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bettingsites.ltd.uk Betting Offers Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £3247.81
  • 2m 7f 177y
  • Class 5
  • 7 runners
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bettingsites.ltd.uk Betting Offers Handicap Chase

Runners: 7 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

9/4 (Won)

  • Win: £3.00
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 75PP22

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Yet to register a victory but has run well in these blinkers to be runner-up in handicap chases (around 3m) at Leicester and Southwell (also tongue tied) of late; big shout eased 1lb with the headgear again sported.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

7

16th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

15:40 Ffos Las

Wide To West

10st 2lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Martin Keighley

Yet to register a victory but has run well in these blinkers to be runner-up in handicap chases (around 3m) at Leicester and Southwell (also tongue tied) of late; big shout eased 1lb with the headgear again sported.

9/4

2nd

6

18th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

13:55 Southwell

Wide To West

10st 2lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Martin Keighley

Creditable efforts on both completed starts this season (has pulled up twice), last time finishing second of three finishers at Leicester (2m6f, heavy, first-time blinkers) on second run after wind surgery; headgear retained; not without a chance despite being 2lb out of the handicap.

7/2

16/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 63U6P6

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 3lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Winless since 2018 and he also arrives out of sorts, only sixth of eight in 2m5f Hereford handicap 20 days ago; others are much preferred.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

8

4th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Uttoxeter

Higgs

10st 6lb

J: James Best

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

Yet to add to his two novice hurdle wins in 2018 and is 0-17 over fences but was runner-up twice on slow ground last month (latterly over C&D) and has obvious each-way claims again.

6/1

2nd

11

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:00 Uttoxeter

Higgs

10st 2lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

led

9/2

Form: -P3428 BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Still to get his head in front this term and he made mistakes when trailing in last of eight in 2m5f Hereford handicap chase 20 days ago; others appeal more.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1

16th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

15:40 Ffos Las

Grizzly James

12st 0lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Still to get his head in front this term and he made mistakes when trailing in last of eight in 2m5f Hereford handicap chase 20 days ago; others appeal more.

4/1

8th

1

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

16:45 Hereford

Grizzly James

12st 0lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Won this last year (good to soft) and has run well in defeat on two of his last three starts, most recently at Huntingdon (2m7f, soft) this month; he's a strong candidate today.

3/1

2nd

3

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

13:55 Huntingdon

Grizzly James

11st 10lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Venetia Williams

Seemingly back in good form when third at Plumpton (2m3f, soft) in January and is probably worth another crack at this sort of trip but didn't travel with much zest when well-held fourth at Lingfield last month and is not one to rely upon.

9/2

Form: F7-5P4

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Debut hurdles winner in Ireland in 2021 but he's 0-8 over fences and came in only a fair fourth of seven in 3m2f Chepstow handicap chase last time; he needs to take a step forward.

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2

16th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

15:40 Ffos Las

Thatll Be The Day

11st 13lb

J: Connor Brace

T: David Brace

Debut hurdles winner in Ireland in 2021 but he's 0-8 over fences and came in only a fair fourth of seven in 3m2f Chepstow handicap chase last time; he needs to take a step forward.

5/1

4th

1

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 2f 54y

Class 5

16:18 Chepstow

Thatll Be The Day

12st 0lb

J: Connor Brace

T: David Brace

Generally very disappointing since heavy-ground win on hurdle debut in Ireland in 2021, and didn't show a great deal in two 2m3f handicap chases for new stable last month; goes beyond 2m4f for first time under rules here; others have much less to prove.

14/1

0

5

26th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 4

14:10 Sedgefield

Thatll Be The Day

11st 5lb

J: Connor Brace

T: David Brace

He could improve for his recent stable and seasonal debut at Market Rasen but was well beaten, and he'd struggled on his final few starts in Ireland last season; others have less to prove.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: /1-PP7 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 10lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Veteran C&D winner but he's offered little in his three outings this term, tried in a visor when beating only one at Chepstow (3m) 26 days ago; he's hard to warm to.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3

16th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

15:40 Ffos Las

The Lion Dancer

11st 10lb

J: Harriet Tucker

T: Alex Hales

Veteran C&D winner but he's offered little in his three outings this term, tried in a visor when beating only one at Chepstow (3m) 26 days ago; he's hard to warm to.

10/1

7th

1

21st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:25 Chepstow

The Lion Dancer

12st 0lb

J: Harriet Tucker

T: Alex Hales

Lengthy absences either side of his Uttoxeter win under Harriet Tucker in late 2022; pulled up in his two subsequent runs and hard to know what he'll make of a visor (replacing blinkers).

14/1

1

18th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

13:55 Southwell

The Lion Dancer

12st 0lb

J: Harriet Tucker

T: Alex Hales

prominent, not fluent 9th

6/1

Form: 234P36

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Yet to add to his hurdling victory but he's proved consistent over fences thus far, posting a solid third at Musselburgh (3m) in February; ran poorly reverted to hurdles at Stratford since but he can bounce back for last year's winning yard.

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4

16th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

15:40 Ffos Las

Frankie Faulkner

11st 9lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Evan Williams

Yet to add to his hurdling victory but he's proved consistent over fences thus far, posting a solid third at Musselburgh (3m) in February; ran poorly reverted to hurdles at Stratford since but he can bounce back for last year's winning yard.

3/1

9

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 7f 95y

Class 5

15:45 Fakenham

Frankie Faulkner

11st 5lb

T: Evan Williams

6th

1

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 6f 7y

Class 5

15:20 Stratford

Frankie Faulkner

11st 12lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Evan Williams

Winning Irish pointer; won a Newton Abbot maiden hurdle for current yard last July (2m2f, good); has been chasing since, last time finishing third at Musselburgh (2m7f, soft, cheekpieces tried); headgear retained; a possible back over hurdles.

4/1

Form: 4/6P7-

Last run: 468 days

W: 10st 5lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Three runs over hurdles this winter have offered little but this very lightly raced mare has been placed in points so is no forlorn hope now going over fences.

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11th

13

25th Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:35 Warwick

Drumlees Pet

10st 3lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Grace Harris

Struggled on recent chase/handicap debut at Ffos Las (3m, soft); that run came after a 468-day absence and she remains unexposed under rules but a huge step forward is needed today; cheekpieces added.

33/1

5

16th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

15:40 Ffos Las

Drumlees Pet

10st 5lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Grace Harris

Three runs over hurdles this winter have offered little but this very lightly raced mare has been placed in points so is no forlorn hope now going over fences.

9/1

7th

2

4th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 5f 163y

Class 4

15:00 Hereford

Drumlees Pet

11st 4lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Grace Harris

Placed in Irish points but tailed off last month in two British hurdling starts.

100/1

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Payout
Exacta £156.00
Straight Forecast £155.40
Trifecta £152.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Frankie Faulkner

SPOTLIGHT:

Wide To West

Daily Mirror:

Grizzly James

WEST COUNTRY:

Wide To West

Telegraph:

Wide To West

The Guardian:

Wide To West

The Sun:

Wide To West

POSTDATA:

Frankie Faulkner

The Times:

Frankie Faulkner

Daily Mail:

Frankie Faulkner

D Express:

Frankie Faulkner

Daily Record:

Frankie Faulkner

The Star:

Grizzly James