QuinnBet Handicap 1m 6f 17y
- (3yo, 1m 6f 17y, Class 6, 5 runners)
- Winner £2,970 2nd £1,394 3rd £697 4th £349 5th £300 6th £300
- Going: Good to Firm
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 3m 5.85s
- Off time: 14:59:36
|2nd||5 Captain Howse||1||6/5f|
Appier (IRE) (ex6) 8
|3||143 10-3||S P C Woods||Harry Davies (5)||67|
Balgowan (IRE) 14
|3||134 9-8||W J Haggas||Hollie Doyle||64|
|3||134 9-8||R Charlton||T E Whelan||64|
Thermometer (IRE) 8
|3||125 8-13 p||S Dixon||Jack Duern (3)||55|
Captain Howse (IRE) 6
|3||117 8-5 v1||Sir Mark Prescott||L Morris||47|
||3||9-12||Sir Mark Prescott||L Morris||1/2|
The ease of APPIER’s latest success at Ripon suggests a five-timer is on the cards. He had Thermometer back in third at Ripon last week and this longer trip may bring further progress. Captain Howse has found one too good in both starts in handicaps so far and a visor is applied while Balgowan made no impression upped to today’s trip at Sandown on his handicap bow. Ludus goes handicapping for the first time having yet to threaten.
Ludus33-1 (9-5) Mid-division, ridden 3f out, soon weakened, 6th of 12, 22 1/2l behind Aldous Huxley (9-5) at Kempton 1m 2f stks (5) pol in Mar.
Captain Howse (IRE)11-5fav (8-8) Rousted away from stalls, soon handy, led over 10f out, hung right and headed inside final furlong, rallied towards finish, slight bump near line, 2nd of 8, nk behind Wannabe Betsy (9-11) at Lingfield 1m 4f hcp (6) pol in Jun.
Appier (IRE)11-10fav (10-3) Held up in last pair, headway over 4f out, challenged over 2f out, led over 1f out, edged right and clear inside final furlong, eased towards finish, won at Ripon 1m 4f hcp (6) gd in Jun beating Marbuzet (8-10) by 3l, 5 ran.
Balgowan (IRE)12-1 (9-4) Held up towards rear, some headway over 2f out, soon ridden and no headway, 6th and no impression inside final furlong, 6th of 10, 7l behind Mostly Cloudy (9-4) at Sandown 1m 6f hcp (5) gd in Jun.
Thermometer (IRE)9-1 (9-4) Prominent, led after 1f, headed over 2f out, soon held, kept on inside final furlong, 3rd of 5, 3 1/2l behind Appier (10-3) at Ripon 1m 4f hcp (6) gd in Jun.