TAUNTON
8 April 2021
Thursday 8th April

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Invest Southwest Novices' Hurdle (GBB Race) (Class 4) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 104y
  • Going: Good To Firm
Taunton
Runners
8

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Delta River silk
Delta River
J: Caoilin Quinn 7
T: Katharine Davis
Promising on the Flat in spring 2019; less good after long absence this winter; risky
Age: 6
Weight: 11-0
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Jan 21 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 10f St 4Hc 9-4 4/8 Dark Pine (21L) 28/1 77 50
30 Dec 20 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 9.5f St 5Nv 9-2 6/8 Father Of Jazz (9L) 10/1 - 63
15 Apr 19 Msn Maisons-Laffitte 8f GS 8-8 5/9 Buthela (2¼L) 38/1 - 85
26 Mar 19 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 7f St 5Nv 9-7 2/12 Jackstar (2L) 100/1 - 77
2
Gaelic Thunder silk
Gaelic Thunder
J: Bryan Carver 3
T: Chris Honour
Minor promise on bumper debut but tailed off at 250-1 here 16 days ago
600
Age: 6
Weight: 11-0
OR: -
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 16.5f Gd 4MdH 11-1 10/14 Camprond (47L) 250/1 - 72
19 Jan 21 Exe Exeter 17f Hy 5NHF 11-1 12/13 Del La Mar Rocket (110L) 66/1 - -
26 Dec 20 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f Sft 5NHF 10-7 6/13 Mucho Mas (17½L) 50/1 - 96
3
Gamalou D'Alene silk
Gamalou D'Alene
J: Tom Bellamy
T: Nigel Twiston-Davies
Well held in novice hurdle five weeks ago and earlier form also leaves him with it to do
550
Age: 5
Weight: 11-0
OR: -
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Mar 21 Lud Ludlow 16f Sft 4NvH 11-2 13/16 Quinta Do Mar (96L) 40/1 - 26
2 Dec 20 Lud Ludlow 16f GS 4NvClH 11-8 5/13 Falberto (14½L) 12/1 - 97
10 Nov 20 Lin Lingfield (AW) 16f St/Slw 5NHF 10-9 5/12 Raiff (12L) 4/1 - 95
4
Man Of The Sea silk
Man Of The Sea tp
J: James Best
T: Neil Mulholland
Multiple Flat winner; modest form when 8th over C&D on recent hurdle debut; more needed
8
Age: 5
Weight: 11-0
OR: -
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 16.5f Gd 4MdH 11-4 tp 8/14 Camprond (32L) 50/1 - 88
6 Feb 21 Kem Kempton (AW) 8f St/Slw 6Hc 9-6 tp 8/9 Run After Genesis (14½L) 22/1 59 34
24 Jan 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 7f St 6Hc 9-3 tp 8/10 Born To Finish (3L) 14/1 61 62
2 Jan 21 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 8.5f St 6Sl 8-7 tp 4/11 Revolutionary Man (6½L) 18/1 62 58
9 Dec 20 Lin Lingfield (AW) 7f St 6SlHc 9-5 tp 4/12 Cape Greco (2½L) 11/2 63 64
21 Nov 20 Lin Lingfield (AW) 7f St 6Hc 9-6 tp 4/14 Bombastic (2¼L) 50/1 64 66
5
Top Power silk
Top Power h
J: Kieren Buckley 7
T: Nigel Hawke
Useful maiden on the Flat but off for a long time and was sold cheaply in October
Age: 5
Weight: 11-0
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Nov 19 Nmk Newmarket 12f Sft 4Hc 9-1 h1 3/11 Point In Time (3L) 9/2 79 82
7 Oct 19 Wdr Windsor 11.5f Sft 3Hc 8-7 3/10 Torcello (1¾L) 11/2 79 84
13 Sep 19 Chs Chester 10.5f Gd 43yHc 9-6 4/8 Noble Prospector (3½L) 8/1 80 82
2 Aug 19 Goo Goodwood 11f GF 33yHc 9-0 12/13 Aktau (22L) 50/1 82 56
22 Feb 19 Lin Lingfield (AW) 12f St 53yNv 9-2 4/7 Baltic Song (12½L) 4/6F - 57
6 Jan 19 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 10f St/Slw 53yNv 9-2 2/9 One Vision (hd) 11/2 - 84
6
Tulin silk
CD
Tulin t
J: Lorcan Williams 3
T: Paul Nicholls
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 13 wins from 34 in the last 14 days (38%)
Flat winner in France; winning start over hurdles (C&D, soft) last month; key player
1
Age: 4
Weight: 11-0
OR: -
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 16.5f Sft 4MdH 10-8 t1 1/11 Iron Mike (5½L) 5/1 - 111
28 Jun 20 Lig Lignieres 12f VSft 3y 8-9 1/9 Countess De Vega (hd) - -
14 Jun 20 Lto Le Touquet 13.5f Hy 3y 8-10 5/13 Trick Of The Mind (9¼L) - -
7
Castel Gandolfo silk
Castel Gandolfo t 1
J: Paddy Brennan
T: Fergal O'Brien
Placed in two juvenile hurdles in November; tongue-tie now added; can do better
238
Age: 4
Weight: 10-8
OR: 112
Days: 58
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 16f St/Slw 5NHF 10-8 8/10 Hooper (10½L) 4/1 - 94
28 Nov 20 Ncs Newcastle 16f Gd 23yH 10-12 3/8 Son Of Red (2¾L) 11/10F - 103
4 Nov 20 Mus Musselburgh 15.5f Gd 43yMdH 10-12 2/9 Breguet Boy (¾L) 7/4F - 104
1 Aug 20 Gal Galway 8.5f Sft Md 9-7 3/16 The Rain King (3½L) 100/30 - 66
7 Jul 20 Ros Roscommon 10f Hy Md 9-7 4/14 Bolivar (13½L) 11/4 - 67
17 Jun 20 Gow Gowran Park 9.5f Gd 3yMd 9-7 2/7 Collaborating (¾L) 4/1 - 76
8
Monete silk
Monete
J: Robert Dunne
T: Nick Mitchell
Fair maiden on Flat in Germany; didn't live up to market billing on recent hurdle debut
5
Age: 4
Weight: 10-1
OR: -
Days: 8
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Mar 21 Lud Ludlow 16f Gd 4NvHM 10-5 5/6 Ordered Lives (47L) 100/30 - 50
12 Jul 20 Hmb Hamburg 11f GS 3y 8-7 2/13 Sahib's Joy (2½L) 43/1 - 71
7 Jun 20 Hnv Hanover 8f Gd 3y 8-11 3/9 Dorazio (3½L) 7/2 - -
21 May 20 Hnv Hanover 10f Gd 3yLF 8-11 6/9 Sunny Queen (14L) 12/1 - -
7 May 20 Hnv Hanover 10f Gd 3yMd 8-9 2/13 Palm Springs (2L) 134/1 - -
27 Oct 19 Hnv Hanover 9f Hy 2y 8-9 8/11 Weitsicht (12L) 198/10 - -
Verdict

Castel Gandolfo is respected but TULIN won well here last month and can defy his penalty despite the faster surface.

Verdict silk image
Tulin

Betting Forecast:

5/4 Tulin,

2/1 Castel Gandolfo,

6/1 Monete,

10/1 Top Power,

20/1 Gamalou D'Alene,

Man Of The Sea,

25/1 Delta River,

50/1 Gaelic Thunder

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