Plumpton

  • 16:05 Follow At The Races On Twitter Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle2m 5f

  • Winner £2,053 2nd £598 3rd £299
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Off time: 16:06:04
16:05 Plumpton Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Royale Knight 8/11
2nd Terra Bleu (IRE) 10/1
3rd Little Roxy (IRE) 14/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 0P13-FP Royal Blue, Yellow diamond, Yellow sleeves, Royal Blue armlets, Yellow cap Royal Kicks (FR) 148
Nag meDistance Winner
11 11-12 bt Miss S Smith G Sheehan (3) 95 11/112.00
2 853-5P4 White, Royal Blue Cross of Lorraine, Royal Blue sleeves, White armlets and star on Royal Blue cap Mangonel 30
Nag me
8 11-11 p C Gordon Mr O Garner (5) 94 40/141.00
3 411-411 Light Blue, Brown Cross of Lorraine, Brown and Light Blue striped sleeves, Light Blue cap, Brown star Royale Knight 26
Nag me
6 11-9 Dr R D P Newland Christopher Ward (8) 92 8/111.73
4 F/P-0962 Light Blue, White spots, chevrons on sleeves Kenaleck (GER) 25
Nag me
8 11-7 t1 Tim Vaughan Michael Byrne (3) 90 13/27.50
5 1963/55 BLACK, YELLOW disc, striped sleeves and cap Ashmolian (IRE) 43
Nag me
9 11-6 p Miss Z C Davison Gemma Gracey-Davison (3) 89 20/121.00
6 754343 Red and White stripes, Red sleeves, White spots Terra Bleu (IRE) 12
Nag me
5 11-3 vt B G Powell Edmond Linehan (3) 86 10/111.00
8 05-F646 Purple, light green seams, quartered cap Lord Aldervale (IRE) 67
Nag me
5 11-1 S Woodman Tom Cannon 84 20/121.00
9 311/544- Dark Blue, White braces, White cap, Dark Blue star Little Roxy (IRE) 336
Nag meBeaten FavouriteCourse Winner
7 10-5 Miss A M Newton-Smith Adam Wedge 74 14/115.00
10 12-5328 Black and yellow check, halved sleeves What's For Tea 43
Nag me
7 10-5 vt P Butler Kielan Woods 74 25/126.00
11 01P-7F4 Pink, black sash, black and pink striped sleeves, black cap Jerry Lee (IRE) 12
Nag me
9 10-0 Violet Jordan James Best 69 20/121.00
Non runners
7778-6F8Fitandproperjob611-1A MiddletonJake Greenall84

Verdict

Richard Newland must think that ROYALE KNIGHT is badly handicapped over fences now, hence the switch to hurdles. The six-year-old has clearly improved for a spell hunting and may well be good enough to complete his hat-trick under Rules. Kenaleck has been raised 5lb since finishing second in a Worcester seller while chaser Royal Kicks may need this. Jerry Lee would have a chance if back to his best and Terra Bleu could also do better back over hurdles and in a first-time visor but Mangonel was a long way behind the selection over fences last time.