Betfred 4 X Odds On Lucky 31's Handicap Chase 2m 4f

  • (5yo+, 2m 4f, Class 4, 7 runners)
  • Winner £5,005 2nd £1,478 3rd £739 4th £370 5th £185 6th £93
  • Going: Good to Soft, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 14.00s
  • Off time: 16:30:27
Full result
Result 16:30 Uttoxeter
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 7 Ballylifen 7/2
2nd 3 Munsaab 7/2

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
2 5121/42
Yellow, dark green hoop, dark green and yellow halved sleeves, dark green cap, yellow star Gentle Bob (IRE) 37
  • T:T R George
  • J:A P Cawley
  • Form: 5121/42
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-11
  • OR: 114
  • Naps:
9 165 11-11 T R George A P Cawley 114 3/1f
3 537343
Orange, beige spots and sleeves, orange cap Munsaab (IRE) 20
  • T:C E Longsdon
  • J:T Scudamore
  • Form: 537343
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-10t
  • OR: 113
  • Naps:
8 164 11-10 t C E Longsdon T Scudamore 113 7/2
4 01P4P/3-
Royal Blue, Yellow stars, Yellow cap Prince du Seuil (FR) 696
  • T:R T Phillips
  • J:Daniel Hiskett
  • Form: 01P4P/3-
  • Age: 11
  • Weight: 11-9
  • OR: 112
  • Naps:
11 163 11-9 R T Phillips Daniel Hiskett (7) 112 14/1
5 U-03FP1
Red, black cross belts, black sleeves, red armlets Crystal Swing 14
  • T:R T Phillips
  • J:Adam Wedge
  • Form: U-03FP1
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-9
  • OR: 112
  • Naps:
7 163 11-9 R T Phillips Adam Wedge 112 5/1
7 323445
Purple, White hollow box and star on cap Ballylifen (IRE) 21
  • T:Jonjo O'Neill
  • J:J Huxham
  • Form: 323445
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-8
  • OR: 111
  • Naps:
7 162 11-8 Jonjo O'Neill J Huxham (10) 111 7/2
8 932214
Red, Yellow disc, hooped sleeves and cap Hollins 14
  • T:A L Forbes
  • J:O Garner
  • Form: 932214
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 11-6
  • OR: 109
  • Naps:
10 160 11-6 A L Forbes O Garner (7) 109 14/1
9 5U4136
Yellow and Red diamonds, striped sleeves, Yellow cap, Red diamond Ballycool (IRE) 28
  • T:Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • J:D R Fox
  • Form: 5U4136
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-0t
  • OR: 103
  • Naps:
7 154 11-0 t Miss Lucinda V Russell D R Fox (5) 103 7/1

Non Runners

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps Odds
1 153128
Drumlang (IRE) 41
  • Nag Me
  • Course Winner
  • Distance Winner
  • T:Ian Williams
  • J:W Kennedy
  • Form: 153128
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-12p
  • OR: 115
  • Naps:
8 1112 p Ian Williams W Kennedy 115 NR
6 P60FPP
Havingotascoobydo (IRE) 90
  • Nag Me
  • T:M Keighley
  • J:T Siddall
  • Form: P60FPP
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-9
  • OR: 112
  • Naps:
9 119 M Keighley T Siddall 112 NR

In depth

Verdict

There looked to be no fluke about CRYSTAL SWING's victory over course and distance two weeks ago as he travelled well and showed plenty of character to hold off Tiquer after the last. He can confirm that running with fourth Hollins and defy a 7lb higher mark today. Drumlang was second in a better race at Musselburgh in January after winning at Leicester. He had a pipe-opener on the all-weather last month and is a danger but Gentle Bob has been well held off today's mark in his two runs this term and Havingotascoobydo has completely lost his way. Ballylifen has a chance on his best form, however, as does Ballycool.

Formwatch

Drumlang (IRE) 12-1 (11-2) Held up in touch, headway chasing leaders over 4f out, pushed along over 2f out, weakened well over 1f out, 8th of 12, 8l behind Knightly Escapade (11-2) at Kempton 2m 2f n h flat (4) std in Feb.

Havingotascoobydo (IRE) 10-1 (10-12) Led until 7th, chased winner until 4 out, weakened before next, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Mart Lane (11-12) at Doncaster 3m hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Dec, 9 ran.

Ballylifen (IRE) 6-1 (11-4) Held up, closed on outside 5th, not fluent 7th, struggling from 13th, 5th of 10, well behind Barton Gift (10-13) at Chepstow 3m cnd hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft.

Munsaab (IRE) 4-1 (11-10) Chased leaders, ridden before 2 out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 7, 12l behind Highbury High (10-11) at Market Rasen 2m 4f hcp chs 0-120 (4) gs.

Hollins 6-1 (11-0) Held up behind, headway 10th, chased leaders 4 out, ridden and outpaced after 2 out, soon weakened, 4th of 8, 20l behind Crystal Swing (11-3) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f hcp chs 0-115 (4) gs.

Gentle Bob (IRE) 11-2 (11-12) Led, mistake 4th, ridden and joined approaching 2 out, headed when not fluent last, one pace and no impression flat, 2nd of 8, 12l behind Hollow Blue Sky (11-7) at Huntingdon 2m 4f hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft in Feb.

Prince du Seuil (FR) 8-1 (11-0) Held up, headway 9th, went 3rd after 3 out, no extra 2 out, 3rd of 5, 21l behind Relax (11-1) at Southwell 2m 4f hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in May '12.

Ballycool (IRE) 8-1 (10-2) Held up in last pair, lost touch 6th, never near leaders, 6th of 8, 29l behind Jet Master (11-7) at Kelso 2m 1f nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs.

Crystal Swing 33-1 (11-3) Mid-division, tracked leaders from 4th, effort to lead approaching 2 out, soon hard pressed, ridden and held on under pressure flat, won at Uttoxeter 2m 4f hcp chs 0-115 (4) gs beating Tiquer (10-7) by shd, 8 ran.