Hexham

  • 13:20 Weatherbys Hamilton Insurance Novices' Handicap Chase3m 1f

  • Winner £3,671 2nd £1,085 3rd £542 4th £271
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 6m 54.80s
  • Off time: 13:21:29
13:20 Hexham Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st The Friary (IRE) 9/4
2nd Moyode Wood 6/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 422F-33 Royal blue, yellow braces, sleeves and cap The Friary (IRE) 15
Beaten Favourite
6 11-12 pt Miss Lucinda V Russell D R Fox (5) 110 9/43.25
2 131/22-P Red, dark blue disc and sleeves Moyode Wood 15
Beaten Favourite
8 11-9 p1 B Ellison Danny Cook 107 6/17.00
3 4F6-PF8 White, Light Blue stars, Light Blue sleeves, White stars and stars on cap Stagecoach Jasper 9
7 11-7 Mrs S J Smith Ryan Mania 105 5/16.00
4 77850-0 Black and White stripes, Yellow sleeves, Black and Yellow striped cap Darlington County 23
5 11-5 p1 D McCain Jnr A P Lane 103 25/126.00
5 837/43-1 Royal blue, yellow sash, yellow sleeves, royal blue stars and cap Capital Venture (IRE) 20
7 11-4 N W Alexander Lucy Alexander 102 5/23.50
6 454-11P Beige, Brown epaulets, sleeves and diamond on cap Lukey Luke 162
Course and Distance Winner
10 11-2 J R Turner B Harding 100 14/115.00
7 551429- Black and white stripes, chevrons on sleeves Notonebuttwo (IRE) 221
Beaten Favourite
6 10-7 C Grant F Keniry 91 10/111.00

Verdict

THE FRIARY is arguably unlucky not to be off the mark over fences. He's made the frame on four occasions now including a third at Carlisle last month and won't get many better opportunities than this. Moyode Wood was pulled-up last time but had gone close on faster ground at Cartmel earlier while Capital Venture makes his chasing bow having won over timber at Kelso. Lukey Luke won one of these events over track and trip when Stagecoach Jasper fell, but both have ran below par since.