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3:30 Hexham 18 Mar 2021

Reserve Your Static Caravan Pitch Today Handicap Chase (Northern Lights Middle Distance Qualifier)

(Class 5) (0-100, 5yo+) (2m4f15yds) 2m4f Soft 14 fences 1 omitted
1st £3,443.94 2nd £1,011.24 3rd £505.62 4th £350 5th £350 6th £350 7th £350


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
9 118 p 102 89 110
br g Great Pretender (IRE) - Jeu De Lune (FR) (Useful)
Midfield, not fluent 3rd, headway and prominent before 10th, niggled along after 11th, pushed along after 3 out, ridden and rallied home turn, keeping on when not fluent last, ridden and stayed on run-in, led final stride (op 5/1 tchd 4/1)
2  hd
10 119 tp 99 86 105
b g Brian Boru - Woodville Leader (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Prominent, slightly hampered 9th, pressed leader 3 out, niggled along before 2 out, pushed along to lead home turn, 2 lengths ahead last, ridden and kept on run-in, headed final stride (op 12/1 tchd 16/1)
3  [2¾]
12 113 b 90 74 92
b g Oscar (IRE) - Whatdoyouthinkmac (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Midfield, headway and prominent 4th, joined leader 9th, led before 10th, niggled along and headed home turn, 2 lengths down last, ridden and kept on run-in, lost second towards finish (op 8/1 tchd 15/2 and tchd 10/1)
4  nk [3]
12 1012 Extra-Weights 7 85 69 87
b g Darsi (FR) - Ballyvelig Lady (IRE) (Project Manager)
Prominent, joined leader 5th, close up 7th, mistake 9th, niggled along after 10th, pushed along home turn, ridden and kept on run-in (op 3/1)
5  14 [17]
9 112 t 89 57 79
b g Indian Danehill (IRE) - See My Girl (Terimon)
Travelled strongly, close up, mistake 9th, not fluent 3 out, soon lost ground, pushed along after 2 out, ridden home turn, weakened approaching last (trainer's rep said gelding had a breathing problem) (op 18/1 tchd 16/1 and tchd 22/1)
6  [19¾]
8 111 v 95 60 79
ch g Nayef (USA) - Raaya (USA) (Giant's Causeway)
Towards rear, headway into midfield before 9th, pushed along after 3 out, ridden and held after 2 out, made no impression (op 22/1)
7  14 [33¾]
9 1011 91 40 61
b m Definite Article - Lady Rene (IRE) (Leading Counsel)
In rear, headway into midfield before 9th, going okay and prominent before 3 out, ridden and outpaced home turn, soon beaten (trainer said mare was unsuited by the undulating track at Hexham on this occasion) (op 17/2 tchd 10/1)
9 118 95
b m Arcano (IRE) - Pride Celebre (IRE) (Peintre Celebre)
Soon led, mistake 3rd, niggled along after 8th, joined 9th, soon headed and lost position, dropped to rear after 10th, soon eased and pulled up (trainer's rep said, regarding poor performance, that the mare was unsuited by the drying ground on this occasion, which was officially described as soft, heavy in places; vet said a post-race examination revealed that mare had lost its right-hind shoe) (op 9/2)
11 106 tp 79
b g Robin Des Pres (FR) - Whistful Suzie (IRE) (Eurobus)
In rear, headway into midfield before 9th, niggled along after 10th, well behind before 3 out, soon pulled up (op 7/1)
8 913 p 79
b g Winged Love (IRE) - Fairylodge Scarlet (IRE) (Mister Lord)
Towards rear, headway and prominent before 5th, lost position and dropped to rear before 7th, niggled along after 8th, got behind after 10th, tailed off and pulled up before 3 out (op 18/1)
The first in the back straight was omitted in all chases.
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