April 15 / 16.00 Kelso

16.00

Soft

Go North Cab On Target Final Handicap Hurdle (Series Final) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £15609
  • 2m 4f 189y
  • Class 2
  • 16 runners
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Go North Cab On Target Final Handicap Hurdle (Series Final) (GBB Race)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £20.80
  • Place: £4.00

Form: -63368 C

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
Placed twice off higher marks towards end of last year, latterly here (2m6f, soft), but last month's C&D run was disappointing and he's against some progressive rivals today.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

8

8th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:40 Kelso

Kingston Bridge

11st 4lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Ewan Whillans

6yo who has not been easy to predict but he got back on the scoresheet when beating 15 rivals in a series final here (2m5f, soft) last month; up 6lb but he kept on well last time and is open to more progress back up in trip; shortlisted.

9/2

8th

8

8th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:40 Kelso

Kingston Bridge

11st 4lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Ewan Whillans

6yo who has not been easy to predict but he got back on the scoresheet when beating 15 rivals in a series final here (2m5f, soft) last month; up 6lb but he kept on well last time and is open to more progress back up in trip; shortlisted.

9/2

1st

12

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Kingston Bridge

11st 3lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Ewan Whillans

Placed twice off higher marks towards end of last year, latterly here (2m6f, soft), but last month's C&D run was disappointing and he's against some progressive rivals today.

25/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: -98711 D

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
Well beaten in 2m novice here on stable debut in December but 2-2 since switched to handicaps, the latest win gained in very good style at Ayr (2m4f, heavy) in February; seemingly on a steep upward curve; major player.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

9

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Eire Street

11st 5lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Jackie Stephen

Well beaten in 2m novice here on stable debut in December but 2-2 since switched to handicaps, the latest win gained in very good style at Ayr (2m4f, heavy) in February; seemingly on a steep upward curve; major player.

11/2

2nd

9

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Eire Street

11st 5lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Jackie Stephen

Well beaten in 2m novice here on stable debut in December but 2-2 since switched to handicaps, the latest win gained in very good style at Ayr (2m4f, heavy) in February; seemingly on a steep upward curve; major player.

11/2

12/1

  • Place: £4.00

Form: 908334

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Ex-French 6yo who has been placed on two of his four starts for Micky Hammond, latterly in good-quality Wetherby handicap (2m3f, soft) in January; below form on latest outing but still enters calculations.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

4

16th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

16:20 Perth

Singapore Trip

11st 9lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

Triple hurdle winner at up to 2m2f when trained in France; placed in 3-5 starts since joining current trainer and again has each-way claims.

10/1

1st

4

16th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

16:20 Perth

Singapore Trip

11st 9lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

Triple hurdle winner at up to 2m2f when trained in France; placed in 3-5 starts since joining current trainer and again has each-way claims.

10/1

3rd

7

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Singapore Trip

11st 8lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

Ex-French 6yo who has been placed on two of his four starts for Micky Hammond, latterly in good-quality Wetherby handicap (2m3f, soft) in January; below form on latest outing but still enters calculations.

12/1

16/1

  • Place: £4.10

Form: 445144 C

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Won 2m course maiden in December (heavy ground) and looked suited by the step up in trip when very respectable fourth over C&D (soft; race won by Eloi Du Puy) on last month's handicap debut; 1lb drop not enough to tempt today, though.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

10

8th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:40 Kelso

Dream Boy

11st 0lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Won 2m course maiden (heavy) in December; finished fourth in all three runs since but he was only beaten 3l behind Kingston Bridge in a big-field handicap here (2m5f, soft) last time; rallied well in that race and he looks interesting on his step up to this trip.

8/1

2nd

10

8th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:40 Kelso

Dream Boy

11st 0lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Won 2m course maiden (heavy) in December; finished fourth in all three runs since but he was only beaten 3l behind Kingston Bridge in a big-field handicap here (2m5f, soft) last time; rallied well in that race and he looks interesting on his step up to this trip.

