June 14 / 19.55 Newton Abbot

19.55

Good

St Austell Brewery Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5799.98
  • 3m 2f 105y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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St Austell Brewery Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

33/1 (Won)

  • Win: £15.70
  • Place: £4.60

Form: 76/0P-

Last run: 133 days

W: 10st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Unexposed after only five hurdling starts but was well beaten in both handicaps last season (2m/3m); significant improvement required.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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1st

12

14th Jun 2024

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

19:55 Newton Abbot

Hammer Dan

10st 3lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

Unexposed after only five hurdling starts but was well beaten in both handicaps last season (2m/3m); significant improvement required.

33/1

3/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: FP6-21 D

Last run: 2 days

W: 12st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Back in good form lately and finished strongly to double hurdling tally at Fontwell (3m2f, good) on Wednesday; will have 7lb penalty to shoulder if he makes a quick reappearance here but won't mind if the ground softens.
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2nd

5

14th Jun 2024

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

19:55 Newton Abbot

Dear Ralphy

12st 1lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: Anthony Honeyball

Back in good form lately and finished strongly to double hurdling tally at Fontwell (3m2f, good) on Wednesday; will have 7lb penalty to shoulder if he makes a quick reappearance here but won't mind if the ground softens.

3/1

1st

2

12th Jun 2024

Good

3m 1f 166y

Class 5

15:43 Fontwell

Dear Ralphy

11st 10lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Anthony Honeyball

held up in rear, not clear run and switched sharply left before 2 out, pushed along and steady headway approaching last, went third but still plenty to do last, edged left but kept on well run-in, ridden to lead against far rail towards finish

7/2

2nd

3

26th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 166y

Class 5

17:00 Fontwell

Dear Ralphy

11st 5lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Anthony Honeyball

In good form last November, including a Chepstow win (3m, soft), but things haven't panned out for him in three starts this year and although he managed to complete last time, he was still beaten a very long way; best watched for now.

14/1

25/1

  • Place: £6.90

Form: 6699-7

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Well beaten when 33-1 for recent handicap debut at Worcester (2m4f, good); that run came after a layoff, though, and he's effectively 7lb lower today; tries a new trip today; worth a glance in the betting.
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3rd

8

4th Jul 2024

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

17:20 Perth

Side Stepper

10st 4lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Christian Williams

Lightly raced 5yo who has run in only two handicaps and he showed clear promise with his front-running third at Newton Abbot (3m2f, good) last month, beaten less than 2l from out of the weights; big player if he can build on that.

4/1

3rd

13

14th Jun 2024

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

19:55 Newton Abbot

Side Stepper

10st 2lb

J: James Turner

T: Christian Williams

Well beaten when 33-1 for recent handicap debut at Worcester (2m4f, good); that run came after a layoff, though, and he's effectively 7lb lower today; tries a new trip today; worth a glance in the betting.

25/1

7th

12

1st Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

16:05 Worcester

Side Stepper

10st 2lb

J: James Turner

T: Christian Williams

prominent, went second 3rd, not fluent 4th

33/1

Form: 665P-9 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
In very poor form over fences for Archie Watson since February and was sold for £5,000 last month; makes stable debut from a dangerous mark, though, and may have been revitalised by the recent regime change; swaps blinkers for cheekpieces; raced mainly on ground slower than good.
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5

8th Jul 2024

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

16:20 Worcester

Grove Road

11st 11lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: James Owen

Out of sorts for Archie Watson this year but stopped the rot with close fourth for new stable at Newton Abbot (3m2f, good) last month; would appeal more on slower ground but remains on a very good mark.

6/1

4th

1

14th Jun 2024

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

19:55 Newton Abbot

Grove Road

12st 0lb

J: Mr Alex Chadwick

T: James Owen

In very poor form over fences for Archie Watson since February and was sold for £5,000 last month; makes stable debut from a dangerous mark, though, and may have been revitalised by the recent regime change; swaps blinkers for cheekpieces; raced mainly on ground slower than good.

8/1

9th

2

18th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 30y

Class 5

16:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Grove Road

11st 13lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Archie Watson

Has form figures of P366P over fences and the placed effort was remote; mark is tumbling but he has a lot to prove and needs a major revival on this drop in grade.

