AINTREE
4 December 2021
Saturday 4th December

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Unibet - 2021 Horserace Betting Operator Of The Year Handicap Hurdle (GBB Race) (Class 2) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV4
  • Distance: 2m 4f
  • Going: Soft
Aintree
Runners
13

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Rain

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Ballyandy silk
D
Ballyandy
J: Finn Lambert 10
T: Nigel Twiston-Davies
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 6 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (25%)
Well beaten on both runs this season but on good ground; down to an attractive mark
339-00
Age: 10
Weight: 11-12
OR: 140
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Gd HcHG3 11-11 14/19 West Cork (23L) 33/1 146 131
16 Oct 21 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Gd 2HcH 11-10 10/12 Glory And Fortune (25L) 10/1 151 136
8 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 20f GS HG1 11-7 9/11 Abacadabras (54L) 50/1 154 123
23 Jan 21 Hay Haydock 15.5f Hy HG2 11-10 3/3 Navajo Pass (18½L) 5/2 157 144
26 Dec 20 Kem Kempton 16f GS HG1 11-7 3/5 Silver Streak (15L) 16/1 157 151
12 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 17f Sft HG2 11-6 3/10 Song For Someone (2¾L) 14/1 157 157
2
Elvis Mail silk
Elvis Mail
J: Conor O'Farrell
T: N W Alexander
On a handy mark on his best chase form and no surprise to see a big run
422F-5
Age: 7
Weight: 11-10
OR: 138
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Nov 21 Crl Carlisle 16f GS 2Ch 11-6 5/6 War Lord (9¾L) 20/1 145 147
10 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 16f GS NvChG1 11-4 F/5 Shishkin () 18/1 146 136
21 Mar 21 Crl Carlisle 16f Sft 3NvCh 11-3 2/3 One For Rosie (1½L) 13/8 146 150
19 Feb 21 Kel Kelso 17f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-8 2/6 Eclair D'Ainay (2¾L) 11/4 143 152
19 Dec 20 Hay Haydock 16.5f Hy 3NvCh 11-4 4/5 Cheddleton (8½L) 11/4 144 146
11 Nov 20 Ayr Ayr 16.5f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-10 h 1/4 Seemorelights (2L) 9/4 137 150
3
Midnight River silk
D
BF
w2
Midnight River
J: Bridget Andrews
T: Dan Skelton
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
w2
Wind Op - Second run after wind operation
Distance Specialist - 3 wins from 4 starts at this distance (75%)
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 13 wins from 53 in the last 14 days (25%)
Won three novice hurdles last season and has potential off this mark for top yard
141F-F
Age: 6
Weight: 11-10
OR: 138
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Nov 21 Crl Carlisle 20f GS 3NvHcCh 11-8 F/5 Emir Sacree () 10/11F 141 -
9 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 24.5f GS NvHG1 11-4 F/12 Ahoy Senor () 4/1 141 144
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) 5/1 135 137
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
5
Albert's Back silk
Albert's Back
J: Gavin Sheehan
T: Michael & David Easterby
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
On a handy mark based on his late-2020 form, but has to leave comeback run miles behind
/11F-6
Age: 7
Weight: 11-6
OR: 134
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 21 Crl Carlisle 20f Sft 2HcH 11-4 6/9 Bass Rock (41L) 18/1 137 106
