Ayr

  • 15:40 J H Commercials Handicap5f

  • Winner £2,911 2nd £866 3rd £433 4th £216
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 1.75s
  • Off time: 15:43:55
15:40 Ayr Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Dark Opal (IRE) 5/1
2nd Starlight Angel (IRE) 6/1
3rd Khefyn (IRE) 5/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (4) 554437 White, brown braces, orange cap Dark Opal (IRE) 16
Distance Winner
3 9-7 J R Weymes Joey Haynes (5) 67 5/16.00
2 (1) 507601 Light blue, dark blue seams, diabolo on sleeves, quartered cap Opt Out 24
Distance Winner
3 9-6 A C Whillans P McDonald 66 4/15.00
3 (5) 495362 Pink, grey star, pink sleeves, grey stars, pink cap, grey stars Starlight Angel (IRE) 50
Distance Winner
3 9-5 R Harris R Winston 65 6/17.00
4 (7) 845567 Red, Black star, White sleeves and cap Khefyn (IRE) 10
Distance Winner
3 9-2 R Harris Raul Da Silva 62 5/16.00
5 (6) 458253 LIGHT BLUE, ORANGE epaulets Our Diane (IRE) 21
Distance Winner
3 9-1 R A Fahey T Hamilton 61 5/23.50
6 (9) 561070 Royal Blue, Yellow chevrons, Dark Blue sleeves, Yellow cap Lucy Bee 10
Course WinnerDistance Winner
3 9-0 R M Smith Noel Garbutt (5) 60 14/115.00
9 (2) 558859 EMERALD GREEN, RED Cross of Lorraine and sleeves, quartered cap Red Star Lady (IRE) 44
3 8-2 h S A Harris Shirley Teasdale (5) 45 80/181.00
10 (8) 949808 Emerald green, dark blue hollow box and sleeves Fife Jo 9
3 8-2 v J S Goldie Barry McHugh (ex2) 45 20/121.00
11 (3) 5-0587 Purple, Yellow stars, diabolo on sleeves and star on cap Classy Anne 8
3 8-2 J S Goldie D Fentiman (7) 45 28/129.00
Non runners
7 (11)310540Ichimoku38-8B SmartD Fentiman54
8 (10)697754Partner's Gold (IRE)38-2A BerryP Mathers48

Verdict

Opt Out remains on a winning mark despite a 4lb rise for his recent success at Musselburgh but has done all his winning on a faster surface so far. Starlight Angel should figure again after a better effort over 6f at Warwick but OUR DIANE is preferred. She began the season on a 6lb higher mark and, after finishing third in soft going over track and trip three weeks ago, Richard Fahey's filly gets the vote. Dark Opal has the past form to figure but hasn't been at her best of late.