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17:50 Huntingdon

6th Year Of The David Woodhouse Birthday Novices' Hunters' Chase (Class H)

  • 9 Runners
  • Distance: 2m 4f 110y
  • Going: Good to Firm
  • added
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 5m 6.20s
  • 9 Ran
1st
Silk -
2nd
Silk -
12/1

    3rd
    Silk -
    1
    Silk - Black and Emerald Green (halved), Emerald Green sleeves, Emerald Green cap, Black spots
    • Form 33221-3
    • Age 10
    • Weight 12-7

    held up, headway 12th, led 3 out, clear next, ridden and ran on

    2
    Silk - Black, Yellow spots and armlets, quartered cap
    25/1
    • Form 4PPP33-
    • Age 12
    • Weight 12-0

    held up, headway 6th, weakened 11th and pulled up before 2 out

    3
    Silk - Light Green and Red (quartered), White sleeves, Light Green and Red striped cap
    16/1
    • Form 000/1R2-
    • Age 7
    • Weight 12-0

    keen, led, jumped right 7th, headed 12th, weakened 3 out

    4
    Silk - Maroon, Dark Green chevrons, quartered cap
    50/1
    • Form 54PPF3-
    • Age 8
    • Weight 12-0

    keen, soon close up, led 12th, headed 3 out, soon weakened

    5
    Silk - Royal Blue, White hoop and armlets, Emerald Green cap

    Rooster

    19
    12/1
    • Form 25F/P43-
    • Age 8
    • Weight 12-0

    close up, chased winner over 2 out, kept on one pace

    6
    Silk - Emerald Green and Yellow (halved), hooped sleeves, White cap
    25/1
    • Form UPPC1-P
    • Age 9
    • Weight 12-0

    held up, unseated rider 4th

    7
    Silk - Orange, Black braces and armlets, hooped cap
    • Form P11/4P2-
    • Age 8
    • Weight 12-0

    towards rear, headway 3 out, weakened next

    8
    Silk - Dark Blue, White stars, Emerald Green sleeves, Dark Blue and Emerald Green quartered cap
    25/1
    • Form UP131-5
    • Age 11
    • Weight 12-0

    towards rear, headway 4 out, every chance next, weakened 2 out

    9
    Silk - BLACK, YELLOW Cross of Lorraine, WHITE sleeves, YELLOW cap
    4/1
    • Form 046/330-
    • Age 5
    • Weight 11-11

    held up, headway 4 out, kept on one pace

    In depth

    Verdict

    Several of these, including the likes of Times Past, Win The Toss and Mr Mighty have shown signs of ability but it will be a surprise if this does not go Route One, who gets a confident vote. The selection already has winning form over regulation fences having beaten a decent field at Ascot last month and, although finding Alpha Romana too good at Cheltenham last time, a reproduction of that previous effort should suffice. Times Past, a Navan bumper winner, and recent point-to-point winner Win The Toss look the best of the opposition but this is a poor contest and should go to the selection.