M53 Ford Sponsor Paul Hanagan Novices' Chase (Grade 2) (Registered As The Altcar Novices' Chase)

  • (Class 1, 12 runners)
  • Surface: Turf

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps Odds
00-5311
Royal blue, white cross belts, white sleeves, orange armlets, orange cap, white star Desert Cry (IRE) 17
  • T:D McCain Jnr
  • J:
  • Form: 00-5311
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-4
  • OR: 139
  • Naps:
7 158 11-4 D McCain Jnr 139
CD 2P3-152
Black and Beige (halved), chevrons on sleeves, Beige cap Fago (FR) 76
  • T:P F Nicholls
  • J:
  • Form: 2P3-152
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-3
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 157 11-3 P F Nicholls
CD 415523
Black and White diamonds, Emerald Green sleeves and cap His Excellency 23
  • T:D Pipe
  • J:T Scudamore
  • Form: 415523
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-3
  • OR: 151
  • Naps:
5 157 11-3 D Pipe T Scudamore 151
CD 46-1142
Red, dark blue disc, halved sleeves Houblon Des Obeaux (FR) 35
  • T:Miss V Williams
  • J:Aidan Coleman
  • Form: 46-1142
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-7
  • OR: 148
  • Naps:
6 161 11-7 Miss V Williams Aidan Coleman 148
CD 25110-2
Dark Blue and White (quartered), hooped sleeves, Dark Blue cap Ohio Gold (IRE) 28
  • T:C L Tizzard
  • J:
  • Form: 25110-2
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 134
  • Naps:
7 154 11-0 C L Tizzard 134
CD 1B53/21
Emerald green, red sleeves, dark green cap Salden Licht 13
  • T:A King
  • J:
  • Form: 1B53/21
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-4
  • OR:
  • Naps:
9 158 11-4 A King
CD 153F12
RED, YELLOW sash, striped sleeves and star on cap Shoegazer (IRE) 14
  • T:D Pipe
  • J:
  • Form: 153F12
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-7
  • OR: 144
  • Naps:
8 161 11-7 D Pipe 144
CD F12-221
Black, grey disc, armlets and cap Super Duty (IRE) 36
  • T:D McCain Jnr
  • J:
  • Form: F12-221
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-7
  • OR: 139
  • Naps:
7 161 11-7 D McCain Jnr 139
CD 1120-FF
White, black cap Tour D'argent (FR) 85
  • T:N J Henderson
  • J:
  • Form: 1120-FF
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 140
  • Naps:
6 154 11-0 N J Henderson 140
CD 1P1114
  • Form: 1P1114
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 122
  • Naps:
5 154 11-0 C Grant 122
CD 124260
  • Form: 124260
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 10-10
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 150 10-10 A King
CD 22P/313
EMERALD GREEN and YELLOW (quartered), WHITE sleeves and cap Yurok (IRE) 21
  • T:Mrs S J Smith
  • J:
  • Form: 22P/313
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-4
  • OR: 134
  • Naps:
9 158 11-4 Mrs S J Smith 134

In depth

Formwatch

Houblon Des Obeaux (FR) 7-4 (11-8) Always prominent, hard driven to challenge approaching 2 out, stayed on after last, never reached winner, 2nd of 4, 1 1/4l behind Court In Motion (11-1) at Lingfield 3m nov chs Grade 2 (1) hvy in Dec.

Shoegazer (IRE) 3-1 (11-11) Mid-division, headway 5th, led 4 out, hard pressed when blundered last, soon headed, no extra final 100 yards, 2nd of 9, 5l behind Carrickboy (10-12) at Chepstow 2m 3f hcp chs (2) hvy.

Super Duty (IRE) 9-4 (11-0) Made most to 3rd, with leaders, led again 11th, ridden before 2 out, edged right flat, stayed on well, won at Cheltenham 2m 5f nov chs (2) sft in Dec beating Forgotten Gold (11-5) by 13l, 6 ran.

Desert Cry (IRE) 5-4fav (11-12) Held up in 4th, mistake 7th, headway next, led 2 out, ridden out, won at Ayr 2m hcp chs 0-140 (3) hvy beating Kudu Country (11-11) by 2 3/4l, 5 ran.

Salden Licht 6-4 (10-12) Tracked leader, joined leader from 6th, ridden before 2 out, led before last, kept on well, won at Plumpton 2m 1f nov chs (3) sft beating Vino Griego (10-12) by 2l, 4 ran.

Yurok (IRE) 5-4 (11-9) Tracked winner, effort approaching 2 out, ridden and outpaced when edged left between last 2, one pace last, well held when lost 2nd near finish, last of 3, 4l behind Red Rocco (11-6) at Kelso 2m 7f nov chs (4) hvy in Dec.

Fago (FR) 5-4fav (11-4) Made all, not fluent 3rd (water), went left 2 out, clear when not fluent last, comfortably, won at Newbury 2m 1f nov chs (4) sft beating Ohio Gold (11-0) by 3 1/2l, 7 ran.

His Excellency 7-1 (10-13) Held up, jumped left at times, no impression when not fluent 4 out, progress from after 3 out to take 2nd after 2 out, stayed on same pace, 3rd of 5, 16l behind Sanctuaire (11-10) at Kempton 2m Grade 2 chs (4yo+) (1) hvy in Dec.

Ohio Gold (IRE) 9-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, not fluent 4 out, went 2nd next, stayed on, no impression on winner, 2nd of 7, 3 1/2l behind Fago (11-4) at Newbury 2m 1f nov chs (4) sft.

Tour D'argent (FR) 5-4fav (11-3) Held up in touch, took keen hold, closed 8th, went 2nd 12th, ridden to challenge when fell last, in a race won by There's No Panic (11-8) at Fakenham 2m 5f nov chs (3) gs in Oct, 6 ran.

Ulysse Collonges (FR) 16-1 (11-1) Tracked leader, led before 6 out, headed 4 out, weakened 3 out, 4th of 7, 28l behind Yurok (11-0) at Wetherby 2m 4f nov chs (3) sft in Dec.

Urgence D'estruval (FR) 11-4 (11-6) Tracked leaders, went 2nd after 3 out, soon ridden, no impression last, 2nd of 5, 11l behind Violin Davis (10-12) at Newbury 2m 4f mrs nov chs (5yo+) (4) sft.