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3:35 Sandown 28 Apr 2018

bet365 Gold Cup Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

(Class 1) (5yo+) (3m4f166yds) 3m5f Good To Soft 24 fences
1st £84,405 2nd £31,800 3rd £15,915 4th £7,950 5th £3,990 6th £1,995 7th £990 8th £510

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
8 100 p1 135 138 153
ch g Indian River (FR) - Stepitoutmary (IRE) (Roselier)
With leaders, led 5th, made rest, clear with runner-up from 19th, drew away from 3 out, stayed on strongly and romped home
2  13
8 110 p1 149 143 155
ch g Shirocco (GER) - Impudent (IRE) (In The Wings)
Prominent, chased winner 10th, on terms 4 out and clear of rest, no impression after 3 out, left behind from 2 out, finished tired
3  14 [27]
8 109 t 147 130 140
b g Presenting - Glen's Gale (IRE) (Strong Gale)
Well placed, chased leading pair from 16th, not on terms with then but clear of rest 4 out, no impression next, tired from 2 out and just clung on for 3rd
4  ½ [27½]
9 101 tp 136 119 130
br g Kayf Tara - Full Of Elegance (FR) (Cadoudal)
In touch in midfield, progress 16th, disputed 5th after 4 out but nowhere near leaders, kept on from 2 out, nearly snatched 3rd finish
5  ½ [28]
10 103 p1 138 121 131
b g Kayf Tara - Barton May (Midnight Legend)
Lost place after 2nd but stayed in touch, effort but not on terms with leaders from 19th, 7th and well beaten after 4 out, kept on again after 2 out to press for a place near finish (op 16/1 tchd 20/1)
6  5 [33]
9 101 Over-Weights 1 Out-of-Handicaps 2 136 115 125
b g Midnight Legend - Running For Annie (Gunner B)
Well in rear, plugged on from 19th, went poor 8th after 4 out, never a threat but kept on (op 20/1)
7  6 [39]
11 110 tb 149 123 135
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Erintante (IRE) (Denel)
In touch, impeded 11th, progress to chase leaders 17th, 4th after 4 out but some way behind leaders, weakened after 3 out
8  3 [42]
9 100 Out-of-Handicaps 3 p 135 107 115
b g Echo Of Light - Fine Frenzy (IRE) (Great Commotion)
Chased leaders, outpaced from 19th, well beaten disputing 5th after 4 out, weakened (op 10/1)
9  6 [48]
11 107 b 142 110 119
b g Panoramic I - Harkosa (FR) (Nikos)
Never beyond midfield, not fluent 10th, struggling from 17th, tailed off after 4 out
10  24 [72]
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 3 b 135 84 88
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Cherry Falls (IRE) (Ali-Royal)
Towards rear, no progress from 17th, well off the pace after 4 out, tailed off
11  19 [91]
13 103 138 73 74
ch g Beneficial - Millicent Bridge (IRE) (Over The River)
Never beyond midfield, in rear when bad mistake 15th, no chance after, tailed off, finished lame (vet said gelding was lame on its right-fore)
PU   
9 103 138
br g Vinnie Roe (IRE) - Celtic Serenade (IRE) (Yashgan)
Always well in rear, no chance from 17th, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out
PU   
10 115 154
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Go On Eileen (IRE) (Bob Back)
Well in rear, brief effort before 14th, soon lost place, well in rear when pulled up before 19th (op 20/1)
PU   
9 1112 161
b g Kayf Tara - Franciscaine (FR) (Legend Of France)
Never that fluent, lost place from 5th, no progress 15th, well beaten 19th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out (trainer said that the gelding was unsuited by the ground which was Good to Soft, Soft in places and would prefer a quicker surface) (op 13/2)
PU   
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 2 b 135
b g Bonbon Rose (FR) - A Plus Ma Puce (FR) (Turgeon)
Towards rear, effort 14th, 8th after 4 out but well off the pace, weakened before next, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out
PU   
8 1010 b 145
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Summer Break (IRE) (Foxhound)
Mistake 2nd, always well in rear, no chance from 17th, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out
PU   
8 108 b 146
b g Golan (IRE) - Polly's Dream (IRE) (Beau Sher)
Led to 5th, chased leader to 10th, still 4th when mistake 17th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out (op 9/1 tchd 10/1)
PU   
8 102 b 140
br g Street Cry (IRE) - Film Script (Unfuwain)
Pressed leaders, outpaced from 15th, weakened 18th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out (op 33/1)
PU   
8 102 b 137
b g Presenting - Shuil Oilean (IRE) (Be My Native)
Raced wide, always well in rear, last from 15th, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out
PU   
8 913 b 137
b g Flemensfirth (USA) - Old Moon (IRE) (Old Vic)
Towards rear, dropped to last 14th, tailing off when pulled up before next (op 9/1)
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