Headmasters Juvenile Hurdle 2m 110y

  • (3yo, 2m 110y, Class 3, 8 runners)
  • Winner £6,498 2nd £1,908 3rd £954 4th £477
  • Going: Good to Soft, Good in places on Back Straight
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 4.86s
  • Off time: 12:35:16

Full Result

12:35 Sandown Park
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 3 Violet Dancer G L Moore 3 11-4 J E Moore 9/4
SP 9/4 Took keen hold, not fluent 1st, held up in last pair, not fluent 5th, smooth headway after 3 out, went 2nd going well 2 out, pecked on landing, rallied to lead last, kept on well and ridden out flat opened 6/4 £650-£400
2nd 4 2 Sleepy Haven (IRE) Jennie Candlish 3 11-4 S Quinlan 20/1
SP 20/1 Took keen hold tracking leaders, went 2nd 3rd, led before 2 out, ridden between last 2, headed last, edged left and kept on same pace flat
3rd 4 Abracadabra Sivola (FR) Nick Williams 3 10-12 R Johnson 3/1
SP 3/1 Tracked leader, led briefly 2nd, led again 3rd, ridden and headed approaching 2 out, soon dropped to 3rd, hit last, kept on same pace flat opened 4/1
4th 8 Sweet Deal (IRE) N J Henderson 3 10-12 B J Geraghty 6/4f
SP 6/4f Held up in 6th, headway on outside approaching 3 out, pushed along approaching next, driven and no extra in 4th between last 2 opened 13/8 £700-£400
5th 2 1 Sirop De Menthe (FR) Miss Jessica Westwood 3 11-4 W Kennedy 16/1
SP 16/1 Held up in touch, headway approaching 5th, hanging left under pressure and weakened before 2 out opened 20/1
6th 16 7 Mandy's Boy (IRE) Ian Williams 3 10-12 J M Maguire 14/1
SP 14/1 Took keen hold tracking leaders in 4th, went 2nd and challenged 5th, weakened before 2 out, went left last
7th 6 5 Classic Art R A Teal 3 10-12 C Bolger 100/1
SP 100/1 Held up last, weakened 3 out, soon well behind, blundered last opened 66/1
PU 6 Dude Alert (IRE) Miss A M Newton-Smith 3 10-12 Adam Wedge 66/1
SP 66/1 Led until, headed briefly 2nd, mistake and headed 3rd, soon ridden in 3rd, weakened 5th, tailed off next, pulled up before 2 out

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £3.60 Tote Place £1.10 £4.50 £1.30 Straight Forecast £37.87 Exacta £27.90 Trifecta £130.80 Swingers 1&2 £3.50, 2&3 £8.60, 1&3 £2.20

Jackpot £7,333.34 carried forward to Aintree, 7th Dec
Placepot £176.30, Pool: £80937.47, 335.1 winning tickets
Quadpot £69.00, Pool: £5552.01, 59.53 winning tickets

Analysis

Gary Moore: "I'll take him to the Finale (Hurdle) at Chepstow (December 28) and then maybe give him a break. He still has strengthening up to do, but I'd like to see him go a better gallop."