June 15 / 18.10 Uttoxeter

18.10

Good

Jeff Johnson Novices’ Limited Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £3247.81
  • 2m 3f 207y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Jeff Johnson Novices’ Limited Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 5474-F

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Creditable fourth on handicap debut at Huntingdon (2m3f, good) in April and looked set to finish second behind very progressive rival before last-flight fall over C&D (good to soft) last month; major player.
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1st

11

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Just Chasing May

10st 12lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

Creditable fourth on handicap debut at Huntingdon (2m3f, good) in April and looked set to finish second behind very progressive rival before last-flight fall over C&D (good to soft) last month; major player.

5/2

9

18th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

20:33 Uttoxeter

Just Chasing May

10st 7lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

Lightly raced 5yo who got much closer to the target on his handicap debut when 3l fourth of 11 at Huntingdon (2m3f, good) last month; well backed in that race and he should have more to offer in this sphere; respected.

7/1

9

18th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

20:33 Uttoxeter

Just Chasing May

10st 7lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

Lightly raced 5yo who got much closer to the target on his handicap debut when 3l fourth of 11 at Huntingdon (2m3f, good) last month; well backed in that race and he should have more to offer in this sphere; respected.

7/1

14/1

  • Place: £5.10

Form: 9F/4-8

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Set to make winning handicap debut before last-flight fall at Hereford (2m5f, good) in February 2023; safely held on both subsequent appearances but probably needed last month's run at Ffos Las, and a return to more positive tactics may show her in a better light here; worth a second look.
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2nd

7

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

State Of Honor

11st 4lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Set to make winning handicap debut before last-flight fall at Hereford (2m5f, good) in February 2023; safely held on both subsequent appearances but probably needed last month's run at Ffos Las, and a return to more positive tactics may show her in a better light here; worth a second look.

14/1

6

7th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

17:35 Ffos Las

State Of Honor

11st 2lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Set to make winning handicap debut before last-flight fall at Hereford (2m5f, good) in February 2023 but seen only once since, when pulled up on heavy ground here in November; drops back in trip; market may guide.

10/1

8th

6

7th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

17:35 Ffos Las

State Of Honor

11st 2lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Set to make winning handicap debut before last-flight fall at Hereford (2m5f, good) in February 2023 but seen only once since, when pulled up on heavy ground here in November; drops back in trip; market may guide.

10/1

33/1

  • Place: £4.40

Form: /0500-

Last run: 155 days

W: 10st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Absent for over two years after bumper win in 2021 and was soundly beaten on all four hurdling starts last season; up in trip today.
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3rd

14

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Renegade Arrow

10st 10lb

J: James Bowen

T: Neil Mulholland

Absent for over two years after bumper win in 2021 and was soundly beaten on all four hurdling starts last season; up in trip today.

33/1

12th

10

12th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

14:30 Wincanton

Renegade Arrow

11st 0lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Neil Mulholland

never going well, always behind, tailed off

16/1

15th

12

12th Dec 2023

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

12:45 Wincanton

Renegade Arrow

11st 0lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Neil Mulholland

Won a good-ground bumper in September 2021 but, following a long absence, he finished down the field last month on his first two hurdle starts (2m, heavy/soft) and has to raise his game in a big way.

66/1

Form: 77P7-4

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
0-10 over hurdles; struggled on first two starts for current stable but recent fourth of six at Fakenham (2m7f, good) was a step in the right direction; drops back in trip here; James Owen may yet find the key to him.
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4th

6

1st Jul 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Worcester

Joker Du Chenet

10st 13lb

J: Ciaran O’Shea

T: James Owen

0-11 over hurdles; comes here after two very respectable fourths on good ground last month (2m4f/2m7f) and continues to edge down the weights but needs to find something extra to get a win on the board.

7/1

4th

9

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Joker Du Chenet

11st 2lb

J: Ciaran O’Shea

T: James Owen

0-10 over hurdles; struggled on first two starts for current stable but recent fourth of six at Fakenham (2m7f, good) was a step in the right direction; drops back in trip here; James Owen may yet find the key to him.

10/1

3

2nd Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 95y

Class 5

14:35 Fakenham

Joker Du Chenet

10st 12lb

J: Ciaran O’Shea

T: James Owen

Mixed form for Stuart Crawford; disappointing both starts for present yard, last time finishing 48l seventh of ten at Huntingdon on first run since a wind operation; bit to prove on first run at this trip.

