WETHERBY
14 January 2023
Saturday 14th January

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Watch Racing TV In Stunning HD Handicap Hurdle (Class 3) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 3f 154y
  • Going: Soft
Wetherby
Runners
10

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Celestial Horizon silk
Celestial Horizon p
J: Jack Hogan 5
T: Ben Haslam
Check betting on stable debut but he was pulled up in final three runs for Joseph O'Brien
2-1PPP
Age: 5
Weight: 12-2
OR: 142
Days: 168
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Jul 22 Gal Galway 23f Sft HcH 11-0 p PU/20 Hallowed Star () 80/1 136 -
28 Jul 22 Gal Galway 16f Gd HcH 11-0 p PU/20 Tudor City () 25/1 136 -
30 Jun 22 Tip Tipperary 16f Y HG3 10-10 PU/11 Santa Rossa () 28/1 137 -
15 May 22 Kln Killarney 17f Gd HcH 10-11 1/16 Rich Belief (7L) 8/1 127 141
18 Apr 22 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Y NvHcH 11-7 2/15 Ideal Pal (4½L) 7/1 125 130
31 Mar 22 Naa Naas 16f Gd/Y 4yMdH 11-7 1/20 Evergreen And Red (2½L) 11/8F 123 122
3
Captain Zebo silk
CD
D
Captain Zebo t 1
J: Mr John Dixon 7
T: John Dixon
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
11yo who has regressed, but he didn't run badly last time & today's slower ground may help
45-746
Age: 11
Weight: 11-3
OR: 129
Days: 63
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Nov 22 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Gd 3HcH 11-9 6/12 Iroko (11½L) 17/2 132 128
11 Jun 22 Hex Hexham 20f Gd 3HcH 11-7 4/5 Ask Paddington (9¾L) 9/2 136 134
28 May 22 Crt Cartmel 25.5f Gd 2HcH 11-7 7/13 Wbee (19L) 28/1 138 126
2 Jan 22 Ayr Ayr 24.5f Sft 2HcH 11-5 5/9 Wakool (16½L) 11/2 141 134
12 Dec 21 Crl Carlisle 25f Sft 2HcH 11-5 4/10 Flight Deck (7¼L) 5/1 143 140
31 Oct 21 Crl Carlisle 20f Sft 2HcH 11-5 4/9 Bass Rock (9¾L) 9/1 145 145
4
Iroko silk
CD
Iroko t
J: Kevin Brogan
T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Won over C&D on handicap debut and this unexposed 5yo is open to further improvement
4244-1
Age: 5
Weight: 11-2
OR: 128
Days: 63
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Nov 22 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Gd 3HcH 11-4 t 1/12 Foster'sisland (1¾L) 9/4F 121 129
26 Feb 22 Kem Kempton 16f GS 4yHG2 10-12 t 4/11 Knight Salute (17L) 22/1 124 112
27 Dec 21 Chp Chepstow 16f Sft 3yHG1 11-0 t 4/11 Porticello (17L) 33/1 - 112
21 Sep 21 Aut Auteuil 18f VSft 3yH 10-8 t 2/13 Intense Raffles (4L) 11/1 - 112
30 Aug 21 Mli Moulins 12f Sft 3yNHF 9-7 t 4/11 Icare Allen (9½L) 7/1 - -
5
Rafferty's Return silk
CD
C
D
Rafferty's Return
J: Sean Quinlan
T: Rebecca Menzies
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
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Won over C&D on Boxing Day and it's possible he'll improve further
214-91
Age: 8
Weight: 11-2
OR: 128
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 22 Wet Wetherby 21.5f GS 3HcH 11-11 1/9 Foster'sisland (hd) 9/2 125 130
