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Pontefract

  • 15:40 totepool A Better Way To Bet Handicap1m 4f 8y

  • £12,500 added 3yo+ 5 ran
  • Winner £7,781 2nd £2,330 3rd £1,165 4th £582
  • Going: Good to Firm, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf
    Weighed In
  • Winning time: 2m 38.68s
  • Off time: 15:40:39

Full result

15:40 Pontefract Result 3rd August 2011
Pos Draw Dist Horse Weight Jockey Trainer Age SP
1st (1) Berling (IRE) 10-0 E Ahern J L Dunlop 4 2/1f
Tracked leaders on inside, not clear run and switched right entering final furlong, soon quickened between horses to challenge, pushed along to lead towards finish, cleverly opened 2/1 touched 11/4
2nd (5) nk Hong Kong Island (IRE) 9-7 P Hanagan Micky Hammond 4 5/2
Tracked leading trio, tracked leader 2f out, ridden to narrow lead entering final furlong, kept on until headed and not pace of winner towards finish opened 7/2 touched 7/2
3rd (4) 1 The Caped Crusader (IRE) 9-1 B McHugh Ollie Pears 4 9/2
Led, ridden over 2f out, driven and narrowly headed entering final furlong, kept on under pressure until outpaced closing stages opened 4/1 touched 9/2
4th (6) Gogeo (IRE) 9-7 P McDonald G A Swinbank 4 8/1
Took keen hold, held up last, pushed along and outpaced 3f out, headway on inside and staying on when hung left and not clear run throughout final furlong opened 6/1 touched 8/1
5th (3) 7 Cluain Dara (IRE) 8-5 F Norton M Johnston 3 9/2
Dwelt, soon chased leader, ridden over 2f out, lost 2nd 2f out, beaten when slightly hampered inside final furlong opened 4/1 touched 9/2
NR (2) War Poet 9-8 D Tudhope D O'Meara 4 f

Betting breakdown

Tote Win: £2.70 Tote Place: £1.40,1.30
Straight Forecast: £7.16 Exacta: £6.50

Placepot: £180.50, Pool: £56639.46, 229.02 winning tickets
Quadpot: £16.80, Pool: £4041.79, 177.62 winning tickets