Today's racecards

Pontefract

  • 21:10 Yorkshire Racing Summer Festival Handicap6f

  • Winner £2,588 2nd £770 3rd £385 4th £192
  • Going: Good to Firm, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 16.08s
  • Off time: 21:10:14
21:10 Pontefract Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Powerful Pierre 9/2
2nd Cornus 7/1
3rd Chambers (IRE) 10/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (6) 6055-65 Black, maroon seams, chevrons on sleeves, black cap Cornus 10
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
9 9-12 be A J Mccabe Martin Harley (3) 74 7/18.00
2 (9) 00-9647 Black, Pink star, halved sleeves and stars on cap Mr Wolf 10
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
10 9-9 p J J Quinn T Hamilton 71 12/113.00
3 (10) 04-11 Black, large red spots, armlets and cap Farlow (IRE) 8 (ex6)
Nag me
3 9-9 R M Beckett S Donohoe 71 3/14.00
4 (7) 523545 Pink, dark blue stars, white sleeves, pink cap, dark blue star Powerful Pierre 6
Nag meDistance Winner
4 9-5 b I W McInnes D Swift (5) 67 9/25.50
5 (3) 97-3678 Yellow, dark blue star, yellow sleeves, white armlets, yellow cap, dark blue star Besty 129
Nag meDistance Winner
4 9-5 D Nicholls Adrian Nicholls 67 5/16.00
6 (8) 9-89731 Maroon, White stars, Orange sleeves, Maroon cap, White star Gertmegalush (IRE) 13
Nag meDistance Winner
4 9-4 John A Harris B McHugh 66 7/18.00
9 (5) 9-80006 Red, Black epaulets and sleeves, check cap Chambers (IRE) 12
Nag me
5 8-7 E J Alston D Allan 55 10/111.00
10 (11) 78-0077 Emerald Green, Black hoops and armlets, striped cap Pearly Wey 70
Nag meDistance Winner
8 8-7 I W McInnes P Pickard (3) 54 33/134.00
11 (1) 1-67946 Dark Blue, Yellow sleeves, striped cap Accamelia 32
Nag meDistance Winner
5 8-7 v1 C W Fairhurst S De Sousa 54 15/28.50
Non runners
7 (4)132000Alpha Tauri (USA)59-4R C GuestNon Runner66
8 (2)417806Tislaam (IRE)49-2A J MccabeR Winston64

Verdict

This is home-from-home for Mr Wolf who has won no less than eight times here and has slipped to a reasonable mark. The last time Cornus won was on this track a year ago and he's now 9lb lower so he's another to be respected despite a big weight. Besty hasn't done much for a while but has now joined Dandy Nicholls who will soon be exploiting his falling handicap mark. Gertmegalush will find this much tougher than the seller he won at Nottingham so the vote has to go to the very progressive FARLOW, who scrambled home in a Beverley maiden on his reappearance but showed the benefit with an impressive handicap debut success at Warwick for which he carries a 6lb penalty.