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Sat, 14th Apr 2012
John Smith's Standard Open NH Flat Race (Div 1), 2m 110y
15 Runners (4YO to 6YO) (Class 6) Total Prize Fund - £2700

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

Offical Rating

Forecast Price*

1 Big Society (IRE) (40J)
6 b g Flemensfirth (USA) - Choice Of Kings (IRE) (King's Ride (IRE))
1 Simon Clarke & David Thorpe


Gerald Quinn (7)
T R George

Dam won four times over hurdles at 2m 4f and 3m. Won on his latest outing in a NH flat race when 9-4fav at Hereford over 2m 1f (soft) last month, beating Young Hurricane by 1 1/2l.

2 Mister Newby (IRE) (55J)
6 b g Oscar (IRE) - Sallie's Girl (IRE) (Un Desperado (FR))
214 Mr Colin Pocock



R T Phillips

A winner of a NH flat race at 2m 2f on soft ground. Well beaten at 9-2 behind At Fishers Cross when fourth of 14 on his latest outing in a NH flat race at Ffos Las over 2m (soft) in February.

3 Alpancho (GB) (50J)
6 ch g Alflora (IRE) - Run Tiger (IRE) (Commanche Run)
2 Apple Pie Partnership


Rachael Green (3)
A J Honeyball

Half-brother to Smart Man, won twice over hurdles at 2m 3f and 2m 4f and in a chase at 3m. Beaten 2 1/2l by Sky Watch when second of 7 at 12-1 on his racecourse debut at Sandown over 2m (good) in February.

4 Follow The Master (GB) (23J)
6 b g Alflora (IRE) - Daisy May (In The Wings)
U Mrs P Bosley


W P Kavanagh (3)
B Forsey

Half-brother to Jelly Baby, won five times at 1m and 1m 4f. Unseated rider when 125-1 over this course and distance (good to soft) in a NH flat race won by Melodic Rendezvous last month on his racecourse debut.

5 No No Charlie (IRE) (11J)
5 b g Croco Rouge (IRE) - Dianeme (Primo Dominie (ARG))
2U R Jenner & J Green


A P Cawley
C E Longsdon

Placed in a NH flat race from two starts. Unseated rider when 6-4fav at Sedgefield over 2m 1f (soft) in a NH flat race won by Forty Crown earlier this month on his latest outing.

6 Regal Presence (IRE) (28J)
5 ch g Presenting - Lucy Lodge (IRE) (Moscow Society (USA))
3 Fine Wine & Bubbly


A Glassonbury
V R A Dartnall

Full brother to Foynes Island, won in a point to point race at 3m and in a chase at 3m. Third of 16 behind Midnight Oscar beaten 4l at 4-1fav on his racecourse debut at Uttoxeter over 2m (good to soft) last month.

7 Scuderia (IRE) (83J)
5 b g Kris Kin (USA) - Class Society (IRE) (Lahib (USA))
2 Whites 'n Oops


Nick Scholfield
Jamie Snowden

Half-brother to Still At Lunch, won four times over hurdles at 2m 1f and 2m 4f and in NH flat race at 2m. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Raymond Beresford.

8 Thom Thumb (IRE) (86J)
6 ch g Flemensfirth (USA) - Ardlea Dawn (IRE) (Glacial Storm (USA))
03 Simon & Liz Packer 1



P R Webber

Placed in a NH flat race from two starts. Third of 9 behind Hold Court beaten 22l at 5-1 on his latest outing in a NH flat race at Ludlow over 2m (good to soft) in January.

9 Toby Lerone (IRE) (56J)
5 b g Old Vic - Dawn's Double (IRE) (King's Ride (IRE))
11 Regan, Dunning, Pettey, Morgan & Gibbs


Ryan Mahon (3)
P F Nicholls

Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with R Barber.

10 Turanjo Bello (FR) (23J)
5 gr g Turgeon (USA) - Tchi Tchi Bang Bang (FR) (Perrault)
2-2 Mrs Diana L Whateley



P J Hobbs

Beaten 4l by Melodic Rendezvous when second of 16 at 9-2fav on his racecourse debut over this course and distance (good to soft) last month.

11 Bincombe (GB)
4 gr g Indian Danehill (IRE) - Siroyalta (FR) (Royal Charter (FR))
  Mr Martin Short



P J Hobbs

Half-brother to Young Victoria, won in NH flat race at 2m.

12 Kris Spin (IRE)
4 b g Kris Kin (USA) - Auditing Empress (IRE) (Accordion)
  Mrs D J Ralph



H D Daly

Dam unraced.

13 Sammy Blade (GB)
4 ch g Needwood Blade - Aspen Ridge (IRE) (Namid)
  Mr Tim Maund-powell


S Thomas
H J Evans

Full brother to Needwood Ridge, won three times at 7f and 1m 1f.

14 Twelve Roses (GB)
4 ch g Midnight Legend - Miniature Rose (Anshan)
  Jones Broughtons Wilson Weaver


Edward Cookson (7)
K C Bailey

Full brother to Cinderella Rose, won three times over hurdles between 2m and 2m 6f and in NH flat race at 2m.

15 Tempered Steel (IRE)
5 b m Craigsteel - Winnetka Gal (IRE) (Phardante (FR))
  Mr H W Wheeler


T Molloy (3)
G McPherson

Race Verdict

Division one of the bumper looks a reasonable opportunity for TURANJO BELLO to open his account. Philip Hobbs' point-to-point recruit made a pleasing start over the C&D when second on good to soft ground and, with improvement forthcoming, he is expected to play a leading role. The previous winners Big Society and Mister Newby must carry penalties but can't be ruled out, while Alpancho is another for the shortlist following his Sandown second in February.

Selection: Turanjo Bello        Danger: Big Society        Alternative: Alpancho
* 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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