Today's racecards

Haydock Park

  • 18:45 Betdaq Haydock Park Apprentice Training Series Handicap 5f

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

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 2.38s
  • Off time: 18:47:46
18:45 Haydock Park Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Captain Dunne (IRE) 13/2
2nd First In Command (IRE) 4/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (7) 7-55041 WHITE, ROYAL BLUE hollow box, RED cap Perfect Blossom 7 (ex6)
Nag meDistance Winner
7 10-2 A Berry Jordan Hibberd (4) 68 9/25.50
2 (4) 7-04002 Pink, emerald green triple diamond, diamonds on sleeves, emerald green cap First In Command (IRE) 4
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
9 10-0 t D M Loughnane Louise Day (4) 72 4/15.00
3 (6) 624745 Purple, Yellow stripe and armlets, Yellow cap, Purple star Beau Mistral (IRE) 39
Nag meDistance Winner
5 9-12 Paul Green James Kendrick (4) 70 4/15.00
4 (9) 060-008 LIGHT BLUE, ORANGE epaulets Captain Dunne (IRE) 27
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
9 9-11 T D Easterby Rachel Richardson (4) 69 13/27.50
6 (8) 4417-85 Purple and Red (halved), Purple sleeves, Red and Purple quartered cap Passionada 20
Nag meDistance Winner
5 9-5 E S Mcmahon Kevin Stott 63 4/15.00
7 (2) 109-059 Emerald Green, Red inverted triangle, Red cap De Repente (IRE) 49
Nag meDistance Winner
3 9-2 Paul Green Daniel Cremin (2) 65 6/17.00
8 (5) 4/83224- Black, maroon diamond, armlets and diamond on cap Jawking 442
Nag meDistance Winner
5 9-1 J W Unett Jenny Powell (2) 59 16/117.00
Non runners
5 (3)44-2478Captain Whoosh (IRE)39-6Tom DascombeJenny Powell69
9 (1)8484-47Clary (IRE)48-9J W UnettGeorge Downing48

Verdict

Perfect Blossom turned back the clock at Musselburgh last week to win for the first time since 2012. Whether she'll reproduce that effort under a penalty is debatable and FIRST IN COMMAND is preferred. He won off a 4lb higher mark last season and an apprentice's allowance further helps his cause. Passionada is back on a winning mark and should have come on for a recent outing at Leicester while Captain Whoosh has a shout on his earlier second at Nottingham. Captain Dunne continues his slide down the weights without showing any noticeable improvement.