March 29 / 16.45 Newcastle

16.45

Heavy

QuinnBet Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4330.42
  • 2m 0f 190y
  • Class 5
  • 10 runners
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QuinnBet Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

33/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 099

Last run: 57 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Showed some ability in a point in 2020 and makes his handicap debut off a basement mark; however, following a long absence he's achieved very little this season when big odds for his three rules starts.
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2nd

7

30th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

13:55 Carlisle

Chumlee

10st 4lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Sandy Forster

Won by 10l on handicap debut at Newcastle a year ago and built upon encouraging seasonal reappearance when making all there (again 2m1f, heavy) last month; probably needs to take another step forward here but that's possible.

5/1

1st

6

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

16:35 Newcastle

Chumlee

10st 13lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Sandy Forster

took keen hold, made all, set steady pace, increased tempo 3 out, nudged along 2 out, shaken up when left clear last, idled run-in, ridden final 110yds, kept on

7/2

3rd

7

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 5

12:50 Kelso

Chumlee

10st 10lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Sandy Forster

raced in last

7/2

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3/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 445762

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Off a reduced mark he returned to form with a good second behind Artic Row at Ayr (2m, good) recently; certainly of interest on that form but today's ground may not be so suitable for this 14-race maiden.
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6th

10

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Fathers Advice

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: R Mike Smith

took keen hold, prominent

8/1

10

30th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

14:25 Newcastle

Fathers Advice

11st 0lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: R Mike Smith

Now 0-23 after weakening tamely to be a remote third over 2m4f at Ayr when tried in cheekpieces; soft ground was no excuse on that occasion; others have more going for them.

12/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 568B75

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Tailed off on his handicap and chase debut at Sedgefield (2m1f, good) last month and it's hard to be confident on the back of that; however, the time before he was mid-division in a novice hurdle at Catterick (2m3f, soft) and that form suggests he may be able to make an impact off his lowly mark.
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2nd

7

8th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

14:15 Musselburgh

Magic Mike

10st 9lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Paul Robson

took keen hold, led, headed 2nd, joined leader 5th, led again 4 out, rallied when headed run-in, no extra towards finish

9/2

4th

7

17th Oct 2023

Good

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

17:35 Huntingdon

Magic Mike

10st 2lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Paul Robson

Didn't jump great when winning at Southwell (2m, good to soft) but the hot favourite in second was even worse in that department; it could be dodgy form but they did at least pull clear; raised 5lb.

7/2

Form: /F40P-

Last run: 382 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Off since being pulled up on handicap at Ayr just over a year ago; however, he'd shown glimpses of promise previously and his good trainer can ready one after an absence; not ruled out on return.
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4th

4

15th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 1f 77y

Class 5

12:20 Bangor-on-Dee

Hector Master

11st 4lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

Seemingly aided by tongue-tie when runner-up in first two chases, more recently when staying on strongly from poor position at Kelso (2m1f, soft) seven weeks ago; it's hard to know what to make of that piece of form, though, and he's 3lb higher here.

9/4

2nd

7

28th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 1f 14y

Class 5

16:29 Kelso

Hector Master

11st 6lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

in touch with leaders on outer, awkward jump 1st

6/1

Form: 6-48F7

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
His mark continues to tumble and a market check is advised, but he's struggled in handicaps on his last three runs and has to raise his game.
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0

8

25th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

17:30 Southwell

Clean Getaway

10st 5lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

prominent

6/1

3rd

8

4th Jul 2023

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

18:40 Stratford

Clean Getaway

10st 6lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

prominent, ridden before last, kept on but not pace to challenge

4/1

7th

9

9th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

16:50 Market Rasen

Clean Getaway

10st 5lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

0-12 over hurdles (last eight races under Joe Williamson) but last two starts were more like it when fourth over C&D and runner-up in first-time cheekpieces at Cartmel; made most in the latter and there are a few candidates for front-running duties in this line-up but he's a major player if that run is repeated.

4/1

Form: 2/F6F6 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Things didn't work out over fences this winter following a long absence; fair sixth when back over hurdles at Ayr (2m4f, good) three weeks ago and he's well handicapped on his old form, but there's a doubt about today's conditions as he's unproven on anything slower than good to soft.
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6th

3

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

16:30 Hexham

Jimmy Rabbitte

11st 9lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Hasn't won since 2019; on a fair mark now but has a bit to make up with Master Breffni on recent Carlisle form (2m3f, soft).

