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9 April 2021
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Doom Bar Sefton Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (GBB Race) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV4
  • Distance: 3m 149y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Aintree
Runners
12

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Light rain

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Ahoy Senor silk
Ahoy Senor
J: Derek Fox
T: Lucinda Russell
Pretty useful RPR when making all the running in 2m4f maiden at Ayr; this is much tougher.
U-121
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: -
Days: 39
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Mar 21 Ayr Ayr 20.5f Sft 4MdH 11-4 1/12 Gold Cup Bailly (4L) 16/1 - 125
18 Jan 21 Ayr Ayr 16f Hy 3NHF 11-4 2/8 Fortescue Wood (5½L) 15/2 - 100
1 Nov 20 Kmb Kimble 20f GS MdPTP 12-0 h 1/8 Salute The King (30L) 2/1F - -
7 Mar 20 Did Didmarton 24f Gd MdOpenPTP 11-10 UR/10 Smoking Pigeon () 5/2J - -
3
Bothwell Bridge silk
D
Bothwell Bridge
J: James Bowen
T: Nicky Henderson
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Looks held by Bravemansgame and Nico de Boinville presumably agrees.
22-131
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 131
Days: 40
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Feb 21 Her Hereford 25.5f Sft 4NvH 11-8 1/6 Anax (39L) 8/15F 130 128
27 Nov 20 Nby Newbury 20.5f Gd 3NvH 11-3 3/5 Bravemansgame (10½L) 15/8 - 134
6 Nov 20 War Warwick 19f Gd 4NvH 10-12 1/12 Major Dundee (6L) 30/100F - 129
22 Feb 20 Kem Kempton 16f GS 5NHF 11-2 2/12 Boothill (4¼L) 6/4F - 121
24 Jan 20 Hun Huntingdon 16f Sft 5NHF 11-4 2/15 Third Time Lucki (3¾L) 3/1 - 118
4
Bravemansgame silk
Bravemansgame
J: Harry Cobden
T: Paul Nicholls
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 14 wins from 42 in the last 14 days (33%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 17 wins from 41 in the last 14 days (41%)
Grade 1 winner and finished behind two crack Irish novices over 2m5f at Cheltenham.
-21113
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 150
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 21f GS NvHG1 11-7 3/7 Bob Olinger (12L) 4/1 150 151
29 Dec 20 Nby Newbury 20.5f Sft NvHG1 11-7 1/5 Star Gate (10L) 5/2J 143 154
27 Nov 20 Nby Newbury 20.5f Gd 3NvH 11-3 1/5 Es Perfecto (7½L) 8/11F 131 151
3 Nov 20 Exe Exeter 17f Gd 3NvH 10-12 1/11 Runswick Bay (11L) 8/11F - 132
9 Oct 20 Chp Chepstow 16f Gd 4NvH 10-12 2/10 Soaring Glory (½L) 15/8 - 117
20 Dec 19 Asc Ascot 15.5f Hy NHFL 11-4 6/9 Israel Champ (16½L) 9/1 - 112
6
Champagnesuperover silk
Champagnesuperover t
J: A P Heskin
T: Olly Murphy
Ran well for a 100-1 shot in the Albert Bartlett but not the obvious answer to this.
-24127
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 137
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS NvHG1 11-5 t 7/16 Vanillier (18L) 100/1 126 136
4 Feb 21 Ffo Ffos Las 20f Hy 4NvH 11-8 t 2/12 Franco d'Aunou (9½L) 10/11F 127 124
18 Jan 21 Ayr Ayr 20.5f Hy 4MdH 11-5 t1 1/9 Honor Grey (5½L) 6/4F 115 130
20 Nov 20 Chp Chepstow 19.5f Hy 4MdH 11-0 4/8 Rocheston (11½L) 8/13F - 112
29 Oct 20 Str Stratford 16.5f GS 3NvH 10-12 2/11 When You're Ready (3L) 8/13F - 110
8 Feb 20 Nby Newbury 16.5f Gd NHFL 11-3 3/9 Ocean Wind (10L) 2/1F - 110
7
Doyen Breed silk
D
BF
Doyen Breed p
J: Ryan Mania
T: Sandy Thomson
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Beaten in a Kelso handicap two weeks ago and lengthy odds look warranted.
3-2212
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 126
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Mar 21 Kel Kelso 26f GS 2HcH 10-5 p 2/11 Agrapart (hd) 100/30F 121 126
1 Mar 21 Ayr Ayr 24.5f Sft 4HcH 11-12 p1 1/12 Charm Offensive (2¾L) 15/8F 115 124
30 Nov 20 Ayr Ayr 20.5f Hy 4HcH 11-9 2/8 Calivigny (nk) 11/8F 112 116
30 Oct 20 Wet Wetherby 21.5f GS 4NvHcH 11-10 2/11 Devour (2L) 11/4F 108 112
18 Feb 20 Mus Musselburgh 20f Sft 4NvH 11-2 3/12 Glorious Lady (3¾L) 9/1 108 102
