13:45 Newton Abbot

In Memory Of Lena Packman Maiden Hurdle (Class 4)

  • 12 Runners
  • Distance: 2m 5f 122y
  • Going: Good (Good to Firm in places)
  • Surface: Turf
  • £6,500 added
  • Winner: £4,224
  • 2nd: £1,240
  • 3rd: £620
  • 4th: £310
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 5m 11.40s
  • Off Time: 13:45:34
  • 12 Ran
Silk - BLACK, Orange Star
  • Form 4354-12
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-0

held up in mid-division in touch, headway to chase leader 4th, ridden to challenge 3 out, weakened before next, modest 3rd

Silk - Gold, Black hoops, Scarlet cap
  • Form PP-
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-0

chased leaders, mistake 3rd, ridden before halfway, soon lost place, behind when pulled up before last

Silk - Yellow and Royal Blue (quartered), White sleeves, Yellow armlets, Yellow cap
  • Form 099/49-P
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-0
  • Official Rating 67

tracked leaders, weakened quickly before 4 out, pulled up before next

Silk - Royal blue, white spots, royal blue sleeves, white cap, royal blue spots
  • Form 1PP634-
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-0

prominent, mistake 1st, lost place before 6th, behind from 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

Silk - Royal blue, red inverted triangle and sleeves, yellow cap
  • Form 7/09P
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-0

always behind, not fluent 2nd, never dangerous

Silk - BLACK, WHITE sleeves, YELLOW cap
  • Form 146-1
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-0

tracked leader, mistake 3rd, blundered next, soon lost place, mistake 5th, rallied 3 out, ridden to challenge next, kept on under pressure

Silk - Orange, Black disc, hooped sleeves, quartered cap
  • Form P1-31U3
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-0

mid-division, mistake 5th, headway to chase leaders before 3 out, weakened before next, modest 4th

Silk - Emerald Green, Emerald Green and Yellow hooped cap
  • Form 515P-5P
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-0
  • Official Rating 112

in touch, on outside, headway 4 out, soon ridden and weakened

Silk - Dark blue, gold sash, hooped sleeves, gold cap
  • Form 0/62-P
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-0

head up in rear, headway 6th, chased leaders 4 out, no impression

Silk - Dark Green, Yellow diamond, halved sleeves, White cap
  • Form 211-2P3
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-0

made all, not fluent 6th, hard driven when pressed approaching 2 out, stayed on strongly

Silk - White, black cross belts, chevrons on sleeves, black cap
  • Form F7P5
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-11

held up in rear, some headway before 4 out, never a factor

Silk - Yellow, Red diamond, hooped sleeves, Red cap
  • Form 2114-12
  • Age 7
  • Weight 10-7

towards rear, jumped left 1st, not fluent next, headway 4 out, soon chasing leaders, weakened next

  • Form 21-94U2
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-0
  • Official Rating 110


Previous results

In depth


Point-to-point winner RUDDY ARTICLE made a decent start over timber when third to Number One London and Paul Nicholl's charge can land this with normal progress. Only Gorgeous also ran well on his hurdling bow over these obstacles and Part And Parcel was not beaten far at Worcester earlier in the month. Mont Choisy landed a bumper at the same track and goes hurdling for the first time but Air Glider looks a bigger threat on his second in a maiden hurdle at Uttoxeter last time.


Air Glider (IRE) 15-8fav (11-0) Tracked leaders, lost place 5th, headway after 7th, challenged 3 out, led next, headed flat, held towards finish, 2nd of 10, 1 1/4l behind Oculist (11-0) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f mdn (4) gd in Jun.

Botney Bay (IRE) 4-1 (12-2) Mid div, mstk 4th, slw jmp 6out & rdn to hold tch, detchd 5out, no ex 3out, pu well bef 2out, at Stradbally 3m mdn gd in Apr.

Indiana Oscar 25-1 (10-0) In rear, jumped right at times, well beaten 4 out, pulled up after next, at Newton Abbot 2m 3f hcp (5) gs in May.

Indian Dancer (IRE) 4-1 (12-0) (cp) in tch to 13, 4th of 7, 17 1/2l behind Pasternak Jack (12-0) at Flete Park 3m gf in Apr.

Merry Mast (USA) 100-1 (11-0) Mid-division, not fluent 4th, weakened after 6th, mistake and tailed off next, pulled up after, at Newton Abbot 2m 6f mdn (4) gs in Jul.

Mont Choisy (FR) 10-11fav (11-0) Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden inside final furlong, led narrowly last 50 yards, just held on, won at Worcester 2m (6) gf in Jun beating Rollo's Reflection (11-0) by shd, 5 ran.

Part And Parcel (IRE) 20-1 (10-12) Chased leaders, mistake 2 out, mistake and kept on same pace from last, 3rd of 9, 5l behind Towering (11-5) at Worcester 2m 7f (4) gf in Jul.

Polo The Mumm (FR) 5-1 (11-7) Led 2-10; grad wknd aft 14; pu aft 3 out, at Littlewindsor 3m gs in May.

Quick N' Easy (IRE) 22-1 (11-0) Gave trouble before start, behind, not fluent 5th, soon well tailed off, pulled up before 7th, at Newton Abbot 2m 6f mdn (4) gs in Jul.

Ruddy Article (IRE) 10-3 (11-0) Led, jumped left, headed before 2 out, one pace in 3rd last, no extra flat, 3rd of 10, 8 1/4l behind Number One London (11-0) at Newton Abbot 2m 6f mdn (5) gd in Jun.

Sturmwind (GER) 80-1 (10-8) Towards rear, never threatened, 5th of 10, 37l behind Applesandpierres (10-12) at Worcester 2m 4f (4) gf in Jun.

Cecile De Volanges 5-2 (11-7) Held up & bhnd; prog 2 out; str run flat; just failed, 2nd of 13, 1/2l behind Bellflower Boy (12-0) at Bratton Down 4m 1f gd in May.

Only Gorgeous (IRE) 11-2 (11-0) Tracked winner, not fluent 6th, led before 2 out, not fluent and hurdle, ridden and edged right before last, soon headed, stayed on same pace flat, 2nd of 10, 2l behind Bells Of Ailsworth (11-0) at Newton Abbot 2m 6f mdn (4) gs in Jul.