17 Feb 21 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Sft 2HcH 11-4 F/9 Nightboattoclyro () 4/1 141 -
19 Dec 20 Hay Haydock 19f Hy 2HcH 11-4 1/8 Mcgowan's Pass (8L) 9/1 133 143
14 Nov 20 Wet Wetherby 16f Sft 3HcH 11-7 1/9 Haafapiece (3¾L) 4/1 128 137
29 Feb 20 Kel Kelso 17f Hy 3NvHcCh 11-8 5/8 Protek Des Flos (27L) 8/1 132 115
13 Feb 20 Lei Leicester 16f Hy 3NvHcCh 11-1 2/4 First Flow (17L) 12/1 134 134
6
Kateson silk
CD
D
Kateson
J: Nick Scholfield
T: Alastair Ralph
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Likes it here and runs off the same mark as when winning this last year; no headgear today
1305-8
Age: 8
Weight: 11-6
OR: 134
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Nov 21 Ain Aintree 20f GS 3NvHcCh 11-8 tp 8/9 Linelee King (35L) 8/1 135 112
9 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 20f GS HcHG3 11-0 tp 5/22 Tronador (6L) 25/1 138 140
20 Feb 21 Asc Ascot 19.5f Sft 2HcH 11-1 tp 10/15 Shannon Bridge (45L) 12/1 139 100
23 Jan 21 Asc Ascot 19.5f Sft HcHG3 11-4 tp 3/12 Craigneiche (10½L) 11/1 139 140
5 Dec 20 Ain Aintree 20f Sft 2HcH 11-1 tp1 1/11 Eternally Yours (nse) 5/1 134 139
5 Nov 20 Nby Newbury 24f Gd 2HcH 11-6 t 8/12 Dell' Arca (17½L) 17/2 135 122
7
Straw Fan Jack silk
C
D
Straw Fan Jack
J: Aidan Coleman
T: Sheila Lewis
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Midfield in the Greatwood but this course winner is not written off now back down in grade
126-20
Age: 6
Weight: 11-5
OR: 133
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Gd HcHG3 10-10 11/19 West Cork (15½L) 16/1 134 129
23 Oct 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Gd 3HcH 11-12 2/12 Samba Dancer (hd) 8/1 132 134
10 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 20f GS NvHG1 11-4 6/12 My Drogo (47L) 40/1 134 110
20 Mar 21 Kem Kempton 16f Gd 4NvH 11-9 2/6 Pasvolsky (1½L) 2/1J 138 135
5 Dec 20 Ain Aintree 17f Sft 3NvH 11-4 1/6 Dargiannini (30L) 15/2 123 137
31 Oct 20 Asc Ascot 19.5f GS 4NvHcH 11-11 2/11 Fifty Ball (hd) 10/1 118 125
8
Martinhal silk
Martinhal t
J: Tom Scudamore
T: David Pipe
Going Specialist - 3 wins from 4 starts on this ground (75%)
Tailed off at Cheltenham Festival but this unexposed 6yo looked one to follow previously
44110-
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 132
Days: 260
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f GS 2HcH 11-0 t 17/22 Galopin Des Champs (68L) 18/1 133 81
14 Feb 21 Exe Exeter 18.5f Sft 4NvH 11-8 t 1/8 Solwara One (hd) 4/1 123 132
10 Jan 21 Exe Exeter 17f Sft 4MdH 11-5 t 1/8 Karl Philippe (½L) 100/30 116 117
8 Nov 20 Ffo Ffos Las 20f Sft 4MdH 10-12 t1 4/10 Sending Love (19L) 5/2 - 108
14 Oct 20 Wet Wetherby 19.5f GS 4NvH 10-12 4/11 Valleres (18L) 4/1 - 107
1 Mar 20 Hun Huntingdon 16f Sft 5NHF 11-2 1/7 Gumbo Flyer (3L) 6/5F - 120
9
Storm Nelson silk
D
Storm Nelson t
J: Henry Brooke
T: Sandy Thomson
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
3-3 for yard; has shot up the weights but has had bundles in hand each time
3/111-
Age: 8
Weight: 11-0
OR: 128
Days: 245
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Apr 21 Crl Carlisle 25f GS 3HcH 11-11 t 1/9 Bali Body (11L) 8/15F 117 130
28 Mar 21 Crl Carlisle 25f Sft 3HcH 10-13 t 1/5 Ashfield Paddy (11L) 11/10F 110 123
