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16:20 Taunton 21 Feb 2017

Weatherbys Cheltenham Festival Betting Guide Handicap Hurdle (Class 2) (4YO plus)

Winner £11,574 - 10 ran

2m 104y

Good (Good to Soft in places)

5
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
White, royal blue epaulets, white sleeves, red spots, royal blue cap (Done, Ferguson, Mason & Wood)

3. Tommy Silver (FR)

chased leading pair on inside, went 2nd 5th until after 3 out, 2nd again before 2 out, upsides last, led run-in, stayed on well

7/2 2Fav 5 11-4 134 Stan Sheppard (5)P F Nicholls
2 1
Pink, large purple spots, hooped sleeves (Chris Giles)

2. Bertimont (FR)

in touch, headway on outside chasing leaders 4th, slightly impeded 3 out, 2nd after 3 out, led going well before 2 out, joined when hit last, headed run-in, kept on

4/1 7 11-10 t 135 Harry SkeltonD Skelton
3 4
White, large black spots, black cap (Elite Racing Club)

4. Top Tug (IRE)

took keen hold, in touch, headway chasing leaders after 3 out out, went 3rd 2 out, kept on same pace

3/1 Fav 6 11-5 130 Wayne HutchinsonA King
4
Royal blue and yellow (quartered), striped sleeves and cap (John L Marriott & Albert L Marriott)

10. Star Foot (IRE)

chased leaders, lost place and towards rear 4th, rallied chasing leaders after 3 out, 4th between last two, no impression

16/1 6 10-1 112 N P MaddenMiss J S Davis
5 6
Emerald green, yellow chevron and sleeves, red cap (Ann & Alan Potts)

1. Sizing Granite (IRE)

in touch, headway on inside chasing leaders 4th, outpaced after 3 out, plugged on but never on terms after

5/1 9 11-12 t1 137 T J O'BrienC L Tizzard
6
Emerald green, black star (D Bishop, C Bowkley & M Parker)

9. Bobble Emerald (IRE)

took keen hold, raced wide, tracked leader, led before 3rd, went left 3 out, headed before 2 out, weakened rapidly

11/1 9 10-8 p 119 A TinklerM Keighley
7
Red, white sash, emerald green sleeves, emerald green and red check cap (Mr N W Lake)

6. Workbench (FR)

held up in rear, struggling in 7th after 3 out, never on terms

20/1 9 10-10 t 124 Bridget Andrews (3)D Skelton
8 15
Royal blue, pink hoop (Mr & Mrs William Rucker)

7. Mr Kit Cat

chased leaders, weakened 3 out, tailed off

10/1 7 10-11 122 Adam WedgeEvan Williams
9 10
Red, yellow sash, striped sleeves and star on cap (Mr W Clifford)

8. Whipcord (IRE)

jumped left, led until before 3rd, chased leader until jumped slowly 5th, weakened 6th, tailed off

25/1 6 10-8 t 119 Brendan PowellJohnny Farrelly
PU
Royal blue and yellow (quartered), royal blue sleeves, yellow spots, royal blue cap (Donlon & Doyle)

5. Work In Progress (IRE)

last pair, tailed off 3 out, pulled up before next

16/1 7 11-4 129 Ian PophamD Skelton

Off Time: 16:20:16

Winning Time: 4m 5.85s

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2017 09:56:55

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1

chased leading pair on inside, went 2nd 5th until after 3 out, 2nd again before 2 out, upsides last, led run-in, stayed on well

