Ayr 19 January 2020

Going: Heavy
Draw Advantage: None
 
Sunny spells

Forecast: Sunny spells
Temperature: 2.9° - 6.9°
Rainfall: none
Wind: 11.0 mph SW

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1

12:40 Ayr (Class 5) (4YO plus)

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2m 4f 100y

Winner £3,379 - 8 ran

No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1
1
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Babysean (IRE) 105

b g Watar - Cindimar (Topanoora)

7 11-5
 - 

Dam, unraced, out of unraced half-sister to Champion Chase winner Buck House. Dead-heated on sole start in Irish points, pair well clear (Oct 6).

Dam unraced. A winner at 3-1fav in a point-to-point race at Castletown-Geoghegan over 3m (soft) on his latest outing in October last year, dead-heating with Pyrios.

Dam, unraced, out of unraced half-sister to Champion Chase winner Buck House. Dead-heated on sole start in Irish points, pair well clear (Oct 6).

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 0 0 0 -
Hurdle 0 0 0 -
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 0 0 0 -
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 1 1 0 100%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J R P McLernon 0 0 0 -
T Caroline Mccaldin 1 1 0 100%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2
24/627-8
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Bluefortytwo 15

gr g Overbury - Celine Message (Silver Patriarch)

Course and Distance: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
CD has previously placed at this course and distance

Course: 3 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
C has previously placed at this course

Distance: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 5 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Hood: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
HG has previously placed wearing a hood
HG
Class: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
7 11-2 h
112

Stepped up considerably on hurdling debut when runner-up in a C&D novice in March. Found 2m an insufficient test on recent handicap debut (following a win op) and this more suitable.

Placed in a hurdle race and a NH flat race from six starts. Beaten 10l behind Gennady at 14-1 when eighth of 10 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Newcastle over 2m (soft) earlier this month.

Stepped up considerably on hurdling debut when runner-up in a C&D novice in March. Found 2m an insufficient test on recent handicap debut (following a win op) and this more suitable.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 4 0 1 0%
Hurdle 4 0 1 0%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 1 0 1 0%
C Course 3 0 2 0%
D Distance 1 0 1 0%
G Similar Going 5 0 2 0%
Headgear
HG Today (H only) 2 0 1 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 5 2 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Nathan Moscrop 1 0 0 0%
T J P L Ewart 5 0 1 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3
3-20000
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Dreal Deal (IRE) 22

b g Arvico - Fleur Rose (Flemensfirth)

5 11-5 p1
87

Looks limited on early evidence. Cheekpieces fitted.

Placed in two point-to-points from six starts. Well beaten at 20-1 behind Frere Fontaine when 11th of 16 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Limerick over 2m 5f (heavy) in December last year.

Looks limited on early evidence. Cheekpieces fitted.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 4 0 0 0%
Hurdle 4 0 0 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 3 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (P only) 0 0 0 -
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J A P Cawley 0 0 0 -
T Ronan McNally 4 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4
P/
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Fairlee Clever (IRE) 638

ch g Mr Dinos - Grannys Kitchen (Flemensfirth)

8 11-2
 - 

Half-brother to poor chaser Miss Mackie (2m-17f winner). Dam unraced half-sister to useful hurdler/very smart chaser (stays 3m) Otago Trail. Pulled up sole start in points (April 2018).

Half-brother to Miss Mackie, won twice in chases at 2m and 2m 1f. Pulled up when 7-1fav at Hexham over 3m in a point-to-point race won by Slanemore Hill in April '18 on his racecourse debut. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with John Dawson.

Half-brother to poor chaser Miss Mackie (2m-17f winner). Dam unraced half-sister to useful hurdler/very smart chaser (stays 3m) Otago Trail. Pulled up sole start in points (April 2018).

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 0 0 0 -
Hurdle 0 0 0 -
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 0 0 0 -
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 0 0 0 -
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Sam Coltherd 0 0 0 -
T W Coltherd 0 0 0 -
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5
38
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Grumpy Boots (IRE) 21

b g Stowaway - Reina Reed (Wareed)

6 11-5
 - 

£16,000 Stowaway gelding. Dam unraced sister to fairly useful hurdler (2¾m winner) Our Joey. Third in a point in Ireland in October but folded tamely on last month's hurdles bow.

Unplaced in both NH starts. Well beaten at 33-1 behind Uptown Harry when eighth of 9 on his hurdling debut at Kelso over 2m 7f (soft) in December last year.

£16,000 Stowaway gelding. Dam unraced sister to fairly useful hurdler (2¾m winner) Our Joey. Third in a point in Ireland in October but folded tamely on last month's hurdles bow.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 1 0 0 0%
Hurdle 1 0 0 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 1 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 2 0 0 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Craig Nichol 1 0 0 0%
T A C Whillans 1 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
6
652132/
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Mayo Star (IRE) 833

b g Stowaway - Western Whisper (Supreme Leader)

Similar Going: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
G has a 50% or better record on similar going
G
8 11-5
125

Bumper winner in 2016. Placed in 2 Kelso novice hurdles for Malcolm Jefferson in 2017 and big player if primed for this first outing in over 2 years. Market support would look significant.

A winner of a NH flat race at 2m on soft ground, but that win was over three years ago. Beaten a neck by Coole Hall when second of 11 at 9-4 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Kelso over 2m 5f (good) in October '17. Having his first run for a new stable today.

