AINTREE
9 April 2021
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Betway Top Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (GBB Race) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV4
  • Distance: 2m 103y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Aintree
Runners
10

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Light rain

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Ajero silk
D
Ajero t
J: David Bass
T: Kim Bailey
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 4 wins from 6 starts at this distance (67%)
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Highly progressive on sharp/flat tracks; respected in this perfect scenario
-21111
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 140
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Mar 21 Hun Huntingdon 16f GS 3HcH 11-2 t 1/4 Haafapiece (8½L) 4/7F 134 142
21 Feb 21 Mar Market Rasen 16.5f Sft 3HcH 11-2 t 1/7 Miss Heritage (2L) 7/2C 129 134
23 Nov 20 Kem Kempton 16f Gd 4NvH 11-4 t 1/3 Captain Morgs (1L) 10/11 125 132
22 Oct 20 Lud Ludlow 16f Gd 4NvH 10-12 t1 1/13 Grey Spirit (7L) 3/1 - 130
30 Sep 20 Hun Huntingdon 16f Gd 4NvH 10-12 2/8 Leroy Leroy (¾L) 15/8 - 107
6 Feb 20 Thu Thurles 16f Gd/Y NHF 11-13 3/13 Favori De Champdou (5¾L) 10/1 - 111
2
Any News silk
D
Any News
J: Sam Twiston-Davies
T: Neil Mulholland
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts at this distance (67%)
Unseated four out in Kelso Grade 2 last month; progressive otherwise under rules
F-112U
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 143
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 21 Kel Kelso 18f GS NvHG2 11-2 UR/7 My Drogo () 3/1 143 -
11 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 17f GS 3NvH 11-4 2/6 Make Me A Believer (1L) 7/4F - 144
11 Nov 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f Sft 4MdH 11-0 1/4 Easy As That (10L) 13/8 - 131
8 Oct 20 Exe Exeter 17f GF 5NHF 11-0 1/9 Glory And Honour (7L) 5/1 - 128
27 Oct 19 Knk Knockinroe 24f Y/Sft 4yMdPTP 11-11 F/12 Minella Link () 6/4F - -
3
Belfast Banter silk
D
Belfast Banter t
J: Kevin Sexton
T: Peter Fahey
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Suited by big-field handicap scenario in the County Hurdle; unlikely to follow up
125621
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 135
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 17f GS HcHG3 10-0 t 1/25 Petit Mouchoir (1¼L) 33/1 129 137
28 Feb 21 Naa Naas 15.5f Sft NvHG2 11-6 t 2/7 Echoes In Rain (8L) 6/1 124 130
7 Feb 21 Mus Musselburgh 15.5f Sft 2NvH 11-6 t 6/7 Bareback Jack (7¼L) 10/1 129 128
19 Dec 20 Asc Ascot 15.5f Hy HcHG3 10-7 t 5/17 Not So Sleepy (7L) 10/1 129 127
14 Nov 20 Pun Punchestown 17f Sft/Hy NvH 11-3 t 2/7 Rescue Package (2¼L) 5/1 121 129
24 Oct 20 Gal Galway 16.5f Sft MdH 11-12 t1 1/13 Gevrey (½L) 5/2 121 122
4
Bombyx silk
D
Bombyx
J: Bryony Frost
T: Lucy Wadham
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Won at Huntingdon then wasn't disgraced at Newbury; this is much harder
13
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 122
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Mar 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS 4NvH 11-6 3/9 Lord Baddesley (10½L) 9/4 - 116
17 Mar 21 Hun Huntingdon 16f Sft 4MdH 11-2 1/9 Potenza (7L) EvensF - 122
6 Jul 19 Hay Haydock 12f GF 2Hc 8-13 v1 13/17 Kelly's Dino (13L) 14/1 98 88
10 Jun 19 Lei Leicester 12f GS 3 9-7 3/5 Getchagetchagetcha (3¼L) 7/4 98 100
23 May 19 San Sandown 10f GF G3 9-0 5/6 Regal Reality (8¾L) 16/1 98 101
18 Sep 18 Yar Yarmouth 11.5f GF 23yHc 9-7 3/6 Protected Guest (2¼L) 2/1 98 102
5
Do Your Job silk
D
w2
Do Your Job t
J: Brendan Powell
T: Michael Scudamore
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
w2
Wind Op - Second run after wind operation
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 4 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (40%)
Not disgraced in Kelso Grade 2 last time but needs to pull out more
-11242
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 136
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 21 Kel Kelso 18f GS NvHG2 11-2 t1 2/7 My Drogo (9½L) 10/1 136 140
2 Jan 21 San Sandown 16f Hy NvHG1 11-7 4/7 Metier (23L) 5/1 136 123
21 Nov 20 Hay Haydock 15.5f Sft NvHL 11-0 2/6 Llandinabo Lad (4¼L) 7/4F 133 134
26 Oct 20 Ayr Ayr 16f Sft 4NvH 11-4 1/6 Cadzand (9½L) EvensF 125 137
