Lloyd Grimme Novices' Chase 2m 1f
- (5yo+, 2m 1f, Class 3, 3 runners)
- Winner £6,498 2nd £1,908 3rd £954 4th £477
- Going: Heavy
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 4m 47.00s
- Off time: 13:41:14
|8||161 11-7||S Gollings||A P McCoy||142||6/4|
Kruzhlinin (GER) 54
|6||161 11-7||D McCain Jnr||J M Maguire||133||6/1|
Poole Master 33
|8||154 11-0||D Pipe||T Scudamore||139||10/11f|
||8||11-4||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||5/4|
Kruzhlinin (GER) 5-2 (11-3) Jumped left throughout, led until 2nd, remained prominent, hit 6th, hard ridden 4 out, weakened after next, modest 4th, 4th of 5, 45l behind Majala (11-3) at Haydock 2m nov chs (2) hvy in Dec.
Conquisto 5-1 (11-7) Tracked winner throughtout, no impression from 3 out, 2nd of 4, 25l behind Overturn (11-7) at Doncaster 2m 3f nov chs (4) gs in Jan.
Poole Master 11-8fav (11-0) Led, ridden before last, kept on and headed towards finish, 2nd of 7, 1l behind Fourjacks (11-0) at Wetherby 2m 4f nov chs (4) sft in Jan.