8/1

4th

11

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Dream Boy

11st 4lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Won 2m course maiden in December (heavy ground) and looked suited by the step up in trip when very respectable fourth over C&D (soft; race won by Eloi Du Puy) on last month's handicap debut; 1lb drop not enough to tempt today, though.

16/1

Form: P-4632 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
Has rediscovered some form on last two outings, more recently when clear second at Hexham (2m, heavy) last month, and remains well handicapped on past exploits but some of the others appeal more all the same.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

10

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Paddy The Horse

11st 5lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

Has rediscovered some form on last two outings, more recently when clear second at Hexham (2m, heavy) last month, and remains well handicapped on past exploits but some of the others appeal more all the same.

14/1

5th

10

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Paddy The Horse

11st 5lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

Has rediscovered some form on last two outings, more recently when clear second at Hexham (2m, heavy) last month, and remains well handicapped on past exploits but some of the others appeal more all the same.

14/1

2nd

2

22nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

17:05 Hexham

Paddy The Horse

11st 10lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

Dual course winner (2m4f/2m); not firing on all cylinders this season but last month's Newcastle third (2m4f, heavy) was a big step back in the right direction and that form is working out well; sure to be suited by the return to this track and remains on a good mark; good chance.

5/2

Form: 13P2

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
Low-mileage 5yo who bounced back quickly from very disappointing handicap debut when very close second to Eloi Du Puy over C&D (soft) last month; has to take a 3lb rise on the chin but can make further progress.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

8

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Forged Well

11st 6lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Martin Todhunter

Low-mileage 5yo who bounced back quickly from very disappointing handicap debut when very close second to Eloi Du Puy over C&D (soft) last month; has to take a 3lb rise on the chin but can make further progress.

9/1

6th

8

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Forged Well

11st 6lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Martin Todhunter

Low-mileage 5yo who bounced back quickly from very disappointing handicap debut when very close second to Eloi Du Puy over C&D (soft) last month; has to take a 3lb rise on the chin but can make further progress.

9/1

Form: 346612 BF

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict
Won comfortably on handicap debut at Southwell (2m, soft) last month and ran big race in defeat at Haydock (2m3f, soft) 16 days layer, keeping on strongly for a close second (front pair pulled well clear); moves up further in trip here and could still have a lot more to offer.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

5

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Kilta

11st 11lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Won comfortably on handicap debut at Southwell (2m, soft) last month and ran big race in defeat at Haydock (2m3f, soft) 16 days layer, keeping on strongly for a close second (front pair pulled well clear); moves up further in trip here and could still have a lot more to offer.

6/1

7th

5

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Kilta

11st 11lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

Won comfortably on handicap debut at Southwell (2m, soft) last month and ran big race in defeat at Haydock (2m3f, soft) 16 days layer, keeping on strongly for a close second (front pair pulled well clear); moves up further in trip here and could still have a lot more to offer.

6/1

Form: 254402 CD

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
Won this race off today's mark a year ago (good to soft) and signalled a return to form when second at Newcastle (2m4f, heavy) last month; enters calculations.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

5

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

17:45 Hexham

Less Legacy

11st 4lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Susan Corbett

midfield

12/1

2nd

5

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

17:45 Hexham

Less Legacy

11st 4lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Susan Corbett

midfield

12/1

8th

13

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Less Legacy

11st 3lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Susan Corbett

Won this race off today's mark a year ago (good to soft) and signalled a return to form when second at Newcastle (2m4f, heavy) last month; enters calculations.

12/1

10/1

Form: 1133P3 D

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Won three times over hurdles (2m4f-2m5f) last year and quickly put a duff effort behind him when placed at Catterick (2m3f, soft) in February but will need to find hidden reserves to win a race this competitive.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

5

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 41y

Class 4

16:00 Hexham

Zwicky

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Philip Kirby

held up in rear, pushed along briefly after 14th

14/1

3rd

5

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 41y

Class 4

16:00 Hexham

Zwicky

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Philip Kirby

held up in rear, pushed along briefly after 14th

14/1

9th

14

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Zwicky

11st 1lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Philip Kirby

Won three times over hurdles (2m4f-2m5f) last year and quickly put a duff effort behind him when placed at Catterick (2m3f, soft) in February but will need to find hidden reserves to win a race this competitive.

