Today's racecards

Folkestone

  • 15:00 Weatherbys Bloodstock Insurance Handicap Chase3m 1f

  • Winner £4,791 2nd £1,396 3rd £699
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 6m 24.60s
  • Off time: 15:00:15
15:00 Folkestone Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Causing Chaos (IRE) 15/8
2nd Quazy de Joie (FR) 4/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 5-11433 Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap Quazy de Joie (FR) 46
Nag me
8 11-12 pt Jonjo O'Neill R P Mclernon 110 4/15.00
2 24P-354 ORANGE, DARK GREEN chevrons, ORANGE sleeves, quartered cap Causing Chaos (IRE) 17
Nag me
6 11-10 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 108 15/82.88
3 2P-645F Royal Blue, Red Cross of Lorraine, Royal Blue cap, Yellow spots Near The Water (IRE) 15
Nag me
8 11-7 R Rowe L Aspell 105 5/16.00
5 U4P6/51- Yellow, Dark Blue triple diamond and armlets Qualypso D'allier (FR) 446
Nag me
8 10-11 Andrew Turnell Nick Scholfield 95 9/43.25
6 00/8338 White, black cross belts, chevrons on sleeves, black cap Try Catch Me (IRE) 33
Nag me
7 10-10 Mrs A Batchelor M J Quinlan (3) 94 14/115.00
Non runners
44/68-1Just Josie610-11Miss S WestM Goldstein95

Verdict

It's a very long time since Qualypso D'Allier slammed his rivals at Fontwell and a 9lb rise won't help but Andy Turnell had a winner at Kempton on Saturday so a long absence may not be too much of a problem. Jonjo O'Neill has probably been waiting for better ground for QUAZY DE JOI, who won three times on good or fast going early last summer. He jumps and stays well and this looks an ideal opportunity to get back on the winning trail. Jumping problems have been the downfall of Near The Water since he scored at Fontwell over two years ago and his recent fall on very heavy ground at Plumpton may have taken its toll. Causing Chaos looks a threat as he was making his debut over fences at Warwick on New Year's Eve and produced a strong enough performance to be given a chance here. Just Josie has been raised 9lb for her success over the C&D last month and, as that was her chasing debut, she should go well though she made a couple of early mistakes that day.