Today's racecards

Fakenham

  • 15:05 Wensum Valley Maiden Chase2m 110y

  • Winner £2,395 2nd £698 3rd £349
  • Going: Soft, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 39.60s
  • Off time: 15:05:12
15:05 Fakenham Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Groomed (IRE) 6/5

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
1 3233-37 Maroon and Pink (quartered), Maroon sleeves and cap Earth Tremor (IRE) 51
Nag me
7 11-0 t Tim Vaughan R J Killoran 5/23.50
2 3PP2/37- EMERALD GREEN and WHITE diabolo, WHITE cap Watch House (IRE) 429
Nag me
8 11-0 M Gates Mr N De Boinville (7) 11/26.50
3 4P4503 Black and yellow stripes, yellow sleeves, black diamonds, yellow cap, black star Groomed (IRE) 6
Nag me
5 10-10 Tim Vaughan Michael Byrne (3) 6/52.20
4 334460 Dark Blue, Yellow Cross of Lorraine, Red sleeves, Dark Blue cap, Yellow star Persian Herald 13
Nag me
5 10-10 p1 N B King A Merriam 9/25.50

Verdict

GROOMED looks the one to be on here. He won twice on the Flat and was third here on his UK debut over hurdles following a campaign in Ireland. The five-year-old has more scope than stablemate Earth Tremor, who has still to win a race of any description and is a little one-paced. Persian Herald was hit-and-miss over hurdles and it remains to be seen how he takes to fences but he still looks a better bet than the returning Watch House to spoil a Tim Vaughan 1-2.