Newbury Friday 28th February

  • Going: Heavy   Surface: Turf
  • Placepot £210.90, Pool: £74,303.86, 257.1 winning tickets
  • Quadpot £61.80, Pool: £4,876.21, 58.3 winning tickets
Newbury course guide

13:45 Floor V Davis HL1979 Juvenile Hurdle

13:45 Floor V Davis HL1979 Juvenile Hurdle Friday 28th February 2014
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 P Bobtail
  • Trainer: Mark Gillard
  • Jockey: T Cheesman
4 10-12 Mark Gillard T Cheesman (7) 100/1
2 Cherry Tiger
  • Trainer: G McPherson
  • Jockey: P Moloney
4 10-12 G McPherson P Moloney 8/1
3 273 Ninepointsixthree
  • Trainer: J G M O'Shea
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
4 10-12 J G M O'Shea A P McCoy 11/10f
4 4 Stiff Upper Lip (IRE)
  • Trainer: O Sherwood
  • Jockey: L Aspell
4 10-12 O Sherwood L Aspell 15/8
5 58 Strong Conviction
  • Trainer: S Hodgson
  • Jockey: N Scholfield
4 10-12 S Hodgson N Scholfield 14/1
6 Theionlady (IRE)
  • Trainer: R Woollacott
  • Jockey: C O'Farrell
4 10-5 R Woollacott C O'Farrell 14/1
7 500 Todoistodare
  • Trainer: B G Powell
  • Jockey: R P Mclernon
4 10-5 B G Powell R P Mclernon 66/1

Formwatch

Stiff Upper Lip (IRE) 20-1 (10-12) In touch, not fluent 5th, went 2nd briefly 3 out, soon ridden, weakened before 2 out, 4th of 8, 14l behind Hawk High (11-5) at Warwick 2m 4yo hdl (4) sft in Jan.

Strong Conviction 66-1 (10-7) In touch, headway to chase leaders 3 out, pushed along soon after, weakened before next, 8th of 15, 29l behind Saint Breiz (10-9) at Wincanton 2m nh nov hdl (4) hvy.

Theionlady (IRE) Presenting filly out of Valleya.

Ninepointsixthree 66-1 (10-5) Tracked leader, led briefly before 5 out, ridden 2 out, soon outpaced, kept on to take 3rd run-in, 3rd of 11, 7l behind Raven's Tower (11-5) at Warwick 2m 4yo hdl (4) sft.

Todoistodare 16-1 (10-0) Led until over 4f out, weakened over 3f out, tailed off, 10th of 11, well behind Great Try (11-2) at Southwell 2m (4) std.

Cherry Tiger 9-2 (9-4) Close up, chased leader over 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed approaching final furlong, kept on one pace, 3rd of 10, 6l behind Entrapping (9-0) at Yarmouth 1m 1f 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) sft in Oct (flat).

Bobtail 50-1 (10-8) Held up towards rear, weakened over 6f out, soon pulled up, in a race won by Foryourinformation (10-13) at Ffos Las 2m NH flat (6) hvy, 11 ran.

14:20 Physicool 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle (In Aid Of West Berkshire Mencap)

14:20 Physicool 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle (In Aid Of West Berkshire Mencap) Friday 28th February 2014
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 2-511 Boogie In The Barn (IRE)
  • Trainer: J Scott
  • Jockey: N Scholfield
  • Distance Winner
6 11-4 J Scott N Scholfield 11/4
2 8-00412 Pink Gin
  • Trainer: J A B Old
  • Jockey: M D Grant
6 11-4 t J A B Old M D Grant 16/1
3 2- Abbey Court (IRE)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: D Bass
6 10-12 N J Henderson D Bass 20/1
4 12 Big Hands Harry
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
5 10-12 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 8/11f
5 74-27 Fine Words
  • Trainer: A King
  • Jockey: R Thornton
6 10-12 A King R Thornton 16/1
6 033 Flintham
  • Trainer: M Bradstock
  • Jockey: N Boinville
5 10-12 M Bradstock N Boinville (5) 80/1
7 75 Foxtail Hill (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss R Curtis
  • Jockey: J E Moore
5 10-12 Miss R Curtis J E Moore 66/1
8 75F176/ Lightning Moley (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss T Watkins
  • Jockey: B Poste
11 10-12 t Miss T Watkins B Poste (5) 100/1
9 00 Matripajo (IRE)
  • Trainer: Jonjo O'Neill
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
5 10-12 Jonjo O'Neill A P McCoy 33/1
10 28 Smart Story
  • Trainer: F M O'Brien
  • Jockey: P J Brennan
7 10-12 F M O'Brien P J Brennan 100/1
11 9-5F7 Upham Running (IRE)
  • Trainer: Mrs K A Buckett
  • Jockey: K Edgar
6 10-12 Mrs K A Buckett K Edgar (5) 100/1
12 26-455 Withoutdefavourite (IRE)
  • Trainer: Henry Oliver
  • Jockey: R Johnson
6 10-12 Henry Oliver R Johnson 33/1
13 P524-41 Ziga Boy (FR)
  • Trainer: A King
  • Jockey: J Doyle
5 10-12 A King J Doyle 14/1

