April 21 / 14.48 Stratford

14.48

Good To Soft

Racecourse Streams On Racing TV Extra Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £3775.91
  • 3m 3f 119y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
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Racecourse Streams On Racing TV Extra Handicap Chase

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

100/1 (Won)

  • Win: £166.90
  • Place: £27.10

Form: 6U-593

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Remote when third in selling handicap chase at Fakenham (2m5f, good) three weeks ago and now 0-45 under all codes; 10lb out of the weights on this first venture beyond 2m5f; can't be recommended.
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

11

7th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

16:42 Southwell

Fast Deal

10st 4lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Michael Chapman

His first win at the 46th attempt when a 150-1 winner at Stratford (3m3f, good to soft); had luck on his side there with the leader going wrong on the run-in; wouldn't be an obvious one to follow up.

10/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 7-0412

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Jumped well when winning four-runner chase at Fakenham (3m5f, good) last month, his second start over fences, and subsequent Ffos Las second (3m, heavy) was perfectly respectable; could still have improvement to come; shortlisted.
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5th

7

15th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

17:05 Ffos Las

Ballyrashane

10st 9lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Christian Williams

Jumped well when winning four-runner chase at Fakenham (3m5f, good) in March on second start over fences and was runner-up on both subsequent outings (once over C&D); may still have potential; shortlisted.

3/1

5th

7

15th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

17:05 Ffos Las

Ballyrashane

10st 9lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Christian Williams

Jumped well when winning four-runner chase at Fakenham (3m5f, good) in March on second start over fences and was runner-up on both subsequent outings (once over C&D); may still have potential; shortlisted.

3/1

2nd

11

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Ballyrashane

10st 9lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Christian Williams

Jumped well when winning four-runner chase at Fakenham (3m5f, good) last month, his second start over fences, and subsequent Ffos Las second (3m, heavy) was perfectly respectable; could still have improvement to come; shortlisted.

11/2

8/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 50P112

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 8lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
No match for revitalised veteran Uallrightharry when second at Fontwell last month but won consecutive races on slow ground beforehand (3m1f/3m) and is unexposed over marathon trips; enters calculations.
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1st

5

20th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 4

14:43 Newton Abbot

Lightonthewing

10st 11lb

J: James Best

T: Sue Gardner

soon disputed lead, prominent before 7th, led from 13th

6/1

1st

5

20th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 4

14:43 Newton Abbot

Lightonthewing

10st 11lb

J: James Best

T: Sue Gardner

soon disputed lead, prominent before 7th, led from 13th

6/1

Form: 242231

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Consistent 9yo who kept on best to score at Southwell (3m, soft) last month and is now 3-19 over fences; recent 3lb rise is not excessive and he's likely to be on the premises again.
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Verdict Starting price

4th

3

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Felton Bellevue

11st 11lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Consistent 9yo who kept on best to score at Southwell (3m, soft) last month and is now 3-19 over fences; recent 3lb rise is not excessive and he's likely to be on the premises again.

6/1

4th

3

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Felton Bellevue

11st 11lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Consistent 9yo who kept on best to score at Southwell (3m, soft) last month and is now 3-19 over fences; recent 3lb rise is not excessive and he's likely to be on the premises again.

6/1

Form: -68376

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Kept on for third on stable/chase debut at Leicester (2m6f, good to soft) in November but two lesser efforts have followed (3m1f/2m5f) and her stamina is not assured here.
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5th

12

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Lady Pacifico

10st 9lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

Kept on for third on stable/chase debut at Leicester (2m6f, good to soft) in November but two lesser efforts have followed (3m1f/2m5f) and her stamina is not assured here.

33/1

5th

12

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Lady Pacifico

10st 9lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

Kept on for third on stable/chase debut at Leicester (2m6f, good to soft) in November but two lesser efforts have followed (3m1f/2m5f) and her stamina is not assured here.

33/1

6th

6

26th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 5f 150y

Class 5

16:50 Taunton

Lady Pacifico

10st 11lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

Stable/chase debut after a break when close third at Leicester (2m6f, good to soft) and worth considering each-way, for all that she has since disappointed over hurdles (perhaps found 3m1f too far).

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 22-PP7

Last run: 20 days

W: 12st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Best known as a Huntingdon specialist but recorded career-best RPR when scoring at Fakenham (3m5f, good to soft) last season, so a marathon trip on a sharp left-handed track evidently suits him well; out of form this term, though, and needs to turn a corner.
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1

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Lord Sparky

12st 0lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Best known as a Huntingdon specialist but recorded career-best RPR when scoring at Fakenham (3m5f, good to soft) last season, so a marathon trip on a sharp left-handed track evidently suits him well; out of form this term, though, and needs to turn a corner.

14/1

1

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Lord Sparky

12st 0lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Best known as a Huntingdon specialist but recorded career-best RPR when scoring at Fakenham (3m5f, good to soft) last season, so a marathon trip on a sharp left-handed track evidently suits him well; out of form this term, though, and needs to turn a corner.