Bumper winner in 2016. Placed in 2 Kelso novice hurdles for Malcolm Jefferson in 2017 and big player if primed for this first outing in over 2 years. Market support would look significant.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 2 0 2 0%
Hurdle 2 0 2 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 1 1 0 100%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 5 1 2 20%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J B S Hughes 5 1 3 20%
T N G Richards 0 0 0 -
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
7
43/413-3
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The Ferry Master (IRE) 99

b g Elusive Pimpernel - Dinghy (Be My Native)

Distance: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
D
Similar Going: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Class: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
7 11-5
 - 

£10,000 6-y-o, Elusive Pimpernel gelding. Half-brother to 2½ hurdle winner Mokora. Dam (c68/h83) 3m hurdle winner. Irish point winner and expected to step up on opening Rules third at Hexham,

A winner of a point-to-point at 3m on good - yielding ground. Third of 11 behind Darry Desbois beaten 2l at 9-2 on his hurdling debut at Hexham over 2m 4f (soft) in October last year.

£10,000 6-y-o, Elusive Pimpernel gelding. Half-brother to 2½ hurdle winner Mokora. Dam (c68/h83) 3m hurdle winner. Irish point winner and expected to step up on opening Rules third at Hexham,

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 1 0 1 0%
Hurdle 1 0 1 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 1 0 1 0%
G Similar Going 1 0 1 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 6 1 3 16.7%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 5 1 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Ryan Mania 0 0 0 -
T A M Thomson 1 0 1 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
8
0U44
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Zambezi Fix (FR) 21

g g Zambezi Sun - Lady Fix (Turgeon)

Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
5 11-5
 - 

Finished fourth in a brace of big-field maiden hurdles in Ireland, shaping better than the result at Limerick last month. More to come.

Unplaced in all four starts. Finished 11l behind Eleazar Des Neiges when fourth of 17 at 2-1fav on his latest outing in a maiden hurdle race at Limerick over 2m 3f (soft - heavy) in December last year.

Finished fourth in a brace of big-field maiden hurdles in Ireland, shaping better than the result at Limerick last month. More to come.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 3 0 0 0%
Hurdle 3 0 0 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 3 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 4 0 0 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J R Johnson 0 0 0 -
T G Elliott 4 0 0 0%
BF Was beaten favourite last time out
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record

ZAMBEZI FIX appears the pick of the Irish raiders, representing leading handler Gordon Elliott. The Cheveley Park-owned gelding wasn't disgraced on his first try up in trip over the Christmas period and appears a winner in waiting. Mayo Star looked one to keep an eye on when trained by the late Malcolm Jefferson and is interesting on his debut for Nicky Richards. The Ferry Master is also noted following an encouraging Rules debut at Hexham.

2

13:15 Ayr (Class 4) (5YO plus)

Racing TV Free For A Month Novices' Hurdle

3m 70y

Winner £4,289 - 7 ran

No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1
4-331
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Empire Steel (IRE) 35

gr g Aizavoski - Talk Of Rain (Turgeon)

Distance: 3 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
D
Similar Going: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
G has a 50% or better record on similar going
G
Class: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
Cl has a 50% or better record in this class
Cl
6 11-4
 - 

£20,000 5-y-o, Aizavoski gelding. Placed in points and made an impressive winning debut under Rules in 7-runner novice at Carlisle (25f, heavy) last month. Sure to improve.

A winner at 9-2 in a maiden hurdle race at Carlisle over 3m 1f (soft) on his latest outing in December last year, his first win under Rules, beating Skiddaw Tara by 12l.

£20,000 5-y-o, Aizavoski gelding. Placed in points and made an impressive winning debut under Rules in 7-runner novice at Carlisle (25f, heavy) last month. Sure to improve.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 1 1 0 100%
Hurdle 1 1 0 100%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 3 0 2 0%
G Similar Going 1 1 0 100%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 4 1 2 25%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 1 1 0 100%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Ryan Mania 1 1 0 100%
T A M Thomson 1 1 0 100%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2
1-231
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Escaria Ten (FR) 15

b g Maresca Sorrento - Spartes Eria (Ballingarry)

Distance: 2 runs, 2 wins, 0 places, 100%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
D
Similar Going: 2 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 50%
G has a 50% or better record on similar going
G
6 11-4
 - 

Promising sort who finished third in a strong race at Fairyhouse on hurdling debut and then confirmed that promise to win at Cork. Remains capable of better and very much the one to beat.

Successful in a hurdle race and a point-to-point at 3m on soft ground. Won on his latest outing in a maiden hurdle race when 15-8fav at Cork over 3m (soft) earlier this month, beating Atlantic Shore by 3/4l.

Promising sort who finished third in a strong race at Fairyhouse on hurdling debut and then confirmed that promise to win at Cork. Remains capable of better and very much the one to beat.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 2 1 1 50%
Hurdle 2 1 1 50%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 2 2 0 100%
G Similar Going 2 1 1 50%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 4 2 2 50%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 4 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Adrian Heskin 1 1 0 100%
T G Elliott 3 1 2 33.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3
327-F53
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Portstorm 17

b g Shirocco - Viva Victoria (Old Vic)

Course: 5 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
C has previously placed at this course
C
Similar Going: 3 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
5 10-12
 - 

Fair in bumpers and matched that form when third in a maiden hurdle at this course (20.4, heavy) 17 days ago. Potential for better again now upped further in trip.

Placed in a hurdle race and two NH flat races from six starts. Third of 10 behind Marown beaten 13l at 8-1 on his latest outing in a maiden hurdle race here over 2m 4f (soft) earlier this month.

Fair in bumpers and matched that form when third in a maiden hurdle at this course (20.4, heavy) 17 days ago. Potential for better again now upped further in trip.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 3 0 1 0%
Hurdle 3 0 1 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
C Course 5 0 2 0%
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 3 0 1 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 6 0 3 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 4 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J C O'Farrell 1 0 1 0%
T I A Duncan 6 0 3 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4
7-432
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Skiddaw Tara 35

b g Kayf Tara - Bob Back's Lady (Bob Back)

Course: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
C has previously placed at this course
C
Similar Going: 3 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Class: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
6 10-12
110

Has shown fair form over hurdles but was no match for Empire Steel in maiden at Carlisle last time, so hard to see him turning the tables.

