Pertemps Handicap Hurdle (Series Qualifier) 3m 1f

  • (5yo+, 3m 1f, Class 2, 18 runners)
  • Winner £11,574 2nd £3,419 3rd £1,709 4th £855 5th £427 6th £215
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 6m 29.70s
  • Off time: 14:25:10
Full result
Result 14:25 Warwick
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 10 Ely Brown 12/1
2nd 6 Holywell 11/2
3rd 13 Hada Men 4 12/1
4th 16 Duke Of Monmouth 9 10/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 1137-24
Black, grey disc, armlets and cap Hollow Tree 21
  • T:D McCain Jnr
  • J:S Thomas
  • Form: 1137-24
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-12
  • OR: 142
  • Naps:
5 166 11-12 D McCain Jnr S Thomas 142 20/1
2 7P912-5
Emerald Green, Yellow hoops, Emerald Green cap, White star Sunnyhillboy (IRE) 49
  • T:Jonjo O'Neill
  • J:Mr A J Berry
  • Form: 7P912-5
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 11-10
  • OR: 140
  • Naps:
10 164 11-10 Jonjo O'Neill Mr A J Berry (3) 140 28/1
3 111P-44
Royal Blue, Dark Green sleeves and cap Knock A Hand (IRE) 50
  • T:R Lee
  • J:M G Nolan
  • Form: 111P-44
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-10p1
  • OR: 140
  • Naps:
8 164 11-10 p1 R Lee M G Nolan (5) 140 16/1
4 2-2265F
Yellow, dark green and royal blue halved sleeves, pink cap Battle Group 28
  • T:D Pipe
  • J:C O'Farrell
  • Form: 2-2265F
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-7b
  • OR: 137
  • Naps:
8 161 11-7 b D Pipe C O'Farrell 137 33/1
5 013-161
Dark blue, orange diamond, quartered cap Alpha Victor (IRE) 21
  • T:W Kinsey
  • J:Charlie Huxley
  • Form: 013-161
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-5
  • OR: 135
  • Naps:
8 159 11-5 W Kinsey Charlie Huxley 135 25/1
6 131-222
White, Mauve stars Holywell (IRE) 49
  • T:Jonjo O'Neill
  • J:Maurice Linehan
  • Form: 131-222
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-5
  • OR: 135
  • Naps:
6 159 11-5 Jonjo O'Neill Maurice Linehan (5) 135 11/2
7 P1FP-3P
Red, White sleeves, Red spots, Brown cap West End Rocker (IRE) 35
  • T:A King
  • J:W Hutchinson
  • Form: P1FP-3P
  • Age: 11
  • Weight: 11-5
  • OR: 135
  • Naps:
11 159 11-5 A King W Hutchinson 135 33/1
8 U55/4-14
ROYAL BLUE, EMERALD GREEN sleeves, WHITE cap, EMERALD GREEN spots The Package 42
  • T:D Pipe
  • J:Timmy Murphy
  • Form: U55/4-14
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 11-4
  • OR: 134
  • Naps:
10 158 11-4 D Pipe Timmy Murphy 134 10/3f
9 424/110
White, Dark Green hoops and armlets Simarian (IRE) 29
  • T:Evan Williams
  • J:Paul Moloney
  • Form: 424/110
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-3
  • OR: 133
  • Naps:
8 157 11-3 Evan Williams Paul Moloney 133 50/1
10 203P-13
Orange, beige spots and sleeves, orange cap Ely Brown (IRE) 21
  • T:C E Longsdon
  • J:N Fehily
  • Form: 203P-13
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-0p
  • OR: 130
  • Naps:
8 154 11-0 p C E Longsdon N Fehily 130 12/1
11 5685P1
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap Storm Survivor (IRE) 14
  • T:Jonjo O'Neill
  • J:A P McCoy
  • Form: 5685P1
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 10-10p1
  • OR: 126
  • Naps:
7 150 10-10 p1 Jonjo O'Neill A P McCoy 126 12/1
12 R0P-1P7
Yellow, dark blue cross belts, yellow sleeves, pink armlets, dark blue and yellow quartered cap What An Oscar (IRE) 43
  • T:N A Twiston-Davies
  • J:S Twiston-Davies
  • Form: R0P-1P7
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 10-10
  • OR: 126
  • Naps:
8 150 10-10 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 126 22/1
13 3511-70
DARK GREEN and YELLOW (quartered), striped sleeves Hada Men (USA) 55
  • T:Miss V Williams
  • J:Aidan Coleman
  • Form: 3511-70
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 10-10
  • OR: 126
  • Naps:
8 150 10-10 Miss V Williams Aidan Coleman 126 12/1
14 1/3-5511
Yellow, Grey sleeves De La Bech 21
  • T:P J Hobbs
  • J:T J O'Brien
  • Form: 1/3-5511
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 10-9
  • OR: 125
  • Naps:
6 149 10-9 P J Hobbs T J O'Brien 125 7/1
15 0-21832
PURPLE and YELLOW stripes, BLACK sleeves and cap The Jugopolist (IRE) 17
  • T:Miss R Curtis
  • J:Patrick Corbett
  • Form: 0-21832
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 10-9
  • OR: 125
  • Naps:
6 149 10-9 Miss R Curtis Patrick Corbett (7) 125 25/1
16 42-21F4
Light Blue, Orange chevrons, Light Blue sleeves and cap Duke Of Monmouth (IRE) 21
  • T:C J Mann
  • J:G Sheehan
  • Form: 42-21F4
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 10-4
  • OR: 120
  • Naps:
6 144 10-4 C J Mann G Sheehan (5) 120 10/1
17 474/112
DARK BLUE and WHITE check, DARK BLUE sleeves, WHITE cap, DARK BLUE star Okafranca (IRE) 21
  • T:J A B Old
  • J:M D Grant
  • Form: 474/112
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 10-0
  • OR: 115
  • Naps:
8 140 10-0 J A B Old M D Grant 115 16/1
18 5265/04
Dark Green, Yellow stars, Yellow sleeves, Dark Green stars, Dark Green cap, Yellow star Boomtown Kat 30
  • T:Karen George
  • J:James Cowley
  • Form: 5265/04
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 10-0p
  • OR: 105
  • Naps:
9 140 10-0 p Karen George James Cowley (7) 105 66/1

