32Red.com 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle 2m

  • (4yo+, 2m, Class 4, 4 runners)
  • Winner £3,119 2nd £916 3rd £458 4th £229
  • Going: Good, Good to Firm in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 51.20s
  • Off time: 19:35:51
Full result
Result 19:35 Worcester
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 3 Slim Pickens 2/5f

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 12212-1
Dark blue and yellow (quartered), striped sleeves Degooch (IRE) 33
  • T:D McCain Jnr
  • J:K Renwick
  • Form: 12212-1
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-5
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 159 11-5 D McCain Jnr K Renwick 7/2
3 0664-21
Red and white stripes, white sleeves, dark blue stars, dark blue cap, white stars Slim Pickens (IRE) 7
  • T:Dr R D P Newland
  • J:S Twiston-Davies
  • Form: 0664-21
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-5
  • OR:
  • Naps:
6 159 11-5 Dr R D P Newland S Twiston-Davies 2/5f
4 490-4
Dark blue, pink chevron Jackthejourneyman (IRE) 30
  • T:T R Gretton
  • J:D C Costello
  • Form: 490-4
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 10-12
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 152 10-12 T R Gretton D C Costello 25/1
5 6/641-3
Maroon, beige star, diabolo on sleeves and star on cap Vodka 'n Tonic (IRE) 23
  • T:N J Henderson
  • J:A Tinkler
  • Form: 6/641-3
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 10-12h
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 152 10-12 h N J Henderson A Tinkler 8/1

Non Runners

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps Odds
2 29/884-1
Master Malt 35
  • Nag Me
  • T:Jonjo O'Neill
  • J:A P McCoy
  • Form: 29/884-1
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-5
  • OR: 122
  • Naps:
6 115 Jonjo O'Neill A P McCoy 122 NR
6 04/3078-
Indiefront 51
  • Nag Me
  • T:Miss J S Davis
  • J:W Kennedy
  • Form: 04/3078-
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 10-5
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 105 Miss J S Davis W Kennedy NR

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2013   Separate Shadows (FR)
  • T:D McCain Jnr
  • J:J M Maguire
5 10-12 D McCain Jnr J M Maguire 13/8
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In depth

Verdict

Slim Pickens was a very smooth winner of a maiden hurdle at Southwell last week and his yard is in terrific form. But this is a much more competitive affair and Master Malt, who got off the mark at Exeter last month, and Stratford third Vodka 'n Tonic should make their presence felt representing powerful stables. DEGOOCH has a bit to find on the form book but showed a very willing attitude to beat a previous winner at Carlisle, despite making a few mistakes. His jumping will improve with experience and he should have the speed for this having won and been placed in bumpers.

Formwatch

Master Malt 11-2 (11-0) Chased leaders, lost several places 3rd, closed 3 out, led approaching last, stayed on well, won at Exeter 2m 1f mdn hdl (4) gd in May beating Maxi Chop (11-0) by 2l, 17 ran.

Indiefront 50-1 (10-5) Held up towards rear, headway before 4 out, weakened 3 out, tailed off, 8th of 9, well behind Stiff Upper Lip (10-9) at Towcester 2m nh nov hdl (4) gd in Apr.

Slim Pickens (IRE) 11-8fav (11-0) Chased leaders, led before 2 out, ran on well from last, won at Southwell 2m 4f NH mdn hdl (5) gf beating Reverb (10-11) by 5l, 13 ran.

Degooch (IRE) 8-13fav (10-12) Held up towards rear, headway after 3 out, every chance next, led last, ran on well, won at Carlisle 2m 3f nh nov hdl (4) gd in May beating Lord Brendy (11-5) by 4 1/2l, 8 ran.

Jackthejourneyman (IRE) 40-1 (11-0) Held up in rear, headway from 3 out, went 4th last, unable to get on terms, 4th of 11, 3l behind Mandy's Boy (10-10) at Ludlow 2m mdn hdl (4) gd in May.

Vodka 'n Tonic (IRE) 2-1fav (10-12) Took keen hold, soon led, jumped right 1st, hit 3rd, went right 5th, headed after 2 out, no extra before last, 3rd of 14, 21l behind Manjakani (10-12) at Stratford 2m nh nov hdl (4) gd in May.