15:55 Taunton

Saturday 18 January 2020

All13:0513:4014:1514:5015:2515:5516:25
  • Newton King Mares' Handicap Chase
  • Class 4  |   2m 5f 150y  |   Heavy  |   8 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 15:55  |   Winning time: 5m 50.75s
1st
7
710-11
10/3f
T: K BurkeJ: Thomas Bellamy
Chased leaders, led 11th, clear when not fluent 3 out, left further clear next, kept on strongly op 3/1
2nd
5 ½
3
4/1
T: N J HendersonJ: James Bowen
Held up, headway chasing leaders before 6th, ridden in well held 4th before left in 3rd 2 out, driven and went 2nd run-in, no chance with winner
3rd
2
4
4/1
T: N P MulhollandJ: Millie Wonnacott (7)
Raced keenly, chased leaders, led 4th, headed after 8th, in front again next, blundered and almost unseated rider 10th, headed next, lost 2nd 4 out, weakened soon after, left in modest 4th 2 out, kept on into 2nd close home op 9/2 tchd 5/1
4th
½
2
6/1
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: Charlie Deutsch
Chased leaders on outside, lost place and behind 8th, headway on outside chasing leaders before 4 out, 3rd after 4 out, left 2nd 2 out, stayed on same pace, no chance with winner, weakened into 3rd run-in, dropped to 4th close home op 8/1
5th
2
5
12/1
T: F O'BrienJ: C Brace (3)
Held up, left modest 5th 2 out, never on terms, pecked last op 11/1 tchd 10/1
6th
57
8
20/1
T: J W MullinsJ: Kevin Jones (3)
Jumped slowly 1st and next, soon chasing leaders on inside, mistake 7th, went 2nd 8th, led soon after, headed next, hit 10th, weakening when mistake next, tailed off op 16/1

Also Ran

F
1
7/1
T: H FryJ: Bryan Carver (5)
Raced wide, held up in touch, good headway on outside chasing leaders before 9th, went 2nd 4 out, 5 lengths down and held when fell next op 15/2 tchd 13/2 and tchd 8/1
PU
6
7/1
T: Evan WilliamsJ: Conor Ring (3)
Led until 4th, chased leader, not fluent 8th, lost 2nd before 9th, weakened before next, tailed off and pulled up before 3 out op 8/1 tchd 13/2

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£4.10Pl:£1.20, £1.70, £2.00EX:£20.30Trifecta:£80.70Tricast:£54.08SF:£17.68Swingers:£4.50, £2.50, £4.50

Forecasts

Everlanes (10/3), Loveherandleaveher (4/1), Molly Carew (4/1), Top And Drop (6/1), Outofthisworld (7/1), Inch Lala (7/1), Troubled Soul (12/1), Kentford Mallard (20/1)

Verdict

With her handler having a fine 26% winning strike-rate in chases at this venue, LOVEHERANDLEAVEHER is fancied to improve on a promising recent chasing bow and land this modest affair. Top And Drop appeals as a likely danger and the drop back in trip should not be an issue for a mare who likes the testing conditions. Molly Carew wasn't disgraced (although beaten a long way in the end) at Cheltenham last time, and it will be interesting to see if the unexposed top weight Outofthisworld attracts any support in the betting market. On the face of it she has plenty of weight, but is surely better than she showed on chasing bow last time.
  1. Loveherandleaveher
  2. Top And Drop
  3. Molly Carew

Prize Money

1st: £5,458.002nd: £1,603.003rd: £801.004th: £401.005th: £350.006th: £350.007th: £350.008th: £350.00
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