Formwatch

Big Hands Harry 12-1 (11-0) Took keen hold tracking leaders, lost place briefly and pushed along 7th, chased leaders 3 out, led well before 2 out, ridden and joined 2 out, headed going to the last, no chance with easy winner, kept on for clear 2nd, 2nd of 9, 6l behind Royal Boy (11-0) at Ascot 2m 6f NH mdn hdl (3) sft in Dec.

Ziga Boy (FR) (11-2) won at Moulins(FR) 2m 2f 4yo chs sft in Oct beating Vandale De Balme (10-5) by 14l, 8 ran.

Flintham 20-1 (10-7) Led, not fluent 8th, ridden and headed before 3 out, weakening when mistake at hurdle, left 3rd 2 out, 3rd of 5, 41l behind Milan Bound (11-5) at Uttoxeter 3m nh nov hdl (4) gs in Nov.

Fine Words 16-1 (10-12) Held up towards rear, pushed along in mid-divsion after 4 out, weakened next, 8th and no chance when went left next, hit last, 7th of 14, 41l behind Brother Brian (10-12) at Newbury 2m 3f NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) sft in Dec.

Foxtail Hill (IRE) 16-1 (10-13) Pulled hard, led, ran green on stable bend, headed 3f out, ridden and lost 2nd over 2f out, soon one pace, 5th of 10, 21l behind Buckhorn Timothy (10-11) at Ludlow 2m cond NH flat (5) hvy in Jan.

Pink Gin 5-1 (11-8) Led, headed after 1st, left in lead again before 2nd, pressed from 3 out, blundered 2 out, held in 2nd when blundered last, kept and just held on for 2nd close home, 2nd of 7, 6l behind Cogry (11-8) at Warwick 2m 3f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (4) sft.

Boogie In The Barn (IRE) 8-1 (11-4) Took keen hold, pressed leader, led after 2nd until 4th, stayed pressing, led again on long run to 2 out and soon clear, appeared to idle and reduced lead 2 out, soon pressed, asserted last, came clear flat, won at Kempton 2m 5f nh nov hdl (4) hvy beating Hot Whiskey N Ice (11-4) by 3 1/2l, 7 ran.

Withoutdefavourite (IRE) 13-2 (11-3) Tracked leaders in 3rd, led after 5th, headed before next, pushed along and every chance before 2 out, weakened before last, 5th of 6, 23l behind Maison De Ville (10-10) at Market Rasen 2m 5f nh nov hdl (4) sft.

Lightning Moley (IRE) 25-1 (10-13) Held up behind leaders, pushed along 6th, lost place next, poor 6th when mistake 2 out, tailed off, 6th of 8, 46l behind American World (10-13) at Worcester 3m nh nov hdl (4) gf in May '10.

Abbey Court (IRE) 5-1 (11-7) Mid div, prog 4out, fair 5th 3out & mstk in 4th 2out, no ex in fair 3rd when lft 2nd last, nvr nrr, 2nd of 12, 6l behind Western Warhorse (11-7) at Affane 3m ire ptp sft in Nov '12.

Matripajo (IRE) 33-1 (11-0) Always towards rear, 13th of 22, well behind Josses Hill (11-0) at Newbury 2m mdn hdl (4) sft in Dec.

Smart Story 33-1 (11-2) Always towards rear, one pace and no impression final 2f, never involved, 8th of 14, 21l behind Zulu Oscar (11-2) at Kempton 2m n h flat (4) std.

Upham Running (IRE) 100-1 (11-2) Took keen hold, held up towards rear, jumped slowly 3rd, some headway after 3 out, never on terms, 7th of 13, 27l behind Vieux Lion Rouge (11-8) at Wincanton 2m nh nov hdl (3) sft in Jan.

