January 26 / 12.50 Wetherby

12.50

Soft

racingtv.com/freemonth Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Chase (Go North Red Rum Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £4832.11
  • 3m 0f 45y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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racingtv.com/freemonth Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Chase (Go North Red Rum Series Qualifier)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £15.40
  • Place: £3.70

Form: 846-03

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Maiden; distant third at Catterick (3m1f, heavy) most recently and that bare form is decidedly poor; hard to recommend, especially with being 15lb out of the weights.
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9

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 41y

Class 5

15:30 Hexham

Ballynagran

10st 7lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Joanne Foster

Two wins over fences, the latest off a 6lb higher mark over C&D last May (good to soft); decent effort from out of the handicap when second at Wetherby last time (3m, soft; visor on instead of blinkers); same headgear here; a possible.

9/1

9

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 41y

Class 5

15:30 Hexham

Ballynagran

10st 7lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Joanne Foster

Two wins over fences, the latest off a 6lb higher mark over C&D last May (good to soft); decent effort from out of the handicap when second at Wetherby last time (3m, soft; visor on instead of blinkers); same headgear here; a possible.

9/1

2nd

5

28th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 45y

Class 4

16:30 Wetherby

Ballynagran

10st 2lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Joanne Foster

C&D winner; scored at Hexham (3m, good to soft) last May and is well treated on that form, but he's been pulled up or tailed off on all six starts since; a dramatic revival is required; first-time visor replaces blinkers.

25/1

11/4

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 55-722 BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Ex-French maiden whose turn looks near, having finished a good second in handicap chases at Uttoxeter (2m4f) and Chepstow (2m3f) the last twice, both on soft ground and in a hood (now removed); major player provided he stays this new trip.
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2nd

11

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

Class 3

17:35 Uttoxeter

Good Work

10st 7lb

J: William Shanahan

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Made it 0-21 when below form here and at Haydock on last two outings; has finished second no fewer than 11 times, including over 3m on heavy in December, and he's on a good mark if back on song.

10/1

2nd

11

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

Class 3

17:35 Uttoxeter

Good Work

10st 7lb

J: William Shanahan

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Made it 0-21 when below form here and at Haydock on last two outings; has finished second no fewer than 11 times, including over 3m on heavy in December, and he's on a good mark if back on song.

10/1

4th

1

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 203y

Class 4

17:00 Haydock

Good Work

12st 2lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Made it 0-20 when below-par fourth at Uttoxeter a fortnight ago (2m4f, heavy; Nine Nine Nine third); however, he's finished second no fewer than 11 times, including over this C&D (heavy) last month, and he can be thereabouts if bouncing back from last time.

8/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 2P2U-4 D

Last run: 75 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Not disgraced over C&D on sole start this term (November) and may build on that effort as he's not fully exposed; form last season included a comfortable success and two good seconds; one to consider.
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8

10th Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 41y

Class 5

12:25 Hexham

Kaphumor

10st 11lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Sue Smith

Captured this prize in 2021 but seems not so good nowadays and returned with a well-held third of five in 2m4f handicap here last month; others are more persuasive.

20/1

3rd

7

6th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

16:55 Hexham

Kaphumor

10st 12lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Sue Smith

On a dangerous mark and perhaps he'll have been helped by a break, but he was badly out of form earlier this year and returns with plenty to prove.

15/2

3

14th Apr 2023

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

17:05 Sedgefield

Kaphumor

11st 6lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Sue Smith

Point winner whose sole success under rules came at Hexham (3m, good to soft) in 2021 when 7lb lower; acts here and on soft; form has tailed off of late but would have claims from this mark if reproducing his Wetherby effort from January.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 8-3114 D BF

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Has form figures of 3114 since switched to chasing, the wins gained at Hexham (3m, soft) and Newcastle (2m7f, good); not disgraced in Class 3 event at Ayr last time; may have more to offer back down in grade; remains of interest.
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6th

1

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 5

19:22 Perth

Return Fire

12st 0lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

towards rear, mistake 9th, not fluent 10th

11/2

6th

1

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 5

19:22 Perth

Return Fire

12st 0lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

towards rear, mistake 9th, not fluent 10th

11/2

6th

9

26th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 6f 121y

Class 3

14:05 Perth

Return Fire

10st 9lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

Relinquished his unbeaten record at Hexham a month ago when unseating and wasn't going well at the time; has yet to convince beyond 3m and others appeal more.

25/1

Form: 23-449

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 10lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
Ended last season in decent form but is hard to fancy on this season's handicap efforts, most recently well beaten at Uttoxeter back from a break; cheekpieces reapplied.
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2

13th May 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:50 Warwick

Dawn Raider

11st 13lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Gary Hanmer

Well below best form last season but last week's sixth at Hexham (2m4f, good to soft) was a good step back in the right direction; should be fine over today's longer trip and might be boosted by a change of headgear.

10/1

6th

3

6th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

20:10 Hexham

Dawn Raider

11st 12lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Gary Hanmer

Both chase wins came on soft/heavy in March 2022; only 1lb higher than his last winning mark but not been in the best of form this year.

20/1

8

8th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

16:50 Carlisle

Dawn Raider

10st 8lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Gary Hanmer

Dual chase winner last season, the first over C&D (heavy); hasn't been in such good form this term but has become well handicapped as a result (3lb above last winning mark).

16/1

Form: 4-4314 CD

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Took well to fences over C&D (good to soft; chase debut) on Boxing Day and that form has received a couple of boosts since; disappointing at Doncaster (3m2f) subsequently but may resume progress back in this scenario; shortlisted.
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3rd

4

11th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 5f 214y

Class 3

14:30 Catterick

Court At Slip

11st 3lb

J: Mr William Easterby

T: Tim Easterby

7yo who made it four wins from his nine chase starts when scoring at Newcastle (2m7f, heavy) last month; won over 3m3f at Sedgefield last March, which is as far as he's gone previously, and he could continue to improve.

