TAUNTON
8 April 2021
Thursday 8th April

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Pontispool Equine Sports Centre Handicap Chase (Class 5) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 7f 3y
  • Going: Good To Firm
Taunton
Runners
9

Type
Chase Turf

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Leith Hill Lad silk
D
Leith Hill Lad tp
J: Harrison Beswick 5
T: Richard J Bandey
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Falling in the weights but last win was three years ago and he has plenty to prove
P-6078
Age: 11
Weight: 11-12
OR: 100
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Mar 21 Tau Taunton 23f Sft 4HcCh 10-9 tp 8/9 Ebony Gale (14½L) 40/1 103 98
1 Feb 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 16f St/Slw 5NHF 11-4 tp1 7/12 Good Bye (18L) 66/1 - 87
29 Sep 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 23f Gd 4HcH 11-10 p 12/14 Del Duque (42L) 80/1 108 73
28 Aug 20 Fon Fontwell 26f GS 4HcH 11-5 6/9 Prabeni (139L) 80/1 113 -
20 Oct 19 Kem Kempton 24f Gd 4HcCh 11-11 e/s1 PU/7 Vendredi Trois () 6/1 117 -
28 Sep 19 Mar Market Rasen 21.5f Gd 3HcCh 11-3 p PU/13 Luckofthedraw () 16/1 120 -
2
Legend Of Zorro silk
Legend Of Zorro t
J: Bryan Carver 3
T: Chris Honour
Lightly raced and well held of late but has joined a yard having a fine season; chance
416-5P
Age: 8
Weight: 11-6
OR: 94
Days: 118
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 20.5f Hy 5HcCh 11-4 t PU/10 Knocknamona () 20/1 96 -
19 Nov 20 Wcn Wincanton 20f GS 4HcCh 10-4 t 5/11 Native Robin (27L) 14/1 98 83
31 Jan 20 Chp Chepstow 19.5f Hy 4HcCh 11-1 t 6/10 Indian Brave (46L) 14/1 99 66
21 Nov 19 Wcn Wincanton 25f Gd 4HcCh 10-13 t 1/7 Crossley Tender (3¾L) 7/2 94 100
27 Oct 19 Wcn Wincanton 20f Gd 4NvHcCh 10-3 t 4/9 Templepark (30L) 33/1 97 79
25 Jun 19 Nab Newton Abbot 21f Gd 4HcCh 10-13 t 10/13 Battle Of Ideas (38L) 20/1 102 79
3
Orchestrated silk
D
Orchestrated p
J: Miss Lorna Brooke 7
T: Lady Susan Brooke
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Second of four at Fontwell (2m3f) ten days ago; stays this far and could be thereabouts
41-662
Age: 10
Weight: 11-5
OR: 93
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Mar 21 Fon Fontwell 19.5f GF 5HcCh 10-12 p 2/4 Episode (3½L) 25/1 93 93
29 Oct 20 Str Stratford 22.5f GS 4HcCh 10-4 6/7 Cuban Pete (44L) 66/1 95 75
30 Sep 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 24f Sft 4HcCh 10-7 6/9 Thomas Shelby (88L) 66/1 98 13
4 Sep 19 Sth Southwell 24f Gd 4HcCh 11-0 b1 1/4 Royale Django (27L) 11/8 93 109
20 Aug 19 Nab Newton Abbot 26f GS 5HcCh 11-4 p 4/9 Royale Django (7¼L) 7/2F 94 104
23 Jul 19 Sth Southwell 24f Gd 5HcCh 11-1 4/11 Doitforjoe (14L) 9/1 96 96
4
Minella Voucher silk
Minella Voucher tp
J: Nick Scholfield
T: Alexandra Dunn
Holding his form well and placed last three starts; should be in the mix once again
4-U332
Age: 10
Weight: 11-4
OR: 92
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Mar 21 Mar Market Rasen 21.5f GS 5HcCh 11-2 tp1 2/10 Mount Oliver (7½L) 8/1 92 95
23 Feb 21 Tau Taunton 21.5f Hy 5HcCh 11-7 t 3/10 Ring The Moon (15L) 22/1 94 95
26 Nov 20 Tau Taunton 21.5f Gd 5HcCh 11-7 t 3/10 De Barley Basket (14L) 28/1 95 93
8 Nov 20 Str Stratford 19.5f GS 5HcCh 11-7 t UR/11 Coby Nine () 50/1 97 -
26 Feb 20 Mar Market Rasen 21.5f Sft 4HcCh 11-7 t 4/8 Picknick Park (30L) 14/1 100 80
16 Dec 19 Plu Plumpton 20f Hy 4HcCh 11-8 t 4/6 Flaminger (26L) 11/2 101 93
5
Shattered Glass silk
BF
Shattered Glass
J: Brendan Powell
T: Michael Scudamore
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Strong claims on his close second at Market Rasen but ran poorly at Exeter 17 days later
79-52P
Age: 7
Weight: 11-0
OR: 88
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Mar 21 Exe Exeter 24.5f Gd 5HcCh 11-0 PU/10 Bonanza Sam () 7/4F 88 -
