16:50 Cheltenham Tue 12 March 2019

  • Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase (Listed) (Class 1)
  • 2m 4f 44y, Soft
  • 20 Runners
  • Winner£39,389.002nd£14,840.003rd£7,427.004th£3,710.005th£1,862.006th£931.007th£462.008th£238.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:5m 13.47sOff time:16:51:24
1st
4
5/1f
T: H De BromheadJ: Rachael Blackmore
Led until 2nd, tracked leaders, led before 2 out, clear approaching last, stayed on strongly, impressive op 11/2 tchd 6/1 in places
2nd
16
7
6/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: J J Slevin
Prominent, blundered 4th, lost place before 6th, closed under pressure after 3 out, went 2nd last, kept on, no impression on winner op 13/2 tchd 7/1
3rd
4 ½
6
33/1
T: G ElliottJ: K M Donoghue
Prominent until 2nd, in touch, went 2nd 2 out, no impression on winner, jumped right and dropped to 3rd last, stayed on same pace op 40/1
4th
3 ¾
10
20/1
T: C L TizzardJ: H Cobden
Chased leaders on outside, went close 2nd after 3rd, led 3 out, headed before 2 out, weakened final 100 yards op 25/1
5th
2 ¼
11
11/1
T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson
Chased leaders, mistake 3 out, weakened before 2 out op 10/1
6th
2 ½
12
16/1
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
In rear, reminder after 2nd, not much room after 7th, soon closed, blundered badly 4 out, headway out, weakened before next op 20/1
7th
1 ¾
16
12/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: M P Walsh
Prominent, losing place when mistake 7th, struggling when hampered 4 out, well held after next tchd 11/1 and tchd 14/1
8th
1
13
16/1
T: P F NichollsJ: B J Geraghty
Chased leaders, ridden after 4 out, 6th and no impression when mistake 2 out, weakened after op 14/1 tchd 12/1
9th
nk
15
33/1
T: A M HalesJ: Kielan Woods
Held up towards rear, not fluent 5th, hampered next, headway 10th, ridden after 3 out, weakened before next op 25/1
10th
11
1
14/1
T: C GordonJ: Tom Cannon
Prominent, led 2nd, headed 3 out, weakening when mistake 2 out
11th
8
2
16/1
T: Miss Kelly MorganJ: Ross Chapman
Chased leaders, mistake and lost place 3rd, closed before next, ridden 12th, weakened before 3 out op 20/1

Also Ran

PU
3
16/1
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
Held up in mid-division, headway before 9th, lost place after 3 out, pulled up before last tchd 14/1
PU
5
12/1
T: N J HendersonJ: Nico de Boinville
Towards rear on outside, hampered 7th, mistake 9th, struggling 11th, behind when pulled up before 4 out op 16/1
PU
8
50/1
T: Andrew MartinJ: Mr J Martin (7)
Held up in mid-division, hit 4th, mistake 6th, lost place before 9th, struggling 11th, mistake 4 out, pulled up before 2 out op 66/1
PU
9
811-5
25/1
T: N P MulhollandJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Chased leader, lost place before 4th, hampered 6th, 7th and 9th, behind when pulled up before 11th op 20/1
F
14
10/1
T: T J TaaffeJ: B S Hughes
Pulled hard, held up, hit and hampered 3rd, fell 6th op 8/1 tchd 11/1
PU
17
12/1
T: A KingJ: Wayne Hutchinson
Held up towards rear, hit 9th, hit 11th and 4 out, well beaten before 3 out, pulled up before 2 out op 11/1 tchd 10/1
PU
18
14/1
T: H De BromheadJ: P Townend
In rear, bumped 6th, well beaten 12th, pulled up before 4 out op 16/1
PU
19
611-2
25/1
T: P NolanJ: B J Cooper
Held up towards rear, mistake 8th, well beaten from 4 out, pulled up before 2 out
PU
20
50/1
T: G L MooreJ: Joshua Moore
Jumped right, mid-division, hampered 4th, lost place 6th, struggling when pulled up before 11th tchd 66/1

Betting Breakdown

£5.50£2.30, £2.30, £7.70, £5.50
£32.30£1,892.50£34.82£939.62£8.60, £28.80, £58.70

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