Placed in two hurdle races from four starts. Beaten 12l by Empire Steel when second of 7 at 11-10fav on his latest outing in a maiden hurdle race at Carlisle over 3m 1f (soft) in December last year.

Has shown fair form over hurdles but was no match for Empire Steel in maiden at Carlisle last time, so hard to see him turning the tables.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 3 0 2 0%
Hurdle 3 0 2 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
C Course 2 0 1 0%
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 3 0 2 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 4 0 2 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 2 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J R D Day 3 0 2 0%
T N G Richards 4 0 2 0%
BF Was beaten favourite last time out
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5
0-P
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St Basil 7

gr g Geordieland - Wibble Wobble (Alflora)

7 10-9
 - 

Well held only start in bumpers and showed nothing sent hurdling when pulled up at Kelso last week.

Unplaced in both NH starts. Pulled up 3 out when 100-1 at Kelso over 2m (heavy) in a hurdle race won by Cheddleton earlier this month on his hurdling debut.

Well held only start in bumpers and showed nothing sent hurdling when pulled up at Kelso last week.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 1 0 0 0%
Hurdle 1 0 0 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 1 0 0 0%
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 1 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 2 0 0 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 4 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Sam Coltherd 2 0 0 0%
T W Coltherd 2 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
6
63/F3-3
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Western Aussie (IRE) 43

b g Westerner - Squeekaussie (Rudimentary)

Distance: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
D
Similar Going: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Class: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
7 10-12
112

Placed on second start in Irish points and has shown fair form over hurdles, including when keeping on for third at Wetherby (21.2f) on last month's return. Should stay 3m and remains with potential.

Placed in two hurdle races and a point-to-point from five starts. Third of 12 behind Young Bull beaten 9l at 25-1 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Wetherby over 2m 5f (soft) in December last year.

Placed on second start in Irish points and has shown fair form over hurdles, including when keeping on for third at Wetherby (21.2f) on last month's return. Should stay 3m and remains with potential.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 3 0 2 0%
Hurdle 3 0 2 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 2 0 1 0%
G Similar Going 1 0 1 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 5 0 3 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 2 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Danny Cook 2 0 1 0%
T M Todhunter 3 0 2 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
7
44-251
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Calle Malva (IRE) 39

b m Getaway - Waydale Hill (Minster Son)

Distance: 3 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
D
Similar Going: 2 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 50%
G has a 50% or better record on similar going
G
Class: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
Cl has a 50% or better record in this class
Cl
5 10-8
 - 

Maiden Irish pointer who was suited by the emphasis being on stamina as she made her second hurdle start a winning one at Hexham (20.1f, heavy) last month, though the form isn't worth a great deal.

A winner at 15-2 in a maiden hurdle race at Hexham over 2m 4f (heavy) on her latest outing in December last year, beating Kauto D'Amour by 1 1/4l.

Maiden Irish pointer who was suited by the emphasis being on stamina as she made her second hurdle start a winning one at Hexham (20.1f, heavy) last month, though the form isn't worth a great deal.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 2 1 0 50%
Hurdle 2 1 0 50%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 1 0 0 0%
D Distance 3 0 1 0%
G Similar Going 2 1 0 50%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 5 1 1 20%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 1 1 0 100%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Blair Campbell 2 1 0 50%
T Miss Lucinda V Russell 2 1 0 50%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record

ESCARIA TEN improved from his hurdling bow to get off the mark at Cork earlier in the month when stepped up to 3m for the first time. The six-year-old remains open to further progression over this trip and could prove too strong for Carlisle winner Empire Steel, who beat Skiddaw Tara by 12 lengths. Western Aussie should have more to offer after shaping well on his return to action at Wetherby.

3

13:50 Ayr (Class 4) (5YO plus)

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2m 110y

Winner £4,809 - 5 ran

No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1
0/122-31
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Dali Mail (FR) 38

gr g Satri - Queenly Mail (Medaaly)

Course and Distance: 2 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 50%
CD has a 50% or better record at this course and distance

Course: 2 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 50%
C has a 50% or better record at this course

Distance: 8 runs, 3 wins, 3 places, 37.5%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 9 runs, 3 wins, 3 places, 33.33%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Tongue Strap: 8 runs, 3 wins, 3 places, 37.5%
HG has previously won wearing a tongue strap
HG
Class: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
7 11-1 t
136

Bumper winner/fairly useful hurdler who improved further to make a winning chase debut in a Newcastle novice (2m) last month, winning cosily. Open to improvement and high on shortlist here.

He has won a hurdle race, a NH flat race and a chase at 2m on soft and heavy ground. A winner at 8-1 in a chase at Newcastle over 2m (soft) on his latest outing in December last year, beating I'm To Blame by 1 1/2l.

Bumper winner/fairly useful hurdler who improved further to make a winning chase debut in a Newcastle novice (2m) last month, winning cosily. Open to improvement and high on shortlist here.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 5 2 3 40%
Chase 1 1 0 100%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 2 1 1 50%
C Course 2 1 1 50%
D Distance 8 3 3 37.5%
G Similar Going 9 3 3 33.3%
Headgear
HG Today (T only) 8 3 3 37.5%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 1 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Callum Whillans 8 3 2 37.5%
T D W Whillans 9 3 3 33.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2
113-313
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Saint Freule (FR) 35

br g Saint Des Saints - Topsy Blue (Anabaa Blue)

Distance: 8 runs, 3 wins, 0 places, 37.5%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 11 runs, 2 wins, 2 places, 18.18%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Current Headgear: 10 runs, 3 wins, 1 place, 30%
HG has previously won wearing only a hood

Hood: 13 runs, 3 wins, 1 place, 23.08%
HG has previously won wearing a hood
HG
Class: 11 runs, 3 wins, 1 place, 27.27%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
7 11-1 h
128

Dual hurdles winner who has his own ideas but stayed on strongly to score over fences at Hexham (15.6f) in November. However, no match for a progressive pair next time.

