Amateur Jockeys' Association Amateur Riders' Handicap Chase 2m 7f 110y

  • (5yo+, 2m 7f 110y, Class 3, 8 runners)
  • Winner £6,863 2nd £2,128 3rd £1,064 4th £532
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 6m 40.70s
  • Off time: 14:10:23
Full result
Result 14:10 Kelso
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 4 Rolecarr 11/4j
2nd 9 Or de Grugy nse 11/4j
3rd 8 You Know Yourself 7/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 7P341F-
Orange, Royal Blue hoops and armlets Mister Marker (IRE) 355
  • T:N G Richards
  • J:Miss J R Richards
  • Form: 7P341F-
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-12
  • OR: 135
  • Naps:
9 166 11-12 N G Richards Miss J R Richards (5) 135 18/1
2 011-596
EMERALD GREEN, YELLOW sash and star on cap Merigo (FR) 50
  • T:A Parker
  • J:Mr J Hamilton
  • Form: 011-596
  • Age: 12
  • Weight: 11-11
  • OR: 134
  • Naps:
12 165 11-11 A Parker Mr J Hamilton (7) 134 25/1
3 05-7225
White, Red seams, Red sleeves, White armlets, Red cap Blenheim Brook (IRE) 44
  • T:Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • J:Mr M Ennis
  • Form: 05-7225
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-10
  • OR: 133
  • Naps:
8 164 11-10 Miss Lucinda V Russell Mr M Ennis (3) 133 10/3
4 35-4341
Emerald Green, Red chevrons, quartered cap Rolecarr (IRE) 47
  • T:Mrs A Hamilton
  • J:Mr N Slatter
  • Form: 35-4341
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 11-6
  • OR: 129
  • Naps:
10 160 11-6 Mrs A Hamilton Mr N Slatter (5) 129 11/4j
5 120/PP-7
Purple, Light Blue star, Light Blue sleeves, Purple stars and stars on cap Forzy Origny (FR) 110
  • T:M Todhunter
  • J:Mr R Hatch
  • Form: 120/PP-7
  • Age: 11
  • Weight: 11-5
  • OR: 128
  • Naps:
11 159 11-5 M Todhunter Mr R Hatch (7) 128 33/1
7 8144-64
Light blue, brown stripe and armlets Riguez Dancer 12
  • T:Ferdy Murphy
  • J:Mr N De Boinville
  • Form: 8144-64
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-4
  • OR: 127
  • Naps:
9 158 11-4 Ferdy Murphy Mr N De Boinville (3) 127 11/1
8 3461-36
DARK BLUE, large PINK spots, PINK cap You Know Yourself (IRE) 12
  • T:Mrs S J Smith
  • J:Mr C Bewley
  • Form: 3461-36
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 10-12
  • OR: 121
  • Naps:
10 152 10-12 Mrs S J Smith Mr C Bewley (7) 121 7/1
9 64-P112
Royal Blue and White check, Red sleeves and cap Or de Grugy (FR) 47
  • T:N W Alexander
  • J:Mr B Campbell
  • Form: 64-P112
  • Age: 11
  • Weight: 10-0
  • OR: 109
  • Naps:
11 140 10-0 N W Alexander Mr B Campbell (7) 109 11/4j

Non Runners

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps Odds
6 608555
Zitenka (IRE) 12
  • Nag Me
  • Course Winner
  • T:T D Easterby
  • J:Mr W Easterby
  • Form: 608555
  • Age: 11
  • Weight: 11-4b
  • OR: 127
  • Naps:
11 114 b T D Easterby Mr W Easterby 127 NR

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2012   Tartan Snow
  • T:W Coltherd
  • J:Mr J Hamilton
12 10-9 W Coltherd Mr J Hamilton 25/1
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In depth

Verdict

Merigo is no doubt being prepared for another tilt at the Scottish National and is unlikely to be fully tuned up yet. Zitenka is potentially well treated and has been taking on better company but was behind Riguez Dancer at Wetherby 12 days ago so You Know Yourself is more interesting as he was only beaten a head over track and trip in his last run over fences. Or De Grugy may struggle in this grade nowadays, however, while Blenheim Brook has yet to replicate his useful novice form in handicaps though has been placed twice here. ROLECARR easily beat Or De Grugy over track and trip in December and finished well ahead of Blenheim Brook here in the autumn - he looks the one to beat again.

Formwatch

Zitenka (IRE) 14-1 (10-11) Tracked leaders in 3rd, lost place from 7th, 5th of 10, 29l behind Cloudy Too (10-10) at Wetherby 2m 4f hcp chs 0-150 (2) sft.

Rolecarr (IRE) 4-1 (11-5) Tracked leaders, challenged 2 out, soon ridden, stayed on to lead after last, drew clear flat, won at Kelso 2m 7f hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy in Dec beating Or de Grugy (10-12) by 12l, 7 ran.

Or de Grugy (FR) 7-2 (10-12) Pressed leader, ridden after 3 out, led narrowly next, headed when rider dropped whip after last, no extra, 2nd of 7, 12l behind Rolecarr (11-5) at Kelso 2m 7f hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy in Dec.

You Know Yourself (IRE) 6-1 (10-5) Led, headed before 8th, weakened after 4 out, 6th of 11, well behind Seebright (10-12) at Wetherby 2m 6f nov hdl (4) sft.

Mister Marker (IRE) 10-1 (11-12) Held up mid-division, towards rear when fell 19th, in a race won by Portrait King (11-8) at Newcastle 4m 1f hcp chs 0-150 (2) gs in Feb '12, 11 ran.

Blenheim Brook (IRE) 11-4 (10-13) Tracked leaders, outpaced after 12th, soon ridden and no impression, 5th of 7, 14l behind Bocciani (10-11) at Musselburgh 2m 4f hcp chs 0-140 (3) sft in Jan.

Riguez Dancer 25-1 (10-10) Towards rear, one pace and no impression from 4 out, 4th of 10, 29l behind Cloudy Too (10-10) at Wetherby 2m 4f hcp chs 0-150 (2) sft.

Forzy Origny (FR) 40-1 (10-13) Held up in touch, ridden and outpaced after 15th, soon beaten, 7th of 9, 30l behind Marufo (10-7) at Aintree 3m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gd in Oct.

Merigo (FR) 16-1 (11-4) Led, ridden headed 5out, soon in rear, 6th of 7, well behind Cape Tribulation (11-10) at Wetherby 3m 1f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) hvy in Dec.