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15:50 Sedgefield Racecard - 8th November 2018

15:50 Sedgefield
Best Odds Guaranteed With blacktype.bet Maiden Hurdle
  • 4YO plus, Class 5, 7 Runners
  • Winner £3,119, 2nd £916, 3rd £458, 4th £229
  • Distance 2m 178y
  • Going Good
Race Conditions
Course Winner
Distance Winner
Horse Form
Won Last Time Out
Ran Within 30 Days
Order By Odds
# Runner
Silk
1
Chosen Flame Craig Nichol Mrs R Dobbin 6 yrs, 11-5 186 Form: P43-1 A winner at 13-8fav in a point-to-point race at Loughrea over 3m (good to soft) on his latest outing in May, beating Family Man by 3l. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with M O Cullinane in Ireland.
Silk
2
Dark Ruler Henry Brooke J Ward 9 yrs, 11-5 41 Beaten 17l behind Daawy at 66-1 when 10th of 12 on his latest outing at Haydock over 1m 2f (good to soft) in September.
Silk
3
I'm To Blame B Hughes K Dalgleish 5 yrs, 11-5 293 Form: 11-
13 Tips
Successful in two NH flat races at 2m on good to soft and soft ground. Won on his latest outing in a NH flat race when evens fav at Musselburgh over 2m (soft) in January, beating Dr Hooves by 2 1/4l.
Silk
4
Theatre Legend Callum Bewley C Grant 5 yrs, 11-5 209 Form: 7/1170- Successful in two NH flat races at 2m 1f on good to soft and soft ground. Well beaten at 100-1 behind Portrush Ted when 16th of 20 on his latest outing in a Grade 2 NH flat race in the Group 2 Weatherbys Racing Bank Standard Open NH Flat Race at Aintree over 2m 1f (soft) in April.
Silk
5
Calliope C O'Farrell Kenneth Slack 5 yrs, 10-12 30 Beaten 8l behind Morning Skye at 11-2 when 9th of 15 on her latest outing at Catterick over 1m 4f (good) last month.
Silk
6
Wind Ops
Heartasia Sam Coltherd S Corbett 5 yrs, 10-12 282 Form: 41/1332-
1 Tip
Successful in two NH flat races at 2m on good ground. Beaten 9l by Lord County when second of 8 at 4-1 on her latest outing in a hurdle race at Newcastle over 2m (soft) in January.
Silk
7
Stormy Blues Danny Cook N J Hawke 4 yrs, 10-9 69 Form: 5 Finished 19l behind Full Bore when fifth of 8 at 33-1 on his NH debut in a maiden hurdle race at Bangor over 2m 1f (good) in August.
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Newspaper Tips
Silk Nap Tips Tipsters Odds
I'm To Blame
13 Tips
13 Tips
  • The Scout Daily Express
  • Robin Goodfellow Daily Mail
  • Newsboy Daily Mirror
  • Garry Owen Daily Record
  • POSTDATA
  • Steve Mason RP Ratings
  • Chris Wilson SPOTLIGHT
  • Richard Young THE NORTH
  • Marlborough Telegraph
  • The Guardian
  • Jason Heavey The Star
  • Templegate The Sun
  • Rob Wright The Times
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Heartasia
1 Tip
1 Tip
  • Jim Delahunt Scottish Sun
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The Sportsman's Verdict
Chosen Flame got off the mark between the flags when last seen in May before joining Rose Dobbin and warrants a market check, although the form of that success doesn't appear to have worked out so far. Dark Ruler was rated 91 at his pomp on the Flat, while Theatre Legend ran in a Grade 2 bumper at Aintree last term and is also respected. However, it could be worth sticking with the unbeaten I'M TO BLAME, who did it well in two bumpers last winter and is bred to make up into a nice hurdling type for his powerful connections.
The Sportsman's Prediction
Silk Pos Runner
1st I'm To Blame
2nd Theatre Legend
3rd Chosen Flame
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