February 18 / 16.20 Musselburgh

16.20

Soft

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

  • Prize money: £3696.7
  • 2m 4f 68y
  • Class 5
  • 9 runners
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Racing TV Profits Returned To Racing Handicap Chase (Go North Monet’s Garden Series Qualifier)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 9P8-24

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Travelled well when runner-up here (2m7f, good to soft) in December then faded into fourth here (2m7f, soft) last month; this drop back in trip could be the right move and he's on the shortlist.
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Verdict Starting price

11

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 210y

Class 2

15:22 Carlisle

Coolkill

10st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Sandy Thomson

10yo who is lightly raced for his age and travelled well to win by 3l at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft); he's 6lb higher against much tougher opponents today, but he looked promising earlier in his career and is not discounted.

13/2

11

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 210y

Class 2

15:22 Carlisle

Coolkill

10st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Sandy Thomson

10yo who is lightly raced for his age and travelled well to win by 3l at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft); he's 6lb higher against much tougher opponents today, but he looked promising earlier in his career and is not discounted.

13/2

16/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: -22778

Last run: 61 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Now 8lb lower than when going close at Newcastle (2m4f, good) last May and he's also effective on soft ground; however, his subsequent form hasn't come up to scratch and a revival is needed in a chance of headgear.
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6th

5

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 14y

Class 4

14:45 Kelso

Limerick Leader

10st 11lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Yet to score over fences but he got back on track in a change of headgear (visor replaced cheekpieces) when second of nine in 2m4f handicap chase at Musselburgh three weeks ago; he needs to back it up with visor again sported.

2/1

2nd

1

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

16:20 Musselburgh

Limerick Leader

12st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

Now 8lb lower than when going close at Newcastle (2m4f, good) last May and he's also effective on soft ground; however, his subsequent form hasn't come up to scratch and a revival is needed in a chance of headgear.

16/1

10/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: P-7824

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Displayed little on first eight starts but his staying-on fourth at Catterick (1m7f, soft) a fortnight ago was encouraging, and he could benefit from this step back up in trip; chance if building on that last run.
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7

6th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

14:45 Catterick

Halfway House Lad

10st 2lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Maurice Barnes

Maiden who has shown positive signs the last twice, finishing fourth at this venue (1m7f) then third at Musselburgh (2m4f), both on soft ground; first win is not out of the question.

14/1

3rd

8

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

16:20 Musselburgh

Halfway House Lad

10st 3lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Maurice Barnes

Displayed little on first eight starts but his staying-on fourth at Catterick (1m7f, soft) a fortnight ago was encouraging, and he could benefit from this step back up in trip; chance if building on that last run.

10/1

4th

6

2nd Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 145y

Class 5

14:35 Catterick

Halfway House Lad

10st 4lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Maurice Barnes

Continues to achieve little, most recently a remote second of two finishers at Newcastle having jumped with no fluency; drops back in class but holds very weak form claims.

25/1

Form: 7324/P

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Went close at Catterick in December 2021 but has run just twice since and was pulled up at Catterick 52 days ago when back from a long absence; may be best watched.
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4th

6

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

16:00 Market Rasen

Claret Dabbler

10st 12lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

disputed lead

7/1

4th

6

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

16:00 Market Rasen

Claret Dabbler

10st 12lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

disputed lead

7/1

2nd

7

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 14y

Class 4

14:45 Kelso

Claret Dabbler

10st 2lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Harriet Graham & Gary Rutherford

Lightly raced maiden hurdler/chaser; only second run back from a 23-month absence when a fair fourth of nine in 2m4f Musselburgh handicap chase three weeks ago; possibilities despite being 6lb out of the handicap here.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 212-34 D

Last run: 106 days

W: 11st 6lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Won twice in the spring (both 2m4f, heavy) and returned from a break with a fair fourth at Ayr (2m4f, good to soft) in November; this is his first run since but he has a solid profile and might not be far away.
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8th

11

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 5

15:00 Kelso

Ex SElance

10st 6lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Victor Thompson

In good form last spring and he's capable of bouncing back from a no-show; mark is fine, as will be the trip and ground.

