14:40 Cheltenham Fri 14 March 2014

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

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
1st
20
33/1
T: N MeadeJ: Paul Carberry
Held up, headway approaching 2 out, switched left and went close 2nd last, soon led, stayed on well to draw clear final 150 yards
2nd
4.5
7
10/1
T: O SherwoodJ: L P Aspell
Tracked leaders, challenged after 3 out, led after 2 out, went 3rd lengths clear off home bend, jumped slowly last, soon headed, no impression on winner flat, kept on same pace
3rd
s.h
1
20/1
T: D T HughesJ: B J Geraghty
Held up in touch, not fluent 3 out, went 2nd approaching last, still close 3rd when not fluent at hurdle, no impression on winner after, kept on same pace
4th
5
5
14/1
T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson
Held up, not fluent 5th, steady headway from 8th, ridden and disputing close 3rd 2 out, 4th and one pace before last, no impression
5th
21
10
66/1
T: C L TizzardJ: J Tizzard
Tracked leaders, ridden after 3 out, weakened before 2 out where mistake
6th
9
17
50/1
T: P J HobbsJ: T J O'Brien
Mid-division, headway 9th, pushed along after 3 out, lost place before next, well beaten when hampered last
7th
10
19
14/1
T: J M JeffersonJ: B S Hughes
Took keen hold, prominent, led 4th, hit 8th and headed, weakened before 2 out
8th
2.75
6
911-7
66/1
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Held up towards rear, ridden after 7th, well behind after 3 out

Also Ran

F
3
2/1
T: W P MullinsJ: D J Casey
Held up in touch, fell 7th
T: N J HendersonJ: A P McCoy
Mid-division, mistake 8th, headway 9th, ridden after 2 out, 6th and no chance with leaders when eased and pulled up before last
T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore
Led until after 4th, stayed prominent, led again 8th, headed after 2 out, 5th and weakening when fell last
PU
9
100/1
T: W GreatrexJ: G Sheehan
Mid-division, ridden after 6th, lost place from next, well beaten 3 out, pulled up before next
PU
11
1011-7
20/1
T: Miss E C LavelleJ: Aidan Coleman
Mid-division, lost place before 6th, well behind 3 out, pulled up before next
T: J P FergusonJ: D F O'Regan
Took keen hold, held up in rear, hampered 8th, behind next, pulled up before last
PU
14
100/1
T: P BowenJ: J E Moore
Tracked leaders, lost place before 2nd, ridden and struggling after 6th, behind 9th, pulled up before last
F
15
66/1
T: M HillJ: Hadden Frost
In touch, ridden and lost place 7th, fell next
PU
16
50/1
T: P F NichollsJ: N D Fehily
Mid-division on outside, headway approaching 7th, tracking leaders when hit 2 out, soon beaten, eased heavily and pulled up before last
PU
18
80/1
T: M HouriganJ: A P Heskin
Prominent, mistake 1st, lost place approaching 3 out, soon behind, pulled up before last

Non-Runners

NR
2
Blakemount
1011-7
T: Mrs S J SmithJ: Ryan Mania
NR
12
Port Melon
1011-7
33/1
T: P F NichollsJ: D A Jacob

Betting Breakdown

£315.12£6,656.10

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