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Ayr Sat, 18th Apr, 2009

Going - Good. 

Placepot Pool - £145,455.41 Winning Units - 20.8 Dividend - £5,104.90. Quadpot Pool - £14,700.12 Winning Units - 31.26 Dividend - £347.90. Place Six Dividend - £4,392.13. Place Five Dividend - £158.17.

Samsung Electronics Scottish Champion Hurdle (Limited Handicap) (Grade 2) of £80000.00 4-y-o plus (Class 1) 2m.

1st - £45608.00, 2nd - £17112.00, 3rd - £8568.00, 4th - £4272.00 14 Ran

1st Noble Alan (GER) 10-5 (Mr Craig Bennett)
(3:36.80 12.47 secs faster on today's going )
King's Theatre (IRE) - Nirvavita (FR)(Highest Honor (FR))

SP 17/2

N Richards

D J Condon

Tote Win £11.80

Place £3.90

loading past form
held up behind, good headway before 3 out, led last, ridden out
2nd2L Secret Tune (GB) 10-4 (Mr R Davies)

Generous (IRE) - Sing For Fame (USA)(Quest For Fame)

SP 16/1

Tom George

P J Brennan

Place £5.50

loading past form
in touch, headway to lead 2 out, headed last, ridden and kept on flat
3rdnk Harper Valley (IRE) 10-5 (The Three Honest Men)

Val Royal (FR) - Dry Lightning (GB)(Shareef Dancer (USA))
Breeder - R P Ryan

SP 16/1

Mrs L Wadham

D Crosse

Place £6.10

loading past form
led, headed 2 out, soon ridden, kept on under pressure flat
4thnk Blue Bajan (IRE) 11-10 (Dr John Hollowood)

Montjeu (IRE) - Gentle Thoughts (GB)(Darshaan)

SP 14/1

Andrew Turnell

G Lee

loading past form
held up on outside, ridden and headway 3 out, stayed on under pressure from last, nearest finish
5th2.75L Medermit (FR) 10-12 (The Dunkley & Reilly Partnership)

Medaaly (GB) - Miss D'hermite (FR)(Solicitor (FR))
Breeder - Philippe Gasdoue

SP 9/4fav

Alan King

R Thornton

loading past form
mid-division, headway and in touch 4 out, effort next, one pace and no impression when edged left approaching last
6thshd Snap Tie (IRE) 11-10 (Mrs Diana L Whateley)

Pistolet Bleu (IRE) - Aries Girl (GB)(Valiyar)
Breeder - W E Sturt

SP 7/1

Philip Hobbs

T J O'Brien

loading past form
mid-division, effort approaching 3 out, stayed on same pace from next
7th0.75L Takeroc (FR) 10-11 (Mrs Sandra Giles)

Take Risks (FR) - Rochambelle (FR)(Truculent (USA))

SP 22/1

Paul Nicholls

Christian Williams

loading past form
held up, headway on inside 3 out, no extra from next
8th1L Sentry Duty (FR) 11-5 (Mr Peter Spiller)

Kahyasi - Standing Around (FR)(Garde Royale)

SP 13/2

Nicky Henderson

B J Geraghty

loading past form
mid-division, headway 3 out, soon ridden, 4th and no impression when blundered last, weakened flat
9thnk Take The Breeze (FR) 9-13 (Mr & Mrs G Calder)

Take Risks (FR) - Reine Breeze (FR)(Phantom Breeze)

SP 16/1

Paul Nicholls

Harry Skelton(5)

loading past form
in touch, effort 3 out, ridden and kept on until weakened flat
10th14L Emmpat (IRE) 10-4 (Mr Michael D Mee)

Bigstone (IRE) - Nordic Abu (IRE)(Nordico (USA))
Breeder - Michael Phelan

SP 11/1

C Swan

D J Casey

loading past form
behind, ridden 3 out, never dangerous
11th0.75L Culcabock (IRE) 10-1 (Mrs Elizabeth Ferguson)

Unfuwain (USA) - Evidently (IRE)(Slip Anchor)

SP 25/1

Miss L Russell

C I Gillies(3)

loading past form
in touch, pushed along halfway, outpaced when hit 4 out, weakened next
12thhd Cybergenic (FR) 10-4 (Mrs J E Wilson)

Bering - Ciudadella (FR)(Highest Honor (FR))

SP 100/1

Paul Murphy

K Mercer

loading past form
chased leader to before 4 out, soon behind
13th9L Ski Sunday (GB) 10-4 (Scarlet Pimpernel)

King's Best (USA) - Lille Hammer (GB)(Sadler's Wells (USA))

SP 15/2

Tim Vaughan

S E Durack

loading past form
raced keenly in mid-division, hit 5th, weakened 3 out
p.u. Oddshoes (IRE) 10-4 (Mrs Evelyn Madden)

Mujadil (USA) - Another Baileys (GB)(Deploy)
Breeder - Mrs E Fitzsimons

SP 40/1

K Prendergast

T J Murphy

loading past form
chased leader to 5th, weakened next, behind when pulled up before 2 out
Off 2.54
Time 3m. 36.80 secs, which is 12.47 secs faster than the course average
Tote Exacta £233.00.
ToteTrio £487.00.

Issaquah was withdrawn not under orders. Rule 4 does not apply. Stewards Enquiry - Result Stands
2008 Border Castle 7 9-13 Mr N Scholfield (5) 40/1 (A B Haynes)