Wyg Group Novices' Limited Handicap Chase 2m 5f
- (4yo+, 2m 5f, Class 3, 6 runners)
- Winner £6,498 2nd £1,908 3rd £954 4th £477
- Going: Soft, Heavy in places
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 5m 54.90s
- Off time: 14:15:20
|1st||5 Super Villan||3/1|
Hansupfordetroit (IRE) 12
|8||159 11-5||B J Llewellyn||Robert Williams (5)||125||3/1|
Danandy (IRE) 22
|6||154 11-0||P J Hobbs||T J O'Brien||120||5/1|
Big Society (IRE) 30
|7||154 11-0||T R George||A Conlon (5)||120||13/2|
Wychwoods Brook 12
|7||152 10-12||Evan Williams||Adam Wedge||118||5/2f|
Super Villan 18
|8||146 10-6 b1||M Bradstock||Nico de Boinville (5)||112||3/1|
Vintage Tea 156
|6||145 10-5 t||R Woollacott||J E Moore||110||33/1|
Danandy won easily at Stratford last month but the handicapper has seen fit to raise him 14lb for that success, so he'll need to step up another gear today. Hansupfordetroit has been placed at this track on his last couple of starts and won't be far away again though he needs to reverse latest running with WYCHWOODS BROOK. The latter finished second here on his first start since March and can go one better with that run under his belt. Big Society was already beaten when falling at Worcester on his chasing bow while Super Villan also failed to complete on his first start over fences and has been dropped 8lb since.
Super Villan 12-1 (10-10) Held up mid-division, chased leaders 5th, in 3rd and reminders before 7th, weakened from 11th, pulled up, in a race won by Annacotty (11-4) at Kempton 3m nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs, 10 ran.
Hansupfordetroit (IRE) 4-1 (11-0) Prominent, took keen hold, every chance when bad mistake 4 out, lost momentum and 7 lengths 3rd next, closed last, stayed on flat, unable to get back on terms, 3rd of 8, 2 1/2l behind Sergeant Dick (11-2) at Ffos Las 2m 3f nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) hvy.
Danandy (IRE) 5-1 (10-12) Chased leaders, lost place 3rd, headway after 5th, hit 12th, led 3 out, clear after next, eased flat, won at Stratford 2m 7f hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft in Oct beating Cornish Ice (10-8) by 9l, 8 ran.
Wychwoods Brook 10-3 (10-12) Tracked leaders, left close 2nd 4 out, switched left before 3 out where stumbled, 1 length down after last, no impression towards finish, 2nd of 8, 1 1/2l behind Sergeant Dick (11-2) at Ffos Las 2m 3f nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) hvy.
Vintage Tea 50-1 (11-9) Tracked leaders, outpaced 4 out, soon lost place, weakened from next, 8th of 11, well behind Get Home Now (10-7) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gf in Jun.
Big Society (IRE) 4-1fav (11-5) Prominent, led 2nd, pecked and headed next, stayed close up, mistake 8th, hit next, mistake 10th, weakened before 4 out where another mistake, 8th and well beaten when fell 3 out, in a race won by Trafalgar (10-12) at Worcester 2m 7f nov hcp chs (0-125) (3) sft in Oct, 11 ran.