27 Jan 20 Kel Kelso 16f Sft 4NvH 11-4 4/13 Black Pirate (27L) 12/1 - 91
8
Gallyhill silk
Gallyhill
J: Nico de Boinville
T: Nicky Henderson
£450,000 buy; plenty to find on his runs under rules but could improve lots for going 3m.
1-12
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 136
Days: 48
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Feb 21 Asc Ascot 19.5f Sft 2NvH 11-5 2/6 Midnight River (1½L) 13/8 - 137
20 Jan 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f Hy 4NvH 11-0 1/15 Robin's Dream (1¼L) 30/100F - 138
23 Nov 19 Krk Kirkistown 24f Sft/Hy 4yMdPTP 11-11 1/10 Ballybegg (2½L) 5/1 - 90
9
Midnight River silk
Midnight River
J: Harry Skelton
T: Dan Skelton
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 14 wins from 49 in the last 14 days (29%)
Defied an 8lb penalty when beating Gallyhill at Ascot; willing attitude a selling point.
-12141
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 141
Days: 48
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Feb 21 Asc Ascot 19.5f Sft 2NvH 11-8 1/6 Gallyhill (1½L) 5/4F 137 142
16 Jan 21 War Warwick 21f Hy NvHG2 11-0 4/11 Adrimel (1¾L) 5/1 135 139
29 Nov 20 Lei Leicester 20.5f Sft 3NvH 11-4 1/12 Gold Miner (1¼L) 1/4F 135 123
23 Oct 20 Chl Cheltenham 21f Gd 2NvH 11-3 2/6 Does He Know (4¾L) 2/1J - 134
4 Oct 20 Utt Uttoxeter 20f GS 4MdH 11-0 1/15 Shantou Express (1½L) 3/1 - 132
1 Feb 20 Wet Wetherby 16f Sft 5NHF 11-3 3/10 Ask A Honey Bee (4½L) 5/1 - 111
10
Oscar Elite silk
Oscar Elite t
J: Jonjo O'Neill Jr
T: Colin Tizzard
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Had some of these behind when a career-best second in the 3m Albert Bartlett at Cheltenham
-11932
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 142
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS NvHG1 11-5 t1 2/16 Vanillier (11L) 40/1 135 142
14 Feb 21 Exe Exeter 17f Hy NvHL 11-3 3/11 Wilde About Oscar (22L) 4/1 138 129
16 Jan 21 War Warwick 21f Hy NvHG2 11-0 9/11 Adrimel (20L) 5/1 140 121
5 Dec 20 Chp Chepstow 23.5f Hy 4NvH 11-5 1/3 Springfield Fox (5½L) 8/11F - 135
9 Nov 20 Chp Chepstow 19.5f Hy 4MdH 11-0 1/11 Hardy Articos (20L) 100/30 - 131
7 Mar 20 Tyr Tyrella 24f Gd MdPTP 11-11 1/16 Here We Have It (5L) 6/1 - 90
11
Pats Fancy silk
Pats Fancy
J: Sean Bowen
T: Rebecca Curtis
Very opposable on what he's shown the last twice, finishing behind some of these.
2612P0
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 132
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS NvHG1 11-5 13/16 Vanillier (56L) 28/1 133 101
30 Jan 21 Don Doncaster 24.5f Sft NvHG2 10-12 PU/12 The Cob () 7/1 133 -
12 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 24f Sft NvHG2 10-12 2/8 Make Good (7L) 33/1 - 133
18 Nov 20 Ffo Ffos Las 20f Hy 4MdH 11-0 1/7 Gladiateur Allen (2¼L) 12/1 - 130
2 Nov 20 Her Hereford 16f GS 5MdNHF 11-5 6/11 Quid Pro Quo (10L) 100/30 - 101
8 Oct 20 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Hy 5MdNHF 10-12 2/9 Alaphilippe (1L) 4/1 - 104
12
Sizable Sam silk
BF
Sizable Sam
J: Matt Griffiths
T: Jeremy Scott
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Only fifth in a 3m handicap last time and that leaves him with much to find at this level.
1-2115
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 131
Days: 47
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Feb 21 Nby Newbury 24f GS 2HcH 11-5 5/16 Polish (7¼L) 4/1J 131 133
9 Jan 21 Wcn Wincanton 21.5f GS 3HcH 11-12 1/12 Oneupmanship (½L) 2/1F 124 132
15 Dec 20 Wcn Wincanton 20f Sft 4NvH 10-12 1/14 Roque It (1¾L) 4/5F - 119
19 Nov 20 Wcn Wincanton 21.5f GS 4NvH 10-12 2/11 Jeremy Pass (2¼L) 13/8F - 122
8 Feb 20 War Warwick 16f GS 5NHF 11-4 1/16 Cadzand (1¼L) 6/1 - 110
9 Nov 19 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f GS 5NHF 11-2 2/18 Confirmation Bias (shd) 20/1 - 108
13
Streets Of Doyen silk
D
Streets Of Doyen tp 1
J: Simon Torrens
T: John C McConnell
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 4 wins from 5 starts at this distance (80%)
