October 22 / 13.05 Kelso

13.05 Kelso

Good

Simpsons Malt Handicap Hurdle (Go North Sea Pigeon Series Qualifier) (Div I)

  • Prize money: £4520.18
  • 2m 0f 51y
  • Class 4
  • 9 runners
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Simpsons Malt Handicap Hurdle (Go North Sea Pigeon Series Qualifier) (Div I)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.25
  • Place: £1.30

Form: U/0/24 BF

Last run: 125 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish; good second over hurdles on debut for present yard; has since run creditably on the Flat; a possible.
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1st

5

22nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

13:05 Kelso

Melburnian

11st 7lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Rebecca Menzies

midfield on outer, going easily 3 out, led before 2 out, shaken up and went clear approaching last, ridden and kept on well run-in, comfortably

4/1

4th

6

(2)

30th Sep 2022

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 4

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Melburnian

8st 11lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Rebecca Menzies

prominent, switched left and headway over 2f out, ridden and every chance over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, lost third towards finish

4/1

2nd

3

(10)

5th Sep 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 98y

Class 5

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Melburnian

9st 12lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Rebecca Menzies

took keen hold, midfield, pushed along 3f out, steady headway towards near side 2f out, disputed lead over 1f out, edged left 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, led final 110yds, kept on until headed by winner towards finish

10/1

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9/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 2514-3 CD

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
Sole win was in a C&D juvenile event in March (soft); fit from a Flat campaign when third at Perth last time (2m, good); place chance.
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3rd

4

21st Nov 2022

Soft

1m 7f 124y

Class 4

15:05 Musselburgh

Cuban Cigar

11st 6lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Lucinda Russell

Placed twice off today's mark since returned to hurdling this autumn (good/good to soft); ought to cope very well with today's slower ground and it's reasonable to expect another good run.

7/2

2nd

3

22nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

13:05 Kelso

Cuban Cigar

11st 12lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Lucinda Russell

raced in last, awkward jump 1st, smooth headway and in touch with leaders before 2 out, shaken up and chased winner approaching last, ridden and kept on run-in, no match for winner

9/2

3rd

8

22nd Sep 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 47y

Class 4

15:55 Perth

Cuban Cigar

10st 12lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

took keen hold, midfield, pushed along before 2 out, ridden and stayed on approaching last, went fourth last, kept on run-in, no impression final 110yds

12/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 3/283-

Last run: 298 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
Good second to a useful sort in a C&D novice at this meeting last season; didn't really progress when stepped up in trip on his two runs after that; a possible back at 2m on handicap debut.
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1st

2

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Okavango Delta

12st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Unexposed 6yo who made encouraging seasonal/handicap debut when third at Kelso (2m, good to soft) last month; moves back up in trip and sports first-time cheekpieces here; shortlisted.

8/1

3rd

2

22nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

13:05 Kelso

Okavango Delta

11st 13lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

in touch with leaders on inner, pushed along before 2 out, keeping on when ridden before last, wandered around run-in, no match for first two

11/2

Form: -P5517 D

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish; won Worcester maiden hurdle in August (2m, good); disappointing in a handicap shortly afterwards (reportedly the race came too soon) and should run better this time; acts well on soft.
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4th

4

22nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

13:05 Kelso

Ten Ten Twenty

11st 9lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: D J Jeffreys

midfield on inner, going okay when hit 2 out, soon pushed along, steadied and jumped slightly left last, no extra run-in

13/2

7th

8

3rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

16:09 Stratford

Ten Ten Twenty

11st 4lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: D J Jeffreys

raced in second, lost second and prominent after 4th, left in second 3 out, ridden and lost position after 2 out, weakened approaching last (trainers rep said, regarding poor form shown, that the race came too soon for the gelding having won 3 days previously; vet reported that a post-race examination failed to reveal any abnormalities)

13/8

1st

5

31st Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

19:10 Worcester

Ten Ten Twenty

11st 1lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: D J Jeffreys

prominent, led after 3 out, soon ridden and edged right, 10 lengths ahead when jumped left last, kept on strongly