1 Mar 21 Ayr Ayr 20.5f Sft 5HcH 11-9 t1 1/11 First Class Return (9½L) 11/4J 99 119
28 Jan 20 Ncs Newcastle 22f Sft 5HcH 11-12 3/9 Ladronne (½L) 17/2 100 103
2 Jan 20 Ayr Ayr 24.5f Sft 4HcH 11-1 PU/12 Kalaharry () 18/1 102 -
29 Oct 18 Ayr Ayr 24.5f Gd 5HcH 11-11 1/11 Strong Resemblance (2L) 14/1 99 105
10
Tamar Bridge silk
D
Tamar Bridge
J: A P Heskin
T: Olly Murphy
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts at this distance (67%)
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 3 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (30%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 8 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (36%)
Has won three of his four races and this opening mark may well underestimate him
131-1
Age: 6
Weight: 11-0
OR: 128
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Oct 21 Wet Wetherby 19.5f GS 3NvH 11-4 1/8 Storm Of Light (13L) 11/10F 128 134
13 Mar 21 Ayr Ayr 20.5f Hy 4NvH 11-2 1/2 Bass Rock (8½L) 4/11F - 133
17 Feb 21 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Sft 4NvH 11-2 3/14 Ballybegg (4L) 7/2 - 125
2 Dec 20 Hay Haydock 15.5f Hy 4NHF 11-7 1/5 Parramount (1¼L) 4/1 - 112
11
Winningseverything silk
D
w2
Winningseverything t 1
J: Jonathan Burke
T: Harry Fry
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
w2
Wind Op - Second run after wind operation
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 6 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (29%)
Solid fourths the last twice but form has to go to the next level in this hotter race
/F7-44
Age: 7
Weight: 11-0
OR: 128
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Oct 21 Ain Aintree 20f Gd 2HcH 11-0 4/7 Mackelduff (4¼L) 7/2 129 129
10 May 21 Ffo Ffos Las 24f GS 3HcH 11-12 4/12 Geordie Des Champs (7¾L) 8/1 130 129
20 Mar 21 Utt Uttoxeter 20f GS 2HcH 11-1 7/9 Wilde About Oscar (27L) 14/1 135 113
27 Oct 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 17.5f Sft 4Ch 11-0 F/5 Good Boy Bobby () 2/1 135 127
5 Dec 19 Mar Market Rasen 20.5f Sft 4NvH 11-4 1/10 Smith's Bay (11L) 1/4F - 128
24 Oct 19 Sth Southwell 20.5f Sft 4MdH 11-0 1/9 Blackfinch (5L) 5/2 - 130
13
Pounding Poet silk
D
BF
Pounding Poet
J: Robert Dunne
T: Tom Lacey
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Won first two h'caps and reappeared with good C&D second; could have plenty more to offer
941-12
Age: 5
Weight: 10-11
OR: 125
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Oct 21 Ain Aintree 20f Gd 2HcH 10-12 2/7 Mackelduff (3¼L) 3/1F 124 126
8 May 21 War Warwick 21f Sft 4HcH 11-13 1/10 I'm A Starman (¾L) 11/4 116 127
22 Mar 21 Sth Southwell 20.5f GS 4HcH 11-12 1/13 Desert De Bruyere (½L) 9/1 110 118
27 Dec 20 Wet Wetherby 16f Hy 4NvH 10-12 4/8 Lunar Sovereign (13½L) 33/1 - 109
24 Nov 20 Sth Southwell 16f GS 4MdH 10-12 9/13 Get Your Own (28L) 20/1 - 85
30 Oct 20 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Sft 4NvH 10-12 6/10 The Cob (34L) 7/1 - 82
14
Canford Light silk
Canford Light
J: Isabel Williams 5
T: Evan Williams
Makes handicap debut having won the last twice but isn't obviously well treated
211
Age: 4
Weight: 10-7
OR: 121
Days: 59
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Oct 21 Lud Ludlow 21.5f Gd 4NvH 10-12 1/3 Family Pot (2½L) 1/10F 121 104
