Today's racecards

Carlisle

  • 16:30 Gen II Training Handicap Chase2m

  • Winner £5,653 2nd £1,660 3rd £830 4th £415
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 14.60s
  • Off time: 16:30:22
16:30 Carlisle Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Tito Bustillo (FR) 15/2
2nd Prosecco (IRE) 7/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 300/3-42 Beige, Beige and Dark Green check sleeves, Dark Green cap Tito Bustillo (FR) 48
Nag meDistance Winner
7 11-12 Miss Lucinda V Russell T Scudamore 125 15/28.50
2 12P32-4 Dark Blue, Dark Blue and Orange check sleeves Bocciani (GER) 5
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance Winner
7 11-9 B Ellison D F O'Regan 122 9/43.25
3 U33543 Purple, pink star, pink and purple chevrons on sleeves, pink cap, purple star Fred Bojangals (IRE) 7
Nag meDistance Winner
10 11-7 p Mrs B Butterworth B Hughes 120 33/134.00
4 2133P1 BLACK, WHITE sleeves, YELLOW cap Moulin de La Croix 11 (ex7)
Nag meDistance Winner
8 11-5 t N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 111 9/43.25
5 325246 GREEN, GOLD sash, hooped sleeves, quartered cap Carrietau 16
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
9 11-2 bt F P Murtagh Lucy Alexander (3) 115 15/28.50
6 253425- Emerald Green, Yellow epaulets, striped sleeves, Yellow cap Prosecco (IRE) 172
Nag meDistance Winner
10 10-10 Miss Lucinda V Russell P Buchanan 109 7/24.50
7 14PU99- Royal Blue, White seams, White sleeves, Royal Blue seams, White cap Storm Surge (IRE) 172
Nag meDistance Winner
9 10-9 M Todhunter J Reveley 108 25/126.00

Verdict

Moulin De La Croix needs it soft and will have conditions to suit here but she's probably better over longer trips, despite winning over 2m1f at the start of the month. This may also be on the sharp side for Sunday's Kelso fourth Bocciani and the aforementioned pair could struggle to peg back CARRIETAU. Barry Murtagh's gelding is at his best when allowed to stride out in front and he should get his own way here. It's a while since he was able to compete off a mark this low. Tito Bustillo may be improving over fences but the handicapper has done him no favours here and trainer Lucinda Russell also runs the returning Prosecco.