Lucketts Travel - Quality Coach Hire Maiden Hurdle 2m 4f

  • (4yo+, 2m 4f, Class 5, 13 runners)
  • Winner £2,079 2nd £611 3rd £305 4th £153
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 43.10s
  • Off time: 16:50:12
Full result
Result 16:50 Fontwell Park
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 2 Ballyheigue Bay 11/2
2nd 9 Mercers Court ¾ 10/1
3rd 11 Unowhatimeanharry 7/2c

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 18/303-
DARK BLUE, RED seams, WHITE cap Accordingtojodie (IRE) 22
  • T:T Symonds
  • J:Felix De Giles
  • Form: 18/303-
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 110
  • Naps:
8 154 11-0 T Symonds Felix De Giles 110 28/1
2 F/F1329-
Royal Blue, Beige hoop, armlets and cap Ballyheigue Bay (IRE) 16
  • T:C Gordon
  • J:Tom Cannon
  • Form: F/F1329-
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 114
  • Naps:
7 154 11-0 C Gordon Tom Cannon 114 11/2
3 416U4-
Maroon and Yellow stripes, Maroon sleeves, Yellow armlets, Maroon cap Buckhorn Timothy 31
  • T:C L Tizzard
  • J:Brendan Powell
  • Form: 416U4-
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 154 11-0 C L Tizzard Brendan Powell 33/1
4 403-
Emerald Green, Red star, White sleeves, Red stars, Red cap Dawson City 22
  • T:P Gundry
  • J:A Thornton
  • Form: 403-
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 154 11-0 P Gundry A Thornton 33/1
5 24/32P-
White, royal blue braces and armlets, royal blue and white hooped cap Elmore Back (IRE) 97
  • T:C J Mann
  • J:M D Grant
  • Form: 24/32P-
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 124
  • Naps:
5 154 11-0 C J Mann M D Grant 124 7/2c
6 600-
Light Blue, White seams and sleeves, Red cap Johns Luck (IRE) 7
  • T:N P Mulholland
  • J:Michael Byrne
  • Form: 600-
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 154 11-0 N P Mulholland Michael Byrne 100/1
7 095-
Black, royal blue hoops, dark blue and light blue striped sleeves, black and light blue striped cap Kiama Bay (IRE) 27
  • T:Jim Best
  • J:Matthew Batchelor
  • Form: 095-
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR:
  • Naps:
8 154 11-0 Jim Best Matthew Batchelor 80/1
8 2/4055-
Black, maroon spots, black sleeves and cap Malibu Rock 21
  • T:Miss S Smith
  • J:Aidan Coleman
  • Form: 2/4055-
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR:
  • Naps:
6 154 11-0 Miss S Smith Aidan Coleman 16/1
9 518244-
Black, large red spots, armlets and cap Mercers Court (IRE) 32
  • T:N B King
  • J:Trevor Whelan
  • Form: 518244-
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 120
  • Naps:
6 154 11-0 N B King Trevor Whelan (3) 120 10/1
10 344236-
WHITE, large BLACK spots, BLACK cap Reverb 27
  • T:N J Henderson
  • J:Jeremiah McGrath
  • Form: 344236-
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 117
  • Naps:
5 154 11-0 N J Henderson Jeremiah McGrath (3) 117 7/2c
11 4/33353-
Black and White diabolo, Emerald Green and Black diabolo on sleeves, Emerald Green cap, Black star Unowhatimeanharry 41
  • T:Mrs H R J Nelmes
  • J:Paul Moloney
  • Form: 4/33353-
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 115
  • Naps:
6 154 11-0 Mrs H R J Nelmes Paul Moloney 115 7/2c
12 083-
Yellow, blue disc, sleeves and cap Webbswood (IRE) 19
  • T:S Curran
  • J:Mikey Hamill
  • Form: 083-
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 154 11-0 S Curran Mikey Hamill (10) 66/1
13 5-
Dark Blue, White cross belts, chevrons on sleeves Abuelo 30
  • T:G L Moore
  • J:Joshua Moore
  • Form: 5-
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 10-9
  • OR:
  • Naps:
4 149 10-9 G L Moore Joshua Moore 14/1

