14:37 Chepstow

Thursday 25 March 2021

All12:3013:0013:3514:0714:3715:0715:37
  • Arabesque Table BookOfTheMonth April oliversbookshop.co.uk Handicap Chase
  • Class 5  |   2m 7f 131y  |   Good (Good to Soft in places)  |   12 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 14:45  |   Winning time: 6m 11.3s
1st
13
7/1
T: S CurranJ: J M Davies
Mid-division, closed 3rd, went 2nd 3 out, mistake 2 out, challenged last, soon led, stayed on op 13/2
2nd
3
4
13/2
T: R RoweJ: N F Houlihan (5)
Held up in rear, headway approaching 8th, led 5 out, mistake last, soon headed, switched right flat, held but kept on op 11/2
3rd
8
9
910-13
15/8f
T: Mrs R GassonJ: Benjamin Poste
Prominent, led 10th, headed 5 out, no extra last op 2/1
4th
8 ½
12
40/1
T: Georgie HowellJ: Tabitha Worsley (5)
Held up in rear, not fluent 6th, headway before 5 out, went modest 4th from 2 out op 25/1
5th
5
8
50/1
T: P HendersonJ: T J O'Brien
Mid-division, headway 13th, no impression from 5 out op 40/1
6th
4 ¼
5
811-4
10/1
T: A StrongeJ: James Bowen
Prominent, led before 8th, headed 10th, beaten 4 out, modest 4th when blundered 3 out tchd 9/1
7th
16
10
5/1
T: Jonjo O'NeillJ: Adrian Heskin
Held up towards rear, headway after 7th, weakened before 5 out op 11/2

Also Ran

PU
1
22/1
T: Evan WilliamsJ: Isabel Williams (5)
Chased leaders, lost place 3rd, reminder after 10th, behind 13th, pulled up before 5 out
UR
3
40/1
T: Tim VaughanJ: Alan Johns
Towards rear, closed from 4th, lost place 8th, blundered and unseated rider next op 28/1
PU
7
22/1
T: R DickinJ: J E Moore
Raced keenly, soon led, not fluent 1st, not fluent 3rd, headed before 8th, mistake 13th, weakened from 5 out, pulled up before 4 out op 20/1
F
14
33/1
T: Mark GillardJ: Danny Burton (5)
Not jump well, soon rear of mid-division, some headway 13th, no extra 5 out, fell 2 out op 25/1
UR
15
7/1
T: B I CaseJ: Lorcan Murtagh (3)
In rear, hampered 9th, no impression from 5 out, badly hampered and unseated rider 2 out tchd 15/2

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Non-Runners

6
Hedgeinator16
Weight: 11-4|  Age: 11
T: R Stephens  J: Sean Houlihan
NR
2
Danseur Du Large35
Weight: 11-12|  Age: 8
T: P Gundry  J: Nick Scholfield
NR
11
Beyond Supremacy27
Weight: 10-9|  Age: 9
T: Mrs H E Rees  J: Non Runner
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£7.20Pl:£2.20, £2.50, £1.40EX:£62.40Trifecta:£258.10Tricast:£120.16SF:£47.49Swingers:£8.70, £4.50, £4.40

Forecasts

Bignorm (15/8), Write It Down (5/1), Celma Des Bois (13/2), Arthur's Reuben (7/1), Dorado Dollar (7/1), Hepburn (10/1), Danseur Du Large (10/1), Hedgeinator (16/1), Beyond Supremacy (20/1), Cheer's Delboy (22/1), Still Believing (22/1), Touch Screen (33/1), Chain Smoker (40/1), Triangle Rock (40/1), Abbey Street (50/1)

Verdict

BIGNORM appears to be thriving all of a sudden and, in a weak affair, he's difficult to oppose bidding to defy a rise for his facile success at Leicester recently. Write It Down is one to note in the market from an ominous mark and Hepburn has been running well of late, so she can't be ruled out.

  1. BIGNORM (IRE)
  2. WRITE IT DOWN (IRE)
  3. HEPBURN

Prize Money

1st: £2,989.002nd: £878.003rd: £439.004th: £350.005th: £350.006th: £350.007th: £350.008th: £350.00
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