10/1

6th

3

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

16:30 Hexham

Jimmy Rabbitte

11st 9lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Hasn't won since 2019; on a fair mark now but has a bit to make up with Master Breffni on recent Carlisle form (2m3f, soft).

10/1

5th

6

30th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

17:25 Carlisle

Jimmy Rabbitte

11st 2lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Stuck on a lengthy losing run but hasn't been far away in any of his last four races (2m4f-3m); however, goodish ground is ideal and softer looks troublesome.

12/1

Form: 98F561 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Won at Ayr (2m, good) 18 days ago when wearing a first-time tongue-tie (retained) on his handicap debut; tackles different ground here but he's hinted at promise on heavy ground previously; key player up 4lb.
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1st

7

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

15:30 Ayr

Artic Row

11st 6lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: N W Alexander

Has suffered a couple of mishaps since switched to chasing in the autumn but won over C&D (soft) both times he completed; raised another 7lb since digging deep to repel Monochromix here last month but he travelled well for a long way and the front pair drew a long way clear of the others; likely contender.

11/4

1st

6

13th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

14:45 Ayr

Artic Row

11st 4lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: N W Alexander

Won quite stylishly over C&D (soft) on what was effectively his seasonal/chase debut in December and was in contention for a place at least before penultimate-fence fall at Kelso (2m5f, soft) last month; remains very much of interest.

11/4

0

11

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 4

13:50 Kelso

Artic Row

10st 13lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: N W Alexander

Pulled up early on chase debut after bad mistake caused saddle to slip; major improvement when easy winner at Ayr (2m4f, soft) next time and runner-up has since gone one better; a 9lb rise may not stop this unexposed 7yo.

11/4

Form: 0870P7

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
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5

29th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

16:45 Newcastle

Eddie Mush

10st 13lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Sue Smith

7th

3

28th Feb 2023

Good

1m 7f 156y

Class 4

15:45 Catterick

Eddie Mush

11st 7lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Sue Smith

0-5 and cheekpieces did nothing for him when pulled up on his handicap debut (2m3f); up against it on these terms.

50/1

9

15th Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 154y

Class 5

16:50 Wetherby

Eddie Mush

11st 4lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Sue Smith

0-4; not solid on form but this switch to handicap level, new trip and first-time headgear are possible sources of improvement.

16/1

Form: 1-0904 CD

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Kicked off this season's hurdling campaign with three poor runs but his fourth at Wetherby (2m, soft) last Tuesday was more encouraging; won off 3lb higher over C&D last March and he's one to be interested in.
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9th

5

(2)

12th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 13y

Class 6

15:40 Catterick

Jamil

9st 13lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Tina Jackson

Four-time C&D winner, the latest in July, and he's continued in good form here the next twice; solid claims.

9/2

3rd

7

(6)

21st Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 5

14:25 Catterick

Jamil

10st 5lb

J: Miss Lois Teal

T: Tina Jackson

Likes it here and has run well over C&D on his last three starts, with a third under Lois Teal (good to soft) being followed by a win (good) and a near miss (good to soft); solid claims off the same mark as last time.

7/1

2nd

2

(8)

8th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 6

17:10 Catterick

Jamil

9st 13lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Tina Jackson

Four wins over C&D, the latest last month when scoring narrowly off a 4lb lower mark (good); suited by good ground or softer but has never won off a mark this high.

7/2

Form: 242-5P

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 3lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
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12

23rd May 2023

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

20:50 Hexham

Click And Collect

10st 2lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

11yo who remains a maiden after 19 starts; did run well for a long way at Leicester (2m4f, soft) two runs back but then pulled up and now goes in blinkers.

25/1

9

29th Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

16:45 Newcastle

Click And Collect

10st 3lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

12

22nd Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 5

16:10 Doncaster

Click And Collect

10st 4lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

prominent, mistake 2nd, pecked on landing 5th, mistake and lost ground 3 out (usual 4 out)

20/1

Non-runners

Eddie Mush, Click And Collect

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Payout
Exacta £25.40
Straight Forecast £22.38
Tricast £167.30
Trifecta £154.60

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Artic Row

RP Ratings:

Fathers Advice

POSTDATA:

Artic Row

The Times:

Artic Row

Telegraph:

Artic Row

The Guardian:

Artic Row

D Express:

Artic Row

Daily Mirror:

Artic Row

The Sun:

Artic Row

The Star:

Artic Row

Daily Mail:

Fathers Advice

Daily Record:

Fathers Advice