November 17 / 12.25 Wincanton

12.25 Wincanton

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Somerset ‘Hands And Heels’ Novices’ Handicap Hurdle (Conditional & Amateur Jockeys’) (Part Of REI)

  • Prize money: £3430.98
  • 1m 7f 50y
  • Class 5
  • 8 runners
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Somerset ‘Hands And Heels’ Novices’ Handicap Hurdle (Conditional & Amateur Jockeys’) (Part Of REI)

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

OUR TIP

8/11 (Won)

  • Win: £2.10
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 3F-412 D BF

Last run: 9 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
In good form this season, winning at Plumpton last month and clear of the rest when second at Hereford nine days ago; due to go up 2lb in future; won't mind the recent rain and live claims again.
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7th

3

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Cornicello

11st 13lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Jamie Snowden

Dual hurdle winner this autumn, more recently when pushed out to score quite comfortably in conditional jockeys' race at Wincanton (1m7f, good) last week; has stamina to prove over new trip here but escapes a penalty (albeit a 2lb rise for an earlier run has now taken effect); commands respect.

7/4

4

23rd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

13:20 Hereford

Cornicello

11st 13lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Jamie Snowden

Dual hurdle winner this autumn, more recently when pushed out to score quite comfortably in conditional jockeys' race at Wincanton (1m7f, good) on Thursday; has stamina to prove over new trip here but runs without a penalty (albeit a 2lb rise for an earlier run has now taken effect) and should be fine on the slower ground; commands respect.

6/4

1st

1

17th Nov 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

12:25 Wincanton

Cornicello

12st 0lb

J: Will Featherstone

T: Jamie Snowden

In good form this season, winning at Plumpton last month and clear of the rest when second at Hereford nine days ago; due to go up 2lb in future; won't mind the recent rain and live claims again.

8/11

12/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: -1066P

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Won a Stratford seller off 4lb higher in September; hasn't really threatened to repeat the feat and was pulled up on latest start.
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2nd

7

17th Nov 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

12:25 Wincanton

Baliyad

10st 6lb

J: Mr Frederick Philipson-Stow

T: Matt Sheppard

Won a Stratford seller off 4lb higher in September; hasn't really threatened to repeat the feat and was pulled up on latest start.

12/1

9

27th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

17:00 Stratford

Baliyad

11st 1lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Matt Sheppard

prominent, mistake and lost position 6th, weakened before 3 out, behind when pulled up before last (jockey said gelding hung left-handed)

25/1

6th

7

18th Oct 2022

Good To Firm

2m 2f 111y

Class 5

13:45 Exeter

Baliyad

11st 0lb

J: Mr Frederick Philipson-Stow

T: Matt Sheppard

prominent in chasing group, not fluent 3rd, briefly led 4th, not fluent 3 out, soon ridden and weakened

16/1

15/2

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 5-38

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Maiden; yet to threaten in three starts over hurdles and tailed off in the latest of them; previous third is better than it looks at first glance and he has potential now handicapping.
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3rd

5

17th Nov 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

12:25 Wincanton

Escobedo

10st 12lb

J: Jamie Brace

T: Milton Harris

Maiden; yet to threaten in three starts over hurdles and tailed off in the latest of them; previous third is better than it looks at first glance and he has potential now handicapping.

15/2

8th

9

31st Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

16:10 Hereford

Escobedo

10st 13lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Milton Harris

midfield, towards rear after 3 out, shaken up after 4th

40/1

3rd

7

11th Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

14:02 Huntingdon

Escobedo

10st 13lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Milton Harris

in rear, not fluent 1st, awkward jump 2nd, ridden after 4 out, went modest fourth after 3 out, left in third last

33/1

Form: 271-26

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Improved in the spring, including a Newton Abbot win off 9lb lower; well beaten on last month's return but can figure if benefiting from that.
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5th

5

27th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 113y

Class 5

13:10 Leicester

Mind Hunter

11st 6lb

J: Jack Martin

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Opened his account with a 6l success at Newton Abbot in April; creditable fourth at Wincanton (1m7f, good) most recently; now 2lb lower and Jack Martin claims the full 7lb; enters calculations.

9/2

4th

2

17th Nov 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

12:25 Wincanton

Mind Hunter

11st 5lb

J: Jack Martin

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Improved in the spring, including a Newton Abbot win off 9lb lower; well beaten on last month's return but can figure if benefiting from that.

7/1

6th

8

23rd Oct 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

16:40 Ffos Las

Mind Hunter

11st 3lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Bernard Llewellyn

in touch with leaders, pushed along and in rear when not fluent 3 out, soon struggling

5/1

Form: 0/767/

Last run: 707 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Hasn't been seen over hurdles since the end of 2020; very busy on the Flat since but winless since June of that year and not as good as he was; others have better credentials.
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7

24th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

15:50 Taunton

Uther Pendragon

11st 7lb

J: William Kennedy

T: J S Moore

5th

3

17th Nov 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

12:25 Wincanton

Uther Pendragon

11st 4lb

J: Mr Lewis Saunders

T: J S Moore

Hasn't been seen over hurdles since the end of 2020; very busy on the Flat since but winless since June of that year and not as good as he was; others have better credentials.

20/1

6th

4

(9)

27th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Uther Pendragon

9st 6lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: J S Moore

soon soon led at steady pace, ridden and headed under 2f out, lost position and beaten 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

12/1

Form: 43-876

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
French Flat winner; best effort over hurdles when third in a Plumpton maiden event in April; well beaten in three handicaps since but might yet do better and market support would make him of interest.
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6th

4

17th Nov 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

12:25 Wincanton

Mamluk

10st 12lb

J: Ellis Collier

T: Christian Williams

French Flat winner; best effort over hurdles when third in a Plumpton maiden event in April; well beaten in three handicaps since but might yet do better and market support would make him of interest.

9/1

6th

8

26th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

13:25 Chepstow

Mamluk

10st 2lb

J: Mr Daniel Ellis

T: Christian Williams

towards rear, pushed along when not fluent 3 out, soon weakened

12/1

Form: 4-65

Last run: 179 days

W: 10st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Didn't fare badly when fourth on hurdling debut (behind Mamluk) at Plumpton in April but twice well beaten the following month; more to prove than some on handicap debut after a break.
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6

17th Nov 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

12:25 Wincanton

Cityzen Serg

10st 10lb

J: Mr Murray Dodd

T: Max Young

Didn't fare badly when fourth on hurdling debut (behind Mamluk) at Plumpton in April but twice well beaten the following month; more to prove than some on handicap debut after a break.

10/1

Form: 66P/5-

Last run: 542 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Tailed off on the Flat when last seen in the spring and previous hurdling efforts, up to May 2021, were modest; no win since 2019.
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8

17th Nov 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

12:25 Wincanton

Debbonair

10st 2lb

J: Jack Wildman

T: Barry Brennan

Tailed off on the Flat when last seen in the spring and previous hurdling efforts, up to May 2021, were modest; no win since 2019.

33/1

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £15.90
Straight Forecast £15.41
Tricast £46.18
Trifecta £59.50

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Cornicello

RP Ratings:

Cornicello

POSTDATA:

Cornicello

LAMBOURN:

Cornicello

The Times:

Cornicello

Telegraph:

Cornicello

The Guardian:

Cornicello

Daily Mail:

Cornicello

D Express:

Cornicello

Daily Mirror:

Cornicello

The Sun:

Cornicello

The Star:

Cornicello

Daily Record:

Cornicello