May 20 / 17.13 Newton Abbot

17.13

Soft

Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 2 Elimination) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £3696.7
  • 2m 0f 167y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Mares’ Open National Hunt Flat Race (Category 2 Elimination) (GBB Race)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.00
  • Place: £1.30

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Out of a hurdle-winning half-sister to smart hurdler Brandy Love; placed in two soft-ground Irish points in the autumn, losing out only by a short head on latter occasion; new stable has good bumper strike-rate (17%); has tongue-tie fitted for rules debut; needs to be taken very seriously.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

6

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Railway Bell

11st 2lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Fergal O’Brien

Out of a hurdle-winning half-sister to smart hurdler Brandy Love; placed in two soft-ground Irish points in the autumn, losing out only by a short head on latter occasion; new stable has good bumper strike-rate (17%); has tongue-tie fitted for rules debut; needs to be taken very seriously.

5/2

1st

6

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Railway Bell

11st 2lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Fergal O’Brien

Out of a hurdle-winning half-sister to smart hurdler Brandy Love; placed in two soft-ground Irish points in the autumn, losing out only by a short head on latter occasion; new stable has good bumper strike-rate (17%); has tongue-tie fitted for rules debut; needs to be taken very seriously.

5/2

2/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 36-

Last run: 93 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Irish point winner; placed on rules debut at Plumpton (good to soft) in December and not beaten far when sixth at Ascot (good to soft) in February; will find this race much easier than last time; likely contender.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

7

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Realta Liath

11st 2lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

Irish point winner; placed on rules debut at Plumpton (good to soft) in December and not beaten far when sixth at Ascot (good to soft) in February; will find this race much easier than last time; likely contender.

2/1

2nd

7

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Realta Liath

11st 2lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

Irish point winner; placed on rules debut at Plumpton (good to soft) in December and not beaten far when sixth at Ascot (good to soft) in February; will find this race much easier than last time; likely contender.

2/1

6th

8

17th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 152y

Class 2

16:45 Ascot

Realta Liath

11st 2lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

Easily won Irish point last May (yielding ground) and bought for £100,000 afterwards; still looked green when 8l third of 11 in bumper at Plumpton (good to soft; rallied after tending to go in snatches) in December; likely to improve for that experience and looks a serious contender.

6/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
8,000euros 3yo; fifth foal; half-sister to bumper winner/fairly useful hurdler The Doyen Chief; dam unraced half-sister to two fair hurdlers; market support will make her of interest.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

8

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Arctic Angel

10st 10lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Evan Williams

8,000euros 3yo; fifth foal; half-sister to bumper winner/fairly useful hurdler The Doyen Chief; dam unraced half-sister to two fair hurdlers; market support will make her of interest.

10/1

3rd

8

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Arctic Angel

10st 10lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Evan Williams

8,000euros 3yo; fifth foal; half-sister to bumper winner/fairly useful hurdler The Doyen Chief; dam unraced half-sister to two fair hurdlers; market support will make her of interest.

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Third foal; dam point winner, sister to a point winner; trainer does well in bumpers but has more obvious chance with Hurley Girly.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

12

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Springtime Legend

10st 10lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

Third foal; dam point winner, sister to a point winner; trainer does well in bumpers but has more obvious chance with Hurley Girly.

14/1

4th

12

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Springtime Legend

10st 10lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

Third foal; dam point winner, sister to a point winner; trainer does well in bumpers but has more obvious chance with Hurley Girly.

14/1

Form: B-

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Out of an unraced sister to useful jumper Slieveardagh; struggling in rear when hampered and brought down on home turn at Taunton (soft) in March.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

5

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

OMalley

11st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Keiran Burke

Out of an unraced sister to useful jumper Slieveardagh; struggling in rear when hampered and brought down on home turn at Taunton (soft) in March.

25/1

5th

5

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

OMalley

11st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Keiran Burke

Out of an unraced sister to useful jumper Slieveardagh; struggling in rear when hampered and brought down on home turn at Taunton (soft) in March.

25/1

Form: 7-

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Out of a bumper winner but did not look straightforward when a well-beaten 40-1 shot at Market Rasen last month.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

5

28th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 4

20:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Lady Showtime

11st 2lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

Well held in both bumpers and was tailed off at 150-1 on hurdling debut at Worcester (2m, good) two weeks ago.

