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1:55 Kempton 26 Dec 2019

Ladbrokes Kauto Star Novices' Chase (In Memory Of Nigel Clark) (Grade 1)

(Class 1) (4yo+) 3m Soft 18 fences
1st £57,955 2nd £22,375 3rd £11,705 4th £6,335


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
7 117 t 153 127 159
b g Presenting - Bay Pearl (FR) (Broadway Flyer)
Held up in touch and travelled strongly throughout, closed to track leaders when left 2nd 15th, upsides leader next, led 2 out, clear last, idled, ridden and edged right flat, always doing enough (op 10/3)
8 117 t 151 125 157
br g Sandmason - Afar Story (IRE) (Desert Story)
Chased leader, upsides leader when left in lead 15th, headed and mistake 2 out, unable to match pace of winner between last 2, rallied as winner idled flat, never getting back on terms and held when switched left towards finish (op 11/4 tchd 3/1)
3  19 [20¼]
6 117 t 147 106 141
b g Getaway (GER) - Lakil Princess (IRE) (Bering)
In touch in midfield, chased leaders when mistake 12th, left 3rd and hampered 15th, no impression after next (op 9/2)
4  12 [32¼]
6 117 p1 149 94 130
ch g Getaway (GER) - She's Got To Go (IRE) (Glacial Storm)
In touch in last trio, left 4th and hampered 15th, soon ridden and beaten when not fluent next, weakened (jockey said gelding was hampered by the loose horse) (op 14/1)
7 117 140
ch g Shantou (USA) - Flying Answer (IRE) (Anshan)
Chased leaders until fell 12th
8 117 ht1 148
b g Kayf Tara - No Need For Alarm (Romany Rye)
Occasionally jumped slightly left, led, pecked 10th, fell 15th (op 9/4)
6 117 tp1 135
b g Shantou (USA) - Knockara One (IRE) (Snurge)
In touch in last trio, ridden and dropped to rear after 12th, losing touch when pulled up 14th (op 28/1 tchd 33/1)
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