12:30 Cheltenham Sun 1 January 2012

  • Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle (Class 3)
  • 2m 4f 110y, Good to Soft, Good in places
  • 14 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
1st
4
9/2
T: Ian WilliamsJ: P J Brennan
Held up in mid-division, headway approaching 2 out,went 2nd before last, soon led, ridden clear flat, stayed on well, eased close home
2nd
7
9
33/1
T: A KingJ: Wayne Hutchinson
Held up in rear, headway from 2 out, closing when hit last, stayed on under pressure, went 2nd final 100 yards, no chance with winner
3rd
2
2
20/1
T: T R GeorgeJ: Brendan Powell
Pressed leader, led approaching 2 out, ridden and headed before last, stayed on same pace, lost 2nd final 100 yards
4th
1.5
11
8/1
T: M KeighleyJ: A P Cawley
Held up in rear, not fluent 3rd, mistake 5th, headway after 3 out, not fluent last, stayed on same pace
5th
6
12
66/1
T: Mrs Caroline KeevilJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Held up in touch in mid-division, headway after 3 out, ridden next, no impression on leaders approaching last
6th
nk
15
50/1
T: P PhelanJ: C Bolger
Tracked leaders, lost place after 3rd, not fluent 5th, ridden next, not fluent 7th, mistake when behind 3 out, stayed on flat, no chance with leaders
7th
nse
5
20/1
T: C E LongsdonJ: D F O'Regan
Mid-division, not fluent 2nd, effort 6th, no impression when not fluent 2 out, stayed on same pace flat, no threat
8th
0.75
1
14/1
T: P J HobbsJ: James Best
Prominent, hit 7th, soon ridden, lost place after 3 out, well held approaching last
9th
2.75
3
7/1
T: P F NichollsJ: R Walsh
Tracked leaders, ridden 2 out, weakened approaching last
10th
3
7
12/1
T: Tim VaughanJ: Aidan Coleman
Tracked leaders, not fluent 5th, lost place when not fluent 2 out
11th
2.5
13
11/4
T: N J HendersonJ: B J Geraghty
Mid-division when not fluent 1st, mistake 5th, headway on outside 7th, went 2nd after 2 out until approaching last, soon weakened
12th
0.5
14
1111-2
17/2
T: Miss R CurtisJ: J E Moore
Took keen hold, made most until ridden and headed approaching 2 out, weakened before next
13th
61
6
11/1
T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson
Mid-division, headway on inside approaching 5th, ridden after 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off
14th
9
8
80/1
T: Miss Jane MathiasJ: Timmy Murphy
Towards rear, pushed along after 4th, lost touch from next, tailed off

Non-Runners

NR
10
Casco Bay (IRE)
11-2
T: David LewisJ: C Poste

Betting Breakdown

£152.20

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