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These are the race tips and results for Taunton run on Wednesday 28th October 2020.


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Race 1 Taunton 13:40 Handicap Hurdle (Class 4) 19f

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1813 Espressino
Back on track when second at Exeter on penultimate start, but didn't impress with his jumping and paid the price for shortcomings in that department when unseating rider next time.
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10-2Joe AndersonChris Downlocked9/111/122
21314 Hahadi
Point winner who belatedly opened Rules account in a first-time visor at Wincanton (21.4f, good to firm) recently. Nudged up just 3 lb and claims with similar conditions forecast here.
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10-2Joe WilliamsonTom Symondslocked9/15.5/139
33079 Head Lad
Landed a gamble on debut for Dan Skelton at Market Rasen last November, but ran no sort of a race at the same course a month later and absent since. Has rejoined former yard.
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11-1Mr A J O'NeillJonjo O'Neilllocked18/116/111
43015 Never A Word
By no means disgraced when third in a 15-runner Newton Abbot selling handicap (18.5f) on return last month, but record in this sphere (0-22) tells a story.
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10-0Miss Thomasina Alexandra Dunnlocked22/122/10
5th301 If Karl's Berg Did
Encouraging signs when fourth on hurdles debut at Fontwell (19f) in August, but has failed to build on that since and mark for this handicap bow is no gift.
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11-12Harry KimberMilton Harrislocked25/133/132
6th398 Kuiper Belt
Three-time hurdles winner for Gordon Elliott earlier in his career, but yet to show any real spark for this yard.
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11-1Mr Ellis CollierChristian Williamslocked18/125/139
7th34312 Jawshan
Little impact in a maiden/novice hurdle last season, but makes his handicap debut in this sphere off a potentially handy mark judged on bits and pieces of Flat form.
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10-8William MarshallIan Williamslocked16/125/156
|F|295 Christopher Robin
Off the mark for Tom Lacey at Southwell in August and done little wrong since, creditable fourth off this mark at Bangor (23f) last time. Very much a contender with this drop back in trip a good move.
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11-6Kevin BroganTom Laceylocked4/14/10
|U|84 Knight Commander
Snapped a long losing run at Hereford (21.7f) earlier this month and duly followed up under this rider over 18.5f at Exeter 7 days later. Big chance of completing the hat-trick under a penalty here.
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11-117exMiss Katie PowellSheila Lewislocked2.5/14/160
|U|5010 Carpool
Runner-up twice in maiden/novice company last year, but hit-and-miss since switched to handicaps and record over hurdles stands at 0-11.
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10-12Miss Eleanor Evan Williamslocked16/112/125
|U|8511 Fancy A Dance
Runner-up on second of his 2 starts between the flags, but little impact in this sphere to date, including on handicap bow at Southwell in August. Since undergone another wind operation.
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10-11Ben HicksOliver Signylocked25/112/152
|PU|203 Level Of Intensity
Posted much his best effort since returning from a lengthy absence in June when runner-up at Exeter (18.5f) last time. Remains on a potentially handy mark and needs considering.
locked584/792
11-11Mr Kieren BuckleyNigel Hawkelocked4.5/15/111
|PU|6082 Pilansberg
Last run over hurdles was 608 days ago and efforts on the Flat this year have been anything but inspiring (refused to race at Kempton on latest start in July). Debut for new yard.
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11-12Mr Thomas DoggrellNick Mitchelllocked50/1100/1100
There are 13 runners in this race.
Results:ran
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£12.00 £91.30 £1,091.00

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Race 2 Taunton 14:10 Novices/Maiden Hurdle (Class 4) 16f

