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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 143 125 154
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
8 115 144 123 151
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]
6 115 150 121 148
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]
6 115 142 120 148
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 142 118 146
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]
5 115 138 116 142
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 145 115 143
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 w1 t 140 103 129
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 91 114
b g Mahler - Janebailey (Silver Patriarch)
Unfurnished, chased leader, led 7th, headed 3 out, lost 2nd approaching 2 out, weakened before last (op 8/1 tchd 9/1 in places)
10  [41½]
7 115 148 89 113
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 81 102
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 78 99
b g Oscar(IRE) - Enniscoffey(IRE) (Old Vic)
Held up, behind 2 out, ridden after, never a threat (op 20/1 tchd 33/1)
13  hd [53¾]
6 115 v1 142 78 99
b g Oscar(IRE) - Presenting Shares(IRE) (Presenting)
Raced keenly in midfield, lost place after 6th, behind 8th (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
PU   
6 115 w1 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 (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)