TAUNTON
8 April 2021
Thursday 8th April

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

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 104y
  • Going: Good To Firm
Taunton
Runners
11

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Don Juan Du Gouet silk
D
Don Juan Du Gouet
J: Archie Bellamy 7
T: Nigel Twiston-Davies
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Dual hurdle winner for Henry Daly in October 2019 but hasn't fired at all for this stable
3-0090
Age: 8
Weight: 11-12
OR: 99
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Mar 21 Sth Southwell 16f GS 5HcH 11-8 13/16 Givepeaceachance (52L) 25/1 104 61
3 Dec 20 Mar Market Rasen 16.5f Sft 4HcH 11-2 9/11 Hydroplane (39L) 18/1 108 80
22 Oct 20 Lud Ludlow 16f Gd 4HcH 11-9 10/10 Dave And Bernie (62L) 18/1 111 57
8 Oct 20 Exe Exeter 18.5f GF 4HcH 11-2 10/12 Espalion (22L) 14/1 112 93
19 Feb 20 Lud Ludlow 21.5f Sft 4HcH 11-4 3/11 Star Of Rory (3¼L) 12/1 112 109
30 Dec 19 Hay Haydock 19f Sft 3HcH 10-5 PU/11 Flinck () 9/1 114 -
2
Troed Y Parc silk
Troed Y Parc t 1
J: Bryan Carver 3
T: Chris Honour
Hard to pin down but was strong in market and stumbled badly early on last time; unexposed
08-775
Age: 6
Weight: 11-9
OR: 96
Days: 114
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 20 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f Sft 4MdH 10-11 5/10 Pol Crocan (22L) 5/1 - 89
12 Nov 20 Tau Taunton 16.5f Gd 4MdH 10-9 7/11 Atholl Street (21L) 125/1 - 93
29 Oct 20 Str Stratford 16.5f GS 3NvH 10-12 7/11 When You're Ready (64L) 50/1 - 47
7 Feb 20 Kem Kempton 16f GS 5MdNHF 11-4 8/9 Hoi Polloi (12L) 100/1 - 96
23 Nov 19 Asc Ascot 15.5f Sft 4NHF 10-7 13/13 Soaring Glory (62L) 100/1 - 61
23 Mar 19 Mlb Milborne St Andrew 16f Gd PTP 11-5 4/9 Petit Petard (5½L) 2/1J - 50
3
Theocrat silk
Theocrat
J: Kieren Buckley 7
T: Nigel Hawke
Unplaced all starts but signs of ability; makes handicap hurdle debut; possibilities
475
Age: 4
Weight: 11-7
OR: 100
Days: 99
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Mar 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 13f St 5Hc 9-4 4/10 Crimson King (8L) 25/1 65 61
30 Dec 20 Tau Taunton 16.5f Hy 43yH 10-12 5/13 Wightman (36L) 40/1 - 74
12 Nov 20 Lud Ludlow 16f Gd 43yH 10-12 7/11 Talking About You (69L) 20/1 - 50
7 Oct 20 Lud Ludlow 16f Gd 43yMdH 11-0 4/9 Orchestral Rain (3¾L) 14/1 - 87
28 Aug 20 Goo Goodwood 16f Hy 53yHc 9-5 8/9 Call My Bluff (57L) 40/1 68 10
12 Aug 20 Kem Kempton (AW) 12f St/Slw 5Nv 9-2 5/9 My Frankel (14½L) 200/1 - 64
5
An Tailliur silk
An Tailliur
J: William Kennedy
T: Jonjo O'Neill
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Well beaten in the mud; hopes rest on different conditions having positive effect
7766
Age: 5
Weight: 11-4
OR: 91
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Mar 21 Lud Ludlow 16f Sft 4NvH 11-2 6/16 Quinta Do Mar (41L) 66/1 - 82
18 Feb 21 San Sandown 16f Hy 4NvH 11-2 6/11 Red Rookie (37L) 150/1 - 93
20 Jan 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f Hy 4NvH 11-0 7/15 Gallyhill (42L) 80/1 - 93
3 Dec 20 Mar Market Rasen 16.5f Sft 5MdNHF 11-0 7/9 Italian Spirit (42L) 3/1 - 69
6
Time Is Time silk
Time Is Time