33/1

8th

11

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 5

15:00 Kelso

Ex SElance

10st 6lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Victor Thompson

In good form last spring and he's capable of bouncing back from a no-show; mark is fine, as will be the trip and ground.

33/1

3

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

16:20 Musselburgh

Ex SElance

11st 6lb

J: Ciaran O’Shea

T: Victor Thompson

Won twice in the spring (both 2m4f, heavy) and returned from a break with a fair fourth at Ayr (2m4f, good to soft) in November; this is his first run since but he has a solid profile and might not be far away.

13/2

Form: 227532 CD

Last run: 44 days

W: 10st 13lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Fair second here (2m, soft) last month when 6lb out of the handicap and runs off his proper mark today, which is the same as when winning this 12 months ago (soft); strong contender.
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5

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

16:20 Musselburgh

Budarri

10st 13lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Fair second here (2m, soft) last month when 6lb out of the handicap and runs off his proper mark today, which is the same as when winning this 12 months ago (soft); strong contender.

7/2

2nd

6

5th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:05 Musselburgh

Budarri

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Stuart Coltherd

in touch with leaders in centre of group

8/1

3rd

9

19th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 145y

Class 5

15:00 Catterick

Budarri

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Stuart Coltherd

Runner-up twice off higher marks at Hexham in June (2m4f/2m, good) and will be fine on today's ground but returned from a break with two quiet runs last month and needs to get back in the groove; 1lb wrong.

14/1

Form: 25-2P2

Last run: 48 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Remains a maiden after 15 starts and she's inconsistent, but she's gone close on both visits here, most recently over C&D (soft) on New Year's Day; no surprise if she goes one better today.
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6

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

16:20 Musselburgh

Divas Doyen

10st 12lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Sandy Forster

Remains a maiden after 15 starts and she's inconsistent, but she's gone close on both visits here, most recently over C&D (soft) on New Year's Day; no surprise if she goes one better today.

4/1

2nd

9

1st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

14:55 Musselburgh

Divas Doyen

10st 2lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Sandy Forster

held up in rear, bumped 9th

16/1

Form: 2-333P CD

Last run: 44 days

W: 10st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
10yo whose losing run goes back 12 races to March 2022, and pulled up here last month; however, he may have needed that first run since last August and all three wins have come here; not ruled out off reduced mark.
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7

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

16:20 Musselburgh

Izzys Champion

10st 11lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

10yo whose losing run goes back 12 races to March 2022, and pulled up here last month; however, he may have needed that first run since last August and all three wins have come here; not ruled out off reduced mark.

8/1

0

7

5th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:05 Musselburgh

Izzys Champion

10st 2lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

in touch with leaders in centre of group, not fluent 5th

13/2

3rd

6

1st Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 20y

Class 5

20:30 Perth

Izzys Champion

10st 2lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

Gained all three wins at Musselburgh but his C&D third in May was a fairly good effort and he also ran quite well at Market Rasen in June; slightly out of the weights today but won't mind what the weather does; likely contender.

3/1

Form: 44P573

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Maiden with very modest form, but this lightly raced 6yo was a fair third at Sedgefield (2m3f, soft) last Wednesday and is not discounted.
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9

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

16:20 Musselburgh

Blazing Hartingo

10st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Evan Williams

Maiden with very modest form, but this lightly raced 6yo was a fair third at Sedgefield (2m3f, soft) last Wednesday and is not discounted.

8/1

3rd

9

7th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 5

15:40 Sedgefield

Blazing Hartingo

10st 4lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Evan Williams

Unplaced all six starts under rules, the last twice over fences; only beaten about 15l when seventh at Ludlow (2m4f, soft) in December and effectively 7lb lower today; needs to improve but trainer has good strike-rate here (21%) and the booking of Brian Hughes is a plus.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta £21.90
Straight Forecast £20.15
Tricast £142.45
Trifecta £154.20

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Budarri

D Express:

Blazing Hartingo

The Times:

Divas Doyen

RP RATINGS:

Halfway House Lad

Telegraph:

Coolkill

The Sun:

Ex S'Elance

The Star:

Blazing Hartingo

Daily Record:

Divas Doyen

POSTDATA:

Budarri

Daily Mail:

Budarri

Daily Mirror:

Budarri