Today's racecards

Fontwell Park

  • 15:10 Evelyn King Memorial Handicap Chase3m 2f 110y

  • Winner £2,534 2nd £744 3rd £372 4th £186
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 6m 49.00s
  • Off time: 15:10:53
15:10 Fontwell Park Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st River D'or (FR) 6/1
2nd Salut Honore (FR) 7/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 73F204 Pink, light green and pink halved sleeves, light green cap River D'or (FR) 16
Nag me
7 11-12 Mrs S Leech S Clements (7) 110 6/17.00
2 454476 RED and YELLOW stripes, YELLOW sleeves, RED armlets, RED cap Nudge And Nurdle (IRE) 76
Nag meCourse Winner
11 11-11 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 109 8/19.00
3 21P-P7P Yellow, Emerald Green cross belts, Emerald Green sleeves, Yellow armlets, quartered cap Evella (IRE) 48
Nag me
8 11-9 N B King A Merriam (3) 107 9/110.00
4 F64-1P7 Yellow, White cap, Dark Blue star Double Chocolate 139
Nag meCourse Winner
9 11-7 p D G Bridgwater T Scudamore 105 5/16.00
5 46P1U1 Yellow, Grey braces, striped sleeves and cap Salut Honore (FR) 27
Nag me
6 10-12 A M Hales R Johnson 96 7/24.50
6 45F4PP Royal Blue, Red Cross of Lorraine, Royal Blue cap, Yellow spots Near The Water (IRE) 27
Nag me
8 10-8 R Rowe L Aspell 92 9/25.50
7 232567 Royal blue, yellow hoop, yellow and royal blue chevrons on sleeves, yellow cap El Diego (IRE) 78
Nag me
8 10-5 Jamie Snowden Harry Skelton 89 4/15.00

Verdict

Salut Honore has won two of his last three starts including a victory at Catterick last month and another bold bid looks likely from him off a 5lb higher mark. Double Chocolate won over these fences in October and would also figure if back to his best after a couple of below par efforts since, but a chance is taken that RIVER D'OR is the one who bounces back to form today. Sophie Leech's charge has a legitimate excuse for being well beaten of late as he was competing in much better company. A repeat of his earlier placed efforts at Catterick and Cheltenham before that would be good enough to land this contest and he gets the nod with the remainder hard to fancy.