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1:35 Taunton 30 Dec 2020

Invest Southwest Handicap Hurdle

(Class 3) (0-130, 3yo+) (2m7f198yds) 3m Heavy 12 hurdles
1st £3,824.73 2nd £868.14 3rd £434.07 4th £350 5th £350 6th £350


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
6 119 p 124 52 128
b g Great Pretender (IRE) - Mick Bora (FR) (Voix Du Nord)
Held up in last, smooth headway after 9th, prominent 3 out, ridden home turn, disputed lead before 2 out, headed approaching last, kept on run-in, forced dead-heat (trainer's rep said, regarding the apparent improvement in form, that gelding had benefitted from the change in tactics to being held up in the early stages on this occasion, as well as having appreciated a short break since its last run) (op 25/1 tchd 33/1)
1  dht
8 115 t 124 52 128
b g Ask - Broken Thought (IRE) (Broken Hearted)
Tracked leaders, disputed lead 9th, ridden before 2 out, led narrowly approaching last, kept on run-in, joined final stride (tchd 11/8)
3  [2¾]
9 118 ht 120 46 121
b g Tobougg (IRE) - Running For Annie (Gunner B)
Held up in behind leaders, headway 8th, went fourth 3 out, ridden before 2 out, went third last, stayed on (op 14/1)
4  1 [3¾]
6 115 p 117 42 118
b g Gold Well - Wicked Crack (IRE) (King's Ride)
Disputed lead, not fluent 2nd, tracked leader after 7th, disputed lead 9th, ridden and headed before 2 out, soon held, stayed on (op 9/2 tchd 5/2)
5  25 [28¾]
11 120 tb 131 33 106
b g Sholokhov (IRE) - Daisy Belle (GER) (Acatenango)
Tracked leaders, ridden after 3 out, soon beaten (op 15/2)
6  29 [57¾]
5 118 120 66
b g Kap Rock (FR) - Valence (FR) (Robin Des Champs)
Held up in behind leaders, headway after 9th, chased leaders and ridden after 3 out, weakened before 2 out, tailed off (op 10/1)
7  14 [71¾]
4 106 109 41
b g Kapgarde (FR) - Playact (IRE) (Hernando)
Held up in behind leaders, tracked leaders 8th, pushed along after 9th, ridden and weakened after 3 out, tailed off (op 13/2 tchd 11/2)
7 1011 tv 109
b g Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) - Samorra (IRE) (In The Wings)
Tracked leaders, led after 7th, headed 9th, soon ridden, weakened after 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (op 80/1)
6 108 109
b m Yeats (IRE) - Over The Flow (Overbury)
Disputed lead, tracked leader when headed after 7th, prominent when hit 9th, stumbled 3 out, soon ridden, weakened home turn, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (jockey said gelding made a bad jumping mistake in the back straight on the final circuit) (op 12/1)
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