14/1

7th

10

1st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 129y

Class 4

14:45 Huntingdon

Lord Sparky

10st 12lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Stuart Edmunds

prominent

8/1

Form: P-3154 CD

Last run: 86 days

W: 11st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
2-9 over fences, the latter win gained by 12l at Sedgefield (3m3f, soft) in November; showed some signs of temperament when below that form there in January and is not without risk on this first start for 12 weeks.
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2

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Largy Nights

11st 12lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

2-9 over fences, the latter win gained by 12l at Sedgefield (3m3f, soft) in November; showed some signs of temperament when below that form there in January and is not without risk on this first start for 12 weeks.

14/1

2

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Largy Nights

11st 12lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

2-9 over fences, the latter win gained by 12l at Sedgefield (3m3f, soft) in November; showed some signs of temperament when below that form there in January and is not without risk on this first start for 12 weeks.

14/1

4th

4

26th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

15:55 Sedgefield

Largy Nights

11st 9lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

led, set steady pace

9/2

Form: /P2P65

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Won three chases in 2021 (2m7f-3m1f) but has very mixed record since returning from long absence in the autumn; still in touch when stumbling on home turn at Plumpton six weeks ago but others in this line-up have more persuasive profles; swaps visor for first-time blinkers.
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4

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Head On

11st 9lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Ian Williams

Won three chases in 2021 (2m7f-3m1f) but has very mixed record since returning from long absence in the autumn; still in touch when stumbling on home turn at Plumpton six weeks ago but others in this line-up have more persuasive profles; swaps visor for first-time blinkers.

20/1

Form: -P97P1

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 7lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Back in form last month, making all to beat Lightonthewing by 14l in four-runner race at Fontwell (3m2f, heavy); also suited by less testing ground but it's hard to predict whether he'll be in the right mood again.
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8th

4

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Uallrightharry

11st 6lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Karen Jewell

Veteran who returned to form with front-running win in small-field C&D (heavy) contest in March; remains well handicapped on older form and will be fine on today's faster ground, but was pulled up at Stratford last month and needs to bounce back again.

14/1

8th

4

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

Uallrightharry

11st 6lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Karen Jewell

Veteran who returned to form with front-running win in small-field C&D (heavy) contest in March; remains well handicapped on older form and will be fine on today's faster ground, but was pulled up at Stratford last month and needs to bounce back again.

14/1

7

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Uallrightharry

11st 7lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Karen Jewell

Back in form last month, making all to beat Lightonthewing by 14l in four-runner race at Fontwell (3m2f, heavy); also suited by less testing ground but it's hard to predict whether he'll be in the right mood again.

8/1

Form: 2-PP22 BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
0-18 under rules and not always a fluent jumper but her second to a progressive rival at Plumpton (3m1f, soft) last month was a good effort, and she also ran well at Huntingdon (2m7f, good) three weeks ago.
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1st

6

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

River Tyne

11st 4lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

Remote third on heavy ground a fortnight ago and now 0-19 under rules, but was runner-up on consecutive outings beforehand (3m1f/2m7f) and has obvious each-way claims if judged on those efforts.

8/1

1st

6

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

19:10 Fontwell

River Tyne

11st 4lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

Remote third on heavy ground a fortnight ago and now 0-19 under rules, but was runner-up on consecutive outings beforehand (3m1f/2m7f) and has obvious each-way claims if judged on those efforts.

8/1

3rd

8

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:00 Uttoxeter

River Tyne

11st 6lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

in touch with leaders, mistake 6th, prominent 13th

3/1

Form: 73P321

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Made somewhat shaky start to his chasing career this season but has really got his act together lately, and looked in excellent nick when drawing clear to win by 13l at Plumpton (3m1f, good) three weeks ago; went up 9lb for that but still commands respect.
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9

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Hilltown

10st 11lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Seamus Mullins

Made somewhat shaky start to his chasing career this season but has really got his act together lately, and looked in excellent nick when drawing clear to win by 13l at Plumpton (3m1f, good) three weeks ago; went up 9lb for that but still commands respect.

11/4

9

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Hilltown

10st 11lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Seamus Mullins

Made somewhat shaky start to his chasing career this season but has really got his act together lately, and looked in excellent nick when drawing clear to win by 13l at Plumpton (3m1f, good) three weeks ago; went up 9lb for that but still commands respect.

11/4

1st

5

1st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

15:35 Plumpton

Hilltown

10st 2lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Seamus Mullins

pressed leader, disputed lead from 3rd, led clearly 4 out, went clear from 2 out, easily

5/2

Non-runners

Unblinking, Williamdeconqueror

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £488.70
Straight Forecast £499.84
Tricast £3196.20

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Hilltown

Telegraph:

Felton Bellevue

Daily Record:

Ballyrashane

POSTDATA:

Williamdeconqueror

WEST COUNTRY:

Lightonthewing

RP RATINGS:

Hilltown

The Times:

Hilltown

D Express:

Hilltown

Daily Mirror:

Hilltown

The Sun:

Felton Bellevue

The Star:

Felton Bellevue