Today's racecards

Perth

  • 14:40 Fonab Castle Hotel Novices' Hurdle2m 110y

  • Winner £3,249 2nd £954 3rd £477 4th £238
  • Going: Good to Firm, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 3m 52.10s
  • Off time: 14:40:37
14:40 Perth Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Bayan (IRE) 4/5
2nd Wot A Shot (IRE) 14/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 771-4 Maroon, white triple diamond, armlets and star on cap Bayan (IRE) 11
Nag meDistance Winner
4 11-3 t G Elliott R Johnson 119 4/51.80
2 4341-4 Yellow, royal blue seams, pink sleeves, purple armlets, purple cap Trend Is My Friend (USA) 56
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance Winner
4 11-3 D McCain Jnr Henry Brooke 111 11/26.50
3 0RU/9- Dark blue, white cross belts, white sleeves, dark blue stars, dark blue and white check cap Dynamic Drive (IRE) 242
Nag me
6 10-12 t M A Barnes S Mulqueen (7) 80 125/1126.00
4 8/34-0 Dark blue and light blue check, dark blue sleeves, light blue armlets, dark blue cap Mumgos Debut (IRE) 49
Nag me
5 10-12 Miss Lucinda V Russell P Buchanan 80/181.00
5 82-624 Pink, black diamond and armlets, quartered cap Potomac (IRE) 19
Nag meBeaten Favourite
5 10-12 Mrs R Dobbin K Renwick 112 10/34.33
6 4-5 Purple, yellow epaulets, hooped sleeves, yellow cap Tantamount 35
Nag me
4 10-10 Miss Lucinda V Russell Craig Nichol (7) 14/115.00
7 6468-40 Dark green and royal blue check, white and royal blue hooped sleeves Wot A Shot (IRE) 26
Nag me
4 10-10 C A McBratney D F O'Regan 107 14/115.00

Verdict

BAYAN is a decent sort on the level and finished sixth in last month's Ulster Derby at Down Royal. He also won a maiden hurdle at Cork in March and is likely to have too much for Trend Is My Friend, who did score at Sedgefield in April but only beat one home when favourite for a low-grade handicap at Kelso subsequently. Potomac has run well twice at Kelso this year but struggles for consistency while Wot A Shot has failed to make the frame in six starts over timber. Tantamount has more scope, though finished last at Cartmel five weeks ago.