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  • Date: 11 June 2021
  • Going: GOOD
  • Surface: Turf
  • Status: Completed

Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Handicap Chase (5) (Class 5)

  • Distance: 2m 75y
  • Age: 5 years old+
  • Runners: 10
  • Prize: £6,810
  • Race status: Weighed In

Blinkered when gaining breakthrough win in handicap hurdle at Exeter (18.5f,) in April and made a smooth transition to chasing when runner-up at Huntingdon 11 days ago. Has to be of interest.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
31/05/21 Huntingdon 2/8 Chase 2m 104y Good B 11st 9lbs Bryan Carver 4.85
22/04/21 Exeter 1/8 Hurdle 2m 2f 111y Gd/Frm B 11st 9lbs Bryan Carver 13.5
10/04/21 Chepstow 8/12 Hurdle 2m 3f 100y Gd/Sft 12st 1lbs Joe Anderson 19
15/03/21 Taunton -/7 Hurdle 2m 104y Soft 10st 13lbs Bryan Carver 9
28/02/21 Hereford 8/10 Hurdle 2m 3f 147y Soft 11st 0lbs Bryan Carver 3.95
17/12/20 Down Royal 5/12 Hurdle 2m 1f Heavy 11st 11lbs L. A. McKenna 20.64
30/10/20 Down Royal 5/9 Hurdle 2m 6f Soft 12st 0lbs Donagh Meyler 188.93
13/10/20 Punchestown 6/18 Hurdle 2m 4f 50y Soft 12st 0lbs Donagh Meyler 170
19/02/20 Punchestown 14/16 Hurdle 2m 90y Heavy 11st 3lbs C. D. Maxwell 153.3
16/06/19 Downpatrick 2/15 Hurdle 2m 2f 165y Good 11st 5lbs M. J. Bolger 86.13

Bumper winner who failed to score over hurdles but holding form well tackling the larger obstacles this spring, recording a brace of third-place finishes.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
29/05/21 Ffos Las 3/13 Chase 2m Good b 11st 8lbs Lorcan Williams 22.6
13/05/21 Fontwell Park 3/10 Chase 2m 1f 165y Gd/Frm + 11st 4lbs Lorcan Williams 34
18/04/21 Wincanton -/8 Chase 1m 7f 149y Good + 11st 7lbs Lorcan Williams 12
23/03/21 Taunton 9/14 Chase 2m 2f 40y Gd/Frm + 11st 4lbs James Best 24.49
13/01/21 Plumpton 10/11 Hurdle 1m 7f 195y Soft + 11st 8lbs James Best 6
02/12/20 Ludlow 2/13 Hurdle 1m 7f 169y Soft + 10st 8lbs James Best 8.01
19/11/20 Wincanton 6/10 Hurdle 1m 7f 65y Gd/Sft z 11st 0lbs Joe Anderson 36.75
29/10/20 Stratford-On-Avon 7/13 Hurdle 2m 70y Gd/Sft z 10st 12lbs Paul O'Brien 122.46
22/10/20 Lingfield Park -/15 Hurdle 2m 3f 110y Gd/Sft 11st 2lbs James Best 180
11/10/20 Newton Abbot 7/9 Hurdle 2m 167y Gd/Sft 10st 12lbs James Best 200
11/03/20 Huntingdon -/14 Bumper 1m 7f 171y Soft 11st 9lbs James Best 50
03/01/20 Musselburgh 1/10 Bumper 1m 7f 124y Gd/Sft 11st 2lbs Ryan Day 13.5
15/01/19 Newcastle 5/8 Bumper 2m 56y Slow 11st 5lbs Ryan Day 6

Maiden but arrives in good order, third in a stronger-looking race than this at Warwick 16 days ago. Big player from same mark.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
26/05/21 Warwick 3/13 Chase 2m 4f Gd/Sft + 10st 13lbs David Bass 5
13/05/21 Fontwell Park 2/10 Chase 2m 1f 165y Gd/Frm + 10st 3lbs Kielan Woods 15
26/02/21 Warwick 5/15 Chase 2m 4f Soft + 10st 4lbs Kielan Woods 14.99
14/01/21 Fontwell Park -/12 Chase 3m 1f 210y Heavy + 10st 12lbs Kielan Woods 13
29/11/20 Ffos Las -/10 Chase 2m 7f 177y Heavy + 11st 0lbs Daryl Jacob 13.74
10/11/20 Lingfield Park 5/7 Chase 2m 7f 110y Soft 0 11st 0lbs A. P. Heskin 18.32
11/03/20 Huntingdon 5/8 Hurdle 2m 4f 145y Soft 11st 2lbs Jamie Moore 285.41
26/02/20 Wincanton 4/7 Hurdle 2m 5f 82y Soft 11st 2lbs David Bass 143.56
11/12/19 Leicester -/4 Hurdle 2m 4f 110y Heavy 10st 12lbs Nico de Boinville 19.2

