Today's racecards

Newcastle

  • 15:45 Deloitte Classified Stakes1m 2f 32y

  • Winner £1,617 2nd £481 3rd £240 4th £120
  • Going: Good, Good to Firm in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 13.20s
  • Off time: 15:45:26
15:45 Newcastle Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Forget Me Not Lane (IRE) 85/40
2nd Only Orsenfoolsies 7/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (6) 90-31 Red, Green hoops, Yellow cap, Green hoop Forget Me Not Lane (IRE) 11
Nag me
3 9-6 K A Ryan G Lee 67 85/403.12
2 (3) 960 Black, Lilac sleeves, Purple cap Bitter Harvest 17
Nag me
3 9-0 M L W Bell S W Kelly 65 5/23.50
3 (2) 252-50 Royal Blue, White epaulets, striped cap Ghalaa (IRE) 21
Nag me
3 9-0 M Johnston T P O'Shea 63 13/27.50
4 (5) 38-3 Royal blue, yellow braces, sleeves and cap Greyhope 55
Nag me
3 9-0 Miss Lucinda V Russell Julie Burke (3) 64 20/121.00
5 (1) 674-327 Maroon, light blue epaulets, light blue and maroon striped sleeves and cap Only Orsenfoolsies 14
Nag me
3 9-0 Micky Hammond P McDonald 63 7/24.50
6 (4) 90-1788 ROYAL BLUE, WHITE Cross of Lorraine and armlets, check cap Wolf Spirit (IRE) 18
Nag me
3 9-0 Mrs R Carr James P Sullivan 65 9/110.00

Verdict

This looks pretty tight on handicap ratings so the penalty incurred by Forget Me Not Lane for his recent win at Redcar does him no favours. GHALAA was below par over 7f on the Polytrack three weeks ago but the Nayef filly is worth a try over today's longer trip and she gets a tentative vote to improve on her earlier efforts. Greyhope was still beaten over 12 lengths despite finishing third at Musselburgh on his return while Wolf Spirit has been in dire form since scoring at Redcar in April. Only Orsenfoolsies may finish closer back down in distance and Bitter Harvest should do better in time.