TAUNTON
8 April 2021
Thursday 8th April

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Racing To School Handicap Hurdle (Div I) (Class 5) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 104y
  • Going: Good
Taunton
Runners
12

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
San Agustin silk
San Agustin
J: Stan Sheppard
T: Tom Lacey
Well beaten in three novices; improvement needed on handicap debut after a break.
-54405
Age: 5
Weight: 11-12
OR: 100
Days: 121
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 20 Utt Uttoxeter 16f Sft 4MdH 11-7 5/12 No Risk Des Flos (32L) 66/1 - 92
22 Oct 20 Lud Ludlow 16f Gd 4NvH 10-9 11/13 Ajero (69L) 28/1 - 64
30 Sep 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f GS 4MdH 11-0 4/10 Guard Your Dreams (29L) 28/1 - 90
2 Sep 20 Utt Uttoxeter 16f GS 5NHF 11-0 4/6 The Trampolinist (5¾L) 2/1F - 95
16 Aug 20 Mar Market Rasen 16.5f Gd 5NHF 10-13 5/12 Socialist Agenda (13½L) 6/1 - 95
29 Feb 20 Hrs Horseheath 24f Sft MdOpenPTP 10-7 3/14 Mammoth (25L) 5/1 - -
2
Karakoram silk
D
BF
Karakoram tp
J: Ben Jones 3
T: Grace Harris
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Won off 12lb higher in October 2019; not in same form recently but well backed latest.
68F768
Age: 6
Weight: 11-8
OR: 96
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Mar 21 Chp Chepstow 16f Gd 5HcH 11-12 tp 8/13 Baratineur (42L) 9/2J 100 72
28 Feb 21 Her Hereford 19.5f Sft 4HcH 10-7 t 6/10 Torn And Frayed (38L) 14/1 103 77
17 Dec 20 Her Hereford 19.5f Hy 4HcH 11-8 t 7/12 Thibault (35L) 33/1 105 78
6 Nov 20 War Warwick 16f Gd 4HcH 11-0 tp1 F/13 Kannapolis () 9/1 108 100
7 Oct 20 Lud Ludlow 16f GF 4HcH 12-1 t 8/9 Roar (25L) 11/2 111 90
20 Sep 20 Plu Plumpton 16f GF 3HcH 10-11 t 6/8 Get Back Get Back (22L) 15/2 114 92
3
Yaazaain silk
Yaazaain
J: Jordan Nailor 3
T: Nigel Twiston-Davies
Yet to be placed and was tailed off on handicap hurdle debut; lot to prove.
P-6060
Age: 5
Weight: 11-6
OR: 94
Days: 52
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Feb 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 16f St/Slw 5NHF 11-2 10/14 Bailarico (8¼L) 80/1 - 98
7 Feb 21 Sth Southwell (AW) 12f St 6Hc 9-6 6/8 Blowing Dixie (17½L) 40/1 59 44
3 Nov 20 Exe Exeter 17f GS 5HcH 11-4 6/8 Frankincense (43L) 6/1 98 68
17 Aug 20 Utt Uttoxeter 16f GS 4NvH 10-11 12/12 Check My Pulse (98L) 20/1 - 15
23 Jul 20 Utt Uttoxeter 16f Gd 4NvH 10-12 6/12 Hunting Percival (12L) 66/1 - 96
11 Mar 20 Hun Huntingdon 16f GS 5MdH 10-8 PU/14 Rhosneigr () 20/1 - -
4
Eva's Diva silk
Eva's Diva t
J: Caoilin Quinn 7
T: D J Jeffreys
Not beaten far in three starts for this yard and drop in trip could help.
P98404
Age: 7
Weight: 11-5
OR: 93
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Mar 21 Sed Sedgefield 20f Gd 5HcHM 11-1 t 4/11 Snowy Burrows (12½L) 7/1 96 89
3 Mar 21 Mus Musselburgh 20f Gd 5HcHM 11-8 t1 10/14 Millie The Minx (8¼L) 11/4F 98 93
20 Dec 20 Fak Fakenham 23.5f GS 4HcH 11-4 4/9 Juge Et Parti (7¼L) 4/1 99 96
17 Oct 20 Str Stratford 16.5f Gd 5SlH 9-12 p1 8/8 Authorizo (32L) 8/1 105 60
1 Oct 20 War Warwick 16f Gd 4HcHM 11-4 9/9 Pink Sheets (71L) 22/1 109 54
22 Sep 20 War Warwick 19f Gd 4HcHM 11-11 PU/13 Solstalla () 10/1 109 -
5
Ventura Magic silk
Ventura Magic
J: Tom Bellamy
T: Neil King
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Too keen when tailed off on return from a break; others look safer.
2/P757
Age: 6
Weight: 11-5
OR: 93
