November 24 / 13.10 Taunton

13.10 Taunton

Good

Join Racing TV Now “National Hunt” Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race) (Div II)

  • Prize money: £4901.4
  • 2m 0f 104y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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Join Racing TV Now “National Hunt” Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race) (Div II)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

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7/4 (Won)

  • Win: £2.50
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 22U1 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Runner-up in an Irish point and filled the same position in two bumpers at Worcester in the summer; won a 2m Chepstow maiden (2m, good to soft) three weeks ago on his completed start over hurdles; likely to play a prominent role.
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1st

1

24th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:10 Taunton

American Sniper

11st 7lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: David Pipe

Runner-up in an Irish point and filled the same position in two bumpers at Worcester in the summer; won a 2m Chepstow maiden (2m, good to soft) three weeks ago on his completed start over hurdles; likely to play a prominent role.

7/4

1

23rd Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:40 Wetherby

American Sniper

11st 7lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: David Pipe

1st

1

2nd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

14:22 Chepstow

American Sniper

11st 4lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: David Pipe

Runner-up in an Irish point (soft ground) and filled the same position in two bumpers at Worcester (good; made running) in the summer; unseated his rider at the first on hurdling debut at Newton Abbot (13-2) 18 days ago; should have a future over hurdles and has to be respected.

12/1

4/5

  • Place: £1.10

Form: /5F31- D

Last run: 283 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 122

Form & Verdict
Bumper winner who was runner-up in maiden/novice hurdles over 2m in early-2021; took his form up another notch over fences last season culminating with a 2m3f Catterick novice handicap success on soft; leading form claims back hurdling on reappearance.
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2nd

4

24th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:10 Taunton

Can You Call

11st 0lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

Bumper winner who was runner-up in maiden/novice hurdles over 2m in early-2021; took his form up another notch over fences last season culminating with a 2m3f Catterick novice handicap success on soft; leading form claims back hurdling on reappearance.

4/5

16/1

  • Place: £3.90

Form: 665-00

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Failed to progress in three bumpers last term and has suffered two heavy defeats over hurdles on his return to action; no surprise to see him do better at some point but he's tough to make a good case for here.
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3rd

6

24th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:10 Taunton

Fame And Fun

11st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

Failed to progress in three bumpers last term and has suffered two heavy defeats over hurdles on his return to action; no surprise to see him do better at some point but he's tough to make a good case for here.

16/1

12th

8

16th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

13:15 Warwick

Fame And Fun

11st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

Failed to progress in three bumpers last term and suffered a heavy defeat in 2m3f maiden hurdle at Hereford on reappearance; looks one of the lesser lights at Ditcheat and has something to prove.

25/1

10th

2

31st Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:55 Hereford

Fame And Fun

11st 4lb

J: Bryony Frost

T: Paul Nicholls

took keen hold, prominent, not fluent 1st, pressed leader from 3rd, led before 5th

10/1

Form: 8

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
In good hands but tailed off in a Bangor bumper last month; tongue-tie is quickly reached for now switching to hurdles.
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4th

5

24th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:10 Taunton

Dark Duomo

11st 0lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Philip Hobbs

In good hands but tailed off in a Bangor bumper last month; tongue-tie is quickly reached for now switching to hurdles.

33/1

8th

3

25th Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

17:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Dark Duomo

11st 1lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Philip Hobbs

always towards rear, ridden 7f out, lost touch and eased from 2f out, tailed off

16/1

Form: 24-7

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Reached the frame in a couple of bumpers (good to soft/soft) in the spring; never threatened from midfield on his Stratford hurdle but it's possible he'll strip fitter for the run; hooded first time; place claims.
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5th

8

24th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:10 Taunton

I Shut That D’Or

11st 0lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

Reached the frame in a couple of bumpers (good to soft/soft) in the spring; never threatened from midfield on his Stratford hurdle but it's possible he'll strip fitter for the run; hooded first time; place claims.

