GPG Novices' Chase (Grade 2) (Registered As The Worcester Novices' Chase) 3m

  • (4yo+, 3m, Class 1, 6 runners)
  • Winner £13,668 2nd £5,129 3rd £2,568 4th £1,279 5th £643 6th £322
  • Going: Soft, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 6m 11.20s
  • Off time: 14:06:10

Full Result

14:05 Newbury
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 5 Harry Topper K C Bailey 5 11-6 Timmy Murphy 3/1
SP 3/1 In touch, not fluent in places, hampered 4 out, headway after 2 out, stayed on strongly to lead close home opened 9/2
2nd 1 Benefficient (IRE) A J Martin 6 11-9 A P McCoy 8/1
SP 8/1 Prominent, led 6th, headed 11th, led again approaching 5 out, strongly challenged 3 out, headed close home, no extra £3200-£400(x2)
3rd 2 3 Highland Lodge (IRE) Miss E C Lavelle 6 11-9 D Elsworth 10/3
SP 10/3 Led until 6th, led again 11th, headed approaching 5 out, rallied 2 out, soon one pace opened 7/2
4th ¾ 4 Houblon Des Obeaux (FR) Miss V Williams 5 11-9 Aidan Coleman 15/8f
SP 15/8f Held up in touch, chased leaders 5 out, ridden to challenge 3 out, kept on under pressure opened 13/8 £1000-£500 £1875-£1000 £1050-£600(x2) £787-£450 £700-£400 £1625-£1000 £650-£400
5th 43 6 Makethe Mostofnow (IRE) Evan Williams 7 11-6 Paul Moloney 20/1
SP 20/1 Held up in rear but in touch, struggling 5 out, hampered next, soon weakened
F 2 Hadrian's Approach (IRE) N J Henderson 5 11-9 B J Geraghty 8/1
SP 8/1 Chased leaders, not fluent 3rd, challenging in 3rd when fell 4 out opened 7/1 £4000-£480

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £3.20 Tote Place £2.00 £3.40 Straight Forecast £23.70 Exacta £31.10 Swingers 1&2 £3.80, 2&3 £7.60, 1&3 £4.90

Jackpot £10,206.49 carried forward to Newbury, 30th Nov
Placepot £398.20, Pool: £89201.53, 163.51 winning tickets
Quadpot £138.50, Pool: £5625.24, 30.05 winning tickets