April 22 / 16.30 Bangor-on-Dee

16.30

Good

tote “Wrexham FC Good Luck Tonight” “Junior” National Hunt Flat Race (Cat 1 Elim’) (GBB) (Div I)

  • Prize money: £2640.5
  • 2m 0f 145y
  • Class 4
  • 9 runners
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tote “Wrexham FC Good Luck Tonight” “Junior” National Hunt Flat Race (Cat 1 Elim’) (GBB) (Div I)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.50
  • Place: £2.20

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Half-sister to winners Presenting Percy (bumper/top-class 2m-3m5f hurdle/chase) and Monkey Puzzle (2m4f hurdle/3m2f chase); dam point winner, half-sister to bumper and 2m2f-2m4f jumps winner/Irish National second Western Charmer; yard 2-4 in bumpers this season and she's one to keep an eye on.
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7th

15

10th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Mrs Tabitha

10st 11lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Won bumper at Bangor (2m, good) on debut last April and she's a half-sister to top-class chaser Presenting Percy; monitor the betting, but she's struggled on her first two hurdle starts (tailed off at 100-1 last time).

100/1

10th

9

20th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

14:25 Ludlow

Mrs Tabitha

11st 0lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Half-sister to top-class chaser Presenting Percy; drew nicely clear to win good-ground Bangor bumper on debut in April but ran no race when switched to hurdling last month and needs to bounce back here.

20/1

25/1

  • Place: £6.40

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
17,000euros foal, unraced dam closely related to bumper/2m hurdle winner Golden Flowerpower and half-sister to useful winners Boychuk and Golden Chieftain; fair standard to aim at on debut and likely best watched.
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5th

5

20th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

17:05 Market Rasen

Gotthereintheend

11st 0lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Laura Horsfall

Second in a Bangor bumper on debut last April (2m, good; 22-1); the winner hasn't shown much over hurdles since and this looks a tougher contest.

14/1

2nd

8

22nd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

16:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Gotthereintheend

10st 7lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Laura Horsfall

17,000euros foal, unraced dam closely related to bumper/2m hurdle winner Golden Flowerpower and half-sister to useful winners Boychuk and Golden Chieftain; fair standard to aim at on debut and likely best watched.

25/1

9

16th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

17:35 Huntingdon

Gotthereintheend

10st 6lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Laura Horsfall

17,000euros foal, unraced dam closely related to bumper/2m hurdle winner Golden Flowerpower and half-sister to useful winners Boychuk and Golden Chieftain; fair standard to aim at on debut and likely best watched.

33/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Sixth foal; half-brother to four Flat winners at up to 1m2f, including Thrave (6f-1m; RPR 101); dam 7f winner (82), half-sister to 15.5f Group 2 winner Stretarez and 1m7f Group 3 winner Street Shaana; yard 2-13 in bumpers this season and market should guide on debut.
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3rd

1

(2)

4th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 5

14:35 Wolverhampton (AW)

Renoir

10st 0lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Ian Williams

Related to winners and some promise on his bumper debut in the spring; likewise over 1m2f on turf last month and is worth keeping an eye on but maybe for when handicapping.

8/1

5th

3

(4)

11th Jul 2023

Good

1m 2f 5y

Class 5

14:45 Pontefract

Renoir

10st 2lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Ian Williams

Fair third on debut in Bangor bumper (2m, good) in April; well beaten at Stratford since (2m, good); makes Flat debut and others are preferred.

33/1

Form: 041 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Left his debut form behind when a promising fourth at Doncaster (good; tongue-tie added) in January and he took another step forward when landing a 17-runner event at Kempton (soft; 33-1) last month; that was a brave success under a positive ride and he's strongly respected under a penalty.
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5th

2

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 111y

Class 2

14:35 Exeter

Josh The Boss

11st 10lb

J: Mr Jamie Neild

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Won his first two hurdle starts (2m5f/2m4f, good/soft) and was running well in a share of second when unseated rider at final flight in Grade 2 at Sandown (2m4f, heavy) in December; strong claims under double penalty.

2/1

0

3

8th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 173y

Class 1

13:50 Sandown

Josh The Boss

11st 2lb

J: Mr Jamie Neild

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Bumper winner (2m, soft) who scored easily on his hurdle debut at Warwick (2m5f, good) in October and followed up at Aintree (2m4f, soft); goes up in grade and his regular rider Jamie Neild can't claim his usual 7lb, but he's clearly thriving and his stable continues in fine form; contender.

7/1

1st

2

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 3

12:25 Aintree

Josh The Boss

11st 5lb

J: Mr Jamie Neild

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Jumped well and scored impressively on hurdling debut at Warwick (2m5f, good; by 19l) five weeks ago; that's the best hurdles form in this contest and he had previously seemed to revel in the mud when winning a big-field bumper at Kempton in the spring; yard won this race in 2019; solid claims.

