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12:30 Southwell 8 Mar 2021

Virgin Bet Handicap Chase

(Class 4) (0-120, 5yo+) (3m60yds) 3m½f Good To Soft 18 fences 1 omitted
1st £4,288.68 2nd £1,259.28 3rd £629.64 4th £350 5th £350 6th £350 7th £350

Error

Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 1010 tv 109 104 116
b g Saddler Maker (IRE) - Sacade (FR) (Robin Des Champs)
Held up in behind leaders, smooth headway from 15th, led before 3 out, reminders before 2 out, good jump 2 out, joined last, kept on strongly run-in, led again towards finish, gamely
2  ¾
7 120 t 122 116 128
b g Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Cormorant Cove (Fair Mix)
Tracked leaders, shaken up and headway before 3 out, chased winner from 3 out, cajoled along before 2 out, soon ridden, kept on approaching last, disputed lead last, ridden and found little run-in, held towards finish (op 13/8)
3  31 [31¾]
9 117 115 81 92
gr g Tikkanen (USA) - Last Spruce (USA) (Big Spruce)
Led, headed with one circuit to go, led again 15th, ridden and lost second before 3 out, weakened quickly from 2 out, got well behind from last (op 5/1)
4  7 [38¾]
12 113 p1 116 75 87
b g Sayarshan (FR) - Dashers Folly (IRE) (Dr Massini)
Close up, led with one circuit to go, headed 15th, ridden and lost position home turn, no impression before 2 out (op 18/1)
5  [40]
8 119 tp 120 78 90
b g Great Pretender (IRE) - Palafixe (FR) (Valanour)
Towards rear, bad mistake 9th, hit 11th, some headway and switched right before 12th, ridden and outpaced home turn, mistake 3 out, mistake and got behind from 3 out (vet said gelding lost its left-hind shoe) (op 33/1 tchd 50/1)
6  [49½]
10 110 108 57 69
b m Overbury (IRE) - Alleged To Rhyme (IRE) (Leading Counsel)
Chased leaders, niggled along briefly after 2nd, mistake 3rd, cajoled along from 5th, struggling with one circuit to go, dropped to rear 14th, kept on from 2 out, never going well (jockey said mare was never travelling) (op 9/1)
7  27 [76½]
10 1010 b 104 27 41
br g Kayf Tara - Labelthou (FR) (Saint Preuil)
Held up in last, ridden briefly with one circuit to go, mistake 14th, soon ridden and beaten, dropped to rear and became detached from 3 out, tailed off (op 22/1)
16th fence omitted; damaged
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