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3:15 Chester 8 May 2008

Halifax Handicap

(Class 2) (0-100, 3yo) (7f127yds) 7½f Good To Firm
1st £13,246.80 2nd £3,964.80 3rd £1,982.40 4th £991.20 5th £493.50
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (6)  
3 94 93 101 105
b c Acclamation - Borders Belle (IRE) (Pursuit Of Love)
Tracked leaders, went 2nd over 2f out, led over 1f out, soon ridden, just held on when pressed towards finish (op 8-1)
2 (9) shd
3 84 Out-of-Handicaps 1 79 87 91
b g Averti (IRE) - Maria Theresa (Primo Dominie)
Raced in rear division, headway when not clear run over 1f out, soon ridden and hung left, ran on strongly inside final furlong, gaining close home, just failed
3 (11) [2¾]
3 813 88 89 96
ch g Pivotal - Solaia (USA) (Miswaki)
Held up, not clear run over 2f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, stayed on to take 3rd inside final furlong, not pace to trouble front pair (op 7-1)
4 (10) [4¼]
3 87 82 80 83
b r Observatory (USA) - Rowan Flower (IRE) (Ashkalani)
In touch, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong (op 20-1)
5 (12) ¾ [5]
3 88 83 79 93
b g Oasis Dream - Tuxford Hideaway (Cawston's Clown)
Held up, switched right over 1f out, headway entering final furlong, stayed on, nearest finish, promising effort (op 6-1)
6 (4) [6½]
3 811 86 78 81
b c Kyllachy - Little Tramp (Trempolino)
Niggled along most of way, behind, stayed on inside final furlong, not pace to trouble leaders (tchd 10-1)
7 (8) ¾ [7¼]
3 813 88 78 82
b c Elnadim (USA) - Acicula (IRE) (Night Shift)
Midfield, ridden and headway 2f out, weakened inside final furlong (op 14-1)
8 (1) ½ [7¾]
3 810 85 74 77
b g King's Best (USA) - Nebraas (Green Desert)
Broke well to lead, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong (op 5-2)
9 (7) ¾ [8½]
3 87 82 69 72
ch g Pivotal - Miswaki Belle (USA) (Miswaki)
Midfield, not clear run over 1f out, soon ridden, kept on but no impression on leaders (op 9-1)
10 (3) 3 [11½]
3 85 80 59 63
b c Dansili - Peryllys (Warning)
Held up, pushed along and headway 2f out, weakened over 1f out (op 14-1 tchd 9-1)
11 (2) 9 [20½]
3 94 93 48 53
ch c Cadeaux Genereux - Dahshah (Mujtahid)
Chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out (op 33-1 tchd 20-1)
12 (5) 11 [31½]
3 812 87 13 20
b f Green Desert (USA) - Wardat Allayl (IRE) (Mtoto)
Prominent, ridden 3f out, losing place when not much room over 2f out, soon behind
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