November 24 / 13.55 Kelso

13.55

Soft

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  • Prize money: £4520.18
  • 3m 1f 170y
  • Class 4
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/4 (Won)

  • Win: £2.75
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 5-2911

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
On the upgrade and made it 2-2 for this trainer when beating a subsequent winner at Ayr last time (3m); softer ground here but should go well from 4lb higher mark.
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5

8th Oct 2023

Good

3m 2f 39y

Class 4

16:30 Kelso

Hoganville

11st 6lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

in touch with leaders on outer, dropped to last and niggled along briefly after 7th, reminder after 10th, struggling after 12th, lost touch after 14th, tailed off when pulled up before 4 out

8/1

6th

7

26th Aug 2023

Soft

3m 1f 83y

Class 2

17:36 Cartmel

Hoganville

10st 3lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

raced in second, led narrowly 6th, headed but prominent before 7th

10/1

5th

5

3rd Aug 2023

Good

3m 2f 83y

Class 3

17:25 Stratford

Hoganville

11st 0lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

4-7 for this yard, the latest win coming at Kelso in May; fair third at Hexham the following month and softening ground will suit this thorough stayer well (all four wins on good to soft/soft); live player.

4/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 1119-9

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
In good form last winter with three consecutive hurdle wins over 2m4f and 3m; well beaten on reappearance (as he had been last year) but no surprise to see him fare better this time.
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2nd

5

16th May 2023

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 4

16:00 Newcastle

You Some Boy

11st 8lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Rebecca Menzies

4-14 over hurdles, the latest win gained at Ayr (3m, good) in March; well beaten in series final at Musselburgh a few days later and remains on career-high mark but still enters calculations.

8/1

11th

8

24th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

15:00 Musselburgh

You Some Boy

11st 3lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Rebecca Menzies

Three most recent wins have come over 3m on soft and good, most recently returning to form at Ayr two weeks ago when he had to fend off persistent challengers; back up 4lb but respected for in-form yard.

7/1

1st

2

10th Mar 2023

Good

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

13:30 Ayr

You Some Boy

12st 0lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Rebecca Menzies

Won three times over hurdles last season (2m4f-3m) and posted career-best effort when close/clear second at Kelso (3m2f, soft) in November; flopped when tried in cheekpieces (now removed) last time and may need some rain.

8/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 2221-0

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Best effort over hurdles came on final start of last season (won over 3m at Ayr) and he wasn't disgraced over this C&D on reappearance; another to consider in a fairly open event.
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5th

16

19th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 3

14:20 Ayr

Shoeshine Boy

10st 10lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Donald Whillans

midfield on outer

20/1

5th

16

19th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 3

14:20 Ayr

Shoeshine Boy

10st 10lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Donald Whillans

midfield on outer

20/1

5th

13

30th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 58y

Class 2

14:40 Haydock

Shoeshine Boy

10st 3lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Donald Whillans

Has reacted well to a tongue-strap with soft-ground wins at Ayr (3m) and Kelso (3m2f) in recent weeks; 3lb higher in a stronger race now but hard to rule out in his current mood.

6/1

Form: 33P-F7

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Not disgraced on hurdle debut in January but hasn't matched that effort since; up to this trip for the first time but isn't a guaranteed stayer on pedigree.
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3rd

10

7th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 7f 149y

Class 3

13:58 Newcastle

Tough Out

10st 10lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Jackie Stephen

prominent on outer, joined leader 8th

16/1

4th

6

24th Nov 2022

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 4

13:55 Kelso

Tough Out

11st 6lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Jackie Stephen

midfield

16/1

7th

1

28th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 56y

Class 4

13:10 Wetherby

Tough Out

12st 0lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Jackie Stephen

midfield on outer, reminder after 4th, pushed along 5 out, ridden after 3 out, weakened from 2 out

16/1

Form: 131-46 C

Last run: 179 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
3-10 over hurdles at this venue (also ran in bumper here) but below best on fast ground when last seen in May; all wins within a month of a previous run so might be one to watch this time.
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1st

6

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 217y

15:55 Clonmel

Lissen To The Lady

11st 4lb

J: Miss J Walton

T: Miss M Harding

raced wide, soon prominent, went second before 5th, led before 7th, headed and pressed leader after 8th

8/1

5th

11

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Limerick

Lissen To The Lady

10st 8lb

J: Miss J Walton

T: Miss M Harding

towards rear, headway on inner after 2 out (usual 3 out), weakened approaching last

25/1

Form: 1642P- D

Last run: 216 days

W: 11st 9lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict
All wins have been over fences but no problems with ground/trip and ran well on most recent outing over hurdles in March; off since April but has gone well fresh and yard remains among the winners; one to consider.
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5

11th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 5f 214y

Class 3

14:30 Catterick

Glittering Love

11st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Kept on for fair fourth behind Court At Slip at Newcastle (2m7f, heavy) last month and could build on that run now back up in trip, having gone close over 4m at Hexham last March; capable of having a say.

10/1

4th

4

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 91y

Class 4

12:30 Newcastle

Glittering Love

11st 11lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Nicky Richards

11yo who was well beaten on his comeback at Carlisle last month but he left last season's reappearance behind to go very close at Kelso (3m2f, heavy) next time, and he's on a competitive mark; blinkers are replaced by cheekpieces (ran well in them earlier in career); not discounted.

