2m. 4f. 216yds. (Class 5) 5-y-o plus8 Ran
newtonabbotracing.com Handicap Chase of £6,623.00 5-y-o plus
1st - £2,832.00, 2nd - £1,305.00, 3rd - £652.00, 4th - £350.00, 5th - £350.00, 6th - £350.00 , 7th - £350.00, 8th - £350.00 8 Ran
- Stewards Report
Kapsize (FR), trained by Peter Bowen, finished fourth at Stratford the previous day.
The Veterinary Officer reported that a pre-race examination of the gelding deemed him fit to race.
Permission was given for Candyman Can (IRE) to go early to post.
The winner, Candyman Can (IRE), appeared to show improved form compared with its previous run at Newton Abbot on 22 June 2021 where the gelding finished fifth of eight, beaten by 27 ¼ lengths.
The representative of Laura Hurley explained that Candyman Can (IRE) had appreciated racing over fences in the Soft, Heavy in places ground.
His explanation was noted and the gelding was routine tested.
Following the race, Bryony Frost reported that This Breac (IRE), which was pulled up, made a respiratory noise.
Sean Bowen reported that Kapsize (IRE), which was pulled up, possibly ran flat having run the previous day.
Time 5m. 46.70 secs, which is 9.99 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £240.40
Tote Trifecta- £782.50
Non runners Celtic Joy ( Going (Changed since declaration) ), Twasn't The Plan ( Going (Changed since declaration) ), Between The Waters ( Going (Changed since declaration) ), Lure Des Pres ( Going (Changed since declaration) )