April 19 / 14.30 Fontwell

14.30

Good To Soft

Yeeehaaa.Bet Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £3247.81
  • 2m 1f 162y
  • Class 5
  • 15 runners
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Yeeehaaa.Bet Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.00
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 7-443 BF

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Raced too freely when upped in trip for handicap debut at Taunton (2m3f, soft; third of 14; 7-2 joint-favourite) last month; has to be of interest now dropping back in distance in newly applied headgear; one of the likeliest candidates.
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5th

8

7th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

19:42 Southwell

Solar System

11st 5lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

Only his fifth start and second handicap when coming from off the pace to score comfortably at Fontwell (2m1f, good; first-time hood); 6lb rise fair given his potential for further improvement.

2/1

5th

8

7th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

19:42 Southwell

Solar System

11st 5lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

Only his fifth start and second handicap when coming from off the pace to score comfortably at Fontwell (2m1f, good; first-time hood); 6lb rise fair given his potential for further improvement.

2/1

1st

7

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:30 Fontwell

Solar System

11st 4lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

held up in rear, smooth headway 3 out, led after 2 out, kept on well, ridden out

7/2

13/2

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 561337 CD

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Off the mark in a weak juvenile maiden over C&D (soft) on Boxing Day; ran to a similar level when placed in handicap company (Southwell and Lingfield) on his next two appearances, before struggling at Sandown; tendency to race too freely remains a worry; one of three for Gary Moore.
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2nd

10

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:30 Fontwell

Bridge

11st 1lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary Moore

held up in rear, steady headway from 3 out, disputing third 2 out, went second run-in, kept on

13/2

2nd

10

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:30 Fontwell

Bridge

11st 1lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary Moore

Off the mark in a weak juvenile maiden over C&D (soft) on Boxing Day; ran to a similar level when placed in handicap company (Southwell and Lingfield) on his next two appearances, before struggling at Sandown; tendency to race too freely remains a worry; one of three for Gary Moore.

13/2

OUR TIP

16/1

  • Place: £3.60

Form: 438573

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
All three wins have come at Ffos Las (2m); placed at Wincanton on Boxing Day, and again at Huntingdon (2m, good) last time, without necessarily looking poised to take advantage of a continually easing mark.
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8th

5

(6)

15th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

2m 1f 24y

Class 6

13:45 Bath

John Betjeman

9st 4lb

J: Fred Daly

T: Mark Gillard

In good form of late over hurdles, fourth at Ffos Las (2m) last month; he's no forlorn hope on his first outing in this sphere for nine months.

6/1

4th

9

15th May 2024

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

14:30 Ffos Las

John Betjeman

11st 4lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Mark Gillard

Front-runner with record of 3-64 but all three wins have been over C&D and he's finished third in big fields at Fontwell (2m1f) and Taunton (2m) in last two runs; handles most ground and he should be in the mix again back at this track.

8/1

4th

9

15th May 2024

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

14:30 Ffos Las

John Betjeman

11st 4lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Mark Gillard

Front-runner with record of 3-64 but all three wins have been over C&D and he's finished third in big fields at Fontwell (2m1f) and Taunton (2m) in last two runs; handles most ground and he should be in the mix again back at this track.

8/1

Form: 98P537

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Warwick bumper winner (January 2023); hasn't offered much in seven attempts over hurdles, although did manage to finish third of eight over 2m3f here (beaten 8.75l) on penultimate start; safer options lie elsewhere.
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2nd

3

8th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

17:10 Fontwell

The Cox Express

11st 4lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Robert Walford

midfield, bumped 1st

6/1

2nd

3

8th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

17:10 Fontwell

The Cox Express

11st 4lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Robert Walford

midfield, bumped 1st

6/1

4th

14

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:30 Fontwell

The Cox Express

10st 6lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Robert Walford

midfield, mistake 3rd, some headway after 2 out, disputing fourth last, not pace to challenge

18/1

Form: 58P7U4

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Idled when justifying favouritism at Hereford (2m, good to soft) last April; failed to kick on positively over hurdles, and hasn't exactly relished the recent switch to fences either; easing mark returning to hurdles; stablemate of Tara Iti and Bridge.
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11th

7

23rd Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

14:18 Hexham

Executive Pool

11st 6lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Rebecca Menzies

Signed off for Gary and Josh Moore with clear second to very progressive rival at Fontwell (2m1f, good to soft) last month and has good claims if judged on that performance but he's far too inconsistent to rely upon, and was tailed off on the Flat for new stable this month; headgear switched.

14/1

8th

6

(6)

6th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 15y

Class 6

17:05 Hamilton

Executive Pool

9st 4lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Rebecca Menzies

Hasn't run on the Flat for nearly two years but is fit from jumping and returned to form at Fontwell last month; picked up since from the Moores for 7,000gns and interesting to see what he can do back in this sphere.

