Catterick

  • 16:20 Catterickbridge.co.uk Handicap5f

  • Winner: £
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 0m 59.68s
  • Off time: 16:20:40
16:20 Catterick Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Spirit of Coniston 9/1
2nd Windjammer 16/1
3rd Mayoman (IRE) 7/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (12) 672540 Dark Blue, Yellow inverted triangle, striped sleeves and cap Kyzer Chief 19
Distance Winner
4 9-9 R E Barr Kelly Harrison (3) 64 12/113.00
2 (4) 226743 Black, red epaulets, striped sleeves, red cap Northern Empire (IRE) 7
Distance Winner
6 9-7 p F Jordan E Ahern 62 11/26.50
3 (5) 322019 Orange, Light Green epaulets and armlets, quartered cap Select Committee 15
Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner
4 9-6 v J J Quinn Graham Gibbons 61 3/14.00
4 (10) 196707 Red, Royal Blue chevrons, striped sleeves and star on cap Molly Two 7
Distance Winner
4 9-4 L A Mullaney R Winston 59 18/119.00
6 (13) 0-06464 Emerald green and orange (quartered), orange sleeves, emerald green armlets, white cap Mayoman (IRE) 12
Beaten FavouriteCourse and Distance Winner
4 9-1 D Carroll D Nolan 56 7/18.00
7 (7) 4073-90 Maroon, Mauve hooped sleeves, striped cap Windjammer 41
Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
5 8-12 v1 L A Mullaney F Tylicki (3) 53 16/117.00
9 (14) 086-0 Dark Green, Brown armlets, Brown cap Shining Times (IRE) 7
3 8-10 P T Midgley P Pickard (5) 53 50/151.00
10 (6) 774350 Royal blue, yellow stars, royal blue sleeves Spirit of Coniston 31
Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
6 8-10 P T Midgley P Mulrennan 51 9/110.00
12 (11) 504839 Grey, Red star on body and cap, Red sleeves, Grey armlets Bees River (IRE) 13
3 8-7 v A P Jarvis M Davies (5) 50 28/129.00
13 (3) 2086-00 Dark Green, Yellow stripe and armlets Gleaming Spirit (IRE) 33
Distance Winner
5 8-6 v Peter Grayson Greg Fairley 47 18/119.00
14 (1) 69-3484 White, royal blue seams, red sleeves, royal blue cap Excitable (IRE) 35
3 8-6 Mrs D Sanderson S De Sousa 49 7/24.50
15 (8) 044606 Red, Red and Royal Blue diabolo on sleeves, quartered cap Just Joey 13
Distance Winner
5 8-6 be J R Weymes L Morris 47 28/129.00
Non runners
5 (9)812260Toy Top (USA)69-3M DodsT Eaves58
8 (2)730642Strensall128-10R E BarrD Fentiman51
11 (15)535880Thoughtsofstardom68-8P S McEnteeL Morris49

Verdict

NORTHERN EMPIRE is a tentative selection. Kyzer Chief and Select Committee will be dangerous to rule out, while Strensall loves the course at Catterick and arrives here in great heart for another crack at success. Strensall has dropped to a very handy mark and, as he is chasing C&D win number five, it will be interesting to note the interest from the betting public. However, some of that support may be sentimental and, at the age of 12, it's highly unlikely that we are going to witness an improved display. Select Committee was behind the selection at Nottingham 15 days ago, so needs to post a much better effort today. Today's firmer ground will be a big help, though. Kyzer Chief has hit the post on numerous occasions but seems to be enjoying his racing just now. That said he also needs to banish the memory of a modest run last time out and faces a tough day at the office. Therefore, it can pay to turn to Northern Empire, who after a string of near misses; fully deserves a result to go his way. Eddie Ahern has a good book of rides at the North Yorkshire course and can look forward to teaming up with a willing partner for this tough little sprint.