Money Back On Madrid With BetVictor Handicap Chase 2m 4f
- (5yo+, 2m 4f, Class 3, 9 runners)
- Winner £7,798 2nd £2,290 3rd £1,145 4th £572
- Going: Heavy, Soft in places
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 5m 40.30s
- Off time: 16:31:08
|1st||5 Nuts N Bolts||2/1f|
|3rd||1 Yes Tom||4½||5/1|
Yes Tom (IRE) 305
|8||166 11-12||R T J Wilson||P J Brennan||138||5/1|
Woody Waller 298
|8||158 11-4||J Wade||K Renwick||130||20/1|
Premier Sagas (FR) 277
|9||158 11-4||N G Richards||Brian Harding||130||10/1|
Charingworth (IRE) 47
|10||156 11-2||Ferdy Murphy||Tony Kelly (5)||128||28/1|
Nuts N Bolts 20
|7||156 11-2 t||Miss Lucinda V Russell||P Buchanan||128||2/1f|
Rich Lord 20
|9||153 10-13||Ferdy Murphy||J Reveley||125||6/1|
Stormin Exit (IRE) 20
|10||153 10-13||D McCain Jnr||J M Maguire||125||5/1|
Rossini's Dancer 41
|8||151 10-11 p||N W Alexander||Lucy Alexander (3)||123||7/1|
Allanard (IRE) 39
|9||147 10-7 v||M Todhunter||Graham Watters (7)||119||18/1|
Buffalo Bob (IRE)
||9||10-13||K C Bailey||J M Maguire||2/1|
Stormin Exit looked a very promising type in 2011 and did well on his reappearance at Musselburgh. He was sent off favourite over this course and distance last time but ran poorly and needs to find his form. NUTS N BOLTS probably didn't have too much to beat in a beginners' event here last month but looked a progressive type and makes his handicap debut on what could prove to be a winning mark. He's handed the vote over Rich Lord, who has been running in better company and bumped into an in-form rival when runner-up here last month. Rossini's Dancer is very consistent but shot up the ratings last year and has been beaten recently from lower marks. Premier Sagas may just need this after a long absence.
Nuts N Bolts 7-2 (11-0) Held up in last pair, headway to chase leaders 6th, went 2nd 10th, led 12th, going best 2 out, pushed along and came clear between last 2, won at Ayr 2m 4f beg chase (4) sft in Jan beating Balding Banker (11-0) by 7l, 5 ran.
Charingworth (IRE) 17-2 (11-9) Soon tracked leader, challenged 5th, hit next, driven and lost place before 4 out, behind when pulled up before next, in a race won by Drumshambo (11-12) at Wetherby 2m hcp chs 0-150 (2) hvy in Dec, 4 ran.
Yes Tom (IRE) 20-1 (11-4) With leader and badly bumped 1st, switched left to lead before 3rd, not fluent and headed 10th, led again 11th, headed 5 out, soon weakened, last of 5, well behind Silviniaco Conti (11-4) at Aintree 3m 1f nov chs G2 (1) gd in Apr.
Allanard (IRE) 25-1 (10-7) Soon towards rear, in rear from 11th, weakened before 5 out, went 3rd before 2 out, one pace, 3rd of 7, 44l behind Pentiffic (10-9) at Musselburgh 3m hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Jan.
Rich Lord 10-1 (10-12) Held up towards rear, not fluent 4th, headway 6th, not fluent 11th, chased leading trio approaching 4 out, chased winner 2 out, no impression soon after, 2nd of 8, 9l behind Consigliere (11-4) at Ayr 2m 4f hcp chs 0-140 (3) sft in Jan.
Rossini's Dancer 9-1 (10-13) Tracked leader until not fluent 5th, not fluent 7th, ridden next, rallied after 3 out, stayed on same pace approaching last, 3rd of 5, 6l behind Desert Cry (11-12) at Ayr 2m hcp chs 0-140 (3) hvy in Jan.
Premier Sagas (FR) 9-1 (10-12) Always in rear, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Zitenka (10-8) at Market Rasen 2m 4f hcp chs (2) gs in May, 15 ran.
Stormin Exit (IRE) 9-4fav (11-0) Chased leader, led 2nd until 11th, weakened after 13th, 6th of 8, 27l behind Consigliere (11-4) at Ayr 2m 4f hcp chs 0-140 (3) sft in Jan.
Woody Waller 11-1 (11-2) Close up, led from 3rd, headed narrowly before 6th, soon left in lead, blundered 7th, headed 4 out, soon weakened, 5th of 10, 35l behind The Knoxs (11-7) at Ayr 2m 4f hcp chs (2) gd in Apr.