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  • Date: 08 April 2021
  • Going: GOOD
  • Surface: Turf
  • Status: Completed

Pontispool Equine Sports Centre Handicap Chase (5) (Class 5)

  • Distance: 2m 7f 3y
  • Age: 5 years old+
  • Runners: 9
  • Prize: £6,061
  • Race status: Weighed In

Full result

Successful at Wincanton from this mark in November 2019. Lightly raced and nowhere near that level all 3 outings since but has joined a yard having a good season.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
11/12/20 Bangor-On-Dee -/10 Chase 2m 4f 72y Heavy z 11st 4lbs James Best 22.32
19/11/20 Wincanton 5/11 Chase 2m 4f 35y Gd/Sft z 10st 9lbs Alexander Thorne 19.32
31/01/20 Chepstow 6/10 Chase 2m 3f 98y Heavy z 11st 1lbs Bryony Frost 20
21/11/19 Wincanton 1/7 Chase 3m 1f 30y Gd/Sft z 10st 13lbs Bryony Frost 4.6
27/10/19 Wincanton 4/9 Chase 2m 4f 35y Gd/Sft z 10st 3lbs William Kennedy 48.76
25/06/19 Newton Abbot 10/13 Chase 2m 4f 216y Good z 10st 13lbs Bryony Frost 49.66
19/01/19 Taunton 5/5 Chase 2m 12y Gd/Sft 10st 7lbs Bryony Frost 24
30/12/18 Taunton 9/12 Hurdle 2m 3f 1y Gd/Sft z 10st 12lbs Tom Cannon 266.48
22/11/18 Wincanton 2/5 Hurdle 2m 5f 82y Good z 10st 12lbs William Kennedy 34.94
07/11/18 Chepstow -/16 Hurdle 2m 11y Soft 11st 5lbs Bryony Frost 681.61

Dual winner last term and building up a solid record at this level, placed on last 3 starts. Steps up in trip and has to go on the shortlist.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
24/03/21 Market Rasen 2/10 Chase 2m 5f 89y Good + 11st 2lbs Kielan Woods 11
23/02/21 Taunton 3/10 Chase 2m 5f 150y Heavy z 11st 7lbs Kielan Woods 33.47
26/11/20 Taunton 3/10 Chase 2m 5f 150y Good z 11st 7lbs Kielan Woods 39.04
08/11/20 Stratford-On-Avon -/11 Chase 2m 3f 98y Gd/Sft z 11st 7lbs Micheal Nolan 80
26/02/20 Market Rasen 4/8 Chase 2m 5f 89y Heavy z 11st 7lbs Richie McLernon 16.5
16/12/19 Plumpton 4/6 Chase 2m 3f 164y Soft z 11st 8lbs Adam Wedge 8.88
17/11/19 Fontwell Park 1/6 Chase 2m 5f 135y Heavy z 11st 9lbs Richie McLernon 6.55
30/10/19 Taunton 2/10 Chase 2m 5f 150y Good z 11st 8lbs Adam Wedge 8.8
07/06/19 Market Rasen -/7 Chase 2m 5f 89y Good z 11st 9lbs Jamie Moore 3.73
10/05/19 Market Rasen 1/8 Chase 2m 5f 89y Good z 11st 1lbs Adam Wedge 4.6
17/02/19 Market Rasen 3/7 Chase 2m 1f 43y Gd/Sft z 11st 8lbs Micheal Nolan 3.48
30/12/18 Taunton 4/7 Chase 2m 12y Gd/Sft z 10st 5lbs Micheal Nolan 7.2
07/12/18 Exeter 10/12 Hurdle 2m 2f 111y Soft z 11st 1lbs Miss Hannah Welch 14.5
07/11/18 Chepstow 15/17 Hurdle 2m 11y Soft 11st 1lbs Harry Reed 27.01
23/03/18 Sedgefield 3/9 Chase 2m 77y Heavy z 11st 3lbs Richie McLernon 5.97
05/03/18 Southwell 1/6 Chase 1m 7f 153y Heavy z 10st 9lbs Adam Wedge 4.18
14/02/18 Towcester 1/10 Hurdle 2m 3f 34y Heavy z 10st 4lbs Richie McLernon 5.21
11/12/17 Fontwell Park 6/10 Hurdle 2m 3f 49y Heavy z 10st 8lbs Adam Wedge 9.65
31/10/17 Chepstow 9/18 Hurdle 2m 3f 100y Gd/Sft 10st 11lbs Adam Wedge 140
03/10/17 Southwell 6/10 Hurdle 2m 4f 62y Gd/Sft 10st 4lbs Adam Wedge 26
26/08/17 Cartmel 5/7 Hurdle 2m 1f 46y Gd/Sft 10st 12lbs Alain Cawley 223.84

