Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Memorial Amateur Riders' Handicap Chase (Military Amateur Riders) 2m 4f 110y

  • (5yo+, 2m 4f 110y, Class 4, 5 runners)
  • Winner £4,367 2nd £1,354 3rd £677 4th £339
  • Going: Soft (G/Soft in back straight)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 32.23s
  • Off time: 16:15:08
Full result
Result 16:15 Sandown Park
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 1 Fredo 3/1
2nd 2 Tafika 5 2/1f

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 3-56705
Beige, Black braces, chevrons on sleeves, quartered cap Fredo (IRE) 14
  • T:Ian Williams
  • J:Capt Harry Wallace
  • Form: 3-56705
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 12-4v1
  • OR: 112
  • Naps:
10 172 12-4 v1 Ian Williams Capt Harry Wallace (7) 112 3/1
2 324-P56
WHITE, GREEN sleeves and collar, CLARET cap Tafika 70
  • T:P R Webber
  • J:Capt Max Chenery
  • Form: 324-P56
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 11-13p
  • OR: 107
  • Naps:
10 167 11-13 p P R Webber Capt Max Chenery (7) 107 2/1f
3 913255
White, Dark Green triple diamond, diamonds on sleeves, White cap, Dark Green diamond Tribal Dance (IRE) 14
  • T:J G M O'Shea
  • J:Lbdr Jody Sole
  • Form: 913255
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-6
  • OR: 100
  • Naps:
8 160 11-6 J G M O'Shea Lbdr Jody Sole (5) 100 6/1
4 32/7-656
Dark Blue, Yellow sash, hooped sleeves Ultra Klass (FR) 22
  • T:Jamie Snowden
  • J:Major Alex Michael
  • Form: 32/7-656
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-4t1
  • OR: 98
  • Naps:
6 158 11-4 t1 Jamie Snowden Major Alex Michael (5) 98 8/1
5 2/5-0623
Dark Green, Red sleeves, hooped cap Craiglands (IRE) 16
  • T:Ian Williams
  • J:Pte Lucy Gardner
  • Form: 2/5-0623
  • Age: 12
  • Weight: 10-7v
  • OR: 83
  • Naps:
12 147 10-7 v Ian Williams Pte Lucy Gardner 83 3/1

In depth

Verdict

Craiglands is well treated on his best form, despite carrying more than his allotted weight, but seems to have lost the winning habit. Ultra Klass has shown nothing so far under Rules while Tafika appears out of sorts and Fredo is likely to find this much too sharp. TRIBAL DANCE is still a maiden over fences but has been placed a couple of times and won over hurdles back in the autumn. As long as his jumping holds up, he could have too much pace for these.

Formwatch

Fredo (IRE) 8-1 (11-2) Held up mid-division, headway before 7 out to chase leaders, blundered 6 out, soon weakened, 5th of 9, 27l behind Loughalder (10-2) at Warwick 3m 5f hcp chs 0-130 (3) sft in Feb.

Tafika 7-2fav (10-12) Prominent, led 2nd, headed and bumped 4 out, weakened 2 out, 6th of 8, 44l behind Good Order (11-11) at Leicester 2m 4f hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs in Dec.

Craiglands (IRE) 10-1 (10-4) In touch in mid-division, not fluent 8th or 9th, ridden 13th, went 2nd after 3 out, no chance with winner, lost 2nd close home, 3rd of 11, 22l behind Take The Mick (11-5) at Ludlow 3m cond hcp hdl 0-105 (4) hvy in Feb.

Tribal Dance (IRE) 25-1 (11-12) In touch, pushed along and headway before 2 out, one pace, 5th of 13, 9l behind Dorry K (10-6) at Warwick 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) sft in Feb.

Ultra Klass (FR) 16-1 (11-5) Chased leaders, lost place before 5th, ridden after 8th, weakening when mistake 2 out (normal 4 out), tailed off, 6th of 10, well behind Lord Navits (10-5) at Leicester 2m nov hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft in Feb.