Towcester 14 February 2018

Draw Advantage: None
Going: Heavy (Soft in places)
Moderate showers

Forecast: Moderate showers
Temperature: 4.7° - 5.8°
Rainfall: 3.70cm
Wind: 15.9 mph S

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14:10 Towcester (Class 5) (4YO plus)

Sky Bet Britain's Most Popular Online Bookmaker Handicap Hurdle

2m 3f 34y

Winner £3,899 - 10 ran

No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1
2-B709P
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Gi Jayne (IRE) 120

b m Millenary - Lady Of Appeal (Lord of Appeal)

8 12-0 t
102 WS

Failed to improve as so many others have for joining this yard in the autumn, shaping like one with problems. Since had a wind operation and now sports a tongue tie. Market check advised.

Placed in a hurdle race and two point-to-points from ten starts. Pulled up 3 out when 25-1 at Worcester over 2m 4f (good) in a hurdle race won by Milan Of Crystal in October last year on her latest outing.

Failed to improve as so many others have for joining this yard in the autumn, shaping like one with problems. Since had a wind operation and now sports a tongue tie. Market check advised.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 10 0 3 0%
Hurdle 6 0 1 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 1 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (T only) 1 0 0 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 2 0 0 0%
Connections
J Harry Skelton 1 0 0 0%
T D Skelton 2 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2
32P630
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Edward Elgar 34

ch g Avonbridge - Scooby Dooby Do (Atraf)

Course: 5 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
C has previously placed at this course
C
Similar Going: 4 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 25%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Blinkers: 7 runs, 1 win, 4 places, 14.29%
HG has previously won wearing blinkers
HG
Class: 17 runs, 4 wins, 4 places, 23.53%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 8 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
8 11-12 b
100

Fair hurdler who just about matched pick of his form in this sphere over fences in recent months, albeit not on a going day at Leicester (20f) last month. Blinkers refitted ahead of this.

He has won three hurdle races from 1m 7f to 2m on good to soft and heavy ground. Well beaten at 6-1 behind Zayfire Aramis when 11th of 15 on his latest outing in a chase at Leicester over 2m 4f (soft) last month.

Fair hurdler who just about matched pick of his form in this sphere over fences in recent months, albeit not on a going day at Leicester (20f) last month. Blinkers refitted ahead of this.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 19 3 5 15.8%
Hurdle 12 3 2 25%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
C Course 5 0 2 0%
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 4 1 0 25%
Headgear
HG Today (B only) 7 1 4 14.3%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 5 17 4 4 23.5%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 8 0 2 0%
Connections
J A Thornton 3 0 0 0%
T Mrs Caroline Bailey 18 2 5 11.1%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3
453-47P
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Rock And Roll King (IRE) 14

b g King's Theatre - Lunar Path (Night Shift)

7 11-12
100

Matched previous best when 3 lengths fourth of 5 on handicap debut at Ffos Las (15.8f) in November. Mark no more than average though, and he's failed to build on that either start since.

Placed in a hurdle race from seven starts. Pulled up 2 out when 10-1 at Leicester over 2m 4f (heavy) in a hurdle race won by Malapie last month on his latest outing.

Matched previous best when 3 lengths fourth of 5 on handicap debut at Ffos Las (15.8f) in November. Mark no more than average though, and he's failed to build on that either start since.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 6 0 1 0%
Hurdle 6 0 1 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 6 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 6 0 1 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 3 0 0 0%
Connections
J Adam Wedge 0 0 0 -
T Evan Williams 7 0 1 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4
318-110
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Goodnight Charlie 13

gr m Midnight Legend - Over To Charlie (Overbury)

Course and Distance: 4 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 50%
CD has a 50% or better record at this course and distance

Course: 5 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 40%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 4 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 50%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 5 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 20%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Visor: 5 runs, 3 wins, 0 places, 60%
HG has a 50% or better record wearing a visor
HG
Class: 7 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 28.57%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
9 11-5 v
100

Improved with visor enlisted during the spring, adding third success to the tally over C&D in May. Shaped as if better for the run on return 2 weeks ago, and expected to be much closer to form now.

She has won three hurdle races and a point-to-point from 2m 3f to 3m 1f on ground varying from good to firm to soft. Well beaten at 13-2 behind Sheelbewhatsheelbe when 10th of 13 on her latest outing in a hurdle race over this course and distance (soft) earlier this month. Has won at Towcester and Warwick this season.

Improved with visor enlisted during the spring, adding third success to the tally over C&D in May. Shaped as if better for the run on return 2 weeks ago, and expected to be much closer to form now.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 12 3 1 25%
Hurdle 12 3 1 25%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 4 2 1 50%
C Course 5 2 1 40%
D Distance 4 2 1 50%
G Similar Going 5 1 1 20%
Headgear
HG Today (V only) 5 3 0 60%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 5 7 2 1 28.6%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 1 0 0 0%
Connections
J Mr J Andrews 1 0 0 0%
T Miss C Fryer 12 3 1 25%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5
37-3222
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Cafe Au Lait (GER) 13

b g Nicaron - Cariera (Macanal)

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: 6 runs, 1 win, 3 places, 16.67%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 20 runs, 2 wins, 9 places, 10%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Current Headgear: 22 runs, 2 wins, 9 places, 9.09%
HG has previously won wearing a tongue strap and cheek pieces

Tongue Strap: 27 runs, 2 wins, 10 places, 7.41%
HG has previously won wearing a tongue strap

Cheek Pieces: 23 runs, 2 wins, 9 places, 8.7%
HG has previously won wearing cheek pieces
HG
Class: 13 runs, 1 win, 7 places, 7.69%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 14 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 7.14%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
9 11-8 t p
99

Winless but proving consistent for new yard this winter, again finding only one too good over C&D 2 weeks ago. Possibly worried out of things then but he's a player in any case.

