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2:30 Newcastle 28 Nov 1998

Newcastle Building Society 'Fighting Fifth' Hurdle Class A (Grade 2)

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m46yds) 2m Good To Soft 9 hurdles
1st £21,769.99 2nd £8,237.25 3rd £4,031.13 4th £1,836.63
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 118 172 166 172
br g Accordion (IRE) - Newgate Fairy (IRE) (Flair Path)
Close up, hit 4th, led after 4 out, pushed clear 2 out, stayed on strongly (op 6-4 tchd 7-4)
2  5
7 118 160 161 165
b g Sir Ivor (USA) - Sans Dot (Busted)
Tracked leaders, effort 4 out, chased winner next, ridden 2 out and kept on same pace (op 11-4 tchd 7-2, 4-1 in places)
3  8 [13]
7 110 146 150
b h Night Shift (USA) - Myth I (Troy)
Close up, ridden along 4 out, one pace from next (op 10-1)
4  14 [27]
4 110 146 132 140
gr g Generous (IRE) - City Fortress (Troy)
Led, ridden along 5th, hit next, soon headed and weakened 3 out (tchd 11-2)
5  23 [50]
5 110 155 108 112
b g Simply Great (FR) - Jupiter's Message (Jupiter Island)
Held up in touch, headway 4th, ridden along before 4 out, soon weakened and behind (op 4-1 tchd 5-1 in places)
F   
5 110
b g Alzao (USA) - Watership (USA) (Foolish Pleasure)
Held up in touch until fell 3rd (op 12-1)
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