newtonabbotracing.com Handicap Chase 2m 5f 110y

  • (5yo+, 2m 5f 110y, Class 5, 11 runners)
  • Winner £3,080 2nd £898 3rd £449
  • Going: Good, Good to Firm in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 11.50s
  • Off time: 17:00:29
Full result
Result 17:00 Newton Abbot
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 1 Lord Landen 8/1
2nd 6 Shades Of Autumn 20/1
3rd 10 Uncle Pettit 7 10/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 3471U9
Black, White cross belts, halved sleeves, Black and White quartered cap Lord Landen (IRE) 33
  • T:F M O'Brien
  • J:Conor Shoemark
  • Form: 3471U9
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-12t
  • OR: 100
  • Naps:
9 166 11-12 t F M O'Brien Conor Shoemark (5) 100 8/1
2 2/P352P
Dark Blue, Red hoop and collar, Red cap Ring Bo Ree (IRE) 72
  • T:T R George
  • J:A Conlon
  • Form: 2/P352P
  • Age: 11
  • Weight: 11-12p
  • OR: 100
  • Naps:
11 166 11-12 p T R George A Conlon (5) 100 5/1
3 312238
Black, Red sash and armlets Ray Diamond 25
  • T:Miss J du Plessis
  • J:J M Davies
  • Form: 312238
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-12
  • OR: 100
  • Naps:
9 166 11-12 Miss J du Plessis J M Davies (3) 100 4/1f
4 653754
Light Blue, White seams and sleeves, Red cap Wait No More (IRE) 27
  • T:N P Mulholland
  • J:Michael Byrne
  • Form: 653754
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-7p
  • OR: 95
  • Naps:
9 161 11-7 p N P Mulholland Michael Byrne 95 12/1
5 970-314
GREY, RED sleeves, BLACK and RED check cap General Ross (IRE) 9
  • T:C L Tizzard
  • J:Ryan Mahon
  • Form: 970-314
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-5
  • OR: 93
  • Naps:
7 159 11-5 C L Tizzard Ryan Mahon 93 8/1
6 6/5P-P6P
White, Black chevrons, White sleeves, Red stars and cap Shades Of Autumn (IRE) 110
  • T:Miss L Blackford
  • J:M G Nolan
  • Form: 6/5P-P6P
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 10-10v
  • OR: 84
  • Naps:
9 150 10-10 v Miss L Blackford M G Nolan (3) 84 20/1
7 25-7352
Dark Green, White braces, Orange sleeves, White cap Witch's Hat (IRE) 37
  • T:J A B Old
  • J:M D Grant
  • Form: 25-7352
  • Age: 11
  • Weight: 10-7t
  • OR: 81
  • Naps:
11 147 10-7 t J A B Old M D Grant 81 11/2
8 P-UP50P
Pink and Brown diamonds, Pink sleeves and cap Ballyhilty Bridge 41
  • T:P Henderson
  • J:T J O'Brien
  • Form: P-UP50P
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 10-7
  • OR: 81
  • Naps:
8 147 10-7 P Henderson T J O'Brien 81 8/1
9 57F243
Red, emerald green sleeves, red stars, striped cap Wicklewood 16
  • T:Mark Gillard
  • J:Thomas Cheesman
  • Form: 57F243
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 10-5ht
  • OR: 79
  • Naps:
8 145 10-5 ht Mark Gillard Thomas Cheesman (7) 79 9/1
10 0-43P77
Dark Blue, Emerald Green cross belts and sleeves, Pink cap Uncle Pettit (IRE) 19
  • T:J G Portman
  • J:G Sheehan
  • Form: 0-43P77
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 10-0t1
  • OR: 74
  • Naps:
6 140 10-0 t1 J G Portman G Sheehan (3) 74 10/1
11 768243
Black, Emerald Green hoop, hooped sleeves, Emerald Green cap Rusty Nail (IRE) 128
  • T:J D Frost
  • J:Mr F Tett
  • Form: 768243
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 10-0
  • OR: 66
  • Naps:
9 140 10-0 J D Frost Mr F Tett (7) 66 11/1

