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17:40 Thirsk

Project Management Scotland Ltd Handicap (Class 6)

  • 12 Runners
  • Distance: 1m
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf
  • £4,000 added
  • Winner: £2,727
  • 2nd: £805
  • 3rd: £403
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 1m 45.68s
  • Off Time: 17:41:12
  • 12 Ran
1(5)
Silk - Orange, black cross of lorraine, orange and grey diabolo on sleeves, orange and black striped cap
  • Form 64502-7
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-7
  • Official Rating 60

chased leaders, ridden and weakened 2f out

2(14)
Silk - White, Purple cap
3/1
  • Form 385-274
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-7
  • Official Rating 60

chased leaders, led over 3f out, headed over 2f out, no extra final furlong

3(11)
Silk - Light green, brown seams, light green sleeves, brown cap

Poolstock

13 h
6/1
  • Form 258-55D
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-7
  • Official Rating 60

led until over 5f out, effort over 2f out, soon weakened

4(6)
Silk - Purple, white chevrons, purple sleeves, white cap
33/1
  • Form 655-70
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-7
  • Official Rating 60

held up in rear, headway over 4f out, weakened over 1f out

5(7)
Silk - Red, black collar and cuffs, old gold cap

Shemay

46
16/1
  • Form 447
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-7
  • Official Rating 60

chased leaders until weakened over 3f out, eased

7(4)
Silk - Black, Red disc, Black and White check sleeves, White cap
  • Form 60167-9
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-5
  • Official Rating 58

slowly into stride, chased leaders, led over 2f out, soon hard ridden, stayed on well

8(9)
Silk - Dark green and pink (quartered), striped sleeves, dark green cap
  • Form 667
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-2
  • Official Rating 55

steadied start, held up in rear, headway over 2f out, never on terms

9(3)
Silk - BLACK, Orange Star
9/2
  • Form 336232
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-2
  • Official Rating 55

slowly into stride, mid-division, weakened over 2f out

10(13)
Silk - Yellow, purple and yellow halved sleeves, yellow and purple quartered cap

Mercury

17 b BF
16/1
  • Form 849-0
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-2
  • Official Rating 55

awkward start, led over 5f out, headed over 3f out, soon weakened and eased

11(1)
Silk - Black, red stripe, red sleeves, black armlets, red cap
  • Form 744373-
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-2
  • Official Rating 55

always behind

12(2)
Silk - Black and red stripes, hooped sleeves, quartered cap

Overlord

204
16/1
  • Form 7407-
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-2
  • Official Rating 55

behind, headway over 2f out, stayed on well closing stages, nearest finish

13(10)
Silk - Royal blue, yellow disc, royal blue sleeves, yellow spots, royal blue cap, yellow spots
6/1
  • Form 750-
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-1
  • Official Rating 54

mid-division, headway over 2f out, not clear run over 1f out, kept on well under pressure

6(12)
NR

My Mo (FR)

18 D
11/2
  • Form 224-321
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-7
  • Official Rating 60

Nonrunner

14(8)
NR
  • Form 826569-
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-0
  • Official Rating 53

Nonrunner

Previous results

In depth

Verdict

This has been run twice and a high draw has proved an advantage both times. Poolstock finished third at Wetherby but was demoted to fourth and he's yet to win in 11 starts. My Mo gained his first success at Kempton and looks to be improving so his earlier poor runs on Turf should be ignored. RED UNICO had been looking one-paced at Southwell but reverted to Turf with a very good run at Redcar last week where he attempted to make all but was caught on the line. He should get to the front quickly and though he's never raced on ground this soft he handles Fibresand so should have no problems. Racegoers here get a first glimpse of Timmy Murphy riding on the Flat though his mount Overlord hasn't shown much to date.

Formwatch

Upward Trend (IRE) 10-1 (8-12) In rear, pushed along over 2f out, no impression, last of 7, 11l behind Peterhouse (9-7) at Beverley 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Apr.

Sands Chorus 8-1 (9-4) Raced keenly, tracked leaders, went 2nd 4f out, ridden over 2f out, soon lost place, no impression with front pair over 1f out, lost 3rd inside final furlong, 4th of 8, 7l behind Hubertas (9-0) at Nottingham 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Apr.

Poolstock 9-2 (9-6) Pulled hard, prominent, led after 1f, hard ridden over 1f out, headed and edged left inside final furlong, lost 2nd close home, in a race won by Snappy Guest (9-7) at Wetherby 1m 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) gd in Apr, 10 ran.

Cool Beans 33-1 (8-8) Mid-division, struggling in rear over 4f out, soon well behind, 10th of 11, 31l behind Peace Prize (8-13) at Nottingham 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) sft in Apr.

Shemay 28-1 (9-0) Behind, never dangerous, 7th of 10, 10l behind Maxwell (9-5) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f 3yo mdn stks (5) in Mar.

Secret Lightning (FR) 11-2 (9-7) Tracked leaders on outside, ridden and hanging left 3f out, soon beaten, 9th of 10, 15l behind Snappy Guest (9-7) at Wetherby 1m 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) gd in Apr.

Miningrocks (FR) 100-1 (9-5) Keen in rear, ridden 2f out, not trouble leaders, last of 7, 12l behind Goring (9-5) at Beverley 1m 3yo mdn aut (5) gf in Apr.

Red Unico (IRE) 7-1 (9-1) Led narrowly, ridden inside final 2f, stayed on when hard pressed inside final furlong, headed narrowly towards finish, 2nd of 13, hd behind Rosie Crowe (9-1) at Redcar 1m 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Apr.

Mercury 7-2fav (9-3) Slowly into stride, behind, well adrift final 2f, last of 13, 40l behind Anneani (8-7) at Catterick 7f 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Apr.

Lord of Words (IRE) 10-1 (8-11) Mid-division, reminders halfway, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on in 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 12, 7l behind Ventura Shadow (9-0) at Redcar 7f 2yo clm (6) sft in Oct.

Overlord 15-2 (9-2) Mid-division, driven over 2f out, kept on same pace under pressure from over 1f out, never near leaders, 7th of 12, 10l behind Three Gracez (8-13) at Wolverhampton 7f 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) in Oct.

Stoneboat Bill 66-1 (9-2) Towards rear, never dangerous, 10th of 13, 25l behind Puissant (9-5) at Redcar 1m 2yo mdn (5) gs in Oct.

My Mo (FR) 8-1 (9-2) Made all, ridden over 1f out, kept on well (hand timed), won at Kempton 1m hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Apr beating Courier (9-0) by 1 3/4l, 14 ran.

Diamond Runner (IRE) 25-1 (8-10) Behind, ridden over 2f out, never dangerous, 9th of 13, 12l behind Duc de Seville (9-1) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f 2yo hcp 0-60 (6) in Dec.