12/1

2nd

9

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

18:40 Fontwell

Executive Pool

10st 12lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary & Josh Moore

Last month's C&D fifth (16l ahead of Ray's The One, but beaten 16l himself) represented only a partial return to form; unconvincing on balance, for all a mark 4lb below his last winning one makes appeal.

20/1

12/1

Form: 3-9149

Last run: 73 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict
The combination of a first-time hood and more patient tactics were offered as an explanation for the improved form shown when a clearcut winner at Worcester (2m maiden) in September; has run to a similar level (on RPR's) over further since; probably a shade high in the handicap.
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3rd

4

9th Jul 2024

Good

1m 7f 214y

Class 5

18:35 Uttoxeter

Gieves

11st 7lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

Won maiden hurdle by 19l last September but generally very disappointing since; well beaten when fitted with cheekpieces for last month's chasing debut (2m4f); drops back in trip with tongue-tie added here.

14/1

10th

1

1st Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

12:40 Worcester

Gieves

12st 0lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

prominent

12/1

6th

10

7th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

19:42 Southwell

Gieves

11st 3lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Ben Pauling

Won a Worcester maiden in a first-time hood last September but that aid is now left off after finishing well behind Solar System at Fontwell.

16/1

Form: 663721 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Improved since sent handicapping; accounted for the subsequent Taunton scorer Soir De Gala (runs later today at Exeter) when off the mark over a similar trip at Plumpton 18 days ago; 8lb higher, although still 3lb well in, as he bids to double-up; rock-solid credentials.
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4th

2

2nd Jul 2024

Good To Firm

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

18:40 Stratford

Macari

11st 13lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

Came good over hurdles with ridden-out success at Plumpton (2m1f, good) in April, form that has been very well advertised by the clear runner-up since, but two lesser efforts have followed and he now has a point to prove.

10/1

3

12th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

15:50 Plumpton

Macari

11st 11lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

towards rear, some headway before 4 out

4/1

3

12th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

15:50 Plumpton

Macari

11st 11lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

Came good over hurdles at fifth attempt, in 2m1f handicap here (good) last month; below that form at Fontwell since and his tendency to race too freely remains a worry, but he still features prominently in calculations.

4/1

Form: P54P36

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
15-race maiden; runner-up from 12lb out of the handicap over C&D (66-1) in September; has failed to better that in six subsequent starts, so it isn't all that difficult to focus on others for the solution; 10lb wrong.
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7th

9

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

18:10 Fontwell

Onnaroll

10st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Cynthia Woods

Placed in 2-16 starts; not easily recommended based on his four runs since a break.

33/1

7th

9

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

18:10 Fontwell

Onnaroll

10st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Cynthia Woods

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway 4 out, outpaced when hit 3 out, weakening when hit 2 out

33/1

8th

16

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:30 Fontwell

Onnaroll

10st 2lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Cynthia Woods

15-race maiden; runner-up from 12lb out of the handicap over C&D (66-1) in September; has failed to better that in six subsequent starts, so it isn't all that difficult to focus on others for the solution; 10lb wrong.

66/1

Form: 46-084 CD

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Last hurdles win came over C&D (good) in December 2022, having also won the same contest the previous year; nowhere near that level in recent times, finishing a remote fourth of five at Plumpton (2m4f; first time tongue-tie) 39 days ago; plenty to prove.
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5th

8

21st Jul 2024

Good

2m 3f 98y

Class 4

17:10 Stratford

Rays The One

10st 3lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Mark Pattinson

Flat/hurdle winner but little to shout about under either code for a while now and needs to get back on track.

33/1

11th

4

(2)

6th Jun 2024

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:15 Chelmsford (AW)

Rays The One

9st 9lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Mark Pattinson

C&D scorer last June but he's been below par over hurdles of late, including when eighth at Fontwell three weeks ago; he needs to get back on track.

12/1

8th

7

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

18:40 Fontwell

Rays The One

11st 3lb

J: James Best

T: Mark Pattinson

Winner of the same C&D 0-105 in December 2021 and 2022 (for this yard), but thumping defeats on last six Flat/hurdles starts and not persuasive; cheekpieces added to tongue-tie.

50/1

Form: -14423 C

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Profile implies that he's most proficient over shorter trips (won over 2m at Lingfield in November), so his latest modest third over 2m5f here can be excused; is capable from this kind of mark, but will probably find a few of the others stronger.
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10th

15

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:30 Fontwell

Whats My Line

10st 3lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Michael Madgwick

Profile implies that he's most proficient over shorter trips (won over 2m at Lingfield in November), so his latest modest third over 2m5f here can be excused; is capable from this kind of mark, but will probably find a few of the others stronger.

14/1

10th

15

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:30 Fontwell

Whats My Line

10st 3lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Michael Madgwick

Profile implies that he's most proficient over shorter trips (won over 2m at Lingfield in November), so his latest modest third over 2m5f here can be excused; is capable from this kind of mark, but will probably find a few of the others stronger.

