15:25 Newcastle

Friday 7 September 2018

All13:4014:1514:5015:2516:0016:3517:1017:40

    Mott Macdonald Bentley Handicap

  • 3YO plus  |   Class 6  |   1m 4f 98y  |   Standard  |   11 Runners  |   Allweather
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 15:26  |   Winning time: 2m 41.16s
1st
Horse silk
7
(10)
3/1
T: S KirkJ: Callum Shepherd
Tracked leader, ridden to lead entering final 2f, clear over 1f out, easily op 11/4 tchd 10/3
2nd
Horse silk
3 ¾
5
(6)
9/4f
T: Sir Mark PrescottJ: L Morris
Held up in mid-division, struggling to quicken when not much room over 2f out, headway between horses over 1f out, went 2nd final 100 yards, no chance with winner tchd 5/2
3rd
Horse silk
2
8
(9)
39-1
10/1
T: M HerringtonJ: D Tudhope
Raced keenly in lead, ridden and headed entering final 2f, soon hung left, no chance with winner, lost 2nd final 100 yards, no extra in 3rd tchd 8/1
4th
Horse silk
3
1
(5)
7/1
T: K FrostJ: Callum Rodriguez (3)
Mid-division, headway chasing leaders 3f out, no extra inside final furlong op 12/1
5th
Horse silk
hd
6
(1)
12/1
T: Jedd O'KeeffeJ: G Lee
Chased leading pair, ridden over 2f out, no extra inside final furlong op 8/1
6th
Horse silk
1 ¼
4
(7)
8/1
T: N TinklerJ: Faye McManoman (7)
Held up in last trio, pushed along on outside 2f out, plugged on final furlong, never troubled leaders
7th
Horse silk
nk
3
(3)
49-10
20/1
T: A BaileyJ: Jessica Cooley (7)
Tracked leaders on inside, pushed along over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong tchd 22/1
8th
Horse silk
½
9
(4)
25/1
T: K DalgleishJ: D Allan
Slowly into stride and hampered start, keen in mid-division, headway on inside over 2f out, hung left and weakened over 1f out op 33/1
9th
Horse silk
hd
11
(11)
10/1
T: J J QuinnJ: P Hanagan
Always towards rear op 16/1
10th
Horse silk
3 ¾
2
(2)
33/1
T: Andi BrownJ: Jack Mitchell
Held up and behind, never a factor op 25/1 tchd 22/1
11th
Horse silk
22
10
(8)
100/1
T: A C WhillansJ: Barry McHugh
Never better than mid-division, weakened inside final 3f, tailed off tchd 66/1

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£3.90Pl:£1.40, £1.30, £5.80EX:£13.10Trifecta:£126.80Tricast:£59.31SF:£9.77Swingers:£1.80, £12.30, £6.60

Forecasts

Special Mission (9/4), Sauchiehall Street (3/1), My Brother Mike (7/1), Exclusive Waters (8/1), Nadine (10/1), Blue Havana (10/1), French Resistance (12/1), Widnes (20/1), New Abbey Angel (25/1), Kirtling (33/1), Wise Coco (100/1)

Verdict

Another low grade contest, but plenty of course form with which to work. Exclusive Waters is best suited to 1m2f at this track, but does stay further and should have a positive role to play despite a 4lb higher mark, whilst Special Mission looks the type to benefit from having Luke Morris back in the saddle. French Resistance is improving, but has stamina to prove on his AW debut, so a real chance is taken on the long time absent KIRTLING. He was dual C&D winner in 2016, remains feasibly handicapped, and hails from a stable able to get horses fit and ready (access to an equine pool) to do themselves justice off a break.
  1. Kirtling
  2. Special Mission
  3. Exclusive Waters

Previous Winners

2017
Sir Runs A Lot
Weight: 9-1  |Age: 5
8/1

Prize Money

1st: £3,493.002nd: £1,040.003rd: £519.004th: £300.005th: £300.006th: £300.007th: £300.008th: £300.00

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