Runner-up twice over fences this term and was possibly unsuited by conditions when failing to get home at Wincanton last month. Hampered and fell early on Saturday.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
03/04/21 Newton Abbot -/8 Chase 3m 1f 170y Good b 11st 0lbs Ben Godfrey 16.58
11/03/21 Wincanton 7/8 Chase 3m 1f 30y Soft b 11st 0lbs Ben Godfrey 8.6
01/02/21 Lingfield Park 9/12 Bumper 2m Std 11st 4lbs Tom Bellamy 111.59
28/10/20 Taunton -/11 Chase 2m 7f 3y Good B 9st 12lbs Ben Godfrey 11
15/10/20 Wincanton 2/12 Chase 3m 1f 30y Gd/Frm B 11st 2lbs Ben Godfrey 8.4
20/09/20 Plumpton 5/8 Chase 2m 3f 164y Gd/Frm B 11st 2lbs Tom Bellamy 6.47
21/08/20 Newton Abbot 2/10 Chase 2m 4f 216y Gd/Sft B 10st 13lbs Tom Bellamy 9.93
24/07/20 Newton Abbot 6/12 Chase 2m 4f 216y Good B 11st 7lbs Tom Bellamy 24
18/01/20 Taunton 5/11 Hurdle 2m 104y Soft b 10st 8lbs Tom Bellamy 30
04/01/20 Wincanton 15/16 Hurdle 1m 7f 65y Soft b 11st 10lbs Tom Bellamy 44
12/12/19 Taunton 3/9 Hurdle 2m 104y Heavy b 11st 4lbs Sam Twiston-Davies 13.37
28/11/19 Taunton 12/16 Hurdle 2m 104y Gd/Sft z 11st 11lbs Tom Bellamy 196.4
14/11/19 Taunton 5/7 Hurdle 2m 3f 1y Gd/Sft b 11st 6lbs Tom Bellamy 25.76
02/06/19 Kilbeggan 11/13 Hurdle 2m Gd/Sft b 11st 12lbs S. A. Mulcahy 20.51
17/05/19 Kilbeggan 5/9 Hurdle 2m Gd/Sft 0 11st 10lbs S. A. Mulcahy 13.35
05/04/19 Dundalk 14/14 Flat 1m 4f Slow 9st 8lbs K. J. Leonard 34
17/03/19 Limerick 7/10 Chase 2m 1f 160y Heavy 11st 12lbs S. A. Mulcahy 112.18
10/03/19 Naas -/11 Chase 2m Gd/Sft 11st 12lbs S. A. Mulcahy 508.06
07/09/18 Kilbeggan 9/14 Chase 2m 3f 200y Good 0 11st 12lbs Andrew Ring 9.4
03/09/18 Roscommon 4/16 Flat 1m 3f 176y Good B 9st 7lbs K. J. Leonard 7
05/08/18 Galway 8/20 Hurdle 2m 160y Good B 11st 6lbs D. J. O'Keeffe 13.5

Irish point winner who has shown more spark switched to fences following a wind op, best effort yet when finding just one too good at Market Rasen (3m). Can't have been right at Exeter.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
09/03/21 Exeter -/10 Chase 3m 54y Gd/Sft 11st 0lbs Tom Scudamore 3.05
21/02/21 Market Rasen 2/13 Chase 2m 7f 191y Soft 10st 6lbs James Bowen 4.8
15/12/20 Catterick Bridge 5/12 Chase 2m 3f 51y Gd/Sft 10st 13lbs Tom Scudamore 6.57
24/01/20 Doncaster 9/11 Hurdle 2m 3f 88y Gd/Sft 11st 5lbs Brendan Powell 1000
29/12/19 Doncaster 7/11 Hurdle 2m 3f 88y Soft 10st 12lbs Tom Scudamore 297.37
07/12/19 Wetherby 11/12 Hurdle 2m 5f 56y Heavy 10st 12lbs Richard Patrick 52.5

