E.B.F. 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle (Qualifier) 2m 3f

  • (4-6yo, 2m 3f, Class 4, 16 runners)
  • Winner £3,578 2nd £1,050 3rd £525 4th £262
  • Going: Good, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 41.60s
  • Off time: 14:44:00

Full Result

14:40 Newbury
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 11 Pride In Battle (IRE) A King 5 10-12 W Hutchinson 15/2
SP 15/2 Tracked leaders, headway to challenge on inside 3 out, led last, soon edged right, ridden and hard pressed flat, held on towards finish opened 9/1 touched 7/1
2nd ¾ 2 Cucumber Run (IRE) N J Henderson 5 10-12 B J Geraghty 13/8f
SP 13/8f Tracked leaders, headway 3 out, challenged next, hit last, ridden and every chance flat, kept on, held towards finish £1600-£800 £800-£400 £1500-£800(x8) £750-£400(x2) £562-£300 £2800-£1600 £1400-£800(x11) £700-£400(x6) £650-£400(x2) £1050-£700
3rd 4 9 Ohio Gold (IRE) C L Tizzard 4 10-12 J Tizzard 10/3
SP 10/3 Tracked leaders, hung left 3 out, soon ridden, kept on under pressure to go 3rd flat, no impression with leading pair opened 7/2 touched 3/1
4th 5 1 Court By Surprise (IRE) Miss E C Lavelle 5 11-5 S Thomas 8/1
SP 8/1 With leader, led narrowly after 3rd, hard pressed when not fluent 2 out, ridden and headed when not fluent again last, kept on same pace, no impression when lost 3rd flat
5th 5 6 Lord Liath (IRE) A King 4 10-12 Charlie Huxley (3) 33/1
SP 33/1 Mid-division, chased leaders 3 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace, no impression approaching last
6th 5 Lexicon Lad (IRE) T R George 5 10-12 P J Brennan 7/1
SP 7/1 Led to after 3rd, with leader, lost place 3 out, soon ridden and one pace opened 10/1
7th 8 4 Empire Builder (IRE) Mrs Caroline Bailey 4 10-12 A Thornton 100/1
SP 100/1 Mid-divison on inside, chased leaders 3 out, soon one pace, weakened from next
8th 8 No Secrets (IRE) W Greatrex 6 10-12 J E Moore 11/1
SP 11/1 In touch, mistake 2nd, driven and outpaced when hit 3 out, weakened next
9th 13 Salut Honore (FR) A M Hales 4 10-12 Felix De Giles 150/1
SP 150/1 Held up, always towards rear
10th ½ 10 Our Columbus (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 6 10-12 S Twiston-Davies (3) 25/1
SP 25/1 Tracked leaders, mistake 4 out, soon outpaced, weakened next opened 22/1
11th 15 16 Lady Kayf M D I Usher 6 10-5 D Crosse 200/1
SP 200/1 Always behind opened 150/1
12th 6 12 Ratify B G Powell 6 10-12 Aidan Coleman 66/1
SP 66/1 Mid-division, hit 6th, outpaced 3 out, soon weakened
13th 7 15 Willy Be Lucky (IRE) J W Mullins 4 10-12 Jimmy Derham (3) 100/1
SP 100/1 Mid-division, lost place when mistake 4 out, soon behind opened 80/1
14th ½ 3 Eldred (IRE) N J Henderson 4 10-12 A Tinkler 33/1
SP 33/1 Mid-division on outside, headway and in touch 3rd, lost place after 4 out, weakened quickly before next
15th 8 7 No Obligation (IRE) B G Powell 5 10-12 Matt O'connor (5) 150/1
SP 150/1 Towards rear, lost touch after 4 out opened 125/1
16th dist 14 Stealing Time (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 5 10-12 Mr Alan Berry (3) 125/1
SP 125/1 Awkward and went right start, raced keenly in rear, headway into mid-division on outside 5th, lost place after 4 out, soon weakened, tailed off

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £8.00 Tote Place £2.30 £1.50 £1.50 Straight Forecast £19.96 Exacta £23.60 Swingers 1&2 £3.70, 2&3 £2.20, 1&3 £4.90

Jackpot £5,803.00 carried forward to Towcester, 16th Dec
Placepot £190.00, Pool: £64632.03, 248.3 winning tickets
Quadpot £67.40, Pool: £4618.42, 50.68 winning tickets