November 24 / 13.20 Kelso

13.20 Kelso

Soft

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  • Prize money: £3430.98
  • 2m 4f 189y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.10
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 4-9548

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Inconsistent sort who has only won two of 41 rules starts; patchy form since last win in March and only of interest if there's significant market support.
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1st

7

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:20 Kelso

Coral Blue

11st 0lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Daragh Bourke

Inconsistent sort who has only won two of 41 rules starts; patchy form since last win in March and only of interest if there's significant market support.

11/1

8th

11

16th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

12:23 Hexham

Coral Blue

11st 2lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Daragh Bourke

Has a poor 2-40 strike-rate but he won at Catterick (2m3f, soft) in March and his recent fourth of 13 at Kelso (2m5f, good to soft) was a step back in the right direction; he's a contender if building on that.

10/1

4th

12

5th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

16:24 Kelso

Coral Blue

10st 11lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Daragh Bourke

held up in last

12/1

5/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 3969/2

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Best effort after lengthy absence when chasing home a subsequent dual winner at Carlisle (2m4f, heavy) on handicap debut last month; claims if this doesn't come too quickly.
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2nd

9

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:20 Kelso

Rockmann

10st 8lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Best effort after lengthy absence when chasing home a subsequent dual winner at Carlisle (2m4f, heavy) on handicap debut last month; claims if this doesn't come too quickly.

5/2

2nd

11

20th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 8y

Class 5

15:55 Carlisle

Rockmann

10st 2lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

towards rear, headway 2 out, ridden approaching last, ran on and went second run-in, no match for winner

20/1

12/1

  • Place: £4.50

Form: 4160-8

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Dual point winner but only one success from 14 rules starts; below best on last three starts (including at this course on reappearance) and best watched returned to hurdles.
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3rd

4

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:20 Kelso

Duty Calls

11st 11lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Sandy Forster

mounted in chute and taken down early

12/1

8th

5

22nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 1f 14y

Class 5

16:35 Kelso

Duty Calls

11st 8lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Sandy Forster

taken down early and mounted in chute, slowly into stride, in rear, headway on outer 8th, pushed along 9th, not fluent 3 out, soon beaten

12/1

Form: 0F6976

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
0-17 under rules and, although she's back in distance, she hasn't really shown enough this season to suggest she's the one to be on.
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4th

11

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:20 Kelso

Halcyon Dreams

10st 2lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Katie Scott

0-17 under rules and, although she's back in distance, she hasn't really shown enough this season to suggest she's the one to be on.

33/1

6th

9

24th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

15:50 Ayr

Halcyon Dreams

10st 4lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Katie Scott

towards rear, pushed along and headway before 3 out, weakened 2 out

33/1

7th

12

30th Sep 2022

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

15:00 Hexham

Halcyon Dreams

10st 5lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Katie Scott

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, ridden after 2 out, soon weakened

33/1

Form: /27437

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Showed ability in bumpers but limitations exposed so far over hurdles; should be suited by this step up in trip but he'll have to raise his game to win from this mark on handicap debut.
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5th

2

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:20 Kelso

Timetotalk

11st 12lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Chris McSharry

Showed ability in bumpers but limitations exposed so far over hurdles; should be suited by this step up in trip but he'll have to raise his game to win from this mark on handicap debut.

8/1

7th

7

28th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:35 Wetherby

Timetotalk

11st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Chris McSharry

in rear, some headway into midfield before 3 out, pushed along briefly after 2 out, made no impression

25/1

3rd

7

12th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

16:15 Wetherby

Timetotalk

11st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Chris McSharry

took keen hold, raced in last, soon detached, not fluent 1st, not fluent 3rd, pushed along before 3 out, ridden 2 out, went modest third towards finish, no match for first two

40/1

Form: 23034-

Last run: 226 days

W: 10st 8lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Point winner who is 0-10 under rules; has shown ability over hurdles and down to a career-low mark but the drop back to this trip isn't guaranteed to be in favour on reappearance.
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6th

8

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:20 Kelso

Askgarmor

10st 8lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Tristan Davidson

Point winner who is 0-10 under rules; has shown ability over hurdles and down to a career-low mark but the drop back to this trip isn't guaranteed to be in favour on reappearance.

