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2017 Bill Ritchie Handicap: Final Field, Barriers and Market

2017 Bill Ritchie Handicap race overview including final field, barriers and market for the Group 3 Quality sprint event at Randwick on Saturday featuring the in form Tom Melbourne.

2017 Bill Ritchie Handicap: Final Field, Barriers and Market

It could be a case of third time lucky this prep for Tom Melbourne who is favourite for the 2017 Bill Ritchie Handicap at Randwick on Saturday.

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After two luckless seconds to commence his latest campaign, Tom Melbourne is favourite for the 2017 Bill Ritchie Handicap at Randwick on


Even after the early scratching of McCreery Horseform, Chris Waller boasts a strong dual pronged attack in the event as he will also saddle up second favourite Comin’ Through who has drawn barrier 7.

2017 Bill Ritchie Handicap: Nominations and All In Market

2017 Bill Ritchie Handicap: Race History and Background

2017 BILL RITCHIE HANDICAP: MARKET

Market courtesy of William Hill

$2.60: Tom Melbourne Horseform

$3.10: Comin’ Through

$5.50: Spectroscope Horseform

$7.00: Burning Passion Horseform

$13.00: No Doubt Horseform

*All others quoted at $21 or greater

WHEN IS THE 2017 BILL RITCHIE HANDICAP?

WHEN: Saturday, @ 2:00pm

WHERE: Randwick Racecourse

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R4 RANDWICK 16 September 2017
Bill Ritchie Hcp 3U , 1400m
Race Synopsis: Comin’ Through came into Epsom Handicap (Gr 1, 1600m) calculations by staging a game effort in winning here. He began well and settled outside the leader (Burning Passion). He put pressure on that runner on turning for home, then after quite a battle, got the upper hand to win narrowly but quite impressively. Tom Melbourne raced in fourth place, one out and one back, going a bit keenly in stages. He challenged at the 200m and kept fighting on well for second, beaten a head. Blazing Passion showed good pace to lead and battled strongly when challenged in the straight for a close-up third. Pajaro was last in the seven-horse field and caught the eye in running on late for fourth, beaten only a half length in a good first up effort.

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Horse
Age & Sex
Trainer
Jockey
WT
SP
 
1st  
7. COMIN' THROUGH (AUS)
4yo H
CHRIS WALLER
MICHAEL WALKER
53.0
$2.25
 
FASTNET ROCK (AUS) - MICA'S PRIDE (AUS)
Go Bloodstock (Mgr: Sir O G Glenn)
2nd  
3. TOM MELBOURNE (IRE)
6yo Gelding
CHRIS WALLER
BLAKE SHINN
57.0
$3.25
 
DYLAN THOMAS (IRE) - ROSHANAK (IRE)
O T I Racing (Mgr: T Henderson), Kiwiana, A & Mrs P Goodfellow, D & Mrs D Miller, L Webb, Ms D McKeown, Ms M Webb, W Bowker, J Higgins, Bobbin Along & Uthmeyer Racing
3rd  
4. BURNING PASSION (AUS)
6yo Gelding
MARK NEWNHAM
TIM CLARK
56.0
$5.50
 
NORTHERN METEOR (AUS) - DEARNESS (AUS)
 S G Darby, P M Chilton, S A Mitchell, S W Boyd, M A Macrae, Ms L J Britton, J Bedford, Mrs S L Oldham, J D Porter, P R Clifford, R S Wallace, W Davis, D Harding, W Leong Mun, B D Oppy & Mrs S Leong Mun, U P T (Mgr: B R Frazer)
4th  6. PAJARO (NZ)
7yo Gelding
P & P SNOWDEN
ANDREW ADKINS
54.5
$61.00
5th  9. NO DOUBT (AUS)
5yo H
A & E CUMMINGS
JEFF PENZA
53.0
$11.00
6th  8. NEW TIPPERARY (AUS)
5yo Gelding
JOSEPH PRIDE
BRENTON AVDULLA
53.5
$13.00
7th  2. HAVANA COOLER (IRE)
7yo Gelding
JAMES CUMMINGS
GLYN SCHOFIELD
57.0
$41.00

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