CHELTENHAM
12 November 2022
Saturday 12th November

ITV Racing Tips

13:45 14:20 14:35 14:55 15:10 15:30

Lingfield (AW) Tips

11:45 12:15 12:50 13:25 14:00 14:35 15:10 15:45

Naas Tips

11:50 12:20 12:55 13:30 14:05 14:40 15:15 15:50

Wetherby Tips

12:08 12:43 13:18 13:53 14:28 15:03 15:38

Uttoxeter Tips

12:27 13:02 13:37 14:12 14:47 15:22 15:55

Cheltenham Tips

12:35 13:10 13:45 14:20 14:55 15:30 16:05

Wolverhampton (AW) Tips

17:00 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:00 19:30 20:00 20:30
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Paddy Power Games Handicap Hurdle (GBB Race) (Class 2) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 2m 7f 208y
  • Going: Good
Cheltenham
Runners
12

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Partly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
On The Blind Side silk
CD
C
D
BF
On The Blind Side p
J: Nico de Boinville
T: Nicky Henderson
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
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 6 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (40%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 8 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (40%)
Won this first time out two years ago off 1lb higher; reportedly had problems last term
/26P4-
Age: 10
Weight: 12-0
OR: 144
Days: 295
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Jan 22 Lin Lingfield 23f Hy 2H 11-0 p 4/4 Top Ville Ben (19½L) EvensF 148 109
1 Jan 22 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft HG2 11-4 p PU/6 Stormy Ireland () 14/1 150 -
18 Dec 21 Asc Ascot 24.5f GS HG1 11-7 p 6/8 Champ (22L) 12/1 150 146
26 Nov 21 Nby Newbury 24f GS HG2 11-4 p 2/6 Thomas Darby (2¼L) 11/1 150 153
24 Apr 21 San Sandown 21.5f Gd HG2 11-4 p 5/6 Younevercall (15L) 7/2 153 138
10 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 24.5f GS HG1 11-7 p 6/15 Thyme Hill (13L) 33/1 153 151
2
Lisnagar Oscar silk
C
D
Lisnagar Oscar
J: Mr R James 7
T: Rebecca Curtis
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Won Stayers' Hurdle here in March 2020; disappointing since; might have been freshened up
5P3PP-
Age: 9
Weight: 11-12
OR: 142
Days: 213
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Apr 22 Chl Cheltenham 24f Gd 2HcH 11-9 p PU/11 Wbee () 10/1 145 -
17 Mar 22 Chl Cheltenham 24f Sft HG1 11-10 p PU/10 Flooring Porter () 40/1 147 -
29 Jan 22 Chl Cheltenham 24f Gd HG2 11-0 p 3/5 Paisley Park (9¼L) 14/1 147 148
18 Dec 21 Asc Ascot 24.5f GS HG1 11-7 PU/8 Champ () 40/1 150 -
26 Nov 21 Nby Newbury 24f GS HG2 11-0 5/6 Thomas Darby (29L) 13/2 152 125
6 Nov 21 Ain Aintree 20f GS 2H 11-0 3/6 Brewin'upastorm (9½L) 10/1 154 139
3
Shearer silk
CD
D
Shearer tp
J: A P Heskin
T: Paul Nicholls
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts at this distance (67%)
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 20 wins from 42 in the last 14 days (48%)
Tougher task back in this handicap but he may well be a smart stayer in the making