He has won three hurdle races from 2m to 2m 3f on ground varying from good to soft to heavy. Beaten a neck by Sheelbewhatsheelbe when second of 13 at 15-8fav on his latest outing in a hurdle race over this course and distance (soft) earlier this month.

Winless but proving consistent for new yard this winter, again finding only one too good over C&D 2 weeks ago. Possibly worried out of things then but he's a player in any case.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 34 3 11 8.8%
Hurdle 34 3 11 8.8%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 2 1 1 50%
C Course 2 1 1 50%
D Distance 6 1 3 16.7%
G Similar Going 20 2 9 10%
Headgear
HG Today (T & P) 22 2 9 9.1%
HG Cheek Pieces 23 2 9 8.7%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 5 13 1 7 7.7%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 14 1 1 7.1%
Connections
J Bridget Andrews 0 0 0 -
T D Skelton 4 0 4 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
6
S5628P
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Justice Knight (IRE) 29

b g Raven's Pass - New Story (Dynaformer)

Distance: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
D
Similar Going: 3 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Class: 5 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
7 11-8
96

Improved when runner-up on 18.5f Exeter handicap debut (heavy) in November but he's gone backwards in 2 subsequent outings, dropping away quickly at Hereford last month.

Placed in a hurdle race from ten starts. Pulled up 2 out when 9-1 at Hereford over 2m 6f (soft) in a hurdle race won by Colt Lightning last month on his latest outing.

Improved when runner-up on 18.5f Exeter handicap debut (heavy) in November but he's gone backwards in 2 subsequent outings, dropping away quickly at Hereford last month.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 7 0 1 0%
Hurdle 7 0 1 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 2 0 1 0%
G Similar Going 3 0 1 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 7 0 1 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 5 5 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 2 0 0 0%
Connections
J T Scudamore 0 0 0 -
T M Scudamore 10 0 1 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
7
612-597
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Bermeo (IRE) 36

b g Definite Article - Miss Blueyes (Dushyantor)

Blinkers: 4 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 25%
HG has previously won wearing blinkers
HG
Class: 8 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 12.5%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
8 11-2 b
90

Winner at Worcester in summer 2016 but very lightly raced since. Probably needed Doncaster return in January and one to monitor in the betting.

A winner of a hurdle race at 2m 7f on good ground. Well beaten at 22-1 behind Cheque En Blanc when seventh of 8 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Doncaster over 3m (soft) last month.

Winner at Worcester in summer 2016 but very lightly raced since. Probably needed Doncaster return in January and one to monitor in the betting.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 12 1 1 8.3%
Hurdle 11 1 0 9.1%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 3 0 0 0%
Headgear
HG Today (B only) 4 1 1 25%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 5 8 1 1 12.5%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 6 0 0 0%
Connections
J Brendan Powell 4 0 0 0%
T Johnny Farrelly 9 1 1 11.1%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
8
2P3534
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Poyntzpass (IRE) 13

ch g Gamut - Play Trix (Saddlers' Hall)

9 10-4
83

Winning pointer but little to shout about under Rules well held in maiden/novice events spread over 5 months. Switch to handicaps needs to bring about improvement.

Successful in two point-to-points at 3m. Well beaten at 100-1 behind Dr Des when fourth of 9 on his latest outing in a hurdle race over this course and distance (soft) earlier this month.

Winning pointer but little to shout about under Rules well held in maiden/novice events spread over 5 months. Switch to handicaps needs to bring about improvement.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 8 0 0 0%
Hurdle 3 0 0 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 1 0 0 0%
Course 1 0 0 0%
Distance 1 0 0 0%
Similar Going 1 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 8 0 0 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J T Dowling 1 0 0 0%
T R C Harper 3 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
9
776P-32
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Scartare (IRE) 15

br g Trans Island - La Speziana (Perugino)

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
Class: 10 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 4 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
8 10-5
79

Dropped in the weights and has twice been placed of late, 5 lengths second of 10 at Lingfield (19.5f) 2 weeks ago, plugging on. Each-way claims again on that evidence.

Placed in two hurdle races from 11 starts. Beaten 5l by Stolberg when second of 10 at 6-1 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Lingfield over 2m 3f (heavy) last month.

Dropped in the weights and has twice been placed of late, 5 lengths second of 10 at Lingfield (19.5f) 2 weeks ago, plugging on. Each-way claims again on that evidence.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 9 0 2 0%
Hurdle 9 0 2 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 1 0 0 0%
Course 3 0 0 0%
D Distance 2 0 1 0%
G Similar Going 5 0 1 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 7 0 2 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 5 10 0 2 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 4 0 1 0%
Connections
J Benjamin Poste 10 0 2 0%
T Mrs Rosemary Gasson 11 0 2 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
10
475696
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Minella Voucher 65

b g King's Theatre - All Rise (Goofalik)

8 10-4 t
78

Big prices and has merely hinted at promise so far, midfield in a 19f Fontwell handicap in December. Is still relatively low-mileage at least.

