January 25 / 14.15 Catterick

14.15 Catterick

Soft

Start Your Racing TV Free Trial Now Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 2m 3f 66y
  • Class 4
  • 15 runners
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Start Your Racing TV Free Trial Now Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

2/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.38
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 63-1O1 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict
Won on hurdle debut at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) in November and, having run out four out at Newcastle next time, he made amends with a win under Alice Stevens at Huntingdon (2m3f, good to soft) on Boxing Day; ran well in a heavy-ground bumper and he has leading form claims under a double penalty.
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1st

1

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Supreme Gift

12st 0lb

J: Miss Alice Stevens

T: Henry Daly

Won on hurdle debut at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) in November and, having run out four out at Newcastle next time, he made amends with a win under Alice Stevens at Huntingdon (2m3f, good to soft) on Boxing Day; ran well in a heavy-ground bumper and he has leading form claims under a double penalty.

2/1

1st

3

26th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 137y

Class 4

12:40 Huntingdon

Supreme Gift

11st 7lb

J: Miss Alice Stevens

T: Henry Daly

Irish point winner; improved on bumper efforts when making a winning hurdle debut at Uttoxeter; still travelling well enough when running out (short of room) at the fourth last at Kelso since; retains potential.

9/2

2

8th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 6f 0y

Class 4

13:52 Newcastle

Supreme Gift

11st 7lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Henry Daly

Irish point winner (third start); placed in three of his four bumper runs for this trainer; showed a good attitude to score by 3l on his hurdling debut at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) last month (the third gave that form a solid look when placed again on Tuesday); player under a penalty.

7/4

3/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 1-1

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won a bumper at Fontwell (2m1f, soft) on his sole run for Anthony Honeyball and made it 2-2 when scoring on last month's hurdle and stable debut at Plumpton (2m, soft); he's bred to be suited by this step up in trip and could have a big say under a penalty.
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2nd

2

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Howlingmadmurdock

11st 9lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Tom Lacey

Won a bumper at Fontwell (2m1f, soft) on his sole run for Anthony Honeyball and made it 2-2 when scoring on last month's hurdle and stable debut at Plumpton (2m, soft); he's bred to be suited by this step up in trip and could have a big say under a penalty.

3/1

1st

7

20th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 4

14:00 Plumpton

Howlingmadmurdock

11st 0lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Tom Lacey

Closely related to useful hurdler Easy As That; created pretty good impression when winning soft-ground Fontwell bumper for Anthony Honeyball in February; changed hands for £26,000 soon afterwards and now makes his stable/hurdle debut; must be considered.

5/1

OUR TIP

9/2

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 23

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Placed in two points (3m, soft) and he's also shown ability on both rules starts (2m/2m1f, soft); vulnerable if bumping into anything useful but the step up in trip may help and he might not be far away.
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3rd

3

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Blue Fin

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Placed in two points (3m, soft) and he's also shown ability on both rules starts (2m/2m1f, soft); vulnerable if bumping into anything useful but the step up in trip may help and he might not be far away.

9/2

3rd

4

26th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

13:25 Newcastle

Blue Fin

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Showed ability in two of three point starts and ran well on rules/stable debut at Bangor a month ago; entitled to come on for that run and he's one to be interested in for this hurdle debut.

2/1

2nd

1

26th Nov 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 145y

Class 5

15:48 Bangor-on-Dee

Blue Fin

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

travelled strongly, raced in second, pushed along when led over 2f out

5/1

Form: 6-2152

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Heavy-ground bumper winner who left the form of November's hurdle debut well behind when runner-up at Wetherby (2m3f, good to soft); she's back against males here but could be involved.
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4th

14

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Perculator

10st 9lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Mark Walford

Heavy-ground bumper winner who left the form of November's hurdle debut well behind when runner-up at Wetherby (2m3f, good to soft); she's back against males here but could be involved.

7/1

2nd

7

26th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

11:52 Wetherby

Perculator

11st 0lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Runner-up on stable debut in bumper at Hexham (2m, good to soft) in October then went one better at Carlisle (2m1f, heavy); it's still very early days over hurdles but she was well beaten in a Hexham novice (2m, soft) on her first attempt and has to leave that form well behind.

16/1

7

17th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 62y

Class 4

12:00 Newcastle

Perculator

11st 2lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

Produced three similar efforts in bumpers, keeping on well to win at Carlisle (2m1f, heavy) last month; however, her jumping lacked fluency and she was well beaten on her hurdle debut at Hexham yesterday.

