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Tue, 17th Apr 2012
Magners Golden Draught Novices' Chase, 2m 3f 110y
6 Runners (5YO plus) (Class 4) Total Prize Fund - £5000

No/Draw/Horse (days since last run)
Age colour sex, Sire - Dam (Damsire)
Wearing Details

Offical Rating

Forecast Price*

1 Easter Meteor (GB) (59J)
6 b g Midnight Legend - Easter Comet (Gunner B)
023-123 Mr Simon Willes


D Elsworth
Miss E C Lavelle

A winner of a chase at 2m 1f on soft ground. Third of 10 behind Hunt Ball beaten 46l at 4-1 on his latest outing in a chase at Wincanton over 2m 5f (soft) in February.

2 Webberys Dream (GB) (101J)
9 b g Bandmaster (USA) - Sheilas Dream (Inca Chief (USA))
326221 Mr George Searle


Matt Griffiths (3)
J Scott

A winner at 8-1 in a chase at Wincanton over 2m 5f (soft) on his latest outing in January, beating Doeslessthanme by 9l.

3 Galantos (GER) (1684F, 26J)
11 b g Winged Love (IRE) - Grey Metal (GER) (Secret 'n Classy (CAN))
130-693 Mrs C Knowles



Mrs H R J Nelmes

A winner of a hurdle race at 2m 1f on soft ground. Third of 4 behind Current Event beaten a distance at 100-1 on his latest outing in a chase at Fontwell over 2m 2f (good) last month.

4 Heron Bay (GB) (619F, 10J)
8 b g Hernando (FR) - Wiener Wald (USA) (Woodman (USA))
301095 Mr G Thompson
Cheek pieces



Mrs S Leech

Successful in two hurdle races at 2m and 2m 4f on good ground. Finished 13l behind Arctic Watch when fifth of 14 at 33-1 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Newton Abbot over 2m 6f (good) earlier this month.

5 Ronnie Ronalde (IRE) (28J)
7 b g Laveron - Carryonharriet (IRE) (Norwich)
66-FUFP Mr R W Humphreys


S Clements (7)
Nick Mitchell

Yet to place in four starts. Pulled up at the 4th when 66-1 over this course and distance (good) in a chase won by Darna last month on his chase debut.

6 Lupita (IRE) (1052F, 28J)
8 ch m Intikhab (USA) - Sarah (IRE) (Hernando (FR))
453646 Mrs D D Scott
Tongue strap


Brendan Powell (5)
D D Scott

A winner of a hurdle race at 2m 1f on good to soft ground. Well beaten at 16-1 behind Thomas Wild when sixth of 8 on her latest outing in a chase here over 3m (good) last month.

Race Verdict

WEBBERYS DREAM looked a nice prospect when winning over 2m5f at Wincanton in January and that form has since been franked. He meets Easter Meteor on 5lb better terms than he would in a handicap and he is likely to take all the beating. Emma Lavelle's representative looks a clear second best though and is the only conceivable danger to the selection, barring accidents. Heron Bay should fare best of the rest.

Selection: Webberys Dream        Danger: Easter Meteor        Alternative: Heron Bay
* These are prices forecast by PA Sport Ltd. and are to be used only as a guide to the betting market.
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