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Adept GRP Cabinets Novices’ Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £3247.81
  • 3m 0f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 10 runners
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Adept GRP Cabinets Novices’ Handicap Chase

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £24.20
  • Place: £2.70

Form: 6P622-

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 6lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

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.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
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

11/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 23721- D

Last run: 27 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

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.

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Verdict Starting price

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

12/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 1475P- C

Last run: 47 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Scored off 3lb higher over hurdles here (2m4f, good) last June and made quite encouraging chasing debut on good ground in December but was pulled up on soft in March and may need conditions to dry out; cheekpieces (worn for last two races) left off.

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

3rd

4

4th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Uttoxeter

Unwanted Attention

10st 12lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Ryan Potter

Scored off 3lb higher over hurdles here (2m4f, good) last June and made quite encouraging chasing debut on good ground in December but was pulled up on soft in March and may need conditions to dry out; cheekpieces (worn for last two races) left off.

12/1

3

18th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

13:55 Southwell

Unwanted Attention

11st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Ryan Potter

Won a Uttoxeter novice hurdle in June (2m4f, good); hasn't run quite as well since, although fair effort when fifth at Hereford in first-time cheekpieces (retained) on chase debut last time (2m5f, good); having first run at 3m and first on soft ground so a bit to prove.

11/2

5th

9

16th Dec 2023

Good

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

11:55 Hereford

Unwanted Attention

10st 13lb

J: James Turner

T: Ryan Potter

Below best on final two hurdle starts in August/October but he won at Uttoxeter in June and this 5yo now goes chasing with cheekpieces added; interesting to see how he goes in the betting.

10/1

Form: 000P-

Last run: 179 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Irish point winner in 2023 (runner-up now a fairly useful hurdler); showed no significant promise in four maiden/novice hurdles for Christian Williams in the autumn and beat only two rivals when winning a restricted point last month but makes chase/handicap/stable debut off a lowly mark and looks very interesting.

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

4th

6

4th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Uttoxeter

Blagthebookies

10st 7lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

Irish point winner in 2023 (runner-up now a fairly useful hurdler); showed no significant promise in four maiden/novice hurdles for Christian Williams in the autumn and beat only two rivals when winning a restricted point last month but makes chase/handicap/stable debut off a lowly mark and looks very interesting.

6/4

0

1

7th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

Class 4

13:20 Warwick

Blagthebookies

11st 0lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Christian Williams

Joined Christian Williams after Irish point win in March; a well-beaten outsider in three 2m hurdles last month; will probably be of much greater interest once the handicapper has seen fit to give him a mark.

66/1

0

1

26th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:55 Ludlow

Blagthebookies

11st 2lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Christian Williams

Joined Christian Williams after Irish point win in March; a well-beaten outsider in two 2m hurdles this month and will probably be of much greater interest when upped in trip and switched to handicaps.

100/1

OUR TIP

Form: 25743- BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

0-7 over fences but ran quite well when third at Ffos Las (2m3f, heavy) last month and is now 6lb lower than when second over C&D (good to soft) in October; must be considered.

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

5th

2

4th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Uttoxeter

Kap Chidley

11st 13lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

0-7 over fences but ran quite well when third at Ffos Las (2m3f, heavy) last month and is now 6lb lower than when second over C&D (good to soft) in October; must be considered.

11/2

3rd

2

16th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 83y

Class 5

15:05 Ffos Las

Kap Chidley

11st 8lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Kicked off this season with two good chase runs (3m/2m4f; good to soft) but modest efforts the last twice on either side of wind surgery and ground this testing is a worry.

4/1

Form: 8458-

Last run: 154 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Placed in two Irish points last year; unable to pose any sort of threat in three novice/maiden hurdles (2m3f-2m4f) in November/December but moves up in trip for this chase/handicap debut and improvement is possible.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3

4th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Uttoxeter

Wexford Park

11st 5lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Gary Hanmer

Placed in two Irish points last year; unable to pose any sort of threat in three novice/maiden hurdles (2m3f-2m4f) in November/December but moves up in trip for this chase/handicap debut and improvement is possible.

20/1

8th

10

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

13:44 Bangor-on-Dee

Wexford Park

11st 4lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Gary Hanmer

Third in two Irish points but modest in his bumper and both runs (150-1) over hurdles; best watched for now.

