Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle (Registered As The Baring Bingham Novices' Hurdle) (Grade 1) 2m 5f

  • (4yo+, 2m 5f, Class 1, 15 runners)
  • Winner £68,340 2nd £25,644 3rd £12,840 4th £6,396 5th £3,216 6th £1,608
  • Going: Good, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 54.90s
  • Off time: 13:32:31

Full Result

13:30 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 6 Faugheen (IRE) W P Mullins 6 11-7 R Walsh 6/4f
SP 6/4f Tracked leaders, went 2nd before 4 out where not fluent, led and hit 2 out, clear before last, stayed on strongly, impressive £1300-£800(x4) £3750-£2000 £30000-£20000 £18000-£12000 £6000-£4000 £3000-£2000(x3) £1500-£1000(x6) £1200-£800(x3) £900-£600 £6003750-£4002(x2)
2nd 1 Ballyalton (IRE) Ian Williams 7 11-7 W Kennedy 20/1
SP 20/1 Mid-division, headway and in touch 4 out, effort 2 out, ridden to chase winner before last, kept on when hard pressed for 2nd flat, no chance with winner opened 18/1
3rd ½ 12 Rathvinden (IRE) W P Mullins 6 11-7 P Townend 11/2
SP 11/2 Mid-division on outside, lost place 4 out, headway next, chased leaders when not much room and switched left before last, ridden and stayed on to press for 2nd flat, no chance with winner opened 6/1 £30000-£5000
4th 1 8 Killala Quay C E Longsdon 7 11-7 R Johnson 25/1
SP 25/1 Mid-division, chased leaders when mistake 3 out and again next, ridden and stayed on flat, no impression
5th 16 Twelve Roses K C Bailey 6 11-7 S Twiston-Davies 66/1
SP 66/1 Behind, outpaced 4 out, headway under pressure before 2 out, ridden and kept on from last, never reached leaders
6th 10 Lieutenant Colonel D T Hughes 5 11-7 B J Cooper 10/1
SP 10/1 In touch on outside, driven to chase leaders before 2 out, effort on outside between last 2, outpaced before last, ridden and weakened flat opened 12/1
7th 3 Cole Harden (IRE) W Greatrex 5 11-7 t G Sheehan 40/1
SP 40/1 Led, went left 1st, headed 2 out, soon ridden and lost place, no extra before last opened 50/1
8th 2 15 Shanahan's Turn (IRE) H De Bromhead 6 11-7 A E Lynch 50/1
SP 50/1 Raced keenly, tracked leaders, driven after 2 out, kept on same pace before last, weakened flat opened 40/1
9th 7 13 Red Sherlock D Pipe 5 11-7 T Scudamore 7/2
SP 7/2 Mid-division, headway and in touch 4 out, challenged 2 out, soon ridden, lost place when not much room and hampered before last, soon weakened opened 9/2
10th 21 5 Cup Final (IRE) N J Henderson 5 11-7 A P McCoy 16/1
SP 16/1 Mid-division on inside, pushed along 5th, weakened before 3 out £9000-£500
11th 8 2 Cocktails At Dawn N J Henderson 6 11-7 B J Geraghty 33/1
SP 33/1 In touch, lost place after 4 out, soon behind
12th ¾ 7 Fennell Bay (IRE) J P Ferguson 5 11-7 D F O'Regan 28/1
SP 28/1 Chased leaders on inside, lost place 4 out, weakened next opened 25/1
13th 8 9 Knock House (IRE) M R Channon 5 11-7 D Elsworth 50/1
SP 50/1 Behind, struggling 4 out, never dangerous
14th 4 Creepy (IRE) M Keighley 6 11-7 h Ian Popham 40/1
SP 40/1 Pressed leader on outside, not fluent 5th, driven and lost place before 4 out, weakened next
15th 50 11 Midnight Thunder (IRE) C L Tizzard 5 11-7 Brendan Powell 150/1
SP 150/1 Always behind, struggling 4 out, soon weakened, tailed off opened 100/1
NR 14 Royal Boy (FR) N J Henderson 7 11-7 B J Geraghty

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.30 Tote Place £1.60 £4.40 £2.00 Straight Forecast £36.46 Exacta £42.90 Trifecta £299.40 Swingers 1&2 £8.20, 2&3 £21.30, 1&3 £3.50

Jackpot £161,705.02 carried forward to Cheltenham, 13th Mar
Placepot £193.20, Pool: £1219633.1, 4607.3 winning tickets
Quadpot £56.20, Pool: £36117.49, 475.42 winning tickets