May 16 / 17.10 Fontwell

17.10

Good

Star Sports We Believe In Bookmaking Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4574.64
  • 2m 1f 162y
  • Class 4
  • 13 runners
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Star Sports We Believe In Bookmaking Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

4/6 (Won)

  • Win: £1.34
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 3231-

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Irish point winner who was placed on first three hurdling starts and won her fourth (a 2m Chepstow maiden, at 2-7) by 25l; stays 2m3f; gives weight all round under her penalty but sets the standard for hurdles form on each of her last three starts.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

1

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Break My Soul

11st 7lb

J: James Bowen

T: Nicky Henderson

Irish point winner who was placed on first three hurdling starts and won her fourth (a 2m Chepstow maiden, at 2-7) by 25l; stays 2m3f; gives weight all round under her penalty but sets the standard for hurdles form on each of her last three starts.

4/6

1st

1

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Break My Soul

11st 7lb

J: James Bowen

T: Nicky Henderson

Irish point winner who was placed on first three hurdling starts and won her fourth (a 2m Chepstow maiden, at 2-7) by 25l; stays 2m3f; gives weight all round under her penalty but sets the standard for hurdles form on each of her last three starts.

4/6

1st

8

26th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

19:10 Chepstow

Break My Soul

10st 11lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

Irish point winner who has been placed on all three hurdling starts, most recently when third on handicap debut at Newbury (2m3f, good to soft) last month; may not be ideally suited by today's drop back in trip but appears to have been found a very good opportunity in this modest maiden.

2/5

6/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 2-

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Sister to useful 2m3f-2m7f hurdle/chase winner Super Survivor, from family of Best Mate; bought for £30,000 after winning a soft-ground Irish point in October on debut; 9-2, second of seven in bumper at Southwell (2m, heavy) six weeks ago, which she should improve on.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

7

25th May 2024

Soft

2m 6f 31y

Class 4

16:00 Cartmel

Shantwopointfive

10st 11lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

in touch with leaders, mistake 3 out

9/2

1st

7

25th May 2024

Soft

2m 6f 31y

Class 4

16:00 Cartmel

Shantwopointfive

10st 11lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

in touch with leaders, mistake 3 out, pressed leaders after 2 out, disputed lead last, soon pushed along and went clear, kept on well final 110yds

9/2

2nd

9

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Shantwopointfive

11st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Warren Greatrex

Sister to useful 2m3f-2m7f hurdle/chase winner Super Survivor, from family of Best Mate; bought for £30,000 after winning a soft-ground Irish point in October on debut; 9-2, second of seven in bumper at Southwell (2m, heavy) six weeks ago, which she should improve on.

6/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 6323-

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Placed in bumpers at Wincanton and Chepstow before her third of five in a 4yo hurdle race at Hexham (2m, heavy) last month; needs to improve on all of that form.
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

6

12th Jun 2024

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 4

14:13 Fontwell

Briefly

10st 3lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Anthony Honeyball

prominent, hit 2 out, hung left and outpaced approaching last, kept on run-in, not pace to challenge

4/1

3rd

11

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Briefly

10st 8lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Anthony Honeyball

Placed in bumpers at Wincanton and Chepstow before her third of five in a 4yo hurdle race at Hexham (2m, heavy) last month; needs to improve on all of that form.

8/1

3rd

11

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Briefly

10st 8lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Anthony Honeyball

Placed in bumpers at Wincanton and Chepstow before her third of five in a 4yo hurdle race at Hexham (2m, heavy) last month; needs to improve on all of that form.

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0-

Last run: 171 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
25-1, tailed off in a bumper at Ludlow (2m, good to soft) in November; now has her tongue tied.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

3

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Bing Belle

11st 0lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Anthony Honeyball

25-1, tailed off in a bumper at Ludlow (2m, good to soft) in November; now has her tongue tied.

40/1

4th

3

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Bing Belle

11st 0lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Anthony Honeyball

25-1, tailed off in a bumper at Ludlow (2m, good to soft) in November; now has her tongue tied.

40/1

11th

3

27th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 5

15:50 Ludlow

Bing Belle

11st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Anthony Honeyball

First foal; dam second in a point and unplaced in bumpers, half-sister to winners Princess Roxy (bumper/2m5f chase) and Solar Sovereign (2m3f hurdle); in good hands; heed the market signals.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Half-sister to fair 1m6f turf/2m AW and 2m hurdle winner Tibbie Dunbar; dam 11.6f winner, half-sister to an Italian Oaks winner; 0-13 in points, so looks hard to fancy.
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5th

8

14th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:35 Newton Abbot

Hallowed Rose

11st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Stuart Kittow

Point maiden (13 starts) who is 0-2 under rules; made minor improvement from first start to second but much more needed.

