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3:50 Kelso 28 May 2017

Ayton Castle Handicap Chase

(Class 3) (0-125, 5yo+) (3m2f39yds) 3m2f Good 19 fences
1st £12,660 2nd £3,740 3rd £1,870 4th £936 5th £468

Error

Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
11 113 b 121 47 135
b g Systematic - Honor Rouge (IRE) (Highest Honor)
Held up in touch, headway and close up before 13th, led 5 out to 3 out, ridden and 4 lengths down next, rallied and regained lead last, driven out (stewards considered the apparent improvement in form, compared with its previous run at Perth on 28 April 2017 where the gelding finished seventh of thirteen, beaten 19 lengths; trainer had no explanation for the improvement in form other than that the gelding ran on well to outstay the second on this occasion) (op 15/2)
2 
9 117 123 47 135
b g Milan - Distant Gale (IRE) (Strong Gale)
Not fluent on occasions, held up, smooth headway 5 out, led going well 3 out, 4 lengths clear next, soon ridden, headed last, kept on same pace (tchd 3/1)
3  28 [31½]
10 912 p 98 85
gr g Cloudings (IRE) - Marble Quest (IRE) (Roselier)
Not fluent on occasions, prominent, lost ground 8th, driven and outpaced before 5 out, in last and plenty to do before 2 out, kept on to chase clear leading pair towards finish, no impression (op 8/1)
4  ¾ [32¼]
7 114 120 21 105
gr g Tikkanen (USA) - Emma's Choice (IRE) (Indian Danehill)
Held up in touch, steady headway before 5 out, driven and outpaced next, rallied before 2 out, no impression before last (vet reported that the gelding had lost its left hind shoe) (tchd 18/1)
5  ½ [32¾]
7 108 p 112 13 96
br g Presenting - Spring Flower (IRE) (Beneficial)
Held up in touch, ridden along 4 out, rallied and chased clear leading pair before last, no extra run-in (op 4/1)
6  shd [32¾]
9 113 p 114 14 99
b g Bach (IRE) - Susies Benefit (IRE) (Beneficial)
Led, jumped right and hit 12th, headed 5 out, ridden and weakened from 2 out (op 10/3 tchd 4/1)
7  16 [48¾]
7 100 p 97 71
b m Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Phildante (IRE) (Phardante)
Prominent, driven and outpaced before 5 out, weakened after 3 out (tchd 9/1)
PU   
10 111 p 112
ch g Kaieteur (USA) - Lydia Blue (IRE) (Eve's Error)
Disputed lead to 13th, driven and outpaced next, struggling from 14th, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (op 14/1)
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