14:25 Cheltenham Fri 16 November 2012

  • Opus Energy Novices' Hurdle (Registered As The Sharp Novices' Hurdle) (Grade 2) (Class 1)
  • 2m 110y, Good to Soft (Good in places, Cross Country G/S,Soft in places)
  • 8 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
1st
2
5/4
T: P F NichollsJ: Ruby Walsh
Set steady pace, quickened before last, hit last, driven and stayed on run-in
2nd
1.5
8
4/1
T: N J HendersonJ: B J Geraghty
Took keen hold, chased leading pair, driven before last, stayed on to 2nd run-in, kept on in closing stages, never quite able to challenge
3rd
1.5
1
6/1
T: Evan WilliamsJ: Paul Moloney
Took keen hold, held up, hit 3rd, headway on inside when not clear run approaching 2 out, switched right before last, bumped and hampered soon after last, stayed on well run-in, went 3rd, never able to challenge
4th
0.5
6
25/1
T: N G RichardsJ: D N Russell
Went right 1st, took keen hold, headway to chase winner after 2nd, challenged 3 out, every chance next, ridden and unable to quicken before last, lost 2nd run-in, no impression, lost 3rd towards finish
5th
1.75
4
12/1
T: M HouriganJ: Timmy Murphy
Held up in last pair in steadily run race, headway approaching 2 out, outpaced in 6th before last, ridden and no impression run-in
6th
0.5
3
20/1
T: C A MurphyJ: R M Power
Chased winner until after 2nd, chased leading pair, every chance 2 out, ridden and unable to quicken before last, stayed on same pace and no impression run-in
7th
10
7
4/1
T: Jonjo O'NeillJ: A P McCoy
Took keen hold, not fluent, went left and bumped 1st, raced wide in touch, hit 4th, headway when mistake 2 out, weakened soon after
8th
21
5
100/1
T: E U HalesJ: R Thornton
Took keen hold, chased leaders, not fluent 3 out, soon ridden, weakening when hit next, tailed off

Betting Breakdown

£6.66

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