Bazuka Handicap 1m 6f 17y

  • (3yo+, 1m 6f 17y, Class 5, 4 runners)
  • Winner £2,588 2nd £770 3rd £385 4th £192
  • Going: Good to firm, firm in places in the chute.
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 10.11s
  • Off time: 20:50:17
Full result
Result 20:50 Yarmouth
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 5 Choral Prince 9/5

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 (5) 4433-74
Purple, Yellow spots, sleeves and spots on cap Outback (IRE) 6
  • T:N B King
  • J:Martin Lane
  • Form: 4433-74
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 10-0p
  • OR: 65
  • Naps:
4 140 10-0 p N B King Martin Lane 65 3/1
2 (2) 024913
Yellow, Royal Blue hoops, diabolo on sleeves, Yellow cap Dr Finley (IRE) 6
  • T:Mrs L Pearce
  • J:S Pearce
  • Form: 024913
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 10-0v
  • OR: 65
  • Naps:
6 140 10-0 v Mrs L Pearce S Pearce (3) 65 3/2f
4 (4) 0-41015
Royal Blue and White (quartered), Royal Blue sleeves, White stars, Red cap Underwritten 7
  • T:J R Weymes
  • J:J Quinn
  • Form: 0-41015
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-12b
  • OR: 63
  • Naps:
4 138 9-12 b J R Weymes J Quinn 63 10/1
5 (3) 46-0014
Royal blue, white star, diabolo on sleeves, white cap, royal blue star Choral Prince (IRE) 17
  • T:M Murphy
  • J:S W Kelly
  • Form: 46-0014
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-0
  • OR: 65
  • Naps:
3 126 9-0 M Murphy S W Kelly 65 9/5

Non Runners

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps Odds
3 (1) 112357
Bridge That Gap 41
  • Nag Me
  • T:R Ingram
  • J:R Havlin
  • Form: 112357
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 9-12
  • OR: 63
  • Naps:
5 912 R Ingram R Havlin 63 NR

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2012 7 News Show
  • T:D M Simcock
  • J:Martin Lane
3 8-12 D M Simcock Martin Lane 3/1
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In depth

Verdict

All have chances with just 2lb between the quintet on official ratings and it's case of selection by elimination. Bridge That Gap is unproven at the trip and Underwritten's recent successes arrived in selling grade whilst Choral Prince has not always looked enthusiastic and has yet to travel further than 1m4f. We are left with DR FINLEY and Outback, third and fourth here just six days ago at today's trip when the former was over two lengths clear of his reopposing rival. He is also the only course and distance winner on show, handles fast ground and stays further so stamina is assured. He does hold Outback on recent running and gets the vote.

Formwatch

Bridge That Gap 6-1 (9-1) Mid-division, headway on inside over 2f out, ridden and went 4th inside final 2f, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 11, 8l behind Mountain Range (9-1) at Kempton 1m 3f hacp 0-70 (5) pol in Jun.

Choral Prince (IRE) 12-1 (9-2) Behind, driven over 3f out, ridden and stayed on to chase leaders final 2f, never on terms, 4th of 10, 8l behind Chant (9-6) at Doncaster 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Jun.

Outback (IRE) 7-1 (9-5) Held up, ridden 3f out, kept on final fulong, nearest finish, 4th of 7, 5l behind Meetings Man (9-7) at Yarmouth 1m 6f hcp 0-70 (5) gf.

Dr Finley (IRE) 5-1 (9-2) In rear, headway to lead 9f out, headed over 3f out, ridden and every chance over 1f out, one pace final furlong, 3rd of 7, 2 3/4l behind Meetings Man (9-7) at Yarmouth 1m 6f hcp 0-70 (5) gf.

Underwritten 7-1 (9-7) Chased leaders, reminders 8f out and again 6f out, pushed along 3f out, ridden 2f out, hung left over 1f out, plugged on to 5th inside final furlong, 5th of 8, 10l behind Proud Times (9-2) at Southwell 1m 6f hcp 0-65 (6) fbs.