Carey Group Handicap Chase 2m 1f

  • (4yo+, 2m 1f, Class 2, 7 runners)
  • Winner £30,950 2nd £9,190 3rd £4,595 4th £2,290 5th £1,150 6th £580 7th £290 8th £140
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 22.10s
  • Off time: 15:22:56
Full result
Result 15:20 Ascot
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 7 William's Wishes 7/1
2nd 2 Champion Court 6 9/4f

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 3/1F32P-
Maroon, Yellow cap, Maroon spots Tanks For That (IRE) 226
  • T:N J Henderson
  • J:B J Geraghty
  • Form: 3/1F32P-
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-12
  • OR: 155
  • Naps:
9 166 11-12 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 155 8/1
2 123122-
Black, purple sleeves, red spots Champion Court (IRE) 225
  • T:M Keighley
  • J:A P Cawley
  • Form: 123122-
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-12
  • OR: 155
  • Naps:
7 166 11-12 M Keighley A P Cawley 155 9/4f
3 6306/3-4
Yellow, White Cross of Lorraine, hooped sleeves, Emerald Green cap Mad Max (IRE) 28
  • T:N P Mulholland
  • J:R Johnson
  • Form: 6306/3-4
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 11-4t
  • OR: 147
  • Naps:
10 158 11-4 t N P Mulholland R Johnson 147 16/1
4 11114-3
Dark Green and Yellow stripes, Yellow sleeves and cap Pepite Rose (FR) 21
  • T:Miss V Williams
  • J:Aidan Coleman
  • Form: 11114-3
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-2
  • OR: 145
  • Naps:
5 156 11-2 Miss V Williams Aidan Coleman 145 10/3
5 4/2F1B2-
YELLOW, ROYAL BLUE spots Toubab (FR) 224
  • T:P F Nicholls
  • J:D A Jacob
  • Form: 4/2F1B2-
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 143
  • Naps:
6 154 11-0 P F Nicholls D A Jacob 143 7/2
6 12-2114
Pink and Brown diamonds, Pink sleeves and cap Marodima (FR) 29
  • T:Jamie Snowden
  • J:Harry Skelton
  • Form: 12-2114
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-0p
  • OR: 143
  • Naps:
9 154 11-0 p Jamie Snowden Harry Skelton 143 14/1
7 117111/
White, dark blue cross belts, light blue and white hooped sleeves William's Wishes (IRE) 664
  • T:Evan Williams
  • J:Paul Moloney
  • Form: 117111/
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 10-6
  • OR: 135
  • Naps:
7 146 10-6 Evan Williams Paul Moloney 135 7/1

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2011   I'msingingtheblues (IRE)
  • T:D Pipe
  • J:Hadden Frost
9 11-9 D Pipe Hadden Frost 8/1
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In depth

Verdict

Keep an eye on William's Wishes in the market on this first run after a lengthy absence but PEPITE ROSE is taken to get back on the winning trail here. Venetia Williams has enjoyed a tremendous month and her mare was arguably the stable success story of last season. She made a very pleasing reappearance when third here behind Gus Macrae at the last meeting and should be spot-on now. There seems no reason why she should not continue her upwardly mobile ways this term. Toubab has only enjoyed the five runs over fences and could progress into a very useful second-season chaser. He rates the main danger for the Nicholls team. Champion Court is consistency personified but this trip looks rather on the sharp side and Tanks For That is a likelier contender for the shortlist. He is not always the most consistent of performers but will be very dangerous if on a going day.

Formwatch

William's Wishes (IRE) 8-13fav (11-8) Made all, not fluent 3rd, clear after last, easily, won at Hereford 2m nov chs (3) sft in Jan '11 beating Outside The Box (10-12) by 7l, 5 ran.

Champion Court (IRE) 15-8 (11-4) Tracked leaders, headway before 4 out, soon joined winner, every chance 3 out, ridden and beaten before last, 2nd of 5, 13l behind Silviniaco Conti (11-4) at Aintree 3m 1f nov chs G2 (1) gd in Apr.

Toubab (FR) 10-1 (11-4) Chased leading pair from 2nd, hit 5th, went 2nd 7th, 3 lengths down when blundered 2 out, well beaten after, 2nd of 4, 13l behind Sprinter Sacre (11-4) at Aintree 2m nov chs G1 (1) gd in Apr.

Mad Max (IRE) 25-1 (10-10) Led 2nd, soon clear with one other until approaching 9th, headed before next, lost place before 4 out, no impression from next, 4th of 11, 37l behind For Non Stop (10-11) at Aintree 2m 4f ltd hcp chs Grd 2 (1) gd in Oct.

Pepite Rose (FR) 10-1 (11-10) Held up and off the pace, steady headway to chase leaders 7th, went 3rd 3 out, disputing 2nd bypassing omitted 2 out, stayed on same pace in 3rd approaching last, 3rd of 12, 4 1/2l behind Gus Macrae (9-12) at Ascot 2m 1f listed hcp chs (1) gs.

Marodima (FR) 12-1 (11-12) Led 1st, headed after 3 out, one pace from next, 4th of 11, 12l behind Vulcanite (11-11) at Fakenham 2m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gs in Oct.

Tanks For That (IRE) 9-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, outpaced before 3 out, weakened next, behind when pulled up before last, in a race won by Edgardo Sol (11-0) at Aintree 2m hcp chs G3 (1) gs in Apr, 13 ran.