TAUNTON
16 November 2023
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  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 7f 3y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Taunton
Runners
14

Type
Chase Turf

Surface
Turf

Weather
Rain

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Midnight Glance silk
D
Midnight Glance v
J: Tom Bellamy
T: Alan King
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Won at Exeter last November but he's lost his way since and needs a major turnaround
25-56P
Age: 8
Weight: 12-0
OR: 100
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Oct 23 Hun Huntingdon 23.5f Gd 5HcCh 11-11 p PU/10 Tedwin Hills () 16/1 102 -
6 Aug 23 Mar Market Rasen 23f GS 4HcH 11-4 p 6/7 Pardon Me (28L) 7/1 100 82
19 Jul 23 Utt Uttoxeter 23.5f Gd 4HcH 11-0 p 5/5 Secret Trix (63L) 12/1 102 48
10 Jan 23 Don Doncaster 26f GS 4NvHcCh 11-6 v1 5/6 The Questioner (65L) 7/2 108 61
1 Dec 22 Wcn Wincanton 25f GS 4HcCh 11-2 p 2/8 Certainly Red (17L) 9/4F 110 102
14 Nov 22 Exe Exeter 24.5f Gd 4HcCh 11-6 p1 1/11 Representing Bob (1L) 7/1 102 115
2
Dindin silk
D
Dindin tb
J: Gearoid Harney 7
T: David Pipe
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Two chase wins this year but he's not easy to predict and comes with risks attached
524P26
Age: 10
Weight: 11-13
OR: 99
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Oct 23 Lud Ludlow 20f GS 5HcCh 11-6 tb 6/9 Dan's Chosen (30L) 14/1 100 87
4 Oct 23 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 24f Sft 5HcCh 11-9 tb 2/8 Justshortofabubble (3L) 18/1 100 103
7 Sep 23 Sth Southwell 26f Gd 4HcCh 11-6 tb PU/7 Swapped () 14/1 102 -
24 Aug 23 Fon Fontwell 21.5f Gd 4HcCh 11-2 tb 4/7 Tango Echo Charlie (25L) 8/1 103 88
3 Aug 23 Str Stratford 22.5f GS 5HcCh 11-13 tb 2/9 Justshortofabubble (1½L) 6/1 99 103
5 Jul 23 Wor Worcester 23f Gd 5HcCh 11-9 tb 5/12 Ron Burgundy (20L) 8/1 100 91
3
Lock Out silk
BF
w2
Lock Out tp
J: Jack Tudor
T: David Pipe
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
w2
Wind Op - Second run after wind operation
Unexposed chaser but he's not progressed under rules and needs more at this new trip
4334-5
Age: 6
Weight: 11-12
OR: 98
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Oct 23 Wcn Wincanton 20f Sft 5NvHcCh 11-7 tp1 5/9 Kraqueline (20L) 7/2J 100 93
31 Jan 23 Lin Lingfield 19.5f GS 5HcH 12-2 4/8 Issar d'Airy (24L) 11/4 102 96
10 Jan 23 Exe Exeter 16.5f Hy 4HcH 11-0 3/6 Moorland Rambler (8¾L) 7/2 104 97
5 Dec 22 Lin Lingfield 16f GS 4NvHcH 11-9 3/8 Happy Company (6¾L) 5/1 105 103
21 Nov 22 Kem Kempton 16f GS 4NvH 11-6 4/10 Blow Your Wad (19L) 9/1 - 100
3 Nov 22 Nby Newbury 16.5f Gd 4NvH 11-0 1/3 Doublethetrouble (5½L) 4/11F - 98
4
Dreamsundermyfeet silk
Dreamsundermyfeet p
J: Adam Wedge
T: Martin Keighley
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
On dangerous mark but he's been out of sorts in last two runs and needs a major revival
323P-5
Age: 8
Weight: 11-9
OR: 95
Days: 74
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Sep 23 Wor Worcester 23f Gd 5HcCh 12-0 p 5/10 Ya Know Yaseff (71L) 20/1 100 44
16 Apr 23 Hun Huntingdon 23.5f GS 5HcCh 11-12 p PU/8 Duke Of Deception () 10/1 103 -
16 Feb 23 Lei Leicester 22.5f Gd 5HcCh 12-0 p 3/4 Flann (26L) 100/30 105 97
