Wendy Birkumshaw Barconn Limited Handicap 1m 2f
- (4yo+, 1m 2f, Class 6, 10 runners)
- Winner £3,618 2nd £1,698 3rd £850 4th £425 5th £300 6th £300
- Going: Standard
- Surface: Polytrack
- Winning time: 2m 5.12s
- Off time: 19:37:12
|1st||3 Flower Of Thunder||4/1|
|2nd||5 Sun Festival||1¾||15/2|
|4||137 9-11||A W Carroll||L Morris||62|
Waltzing Queen (IRE) 9
|4||136 9-10||Rae Guest||Cameron Noble (3)||61|
Flower Of Thunder (IRE) 26
|5||136 9-10||Mrs C A Dunnett||R Kingscote||61|
Bayston Hill 21
|8||134 9-8 p||M D I Usher||Charlie Bennett||59|
Sun Festival 10
|4||134 9-8 p||Joseph Parr||Alice Bond (7)||59|
|4||134 9-8||J A Osborne||Nicola Currie||59|
Surrey Princess 26
|4||133 9-7 h||George Baker||T E Whelan||58|
Makambe (IRE) 14
|7||130 9-4 p||C Banham||Joey Haynes||55|
Lake Sand (IRE) 33
|5||128 9-2 v||A Stronge||Ray Dawson||53|
Dew You Believe (IRE) 12
|4||121 8-9 p||M Appleby||R Ffrench||45|
Raihaan (IRE) 92
|6||97||G L Moore||Rhys Clutterbuck||58|
Glint Of An Eye (IRE)
||4||9-7||H Spiller||Sebastian Woods||15/8|
Headshot has been in good form over a mile at Bath but FLOWER OF THUNDER has further improved this year. She went close over track and trip before beating Surrey Princess at Leicester and is only 3lb higher today. Sun Festival won at Wolverhampton before struggling over a longer trip at Musselburgh while Bayston Hill is back on a winning mark and placed here last time without threatening the winner.
Raihaan (IRE)9-2 (9-3) Held up in touch, ridden and headway when switched to inside over 1f out, faded final furlong, 7th of 12, 6 1/4l behind Dynakite (9-5) at Kempton 1m hcp (6) pol in Feb.
Flower Of Thunder (IRE)9-2fav (9-5) Close up, pushed along over 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, driven out, won at Leicester 1m 2f hcp (6) gf in Apr beating Surrey Princess (9-4) by 1l, 13 ran.
Sun Festival9-1 (9-3) Tracked leader over 3f, handy 3rd until over 2f out, chased leaders, ridden and weakened over 1f out, 4th of 8, 9 3/4l behind Graces Quest (9-0) at Musselburgh 1m 4f hcp (6) gf in May.
Makambe (IRE)12-1 (9-0) Held up in mid-division on inside, effort over 1f out, lacked pace to get on terms, 7th of 11, 6 1/4l behind Jenson Benson (9-6) at Chelmsford City 7f hcp (6) pol in May.
Lake Sand (IRE)5-1 (10-0) Dwelt in touch, pushed along 3f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on same pace, 6th of 10, 2 3/4l behind Miss Sligo (10-0) at Lingfield 1m 2f stks (6) pol in Apr.
Waltzing Queen (IRE)40-1 (9-10) Chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 12th of 13, 14 1/2l behind Rocket Dancer (9-2) at Beverley 1m hcp (6) gf in May.
Bayston Hill8-1 (9-7) Held up, ridden 2f out, headway 1f out, ran on, 3rd of 7, 3 1/2l behind The Bay Warrior (9-8) at Chelmsford City 1m 2f hcp (6) pol in Apr.
Headshot5-1 (9-6) Tracked leader, ridden to lead over 1f out, pressed inside final furlong, headed post, 2nd of 7, shd behind Lilandra (8-4) at Bath 1m hcp (5) gf in May.
Jerriais10-3 (9-8) Towards rear, ridden and weakened quickly well over 2f out, last of 7, 25 1/4l behind Lindwall (9-1) at Lingfield 1m 5f hcp (6) pol in Sep.
Surrey Princess11-2 (9-4) Close up, ridden 2f out, stayed on to go 2nd close home, 2nd of 13, 1l behind Flower Of Thunder (9-5) at Leicester 1m 2f hcp (6) gf in Apr.
Dew You Believe (IRE)3-1fav (8-11) Behind, headway 3f out, stayed on same pace from over 1f out, 4th of 10, 6 1/4l behind Elixsoft (9-9) at Nottingham 1m hcp (6) gd in May.