Back Of The Net At BetVictor.com Handicap 2m
- (4yo+, 2m, Class 5, 9 runners)
- Winner £2,749 2nd £818 3rd £409 4th £204
- Going: Standard
- Surface: Polytrack
- Winning time: 3m 32.98s
- Off time: 18:00:46
|1st||6 Coup De Grace||11/4f|
|2nd||3 King Olav||1¾||9/2|
|3rd||7 Arty Campbell||s.h||11/1|
Phoenix Flight (IRE) 16
|9||140 10-0||H J Evans||D Sweeney||70||20/1|
Daring Indian 247
|6||139 9-13||Tom Dascombe||R Kingscote||69||5/1|
King Olav (UAE) 15
|9||139 9-13||A W Carroll||M Coumbe (3)||69||9/2|
Valid Reason 34
|7||137 9-11 h||D K Ivory||Jim Crowley||67||9/2|
Where's Susie 6
|9||135 9-9||M Madgwick||A Kirby||65||8/1|
Coup De Grace (IRE) 33
|5||133 9-7||P Phelan||S W Kelly||63||11/4f|
Arty Campbell (IRE) 26
|4||133 9-7||B J Llewellyn||Martin Lane||70||11/1|
Taste The Wine (IRE) 175
|8||132 9-6||B J Llewellyn||Louis Steward (7)||62||33/1|
|4||119 8-7 v1||P D Evans||Joe Doyle (7)||56||8/1|
||11||9-2||Miss O Maylam||I Mongan||10/1|
King Olav has been racing over shorter distances of late but was placed over track and trip back in August. Daring Indian has won over 1m6f but hasn't raced since May and Valid Reason has a shout on his third at York back in October. Where's Susie should have done better than sixth at Lingfield last week and COUP DE GRACE makes more appeal. The latter has been hurdling since scoring over course and distance at this time last year and is taken to defy a 7lb higher mark on his return to the Flat.
Coup De Grace (IRE) 4-1 (9-1) Held up in mid-division, good headway over 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, came clear inside final furlong, won at Kempton 2m hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Jan '13 beating Bold Adventure (9-4) by 4l, 13 ran.
King Olav (UAE) 25-1 (8-12) Tracked leaders on inside, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, held towards finish, 5th of 13, 1 1/2l behind Swehan (9-5) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.
Arty Campbell (IRE) 8-1 (9-5) Led, pushed along over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, headed 1f out, stayed on same pace and no chance with winner, kept on for 2nd, 2nd of 7, 4 1/2l behind Tweed (9-0) at Newcastle 1m 4f mdn auc stks (6) sft in Oct.
Daring Indian 11-4fav (8-12) Led early, tracked clear leader, ridden and every chance over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 5th of 10, 9l behind Arizona John (9-2) at Pontefract 1m 4f hcp 0-80 (4) gd in May.
Phoenix Flight (IRE) 16-1 (9-10) Tracked leading pair, switched outside and driven over 5f out, soon ridden and no chance with leaders, tailed off, 3rd of 4, 24l behind Mr Burbidge (10-2) at Southwell 1m 4f hcp 0-75 (5) fbs.
Luckster 3-1 (9-2) Tracked leader, niggled along at various stages, ridden over 4f out, edged left over 3f out, weakened from over 1f out, last of 4, 14l behind Flash Crash (9-13) at Wolverhampton 2m hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Taste The Wine (IRE) 9-1 (8-13) Tracked leaders, headway over 4f out, went 2nd over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, 6th of 7, 17l behind Bohemian Rhapsody (9-13) at Ffos Las 1m 4f hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Aug.
Where's Susie 6-1 (10-0) Mid-division, lost place over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on under pressure inside final furlong, never troubled leaders, 6th of 10, 5l behind Keep Kicking (9-6) at Lingfield 2m hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Valid Reason 9-1 (8-9) Tracked leader, under pressure over 3f out, stayed on well final furlong, 3rd of 17, 2 3/4l behind Be Perfect (9-9) at York 2m 2f hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Oct.