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1286 Isolate
Fairly useful maiden on Flat for Martyn Meade. Failed to build on hurdles debut promise back from 8 months off at Bangor (16.7f, soft), but should be sharper now and this faster surface will help.
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10-12Tom CannonAlan Kinglocked3.5/13.33/15
2204 Glory And Honour
First past the post sole start between the flags in February. Failed to justify favouritism on Rules debut in a bumper at Exeter (16.8f), but likely to improve on that now switched to hurdles.
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10-12Jonathan BurkeTom Laceylocked2.25/12.5/111
3131 Celestial Force
Fairly useful stayer on Flat who has won 2 of his 4 starts over hurdles, most recently a match over 19.8f at Wincanton. Just about sets the standard, but conceding weight all round will not be easy.
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11-12Bryan CarverPaul Nichollslocked2.5/11.88/125
4152 Caddyhill
Well held in points and on hurdles debut in August, but big step forward when runner-up on debut for new yard at Hereford (16.2f) 15 days ago. Of strong interest here with Richard Johnson aboard.
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10-12Richard JohnsonAlastair Ralphlocked2.5/14/160
5th2447 Judex Lefou
Placed on several occasions over hurdles for Thomas Mullins, but poor both starts for new yard last season, folding tamely at odds of 4/7 for Musselburgh maiden when last seen in February.
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10-12Charlie PriceTim Vaughanlocked16/118/113
6th1510 Tranquil Dawn
Hasn't shown enough in a couple of bumpers to suggest that she'll make much of an impact on this hurdles debut.
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10-5Ben PosteBarry Brennanlocked150/1200/133
7th83 Dorking Rogue
Well beaten on debut in a bumper last month and fared little better on recent hurdles bow at Exeter. Yard saddles a stronger candidate in Glory And Honour.
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10-12Stan SheppardTom Laceylocked40/150/125
8th09 Valentino
Out of a 2½m/2¾m hurdle winner, but yard rarely strikes with newcomers.
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10-12James BestJackie Du Plessislocked100/150/150
9th455 Howardian Hills
Modest performer on the Flat (both wins gained at a lowly level on the all-weather) and probably best watched on this hurdles debut.
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10-12Lorcan WilliamsVictor Dartnalllocked125/1100/120
|PU|38 Ritas Legacy
Poor maiden on Flat for Roy Brotherton and has offered nothing in 2 starts over hurdles for new yard.
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10-12Charlie DeutschLaura Hurleylocked125/1300/1140
There are 10 runners in this race.
Results:ran
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£3.50 £12.90 £35.50

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Race 3 Taunton 14:40 Handicap Hurdle (Class 5) 24f

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123716 Marilyn Monroe
Winning Irish pointer who landed a bumper at Fontwell in May 2019. Little impact switched to hurdles last season, but could be a different proposition now upped in trip for this handicap debut.
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10-9Rex DingleAnthony Honeyballlocked2.5/11.62/135
2153 Hidden Depths
Back-to-back winner on the Flat at Bath this summer and has acquitted himself well back over hurdles, fourth of 12 in 21.7f Hereford handicap last time. Not discounted.
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11-10James BestNeil Mulhollandlocked10/17.5/125
3151 Kabrit
Fair Flat winner who produced one of his better efforts in this sphere when third at Hereford (21.7f, good) recently. Each-way chance off 1 lb lower here.
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11-12Richard JohnsonAlastair Ralphlocked6.5/17.5/115
43315 Drumreagh
Improved from out of the blue when finding just one too good in a 14-runner Uttoxeter handicap (23.3f, good) last month. Still, more needed if she's to strike off this 2 lb higher mark.
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10-9David BassKim Baileylocked4.5/16.5/144
5th2413 Glengar
Winner of 3m chase at Southwell in July, but pulled up last time and hard to know what to expect of him back in this sphere (well held all 5 previous start over hurdles).
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10-11Brendan PowellNeil Mulhollandlocked10/110/10
6th112 Mystic Court
Patchy form since landing a maiden hurdle for Ben Pauling last year and stamina has to be taken on trust (untried beyond 20.4f).
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11-11Paul O'BrienBrian Barrlocked12/125/1108
7th2012 Comeragh Lad
Maiden point winner in January, but has shown very little in 3 starts over hurdles to date.
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11-1Sean HoulihanRyan Chapmanlocked66/1125/189
8th159 The Lion Queen
Showed a bit more on recent handicap debut at Hereford (19.7f, good), but will need to improve for this step up in trip if she's to take a hand in the finish.
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11-4Page FullerDavid Westonlocked12/120/167
9th3311 Bomber's Moon
Winless following 11 attempts in this sphere, but made a positive start to this season when third in a 14-runner Uttoxeter handicap (23.3f, good) last month and claims if able to build on that.
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11-2Mark GrantNigel locked4.5/16.5/144
10th278 Amzac Magic
Now 3 lb lower than for his sole success in this sphere at Wincanton in March 2019, but reappearance display at Ffos Las was inauspicious. Tongue strap enlisted.
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11-5Nick ScholfieldJack R Barberlocked14/116/114
11th154 Agincourt Reef
Well held sole start last season and while he showed more spark on recent reappearance at Hereford, this 11-y-o is far from certain to build on that.
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11-9Daryl JacobRoger Teallocked22/116/127
|PU|88510 Kerry's Boy
Very modest in 5 starts over hurdles in 2018, and readily passed over on debut for new yard following a lengthy absence.
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11-3Tom O'BrienBrian Forseylocked50/1200/1300
There are 12 runners in this race.
Results:ran
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£2.40 £16.30 £108.40

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Race 4 Taunton 15:10 Handicap Hurdle (Class 3) 16f

