16:45 Worcester Mon 8 July 2019

  • Eventsi Marquee Hire Handicap Hurdle (Class 4)
  • 2m, Good (Good to Firm in places)
  • 8 Runners
  • Winner£3,769.002nd£1,107.003rd£553.004th£350.005th£350.006th£350.007th£350.008th£350.00
  • Surface: Turf
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Weighed In

Winning time:3m 46.3sOff time:16:46:16
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1
712-0OR: 122CD
9/2

Hasn't sparkled in two chase runs since returning from a long absence, now goes back over hurdles with more needed. Yard in red-hot form, so worth a check.

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4
511-11OR: 119
16/1

Point-to-point winner, began hurdles career with pleasing second at Huntingdon in the spring, though has gone the wrong way since and questions to be answered now.

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5
Aldrint208
611-9OR: 117CD
13/2

Won twice in three starts over timber back in the autumn, has been off for six months prior to this run, so entitled to come on for it.

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6
611-7OR: 115
12/1

Smart Flat performer, yet to sparkle since going over hurdles but early days and is in good hands, ensuring better things may still be coming.

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7
611-6OR: 114BFCD
13/8

C&D winner last summer, has shaped with promise in recent starst at Kempton and Market Rasen and needs taking seriously returned to this circuit.

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8
1011-3OR: 111D
16/1

Came from off the pace to finish second at Ludlow in May, an improvement on recent efforts. Not a cast-iron certainty to build on that positive step however.

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9
1011-1OR: 109CD
7/2

Loves it here, with six wins at the track. Won't be hanging around and not wise to allow this course specialists enjoy a soft advantage.

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10
610-8OR: 102
20/1

Second runner for Dan Skelton in this line-up, didn't pull up any trees on stable debut in May at Uttoxeter and appears to be the yard's second string on jockey bookings.

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Non-Runners

2
Too Many Diamonds24
811-12OR: 120
T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton
3
Shiroccan Roll73
511-12OR: 120
T: Miss E C LavelleJ: Adam Wedge

Last Year's Winner

DRAWHORSEAWGTSP
Red Hot Chilly511-26/1
T: F O'BrienJ: P J Brennan

Betting

Forecast

Haafapiece (13/8), Hallings Comet (7/2), Capitoul (9/2), Aldrin (13/2), Shiroccan Roll (7/1), Too Many Diamonds (10/1), Rock Steady (12/1), Tempuran (16/1), Lock's Corner (16/1), Do You Know What (20/1)

Verdict

The Aintree reappearance of TOO MANY DIAMONDS last month had plenty to admire in it. Dan Skelton's charge should be all the better for that first outing of 2019 and can go close here if taking a step forward in what looks an open event. Course specialist Hallings Comet would be very dangerous if given an easy lead, while the likes of Capitoul, Rock Steady and C&D winner Haafapiece also need close inspection.
  1. Too Many Diamonds
  2. Hallings Comet
  3. Haafapiece

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Prudhomme

F: U21-

T: Nick Williams

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F: 22331

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F: 235127-

T: D Skelton

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F: 0/324-12

T: N J Henderson

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F: 12319P-

T: P F Nicholls