CHELTENHAM
1 January 2022
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Paddy Power Handicap Hurdle (GBB Race) (Class 2) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 2m 7f 213y
  • Going: Soft
Cheltenham
Runners
14

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Cracking Smart silk
D
Cracking Smart vp 1
J: Cillin Leonard 5
T: Sophie Leech
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Fourth in the Coral Cup here (2m5f, soft) in March 2020 off 8lb higher; out of form since
00-0P6
Age: 10
Weight: 11-12
OR: 145
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Dec 21 Cag Cagnes-Sur-Mer 17.5f Hy H 10-8 tp 6/9 Eyes Groom (17L) 16/1 - 107
29 Oct 21 Aut Auteuil 18f Hy H 10-12 tp PU/12 Blasimon () 72/1 - -
30 Jul 21 Gal Galway 23f Gd HcH 11-3 tb 18/19 Jazzaway (104L) 125/1 150 58
28 Dec 20 Leo Leopardstown 24f Sft HcH 11-10 tb 14/20 Dandy Mag (38L) 80/1 152 125
5 Dec 20 Nav Navan 24.5f Sft HcH 11-3 tp 15/20 Flooring Porter (78L) 66/1 154 94
29 Nov 20 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Sft HG1 11-12 tb 5/6 Honeysuckle (25L) 50/1 154 133
2
Stoney Mountain silk
D
Stoney Mountain
J: Gavin Sheehan
T: Jamie Snowden
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
In-form contender but he may find one or two of these better handicapped
37-P14
Age: 9
Weight: 11-8
OR: 141
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Nov 21 Hay Haydock 24.5f Gd HcHG3 11-5 4/12 Dans Le Vent (12L) 22/1 142 138
4 Nov 21 Nby Newbury 24f Gd 2HcH 11-6 1/10 Didtheyleaveuoutto (¾L) 16/1 138 142
18 May 21 Hun Huntingdon 25f Gd 3HcH 11-12 PU/6 Coeur Serein () 100/30 138 -
10 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 24.5f GS HcHG3 11-3 7/19 Hometown Boy (25L) 33/1 140 123
2 Dec 20 Lud Ludlow 24f GS 3Ch 11-4 3/4 Golan Fortune (31L) 9/4C 142 116
12 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 24f Sft HcHG3 11-2 9/24 Sire Du Berlais (21L) 25/1 142 133
3
Ask Dillon silk
CD
Ask Dillon
J: Liam Harrison 3
T: Fergal O'Brien
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
3rd to Kansas City Chief here latest was his best show this term; needs to build on that
1-4603
Age: 9
Weight: 11-8
OR: 141
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Dec 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS 2HcH 11-3 3/9 Kansas City Chief (5¾L) 18/1 142 140
20 Nov 21 Hay Haydock 24.5f Gd HcHG3 11-0 p 11/12 Dans Le Vent (27L) 25/1 144 125
30 Oct 21 Wet Wetherby 24f GS HG2 11-0 p 6/8 Indefatigable (19L) 28/1 146 138
8 Oct 21 Chp Chepstow 23.5f Gd 2NvCh 11-2 p 4/4 Does He Know (29L) 11/4 148 126
14 Apr 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f Gd 2HcH 11-5 p 1/12 Storm Goddess (1¾L) 5/1 144 147
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS HcHG3 10-12 p 6/22 Mrs Milner (7½L) 28/1 144 144
4
Dolphin Square silk
D
Dolphin Square p
J: Mr David Maxwell 3
T: Philip Hobbs
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Narrow win at Newbury (3m) latest; 5lb higher mark demands a career best but he's reliable
5-1221
Age: 8
Weight: 11-6
OR: 139
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Nov 21 Nby Newbury 24f GS 2HcH 11-1 p 1/14 Flemcara (nk) 6/1 134 138
9 Nov 21 Lin Lingfield 23f GS 3HcH 11-8 p 2/7 Khan (½L) 5/1 134 136
18 May 21 Hun Huntingdon 23.5f Gd 6NvHntCh 12-2 p 2/8 Green Winter (1L) 1/2F 132 128
5 May 21 Kel Kelso 21.5f Gd 5NvHntCh 11-12 p 1/3 Right Of Reply (32L) 30/100F 132 134
26 Feb 21 Exe Exeter 24.5f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-6 p1 5/6 Earth Moor (38L) 5/1 137 113
19 Jan 21 Exe Exeter 24.5f Sft 3NvCh 10-12 2/5 Full Back (6½L) 11/4 139 128
5
Botox Has silk
C
Botox Has p
J: Jamie Moore
T: Gary Moore
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 7 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (28%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 7 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (29%)
Marked step up in trip when runner-up to Kansas City Chief over C&D (good to soft) latest
6P-F82
Age: 6
Weight: 11-6
OR: 139
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Dec 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS 2HcH 10-11 p1 2/9 Kansas City Chief (1¼L) 4/1 136 139