12 Nov 22 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Gd 3HcH 11-12 9/12 Iroko (18½L) 9/2 128 124
19 Mar 22 Ncs Newcastle 22f Gd 2NvHcH 11-8 4/4 Steinkraus (26L) 8/11F 129 114
16 Feb 22 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Sft 4NvH 11-7 1/12 Viva Lavilla (5L) 15/8 121 130
5 Feb 22 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Gd 4NvH 11-5 2/6 Our Jet (1L) 7/4 - 120
8 Jan 22 Ncs Newcastle 20.5f Sft 4NvH 10-12 1/9 Crystal Glory (4½L) 8/1 - 125
6
Foster'sisland silk
D
Foster'sisland
J: Emma Smith-Chaston 3
T: Micky Hammond
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Runner-up on three of his last four starts, most recently here on Boxing Day
32-282
Age: 8
Weight: 10-13
OR: 125
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 22 Wet Wetherby 21.5f GS 3HcH 11-6 2/9 Rafferty's Return (hd) 14/1 123 126
3 Dec 22 Ain Aintree 20f GS 2HcH 10-6 8/13 Romeo Brown (19L) 25/1 125 111
12 Nov 22 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Gd 3HcH 11-1 2/12 Iroko (1¾L) 22/1 122 126
11 Apr 22 Hex Hexham 20f GS 3HcH 10-12 2/8 East Street (1¾L) 15/2 121 126
5 Feb 22 Wet Wetherby 19.5f Gd 3HcH 11-1 3/7 No Risk Des Flos (5¼L) 9/2 123 122
15 Jan 22 Kem Kempton 21f Sft HcHL 9-12 15/19 Cobblers Dream (55L) 33/1 123 76
7
Ashington silk
D
Ashington
J: Jamie Hamilton
T: Mark Walford
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Some fair runs in the autumn but he may not want soft ground nowadays
P9352B
Age: 8
Weight: 10-13
OR: 125
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 22 Wet Wetherby 21.5f GS 3HcH 11-11 BD/9 Rafferty's Return () 18/1 125 -
7 Dec 22 Lei Leicester 20f GF 3HcCh 11-1 2/7 Bold Endeavour (10L) 4/1 122 124
11 Nov 22 Chl Cheltenham 21f Gd 3HcH 12-0 5/18 Sweet Will (5¾L) 28/1 124 128
29 Oct 22 Wet Wetherby 19.5f GS 3HcH 11-12 3/8 Rocky Man (9¾L) 10/1 126 123
15 Oct 22 Cat Catterick 14f Sft 4Hc 9-11 4/5 Flamborough (13½L) 33/1 75 58
28 May 22 Crt Cartmel 25.5f Gd 2HcH 10-13 v 9/13 Wbee (41L) 33/1 128 96
8
Hardi Du Mesnil silk
Hardi Du Mesnil
J: Sean Bowen
T: Olly Murphy
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Tailed off at Aintree last month but after an absence and he's not written off
71/2-0
Age: 6
Weight: 10-12
OR: 124
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Dec 22 Ain Aintree 20f GS 2HcH 10-11 12/13 Romeo Brown (85L) 28/1 127 53
29 Dec 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f Sft 4H 11-10 h1 2/13 Peking Rose (11L) 10/1 - 123
4 Jan 21 Pau Pau 17.5f Hy 4yH 10-10 1/10 Happy De Reve (4L) 63/10 - 128
23 May 20 Agr Angers 11.5f Sft 3yMdNHF 9-11 7/9 Hope You Do (5L) 19/5 - -
9
Hasty Brook silk
Hasty Brook t 1
J: Nathan Moscrop
T: Rebecca Menzies
Promise in maiden/novice hurdles last season; pulled up on handicap debut, but over fences
/122-P
Age: 6
Weight: 10-11
OR: 123
Days: 46
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Nov 22 Ayr Ayr 20.5f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-6 PU/5 Gold Cup Bailly () 17/2 126 -
12 Apr 22 Ayr Ayr 24.5f GS 4NvH 11-7 2/3 Ailie Rose (6½L) 11/10 126 124
