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3:30 Newcastle 26 Nov 2005

Pertemps "Fighting Fifth" Hurdle Class A Grade 1

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m46yds) 2m Soft 9 hurdles
1st £45,072 2nd £16,976 3rd £8,496 4th £4,248 5th £2,128 6th £1,064 7th £528 8th £272
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
5 117 146 130 158
gr g Lear Fan (USA) - Aristocratique (Cadeaux Genereux)
Held up in touch, smooth headway and every chance when mistake 3 out, led before next, quickened clear approaching last, readily (op 11-4)
2  5
6 117 154 124 150
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Persian Walk (FR) (Persian Bold)
Raced wide, joined leaders 4th, led 4 out to before 2 out, no chance with winner (op 9-1)
3  shd [5]
11 117 140 124 150
ch g Be My Guest (USA) - Exciting (Mill Reef)
Close up, outpaced before 3 out, rallied last, kept on (op 40-1)
4  4 [9]
8 117 153 119 146
b g Warning - Dansara (Dancing Brave)
Held up, driven 4th, rallied and prominent before 3 out, outpaced next (op 5-1)
5  nk [9½]
6 117 145 119 147
br g Persian Bold (IRE) - Cindy's Baby (Bairn)
With leaders, mistake 4 out, soon every chance, no extra before 2 out (op 8-1 tchd 11-1)
6  5 [14½]
7 117 b1 150 112 142
ch g Halling (USA) - Sister Sophie (USA) (Effervescing)
Close up until weakened approaching 3 out (op 33-1)
7  26 [40½]
6 117 p 117 79 115
b g In The Wings - Vaison La Romaine (Arctic Tern)
In touch, outpaced before 4th, lost touch from 4 out
8  15 [55½]
4 117 145 59 100
b c Alhaarth (IRE) - Coast Is Clear (IRE) (Rainbow Quest)
Set steady pace to 4 out, weakened before next (jockey said race came too soon) (op 7-1 tchd 13-2)
PU   
8 117 b 160
ch g Polar Falcon (USA) - I'll Try (Try My Best)
Chased leaders until weakened after 4 out, pulled up before next (jockey said gelding had a breathing problem) (op 11-4 tchd 7-2)
  • Off time: 3:36:00 Winning time: 4m 0.60s (slow by 10.60s) Total SP: 117%
  • Non-runners: Akilak (unsuitable ground), Buthaina (vet's certificate)
  • 1st owner: Andrea & Graham Wylie (Arcalis) 1st breeder: P E Clinton
  • 2nd owner: J B Webb (Royal Shakespeare)
  • 3rd owner: Jim Ennis (The French Furze)
  • Tote win: £3 PL: £1.50 £2.20 £4.70 Ex: £29.50 CSF: £21.18 Trifecta: £378.70 Pool: £906.98 - 1.70 winning tickets. Place 6 £318.08, Place 5 £132.33
  • Placepot: £952.30 to a £1 stake. Pool: £47,032.70. 36.05 winning tickets.
  • Quadpot: £77.30 to a £1 stake. Pool: £3,262.10. 31.20 winning tickets.
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