TAUNTON
8 April 2021
Thursday 8th April

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Stables Business Park Novices' Handicap Hurdle (GBB Race) (Class 4) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 3f 1y
  • Going: Good To Firm
Taunton
Runners
9

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Chez Hans silk
Chez Hans t
J: Angus Cheleda 7
T: Paul Nicholls
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 13 wins from 34 in the last 14 days (38%)
Two good seconds here last month and leading contender over slightly further.
4-5022
Age: 5
Weight: 12-0
OR: 112
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Tau Taunton 19f Gd 4NvHcH 11-7 t 1/9 Cheng Gong (¾L) 6/4F 112 -
23 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 16.5f Gd 4HcH 11-4 t 2/10 Copperless (1L) 11/4 109 111
15 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 16.5f Sft 4HcH 10-10 t 2/7 The Widdow Maker (6L) 100/30 109 111
9 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 18f St/Slw 5NHF 11-4 11/15 Billy's Angel (7L) 4/1 - 95
24 Sep 20 Per Perth 16f GS 4HcH 11-6 5/11 Chef De Troupe (30L) 13/8F 109 95
21 Aug 20 Sal Salisbury 14f GS 4Hc 9-7 8/14 Postileo (15½L) 13/2 74 65
3
Makety silk
Makety
J: Nick Scholfield
T: Colin Heard
Better effort here last month but still needs a deal more to win this.
42-377
Age: 7
Weight: 11-12
OR: 110
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Tau Taunton 19f Gd 4NvHcH 11-12 9/9 Chez Hans (41L) 33/1 110 -
23 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 16.5f Gd 4HcH 11-10 7/10 Copperless (19½L) 33/1 115 98
9 Mar 21 Exe Exeter 17f GS 4HcH 11-9 7/12 Amarillo Sky (38L) 16/1 117 88
14 Jul 20 Sth Southwell 20.5f Gd 4NvHM 10-12 3/12 Break The Rules (9¼L) 11/8F 117 97
23 Jan 20 Fak Fakenham 16f GS 4HcHM 11-12 2/7 Quantum Of Solace (nk) 12/1 115 118
19 Oct 19 Str Stratford 16.5f Sft 4HcHM 11-12 4/9 Sweet Adare (8L) 10/1 116 114
4
Cheng Gong silk
CD
Cheng Gong b
J: Tom Bellamy
T: Neil King
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Decisive C&D winner on handicap debut; chances on that but has since been pulled up.
55771P
Age: 5
Weight: 11-12
OR: 110
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Tau Taunton 19f Gd 4NvHcH 11-12 b 2/9 Chez Hans (¾L) 10/1 110 -
19 Mar 21 Fak Fakenham 20f GS 4HcH 11-12 p PU/9 Mr Jack () 10/1 110 -
4 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 19f Sft 5HcH 11-4 p 1/16 Russian Exile (7L) 16/1 100 111
9 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 16f St/Slw 5NHF 11-4 b 7/10 Hooper (9½L) 25/1 - 105
12 Dec 20 Her Hereford 19.5f Sft 4NvH 10-12 7/8 Optimise Prime (28L) 33/1 - 89
20 Nov 20 Chp Chepstow 16f Hy 4NvH 10-12 p 5/12 The Grey Falco (22L) 4/1 - 94
5
Fanfan La Colmine silk
Fanfan La Colmine h
J: James Davies
T: Chris Down
Improvement in novices but well beaten on handicap debut here last month.
867656
Age: 6
Weight: 11-7
OR: 105
