Newbury

  • 16:45 Betfair Ready? Bumper 2m 69y

  • Winner £11,390 2nd £4,274 3rd £2,140 4th £1,066
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 2.70s
  • Off time: 16:45:28
16:45 Newbury Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Daphne Du Clos (FR) 15/8
2nd Western Ryder (IRE) 4/1
3rd Dans Le Vent (FR) 33/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey Sky Bet
1 121 White, black and white halved sleeves Western Ryder (IRE) 57
Distance Winner
5 11-7 W Greatrex G Sheehan 1001
2 1 Beige and Black stripes, Black and Red hooped sleeves, Beige and Black hooped cap Infinite Sun 86
6 11-3 F O'Brien P J Brennan 1001
3 1 Emerald green, purple stars, striped sleeves and stars on cap Kayf Mariner 64
5 11-3 A King Wayne Hutchinson 1001
4 51 Royal Blue, White striped sleeves Marten (FR) 42
Distance Winner
5 11-3 B Pauling David Bass 1001
5 1 Yellow, Red diamond, chevrons on sleeves, Red cap The Welsh Paddies (IRE) 73
Distance Winner
5 11-3 Paul Morgan T J O'Brien 1001
6 5 Light blue, black sleeves, red seams, red and black quartered cap Cosmo's Moon (IRE) 34
4 10-7 R P McNamara D F O'Regan 1001
7 1 Yellow and orange diamonds, white sleeves Dans Le Vent (FR) 129
4 10-7 Jamie Snowden Aidan Coleman 1001
8 33 Royal blue, yellow chevrons, royal blue sleeves, yellow stars, royal blue cap, yellow star Dynamite Dollars (FR) 41
4 10-7 P F Nicholls Sam Twiston-Davies 1001
9 332 Dark Blue, White star, hooped sleeves, White cap Nelson's Touch 41
4 10-7 D J Coakley Adrian Heskin 1001
11 12 Red, pink hoop and armlets Daphne Du Clos (FR) 41
4 10-0 N J Henderson S Bowen 1001
Non runners
101Point Of Principle (IRE)410-7Tim VaughanJ E Moore

Verdict

Ballyandy, who runs earlier on the card, won this last year en route to victory in the Champion Bumper at Cheltenham and other recent winners include the smart Barter’s Hill and Shutthefrontdoor, who went on to win the Irish Grand National. Daphne Du Clos was only beaten a head in a Listed race at Cheltenham on his UK debut but four-year-olds have a terrible record in this so we’ll also pass over Dynamite Dollars and Point Of Principle. Western Ryder is the only one of these to have won more than once so he has 4lb extra to carry and that may have opened the door for KAYF MARINER. Though running green on debut at Bangor, he still beat the odds-on Kildisart with any amount in hand and the first two pulled well clear. Infinite Sun beat Western Ryder on debut at Market Rasen in November but there shouldn’t be much between that pair on today’s revised terms.