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2012   Thehillofuisneach (IRE)
  • T:Jonjo O'Neill
  • J:P J Brennan
8 10-11 Jonjo O'Neill P J Brennan 13/2
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In depth

Verdict

Unravelling these qualifiers is never easy as many of the runners are likely to have bigger targets further down the line, if not the final itself. This race is further complicated by the fact that several are better known as chasers, though potentially well handicapped over timber. One such is THE PACKAGE, who won the Listed Badger Ales Chase at Wincanton on his reappearance and was then fourth in the Hennessy off a mark of 147, 13lb higher than today's rating. He gets a tentative vote but it would be no surprise to see the fast-improving De La Bech go close to completing his hat-trick while Storm Survivor stayed on well to score at Doncaster two weeks ago. His trainer, Jonjo O'Neill, also runs former Festival winner Sunnyhillboy and the consistent Holywell while Ely Brown, The Jugopolist and Alpha Victor also enter the equation but Hollow Tree gets little respite from the handicapper.

Formwatch

Ely Brown (IRE) 3-1 (11-9) In touch, headay approaching last, kept on under pressure to go 3rd closing stages, never able to challenge, 3rd of 8, 4 1/2l behind Alpha Victor (11-8) at Haydock 3m hcp hdl 0-140 (3) hvy in Dec.

Holywell (IRE) 10-1 (11-0) Chased leaders, went 3rd before 3 out, every chance 2 out until after last, kept on, 2nd of 16, 2 3/4l behind Trustan Times (11-12) at Haydock 3m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov.

