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3:05 Kempton 9 Apr 2018

Better Odds With Matchbook Chase (A Novices' Limited Handicap)

(Class 4) (0-120, 5yo+) 3m Soft 18 fences
1st £4,613.58 2nd £1,354.68 3rd £677.34 4th £350 5th £350 6th £350

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
8 111 113 67 126
b g Kayf Tara - Leith Hill Star (Comme L'Etoile)
Made most but often joined, narrowly headed 3 out where not fluent, rallied to lead before last, driven and stayed on well flat (trainer could offer no explanation for gelding's improved form) (op 9/1)
2 
7 106 t1 109 62 121
b g Flemensfirth (USA) - Keralba (USA) (Sheikh Albadou)
In touch not fluent 13th and lost place, rallied after 4 out, driven before 2 out, stayed on to take 2nd last, stayed on but no impression on winner near finish (op 7/2)
3  [3¾]
9 103 Out-of-Handicaps 8 p 101 52 110
b g Pierre - Sabbatical (IRE) (Jurado)
Held up in 6th, progress to track leading pair 13th, ridden when bandage came loose before 2 out, not quicken before last, kept on flat (op 13/2)
4  ½ [4¼]
8 106 tb 104 54 112
b g Indian River (FR) - Delirious Tantrum (IRE) (Taufan)
With leader, narrow lead 3 out, driven and headed before last, folded tamely flat (op 4/1)
5  ¾ [5]
10 1010 t 108 58 115
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Cara Mhaith (IRE) (Anshan)
Held up in last, progress after 4 out, in touch on inner from 3 out, shaken up 2 out, no impression on leaders after, edged left flat (op 6/1)
6  31 [36]
9 107 t 105 26 81
b g Definite Article - High Dough (IRE) (High Roller)
Tracked leaders to 13th, ridden before 3 out, soon weakened quickly (op 3/1)
PU   
6 112 114
b g Robin Des Pres (FR) - First Katoune (FR) (Poliglote)
Tracked leaders, not fluent 13th, weakened quickly 4 out, tailed off when pulled up before next (jockey said gelding stopped quickly) (op 14/1)
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