Today's racecards

Ayr

  • 14:15 John Smith's Extra Smooth Handicap1m 7f

  • Winner: £
  • Going: Soft (Heavy in places on the back straight)
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 3m 35.97s
  • Off time: 14:15:18
14:15 Ayr Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Sphinx (FR) 9/1
2nd Bollin Judith 3/1
3rd Puy d'Arnac (FR) 6/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (7) 912704 Light Blue and White diamonds, White sleeves, White cap, Red spots Bajan Parkes 14
Nag me
6 10-0 p E J Alston G Bartley (5) 75 11/112.00
2 (8) 561136 Old Gold, Purple and Green hoops, Old Gold sleeves, Purple and Old Gold quartered cap Puy d'Arnac (FR) 8
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
6 10-0 G A Swinbank P McDonald 75 6/17.00
3 (5) 521312 Purple, white hoop, white and purple hooped sleeves, white cap John Forbes 16
Nag meCourse Winner
7 10-0 B Ellison D Tudhope (5) 75 6/17.00
4 (4) 3-13346 Maroon and White stripes, Maroon sleeves, White armlets, Maroon cap Summer Soul (IRE) 18
Nag me
7 9-7 v Miss Lucinda V Russell J Fanning 68 14/115.00
5 (6) 174-700 PINK and PURPLE diamonds, PINK sleeves and cap Sphinx (FR) 21
Nag meCourse Winner
11 9-6 b E W Tuer P Mulrennan 67 9/110.00
6 (1) 325427 Royal Blue, Yellow seams, diamonds on sleeves, Yellow cap Danzatrice 21
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
7 9-6 C W Thornton P Hanagan 67 10/111.00
7 (3) 124862 Black, Red stars, Black sleeves Black Or Red (IRE) 20
Nag me
4 9-4 b I A Wood T Hamilton 65 7/24.50
8 (11) 116859 Dark Blue, Orange triple diamond, sleeves and diamonds on cap Forrest Flyer (IRE) 43
Nag meCourse Winner
5 9-2 I Semple P Makin 63 14/115.00
9 (2) 133621 Red, White sleeves, Black and Yellow quartered cap Bollin Judith 15
Nag me
3 9-1 T D Easterby D Allan 71 3/14.00
11 (9) 735638- Maroon and White stripes, Maroon sleeves, White armlets, yellow cap Asrar 425
Nag me
7 8-9 Miss Lucinda V Russell James P Sullivan (7) 28 100/1101.00
Non runners
10 (10)9860/49-Perez (IRE)78-9W StoreyD Fox48

Verdict

Puy D'Arnac and John Forbes look badly handicapped now and so we will take a chance with FORREST FLYER ahead of Bollin Judith. Ian Semple's Daylami gelding has some solid form at the track, including a win here in July. The majority of his form has come on a decent surface so he would prefer the ground to dry up, however he is now 3lb below his highest winning mark and should run well. Bollin Judith is a progressive filly however she has a whopping 12lb rise in the weights for her Redcar demolition last time out; this looks tougher. Black Or Red has only run one bad race since his Ffos Las win in July, Danzatrice is a strong traveller who is proven in the mud, whilst Lucinda Russell has her horses in decent nick and Joe Fanning looks an interesting jockey booking for Summer Soul. John Forbes is paying the price with the handicapper for a successful autumn including two wins and two places from his last four starts. Bajan Parkes is nicely handicapped and is a soft ground winner, however it is Forrest Flyer who can take top honours.