Thirteen Pound Hike For Tofino Bay

Mon 26th Nov 2012, 13:52

Tofino Bay (right) is now rated 147
©Healy Racing Photos
By Donal Murphy
Tofino Bay has been raised thirteen pounds by the handicapper to a mark of 147 after his victory in the Troytown Chase at Navan yesterday.

Like Your Style who finished just half a length behind him has been upped nine pounds to a mark of 135.

Drawn N Drank, who won the opening maiden hurdle at Navan, is now rated 103 up nine pounds, while Misca Musca, who won the 2m handicap hurdle, has been raised seven pounds to a mark of 107.

The John Hanlon trained Hidden Cyclone is up eight pounds to 153 after his win at Gowran on Saturday while Happy New Year and Treat Yourself, who both won handicap hurdles at Gowran, have been raised thirteen (82 to 95) and eleven (92 to 103) pounds respectively.

The Eoghan O’Grady trained Clashnabrook has received the biggest hike of the weekend after his four and a half-length success in the 2m 2f handicap chase at Gowran.

The son of Alderbrook is now rated 100 over fences up eighteen pounds.

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THE IRISH TIMES