16/1

Form: 2P5-48 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
2-21 over hurdles, the latter win gained at Worcester (2m7f, good) last summer; returned from break with quite encouraging run last month but failed to build on that a few days later; has form on soft ground but probably prefers good; others appeal more.
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5th

9

14th Jun 2024

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

19:55 Newton Abbot

Rubys Reward

10st 7lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Debra Hamer

2-21 over hurdles, the latter win gained at Worcester (2m7f, good) last summer; returned from break with quite encouraging run last month but failed to build on that a few days later; has form on soft ground but probably prefers good; others appeal more.

14/1

8th

7

30th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

17:10 Ffos Las

Rubys Reward

10st 12lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Debra Hamer

in touch with leaders

14/1

4th

10

19th May 2024

Good

3m 2f 83y

Class 5

14:35 Stratford

Rubys Reward

10st 5lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Debra Hamer

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway 2 out, outpaced approaching last, stayed on

12/1

Form: 2243-4

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
0-24 under all codes but has very solid record in staying hurdles; ran well when fourth at Warwick (3m2f, good) last month, after a break, and probably won't be far away; raced mainly on good ground; unproven on soft.
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6th

6

14th Jun 2024

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

19:55 Newton Abbot

Stiletto

11st 7lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Keiran Burke

0-24 under all codes but has very solid record in staying hurdles; ran well when fourth at Warwick (3m2f, good) last month, after a break, and probably won't be far away; raced mainly on good ground; unproven on soft.

4/1

4th

9

30th May 2024

Good

3m 2f 0y

Class 4

18:10 Warwick

Stiletto

10st 8lb

J: Miss Alice Procter

T: Keiran Burke

Yet to win Flat or jumps but some sound efforts on good ground over hurdles at up to 3m2f in the autumn, with headgear on last three occasions; stable in fair form and he could go well if tuned up after a winter break.

6/1

3rd

4

30th Nov 2023

Good

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

12:17 Taunton

Stiletto

11st 6lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Keiran Burke

Twice went close on good ground last month (3m2f/3m; wore cheekpieces) and was very respectable fourth of 15 when dropped back to 2m here (good to soft; first-time blinkers) a fortnight ago; evidently in good nick but his career strike-rate is now 0-22 and others in this field have more potential.

7/1

Form: 409-56 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 4lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Won twice on good grond in early part of last season (2m4f/3m2f) but has been out of form this year and needs to turn things around.
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4th

9

(9)

2nd Jul 2024

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

18:30 Lingfield (AW)

Baby Sham

9st 1lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Seamus Mullins

raced wide early, midfield, cajoled along and lost ground after 3f, outpaced over 3f out, stayed on from over 1f out, never on terms

25/1

7th

11

14th Jun 2024

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

19:55 Newton Abbot

Baby Sham

10st 4lb

J: James Best

T: Seamus Mullins

Won twice on good grond in early part of last season (2m4f/3m2f) but has been out of form this year and needs to turn things around.

16/1

6th

9

2nd Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 1y

Class 5

16:45 Fakenham

Baby Sham

10st 2lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: Seamus Mullins

Held on gamely to win over C&D (good) last May and was in even better form when doubling tally with clearcut success at Fontwell (3m2f, good) the following month; good claims if judged on that evidence but has looked out of sorts this year and needs to turn a corner.

16/1

Form: 72/P-0 CD

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 9lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced since his C&D win in September 2021 and has looked out of sorts on both appearances this year; needs the refitted cheekpieces to give him a significant boost; seems best on good/good to soft ground.
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8th

3

14th Jun 2024

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

19:55 Newton Abbot

Espinator

11st 9lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Adrian Wintle

Lightly raced since his C&D win in September 2021 and has looked out of sorts on both appearances this year; needs the refitted cheekpieces to give him a significant boost; seems best on good/good to soft ground.

33/1

11th

4

6th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 5

18:05 Warwick

Espinator

11st 11lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Adrian Wintle

towards rear

25/1

11th

4

6th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 0y

Class 5

18:05 Warwick

Espinator

11st 11lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Adrian Wintle

towards rear

25/1

Form: 144-F3

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
In contention when falling on last month's stable debut (2m) and kept on pretty well for third at Ffos Las (2m4f, good) on latest outing; stamina for today's trip is not copper-bottomed but he seems versatile regarding ground; could have a say.
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9th

7

14th Jun 2024

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

19:55 Newton Abbot

Coup De Gold

11st 1lb

J: Miss Eleanor Williams

T: Evan Williams

In contention when falling on last month's stable debut (2m) and kept on pretty well for third at Ffos Las (2m4f, good) on latest outing; stamina for today's trip is not copper-bottomed but he seems versatile regarding ground; could have a say.