He has won two hurdle races, a chase and a point-to-point from 2m to 3m on ground varying from good to soft to heavy. Third of 5 behind Chapel Stile beaten 18l at 11-2 on his latest outing in a chase at Carlisle over 2m 5f (heavy) in December last year.

Dual hurdles winner who has his own ideas but stayed on strongly to score over fences at Hexham (15.6f) in November. However, no match for a progressive pair next time.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 15 3 2 20%
Chase 3 1 0 33.3%
Conditions
Course and Distance 2 0 0 0%
Course 3 0 0 0%
D Distance 8 3 0 37.5%
G Similar Going 11 2 2 18.2%
Headgear
HG Today (H only) 10 3 1 30%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 11 3 1 27.3%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Blair Campbell 9 3 2 33.3%
T Miss Lucinda V Russell 15 3 2 20%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3
UP19-05
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Farran Dancer (IRE) 17

b g Winged Love - Fairylodge Scarlet (Mister Lord)

7 10-12
87

Winning pointer but did take 6 attempts to get off the mark in that sphere and has offered little in 3 hurdle runs. Chase debut.

A winner of a point-to-point at 3m. Well beaten at 100-1 behind Marown when fifth of 10 on his latest outing in a maiden hurdle race here over 2m 4f (soft) earlier this month.

Winning pointer but did take 6 attempts to get off the mark in that sphere and has offered little in 3 hurdle runs. Chase debut.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 3 0 0 0%
Chase 0 0 0 -
Conditions
Course and Distance 1 0 0 0%
Course 2 0 0 0%
Distance 1 0 0 0%
Similar Going 2 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 5 0 0 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 4 2 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J R P McLernon 2 0 0 0%
T R Michael Smith 3 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4
2311-14
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Glinger Flame (IRE) 38

ro g Daylami - Titian Flame (Titus Livius)

Course and Distance: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
CD has previously placed at this course and distance

Course: 3 runs, 0 wins, 3 places, 0%
C has previously placed at this course

Distance: 4 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 25%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Cheek Pieces: 4 runs, 3 wins, 0 places, 75%
HG has a 50% or better record wearing cheek pieces
HG
Class: 3 runs, 3 wins, 0 places, 100%
Cl has a 50% or better record in this class
Cl
8 10-12 p
132

Fairly useful 3-time hurdle winner who was given a fairly considerate chase introduction when fourth behind Dali Mail at Newcastle last month. Type to progress and in receipt of 6 lb now.

He has won three hurdle races from 2m to 2m 4f on good and good to soft ground. Finished 7l behind Dali Mail when fourth of 5 at 4-1 on his chase debut at Newcastle over 2m (soft) in December last year.

Fairly useful 3-time hurdle winner who was given a fairly considerate chase introduction when fourth behind Dali Mail at Newcastle last month. Type to progress and in receipt of 6 lb now.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 6 3 2 50%
Chase 1 0 0 0%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 1 0 1 0%
C Course 3 0 3 0%
D Distance 4 1 2 25%
G Similar Going 2 0 1 0%
Headgear
HG Today (P only) 4 3 0 75%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 3 3 0 100%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J B S Hughes 3 2 0 66.7%
T N G Richards 8 3 4 37.5%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5
235U13
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Isle Of Destiny (IRE) 8

b m Gold Well - Young Amelie (Garde Royale)

Similar Going: 6 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 16.67%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Current Headgear: 3 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 33.33%
HG has previously won wearing a tongue strap and cheek pieces

Tongue Strap: 3 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 33.33%
HG has previously won wearing a tongue strap

Cheek Pieces: 11 runs, 2 wins, 4 places, 18.18%
HG has previously won wearing cheek pieces
HG
Class: 3 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 33.33%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
7 10-11 t p
118

Improved when opening chase account (fairly useful form) in a Down Royal maiden (20f) on Boxing Day. Creditable third next time but this is a marked step back in trip.

Successful in a hurdle race and a chase at 2m 4f on good and soft - heavy ground. Third of 9 behind At The Acorn beaten 9l at 10-1 on her latest outing in a chase at Fairyhouse over 2m 5f (soft) earlier this month.

Improved when opening chase account (fairly useful form) in a Down Royal maiden (20f) on Boxing Day. Creditable third next time but this is a marked step back in trip.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 15 2 6 13.3%
Chase 6 1 3 16.7%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 1 0 0 0%
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 6 1 1 16.7%
Headgear
HG Today (T & P) 3 1 1 33.3%
HG Cheek Pieces 11 2 4 18.2%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 3 1 0 33.3%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J R Johnson 1 1 0 100%
T G Elliott 15 2 6 13.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record

DALI MAIL finished third behind subsequent Grade 1 winner Cornerstone Lad over hurdles at Wetherby in November and followed that up with a victory on his chasing debut at Newcastle. The seven-year-old jumped sharply there and is fancied to confirm form with Glinger Flame (fourth), despite a big swing in the weights. Saint Freule should be competitive dropping back in distance, while Gordon Elliott runners are always worth a second glance here and his Isle Of Destiny makes some appeal.