10/1

Form: 945-7

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Only moderate so far but isn't fully exposed and should be better for recent reappearance run (handicap debut); plenty of stamina in pedigree and no surprise should he improve a fair bit now up in trip.
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4

5th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 7f 138y

Class 5

12:10 Musselburgh

Fortcanyon

11st 8lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Sandy Forster

Won off this mark over hurdles at Perth (3m, good to soft) last April; the first-time cheekpieces may help him jump better but that's very much necessary following sizeable defeats this season on his first two chase runs.

12/1

7th

7

23rd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 91y

Class 4

13:05 Newcastle

Fortcanyon

10st 6lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Sandy Forster

didn't jump with fluency, in rear throughout

14/1

Form: 168-34

Last run: 137 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Won over trip just shy of 3m at Newcastle (good) in February but form has been uneven since and he last ran in July; has since had wind op but may be ideally suited by better ground.
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7

31st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

Class 5

13:25 Newcastle

Tartan Cookie

11st 8lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Ewan Whillans

Course winner over slightly further last season and stuck to his task very well when third at Catterick (3m1f, soft) this month but may find some of the unexposed ones better handicapped.

10/1

3rd

2

1st Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 5

13:15 Catterick

Tartan Cookie

11st 7lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Ewan Whillans

in touch with leaders

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 34-32P C

Last run: 42 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Only one win from 16 rules starts but that win came at this venue (1-3 here) and should be better for reappearance run; return to this trip should suit and not without a chance
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4

25th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

15:20 Hexham

Deluxe Range

11st 9lb

J: Lewis Dobb

T: Sandy Thomson

prominent, pushed along after 3 out, ridden after 2 out, soon weakened, pulled up before last

3/1

7th

2

16th May 2023

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 4

16:00 Newcastle

Deluxe Range

11st 13lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

Ended last season with two fairly good efforts, more recently when third at Kelso (2m6f, good), but is seemingly on the downgrade now and some of the others have more appealing profiles.

7/1

3rd

2

17th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

14:15 Kelso

Deluxe Range

11st 13lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

His best form has come over 2m4f+ so it was an encouraging return from wind surgery when not far away over 2m at Hexham (heavy); these conditions won't faze him and he's considered.

9/1

Form: 4722P-

Last run: 260 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 112

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8th

12

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 4

13:50 Kelso

Firth Of Forth

10st 9lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

He's well handicapped on hurdle form as recent as last May. when second over 2m6f here, but he failed to shine on his last two runs in that sphere and was down the field on his chase debut at Newcastle three weeks ago.

20/1

6th

6

23rd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 91y

Class 4

13:05 Newcastle

Firth Of Forth

10st 8lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

held up in rear

12/1

3rd

4

29th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

14:45 Kelso

Firth Of Forth

11st 8lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

in touch with leaders, hung right and went third before 2 out, weakened before last

8/1

Form: /632F-

Last run: 268 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Bumper/hurdle winner who has no problems with this trip on soft ground; has only had one run so far this year (March) but goes well fresh and now gets cheekpieces; couldn't rule out.
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2

6th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:30 Hexham

Lady Bowes

11st 8lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: James Moffatt

towards rear

25/1

7

16th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

16:30 Hexham

Lady Bowes

11st 9lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: James Moffatt

Likely ground wasn't soft enough at Ayr the last twice; 2m4f win and place form here in 2020-21 reads well in today's context, and mark has never been lower; not without a hope.

14/1

6th

1

27th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:25 Ayr

Lady Bowes

12st 2lb

J: William Shanahan

T: James Moffatt

Pulled up on two of her three appearances this season, latterly over C&D (good to soft) a fortnight ago; ran well in defeat at Catterick (3m1f, heavy) in between but is not an easy one to predict and may find today's ground too lively.

7/1

Form: 5-24P0 CD

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
C&D winner but has only scored once since win here just over two years ago and soundly beaten on last three starts; first-time cheekpieces added but plenty to prove at present.
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11th

16

21st Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 3

16:45 Ayr

Jessiemac

10st 2lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Ian Duncan

raced in last

33/1

8th

4

10th Mar 2023

Good

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

13:30 Ayr

Jessiemac

11st 10lb

J: Alexander Thorne

T: Ian Duncan

Five-time hurdle winner (once over C&D); not quite as good as she once was but returned to form with good second over C&D (soft) last month and also ran well when fifth here (good to soft) 11 days ago; in the mix.

10/1

5th

3

27th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:25 Ayr

Jessiemac

11st 10lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Ian Duncan

Five-time hurdle winner (once over C&D); not quite as good as she once was but returned to form with good second over C&D (soft) this month and will also be suited by today's faster ground; major player.

7/2

Non-runners

Firth Of Forth, Lady Bowes

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Payout
Exacta £16.50
Straight Forecast £14.64
Tricast £53.45
Trifecta £78.30

Selections

RP Ratings:

Hoganville

TOPSPEED:

Lady Bowes

The Times:

Lissen To The Lady

SPOTLIGHT:

Fortcanyon

POSTDATA:

Hoganville

Telegraph:

Hoganville

The Guardian:

Hoganville

D Express:

Hoganville

Daily Mirror:

Hoganville

The Star:

Hoganville

Daily Record:

Hoganville

The Sun:

Lady Bowes

Daily Mail:

Lissen To The Lady