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19:10 Fontwell

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Star Sports Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £3247.81
  • 3m 1f 210y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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Star Sports Handicap Chase

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.50
  • Place: £2.30

Form: PP223-

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Remote third on heavy ground a fortnight ago and now 0-19 under rules, but was runner-up on consecutive outings beforehand (3m1f/2m7f) and has obvious each-way claims if judged on those efforts.

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1st

6

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

River Tyne

11st 4lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

Remote third on heavy ground a fortnight ago and now 0-19 under rules, but was runner-up on consecutive outings beforehand (3m1f/2m7f) and has obvious each-way claims if judged on those efforts.

8/1

3rd

8

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:00 Uttoxeter

River Tyne

11st 6lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

in touch with leaders, mistake 6th, prominent 13th

3/1

8

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

River Tyne

11st 6lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

0-18 under rules and not always a fluent jumper but her second to a progressive rival at Plumpton (3m1f, soft) last month was a good effort, and she also ran well at Huntingdon (2m7f, good) three weeks ago.

15/2

16/1

  • Place: £5.00

Form: P6/PP-

Last run: 117 days

W: 10st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

0-8 under rules, having struggled in two handicap chases during the winter; won a minor point in March and was placed twice in that sphere last monthm but still makes only limited appeal.

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2nd

11

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Fama Et Gloria

10st 4lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Michael Hawker

0-8 under rules, having struggled in two handicap chases during the winter; won a minor point in March and was placed twice in that sphere last monthm but still makes only limited appeal.

16/1

0

8

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

14:00 Wincanton

Fama Et Gloria

10st 8lb

J: James Best

T: Michael Hawker

towards rear

33/1

0

5

13th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

12:50 Exeter

Fama Et Gloria

10st 12lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Michael Hawker

Maiden; runner-up in a claiming hurdle in May 2021 on final start for Joseph O'Brien but has struggled since and score is now 0-10; off since June 2022 and this is his chase debut; wore a tongue-tie all starts and had cheekpieces on latest, but neither is on today.

50/1

20/1

  • Place: £6.90

Form: 53135-

Last run: 252 days

W: 10st 6lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Came good under rules at 25th attempt at Southwell (3m, good; first-time tongue-tie) last July; absent since two lesser efforts last summer, though, and not the percentage call here.

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3rd

10

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Eightytwo Team

10st 6lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Clare Ellam

Came good under rules at 25th attempt at Southwell (3m, good; first-time tongue-tie) last July; absent since two lesser efforts last summer, though, and not the percentage call here.

20/1

5th

6

30th Aug 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Uttoxeter

Eightytwo Team

10st 7lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Clare Ellam

led, pressed leader when headed after 4th, weakened after 4 out

9/1

3rd

6

28th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Uttoxeter

Eightytwo Team

11st 1lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Clare Ellam

Kept on well to open account at Southwell (3m, good; first-time tongue-tie) ten days ago, her 11th chase and her 27th career start; it's hard to tell whether she'll build on that success but, nevertheless, she enters calculations; carries 7lb penalty but due to go up by that much anyway.

9/2

Form: 95813-

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Kept on dourly to win by 22l on chasing debut at Exeter (2m3f, heavy) in March and also ran well when third in better race than this here (2m5f, good; first-time cheekpieces) last month; looks well worth a crack at today's trip and probably still has potential over fences; good chance.

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4th

3

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Joe Cotton

11st 9lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Jeremy Scott

Kept on dourly to win by 22l on chasing debut at Exeter (2m3f, heavy) in March and also ran well when third in better race than this here (2m5f, good; first-time cheekpieces) last month; looks well worth a crack at today's trip and probably still has potential over fences; good chance.

11/4

3rd

7

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 135y

Class 4

14:00 Fontwell

Joe Cotton

10st 4lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Jeremy Scott

prominent, went second but jumped right from 8th, lost second when weakened run-in

7/4

Form: U/339-

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 13lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Placed twice over 3m at Southwell (good) last summer and returned from layoff with three point seconds in February/March, but stuggled to get competitive back under rules here (2m3f, good) last month and is difficult to enthuse over after that performance.

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5th

8

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Touch Tight

10st 13lb

J: Mr Phillip York

T: Phil York

Placed twice over 3m at Southwell (good) last summer and returned from layoff with three point seconds in February/March, but stuggled to get competitive back under rules here (2m3f, good) last month and is difficult to enthuse over after that performance.

25/1

9th

6

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

15:30 Fontwell

Touch Tight

11st 3lb

J: Mr Phillip York

T: Phil York

Placed twice over 3m at Southwell (good) last summer and returned from layoff with three point seconds in February/March; not getting any younger but should be okay over today's trip and current mark ought to be workable.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: P013P- C

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Caused 20-1 surprise under positive ride at Wincanton (3m1f, soft) in December, but was back in the doldrums at Huntingdon in March and it's hard to predict whether he'll warm to the task here.

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6th

2

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Twenty Twenty

11st 12lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary & Josh Moore

Caused 20-1 surprise under positive ride at Wincanton (3m1f, soft) in December, but was back in the doldrums at Huntingdon in March and it's hard to predict whether he'll warm to the task here.

