Today's racecards

Worcester

  • 14:20 Bob Love 'King Of The Dirt' Memorial Beginners' Chase2m 7f

  • Winner £4,224 2nd £1,240 3rd £620 4th £310
  • Going: Good, Good to Firm in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 5m 45.50s
  • Off time: 14:20:12
14:20 Worcester Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Connectivity (IRE) 5/6

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 4/12128- Dark blue and yellow (quartered), striped sleeves Abbey Storm (IRE) 155
Nag me
7 11-6 D McCain Jnr J M Maguire 3/14.00
2 3441-83 Royal blue, light green star, light green sleeves, royal blue stars and cap Connectivity (IRE) 118
Nag meDistance Winner
9 11-6 b1 Dr R D P Newland A P McCoy 130 5/61.83
3 544533 Dark Green and Yellow diamonds, Dark Green sleeves Finch Flyer (IRE) 17
Nag me
6 11-6 p A Sadik Lee Edwards 74 50/151.00
5 1P7P9-P Yellow, dark blue cross belts, yellow sleeves, pink armlets, dark blue and yellow quartered cap What An Oscar (IRE) 93
Nag me
8 11-6 p1 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 3/14.00
Non runners
43P3P4/1-Spanish Optimist (IRE)711-6Tim VaughanR Johnson

Verdict

Despite only beating one home, CONNECTIVITY was far from disgraced on his chasing debut here in June behind Ambion Wood. He had a much higher rating over hurdles than Abbey Wood and, with McCoy taking over the reins and a pair of blinkers to help him concentrate, Richard Newland's nine-year-old can open his account over the larger obstacles today. Abbey Wood will be interesting when given a thorough test of stamina while Spanish Optimist has few miles on the clock, though the ex-pointer may need this. Neither Finch Flyer nor What An Oscar are likely to figure unless something happens to the others.