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Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

12:55 Cheltenham 24 Jan 2009

Racecourse of The Year Classic Novices' Hurdle Grade 2

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m4f110yds) 2m4½f omsNew Heavy 10 hurdles
1st £17,103 2nd £6,417 3rd £3,213 4th £1,602 5th £804 6th £402

Error

Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
6 1112 155 123 153
b g Sir Harry Lewis(USA) - Swift Conveyance(IRE) (Strong Gale)
Held up in touch, went 2nd 6th to 3 out, travelling well and close up next, taken sharply left to race alone well before last and again when edging left and challenging final obstacle, driven to lead final 100yds, stayed on strongly (op 1-2 tchd 4-7)
2  ½
6 1112 132 123 151
b g Turtle Island(IRE) - Peace Time Girl(IRE) (Buckskin)
In touch, went 3rd 6th, challenged 2 out and led well before last on stands' side, kept narrow advantage until headed and not quicken final 100yds
3  16 [16½]
5 119 104 134
br g Flemensfirth(USA) - Estacado(IRE) (Dolphin Street)
Hit 3rd, chased leaders, went 2nd 3 out, soon disputing lead, led after 2 out, headed well before last and soon no chance with leading duo (op 14-1)
4  18 [34½]
5 119 145 85 114
b g Sassanian(USA) - Rosa Carola(FR) (Rose Laurel)
Led, ridden when challenged 2 out, headed soon after and weakened quickly (op 8-1 tchd 6-1)
5  [36¾]
8 115 118 78 108
b m Groom Dancer(USA) - Trick(IRE) (Shirley Heights)
In rear, ridden 6th, stayed on to chase leaders 2 out, weakened quickly soon after (tchd 40-1 in a place)
6  [41¼]
6 115 120 73 104
b g Sadler's Wells(USA) - Sumoto (Mtoto)
Chased leader to 6th, ridden and lost position 3 out, rallied to challenge 2 out, weakened under pressure soon after (op 50-1)