Racecards

14:05 Worcester

Cannons Health Club Four Years Old Novices' Hurdle (Class E)

  • 12 Runners
  • Distance: 2m
  • Going: Good, Good to Firm in places
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Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 3m 52.40s
  • 12 Ran
1
Silk - Dark Blue, Yellow hoop, diamonds on sleeves, Yellow cap, Dark Blue diamond
5/4
  • Form 36520-
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-12

held up in touch, steady headway approaching 6th, ridden approaching 2 out, led soon after, driven out

2
Silk - Dark Green, Maroon star, Maroon cap
  • Form 0-
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-12

mid-division, ridden and weakened 3 out

3
Silk - Red, White hoop, Red sleeves, White stars, quartered cap
  • Form P0645U-
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-12

tracked leaders until ridden and weakened 5th

4
Silk - MAROON and RED check, RED sleeves and cap
33/1
  • Form 500-
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-12

prominent, ridden 5th, soon weakened

5
Silk - MAUVE and PURPLE diabolo, PURPLE sleeves, MAUVE armlets and diamond on PURPLE cap
  • Form 65-
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-12

prominent, ridden after 5th, no impression

6
Silk - White, Royal Blue stars, Royal Blue sleeves, White armlets, Royal Blue cap
  • Form C-
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-12

always prominent, ridden to lead approaching 3out, headed approaching next, hampered, kept on one pace

7
Silk - Yellow, Red triple diamond, Yellow sleeves, Red stars, Red cap
  • Form 3-0
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-12

held up rear, ridden approaching 3 out, stayed on one pace

8
Silk - Dark Blue, White spots, Pink cap
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-12

held up rear and keen, headway after 5th, led approaching 2 out, pecked, soon headed, not recover

9
Silk - Purple, Red chevrons, Purple sleeves, Red cap
8/1
  • Form 6-
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-12

led, driven approaching 3 out, soon weakened

10
Silk - Purple, Orange chevrons, hooped sleeves, Purple cap, Orange star
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-12

held up rear and keen, mistake 4th, weakend next, soon well behind, pulled up before 3 out

11
Silk - Grey, Light Blue sleeves and cap
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-12

held up rear and keen, some headway after 5th, ridden 3 out, weakened approaching last

12
Silk - RED and ROYAL BLUE diamonds, EMERALD GREEN and RED striped sleeves, RED cap, EMERALD GREEN diamond

Lilac

8
50/1
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-7

in touch, headway approaching 4th, ridden and weakened 3 out

In depth

Verdict

Not a race that will take much winning and the vote goes to Royal Prodigy to make a winning debut over timber at the main expense of Allude and Teorban. The Martin Pipe-trained gelding was disappointing on his latest start on the level when hanging badly in the closing stages to suggest there was something amiss. However, the four-year-old had shown a respectable level of form previously, which marks him as the one to beat in an ordinary event. Allude has had plenty of chances over timber and is beginning to look exposed. Charlie Mann's charge could prove vulnerable to an above average newcomer while Teorban shaped with some ability on his sole start over timber to date but looks booked for minor honours on this occasion.