November 25 / 14.20 Doncaster

14.20

Good

Kelly’s Ice Cream Junior ‘National Hunt’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4901.4
  • 2m 0f 128y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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Kelly’s Ice Cream Junior ‘National Hunt’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £23.00
  • Place: £3.40

Form: 5

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
£25,000 yearling; 4-1 when well-beaten fifth of six in a similar race at Wetherby on debut (2m, good); improvement likely.
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2

13th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

13:40 Taunton

Solomoon

11st 7lb

J: Bridget Andrews

T: Dan Skelton

Behind Georgi Girl last time at Ffos Las but perhaps soft ground didn't suit him as he won comfortably the time before on good at Doncaster; that effort makes him a player.

16/1

6th

1

31st Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

13:40 Ffos Las

Solomoon

11st 7lb

J: Bridget Andrews

T: Dan Skelton

Would have finished behind Chandlers Bay at Wetherby had that one not departed late on but he looked a different horse when winning comfortably at Doncaster (2m, good); penalised accordingly but should go well.

4/1

1st

8

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

14:20 Doncaster

Solomoon

11st 0lb

J: David England

T: Dan Skelton

£25,000 yearling; 4-1 when well-beaten fifth of six in a similar race at Wetherby on debut (2m, good); improvement likely.

11/2

7/2

  • Place: £1.30

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
58,000euros 2yo; fifth foal of a French 2m1f-2m7f hurdle/chase winner who is from the family of Allaho; interesting newcomer who could go well.
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6

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 4f 216y

Class 4

15:43 Newton Abbot

The Likely Lad

11st 9lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

midfield, dropped to rear before 5th, hit 9th

11/1

6

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 4f 216y

Class 4

15:43 Newton Abbot

The Likely Lad

11st 9lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

midfield, dropped to rear before 5th, hit 9th

11/1

5th

5

21st Apr 2024

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

14:32 Wincanton

The Likely Lad

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Tom George

Promising second at Doncaster (2m, good) on debut; has regressed in French races on testing ground since; return to forecast faster surface may prompt a turnaround.

8/1

9/4

  • Place: £1.50

Form: F BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
£43,000 yearling; 4-6 for similar race at Bangor on debut (2m, soft) and was disputing second (in front of Ghyll Manor) when falling at the third last; clearly well regarded and could be worth another chance.
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5

20th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Our Follet

11st 7lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Richard Hobson

Won a junior hurdle last season but chasing didn't go to plan in December (two attempts) and he was well beaten when switched back to hurdling last month; cheekpieces added today; needs to get career back on track.

20/1

5

20th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Our Follet

11st 7lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Richard Hobson

Won a junior hurdle last season but chasing didn't go to plan in December (two attempts) and he was well beaten when switched back to hurdling last month; cheekpieces added today; needs to get career back on track.

20/1

6th

11

2nd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

16:50 Doncaster

Our Follet

11st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Richard Hobson

Won a junior hurdle in early 2023 and remains lightly raced but began chasing career with two very disappointing runs in December and it's hard to know what to expect from him on this handicap hurdle debut.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Bought for 20,000euros earlier this year; first foal of a winning pointer; wears a hood on debut and likely to improve for the experience.
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3rd

1

2nd Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 1y

Class 5

16:45 Fakenham

Nickelforce

12st 0lb

J: Miss Gina Andrews

T: Ben Case

Consistent 5yo who opened account at Plumpton (2m4f, soft) in January and made the frame on final two starts last season (2m7f/3m, good); drops back in trip today and will probably be in the shake-up again.

3/1

4th

4

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:50 Southwell

Nickelforce

11st 10lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Consistent 5yo who asserted on run-in to open account at Plumpton (2m4f, soft) in January, his seventh start over hurdles; placed off today's mark at Ascot (2m7f, good) last month and ought to be on the premises again.

6/1

4th

4

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:50 Southwell

Nickelforce

11st 10lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Consistent 5yo who asserted on run-in to open account at Plumpton (2m4f, soft) in January, his seventh start over hurdles; placed off today's mark at Ascot (2m7f, good) last month and ought to be on the premises again.

6/1

Form: 4

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Not disgraced when 12l last of four finishers in a similar race at Ffos Las on debut (2m, good; 8-1); third in that race was well beaten since, but the one that ran out at the last won next time; a possible.
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2nd

8

12th Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

16:05 Worcester

Karavomylos

10st 10lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Has won two of his last three and seemed to idle in the closing stages over C&D three weeks ago (second has won since); 4lb rise should be very manageable and, only a 4yo, there's scope for further progress.

