Today's racecards

Chester

  • 17:05 M&S Bank Handicap1m 2f 75y

  • Winner £3,881 2nd £1,155 3rd £577 4th £289
  • Going: Good, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 17.05s
  • Off time: 17:05:25
17:05 Chester Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Miss Cap Estel 4/1
2nd Daddy Warbucks (IRE) 7/1
3rd Gabrial's King (IRE) 6/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (7) 211214 Red and White (quartered), Royal Blue sleeves, Red armlets, Red and Royal Blue quartered cap Daddy Warbucks (IRE) 17
Nag me
3 9-7 D Nicholls P Cosgrave 75 7/18.00
2 (10) 6-22213 Dark Blue, White sleeves and cap Miss Cap Estel 18
Nag me
3 9-7 A M Balding David Probert 75 4/15.00
3 (8) 221455 Red, yellow disc, red sleeves, yellow spots Sir Fredlot (IRE) 23
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3 9-7 C Hills M Hills 75 9/110.00
4 (2) 090-137 Black, orange hoop and armlets, quartered cap Time Of My Life (IRE) 50
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3 9-6 P Holmes James P Sullivan 74 14/115.00
5 (5) 38-6351 Grey and orange diamonds, orange sleeves and cap Buster Brown (IRE) 29
Nag meDistance Winner
3 9-3 J G Given D Swift (3) 71 4/15.00
6 (4) 155910 Royal Blue, Light Blue epaulets, Light Blue and Royal Blue hooped sleeves Rockgoat (IRE) 18
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3 9-1 v1 I W McInnes T Eaves 69 28/129.00
7 (3) 22-0443 Grey, beige star, grey sleeves, beige stars, red cap Badea 60
Nag meBeaten Favourite
3 9-1 p1 R A Fahey T Hamilton 69 10/111.00
8 (1) 116256 Grey, beige star, grey sleeves, beige stars and stars on cap Gabrial's King (IRE) 82
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3 9-1 Ian Williams Stephen Craine 69 6/17.00
9 (9) 591046 Black, Yellow stars, halved sleeves, Yellow cap, Black stars Foursquare Funtime 18
Nag me
3 9-0 R Hollinshead R Winston 68 33/134.00
10 (6) 64-3451 Grey, beige star, grey sleeves, beige stars, royal blue cap Darling Lexi (IRE) 28
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
3 8-8 R A Fahey Jim Crowley 62 9/25.50
Non runners
11 (11)355077Chelsea Mick38-7J MackieF Norton60

Verdict

Daddy Warbucks is a real battler but probably a few pounds high now while Miss Cap Estel didn't have much to do to land a Ffos Las maiden but ran well enough on her handicap debut at Epsom. Sir Fredlot hasn't impressed since scoring at Ayr in June while BUSTER BROWN was held up until the last moment before scoring at Newcastle. This isn't the easiest of tracks to stage a repeat but Dale Swift knows him well and his 3lb claim can help his mount follow up. Darling Lexi won a moderate claimer here last time while her stablemate Badea disappointed at Southwell last time though the surface may not have suited. Time Of My Life won a Wexford handicap by an incredible 15l in May and was beaten at odds of 2/9 under a penalty. He went up an astonishing 29lb for that victory and has joined Patrick Holmes so he's an interesting entry.