13/2

Form: 156P3 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Won maiden point in May and followed up by winning Uttoxeter novice hurdle on stable debut in June (2m, good); rather disappointing since and a bit to prove now.
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5

4th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

16:10 Hexham

Haveyougotmymoney

11st 8lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Paul Robson

5th

8

22nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

13:05 Kelso

Haveyougotmymoney

11st 2lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Paul Robson

in touch with leaders on outer, not fluent 5th, niggled along briefly before 3 out, disputed lead before 2 out, soon ridden and weakened, held approaching last

25/1

3rd

7

5th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

16:30 Sedgefield

Haveyougotmymoney

11st 4lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Paul Robson

midfield, ridden and outpaced before 2 out, rallied and went modest third towards finish

33/1

Form: 8/23-4

Last run: 118 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Keen going front-runner; has won a 3m point, but weakened late on when 16l-fourth in 2m4f handicap hurdle at Uttoxeter last time (good; back from a break); quite interesting down in trip although was well beaten only previous attempt at 2m.
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2nd

6

15th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 59y

Class 5

13:22 Fakenham

Moore Clouds

11st 2lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Andrew Wilson

Point winner in March 2019; hint of ability in handicap hurdles and quite possible she will be seen to better effect now sent chasing.

6/1

6th

9

22nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

13:05 Kelso

Moore Clouds

10st 12lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Andrew Wilson

taken down early, took keen hold, led, reduced lead 5th, pushed along and headed before 2 out, soon ridden and lost position, well held when tired jump last

16/1

Form: 0253

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish; unexposed sort who was a fair third in a Perth novice on stable debut last time (2m, good); quite interesting on handicap debut.
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3rd

9

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Game Beaaa

11st 0lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Daragh Bourke

0-5 over hurdles; left behind by front pair when third at Newcastle (2m, good) a fortnight ago but that still goes down as an encouraging effort and she could quite plausibly have untapped potential over today's longer trip; tongue-tie on for first time.

12/1

3rd

6

10th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 46y

Class 5

12:25 Newcastle

Game Beaaa

11st 3lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Daragh Bourke

prominent, not fluent 4th, pushed along 3 out, ridden and outpaced before 2 out, weakened approaching last

14/1

7th

7

22nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

13:05 Kelso

Game Beaaa

11st 2lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Daragh Bourke

raced in second, bad mistake and good recovery but lost position 3 out, pushed along and struggling before 2 out, soon well beaten

7/1

Form: 1/P6P- D

Last run: 244 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
Won a Perth novice hurdle in April 2021 (2m, good) but poor efforts since, two over fences and last time in a 2m4f handicap hurdle; plenty to prove.
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9th

7

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 46y

Class 4

14:13 Newcastle

Coolkill

11st 8lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

Won a novice hurdle at Perth in April 2021 but he struggled over fences the next twice and it's been the same story back over hurdles on his last two starts; a dramatic return to form is required.

33/1

8th

1

22nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

13:05 Kelso

Coolkill

12st 0lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

in rear, headway and in touch with leaders before 2 out, not fluent 2 out, soon ridden and weakened quickly

14/1

Form: 8-921U D BF

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Beat two subsequent winners when landing a five-runner mares' handicap hurdle at Cartmel in July (2m1f, good); 3lb higher and one with a chance.
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9th

6

22nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

13:05 Kelso

Redwood Queen

11st 4lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: Noel C Kelly

in rear on inner, not fluent and struggling 3 out, tailed off from 2 out

11/4

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Payout
Exacta £16.10
Straight Forecast £18.42
Tricast £49.35
Trifecta £56.20

Selections

RP Ratings:

Melburnian

SPOTLIGHT:

Redwood Queen

D Express:

Cuban Cigar

The Star:

Okavango Delta

WEST COUNTRY:

Ten Ten Twenty

Daily Mirror:

Redwood Queen

Daily Record:

Cuban Cigar

TOPSPEED:

Melburnian

POSTDATA:

Melburnian

The Times:

Melburnian

Telegraph:

Melburnian

The Guardian:

Melburnian

Daily Mail:

Melburnian

The Sun:

Melburnian