Unplaced in all nine starts. Well beaten at 15-2 behind Willshebetrying when sixth of 10 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Fontwell over 2m 3f (heavy) in December last year.

Big prices and has merely hinted at promise so far, midfield in a 19f Fontwell handicap in December. Is still relatively low-mileage at least.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 9 0 0 0%
Hurdle 7 0 0 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 2 0 0 0%
Similar Going 1 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (T only) 1 0 0 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 2 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 3 0 0 0%
Connections
J R P McLernon 2 0 0 0%
T Mrs Dunn 7 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record

Dan Skelton runs two here and it is interesting that brother Harry chooses Gi Jayne after a wind operation. Cafe Au Lait has some consistent form in the book and shouldn't be far away once more, while Goodnight Charlie could bounce back after a modest run here last time. However, it could be worth chancing SCARTARE, who has gone well the last twice and remains on a low mark. These conditions suit and this isn't a great contest.

2

14:40 Towcester (Class 4) (5YO plus)

Call Starsports On 0800 521321 Novices' Handicap Chase

3m 102y

Winner £5,588 - 6 ran

No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1
6P-4431
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Ceann Sibheal (ex7) (IRE) 4

b g Flemensfirth - Imperial Award (Oscar)

Course: 3 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
C has previously placed at this course
C
Distance: 3 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 33.33%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 12 runs, 2 wins, 2 places, 16.67%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Current Headgear: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
HG has a 50% or better record wearing a tongue strap and blinkers

Tongue Strap: 2 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 50%
HG has a 50% or better record wearing a tongue strap

Blinkers: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
HG has a 50% or better record wearing blinkers
HG
Class: 9 runs, 2 wins, 0 places, 22.22%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
10 11-11 (ex7) t b
109 4

Benefited from blinkers and left previous form in this sphere well behind when landing 8-runner handicap at Uttoxeter (24f) 4 days ago. Every chance if headgear continues to have same effect.

He has won two hurdle races and a chase from 2m 7f to 3m 2f on good and heavy ground. A winner at 15-2 in a chase at Uttoxeter over 3m (heavy) on his latest outing earlier this month, beating Greyed A by 18l. Carries a 7lb penalty today for that success.

Benefited from blinkers and left previous form in this sphere well behind when landing 8-runner handicap at Uttoxeter (24f) 4 days ago. Every chance if headgear continues to have same effect.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 14 3 2 21.4%
Chase 4 1 0 25%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
C Course 3 0 1 0%
D Distance 3 1 0 33.3%
G Similar Going 12 2 2 16.7%
Headgear
HG Today (T & B) 1 1 0 100%
HG Blinkers 1 1 0 100%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 9 2 0 22.2%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 5 0 0 0%
Connections
J Thomas Greatrex 1 0 0 0%
T W Greatrex 14 3 2 21.4%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2
77/U4-5D
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Oneida Tribe (IRE) 41

b g Turtle Island - Glory Queen (Taipan)

Distance: 3 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 33.33%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 7 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 14.29%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 6 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 16.67%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
10 11-12 b1
103

Modest form over hurdles (for Venetia Williams) but signs of promise over fences for this yard, first past the post but subsequently disqualified at Bangor (20.3f) last month. May well do better.

A winner of a point-to-point at 3m, but that win was over two years ago. Beaten by Pinch Of Ginger when 2nd but disqualified and placed 2nd of 9 at 5-2fav on his latest outing in a chase at Bangor over 2m 4f (heavy) last month.

Modest form over hurdles (for Venetia Williams) but signs of promise over fences for this yard, first past the post but subsequently disqualified at Bangor (20.3f) last month. May well do better.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 9 2 2 22.2%
Chase 4 1 0 25%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 2 0 0 0%
D Distance 3 1 1 33.3%
G Similar Going 7 1 1 14.3%
Headgear
Today (B only) 0 0 0 -
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 6 1 0 16.7%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 3 0 0 0%
Connections
J A P Heskin 2 1 0 50%
T R Dickin 4 1 0 25%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3
520/PP1
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Grand Introduction (ex7) (IRE) 6

b g Robin Des Pres - What A Breeze (Naheez)

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

Course: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
C has a 50% or better record at this course

Distance: 5 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 20%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 8 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 12.5%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 4 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
9 11-11 (ex7)
102 1

Had been given a chance by the handicapper and got off the mark with a career best when winning 7-runner handicap chase over C&D 6 days ago. One to be interested in again under a penalty.

A winner at 3-1 in a chase over this course and distance (soft) on his latest outing earlier this month, beating Dontminddboys by 6l. Carries a 7lb penalty today for that success.

Had been given a chance by the handicapper and got off the mark with a career best when winning 7-runner handicap chase over C&D 6 days ago. One to be interested in again under a penalty.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 7 1 1 14.3%
Chase 3 1 0 33.3%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 1 1 0 100%
C Course 1 1 0 100%
D Distance 5 1 0 20%
G Similar Going 8 1 1 12.5%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 6 1 1 16.7%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 4 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 3 0 0 0%
Connections
J A P Cawley 0 0 0 -
T F O'Brien 10 1 2 10%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4
73P/32F
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Colmers Hill 24

b g Crosspeace - My Dancing Kin (Baryshnikov)

Similar Going: 9 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Class: 3 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 3 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
9 11-8
99

Has returned from a long time off in good form over fences, fair second at Fontwell on Boxing Day and in contention when fell heavily fourteenth last time. Claims if none the worse.

