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Betfair Fighting Fifth Hurdle (Grade 1) (GBB Race) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 2m 46y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Newcastle
Runners
6

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Rain

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Monmiral silk
D
Monmiral
J: Sean Bowen
T: Paul Nicholls
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 4 wins from 4 starts at this distance (100%)
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 6 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (25%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 11 wins from 41 in the last 14 days (27%)
Unbeaten and very exciting having won Grade 1 4yo hurdle at Aintree in April last time out
/1111-
Age: 4
Weight: 11-7
OR: 153
Days: 233
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 17f GS 4yHG1 11-0 1/6 Adagio (7½L) 10/11F 147 151
20 Feb 21 Hay Haydock 15.5f Sft 24yH 11-6 1/4 Nassalam (7½L) EvensF 143 148
12 Dec 20 Don Doncaster 16.5f GS 3yHG2 11-3 1/5 Gold Desert (11L) 1/2F 137 134
22 Nov 20 Exe Exeter 17f Sft 43yH 11-4 1/9 Honneur D'Ajonc (5½L) 11/8F - 120
14 Mar 20 Aut Auteuil 15f Hy 3yH 10-6 1/15 Hell Red (2½L) 139/10 - 120
2
Not So Sleepy silk
D
Not So Sleepy
J: Jonathan Burke
T: Hughie Morrison
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Respectable in mid-division in Grade 1s in the spring but again looks vulnerable today
/U157-
Age: 9
Weight: 11-7
OR: 152
Days: 233
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Oct 21 Don Doncaster 14.5f Sft 2Hc 10-0 2/7 Postileo (1½L) 5/1 99 105
7 May 21 Chs Chester 18.5f GS 2Hc 9-6 7/16 Falcon Eight (4L) 7/1J 100 104
8 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 20f GS HG1 11-7 7/11 Abacadabras (9¾L) 20/1 155 149
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft HG1 11-10 5/10 Honeysuckle (13L) 125/1 149 159
19 Dec 20 Asc Ascot 15.5f Hy HcHG3 11-6 1/17 Buzz (1¾L) 20/1 142 149
28 Nov 20 Ncs Newcastle 16f Gd HG1 11-7 UR/6 Epatante () 22/1 142 -
3
Sceau Royal silk
D
Sceau Royal
J: Daryl Jacob
T: Alan King
D
16 x Distance Winner - Won 16 times before at this distance
Going Specialist - 4 wins from 5 starts on this ground (80%)
No match for Epatante when 2nd last year but has impressed the last twice; not ruled out
153-11
Age: 9
Weight: 11-7
OR: 158
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Nov 21 Wcn Wincanton 15f Gd HG2 11-6 1/6 Teqany (5½L) 4/5F 158 160
17 Oct 21 Kem Kempton 16f Gd HL 11-6 1/4 Silver Streak (3½L) 7/4 157 159
24 Apr 21 San Sandown 15.5f Gd ChG1 11-7 3/7 Greaneteen (16L) 3/1 163 157
17 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16f GS ChG1 11-10 5/9 Put The Kettle On (3¾L) 16/1 163 168
21 Feb 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS ChG2 11-0 1/6 Champ (2L) 3/1F 163 168
27 Dec 20 Kem Kempton 16f Sft ChG2 11-0 F/6 Nube Negra () 9/2 163 -
4
Silver Streak silk
D
BF
Silver Streak
J: Adam Wedge
T: Evan Williams
D
8 x Distance Winner - Won 8 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Below par on return but may have needed it; firmly in calculations on Christmas Hurdle win
2166-2
Age: 8
Weight: 11-7
OR: 158
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Oct 21 Kem Kempton 16f Gd HL 11-6 2/4 Sceau Royal (3½L) 4/6F 161 155
8 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 20f GS HG1 11-7 6/11 Abacadabras (8¼L) 14/1 163 151
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft HG1 11-10 6/10 Honeysuckle (14½L) 22/1 163 157
26 Dec 20 Kem Kempton 16f GS HG1 11-7 1/5 Epatante (6½L) 13/2 158 164
12 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 17f Sft HG2 11-4 2/10 Song For Someone (nse) 10/1 158 158
28 Nov 20 Ncs Newcastle 16f Gd HG1 11-7 CO/6 Epatante () 6/1 158 -
5
Voix Du Reve silk
D
Voix Du Reve v 1
J: Conor O'Farrell
T: Iain Jardine
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
12l last of four finishers in this last season and he is up against it once more
203-07
Age: 9
Weight: 11-7
OR: 140
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Oct 21 Chl Cheltenham 16f Gd 2HcCh 11-2 p 7/7 Before Midnight (30L) 10/1 149 130
29 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Y HcCh 11-3 p 11/19 Sully D'Oc AA (48L) 20/1 149 111
16 Apr 21 Ayr Ayr 20.5f Gd HcChL 11-12 p 3/6 Nietzsche (3½L) 22/1 156 154
6 Mar 21 Kel Kelso 16f GS 2HcH 11-4 p 10/14 The Shunter (49L) 28/1 149 113
6 Feb 21 Mus Musselburgh 15.5f Sft 2HcH 11-12 p 2/10 Christopher Wood (3¼L) 18/1 146 150
1 Jan 21 Mus Musselburgh 15.5f Sft 2HcH 11-12 p 2/7 Blakeney Point (nk) 20/1 145 147
6
Epatante silk
CD
D
Epatante
J: Aidan Coleman
T: Nicky Henderson
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
6 x Distance Winner - Won 6 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 6 wins from 10 starts at this distance (60%)
Won Champion Hurdle in 2020 and this; chinks in armour since; had back op since last seen
/123-3
Age: 7
Weight: 11-0
OR: 154
Days: 211
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Y HG1 11-7 3/8 Honeysuckle (12½L) 9/2 158 152
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft HG1 11-3 3/10 Honeysuckle (9½L) 4/1 161 158
26 Dec 20 Kem Kempton 16f GS HG1 11-0 2/5 Silver Streak (6½L) 1/5F 162 154
28 Nov 20 Ncs Newcastle 16f Gd HG1 11-0 1/6 Sceau Royal (4¼L) 8/11F 162 154
10 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft HG1 11-3 1/17 Sharjah (3L) 2/1F 159 163
26 Dec 19 Kem Kempton 16f Sft HG1 11-0 1/10 Silver Streak (5L) 2/1J 150 158
Verdict

Epatante wasn't at her very best after winning this last year and preference is for her Christmas Hurdle conqueror SILVER STREAK.

Betting Forecast:

5/4 Epatante,

2/1 Monmiral,

9/2 Sceau Royal,

8/1 Silver Streak,

12/1 Not So Sleepy,

150/1 Voix Du Reve

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