14:50 Berry Bros & Rudd Handicap Chase (For The Geoffrey Gilbey Trophy)

14:50 Berry Bros & Rudd Handicap Chase (For The Geoffrey Gilbey Trophy) Friday 28th February 2014
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
3 22-4151 Umberto D'olivate (FR)
  • Trainer: R Walford
  • Jockey: F Giles
  • Distance Winner
6 11-11 R Walford F Giles 4/6f
4 2-23F2 Sir Valentino (FR)
  • Trainer: T R George
  • Jockey: P J Brennan
5 11-10 T R George P J Brennan 11/4
5 2309-33 Stone Light (FR)
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: A Coleman
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Distance Winner
6 11-1 Miss V Williams A Coleman 9/2
1 125263 Roger Beantown (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss Z C Davison
  • Jockey: D Crosse
9 11-12 p Miss Z C Davison D Crosse NR
2 362263 Skint
  • Trainer: Miss A Brewer
  • Jockey: J Doyle
  • Distance Winner
8 11-12 p Miss A Brewer J Doyle NR

Formwatch

Roger Beantown (IRE) 16-1 (11-9) Held up, headway 4th, one pace in 4th when blundered 2 out, went 3rd towards finish, 3rd of 6, 9l behind Sew On Target (11-10) at Sandown 2m hcp chs 0-130 (3) hvy.

Skint 9-2 (10-7) Held up mid-division, headway before 2 out, kept on run-in, 3rd of 9, 3l behind Zaplamation (10-1) at Wetherby 2m (3) gs in Dec.

Umberto D'olivate (FR) 8-1 (11-12) Prominent, went 2nd 4 out, led next, clear 2 out, stayed on well, won at Exeter 2m 1f hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft in Jan beating Kingcora (11-4) by 5l, 9 ran.

Stone Light (FR) 9-5fav (10-11) Took keen hold tracking leading pair, hit 9th, went 2nd 2 out, no impression when dropped to 3rd and hit last, 3rd of 5, 7l behind Midnight Lira (10-2) at Exeter 2m 3f mares nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) sft in Dec.

Sir Valentino (FR) 11-2 (10-7) Tracked leaders, jumped left 3rd, not fluent 5th, went 2nd approaching 7th until approaching 4 out, every chance when hit 4 out, went 2nd approaching 2 out, challenged last, every chance when carried left flat, no extra and held close home, 2nd of 5, nk behind Lord Of House (11-7) at Ludlow 2m (3) hvy in Jan.

15:25 Agetur UK Novices' Limited Handicap Chase

15:25 Agetur UK Novices' Limited Handicap Chase Friday 28th February 2014
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 31-5227 Dunlough Bay (IRE)
  • Trainer: P R Webber
  • Jockey: R P Mclernon
8 11-7 p P R Webber R P Mclernon 10/1
2 6374-24 Perfect Candidate (IRE)
  • Trainer: F M O'Brien
  • Jockey: P J Brennan
7 11-4 F M O'Brien P J Brennan 3/1
3 1P-4335 Pistol (IRE)
  • Trainer: P J Hobbs
  • Jockey: R Johnson
  • Course Winner
5 11-1 P J Hobbs R Johnson 8/1
4 254313 Ultimatum Du Roy (FR)
  • Trainer: A M Hales
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Distance Winner
6 11-1 A M Hales A P McCoy 9/4f
5 F-413P3 Young Hurricane (IRE)
  • Trainer: Dr R D P Newland
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
8 10-12 bt Dr R D P Newland S Twiston-Davies 5/1
6 63-62F1 Farbreaga (IRE)
  • Trainer: Jamie Poulton
  • Jockey: T J O'Brien
8 10-10 Jamie Poulton T J O'Brien 4/1

Formwatch

Farbreaga (IRE) 9-2 (11-9) Tracked leaders, led 6th, headed next, pushed along after 4 out, led 3 out, ridden before 2 out, pressed before last, kept on well run-in, won at Southwell 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-115 (4) hvy beating Royal Riviera (11-8) by 3 1/2l, 8 ran.

Dunlough Bay (IRE) 14-1 (11-8) Held up in rear, blundered 5th, headway to mid-division when hit 13th, hampered 14th, mistake 4 out, ridden and weakened soon after, tailed off, 7th of 11, 50l behind Restless Harry (11-5) at Newbury 3m hcp chs 0-130 (3) sft in Jan.

Ultimatum Du Roy (FR) 9-4fav (10-12) In touch, jumped slowly 2nd, mistake 3 out, went 2nd before 2 out, 2 lenghts down when not fluent last, no extra, lost 2nd towards finish, 3rd of 6, 11l behind Dare To Endeavour (10-11) at Huntingdon 3m nov hcp chs (0-125) (3) hvy.

