November 25 / 13.30 Ffos Las

13.30

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Dragonbet Give Them Some Sugar Boys Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4901.4
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 9 runners
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Dragonbet Give Them Some Sugar Boys Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

9/4 (Won)

  • Win: £2.88
  • Place: £1.10

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Made it fourth-time lucky in Irish points when scoring on soft ground last November and he was bought for £36,000 the following month; out of a 2m4f hurdle winner and he's an interesting contender on his rules/stable debut.
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0

1

13th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 6f 153y

Class 3

14:50 Exeter

Broomfield Present

12st 0lb

J: David Bass

T: Kim Bailey

2-3 over hurdles last season and made a good start to chasing career last month, staying on for third in handicap here (3m, good to soft); headed but still a close third of four when brought down three out at Uttoxeter (3m, heavy) 16 days later; faces a significantly longer trip but there's plenty to suggest it can help.

9/4

0

2

26th Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

Class 3

13:05 Uttoxeter

Broomfield Present

11st 7lb

J: David Bass

T: Kim Bailey

led narrowly or disputed lead, ridden when headed after 4 out, 1 length down when brought down 3 out

6/4

3rd

5

10th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 54y

Class 3

16:00 Exeter

Broomfield Present

11st 11lb

J: David Bass

T: Kim Bailey

Made it 2-3 over hurdles when winning in a first-time visor (retained) on handicap debut at Haydock (3m, soft) in March; this very lightly raced point winner could have more to offer now switched to fences and he reappears with his trainer among the winners; firmly in calculations.

13/2

9/4

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 62-

Last run: 309 days

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
4yo who had two runs at Pau in France last winter; ran well for long way over hurdles on his debut and he backed that up with a promising second over fences (2m2f, both on very soft); now makes his British debut after 309 days off but yard is in good form and he's a key player back in this sphere.
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1st

1

21st Apr 2024

Good

3m 1f 30y

Class 4

15:35 Wincanton

Inflexible

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Tom George

0-11 overall, including seven defeats over fences; however, he continues to run well in defeat and is closely matched with Shot Boii in their Hereford clash in January (3m1f, good to soft); handicapper still refuses to do him any favours but he should be involved; cheekpieces added.

11/4

1st

1

21st Apr 2024

Good

3m 1f 30y

Class 4

15:35 Wincanton

Inflexible

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Tom George

0-11 overall, including seven defeats over fences; however, he continues to run well in defeat and is closely matched with Shot Boii in their Hereford clash in January (3m1f, good to soft); handicapper still refuses to do him any favours but he should be involved; cheekpieces added.

11/4

3rd

5

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 125y

Class 4

15:50 Haydock

Inflexible

11st 4lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Tom George

0-10 (0-6 over fences) but this 6yo has run well on his last three starts, most recently third to No Hubs No Hoobs at Wincanton (3m1f, heavy; beaten about 4l); he's 6lb better off with the winner and could be thereabouts.

11/2

7/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict
35,000euros yearling; fourth foal; half-brother to French winners Sophienis (2m2f chase), Que T'Es Belle (2m1f hurdle) and Isa (2m1f hurdle); dam French 2m2f hurdle winner, half-sister to French 2m1f-2m3f Listed hurdle winner Kada Rique; looks the part on paper and he needs a close look on debut.
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3

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 98y

Class 1

15:10 Sandown

Ed Keeper

11st 9lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Sam Thomas

Improvement every time, finding the most when upped to 3m for an impressive handicap win at Newbury (good to soft; acts on soft) in December; may well have followed up at Cheltenham (3m, heavy) on New Year's Day but for blundering when travelling strongly at the final flight; 5lb rise rubs salt in the wounds but he could be a very useful prospect.

4/1

3rd

4

1st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 7f 213y

Class 2

14:40 Cheltenham

Ed Keeper

11st 4lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Sam Thomas

Improvement every time, finding the most when upped to 3m for an impressive win in 12-runner handicap at Newbury (good to soft; acts on soft) one month ago; 9lb higher today but he could be a very useful prospect.

11/4

1st

8

1st Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 52y

Class 2

15:35 Newbury

Ed Keeper

10st 13lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Sam Thomas

Placed in two maiden hurdles on soft before winning one at Bangor (2m3f, good to soft) in March, prevailing in a good scrap with the front two drawing 21l clear; 7-2, tongue tied when good second of 11 in novice handicap at Ascot (2m3f, soft) four weeks ago, always close up and front two clear; up 6lb but looks set for further progress and well worth a go at this trip.

9/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
26,000euros foal, 42,000euros 3yo; second foal; dam 2m4f-3m chase winner, out of unraced half-sister to bumper/2m6f-3m hurdle winner Welsh Grit; represents powerful yard and interesting to see how he figures in market on debut.
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4th

1

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:50 Ffos Las

Mumbles

12st 2lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Evan Williams

Dual 2m3f winner on heavy ground this year, latterly at Fontwell this month; finished tired there and is effectively another 7lb higher here (raised 4lb, Conor Ring no longer claims 3lb) but further progress is possible.