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Mar 21 Her Hereford 19.5f Gd 5NvHcH 11-5 h 7/14 Beau Haze (52L) 10/1 96 56
11 Dec 20 Don Doncaster 19.5f GS 4NvHcH 10-10 h1 5/12 Bushypark (22L) 50/1 99 89
27 Nov 20 Don Doncaster 19.5f Gd 5HcH 11-5 p 7/17 Jessica Rabbit (14L) 50/1 101 97
12 Sep 20 Fon Fontwell 17.5f Gd 4HcH 11-7 PU/15 Zoltan Varga () 20/1 105 -
31 Jul 20 Lin Lingfield (AW) 12f St/Slw 6Hc 9-9 8/12 Capricorn Prince (12L) 20/1 60 48
15 Aug 18 Nab Newton Abbot 17f Gd 33yH 10-12 2/6 Cracker Factory (17L) 6/1 - 96
6
Motdepas silk
Motdepas
J: Jamie Moore
T: Gary Moore
Best effort yet over 2m3f here last month; claims on that but tends to hang.
U-P505
Age: 6
Weight: 11-2
OR: 90
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 19f Sft 5HcH 11-3 5/16 Cheng Gong (9½L) 33/1 92 92
11 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 16f St/Slw 4NHF 11-4 12/13 Before Midnight (12L) 200/1 - 108
25 Nov 20 Her Hereford 19.5f Sft 5HcH 11-1 5/11 Imperial Icon (19L) 40/1 96 81
13 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f GS 3NvHcH 10-2 PU/17 Lively Citizen () 200/1 101 -
11 Mar 20 Hun Huntingdon 16f GS 5MdH 10-9 UR/14 Rhosneigr () 50/1 - -
26 Feb 20 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f Sft 4NvH 11-2 7/17 Fidelio Vallis (32L) 66/1 - 85
7
Alramz silk
Alramz
J: Lucy Gardner
T: Sue Gardner
Unplaced all starts, the latest three over hurdles; handicap debut with it all to prove.
0P0
Age: 5
Weight: 11-0
OR: 88
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Mar 21 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f GS 4NvH 10-13 10/15 Balko Saint (42L) 250/1 - 90
14 Feb 21 Exe Exeter 17f Hy NvHL 11-3 PU/11 Wilde About Oscar () 300/1 - -
4 Feb 21 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f Hy 3NvH 10-13 15/18 Lucky One (81L) 250/1 - 53
20 Oct 20 Yar Yarmouth 11.5f Hy 6Hc 8-13 9/14 Whitehaven (16½L) 40/1 47 36
26 Jul 20 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 12f St 6Hc 9-1 6/11 Militry Decoration (7L) 20/1 49 48
16 Jul 20 San Sandown 14f Gd 5Hc 8-2 7/12 High Wells (8¾L) 125/1 51 48
8
Valentine's Turf silk
Valentine's Turf
J: Charlie Price 5
T: Bernard Llewellyn
Five starts and improved on the latest of them; could well take a hand in this.
P-0796
Age: 6
Weight: 10-11
OR: 85
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Mar 21 Str Stratford 16.5f GS 5NvHcH 10-10 6/13 Blazing Saddles (8¼L) 16/1 87 85
4 Feb 21 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Hy 5HcH 11-7 9/12 The Wire Flyer (72L) 16/1 91 33
9 Jan 21 Chp Chepstow 16f Sft 4NvH 10-9 7/11 Witness Protection (28L) 300/1 - 88
23 Nov 20 Lud Ludlow 16f GS 4MdH 10-9 11/16 Long Stay (27L) 250/1 - 86
27 Nov 19 Her Hereford 19.5f Sft 4NvH 10-12 PU/15 Dhowin () 100/1 - -
9
Dido silk
Dido
J: Ciaran Gethings
T: Alexandra Dunn
Winning pointer/placed in chases; tailed off twice over hurdles last month.
3445P0
Age: 11
Weight: 10-6
OR: 80
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 19f Sft 5HcH 10-6 15/17 Windance (63L) 40/1 85 31
4 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 19f Sft 5HcH 11-0 PU/16 Cheng Gong () 66/1 89 -
20 Nov 20 Cat Catterick 19f Gd 5HcCh 11-5 5/10 Armattiekan (30L) 7/2 92 75
28 Oct 20 Tau Taunton 23f GF 4HcCh 10-1 4/11 From The Heart (33L) 15/2 94 75
15 Oct 20 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f GF 5NvHcCh 11-3 4/11 Dollar And A Dream (4¼L) 10/1 94 98
