17:15 Ayr

Western House Hotel Apprentice Handicap (Class 5)

  • 5 Runners
  • Distance: 2m 1f 105y
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Surface: Turf
  • £6,545 added
  • Winner: £3,429
  • 2nd: £1,020
  • 3rd: £510
  • 4th: £300
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 3m 58.06s
  • Off Time: 17:15:45
  • 5 Ran

      • Form: 91140-3
      • Age: 4
      • Weight: 9-12
      • Official Rating: 69
      • Trainer: B Ellison
      • Jockey: Kieran Schofield

      tracked leaders, edged left 2f out, soon ridden, stayed on to lead inside final furlong, held on

      • Form: 4-98458
      • Age: 8
      • Weight: 9-12
      • Official Rating: 69
      • Trainer: M Todhunter
      • Jockey: Zak Wheatley

      slowly away, held up, ridden 2f out, edged left over 1f out, kept on same pace, no impression

      • Form: 166-709
      • Age: 6
      • Weight: 9-8
      • Official Rating: 65
      • Trainer: I Jardine
      • Jockey: Izzy Clifton

      raced keenly, led after 2f, headed 6f out, lost place over 2f out, soon weakened


      Tawseef (IRE)

      25 p D
      • Form: 0114/31
      • Age: 11
      • Weight: 9-8
      • Official Rating: 65
      • Trainer: D McCain Jnr
      • Jockey: Ella McCain

      led 2f, prominent, led again 6f out, ridden over 2f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on



      • Form: 905384
      • Age: 5
      • Weight: 8-7
      • Official Rating: 47
      • Trainer: J S Goldie
      • Jockey: Corey Madden

      held up behind, headway on outside over 2f out, soon ridden, stayed on to chase winner inside final furlong, held near finish

      In depth


      TAWSEEF arrives in the best form having won over 1m6f at Nottingham. The winning hurdler has scored over 2m1f on the Flat before and Donald McCain’s charge can go in again. Burn Some Dust will be sharper for last month’s comeback at York and has won over 1m6f in the past while Question Of Faith scored over track and trip at this time last year and is back on a winning mark. Hugoigo finished ahead of Golden Jeffrey when placed over 1m7f here last month though has failed to figure since.


      Burn Some Dust (IRE) 12-1 (9-1) Held up towards rear, headway on near side rail chasing leaders over 2f out, kept on same pace in 3rd over 1f out, 3rd of 19, 4l behind Auxiliary (8-13) at York 1m 4f hcp (4) sft in Jun.

      Question Of Faith 22-1 (9-13) Dwelt, in rear, ridden over 2f out, never able to challenge, 8th of 9, 8 3/4l behind Lizzie Loch (8-0) at Ayr 1m 5f hcp (5) gd in Jul.

      Golden Jeffrey (SWI) 10-1 (9-5) Led after 1f, driven and headed well over 2f out, soon lost place and ridden, weakened over 1f out, 9th of 10, 18l behind Trautmann (9-5) at Ayr 1m 7f hcp (5) gd in Jun.

      Tawseef (IRE) 8-1 (8-12) Pushed along leavings stalls, made virtually all, kicked clear 5f out, unchallenged, won at Nottingham 1m 6f hcp (5) gs in Jun beating Alabaster (10-0) by 4 1/2l, 8 ran.

      Hugoigo 20-1 (9-9) Held up in last trio, well behind over 4f out, stayed on from over 1f out, went 4th well inside final furlong, nearest finish, 4th of 9, 7l behind Perla Blanca (10-11) at Doncaster 2m hcp (5) gf in Jul.