Highfields Handicap 1m 60y

  • (3yo+, 1m 60y, Class 5, 12 runners)
  • Winner £3,234 2nd £962 3rd £481 4th £240
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 1m 46.03s
  • Off time: 17:02:19
Full result
Result 17:00 Leicester
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 12 Knight Owl 8/1
2nd 11 Soaring Spirits ½ 6/1
3rd 10 Rainbow Beauty ¾ 5/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 (14) 60-2790
Red, white epaulets, chevrons on sleeves, black cap President Lincoln (USA) 15
  • T:D Carroll
  • J:Neil Farley
  • Form: 60-2790
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 9-8
  • OR: 75
  • Naps:
5 134 9-8 D Carroll Neil Farley (3) 75 16/1
3 (6) 25-6673
BLACK, RED disc, halved sleeves, quartered cap Eurystheus (IRE) 4
  • T:M Appleby
  • J:A Mullen
  • Form: 25-6673
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-7
  • OR: 74
  • Naps:
4 133 9-7 M Appleby A Mullen 74 9/2f
4 (2) 347460
Bronze, Cream sleeves, striped cap Chapter And Verse (IRE) 16
  • T:M Murphy
  • J:R Hughes
  • Form: 347460
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 9-6
  • OR: 73
  • Naps:
7 132 9-6 M Murphy R Hughes 73 6/1
5 (1) 464165
YELLOW, ROYAL BLUE star, halved sleeves, ROYAL BLUE cap, YELLOW star West End Lad 4
  • T:S R Bowring
  • J:M Coumbe
  • Form: 464165
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 9-5b
  • OR: 72
  • Naps:
10 131 9-5 b S R Bowring M Coumbe (3) 72 14/1
6 (10) 106-870
DARK BLUE, PINK Cross of Lorraine, sleeves and cap Embankment 17
  • T:W Jarvis
  • J:G Baker
  • Form: 106-870
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-5p
  • OR: 72
  • Naps:
4 131 9-5 p W Jarvis G Baker 72 25/1
8 (8) 701123
Purple, Yellow hoops Aqua Ardens (GER) 47
  • T:George Baker
  • J:P Cosgrave
  • Form: 701123
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 9-4t
  • OR: 71
  • Naps:
5 130 9-4 t George Baker P Cosgrave 71 10/1
9 (7) 216
Pink, White sleeves Ethel 70
  • T:J H M Gosden
  • J:R Havlin
  • Form: 216
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-4
  • OR: 75
  • Naps:
3 130 9-4 J H M Gosden R Havlin 75 12/1
10 (9) 34041-1
Black, pink stars, white sleeves and cap Rainbow Beauty 23
  • T:G A Butler
  • J:N Callan
  • Form: 34041-1
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-3p
  • OR: 74
  • Naps:
3 129 9-3 p G A Butler N Callan 74 5/1
11 (5) 2-47515
Red, Yellow spots, sleeves and cap Soaring Spirits (IRE) 33
  • T:R Varian
  • J:Andrea Atzeni
  • Form: 2-47515
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-3b
  • OR: 74
  • Naps:
3 129 9-3 b R Varian Andrea Atzeni 74 6/1
12 (13) 323331
Red and Yellow diamonds, Red sleeves, Yellow cap Knight Owl 53
  • T:J R Fanshawe
  • J:S W Kelly
  • Form: 323331
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-3
  • OR: 74
  • Naps:
3 129 9-3 J R Fanshawe S W Kelly 74 8/1
13 (4) 037115
Red, yellow epaulets, armlets and cap Siouxperhero (IRE) 10
  • T:W R Muir
  • J:James Doyle
  • Form: 037115
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-2p
  • OR: 69
  • Naps:
4 128 9-2 p W R Muir James Doyle 69 12/1
14 (11) 235273
Orange, white star and sleeves Gioia Di Vita 28
  • T:D Nicholls
  • J:Adrian Nicholls
  • Form: 235273
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-2
  • OR: 73
  • Naps:
3 128 9-2 D Nicholls Adrian Nicholls 73 16/1

