November 25 / 13.20 Newbury

13.20 Newbury

Good

Coral Get Closer To The Action Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £6535.2
  • 2m 4f 118y
  • Class 3
  • 12 runners
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Coral Get Closer To The Action Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

9/4 (Won)

  • Win: £2.88
  • Place: £1.10

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won an Irish maiden point (3m, good) by 6l on his debut last December and was sold for £305,000 five days later; has had wind op since and wears a tongue-tie on rules debut; top trainer has won the last two runnings with subsequent Grade 1 winners and he could be another exciting recruit.
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1st

11

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

13:20 Newbury

Stay Away Fay

11st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

Won an Irish maiden point (3m, good) by 6l on his debut last December and was sold for £305,000 five days later; has had wind op since and wears a tongue-tie on rules debut; top trainer has won the last two runnings with subsequent Grade 1 winners and he could be another exciting recruit.

9/4

OUR TIP

7/2

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 1-2

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won four-runner bumper in good style on debut at Doncaster (2m, soft) in February and he was a close second at Aintree (2m4f, good to soft) last month on his first hurdles start; the form has been franked by the Aintree third and fourth, and he's a key player for his leading yard.
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2nd

6

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

13:20 Newbury

Heezer Geezer

11st 0lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Won four-runner bumper in good style on debut at Doncaster (2m, soft) in February and he was a close second at Aintree (2m4f, good to soft) last month on his first hurdles start; the form has been franked by the Aintree third and fourth, and he's a key player for his leading yard.

7/2

2nd

2

23rd Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 3

15:52 Aintree

Heezer Geezer

11st 4lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

towards rear but in touch with leaders, headway 3 out, pushed along and led after 2 out, faced challenge approaching last, ridden and headed run-in, carried left inside final furlong, held towards finish

4/1

5/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 135-

Last run: 272 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Bumper winner (2m, good to soft) who was third on hurdle debut at Doncaster (2m, good to soft) in January and displayed improved form when fifth in Grade 2 novice at Kempton (2m, good to soft) in February; wind op since; has leading form claims and could be capable of better still for top yard.
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3rd

10

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

13:20 Newbury

Russian Ruler

11st 0lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Bumper winner (2m, good to soft) who was third on hurdle debut at Doncaster (2m, good to soft) in January and displayed improved form when fifth in Grade 2 novice at Kempton (2m, good to soft) in February; wind op since; has leading form claims and could be capable of better still for top yard.

5/2

13/2

Form: 3-23

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Went close at Market Rasen (2m, good) in May on second bumper start and took another step forward when third on this month's hurdle debut at Warwick (2m3f, good to soft); that was a solid effort and he could be in the mix.
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4th

4

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

13:20 Newbury

Egbert

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Went close at Market Rasen (2m, good) in May on second bumper start and took another step forward when third on this month's hurdle debut at Warwick (2m3f, good to soft); that was a solid effort and he could be in the mix.

13/2

3rd

2

1st Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

Class 4

14:30 Warwick

Egbert

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

midfield

9/2

Form: 12-25 BF

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point runner-up and bumper winner who was a promising second on hurdle debut at Worcester (2m4f, good) in September; however, he was disappointing at Warwick last time and it's hard to be confident on the back of that.
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5th

5

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

13:20 Newbury

Everyonesgame

11st 0lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Charlie Longsdon

Point runner-up and bumper winner who was a promising second on hurdle debut at Worcester (2m4f, good) in September; however, he was disappointing at Warwick last time and it's hard to be confident on the back of that.

14/1

5th

4

1st Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

Class 4

14:30 Warwick

Everyonesgame

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Charlie Longsdon

led, not fluent 4th

3/1

2nd

3

23rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:05 Worcester

Everyonesgame

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Charlie Longsdon

prominent, went second 3 out, ridden 2 out, 3 lengths down last, no match for winner

9/4

Form: 5- BF

Last run: 267 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Bought for £180,000 after winning an Irish maiden point (3m, yielding) last November; well-beaten favourite on bumper debut at Taunton (2m, soft) in March but it's still very early days and he's not written off.
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6th

8

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

13:20 Newbury

Off To A Flyer

11st 0lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

Bought for £180,000 after winning an Irish maiden point (3m, yielding) last November; well-beaten favourite on bumper debut at Taunton (2m, soft) in March but it's still very early days and he's not written off.

