Racecourse Of Year Classic Novices' Hurdle (grade 2) 2m 4f 110y

  • (4yo+, 2m 4f 110y, Class 1, 6 runners)
  • Winner £17,103
  • Going: Heavy, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 25.00s
  • Off time: 12:56:02

Full Result

12:55 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 2 Diamond Harry Nick Williams 6 11-12 Timmy Murphy 8/15f
SP 8/15f Raced wide, tracked leaders, switched to inside, on bend after 2 out, soon ridden, led flat, stayed on well, ridden out opened 1/2 touched 4/7 £1200-£2100 £285-£500 £2667-£5000 £1067-£2000 £800-£1500(x3) £533-£1000 £400-£750(x2) £267-£500
2nd ½ 1 Bensalem (IRE) A King 6 11-12 R Thornton 9/2
SP 9/2 Raced wide, held up, headway approaching 2 out, led approaching last, soon ridden, headed flat, stayed on £4500-£1000
3rd 16 3 Ernst Blofeld (IRE) D McCain Jnr 5 11-9 J M Maguire 16/1
SP 16/1 Chased leading pair, hit 7th, joined leader 3 out, ridden to lead briefly after 2 out, weakened last opened 14/1 £5000-£300
4th 18 4 Tataniano (FR) P F Nicholls 5 11-9 R Walsh 13/2
SP 13/2 Led, ridden and headed after 2 out, soon weakened opened 8/1 touched 6/1 £2600-£400
5th 5 Shenanigan W K Goldsworthy 8 11-5 R Johnson 33/1
SP 33/1 Held up, pushed along 5th, not fluent next, effort 2 out, soon beaten £6000-£150
6th 6 Talenti (IRE) Miss E C Lavelle 6 11-5 S E Durack 33/1
SP 33/1 Tracked leader, ridden after 3 out, weakened after 2 out opened 50/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £1.50 Tote Place £1.20 £1.70 Straight Forecast £3.11 Exacta £2.50 Swingers 1&2 £1.10, 2&3 £3.60, 1&3 £2.80

Jackpot £9,727.50, Pool: £13700.76, 1.0 winning tickets
Placepot £8.40, Pool: £186327.47, 16158.74 winning tickets
Quadpot £5.60, Pool: £10194.66, 1329.04 winning tickets