13:15 Musselburgh

Monday 23 November 2020

All11:3512:0512:4013:1513:5014:2515:0015:35
  • Saltire Festival Handicap Chase
  • Class 4  |   1m 7f 182y  |   Good (Good to Soft in places)  |   6 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 13:15  |   Winning time: 3m 55.23s
1st
2
7/4f
T: Miss Lucinda V RussellJ: D R Fox
Tracked leader, led narrowly 4 out where awkward, drew clear under pressure 3 out, in command last, comfortably op 11/8 tchd 15/8
2nd
9
1
4/1
T: D McCain JnrJ: B S Hughes
Held up towards rear, headway travelling strongly 8th, close up 4 out, not fluent 3 out and ridden, moved into distant 2nd before last where mistake, kept on op 11/2 tchd 7/2
3rd
2 ½
5
8/1
T: Mrs Dianne SayerJ: C O'Farrell
In rear, slow 3rd, ridden before 4 out, well off the pace 2 out, kept on from last, took 3rd close home op 13/2
4th
4 ¼
3
13/2
T: R O'SullivanJ: R T Dunne
Prominent, hit 8th, close up 4 out, ridden before 3 out, weakened before last op 8/1
5th
13
7
13/2
T: L HorsfallJ: Ryan Mania
Led, hit 1st, awkward 5th and 6th, ridden and headed before 4 out where not fluent, hit 3 out, weakened op 9/1
6th
2
4
6/1
T: W Young JnrJ: Thomas Willmott (5)
Midfield, lost ground and ridden 6th, in rear and losing touch 4 out, tailed off 3 out op 9/2

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Non-Runners

6
Book Of Invasions23
Weight: 11-2|  Age: 5
T: Miss Lucinda V Russell  J: S Mulqueen
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£2.00Pl:£1.50, £1.90EX:£7.80Trifecta:£37.00SF:£8.69Swingers:£1.90, £3.10, £3.90

Forecasts

Mint Gold (7/4), Pull Green (4/1), Book Of Invasions (11/2), Ardera Cross (6/1), Western Sea (13/2), Cesar Du Gouet (13/2), Tonto's Spirit (8/1)

Verdict

MINT GOLD has made a positive start over fences and looks capable of winning again on the back of his Kelso second. Most of his rivals have something to prove for one reason or another, but Cesar du Gouget is becoming well treated.

  1. MINT GOLD (IRE)
  2. CESAR DU GOUET (FR)
  3. WESTERN SEA (IRE)

Previous Winners

2019
Cracking Destiny
Weight: 11-12  |Age: 6
13/2

Prize Money

1st: £5,588.002nd: £1,641.003rd: £820.004th: £410.005th: £350.006th: £350.007th: £350.008th: £350.00

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