Chepstow

  • 16:50 Pertemps Commercial Handicap Chase2m 11y

  • Winner £3,314 2nd £973 3rd £487 4th £350
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 22.50s
  • Off time: 16:53:06
16:50 Chepstow Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Beallandendall (IRE) 7/1
2nd Little Jimmy 11/2
3rd Finnegan's Garden (IRE) 4/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Sky Bet
1 3PF06P EMERALD GREEN, ORANGE sash and sleeves, WHITE cap Modeligo (IRE) 22
Course WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
9 11-12 pt M Sheppard Stan Sheppard (3) 100 1001
2 234FP8 Light Blue, Maroon diamond, diamonds on sleeves and cap Third Act (IRE) 12
Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
9 11-9 t C L Tizzard T Scudamore 97 1001
3 47-3624 Light blue, white and light blue hooped sleeves Jaunty Thor 14
Distance Winner
8 11-7 pt Oliver Greenall Mr Robert Hawker (7) 95 1001
4 44-0442 Dark Blue, Yellow star, checked sleeves, Yellow cap Little Jimmy 19
Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
11 11-5 pt T R Gretton R T Dunne 93 1001
5 F-48052 White and dark green (quartered), diamonds on sleeves and cap Beallandendall (IRE) 80
Distance Winner
10 11-2 D Faulkner Nick Scholfield 90 1001
6 213-859 Red, dark blue stars, halved sleeves, red cap What's Up Rory (IRE) 24
Course and Distance Winner
7 11-2 t R J Price L Heard 90 1001
7 3U345B Dark blue, emerald green star, light blue sleeves and cap Auenwirbel (GER) 4
Distance Winner
7 11-0 t Mrs L J Young James Best 88 1001
8 521U23 Purple, yellow star, chevrons on sleeves, purple cap, yellow star Finnegan's Garden (IRE) 5
9 10-10 Miss Z C Davison T Dowling (5) 84 1001
9 P233-P4 DARK GREEN, YELLOW sash Bonds Conquest 16
9 10-0 p J W Mullins Michael Heard (5) 69 1001

Verdict

This is just the type of race in which LITTLE JIMMY has excelled down the years. A recent second at Southwell confirms he is back on a favourable mark and the 2015 winner looks the one to beat. Modeligo is on the same mark as when landing this 12 months ago but runner-up What's Up Rory is 4lb higher. Jaunty Thor was just beaten at Newcastle last month but reverted to type at Uttoxeter next time. Ludlow second Beallandendall has a poor strike-rate and Finnegan's Garden has had a busy time of it lately. Third Act has ability but is best watched after recent failures.