Roy Blandford 65 Years At Cheltenham Novices' Chase 3m 110y

  • (5yo+, 3m 110y, Class 2, 6 runners)
  • Winner £12,512 2nd £3,696 3rd £1,848 4th £924 5th £462 6th £232
  • Going: Good, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 6m 17.10s
  • Off time: 13:15:42

Full Result

13:15 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 2 Le Bec (FR) Miss E C Lavelle 5 11-4 N Fehily 3/1
SP 3/1 Tracked leader, led soon after 4 out, hard pressed 2 out, ridden before last, held on gamely flat opened 4/1 £2000-£500
2nd ¾ 3 Shutthefrontdoor (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 6 11-4 A P McCoy 9/4j
SP 9/4j Held up in last pair, took closer order halfway, went 2nd 3 out, challenged on inside approaching next, every chance last, ridden and kept on flat, held near finish £1500-£600 £1000-£400 £2250-£1000 £1800-£800 £900-£400 £1000-£500 £750-£400
3rd 6 Sam Winner (FR) P F Nicholls 6 10-13 D A Jacob 10/1
SP 10/1 Tracked leaders, headway 3 out, challenged between rivals approaching next, every chance until ridden and one pace in clear 3rd flat opened 17/2
4th 23 4 African Gold (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 5 10-13 t S Twiston-Davies 9/4j
SP 9/4j Tracked leading pair, effort on inside when hampered 3 out, soon outpaced, no chance with leading trio before next £1375-£500 £4500-£2000(x2) £2250-£1000 £1000-£500
5th 5 Bob Ford (IRE) Miss R Curtis 6 10-13 T Scudamore 25/1
SP 25/1 Led, not fluent 14th, hit 4 out, soon headed, outpaced when not fluent and went left next, weakened before 2 out opened 20/1 touched 28/1
6th 7 1 White Star Line (IRE) D T Hughes 9 11-7 B J Cooper 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up in last pair, outpaced 3 out, no chance with leaders before next

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £3.60 Tote Place £2.10 £2.10 Straight Forecast £10.25 Exacta £12.20 Trifecta £54.80 Swingers 1&2 £2.40, 2&3 £3.90, 1&3 £4.00

Jackpot £40,017.69 carried forward to Cheltenham, 17th Nov
Placepot £149.40, Pool: £324052.7, 1582.51 winning tickets
Quadpot £55.30, Pool: £24092.62, 321.9 winning tickets