3 Feb 23 Cat Catterick 19f Gd 5HcCh 12-0 p1 2/9 Trac (3¾L) 11/2 105 107
7 Dec 22 Lei Leicester 22.5f GF 5HcCh 12-2 3/8 The Boat (16L) 5/1 107 99
4 Jun 22 Wor Worcester 20f Gd 4HcCh 11-2 3/6 Northern Bound (17½L) 5/2J 109 102
6
William Philo silk
William Philo
J: Gavin Sheehan
T: Ben Lund
Won at Fontwell in April, despite jumping left throughout; up 2lb on his stable debut
F2331-
Age: 6
Weight: 11-8
OR: 94
Days: 226
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Apr 23 Fon Fontwell 26f Sft 5HcCh 11-6 b1 1/6 Mister Murchan (1¾L) 5/6F 92 98
23 Mar 23 Chp Chepstow 23.5f Sft 5HcCh 11-4 3/15 Rock Of Star (10½L) 7/2 93 96
31 Jan 23 Lin Lingfield 23f GS 4HcH 10-11 3/9 Gerico Ville (½L) 11/4F 96 99
31 Dec 22 Utt Uttoxeter 23.5f Hy 5HcH 11-7 2/14 Shot Boii (½L) 11/2 93 98
5 Dec 22 Lin Lingfield 23.5f GS 5HcCh 11-2 p1 F/12 Ramore Will () 5/2F 93 -
14 Nov 22 Exe Exeter 24.5f Gd 4HcCh 10-13 5/11 Midnight Glance (16½L) 7/1 95 91
7
Malinas Island silk
D
BF
Malinas Island t
J: Brendan Powell
T: Neil Mulholland
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Dual hurdle winner but he's been off for 604 days and looks opposable on his chase debut
12124/
Age: 8
Weight: 11-8
OR: 94
Days: 604
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Mar 22 Wet Wetherby 24f GS 5NvHcH 11-5 t 4/8 Great Raffles (10½L) 11/8F 98 96
28 Feb 22 Plu Plumpton 25f GS 5HcH 11-9 t 2/10 Good News (3¼L) EvensF 97 99
27 Jan 22 Wet Wetherby 24f GS 5NvHcH 11-1 t 1/18 Storm Force One (3¼L) 5/2F 91 99
2 Dec 21 Mar Market Rasen 23f Sft 5HcH 11-3 t 2/12 High Grounds (4¾L) 8/13F 85 89
25 Nov 21 Lin Lingfield 23f GS 5HcH 10-8 t 1/13 Freethinker (3¼L) 11/2 85 94
16 Oct 21 Ffo Ffos Las 24f Gd 5HcH 11-2 t 5/11 Uno Mas (27L) 9/2 87 76
8
Delgany Monarch silk
Delgany Monarch
J: Tabitha Worsley 3
T: Richard Rowe
Easy win over 3m1f in final run last term; big player if he can pick up where he left off
64321-
Age: 8
Weight: 11-8
OR: 94
Days: 220
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Apr 23 Plu Plumpton 25.5f Sft 5NvHcCh 11-1 1/3 River Tyne (25L) 2/1 89 100
21 Mar 23 Plu Plumpton 25.5f Sft 5HcCh 11-0 2/7 Gold Clermont (10L) 11/4J 89 94
20 Feb 23 Lin Lingfield 23.5f Gd 5HcCh 11-0 3/12 Twilight Glory (1¾L) 9/2 89 94
1 Feb 23 Lei Leicester 22.5f Gd 5NvHcCh 11-1 4/10 Mixedwave (7L) 11/2 90 89
21 Dec 22 Lin Lingfield 23f Hy 5NvHcH 11-5 6/8 The Imposter (64L) 15/2 94 39
24 Nov 22 Lin Lingfield 19.5f Sft 5NvHcH 11-9 7/14 The Imposter (65L) 11/1 98 38
9
Catuaba silk
Catuaba
J: James Best
T: Charlie Longsdon
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Held in his last two runs over hurdles and he needs to find more on this switch to fences
9-1F43
Age: 5
Weight: 11-7
OR: 93
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Oct 23 Hun Huntingdon 25f GS 5NvHcH 11-6 3/7 Boleyn Boy (6¾L) 4/1 95 91
3 Oct 23 Sth Southwell 24.5f Gd 5HcH 11-2 4/11 Haveyougotmymoney (26L) 7/2 96 76
29 May 23 Hun Huntingdon 25f Gd 5HcH 11-7 F/5 Ratoute Yutty () 11/10F 96 93
1 May 23 War Warwick 25f Gd 5HcH 11-4 1/10 Jack The Farmer (½L) 6/1 91 97
30 Dec 22 Tau Taunton 19f GS 4NvH 11-0 9/14 Timeforatune (44L) 50/1 - 82
9 Dec 22 Don Doncaster 19.5f Gd 3NvH 11-0 2/4 Tommy Cullen (19L) 14/1 - 94
10
Getthepot silk
D
Getthepot tp
J: Bryony Frost
