February 26 / 14.05 Ayr

14.05

Heavy

New Bet-In-Race With Coral Handicap Chase (Go North Monet’s Garden Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £4752.9
  • 2m 4f 110y
  • Class 4
  • 6 runners
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New Bet-In-Race With Coral Handicap Chase (Go North Monet’s Garden Series Qualifier)

Runners: 6 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.34
  • Place: £2.00

Form: 22-764

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
The only maiden in this field but is unexposed over fences; had wind surgery prior to respectable fourth at Carlisle (3m, soft) three weeks ago on debut in this sphere; possibilities off current mark.
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3rd

1

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 19y

Class 5

16:30 Newcastle

Nights In Venice

12st 0lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Donald Whillans

Disappointing at Hexham (2m4f, heavy) three weeks ago but he'd previously made a positive start to his chasing career and won at Ayr (2m4f, heavy) in February; can be a contender if leaving last time behind.

7/2

3rd

1

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 19y

Class 5

16:30 Newcastle

Nights In Venice

12st 0lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Donald Whillans

Disappointing at Hexham (2m4f, heavy) three weeks ago but he'd previously made a positive start to his chasing career and won at Ayr (2m4f, heavy) in February; can be a contender if leaving last time behind.

7/2

4th

3

22nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 15y

Class 5

16:30 Hexham

Nights In Venice

11st 10lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Donald Whillans

in touch with leaders

7/4

2/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 3-1222 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Consistent sort who has form figures of 1222 this season, creditable second at this venue (2m4f/2m, heavy/soft) the last twice; holds very solid claims off the same mark and looks a must for the shortlist.
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3rd

6

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 207y

Class 2

14:47 Carlisle

Travail DOrfevre

10st 3lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

in touch with leaders, midfield 6th

5/1

3rd

6

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 207y

Class 2

14:47 Carlisle

Travail DOrfevre

10st 3lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

in touch with leaders, midfield 6th

5/1

2nd

3

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

14:05 Ayr

Travail DOrfevre

11st 10lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Consistent sort who has form figures of 1222 this season, creditable second at this venue (2m4f/2m, heavy/soft) the last twice; holds very solid claims off the same mark and looks a must for the shortlist.

2/1

Form: 963615 D BF

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Dual point winner who duly took well to chasing at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft) on New Year's Day; a couple of bad mistakes contributed to disappointing effort over C&D since; may rebound granted an error-free round.
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3

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 5

15:00 Kelso

Indian Louis

11st 13lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

Won from the front at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft) on New Year's Day; hasn't been entirely convincing over the fences in his last two runs but still finished close up at Ayr the last time; couldn't rule out.

7/1

3

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 5

15:00 Kelso

Indian Louis

11st 13lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

Won from the front at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft) on New Year's Day; hasn't been entirely convincing over the fences in his last two runs but still finished close up at Ayr the last time; couldn't rule out.

7/1

3rd

2

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

14:05 Ayr

Indian Louis

11st 10lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

Dual point winner who duly took well to chasing at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft) on New Year's Day; a couple of bad mistakes contributed to disappointing effort over C&D since; may rebound granted an error-free round.

11/2

Form: P95216 CD

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 2lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
13yo who has nine Ayr wins on his CV, including this race last year and a similar event (beat Fia Fuinidh) on penultimate start; however, ran poorly behind Fia Fuinidh and Travail D'Orfevre here latest.
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9

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 207y

Class 2

14:47 Carlisle

Ardera Cross

10st 2lb

J: Derek Fox

T: William Young Jnr

raced in last, reminders after 5th, struggling from 6th, tailed off 8th

25/1

9

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 207y

Class 2

14:47 Carlisle

Ardera Cross

10st 2lb

J: Derek Fox

T: William Young Jnr

raced in last, reminders after 5th, struggling from 6th, tailed off 8th

25/1

5th

10

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

15:30 Ayr

Ardera Cross

10st 10lb

J: Derek Fox

T: William Young Jnr

Nine-time course winner, most recently when causing 14-1 surprise over 2m in early January; unreliable nowadays but he's effective over today's trip and his current mark is probably workable; impossible to rule out.

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 5-4224 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
Creditable second twice over 2m since switched to chasing; form dipped here (8l behind Travail D'Orfevre; first run since wind surgery) most recently but this new trip is worth exploring judged on pedigree.
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6th

7

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 207y

Class 2

14:47 Carlisle

Fia Fuinidh

10st 3lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Martin Todhunter

prominent

9/1

6th

7

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 207y

Class 2

14:47 Carlisle

Fia Fuinidh

10st 3lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Martin Todhunter

prominent

9/1

5th

1

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

14:05 Ayr

Fia Fuinidh

11st 12lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Martin Todhunter

Creditable second twice over 2m since switched to chasing; form dipped here (8l behind Travail D'Orfevre; first run since wind surgery) most recently but this new trip is worth exploring judged on pedigree.

4/1

Form: 227-44

Last run: 65 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict
Won over hurdles (2m1f, heavy) in France; has failed to reproduce that form in four British starts, latest switched to fences, but this new trip and first-time headgear are possible sources of improvement; sole runner on the card for Venetia Williams; interesting off a reduced mark.
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6th

4

26th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

14:05 Ayr

Jolly Nellerie

11st 9lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Won over hurdles (2m1f, heavy) in France; has failed to reproduce that form in four British starts, latest switched to fences, but this new trip and first-time headgear are possible sources of improvement; sole runner on the card for Venetia Williams; interesting off a reduced mark.

3/1

4th

3

23rd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 75y

Class 4

14:50 Newcastle

Jolly Nellerie

11st 12lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Venetia Williams

Heavy-ground hurdle winner in France; early days with current yard and his free-going tendencies ultimately came at a cost when beaten 15l on his return in a Uttoxeter handicap hurdle; chasing could be the making of him.

9/4

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Payout
Exacta £9.80
Straight Forecast £9.46
Trifecta £30.20

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Travail D'Orfevre

SPOTLIGHT:

Jolly Nellerie

The Times:

Fia Fuinidh

TOPSPEED:

Travail D'Orfevre

POSTDATA:

Travail D'Orfevre

Telegraph:

Travail D'Orfevre

The Guardian:

Travail D'Orfevre

Daily Mail:

Travail D'Orfevre

D Express:

Travail D'Orfevre

Daily Mirror:

Travail D'Orfevre

The Star:

Travail D'Orfevre

Daily Record:

Travail D'Orfevre