Stay At The Wolverhampton Holiday Inn Claiming Stakes 1m 141y

  • (4yo+, 1m 141y, Class 5, 6 runners)
  • Winner £2,105 2nd £626 3rd £313 4th £156
  • Going: Standard/Slow
  • Surface: Polytrack
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 1m 50.97s
  • Off time: 18:10:36
Full result
Result 18:10 Wolverhampton
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 5 Star Links 11/4
2nd 3 She's A Character 5/2j

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 (1) 003757-
Black, Light Green hoops, White cap Stand Guard 30
  • T:Jane Chapple-Hyam
  • J:J Quinn
  • Form: 003757-
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 9-8
  • OR: 78
  • Naps:
7 134 9-8 Jane Chapple-Hyam J Quinn 78 8/1
2 (6) 03176-4
Red, grey cap Cobo Bay 10
  • T:C R Dore
  • J:Hayley Turner
  • Form: 03176-4
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 9-2b
  • OR: 75
  • Naps:
6 128 9-2 b C R Dore Hayley Turner 75 5/1
3 (7) 852838-
Red, Black star, White and Black hooped sleeves, Red cap, Black star She's A Character 15
  • T:R A Fahey
  • J:B McHugh
  • Form: 852838-
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-2v1
  • OR: 77
  • Naps:
4 128 9-2 v1 R A Fahey B McHugh 77 5/2j
4 (4)
LAVENDER, BLACK hoop, armlets and cap Bold Trumpeter
  • T:J M Bradley
  • J:R Kennemore
  • Form:
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 9-0
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 126 9-0 J M Bradley R Kennemore 80/1
5 (3) 482184-
White, emerald green hollow box, emerald green and white striped sleeves, yellow and white striped cap Star Links (USA) 32
  • T:S Donohoe
  • J:S W Kelly
  • Form: 482184-
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 9-0b
  • OR: 73
  • Naps:
5 126 9-0 b S Donohoe S W Kelly 73 11/4
7 (2) 2/2819-1
Dark Blue, Grey triple diamond Midnight Strider (IRE) 4
  • T:Tom Dascombe
  • J:R Kingscote
  • Form: 2/2819-1
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 8-10t
  • OR: 63
  • Naps:
5 122 8-10 t Tom Dascombe R Kingscote 63 5/2j

Non Runners

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps Odds
6 (5) 05314-5
Grand Vizier (IRE) 9
  • Nag Me
  • Course and Distance Winner
  • T:C R Dore
  • J:R Winston
  • Form: 05314-5
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 8-12
  • OR: 80
  • Naps:
7 812 C R Dore R Winston 80 NR

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2010 1 Soccerjackpot (USA)
  • T:C G Cox
  • J:A Kirby
6 9-6 C G Cox A Kirby 1/6
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In depth

Verdict

Rated much higher on the all-weather than on turf, there is a suggestion that Grand Vizier may not be the force of old on this surface nowadays while Stand Guard needs a longer trip to show his best. Cobo Bay and Star Links are not badly treated under today's conditions and can figure, but the former has a bit to find with SHE'S A CHARACTER on earlier form. Richard Fahey's filly hasn't scored since making a winning debut but the best of her form since gives her every chance and this drop in class could prove the key to getting her head back in front.

Formwatch

Grand Vizier (IRE) 3-1 (9-0) Slowly away, driven after start, in rear, headway under pressure 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, 5th of 7, 2l behind Caprio (9-7) at Kempton 7f clm stks (6) pol.

Star Links (USA) 8-1 (9-4) Steadied start, keen held up, headway to track leaders over 3f out, ridden to join winner over 1f out, no extra near finish, 4th of 7, 1/2l behind The Winged Assasin (8-12) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f app hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Dec.

She's A Character 20-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, always behind, 8th of 9, 6l behind Blue Moon (8-9) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Dec.

Stand Guard 9-1 (9-1) Raced wide tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 7th of 8, 8l behind Dark Promise (9-1) at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Dec.

Midnight Strider (IRE) 5-2 (9-4) Led, headed 8f out, chased leader, ridden over 2f out, led inside final furlong, ran on, won at Wolverhampton 1m 1f sell stks (6) pol beating Unbreak My Heart (10-0) by 4l, 3 ran.

Cobo Bay 7-2 (9-5) Tracked leader until ridden 2f out, soon weakened, 4th of 5, 14l behind Erinjay (9-3) at Kempton 1m clm stks (6) std.

Bold Trumpeter Zahran gelding out of Stolen Owl.