Non Runners

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps Odds
2 (3) 33-4324
Red Shuttle 14
  • Nag Me
  • T:Andi Brown
  • J:A Kirby
  • Form: 33-4324
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 9-7h
  • OR: 74
  • Naps:
6 97 h Andi Brown A Kirby 74 NR
7 (12) 478057
Boom To Bust (IRE) 82
  • Nag Me
  • Distance Winner
  • T:F Brennan
  • J:Robert Tart
  • Form: 478057
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 9-5v1
  • OR: 72
  • Naps:
5 95 v1 F Brennan Robert Tart 72 NR

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2012 13 Hurricane Lady (IRE)
  • T:M Murphy
  • J:N Mackay
4 9-9 M Murphy N Mackay 5/1
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In depth

Verdict

Old West End Lad has won three times over course and distance. Siouxperhero is another who likes it here and Knight Owl was placed over 7f at the track in July before scoring at Nottingham. Ethel is better than she showed at Windsor last time while Aqua Ardens and Gioia Di Vita have place claims again. Soaring Spirits won at Windsor in July and may have found 1m2f too far last time but RAINBOW BEAUTY's victory at Sandown looks the best recent form on offer and, considering that was her first run since November, she may well be open to improvement. Gerard Butler's filly gets the nod with Thursday's Pontefract third Eurystheus possibly best of the rest.

Formwatch

Red Shuttle 5-1 (9-11) Held up 6 lengths of leading trio, ridden 3f out, kept on inside final furlong, never on terms, 4th of 6, 7l behind Hunting Rights (9-5) at Brighton 1m 2f hcp 0-75 (5) sft.

Boom To Bust (IRE) 25-1 (9-13) Raced towards far side in touch, ridden and weakened over 1f out, last of 7, 16l behind Saint Jerome (9-5) at Chepstow 1m hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Jul.

Knight Owl 7-2fav (9-1) Held up in touch, headway over 2f out, ridden to lead approaching final furlong, edged left and ran on, won at Nottingham 1m hcp 0-75 (5) gs in Aug beating Master Of Song (8-4) by 1 1/2l, 9 ran.

Soaring Spirits (IRE) 3-1 (9-7) Led, ridden over 3f out, headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 5th of 6, 4 1/2l behind Miss Marjurie (9-7) at Lingfield 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Aug.

Rainbow Beauty 16-1 (8-9) Held up towards rear, headway on wide outside 2f out, ridden to chase leaders over 1f out, led inside final furlong, driven clear, won at Sandown 1m 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gf in Aug beating Starlight Symphony (9-1) by 1 1/4l, 12 ran.

Aqua Ardens (GER) 16-1 (9-1) Chased leaders, effort over 1f out, ran on closing stages, ran on well, 3rd of 15, 2l behind Party Royal (9-3) at Brighton 1m hcp 0-80 (4) gf in Aug.

Eurystheus (IRE) 11-2 (9-5) Tracked leaders, driven to chase leader inside final 2f, soon ridden, lost place 1f out, no impression in 3rd when rider dropped whip inside final furlong, 3rd of 10, 5l behind Fazza (8-10) at Pontefract 1m hcp 0-80 (4) gd.

Ethel 11-4 (9-2) Led, headed 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 6th of 7, 6l behind Starlight Symphony (8-11) at Windsor 1m flls hcp 0-80 (4) gf in Jul.

President Lincoln (USA) 50-1 (9-7) Keen in touch, ridden and weakened over 1f out, 11th of 19, 10l behind Cosmic Halo (9-4) at York 1m 2f hcp 0-80 (4) gd.

Gioia Di Vita 10-3 (9-7) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, stayed on one pace, 3rd of 6, 7l behind Lyric Piece (9-1) at Ripon 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gd in Aug.

Siouxperhero (IRE) 16-1 (9-0) Tracked leader, ridden over 3f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 5th of 10, 10l behind First Post (9-1) at Sandown 1m hcp 0-80 (4) sft.

Chapter And Verse (IRE) 33-1 (8-12) Slowly into stride, towards rear, moderate late progress, never involved, 12th of 15, 7l behind Graphic (8-13) at Kempton 1m hcp (2) pol.

West End Lad 20-1 (9-2) Tracked leaders, outpaced on inside over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, no impression, 5th of 8, 3l behind Satanic Beat (9-10) at Pontefract 1m hcp 0-80 (4) gd.

Embankment 25-1 (8-11) Slowly into stride, held up in rear, ridden over 2f out, well beaten over 1f out, 11th of 13, 15l behind Uppercut (9-3) at Kempton 1m app hcp 0-85 (4) pol.