Christmas Parties At Taunton Racecourse Handicap Hurdle 2m 1f

  • (4yo+, 2m 1f, Class 4, 12 runners)
  • Winner £2,738 2nd £798 3rd £399
  • Going: Good, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 6.00s
  • Off time: 15:30:56

Full Result

15:30 Taunton
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 14 Key To Milan C J Down 6 10-5 pt Giles Hawkins (3) 12/1
SP 12/1 Led, ridden and headed before 2 out, lost 2nd 2 out, rallied under pressure last, went 2nd flat, stayed on gamely to lead again close home opened 20/1 touched 14/1
2nd hd 8 Stentorian (IRE) G L Moore 4 11-7 p Joshua Moore (3) 10/1
SP 10/1 In touch on outside, headway to chase leaders from 3 out, went 2nd 2 out, led just before hitting last, hung left and idled flat, headed close home opened 8/1 touched 12/1
3rd 3 4 Drumlang (IRE) Ian Williams 6 11-10 Robert McCarth (5) 5/1
SP 5/1 Mid-division, not fluent 5th, outpaced 3 out, ridden and rallied 2 out, kept on well flat, went 3rd close home opened 4/1
4th hd 11 Palio Square (USA) J L Flint 5 11-2 b1 Thomas Flint (7) 4/1f
SP 4/1f Took keen hold chasing leaders, pushed along after 3 out, ridden and held in 4th before 2 out, hit last, kept on flat, went 4th close home opened 11/2
5th ½ 12 Cruise In Style (IRE) K Bishop 6 11-2 p James Best (5) 8/1
SP 8/1 Soon in touch, headway to 2nd 3 out, led approaching 2 out, hit 2 out, ridden and headed going to last, driven and lost 2nd flat, stayed on same pace, lost 2 places close home
6th ¾ 3 Quadriller (FR) P J Hobbs 5 11-12 T J O'Brien 11/1
SP 11/1 Held up towards rear, headway approaching 2 out, stayed on well flat, nearest finish opened 12/1
7th 9 10 Sun Quest S D Dixon 8 11-4 t W P Kavanagh (3) 16/1
SP 16/1 Chased leader until 3 out, ridden soon after, weakened before next opened 25/1
8th 2 7 Bill The Yank (IRE) D P Quinn 7 11-9 Jack Quinlan (3) 22/1
SP 22/1 Jumped left, in rear, driven and hung right before 2 out, never involved opened 28/1 touched 20/1
9th 19 1 Garth Mountain Tim Vaughan 5 11-12 R Johnson 11/1
SP 11/1 Took keen hold, chased leaders, weakened after 3 out, tailed off
10th 12 5 Dukes Art D Pipe 6 11-10 T Scudamore 8/1
SP 8/1 Mid-division on inside, weakened approaching 3 out
11th 13 Prickles R Woollacott 7 10-10 t Matt Griffiths (3) 5/1
SP 5/1 Always behind, tailed off opened 11/2
12th 6 9 Setter's Princess R J Hodges 6 11-6 Nick Scholfield 33/1
SP 33/1 Chased leaders, weakening when hit 4 out, soon in rear, tailed off opened 25/1
NR 2 Argaum (IRE) Evan Williams 5 11-12 Paul Moloney
NR 6 San Marino (FR) M J Coombe 9 11-10 Mrs M Roberts (5)

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £14.90 Tote Place £5.60 £4.50 £2.50 Straight Forecast £129.84 Exacta £306.30 Swingers 1&2 £23.80, 2&3 £8.30, 1&3 £23.80

Jackpot £120,861.17 carried forward to Kempton Park, 31st Oct
Placepot £93.80, Pool: £90879.63, 706.6 winning tickets
Quadpot £9.70, Pool: £6833.78, 516.45 winning tickets