Placed in a hurdle race and a chase from nine starts. Fell at the 14th when 5-1 at Fontwell over 3m 2f (heavy) in a chase won by Mount Oliver last month on his latest outing.

Has returned from a long time off in good form over fences, fair second at Fontwell on Boxing Day and in contention when fell heavily fourteenth last time. Claims if none the worse.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 7 0 2 0%
Chase 3 0 1 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 1 0 0 0%
G Similar Going 9 0 2 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 9 0 2 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 3 0 1 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 3 0 1 0%
Connections
J Matt Griffiths 6 0 2 0%
T J Scott 9 0 2 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5
1765/9
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Call Carlo 29

ch g Karinga Bay - Lady Widd (Commanche Run)

Similar Going: 5 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 20%
G has previously won on similar going
G
12 10-13
93

Clearly had serious problems (very lightly raced for his age) and offered little after 47 months off when well held in novice hurdle at Hereford last month. Risky proposition now chasing.

A winner of a NH flat race at 2m on good to soft ground, but that win was over four years ago. Well beaten at 16-1 behind Carole's Vigilante when 9th of 10 on his latest outing in a maiden hurdle race at Hereford over 2m 4f (soft) last month.

Clearly had serious problems (very lightly raced for his age) and offered little after 47 months off when well held in novice hurdle at Hereford last month. Risky proposition now chasing.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 3 0 0 0%
Chase 0 0 0 -
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 5 1 0 20%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 5 1 0 20%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 4 2 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Charlie Deutsch 0 0 0 -
T Miss V Williams 5 1 0 20%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
6
263-247
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Over My Head 13

gr g Overbury - Altesse De Sou (Saint Preuil)

Distance: 12 runs, 1 win, 4 places, 8.33%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 22 runs, 1 win, 7 places, 4.55%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Tongue Strap: 16 runs, 0 wins, 7 places, 0%
HG has previously placed wearing a tongue strap
HG
Class: 7 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 13 runs, 1 win, 5 places, 7.69%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
11 10-0 (oh 6) t
77 6

Others have achieved more and looks set for another struggle from out of the weights.

A winner of a hurdle race at 3m on heavy ground, but that win was over four years ago. Well beaten at 16-1 behind How's My Friend when seventh of 14 on his latest outing in a chase over this course and distance (soft) earlier this month.

Others have achieved more and looks set for another struggle from out of the weights.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 22 1 7 4.6%
Chase 7 0 2 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 1 0 0 0%
Course 1 0 0 0%
D Distance 12 1 4 8.3%
G Similar Going 22 1 7 4.6%
Headgear
HG Today (T only) 16 0 7 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 7 0 2 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 13 1 5 7.7%
Connections
J Jack Quinlan 3 0 1 0%
T Miss C Dyson 23 1 7 4.4%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record

CEANN SIBHEAL ran away with it at Uttoxeter for Warren Greatrex four days ago and the nine-year-old has to be of interest under a 7lb penalty here before the handicapper has his say. Ground like this seems to bring out the best in him and the addition of Tom Greatrex with his 7lb claim to the saddle looks a shrewd move by connections. Grand Introduction has a similar profile but does have to move up in grade, while Oneida Tribe wears first-time blinkers after being demoted to second at Bangor last month.

3

15:10 Towcester (Class 3) (4YO plus)

Starsports Daily Specials Mares' Handicap Hurdle

2m 7f 211y

Winner £7,798 - 5 ran

No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1
317FF-3
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Braventara 42

b m Kayf Tara - L'aventure (Cyborg)

8 11-12
117

Benefited from step up to 3¼m when winning Warwick novice in November 2016. Went backwards in 3 subsequent outings last term for Nick Williams but made an encouraging start for her new yard at Ludlow.

A winner of a hurdle race at 3m 2f on good ground. Third of 7 behind Ellens Way beaten 3 1/2l at 8-1 on her latest outing in a hurdle race at Ludlow over 3m (soft) last month.

Benefited from step up to 3¼m when winning Warwick novice in November 2016. Went backwards in 3 subsequent outings last term for Nick Williams but made an encouraging start for her new yard at Ludlow.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 6 1 0 16.7%
Hurdle 6 1 0 16.7%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 3 0 0 0%
Similar Going 3 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 7 1 0 14.3%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 3 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J A P Heskin 1 0 0 0%
T T R George 1 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2
5P-4455
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Tambura 16

b m Tamure - Singing Cottage (Greensmith)

Distance: 9 runs, 1 win, 3 places, 11.11%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 19 runs, 4 wins, 4 places, 21.05%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 14 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 14.29%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 17 runs, 1 win, 5 places, 5.88%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
9 11-5
115

Well weighted nowadays, but hasn't looked an easy ride of late so consequently hasn't been shaping as though ready to take advantage.

Winner of three hurdle races and two NH flat races from 2m to 3m 1f on ground varying from good to soft to heavy. Finished 12l behind Ballyheigue Bay when fifth of 8 at 11-2 on her latest outing in a hurdle race at Plumpton over 3m 1f (soft) last month.

