November 26 / 14.57 Doncaster

14.57 Doncaster

Good

At The Races App Expert Tips Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6970.88
  • 2m 3f 88y
  • Class 3
  • 7 runners
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At The Races App Expert Tips Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 7 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

OUR TIP

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 3113-P

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict
Improved in cheekpieces last term, winning maiden/handicap before staying-on third in Grade 2 novice at Kempton (2m, good to soft) in February; pulled up after badly hampered around halfway on Ascot reappearance so he can have a line put through that; shapes as if 2m3f will suit.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

2

26th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

14:57 Doncaster

Galore Desassences

11st 9lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

Improved in cheekpieces last term, winning maiden/handicap before staying-on third in Grade 2 novice at Kempton (2m, good to soft) in February; pulled up after badly hampered around halfway on Ascot reappearance so he can have a line put through that; shapes as if 2m3f will suit.

4/1

6

29th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 152y

Class 2

14:05 Ascot

Galore Desassences

11st 6lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

midfield, jockey lost irons when badly hampered by faller 4th, soon pulled up

14/1

5/2

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 212111 D

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 128

Form & Verdict
Front-runner who made it four wins from his last five starts when easily seeing off three rivals at Sedgefield (2m4f, good to firm) six weeks ago; raised 7lb but Peter Kavanagh takes off 5lb; another prominent showing is likely.
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

3

26th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

14:57 Doncaster

Finisk River

11st 7lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

Front-runner who made it four wins from his last five starts when easily seeing off three rivals at Sedgefield (2m4f, good to firm) six weeks ago; raised 7lb but Peter Kavanagh takes off 5lb; another prominent showing is likely.

5/2

2nd

2

13th Aug 2022

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

15:05 Perth

Finisk River

11st 13lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

led, ridden before 2 out, not fluent 2 out, soon headed and outpaced, kept on run-in, no match for winner

7/1

Form: 65-143 D

Last run: 37 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 135

Form & Verdict
Talented hurdler who comfortably made all to beat a useful rival in a match on his chasing debut at Kempton (2m4f, good) in May; not quite at the same level in two outings over fences since but he's on a workable mark based on his peak form in this sphere.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

1

26th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

14:57 Doncaster

Stoner’s Choice

12st 0lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Fergal O’Brien

Talented hurdler who comfortably made all to beat a useful rival in a match on his chasing debut at Kempton (2m4f, good) in May; not quite at the same level in two outings over fences since but he's on a workable mark based on his peak form in this sphere.

11/2

3rd

2

20th Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 3

13:05 Carlisle

Stoner’s Choice

11st 8lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Fergal O’Brien

led, increased tempo 4 out, mistake and headed 3 out, pushed along when not fluent 2 out, ridden and weakened approaching last

9/4

Form: O21-18 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 123

Form & Verdict
Won two in a row when stepped up to around 2m4f in the spring; may have needed the outing after six months off at Wetherby four weeks ago but he did fade rather tamely.
Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

4

26th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

14:57 Doncaster

Vintage Fizz

11st 2lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Jedd O’Keeffe

Won two in a row when stepped up to around 2m4f in the spring; may have needed the outing after six months off at Wetherby four weeks ago but he did fade rather tamely.

9/2

8th

5

29th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 3

17:20 Wetherby

Vintage Fizz

11st 9lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Jedd O’Keeffe

midfield, not fluent 3 out, soon pushed along and weakened

11/2

Form: 1-4352 CD

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 121

Form & Verdict
In good nick in the spring, winning over around 2m4f at Newcastle (good) and Perth (good to soft); below par back at Perth in September but quickly returned to form when chasing home the progressive Harbour Lake at Market Rasen six weeks ago; likely to be thereabouts.
Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

6

26th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

14:57 Doncaster

Big Bad Bear

11st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Nicky Richards

In good nick in the spring, winning over around 2m4f at Newcastle (good) and Perth (good to soft); below par back at Perth in September but quickly returned to form when chasing home the progressive Harbour Lake at Market Rasen six weeks ago; likely to be thereabouts.

11/4

Form: 549-F6

Last run: 43 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
Successful over hurdles in Ireland but has trailed home on all three outings (two Flat, one hurdle) for this yard; something to prove for now.
Place /
No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

7

26th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

14:57 Doncaster

Mythical Hero

10st 8lb

J: James Davies

T: Adam West

Successful over hurdles in Ireland but has trailed home on all three outings (two Flat, one hurdle) for this yard; something to prove for now.

40/1

8th

2

(10)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

Class 4

16:30 Nottingham

Mythical Hero

9st 11lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Adam West

always towards rear, alone towards far side from 4f out, soon tailed off

50/1

6th

1

14th Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 1y

Class 4

13:30 Fakenham

Mythical Hero

11st 11lb

J: James Davies

T: Adam West

always towards rear, mistake and ridden 7th, lost touch 3 out, tailed off

25/1

Form: 211U57 C

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 122

Form & Verdict
Enjoyed a revival and won twice over fences in the summer (2m5f/2m1f) but has disappointed back hurdling the last twice; hard to know what to expect of him here.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

1

28th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:00 Catterick

Dr Sanderson

12st 2lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Ben Haslam

Two chase wins at Cartmel in the summer (2m5f, good to soft/2m1f, good) but went off the boil returned to hurdles in the autumn; non-runner at Doncaster on Saturday.

25/1

5

26th Nov 2022

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

14:57 Doncaster

Dr Sanderson

11st 1lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Ben Haslam

Enjoyed a revival and won twice over fences in the summer (2m5f/2m1f) but has disappointed back hurdling the last twice; hard to know what to expect of him here.

20/1

7th

3

28th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 3

14:20 Wetherby

Dr Sanderson

11st 10lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Ben Haslam

in touch with leaders on outer, not fluent 5th, outpaced after 4 out, dropped to rear before 3 out, beaten from 2 out, tired when mistake last

14/1

Non-runners

Dr Sanderson

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £15.10
Straight Forecast £14.29
Trifecta £67.70

Selections

RP Ratings:

Finisk River

POSTDATA:

Big Bad Bear

SPOTLIGHT:

Stoner's Choice

WEST COUNTRY:

Stoner's Choice

TOPSPEED:

Finisk River

Telegraph:

Finisk River

The Guardian:

Finisk River

Daily Mirror:

Finisk River

Daily Record:

Finisk River

The Times:

Big Bad Bear

Daily Mail:

Big Bad Bear

D Express:

Big Bad Bear

The Star:

Big Bad Bear