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Best Odds On The Betfair Exchange Handicap Chase (Challenger Staying Chase Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £10406
  • 3m 0f 37y
  • Class 3
  • 10 runners
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Best Odds On The Betfair Exchange Handicap Chase (Challenger Staying Chase Series Qualifier)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Windy

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £1.60

Form: -17332 D BF

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 126

Form & Verdict

Finished a fine third in Listed chase at Newbury (2m7f, soft) and filled the same position in Plumpton's Sussex National (3m4f) 18 days later; found only one too good in the Grand Military Gold Cup over C&D (soft) last time despite being hampered and losing a shoe; solid claims.

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4th

4

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 3

15:40 Plumpton

Rose Of Arcadia

11st 5lb

J: Freddie Gingell

T: Joe Tizzard

Third in Sussex National (3m4f) in January under Freddie Gingell on sole outing at this track; having a pretty solid campaign, winning at Sandown (3m, good to soft) on latest outing, and should be on the premises despite her return to career-high mark.

4/1

1st

10

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 37y

Class 3

16:10 Sandown

Rose Of Arcadia

11st 5lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

Finished a fine third in Listed chase at Newbury (2m7f, soft) and filled the same position in Plumpton's Sussex National (3m4f) 18 days later; found only one too good in the Grand Military Gold Cup over C&D (soft) last time despite being hampered and losing a shoe; solid claims.

5/1

2nd

10

26th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 37y

Class 3

15:00 Sandown

Rose Of Arcadia

11st 7lb

J: Tpr Lucy Westlake

T: Joe Tizzard

Should hold every chance on these favourable terms and she arrives here in form, having surpassed herself to finish third in a Listed chase for mares at Newbury (2m7f, soft) before filling the same placing in Plumpton's Sussex National (3m4f); lacks course experience and so too her jockey, but her form claims are hard to ignore.

5/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: PP-3P5

Last run: 21 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 135

Form & Verdict

Failed to beat a rival in four runs in 2023 but showed signs of a revival when 7l fifth of nine at Ascot (3m, good to soft; 25-1) three weeks ago; dropped another 2lb and not without a chance if building on that.

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2nd

2

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 37y

Class 3

16:10 Sandown

Ballygrifincottage

12st 0lb

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Failed to beat a rival in four runs in 2023 but showed signs of a revival when 7l fifth of nine at Ascot (3m, good to soft; 25-1) three weeks ago; dropped another 2lb and not without a chance if building on that.

5/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 1-P834 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 132

Form & Verdict

Has got better with each run this season, fading only late on when fourth of eight over C&D (good) five weeks ago; has since had wind surgery; back to his last winning mark and unlikely to be far away.

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3rd

6

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 37y

Class 3

16:10 Sandown

Bangers And Cash

11st 11lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

Has got better with each run this season, fading only late on when fourth of eight over C&D (good) five weeks ago; has since had wind surgery; back to his last winning mark and unlikely to be far away.

11/2

4th

6

3rd Feb 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 37y

Class 2

15:45 Sandown

Bangers And Cash

11st 8lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Ben Pauling

Ran respectably in first-time cheekpieces at Newbury (3m2f) five weeks ago while shaping as if this drop back in trip will suit; only 1lb above last winning mark; enters calculations in the retained headgear.

10/1

3

30th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 214y

Class 3

14:25 Newbury

Bangers And Cash

12st 0lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Stablemate of Bowtogreatness; all wins on good to soft; well beaten in better race at Cheltenham most recently but looks interesting back in Class 3, being 3-4 at this level; cheekpieces applied.

14/1

Form: 13-P34

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 132

Form & Verdict

Two wins in smallish fields at Wetherby (1m7f/2m3f) last season but ran poorly on the same course last time; needs to bounce back from that and also has stamina to prove over today's much longer trip.

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1

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 96y

Class 3

15:30 Kelso

No Risk Des Flos

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Two wins in smallish fields at Wetherby (1m7f/2m3f) last season; up and down this campaign but was trying 3m for the first time when beaten about 7l at Sandown a month ago (good to soft) and appeared to stay okay; nothing wrong with this mark.

11/2

4th

7

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 37y

Class 3

16:10 Sandown

No Risk Des Flos

11st 11lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Two wins in smallish fields at Wetherby (1m7f/2m3f) last season but ran poorly on the same course last time; needs to bounce back from that and also has stamina to prove over today's much longer trip.

9/1

Form: 152/62 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 7lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

0-7 over fences but ran creditably when 8l second of nine over C&D (soft) three weeks ago; Harry Cobden, riding for the first time, is a positive booking; impossible to rule out.

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5th

11

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 37y

Class 3

16:10 Sandown

Trincomalee

10st 7lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Lucy Wadham

0-7 over fences but ran creditably when 8l second of nine over C&D (soft) three weeks ago; Harry Cobden, riding for the first time, is a positive booking; impossible to rule out.

6/1

2nd

8

15th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 37y

Class 3

16:15 Sandown

Trincomalee

10st 12lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Lucy Wadham

Used to act on soft and heavy; thrown in on hurdles form but 0-6 over fences and last month's Newbury run (beaten 32l after 642 days off) needs to have done him an awful lot of good.

12/1

Form: /923P- D

Last run: 357 days

W: 11st 9lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict

Has not had much racing since winning the Welsh Grand National in January 2021, running respectably twice last winter but beaten some way out in the Midlands National when last seen in March; well handicapped but seems fragile and probably best watched after nearly a year off.

