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3:10 Taunton 28 Feb 2019

Newton King Novices' Handicap Hurdle

(Class 4) (0-110, 4yo+) (2m7f198yds) 3m Good 12 hurdles
1st £5,133.42 2nd £1,507.32 3rd £753.66 4th £376.83 5th £350 6th £350 7th £350 8th £350


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
6 117 p1 105 113
b g Yeats (IRE) - Monsignorita (IRE) (Classic Cliche)
In touch, headway to track leader after 8th, ridden to lead between last 2, stayed on well
2  6
7 1013 t 104 108
b g Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - One Wild Night (Rakaposhi King)
Led after 2nd, clear next, ridden approaching 2 out where not fluent, headed before last, no extra
3  [9½]
6 120 t 112 112
b g Beneficial - Carrigeen Diamond (IRE) (Old Vic)
Held up, ridden, headway when not fluent 3 out, soon ridden, went 3rd turning in, jumped right 2 out, went right and mistake last, stayed on but not pace to get on terms
4  [12]
7 114 v 102 101
b g Mountain High (IRE) - The Bench (IRE) (Leading Counsel)
Led until after 2nd, tracked leader until pushed along after 8th, outpaced after 3 out, stayed on again approaching next but never threatened to get back on terms
5  [15½]
8 1112 110 104
b g Oscar (IRE) - Native Singer (IRE) (Be My Native)
Held up, ridden and some progress after 3 out, challenging for 4th before next but not pace to get on terms with leaders (vet said gelding lost left fore shoe)
6  [18]
9 102 t 86 78
gr g Whitmore's Conn (USA) - Blazing Love (IRE) (Fruits Of Love)
Tracked leaders, ridden after 3 out, soon one pace
7  13 [31]
6 111 106 86
b m Multiplex - Kallithea (IRE) (Dr Fong)
Tracked leaders, ridden after 3 out, weakened next (finished lame) (an enquiry was held to consider whether Mr Stefan Kirwan had continued in the race when his horse appeared to have gone lame. The rider and the Veterinary Officer were interviewed and recordings of the incident were viewed. The vet said the mare was lame on its left fore leg. The rider's explanation that he felt the mare go lame three or four strides before the post and he dismounted straight after the line, was accepted)
8  21 [52]
6 101 85 46
b m Stowaway - Julies Vic (IRE) (Old Vic)
Held up, struggling after 9th, weakened after next, tailed off
9  24 [76]
8 119 tb 107 46
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Miss Arteea (IRE) (Flemensfirth)
Held up, ridden after 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off
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