14:40 Exeter

Thursday 21 December 2017

All12:3513:0513:3514:0514:4015:1515:45

    Read Noel Fehily At 188bet Handicap Hurdle

  • 3YO plus  |   Class 3  |   2m 2f 111y  |   Soft  |   10 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 14:40  |   Winning time: 5m 2.6s
1st
Horse silk
11
7/2
T: Mrs S GardnerJ: Lucy Gardner (3)
Chased leaders, 2nd after 4 out, led before next, clear 2 out, ridden before last, driven out op 4/1
2nd
Horse silk
1 ¾
2
9/2
T: Nick WilliamsJ: Lizzie Kelly (3)
Chased leader, led 2nd, ridden and headed before 3 out, chased winner, stayed on same pace run-in tchd 5/1
3rd
Horse silk
½
4
3/1f
T: C L TizzardJ: R M Power
Mid-division, slightly outpaced 6th, rallied under pressure into 3rd before 3 out, kept on run-in, not pace to challenge, eased when held close home op 7/2
4th
Horse silk
21
1
22/1
T: Evan WilliamsJ: Adam Wedge
Held up and wide in mid-division, headway on outside into modest 4th before 3 out, well held, mistake last op 20/1
5th
Horse silk
7
8
9/2
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: Charlie Deutsch (3)
Chased leaders, ridden and weakened before 3 out op 4/1
6th
Horse silk
nk
9
28/1
T: D PipeJ: Michael Heard (5)
Held up towards rear, steady headway 5th, weakened before 3 out op 25/1
7th
Horse silk
4 ½
7
11/1
T: Jonjo O'NeillJ: Aidan Coleman
Mid-division, weakened before 3 out op 12/1 tchd 10/1
8th
Horse silk
12
5
20/1
T: Katy PriceJ: Benjamin Poste
Always towards rear, tailed off 4 out, never a factor
9th
Horse silk
2 ¼
10
33/1
T: R WalfordJ: James Best
Always in rear, tailed off 4 out op 28/1

Also Ran

N/A
Horse silk
1
130-0
T: Evan WilliamsJ: 
N/A
Horse silk
3
20/1
T: G L MooreJ: William Clarke (10)
NonRunner
T: B PaulingJ: 
N/A
Horse silk
5
T: Evan WilliamsJ: 
PU
Horse silk
6
9/1
T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore
Led until 2nd, chased leader until after 4 out, weakened rapidly and pulled before next op 17/2 tchd 8/1
N/A
Horse silk
7
T: Miss J Du PlessisJ: 
N/A
Horse silk
10
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: 
T: P J HobbsJ: 
T: O SherwoodJ: 
N/A
Horse silk
19
140-0
T: Mrs S GardnerJ: 
N/A
Horse silk
20
T: A KingJ: 

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£4.20Pl:£1.60, £1.90, £1.60EX:£19.20Trifecta:£76.90Tricast:£52.64SF:£19.08Swingers:£3.00, £2.50, £3.10

Forecasts

Rockpoint (3/1), Trans Express (7/2), Night Of Sin (9/2), Mixchievous (9/2), Max Do Brazil (9/1), Travertine (11/1), Jennys Day (20/1), Le Precieux (20/1), Go Long (22/1), Delface (28/1), Druid's Folly (33/1)

Verdict

ROCKPOINT shaped well in soft ground at Ascot last time out and has been going the right way over timber in three starts this term to believe he'll have a race of this nature in him. He earns the nod to make a winning start in handicaps for the Tizzard team. Mixchievous isn't overlooked easily having won on reappearance at Chepstow, though a 5lb hike and the suspicion he may want further are enough to see him passed over. Night Of Sin should come on for the reappearance while last year's winner Trans Express should be suited down in trip, though remains 4lb higher than when collecting 12 months ago.
  1. Rockpoint
  2. Mixchievous
  3. Trans Express

Prize Money

1st: £7,798.002nd: £2,290.003rd: £1,145.004th: £572.00

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