8 Oct 20 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Hy 4NvH 10-12 1/11 Truckers Pass (3L) 9/4 - 125
28 Feb 20 Nby Newbury 20.5f Sft 4NvH 10-12 2/10 Brinkley (15L) 10/1 - 117
6
Dusart silk
D
Dusart
J: Nico de Boinville
T: Nicky Henderson
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Very promising debut win at Newbury five months ago; potentially high class
1
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: -
Days: 155
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Nov 20 Nby Newbury 16.5f Gd 4NvH 10-12 1/12 Soaring Glory (2½L) 7/4 - 123
7
For Pleasure silk
D
For Pleasure
J: Harry Bannister
T: Alex Hales
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Usually races in clear lead; third in Supreme last time; should make a bold bid
114103
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 144
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft NvHG1 11-7 3/8 Appreciate It (26L) 40/1 144 139
21 Feb 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS HcHG3 11-5 14/23 Soaring Glory (18½L) 50/1 145 139
15 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft NvHG2 11-0 1/6 Third Time Lucki (3¾L) 14/1 144 144
18 Oct 20 Kem Kempton 16f Gd NvHL 11-0 4/5 Mrs Hyde (32L) 7/5F 144 119
5 Sep 20 Str Stratford 16.5f Gd 3NvH 11-8 1/10 Shantou Express (5L) 9/4 124 147
29 Jul 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f Gd 4HcH 11-13 1/9 Roar (4L) 8/11F 114 128
8
Third Time Lucki silk
D
Third Time Lucki
J: Harry Skelton
T: Dan Skelton
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Going Specialist - 3 wins from 5 starts on this ground (60%)
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 14 wins from 49 in the last 14 days (29%)
Much better off with Belfast Banter on County Hurdle form; major player on ratings
112146
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 144
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 17f GS HcHG3 11-0 6/25 Belfast Banter (3¼L) 8/1 143 145
7 Feb 21 Mus Musselburgh 15.5f Sft 2NvH 11-6 4/7 Bareback Jack (5L) 10/11F 144 133
26 Dec 20 Kem Kempton 16f GS 2NvH 11-8 1/6 Flic Ou Voyou (9L) 11/10F 140 145
15 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft NvHG2 11-0 2/6 For Pleasure (3¾L) EvensF 129 138
30 Oct 20 Wet Wetherby 16f GS 3NvH 11-4 1/13 Captain Biggles (1¼L) 2/7F - 126
16 Oct 20 Utt Uttoxeter 16f GS 4NvH 10-12 1/12 Ocean Drifter (6½L) 1/6F - 131
9
Timberman silk
D
Timberman
J: Paddy Brennan
T: Fergal O'Brien
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Opened his account at Doncaster last month; plenty to find upped in class
25-431
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: -
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Mar 21 Don Doncaster 16.5f Gd 4NvH 11-2 1/9 Gylo (2¾L) EvsJ - 112
9 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 18f St/Slw 5NHF 11-4 3/13 Aggy With It (1¾L) 8/1 - 119
18 Jan 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 16f St/Slw 4NHF 11-4 4/11 Supakalanistic (2¾L) 9/2 - 110
7 Dec 19 San Sandown 16f Hy 3NvH 10-12 5/13 Fiddlerontheroof (17L) 7/2 - 119
7 Nov 19 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS 5NHF 11-0 2/13 Son Of Camas (2L) 4/1 - 117
18 May 19 Lgh Loughanmore 24f Gd 4yMdPTP 11-11 2/10 Kakamora (3L) 9/2 - 89
10
Houx Gris silk
Houx Gris
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%)
Ex-French 4yo; ran well in the Fred Winter on second British start; interesting
123134
Age: 4
Weight: 10-12
OR: 130
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f GS 4yHcHG3 10-11 4/22 Jeff Kidder (3¾L) 11/2 128 131
9 Jan 21 Chp Chepstow 16f Sft 4yHG1 11-0 3/8 Adagio (23L) 13/2 - 122
22 Oct 20 Aut Auteuil 17.5f Hy 3yH 10-10 1/11 Homme Public (nk) 76/10 - 120
26 Sep 20 Aut Auteuil 18f VSft 3yH 10-6 3/10 Historien (21L) 9/1 - 109
1 Aug 20 Vic Vichy 12f Sft 3yNHF 10-2 2/6 Histoire De Reve (1¼L) 33/10 - -
27 Jun 20 Clu Cluny 12.5f Gd 3yNHF 9-11 1/7 Hermes Des Marais (snk) - -
Verdict

This is the perfect fit for AJERO, who has been highly productive on sharp/flat tracks. The very promising Dusart is second choice.

Verdict silk image
Ajero

Betting Forecast:

2/1 Dusart,

7/2 Third Time Lucki,

6/1 Ajero,

Any News,

8/1 Belfast Banter,

10/1 For Pleasure,

Houx Gris,

25/1 Do Your Job,

33/1 Timberman,

100/1 Bombyx

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