Newcastle

  • 17:25 Booker Handicap Hurdle3m

  • Winner £1,689 2nd £496 3rd £248 4th £124
  • Going: Good, Good to Firm in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 6m 5.50s
  • Off time: 17:25:50
17:25 Newcastle Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Tartan Tiger (IRE) 11/4
2nd Oscar Romeo (IRE) 11/4
3rd Folie A Deux (IRE) 11/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
2 64-PPPP Black and white stripes, chevrons on sleeves, black cap, white star Milans Man (IRE) 6
Nag meDistance Winner
7 11-12 t1 C Grant A L Voy (5) 100 14/115.00
3 56P230 Black, red star, chevrons on sleeves, black cap, red diamonds Delightfully (FR) 37
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
8 11-11 v Miss Lucinda V Russell Grant Cockburn (7) 99 12/113.00
4 464736 DARK BLUE, YELLOW stars, diabolo on sleeves and star on cap Oscar Romeo (IRE) 11
Nag me
6 11-11 b T D Easterby Lucy Alexander (5) 99 11/43.75
5 4133/P5 Black and Scarlet (quartered), Black sleeves, Scarlet cap with Black hoop Alora Money 38
Nag me
9 11-7 b K G Reveley J Reveley 95 12/113.00
6 452186 Red, white stripe, checked sleeves, white cap Folie A Deux (IRE) 25
Nag meDistance Winner
10 11-7 pt W Kinsey Mr W Kinsey (7) 95 11/112.00
7 568842 White, Royal Blue star, Royal Blue sleeves, White stars, White cap, Royal Blue star Tartan Tiger (IRE) 14
Nag me
6 11-5 J J Quinn D C Costello 93 11/43.75
9 P-43P4P Yellow, Royal Blue diamond, hooped sleeves, Yellow cap, Royal Blue diamond Dechiper (IRE) 77
Nag meCourse Winner
10 11-2 R Johnson K Johnson 90 66/167.00
10 756536 Black, Yellow sleeves, Black armlets, Black cap, Yellow stars Watercolours (IRE) 20
Nag me
7 10-12 J S Goldie Henry Brooke (3) 86 7/18.00
11 6-0F622 Black, Orange disc, striped sleeves and cap Hotgrove Boy 42
Nag me
5 10-11 A G Foster F Davis 85 6/17.00
13 P58692 MAROON, WHITE hooped sleeves No Way Hozay 20
Nag me
6 10-0 b B Storey K Renwick 67 14/115.00
Non runners
1337Trojan Gift (USA)511-12Miss J A CamachoB J Toomey100
8P/0832-8Browneyes Blue (IRE)1411-2James MoffattB Harding90
1273257PHeather Glen (IRE)610-11Mrs S J SmithS Byrne85

Verdict

Tartan Tiger would have caught Cilliseal in another couple of strides at Hexham last time and the step up to 3m has clearly suited John Quinn's six-year-old. He's gone up 6lb for that run but looks to be improving and will make a bold bid to get off the mark here. However, he has something to find with HOTGROVE BOY on earlier Musselburgh form and the latter, who is lightly-raced, looks the one to beat at the weights. Chaser Folie A Deux is potentially well treated over the smaller obstacles but has finished tailed off in his last two starts and C&D winner Delightfully would probably prefer softer ground and didn't show much at Wetherby last time. Heather Glen and Oscar Romeo may be the pick of the remainder.