Today's racecards

Southwell

  • 14:10 32Red Handicap Chase3m 110y

  • Winner £3,769 2nd £1,107 3rd £553 4th £277
  • Going: Soft, Heavy in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 6m 51.60s
  • Off time: 14:10:13
14:10 Southwell Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Categorical 14/1
2nd Hodgson (IRE) 4/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 1143/P2 Orange, Yellow stars, Yellow cap, Black star Three Chords (IRE) 31
Nag meDistance Winner
9 11-12 Mrs Caroline Bailey A Thornton 115 2/13.00
2 3/1-11PP Red, Yellow sash, Brown sleeves, Yellow cap, Red star Handtheprizeover 39
Nag meDistance Winner
8 11-9 p1 B I Case D A Jacob 112 7/18.00
3 2-4UP55 Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap Valley View (IRE) 22
Nag me
7 11-8 t Jonjo O'Neill R P Mclernon 111 10/111.00
4 6-80768 Red, White Cross of Lorraine, Red sleeves, White spots Categorical 13
Nag meDistance Winner
10 11-4 K G Reveley J Reveley 107 14/115.00
5 541214 Light blue, red braces, white sleeves, red armlets, light blue and red quartered cap Gorgehous Lliege (FR) 24
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance Winner
7 11-2 Miss V Williams Aidan Coleman 105 11/43.75
6 342457 White, Red chevron, Emerald Green and Red striped sleeves, Red cap Hodgson (IRE) 47
Nag me
8 11-0 pt P Bowen J E Moore 103 4/15.00

Verdict

Valley View is well treated but has hardly raised a gallop since running a decent race on his reappearance at Carlisle in November. Categorical is another who has been woefully out of form this season while it's a bit of a worry that the lightly-raced Handtheprizeover has been pulled in his last two starts, though he has sight lowered here. GORGEHOUS LLIEGE was below par when only fourth in a novice chase at Warwick last time but an earlier defeat of Gemini Ahs at Towcester has been franked and this stiff track should play to his strengths. He gets the nod ahead of Fakenham second Three Chords and the disappointing Hodgson.