15:30 Sandown 9 Dec 2017

Betfair London National Handicap Chase (Class 2) (5YO plus)

Winner £30,950 - 10 ran

7

3m 4f 166y

Good to Soft

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Red, white star, red sleeves, black stars, white cap, red star (S Such & Cg Paletta)

8. Benbens (IRE)

made all, strongly challenged from 2 out, hard ridden after last, held on gamely towards finish (3 fences omitted)

14/1 12 10-8 135 Mr Z Baker (5)N A Twiston-Davies
2 nk
White, orange and white striped cap (Mr Anthony Speelman)

9. Sugar Baron (IRE)

in touch, headway 3 out, soon tracking leaders, hard driven to challenge after last, stayed on strongly, never reached winner

3/1 Fav 7 10-13 b1 135 Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
3
Yellow, orange epaulets and armlets (Bright N Breezy)

6. Cresswell Breeze

always prominent, every chance from 2 out until blundered badly last, no extra closing stages

8/1 7 11-1 t 137 Aidan ColemanA J Honeyball
4
Dark green and orange (quartered), white sleeves and cap (Mr Ashley Carr & Mr Andy Smith)

7. Doing Fine (IRE)

held up towards rear, under pressure 5 out, raced wide and headway after 3 out, kept on well closing stages, never able to challenge

11/2 2Fav 9 11-1 t p 137 B J GeraghtyN P Mulholland
5
Dark blue, yellow chevrons and armlets, yellow cap, dark blue diamond (Old Stoic Racing Club)

11. Topper Thornton (IRE)

held up in rear, headway approaching 13th, chased leaders after 3 out, never on terms

20/1 8 10-10 132 D A JacobA M Hales
6
Red, dark blue disc, halved sleeves (Mrs Julian Blackwell)

3. Houblon Des Obeaux (FR)

tracked leaders, hard ridden to challenge approaching 2 out, weakened before last

7/1 10 11-4 p 143 Charlie Deutsch (3)Miss V Williams
7
Red, emerald green disc, emerald green sleeves, red stars (Masterson Holdings Limited)

4. Fletchers Flyer (IRE)

chased leaders, under pressure 2 out, weakened after last

7/1 9 11-4 t p1 140 N D FehilyHarry Fry
8 5
Red, yellow braces, sleeves and cap (The Happy Folders)

12. The Happy Chappy (IRE)

held up towards rear, under pressure 15th, stayed on after 2 out, never on terms

7/1 6 10-0 (oh2) t 122 2 Harry CobdenMrs S J Humphrey
9 22
White, dark blue cross belts, red and white check sleeves, red cap (Mrs Angela Yeoman)

1. Southfield Theatre (IRE)

held up in rear, jumped slowly 9th and 12th, soon ridden, weakened before 5 out, tailed off

8/1 9 11-5 p 148 Mr L Williams (7)P F Nicholls
10 5
Dark green, beige cross belts and sleeves, beige and dark green striped cap (The Dancing Shadows)

5. Dancing Shadow (IRE)

mid-division, not fluent 2nd, jumped slowly 12th, weakened before 5 out

16/1 8 11-2 p 138 Nick ScholfieldV R A Dartnall
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Off Time: 15:37:14

Winning Time: 7m 40.10s

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2017 23:50:55

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1

made all, strongly challenged from 2 out, hard ridden after last, held on gamely towards finish (3 fences omitted)

14/1 12 10-8 Mr Z Baker (5) 135
9/14 06 Jan 2018 San 24F Hy  Cl2 HcpCh £61,900 (J) to Buywise (28)   10/1 1310-8 Jamie Bargary 138
PU/18 17 Mar 2018 Utt 34F Hy  Cl1 HcpChList £70,338 (J) to Regal Flow  33/1 1311-6 Mr Z Baker 138
PU/29 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Joe Farrell  40/1 1310-9 Aidan Coleman 138
11/20 28 Apr 2018 San 29F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £84,405 (J) to Step Back (91)   50/1 1310-3 Aidan Coleman 138
2 nk

in touch, headway 3 out, soon tracking leaders, hard driven to challenge after last, stayed on strongly, never reached winner

3/1 Fav 7 10-13 b1 Nico de Boinville 135
14/20 15 Mar 2018 Che 26F Sft  Cl2 AmHcpCh £41,972 (J) to Missed Approach (52)   8/1 811-4 Ms K Walsh 137
PU/20 28 Apr 2018 San 29F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £84,405 (J) to Step Back  12/1 810-2 Nico de Boinville 137
3

always prominent, every chance from 2 out until blundered badly last, no extra closing stages

8/1 7 11-1 t Aidan Coleman 137
5/13 13 Jan 2018 War 29F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £42,712 (J) to Milansbar (30)   6/1 811-10 Sean Bowen 137
PU/11 23 Feb 2018 Exe 30½F Sft  Cl3 HcpCh £15,640 (J) to Dawson City  17/2 812-2 James Nixon 137
4

held up towards rear, under pressure 5 out, raced wide and headway after 3 out, kept on well closing stages, never able to challenge

11/2 2Fav 9 11-1 t p B J Geraghty 137
4/29 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Joe Farrell (11)   12/1 1010-6 N D Fehily 135
5

held up in rear, headway approaching 13th, chased leaders after 3 out, never on terms

20/1 8 10-10 D A Jacob 132
PU/13 13 Jan 2018 War 29F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £42,712 (J) to Milansbar  18/1 911-4 Harry Bannister 131
PU/7 10 Mar 2018 San 24F Sft  Cl3 HcpCh £12,512 (J) to Pete The Feat  15/2 911-6 Harry Bannister 129
6

tracked leaders, hard ridden to challenge approaching 2 out, weakened before last

