18:10 Ffos Las

Thursday 21 June 2018

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Class 4  |   2m  |   Good (Good to Firm in places)  |   7 Runners  |   Turf
Off time: 18:10  |   Winning time: 3m 50.9s
Weighed In
1st
6
6/1
T: Evan WilliamsJ: Adam Wedge
Held up in rear, headway 7th, went 3rd 4 out, led briefly before last, strong challenged after, led again towards finish op 9/2
2nd
½
4
3/1
T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton
Took keen hold, held up on outside, hit 7th, closed from 9th, challenged before 4 out, led 2 out, headed before last, led again at the last, hard pressed, headed towards finish op 4/1
3rd
17
5
9/4f
T: Dr R D P NewlandJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Chased leaders, not fluent 2nd, jumped right 6th, led before 4 out, headed 2 out, weakened flat op 3/1
4th
6
3
3/1
T: Miss R CurtisJ: R Johnson
Chased leaders, went 2nd 3rd, wandered and led 5th, jumped left after, headed before 4 out, weakened approaching 3 out op 5/2
5th
2
7
16/1
T: Christian WilliamsJ: T J O'Brien
Held up in rear, not always fluent, well beaten after 9th op 12/1
6th
14
1
8/1
T: N B KingJ: Harry Teal (7)
Led until 5th, lost place after 9th, weakened before 4 out, mistake and hampered 3 out, mistake 2 out op 7/1

Also Ran

F
2
7/1
T: K C BaileyJ: Aidan Coleman
Tracked leader, slow 1st, lost 2nd 3rd, not fluent and lost place 7th, not fluent next, modest 4th when fell 3 out op 8/1

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Forecast

Nikki Steel (9/4), One For Billy (3/1), Joueur Bresilien (3/1), Dark Invader (6/1), Little Chunk (7/1), Comanche Chieftain (8/1), Field Exhibition (16/1)

Verdict
Reverting to more prominent tactics would surely be a positive for Comanche Chieftain as would the reintroduction of headgear off this sort of mark but once again it looks as though he would face competition for the lead. DARK INVADER went close last time and off the same mark with cheekpieces now applied he looks to be the one to beat. Little Chunk can be given a chance if a break has refreshed him with Nikki Steel respected; he’s just the type that the stable do well with over the summer months. One For Billy has to also be given a mention with his yard in good form in what is a competitive opener.
  1. Dark Invader
  2. Nikki Steel
  3. Comanche Chieftain

Previous Winners

2017
Get Rhythm
Weight: 11-9  |Age: 7
Weight: 11-9  |  
Age: 7  |  
J: P J Brennan
  |  
T: T R George
5/2
Prize Money
1st: £5,458.002nd: £1,603.003rd: £801.004th: £401.005th: £350.006th: £350.007th: £350.008th: £350.00

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