February 13 / 14.45 Ayr

14.45

Soft

Virgin Bet Best Odds Daily Handicap Chase (Go North Monet’s Garden Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £4752.9
  • 2m 4f 110y
  • Class 4
  • 8 runners
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Virgin Bet Best Odds Daily Handicap Chase (Go North Monet’s Garden Series Qualifier)

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

11/4 (Won)

  • Win: £3.75
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 7-3P1F CD BF

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Won quite stylishly over C&D (soft) on what was effectively his seasonal/chase debut in December and was in contention for a place at least before penultimate-fence fall at Kelso (2m5f, soft) last month; remains very much of interest.
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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

11/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 2-255P

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Runner-up on seasonal/handicap hurdle debut at Hexham (2m4f, soft) in October but has gone the wrong way since, and was particularly disappointing when pulled up at Musselburgh last month; makes chasing debut here; needs to get career back on track.
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2nd

7

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 210y

Class 2

15:22 Carlisle

Monochromix

11st 1lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

0-10 but showed improved form when close second on chase debut at Ayr (2m4f, soft) in February, and perhaps good to soft going didn't play to his strengths when fourth there (2m4f) latest; retains potential for good yard and today's stiff 2m4f on testing ground could be right up this 6yo's street.

15/2

2nd

7

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 210y

Class 2

15:22 Carlisle

Monochromix

11st 1lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

0-10 but showed improved form when close second on chase debut at Ayr (2m4f, soft) in February, and perhaps good to soft going didn't play to his strengths when fourth there (2m4f) latest; retains potential for good yard and today's stiff 2m4f on testing ground could be right up this 6yo's street.

15/2

4th

6

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

15:30 Ayr

Monochromix

11st 7lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

Suffered slump in form over hurdles after pleasing seasonal/handicap debut in October but got back on track with big run in defeat behind Artic Row over C&D (soft) on last month's chasing debut; major player if in the right mood again.

5/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 451-36

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
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.
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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: -P0425 C

Last run: 43 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Did not fire in Musselburgh race won by Indian Louis six weeks ago but ran well in his first two chases, latterly when clear second to unexposed rival over C&D (soft) in December; obvious contender if judged on that performance.
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9th

3

9th Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

16:52 Perth

Euchan Falls

11st 8lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: R Mike Smith

disputed lead, not fluent 4th

4/1

2nd

4

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 5

19:22 Perth

Euchan Falls

11st 4lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: R Mike Smith

led, headed before 5th

4/1

2nd

4

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 5

19:22 Perth

Euchan Falls

11st 4lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: R Mike Smith

led, headed before 5th

4/1

OUR TIP

Form: 96361 D

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Dual Irish point winner at start of last year and made all at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft) when switched to regulation fences for last month's handicap debut; 5lb rise demands more from him here but he has obvious scope for further progress.
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9th

2

21st May 2024

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

21:00 Hexham

Indian Louis

12st 0lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

prominent, lost position gradually after 3 out, weakened home turn

9/1

9th

2

21st May 2024

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

21:00 Hexham

Indian Louis

12st 0lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

prominent, lost position gradually after 3 out, weakened home turn

9/1

7th

6

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

17:45 Hexham

Indian Louis

11st 3lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

prominent early, in touch with leaders before 3rd

12/1

Form: 317-37 CD

Last run: 58 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Three-time chase winner last season (twice over C&D); ran quite well over hurdles on reappearance outing in November but well beaten in that sphere since and needs help from the first-time cheekpieces and/or tongue-tie.
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6th

5

13th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

14:45 Ayr

Lisloran

11st 4lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Russell Ross

Three-time chase winner last season (twice over C&D); ran quite well over hurdles on reappearance outing in November but well beaten in that sphere since and needs help from the first-time cheekpieces and/or tongue-tie.

9/1

7th

5

17th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 5

13:00 Carlisle

Lisloran

11st 6lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Russell Ross

raced in last

13/2

3rd

2

22nd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

15:05 Hexham

Lisloran

11st 10lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Russell Ross

Triple chase winner at around 2m4f; 0-4 over hurdles; on a winning chase mark, if able to reproduce that form in this sphere, on his reappearance.

7/2

Form: 29-008

Last run: 125 days

W: 12st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Three-time hurdle winner in France a few years ago and a point winner for current connections last February; badly out of form in handicap chases when last seen last August-October, though, and needs subsequent break to have done him good.
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7th

1

13th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

14:45 Ayr

Le Malin

12st 0lb

J: Mr N McParlan

T: S McParlan

Three-time hurdle winner in France a few years ago and a point winner for current connections last February; badly out of form in handicap chases when last seen last August-October, though, and needs subsequent break to have done him good.

20/1

Form: 620722

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Irish raider; 0-23 overall but has taken pretty well to fences this season and stuck to her task when second of ten at Punchestown (2m3f, soft) last month; Brian Hughes takes the ride here; no surprise if she features.
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6th

13

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

Knocknagappagh

11st 5lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

Longstanding maiden but runner-up in three of her five chases and didn't appear to give her running last time at Ayr; each-way claims if back to best.

14/1

6th

13

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

Knocknagappagh

11st 5lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

Longstanding maiden but runner-up in three of her five chases and didn't appear to give her running last time at Ayr; each-way claims if back to best.

14/1

Non-runners

Hell On Earth, Zihuatanejo

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £28.20
Straight Forecast £27.58
Tricast £237.49
Trifecta £257.40

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Artic Row

POSTDATA:

Indian Louis

Daily Record:

Knocknagappagh

The Times:

Indian Louis

The Sun:

Indian Louis

RP RATINGS:

Artic Row

Telegraph:

Artic Row

The Guardian:

Artic Row

Daily Mail:

Artic Row

D Express:

Artic Row

Daily Mirror:

Artic Row

The Star:

Artic Row