November 17 / 13.03 Newcastle

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  • Prize money: £4683.56
  • 2m 7f 149y
  • Class 5
  • 15 runners
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Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

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3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.60
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 307-11 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Improved for the step up in trip to win on handicap debut at Carlisle (2m4f, soft) last month and he followed up at Hexham (2m7f, soft) a fortnight ago; had just a neck to spare last time and is up 4lb, and he may be on different ground here, but he's progressive and is a key player once more.
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1st

2

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Fenland Tiger

11st 9lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Improved for the step up in trip to win on handicap debut at Carlisle (2m4f, soft) last month and he followed up at Hexham (2m7f, soft) a fortnight ago; had just a neck to spare last time and is up 4lb, and he may be on different ground here, but he's progressive and is a key player once more.

3/1

1st

2

4th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

16:45 Hexham

Fenland Tiger

11st 10lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Travelled strongly, finding plenty from the final flight when seemingly relishing the extra yardage on last month's Carlisle handicap debut (2m4f, soft; 5-1); 7lb higher, stepping up further again in distance in a very winnable contest; strong credentials.

13/8

1st

8

20th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 8y

Class 5

15:55 Carlisle

Fenland Tiger

10st 12lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

prominent, disputed lead 3 out, led going best when not fluent last, shaken up and went clear run-in, comfortably

9/1

7/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: PP311- D

Last run: 223 days

W: 10st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Suited by the return of these cheekpieces early this year, finishing third at Wetherby (2m3f, heavy) before wins there (3m, good to soft) and at Sedgefield (3m3f, good to soft); did it decisively last time and an 8lb rise may not prevent another bold show if he's fully tuned up on his return.
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2nd

11

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Great Raffles

10st 5lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Suited by the return of these cheekpieces early this year, finishing third at Wetherby (2m3f, heavy) before wins there (3m, good to soft) and at Sedgefield (3m3f, good to soft); did it decisively last time and an 8lb rise may not prevent another bold show if he's fully tuned up on his return.

7/1

25/1

  • Place: £6.90

Form: 6209-0

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Her pedigree offers hope regarding this first crack at a staying trip; however, she's predominantly been disappointing since winning a mares' novice at Hexham (2m, heavy) last December and has plenty to prove.
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3rd

9

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Just Jess

10st 7lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Sue Smith

Her pedigree offers hope regarding this first crack at a staying trip; however, she's predominantly been disappointing since winning a mares' novice at Hexham (2m, heavy) last December and has plenty to prove.

25/1

10th

8

4th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

16:10 Hexham

Just Jess

11st 3lb

J: Thomas Willmott

T: Sue Smith

Won mares' novice over C&D on heavy on return from a break and a wind op last December; didn't progress and was well beaten with first-time cheekpieces in Carlisle handicap in April (2m, good) on final start; headgear retained but needs to bounce back.

14/1

Form: 2-4019

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Has won twice at Sedgefield (3m3f, soft/good to firm) this year, most recently in September two starts ago; not ruled out but he's inconsistent and has to bounce back from a disappointing run at Hexham last time.
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4th

3

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Thatbeatsbanagher

11st 9lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Ben Haslam

Has won twice at Sedgefield (3m3f, soft/good to firm) this year, most recently in September two starts ago; not ruled out but he's inconsistent and has to bounce back from a disappointing run at Hexham last time.

12/1

9th

3

30th Sep 2022

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

15:00 Hexham

Thatbeatsbanagher

12st 0lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Ben Haslam

midfield, ridden after 2 out, weakened and behind last (trainer had no explanation for the poor form shown)

4/1

Form: /27-34

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Won a bumper in 2020 and he landed a 3m point this April; made it 0-10 over hurdles when a soundly beaten fourth of 13 at Uttoxeter three weeks ago but that wasn't a bad effort on his first outing since May and he might be able to build on it; not discounted.
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5th

4

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Let Me Entertain U

11st 7lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Michael Scudamore

Won a bumper in 2020 and he landed a 3m point this April; made it 0-10 over hurdles when a soundly beaten fourth of 13 at Uttoxeter three weeks ago but that wasn't a bad effort on his first outing since May and he might be able to build on it; not discounted.