7/2 2Fav 5 11-4 Stan Sheppard (5) 134
11/23 17 Mar 2017 Che 20½F Gd  Cl2 CondHcpHdl £40,664 (J) to Champagne Classic (20L)   20/1 511-5 Stan Sheppard 140
Won/9 16 Apr 2017 Plu 16F GF  Cl2 HcpHdl £21,896 (J) bt Song Light (9L)   10/3 Fav 511-12 Stan Sheppard 137
6/16 22 Apr 2017 Ayr 16F GS  Cl1 HcpHdlGd2 £59,798 (J) to Chesterfield (4½L)   7/1 510-11 Stan Sheppard 142
2/5 14 Nov 2017 Wor 16½F GS  Cl3 NovCh £6,330 (J) to Optimus Prime (nk)   4/6 Fav 511-1 H Cobden 146
Won/4 20 Nov 2017 Les 16F GF  Cl3 Ch £7,596 (J) bt Cultivator (3½L)   2/5 Fav 511-2 H Cobden 146
2/4 02 Dec 2017 Ban 17½F Sft  Cl3 NovCh £6,256 (J) to Testify (1½L)   4/5 Fav 511-4 Stan Sheppard 144
2 1

in touch, headway on outside chasing leaders 4th, slightly impeded 3 out, 2nd after 3 out, led going well before 2 out, joined when hit last, headed run-in, kept on

4/1 7 11-10 t Harry Skelton 135
15/25 17 Mar 2017 Che 17F Gd  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £54,102 (J) to Arctic Fire (14L)   50/1 710-7 Bridget Andrews 139
12/16 22 Apr 2017 Ayr 16F GS  Cl1 HcpHdlGd2 £59,798 (J) to Chesterfield (9½L)   18/1 710-5 P J Brennan 136
9/10 18 Feb 2018 Mar 16½F Sft  Cl3 HcpHdl £12,996 (J) to Solomon Grey (64L)   16/1 812-0 Bridget Andrews 132
7/9 22 Mar 2018 Lud 16F Sft  Cl3 HcpHdl £7,863 (J) to Flashing Glance (28L)   12/1 811-12 Bridget Andrews 127
8/15 18 Apr 2018 Che 17F Gd  Cl3 AmCondHcpHdl £9,747 (J) to Magic Dancer (16¼L)   16/1 811-0 Bridget Andrews 127
3/8 13 May 2018 Lud 16F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,953 (J) to Leoncavallo (18L)   4/1 811-4 Harry Skelton 125
3 4

took keen hold, in touch, headway chasing leaders after 3 out out, went 3rd 2 out, kept on same pace

3/1 Fav 6 11-5 Wayne Hutchinson 130
11/19 18 Mar 2017 Kmp 21F Gd  Cl2 HcpHdl £20,645 (J) to Brio Conti (21L)   10/1 611-7 Wayne Hutchinson 130
2/12 07 May 2017 Nmk 12F GF  Cl2 Hcp £31,125 (F) to Frontiersman (2½L)   25/1 69-7 A Kirby 98
Won/11 27 May 2017 Gwo 14F GF  Cl2 Hcp £16,172 (F) bt High Secret (1¾L)   10/3 Fav 69-4 Andrea Atzeni 100
4/19 23 Jun 2017 Asc 12F GF  Cl2 Hcp £49,800 (F) to Rare Rhythm (3½L)   8/1 69-10 P J Smullen 105
14/19 26 Aug 2017 Yor 14F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £177,412 (F) to Nakeeta (24L)   12/1 69-7 M Harley 105
2/9 30 Oct 2017 Les 12F GS  Cl2 Hcp £18,903 (F) to Dance The Dream (1½L)   6/1 69-10 M Dwyer 105
4

chased leaders, lost place and towards rear 4th, rallied chasing leaders after 3 out, 4th between last two, no impression