Well weighted nowadays, but hasn't looked an easy ride of late so consequently hasn't been shaping as though ready to take advantage.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 26 3 7 11.5%
Hurdle 26 3 7 11.5%
Conditions
Course and Distance 1 0 0 0%
Course 1 0 0 0%
D Distance 9 1 3 11.1%
G Similar Going 19 4 4 21.1%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 30 5 7 16.7%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 3 14 2 3 14.3%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 17 1 5 5.9%
Connections
J Mr Z Baker 16 5 4 31.3%
T G C Maundrell 30 5 7 16.7%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3
32-543
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Dark Aster 20

b m Alflora - Westbourne (King's Ride)

7 11-9 h
114

Placed twice in points last spring and has shaped like a stayer both hurdles outings at up to 21f last month. Likely improver up in trip now handicapping.

Placed in a point-to-point from five starts. Third of 5 behind Sensulano beaten 12l at 14-1 on her latest outing in a hurdle race at Warwick over 2m 5f (heavy) last month.

Placed twice in points last spring and has shaped like a stayer both hurdles outings at up to 21f last month. Likely improver up in trip now handicapping.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 2 0 0 0%
Hurdle 2 0 0 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 2 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (H only) 2 0 0 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 3 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J M G Nolan 2 0 0 0%
T R Mitford-slade 2 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4
304-31P
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Lagavara (IRE) 39

b m Exit To Nowhere - Knocklayde Rose (Even Top)

Similar Going: 6 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 16.67%
G has previously won on similar going
G
7 11-6
111

Showed improved form when off the mark in 20.5f Leicester handicap in December. Heavy ground perhaps an excuse for her Wincanton flop.

A winner of a hurdle race at 2m 4f on soft ground. Pulled up 4 out when 13-2 at Wincanton over 2m 5f (heavy) in a hurdle race won by Head To The Stars last month on her latest outing.

Showed improved form when off the mark in 20.5f Leicester handicap in December. Heavy ground perhaps an excuse for her Wincanton flop.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 9 1 2 11.1%
Hurdle 9 1 2 11.1%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 6 1 1 16.7%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 10 1 2 10%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 3 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 1 0 0 0%
Connections
J Sam Twiston-Davies 0 0 0 -
T N A Twiston-Davies 9 1 2 11.1%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5
153-P44
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Midnight Glory 61

b m Midnight Legend - Land Of Glory (Supreme Leader)

Distance: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
D
Similar Going: 4 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 25%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Current Handicap: 4 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
7 11-5
110

Newbury mares' novice winner in January 2017. Hasn't built on that as expected since, often too free, but has Richard Johnson back in the saddle.

A winner of a hurdle race at 2m 4f on soft ground. Finished 9l behind Dark Sunset when fourth of 6 at 15-8fav on her latest outing in a hurdle race at Doncaster over 3m (good) in December last year.

Newbury mares' novice winner in January 2017. Hasn't built on that as expected since, often too free, but has Richard Johnson back in the saddle.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 7 1 1 14.3%
Hurdle 7 1 1 14.3%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 2 0 1 0%
G Similar Going 4 1 1 25%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 9 1 2 11.1%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 3 1 0 0 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 4 0 1 0%
Connections
J R Johnson 5 1 1 20%
T P J Hobbs 9 1 2 11.1%
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

BRAVENTARA didn't have much luck during 2017, falling on both appearances, but she made a promising seasonal/handicap debut at Bangor last month and can now begin to make up for lost time. Richard Mitford-Slade has already enjoyed plenty of success with his NH runners (better known as a point-to-point trainer) and he saddles an interesting mare in Dark Aster. She improved from Bangor to Warwick and warrants respect on her first foray into handicap company, while Midnight Glory also has a squeak.

4

15:40 Towcester (Class 4) (4YO plus)

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1m 7f 151y

Winner £4,549 - 7 ran

No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1
232-413
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Delire D'estruval (FR) 58

b g Youmzain - Question D'estruval (Phantom Breeze)

Distance: 2 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 50%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
D
Similar Going: 3 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 33.33%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
6 11-8
135

Landed a listed novice hurdle at Haydock (15.6f) in November (seen to good effect). Looked short on end product when beaten at Plumpton last time, but respected nonetheless.

Successful in a hurdle race and a NH flat race at 1m 4f and 2m on heavy ground. Third of 11 behind Sam Brown beaten 28l at 9-4 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Plumpton over 2m 4f (soft) in December last year.

Landed a listed novice hurdle at Haydock (15.6f) in November (seen to good effect). Looked short on end product when beaten at Plumpton last time, but respected nonetheless.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 6 1 3 16.7%
Hurdle 5 1 2 20%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 2 1 1 50%
G Similar Going 3 1 2 33.3%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 6 1 3 16.7%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 2 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J D A Jacob 3 1 1 33.3%
T Ben Pauling 3 1 1 33.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2
24-41F
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Harefield (IRE) 38

b g Doyen - Bobbi's Venture (Bob Back)

Distance: 2 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 50%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
D
Similar Going: 3 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Class: 2 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 50%
Cl has a 50% or better record in this class
Cl
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
6 11-8
131

Built on opening hurdles run when a smooth winner at Warwick (2m) in November. Looked held (length down) when fell at the last at Plumpton recently, but worth another chance given earlier form.

