MONDAY 26 MAY 2003
by Lee Glanville
and John Heardís Bill Me Up won the national Chase Young Horse Award
after a win in the South Tetcott Intermediate at Lifton on Monday. Colin
Heard rode the horse to victory and the owners win £1,000 and a trophy
worth £300 which will be presented at Stratford Racecourse on Friday.
Be won the Menís Open at Lifton under Alex Charles Jones and the victory
gave the Ollie Bush-trained horse the Wessex Area Chase Young Horse Award
Phlyer was back to form and won the ladies race for Charlotte Stucley. One
to look out for here is third placed Guru Rinpoche who at last got the
rewards for owner Paul Tylorís confidence.
Shears won the last two races, the maidens on board Rich Return ≠ at 50-1
- and Liberty Livelihood and there was another long priced winner ≠ Mandy
Hand on 25-1 shot Silver Man in the Restricted.
Bash has been in superb form this year and notched up her fourth win under
Confined: 1, County Bash, Miss L Gardner 10-11; 2, Sea Urchin, Mrs M Hand;
3, Lydford Castle, L Heard. Eight ran, 4l, 1/2l, 6.07.
Open: 1, Mrs Be, Alex CharlesJones 1-3f; 2, Damienís Pride, L Heard; 3,
Chasing Daisy, J Snowden. Six ran, 1/2l, 20l, 6.15.
1, Phoenix Phlyer, Miss C Stucley 11-2; 2, Hasten Bak, Miss L Gardner; 3,
Guru Rinpoche, Miss S Gaisford. Six ran, 3l, 6l, 6.01.
1, Silver Man, Mrs M Hand 25-1; 2, Proby Lady, The Hon D Harding; 3, Panto
Pixie, Miss T Cave. Nine ran, 2l, 8l, 6.14.
1, Bill Me Up, C Heard 4-5; 2, Carefree Love, R Darke; 3, Bak On Board,
Miss L Gardner. Seven ran, 2l, 10l 6.07.
Division One: 1, Rich Return, M Shears 50-1; 2, Rosehill Doorbell, Alex
Charles-Jones; 3, Gayble, W Biddick.
11 ran, 4l, 10l, 6.33.
Div Two: 1, Liberty Livelihood, M Shears 6-1; 2, Velvet Jones, Alex Charles Jones; 3, Darcy Jones, Mrs O Jackson. 11 ran, 10l, 5l, 6.18.