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Meetings
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12:50 Cheltenham 01 Jan 2020

Markel Insurance Handicap Chase

Class 2 | 5YO plus

Winner £15,640 - 10 ran

3m 2f 70y

Soft (Good to Soft in places)

Draw Advantage: None

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1
11/2
12 10-0 t p
124

mid-division, ridden 15th, headway approaching 3 out, led before jumping right last, stayed on well

2
4/1 2Fav
11 11-12 p
143

led until 6th, prominent, outpaced 4 out, rallied from 2 out, went 2nd towards finish, stayed on, no impression on winner

3
½
33/1
9 11-8 t
139

held up towards rear, headway 8th, led 4 out, headed before last, no impression on winner flat, lost 2nd towards finish

4
16/1
10 11-5
143

mistakes, mid-division, lost place 3rd, headway 17th, close up 3 out, one pace in 3rd last, dropped to 4th flat

5
9/1
8 11-4
135

handy, hampered 12th, every chance 3 out, lost place and beaten next

6
13
8/1
9 10-13 v
135

held up in touch, ridden 17th, lost place before 4 out

7
7/2 Fav
10 11-9 p1
140

held up in rear, steady headway from 14th, lots place 18th, headway approaching 3 out, lost place before 2 out

PU
7/1
8 11-4
135

prominent, jumped left at times, led 6th, headed 4 out, lost place 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

PU
10/1
11 11-2 p
133

chased leaders, slow and lost place 7th, ridden next, last 12th, pulled up before 15th

PU
12/1
12 10-6 t p
123

in rear, blundered 15th, tailed off 17th, soon pulled up

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £7.50
CSF £28.71 (9, 1)
Tricast £667.12 (9, 1, 4)
Tote Win £4.80 (9)
Tote Place £1.90 (9), £2.00 (1), £9.00 (4)
Tote Swinger £39.20 (1, 4), £2.10 (1, 9), £58.10 (4, 9)
Tote Exacta £15.60 (9, 1)
Tote Trifecta £810.90 (9, 1, 4)
Previous winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2019 Good to Soft 9 Beware The Bear 9 12 1 146 41P4P-4 31 days N Henderson (51 miles) Jeremiah McGrath 7/ 2 6:51.20
2018 Heavy 5 Vyta Du Roc 9 11 6 138 6P52-50 30 days N Henderson (51 miles) Daryl Jacob 15/ 8 7:21.90
2017 Soft 16 Tour Des Champs 10 11 1 134 P4414P 260 days S Drinkwater (17 miles) R T Dunne 50/ 1 7:04.90
2016 Heavy 8 Perfect Candidate 9 11 7 134 5150-25 48 days F O'Brien (1 miles) Paddy Brennan 4/ 1 7:23.40
2015 Good to Soft 13 Mon Parrain 9 11 12 142 4P81-P0 26 days P Nicholls (69 miles) Sean Bowen 25/ 1 6:56.80
2014 Soft 13 Mendip Express 8 11 12 139 1111-11 32 days H Fry (101 miles) Mr W Biddick 7/ 1 7:21.90
2012 Good to Soft 13 Mostly Bob 9 10 10 128 21FP-55 23 days P Hobbs (90 miles) Richard Johnson 9/ 2 6:53.60
2011 Good to Soft 17 Blazing Bailey 9 11 0 133 42313-6 63 days A King (44 miles) R Thornton 11/ 1 6:57.15
2010 Soft 7 Sherwoods Folly 8 10 2 120 P5P0-P4 27 days H Daly (58 miles) Andrew Tinkler 11/ 2 7:06.00

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