TAUNTON
21 January 2023
Saturday 21st January

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Seren Skills Network Ltd Handicap Hurdle (Class 4) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 104y
  • Going: Abandoned
Taunton
Runners
0

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
River Bray silk
D
River Bray p
J: Miss Heidi Stevens 7
T: Victor Dartnall
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Last month's seasonal debut was disappointing and younger rivals appeal more
5616-0
Age: 10
Weight: 12-2
OR: 117
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 22 Ffo Ffos Las 20f Sft 3HcH 11-4 p 10/10 Time Flies By (51L) 40/1 120 75
10 Apr 22 Wcn Wincanton 21.5f Gd 3HcH 11-9 p 6/7 Neon Moon (14L) 5/1 122 114
21 Mar 22 Wcn Wincanton 20f Gd 3HcH 11-8 p 1/6 Guernesey (hd) 22/1 119 122
23 Feb 22 Lud Ludlow 16f Sft 3HcH 11-9 p 6/8 Mr Grey Sky (7¾L) 20/1 122 119
22 Jan 22 Tau Taunton 19f GS 2HcH 10-9 p 5/10 Dorking Boy (25L) 80/1 125 108
10 Nov 21 Exe Exeter 16.5f GS 3HcH 11-12 tp 7/7 Mack The Man (65L) 12/1 127 63
2
Invincible Nao silk
Invincible Nao
J: Caoilin Quinn 5
T: Gary Moore
Hurdle winner in France; safely held after racing too freely on all three British starts
61-830
Age: 5
Weight: 12-2
OR: 117
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Kem Kempton 16f Sft 3HcH 10-5 h 12/14 No Ordinary Joe (37L) 28/1 122 88
21 Nov 22 Kem Kempton 16f GS 4NvH 11-3 h 3/10 Blow Your Wad (17L) 12/1 127 111
29 Oct 22 Asc Ascot 15.5f Gd 3NvH 11-9 h1 8/10 Leave Of Absence (36L) 10/1 - 97
14 Apr 22 Aut Auteuil 17.5f Hy 4yH 10-3 t 1/14 Ingenieur (9L) 163/10 - 122
12 Mar 22 Aut Auteuil 17.5f Hy 4yH 10-3 t 6/15 Il Est Francais (35L) 79/10 - 90
22 Feb 22 Fnt Fontainebleau 15f VSft 4yNHF 9-13 4/16 Indiana Dream (2¾L) 11/1 - -
3
Amelia's Dance silk
CD
D
Amelia's Dance h
J: Freddie Gingell 7
T: Robert Walford
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Course Specialist - 3 wins from 5 starts here (60%)
Three-time C&D winner; on career-high mark but has a promising 7lb claimer enlisted
-33415
Age: 8
Weight: 12-1
OR: 116
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Dec 22 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS 3HcHM 11-7 h 5/9 Midnight Ginger (30L) 7/1 116 92
21 Dec 22 Tau Taunton 16.5f Gd 4HcH 11-3 h 1/6 Parramount (7L) 10/1 109 117
1 Dec 22 Wcn Wincanton 15f GS 3HcH 11-0 h 4/10 Filey Bay (3¼L) 14/1 109 110
13 Nov 22 Fon Fontwell 17.5f Gd 3HcH 10-9 h 3/8 Quinta Do Mar (9¼L) 14/1 111 111
31 Oct 22 Plu Plumpton 16f Gd 3HcH 11-1 h 3/7 Caramelised (2¼L) 15/2 111 111
29 Mar 22 Fon Fontwell 17.5f Gd 4HcH 11-4 h 4/5 Thibault (9¼L) 9/2 113 111
4
Inedit Star silk
Inedit Star ht
J: Ciaran Gethings
T: Tom George
Placed in two maiden hurdles in late 2022 and should have improvement to come in handicaps
612-23
Age: 5
Weight: 11-12
