14:00 Cheltenham Sun 1 January 2017

  • BetBright Best For Festival Betting Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (Class 1)
  • 2m 4f 166y, Soft
  • 11 Runners
  • Winner£34,170.002nd£12,822.003rd£6,420.004th£3,198.005th£1,608.006th£804.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:5m 33.1sOff time:14:00:21
1st
5
20/1
T: Miss R CurtisJ: Aidan Coleman
Mid-division, hampered 12th, hampered 4 out, led before 2 out, edged left flat, stayed on well, driven out op 18/1 tchd 22/1
2nd
3
2
11/4f
T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson
Led, ridden and headed before 2 out, no impression on winner flat, stayed on op 10/3
3rd
½
1
1011-12
8/1
T: Kerry LeeJ: D N Russell
Held up, towards rear, headway on outside 4 out, 3rd 2 out, stayed on, no impression on winner, closing on 2nd near finish
4th
5
4
7/1
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: T Scudamore
Tracked leader until 13th, outpaced and no impression from 3 out, went 4th flat tchd 6/1
5th
3 ¾
12
14/1
T: R DickinJ: C Poste
Held up, in rear, headway 8th, not fluent when 2nd 13th, ridden and outpaced before 2 out, 4th and no extra last tchd 16/1
6th
6
7
6/1
T: C L TizzardJ: T J O'Brien
Tracked leaders, on inside, lost place before 7th, well behind 13th, plugged on late, no chance op 11/2
7th
7
11
8/1
T: H FryJ: N P Madden
Prominent, on outside, not fluent 7th, lost place before next, effort 11th, mistake 13th, soon weakened op 10/1

Also Ran

F
6
11/1
T: P BowenJ: R T Dunne
Mid-division, jumped slowly 3rd, headway next, close 3rd when fell 4 out op 8/1
PU
8
18/1
T: Jonjo O'NeillJ: B J Geraghty
In touch when mistake 1st, mid-division, not fluent and reminder 4th, behind 9th, tailed off next, soon pulled up op 16/1 tchd 20/1
PU
9
810-12
11/2
T: P F NichollsJ: Sean Bowen
Prominent, not fluent 7th, pushed along and lost place after 10th, behind when pulled up after 13th op 13/2
PU
10
50/1
T: C N KellettJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Held up, in rear, mistake 6th, some headway when hampered 4 out, well beaten next, pulled up after op 40/1

Non-Runners

WD
3
Vaniteux
911-7
4/1
T: N J HendersonJ: Paul Moloney
NR
13
Foxtail Hill
910-0
20/1
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: Non Runner

Betting Breakdown

£20.10£4.70, £1.60, £2.70
£95.40£899.70£77.82£498.13£10.50, £23.00, £5.60

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