4

14:25 Ayr (Class 4) (5YO plus)

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3m 2f 197y

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No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1
3/2F5-31
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Teddy Tee (IRE) 35

b g Mountain High - Knocksouna Lady (Oscar)

Course and Distance: 2 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
CD has previously placed at this course and distance

Course: 8 runs, 1 win, 3 places, 12.5%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 2 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 16 runs, 2 wins, 4 places, 12.5%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 11 runs, 1 win, 4 places, 9.09%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 8 runs, 0 wins, 3 places, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
11 12-1
121

Snapped a losing run stretching back to 2015 when returning from a break to shade a tight finish in small field at Carlisle last month, aided by a better round of jumping than usual.

Successful in a hurdle race and a chase at 3m and 3m 2f on heavy ground. A winner at 4-1 in a chase at Carlisle over 3m 2f (heavy) on his latest outing in December last year, beating Shanroe Santos by a short head.

Snapped a losing run stretching back to 2015 when returning from a break to shade a tight finish in small field at Carlisle last month, aided by a better round of jumping than usual.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 20 2 5 10%
Chase 11 1 4 9.1%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 2 0 2 0%
C Course 8 1 3 12.5%
D Distance 2 0 2 0%
G Similar Going 16 2 4 12.5%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 21 2 5 9.5%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 11 1 4 9.1%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 8 0 3 0%
Connections
J R D Day 10 1 4 10%
T N G Richards 21 2 5 9.5%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2
247-72P
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Another Emotion (FR) 23

gr g Turgeon - Line Perle (Gold And Steel)

Similar Going: 6 runs, 1 win, 3 places, 16.67%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Cheek Pieces: 3 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
HG has previously placed wearing cheek pieces
HG
Class: 4 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 25%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 5 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
8 11-12 p
118

Left reappearance/chase debut run behind when making a bold bid from the front at Sedgefield (heavy) in November. Ran poorly at Chepstow since but claims on the Sedgefield form.

A winner of a hurdle race at 2m 4f on soft ground. Pulled up at the 13th when 6-1 at Chepstow over 3m (heavy) in a chase won by Dominateur in December last year on his latest outing.

Left reappearance/chase debut run behind when making a bold bid from the front at Sedgefield (heavy) in November. Ran poorly at Chepstow since but claims on the Sedgefield form.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 8 1 3 12.5%
Chase 3 0 1 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 6 1 3 16.7%
Headgear
HG Today (P only) 3 0 1 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 4 1 2 25%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 5 0 1 0%
Connections
J Adrian Heskin 4 0 2 0%
T W Greatrex 8 1 3 12.5%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3
7333-45
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Donna's Delight (IRE) 50

b g Portrait Gallery - Hot Lips (Good Thyne)

Course: 4 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 25%
C has previously won at this course
C
Similar Going: 8 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 25%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 4 runs, 1 win, 3 places, 25%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 6 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
9 11-9
115

Fairly useful hurdler who matched that level over fences last term. Didn't fire in a pair of comeback runs in October/November but had wind op since and stable going much better now.

Successful in a hurdle race and a NH flat race at 2m and 2m 3f on soft and heavy ground, but last win was over two years ago. Well beaten at 8-1 when fifth of 8 on his latest outing in a chase at Newcastle over 2m 7f (heavy) in November last year.

Fairly useful hurdler who matched that level over fences last term. Didn't fire in a pair of comeback runs in October/November but had wind op since and stable going much better now.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 11 1 5 9.1%
Chase 6 0 2 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
C Course 4 1 2 25%
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 8 2 3 25%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 11 2 5 18.2%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 4 1 3 25%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 6 0 2 0%
Connections
J Ryan Mania 0 0 0 -
T A M Thomson 14 2 6 14.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4
7/5PF-P1
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Samstown 21

b g Kingsalsa - Red Peony (Montjeu)

Course: 4 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 25%
C has previously won at this course
C
Distance: 3 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 33.33%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 18 runs, 4 wins, 2 places, 22.22%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Blinkers: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
HG has a 50% or better record wearing blinkers
HG
Class: 12 runs, 3 wins, 2 places, 25%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 15 runs, 3 wins, 2 places, 20%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
13 11-0 b
113

Veteran chaser who was perked up by first-time blinkers when snapping a near 5-year losing run in Kelso amateur riders' event under Connor Wood 3 weeks ago. Needs to prove he can back that up.

Winner of three hurdle races and four chases from 2m 4f to 3m 3f on ground varying from good to soft to heavy. A winner at 18-1 in a chase at Kelso over 3m 2f (soft) on his latest outing in December last year, beating Total Assets by 8l.

Veteran chaser who was perked up by first-time blinkers when snapping a near 5-year losing run in Kelso amateur riders' event under Connor Wood 3 weeks ago. Needs to prove he can back that up.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 29 7 4 24.1%
Chase 18 4 2 22.2%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
C Course 4 1 1 25%
D Distance 3 1 1 33.3%
G Similar Going 18 4 2 22.2%
Headgear
HG Today (B only) 1 1 0 100%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 12 3 2 25%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 15 3 2 20%
Connections
J Mr Connor Wood 1 1 0 100%
T A C Whillans 19 5 2 26.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5
11311/4
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Diamond Brig 38

b g Black Sam Bellamy - Lady Brig (Overbury)

Similar Going: 2 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 50%
G has a 50% or better record on similar going
G
Class: 2 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 50%
Cl has a 50% or better record in this class
Cl
8 11-6
112

Multiple point winner who bolted up on Rules debut in maiden hunter at Kelso in April 2018. Off 20 months, needed his comeback run at Newcastle 38 days ago and could prove different proposition now.

He has won a chase and three point-to-points from 3m to 3m 2f on ground varying from good to soft to heavy. Well beaten at 3-1 behind Capard King when fourth of 7 on his latest outing in a chase at Newcastle over 2m 7f (soft) in December last year.

