Aspen Insurance Supports The Handicap Hurdle 2m

  • (4yo+, 2m, Class 5, 12 runners)
  • Winner £2,395 2nd £698 3rd £349
  • Going: Soft, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 17.65s
  • Off time: 17:00:32
Full result
Result 17:00 Plumpton
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 3 Hold The Bucks 13/2
2nd 9 Little Roxy 12/1
3rd 4 Qasser 7/2j

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 76U-6PP
Red and black diabolo, black sleeves, black and red quartered cap Cranky Corner 41
  • T:Mrs H R J Nelmes
  • J:C J Davies
  • Form: 76U-6PP
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 11-12p1
  • OR: 99
  • Naps:
10 166 11-12 p1 Mrs H R J Nelmes C J Davies (7) 99 66/1
2 4P0211
Yellow, Dark Green chevrons, Yellow sleeves and cap Clonusker (IRE) 15
  • T:Mrs L C Jewell
  • J:Gerard Tumelty
  • Form: 4P0211
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-7t
  • OR: 94
  • Naps:
6 161 11-7 t Mrs L C Jewell Gerard Tumelty 94 8/1
3 2P5521
Black and White (quartered), Black sleeves and cap Hold The Bucks (USA) 14
  • T:D Steele
  • J:Mr F Mitchell
  • Form: 2P5521
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-5
  • OR: 92
  • Naps:
8 159 11-5 D Steele Mr F Mitchell (7) 92 13/2
4 780322
Light Blue, White chevrons on sleeves, White cap Qasser (IRE) 18
  • T:H Whittington
  • J:Ryan Hatch
  • Form: 780322
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-4h
  • OR: 91
  • Naps:
5 158 11-4 h H Whittington Ryan Hatch (7) 91 7/2j
5 2-74283
White, Royal Blue cross belts, Red sleeves, Royal Blue armlets and star on Red cap Jaja De Jau 56
  • T:A J Honeyball
  • J:R Thornton
  • Form: 2-74283
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-3t
  • OR: 90
  • Naps:
5 157 11-3 t A J Honeyball R Thornton 90 13/2
6 05P7-PP
Dark Blue, Royal Blue star, Yellow cap Whatagoa (IRE) 14
  • T:R Rowe
  • J:L Aspell
  • Form: 05P7-PP
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 10-7
  • OR: 80
  • Naps:
7 147 10-7 R Rowe L Aspell 80 66/1
7 848-034
White, Light Blue hoops, striped sleeves, Light Blue cap Juicy Legend 51
  • T:C Gordon
  • J:Louis Muspratt
  • Form: 848-034
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 10-6
  • OR: 79
  • Naps:
7 146 10-6 C Gordon Louis Muspratt (10) 79 13/2
8 00P9
Royal Blue, White star, checked sleeves, Yellow cap Arcas (IRE) 51
  • T:A E Jones
  • J:James Best
  • Form: 00P9
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 10-4t1
  • OR: 77
  • Naps:
5 144 10-4 t1 A E Jones James Best (3) 77 28/1
9 342-453
Dark Blue, White braces, White cap, Dark Blue star Little Roxy (IRE) 14
  • T:Miss A M Newton-Smith
  • J:Adam Wedge
  • Form: 342-453
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 10-4
  • OR: 77
  • Naps:
9 144 10-4 Miss A M Newton-Smith Adam Wedge 77 12/1
10 B5-6864
Light Blue, Pink sash, Royal Blue cap Maccabees 14
  • T:R Curtis
  • J:Mr F Tett
  • Form: B5-6864
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 10-3h
  • OR: 76
  • Naps:
5 143 10-3 h R Curtis Mr F Tett (7) 76 12/1
11 80-666P
White, dark blue and red halved sleeves Si Bien (FR) 150
  • T:Miss A Brewer
  • J:Brendan Powell
  • Form: 80-666P
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 10-0
  • OR: 73
  • Naps:
9 140 10-0 Miss A Brewer Brendan Powell 73 7/2j
12 675879
BLACK, YELLOW disc, striped sleeves and cap Just Beware 84
  • T:Miss Z C Davison
  • J:Miss T Worsley
  • Form: 675879
  • Age: 12
  • Weight: 10-0p
  • OR: 67
  • Naps:
12 140 10-0 p Miss Z C Davison Miss T Worsley (7) 67 40/1

