Huntingdon

  • 17:20 Emma And Megan Deanus Novices' Chase2m 110y

  • Winner £5,529 2nd £1,624 3rd £812 4th £405
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 5.20s
  • Off time: 17:24:13
17:20 Huntingdon Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Cockney Trucker (IRE) 7/2
2nd Rock Noir (FR) 8/11

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 3506-11 Royal Blue, Yellow chevron, striped sleeves, Yellow cap Cootehill (IRE) 12
Nag meDistance Winner
6 11-12 N A Twiston-Davies P J Brennan 112 11/43.75
2 U722F-1 RED, WHITE chevron, hooped sleeves and cap Cockney Trucker (IRE) 145
Nag meDistance Winner
8 11-8 P J Hobbs R Johnson 135 7/24.50
3 1534-8F Pink, White epaulets Hi Tide (IRE) 28
Nag meDistance Winner
6 11-2 J R Jenkins D F O'Regan 66/167.00
4 11/1110- Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap Rock Noir (FR) 198
Nag me
5 11-2 Jonjo O'Neill A P McCoy 8/111.73
5 133F-37 Red and Grey stripes, Red sleeves, Grey armlets, Red cap Wade Farm Billy (IRE) 115
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance Winner
6 11-2 G L Moore J E Moore 25/126.00
6 70587- Yellow, Dark Green star, sleeves and star on cap Highland Storm 333
Nag me
4 10-6 t1 B N Pollock R Greene 150/1151.00

Verdict

Jonjo O'Neill's ROCK NOIR lacks any chasing experience but was high class over hurdles in France and his one outing for current connections is probably best discounted when always towards the rear in the County Hurdle; he looks worth chancing on his chasing debut. Cootehill has won both starts over fences for Nigel Twiston-Davies but is likely to find this tougher under his penalties, while the Philip Hobbs-trained Cockney Trucker created a favourable impression when opening his account over fences at Newton Abbot but he had disappointed prior to that and does not look one to trust implicitly. Gary Moore's Wade Farm Billy needs to improve on all known form to trouble the judge.