12/1

Form: 3/5

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point winner who was a promising third on his bumper debut in March 2021, and he was then absent until Hereford (2m, soft) last month where he was a 22l fifth of 14 on hurdle debut; improvement required but he may have needed that latest outing and is not ruled out.
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5th

13

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Starevitch

11st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

Point winner who was a promising third on his bumper debut in March 2021, and he was then absent until Hereford (2m, soft) last month where he was a 22l fifth of 14 on hurdle debut; improvement required but he may have needed that latest outing and is not ruled out.

13/2

Form: 97-4

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ran in snatches when a soundly beaten fourth of seven over C&D (soft; 28-1) on New Year's Day on his hurdle debut; however, there was a bit of promise in that first outing since last February and he's open to improvement for his in-form yard; no forlorn hope.
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6th

11

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Parelliroc

11st 2lb

J: Thomas Willmott

T: Sue Smith

Ran in snatches when a soundly beaten fourth of seven over C&D (soft; 28-1) on New Year's Day on his hurdle debut; however, there was a bit of promise in that first outing since last February and he's open to improvement for his in-form yard; no forlorn hope.

20/1

4th

3

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

12:40 Catterick

Parelliroc

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Willmott

T: Sue Smith

prominent on outer, midfield 3rd, dropped to rear and reminders after 4th, hard ridden before 6th

66/1

Form: 6568B

Last run: 115 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Hinted at ability in a point and in bumpers but he's struggled on his first three hurdle starts and is hard to fancy.
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7th

8

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Magic Mike

11st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Paul Robson

Hinted at ability in a point and in bumpers but he's struggled on his first three hurdle starts and is hard to fancy.

100/1

3

2nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 4

15:45 Kelso

Magic Mike

11st 0lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Paul Robson

in touch with leaders, hit 4th, lost position and struggling when brought down 2 out (usual 4 out)

100/1

8th

5

22nd Sep 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 47y

Class 4

13:35 Perth

Magic Mike

11st 0lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Paul Robson

always towards rear, pushed along 4th, lost touch 5th, got behind from 2 out

33/1

Form: 0-5

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Down the field in sole bumper at Bangor (2m, good) last April and soundly beaten fifth on recent hurdle debut at Newcastle (2m1f, soft); could improve but Blue Fin looks the yard's chief hope.
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8th

7

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Lovin Jukebox

11st 2lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

Down the field in sole bumper at Bangor (2m, good) last April and soundly beaten fifth on recent hurdle debut at Newcastle (2m1f, soft); could improve but Blue Fin looks the yard's chief hope.

25/1

5th

7

7th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

14:33 Newcastle

Lovin Jukebox

11st 2lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

In good hands but he was always towards the rear on his debut in a bumper at Bangor (2m, good; 12-1) last April; considerable improvement needed on hurdle debut and Brian Hughes rides stablemate Guillaume.

25/1

Form: 59

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
He's a half-brother to two winners but has been well beaten over hurdles on his first two starts and is probably best watched.
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9th

6

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Hashehadhisoatsyet

11st 2lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

He's a half-brother to two winners but has been well beaten over hurdles on his first two starts and is probably best watched.

66/1

9th

6

10th Jan 2023

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

13:15 Doncaster

Hashehadhisoatsyet

11st 1lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

16-1, beaten over 40l on hurdle debut at Catterick in November; one for another day.

100/1

5th

5

28th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

13:30 Catterick

Hashehadhisoatsyet

11st 3lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

6,500euros half-brother to winners Red Devil Star (2m1f hurdle/chase) and Wavering Down (2m3f/2m5f hurdle); dam well beaten in bumpers, sister to bumper winner Carrie Bradshaw, half-sister to 2m-3m1f hurdle/chase winner Silver Jack; market should guide on debut.

12/1

Form: 7P4

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Didn't show much when trained in Ireland and it was the same story on his stable debut here on New Year's Day; others are preferred.
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10th

12

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Prospect House

11st 2lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Peter Niven

Didn't show much when trained in Ireland and it was the same story on his stable debut here on New Year's Day; others are preferred.