16/1 6 10-1 N P Madden 112
2/9 17 Mar 2017 Fkn 16F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £9,097 (J) to Highland Fling (1¾L)   7/2 J2Fav 610-12 S Bowen 111
2/7 01 Apr 2017 Str 16½F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,498 (J) to St Saviour (8L)   11/4 2Fav 610-11 R Johnson 115
Won/11 12 May 2017 Mar 16½F Gd  Cl4 HcpHdl £4,874 (J) bt Jodies Jem (1¾L)   4/1 611-12 T J O'Brien 115
Won/5 02 Jun 2017 Mar 18½F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,498 (J) bt Domtaline (2L)   9/4 2Fav 611-11 T J O'Brien 120
5/10 22 Jul 2017 Mar 16½F Gd  Cl1 HcpHdlList £19,932 (J) to John Constable (7¼L)   5/1 2Fav 610-0 S Bowen 124
8/9 23 Aug 2017 Wor 20F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £5,697 (J) to Mile House (65L)   5/1 2Fav 611-6 T J O'Brien 122
5 6

in touch, headway on inside chasing leaders 4th, outpaced after 3 out, plugged on but never on terms after

5/1 9 11-12 t1 T J O'Brien 137
PU/10 15 Mar 2017 Che 16F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £208,300 (J) to Special Tiara  50/1 911-10 T J O'Brien 154
5/9 30 Mar 2017 Tau 16½F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £5,697 (J) to Valhalla (14¾L)   10/1 911-9 R M Power 132
Won/14 26 Apr 2017 Pun 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 HcpCh €59,000 (J) bt Viconte Du Noyer (5L)   14/1 911-1 R M Power 146
PU/9 15 Oct 2017 Chp 19½F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £22,155 (J) to Romain De Senam  14/1 911-11 B J Cooper 157
PU/9 25 Nov 2017 Asc 21F GS  Cl1 ChGd2 £39,865 (J) to Top Notch  33/1 911-5 R T Dunne 155
Won/7 23 Mar 2018 Nbu 16½F Sft  Cl2 HcpHdl £9,747 (J) bt Early Du Lemo (3½L)   7/1 1011-9 H Cobden 132
6

took keen hold, raced wide, tracked leader, led before 3rd, went left 3 out, headed before 2 out, weakened rapidly

11/1 9 10-8 p A Tinkler 119
3/7 01 Apr 2017 Str 16½F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,498 (J) to St Saviour (29L)   13/2 910-13 A Tinkler 117
3/8 17 Aug 2017 Fon 19F GF  Cl4 HcpHdl £3,249 (J) to Get Home Now (28L)   5/1 911-11 R Johnson 116
7/9 12 Sep 2017 Wor 16F Gd  Cl4 HcpHdl £3,899 (J) to Hallings Comet (20L)   16/1 911-7 A Tinkler 115
Won/10 03 Oct 2017 Sth 20½F Gd  Cl4 HcpHdlDiv1 £3,574 (J) bt Reckless Behavior (6L)   6/1 911-12 A Tinkler 110
Won/14 27 Oct 2017 Che 16½F Gd  Cl3 CondHcpHdl £6,256 (J) bt Man Of Plenty (2L)   33/1 911-3 Harry Stock 120
PU/8 27 Jan 2019 Sdg 17F Sft  Cl4 HcpHdl £4,094 (J) to Ninepointsixthree  20/1 1112-5 L P Aspell 122
7

held up in rear, struggling in 7th after 3 out, never on terms

20/1 9 10-10 t Bridget Andrews (3) 124
6/6 04 Mar 2017 Don 16½F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £18,768 (J) to San Benedeto (88L)   12/1 911-1 Ian Popham 134
7/9 13 Mar 2017 Str 16½F Sft  Cl3 HcpHdl £9,495 (J) to Midnight Maestro (17¾L)   33/1 911-2 P J Brennan 120
2/4 23 Mar 2017 Lud 16F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £12,512 (J) to Speredek (11L)   8/1 910-10 Harry Skelton 131
3/5 17 Apr 2017 Hun 20F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £9,384 (J) to Sir Note (27L)   7/1 911-5 Harry Skelton 128
4/7 16 May 2017 Sth 20½F Gd  Cl4 HcpHdl £3,899 (J) to The Tailgater (8L)   8/1 911-8 Mr S Davies-Thomas 116
5/8 03 Aug 2017 Str 16½F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,498 (J) to Comanche Chieftain (21L)   10/1 911-3 Harry Skelton 116
8 15

