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3:20 Newcastle 14 Apr 2018

Expert Research At Vertem Handicap Chase

(Class 3) (0-140, 5yo+) (2m4f19yds) 2m4f Heavy 15 fences 1 omitted
1st £8,151.26 2nd £2,964.55


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
7 1112 135 124 145
b g Enrique - Clair Chene (FR) (Solido)
Took keen hold early, with leader, led 4th, made rest, left 5 lengths clear 4 out, drew further clear from next (op 2/1)
2  dist
10 111 b 124 61 94
b g Enrique - Belisama (FR) (Mansonnien)
Not fluent on occasions, in touch, outpaced when not fluent 5 out, beaten when left third next, left poor second after 2 out (op 11/2 tchd 6/1)
11 1111 134
b g Catcher In The Rye (IRE) - Top Quality (Simply Great)
Held up in touch, steady headway and in touch when left 5 lengths second 4 out, soon ridden and struggling, hit next, blundered and pulled up 2 out (op 9/2)
11 1011 p 127
b g Caballo Raptor (CAN) - Branceilles (FR) (Satin Wood)
Took keen hold early, led to 4th, close up, effort and 2 lengths second when mistake and unseated rider 4 out (op 6/4)
The first fence after the winning post was omitted
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