Sedgefield

  • 18:55 Jack Hirst Memorial Handicap Chase3m 3f

  • Winner £2,599 2nd £763 3rd £382 4th £191
  • Going: Good to Soft, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 6m 54.90s
  • Off time: 18:58:08
18:55 Sedgefield Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Debt To Society (IRE) 12/1
2nd Twice Lucky 7/1
3rd Soul Angel 20/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 326441 Emerald Green, Red hoop, White sleeves, Red cap Heez A Steel (IRE) 26
Course and Distance Winner
13 11-12 Mrs J Walton Mr A J Findlay (7) 100 5/16.00
2 568511 Yellow, black seams and armlets, quartered cap Boris The Blade 34
Course and Distance Winner
12 11-6 b Miss T Jackson Samantha Drake (5) 94 8/19.00
3 2PP3BP Maroon and Yellow diabolo, halved sleeves, Yellow cap Beau Dandy (IRE) 8
9 11-5 v1 C Grant Diarmuid O'Regan (7) 93 10/111.00
4 3353P2 White, Emerald Green hollow box Debt To Society (IRE) 26
7 11-0 t R Ford Harry Challoner (3) 88 12/113.00
5 345224 DARK BLUE, large PINK spots, PINK cap Twice Lucky 89
Beaten Favourite
10 10-9 Mrs S J Smith Daragh Bourke (7) 83 7/18.00
6 F-5313P Yellow, Black hoops, striped cap Tears From Heaven (USA) 26
Distance Winner
8 10-8 C Grant B Hughes 82 16/117.00
7 P71P43 Royal Blue and Yellow stripes, White sleeves Over And Above (IRE) 24
8 10-3 bt H Hogarth Tony Kelly (3) 77 12/113.00
8 U21122 Red, Light Blue star and sleeves Solway Dornal 19
Beaten FavouriteCourse Winner
9 10-0 p Miss L Harrison Grant Cockburn (5) 74 9/25.50
9 8P5324 Royal blue, yellow cross belts, yellow cap The Shrimp (IRE) 41
7 10-0 b1 A M Thomson Jamie Hamilton (7) 74 4/15.00
10 523424 Dark blue and maroon (quartered), light blue sleeves and cap Soul Angel 34
10 10-0 v Miss S E Forster A P Lane 66 20/121.00

Verdict

The veteran Boris The Blade notched up a quick double last month when winning over hurdles here before landing a chase at Hexham off the same mark. But he's been raised 9lb for this and HEEZ A STEEL can reverse earlier running. The latter beat the re-opposing Debt To Society by a distance over track and trip last time and a 7lb rise may not be enough to anchor him in this lower grade contest. Solway Dornal is 8lb higher than last month's win over 2m4f here though he's scored over hurdles since then and is preferred to Twice Lucky.