Tunstall Standard NH Flat Race (Conditionals And Amateurs) 2m
- (4-6yo, 2m, Class 5, 9 runners)
- Winner £2,053 2nd £598 3rd £299
- Going: Heavy, Soft in places
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 4m 5.00s
- Off time: 15:35:17
|1st||7 Gone Forever||5/2|
|2nd||9 Rons Dream||2||15/8f|
Be A Dreamer 23
|6||159 11-5||Mrs S J Smith||Zachery-James Gaughan (10)||50/1|
Guns At Midnight
|6||159 11-5||T D Walford||Jake Greenall (3)||12/1|
|5||159 11-5||T Coyle||Jack Quinlan (3)||11/1|
Ride The Range (IRE) 28
|5||159 11-5||C Grant||L Hall (7)||14/1|
|5||152 10-12||J M Jefferson||Mr J Teal (7)||16/1|
Clarence Beeks (IRE) 33
|4||147 10-7||B Ellison||Garry Lavery (10)||25/1|
Gone Forever 40
|4||147 10-7||B Ellison||Craig Gallagher (7)||5/2|
|4||147 10-7||P D Niven||Adam Nicol (5)||6/1|
Rons Dream 24
|4||140 10-0||P Bowen||Mr S P Bowen (7)||15/8f|
||4||10-7||M Keighley||Ian Popham||11/4|
Gone Forever steps up to 2m for the first time but is the form pick on his latest second to Coyaba at Towcester ahead of close-up Ffos Las runner-up Rons Dream and Newcastle fourth Ride The Range. But a couple of newcomers catch the eye on breeding here with GUNS AT MIDNIGHT, a full brother to useful winning chaser Max Bygrave and bumper and hurdles winner Molly's A Diva, just preferred to the Milan gelding Landmarque, who is closely related to winning hurdlers Lady Bluesky and Jansboy.
Gone Forever 6-1 (10-5) Held up in touch, closed 7f out, hung left over 2f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, stayed on, no impression on winner, 2nd of 11, 4 1/2l behind Coyaba (11-5) at Towcester 1m 5f n h flat 3yo (6) gs in Nov.
Rons Dream 6-1 (10-0) Keen early, tracked leaders on inside, went 2nd and effort over 2f out, ridden 1f out, kept on to press winner inside final furlong, held towards finish, 2nd of 10, 3/4l behind Imagine The Chat (11-6) at Ffos Las 2m mdn nat hunt flat (6) hvy in Dec.
Landmarque Milan gelding out of M N L Lady.
Ride The Range (IRE) 9-2 (11-0) Prominent, went 2nd over 4f out, ridden over 2f out, one pace, 4th of 14, 10l behind Seldom Inn (11-0) at Newcastle 2m NH flat (6) gd in Dec.
Sir Safir Croco Rouge gelding out of Angela's Ashes.
Be A Dreamer 33-1 (10-8) Tracked leaders lost place 5f out, soon behind, tailed off, 7th of 10, well behind Beatu (11-4) at Catterick 2m NH flat (6) gd in Dec.
Guns At Midnight Midnight Legend gelding out of Smokey Diva.
Wabanaki Legend Fair Mix mare out of Wuchowsen.
Clarence Beeks (IRE) 10-1 (10-5) Close up, ridden before 4f out, weakened before 1f out, 9th of 13, 24l behind Lady Buttons (10-0) at Wetherby 1m 5f n h flat 3yo (6) gs in Dec.