A winner of a hurdle race at 2m on good to soft ground. Fell at the last when 10-11fav at Plumpton over 2m 4f (heavy) in a hurdle race won by Game On last month on his latest outing.

Built on opening hurdles run when a smooth winner at Warwick (2m) in November. Looked held (length down) when fell at the last at Plumpton recently, but worth another chance given earlier form.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 3 1 0 33.3%
Hurdle 3 1 0 33.3%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 2 1 0 50%
G Similar Going 3 0 1 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 5 1 1 20%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 2 1 0 50%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Wayne Hutchinson 5 1 1 20%
T A King 5 1 1 20%
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
313-UP5
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Babytaggle (IRE) 13

b g Brian Boru - Ardnataggle (Aristocracy)

Similar Going: 4 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
8 10-9 h
 - 

Promising start over hurdles when third of 12 at Limerick in April (19f), but hasn't offered much in 3 starts for current yard, too free on occasions.

A winner of a point-to-point at 3m. Well beaten at 11-1 behind Dr Des when fifth of 9 on his latest outing in a hurdle race here over 2m 3f (soft) earlier this month.

Promising start over hurdles when third of 12 at Limerick in April (19f), but hasn't offered much in 3 starts for current yard, too free on occasions.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 9 1 3 11.1%
Hurdle 4 0 1 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 1 0 0 0%
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 4 0 1 0%
Headgear
Today (H only) 1 0 0 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 4 3 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Mr Shane Quinlan 1 0 0 0%
T D L Williams 3 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4
F31368-
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Ballyhome (IRE) 292

b g Westerner - Nostra (Limnos)

8 11-2
 - 

Fair form in bumpers in Ireland without progressing and would need to step up on that now hurdling after 9 months off for his new yard.

A winner of a point-to-point at 3m. Beaten 18l behind Canardier at 25-1 when eighth of 18 on his latest outing in a NH flat race at Punchestown over 2m 2f (good - yielding) in April last year. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Anthony McCann in Ireland.

Fair form in bumpers in Ireland without progressing and would need to step up on that now hurdling after 9 months off for his new yard.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 3 1 0 33.3%
Hurdle 0 0 0 -
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 2 0 0 0%
Similar Going 2 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 6 1 0 16.7%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 4 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Brendan Powell 0 0 0 -
T B G Powell 0 0 0 -
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5
50
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Cloudy Glen (IRE) 16

b g Cloudings - Ribble (Supreme Leader)

6 10-13 h1
 - 

Well held on only start in bumpers, but shaped better than distance beaten suggests in maiden at Hereford (21.7f) on hurdles bow last month. Hooded for 1st time and should do better in due course.

Unplaced in both NH starts. Well beaten at 50-1 behind Fleminport when 10th of 12 on his hurdling debut at Hereford over 2m 6f (soft) last month.

Well held on only start in bumpers, but shaped better than distance beaten suggests in maiden at Hereford (21.7f) on hurdles bow last month. Hooded for 1st time and should do better in due course.

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 1 0 0 0%
Similar Going 2 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (H only) 0 0 0 -
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 4 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Charlie Deutsch 2 0 0 0%
T Miss V Williams 2 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
6
9
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Macksville (IRE) 19

gr g Mastercraftsman - Fairest Of All (Sadler's Wells)

6 11-2
 - 

Fair handicapper on the Flat (stays 2m) who shaped as if in need of the run when ninth of 15 in novice at Huntingdon (15.8f, soft) on hurdles debut last month. Probably one for later on.

Beaten 18l behind Django Django at 25-1 when 9th of 15 on his NH debut in a hurdle race at Huntingdon over 2m (soft) last month.

Fair handicapper on the Flat (stays 2m) who shaped as if in need of the run when ninth of 15 in novice at Huntingdon (15.8f, soft) on hurdles debut last month. Probably one for later on.

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 3 0 0 0%
Similar Going 1 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 9 0 1 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 4 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Jack Quinlan 1 0 0 0%
T J M P Eustace 8 1 1 12.5%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
7
43
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North West Wind 26

b g Shirocco - Crystal Ballerina (Sadler's Wells)

Similar Going: 2 runs, 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
6 11-2
 - 

£28,000 buy from good NH family. Showed a bit of promise both starts over hurdles and likely to do better once switching to handicaps.

Placed in a hurdle race from two starts. Third of 8 behind Scorpion Sid beaten 33l at 7-2 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Chepstow over 2m 3f (heavy) last month.

£28,000 buy from good NH family. Showed a bit of promise both starts over hurdles and likely to do better once switching to handicaps.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 2 0 1 0%
Hurdle 2 0 1 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 1 0 0 0%
G Similar Going 2 0 1 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 2 0 1 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 4 2 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Adam Wedge 1 0 0 0%
T Evan Williams 2 0 1 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
8
7
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Rebel Royal (IRE) 19

b g Getaway - Molly Duffy (Oscar)

6 11-2
 - 

Half-brother to useful bumper winner Monbeg Worldwide. Showed ability despite not being seen to best effect when seventh of 14 in a bumper at Huntingdon last month. May do better now hurdling.

Half-brother to Monbeg Worldwide, won three times in NH flat races at 2m and in a point to point race at 3m. Beaten 14l behind Anemoi at 12-1 when seventh of 14 on his racecourse debut at Huntingdon over 1m 6f (soft) last month.

