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14:00 Kelso

Soft

Belhaven Brewery Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 2m 2f 25y
  • Class 4
  • 12 runners
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Belhaven Brewery Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/6 (Won)

  • Win: £1.73
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 417 C

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

Fair Flat-racer who impressed when winning easily over hurdles here (2m, soft) for Anthony Charlton in February; well beaten in C&D Grade 2 last month but is back in calmer waters for this stable debut; good chance.

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1st

1

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

Alnilam

11st 12lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

prominent on inner

5/6

7th

3

2nd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 1

14:17 Kelso

Alnilam

11st 5lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Anthony Charlton

in rear early, hampered by faller 1st

11/2

2/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 21

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 121

Form & Verdict

Irish point winner who built upon promising rules debut when keeping on too strongly for short-odds favourite at Hexham (2m, heavy) in February; ought to be suited by the extra distance and can play a major role.

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2nd

5

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

Dollar Collar

11st 5lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

Irish point winner who built upon promising rules debut when keeping on too strongly for short-odds favourite at Hexham (2m, heavy) in February; ought to be suited by the extra distance and can play a major role.

2/1

5

14th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

13:10 Hexham

Dollar Collar

10st 13lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

3m heavy-ground Irish point winner, but although done few favours by the slow tempo rallied well on her Ayr novice hurdle debut last month to fail by just under 1l; would have appealed more upped to further already, but there's certainly ability there and she remains of interest.

9/1

OUR TIP

16/1

  • Place: £4.60

Form: 14

Last run: 108 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made all in small-field Market Rasen maiden (2m4f, good) on rules debut last June, but that form may not be reliable and he was well beaten when reappearing over 2m6f here in December; hooded for first time today.

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9th

5

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 3

19:50 Hexham

Johnny Dogs

10st 10lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Susan Corbett

Made all in small-field Market Rasen maiden (2m4f, good) on rules debut last June and put a lesser effort behind him when third (albeit well held) at Kelso (2m2f, soft; first-time hood) last month; still unexposed but others here have more compelling form.

16/1

3rd

2

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

Johnny Dogs

11st 12lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Susan Corbett

led at slow pace

16/1

Form: 35

Last run: 76 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won a soft-ground point on debut a year ago and shaped with significant promise on both hurdling starts during the winter (1m7f/2m4f), but has a bit to find with the principals here; hood left off this time.

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2nd

11

8th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 4

14:10 Kelso

Tigga Time

11st 1lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

took keen hold, prominent, outpaced before 2 out, rallied and went second approaching last, kept on

16/1

4th

9

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

Tigga Time

11st 5lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

Won a soft-ground point on debut a year ago and shaped with significant promise on both hurdling starts during the winter (1m7f/2m4f), but has a bit to find with the principals here; hood left off this time.

8/1

5th

10

30th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 62y

Class 4

15:00 Newcastle

Tigga Time

11st 5lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

2m4f point winner (soft); raced freely when a Catterick bumper third (good to soft; eyeshield and hood) on rules debut last month, when favourite; hood is retained and with some improvement on that he could get competitive.

10/1

Form: 3P

Last run: 62 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made quite promising Irish point debut last spring but did not show a great deal on his two hurdling starts during the winter (2m6f/2m4f).

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5th

7

8th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

15:10 Kelso

Beat The Boum

11st 5lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Jackie Stephen

held up in rear, headway on outer after 4 out, outpaced before 2 out, weakened approaching last

20/1

5th

4

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

Beat The Boum

11st 5lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Jackie Stephen

Made quite promising Irish point debut last spring but did not show a great deal on his two hurdling starts during the winter (2m6f/2m4f).

100/1

3

13th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 100y

Class 4

15:20 Ayr

Beat The Boum

11st 9lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Jackie Stephen

Quite promising Irish point debut last May but did not achieve much when remote third on hurdling debut at Kelso (2m6f, soft) in December.

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to two useful jumpers but showed nothing more than minor promise in five Irish points; can only be watched on rules debut.

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8th

7

8th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 4

14:10 Kelso

Rock N Roll Champ

11st 1lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Sandy Forster

took keen hold, held up in rear, no impression from 4 out

100/1

6th

7

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

Rock N Roll Champ

11st 5lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Sandy Forster

Half-brother to two useful jumpers but showed nothing more than minor promise in five Irish points; can only be watched on rules debut.

