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These are the race tips and results for Fontwell run on Monday 6th February 2023.

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Race 1 Fontwell 13:20 Handicap Hurdle (Class 5) 22f

88 My Ticketyboo
Fitted with cheekpieces and much improved when springing a surprise over C&D last week, responding well. Jumped right on that occasion but it didn't stop him and he's now of interest under a penalty.
10-127exMr Freddie GordonChris Gordonlocked4/13/125
244 Gavroche D'allier
Well held on his sole outing in bumpers but better signs over hurdles, suited by return to 19.6f when third fitted with cheekpieces for handicap debut 3 weeks ago. Big player upped further in distance.
11-6Jamie BraceMilton Harrislocked4.5/13/133
699 Balinesker Beach
Made a low-key start under Rules in early-2021 for Jack Barber and, having won in points since, fared little better on yard/seasonal debut at Chepstow. Upped to 20.4f and much more like it when third on handicap debut at Southwell in November. More to come.
10-11Thomasina EystonNeil Mulhollandlocked4.5/17/156
483 Abingworth
Promise when second on first of 3 starts in bumpers last winter and similarly offered a bit first 2 outings over hurdles this winter. Under pressure when falling at Plumpton latest but remains low mileage and one to consider on handicap bow for in-form yard.
11-11Rob HargreavesGary Moorelocked6/114/1133
4212 West Orchard
Yet to get seriously competitive but his fourth-placed finishes at Wincanton on his last 2 starts show he's no lost cause and he'll be suited by the return to further after finding 2m too sharp last time.
10-10Freddie GingellJoe Tizzardlocked7/14/143
626 Annie Day
Gambled-on and left previous efforts behind to get off the mark for her new yard returning from 20 months off at Fontwell (19f, good) in November. Possibly found the race coming too soon 3 weeks later at Uttoxeter so may well get back on track here.
11-1Mr Charlie CaseBen Caselocked7/16.5/17
4611 Follow That
Runner-up in handicaps final 2 starts of 2020/21 campaign. Has showed enough to suggest she retains plenty of ability in 2 comeback outings this term and claims if pulling out any more for first-time cheekpieces.
10-10Mr Oliver BoydenOlly Murphylocked10/120/1100
405 Gaia Vallis
Scored a couple of times last season but was some way short of her best when a remote third of 16 on reappearance just after Christmas. Needs to come on for that outing.
11-2Mr James TurnerDavid Bridgwaterlocked16/118/113
732 Newtonian
Fair form when placed in a brace of bumpers. In need of the experience on hurdles debut a year ago but well held completed start since (fell twice in that time).
12-0Mr Lewis SaundersOliver Sherwoodlocked20/180/1300
910 Hard Frost
Showed fair from on the first of 2 starts in bumpers but never dangerous in 2 novice hurdles for Paul Nicholls and was similar story for new yard.
10-10Mr Rupert WilksHarry Derhamlocked25/140/160
421 Oscarsman
Won Plumpton maiden hurdle in December 2019 and stepped up on reappearance when third there (20.5f, good to soft) in November. Needs to cast aside a heavy defeat at Huntingdon.
12-1Dylan KittsSuzy Smithlocked28/133/118
6213 Hier Encore
On a lengthy losing run and looks on the decline. 4 lb out of the weights.
10-2Beau MorganNigel Dungerlocked80/133/159
787 Robins Field
Showed some promise sent chasing before taking a nasty spill at Lingfield a year ago on sole outing for Dan Skelton. Unseated in a point after and no promise back hurdling at Exeter in November. Has had a breathing op.
10-13Miss Imogen Harriet Dickinlocked100/1200/1100
There are 13 runners in this race.

