Pontefract

  • 16:45 Wilfred Underwood Memorial Classified Stakes6f

  • Winner £2,267 2nd £674 3rd £337 4th £168
  • Going: Good to Firm (Good places in the last 6f)
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 17.35s
  • Off time: 16:46:54
16:45 Pontefract Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st York Glory (USA) 5/6
2nd Defence Council (IRE) 25/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (6) 312-736 Yellow, emerald green star, royal blue sleeves, red cap Breezolini 12
3 9-0 R M Whitaker R Winston 75 9/25.50
3 (8) 547-270 Pink, dark blue stars, white sleeves, pink cap, dark blue star Defence Council (IRE) 45
3 9-0 M Brittain F Norton 75 25/126.00
4 (2) 534-55 White, Red sash, Red and White striped cap Eshoog (IRE) 7
3 9-0 C E Brittain P Robinson 74 16/117.00
5 (5) 98-1396 Emerald Green and White (quartered), White sleeves, Dark Blue armlets, Purple cap Golden Taurus (IRE) 10
Distance Winner
3 9-0 p1 C Hills K Fallon 72 10/111.00
6 (7) 421-07 Yellow, Royal Blue spots, Royal Blue sleeves, Yellow spots Kinlochrannoch 16
3 9-0 B Haslam P McDonald 75 66/167.00
7 (3) 64-4222 Orange, Dark Blue armlets Moral Issue 10
3 9-0 Jedd O'Keeffe M O'connell (3) 74 9/25.50
8 (4) 3212 Light blue, red epaulets, halved sleeves, light blue and red striped cap York Glory (USA) 41
Beaten Favourite
3 9-0 K A Ryan J P Spencer 75 5/61.83
Non runners
2 (1)2221-06Celtic Sixpence (IRE)39-0Noel QuinlanT P Queally73

Verdict

YORK GLORY looks a little more straightforward than many of his rivals and had no problem with the switch to turf when finding only Palais Glide too good at Nottingham last month. He can return to winning ways here though Moral Issue is rarely far away and should find a similar race soon. Eshoog has shown her best form over this trip and looked to be coming to hand when fifth at Kempton. She may prove best of the rest as Celtic Sixpence and Defence Council have both been a little disappointing lately and Breezolini would probably prefer a bit more give in the ground.