attheraces.com Exclusive Barry Geraghty Blog Novices' Hurdle 2m

  • (4yo+, 2m, Class 4, 14 runners)
  • Winner £3,899 2nd £1,145 3rd £572 4th £286
  • Going: Good, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 1.40s
  • Off time: 12:40:51

Full Result

12:40 Plumpton
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 2 Electrolyser (IRE) N J Henderson 8 10-12 D Bass 11/4f
SP 11/4f Towards rear, hit 4th, headway before 3 out, chased winner before 2 out, led 2 out, kept on well from last opened 3/1
2nd 1 Come On Laurie (IRE) Mrs L Hill 5 10-12 Aidan Coleman 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up in rear, headway before and went 3rd 2 out, chased winner last, kept on and held run-in opened 16/1
3rd 11 10 Saffron Prince D G Bridgwater 5 10-12 T Scudamore 7/2
SP 7/2 Tracked leaders, led before 3rd, ridden before 2 out, headed 2 out, one pace in 3rd opened 4/1 touched 3/1
4th 1 7 Nesterenko (GER) N J Henderson 4 10-12 h A Tinkler 4/1
SP 4/1 Held up in rear, pushed along after 5th, in 6th place 2 out, weakened last opened 7/2
5th 4 Join The Clan (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 4 10-12 p1 A P McCoy 6/1
SP 6/1 Held up towards rear, headway before 2 out and in 4th, weakened after last opened 9/2
6th 9 9 Sadma J P Ferguson 4 10-12 D F O'Regan 16/1
SP 16/1 Held up behind and keen, headway 3 out, in 5th place before 2 out, weakened last opened 14/1
7th 4 12 Torero Mrs D Grissell 4 10-12 M Goldstein 33/1
SP 33/1 Held up mid-division, weakened after 3 out opened 50/1
8th 2 14 Mariet Miss S Smith 4 10-5 h W P Kavanagh (3) 50/1
SP 50/1 Held up towards rear, effort before 2 out, never dangerous opened 100/1
9th 7 11 Spartilla D O'Brien 4 10-12 Tom Cannon 66/1
SP 66/1 Held up mid-division, headway after 3 out, weakened next opened 100/1
10th 13 Yes I Will C E Longsdon 4 10-12 t N Fehily 14/1
SP 14/1 Tracked leaders and keen, weakened before 2 out
11th 13 3 Father Arthur R Rowe 5 10-12 L Aspell 100/1
SP 100/1 Tracked leader, pushed along and weakened before 3 out
12th 33 8 Querido (GER) P Butler 9 10-12 t Kielan Woods (3) 200/1
SP 200/1 Held up towards rear, pushed along and weakened after 3 out opened 100/1
13th 42 5 Meadstown (IRE) M B Shears 5 10-12 t1 M J Quinlan (3) 200/1
SP 200/1 Led, hit 2nd, headed before 3rd, weakened after 5th, tailed off opened 150/1
PU 6 Mr Spiggott (IRE) G L Moore 4 10-12 Joshua Moore (3) 12/1
SP 12/1 Tracked leaders, went 2nd before 6th, quickly faltered 3 out, soon pulled up opened 16/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £4.10 Tote Place £1.60 £3.30 £1.70 Straight Forecast £26.34 Exacta £32.00 Trifecta £158.60 Swingers 1&2 £6.10, 2&3 £7.60, 1&3 £3.20

Placepot £285.60, Pool: £86254.12, 220.43 winning tickets
Quadpot £48.30, Pool: £7774.24, 119.01 winning tickets

Analysis

David Bass: "He did it really well. He's not very big, but he was quick at his hurdles and enjoys it. He was rated about 110 on the Flat so he has so much ability. He's got form over two miles on the Flat so you'd imagine he'd get further."