J: Conor Ring 3
T: Sarah Robinson
Claims on best form but probably best watched on British debut after layoff
6U/00-
Age: 12
Weight: 11-1
OR: 88
Days: 544
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Oct 19 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Y/Sft HcH 10-13 p1 12/16 Select Opportunity (73L) 33/1 87 32
28 Sep 19 Nav Navan 22f Gd HcH 10-7 19/25 Theatre World (47L) 33/1 88 56
28 Feb 19 Clo Clonmel 24f Gd HcH 11-5 UR/18 Ask Heather () 12/1 88 -
14 Feb 19 Clo Clonmel 19.5f Gd/Y HcH 12-0 6/17 Bothar Dubh (23L) 8/1 88 76
8 Sep 18 Wex Wexford 20f Y HcH 11-3 4/14 Cappacon (12½L) 11/2 88 92
11 Aug 18 Klb Kilbeggan 20f Gd HcH 10-9 1/16 Bomber Jackson (3½L) 7/1 83 97
7
Letsbe Avenue silk
Letsbe Avenue
J: Jay Tidball 10
T: Bill Turner
In with a chance when falling two starts ago and not disgraced next time; shortlisted
4026F8
Age: 6
Weight: 10-13
OR: 86
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Mar 21 Str Stratford 16.5f GS 5NvHcH 10-3 8/13 Blazing Saddles (11L) 8/1 87 84
4 Mar 21 Lud Ludlow 16f Sft 5HcH 9-11 F/17 Thinque Tank () 28/1 86 88
15 Feb 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 16f St/Slw 4NHF 10-6 6/7 Strong Glance (33L) 66/1 - 91
20 Dec 20 Fak Fakenham 16f GS 4HcH 9-13 2/10 Gorham's Cave (9½L) 40/1 86 87
4 Dec 20 Exe Exeter 18.5f Sft 5HcH 11-2 15/16 Espressino (72L) 50/1 90 26
16 Nov 20 Lei Leicester 15.5f Sft 3NvH 10-5 4/7 Isolate (17L) 250/1 - 90
8
Johni Boxit silk
Johni Boxit p
J: Patrick Cowley 5
T: Brian Barr
Well beaten over hurdles; had an excuse (saddle slipped) last time but others appeal more
/06-4P
Age: 6
Weight: 10-9
OR: 82
Days: 140
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Nov 20 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f GS 5NvHcH 10-0 p PU/10 Sehayli () 25/1 82 -
21 Sep 20 War Warwick 16f Gd 5NvHcH 10-4 p 4/10 Pink Sheets (23L) 28/1 85 74
13 Sep 20 Bat Bath 10f GF 6Hc 9-1 p 5/11 Tanqeeb (4¼L) 11/2 47 46
27 Aug 20 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 10f St 6 9-2 p 5/10 Flying Standard (7¼L) 8/1 49 38
22 Jul 20 Bat Bath 10f Fm 6 9-7 p 2/10 Essgee Nics (nse) 4/1 45 51
10 Jul 20 Bat Bath 10f Gd 6Hc 8-5 p 5/14 Songkran (3¼L) 50/1 46 51
9
Serveontime silk
Serveontime p
J: Jamie Moore
T: Helen Nelmes
0-18 over hurdles; hard to know what sort of form he'll be in after an 861-day absence
68673/
Age: 10
Weight: 10-7
OR: 80
Days: 861
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Nov 18 Tau Taunton 16.5f Gd 4HcH 10-0 tp 3/12 Court Royale (14L) 8/1 89 87
15 Nov 18 Tau Taunton 19f GF 4MdH 10-9 tp 7/10 Demon Fou (13½L) 7/1 89 90
23 Aug 18 Fon Fontwell 19f Gd 5HcH 10-13 tp 6/12 Mr Fickle (16L) 12/1 92 86
30 Jul 18 Nab Newton Abbot 17f GS 4HcH 10-6 tp 8/11 Tamarillo Grove (10½L) 25/1 94 86
26 Jun 18 Nab Newton Abbot 18.5f Gd 5NvHcH 11-7 tp 6/8 Lady Longshot (29L) 7/1 96 73
30 Nov 17 Tau Taunton 16.5f Gd 4HcH 10-2 tp 6/10 Cabernet D'Alene (8¼L) 3/1 96 96
10
Flanagans Field silk
D
Flanagans Field b
J: Lewis Stones 7
T: Bernard Llewellyn
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Old-timer; in the frame on his last three starts but others make more appeal for the win
385343
Age: 13
Weight: 10-0