In depth

Verdict

WITCH'S HAT was well behind easy winner Lord Landen at Leicester in December but is much better off at the weights here and has done better since behind a progressive sort at Towcester. Jim Old's 11-year-old gets a tentative vote in a race that won't take much winning. General Ross still has a bit of scope and is probably the danger with Ray Diamond having a bit to prove after a poor run at Chepstow. Wicklewood is still a maiden after 47 career starts but Ring Bo Ree has the ability to figure if on a going day.

Formwatch

Lord Landen (IRE) 4-1 (11-5) Held up in touch, tracked leaders after 4th, led next, headed 3 out, soon weakened, 9th of 15, well behind Speckled Door (11-10) at Southwell 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd in Mar.

Shades Of Autumn (IRE) 14-1 (10-0) Chased leaders, weakened and eased bypassing omitted 4 out, tailed off and pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Milosam (10-1) at Taunton 2m 7f nov hcp chs 0-110 (4) hvy in Dec, 8 ran.

Uncle Pettit (IRE) 7-1 (10-8) Mid-division, blundered 5th, headway chasing leaders 10th, mistake and weakened 3 out, tailed off, 7th of 10, 43l behind Ballyvoneen (10-6) at Plumpton 3m 2f hcp chs 0-100 (5) gd in Mar.

Wait No More (IRE) 8-1 (10-7) Held up in rear but in touch, dropped to rear and outpaced 9th (water), lost touch 13th, tailed off when blundered 3 out, left distant 4th last, 4th of 5, well behind Ratify (11-0) at Wincanton 2m 5f hcp chs 0-120 (4) gs in Mar.

Ring Bo Ree (IRE) 9-1 (11-6) Held up in touch towards rear, closed 6th, ridden before 7th, 4th and struggling when mistake 9th, soon weakened, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Browns Brook (10-13) at Huntingdon 2m 4f hcp ch 0-110 (4) hvy in Feb, 7 ran.

Ray Diamond 14-1 (10-13) With leader, hit 4th, ridden and lost place approaching 3 out, weakened before last, 8th of 12, 29l behind Pilgreen (11-2) at Chepstow 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) sft in Mar.

Rusty Nail (IRE) 7-2 (9-7) Mid-division, not fluent 2nd or 7th, ridden in 4th after 4 out, went 3rd from 3 out, one pace, no chance with winner, 3rd of 8, 13l behind Capisci (10-9) at Taunton 2m hcp chs 0-95 (5) gd in Dec.

Witch's Hat (IRE) 6-1 (10-13) Bumped 1st, led and disputed, mistake and headed 4th, led again narrowly 11th, ridden and headed soon after 2 out, chased winner, crossed when switched left soon after last, driven and stayed on same pace flat, 2nd of 7, 6l behind Cosway Spirit (10-10) at Towcester 3m hcp chs 0-100 (5) gs in Mar.

General Ross (IRE) 5-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders in 4th, went 2nd at 7th, led approaching 3 out, headed next, 4th and beaten before last, 4th of 9, 16l behind Itsuptoyou (11-7) at Taunton 2m nov hcp chs 0-115 (4) gd.

Ballyhilty Bridge 10-1 (10-7) Always towards rear, weakened from 9th, pulled up before 6 out, in a race won by Orange Nassau (11-12) at Market Rasen 3m 1f hcp chs 0-115 (4) gs in Mar, 6 ran.

Wicklewood 12-1 (10-3) Chased leaders on inside, not fluent 3rd, pushed along in 4th after 4 out, went 3rd and stumbled badly last, closed on well held 2nd, no chance with easy winner, 3rd of 8, 15l behind Malibu Sun (11-11) at Taunton 2m 3f hcp chs 0-100 (5) gd.