Kempton Park

  • 20:20 Irish Night At Kempton 03.08.11 Handicap 1m

  • Winner £4,080 2nd £1,214 3rd £607 4th £303
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 40.36s
  • Off time: 20:20:55
20:20 Kempton Park Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Loyalty 8/1
2nd Islesman 16/1
3rd Merchant Of Medici 5/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (9) 753-116 Yellow, Black sash, Black sleeves, Yellow armlets, Yellow cap, Black star Nahab 40
Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner
4 9-13 D R Lanigan T E Durcan 83 8/19.00
2 (11) 5-80356 Maroon, Beige chevron, armlets and cap Sir George (IRE) 21
Distance Winner
6 9-12 Ollie Pears T P Queally 82 12/113.00
3 (3) 301000 Royal Blue, Red sash, White sleeves Big Bay (USA) 16
Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
5 9-11 Jane Chapple-Hyam N Callan 81 20/121.00
4 (5) 901404 Maroon, White diamond, hooped sleeves and diamonds on cap Merchant Of Medici 14
Beaten FavouriteCourse WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
4 9-11 W R Muir M Dwyer 81 5/23.50
5 (12) 3/34- Royal blue, white epaulets, black cap Latansaa 422
4 9-11 M P Tregoning T P O'Shea 81 12/113.00
6 (7) 3-10501 Emerald Green, White chevron, sleeves and cap Willow Dancer (IRE) 11
Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 9-10 p W R Swinburn A Kirby 80 8/19.00
7 (6) 3-23103 Black, yellow spots on sleeves Loyalty 7
4 9-9 v D Shaw R Fitzpatrick 79 8/19.00
8 (4) 844455 Red, white inverted triangle, halved sleeves Sonoran Sands (IRE) 49
3 9-4 P W Chapple-Hyam R L Moore 84 13/27.50
9 (1) 4-12 Royal Blue, White epaulets, striped cap Taqaat (USA) 36
3 9-3 M Johnston R Hills 83 13/27.50
10 (2) 13-2209 Dark Blue, Mauve stars on sleeves Islesman 11
3 8-12 Mrs H Main W Buick 78 16/117.00
11 (10) 641-130 Lime Green, Royal Blue epaulets and cap Stirling Bridge 41
Course Winner
3 8-11 W Jarvis R Havlin 77 33/134.00
Non runners
12 (8)5-62142Catchanova (IRE)48-11Eve Johnson HoughtonF Sweeney67

Verdict

Dual Polytrack winner Nahab could have been better drawn, but it's not insurmountable if back to his best after a poor effort on the turf last time. Big Bay is another expected to improve for a return to this surface and Taqaat could figure after looking to find 1m2f at Ripon too far last time. Willow Dancer and the unexposed Latansaa also have claims in an open race, but the vote goes to MERCHANT OF MEDICI. Third over 7f here a fortnight ago, he won a higher grade race over C&D last month and a repeat effort today should see him back to winning ways.