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1436 Rose To Fame
Dual winner of novice events in April 2019, including over this C&D, but his efforts since returning from a lengthy absence this year have lacked spark.
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10-9David BassKim Baileylocked14/110/129
2263 Foreign Secretary
Stepped up on opening run for this yard when 2¼ lengths third to Get Back Get Back at Plumpton last month. Clearly wasn't 100% next time and each-way claims if he puts his best foot forward.
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11-9Charlie HammondDr Richard Newlandlocked11/111/10
3265 Nebuchadnezzar
Gained breakthrough success at Fakenham (2m, good) on final start of last season, but bit to prove following a very low-key reappearance effort.
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11-7Tom CannonAlan Kinglocked16/116/10
4184 Friend Or Foe
Won 2 of his 3 starts during 2018/19 campaign. Missed whole of last season, but resumed with a solid effort in a competitive Chepstow handicap (2m, good to firm) and major claims off the same mark.
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11-8Lorcan WilliamsPaul Nichollslocked1.75/12.75/157
5th138 Andaleep
Successful twice on the level this year and hot on the heels of Get Back Get Back when third back in this sphere at Wincanton recently. Solid claims off a feather weight.
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10-1Kielan WoodsGraeme McPhersonlocked4/13.5/113
6th2687 Winds Of Fire
Useful winner on Flat for Charlie Appleby and shaped well on first 2 starts over hurdles last season. However, he disappointed on handicap bow at Carlisle when last seen in February.
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10-6Adam WedgeEvan Williamslocked9/110/111
7th2492 Waterproof
Wide-margin winner of 2m maiden hurdle at Fakenham in January. Performed with credit in a couple of runs on the Flat during the summer, but more needed on handicap debut in this sphere for new yard.
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11-10Paddy BrennanFergal O'Brienlocked10/19/110
8th131 Get Back Get Back
Fair winner on the Flat and successful in handicap hurdles at Uttoxeter and Plumpton this year. Went down fighting at Wincanton (15.3f, good to firm) recently and should be on the premises once more.
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11-12Sean BowenHarry Frylocked4/13.33/117
There are 8 runners in this race.
Results:ran
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£9.30 £94.60 £1,191.20

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Race 5 Taunton 15:40 Handicap Chase (Class 4) 18f

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1242 Court Royale
Three-time hurdles winner who gained breakthrough over fences at Stratford in July. Not so good next 2 starts, but couldn't rule out back on faster ground.
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11-11Adam WedgeEvan Williamslocked5.5/12.5/155
2256 Romanor
Just 1 lb higher than for his breakthrough success over fences at Stratford in July, but has failed to build on that in 4 subsequent starts.
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11-6Daniel SansomSeamus Mullinslocked14/14/171
3101 Demon D'Aunou
Made successful debut over fences at Cartmel in July, but has found life tougher since and remains 8 lb above that winning mark.
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11-12Kevin BroganJonjo O'Neilllocked8/12.75/166
|F|2844 Folly Gate
Half-brother to 6 winners, including high-class chaser Alary. Gradual improvement in trio of novice hurdles last term and better expected now switched to fences.
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11-8Chester WilliamsMrs Jane Williamslocked8/13/163
|F|2717 Theatre Mix
Modest form over hurdles and she looks up against it on this chase debut.
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10-1James BestJackie Du Plessislocked40/19/178
There are 5 runners in this race.
Results:ran
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£3.20 £13.80 £29.50

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Race 6 Taunton 16:10 Handicap Chase (Class 4) 23f

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1197 From The Heart
Beaten a long way on return last month, but firmly back on track when scoring at Chepstow (23.6f, good) recently. 5 lb rise fair enough and should make his presence felt.
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11-1Richard JohnsonPhilip Hobbslocked5.5/16/19
22648 Big Difference
Ex-pointer who scored over hurdles in 2019. Pulled up in Bangor chase when last seen in February but had shaped with a bit of promise when fourth at Ludlow prior to that. Not discounted.
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11-1Daryl JacobBen Paulinglocked11/110/19
3121 Mr Caffrey
Successful at second attempt over fences at Bangor last year, but more miss than hit since and needs to raise his game with blinkers refitted here.
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12-0Lee EdwardsDr Richard Newlandlocked10/112/120
41310 Dido
Six-time winner between the flags and though 0-8 under Rules, he has posted creditable efforts in 3 handicap chases since rejoining third yard. Each-way chance.
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10-1Adam WedgeAlexandra Dunnlocked8.5/17.5/112
5th2723 Earth Leader
Prolific winner for Rose Loxton, 4-7 between the flags and 2-3 in hunter chases. Very much of interest on handicap chase debut for respected new yard.
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11-10Sean BowenHarry Frylocked2.75/14/145
|F|152 Storm Home
Creditable efforts over hurdles on first 2 starts of this season, but well held at Hereford last time and was pulled up on latest start in this sphere back in July 2019.
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11-12Robbie PowerColin Tizzardlocked14/15/164
|U|1311 Golden Poet
Runner-up on 2 of his last 3 starts, including at Wincanton (25.1f, good to firm) 13 days ago. However, yet to get his head in front on this side of the Irish Sea and others look stronger here.
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10-0Ben GodfreyKeiran Burkelocked10/17.5/125
|PU|526 Schnabel
Dual hurdles winner for David Dennis and positive start for this yard this season, winning handicap chases at Uttoxeter and Fontwell. Big player.
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11-5Bryan CarverTom Symondslocked5/14.5/110
|PU|335 Mrs Miggins
Off the mark at second attempt over fences at Southwell last month. Subsequent display at Uttoxeter can be excused, but improvement needed if she's to emerge on top here in any case.
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11-8David NoonanDavid Pipelocked12/125/1108
|PU|1312 No No Cardinal
Stepped up on previous efforts this year when third at Wincanton (25.1f, good to firm) recently, but he's not the most reliable of propositions and is 5 lb 'wrong' at the weights.
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10-0Tom BuckleyMark Gillardlocked14/140/1186
|PU|139 Punkawallah
Winless following a half-a-dozen attempts over hurdles and recent chase debut was hardly inspiring. Yard also saddles Dido.
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10-2Charlie DeutschAlexandra Dunnlocked50/140/120
There are 11 runners in this race.
Results:ran
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£7.00 £64.60 £675.90