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Tau Taunton 19f Gd 4NvHcH 11-7 h 8/9 Chez Hans (39L) 20/1 105 -
15 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 16.5f Sft 4HcH 11-2 h 6/7 The Widdow Maker (35L) 12/1 108 81
20 Feb 21 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f Hy 4NvH 11-2 h 5/14 Pol Crocan (8¼L) 50/1 - 100
21 Jan 21 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f Hy 4MdH 11-4 h 6/13 Fabrique En France (21L) 50/1 - 99
30 Dec 20 Tau Taunton 19f Hy 4NvH 10-12 h 7/14 Stellar Magic (41L) 125/1 - 82
29 Oct 20 Nab Newton Abbot 17f Hy 5NHF 10-12 h1 6/9 Grandeur D'Ame (23L) 40/1 - 87
6
Folly Gate silk
Folly Gate t
J: Chester Williams 3
T: Mrs Jane Williams
Best effort for some time when fifth here last month; could build on that.
4-FP75
Age: 6
Weight: 11-6
OR: 104
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Tau Taunton 19f Gd 4NvHcH 11-3 t 5/9 Chez Hans (11L) 10/1 104 -
23 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 16.5f Gd 4HcH 10-12 t 5/10 Copperless (15L) 11/1 108 96
3 Mar 21 Wcn Wincanton 21.5f GS 4HcH 11-7 t 7/15 Golden Emblem (67L) 33/1 110 61
22 Nov 20 Exe Exeter 17.5f Sft 3HcCh 11-0 t PU/9 Saint De Vassy () 18/1 115 -
28 Oct 20 Tau Taunton 18f GF 4NvHcCh 11-3 F/5 Court Royale () 3/1 115 -
18 Jan 20 Tau Taunton 19f Hy 4NvH 10-13 4/12 Butterwick Brook (7½L) 7/1 - 105
8
Passing Shadow silk
Passing Shadow
J: Lilly Pinchin 5
T: Graeme McPherson
Below best last month but efforts before that point to his chance.
3-5226
Age: 7
Weight: 11-3
OR: 101
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Tau Taunton 19f Gd 4NvHcH 10-12 4/9 Chez Hans (9L) 17/2 101 -
5 Mar 21 Don Doncaster 19.5f Gd 4HcH 10-13 6/15 Bard Of Brittany (33L) 13/2 101 80
10 Dec 20 Tau Taunton 16.5f GS 5NvHcH 11-3 2/11 Admirals Bay (4¼L) 11/4F 100 101
10 Nov 20 Hun Huntingdon 20.5f Gd 5HcH 11-7 2/13 Project Mars (shd) 13/2 98 100
17 Oct 20 Str Stratford 18.5f Gd 5HcH 10-9 5/9 Crocodile Dundee (9½L) 13/2 100 99
15 Mar 20 Mar Market Rasen 16.5f GS 4NvH 10-8 3/9 Fearless (34L) 25/1 - 91
9
Presuming Ed silk
Presuming Ed h
J: Ben Jones 3
T: Philip Hobbs
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (0%)
Pulls hard and needs to learn to settle to maximise his ability.
93-U77
Age: 6
Weight: 11-0
OR: 98
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Tau Taunton 19f Gd 4NvHcH 10-11 h 3/9 Chez Hans (3½L) 9/2 98 -
15 Mar 21 Str Stratford 16.5f GS 5NvHcH 11-9 h 7/13 Blazing Saddles (9½L) 11/1 100 99
10 Dec 20 Tau Taunton 16.5f GS 4NvH 10-12 h 7/12 Atholl Street (38L) 28/1 - 86
26 Nov 20 Tau Taunton 16.5f Gd 4NvH 10-12 h UR/14 Runswick Bay () 33/1 - 96
17 Mar 20 Tau Taunton 16.5f Sft 5MdH 11-0 h1 3/8 Song Of The Hunter (13L) 17/2 - 99
18 Dec 19 Lud Ludlow 14f Sft 4NHF 11-0 9/15 Mont Segur (50L) 14/1 - 59
10
Opine silk
w2
Opine tb 1
J: Kevin Brogan 5
T: Jonjo O'Neill
w2
Wind Op - Second run after wind operation
Twice second in juvenile events; needs to better last month's handicap debut; blinkers on.
