Today's racecards

Newbury

  • 16:20 Carter Jonas Handicap Hurdle2m 110y

  • Winner £9,747 2nd £2,862 3rd £1,431 4th £716
  • Going: Good, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 0.20s
  • Off time: 16:20:17
16:20 Newbury Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Volnay De Thaix (FR) 5/4
2nd Kings Lad (IRE) 20/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 41112 Dark blue, emerald green hoop, quartered cap Volnay De Thaix (FR) 91
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
5 11-12 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 138 5/42.25
2 180/0-35 Light Blue and Maroon (quartered), Light Blue sleeves, Maroon armlets Ted Spread 20
Nag meDistance Winner
7 11-4 t Miss S Smith P J Brennan 130 7/18.00
3 P5-8164 Emerald green, purple chevrons, white cap Shammick Boy (IRE) 52
Nag meDistance Winner
9 11-4 V R A Dartnall Jack Doyle 130 16/117.00
4 332P03- Royal Blue, Orange spots Kings Lad (IRE) 341
Nag meDistance Winner
7 10-13 C L Tizzard Brendan Powell 125 20/121.00
5 635141 Dark blue, red stars, halved sleeves, red cap Dormello Mo (FR) 13
Nag meDistance Winner
4 10-12 P F Nicholls Harry Derham (3) 131 5/23.50
6 661-2 EMERALD GREEN, YELLOW stripe, YELLOW cap Kuda Huraa (IRE) 20
Nag meDistance Winner
6 10-11 A King W Hutchinson 123 6/17.00

Verdict

Comfortable Sandown winner Dormello Mo is obviously a danger but VOLNAY DE THAIX may have the class to defy top weight. The five-year-old was denied a hat-trick in a Grade 2 at Ascot last time but the third won a valuable handicap off a mark of 134 subsequently, suggesting Nicky Henderson's charge isn't badly treated here. Kuda Huraa just ran out of steam on heavy ground here at the start of the month and should strip fitter today while Shammick Boy is no slouch and starting to come down the weights again. Ted Spread has a bit to prove on recent form, however, and Kings Lad has been off for a while.