16:05 Hexham

Saturday 13 May 2017

All13:4514:2014:5515:3016:0516:4017:15

    Great North City Games Handicap Hurdle

  • 4YO plus  |   Class 4  |   2m 4f 28y  |   Good (Watered)  |   6 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 16:05  |   Winning time: 5m 10.2s
1st
Horse silk
4
3/1
T: J C HaynesJ: Thomas Dowson (5)
Made all, drew readily clear after 3 out, unchallenged after, very easily op 7/2
2nd
Horse silk
59
3
10/1
T: S WaughJ: Amie Waugh (7)
In touch, went 3rd before 4 out, outpaced after next, stayed on to take remote 2nd between last 2, no chance with easy winner op 11/1 tchd 9/1
3rd
Horse silk
23
6
7/2
T: A C WhillansJ: Dale Irving (5)
Tracked leaders, went 2nd when mistake 4 out, no chance with winner after next, lost remote 2nd between last 2, tailed off op 10/3 tchd 3/1
4th
Horse silk
35
2
11/1
T: G BoanasJ: Miss E Todd (7)
Took keen hold, tracked winner, lost place before 4 out, ridden and weakened after next, well tailed off in 4th after tchd 12/1

Also Ran

F
Horse silk
1
13/5f
T: N P MulhollandJ: T Scudamore
Held up in touch on outer when fell 3rd op 15/8 tchd 11/4
PU
Horse silk
5
511-6
4/1
T: Miss Lucinda V RussellJ: Blair Campbell (7)
Tracked leaders, lost place and behind before 4 out, soon lost touch, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out op 7/1

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£3.70Pl:£2.30, £3.80EX:£35.10Trifecta:£141.20SF:£29.31Swingers:£4.80, £4.30, £4.70

Forecasts

Earls Fort (13/5), Beyondtemptation (3/1), Kalaharry (7/2), Vertigo (4/1), Border Breaker (10/1), Brave Spartacus (11/1)

Verdict

It's Hexham, so that means that the adorably tough Beyondtemptation will do battle. As always, she ran her race last week, but was picked off by a pair of slightly classier rivals and that could again prove the headline story this afternoon with EARLS FORT sent North by Neil Mulholland. This seven-year-old is ideally suited by decent ground and whilst steadily climbing the weights, his handicap form from the South might be slightly stronger than that achieved by Beyondtemptation in the North. Of the others, Vertigo might have found the race coming too quickly when well beaten by Modulus on his C&D handicap debut in March.
  1. Earls Fort
  2. Beyondtemptation
  3. Vertigo

Prize Money

1st: £4,224.002nd: £1,240.003rd: £620.004th: £310.00

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