May 20 / 16.43 Newton Abbot

16.43

Soft

Totnes And Bridgetown Steeplechase Company Open Hunters’ Chase

  • Prize money: £3336.45
  • 3m 1f 170y
  • Class 5
  • 6 runners
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Totnes And Bridgetown Steeplechase Company Open Hunters’ Chase

Runners: 6 runners

Type: Hunter Chase

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

OUR TIP

9/4 (Won)

  • Win: £3.00
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 443/1- CD

Last run: 369 days

W: 12st 4lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
Won this race comfortably by over 9l for Paul Nicholls in 2023 (good ground) and came good for current stable in soft-ground open point in March; not discredited when fifth in a good point last month; respected.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

2

20th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

16:43 Newton Abbot

Young Buck

12st 4lb

J: Mr Darren Edwards

T: D Summersby

Won this race comfortably by over 9l for Paul Nicholls in 2023 (good ground) and came good for current stable in soft-ground open point in March; not discredited when fifth in a good point last month; respected.

9/4

1st

2

20th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

16:43 Newton Abbot

Young Buck

12st 4lb

J: Mr Darren Edwards

T: D Summersby

Won this race comfortably by over 9l for Paul Nicholls in 2023 (good ground) and came good for current stable in soft-ground open point in March; not discredited when fifth in a good point last month; respected.

9/4

7/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: /3/PP- D

Last run: 113 days

W: 12st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Out of sorts in two run-of-the-mill handicap chases for Anthony Charlton in January; rediscovered some form to win five-runner conditions point (good ground) for new stable this month but has more on his plate here.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

5

20th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

16:43 Newton Abbot

Len Brennan

12st 0lb

J: Mr Billy Broomfield

T: Miss A Procter

Out of sorts in two run-of-the-mill handicap chases for Anthony Charlton in January; rediscovered some form to win five-runner conditions point (good ground) for new stable this month but has more on his plate here.

7/1

2nd

5

20th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

16:43 Newton Abbot

Len Brennan

12st 0lb

J: Mr Billy Broomfield

T: Miss A Procter

Out of sorts in two run-of-the-mill handicap chases for Anthony Charlton in January; rediscovered some form to win five-runner conditions point (good ground) for new stable this month but has more on his plate here.

7/1

0

6

28th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 3f 149y

Class 4

15:55 Fontwell

Len Brennan

10st 10lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Anthony Charlton

held up in rear but in touch with leaders

20/1

Form: 435/3/

Last run: 575 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Placed twice off lowly marks in handicap chases in 2022 (2m7f/3m) but returned from long absence with two very disappointing point runs this year; fared better when fifth of 14 in Flete Park maiden last month but that run wasn't good enough to make him of interest here.
Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

4

31st May 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 2

19:05 Stratford

King Orry

12st 0lb

J: Mr James Shaw

T: Miss L Gardner

A very limited handicapper under rules and has more on his plate than when third at Newton Abbot recently (3m2f, good).

25/1

3rd

4

20th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

16:43 Newton Abbot

King Orry

12st 0lb

J: Mr James Shaw

T: Miss L Gardner

Placed twice off lowly marks in handicap chases in 2022 (2m7f/3m) but returned from long absence with two very disappointing point runs this year; fared better when fifth of 14 in Flete Park maiden last month but that run wasn't good enough to make him of interest here.

66/1

3rd

4

20th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

16:43 Newton Abbot

King Orry

12st 0lb

J: Mr James Shaw

T: Miss L Gardner

Placed twice off lowly marks in handicap chases in 2022 (2m7f/3m) but returned from long absence with two very disappointing point runs this year; fared better when fifth of 14 in Flete Park maiden last month but that run wasn't good enough to make him of interest here.

66/1

Form: 67/

Last run: 629 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Showed no promise on his two rules starts here in summer 2022 (bumper/hurdle) and is 0-10 in points since; came second in a members' race at Flete Park last month but looks up against it today.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5

25th Jun 2024

Good

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

17:00 Newton Abbot

Norman Abu

11st 6lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Jimmy Frost

Modest maiden pointer; well held on both starts in hunter chases here in May, including C&D, and tailed off in a maiden point 27 days ago; makes limited appeal with blinkers replacing cheekpieces for handicap debut.

25/1

3rd

6

29th May 2024

Soft

2m 4f 216y

Class 5

16:28 Newton Abbot

Norman Abu

12st 0lb

J: Mr Chad Bament

T: Mrs D J Treneer

midfield, not fluent 7th, left in modest fourth 11th, left in modest third after 2 out

50/1

4th

6

20th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

16:43 Newton Abbot

Norman Abu

12st 0lb

J: Mr Michael Treneer

T: Mrs D J Treneer

Showed no promise on his two rules starts here in summer 2022 (bumper/hurdle) and is 0-10 in points since; came second in a members' race at Flete Park last month but looks up against it today.

33/1

Form: /35PP- D

Last run: 28 days

W: 12st 8lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict
Useful handicap chaser on good ground when on song; pulled up on consecutive outings at end of last season and needs to prove his wellbeing, but is in much calmer waters for today's hunter chase debut.
Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

1

20th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

16:43 Newton Abbot

Switch Hitter

12st 8lb

J: Miss Natalie Parker

T: Paul Nicholls

Useful handicap chaser on good ground when on song; pulled up on consecutive outings at end of last season and needs to prove his wellbeing, but is in much calmer waters for today's hunter chase debut.

4/6

5th

1

20th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

16:43 Newton Abbot

Switch Hitter

12st 8lb

J: Miss Natalie Parker

T: Paul Nicholls

Useful handicap chaser on good ground when on song; pulled up on consecutive outings at end of last season and needs to prove his wellbeing, but is in much calmer waters for today's hunter chase debut.

4/6

3

22nd Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 3

18:30 Kempton

Switch Hitter

11st 12lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

prominent, bumped 1st, dropped to rear 12th, pulled up before 5 out

8/1

Form: P66/P-

Last run: 323 days

W: 12st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 120

Form & Verdict
Very useful hurdler/chaser on his day for Philip Hobbs, but ran very poorly in a handicap chase for Christian Williams last summer and has been pulled up in two points for new stable this year; cheekpieces refitted.
Place /
No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

5

20th Jul 2024

Good

2m 5f 34y

Class 4

15:25 Cartmel

Kalooki

11st 9lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Christian Williams

Very useful hurdler/chaser on his day for Philip Hobbs but was pulled up in back-to-back points before trailing home last in a hunter chase in May; has rejoined Christian Williams but he needs a major revival after another short break; one of three runners for the yard.

9/1

6th

3

20th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

16:43 Newton Abbot

Kalooki

12st 0lb

J: Mr Martin McIntyre

T: N R P Williams

Very useful hurdler/chaser on his day for Philip Hobbs, but ran very poorly in a handicap chase for Christian Williams last summer and has been pulled up in two points for new stable this year; cheekpieces refitted.

14/1

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £11.10
Straight Forecast £13.94
Trifecta £75.40

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

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The Times:

Young Buck

Telegraph:

Len Brennan

RP RATINGS:

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TOPSPEED:

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POSTDATA:

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WEST COUNTRY:

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The Guardian:

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Daily Mail:

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D Express:

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The Sun:

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The Star:

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Daily Record:

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Daily Mirror:

Young Buck