12:10 Cheltenham Fri 10 December 2010

  • Injured Jockeys' Fund Oaksey House Novices' Chase (Class 2)
  • 2m 5f, Good
  • 6 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
1st
5
3/1
T: Nick WilliamsJ: D A Jacob
Chased leaders until jumped slowly 1st and 2nd and dropped to rear, reminder after 4th, left 3rd at 7th(water), mistake 4out, closed after 3 out, chased leader approaching 2 out, led just before last, driven and stayed on well flat
2nd
1.25
2
8/1
T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson
Chased leading pair, badly hampered and nearly unseated rider 7th (water), recovered to 2nd approaching 10th, hit 3 out, closed on leader when lost 2nd before next, stayed challenging on inside and every chance last, stayed on same pace flat
T: P F NichollsJ: Harry Skelton
Chased clear leader, closed up 5th, narrow lead next, left clear 7th(water), hit 4 out, reduced lead after next, hit 2 out, ridden and headed just before last, weakened to 3rd soon after last

Also Ran

BD
3
12/1
T: N J HendersonJ: A P McCoy
Close up hit 4th, disputing close 4th when brought down 7th (water)
F
4
15/2
T: Ian WilliamsJ: D C Costello
Led at good pace and clear 3rd, reduced lead 5th, narrowly headed next, about 1 length 2nd when slipped on landing and fell 7th (water)
T: N J HendersonJ: B J Geraghty
Close up disputing 4th, left chasing clear leader 7th (water), hit next and 10th and lost 2nd, weakened 11th, in rear and struggling when went badly left collided with wing and fell heavily 3 out

Betting Breakdown

£23.52
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