14:10 Cheltenham Fri 18 March 2016

  • Vincent O'Brien County Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3) (Class 1)
  • 2m 179y, Good
  • 26 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:3m 55.5sOff time:-
1st
25
8/1
T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton
Held up mid-division, headway after 2 out (usual 3 out), tracked leaders last (usual 2 out), ridden to lead approaching omitted last, soon clear, stayed on well
2nd
2.5
9
33/1
T: W F TreacyJ: D J Mullins
Tracked leaders, challenged last (usual 2 out), every chance approaching omitted last, soon ridden, kept on same pace, no impression with winner on extended flat
3rd
3.5
15
33/1
T: P J HobbsJ: T J O'Brien
Pressed leader, led narrowly before last (usual 2 out), ridden and headed approaching omitted last,soon no impression with front pair, held on under pressure for 3rd flat
4th
hd
23
7/1
T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson
Held up towards rear, headway before last (usual 2 out), soon chased leaders, stayed on to dispute 3rd from after omtted last, no impression
5th
nk
16
10/1
T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore
In touch, driven after last (usual 2 out), headway under pressure before omitted last, ridden and stayed pressing for places flat, no impression
6th
3.25
20
40/1
T: J P FergusonJ: Mr Alex Ferguson
Chased leaders, ridden after last (usual 2 out), kept on same pace, no impression
7th
.75
24
50/1
T: G McPhersonJ: Kielan Woods
Mid-division, driven after last (usual 2 out), ridden and kept on under pressure on extended flat, never reached leaders
8th
1
14
40/1
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Towards rear, outpaced on outside last (usual 2 out), headway under pressure approaching omitted last, ridden and kept on flat, never nearer
9th
s.h
13
25/1
T: T D EasterbyJ: B S Hughes
Soon towards rear, outpaced before last (usual 2 out), soon ridden, headway under pressure bypassing omitted last, stayed on flat, not reach leaders
10th
s.h
19
22/1
T: N J HendersonJ: A Tinkler
Held up behind, headway on outside last (usual 2 out), soon ridden, kept on same pace, never on terms
11th
nk
18
11-0
33/1
T: A P O'BrienJ: M P Walsh
Chased leaders to 3rd, soon behind, headway on inside last (2usual 2 out), soon outpaced, never reached leaders
12th
.75
7
16/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Held up mid-division, hampered 2nd, tracked leaders last (usual 2 out), soon ridden and one pace, no impression after
13th
.75
4
33/1
T: J P FergusonJ: Aidan Coleman
In touch, driven to chase leaders after last (usual 2 out), soon ridden and one pace, weakened flat
14th
1.5
17
28/1
T: Jonjo O'NeillJ: R P McLernon
Mid-division, slightly hampered 2nd, driven after last (usual 2 out), kept on same pace, never troubled leaders
15th
2
1
40/1
T: P J HobbsJ: Conor Smith
Mid-division on outside, headway and in touch 3rd, outpaced last (usual 2 out), soon lost place
16th
2.5
10
1111-5
12/1
T: P F NichollsJ: H Cobden
Mid-division, ridden after last (usual 2 out), never near leaders
17th
4
21
14/1
T: Evan WilliamsJ: Paul Moloney
Towards rear, outpaced from last (usual 2 out)
18th
1.5
2
1011-10
66/1
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: Charlie Deutsch
Took keen hold, led to after 1st, tracked front pair, not fluent 3rd, ridden and lost place after last (usual 2 out), soon weakened
19th
1.75
11
40/1
T: J R BarryJ: B T O'Connell
Raced keenly, tracked leaders, lost place after 2 out (usual 3 out), soon outpaced and behind
20th
6
12
66/1
T: H De BromheadJ: J J Burke
Held up in touch, lost place after 2 out (usual 3 out), soon behind
21st
6
5
20/1
22nd
7
8
8/1
23rd
19
22
910-13
14/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Nick Scholfield
Always behind, lost touch 5th, tailed off

Also Ran

F
3
811-10
16/1
T: W P MullinsJ: Ruby Walsh
Held up towards rear, headway into mid-division when fell 4th
PU
6
7/1
T: W P MullinsJ: B J Geraghty
Took keen hold, led after 1st, headed approaching last (usual 2 out), soon weakened, pulled up before omitted last
UR
26
1210-12
25/1
T: A KingJ: Wayne Hutchinson
In touch when blundered and unseated rider 2nd

Betting Breakdown

£260.20£8,137.14

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