10/1

Form: 114313 D BF

Last run: 36 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
3-9 over hurdles; gave very good account when coming from off the pace for third behind Eloi Du Puy and Forged Well over C&D (soft) last month and may yet have a bigger run in him.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

6

8th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:40 Kelso

Harper Valley

11st 9lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Rebecca Menzies

Made it 3-8 over hurdles when scoring at Catterick (2m3f, heavy) in February; creditable third over 2m5f here (soft) next time but he didn't fire on his return visit three weeks ago; cheekpices are now added on this drop back in grade but he needs more progress.

10/1

5th

6

8th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:40 Kelso

Harper Valley

11st 9lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Rebecca Menzies

Made it 3-8 over hurdles when scoring at Catterick (2m3f, heavy) in February; creditable third over 2m5f here (soft) next time but he didn't fire on his return visit three weeks ago; cheekpices are now added on this drop back in grade but he needs more progress.

10/1

10th

1

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Harper Valley

12st 0lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Rebecca Menzies

3-9 over hurdles; gave very good account when coming from off the pace for third behind Eloi Du Puy and Forged Well over C&D (soft) last month and may yet have a bigger run in him.

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 111B21 CD

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Has made excellent progress since the autumn, winning three times over C&D (good to soft-soft) and once at Carlisle (2m3f, good to soft); held on only by a short head from Forged Well here last month and is another 4lb higher today but might still be on the upgrade.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

3

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Eloi Du Puy

11st 12lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Has made excellent progress since the autumn, winning three times over C&D (good to soft-soft) and once at Carlisle (2m3f, good to soft); held on only by a short head from Forged Well here last month and is another 4lb higher today but might still be on the upgrade.

13/2

11th

3

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Eloi Du Puy

11st 12lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Has made excellent progress since the autumn, winning three times over C&D (good to soft-soft) and once at Carlisle (2m3f, good to soft); held on only by a short head from Forged Well here last month and is another 4lb higher today but might still be on the upgrade.

13/2

Form: 5214F9 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Six-time hurdle winner; posted career-best performance when scoring at Sedgefield (2m1f, soft) in January and will be fine over today's longer trip but was unable to land any sort of blow in another of these series finals at Musselburgh (2m) last week.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

4

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Moonlight Glory

11st 12lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

Six-time hurdle winner; posted career-best performance when scoring at Sedgefield (2m1f, soft) in January and will be fine over today's longer trip but was unable to land any sort of blow in another of these series finals at Musselburgh (2m) last week.

33/1

12th

4

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Moonlight Glory

11st 12lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

Six-time hurdle winner; posted career-best performance when scoring at Sedgefield (2m1f, soft) in January and will be fine over today's longer trip but was unable to land any sort of blow in another of these series finals at Musselburgh (2m) last week.

33/1

9th

3

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

17:05 Musselburgh

Moonlight Glory

11st 8lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Mark Walford

Six-time hurdle winner from 2m to 2m4f, latterly at Sedgefield in January (soft) off just 3lb lower; heavy ground perhaps not ideal on her penultimate run and then fell mid-race last time; has a big run in her.

25/1

Form: 2-3075 C

Last run: 71 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Ended last season with a good effort and made quite pleasing reappearance in October but has not been firing on all cylinders since; has more to prove than a few of these.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

3

8th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

15:10 Kelso

Faithfulflyer

11st 12lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

took keen hold, prominent, not fluent 1st, dropped to midfield after 2nd, headway and went second after 3 out, led going best 2 out, pushed along and went clear approaching last, comfortably

10/1

1st

3

8th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

15:10 Kelso

Faithfulflyer

11st 12lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

took keen hold, prominent, not fluent 1st, dropped to midfield after 2nd, headway and went second after 3 out, led going best 2 out, pushed along and went clear approaching last, comfortably

10/1

13th

15

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Faithfulflyer

10st 13lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

Ended last season with a good effort and made quite pleasing reappearance in October but has not been firing on all cylinders since; has more to prove than a few of these.

