13:55 Plumpton

Monday 29 January 2018

All13:5514:2514:5515:2515:5516:25
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  • Class 4  |   1m 7f 195y  |   Soft (Heavy in places)  |   10 Runners  |   Turf
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  • Off time: 13:55  |   Winning time: 4m 11.2s
1st
2
2/1f
T: G L MooreJ: Joshua Moore
Held up in rear, smooth headway approaching 6th, 3rd soon after 3 out, challenged in 2nd next, soon led, came clear before last, easily tchd 15/8
2nd
8
5
11/4
T: N J GiffordJ: Tom Cannon
Led, joined and hit 2 out, soon headed, stayed on same pace, no chance with winner op 3/1 tchd 7/2
3rd
4 ½
8
611-4
9/4
T: O MurphyJ: David England
Took keen hold, held up towards rear, hampered 1st, bumped next, smooth headway tracking leaders before 3 out, 2nd after 3 out until pushed along before next, no extra in 3rd, mistake last op 5/2 tchd 2/1
4th
12
3
33/1
T: J W MullinsJ: Kevin Jones (5)
Ran in snatches, hampered 1st, towards rear, reminder 4th, pushed along and outpaced after 6th, rallied on outside before went right 3 out, outpaced soon after, rallied into 5th when mistake 2 out, modest 4th close home tchd 40/1
5th
½
1
6/1
T: N J GiffordJ: Nick Scholfield
Raced on inside, held up early, headway chasing leaders 3rd, ridden and weakened before 2 out tchd 9/2
6th
1 ¾
9
100/1
T: Miss A M Newton-SmithJ: Mr S Roche (7)
Chased leader until pushed along after 3 out, weakened before next
7th
26
6
66/1
T: C L TizzardJ: T J O'Brien
Chased leaders, weakened 3 out, tailed off
8th
nk
10
25/1
T: J R BoyleJ: M Goldstein
Slightly hampered 1st, soon chasing leaders, jumped slowly 6th, weakened before next
9th
47
4
66/1
T: N J GiffordJ: J M Davies
Chasing leaders when tried to refuse and baulked 1st, behind and never going after, mistake 5th, soon tailed off tchd 50/1

Also Ran

UR
7
80/1
T: J R BoyleJ: Thomas Garner (3)
Mistake and unseated rider 1st tchd 66/1

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£2.90Pl:£1.10, £1.10, £1.20EX:£8.70Trifecta:£17.00SF:£7.89Swingers:£1.60, £1.40, £1.50

Forecasts

Distingo (2/1), Weebill (9/4), Paddy's Poem (11/4), Canyouringmeback (6/1), First Quest (25/1), Inspireus (33/1), Sparky's Spirit (66/1), Market Court (66/1), Thames Knight (80/1), Walk Of Gleams (100/1)

Verdict

Nick Gifford has a strong hand here with three runners, Paddy's Poem looks about the best of those based on his recent effort over C&D and should be in the mix today. Distingo, a Flat winner in his native France, is worth keeping an eye on in his debut for new connections having shown an aptitude for this already. WEEBILL made a pleasing start to his hurdling career at Market Rasen on Boxing and comes here with trainer Olly Murphy enjoying a fine time it lately. He's taken to improve sufficiently on that first showing and land the opener.
  1. Weebill
  2. Paddy's Poem
  3. Distingo

Previous Winners

2017
The Caller
Weight: 11-4  |Age: 6
5/1

Prize Money

1st: £4,159.002nd: £1,221.003rd: £611.004th: £305.00
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