May 19 / 16.35 Stratford

16.35

Good

William Hill Inside Track Open Maiden National Hunt Flat Race (Category 3 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £2450.7
  • 2m 0f 70y
  • Class 5
  • 9 runners
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William Hill Inside Track Open Maiden National Hunt Flat Race (Category 3 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

Form: 3-

Last run: 67 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Second to a dual subsequent bumper winner on Irish point debut a year ago (yielding) and made pretty good start to rules career when keeping-on third at Huntingon (soft) in March; had wind op last month; major player.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

3

8th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

17:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Little Big Kev

11st 2lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Richard Phillips

Chased home a good horse in his point and hasn't been far away in bumpers at Huntingdon (soft) and Stratford (good; tongue tied); might have gone close last time with a clearer run; respected.

7/2

4th

1

19th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:35 Stratford

Little Big Kev

11st 4lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Richard Phillips

held up in rear, headway halfway, prominent 6f out, kept on inside final furlong, went fourth towards finish

7/2

1

19th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:35 Stratford

Little Big Kev

11st 4lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Richard Phillips

Second to a dual subsequent bumper winner on Irish point debut a year ago (yielding) and made pretty good start to rules career when keeping-on third at Huntingon (soft) in March; had wind op last month; major player.

7/2

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Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
£8,000 3yo; third foal from a fairly useful 1m2f Flat winner; with a good stable (14% strike-rate in bumpers) and probably doesn't need to be anything special to play a significant role on debut.
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1st

2

19th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:35 Stratford

Little Watson

10st 12lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

made virtually all, kept on well inside final furlong, ridden out

5/1

2

19th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:35 Stratford

Little Watson

10st 12lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

£8,000 3yo; third foal from a fairly useful 1m2f Flat winner; with a good stable (14% strike-rate in bumpers) and probably doesn't need to be anything special to play a significant role on debut.

5/1

Form: 87-

Last run: 115 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Runner-up on Irish point debut in April 2023 and bettered disappointing rules debut when seventh at Huntingdon (good to soft) in January, but needs to take another good step forward here.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3rd

10

14th Jul 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

15:30 Stratford

Belle Montrose

10st 11lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Samuel Drinkwater

travelled strongly, towards rear, headway before 3 out

14/1

4th

6

14th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:35 Newton Abbot

Belle Montrose

11st 0lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Samuel Drinkwater

Irish point second (sole start) who has been improving gradually in bumpers; can probably pick up a race but others are preferred on her hurdling debut.

16/1

5th

3

19th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:35 Stratford

Belle Montrose

10st 11lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Samuel Drinkwater

took keen hold, held up in rear, stumbled home turn, headway when on inner but not clear run over 1f out, soon disputing third, kept on

20/1

Form: 0- BF

Last run: 63 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
First foal from a well-connected mare; well beaten when joint-favourite for debut at Huntingdon (soft) two months ago but her stable usually does well in bumpers and she's evidently thought capable of much better.
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1st

9

18th Jul 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

18:45 Worcester

Hola Hermosa

10st 7lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Fergal O’Brien

Well beaten in soft-gound bumper in March but two runs on good ground this season were much encouraging; open to improvement on hurdle debut.

8/1

5th

2

1st Jul 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:30 Worcester

Hola Hermosa

11st 2lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Fergal O’Brien

Stoutly bred mare; improved on debut run when third of eight finishers in a Stratford bumper in May (2m, good; 22-1) despite pulling hard; may improve again.

3/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Half-sister to two fairly useful jumpers but managed only sixth of eight on Irish point debut in March 2023 and makes rules debut after a 441-day layoff.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8th

5

19th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:35 Stratford

Lyndas Pet

10st 11lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Max Young

took keen hold, prominent, weakened 5f out, tailed off

33/1

5

19th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:35 Stratford

Lyndas Pet

10st 11lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Max Young

Half-sister to two fairly useful jumpers but managed only sixth of eight on Irish point debut in March 2023 and makes rules debut after a 441-day layoff.

33/1

Form: 94-

Last run: 48 days

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Out of a half-sister to Ebor winner Heartbreak City; bettered low-key debut when close fourth at Fakenham (good; had wind op soon after) last month but probably needs to improve again.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

6

19th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:35 Stratford

Chattamento

10st 5lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Georgina Nicholls

prominent, disputing second over 1f out, kept on

10/1

6

19th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:35 Stratford

Chattamento

10st 5lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Georgina Nicholls

Out of a half-sister to Ebor winner Heartbreak City; bettered low-key debut when close fourth at Fakenham (good; had wind op soon after) last month but probably needs to improve again.

10/1

Form: 40-

Last run: 151 days

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Fourth of seven over C&D (soft) on debut in November but struggled at Newbury (soft) the following month and has not raced since; tongue-tie now added.
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5th

12

14th Jul 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

15:30 Stratford

Flighttothestars

10st 7lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Laura Horsfall

in touch with leaders, midfield before 3 out

12/1

3rd

10

18th Jun 2024

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 4

14:05 Stratford

Flighttothestars

10st 4lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Laura Horsfall

prominent, disputed lead 5th, led and increased tempo before 3 out, headed approaching last, kept on

25/1

5th

9

1st Jun 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 148y

Class 4

17:23 Stratford

Flighttothestars

10st 2lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Laura Horsfall

Not disgraced in two bumpers here on either side of a no-show at Newbury, but hasn't shown enough.

33/1

Form: 0-

Last run: 57 days

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Half-sister to useful bumper/jumps winner Eden Du Houx; unable to land a telling blow when 11th of 20 in valuable race at Newbury (good to soft) in March but in much calmer waters for this second outing.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

8

19th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:35 Stratford

Kiss Me Moon

10st 5lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Evan Williams

pressed winner, weakened over 1f out

7/1

8

19th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:35 Stratford

Kiss Me Moon

10st 5lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Evan Williams

Half-sister to useful bumper/jumps winner Eden Du Houx; unable to land a telling blow when 11th of 20 in valuable race at Newbury (good to soft) in March but in much calmer waters for this second outing.

7/1

13

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

16:55 Fakenham

Kiss Me Moon

10st 2lb

T: Evan Williams

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
First foal from very useful Flat and smart hurdle winner Limini; stable has good strike-rate in bumpers (18%); looks the part on paper.
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9

19th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:35 Stratford

Thewaitingisover

10st 5lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

in touch with leaders, stumbled and lost action after 3f, soon pulled up

9/4

9

19th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 5

16:35 Stratford

Thewaitingisover

10st 5lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

First foal from very useful Flat and smart hurdle winner Limini; stable has good strike-rate in bumpers (18%); looks the part on paper.

9/4

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Little Big Kev

SPOTLIGHT:

Thewaitingisover

The Star:

Little Watson

POSTDATA:

Kiss Me Moon

The Times:

Thewaitingisover

Daily Record:

Thewaitingisover

Telegraph:

Little Big Kev

D Express:

Little Big Kev

Daily Mirror:

Little Big Kev

The Sun:

Little Big Kev