Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle (Series Qualifier) 2m 6f

  • (4yo+, 2m 6f, Class 2, 16 runners)
  • Winner £12,512 2nd £3,696 3rd £1,848 4th £924 5th £462 6th £232
  • Going: Good to Soft, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 20.30s
  • Off time: 13:22:17

Full Result

13:20 Sandown Park
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 7 Saphir Du Rheu (FR) P F Nicholls 4 11-0 D A Jacob 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up in mid-division, smooth headway after 3 out, tracking leaders on bit approaching next, led between last 2, in command last, kept on strongly to forge clear flat £1600-£200
2nd 8 9 Home Run (GER) D Pipe 5 10-13 b Kieron Edgar (7) 16/1
SP 16/1 Held up in rear, headway on inside travelling well and looking for room briefly before 2 out, headway soon after, chased leaders 2 out, went 2nd approaching last, no chance with easy winner, edged left flat
3rd 2 Whisper (FR) N J Henderson 5 11-10 B J Geraghty 5/2f
SP 5/2f Held up in mid-division, headway tracking leaders when slightly hampered approaching 3 out, chased leaders and mistake 2 out, ridden disputing lead between last 2, one pace when lost 2nd going to the last, kept on same pace flat opened 11/4 £1500-£500
4th 15 Upswing Jonjo O'Neill 5 10-7 A P McCoy 7/2
SP 7/2 Held up towards rear, pushed along after 3 out, headway approaching next, went 4th and went right approaching last, kept on same pace flat opened 9/2 £3500-£1000 £1750-£500
5th 1 Utopie Des Bordes (FR) N J Henderson 5 11-12 Nico de Boinville (5) 8/1
SP 8/1 Chased leaders, pushed along before 2 out, weakened just before last
6th 6 Drum Valley O Sherwood 5 11-3 L Aspell 14/1
SP 14/1 Held up in last pair, headway approaching 2 out, weakened between last 2
7th ½ 8 Oscar Magic (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 6 10-13 t1 J E Moore 16/1
SP 16/1 Led, went left 3rd, headed 2 out, chased leaders, weakened before last
8th ¾ 13 Bourne D McCain Jnr 7 10-9 b A P Lane 10/1
SP 10/1 Chased leader, bumped 3rd, hit 8th, led 2 out, ridden and headed between last 2, beaten when bumped and pushed right approaching last
9th 7 12 Oscar Prairie (IRE) W Greatrex 8 10-10 p Mr W Featherstone (10) 20/1
SP 20/1 Mid-division on outside, headway to chase leaders 5th, pushed along before next, ridden after 3 out, weakened before next
10th ½ 3 Malt Master (IRE) N J Henderson 6 11-5 Peter Carberry (3) 25/1
SP 25/1 Always towards rear, pushed along after 7th, weakened next, no chance when blundered last opened 33/1
11th ¾ 16 Experimentalist Tim Vaughan 5 10-4 t Alan Johns (10) 25/1
SP 25/1 Towards rear, pushed along in mid-division before 2 out, never a threat opened 33/1
12th 11 Act Of Kalanisi (IRE) Dr R D P Newland 7 10-10 bt Joshua Moore (3) 10/1
SP 10/1 Chased leaders, ridden and weakened before 2 out opened 9/1
13th 9 5 Salmanazar A King 5 11-3 R Thornton 25/1
SP 25/1 Took keen hold tracking leaders, ridden after 3 out, weakened before next
14th 10 Problema Tic (FR) D Pipe 7 10-13 pt Mikey Ennis (7) 50/1
SP 50/1 Chased leaders, pushed along and lost place slightly after 5th, reminders and struggling after 7th, soon behind, tailed off
15th 31 14 Liberty Court (IRE) Tim Vaughan 6 10-7 t D C Costello 25/1
SP 25/1 Mistakes, always behind, tailed off
PU 4 Darroun (IRE) S Lycett 5 11-5 D Elsworth 50/1
SP 50/1 Not fluent 1st, towards rear, headway on outside to mid-division 4th, reminders after next, soon lost place, tailed off 8th, pulled up after 3 out

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £12.00 Tote Place £2.30 £3.30 £1.50 £1.50 Straight Forecast £128.38 Exacta £198.50 Trifecta £2,106.70 Swingers 1&2 £26.00, 2&3 £12.50, 1&3 £6.50

Placepot £52.80, Pool: £117113.15, 1617.42 winning tickets
Quadpot £6.70, Pool: £10749.59, 1180.85 winning tickets

Analysis

Paul Nicholls: "He was unlucky last week, if he'd gone another way around he would have won and wouldn't be running here. He only went up a couple of pounds so it was worth a go. I don't have a plan, but he'll be a lovely chaser next season."