17 Aug 20 Utt Uttoxeter 22.5f GS 5HcCh 11-9 3/9 Schnabel (11½L) 10/1 95 96
10
Freedom Chimes silk
Freedom Chimes b
J: Ben Poste
T: Rosemary Gasson
Best effort for long time latest and could have a say off much lower mark.
-40U06
Age: 7
Weight: 10-2
OR: 76
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Mar 21 Sth Southwell 16f GS 4HcH 10-0 b 6/11 Hurricane Ali (15½L) 150/1 84 76
11 Dec 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f Hy 5HcH 9-11 b 10/13 Ragamuffin (40L) 50/1 79 41
10 Nov 20 Her Hereford 16f GS 5HcH 10-0 b UR/13 Drewmain Legend () 66/1 79 -
19 Sep 20 Nab Newton Abbot 17f Gd 5HcH 10-0 b 13/16 Plenty Of Butty (34L) 50/1 78 49
19 Aug 20 Str Stratford 18.5f Sft 5NvHcH 10-0 b 4/8 No Regrets (45L) 50/1 78 44
31 Dec 19 War Warwick 19f Sft 5NvHcH 10-0 tp 13/15 Galtee Mountain (65L) 20/1 74 19
11
Mi Laddo silk
Mi Laddo t
J: Mitchell Bastyan 3
T: Milton Harris
AW winner this year but failed to justify support back over hurdles latest; still chances.
UP8756
Age: 5
Weight: 10-0
OR: 73
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Mar 21 Plu Plumpton 16f Gd 5HcH 10-1 t 6/11 Darkest Day (15½L) 4/1 76 69
26 Feb 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 12f St 6Hc 9-4 t 6/13 French Minstrel (3¼L) 10/1 57 59
30 Jan 21 Kem Kempton (AW) 12f St/Slw 6 9-5 t 2/11 Aria Rose (1½L) 4/5F 48 59
25 Jan 21 Kem Kempton (AW) 12f St/Slw 6Hc 9-0 t 1/10 Plansina (1¼L) 100/30F 48 55
12 Jan 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 12f St/Slw 6Hc 8-2 t 4/10 Rakematiz (5¼L) 5/1 46 48
5 Jan 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 12f St 6 9-2 t 2/15 Devizes (1L) 66/1 45 55
13
Thomas Blossom silk
D
Thomas Blossom t
J: Lewis Stones 7
T: Richard Harper
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Returns from five months off; long time since he last won but ground will suit.
040050
Age: 11
Weight: 10-0
OR: 67
Days: 140
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Nov 20 Mar Market Rasen 16.5f Gd 5HcH 9-7 t 10/11 Manor Park (57L) 33/1 73 31
20 Oct 20 Exe Exeter 18.5f GF 5HcH 9-7 t 5/11 Knight Commander (12L) 18/1 74 69
21 Sep 20 War Warwick 16.5f Gd 5HcCh 9-9 t 11/12 Go As You Please (23L) 25/1 76 65
4 Aug 20 Sth Southwell 16f Gd 5HcCh 9-13 t 10/13 Agentleman (48L) 18/1 80 50
27 Jul 20 Mar Market Rasen 17f Gd 5HcCh 9-11 t 4/11 Little Stevie (8L) 14/1 80 80
8 Jul 20 Str Stratford 17f GS 5HcCh 10-12 t 10/10 Peterborough (56L) 28/1 85 46
12
Serjeant Painter silk
Serjeant Painter t
J: Non Runner
T: Helen Rees
6-0094
Age: 6
Weight: 10-0
OR: 71
Days: 2
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Apr 21 Exe Exeter 18.5f GF 4NvSlH 11-1 t 4/6 Falberto (15½L) 100/1 71 77
25 Mar 21 Chp Chepstow 16f Gd 5HcH 9-11 t 9/13 Baratineur (43L) 50/1 76 52
3 Mar 21 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f GS 4NvH 11-2 t 14/15 Balko Saint (58L) 300/1 - 74
21 Aug 20 Nab Newton Abbot 17f Gd 4NvH 10-9 10/12 Twin Star (97L) 300/1 - 33
14 Mar 20 Kem Kempton 16f GS 4NvH 11-1 6/6 Fidelio Vallis (45+L) 150/1 - -
7 Dec 18 Kem Kempton (AW) 8f St/Slw 5Md 9-5 b1 10/13 Astonished (27L) 40/1 62 24
Verdict

Modest fare and EVA'S DIVA is taken to beat Freedom Chimes.

Verdict silk image
Eva's Diva

Betting Forecast:

9/2 Eva's Diva,

5/1 Karakoram,

Mi Laddo,

7/1 San Agustin,

Ventura Magic,

8/1 Motdepas,

10/1 Valentine's Turf,

11/1 Dido,

14/1 Yaazaain,

Freedom Chimes,

25/1 Alramz,

Thomas Blossom

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