April 22 / 17.05 Bangor-on-Dee

17.05

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

  • 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 II)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £6.00
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 35

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beaten 12l into third at Fontwell (good to soft) and wasn't the only one made to look slow by a very impressive winner at Newbury (soft); should be right in the thick of it.
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1st

3

22nd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Warwick

Push The Button

11st 6lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

jumped right on occasions but jumped well, made all, ridden and kept on well against near rail run-in, won going away

6/4

4th

4

27th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 200y

Class 2

14:45 Cheltenham

Push The Button

11st 3lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Ended last season with good-ground Bangor bumper win and displayed significant improvement to score on last month's hurdling debut at Worcester (2m4f, good to soft); open to further progress but others look stronger.

10/1

1st

7

29th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:25 Worcester

Push The Button

11st 1lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Creditable fifth of 19 in valuable Newbury bumper (soft) in March and opened account in easier race at Bangor (good) the following month; probably needs to improve to make winning hurdle debut here but has potential.

8/1

100/1

  • Place: £11.10

Form: 8

Last run: 44 days

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
125-1 and finished tailed off at Wincanton (good to soft).
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2nd

7

22nd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

17:05 Bangor-on-Dee

Barford Groover

10st 7lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

held up in rear, good headway over 2f out, edged left when challenging over 1f out, soon bumped rival, led narrowly inside final furlong, headed inside final 110yds, no extra towards finish

100/1

8th

9

9th Mar 2023

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

17:00 Wincanton

Barford Groover

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

took keen hold, held up in rear, ridden and no impression from 4f out

33/1

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7/4

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 134 BF

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Since winning comfortably on good ground at Huntingdon (1m5f) he's finished third at Cheltenham (soft, Listed) and fourth under a penalty at Kempton (good), the form of which has been franked; penalised again but sets the standard.
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4th

6

29th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

14:15 Doncaster

Dancing In Brazil

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Good-ground bumper winner who also ran well on soft going in that sphere; mid-race unseat on last month's hurdle debut before 5l second at Kempton (2m, good to soft); needs something extra today but his useful pedigree provides optimism he'll improve for this longer trip; possible contender.

11/2

2nd

2

27th Nov 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

12:50 Kempton

Dancing In Brazil

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Unseated rider mid-race at Wincanton on hurdles/seasonal debut; bumper form included a win at Huntingdon (good) and solid effort in Listed grade at Cheltenham (soft); likely player granted a clear round.

3/1

0

2

11th Nov 2023

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 3

12:40 Wincanton

Dancing In Brazil

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

Unable to justify a penalty in bumpers but performed to a good level and has reportedly strengthened up during the summer; should make up into a capable hurdler.

4/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Second foal; half-brother to bumper/2m hurdle winner Magical Maggie; dam well held bumpers/hurdles, half-sister to AW bumper, 2m2f Flat and 2m1f-2m7f hurdle winner Cloudy Spirit; stable has success in these races.
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3rd

7

6th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

15:40 Ludlow

Lightningupourdays

11st 2lb

J: Jay Tidball

T: Alastair Ralph

took keen hold, midfield, some headway 4f out, outpaced 3f out

10/1

4th

3

22nd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

17:05 Bangor-on-Dee

Lightningupourdays

11st 0lb

J: Jay Tidball

T: Alastair Ralph

Second foal; half-brother to bumper/2m hurdle winner Magical Maggie; dam well held bumpers/hurdles, half-sister to AW bumper, 2m2f Flat and 2m1f-2m7f hurdle winner Cloudy Spirit; stable has success in these races.

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fifth foal; dam Listed bumper/2m3f hurdle winner, half-sister to 2m6f-3m4f hurdle/chase winner Double Dizzy; yard 3-42 in bumpers recent seasons and probably best watched.
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4th

11

15th Jan 2024

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:07 Hereford

The Winslow Boy

11st 4lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

Only fifth but beaten just the 10l in a Bangor bumper (good) and that was a pleasing start; can progress.

