Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (Registered As The Spa Novices' Hurdle) (Grade 1) 3m

  • (4yo+, 3m, Class 1, 18 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: 5m 50.50s
  • Off time: 14:53:28

Full Result

14:40 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 20 Very Wood (FR) N Meade 5 11-7 p1 P Carberry 33/1
SP 33/1 Held up, headway approaching 2 out, switched left and went close 2nd last, soon led, stayed on well to draw clear final 150 yards
2nd 7 Deputy Dan (IRE) O Sherwood 6 11-7 L Aspell 10/1
SP 10/1 Tracked leaders, challenged after 3 out, led after 2 out, went 3rd lengths clear off home bend, jumped slowly last, soon headed, no impression on winner flat, kept on same pace opened 14/1 £20000-£1400
3rd s.h 1 Apache Jack (IRE) D T Hughes 6 11-7 B J Geraghty 20/1
SP 20/1 Held up in touch, not fluent 3 out, went 2nd approaching last, still close 3rd when not fluent at hurdle, no impression on winner after, kept on same pace opened 25/1 £25000-£1000
4th 5 5 Champagne West (IRE) P J Hobbs 6 11-7 R Johnson 14/1
SP 14/1 Held up, not fluent 5th, steady headway from 8th, ridden and disputing close 3rd 2 out, 4th and one pace before last, no impression opened 16/1 £10000-£600(x2)
5th 21 10 Masters Hill (IRE) C L Tizzard 8 11-7 J Tizzard 66/1
SP 66/1 Tracked leaders, ridden after 3 out, weakened before 2 out where mistake
6th 9 17 Sausalito Sunrise (IRE) P J Hobbs 6 11-7 T J O'Brien 50/1
SP 50/1 Mid-division, headway 9th, pushed along after 3 out, lost place before next, well beaten when hampered last
7th 10 19 Urban Hymn (FR) J M Jefferson 6 11-7 B Hughes 14/1
SP 14/1 Took keen hold, prominent, led 4th, hit 8th and headed, weakened before 2 out opened 16/1 £8000-£500
8th 6 Cogry N A Twiston-Davies 5 11-7 S Twiston-Davies 66/1
SP 66/1 Held up towards rear, ridden after 7th, well behind after 3 out
PU 4 Captain Cutter (IRE) N J Henderson 7 11-7 A P McCoy 7/1
SP 7/1 Mid-division, mistake 8th, headway 9th, ridden after 2 out, 6th and no chance with leaders when eased and pulled up before last opened 8/1 £40000-£5000
PU 9 Madness Light (FR) W Greatrex 5 11-7 t G Sheehan 100/1
SP 100/1 Mid-division, ridden after 6th, lost place from next, well beaten 3 out, pulled up before next
PU 11 Mosspark (IRE) Miss E C Lavelle 6 11-7 Aidan Coleman 20/1
SP 20/1 Mid-division, lost place before 6th, well behind 3 out, pulled up before next
PU 13 Prince Siegfried (FR) J P Ferguson 8 11-7 D F O'Regan 100/1
SP 100/1 Took keen hold, held up in rear, hampered 8th, behind next, pulled up before last opened 66/1
PU 14 Regal Diamond (IRE) P Bowen 6 11-7 J E Moore 100/1
SP 100/1 Tracked leaders, lost place before 2nd, ridden and struggling after 6th, behind 9th, pulled up before last
PU 16 Saint Roque (FR) P F Nicholls 8 11-7 t N Fehily 50/1
SP 50/1 Mid-division on outside, headway approaching 7th, tracking leaders when hit 2 out, soon beaten, eased heavily and pulled up before last opened 66/1
PU 18 The Job Is Right M Hourigan 6 11-7 b A P Heskin 80/1
SP 80/1 Prominent, mistake 1st, lost place approaching 3 out, soon behind, pulled up before last
F 3 Briar Hill (IRE) W P Mullins 6 11-7 D J Casey 2/1f
SP 2/1f Held up in touch, fell 7th opened 15/8 £4500-£2000 £20000-£10000 £16000-£8000 £10000-£5000 £6000-£3000 £2000-£1000 £600-£300 £1875-£1000 £700-£400
F 8 Kings Palace (IRE) D Pipe 6 11-7 T Scudamore 5/2
SP 5/2 Led until after 4th, stayed prominent, led again 8th, headed after 2 out, 5th and weakening when fell last opened 11/4 £15000-£5000 £9000-£3000 £6000-£2000 £5500-£2000 £2750-£1000 £1650-£600
F 15 Rydon Pynes M Hill 6 11-7 Hadden Frost 66/1
SP 66/1 In touch, ridden and lost place 7th, fell next
WD 12 Port Melon (IRE) P F Nicholls 6 11-7 D A Jacob 33/1
NR 2 Blakemount (IRE) Mrs S J Smith 6 11-7 Ryan Mania

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £51.90 Tote Place £8.30 £2.60 £4.40 Straight Forecast £315.12 Exacta £661.30 Trifecta £4,910.40 Swingers 1&2 £89.30, 2&3 £24.70, 1&3 £103.40

Jackpot £445,723.22 carried forward to Uttoxeter, 15th Mar
Placepot £44,616.30, Pool: £1295966.1, 21.2 winning tickets
Quadpot £2,700.20, Pool: £62580.81, 17.15 winning tickets