10/1

Form: 774/

Last run: 587 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point winner who showed ability in a bumper and maiden hurdle in spring 2021, but improvement is required on this first outing since.
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7th

3

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

13:20 Newbury

American Legacy

11st 0lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

Point winner who showed ability in a bumper and maiden hurdle in spring 2021, but improvement is required on this first outing since.

40/1

Form: 54-P

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has displayed ability in a point and in maiden hurdles but he needs to take a sizeable step forward if he's to make an impact here.
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8th

9

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

13:20 Newbury

Ron Burgundy

11st 0lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Ian Williams

Has displayed ability in a point and in maiden hurdles but he needs to take a sizeable step forward if he's to make an impact here.

100/1

10

25th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

12:55 Chepstow

Ron Burgundy

11st 4lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Ian Williams

midfield, dropped to rear 3rd, soon lost touch, well behind when eased and pulled up 4th (vet said gelding had an irregular heartbeat)

25/1

Form: 1 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point runner-up (3m, yielding to soft) who was narrowly in front when left clear at the final flight on last month's rules debut at Worcester (2m4f, soft); he could have more to offer but may be vulnerable under a 6lb penalty in this hotter race.
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1

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

13:20 Newbury

I’d Like To Know

11st 6lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Chris Gordon

Point runner-up (3m, yielding to soft) who was narrowly in front when left clear at the final flight on last month's rules debut at Worcester (2m4f, soft); he could have more to offer but may be vulnerable under a 6lb penalty in this hotter race.

10/1

1st

5

27th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:05 Worcester

I’d Like To Know

11st 4lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Chris Gordon

took keen hold, prominent, led narrowly home turn, faced strong challenge from 3 out, slight lead when left clear last, ridden out

16/1

Form: 8P-7

Last run: 202 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Posed no threat in his three bumpers and he'd be a surprise winner on this hurdle debut.
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2

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

13:20 Newbury

Allanah’s Boy

11st 0lb

J: Dylan Kitts

T: Warren Greatrex

Posed no threat in his three bumpers and he'd be a surprise winner on this hurdle debut.

200/1

2

16th Nov 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

13:45 Warwick

Allanah’s Boy

11st 0lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: Warren Greatrex

Ran well to a point in two of his three bumpers but was safely held in the end; hurdling debut after 193-day absence and in a tough race.

200/1

Form: 8-U

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Well beaten at 25-1 in sole bumper and he was 80-1 when unseating at the first flight on his hurdle debut; others are preferred.
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7

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

13:20 Newbury

Mr Mars Man

11st 0lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Jeremy Scott

Well beaten at 25-1 in sole bumper and he was 80-1 when unseating at the first flight on his hurdle debut; others are preferred.

100/1

5

4th Nov 2022

Good

2m 5f 137y

Class 3

13:40 Exeter

Mr Mars Man

11st 0lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Jeremy Scott

25-1 for a Newton Abbot bumper (2m1f, soft) in March and was never involved before finishing eighth of 11; this stiffer stamina test should suit on hurdling debut but he needs to leave that initial form miles behind; hood worn on debut is removed.

100/1

Form: 3F- BF

Last run: 298 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Useful on the Flat and he was a fair third of five on hurdle debut at Kempton (2m, soft) in January; fell at Plumpton 16 days later and then absent until Lingfield yesterday, where he was tailed off.
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12

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

13:20 Newbury

Dirham Emirati

10st 13lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

Useful on the Flat and he was a fair third of five on hurdle debut at Kempton (2m, soft) in January; fell at Plumpton 16 days later and then absent until Lingfield yesterday, where he was tailed off.

50/1

12th

3

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield

Dirham Emirati

11st 0lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary Moore

Useful on the Flat and he was a fair third of five on hurdle debut at Kempton (2m, soft) in January; fell at Plumpton 16 days later; returns from a break and could be involved; in-form trainer also saddles Givega.

6/1

Non-runners

I'd Like To Know, Dirham Emirati

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £7.00
Straight Forecast £6.99
Trifecta £18.60

Selections

POSTDATA:

Heezer Geezer

RP Ratings:

Russian Ruler

SPOTLIGHT:

Stay Away Fay

The Guardian:

Egbert

D Express:

Heezer Geezer

Daily Mirror:

Heezer Geezer

The Star:

Heezer Geezer

Daily Record:

Heezer Geezer

WEST COUNTRY:

Stay Away Fay

Telegraph:

Stay Away Fay

Daily Mail:

Stay Away Fay

TOPSPEED:

Russian Ruler

LAMBOURN:

Russian Ruler

The Times:

Russian Ruler

The Sun:

Russian Ruler