Blue Square Bet Handicap Chase 3m

  • (4yo+, 3m, Class 3, 11 runners)
  • Winner £8,122 2nd £2,385 3rd £1,192 4th £596
  • Going: Soft, Heavy in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 6m 36.40s
  • Off time: 14:59:15
Full result
Result 14:55 Doncaster
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 11 Handtheprizeover 14/1
2nd 3 Fill The Power ½ 9/2j
3rd 10 Emperor Concerto 18 20/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 3P08-99
RED, WHITE chevron and armlets, striped cap The Panama Kid (IRE) 57
  • T:J M Jefferson
  • J:Harry Haynes
  • Form: 3P08-99
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-12
  • OR: 133
  • Naps:
8 166 11-12 J M Jefferson Harry Haynes 133 40/1
2 4F354-1
Yellow, Purple chevrons, Yellow cap Richard's Sundance (IRE) 53
  • T:V R A Dartnall
  • J:A Glassonbury
  • Form: 4F354-1
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 11-10p
  • OR: 131
  • Naps:
10 164 11-10 p V R A Dartnall A Glassonbury 131 14/1
3 40U-132
Black, yellow disc, halved sleeves, black and yellow quartered cap Fill The Power (IRE) 42
  • T:Mrs S J Smith
  • J:D C Costello
  • Form: 40U-132
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-9
  • OR: 130
  • Naps:
6 163 11-9 Mrs S J Smith D C Costello 130 9/2j
4 1067-13
Light Blue and White diabolo, White sleeves, Light Blue cap, White diamonds Safran De Cotte (FR) 36
  • T:H D Daly
  • J:A Tinkler
  • Form: 1067-13
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-5
  • OR: 126
  • Naps:
6 159 11-5 H D Daly A Tinkler 126 9/2j
5 122-672
Maroon, light blue chevron and sleeves, light blue and maroon quartered cap Lie Forrit (IRE) 20
  • T:W Amos
  • J:Brian Harding
  • Form: 122-672
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-4
  • OR: 125
  • Naps:
8 158 11-4 W Amos Brian Harding 125 7/1
6 3212-21
Royal Blue, Pink hoop Triptico (FR) 21
  • T:Evan Williams
  • J:Paul Moloney
  • Form: 3212-21
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-4
  • OR: 125
  • Naps:
6 158 11-4 Evan Williams Paul Moloney 125 5/1
7 623-443
Light Green, Dark Green chevrons, Red sleeves, White and Red striped cap Brunswick Gold (IRE) 11
  • T:S Gollings
  • J:T Scudamore
  • Form: 623-443
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-0
  • OR: 121
  • Naps:
7 154 11-0 S Gollings T Scudamore 121 6/1
8 3184-45
Pink, Dark Blue and White striped sleeves, White cap Carpincho (FR) 14
  • T:Mrs S J Humphrey
  • J:Jack Doyle
  • Form: 3184-45
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 10-12t
  • OR: 119
  • Naps:
8 152 10-12 t Mrs S J Humphrey Jack Doyle 119 11/1
9 6226-80
Red, White Cross of Lorraine, Red sleeves, White spots Categorical 19
  • T:K G Reveley
  • J:J Reveley
  • Form: 6226-80
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 10-10
  • OR: 117
  • Naps:
9 150 10-10 K G Reveley J Reveley 117 16/1
10 PP/41PP-
Red and Emerald Green stripes, White sleeves, Red cap Emperor Concerto 245
  • T:Mrs L Wadham
  • J:R Thornton
  • Form: PP/41PP-
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 10-5
  • OR: 112
  • Naps:
9 145 10-5 Mrs L Wadham R Thornton 112 20/1
11 2413/1-1
Red, Yellow sash, Brown sleeves, Yellow cap, Red star Handtheprizeover 23
  • T:B I Case
  • J:Killian Moore
  • Form: 2413/1-1
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 10-1
  • OR: 108
  • Naps:
7 141 10-1 B I Case Killian Moore (7) 108 14/1

