Exeter Racecourse Wishes You A Happy Christmas Handicap Hurdle (Jockey Club Grassroots Jumps Series Qualifier) 2m 1f

  • (3yo+, 2m 1f, Class 3, 8 runners)
  • Winner £5,697 2nd £1,683 3rd £842 4th £421 5th £211
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 16.00s
  • Off time: 13:20:22

Full Result

13:20 Exeter
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 2 Citizenship Miss V Williams 7 11-6 Aidan Coleman 12/1
SP 12/1 Held up in last trio, smooth headway after 4th, went 2nd travelling well before 3 out, led 2 out, shaken up and clear going to the last, easily opened 9/1
2nd 8 Mixologist W Greatrex 6 10-3 t G Sheehan (3) 6/4f
SP 6/4f Chased leader, led 2nd, headed and went left 2 out, no chance with winner, mistake last opened 7/4
3rd 7 Headly's Bridge (IRE) Simon Earle 7 10-8 Gerard Tumelty 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up in last pair, headway approaching 3 out, went 3rd next, no impression, mistake last
4th 6 6 Cool George Miss J du Plessis 5 10-10 James Best (3) 13/2
SP 13/2 Chased leading pair, pushed along before 3 out, no impression when lost 2nd next, weakened
5th 3 Decoy (FR) D Pipe 7 11-4 p Anthony Fox (10) 8/1
SP 8/1 Chased leaders, reminders before 4th, weakened 3 out opened 10/1
6th 1 Shammick Boy (IRE) V R A Dartnall 8 11-12 Jack Doyle 5/1
SP 5/1 Held up in 5th, raced wide in back straight, weakened 3 out opened 9/2
7th ½ 5 Just When P R Chamings 4 10-10 v Nico de Boinville (5) 10/1
SP 10/1 Raced keenly, led until 2nd, chased leader until ridden before 3 out, soon weakened, mistake last opened 11/1
8th 10 4 Look For Love Mrs S Gardner 5 10-11 h Miss L Gardner (5) 22/1
SP 22/1 Always in rear

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £10.90 Tote Place £1.50 £1.30 £2.80 Straight Forecast £31.00 Exacta £41.50 Trifecta £578.70 Swingers 1&2 £6.10, 2&3 £4.00, 1&3 £9.60

Placepot £239.00, Pool: £66386.83, 202.72 winning tickets
Quadpot £56.40, Pool: £4102.36, 53.8 winning tickets

Analysis

Venetia Williams: "He's a fully exposed handicap hurdler who is now running for The Fizz Fund which comprises four local lady friends of which I am one. He used to wear blinkers, but there was nothing I could see to suggest he needed them."