32RedPoker.com Maiden Hurdle 2m 5f 110y

  • (4yo+, 2m 5f 110y, Class 5, 8 runners)
  • Winner £1,949 2nd £572 3rd £286 4th £143
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 30.30s
  • Off time: 14:40:33
Full result
Result 14:40 Huntingdon
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 4 Carole's Destrier 11/8
2nd 5 Cloud Creeper 16 6/5f
3rd 7 Westerly Breeze 20 9/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 7-105
Pink and Emerald Green diamonds, White sleeves, Pink cap Amazing Scenes (IRE) 17
  • T:B G Powell
  • J:Brendan Powell
  • Form: 7-105
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-6
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 160 11-6 B G Powell Brendan Powell 33/1
2 341/F8
Light Green, Purple stars, checked sleeves, Light Green cap Anshantor (IRE) 25
  • T:H D Daly
  • J:Jake Greenall
  • Form: 341/F8
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-6
  • OR:
  • Naps:
8 160 11-6 H D Daly Jake Greenall (3) 20/1
3 5-
Yellow and Maroon diamonds, Yellow sleeves, Yellow cap, Maroon star Arfur Didit (IRE) 304
  • T:Mrs S J Humphrey
  • J:Jack Quinlan
  • Form: 5-
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-6
  • OR:
  • Naps:
6 160 11-6 Mrs S J Humphrey Jack Quinlan (3) 40/1
4 228-2F2
Yellow, White Cross of Lorraine, hooped sleeves, Emerald Green cap Carole's Destrier 26
  • T:N P Mulholland
  • J:Michael Byrne
  • Form: 228-2F2
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-6
  • OR: 119
  • Naps:
6 160 11-6 N P Mulholland Michael Byrne (3) 119 11/8
5 432-822
Red, yellow hoops, yellow and red diabolo on sleeves, yellow cap, red spots Cloud Creeper (IRE) 36
  • T:P J Hobbs
  • J:R Johnson
  • Form: 432-822
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-6
  • OR: 120
  • Naps:
7 160 11-6 P J Hobbs R Johnson 120 6/5f
6
Black, black and maroon striped cap Shubaat 516
  • T:J P Ferguson
  • J:D F O'Regan
  • Form:
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-6
  • OR:
  • Naps:
7 160 11-6 J P Ferguson D F O'Regan 7/1
7 487-3
Dark Blue, Pink star, armlets and cap Westerly Breeze (IRE) 38
  • T:M Keighley
  • J:Ian Popham
  • Form: 487-3
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-6
  • OR:
  • Naps:
6 160 11-6 M Keighley Ian Popham 9/1
8 P5-1P
Orange, Purple epaulets Zaffaran Rain (IRE) 44
  • T:K F Clutterbuck
  • J:D Crosse
  • Form: P5-1P
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 10-13
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 153 10-13 K F Clutterbuck D Crosse 66/1

In depth

Verdict

In common with most of John Ferguson's hurdlers, Shubaat was a decent sort on the Flat but returns from a lengthy absence here. CLOUD CREEPER sets a very fair standard on his seconds at Southwell and Fontwell and deserves a change of luck. He's narrowly preferred to Carole's Destrier, who has also shown decent form and has been knocking on the door. Westerly Breeze was third at Ludlow on his reappearance and looks the pick of the remainder.

Formwatch

Carole's Destrier 7-2 (10-9) Tracked leader, disputed lead 6th, led narrowly 3 out, ridden and headed last, no extra flat, 2nd of 15, 3 1/2l behind Aubusson (10-5) at Chepstow 2m 4f nov hdl (4) gs in Dec.

Cloud Creeper (IRE) 5-2 (10-12) Held up in rear, headway approaching 7th, led after 3 out, mistake 2 out, edged right before last, went left at hurdle, edged left and driven flat, 1 length up towards finish, headed post, 2nd of 8, hd behind Junction Fourteen (10-12) at Fontwell 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) gs in Nov.

Westerly Breeze (IRE) 50-1 (10-12) Chased leaders, ridden and weakened before last, 3rd of 14, 10l behind Theatrebar (10-12) at Ludlow 2m 5f NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) gs in Nov.

Arfur Didit (IRE) 17-2 (11-1) Tracked leaders in 4th, pushed along over 8f out, lost place over 4f out, soon in rear, 5th of 7, 20l behind Ballyhooley Boy (10-11) at Southwell 2m NH flat (6) gd in Mar.

Anshantor (IRE) 66-1 (10-11) Led until 5 out, weakened next, 8th of 18, 42l behind Champagne West (11-0) at Warwick 2m 5f mdn hdl (4) gs in Dec.

Zaffaran Rain (IRE) 20-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders, outpaced before 3 out, weakened after, tailed off before 2 out, soon pulled up, in a race won by Spirit Oscar (10-12) at Lingfield 2m 3f mdn hdl (5) hvy in Nov, 7 ran.

Amazing Scenes (IRE) 50-1 (10-12) In touch, ridden and weakened after 4 out, modest 5th, 5th of 10, 45l behind Knock House (10-12) at Plumpton 2m 5f nov hdl (4) sft in Dec.

Shubaat 12-1 (8-11) Took keen hold, led 6f, chased leader, driven along 4f out, ridden and hung right inside final 2f, soon weakened, 8th of 14, 27l behind Motivado (9-2) at Goodwood 1m 6f hcp 105 (2) gd in Aug '12 (flat).