13:00 Exeter

Friday 7 December 2018

All12:2513:0013:3014:0514:3515:1015:40

    Thatchers Gold Handicap Hurdle

  • 4YO plus  |   Class 4  |   2m 7f 25y  |   Heavy (Soft in places)  |   12 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 13:00  |   Winning time: 6m 1.9s
1st
Horse silk
13
7/4f
T: J ScottJ: Matt Griffiths
Led, mistake 2nd, soon headed, remained prominent, led again after 4 out, strongly challenged 2 out, kept on well under pressure op 9/4
2nd
Horse silk
1 ¼
5
8/1
T: Mrs S GardnerJ: Lucy Gardner (3)
Mid-division, headway 4 out, every chance 2 out, stayed on same pace closing stages
3rd
Horse silk
11
10
50/1
T: K BurkeJ: Nick Scholfield
Held up in rear, headway 5 out, soon chasing leaders, stayed on same pace closing stages tchd 40/1
4th
Horse silk
10
1
12/1
T: C L TizzardJ: H Cobden
Mid-division, outpaced 5th, stayed on after 2 out, never nearer tchd 11/1
5th
Horse silk
2 ¼
6
7/2
T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson
Held up towards rear, headway 4 out, every chance next, weakened after 2 out tchd 10/3
6th
Horse silk
13
12
5/1
T: R WalfordJ: Rex Dingle (7)
Held up in touch, headway to chase leaders 4 out, under pressure next, soon weakened op 6/1
7th
Horse silk
6
7
511-7
12/1
T: C J DownJ: J M Davies
Prominent, keen, led after 2nd, headed after 4 out, weakened 2 out op 14/1
8th
Horse silk
9
4
25/1
T: C J GrayJ: Sean Houlihan (5)
Behind, headway 5 out, weakened 3 out tchd 20/1

Also Ran

PU
Horse silk
2
20/1
T: Jamie SnowdenJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Chased leaders, lost place 6th, beaten when pulled up before 3 out op 16/1
PU
Horse silk
3
911-11
40/1
T: A PhillipsJ: S Bowen
Always in rear, pulled up before 3 out op 33/1
PU
Horse silk
8
28/1
T: R HobsonJ: Jamie Bargary
Prominent, weakened 4 out, pulled up next op 33/1
PU
Horse silk
9
50/1
T: Miss S SmithJ: T Scudamore
In touch, weakened 5th, soon behind, pulled up before 2 out op 66/1

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Non-Runners

11
Horse silk
In The Pipeline28
Weight: 11-2|  Age: 5
T: B G Powell  J: B J Geraghty
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£2.30Pl:£1.20, £2.40, £12.60EX:£17.20Trifecta:£453.30Tricast:£522.00SF:£15.34Swingers:£3.10, £13.50, £12.50

Forecasts

Gonnabegood (7/4), Vango De Vaige (7/2), Bact To Black (5/1), Tea Time Fred (8/1), Waterloo Warrior (12/1), Pahaska (12/1), In The Pipeline (14/1), Midnight Monty (20/1), Bellamy's Grey (25/1), Echo Watt (28/1), Tarrona (40/1), Gambling Gamut (50/1), Mighty Vic (50/1)

Verdict

GONNABEGOOD again ran well here at the last meeting and although this is a stronger race, he receives plenty of weight and makes some appeal. Waterloo Warrior is interesting going back over the smaller obstacles and along with Pahaska pose a threat in an open handicap.
  1. Gonnabegood
  2. Waterloo Warrior
  3. Pahaska

Prize Money

1st: £6,498.002nd: £1,908.003rd: £954.004th: £477.005th: £350.006th: £350.007th: £350.008th: £350.00

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