15:40 Fontwell Tue 11 December 2018

  • John And Maryanne Birch Memorial Handicap Hurdle (Class 5)
  • 2m 1f 162y, Soft (Good to Soft in places)
  • 13 Runners
  • Winner£3,119.002nd£916.003rd£458.004th£350.005th£350.006th£350.007th£350.008th£350.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:4m 45.1sOff time:15:40:38
1st
6
611-5
10/1
T: P PhelanJ: Sean Houlihan (5)
Mid-division, headway into 2nd after 5th, led after 3 out, clear next, pushed out, eased towards finish, very easily op 14/1
2nd
15
11
9/2
T: J ScottJ: Nick Scholfield
Led narrowly to after 1st, switched wide after next, remained in touch, outpaced 4 out, ridden after 2 out, stayed on to take 2nd towards finish, no chance with easy winner tchd 5/1
3rd
1 ½
10
25/1
T: Miss S WestJ: M Goldstein
Tracked leaders, outpaced in 4th after 3 out, hit next, ridden and stayed on to take 3rd towards finish, no chance with easy winner op 20/1
4th
1
1
811-12
8/1
T: Tim VaughanJ: Mr C Price (10)
Tracked leaders, outpaced after 3 out, ridden 2 out, chased clear winner between last 2, blundered last, never a threat, lost 2 places towards finish op 15/2
5th
13
2
18/1
T: N J GiffordJ: L P Aspell
Mid-division, outpaced 4 out, never able to challenge, beaten when hit 2 out op 16/1 tchd 12/1
6th
5
5
9/4f
T: C GordonJ: Tom Cannon
With leader, led after 1st, driven and headed after 3 out, soon ridden, no chance with winner before next, weakened flat op 5/2 tchd 11/4
7th
9
4
711-7
20/1
T: G L MooreJ: Joshua Moore
Mid-division, hit 4th, outpaced 4 out, never near leaders, weakened 2 out, tailed off
8th
6
3
511-8
3/1
T: F O'BrienJ: A P Cawley
Held up behind, reminder after 5th, never involved, weakened and eased before 2 out, tailed off tchd 11/4
9th
hd
9
25/1
T: J D FrostJ: Bryony Frost
Always behind, tailed off 3 out op 33/1 tchd 28/1
10th
10
12
40/1
T: Mark GillardJ: Harry Stock (5)
Always towards rear, struggling after 5th, tailed off 3 out op 50/1

Also Ran

PU
7
1011-5
100/1
T: Mark GillardJ: Mr T Gillard (7)
With leader, lost place and reminders after 5th, soon behind and weakened, pulled up before 4 out
PU
8
20/1
T: R RoweJ: A Glassonbury
Always towards rear, struggling 4 out, tailed off next, pulled up 2 out
PU
13
100/1
T: Miss Sarah RobinsonJ: James Best
Chased leaders on inside, reminders and lost place after 5th, behind from 4 out, blundered next, pulled up soon after

Betting Breakdown

£11.00£2.80, £1.90, £4.80
£54.30£1,109.00£52.53£1,118.05£8.40, £39.90, £10.10

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