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15:55 Fakenham

totesport.com Fakenham Silver Cup Handicap Hurdle (Class 3)

  • 8 Runners
  • Distance: 2m 3y
  • Going: Soft (Heavy in two dips)
  • Surface: Turf
  • £17,800 added
  • Winner: £10,657
  • 2nd: £3,129
  • 3rd: £1,565
  • 4th: £782
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 4m 13.20s
  • Off Time: 15:55:29
  • 8 Ran
1
Silk - Black, pink stripe, chevrons on sleeves, quartered cap
3/1
  • Form 3110/63
  • Age 8
  • Weight 12-5
  • Official Rating 127

prominent, led after 1st, mistake 4 out, headed next, weakened quickly

2
Silk - White, Purple spots, Purple sleeves, White spots
8/1
  • Form 3135
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-12
  • Official Rating 120

in touch, effort 3 out, soon weakened

3
Silk - MAROON, WHITE star, WHITE sleeves, MAROON armlets and star on WHITE cap
5/1
  • Form 035581
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-10
  • Official Rating 118

held up in rear, some late headway, never a factor

4
Silk - White, Dark Green braces, diabolo on sleeves, Red cap, White star
  • Form F125-38
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-9
  • Official Rating 117

held up towards rear, headway after 4 out, joined leader next, led when not fluent 2 out, mistake last, soon headed, no extra towards finish

5
Silk - Orange, dark blue cross belts and star on cap
8/1
  • Form 53/4313
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-7
  • Official Rating 115

in touch, mistake 3 out, headway to chase leaders next, stayed on strongly to lead after last, ridden out

6
Silk - Red, dark green star, sleeves and cap
  • Form 1275FP
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 121

held up in rear, headway after 2 out, never on terms

7
Silk - RED, WHITE cross belts, WHITE sleeves, BLACK stars, RED cap, WHITE star
  • Form 250556
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-2
  • Official Rating 110

prominent, led 3 out, soon challenged, headed 2 out, weakened approaching last

8
Silk - Pink, Purple cross belts, quartered cap

Beyeh (IRE)

28 DCD
4/1
  • Form 505041
  • Age 10
  • Weight 10-8
  • Official Rating 102

led 1st, remained prominent, under pressure approaching 3 out, weakened next

Previous results

In depth

Verdict

It’s a surprise that SMART TALK has been dropped a further 3lb since her third at Newcastle, where she kept on for pressure. Brian Ellison’s mare is now back on a winning mark and the yard is going well. Shining Romeo came back to form at Huntingdon but a 7lb rise looks harsh. All My Love has been racing over further but Pam Sly’s runners here can never be ignored and she makes more appeal than Canyon City, Potters Midnight and Mellow Ben at the weights. Beyeh only won a seller here four weeks ago and that her first victory since 2013 so she’s probably worth opposing upped in class. The four-year-old Pronounced has his first run for a new yard.

Formwatch

Smart Talk (IRE) 14-1 (11-3) Tracked leaders, ridden before 2 out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 6, 6 1/4l behind Joke Dancer (10-12) at Newcastle 2m hcp (2) sft in Feb.

Canyon City 10-1 (9-5) Mid-division, reminders over 4f out, ridden over 1f out, soon weakened, 6th of 7, 6 3/4l behind Regicide (9-7) at Lingfield 1m 4f hcp (4) pol in Feb.

Shining Romeo 13-2 (11-8) Held up towards rear, mistake 3rd, headway after 3 out, went 2nd 2 out, led flat, driven out, won at Huntingdon 2m hcp (4) sft in Feb beating Marmont (11-0) by 1l, 10 ran.

All My Love (IRE) 12-1 (11-10) Mid-division, headway before 3 out, weakened before last, 8th of 16, 11l behind Woolstone One (11-9) at Doncaster 2m 3f hcp (4) sft in Jan.

Potters Midnight 9-2 (11-9) Chased winner, jumped right 1st, lost 2nd 6th, went 2nd again 3 out, no impression on winner next, 3rd and one pace flat, 3rd of 7, 14 3/4l behind Castafiore (11-12) at Uttoxeter 2m hcp (4) hvy in Feb.

Pronounced (IRE) 33-1 (10-0) Held up in rear, slight mistakes 2nd and 4th, mistake 7th, pushed along before straight, no impression before 3 out, no extra and pulled up before 2 out, at Navan 2m hvy in Jan.

Mellow Ben (IRE) 12-1 (11-11) Behind, plugged on in modest 6th from 2 out, never on terms, 6th of 13, 15 1/4l behind Alberta (11-8) at Kempton 2m hcp (4) sft in Feb.

Beyeh (IRE) 9-2 (11-9) Mid-division, closed on outside 3rd, led before 3 out, hard pressed, stayed on gamely, holding rival towards finish, won at Fakenham 2m hcp (5) sft in Feb beating Hollywood All Star (11-8) by 3/4l, 9 ran.