Non Runners

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps Odds
14 68-
Mrs Burbidge 7
  • Nag Me
  • T:N P Mulholland
  • J:James Banks
  • Form: 68-
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 10-2
  • OR:
  • Naps:
4 102 N P Mulholland James Banks NR

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2013   Catch The Rhythm (IRE)
  • T:C E Longsdon
  • J:R Johnson
5 11-0 C E Longsdon R Johnson 4/1
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In depth

Verdict

Kiama Bay will be interesting when going handicapping but this a well-contested maiden in which a few wouldn't be winning out of turn. Elmore Back was pulled up last time at Doncaster but this is a big drop in grade. Mercers Court still has time on his side while Unowhatimeanharry is consistent and was only beaten a length at Stratford last time. REVERB was travelling like a winner at Chepstow last time when a bad blunder stopped him in his tracks. Providing he's none the worse for that experience, he can recoup losses here though Ballyheigue Bay would also have claims on his best form.

Formwatch

Mrs Burbidge 100-1 (9-9) Took keen hold, tracked leaders, lost place before 5th, not fluent next, weakened before 4 out, 8th of 12, well behind Ned Stark (10-13) at Chepstow 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) gs in Apr.

Ballyheigue Bay (IRE) 16-1 (11-1) Prominent, challenged 6th, led when not fluent 8th, headed 3 out, weakened after 2 out, 9th of 19, 28l behind Tinker Time (11-2) at Cheltenham 3m nov hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gd in Apr.

Mercers Court (IRE) 33-1 (10-12) Last pair, headway into modest 5th and pushed along before 9th, keeping on same pace when left modest 3rd 2 out until post, 4th of 9, 13l behind Ellnando Queen (10-5) at Plumpton 2m 5f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Mar.

Unowhatimeanharry 7-1 (10-13) Held up in rear, not clear run approaching 2 out, headway before last, kept on flat, 3rd of 10, 1l behind Decimus (11-2) at Stratford 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gd in Mar.

Elmore Back (IRE) 5-1 (11-3) Held up in touch, weakened from after 4 out, puled up before last, in a race won by Master Of The Game (11-3) at Doncaster 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) gs in Jan, 12 ran.

Reverb 15-8fav (11-6) Mid-diviison, headway approaching 4 out, disputing close 2nd when blundered 3 out, lost place, not recover, 6th of 13, 32l behind Ossie's Dancer (11-4) at Chepstow 2m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gs in Apr.

Buckhorn Timothy 9-1 (11-0) Took keen hold, tracked leaders, weakened after 3 out, 4th of 7, 25l behind Volt Face (11-0) at Newton Abbot 2m 3f nov hdl (4) sft in Apr.

Webbswood (IRE) 33-1 (11-0) Held up in rear, headway on inside 3 out, went 3rd and one pace from 2 out, well held by leading pair before last, 3rd of 7, 13l behind Aldopicgros (11-2) at Wincanton 2m 4f nov hdl (4) gd in Apr.

Malibu Rock 33-1 (11-0) Held up in rear, plugging on but no chance when left in 4th and hampered 2 out, weakened to 5th run-in, 5th of 10, 22l behind Gun Shy (11-0) at Fontwell 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Apr.

Dawson City 14-1 (11-3) Led, ridden over 2f out, headed over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 3rd of 12, 8l behind Hel Tara (10-7) at Towcester 2m mdn NH flat (6) gd in Apr.

Johns Luck (IRE) 66-1 (10-13) Led, jumped left 1st and 2nd, headed after 3rd, weakened before 4 out, 10th of 12, well behind Ned Stark (10-13) at Chepstow 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) gs in Apr.

Accordingtojodie (IRE) 33-1 (11-0) Led, headed 2 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace, no chance with winner flat, lost 2nd final stride, 3rd of 12, 8l behind Liberty Court (11-0) at Taunton 2m 3f mdn hdl (5) gd in Apr.

Kiama Bay (IRE) 66-1 (10-13) Chased leaders, left in lead on stable bend after 1st, mistake 3rd, headed 4 out weakened next, 5th of 10, 28l behind Dubawi Island (11-11) at Chepstow 2m nh nov hdl (4) gs in Apr.

Abuelo 25-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders in 3rd until over 3f out, one pace, 5th of 14, 32l behind Jollyallan (11-4) at Wincanton 2m mdn NH flat (6) gs in Apr.