13:55 Newton Abbot

Saturday 31 August 2019

All13:5514:3015:0515:4016:1516:5017:25

    William Hill Leading Racecourse Bookmaker Novices' Hurdle

  • 4YO plus  |   Class 3  |   2m 167y  |   Good  |   11 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 13:55  |   Winning time: 3m 53.6s
1st
Horse silk
1
9/2
T: Miss E C LavelleJ: Adam Wedge
Made all, not fluent 2 out, 2 lengths up when not fluent last and left further clear, stayed on op 6/1
2nd
Horse silk
5
7
5/1
T: G L MooreJ: Joshua Moore
Pressed winner until after 3 out, 3rd and beaten when jumped left and not fluent 2 out, went 2nd again close home op 13/2
3rd
Horse silk
1 ¼
2
7/4f
T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton
Chased leaders, not fluent 3 out, soon 2nd, ridden before not fluent 2 out, switched right after, 2 lengths down when jumped left and landed awkwardly last, weakened into 2nd close home op 15/8 tchd 2/1
4th
Horse silk
27
3
411-3
15/2
T: M F HarrisJ: Kevin Jones (3)
Held up in mid-division, well behind leaders after 2nd, went remote 4th before 2 out, mistake last op 8/1
5th
Horse silk
7
6
20/1
T: P J HobbsJ: M G Nolan
Raced in 4th, well behind leaders after 2nd, never closed, lost 4th before 2 out, mistake last
6th
Horse silk
hd
5
11/4
T: T LaceyJ: R Johnson
Held up in rear, well behind leaders after 2nd, very remote 6th 2 out, never any chance op 15/8 tchd 7/4
7th
Horse silk
8
9
40/1
T: Mrs S LeechJ: Adrian Heskin
Towards rear, not always fluent, well behind leaders after 2nd tailed off 5th op 50/1
8th
Horse silk
5
11
100/1
T: C J GrayJ: Sean Houlihan (3)
Towards rear, mistake 1st, well behind leaders after 2nd, tailed off 5th
9th
Horse silk
24
4
150/1
T: Mark GillardJ: Fergus Gillard (7)
Held up in mid-division, well behind leaders after 2nd, tailed off 5th op 200/1
10th
Horse silk
1 ½
8
50/1
T: Suzi BestJ: J E Moore
Mistake and pulled hard in rear, well behind leaders after 2nd, tailed off 5th op 40/1
11th
Horse silk
5
10
510-5
150/1
T: N P MulhollandJ: T Scudamore
Mid-division, not fluent 1st, well behind leaders after 2nd, tailed off 5th

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£5.40Pl:£1.60, £2.00, £1.10EX:£28.50Trifecta:£73.20SF:£27.38Swingers:£4.10, £3.10, £2.50

Forecasts

Illustrissime (7/4), Dorking Boy (11/4), Highly Prized (9/2), Guns of Leros (5/1), Jacamar (15/2), Gaelic Prince (20/1), Meagher's Flag (40/1), Global Wonder (50/1), Vinnie's Icon (100/1), Ballycanew (150/1), Pania (150/1)

Verdict

There’s a suspicion that Dorking Boy who started his hurdling career in Grade 2 event is better than he’s shown so far over timber. He does, however, have to show more than he did last time out and jump better although the reapplied headgear may help in that area. ILLUSTRISSIME is just preferred though despite having been beaten last time out plus having to give a penalty away; he’ll need to jump better than he did last time but this looks an ideal test for him. Highly Prized will have to recapture his Wincanton form to have a chance while Guns Of Leros and Gaelic Prince are worth noting in the betting for positive moves.
  1. Illustrissime
  2. Dorking Boy
  3. Gaelic Prince

Previous Winners

2018
Leapaway
Weight: 12-2  |Age: 6
1/4

Prize Money

1st: £7,928.002nd: £2,328.003rd: £1,164.004th: £582.00

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