Seemed to lose confidence over fences for Charlie Longsdon and has offered little in various company for new yard.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
04/03/21 Taunton 8/9 Chase 2m 7f 3y Soft + 11st 0lbs Harrison Beswick 50.24
01/02/21 Lingfield Park 7/12 Bumper 2m Std + 11st 4lbs Jonathan Burke 95.54
29/09/20 Bangor-On-Dee 12/14 Hurdle 2m 7f 7y Gd/Sft 0 11st 10lbs Jeremiah McGrath 215.1
28/08/20 Fontwell Park 6/9 Hurdle 3m 1f 166y Soft 11st 5lbs Jeremiah McGrath 130
20/10/19 Kempton Park -/7 Chase 3m Good E 12st 0lbs Paul O'Brien 7.86
28/09/19 Market Rasen -/13 Chase 2m 5f 89y Gd/Sft 0 11st 3lbs Tom O'Brien 29
27/11/18 Lingfield Park -/8 Chase 2m 7f 110y Gd/Sft 0 11st 5lbs Tom O'Brien 19.5
06/11/18 Exeter 5/7 Chase 3m 54y Gd/Frm 0 11st 4lbs Jonathan Burke 7.8
16/10/18 Hereford 5/5 Chase 3m 1f 44y Good 11st 2lbs Jonathan Burke 10.91
27/05/18 Uttoxeter 3/11 Chase 3m 2f 13y Good 12st 0lbs Jonathan Burke 22.21
24/04/18 Exeter 1/6 Chase 3m 54y Gd/Sft 11st 8lbs Tom O'Brien 8.8
09/04/18 Kempton Park 1/7 Chase 3m Soft 11st 1lbs Jonathan Burke 9.2
08/02/18 Huntingdon 5/7 Chase 2m 7f 129y Soft 11st 7lbs Brian Hughes 15.35
18/12/17 Plumpton -/7 Chase 3m 1f 152y Soft 11st 9lbs Paul O'Brien 6.09
02/11/17 Stratford-On-Avon 3/7 Chase 2m 6f 125y Good 11st 9lbs Jonathan Burke 10.26
06/10/17 Fontwell Park 6/6 Chase 2m 5f 135y Good 11st 5lbs Jonathan Burke 31.78
25/04/17 Ludlow 3/4 Hurdle 2m 7f 174y Gd/Frm 11st 6lbs Aidan Coleman 3.15
15/04/17 Haydock Park -/13 Hurdle 2m 6f 177y Good 10st 6lbs Graham Watters 26
12/03/17 Market Rasen 5/6 Hurdle 2m 7f 16y Soft 11st 7lbs Brian Hughes 6.06
11/11/16 Cheltenham 6/9 Hurdle 2m 5f 26y Good 11st 4lbs Richard Johnson 50.81
16/10/16 Kempton Park 1/6 Hurdle 2m 5f Gd/Frm 10st 12lbs Aidan Coleman 2.34

Good second back chasing Hereford in November but has merely underlined his inconsistency with 3 poor runs since. 5 lb out of the weights.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
22/03/21 Plumpton 4/7 Chase 3m 1f 152y Good 0 10st 0lbs Harry Bannister 11.03
03/01/21 Catterick Bridge -/9 Chase 3m 1f 54y Heavy 0 10st 1lbs Jack Tudor 19.03
29/11/20 Ffos Las -/10 Chase 2m 7f 177y Heavy 0 10st 0lbs Harry Bannister 4.3
10/11/20 Hereford 2/15 Chase 3m 1f 44y Gd/Sft 0 10st 0lbs Harry Bannister 12.57
18/10/20 Ffos Las 9/17 Hurdle 2m 7f 191y Gd/Sft 0 10st 0lbs Max Kendrick 90
02/03/20 Wetherby -/10 Chase 3m 45y Heavy 0 10st 4lbs Gavin Sheehan 7.88
08/02/20 Uttoxeter 3/12 Chase 3m 2y Heavy 0 10st 5lbs Danny Cook 15.71
06/01/20 Chepstow 6/16 Chase 2m 7f 131y Heavy 0 10st 0lbs Gavin Sheehan 11
22/11/19 Ffos Las 2/9 Chase 2m 4f 199y Heavy 0 10st 0lbs Gavin Sheehan 7.38
25/05/19 Ffos Las 8/11 Hurdle 2m 7f 191y Good 0 11st 3lbs Harry Bannister 30.47
09/05/19 Huntingdon -/7 Chase 2m 7f 129y Gd/Sft 0 10st 5lbs Harry Bannister 7.54
19/03/19 Huntingdon -/8 Hurdle 3m 1f 10y Good 0 11st 8lbs Daryl Jacob 35.58
18/02/19 Lingfield Park 7/9 Hurdle 2m 3f 110y Heavy 11st 3lbs Daryl Jacob 154.65
12/01/19 Kempton Park -/6 Hurdle 3m 121y Good 0 11st 2lbs Ben Hicks 150
20/12/18 Exeter 10/12 Hurdle 2m 7f 25y Heavy 10st 12lbs Gavin Sheehan 269.21
29/11/18 Warwick 9/17 Hurdle 2m 5f Gd/Sft 11st 0lbs A. P. Heskin 629.72
08/11/18 Newbury 11/15 Bumper 2m 69y Gd/Sft 11st 0lbs A. P. Heskin 15.12

