CHELTENHAM
1 January 2023
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Paddy Power Handicap Hurdle (GBB Race) (Class 2) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 2m 7f 213y
  • Going: Soft
Cheltenham
Runners
10

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Mostly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Thomas Darby silk
C
D
Thomas Darby t
J: Sean Bowen
T: Olly Murphy
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Last eight starts were Grade 1 or 2; made a creditable reappearance but tailed off latest
4P4-23
Age: 10
Weight: 12-0
OR: 152
Days: 37
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Nov 22 Nby Newbury 24f Gd HG2 11-8 t 3/5 Champ (53L) 7/1 153 114
29 Oct 22 Wet Wetherby 24f GS HG2 11-8 t 2/6 Proschema (10L) 11/1 154 152
9 Apr 22 Ain Aintree 24.5f GS HG1 11-7 t 4/8 Sire Du Berlais (22L) 25/1 155 146
19 Feb 22 Hay Haydock 24.5f Hy HG2 11-10 t PU/6 Wholestone () 7/2 155 -
18 Dec 21 Asc Ascot 24.5f GS HG1 11-7 t 4/8 Champ (8½L) 9/1 155 155
26 Nov 21 Nby Newbury 24f GS HG2 11-0 t1 1/6 On The Blind Side (2¼L) 7/1 155 155
2
Call Me Lord silk
C
Call Me Lord
J: James Bowen
T: Nicky Henderson
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Broke a losing run on reappearance; pipped by Dolphin Square at Sandown; firmly in the mix
6P3-12
Age: 10
Weight: 11-6
OR: 144
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Dec 22 San Sandown 23.5f Sft 2HcH 11-7 2/11 Dolphin Square (nse) 4/1 142 145
7 Nov 22 Kem Kempton 21f GS 2HcH 11-2 1/7 Captain Morgs (¾L) 11/2 138 141
23 Apr 22 San Sandown 20f Gd 2HcH 11-11 3/8 Samarrive (9¾L) 7/1 140 137
16 Mar 22 Chl Cheltenham 21f Sft HcHG3 11-0 PU/23 Commander Of Fleet () 28/1 142 -
5 Feb 22 San Sandown 23.5f GS HcHG3 11-6 6/17 Green Book (20L) 12/1 144 137
15 Jan 22 Kem Kempton 21f Sft HcHL 11-12 3/19 Cobblers Dream (7L) 33/1 144 144
3
Dolphin Square silk
CD
D
Dolphin Square p
J: Mr David Maxwell 3
T: Philip Hobbs
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Going Specialist - 5 wins from 8 starts on this ground (63%)
Last-gasp Sandown win from Call Me Lord and Wilde About Oscar; fine record under D Maxwell
1911-1
Age: 9
Weight: 11-5
OR: 143
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Dec 22 San Sandown 23.5f Sft 2HcH 11-10 p 1/11 Call Me Lord (nse) 18/1 141 143
23 Feb 22 Don Doncaster 26f Sft 6HntCh 12-6 p 1/5 Desire De Joie (shd) 4/6F 137 138
15 Feb 22 Lin Lingfield 23.5f Hy 6HntCh 12-0 p 1/4 Geordie B (3L) 10/11F 137 137
5 Feb 22 San Sandown 23.5f GS HcHG3 11-3 p 9/17 Green Book (22L) 25/1 144 134
1 Jan 22 Chl Cheltenham 24f Sft 2HcH 11-3 p 1/14 Kansas City Chief (1¼L) 28/1 139 143
26 Nov 21 Nby Newbury 24f GS 2HcH 11-1 p 1/14 Flemcara (nk) 6/1 134 135
4
Brinkley silk
D
Brinkley v 1
J: Tom Scudamore
T: David Pipe
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Cheekpieces are replaced by a visor; heavy rain for testing ground would probably suit
/1P3-9
Age: 8
Weight: 10-12
OR: 136
Days: 43
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Nov 22 Hay Haydock 24.5f Sft HcHG3 11-5 p 9/13 Botox Has (23L) 11/1 138 126
