Ayr

  • 13:40 Purvis Marquees Racing Excellence 'Hands And Heels' Finale Handicap Hurdle 2m 4f

  • Winner £5,848 2nd £1,717 3rd £859 4th £429
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 39.90s
  • Off time: 13:42:41
13:40 Ayr Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Grandioso (IRE) 5/1
2nd Enfant De Lune (FR) 11/1
3rd Knight Valliant 9/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 U0-1P81 Red, White chevron, chevrons on sleeves, Red cap, White diamond Enfant De Lune (FR) 6 (ex7)
Distance Winner
8 11-13 t D Pipe F J Hayes (3) 118 11/112.00
2 104454 Black, orange hoop and armlets, quartered cap Captain Paulie (IRE) 14
9 11-12 P Holmes Nick Slatter (3) 124 50/151.00
3 2PPUP1 Orange, dark blue chevrons, orange sleeves, orange cap, dark blue diamond Majestic Mayhem (IRE) 27
Distance Winner
9 11-11 G M Moore Joseph Palmowski (5) 123 20/121.00
4 425F21 Black and White diamonds, Emerald Green sleeves and cap Outrageous Request 31
6 11-8 p Miss Lucinda V Russell Craig Nichol (5) 120 9/110.00
5 19-343F Black and Beige (halved), chevrons on sleeves, Beige cap Grandioso (IRE) 25
Beaten Favourite
5 11-6 t P F Nicholls James Cowley (3) 118 5/16.00
6 642512 DARK BLUE, large PINK spots, PINK cap Pinerolo 14
Distance Winner
6 11-0 Mrs S J Smith Jonathan England 112 4/15.00
7 4-48621 Red, Dark Blue stripe and sleeves Cavite Eta (IRE) 46
5 10-12 M Todhunter Callum Whillans 110 14/115.00
8 274239 Black, red cross belts, white and black hooped sleeves, black cap, red star Civil Unrest (IRE) 19
6 10-9 J Ewart Nathan Moscrop 107 25/126.00
9 632F3P EMERALD GREEN and YELLOW (quartered), WHITE sleeves and cap Highrate (IRE) 28
Beaten Favourite
6 10-7 Mrs S J Smith Joe Colliver 105 14/115.00
10 280384 Brown, yellow stars and sleeves, check cap Knight Valliant 30
Course and Distance Winner
9 10-7 Mrs B Butterworth Miss E Butterworth (3) 105 9/110.00
11 512815 Red, black stars, black sleeves, white stars and cap Markadam 37
Distance Winner
6 10-5 p Mrs Dianne Sayer Miss Emma Sayer 103 11/112.00
12 311645 White, Red diamond, White sleeves, Light Green armlets, Light Green cap, Red diamond Pete 22
9 10-2 p F P Murtagh Lucy Alexander 100 20/121.00
13 42188P Red, White hoop and sleeves Turbolinas (FR) 34
Distance Winner
5 10-1 Mrs K Walton Miss E Stead (3) 99 33/134.00
14 42U212 EMERALD GREEN, YELLOW sash and star on cap Bene Lad (IRE) 28
Course and Distance Winner
10 10-1 J S Goldie Brendan Powell 99 6/17.00

Verdict

PINEROLO and Jonathan England could be a winning partnership in this opener as the six-year-old's neck second to Grandad's Horse at Haydock followed hot on the heels of a cosy win at Carlisle. Enfant De Lune carries a penalty for last week's success at Ffos Las but is still preferred to other recent winners Majestic Mayhem, Outrageous Request and Cavite Eta. Grandioso is still a maiden but was travelling like a winner when falling at Hereford last month and can't be ignored. Civil Unrest could also play a part if bouncing back from a couple of below-par efforts.