Leicester

  • 17:20 Cadbury 'hands And Heels' Apprentice Series Handicap7f 9y

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

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 23.54s
  • Off time: 17:20:12
17:20 Leicester Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Hobson 8/1
2nd Ancient Cross 13/8
3rd Witchry 10/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (7) 227342 Brown and Orange diamonds, Brown sleeves and cap Mudhish (IRE) 40
Distance Winner
4 9-7 b C E Brittain Debra England 69 9/25.50
2 (2) 322555 Black, Red chevron, sleeves and cap Hobson 23
Distance Winner
4 9-5 Eve Johnson Houghton Amy Scott 67 8/19.00
3 (1) 352431 Mauve, Maroon chevrons, hooped cap Ancient Cross 7 (ex6)
Distance Winner
5 9-5 t M W Easterby J P Sullivan 61 13/82.62
4 (12) 421648 Red, large black spots, striped sleeves, black cap, red spots Jilly Why (IRE) 24
Distance Winner
8 9-2 b Paul Green J Cavanagh 64 22/123.00
5 (10) 1489-27 Dark Blue, Yellow chevrons, Dark Blue sleeves, Yellow stars, Dark Blue cap, Yellow star Witchry 37
7 9-1 A G Newcombe David Kenny 63 10/111.00
6 (8) 222369 White, Royal Blue stars, White sleeves Sion Hill (IRE) 22
Distance Winner
8 8-8 p John Harris T Atkinson 56 16/117.00
7 (5) 600427 Red, Black star, White sleeves and cap Charlie Delta 8
Distance Winner
6 8-7 b R Harris Jake Payne (3) 52 11/112.00
8 (11) 445200/ BLACK, yellow seams, diabolo on sleeves, yellow cap Polar Gold 1044
7 8-7 A J Chamberlain R J Rowe 49 100/1101.00
9 (3) 9-06640 Yellow, Black hoop, Black cap, Yellow diamond Viking Awake (IRE) 21
3 8-4 t J W Unett Mr Alex Edwards (3) 54 12/113.00
10 (4) 796020 Light Blue and Red diamonds, Red sleeves and cap Rockson (IRE) 28
3 8-4 t1 Ian Williams Charles Eddery 53 28/129.00
11 (9) 352244 LAVENDER, BLACK hoop, armlets and cap Dancing Welcome 17
3 8-4 b J M Bradley R Clark (3) 51 14/115.00
12 (6) 987 Red, Black sleeves and cap with Silver button Royal Adelaide (IRE) 136
3 8-4 J A Osborne Nathan Alison (3) 45 50/151.00

Verdict

ANCIENT CROSS is taken to defy his six pound penalty at the expense of Mudhish and Hobson. The selection won a handicap at Musselburgh on his latest outing and looks favourably treated on his return to the track. Connections were keen to take advantage of a six pound penalty rather than wait to be reassessed and for that reason he is worth staying on the right side of for the time being. Mudhish has suffered in the past of a bout of seconditus. He has finished second on four occasions this summer and was only narrowly beaten at Yarmouth last time out. Conditions will suit once more and other bold bid can be expected. Hobson is another that often finds one too good on the day and that may well be the case once more. Ancient Cross is the form horse in the race and takes preference.