May 15 / 20.22 Perth

20.22

Good To Soft

Murrayshall Meetings And Events Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4224.8
  • 2m 4f 35y
  • Class 5
  • 15 runners
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Murrayshall Meetings And Events Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £6.00
  • Place: £2.40

Form: F8/71- D

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Made her breakthrough back from a lengthy absence when landing a Musselburgh handicap (2m4f, soft) last month; up 6lb but she travelled well before forging clear last time and this lightly raced 7yo is open to more improvement; strongly respected.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

13

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Not In Kansas

10st 11lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Made her breakthrough back from a lengthy absence when landing a Musselburgh handicap (2m4f, soft) last month; up 6lb but she travelled well before forging clear last time and this lightly raced 7yo is open to more improvement; strongly respected.

7/2

1st

13

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Not In Kansas

10st 11lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

Made her breakthrough back from a lengthy absence when landing a Musselburgh handicap (2m4f, soft) last month; up 6lb but she travelled well before forging clear last time and this lightly raced 7yo is open to more improvement; strongly respected.

7/2

1st

7

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 5

19:10 Musselburgh

Not In Kansas

10st 5lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: N W Alexander

held up in rear, not fluent 7th, headway before 3 out, led going easily before last, pushed along and went clear final 110yds, readily

25/1

14/1

  • Place: £5.40

Form: 54/57-

Last run: 186 days

W: 10st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Several respectable efforts over hurdles but he ended last year on a low note and that took his record to 0-9; probably best watched back from another absence.
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

15

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Ginger Pointe

10st 4lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Katie Scott

Several respectable efforts over hurdles but he ended last year on a low note and that took his record to 0-9; probably best watched back from another absence.

14/1

2nd

15

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Ginger Pointe

10st 4lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Katie Scott

Several respectable efforts over hurdles but he ended last year on a low note and that took his record to 0-9; probably best watched back from another absence.

14/1

7th

11

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

14:50 Kelso

Ginger Pointe

10st 6lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Katie Scott

in touch with leaders on outer

10/1

25/1

  • Place: £6.60

Form: U/P89- D

Last run: 101 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Well handicapped on his old jumps form but he's struggled back over hurdles in his three runs after wind surgery; was always behind at a big price at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft) in February and has plenty to prove after another break.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1

9th Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

17:27 Perth

Diamond State

12st 0lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Lucinda Russell

held up in last, badly hampered by faller and unseated 4th

4/1

3rd

2

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Diamond State

11st 12lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Lucinda Russell

Well handicapped on his old jumps form but he's struggled back over hurdles in his three runs after wind surgery; was always behind at a big price at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft) in February and has plenty to prove after another break.

25/1

3rd

2

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Diamond State

11st 12lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Lucinda Russell

Well handicapped on his old jumps form but he's struggled back over hurdles in his three runs after wind surgery; was always behind at a big price at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft) in February and has plenty to prove after another break.

25/1

16/1

Form: 96585-

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Seven-race maiden who has not finished closer than fifth over hurdles and his effort flattened out late on in a 2m4f handicap at Perth (beaten 11l) last month; mark is falling but he needs to find more.
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Verdict Starting price

4th

5

9th Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

17:27 Perth

River Ayr

11st 6lb

J: Ben Smith

T: R Mike Smith

in touch with leaders on outer

9/2

4th

10

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

River Ayr

11st 4lb

J: Ben Smith

T: R Mike Smith

Seven-race maiden who has not finished closer than fifth over hurdles and his effort flattened out late on in a 2m4f handicap at Perth (beaten 11l) last month; mark is falling but he needs to find more.

16/1

4th

10

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

River Ayr

11st 4lb

J: Ben Smith

T: R Mike Smith

Seven-race maiden who has not finished closer than fifth over hurdles and his effort flattened out late on in a 2m4f handicap at Perth (beaten 11l) last month; mark is falling but he needs to find more.

16/1

Form: 2/675-

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in two slow-ground bumpers but she's not achieved much in three hurdle runs (2m/2m4f) this year; still unexposed but she needs a transformation on her handicap debut.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

11

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

March Wind

11st 2lb

J: Charlie Maggs

T: Sandy Thomson

Runner-up in two slow-ground bumpers but she's not achieved much in three hurdle runs (2m/2m4f) this year; still unexposed but she needs a transformation on her handicap debut.

15/2

5th

11

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

March Wind

11st 2lb

J: Charlie Maggs

T: Sandy Thomson

Runner-up in two slow-ground bumpers but she's not achieved much in three hurdle runs (2m/2m4f) this year; still unexposed but she needs a transformation on her handicap debut.

