Today's racecards

Worcester

  • 16:10 Jacques Vert Novices' Handicap Chase2m

  • Winner £2,277 2nd £668 3rd £334 4th £167
  • Going: Good, Good to Firm in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 3m 50.10s
  • Off time: 16:10:51
16:10 Worcester Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Perfect Reward 5/1
2nd Sadler's Star (GER) 14/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 26U16-4 Yellow, Red hoops, Yellow sleeves, check cap Perfect Reward 20
Nag meDistance Winner
7 11-12 p C E Longsdon Felix De Giles 115 5/16.00
2 02545-0 Yellow, Beige hoops Dean's Grange 27
Nag meDistance Winner
6 11-7 C L Tizzard J Tizzard 110 7/24.50
3 3791-14 Royal Blue and Grey (quartered), Grey sleeves, Orange cap Ballabrook (IRE) 13
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance Winner
9 11-2 b D McCain Jnr A P McCoy 105 15/82.88
4 73P/FF-2 Black, large Yellow spots, Black sleeves, Yellow spots, Yellow cap Pin D'Estruval (FR) 27
Nag me
8 11-0 t M Sheppard Mr J M Ridley (7) 103 5/23.50
5 426P-35 White, Black star, Black sleeves, White stars, White cap, Black stars Sadler's Star (GER) 10
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
8 10-13 M Blake D Elsworth 102 14/115.00

Verdict

Ballabrook made all to win twice over fences before running below his best at Kelso last time when not able to dominate. He's not certain to do so here either with PIN D'ESTRUVAL in the field. Matt Sheppard's charge fell prey to some careless jumping on his first two starts for his current yard but went close over C&D last month when putting in a clear round. That should have boosted his confidence and he gets the vote. Sadler's Star and Perfect Reward have shown little so far over fences and Dean's Grange is making his chasing debut.