Grade Two Dipper Novices' Chase Guide

Wincanton - January 09 2021
Wincanton 14:05
1
Harry Skelton

Protektorat

J:
 
Harry Skelton
T:
 
Dan Skelton
Age: 6
Weight: 11-3
OR: 154
Days: 57

Dan Skelton's Protektorat should just have the edge in the race, having been a smart hurdles horse, but making an emphatic start to his chase career, especially on debut at Carlisle when landing a Listed race by seven lengths.

The son of Saint Des Saints was a previous winner at Cheltenham over the smaller obstacles, landing a listed event in January 2020 and since then has finished third in a Grade Two at the same track whilst running a modest race at the festival in the Coral Cup.

Now chasing he looks to be a different proposition all together and on his chase debut looked to be something special, and franked that form next time out at Cheltenham when landing a four runner Novices' Chase at Prestbury Park.

He showed serious ability that day to win the event by 17 lengths from the smart Southfield Stone and Paint The Dream, with the latter winning last time out.

He is the one to beat and looks to be progressing into a smart novice chaser this term and although he would have preferred the race at Cheltenham, he should handle Wincanton.

DateCourseDistanceTypeWeightPosition
07/04/22AIN25GS11-74
18/03/22CHL26.5GS11-103
04/12/21AIN25Sft11-31
13/11/21CHL20Gd11-122
08/04/21AIN20GS11-41
Wincanton - January 09 2021
Wincanton 14:05
3
Daryl Jacob

Messire Des Obeaux

J:
 
Daryl Jacob
T:
 
Alan King
Age: 9
Weight: 11-0
OR: 147
Days: 25

The Alan King trained Messire Des Obeaux was a horse with bags of potential back in 2016/17 over hurdles winning the Grade Two Winter Novices Hurdle at Sandown and then backing that up at Newbury with the Grade One Challow Novices' Hurdle.

He then went to the Cheltenham festival in 2017 where he finished a good third behind Willoughy Court and Neon Wolf in the Ballymore Novices' Hurdle.

He was a horse with a huge future but was not seen for almost three years after picking up a sequence of injuries and returned in February at Huntingdon when finishing a fair fourth after so long off.

King has now decided to send him chasing and he made his return at Wincanton on debut and he managed to get off the mark in a decent Handicap Chase over 2m4f.

If finding the form of old he could be a superstar in the making and is a very interesting runner.

DateCourseDistanceTypeWeightPosition
23/03/21WET24GS11-8PU
06/02/21SAN20Hy11-44
09/01/21WCN20GS11-01
15/12/20WCN20Sft11-81
06/02/20HUN19.5GS11-84
Wincanton - January 09 2021
Wincanton 14:05
2
Tom Cannon

Lieutenant Rocco

J:
 
Tom Cannon
T:
 
Nick Mitchell
Age: 6
Weight: 11-0
OR: 137
Days: 28

The final runner of the three is the Nick Mitchell trained Lieutenant Rocco who like the other two runners was decent over hurdles winning twice, but it looks as though he is finding the step up to fences a little too much.

He made his debut in November at Chepstow over two miles and he finished third in a weak event but, next time out he was stepped up in trip and performed to a better standard.

He finished second of four at Cheltenham behind Fussil Raffles in a Novices' Chase over 2m4f and at one stage looked like winning the event.

Although this was a better run, this quality of race is better and its hard to see him beating the odds on favourite.

DateCourseDistanceTypeWeightPosition
12/02/22WAR20GS11-28
23/01/22LIN22Hy11-0PU
04/02/21FFO24Hy10-121
09/01/21WCN20GS11-03
12/12/20CHL20.5Sft11-02

Free Bets & Offers


🐎 £30 IN FREE HORSE RACING BETS WHEN YOU PLACE A £10 BET 🐎
New customers only. First single & e/w bet only odds of 1/1 or greater. 3 x £10 bet tokens. Free bet stakes are not included in returns. Free bets are only redeemable on horse racing. Free bets are non-withdrawable. No free bet expiry. Eligibility restrictions and further t&cs apply. 18+.
Claim offer
🟢 Bet £10 & Get £50 in free bets! 🟡
For new customers. Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of qualifying bets. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
🔸 BET £10 AND GET £30 IN FREE BETS! 🔸
New Customer offer. Place a min £10 bet on the Sportsbook on odds of min 1/2 (1.5), get £30 in Free Bets. Rewards valid for 30 days. SMS verification required. Only deposits via cards will qualify. T&Cs apply. Please Gamble Responsibly
Claim Bonus
🐎 BET £10 ON RACING & GET £40 IN FREE BETS (MOBILE ONLY) 🐎
18+. Play Safe. New customers using Promo code Z40 only, Min £10/€10 stake, min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 4 x £10/€10, free bets credited after settlement of first qualifying bet, free bets will expire 30 days after the qualifying bet is placed, payment method/player/country restrictions apply. See full terms below. #ad
Claim Bonus