10/1

4th

4

28th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:15 Uttoxeter

Let Me Entertain U

11st 9lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Michael Scudamore

towards rear of midfield, headway before 2 out, ridden and went fourth but no impression when not fluent last, well held run-in

8/1

Form: 7680-1

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Having been running well on the Flat this year (on good/good to firm), his good form continued with a hurdles win at Carlisle (2m4f, soft) last month; hit by an 11lb rise but he did it very easily last time and is unexposed in this code; stays well on the Flat and is respected up in trip.
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6th

7

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Bouncing Bobby

10st 11lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Martin Todhunter

Having been running well on the Flat this year (on good/good to firm), his good form continued with a hurdles win at Carlisle (2m4f, soft) last month; hit by an 11lb rise but he did it very easily last time and is unexposed in this code; stays well on the Flat and is respected up in trip.

7/2

1st

10

20th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 8y

Class 5

16:30 Carlisle

Bouncing Bobby

10st 2lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Martin Todhunter

raced wide, held up in rear, smooth headway 3 out, led going easily 2 out, pushed along and went clear approaching last, easily

5/1

2nd

2

(8)

30th Aug 2022

Good

1m 6f 32y

Class 6

19:50 Carlisle

Bouncing Bobby

9st 9lb

J: David Nolan

T: Martin Todhunter

steadied start, held up in rear, going easily but still plenty to do 4f out, shaken up 3f out, pushed along and steady headway from over 2f out, went third 1f out, ridden and kept on well final 110yds, went second towards finish

5/1

Form: 94-24

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Beaten 9l when fourth of 11 at Wetherby (2m5f, good to soft) on handicap debut three weeks ago and improvement is needed, but this very lightly raced 5yo may appreciate today's further step up in trip; could go well.
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7th

5

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Pileup

11st 6lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Beaten 9l when fourth of 11 at Wetherby (2m5f, good to soft) on handicap debut three weeks ago and improvement is needed, but this very lightly raced 5yo may appreciate today's further step up in trip; could go well.

15/2

4th

8

28th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 56y

Class 4

13:10 Wetherby

Pileup

11st 5lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

in touch with leaders, going okay on inner when mistake 3 out, pushed along and ridden after 2 out, kept on run-in, not pace to challenge

11/2

Form: 7-7462 D BF

Last run: 73 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Having dropped down the weights, she was a fair second of four at Perth in September on her latest hurdles outing; however, she's 2lb out of the handicap here and needs something extra in this more competitive race.
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8th

12

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Misscarlett

10st 2lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

led, 4 lengths ahead 1st

14/1

8th

8

(1)

11th Oct 2022

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 6

17:02 Newcastle (AW)

Misscarlett

9st 0lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Philip Kirby

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, switched to centre 3f out, ridden and struggling 2f out, soon beaten

5/1

Form: 5880-6

Last run: 187 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
7yo who has raced just seven times and has had wind surgery since his last outing in May; however, it needs to make a big difference as he was well beaten in his first two handicaps in the spring.
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9th

13

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Sir Jim

10st 2lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Ruth Jefferson

7yo who has raced just seven times and has had wind surgery since his last outing in May; however, it needs to make a big difference as he was well beaten in his first two handicaps in the spring.

25/1

Form: P587-

Last run: 222 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Inconsistent on the Flat in the first half of the year and he's 8lb out of the handicap now back over hurdles after a break; however, he's very lightly raced in this code and, having won over 2m on Flat AW in February, today's step up in trip may be a positive; no forlorn hope.
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8th

11

(13)

28th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

17:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Smart Boyo

9st 1lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Philip Kirby

In good form on AW early in 2022, winning over 2m at Kempton before finishing second over 1m6f and 2m here; well beaten over hurdles back from break 11 days ago but should be seen to better effect in this sphere.

6/1

10th

15

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Smart Boyo

10st 2lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Philip Kirby

Inconsistent on the Flat in the first half of the year and he's 8lb out of the handicap now back over hurdles after a break; however, he's very lightly raced in this code and, having won over 2m on Flat AW in February, today's step up in trip may be a positive; no forlorn hope.

