Pontefract Loyalty Card Handicap 1m 4y

  • (4yo+, 1m 4y, Class 5, 13 runners)
  • Winner £3,234 2nd £962 3rd £481 4th £240
  • Going: Good to Soft, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 1m 50.45s
  • Off time: 14:11:38

Full Result

14:10 Pontefract
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (2) 10 Dark Ocean (IRE) Jedd O'Keeffe 4 8-12 G Lee 11/1
SP 11/1 Held up in touch, smooth headway over 2f out, went 2nd over 1f out, soon edged left, ridden to lead 1f out, soon clear, stayed on well opened 16/1 touched 12/1
2nd (4) 9 Kyllachy Star R A Fahey 8 8-13 v P Hanagan 7/1
SP 7/1 Took keen hold in mid-division, pushed along over 2f out, headway on outside over 1f out, soon ridden, went 2nd inside final furlong, kept on same pace and no impression opened 12/1
3rd (5) 3 13 Qibtee (FR) J L Eyre 4 8-7 J Quinn 33/1
SP 33/1 Chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, went 3rd nearing finish
4th (7) hd 6 Lord Franklin E J Alston 5 9-1 Jason Hart (3) 5/1
SP 5/1 Led, ridden over 1f out, headed 1f out, soon lost 2nd, one pace and lost 3rd nearing finish opened 8/1 £2400-£300
5th (6) nk 7 Surround Sound T D Easterby 4 9-0 D Allan 25/1
SP 25/1 Held up in last pair, headway under pressure over 1f out, kept on towards finish, not reach leaders
6th (3) ¾ 14 Merchant Of Medici Micky Hammond 7 8-7 P McDonald 25/1
SP 25/1 Held up towards rear, headway towards inside over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong
7th (8) 12 Blue Maisey E W Tuer 6 8-10 (+1) Kevin Stott (5) 16/1
SP 16/1 In touch, pushed along halfway, weakened final furlong
8th (13) 4 Barren Brook M W Easterby 7 9-7 h G Gibbons 20/1
SP 20/1 Mid-division, pushed along and lost place over 2f out opened 16/1
9th (14) 5 Warfare K A Ryan 5 9-2 P Mulrennan 20/1
SP 20/1 Switched left start, held up in rear, never involved
10th (10) 11 Cono Zur (FR) Mrs R Carr 7 8-12 J P Sullivan 50/1
SP 50/1 Chased leader, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and lost 2nd over 1f out, soon weakened
11th (9) ¾ 3 Hakuna Matata M Dods 7 9-7 b Connor Beasley (5) 9/1
SP 9/1 Held up towards rear, headway into mid-division and pushed along on outside 2f out, ridden well over 1f out, weakened soon after
12th (1) 7 8 Mixed Message (IRE) B Ellison 4 9-0 (+1) p1 Megan Carberry (7) 11/1
SP 11/1 Chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out opened 12/1
13th (12) 11 1 Life And Times (USA) M Johnston 6 9-13 J Fanning 15/8f
SP 15/8f Slowly into stride, towards rear, headway on outside 5f out, chased leaders halfway, pushed along over 3f out, weakened over 2f out opened 5/4 £1500-£800(x4) £750-£400
NR (11) 2 Ishikawa (IRE) K R Burke 6 9-7 R J Fitzpatrick (7)

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £14.60 Tote Place £4.50 £2.40 £7.90 Straight Forecast £77.44 Exacta £98.60 Trifecta £2,301.70 Swingers 1&2 £17.20, 2&3 £38.60, 1&3 £44.50

Jackpot £350,552.20 carried forward to Catterick, 9th Apr
Placepot £26,272.90, Pool: £93574.82, 2.6 winning tickets
Quadpot £45.90, Pool: £9721.11, 156.5 winning tickets

Analysis

Jedd O'Keeffe: "He has been ever so consistent for us and would have won as a two-year-old if he had not been badly hampered at Newcastle. He produces his best form when there is some ease in the surface and I am delighted for the owners."