Today's racecards

Wolverhampton

  • 14:55 Betfred Double Delight Handicap1m 1f 103y

  • Winner £4,205 2nd £1,251 3rd £625 4th £313
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 1.21s
  • Off time: 14:55:31
14:55 Wolverhampton Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Opus Maximus (IRE) 7/1
2nd Chosen Forever 15/2
3rd Follow The Flag (IRE) 20/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (6) 876711 Royal Blue, Light Blue chevron, striped sleeves and cap Gritstone 56
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
4 9-6 R A Fahey B McHugh 81 7/24.50
2 (3) 207007 Pink, black chevron, pink sleeves, black spots, pink cap, black diamond Honey Of A Kitten (USA) 94
Nag me
3 9-5 P D Evans A Kirby 82 25/126.00
3 (9) 850612 Yellow, Royal Blue cross belts, Yellow sleeves, Royal Blue stars, Yellow cap, Royal Blue star Follow The Flag (IRE) 11
Nag meCourse WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 9-5 v A J Mccabe S W Kelly 80 20/121.00
4 (8) 978415 Black, large Yellow spots, armlets and cap Chosen Forever 30
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
6 9-4 G R Oldroyd D Swift (3) 79 15/28.50
5 (5) 887244 Purple, Light Blue and Purple hooped sleeves, Light Blue cap Snow Dancer (IRE) 24
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
7 9-4 H A McWilliams P Aspell 79 15/28.50
6 (7) 023100 Purple, Pink chevron, Purple sleeves, Pink stars, Purple cap, Pink star Hidden Glory 19
Nag me
4 9-4 J G Given Freddie Tylicki 79 20/121.00
7 (4) 620700 Pink, Black epaulets, hooped sleeves and star on cap Fastnet Storm (IRE) 79
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
5 9-3 T D Barron William Carson 78 13/27.50
8 (1) 951316 Black, Mauve stars Jordaura 63
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
5 9-2 Miss Gay Kelleway David Probert 77 16/117.00
9 (2) 7-231 White, Red sash, Red and White striped cap Fakhuur 13
Nag me
3 9-0 C E Brittain R L Moore 77 11/43.75
10 (10) 221226 Maroon, Beige cross belts, Beige and Maroon chevrons on sleeves, Beige cap, Maroon star Opus Maximus (IRE) 6
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
6 9-0 C R Dore Hayley Turner 75 7/18.00
11 (11) 100070 Royal blue, white hollow box, white sleeves, royal blue armlets and diamond on white cap Jawaab (IRE) 12
Nag meCourse Winner
7 8-13 e R C Guest R Lucey-Butler (3) 74 50/151.00

Verdict

Plenty of C&D winners on show in a competitive handicap, though Fakhuur isn't one of them. She got off the mark at Southwell last time and Ryan Moore's booking suggests there's more to come from her. Top weight Gritstone won twice here in October and a hat-trick isn't out of the question despite a 6lb rise, but Follow The Flag's recent resurgence has been on the Fibresand at Southwell. SNOW DANCER is closely matched on earlier form with Chosen Forever and she initially looked flattered by her latest fourth in a conditions race here behind the progressive Loyalty. However, the form has worked out really well and Hugh McWilliams' mare is the one to beat on that showing.