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  • Fingal Bay Runs Out At Exeter

Harry Dutfield Memorial Novices' Chase 2m 3f 110y

  • (4yo+, 2m 3f 110y, Class 2, 3 runners)
  • Winner £10,761 2nd £3,179 3rd £1,590 4th £796 5th £398
  • Going: Heavy, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 30.80s
  • Off time: 13:00:29
  • Last Updated: December 7 2012, 13:19 GMT

Fingal Bay ran out at the third last in the Harry Dutfield Memorial Novices' Chase at Exeter on Friday.

Fingal Bay: Ran out
Fingal Bay: Ran out

After running subsequent Newbury winner Dynaste a fairly close second at Cheltenham last time the King's Theatre gelding was sent off at prohibitive odds in this three-runner contest.

But Philip Hobbs' six year old jumped violently left throughout and punters who waded in at his SP of 1/12 will have been concerned from some way out.

Despite his waywardness he was still in front coming into the straight but when he had nowhere to jump left he ran out into the running rail giving Richard Johnson no chance.

That left Tom George's grey Chartreux in front and he landed an easy success from Ashborne Folly.


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