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Read Hollie Doyle's Column On Attheraces.com Mares' Open National Hunt Flat (5) Class 5

  • Distance: 2m 1f 162y
  • Age: 4yo
  • Runners: 7
  • Prize: £3,500

Sister to fairly useful hurdler Shiroccan Roll, and half-sister to fair hurdler Little Mix. Dam fair 2m hurdle winner. Prominent in the betting but unable to land a blow in an AW bumper in January.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
18/01/21 Lingfield Park 11/12 Ben Jones Bumper 2m Std/Slow 10st 12lbs

€15,000 3-y-o, £70,000 4-y-o, Doyen mare. Half-sister to bumper winner Catching Shadows. Off mark in Irish points at second attempt in December and joined top yard.

Pether's Moon filly. Dam (h113) temperamental bumper/17f-2½m hurdle winner (stayed 23f). Didn't look that straightforward herself starting out at Newbury.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
05/03/21 Newbury 6/12 Tom Cannon Bumper 2m 69y Good 10st 4lbs
Potwell Racing Syndicate II silk
No. 1

Point winner. Tongue strap on, won 4-runner bumper (evens) at Plumpton (17.8f, good) on NH debut 24 days ago, easily. Should improve and capable of defying a penalty.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
11/04/21 Plumpton 1/4 Rex Dingle Bumper 2m 1f 164y Good z 10st 12lbs
The Queen silk
No. 4

Blue Bresil filly. Half-sister to bumper winner/useful hurdler Sunshade. Dam unraced half-sister to useful hurdler/chaser (stayed 21f) Close Touch. Makes plenty of appeal on paper.

£1,500 3-y-o, Blue Bresil filly. Dam (h95), point winner/maiden hurdler, half-sister to fairly useful hurdler/chaser (stayed 2½m) The Nipper.