Scotty Brand Handicap Chase (Listed) 2m

  • (5yo+, 2m, Class 1, 7 runners)
  • Winner £20,804 2nd £7,791 3rd £3,892 4th £1,942
  • Going: Good to Soft, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 58.81s
  • Off time: 15:15:11

Full Result

15:15 Ayr
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 6 Le Bacardy (FR) A W Carroll 8 10-4 p Trevor Whelan (3) 7/1
SP 7/1 Tracked leaders in 4th, challenged last, led run-in, just held on, all out
2nd nk 1 Desert Cry (IRE) D McCain Jnr 8 11-12 A P McCoy 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up towards rear, headway to chase leaders 5 out, led 4 out, blundered 2 out, headed run-in, kept on and just held towards finish opened 7/1
3rd 13 4 Upsilon Bleu (FR) Miss P Robson 6 11-0 h K Renwick 5/2f
SP 5/2f Tracked leaders in 3rd, mistake 6 out, ridden and not fluent 3 out, chased clear pair before last, no impression opened 3/1
4th 6 5 His Excellency (IRE) D Pipe 6 11-0 bt T Scudamore 6/1
SP 6/1 Always towards rear, weakened from 4 out
5th 7 2 Manyriverstocross (IRE) A King 9 11-4 R Thornton 3/1
SP 3/1 Tracked leaders, led 5 out, headed 4 out, weakened before 3 out
PU 7 Stormy Weather (FR) B Ellison 8 10-0 b J E Moore 22/1
SP 22/1 In rear, mistake 7 out, tailed off opened 16/1
F 3 Valco De Touzaine (FR) P F Nicholls 5 11-2 t S Twiston-Davies 5/1
SP 5/1 Led, mistake and headed 5 out, soon lost place, fell 3 out opened 11/2
NR 8 Back To Balloo (IRE) C A McBratney 8 10-0 B Hughes

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £7.90 Tote Place £3.60 £2.60 Straight Forecast £55.66 Exacta £54.00 Trifecta £267.30 Swingers 1&2 £12.70, 2&3 £8.80, 1&3 £3.40

Jackpot £20,400.21 carried forward to Wincanton, 13th Apr
Placepot £465.80, Pool: £175986.75, 275.8 winning tickets
Quadpot £187.80, Pool: £11883.32, 46.8 winning tickets

Analysis

Trevor Whelan: "It's fantastic. He jumped and travelled really well. I probably should have hung on to him a bit longer yesterday. It's great for him to come out again and win a big race like this. He gave me a great ride."