Multiple point winner who bolted up on Rules debut in maiden hunter at Kelso in April 2018. Off 20 months, needed his comeback run at Newcastle 38 days ago and could prove different proposition now.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 2 1 0 50%
Chase 2 1 0 50%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 2 1 0 50%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 2 1 0 50%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 2 1 0 50%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 1 0 0 0%
Connections
J B S Hughes 1 0 0 0%
T N W Alexander 1 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
6
35-32U2
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Speak Of The Devil (IRE) 38

ch g Mahler - A Fine Romance (Air Display)

Similar Going: 5 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Class: 5 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
7 10-13
108

Winning pointer who was left his hurdle form behind when runner-up on both completed starts in handicap chases. Has room for improvement in his jumping but likely has a race in him soon.

A winner of a point-to-point at 3m on soft ground. Beaten 12l by Capard King when second of 7 at 15-8fav on his latest outing in a chase at Newcastle over 2m 7f (soft) in December last year.

Winning pointer who was left his hurdle form behind when runner-up on both completed starts in handicap chases. Has room for improvement in his jumping but likely has a race in him soon.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 6 0 2 0%
Chase 3 0 2 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 1 0 0 0%
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 5 0 2 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 7 1 2 14.3%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 5 0 2 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 2 0 1 0%
Connections
J S Mulqueen 4 0 2 0%
T Miss Lucinda V Russell 6 0 2 0%
BF Was beaten favourite last time out
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
7
67/P4PP
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Apollo Creed (IRE) 17

b g Vinnie Roe - Just Cassandra (Eurobus)

Similar Going: 9 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 11.11%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 6 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 16.67%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
8 10-7
99

Lightly-raced and no impact since landing a Ffos Las novice hurdle back in November 2017, pulling up in chase/hurdle for new yard in recent weeks.

A winner of a hurdle race at 3m on heavy ground, but that win was over two years ago. Pulled up 2 out when 66-1 here over 3m (soft) in a hurdle race won by Kalaharry earlier this month on his latest outing.

Lightly-raced and no impact since landing a Ffos Las novice hurdle back in November 2017, pulling up in chase/hurdle for new yard in recent weeks.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 8 1 1 12.5%
Chase 3 0 0 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 1 0 0 0%
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 9 1 1 11.1%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 10 1 1 10%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 6 1 1 16.7%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 6 0 0 0%
Connections
J D R Fox 0 0 0 -
T William Young Jnr 2 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record

SAMSTOWN seemed to improve for the application of blinkers (worn again) when winning impressively at Kelso three weeks ago and the veteran could be hard to beat off just 6lb higher in the ratings. Teddy Tee was also successful last time and that form suggests that he could prove to be the main threat. Another Emotion, Diamond Brig and Speak Of The Devil also warrant respect in a competitive event.

5

15:00 Ayr (Class 4) (5YO plus)

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2m 5f 110y

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No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1
P270/51
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Aloomomo (ex7) (FR) 7

b g Tirwanako - Kayola (Royal Charter)

Similar Going: 11 runs, 2 wins, 2 places, 18.18%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 6 runs, 3 wins, 2 places, 50%
Cl has a 50% or better record in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 8 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 12.5%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
10 12-1 (ex7)
117 7

Lost way for Warren Greatrex but proved all the better for belated return/yard debut when taking advantage of reduced mark with a commanding display at Kelso last week. Obvious claims under a penalty.

Winner of a NH flat race and four chases from 1m 4f to 2m 6f on ground varying from good to soft to heavy. A winner at 7-2 in a chase at Kelso over 2m 6f (heavy) on his latest outing earlier this month, beating Up Helly Aa King by 11l. Carries a 7lb penalty today for that success.

Lost way for Warren Greatrex but proved all the better for belated return/yard debut when taking advantage of reduced mark with a commanding display at Kelso last week. Obvious claims under a penalty.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 21 4 4 19.1%
Chase 14 4 1 28.6%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 2 0 0 0%
Distance 2 0 0 0%
G Similar Going 11 2 2 18.2%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 16 4 3 25%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 6 3 2 50%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 8 1 1 12.5%
Connections
J Ryan Mania 2 1 0 50%
T A M Thomson 2 1 0 50%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2
5P-3115
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Calivigny (IRE) 21

b g Gold Well - Summer Holiday (Kambalda)

Course and Distance: 3 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
CD has previously placed at this course and distance

Course: 11 runs, 3 wins, 3 places, 27.27%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 4 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 25%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 23 runs, 4 wins, 5 places, 17.39%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Current Headgear: 13 runs, 4 wins, 3 places, 30.77%
HG has previously won wearing only a visor

Visor: 15 runs, 4 wins, 4 places, 26.67%
HG has previously won wearing a visor
HG
Class: 22 runs, 3 wins, 7 places, 13.64%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 13 runs, 1 win, 3 places, 7.69%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
11 11-7 v
114

Right back on song of late, scoring over hurdles here before landing 21f handicap chase at Sedgefield. Seemingly caught out by return to further at Kelso since and respected back down in trip.

Winner of three hurdle races and three chases from 2m 3f to 3m 2f on ground varying from good to heavy. Finished 15l behind Samstown when fifth of 6 at 11-8fav on his latest outing in a chase at Kelso over 3m 2f (soft) in December last year. Has won at Sedgefield and Ayr this season.

