ApolloBet Free Download App Novices' Handicap Hurdle 2m 1f
- (4yo+, 2m 1f, Class 4, 5 runners)
- Winner £3,119 2nd £916 3rd £458 4th £229
- Going: Soft
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 4m 33.40s
- Off time: 16:15:27
|1st||2 Just Cameron||9/4f|
|2nd||3 Hallmark Star||3½||5/1|
Allied Answer 28
|6||166 11-12||S Gollings||A P McCoy||116||5/2|
Just Cameron 50
|7||163 11-9||P A Kirby||R McGrath||113||9/4f|
Hallmark Star 29
|5||158 11-4 p||Miss Lucinda V Russell||Craig Nichol (5)||108||5/1|
Blake Dean 24
|6||150 10-10||Mrs S J Smith||Ryan Mania||100||5/2|
Garde Ville (FR) 30
|4||150 10-10||Mrs L Williamson||Thomas Garner (5)||108||33/1|
Anna's Arch (IRE)
||6||11-12||G A Swinbank||Fearghal Joseph Davis||10/1|
BLAKE DEAN has done well this season and, though raised a further 7lb since finishing second to The Clock Leary at Catterick, is probably the one to beat again. Hallmark Star was second over this track and trip last month and looks a danger while A P McCoy rides Allied Answer for Steve Gollings. The top weight won a handicap at Wetherby before struggling under a penalty back in novice company at Doncaster last time. Garde Ville is in his first handicap but the four-year-old looks to have a bit to find at the weights and likewise Just Cameron.
Just Cameron 13-2 (11-5) Mid-division, closed 2nd, went 2nd 7th, ridden approaching 3 out, no impression on winner from next, lost 2nd when mistake last, weakened flat, 5th of 11, 30l behind Big Society (11-9) at Newcastle 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy in Jan.
Hallmark Star 15-2 (10-7) With leaders and keen, led before 2 out, ridden before last, one pace, 2nd of 6, 2 1/4l behind Twoways (11-7) at Carlisle 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy in Feb.
Allied Answer 8-1 (11-5) Led, headed 2 out, weakened before last, 7th of 14, 20l behind First Mohican (10-12) at Doncaster 2m nov hdl (4) gs in Feb.
Garde Ville (FR) 14-1 (10-12) Raced in last pair, not fluent, reminder after 3rd, ridden and well beaten after 3 out, went 4th from 2 out, 4th of 6, 31l behind Carry On Sydney (10-12) at Market Rasen 2m 1f 4yo mdn hdl (4) sft in Feb.
Blake Dean 3-1fav (10-9) Led, ridden and joined 2 out, driven flat, headed final strides, 2nd of 8, 1/2l behind The Clock Leary (11-12) at Catterick 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) hvy in Feb.