Half-brother to useful bumper winner Monbeg Worldwide. Showed ability despite not being seen to best effect when seventh of 14 in a bumper at Huntingdon last month. May do better now hurdling.

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 1 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 1 0 0 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 4 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Harry Skelton 0 0 0 -
T D Skelton 1 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record

This looks a match between Delire D'estruval and HAREFIELD. The former is rated 3lb superior and should benefit from dropping back in trip, but Alan King's charge might well have supplemented his Warwick success at Plumpton but for a last-flight fall (only one length down at the time) and could make amends with a clear round. Rebel Royal wasn't disgraced in a bumper at Huntingdon on debut and holds each-way claims on his first start over timber, while North West Wind also has place credentials.

5

16:10 Towcester (Class 5) (5YO plus)

Starspreads.com Handicap Chase

2m 5f 153y

Winner £4,549 - 8 ran

No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1
6P03-P3
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Black Franks Angel 58

b m Black Sam Bellamy - City of Angels (Woodman)

Similar Going: 9 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Cheek Pieces: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
HG has previously placed wearing cheek pieces
HG
9 11-12 p
97

Modest form at best in Ireland for Henry de Bromhead and remote third of 5 on debut for this yard.

A winner of a point-to-point at 3m, but that win was over two years ago. Third of 5 behind Finnegan's Garden beaten 40l at 15-2 on her latest outing in a chase at Plumpton over 2m 4f (soft) in December last year.

Modest form at best in Ireland for Henry de Bromhead and remote third of 5 on debut for this yard.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 10 1 3 10%
Chase 3 0 1 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 2 0 0 0%
G Similar Going 9 0 2 0%
Headgear
HG Today (P only) 2 0 1 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 1 0 0 0%
Connections
J Brendan Powell 1 0 0 0%
T Johnny Farrelly 1 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2
1443-24
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Finish The Story (IRE) 37

b g Court Cave - Lady Of Grange (Phardante)

Distance: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
D
Similar Going: 26 runs, 3 wins, 8 places, 11.54%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Current Headgear: 31 runs, 5 wins, 10 places, 16.13%
HG has previously won wearing a tongue strap and blinkers

Tongue Strap: 33 runs, 5 wins, 11 places, 15.15%
HG has previously won wearing a tongue strap

Blinkers: 31 runs, 5 wins, 10 places, 16.13%
HG has previously won wearing blinkers
HG
Class: 10 runs, 4 wins, 4 places, 40%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 29 runs, 3 wins, 9 places, 10.34%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
13 11-10 t b
95

Took advantage of a lower hurdles mark at Southwell in January. Some respectable efforts in defeat since and might have needed latest run after 8 months off but better over further.

Winner of three hurdle races, two chases and two point-to-points from 2m 7f to 3m 3f on ground varying from good to firm to soft. Well beaten at 6-1 when fourth of 5 on his latest outing in a chase at Fontwell over 3m 2f (soft) last month.

Took advantage of a lower hurdles mark at Southwell in January. Some respectable efforts in defeat since and might have needed latest run after 8 months off but better over further.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 45 6 13 13.3%
Chase 23 2 9 8.7%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 1 0 1 0%
G Similar Going 26 3 8 11.5%
Headgear
HG Today (T & B) 31 5 10 16.1%
HG Blinkers 31 5 10 16.1%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 5 10 4 4 40%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 29 3 9 10.3%
Connections
J Brendan Powell 16 3 7 18.8%
T Johnny Farrelly 35 5 11 14.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3
2-P6221
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How's My Friend 13

b g Karinga Bay - Friendly Lady (New Member)

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

Course: 5 runs, 2 wins, 2 places, 40%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 19 runs, 1 win, 8 places, 5.26%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 9 runs, 2 wins, 2 places, 22.22%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 9 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
14 11-9
94

In good form of late, ending losing run here (3m) 2 weeks ago but 7 lb rise looks very harsh. Back down in trip.

He has won two chases and a point-to-point from 2m 3f to 3m on good to firm and soft ground. Won on his latest outing in a chase when 5-1fav here over 3m (soft) earlier this month, beating Bobonyx by 6l.

In good form of late, ending losing run here (3m) 2 weeks ago but 7 lb rise looks very harsh. Back down in trip.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 33 2 10 6.1%
Chase 25 2 8 8%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 1 0 1 0%
C Course 5 2 2 40%
D Distance 2 0 1 0%
G Similar Going 19 1 8 5.3%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 31 2 8 6.5%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 5 9 2 2 22.2%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 9 0 2 0%
Connections
J Nick Scholfield 20 1 6 5%
T J G Cann 37 2 10 5.4%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4
475-443
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Spirit Of Hale (IRE) 21

ch g Stowaway - Roseboreen (Roselier)

Similar Going: 12 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Cheek Pieces: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
HG has previously placed wearing cheek pieces
HG
Class: 4 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
8 11-5 p
90

Little impact in bumpers/over hurdles but getting the hang of things over fences, going close at Catterick 3 weeks ago. Remains less exposed than most at this level.

Placed in a chase from 12 starts. Third of 12 behind So Satisfied beaten 1/2l at 11-1 on his latest outing in a chase at Catterick over 3m 1f (heavy) last month, his only placing from 12 starts.