14/1

3rd

6

28th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 164y

Class 4

15:42 Fontwell

Whats My Line

10st 2lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Michael Madgwick

C&D winner who scored on his reappearance at Lingfield (2m, good to soft) last November and, after two lesser runs here, was a good second at Lingfield (2m, heavy) last month; 3lb out of the handicap today but holds each-way possibilities nevertheless.

9/1

Form: 31-85P C

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
All downhill since winning a 2m3f maiden here (soft; 11-10 favourite) last April; has eased a further 4lb since pulling up at Market Rasen (2m7f, heavy) last month; set to encounter better ground dropping back markedly in trip.
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7th

1

1st Jul 2024

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

16:30 Worcester

Rocco Royale

12st 0lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo & A J O’Neill

Won maiden at Fontwell in April 2023 but has not gone on; well beaten in his four handicaps since; withdrawn when ground was deemed unsuitable (good to soft) last month; difficult to enthuse about.

25/1

11th

4

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:30 Fontwell

Rocco Royale

11st 12lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Jonjo O’Neill

All downhill since winning a 2m3f maiden here (soft; 11-10 favourite) last April; has eased a further 4lb since pulling up at Market Rasen (2m7f, heavy) last month; set to encounter better ground dropping back markedly in trip.

18/1

Form: 71P-P4 D

Last run: 54 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Sprung a 40-1 surprise when winning a Carlisle maiden (2m1f, good to soft; first time tongue-tie) last February; struggled since and continues to fall in the weights; back in trip for first start since wind surgery.
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10

15th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

15:00 Ffos Las

Hallwood

11st 10lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Mark Rimell

Sprung a 40-1 surprise in a Carlisle maiden (2m1f, good to soft) last February but he's been pulled up in three of his four runs since including at Fontwell last month; mark continues to fall but he has a lot to prove back up in trip.

33/1

10

15th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

15:00 Ffos Las

Hallwood

11st 10lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Mark Rimell

Sprung a 40-1 surprise in a Carlisle maiden (2m1f, good to soft) last February but he's been pulled up in three of his four runs since including at Fontwell last month; mark continues to fall but he has a lot to prove back up in trip.

33/1

1

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:30 Fontwell

Hallwood

12st 0lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Mark Rimell

Sprung a 40-1 surprise when winning a Carlisle maiden (2m1f, good to soft; first time tongue-tie) last February; struggled since and continues to fall in the weights; back in trip for first start since wind surgery.

16/1

Form: 34-

Last run: 445 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Placed in C&D novice on debut in November 2022 but less productive at Plumpton two months later and absent since; low-mileage, but does have questions to answer switching to handicap company for belated reappearance.
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6

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:30 Fontwell

Trevors Lad

11st 9lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Toby Lawes

Placed in C&D novice on debut in November 2022 but less productive at Plumpton two months later and absent since; low-mileage, but does have questions to answer switching to handicap company for belated reappearance.

10/1

Form: U44934 CD

Last run: 66 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Usually a force to be reckoned with at Fontwell (form figures 44121) and sits 4lb lower than scoring over C&D last summer; tailed off when last seen at Lingfield in February, but freshened up by a break since; one of three for Gary Moore.
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No Results Found

Form: 5-0667

Last run: 81 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Made a solid start to his career (two hurdle wins) but has found life tough going since, plummeting down the weights; seventh of 14 (beaten 25l) on final start for Gary Moore at Plumpton in January; 4lb lower on first go for Paddy Butler.
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8

26th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

17:35 Fontwell

Privatory

10st 4lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Paddy Butler

Won his first two starts over hurdles (one in France) but 0-14 since and very much on the downgrade; addition of a tongue-tie needs to have a dramatic effect.

33/1

8

26th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

17:35 Fontwell

Privatory

10st 4lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Paddy Butler

Won his first two starts over hurdles (one in France) but 0-14 since and very much on the downgrade; addition of a tongue-tie needs to have a dramatic effect.

33/1

12

12th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

15:50 Plumpton

Privatory

10st 13lb

J: Rob Hargreaves

T: Paddy Butler

Became disappointing for Gary Moore last season and was pulled up when 50-1 for recent stable debut at Fontwell (2m1f, good); swaps blinkers for first-time cheekpieces here.

33/1

Non-runners

Beat The Heat

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £27.50
Straight Forecast £21.31
Tricast £197.36
Trifecta £196.90

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Macari

SPOTLIGHT:

Solar System

D Express:

The Cox Express

Daily Mirror:

Gieves

Telegraph:

Hallwood

POSTDATA:

What's My Line

The Star:

Tara Iti

The Guardian:

Beat The Heat

TOPSPEED:

John Betjeman

Daily Mail:

Macari

The Sun:

Macari

Daily Record:

Macari

WEST COUNTRY:

Solar System

The Times:

Solar System