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1:20 Carlisle 3 Dec 2017

Houghton Mares' Chase (Listed Race)

(Class 1) (4yo+) 2m4f Soft 16 fences
1st £17,286 2nd £6,612 3rd £3,411 4th £1,800


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
6 110 140 131 147
b m Great Pretender (IRE) - Cana (FR) (Robin Des Champs)
Jumped well, made virtually all, shaken up briefly and quickened clear after last, readily (op 4/7 tchd 4/6)
2  8
5 110 132 123 129
b m Flemensfirth (USA) - Tordasia (IRE) (Dr Devious)
Not fluent on occasions, tracked leaders, left second before 8th, effort and 2 lengths down 2 out, ridden and outpaced run-in (op 11/2)
3  [10½]
6 110 118 121 127
b m King's Theatre (IRE) - Timissa (IRE) (Kahyasi)
Held up, steady headway when left third before 8th, pushed along after 3 out, effort next, weakened from last
4  48 [58½]
6 110 117 69 91
b m Martaline - Vie Ta Vie (FR) (Villez)
Not fluent on occasions, held up, steady headway halfway, pushed along after 4 out, weakened after next, tailed off
7 110 135
ch m Flemensfirth (USA) - Lakil Princess (IRE) (Bering)
Disputed lead to 3rd, pressed winner until broke blood vessel and pulled up before 8th (vet said mare had bled from the nose) (tchd 5/2)
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