Close Brothers Property Finance Novices' Limited Handicap Chase 2m 4f 110y

  • (4yo+, 2m 4f 110y, Class 3, 9 runners)
  • Winner £6,498 2nd £1,908 3rd £954 4th £477
  • Going: Good, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 11.75s
  • Off time: 13:10:10

Full Result

13:10 Sandown Park
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 1 The Italian Yob (IRE) Nick Williams 5 11-5 D A Jacob 11/4j
SP 11/4j Jumped well, led, narrowly headed 3 out, pressed leader, led again soon after 2 out, pressed last, driven and stayed on strongly to draw clear flat opened 3/1 £900-£300
2nd 3 Roger Beantown (IRE) Miss Z C Davison 8 11-3 p1 D Crosse 20/1
SP 20/1 Chased leaders, went 2nd 13th, led narrowly 3 out, stumbled 2 out, and headed soon after, chased winner, ridden between last 2, rallied last, no extra flat, kept on for clear 2nd
3rd 12 7 Foundation Man (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 6 11-0 A P McCoy 11/4j
SP 11/4j Chased winner, not fluent 5th, reminders before 12th, lost 2nd next, chased leading pair under pressure until 2 out, rallied to 3rd again last, no chance with leading duo £825-£300
4th 2 Royal Guardsman (IRE) A Stronge 6 11-4 N D Fehily 17/2
SP 17/2 Held up towards rear, not fluent and bumped 6th, headway approaching 11th, travelling well in 5th after 4 out, went 3rd 3 out, keeping on in 3 lengths 3rd when blundered badly and sprawled 2 out, went 4th flat, not recover opened 8/1
5th 4 Silver Commander V R A Dartnall 6 11-3 t Jack Doyle 6/1
SP 6/1 Chased leaders, challenging for 2nd when blundered 12th, chased leaders, disputing well held 3rd fom 2 out until last, weakened flat opened 9/1
6th 9 Ballincurrig (IRE) D Skelton 7 10-7 t Miss G Andrews (5) 8/1
SP 8/1 Blundered badly and rider lost iron briefly 1st, held up last, went left and not fluent 7th, headway on outside before 3 out, disputing well held 3rd next until last, weakened flat
7th 11 6 Miss Ballantyne N J Henderson 6 11-1 B J Geraghty 13/2
SP 13/2 Held up in touch in 5th, blundered and outpaced 4 out, short lived effort before next, soon beaten, went right and blundered last opened 5/1 touched 6/1
8th ½ 8 Xaarcet (IRE) C L Tizzard 6 10-12 Brendan Powell 20/1
SP 20/1 In touch, not fluent and bumped 6th, not fluent and pushed along next, weakened 4 out opened 25/1
9th 7 5 Doctor Foxtrot (IRE) P J Hobbs 8 11-1 b R Johnson 16/1
SP 16/1 Held up in 6th, pushed along and outpaced 10th, last and struggling 12th, opened 25/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £3.70 Tote Place £1.50,£3.80,£1.50 Straight Forecast £51.87 Exacta £58.50 Trifecta £230.00 Swingers 1&2:£11.90 2&3:£15.50 1&3:£3.10

Jackpot £7,333.34 carried forward to Aintree, 7th Dec
Placepot £176.30, Pool: £80937.47, 335.1 winning tickets
Quadpot £69.00, Pool: £5552.01, 59.53 winning tickets


Nick Williams: "The owners have promised me two weeks in Mustique if he ever wins the National. I'd like to aim him for the novices' handicap chase at the Festival, and he could maybe have one more run somewhere in January."