Tennis Cap receives hefy hike

By Donal Murphy

Mon 11th Feb 2013, 14:17
Tennis Cap leads the field over the last on his way to victory at Leopardstown on Saturday
Tennis Cap leads the field over the last on his way to victory at Leopardstown on Saturday
(Healy Racing Photos)
The Willie Mullins trained Tennis Cap is the biggest mover in the revised weekly handicap ratings after his all the way success at Leopardstown on Saturday.

The 6yo son of Snow Cap, who will go for either the Coral Cup or the County Hurdle at Cheltenham, has gone up twelve pounds to a mark of 139.

Discoteca, who finished second to Tennis Cap, has gone up four pounds to a mark of 136 while Leah Clare, who finished third, has gone up two pounds to 123.

After his defeat in the Hennessy on Saturday, Flemenstar has been dropped three pounds and is now rated 168 over fences while his conqueror Sir Des Champs has remained unchanged at 166.

Our Conor, who impressively took the Grade 1 Spring Juvenile Hurdle, is now rated 145 while Champagne Fever, who won the Grade 1 Deloitte Novice Hurdle, is up one pound to 149.

Boston Bob, who just got up to win the Grade 1 Dr PJ Moriarty Novice Chase, has been given a mark of 147, while Texas Jack, who finished second, has been raised one pound to 146.

Other big movers include the Noel Brett trained Dactik, who has gone up ten pounds to a mark of 115 after his comfortable success at Fairyhouse on Tuesday and the Ted Walsh trained Summer Star who has gone up nine pounds to 107 for his win at Leopardstown on Saturday.

SIGNIFICANT MOVERS OVER HURDLES

Tennis Cap................plus 12............139

Dactik..........................plus 10............115

Summer Star.............plus 9...............107

Inish Island................plus 7...............142

Whisky And Rye........plus 7...............102

Twin Plan...................plus 6...............87

Fiery Oscar................plus 5...............94

Smart Money.............plus 5..............100

Bright New Dawn.....plus 4..............146

Sarabad.....................plus 4..............119

Quartetto....................plus 4...............99

Leah Claire...............plus 2...............123

Rory's Brother...........down 5..............104

Sportsmaster............down 4..............119

Minsk..........................down 2..............140

SIGNIFICANT MOVERS OVER FENCES

Savello.................................plus 4..........131

Texas Jack..........................plus 1..........146

Tranquil Sea......................down 5.........145

Flemenstar.........................down 3........168

Forpadydeplasterer..........down 2.........147

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