MUSSELBURGH
5 February 2022
Saturday 5th February

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bet365 Scottish County Handicap Hurdle (GBB Race) (Class 2) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV4
  • Distance: 1m 7f 124y
  • Going: Good
Musselburgh
Runners
8

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Highly Prized silk
D
Highly Prized
J: Ben Jones
T: Emma Lavelle
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Absent since last May but goes well fresh and he's on a competitive mark
12P5-2
Age: 9
Weight: 11-12
OR: 139
Days: 280
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 May 21 Utt Uttoxeter 16f Gd 4Ch 11-0 2/3 Friend Or Foe (4¾L) 2/1 143 139
18 Oct 20 Kem Kempton 16f Gd HL 11-0 5/6 Silver Streak (16L) 28/1 145 141
26 Sep 20 Mar Market Rasen 16.5f Gd HcHL 11-12 PU/12 Marine One () 11/1 145 -
5 Sep 20 Str Stratford 16.5f Gd 2HcH 11-12 2/8 Jamacho (nk) 100/30 140 141
30 Jul 20 Sth Southwell 16f Gd 2HcH 11-1 1/9 Caius Marcius (4L) 2/1F 130 141
10 Jul 20 Mar Market Rasen 16.5f Gd 2HcH 11-3 5/10 Red Force One (4L) 3/1F 131 125
2
Wild Max silk
D
Wild Max t
J: Angus Cheleda 5
T: Paul Nicholls
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Pulled up over fences last time; could bounce back with a big run now returned to hurdles
1FP-0P
Age: 7
Weight: 11-10
OR: 137
Days: 61
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Dec 21 Lud Ludlow 16f GS 3NvHcCh 11-8 t PU/4 Raya Time () 11/4 142 -
30 Oct 21 Asc Ascot 15.5f Sft HcHL 11-5 t 10/14 Soaring Glory (44L) 16/1 144 105
9 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 16.5f GS 2HcH 11-5 t PU/22 Rowland Ward () 14/1 147 -
21 Feb 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS HcHG3 11-0 t F/23 Soaring Glory () 25/1 147 -
12 Dec 20 Don Doncaster 16.5f GS 2HcH 11-4 t 1/7 Twin Star (9½L) 5/2 138 143
10 Nov 20 Hun Huntingdon 16f Gd 3HcH 11-10 t 1/9 Constancio (nk) 2/1F 132 133
3
Anna Bunina silk
D
Anna Bunina t
J: Tom Scudamore
T: John C McConnell
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Runner-up in Scottish Champion Hurdle last April but below par on both runs this season
582-54
Age: 6
Weight: 11-6
OR: 133
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Jan 22 Don Doncaster 16.5f Gd HG2M 11-2 t 4/5 Miss Heritage (24L) 16/5 135 115
1 Jan 22 Mus Musselburgh 15.5f GS 2HcH 10-10 t 5/7 Tommy's Oscar (20L) 10/1 137 124
18 Apr 21 Ayr Ayr 16f Gd HcHG2 10-13 t 2/9 Milkwood (3¾L) 8/1 135 136
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 17f GS HcHG3 10-3 t 8/25 Belfast Banter (5¼L) 125/1 135 134
19 Feb 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 16f St 8-13 t 4/8 Grandmaster Flash (11½L) 4/1 87 57
5 Feb 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 9-12 t 5/10 The Mouse Doctor (6¼L) 22/1 88 85
4
Pearl Of The West silk
D
Pearl Of The West tp 1
J: Brian Hayes
T: John C McConnell
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Hard to fancy on recent evidence but trainer's British raiders always worth a second look
P40/80
Age: 8
Weight: 11-4
OR: 131
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Jan 22 Thu Thurles 15.5f Y HcH 11-7 t 12/15 Light Brigade (33L) 22/1 130 105
27 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 16f Y/Sft HcH 11-1 t 8/18 Brides Hill (18½L) 80/1 131 127
5 Nov 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 9-8 t 12/14 Golden Twilight (15L) 40/1 72 59
19 Oct 21 Gow Gowran Park 14f Sft/Hy Hc 8-12 t 8/13 Dutch Schultz (26L) 28/1 74 53
17 Sep 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 9-5 t 13/14 Blue Shadow (10L) 40/1 75 69
1 Aug 19 Gal Galway 16f Gd HcH 10-13 tb1 10/18 Tudor City (9¾L) 33/1 138 132
5
Diocletian silk
w1
Diocletian h
J: Danny McMenamin
T: N W Alexander
w1
Wind Op - First run after wind operation
Not obviously well treated on hurdle form but talented on the Flat and not ruled out