7/1

3rd

8

30th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

16:40 Ffos Las

Coup De Gold

10st 2lb

J: Miss Eleanor Williams

T: Evan Williams

Only 2-36 over hurdles (2-63 overall; Flat background) but was only 11-2 for stable debut over 2m here recently and was still in contention when falling four out.

10/1

7

7th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

17:35 Ffos Las

Coup De Gold

10st 12lb

J: Miss Eleanor Williams

T: Evan Williams

2-25 over hurdles when trained by David Thompson, the latter win gained at Sedgefield (2m1f, soft) in January; changed hands after respectable run in plating company in March; usual cheekpieces discarded on stable debut; interesting to see what Evan Williams can do with him.

9/1

OUR TIP

Form: 7377-P CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 13lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Gained three of his six hurdling wins over C&D; pulled up ten days ago, after a break, and won't be favoured by the forecast rain here but is too well handicapped to rule out and the return to this track is an obvious plus; usually ridden very patiently.
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10th

2

14th Jun 2024

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

19:55 Newton Abbot

Sammylou

11st 13lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

Gained three of his six hurdling wins over C&D; pulled up ten days ago, after a break, and won't be favoured by the forecast rain here but is too well handicapped to rule out and the return to this track is an obvious plus; usually ridden very patiently.

14/1

2

4th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:50 Southwell

Sammylou

11st 13lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

in rear

12/1

7th

3

6th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 5

12:20 Ludlow

Sammylou

11st 9lb

J: Nick Slatter

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

His third at Hereford (3m1f, good to firm) in October is a standout recent run as this veteran has been struggling for a while now; ideally wants the ground quicker than this.

10/1

Form: P265-9

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Came from a long way off the pace to finish second to revitalised opponent in Huntingdon handicap (2m3f, soft) in February but has not been in the same form again since and it's hard to predict how he'll fare on this first venture beyond about 2m4f.
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8

14th Jun 2024

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

19:55 Newton Abbot

Ceejaybe

10st 9lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Jo Davis

Came from a long way off the pace to finish second to revitalised opponent in Huntingdon handicap (2m3f, soft) in February but has not been in the same form again since and it's hard to predict how he'll fare on this first venture beyond about 2m4f.

16/1

9th

9

9th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

19:50 Stratford

Ceejaybe

10st 10lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Jo Davis

0-11 but placed in three of his seven hurdle runs, notably a second of 14 at Huntingdon in February (2m3f, soft); not so good in two runs since, including tried in cheekpieces last time, and a personal best is required.

14/1

9th

9

9th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

19:50 Stratford

Ceejaybe

10st 10lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Jo Davis

0-11 but placed in three of his seven hurdle runs, notably a second of 14 at Huntingdon in February (2m3f, soft); not so good in two runs since, including tried in cheekpieces last time, and a personal best is required.

14/1

Form: 6P6-32

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
0-15 over hurdles but lost out only by a neck to unexposed rival at Uttoxeter (2m7f, good to soft) last month and has now been placed on his last two appearances; a possible.
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10

14th Jun 2024

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 5

19:55 Newton Abbot

Tis But A Scratch

10st 7lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

0-15 over hurdles but lost out only by a neck to unexposed rival at Uttoxeter (2m7f, good to soft) last month and has now been placed on his last two appearances; a possible.

5/1

2nd

9

18th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

17:20 Uttoxeter

Tis But A Scratch

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

pressed leader

11/1

2nd

9

18th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

17:20 Uttoxeter

Tis But A Scratch

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

pressed leader

11/1

Non-runners

Lucky Lara

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Payout
Exacta £129.20
Straight Forecast £81.35
Tricast £1795.31
Trifecta £2897.60

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Stiletto

TOPSPEED:

Grove Road

Daily Mirror:

Coup De Gold

Daily Record:

Dear Ralphy

RP RATINGS:

Rubys Reward

Telegraph:

Lucky Lara

The Guardian:

Grove Road

POSTDATA:

Stiletto

WEST COUNTRY:

Stiletto

The Times:

Stiletto

Daily Mail:

Stiletto

D Express:

Stiletto

The Star:

Coup De Gold