Taunton

  • 13:30 Jays/GG Birthday Novices' Hurdle2m 1f

  • Winner £3,426 2nd £998 3rd £500
  • Going: Good to Soft, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 8.70s
  • Off time: 13:30:29
13:30 Taunton Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Shammick Boy (IRE) 9/1
2nd Credit Swap 4/7
3rd Bermuda Boy (FR) 3/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
1 6-21 Light blue, royal blue armlets, royal blue cap Bermuda Boy (FR) 19
Distance Winner
6 11-10 P F Nicholls Ian Popham (5) 3/14.00
2 1 Dark Blue, Orange hollow box, diabolo on sleeves, check cap Credit Swap 16
6 11-10 Miss V Williams Aidan Coleman 4/71.57
3 25-180 Dark Green and Light Green (quartered), White sleeves, Red cap Ben Cee Pee M (IRE) 8
6 11-4 O Sherwood L P Aspell 66/167.00
4 908 Dark blue and orange diamonds, dark blue sleeves, dark blue cap, orange star Jomade (IRE) 10
5 11-4 K C Bailey Sean Quinlan 100/1101.00
5 7-0 Light Blue and Dark Blue stripes, chevrons on sleeves, quartered cap Mac Beattie 62
5 11-4 Evan Williams Paul Moloney 100/1101.00
6 7B- WHITE, BLACK diamond, DARK BLUE and WHITE hooped sleeves, BLACK cap Monopole (IRE) 515
7 11-4 D Pipe G Supple 100/1101.00
7 00 Yellow, dark blue epaulets, chevrons on sleeves, yellow cap, dark blue star Mr Bachster (IRE) 62
6 11-4 V R A Dartnall Mr Ed Glassonbury (7) 100/1101.00
8 0/0-0 Yellow, Emerald Green cross belts, Yellow sleeves, Emerald Green spots, quartered cap Red Rock (FR) 19
6 11-4 Miss Tor Sturgis D A Jacob 150/1151.00
9 07 Mauve and pink check, white sleeves, pink cap Senses (USA) 7
5 11-4 D Pipe J W Farrelly 50/151.00
10 23-97 Emerald green, purple chevrons, white cap Shammick Boy (IRE) 21
6 11-4 V R A Dartnall A Glassonbury 9/110.00
11 21-7 Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap Thunderstorm (IRE) 10
Distance Winner
6 11-4 P J Hobbs R Flint 12/113.00
12 4 White, Navy Blue cap, White spots Time Book (IRE) 17
5 11-4 G L Moore J E Moore 25/126.00
13 U Purple, White spots on sleeves and cap Yourgolftravel Com 10
6 11-4 t D Pipe Danny Cook (3) 50/151.00
14 0 Red, dark blue sleeves, red stars, red cap, dark blue star Lady From Ige (IRE) 19
7 10-11 N P Mulholland R Greene 100/1101.00

Verdict

Cambridgeshire winner CREDIT SWAP dispelled any doubts about his stamina with a smooth debut success over hurdles on soft ground at Leicester. Venetia Williams' six-year-old looks to have a future at the winter game and should be able to shrug off his penalty here. Bermuda Boy is also penalised after scoring at Exeter but is another with scope over timber, though may just lack the speed of his likely market rival. Thunderstorm will have benefited from his run behind Dona at Taunton and makes more appeal than Lingfield fourth Time Book and both Ben Cee Pee M and Senses, who haven't really taken to hurdling.