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Hereford

Thu, 3rd May 2012
14:50
Wye Valley Brewery Handicap Chase, 2m
4 Runners (5YO plus) (Class 5) Total Prize Fund - £2800

No/Draw/Horse (days since last run)
Age colour sex, Sire - Dam (Damsire)
Form/Owner(s)
Wearing Details

Weight/Penalty
Offical Rating

Forecast Price*
Jockey/
Trainer

1 Unwanted Gift (IRE) (24J)
7 b g Tendulkar (USA) - Slieverue (IRE) (Zieten (USA))
233434- Mr N Morris
Tongue strap, Cheek pieces

11-12  
95

11/4
S Quinlan
Mrs R Hobbs

Placed in a hurdle race, a NH flat race and two chases from 18 starts. Well beaten at 9-2 behind King Of Castile when fourth of 5 on his latest outing in a selling hurdle race at Fakenham over 2m 4f (good to soft) last month.

2 Molko Jack (FR) (9J)
8 b g Lavirco (GER) - Line As (FR) (Cadoudal (FR))
066433- Mr David Ashbrook

11-8  
91

7/2
A Thornton
M Mullineaux

A winner of a hurdle race at 2m on heavy ground. Third of 8 behind Todareistodo beaten 34l at 3-1 on his latest outing in a chase at Towcester over 2m (soft) last month.

3 Betty Browneyes (GB) (129J)
7 b m Classic Cliche (IRE) - Corn Bunting (Teenoso (USA))
31U/3PP- Capt & Mrs J A George
Tongue strap

11-1  
84

4/1
P J Brennan
T R George

A winner of a chase at 2m on good ground. Pulled up 2 out when 4-1 at Huntingdon over 2m (good to soft) in a chase won by The Laodicean in December last year on her latest outing.

4 Jolibob (IRE) (30J)
10 b g Bob's Return (IRE) - Short Of A Buck (IRE) (Buckskin (FR))
66/24P2- Mrs Christine Susan Baylis
Cheek pieces

10-0  
69

6/4
Felix de Giles
C E Longsdon

Placed in two chases from ten starts. Beaten 9l by Try Catch Me when second of 8 at 6-1 on his latest outing in a chase at Fontwell over 2m 2f (good) last month.

Race Verdict

It could pay to side with the bottom-weight JOLIBOB. Although the forecast ground is a concern, he showed he's in good heart when runner-up at Fontwell last time and the application of first-time cheekpieces this afternoon may help him record a first career success. Molko Jack has winning form on heavy ground (over hurdles) and would have every chance if recapturing the form of his Southwell third two starts ago, while Betty Browneyes, the only chase winner in the line-up, certainly isn't out of it either.

Selection: Jolibob        Danger: Betty Browneyes        Alternative: Molko Jack
* These are prices forecast by PA Sport Ltd. and are to be used only as a guide to the betting market.
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