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  • Date: 08 April 2021
  • Going: GOOD to SOFT
  • Surface: Turf
  • Status: Completed

Doom Bar Anniversary 4-Y-O Juvenile Hurdle (Grade 1) (1) (Class 1)

  • Distance: 2m 209y
  • Age: 4 years old+
  • Runners: 6
  • Prize: £75,000
  • Race status: Weighed In

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Exciting prospect who arrives unbeaten over hurdles, landing Doncaster Grade 2 prior to accounting for Nassalam at Haydock (15.6f) in February. Likely there is more to come and lead player.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
20/02/21 Haydock Park 1/4 Hurdle 1m 7f 144y Soft 11st 6lbs Sean Bowen 2.3
12/12/20 Doncaster 1/5 Hurdle 2m 128y Soft 11st 3lbs Sean Bowen 1.6
22/11/20 Exeter 1/9 Hurdle 2m 175y Heavy 11st 4lbs Harry Cobden 2.43
14/03/20 Auteuil 1/15 Hurdle 1m 6f 201y Soft 10st 6lbs Johnny Charron 16.5

Improved with each run over hurdles to date, landing Grade 1 Finale Juvenile at Chepstow prior to a fine second in the Triumph at Cheltenham last month. Has to merit respect.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
19/03/21 Cheltenham Triumph Hurdle 2/8 Hurdle 2m 179y Gd/Sft 11st 0lbs Tom Scudamore 13.55
09/01/21 Chepstow 1/8 Hurdle 2m 11y Gd/Sft 11st 0lbs Tom Scudamore 3.49
12/12/20 Cheltenham 1/8 Hurdle 2m 179y Soft 11st 2lbs Tom Scudamore 1.52
14/11/20 Cheltenham 2/8 Hurdle 2m 87y Soft 10st 12lbs Tom Scudamore 9.03
06/11/20 Warwick 1/8 Hurdle 2m Gd/Sft 10st 12lbs Tom Scudamore 3.17
17/08/20 Clairefontaine 1/14 Flat 1m 3f 205y Soft 9st 1lbs Christophe Soumillon 7.2
01/12/19 Deauville 3/16 Flat 7f 100y Std 9st 2lbs Maxime Guyon 12
10/11/19 Krefeld 2/7 Flat 6f 102y Soft 9st 0lbs Filip Minarik -

Fairly useful on Flat for Mark Johnston and has relished the switch to hurdling, making it 3-3 in a listed juvenile at Musselburgh (15.5f) in February. That may not prove her limit.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
07/02/21 Musselburgh 1/8 Hurdle 1m 7f 124y Gd/Sft 10st 10lbs Brian Hughes 2.64
01/01/21 Musselburgh 1/9 Hurdle 1m 7f 124y Soft 10st 11lbs Brian Hughes 1.3
07/12/20 Musselburgh 1/7 Hurdle 1m 7f 124y Gd/Sft 10st 5lbs Brian Hughes 2.54
04/11/20 Nottingham 5/7 Flat 2m Soft 9st 5lbs Franny Norton 14.5
14/10/20 Bath 6/8 Flat 1m 6f Good 9st 3lbs Franny Norton 5.92
18/09/20 Catterick Bridge 3/5 Flat 1m 5f 192y Good 9st 5lbs Franny Norton 2.11
12/09/20 Musselburgh 1/4 Flat 1m 5f 216y Good 8st 9lbs Jason Hart 3.2
25/08/20 Catterick Bridge 1/10 Flat 1m 4f 13y Heavy 9st 6lbs Franny Norton 12
26/07/20 Wolverhampton 11/11 Flat 1m 5f 219y Slow 9st 6lbs P. J. McDonald 5.64
14/07/20 Ripon 1/7 Flat 1m 4f 10y Good 8st 7lbs Franny Norton 9.23
05/12/19 Kempton Park 11/12 Flat 1m Std 9st 0lbs Jason Hart 12.35
25/11/19 Chelmsford City 4/13 Flat 1m 2f Slow 8st 11lbs Joe Fanning 27.94
06/11/19 Kempton Park 6/13 Flat 1m Std/Slow 9st 0lbs P. J. McDonald 72.59

Useful on Flat and, having been acquired for 75,000 gns, shaped with abundant promise when fourth in the Adonis at Kempton (2m) in February. Better for that run and open to significant progress.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
27/02/21 Kempton Park 4/9 Hurdle 2m Good 10st 12lbs Harry Skelton 13.5
03/10/20 Redcar 11/16 Flat 7f 219y Heavy 9st 9lbs Tom Marquand 3.72
08/09/20 Goodwood 1/10 Flat 1m 1f 197y Good 9st 2lbs Harry Bentley 1.81
26/08/20 Lingfield Park 2/11 Flat 1m 3f 133y Good 9st 5lbs Harry Bentley 1.98
04/08/20 Lingfield Park 2/12 Flat 1m 2f Slow 9st 5lbs Harry Bentley 2.32
13/07/20 Windsor 2/11 Flat 1m 2f Gd/Frm 9st 2lbs Rob Hornby 9.2

Winner over hurdles on sole start in France and bettered opening efforts for present stable when running out a comfortable winner of a Musselburgh novice (16.4f) in March. This is much tougher.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
26/03/21 Musselburgh 1/7 Hurdle 2m 85y Good H 10st 13lbs James Bowen 3.74
24/02/21 Doncaster 8/11 Hurdle 2m 128y Gd/Sft H 11st 0lbs Nico de Boinville 2.94
05/12/20 Sandown Park 4/8 Hurdle 1m 7f 216y Heavy 11st 5lbs Nico de Boinville 1.62
22/05/20 Dieppe 1/9 Hurdle 1m 7f 200y Gd/Sft 10st 4lbs Clement Lefebvre 5.34

Fairly useful Flat winner for David Simcock who was possibly unsuited by conditions when well held on yard/hurdles debut at Musselburgh (15.5f) in February. Undergone wind surgery since.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
07/02/21 Musselburgh 7/8 Hurdle 1m 7f 124y Gd/Sft 11st 0lbs Harry Skelton 6.4
17/10/20 Wolverhampton 2/6 Flat 1m 4f 51y Slow 8st 9lbs Luke Morris 5.8
26/09/20 Haydock Park 5/7 Flat 1m 3f 175y Good 9st 6lbs Jamie Spencer 4.4
29/07/20 Goodwood 7/10 Flat 1m 3f 218y Good 8st 7lbs Luke Morris 6
11/07/20 Ascot 1/4 Flat 1m 3f 211y Gd/Frm 8st 3lbs Luke Morris 3.46
13/06/20 Doncaster 4/9 Flat 1m Good 9st 3lbs Callum Rodriguez 3.68
05/11/19 Kempton Park 3/14 Flat 1m Std/Slow 9st 2lbs Callum Shepherd 28.61
22/10/19 Newcastle 4/13 Flat 7f 14y Slow 9st 2lbs Jamie Spencer 4.39
19/09/19 Yarmouth 4/7 Flat 1m 3y Gd/Frm 9st 5lbs Jamie Spencer 7.2

Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

MONMIRAL is one of the most exciting juvenile hurdlers around and made it 4-4 with the minimum of fuss at Haydock in February. Arriving fresh having skipped Cheltenham, Paul Nicholls' charge is fancied to maintain his 100% record. Adagio ran a fine race to finish second in the Triumph and should pose the biggest threat, ahead of John Locke.

Betting Forecast

4/5 Monmiral (Fr), 11/4 Adagio (Ger), 14/1 Fiveandtwenty, 14/1 John Locke, 16/1 Paros (Fr), 100/1 Carlos Felix (Ire)
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