🍀 Money Back as CASH up to £20 if your first bet loses! 🍀
New customers only. Place your FIRST bet on any Racing market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using cards will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
✅ BET £10 & GET £30 IN FREE BETS ✅
New UK, IE & Malta customers only. 18+. Min £10/€10 first deposit using Debit Card or Trustly. Place a bet of £10 at min odds of 1.5. Free bets expire in 90 days. Full T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
🏇🏼 50% UP TO £50 WELCOME BONUS 🏇🏼
18+ begambleaware.org; New bettors get 50% of deposit up to £50; Once per household; Min deposit £15 (no Skrill/Neteller); Wager a total of 8 times deposit + bonus, with max qualifying bet stake equal to your initial bonus amount; Bonus expires after 60 days; Min odds of 4/5 on singles, or 2/5 per leg for acca; Some bet types excluded; See full terms; See full terms; Terms apply; 18+
CLAIM HERE
🎉 BET £10 & GET £60 FREE BETS! 🎉
New UK customers only. Register using the promo code BETFRED60, deposit and place first bet of £10+ on Sports (cumulative Evens+). First bet must be on Sports. £20 in Free Bets to be used on Sports, £10 in Free Bets to be used on Lotto and 50 Free Spins (20p per spin) credited within 48 hours of bet settlement. Further £20 in Free Bets credited 5 days after settlement. Bonuses have a 7-day expiry. Payment restrictions apply. SMS verification and/or Proof of I.D and address may be required. Full T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
✅ GET A FREE BET UP TO £35 + 10 FREE SPINS ✅
If your account has Sportsbook losses at the end of your first day's betting, QuinnBet will refund 50% of your losses as a Free Bet up to £35 (min 3 bets) Plus 10 Free online casino spins at QuinnCasino. Even if your account is up, you're guaranteed a £5 Free Bet Plus 10 Free Spins provided you place at least 1 bet of £10 or greater at the minimum odds. T&Cs apply | 18+ New UK Customers Only | BeGambleAware.org
Claim Bonus
🔷 GET £30 IN FREE BETS WHEN YOU BET £10 🔷
Full T&C’s Apply. New customers on mobile only. 7 days to claim and stake £10 minimum bet at odds of 1.5 or greater to qualify. Free, void, cashed out or partially cashed out bets do not qualify. Max 3x £10 free bets credited on bet settlement. Free bets must be used on 4 or more selections with selection odds of 1.3 or greater. Free bets are non-withdrawable and stake not returned with winnings. 7 day expiry. 18+ BeGambleAware.org.
Claim Bonus
🔵 GET £20 IN FREE BETS WHEN YOU BET £5 🔵
18+ New UK & ROI Customers only. Min deposit £5. Min first £5 bet at minimum odds 1/2 to qualify for 1x 20 free bet. Certain deposit methods and bet types excl. Free bet valid for 7 days, stake not returned. Restrictions + T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
BET £10 & GET £35 IN BONUSES TO USE ON HORSE RACING
18+ New customers only. Opt in and bet £10 on any Horse Racing market at odds 2.00+ in 7 days. No cash out. Get 6x £5 Horse Racing free bets+ £5 slot bonus, 20x wagering to withdraw max £250. Free bets expire in 24h and bonuses in 7 days. Card payments only. T&Cs Apply, see below. | begambleaware.org | Please gamble responsibly
Claim Bonus
😍 UP TO £40 MONEY BACK AS BONUSES IF YOUR FIRST RACING BET LOSES + £10 CASINO BONUS!!! 😍
18+ begambleaware.org. New customers only. Min deposit £10. Money back as bonus if first racing bet loses. Wagering: sportsbook 3x at min. odds of 1.40 (2/5), casino 50x. Sports bonus must be wagered before using the casino bonus. Bonus expires 7 days after opt-in. Full T&Cs apply. #Ad.
Claim Bonus
🟠 BET £10 & GET £20 IN FREE BETS! 🟠
*New members. £10 min deposit & bet on sportsbook, placed & settled at 1.5 min odds within 14 days of sign-up. Win part of E/W bets. 2 non-withdrawable £10 Free Bet Tokens: accept in 7 days, valid for 7 days from crediting (ex. E/Ws & Multiples), stakes not returned. Click here for Rules & Exclusions. Bet Responsibly. BeGambleAware.org
CLAIM HERE
🔹 GET £30 IN BONUSES WHEN YOU BET £5 🔹
18+ New customers only. Opt in, bet £5 at odds 2.00+ within 7 days of registering, no cashout. Get 2x £10 Free Bets, set events at odds 2.00+. Plus a £10 Slot Bonus, selected games, wager 20x to withdraw max £250. 7 day bonus expiry. Card payments only. T&Cs apply, see below. begambleaware.org | Please gamble responsibly
Claim Bonus
💥 GET £20 IN FREE BETS WHEN YOU BET £5 ON RACING!!! 💥
18+ New UK+IRE Customers only. Certain deposit methods & bet types excl. Min first £/€5 bet within 14 days of account reg at min odds 1/2 to get 4x £/€5 free bets. Free bets valid for 7 days, stake not returned. Restrictions + T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
⚫️ GET A £30 MATCHED FREE BET IF YOUR FIRST FOOTBALL ACCA LOSES!!!! ⚫️
*New UK customers only. Min Deposit: £5. Maximum Free Bet: £30. First bet on a Football multiple with 3+ selections. Overall odds: 3.00 (2/1) or higher. Free Bets available upon settlement of the qualifying bet. Debit card deposits only. This is offer is valid for 7 days from your new account being registered. 18+ BeGambleAware.org Full terms apply.
Claim Bonus