Veteran who was in reasonable form over hurdles during the spring. Didn't look a chase natural on previous start.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
06/04/21 Exeter 3/6 Hurdle 2m 2f 111y Good 11st 1lbs James Best 13.73
15/03/21 Taunton 5/17 Hurdle 2m 3f 1y Soft 9st 6lbs Ben Ffrench Davis 33.92
23/02/21 Taunton 8/16 Hurdle 2m 3f 1y Heavy H 10st 0lbs Page Fuller 25.72
05/03/20 Wincanton 6/17 Hurdle 2m 3f 166y Heavy H 10st 2lbs Page Fuller 12.84
21/01/20 Exeter 5/15 Hurdle 2m 175y Heavy H 10st 4lbs Page Fuller 10.5
30/12/19 Taunton 4/16 Hurdle 2m 3f 1y Soft H 9st 8lbs Page Fuller 100
13/07/19 Newton Abbot 3/3 Chase 2m 4f 216y Good H 10st 12lbs James Davies 170
25/06/19 Newton Abbot 11/15 Hurdle 2m 2f 110y Good H 10st 8lbs James Davies 45.98
29/05/19 Newton Abbot 6/8 Hurdle 2m 2f 110y Good 11st 7lbs James Best 13.5
07/05/19 Exeter 7/14 Hurdle 2m 2f 111y Good H 11st 0lbs James Davies 21.38
19/01/19 Taunton 5/16 Hurdle 2m 3f 1y Gd/Sft H 11st 3lbs Charlie Hammond 18.44
26/12/18 Wincanton 10/16 Hurdle 1m 7f 65y Gd/Sft H 10st 10lbs Page Fuller 27
29/11/18 Taunton 5/12 Hurdle 2m 104y Gd/Sft H 10st 8lbs James Best 80
10/05/18 Huntingdon 7/13 Hurdle 1m 7f 171y Good H 11st 1lbs James Davies 26
24/04/18 Huntingdon 4/16 Hurdle 1m 7f 171y Gd/Sft 11st 5lbs Page Fuller 34
29/03/18 Towcester -/10 Hurdle 1m 7f 151y Heavy 11st 5lbs James Davies 186.94
02/06/17 Goodwood 10/11 Flat 1m 3f 218y Good H 9st 2lbs Liam Keniry 30.74
03/12/15 Kempton Park 1/8 Flat 1m 4f Std H 9st 10lbs Liam Keniry 2.86
11/11/15 Kempton Park 1/14 Flat 1m 3f Std H 9st 10lbs Liam Keniry 9.47
16/03/15 Chelmsford City 5/7 Flat 1m 2f Std/Slow 8st 8lbs Martin Dwyer 8.05
11/04/14 Fontwell Park 4/10 Hurdle 2m 4f Good H 10st 7lbs Mark Grant 62.74

