Market Rasen

  • 14:45 Fussey Engineering Novices' Hurdle2m 4f 139y

  • Winner £3,249 2nd £954 3rd £477 4th £238
  • Going: Good (Good to Soft in places)
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 5m 15.90s
  • Off time: 14:45:47
14:45 Market Rasen Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Blue Comet 8/11

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Sky Bet
1 123 Yellow, dark blue disc, yellow and emerald green diabolo on sleeves, emerald green cap, yellow diamond Mister Showman 32
4 11-1 t D Skelton Harry Skelton 119 1001
2 9/444-33 Purple, Pink stars, Mauve sleeves, Pink stars, Purple cap, Pink star Blue Comet 16
6 10-12 t F O'Brien P J Brennan 114 1001
3 P411- Red and Black (quartered), diamonds on sleeves Pop The Champers (IRE) 90
6 10-12 N Kent A Tinkler 1001
4 7456- Dark Green, Yellow hoop and armlets, Black cap Ebony Rose 261
5 10-5 h S Corbett James Corbett (7) 1001

Verdict

MISTER SHOWMAN hasn’t built on his debut hurdle win at Towcester and is not certain to appreciate the step up in trip, but he does at least have winning form and can take a weak looking contest. Blue Comet has been well beaten at a similar level on each of his last four outings and doesn’t look like a horse on the brink of improvement. Winning point-to-pointer Pop The Champers is of some interest on his hurdling debut, but Ebony Rose will have to step up considerably on the form she showed in bumpers to be competitive here.