14:40 Cheltenham Fri 16 March 2012

  • Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (Registered As The Spa Novices' Hurdle) (Grade 1) (Class 1)
  • 3m, Good, Good to Soft in places
  • 20 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
T: Miss Lucinda V RussellJ: C I Gillies
Tracked leader, led 9th, ridden 3 lengths clear off bend before last, stayed on well
2nd
2
4
6/5
T: W P MullinsJ: R Walsh
Held up, headway approaching 2 out, ridden to chase winner before last, stayed on under pressure, no impression last 50 yards
3rd
1.25
9
25/1
T: C L TizzardJ: T J O'Brien
Tracked leaders, not fluent 8th, 3rd 2 out, soon ridden, unable to quicken after last, stayed on same pace final 75 yards
4th
6
12
12/1
T: A KingJ: R Thornton
Mid-division, headway on inside after 3 out, not able to go with leaders after next, stayed on approaching last to take 4th flat, no impression
5th
0.5
13
22/1
T: Miss R CurtisJ: A P McCoy
Prominent, went 2nd soon after 3 out, every chance next, soon ridden, no extra approaching last
6th
8
19
100/1
T: Andrew TurnellJ: Nick Scholfield
Held up in rear, hit 8th, headway approaching 2 out, no further progess well before last and soon well held by leaders
7th
1.75
14
11/1
T: G ElliottJ: Paul Carberry
Mid-division, took keen hold, not fluent 3rd, headway 8th, weakened after 2 out
8th
7
15
14/1
T: P F NichollsJ: D A Jacob
Soon towards rear, headway 9th, no impression after 3 out, hampered just after next, soon weakened
9th
0.5
8
18/1
T: Miss E C LavelleJ: N D Fehily
Held up in rear, mistake 3 out, headway on inside after 2 out, soon no impression and weakened approaching last
10th
0.75
20
150/1
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Held up in rear, not fluent 6th, some headway when bumped just after 2 out, no further progress and soon weakened
11th
17
17
16/1
T: T R GeorgeJ: P J Brennan
Mid-division, pushed along from after 4th, no progress, weakened 3 out
12th
1.75
2
100/1
T: Miss R CurtisJ: Aidan Coleman
Mid-division, hit 3 out, weakened approaching next
13th
19
6
66/1
T: C E LongsdonJ: R Johnson
Tracked leaders, not fluent 4th, pushed along after 9th, weakened after 3 out, mistake 2 out, tailed off
14th
5
3
50/1
T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore
Led, headed 9th, lost place approaching 2 out, soon bumped and weakened, tailed off
15th
0.75
16
9/1
T: C ByrnesJ: D N Russell
Tracked leaders, 6th and going ok after 3 out, ridden next, soon weakened, tailed off
16th
6
7
125/1
T: Mrs S J SmithJ: S Byrne
Tracked leaders, pushed along and lost place approaching 7th, well beaten 3 out, tailed off
17th
4.5
10
33/1
T: M KeighleyJ: A P Cawley
Mid-division, headway apoproaching 8th, weakened after 3 out, tailed off

Also Ran

PU
1
100/1
T: L A DaceJ: Timmy Murphy
Mid-division on outside, lost place before 7th, weakened from next, tailed off when pulled up before last
T: N MeadeJ: D J Condon
Mid-division, pushed along and struggling to hold place when hampered on bend after 6th, soon in rear, tailed off 3 out, pulled up before last
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
In rear, pecked 8th, well beaten 3 out, pulled up before last

Betting Breakdown

£15.18£224.23

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