33/1

5th

3

29th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

14:28 Newton Abbot

Hallowed Rose

11st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Stuart Kittow

0-13 in points and was beaten about a distance on hurdling debut at Fontwell (2m1f, good to soft).

20/1

5th

5

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Hallowed Rose

11st 0lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Stuart Kittow

Half-sister to fair 1m6f turf/2m AW and 2m hurdle winner Tibbie Dunbar; dam 11.6f winner, half-sister to an Italian Oaks winner; 0-13 in points, so looks hard to fancy.

100/1

Form: 03-

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fair 1m2f Flat scorer on sound surfaces and third in a Plumpton maiden (2m, good) on her second start over hurdles, albeit still beaten 12l; place chance at best.
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6th

2

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Arenas Del Tiempo

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Jim & Suzi Best

Fair 1m2f Flat scorer on sound surfaces and third in a Plumpton maiden (2m, good) on her second start over hurdles, albeit still beaten 12l; place chance at best.

25/1

6th

2

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Arenas Del Tiempo

11st 0lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Jim & Suzi Best

Fair 1m2f Flat scorer on sound surfaces and third in a Plumpton maiden (2m, good) on her second start over hurdles, albeit still beaten 12l; place chance at best.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
2,200euros foal; first foal; dam bumper/2m2f hurdle winner, half-sister to bumper winner Hard To Swallow and 2m3f-3m hurdle winner Trucker's Darling; soundly beaten in two point-to-point flat races.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

9

14th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:35 Newton Abbot

Hurst Hill

11st 0lb

J: Daniel Sansom

T: Seamus Mullins

Well beaten in two Irish points; improved on a modest debut effort when under 4l third in a similar C&D event (soft) last month; could be more to come; each-way player.

9/1

3rd

4

29th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

14:28 Newton Abbot

Hurst Hill

11st 0lb

J: Daniel Sansom

T: Seamus Mullins

Well beaten in two point bumpers and again at Fontwell when just behind Hallowed Rose.

33/1

7th

6

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Hurst Hill

11st 0lb

J: Daniel Sansom

T: Seamus Mullins

2,200euros foal; first foal; dam bumper/2m2f hurdle winner, half-sister to bumper winner Hard To Swallow and 2m3f-3m hurdle winner Trucker's Darling; soundly beaten in two point-to-point flat races.

66/1

Form: 6PP-

Last run: 86 days

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Limited maiden on the Flat and no better in her three starts over hurdles; had wind surgery before and after her latest outing.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

11

5th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 5

16:40 Newton Abbot

What An Icon

10st 2lb

J: James Davies

T: Chris Down

Modest maiden on the Flat and well beaten on both completed starts over hurdles, including last month on first start back from wind surgery; makes handicap hurdle debut from out of the weights and needs to find significant improvement.

33/1

8th

14

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

What An Icon

10st 8lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Chris Down

Limited maiden on the Flat and no better in her three starts over hurdles; had wind surgery before and after her latest outing.

100/1

8th

14

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

What An Icon

10st 8lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Chris Down

Limited maiden on the Flat and no better in her three starts over hurdles; had wind surgery before and after her latest outing.

100/1

Form: 5-

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Raced twice in Irish points; 100-1 but showed some ability when 21l fifth of 16 in maiden hurdle at Chepstow (2m3f, good) three weeks ago.
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Verdict Starting price

8th

4

6th Jun 2024

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

15:13 Uttoxeter

Morning Fortune

11st 10lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Ryan Potter

Penultimate blip came on good to soft ground and good seems to suit best as she was under 4l away in a Hereford maiden two weeks ago; doesn't look too overburdened for handicap debut on that form.

7/1

5th

12

24th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

17:20 Hereford

Morning Fortune

10st 11lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Ryan Potter

Shaped with significant promise before weakening into fifth on last month's rules debut at Chepstow (2m3f, good) but took backward step when well beaten in uncompetitive race at Fontwell eight days ago.

20/1

5th

12

24th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

17:20 Hereford

Morning Fortune

10st 11lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Ryan Potter

Shaped with significant promise before weakening into fifth on last month's rules debut at Chepstow (2m3f, good) but took backward step when well beaten in uncompetitive race at Fontwell eight days ago.

