Haydock Park

  • 14:00 Pertemps Network Long Distance Handicap Hurdle3m

  • Winner £15,640 2nd £4,620 3rd £2,310 4th £1,155
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 5m 38.10s
  • Off time: 14:02:44
14:00 Haydock Park Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st American Spin 10/1
2nd Howizee 25/1
3rd Pateese (FR) 14/1
4th American Trilogy (IRE) 12/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 4/54527- Royal blue and yellow check, diabolo on sleeves, yellow cap Cross Kennon (IRE) 58
Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
8 11-12 p Jennie Candlish A O'keeffe 150 12/113.00
2 26326P- White, royal blue hoop, chevrons on sleeves, yellow cap Knockara Beau (IRE) 21
9 11-7 G A Charlton Jan Faltejsek 145 20/121.00
3 2/40203- Gold, White hoops, Emerald Green cap Cantlow (IRE) 58
Distance Winner
7 11-5 P R Webber D Elsworth 143 6/17.00
4 3P2/552- Red and Yellow (quartered), hooped sleeves, Emerald Green cap American Trilogy (IRE) 21
8 11-3 b P F Nicholls Mr H Derham (7) 141 12/113.00
5 P29PPP- Dark Green and White stripes, Dark Green sleeves, White armlets, White cap Crescent Island (IRE) 70
9 11-1 N A Twiston-Davies Sam Twiston-Davies 139 66/167.00
6 086071- PINK and YELLOW diamonds, YELLOW sleeves and cap Pateese (FR) 24
7 11-1 b P J Hobbs R Johnson 139 14/115.00
7 2123P2- White, dark blue hoops and armlets, dark blue and white hooped cap American Spin 30
8 10-13 L A Dace J E Moore 137 10/111.00
8 8P2/9P4- Turquoise, Black braces, Cerise cap Ringaroses 30
Distance Winner
11 10-12 t F O'Brien Timmy Murphy 136 14/115.00
9 020099- Royal Blue, Orange braces and sleeves, quartered cap Qulinton (FR) 35
8 10-11 p D Pipe Mikey Ennis (7) 135 66/167.00
10 110/213- Black and White diamonds, Emerald Green sleeves and cap The Tracey Shuffle 16
Beaten Favourite
6 10-11 D Pipe T Scudamore 135 7/18.00
11 112691- Black, Red braces and sleeves, Red and Black quartered cap Nagpur (FR) 15
6 10-11 Miss V Williams Aidan Coleman 135 12/113.00
12 P71130- Yellow, Purple spots on sleeves, Purple cap Le Beau Bai (FR) 14
Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner
9 10-11 b R Lee R Thornton 135 25/126.00
13 21316- BLACK, RED braces and sleeves, WHITE cap The Druids Nephew (IRE) 57
Distance Winner
5 10-10 Andrew Turnell Nick Scholfield 134 7/18.00
15 244627- EMERALD GREEN, YELLOW sash and star on cap Arctic Court (IRE) 21
Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner
8 10-8 J S Goldie R McGrath 132 33/134.00
16 14106- Dark Blue, White chevron, chevrons on sleeves, striped cap Big Occasion (IRE) 17
Distance Winner
5 10-6 b D Pipe C O'Farrell 130 7/18.00
17 2/1345P- Purple, yellow disc, purple sleeves, yellow stars, purple cap, yellow stars Bottman (IRE) 60
7 10-3 Tim Vaughan Michael Byrne (5) 127 22/123.00
18 1/222-2 White, dark blue and red chevrons on sleeves, red cap Find A Key (IRE) 10
Beaten Favourite
5 10-0 N G Richards D C Costello 122 16/117.00
19 716131- Purple, yellow diamond, yellow and purple check sleeves, striped cap Howizee 22
Distance Winner
6 10-0 t M A Barnes M J McAlister 120 25/126.00
Non runners
14212/P11-Victors Serenade (IRE)710-9A J HoneyballRachael Green133

Verdict

Many of these have been chasing, with differing levels of success, but the un-seasonal soft ground should play to the strengths of the likes of Welsh National winner Le Beau Bai, 5lb lower than over fences, and Victors Serenade. Cross Kennon is a class act on his day but didn't really sparkle over the winter and Cheltenham winner Pateese, representing Philip Hobbs who has a fine record in this contest, could be a better bet if staying the trip. David Pipe runs three and The Tracey Shuffle and Big Occasion both have a chance, while Nagpur has to go on the short-list after resuming winning ways at Plumpton. AMERICAN SPIN was beaten less than a length by the useful Cape Tribulation in a valuable handicap at Aintree and may still be on an upward curve. He's 7lb higher here but has stamina in abundance and will handle the going better than most. He can strike a blow against the big boys for Luke Dace's Sussex yard.