Little impact in bumpers/over hurdles but getting the hang of things over fences, going close at Catterick 3 weeks ago. Remains less exposed than most at this level.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 9 0 1 0%
Chase 3 0 1 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 12 0 1 0%
Headgear
HG Today (P only) 2 0 1 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 5 4 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 2 0 0 0%
Connections
J Sean Quinlan 8 0 1 0%
T J Candlish 12 0 1 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5
P/43-079
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Canyouhearmenow (IRE) 16

b g Trans Island - First Of April (Presenting)

8 11-1 b1
86

Maiden pointer who has offered little in trio of runs over hurdles and on chase/handicap debut.

Placed in two point-to-points from nine starts. Well beaten at 33-1 behind Le Coeur Net when 9th of 10 on his chase debut at Plumpton over 2m 1f (soft) last month.

Maiden pointer who has offered little in trio of runs over hurdles and on chase/handicap debut.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 9 0 2 0%
Chase 1 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 (B only) 0 0 0 -
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 1 0 0 0%
Connections
J M Goldstein 3 0 0 0%
T Mrs D M Grissell 3 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
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P1-5515
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Some Finish (IRE) 55

b g Kayf Tara - Kylie Kaprice (Big Shuffle)

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

Course: 6 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 33.33%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 2 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 50%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 14 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 14.29%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Visor: 12 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 16.67%
HG has previously won wearing a visor
HG
Class: 9 runs, 3 wins, 1 place, 33.33%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 11 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 9.09%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
10 11-1 v
86

Unreliable but took advantage of reduced mark over C&D in November. Quickly back in the doldrums next time, however.

He has won four chases from 2m 4f to 3m on ground varying from good to firm to heavy. Well beaten at 7-2 behind Ballyegan when fifth of 9 on his latest outing in a chase here over 2m 4f (good to soft) in December last year.

Unreliable but took advantage of reduced mark over C&D in November. Quickly back in the doldrums next time, however.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 23 4 3 17.4%
Chase 16 4 1 25%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 2 1 1 50%
C Course 6 2 1 33.3%
D Distance 2 1 1 50%
G Similar Going 14 2 1 14.3%
Headgear
HG Today (V only) 12 2 1 16.7%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 5 9 3 1 33.3%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 11 1 1 9.1%
Connections
J Jack Quinlan 2 1 0 50%
T R Dickin 20 4 1 20%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
7
8-64R54
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Lickpenny Larry 19

gr g Sagamix - Myriah (Strong Gale)

8 10-12 t
83

Made more impact than previously when fourth at Doncaster last time but opposable on balance.

Unplaced in all 11 starts. Finished 6l behind Doktor Glaz when fourth of 9 at 8-1 on his latest outing in a chase at Doncaster over 2m 3f (soft) last month.

Made more impact than previously when fourth at Doncaster last time but opposable on balance.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 9 0 0 0%
Chase 4 0 0 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 10 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (T only) 5 0 0 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 4 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 5 0 0 0%
Connections
J R T Dunne 2 0 0 0%
T T R Gretton 11 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
8
863F83
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Badilou (FR) 26

b g Ballingarry - Doumia (Dounba)

Similar Going: 9 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Current Headgear: 3 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
HG has previously placed wearing cheek pieces and a hood

Cheek Pieces: 5 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
HG has previously placed wearing cheek pieces

Hood: 4 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
HG has previously placed wearing a hood
HG
Class: 10 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 14 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
8 10-6 h p
77

On a handy mark nowadays and very much caught the eye at Chepstow last time, finished with running left, not given anything like a hard time. One to note.

Successful in two hurdle races at 2m 3f on good ground, but last win was over two years ago. Third of 13 behind Becauseshesaidso beaten 16l at 12-1 on his latest outing in a chase at Chepstow over 2m 3f (heavy) last month.

On a handy mark nowadays and very much caught the eye at Chepstow last time, finished with running left, not given anything like a hard time. One to note.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 16 0 2 0%
Chase 4 0 2 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 2 0 0 0%
G Similar Going 9 0 1 0%
Headgear
HG Today (P & H) 3 0 1 0%
HG Hood 4 0 1 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 5 10 0 2 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 14 0 2 0%
Connections
J J McGrath 6 0 2 0%
T M Hill 14 0 2 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
9
4/PPU-P9
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Onurbike 34

b g Exit To Nowhere - Lay It Off (Strong Gale)

11 9-7 (oh 8)
71 8

No form in novice hurdles/handicap chases.

Unplaced in all eight starts. Well beaten at 200-1 behind Zayfire Aramis when 9th of 15 on his latest outing in a chase at Leicester over 2m 4f (soft) last month.

No form in novice hurdles/handicap chases.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Jumps Races 8 0 0 0%
Chase 5 0 0 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 1 0 0 0%
Course 2 0 0 0%
Distance 2 0 0 0%
Similar Going 8 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 7 0 0 0%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 5 4 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 5 0 0 0%
Connections
J Mr J Nailor 2 0 0 0%
T J G O'Neill 8 0 0 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record

HOW'S MY FRIEND was an impressive six-length winner over two furlongs further here last time and Grant Cann's veteran can roll back the years once again today. Johnny Farrelly saddles two with chances in Finish The Story and Black Franks Angel, while Jennie Candlish's consistent Spirit Of Hale has to be considered having only been a neck away at Catterick last time and remains well treated here.

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