20/1

Form: 1/8-

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Justified favouritism in a bumper at Wetherby (soft) last March and, with tongue tied, eighth of 18 in one at Cheltenham (2m1f, good) four weeks ago; both are significant form in this context and her dam's three winners include useful jumper Tightenyourbelts.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

7

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Miss Goldfire

11st 0lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Harry Fry

Justified favouritism in a bumper at Wetherby (soft) last March and, with tongue tied, eighth of 18 in one at Cheltenham (2m1f, good) four weeks ago; both are significant form in this context and her dam's three winners include useful jumper Tightenyourbelts.

4/1

10th

7

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Miss Goldfire

11st 0lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Harry Fry

Justified favouritism in a bumper at Wetherby (soft) last March and, with tongue tied, eighth of 18 in one at Cheltenham (2m1f, good) four weeks ago; both are significant form in this context and her dam's three winners include useful jumper Tightenyourbelts.

4/1

8th

2

18th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 179y

Class 2

17:00 Cheltenham

Miss Goldfire

11st 6lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Harry Fry

Justified favouritism with a willing attitude at Wetherby (soft) last March but that form could have worked out better and Jonathan Burke isn't aboard this time; now tongue tied.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fifth foal; Authorized half-sister to three winners including Lady Te (French 9.5f AW) and Legacy (French/German 1m-1m4f); dam unraced sister to German Listed-placed 1m1f winner Ladyluve out of US 8.5f-winning sister to US 8.5f Grade 1 winner; needs a market check on debut.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

13

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Lazed

10st 8lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary & Josh Moore

Fifth foal; Authorized half-sister to three winners including Lady Te (French 9.5f AW) and Legacy (French/German 1m-1m4f); dam unraced sister to German Listed-placed 1m1f winner Ladyluve out of US 8.5f-winning sister to US 8.5f Grade 1 winner; needs a market check on debut.

16/1

11th

13

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Lazed

10st 8lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary & Josh Moore

Fifth foal; Authorized half-sister to three winners including Lady Te (French 9.5f AW) and Legacy (French/German 1m-1m4f); dam unraced sister to German Listed-placed 1m1f winner Ladyluve out of US 8.5f-winning sister to US 8.5f Grade 1 winner; needs a market check on debut.

16/1

100/1

Form: 6P-

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten at 100-1 in her only bumper and pulled up at 150-1 in a Taunton novice hurdle; cheekpieces are enlisted.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

5

29th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

14:28 Newton Abbot

Silver Chord

11st 0lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Chris Down

200-1 when tailed off at Fontwell, finishing adrift of Hallowed Rose and Hurst Hill.

33/1

12th

10

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Silver Chord

11st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Chris Down

Soundly beaten at 100-1 in her only bumper and pulled up at 150-1 in a Taunton novice hurdle; cheekpieces are enlisted.

100/1

12th

10

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Silver Chord

11st 0lb

J: David Noonan

T: Chris Down

Soundly beaten at 100-1 in her only bumper and pulled up at 150-1 in a Taunton novice hurdle; cheekpieces are enlisted.

100/1

Form: 6/0U-F

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten in both her bumpers and has not got far in her two starts over hurdles; tongue tied all three starts, hooded on last two and now has the hood plus cheekpieces.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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4

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Drishogue

11st 0lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

Soundly beaten in both her bumpers and has not got far in her two starts over hurdles; tongue tied all three starts, hooded on last two and now has the hood plus cheekpieces.

100/1

4

16th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

17:10 Fontwell

Drishogue

11st 0lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

Soundly beaten in both her bumpers and has not got far in her two starts over hurdles; tongue tied all three starts, hooded on last two and now has the hood plus cheekpieces.

100/1

10

8th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 4

17:40 Fontwell

Drishogue

10st 11lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

took keen hold, midfield, not fluent 1st, fell 5th

100/1

Non-runners

Desirable Walk

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Payout
Exacta £6.60
Straight Forecast £5.55
Trifecta £21.40

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Break My Soul

TOPSPEED:

Morning Fortune

WEST COUNTRY:

Miss Goldfire

RP RATINGS:

Break My Soul

POSTDATA:

Break My Soul

The Times:

Break My Soul

Telegraph:

Break My Soul

The Guardian:

Break My Soul

Daily Mail:

Break My Soul

D Express:

Break My Soul

Daily Mirror:

Break My Soul

The Sun:

Break My Soul

The Star:

Break My Soul

Daily Record:

Break My Soul