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These are the race tips and results for Taunton run on Thursday 4th March 2021.


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Race 1 Taunton 13:55 Novices/Maiden Hurdle (Class 4) 19f

POS DSLR HORSE WGT JOCKEY TRAINER XP 1ST LT -% %
12112 Time To Tinker
Left hurdles debut effort behind when second over C&D in December. Not disgraced in a jumpers bumper subsequently and open to further improvement as a hurdler.
locked20-624B
11-3Harry CobdenPaul Nichollslocked2.5/12.25/110
2975 Grandads Cottage
£200,000 Irish point winner who went close on second start under Rules in a Stratford bumper. Stepped up on hurdle debut form when fifth in Doncaster novice (20.8f) 97 days ago and may progress again.
locked1/32-55
11-3Aidan ColemanOlly Murphylocked5/14.5/110
3656 Just In Time
Multiple winner on Flat (at up to 14.5f) in 2017/18. Largely below form in that sphere in 2020 and ran to just a fair level on his belated hurdling bow at Newbury, but has some potential to improve.
locked6A
11-3Tom CannonAlan Kinglocked2/12.25/113
41167 Kalyptra
£42,000 Fair Mix gelding. Half-brother to 3 winners, including fairly useful hurdler/chaser What's Occurring and fair hurdler Balagan. Runner-up sole start in Irish points (Nov 8). Wears hood.
locked2
11-3Fergus GillardNick Mitchelllocked22/150/1127
5th213 Floy Joy
Opened his account in a jumpers bumper at Kempton (18f) 3 weeks ago, doing well to get up having conceded first run. Just modest form so far over hurdles but he may yet do better.
locked55051
11-3A P HeskinColin Tizzardlocked10/116/160
6th211 Young Lieutenant
Bumper winner who opened hurdles account after a wind op in Sedgefield novice in September. Well below par in Cheltenham handicap but got back to winning ways 4 months on in Kempton jumpers bumper.
locked233-101
11-9Caoilin QuinnWarren Greatrexlocked6/13.33/145
7th132 Alfoski
Little impact in bumper/over hurdles.
locked7P4
11-3Kielan WoodsGraeme McPhersonlocked125/1300/1140
8th549 Montys Medoc
Improved on hurdling debut form when tenth of 14 in maiden (66/1) at Chepstow (19.4f, good to soft) 54 days ago, despite not being given a hard race. Remains with potential.
locked560
11-3Lorcan WilliamsPaul Nichollslocked40/150/125
9th5513 Yes Governor
Winning Irish pointer who offered only a little encouragement when seventh of 14 in bumper at Lingfield (16f, standard to slow) on NH debut 55 days ago. Makes hurdles debut. Significantly up in trip.
lockedP/F-17
11-3David NoonanNigel Hawkelocked40/1125/1213
|U|128 King Orry
Well held in bumper/novice hurdles.
locked900
11-3Lucy GardnerSue Gardnerlocked250/1300/120
|PU|3011 The Hoax
Well held only start in bumpers but showed ability on hurdling debut 10 months on at this course. Never better than mid-field in a jumpers bumper last time, but remains with potential as a hurdler.
locked9-2F8
11-3Harry SkeltonDan Skeltonlocked5.5/111/1100
|PU|65610 Mr Woody
Went backwards after a promising start in bumpers for Nicky Henderson in 2018/19. Well-held third on point debut since.
locked270/33-
11-3Charlie PriceGrace Harrislocked100/1250/1150
|PU|014 Little Miss Alice
Alqaahir mare. Half-sister to poor chaser Gilly Grace and poor hurdler North London, stays 21f.
locked
10-10James BestJimmy Frostlocked100/1300/1200
There are 13 runners in this race.
Results:ran
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£3.30 £15.90 £51.40

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Race 2 Taunton 14:30 Selling Hurdle (Class 5) 19f