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Race 2 Fontwell 13:55 Handicap Chase (Class 5) 20f

81 Unit Sixtyfour
Improved since tongue tied, winning handicap chases at Warwick on New Year's Eve and here (2¼m) 8 days ago. A 7 lb penalty doesn't look enough to prevent him completing a hat-trick.
12-97exBeau MorganBen Paulinglocked0.8/10.91/114
323 Haldon Hill
Down in the weights and finally opened his account over fences at Ffos Las (21f) in November. Not in the same form when only sixth there since but capable of bouncing back.
11-10Jonjo O'Neill JrVictor Dartnalllocked4.5/13.5/122
84 Dindin
Kept busy and scored by a wide margin at Warwick in September. Rather hit-and-miss since, but his latest 5 lengths third to the reopposing Unit Sixtyfour over 2¼m here was creditable. Thereabouts if in the same form.
11-6Philip ArmsonDavid Pipelocked8/110/125
352 Pawpaw
Ran creditably for his new yard when when second in a 20.5f Plumpton handicap hurdle last month. Didn't show much in 2 chase starts at the start of the season, though. Has cheekpieces refitted.
11-11Brendan PowellDavid Bridgwaterlocked8/15/138
215 Arcade Attraction
Fair chaser/hurdler when on-song but he's shown precious little in 4 starts this season. First-time cheekpieces need to have a positive effect.
10-13Adam WedgeEvan Williamslocked14/114/10
306 Call Me Freddie
Hurdles winner over 3m in Ireland but hasn't shown much in 6 starts in this sphere to date, finishing a distant fifth at Wincanton last month.
10-7Harry ReedRichenda Fordlocked18/133/183
78 Clondaw Robin
Yet to score over fences and last of 8 at Plumpton a week ago. Hard to fancy.
10-2Caoilin QuinnAndy Irvinelocked33/120/139
427 Uncertain Times
Successful between the flags in February but overall record in that sphere is hardly compelling, and little show in maiden/novice hurdles. Makes chase/handicap debut.
10-2James BestAnna Newton-Smithlocked66/166/10
There are 8 runners in this race.

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Race 3 Fontwell 14:30 Novices/Maiden Hurdle (Class 4) 22f

371 Kilbeg King
Irish point winner looked good prospect when making winning start under Rules in a Uttoxeter bumper in March 2021. After a 20-month absence he made a successful hurdle debut at Ffos Las in November. Well beaten pitched into Grade 1 company at Newbury since but leading claims with sights lowered.
11-12Aidan ColemanAnthony Honeyballlocked1.38/11/128
1283 Red Windsor
Fair form when placed on all 4 bumper starts and made a winning start to his hurdle career in a 19f course novice in October. Capable of better and another bold show looks assured.
11-12Tom CannonChris Gordonlocked2/12.75/138
309 Star Flyer
Reached the frame in both bumpers and ran to a fair level when 9 lengths third in Newcastle novice hurdle a month ago. A repeat of that form should see him on the premises here.
11-5James BowenWarren Greatrexlocked5/14.5/110
72 Red Happy
Has enjoyed plenty of success for this yard but kept busy and has found life tough lately.
11-12James BestDavid Pipelocked7/17.5/17
428 Scrum Diddly
Placed on completed start in Irish points back in May but down the field in a bumper and novice hurdle under Rules. Clearly still early days but can only be watched for now.
11-5Jonathan BurkeOliver Sherwoodlocked25/118/128
355 Galway Mahler
Maiden pointer who exceeded market expectations when fifth on Newbury hurdle debut last March but has pulled up on both outings since.
11-5Brendan PowellJohn Best & Karen locked25/140/160
294 Allanah's Boy
Poor form in bumpers/novice hurdles. Star Flyer looks very much the yard first string.
11-5Harry BannisterWarren Greatrexlocked50/1125/1150
376 Lucky Mac
Well held in 2 bumpers in December ahead of this switch to hurdles.
11-5Ben Ffrench DavisAndy Irvinelocked100/1250/1150
477 Privatearing
Beaten a long way in a bumper and maiden hurdle before Christmas. Big outsider.
11-5Caoilin QuinnAndy Irvinelocked100/1250/1150
3010 Kings Kuroshio
Pulled up in novice hurdle at Wincanton (2m) on debut 30 days ago, labouring from circuit out. Significantly up in trip.
10-12James DaviesNick Giffordlocked100/1250/1150
There are 10 runners in this race.

