdle (2m, good to soft) for Anthony Charlton in January; safely held in recent Stratford handicap (2m2f, good to soft) for Harriet Dickin, though, and needs to build on that performance over this new trip.

25/1

7th

7

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

15:23 Stratford

Secret Sauce

11st 1lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Harriet Dickin

Won 1m claimer in Ireland last May and has run creditably over hurdles since, despite pedigree raising queries about stamina; came to grief on debut for new yard three weeks ago, though, and probably needs a bit more off this opening mark.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

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5th

14

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

13:10 Stratford

Value Added

10st 10lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

led, headed before 2 out, weakened approaching last

5/1

17

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

14:00 Fakenham

Value Added

10st 5lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

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Exacta £36.00
Straight Forecast £34.70
Trifecta £93.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Yalla Habibi

Telegraph:

Big Cheese

SPOTLIGHT:

Diamond Koda

The Times:

Diamond Koda

TOPSPEED:

Yalla Habibi

POSTDATA:

Yalla Habibi

WEST COUNTRY:

Yalla Habibi

The Guardian:

Yalla Habibi

Daily Mail:

Yalla Habibi

The Sun:

Yalla Habibi

The Star:

Yalla Habibi

Daily Record:

Yalla Habibi

D Express:

Big Cheese

Daily Mirror:

Big Cheese