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1:30 Ascot 21 Nov 2008

Futures Spread Trading Beginners' Chase

(Class 3) (4yo+) (2m5f8yds) 2m5f Good 17 fences
1st £6,262 2nd £1,850 3rd £925 4th £463 5th £231 6th £116
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 111 94 140
b g Dr Massini(IRE) - Molly Maguire(IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Tracked leader, jumped left 1st, led 6th, hit 9th, ridden and in control from 2 out (op 11-8 tchd 6-4 in places)
2 
6 111 130 93 135
b g Presenting - Force Seven (Strong Gale)
Led, jumped left 1st, headed 6th, chased winner approaching 2 out, kept on well under pressure from next, always held (op 6-1)
3  16 [17½]
6 111 120 78 123
b g Kayf Tara - Jupiter's Message (Jupiter Island)
Prominent, driven along 12th, outpaced 4 out, kept on past 2 beaten rivals to regain modest 3rd approaching last (op 9-1 tchd 8-1)
4  11 [28½]
9 111 68 112
br g Presenting - Prudent Rose(IRE) (Strong Gale)
Took keen hold, in touch, bumped 1st, jumped slowly 8th, weakened 12th (op 12-1)
5  ¾ [29¼]
5 111 135 67 110
ch g Alhaarth(IRE) - Misbegotten(IRE) (Baillamont)
Held up in rear of main group, mistake 1st, headway to press leaders 12th, hard ridden and weakened 3 out (op 9-2)
6  13 [42¼]
5 111 55 99
b g Discover D'Auteuil(FR) - Legal Union (Law Society)
Soon detached from main group, ridden and no danger from 11th (op 7-1)
7  11 [53¼]
8 111 44 102
b g Thowra(FR) - Queen Of The Suir(IRE) (Carlingford Castle)
Took keen hold, prominent, went 2nd at 12th until weakened approaching 2 out, 5th and no chance when blundered last (op 16-1)
PU   
8 1010 t
b g Anshan - Miss Fern (Cruise Missile)
Not fluent and soon well last, tailed off when blundered 3 out, soon pulled up (op 100-1)