Today's racecards

Carlisle

  • 13:00 Northern Racing Club 'Saturday Naps Challenge' Novices' Handicap Hurdle 2m 1f

  • Winner £3,249 2nd £954 3rd £477 4th £238
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 22.20s
  • Off time: 13:02:36
13:00 Carlisle Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Turtle Watch 7/2
2nd Bernardelli (IRE) 4/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 4/676-2 Royal blue, black sash, striped cap Bernardelli (IRE) 15
Nag me
5 11-12 N G Richards A P McCoy 108 4/15.00
3 5308-FP WHITE, RED sash, WHITE sleeves, ROYAL BLUE armlets, ROYAL BLUE cap Snowed In (IRE) 4
Nag me
4 11-9 p Jennie Candlish Conor Ring (7) 105 12/113.00
4 6F225-5 Black, White Cross of Lorraine, sleeves and cap Yorkist (IRE) 10
Nag me
5 11-9 h B Ellison Nathan Moscrop (7) 105 3/14.00
5 342625- Yellow, brown and yellow quartered cap Circus Star (USA) 214
Nag me
5 11-8 J E Dixon Mr J Dixon (7) 104 20/121.00
7 9-45501 EMERALD GREEN, YELLOW sash and star on cap Turtle Watch 15
Nag meDistance Winner
5 11-6 J S Goldie K Renwick 102 7/24.50
9 5/89315 Black, Yellow seams and sleeves, quartered cap Frontier Vic 21
Nag meBeaten Favourite
6 10-11 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 93 5/23.50
10 5/38-7 Yellow, maroon sash, Royal blue sleeves and cap Bollin Julie 15
Nag me
6 10-1 D W Whillans Callum Whillans (5) 83 28/129.00
Non runners
285650-1Unex Canaletto411-11J EwartNon Runner107
64-11332Momkinzain (USA)611-7Miss Lucinda V RussellCraig Nichol103
8P5/40P5-Brieryhill Boy610-13W AmosBrian Harding95
113-2U446Wintered Well (IRE)510-0Jennie CandlishS Quinlan82

Verdict

Momkinzain went close over track and trip last time but has done all his winning on a faster surface so far and recent Kelso winner Turtle Watch also has something to prove in soft ground. It was good going when Unex Canaletto also won at Kelso back in May so a chance is taken on the less-exposed BERNARDELLI. He showed his first worthwhile form when runner-up on his recent return to action and Tony McCoy's presence suggests he can get the meeting off to a good start on what looks a strong book of rides for the champion jockey.