E.b.f 'national Hunt' Novices' Hurdle (qualifier) 2m 3f 110y

  • (4-7yo, 2m 3f 110y, Class 3, 13 runners)
  • Winner £5,529
  • Going: Soft, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 5.00s
  • Off time: 14:30:18

Full Result

14:30 Taunton
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 1 Wishfull Thinking P J Hobbs 7 11-11 R Johnson 11/8f
SP 11/8f Chased leaders, blundered 1st, tracked leader from 3rd, led 7th, ridden after 2 out, joined and strongly pressed when left clear last, driven out flat opened 5/4 £1100-£800(x2)
2nd 7 5 Grands Crus (FR) D Pipe 5 11-5 t1 T Scudamore (3) 66/1
SP 66/1 Held up towards rear, steady headway after 3 out, 3rd next, keeping on same pace and no chance when left modest 2nd last
3rd 20 9 Restezen D'armor (FR) C E Longsdon 5 11-5 P J Brennan 100/1
SP 100/1 Held up towards rear, steady headway from 3 out, hard driven before next, went poor 3rd soon after last
4th 4 Express Leader P F Nicholls 7 11-5 Christian Williams 5/2
SP 5/2 Not always fluent, chased leaders, mistake 2nd, 3rd and pushed along after 3 out, weakened before next opened 3/1
5th 3 Ethiopia R H Buckler 7 11-5 Nathan Sweeney (10) 200/1
SP 200/1 Held up towards rear, some headway 5th, weakened 3 out opened 150/1
6th 3 12 Stormhoek (IRE) A King 5 11-5 R Thornton 7/2
SP 7/2 Held up in mid division, mistake 7th, weakened soon after 3 out opened 9/2
7th 6 11 Sean Thornton (IRE) R H Buckler 6 11-5 Harry Skelton (3) 100/1
SP 100/1 Chased leaders, chased winner 3 out, ridden and weakened before next
8th 1 7 Pennellis (FR) P F Nicholls 6 11-5 Nick Scholfield 33/1
SP 33/1 Held up in rear, some headway after 3 out, soon ridden and weakened before next
9th dist 8 Quiet Bob (IRE) P J Hobbs 7 11-5 R Flint (3) 100/1
SP 100/1 Chased clear leader to 3rd, mid-division until dropped to rear afte 5th, tailed off
PU 2 Beyond Moonbeams J D Frost 6 11-5 Hadden Frost (3) 50/1
SP 50/1 Always behind, tailed off when mistake 3 out, pulled up before last
PU 13 Loana Shell G L Moore 5 10-12 P Hide 100/1
SP 100/1 Held up towards rear, weakened before 7th, tailed off 3 out, pulled up before next
PU 10 Russian Song (IRE) C L Tizzard 6 11-5 J Tizzard 28/1
SP 28/1 Mid-division, pushed along after 6th, soon struggling, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out
F 6 Maggio (FR) N J Hawke 5 11-5 Paul Moloney 9/1
SP 9/1 Led until narrowly headed 7th, ridden and outpaced after 3 out, rallied to chase winner before 2 out, upsides and every chance when fell last

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.50 Tote Place £1.30 £12.70 £11.60 Straight Forecast £108.96 Exacta £58.50 Swingers 1&2 £16.90, 2&3 £147.20, 1&3 £26.90

Placepot £45.60, Pool: £72442.26, 1159.55 winning tickets
Quadpot £30.60, Pool: £6395.58, 154.55 winning tickets