17:30 Cheltenham Tue 14 March 2017

  • Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase (Listed) (Class 1)
  • 2m 4f 78y, Good to Soft
  • 20 Runners
  • Winner£39,865.002nd£14,959.003rd£7,490.004th£3,731.005th£1,876.006th£938.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:5m 11.0sOff time:17:40:31
1st
13
8/1
T: A FlemingJ: D F O'Regan
Held up mid-division, hampered 9th, smooth headway before 3 out, led last, ridden and stayed on well under pressure flat op 9/1 tchd 10/1
2nd
1 ¼
16
14/1
T: N J HendersonJ: J McGrath
Tracked leaders, effort to challenge when left disputing lead 2 out, every chance last, soon ridden, one pace and held flat op 12/1
3rd
nk
17
7/1
T: D SkeltonJ: D N Russell
Mid-division, headway after 3 out, tracked leaders next, ridden and stayed on to dispute 2nd flat, always held tchd 13/2
4th
6
12
22/1
T: Brian M McMahonJ: Mr J J Codd
Held up towards rear, headway on outside before 3 out, led narrowly between last 2, headed when not fluent last, soon ridden and lost place, one pace flat op 20/1
5th
¾
2
22/1
T: Miss E DoyleJ: S W Flanagan
Mid-division, driven to chase leaders after 3 out, in touch when hampered next, soon ridden and one pace, no impression from last op 20/1
6th
1
9
10/1
T: T R GeorgeJ: A P Heskin
Tracked leaders, mistake 3rd and 10th (water), effort to challenge on inside when mistake 2 out, every chance last, ridden and no extra flat op 11/1 tchd 12/1
7th
3
14
40/1
T: Miss R CurtisJ: P Townend
Held up behind, headway 4 out, chased leaders next, outpaced when hampered 2 out, soon ridden, no impression
8th
4 ½
15
33/1
T: H de BromheadJ: A E Lynch
Prominent, left in lead 8th until blundered and dropped to mid-division next, tracked leaders again 4 out, effort to challenge 2 out, ridden and lost place after last, no extra op 40/1
9th
3 ¾
3
16/1
T: J M JeffersonJ: B S Hughes
Mid-division, tracked leaders 12th, challenged after 3 out, led narrowly next, headed between last 2, ridden and weakened flat
10th
11
1
911-12
12/1
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: Aidan Coleman
Held up towards rear, headway and in touch on outside 5 out, lost place approaching 2 out, weakened last op 16/1 tchd 11/1

Also Ran

PU
4
811-10
16/1
T: K DalgleishJ: B P Harding
Mid-division, in touch on outside 6th, led 11th, driven and headed after 3 out, behind when weakened next, pulled up before last tchd 20/1 and 22/1 in a place
F
5
6/1f
PU
6
16/1
T: N J HendersonJ: D J Mullins
Towards rear, hampered 8th, soon lost touch, pulled up next tchd 20/1 in places
PU
7
22/1
T: W ColtherdJ: Sam Coltherd (5)
Always towards rear, weakened before 4 out, tailed off when pulled up before next op 20/1
PU
8
66/1
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: D Crosse
Tracked leaders, hampered and lost place 9th, soon towards rear, weakened 4 out, tailed off when pulled up before next op 50/1
F
10
33/1
T: H de BromheadJ: M P Fogarty
Tracked leaders, led narrowly after 3 out, narrowly headed when fell next op 25/1
PU
11
11/1
T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton
Prominent on outside, left disputing lead 8th, left in lead next, blundered and headed 11th, chased leaders until blundered badly and pulled up after 4 out op 10/1 tchd 12/1
PU
18
14/1
T: C L TizzardJ: T J O'Brien
Tracked leaders, lost place when blundered 5 out, in rear when blundered and pulled up after next op 16/1
PU
19
14/1
T: H de BromheadJ: B J Cooper
In rear, blundered 6th, pulled up after 8th op 16/1
F
20
8/1
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: Charlie Deutsch (3)
Mid-division when fell 9th op 12/1

Betting Breakdown

£9.70£2.60, £3.80, £2.10, £5.80
£158.90£1,255.90£115.30£856.18£38.70, £18.20, £27.10

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