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3:50 Cheltenham 18 Apr 2018

Nicholson Holman Chase (A Novices' Limited Handicap)

(Class 3) (0-135, 5yo+) (3m1f56yds) 3m1½f New Good 21 fences
1st £11,371.50 2nd £3,339 3rd £1,669.50 4th £834.75 5th £350 6th £350 7th £350 8th £350

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
8 1012 t 122 98 133
ch g Galileo (IRE) - Hill Of Snow (Reference Point)
Behind and wide first circuit, headway 16th, close 2nd 3 out, pushed ahead before next, urged along and held on well flat (tchd 17/2)
2  ½
7 114 t 128 104 139
b g Milan - Distillery Lane (IRE) (Exit To Nowhere)
Settled towards rear, effort 18th, 4th next, driven to go 2nd at last, kept on flat but always just held final 100yds (vet said gelding was suffering from heat stress post race) (op 14/1 tchd 16/1)
3  [2¾]
7 111 p 125 99 133
ch g Tobougg (IRE) - Got Tune (FR) (Green Tune)
Led or close 2nd until driven 2 out, still on terms at last, stayed on until no extra final 120yds (op 12/1)
4  [5¼]
7 114 p 128 100 134
gr g Martaline - Ma Sonate (USA) (Val De L'Orne)
Close up, ridden and effort 2 out, pressed winner until last, not run on, eased closing stages (op 7/2 tchd 9/2)
5  7 [12¼]
8 1010 120 86 121
b g Midnight Legend - Whichway Girl (Jupiter Island)
Prominent, left in lead 5th, in dispute until ridden after 3 out, beaten next, mistake last (op 12/1)
6  16 [28¼]
8 110 p 124 77 112
b g Hurricane Run (IRE) - Silversword (FR) (Highest Honor)
Towards rear, not fluent 3rd, reminder 7th, never really looking happy, struggling 17th, mistake 3 out
7  4 [32¼]
7 1113 137 87 120
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Rith Ar Aghaidh (IRE) (Phardante)
Prominent, not fluent 18th, 5th and ridden 3 out, soon faded (op 6/1 tchd 13/2)
8  9 [41¼]
7 113 t 127 69 100
b g Denham Red (FR) - Call Me Nana (FR) (Call Me Sam)
In last place most of way, mistake 12th, driven and struggling before 18th, soon tailed off (op 17/2)
F   
8 118 v 132
ch g Indian River (FR) - Red Rover (Infantry I)
Led, mistake 2nd, fell 5th (tchd 4/1)
PU   
8 1113 p 137
b g Gold Well - Bramble Leader (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Towards rear, not fluent 8th, soon pulled up, lost action (jockey said gelding lost it's action) (op 11/1)
UR   
7 101 t 116
gr g Daylami (IRE) - Caroline Fontenail (IRE) (Kaldounevees)
Held up in rear until hampered and unseated rider 5th (op 16/1)
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