14:50 Cheltenham 16 Mar 2018

Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (registered As The Spa Novices' Hurdle) (Class 1) (4YO plus)

Winner £77,600 - 20 ran

3

2m 7f 213y

Soft (Heavy in places)

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Red, light green star and star on cap (A Selway & P Wavish)

10. Kilbricken Storm (IRE)

in touch, tracked clear leader 2 out, closed to lead approaching last, ridden clear when hung left flat, kept on

33/1 7 11-5 t 143 Harry CobdenC L Tizzard
2 3
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

13. Ok Corral (IRE)

held up mid-division, headway after 2 out, chased clear leaders between last 2, went 3rd when bunny hopped last, ridden and stayed on to chase winner final 100 yards, no impression

16/1 8 11-5 144 B J GeraghtyN J Henderson
3
Grey, white epaulets (Mr & Mrs R Kelvin-hughes)

18. Santini

held up behind, headway into mid-division 3 out, ridden after next, switched inside and kept on before last, went 3rd flat, no impression

11/4 Fav 6 11-5 150 Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
4
Black and beige (halved), chevrons on sleeves, beige cap (Andrea & Graham Wylie)

1. Ballyward (IRE)

held up in rear, headway before 2 out, driven to chase clear leaders before last, ridden and stayed on into 4th flat, not pace to trouble leaders

20/1 6 11-5 142 P TownendW P Mullins
5
Emerald Green, Yellow hoops, Emerald Green cap, White star (Mr John P McManus)

20. Tower Bridge (IRE)

towards rear of mid-division, headway 4 out, driven to chase clear leaders after 2 out, stayed on to dispute 4th when blundered last, kept on same pace, never pace to challenge

33/1 5 11-5 t 142 J J SlevinJoseph P O'Brien
6
Royal blue and yellow (quartered), royal blue sleeves, yellow spots, royal blue cap (Mr Colm Donlon)

17. Robin Waters (FR)

mid-division, headway 3 out, ridden to chase clear pair between last 2 to before last, kept on, not pace to challenge

50/1 5 11-5 138 Harry SkeltonD Skelton
7
Red, pink hoop, pink armlets, white cap (Sullivan Bloodstock Limited)

9. Fabulous Saga (FR)

led to 7th, tracked leader, led again 3 out, soon clear, not fluent next, ridden and headed approaching last, weakened flat

20/1 6 11-5 t 145 D E MullinsW P Mullins
8 14
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

7. Dortmund Park (FR)

held up behind, headway into mid-division before 2 out, ridden and outpaced between last 2, never threatened leaders

12/1 5 11-5 t 140 WS D N RussellG Elliott
9 13
Pink and white (halved), black sleeves, black cap, pink star (Robcour)

5. Chris's Dream (IRE)

tracked leader, led 7th, headed 3 out, chased clear leader, lost place next, weakened before last, tailed off

6/1 J2Fav 6 11-5 142 M P WalshH de Bromhead
10
Red and yellow stripes, yellow sleeves, red armlets, red cap (The Yes No Wait Sorries)

15. Poetic Rhythm (IRE)

in touch on inside, pushed along from 8th, lot place when ridden after 2 out, weakened between last 2, tailed off

10/1 7 11-5 148 P J BrennanF O'Brien
11 9
Red, pink hoop and armlets (Sullivan Bloodstock Limited)

16. Real Steel (FR)

held up, always behind, weakened 2 out, tailed off

33/1 5 11-5 147 D J MullinsW P Mullins
12 3
Purple and yellow (quartered), chevrons on sleeves, yellow cap (The Pick 'n' Mix Partnership)

8. Enniscoffey Oscar (IRE)

always towards rear, weakened 2 out, tailed off

25/1 6 11-5 142 L P AspellMiss E C Lavelle
13 hd
Royal blue, pink disc, maroon sleeves, royal blue stars, dark blue cap, pink spots (Mr Andrew Gemmell)