215-11
Age: 6
Weight: 11-9
OR: 139
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Oct 22 Chl Cheltenham 24f Gd 2NvH 11-5 tp 1/6 Twig (1½L) 100/30 131 139
6 Oct 22 Wor Worcester 23f Gd 3NvH 11-0 tp1 1/4 Red Happy (7½L) 5/4F 127 136
1 Apr 22 Ayr Ayr 24.5f GS 3NvHcH 11-12 p 5/6 City Chief (37L) 11/2 127 101
4 Mar 22 Nby Newbury 20.5f Sft 4HcH 11-9 p1 1/9 Stringtoyourbow (nk) 3/1J 120 130
23 Jan 22 Lin Lingfield 19.5f Hy 3NvHcH 11-6 2/7 Triple Trade (2L) 3/1F 118 119
15 Dec 21 Nby Newbury 20.5f GS 4NvH 10-12 3/10 Pull Again Green (5½L) 7/2 - 112
5
Zoffanien silk
Zoffanien
J: Daniel King 5
T: Denis Gerard Hogan
His win at Killarney in July was over 2m1f; this trip gives him a big question to answer
60-710
Age: 5
Weight: 11-7
OR: 137
Days: 106
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Oct 22 Gow Gowran Park 12f Sft Hc 9-8 6/15 White Caviar (6¼L) 16/1 81 82
29 Jul 22 Gal Galway 16f Gd/Y HcH 11-12 b1 13/16 Sit Down Lucy (32L) 8/1 133 113
14 Jul 22 Kln Killarney 17f Gd HcH 11-12 1/11 The Names Jock (3¾L) 5/2F 126 130
14 May 22 Wex Wexford 17f Gd H 11-12 7/11 Authorized Art (19½L) 16/1 128 118
18 Apr 22 Fai Fairyhouse 21.5f Y HcH 11-7 11/17 Capilano Bridge (45L) 33/1 130 91
8 Apr 22 Bal Ballinrobe 17.5f Gd/Y HcH 11-13 6/12 Magnor Glory (27L) 9/1 131 125
6
Annual Invictus silk
C
Annual Invictus
J: Tom Cannon
T: Chris Gordon
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 5 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (31%)
Not proven beyond 2m4f; judged on his best chase efforts, he has a good mark back hurdling
P33V-P
Age: 7
Weight: 11-5
OR: 135
Days: 188
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 22 Plu Plumpton 20f Gd 2HcCh 11-11 p PU/7 Tamaroc Du Mathan () 3/1 142 -
19 Feb 22 Asc Ascot 24f Sft NvChG2 11-0 p1 3/6 Does He Know (20L) 5/1 143 136
2 Jan 22 Plu Plumpton 20f Sft 3NvCh 11-10 3/3 Elixir De Nutz (2¼L) 9/4 143 146
4 Dec 21 Ain Aintree 20f Sft 2HcCh 11-12 PU/10 Clan Legend () 4/1J 144 -
15 Nov 21 Plu Plumpton 20f Gd 3NvHcCh 11-8 1/2 Dino Velvet (8L) 1/8F 140 146
22 Oct 21 Chl Cheltenham 20f Gd 3NvHcCh 11-0 1/5 Danny Kirwan (3L) 11/4 136 146
7
Sidi Ismael silk
D
w2
Sidi Ismael tp
J: Tom Scudamore
T: David Pipe
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
w2
Wind Op - Second run after wind operation
Distance Specialist - 3 wins from 5 starts at this distance (60%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 7 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (27%)
Wind surgery and seven-month break before back with a bang with a tidy win at Worcester
1FP7-1
Age: 8
Weight: 10-11
OR: 127
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Oct 22 Wor Worcester 23f Sft 4HcH 12-2 tp 1/7 Gentleman Valley (3¼L) 9/1 122 127
19 Mar 22 Utt Uttoxeter 23.5f Sft 3HcH 11-11 tp 7/12 Serious Charges (71L) 14/1 125 70
19 Feb 22 Hay Haydock 28.5f Hy HcChG3 10-2 tp PU/11 The Galloping Bear () 40/1 135 -
13 Jan 22 Cat Catterick 30f GS 3HcCh 11-10 tp F/8 Supreme Escape () 4/1 135 -
