15:30 Carlisle

Cumbria Standard Open NH Flat Race (Class 5)

  • 5 Runners
  • Distance: 2m 1f
  • Going: Soft (Heavy in places)
  • Surface: Turf
  • £3,500 added
  • Winner: £2,274
  • 2nd: £668
  • 3rd: £334
  • 4th: £167
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 4m 24.60s
  • Off Time: 15:30:20
  • 5 Ran
Silk -
Silk - Emerald Green, Red chevrons, quartered cap
  • Form 4
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-0

tracked leader, ridden and lost place over 3f out, behind 2f out, stayed on under pressure inside final furlong, snatched modest 3rd post

Silk - Light blue and dark green (quartered), white sleeves, red armlets, white cap
  • Form 9-
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-0

in touch on inside, headway 3f out, soon ridden to chase winner, no chance from over 1f out, weakened and lost modest 3rd post

Silk - MAROON, WHITE diamond and sleeves, WHITE cap, MAROON star
  • Form 7-
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-0

led, driven and headed 3f out, soon ridden and one pace, stayed on into 2nd inside final furlong, no chance with winner

Silk - Yellow, Royal Blue seams, Grey sleeves, Royal Blue seams, Royal Blue cap
  • Form UF-
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-0

in touch on outside, led 3f out, ridden clear when ran green from over 1f out, stayed on well

Silk - Light Blue, Dark Blue seams, Light Blue sleeves, Light Blue cap, Purple star
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-0

held up in touch, pushed along over 4f out, never able to challenge, weakened over 1f out

  • Form 4
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-0


  • Form 1-
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-0


  • Form 7
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-0


In depth


The Mayne Man is worth a market check but BAVINGTON BOB, who found a second wind when fourth here six weeks ago, can make the most of his bumper experience to beat former pointers Offtheshoulder and Mackenberg. Brave Seasca will need to show more than when favourite at Newcastle in March but has since moved to the Venetia Williams yard.


Bavington Bob (IRE) 66-1 (11-0) In touch, plugged on from over 2f out, no impression, 4th of 14, 5 1/2l behind Chuvelo (11-0) at Carlisle 2m 1f (5) sft in Nov.

Brave Seasca (FR) 9-4fav (10-10) Held up in touch, pushed along 3f out, weakened 2f out, 9th of 11, dist behind Crypto (11-4) at Newcastle 2m (5) gs in Mar.

Bushmill Boy 7-2 (11-5) Held up in mid-division, headway 3f out, one pace final 2f, 7th of 10, 5 1/2l behind Curramore (11-12) at Ayr 2m (5) sft in Jan.

Mackenberg (GER) 9-2 (11-11) Ww in rr of mid div, clsr 5out, 7th 4out, gd prog 3out, chall 2out, sow & disp with ev chan when fell last, at Courtown 3m mdn sft in Apr.

The Mayne Man (IRE) Shantaram gelding out of Raven's Bay.

Empty Quarter 22-1 (10-10) Held up in mid-division, headway over 4f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 4th of 12, 7 1/2l behind Streets Of Doyen (11-0) at Ayr 2m (5) gd in May.

Offtheshoulder (IRE) 4-1 (12-2) Pr, 4th 1/2way, prog aft 4out, close 2nd aft 3out, prog to disp last, ko best to ld on outer flat, won at Cragmore 3m mdn gs in Feb beating Oscar Robertson (12-2) by 1l, 9 ran.

Pentelitubby 100-1 (11-0) In touch in rear, pushed along 3f out, never near leaders, 7th of 9, 15 1/4l behind Arcadian Sunrise (11-0) at Carlisle 2m 1f (5) sft in Nov.