TAUNTON
25 November 2021
Thursday 25th November

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Short Run Press - The Proper Book Binders Handicap Hurdle (Class 5) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 3f 1y
  • Going: Good
Taunton
Runners
14

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Mostly sunny

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Norley silk
D
Norley t
J: Luca Morgan 5
T: Ben Pauling
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Arrives on a hat-trick and escapes penalty for latest, easy win; should be tough to beat
-36211
Age: 6
Weight: 12-1
OR: 102
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Nov 21 Wcn Wincanton 15f Gd 5NvHcH 11-6 t 1/8 Noble Savage (8L) 100/30 103 111
28 Oct 21 Str Stratford 18.5f Gd 5HcH 11-7 t 1/9 Rebel Royal (1¾L) 11/8F 99 104
19 Oct 21 Exe Exeter 18.5f Gd 5HcH 11-4 t 2/13 Soul Icon (3L) 6/1 99 107
1 Oct 21 Hex Hexham 23.5f Gd 5HcH 11-7 t 6/12 Geonice (23L) 11/4 100 85
30 Jul 21 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 23f GS 5HcH 11-5 t1 3/8 Glendruid (6L) 9/2 100 105
14 Feb 21 Exe Exeter 18.5f Sft 4NvH 11-2 5/8 Martinhal (45L) 33/1 - 85
2
Independence silk
Independence
J: Lorcan Williams 3
T: Brian Barr
Stays well on the Flat; may have more to offer in this code now up in trip on h'cap debut
31-342
Age: 5
Weight: 11-12
OR: 99
Days: 96
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Nov 21 Kem Kempton (AW) 16f St/Slw 5Hc 9-9 4/13 Beggarman (6½L) 20/1 70 73
27 Oct 21 Kem Kempton (AW) 16f St/Slw 4Hc 9-0 3/9 Author's Dream (4¼L) 25/1 70 75
1 Oct 21 Asc Ascot 12f GS 3Nv 9-5 5/7 Bartzella (7¾L) 100/1 - 72
1 Sep 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 12f St 5Nv 9-7 3/9 Beholding (16L) 16/1 - 65
21 Aug 21 Nab Newton Abbot 17f Gd 3NvH 10-11 2/5 Chez Hans (20L) 9/2 - 100
7 Aug 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 12f St/Slw 5Md 10-0 5/9 Ocean Wave (12½L) 28/1 - 61
3
Akkapenko silk
D
Akkapenko tp
J: Conor Ring 3
T: Dai Burchell
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (0%)
Up to a career-high mark but has done well since joining this yard and can't be ruled out
5-0251
Age: 7
Weight: 11-6
OR: 93
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Nov 21 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Gd 5HcH 10-7 tp 1/11 Presentedwithwings (3¼L) 13/2 86 89
5 Oct 21 Hun Huntingdon 19.5f Gd 5HcH 11-3 tp 5/10 Soul Icon (18½L) 5/2F 87 79
24 Aug 21 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 19.5f Gd 5HcH 10-6 tp1 2/12 Calvinist (hd) 16/5F 84 89
3 Jun 21 Utt Uttoxeter 23.5f Gd 5HcH 10-8 t1 11/15 First Du Charmil (35L) 10/1 87 62
10 Apr 21 Ncs Newcastle 20.5f Gd 5HcH 11-3 5/13 Old Jewry (7¼L) 14/1 88 84
22 Mar 21 Sth Southwell 24.5f GS 5HcH 10-11 11/15 Avantgardist (49L) 22/1 90 50
4
Dellboy Trotter silk
Dellboy Trotter
J: Chris Ward 5
T: Tracey Leeson
Lightly raced 5yo who has shown ability, but isn't obviously well treated for h'cap debut
54P5
Age: 5
Weight: 11-5
OR: 92
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Nov 21 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Gd 4MdH 11-1 5/10 Jack Sharp (22L) 125/1 - 93
31 Oct 21 Lin Lingfield 19.5f Sft 4MdH 10-13 PU/9 Barony Legends () 125/1 - -
15 Oct 21 Fak Fakenham 20f Gd 4MdH 10-13 4/6 Italian Spirit (22L) 28/1 - 84
25 Sep 21 Mar Market Rasen 16.5f Gd 5NHF 10-9 5/8 Hillfinch (10½L) 16/1 - 89
5
Kendelu silk
D
Kendelu v
J: Kieren Buckley 5
T: Nigel Hawke
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Further is probably preferable but this in-form contender might not be far away
003822
Age: 6
Weight: 11-5
OR: 92
