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Visit Racingtv.com Open National Hunt Flat (Qualifier) (5) Class 5

  • Distance: 2m 1f 33y
  • Age: 4yo
  • Runners: 11
  • Prize: £4,500

Night of Thunder colt. Closely related to a winner on Flat and half-brother to 6 winners, including bumper winner/smart hurdler Aqalim. Failed to justify strong support at Perth last month.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
06/09/21 Perth 4/7 Conor O'Farrell Bumper 2m 47y Gd/Sft 10st 10lbs

€27,000 3-y-o, Joshua Tree gelding. Half-brother to 4 winners, including fair hurdler/chaser Well Done d'Oc. Promising first effort when second at Wexford in March and better than the result, too.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
20/03/21 Wexford 2/11 Mr H. D. Dunne Bumper 2m 2f Soft 11st 9lbs

€20,000 3-y-o, Yeats gelding. Dam (c128/h121), 2m-2½m hurdle/chase winner, half-sister to useful hurdler (stays 21f) Do Your Job. Shaped as though in need of the run at Kelso in April.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
11/04/21 Kelso 8/13 Callum Bewley Bumper 2m 51y Gd/Sft 10st 8lbs

Bred to need time and distance and little in the way of promise at Hexham in April.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
19/04/21 Hexham 8/10 Mr John Dixon Bumper 2m 48y Good 10st 9lbs

Won his completed start in points but just modest form in bumpers so far, third of 8 at Market Rasen 3 weeks ago. That form still entitles him to respect in this.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
25/09/21 Market Rasen 3/8 Mr Benjamin Brackenbury Bumper 2m 125y Good 11st 0lbs
23/06/21 Worcester 7/8 Mr Benjamin Brackenbury Bumper 2m Good z 11st 0lbs
Geordie and Taffy silk
No. 2

Black Sam Bellamy gelding. Dam (h108) 2m-19f hurdle winner. Hooded and didn't show much starting out at Perth in July.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
28/07/21 Perth 6/8 Jamie Hamilton Bumper 2m 47y Gd/Sft H 11st 0lbs

Frozen Power gelding. Dam unraced, closely related to fairly useful hurdler (17f winner) Kitkatie. Big price and just minor promise on debut 19 days ago.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
25/09/21 Market Rasen 6/8 Sam Coltherd Bumper 2m 125y Good 11st 0lbs

£35,000 3-y-o first foal dam, ran once in bumpers/twice-raced hurdler, half-sister to fair hurdler/useful chaser Pur de Sivola and fair hurdler/fairly useful chaser R de Rien Sivola.

€2,500 3-y-o, Yeats gelding. Closely related to bumper winner/fairly useful chaser Forever My Friend, stayed 3¼m. Interesting newcomer.

Mr W. Cox silk
No. 9

Nayef gelding. Half-brother to 3 winners, including fair hurdler Eddy and modest hurdler Cladding. Dam (h92), 17f hurdle winner (stayed 21f), also 1m winner on Flat.

First foal, dam, lightly raced in bumpers, half-sister to bumper winner/useful hurdler Gusty Rocky and useful hurdler Goodbye Someday out of bumper winner/very smart hurdle winner Liss A Paoraigh.