12 Mar 22 Ayr Ayr 20.5f Sft 4NvH 11-7 2/7 Gaillimh A Stor (5½L) 9/2 - 124
6 Jan 22 Clo Clonmel 17f Hy MdH 12-0 1/18 Mahons Glory (8L) 12/1 - 122
20 Mar 21 Thu Thurles 16.5f Y 4yNHF 11-9 7/15 Hunters Yarn (49L) 7/2 - 67
1 Mar 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Sft 4yNHF 11-9 3/14 Mighty Potter (13L) 9/2 - 90
10
Eternally Yours silk
D
Eternally Yours
J: Craig Nichol
T: Donald Whillans
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
In good form at Ayr the last twice (won two starts ago) and might not be far away
23-41F
Age: 10
Weight: 10-8
OR: 120
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 22 Ayr Ayr 20.5f GS 3HcH 11-6 F/8 Lock's Corner () 100/30 120 118
9 Nov 22 Ayr Ayr 20.5f Sft 4HcHM 11-7 1/5 Charm Offensive (nk) 6/4F 116 118
29 Oct 22 Ayr Ayr 24.5f GS 3HcH 9-12 4/8 Wakool (20L) 4/1 117 101
11 Apr 22 Hex Hexham 20f GS 3HcH 11-0 3/8 East Street (8¼L) 7/2 118 118
12 Mar 22 Ayr Ayr 21.5f Sft 4HcHM 11-12 2/9 Charm Offensive (1¾L) 7/2 116 118
2 Jan 22 Ayr Ayr 24.5f Sft 2HcH 10-3 3/9 Wakool (6½L) 18/1 118 117
11
Polisud silk
Polisud
J: Billy Garritty
T: Micky Hammond
On a handy mark on best French form but failed to shine on last three outings there
34-956
Age: 7
Weight: 10-4
OR: 116
Days: 100
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Oct 22 Bou Bordeaux Le Bouscat 19.5f Sft HcH 11-0 tp 6/10 Huerta (8¾L) 29/10 - -
11 Jun 22 Aut Auteuil 22f VSft ChG2 10-6 tp 5/5 Hacienda (37+L) 15/2 - -
30 Apr 22 Aut Auteuil 22f VSft HcCh 10-12 tp 9/13 Starko (25L) 17/5F - 107
3 Apr 22 Aut Auteuil 23.5f VSft HcChG3 10-1 tp 4/18 Road Mix Tavel (9¾L) 14/1 - 125
6 Mar 22 Aut Auteuil 22f Hy Ch 10-10 tp 3/6 Enjeu D'Arthel (10½L) 5/2 - 131
6 Feb 22 Pau Pau 23.5f Sft Ch 10-10 t 4/5 () 3/1 - -
2
Ballybegg silk
CD
D
Ballybegg v 1
T: Kerry Lee
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
P1PP-P
Age: 8
Weight: 11-4
OR: 130
Days: 67
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Nov 22 Lin Lingfield 23f Sft 3HcH 11-12 b PU/11 Lynwood Gold () 10/1 133 -
19 Mar 22 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Sft 2HcH 11-5 b PU/11 Beauport () 33/1 135 -
19 Feb 22 Asc Ascot 19.5f Sft 2HcH 10-7 b PU/11 Good Risk At All () 7/1 135 -
31 Dec 21 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Hy 3HcH 11-12 b1 1/6 No Word Of A Lie (1¾L) 10/1 129 136
7 Dec 21 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Sft 3NvHcCh 10-11 p1 PU/7 Come On Teddy () 9/2 137 -
31 Oct 21 Crl Carlisle 20f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-8 PU/11 Papa Tango Charly () 7/1 135 -
Verdict

The unexposed 5yo IROKO (nap) won over C&D on his handicap debut in November and can follow up. Captain Zebo is second choice.

Verdict silk image
Iroko

Betting Forecast:

7/4 Iroko,

9/2 Rafferty's Return,

5/1 Foster'sisland,

8/1 Eternally Yours,

10/1 Captain Zebo,

12/1 Hardi Du Mesnil,

Hasty Brook,

16/1 Ashington,

Polisud,

33/1 Celestial Horizon

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