14:50 Cheltenham Fri 15 March 2019

  • Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (Registered As The Spa Novices' Hurdle) (Class 1)
  • 2m 7f 213y, Good to Soft
  • 20 Runners
  • Winner£73,506.002nd£27,694.003rd£13,860.004th£6,923.005th£3,475.006th£1,737.007th£862.008th£444.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:5m 57.42sOff time:14:50:48
1st
14
50/1
T: H De BromheadJ: Rachael Blackmore
Raced freely and travelled well virtually throughout, jumped into lead 3 out, came toward stands side between last 2, ridden before last, stayed on well under pressure flat
2nd
2
6
4/1f
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
In touch, dropped to mid-division 5th, headway on outside after 3 out, not fluent next, chased winner between last 2, ridden and edged left before last, kept on but always held flat op 6/1 tchd 13/2 in places
3rd
7
1
511-5
8/1
T: W P MullinsJ: R Walsh
Mid-division on outside, chased leaders and effort turning in, one pace in 3rd before last, kept on but no chance with clear pair flat
4th
1 ¾
9
14/1
T: N J HendersonJ: Aidan Coleman
Held up towards rear, headway under pressure after 2 out, ridden turning in, stayed on into 4th after last, no impression with leaders op 11/1 tchd 10/1
5th
5
13
13/2
T: Miss R CurtisJ: Sean Bowen
Towards rear, headway after 3 out, driven to chase leaders between last 2, no impression in 4th before last, ridden and weakened flat op 7/1 tchd 8/1
6th
7
8
12/1
T: J P DempseyJ: L P Dempsey
Made most to before 7th, with leader, led again 4 out to next, chased winner, ridden and weakened before last op 10/1
7th
¾
20
25/1
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Held up behind, smooth headway before 2 out, effort to challenge on inside turning in, soon driven and unable to go with leaders, weakened last op 20/1
8th
2
3
33/1
T: F O'BrienJ: P J Brennan
Held up behind, struggling before 2 out, ridden and stayed on into mid-division before last, never pace to get involved
9th
nk
5
33/1
T: N MeadeJ: B J Cooper
Tracked leaders, outpaced 2 out, soon ridden and lost place, weakened before last op 28/1
10th
nk
2
611-5
33/1
T: G McPhersonJ: Kielan Woods
Chased leaders on inside, driven after 2 out, soon ridden, never on terms, weakened before last
11th
4
12
25/1
T: N MeadeJ: S W Flanagan
Raced keenly, in touch, lost place before 2 out, weakened before last op 33/1 tchd 40/1
12th
hd
15
33/1
T: B PaulingJ: Nico de Boinville
In touch on outside, lost place when ridden after 2 out, soon weakened op 28/1
13th
13
11
25/1
T: W P MullinsJ: N D Fehily
Held up behind, outpaced 2 out, some headway into mid-division between last 2, never threatened leaders, weakened before last op 50/1
14th
7
17
33/1
T: C L TizzardJ: T Scudamore
With leader, led before 7th, headed 4 out, in touch, lost place 2 out, soon ridden, weakened before last

Also Ran

PU
4
6/1
T: N J HendersonJ: B J Geraghty
Mid-division, headway 3 out, chased leaders next, driven and unable to quicken turning in, weakened and pulled up before last op 5/1 tchd 7/1
PU
7
611-5
100/1
T: C L TizzardJ: R M Power
Tracked leaders, lost place 4 out, behind from next, tailed off when pulled up before last
PU
10
611-5
9/1
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
Held up, always behind, lost touch 2 out, pulled up before last op 11/1
PU
16
17/2
T: Joseph P O'BrienJ: M P Walsh
Never better than mid-division, behind from halfway, eased and pulled up before 3 out op 9/1 tchd 8/1
PU
18
16/1
T: H D DalyJ: R Johnson
Tracked leaders, lost place when hit 7th, struggling 4 out, soon behind, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out op 25/1
PU
19
710-12
100/1
T: A KingJ: Wayne Hutchinson
Mid-division, still there when blundered 2 out, not recover and soon weakened, behind when pulled up before last

Betting Breakdown

£129.50£21.40, £2.20, £3.50
£855.30£9,934.80£238.76£1,857.72£76.50, £100.10, £7.90

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