3m. 1f. 44yds. (Class 4) 4-y-o plus11 Ran
Cotswold Hereford Handicap Chase of £8,035.00 4-y-o plus
1st - £4,289.00, 2nd - £1,259.00, 3rd - £630.00, 4th - £350.00, 5th - £350.00, 6th - £350.00 , 7th - £350.00, 8th - £350.00 11 Ran
- Stewards Report
Permission was given for Elan De Balme (FR) to wear a hood in the parade ring only and to go early to post.
Special Acceptance (GB) wore earplugs which were removed at the start.
The Performance of Eclair De Guye (FR) which started favourite before being pulled up, was considered.
The representative of Lucy Wadham explained that the gelding was unsuited by the right- handed Hereford track configuration and would prefer a left-handed track; Bryony Frost reported that Eclair De Guye (FR) jumped left-handed throughout.
Their comments were noted and the gelding was routine tested.
Following the race, the Veterinary Officer reported that Special Acceptance (GB), placed third, lost its left- hind shoe.
Time 6m. 41.50 secs, which is 5.40 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £27.10
Tote Trifecta- £227.00