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2:40 Fakenham 7 May 2019

Snellings Handicap Chase

(Class 5) (0-100, 5yo+) (2m5f44yds) 2m5f Good 14 fences 2 omitted
1st £4,808.52 2nd £1,411.92 3rd £705.96 4th £352.98 5th £350 6th £350


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
10 1112 p 96 26 102
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Sanadja (IRE) (Slip Anchor)
Jumped soundly, made all, ridden and joined before last but rider kept a bit up his sleeve, not fluent, asserted and ran on gamely flat (op 3/1)
2  1
7 105 p 78 85
b g Kheleyf (USA) - Derartu (AUS) (Last Tycoon)
Badly hampered 2nd, tended to jump slowly or make mistakes on first circuit, behind early, chased leaders from 11th, went 2nd 2 out, ridden upsides before last, every chance until no extra final 100yds (op 9/1)
3  8 [9]
11 1112 tp 96 17 94
b g Alflora (IRE) - Lucia Forte (Neltino)
Chased leaders, ran in snatches, every chance passing 3 out, hard driven and outpaced after next, went well held 3rd flat (op 9/2)
4  6 [15]
11 913 p1 76 69
b m Beneficial - Be My Flower (IRE) (Be My Native)
Prominent, chased winner from 7th until ridden and every chance 2 out, soon lost touch with leading pair, lost 3rd after last (op 20/1)
5  [18½]
10 114 tp 88 79
br g Mujadil (USA) - Common Cause (Polish Patriot)
Midfield, jumped left 9th, driven and lost touch passing 3 out, jumped slowly next (tchd 11/2)
6  [20¾]
7 109 p 79 68
b m Midnight Legend - Forget The Ref (IRE) (Dr Massini)
Badly hampered 2nd and carried very wide by loose horse after 5th, ran in snatches but mostly tailed off, jumped very slowly 6th (jockey said, regarding poor performance, mare was badly hampered by a faller at the second fence and lost its confidence before continuing to jump carefully throughout. he further added mare had also been taken wide on the bend out of the home str by loose horse, losing many lengths as a result) (tchd 3/1)
7 99 Out-of-Handicaps 3 b1 67
ch g Sulamani (IRE) - Rhetorique (FR) (Smadoun)
Wide when jumped left 1st, veered wildly left and fell 2nd (op 20/1)
9 913 Over-Weights 2 Out-of-Handicaps 6 p 66
b g Multiplex - Tina Gee (Orchestra)
Pressed winner until 7th, midfield when badly bumped 9th, soon driven but no response, blundered next and continued tailed off until pulled up 12th (op 10/1 tchd 8/1)
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