OR: 113
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 22 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Sft 4MdH 11-5 3/15 Altobelli (6¼L) 9/4 - 109
25 Nov 22 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Sft 4MdH 11-4 2/6 L'Astroboy (3¼L) 13/8 - 114
29 Mar 22 Sai Saint-Cloud 12.5f GS NHFG3 10-1 h 2/8 Hester D'Athon (½L) 11/10F - 103
21 Feb 22 Agr Angers 15f Hy NHF 10-3 h 1/10 Harmonie Sainte (5L) 3/5F - -
26 Nov 21 Sai Saint-Cloud 12.5f Hy 3yNHFG1 9-11 ht 6/12 Irish Point (7½L) 61/10 - -
11 Nov 21 Sbr Saint-Brieuc 12f VSft 3yMdNHF 10-1 h 1/14 Intra Muros (5½L) 9/2 - -
5
Rewired silk
D
Rewired
J: Luke Scott 7
T: Dr Richard Newland
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Rallied well for narrow win in November and ran well in defeat last time; in the mix
13-312
Age: 5
Weight: 11-11
OR: 112
Days: 48
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 22 Kel Kelso 16f Sft 4HcH 11-13 2/8 Traprain Law (8½L) 7/2 112 111
19 Nov 22 Hun Huntingdon 16f Gd 4HcH 10-11 1/8 Sergeant (shd) 3/1F 110 113
17 Oct 22 Plu Plumpton 16f GS 4NvH 10-13 3/5 Alien Storm (4¾L) 15/8J 110 106
27 Mar 22 Asc Ascot 15.5f Gd 24yHcH 11-1 3/12 Krypton Gold (6¾L) 6/1 110 101
18 Mar 22 Fak Fakenham 16f GS 4MdH 10-7 1/8 Coastguard Station (¾L) 5/6F 110 104
10 Feb 22 Don Doncaster 16.5f Gd 44yMdH 10-12 p 2/12 Thunder Ahead (2¼L) 9/4J 110 95
6
Imac Wood silk
Imac Wood
J: Chris Ward 3
T: Deborah Cole
Dual chase winner in France last year; pulled up over hurdles on stable debut
4161-P
Age: 5
Weight: 11-11
OR: 112
Days: 51
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Dec 22 Lei Leicester 20.5f GS 4HcH 11-11 PU/8 Apple Rock () 66/1 118 -
25 Mar 22 Fnt Fontainebleau 18f VSft 4yCh 11-3 ht 1/6 Just A Game (5L) 6/4F - 117
8 Mar 22 Com Compiegne 17.5f Hy Ch 11-0 ht 6/7 Hardi Les Gars (30L) 23/5 - 94
9 Feb 22 Pau Pau 19.5f VSft 4yCh 10-8 ht 1/8 Inca De Thaix (3½L) 58/10 - -
23 Jan 22 Pau Pau 17.5f VSft 4yH 10-10 ht 4/12 () 14/5 - -
3 Jan 22 Pau Pau 17.5f VSft 4yH 10-6 ht 4/13 In Love (4¾L) 11/2 - 103
7
Keepyourdreamsbig silk
D
Keepyourdreamsbig
J: Robert Dunne
T: Nigel Twiston-Davies
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Made the frame in both chases for this stable; should remain competitive back over hurdles
P47-32
Age: 5
Weight: 11-8
OR: 109
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Lei Leicester 16f Gd 4HcCh 11-7 2/4 Ben Buie (1¾L) 100/30 109 109
23 Sep 22 Wor Worcester 16.5f Gd 4HcCh 11-2 3/5 Elios D'Or (8½L) 2/1 111 105
11 Dec 21 Chl Cheltenham 17f GS 23yH 11-2 7/10 Interne De Sivola (12½L) 16/1 112 103
29 Oct 21 Wet Wetherby 16f GS 3yHL 10-12 4/7 Porticello (4¾L) 50/1 106 103
1 Oct 21 Fon Fontwell 17.5f GS 43yH 11-5 PU/5 George Bancroft () 6/4J 106 -
1 Sep 21 Wor Worcester 16f Gd 43yNvH 10-12 1/10 Boulette (nk) 7/4F - 96
8
John Betjeman silk