POS DSLR HORSE WGT JOCKEY TRAINER XP 1ST LT -% %
1315 Coal Stock
Fair maiden on the Flat who shaped up well over hurdles upon joining this yard during first half of 2019. Hasn't fired over hurdles/jumpers bumper either start this year and blinkers now reached for.
locked62/P3-00
11-3Jordan NailorSam Thomaslocked5.5/111/1100
2312 Deebaj
Fair hurdler who followed Fontwell handicap success with easy win on return in Lingfield claimer (19.5f). Fit from spins in jumpers bumper/on Flat and entitled to be in the mix.
locked2/381-14A
11-10Joshua MooreGary Moorelocked3.5/11.62/154
3536 Tintern Theatre
Very lightly raced in recent years and he failed to revive for a switch to hurdling when seventh of 11 at Exeter (23f) in January, weakening 3 out. Marked drop in grade a plus at least.
locked84/0U67B
11-3Archie BellamyNigel locked6.5/13.33/149
4121 Paricolor
Prolific in sellers this winter, winning 4 times. Well held in a competitive handicap at Ascot (23.5f) since but the return to calmer waters is an obvious plus and much better showing likely.
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11-13Fergus GillardDavid Pipelocked0.8/11.62/1103
5th133 Kingston Mimosa
Twice a winner over fences from lowly marks last winter and back to winning ways in a weak race over hurdles in a selling handicap at Fakenham (2m) 2 weeks ago. However, this much tougher.
locked4-P7P41
11-7Theo GillardMark Gillardlocked18/128/156
6th948 Nachtstern
Little form on the Flat in Germany and similar story over hurdles/on Flat in 2 starts for present stable.
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10-8Millie WonnacottNeil Kinglocked35/150/143
|PU|5874 Bombay Basil
Modest form over hurdles/limited impact over fences for J. Hennessy in Ireland back in 2019. Little show in points since and hard to be enthusiastic about back over hurdles.
locked9000-P8
11-3Charlie HammondTracey locked66/1150/1127
|PU|287 Zorlu
Showed no ability for various stables and he's hard to fancy back over hurdles.
locked580/8-PU
11-3Jason DixonTom Grettonlocked100/1300/1200
There are 8 runners in this race.
Results:ran
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£12.80 £40.20 £147.40

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Race 3 Taunton 15:05 Handicap Chase (Class 4) 23f

POS DSLR HORSE WGT JOCKEY TRAINER XP 1ST LT -% %
1986 Ebony Gale
Returned after 10 months off with encouraging second in 20f handicap chase at Huntingdon on debut over fences. However, added to patchy record next 2 starts, tried in headgear latest. Now tongue tied.
locked6/40-286
11-5Richard JohnsonPhilip Hobbslocked6.5/16/18
2124 Dentley De Mee
Fairly useful winning hurdler/chaser who ended losing run at Wincanton 12 days ago off a career-low mark. 4 lb rise seems fair and should be in the mix again.
locked733441A
11-5Jamie MooreNick Williamslocked3.5/13/114
35992 Hidden Charmer
Off the track for a while but not on a bad mark on pick of his form so worth a market check starting out for this yard.
locked556241-
11-7Jack TudorAlastair Ralphlocked14/19/136
4985 Silent Man
Won as he liked on debut for this yard at Ffos Las in November before following up in similar style at Lingfield soon after. Up another 13 lb but hat-trick is a good possibility on current form.
locked65/2-211B
11-5Jason DixonTom Laceylocked2.25/13/133
5th257 Sunny Express
Fair hurdler who ran well on his second chase start when runner-up at Musselburgh, beaten only by a handicap blot. Remains unexposed so warrants respect.
locked2-36F52
11-4A P HeskinWarren Greatrexlocked4/14/10
6th273 Muffins For Tea
Fairly useful chaser who took step back in right direction in change of headgear when third in 3m1f handicap at Wincanton but jumping went to pieces at Chepstow next time.
locked5P4-P3P
11-6Harry KimberColin Tizzardlocked16/114/113
7th1348 The Boola Bee
Dual chase winner in the summer. Fit from the Flat and should make much more of an impact back in this sphere.
locked20-1135
11-3Kieren BuckleyNigel Hawkelocked14/122/157
8th319 Leith Hill Lad
Lightly raced in recent years. Seemed to lose confidence over fences for Charlie Longsdon and offered little back hurdling for new yard.
lockedP/PP-607
11-0Harrison BeswickRichard J Bandeylocked100/140/160
9th1121 Marble Moon
Three-time chase winner over 3m last season but below that form this term, let down by jumping at Ludlow when last seen in November. Tongue strap on 1st time.
lockedP-73724
11-7Adam WedgeEvan Williamslocked9/114/156
There are 9 runners in this race.
Results:ran
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£6.40 £22.60 £154.50

