- Date: 23 February 2021
- Going: HEAVY
- Surface: Turf
- Status: Completed
Aspen Waite Complete Business Growth Service Maiden Hurdle (4) (Class 4)
- Distance: 2m 104y
- Age: 4 years old+
- Runners: 14
- Prize: £5,800
- Race status: Weighed In
Much improved when third under positive tactics in a novice at Wincanton last time and boasts excellent claims of opening his account against lesser opposition in a first-time hood.
|21/01/21||Wincanton||3/13||Hurdle||1m 7f 65y||Heavy||11st 4lbs||Daryl Jacob||15|
|09/01/21||Wincanton||8/16||Hurdle||1m 7f 65y||Soft||11st 5lbs||Jonjo O'Neill Jr.||155.62|
|04/12/20||Exeter||7/15||Hurdle||2m 175y||Heavy||10st 12lbs||Harry Kimber||88.56|
|06/12/19||Exeter||9/16||Bumper||2m 175y||Soft||10st 12lbs||Tom Scudamore||20.47|
Third in a couple of bumpers in France in spring 2019 but, having joined Dan Skelton, returned from a long absence with a sketchy display of jumping in a novice at Newbury on first crack at hurdling.
|16/12/20||Newbury||15/16||Hurdle||2m 69y||Soft||z||11st 0lbs||Harry Skelton||8.28|
|09/05/19||Le Lion-D'angers||3/6||Bumper||1m 3f 205y||Gd/Sft||10st 1lbs||Mathieu Androuin||7.2|
|07/04/19||Fougeres||3/13||Bumper||1m 3f 205y||Gd/Frm||9st 11lbs||Wilfried Lajon||-|
Placed in points and (22/1) but not much to write home about in two novice hurdles to date, pulled up at Chepstow last time. Plenty to prove.
|05/02/21||Chepstow||-/10||Hurdle||2m 7f 131y||Heavy||10st 12lbs||David Prichard||26.92|
|30/12/20||Taunton||4/14||Hurdle||2m 3f 1y||Heavy||10st 12lbs||David Prichard||32.09|
Fair form in bumpers in 2019, but was never involved on hurdles/stable debut here in January.
|10/12/20||Taunton||11/14||Hurdle||2m 104y||Soft||10st 12lbs||Mitchell Bastyan||85.69|
|12/08/19||Ballinrobe||1/7||Bumper||2m 180y||Gd/Sft||12st 0lbs||Mr J. J. Codd||5.88|
|05/08/19||Cork||3/9||Bumper||2m 3f||Soft||12st 0lbs||Mr L. J. McGuinness||6.04|
|12/07/19||Cork||4/18||Bumper||2m||Good||12st 0lbs||Mr L. J. McGuinness||80.27|
Modest maiden on the Flat. Hooded for 1st time when only seventh of 9 in handicap at Lingfield (11.6f) in August. Makes hurdles debut with her fitness to prove.
|26/08/20||Lingfield Park||7/9||Flat||1m 3f 133y||Good||H||9st 3lbs||Rob Hornby||11|
|27/07/20||Windsor||7/11||Flat||1m 3f 99y||Good||9st 8lbs||Liam Keniry||130|
|13/07/20||Windsor||7/11||Flat||1m 2f||Gd/Frm||9st 7lbs||Liam Keniry||156.46|
|10/06/20||Kempton Park||8/11||Flat||1m 2f 219y||Slow||9st 9lbs||Liam Keniry||34|
|09/03/20||Stratford-On-Avon||5/10||Bumper||2m 70y||Heavy||10st 3lbs||Ben Jones||12.35|
|18/12/19||Newbury||4/13||Bumper||1m 4f 143y||Gd/Sft||10st 12lbs||David Noonan||41.8|
Well held in a bumper at Hereford prior to showing some aptitude when a distant third in a novice at Chepstow on hurdling bow. Needs to step up markedly from that if he's to feature.
|20/01/21||Chepstow||3/12||Hurdle||2m 11y||Heavy||H||11st 4lbs||Adam Wedge||212.23|
|02/11/20||Hereford||11/11||Bumper||2m 53y||Gd/Sft||11st 5lbs||Adam Wedge||30|
Sent off a big price prior to being pulled up in a novice at Chepstow on hurdling debut, so hard to make any sort of case for.
|05/02/21||Chepstow||-/10||Hurdle||2m 7f 131y||Heavy||10st 12lbs||David Noonan||209.49|
Little impact in a couple of points and a novice hurdle at Wincanton. Set to struggle again.
|04/02/21||Wincanton||7/18||Hurdle||1m 7f 65y||Heavy||11st 2lbs||David Prichard||1000|
No impact in a bumper at Catterick and is bred to need time and distance, so likely to have a considerate start to hurdling.
|15/12/20||Catterick Bridge||6/11||Bumper||1m 7f 156y||Gd/Sft||11st 0lbs||Alain Cawley||56.12|
Arcadio gelding. Half-brother to useful hurdler Palmers Hill. Dam unraced half-sister to fair hurdler Lou's Coole Girl (19f winner). Winning pointer, last of 3 finishers last time (Nov 2019).
Placed in points but first run since leaving Mrs L. Pomfret when pulled up in novice at Newbury (20.5f, 250/1) on hurdles bow 34 days ago. Hard to fancy.
|20/01/21||Newbury||-/15||Hurdle||2m 4f 118y||Heavy||z||11st 0lbs||James Davies||962.31|
|31/05/19||Stratford-On-Avon||8/13||Bumper||2m 70y||Good||z||11st 3lbs||Mr Jamie Brace||160|
Tailed-off last in 2 Flat maidens for Kevin Bishop in 2019. Very hard to make any sort of case for making hurdling debut after long absence.
|28/04/19||Salisbury||12/12||Flat||1m 4f 5y||Gd/Frm||0||9st 0lbs||Pierre-Louis Jamin||1000|
|12/04/19||Newbury||10/10||Flat||1m 2f||Soft||9st 0lbs||David Probert||872.42|
Little show in bumpers, so hard to expect much from him now switched to hurdling.
|01/02/21||Lingfield Park||9/12||Bumper||2m||Std||11st 3lbs||Kai Lenihan||806.41|
|14/01/21||Fontwell Park||6/10||Bumper||2m 1f 162y||Heavy||11st 5lbs||Mr Robert Law-Eadie||420|
Half-brother to fairly useful hurdler/smart chaser Drovers Lane and bumper winner/fairly useful hurdler Thats My Rabbit. However, his efforts in bumpers last season were not overly inspiring.
|05/03/20||Wincanton||6/12||Bumper||1m 7f 65y||Heavy||11st 4lbs||Matt Griffiths||160.04|
|30/01/20||Wincanton||10/13||Bumper||1m 7f 65y||Heavy||11st 3lbs||Matt Griffiths||36|
THE WIDDOW MAKER upped his game when third at Wincanton last time and, in a much weaker race, he faces an excellent opportunity to get off the mark if he's able to reproduce that level of performance. Most of the others have questions to answer, but Lusitanien is open to improvement and Second Chapter has at least won between the flags.