Today's racecards

Chester

  • 16:45 toteexacta Handicap7f 122y

  • Winner £27,266 2nd £8,164 3rd £4,082 4th £2,041
  • Going: Good to Firm
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 31.66s
  • Off time: 16:46:01
16:45 Chester Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Belle Royale (IRE) 40/1
2nd Below Zero (IRE) 9/1
3rd Crown Counsel (IRE) 17/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (4) 029U20 White, Emerald Green hoops, Dark Blue sleeves and cap Mon Cadeaux 21
Nag me
4 9-10 A M Balding L P Keniry 98 6/17.00
2 (2) 305004 Red, white sleeves, orange cap Lowther 14
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance Winner
6 9-10 be A Bailey P Robinson 98 11/26.50
3 (6) 08-0403 Maroon, maroon and grey check sleeves and cap Mr David (USA) 14
Nag me
4 9-7 J A Osborne S W Kelly 95 8/19.00
4 (8) 24124-5 Light blue, black seams, striped sleeves, black cap Bohemian Melody 161
Nag me
4 9-7 M Botti J Quinn 95 11/112.00
5 (10) 017700 Grey, beige star, grey sleeves, beige stars, royal blue cap Kyllachy Star 25
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
5 9-7 R A Fahey Lee Topliss (3) 95 16/117.00
6 (16) 253039 BROWN and RED (halved), sleeves reversed, RED cap Dubai Dynamo 2
Nag meDistance Winner
6 9-7 Mrs R Carr P McDonald 95 10/111.00
7 (9) 961001 DARK GREEN, RED cap, DARK GREEN diamond Below Zero (IRE) 6 (ex6)
Nag meCourse Winner
4 9-3 M Johnston Freddie Tylicki 85 9/110.00
8 (14) 240900 Red, White hoop, Emerald Green sleeves Advanced 22
Nag me
8 9-1 p K A Ryan P Makin 89 16/117.00
9 (3) 080120 dark green, royal blue cap Crown Counsel (IRE) 28
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
3 8-13 M Johnston R Winston 93 17/29.50
10 (7) 0-84183 Red, Black star, White and Black hooped sleeves, Red cap, Black star Viva Ronaldo (IRE) 20
Nag meCourse Winner
5 8-13 R A Fahey T Hamilton 87 6/17.00
11 (17) 401018 Grey, beige star, grey sleeves, beige stars, red cap Kingscroft (IRE) 14
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
3 8-12 M Johnston F Norton 92 16/117.00
12 (5) 033-080 Red, black collar and cuffs, old gold cap Celtic Sultan (IRE) 7
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
7 8-11 T P Tate M Fenton 85 25/126.00
13 (15) 409302 Grey, beige star, grey sleeves, beige stars and stars on cap My Kingdom (IRE) 7
Nag meCourse Winner
5 8-10 t P Morris S M Levey (3) 84 16/117.00
14 (11) 662259 Royal blue, light blue hoop and armlets Belle Royale (IRE) 14
Nag meCourse Winner
3 8-10 W M Brisbourne James P Sullivan 90 40/141.00
17 (1) 110608 Black, White, Yellow, Grey and Brown hoops Steed 8
Nag meDistance Winner
4 8-8 b R C Guest T Eaves 82 50/151.00
Non runners
15 (12)961609Fred Willetts (IRE)38-10P D EvansNon Runner90
16 (13)544104Star Links (USA)58-10S DonohoeA Mullen84

Verdict

Kingscroft won over a mile here in July with Viva Ronaldo back in third and Fred Willetts and My Kingdom well behind. However, he has the worse of today's draw and, with stablemate Below Zero carrying a penalty for a win at Dundalk, Crown Counsel may have the best chance of Mark Johnston's trio. Mr David is closely matched with Lowther on latest running at Newmarket and both could figure along with Bohemian Melody, but a chance is taken on MON CADEAUX. He's finished runner-up in both starts over C&D this season but this is less competitive and Andrew Balding has won this race twice in the last four years.