Today's racecards

Musselburgh

  • 14:00 Scottish Future Champions Novices' Chase2m 4f

  • Winner £7,798 2nd £2,290 3rd £1,145 4th £572
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 5m 33.60s
  • Off time: 14:00:51
14:00 Musselburgh Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Viva Colonia (IRE) 9/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 97-5311 Royal blue, white cross belts, white sleeves, orange armlets, orange cap, white star Desert Cry (IRE) 32
Nag me
7 11-8 D McCain Jnr J M Maguire 139 5/16.00
2 1116-11 Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap Tap Night (USA) 32
Nag meDistance Winner
6 11-4 Miss Lucinda V Russell B J Geraghty 4/71.57
3 1050-61 Red, White hoops, chevrons on sleeves, striped cap Viva Colonia (IRE) 30
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
8 11-4 B Ellison Danny Cook 135 9/25.50
4 111-P33 Beige and Brown (quartered), Brown sleeves Attaglance 25
Nag meDistance Winner
7 10-12 t J M Jefferson Harry Haynes 17/29.50

Verdict

TAP NIGHT is proving a real money-spinner and had no trouble justifying short odds on his chasing bow at Ayr. He's already won twice over this distance over hurdles and can improve his strike-rate further by landing this ahead of the hat-trick-seeking Desert Cry, who isn't certain to stay this trip, and Viva Colonia. Brian Ellison's gelding had his course and distance victory franked when the runner-up won at Towcester earlier this week however. Attaglance would have been a threat to all had this been over hurdles but last year's Cheltenham and Aintree winner has disappointed over fences so far.