wyevalleydemolition.co.uk Novices' Hurdle 2m
- (4yo+, 2m, Class 4, 9 runners)
- Winner £3,249 2nd £954 3rd £477 4th £238
- Going: Soft, Heavy in places in the back straight
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 4m 6.40s
- Off time: 12:56:03
|1st||2 At Fishers Cross||4/7f|
|2nd||3 Copper Birch||2¼||12/1|
|3rd||6 Master Benjamin||24||13/2|
Adajarad (IRE) 41
|5||152 10-12||Evan Williams||Conor Ring (10)||33/1|
At Fishers Cross (IRE) 199
|5||152 10-12||Miss R Curtis||A P McCoy||4/7f|
Copper Birch (IRE) 231
|4||152 10-12||Evan Williams||Adam Wedge (3)||12/1|
Earth Tremor (IRE) 155
|6||152 10-12 t||Tim Vaughan||R Johnson||109||4/1|
Lydstep Point 19
|5||152 10-12||D A Rees||J M Davies||66/1|
Master Benjamin 14
|5||152 10-12||J Scott||Nick Scholfield||13/2|
My Lad Percy 31
|4||152 10-12||Mrs D A Hamer||Aodhagan Conlon (5)||20/1|
Orissan Jim (IRE) 20
|5||152 10-12||Tim Vaughan||Mr B Gibbs (7)||66/1|
Who Am I 31
|6||152 10-12||Mrs D A Hamer||Donal Devereux (3)||66/1|
||5||10-12||Miss R Curtis||A P McCoy||15/8|
Rebecca Curtis and Tony McCoy teamed up to land this 12 months ago with Peckhamecho and AT FISHERS CROSS is fancied to follow suit. The dual bumper winner was only beaten half-a-length here on his debut over hurdles in March and a subsequent fifth at Punchestown was no disgrace. Earth Tremor keeps finding at least one too good and that was the case again on his UK debut in June while points winner Copper Birch may need more time. Wincanton fourth Master Benjamin may be the pick of the remainder ahead of bumpers winners Lydstep Point and My Lad Percy.
At Fishers Cross (IRE) 8-1 (11-6) Towards rear, never a factor, 8th approaching 3 out, no threat and kept on one pace in straight, 5th of 11, 33l behind Tofino Bay (11-12) at Punchestown 2m 4f hdl hvy in Apr.
Copper Birch (IRE) 3-1 (10-11) Ld, until hdd 2out, btn when ldr made mstk last, regained lead on run to line, lucky, won at Rathmorrissey 3m ire ptp gd in Mar beating Bally Longford (10-11) by 2l, 6 ran.
Master Benjamin 14-1 (10-12) Took keen hold and held up in rear, went right 4th, headway on inside travelling well before 2 out, kept on flat, went 4th towards fnish, 4th of 13, 10l behind Kings Flagship (10-12) at Wincanton 2m nov hdl (4) gs in Oct.
Orissan Jim (IRE) 10-1 (11-0) Held up in rear, headway on outside over 3f out, soon ridden and no impression, 6th of 7, 21l behind Hannibal The Great (10-9) at Plumpton 2m 2f mdn NH flat (6) sft in Oct.
Adajarad (IRE) 50-1 (10-2) Held up towards rear and keen, pushed along after 5th, soon tailed off and pulled up, in a race won by The New One (10-12) at Newton Abbot 2m 3f nh nov hdl (4) sft in Oct, 9 ran.
Who Am I 50-1 (11-4) Always towards rear, 9th of 13, 36l behind Bob Tucker (11-4) at Worcester 2m NH flat (6) gd in Oct.
Earth Tremor (IRE) 2-1fav (11-0) With leader, led 5th, headed before 3 out, mistake 2 out, weakened before last, 3rd of 11, 19l behind According To Trev (11-0) at Worcester 2m 4f mdn hdl (4) gd in Jun.
My Lad Percy 14-1 (10-1) Tracked leaders, not fluent 2nd, ridden and weakened approaching 3 out, tailed off, 5th of 10, well behind Nataani (10-12) at Worcester 2m 7f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Oct.
Lydstep Point 100-1 (10-12) Mid-division, chased leaders under pressure after 4 out, weakened next, tailed off, 10th of 14, well behind Mr Mole (10-12) at Exeter 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) gs in Oct.