14:35 Newton Abbot Wed 16 May 2018

  • Racing Welfare Supports Mental Health Awareness Week Novices' Handicap Chase (Class 4)
  • 3m 1f 170y, Good (Good to Firm in places)
  • 9 Runners
  • Winner£5,296.002nd£1,555.003rd£778.004th£389.005th£350.006th£350.007th£350.008th£350.00
  • Surface: Turf
Sort By:

Weighed In

Winning time:6m 50.0sOff time:14:35:23
NEW! Keep an eye out for ‘Insights’ against a horse for additional clues towards its chance! Read more...
1
712-6OR: 106
11/4

Positive change to see him back over fences given his best run over the past year came over the larger obstacles, but still not one to rely on, especially based on his form since.

Last RunWatch last race
2
611-12OR: 98BF
9/1

Patchy form over hurdles but fitted with first-time cheek pieces for this debut over fences and seems like the type to improve for the switch to fences, especially off this handicap mark.

Last RunWatch last race
3
911-5OR: 91
12/1

Hasn't been seen for over a year but was in fair form prior to that absence. Makes her debut over fences here and easy to see her going well based on hurdles form.

Last RunWatch last race
4
811-2OR: 88
10/1

Beaten 17L by Posh Totty last time out and even a big swing at the weights is unlikely to be enough for her to turn the tables on that reopposing rival.

Last RunWatch last race
5
911-0OR: 86
25/1

Down the field in four outings to date (a bumper and three hurdles), and now on both handicap and chase debut needs to show marked improvement for the switch to fences.

Last RunWatch last race
6
1110-12OR: 84
7/4

Consistent mare who won chase debut last week having previously won a number of point-to-points. Up 11lb for an easy victory and could well defy that rise on her second start over regulation fences.

Last RunWatch last race
7
910-11OR: 83
20/1

Some form in novice hurdles in early 2017, but form has since dropped off and needs a revival on this chasing debut.

Last RunWatch last race
8
610-10OR: 82D
20/1

On the same mark he won off over hurdles last summer, and provided there isn't any rain quick ground could suit him on debut over fences; one to consider.

Last RunWatch last race
9
Badiloup,h21
710-3OR: 75
7/1

Only two career victories came over hurdles in France, and 0-16 record since moving to Britain means he's tough to build a case for down another 3lb.

Last RunWatch last race

Last Year's Winner

DRAWHORSEAWGTSP
Calin Du Brizais611-127/2
T: N J HawkeJ: C Gethings

Betting

Forecast

Posh Totty (7/4), Good Man Vinnie (11/4), Badilou (7/1), Summer Getaway (9/1), Dancing Conquest (10/1), Bel Esprit (12/1), We'll Be There (20/1), Findusatgorcombe (20/1), Bit Of A Charlie (25/1)

Verdict

Findusatgorcombe should relish the ground and is one to consider off this mark, and Bel Esprit would have a good chance on her best hurdles form. However POSH TOTTY has won no fewer than 14 point-to-points and won a chase under rules very nicely last time out. Even up a fair way in the weights she looks set for another big run.
  1. Posh Totty
  2. Findusatgorcombe
  3. Bel Esprit

Video Replay

Most Followed

Epatante

F: 211-

T: N J Henderson

If The Cap Fits

F: 114/111-

T: H Fry

Bags Groove

F: 110-211

T: H Fry

Verdana Blue

F: 1300-11

T: N J Henderson

Present Man

F: P/11043-

T: P F Nicholls

Most Followed

Epatante

F: 211-

T: N J Henderson

If The Cap Fits

F: 114/111-

T: H Fry

Bags Groove

F: 110-211

T: H Fry

Verdana Blue

F: 1300-11

T: N J Henderson

Present Man

F: P/11043-

T: P F Nicholls

Next Race Off

13:40 Ayr
7
(0)
Instingtive
J: Ross Chapman
4
(0)
Casual Cavalier
J: Lee Edwards
6
(0)
Las Tunas
J: Dale Irving
5
(0)
Seven Devils
J: D R Fox
3
(0)
John Williams
J: Rachel McDonald
1
(0)
Mumgos Debut
J: S Mulqueen
2
(0)
Craiganboy
J: Grant Cockburn

Racing Tips

Check out what's being backed with Sky Bet

The Market Place: Luck of the Irish

We round up the Sky Bet market movers and Price Boosts ahead of a busy day's action in the UK and Ireland.

Check out our latest racing Nap

Daily Nap: Fry to Sting rivals

Ben Linfoot heads to Exeter for the Sporting Life Daily Nap on Wednesday while he also has selections at Ayr and Bangor.

Check out our daily preview with tips for every race

Wednesday's racing preview

Anita Chambers looks ahead to Wednesday's action with Part Exchange considered the day's best bet at Kempton's evening meeting.