5/1

1st

6

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 91y

Class 4

12:30 Newcastle

Court At Slip

11st 6lb

J: Mr William Easterby

T: Tim Easterby

Won three times under regular rider William Easterby during last season's first campaign over fences (2m7f-3m3f, good-soft; including C&D) and also ran well on heavy; reappeared with fair fourth at Catterick three weeks ago and could show the benefit of that outing today; one to consider.

11/2

4th

7

24th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 54y

Class 3

15:00 Catterick

Court At Slip

11st 2lb

J: Mr William Easterby

T: Tim Easterby

in touch with leaders, lost position gradually before 3 out, kept on from 2 out, no telling impression

5/1

Form: -53PPP C

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 2lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Belatedly found the winning thread over fences with two successes at Doncaster last term; inconsistent since, however, and pulled up in his last three races; opposed.
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4th

6

7th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

17:12 Southwell

Lough Salt

10st 2lb

J: John Kington

T: Peter Winks

Veteran who went close at Sedgefield in October (3m3f, good) but he'll do well to get competitive here from well out of the weights.

33/1

4th

6

7th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

17:12 Southwell

Lough Salt

10st 2lb

J: John Kington

T: Peter Winks

Veteran who went close at Sedgefield in October (3m3f, good) but he'll do well to get competitive here from well out of the weights.

33/1

Form: 154-25 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Had wind surgery prior to his good second at Doncaster (3m2f, good) in November and was probably unsuited by heavy ground last time; game winner of this race (off 5lb lower; good to soft) last year and warrants respect back here.
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4

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Bring The Action

11st 3lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Nigel Hawke

midfield

7/2

4

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Bring The Action

11st 3lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Nigel Hawke

midfield

7/2

1st

4

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

17:17 Hereford

Bring The Action

10st 12lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Nigel Hawke

Inconsistent this term but has possibilities provided he takes well to new headgear; had wind surgery (his second) since last run; sole rules win came off 17lb higher.

10/1

Form: 422-5P

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Runner-up a few times (point/hurdles); however, not in much form in two outings (chase/hurdle) this season; subsequently had a second wind surgery, which needs to prompt a revival.
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2nd

7

20th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 5y

Class 4

14:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Robin Des Fox

11st 1lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Oliver Signy

prominent

16/1

6

26th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 0f 45y

Class 4

12:50 Wetherby

Robin Des Fox

11st 6lb

J: Harrison Beswick

T: Oliver Signy

Runner-up a few times (point/hurdles); however, not in much form in two outings (chase/hurdle) this season; subsequently had a second wind surgery, which needs to prompt a revival.

10/1

6

15th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

15:30 Lingfield

Robin Des Fox

11st 6lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Oliver Signy

Runner-up in a couple of maiden hurdles (2m4f-3m; Ludlow and Sedgefield) either side of wind surgery; fluffed his lines on rules chasing debut at Hexham (3m, soft; 11-4); switches back to the smaller obstacles for handicap (hurdles) debut.

10/1

Form: 1/12/5 D

Last run: 64 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
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3

20th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 4f 97y

Class 3

15:50 Haydock

Robyndzone

11st 7lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

prominent, raced wide after 2nd, not fluent and lost position 5th, mistake and reminder 6th, dropped to last 9th, pulled up before 10th

6/1

5

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 6f 153y

Class 3

15:40 Exeter

Robyndzone

11st 7lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Venetia Williams

10yo who is still improving; won on reappearance at Ludlow (3m1f, good to soft) in November and, following a mid-race fall at Sandown, won when upped in trip at Haydock (3m4f, heavy); did it nicely under Ned Fox last time and a 7lb rise may not stop him this afternoon.

4/1

1st

6

30th Dec 2023

Heavy

3m 4f 97y

Class 2

13:25 Haydock

Robyndzone

10st 3lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Venetia Williams

Made if two wins in three starts when seeing off eight rivals on his Ludlow reappearance (3m1f, good to soft) in November; fell around halfway at Sandown since; this trip and heavy ground both unknowns but his yard continues in good form.

9/1

Form: PU2P-P D

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 2lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Veteran who completed a double at Bangor in May 2021, then had a layoff; far from solid on 2022 form and age appears to be catching up with him; others preferred.
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10th

12

27th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:18 Uttoxeter

Loch Garman Aris

10st 8lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Gary Hanmer

Creditable second of 17 here (2m7f, good to soft) last May but this teenager has struggled in both runs this winter and he remains without a win since 2021.

25/1

8th

13

17th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

15:55 Southwell

Loch Garman Aris

10st 7lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Gary Hanmer

towards rear

20/1

6th

7

8th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 2f 0y

Class 5

15:35 Warwick

Loch Garman Aris

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Gary Hanmer

Veteran who has never won over hurdles but who finished a good second of 17 at Uttoxeter when last seen in May; has tended to need an outing in recent seasons but repeat of that effort would put him firmly in this.

13/2

Non-runners

Robyndzone

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £68.00
Straight Forecast £57.15
Tricast £248.73
Trifecta £432.30

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Bring The Action

POSTDATA:

Court At Slip

Daily Mirror:

Good Work

The Times:

Return Fire

The Star:

Good Work

Daily Record:

Good Work

Telegraph:

Court At Slip

D Express:

Court At Slip

The Sun:

Court At Slip

RP Ratings:

Bring The Action

TOPSPEED:

Bring The Action

WEST COUNTRY:

Bring The Action

The Guardian:

Bring The Action

Daily Mail:

Bring The Action