20:15 Ffos Las

Thursday 2 August 2018

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  • Class 4  |   7f 80y  |   Good (Good to Soft in places)  |   6 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 20:16  |   Winning time: 1m 32.93s
1
(5)
La Maquinat154
Age: 3|  Weight: 9-8| J: T E Whelan| T: George Baker| OR:  81
10/3
Son of Dutch Art who cost 52,000 gns as a yearling and as such should cope with these slower conditions. Came in for support when runner-up to a useful sort and 10L clear of the third. Will have needed the run on return following a wind operation,
2
(1)
Zalshahp33
Age: 3|  Weight: 9-7| J: Rossa Ryan| T: R Hannon| OR:  80| D
3/1
Sole win came at Chelmsford in a class 5 and he is still above that mark. Handles some give in the ground and that would be the biggest weapon in his armoury.
3
(6)
Yorbelucky46
Age: 3|  Weight: 9-3| J: E J Walsh| T: P D Evans| OR:  76| CD
5/1
Made all to score here last autumn on heavy ground and has the action of a horse requiring give underfoot. As a result his reappearance on quick ground can be upgraded and he commands respect.
4
(4)
Dream Catchingv113
Age: 3|  Weight: 9-0| J: Joshua Bryan| T: A M Balding| OR:  73
9/4
By Dream Ahead out of a dam who won on fast ground. Conditions are a worry if remaining on the soft side, but claims if reproducing his latest effort in a first-time visor.
5
(2)
Bezosp26
Age: 3|  Weight: 8-12| J: Fran Berry| T: Ian Williams| OR:  71| D
14/1
2-15 record with his last victory coming in plating class. Has previously struggled in this grade and the ground would be an additional concern.
6
(3)
Controversial Lady24
Age: 3|  Weight: 8-6| J: Hollie Doyle| T: J S Moore| OR:  65| D
7/1
Won twice in France last year but she's failed to be as effective on these shores, held on her last two starts but she is handicapped to do better if conditions remain soft.

Betting

Forecast

Dream Catching (9/4), Zalshah (3/1), La Maquina (10/3), Yorbelucky (5/1), Controversial Lady (7/1), Bezos (14/1)

Verdict

La Mequina should do better back over this trip and has a pedigree to handle the expected going. Zalshah and Yorbelucky are proven under the conditions with the latter also proven over C&D. Both are giving away a lot of weight to CONTROVERSIAL LADY. She has been waiting for the weather to turn in her favour and it has done so with her weight down to an attractive mark.
  1. Controversial Lady
  2. Yorbelucky
  3. La Maquina

Prize Money

1st: £5,757.002nd: £1,713.003rd: £856.004th: £428.005th: £300.006th: £300.007th: £300.008th: £300.00

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