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Ffos Las

Thu, 23rd Aug 2012
Yokohama Tyres Claiming Hurdle, 2m
5 Runners (4YO plus) (Class 5) Total Prize Fund - £2600

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

Offical Rating

Forecast Price*

1 Dancewiththedevil (IRE) (21J)
11 b g Dr Massini (IRE) - Hibba (IRE) (Doubletour (USA))
30-6670 Mr T Faulkner
Tongue strap


Robert Williams (7)
B J Llewellyn

Winner of five hurdle races and a NH flat race from 1m 5f to 2m 1f on ground varying from good to firm to good to soft. Well beaten at 14-1 when last of 10 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Stratford over 2m (good to soft) earlier this month.

2 Regency Dreams (GB) (479J)
7 ch g Dreams End - Regency Fox (Bold Fox)
67/F- Mr T G Price


Robert Kirk (5)
Mrs N S Evans

Unplaced in both NH starts. Well beaten at 20-1 behind Ramses De Marcigny when seventh of 10 on his latest outing in a NH flat race at Taunton over 2m 1f (soft) in December '09. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Allan Ashcroft.

3 Grand Lahou (FR) (5J)
9 ch g Cyborg (FR) - Yota (FR) (Galetto (FR))
6-12711 Oceans Racing


R Johnson
Tim Vaughan

Winner of three hurdle races and three chases from 2m to 2m 3f on ground varying from good to firm to heavy. Won on his latest outing in a selling hurdle race when 10-11fav at Market Rasen over 2m 1f (good to firm) earlier this month, beating Topenhall by 1 3/4l. Has won 3 times this season.

4 Oran Flyer (IRE) (28J)
11 b g Safety Catch (USA) - Mill Dancer (IRE) (Broken Hearted)
5P-1748 Mr R E R Williams


Conor Ring (10)
Evan Williams

Successful in a hurdle race and a NH flat race at 2m and 2m 1f on good to soft and soft ground. Beaten 13l behind Amazingreyce at 11-2 when eighth of 11 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Uttoxeter over 2m (good) last month.

5 Praxiteles (IRE) (21F, 69J)
8 b g Sadler's Wells (USA) - Hellenic (Darshaan)
0130-7P Los Amigos
Tongue strap, Cheek pieces


A P McCoy
Miss R Curtis

He has won three hurdle races at 2m on good to firm and good ground. Pulled up at the last when 10-1 at Aintree over 2m 1f (soft) in a hurdle race won by Jolly Roger in June on his latest NH outing.

Race Verdict

Grand Lahou is on a hat-trick following wins in plating class at Perth and Market Rasen and he looks sure to go well. However, it might pay to side with PRAXITELES. He has been struggling on the Flat of late but the return to hurdles could reignite his enthusiasm and he will take all the beating if putting his best foot forward. Dancewiththedevil could fare best of the others.

Selection: Praxiteles        Danger: Grand Lahou        Alternative: Dancewiththedevil
* 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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