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2:40 York 14 May 2021

Matchbook "Best Value" Exchange Handicap

(Class 2) (0-100, 4yo+) (1m2f56yds) 1m2½f Good
1st £12,885 2nd £6,042.50 3rd £3,022.50 4th £1,510 5th £755 6th £377.50

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (6)  
4 811 90 68 104
b c Lope De Vega (IRE) - La Conquerante (Hurricane Run)
Midfield, pushed along 3f out, ridden when headway and edged left under 2f out, led over 1f out, kept on strongly final 110yds (op 6/1)
2 (2)
4 86 85 60 96
b g Make Believe - Spontaneous (IRE) (Sinndar)
Dwelt start, soon midfield on inner, ridden over 2f out, headway and briefly led over 1f out, kept on final 110yds, no match for winner (op 6/1)
3 (12) [2½]
4 92 95 67 103
b g French Navy - Magadar (USA) (Lujain)
Taken down early, steadied start, switched left soon after start, held up in rear, smooth headway up the centre over 2f out, ridden and disputing second when edged left over 1f out, kept on final 110yds (op 9/2)
4 (11) [6]
7 813 v 92 57 93
b g Redoute's Choice (AUS) - Fleur De Cactus (IRE) (Montjeu)
Towards rear, pushed along 3f out, headway when short of room and switched right over 1f out, ridden and went fourth 1f out, no impression final 110yds (jockey said gelding was denied a clear run approaching the final 1 1/2f) (tchd 33/1)
5 (8) [7¼]
4 87 t 86 48 85
b g Dansili - Havant (Halling)
Took keen hold, midfield, pushed along when outpaced and lost ground 3f out, rallied when edged left under 2f out, ridden and switched right over 1f out, kept on final 110yds, made no impression
6 (1) nk [7½]
4 92 95 56 93
b c Deep Impact (JPN) - Dubawi Heights (Dubawi)
Tracked leaders, pushed along and every chance over 2f out, ridden and edged left over 1f out, lost fourth and no extra from 1f out (op 10/1 tchd 12/1)
7 (4) [11]
5 90 93 47 84
gr g Kendargent (FR) - Hunter Forward (AUS) (Galileo)
Dwelt start, took keen hold, soon towards rear of midfield on inner, ridden and headway against far rail over 2f out, weakened over 1f out (jockey said gelding ran too free) (tchd 9/4)
8 (3) [12¼]
4 813 tp1 92 43 89
b g Dutch Art - Sweet Stream (ITY) (Shantou)
Reared start, lost many lengths start, raced in last, joined main group after 1f, ridden 3f out, headway and prominent when hampered over 1f out, soon beaten (jockey said gelding reared as the stalls opened and was denied a clear run approaching the final 1 1/2f) (op 6/1)
9 (5) [13¾]
5 89 88 36 73
b g Mayson - Capacious (Nayef)
Took keen hold, led, headed but pressed leader 4f out, ridden and every chance over 2f out, weakened over 1f out (vet said gelding was showing signs of post-race heat stress) (op 40/1 tchd 66/1)
10 (7) [18]
5 97 100 39 77
b g Le Havre (IRE) - Knyazhna (IRE) (Montjeu)
Pressed leader, led going easily 4f out, pushed along and hard pressed over 2f out, headed when edged left over 1f out, soon lost position and beaten (tchd 40/1)
11 (10) [21¾]
5 89 88 19 57
b g New Approach (IRE) - Ahla Wasahl (Dubai Destination)
Prominent, pushed along over 3f out, lost position over 2f out, soon ridden and weakened (op 33/1)
12 (9) 33 [54¾]
4 95 98 1
b c War Front (USA) - Shell House (IRE) (Galileo)
Held up in rear, pushed along and struggling under 3f out, beaten and eased over 1f out (jockey said colt weakened quickly approaching the final 2f; vet said a post-race examination failed to reveal any abnormalities) (op 20/1)
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