25/1

Form: F421-7 CD

Last run: 201 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Progressive on good/good to soft ground last season and won over C&D in April; below par at Hexham later that month when last seen but may have been ready for a break and he could still have more to offer.
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11th

6

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Ribeye

11st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Peter Atkinson

Progressive on good/good to soft ground last season and won over C&D in April; below par at Hexham later that month when last seen but may have been ready for a break and he could still have more to offer.

14/1

Form: 3622-9

Last run: 26 days

W: 12st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
Down the field on reappearance over fences at Kelso last month and she has a higher hurdles mark; however, she might have needed the run and she may be superior in this discipline judged on what she showed in winter 2020-21, when she last tackled hurdles; not written off.
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12th

1

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Moonlight Glory

12st 1lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

Down the field on reappearance over fences at Kelso last month and she has a higher hurdles mark; however, she might have needed the run and she may be superior in this discipline judged on what she showed in winter 2020-21, when she last tackled hurdles; not written off.

14/1

9th

7

22nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 1f 14y

Class 5

16:35 Kelso

Moonlight Glory

11st 7lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

taken down early and mounted in chute, in touch with leaders on inner, midfield when jumped right 7th, pushed along after 8th, slow jump 9th, soon struggling (jockey said mare jumped right-handed on occasions)

5/1

Form: 0-8534

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Has raced six times at up to 2m4f and he's yet to threaten; however, he's shown some ability and has hinted he may be suited by this step up in trip; interesting contender off a lowly mark on handicap debut.
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8

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

High Yield

10st 10lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Sara Ender

Has raced six times at up to 2m4f and he's yet to threaten; however, he's shown some ability and has hinted he may be suited by this step up in trip; interesting contender off a lowly mark on handicap debut.

16/1

4th

5

12th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

16:15 Wetherby

High Yield

11st 0lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Sara Ender

towards rear, pushed along before 3 out, ridden 2 out, no extra run-in, lost third towards finish

40/1

Form: 5696-6

Last run: 194 days

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Well treated judged on her placed form in bumpers but she's been unable to replicate that form over hurdles (well beaten in both handicaps).
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10th

12

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Northern Falcon

10st 7lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Pauline Robson

Yet to transfer his promising bumper form to hurdles, including when safely held in two handicaps towards the end of last season; returns from 202-day break in need of significant improvement.

25/1

10

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Northern Falcon

10st 7lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Pauline Robson

Well treated judged on her placed form in bumpers but she's been unable to replicate that form over hurdles (well beaten in both handicaps).

25/1

Form: 66P255

Last run: 51 days

W: 10st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
One of his better runs when second over fences at Market Rasen in August but he's been well beaten in chases the next twice and remains a maiden after 23 starts; others are preferred.
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14

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Goldrapper

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Henry Hogarth

One of his better runs when second over fences at Market Rasen in August but he's been well beaten in chases the next twice and remains a maiden after 23 starts; others are preferred.

33/1

5th

6

27th Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

15:01 Southwell

Goldrapper

10st 5lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Henry Hogarth

jumped right on occasions, towards rear, blundered 10th, weakened and lost touch from 4 out

10/1

5th

6

1st Sep 2022

Good To Firm

2m 5f 28y

Class 5

14:30 Sedgefield

Goldrapper

10st 7lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Henry Hogarth

prominent, dropped to midfield 8th, niggled along 10th, ridden 12th, lost touch after 3 out, got behind approaching last

11/2

Non-runners

Northern Falcon

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Payout
Exacta £28.50
Straight Forecast £27.08
Tricast £621.52
Trifecta £513.20

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Bouncing Bobby

POSTDATA:

Fenland Tiger

D Express:

Great Raffles

Daily Mail:

Pileup

The Guardian:

Let Me Entertain U

The Star:

Fenland Tiger

Daily Mirror:

Great Raffles

RP Ratings:

Bouncing Bobby

The Times:

Bouncing Bobby

Telegraph:

Bouncing Bobby

The Sun:

Bouncing Bobby

Daily Record:

Bouncing Bobby