Ffos Las

  • 16:40 Collect totepool Winnings At Betfred Shops Handicap Chase3m 1f 110y

  • Winner £6,498 2nd £1,908 3rd £954 4th £477
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 6m 13.50s
  • Off time: 16:40:13
16:40 Ffos Las Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st A Decent Excuse (IRE) 3/1
2nd Prince Tom 8/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 1PB/5P-1 PINK and BLACK stripes, diabolo on sleeves Prince Tom 46
Nag me
10 11-12 A Dunn Ian Popham 138 8/19.00
2 213314 Black, white star, black sleeves, white stars Foundry Square (IRE) 24
Nag me
8 11-9 P D Evans Aidan Coleman 135 7/18.00
3 4PP-331 Maroon, Yellow sleeves, White armlets, White cap Ballybough Gorta (IRE) 32
Nag meDistance Winner
7 11-7 v P Bowen Sean Bowen (7) 133 11/43.75
4 130PP-P Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap Lost Glory (NZ) 54
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
9 11-6 t Jonjo O'Neill A P McCoy 132 3/14.00
5 63U3-84 Light blue and dark blue (quartered), diabolo on sleeves, light blue cap Prosperity Square (IRE) 19
Nag meDistance Winner
9 10-6 C O'Dwyer R Johnson 118 5/16.00
6 1-43343 Yellow, Red crossbelts, striped sleeves, Royal Blue cap A Decent Excuse (IRE) 8
Nag meBeaten Favourite
7 10-2 E M O'Sullivan R P McLernon 114 3/14.00

Verdict

Prince Tom sprang a surprise in a decent contest at Newton Abbot last month and can't be ignored. Ballybough Gorta was only third that day but is also respected having won on fast ground at Cartmel subsequently while Foundry Square should be happier back over fences. Lost Glory has lost his way but is tumbling down the weights and could bounce back at any time. Prosperity Square and A DECENT EXCUSE have both travelled over from Ireland and have decent claims. The latter looks the better treated and is probably the one to beat if reproducing his run at Galway at the start of the month.