Tough as old boots and ran right up to his best form when 3rd in the Albert Bartlett.
111163
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 141
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS NvHG1 11-5 p 3/16 Vanillier (12½L) 10/1 138 140
28 Feb 21 Naa Naas 15.5f Sft NvHG2 11-6 p1 6/7 Echoes In Rain (15L) 14/1 135 123
24 Oct 20 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS 2NvH 11-6 1/6 Minella Encore (3½L) 11/4 134 136
18 Oct 20 Cor Cork 24f Gd NvH 11-1 1/7 Jacksons Gold (1½L) 6/4F 130 127
3 Oct 20 Gow Gowran Park 24f Gd HcH 10-4 1/12 Flooring Porter (5L) 5/2F 120 140
28 Sep 20 Ros Roscommon 24.5f Gd HcH 11-8 1/13 Hello Pilgrim (1½L) 11/4 113 128
15
Topofthecotswolds silk
Topofthecotswolds
J: Sam Twiston-Davies
T: Nigel Twiston-Davies
Made all in a novice hurdle at Doncaster last time; winning chaser also and exposed.
213581
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 130
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Mar 21 Don Doncaster 19.5f Gd 4NvH 11-6 1/8 Jack Sharp (7½L) 11/8J 130 132
11 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 18f St/Slw 4NHF 11-4 8/12 Young Lieutenant (7½L) 17/2 - 112
14 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 21f Sft 3HcH 11-7 5/9 Stimulating Song (16L) 15/2 132 121
23 Oct 20 Chl Cheltenham 21f Gd 2NvH 11-3 3/6 Does He Know (11½L) 5/1 132 129
25 Sep 20 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Gd 4NvH 10-12 1/9 Quick Draw (5½L) 6/4F 132 119
16 Aug 20 Mar Market Rasen 24f Gd 2HcCh 11-4 2/8 Potterman (5L) 8/1 136 145
2
Alaphilippe silk
D
Alaphilippe
T: Fergal O'Brien
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
111215
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 143
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS NvHG1 11-5 5/16 Vanillier (16L) 11/1 143 138
20 Feb 21 Hay Haydock 24.5f Sft NvHG2 10-12 1/8 Mr Harp (14L) 100/30 135 144
23 Jan 21 Tau Taunton 19f Sft 4NvH 11-12 2/10 Stellar Magic (¾L) 4/1 128 140
22 Dec 20 Sed Sedgefield 20f Sft 4NvH 11-5 1/5 Won't Talk (7½L) 2/5F - 120
11 Nov 20 Ayr Ayr 20.5f Sft 4MdH 11-0 1/8 Deluxe Range (6½L) EvensF - 123
8 Oct 20 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Hy 5MdNHF 10-9 1/9 Pats Fancy (1L) 7/2 - 105
5
Cape Gentleman silk
Cape Gentleman
T: Emmet Mullins
1P1
Age: 5
Weight: 11-4
OR: 140
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 16f Gd NvHG2 11-2 1/7 Calico (¾L) 5/2 - 137
6 Feb 21 Leo Leopardstown 22f Sft/Hy NvHG1 11-10 PU/13 Gaillard Du Mesnil () 8/1 - -
8 Dec 20 Pun Punchestown 20f Hy 4yMdH 11-9 1/12 Petibonome (2L) 5/4F - 134
11 Oct 20 Cur Curragh 16f Sft Hc 9-0 1/21 Aircraft Carrier (2L) 15/2 85 96
25 Sep 20 Lis Listowel 14f Sft 10-9 2/12 Mt Leinster (5L) 18/1 - 89
16 Aug 19 Cla Clairefontaine 14.5f GS 3y 9-2 p 1/8 Poet's Quest (¾L) 11/5F - -
14
The Cob silk
D
The Cob p 1
T: Ben Pauling
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
-11310
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 139
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS NvHG1 11-5 12/16 Vanillier (53L) 28/1 139 104
30 Jan 21 Don Doncaster 24.5f Sft NvHG2 10-12 1/12 Portstorm (9L) 25/1 128 140
29 Dec 20 Nby Newbury 20.5f Sft 2HcH 10-3 3/5 Calva D'Auge (16L) 9/4F 129 119
2 Dec 20 Hay Haydock 19f Hy 3HcH 11-2 1/9 Oscars Leader (½L) 11/2 124 128
30 Oct 20 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Sft 4NvH 10-12 1/10 Peachey (6½L) 4/1 124 117
8 Mar 20 War Warwick 16f Sft 4NvH 11-1 3/13 Hooligan (18L) 7/2 - 107
Verdict

Bravemansgame could improve on his Cheltenham Festival form but there's a lot to like about the potential of GALLYHILL.

Verdict silk image
Gallyhill

Betting Forecast:

7/4 Bravemansgame,

6/1 Cape Gentleman,

15/2 Streets Of Doyen,

8/1 Oscar Elite,

10/1 Gallyhill,

Midnight River,

14/1 Alaphilippe,

Champagnesuperover,

20/1 Bothwell Bridge,

25/1 Doyen Breed,

Sizable Sam,

33/1 Topofthecotswolds,

50/1 Ahoy Senor,

Pats Fancy

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