20:05 Newmarket

Thursday 17 May 2018

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BestWestern.co.uk Handicap

Class 4  |   1m 2f  |   Good to Firm (Good in places)  |   10 Runners  |   Turf
Off time: 20:08  |   Winning time: 2m 5.05s
Weighed In
1st
5
(8)
20/1
T: Ian WilliamsJ: P Mathers
Close up, chased leaders 3f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, ran on op 33/1
2nd
3 ¼
6
(4)
13/2
T: A KingJ: M Harley
Held up, headway 3f out, ridden 2f out, chased winner inside final furlong op 9/1 tchd 6/1
3rd
¾
9
(7)
7/2
T: Sir Michael StouteJ: R L Moore
Tracked leader, led 3f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, kept on same pace tchd 10/3
4th
6
2
(2)
6/1
T: H PalmerJ: James Doyle
In rear, ridden and headway 2f out, no impression final furlong tchd 11/2
5th
1 ¾
8
(1)
8/1
T: R BrislandJ: Gabriele Malune (5)
Held up, ridden and headway over 1f out, no impression final furlong op 10/1 tchd 12/1
6th
½
7
(5)
16/1
T: E A L DunlopJ: Andrea Atzeni
Held up, pushed along over 3f out, some late headway, never nearer op 14/1
7th
6
4
(9)
11/4f
T: J RyanJ: S De Sousa
Led, ridden and headed 3f out, weakened over 1f out tchd 5/2
8th
35
1
(10)
28/1
T: G G MargarsonJ: Daniel Muscutt
Tracked leaders, ridden and weakened over 3f out, tailed off op 25/1 tchd 33/1
9th
¾
10
(3)
50/1
T: S DixonJ: Nicola Currie (5)
Always in rear, pushed along over 4f out, soon outpaced, tailed off tchd 40/1
10th
3 ¼
3
(6)
15/2
T: C ApplebyJ: W Buick
In touch, ridden 3f out, weakened 2f out, tailed off op 11/2 tchd 8/1

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Betting

Forecast

Midnight Wilde (11/4), Whitehall (7/2), Morning Skye (6/1), Beringer (13/2), Sportswriter (15/2), Apache Blaze (8/1), Grandscape (16/1), Shuhood (20/1), Blame Culture (28/1), Love Rat (50/1)

Verdict

An interesting contest where Blame Culture looks an obvious contender now dropped back in trip on good ground, while Morning Skye, Midnight Wilde and Sportswriter are others with claims. Apache Blaze is a filly in good form and is not ruled out but the most interesting runner is WHITEHALL, who made some good late progress at Wolverhampton on his handicap debut and gets the vote with headgear on and Ryan Moore in the plate.
  1. Whitehall
  2. Blame Culture
  3. Apache Blaze

Prize Money

1st: £7,763.002nd: £2,310.003rd: £1,154.004th: £577.005th: £300.006th: £300.007th: £300.008th: £300.00

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