Little form of worth.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
29/03/21 Wincanton 9/15 Hurdle 2m 5f 82y Good z 9st 2lbs Miss Natalie Parker 161.75
10/11/20 Lingfield Park -/10 Chase 2m 4f Soft + 10st 4lbs Miss Thomasina Eyston 65
02/11/20 Hereford 7/12 Hurdle 3m 1f 119y Gd/Sft z 10st 2lbs Miss Thomasina Eyston 49.96
19/09/20 Newton Abbot 6/9 Chase 3m 1f 170y Good + 9st 13lbs Shane Quinlan 44
08/09/20 Newton Abbot 7/11 Chase 2m 4f 216y Good z 8st 12lbs Shane Quinlan 469.21
01/09/20 Newton Abbot 6/7 Hurdle 3m 2f 105y Good z 8st 12lbs Miss Thomasina Eyston 210
05/08/20 Newton Abbot 7/10 Hurdle 2m 5f 122y Good z 10st 12lbs Shane Quinlan 984.53
05/03/20 Wincanton -/12 Hurdle 2m 3f 166y Heavy 0 11st 2lbs James Best 1000
21/11/19 Wincanton 9/12 Hurdle 2m 5f 82y Gd/Sft 0 10st 12lbs Shane Quinlan 1000
06/11/19 Chepstow -/12 Hurdle 2m 3f 100y Soft 0 11st 0lbs Shane Quinlan 915.28
29/10/19 Chepstow 7/9 Bumper 2m 11y Gd/Sft 0 11st 2lbs Shane Quinlan 429.33

Still looking for first win and not in much form over hurdles this season.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
30/03/21 Warwick -/12 Hurdle 3m 2f Good + 9st 11lbs David Noonan 90
21/11/20 Huntingdon 6/11 Hurdle 3m 1f 10y Gd/Sft + 9st 11lbs Charlie Hammond 27.46
01/11/20 Huntingdon 4/16 Hurdle 3m 1f 10y Gd/Sft + 9st 10lbs Charlie Hammond 230
12/12/19 Warwick -/18 Hurdle 2m 5f Heavy + 10st 0lbs Brendan Powell 120
12/11/19 Huntingdon -/16 Chase 2m 3f 189y Soft z 10st 5lbs Charlie Hammond 130
05/06/18 Fontwell Park 10/12 Hurdle 3m 1f 166y Good 0 11st 7lbs Gavin Sheehan 44
09/05/18 Fontwell Park 10/14 Hurdle 2m 5f 164y Good 11st 12lbs Shane Quinlan 17
16/01/18 Hereford -/13 Chase 3m 1f 44y Soft 11st 6lbs Shane Quinlan 29.2
20/12/17 Ludlow 7/8 Chase 2m 4f 11y Gd/Sft 11st 0lbs Shane Quinlan 178.51
06/12/17 Ludlow 4/6 Hurdle 2m 5f 55y Good 12st 1lbs Mitchell Bastyan 4.43
24/11/17 Ascot 14/15 Hurdle 2m 3f 58y Good 11st 0lbs Sean Houlihan 809.04
16/05/17 Warwick 6/9 Hurdle 2m 5f Gd/Sft 11st 9lbs Trevor Whelan 4.7
01/05/17 Warwick 5/10 Hurdle 2m Gd/Sft 11st 6lbs Jamie Moore 9.74
18/03/17 Uttoxeter 3/9 Hurdle 2m 3f 207y Soft 11st 1lbs Trevor Whelan 19.27
02/03/17 Taunton 2/13 Hurdle 2m 3f 1y Good 11st 2lbs Trevor Whelan 64.53
29/11/16 Lingfield Park 3/7 Bumper 2m Std 11st 4lbs Trevor Whelan 5.24

