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2:50 Chepstow 2 Oct 1999

Mercedes Benz Handicap Chase Class B

(Class 2) (0-145, 5yo+) (2m7f131yds) 2m7½f Soft 18 fences
1st £8,533.20 2nd £2,580.60 3rd £1,257.80 4th £596.40
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 1012 119 120 137
b g Lafontaine I(USA) - Sanctify (Joshua I)
Held up, steady headway from 12th, tracked leader next, challenged from 4 out until led 2 out, soon clear, pushed out run-in (op 2-1 tchd 7-4)
2  4
8 113 124 123 134
b g Norwick(USA) - Star Of Parnassus (Star Appeal)
Led 2nd, ridden 4 out when strongly challenged, kept narrow advantage until headed 2 out, ran on but no chance with winner approaching last (op 5-1)
3  ¾ [4¾]
8 115 126 124 135
ch g Nikos - Creek(FR) (River Sand)
Held up in rear, headway after 13th, staying on when not fluent 14th, kept on from 2 out, ran on run-in but not reach leaders (op 8-1 tchd 11-1 in a place & 12-1 in a place)
4  hd [5]
8 100 Out-of-Handicaps 2 b 107 105 116
br g Caerleon(USA) - Courtesane(USA) (Majestic Light)
Behind, headway from 12th, chasing leaders when pecked 14th, kept on under pressure from 2 out, stayed on run-in (op 12-1)
5  8 [13]
8 120 135 128 136
ch g Mister Lord(USA) - Clare's Crystal (Tekoah)
Held up, hit 10th, headway 13th, chased leaders next, weakened 3 out (op 4-1 tchd 6-1)
6  9 [22]
9 1011 118 104 109
b g Meneval(USA) - Kandy Kate (Pry)
In touch, headway to chase leaders 10th, ridden 4 out and soon weakened (tchd 8-1 & 11-2)
7  18 [40]
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 5 107 81 80
b g Strong Gale(IRE) - Tipperary Special (Wrekin Rambler)
Led to 2nd, stayed pressing leaders until weakened approaching 14th (op 25-1)
8  17 [57]
7 100 Out-of-Handicaps 1 107 69 63
b g Black Minstrel - Carbery Star (Kemal)
Chased leaders, hit 8th, lost place 12th, rallied approaching 14th, weakened 4 out (op 10-1 tchd 16-1 in places)
PU   
9 115 126
ch g Bairn(USA) - Swordlestown Miss(USA) (Apalachee)
Prominent, chased leader 8th until 13th, weakened after 4 out, hit 2 out and pulled up before next (op 8-1 tchd 11-1 in places & 12-1 in a place)
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