toteexacta Pick The First And Second Handicap Hurdle (For The Ayrshire Yeomanry Cup) 2m 4f

  • (4yo+, 2m 4f, Class 3, 5 runners)
  • Winner £6,498 2nd £1,908 3rd £954 4th £477
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 37.39s
  • Off time: 16:52:21
Full result
Result 16:50 Ayr
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 6 Forward Flight 13/8
2nd 1 Man With Van nk 6/5f

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 1F511
Red, white stripe, red sleeves, white spots Man With Van (IRE) 35
  • T:S R B Crawford
  • J:Mr S Crawford
  • Form: 1F511
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-12
  • OR: 132
  • Naps:
8 166 11-12 S R B Crawford Mr S Crawford (3) 132 6/5f
2 56-F8P5
Black and Yellow stripes, White sleeves Master Of The Hall (IRE) 35
  • T:Micky Hammond
  • J:Joe Colliver
  • Form: 56-F8P5
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 11-7p1
  • OR: 127
  • Naps:
10 161 11-7 p1 Micky Hammond Joe Colliver (5) 127 22/1
3 1-32152
Royal Blue, White cross belts, Royal Blue and Yellow chevrons on sleeves Kilbree Chief (IRE) 35
  • T:Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • J:P Buchanan
  • Form: 1-32152
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-5
  • OR: 125
  • Naps:
6 159 11-5 Miss Lucinda V Russell P Buchanan 125 8/1
5 28-P872
Black and white stripes, chevrons on sleeves Rock Relief (IRE) 52
  • T:C Grant
  • J:Henry Brooke
  • Form: 28-P872
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 120
  • Naps:
8 154 11-0 C Grant Henry Brooke 120 12/1
6 13/8-331
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap Forward Flight (IRE) (ex7) 6
  • T:Mrs S J Smith
  • J:Ryan Mania
  • Form: 13/8-331
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 10-6
  • OR: 105
  • Naps:
8 146 10-6 Mrs S J Smith Ryan Mania 105 13/8

Non Runners

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps Odds
4 P14212
Makhzoon (USA) 16
  • Nag Me
  • Distance Winner
  • T:N W Alexander
  • J:Diarmuid O'Regan
  • Form: P14212
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 11-0v
  • OR: 120
  • Naps:
10 v N W Alexander Diarmuid O'Regan 120 NR

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2013   Rock Relief (IRE)
  • T:C Grant
  • J:Henry Brooke
7 10-7 C Grant Henry Brooke 22/1
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In depth

Verdict

Man With Van has a 13lb hike in the weights to contend with for his latest success at Fairyhouse and the runner-up has been well beaten since. Kilbree Chief has been raised 5lb for finishing second at Wetherby but Makhzoon finished second to Too Cool To Fool here last time and makes more appeal than last year's winner Rock Relief. Ryan Mania could afford to ease down FORWARD FLIGHT in the closing stages at Sedgefield during the week as he returned a convincing winner. That shouldn't have taken too much out of him and he gets the vote to defy a penalty.

Formwatch

Makhzoon (USA) 11-2 (11-4) Led, headed narrowly after 4 out, ridden after next, regained lead 2 out, 2 lengths clear last, headed flat, kept on towards finish, 2nd of 6, nk behind Too Cool To Fool (10-4) at Ayr 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy in Feb.

Forward Flight (IRE) 5-4fav (10-13) Tracked leader, led after 3 out, clear approaching last, comfortably, won at Sedgefield 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft beating Safari Journey (11-2) by 15l, 6 ran.

Man With Van (IRE) 9-4fav (11-6) Held up, soon in mid-division, closer order when hampered 3 out, soon 3rd, raced on outer and ridden straight, challenged from last, led and stayed on well closing stages, won at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hdl hvy in Feb beating Seriatim (10-9) by 1 1/2l, 9 ran.

Kilbree Chief (IRE) 11-2 (11-0) Tracked leaders, headway after 4 out, challenged next, kept on same pace, ridden and no impression after 2 out, 2nd of 7, 5l behind Who Owns Me (11-0) at Wetherby 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) hvy in Feb.

Master Of The Hall (IRE) 28-1 (11-7) Pressed leader, led approaching 8th, headed 3 out, ridden and weakened before last, 5th of 7, 38l behind Who Owns Me (11-0) at Wetherby 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) hvy in Feb.

Rock Relief (IRE) 8-1 (11-12) Mid-division, not fluent 1st or 6th, mistake 7th, 5th and ridden before 3 out, not fluent and stayed on same pace from 2 out, went 2nd last, no impression on winner, 2nd of 11, 8l behind Big Society (11-9) at Newcastle 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy in Jan.