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4:45 Pontefract 16 Aug 1998

49's Handicap Class B Showcase Race

(Class 2) (0-105, 3yo+) (1m4f5yds) 1m4f Good To Firm
1st £13,810 2nd £4,180 3rd £2,040 4th £970
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (2)  
8 910 96 82 100
b g Shirley Heights - Sing Softly (Luthier)
Held up, shaken up and steady headway over 2f out, ridden to lead just inside final furlong, kept on (op 4-1 tchd 5-1)
2 (5) ¾
3 82 84 69 87
ch c Woodman (USA) - Badge Of Courage (USA) (Well Decorated)
Held up, headway to track leaders over 2f out, led over 1f out, soon headed, stayed on (op 8-1 tchd 12-1 in places)
3 (8) nk [1]
4 95 96 76 99
b g Lead On Time (USA) - Al Guswa (Shernazar)
Pulled very hard, tracked leaders, effort and not much room well over 1f out, stayed on under pressure towards finish (op 7-2 tchd 11-4)
4 (7) ½ [1½]
4 712 70 54 72
b f Generous (IRE) - Victoria Cross (USA) (Spectacular Bid)
Slowly into stride, held up and behind, headway 3f out, not much room and switched outside entering final furlong, stayed on (op 11-4)
5 (1) 1 [2½]
5 83 75 58 75
ch g Persian Heights - Gayla Orchestra (Lord Gayle)
Led, joined over 4f out, headed and no extra over 1f out
6 (4) 4 [6½]
4 100 100 77 94
ch g In The Wings - Shining Eyes (USA) (Mr Prospector)
Close up, joined leader over 4f out, hard ridden over 2f out, weakened quickly over 1f out (op 14-1 tchd 16-1)
7 (6) 5 [11½]
6 84 79 46 65
b g Scenic (IRE) - Taniokey (Grundy)
Chased leaders, ridden well over 2f out, soon beaten (op 5-1 tchd 11-2)
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