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Race 4 Taunton 15:40 Handicap Hurdle (Class 5) 19f

POS DSLR HORSE WGT JOCKEY TRAINER XP 1ST LT -% %
1231 Cheng Gong
Fair winner at 12f on flat. Little impact over hurdles so far and a similar story when well beaten in a jumpers bumper at Kempton last month. Work to do on handicap debut with cheekpieces reapplied.
locked5577
11-11Millie WonnacottNeil Kinglocked25/116/136
2864 Russian Exile
Maiden who shaped well on his return at Newton Abbot but possibly failed to stay the longer trip at Fontwell when last seen in December.
locked0F4-477
11-9Harry CobdenColin Tizzardlocked16/140/1150
3403 Russian Service
Back to form with a bang when leading towards the finish over C&D last month. Blinkers go on and only nudged up 3 lb so likely to remain competitive.
locked1-F9601
11-9Kevin BroganSamuel Drinkwaterlocked7/16/114
4406 Tactical Manoeuvre
Has 3 C&D wins, the latest last February. Yet to really hit top form this term but his mark is starting to edge back down so can't be ruled out.
locked18-6556
11-8Luca MorganJeremy Scottlocked12/110/117
5th2114 Motdepas
Poor hurdler who showed more temperament than ability when well beaten in a jumpers bumper at Kempton last month. Firmly up against it once again back over hurdles.
locked67U-P50
11-3Joshua MooreGary Moorelocked33/133/10
6th152 Arcade Attraction
Landed a gamble over fences at Ffos Las on reappearance and might have needed the run in a first-time tongue strap after 3 months off when sixth at Hereford 15 days ago. Mark continues to tumble.
locked8P-1F56
11-11Adam WedgeEvan Williamslocked16/112/125
7th915 Auenwirbel
Modest hurdler who after 13 months off, took advantage of a drop in the weights to score readily over C&D 9 days ago. Should strip fitter for that and may be well treated under a penalty.
locked525/90-1B
11-17exMitchell BastyanLaura Younglocked5/13.5/130
8th497 Vanderbilt
Long-standing maiden (0-23) but close up when exiting 2 out here before finding just one too good at Bangor (16.7f, heavy) last time. Solid each-way chance.
locked4-227F2
11-7Theo GillardMark Gillardlocked14/116/114
9th5010 Manor Park
Winner at Market Rasen in November and wasted no time getting back to form when fourth of 11 in handicap hurdle at Plumpton (15.9f, soft) 50 days ago. Each-way claims.
locked881254
11-7Archie BellamyBrian Barrlocked10/120/1100
10th4411 Toad Of Toad Hall
Showed a bit more than previously when fourth in a Wincanton maiden (15.3f) in December but failed to repeat that effort when pulled up at Exeter since. Competitive assignment on handicap debut.
locked004P
11-5Kielan WoodsAlexandra Dunnlocked33/180/1142
|PU|105 Aronius
Ex-German 10f Flat winner who surpassed previous hurdling exploits when geting off the mark at Southwell 10 days ago, responding well under a strong ride. Respected under a penalty back up in trip.
lockedP80291
11-97exHarry SkeltonDan Skeltonlocked2.75/12/127
|PU|9512 Nocte Volatus
Yet to get his head in front but has hinted at promise, plugging on for fourth of 11 in handicap at Ffos Las (2½m, heavy) in November. He's unexposed and should give a good account.
locked984-424
11-4Richard JohnsonTom Laceylocked6/16/10
|PU|69813 Champagne Ideas
Lightly-raced maiden hurdler. Had wind op before excellent third in 19f handicap hurdle at Chepstow but off track 23 months since. Tongue strap on for comeback with his fitness a big worry.
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11-4James DaviesChris Downlocked40/150/125
|PU|10416 Dido
Six-time winner between the flags and though 0-9 under Rules, he's performed with credit when placed in 3 of 5 starts this season. Switches back over timber for first time since 2014.
locked3-23445
11-0Ciaran GethingsAlexandra Dunnlocked25/166/1164
|PU|7917 Across The Park
Lightly-raced maiden who went with no promise on first start for 2 years when pulled up at Wincanton in December. Tongue goes on but hard to make any sort of case for on handicap bow.
locked67639/P
11-0James BestLinda Blackfordlocked66/1125/189
|PU|428 Jupiter Rising
Pulled up in a point and down the field in a bumper/trio of maiden hurdles in recent months. Faces an uphill task on handicap debut.
lockedP9089
11-7Thomas DoggrellBrian Barrlocked66/1150/1127
There are 16 runners in this race.
Results:ran
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£15.70 £404.30 £855.60

