Pontefract

  • 18:05 Book Your Christmas Party Here On 0113 2876387 Handicap 1m 4y

  • Winner £2,368 2nd £905 3rd £450 4th £217
  • Going: Good, Good to Firm in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 44.74s
  • Off time: 18:05:31
18:05 Pontefract Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Mason Hindmarsh 4/1
2nd Bold Marc (IRE) 5/1
3rd Glenmuir (IRE) 7/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (4) 09569-0 Light blue, red stars on sleeves Dialogue 24
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4 9-10 G A Harker S De Sousa 68 16/117.00
2 (5) 5-66195 White, royal blue cross belts, royal blue and white hooped sleeves and cap Postman 6
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4 9-10 p B Smart A Carter (7) 68 12/113.00
3 (9) 007750 Emerald Green, Dark Blue Cross of Lorraine, striped sleeves and cap Nevada Desert (IRE) 8
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10 9-9 R M Whitaker D O'Donohoe 67 33/134.00
4 (11) 522820 White, red diamond, red and white chevrons on sleeves, white cap, red diamond Rowan Lodge (IRE) 19
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8 9-8 b Ollie Pears Barry McHugh (3) 66 20/121.00
5 (6) 9-460 Black and Gold stripes, Black sleeves, Black cap, Gold diamond Times Ahead (USA) 57
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3 9-8 P W Chapple-Hyam J Fortune 70 25/126.00
6 (1) 657673 Red, pink hollow box, hooped sleeves and cap Glenmuir (IRE) 10
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7 9-7 J J Quinn I J Brennan (5) 65 7/24.50
7 (12) 415448 White, Red armlets, quartered cap Prime Circle 10
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4 9-4 p A D Brown S J Drowne 62 20/121.00
8 (3) 601603 Maroon and Yellow check, Maroon sleeves, Yellow cap Seldom (IRE) 12
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4 9-4 M Brittain T Eaves 62 12/113.00
9 (2) 542509 Grey, White hoop, Light Blue sleeves, Orange cap Bold Marc (IRE) 24
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8 9-3 p Mrs K Burke D Swift (5) 61 5/16.00
10 (8) 0-03642 Light blue, dark blue star, white and dark blue striped sleeves, white cap Scarab (IRE) 10
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5 9-2 p T D Walford D Fentiman 60 6/17.00
11 (10) 281437 White, red epaulets, red and white halved sleeves, white cap, red diamond Desert Hunter (IRE) 14
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 9-1 Micky Hammond Kelly Harrison (3) 59 11/112.00
12 (7) 354526 White, White and Royal Blue hooped sleeves, Red cap Mason Hindmarsh 26
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3 9-0 Karen McLintock Greg Fairley 62 4/15.00

Verdict

A chance is taken on top-weight DIALOGUE after a recent pipe-opener at Carlisle. Geoff Harker's gelding should come on for a seven furlong spin on soft ground and now back on good ground over a mile he should fare better, especially as his handicap mark is now 20lbs lower than his last win in December 2008. Postman failed to deliver in cheek-pieces last time which remain on, and he is opposed alongside claiming/selling specialist Rowan Lodge and the less exposed Times Ahead. Glenmuir caught the eye behind the well-handicapped Nolecce at Newcastle when not getting a clear run and he remains of interest, a comment that also applies to the 'thrown in' front-runner Bold Marc and the Newcastle second Scarab. Of the rest course specialist Desert Hunter looks the most