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Get Pulling With PJ Nicholls Ssangyong Novices’ Hurdle (Arc Summer Novices’ Brush Series Qual) (GBB)

  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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Get Pulling With PJ Nicholls Ssangyong Novices’ Hurdle (Arc Summer Novices’ Brush Series Qual) (GBB)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

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Evs (Won)

  • Win: £1.62
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 211 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Has made the most of two easy openings since a tongue-strap was fitted; 12lb penalty will test her mettle in this better contest but she was quite useful on the Flat and can probably go further as a hurdler.
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1st

1

9th Oct 2023

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 4

16:10 Stratford

Myristica

12st 2lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

Useful Flat racer who won three consecutive novice hurdles in May-June (all on good) and was creditable fourth in Summer Hurdle at Market Rasen (2m, soft) on handicap debut in July; no match for winner when second at Warwick (2m, good) a fortnight ago but remains of interest.

11/4

2nd

1

25th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:30 Warwick

Myristica

12st 0lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

Useful Flat racer who won three consecutive novice hurdles in May-June (all on good) and was creditable fourth in Summer Hurdle at Market Rasen (2m, soft) on handicap debut in July; back in much calmer waters here and a major player.

13/8

4th

12

22nd Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 2

14:40 Market Rasen

Myristica

10st 8lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

prominent, pushed along and led 2 out

6/1

5/2

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 3-421 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Finished behind Myristica three starts ago but has run well in two handicaps since, comfortably beating two rivals at Warwick five weeks ago; likely to improve further and looks one for the shortlist.
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3rd

7

29th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 2

16:00 Worcester

Allihies

11st 6lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Has some useful Irish Flat form on his CV and is 2-6 over hurdles since joining Dan Skelton, the latter win gained in C&D handicap ten weeks ago (made all); seemed to enjoy the run of the race that day but could still have a biggger performance in him.

6/1

1st

9

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

18:10 Worcester

Allihies

10st 13lb

J: Bridget Andrews

T: Dan Skelton

Again jumped to the left but still beaten on merit in a C&D novice latest (good); no wriggle room off 7lb higher mark than for his previous three-runner Warwick handicap win, but still unexposed enough to do better.

11/2

2nd

3

5th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:58 Worcester

Allihies

11st 5lb

J: Bridget Andrews

T: Dan Skelton

Finished behind Myristica three starts ago but has run well in two handicaps since, comfortably beating two rivals at Warwick five weeks ago; likely to improve further and looks one for the shortlist.

5/2

10/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 3

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Flat winner; showed enough when third on last month's C&D hurdle debut to suggest he could win at this game but deal of improvement needed in what looks a stronger race.
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4th

5

17th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:20 Southwell

Rick Blaine

11st 2lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Shaun Lycett

raced wide, in touch with leaders 2nd, headway 6th

13/2

0

7

4th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

12:58 Hereford

Rick Blaine

11st 6lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Shaun Lycett

This Flat winner showed some aptitude for hurdling when third in two novice events at Worcester (2m, good) in the summer; should stay this longer trip and may have some untapped potential on handicap debut.

12/1

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point winner in March 2022 but was pulled up the following month and absent since; best watched on debut under rules.
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1st

6

25th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 189y

Class 5

15:35 Huntingdon

Calvic

10st 12lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Maiden hurdler/chaser for Lawney Hill but this point winner got back on track for his new yard when third of ten in C&D handicap 12 days ago; he must enter calculations lowered 2lb here.

3/1

3rd

11

13th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 189y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Calvic

11st 0lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Stuart Edmunds

Point winner in 2022; signed off for Lawney Hill with disappointing run in January and now 0-5 under rules but only faded out of contention on run-in over C&D (good to soft) on chasing debut in October, and it will be interesting to see what Stuart Edmunds can do with him.

13/2

5th

4

22nd Jan 2024

Good

2m 0f 214y

Class 5

13:45 Plumpton

Calvic

11st 10lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Lawney Hill

towards rear, not fluent 3rd, in touch with leaders with one circuit to go, not fluent 7th, soon lost ground, struggling from 8th

6/1

Form: 930-

Last run: 76 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well held in three bumpers; no real appeal on hurdle debut.
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5th

8

12th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:30 Worcester

Quick Of The Night

11st 2lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Dave Roberts

Her best run yet when a 7l fourth in a maiden for mares over 2m here last month (3l behind Come On Du Berlais) and pedigree suggests this longer trip should suit.

14/1

4th

7

1st Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

19:40 Worcester

Quick Of The Night

11st 2lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Dave Roberts

Modest form in three bumpers and no significant impact on her hurdle debut here four weeks ago; taking on her own sex now but easy enough to have reservations.

50/1

5th

10

5th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:58 Worcester

Quick Of The Night

10st 9lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Dave Roberts

Well held in three bumpers; no real appeal on hurdle debut.