Perfect Candidate (IRE) 33-1 (11-0) Held up towards rear, outpaced before 5 out, stayed on from last, nearest at finish, 4th of 7, 10l behind Victor Hewgo (11-0) at Doncaster 3m nov chs (4) gs in Jan.

Young Hurricane (IRE) 6-1 (11-11) Tracked leaders on inside, not fluent 1st, jumped left and went 2nd 4 out until 2 out, one pace flat, 3rd of 5, 4 1/2l behind Wood Yer (11-11) at Leicester 2m 7f hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft in Jan.

Pistol (IRE) 6-1 (11-6) Ran in snatches and not that fluent, in touch when mistake 10th, soon outpaced, tried to close after 3 out, no impression, soon weakened, 5th of 8, 47l behind Saroque (11-4) at Sandown 2m 4f nov hcp chs (0-125) (3) hvy.

16:00 RR Elite Novices' Handicap Hurdle (In Aid Of West Berkshire Mencap)

16:00 RR Elite Novices' Handicap Hurdle (In Aid Of West Berkshire Mencap) Friday 28th February 2014
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
3 123-551 Minella Reception (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss R Curtis
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Distance Winner
8 11-9 t Miss R Curtis A P McCoy 2/1j
4 00/432 Daveron (IRE)
  • Trainer: J Scott
  • Jockey: N Scholfield
6 11-7 J Scott N Scholfield 5/1
5 6-2947 Fond Memory (IRE)
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
6 11-5 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 13/2
6 3-6631F Rior (IRE)
  • Trainer: P Henderson
  • Jockey: T J O'Brien
7 11-1 P Henderson T J O'Brien 6/1
7 703213 Whispering Harry
  • Trainer: Henry Oliver
  • Jockey: R Johnson
  • Distance Winner
5 10-13 Henry Oliver R Johnson 2/1j
1 158511 Great Link (ex7)
  • Trainer: A W Carroll
  • Jockey: J Hamer
  • Distance Winner
5 12-0 t A W Carroll J Hamer (5) NR
2 12-4381 Hawaii Five Nil (IRE)
  • Trainer: Jonjo O'Neill
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Distance Winner
6 11-12 Jonjo O'Neill A P McCoy NR

Formwatch

Great Link 7-1 (9-12) Held up in 3rd, headway before 3 out, led before next, ridden between last 2, kept on under pressure flat, won at Ayr 2m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) hvy beating Trucking Along (11-9) by 1 1/4l, 5 ran.

Hawaii Five Nil (IRE) 11-4fav (11-8) Prominent, joined leader 2 out, ridden to lead next, edged left and driven out, won at Catterick 2m hcp hdl 0-115 (4) hvy beating Short Takes (10-13) by 1 1/4l, 8 ran.

Whispering Harry 13-2 (10-5) Led, not fluent 4th, headed 2 out, still upsides last, stayed on same pace flat, 3rd of 7, 4 1/2l behind Baltimore Rock (11-3) at Ludlow 2m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) hvy.

Fond Memory (IRE) 33-1 (10-12) Stood at start for 20 seconds before getting going, held up in rear, not fluent 3rd or 5th, soon pushed along, well beaten after 3 out, 7th of 9, 35l behind Ballyalton (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 1f NH nov hdl 4-6yo (3) gd in Dec.

Minella Reception (IRE) 8-15fav (11-3) Made all, came towards stands' side 3 out, narrow advantage when not fluent last, ridden and hard pressed flat, just held on, won at Ludlow 2m NH mdn hdl (4) hvy beating Daveron (11-3) by hd, 10 ran.

Daveron (IRE) 4-1 (11-3) Raced wide, in touch, went 2nd 3 out, challenged last, ridden and every chance flat, kept on, just held, 2nd of 10, hd behind Minella Reception (11-3) at Ludlow 2m NH mdn hdl (4) hvy.

Rior (IRE) 8-1 (10-3) Took keen hold and held up in rear, headway on inside approaching 3 out, chased leading pair 2 out, lost 3rd before last, weakening when fell last, in a race won by Bygones Sovereign (10-8) at Ascot 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-130 (3) sft in Dec, 12 ran.