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Oct 21 Tau Taunton 24f GF 5HcH 11-3 v 2/9 Valentino (1½L) 7/2 91 95
12 Oct 21 Her Hereford 21.5f GF 5HcH 10-9 v 2/13 Hidden Depths (nse) 5/1 88 95
28 Sep 21 Sed Sedgefield 21f Gd 5NvHcCh 11-3 p 8/10 Cilluirid (37L) 9/1 93 72
17 Sep 21 Nab Newton Abbot 26.5f Gd 4HcH 10-12 p 3/6 Valentino (29L) 12/1 95 83
1 Sep 21 Utt Uttoxeter 23.5f Gd 5HcH 11-6 b 10/14 Uno Mas (39L) 10/1 99 71
9 May 21 Plu Plumpton 16f Gd 5HcH 11-7 10/13 Whitlock (27L) 22/1 100 80
6
Alramz silk
D
BF
Alramz
J: Lucy Gardner
T: Sue Gardner
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Won at Newton Abbot in June & has gone close the last twice; could be in the mix once more
165622
Age: 5
Weight: 11-3
OR: 90
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Oct 21 Nab Newton Abbot 17f Hy 5HcH 10-10 2/6 Ten Past Midnight (¾L) 10/11F 86 91
16 Oct 21 Str Stratford 18.5f Gd 5HcH 11-1 2/12 Kilchreest Moon (hd) 9/1 86 91
7 Oct 21 Exe Exeter 16.5f GF 5HcH 10-13 6/10 Sergeant (7½L) 11/1 87 86
17 Sep 21 Nab Newton Abbot 17f Gd 5HcH 10-10 5/11 Borak (16½L) 14/1 89 76
14 Jul 21 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Gd 5NvHcH 11-2 6/10 Fox's Socks (29L) 4/1 90 87
22 Jun 21 Nab Newton Abbot 18.5f Sft 5NvHcH 10-8 1/10 Richie Valentine (4¼L) 7/2J 82 87
7
Rebel Royal silk
D
Rebel Royal b
J: Mr Jack Andrews 5
T: Ben Case
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Good second to Norley at Stratford but a lesser run followed at Huntingdon
70P325
Age: 8
Weight: 11-1
OR: 88
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Nov 21 Hun Huntingdon 20.5f Gd 5HcH 11-3 b 5/11 Salley Gardens (27L) 15/2 89 74
28 Oct 21 Str Stratford 18.5f Gd 5HcH 11-2 b 2/9 Norley (1¾L) 14/1 89 90
16 Oct 21 Str Stratford 18.5f Gd 5HcH 11-2 b1 3/12 Kilchreest Moon (6¼L) 33/1 90 89
21 Sep 21 War Warwick 20f Gd 5HcCh 11-6 p PU/7 Pens Man () 14/1 97 -
1 Sep 21 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Gd 4HcH 11-4 p 11/11 Generation Gap (26L) 50/1 102 82
13 Jul 21 Sth Southwell 20.5f Gd 4HcH 11-10 t 7/8 Pinnacle Peak (62L) 40/1 107 69
8
Alberic silk
Alberic tb
J: Ben Jones
T: Philip Hobbs
4yo who showed improved form in this headgear combination last time, finishing second
6-3342
Age: 4
Weight: 10-13
OR: 87
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Nov 21 Hun Huntingdon 20.5f Gd 5HcH 10-10 tb1 2/12 Mr Yeats (3L) 7/2 85 88
20 Oct 21 Fon Fontwell 22f Sft 5HcH 10-11 tp 4/11 Black Lightning (12½L) 100/30 87 76
7 Oct 21 Wor Worcester 20f GS 4HcH 10-2 t 3/10 Jesuitique (11L) 3/1F 88 81
17 May 21 Ffo Ffos Las 20f GS 5NvHcH 10-3 tp 3/10 Beau Haze (14L) 9/1 90 77
4 Apr 21 Plu Plumpton 20.5f Gd 5HcH 10-11 tp1 6/14 O'Rahilly (19L) 7/1 92 70
26 Feb 21 War Warwick 16f Sft 44yH 10-12 t1 4/7 Cabot Cliffs (31L) 150/1 95 81
9
Whataboutwalt silk
Whataboutwalt
J: David Prichard 5
T: Claire Harris
Well beaten at big odds this autumn in his first three handicaps and he's hard to fancy
63-940
Age: 5
Weight: 10-11
OR: 84
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Nov 21 Exe Exeter 16.5f GS 5HcH 10-10 ht 11/18 Tibbie Dunbar (52L) 80/1 89 52
21 Oct 21 Nab Newton Abbot 17f Hy 5HcH 11-4 ht 4/6 Ten Past Midnight (47L) 80/1 94 52
3 Oct 21 Utt Uttoxeter 16f Gd 5HcH 11-7 ht1 9/10 Orchard Grove (72L) 40/1 98 42
3 Jan 21 Plu Plumpton 16f Sft 4NvH 11-2 h 3/9 Brown Bullet (14½L) 28/1 - 94
17 Dec 20 Exe Exeter 17f Hy 4MdH 10-7 h1 6/10 Dock Road (23L) 100/1 - 97
12 Sep 20 Fon Fontwell 17.5f Gd 4NvH 10-7 9/9 Bashful Boy (78L) 66/1 - 42
10
Poet's Reflection silk
CD
Poet's Reflection
J: Sean Houlihan 3
T: Linda Blackford
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Won over C&D in March and was just in front here last time when falling two out
