18:10 Cheltenham

Friday 5 May 2017

All17:1017:4018:1018:4519:2019:5020:25
  • Hunt Staff Benefit Society Open Hunters' Chase
  • Class 4  |   3m 1f 56y  |   Good  |   12 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 18:15  |   Winning time: 6m 48.3s
1st
5
25/1
T: Paul KingJ: Lilly Pinchin (7)
Prominent, led 5th, hit 7th, clear after 2 out, stayed on well tchd 20/1
2nd
11
2
5/2f
T: Tim VaughanJ: Mr E David (5)
Mid-division, headway 12th, 2nd 4 out, pressing winner next, no impression after 2 out, stayed on same pace tchd 3/1
3rd
20
8
33/1
T: Mrs D RalphJ: Mr Leo Mahon (7)
Led until after 1st, led next, headed 5th, lost place 8th, closed on outside 13th, 4th when mistake 4 out, 3rd after 3 out, no impression on front pair, one pace
4th
2
6
16/1
T: F HutsbyJ: Mr S Lee (7)
Tracked leaders, close up 9th, 4th when mistake 16th, no impression on front pair after 3 out, one pace tchd 14/1 and tchd 18/1
5th
10
12
1012-0
25/1
T: Mrs C BanksJ: Miss Josephine Banks (7)
Held up towards rear, mistake 1st, headway before 17th, no impression from 4 out op 16/1
6th
5
7
40/1
T: Mrs Jo PaynterJ: Mr P Mason (7)
Mid-division, some headway 3 out, never on terms with leaders op 28/1 tchd 25/1
7th
14
4
7/2
T: J W TudorJ: Richard Patrick (5)
In rear, mistake 2nd, pushed along after 10th, not fluent 12th, well beaten 17th, mistake 3 out, tailed off op 5/1 tchd 11/4
8th
29
3
20/1
T: Francesca NimmoJ: Miss C Tucker (7)
Held up towards rear, closed before 9th, lost place approaching 12th, well behind 16th, tailed off op 16/1

Also Ran

PU
1
11/4
T: R BandeyJ: Mrs C Hardwick (3)
Tracked leaders, mistake 7th and 8th, mid-division when not fluent 13th (water), pulled up before next op 9/4 tchd 2/1
PU
9
16/1
T: J H HendersonJ: Mr F Henderson (7)
Mid-division, lost place when not fluent 4th, last 7th, behind 10th, tailed off before 16th, soon pulled up op 14/1 tchd 20/1
PU
10
1012-0
14/1
T: Miss E AlvisJ: Mr Sam Jukes (7)
Mid-division, headway when mistake 5th, 2nd 15th until 4 out, weakened before 2 out, pulled up before last op 20/1
PU
11
150/1
T: Miss Hannah TaylorJ: Miss K Lyons (7)
Led after 1st, mistake and headed next, stayed handy, not fluent 4th, mistake 11th, lost place 17th, well behind when jumped right and mistake 3 out, soon pulled up op 100/1
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Betting

Forecast

Always Archie (5/2), Alskamatic (11/4), High Hatton (7/2), Rye Cross (14/1), Kristian Gray (16/1), Oliver James (16/1), Current Exchange (20/1), Knockaderry Flyer (25/1), Well Mett (25/1), Master Sunrise (33/1), Lauberhorn (40/1), U Me And Them (150/1)

Verdict

ALWAYS ARCHIE represents a good jumps yard and his recent easy success at Stratford makes him the one to beat. Well Mett is reliable and looks sure to run his race, while cases can be made for Rye Cross, Kristian Gray, Lauberhorn and Knockaderry Flyer.
  1. Always Archie
  2. Well Mett
  3. Knockaderry Flyer

Prize Money

1st: £3,743.002nd: £1,161.003rd: £580.004th: £290.00

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