Brit Insurance Novices' Hurdle (grade 2) 3m

  • (4yo+, 3m, Class 1, 20 runners)
  • Winner £45,899
  • Going: Good to Soft, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 43.60s
  • Off time: 14:41:20

Full Result

14:35 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 20 Wichita Lineman (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 6 11-7 A P McCoy 11/8f
SP 11/8f Tracked leaders, hard ridden after 3 out, challenged next, just taking lead when left clear last, stayed on strongly opened 6/4 £3250-£2000(x3) £150000-£100000(x2) £60000-£40000(x2) £45000-£30000 £18000-£12000 £15000-£10000(x6) £9000-£6000 £6000-£4000(x8) £3000-£2000(x14) £1800-£1200 £1500-£1000(x6) £27500-£20000(x2) £13750-£10000 £11000-£8000 £8250-£6000 £6875-£5000(x2) £5500-£4000(x3) £1650-£1200 £1375-£1000
2nd 12 1 Air Force One (GER) C J Mann 5 11-7 N Fehily 25/1
SP 25/1 Held up towards rear, steady progress from 7th, ridden after 3 out, staying on but held when left 2nd last opened 33/1 £20000-£500
3rd 6 9 Itsa Legend A King 8 11-7 R Thornton 100/1
SP 100/1 Towards rear on outer, struggling 7th, headway after 3 out, stayed on well from next
4th 2 5 Flight Leader (IRE) C L Tizzard 7 11-7 J Tizzard 11/2
SP 11/2 Mid-division, headway 7th, outpaced and hampered 3 out, stayed on again approaching last £10000-£1600 £6000-£1000 £55000-£10000 £11000-£2000(x2) £5500-£1000
5th 3 12 Mac Federal (IRE) Miss S West 5 11-7 J Goldstein 100/1
SP 100/1 Mid-division, headway 7th, ridden after 3 out, one pace approaching last
6th ½ 14 Negus de Beaumont (FR) Ferdy Murphy 6 11-7 G Lee 40/1
SP 40/1 Mid-division, not fluent 2nd, driven along from 8th, stayed on from 2 out opened 33/1
7th nk 8 Here's Johnny (IRE) V R A Dartnall 8 11-7 M Batchelor 100/1
SP 100/1 Behind, reminders after 5th, good headway to chase leaders 3 out, soon ridden, weakened after next opened 80/1
8th 2 4 Chief Dan George (IRE) James Moffatt 7 11-7 p A Dempsey 20/1
SP 20/1 In touch, ridden after 3 out, weakened next £12500-£500
9th nk 10 Joaaci (IRE) D Pipe 7 11-7 pt Timmy Murphy 66/1
SP 66/1 Soon struggling in rear, some headway after 3 out, never troubled leaders
10th 1.5 15 Ornais (FR) P F Nicholls 5 11-7 t S Thomas 50/1
SP 50/1 Mid-division, ridden after 7th, weakened 2 out
11th 1.75 6 Hairy Molly (IRE) Joseph Crowley 7 11-7 B J Geraghty 7/1
SP 7/1 Tracked leaders, hit 1st and 6th, 3rd and ridden after 2 out, weakened before last opened 9/1 £45000-£5000 £10000-£1100 £40000-£5000 £8000-£1000(x2)
12th 11 18 Skippers Brig (IRE) L Lungo 6 11-7 K Mercer 66/1
SP 66/1 Mid-division, his 5th and 7th, soon struggling opened 50/1
13th 4 16 Secret Ploy H Morrison 7 11-7 b1 A Tinkler 28/1
SP 28/1 Towards rear, stumbled approaching 5th, some headway next, ridden 8th, weakened after 3 out opened 25/1
14th 8 11 Leading Run (IRE) N Meade 8 11-7 N P Madden 25/1
SP 25/1 Jumped right throughout, in touch, hit 6th, ridden after 3 out, weakened next £50000-£2000
15th 18 7 Head Held High (IRE) Mrs J Harrington 6 11-7 R M Power 40/1
SP 40/1 Never fluent in rear
16th 3.5 13 Mr Strachan (IRE) Mrs S J Smith 6 11-7 M O'connell 40/1
SP 40/1 Hit 6th, always towards rear
17th 3.5 17 Sir Jimmy Shand (IRE) N J Henderson 6 11-7 M A Fitzgerald 9/1
SP 9/1 Prominent, led after 4 until 3 out, soon ridden, weakened next £135000-£15000
PU 3 Celtic Major (IRE) Miss H Lewis 9 11-7 A Glassonbury 100/1
SP 100/1 Led until after 4th, gradually faded from 7th, tailed off and pulled up after 2 out
PU 19 Vinando C R Egerton 6 11-7 bt P J Brennan 50/1
SP 50/1 Mid-division until weakened quickly 9th, pulled up after 3 out
F 2 Black Harry (IRE) W P Mullins 7 11-7 R Walsh 13/2
SP 13/2 Tracked leaders, led on bit 3 out, ridden and headed well after 2 out, 1 length 2nd when fell last opened 7/1 £40000-£5000 £10000-£1200 £8000-£1000 £5000-£600 £35000-£5000 £21000-£3000 £7000-£1000

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.70 Tote Place £1.80 £7.50 £10.40 Straight Forecast £46.20 Exacta £70.30 Trifecta £5,242.80

Jackpot £570,593.00 carried forward to Uttoxeter, 17th Mar
Placepot £387.50, Pool: £908960.1, 1712.35 winning tickets
Quadpot £58.80, Pool: £35970.45, 452.0 winning tickets
PlaceSix £378.44
PlaceFive £85.56