In depth

Verdict

A competitive handicap and several have decent claims. Richard's Sundance takes the odd chance at his fences but did nothing wrong when making most at Exeter last month while Lie Forrit showed a bit more at Kelso last time. Triptico has done well over fences so far, winning cosily over 2m4f at Chepstow earlier this month. The grey won't be far away if handling the step up in distance while Handtheprizeover has won three of his last four. He doesn't stand much racing but has an excellent strike rate and Killian Moore again takes off 7lb. Fill The Power 's second to Wyck Hill at Wetherby has been franked, as has SAFRAN DE COTTE's defeat of Godsmejudge at Stratford, and it's the latter that gets a tentative vote. He was trying to concede weight to a couple of potentially smart novices at Haydock next time and could be well handicapped here on ground that will suit. Brunswick Gold is in decent form and will be pressing for a place again but Emperor Concerto returns from a lay-off and the others need to improve on what they've shown recently to figure.

Formwatch

Handtheprizeover 5-1 (11-9) Chased leader, led 3rd, strongy pressed when blundered and headed 2 out, rallied gamely last, driven to lead again flat, stayed on well, won at Wincanton 2m 5f cond hcp chs 0-105 (4) sft beating Last Shot (11-9) by 1 1/4l, 8 ran.

Fill The Power (IRE) 4-1 (11-7) Prominent, under pressure after 5 out, rallied 3 out, every chance after last, just failed, 2nd of 9, 1/2l behind Wyck Hill (11-4) at Wetherby 3m 1f hcp chs 0-130 (3) sft in Nov.

Emperor Concerto 6-1 (11-7) Held up towards rear, behind from 10th, weakened from next, tailed off and pulled up after 4 out, in a race won by Mumbles Head (11-6) at Market Rasen 3m 1f hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft in Apr, 6 ran.

Safran De Cotte (FR) 12-1 (11-6) Close up, mistake 9th, ridden 4 out, went clear 3rd next, plugged on, no chance with leading pair, 3rd of 6, 31l behind Poungach (11-1) at Haydock 2m 6f nov chs (2) sft in Nov.

Richard's Sundance (IRE) 9-2 (11-5) Led until not fluent 1st, led after 3rd until 6th, led 11th, driven approaching last, edged right towards finish, held on, won at Exeter 3m hcp chs 0-130 (3) gs in Nov beating Swincombe Rock (11-12) by 3/4l, 10 ran.

Brunswick Gold (IRE) 4-1 (11-8) Tracked leaders, led 15th, strongly challenged from 3 out, headed after last, no extra close home, 3rd of 8, 2 3/4l behind Harris Hawk (9-13) at Catterick 3m 1f hcp chs 0-125 (3) sft.

Categorical 15-2 (11-5) Tracked leader, weakened 5 out, 10th of 14, 33l behind Isla Pearl Fisher (10-12) at Musselburgh 3m hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs.

The Panama Kid (IRE) 20-1 (11-0) In touch in mid-division, weakened soon after 9th, tailed off, 9th of 11, well behind Bless The Wings (11-2) at Wetherby 2m 4f listed hcp chs (1) gs in Nov.

Lie Forrit (IRE) 9-4 (10-5) Held up last, went 5th at 2nd, headway to 3rd 3 out, (normal 5 out), went 2nd after next, driven to challenge bypassing omitted last, eased when no impression final 50 yards, 2nd of 6, 2 1/4l behind Douglas Julian (10-5) at Kelso 2m 7f hcp chs (2) sft.

Triptico (FR) 5-2fav (11-2) Mid-division, headway 11th, challenged on inside 3 out, ridden to lead approaching last, stayed on well flat, won at Chepstow 2m 3f hcp chs 0-130 (3) hvy beating Noble Legend (11-4) by 4 1/2l, 10 ran.

Carpincho (FR) 8-1 (11-12) In touch, took closer order 4th, weakened 12th, soon behind, 5th of 8, well behind Well Refreshed (10-5) at Lingfield 3m hcp chs 0-130 (3) hvy.