Racecards

15:10 Haydock Park

Pfa Centenary E.b.f. Maiden Stakes (div 2) (Class 5)

  • 10 Runners
  • Distance: 6f
  • Going: Good to Firm, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf
  • £5,000 added
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 1m 16.07s
  • Off Time: 15:11:58
  • 10 Ran
1st
Silk -
3rd
Silk -
1(3)
Silk - Royal Blue, White epaulets, striped cap
  • Form 4
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-3

in touch, headway to lead well over 1f out, headed 1f out, no extra towards finish

2(1)
Silk - RED, ROYAL BLUE seams on sleeves
12/1
  • Form 2
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-3

went right start, in touch, ridden 2f out, weakened 1f out

3(9)
Silk - Royal Blue, Yellow braces, Yellow sleeves, Royal Blue armlets, Yellow cap
16/1
  • Form 40
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-3

held up, ridden over 2f out, headway over 1f out, stayed on

4(8)
Silk - Black, Grey cross belts, Grey sleeves, Black stars and stars on cap
7/1
  • Form 2
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-3

chased leaders, ridden to lead 1f out, ran on

5(2)
Silk - White, Royal Blue stars, White and Red diabolo on sleeves, White cap, Red star
50/1
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-3

slowly into stride, in rear and ran green, headway over 1f out, stayed on

6(7)
Silk - Royal Blue, White striped sleeves, White cap
  • Form 4
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-3

in touch, not much room over 1f out, soon ridden, ran on towards finish

7(6)
Silk - Red, Grey seams, striped sleeves, hooped cap
200/1
  • Form 90
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-3

led, ridden over 2f out, headed well over 1f out, soon weakened

8(4)
Silk - Royal Blue, White chevron, Light Blue cap
16/1
  • Age 2
  • Weight 8-12

with leader, ridden and every chance 2 out, held when not much room over 1f out

9(10)
Silk - Grey, Royal Blue seams, sleeves and cap
  • Age 2
  • Weight 8-12

held up, ridden over 2f out, never dangerous

10(5)
Silk - Red, Royal Blue spots, sleeves and cap
100/1
  • Age 2
  • Weight 8-12

mid-division, ridden and ran green 2f out, kept on

In depth

Verdict

Glorious Gift showed ability on his debut at York but that did not seem to be the strongest of races and, at the likely odds, Peter Chapple-Hyam's colt looks worth taking on with preference for Errigal Lad, who gets the vote over Almoutaz. The last mentioned ran a race full of promise on his Newbury debut last month and should be suited by the faster ground today so warrants plenty of respect. Reg Hollinshead's Bahamian Lad ran promisingly over course and distance first time out and has claims, along with Brian Meehan's Birkintastic, who has the benefit of having had two starts. Hieroglyph should be suited by the fast ground and could be of interest first time out but preference is for Errigal Lad, who gave every indication on his Redcar debut that he would benefit from that outing.

Formwatch

Almoutaz (USA) 10-1 (9-0) In touch, headway to lead 2f out, headed inside final furlong, one pace, 4th of 15, 2l behind Newly Elected (9-0) at Newbury 6f 2yo mdn (4) gd in Aug.

Bahamian Lad 18-1 (9-2) Chased leaders, effort over 2f out, not much room and switched right over 1f out, stayed on final furlong, 2nd of 13, 1 1/2l behind River Bounty (8-1) at Haydock 6f 2yo mdn auc (5) gf in Aug.

Birkintastic 14-1 (8-11) Pulled hard in touch, effort over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 10th of 17, 7l behind Edge of Gold (8-6) at Newmarket 6f 2yo aut (2) sft in Aug.

Errigal Lad 14-1 (9-3) Behind, ridden and headway over 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, 2nd of 13, 3/4l behind Legendary Guest (9-3) at Redcar 6f 2yo mdn auc (6) gd in Aug.

Fabreze Choisir colt, half-brother to several winners from 6f-1m.

Glorious Gift (IRE) 9-1 (9-3) Mid-division, ridden over 1f out, kept on under pressure final furlong, never troubled leaders, 4th of 13, 4l behind Moynahan (9-3) at York 6f 2yo mdn (2) gd in Aug.

Melwood Dreams 100-1 (8-12) Prominent 4f stands side, 12th of 16, 14l behind Crystany (8-12) at Ripon 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf.

Hieroglyph Green Desert filly out of 1m2f winner Mighty Isis.

Silk Gallery (USA) Kingmambo filly, half-sister to high-class 1m3f-1m4f winner Fantastic Love.

Sweet Mind Mind Games filly out of Cape Charlotte.