15/2

5th

7

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 100y

Class 4

16:30 Ayr

March Wind

11st 0lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sandy Thomson

in touch with leaders on outer, weakened quickly 3 out

25/1

Form: 6369P/

Last run: 870 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Five-time winner on Tapeta but he's been out of sorts on AW in two runs for new yard this year; still unexposed over hurdles but his last run in this sphere was in December 2021 and it is not hard to have reservations; reapplied cheekpieces replace a visor.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

2

29th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 46y

Class 5

18:20 Cartmel

Victory March

11st 9lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Rebecca Menzies

Started off for Rebecca Menzies with two poor AW runs in February/March (started very slowly both times) but his sixth of 15 over hurdles at Perth (2m4f, good to soft) this month gives him something to build on here.

14/1

6th

3

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Victory March

11st 12lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Rebecca Menzies

Five-time winner on Tapeta but he's been out of sorts on AW in two runs for new yard this year; still unexposed over hurdles but his last run in this sphere was in December 2021 and it is not hard to have reservations; reapplied cheekpieces replace a visor.

25/1

6th

3

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Victory March

11st 12lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Rebecca Menzies

Five-time winner on Tapeta but he's been out of sorts on AW in two runs for new yard this year; still unexposed over hurdles but his last run in this sphere was in December 2021 and it is not hard to have reservations; reapplied cheekpieces replace a visor.

25/1

Form: /0P/6-

Last run: 81 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
2m AW winner on the Flat for Jimmy Fox in August 2022; not beaten far in hurdle handicap at Newcastle (2m1f, heavy) on his return in February but was last of five back on the Flat at Ayr 13 days ago; that took his overall record to 1-14 and others are more convincing.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

12

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

I Doubt That

11st 1lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Daragh Bourke

2m AW winner on the Flat for Jimmy Fox in August 2022; not beaten far in hurdle handicap at Newcastle (2m1f, heavy) on his return in February but was last of five back on the Flat at Ayr 13 days ago; that took his overall record to 1-14 and others are more convincing.

10/1

7th

12

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

I Doubt That

11st 1lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Daragh Bourke

2m AW winner on the Flat for Jimmy Fox in August 2022; not beaten far in hurdle handicap at Newcastle (2m1f, heavy) on his return in February but was last of five back on the Flat at Ayr 13 days ago; that took his overall record to 1-14 and others are more convincing.

10/1

5th

5

(2)

2nd May 2024

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:27 Ayr

I Doubt That

9st 4lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Daragh Bourke

steadied start, always behind

14/1

Form: 00995-

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Placed in two of his three Irish points last spring; 0-5 over hurdles but he shaped with some promise when fifth of 12 in Ayr handicap (2m4f, good to soft) on his return in March; should be sharper this time and he could get involved off a sliding mark.
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Verdict Starting price

8th

7

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Kilkee Royal

11st 9lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Jamie Albert Sloan

Placed in two of his three Irish points last spring; 0-5 over hurdles but he shaped with some promise when fifth of 12 in Ayr handicap (2m4f, good to soft) on his return in March; should be sharper this time and he could get involved off a sliding mark.

12/1

8th

7

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Kilkee Royal

11st 9lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Jamie Albert Sloan

Placed in two of his three Irish points last spring; 0-5 over hurdles but he shaped with some promise when fifth of 12 in Ayr handicap (2m4f, good to soft) on his return in March; should be sharper this time and he could get involved off a sliding mark.

12/1

Form: 1P/58-

Last run: 149 days

W: 10st 4lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Justified support in mares' handicap at Ayr (3m, good to soft) last February but she's not easy to predict and and was only eighth of nine at Musselburgh when last seen five months ago; has something to prove after another break and this drop back in trip is not ideal.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

10

9th Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

17:27 Perth

Joanna Im Fine

10st 6lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Jackie Stephen

disputed lead early, prominent after 2nd

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 2547F/

Last run: 396 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Just 1-17 over hurdles but his win came off this mark at Leicester and he had a narrow lead when falling at the last at Chepstow (2m3f, good to soft) in his final run last spring; returns after 13 months off but yard is in decent form and he needs watching in market.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

1

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Bridge Road

12st 0lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Jennie Candlish

Just 1-17 over hurdles but his win came off this mark at Leicester and he had a narrow lead when falling at the last at Chepstow (2m3f, good to soft) in his final run last spring; returns after 13 months off but yard is in decent form and he needs watching in market.

10/1

10th

1

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Bridge Road

12st 0lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Jennie Candlish

Just 1-17 over hurdles but his win came off this mark at Leicester and he had a narrow lead when falling at the last at Chepstow (2m3f, good to soft) in his final run last spring; returns after 13 months off but yard is in decent form and he needs watching in market.

10/1

1

15th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:45 Chepstow

Bridge Road

12st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

Just 1-16 over hurdles but has remained in pretty good form since his breakthrough win at Leicester (1m7f, good to soft) in November, and last month's Musselburgh seventh (3m, good to soft) came in a competitive series final; probably won't be far away.

8/1

33/1

Form: P038P-

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Nine-race maiden who has not finished closer than 17l to a winner over hurdles and was pulled up at Newcastle (2m4f, heavy) last time; opposable.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

14

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Cave Hill

10st 5lb

J: William Maggs

T: Ian Duncan

Nine-race maiden who has not finished closer than 17l to a winner over hurdles and was pulled up at Newcastle (2m4f, heavy) last time; opposable.

