November 25 / 15.30 Doncaster

15.30 Doncaster

Good

Leisure Combo Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4465.72
  • 2m 3f 88y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Leisure Combo Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

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8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.70
  • Place: £1.90

Form: /283-3

Last run: 34 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Unexposed 6yo who made encouraging seasonal/handicap debut when third at Kelso (2m, good to soft) last month; moves back up in trip and sports first-time cheekpieces here; shortlisted.
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1st

2

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Okavango Delta

12st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Unexposed 6yo who made encouraging seasonal/handicap debut when third at Kelso (2m, good to soft) last month; moves back up in trip and sports first-time cheekpieces here; shortlisted.

8/1

3rd

2

22nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

13:05 Kelso

Okavango Delta

11st 13lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

in touch with leaders on inner, pushed along before 2 out, keeping on when ridden before last, wandered around run-in, no match for first two

11/2

4/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 444222 BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in the last three of his four handicaps, most recently behind a next-time-out winner in 13-runner race at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) four weeks ago; nudged up 2lb for that but will be dangerous if the first-time cheekpieces have any sort of positive effect.
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2nd

6

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Lough Carra

11st 4lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

Runner-up in the last three of his four handicaps, most recently behind a next-time-out winner in 13-runner race at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) four weeks ago; nudged up 2lb for that but will be dangerous if the first-time cheekpieces have any sort of positive effect.

4/1

2nd

10

28th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:15 Uttoxeter

Lough Carra

11st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

prominent, went second after 2nd, lost second and prominent 4th, went second again 6th, briefly led just before 2 out, edged left approaching last, kept on but held when eased towards finish

8/1

2nd

5

5th Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:20 Perth

Lough Carra

11st 7lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

prominent, ridden 2 out, every chance from last, held towards finish

5/1

12/1

  • Place: £10.40

Form: 025373

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
0-5 over hurdles; left behind by front pair when third at Newcastle (2m, good) a fortnight ago but that still goes down as an encouraging effort and she could quite plausibly have untapped potential over today's longer trip; tongue-tie on for first time.
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3rd

9

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Game Beaaa

11st 0lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Daragh Bourke

0-5 over hurdles; left behind by front pair when third at Newcastle (2m, good) a fortnight ago but that still goes down as an encouraging effort and she could quite plausibly have untapped potential over today's longer trip; tongue-tie on for first time.

12/1

3rd

6

10th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 46y

Class 5

12:25 Newcastle

Game Beaaa

11st 3lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Daragh Bourke

prominent, not fluent 4th, pushed along 3 out, ridden and outpaced before 2 out, weakened approaching last

14/1

7th

7

22nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

13:05 Kelso

Game Beaaa

11st 2lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Daragh Bourke

raced in second, bad mistake and good recovery but lost position 3 out, pushed along and struggling before 2 out, soon well beaten

7/1

Form: 3247-P

Last run: 197 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Flopped badly in two handicaps in the spring but was given a wind op during his subsequent break and has become well treated on some of last season's novice form; no surprise if he gets his career back on track soon.
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4th

4

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Garde Des Champs

11st 11lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Keith Dalgleish

Flopped badly in two handicaps in the spring but was given a wind op during his subsequent break and has become well treated on some of last season's novice form; no surprise if he gets his career back on track soon.

14/1

4

21st Nov 2022

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 4

13:57 Musselburgh

Garde Des Champs

11st 3lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Keith Dalgleish

Flopped badly in two handicaps in the spring and reappears with a point to prove but ran well from the front when clear second to useful rival in C&D novice (good to soft) on stable debut last December and will be hard to beat if his latest wind op enables him to replicate that piece of form.

5/1

Form: 6570-

Last run: 307 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Unexposed 5yo from a top stable but well beaten when 22-1 for handicap debut at Taunton (2m3f, good to soft) in January and not seen again since; big step forward needed in first-time cheekpieces.
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4th

7

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Turnaway

11st 3lb

J: David England

T: Dan Skelton

Unexposed 5yo from a top stable but well beaten when 22-1 for handicap debut at Taunton (2m3f, good to soft) in January and not seen again since; big step forward needed in first-time cheekpieces.

16/1

Form: 343B-2 BF

Last run: 200 days

W: 12st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
0-7 over hurdles but posted some good efforts towards end of last season, and was second of 12 at Southwell (2m4f, good) on latest outing in May; player if resuming in similar form.
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6th

1

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Stratton Oakmont

12st 1lb

J: Mr Joshua Newman

T: Kayley Woollacott

0-7 over hurdles but posted some good efforts towards end of last season, and was second of 12 at Southwell (2m4f, good) on latest outing in May; player if resuming in similar form.

