14:10 Cheltenham Fri 17 March 2017

  • Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3) (Class 1)
  • 2m 179y, Good
  • 25 Runners
  • Winner£54,321.002nd£20,586.003rd£10,222.004th£4,674.005th£2,346.006th£1,406.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:4m 0.0sOff time:14:12:02
1st
1
20/1
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Held up towards rear, headway form home bend on stands side, challenging for 2nd last, ran on under pressure flat, led towards finish op 25/1
2nd
nk
2
25/1
T: N J HendersonJ: D A Jacob
Held up towards rear, headway when not clear run and switched left before last, ran on under pressure flat, went 2nd close home, not quite able to challenge winner op 33/1
3rd
nk
24
50/1
T: P J HobbsJ: T J O'Brien
Chased leaders on inside, went 2nd after home bend, led before last, ran on, headed towards finish op 66/1
4th
2
14
10/1
T: H FryJ: N D Fehily
Held up towards rear, headway when not clear run after 2 out, challenging for 2nd last, kept on under pressure flat, held by leading trio final 75 yards op 11/1
5th
sh
12
9/1
T: A KingJ: Wayne Hutchinson
Mid-division, headway after 2 out, pressing for 2nd last, soon edged right, kept on under pressure, held by leaders final 75 yards op 10/1
6th
nk
3
5/1f
T: J P O'BrienJ: J J Slevin (5)
Prominent, ridden to challenge for 2nd last, kept on under pressure flat, held by leaders final 75 yards op 7/1 tchd 8/1 in a place
7th
½
26
16/1
T: D SkeltonJ: Ian Popham
Held up towards rear, took keen hold, headway on outside after 3 out, hampered after 2 out, unable to quicken after last, ran on towards finish tchd 20/1
8th
¾
4
811-3
11/1
T: W P MullinsJ: Ruby Walsh
Held up in rear, ran on flat, finished strongly, not reach leaders op 12/1 tchd 10/1
9th
nk
21
10/1
T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson
Held up in mid-division, not fluent 3rd, ridden and headway before last, kept on same pace final 150 yards tchd 11/1
10th
nk
7
33/1
T: Evan WilliamsJ: Adam Wedge
Held up towards rear, headway after 2 out, 10th at the last, never able to get on terms op 25/1
11th
nk
10
610-10
33/1
T: K ThorntonJ: D Meyler (3)
Led, clear when not fluent 3rd, 10 lengths clear 2 out, headed before last, weakened towards finish op 28/1
12th
7
5
12/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Chased leaders, ridden and one pace before last, weakened op 16/1
13th
1
18
33/1
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: Jamie Bargary (3)
Chased leaders, took keen hold, ridden after 2 out, hung left and weakened before last op 28/1
14th
¾
17
66/1
T: N P MulhollandJ: T Scudamore
Mid-division, not fluent 2nd or 3rd, towards rear after 3 out, some headway before last, no impression
15th
nse
16
50/1
T: D SkeltonJ: Bridget Andrews (3)
Mid-division, mistake 2nd, headway after 3 out, weakened before last op 40/1
16th
1 ¼
6
8/1
T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton
Chased leaders, took keen hold, ridden and weakened before last tchd 15/2 tchd 7/1 in a place
17th
¾
20
33/1
T: Ian WilliamsJ: W T Kennedy
Mid-division, ridden and struggling after 2 out
18th
4
25
20/1
19th
13
11
710-8
50/1
T: W GreatrexJ: G Sheehan
Mid-division, mistake 2 out, soon weakened
20th
¾
13
20/1
T: N MeadeJ: S W Flanagan
In touch in mid-division, bumped after 2 out, soon weakened
21st
7
9
14/1
T: G ElliottJ: B J Cooper
Not that fluent in rear, behind 5th, some headway before last, no impression, soon weakened tchd 16/1
22nd
3 ¾
15
18/1
T: Dr R D P NewlandJ: Aidan Coleman
In touch until 3 out, soon dropped out op 16/1
23rd
1 ¾
22
40/1
T: B EllisonJ: B S Hughes
Prominent, lost place on inside after 2 out, soon weakened op 33/1

Also Ran

PU
19
28/1
T: N MeadeJ: Jonathan Moore (3)
Not always fluent, chased leaders on outside, lost place and bumped after 2 out, weakened and pulled up before last op 25/1
F
23
510-3
40/1
T: B PaulingJ: Mr Alex Ferguson (7)
Prominent, ridden and lost place on home bend, soon weakened, fell last op 33/1

Non-Runners

NR
8
Mick Jazz
610-11
7/1
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy

Betting Breakdown

£25.90£5.10, £5.80, £11.60, £2.30
£491.30£19,584.20£444.41£21,744.21£69.80, £237.60, £208.10

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