12/1

Form: 85-435

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Badly outpaced at crucial stage before keeping on for modest fifth on last month's handicap debut at Newton Abbot (2m2f, soft); needs combination of longer trip and first-time cheekpieces to enable improvement.
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5th

10

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Pooch

11st 1lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Harriet Dickin

Badly outpaced at crucial stage before keeping on for modest fifth on last month's handicap debut at Newton Abbot (2m2f, soft); needs combination of longer trip and first-time cheekpieces to enable improvement.

16/1

5th

7

29th May 2024

Soft

2m 2f 110y

Class 5

17:03 Newton Abbot

Pooch

10st 12lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Harriet Dickin

towards rear, outpaced when not fluent 4 out, not fluent 3 out

10/1

3rd

4

12th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 4

14:05 Plumpton

Pooch

10st 12lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Harriet Dickin

Soundly beaten on all three starts, the latest his stable debut at Kempton on Monday, and others holds stronger claims.

33/1

Form: 97/7-1 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Off the mark over hurdles at fifth attempt, rallying gamely to regain lead on run-in at Market Rasen (2m4f, good) last week; has plenty of scope for further progress but the forecast rain is a worry here.
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6th

5

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

We Gotta Getaway

11st 6lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

Off the mark over hurdles at fifth attempt, rallying gamely to regain lead on run-in at Market Rasen (2m4f, good) last week; has plenty of scope for further progress but the forecast rain is a worry here.

9/2

1st

7

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

15:18 Market Rasen

We Gotta Getaway

10st 10lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

Fourth in a bumper in October 2022 (2m1f, good); not shown a great deal over hurdles and well beaten after a break at Musselburgh when last seen out in December (tongue-tie on for first time); probably best watched on return from another break.

16/1

Form: P7-51P D

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Off the mark over hurdles at 16th attempt, making all to win by 6l at Southwell (2m4f, soft) last month; raced too freely and weakened tamely when upped to 3m there recently; others have more convincing profiles.
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7th

12

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Eric Carmen

10st 12lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Gary Hanmer

Off the mark over hurdles at 16th attempt, making all to win by 6l at Southwell (2m4f, soft) last month; raced too freely and weakened tamely when upped to 3m there recently; others have more convincing profiles.

10/1

13

4th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:50 Southwell

Eric Carmen

10st 9lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Gary Hanmer

led

9/2

1st

12

22nd May 2024

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

20:10 Southwell

Eric Carmen

10st 5lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Gary Hanmer

Point winner; 0-17 under rules and pulled up in three of his last five starts; took a step back in a more positive direction here (2m; fifth of ten) a fortnight ago but others have more to offer.

25/1

Form: 7/75-5

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Did not achieve a great deal when fifth in Kelso novice (2m, good to soft) last month but may fare better over longer trips in handicaps.
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8th

4

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Dorcas Road

11st 8lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Lucinda Russell

Did not achieve a great deal when fifth in Kelso novice (2m, good to soft) last month but may fare better over longer trips in handicaps.

8/1

5th

10

26th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

14:15 Kelso

Dorcas Road

10st 8lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

midfield

16/1

5th

10

26th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

14:15 Kelso

Dorcas Road

10st 8lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

midfield

16/1

Form: 5U6-86

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Bettered his low-key handicap debut when sixth at Ffos Las (2m, good) last month; needs to improve again here but remains unexposed, and this longer trip ought to suit; unraced on ground slower than good to soft.
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9th

3

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Mersey Street

11st 10lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Jonjo & A J O’Neill

Bettered his low-key handicap debut when sixth at Ffos Las (2m, good) last month; needs to improve again here but remains unexposed, and this longer trip ought to suit; unraced on ground slower than good to soft.

10/1

6th

1

30th May 2024

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

16:08 Ffos Las

Mersey Street

11st 12lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Jonjo & A J O’Neill

Disappointing six-race maiden who failed to raise his profile when a weak 7-1 chance on handicap debut at Southwell (2m, good); effectively off the same mark as, although down 3lb, they claimed that last time.

15/2

8th

2

7th May 2024

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

18:42 Southwell

Mersey Street

11st 10lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Jonjo & A J O’Neill

Unlikely that it represented any improvement on his bumper form when a close sixth at Taunton in December (2m3f novice, good to soft) but he's one to be interested in on handicap debut.

