January 14 / 13.50 Kelso

13.50

Soft

Racing TV Handicap Chase (Go North Monet’s Garden Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £5281
  • 2m 5f 133y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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Racing TV Handicap Chase (Go North Monet’s Garden Series Qualifier)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.70
  • Place: £3.50

Form: 26-245

Last run: 92 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict
His form has gone the wrong way and he was soundly beaten on his last two starts in October; however, he's dropped to a dangerous mark and is worth a second look given the flying form of his stable.
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4th

4

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 28y

Class 4

18:55 Sedgefield

Tupelo Mississippi

11st 7lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Brian Ellison

Failed to fulfil early potential; did show a willing attitude when toughing it out at Kelso (2m5f, soft; from a 5lb lower mark) in January; given a break since latest Fakenham reverse - a track which isn't the easiest to handle - but isn't totally proven on good ground.

12/1

4th

4

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 28y

Class 4

18:55 Sedgefield

Tupelo Mississippi

11st 7lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Brian Ellison

Failed to fulfil early potential; did show a willing attitude when toughing it out at Kelso (2m5f, soft; from a 5lb lower mark) in January; given a break since latest Fakenham reverse - a track which isn't the easiest to handle - but isn't totally proven on good ground.

12/1

3

16th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 5f 44y

Class 4

15:10 Fakenham

Tupelo Mississippi

11st 9lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Brian Ellison

Had been struggling but off a reduced mark he finally came good over fences with a narrow success at Kelso (2m5f, soft); this place should suit his prominent running style and Harry Cobden is a good booking; back up 5lb.

11/4

6/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: PF-P11

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Returned to form to win at Sedgefield (3m3f, soft) in November and followed up at Musselburgh (2m7f, good to soft) last month; drops back in distance today but he can be versatile trip-wise and this rejuvenated 10yo remains well treated on his old form; effective here and he's on the shortlist.
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2

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 41y

Class 4

16:00 Hexham

Deep Charm

11st 13lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

in touch with leaders, mistake and lost position 7th, towards rear 9th, some headway when hit 13th

8/1

2

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 41y

Class 4

16:00 Hexham

Deep Charm

11st 13lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

in touch with leaders, mistake and lost position 7th, towards rear 9th, some headway when hit 13th

8/1

6

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 210y

Class 2

15:22 Carlisle

Deep Charm

11st 3lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Won two in a row towards the end of last year (3m3f/2m7f) and went very close at Kelso (2m5f, soft) in January; back to winning ways at Sedgefield (3m3f, soft) last month and, while he's dropping back in trip today, the stiff track and demanding ground will make this a test of stamina; a possible.

7/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 53-631 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 10lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict
Ex-French 11yo who was an encouraging third at Wetherby (3m, soft) in November on his second stable start, and built on that to win at Sedgefield (2m3f, good to soft) on Boxing Day; respected up 4lb.
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7th

2

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 207y

Class 2

14:47 Carlisle

Duo DEnfer

10st 12lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

took keen hold, midfield on inner, headway and in touch with leaders 6th

10/1

7th

2

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 207y

Class 2

14:47 Carlisle

Duo DEnfer

10st 12lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

took keen hold, midfield on inner, headway and in touch with leaders 6th

10/1

4th

1

22nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

17:05 Hexham

Duo DEnfer

12st 1lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Ex-French 11yo who has won two Sedgefield chases (2m3f/2m1f) for new stable this season; below form when last of four last month but makes British hurdling debut from a 6lb lower mark and has a fighting chance.

100/30

OUR TIP

Form: 33300P D

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Three-time chase winner but struggled in the autumn on final two runs for Gordon Elliott and same story on recent stable debut at Haydock.
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7th

2

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 14y

Class 4

14:45 Kelso

Arctic Ambition

11st 13lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Paul Robson

A multiple winner in Ireland for Gordon Elliott but he ended his time there out of form and has been below his best both starts for his current yard, a never-dangerous fourth over 2m5f here on the latter occasion; more is required despite a falling mark.