Took a long time to get off the mark but he did it at Wincanton in 2015. Not seen under Rules since 2017 and though we won a point, he was pulled up in that sphere in March 2019.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
08/04/17 Chepstow 3/8 Chase 2m 7f 131y Good 11st 9lbs Ciaran Gethings 6.26
22/02/17 Ludlow 2/7 Chase 2m 7f 171y Soft 11st 9lbs Ciaran Gethings 35.23
12/11/15 Taunton 2/9 Chase 2m 7f 3y Good 10st 11lbs Tom O'Brien 6.2
16/10/15 Wincanton 1/6 Chase 3m 1f 30y Gd/Frm 11st 10lbs Richard Johnson 2.28
08/10/15 Exeter 2/7 Chase 3m 54y Good 10st 8lbs Tom O'Brien 5.27
26/09/15 Market Rasen 4/8 Chase 2m 5f 89y Good 10st 13lbs Richard Johnson 4.38
20/08/15 Stratford-On-Avon 6/11 Chase 2m 6f 125y Good 11st 8lbs Richard Johnson 6.6
27/05/15 Newton Abbot 3/5 Chase 2m 5f 110y Good 11st 5lbs Richard Johnson 2.86
02/05/15 Uttoxeter 2/6 Chase 3m Gd/Sft 11st 1lbs Richard Johnson 3.1
06/04/15 Huntingdon 2/8 Hurdle 2m 5f 110y Gd/Sft 11st 11lbs Mr Conor Smith 10.93
21/03/15 Stratford-On-Avon 3/10 Hurdle 2m 6f 110y Gd/Sft H 10st 12lbs Tom O'Brien 12
15/01/15 Market Rasen 3/7 Hurdle 2m 3f Soft H 11st 12lbs Micheal Nolan 7.8
17/12/14 Newbury 8/17 Hurdle 2m 110y Heavy 11st 0lbs Micheal Nolan 250
06/12/14 Sandown Park 8/10 Hurdle 2m 110y Soft 10st 12lbs Richard Johnson 46.37
19/11/14 Warwick 13/18 Hurdle 2m Soft 10st 12lbs Tom O'Brien 8.34
22/10/14 Worcester 5/10 Hurdle 2m 4f Soft 11st 0lbs Richard Johnson 2.92
11/04/14 Fontwell Park 2/12 Bumper 1m 6f Good 11st 2lbs Nick Scholfield 8.83

Resumed winning ways (left clear at last) in 5-runner handicap chase at Taunton (18.2f, good) in April. Confirmed return to form when second at Worcester and likely to give it another good go.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
06/05/21 Worcester 2/10 Chase 2m 110y Gd/Sft + 10st 12lbs James Best 11.77
08/04/21 Taunton 1/5 Chase 2m 2f 40y Good + 10st 8lbs James Best 19
15/03/21 Taunton 4/10 Chase 2m 12y Soft z 10st 10lbs James Best 23.49
09/01/21 Wincanton -/7 Chase 1m 7f 149y Soft z 9st 3lbs Richard Patrick 133.22
23/11/20 Ludlow -/6 Chase 1m 7f 212y Gd/Sft z 8st 12lbs Richard Patrick 24.38
06/11/20 Warwick 6/9 Chase 2m 4f Gd/Sft z 10st 11lbs Richard Patrick 39.38
21/10/20 Fontwell Park -/9 Chase 2m 1f 165y Soft z 11st 3lbs Nick Scholfield 13.5
05/09/20 Stratford-On-Avon 8/11 Chase 2m 213y Gd/Frm z 11st 0lbs Nick Scholfield 42.83
21/07/20 Stratford-On-Avon 8/9 Chase 2m 213y Gd/Frm z 11st 6lbs Nick Scholfield 27.41
07/07/20 Newton Abbot 7/9 Chase 2m 4f 216y Good z 10st 9lbs Nick Scholfield 60
17/11/19 Cheltenham -/16 Hurdle 2m 5f Heavy z 11st 1lbs Ben Hicks 430
10/10/19 Exeter 5/10 Chase 2m 3f 48y Gd/Sft z 11st 0lbs Jack Tudor 11.43
27/09/19 Worcester 1/6 Chase 2m 110y Heavy z 11st 4lbs Adam Wedge 5.85
31/08/19 Newton Abbot 3/5 Chase 2m 75y Good 10st 13lbs Nick Scholfield 14.5
20/08/19 Newton Abbot 4/4 Chase 2m 4f 216y Good 11st 11lbs Nick Scholfield 10.75
05/06/19 Newton Abbot 3/5 Chase 2m 75y Gd/Sft z 11st 10lbs Mr Joshua Newman 16
03/04/19 Wincanton 6/7 Chase 2m 4f 35y Good 11st 12lbs Mr Joshua Newman 85
24/10/18 Fontwell Park 10/11 Hurdle 2m 3f 49y Gd/Frm z 11st 9lbs Jamie Moore 95
06/10/18 Fontwell Park 2/6 Chase 2m 3f 104y Soft z 11st 13lbs Sean Houlihan 19.57
11/09/18 Worcester 5/6 Chase 2m 110y Good 11st 8lbs Sean Houlihan 100
01/09/18 Newton Abbot 4/4 Chase 2m 75y Good z 11st 8lbs Richard Johnson 11.84