Hada Men (USA) 10-1 (11-0) Towards rear, headway into mid-division and reminder 4th, lost place 4 out, soon ridden, no danger after, 11th of 18, 37l behind Double Ross (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) sft in Nov.

Duke Of Monmouth (IRE) 11-4fav (10-8) Prominent, ridden to challenge after 2 out, faded flat, 4th of 8, 6l behind Alpha Victor (11-8) at Haydock 3m hcp hdl 0-140 (3) hvy in Dec.

Knock A Hand (IRE) 7-2 (11-1) Led, headed 3rd, briefly lost place, led again 6th, joined from 10th, ridden and headed approaching 4 out, weakened next, 4th of 6, 45l behind Poungach (11-1) at Haydock 2m 6f nov chs (2) sft in Nov.

Storm Survivor (IRE) 22-1 (9-10) Held up in 5th, closed 7th, outpaced when mistake 3 out, rallied approaching last, driven to lead 110 yards out, eased after, won at Doncaster 3m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) sft in Dec beating Barafundle (11-6) by 1/2l, 8 ran.

Hollow Tree 5-1 (11-12) Tracked leader, outpaced after 2 out, stayed on closing stages, never able to challenge, 4th of 10, 7l behind Bakbenscher (10-13) at Haydock 2m 4f hcp hdl (2) hvy in Dec.

Okafranca (IRE) 5-1 (11-4) Headway to mid-division 4th, chased leaders before 2 out, soon ridden, stayed on to 2nd and kept on run-in, 2nd of 13, 1 1/4l behind De La Bech (11-12) at Ascot 3m nov hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy in Dec.

Boomtown Kat 40-1 (11-9) Raced wide, chased leaders, went 2nd after 8th until after 3 out, stayed in 3rd until before 2 out, soon outpaced in 4th, 4th of 16, 30l behind Okafranca (11-4) at Taunton 3m hcp hdl 0-110 (4) sft in Dec.

Alpha Victor (IRE) 11-1 (11-8) Chased leaders, every chance approaching last, led flat, all out, won at Haydock 3m hcp hdl 0-140 (3) hvy in Dec beating South Leinster (10-12) by 1/2l, 8 ran.

Battle Group 9-2 (10-10) Behind when fell 4th, in a race won by Easter Meteor (11-6) at Doncaster 2m 3f hcp chs 0-140 (3) gs in Dec, 8 ran.

West End Rocker (IRE) 4-1fav (10-12) Mid-division on outside, reminder after 5th, soon lost place, mistake 9th, pulled up before 17th, in a race won by Hello Bud (10-0) at Aintree 3m 2f Listed hcp chs (1) hvy in Dec, 16 ran.

De La Bech 3-1fav (11-12) Made all, strongly pressed from 2 out, stayed on gamely run-in, won at Ascot 3m nov hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy in Dec beating Okafranca (11-4) by 1 1/4l, 13 ran.

Sunnyhillboy (IRE) 33-1 (11-5) Held up mid-division, ridden and outpaced after 4 out, kept on and no impression, 5th of 16, 23l behind Trustan Times (11-12) at Haydock 3m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov.

The Package 8-1 (10-7) Mid-division, chased leaders under pressure 4 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace, no impression, 4th of 19, 14l behind Bobs Worth (11-6) at Newbury 3m 2f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gs in Dec.

Simarian (IRE) 40-1 (11-2) Held up in last pair, outpaced after 3 out, weakened next, 11th of 12, 45l behind At Fishers Cross (10-12) at Cheltenham 3m hcp hdl (2) hvy in Dec.

What An Oscar (IRE) 33-1 (10-13) In touch, badly hampered and lost place 2nd, outpaced before 3 out, never back on terms, plugged on, 7th of 17, 19l behind Fair Along (11-12) at Newbury 3m hcp hdl 0-140 (3) sft in Nov.

The Jugopolist (IRE) 2-1 (10-5) Mid-division, headway 3rd, soon prominent, led 3 out, hard pressed from next, headed after last, no extra, 2nd of 8, 6l behind Whisper (10-12) at Ffos Las 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Dec.