8/1

4th

2

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 4

13:50 Kelso

Arctic Ambition

11st 12lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Paul Robson

Three-time chase winner but struggled in the autumn on final two runs for Gordon Elliott and same story on recent stable debut at Haydock.

40/1

0

6

30th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 203y

Class 3

15:10 Haydock

Arctic Ambition

11st 2lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Paul Robson

in touch with leaders

20/1

Form: 551-07 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Won off this mark at Carlisle (2m4f, heavy) last March and today's return to deeper ground is a likely plus; however, he's been tailed off at Carlisle on his two runs this season and a major turnaround is needed.
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7th

7

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 110y

Class 2

15:57 Carlisle

Uptown Harry

11st 2lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Jane Walton

Returned to form to win over C&D (soft) last month; back up 7lb he remains on the same mark as for last March's win here (2m4f, heavy), and he's clearly right at home here on testing ground; contender.

8/1

7th

7

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 110y

Class 2

15:57 Carlisle

Uptown Harry

11st 2lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Jane Walton

Returned to form to win over C&D (soft) last month; back up 7lb he remains on the same mark as for last March's win here (2m4f, heavy), and he's clearly right at home here on testing ground; contender.

8/1

1st

7

7th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 110y

Class 4

16:55 Carlisle

Uptown Harry

10st 11lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Jane Walton

Course winner who hinted at a revival when sixth of 12 over C&D last month, leading long way; well in the mix off a 3lb lower mark now.

16/1

Form: 8451-3 CD

Last run: 225 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Won over C&D (good) last April on third chase start before fair third at Hexham (2m4f, good); may be thereabouts if returning in similar form but takes on race-fit rivals and best runs have been on good/good to soft.
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3rd

5

8th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 20y

Class 5

16:00 Ayr

Azof Des Mottes

11st 3lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

Sole success in 18 starts (including three points) came at Kelso (2m6f, good) last April; fair third of eight here (2m4f, soft) last month and is back off his winning mark, but he still has stamina to prove and may prefer better ground.

12/1

3rd

8

13th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

14:45 Ayr

Azof Des Mottes

10st 5lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

Arguably shaped with more promise than eventual 35l defeat suggests at Kelso (2m5f, soft) last month, after a break, but his win over that C&D last spring was recorded on good ground, and he'd appeal more on a quicker surface.

12/1

6th

13

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 4

13:50 Kelso

Azof Des Mottes

10st 2lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

Won over C&D (good) last April on third chase start before fair third at Hexham (2m4f, good); may be thereabouts if returning in similar form but takes on race-fit rivals and best runs have been on good/good to soft.

14/1

Form: 1-P224

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Runner-up twice in a row in the autumn (C&D/2m4f, good/soft) before fair fourth of five here (3m2f, soft), when not quite seeing out the trip; every chance she'll be in the mix now back down in distance.
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1

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 91y

Class 5

15:47 Newcastle

Without Conviction

12st 0lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

3m chase winner on good last spring; last two efforts have been well below par but she is now well treated on form earlier in the season; bit to prove but no surprise if she bounces back.

10/1

7th

1

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 138y

Class 5

14:15 Musselburgh

Without Conviction

12st 0lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

3m Ayr winner last March and runner-up twice over about 2m5f/2m4f in the autumn; needs to bounce back from a heavy defeat at Kelso on latest outing and now has cheekpieces first time; more appeal than most.

9/2

7th

9

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 4

13:50 Kelso

Without Conviction

11st 2lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

Runner-up twice in a row in the autumn (C&D/2m4f, good/soft) before fair fourth of five here (3m2f, soft), when not quite seeing out the trip; every chance she'll be in the mix now back down in distance.

15/2

Form: 6-2036

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
He's well handicapped on hurdle form as recent as last May. when second over 2m6f here, but he failed to shine on his last two runs in that sphere and was down the field on his chase debut at Newcastle three weeks ago.
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8th

12

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 4

13:50 Kelso

Firth Of Forth

10st 9lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

He's well handicapped on hurdle form as recent as last May. when second over 2m6f here, but he failed to shine on his last two runs in that sphere and was down the field on his chase debut at Newcastle three weeks ago.

