Freebets.com Handicap Chase 3m

  • (4yo+, 3m, Class 4, 8 runners)
  • Winner £3,444 2nd £1,011 3rd £506 4th £253
  • Going: Good to Soft (Good in places last 3f)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 6m 5.20s
  • Off time: 15:10:24
Full result
Result 15:10 Newcastle
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 4 Definite Appeal 10/1
2nd 7 Bob Will nk 5/1
3rd 3 Quacity 8/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 2/6511-3
MAROON, WHITE hooped sleeves Harris Hawk 16
  • T:J Wade
  • J:B Hughes
  • Form: 2/6511-3
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-12
  • OR: 110
  • Naps:
7 166 11-12 J Wade B Hughes 110 3/1f
2 538-371
Dark blue, pink hoop and sleeves, pink cap, dark blue star Bally Gunner (ex7) 11
  • T:R Curtis
  • J:Hadden Frost
  • Form: 538-371
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-12
  • OR: 103
  • Naps:
7 166 11-12 R Curtis Hadden Frost 103 10/3
3 5414P-4
Royal Blue, White cross belts, Royal Blue and Yellow chevrons on sleeves Quacity (FR) 35
  • T:Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • J:P Buchanan
  • Form: 5414P-4
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-7
  • OR: 105
  • Naps:
8 161 11-7 Miss Lucinda V Russell P Buchanan 105 8/1
4 31U232-
Purple, Grey stars, Grey sleeves, Purple stars, Purple cap, Grey star Definite Appeal (IRE) 244
  • T:S Corbett
  • J:Gary Rutherford
  • Form: 31U232-
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 10-12
  • OR: 96
  • Naps:
9 152 10-12 S Corbett Gary Rutherford (5) 96 10/1
5 43-PP2U
White, orange disc, emerald green sleeves, orange cap Be My Deputy (IRE) 14
  • T:R C Guest
  • J:Harry Haynes
  • Form: 43-PP2U
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 10-11
  • OR: 95
  • Naps:
7 151 10-11 R C Guest Harry Haynes 95 14/1
6 093511/
SAXE BLUE, YELLOW armlets, BLUE and RED quartered cap Too Cool To Fool (IRE) 675
  • T:J S Goldie
  • J:Lucy Alexander
  • Form: 093511/
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 10-9
  • OR: 93
  • Naps:
9 149 10-9 J S Goldie Lucy Alexander (3) 93 9/2
7 56U431
Black and white stripes, chevrons on sleeves Bob Will (IRE) 21
  • T:C Grant
  • J:Henry Brooke
  • Form: 56U431
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 10-0p
  • OR: 82
  • Naps:
7 140 10-0 p C Grant Henry Brooke (3) 82 5/1
8 P/P6-5P7
White, large Black spots, Black and White hooped sleeves, Black cap Chernik (IRE) 37
  • T:Micky Hammond
  • J:K Renwick
  • Form: P/P6-5P7
  • Age: 11
  • Weight: 10-0p
  • OR: 74
  • Naps:
11 140 10-0 p Micky Hammond K Renwick 74 50/1

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2011   Lockstown
  • T:Mrs A Hamilton
  • J:G Lee
8 11-9 Mrs A Hamilton G Lee 5/1
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In depth

Verdict

BALLY GUNNER is a rare runner here for in-form Lambourn trainer Roger Curtis. The recent easy Plumpton winner may well be capable of defying his penalty as he's unexposed over fences. Harris Hawk will be all the better for a recent third over 2m4f at Haydock and is a dual C&D winner. He makes more appeal than recent track and trip scorer Bob Will, who is upped in class, while Definite Appeal has his first run since finishing second to Isla Peal Fisher here in March and, along with Quacity, was behind Harris Hawk earlier. Too Cool To Fool is probably best watched after a long absence.

Formwatch

Definite Appeal (IRE) 11-2 (10-5) Held up in touch, challenged 3 out, every chance last, kept on towards finish, 2nd of 8, 1 1/2l behind Isla Pearl Fisher (11-8) at Newcastle 3m hcp ch 0-110 (4) gd in Mar.

Bob Will (IRE) 13-8fav (9-12) Blundered 1st, made most, drew clear before 4 out, ridden 2 out, stayed on well (no time taken), won at Newcastle 3m hcp 0-100 (5) gs in Oct beating Be My Deputy (11-7) by 16l, 6 ran.

Quacity (FR) 5-1 (11-8) Chased leaders went 2nd 13th, every chance from 4 out, not fluent 2 out, soon weakened, 4th of 5, 21l behind The Magic Bishop (11-12) at Carlisle 3m hcp chs 0-115 (4) hvy in Oct.

Chernik (IRE) 33-1 (10-12) Midd-division on inside, outpaced 14th, never on terms, 7th of 16, 36l behind Royale Knight (11-4) at Towcester 3m hcp chs 0-95 (5) gf in Oct.

Be My Deputy (IRE) 13-2 (10-12) Led until 1st, chased leader until lost place and behind 5th, unseated rider next, in a race won by Roi De Garde (10-5) at Wetherby 3m 1f hcp chs 0-110 (4) gs, 10 ran.

Too Cool To Fool (IRE) 4-1fav (11-0) Prominent, went 2nd after 4 out, ridden to challenge after 2 out, led final 50 yards, driven out, won at Newcastle 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-105 (4) sft in Jan '11 beating Mister Pete (11-2) by 3/4l, 14 ran.

Harris Hawk 7-2 (11-10) Held up in touch in 5th, ridden after 5 out, went 3rd before 4 out, one pace and no impression from next, 3rd of 6, 18l behind Noble Legend (11-3) at Haydock 2m 4f hcp chs 0-115 (4) gs in Oct.

Bally Gunner 9-2 (11-11) Held up in rear, headway after 9th, led 2 out, clear when mistake last, comfortably, won at Plumpton 2m 4f hcp chs 0-105 (4) sft beating Ballyman (10-1) by 12l, 7 ran.