3:40 Cheltenham 11 Dec 2010
Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (Registered As The Bristol Novices' Hurdle Race) (Grade 2)(Class 1) (2m7f213yds) 3m New Good To Soft 12 hurdles
1st £14,252.50 2nd £5,347.50 3rd £2,677.50 4th £1,335 5th £670 6th £335
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
|b g Old Vic - Sorivera (Irish River)|
|Tracked leaders, slight lead 2 out, travelling well soon after, idled and joined run-in, shaken up and stayed on strongly under hand driving final 120yds (old market op 4-1 new market)|
|b g Old Vic - Open Cry(IRE) (Montelimar)|
|Chased leaders until hit 2 out and lost place, rallied under pressure last and challenged soon after, kept on, not going pace of winner final 120yds (old market op 14-1 new market)|
|b g Oscar(IRE) - Ethel's Bay(IRE) (Strong Gale)|
|Chased leaders, challenged 5th, stayed front rank and every chance 2 out, still upsides under pressure after last, one pace into 3rd final 120yds (old market op 8-1 new market op 6-1)|
|ch g Flemensfirth(USA) - Loch Lomond(IRE) (Dry Dock)|
|Never jumping with much fluency, in rear but in touch, driven and headway approaching 2 out, chased leaders soon after, never quite on terms, weakened last (old market op 7-2 new market)|
|ch g Old Vic - Wigmore(IRE) (Denel)|
|Tracked leaders, challenged 6th, led 7th, narrowly headed 2 out, weakened before last (old market op 18-1 new market)|
|b g Byzantium(FR) - Isabellita(FR) (Cyborg)|
|In touch until outpaced 7th, driven and stayed on from 2 out, kept on run-in, never dangerous (new market)|
|b g Tikkanen(USA) - Golden Flower(GER) (Highland Chieftain)|
|Pulled hard, led until headed 7th, stayed pressing leader to 3 out, weakened 2 out (old market tchd 9-2 new market)|
|b g Witness Box(USA) - Celestial Rose(IRE) (Roselier)|
|In rear, ridden and some headway after 4 out, weakened before 2 out (old market tchd 33-1 new market)|
|b g Comte Du Bourg(FR) - Little Blue(FR) (Reve Bleu)|
|In touch, in rear from 4th, weakened quckly after 4 out, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (new market)|
- 9 ran Off time: 3:40:00 Winning time: 6m 9.35s (slow by 28.35s) Total SP: 115%
- Non-runners: Smooth Classic (vet's certificate), Sybarite (withdrawn; vet's advice)
- Rule 4: Sybarite was withdrawn. Price at time of withdrawal 4/1. Rule 4 applies to all bets struck prior to withdrawal but not to SP bets. Deduction 20p in the pound. New market formed.
- 1st owner: Michael Buckley (Mossley) 1st breeder: Pipe View Stud
- 2nd owner: Ian J Fogg & Paul K Barber (Join Together)
- 3rd owner: Soccer AM (Teaforthree)
- Tote win: £4.50 PL: £2.20 £2 £1.70 Ex: £49.60 CSF: £45.46 Trifecta: £157.50 Pool: £2999.25 - 14.09 winning units.
- Jackpot: £3,033.90 to a £1 stake. Pool: £14,956.06 - 3.50 winning tickets.
- Placepot: £43.90 to a £1 stake. Pool: £225,954.59 - 3,753.16 winning tickets.
- Quadpot: £14.60 to a £1 stake. Pool: £15,397.45 - 779.70 winning tickets.