Citipost Novices' Handicap Hurdle 3m

  • (4yo+, 3m, Class 3, 17 runners)
  • Winner £6,256 2nd £1,848 3rd £924 4th £462 5th £231 6th £116
  • Going: Good to Soft, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 6m 6.60s
  • Off time: 16:20:38

Full Result

16:20 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 11 Abnaki (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 7 11-3 p Maurice Linehan (7) 22/1
SP 22/1 Mid-division, headway after 3 out, led approaching last, stayed on well opened 20/1
2nd 3 2 Water Garden (FR) D Pipe 6 11-11 p Timmy Murphy 5/1j
SP 5/1j Held up, headway on outside from 7th, close up when bumped 2 out, brought stands side on bend before last, soon every chance, ridden and stayed on flat, no impression on winner final 200 yards opened 6/1 touched 9/2
3rd 4 4 Barlow (IRE) W Greatrex 5 11-9 P J Brennan 7/1
SP 7/1 Tracked leaders, went 2nd 9th, led approaching 2 out, ridden and headed before last, stayed on same pace flat opened 8/1
4th 7 18 The Musical Guy (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 6 11-0 William Twiston-Davies (7) 12/1
SP 12/1 Held up in mid-division, mistake 7th, not fluent and hampered 2 out, outpaced approaching last, stayed on flat, no impression on leaders opened 20/1
5th 4 17 Dusky Bob (IRE) B Ellison 7 11-1 Felix De Giles 15/2
SP 15/2 Held up towards rear, headway approaching 3 out, ridden 2 out, soon beaten opened 10/1
6th 1 10 Benbens (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 7 11-4 S Twiston-Davies 5/1j
SP 5/1j Mid-division, headway when hit 8th, went 2nd after 2 out, 4th and beaten when blundered last, weakened flat opened 4/1
7th 7 5 Cocacobana (IRE) G McPherson 7 11-7 Killian Moore (7) 12/1
SP 12/1 Held up in mid-division, not fluent 8th, headway approaching 3 out, weakened before last opened 11/1
8th 7 15 Arbeo (IRE) Mrs D Grissell 6 11-2 S Thomas 14/1
SP 14/1 Mid-division, not fluent 6th, headway approaching 3 out, ridden 2 out, soon weakened, mistake last opened 12/1
9th 24 16 Mystic Appeal (IRE) J Scott 6 11-2 Nick Scholfield 16/1
SP 16/1 Not fluent in rear 1st or 2nd, always behind, tailed off after 3 out opened 25/1
10th 19 19 Wiesentraum (GER) Mrs L Wadham 6 10-13 p1 L Aspell 20/1
SP 20/1 With leader, mistake 3rd, led 6th, hit 8th, headed before 2 out where mistake, soon weakened, tailed off
11th 12 Jonny Rye (IRE) M Appleby 8 11-3 C Wallis (5) 50/1
SP 50/1 Tracked leaders, not fluent, weakened 3 out, tailed off opened 40/1
12th 35 14 Psi (USA) G L Moore 7 11-2 Joshua Moore (5) 20/1
SP 20/1 Always in rear, tailed off after 3 out
PU 3 Gleann Eagas (IRE) Miss E C Lavelle 5 11-10 D C Costello 33/1
SP 33/1 Led until not fluent 6th, blundered when losing place 9th, soon weakened, pulled up after 3 out
PU 20 Lucky Mix P J Hobbs 6 10-11 R Johnson 20/1
SP 20/1 Tracked leaders until 7th, behind before 3 out, soon pulled up opened 22/1
PU 13 Miracle House (IRE) Tim Vaughan 8 11-2 t1 Aidan Coleman 16/1
SP 16/1 Tracked leaders, mistake 7th, lost place approaching 3 out, soon behind, pulled up before next opened 14/1
PU 1 Rossmore Lad (IRE) C E Longsdon 7 11-12 p J M Maguire 14/1
SP 14/1 Prominent, mistake 6th, ridden after 9th, lost place approaching 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up after 3 out opened 12/1
PU 6 Sixty Something (FR) P R Webber 6 11-7 D Elsworth 20/1
SP 20/1 Led into start, always behind, tailed off after 3 out, pulled up before last
NR 7 Round Tom (FR) P F Nicholls 7 11-7 D A Jacob
NR 8 Teenage Kicks (IRE) P Gundry 7 11-6 Mr R G Henderson (7)
NR 9 Twentyfourcarat (IRE) Ian Williams 7 11-6 R Thornton

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £34.10 Tote Place £5.50 £2.00 £2.00 £4.20 Straight Forecast £124.57 Exacta £221.70 Trifecta £0.00 Swingers 1&2 £22.60, 2&3 £8.80, 1&3 £50.00

Jackpot £28,493.65 carried forward to Newmarket, 19th Apr
Placepot £216.50, Pool: £126310.17, 425.85 winning tickets
Quadpot £23.00, Pool: £9687.87, 310.43 winning tickets