Today's racecards

Carlisle

  • 15:25 Read racinguk.com/columnists Handicap 1m 1f 61y

  • Winner £2,588 2nd £770 3rd £385 4th £192
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 58.04s
  • Off time: 15:25:24
15:25 Carlisle Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Artful Prince 5/2
2nd Polar Forest 12/1
3rd Ebony Express 13/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (1) 531534 Yellow, Black hoop, Black and Yellow diabolo on sleeves Ebony Express 19
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4 9-5 G A Swinbank B A Curtis 65 13/27.50
2 (7) 825723 Light Blue, Royal Blue Cross of Lorraine and sleeves, quartered cap Mixed Message (IRE) 29
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3 9-4 B Ellison D Swift 70 4/15.00
3 (4) 0-4U872 Beige, Brown seams, armlets and cap Voice From Above (IRE) 22
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4 9-4 P Holmes Jack Garritty (7) 64 25/126.00
4 (10) 76531 Light blue and maroon check, light blue sleeves Woodacre 32
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6 9-4 R M Whitaker R Kennemore 64 8/19.00
5 (8) 064157 DARK GREEN, RED cap, DARK GREEN diamond Fraserburgh (IRE) 16
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
3 9-4 M Johnston J Fanning 70 15/28.50
6 (2) 772568 Yellow, Red disc, Yellow sleeves, Red stars, Red cap Jonny Lesters Hair (IRE) 15
Nag meCourse Winner
8 9-0 t1 T D Easterby D Allan 60 16/117.00
7 (3) 901112 Light Blue, Black sleeves, Red armlets, Red cap Artful Prince 11
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance Winner
3 8-13 b J G Given G Lee 65 5/23.50
8 (5) 267663 Emerald Green, Yellow Cross of Lorraine, Yellow cap Joshua The First 8
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
4 8-12 p K Dalgleish T Eaves 58 17/29.50
9 (6) 43-5768 Red, Royal Blue epaulets and armlets, quartered cap Edas 37
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
11 8-10 T A K Cuthbert Jason Hart (3) 56 25/126.00
10 (11) 00/9690- Royal blue and white check, white sleeves, royal blue armlets, royal blue cap Illawalla 348
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5 8-10 A Berry A Elliott (3) 45 125/1126.00
11 (9) 262383 Maroon, white chevrons, halved sleeves, maroon cap Polar Forest 9
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3 8-5 R C Guest Philip Prince (5) 57 12/113.00

Verdict

ARTFUL PRINCE's winning run came to an end at Beverley last time but his inexperienced rider possibly went off too quickly. Graham Lee takes over the reins today and James Given's prolific winner is given another chance to defy his new mark. Woodacre is unexposed on the Flat while Mixed Message has been knocking on the door but Fraserburgh appears to have lost his way and it's a long time since Jonny Lesters Hair showed any worthwhile form. Ebony Express has each-way claims, however, while Joshua The First won this last year and can race off a much lower mark today.