14:50 Taunton

Thursday 28 November 2019

All12:3513:1013:4514:1514:5015:2015:50
  • Newton King Handicap Hurdle
  • Class 4  |   2m 104y  |   Good to Soft (Good in places)  |   16 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 14:50  |   Winning time: 4m 9.9s
1st
3
9/2
T: T LaceyJ: Stan Sheppard (3)
Mid-division, headway from 4 out, led approaching 2 out, edged left flat, stayed on well
2nd
2 ¼
15
40/1
T: Miss S WestJ: M Goldstein
Towards rear, not fluent 2nd or 4th, headway 3 out, went 2nd flat, kept on, no impression on winner tchd 33/1
3rd
4
2
6/1
T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson
Prominent, not fluent 2nd, led before 2nd, headed and edged left before 2 out, stayed on same pace flat op 15/2 tchd 7/1 and tchd 8/1
4th
2 ¾
5
411-11
8/1
T: M R ChannonJ: Bryony Frost
Tracked leaders, took keen hold, challenged after 3 out until 2 out, no extra flat
5th
3 ¾
16
5/2f
T: Suzi BestJ: T Scudamore
Held up in rear, headway from 4 out, mistake 3 and 2 out, beaten when mistake last, weakened flat op 9/4 tchd 2/1
6th
12
12
16/1
T: J C FoxJ: J E Moore
Held up in touch, driven after 3 out, weakened before next op 20/1
7th
3 ¾
9
25/1
T: Evan WilliamsJ: Conor Ring (3)
Held up rear of mid-division, blundered 1st, never on terms tchd 28/1
8th
¾
6
611-11
5/1
T: J ScottJ: Matt Griffiths
Held up in touch, weakened after 3 out op 6/1
9th
1 ½
13
33/1
T: S-J DaviesJ: Charlie Deutsch
In touch in mid-division, well beaten after 3 out
10th
18
8
12/1
T: R WalfordJ: James Best
Held up in touch, lost place 5th, weakened after 3 out op 14/1
11th
½
1
20/1
T: P F NichollsJ: H Cobden
Always towards rear op 18/1 tchd 16/1
12th
11
4
66/1
T: K BurkeJ: Thomas Bellamy
Held up towards rear, mistake 3rd, behind 4 out
13th
hd
10
25/1
T: Tim VaughanJ: Alan Johns
Took keen hold, led until before 2nd, stayed handy, weakened from 4 out op 50/1 tchd 25/1
14th
3 ½
7
33/1
T: Mrs F M ShawJ: David Noonan
Held up towards rear, headway on outside before 5th, weakened after 3 out op 25/1
15th
5
11
711-3
16/1
T: Mrs D O'NeillJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Tracked leaders, lost place after 4 out, soon behind op 18/1
16th
27
14
100/1
T: Mrs K StephensJ: Nick Scholfield
Always behind

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Non-Runners

17
Man Of The North27
Weight: 10-0|  Age: 6
T: A W Carroll  J: Harry Bannister
NR

Betting

Forecast

Highway To Success (5/2), Dorking Boy (9/2), Bang On (5/1), Le Ligerien (6/1), Poucor (8/1), Fresno Emery (12/1), Graceful James (16/1), Bardd (16/1), Deadline Diva (20/1), Arcade Attraction (25/1), Bleu Et Noir (25/1), Man Of The North (25/1), Metatrons Cube (33/1), Hollywood Ken (33/1), Bard Of Brittany (40/1), Golden Poet (66/1), D'waterside (100/1)

Verdict

BANG ON finished just in front of Le Ligerien over C&D a fortnight ago and both should have their part to play again now. Preference is for Jeremy Scott's charge, who was a winner here as a novice and should be sharper after that first start since April. Plumpton winner Poucor might prefer to see some rain, while Dorking Boy shaped promisingly at Ascot this month and will be fitter today. Highway To Success has 9lb in hand on the assessor after landing a 'Hands and Heels' Novices' contest at Wincanton a week ago and has to considered on the back of that.
  1. Bang On
  2. Highway To Success
  3. Le Ligerien

Previous Winners

2018
Court Royale
Weight: 12-0  |Age: 5
6/1

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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