Richard O'Sullivan 40th Birthday 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle 2m 110y

  • (4yo+, 2m 110y, Class 4, 6 runners)
  • Winner £2,602 2nd £764 3rd £382 4th £191
  • Going: Soft, Heavy in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 13.14s
  • Off time: 14:51:38

Full Result

14:50 Sandown Park
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 3 Hildisvini (IRE) C E Longsdon 5 11-2 Felix De Giles 17/2
SP 17/2 Soon settled in 4th place, went 3rd 5th, chased leader after 3 out, pushed along to challenge before next, narrow lead 2 out, driven before last, in command when edged right under pressure flat, stayed on well opened 10/1 touched 8/1
2nd 1 Kid Cassidy (IRE) N J Henderson 5 11-9 A P McCoy 8/11f
SP 8/11f Raced freely, led, hanging left and rider on one rein from 5th, still hanging left when narrowly headed 2 out, held when hit last, found nil flat opened 4/5 £500-£550 £2000-£2400 £2000-£2500 £400-£500(x2)
3rd 12 6 Shuil Royale (IRE) D W P Arbuthnot 6 11-2 D A Jacob 7/4
SP 7/4 Chased leading pair, went 2nd 4th, hit next, lost 2nd after 3 out, outpaced by leading duo from 2 out, beaten when hit last opened 13/8 touched 15/8 £2431-£1300 £700-£400 £612-£350 £650-£400
4th 37 2 Brannoc (IRE) A G Newcombe 6 11-2 A Thornton 66/1
SP 66/1 Chased leader until slow 4th, lost 3rd 5th, weakened after 3 out, poor 4th when hit 2 out, tailed off opened 100/1
5th 16 5 Royal Mile (IRE) W Greatrex 7 11-2 W Hutchinson 66/1
SP 66/1 Took keen hold in last pair, ridden and no chance 3 out, tailed off
6th 21 4 Ronnie Ronalde (IRE) Nick Mitchell 6 11-2 Harry Skelton 66/1
SP 66/1 Not fluent 1st and next, always in last pair, ridden and o chance 3 out, tailed off opened 100/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £8.50 Tote Place £2.40 £1.10 Straight Forecast £15.23 Exacta £20.60 Swingers 1&2 £1.70, 2&3 £1.02, 1&3 £1.30

Jackpot £6,852.36 carried forward to Kempton Park, 26th Feb
Placepot £466.10, Pool: £77673.1, 121.65 winning tickets
Quadpot £57.40, Pool: £5298.02, 68.2 winning tickets