14:40 Taunton

Sunday 2 February 2020

All13:3514:0514:4015:1015:4016:1016:45

    Richard Williams Memorial Novices' Handicap Chase

  • 5YO plus  |   Class 4  |   2m 2f 40y  |   Soft (Heavy in places)  |   12 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 14:40  |   Winning time: 4m 52.0s
1st
Horse silk
9
4/1j
T: K C BaileyJ: David Bass
Chased leaders, went 2nd 10th, led 4 out, clear next, stayed on well
2nd
Horse silk
7
2
4/1j
T: Evan WilliamsJ: Adam Wedge
Chased leader, hit 7th, led before 8th until before next, lost 2nd at 10th, chased leaders, chased winner 4 out, soon ridden, well held next
3rd
Horse silk
21
5
5/1
T: J ScottJ: Matt Griffiths
Chased leaders on inside, weakened, outpaced before 4 out, plugged on into remote 3rd run-in
4th
Horse silk
4 ½
3
6/1
T: R G HawkerJ: David Noonan
Led until before 2nd, chased leaders, 2nd before 8th, led before next until headed and dropped to 3rd 4 out, soon outpaced, went left 3 out and next, weakened into 4th run-in
5th
Horse silk
6
1
16/1
T: R DickinJ: Jack Quinlan
Raced wide in mid-division, modest 5th before 9th, never on terms

Also Ran

PU
Horse silk
4
811-10
11/2
T: Jamie SnowdenJ: Page Fuller (3)
Led and not fluent 2nd, headed before 8th, chased leaders, mistake 8th, weakened before next, tailed off and pulled up before 4 out
PU
Horse silk
6
8/1
T: A J HoneyballJ: Rex Dingle (3)
Well in rear, tailed off and pulled up before 9th
PU
Horse silk
7
12/1
T: J D FrostJ: Bryony Frost
Behind, never a factor, tailed off 4 out, pulled up before next
PU
Horse silk
8
33/1
T: L HurleyJ: J M Davies
Towards rear, reminders after 7th, tailed off when went badly left 9th, pulled up before next
UR
Horse silk
10
12/1
T: P GundryJ: Jamie Bargary
Held up, blundered and unseated rider 4th
PU
Horse silk
11
80/1
T: Christian WilliamsJ: D Crosse
Always behind, tailed off and hit 5th, pulled up before 8th
PU
Horse silk
12
100/1
T: L HurleyJ: Shane Quinlan (5)
Always towards rear, tailed off 8th, went badly left next, soon pulled up

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£4.60Pl:£1.60, £1.90, £2.00EX:£24.20Trifecta:£159.20Tricast:£85.14SF:£22.08Swingers:£5.60, £4.30, £5.40

Forecasts

Lots Of Luck (4/1), Oxwich Bay (4/1), Seeanythingyoulike (5/1), Ask Robin (11/2), Super Snipe (6/1), Avoir De Soins (8/1), Hold Me Tight (12/1), Silver Quay (12/1), All Is Good (16/1), Darsi Rose (33/1), Pot De Fleur (80/1), Opera Buffa (100/1)

Verdict

OXWICH BAY has been running well in defeat over hurdles of late and he can register a first victory over fences on his first chase start in just over a year. Seeanythingyoulike impressed when winning his penultimate start and he is taken to claim second spot ahead of Ask Robin who is making his first appearance since wind surgery.
  1. Oxwich Bay
  2. Seeanythingyoulike
  3. Ask Robin

Prize Money

1st: £5,458.002nd: £1,603.003rd: £801.004th: £450.005th: £450.006th: £450.007th: £450.008th: £450.00

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