Independent Newspaper Novices' Chase (Grade 2) 2m

  • (4yo+, 2m, Class A, 10 runners)
  • Winner £22,808
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 58.00s

Full Result

14:05 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 5 Accordion Etoile (IRE) Paul Nolan 6 11-5 J Cullen 5/2f
SP 5/2f Tracked leaders, ridden to chase leaders when pecked 3 out, chased leader when pecked again 2 out, 4 lengths down approaching last, rallied flat to lead final strides £15000-£5000 £6000-£2000(x2) £3000-£1000(x2) £1500-£500(x5) £1200-£400 £1100-£400 £2750-£1000 £2200-£800(x2) £1375-£500 £10000-£4000 £2500-£1000
2nd s.h 9 Tamarinbleu (FR) M C Pipe 5 11-5 A P McCoy 3/1
SP 3/1 Held up mid-division, headway 6th, hit next, led 3 out, ridden 2 out, weakening when headed last strides £5000-£1500(x2) £3000-£900(x2) £2000-£600(x2) £1000-£300(x2) £13000-£4000
3rd 6 6 Albuhera (IRE) P F Nicholls 7 11-5 t R Walsh 9/2
SP 9/2 Held up, headway to track leaders 7th, ridden 3 out, hit 2 out, soon held opened 4/1 £2250-£500(x3) £6000-£1500
4th 7 1 Davenport Democrat (IRE) W P Mullins 7 11-11 P Carberry 25/1
SP 25/1 Keen, led 2nd, ridden when headed 3 out, weakened approaching last
5th ½ 3 Chilling Place (IRE) P J Hobbs 6 11-9 R Johnson 3/1
SP 3/1 Prominent, ridden and weakened 3 out £1200-£400 £6000-£2000(x2) £3000-£1000(x3) £1500-£500(x3)
6th 26 2 Master Ofthe Chase (IRE) C F Swan 7 11-11 D J Casey 20/1
SP 20/1 Never a factor opened 25/1
7th 4 4 Va Vavoom (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 7 11-9 C Llewellyn 16/1
SP 16/1 Mid-division, weakened 7th opened 22/1 £4000-£200
8th dist 8 Only For Gold Dr P Pritchard 10 11-5 J Mogford 300/1
SP 300/1 In rear when mistake 2nd, lost touch from 4th, mistake next, soon tailed off
PU 7 Dabus M C Chapman 10 11-5 b K Johnson 300/1
SP 300/1 Tracking leaders and keen, lost place from 6th, well behind when pulled up 2 out opened 200/1
UR 10 Mattys Joy (IRE) D Loughnane 6 10-12 p D N Russell 66/1
SP 66/1 Led and mistake when unseated rider 1st

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £3.40 Tote Place £1.70 £1.70 £1.90 Straight Forecast £10.06 Exacta £13.40 Trifecta £75.90