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Race 4 Fontwell 15:00 Handicap Chase (Class 4) 26f

75 Ozzie Man
Winner of sole start between the flags and winner of first 2 starts in this sphere. Creditable efforts in defeat the last twice, latterly going down narrowly at Huntingdon (2½m, good to soft), and open to improvement back up in trip here in a first-time visor.
11-2Caoilin QuinnGary Moorelocked1.38/11.1/120
362 A Time To Shine
Runner-up on chase debut at Hereford in February 2021 and performed with credit when fourth of 10 back from a lengthy absence at Exeter (24.2f, heavy) on New Year's Day. Potentially well-handicapped if able to build on that.
11-4Jonathan BurkeOliver Sherwoodlocked3/12.25/125
53 Windance
Big improver in handicap hurdles in 2021, winning at Taunton and this course in the space of a week. Shaped as though ability remains intact back from 19 months off on chase debut at Uttoxeter but recently failed to complete at Exeter.
11-3Aidan ColemanAnthony Honeyballlocked5.5/15.5/10
421 Potters Venture
Fairly useful hurdler for Philip Hobbs who scored over fences on his yard debut at Newton Abbot (25.8f, good to soft) in October. Well held both starts since, though, including back over hurdles last time, and tongue strap applied now returned to chasing.
11-4Harry KimberKeiran Burkelocked5.5/16.5/118
There are 4 runners in this race.

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Race 5 Fontwell 15:30 Maiden Hurdle (Class 4) 18f

101 Auriferous
Fairly useful on Flat (stays 16.5f) and successful at Southwell (12f) back in March. Plenty of creditable efforts in defeat thereafter, keeping on for third at Newbury (2m) in July. Acquired for 50,000 gns in August and shaped well under a kind ride on hurdles debut 10 days ago. More to come.
11-7Jamie MooreGary Moorelocked1.88/12/16
77 Tapley
Winning start under Rules in a Fontwell bumper in October and showed plenty to work on sent hurdling when fourth of 12 in a Newbury maiden (16.3f) in November. Similar efforts in defeat since and he should be on the premises again.
11-7Micheal NolanSuzy Smithlocked2.25/11/156
4946 San Fermin
Half-brother to useful chaser Billaway and, having won a bumper, made a pleasing start to his hurdling career when third in a novice at Stratford in June 2021. Off since the following September so well-being is taken on trust.
11-7Aidan ColemanOlly Murphylocked4/17.5/188
675 General Medrano
Showed promise both starts in bumpers and did the same sent hurdling when eighth of 15 in 2m novice at Chepstow in November, unable to sustain effort after making headway 2 out. Also failed to see race out at Leicester but a subsequent wind op may well help his cause.
11-7Tom BellamyEmma Lavellelocked6/16/10
2888 Shewearsthewellies
Made frame both starts in Irish points, fourth last time (Apr 2022). Market may guide on Rules debut.
11-0David BassLawney Hilllocked20/166/1230
653 Bohemian Lad
Mahler gelding. Half-brother to bumper winner/fairly useful hurdler Dollys Destination. Dam (h85) bumper winner. Tongue tied and just minor promise in a Chepstow bumper in December.
11-7Ben GodfreyAnthony Honeyballlocked25/125/10
294 Estacas
Winner of a strong Ascot bumper for Andreas Wohler but was extremely easy to back when well held on hurdling/stable debut at Chepstow last month. Something to prove on the back of that.
11-7Paul O'BrienDavid Bridgwaterlocked25/150/1100
272 Belgarum
Limited impact in a bumper/over hurdles.
11-7Brendan PowellJoe Tizzardlocked50/1125/1150
There are 8 runners in this race.

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Race 6 Fontwell 16:00 Handicap Chase (Class 4) 22f

