May 18 / 19.33 Uttoxeter

19.33

Good

Avonside Supplies Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £3247.81
  • 2m 4f 189y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Avonside Supplies Handicap Chase

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.20
  • Place: £2.70

Form: /565-5

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Ten-race maiden who lacked fluency and was ultimately well beaten on recent chasing debut at Southwell (2m4f, good); some positives can be taken from that perfomance but he's not the most obvious answer here.
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6th

8

22nd Jul 2024

Good

2m 5f 34y

Class 5

17:00 Cartmel

Over Milk Wood

10st 13lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Gary Hanmer

2-4 since switched to fences this spring, the latter win gained from the front in four-runner race at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good to soft); has a bit more on his plate here but further progress is possible.

7/1

1st

6

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

19:45 Uttoxeter

Over Milk Wood

10st 4lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Gary Hanmer

made all, hit 11th, kept on well from 2 out, pushed out

7/2

4th

6

30th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

20:40 Warwick

Over Milk Wood

10st 9lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Gary Hanmer

Improved on his chase debut when scoring at Uttoxeter (2m5f, good to soft) recently; up 5lb since that career-best effort but if he is able to step up again he'd be a contender.

7/2

16/1

  • Place: £5.10

Form: 1176-0 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Signed off for Lucy Wadham with two front-running hurdle wins last spring (2m7f/2m5f) but has disappointed in three subsequent chases for Sarah Humphrey and needs to turn a corner.
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2nd

6

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Another Mystery

10st 12lb

J: James Best

T: Sarah Humphrey

prominent

16/1

2nd

6

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Another Mystery

10st 12lb

J: James Best

T: Sarah Humphrey

prominent

16/1

10th

6

7th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

16:42 Southwell

Another Mystery

11st 2lb

J: James Best

T: Sarah Humphrey

After back-to-back hurdle wins last summer he was bought for 15,000gns out of Lucy Wadham's yard; well beaten in two 3m chases for current connections and now 0-6 in this discipline; tries a hood.

9/1

11/2

  • Place: £2.10

Form: /2234- BF

Last run: 116 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
0-6 over fences but yet to finish outside of the frame and seems pretty versatile regarding trip and ground; not seen since January but seems very likely to be in the thick of things again.
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6th

6

25th Jun 2024

Good

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

17:00 Newton Abbot

Ballinoulart

11st 2lb

J: David Bass

T: Alastair Ralph

0-8 over fences but yet to finish outside the frame and seems pretty versatile regarding trip and ground; fair fourth at Worcester this month when tried in a visor (now replaced with usual cheekpieces) and likely to have a big say in a weak race.

11/2

4th

12

1st Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

13:10 Worcester

Ballinoulart

10st 11lb

J: David Bass

T: Alastair Ralph

0-7 over fences but yet to finish outside of the frame and seems pretty versatile regarding trip and ground; placed at Uttoxeter (2m5f, good to soft) a fortnight ago; headgear switched here; probably won't be far away.

5/1

3rd

7

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Ballinoulart

10st 11lb

J: David Bass

T: Alastair Ralph

prominent

11/2

Form: P4352- D

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Made disappointing start to chasing career last season but looked suited by return to good ground when creditable second of 15 at Warwick (3m, good) last month and will be fine over today's shorter trip; respected.
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3rd

5

17th Jul 2024

Good

3m 2f 13y

Class 5

15:40 Uttoxeter

Barrakhov

11st 6lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

Runner-up at Warwick (3m, good) in April, and toughed it out when deservedly off the mark over fences here (3m; beating Jean Genie by half a length) last month; 5lb higher - 1lb worse off with the runner-up - but should give another decent account.

7/2

1st

9

15th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:40 Uttoxeter

Barrakhov

11st 0lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

Seemed to have got his act together over fences when creditable second of 15 at Warwick (3m, good) in April but was slightly disappointing when only fourth here (2m5f, good to soft) last month and today's forecast rain is not in his favour; others preferred.

7/1

4th

8

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Barrakhov

10st 11lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

midfield

4/1

100/1

Form: 4P/7C-

Last run: 183 days

W: 10st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Without a win since summer 2019 and it's a long time since he showed any worthwhile form; 7lb out of the weights on this first start for six months; can't be recommended.
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4th

12

15th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:40 Uttoxeter

Scottsdale

10st 2lb

J: John Kington

T: Peter Winks

Gave fairly good account when fifth here (2m5f, good to soft) last month and is effectively 4lb lower today but has generally been very disappointing in recent years, and his latest win was in 2019.

50/1

5th

14

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Scottsdale

10st 2lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Peter Winks

prominent, bumped 2nd

100/1

5th

14

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Scottsdale

10st 2lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Peter Winks

prominent, bumped 2nd

100/1

Form: 66324-

Last run: 48 days

W: 10st 2lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
0-20 under rules but has made the frame in three consecutive chases this year (2m-2m3f, soft/heavy) and will also be suited by today's trip-and-ground combination; considered each-way.
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6th

12

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Dancing Dani

10st 2lb

J: James Davies

T: Nikki Evans

midfield on outer

10/1

6th

12

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Dancing Dani

10st 2lb

J: James Davies

T: Nikki Evans

midfield on outer

10/1

Form: 6/P7P- D

Last run: 102 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish 9yo who has not shown a great deal on his five starts for Julian Smith since October 2022; plummeting down the weights but remains difficult to enthuse over.
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3rd

4

1st Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

13:10 Worcester

Song Of Earth

11st 10lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Julian Smith

Fairly useful hurdler/chaser when trained in Ireland but has struggled since joining current stable in 2022, and there was no sign of a revival at Uttoxeter a fortnight ago.

