Wolverhampton

  • 15:40 wolverhampton-racecourse.co.uk Handicap7f 32y

  • Winner £1,706 2nd £504 3rd £252
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 29.17s
  • Off time: 15:42:10
15:40 Wolverhampton Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st El Libertador (USA) 11/4
2nd Crocodile Bay (IRE) 7/1
3rd Aviso (GER) 3/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
2 (1) 145090 DARK GREEN, YELLOW stripe, armlets and cap Vhujon (IRE) 23
6 9-6 Peter Grayson R Fitzpatrick 63 66/167.00
3 (2) 0-75784 EMERALD GREEN, BLACK seams, EMERALD GREEN sleeves, BLACK spots and spots on cap Aviso (GER) 21
Course WinnerDistance Winner
7 9-6 P D Evans James Doyle 63 3/14.00
4 (9) 50800-7 White, Red stripe, armlets and cap Istiqdaam 25
Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
6 9-6 b M W Easterby J P Sullivan (3) 63 11/112.00
5 (5) 735741/ Grey and Maroon stripes, halved sleeves Magical Illusion 979
5 9-3 P D Evans Catherine Gannon 60 18/119.00
6 (10) 440151 Red, Black star, White sleeves and cap Spinning Ridge (IRE) 18
Course WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
6 9-3 b R Harris David Probert 60 11/26.50
7 (11) 4977-76 Dark Blue, Yellow disc, Yellow sleeves, Dark Blue armlets, Dark Blue cap, Yellow spots Little Perisher 19
4 9-1 p Karen George C Catlin 58 25/126.00
8 (6) 08-3353 Dark green, pink braces, quartered cap El Libertador (USA) 21
Beaten Favourite
5 9-0 b J Gask J P Spencer 57 11/43.75
9 (3) 0-86166 YELLOW, ROYAL BLUE star, halved sleeves, ROYAL BLUE cap, YELLOW star Flying Applause 24
Course WinnerDistance Winner
6 8-11 bt S R Bowring J Quinn 54 7/18.00
11 (4) 86723-8 Dark Green, Maroon cross belts, Dark Green sleeves, Yellow armlets, Dark Green and Maroon quartered cap Sweet Mirasol (IRE) 87
Course Winner
4 8-8 t Miss M E Rowland Simon Pearce (3) 51 33/134.00
12 (7) 448664 Red, dark blue stars, white cap, dark blue stars Crocodile Bay (IRE) 11
Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
8 8-7 e R C Guest F Norton 48 7/18.00
Non runners
1 (12)739-816Powerful Pierre49-7I W McInnesD Swift64
10 (8)57697-0Dhhamaan (IRE)68-10Mrs R CarrT Eaves53

Verdict

Powerful Pierre scored over 6f here last month but didn't have the pace to follow up on turf on Saturday. He stays this trip well and can prove a threat. Spinning Ridge has returned to form and is just 2lb higher than when scoring at Kempton. That was over a mile but he's earlier scored over this trip at Lingfield and must be a threat. El Libertador has yet to win a race from 27 starts but is rarely beaten far over this C&D and won't be far away, but the vote goes to FLYING APPLAUSE. Roy Bowring's charge is hardly the most consistent of performers but he's won from much higher marks than this on both Polytrack and turf and hopefully will be in one of his going moods today.