Today's racecards

Doncaster

  • 16:00 Close Building Services, Doncaster Handicap7f

  • Winner £9,714 2nd £2,890 3rd £1,444 4th £722
  • Going: Good, Good to Firm in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 21.92s
  • Off time: 16:03:01
16:00 Doncaster Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Smarty Socks (IRE) 11/2
2nd Swift Gift 11/2
3rd Spirit of Sharjah (IRE) 9/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (5) 42-0000 Dark blue and red (quartered), red sleeves and cap Axiom 36
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance Winner
6 9-7 L M Cumani J-P Guillambert 100 12/113.00
3 (1) 117070 Black, White stars, diabolo on sleeves, White cap, Black star Spirit of Sharjah (IRE) 7
Nag meDistance Winner
5 9-5 Miss J Feilden Adam Beschizza (7) 98 9/110.00
4 (13) 42-8303 Dark Green, White hoops, chevrons on sleeves Bonnie Charlie 14
Nag meCourse Winner
4 9-5 W J Haggas Liam Jones 98 12/113.00
5 (2) 17-2060 Red and White (quartered), Dark Blue sleeves, Emerald Green cap Swift Gift 21
Nag meDistance Winner
5 9-4 B J Meehan R Winston 97 11/26.50
6 (3) 810609 BROWN and RED (halved), sleeves reversed, RED cap Dubai Dynamo 7
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
5 9-2 Mrs R Carr James P Sullivan (3) 95 18/119.00
7 (4) 000-925 Orange, Light Green and White hooped sleeves, White cap, Orange star Horatio Carter 21
Nag meDistance Winner
5 8-10 p K A Ryan J Quinn 89 12/113.00
8 (9) 931833 Pink, Maroon cap Opus Maximus (IRE) 13
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance Winner
5 8-9 M Johnston R Ffrench 88 17/29.50
9 (10) 1115-91 Red, Royal Blue epaulets Arteus 37
Nag meDistance Winner
4 8-9 b Jane Chapple-Hyam Lewis Walsh (7) 88 10/111.00
10 (7) 1/41-60 Scarlet, White cross belts Decent Fella (IRE) 21
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance Winner
4 8-7 A M Balding Simon Pearce (5) 86 4/15.00
11 (6) 0-04295 Red, Black disc, Black and Red halved sleeves Aldermoor (USA) 43
Nag meDistance Winner
4 8-7 S C Williams Saleem Golam 86 25/126.00
12 (12) 007331 Yellow, Orange star Smarty Socks (IRE) 21
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
6 8-6 D O'Meara S De Sousa 85 11/26.50
13 (8) 130237 ROYAL BLUE and YELLOW (quartered), striped sleeves and cap Flowing Cape (IRE) 21
Nag meDistance Winner
5 8-3 R Hollinshead L Morris 82 16/117.00
Non runners
2 (11)015050Beauchamp Xerxes49-7G A ButlerHayley Turner100

Verdict

Every reason to expect a big run from BONNIE CHARLIE and he gets the vote to land a competitive race. Our selection can be excused his one run in a handicap this term as softening ground may've been against him and he finished only one place behind Hawkeyethenoo, who has gone in since, and on his last run over this trip he looks well treated. At the other end of the handicap Smarty Socks is considered as a course-and-distance winner up 5lbs following a smooth York victory while Arteus remains progressive and could yet defy this mark. Opus Maximus is consistent but hides little from the handicapper, Aldermoor is held by that one while Beauchamp Xerxes needs to wake up but could do so now blinkers are tried. Rain may help Horatio Carter and along with Swift Gift and Decent Fella he's not discounted.