20/1

6th

6

23rd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 91y

Class 4

13:05 Newcastle

Firth Of Forth

10st 8lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

held up in rear

12/1

3rd

4

29th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

14:45 Kelso

Firth Of Forth

11st 8lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

in touch with leaders, hung right and went third before 2 out, weakened before last

8/1

Form: F41/88 C

Last run: 59 days

W: 12st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
Well beaten over hurdles in the autumn following a long absence; this 10yo needs to prove how much ability he retains but chasing is his optimum discipline; market check advised now back over fences.
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4th

5

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

14:18 Southwell

Valence DAumont

11st 7lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Sue Smith

Won three good-ground chases in 2021 (2m-2m4f) but, following a long absence, has been out of form over hurdles and fences this season; revival needed.

33/1

4th

5

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

14:18 Southwell

Valence DAumont

11st 7lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Sue Smith

Won three good-ground chases in 2021 (2m-2m4f) but, following a long absence, has been out of form over hurdles and fences this season; revival needed.

33/1

6

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 31y

Class 4

14:05 Doncaster

Valence DAumont

11st 3lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Sue Smith

in touch with leaders

25/1

Form: 75-5P3 C

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Needs to produce more than he's managed this season on his first three chase starts, but Musselburgh last time was a sizeable step in the right direction and he could continue to get better over fences; won here twice over hurdles and he's well treated on his form in that sphere; not ruled out.
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0

4

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 4

13:50 Kelso

Dancewiththewind

11st 9lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

Needs to produce more than he's managed this season on his first three chase starts, but Musselburgh last time was a sizeable step in the right direction and he could continue to get better over fences; won here twice over hurdles and he's well treated on his form in that sphere; not ruled out.

10/1

3rd

1

18th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 4

13:55 Musselburgh

Dancewiththewind

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

Won Irish point earlier in career but his four rules wins have come over hurdles and although he had a stiff task on chase debut at Carlisle he showed no enthusiasm when pulled up early at Kelso in November (first-time cheekpieces, discarded now); risky.

7/2

0

2

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 1f 14y

Class 4

12:30 Kelso

Dancewiththewind

11st 9lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

raced in last, reminder after 1st, detached after 3rd, pulled up after 4th

7/1

Form: 77-3P1

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Pulled up early on chase debut after bad mistake caused saddle to slip; major improvement when easy winner at Ayr (2m4f, soft) next time and runner-up has since gone one better; a 9lb rise may not stop this unexposed 7yo.
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5th

4

26th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 3

15:15 Perth

Artic Row

11st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: N W Alexander

Hasn't always been foot perfect over fences but he's won all three completed starts and was nicely on top in the latest at Ayr (2m4f, good to soft); progressive, and breeding offers plenty of optimism for him staying this longer trip.

9/2

5th

4

26th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 3

15:15 Perth

Artic Row

11st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: N W Alexander

Hasn't always been foot perfect over fences but he's won all three completed starts and was nicely on top in the latest at Ayr (2m4f, good to soft); progressive, and breeding offers plenty of optimism for him staying this longer trip.

9/2

1st

7

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

15:30 Ayr

Artic Row

11st 6lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: N W Alexander

Has suffered a couple of mishaps since switched to chasing in the autumn but won over C&D (soft) both times he completed; raised another 7lb since digging deep to repel Monochromix here last month but he travelled well for a long way and the front pair drew a long way clear of the others; likely contender.

11/4

Non-runners

Massini Man, Pookie Pekan

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £67.00
Straight Forecast £57.74
Tricast £277.46
Trifecta £389.80

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Artic Row

TOPSPEED:

Tupelo Mississippi

SPOTLIGHT:

Massini Man

Daily Mirror:

Deep Charm

POSTDATA:

Without Conviction

The Sun:

Duo D'Enfer

The Times:

Artic Row

Telegraph:

Artic Row

The Star:

Artic Row

Daily Record:

Artic Row

D Express:

Tupelo Mississippi

Daily Mail:

Massini Man