14:25 Wincanton

Thursday 5 March 2020

All13:5014:2515:0015:3516:1016:4517:20
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  • Class 5  |   2m 3f 166y  |   Soft (Good to Soft in places)  |   12 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 14:26  |   Winning time: 5m 23.75s
1st
4
10/1
T: C L TizzardJ: Jonjo O'Neill Jr.
Chased leader, wandered approaching 3rd, led after 3 out, clear next, ran green in front and headed 100 yards out, rallied gamely under pressure to lead again towards finish op 9/1
2nd
sh
9
11/2
T: G L MooreJ: Joshua Moore
Chased leaders, 2nd after 3 out, closed on idling winner to lead narrowly final 100 yards, headed post op 5/1
3rd
12
5
16/1
T: P J HobbsJ: T J O'Brien
Held up towards rear, headway on long run before 2 out, plugged on in 3rd before 2 out op 14/1
4th
60
2
50/1
T: J W MullinsJ: J McGrath
Towards rear, plugged on from after 3 out, never on terms
5th
3 ½
6
40/1
T: J FarrellyJ: R T Dunne
Always behind, never a factor, tailed off op 50/1

Also Ran

PU
1
200/1
T: Miss L BlackfordJ: Sean Houlihan (3)
Chased leaders, weakened after 3 out, pulled up soon after
PU
3
5/2
T: O MurphyJ: R Johnson
Chased leaders, pushed along before 2 out, 5th and weakening when pulled up approaching 2 out tchd 9/4 and tchd 11/4
PU
7
100/1
T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore
Chased leaders, hit 5th and soon weakened, tailed off when mistake and pulled up 3 out
PU
8
66/1
T: H FryJ: J J Burke
Led, pushed along and hit 3 out, headed soon after and weakened before next, 5th and beaten when pulled up after 2 out op 100/1
PU
10
10/11f
T: P F NichollsJ: H Cobden
Chased leaders until weakened quickly and pulled up before 4 out op Evens
PU
11
250/1
T: K BishopJ: James Best
Pecked 1st, hit next, always towards rear, never a factor, tailed off 3 out, pulled up soon after
PU
12
100/1
T: C HeardJ: L Heard
Raced keenly in rear, never a factor, tailed off and pulled up before 2 out

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£13.80Pl:£1.70, £1.40, £3.50EX:£40.60Trifecta:£342.70SF:£64.85Swingers:£4.20, £8.70, £4.40

Forecasts

Sending Love (10/11), Blazer's Mill (5/2), Mickey Buckman (11/2), Buckhorn George (10/1), Call Simon (16/1), How's The Cricket (40/1), Ardbruce (50/1), Legende de Minuit (66/1), Into The Woods (100/1), Sam Miguel (100/1), Alkademon (200/1), Thestopperdunne (250/1)

Verdict

MICKEY BUCKMAN has shown good form over hurdles so far and he is taken to register his first victory by taking this decent looking maiden event. Sending Love was returning from a long absence when placed on Rules debut last month and he can claim second place for top connections while Blazer's Mill, who finished a decent fourth on his hurdling debut can finish third on his first outing since wind surgery.
  1. Mickey Buckman
  2. Sending Love
  3. Blazer's Mill

Previous Winners

2019
Storm Arising
Weight: 11-2  |Age: 5
11/8

Prize Money

1st: £3,249.002nd: £954.003rd: £477.004th: £238.00

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