Newmarket

  • 16:30 Mary Lobeck 90th Birthday Handicap7f

  • Winner £5,175 2nd £1,540 3rd £770 4th £385
  • Going: Good, Good to Firm in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 25.45s
  • Off time: 16:30:33
16:30 Newmarket Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Tight Fit 6/1
2nd Shady Mccoy (USA) 5/4
3rd Dance With Dragons (IRE) 7/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (6) 8411 Purple, white epaulets, striped sleeves and star on cap Shady Mccoy (USA) 22
Distance Winner
3 9-7 T D Barron R Winston 80 5/42.25
2 (9) 03069-5 White, light blue cap All On Red (IRE) 80
3 9-7 t1 George Baker P Cosgrave 80 33/134.00
3 (2) 1-82624 Black, yellow spots, hooped sleeves, yellow cap Dance With Dragons (IRE) 29
Distance Winner
3 9-7 p1 W Stone Raul Da Silva (3) 80 7/18.00
4 (3) 1-41723 Dark blue, pink stars, diabolo on sleeves, quartered cap Whipper Snapper (IRE) 18
Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner
3 9-5 v1 W J Knight Jim Crowley 78 9/25.50
5 (5) 730314- Dark Green, Yellow hoop, Yellow cap Cut No Ice (IRE) 304
3 9-4 P F I Cole L Morris 77 20/121.00
6 (8) 516033 Royal blue, red seams and armlets, white cap Big Whiskey (IRE) 10
Distance Winner
3 9-4 E J Creighton Andrea Atzeni 77 14/115.00
7 (4) 7001 Light Blue and Maroon (halved), sleeves reversed, Light Blue and Maroon hooped cap Marciano (IRE) 54
3 9-3 b1 A D Brown S M Levey 76 20/121.00
8 (10) 8-24131 Red, White and Yellow check sleeves and cap Tight Fit 23
Distance Winner
3 9-1 H Candy F Sweeney 74 6/17.00
9 (1) 32-0646 Emerald Green, Grey epaulets Alcando (IRE) 20
3 9-1 D J Coakley N Callan 74 20/121.00
10 (7) 785-0 EMERALD GREEN, YELLOW stripe, YELLOW cap Carlarajah 24
Beaten Favourite
3 8-8 M L W Bell D E Egan (3) 67 25/126.00

Verdict

Whipper Snapper needs to find a bit more if he's to score off his current mark and Tight Fit has been raised another 5lb for a narrow-margin victory at Sandown. Chantilly winner Marciano has his first start for new connections and has yet to race on fast ground while Dance With Dragons and Big Whiskey will do well to lower the colours of SHADY MCCOY. David Barron's progressive charge didn't get a run until the closing stages at Thirsk last time but won cosily once in the clear and can go in again despite an 8lb hike in the weights.