Weatherbys Bank Novices' Hurdle 2m

  • (4yo+, 2m, Class 4, 17 runners)
  • Winner £3,899 2nd £1,145 3rd £572 4th £286
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 0.40s
  • Off time: 13:05:58

Full Result

13:05 Kempton Park
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 1 Volnay De Thaix (FR) N J Henderson 4 11-5 B J Geraghty 15/8f
SP 15/8f Tracked leader, led before 2 out, clear before last, eased towards finish opened 2/1 £1000-£400(x2)
2nd 11 7 Devon Drum P R Webber 5 10-12 L Treadwell 11/4
SP 11/4 Chased leaders in 5th, went 2nd before last, kept on and always well held by winner opened 7/2
3rd 4 Cape Breton P R Chamings 7 10-12 Nico de Boinville (5) 50/1
SP 50/1 In touch, went 6th before 2 out, went 5th before last, kept on to take 3rd place run-in
4th 3 Bugler's Dream (USA) J P Ferguson 5 10-12 D F O'Regan 12/1
SP 12/1 Tracked leaders, ridden before last, no extra run-in, went 4th place close home opened 14/1 touched 11/1
5th s.h 2 Ballygrooby Bertie (IRE) F M O'Brien 5 10-12 t P J Brennan 25/1
SP 25/1 Mid-division, headway before 2 out, soon every chance, ridden and lost 3rd place run-in, lost 4th place close home
6th 5 Chalk It Down (IRE) W Greatrex 4 10-12 A P McCoy 8/1
SP 8/1 Led and wide, pushed along and headed before 2 out, weakened before last opened 5/1
7th ¾ 12 Mr Fickle (IRE) G L Moore 4 10-12 Joshua Moore (3) 33/1
SP 33/1 Mid-division, effort before 2 out, never dangerous opened 40/1
8th 17 Norfolk Sky Mrs L J Mongan 4 10-5 Nathan Adams (10) 20/1
SP 20/1 In touch, jumped right and not fluent 4 out, weakened before 2 out opened 25/1
9th 3 8 Grand March K C Bailey 4 10-12 J M Maguire (5) 50/1
SP 50/1 Always towards rear
10th 15 Seedling C R Egerton 4 10-12 h S Twiston-Davies 9/2
SP 9/2 Behind, blundered 3 out, never dangerous opened 5/1 touched 4/1
11th 13 No Routine (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 4 10-12 D C Costello 66/1
SP 66/1 Towards rear, ridden before 2 out, never dangerous
12th 16 Mariet Miss S Smith 4 10-5 h W P Kavanagh (3) 66/1
SP 66/1 Towards rear, weakened after 3 out
13th 1 6 Dan's Wee Man Andrew Turnell 4 10-12 James Banks (5) 66/1
SP 66/1 Towards rear, blundered and weakened 4 out, soon reminders
14th 13 14 Qasser (IRE) H Whittington 4 10-12 J M Davies 66/1
SP 66/1 Always towards rear
15th 8 10 Join The Clan (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 4 10-12 R P Mclernon 40/1
SP 40/1 Tracked leaders, ridden before 2 out, never dangerous opened 50/1
16th 29 9 Iguacu R J Price 9 10-12 R Johnson 66/1
SP 66/1 Towards rear, went left 1st, behind and outpaced before 3 out opened 50/1
PU 18 Sister Guru P Hedger 4 10-5 C Wallis (5) 66/1
SP 66/1 In rear, pulled up before 4th
NR 11 King's Opus (IRE) K C Bailey 4 10-12 J M Maguire

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.30 Tote Place £1.60 £2.00 £8.30 Straight Forecast £6.56 Exacta £9.50 Trifecta £358.70 Swingers 1&2 £2.30, 2&3 £34.00, 1&3 £27.40

Placepot £11.40, Pool: £74854.24, 4787.71 winning tickets
Quadpot £9.40, Pool: £4909.28, 382.65 winning tickets

Analysis

Barry Geraghty: "He is a big baby, but I would say he has an engine on him. He'll just take small steps for now, I would imagine."