13:25 Fontwell

Friday 8 November 2019

All13:2514:0014:3515:0515:4016:10
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  • 4YO plus  |   Class 5  |   3m 1f 166y  |   Soft (Good to Soft in places)  |   8 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 13:25  |   Winning time: 6m 59.95s
1st
Horse silk
3
8/1
T: Mrs L HillJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Led until before 2nd, pressed leader, led again 3 out until the last, rallied to lead again run-in tchd 7/1
2nd
Horse silk
3 ½
5
610-12
10/1
T: C GordonJ: Tom Cannon
Pushed along at times, chased leaders, 2nd 3 out, led last, hung right run-in, soon headed and no extra tchd 11/1
3rd
Horse silk
3
4
6/1
T: Miss Jane MathiasJ: Lorcan Williams (3)
Held up in last trio, headway 3 out, chased leaders before next where every chance, 3rd and one pace run-in op 11/2 tchd 13/2
4th
Horse silk
3 ½
2
511-10
7/4f
T: K C BaileyJ: David Bass
Tracked leaders on outside, lost place before 4 out, rallied chasing leaders before 2 out, ridden and no impression between last 2 op 15/8 tchd 6/4
5th
Horse silk
2
7
7/2
T: Jack BarberJ: James Best
Chased leaders, not fluent 7th and pushed along, weakened 2 out op 9/2
6th
Horse silk
32
6
33/1
T: R RoweJ: L P Aspell
Never travelled and mostly towards rear, mistake went right and reminder 3rd, jumped slowly and reminder after next and 6th, short-lived effort 8th, beaten 4 out, tailed off op 28/1

Also Ran

PU
Horse silk
1
6/1
T: J ScottJ: Matt Griffiths
Led before slowed into 2nd, reminders after 9th, headed 3 out, weakened and behind when pulled up before next op 11/2 tchd 13/2
PU
Horse silk
8
50/1
T: A PhillipsJ: C J Todd (7)
Always in rear, tailed off 8th, pulled up after next op 40/1

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Non-Runners

9
Horse silk
Robin De Broome78
Weight: 10-0|  Age: 7
T: O Murphy  J: Aidan Coleman
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£8.10Pl:£2.00, £1.90, £1.70EX:£51.80Trifecta:£159.50Tricast:£511.03SF:£77.94Swingers:£6.50, £8.00, £2.70

Forecasts

Pond Road (7/4), Three In One (7/2), Definately Vinnie (6/1), Gonnabegood (6/1), Velvet Cognac (8/1), Jimmy (10/1), Robin De Broome (12/1), Over The Arch (33/1), Ballinamona Flyer (50/1)

Verdict

He's adept at such tasks but even Olly Murphy is struggling to get to the bottom of Robin De Broome, who has been prominent in the betting twice since joining his yard. He sports new headgear in latest attempts to get him firing. Three In One has been cut some slack by the assessor and ran better on handicap bow when last spotted, while Gonnabegood could hit form again after a break and Sam Twiston-Davies' presence suggests better is anticipated from Velvet Cognac. DEFINITELY VINNIE has run well in recent starts at Warwick and Ffos Las and is eased 2lb, getting him a tentative vote in a race where few are convincing.
  1. Definately Vinnie
  2. Three In One
  3. Velvet Cognac

Previous Winners

2018
Love The Leader
Weight: 11-5  |Age: 10
4/1

Prize Money

1st: £2,794.002nd: £820.003rd: £410.004th: £350.005th: £350.006th: £350.007th: £350.008th: £350.00

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