Irish bumper winner who was a fair performer over hurdles for Neil King. Understandably looked rusty on return from a huge absence over fences and this will reveal more.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
21/05/21 Worcester -/7 Chase 2m 110y Soft 11st 12lbs Tom Scudamore 16
22/04/19 Huntingdon 2/3 Chase 2m 104y Good 11st 12lbs Richard Johnson 2.04
11/04/19 Huntingdon 2/7 Hurdle 1m 7f 171y Good 11st 13lbs Mr Jack Andrews 5.49
15/11/18 Ludlow 4/14 Hurdle 2m 5f 55y Good 11st 8lbs Mr Jack Andrews 7.68
16/10/18 Huntingdon 2/12 Hurdle 1m 7f 171y Good 11st 8lbs Bryony Frost 3.16
07/10/18 Uttoxeter 1/9 Hurdle 1m 7f 168y Good 12st 4lbs Bryony Frost 2.12
01/10/18 Newton Abbot 2/16 Hurdle 2m 2f 110y Good 12st 0lbs Bryony Frost 3.6
06/08/18 Newton Abbot 5/13 Hurdle 2m 5f 122y Gd/Frm z 11st 8lbs Wayne Hutchinson 17.24
10/07/18 Uttoxeter 7/11 Hurdle 2m 7f 70y Good z 11st 2lbs Wayne Hutchinson 11.31
22/05/18 Huntingdon 6/9 Hurdle 2m 3f 137y Good 11st 4lbs Richard Johnson 6.82
24/04/18 Ludlow 3/10 Hurdle 2m 5f 55y Gd/Sft 11st 7lbs Bridget Andrews 7.54
22/09/17 Newton Abbot 5/16 Hurdle 2m 2f 110y Gd/Sft H 12st 0lbs Harry Teal 11.95
02/06/17 Market Rasen 4/7 Hurdle 2m 4f 139y Good 10st 12lbs Trevor Whelan 13
18/12/16 Fakenham 2/8 Hurdle 2m 4f 1y Good 11st 0lbs Aidan Coleman 8.13
16/09/16 Newton Abbot 2/4 Bumper 2m 167y Good 11st 5lbs Trevor Whelan 4.54
02/05/16 Down Royal 1/19 Bumper 2m Good 11st 7lbs Mr L. J. McGuinness 105.19
03/01/16 Naas 5/5 Bumper 2m Heavy H 11st 7lbs Mr L. J. McGuinness 30.43

Continues to fall in the weights without looking ready to take advantage.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
22/04/21 Warwick 6/8 Chase 2m 54y Good 10st 8lbs Nick Scholfield 9.6
19/01/21 Exeter 9/12 Hurdle 2m 175y Heavy 11st 8lbs Tom O'Brien 40
31/12/20 Warwick 7/14 Chase 2m 54y Heavy 12st 2lbs Tom O'Brien 138.75
07/12/20 Plumpton 12/12 Hurdle 2m 4f 114y Soft 11st 3lbs Tom O'Brien 160
20/11/20 Ascot 11/11 Hurdle 1m 7f 152y Gd/Sft 10st 0lbs William Kennedy 1000
15/01/20 Newbury -/10 Hurdle 2m 69y Soft 11st 11lbs Nick Scholfield 108.53
20/12/19 Ascot -/6 Chase 2m 167y Heavy 10st 9lbs Nick Scholfield 55
07/09/19 Wexford 7/8 Chase 2m Good 11st 7lbs P. J. Cawley 8.34
15/08/19 Tramore 1/7 Chase 2m Good 11st 3lbs P. J. Cawley 8.47
25/04/19 Tipperary 13/14 Flat 1m 4f 100y Soft 0 9st 7lbs K. J. Leonard 190
11/04/19 Limerick 7/11 Chase 2m 3f 120y Good 11st 12lbs Sean Flanagan 9.37
17/03/19 Limerick 8/10 Chase 2m 1f 160y Heavy 11st 12lbs Andrew Ring 48.15
10/03/19 Naas -/11 Chase 2m Gd/Sft 11st 12lbs D. G. Hogan 112.52
07/10/18 Tipperary 11/11 Hurdle 2m Good 11st 0lbs D. G. Hogan 9.37
13/09/18 Listowel 12/14 Hurdle 2m Soft 9st 10lbs S. A. Mulcahy 70.44
24/08/18 Killarney 3/12 Hurdle 2m 1f Gd/Sft 10st 3lbs S. A. Mulcahy 119.89
03/08/18 Galway 7/10 Hurdle 2m 11y Soft 10st 2lbs D. G. Hogan 20.6
19/07/18 Killarney 6/7 Hurdle 2m 1f Gd/Frm 11st 2lbs Roger Loughran 8.02
04/06/18 Listowel 4/15 Hurdle 2m Good 10st 10lbs D. G. Hogan 14
17/05/18 Clonmel 4/8 Hurdle 2m 110y Good 11st 12lbs D. G. Hogan 5.89
11/05/18 Kilbeggan 3/6 Hurdle 2m 3f 61y Soft 11st 10lbs D. G. Hogan 15