21 Feb 21 Mar Market Rasen 24f Sft 5NvHcCh 10-6 2/13 Archie Brown (1½L) 3/1F 85 93
15 Dec 20 Cat Catterick 19f Sft 5NvHcCh 10-13 5/12 Discko Des Plages (19L) 5/1 90 84
24 Jan 20 Don Doncaster 19.5f GS 5MdH 11-5 9/11 Glynn (54L) 100/1 - 83
29 Dec 19 Don Doncaster 19.5f GS 4NvH 10-12 7/11 One Touch (55L) 100/1 - 77
7 Dec 19 Wet Wetherby 21.5f Sft 4NvH 10-9 11/12 Young Bull (61L) 33/1 - 60
6
Golden Poet silk
Golden Poet tb
J: Ben Godfrey 5
T: Keiran Burke
0-13 for this yard but he's on a workable mark and seems suited by good going or firmer
52U97F
Age: 9
Weight: 10-13
OR: 87
Days: 5
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Apr 21 Nab Newton Abbot 26f Gd 5HcCh 10-9 tb F/8 Game Line () 14/1 87 -
11 Mar 21 Wcn Wincanton 25f GS 5NvHcCh 10-9 tb 7/8 Minella Whisper (35L) 7/1 90 66
1 Feb 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 16f St/Slw 5NHF 11-4 9/12 Good Bye (27L) 50/1 - 78
28 Oct 20 Tau Taunton 23f GF 4HcCh 9-7 b UR/11 From The Heart () 15/2 93 -
15 Oct 20 Wcn Wincanton 25f GF 5HcCh 10-13 b 2/12 Frilly Frock (2¾L) 6/1 90 93
20 Sep 20 Plu Plumpton 20f GF 5NvHcCh 11-2 b 5/8 Captain Speaking (14½L) 9/2 92 89
7
Minella Style silk
w2
Minella Style tp
J: Charlie Hammond
T: Claire Dyson
w2
Wind Op - Second run after wind operation
Has made little impact in staying handicaps, over hurdles or fences
PP-46P
Age: 11
Weight: 10-0
OR: 73
Days: 9
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Mar 21 War Warwick 26f Gd 5NvHcH 10-0 tp PU/12 Pour Une Raison () 50/1 76 -
21 Nov 20 Hun Huntingdon 25f Gd 5HcH 10-0 tp 6/11 First Man (61L) 20/1 77 27
1 Nov 20 Hun Huntingdon 25f Gd 5HcH 9-11 tp 4/16 Innisfree Lad (25L) 80/1 78 67
12 Dec 19 War Warwick 21f Hy 4HcH 10-0 tp1 PU/18 Jamessaintpatrick () 40/1 79 -
12 Nov 19 Hun Huntingdon 20f Gd 4NvHcCh 10-2 t1 PU/16 Master Vintage () 50/1 84 -
5 Jun 18 Fon Fontwell 26f Gd 5HcH 11-7 p1 10/12 Mogestic (120L) 25/1 95 -
8
Thestopperdunne silk
Thestopperdunne tp
J: Shane Quinlan 5
T: Kevin Bishop
Little solid form under rules, often competing from out of the handicap; hard to recommend
6767P9
Age: 8
Weight: 10-0
OR: 71
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Mar 21 Wcn Wincanton 21.5f Gd 4HcH 9-11 t 9/15 Catchin Time (27L) 150/1 83 66
10 Nov 20 Lin Lingfield 20f Sft 5HcCh 9-11 tp PU/10 Avoir De Soins () 40/1 76 -
2 Nov 20 Her Hereford 25.5f GS 5HcH 9-11 t 7/12 Jimmy Bell (84L) 33/1 76 5
19 Sep 20 Nab Newton Abbot 26f Gd 5HcCh 9-9 tp1 6/9 Royal Magic (73L) 33/1 79 22
8 Sep 20 Nab Newton Abbot 21f Gd 4NvHcCh 9-9 t 7/11 Cheltenam De Vaige (30L) 200/1 94 74
1 Sep 20 Nab Newton Abbot 26.5f Gd 4HcH 9-7 t 6/7 Story Of Friends (65L) 125/1 94 37
9
Ector silk
Ector p
J: Harry Bannister
T: Warren Greatrex
Disappointing since second at Hereford in November; runs from 5lb out of the weights
-92PP4
Age: 7
Weight: 10-0
OR: 69
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Mar 21 Plu Plumpton 25.5f Gd 5HcCh 10-0 p 4/7 Black Centaur (18½L) 9/1 71 60
3 Jan 21 Cat Catterick 25.5f Hy 5HcCh 9-12 p PU/9 Sigurd () 12/1 74 -
29 Nov 20 Ffo Ffos Las 24f Sft 5HcCh 10-0 p PU/10 Misty Mai () 3/1J 74 -
10 Nov 20 Her Hereford 25f GS 5HcCh 10-0 p 2/15 Mr Palmtree (3L) 9/1 71 81
18 Oct 20 Ffo Ffos Las 24f Gd 5HcH 9-11 p 9/17 Memphis Bell (46L) 25/1 73 40
2 Mar 20 Wet Wetherby 24f Hy 5HcCh 10-4 p PU/10 The Dawn Man () 6/1 77 -
Verdict

Conditions should be ideal for LEGEND OF ZORRO, who gets the vote in the hope that a change of scenery and a break will revive him.

Verdict silk image
Legend Of Zorro

Betting Forecast:

11/4 Shattered Glass,

4/1 Minella Voucher,

5/1 Legend Of Zorro,

11/2 Orchestrated,

Golden Poet,

11/1 Ector,

12/1 Minella Style,

20/1 Leith Hill Lad,

Thestopperdunne

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