4516-
Age: 7
Weight: 10-11
OR: 124
Days: 343
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Apr 21 Mus Musselburgh 14f Gd 2Hc 9-5 12/13 Themaxwecan (12L) 11/1 98 88
27 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 21f Gd 3HcH 10-13 h 6/10 Hometown Boy (16½L) 12/1 126 122
20 Dec 20 Fak Fakenham 20f GS 4MdH 11-0 h 1/11 First Soldier (10L) 100/30 - 125
27 Nov 20 Nby Newbury 20.5f Gd 3NvH 10-12 h 5/5 Bravemansgame (19½L) 22/1 - 121
12 Nov 20 Tau Taunton 16.5f Gd 4MdH 11-0 h 4/11 Atholl Street (10½L) 13/8 - 105
10 Oct 20 Nmk Newmarket 18f Sft 2Hc 9-2 13/34 Great White Shark (17½L) 50/1 99 90
6
Fiveandtwenty silk
CD
w2
Fiveandtwenty
J: Brian Hughes
T: Donald McCain
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
w2
Wind Op - Second run after wind operation
Course Specialist - 3 wins from 4 starts here (75%)
Distance Specialist - 3 wins from 5 starts at this distance (60%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 10 wins from 32 in the last 14 days (31%)
C&D hat-trick last winter; hasn't threatened since but has dropped down the weights
137-74
Age: 5
Weight: 10-11
OR: 124
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 22 Mus Musselburgh 15.5f GS 2HcH 10-4 4/7 Tommy's Oscar (19½L) 7/1 128 119
30 Oct 21 Wet Wetherby 16f GS HLM 10-13 7/7 Molly Ollys Wishes (43L) 12/1 130 108
15 Apr 21 Chl Cheltenham 17f Gd 4yHcHG3M 11-12 7/9 Her Indoors (24L) 13/2 132 114
8 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 17f GS 4yHG1 10-7 3/6 Monmiral (17L) 12/1 132 128
7 Feb 21 Mus Musselburgh 15.5f Sft 4yHL 10-10 1/8 Historic Heart (4L) 6/4F 128 123
1 Jan 21 Mus Musselburgh 15.5f Sft 44yH 10-11 1/9 Herbiers (2L) 1/4F - 113
7
Glory And Honour silk
D
Glory And Honour t
J: Stan Sheppard
T: Tom Lacey
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 3 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (30%)
Fair 5th at Cheltenham last Saturday which was better than most of these managed last time
3-02F5
Age: 6
Weight: 10-10
OR: 123
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Jan 22 Chl Cheltenham 17f Gd 2HcH 11-2 t 5/12 Cormier (9L) 12/1 126 121
17 Nov 21 Ffo Ffos Las 19.5f Sft 3HcCh 11-8 t F/11 Chinwag () 3/1 126 -
27 Oct 21 Tau Taunton 16.5f GF 3HcH 11-5 t1 2/6 See The Sea (5½L) 2/1J 126 130
9 Oct 21 Chp Chepstow 19.5f Gd HcHG3 10-13 10/17 Orbys Legend (27L) 11/1 129 109
13 Apr 21 Nab Newton Abbot 17f Gd 3HcH 11-12 3/5 State Crown (9¼L) 5/4F 129 125
4 Mar 21 Lud Ludlow 21.5f Sft 3NvHcH 11-11 3/8 One For You (3¼L) 9/4F 127 128
8
Socialist Agenda silk
D
Socialist Agenda
J: Adam Wedge
T: L J Morgan
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Going Specialist - 3 wins from 5 starts on this ground (60%)
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (3%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has won three bumpers and a novice hurdle; improvement needed here but he's unexposed
11-241
Age: 6
Weight: 10-5
OR: 118
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 22 Cat Catterick 15.5f Sft 4NvH 11-2 1/5 Malpas (¾L) 8/13F 120 116
10 Dec 21 Chl Cheltenham 17f Gd 3NvH 10-12 4/5 Datsalrightgino (4L) 16/1 - 119
18 Nov 21 Mar Market Rasen 18.5f Gd 4NvH 10-12 2/5 Rocky Lake (1¼L) EvensF - 111
29 Sep 20 Sed Sedgefield 17f Gd 5NHF 11-8 1/9 Creggan White Hare (¾L) 4/5F - 115
16 Aug 20 Mar Market Rasen 16.5f Gd 5NHF 11-6 1/12 Wait For The Lord (1½L) 3/1 - 118
10 Jul 20 Mar Market Rasen 16.5f Gd 5NHF 10-12 1/7 Lively Citizen (3½L) 8/1 - 104
Verdict

Having dropped below his last winning mark, WILD MAX is taken to enhance Paul Nicholls' good record in this race.

Verdict silk image
Wild Max

Betting Forecast:

7/2 Wild Max,

Fiveandtwenty,

11/2 Diocletian,

Glory And Honour,

6/1 Highly Prized,

13/2 Socialist Agenda,

9/1 Anna Bunina,

16/1 Pearl Of The West

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