European Breeders' Fund 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle (Qualifier) 2m 3f 110y

  • (4-7yo, 2m 3f 110y, Class 3, 14 runners)
  • Winner £5,010 2nd £1,480 3rd £740 4th £370 5th £185 6th £93
  • Going: Good to Soft, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 44.10s
  • Off time: 16:08:51

Full Result

16:05 Ascot
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 11 Poungach (FR) P F Nicholls 5 11-2 D A Jacob 3/1
SP 3/1 Held up in touch, headway after 3 out, led approaching last, pushed clear, easily opened 7/2 touched 11/4 £2000-£500 £2100-£600 £1750-£500 £1400-£400 £6000-£2000
2nd 8 4 No Secrets (IRE) W Greatrex 7 11-8 W Hutchinson 13/2
SP 13/2 Led, hard ridden and headed approaching last, no extra opened 8/1 £5000-£500 £20000-£2800(x2)
3rd 15 16 Victoria Rose (IRE) S C Burrough 6 10-9 Nathan Sweeney (7) 33/1
SP 33/1 Chased leaders, outpaced before 4 out, headway approaching 2 out, stayed on, never troubled leaders
4th ½ 1 Carribs Leap (IRE) C R Egerton 6 11-12 A P McCoy 12/1
SP 12/1 Prominent, ridden to challenge approaching 2 out, soon weakened
5th 3 Frontier Spirit (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 7 11-8 S Twiston-Davies (3) 22/1
SP 22/1 Mid-division, headway approaching 4 out, chased leaders next, never on terms opened 25/1
6th ¾ 10 Master Fiddle N J Henderson 6 11-2 B J Geraghty 6/4f
SP 6/4f Held up in touch, chased leaders after 3 out, weakened after next opened 11/8 touched 15/8 £7500-£4000 £3750-£2000 £3500-£2000 £1400-£800(x3) £700-£400(x2) £1300-£800(x5) £650-£400 £1200-£800(x4) £600-£400 £2750-£2000
7th nk 15 Wise Move (IRE) N J Henderson 5 11-2 D Bass (5) 20/1
SP 20/1 Held up mid-division, headway 4 out, never on terms opened 16/1
8th hd 8 Fontano (FR) Miss E C Lavelle 5 11-2 Alex Merriam (3) 9/1
SP 9/1 Behind, headway approaching 4 out, chased leaders after next, soon lost place opened 10/1 touched 17/2
9th 57 14 Well Refreshed P Winkworth 7 11-2 W Kennedy 80/1
SP 80/1 Held up in rear, weakened 4 out, tailed off opened 100/1
10th 9 9 Lord Kennedy (IRE) A M Hales 6 11-2 G Lee 66/1
SP 66/1 Mid-division,weakened 3 out
PU 5 Airmen's Friend (IRE) C J Mann 5 11-2 Paul Moloney 100/1
SP 100/1 In rear, under pressure approaching 6th, soon beaten, tailed off when pulled up before 4 out
PU 6 Amroth Bay A M Balding 7 11-2 Hadden Frost 66/1
SP 66/1 Tracked leaders, raced keenly, weakened after 3 out, pulled up before next
PU 7 Eldred (IRE) N J Henderson 5 11-2 A Tinkler 100/1
SP 100/1 Mid-division, weakened before 4 out, pulled up approaching next
PU 13 Suburban Bay A King 6 11-2 R Thornton 16/1
SP 16/1 Always behind, tailed off when pulled up 2 out
NR 2 Captain Kirkton (IRE) G L Moore 5 11-8 J E Moore
NR 12 Representingceltic (IRE) P Phelan 6 11-2 C Bolger

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £4.30 Tote Place £1.60 £2.70 £6.40 Straight Forecast £21.78 Exacta £21.40 Trifecta £533.90 Swingers 1&2 £4.00, 2&3 £34.10, 1&3 £25.80

Jackpot £64,597.28 carried forward to Market Rasen, 23rd Jan
Placepot £18.50, Pool: £161866.12, 6374.97 winning tickets
Quadpot £11.10, Pool: £10388.97, 687.36 winning tickets