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16:40 Fontwell Park

Sky Sports Racing Virgin 535 Handicap Chase (Class 5)

  • 9 Runners
  • Distance: 2m 5f 135y
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Surface: Turf
  • £6,606 added
  • Winner: £3,314
  • 2nd: £973
  • 3rd: £487
  • 4th: £350
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 5m 43.50s
  • Off Time: 16:40:41
  • 9 Ran
1
12/1
  • Form: 3R7/52-9
  • Age: 12
  • Weight: 12-0
  • Official Rating: 102
  • Trainer: Miss E C Lavelle
  • Jockey: Aidan Coleman

tracked leaders, headway before 4 out, every chance next, soon ridden, kept on same pace, no impression from 2 out

2
  • Form: 62227-1
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-12
  • Official Rating: 100
  • Trainer: Katy Price
  • Jockey: R Johnson

held up in rear, headway 9th, tracked front pair 4 out, effort to lead next, driven clear after 2 out, stayed on well

3

Brown Bear (IRE)

17 p CCD
5/1
  • Form: P3P7-B3
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-5
  • Official Rating: 93
  • Trainer: N J Gifford
  • Jockey: Tabitha Worsley

mid-division, headway 4 out, outpaced next, soon ridden, stayed on to take 2nd flat, no impression with winner

4
  • Form: 2P/1-212
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-2
  • Official Rating: 90
  • Trainer: P York
  • Jockey: Mr P York

raced keenly, led after 1st, headed 3 out, ridden and no impression with winner from next, weakened into 4th flat

5
9/1
  • Form: 56548-5
  • Age: 12
  • Weight: 10-13
  • Official Rating: 87
  • Trainer: P Henderson
  • Jockey: T J O'Brien

led to after 1st, tracked leader, lost place before 4 out, soon weakened, behind when pulled up before next

6
4/1
  • Form: 431PP-3
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 10-9
  • Official Rating: 83
  • Trainer: J W Mullins
  • Jockey: Page Fuller

mid-division, headway after 9th, ridden and outpaced after 4 out, never on terms, weakened 2 out

7

Code Of Law

29 p C
16/1
  • Form: 53355-8
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 10-6
  • Official Rating: 80
  • Trainer: N P Mulholland
  • Jockey: Sam Twiston-Davies

towards rear, outpaced after 4 out, never a threat

8
8/1
  • Form: 85P54-1
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 10-0
  • Official Rating: 74
  • Trainer: J D Frost
  • Jockey: Bryony Frost

always behind, pushed along after 9th, weakened 4 out, tailed off when pulled up before next

11
40/1
  • Form: 7P0P-64
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 10-0
  • Official Rating: 59
  • Trainer: Miss Sarah Robinson
  • Jockey: Daniel Hiskett

mid-division, lost place 10th, behind from 4 out, tailed off when pulled up after next

9
NR
  • Form: P/PPPP-P
  • Age: 12
  • Weight: 10-0
  • Official Rating: 71
  • Trainer: Miss M P Bryant
  • Jockey: M Goldstein

NonRunner

10
NR
50/1
  • Form: P1PP-66
  • Age: 10
  • Weight: 10-0
  • Official Rating: 69
  • Trainer: R J Armson
  • Jockey: Mr P Armson

NonRunner

Previous results

In depth

Verdict

Gilly Grace, much improved when scoring last time, is a dangerous player off the minimum weight but OUT FOR JUSTICE impressed when taking a better race at Bangor last month and can follow up with the champion jockey booked. The selection is one of many on the card unproven on softened ground but does make appeal from a form perspective. Hardtorock was only narrowly beaten on his latest start after a break and the course winner is certainly worth a place on any shortlist for his in-form yard. Water Wagtail has plenty of weight to shoulder but comes into contention if producing the level of his penultimate start behind the prolific Coopers Square.

Formwatch

Water Wagtail 17-2 (12-0) Mid-division, headway on inside 6th, struggling 15th, behind 3 out, 9th of 13, dist behind The Boola Bee (10-3) at Warwick 3m hcp (5) gd in May.

Out For Justice (IRE) 9-4fav (11-0) Patiently ridden in rear, headway 4 out, led approaching 2 out, drew clear last, readily (3 fences omitted), won at Bangor-on-Dee 3m hcp (5) gd in May beating Cruising Bye (11-10) by 7l, 8 ran.

Brown Bear (IRE) 14-1 (12-0) Raced wide in mid-division, headway chasing leaders approaching 6th, close 2nd when hit 4 out, led narrowly next, hit last and headed, weakened run-in, 3rd of 13, 11 1/2l behind Multigifted (11-0) at Fontwell 2m 6f hcp (5) gd in May.

Legal Ok (IRE) 11-4 (12-0) Led to 3 out, no chance with winner when mistake next, plugged on, 2nd of 8, 24l behind Earth Leader (12-0) at Fontwell 2m 6f mdn (6) gf in May.

Turban (FR) 20-1 (11-5) Chased leader until 2nd, chased leaders, weakening when hit 4 out, 5th of 9, 19 1/4l behind Day Of Roses (11-12) at Uttoxeter 2m 6f hcp (5) gd in May.

Hardtorock (IRE) 8-1 (10-10) With leader, soon tracked leaders, led after 3 out, ridden before last, headed run-in, kept on towards finish, 3rd of 8, 1/2l behind Riddlestown (11-12) at Plumpton 3m 2f hcp (5) gd in May.

Code Of Law 13-2 (10-11) Tracked leaders to 4 out, soon weakened, behind from next, 8th of 9, dist behind Between The Waters (11-12) at Southwell 2m 4f hcp (5) gd in May.

Gilly Grace 13-2 (10-1) Held up behind, headway 8th, went 2nd at 10th, led 4 out, hard pressed 2 out, soon ridden, stayed on under pressure flat, won at Newton Abbot 2m 5f hcp (5) gd in May beating Arthur's Sixpence (12-7) by 3l, 9 ran.

Monty Massini 100-1 (10-0) In touch, mistake 5th, chased winner after 4 out until after next, no impression with front pair when blundered 2 out, lost modest 3rd after last, 4th of 9, 16l behind Gilly Grace (10-1) at Newton Abbot 2m 5f hcp (5) gd in May.

Killabraher Cross (IRE) 100-1 (12-0) Led, mistake 11th, headed next, soon left behind, tailed off after 4 out, pulled up after next, at Fontwell 2m 6f (6) gf in May.

Bob's Call (IRE) 40-1 (10-7) Not fluent 1st, chased leaders, not fluent and reminder after 11th, not fluent again 13th, lost place 4 out, behind from next, last of 6, 28 1/2l behind Global Domination (11-9) at Warwick 2m 4f hcp (5) gd in May.