14:30 Newbury

Wednesday 20 January 2021

All12:5513:2514:0014:3015:0515:3516:05
  • MansionBet's Faller Insurance Handicap Hurdle
  • Class 4  |   2m 69y  |   Heavy (Soft in places)  |   15 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 14:32  |   Winning time: 4m 10.4s
1st
1
5/2f
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Chased leaders on inside, close 2nd between last 2, led last, stayed on well run-in op 7/2
2nd
5
4
3/1
T: O MurphyJ: Aidan Coleman
Keen in mid-division on inside, steady headway approaching 3 out, chased leaders before next, ridden between last 2, went 2nd run-in, no chance with winner op 18/5 tchd 9/2
3rd
¾
6
711-11
16/1
T: J ScottJ: Matt Griffiths
Held up in mid-division, headway chasing leaders before 4 out, went 2nd next, led 2 narrowly out, ridden when mistake and headed last, no extra and lost 2nd towards finish op 11/1
4th
21
19
410-13
6/1
T: F O'BrienJ: Max Kendrick (3)
Held up well in rear, headway and plugged on into modest 4th from 2 out tchd 9/2
5th
1 ½
2
100/1
T: M D I UsherJ: J M Davies
Led, pushed along and narrowly headed 2 out, lost 2nd between last 2, weakened last tchd 125/1
6th
2 ¾
14
511-5
10/1
T: D G BridgwaterJ: T Scudamore
Chased leader until 4 out, chased leaders, 2nd again well before next until 3 out, chased leaders, weakening when went left 2 out op 12/1 tchd 14/1
7th
1 ¼
8
12/1
T: S AllwoodJ: Lorcan Williams (3)
Chased leaders, pushed along after 4 out, ridden and weakened after next tchd 14/1
8th
nk
16
25/1
T: George BakerJ: Kevin Brogan (5)
Always towards rear op 16/1
9th
nk
9
16/1
T: Jonjo O'NeillJ: Jonjo O'Neill Jr.
Mid-division, pushed along after 4 out, soon outpaced op 14/1
10th
6 ½
15
25/1
T: G L MooreJ: J E Moore
Went left 1st, always towards rear, no chance when went badly left 2 out, never on terms op 22/1 tchd 20/1 and 33/1
11th
18
12
14/1
T: B PaulingJ: D A Jacob
Mid-division out wide, headway chasing leaders before 4 out, weakened before 2 out op 12/1 tchd 16/1
12th
36
7
1011-11
200/1
T: K DavisJ: Kai Lenihan (7)
Raced keenly, chased leaders, went 2nd 4 out until well before next, weakened quickly, tailed off op 80/1

Also Ran

PU
5
911-12
50/1
T: G L MooreJ: N F Houlihan (7)
Always behind, lost touch before 4 out, tailed off and pulled up before 2 out op 33/1 tchd 40/1
PU
10
25/1
T: R G HawkerJ: R T Dunne
Always towards rear, tailed off and pulled up 2 out tchd 28/1
PU
13
12/1
T: A StrongeJ: David Bass
Chased leaders, weakened soon after 4 out, tailed off and pulled up before last op 10/1

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Non-Runners

20
For Three58
Weight: 10-12|  Age: 7
T: J Ewart  J: Non Runner
NR
3
Dave And Bernie55
Weight: 11-12|  Age: 6
T: O Signy  J: Non Runner
NR
11
Doux Pretender38
Weight: 11-6|  Age: 8
T: Mrs S Leech  J: C Gethings
NR
18
Heart Of A Lion41
Weight: 11-0|  Age: 6
T: A King  J: Tom Cannon
NR
17
Drewmain Legend38
Weight: 11-0|  Age: 9
T: A Stronge  J: R Johnson
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£3.50Pl:£1.50, £1.60, £5.20EX:£13.10Trifecta:£143.70Tricast:£105.53SF:£10.36Swingers:£3.10, £11.80, £11.00

Forecasts

Gowel Road (5/2), Gunsight Ridge (3/1), Naizagai (6/1), Heart Of A Lion (6/1), Zamani (10/1), Aquila Sky (12/1), Ardmayle (12/1), Pencreek (14/1), Kuraka (16/1), Clondaw Promise (16/1), Dave And Bernie (16/1), Drewmain Legend (20/1), Dante's View (25/1), Hit The Rocks (25/1), For Three (25/1), Sastruga (25/1), Doux Pretender (25/1), Zamperini (50/1), Timeforaspin (100/1), Chantecler (200/1)

Lots with chances but HEART OF A LION has had a wind op since his promising Taunton second and looks to have got in lightly for his handicap bow so Alan King's improver is the one to be with. Gunsight Ridge, another with better days ahead of him and representing the in-form Olly Murphy yard, rates next best, with well-weighted Aquila Sky and unexposed Gowel Road two more who need considering.

  1. HEART OF A LION (IRE)
  2. GUNSIGHT RIDGE
  3. AQUILA SKY (IRE)

Previous Winners

2020
Le Ligerien
Weight: 11-12  |Age: 7
2/1

Prize Money

1st: £3,769.002nd: £1,107.003rd: £553.004th: £350.005th: £350.006th: £350.007th: £350.008th: £350.00
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