Racecards

16:30 Fontwell Park

digibet.com Standard Open NH Flat Race (Class 6)

  • 10 Runners
  • Distance: 1m 6f
  • Going: Heavy, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
  • £2,100 added
  • Winner: £1,437
  • 2nd: £419
  • 3rd: £210
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 3m 39.60s
  • Off Time: 16:30:47
  • 10 Ran
1
Silk - Yellow, Purple triple diamond and armlets
  • Form 1
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-11

tracked leader, ridden to chase winner over 1f out, no impression

2
Silk - Red, green armlets and cap
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-4

prominent, led over 2f out, clear inside final furlong

3
Silk - Purple, light green seams, quartered cap
  • Form 00-
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-4

held up in touch, one pace and went 3rd inside final furlong, no impression

4
Silk - Light green, black sleeves, pink armlets, light green and black hooped cap
15/2
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-4

held up in touch, pushed along over 6f out, tailed off when swerved and unseated rider 2f out

5
Silk - YELLOW, MAUVE spots and sleeves, MAUVE and YELLOW quartered cap
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-4

held up in rear, weakened over 5f out, tailed off

6
Silk - EMERALD GREEN, BLACK and GREY hooped cap
  • Form P-P
  • Age 5
  • Weight 10-11

led, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

7
Silk - Orange, Purple star and sleeves, Purple cap, Orange star
  • Age 5
  • Weight 10-11

held up mid-division, weakened and tailed off 6f out

8
Silk - White, black stars, black sleeves, white stars
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-7

held up towards rear, weakened 5f out, tailed off

9
Silk - Dark Blue, Royal Blue star, armlets and star on cap
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-7

held up mid-division, weakened and tailed off 5f out

10
Silk - White, purple star, purple sleeves, white armlets, white cap, purple star
50/1
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-7

tracked leaders, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 2f out

11
NR
  • Form 3
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-7

Nonrunner

Previous results

In depth

Verdict

The presence of Il Presidente is of obvious interest and the market should be checked extremely carefully for any signs of support for the German raider from the Andreas Wohler yard. However, RUGGED JACK sets a very decent standard here on the evidence of a smooth, eased-down success on his Uttoxeter debut. Ed Glassonbury takes his place in the plate once again and the combination are taken to make light of the penalty for that Midlands success. Unex Degas looks a lively threat though in receipt of plenty of weight in these testing conditions after showing up nicely behind Cool George on his West country bumper debut. Connections reach for blinkers today and a good account from the High Chaparral gelding is expected. Shining Embers looks the most interesting of the others and should be checked in the market.

Formwatch

Rugged Jack (FR) 3-1fav (10-11) Tracked leaders, ridden to lead when saddle slipped over 2f out, rider lost irons, clear inside final furlong, stayed on, won at Uttoxeter 2m NH flat (6) sft in Dec beating Royal Commission (11-4) by 2l, 14 ran.

Il Presidente (GER) Royal Dragon horse out of Independent Miss.

Lord Aldervale (IRE) 33-1 (10-8) Always in rear, tailed off, 14th of 16, well behind Cheltenian (11-4) at Kempton 2m mdn NH flat (5) gs in Feb.

Megastyle Kayf Tara gelding out of Shoptillyoudrop.

Shining Embers (IRE) High-rise gelding out of Ballykea.

Putiacca Bella (FR) 25-1 (10-6) Held up in rear, saddle slipped after 4f, soon pulled up, in a race won by My Miss Lucy (10-11) at Hereford 2m 1f mares n h flat (6) sft, 12 ran.

Riviere Ruby King O' The Mana mare out of Madonna Da Rossi.

If And When Where Or When gelding out of Pardon Moi.

Knocknareen Boy (IRE) Winged Love gelding out of Princess Roxanne.

Pow R Jack Diktat gelding out of How Do I Know.

Unex Degas (IRE) 9-2 (10-7) Chased leaders, chased winner inside final 4f, ridden and no impresion when weakened to 3rd entering final furlong, 3rd of 16, 16l behind Cool George (10-0) at Exeter 2m 1f mdn NH flat (6) sft.