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19:30 Stratford

Jenkinsons Caterers Handicap Hurdle (Class 4)

  • 4 Runners
  • Distance: 2m 70y
  • Going: Good (Good to Firm in places , Watered)
  • Surface: Turf
  • £5,000 added
  • Winner: £3,249
  • 2nd: £954
  • 3rd: £477
  • 4th: £238
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 3m 48.35s
  • Off Time: 19:30:21
  • 4 Ran
1st
Silk -
1
Silk - Yellow, Red hoops, Yellow sleeves, check cap
5/1
  • Form 45P/1P-5
  • Age 12
  • Weight 11-12
  • Official Rating 120

tracked leaders in 3rd until ridden and outpaced after 2 out, kept on to regain 3rd place close home, no impression

4
Silk - Yellow, orange hoops, yellow sleeves, orange cap

Zarawi (IRE)

21 p D
2/1
  • Form 004-171
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 115

in rear and in touch, went 3rd before last, kept on and lost 3rd place close home

5
Silk - Yellow, Royal Blue seams, Grey sleeves, Royal Blue seams, Royal Blue cap
15/2
  • Form 2/3445-1
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-2
  • Official Rating 110

tracked leader, challenged on bit before last, ridden run-in, not quicken

6
Silk - Black, light blue and black halved sleeves, light blue cap
11/10
  • Form 5581P-3
  • Age 8
  • Weight 10-8
  • Official Rating 102

made all, pushed along after 2 out, kept on gamely run-in

2
NR
11/4
  • Form 2252-41
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-11
  • Official Rating 119

Nonrunner

3
NR
8/1
  • Form 331430/
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-9
  • Official Rating 117

Nonrunner

Previous results

In depth

Verdict

Kings Bayonet hasn't run over hurdles for some time but has been performing reasonably in good company on the Flat. Bigindie was making his handicap debut when scoring very easily at Southwell but is 9lb higher now and upped in grade. Richard Johnson steered Zarawi to an easy victory at Fontwell but a 10lb rise in the weights may prove too much as VIVACISSIMO can come out on top. Dan Skelton's charge looks well handicapped over timber and though disappointing at Southwell may have found the longer trip and soft ground against him. Prince Khurram landed a Sedgefield maiden in good style and isn't out of this.

Formwatch

Alwaystheoptimist 50-1 (10-2) Always towards rear, 5th of 15, 19l behind Roman Flight (11-4) at Stratford 2m hcp hdl (2) gd in May.

Zarawi (IRE) 9-4 (11-12) Held up in last, not much room 2nd, headway when hampered 6th, led after 2 out, clear flat, stayed on well, won at Fontwell 2m 2f nov hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gd beating Green And White (11-7) by 9l, 7 ran.

Prince Khurram 13-8 (10-11) Tracked leader, led from 3rd, made rest, ridden before last, kept on well run-in, won at Sedgefield 2m 1f cond mdn hdle (5) gf in Apr beating Larmor (10-7) by 3 1/2l, 8 ran.

Vivacissimo (IRE) 6-4fav (11-1) Took keen hold, held up in touch, headway tracking leaders going well before 2 out, disputing 2nd 2 out, ridden and one pace between last 2, 3rd of 9, 9l behind Ebazan (11-3) at Southwell 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gs.

Bigindie (IRE) 15-2 (11-3) Towards rear, headway 4 out, went 3rd before 2 out, soon led, ridden before last, kept on well run-in, won at Southwell 2m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gd beating Vosne Romanee (11-11) by 7l, 7 ran.

Kings Bayonet 8-1 (11-4) Mid-division, headway after 3 out to chase leaders, weakened before last, 13th of 14, 47l behind Generous Ransom (11-3) at Wincanton 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gs in Apr '14.