14 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Gd HcHG3 11-0 8/19 West Cork (12½L) 12/1 140 136
18 Oct 21 Plu Plumpton 20f Gd 3NvCh 11-2 F/3 Up The Straight () 5/6F 140 -
17 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 21f GS HcHG3 10-13 PU/26 Heaven Help Us () 17/2 142 -
23 Jan 21 Asc Ascot 19.5f Sft HcHG3 11-9 6/12 Craigneiche (16½L) 10/1 144 140
19 Dec 20 Asc Ascot 15.5f Hy HcHG3 11-10 12/17 Not So Sleepy (31L) 16/1 146 120
6
Pileon silk
D
Pileon
J: Ben Jones
T: Philip Hobbs
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Asserted by 5l on the run-in at Sandown (2m7f) last time; back up 6lb but needs respect
P8-041
Age: 8
Weight: 11-4
OR: 137
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Dec 21 San Sandown 23.5f GS 2HcH 10-8 1/12 The Cob (5L) 5/2F 131 137
6 Nov 21 Ain Aintree 24.5f GS 2HcH 10-9 4/11 Koshari (2¼L) 17/2 132 133
14 May 21 Ain Aintree 20f Gd 2HcH 11-8 12/12 Proschema (42L) 22/1 137 96
14 Apr 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Gd 2HcH 11-12 b1 8/12 Proschema (17½L) 22/1 140 133
20 Feb 21 Asc Ascot 19.5f Sft 2HcH 11-5 PU/15 Shannon Bridge () 16/1 143 -
23 Nov 20 Lud Ludlow 20f GS 4Ch 11-2 p1 PU/6 House Island () 6/4 142 -
7
The Mighty Don silk
C
D
The Mighty Don
J: James Davies
T: Nick Gifford
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has a good mark but he's a rare winner; this is a rare start these days over hurdles
65-927
Age: 10
Weight: 11-3
OR: 136
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 21 San Sandown 29f GS 2HcCh 11-4 7/10 Highland Hunter (33L) 12/1 137 113
14 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 27.5f Gd HcChG3 10-1 2/5 Yala Enki (1¼L) 5/2J 137 146
9 Oct 21 Chp Chepstow 23.5f Gd 2HcCh 10-13 9/13 Chirico Vallis (55L) 11/1 141 101
14 Apr 21 Chl Cheltenham 26f Gd 2HcCh 11-2 5/9 Domaine De L'Isle (8L) 5/1 140 144
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 30f GS NvChG2 11-6 6/12 Galvin (25L) 40/1 140 137
11 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 18f St/Slw 4NHF 11-4 11/12 Young Lieutenant (9½L) 18/1 - 111
8
Spiritofthegames silk
Spiritofthegames p
J: Harry Skelton
T: Dan Skelton
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 5 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (26%)
Showed in 2021 that he stays 3m and this is his lowest mark since January 2018
83-49P
Age: 10
Weight: 11-2
OR: 135
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Nov 21 Ncs Newcastle 23.5f GS HcChL 10-9 p PU/12 Aye Right () 8/1 141 -
13 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 20f Gd HcChG3 11-2 p 9/19 Midnight Shadow (7L) 33/1 144 146
4 Nov 21 Nby Newbury 24f Gd 2HcH 11-7 4/10 Stoney Mountain (5¾L) 8/1 139 138
10 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 25f GS HcChG3 11-2 p 3/13 Happygolucky (5L) 7/1 144 152
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS HcHG3 11-2 8/22 Mrs Milner (10½L) 18/1 141 141
25 Feb 21 Chp Chepstow 23.5f Sft 2HcH 11-5 2/6 Blackjack Kentucky (1L) 5/1 139 139
9
Tamar Bridge silk
Tamar Bridge
J: A P Heskin
T: Olly Murphy
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Won last three of his four hurdle races, latest on handicap debut at Aintree (2m4f, soft)
131-11
Age: 7
Weight: 11-1
OR: 134
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 21 Ain Aintree 20f Sft 2HcH 11-0 1/13 Pounding Poet (shd) 2/1F 128 136
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 - 135
17 Feb 21 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Sft 4NvH 11-2 3/14 Ballybegg (4L) 7/2 - 123
2 Dec 20 Hay Haydock 15.5f Hy 4NHF 11-7 1/5 Parramount (1¼L) 4/1 - 112
10
My Bobby Dazzler silk
D
My Bobby Dazzler
J: Alex Edwards 3
T: Mel Rowley
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Up to 3m at Aintree (soft) last time and won by 21l; has 14lb higher mark but considered
-11741
Age: 7
Weight: 10-13
OR: 132
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 21 Ain Aintree 24.5f Sft 4NvHcH 11-9 1/11 Landofsmiles (21L) 7/2J 118 130
12 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 21f Gd 3HcH 11-0 4/20 Art Approval (11½L) 25/1 118 116
30 Oct 21 Asc Ascot 19.5f Sft 4NvHcH 11-12 7/8 Lossiemouth (10½L) 11/2 118 112
