13:50 Wincanton

Sunday 14 April 2019

All13:5014:2515:0015:3016:0516:3517:10
  • Transport Systems Novices' Hurdle
  • Class 4  |   1m 7f 65y  |   Good  |   10 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 13:50  |   Winning time: 3m 47.5s
1st
2
20/1
T: Miss E C LavelleJ: Adam Wedge
Tracked leaders, challenged before 2 out, driven flat, led towards finish, ran on tchd 25/1
2nd
hd
1
9/4
T: N J HendersonJ: Nico de Boinville
Tracked leader, led after 2nd, pressed from 2 out, edged left approaching last, driven flat, headed towards finish tchd 5/2
3rd
2 ¼
6
6/5f
T: A KingJ: Wayne Hutchinson
Tracked leaders on inside, took keen hold, ridden and edged right after 2 out, every chance last, not quicken flat op 11/10 tchd 11/8
4th
4
3
16/1
T: N P MulhollandJ: R T Dunne
Held up towards rear, headway after 3 out, went 4th from 2 out, not trouble leaders, not given hard time op 14/1
5th
1 ¼
7
15/2
T: N J HendersonJ: James Bowen
Held up in mid-division, headway 2 out, not able to get on terms op 8/1 tchd 13/2 and tchd 17/2
6th
9
5
611-0
50/1
T: J W MullinsJ: Daniel Sansom (5)
Held up in rear, took keen hold, mistake 1st, headway approaching 2 out, no impression before last op 66/1 tchd 40/1
7th
7
10
100/1
T: Evan WilliamsJ: Mitchell Bastyan (5)
Mid-division, headway 3 out, weakened from 2 out
8th
2
9
11/2
T: H FryJ: S Bowen
Prominent, lost place when slow 4th, well beaten before 2 out op 7/1 tchd 5/1
9th
24
8
100/1
T: B BarrJ: Paul O'Brien (3)
Led, wandered into 1st, not fluent 2nd, soon, headed, weakened before 2 out, tailed off
10th
½
4
100/1
T: Mrs S GardnerJ: James Best
Towards rear, wandered into 1st, not fluent next, not fluent and behind 5th, tailed off

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£26.70Pl:£4.00, £1.10, £1.10EX:£117.70Trifecta:£146.80SF:£67.69Swingers:£14.60, £7.20, £1.30

Forecasts

Tiffin Top (6/5), Heatstroke (9/4), Olympic Odyssey (11/2), Ballycaines (15/2), No Hidden Charges (16/1), Highly Prized (20/1), Postman (50/1), Binn Boru (100/1), Johni Boxit (100/1), Nordenfelt (100/1)

Verdict

If Heatstroke could be guaranteed to show his debut form over hurdles he would be the clear pick here but his run last time left a lot to be desired and it remains to be seen if he can bounce back. Ballycaines gives trainer Nicky Henderson a decent back up but he might just need this first experience over hurdles having been lightly-raced so far. The form of TIFFIN TOP stands up to close inspection and he’s taken to follow up his Hereford victory. Highly Prized is an interesting newcomer making the switch from the USA to hurdling in this country; his Flat form gives him a chance if he takes to timber.
  1. Tiffin Top
  2. Highly Prized
  3. Heatstroke

Previous Winners

2018
Diamond Guy
Weight: 11-0  |Age: 5
2/1

Prize Money

1st: £5,523.002nd: £1,622.003rd: £811.004th: £405.00
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