66/1

6th

12

13th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

19:55 Worcester

Lady Showtime

10st 11lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

Did not look straightforward when safely held in two run-of-the-mill bumpers this spring; cannot be recommended on this hurdling debut.

66/1

6th

4

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Lady Showtime

11st 2lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

Out of a bumper winner but did not look straightforward when a well-beaten 40-1 shot at Market Rasen last month.

50/1

Form: 9-

Last run: 156 days

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tailed off after racing too freely at Hereford (good) in December; needs to take a big step forward.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

11

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Little Storm

10st 10lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Ryan Potter

Tailed off after racing too freely at Hereford (good) in December; needs to take a big step forward.

25/1

7th

11

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Little Storm

10st 10lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Ryan Potter

Tailed off after racing too freely at Hereford (good) in December; needs to take a big step forward.

25/1

Form: 8-

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Struggled when 50-1 for debut at Exeter (good) last month.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

9

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Diamond Dusty

10st 10lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Linda Blackford

Struggled when 50-1 for debut at Exeter (good) last month.

66/1

8th

9

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Diamond Dusty

10st 10lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Linda Blackford

Struggled when 50-1 for debut at Exeter (good) last month.

66/1

8th

12

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 5

19:30 Exeter

Diamond Dusty

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Linda Blackford

Seventh foal; half-sister to winners Itsonlyrocknroll (bumper/2m hurdle), Stones And Roses (2m5f/3m1f chase) and Golazo (bumper/2m6f chase); dam 2m hurdle winner, half-sister to useful 2m2f-2m4f hurdle winner Follow The Sign; stable 0-9 in bumpers recent seasons.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Half-sister to two French Flat winners; bought for £30,000 after finishing second in heavy-ground maiden point at Dalton Park in March; evidently has some abilty; could have a say.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

2

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Damekap

11st 2lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Seamus Mullins

Half-sister to two French Flat winners; bought for £30,000 after finishing second in heavy-ground maiden point at Dalton Park in March; evidently has some abilty; could have a say.

10/1

9th

2

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Damekap

11st 2lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Seamus Mullins

Half-sister to two French Flat winners; bought for £30,000 after finishing second in heavy-ground maiden point at Dalton Park in March; evidently has some abilty; could have a say.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 3-

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
First foal from a bumper winner/fairly useful hurdler; prominent throughout and belied 50-1 odds when third of ten on debut at Plumpton (good) last month; one for the shortlist.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

3

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Hurley Girly

11st 2lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Neil Mulholland

First foal from a bumper winner/fairly useful hurdler; prominent throughout and belied 50-1 odds when third of ten on debut at Plumpton (good) last month; one for the shortlist.

7/2

10th

3

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Hurley Girly

11st 2lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Neil Mulholland

First foal from a bumper winner/fairly useful hurdler; prominent throughout and belied 50-1 odds when third of ten on debut at Plumpton (good) last month; one for the shortlist.

7/2

3rd

3

14th Apr 2024

Good

2m 1f 164y

Class 5

17:00 Plumpton

Hurley Girly

11st 0lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Neil Mulholland

First foal; dam point/bumper/2m and 2m4f hurdle winner, half-sister to 2m5f-3m hurdle winner On We Go; yard 1-17 in bumpers this season and watching brief makes sense unless the betting suggests otherwise.

14/1

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
£2,000 3yo; second foal; dam well beaten bumpers/2m4f hurdles; not the most obvious answer on paper.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

10

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Flyover

10st 10lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

£2,000 3yo; second foal; dam well beaten bumpers/2m4f hurdles; not the most obvious answer on paper.

33/1

11th

10

20th May 2024

Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

17:13 Newton Abbot

Flyover

10st 10lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

£2,000 3yo; second foal; dam well beaten bumpers/2m4f hurdles; not the most obvious answer on paper.

33/1

Non-runners

Blacksambelle

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £7.90
Straight Forecast £5.43
Trifecta £41.00

Selections

WEST COUNTRY:

Railway Bell

SPOTLIGHT:

Realta Liath

POSTDATA:

Hurley Girly

The Star:

Springtime Legend

Telegraph:

Hurley Girly

D Express:

Hurley Girly

Daily Mail:

Railway Bell

Daily Mirror:

Railway Bell

The Sun:

Railway Bell

Daily Record:

Railway Bell

RP RATINGS:

Realta Liath

The Times:

Realta Liath

The Guardian:

Realta Liath