50/1

Form: 56

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tailed off in a bumper and well beaten on recent hurdle debut.
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7th

7

18th Jul 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

19:40 Southwell

Il Cima

11st 2lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: L J Morgan

prominent, pushed along and lost position 5th

66/1

6th

7

5th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:58 Worcester

Il Cima

11st 2lb

J: Patrick Cowley

T: L J Morgan

Tailed off in a bumper and well beaten on recent hurdle debut.

66/1

6th

2

26th Jun 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:30 Southwell

Il Cima

11st 2lb

J: Patrick Cowley

T: L J Morgan

took keen hold, held up in rear halfway, pushed along after 5th

25/1

Form: 581 CD

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict
Flat winner; well held in first two hurdle starts but, fitted with a hood for the first time, gained C&D win 20 days ago; possibly fortunate then and probably needs another step forward under a penalty.
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1st

8

(5)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

13:50 Goodwood

Baileys Derbyday

11st 6lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Amy Murphy

prominent, led narrowly 2f out, soon ridden and faced challenge, kept on well inside final furlong

10/1

5th

2

3rd Oct 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

16:40 Southwell

Baileys Derbyday

11st 10lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Amy Murphy

Fairly useful Flat stayer who opened hurdling account in Worcester maiden (2m, good; first-time hood) in June; safely held when upped to 2m4f for handicap debut there in August, though, and needs subsequent wind op to have made a difference.

20/1

Form: 6

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Twice runner-up in modest maiden points; tailed off on recent hurdle debut at Uttoxeter.
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0

10

21st Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

17:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Hedgehopper

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Well beaten in three hurdles before pulling up on handicap/chase debut when 11lb out of the weights; 15lb wrong this time.

50/1

0

9

1st Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Worcester

Hedgehopper

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Twice second in points but tailed off in three hurdle runs; makes chase/handicap debut from 11lb out of the weights.

25/1

8th

5

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:50 Worcester

Hedgehopper

11st 4lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Twice second in points, twice tailed off over hurdles; up in trip.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Third foal; dam, unplaced in a bumper, half-sister to a chase winner; 7yo and best watched on belated racecourse debut.
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0

13

8th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

14:50 Musselburgh

Moo Moos Milan

10st 2lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: L J Morgan

Tailed off at big odds over hurdles this summer on first three starts and he's 13lb wrong for this chase and handicap debut; however, his trainer has an excellent 33% strike-rate here, including wins with well-backed chasing newcomers such as Champ Is Real and Clear The Runway, and he could play a leading role in first-time cheekpieces if attracting market support.

7/1

6th

5

6th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

13:35 Market Rasen

Moo Moos Milan

11st 4lb

J: Patrick Cowley

T: L J Morgan

Showed no significant promise on his first two starts (both 2m), and was a long way behind Book Of Secrets on latter occasion.

50/1

Form: 47

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Flat winner; well beaten in both hurdle starts, the latest over C&D last week; handicaps a better option in due course.
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6th

3

(2)

9th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 6f 17y

Class 6

17:50 Yarmouth

Alpha King

11st 1lb

J: Mr Frederick Tett

T: P Charalambous & J Clutterbuck

Made all in a small field here last summer (11.5f, good to firm) off an 11lb higher mark; record this season is patchy at best but this is a weak race and a revival wouldn't be out of the question; new headgear on.

6/1

7th

2

(2)

1st Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 23y

Class 6

16:10 Yarmouth

Alpha King

9st 13lb

J: William Carson

T: P Charalambous & J Clutterbuck

Had plenty in his favour when well backed on his comeback here in May, but bombed and has run poorly since, including a few times over hurdles; has it all to prove now.

20/1

10th

4

5th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:58 Worcester

Alpha King

11st 2lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: P Charalambous & J Clutterbuck

Flat winner; well beaten in both hurdle starts, the latest over C&D last week; handicaps a better option in due course.

66/1

Form: 68

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beaten a long way on both starts.
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0

6

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 1f 166y

Class 5

16:38 Fontwell

The Swede

10st 2lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Harriet Brown

held up in rear, dropped to last after 7th, weakened after 3 out, pulled up before last

66/1

9th

12

1st Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

20:45 Worcester

The Swede

10st 2lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Harriet Brown

Well beaten at triple-digit odds in four novice hurdles (2m-2m4f) and makes handicap debut from 26lb out of the weights; needs the step up in trip to unlock considerable improvement.

33/1

6th

9

25th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

15:55 Southwell

The Swede

11st 0lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Harriet Brown

Well beaten at triple-digit odds in three 2m maiden/novice hurdles; moves up in trip today.

100/1

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Payout
Exacta £3.30
Straight Forecast £2.86
Trifecta £10.70

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Myristica

The Times:

Allihies

The Guardian:

Allihies

Daily Mail:

Allihies

RP RATINGS:

Myristica

POSTDATA:

Myristica

WEST COUNTRY:

Myristica

Telegraph:

Myristica

D Express:

Myristica

Daily Mirror:

Myristica

The Sun:

Myristica

The Star:

Myristica

Daily Record:

Myristica