11/4

1st

4

18th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 49y

Class 4

15:48 Fontwell

Mumbles

10st 8lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Evan Williams

led, headed but prominent after 6th, not fluent 4 out, going best 3 out, soon led again, 4 lengths ahead when not fluent 2 out, ridden approaching last, idled and hung right run-in, kept on

9/4

Form: 5

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Won a soft-ground point in March and he ran well for a long way when fifth of ten on recent hurdling debut at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good; first run after wind op); was beaten around 13l but has possibilities if he can build on that with tongue-tie added.
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1st

2

6th Mar 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:40 Wetherby

Quick Sharpener

11st 12lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Dr Richard Newland

made all, led, going easily 3 out, went clear before 2 out, cruising approaching last, canter

2/1

7th

2

6th Feb 2023

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

15:45 Carlisle

Quick Sharpener

11st 12lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Dr Richard Newland

Irish point winner; weakened over 2m4f on first two rules outings; suited by drop to 2m at Wetherby (soft-ground novice) last time, scoring comfortably; open to further progress; respected on handicap debut.

7/1

Form: 4P7PP-

Last run: 258 days

W: 10st 11lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Placed in some low-grade handicap hurdles in Ireland but he's struggled in all three runs for current stable and is now 0-22 under rules; can only be watched after another absence.
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7

5th Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

14:33 Hereford

Montys Mission

10st 5lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Nikki Evans

Pulled-up when 100-1 for Ffos Las handicap (2m6f, heavy) last month and now 0-20 over hurdles; combination of faster ground and refitted blinkers may enable a better run here but she remains difficult to enthuse over.

50/1

9

5th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 5f 192y

Class 5

15:00 Ffos Las

Montys Mission

10st 12lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Nikki Evans

Very well handicapped on some Irish form but achieved little in four British starts and is 0-23 under rules; second run since wind surgery.

66/1

6th

9

25th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:30 Ffos Las

Montys Mission

10st 11lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Nikki Evans

Placed in some low-grade handicap hurdles in Ireland but he's struggled in all three runs for current stable and is now 0-22 under rules; can only be watched after another absence.

100/1

OUR TIP

Form: 58

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Finished in rear in both hurdle runs for two yards this autumn and latest was in a seller at Taunton (2m3f, good) two weeks ago; can only be watched.
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31st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 5f 192y

Class 5

13:05 Ffos Las

Octavius Sabini

10st 6lb

J: Ben Ffrench Davis

T: Joe Ponting

No immediate progress for the switch to handicaps at Taunton before Christmas (3m, good; first-time blinkers, retained); up against it.

50/1

7th

10

8th Dec 2022

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

15:40 Taunton

Octavius Sabini

10st 3lb

J: Danny Burton

T: Joe Ponting

Three heavy defeats include one in a seller; blinkers applied for his handicap debut and has to rate as an unlikely winner.

25/1

Form: U

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Sold for £70,000 after winning a point in April but he was tailed off when unseating at the last on recent hurdling debut at Exeter (2m5f, good); may have needed that run but he was a biggish price and needs a transformation on this switch to slower ground.
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5

28th Feb 2023

Good To Firm

2m 6f 151y

Class 5

15:30 Leicester

Also Known As

11st 2lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Had little to beat when point winner last spring (good); well held in two hurdle completions on soft but this looks more his cup of tea, going handicapping over fences back on a sound surface; first-time aids fitted.

3/1

1

23rd Jan 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:00 Ffos Las

Also Known As

11st 10lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Good-ground point winner; needs to improve on what he's shown in two rules starts (latest on soft) and looks likely to be more interesting when switched to handicaps.

33/1

Form: 57

Last run: 86 days

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Didn't live up to market expectations in a bumper here on debut in May and was well held again at Worcester (both at 2m on good) in August; this stiffer stamina test could suit on hurdling debut but he needs to find plenty of progress after another break.
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6

21st Dec 2022

Soft

3m 1f 119y

Class 3

13:45 Hereford

Bryn Telescope

10st 13lb

J: James Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Soundly beaten in two bumpers in early part of this season and pulled up when 80-1 for last month's hurdling debut at Ffos Las (2m4f; race in which Inflexible finished second).

66/1

5

25th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:30 Ffos Las

Bryn Telescope

11st 3lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Peter Bowen

Didn't live up to market expectations in a bumper here on debut in May and was well held again at Worcester (both at 2m on good) in August; this stiffer stamina test could suit on hurdling debut but he needs to find plenty of progress after another break.

20/1

7th

8

31st Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:40 Worcester

Bryn Telescope

10st 13lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

led, pressed leader when headed after 2f, ridden over 3f out, soon weakened

25/1

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Exacta £8.30
Straight Forecast £8.37
Trifecta £20.00

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