chased leaders, weakened 3 out, tailed off

10/1 7 10-11 Adam Wedge 122
F/9 30 Mar 2017 Tau 16½F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £5,697 (J) to Valhalla  16/1 710-11 Adam Wedge 120
2/5 11 May 2017 Wor 16F GF  Cl4 HcpHdl £3,379 (J) to Cobra De Mai (3½L)   5/1 711-12 Adam Wedge 117
6/6 30 May 2017 New 18½F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,646 (J) to Doubly Clever (23L)   11/2 711-6 Adam Wedge 119
4/6 18 Jul 2017 Wor 16½F Gd  Cl4 NovHcpCh £3,899 (J) to Adrrastos (28L)   7/1 711-9 Adam Wedge 117
2/6 02 Sep 2017 New 16½F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £12,660 (J) to Theo (21L)   9/1 711-3 L P Aspell 114
4/5 29 Sep 2017 Wor 16½F GS  Cl4 HcpCh £4,159 (J) to Little Pop (7½L)   5/1 711-4 Adam Wedge 111
9 10

jumped left, led until before 3rd, chased leader until jumped slowly 5th, weakened 6th, tailed off

25/1 6 10-8 t Brendan Powell 119
6/6 25 Mar 2017 Str 22F GS  Cl4 HcpHdl £6,330 (J) to Like The Sound (48L)   10/1 611-7 Brendan Powell 115
PU/14 22 Jun 2017 Ffl 16F Gd  Cl4 HcpHdl £3,899 (J) to Prussian Eagle  14/1 611-12 Brendan Powell 110
9/10 01 Aug 2017 Wor 20F Gd  Cl4 NovHcpHdl £3,379 (J) to State The Obvious (59L)   25/1 611-11 Brendan Powell 107
F/9 24 Aug 2017 Fon 21½F GF  Cl5 NovHcpCh £2,859 (J) to Hardtorock  6/1 612-5 Brendan Powell 102
PU

last pair, tailed off 3 out, pulled up before next

16/1 7 11-4 Ian Popham 129
Won/3 05 May 2017 Fon 19F GF  Cl3 HcpHdl £5,458 (J) to Work In Progress  11/8 2Fav 711-12 Harry Skelton 124
5/15 21 May 2017 Mar 20½F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £12,996 (J) to Sandymount (6¾L)   8/1 711-9 Harry Skelton 127
Won/4 23 Jun 2017 Mar 19F Gd  Cl4 NovCh £3,899 (J) bt Brian Boranha (13L)   6/4 Fav 710-12 Harry Skelton 130
Won/5 09 Jul 2017 Mar 19F Gd  Cl4 NovCh £4,549 (J) bt Magie Du Ma (34L)   8/11 Fav 711-10 Harry Skelton 134
Won/4 30 Jul 2017 Utt 20F Sft  Cl3 NovCh £6,330 (J) bt Solatentif (3½L)   6/5 2Fav 712-0 Harry Skelton 140
U/13 30 Sep 2017 Mar 21½F GS  Cl1 HcpChList £28,475 (J) to Ballybolley  4/1 Fav 711-6 Harry Skelton 140
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Tommy Silver 1st Workbench 7th
Star Foot 4th Work In Progress PU
Mr Kit Cat 8th
Whipcord 9th
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £4.70
Tote Win £4.00 (3)
Tote Place £1.70 (3) , £1.70 (2) , £1.30 (4)
Tote Swinger £3.50 (3, 2) , £2.60 (2, 4) , £2.90 (3, 4)
Tote Exacta £18.00 (3, 2)
Tote Trifecta £41.70 (3, 2, 4)
CSF £19.30 (3, 2)
Tricast £48.03 (3, 2, 4)