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2:50 Cheltenham 13 Mar 2020

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

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m7f213yds) 3m New Soft 12 hurdles
1st £73,505.50 2nd £27,693.56 3rd £13,859.84 4th £6,923.39 5th £3,474.76 6th £1,737.38 7th £862.16 8th £444.14

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
6 115 152 128 154
ch g Stowaway - Martovic (IRE) (Old Vic)
Tall, strong; prominent, led 3rd, headed 6th, remained handy, blundered 8th, led on bend between last 2, edged right when strongly pressed approaching last, headed run-in, rallied to regain lead near finish (tchd 9/2)
2  nk
7 115 149 127 152
b g Oscar (IRE) - Aura About You (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Strong; midfield, headway after 3 out, challenging approaching last, led narrowly run-in, headed final 75yds, ran on under pressure, just held (vet said gelding lost its left-hind shoe) (tchd 5/1)
3  nse [¼]
6 115 t 144 127 152
b g Stowaway - Molly Duffy (IRE) (Oscar)
Strong; midfield, headway after 2 out, challenging last, edged right run-in, led narrowly final 75yds, headed and held near finish (op 7/1)
4  [1½]
6 115 150 126 152
b g Kayf Tara - Rosita Bay (Hernando)
Held up, headway approaching 3 out, challenging when not much room and switched left approaching last, not clear run briefly run-in, stayed on, not pace of front trio after
5  10 [11½]
6 115 149 118 141
b g Indian Daffodil (IRE) - Janidouce (FR) (Kaldounevees)
Strong; held up, not clear run when switched left and headway on inner before bend between last 2, soon chased leaders, outpaced by front quartet approaching last, kept on same pace run-in (tchd 20/1)
6  [14]
6 115 t 142 116 139
b g Oscar (IRE) - Miss Cozzene (FR) (Solid Illusion)
Midfield, headway approaching 2 out, ridden and one pace before last, never able to trouble leaders (tchd 14/1)
7  [18½]
6 115 132 112 135
ch g Kapgarde (FR) - Ges (FR) (Hours After)
Held up, not fluent 2 out, soon ridden, headway between last 2, never able to threaten leaders
8  ½ [19]
6 115 142 112 134
ch g Casamento (IRE) - Fuaigh Mor (IRE) (Dubai Destination)
Sweating; prominent, ridden and outpaced after 2 out, weakened before last (op 50/1)
9  ¾ [19¾]
6 115 p 129 111 133
b g Fame And Glory - Benefit Ball (IRE) (Beneficial)
Workmanlike; midfield, ridden between last 2, no impression
10  [22¼]
7 115 138 109 133
b g Coastal Path - La Horquela (IRE) (Acatenango)
Strong; held up, headway approaching 2 out, midfield when edged left between last 2, never able to trouble leaders
11  13 [35¼]
8 115 b 147 98 117
b g High Chaparral (IRE) - Hadarama (IRE) (Sinndar)
Midfield, lost place approaching 7th, behind before 2 out, no danger (op 33/1)
12  1 [36¼]
7 115 129 97 116
b g Oscar (IRE) - Flaming Brandy (IRE) (Be My Native)
In touch, led 6th, ridden and headed between last 2, soon weakened
13  15 [51¼]
8 115 t 151 85 101
gr g Martaline - Princesse D'Orton (FR) (Saint Cyrien)
Tracked leaders until ridden and weakened between last 2 (trainer said could offer no explanation for the gelding's performance) (tchd 11/1 tchd 14/1 in place)
14  [54½]
6 115 140 82 98
b g Trans Island - Maryscross (IRE) (Presenting)
Looked well; held up, never better than midfield, struggling before 2 out, never a threat (op 33/1)
PU   
6 115 t1 140
b g Diamond Boy (FR) - Miss Canon (FR) (Cadoudal)
Held up, mistake 3rd, struggling before 2 out, behind when pulled up before last
PU   
6 115 t 146 134
b g Oscar (IRE) - Beeper's Leader (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Rangy; tracked leaders, pushed along and lost place after 3 out, bumped and stumbled 2 out, rallied and not clear run between last 2, 8th and no real impression when eased before last, soon pulled up, dismounted (op 12/1)
PU   
6 115 t 136
b g Fame And Glory - Baby Briggs (IRE) (Presenting)
Midfield, headway approaching 3 out, handy when mistake 2 out, soon weakened, behind when pulled up before last
PU   
6 115 144
b g Oscar (IRE) - Surf Like A Lady (IRE) (Presenting)
Midfield, blundered 5th and lost place, soon behind, pulled up before 8th
PU   
5 115 139
ch g Shirocco (GER) - Five Star Present (IRE) (Presenting)
Looked well; led, headed 3rd, remained handy, weakened approaching 2 out, behind when pulled up before last (op 28/1)
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