Stratford

  • 13:00 Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber Of Commerce Novices' Handicap Hurdle 2m 2f 148y

  • Winner £3,509 2nd £1,030 3rd £515 4th £350
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 35.10s
  • Off time: 13:00:14
13:00 Stratford Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Petrucci (IRE) 6/1
2nd Sackfullofdreams (IRE) 28/1
3rd Chasing Headlights (IRE) 12/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 43-1383 Light Blue, Pink chevrons, Light Blue sleeves, Light Blue cap, Pink star Blue N Yellow (IRE) 23
Distance Winner
6 12-0 T R George J J Burke 102 3/14.00
2 3596-16 Red, emerald green hoop, white sleeves and cap Kiruna Peak (IRE) 15
5 11-12 p1 F O'Brien P J Brennan 100 16/117.00
3 3664-5 Dark blue, pink star, dark blue sleeves, pink spots, dark blue cap, pink stars Emily Webb 107
4 11-8 A M Hales Harry Bannister 98 28/129.00
4 226B7-5 White, emerald green sleeves, orange armlets and diamonds on emerald green cap Head Lad (FR) 36
6 11-5 b1 Jonjo O'Neill R Johnson 93 3/14.00
5 575330/ Grey, White seams, Grey sleeves and cap Petrucci (IRE) 489
7 11-0 t D J Jeffreys Thomas Bellamy 88 6/17.00
6 7357 Light blue and dark blue stripes, dark blue sleeves, light blue spots, light blue and dark blue hooped cap Caracas 9
5 10-7 p Kevin Frost B S Hughes 81 8/19.00
7 P7P/P0P- Black, large White spots, Black sleeves, White spots, Black cap, White star Sackfullofdreams (IRE) 356
6 10-4 t Dave Roberts Lee Edwards 78 28/129.00
8 493-5P0 Cherry, eau de nil hoop and sleeves, cherry and white quartered cap Oenophile (GER) 8
4 10-0 p T R Gretton David Noonan 75 80/181.00
9 5U44-09 White and Light Green check, White sleeves, hooped cap Robin De Broome (IRE) 76
7 10-0 Olly Murphy Aidan Coleman 70 9/25.50
10 P777-74 Black, yellow hoop, black sleeves, yellow stars Chasing Headlights (IRE) 78
7 10-0 v1 Alexandra Dunn Adam Wedge 66 12/113.00

Verdict

Second here and at Chepstow last autumn, HEAD LAD has disappointed since but he’s slipped down the weights and the booking of the champion catches the eye for Jonjo O’Neill’s charge. Blue N Yellow has placed twice over longer trips since scoring at Exeter in May but seems stuck on his current mark. The fact that Caracas is 0-26 in career starts if off-putting but he stayed 1m6f on the all-weather so this sort of trip should suit. He’s not the most resolute but has shown some ability over timber. Kiruna Peak is still 5lb higher than when scoring over 2m at Huntingdon in May.