April 14 / 16.42 Hereford

16.42

Soft

Daily Racing Specials At Planet Sport Bet Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4066.37
  • 2m 3f 147y
  • Class 4
  • 7 runners
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Daily Racing Specials At Planet Sport Bet Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 7 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

OUR TIP

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.70

Form: /1-531 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict
Held on by a neck under Harry Cobden at Ludlow (2m5f, soft; off 3lb lower) this month on debut for new stable, taking hurdles record to 2-5; may have more to offer and is one for the shortlist.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 16y

Class 3

15:15 Market Rasen

Legionar

11st 12lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Harriet Dickin

2-2 for Harriet Dickin, having won narrowly at Ludlow (2m5f, soft) and following up by nearly 3l at Hereford (2m3f, good to soft); only 4lb higher than last time and the third won well at Kempton on Monday; has stamina to prove but good claims otherwise.

5/2

3

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 16y

Class 3

15:15 Market Rasen

Legionar

11st 12lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Harriet Dickin

2-2 for Harriet Dickin, having won narrowly at Ludlow (2m5f, soft) and following up by nearly 3l at Hereford (2m3f, good to soft); only 4lb higher than last time and the third won well at Kempton on Monday; has stamina to prove but good claims otherwise.

5/2

1st

2

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:42 Hereford

Legionar

11st 13lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Harriet Dickin

led narrowly, headed after 2 out, rallied and led again last, ridden out

4/1

9/2

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 451-13

Last run: 76 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict
Has form figures of 113 (over 2m) since handicapping, respectable third here (good to soft) most recently; still not fully exposed and, judged on pedigree, the new trip is worth exploring.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7

6th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

17:50 Kempton

Playtogetaway

11st 9lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo & A J O’Neill

midfield, lost position 4th, not fluent 7th, weakened quickly 3 out, soon pulled up

11/2

7

6th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

17:50 Kempton

Playtogetaway

11st 9lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo & A J O’Neill

midfield, lost position 4th, not fluent 7th, weakened quickly 3 out, soon pulled up

11/2

2nd

4

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:42 Hereford

Playtogetaway

11st 8lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Has form figures of 113 (over 2m) since handicapping, respectable third here (good to soft) most recently; still not fully exposed and, judged on pedigree, the new trip is worth exploring.

9/2

Form: -33241 CD

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
Unraced on soft/heavy; edged ahead in the final strides in C&D maiden five weeks ago, collaring a rival who has scored twice here since; 2lb rise in his mark looks manageable; respected back in a handicap.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

8

6th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

17:50 Kempton

Inoui Machin

11st 9lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

prominent, pressed leader before 2 out, ridden approaching last, led narrowly run-in, kept on well towards finish

7/2

1st

8

6th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 4

17:50 Kempton

Inoui Machin

11st 9lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

prominent, pressed leader before 2 out, ridden approaching last, led narrowly run-in, kept on well towards finish

7/2

3rd

3

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:42 Hereford

Inoui Machin

11st 9lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

Unraced on soft/heavy; edged ahead in the final strides in C&D maiden five weeks ago, collaring a rival who has scored twice here since; 2lb rise in his mark looks manageable; respected back in a handicap.

5/2

Form: 133-17 BF

Last run: 269 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Lacks recent match practice (absent for nine months) and has something to prove in this scenario having gained both wins over 2m on good ground at Ludlow; not the percentage call.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6

12th May 2024

Good

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

15:28 Ludlow

Zucayan

11st 6lb

J: Nick Slatter

T: Fergal O’Brien

Not his only win here when taking this 12 months ago on good ground off just 3lb lower; encouraging return from a layoff at Hereford (2m3f, good to soft) and the third in that race won earlier this week.

5/1

6

12th May 2024

Good

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

15:28 Ludlow

Zucayan

11st 6lb

J: Nick Slatter

T: Fergal O’Brien

Not his only win here when taking this 12 months ago on good ground off just 3lb lower; encouraging return from a layoff at Hereford (2m3f, good to soft) and the third in that race won earlier this week.

5/1

4th

6

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:42 Hereford

Zucayan

10st 11lb

J: Nick Slatter

T: Fergal O’Brien

Lacks recent match practice (absent for nine months) and has something to prove in this scenario having gained both wins over 2m on good ground at Ludlow; not the percentage call.

10/1

13/2

Form: 4-F373

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Placed in C&D maiden (soft) last month and that form ties in him with Inoui Machin on a line through the winner; open to progress now handicapping and is one to consider.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

8

11th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 4

19:35 Warwick

My Monty

11st 6lb

J: Ben Poste

T: James Evans

held up in rear

12/1

4th

8

11th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 4

19:35 Warwick

My Monty

11st 6lb

J: Ben Poste

T: James Evans

held up in rear

12/1

5th

7

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:42 Hereford

My Monty

10st 11lb

J: Ben Poste

T: James Evans

Placed in C&D maiden (soft) last month and that form ties in him with Inoui Machin on a line through the winner; open to progress now handicapping and is one to consider.

13/2

Form: 320642

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish 9yo whose second-place finish at Exeter (2m2f, heavy) came in selling grade and who still has a poor strike-rate; far from certain to go one better returned to handicap level.
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7th

2

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

16:25 Hexham

Hard Rain

11st 6lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

raced in last early, slow jump 1st, headway and in touch with leaders before 3rd, went second before 5th

5/1

7th

2

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

16:25 Hexham

Hard Rain

11st 6lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

raced in last early, slow jump 1st, headway and in touch with leaders before 3rd, went second before 5th

5/1

6th

5

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:42 Hereford

Hard Rain

10st 11lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Ex-Irish 9yo whose second-place finish at Exeter (2m2f, heavy) came in selling grade and who still has a poor strike-rate; far from certain to go one better returned to handicap level.

12/1

Form: 122321 D

Last run: 167 days

W: 12st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 122

Form & Verdict
Consistent sort (over hurdles/fences) in France, producing form figures of 2122321; looks the type who will prove productive for new yard; interesting, especially if the market speaks positively.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:42 Hereford

Lemoncello

12st 2lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Consistent sort (over hurdles/fences) in France, producing form figures of 2122321; looks the type who will prove productive for new yard; interesting, especially if the market speaks positively.

4/1

1

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:42 Hereford

Lemoncello

12st 2lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Consistent sort (over hurdles/fences) in France, producing form figures of 2122321; looks the type who will prove productive for new yard; interesting, especially if the market speaks positively.

4/1

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Payout
Exacta £13.90
Straight Forecast £19.37
Trifecta £28.90

Selections

The Times:

Lemoncello

SPOTLIGHT:

Inoui Machin

WEST COUNTRY:

Legionar

D Express:

Playtogetaway

TOPSPEED:

Zucayan

POSTDATA:

Hard Rain

Telegraph:

Lemoncello

Daily Mirror:

Lemoncello

Daily Record:

Lemoncello

RP RATINGS:

Inoui Machin

The Sun:

Inoui Machin

The Star:

Legionar