16 Jul 21 Klb Kilbeggan 16f Gd MdH 10-12 1/14 Mind Your Money (6L) 6/4 - 114
29 May 21 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Sft MdH 11-1 2/23 Persia (2¼L) 22/1 - 114
4 May 21 Gow Gowran Park 9.5f Sft Hc 8-9 14/16 Bell Ex One (37L) 6/1 52 -
24 Apr 21 Lim Limerick 11.5f Gd Hc 9-3 6/16 Rodney Bay (3¼L) 5/1 52 54
31 Aug 20 Ros Roscommon 11.5f Y/Sft 3yHc 9-3 8/14 Paso Doble (11L) 5/2F 57 50
15
Aurora Thunder silk
D
Aurora Thunder
J: Derek Fox
T: Lucinda Russell
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 5 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (28%)
Consistent in defeat in handicap hurdles but may find today's company too competitive
32-342
Age: 7
Weight: 10-5
OR: 119
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Oct 21 Mus Musselburgh 24f Sft 3HcH 10-12 2/7 Morraman (4L) 11/2 119 119
3 Oct 21 Kel Kelso 23.5f Gd 4NvHcCh 11-12 4/4 Do Not Disturb (12½L) 7/4J 119 119
15 Sep 21 Kel Kelso 21f Gd 2HcH 11-0 3/8 Iolani (6L) 8/1 120 116
16 Apr 21 Ayr Ayr 24.5f Gd 2HcHM 10-4 2/9 Didonato (½L) 11/2 116 122
26 Mar 21 Mus Musselburgh 20f GS 2HcHM 11-8 3/11 Island Mahee (9L) 18/1 117 115
16 Feb 21 Crl Carlisle 19.5f Hy 4HcH 11-7 6/12 Apple Rock (11½L) 20/1 118 106
4
Carys' Commodity silk
D
w2
Carys' Commodity p
J: Jonjo O'Neill Jr
T: Jonjo O'Neill
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
w2
Wind Op - Second run after wind operation
4114-F
Age: 6
Weight: 11-8
OR: 136
Days: 37
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Oct 21 Str Stratford 19.5f Gd 3HcCh 11-6 p F/7 Kap Auteuil () 18/1 134 139
11 Dec 20 Don Doncaster 19.5f GS 3HcH 11-12 p 4/8 Ecco (38L) 11/2 136 110
19 Nov 20 Wcn Wincanton 20f GS 3HcH 11-12 p 1/13 And The New (1L) 7/2F 132 135
16 Oct 20 Fak Fakenham 20f Gd 4HcH 11-12 p 1/13 Xcitations (14L) 4/1F 120 131
23 Aug 20 Crt Cartmel 25.5f Sft 4HcH 12-0 p 4/7 Top Billing (12½L) 7/2 122 112
31 Jan 20 Cat Catterick 19.5f Sft 4MdH 11-4 p1 1/12 Mandalayan (4¼L) 17/2 - 119
12
Highway One O Two silk
Highway One O Two h
J: Daryl Jacob
T: Chris Gordon
02-755
Age: 6
Weight: 10-13
OR: 127
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Nov 21 Asc Ascot 15.5f Gd 2HcH 11-2 h 5/9 Captain Morgs (15L) 11/2 130 124
30 Oct 21 Asc Ascot 15.5f Sft HcHL 11-0 h 5/14 Soaring Glory (7¾L) 16/1 132 131
9 Oct 21 Chp Chepstow 16f Gd 2HcH 10-13 h 7/9 Masters Legacy (22L) 11/1 137 124
6 Mar 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f Gd 3HcH 11-9 h 2/10 Millers Bank (10L) 18/1 137 137
21 Feb 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS HcHG3 11-1 h 18/23 Soaring Glory (40L) 66/1 141 115
2 Jan 21 San Sandown 16f Hy 2HcH 11-12 h 6/9 Guard Your Dreams (42L) 11/1 145 107
Verdict

Handicap newcomer TAMAR BRIDGE (nap) could be quite a bit better than his opening mark and he is the pick ahead of Pounding Poet.

Verdict silk image
Tamar Bridge

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Tamar Bridge,

6/1 Midnight River,

Pounding Poet,

10/1 Carys' Commodity,

Kateson,

11/1 Winningseverything,

12/1 Martinhal,

14/1 Elvis Mail,

Storm Nelson,

16/1 Ballyandy,

Albert's Back,

18/1 Straw Fan Jack,

Canford Light,

20/1 Highway One O Two,

25/1 Aurora Thunder

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