11 Jun 21 Ain Aintree 20f Gd 4HcH 11-8 1/10 Your Band (nk) 7/2 114 119
14 May 21 Ain Aintree 20f Gd 4MdH 11-1 1/4 Kimmins (2¼L) 11/10 - 111
12 Apr 21 Hun Huntingdon 16f Gd 4NvH 10-11 4/11 Grisbi De Berce (9¾L) 28/1 - 111
11
Whatsupwithyou silk
Whatsupwithyou
J: Kielan Woods
T: Ben Pauling
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 4 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (27%)
Unraced beyond 2m5f under rules but his Fontwell third suggests it may be worth exploring
540-63
Age: 8
Weight: 10-11
OR: 130
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Dec 21 Fon Fontwell 21.5f Sft 3HcCh 11-4 3/8 Kap Auteuil (7½L) 4/1 129 129
30 Oct 21 Asc Ascot 19f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-1 6/7 Nassalam (26L) 13/2 133 116
9 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 20f GS HcHG3 10-7 10/22 Tronador (14½L) 14/1 136 130
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f GS 2HcH 11-3 4/22 Galopin Des Champs (12L) 33/1 136 134
26 Dec 20 Kem Kempton 21f GS 3HcH 11-4 5/15 Monte Cristo (19L) 15/2 137 132
14 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 21f Sft 3HcH 11-0 2/9 Stimulating Song (2¾L) 9/2 132 136
12
Kansas City Chief silk
CD
C
D
Kansas City Chief p
J: Miss Victoria Malzard 7
T: Neil Mulholland
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Veteran who won here under his now regular rider Victoria Malzard in October and December
9-5131
Age: 13
Weight: 10-10
OR: 129
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Dec 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS 2HcH 9-7 p 1/9 Botox Has (1¼L) 9/1 125 128
13 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f Gd HcHL 9-12 p 3/9 Sporting John (2¾L) 7/1 125 126
23 Oct 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f Gd 2HcH 9-13 p 1/14 Born Patriot (3L) 20/1 120 125
27 Sep 21 Les Les Landes 20f Gd HcH 11-12 5/5 Molliana (25L) 13/2 - 88
3 Apr 21 Hay Haydock 24.5f Gd 2HcH 11-3 p 9/15 Small Present (19½L) 22/1 126 115
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS HcHG3 9-10 p UR/22 Mrs Milner () 28/1 126 -
13
Art Approval silk
C
Art Approval
J: Paddy Brennan
T: Fergal O'Brien
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
2m5f win here latest; should stay beyond that and has won on heavy, albeit at 4-11; up 8lb
711-41
Age: 6
Weight: 10-9
OR: 128
Days: 50
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 21f Gd 3HcH 10-11 1/20 Paricolor (2¾L) 100/30 120 130
22 Oct 21 Chl Cheltenham 20f Gd 3HcH 10-7 4/12 Guard Your Dreams (10L) 9/2 121 123
6 Apr 21 Exe Exeter 17f GF 3HcH 11-5 1/5 Paseo (2¼L) 10/11F 118 120
16 Jan 21 Mar Market Rasen 18.5f Hy 4NvH 10-13 1/6 Grand Lord (7L) 4/11F 118 116
13 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f GS 3NvHcH 11-5 7/17 Lively Citizen (4¼L) 15/2 118 118
23 Oct 20 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Gd 3MdH 11-0 2/6 Faivoir (5½L) 9/1 - 116
14
Sirobbie silk
D
Sirobbie
J: Brendan Powell
T: David Bridgwater
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Creditable 3rd (hurdle and chase) in two of his three starts for new yard, all at about 3m
30-393
Age: 8
Weight: 10-5
OR: 124
Days: 58
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Nov 21 Lud Ludlow 25.5f Gd 3HcCh 11-7 p 3/8 Reve (2L) 10/1 123 126
29 May 21 Crt Cartmel 25.5f Gd 2HcH 11-0 p 9/9 Wbee (21L) 8/1 127 110
8 May 21 Hay Haydock 24.5f Sft 2HcH 10-10 p1 3/11 Dell' Arca (1¼L) 10/1 127 126
21 Feb 21 Nby Newbury 24f GS 2HcH 11-3 11/16 Polish (52L) 25/1 129 89
22 Nov 20 Utt Uttoxeter 23.5f Sft 3HcH 11-9 3/13 Ashtown Lad (18½L) 11/2 130 123
24 Oct 20 Chl Cheltenham 24f Gd 2HcH 10-4 4/17 Honest Vic (15½L) 16/1 130 126
Verdict

Earning a 14lb rise arguably took the gloss off MY BOBBY DAZZLER's win at Aintree but there are more staying races to be won with him.

Verdict silk image
My Bobby Dazzler

Betting Forecast:

5/1 Art Approval,

Tamar Bridge,

11/2 Pileon,

6/1 Botox Has,

9/1 Kansas City Chief,

10/1 Ask Dillon,

My Bobby Dazzler,

12/1 Dolphin Square,

Spiritofthegames,

16/1 Whatsupwithyou,

20/1 Stoney Mountain,

The Mighty Don,

Sirobbie,

33/1 Cracking Smart

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