15:15 Taunton

Thursday 6 April 2017

All14:1014:4015:1515:5516:3017:0517:35

    Nick Ayliffe Memorial Handicap Hurdle

  • 4YO plus  |   Class 4  |   2m 7f 198y  |   Good (Good to Firm in places, Watered)  |   7 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 15:15  |   Winning time: 5m 46.5s
1st
Horse silk
5
9/2
T: R T PhillipsJ: Ian Popham
Held up towards rear, headway to chase leaders after 3 out, led last, soon strongly challenged, held on gamely op 10/3
2nd
Horse silk
½
6
1011-8
9/1
T: J ScottJ: Matt Griffiths
Pulled hard, tracked leader, led 4th, mistake 8th, hard ridden when pressed after 3 out, mistake next, headed last, rallied closing stages, kept on op 17/2
3rd
Horse silk
7
8
8/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Nick Scholfield
Held up in rear, not fluent 2nd, hung right 2 out, headway before last, stayed on well, never a threat op 12/1
4th
Horse silk
1 ¼
2
7/2
T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore
Chased leaders, lost place after 7th, rallied 4 out, weakened before 2 out op 9/2
5th
Horse silk
1 ¾
1
812-2
3/1f
T: K C BaileyJ: M Hamill (5)
Led until 4th, remained prominent, lost place 8th, rallied and every chance 4 out, weakened approaching 2 out op 5/2
6th
Horse silk
2
7
6/1
T: N P MulhollandJ: S Corby (3)
Held up in rear, headway 3 out, chased leaders next, never on terms op 13/2
7th
Horse silk
½
3
611-12
6/1
T: L A DaceJ: L P Aspell
Tracked leaders, weakened before 3 out op 9/1

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Non-Runners

4
Horse silk
Lady Of Longstone17
Weight: 11-11|  Age: 7
T: D Pipe  J: Non Runner
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£6.00Pl:£3.00, £2.80EX:£35.00Trifecta:£416.10Tricast:£314.36SF:£42.20Swingers:£7.70, £5.20, £2.60

Forecasts

Milord (3/1), Daklondike (7/2), Muthabir (9/2), Stealing Mix (6/1), Laugharne (6/1), The Last But One (8/1), Decimus (9/1), Lady Of Longstone (14/1)

Verdict

STEALING MIX could represent some value in his first venture into handicap company over a trip which is expected to suit. He faces a rival of a similar profile in The Last But One, while it is far too soon to write off Daklondike.
  1. Stealing Mix
  2. The Last But One
  3. Daklondike

Prize Money

1st: £4,549.002nd: £1,336.003rd: £668.004th: £334.00

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