8/1

Form: F-4121

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
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.
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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

Form: -4U153 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Won at Uttoxeter (2m, good) in September and this move back up in trip should suit but last month's runs were just respectable.
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8th

5

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Finalshot

11st 5lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Mel Rowley

Won at Uttoxeter (2m, good) in September and this move back up in trip should suit but last month's runs were just respectable.

16/1

3rd

6

20th Oct 2022

Good To Firm

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

16:40 Ludlow

Finalshot

10st 10lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Mel Rowley

in touch with leaders, bumped 1st, lost position and niggled along 5th, ridden 3 out, soon outpaced and no chance, kept on and went third final strides

6/1

5th

1

2nd Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

15:28 Uttoxeter

Finalshot

12st 0lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Mel Rowley

prominent, bumped and hampered 1st, in touch with leaders after 1st, outpaced and pushed along before 3 out, switched right and ridden before 2 out, held when mistake last

4/1

Form: 52-F48

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
0-5 over hurdles and 0-12 overall; probably unsuited by soft ground when well beaten on handicap debut but others have more obvious claims.
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9th

10

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Cornell

10st 12lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: John Davies

0-5 over hurdles and 0-12 overall; probably unsuited by soft ground when well beaten on handicap debut but others have more obvious claims.

33/1

8th

6

3rd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

13:42 Sedgefield

Cornell

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Willmott

T: John Davies

took keen hold, in rear, not fluent 1st, headway after 5th, soon in touch with leaders, shaken up and lost ground 3 out

16/1

10th

10

(6)

6th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 5f 218y

Class 6

17:10 Redcar

Cornell

9st 1lb

J: Sam James

T: John Davies

midfield, weakened over 2f out

25/1

Form: 5696-6

Last run: 202 days

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Yet to transfer his promising bumper form to hurdles, including when safely held in two handicaps towards the end of last season; returns from 202-day break in need of significant improvement.
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10th

12

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Northern Falcon

10st 7lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Pauline Robson

Yet to transfer his promising bumper form to hurdles, including when safely held in two handicaps towards the end of last season; returns from 202-day break in need of significant improvement.

25/1

10

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

13:03 Newcastle

Northern Falcon

10st 7lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Pauline Robson

Well treated judged on her placed form in bumpers but she's been unable to replicate that form over hurdles (well beaten in both handicaps).

25/1

Form: -21476

Last run: 93 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Won off today's mark at Southwell (3m, good) in May but had gone off the boil by the summer and needs to have benefited from a break.
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11th

8

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Kings Creek

11st 3lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Won off today's mark at Southwell (3m, good) in May but had gone off the boil by the summer and needs to have benefited from a break.

20/1

6th

2

24th Aug 2022

Good

2m 3f 188y

Class 5

17:20 Sedgefield

Kings Creek

11st 9lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

prominent, pushed along after 7th, ridden home turn, soon weakened

7/1

Form: 6-734P

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Runner-up on bumper debut but has tended to refuse to settle since switched to hurdling; saddle slipped when pulled up in early stages of recent handicap debut; first-time hood might help but remains risky.
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12th

11

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Switch Partner

10st 7lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Ruth Jefferson

Runner-up on bumper debut but has tended to refuse to settle since switched to hurdling; saddle slipped when pulled up in early stages of recent handicap debut; first-time hood might help but remains risky.

33/1

11

10th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

14:05 Market Rasen

Switch Partner

10st 3lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Ruth Jefferson

took keen hold, towards rear of midfield, swerved sharply right and badly hampered rivals soon after start, saddle slipped before 1st, brief headway 2nd, eased and pulled up after 3rd

16/1

Form: 057-31 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Came good over hurdles at seventh attempt, at Fakenham (2m4f, good) six weeks ago; 2lb out of the weights in more competitive race here, though, and was safely held at Taunton yesterday.
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13

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

15:30 Doncaster

Cobbs Corner

10st 2lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

Came good over hurdles at seventh attempt, at Fakenham (2m4f, good) six weeks ago; 2lb out of the weights in more competitive race here, though, and was safely held at Taunton yesterday.

14/1

8th

13

24th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

15:50 Taunton

Cobbs Corner

10st 5lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

Returned from break to post his first win, at Fakenham (2m4f, good) last month; that was just his tenth start and he could have more to offer.

6/1

8

8th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

16:07 Huntingdon

Cobbs Corner

10st 5lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

Back from a break to secure first career success in a 2m4f handicap at Fakenham (good) and he had a bit in hand off just 4lb lower; no reason why he shouldn't go well again.

7/2

Non-runners

Cobbs Corner

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Payout
Exacta £44.50
Straight Forecast £38.53
Tricast £1010.29
Trifecta £914.50

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Cornicello

The Star:

Cobbs Corner

TOPSPEED:

Kings Creek

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

Daily Record:

Cornicello