Flat bred and offered little on chase debut last month.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
16/05/21 Stratford-On-Avon 7/9 Chase 2m 3f 98y Soft h 10st 6lbs Paul O'Brien 26
03/04/21 Newton Abbot 9/12 Hurdle 2m 167y Good h 10st 4lbs Patrick Cowley 28
13/12/20 Lingfield Park 11/12 Flat 1m 1y Std z 9st 7lbs Nicola Currie 44.73
19/11/20 Wincanton 3/10 Hurdle 1m 7f 65y Gd/Sft h 10st 6lbs Ben Hicks 21
10/11/20 Hereford 6/12 Hurdle 2m 53y Gd/Sft h 10st 6lbs Robert Dunne 27
22/10/20 Chelmsford City 3/8 Flat 1m Slow * 9st 7lbs Nicola Currie 11.15
19/09/20 Newton Abbot 6/16 Hurdle 2m 167y Good h 10st 9lbs Paul O'Brien 12.5
01/09/20 Newton Abbot 3/17 Hurdle 2m 167y Good h 11st 0lbs Paul O'Brien 60
19/08/20 Bath 8/11 Flat 1m Gd/Sft h 8st 13lbs Joshua Bryan 13.99
31/07/20 Lingfield Park 4/11 Flat 1m 1y Slow h 9st 5lbs Joshua Bryan 8.2
13/07/20 Kempton Park 3/14 Flat 1m Slow h 9st 1lbs Joshua Bryan 19.28
28/06/20 Windsor 8/11 Flat 1m 2f Gd/Frm h 9st 8lbs Joshua Bryan 10
11/06/20 Lingfield Park 2/9 Flat 1m 1y Slow h 9st 4lbs Joshua Bryan 25.37
08/02/20 Newbury 14/15 Hurdle 2m 69y Good h 11st 2lbs Paul O'Brien 1000
30/01/20 Wincanton 9/17 Hurdle 1m 7f 65y Heavy h 11st 2lbs Paul O'Brien 1000
21/01/20 Exeter 15/16 Hurdle 2m 175y Heavy h 11st 4lbs Paul O'Brien 1000
21/08/19 Bath 12/12 Flat 1m Good h 9st 2lbs Trevor Whelan 32.23
23/07/19 Wolverhampton 10/13 Flat 1m 142y Std h 10st 0lbs Trevor Whelan 32.99
26/06/19 Bath 4/13 Flat 1m Gd/Frm h 9st 8lbs Trevor Whelan 58.28
23/05/19 Chepstow 9/14 Flat 1m 2f Good 9st 9lbs Trevor Whelan 15.53
07/03/19 Chelmsford City 6/14 Flat 1m 2f Slow z 9st 5lbs Nicola Currie 19

Looks very limited and a long way out of the weights again.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
29/05/21 Ffos Las 8/13 Chase 2m Good 0 8st 2lbs David Noonan 120
04/05/21 Fakenham 6/7 Chase 2m 5f 44y Gd/Sft 0 8st 3lbs David Noonan 71.78
06/04/21 Exeter 6/6 Hurdle 2m 2f 111y Good 0 11st 1lbs Harry Reed 28.64
15/02/21 Warwick 13/18 Hurdle 2m 5f Heavy 11st 4lbs Harry Reed 1000
09/01/21 Wincanton -/15 Hurdle 2m 5f 82y Soft 11st 2lbs Harry Reed 669.37
15/12/20 Wincanton -/14 Hurdle 2m 3f 166y Soft 10st 12lbs Harry Reed 200

Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

SHORTCROSS STORM made a pleasing start to his chase career when a head-second at Huntingdon 11 days ago and he holds sound claims of going one place better from the same mark. Special Buddy and Elios d'Or are the chief threats.

Betting Forecast

3/1 Shortcross Storm (Ire), 11/2 Elios D'or (Fr), 5/1 Special Buddy (Ire), 20/1 Candyman Can (Ire), 22/1 He's A Bully (Ire), 10/1 Royal Plaza, 18/1 Third Estate (Ire), 16/1 The Granson (Ire), 25/1 Gates Pass, 66/1 Trio D'ecajeul (Fr)
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