Today's racecards

Stratford

  • 16:20 Mark Woodward 40th Birthday Celebration Novices' Handicap Hurdle2m 6f 110y

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

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 5m 27.90s
  • Off time: 16:21:13
16:20 Stratford Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Bawden Rocks 9/1
2nd The Kings Assassin (IRE) 3/1
3rd Tenmoku 12/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 0/38695- Mauve and White diamonds, striped sleeves, White cap Tenmoku 27
Nag me
5 11-12 Jonjo O'Neill Maurice Linehan (3) 103 12/113.00
2 257130- Royal blue, red chevron, red and royal blue hooped sleeves, red cap, royal blue star Castle Beach (IRE) 53
Nag me
5 11-11 t Robert Stephens G Sheehan 102 20/121.00
3 76/463- Yellow, emerald green cross of lorraine and sleeves, quartered cap Barista (IRE) 8
Nag me
6 11-11 B Forsey C O'Farrell 102 10/111.00
4 P67845- Pink and purple diamonds, purple sleeves, purple cap, pink diamonds Rattleandrun (IRE) 27
Nag me
6 11-9 h B G Powell Brendan Powell 100 20/121.00
5 6P7323- Emerald Green, Royal Blue stripe, hooped sleeves and cap Hot Whiskey (IRE) 35
Nag me
6 11-9 t Tim Vaughan Jason Kiely (7) 100 7/42.75
6 4F5F8-0 Red and White check, Black and White check sleeves, Royal Blue cap Bawden Rocks 15
Nag me
5 11-7 D G Bridgwater T Scudamore 98 9/110.00
7 PF82U-P EMERALD GREEN and WHITE diabolo, WHITE cap Killegney 12
Nag me
10 10-11 p M Gates Peter Carberry (3) 88 16/117.00
8 P9U67-1 Maroon, yellow seams and sleeves, hooped cap The Kings Assassin (IRE) 16
Nag meDistance Winner
6 10-11 C Gordon M Goldstein 88 3/14.00
9 6/15340- Dark Green and Yellow stripes, Yellow sleeves and cap Falcon's Present 26
Nag me
6 10-11 J R Weymes S Twiston-Davies 88 10/111.00

Verdict

Hot Whiskey has been placed in his last three runs off today's mark and seems sure to be thereabouts again under a 7lb claimer. Barista was placed over 7f on the Flat earlier this month but this is a much different test and both Tenmoku and Falcon's Present are proving disappointing over timber. THE KINGS ASSASSIN rallied impressively to score at Fontwell earlier this month. That was a big step up on previous efforts but he wasn't unfancied and has the scope to follow up in this slightly better grade.