Right back on song of late, scoring over hurdles here before landing 21f handicap chase at Sedgefield. Seemingly caught out by return to further at Kelso since and respected back down in trip.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 37 6 9 16.2%
Chase 24 3 7 12.5%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 3 0 2 0%
C Course 11 3 3 27.3%
D Distance 4 1 2 25%
G Similar Going 23 4 5 17.4%
Headgear
HG Today (V only) 13 4 3 30.8%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 22 3 7 13.6%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 13 1 3 7.7%
Connections
J Mr Kit Alexander 4 2 1 50%
T N W Alexander 39 6 9 15.4%
BF Was beaten favourite last time out
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3
7F-9009
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The Trigger (IRE) 17

ch g Beneficial - Ardrom (Ardross)

Distance: 4 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 25%
D has previously won at this distance
D
This horse has had 2 runs wearing a tongue strap and cheek pieces without success

Tongue Strap: 8 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
HG has previously placed wearing a tongue strap

This horse has had 2 runs wearing cheek pieces without success
HG
Class: 3 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
11 11-11 t p
113

Capable when on-song and yard does well with its raiders on this side of the pond. However, hard to warm to off this mark judged on efforts over hurdles this season.

Winner of a hurdle race, two chases and two point-to-points from 2m 4f to 3m on good and good - yielding ground. Well beaten at 40-1 behind Kalaharry when 9th of 12 on his latest outing in a hurdle race here over 3m (soft) earlier this month.

Capable when on-song and yard does well with its raiders on this side of the pond. However, hard to warm to off this mark judged on efforts over hurdles this season.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 28 3 4 10.7%
Chase 6 2 0 33.3%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 1 0 0 0%
D Distance 4 1 1 25%
Similar Going 6 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (T & P) 2 0 0 0%
Cheek Pieces 2 0 0 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 3 0 2 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J A P Cawley 1 0 0 0%
T Ronan McNally 21 3 3 14.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4
224F-24
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Craiganboy (IRE) 20

b g Zagreb - Barnish River (Riverhead)

Course: 15 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 13.33%
C has previously won at this course
C
Distance: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
D
Similar Going: 25 runs, 2 wins, 5 places, 8%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Current Headgear: 15 runs, 2 wins, 4 places, 13.33%
HG has previously won wearing a tongue strap and a hood

Tongue Strap: 16 runs, 2 wins, 4 places, 12.5%
HG has previously won wearing a tongue strap

Hood: 24 runs, 2 wins, 6 places, 8.33%
HG has previously won wearing a hood
HG
Class: 16 runs, 2 wins, 4 places, 12.5%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 10 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
11 11-3 t h
108

Hurdles winner here last term and shaped well when chasing home a progressive type back in this sphere on return at Wetherby. Not beaten far despite pulling hard and making mistakes at Haydock since.

Successful in a hurdle race and a chase at 2m 2f and 3m on heavy ground. Finished 6l behind Ravenhill Road when fourth of 8 at 11-2 on his latest outing in a chase at Haydock over 2m 6f (soft) in December last year.

Hurdles winner here last term and shaped well when chasing home a progressive type back in this sphere on return at Wetherby. Not beaten far despite pulling hard and making mistakes at Haydock since.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 27 2 6 7.4%
Chase 9 1 1 11.1%
Conditions
Course and Distance 1 0 0 0%
C Course 15 2 3 13.3%
D Distance 2 0 1 0%
G Similar Going 25 2 5 8%
Headgear
HG Today (T & H) 15 2 4 13.3%
HG Hood 24 2 6 8.3%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 16 2 4 12.5%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 10 0 2 0%
Connections
J Grant Cockburn 15 2 4 13.3%
T N W Alexander 18 2 4 11.1%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5
164646
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King Golan (IRE) 37

b g Golan - Crimson Bow (Night Shift)

Distance: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
D
Similar Going: 5 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Current Headgear: 9 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 22.22%
HG has previously won wearing a tongue strap and blinkers

Tongue Strap: 16 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 12.5%
HG has previously won wearing a tongue strap

Blinkers: 20 runs, 4 wins, 6 places, 20%
HG has previously won wearing blinkers
HG
Class: 19 runs, 3 wins, 4 places, 15.79%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
9 10-13 t b
108

Dual chase winner in late summer but has struggled since, including when attracting support latest. Tongue strap back on.

He has won four chases from 2m 6f to 3m on good ground. Finished 18l behind Well Smitten when last of 6 at 11-2 on his latest outing in a chase at Doncaster over 2m 3f (good to soft) in December last year. Has won at Hexham and Market Rasen this season.

Dual chase winner in late summer but has struggled since, including when attracting support latest. Tongue strap back on.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 33 4 6 12.1%
Chase 25 4 5 16%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 2 0 1 0%
G Similar Going 5 0 1 0%
Headgear
HG Today (T & B) 9 2 3 22.2%
HG Blinkers 20 4 6 20%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 19 3 4 15.8%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 5 0 0 0%
Connections
J Alison Clarke 15 2 4 13.3%
T Kenny Johnson 34 4 6 11.8%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
6
24P512
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Talkofgold (IRE) 21

gr m Gold Well - Talk Of Rain (Turgeon)

Course and Distance: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
CD has a 50% or better record at this course and distance

Course: 3 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 33.33%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 6 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 33.33%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Cheek Pieces: 4 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 25%
HG has previously won wearing cheek pieces
HG
Class: 11 runs, 2 wins, 2 places, 18.18%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 5 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
8 11-6 p
108

Off the mark over fences in 20f Hexham handicap last month, her rider throwing everything at her throughout. Good second at Kelso since, albeit looking hard work again. Up another 3 lb.

She has won two hurdle races, a chase and a point-to-point from 2m 4f to 3m on ground varying from good to heavy. Beaten 3 1/2l by Iwilldoit when second of 8 at 11-2 on her latest outing in a chase at Kelso over 2m 6f (soft) in December last year.