26 Dec 21 Mar Market Rasen 27.5f Sft 3HcCh 11-12 tp 1/10 Cash To Ash (3¾L) 9/2 127 138
4 Dec 21 Wet Wetherby 24f GS 4NvHcCh 11-11 tp1 1/10 Geryville (4½L) 13/2 118 132
8
Padleyourowncanoe silk
D
Padleyourowncanoe
J: Harry Skelton
T: Dan Skelton
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Easily best run last term was over hurdles on reappearance; has a 12lb lower mark today
3P874-
Age: 8
Weight: 10-7
OR: 123
Days: 213
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Apr 22 Chl Cheltenham 26f Gd 2HcCh 10-4 4/7 Captain Cattistock (30L) 11/2 130 116
19 Mar 22 Utt Uttoxeter 34f Sft HcChL 9-7 7/18 Screaming Colours (43L) 16/1 133 100
5 Feb 22 San Sandown 23.5f GS HcHG3 10-11 8/17 Green Book (22L) 33/1 135 126
15 Jan 22 War Warwick 29.5f Sft HcChG3 11-5 PU/15 Eclair Surf () 15/2 135 -
18 Dec 21 Hay Haydock 24.5f Sft 3HcH 11-5 3/12 Jesuitique (5¾L) 40/1 135 135
22 Sep 20 War Warwick 25.5f Gd 3HcCh 11-5 p 3/6 Young Wolf (2¾L) 4/1 138 136
9
Forecast silk
Forecast h
J: James Best
T: Martin Keighley
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (0%)
10yo with a lower mark these days; no match for the winner in very small fields last twice
2462-2
Age: 10
Weight: 10-6
OR: 122
Days: 82
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Aug 22 Str Stratford 22f Gd 3HcH 11-8 h 2/4 Isthebaropen (12L) 10/1 124 120
25 Mar 22 Nab Newton Abbot 26.5f Sft 3HcH 11-9 ht 2/3 West To The Bridge (10L) 16/1 127 111
2 Sep 21 Sed Sedgefield 17f Gd 3HcH 11-11 tp 6/6 Lucky Robin (52L) 14/1 132 84
19 Aug 21 Str Stratford 21f Gd 3NvCh 11-6 tp 4/4 Presentandcounting (47L) 10/1 134 113
29 Jul 21 Str Stratford 21f Gd 3NvCh 11-6 tp 2/5 Some Day Soon (17L) 5/1 135 133
12 Jun 21 Wor Worcester 16.5f Gd 4NvCh 11-4 tp F/2 Mick Pastor () 8/15F 135 -
10
Fontana Ellissi silk
Fontana Ellissi
J: Robert Dunne
T: Samuel Drinkwater
Passed plenty of his rivals late on when second of 13 over 2m4f here three weeks ago
244-52
Age: 6
Weight: 10-2
OR: 116
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Oct 22 Chl Cheltenham 20f Gd 3HcH 10-2 2/13 Seddon (5½L) 22/1 114 118
23 Sep 22 Wor Worcester 20f Gd 3HcH 10-10 h 5/5 Finisk River (19L) 6/1 115 100
23 Mar 22 Lud Ludlow 16f Gd 3HcH 10-12 4/5 Just The Man (7L) 2/1 116 116
7 Mar 22 Wet Wetherby 16f Hy 3HcH 10-12 h 4/6 Playful Saint (6½L) 11/4F 117 114
22 Feb 22 Tau Taunton 16.5f GS 2HcH 9-13 h 2/6 Ajero (½L) 9/4F 116 118
1 Feb 22 Ffo Ffos Las 16f GS 4HcH 11-3 h 1/9 Jaunty Viking (1L) 7/2 111 117
11
Ernesto silk
Ernesto tv
J: Charlie Todd
T: Ian Williams
Won a four-runner handicap at Hereford (3m1f, good to firm) on latest outing
157-51
Age: 7
Weight: 10-2
OR: 116
Days: 32
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Oct 22 Her Hereford 25.5f GF 4HcH 11-7 tv 1/4 Jen's Boy (nk) 11/4 112 115
28 Sep 22 Not Nottingham 14f GF 2Hc 8-11 tv 12/16 Blistering Barney (8¼L) 50/1 70 65
26 Aug 22 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Gd 5Hc 10-6 tv 8/11 Singing The Blues (15½L) 14/1 73 64
