May 18 / 15.55 Bangor-on-Dee

15.55

Good

Wrexham Lager Proudly Back In Cans “National Hunt” Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4224.8
  • 2m 0f 145y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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Wrexham Lager Proudly Back In Cans “National Hunt” Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

Form: 3-

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Weak 15-2 shot in Hereford bumper (2m, soft) last month but she made some promising late headway to finish third of eight; that form is not strong but she's a half-sister to four winning jumpers and should have a future in this new discipline.
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1st

9

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Crystal Glance

10st 5lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

travelled strongly, in touch with leaders, went third after 3 out, led narrowly approaching last, kept on well, ridden out

11/2

1st

9

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Crystal Glance

10st 5lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Weak 15-2 shot in Hereford bumper (2m, soft) last month but she made some promising late headway to finish third of eight; that form is not strong but she's a half-sister to four winning jumpers and should have a future in this new discipline.

11/2

3rd

3

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

16:00 Hereford

Crystal Glance

11st 0lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

towards rear

11/4

Form: 76/7-2

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
0-3 in bumpers and same story over hurdles; better effort when 28-1 second at Hexham (2m, good to soft) two weeks ago but that was in a seller and he needs to build on that to make an impact here.
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4th

8

23rd Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

14:48 Hexham

Dapper Gent

10st 8lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Maurice Barnes

Displayed improvement when second to Wotyoudunnow Buddy in 2m seller here last month and has run well twice again over that trip since, latterly when third on handicap debut at Perth (2m, good to firm); has possibilities if this big hike up in trip suits.

10/1

6

9th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 47y

Class 5

13:57 Perth

Dapper Gent

11st 1lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Maurice Barnes

Second last month in a seller at Hexham (2m, good to soft) and maiden hurdle at Bangor (2m, good); has what looks a competitive mark for handicap debut.

7/2

2nd

2

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Dapper Gent

11st 4lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Maurice Barnes

midfield, headway after 6th, went third but not fluent 2 out, went second run-in, kept on well

9/1

Form: 8

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Well held in sole Irish point and was tailed off on her hurdling debut at Hereford (2m, good; 22-1) 11 days ago.
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7th

4

14th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:35 Newton Abbot

Auntie Maggie

11st 0lb

J: David Bass

T: Alastair Ralph

Improving mare who outperformed her 40-1 odds when 1l third in a Bangor maiden hurdle (2m, good) last month; needs to step up on that but not ruled out each-way.

9/1

3rd

7

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Auntie Maggie

10st 11lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Alastair Ralph

sweating, jumped right on occasions, led, headed approaching last, kept on but lost second towards finish

25/1

3rd

7

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Auntie Maggie

10st 11lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Alastair Ralph

Well held in sole Irish point and was tailed off on her hurdling debut at Hereford (2m, good; 22-1) 11 days ago.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
90,000euros 3yo; second foal; half-brother to 2m3f hurdle winner King Of Cong; dam runner-up 2m4f hurdle, sister to useful 2m3f/2m4f chase winner Soldier Of Destiny, half-sister to useful winners Wide Receiver (bumper/2m hurdle) and Young Dev (2m1f-3m jumps); hood is applied on debut but he looks the part on paper and is an interesting newcomer.
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2nd

5

23rd Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

15:18 Hexham

The Flying Poet

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Out of a mare from a good jumping family and made good headway from the rear to take fourth on last month's debut at Bangor (2m, good); that form is modest but he has obvious scope for progress over today's longer trip and with that experience under his belt.

9/4

4th

5

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

The Flying Poet

11st 4lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

held up in rear, outpaced and detached after 6th, headway 2 out, went fourth approaching last, stayed on

4/1

4th

5

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

The Flying Poet

11st 4lb

J: Fergus Gregory

T: Olly Murphy

90,000euros 3yo; second foal; half-brother to 2m3f hurdle winner King Of Cong; dam runner-up 2m4f hurdle, sister to useful 2m3f/2m4f chase winner Soldier Of Destiny, half-sister to useful winners Wide Receiver (bumper/2m hurdle) and Young Dev (2m1f-3m jumps); hood is applied on debut but he looks the part on paper and is an interesting newcomer.

4/1

Form: 3216- D

Last run: 134 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Placed in his first two bumpers before battling well to win at Ludlow in December; held in sixth of 16 on his hurdling debut at Ludlow (2m5f, soft) in January but he still showed promise behind a fairly useful rival in that race; sets the standard on that form and he's respected back in trip.
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5th

4

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Teds Gift

11st 4lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo & A J O’Neill

didn't always jump with fluency, prominent, outpaced from 3 out

7/2

5th

4

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Teds Gift

11st 4lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo & A J O’Neill

Placed in his first two bumpers before battling well to win at Ludlow in December; held in sixth of 16 on his hurdling debut at Ludlow (2m5f, soft) in January but he still showed promise behind a fairly useful rival in that race; sets the standard on that form and he's respected back in trip.

7/2

6th

13

5th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

15:20 Ludlow

Teds Gift

11st 8lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Placed in his first two bumpers before battling well to win here (2m, soft) on his return last month; out of a half-sister to a fairly useful jumps winner (2m2f/2m3f) and he should have a future in this sphere; needs close look on hurdling debut.

