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1:40 Wincanton 18 Jan 2018

Higos Insurance Services Somerton Handicap Hurdle

(Class 3) (0-125, 4yo+) (2m5f82yds) 2m5½f Heavy 10 hurdles 1 omitted
1st £7,407.72 2nd £2,175.12 3rd £1,087.56 4th £543.78 5th £350 6th £350 7th £350 8th £350

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 115 117 53 131
b g Robin Des Champs (FR) - North Star Poly (IRE) (Presenting)
Tracked leaders, led turning in, went slightly left and not fluent last 2 but always looking in control, stayed on well (trainer said, regarding the apparent improvement in form, that gelding needed the run last time and was suited by running in a handicap)
2  10
6 118 120 45 124
b g Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Identity Parade (IRE) (Witness Box)
Held up towards rear, headway from 6th, ridden in 3rd turning in, went 2nd between last 2, stayed on but always being held (op 6/1)
3  22 [32]
9 108 p1 109 11 91
b g Kayf Tara - Darjeeling (IRE) (Presenting)
Mid-division, headway 6th, ridden in 4th after 3 out, held next, went 3rd before last but no chance with front pair (op 25/1 tchd 33/1)
4  3 [35]
8 118 tp1 120 19 96
b g Corri Piano (FR) - Sweet Valrose (FR) (Cadoudal)
Disputed lead, edged ahead after 6th, ridden and headed approaching 2 out, weakened between last 2
5  10 [45]
9 104 102 70
ch g Mountain High (IRE) - Katies Native (IRE) (Be My Native)
Tracked leaders, ridden after 6th, lost place after next, weakened after 3 out
6  16 [61]
6 104 109 59
b g Court Cave (IRE) - Classic Note (IRE) (Classic Secret I)
Mid-division, headway 3 out, soon ridden, weakened before next, tailed off (op 12/1)
7  [65½]
8 115 p1 122 68
br g Indian River (FR) - Brook Forte (Alderbrook)
Disputed lead until after 6th, ridden after next, weakened after 3 out, tailed off (tchd 17/2)
8  51 [116½]
5 115 124 19
gr g Dalakhani (IRE) - Leo's Spirit (IRE) (Fantastic Light)
Mid-division, ridden in touch 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off (trainer said gelding was unsuited by heavy ground) (tchd 5/1)
PU   
10 110 117
b g Craigsteel - Next Venture (IRE) (Zaffaran)
Mid-division, ridden after 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off when pulled up before next (op 7/1)
PU   
9 105 tp 103
b g Milan - Silverfortprincess (IRE) (Mull Of Kintyre)
Always towards rear, lost touch 7th, pulled up before 2 out
PU   
7 1013 111
gr g Martaline - Reine De Sabot (FR) (Homme De Loi)
Always towards rear, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (tchd 28/1)
PU   
7 1012 ht 110
ch g Cachet Noir (USA) - Neyrianne (FR) (Sheyrann)
Always behind, tailed off when pulled up before 7th (op 22/1)
PU   
7 104 105
b g Dr Massini (IRE) - Rude Health (Rudimentary)
Tracked leaders, prominent when went right 5th, ridden and weakened, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (op 9/1 tchd 8/1)
PU   
6 107 105
b g Royal Anthem (USA) - Rockababy (IRE) (King's Ride)
Struggling towards rear after 5th, lost touch quickly before next, tailed off when pulled up before 7th (op 33/1)
6th hurdle omitted; ground conditions
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