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18:45 Ayr 7 Aug 2018

Volunteer At Ayrshire Cancer Support Handicap (Class 4) (3YO plus)

Winner £5,531 - 7 ran

5f

Good

3
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Purple and yellow diamonds, checked sleeves (Mr H Thornton & Mr P T Midgley)

2. Merry Banter (1)

made all, clear halfway, ran on well, unchallenged

9/2 2Fav 4 9-10 78 G LeeP T Midgley
2
Saxe blue, yellow armlets, blue and red quartered cap (Mr J S Goldie)

7. Eternalist (7)

prominent in chasing group, ridden over 1f out, no impression on winner but kept on inside final furlong

12/1 5 8-6 h 65 2 Harrison Shaw (5)J S Goldie
3 1
Dark green, white spots on sleeves (Prestige Thoroughbred Racing)

1. Dark Defender (5)

slowly into stride, in rear, headway towards stands side from 2f out, went 3rd inside final furlong, kept on, no impression on winner

2/1 Fav 5 9-12 v 80 J FanningK Dalgleish
4
Black and red diabolo, red and black diabolo on sleeves, black and red quartered cap (A F McLoughlin/c Higgins/h Murray)

6. Rego Park Lady (IRE) (4)

went left start, prominent in chasing group, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong

5/1 3 9-2 73 P HanaganA Murray
5 ½
White, dark blue cross belts, diabolo on sleeves, dark blue cap, light blue stars (The Reluctant Suitor's)

5. Primo's Comet (2)

not much room start, soon behind, some headway final furlong, no impression

6/1 3 9-0 74 Jamie Gormley (3)J S Goldie
6 5
White, gold braid, green sleeves, green cap with gold tassel (Sheikh Abdullah Almalek Alsabah)

3. Areen Faisal (IRE) (6)

prominent in chasing group, ridden over 2f out, soon beaten

13/2 3 9-9 80 D TudhopeD O'Meara
7 1
White, emerald green cross of lorraine, emerald green and white chevrons on sleeves, pink cap (Mr Laurence O'kane & Miss N J Barron)

4. Scuzeme (3)

bumped start, prominent in chasing group, ridden and lost place over 1f out

12/1 4 9-6 74 4 Ben CurtisT D Barron

Off Time: 18:45:58

Winning Time: 0m 58.78s

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2018 23:50:37

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1
Purple and yellow diamonds, checked sleeves (Mr H Thornton & Mr P T Midgley)

2. Merry Banter (1)

made all, clear halfway, ran on well, unchallenged

9/2 2Fav 4 9-10 G Lee 78
4/5 19 Sep 2018 Yar 5F GF  Cl2 Hcp £12,602 (F) to Encore d'Or (4¼L)   5/1 48-11 Harry Bentley 85
7/8 26 Sep 2018 Wol 5F St  Cl4 Hcp £5,531 (F) to You're Cool (3L)   7/1 49-7 Kevin Stott 85
Won/12 06 Oct 2018 Red 5F Gd  Cl4 Hcp £5,693 (F) bt Bashiba (nk)   16/1 49-6 Ben Robinson 83
2
Saxe blue, yellow armlets, blue and red quartered cap (Mr J S Goldie)

7. Eternalist (7)

prominent in chasing group, ridden over 1f out, no impression on winner but kept on inside final furlong

12/1 5 8-6 h Harrison Shaw (5) 65 2
Won/16 13 Aug 2018 Ayr 5F Gd  Cl6 Hcp £3,493 (F) bt Kibaar (hd)   8/1 59-12 Harrison Shaw 63
3 1

slowly into stride, in rear, headway towards stands side from 2f out, went 3rd inside final furlong, kept on, no impression on winner

2/1 Fav 5 9-12 v J Fanning 80
Won/13 21 Aug 2018 Ham 6F GS  Cl4 Hcp £6,728 (F) bt Yes You (nk)   14/1 59-4 Jason Hart 79
15/23 21 Sep 2018 Ayr 6F Hy  Cl2 Hcp £18,675 (F) to Lucky Lucky Man (6½L)   25/1 59-6 Rowan Scott 84
4

went left start, prominent in chasing group, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong

5/1 3 9-2 P Hanagan 73
13/17 04 Nov 2018 Naa 5F Y  Hcp €7,392 (F) to Aspen Belle (10L)   16/1 39-0 D P McDonogh 71
5 ½

not much room start, soon behind, some headway final furlong, no impression

6/1 3 9-0 Jamie Gormley (3) 74
7/9 29 Aug 2018 Mus 5F Gd  Cl4 Hcp £5,693 (F) to Royal Brave (4¾L)   16/1 38-11 Jamie Gormley 73
Won/8 07 Sep 2018 Mus 5F Gd  Cl5 Hcp £3,752 (F) bt Suwaan (1¼L)   13/2 39-4 J Fanning 73
4/15 29 Sep 2018 Hdo 6F GS  Cl3 Hcp £9,057 (F) to Dark Power (2¼L)   50/1 38-8 Cam Hardie 77
5/11 11 Oct 2018 Ayr 6F Sft  Cl4 Hcp £6,728 (F) to T For Tango (6L)   14/1 39-3 Phil Dennis 77
5/14 23 Oct 2018 Ncs 6F St  Cl4 Hcp £6,081 (F) to Buccaneers Vault (3¼L)   4/1 Fav 39-3 Jamie Gormley 76
Won/10 01 Nov 2018 Wol 5F St  Cl4 Hcp £5,531 (F) bt Captain Lars (½L)   7/2 Fav 38-13 Alistair Rawlinson 76
6 5

prominent in chasing group, ridden over 2f out, soon beaten

13/2 3 9-9 D Tudhope 80
8/9 27 Aug 2018 Rip 6F GS  Cl4 Hcp £5,693 (F) to Shortbackandsides (9¼L)   16/1 39-6 Ben Curtis 79
9/12 08 Sep 2018 Thr 5F Sft  Cl4 Hcp £8,280 (F) to Our Little Pony (5L)   33/1 39-1 D Nolan 77
11/14 28 Sep 2018 Ncs 6F St  Cl5 Hcp £3,752 (F) to Secretinthepark (11L)   33/1 39-7 D Nolan 74
F/12 19 Oct 2018 Ncs 6F St  Cl5 Hcp £3,752 (F) to Nick Vedder  100/1 39-1 C J McGovern 70
7 1
White, emerald green cross of lorraine, emerald green and white chevrons on sleeves, pink cap (Mr Laurence O'kane & Miss N J Barron)

4. Scuzeme (3)

bumped start, prominent in chasing group, ridden and lost place over 1f out

12/1 4 9-6 Ben Curtis 74 4
8/11 16 Aug 2018 Bev 5F GF  Cl5 Hcp £4,140 (F) to Arnold (10¾L)   20/1 49-7 Ben Curtis 70
7/16 01 Sep 2018 Bev 5F GF  Cl5 Hcp £5,293 (F) to Musharrif (5L)   33/1 49-3 C Lee 67
10/15 13 Sep 2018 Ham 6F Sft  Cl6 Hcp £3,493 (F) to Vallarta (7¼L)   22/1 49-7 J Fanning 65
8/13 18 Sep 2018 Red 6F GF  Cl5 Hcp £4,787 (F) to Dirchill (6¾L)   16/1 48-11 J Fanning 65
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Merry Banter 1st Dark Defender 3rd
Eternalist 2nd Primo's Comet 5th
Rego Park Lady 4th
Areen Faisal 6th
Scuzeme 7th
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £5.80
Tote Win £5.70 (2)
Tote Place £2.40 (2) , £4.30 (7)
Tote Swinger £1.80 (1, 2) , £4.30 (1, 7) , £6.30 (2, 7)
Tote Exacta £46.10 (2, 7)
Tote Trifecta £160.40 (2, 7, 1)
CSF £51.15 (2, 7)