5/1

Form: 36/0-

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Promise in the first of his two bumpers for John Groucott last spring but was well held at 150-1 on stable debut at Ludlow (2m, good) last month; half-brother to a jumps winner but he needs improvement on this switch to hurdling.
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3rd

3

28th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

17:50 Bangor-on-Dee

Brockarno

11st 3lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Belinda Clarke

Beaten about 15l when sixth in weak maiden here (2m, good) on recent hurdling debut; has huge amount to find with the principals today.

50/1

3rd

3

28th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

17:50 Bangor-on-Dee

Brockarno

11st 3lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Belinda Clarke

Beaten about 15l when sixth in weak maiden here (2m, good) on recent hurdling debut; has huge amount to find with the principals today.

50/1

6th

1

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Brockarno

11st 4lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Belinda Clarke

prominent, raced wide and lost position after 3 out, weakened after 2 out

33/1

Form: 0-

Last run: 56 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
10-1 for big-field bumper at Newbury (good to soft) in March but he failed to beat a rival and was 40l behind the winner; with top yard and now switches to hurdling but he needs to leave his debut form well behind.
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4th

10

9th Jul 2024

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

17:05 Uttoxeter

Gwennie May Jem

10st 10lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

With a top stable but was last of 20 on bumper debut in March and has not shown a great deal in two subsequent Bangor hurdles.

33/1

7th

9

8th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

13:40 Bangor-on-Dee

Gwennie May Jem

10st 11lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

With a top stable but managed only seventh of nine in weak C&D maiden on last month's hurdling debut and needs to take a big step forward.

16/1

7th

6

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Gwennie May Jem

10st 12lb

J: Tristan Durrell

T: Dan Skelton

midfield, headway 3 out, weakened 2 out

7/1

OUR TIP

Form: 33-

Last run: 138 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Irish point winner; finished third of four in a bumper and novice hurdle at Catterick (1m7f, heavy) in his two runs under rules; was beaten 11l last time but he may not have been suited by the heavy ground and that form has been boosted by the winner since; open to progress back from a break and he's in the mix for yard that has won the last three runnings.
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8th

3

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Iorangi De LIsle

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

prominent, mistake 3rd, lost two places before 2 out, soon weakened

7/2

8th

3

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Iorangi De LIsle

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Irish point winner; finished third of four in a bumper and novice hurdle at Catterick (1m7f, heavy) in his two runs under rules; was beaten 11l last time but he may not have been suited by the heavy ground and that form has been boosted by the winner since; open to progress back from a break and he's in the mix for yard that has won the last three runnings.

7/2

3rd

2

1st Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 4

14:30 Catterick

Iorangi De LIsle

11st 1lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

prominent, not fluent 2nd, ridden and outpaced after 2 out, edged left approaching last

6/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Fifth foal; half-sister to bumper winner Northern Belle; unraced dam closely related to useful 2m hurdle winner Snake Eyes out of useful 2m4f-3m1f hurdle/chase winner Be My Belle, is granddaughter of smart 2m3f-3m1f hurdle winner; has a striking pedigree and she needs a close look on debut.
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9th

8

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Belle In The Park

10st 11lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

jumped right throughout, always behind, lost touch after 6th, tailed off

13/2

9th

8

18th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:55 Bangor-on-Dee

Belle In The Park

10st 11lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Fifth foal; half-sister to bumper winner Northern Belle; unraced dam closely related to useful 2m hurdle winner Snake Eyes out of useful 2m4f-3m1f hurdle/chase winner Be My Belle, is granddaughter of smart 2m3f-3m1f hurdle winner; has a striking pedigree and she needs a close look on debut.

13/2

Form: 0U-

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tailed off in sole bumper and she didn't get very far when 150-1 on her hurdling debut at Huntingdon (unseated at second) last month; one of two runners for the yard and she's best watched.
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10

28th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

19:58 Bangor-on-Dee

Fennella

10st 10lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Jumping has been an issue over hurdles so far and she's been well held here (2m3f/2m, good) in last two runs; still early days for this well-bred 4yo but she needs a lot of improvement.

20/1

8th

14

8th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

13:40 Bangor-on-Dee

Fennella

10st 4lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Jumping has been an issue on both her hurdling starts but she displayed clear promise before weakening into fifth here (2m3f, good) 11 days ago and has obvious scope for improvement if more fluent today; hood added.

33/1

5th

7

28th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

17:50 Bangor-on-Dee

Fennella

10st 2lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Well beaten on bumper debut in March and unseated rider at second flight when 150-1 for last month's hurdling debut.

100/1

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Payout
Straight Forecast £39.41

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Ted's Gift

The Guardian:

Crystal Glance

SPOTLIGHT:

The Flying Poet

The Star:

The Flying Poet

Daily Mail:

Crystal Glance

The Sun:

Crystal Glance

POSTDATA:

Ted's Gift

WEST COUNTRY:

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Telegraph:

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D Express:

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Daily Mirror:

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Daily Record:

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