Today's racecards

Ripon

  • 15:55 Ripon 'Cock O' The North' Handicap1m

  • Winner £6,616 2nd £1,980 3rd £990 4th £496
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 46.83s
  • Off time: 15:55:28
15:55 Ripon Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Hajras (IRE) 5/2
2nd Dance The Rain 28/1
3rd Satanic Beat (IRE) 7/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (7) 31064- Royal blue Commissar 252
Nag me
3 9-7 M Al Zarooni Antioco Murgia (5) 89 16/117.00
2 (2) 17184-9 Emerald Green, Black chevrons on sleeves Ghostwriting (USA) 12
Nag me
3 9-7 J H M Gosden R Havlin 89 16/117.00
3 (6) 11- Black, Yellow hoops, Black sleeves, Red armlets and cap Just Fabulous 236
Nag me
3 9-5 G M Moore P McDonald 87 8/19.00
4 (4) 36118-0 Emerald green, orange hoop and sleeves Zakreet 12
Nag meDistance Winner
3 9-3 K A Ryan P Makin 85 12/113.00
5 (11) 411- Grey, beige star, grey sleeves, beige stars and stars on cap Mr Spiggott (IRE) 188
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3 9-1 M R Channon F Norton 83 4/15.00
6 (12) 222241- Royal Blue, large White spots Choisan (IRE) 176
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3 8-12 T D Easterby D Allan 80 8/19.00
7 (3) 2142- Tan, Red sleeves, Cream cap, Red spots Bountiful Girl 217
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3 8-11 R A Fahey T Hamilton 79 12/113.00
8 (8) 315348- Orange, Dark Blue armlets Satanic Beat (IRE) 180
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3 8-9 Jedd O'Keeffe P Mulrennan 77 7/18.00
9 (10) 1350- Red, White seams and armlet, Red cap Dance The Rain 181
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3 8-8 B Smart R Ffrench 76 28/129.00
10 (9) 1 Royal Blue, White epaulets, striped cap Hajras (IRE) 33
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3 8-8 M Johnston J Fanning 76 5/23.50
11 (5) 0916- Pink, emerald green triple diamond, diamonds on sleeves, emerald green cap For Shia And Lula (IRE) 152
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3 8-7 D M Loughnane P B Beggy 75 66/167.00
12 (1) 25285-0 PINK and PURPLE diamonds, PINK sleeves and cap The Blue Banana (IRE) 18
Nag me
3 8-7 E W Tuer James P Sullivan 75 20/121.00

Verdict

Mark Johnston has won this three times in the past 10 years though no favourite has been successful. The Middleham handler is represented here by the superbly-bred HAJRAS, who didn't make his debut until last month when he started long odds-on and easily landed a poor maiden. He's in the Derby Trial at Leopardstown next month so will need to take this from a mark of 76 to take up that entry. Just Fabulous is unbeaten after two runs over 7f on soft ground and makes her handicap debut while Mr Spiggott looked one to follow this year when ploughing through the Haydock mud to land a handicap in October. The Godolphin entry Commissar landed a Newmarket maiden very easily last May but was well beaten in much higher class in his three subsequent starts.