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2:30 Cheltenham 19 Mar 2021

Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (Registered as The Spa Novices' Hurdle) (GBB Race)

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m7f213yds) 3m New Good To Soft 12 hurdles
1st £55,127.15 2nd £20,769.43 3rd £10,394.51 4th £5,192.36 5th £2,605.98 6th £1,302.99 7th £646.60 8th £333.09

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
6 115 t 144 135 153
gr g Martaline - Virgata (FR) (Turgeon)
Pressed leader, led going easily 2 out, shaken up and edged right before last, 3 lengths ahead last, ridden and quickened clear final 110yds, readily (regarding the apparent improvement in form, trainer said his yard had been out of form and now appeared to be running well) (tchd 12/1)
2  11
6 115 t1 135 126 142
b g Oscar (IRE) - Lady Elite (IRE) (Lord Americo)
Raced wide, midfield, steady headway going easily before 2 out, ridden and went second before last, kept on but no chance with winner final 110yds
3  [12½]
7 115 p 138 125 140
b g Doyen (IRE) - Satco Street (IRE) (Satco)
Towards rear, steady headway and in touch with leaders after 3 out, ridden after 2 out, outpaced before last, rallied and went third run-in, soon edged right, kept on, no match for first two (op 15/2)
4  [15¼]
6 115 146 123 140
br g Stowaway - Our Honey (IRE) (Old Vic)
Midfield, not fluent 1st, steady headway and prominent after 3rd, going easily before 2 out, pushed along and briefly went second before last, ridden and keeping on when not fluent last, no extra final 110yds (op 4/1 tchd 10/3)
5  ¾ [16]
7 115 143 122 138
b g Morozov (USA) - Oscar Bird (IRE) (Oscar)
Held up in rear, not fluent 4th, not fluent 6th, raced wide and steady headway before 2 out, ridden and outpaced after 2 out, rallied and edged left before last, kept on final 110yds, not pace to challenge (op 12/1)
6  nk [16¼]
6 115 139 122 139
b g Shantou (USA) - Didinas (FR) (Kaldou Star)
In touch with leaders, mistake and lost position 7th, soon towards rear, shaken up before 2 out, ridden and outpaced on turn before last, rallied approaching last, no impression final 110yds (op 17/2)
7  [17¾]
6 115 t 126 121 136
b g Jeremy (USA) - Meldrum Hall (IRE) (Saddlers' Hall)
Held up in rear, going easily before 2 out, ridden after 2 out, good headway and in touch with leaders before last, jumped left and not fluent last, soon beaten (op 80/1)
8  2 [19¾]
6 115 p1 143 119 135
bb g Mahler - Oddly Presented (IRE) (Presenting)
Midfield, not fluent 2nd, jumped left 3rd, pushed along and lost ground before 2 out, ridden and rallied after 2 out, weakened gradually approaching last (tchd 8/1)
9  2 [21¾]
6 115 ht1 142 117 134
gr g Galileo (IRE) - Dame Again (AUS) (Danehill)
Raced wide, took keen hold, close up, every chance going easily 2 out, ridden and outpaced before last, soon beaten (vet said gelding lost its left fore shoe) (op 33/1)
10  11 [32¾]
6 115 p 144 108 125
bb g Cokoriko (FR) - Stella D'Engilbert (FR) (Network)
Prominent, smooth headway and every chance 2 out, ridden and weakened before last (trainer's rep could offer no explanation for the gelding's performance) (op 7/2)
11  [40¼]
6 115 143 101 118
b g Getaway (GER) - Buck's Blue (FR) (Epervier Bleu)
Towards rear, niggled along throughout, raced wide and steady headway after 3 out, pushed along and outpaced before 2 out, ridden and rallied after 2 out, edged left before last, soon weakened (tchd 15/2)
12  13 [53¼]
7 115 139 90 104
b g Let The Lion Roar - Millenium Love (IRE) (Great Commotion)
Held up in rear, not fluent 4 out, pushed along and struggling before 2 out, soon beaten (op 33/1)
13  [55½]
6 115 133 88 101
b g Oscar (IRE) - Pat's Darling (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Led, headed but close up after 3rd, ridden and lost position after 3 out, beaten before 2 out (op 18/1 tchd 33/1)
14  ½ [56]
7 115 p1 132 88 101
b g Ask - Pure Honey (IRE) (Beneficial)
In rear, pushed along 7th, outpaced when not fluent 4 out, struggling and detached after 3 out, soon beaten
PU   
7 115 p 127
br g Flemensfirth (USA) - Top Quality (Simply Great)
Raced wide, towards rear, steady headway into midfield before 4th, pushed along before 2 out, soon outpaced, ridden and weakened after 2 out, lost touch and pulled up before last (op 150/1)
PU   
6 115 tp 142
bb g Tirwanako (FR) - Irise De Gene (FR) (Blushing Flame)
Prominent on inner, headway to lead after 3rd, pushed along and headed 2 out, weakened and pulled up before last (vet said gelding lost its left fore shoe) (op 12/1)
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