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17:45 Newton Abbot

Olive And Jack Oliver Memorial Handicap Chase (Class 4)

  • 6 Runners
  • Distance: 2m 110y
  • Going: Good, Good to Firm in places
  • Surface: Turf
  • £6,000 added
  • Winner: £3,899
  • 2nd: £1,145
  • 3rd: £572
  • 4th: £286
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 4m 6.06s
  • Off Time: 17:45:49
  • 6 Ran
1
Silk - Light green, orange star, light green sleeves, orange stars, light green cap, orange star
  • Form 41PP26
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-12
  • Official Rating 119

towards rear and mistakes, pushed along and mistake 7th, weakened before 4 out, tailed when mistake and unseated last

2
Silk - Yellow, Dark Green spots, Yellow sleeves
  • Form 412433
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-12
  • Official Rating 119

in rear and in touch, mistake 7th, chased winner from 10th, ridden before 2 out, weakened before last

3
Silk - Royal blue, white hoops and armlets, white cap, royal blue diamond
6/4
  • Form 132653
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-8
  • Official Rating 115

made all, ridden 2 out, kept on from last

4
Silk - Yellow, Purple star, Yellow sleeves, Purple spots, Yellow cap, Purple stars
  • Form P3F2U3
  • Age 11
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 111

tracked winner, took keen hold, blundered badly 7th, soon pulled up

5
Silk - Light blue, dark blue stars and sleeves, dark blue cap, light blue stars
12/1
  • Form 4FP175
  • Age 9
  • Weight 10-12
  • Official Rating 105

tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden to chase winner before last, kept on and held towards finish

6
Silk - Black, Gold hooped sleeves, Pink cap
14/1
  • Form 923127
  • Age 11
  • Weight 10-8
  • Official Rating 101

held up in rear, weakened before 10th, pulled up after 3 out

In depth

Verdict

George Nympton has ability but rarely runs two races alike. Easily Pleased is more consistent though is still 9lb higher than for his only success so far under Rules. The Nephew looked to be on the way back when third at Warwick but may need more of a stamina test. LUCKY SUNNY had a confidence-booster over hurdles here at the start of month and could be the one to beat today if allowed his own way out in front. The sharp track is definitely in his favour and he looks better treated than Jeanry and Delphi Mountain.

Formwatch

George Nympton (IRE) 8-1 (11-5) Led, not fluent 11th, headed 5 out, soon lost 2nd, lost 3rd well before next, weakened, 6th of 9, 44l behind Entertain Me (10-13) at Chepstow 2m 3f hcp chs 0-120 (4) gs.

Easily Pleased (IRE) 12-1 (11-2) Held up in rear, headway after 11th, went 3rd 4 out, stayed on same pace, no chance with winner, 3rd of 9, 17l behind Daymar Bay (10-11) at Exeter 2m 3f hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs in Mar.

The Nephew (IRE) 7-1 (11-9) Took keen hold, held up towards rear, headway on outside 12th, left in close 3rd next, went 2nd 3 out, one pace and no impression on winner when lost 2nd next, 3rd of 8, 6l behind Speed Master (11-12) at Warwick 2m 4f hcp chs 0-120 (4) gd in Mar.

Lucky Sunny (IRE) 4-1 (11-12) Took keen hold, chased leader, led 5th until ridden and headed well before 2 out, no chance with very easy winner, weakened to 3rd close home, 3rd of 7, 7l behind Mister Fantastic (10-0) at Newton Abbot 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-105 (4) sft.

Delphi Mountain (IRE) 16-1 (11-12) Prominent, challenged 3 out, ridden next, one pace and no impression before last, no extra flat, 5th of 12, 13l behind August Hill (11-7) at Wincanton 2m hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gd.

Jeanry (FR) 13-2 (10-0) Last trio, never on terms, 7th of 9, well behind Entertain Me (10-13) at Chepstow 2m 3f hcp chs 0-120 (4) gs.