Ascot

  • 19:50 Paddy Power Handicap 7f

  • Winner £19,407 2nd £5,775 3rd £2,886 4th £1,443
  • Going: Good to Soft (Good in places Round Course, Straight Course Good)
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 29.81s
  • Off time: 19:50:44
19:50 Ascot Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Brazos (IRE) 7/2
2nd Wee Jean 8/1
3rd Mr Matthews (IRE) 12/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (1) 312-45 Dark Green, Royal Blue diamond Sir Robert Cheval 21
Nag meDistance Winner
3 9-7 M Botti A Kirby 95 5/16.00
2 (8) 1544-83 White, Red sash, Red and White striped cap Brazos (IRE) 28
Nag me
3 9-7 C E Brittain W Buick 95 7/24.50
3 (9) 21837- Royal Blue, White epaulets, striped cap Mawfoor (IRE) 225
Nag me
3 9-6 B J Meehan P Hanagan 94 10/111.00
4 (4) 24-1673 DARK GREEN, RED cap, DARK GREEN diamond Lady Frances 6
Nag me
3 9-1 M Johnston R Hughes 89 12/113.00
5 (2) 14325-9 Yellow, Light Blue epaulets Cool Bahamian (IRE) 21
Nag me
3 9-0 h Eve Johnson Houghton Jim Crowley 88 16/117.00
6 (3) 533-023 White, red braces, red and white striped sleeves, black cap Wee Jean 18
Nag me
3 8-11 M R Channon William Twiston-Davies (3) 85 8/19.00
7 (10) 2-13 Grey, Emerald Green inverted triangle, sleeves and cap Hagree (IRE) 20
Nag meDistance Winner
3 8-11 M Botti Antonio Fresu 85 6/17.00
8 (6) 211102 dark green, yellow cap Crowdmania 10
Nag meDistance Winner
3 8-10 M Johnston J Fanning 84 6/17.00
9 (7) 35U0-37 White, maroon cross belts, emerald green sleeves and cap Mr Matthews (IRE) 14
Nag me
3 8-7 K R Burke B A Curtis 81 12/113.00
10 (5) 4-1573 Pink, Emerald Green chevron, halved sleeves, quartered cap Can't Change It (IRE) 7
Nag me
3 8-3 D M Simcock L Morris 77 10/111.00

Verdict

Sir Robert Cheval has been keeping decent company on Polytrack and is preferred to less-exposed stablemate Hagree on this occasion. Mark Johnston also runs two with Joe Fanning preferring Yarmouth runner-up Crowdmania to Lady Frances, who finished behind Sir Robert Cheval at Lingfield last month. Karl Burke has his string in fine form so any market interest in Mr Matthews, who tries another furlong, would be significant and Brazos and Can't Change It can't be ignored. But we'll take a chance on the fitness of MAWFOOR. He ran in a Group 2 and a Group 3 after winning his maiden at Haydock last June and was also third in a valuable sales race at Doncaster over this trip. He may be a bit better than a handicapper.