16:35 Fredk Sage Co Ltd Handicap Chase (In Aid Of West Berkshire Mencap)

16:35 Fredk Sage Co Ltd Handicap Chase (In Aid Of West Berkshire Mencap) Friday 28th February 2014
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 961-245 Mr Muddle
  • Trainer: Miss S West
  • Jockey: M Goldstein
7 11-12 Miss S West M Goldstein 9/2
3 3P-4244 Be Definite (IRE)
  • Trainer: T R George
  • Jockey: P J Brennan
10 11-8 p T R George P J Brennan 15/8
4 38-P143 Bincombe
  • Trainer: P J Hobbs
  • Jockey: R Johnson
  • Beaten Favourite
6 11-0 P J Hobbs R Johnson 5/6f
2 111714 Proud Times (USA)
  • Trainer: Miss A Brewer
  • Jockey: J Doyle
8 11-9 p Miss A Brewer J Doyle NR

Formwatch

Proud Times (USA) 4-1 (11-10) Chased leaders, went 2nd 3 out until ridden before next, stayed on same pace in 3rd, hung left flat, no chance with leading duo, weakened into 4th final 100 yards, 4th of 8, 6l behind Clonusker (10-0) at Fontwell 2m 2f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) hvy.

Bincombe 2-1fav (11-5) Jumped left, chased leading pair, not fluent 2nd, went 2nd after 8th, led next, joined 4 out, headed approaching 3 out, went left and mistake 2 out, soon lost 2nd, weakened and went left last, 3rd of 11, 24l behind Buywise (11-4) at Ludlow 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-115 (4) hvy in Jan.

Be Definite (IRE) 16-1 (11-5) Tracked leaders, went 2nd before 2 out, kept on towards finish, 4th of 8, 8l behind The Panama Kid (11-5) at Doncaster 3m hcp chs 0-120 (4) gs in Jan.

Mr Muddle 9-1 (11-9) Tracked leaders, mistake 5th, not much room 7th, mistake 9th, lost place 11th, no impression after, weakened 2 out, mistake last, 5th of 6, 12l behind Time To Think (11-5) at Warwick 2m 4f hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft in Jan.

17:10 Rickety Bridge Mares' Standard Open NH Flat Race (In Aid Of West Berkshire Mencap)

17:10 Rickety Bridge Mares' Standard Open NH Flat Race (In Aid Of West Berkshire Mencap) Friday 28th February 2014
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 Cloudbusting
  • Trainer: Miss Z C Davison
  • Jockey: Mr H G Miller
6 11-2 Miss Z C Davison Mr H G Miller (7) 33/1
2 2 Etheridge Annie
  • Trainer: Hugo Froud
  • Jockey: M Ennis
5 11-2 Hugo Froud M Ennis (7) 4/1
3 7 Izzy Piccolina (IRE)
  • Trainer: G Deacon
  • Jockey: Miss Rachel King
6 11-2 G Deacon Miss Rachel King (7) 25/1
4 80 Mrs Winchester (IRE)
  • Trainer: Mrs Caroline Keevil
  • Jockey: Ian Popham
5 11-2 Mrs Caroline Keevil Ian Popham 50/1
5 32 No Pushover
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
  • Beaten Favourite
5 11-2 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 2/5f
7 Tyre Hill Lady
  • Trainer: David Dennis
  • Jockey: A Coleman
5 11-2 David Dennis A Coleman 8/1
6 323-514 Our Cat (IRE)
  • Trainer: F M O'Brien
  • Jockey: P J Brennan
6 11-2 F M O'Brien P J Brennan NR

Formwatch

Our Cat (IRE) 8-1 (11-2) Raced keenly, led until ridden 3f out, weakened over 2f out, 4th of 6, 40l behind Avispa (11-2) at Huntingdon 2m mrs N H flat (6) sft.

No Pushover 15-8fav (10-12) In touch, driven to chase leading pair over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on under pressure inside final furlong, went 2nd near finish, never reached winner, 2nd of 10, 1 1/2l behind Ballyhollow (10-12) at Towcester 2m mares n h flat (6) sft in Dec.

Etheridge Annie 40-1 (10-4) Took keen hold tracking leaders, ridden and outpaced over 3f out, rallied to 2nd final furlong, no chance with very easy winner, 2nd of 11, 6l behind Third Act (11-4) at Kempton 2m mdn NH flat (5) hvy.

Tyre Hill Lady Midnight Legend mare out of Springbrook Girl.

Izzy Piccolina (IRE) 28-1 (10-7) Led, headed over 4f out, weakened 1f out, 7th of 9, 10l behind Millicent Silver (10-12) at Warwick 2m mdn NH flat (6) hvy in Jan.

Cloudbusting Midnight Legend mare out of Minibelle.

Mrs Winchester (IRE) 66-1 (11-2) Raced wide, mid-division, weakened over 5f out, 11th of 13, well behind Rhythm Star (10-5) at Taunton 2m 1f mrs N H flat (5) hvy in Jan.