14:50 Cheltenham Fri 17 March 2017

  • Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (Registered As The Spa Novices' Hurdle) (Class 1)
  • 2m 7f 213y, Good
  • 15 Runners
  • Winner£71,475.002nd£27,088.003rd£13,450.004th£6,150.005th£3,088.006th£1,850.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:5m 49.5sOff time:14:51:03
1st
9
611-5
16/1
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Held up behind, headway on outside after 3 out, carried right next, switched inside to lead approaching last, ridden clear flat, ran on well
2nd
3 ½
8
611-5
8/1
T: H De BromheadJ: D J Mullins
Tracked leaders, switched inside approaching 2 out, led between last 2, ridden and headed approaching last, kept on same pace, no impression with winner flat tchd 7/1 in places
3rd
4
14
13/2
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: D A Jacob
Mid-division, tracked leaders after 3 out, challenged next, every chance between last 2, one pace in 3rd when switched left before last, no impression with front pair after op 7/1
4th
8
5
12/1
T: N J HendersonJ: Nico de Boinville
Mid-division, headway on outside after 3 out, close up when badly hampered and lost place next, soon under pressure, ridden and stayed on to take modest 4th flat, unable to challenge op 16/1
5th
6
1
33/1
T: G McPhersonJ: Kielan Woods
Led, hard pressed 2 out, ridden and headed between last 2, soon lost place, well held before last, lost modest 4th flat op 25/1
6th
4
15
11/2
T: W P MullinsJ: Ruby Walsh
Held up behind, blundered 8th, struggling before 2 out, ridden and stayed on under pressure from last, never nearer op 6/1
7th
½
7
100/1
T: C L TizzardJ: T Scudamore
Prominent, pressed leader from 6th, driven and lost place after 2 out, ridden and weakened before last tchd 80/1
8th
6
12
33/1
T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton
Behind, blundered 4th, outpaced 2 out, never on terms, well held when hampered last
9th
½
10
100/1
T: M BradstockJ: J E Moore
Pressed leader to 6th, close up, lost place when hampered 2 out, weakened before last
10th
6
4
100/1
T: W P MullinsJ: R M Power
Towards rear, headway 3 out, ridden to chase leaders after next, never on terms, weakened before last
11th
21
3
611-5
100/1
T: N J HendersonJ: J McGrath
Mid-division, outpaced 2 out, never on terms, ridden and weakened before last, tailed off

Also Ran

PU
2
25/1
T: H FryJ: N D Fehily
Tracked leaders, lost place 2 out, soon weakened, behind, when pulled up before last tchd 22/1
UR
6
13/8f
T: G ElliottJ: B J Cooper
Mid-division, steady headway after 3 out, tracked leaders on inside when carried left and hampered approaching next, ridden between last 2, soon no impression, 6th and beaten when blundered and unseated rider last tchd 7/4 in places and 15/8 in a place
F
11
10/1
T: T R GeorgeJ: Adrian Heskin
Held up towards rear, headway after 3 out, with leaders and every chance when fell next op 9/1 tchd 17/2
PU
13
66/1
T: W P MullinsJ: D E Mullins
Mid-division, mistake 7th, lost place next, soon behind, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

Betting Breakdown

£17.00£4.00, £2.50, £2.20
£151.90£909.80£128.09£920.30£17.60, £15.10, £8.60

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