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3:25 Catterick 10 May 2021

Racing Welfare Supporting Racing's Workforce Veterans' Handicap

(Class 5) (0-70, 6yo+) (5f212yds) 6f Soft
1st £2,862 2nd £1,343.55 3rd £672.04 4th £336.02 5th £300 6th £300 7th £300 8th £300


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (11)  
11 81 v 56 39 63
b g Mount Nelson - Purple Rain (IRE) (Celtic Swing)
Raced wide, held up in rear, smooth headway over 2f out, bit short of room and switched left 2f out, led over 1f out, soon ridden and hung badly left, hard pressed towards finish, just held on (op 20/1 tchd 22/1)
2 (9) nse
6 96 w2 v 68 50 74
b g Camacho - Cross Section (USA) (Cape Cross)
Outpaced in rear early, pushed along and some headway home turn, good headway up the centre 2f out, ran on well inside final furlong, just failed (op 10/3)
3 (12) shd [snk]
8 810 58 39 63
ch g Pivotal - Rag Top (IRE) (Barathea)
Midfield, ridden and good headway towards near side inside final furlong, kept on, just held (op 4/1)
4 (6) ¾ [1]
9 85 p 53 31 56
b g New Approach (IRE) - Faslen (USA) (Fasliyev)
Towards rear, going okay but still plenty to do over 2f out, soon ridden and headway towards near side, ran on inside final furlong, not pace to challenge (op 33/1)
5 (3) [7½]
7 713 Out-of-Handicaps 4 p 50 2 32
b g Elzaam (AUS) - Eurolink Sundance (Night Shift)
Outpaced in rear early, raced in last and hard ridden over 2f out, stayed on up the centre from over 1f out, never on terms (op 28/1)
6 (7) ¾ [8¼]
7 94 66 15 46
b g Canford Cliffs (IRE) - Cake (IRE) (Acclamation)
Midfield, going okay but dropped to rear home turn, ridden over 1f out, soon bit short of room, in the clear and kept on final furlong, never dangerous (stewards' inquired into running and riding, jockey said his instructions were to jump well and sit handily throughout the race, and ride the race as it unfolded; he added that having ridden the gelding on several occasions, he felt that, as usual it jumped well but then appeared to be outpaced in the early part of the race which was unusual for the gelding as he usually travels well and races prominently; he further added that he had ridden all the way to the line and that, in his opinion, he had obtained the best possible placing; trainer's rep said that the ride accorded with the instructions and that she was satisfied with the ride given; their explanations were noted; vet said a post-race examination revealed the gelding to be coughing) (op 25/1 tchd 28/1)
7 (2) [9½]
6 91 v1 63 7 39
b g Canford Cliffs (IRE) - Joyful (IRE) (Green Desert)
Close up, ridden over 2f out, weakened quickly 1f out (op 10/1)
8 (1) ½ [10]
6 97 69 11 43
b g Oasis Dream - Habaayib (Royal Applause)
Midfield, ridden home turn, outpaced 2f out, no impression inside final furlong (op 15/2)
9 (8) [11¼]
6 813 tp 61 31
ch g Dream Ahead (USA) - Shamsalmaidan (IRE) (Fantastic Light)
Disputed lead at fast pace, led narrowly against near rail over 2f out, soon ridden, headed by winner over 1f out, weakened quickly inside final furlong (op 15/2)
10 (5) [14½]
12 90 tp 62 22
br g Dark Angel (IRE) - Petite Maxine (Sharpo)
Tracked leaders, ridden and lost position over 2f out, soon drifted left and well held (op 25/1)
11 (4) nk [14¾]
9 90 p 62 21
ch g Kyllachy - Belgique (IRE) (Compton Place)
Disputed lead at fast pace, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened quickly from over 1f out (trainer said, regarding poor performance, that the gelding was unsuited by the going which was officially described as soft, and would prefer a quicker surface) (tchd 5/1)
12 (10) [23¼]
7 810 b 58
b g Power - Bawaakeer (USA) (Kingmambo)
Raced wide, prominent, pushed along home turn, outpaced and lost ground quickly over 2f out, dropped to last over 1f out, got well behind inside final furlong (op 12/1)
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