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3:40 Plumpton 6 Nov 2017

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(Class 5) (0-100, 4yo+) (2m3f164yds) 2m3½f Good 14 fences
1st £3,898.80 2nd £1,144.80 3rd £572.40 4th £286.20


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
6 119 htp 97 82 110
b g Presenting - Alder Flower (IRE) (Alderbrook)
Chased leaders until led 2nd, ridden and joined after 3 out, headed next, battled on under pressure and 1 length down when left well clear and badly hampered last, continued to be impeded by loose horse until switched right 75yds out, eased (tchd 5/1)
9 107 Over-Weights 3 86 68 88
br m Trade Fair - Frankfurt (GER) (Celtic Swing)
Jumped left at times, behind, 5th and no impression when hit 11th, no chance but plugged on and left 3rd last, chased winner flat, never threatened winner
3  4 [7½]
8 1110 t 98 76 99
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Azalea (IRE) (Marju)
Mistakes, in touch in midfield, closed to chase leaders and hit 10th, 3rd and no impression when hit 2 out, left 2nd last, plugged on same pace and lost 2nd flat (op 7/2)
4  3 [10½]
6 112 p 95 69 92
b g Mahler - Rose Island (Jupiter Island)
Led until 2nd, mostly chased leader until 11th, still close 3rd when short of room and mistake 3 out, outpaced under pressure and beaten before next, well held when left 4th last, burst blood vessel (vet said gelding had bled from the nose) (op 5/1 tchd 6/1)
5  1 [11½]
10 104 Over-Weights 2 78 51 74
br g Alderbrook - Monavale (IRE) (Strong Gale)
Chased leaders, not fluent 3rd, struggling and lost place 10th, well beaten after 3 out
6 112 p 97
ch g High Rock (IRE) - Lockup (IRE) (Inchinor)
Not fluent in rear, jumped awkwardly 2nd, ridden after 6th, lost touch under pressure after 9th, tailed off when pulled up 11th
8 910 tp 75
b g Mountain High (IRE) - Permissal (IRE) (Dr Massini)
Midfield, jumped left 5th, lost place and struggling under pressure after 9th, losing touch when pulled up 11th (jockey said gelding lost it's action coming down the hill; vet reported that post-race examination during routine testing failed to reveal any abnormalities) (op 9/2)
11 116 tp 94 107
b g Beneficial - Tinkers Lady (Sheer Grit)
Took keen hold, held up in rear, headway into midfield 6th, chased clear leader and still travelling well 11th, led 2 out, soon ridden and 1 length up when put down, blundered and unseated rider last (op 4/1)
7 1112 t 100
b g Marienbard (IRE) - Oscartrainer (IRE) (Oscar)
Midfield, pushed along after 8th, 5th and no impression when mistake 11th and unseated rider (op 13/2)
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