100/1

Form: 67

Last run: 145 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Not beaten far when sixth of eight here (2m, soft) on debut in October but absent since a heavy defeat at Hexham the following month.

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7th

10

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

Wainwright

11st 5lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Nicky Richards

Not beaten far when sixth of eight here (2m, soft) on debut in October but absent since a heavy defeat at Hexham the following month.

50/1

Form: P0P

Last run: 81 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Struggled to get competitive when a big-priced outsider in first three hurdling starts (2m-2m1f).

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8th

11

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

Midnight Alnwicky

10st 12lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Adam Nicol

Struggled to get competitive when a big-priced outsider in first three hurdling starts (2m-2m1f).

100/1

Form: 95

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

A modest maiden on the Flat and a well-beaten outsider in first two hurdling starts (1m7f/2m).

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11th

12

10th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

20:05 Sedgefield

National Question

10st 2lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Adam Nicol

Modest Flat maiden who was well beaten at triple-digit odds on all three hurdling starts last season (1m7f-2m2f, soft); combination of lowly opening handicap mark and switch to good ground offers some hope of improvement today; 3lb out of the weights.

16/1

9th

12

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

National Question

10st 11lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Adam Nicol

A modest maiden on the Flat and a well-beaten outsider in first two hurdling starts (1m7f/2m).

100/1

5th

4

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

13:35 Kelso

National Question

11st 2lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Adam Nicol

Only poor form shown in six Flat runs and he also offered little on his hurdling debut when ninth in 2m Catterick novice 12 days ago; others appeal more.

50/1

Form: 1F

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Bright start to rules career when clearcut winner of Ayr novice (2m, soft) in December; not seen again until falling heavily there last month but has possibilities here if that experience has not dented his confidence.

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3

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

Ozzy Cosmo

11st 12lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Bright start to rules career when clearcut winner of Ayr novice (2m, soft) in December; not seen again until falling heavily there last month but has possibilities here if that experience has not dented his confidence.

6/1

3

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 100y

Class 4

13:23 Ayr

Ozzy Cosmo

11st 7lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

held up in rear, outpaced when mistake and fell heavily 3 out

5/1

1st

6

20th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

11:50 Ayr

Ozzy Cosmo

11st 2lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Promising fourth on debut in Irish maiden point (3m, good) in April and changed hands for £35,000 the following month; makes his rules debut and could be a player; wears a tongue-tie.

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Appeared to display significant improvement when sixth of eight in 1m5f Navan maiden on latest of three Irish Flat starts in spring 2022, but was sold for £4,000 the following September and makes stable/hurdle debut after a long absence.

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10th

8

10th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

17:18 Sedgefield

Racquet Club

11st 3lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Dianne Sayer

Modicum of ability for Johnny Murtagh on the Flat (0-3) in Ireland; pulled up on both starts over hurdles (2m-2m2f, soft) for this trainer; no obvious reason as to why he should fare any better here.

66/1

4

26th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 47y

Class 4

14:40 Perth

Racquet Club

11st 2lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Dianne Sayer

in rear, not fluent 4 out, mistake 3 out

100/1

6

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

Racquet Club

11st 5lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Dianne Sayer

Appeared to display significant improvement when sixth of eight in 1m5f Navan maiden on latest of three Irish Flat starts in spring 2022, but was sold for £4,000 the following September and makes stable/hurdle debut after a long absence.

100/1

Form: 70

Last run: 163 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made low-key bumper debut in October and was again well beaten when switched to hurdling the following month; hooded for first time today.

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9th

8

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

19:15 Hexham

The Roc Hopper

11st 1lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Jackie Stephen

in rear

16/1

8

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

The Roc Hopper

11st 5lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jackie Stephen

Made low-key bumper debut in October and was again well beaten when switched to hurdling the following month; hooded for first time today.

100/1

10th

7

4th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

12:32 Ayr

The Roc Hopper

11st 0lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Jackie Stephen

led, jumped slightly left 1st, mistake and headed 6th

66/1

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Trifecta £241.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Alnilam

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Dollar Collar

The Guardian:

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Daily Mirror:

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The Star:

Dollar Collar

Daily Record:

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RP RATINGS:

Alnilam

TOPSPEED:

Alnilam

POSTDATA:

Alnilam

Telegraph:

Alnilam

Daily Mail:

Alnilam

The Sun:

Alnilam