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12:10 Plumpton

J.H.Builders Novices' Chase (Class 3)

  • 2 Runners
  • Distance: 3m 1f 152y
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
  • £12,700 added
  • Winner: £7,343
  • 2nd: £2,156
  • 3rd: £1,078
  • 4th: £539
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 6m 51.10s
  • Off Time: 12:11:56
  • 2 Ran
1
Silk - Royal blue, white hoops, white sleeves, royal blue stars, royal blue cap
  • Form 24-1211
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-10
  • Official Rating 144

chased winner throughout but not as fluent as him, pushed along after 13th, ridden before last, well held

2
Silk - Dark blue, pink hoops, chevrons on sleeves, dark blue cap
  • Form 210-332
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-0
  • Official Rating 142

made all at steady pace and mostly jumped well, jinked right 2nd, quickened pace before 13th, went left and hit 4 out, pushed along before 2 out, ridden between last 2, stayed on well, unchallenged

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In depth

Verdict

Highest Sun coped with the step up to 3m at Ascot when second to Pym, who franked the form at Cheltenham last week. He gets 10lb from dual winner DIABLO DE ROUHET but the Henderson novice has greater experience of conditions and may just outlast his sole rival.

Formwatch

Diablo De Rouhet (FR) 15-8fav (11-6) Chased leaders, went 2nd approaching 2 out, led on bit between last 2, clear before last where landed on all fours, kept on well, won at Newbury 3m hcp (2) gs in Nov beating Daklondike (11-9) by 4l, 9 ran.

Highest Sun (FR) 3-1 (11-12) Pulled hard early, in touch, headway 3 out, chased winner next, kept on under pressure, 2nd of 8, 3l behind Pym (11-13) at Ascot 3m hcp (3) sft in Nov.