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2013   Capellini
  • T:C R Egerton
  • J:G Sheehan
6 10-11 C R Egerton G Sheehan 6/1
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In depth

Verdict

CLONUSKER is fancied to land a hat-trick after his latest success at Fontwell. He'd earlier scored over track and trip and had finished well ahead of Hold The Bucks when second here in December. The latter has won at this track subsequently but Linda Jewell's charge should have the upper hand once again. Jaja De Jau, Little Roxy and Maccabees also have something to find with the selection on earlier running and Qasser looks a bigger threat dropping down a grade on the back of a couple of placed efforts.

Formwatch

Hold The Bucks (USA) 15-2 (9-11) Chased leaders, went 2nd 6th, outpaced and lost place before 3 out, rallied to 3rd before 2 out, went 2nd approaching 2 out, led approaching last, ridden and hung left flat, stayed on, won at Plumpton 2m hcp hdl 0-115 (4) sft in Feb beating Dungeness (11-2) by 1 3/4l, 7 ran.

Little Roxy (IRE) 25-1 (10-0) Chased leaders, outpaced 6th, rallied to 4th before 2 out, went modest 3rd towards finish, 3rd of 7, 15l behind Hold The Bucks (9-11) at Plumpton 2m hcp hdl 0-115 (4) sft in Feb.

Qasser (IRE) 7-2fav (10-6) Held up towards rear, headway 5th, challenged 2 out, ridden before last, no impression flat, stayed on same pace, 2nd of 9, 5l behind Winged Crusader (11-8) at Huntingdon 2m nov hcp hdl 0-105 (4) sft in Feb.

Juicy Legend 12-1 (10-5) Tracked leaders, every chance after 3 out, no extra flat, 4th of 16, 11l behind Withy Mills (10-3) at Taunton 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) hvy in Jan.

Clonusker (IRE) 10-1 (10-0) Chased leaders, went 2nd before 2nd, led next, clear after 3 out, 6 lengths ahead last, jinked right at gap in rails flat, idled/tiring final 100 yards, found bit extra towards finish, won at Fontwell 2m 2f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) hvy in Feb beating Quite By Chance (11-12) by 1 1/2l, 8 ran.

Jaja De Jau 9-1 (11-1) Held up towards rear, headway on long run to 3 out, chased leaders before next, stayed on to 3rd soon after last, 3rd of 13, 16l behind Clonusker (10-1) at Plumpton 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) hvy in Jan.

Just Beware 14-1 (9-7) In touch, lost place approaching 3 out, 9th of 11, 20l behind Our Phylli Vera (11-5) at Plumpton 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) sft in Dec.

Cranky Corner 40-1 (10-8) Held up, not fluent 1st, weakened 4 out, pulled up before next, in a race won by Al Alfa (11-12) at Taunton 2m hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy in Jan, 7 ran.

Maccabees 20-1 (10-1) Held up in rear, headway to chase leaders 9th, disputing well held 2nd 3 out, soon ridden in 3rd, weakened and lost modest 3rd approaching last, 4th of 9, well behind Strange Bird (10-0) at Plumpton 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) sft in Feb.

Si Bien (FR) 50-1 (10-9) In rear, ridden and weakened before 4 out, pulled up, in a race won by Run Along Boy (10-11) at Newton Abbot 2m 3f sell hdl (5) gd in Oct, 8 ran.

Whatagoa (IRE) 100-1 (10-9) Held up towards rear, tailed off and pulled up before last, in a race won by Albert Bridge (11-2) at Plumpton 2m mdn hdl (5) sft in Feb, 14 ran.

Arcas (IRE) 200-1 (10-13) Mid-division, closed 5th, lost place next, well beaten from 3 out, 9th of 10, well behind All But Grey (11-1) at Taunton 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Jan.