Today's racecards

Chester

  • 16:45 Merseyrail Day Saver Ticket Handicap1m 4f 66y

  • Winner £9,057 2nd £2,695 3rd £1,347 4th £673
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 49.26s
  • Off time: 16:47:27
16:45 Chester Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Rosslyn Castle 7/1
2nd Gabrial The Great (IRE) 7/2
3rd Martin Chuzzlewit (IRE) 15/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (11) 515-6 Mauve and pink check, white sleeves, pink cap Martin Chuzzlewit (IRE) 20
Nag me
3 9-7 Sir Michael Stoute R L Moore 88 15/28.50
2 (3) 7122 DARK GREEN, RED cap, DARK GREEN diamond Bordoni (USA) 14
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance Winner
3 9-7 M Johnston J Fanning 88 11/112.00
3 (12) 4-1 Dark Blue, Yellow chevron hoop, Yellow cap Rosslyn Castle 23
Nag me
3 9-6 R Charlton J Doyle 87 7/18.00
4 (6) 321-3 Light Blue, Emerald Green star, Emerald Green cap, Light Blue star Cherry Street 28
Nag me
3 9-3 A M Balding J Fortune 84 9/110.00
6 (8) 5-1 Grey, beige star, grey sleeves, beige stars and stars on cap Gabrial The Great (IRE) 25
Nag me
3 9-1 M L W Bell J P Spencer 82 7/24.50
7 (2) 12-5 Grey, beige star, grey sleeves, beige stars, royal blue cap Montaser (IRE) 38
Nag me
3 8-13 D M Simcock L Dettori 80 11/43.75
8 (5) 1 Yellow, red and yellow check sleeves Bob's World 40
Nag meDistance Winner
3 8-13 Jennie Candlish F Norton 80 16/117.00
9 (1) 21- Dark Blue, Grey triple diamond Third Half 180
Nag me
3 8-10 Tom Dascombe R Kingscote 77 10/111.00
10 (4) 42634-1 Dark Green, Yellow triple diamond Juno The Muffinman (IRE) 43
Nag meDistance Winner
3 8-8 b1 Tom Dascombe K Fallon 75 16/117.00
11 (9) 431-0 Royal blue, red stars, red sleeves, dark blue armlets, dark blue cap, red star Sir Trevor (IRE) 21
Nag me
3 8-8 Tom Dascombe Ross Atkinson (3) 75 66/167.00
12 (10) 88883-1 RED, ROYAL BLUE seams on sleeves Rapid Heat Lad (IRE) 74
Nag meDistance Winner
3 8-6 R Hollinshead G Gibbons (ex1) 73 33/134.00
Non runners
5 (7)62-41Theturnofthesun (IRE)39-1J H M GosdenNon Runner82

Verdict

Tom Dascombe won this last year and has three entries at the bottom of the weights this time. Richard Kingscote is on board Third Half but he's never been beyond a mile and his ability to last out the trip is unknown. Theturnofthesun made all to beat Bordoni at Kempton on his handicap debut and, with just a 4lb rise and the track certain to suit, he has to be on the short-list. The runner-up may struggle to contain him but ROSSLYN CASTLE is out of an Irish Oaks winner so this trip should prove ideal. He looked a nice prospect when winning impressively over 1m2f at Windsor and can make a winning handicap debut. Gabrial The Great probably didn't have much to beat on soft ground at Newcastle but did it in style and there looks much more to come and Martin Chuzzlewit is better than he showed on his reappearance at Newmarket while Frankie Dettori's booking for Montaser looks significant as his mount ran well on his Doncaster comeback without being subjected to a hard race.