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Saturday, 17 November, 2018

2:10 Cheltenham 28 Oct 2003

Thwaites Smooth Beer Hurdle Showcase Handicap(Class B)

(Class 2) (0-145, 4yo+) (2m5f26yds) 2m5f Old Good To Firm 10 hurdles
1st £9,352.49 2nd £3,547.50 3rd £1,773.75 4th £806.25 5th £403.13 6th £241.88
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
4 119 p 124 13 134
gr g Environment Friend - Off The Air(IRE) (Taufan)
Tracked leaders, led 3 out, edged right off bend approaching last, driven clear soon after (op 6-4 tchd 7-4 in places)
2  7
8 1111 126 8 127
b g Night Shift(USA) - Future Past(USA) (Super Concorde)
In touch, headway to track leaders 4 out, strong challenge from 2 out, carried right bend approaching last, soon outpaced (op 4-1 tchd 11-2 in places)
3  4 [11]
5 100 Out-of-Handicaps 1 v 101 98
b g Celtic Swing - Recherchee (Rainbow Quest)
Held up in rear, not fluent 4th, headway 6th, stayed on to chase leaders from 2 out, soon one pace and hung badly left, left 3rd last (op 5-1 tchd 11-2, 6-1 in places)
4  5 [16]
6 119 124 116
br g Machiavellian(USA) - Alkaffeyeh(IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
Chased leader to 5th, lost position 4 out, ridden and stayed on again approaching last but not trouble leaders (op 10-1 tchd 16-1 in a place)
5  shd [16]
7 1112 127 119
ch h Barathea(IRE) - Excellent Alibi(USA) (Exceller)
Held up in rear, headway 4 out, ridden 2 out, never dangerous and soon weakened (op 10-1 tchd 16-1 in places)
6  8 [24]
7 108 116 100
b g Tagel(USA) - Miss Zonissa(FR) (Zino)
Chased leaders, went 2nd 5th, slight lead 4 out, headed 3 out, weakened next (op 14-1 tchd 20-1 in places)
7  ¾ [24¾]
8 111 116 99
br m Weld - Dark City (Sweet Monday)
Led to 4 out, weakened from next (op 10-1 tchd 14-1 in places)
F   
5 1010 111 110
b g Karinga Bay - Bonita Blakeney (Baron Blakeney)
Held up in rear, steady headway 3 out, ridden, 6 lengths 3rd and one pace when fell last (op 8-1 tchd 9-1 in a place)