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Race 5 Taunton 16:12 Handicap Hurdle (Class 4) 24f

POS DSLR HORSE WGT JOCKEY TRAINER XP 1ST LT -% %
1441 Miss Honey Ryder
Dual bumper winner who ended last term on the up, winning Huntingdon mares' maiden hurdle in the mud. However, well held all 4 starts in handicaps this season and others are preferred again.
locked21-P665A
12-1Caoilin QuinnWarren Greatrexlocked6/14/133
25910 Gang Warfare
Won 4 times on Flat (all AW) and posted much his best effort to date in this sphere when runner-up on return at Catterick (25.3f, good to soft) in November. Distant sixth at Fakenham since, though.
locked3/7PP-26
11-4Kielan WoodsAlexandra Dunnlocked20/140/1100
3527 Kendelu
Won 3 times in a very productive autumn. Back from a poor run at Warwick when third at Hereford (25f) in January. On the shortlist.
locked1131P3
11-6Kieren BuckleyNigel Hawkelocked7.5/13.5/153
44014 What A Baloo
Yet to show much, including pulled up on 19f course handicap debut in January. Remains to be seen if this longer trip makes any difference.
locked90P-88P
10-1James BestJimmy Frostlocked50/166/132
5th40512 Master Tradesman
Back on track when narrowly denied on Hereford return but well held both starts since. Hard to know what to expect.
locked6P3/269-
11-0Micheal NolanRichard locked20/120/10
6th5114 Hot Ryan
Progressive handicapper for David Pipe in 2019 but absent for 17 months ahead of this return to action for another stable after wind surgery. Would need to see market support to consider.
lockedP21132-B
11-11Bryan CarverChris Honourlocked5/114/1180
7th593 Terrafirma Lady
Lightly-raced maiden who was an improved third of 15 in 21f novice hurdle at Wincanton in December. Very disappointing in Fakenham handicap since but still early days in her career.
locked36753P
11-12Tom CannonAlan Kinglocked14/125/179
8th829 Black Centaur
Already with his third yard but showed he has something to offer when runner-up at Hereford (25.5f) in December, pulling clear of the remainder. Good shout with a repeat.
locked55/55-62
11-5Joshua MooreChris Gordonlocked3.5/12.5/129
9th146 Final List
Sold cheaply after losing his way for Gordon Elliott and well beaten all 5 starts for current yard. Easy to look elsewhere. First-time blinkers replace cheekpieces.
locked0604PP
11-10Page FullerGrace Harrislocked66/166/10
10th728 Malachys Girl
First run since leaving Ben Pauling when pulled up in 20.5f handicap hurdle at Huntingdon in December. Can't make a case for after that.
locked544/50-P
11-5Matt GriffithsJeremy Scottlocked20/116/120
11th172 Crown Hill
Narrowly denied in 9-runner handicap hurdle at Huntingdon (25f, heavy) in December, shaping best given his position relative to the winner. Has run poorly at Warwick since, though.
lockedPP-P42P
11-12Mitchell BastyanJohnny Farrellylocked7/110/143
12th9113 It's For Alan
Runner-up in a chase in November. Ran badly at Leicester since but returns to hurdles from a mark 6 lb lower than when scoring at Fontwell early last season. Could go well.
locked0-5292P
10-9James DaviesJo Davislocked16/114/113
|PU|6885 Drumlynn
Fair bumper performer and point winner. Runner-up in a couple of hunter chases in spring 2019 but absent since ahead of this handicap and hurdle debut. Betting should guide.
locked131P22/
11-10Lilly PinchinD J Jeffreyslocked5.5/120/1264
|PU|1211 Lake Shore Drive
Modest winner over hurdles/on Flat but only run 3 times since 2018. Never involved back hurdling at Wincanton 12 days ago and can only be watched.
locked1245/0-6
11-2Alain CawleyJohnny Farrellylocked16/133/1106
There are 14 runners in this race.
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£5.80 £200.40 £1,178.70

