John Oaksey National Hunt Chase (Amateur Riders' Novices' Chase) 4m

  • (5yo+, 4m, Class 2, 16 runners)
  • Winner £50,966 2nd £15,920 3rd £7,956 4th £3,978 5th £1,989 6th £1,003
  • Going: Good to Soft, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 8m 32.20s
  • Off time: 13:30:17

Full Result

13:30 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 1 Back In Focus (IRE) W P Mullins 8 11-6 Mr P W Mullins 9/4f
SP 9/4f Tracked leaders, hit 20th, driven and outpaced in 3rd after 3 out, left 3 lengths 2nd next, ridden and rallied flat, stayed on to lead towards finish £20000-£8000 £15000-£6000(x4) £12500-£5000 £5000-£2000 £2500-£1000 £2000-£800 £11250-£5000 £9000-£4000(x2) £4500-£2000(x2) £2250-£1000 £2250-£1000
2nd ½ 15 Tofino Bay (IRE) D T Hughes 10 11-6 p Ms N Carberry 8/1
SP 8/1 Pecked 2nd, pressed leader on outside, driven to lead narrowly after 3 out, narrow advantage when left 3 lengths clear next, ridden and stride shortened flat, headed and no extra towards finish £8000-£1000
3rd 19 5 Godsmejudge (IRE) A King 7 11-6 Mr N De Boinville 7/1
SP 7/1 Tracked leaders, driven and outpaced 3 out, went 3rd after 2 out, kept on same pace, just held on for 3rd, no chance with front pair
4th hd 2 Buddy Bolero (IRE) D Pipe 7 11-6 Mr J J Codd 7/1
SP 7/1 Held up in touch on inside, not fluent 20th, chased leaders 4 out, ridden and no impression before 2 out, kept on under pressure flat, just failed for 3rd opened 6/1 £5000-£700
5th 9 Our Island (IRE) Tim Vaughan 8 11-6 v Mr B Gibbs 50/1
SP 50/1 Mid-division, headway and in touch on outside 18th, driven 3 out, no impression with leaders before next
6th 25 8 Highland Lodge (IRE) Miss E C Lavelle 7 11-6 Mr B O'Neill 16/1
SP 16/1 Made most until after 3 out, soon ridden and outpaced, left 3rd briefly when hampered next, weakened last opened 20/1 £16000-£1000
7th 48 4 Emperor's Choice (IRE) Miss V Williams 6 11-6 Mr W Biddick 11/1
SP 11/1 Mid-division, lost place 13th, soon behind, struggling 16th, no danger after, tailed off opened 16/1 touched 10/1
8th 13 10 Present To You (IRE) D G Bridgwater 8 11-6 Mr S Drinkwater 200/1
SP 200/1 Mid-division on inside, lost place 16th, soon behind, no danger after, tailed off opened 150/1
PU 3 Drawn N Drank (IRE) E Bolger 7 11-6 Mr J T McNamara 28/1
SP 28/1 Always in rear, lost touch 16th, tailed off when pulled up before 20th opened 40/1 touched 33/1
PU 6 Hawkes Point P F Nicholls 8 11-6 Mr S Clements 20/1
SP 20/1 Mid-division, reminder 21st, outpaced before 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up before next opened 12/1
PU 7 Heathyards Flyer N Lampard 10 11-6 Mr Joshua Newman 100/1
SP 100/1 In touch on outside, lost place 13th, soon behind, struggling 16th, pulled up before 2 out
PU 12 Rose Of The Moon (IRE) D O'Meara 8 11-6 t Mr T Greenall 12/1
SP 12/1 Tracked leaders, hampered and lost place 18th, soon outpaced, not recover and pulled up before 21st opened 14/1
F 11 Rival D'estruval (FR) Miss P Robson 8 11-6 Mr Derek O'Connor 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up behind, headway into mid-division 14th, tracked leaders 20th, forced through between horses to lead briefly after 3 out, upsides and every chance when fell next
F 16 Top Smart J W Mullins 7 11-6 Mr M P Fogarty 66/1
SP 66/1 Towards rear, headway into mid-division when hit 15th, not fluent 20th, pushed along in 9th when fell 4 out
UR 13 Sacred Mountain J Walton 12 11-6 Miss C Walton 200/1
SP 200/1 Always behind, struggling 20th, never dangerous, pulling up when stumbled and unseated rider on bend before 2 out
UR 14 Scampi Boy (IRE) P R Webber 9 11-6 Mr J Sherwood 150/1
SP 150/1 Soon in touch, 7th when blundered and unseated rider 18th

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.50 Tote Place £1.30 £2.40 £2.30 Straight Forecast £18.03 Exacta £16.80 Trifecta £76.60 Swingers 1&2 £4.50, 2&3 £8.10, 1&3 £4.60

Jackpot £53,045.23 carried forward to Cheltenham, 14th Mar
Placepot £343.00, Pool: £834585.44, 1776.15 winning tickets
Quadpot £164.20, Pool: £27513.48, 123.95 winning tickets