Anyone have an idea? Bob Bob Bobbin has been raised just 8 lb for pulling 30 lengths clear of the third at Bangor when clear with Distant Thunder last time. That form looks rock solid, he’ll look something off a good thing off 142 I reckon.
Thanks HJ.. was wondering when the weights were published… Just checked the form on BBB and yep "a real Welsh National Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â type". Likes it soft which is essential for Chepstow and as long as he gets a light weight (around 10-7) then he’ll be a live contender… ;)
how about laventure?<br>looks like she is going to be kept fresh for the race, loves the trip and soft ground, won last year, wont have much weight if state of play, one knight and sir rembrandt take there chance.
<br>There’s an oddity in the conditions for the Welsh National. As HJ reported, entries close on Wed Nov 22nd and that would normally mean weights published the following Wednesday based on the ratings update of Tues 28th.
But the penalty clause in the race conditions states – ‘Penalties, after November 24th, a winner 5lbs’.
This would suggest that the weights will be based on the ratings that apply on the date of entry, thus ensuring that the winner of the Hennessy on the 25th will have the option of running at Chepstow with just a 5lb penalty, rather than off his revised mark.
The same penalty provision would also apply for the winner of Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â£60,000 Rehearsal Chase at Newcastle, run on the same day as the Hennessy.