T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Runner-up back over fences at Exeter and has possibilities on this step back up in trip
-5P6P2
Age: 8
Weight: 11-7
OR: 93
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Oct 23 Exe Exeter 19f GF 5HcCh 11-2 tp 2/6 Red Happy (4¾L) 7/1 93 96
12 Sep 23 Wor Worcester 23f GS 4HcH 10-4 tp PU/8 Hungry Hill () 9/1 90 -
4 Aug 23 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 23f Gd 5HcH 11-8 tp 6/9 Dakota Beat (22L) 7/1 94 76
21 Jun 23 Wor Worcester 23f Gd 5HcCh 11-9 tp PU/10 Dindin () 11/2 100 -
8 Jun 23 Utt Uttoxeter 21f Gd 4HcCh 10-10 tp 5/6 Yccs Portocervo (49L) 3/1 102 73
26 Oct 22 Fak Fakenham 24f Gd 5NvHcCh 12-0 tp REF/3 Dan's Chosen () 10/11F 102 -
11
Justshortofabubble silk
D
BF
Justshortofabubble tp
J: Ben Jones
T: Grace Harris
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Won at Bangor (3m, soft) last month but was vulnerable in his follow-up bid at Stratford
123214
Age: 6
Weight: 11-1
OR: 87
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Nov 23 Str Stratford 22.5f Sft 5HcCh 10-10 tp 4/11 Guguss Collonges (13L) 11/4F 87 85
4 Oct 23 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 24f Sft 5HcCh 10-4 tp 1/8 Dindin (3L) 6/4F 81 89
19 Sep 23 Utt Uttoxeter 24f Sft 5HcCh 10-10 tp 2/7 Dragonfruit (5½L) 5/2 81 89
3 Sep 23 Wor Worcester 23f Gd 5HcCh 10-9 tp 3/10 Ya Know Yaseff (5¾L) 100/30F 81 84
22 Aug 23 Wor Worcester 20f Gd 5HcCh 10-10 tp 2/10 Ironhill (3¼L) 4/1 79 89
3 Aug 23 Str Stratford 22.5f GS 5HcCh 10-2 tp 1/9 Dindin (1½L) 11/10F 74 81
12
Cobra Commander silk
CD
Cobra Commander
J: Niall Houlihan 3
T: Tom Symonds
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Two chase wins in April 2022 but he hasn't matched that form since; needs to step up
P4-6V3
Age: 9
Weight: 11-0
OR: 86
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Oct 23 Her Hereford 25f Gd 5HcCh 11-1 3/6 Braganza Bay (12L) 18/1 87 87
13 May 23 War Warwick 24f Gd 5HcCh 11-8 6/11 Tom O'Roughley (51L) 16/1 90 50
13 Apr 23 Tau Taunton 23f GS 5HcCh 11-6 4/8 Imperial Joe (13L) 25/1 92 92
5 Feb 23 Her Hereford 25f Gd 5HcCh 11-6 PU/10 Family Pot () 22/1 92 -
21 Nov 22 Lud Ludlow 24f GS 5HcH 10-13 5/7 Langley Hundred (40L) 18/1 90 58
26 Oct 22 Chp Chepstow 23.5f GS 5HcH 11-1 5/6 Bobalot (93L) 20/1 92 8
14
Barrowmount silk
D
Barrowmount
J: Micheal Nolan
T: Seamus Mullins
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (0%)
Struggled in both previous runs over fences and sole hurdle win was in May 2021; opposable
8F3-46
Age: 7
Weight: 10-13
OR: 85
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Oct 23 Str Stratford 22f Gd 4HcH 10-5 6/10 Top Cloud (18L) 14/1 87 75
14 May 23 Plu Plumpton 25f Gd 5HcH 11-6 4/12 Hello Sunshine (18L) 9/1 88 84
21 Apr 23 Exe Exeter 23f Gd 5HcH 11-2 3/18 Coachman (4¾L) 22/1 88 84
2 Mar 23 Tau Taunton 24f Gd 4HcH 10-7 F/9 Unspeakable () 20/1 89 84
7 Feb 23 Tau Taunton 19f Gd 5HcH 11-3 8/11 Blue Bikini (18L) 80/1 94 83
1 Jan 23 Exe Exeter 19f Hy 5HcCh 11-10 h PU/13 Lightonthewing () 50/1 100 -
15
Seymour Promise silk
w1
Seymour Promise t
J: Freddie Gingell 7
T: Joe Tizzard
w1
Wind Op - First run after wind operation
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 4 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (33%)
16-race maiden and he needs to get back on track after wind surgery
