Citipost Novices' Hurdle 2m 4f 110y

  • (4yo+, 2m 4f 110y, Class 2, 6 runners)
  • Winner £10,010 2nd £2,957 3rd £1,478 4th £739 5th £370 6th £186
  • Going: Good to Soft, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 7.20s
  • Off time: 14:11:18

Full Result

14:10 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 6 Whisper (FR) N J Henderson 5 11-4 B J Geraghty 9/4
SP 9/4 Chased leaders, not fluent 4th or 6th, challenged 2 out, ridden flat, led final 100 yards, stayed on well opened 7/2 £1750-£500
2nd 5 Valdez A King 6 11-4 W Hutchinson 12/1
SP 12/1 Took keen hold, held up, not fluent 6th, challenged 2 out, led approaching last, ridden flat, headed final 100 yards, stayed on, held by winner
3rd 14 3 Bob Ford (IRE) Miss R Curtis 6 11-4 A P McCoy 8/1
SP 8/1 Took keen hold, led, clear after 2nd until 4th, ridden and headed approaching last, soon beaten, went 3rd just after last, no chance with front pair opened 15/2
4th 7 2 Annacotty (IRE) M Keighley 5 11-4 Ian Popham 6/1
SP 6/1 Tracked leader, closed 5th, not fluent 3 out, soon pushed along, weakened approaching last, went 4th towards finish £4000-£500
5th ½ 1 Puffin Billy (IRE) O Sherwood 5 11-8 L Aspell 6/5f
SP 6/5f Held up in rear, took keen hold, mistake 3rd, hit 7th, closed 3 out, pushed along and tracking leaders after 2 out, 3rd and beaten when not fluent last, weakened and lost 2 places flat opened 1/1 touched 5/4 £1000-£800(x2) £500-£400(x4) £1250-£1000(x2) £625-£500 £1000-£1000 £500-£500 £400-£400 £500-£550 £1000-£1100
6th 44 7 Sankyouplease (IRE) M Scudamore 5 11-0 T Scudamore 100/1
SP 100/1 Chased leaders, jumped slowly 1st, soon lost place, not fluent 4th, last and losing touch from next, tailed off
NR 4 Karinga Dancer H Fry 7 11-4 Non Runner

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.30 Tote Place £1.50 £4.20 Straight Forecast £24.69 Exacta £20.00 Trifecta £58.40 Swingers 1&2 £1.90, 2&3 £3.10, 1&3 £2.60

Jackpot £265,825.12 carried forward to Cheltenham, 18th Apr
Placepot £3,944.60, Pool: £154744.03, 28.63 winning tickets
Quadpot £58.20, Pool: £10952.55, 139.1 winning tickets