Racing Excellence 'Hands And Heels' Novices' Handicap Hurdle (Conditional Jockeys And Amateur Riders) 2m

  • (3yo+, 2m, Class 4, 12 runners)
  • Winner £3,899 2nd £1,145 3rd £572 4th £286
  • Going: Good, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 42.20s
  • Off time: 12:51:55

Full Result

12:50 Wincanton
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 2 Massena (IRE) Miss V Williams 6 11-11 J S Knox (5) 9/2
SP 9/2 Prominent, led 2nd, soon headed, led again 5th, drew clear approaching 2 out, in no danger after, eased towards finish opened 6/1
2nd 5 6 Backhomeinderry (IRE) Mrs K A Buckett 8 11-6 t Kieron Edgar 4/1
SP 4/1 Tracked leaders, hampered 1st, lost place after next, headway approaching 2 out where not fluent, went 2nd last, stayed on, no impression on winner opened 7/1
3rd 4 Native Brian (IRE) A Dunn 7 11-7 t Mr J Barber 14/1
SP 14/1 Chased leaders, went 3rd after 3 out, no impression on winner before next, stayed on same pace opened 16/1
4th 17 5 Vexillum (IRE) S Hodgson 4 11-7 t Mr F Mitchell 25/1
SP 25/1 Held up towards rear, mistake 1st, headway after 3 out, never on terms, went 4th after 2 out, mistake last opened 20/1
5th hd 1 Tempuran D G Bridgwater 4 11-12 Jake Hodson 5/2f
SP 5/2f Chased leaders, outpaced after 3 out, mistake when well held next opened 11/4
6th 8 12 Dont Call Me Oscar (IRE) Mark Gillard 6 10-4 bt Jack Sherwood 16/1
SP 16/1 Jumped left, prominent, mistake and lost place 1st, mistake next, soon pushed along, 7th and well held when slipped badly after 2 out
7th 10 3 While You Wait (IRE) G L Moore 4 11-7 Miss Hayley Moore 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up in rear, not fluent and bumped 1st, hampered next, soon behind opened 7/1
8th 3 8 Coin River (IRE) R H Buckler 7 10-10 t Gary Derwin (3) 25/1
SP 25/1 Mid-division, headway 5th, chased winner 3 out, no impression and lost 2nd next, soon weakened opened 16/1
PU 7 Isola Bella J G Portman 4 11-0 b Mr J Harding (3) 14/1
SP 14/1 Prominent, led after 2nd, mistakes 3rd and 4th, headed next, weakened after 3 out, pulled up before last opened 12/1
UR 14 Cruise In Luxury (IRE) K Bishop 8 10-0 Thomas Cheesman (3) 50/1
SP 50/1 Held up in rear, bumped 1st, pushed along and behind after next, ran out and unseated rider 4th
UR 10 Withy Mills K Bishop 8 10-9 pt Jon Park (3) 10/1
SP 10/1 Chased leaders, bad mistake, virtually fell and unseated rider 2nd opened 7/1
RO 13 Ricketyrock Nick Mitchell 7 10-1 Kevin Jones 50/1
SP 50/1 Led, jumped left at times, slowed into 1st, headed next, beaten after 3 out, hung left and ran out bend before 2 out
NR 9 Cane Cat (IRE) A W Carroll 6 10-9 Ryan Hatch
NR 11 Buddy Love N A Twiston-Davies 6 10-7 Mr J Bargary (3)

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £5.60 Tote Place £2.30 £1.70 £4.60 Straight Forecast £22.41 Exacta £29.10 Trifecta £686.90 Swingers 1&2 £4.70, 2&3 £14.80, 1&3 £13.20

Placepot £123.90, Pool: £56126.14, 330.65 winning tickets
Quadpot £15.50, Pool: £4503.0, 214.0 winning tickets

Analysis

Joe Knox: "He was going so well I found myself in front going out into the back straight. I'm over the moon. I rode three winners in point-to-points last year and this is my first year with a licence. I've got no real targets, to be honest, I'll just see where it takes me."