66/1

5th

4

26th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

11:55 Uttoxeter

Wexford Park

11st 4lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Gary Hanmer

Third in two Irish points and sold for £36,000 in May; got loose beforehand when tailed off in soft-ground bumper at Bangor in October; 150-1, finished much closer in novice hurdle at Aintree (2m4f, soft) 15 days ago but nevertheless went down by 38l, so others have shown a good deal more.

33/1

Form: PP475-

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Had rather mixed record last season but was runner-up twice over hurdles in November (2m4f/2m3f) and ran well for a long way when fifth over fences at Taunton (2m7f, soft) last month; could have a say.

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

5

4th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Uttoxeter

Hi Riko

10st 12lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Richard Hobson

Had rather mixed record last season but was runner-up twice over hurdles in November (2m4f/2m3f) and ran well for a long way when fifth over fences at Taunton (2m7f, soft) last month; could have a say.

12/1

5th

6

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 3y

Class 5

16:28 Taunton

Hi Riko

10st 11lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Richard Hobson

He's on a handy mark on his best hurdle form but this inconsistent 11-race maiden was pulled up in January on his sole chase start and needs to be an entirely different proposition now back over fences.

20/1

Form: 7/P90-

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Cut little ice when a big-priced outsider in three maiden hurdles last season (2m3f-2m5f) but has a lowly mark for his handicap debut and the switch to fences may show him in a better light.

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

7

4th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Uttoxeter

Bombay Sunset

10st 7lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Lucy Wadham

Cut little ice when a big-priced outsider in three maiden hurdles last season (2m3f-2m5f) but has a lowly mark for his handicap debut and the switch to fences may show him in a better light.

20/1

10th

1

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

13:57 Market Rasen

Bombay Sunset

11st 6lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Lucy Wadham

Runner-up in a British point but poor form in his two bumpers and two 2m5f/2m4f maiden hurdles.

100/1

Form: 96747-

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Placed over hurdles in Ireland last spring but has struggled over hurdles/fences for current stable since the autumn; very difficult to enthuse over.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9

4th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Uttoxeter

Leading The Way

10st 3lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

Placed over hurdles in Ireland last spring but has struggled over hurdles/fences for current stable since the autumn; very difficult to enthuse over.

100/1

7th

8

20th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 30y

Class 5

13:40 Bangor-on-Dee

Leading The Way

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

15-race maiden; had some hurdle form in Ireland but tailed off in four runs for this yard, divided between hurdles and fences (from 2m to 2m4f).

50/1

Form: 23/5P-

Last run: 110 days

W: 10st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Made pretty good start to chasing career when third here (2m4f, good) in October 2022; returned from long absence with two disappointing runs during the winter but might have needed the first outing and sustained a wound after bad jumping error on latter occasion; may yet make up for lost time.

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

10

4th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Uttoxeter

Lindisfarne

10st 3lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Robert Walford

Made pretty good start to chasing career when third here (2m4f, good) in October 2022; returned from long absence with two disappointing runs during the winter but might have needed the first outing and sustained a wound after bad jumping error on latter occasion; may yet make up for lost time.

10/1

0

9

15th Jan 2024

Good

3m 1f 44y

Class 5

13:37 Hereford

Lindisfarne

10st 2lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Robert Walford

Lightly raced 9yo; well beaten on soft ground last month, after a long layoff, but made promising start to chasing career when second at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) in October 2022 and may yet build on that performance.

4/1

5th

11

19th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 1f 30y

Class 5

12:20 Wincanton

Lindisfarne

10st 5lb

J: Angus Cheleda

T: Robert Walford

Placed in all his three handicaps, two hurdles and a chase (2m4f-2m7f); remains unexposed in this discipline and this mark looks fine, but an absence since October of last year reduces his appeal.

6/1

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Exacta £2123.00
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Tricast £14811.70
Trifecta £13959.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Blagthebookies

Telegraph:

Mister Barclay

RP RATINGS:

Higgs

POSTDATA:

Kap Chidley

The Times:

Hi Riko

Daily Mail:

Blagthebookies

D Express:

Blagthebookies

The Star:

Blagthebookies

Daily Record:

Blagthebookies

Daily Mirror:

Mister Barclay

The Sun:

Mister Barclay

WEST COUNTRY:

Higgs

The Guardian:

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