16:45 Kelso

Wednesday 19 September 2018

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    Tweed Salmon Fishers Handicap Chase

  • 4YO plus  |   Class 4  |   2m 5f 133y  |   Good to Firm (Good in places)  |   7 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 16:45  |   Winning time: 5m 23.4s
1st
Horse silk
4
611-12
11/8f
T: I JardineJ: B S Hughes
Tracked leader, not fluent 6th, hit last (usual 3 out), driven to lead between omitted last 2, soon ridden, held on towards finish (both fences in home straight omitted on all circuits)
2nd
Horse silk
2 ½
1
11/4
T: E M O'SullivanJ: R Johnson
Held up behind, headway 2 out (usual 4 out), soon outpaced, rallied on long run from last, went 2nd towards finish, not reach winner
3rd
Horse silk
¾
9
16/1
T: B ButterworthJ: Sean Quinlan
Led, hard pressed after last, ridden and headed between omitted last 2, kept on, no extra in 3rd towards finish
4th
Horse silk
4 ½
5
10/1
T: Miss Lucinda V RussellJ: D R Fox
Chased leaders to 3rd, towards rear, struggling 7th, ridden before omitted 2 out, plugged on to take 4th closing stages, never near leaders
5th
Horse silk
nk
3
8/1
T: B HaslamJ: R P McLernon
Tracked leaders, outpaced by front pair after last (usual 3 out), never on terms, weakened inside final furlong
6th
Horse silk
16
2
11/2
T: G BoanasJ: Ross Chapman (3)
Held up behind, took closer order halfway, outpaced 2 out (usual 4 out), soon weakened, tailed off
7th
Horse silk
54
7
40/1
T: M A BarnesJ: Dale Irving (3)
Tracked leader, driven and lost place before 2 out (usual 4 out), soon weakened, tailed off

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Non-Runners

8
Horse silk
Charlie Snow Angel88
Weight: 11-1|  Age: 9
T: Miss S E Forster  J: Jamie Hamilton
NR
6
Horse silk
Classical Milano32
Weight: 11-11|  Age: 7
T: G Bewley  J: Jonathon Bewley
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£2.40Pl:£1.20, £2.00EX:£5.90Trifecta:£41.10Tricast:£36.95SF:£5.73Swingers:£1.10, £1.70, £3.50

Forecasts

Trongate (11/8), Oighear Dubh (11/4), Loch Linnhe (11/2), Ever So Much (8/1), Present Lodger (10/1), Classical Milano (10/1), Charlie Snow Angel (12/1), Brother Scott (16/1), No Such Number (40/1)

Verdict

Oighear Dubh looks to have met with the full weight of the handicapper's wrath going into this, but with Richard Johnson up, perhaps he may be capable of pulling out the necessary to win again. However, TRONGATE makes greater appeal. Iain Jardine's six-year-old made a good debut over fences last month and it is worth chancing him to handle this faster ground. Loch Linnhe is on a decent mark if he is rejuvenated for a change of stables, while Classical Milano is not written off.
  1. Trongate
  2. Oighear Dubh
  3. Loch Linnhe

Previous Winners

2017
Red Giant
Weight: 11-5  |Age: 6
6/5

Prize Money

1st: £4,614.002nd: £1,355.003rd: £677.004th: £350.005th: £350.006th: £350.007th: £350.008th: £350.00

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