British Stallion Studs / Pyments Quantity Surveyors E.B.F. 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle (Qualifier) 2m 1f

  • (4-6yo, 2m 1f, Class 3, 8 runners)
  • Winner £7,507 2nd £2,218 3rd £1,109 4th £554 5th £277 6th £139
  • Going: Heavy (Soft in places; Cross Country: Soft, Heavy in places)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 34.20s
  • Off time: 15:40:58

Full Result

15:40 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 5 Melodic Rendezvous J Scott 6 10-12 Nick Scholfield 4/1
SP 4/1 Mid-division, smooth headway to track leaders 2 out, not clear run and switched left approaching last, ridden to lead flat, kept on £1800-£400(x2) £2000-£500
2nd ¾ 7 Royal Boy (FR) N J Henderson 5 10-12 B J Geraghty 6/1
SP 6/1 Held up mainly in 4th, tracked leaders on outside 2 out, came towards stands side rail and effort before last, soon ridden, stayed on to take 2nd final 100 yards, not reach winner opened 5/1 £2750-£500
3rd 1 Eduard (IRE) N G Richards 4 11-4 D N Russell 7/2
SP 7/2 Bumped 1st, tracked leading pair, effort between last 2, led last, soon ridden, headed flat, no extra in 3rd final 100 yards £1600-£400 £2800-£800
4th 2 Imperial Leader (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 4 11-4 S Twiston-Davies 12/1
SP 12/1 Not fluent 1st, tracked clear leader, disputed lead after 2nd, ridden and every chance before last, kept on same pace flat opened 11/1
5th 1 6 Mr Watson (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 5 10-12 A P McCoy 12/1
SP 12/1 Raced keenly, led and clear until hung right and joined on bend after 2nd, driven after 2 out, headed last, weakened flat opened 14/1 touched 8/1
6th 8 Village Vic (IRE) P J Hobbs 5 10-12 R Johnson 11/4f
SP 11/4f Held up in last pair, headway and in touch 2 out, driven between last 2, one pace when switched inside before last, weakened flat opened 5/2
7th 3 Valdez A King 5 11-4 R Thornton 8/1
SP 8/1 Mid-division, tracked leaders on inside 2 out, effort and every chance betwen last 2, soon ridden, weakened flat opened 15/2 £3200-£400
8th 71 4 Dr Dreamy (IRE) Miss C Dyson 5 10-12 Gerald Quinn (7) 200/1
SP 200/1 Held up in last pair, driven after 3 out, weakened next, tailed off

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £4.50 Tote Place £1.90 £2.30 £1.60 Straight Forecast £26.07 Exacta £27.80 Trifecta £170.80 Swingers 1&2 £6.30, 2&3 £4.10, 1&3 £3.50

Jackpot £54,926.67 carried forward to Doncaster, 15th Dec
Placepot £623.40, Pool: £151134.39, 176.96 winning tickets
Quadpot £44.30, Pool: £18688.73, 312.02 winning tickets