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Sat, 24th Mar 2012
puredarts.co.uk 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle, 2m 1f
7 Runners (4YO plus) (Class 4) Total Prize Fund - £5000

No/Draw/Horse (days since last run)
Age colour sex, Sire - Dam (Damsire)
Wearing Details

Offical Rating

Forecast Price*

1 First Quarter (GB) (96J)
5 b g Old Vic - Webb Find (IRE) (Over The River (FR))
34 Mr John P McManus


R P McLernon
Miss R Curtis

Unplaced in both NH starts. Well beaten at 18-1 behind Howaboutnow when fourth of 10 on his latest outing in a NH flat race here over 2m 1f (heavy) in December last year.

2 Hollow Heartbeat (IRE) (27J)
5 b g Flemensfirth (USA) - Polly's Joy (IRE) (Oscar (IRE))
507 The Hollow Partnership


William Twiston-Davies (7)
N A Twiston-Davies

Unplaced in all three starts. Well beaten at 40-1 behind Sunny Ledgend when seventh of 13 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Towcester over 2m (good to soft) last month.

3 Lucky Prince (GB) (65J)
5 b g Lucky Owners (NZ) - Sun Bonnet (Grand Lodge (USA))
06 Mr Brian Eckley


Peter Carberry (5)
B Eckley

Unplaced in both NH starts. Well beaten at 100-1 behind Hold Court when sixth of 9 on his latest outing in a NH flat race at Ludlow over 2m (good to soft) in January.

4 Sun Cloud (IRE) (13J)
5 b g Cloudings (IRE) - Miss Melrose (Bob Back (USA))
54794 Boundary Garage (Bury) Limited


D C Costello
J M Jefferson

Yet to place in five starts. Finished 13l behind Victor Leudorum when fourth of 7 at 25-1 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Market Rasen over 2m 3f (good) earlier this month.

5 Tannerman (IRE) (16J)
6 br g Presenting - Coolsilver (IRE) (Good Thyne (USA))
294 Mr Trevor Hemmings


R Johnson
P J Hobbs

Placed in a NH flat race from three starts. Well beaten at 7-1 behind Old Tricks when fourth of 11 on his latest outing in a maiden hurdle race at Wincanton over 2m (good to soft) earlier this month.

6 Tornade D'estruval (FR) (129J)
5 b m Network (GER) - Onde D'estruval (FR) (Art Bleu (UNR))
8P-14F Million In Mind Partnership


A Tinkler
N J Henderson

A winner of a hurdle race at 2m 1f. Fell at the last when 11-4 at Warwick over 2m (good) in a chase won by Tatispout in November last year on her latest outing.

7 Call Back (GB) (23J)
4 b g Beat Hollow - Payphone (Anabaa (USA))
7152 Mr D Hanafin


J M Maguire
D McCain Jnr

A winner of a NH flat race at 1m 6f on good to soft ground. Beaten 1 1/2l by Dark Shadow when second of 8 at 5-2 on his hurdling debut at Ludlow over 2m (good) earlier this month.

Race Verdict

CALL BACK looks sure to take all the beating receiving weight off his elders. He displayed a fair amount of ability in three bumper starts before finishing third on his hurdling debut at Ludlow 23 days ago and should be able to go one better today if stepping forward from that. Tornade D'estruval, representing last years winning stable, was in the process of running a nice race over fences at Warwick latest prior to a last-fence fall and warrants respect back over timber but Tannerman needs to improve.

Selection: Call Back        Danger: Tornade D'estruval        Alternative: Tannerman
* These are prices forecast by PA Sport Ltd. and are to be used only as a guide to the betting market.
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