16:05 Thirsk

Monday 20 August 2018

All14:0514:3515:0515:3516:0516:3517:0517:35

    'Pirates' Family Day At thirskraces Friday 31st August Handicap

  • 3YO plus  |   Class 6  |   1m 4f 8y  |   Good to Soft  |   17 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 16:05  |   Winning time: 2m 39.67s
1st
Horse silk
9
(14)
9/1
T: S DixonJ: Theodore Ladd (5)
Tracked leader, led over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on gamely op 8/1
2nd
Horse silk
1 ¼
8
(6)
49-4
16/1
T: M & D EasterbyJ: Harrison Shaw (5)
Mid-division, headway chasing leaders and switched right over 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, went 2nd towards finish tchd 14/1
3rd
Horse silk
½
13
(1)
17/2
T: Mrs Marjorie FifeJ: Faye McManoman (7)
Chased leaders on inside, went 2nd 2f out, ridden and kept on same pace inside final furlong, lost 2nd towards finish op 9/1 tchd 10/1
4th
Horse silk
hd
1
(11)
11/1
T: L A MullaneyJ: B A Curtis
Chased leaders, pushed along over 3f out, stayed on inside final furlong, not pace to challenge op 10/1 tchd 9/1
5th
Horse silk
1
6
(10)
8/1
T: Mrs R CarrJ: J P Sullivan
Towards rear, headway chasing leaders and not much room inside final 2f, keeping on when not clear run and switched left inside final furlong, stayed on op 12/1
6th
Horse silk
hd
2
(13)
9/1
T: R FellJ: D Allan
Mid-division, good headway on outside over 2f out, chased leaders and edged left under pressure over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong op 8/1
7th
Horse silk
1 ½
3
(17)
6/1f
T: D O'MearaJ: D Tudhope
Held up towards rear, headway chasing leaders 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong op 13/2
8th
Horse silk
1
17
(12)
25/1
T: P A KirbyJ: Cam Hardie
Raced keenly towards rear, headway when not clear run 2f out, soon switched right, switched back left over 1f out, soon no impression op 33/1
9th
Horse silk
6
10
(5)
12/1
T: M DodsJ: A Mullen
Keen in mid-division on inside, pushed along over 3f out, headway under pressure over 2f out, no impression final furlong op 10/1
10th
Horse silk
½
7
(15)
50/1
T: P A KirbyJ: Phil Dennis (3)
Steadied start, held in rear, never involved
11th
Horse silk
nk
5
(9)
10/1
T: Mrs S A WattJ: Connor Murtagh (5)
In touch, effort on wide outside over 2f out, ridden and weakened inside final 2f tchd 8/1
12th
Horse silk
6
4
(2)
7/1
T: L A MullaneyJ: Paula Muir (5)
Slowly away, always towards rear op 8/1
12th
Horse silk
dh
14
(7)
66/1
T: Miss T JacksonJ: Nathan Evans
Chased leaders, pushed along 3f out, ridden 2f out, weakened soon after op 50/1
14th
Horse silk
1
15
(4)
22/1
T: D CarrollJ: Barry McHugh
Led until over 2f out, lost 2nd 2f out, chased leaders, weakened over 1f out op 20/1 tchd 25/1
15th
Horse silk
16
11
(16)
25/1
T: Micky HammondJ: M Stainton
Always behind
16th
Horse silk
19
16
(8)
150/1
T: J S WainwrightJ: P Aspell
Always towards rear, never a factor op 100/1
17th
Horse silk
12
12
(3)
11/1
T: D McCain JnrJ: G Lee
Chased leaders, ridden 4f out, weakened over 2f out, behind and eased over 1f out

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£9.30Pl:£2.60, £3.70, £2.50, £3.00EX:£127.20Trifecta:£2,510.50Tricast:£1,286.25SF:£138.46Swingers:£22.40, £12.60, £68.60

Forecasts

Clenymistra (6/1), Princess Nearco (7/1), King's Coinage (8/1), Palindrome (17/2), Albert Boy (9/1), Fisher Green (9/1), Champagne Rules (10/1), Bogardus (11/1), Strongarm Chaser (11/1), French Flyer (12/1), Aelius (16/1), Pindaric (22/1), New Britain (25/1), Excalibur (25/1), Pullman Brown (50/1), Arizona Sunrise (66/1), Rosie Hall (150/1)

Verdict

Something of a puzzle with the changing ground conditions adding to the mystery. CHAMPAGNE RULES has as good a chance as any. He goes well fresh and handles soft ground, and with a good young rider claiming 5lb shouldn't be too far away. Bogardus won last time but the ground is now a concern, but Clenymistra seems to go well here so has claims along with the likes of Albert Boy and King's Coinage. The step up in trip should suit Aelius who looks potentially well handicapped, while Excalibur and Strongarm Chaser are others in with a shout in an open affair.
  1. Champagne Rules
  2. Aelius
  3. Clenymistra

Previous Winners

2017
Sepal
Weight: 10-6  |Age: 4
1/1

Prize Money

1st: £3,398.002nd: £1,011.003rd: £505.004th: £300.005th: £300.006th: £300.007th: £300.008th: £300.00

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