Popped up over fences each season for David Bridgwater and confirmed he retains some ability with headgear back on when second at Fontwell 10 days ago. Needs to back that up.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
29/03/21 Fontwell Park 2/4 Chase 2m 3f 104y Gd/Frm 0 11st 5lbs Miss Lorna Brooke 29.65
29/10/20 Stratford-On-Avon 6/7 Chase 2m 6f 125y Gd/Sft 10st 11lbs Miss Lorna Brooke 108.47
30/09/20 Bangor-On-Dee 6/9 Chase 3m 5y Heavy 11st 0lbs Miss Lorna Brooke 124.92
04/09/19 Southwell 1/4 Chase 2m 7f 209y Good B 11st 0lbs Brendan Powell 2.44
20/08/19 Newton Abbot 4/9 Chase 3m 1f 170y Good 0 11st 9lbs Callum McKinnes 5.03
23/07/19 Southwell 4/11 Chase 2m 7f 209y Good 11st 8lbs Callum McKinnes 12
11/12/18 Fontwell Park 5/9 Chase 2m 5f 135y Heavy 11st 3lbs Callum McKinnes 11.5
20/11/18 Southwell 8/12 Chase 2m 4f 62y Gd/Sft V 11st 9lbs Daniel Hiskett 11.57
01/11/18 Stratford-On-Avon 7/9 Chase 2m 6f 125y Good 0 10st 10lbs Daniel Hiskett 34
23/09/18 Plumpton 4/6 Chase 3m 1f 152y Good 11st 8lbs Tom Scudamore 3.94
10/09/18 Newton Abbot 2/13 Chase 3m 1f 170y Good 11st 12lbs Richard Patrick 7.95
09/07/18 Worcester 1/13 Chase 2m 7f Gd/Frm 11st 8lbs Tom Scudamore 22
06/11/17 Plumpton 4/9 Chase 2m 3f 164y Gd/Sft 0 11st 7lbs Mitchell Bastyan 7.36
07/10/17 Fontwell Park 1/8 Chase 2m 5f 135y Good 0 11st 3lbs Callum McKinnes 9.2
11/09/17 Newton Abbot 6/8 Chase 2m 4f 216y Gd/Sft 0 10st 13lbs Daniel Hiskett 6.31
24/08/17 Fontwell Park 2/9 Chase 2m 5f 135y Good 0 11st 8lbs Daniel Hiskett 172.71
23/07/17 Stratford-On-Avon -/8 Chase 2m 3f 98y Good 11st 3lbs Tom Scudamore 21.32
28/01/17 Uttoxeter -/11 Hurdle 1m 7f 168y Heavy 11st 4lbs Callum McKinnes 60
18/01/17 Newbury 8/12 Hurdle 2m 69y Soft 10st 12lbs Jake Hodson 1000
23/11/16 Hereford 8/12 Hurdle 2m 3f 147y Soft 10st 12lbs Jake Hodson 1000
27/10/16 Stratford-On-Avon -/10 Hurdle 2m 6f 7y Good 11st 0lbs Tom Cannon 1000

Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

Having joined a yard enjoying a good time of things, LEGEND OF ZORRO may well be able to bounce back having dropped to his winning mark. Minella Voucher is the solid proposition in the field, with Shattered Glass a player if over whatever held him back last time.

Betting Forecast

7/1 Legend Of Zorro (Ire), 5/2 Minella Voucher, 8/1 Golden Poet (Ire), 4/1 Shattered Glass (Ire), 25/1 Leith Hill Lad, 14/1 Ector (Fr), 33/1 Thestopperdunne (Ire), 33/1 Minella Style (Ire), 13/2 Orchestrated (Ire)
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