December 11 / 11.50 Ayr

11.50

Good To Soft

Coral Get Closer To The Action Junior “National Hunt” Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4752.9
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 6 runners
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Coral Get Closer To The Action Junior “National Hunt” Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 6 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

11/10 (Won)

Form: 1 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
15-2 when a comfortable winner of a bumper at Aintree (2m1f, soft) on last month's debut; this 65,000euros 2yo holds strong claims if transferring the Aintree promise to hurdles at the first attempt.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

5

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

11:50 Ayr

Rocheval

11st 0lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

15-2 when a comfortable winner of a bumper at Aintree (2m1f, soft) on last month's debut; this 65,000euros 2yo holds strong claims if transferring the Aintree promise to hurdles at the first attempt.

11/10

1st

7

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 4

15:50 Aintree

Rocheval

11st 0lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

Cost 65,000euros as a 2yo; by top jumps sire Kapgarde out of a French/Swiss 2m3f-2m6f hurdle/chase winning half-sister to the useful 2m hurdler County Zen; could be the pick of Lucinda Russell's three.

4/1

Form: 2

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
10-1, kept on for 6l second to stablemate Rocheval on their respective debuts in Aintree bumper (2m1f, soft); something to find with the winner but open to improvement and could give another good account on hurdle debut.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

3

29th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:25 Wetherby

I Wish You

11st 0lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

Runner-up to the same stablemate on both starts, a bumper at Aintree (2m1f, soft) then a juvenile hurdle at Ayr (2m, soft); he was well clear of the third last time and is one to consider this afternoon.

5/1

2nd

3

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

11:50 Ayr

I Wish You

11st 0lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

10-1, kept on for 6l second to stablemate Rocheval on their respective debuts in Aintree bumper (2m1f, soft); something to find with the winner but open to improvement and could give another good account on hurdle debut.

5/1

2nd

3

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 4

15:50 Aintree

I Wish You

11st 0lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

14,000euros 2yo; by smart middle-distance performer Night Wish out of a French 2m1f hurdle winner; one of three newcomers for Lucinda Russell, who has a modest strike-rate (6%) in bumpers in the last five seasons.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fourth foal; dam once-raced sister to French 2m1f hurdle winner, half-sister to two French winners; makes debut in a hood but he's in good hands and the betting could be informative.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

8

19th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

14:00 Carlisle

Copernic Du Mazet

10st 9lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

held up in rear, headway and in touch with leaders after 3rd

11/2

3rd

2

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

11:50 Ayr

Copernic Du Mazet

11st 0lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Fourth foal; dam once-raced sister to French 2m1f hurdle winner, half-sister to two French winners; makes debut in a hood but he's in good hands and the betting could be informative.

14/1

Form: F

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Looked unlikely to finish in the places before taking a tired fall at the final flight on debut at Musselburgh (1m7f, good to soft; 8-1) but he showed some ability and is open to improvement; not discounted.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

11

18th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 124y

Class 5

16:50 Musselburgh

La Quarite

10st 4lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Iain Jardine

Tailed off the last twice but prior to those he showed ability on his debut over this C&D (fell at final flight) and he has a lowly mark and a valuable 12lb 4yo allowance on this handicap debut; the first-time hood could help him settle better and he may be of interest; watch the betting.

14/1

5th

5

1st Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 124y

Class 4

12:35 Musselburgh

La Quarite

11st 0lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Iain Jardine

pulled hard, held up in rear

33/1

5th

4

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

11:50 Ayr

La Quarite

11st 0lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Iain Jardine

Looked unlikely to finish in the places before taking a tired fall at the final flight on debut at Musselburgh (1m7f, good to soft; 8-1) but he showed some ability and is open to improvement; not discounted.

6/1

OUR TIP

Form: 31 D

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

(1)

17th May 2023

1m 1f 0y

14:20 Kenilworth

Summer Night City

9st 0lb

J: S Veale

T: A E Sands

(5)

11th Apr 2023

1m 1f 0y

14:40 Kenilworth

Summer Night City

8st 5lb

J: S Veale

T: A E Sands

(7)

14th Mar 2023

1m 2f 0y

12:30 Durbanville

Summer Night City

8st 3lb

J: K Matsunyane

T: A E Sands

Form: 60

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has travelled from Northern Ireland and a market check is advised, but she's been tailed off at big odds on her first two starts.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

0

7

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

11:50 Ayr

Tiny Angel

10st 7lb

J: Mr M E McCrory

T: Noel C Kelly

Has travelled from Northern Ireland and a market check is advised, but she's been tailed off at big odds on her first two starts.

20/1

10th

12

25th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 160y

11:40 Punchestown

Tiny Angel

10st 7lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

Tailed off when 80-1 for her hurdle debut a fortnight ago.

50/1

6th

8

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

12:35 Down Royal

Tiny Angel

10st 3lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

always behind, didn't always jump with fluency, mistake 1st

33/1

Non-runners

Vinnie O'Neil

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Straight Forecast £4.28

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Rocheval

The Guardian:

La Quarite

POSTDATA:

Rocheval

The Times:

Rocheval

Telegraph:

Rocheval

Daily Mail:

Rocheval

D Express:

Rocheval

Daily Mirror:

Rocheval

The Sun:

Rocheval

The Star:

Rocheval

Daily Record:

Rocheval