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Race 7 Taunton 16:40 NH Flat Race (Class 5) 16f

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12276 Karlie
€3,500 3-y-o, £42,000 5-y-o. Dam unraced half-sister to useful hurdler/chaser (stayed 3m) Locksmith. Winner of the second of her 2 starts in maiden points and market check advised.
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10-12Brendan PowellMichael Scudamorelocked10/16/140
22413 Electric Annie
€10,000 3-y-o.. Half-sister to fair hurdler/chaser Superior Command, stays 2¾m, and bumper winner The Second Coming. Didn't show much in 2 starts between the flags.
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10-12Nick ScholfieldJack R Barberlocked25/17.5/170
309 My Keepsake
Half-sister to 3 winners, including fairly useful hurdler Catherines Well and bumper winner Neville, stays 3m. Represents top yard and confidence behind her in the betting would look significant.
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10-12Richard JohnsonPhilip Hobbslocked2.5/13.5/140
407 Lily Glitters
£8,000 3-y-o, Shirocco filly. Sister to useful 21f hurdle winner Tedham, stays 3m. Perhaps more of a long-term project, but she's in good hands and needs a second look in the betting.
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10-12Tom O'BrienHenry Dalylocked11/17/136
5th010 Phil Healy
€12,000 3-y-o, Shirocco filly. Half-sister to fairly useful hurdler/useful chaser Ballyarthur, stayed 3¼m, and bumper winner/fair hurdler Sunday Serenade. Probably more of a long-term prospect.
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10-12Kielan WoodsGraeme McPhersonlocked16/14/175
6th012 Tiffany Rose
£4,500 3-y-o, Black Sam Bellamy filly. Sister to fair hurdler The Premier Celtic, stays 2¾m. Will only be of interest on debut if the market vibes are notably upbeat.
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10-12Rex DingleRobert Stephenslocked50/114/172
7th02 Brave Bairn
Brave Mansonnien filly. Dam unraced. Yard no stranger to success in bumpers and she's one to note in the betting.
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10-12Daryl JacobOliver Sherwoodlocked4.5/17/156
8th04 Hazy Dream
Dream Eater filly. Dam, 17f hurdle winner, half-sister to useful 2m/17f hurdle winner Tominator. Yard is hardly synonymous with winning newcomers.
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10-12Page FullerChris Downlocked66/166/10
9th014 What A Pleasure
Al Namix filly. Half-sister to bumper winner/fair hurdler Dry Ol'party, stays 23f. Dam maiden hurdler. Like stablemate Hazy Dream, she'll probably come on for the run.
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10-12Bryan CarverChris Downlocked50/125/150
10th24113 Trump Lady
Dam unraced half-sister to useful hurdler/smart chaser (stays 4¼m) Regal Encore. Off the mark at third attempt in Irish points in March and interesting to see how she fares in the betting.
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10-12Adam WedgeNick Mitchelllocked12/18/133
11th3858 Midsummer Moon
Failed to land a blow on debut in a Wincanton bumper for Bill Turner last November.
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10-12David NoonanRichenda Fordlocked66/1100/152
12th28411 Sakandi
Beaten a long way on C&D debut in January. Has undergone wind surgery.
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10-12Sean HoulihanBob Bucklerlocked150/180/147
There are 12 runners in this race.
Results:ran
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£7.20 £44.20 £278.40


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