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Race 6 Taunton 16:42 Handicap Chase (Class 4) 22f

POS DSLR HORSE WGT JOCKEY TRAINER XP 1ST LT -% %
1985 Eaglehill
Irish point winner who opened his hurdles account at the sixth attempt at Hereford (21.7f) last March. Struggled both starts this season, however, including on chase bow. Up in trip with work to do.
locked5921-0P
11-0Aidan ColemanOlly Murphylocked4/12.5/138
2nd722 Waikiki Waves
On song to land 2m6f handicap chase at Leicester in November but turned in a poor effort when sixth of 8 at Huntingdown only run since. Back from a break but goes well fresh and handily weighted too.
locked6P-4416
11-10Jamie MooreGary Moorelocked4/14/10
3403 Jubilympics
Fairly useful hurdler who made winning chasing bow at Fakenham in October but hasn't progressed in two subsequent runs, modest sixth over C&D 40 days ago. Needs to bounce back.
locked63-6126B
11-8Adam WedgeEmma Lavellelocked2.5/12.5/10
4301 Luckofthedraw
Fairly useful chaser but yet to hit top form this term. Only sixth in 2m4f Newcastle jumpers bumper 30 days ago so but not ruled out back in this sphere off reduced mark.
locked56P636A
12-0Jordan NailorNigel locked3.5/12.25/136
There are 4 runners in this race.
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£3.80 £12.40 £28.50

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Race 7 Taunton 17:12 NH Flat Race (Class 5) 16f

POS DSLR HORSE WGT JOCKEY TRAINER XP 1ST LT -% %
11051 Luttrell Lad
Confirmed debut promise when landing a bumper at Market Rasen in November and could improve further still, so definite player despite his penalty.
locked21A
11-9Richard JohnsonPhilip Hobbslocked2.75/13/19
21312 American Gerry
€20,000 3-y-o, Americain gelding. Dam unraced half-sister to smart hurdler/very smart chaser (stayed 35f) Shutthefrontdoor. Made frame in Irish points at second attempt last time (Oct 24).
lockedP4
11-2Nathan BrennanChris Gordonlocked7/114/1100
3409 Mayhem Mya
Unbeaten mare who again had something up her sleeve over C&D last time and is still in receipt of weight from the majority despite her double penalty. Well respected.
locked11
10-11Bryan CarverChris Honourlocked2/11.38/131
408 Kayf Taoi
€110,000 3-y-o, Kayf Tara gelding. Dam, ran once in bumper, sister to unreliable but fairly useful hurdler/high-class chaser (stayed 27f) Ollie Magern. Interesting newcomer.
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11-2Harry CobdenPaul Nichollslocked5/15/10
5th815 Deeper Blue
Muhtahir gelding who was runner-up in a bumper at Southwell 81 days ago, faring best of those held up. Likely to step forward from that, so looks a player.
locked2
11-2Sean BowenHarry Frylocked10/16.5/135
6th216 Golden Roc
Off mark in Irish points at third attempt last time and some promise to glean from both starts in bumpers. Marked improvement required to land this, however.
lockedP-F155
11-2Caoilin QuinnWarren Greatrexlocked28/114/150
7th04 Captain Nemeau
€15,000 3-y-o, Barastraight gelding. Half-brother to 3 winners on Flat, including 10.5f-1½m winner Valyeva. Dam 12.5f-15f winner. Wears tongue strap. One to note if market speaks in his favour.
locked
11-2James BestJack R Barberlocked40/150/125
8th011 Who's Zoomin Who
€3,000 3-y-o, Shirocco mare. Dam unraced half-sister high-class hurdler/smart chaser (stayed 3m) to Back In Front. Wears hood. Others make more appeal.
locked
10-9Millie WonnacottNeil Kinglocked40/140/10
9th997 Jukebox Junior
Cheap purchase who was last at Hereford on debut in November. Set for another struggle.
locked0
11-2Robert WilliamsNikki Evanslocked150/1400/1167
10th903 Arctic Poet
Pulled up both starts in bumpers 9 months apart.
lockedP-P
11-2Thomas DoggrellBob Bucklerlocked100/1400/1300
There are 10 runners in this race.
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£3.80 £44.20 £93.30


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