8/1

Form: 7P-7

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
Achieved little in three outings over hurdles; the step into handicaps and step back up in trip should suit but he'll have to improve a fair bit if he's to win this.
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7th

10

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:20 Kelso

Bebside Banter

10st 7lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Chris Grant

Achieved little in three outings over hurdles; the step into handicaps and step back up in trip should suit but he'll have to improve a fair bit if he's to win this.

20/1

Form: P2P-9S

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Yet to win a race and slipped up on home turn over C&D last time (too far out to say with certainty where he might have finished); tongue-tie on and probably best watched.
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8th

6

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:20 Kelso

Azof Des Mottes

11st 6lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

Yet to win a race and slipped up on home turn over C&D last time (too far out to say with certainty where he might have finished); tongue-tie on and probably best watched.

7/1

8

5th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

16:24 Kelso

Azof Des Mottes

11st 2lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

in rear on outer

8/1

9th

8

13th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 1f 33y

Class 5

15:20 Carlisle

Azof Des Mottes

11st 4lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

prominent, ridden 3 out, weakened 2 out (jockey said gelding ran too freely)

13/2

Form: 09P8-8

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Little sign of ability and hard to fancy from so far out of the weights; blinkers now fitted.
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9th

12

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:20 Kelso

Nordic Express

10st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Ian Duncan

Little sign of ability and hard to fancy from so far out of the weights; blinkers now fitted.

66/1

8th

10

9th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 5

16:25 Ayr

Nordic Express

10st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Ian Duncan

Moderate maiden; hard to fancy from 23lb out of the handicap.

100/1

16

24th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 5

14:10 Ayr

Nordic Express

10st 2lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Ian Duncan

Poor form and facing a stiff task from 13lb out of the handicap

66/1

OUR TIP

Form: 3763-P

Last run: 26 days

W: 12st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Chase and multiple hurdle winner who is back in this discipline after pulling up over fences on reappearance last month; however, he's well handicapped at best and is an interesting runner.
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10th

1

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:20 Kelso

Kalaharry

12st 2lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Ewan Whillans

Chase and multiple hurdle winner who is back in this discipline after pulling up over fences on reappearance last month; however, he's well handicapped at best and is an interesting runner.

7/1

6

29th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

13:58 Ayr

Kalaharry

11st 9lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Ewan Whillans

pushed along briefly soon after start, raced in last, pushed along and struggling after 11th, lost touch home turn, tailed off when pulled up after 3 out

10/1

Form: 6/5578

Last run: 153 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Point winner; has shown ability under rules but form so far has been patchy and, although he's had his wind tweaked since his last run in June, he has enough to prove on first handicap run over hurdles.
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3

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:20 Kelso

Passnotalegend

11st 11lb

J: William Shanahan

T: Simon Waugh

Point winner; has shown ability under rules but form so far has been patchy and, although he's had his wind tweaked since his last run in June, he has enough to prove on first handicap run over hurdles.

25/1

Form: 323652 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 7lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Only one jumps win since heavy-ground debut bumper success in 2016; creditable effort over this C&D last time and should give another good account returned to a soft surface.
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5

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

13:20 Kelso

Bestiarius

11st 7lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

Only one jumps win since heavy-ground debut bumper success in 2016; creditable effort over this C&D last time and should give another good account returned to a soft surface.

4/1

2nd

9

5th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

16:24 Kelso

Bestiarius

11st 1lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Gillian Boanas

prominent

25/1

5th

2

24th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 5

14:10 Ayr

Bestiarius

12st 0lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

midfield, ridden 2 out, made no impression

10/1

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Payout
Exacta £29.40
Straight Forecast £22.72
Tricast £228.62
Trifecta £281.80

Selections

POSTDATA:

Rockmann

The Guardian:

Bestiarius

RP Ratings:

Azof Des Mottes

Telegraph:

Duty Calls

SPOTLIGHT:

Kalaharry

THE NORTH:

Rockmann

The Times:

Rockmann

D Express:

Rockmann

Daily Mirror:

Rockmann

The Sun:

Rockmann

The Star:

Rockmann

Daily Record:

Rockmann

Daily Mail:

Bestiarius