14/1

1

13th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

13:10 Huntingdon

Twenty Twenty

12st 0lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Gary Moore

in touch with leaders

5/1

Form: 58753-

Last run: 50 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

0-6 under rules but put in fairly good front-running shift when third (albeit well held in the end) at Exeter (3m, soft) in March, and his winning point form offers hope he'll be better suited by the forecast good ground here; blinkers removed after one use; 2lb wrong; could have a say.

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7th

12

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Cloudy Flamingo

10st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Keiran Burke

0-6 under rules but put in fairly good front-running shift when third (albeit well held in the end) at Exeter (3m, soft) in March, and his winning point form offers hope he'll be better suited by the forecast good ground here; blinkers removed after one use; 2lb wrong; could have a say.

8/1

3rd

7

19th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

16:00 Exeter

Cloudy Flamingo

10st 3lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Keiran Burke

Won a point in 2022 but has not shown much under rules this season and was safely held on last month's handicap chase debut at Taunton (2m7f, soft); not written off just yet but needs a good boost from the first-time blinkers here.

10/1

5th

6

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 3y

Class 4

15:50 Taunton

Cloudy Flamingo

10st 2lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Keiran Burke

led

16/1

Form: 97P1P- CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 6lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Veteran who returned to form with front-running win in small-field C&D (heavy) contest in March; remains well handicapped on older form and will be fine on today's faster ground, but was pulled up at Stratford last month and needs to bounce back again.

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8th

4

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Uallrightharry

11st 6lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Karen Jewell

Veteran who returned to form with front-running win in small-field C&D (heavy) contest in March; remains well handicapped on older form and will be fine on today's faster ground, but was pulled up at Stratford last month and needs to bounce back again.

14/1

7

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Uallrightharry

11st 7lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Karen Jewell

Back in form last month, making all to beat Lightonthewing by 14l in four-runner race at Fontwell (3m2f, heavy); also suited by less testing ground but it's hard to predict whether he'll be in the right mood again.

8/1

1st

6

28th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

16:17 Fontwell

Uallrightharry

11st 0lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Karen Jewell

C&D winner who is well handicapped on last season's best efforts but this 12yo has struggled more recently and a major turnaround is needed.

20/1

10/1

Form: 42437- C

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Placed over hurdles at Plumpton (3m1f, good) last month, after a break, and is now 2lb lower than when second in Wincanton chase (3m1f, good) in the autumn; well beaten when back over fences there recently, though, and now has a point to prove; swaps cheekpieces for refitted visor.

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9th

5

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Astroman

11st 5lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Syd Hosie

Placed over hurdles at Plumpton (3m1f, good) last month, after a break, and is now 2lb lower than when second in Wincanton chase (3m1f, good) in the autumn; well beaten when back over fences there recently, though, and now has a point to prove; swaps cheekpieces for refitted visor.

10/1

Form: P4/PP- CD

Last run: 107 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Four chase wins (one over C&D) when trained by Martin Smith but, following a long absence, was pulled up on both starts for new stable in January; needs to prove some ability remains.

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10th

1

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Friends Dont Ask

12st 0lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Clare Ellam

Four chase wins (one over C&D) when trained by Martin Smith but, following a long absence, was pulled up on both starts for new stable in January; needs to prove some ability remains.

33/1

0

6

22nd Jan 2024

Frozen

3m 1f 100y

Class 4

15:40 Warwick

Friends Dont Ask

11st 11lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Clare Ellam

Well beaten on only run in 2022 and again on last week's belated reappearance (3m handicap; 80-1); very opposable.

66/1

Form: P2P51-

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Had very mixed record last season but was reportedly better suited by the drying ground when ending that campaign with clear-cut win at Taunton (2m7f, soft) four weeks ago; contender if in the right mood again.

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9

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Seymour Promise

10st 10lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

Had very mixed record last season but was reportedly better suited by the drying ground when ending that campaign with clear-cut win at Taunton (2m7f, soft) four weeks ago; contender if in the right mood again.

4/1

1st

10

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 3y

Class 5

16:28 Taunton

Seymour Promise

10st 4lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Joe Tizzard

Runner-up to progressive winner off this mark at Wincanton (3m1f, heavy) in January but good performances have been scarce this season, and he's now 0-21 having struggled the last twice.

12/1

Form: /5446-

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Unexposed after only six starts but was unable to land a telling blow when sixth of 11 here (2m3f, good) on recent chasing debut and is not bred to benefit from today's step up in trip; 2lb wrong.

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13

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Elzaaro

10st 2lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Karen Jewell

Unexposed after only six starts but was unable to land a telling blow when sixth of 11 here (2m3f, good) on recent chasing debut and is not bred to benefit from today's step up in trip; 2lb wrong.

14/1

6th

10

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

15:30 Fontwell

Elzaaro

10st 3lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Karen Jewell

Made just a mildly encouraging handicap hurdle debut when fourth of seven at Huntingdon (2m3f, soft) last month but remains unexposed and is open to improvement on today's chasing debut.

12/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Joe Cotton

RP RATINGS:

Seymour Promise

D Express:

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TOPSPEED:

River Tyne

WEST COUNTRY:

Joe Cotton

The Times:

Joe Cotton

The Guardian:

Joe Cotton

Daily Mail:

Joe Cotton

The Sun:

Joe Cotton

The Star:

Getupearly

POSTDATA:

Seymour Promise

Telegraph:

Seymour Promise

Daily Record:

Seymour Promise

Daily Mirror:

River Tyne