ASCOT
15 February 2020
Saturday 15th February

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Thames Materials Novices' Hurdle (Class 2)

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 2m 3f 58y
  • Going: Soft
Ascot
Runners
4

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Rain

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Master Debonair silk
C
Master Debonair
J: Jonjo O'Neill Jr
T: Colin Tizzard
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 4 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (25%)
Won 1m7f Grade 2 here last time out and every chance he'll stay this far; leading claims
05-211
Age: 6
Weight: 11-8
OR: 151
Days: 57
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 19 Asc Ascot 15.5f Hy NvHG2 11-3 1/4 Ribble Valley (8L) 3/1 136 145
22 Nov 19 Asc Ascot 15.5f Sft 2H 11-0 1/6 Tamaroc Du Mathan (7L) 11/10F - 137
25 Oct 19 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f GS 3MdH 11-0 2/11 Heaven Help Us (2L) 6/5F - 127
5 Apr 19 Ain Aintree 17f Sft NHFG2 11-4 5/12 McFabulous (15½L) 8/1 125 115
13 Mar 19 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft NHFG1 11-5 12/14 Envoi Allen (21L) 12/1 125 114
18 Nov 18 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Gd NHFL 11-0 1/9 Thyme Hill (nk) 3/1 - 119
2
Sporting John silk
Sporting John
J: Barry Geraghty
T: Philip Hobbs
Unbeaten in three starts; this is tougher, but remains to be seen where limitations lie
1-11
Age: 5
Weight: 11-8
OR: 146
Days: 71
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Dec 19 Exe Exeter 17f Sft 4NvH 11-4 1/18 Buckhorn George (8L) 1/4F - 135
5 Nov 19 Exe Exeter 17f Sft 3NvH 10-12 1/13 Harry Senior (1¾L) 11/4 - 131
3 Mar 19 Boh Borris House 24f Sft 4yMdPTP 11-11 1/11 Generation Text (2½L) 6/1 - 94
3
Pipesmoker silk
Pipesmoker
J: Nico de Boinville
T: Nicky Henderson
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 10 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (33%)
Stayed on for eyecatching third over 2m1f on hurdle debut at Cheltenham in December
23
Age: 5
Weight: 11-0
OR: -
Days: 64
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Dec 19 Chl Cheltenham 17f GS 3NvH 10-12 3/8 Chantry House (2¼L) 16/1 - 133
9 May 19 Hun Huntingdon 16f Gd 5MdNHF 11-0 2/11 Pink Sheets (16L) 2/1F - 101
4
Torn And Frayed silk
Torn And Frayed
J: Sam Twiston-Davies
T: Nigel Twiston-Davies
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (4%)
Form is useful but he's got something to find in today's line-up
5-252
Age: 6
Weight: 11-0
OR: 125
Days: 57
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 19 Asc Ascot 21.5f Hy 3MdH 11-0 2/11 Whatsupwithyou (3¼L) 9/2 - 120
23 Nov 19 Hay Haydock 15.5f GS NvHL 11-0 5/7 Thebannerkingrebel (12L) 7/1 - 129
3 Oct 19 War Warwick 21f Gd 4MdH 11-0 2/11 Aimee De Sivola (nk) 10/1 - 124
4 Mar 19 Sth Southwell 15.5f Gd 5NHF 11-2 5/10 San Rumoldo (8¼L) 11/2 - 102
Verdict

The Nicky Henderson-trained PIPESMOKER has significant potential now upped in trip and is preferred to Master Debonair.

Verdict silk image
Pipesmoker

Betting Forecast:

6/4 Sporting John,

11/8 Master Debonair,

100/30 Pipesmoker,

20/1 Torn And Frayed

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