Today's racecards

Ayr

  • 16:35 Fly Ryanair Handicap Chase2m

  • Winner £7,798 2nd £2,290 3rd £1,145 4th £572
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 19.50s
  • Off time: 16:35:39
16:35 Ayr Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Wilde Pastures (IRE) 11/8
2nd Bocciani (GER) 5/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 432016 Dark Blue, Dark Blue and Orange check sleeves Bocciani (GER) 28
Nag meDistance Winner
8 11-12 p B Ellison Harry Haynes 128 5/16.00
2 93-2311 Dark Blue, White chevron, Dark Blue sleeves, White stars, Dark Blue cap, White star Wilde Pastures (IRE) 18
Nag meDistance Winner
8 11-8 p J Ewart Graham Watters (7) 124 11/82.38
3 611224- Yellow, Royal Blue seams, Grey sleeves, Royal Blue seams, Royal Blue cap Al Qeddaaf (IRE) 562
Nag meDistance Winner
7 11-6 D McCain Jnr Henry Brooke 122 10/34.33
5 7685-7U Dark Blue, Red stripe, halved sleeves, Red cap Predateur (FR) 16
Nag meDistance Winner
10 11-0 t J J Lambe E J O'connell (3) 116 8/19.00
6 UP6661 EMERALD GREEN, YELLOW sash and star on cap Bene Lad (IRE) 16
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
11 10-11 J S Goldie R McGrath 113 9/25.50
Non runners
4P22364Rossini's Dancer811-5N W AlexanderLucy Alexander121

Verdict

Wilde Pastures is progressing well and bids for a hat-trick off a 9lb higher mark after his latest win at Wetherby with a subsequent winner back in third. He'll be difficult to beat but BOCCIANI may be good enough. Brian Ellison's charge was well beaten in testing ground in much better company at Warwick last time but had scored nicely at Musselburgh before that and this looks no tougher. Al Qeddaaf has ability but may be better for this first start since 2011 and Bene Lad makes more appeal as he beat previous winner Kealigolane over track and trip on his latest outing and has been raised only 4lb.