40/1

5th

6

22nd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

17:05 Bangor-on-Dee

The Winslow Boy

11st 0lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

Fifth foal; dam Listed bumper/2m3f hurdle winner, half-sister to 2m6f-3m4f hurdle/chase winner Double Dizzy; yard 3-42 in bumpers recent seasons and probably best watched.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
£64,000 3yo; second foal; dam unraced sister to 2m-3m hurdle/chase winner (including Grade 1) Coney Island, out of unraced close relative of high-class staying jumper Wichita Lineman and half-sister to top-class hurdler Rhinestone Cowboy; lots to like on pedigree and the stable wins bumpers.
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0

1

30th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

13:00 Taunton

Bingo Little

11st 0lb

J: Beau Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

took keen hold, midfield

40/1

0

2

27th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

12:35 Ludlow

Bingo Little

11st 4lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Well bred but he didn't live up to market expectations in sole bumper and, after wind surgery, he was tailed off at 20-1 on his recent hurdling debut at Warwick (2m, soft); tongue-tie worn last time is now removed.

40/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Dam was pulled up in a point and has produced nothing of note thus far; limited appeal.
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7th

8

22nd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

17:05 Bangor-on-Dee

Our Rosie

10st 7lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Michael Mullineaux

Dam was pulled up in a point and has produced nothing of note thus far; limited appeal.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Second foal; dam useful 2m5f/3m hurdle winner, sister to 2m-3m hurdle winner Union Saint, out of 9.5f Flat/2m-2m4f jumps winning half-sister to smart Flat stayer Finalmente and useful 2m4f-3m2f chase winner Gentleman Jon; possibilities should market vibes bode well.
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8th

9

22nd Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

17:05 Bangor-on-Dee

Reely Delightful

10st 7lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Second foal; dam useful 2m5f/3m hurdle winner, sister to 2m-3m hurdle winner Union Saint, out of 9.5f Flat/2m-2m4f jumps winning half-sister to smart Flat stayer Finalmente and useful 2m4f-3m2f chase winner Gentleman Jon; possibilities should market vibes bode well.

11/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Not beaten far in a 3m Irish point in early March, the form of which has yet to be tested; makes debut under rules with his new yard having winners.
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1st

5

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 154y

Class 4

14:15 Wetherby

Magical King

11st 2lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Stuart Edmunds

Runner-up in the autumn on first two hurdle starts (2m4f, good to soft/soft) and, while he hasn't really kicked on, he's run respectably in the face of some tough tasks since; has an easier assignment today and holds leading claims in first-time cheekpieces for yard in flying form.

5/4

5th

6

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 173y

Class 3

13:25 Sandown

Magical King

11st 8lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Went close on rules/hurdle debut in October and better form on all three starts since, place chance when hampered at the final flight on handicap debut won by Classic Anthem here (2m, heavy; stays 2m4f) on second occasion; should not be far away.

9/1

3rd

4

1st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 56y

Class 2

12:20 Cheltenham

Magical King

11st 7lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Went close on rules/hurdle debut in October and better form since when runner-up at Aintree (2m4f, soft) and a hampered fifth of seven on handicap debut at Sandown (2m, heavy); this step back up in trip can help and he has among the best form.

5/1

Non-runners

Magical King

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £386.60
Straight Forecast £348.08
Trifecta £767.20

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Dancing In Brazil

WEST COUNTRY:

Bingo Little

The Times:

Lightningupourdays

The Guardian:

Lightningupourdays

RP Ratings:

Dancing In Brazil

POSTDATA:

Dancing In Brazil

Telegraph:

Dancing In Brazil

Daily Mirror:

Dancing In Brazil

Daily Record:

Dancing In Brazil

Daily Mail:

Bingo Little

D Express:

Bingo Little

The Star:

Bingo Little