Geoffrey Hewetson Memorial Novices' Handicap Hurdle 2m 7f 110y

  • (3yo+, 2m 7f 110y, Class 5, 5 runners)
  • Winner £2,053 2nd £598 3rd £299
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 6m 53.80s
  • Off time: 15:00:44

Full Result

15:00 Fakenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 5 Safferano (IRE) Tim Vaughan 7 11-10 R Johnson 7/4j
SP 7/4j Held up in rear, switched outside and in touch 10th, challenged 3 out, hit next, soon hard driven, 1 length down when switched right approaching last, ridden and stayed on to lead narrowly towards finish opened 2/1
2nd ½ 3 Burns Night P A Kirby 7 11-12 p Adam Nicol (5) 7/4j
SP 7/4j Tracked leader, led after 10th, 1 length clear and driven last, soon ridden, kept on until headed and no extra towards finish opened 6/4
3rd 4 Killegney M Gates 9 11-12 b1 Craig Nichol (7) 20/1
SP 20/1 Held up in 4th, ridden to chase leading pair after 3 out, soon outpaced, stayed on and chance approaching last, no extra flat opened 12/1
4th 13 1 Minella Ranger (IRE) P Henderson 7 11-12 T J O'Brien 8/1
SP 8/1 Tracked leading pair, lost place 3 out, soon ridden and behind, no chance with leaders from next opened 7/1 touched 10/1
5th 28 6 Why Always Me (IRE) C C Bealby 5 10-0 T Messenger 3/1
SP 3/1 Led, headed after 10th, soon ridden and lost place, weakened before 2 out, tailed off opened 5/1
NR 2 Brass Monkey (IRE) N B King 6 11-12 Trevor Whelan (3)

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.70 Tote Place £1.40 £1.50 Straight Forecast £5.63 Exacta £10.40 Trifecta £41.90

Placepot £810.70, Pool: £57937.46, 52.17 winning tickets
Quadpot £25.20, Pool: £4870.6, 142.8 winning tickets