11/4

1st

9

22nd Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

20:00 Worcester

Karavomylos

10st 9lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Improved form since switched to handicaps this season, including when rallying to prevail by a neck at Uttoxeter (2m7f, good; first-time tongue-tie, kept since) in June; fair third when 11-10 over C&D six weeks ago, which he needs to improve on in today's first-time headgear.

5/1

3rd

4

10th Jul 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

16:50 Worcester

Karavomylos

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Improved form since switched to handicaps this season, most recently when rallying gamely to prevail by a neck at Uttoxeter (2m7f, good; first-time tongue-tie) 23 days ago; drew clear with the runner-up there and is only 3lb higher here; won't mind if there's rain about; likely contender.

11/8

Form: 4

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beaten over 44 lengths when last at 16-1 in a four-runner juvenile hurdle at Newton Abbot last month (2m1f, good; second won next time); more needed.
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10th

8

30th Dec 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

12:45 Taunton

Ice N Slice

11st 0lb

J: James Best

T: Kayley Woollacott

Has finished tailed off on good ground at Newton Abbot and Doncaster; no appeal for now.

100/1

6th

4

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

14:20 Doncaster

Ice N Slice

11st 0lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Kayley Woollacott

Beaten over 44 lengths when last at 16-1 in a four-runner juvenile hurdle at Newton Abbot last month (2m1f, good; second won next time); more needed.

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Sixth foal; half-sister to a bumper winner out of a mare who was placed in a bumper; wears a hood on debut and likely to improve for the run.
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No Results Found

Form: P

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well-related; pulled up when an 11-2 shot for a maiden hurdle at Southwell on debut (2m, good) and now tried in cheekpieces.
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3rd

2

4th Dec 2022

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

12:15 Huntingdon

Chief Hopper

11st 0lb

J: Patrick Cowley

T: L J Morgan

Struggled from fairly early stage on last month's debut at Southwell and was tailed off when fitted with cheekpieces (retained) at Doncaster nine days ago.

33/1

8th

2

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

14:20 Doncaster

Chief Hopper

11st 0lb

J: Patrick Cowley

T: L J Morgan

Well-related; pulled up when an 11-2 shot for a maiden hurdle at Southwell on debut (2m, good) and now tried in cheekpieces.

12/1

2

11th Nov 2022

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

13:55 Southwell

Chief Hopper

11st 2lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: L J Morgan

Dam French 1m3f winner, half-sister to smart 1m7f-2m3f hurdle/chase winner Master Dino and 2m1f hurdle/chase winner Master Tin; makes racecourse debut; heed the market signals.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Fifth foal of an unraced mare who is a half-sister to three jumps winners; stable going well; worth a market check.
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0

18

24th Oct 2023

Good

2m 2f 111y

Class 5

14:00 Exeter

Cawthorne Cracker

10st 5lb

J: Mr Paddy Barlow

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Placed in his first handicap and won his second over 2m here 12 days ago when the front two pulled clear; 5lb rise isn't the end of the world.

8/1

Form: 3

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Last of three finishers when a 10-1 shot on Bangor debut (2m, soft; Our Follet, who was odds-on favourite, fell three out); improvement needed.
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10

26th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

20:40 Worcester

Ghyll Manor

10st 3lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: D J Jeffreys

Didn't show a great deal in three juvenile hurdles towards the end of last year; handicap debut from a lowly mark but considered only if lively in the betting.

12/1

16

13th Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

16:55 Taunton

Ghyll Manor

10st 2lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: D J Jeffreys

Handicap debutant who has very weak claims on his form shown in juvenile hurdles; jumping lacked fluency here when last seen; 4lb out of the weights; needs a transformation.

25/1

7

30th Dec 2022

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

12:45 Taunton

Ghyll Manor

11st 0lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: D J Jeffreys

Last of three finishers on soft ground at Bangor and then finished completely tailed off on good at Doncaster; very opposable.

100/1

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Payout
Exacta £93.60
Straight Forecast £76.14
Trifecta £337.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

The Likely Lad

The Times:

Our Follet

POSTDATA:

Karavomylos

Daily Mail:

The Likely Lad

D Express:

The Likely Lad

Daily Mirror:

The Likely Lad

The Star:

The Likely Lad

Daily Record:

The Likely Lad

Telegraph:

Our Follet

The Guardian:

Our Follet

The Sun:

Our Follet