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1:50 Sandown 11 Mar 2017

European Breeders' Fund Matchbook Vip "National Hunt" Novices' Handicap Hurdle Final (Grade 3)

(Class 1) (4-7yo) (2m3f173yds) 2m4f Soft 9 hurdles
1st £36,575.50 2nd £13,780 3rd £6,896.50 4th £3,445 5th £1,729 6th £864.50 7th £429 8th £221

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
6 118 t 128 98 135
b g Oscar (IRE) - Montys Miss (IRE) (Presenting)
Held up in last quartet, ridden soon after 3 out, good progress before 2 out to chase leader after 2 out, led last, driven out and kept on well (op 15/2)
2 
6 116 126 95 131
br g Primary (USA) - Next Venture (IRE) (Zaffaran)
Lost midfield place after 3rd and in last quartet next, ridden after 3 out, progress before 2 out, stayed on well to take 2nd last 150yds, no impression on winner near finish
3  [3½]
6 1010 116 83 120
b g Oscar (IRE) - Voodoo Magic (GER) (Platini)
Prominent, mistake 2nd and not fluent next, ridden to dispute 2nd 2 out, not quicken before last, kept on flat to take 3rd near finish (op 14/1)
4  [4¾]
5 119 129 95 132
ch g Kapgarde (FR) - Qrystale Mag (FR) (Vertical Speed)
Led to 1st, chased leader, mistake 6th, led after 3 out, ridden 3 lengths clear before 2 out, headed last, faded flat (tchd 22/1)
5  [7½]
6 1013 t1 126 89 125
b g Coroner (IRE) - Two Of Each (IRE) (Shernazar)
In touch in midfield, ridden and progress before 2 out, stayed on after but never at pace to reach leaders (op 25/1)
6  3 [10½]
5 1013 t 119 79 117
gr g Martaline - Princesse D'Orton (FR) (Saint Cyrien)
In touch, progress on outer after 3 out, ridden and close up 2 out, faded before last (tchd 20/1)
7  shd [10½]
6 113 ht 123 83 119
b g Presenting - Bay Pearl (FR) (Broadway Flyer)
Took keen hold, held up in last, ridden and no progress after 3 out, kept on one pace from 2 out, no danger (op 16/1)
8  [12¾]
6 1110 130 87 124
b g Flemensfirth (USA) - Miss Kettlewell (IRE) (Saddlers' Hall)
In touch in midfield, closed on leaders going strongly to dispute 2nd 2 out, soon ridden, hanging and weakened before last (op 15/2)
9  nk [13¼]
5 1110 p1 130 87 123
ch g Shantou (USA) - Flying Answer (IRE) (Anshan)
Prominent, mistake 3rd, ridden to chase leader after 3 out, mistake 2 out and weakened, lost shoe (vet reported the gelding had lost its right-fore shoe) (op 12/1)
10  [15¾]
6 117 127 82 118
ch g Stowaway - Hard Luck (IRE) (Old Vic)
Close up behind leaders, ridden on long run after 3 out, steadily weakened from 2 out (op 14/1)
11  [17¼]
6 1111 131 84 121
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Rith Ar Aghaidh (IRE) (Phardante)
Prominent, ridden and lost place 3 out, struggling and beaten before 2 out
12  7 [24¼]
5 111 121 67 105
br g Great Pretender (IRE) - Jeu De Lune (FR) (Useful)
Held up towards rear, ridden and progress after 3 out, chased leaders before 2 out, soon weakened, lost shoe (vet reported the gelding had lost its left-hind shoe) (op 11/1)
13  1 [25¼]
5 110 123 68 108
b g Schiaparelli (GER) - Diletia (Dilum)
Mistakes, always in rear, ridden and no progress after 3 out
14  [28]
6 1011 Extra-Weights 5 117 59 98
b g Westerner - Acoola (IRE) (Flemensfirth)
Held up in last quartet, nudged along to try to improve after 3 out, soon no progress and well beaten (trainer said the race may have come too soon for the gelding, having raced six days previously)
15  13 [41]
7 116 126 54 97
b g Medicean - Milliegait (Tobougg)
In touch in midfield, lost place 5th, not fluent next, well in rear after 3 out, soon behind, broke blood vessel (vet reported that a post race examination during routine testing revealed the gelding had bled from the nose) (op 8/1)
PU   
6 1112 h 132
b g Beneficial - Denys Eyre (IRE) (Eurobus)
Took keen hold, led 1st and soon clear, came back to rivals 3rd, headed after 3 out and weakened rapidly, last when pulled up before 2 out (tchd 25/1)
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