17:25 Stratford Sun 14 April 2019

  • Inspire Exclusive Racing Club 'Grassroots' Hunter' Chase (Class 5)
  • 2m 6f 125y, Good (Good to Soft in places)
  • 6 Runners
  • Winner£3,120.002nd£968.003rd£484.004th£242.00
  • Surface: Turf
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Weighed In

Winning time:5m 48.7sOff time:17:25:43
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1
912-4OR: 135CD
10/11

Has won 4-5 attempts since joining this trainer and only negative is that he was pulled up here in his one setback. Thriving in both runs since however and could well make amends.

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2
1012-4OR: 128D
5/2

Back-to-back wins in this sphere since undergoing wind operation, no concerns on ground/trip and 10-year-old should go well once more, though this represents a tougher test than his Newbury win.

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3
1012-4OR: 128
10/3

Made all the running at Warwick 17 days ago and duly enhanced record in this sphere to two wins from three attempts. Prior defeat had come to an in-form rival (second) and should mount another decent challenge.

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4
912-0OR: 128CD
20/1

Won this 12 months ago, fair record in point-to-points since but has more on plate here, with a trio of rivals in fine tune opposing him.

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5
1112-0OR: 121
25/1

Decent performer under rules at his best and has won in this sphere. Flying recently in point-to-points (four wins for this trainer) but faces much tougher exam now.

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6
911-3OR: 105
50/1

Outran odds of 66-1 in heavy-ground Carlisle contest last month, finishing third of six, similar outcome here would be a good effort.

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Last Year's Winner

DRAWHORSEAWGTSP
Abricot De L'Oasis811-1013/8
T: J H HendersonJ: Mr F Henderson

Betting

Forecast

Arthur's Secret (10/11), Master Baker (5/2), Risk A Fine (10/3), Abricot De L'Oasis (20/1), Port Melon (25/1), Nautical Twilight (50/1)

Verdict

Arthur's Secret is one of three runners arriving into this race in excellent heart and comes out best on the ratings. He's won four from five of late, though he was pulled up here in his one defeat. The presence of Risk A Fine should ensure a proper test is served up and that might leave the likely market leader vulnerable. Preference is for strong-travelling MASTER BAKER who perhaps had more in hand the winning margin suggests at Newbury last time and ought to be suited by how this sets up. Port Melon and last year's winner Abricot De L'Oasis ensure this is a tasty finale.
  1. Master Baker
  2. Arthur's Secret
  3. Risk A Fine

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