11/4

Form: 858-04

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Well down the field in her first two handicaps but last month's keeping-on fourth at Market Rasen (2m4f, good) was much more encouraging.
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6th

2

7th Jul 2024

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

14:15 Market Rasen

Western Glen

11st 6lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Gillian Boanas

took keen hold, held up in rear, outpaced and no impression before 2 out

14/1

4

28th Jun 2024

Good

2m 6f 31y

Class 5

13:55 Cartmel

Western Glen

11st 6lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Gillian Boanas

Outran 25-1 odds when close fourth at Market Rasen (2m4f, good) last month but was tailed off after racing too freely on latest outing and has now been unplaced all seven hurdling starts; hood refitted today.

20/1

10th

2

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Western Glen

11st 10lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Gillian Boanas

Well down the field in her first two handicaps but last month's keeping-on fourth at Market Rasen (2m4f, good) was much more encouraging.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 6043-6

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
0-12 over hurdles but returned from break with very respectable sixth of 20 at Down Royal (2m1f, good; also effective on soft) last month and will be suited by today's move back up in trip; no surprise if she features.
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11th

1

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Chancer Dancer

11st 12lb

J: Mr O McGill

T: Noel C Kelly

0-12 over hurdles but returned from break with very respectable sixth of 20 at Down Royal (2m1f, good; also effective on soft) last month and will be suited by today's move back up in trip; no surprise if she features.

6/1

6th

20

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 180y

14:10 Down Royal

Chancer Dancer

11st 1lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Noel C Kelly

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, led after 3rd, headed before 2 out, weakened approaching last

10/1

6th

20

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 180y

14:10 Down Royal

Chancer Dancer

11st 1lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Noel C Kelly

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, led after 3rd

10/1

Form: 7434-P

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Belied 40-1 odds when placed in Sedgefield novice (2m4f, soft) in the autumn but ran very poorly on last month's handicap debut and is difficult to enthuse over after that performance; cheekpieces refitted.
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6

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Fly Awhile Johnny

11st 5lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Fionn McSharry

Belied 40-1 odds when placed in Sedgefield novice (2m4f, soft) in the autumn but ran very poorly on last month's handicap debut and is difficult to enthuse over after that performance; cheekpieces refitted.

50/1

5

14th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

17:35 Southwell

Fly Awhile Johnny

11st 7lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Fionn McSharry

Didn't achieve much on the Flat for this stable last year but showed some promise in 2m4f maiden/novice hurdles in the autumn; makes handicap debut after six-month absence but could have a say if fully tuned up.

14/1

5

14th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

17:35 Southwell

Fly Awhile Johnny

11st 7lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Fionn McSharry

prominent

14/1

Form: 70P7/0

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Did not show a great deal over hurdles in 2022-23 season and, following a long absence, was tailed off at Sedgefield (2m1f, good) last month.
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13

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Eddie Mush

10st 11lb

J: Alan Doyle

T: Sue Smith

Did not show a great deal over hurdles in 2022-23 season and, following a long absence, was tailed off at Sedgefield (2m1f, good) last month.

33/1

12th

8

10th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

20:05 Sedgefield

Eddie Mush

11st 3lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Sue Smith

Pulled up when 66-1 for handicap debut in February (2m3f, good; wore cheekpieces) and didn't show much when back in novice company later that month (1m7f no headgear); still unexposed but significant improvement is needed.

25/1

12th

8

10th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

20:05 Sedgefield

Eddie Mush

11st 3lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Sue Smith

Pulled up when 66-1 for handicap debut in February (2m3f, good; wore cheekpieces) and didn't show much when back in novice company later that month (1m7f no headgear); still unexposed but significant improvement is needed.

25/1

Non-runners

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Payout
Exacta £104.70
Straight Forecast £103.17
Tricast £1307.11
Trifecta £1642.30

Selections

WEST COUNTRY:

We Gotta Getaway

SPOTLIGHT:

Just Chasing May

Telegraph:

Dorcas Road

POSTDATA:

Eric Carmen

RP RATINGS:

Just Chasing May

The Star:

Just Chasing May

The Times:

We Gotta Getaway

The Guardian:

We Gotta Getaway

Daily Mail:

We Gotta Getaway

D Express:

We Gotta Getaway

Daily Mirror:

We Gotta Getaway

The Sun:

We Gotta Getaway

Daily Record:

We Gotta Getaway