11/1

7th

13

27th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 70y

Class 3

15:50 Stratford

I Shut That D’Or

10st 13lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

midfield, mistake 2nd, headway 4th, hampered by loose horse after 5th, ridden after 2 out, weakened home turn

8/1

Form: 8

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
From a stable enjoying a good season but he didn't offer any immediate encouragement when a remote eighth in 2m3f Hereford maiden hurdle on his debut 24 days ago.
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6th

2

24th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:10 Taunton

A Definite Getaway

11st 0lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Ben Pauling

From a stable enjoying a good season but he didn't offer any immediate encouragement when a remote eighth in 2m3f Hereford maiden hurdle on his debut 24 days ago.

25/1

8th

11

31st Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:55 Hereford

A Definite Getaway

11st 2lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

midfield, not fluent 6th

16/1

8

12th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

16:15 Wetherby

A Definite Getaway

10st 12lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

35,000euros yearling; by Getaway; dam unraced half-sister to bumper/very useful 2m-2m4f hurdle winner Shewearsitwell and useful 2m-2m3f hurdle/chase winner Wenyerreadyfreddie; stable having a fine season and this newcomer must be monitored in the market.

5/2

Form: 4-8

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Half-brother to three winners; showed a bit when fourth in a bumper at Uttoxeter last October but never involved switched to hurdles at Warwick a year later; early days but he needs to have come on a lot for that run.
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7th

9

24th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:10 Taunton

Tedwin Hills

11st 0lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Half-brother to three winners; showed a bit when fourth in a bumper at Uttoxeter last October but never involved switched to hurdles at Warwick a year later; early days but he needs to have come on a lot for that run.

20/1

8th

10

1st Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

Class 4

14:30 Warwick

Tedwin Hills

11st 0lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

towards rear, not fluent 1st

16/1

Form: U-

Last run: 248 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
0-4 in Irish points, although he was set to be placed before last-fence fall on final start; 66-1, badly hampered and unseated first on Wincanton hurdle debut in March.
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8th

7

24th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:10 Taunton

Instant Gambler

11st 0lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Alexandra Dunn

0-4 in Irish points, although he was set to be placed before last-fence fall on final start; 66-1, badly hampered and unseated first on Wincanton hurdle debut in March.

66/1

Form: 8P-

Last run: 240 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
No show in two novice hurdles last term; has had wind surgery; stable's very good strike-rate this season provides hope for better but would need to see market support to consider.
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9th

3

24th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:10 Taunton

Call Me Tlalok

11st 0lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Keiran Burke

No show in two novice hurdles last term; has had wind surgery; stable's very good strike-rate this season provides hope for better but would need to see market support to consider.

66/1

Form: 80

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Point winner; with a leading stable but well beaten in two novice hurdles; probably more one for handicaps.
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10

24th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:10 Taunton

Yeomen Warder

11st 0lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Point winner; with a leading stable but well beaten in two novice hurdles; probably more one for handicaps.

33/1

13th

15

16th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

13:15 Warwick

Yeomen Warder

11st 0lb

J: David England

T: Dan Skelton

Point winner; tailed off by halfway in Bangor novice hurdle on rules debut, having been friendless in the betting; Harry Skelton prefers William Of York; best watched.

50/1

7

12th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

13:02 Uttoxeter

Yeomen Warder

11st 0lb

J: David England

T: Dan Skelton

Form: 7756-U

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
No better than modest in bumpers for Laura Hurley and sent off at 100-1 when unseating at the first on her hurdle debut/reappearance for a new stable ten days ago
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11

24th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:10 Taunton

Lady Amy

10st 7lb

J: David Noonan

T: Ella Pickard

No better than modest in bumpers for Laura Hurley and sent off at 100-1 when unseating at the first on her hurdle debut/reappearance for a new stable ten days ago

100/1

8

14th Nov 2022

Good

2m 2f 111y

Class 4

15:30 Exeter

Lady Amy

11st 0lb

J: James Best

T: Ella Pickard

No worthwhile form in four bumpers for Laura Hurley; no appeal for now.

100/1

Non-runners

Yeomen Warder

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £3.70
Straight Forecast £3.77
Trifecta £22.50

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American Sniper

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