20:40 Chelmsford City (A.W.) 10 Aug 2018

Double Delight Hat-trick Heaven At Totesport.com Handicap (Class 6) (4YO plus)

Winner £3,493 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: High

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No.
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Horse
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Data quality78%
Position
1 (8)
36129-1
iT
Yellow, dark green stripe, striped sleeves, quartered cap (G R Bailey Ltd (Baileys Horse Feeds))

Esprit De Baileys (FR) (ex6)  10 

b g Le Havre - Lit (Danehill)

6 9-13
71 1
6 9-13
71 1

First run since leaving W. Walton when 9/4, won 7-runner handicap at Yarmouth (11.5f, good) on UK debut 10 days ago, going clear but closed down late. Should be competitive under a penalty.

First run since leaving W. Walton when 9/4, won 7-runner handicap at Yarmouth (11.5f, good) on UK debut 10 days ago, going clear but closed down late. Should be competitive under a penalty.

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Esprit De Baileys Score: 435

2
2 (4)
0/69P05
iT
Royal blue and emerald green stripes, royal blue cap, emerald green spots (Planetoid Partnership)

Planetoid (IRE)  65 

b g Galileo - Palmeraie (Lear Fan)

10 9-9 b
67
10 9-9 b
67

Twelve runs since last win in 2016. 100/1, fifth of 11 in handicap at Kempton (16f) 65 days ago. Blinkers back on.

Twelve runs since last win in 2016. 100/1, fifth of 11 in handicap at Kempton (16f) 65 days ago. Blinkers back on.

Planetoid Score: 346

4
3 (7)
533152
iT
Yellow, black sash and cap (Mr Peter Taplin & Partner)

Fitzwilly 13 

b g Sixties Icon - Canadian Capers (Ballacashtal)

8 9-8
66
8 9-8
66

Latest win at Lingfield in June. Second of 3 in handicap at Lingfield (16.3f, good, 9/2) 13 days ago, no match for winner.

Latest win at Lingfield in June. Second of 3 in handicap at Lingfield (16.3f, good, 9/2) 13 days ago, no match for winner.

Fitzwilly Score: 468

1
4 (1)
09/9927
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Black, royal blue hoops, dark blue and light blue striped sleeves, black and light blue striped cap (Mr B Phillpott,mr C Dillon & Mr A Gill)

Slowfoot (GER)  99 

b h Hernando - Simply Red (Dashing Blade)

10 9-6
64
10 9-6
64

Seventh of 9 in handicap at Southwell (11.1f, 12/1). Off 99 days. Significantly back up in trip. Has work to do.

Seventh of 9 in handicap at Southwell (11.1f, 12/1). Off 99 days. Significantly back up in trip. Has work to do.

Slowfoot Score: 344

5 (6)
243728
iT
Red, royal blue epaulets, royal blue sleeves, red armlets, white cap (The Sunday Players)

Spiritoftomintoul 57 

gr g Authorized - Diamond Line (Linamix)

9 9-3
61 2
9 9-3
61 2

Unreliable type. Two wins from 47 Flat runs. 20/1, respectable eighth of 13 in handicap at Nottingham (14f, good to firm) 57 days ago, not ideally placed.

Unreliable type. Two wins from 47 Flat runs. 20/1, respectable eighth of 13 in handicap at Nottingham (14f, good to firm) 57 days ago, not ideally placed.

Spiritoftomintoul Score: 335

6 (2)
4221/26
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Black, gold diamond hoop, gold diamonds on sleeves and cap (Jockey Club Ownership (sw 2016) Limite)

Final Choice 3 

b g Makfi - Anasazi (Sadler's Wells)

5 9-2 v1
60
5 9-2 v1
60

3/1, sixth of 9 in handicap at Catterick (15.9f, good to firm) 3 days ago, not having run of race. Visor now tried and he's one to be interested in.

3/1, sixth of 9 in handicap at Catterick (15.9f, good to firm) 3 days ago, not having run of race. Visor now tried and he's one to be interested in.

Final Choice Score: 352

3
7 (5)
725-237
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Maroon and white diamonds, halved sleeves, maroon cap (Ian Anderson & Robert Eddery)

Tynecastle Park 7 

b g Sea The Stars - So Silk (Rainbow Quest)

5 8-10 v1
54 2
5 8-10 v1
54 2

7/1, seventh of 11 in handicap at Musselburgh (13f, good) 7 days ago. Back up in trip. Visor on first time. Merits consideration.

7/1, seventh of 11 in handicap at Musselburgh (13f, good) 7 days ago. Back up in trip. Visor on first time. Merits consideration.

Tynecastle Park Score: 298

8 (3)
043404
iT
Dark green, red epaulets and sleeves (Mr M M Foulger)

What A Party (IRE)  17 

ch m Windsor Knot - Tarziyma (Kalanisi)

6 8-2 p
46 2
6 8-2 p
46 2

Twenty eight runs since last win in 2014. Fourth of 6 in handicap (33/1) at this C&D 17 days ago, well positioned. Others more persuasive.

Twenty eight runs since last win in 2014. Fourth of 6 in handicap (33/1) at this C&D 17 days ago, well positioned. Others more persuasive.

What A Party Score: 258

Verdict

ESPRIT DE BAILEYS steps up in trip having overcome a 266-day layoff to make all on his debut for this stable at Yarmouth last time. The two-mile distance should be within the gelding's capabilities and he can play a leading part under a 6lb penalty. This is Fitzwilly's optimum distance and he arrives here in good form, while Final Choice wasn't far away over track and trip two starts ago and a first-time visor could eke out some improvement.

Verdict

ESPRIT DE BAILEYS landed a gamble under an aggressive ride on British debut at Yarmouth 10 days ago and the follow up is a distinct possibility under a penalty. Final Choice was better than the result last time and is feared most, ahead of Tynecastle Park.