Pamela Ann Handicap Hurdle (Div 2) 2m 7f
- (4yo+, 2m 7f, Class 5, 13 runners)
- Winner £3,249 2nd £954 3rd £477 4th £238
- Going: Good, Good to Firm in places
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 5m 39.10s
- Off time: 17:45:14
|1st||11 Absolute Shambles||16/1|
|2nd||5 Princesse Fleur||¾||6/1|
|3rd||6 What A Good Night||4½||8/1|
High On A Hill (IRE) 11
|6||166 11-12 p||I Jardine||A P Lane||100||25/1|
Forever Waining (IRE) 89
|7||164 11-10 pt||P Bowen||Donal Devereux||98||6/1|
Presenting Ruby (IRE) 19
|8||161 11-7 t1||N P Mulholland||D C Costello||95||16/1|
Tae Kwon Do (USA) 130
|7||159 11-5 t||Tim Vaughan||R Johnson||93||11/2|
Princesse Fleur 27
|5||156 11-2||M Scudamore||T Scudamore||90||6/1|
What A Good Night (IRE) 14
|5||156 11-2||N A Twiston-Davies||S Twiston-Davies||90||8/1|
Word of Warning 34
|9||155 11-1 p||P A Kirby||Adam Nicol (5)||89||4/1f|
|8||154 11-0||R J Price||A P McCoy||88||14/1|
Morestead (IRE) 18
|8||148 10-8||B G Powell||L Aspell||82||25/1|
Bold Tara 20
|6||146 10-6||M Keighley||Ian Popham||80||14/1|
Absolute Shambles 32
|9||143 10-3 p||C Gordon||Tom Cannon||77||16/1|
Millie O'brien 68
|5||142 10-2||P J Hobbs||James Best (3)||76||20/1|
Highland River 39
|7||140 10-0||Dave Roberts||Lee Edwards||71||14/1|
There are races to be won with Forever Waining while What A Good Night was well backed at Bangor earlier this month. Morestead is useful on his day while Transfer has run several times on the Flat since finishing third to PRINCESSE FLEUR here in May. Michael Scudamore's mare goes well here, however, and won over 2m2f on the level at Chepstow last month. She may be the one to beat again today at the weights as Millie O'Brien disappointed when favourite at Newton Abbot last time.
Absolute Shambles 14-1 (11-3) Led until 3rd, soon ridden along, lost place after 7th, well beaten before 3 out, 8th of 10, 45l behind Go Amwell (11-7) at Huntingdon 3m 2f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd in Aug.
Princesse Fleur 13-2 (10-13) Mid-division, headway 5th, stayed on same pace from 3 out, 5th of 15, 13l behind Lovey Dovey (11-2) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f mrs hcp hdl (0-105) (4) gf in Jul.
What A Good Night (IRE) 9-2fav (11-2) Held up in touch in mid-division, took keen hold, headway 7th, not much room when mistake 4 out, one pace 2 out, 3rd of 12, 14l behind Tribal Dance (10-4) at Bangor 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd.
Transfer 12-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, ridden and lost place after 4 out, rallied before 2 out, no impression on front pair, 3rd of 12, 6l behind Princesse Fleur (10-1) at Worcester 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd in May.
Highland River 10-1 (11-5) Held up, not fluent 2nd, reminders 4th, not fluent 6th, mistake 7th, behind next, stayed on from 2 out, went 3rd last, no impression on front pair, 3rd of 8, 5l behind Crack At Dawn (11-2) at Worcester 2m 4f hcp chs 0-95 (5) gd in Aug.
Morestead (IRE) 16-1 (11-9) Held up in rear, went 4th from 8th, never on terms, weakened after 3 out, jumped left when well beaten 2 out, mistake last, 5th of 9, 48l behind Brimham Boy (10-12) at Huntingdon 2m 4f hcp 0-100 (5) gd.
Presenting Ruby (IRE) 5-1 (11-2) Tracked leader, soon dropped mid-division, weakened before 3 out, tailed off, 7th of 8, well behind Cannon Fodder (11-4) at Fontwell 2m 6f mrs hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gs.
Tae Kwon Do (USA) 11-1 (11-12) Towards rear, effort before 2 out, never dangerous, 7th of 18, 8l behind Bach On Tow (10-5) at Newton Abbot 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gf in May.
Word of Warning 10-1 (11-8) Held up in rear, headway approaching 8th, never on terms, well beaten before last, 5th of 12, 38l behind Pete (10-12) at Cartmel 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd in Aug.
Millie O'brien 4-1fav (10-9) Mid-division, mistake 1st, mistake 4 out, soon outpaced, kept on before 2 out, no impression, 8th of 10, well behind Dreamsoftheatre (11-7) at Newton Abbot 3m 3f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gf in Jul.
Forever Waining (IRE) 6-5fav (11-10) Held up towards rear, headway approaching 7th, no impression after 3 out, 8th of 12, 50l behind Kusadasi (11-8) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd in Jun.
High On A Hill (IRE) 14-1 (10-12) Towards rear, outpaced after 4 out, 4th of 5, well behind Bayan (11-11) at Perth 2m nh nov hdl (4) gd in Aug.
Bold Tara 7-1 (10-13) Pressed leader, not fluent, hampered and lost place 3rd, mistake 5th, not fluent 6th, weakening when mistake 2 out, 4th of 8, 14l behind On The Feather (11-10) at Stratford 2m 3f Conditional Selling Handicap Hurdle (0-95) (4-7yo) (5) gf.