26 Feb 22 Chp Chepstow 23.5f Hy 2HcH 11-9 tp 3/8 Ballyandy (10½L) 11/2 142 137
27 Dec 21 Chp Chepstow 23.5f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-8 tp PU/7 Pats Fancy () 2/1F 146 -
5 Dec 21 Hun Huntingdon 23.5f Gd 3NvCh 11-2 tp1 1/4 Honest Vic (1¼L) 9/4 146 146
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS HcHG3 11-9 p 12/22 Mrs Milner (16½L) 16/1 148 141
14 Feb 21 Exe Exeter 23f Hy 2HcH 10-7 p 1/10 Tommy Rapper (3¼L) 100/30 140 147
5
Wilde About Oscar silk
Wilde About Oscar
J: Harry Skelton
T: Dan Skelton
Very close third to Dolphin Square and Call Me Lord at Sandown (upped to an extended 2m7f)
747-03
Age: 8
Weight: 10-12
OR: 136
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Dec 22 San Sandown 23.5f Sft 2HcH 11-7 3/11 Dolphin Square (snk) 20/1 135 136
23 Oct 22 Ain Aintree 20f GS 2HcH 11-8 10/11 Peking Rose (25L) 9/1 137 116
5 Mar 22 Kel Kelso 21f Sft 2HcH 11-12 p1 7/10 Famous Bridge (59L) 9/1 141 97
10 Feb 22 Hun Huntingdon 19.5f Sft 2HcH 11-12 4/5 Thunder Rock (23L) 8/1 145 134
11 Dec 21 Chl Cheltenham 17f GS HG2 11-2 7/7 Guard Your Dreams (69L) 20/1 148 86
6 Nov 21 Ain Aintree 20f GS 2H 11-2 6/6 Brewin'upastorm (11L) 5/1 148 140
7
Abuffalosoldier silk
D
Abuffalosoldier
J: Brendan Powell
T: Warren Greatrex
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (0%)
3m Newbury win and plenty more to offer as a stayer; ran poorly in his sole start on soft
110-31
Age: 6
Weight: 10-3
OR: 127
Days: 37
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Nov 22 Nby Newbury 24f Gd 2HcH 10-10 1/14 Steal A March (¾L) 13/2 121 128
19 Oct 22 Fon Fontwell 19f Gd 3HcH 11-13 3/8 Flash The Steel (13½L) 14/1 123 118
16 Feb 22 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Sft 4NvH 11-7 11/12 Rafferty's Return (58L) 5/1 - 74
26 Jan 22 Wcn Wincanton 20f GS 4NvH 11-1 1/11 Plenty Of Time (¾L) 5/2 - 119
12 Dec 21 Sth Southwell 16f GS 5NHF 11-0 1/12 Dancing With Deco (½L) 11/2 - 110
29 Oct 21 Utt Uttoxeter 16f GS 5NHF 10-13 3/10 Pull Again Green (3½L) 9/2 - 105
8
Jet Of Magic silk
BF
Jet Of Magic p
J: Harry Cobden
T: Paul Nicholls
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
On an upward curve for his new yard, winning at Hereford and nearly doing so at Taunton
11-012
Age: 7
Weight: 10-2
OR: 126
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Nov 22 Tau Taunton 24f Gd 4NvHcH 12-0 p 2/5 I Spy A Diva (nk) 6/4F 122 133
15 Nov 22 Her Hereford 21.5f GS 4NvHcH 11-7 p 1/5 Bonza Boy (11L) EvensF 115 126
7 May 22 Hay Haydock 24.5f GS 2HcH 10-2 p 13/16 Romeo Brown (43L) 20/1 119 87
31 Mar 22 Wet Wetherby 21.5f Sft 4HcH 11-5 p 1/7 Only The Bold (1¾L) 4/1 111 119
4 Mar 22 Don Doncaster 19.5f Sft 4HcH 11-6 p1 1/6 Son Of The Somme (nk) 5/1 107 118
31 Dec 21 Utt Uttoxeter 23.5f Hy 4MdH 11-4 PU/8 Carlow Farmer () 8/1 - -
9
Hector Javilex silk
Hector Javilex t
J: Lilly Pinchin 3
T: Charlie Longsdon
Kept on stoutly when good fourth of 18 here (2m5f, good) in November on handicap debut
611-54
Age: 6
Weight: 10-2
OR: 125
Days: 51
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Nov 22 Chl Cheltenham 21f Gd 3HcH 11-10 t 4/18 Sweet Will (5¼L) 13/2 123 128
