14:30 Ayr

Thursday 20 September 2018

All13:3014:0014:3015:0515:3516:1016:4517:20
  • S T Andrew Plant Hire Handicap (Div 1)
  • Class 5  |   1m  |   Soft (Heavy in places)  |   12 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 14:33  |   Winning time: 1m 46.17s
1st
7
(5)
16/1
T: I JardineJ: Jamie Gormley (3)
Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, led inside final furlong, soon hard pressed, just held on post op 10/1
2nd
nse
6
(2)
3/1
T: T D EasterbyJ: D Allan
Led, hard pressed over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on and just held post tchd 7/2
3rd
½
1
(3)
11/4f
T: M DodsJ: Callum Rodriguez
Prominent, ridden and every chance over 1f out, kept on and no extra towards finish tchd 7/2
4th
sh
14
(10)
12/1
T: K DalgleishJ: Connor Beasley
Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on towards finish tchd 9/1
5th
2
4
(11)
11/1
T: J S GoldieJ: D Tudhope
Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, soon ridden, kept on inside final furlong tchd 10/1
6th
½
11
(4)
8/1
T: J EwartJ: J Garritty
Chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace op 9/1
7th
¾
2
(9)
79-7
28/1
T: M W EasterbyJ: Nathan Evans
Held up in touch, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace op 40/1 tchd 25/1
8th
nse
3
(13)
10/1
T: D ThompsonJ: David Egan
Held up in touch, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, no impression op 16/1 tchd 8/1
9th
½
8
(6)
12/1
T: R A FaheyJ: T Hamilton
Towards rear, ridden over 3f out, one pace and no impression op 14/1 tchd 11/1
10th
4
5
(14)
89-5
16/1
T: R M SmithJ: David Probert
Chased leaders, challenged over 2f out, weakened final furlong op 22/1 tchd 25/1
11th
9
13
(1)
28/1
T: Rebecca BastimanJ: F Norton
Mid-division, ridden over 1f out, soon weakened op 18/1
12th
5
12
(12)
48-12
25/1
T: K A RyanJ: T Eaves
Close up, weakened over 2f out op 22/1 tchd 20/1 and tchd 28/1

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Non-Runners

10
(8)
Forever A Lady5
Weight: 9-0|  Age: 5
T: K Dalgleish  J: G Lee
NR
9
(7)
Dark Crystal5
Weight: 9-1|  Age: 7
T: Miss L A Perratt  J: Ben Robinson
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£20.20Pl:£4.40, £2.20, £1.70EX:£97.90Trifecta:£453.80Tricast:£176.66SF:£62.20Swingers:£14.40, £14.50, £1.50

Forecasts

Mustaqbal (11/4), Silvery Moon (3/1), It's Never Enough (8/1), Visitant (10/1), Forever A Lady (10/1), Strong Steps (11/1), Zoravan (12/1), Cadeau Magnifique (12/1), Newmarket Warrior (16/1), Gworn (16/1), Tagur (25/1), Dark Crystal (25/1), Torrid (28/1), Newstead Abbey (28/1)

Verdict

Difficult to stray too far from the Carlisle winner MUSTAQBAL who bolted up under similar conditions as recently as last week. He'd have come out comfortably on top there with 6lb extra on his back, so there's no reason whatsoever to believe that the incurred penalty will prove a barrier to further success. Of the remainder Tagur looks threatening, and a fairly safe bet to make the frame after a solid run at Newcastle, whilst Zoravan can prove more effective over this longer trip (of 1m) if able to handle the testing underfoot conditions.
  1. Mustaqbal
  2. Tagur
  3. Visitant

Prize Money

1st: £4,787.002nd: £1,424.003rd: £712.004th: £356.005th: £300.006th: £300.007th: £300.008th: £300.00

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