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  • Date: 15 September 2021
  • Going: GOOD to FIRM
  • Surface: Turf
  • Status: Completed

Welcome Back To Kelso Novices' Hurdle (4) (Class 4)

  • Distance: 2m 4f 189y
  • Age: 4 years old+
  • Runners: 4
  • Prize: £8,000
  • Race status: Weighed In

Has returned in good form for new yard, landing Uttoxeter maiden hurdle over this trip in July before running well giving a promising winner plenty of weight at Bangor. Looks the one to beat.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
16/08/21 Bangor-On-Dee 2/7 Hurdle 2m 3f 123y Good 11st 7lbs Miss Abbie McCain 3.59
14/07/21 Uttoxeter 1/7 Hurdle 2m 3f 207y Good 11st 4lbs Miss Abbie McCain 10.05
23/04/21 Chepstow 4/6 Hurdle 2m 7f 131y Good 11st 0lbs Tom O'Brien 8.24
29/03/21 Fontwell Park 4/7 Hurdle 2m 5f 164y Gd/Frm 11st 9lbs Micheal Nolan 7
15/02/21 Lingfield Park 11/14 Bumper 2m Std 11st 2lbs Ben Jones 5.27
04/02/21 Wincanton 2/9 Hurdle 2m 3f 166y Heavy 10st 11lbs Ben Jones 11.5
14/01/21 Fontwell Park 4/11 Hurdle 2m 1f 162y Heavy 11st 12lbs Richard Johnson 25
10/12/20 Taunton 11/16 Hurdle 2m 3f 1y Soft 11st 5lbs Tom O'Brien 40.31
31/03/19 Ascot 9/15 Hurdle 1m 7f 152y Gd/Frm 11st 6lbs Richard Johnson 10.54
24/02/19 Fontwell Park 3/13 Hurdle 2m 3f 49y Gd/Sft 10st 7lbs Richard Johnson 2.3
19/01/19 Ascot 2/8 Hurdle 1m 7f 152y Gd/Sft 10st 12lbs Micheal Nolan 5.3
30/12/18 Taunton 2/10 Hurdle 2m 104y Gd/Sft 10st 12lbs Tom O'Brien 10.45
31/10/18 Magdeburg 2/9 Flat 1m 3f 205y Good 9st 2lbs Bauyrzhan Murzabayev -
17/09/18 Maisons-Laffitte 6/10 Flat 1m 3f 205y Good 0 9st 2lbs Mickael Barzalona 7.41
23/08/18 Moulins 4/11 Flat 1m 2f 206y Good 9st 2lbs Bauyrzhan Murzabayev 2.3
25/07/18 Vichy 2/7 Flat 1m 3f Gd/Sft 9st 2lbs Mickael Barzalona 3.57
05/07/18 Hamburg 3/9 Flat 1m 3f 205y Good 9st 0lbs Eduardo Pedroza -
04/06/18 Munich 4/8 Flat 1m 1f 207y Good 9st 2lbs Eduardo Pedroza -

Fair form under Rules in Ireland for Brian McMahon. Failed to land gamble for new yard after 4 months off at Worcester (23f) but could come on for that and has cheekpieces fitted now.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
22/08/21 Worcester 3/6 Hurdle 2m 7f Good z 11st 4lbs Tom Bellamy 3.5
06/05/21 Tipperary 2/8 Chase 2m 7f 70y Gd/Sft z 12st 2lbs Mr E. Mahon 3.45
09/09/20 Punchestown 2/11 Hurdle 2m 7f 100y Soft z 12st 0lbs Philip Enright 78.96
03/08/20 Roscommon 8/14 Hurdle 2m 3f 185y Gd/Sft 12st 0lbs Mr E. Mahon 44

Little impact in bumper/point/Cartmel novice hurdle (last named for this yard). Staying handicaps will be his bag.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
30/08/21 Cartmel 3/3 Hurdle 2m 6f 31y Good 11st 0lbs Henry Brooke 47.18
20/03/21 Wexford 10/12 Bumper 2m 2f Soft 12st 2lbs Miss L. Costello 27

Half-brother to useful hurdler Coole Hall but 0-4 in points and well beaten after a wind op on hurdles bow at Hexham (2m) recently. Upped markedly in trip.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
31/08/21 Hexham 8/8 Hurdle 2m 48y Gd/Sft 11st 4lbs Alison Johnson 49.28

Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

A match on recent form between ZAFAR and Cardboard Gangster, with Zafar fancied to continue the good work since joining Donald McCain with another victory under a penalty.

Betting Forecast

8/11 Zafar (Ger), 13/8 Cardboard Gangster, 20/1 Celestial Sky (Ire), 50/1 Big Bold Gold (Ire)
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