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Hatmill Loves Logistics Novices’ Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £3247.81
  • 2m 7f 70y
  • Class 5
  • 9 runners
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Hatmill Loves Logistics Novices’ Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

Form: 42233-

Last run: 22 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Eight-race maiden but has been thereabouts in most of his races and seemed to stay the 2m7f okay last time at Fakenham; certainly enters the equation.

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1st

1

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:53 Uttoxeter

Shengai Enki

12st 0lb

J: Mr Alex Chadwick

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

Eight-race maiden but has been thereabouts in most of his races and seemed to stay the 2m7f okay last time at Fakenham; certainly enters the equation.

8/1

3rd

3

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 7f 95y

Class 5

15:45 Fakenham

Shengai Enki

11st 12lb

J: Mr Alex Chadwick

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

Runner-up on two of his four runs over hurdles, including on handicap debut at Fontwell last August (2m5f, good); creditable third at Huntingdon last time (2m4f, good) when returning for a 221-day break; stamina to prove but one to consider.

7/2

3rd

2

1st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

13:35 Huntingdon

Shengai Enki

11st 13lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

in touch with leaders

3/1

Form: 55321-

Last run: 47 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Had been knocking on the door before winning five-runner race at Fontwell (3m2f, heavy), his ninth start over hurdles; up 7lb but does at least have momentum behind him.

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2nd

7

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:53 Uttoxeter

Twp Stori

10st 13lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Samuel Drinkwater

Had been knocking on the door before winning five-runner race at Fontwell (3m2f, heavy), his ninth start over hurdles; up 7lb but does at least have momentum behind him.

4/1

Form: /86P6-

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Has yet to make the frame over hurdles and there's no obvious signs of improvement forthcoming.

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3rd

12

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:53 Uttoxeter

Tis But A Scratch

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

Has yet to make the frame over hurdles and there's no obvious signs of improvement forthcoming.

66/1

6th

8

23rd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 32y

Class 5

16:15 Bangor-on-Dee

Tis But A Scratch

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

Belied triple-digit odds when fourth in this race a year ago but was pulled up on latest appearance in December and has now been unplaced all 12 hurdling starts; cheekpieces given a whirl today.

40/1

Form: 6P35-

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

The drop back to 2m3f probably didn't help on handicap debut at Chepstow, having previously shaped okay in a 2m7f maiden; also won a point over 3m; could well be seen in his best light yet.

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4th

3

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:53 Uttoxeter

River Voyage

11st 9lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Rebecca Curtis

The drop back to 2m3f probably didn't help on handicap debut at Chepstow, having previously shaped okay in a 2m7f maiden; also won a point over 3m; could well be seen in his best light yet.

10/1

5th

6

13th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:40 Chepstow

River Voyage

11st 9lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Rebecca Curtis

Irish point winner in 2022; struggled on first two hurdling starts but shaped with considerably more promise when third here (2m7f, heavy; albeit well held in the end) last month; drops back in trip for handicap debut.

16/1

Form: /9457-

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Not a bad first run in handicap company at Market Rasen (2m2f) without suggesting he's that well treated; today's much longer trip will need to bring him.

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5th

4

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:53 Uttoxeter

Geordie Night

11st 8lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Nick Kent

Not a bad first run in handicap company at Market Rasen (2m2f) without suggesting he's that well treated; today's much longer trip will need to bring him.

10/1

7th

7

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 140y

Class 5

15:54 Market Rasen

Geordie Night

11st 4lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Nick Kent

Has shaped quite well in novice /maiden hurdles at about 2m; interesting up in trip on handicap debut.

13/2

Form: 25785-

Last run: 94 days

W: 10st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Poor hurdle form since showing promise in bumpers and headgear is added for today's handicap debut over a new trip; hard to be confident.

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6th

10

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:53 Uttoxeter

Professor Higgins

10st 10lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Gary Hanmer

Poor hurdle form since showing promise in bumpers and headgear is added for today's handicap debut over a new trip; hard to be confident.

20/1

5th

6

31st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 3

14:55 Leicester

Professor Higgins

11st 2lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Gary Hanmer

Form dipped sharply on final start in bumpers and he has struggled in both attempts over hurdles (2m); combination of first-time tongue-tie and new trip needs to have major effect.

33/1

Form: 49624-

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Had wind surgery prior to her good second at Stratford (2m6f, heavy) and was let down by her jumping at Chepstow (2m7f); could have some improvement lurking and Cobden takes over.

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7th

6

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:53 Uttoxeter

Houston Calling

11st 1lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Mel Rowley

Had wind surgery prior to her good second at Stratford (2m6f, heavy) and was let down by her jumping at Chepstow (2m7f); could have some improvement lurking and Cobden takes over.

8/1

7

13th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

15:32 Chepstow

Houston Calling

10st 5lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Mel Rowley

Still a maiden but had wind surgery prior to her good second at Stratford (2m6f, heavy) last month and may build on that effort; shaped as if this extra yardage will suit; not dismissed.

13/2

Form: 995-

Last run: 38 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Tailed off in 2m3f hurdles and tongue tied for all three; had wind surgery ahead of handicap debut but has an awful lot to prove.

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8

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:53 Uttoxeter

Ronnies Reflection

10st 13lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Tailed off in 2m3f hurdles and tongue tied for all three; had wind surgery ahead of handicap debut but has an awful lot to prove.

20/1

5th

7

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Ronnies Reflection

11st 7lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Tailed off at big odds this winter on first two starts (2m3f, good to soft/soft) and needs to be an entirely different proposition today.

50/1

Form: 984/7-

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

1m4f winner for Richard Fahey; didn't run too badly on his return from a long absence at Wincanton (2m4f, good) but there have to be doubts him about him over this far.

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4th

6

12th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 174y

Class 5

17:13 Ludlow

Lions Vigil

10st 10lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Bill Turner

Sole win (2021) was on AW Flat; 0-8 over hurdles, spread over three years; fell three out at Uttoxeter eight days ago, in contention at the time (2m7f, soft) but others present more solid claims.

12/1

11

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

18:53 Uttoxeter

Lions Vigil

10st 8lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Bill Turner

1m4f winner for Richard Fahey; didn't run too badly on his return from a long absence at Wincanton (2m4f, good) but there have to be doubts him about him over this far.

50/1

7th

10

21st Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

13:22 Wincanton

Lions Vigil

10st 5lb

J: Tpr Lucy Westlake

T: Bill Turner

Flat winner (1m4f, AW) for Richard Fahey; maiden hurdler who hasn't offered much in handicaps and he's returning from a long absence.

66/1

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Payout
Straight Forecast £178.90
Tricast £4542.50

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Shengai Enki

The Times:

Aworkinprogress

Daily Mirror:

Twp Stori

WEST COUNTRY:

Flashy Boy

Daily Mail:

Ronnies Reflection

SPOTLIGHT:

River Voyage

The Guardian:

Aworkinprogress

Daily Record:

Aworkinprogress

POSTDATA:

Shengai Enki

Telegraph:

Shengai Enki

The Sun:

Shengai Enki

The Star:

Twp Stori

D Express:

Flashy Boy