7-52P0
Age: 7
Weight: 10-13
OR: 85
Days: 86
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Aug 23 Nab Newton Abbot 26.5f Gd 5HcH 11-0 t 12/15 Lelantos (71L) 20/1 93 33
23 Jul 23 Nab Newton Abbot 21f Gd 5HcCh 10-12 tb PU/9 Scrumpy Boy () 5/1 89 -
27 Jun 23 Nab Newton Abbot 26f Gd 5NvHcCh 11-3 tb1 2/4 Junior Massini (8½L) 7/2 91 94
31 May 23 Nab Newton Abbot 21f Gd 5NvHcCh 11-5 tp 5/7 Chief Black Robe (101L) 10/1 94 20
10 Mar 23 Exe Exeter 23f Gd 4NvHcH 10-13 tp 7/8 Armchair Farmer (64L) 9/2 94 42
24 Feb 23 War Warwick 26f Gd 5HcH 10-12 tp 2/11 Ailes D'Amour (4½L) 9/2 94 96
16
Time To Bite silk
Time To Bite
J: Bryan Carver
T: Chris Honour
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Overall record of 0-32 but he's reached the frame in last five chase runs; not ruled out
3323-3
Age: 8
Weight: 10-11
OR: 83
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Oct 23 Str Stratford 19.5f Gd 5NvHcCh 11-11 3/7 Martalmix'jac (8L) 11/2 85 86
15 Oct 22 Str Stratford 22.5f Gd 5HcCh 11-2 3/7 Flying Verse (17½L) 3/1 88 87
3 Oct 22 Str Stratford 19.5f Gd 5NvHcCh 10-9 2/7 Jack Thunder (1¾L) 3/1F 86 93
7 Sep 22 Utt Uttoxeter 22.5f Gd 5NvHcCh 10-13 3/7 Judge Earle (13L) 6/1 87 93
22 Aug 22 Str Stratford 19.5f Gd 4HcCh 10-6 3/8 Blaze A Trail (9L) 7/1 88 91
17 Jul 22 Tip Tipperary 19.5f Y Ch 11-12 PU/12 We'llhavewan () 66/1 83 -
5
My Bad Lucy silk
D
My Bad Lucy
J: James Davies
T: Nick Gifford
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
36141-
Age: 7
Weight: 11-8
OR: 94
Days: 203
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Apr 23 War Warwick 24f Gd 5NvHcCh 11-8 1/15 Dorado Dollar (nk) 9/2J 92 100
3 Mar 23 Don Doncaster 24f Gd 4NvHcCh 10-2 4/6 Twoshotsoftequila (12½L) 7/2 92 95
9 Feb 23 Don Doncaster 24f Gd 5HcCh 11-3 1/7 Elleon (½L) 15/2 87 100
7 Jan 23 Wcn Wincanton 25f GS 5NvHcCh 11-4 p 6/11 Beyond Redemption (46L) 9/2 90 57
25 Nov 22 Don Doncaster 24f Gd 5NvHcCh 10-13 p1 3/5 Everyday Champagne (4L) 5/1 90 90
2 Nov 22 Chp Chepstow 23.5f Gd 4HcCh 10-11 5/8 Faustinovick (17L) 13/2 93 83
13
Meechlands Magic silk
D
BF
Meechlands Magic p
J: Harry Reed
T: Debra Hamer
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
4-491U
Age: 7
Weight: 10-13
OR: 85
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Oct 23 Her Hereford 25f GF 5NvHcCh 10-5 p UR/7 Can't Beat History () 7/4F 76 -
12 Oct 23 Wor Worcester 23f GS 5HcCh 10-2 p 1/9 Bolintlea (10L) 11/1 79 87
19 Sep 23 Utt Uttoxeter 23.5f GS 5HcH 10-2 9/14 Seefin (36L) 11/1 72 49
1 Sep 23 Fon Fontwell 26f GS 5HcH 10-5 4/6 Horizon D'Or (18L) 11/1 71 66
23 Oct 22 Ffo Ffos Las 24f GS 5HcCh 10-2 p 4/10 Faitque De L'Isle (13L) 14/1 74 67
9 Oct 22 Ffo Ffos Las 24f Gd 5HcH 10-2 tp 4/12 Camembert Electric (18L) 12/1 74 59
Verdict

An open race in which Debra Hamer's unexposed chaser MEECHLANDS MAGIC gets the vote ahead of Delgany Monarch and My Bad Lucy.

Verdict silk image
Meechlands Magic

Betting Forecast:

5/1 Getthepot,

6/1 Meechlands Magic,

7/1 My Bad Lucy,

8/1 Justshortofabubble,

9/1 Catuaba,

10/1 Lock Out,

William Philo,

Delgany Monarch,

Time To Bite,

12/1 Malinas Island,

16/1 Dindin,

Cobra Commander,

20/1 Midnight Glance,

Barrowmount,

Seymour Promise,

25/1 Dreamsundermyfeet

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