33/1

7th

1

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Song Of Earth

12st 0lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Julian Smith

always behind

33/1

7th

1

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Song Of Earth

12st 0lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Julian Smith

always behind

33/1

Form: /3PP-4 C

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 5lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Long in the tooth now and has not fired on all cylinders since returning from a layoff in the autumn; didn't run badly in first-time visor at Stratford (2m6f, good to soft) nine days ago but makes only limited appeal here.
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6th

14

17th Jul 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

17:45 Uttoxeter

Mackie Dee

10st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Richard Armson

Last win came in a good-ground 2m7f hurdle here over two years ago (albeit off far higher) and inconsistent these days, finding little once headed at Market Rasen ten days ago; 2lb out of the handicap this time.

12/1

6th

7

7th Jul 2024

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

13:45 Market Rasen

Mackie Dee

10st 5lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Richard Armson

Inconsistent nowadays and it's over two year's since his latest hurdling start but he ran quite a bit better than eventual 21l defeat might suggest when fourth over fences in first-time blinkers here (2m3f, good) last month and ought to cope fairly well if the ground softens today.

8/1

4th

11

21st Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 34y

Class 5

14:40 Market Rasen

Mackie Dee

10st 7lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Richard Armson

pressed winner, lost second 2 out, no extra when lost third approaching last

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 21214- BF

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Dual 2m3f chase winner (soft/heavy) this year and gave another good account when fourth over that trip at Ffos Las (good to soft) last month; effectively 2lb lower than last time here; likely contender.
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2

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Pilgrims King

11st 13lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter & Michael Bowen

towards rear

9/2

2

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Pilgrims King

11st 13lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter & Michael Bowen

towards rear

9/2

4th

7

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 83y

Class 4

14:42 Ffos Las

Pilgrims King

11st 2lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Dual hurdle winner who has won two of his four chase starts including over C&D (heavy) last Tuesday; this is tougher under a penalty but he showed plenty of determination last time and should have more to offer in this sphere; respected.

11/4

Form: 8045-7

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Safely held in two handicap hurdles this spring (2m4f/2m) and now 0-7 overall; remains unexposed but needs switch to fences to prompt improvement.
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4th

3

1st Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

12:40 Worcester

Brandt

11st 11lb

J: David Noonan

T: Henry Oliver

took keen hold, midfield and in touch with leaders

7/1

3

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Brandt

11st 10lb

J: David Noonan

T: Henry Oliver

towards rear

12/1

3

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Brandt

11st 10lb

J: David Noonan

T: Henry Oliver

towards rear

12/1

Form: 24661- D

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Not one to rely upon but was seemingly perked up by change of headgear when scoring in first-time blinkers at Hereford (2m5f, good to soft) last month, and remains very well handicapped on older form.
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7th

7

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 5

14:18 Market Rasen

Bring The Action

11st 5lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Nigel Hawke

Seemingly perked up by change of headgear when scoring in first-time blinkers at Hereford (2m5f, good to soft) in April; still very well handicapped on older form but was pulled up (albeit having made a bad jumping error) last month and has become very unreliable.

12/1

4

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Bring The Action

11st 3lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Nigel Hawke

midfield

7/2

4

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Bring The Action

11st 3lb

J: Lorcan Murtagh

T: Nigel Hawke

midfield

7/2

Form: 23216- D BF

Last run: 214 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Largely consistent in early part of last season, and deserved his hard-fought win at Bangor (2m4f, soft) in October; absent since lesser effort a fortnight later; swaps blinkers for refitted cheekpieces today.
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10th

9

26th Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

14:53 Worcester

Sinister Minister

11st 6lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Largely consistent in early part of last season, and deserved his hard-fought win at Bangor (2m4f, soft) in October; fell on last month's reappearance outing but has possibilities here if all goes to plan; refitted blinkers the headgear of choice today.

10/1

5

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Sinister Minister

11st 2lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Sheila Lewis

midfield

6/1

5

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Sinister Minister

11st 2lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Sheila Lewis

midfield

6/1

Form: P0PP-P

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Pulled up in all three chases this year and has now been unplaced all 13 career starts; swaps cheekpieces for first-time visor today.
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13

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Deja Rouge

10st 2lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Kate Hazard

took keen hold, led

100/1

13

18th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 5

19:33 Uttoxeter

Deja Rouge

10st 2lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Kate Hazard

took keen hold, led

100/1

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 5

14:40 Market Rasen

Deja Rouge

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Kate Hazard

Ex-Gordon Elliott; has shown precious little since joining this yard; out of the weights.

100/1

Non-runners

Moves Like Monty

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £120.20
Straight Forecast £96.14
Tricast £494.41
Trifecta £620.70

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Barrakhov

TOPSPEED:

Ballinoulart

WEST COUNTRY:

Bring The Action

The Star:

Pilgrims King

Telegraph:

Mackie Dee

The Times:

Ballinoulart

The Guardian:

Ballinoulart

D Express:

Ballinoulart

RP RATINGS:

Barrakhov

POSTDATA:

Barrakhov

Daily Mirror:

Barrakhov

The Sun:

Barrakhov

Daily Mail:

Bring The Action

Daily Record:

Bring The Action