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17:10 Musselburgh

Royal Scots Club Handicap (Class 4)

  • 9 Runners
  • Distance: 1m 6f
  • Going: Good (Straight Course: Good to Soft, Good in places)
  • Surface: Turf
  • £8,000 added
  • Winner: £5,181
  • 2nd: £1,542
  • 3rd: £770
  • 4th: £385
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 3m 2.76s
  • Off Time: 17:10:40
  • 9 Ran
1(5)
  • Form: 326219
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 10-0
  • Official Rating: 75
  • Trainer: M Johnston
  • Jockey: Greg Fairley

2(1)
15/2
  • Form: 5-66094
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 9-11
  • Official Rating: 72
  • Trainer: R A Fahey
  • Jockey: P Hanagan

3(9)
14/1
  • Form: 115-945
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 9-10
  • Official Rating: 71
  • Trainer: V P Donoghue
  • Jockey: T Eaves

4(2)
  • Form: 132354
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 9-9
  • Official Rating: 70
  • Trainer: J S Goldie
  • Jockey: Paul Norton

5(4)
  • Form: 72-212
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-7
  • Official Rating: 78
  • Trainer: G A Swinbank
  • Jockey: P McDonald

6(8)
9/2
  • Form: 136-116
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-4
  • Official Rating: 65
  • Trainer: P D Niven
  • Jockey: D Allan

7(7)
3/1
  • Form: 666-941
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 8-13
  • Official Rating: 60
  • Trainer: A C Whillans
  • Jockey: I J Brennan

8(6)
  • Form: 4383
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 8-13
  • Official Rating: 60
  • Trainer: A G Foster
  • Jockey: Lee Newman

9(3)
40/1
  • Form: 8485
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 8-11
  • Official Rating: 58
  • Trainer: P Monteith
  • Jockey: J P Sullivan

Previous results

In depth

Verdict

Bumper winner LADY BLUESKY got off the mark under flat rules last time when tried at this trip for the first time and given that was a comprehensive victory she can follow up. Fourth Generation is on form but was well held in second off this mark last time. That said Alan Swinbank's runner has scope for more so it would be dangerous to rule him out. Chookie Hamilton looks well treated on hold form and now with three runs this season should be cherry ripe while Beat The Shower has a clear chance off a winning rating if you can overlook his latest effort. A tight race but Lady Bluesky was winning well last time.

Formwatch

Act Of Kalanisi (IRE) 9-1 (9-11) Chased leaders, ridden and not much room over 1f out, no impression, 9th of 13, 9l behind Regal Park (9-0) at Goodwood 2m hcp 0-85 (4) sft.

Amanda Carter 10-1 (9-7) Mid-division, lost place over 5f out, pushed along over 3f out, stayed on inside final furlong to take 4th close home, no danger, 4th of 8, 6l behind Music Of The Moor (9-0) at Haydock 1m 4f hcp 0-85 (4) sft.

Chookie Hamilton 20-1 (9-7) Pulled hard in rear, headway over 2f out, soon hard ridden and chasing leaders, weakened inside final furlong, 5th of 13, 4l behind Royal Trooper (9-6) at Hamilton 1m 5f hcp 0-80 (4) gs.

Forrest Flyer (IRE) 8-1 (8-11) Held up in rear, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, 4th of 6, 4 1/2l behind Descaro (8-2) at Ayr 2m 1f hcp 0-85 (4) gd.

Fourth Generation (IRE) 7-1 (8-9) Always prominent, led over 2f out, headed approaching final furlong, soon outpaced, 2nd of 7, 6l behind Wild Rose (8-13) at Kempton 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-100 (2) pol in Aug.

Beat The Shower 7-1 (8-9) Mid-division, pushed along 5f out, ridden and headway 2f out, weakened and eased inside final furlong, 6th of 15, 9l behind Simonside (9-0) at York 2m hcp 0-85 (4) gf.

Lady Bluesky 7-4fav (9-2) Tracked leaders, headway to lead 3f out, ridden over 2f out, soon hard pressed, stayed on well to go clear inside final furlong, won at Musselburgh 1m 4f hcp 0-65 (6) gd beating Tilos Gem (9-7) by 3l, 10 ran.

La Bacouetteuse (FR) 10-1 (9-12) Towards rear of mid-division, effort to chase leaders over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, stayed on to go 3rd well inside final furlong, no chance with leading pair, 3rd of 10, 10l behind Lady Bluesky (9-2) at Musselburgh 1m 4f hcp 0-65 (6) gd.

Corky Dancer 10-1 (9-0) Held up in touch, lost place 8f out, behind 4f out, soon ridden, stayed on from over 1f out, never near leaders, 5th of 8, 14l behind Cat O' Nine Tails (9-6) at Musselburgh 1m 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gd.