Groby Novices' Handicap Chase 2m

  • (5yo+, 2m, Class 4, 8 runners)
  • Winner £5,198 2nd £1,526 3rd £763 4th £382
  • Going: Soft, Heavy in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 12.50s
  • Off time: 14:55:21

Full Result

14:55 Leicester
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 4 Massena (IRE) Miss V Williams 7 11-10 Aidan Coleman Evsf
SP Evsf Pressed leader, led after 8th, clear 4 out until slowed into 3 out, headed 2 out, led last, headed flat, led again and edged left towards finish opened 10/11
2nd ¾ 1 Un Anjou (FR) David Dennis 6 11-12 p N Fehily 4/1
SP 4/1 Mid-division, headway on inside 8th, chased winner 4 oiut, led 2 out, headed last, led again flat, hard ridden and edged left, headed towards finish opened 11/2
3rd 18 7 Bin End F Brennan 8 11-5 p Felix De Giles 14/1
SP 14/1 Held up, headway when not fluent 4th, challenged 6th, outpaced 8th, hit 4 out, stayed on into 3rd last, no impression on front pair
4th 6 6 Moorlands Jack J Scott 9 11-5 p Nick Scholfield 8/1
SP 8/1 Tracked leaders, led 5th, headed next, outpaced approaching 4 out, soon well beaten opened 9/1
5th 2 Brassbound (USA) Mrs Caroline Bailey 6 11-11 A Thornton 16/1
SP 16/1 Tracked leaders, not fluent 1st, lost place 4th, weakened before 4 out, mistake last opened 20/1
6th 2 8 Egypt Mill Spirit (IRE) T R George 8 11-3 P J Brennan 10/1
SP 10/1 Led until 5th, led again next, headed after 8th, weakened 2 out opened 8/1
7th 28 3 Rasheed Mrs L Wadham 6 11-11 b L Aspell 20/1
SP 20/1 Held up in rear, not fluent 6th, headway approaching 4 out, mistake next, weakened 2 out, blundered badly last, tailed off opened 16/1
8th 40 5 Islandmagee (IRE) Evan Williams 7 11-8 Paul Moloney 10/1
SP 10/1 Held up in rear, hit 7th, behind next, mistake 3 out, tailed off opened 12/1
NR 9 Missionaire (USA) A W Carroll 7 10-9 Josh Hamer (5)

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £1.70 Tote Place £1.10 £1.20 £4.10 Straight Forecast £6.07 Exacta £6.00 Trifecta £51.70 Swingers 1&2 £2.40, 2&3 £2.90, 1&3 £5.40

Placepot £29.70, Pool: £108723.35, 2666.59 winning tickets
Quadpot £33.60, Pool: £7292.12, 160.2 winning tickets

Analysis

Venetia Williams: "Jumping the first two or three fences it looked like he was jumping the puissance wall at Wembley. He's got so much scope and I'm delighted with that and he's for sale. He's young so hopefully there's more to come."