Andy Don Memorial Beginners' Chase 3m 110y

  • (5yo+, 3m 110y, Class 4, 5 runners)
  • Winner £4,549 2nd £1,336 3rd £668 4th £334
  • Going: Soft, Heavy in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 6m 58.92s
  • Off time: 13:45:32
Full result
Result 13:45 Fakenham
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 1 Destroyer Deployed 7/4
2nd 5 Spirit Oscar 17 4/5f

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 4842-09
Purple, Yellow sash, Light Blue sleeves, Yellow cap Destroyer Deployed 63
  • T:Tim Vaughan
  • J:R Johnson
  • Form: 4842-09
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 124
  • Naps:
8 154 11-0 Tim Vaughan R Johnson 124 7/4
2 P2PU35
Yellow, black chevrons, striped cap Flichity (IRE) 11
  • T:J R Cornwall
  • J:Joseph Cornwall
  • Form: P2PU35
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 62
  • Naps:
9 154 11-0 J R Cornwall Joseph Cornwall (5) 62 100/1
3 3-2
EMERALD GREEN and RED (quartered), RED sleeves, EMERALD GREEN stars, RED cap Mondo Cane (IRE) 19
  • T:C T Pogson
  • J:A Pogson
  • Form: 3-2
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR:
  • Naps:
7 154 11-0 C T Pogson A Pogson 7/1
4 2-R3363
Yellow, Black hoop and armlets, check cap Spike Mac (IRE) 6
  • T:R C Harper
  • J:A Thornton
  • Form: 2-R3363
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR:
  • Naps:
9 154 11-0 R C Harper A Thornton 100/1
5 312-113
EMERALD GREEN and RED diabolo, WHITE sleeves, EMERALD GREEN diamonds, WHITE cap, RED diamond Spirit Oscar (IRE) 40
  • T:O Sherwood
  • J:L Aspell
  • Form: 312-113
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 10-7
  • OR: 121
  • Naps:
6 147 10-7 O Sherwood L Aspell 121 4/5f

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2013   Ballypatrick (IRE)
  • T:M R Channon
  • J:C O'Farrell
7 11-0 M R Channon C O'Farrell 10/11
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In depth

Verdict

Spirit Oscar has won over hurdles at Lingfield and Fontwell this season and has already been successful in a point-to-point. She has her mares' allowance in her favour here but was rated slightly inferior to DESTROYER DEPLOYED over the smaller obstacles and the switch to chasing is expected to suit Tim Vaughan's stayer. He was placed behind At Fisher's Cross at Cheltenham in his younger days and that kind of form suggests he should take all the beating in this. Mondo Cane was second at Sedgefield on his debut under Rules but more will be needed here.

Formwatch

Destroyer Deployed 14-1 (10-3) Tracked leader until before 5th, not fluent next, in touch until lost place after 2 out, 9th of 11, 13l behind Sunnyhillboy (10-8) at Cheltenham 3m hcp hdl (2) gd in Dec.

Spirit Oscar (IRE) 6-4 (11-5) Led, headed before 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off, 3rd of 5, 34l behind Marcilhac (11-2) at Plumpton 2m 5f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (3) hvy in Jan.

Flichity (IRE) 50-1 (9-9) Led, headed 4th, weakened after 4 out, 5th of 8, 26l behind Farbreaga (11-9) at Southwell 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-115 (4) hvy.

Spike Mac (IRE) 100-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders in 3rd, soon detached, tailed off, 3rd of 4, well behind Midnight Prayer (11-7) at Warwick 3m 2f nov chs (3) sft.

Mondo Cane (IRE) 33-1 (11-3) Tracked leaders in 3rd, joined leader 8th, hampered 12th, led 15th, pressed last, soon headed, kept on same pace, 2nd of 5, 13l behind Alpha Victor (11-3) at Sedgefield 3m 3f nov chs (4) hvy in Jan.