414-2F
Age: 6
Weight: 10-11
OR: 84
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Oct 21 Tau Taunton 16.5f GF 5HcH 10-7 F/10 Mi Laddo () 9/2 84 86
5 May 21 Nab Newton Abbot 18.5f Gd 5HcHM 10-3 2/13 Sainte Doctor (1L) 15/2 82 84
10 Apr 21 Chp Chepstow 19.5f Gd 5NvHcH 10-9 4/11 Megaudais Speed (29L) 9/2 83 60
23 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 19f Gd 5NvHcHM 10-3 1/13 Deputy Jones (¾L) 9/1 81 79
3 Mar 21 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f GS 5HcHM 10-5 4/15 Peltwell (12½L) 20/1 82 84
15 Dec 20 Wcn Wincanton 20f Sft 5HcHM 10-7 PU/17 Kestrel Valley () 25/1 87 -
11
Masterdream silk
Masterdream tb
J: Sam Twiston-Davies
T: Neil Mulholland
Fair second at Stratford latest but he continues to edge up the weights
-71262
Age: 4
Weight: 10-10
OR: 84
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Oct 21 Str Stratford 18.5f Gd 5HcH 10-6 tb1 2/10 Dorisa Queen (4¼L) 100/30 82 82
16 Oct 21 Str Stratford 18.5f Gd 5HcH 10-10 tp 6/12 Kilchreest Moon (9½L) 5/2F 83 79
27 Sep 21 Nab Newton Abbot 18.5f Gd 5SlHcH 10-6 tp 2/14 Arty Campbell (½L) 9/2F 79 82
15 Aug 21 Les Les Landes 17f Gd MdH 11-3 tp 1/4 Dolly McQueen (10L) 6/4 - 82
26 Jul 21 Nab Newton Abbot 18.5f GF 5NvHcH 10-6 p 7/10 Gibraltarian (45L) 100/30F 81 51
22 Mar 21 Kel Kelso 21f Gd 5HcH 10-2 4/10 Eden Collonges (17½L) 8/1 84 64
12
Nachi Falls silk
D
Nachi Falls
J: Tom Buckley 5
T: Nigel Hawke
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Fair fourth here last time but has had a difficult year and others are more compelling
P06594
Age: 8
Weight: 10-5
OR: 78
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Oct 21 Tau Taunton 16.5f GF 5HcH 10-2 4/10 Mi Laddo (12½L) 11/1 81 75
19 Oct 21 Exe Exeter 18.5f Gd 5HcH 10-0 9/13 Soul Icon (39L) 14/1 81 56
14 Aug 21 Mar Market Rasen 18.5f Gd 5HcH 9-12 v 5/11 Near Kettering (10½L) 9/1 82 78
15 Jul 21 Wor Worcester 20f Gd 5HcH 10-8 v 6/14 No Worries (22L) 28/1 86 72
30 Jun 21 Wor Worcester 20f Gd 5HcH 11-3 11/14 Coral (36L) 20/1 91 63
30 May 21 Fon Fontwell 17.5f GF 5HcH 11-1 v PU/15 Mawlood () 16/1 94 -
13
Eairsidh silk
Eairsidh
J: David Noonan
T: Ali Stronge
Makes handicap debut off basement mark but well beaten thus far and improvement is needed
05-87
Age: 6
Weight: 10-2
OR: 75
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Oct 21 Chp Chepstow 19.5f Gd 4MdH 11-4 7/14 Stage Star (60L) 150/1 - 72
1 May 21 Utt Uttoxeter 16f Gd 4MdH 11-4 8/14 Thomas Kershaw (32L) 150/1 - 75
3 Apr 21 Nab Newton Abbot 18.5f Gd 4MdH 11-2 5/8 Dorking Lad (30L) 125/1 - 68
13 Dec 20 Sth Southwell 16f Sft 5NHF 11-0 11/12 Fame And Concrete (65L) 50/1 - 53
14
Serveontime silk
Serveontime tp
J: Alan Johns
T: Helen Nelmes
Longstanding maiden but his May third of 15 gives him an each-way squeak
3/7-36
Age: 10
Weight: 10-2
OR: 75
Days: 156
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Jun 21 Nab Newton Abbot 18.5f Sft 5NvHcH 10-3 tp 6/10 Alramz (32L) 10/1 77 50
30 May 21 Fon Fontwell 17.5f GF 5HcH 9-9 tp 3/15 Mawlood (4¾L) 33/1 79 75
8 Apr 21 Tau Taunton 16.5f GF 5HcH 10-7 p 7/11 Theocrat (25L) 14/1 80 64
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
Verdict

It's hard to look beyond the unpenalised NORLEY (nap), who is due to be 12lb higher in future handicaps having bolted up last Thursday.

Verdict silk image
Norley

Betting Forecast:

5/4 Norley,

8/1 Akkapenko,

Alberic,

Poet's Reflection,

9/1 Alramz,

10/1 Independence,

Kendelu,

12/1 Masterdream,

16/1 Rebel Royal,

20/1 Nachi Falls,

33/1 Dellboy Trotter,

Eairsidh,

Serveontime,

100/1 Whataboutwalt

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