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2:50 Cheltenham 16 Mar 2018

Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (Registered As The Spa Novices' Hurdle)

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m7f213yds) 3m New Soft 12 hurdles
1st £77,600.07 2nd £29,118.76 3rd £14,579.82 4th £7,262.66 5th £3,651.77 6th £1,825.88

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 115 t 143 134 154
b g Oscar (IRE) - Kilbricken Leader (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Tracked leaders, chased leader approaching 2 out, stayed on to lead just before last, hung left when drawing clear run-in, kept on gamely towards finish (op 40/1)
2  3
8 115 144 132 151
b g Mahler - Acoola (IRE) (Flemensfirth)
Looked well, midfield, headway between last 2, hung left when chasing leaders and mistake last, continued to hang left run-in, went 2nd final 100yds, stayed on, not reach winner (op 14/1)
3  [4½]
6 115 150 130 148
b g Milan - Tinagoodnight (FR) (Sleeping Car)
Looked well, held up, headway on outer approaching 2 out, edged left between last 2, stayed on under pressure to chase leaders last, kept on but held final 75yds (op 3/1)
4  [6]
6 115 142 129 148
b g Flemensfirth (USA) - Ifyoucouldseemenow (IRE) (Saddlers' Hall)
Workmanlike, held up in rear, headway after 2 out, ridden to chase leaders approaching last, staying on when edged slightly right final 100yds, kept on under pressure but no impression after (op 22/1 tchd 25/1)
5  [7¾]
5 115 t 142 127 146
b g High Chaparral (IRE) - Walkamia (FR) (Linamix)
Held up, slightly worse than midfield, headway approaching 2 out, stayed on to chase leaders when mistake last, kept on same pace final 100yds (op 25/1)
6  [10½]
5 115 138 125 142
b g Irish Wells (FR) - Skandia (FR) (Robin Des Champs)
Midfield, headway approaching 3 out, chased leaders when not fluent last, one pace final 100yds (op 33/1)
7  [11¾]
6 115 t 145 124 143
b g Saint Des Saints (FR) - Fabalina (FR) (Dear Doctor)
Workmanlike, not over-big, led, headed 7th, remained prominent, led again 3 out, soon clear, still about 6 lengths clear between last 2, headed just before last, lost 2nd final 100yds and weakened (op 25/1)
8  14 [25¾]
5 115 t 140 112 129
b g Great Pretender (IRE) - Qena (FR) (Le Balafre)
Quite strong, held up, some headway approaching 2 out, ridden after 2 out, no impression (tchd 11/1)
9  13 [38¾]
6 115 142 100 114
b g Mahler - Janebailey (Silver Patriarch)
Unfurnished, chased leader, led 7th, headed 3 out, lost 2nd approaching 2 out, weakened before last (vet said gelding lost left fore shoe) (op 8/1 tchd 9/1 in places)
10  [41½]
7 115 148 98 113
ch g Flemensfirth (USA) - Sommer Sonnet (IRE) (Taipan)
Looked well, midfield, headway approaching 3 out, ridden and weakened after 2 out, eased when well beaten before last (op 14/1 tchd 9/1)
11  9 [50½]
5 115 147 90 102
b g Loup Breton (IRE) - Kalimina (FR) (Monsun)
Held up in rear, struggling and behind after 2 out, never a threat (op 25/1)
12  3 [53½]
6 115 142 87 99
b g Oscar (IRE) - Enniscoffey (IRE) (Old Vic)
Held up, behind 2 out, ridden after, never a threat (vet said gelding lost right hind shoe) (op 20/1 tchd 33/1)
13  hd [53¾]
6 115 v1 142 87 99
b g Oscar (IRE) - Presenting Shares (IRE) (Presenting)
Raced keenly in midfield, lost place after 6th, behind 8th (vet said gelding lost left fore shoe) (tchd 40/1)
PU   
6 115 t 142
bb g Axxos (GER) - Omelia (FR) (April Night)
Slightly on toes, held up in midfield, lost place after 6th, behind 2 out, pulled up before last
PU   
6 115 147
b g Brian Boru - Belsalsa (FR) (Kingsalsa)
Tracked leaders, hit 3rd, pushed along and weakened 3 out, behind when pulled up before 2 out (vet said gelding lost left fore shoe)
PU   
6 115 t 139
b g Westerner - Thegoodwans Sister (IRE) (Executive Perk)
Quite strong, tracked leaders, ridden and weakened after 3 out, behind when pulled up before 2 out
PU   
6 115 142
b g Getaway (GER) - Carrigmoorna Oak (IRE) (Milan)
Midfield, lost place before 3 out, behind 2 out, pulled up soon after last (op 33/1 tchd 40/1 in places)
PU   
6 115 139
b g Westerner - The Lyme Volunteer (IRE) (Zaffaran)
Midfield, hit 6th, hit 8th, weakened before 2 out, behind when pulled up before last (tchd 100/1)
PU   
6 115 150
b g Saddler Maker (IRE) - O Dame De Gene (FR) (Passing Sale)
Held up, headway 7th, chased leaders 3 out, niggled along approaching 2 out, weakened between last 2, eased and behind when pulled up before last (vet said gelding lost right hind shoe) (op 11/2 tchd 13/2)
PU   
5 115 145 129
br g Beneficial - Dyrick Daybreak (IRE) (Ali-Royal)
Midfield, effort and headway on bend after 2 out, chased leaders, 8th and no impression when pulled up before last (op 25/1)
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