• About Us
  • Careers
  • Diary & Events
  • Stay In Touch
telephone: +44 1933 440077   email: ihelp@weatherbys.co.uk


Thu, 10th May 2012
Geoffrey Chichester Novices' Hurdle, 2m 6f
6 Runners (4YO plus) (Class 4) Total Prize Fund - £3900

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

Offical Rating

Forecast Price*

1 Weekend Millionair (IRE) (709F, 15J)
5 ch g Arakan (USA) - Almi Ad (USA) (Silver Hawk (USA))
9/412- Mr W Clifford


T Scudamore
D Pipe

A winner of a hurdle race at 2m 4f on good ground. Beaten 2 3/4l by Shamiran when second of 25 at 16-1 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Punchestown over 2m 4f (heavy) last month.

2 Dualla Lord (IRE) (61J)
7 gr g Lord Americo - Marthas Prayer (IRE) (Roselier (FR))
1/2F239- Mrs Marianne G Barber


D A Jacob
P F Nicholls

Placed in three hurdle races from five starts. Well beaten at 5-1fav behind Ambion Wood when 9th of 18 on his latest outing in a Grade 3 hurdle race in the Group 3 paddypower.com 'NH' Novices' Handicap Hurdle at Sandown over 2m 4f (good to soft) in March.

3 Killimore Cottage (GB) (16J)
5 b g Tamure (IRE) - Singing Cottage (Greensmith)
505- The Blue Harlequin Racing Club


Nick Scholfield
P W Hiatt

Unplaced in all three starts. Finished 20l behind Seebright when fifth of 12 at 33-1 on his latest outing in a maiden NH flat race at Towcester over 2m (soft) last month.

4 Minella King (IRE) (36J)
10 b g Bob's Return (IRE) - Win Em All (IRE) (General Ironside (IRE))
51FP35- Miss C Bowles


J M Maguire
L Corcoran

Placed in two hurdle races from nine starts. Well beaten at 10-3 behind Ugo when last of 5 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Exeter over 2m 3f (good to firm) last month.

5 Showman (IRE) (28J)
9 ch g Carroll House - Bettys The Act (IRE) (Mister Lord (USA))
U5U214- Mr Richard Prince


Mr P Prince (7)
L Corcoran

Well beaten at 25-1 behind Referent when fourth of 6 on his racecourse debut at Newton Abbot over 3m 2f (good) last month.

6 Webberys Dream (GB) (23J)
9 b g Bandmaster (USA) - Sheilas Dream (Inca Chief (USA))
262212- Mr George Searle


Matt Griffiths (3)
J Scott

A winner of a chase at 2m 5f on soft ground. Beaten 1 1/4l by Easter Meteor when second of 6 at 6-4 on his latest outing in a chase at Exeter over 2m 3f (good) last month.

Race Verdict

Weekend Millionair found only Shamiran too strong in a competitive handicap at Punchestown last month and that form gives him major claims here. However, he meets DUALLA LORD on 2lb worse terms than he would in a handicap and that might just tilt the balance in favour of Paul Nicholls' representative who was not disgraced when sent off favourite for a Grade 3 event at Sandown last time. Webberys Dream has been in good heart over the larger obstacles and he merits the utmost respect on his hurdling debut.

Selection: Dualla Lord        Danger: Weekend Millionair        Alternative: Webberys Dream
* These are prices forecast by PA Sport Ltd. and are to be used only as a guide to the betting market.
Richard Farquhar continues his Walking The Courses mission today, as he treks from Aintree to Haydock Park ahead of Saturday’s Betfair Chase Day. In a campaign...
Get ready for the December sales. Our Stable Door Pedigrees can help you promote your consignment. We can produce an A3 size laminated pedigree to pin to your...
Great British Racing International has had its funding extended for a minimum of two more years.GBRI was launched in April 2013 with the purpose of bringing...
View All