Hampton Court Standard Open NH Flat Race 2m 110y

  • (4-6yo, 2m 110y, Class 5, 12 runners)
  • Winner £2,599 2nd £763 3rd £382 4th £191
  • Going: Good to Soft (Back Straight Good in places)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 5.80s
  • Off time: 17:05:26
Full result
Result 17:05 Sandown Park
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 1 Doctor Harper 11/4
2nd 11 The Clock Leary s.h 40/1
3rd 12 Morito Du Berlais 5 7/2

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 1
ROYAL BLUE, EMERALD GREEN sleeves, WHITE cap, EMERALD GREEN spots Doctor Harper (IRE) 71
  • T:D Pipe
  • J:Timmy Murphy
  • Form: 1
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-9
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 163 11-9 D Pipe Timmy Murphy 11/4
2
Pink, Royal Blue cap Act Four (IRE)
  • T:N J Henderson
  • J:B J Geraghty
  • Form:
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-2
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 156 11-2 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 5/2f
3
EMERALD GREEN, RED cross belts, striped sleeves, RED cap Fine Words
  • T:A King
  • J:W Hutchinson
  • Form:
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-2
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 156 11-2 A King W Hutchinson 20/1
4
Maroon, Emerald Green and Maroon striped sleeves Gallic Warrior (FR)
  • T:F M O'Brien
  • J:A P Cawley
  • Form:
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-2
  • OR:
  • Naps:
6 156 11-2 F M O'Brien A P Cawley 50/1
5
Pink, Royal Blue stars, Royal Blue sleeves, Pink stars Gilbert
  • T:Miss Z C Davison
  • J:Gemma Gracey-davison
  • Form:
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-2
  • OR:
  • Naps:
6 156 11-2 Miss Z C Davison Gemma Gracey-davison (5) 200/1
6 32
Maroon, White hoop, halved sleeves, quartered cap Monksgold (IRE) 70
  • T:Mrs J Mason
  • J:Felix De Giles
  • Form: 32
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-2
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 156 11-2 Mrs J Mason Felix De Giles 20/1
7 31
WHITE, large BLACK spots and sleeves, RED cap Oscar Fortune (IRE) 89
  • T:Jonjo O'Neill
  • J:A P McCoy
  • Form: 31
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-2
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 156 11-2 Jonjo O'Neill A P McCoy 6/1
8
Royal blue, emerald green cross of lorraine, armlets and diamond on cap Samson's Bay (IRE)
  • T:V R A Dartnall
  • J:Ryan Mahon
  • Form:
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-2
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 156 11-2 V R A Dartnall Ryan Mahon (3) 9/1
9 2
Dark Green, White hoop, checked sleeves, quartered cap Somerset Lias (IRE) 44
  • T:R H Buckler
  • J:A Glassonbury
  • Form: 2
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-2
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 156 11-2 R H Buckler A Glassonbury 40/1
10 7
Royal Blue, White sash, White sleeves, Royal Blue armlets, Red cap Sun And Stars 44
  • T:B G Powell
  • J:Brendan Powell
  • Form: 7
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-2
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 156 11-2 B G Powell Brendan Powell (3) 66/1
11 321
Light blue, red braces, white sleeves, red armlets, light blue and red quartered cap The Clock Leary (IRE) 75
  • T:Miss V Williams
  • J:S Thomas
  • Form: 321
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-2
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 156 11-2 Miss V Williams S Thomas 40/1
12
RED, WHITE cross belts, hooped sleeves and star on cap Morito Du Berlais (FR)
  • T:P F Nicholls
  • J:R Walsh
  • Form:
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 10-7
  • OR:
  • Naps:
4 147 10-7 P F Nicholls R Walsh 7/2

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2012   Sky Watch (IRE)
  • T:P F Nicholls
  • J:R Walsh
5 11-2 P F Nicholls R Walsh 7/2
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In depth

Verdict

Doctor Harper won on his racecourse debut at Taunton and will make a bold bid to defy his penalty. This is a potentially hot contest, however, with several well-bred newcomers from powerful NH stables entered. Barry Geraghty rides Nicky Henderson's Act Four, a full brother to the stable's bumper winner Mono Man, while Fine Words and Samson's Bay look others to keep on the right side. But we fancy the impeccably-bred MORITO DU BERLAIS, by Turgeon out of a Cadoudal mare, to come out on top with his weight-for-age allowance. Oscar Fortune and The Clock Leary are both bumper winners and Monksgold and Somerset Lias have already shown promise in bumpers but will find easier opportunities in the future.

Formwatch

Doctor Harper (IRE) 2-1fav (11-7) Disputed lead, led 5f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, won at Taunton 2m 1f mdn nat hunt flat (5) sft in Dec beating August Hill (11-0) by 2l, 11 ran.

The Clock Leary (IRE) 2-1 (11-7) Rr of mid div, prog to cl 5th 5out, went 2nd 4out, 2l clr 2out, all out, won at Ballydarragh 3m ire ptp gs in Dec beating Many Stars (10-11) by nk, 13 ran.

Morito Du Berlais (FR) Turgeon gelding out of Chica Du Berlais.

Oscar Fortune (IRE) 4-1 (11-7) Ww rr, 7th

Act Four (IRE) Old Vic gelding out of Quadrennial.

Samson's Bay (IRE) Oscar gelding out of Living A Dream.

Fine Words Alflora gelding out of Gospel.

Gallic Warrior (FR) Nononito gelding out of Rosa Gallica.

Somerset Lias (IRE) 66-1 (11-5) Mid-division, headway to chase leaders halfway, stayed on under pressure, no chance with winner, 2nd of 13, 12l behind Oscar Hoof (11-5) at Ludlow 1m 6f NH flat (5) sft in Jan.

Monksgold (IRE) 9-2 (11-2) Held up towards rear, steady headway over 6f out, went 3rd and switched left over 2f out, stayed on under pressure to 2nd entering final furlong, kept on, 2nd of 10, 2l behind Even If (10-13) at Bangor 2m 1f NH flat (6) hvy in Dec.

Sun And Stars 4-1 (11-2) Chased leaders, led over 4f out, headed over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, 7th of 13, 36l behind Oscar Hoof (11-5) at Ludlow 1m 6f NH flat (5) sft in Jan.

Gilbert Pasternak gelding out of Regal's Last.