2F25
Age: 4
Weight: 10-11
OR: 102
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Tau Taunton 19f Gd 4NvHcH 10-6 tb1 7/9 Chez Hans (17½L) 11/2 102 -
8 Mar 21 Sth Southwell 16f GS 5HcH 10-12 t1 5/16 Givepeaceachance (15½L) 4/1 104 90
29 Nov 20 Lei Leicester 15.5f Sft 43yMdH 10-7 2/10 Blue Slate (1¼L) 2/1 - 100
22 Oct 20 Lin Lingfield 16f Sft 43yMdH 11-0 F/6 Jersey Grey () 6/4F - 90
30 Sep 20 Hun Huntingdon 16f Gd 43yH 10-12 2/9 Dutch Admiral (2¼L) 4/1 - 100
4 Aug 20 Cat Catterick 12f Gd 6Hc 8-9 5/13 Tigerten (20L) 100/30F 53 36
11
Merchant In Milan silk
Merchant In Milan t
J: Jamie Moore
T: Helen Nelmes
Unplaced in novices and handicap debut after absence of four years.
PPF56/
Age: 9
Weight: 10-0
OR: 83
Days: 1461
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Tau Taunton 19f Gd 4NvHcH 10-0 t 6/9 Chez Hans (11½L) 40/1 84 -
8 Apr 17 Chp Chepstow 16f Gd 4NvH 10-13 t 6/12 Resolution Bay (24L) 200/1 - 80
20 Mar 17 Tau Taunton 16.5f Gd 4NvH 10-9 t 5/8 High Secret (42L) 150/1 - 81
9 Mar 17 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f Hy 4NvH 10-10 t1 F/8 Multiculture () 66/1 - -
1 Jan 17 Exe Exeter 17f Sft 4MdH 11-0 PU/12 Air Horse One () 100/1 - -
20 Nov 16 Tat Tattersalls Farm 24f Sft 4yMdHntPTP 11-10 PU/8 Slate House () 7/4F - -
2
Grooveur silk
Grooveur
J: Bryan Carver 3
T: Alastair Ralph
F8631
Age: 5
Weight: 11-13
OR: 104
Days: 8
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Mar 21 Lud Ludlow 21.5f Gd 4NvH 11-2 1/5 Franco d'Aunou (2¼L) 14/1 104 111
26 Feb 21 War Warwick 19f Sft 4NvH 11-2 3/7 Jay Bee Why (34L) 25/1 - 100
15 Feb 21 War Warwick 21f Sft 4NvH 11-4 6/18 Benny's Oscar (17L) 150/1 - 98
21 Jan 21 Lud Ludlow 21.5f Hy 4MdH 11-5 8/10 Theme Tune (44L) 80/1 - 80
3 Dec 20 Mar Market Rasen 20.5f Sft 4NvH 10-12 F/8 Malinello () 50/1 - -
7
Blazing Saddles silk
Blazing Saddles t
J: Matt Griffiths
T: Jeremy Scott
2-9461
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 102
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Mar 21 Str Stratford 16.5f GS 5NvHcH 11-8 t 1/13 Isthebaropen (1¼L) 6/1 96 103
15 Feb 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 16f St/Slw 5NHF 11-2 t 6/8 Cloud Thunder (14½L) 7/1 - 96
9 Jan 21 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f GS 5HcH 11-3 t 4/11 Anightinlambourn (7¼L) 9/2 98 98
30 Nov 20 Fak Fakenham 20f Gd 5HcH 11-8 t 9/11 Sawpit Sienna (50L) 11/1 101 67
1 Mar 20 Hun Huntingdon 16f Sft 4HcH 10-13 t1 2/6 Tegerek (10L) 4/1 101 103
18 Dec 19 Nby Newbury 16.5f Sft 4MdH 11-0 15/20 Mahler's Promise (31L) 66/1 - 95
Verdict

After two good seconds at this track, CHEZ HANS can gain a success at the expense of Grooveur.

Verdict silk image
Chez Hans

Betting Forecast:

2/1 Chez Hans,

9/2 Grooveur,

5/1 Blazing Saddles,

6/1 Opine,

8/1 Passing Shadow,

12/1 Cheng Gong,

Folly Gate,

20/1 Fanfan La Colmine,

25/1 Makety,

Presuming Ed,

50/1 Merchant In Milan

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