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4:50 Chelmsford (AW) 8 Apr 2021

tote Placepot First Bet Of The Day Handicap

(Class 6) (0-55, 4yo+) 7f Standard
1st £2,592 2nd £1,216.80 3rd £608.64 4th £304.32 5th £300 6th £300 7th £300


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (1)  
5 90 e/s1 48 52 55
b g Showcasing - Da's Wish (IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
Steadied start, took keen hold, held up in midfield, switched right and went third when ridden over 1f out, kept on and made strong challenge final 110yds, ran on to lead towards finish (op 20/1 tchd 16/1 and tchd 22/1)
2 (4) ½
6 97 b 55 57 61
b g Swiss Spirit - Amouage Royale (IRE) (Mr Greeley)
Chased leaders, disputing second 4f out, went second 2f out, ridden and edged right over 1f out, made strong challenge 1f out, led final 110yds, headed and no extra towards finish (tchd 10/1)
3 (2) ¾ [1¼]
4 99 v 57 57 61
b g Bated Breath - True Pleasure (IRE) (Choisir)
Pushed along briefly early, took keen hold, soon chased leader, led after 1f, ridden over 1f out, headed final 110yds, soon lost second, no extra towards finish (op 4/1)
4 (6) [5½]
4 813 47 34 39
ch f Kyllachy - Katevan (IRE) (Heliostatic)
Midfield, niggled along over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, outpaced over 2f out, switched right over 1f out, well held but kept on and went modest fourth inside final 110yds (tchd 13/2 and tchd 15/2)
5 (8) 2 [7½]
7 97 p 55 36 41
b g Aqlaam - Violette (Observatory)
Led, headed and chased leader after 1f, disputing second 4f out, ridden 2f out, soon lost two places, weakened final furlong (op 9/)
6 (3) [9]
6 810 51 27 33
b g Footstepsinthesand - Luminous Gold (Fantastic Light)
Dropped to rear soon after start, held up in rear, detached 3f out, soon pushed along, slightly hampered and ridden over 1f out, no impression and well beaten when edged left inside final furlong (op 9/4 tchd 3/1)
7 (5) [13¼]
4 92 h 55 18 25
b g Dandy Man (IRE) - Source Of Life (IRE) (Fasliyev)
Taken down early, steadied start, took keen hold, held up in last, became detached and ridden over 2f out, no impression and got behind final furlong, lost shoe (jockey said gelding ran too free; vet said gelding lost its left-hind shoe) (op 11/1)
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