16/1

Form: 011132 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict
Progressive 9yo who won three in a row at Newcastle (2m4f, good-heavy) during the winter and was placed on his last two appearances (2m3f/3m); goes well for William Maggs and ought to make his presence felt again.
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14th

2

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

North Parade

11st 13lb

J: William Maggs

T: Sue Smith

Progressive 9yo who won three in a row at Newcastle (2m4f, good-heavy) during the winter and was placed on his last two appearances (2m3f/3m); goes well for William Maggs and ought to make his presence felt again.

10/1

14th

2

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

North Parade

11st 13lb

J: William Maggs

T: Sue Smith

Progressive 9yo who won three in a row at Newcastle (2m4f, good-heavy) during the winter and was placed on his last two appearances (2m3f/3m); goes well for William Maggs and ought to make his presence felt again.

10/1

Form: 3-5123

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Recorded 80-1 win on handicap debut at Doncaster (2m3f, good to soft) in December and both subsequent runs were perfectly respectable; needs to kick on again to win this but that's not out of the question.
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15th

12

(9)

10th May 2024

Good

2m 2f 140y

Class 2

16:15 Chester

Wholeofthemoon

8st 13lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Donald McCain

Below form sole start here, when upped to 2m last September on latest Flat outing (yard debut); 80-1 win on handicap hurdle debut at Doncaster (2m3f, good to soft) in December, followed by two respectable efforts but he was soundly beaten on latest start; others are a bit more persuasive.

18/1

15th

12

(9)

10th May 2024

Good

2m 2f 140y

Class 2

16:15 Chester

Wholeofthemoon

8st 13lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Donald McCain

Below form sole start here, when upped to 2m last September on latest Flat outing (yard debut); 80-1 win on handicap hurdle debut at Doncaster (2m3f, good to soft) in December, followed by two respectable efforts but he was soundly beaten on latest start; others are a bit more persuasive.

18/1

15th

6

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Wholeofthemoon

11st 9lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

Recorded 80-1 win on handicap debut at Doncaster (2m3f, good to soft) in December and both subsequent runs were perfectly respectable; needs to kick on again to win this but that's not out of the question.

16/1

16/1

Form: 212417 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Took form to whole new level when winning comfortably at Doncaster (2m3f, soft) in February, his 11th hurdling start, but was safely held (albeit on heavy ground) off new mark last month and it's hard to know what to expect from him in first-time cheekpieces here.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

16th

16

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Libor Lad

10st 12lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: David Dennis

Took form to whole new level when winning comfortably at Doncaster (2m3f, soft) in February, his 11th hurdling start, but was safely held (albeit on heavy ground) off new mark last month and it's hard to know what to expect from him in first-time cheekpieces here.

16/1

16th

16

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Libor Lad

10st 12lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: David Dennis

Took form to whole new level when winning comfortably at Doncaster (2m3f, soft) in February, his 11th hurdling start, but was safely held (albeit on heavy ground) off new mark last month and it's hard to know what to expect from him in first-time cheekpieces here.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £117.40
Straight Forecast £64.32
Tricast £917.87
Trifecta £2525.40

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Eire Street

Daily Mail:

Eloi Du Puy

POSTDATA:

Les's Legacy

SPOTLIGHT:

Kilta

TOPSPEED:

Singapore Trip

D Express:

Eloi Du Puy

Daily Mirror:

Eloi Du Puy

The Star:

Eloi Du Puy

The Times:

Eire Street

The Guardian:

Eire Street

The Sun:

Eire Street

Daily Record:

Eire Street

Telegraph:

Les's Legacy