15:55 Down Royal Wed 5 February 2014

  • Weatherbys Cheltenham Festival Betting Guide Novice Handicap Hurdle
  • 2m, Heavy
  • 6 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
T: P J RothwellJ: B T O'Connell
Tracked leaders, slight mistake 1st, ridden along in 2nd 3 out, 3rd on inner next, went 2nd at last, kept on run-in to lead close home
2nd
1.75
6
5/2
T: A J MartinJ: B J Cooper
Held up in touch, close 5th 3 out, improved to lead on inner and ridden 2 out, jumped left at last, drifted badly left under pressure run-in, headed close home
3rd
2.5
5
3/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: R M Power
Led, jumped left throughout, ridden 3 out, soon drifted to wide outer, headed next, kept on same pace from before last
4th
3
2
10/3
T: B R HamiltonJ: Mr D G Lavery
Tracked leaders, close 3rd when slight mistake 3 out, soon ridden, disputed lead briefly until bad mistake 2 out, soon headed, weakened to 4th from last
5th
12
3
12/1
T: Jason CairnsJ: K M Donoghue
Held up in rear, slight mistakes 1st and 4th, progress into close 4th 3 out, soon ridden, no impression from next
6th
40
1
4/1
T: L P CusackJ: S A Shortall
Tracked leaders, 4th 4 out, soon ridden, weakened from before 2 out

Non-Runners

NR
7
Travis McGee (FR)
10-3
T: E J O'GradyJ: P F Mangan

Betting Breakdown

€29.74

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