Connolly's Red Mills Handicap Chase 3m 1f 110y
- (4yo+, 3m 1f 110y, Class 4, 7 runners)
- Winner £3,899 2nd £1,145 3rd £572 4th £286
- Going: Heavy
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 7m 50.10s
- Off time: 16:11:22
|2nd||3 Flying Award||1¾||11/2|
Alderluck (IRE) 15
|10||166 11-12 p||D Pipe||Mr M Ennis (7)||120||7/2j|
Big Occasion (IRE) 54
|6||166 11-12 b||D Pipe||C O'Farrell||120||4/1|
Flying Award (IRE) 19
|9||164 11-10||Mrs S Gardner||Miss L Gardner (5)||118||11/2|
Rhum (FR) 36
|8||163 11-9||N A Twiston-Davies||S Twiston-Davies||117||12/1|
Pericoloso (IRE) 30
|7||161 11-7 b||J Scott||Matt Griffiths (3)||115||6/1|
Full Of Joy (IRE) 16
|8||160 11-6||Jonjo O'Neill||R P Mclernon||114||7/1|
Russian Song (IRE) 26
|9||148 10-8 pt||C L Tizzard||Aidan Coleman||102||7/2j|
||8||R H Buckler||J E Moore||80||NR|
Malin Head (IRE) 8-1 (10-0) Led, not fluent 7th, ridden before 2 out, headed after last, no extra, 2nd of 10, 5l behind Newton Tonic (11-9) at Plumpton 2m 4f hcp chs 0-105 (4) sft.
Rhum (FR) 7-1 (10-10) Led 1st, tracked leaders, mistake 4 out, soon outpaced, kept on approaching last, modest 3rd, 3rd of 5, 32l behind Carruthers (11-5) at Ffos Las 3m 1f hcp chs 0-140 (3) hvy in Dec.
Flying Award (IRE) 8-1 (10-3) Held up in rear, headway approaching 14th, outpaced by front trio and well held before 4 out, 4th of 13, 35l behind Rigadin De Beauchene (10-3) at Warwick 3m 5f hcp chs G3 (1) sft.
Big Occasion (IRE) 11-4 (11-1) Pressed leader, led narrowly 6th until after next, lost place and ridden after 13th, weakened before 5 out, tailed off, 4th of 5, well behind Mountainous (10-10) at Chepstow 3m beg chs (3) hvy in Dec.
Full Of Joy (IRE) 7-2 (11-10) Held up in 5th, jumped left at times, hit 6th, closed 10th, went 4th before 3 out, no impression, weakened before next, 4th of 6, well behind Shaking Hands (11-12) at Ffos Las 3m hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy.
Pericoloso (IRE) 12-1 (11-12) Made most until 9th, lost 2nd next, chased leaders, mistake 13th, stayed chasing leaders but outpaced 4 out, rallied to 2nd final 100 yards, no impression on winner, 2nd of 9, 4l behind Flying Award (11-5) at Exeter 3m hcp chs 0-115 (4) hvy.
Russian Song (IRE) 5-2fav (10-9) Pressed winner on inside, outpaced in 3rd 16th, ridden 3 out, kept on approaching last, no impression flat, 3rd of 5, 8l behind Sulpius (10-8) at Wincanton 3m 1f nov hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft.
Alderluck (IRE) 16-1 (11-4) Held up in rear, not fluent 7th (water), stayed on after last, had to be pulled away from dolled off strip and lost momentum 100 yards out, never on terms, 6th of 12, 12l behind Loch Ba (11-7) at Newbury 3m hcp chs 0-130 (3) sft.