Today's action comes from Kempton, Ludlow, Nottingham and Towcester, as Mal Boyle previews the racecards for...
General stats: Richard Hannon saddled a 9/1 double on last year’s corresponding card with the trainer holding six entries at the time of writing this time around.
General stats: Cornwall based trainer Jackie Du Plessis held two declarations on the card at the five-day stage having secured three victories at the course from just five runners thus far.
Juvenile Maiden Hurdle event scheduled for 2.10: Two favourites have won via the last nine contests, during which time three gold medallists have scored at 25/1-20/1-11/1. Only three of the nine market leaders have claimed toteplacepot positions during the period.
Mares Novice Hurdle scheduled for 2.40: Three of the seven favourites have finished in the frame via five renewals, statistics which include two winners.
Three mile Handicap Chase due to be contested at 3.10: Six and seven-year-olds have secured four of the six renewals between them (even split), whilst the same stats apply for horses carrying weights of 11-4 or more. All six contests have passed without a successful market leader being recorded, whilst two of the seven market leaders have troubled the judge from a toteplacepot perspective.
Two and a half mile Beginners’ Chase scheduled for 4.10: Six-year-olds had won all five renewals until last years when 80/1 and 33/1 representatives let the side down! The six renewals have produced all manner of results with the gold medallists being returned at 33/1--9/1--11/4--11/4--9/4--5/6 (two successful favourites). Four of the six market leaders have secured toteplacepot positions, one of the casualties being last year’s 5/6 favourite.
Two mile five furlong handicap hurdle due to be contested at 4.40: Favourites come into the race on a hat trick having secured three of the six contests thus far. Six of the nine market leaders have secured toteplacepot positions to date.
Closing bumper event scheduled for 5.10: Evan Williams held two options in the race this year coming into the contest on a hat trick. Five-year-olds have won four of the five contests thus far.
General stats: Saeed Bin Suroor stands out from the crowd via recent stats: 2YO: 8/15----3YO: 8/24----older horses: 3/13----General strike rate of: 36.5%
General stats: John Quinn held three options on the card on Monday having saddled half (3/6) of his runners at the track to victory during the last five years.