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Monday, 19 November, 2018

2:25 Cheltenham 16 Nov 2012

Opus Energy Novices' Hurdle (Registered As The Sharp Novices' Hurdle) (Grade 2)

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m87yds) 2m½f Old Good To Soft 8 hurdles
1st £14,237.50 2nd £5,342.50 3rd £2,675 4th £1,332.50 5th £670 6th £335

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
4 117 150 143
b g Dubawi(IRE) - Nova Cyngi(USA) (Kris S)
Reluctant leader, joined from 3 out, driven and quickened after 2 out, hit last, stayed on gamely closing stages (tchd 6-5)
2 
5 110 132
b g Zagreb(USA) - Minor Tantrum(IRE) (Executive Perk)
Tracked leaders, every chance from 3 out to next, one pace approaching last, rallied gamely run-in and took 2nd final 150yds, no impression on winner closing stages (op 9-2)
3  [3]
5 117 140
b g Court Cave(IRE) - Theatral (Orchestra)
Held up in rear and took keen hold, headway after 2 out, ridden before last, stayed on under pressure run-in to take 3rd closing stages but no impression on leading duo
4  ½ [3½]
4 114 134
bb g Presenting - Greenfieldflyer(IRE) (Alphabatim)
Bumped and mistake 1st, took keen hold, chased leaders and chased winner after 2nd to 4 out, still every chance from 3 out to next, one pace under pressure from last (op 20-1)
5  [5¼]
6 117 135 136
b g Sadler's Wells(USA) - Race The Wild Wind(USA) (Sunny's Halo)
In rear but in touch, some headway 2 out, driven soon after, kept on same pace approaching last (op 14-1)
6  ½ [5¾]
6 117 127 135
b g Dr Massini(IRE) - Charming Present(IRE) (Presenting)
Tracked leaders, chased winner 4 out, upsides from next to 2 out, one pace under pressure run-in (op 25-1)
7  10 [15¾]
5 114 127
gr g Generous(IRE) - Jucinda (Midyan)
Went left and bumped 1st, in touch, chased leaders and jumped slowly 4 out, some headway to close next, weakened and mistake last (op 5-1)
8  21 [36¾]
8 117 128 104
bb g Bob's Return(IRE) - Little Pearl(IRE) (Bigstone)
In rear but in touch, some headway when ridden and mistake 3 out, soon weakened