November 21 / 14.40 Hereford

14.40

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  • 3m 1f 119y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

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11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.34
  • Place: £1.40

Form: /23F2-

Last run: 210 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Bumper winner who has been placed in four of his five completed starts over hurdles, clear second in Ffos Las maiden (2m6f, good; blinkers applied) when last seen; solid contender back at handicap level.
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3rd

1

16th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 166y

Class 4

17:40 Fontwell

Norton Hill

12st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Anthony Honeyball

jumped right on occasions, led, hit 5th, not fluent 8th, headed 2 out, no extra from last

2/1

3rd

1

16th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 166y

Class 4

17:40 Fontwell

Norton Hill

12st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Anthony Honeyball

jumped right on occasions, led, hit 5th, not fluent 8th, headed 2 out, no extra from last

2/1

4th

6

14th Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 3

15:15 Plumpton

Norton Hill

11st 10lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Anthony Honeyball

led but pestered, hit 6th, joined 8th, not fluent 9th, lost two places 3 out

7/4

7/4

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 3737-F BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Was in the process of showing improvement and looked the likely winner when falling two out at Huntingdon (3m1f, good to soft) last month on stable/seasonal debut; still has low mileage; major player up just 3lb, granted a clear round.
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13/2

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 22U-44 BF

Last run: 84 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
Two wins in 2021; weak finisher after the final flight in both outings this year but had wind surgery since and consequently may well see this race out better; bred to stay the new trip; possibilities.
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3rd

12

23rd Jan 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 52y

Class 4

15:10 Newbury

Kazontherazz

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Martin Keighley

Stays 3m and she raced up with the pace when only narrowly denied over 2m5f at Ludlow a month ago (soft); solid each-way chance if in similar form here but others might be better handicapped.

12/1

2nd

9

20th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

12:05 Ludlow

Kazontherazz

11st 0lb

J: Miss Heidi Palin

T: Martin Keighley

Lightly raced since her last win off a 7lb lower mark two years ago; encouraging third back from wind surgery at Hereford (3m1f) and she's effective at this shorter trip.

15/2

3rd

2

21st Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Kazontherazz

11st 9lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Martin Keighley

Two wins in 2021; weak finisher after the final flight in both outings this year but had wind surgery since and consequently may well see this race out better; bred to stay the new trip; possibilities.

13/2

Form: 613549

Last run: 5 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Suited by good ground and didn't have her ideal conditions at Market Rasen five days ago; however, going back up in grade is no help, having done all her winning in Class 5 (off lower marks).
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4th

5

21st Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Dynamic Kate

11st 4lb

J: Mr A P Ryan

T: Neil Mulholland

Suited by good ground and didn't have her ideal conditions at Market Rasen five days ago; however, going back up in grade is no help, having done all her winning in Class 5 (off lower marks).

14/1

9th

1

16th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 16y

Class 5

15:51 Market Rasen

Dynamic Kate

12st 0lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Neil Mulholland

held up in rear, no impression from 3 out

9/2

4th

3

9th Oct 2023

Good

2m 6f 7y

Class 4

14:05 Stratford

Dynamic Kate

11st 3lb

J: Thomasina Eyston

T: Neil Mulholland

Came from off the pace for clearcut success at Worcester (2m7f, good) in August and didn't really have the races run to suit when running very respectably on next two outings; probably still on a workable mark if all goes to plan here.

9/2

Form: /249-4

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
2m winner in this sphere; stayer on the Flat; not disgraced over C&D (good) returned to hurdles but his effort rather petered out after pulling hard; chance partly depends on whether he settles better.
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6

(7)

14th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

20:40 Chepstow

Fred Bear

9st 6lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Neil Mulholland

slowly into stride, in rear and outpaced, pulled up over 5f out

10/1

6

(7)

14th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

20:40 Chepstow

Fred Bear

9st 6lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Neil Mulholland

slowly into stride, in rear and outpaced, pulled up over 5f out

10/1

5th

8

21st Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Fred Bear

10st 13lb

J: Dylan Whelan

T: Neil Mulholland

2m winner in this sphere; stayer on the Flat; not disgraced over C&D (good) returned to hurdles but his effort rather petered out after pulling hard; chance partly depends on whether he settles better.

8/1

Form: -P3733

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 9lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Two wins over hurdles at Worcester for previous yard; 0-5 for current stable but ran respectably in C&D event (good) most recently, finishing third, and remains on a workable mark; one to consider.
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8th

14

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 4

12:50 Doncaster

Sheila Nash

10st 6lb

J: Oscar Palmer

T: Richard Phillips

Posted two fair thirds this autumn (2m7f/3m, good to soft/good) but needs something extra today and she was only sixth at Hereford last time.