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6th

8

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 37y

Class 3

16:10 Sandown

Secret Reprieve

11st 9lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Evan Williams

Has not had much racing since winning the Welsh Grand National in January 2021, running respectably twice last winter but beaten some way out in the Midlands National when last seen in March; well handicapped but seems fragile and probably best watched after nearly a year off.

16/1

Form: 14F-56 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 132

Form & Verdict

Front-runner; 4-12 over fences, the latest win gained off 2lb higher over C&D (good to soft) in February 2023; shaped as if retaining all his ability at Doncaster on reappearance, and less positive tactics seemed to backfire over a longer trip at Musselburgh next time; should have optimum conditions here and he's high on the list.

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7th

5

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 37y

Class 3

16:10 Sandown

Castle Robin

11st 11lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Charlie Longsdon

Front-runner; 4-12 over fences, the latest win gained off 2lb higher over C&D (good to soft) in February 2023; shaped as if retaining all his ability at Doncaster on reappearance, and less positive tactics seemed to backfire over a longer trip at Musselburgh next time; should have optimum conditions here and he's high on the list.

11/2

6th

3

3rd Feb 2024

Good To Soft

3m 7f 76y

Class 2

14:15 Musselburgh

Castle Robin

11st 10lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Charlie Longsdon

midfield

10/1

5th

6

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 214y

Class 2

15:15 Doncaster

Castle Robin

11st 5lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Charlie Longsdon

His form was up and down last season but he's just 2lb higher than when winning at Sandown (3m, good to soft) in February and has also won over this C&D; goes well fresh and could have a part to play.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: /71-35 D

Last run: 77 days

W: 11st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 134

Form & Verdict

Ran respectably in two 3m events at Ascot towards the end of last year, fifth of ten in valuable contest on second occasion; requires more if he's to return to winning ways but drying ground would help his cause (all successes on good).

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3

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 37y

Class 3

16:10 Sandown

Switch Hitter

11st 13lb

J: Freddie Gingell

T: Paul Nicholls

Ran respectably in two 3m events at Ascot towards the end of last year, fifth of ten in valuable contest on second occasion; requires more if he's to return to winning ways but drying ground would help his cause (all successes on good).

15/2

5th

4

23rd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 1

15:00 Ascot

Switch Hitter

11st 7lb

J: Freddie Gingell

T: Paul Nicholls

Lightly raced now but won at Wincanton (3m1f) in February and creditable third under Freddie Gingell over C&D four weeks ago (both on good); acts on good to soft but he was withdrawn the last five times he was due to run on soft; probably needs career best.

20/1

Form: 15-660

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 133

Form & Verdict

Second-season chaser who shaped with some encouragement in Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham (2m4f, soft) on reappearance but has disappointed twice since; slipping in the weights but needs to rediscover his spark.

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4

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 37y

Class 3

16:10 Sandown

Easy As That

11st 12lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Second-season chaser who shaped with some encouragement in Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham (2m4f, soft) on reappearance but has disappointed twice since; slipping in the weights but needs to rediscover his spark.

9/1

12th

9

27th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 127y

Class 1

13:15 Cheltenham

Easy As That

10st 9lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Venetia Williams

prominent, lost position and midfield after 3rd, dropped to last 10th, mistake 11th, bad mistake 5 out

9/1

6th

8

16th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 2f 0y

Class 1

14:25 Cheltenham

Easy As That

10st 2lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Won emphatically at Haydock (2m5f, soft) and Newcastle (2m4f, good to soft) last season and looked ready for a step up in distance when a never-nearer sixth of 14 to Stage Star in the 2m4f Paddy Power here on reappearance; bred to relish today's extra yardage (he's out of a half-sister to the high-class staying jumper Time For Rupert) and looks a fascinating candidate at the bottom of the weights.

9/2

Form: 21-P4P D

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 7lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 128

Form & Verdict

Pulled up twice this season but was badly hampered on reappearance and never on an even keel after early mistakes at Warwick last time; far from disgraced over 3m4f here in between; returning to 3m should suit and he's been given a big chance by the handicapper; interesting at likely lengthy odds.

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9

9th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 37y

Class 3

16:10 Sandown

Boldmere

11st 7lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Alex Hales

Pulled up twice this season but was badly hampered on reappearance and never on an even keel after early mistakes at Warwick last time; far from disgraced over 3m4f here in between; returning to 3m should suit and he's been given a big chance by the handicapper; interesting at likely lengthy odds.

16/1

0

15

13th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 2

15:35 Warwick

Boldmere

10st 7lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Alex Hales

Two wins and a second (to Cyclop) in veterans' chases last season and commands respect on those exploits; badly hampered before pulling up on his reappearance and 3m4f on heavy seemed to stretch him last time at Sandown; it's reasonable to turn a blind eye to both those runs and he could go well at lengthy odds.

25/1

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Straight Forecast £402.30
Tricast £1403.20
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Selections

RP RATINGS:

Rose Of Arcadia

SPOTLIGHT:

Castle Robin

POSTDATA:

Trincomalee

Daily Mail:

Bangers And Cash

D Express:

Bangers And Cash

WEST COUNTRY:

Rose Of Arcadia

The Guardian:

Rose Of Arcadia

The Sun:

Rose Of Arcadia

Daily Record:

Rose Of Arcadia

TOPSPEED:

Castle Robin

Telegraph:

Castle Robin

Daily Mirror:

Castle Robin

The Times:

Trincomalee

The Star:

Trincomalee