D
John Betjeman b
J: Fergus Gillard 3
T: Mark Gillard
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Not one to rely upon heavily but was second of 16 at Wincanton on Boxing Day
225972
Age: 7
Weight: 11-8
OR: 109
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 22 Wcn Wincanton 15f GS 4HcH 11-13 b 2/16 No No Tonic (8½L) 22/1 109 111
20 Nov 22 Exe Exeter 16.5f GS 4HcH 11-12 b 7/9 Pilsdon Pen (28L) 10/1 111 90
1 Nov 22 War Warwick 16f GS 4HcH 11-10 b 9/12 Iontach Cheval (21L) 10/1 114 96
6 Oct 22 War Warwick 19f Gd 4HcH 11-10 b 5/9 Guernesey (6½L) 14/1 115 111
26 Sep 22 Ffo Ffos Las 14f GS 6Hc 9-4 b 2/11 Virtuoso (2½L) 10/1 55 61
28 May 22 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Gd 4HcH 11-6 b 2/5 Chasamax (¾L) 6/4F 114 114
9
Colonial Empire silk
D
Colonial Empire
J: Alan Johns
T: Tim Vaughan
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Darted clear on the run-in at Ffos Las last month and now bids for a hat-trick; big player
-52211
Age: 6
Weight: 11-7
OR: 108
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 22 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Sft 5HcH 12-0 1/14 Weaver's Answer (6½L) 6/4F 98 108
1 Dec 22 Lei Leicester 15.5f GS 5NvHcH 11-7 1/4 Esme Shelby (2¾L) 7/5 94 102
20 Nov 22 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Sft 5NvHcH 11-10 2/10 Accidental Legend (½L) 3/1F 94 102
23 Oct 22 Ffo Ffos Las 16f GS 5HcH 11-3 2/8 Good Impression (2¼L) 11/2 94 99
2 Oct 22 Utt Uttoxeter 16f GS 5HcH 11-10 5/10 Good Impression (1½L) 14/1 95 96
17 Feb 22 San Sandown 20f Hy 4NvHcH 10-7 PU/8 Lettie Lutz () 25/1 99 -
10
Omega silk
D
Omega b
J: Bradley Harris 7
T: Milton Harris
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
French hurdle winner; made low-key British debut but might come on for the run
16-95
Age: 5
Weight: 11-7
OR: 108
Days: 45
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Dec 22 Lei Leicester 20.5f Sft 4HcH 11-6 v1 5/7 Yellowstone Park (22L) 25/1 112 92
8 May 22 Bou Bordeaux Le Bouscat 18.5f Sft 4yH 10-10 b 9/10 Issam (52L) 18/1 - 69
30 Mar 22 Stb Strasbourg 16.5f VSft 4yH 10-12 b 6/7 Violet Hill (15L) 14/5 - -
20 Mar 22 Par Lyon Parilly 17f VSft 4yH 10-6 b 1/10 Irundo (1½L) 57/10 - -
26 Dec 21 Mul Mulheim 11f Sft Hc 8-13 2/5 () 13/10F - -
4 Dec 21 Mul Mulheim 11f Hy Hc 8-5 1/10 () 37/10F - 68
11
Tibbie Dunbar silk
D
Tibbie Dunbar
J: Sean Bowen
T: Stuart Kittow
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 4 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (33%)
Ran well in defeat here in November and features prominently in calculations
2216-2
Age: 7
Weight: 11-5
OR: 106
Days: 72
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Nov 22 Tau Taunton 19f Gd 4HcHM 11-10 2/7 Love Actually (2½L) 10/1 106 108
20 Oct 22 Sth Southwell (AW) 14f St 5Hc 9-4 7/11 Vaynor (11L) 40/1 63 59