9/4

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Third foal; closely related to bumper and useful 2m-2m5f hurdle winner The Friday Man; dam useful 2m-2m4f hurdle winner, half-sister to bumper/2m hurdle winner Sanglote; yard has 21% record in bumpers this season and he's an interesting newcomer.
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2

22nd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

16:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Atlantic View

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Third foal; closely related to bumper and useful 2m-2m5f hurdle winner The Friday Man; dam useful 2m-2m4f hurdle winner, half-sister to bumper/2m hurdle winner Sanglote; yard has 21% record in bumpers this season and he's an interesting newcomer.

5/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Second foal; dam bumper/useful 2m-2m3f hurdle winner out of unraced half-sister to bumper/2m5f hurdle winner Maderson Blue, is granddaughter of maiden half-sister to high-class staying chaser Marlborough; yard 4-56 in bumpers in recent years and he's probably a longer-term jumps prospect.
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4th

3

14th May 2023

Good

2m 1f 164y

Class 5

16:50 Plumpton

Golden Identity

10st 10lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

raced in last but in touch with leaders, went fourth and ridden 2f out, kept on until no extra inside final furlong

14/1

3

22nd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

16:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Golden Identity

11st 0lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Second foal; dam bumper/useful 2m-2m3f hurdle winner out of unraced half-sister to bumper/2m5f hurdle winner Maderson Blue, is granddaughter of maiden half-sister to high-class staying chaser Marlborough; yard 4-56 in bumpers in recent years and he's probably a longer-term jumps prospect.

20/1

Form: 4

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Attracted some support into 15-2 and he shaped with promise when a keeping-on fourth at Market Rasen (reported to have lost a shoe) on his debut last month; that was behind an odds-on rival and he should improve for that experience; in the mix.
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3rd

4

28th Jan 2024

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 3

12:20 Doncaster

Graze On Phoenix

11st 2lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: John & Sean Quinn

Showed ability in a couple of spring bumpers; unseated rider early at Sedgefield on the switch to hurdles; bred to do better still, being related to a few winners for his connections; could go well.

20/1

0

2

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

13:25 Sedgefield

Graze On Phoenix

11st 4lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: John Quinn

Similar level of ordinary form in two bumpers and he'll have to raise his game to win this on hurdle debut.

7/1

4

22nd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

16:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Graze On Phoenix

11st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: John Quinn

Attracted some support into 15-2 and he shaped with promise when a keeping-on fourth at Market Rasen (reported to have lost a shoe) on his debut last month; that was behind an odds-on rival and he should improve for that experience; in the mix.

5/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
19,000euros foal, 65,000euros 3yo; sixth foal; brother to French 5.5f-7.5f winner Lisnavagh; dam well held 7f-9.5f, sister to French 1m2f-1m5f winner Kipling, half-sister to French 7.5f AW Listed winner Rockette; yard 2-36 in bumpers in recent years and is probably best watched.
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8th

8

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 62y

Class 4

14:50 Newcastle

Regal And Royal

11st 10lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

held up in rear

20/1

4th

6

22nd Jun 2023

Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

17:25 Uttoxeter

Regal And Royal

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Jennie Candlish

Raced a bit too freely but ran well for a long way when fifth on recent hurdle debut at Bangor (2m, good); will need to improve here but has potential.

12/1

5th

8

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

14:15 Bangor-on-Dee

Regal And Royal

10st 13lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

65,0000euros 3yo; was pulled up on bumper debut here in April (reportedly suffering from irregular heartbeat); now tries hurdles.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Out of a fairly useful 1m-2m Flat winner in France and he made a good start when justifying favouritism in a point bumper (good) last month; now switches to rules and interesting to see if money arrives for him again.
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1st

4

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:45 Lingfield

Wise Guy

11st 6lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Stuart Edmunds

Point winner who may prefer a stiffer stamina test than 2m as it was over 2m3f that he was beaten about 10l into third in his first handicap at Huntingdon (soft); however, that was an effort he should build on given his low mileage.

4/1

3rd

5

8th Feb 2024

Good

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

16:00 Huntingdon

Wise Guy

11st 10lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Good-ground point winner last March; something to find after his two completed runs over hurdles, given wind surgery before latest, but he's upped from 2m for this handicap debut and needs a market check.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta £140.90
Straight Forecast £114.78
Trifecta £2164.60

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Josh The Boss

The Times:

Atlantic View

Daily Mail:

Graze On Phoenix

The Sun:

Mrs Tabitha

The Star:

Regal And Royal

Telegraph:

Atlantic View

D Express:

Graze On Phoenix

RP Ratings:

Josh The Boss

TOPSPEED:

Josh The Boss

POSTDATA:

Josh The Boss

WEST COUNTRY:

Josh The Boss

The Guardian:

Josh The Boss

Daily Mirror:

Josh The Boss

Daily Record:

Josh The Boss