4 Jun 22 Wor Worcester 23f Gd 3HcH 9-13 tv 5/7 Steal A March (22L) 10/1 115 100
27 May 22 Crl Carlisle 17f GF 4Hc 8-11 tv 2/2 Military Two Step (8½L) 5/6F 75 70
6 May 22 Asc Ascot 16f Gd 3Hc 9-3 tv1 6/6 Super Superjack (10L) 5/1 77 74
12
Punxsutawney Phil silk
Punxsutawney Phil p
J: Sam Twiston-Davies
T: Brian Ellison
This race demands a major career best, particularly as he is 4lb out of the handicap
2U1223
Age: 5
Weight: 10-2
OR: 114
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Oct 22 Wor Worcester 23f Sft 4HcH 11-1 p 3/7 Sidi Ismael (6L) 3/1 114 113
15 Oct 22 Str Stratford 21f Gd 4HcCh 11-4 p 2/7 Fairway Freddy (4¾L) 2/1J 112 117
12 Sep 22 Wor Worcester 23f GS 3NvHcCh 10-13 p 2/4 Aviewtosea (1½L) 15/8F 109 117
22 Aug 22 Str Stratford 21f Gd 4NvHcCh 11-6 p 1/4 Cremant (1¼L) 2/1 107 117
15 Aug 22 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 17.5f Gd 5NvHcCh 12-2 p1 UR/9 White Turf () 3/1J 107 -
28 Jul 22 Str Stratford 19.5f Gd 4NvHcCh 11-2 2/6 Pencreek (15L) 2/1F 107 109
13
Valentino silk
D
Valentino p
J: Harry Kimber 5
T: Jackie Du Plessis
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 4 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (40%)
On the upgrade but needs a mighty step forward today from 8lb out of the handicap
14-1U2
Age: 7
Weight: 10-2
OR: 110
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Oct 22 Nab Newton Abbot 26.5f Gd 2HcH 9-12 p 2/6 Umbrigado (nk) 11/4 108 110
5 Sep 22 Nab Newton Abbot 26.5f Gd 2HcH 9-11 UR/6 Mr Yeats () 7/4F 108 106
4 May 22 Nab Newton Abbot 26.5f Gd 3HcH 9-9 1/6 Skatman (nk) 100/30 104 108
19 Nov 21 Chp Chepstow 23.5f GS 4HcH 10-12 4/11 Mr Washington (12½L) 7/4F 96 88
27 Oct 21 Tau Taunton 24f GF 5HcH 11-3 1/9 Kendelu (1½L) 15/8F 93 102
17 Sep 21 Nab Newton Abbot 26.5f Gd 4HcH 9-9 p 1/6 Aye Aye Charlie (8½L) 9/2 83 96
4
Jatiluwih silk
C
Jatiluwih
J: Mr David Maxwell 3
T: Philip Hobbs
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
8/243-
Age: 8
Weight: 11-8
OR: 138
Days: 306
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Jan 22 Lud Ludlow 25.5f Sft 3HcCh 11-4 3/7 Quick Wave (19½L) 11/2 135 137
19 Nov 21 Asc Ascot 24f Gd 3HcCh 11-9 4/6 Kapga De Lily (18L) 7/2 140 137
21 May 21 Wor Worcester 23f GS 6HntCh 11-10 2/5 Wishing And Hoping (¾L) 13/8 145 131
12 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 24f Sft HcHG3 11-5 8/24 Sire Du Berlais (21L) 16/1 148 141
26 Dec 19 Wcn Wincanton 21.5f Hy 2HcH 11-9 2/8 Third Wind (1¼L) 5/2J 146 152
16 Nov 19 Chl Cheltenham 21f Sft 2HcH 11-7 1/10 Falco Blitz (2¼L) 11/4F 137 142
Verdict

Shearer is an exciting prospect but this new trip is well worth pursuing with FONTANA ELLISSI. The top weights could be dangerous.

Verdict silk image
Fontana Ellissi

Betting Forecast:

7/2 Shearer,

11/2 Padleyourowncanoe,

6/1 Annual Invictus,

13/2 Sidi Ismael,

7/1 On The Blind Side,

12/1 Lisnagar Oscar,

Zoffanien,

Fontana Ellissi,

14/1 Jatiluwih,

20/1 Ernesto,

Punxsutawney Phil,

Valentino,

25/1 Forecast

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