Today's racecards

Catterick

  • 12:40 Book Now For New Year's Day Amateur Riders' Handicap Hurdle2m 3f

  • Winner £2,496 2nd £774 3rd £387 4th £194
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 56.10s
  • Off time: 12:41:43
12:40 Catterick Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Flora's Pride 9/2
2nd Knight Valliant 7/2
3rd Galley Slave (IRE) 20/1
4th Scriptwriter (IRE) 25/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 175/667 Royal blue, mauve hoop and armlets Summer Soul (IRE) 53
Nag me
10 11-12 p S Corbett Mr J Corbett (7) 100 20/121.00
2 P7125-P Yellow, Black cross belts, Yellow sleeves, Black stars, Black cap Andy Vic (IRE) 212
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
9 11-11 I Brown Mrs Joanne Brown (7) 99 16/117.00
3 3415-03 YELLOW, BLACK cross belts, BLACK sleeves, YELLOW armlets, BLACK cap Flora's Pride 35
Nag meCourse Winner
8 11-11 K G Reveley Mr R Lindsay (7) 99 9/25.50
4 3-49681 Brown, yellow stars and sleeves, check cap Knight Valliant 54
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
9 11-10 Mrs B Butterworth Miss E Butterworth (7) 98 7/24.50
5 561/50-4 Pink, Black disc Erin Dancer (IRE) 16
Nag me
7 11-9 Ferdy Murphy Mr R Morgan Murphy (7) 97 18/119.00
6 224-860 White, red epaulets, red and white halved sleeves, white cap, red diamond Amir Pasha (UAE) 13
Nag meCourse WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 11-8 p Micky Hammond Miss R Smith (7) 96 20/121.00
7 509536/ Emerald green, white hoops on body and stars on cap Martha Elizabeth (IRE) 853
Nag me
7 11-7 D O'Meara Miss J Gillam (7) 95 13/27.50
8 414057 Red, large Yellow spots Scriptwriter (IRE) 13
Nag me
10 11-3 p Mrs E Slack Mr Colm Mccormack (3) 91 25/126.00
9 7P5475 Maroon, White chevrons, hooped sleeves, White cap Endeavor 26
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance Winner
7 11-1 Mrs Dianne Sayer Miss E C Sayer 89 11/112.00
10 4F4-920 Black, yellow inverted triangle, diabolo on sleeves, yellow cap Border Tale 112
Nag meDistance Winner
12 10-13 v James Moffatt Miss Rebecca Sparkes (7) 87 22/123.00
11 63664-F Yellow, Purple hoop, Purple and Yellow striped sleeves, Yellow cap, Purple star Royal And Ancient (IRE) 209
Nag me
5 10-8 D Thompson Mr G R Smith (7) 82 33/134.00
12 934F7-9 Red, White hoops, Black sleeves, Red armlets, Black cap Northern Acres 35
Nag me
6 10-6 N W Alexander Mr B Campbell (7) 80 6/17.00
13 05076-P Yellow, Black triple diamond, Black sleeves, Yellow diamonds and diamonds on cap Lochore (IRE) 27
Nag me
6 10-2 t1 W Amos Mr N Slatter (5) 76 9/110.00
14 80P074 Black, White inverted triangle, halved sleeves Quite Sparky 61
Nag me
5 10-0 t M E Sowersby Mr J Sherwood (7)(ex2) 74 14/115.00
15 870P97 Yellow, Red cross belts, Red sleeves, Yellow stars, Yellow cap, Red stars Galley Slave (IRE) 26
Nag me
7 10-0 t M C Chapman Mr Darren Costello (7) 73 20/121.00
16 4U9585 Yellow, brown and yellow quartered cap Daniel's Dream 39
Nag me
12 10-0 p J E Dixon Mr J Dixon (7) 64 100/1101.00
17 00P86/6- White, Black braces, armlets and star on cap Mind Shower (IRE) 509
Nag me
6 10-0 Danielle McCormick Miss A McCormick (7) 58 66/167.00

Verdict

Lizzie Butterworth gave KNIGHT VALLIANT a fine ride at Carlisle in October and has ridden the grey to his last three victories. The stewards enquired into his improved form that day but there's no doubt he was entitled to win on his early form and still looks well enough treated to score again. Flora's Pride won a novices' handicap here in February and is just 5lb higher so has to be considered but all of Scriptwriter's three victories have been on fast going. Endeavor was in fine form during the spring and has dropped to a winnable mark and though Martha Elizabeth hasn't run since 2010 David O'Meara has a fine record with similar imports from Ireland and she's one to note.