11 Jun 22 Bat Bath 17f Gd 4Hc 8-5 5/6 Orin Swift (5¼L) 11/10F 63 66
19 May 22 Lin Lingfield 14f Gd 6Hc 9-7 1/8 Henry The Fifth (3¼L) 8/11F 56 67
14 Apr 22 Bat Bath 14f GS 6Hc 9-0 2/13 Kalamity Kitty (½L) 4/1 52 63
12 Nov 21 Wor Worcester 16f GS 5HcHM 11-13 6/9 Lime Drop (23L) 10/11F 105 90
12
Gingerbred silk
Gingerbred
J: Micheal Nolan
T: Philip Hobbs
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Unexposed 5yo who was in contention before falling on recent handicap debut
4-595F
Age: 5
Weight: 11-5
OR: 106
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Jan 23 Exe Exeter 16.5f Hy 4HcH 11-2 F/6 Moorland Rambler () 6/1 106 -
22 Dec 22 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Sft 4MdH 11-5 5/15 Altobelli (10½L) 40/1 - 103
14 Nov 22 Exe Exeter 16.5f Gd 4NvH 11-0 9/15 Timeforatune (32L) 20/1 - 87
25 Oct 22 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 16.5f GS 3NvH 10-13 5/13 Gwennie May Boy (18L) 150/1 - 92
22 Mar 22 Exe Exeter 16.5f GS 5MdNHF 10-13 4/6 Park Hill Dancer (34L) 20/1 - 72
13
Mr Freedom silk
Mr Freedom
J: Marc Goldstein
T: Sheena West
Triple juvenile hurdle winner in September; second to well-treated rival on handicap debut
111O52
Age: 4
Weight: 11-3
OR: 117
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jan 23 Plu Plumpton 16f Sft 4HcH 11-5 2/8 El Muchacho (7½L) 8/1 117 107
12 Nov 22 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Gd 3yHG2 11-0 5/8 Scriptwriter (16½L) 13/2 120 103
28 Oct 22 Wet Wetherby 16f GS 3yHL 11-0 RO/4 Medyaf () 11/4 120 110
30 Sep 22 Fon Fontwell 17.5f Gd 43yH 11-12 1/7 Hill Station (10L) 5/4F 102 110
18 Sep 22 Plu Plumpton 18f Gd 43yH 11-7 1/6 Executive Pool (4L) 100/30 102 100
4 Sep 22 Fon Fontwell 17.5f Gd 43yH 11-0 1/5 Miss Fedora (2L) 9/1 - 90
14
Jilaijone silk
BF
Jilaijone t
J: Tom Scudamore
T: David Pipe
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Won on last month's British debut and still has potential; handicap debut today
5313
Age: 4
Weight: 11-0
OR: 114
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Wet Wetherby 16f Sft 43yH 11-4 t 3/14 Start In Front (9L) 100/30F 116 109
6 Dec 22 Fon Fontwell 17.5f Gd 43yH 11-0 t 1/5 Aviles (7L) 22/1 - 108
1 Nov 22 Ang Angouleme 19f GS 3yH 10-8 t 3/10 Bonheur De Ballon (3¾L) - 91
11 Sep 22 Dax Dax 17.5f Gd 3yH 10-9 t 5/5 Kap Nonantais (14L) - 91
Verdict

The pick is COLONIAL EMPIRE, who has been hiked up another 10lb for last month's easy win at Ffos Las but is in prime form.

Verdict silk image
Colonial Empire

Betting Forecast:

11/4 Colonial Empire,

7/1 Inedit Star,

Gingerbred,

8/1 Amelia's Dance,

Tibbie Dunbar,

10/1 Rewired,

Jilaijone,

12/1 John Betjeman,

Mr Freedom,

14/1 Keepyourdreamsbig,

20/1 Invincible Nao,

Omega,

33/1 River Bray,

66/1 Imac Wood

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