Windsor

  • 19:40 188Bet Casino Handicap1m 2f 7y

  • Winner £8,086 2nd £2,406 3rd £1,202 4th £601
  • Going: Good to Soft, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 10.78s
  • Off time: 19:40:24
19:40 Windsor Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Nicholascopernicus (IRE) 11/4
2nd Hymenaios (IRE) 5/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (6) 7-79264 Dark Blue, Pink seams, Dark Blue sleeves, Pink cap Nicholascopernicus (IRE) 2
Nag me
5 10-0 Ed Walker R L Moore 89 11/43.75
2 (3) 312352- Royal blue L'orfeo 338
Nag me
4 9-10 Saeed bin Suroor K Fallon 85 6/42.50
4 (5) 23-1537 ROYAL BLUE, white stars, white cap, royal blue star Hymenaios (IRE) 47
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance Winner
3 9-3 R Hannon R Hughes 87 5/23.50
5 (1) 638239 Maroon, White Cross of Lorraine and sleeves First Post (IRE) 59
Nag me
7 9-2 D Haydn Jones Hayley Turner 77 10/111.00
6 (4) 647507 Maroon and light blue (quartered), striped sleeves Karam Albaari (IRE) 14
Nag meDistance Winner
6 9-0 J R Jenkins F Tylicki 75 16/117.00
Non runners
3 (2)423117Perfect Cracker69-4C G CoxRyan Tate79

Verdict

Nicholascopernicus went close here in June but never looked likely to take a hand in the finish at Newmarket on Saturday. Hymenaios didn't appear to stay 1m4f at Salisbury last time but any easing of the ground would suit the Hannon three-year-old and would also help First Post, though the latter's best form has come over a mile at Sandown. Perfect Cracker won twice over course and distance in June but couldn't handle the extra weight when bidding for a hat-trick at Doncaster. French import L'ORFEO has his first run for almost a year and sports the Godolphin blue for the first time but there is just a chance that he'll prove a bit better than this grade and he's unlikely to fail through lack of fitness.