7/1 10 11-4 p Charlie Deutsch (3) 143
6/14 06 Jan 2018 San 24F Hy  Cl2 HcpCh £61,900 (J) to Buywise (11½)   5/1 Fav 1110-13 N D Fehily 143
3/8 29 Jan 2018 Hfo 25F Sft  Cl3 HcpCh £14,013 (J) to Another Venture ()   7/1 1112-7 Charlie Deutsch 142
PU/17 24 Feb 2018 Ncs 32½F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £50,048 (J) to Baywing  16/1 1111-7 Charlie Deutsch 144
3/8 25 Mar 2018 Asc 24F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £18,768 (J) to Rathlin Rose ()   8/1 1111-7 Charlie Deutsch 144
F/38 14 Apr 2018 Ain 34½F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £500,000 (J) to Tiger Roll  25/1 1110-7 Charlie Deutsch 144
9/20 28 Apr 2018 San 29F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £84,405 (J) to Step Back (48)   25/1 1110-7 Charlie Deutsch 142
7

chased leaders, under pressure 2 out, weakened after last

7/1 9 11-4 t p1 N D Fehily 140
PU/7 11 Feb 2018 Exe 24F Hy  Cl2 HcpCh £18,768 (J) to Band Of Blood  3/1 2Fav 1011-9 Kieron Edgar 137
3/19 28 Apr 2018 Pun 30F Sft  HcpCh €29,500 (J) to Wounded Warrior (13½)   7/1 J2Fav 1010-11 R M Power 130
8 5

held up towards rear, under pressure 15th, stayed on after 2 out, never on terms

7/1 6 10-0 (oh2) t Harry Cobden 122 2
4/10 24 Apr 2018 Lud 24F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £12,086 (J) to Hey Bill (10½)   6/1 711-8 James Bowen 120
9/11 27 May 2018 Utt 26F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £12,913 (J) to Good Man Vinnie (43)   7/1 711-6 D A Jacob 119
9 22

held up in rear, jumped slowly 9th and 12th, soon ridden, weakened before 5 out, tailed off

8/1 9 11-5 p Mr L Williams (7) 148
3/5 15 Dec 2017 Che 26F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £25,628 (J) to Robinsfirth (11)   11/2 911-12 H Cobden 148
PU/5 01 Jan 2018 Che 26½F Hy  Cl2 HcpCh £15,640 (J) to Vyta Du Roc  7/1 1011-12 Sam Twiston-Davies 144
PU/12 03 Feb 2018 Mus 33F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £25,024 (J) to Full Jack  10/1 1011-7 Bryony Frost 139
3/6 26 Apr 2018 Kmp 24F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £8,447 (J) to Bugsie Malone ()   5/2 JFav 1011-9 H Cobden 137
PU/6 09 May 2018 New 26F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £8,356 (J) to Drumlee Sunset  7/2 2Fav 1011-9 H Cobden 134
10 5

mid-division, not fluent 2nd, jumped slowly 12th, weakened before 5 out

16/1 8 11-2 p Nick Scholfield 138
PU/12 03 Feb 2018 Mus 33F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £25,024 (J) to Full Jack  16/1 911-3 Nick Scholfield 135
4/8 11 Feb 2018 Exe 23F Hy  Cl2 HcpHdl £11,574 (J) to Lovenormoney (27)   8/1 910-11 Nick Scholfield 124
3/5 24 Apr 2018 Exe 23F GS  Cl4 NovHdl £4,094 (J) to Vodka All The Way (8)   3/1 911-6 T Scudamore 122
 

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Off Time: 15:37:14

Winning Time: 7m 40.10s

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2017 23:50:55

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £16.56
Tote Win £15.00 (8)
Tote Place £2.60 (8) , £1.80 (9) , £2.80 (6)
Tote Swinger £6.20 (6, 8) , £4.80 (6, 9) , £10.00 (8, 9)
Tote Exacta £77.80 (8, 9)
Tote Trifecta £884.40 (8, 9, 6)
CSF £58.34 (8, 9)
Tricast £371.46 (8, 9, 6)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2016 Good to Soft 13 Rocky Creek 10 11 12 144 40P3-64 27 days P Nicholls (111 miles) J Sherwood 10/1 7:33.90
2015 Good to Soft 15 Carole's Destrier 7 11 10 146 P4115-5 28 days N Mulholland (19 miles) N Fehily 5/1 7:36.75
2014 Soft 6 Tales Of Milan 7 10 8 118 661621 8 days P W Middleton (42 miles) H Haynes 7/1 8:03.30
2013 Good 13 There's No Panic 8 10 7 129 32U6-P5 15 days P Nicholls (111 miles) D Jacob 9/1 7:31.60
2012 Soft 5 Lively Baron 7 10 5 126 3195-13 24 days D McCain (178 miles) R Johnson 15/8 7:55.70
2011 Good to Soft 8 Deep Purple 10 11 12 149 46-3U34 240 days E Williams (155 miles) P Moloney 10/1 7:57.90
2009 Soft 8 Eric's Charm 11 11 1 135 682P5-0 28 days O Sherwood (60 miles) L Aspell 8/1 7:54.60
2008 Good to Soft 16 Kilbeggan Blade 9 11 7 137 P320P-1 41 days T R George (100 miles) A P McCoy 6/1 7:41.60
2007 Soft 8 Kilbeggan Blade 8 11 1 129 11P44-3 13 days T R George (100 miles) P Brennan 4/1