Don And Trev Eelfads Handicap Hurdle 2m
- (4yo+, 2m, Class 5, 8 runners)
- Winner £2,053 2nd £598 3rd £299
- Going: Heavy
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 4m 29.10s
- Off time: 16:10:30
|2nd||4 Man Of Leisure||3||5/1|
|3rd||8 Little Roxy||1½||2/1f|
Posh Emily 15
|10||166 11-12||R J Hodges||Nick Scholfield||97||8/1|
On The Feather 34
|7||160 11-6 v||Jim Best||J E Moore||91||5/1|
|11||158 11-4 p||C E Longsdon||N D Fehily||89||3/1|
Man Of Leisure 78
|9||155 11-1||Mrs P N Dutfield||James Best (3)||86||5/1|
My Sister 28
|6||152 10-12||M D I Usher||D Crosse||83||16/1|
|13||142 10-2 bt||D Steele||James Cowley (7)||73||20/1|
Little Roxy (IRE) 8
|8||142 10-2||Miss A M Newton-Smith||Adam Wedge (3)||73||2/1f|
|6||140 10-0 t||N Lampard||Gerard Tumelty||70||33/1|
||5||Jim Best||Matthew Batchelor||85||NR|
||12||p||Miss Z C Davison||Nico de Boinville||59||NR|
My Sister's recent efforts don't inspire much confidence but she's back on a winning mark today. Overdante has only found one too good on two previous visits to the track and could figure if fully wound-up but Little Roxy is proving difficult to place, though was racing from a long way out of the handicap proper when fifth over C&D eight days ago. ON THE FEATHER is only a tentative selection as she has never been prolific but she did win over track and trip in October and has been placed twice since and the others are woefully out of form.
Planetoid (IRE) 100-1 (11-5) Mistakes, always in rear, tailed off, 10th of 11, well behind Lord Of House (11-5) at Folkestone 2m 1f nov hdl (4) hvy in Dec.
Airedale Lad (IRE) 50-1 (9-7) Chased leaders, pushed along before 3 out, weakened soon after, 6th of 10, 32l behind Bathwick Junior (10-6) at Plumpton 2m hcp hdl 0-95 (5) sft in Dec.
Goochypoochyprader 28-1 (10-0) Mid-division, took keen hold, headway 4th, weakened after 3 out, tailed off, 6th of 8, 48l behind Dream Performance (11-12) at Wincanton 2m hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs in Mar.
Man Of Leisure 25-1 (10-13) Held up towards rear, headway to modest 4th approaching 3 out, weakened after next, 8th of 10, 47l behind Giveitachance (10-12) at Wincanton 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd in Oct.
Little Roxy (IRE) 8-1 (9-11) Tracked leader, blundered 4 out, one pace from 2 out, 5th of 12, 4 1/2l behind Rocky Elsom (11-1) at Plumpton 2m hcp hdl 0-110 (4) sft.
Posh Emily 25-1 (10-4) Held up towards rear, outpaced after 3 out, weakened and pulled up before next, in a race won by Home Run (10-6) at Taunton 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy in Dec, 13 ran.
Overdante 3-1 (11-10) Led, headed after 3 out, soon ridden, no impression when mistake last, weakened flat, 7th of 11, 18l behind Space Telescope (11-10) at Newton Abbot 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd in May.
On The Feather 11-2 (11-12) In touch, outpaced before 2 out, went 3rd before last, plugged on, 3rd of 9, 10l behind Fitandproperjob (10-10) at Folkestone 2m 1f 4yo Am hcp 0-100 (5) sft in Dec.
My Sister 16-1 (11-1) Mid-division, ridden and weakened before 2 out, 6th of 7, 28l behind Thunderstorm (11-9) at Plumpton 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) hvy in Dec.
Dolzago 40-1 (10-2) Behind after 3rd, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Stravita (11-5) at Hereford 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) sft in Dec, 11 ran.