7 Oct 22 Chp Chepstow 19.5f Gd NvHG2 11-0 t 5/6 Accidental Rebel (9½L) 18/1 123 125
28 Mar 22 Lud Ludlow 21.5f Gd 4NvH 11-7 t 1/4 Kayf Taoi (1¾L) 5/6F - 119
7 Mar 22 Sth Southwell 20.5f GS 4MdH 11-6 t 1/10 Kyntara (1¼L) 18/1 - 119
20 Jan 22 Lud Ludlow 21.5f Sft 4MdH 11-8 t1 6/12 Latitude (36L) 8/1 - 86
10
Bridge North silk
BF
Bridge North
J: Richard Patrick
T: Henry Daly
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 5 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (31%)
Soft going was blamed when he flopped as favourite behind three of these at Sandown (2m7f)
P15-5P
Age: 7
Weight: 10-2
OR: 125
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Dec 22 San Sandown 23.5f Sft 2HcH 10-12 PU/11 Dolphin Square () 11/4J 126 -
23 Oct 22 Ain Aintree 20f GS 2HcH 10-12 5/11 Peking Rose (8½L) 5/1 127 121
8 Apr 22 Ain Aintree 24.5f GS NvHG1 11-7 5/14 Gelino Bello (22L) 80/1 127 125
13 Mar 22 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 19.5f Sft 4NvH 11-12 1/3 Silver Flyer (7½L) 9/4 122 128
29 Jan 22 Don Doncaster 24.5f Gd NvHG2 10-12 PU/7 Mahler Mission () 8/1 122 -
10 Jan 22 Lud Ludlow 21.5f Sft 4MdH 11-8 1/9 Phantom Getaway (¾L) 5/4F 122 116
11
Del La Mar Rocket silk
Del La Mar Rocket t 1
J: Bradley Roberts 7
T: Ben Pauling
Well beaten last twice; tongue-tie today, plus 7lb claimer as he's 5lb out of the handicap
8125-5
Age: 7
Weight: 10-2
OR: 121
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Nov 22 Utt Uttoxeter 23.5f Sft 3HcH 11-6 5/5 The Changing Man (27L) 9/2 124 109
20 Apr 22 Per Perth 24f GS NvHL 11-0 5/6 Mahler Mission (43L) 33/1 127 103
19 Mar 22 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Sft 4NvH 11-7 2/6 New Found Fame (4¾L) 6/4F 127 123
10 Feb 22 Ffo Ffos Las 22f Sft 4MdH 11-7 1/12 Phantom Getaway (8½L) 33/1 - 129
8 Jan 22 Ncs Newcastle 20.5f Sft 4NvH 10-12 8/9 Rafferty's Return (79L) 17/2 - 45
8 Dec 21 Hex Hexham 20f Hy 4MdH 11-4 4/6 Feivel (25L) 100/30 - 91
6
Peking Rose silk
Peking Rose t
T: Fergal O'Brien
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 2 wins from 45 in the last 14 days (4%)
27-16P
Age: 8
Weight: 10-8
OR: 132
Days: 1
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Dec 22 Nby Newbury 20.5f Sft 2HcH 11-1 t PU/10 Blenkinsop () 12/1 132 -
26 Nov 22 Nby Newbury 20.5f Gd 2HcH 11-8 t 6/9 Red Risk (38L) 3/1F 132 106
23 Oct 22 Ain Aintree 20f GS 2HcH 11-0 t 1/11 A Different Kind (shd) 5/2F 129 132
8 Apr 22 Ain Aintree 20f GS HcHG3 10-8 t 7/21 Langer Dan (14L) 17/2 130 129
4 Mar 22 Nby Newbury 20.5f Sft 4NvH 11-5 t 2/10 Gelino Bello (9L) 9/4 131 124
13 Feb 22 Exe Exeter 16.5f Sft NvHL 11-5 t 2/5 Lac De Constance (2¾L) 1/2F 132 112
Verdict

Jet Of Magic would get the vote if the ground has turned soft. Otherwise ABUFFALOSOLDIER can make it 2-2 over this trip.

Verdict silk image
Abuffalosoldier

Betting Forecast:

4/1 Abuffalosoldier,

Jet Of Magic,

6/1 Call Me Lord,

7/1 Dolphin Square,

Wilde About Oscar,

8/1 Hector Javilex,

10/1 Thomas Darby,

Bridge North,

16/1 Brinkley,

Peking Rose,

33/1 Del La Mar Rocket

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