16/1

6th

9

21st Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Sheila Nash

10st 9lb

J: Oscar Palmer

T: Richard Phillips

Two wins over hurdles at Worcester for previous yard; 0-5 for current stable but ran respectably in C&D event (good) most recently, finishing third, and remains on a workable mark; one to consider.

7/1

3rd

10

6th Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 5

12:50 Hereford

Sheila Nash

11st 0lb

J: Oscar Palmer

T: Richard Phillips

Won back-to-back 2m7f handicaps at Worcester last year when good ground seemed to suit her; only third there on good to soft last time and conditions could be similar here.

12/1

Form: 9-6073 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 7lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Veteran who showed clear signs of a return to form in C&D contest (good to firm) five weeks ago, finishing third; tad vulnerable against younger rivals but could go well again; 15lb below last winning mark.
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7th

3

6th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 5

12:20 Ludlow

Sammylou

11st 9lb

J: Nick Slatter

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

His third at Hereford (3m1f, good to firm) in October is a standout recent run as this veteran has been struggling for a while now; ideally wants the ground quicker than this.

10/1

7th

3

21st Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Sammylou

11st 7lb

J: Nick Slatter

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

Veteran who showed clear signs of a return to form in C&D contest (good to firm) five weeks ago, finishing third; tad vulnerable against younger rivals but could go well again; 15lb below last winning mark.

8/1

3rd

3

17th Oct 2023

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 4

15:35 Hereford

Sammylou

11st 11lb

J: Bryony Frost

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

Six-time hurdle winner who is usually ridden very patiently; will be suited by today's conditions but has been out of form for a good while now and needs to turn a corner.

14/1

Form: -24351 D

Last run: 121 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Absent since winning in lower grade at Stratford (3m2f, good; now 5lb higher) four months ago; no certainty to follow up in this better race, especially as she has never won when fresh.
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6th

3

10th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 188y

Class 5

18:20 Sedgefield

Bright Sunbird

11st 7lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Rebecca Menzies

Three-time hurdle winner for Gary Hanmer, most recently at Stratford (3m2f, good) last summer; not seen since a poor run in November but can cope with today's drop back in trip and it will be interesting to see what Rebecca Menzies can do with her.

16/1

6th

3

10th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 188y

Class 5

18:20 Sedgefield

Bright Sunbird

11st 7lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Rebecca Menzies

Three-time hurdle winner for Gary Hanmer, most recently at Stratford (3m2f, good) last summer; not seen since a poor run in November but can cope with today's drop back in trip and it will be interesting to see what Rebecca Menzies can do with her.

16/1

8th

4

21st Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 4

14:40 Hereford

Bright Sunbird

11st 5lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Gary Hanmer

Absent since winning in lower grade at Stratford (3m2f, good; now 5lb higher) four months ago; no certainty to follow up in this better race, especially as she has never won when fresh.

9/1

Form: 0-6427

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish maiden who has weak claims on his two efforts here (2m3f) for new stable, well held in match race on first occasion; however, may be capable of improvement now handicapping and upped in distance.
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4th

11

25th Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:35 Warwick

Meranti

10st 8lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Pulled up on both hurdling starts this season and also struggled (albeit on heavy ground) on last month's chasing debut; moves back up from 2m3f today; big leap of faith required to support him.

33/1

4th

11

25th Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:35 Warwick

Meranti

10st 8lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Pulled up on both hurdling starts this season and also struggled (albeit on heavy ground) on last month's chasing debut; moves back up from 2m3f today; big leap of faith required to support him.

33/1

9

25th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 48y

Class 5

14:20 Exeter

Meranti

10st 12lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Sheila Lewis

Lightly raced 6yo who has a useful pedigree and is one to watch in the betting on chase debut; however, he's been tailed off/pulled up in his three handicap hurdles and needs to be an entirely different proposition today.

50/1

Form: /4P0P-

Last run: 316 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
No worthwhile form in five runs (bumpers/hurdles) and has earned a mark of just 45, meaning he's 38lb out of the weights on handicap debut; massive slice of improvement is required.
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12

31st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 5

16:25 Leicester

Kalibrate

10st 5lb

J: Harry Atkins

T: Martin Keighley

Yet to show any form of note and pulled up in 3m1f Hereford handicap on his return in November; it's easy to look elsewhere.

66/1

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Payout
Exacta £13.10
Straight Forecast £15.52
Tricast £80.51
Trifecta £77.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Aldsworth

RP RATINGS:

Sammylou

TOPSPEED:

Bright Sunbird

WEST COUNTRY:

Norton Hill

Daily Mail:

Aldsworth

D Express:

Aldsworth

Daily Mirror:

Aldsworth

The Star:

Aldsworth

Telegraph:

Bright Sunbird

Daily Record:

Bright Sunbird

POSTDATA:

Sammylou

The Times:

Sammylou

The Guardian:

Sammylou

The Sun:

Sammylou