591 Whatsdastory
Well prepared following 6 months off to land 3-runner mares' handicap at Hereford in October. Promised more than what she ultimately delivered having travelled well for a long way at Cheltenham (20.6f, good) last time but leading claims here all the same.
12-1Sam Twiston-DaviesDr Richard Newlandlocked2.75/16/1118
323 Mad About Sally
Benefited from a more patient ride when opening her account in 14-runner handicap hurdle at Hereford (21.7f, soft) in December. Probably best to overlook subsequent Ffos Las display and she could have a part to play if her jumping passes the test now switched to fences.
10-12Ben JonesOliver Signylocked3/11.5/150
424 River Tyne
Winless following half-a-dozen attempts over hurdles but twice ran well at this venue. Yet to match pick of her form in that sphere, in 2 starts over fences but her mark is easing all the time, so she's not one to be writing off.
10-7James DaviesNick Giffordlocked4/13/125
592 Electric Annie
Dual winner over hurdles (at up to 21.3f) last season and fair encouraging start over fences on return at Kempton in November. In trouble a long way out at Cheltenham next time, though, and she has bit to prove on the back of that.
11-4Mr George HiscockRobert Walfordlocked4/15/125
485 Tazka
Sole win over fences was registered over C&D in September 2020. Hit the crossbar twice off higher marks than this last summer and while she has needs to bounce back following a couple of non-completions, she will be a threat if on-song.
10-6Niall HoulihanGary Moorelocked5/17.5/150
There are 5 runners in this race.

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Race 7 Fontwell 16:30 Handicap Hurdle (Class 5) 18f

304 Force De Frap
Revitalised in recent months, winning 2m handicaps at Taunton and Wincanton. Another 12 lb higher now bidding for the hat-trick but can't rule out further progress in his current mood.
11-10Harrison BeswickEmma-Jane Bishoplocked3.33/16.5/195
288 Sawpit Sienna
Successful at Fakenham (2½m) in October and Taunton (2m) in January. Ought to remain very competitive after a 6 lb rise.
11-0Robert DunneSamuel Drinkwaterlocked5/19/180
3010 Gorcombe Moonshine
Found only one too good from out of the weights over C&D in December. Not in the same form at Wincanton since but he may fare better with the cheekpieces he wore here now back in place.
10-2Harry KimberRobert Walfordlocked6/16/10
242 Monjules
Strong in betting and straight back on track for new yard when making light of a 10-month absence at Sedgefield (2m) in December. Disappointed in a 19.5f Huntingdon since but might be worth another chance.
11-13Lorcan MurtaghHarry Frylocked6.5/16/18
625 Tamaris
Fair maiden over hurdles for Gary Moore. Sound return from an absence for his new stable when fourth of 13 over C&D in December and not disgraced on AW Flat at Lingfield recently. Likely to go well back hurdling.
11-5Freddie GingellJoe Tizzardlocked7/13.5/150
423 Sambezi
Placed twice over hurdles last spring and back to form when 6 lengths second at Sedgefield (17f) in December. Only a respectable third (beaten 13 lengths) at Wincanton on Boxing Day.
11-13Ben JonesOliver Signylocked7.5/13.5/153
357 Begin The Luck
Has drawn a blank since his 2 wins in spring 2021 but he knocked firmly on the door with 3 successive runner-up efforts in November/December. Shaped as if still in form when fifth at Plumpton latest. Considered.
11-2Ben GodfreyBrian Barrlocked9/19/10
371 Petticoat Lucy
Landed a mares' novice hurdle at Wincanton (2m) last winter. Creditable reappearance fourth at Exeter (18.5f) in November but merely added to her rather mixed record when pulled up at Newbury on New Year's Eve.
12-2Lorcan WilliamsJeremy Scottlocked11/114/127
7512 Le Balcon
Made frame twice from 4 outings in Irish points. No show as yet under Rules and out of the weights for handicap debut, but could do better and warrants a market check.
10-2Tom BellamyD J Jeffreyslocked16/128/175
911 Christopher Clive
Little impact for Jeremy Scott last season. Offered a bit when sixth of 14 in Taunton handicap on return for a new yard. Unseated at the start at Uttoxeter since. 8 lb out of the handicap.
10-2Philip ArmsonClaire Harrislocked25/166/1164
476 Kerrkenny Gold
Runner-up twice in bumpers for Mags Mullins in 2018. Also second over hurdles for Olly Murphy in February 2020 but pulled up both starts since returning from a long absence for new stable. Lots to prove.
11-2James DaviesBarry Brennanlocked100/1125/125
359 Bolberry Down
In frame first 2 starts but pulled up switched to handicap company at Lingfield and Plumpton since. Can only be watched.
10-9Tom CannonJohn Best & Karen locked100/140/160
There are 12 runners in this race.