Tuesday 19 March 2019
MansionBet Novices' Handicap Chase
Class 4 | 2m 7f 129y | Good (Good to soft in places) | 9 Runners | Turf
Off time: 15:05 | Winning time: 6m 10.61s
Not devoid of promise in bumpers or over hurdles, and better than the result when fourth of 5 to Night of Sin in novice handicap at Leicester on chase debut, finding the trip too sharp. return to 3m will suit, and considered.
Tongue tied when off the mark in a similar event over C&D on chase debut, but found out by rise in the weights at Wetherby last time. Others preferred again.
Didn't go on over hurdles, but may do better as a chaser given she has won a point-to-point, and probably in need of the run on chase debut at Newbury early this month. Handicapper has given her a chance.
Runner-up at Market Rasen a year ago, but below form on completed starts since, and unseated after jumping sharply right last time. Visor replaces cheekpieces here, but easy to have reservations.
Fourth over hurdles at Haydock in December, and while he's disappointed since, he's had some excuses, and has the physique to make a better chaser. Market should guide.
Has looked a hard ride since finishing second on her chase debut at Warwick, and something to prove after crashing out early on her latest start.
Now 10lb higher than when scoring at Wetherby in December, and ran well when fourth over C&D in January, but she disappointed last time, and looks in the handicapper's grip at present.
Related to some useful sorts over jumps, and won a point-to-point in January 2018. Not shown a great deal over hurdles, but no great surprise to see him fare better with a visor fitted on chase debut.
Disappointing over hurdles, but took advantage of handicapper's generosity when winning on second chase start at Wincanton last time. Not certain to back that up given profile, but has claims on form.
Mr Love (4/1), Stormy Milan (5/1), Black Anthem (5/1), Itsamanslife (11/2), Annie Angel (13/2), Clondaw Ace (15/2), Lady Master (8/1), Browndodd (18/1), Agent Memphis (20/1)
- Annie Angel
- Stormy Milan