33/1

11th

14

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Cave Hill

10st 5lb

J: William Maggs

T: Ian Duncan

Nine-race maiden who has not finished closer than 17l to a winner over hurdles and was pulled up at Newcastle (2m4f, heavy) last time; opposable.

33/1

13

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 62y

Class 5

15:25 Newcastle

Cave Hill

10st 10lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Ian Duncan

prominent on inner

33/1

Form: 45722-

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Six-race maiden but she's finished runner-up in last two of her three handicaps including a close call at Kelso (2m2f, soft) last month; up another 3lb but she pulled clear with the favourite last time and is open to more progress back up in trip; key player.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

5

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Bridgetjoans

11st 11lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: Simon Waugh

Six-race maiden but she's finished runner-up in last two of her three handicaps including a close call at Kelso (2m2f, soft) last month; up another 3lb but she pulled clear with the favourite last time and is open to more progress back up in trip; key player.

5/1

12th

5

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Bridgetjoans

11st 11lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: Simon Waugh

Six-race maiden but she's finished runner-up in last two of her three handicaps including a close call at Kelso (2m2f, soft) last month; up another 3lb but she pulled clear with the favourite last time and is open to more progress back up in trip; key player.

5/1

2nd

5

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

16:30 Kelso

Bridgetjoans

10st 12lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Simon Waugh

The new visor triggered an improved performance when runner-up in just her second handicap at Catterick (2m6f, heavy) in February; up 2lb in a higher grade here and that might find her out even if as good again.

7/1

Form: 6/842-

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Tailed off in two bumpers and he's been beaten 28l or more in both hurdle runs (2m3f/2m4f); this is more realistic on handicap debut but he still needs plenty of progress.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

9

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Charizord

11st 5lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Susan Corbett

Tailed off in two bumpers and he's been beaten 28l or more in both hurdle runs (2m3f/2m4f); this is more realistic on handicap debut but he still needs plenty of progress.

16/1

13th

9

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Charizord

11st 5lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Susan Corbett

Tailed off in two bumpers and he's been beaten 28l or more in both hurdle runs (2m3f/2m4f); this is more realistic on handicap debut but he still needs plenty of progress.

16/1

2nd

3

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 62y

Class 4

14:40 Newcastle

Charizord

11st 5lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Susan Corbett

raced in second, outpaced and no chance with winner from 3 out, hit 2 out, not fluent last

8/1

Form: 33624/ D BF

Last run: 785 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Two Ayr wins (2m3f/3m) on good to soft in November 2021; only 1lb higher than for last success but his last run was over two years ago and he has something to prove after 785 days off; market should guide.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

9

29th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 31y

Class 4

18:50 Cartmel

Be The Difference

10st 5lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Completed quick double at Ayr (2m3f/3m) in November 2021 but had been absent for 26 months before his run at Perth a fortnight ago, where he was in rear when slipping up on the home turn; considered only if lively in the betting here.

25/1

4

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Be The Difference

11st 12lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Two Ayr wins (2m3f/3m) on good to soft in November 2021; only 1lb higher than for last success but his last run was over two years ago and he has something to prove after 785 days off; market should guide.

10/1

4

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

Be The Difference

11st 12lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Two Ayr wins (2m3f/3m) on good to soft in November 2021; only 1lb higher than for last success but his last run was over two years ago and he has something to prove after 785 days off; market should guide.

10/1

Form: 4/848-

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
No progress when down the field in his three qualifying runs this year but it's still very early days for this well-bred 5yo and he could show a lot more now switched to a handicap at this new trip; needs a close look
Place /
No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

The Best Way

11st 6lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Nicky Richards

No progress when down the field in his three qualifying runs this year but it's still very early days for this well-bred 5yo and he could show a lot more now switched to a handicap at this new trip; needs a close look

10/1

8

15th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

20:22 Perth

The Best Way

11st 6lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Nicky Richards

No progress when down the field in his three qualifying runs this year but it's still very early days for this well-bred 5yo and he could show a lot more now switched to a handicap at this new trip; needs a close look

10/1

8th

12

28th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:10 Wetherby

The Best Way

11st 6lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Nicky Richards

Fourth in an Ayr bumper in May 2022; better run over hurdles when fourth at Ayr last month (2m, heavy); each-way chance.

16/1

Non-runners

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Payout
Exacta £141.80
Straight Forecast £109.66
Tricast £2610.18
Trifecta £2472.30

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Not In Kansas

Daily Mirror:

Bridgetjoans

RP RATINGS:

River Ayr

Daily Mail:

Charizord

The Times:

March Wind

The Guardian:

Bridge Road

The Sun:

Bridgetjoans

Daily Record:

Bridgetjoans

POSTDATA:

River Ayr

Telegraph:

Not In Kansas

D Express:

Not In Kansas

The Star:

Not In Kansas