• 14:15 Provost's Plate Challenge Trophy Novices' Hurdle2m 4f 110y

  • Winner: £
  • Going: Good to Soft, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf


  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 5m 15.70s
  • Off time: 14:15:34
14:15 Perth Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Nedzer's Return (IRE) 1/3
2nd Huncheon Wells (IRE) 10/1
3rd Proficiency 6/1


No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 00/0 Brown, yellow spots and sleeves, check cap Cape Secret (IRE) 14
7 10-12 G Elliott D F O'Regan 25/126.00
2 P Red, White diamond, diabolo on sleeves, White cap, Red diamonds Daasij (IRE) 11
5 10-12 J Barclay G Lee 50/151.00
3 00U0/P0- White, dark blue epaulets, hooped sleeves, dark blue cap, white star Elcanos (GER) 70
7 10-12 A J Martin Paul Carberry 95 16/117.00
4 003P-40 EMERALD GREEN, maroon triple diamond, maroon diamonds on sleeves, emerald green cap, maroon diamonds Fool's Wildcat (USA) 5
5 10-12 pt V P Donoghue R Thornton 87 20/121.00
7 06/F1F-2 Emerald green, orange star and sleeves, quartered cap Huncheon Wells (IRE) 20
8 10-12 R T J Wilson Sam Twiston-Davies (5) 10/111.00
8 111U11- Red, royal blue stars Nedzer's Return (IRE) 30
Course and Distance Winner
8 10-12 t G Elliott A P McCoy 1/31.33
9 0-P Red, Light Blue star and sleeves Solway Dornal 14
5 10-12 Miss L Harrison E Whillans (5) 100/1101.00
10 8- Dark Blue, White epaulets, chevrons on sleeves, Dark Blue cap, White star Some Lad (IRE) 389
5 10-12 Mrs A C Hamilton Ryan Mania (3) 66/167.00
11 85B0- Royal blue and maroon check, hooped sleeves, quartered cap Hesaposer (IRE) 126
4 10-7 G Elliott B Hughes 98 50/151.00
12 1/2P66-5 Light Blue, Maroon triple diamond, diamonds on sleeves and diamonds on cap Catleen (IRE) 11
6 10-5 S R B Crawford P Buchanan 28/129.00
14 86833-2 Red, orange seams, black sleeves, orange seams, black and orange striped cap Proficiency 11
5 10-5 v Mrs S C Bradburne P Aspell 96 6/17.00
Non runners
5PP0-Franklee710-12Mrs H O GrahamGary Rutherford
698-5Hippolytus510-12Miss Lucinda V RussellC I Gillies
13R-67Connie Beauchamp610-5E J CooperHarry Haynes
1590/P0-8Samaret510-5Mrs H O GrahamG Whillans


NEDZER'S RETURN is hard to get away from here and is preferred to Proficiency and Huncheon Wells. The selection's form is head and shoulders above that achieved by the opposition that he faces here and Nedzer's Return should have little difficulty in recording a fifth success under Rules from just six starts. The winning pointer is having his first outing over hurdles here so his detractors may wish to look to his unproven ability to prove as adept at hurdling as a reason to take him on but he's sure to have been well schooled and should win with his head in his chest. Proficiency has a mark of 96 which leaves him closely matched on official ratings with Fool's Wildcat and Huncheon Wells who comes here on the back of a good run in a Hunter Chase. Cape Secret, Hesaposer and Elcanos all have something to find with the selection and are probably best watched unless attracting support on this occasion with a similar caveat applying to Irish point winner Catleen who has yet to shine over hurdles from limited opportunities. A large field go to post but we only need to concern ourselves with Nedzer's Return.