Off the mark over fences in 20f Hexham handicap last month, her rider throwing everything at her throughout. Good second at Kelso since, albeit looking hard work again. Up another 3 lb.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 14 3 3 21.4%
Chase 5 1 1 20%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 1 1 0 100%
C Course 3 1 1 33.3%
D Distance 1 1 0 100%
G Similar Going 6 2 1 33.3%
Headgear
HG Today (P only) 4 1 2 25%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 11 2 2 18.2%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 5 0 2 0%
Connections
J Danny Cook 6 2 2 33.3%
T M Todhunter 14 3 3 21.4%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
7
214-572
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Casual Cavalier (IRE) 17

br g Presenting - Asklynn (Beau Sher)

Course: 6 runs, 2 wins, 4 places, 33.33%
C has previously won at this course
C
Similar Going: 19 runs, 4 wins, 7 places, 21.05%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Cheek Pieces: 17 runs, 4 wins, 5 places, 23.53%
HG has previously won wearing cheek pieces
HG
Class: 22 runs, 4 wins, 5 places, 18.18%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 12 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 16.67%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
12 11-1 p
106

Course winner and best effort for this yard when runner-up here (16.5f) last time. Back up in trip and now below last winning mark.

Winner of five chases from 1m 7f to 2m 4f on ground varying from good to soft to heavy. Beaten 9l by Ard Chros when second of 5 at 4-1 on his latest outing in a chase here over 2m (soft) earlier this month.

Course winner and best effort for this yard when runner-up here (16.5f) last time. Back up in trip and now below last winning mark.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 28 5 8 17.9%
Chase 21 5 5 23.8%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
C Course 6 2 4 33.3%
Distance 1 0 0 0%
G Similar Going 19 4 7 21.1%
Headgear
HG Today (P only) 17 4 5 23.5%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 22 4 5 18.2%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 12 2 3 16.7%
Connections
J Harry Reed 3 0 1 0%
T T Davidson 3 0 1 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
8
231U/65-
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Shanroe Street (IRE) 479

b g Mustameet - Zaffran Lady (Zaffaran)

Course and Distance: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
CD has a 50% or better record at this course and distance

Course: 4 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 25%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 7 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 14.29%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 9 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 11.11%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 11 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 9.09%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
10 11-4
106

Benefited from chief rival's last fence fall when scoring at Carlisle (3m) in March 2018 and not in same form on completed starts since. Likely to need this return after 15 months off.

He has won a hurdle race, a chase and a point-to-point from 2m 5f to 3m on good to soft and soft ground. Finished 20l behind Belmount when fifth of 7 at 13-2 on his latest outing in a chase at Perth over 3m (good) in September '18.

Benefited from chief rival's last fence fall when scoring at Carlisle (3m) in March 2018 and not in same form on completed starts since. Likely to need this return after 15 months off.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 13 2 2 15.4%
Chase 10 1 2 10%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 1 1 0 100%
C Course 4 1 1 25%
D Distance 1 1 0 100%
G Similar Going 7 1 1 14.3%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 17 3 4 17.7%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 9 1 2 11.1%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 11 1 2 9.1%
Connections
J D R Fox 10 1 1 10%
T Miss Lucinda V Russell 14 2 2 14.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
9
23B/43-8
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Strong Economy (IRE) 17

ch g Sandmason - Odd Decision (Little Bighorn)

Course and Distance: 3 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 33.33%
CD has previously won at this course and distance

Course: 16 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 6.25%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 3 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 33.33%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 13 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 7.69%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 6 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 12 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
8 11-2
104

Sole success came in maiden hurdle here 3 years ago. Well held after 14 months off here 17 days ago and best watched back over fences.

A winner of a hurdle race at 2m 5f on heavy ground, but that win was over three years ago. Well beaten at 18-1 behind Portrush Ted when eighth of 9 on his latest outing in a hurdle race here over 2m 5f (soft) earlier this month.

Sole success came in maiden hurdle here 3 years ago. Well held after 14 months off here 17 days ago and best watched back over fences.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 15 1 2 6.7%
Chase 6 0 1 0%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 3 1 0 33.3%
C Course 16 1 2 6.3%
D Distance 3 1 0 33.3%
G Similar Going 13 1 2 7.7%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 20 1 2 5%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 6 0 1 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 12 0 1 0%
Connections
J Sean Quinlan 1 0 0 0%
T I A Duncan 3 0 1 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
10
24-74PP
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Imperial Prince (IRE) 17

b g Subtle Power - Satco Rose (Satco)

Course: 13 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
C has previously placed at this course
C
Distance: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
D
Similar Going: 18 runs, 1 win, 3 places, 5.56%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 19 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 10.53%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 21 runs, 2 wins, 4 places, 9.52%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
11 10-7
95

Both wins gained over hurdles back in 2016. Winless following 17 attempts in this sphere and last 2 efforts have been poor.

Successful in two hurdle races at 2m 5f and 2m 7f on good to soft and heavy ground, but last win was over three years ago. Pulled up at the 12th when 12-1 here over 3m (soft) in a chase won by Skyhill earlier this month on his latest outing.

Both wins gained over hurdles back in 2016. Winless following 17 attempts in this sphere and last 2 efforts have been poor.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 25 2 4 8%
Chase 17 0 3 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
C Course 13 0 2 0%
D Distance 1 1 0 100%
G Similar Going 18 1 3 5.6%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 27 2 4 7.4%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 19 2 3 10.5%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 21 2 4 9.5%
Connections
J C O'Farrell 3 0 0 0%
T I A Duncan 19 0 3 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record

ALOOMOMO was having his second start for Sandy Thomson when striking over this distance at Kelso last time and, even under a 7lb penalty, he is expected to remain competitive given he won off 12lb higher for Warren Greatrex in the past (albeit it was in 2015). Talkofgold is holding her form well and is the one expected to put up most resistance, while Calivigny also has strong claims now dropping back to a more suitable trip.