50/1

4th

3

1st Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 4

14:25 Catterick

Prospect House

11st 1lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Peter Niven

held up in rear

50/1

Form: 4

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Four-time Flat winner (1m2f/1m4f) whose hurdle debut fourth at Newcastle (2m1f, soft) wasn't without promise; improvement required but the step up in trip may be a plus (stayed 2m on the Flat); not ruled out each-way.
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11th

4

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Carrigillihy

11st 2lb

J: Mr William Easterby

T: Tim Easterby

Four-time Flat winner (1m2f/1m4f) whose hurdle debut fourth at Newcastle (2m1f, soft) wasn't without promise; improvement required but the step up in trip may be a plus (stayed 2m on the Flat); not ruled out each-way.

14/1

Form: 7P

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Failed to threaten in points and he's been tailed off/pulled up at big odds on his first two hurdle starts.
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12th

5

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Court Justice

11st 2lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Failed to threaten in points and he's been tailed off/pulled up at big odds on his first two hurdle starts.

100/1

5

13th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

12:50 Sedgefield

Court Justice

11st 10lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Philip Kirby

Unplaced in all five Irish points last year and was tailed off when 80-1 for recent rules debut at Catterick (2m3f, soft).

66/1

7th

2

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

12:40 Catterick

Court Justice

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Philip Kirby

led, joined 5th, headed but prominent before 6th, pushed along and lost position gradually after 3 out

33/1

Form: 68

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced 5yo who was a good third on the Flat last April but he's finished down the field on his first two hurdle outings.
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13th

10

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Paramaribo

11st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Iain Jardine

Lightly raced 5yo who was a good third on the Flat last April but he's finished down the field on his first two hurdle outings.

50/1

8th

9

2nd Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:15 Ayr

Paramaribo

11st 8lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Iain Jardine

Ran to fair level when making the frame on two of his five Flat starts but was behind One Mill Harbour when last of six over C&D (soft) on hurdle debut five weeks ago and needs help from the added tongue-tie today.

25/1

6th

6

29th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

13:10 Ayr

Paramaribo

11st 0lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Iain Jardine

towards rear, outpaced 3 out, pushed along and lost touch before 2 out

12/1

100/1

Form: 55-7

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fair fifth early last year in her two bumpers but tailed off at 50-1 on last month's hurdle debut and it's probably best to look elsewhere.
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13

27th Jan 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 3

14:05 Doncaster

Syltezar

11st 3lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Ewan Whillans

Low-level form so far, including when tailed off at Catterick on Wednesday.

100/1

14th

15

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Syltezar

10st 9lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Ewan Whillans

Fair fifth early last year in her two bumpers but tailed off at 50-1 on last month's hurdle debut and it's probably best to look elsewhere.

100/1

7th

9

29th Dec 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

14:48 Kelso

Syltezar

10st 7lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Ewan Whillans

Made fairly encouraging start to career when fifth in two bumpers in early 2022 (AW/heavy) but today's hurdle debut comes after a ten-month break and she's probably one for further down the line.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well beaten on final two Flat runs, most recently his yard debut; however, his best Flat form (RPR 82) entitles him to some respect on this hurdle debut for which he wears a first-time tongue-tie; each-way possible.
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9

25th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 4

14:15 Catterick

Maketh Believeth

11st 2lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Amy Murphy

Well beaten on final two Flat runs, most recently his yard debut; however, his best Flat form (RPR 82) entitles him to some respect on this hurdle debut for which he wears a first-time tongue-tie; each-way possible.

16/1

6th

4

(4)

16th Dec 2022

Standard To Slow

2m 2f 98y

Class 4

15:45 Southwell (AW)

Maketh Believeth

9st 10lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Amy Murphy

Ex-Harry Dunlop; sole win over 1m4f on Wolverhampton Tapeta in 2021; seems to stay 2m from limited attempts and although never in the game at Haydock in October he could still have a say on debut for new yard.

6/1

5th

5

(7)

14th Oct 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 45y

Class 4

17:08 Haydock

Maketh Believeth

9st 7lb

J: George Rooke

T: Harry Dunlop

in rear, pushed along and minor headway over 3f out, weakened from 2f out

6/1

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Payout
Exacta £4.80
Straight Forecast £4.39
Trifecta £18.30

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Supreme Gift

The Times:

Howlingmadmurdock

Telegraph:

Howlingmadmurdock

The Guardian:

Howlingmadmurdock

The Star:

Howlingmadmurdock

Daily Record:

Howlingmadmurdock

RP Ratings:

Supreme Gift

TOPSPEED:

Supreme Gift

POSTDATA:

Supreme Gift

Daily Mail:

Supreme Gift

D Express:

Supreme Gift

Daily Mirror:

Supreme Gift

The Sun:

Supreme Gift