OR: 73
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Mar 21 Chp Chepstow 16f Gd 5HcH 10-1 b 3/13 Baratineur (24L) 8/1 75 61
10 Mar 21 Cat Catterick 15.5f GS 5SlHcH 10-8 b 4/13 Top Beak (17L) 9/1 77 70
23 Feb 21 Tau Taunton 19f Hy 5SlHcH 9-11 b 3/16 Auenwirbel (15½L) 20/1 78 72
4 Feb 21 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Hy 5HcH 10-10 b 5/12 The Wire Flyer (25L) 40/1 80 69
8 Dec 20 Fon Fontwell 17.5f Sft 5HcH 10-5 b 8/9 Cristal Spirit (33L) 25/1 82 53
16 Nov 20 Plu Plumpton 16f Hy 5SlHcH 10-4 b 3/10 Devious Dicks Dame (2¾L) 5/1 83 80
11
Shadow's Girl silk
D
Shadow's Girl p
J: Charlie Price 5
T: Bernard Llewellyn
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
In reasonable form in the autumn but she seems to have gone off the boil
572505
Age: 9
Weight: 10-0
OR: 72
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Mar 21 Chp Chepstow 16f Gd 5HcH 9-9 p 5/13 Baratineur (26L) 9/1 74 61
10 Mar 21 Cat Catterick 15.5f GS 5SlHcH 10-5 p 11/13 Top Beak (81L) 9/1 76 11
23 Feb 21 Tau Taunton 19f Hy 5SlHcH 9-13 p 5/16 Auenwirbel (21L) 14/1 78 67
16 Nov 20 Plu Plumpton 16f Hy 5SlHcH 10-0 p 2/10 Devious Dicks Dame (nk) 7/2 77 75
8 Nov 20 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Sft 5HcH 10-1 p 7/9 Sexy Lot (38L) 14/1 77 45
28 Sep 20 Nab Newton Abbot 18.5f Gd 5SlHcH 10-5 p 5/15 Buck Bravo (10½L) 5/1J 79 71
12
Lucky Circle silk
Lucky Circle
J: David Prichard 5
T: Laura Hurley
In the process of showing a bit more when brought down two weeks ago; can't be ruled out
0-D60PB
Age: 5
Weight: 10-0
OR: 70
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Mar 21 Chp Chepstow 16f Gd 5HcH 9-11 BD/13 Baratineur () 125/1 74 -
4 Feb 21 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Hy 5HcH 10-5 PU/12 The Wire Flyer () 150/1 75 -
4 Dec 20 Exe Exeter 18.5f Sft 5HcH 10-6 12/16 Espressino (51L) 200/1 80 38
15 Nov 20 Fon Fontwell 19f Hy 5HcHM 10-4 DSQ/9 Dharma Rain (30L) 100/1 80 52
6 Feb 20 Don Doncaster 16.5f Gd 5HcH 9-12 13/14 Out On The Tear (61L) 40/1 85 28
8 Jan 20 Lud Ludlow 16f Sft 44yH 10-0 9/10 Mick Pastor (38L) 100/1 - 71
4
Grandee silk
Grandee
J: Nick Scholfield
T: Suzi Best
770
Age: 7
Weight: 11-6
OR: 93
Days: 70
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Jan 21 Fak Fakenham 16f Hy 3MdH 11-4 11/12 Sheldon (42L) 100/1 - 80
20 Dec 20 Fak Fakenham 20f GS 4MdH 11-0 7/11 Diocletian (42L) 33/1 - 84
8 Dec 20 Utt Uttoxeter 16f Sft 4MdH 11-7 7/12 No Risk Des Flos (37L) 14/1 - 87
11 Aug 20 Hay Haydock 14f GS 4Hc 9-6 p 8/13 Leoncavallo (16½L) 10/1 84 72
24 Jul 20 Rip Ripon 14f Gd 4Hc 9-6 p 2/5 Kensington Art (1¼L) 13/8F 84 88
12 Jul 20 Ham Hamilton 13f GS 4Hc 9-11 p 5/10 Heart Of Soul (2L) 15/2 84 87
Verdict

Several are unexposed moving in to handicaps but the vote goes to LETSBE AVENUE, who is in better form than his form figures suggest.

Verdict silk image
Letsbe Avenue

Betting Forecast:

4/1 Grandee,

9/2 Theocrat,

5/1 An Tailliur,

6/1 Troed Y Parc,

7/1 Letsbe Avenue,

10/1 Don Juan Du Gouet,

Flanagans Field,

12/1 Shadow's Girl,

14/1 Johni Boxit,

20/1 Time Is Time,

25/1 Serveontime,

33/1 Lucky Circle

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