14. Paisley Park (IRE)

never better than mid-division, behind from 6th, tailed off

33/1 6 11-5 v1 142 Nick ScholfieldMiss E C Lavelle
PU
Emerald green, yellow chevron and sleeves, red cap (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)

2. Beyond The Law (IRE)

tracked leaders, lost place and dropped away quickly after 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before next

50/1 6 11-5 t 139 WS R M PowerM F Morris
PU
Emerald green, dark green sleeves, dark green and emerald green quartered cap (Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede)

3. Calett Mad (FR)

mid-division on inside, weakened 2 out, behind when pulled up before last

16/1 6 11-5 t 142 D A JacobN A Twiston-Davies
PU
Red, pink hoop, armlets and cap (Sullivan Bloodstock Limited)

4. Chef Des Obeaux (FR)

towards rear of mid-division on outside, headway 3 out, outpaced after next, never reached leaders weakened and pulled up before last

6/1 J2Fav 6 11-5 150 N D FehilyN J Henderson
PU
Royal blue, white sleeves, red cap (Ludlow Racing Partnership)

6. Crucial Role

in touch, hit 8th, lost place after 3 out, behind and weakened next, pulled up before last

66/1 6 11-5 139 R JohnsonH D Daly
PU
Black, pink epaulets, hooped sleeves and cap (Grech & Parkin)

11. Mr Whipped (IRE)

towards rear of mid-division, some headway under pressure after 2 out, never near leaders, weakened and pulled up before last

16/1 5 11-5 145 J McGrathN J Henderson
PU
Royal blue, white hoops, maroon sleeves and cap (McNeill Family And Prodec Networks Ltd)

12. Mulcahys Hill (IRE)

chased leaders to 3 out, dropped away quickly soon after, tailed off when pulled up before next

50/1 6 11-5 147 A P HeskinW Greatrex
PU
White and black check, yellow sleeves, black stars, yellow cap (Mr Charles Dingwall)

19. Talkischeap (IRE)

mid-division, lost place before 3 out, weakened and behind next, pulled up after last

25/1 6 11-5 142 Wayne HutchinsonA King
Share Result

Off Time: 14:51:20

Winning Time: 6m 13.60s

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2018 11:32:59

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1

in touch, tracked clear leader 2 out, closed to lead approaching last, ridden clear when hung left flat, kept on

33/1 7 11-5 t Harry Cobden 143
3/11 25 Apr 2018 Pun 24F Y  Cl1 HdlGd1 €59,000 (J) to Next Destination (½)   5/1 2Fav 711-10 H Cobden 149
2 3

held up mid-division, headway after 2 out, chased clear leaders between last 2, went 3rd when bunny hopped last, ridden and stayed on to chase winner final 100 yards, no impression

16/1 8 11-5 B J Geraghty 144
5/13 13 Apr 2018 Ain 24½F Sft  Cl1 NovHdlGd1 £56,130 (J) to Santini (18¼)   7/2 2Fav 811-4 B J Geraghty 146
3
Grey, white epaulets (Mr & Mrs R Kelvin-hughes)

18. Santini

held up behind, headway into mid-division 3 out, ridden after next, switched inside and kept on before last, went 3rd flat, no impression

11/4 Fav 6 11-5 Nico de Boinville 150
Won/13 13 Apr 2018 Ain 24½F Sft  Cl1 NovHdlGd1 £56,130 (J) bt Roksana ()   6/4 Fav 611-4 Nico de Boinville 150
4

held up in rear, headway before 2 out, driven to chase clear leaders before last, ridden and stayed on into 4th flat, not pace to trouble leaders

20/1 6 11-5 P Townend 142
4/11 25 Apr 2018 Pun 24F Y  Cl1 HdlGd1 €59,000 (J) to Next Destination (21)   8/1 611-10 D J Mullins 143
5

towards rear of mid-division, headway 4 out, driven to chase clear leaders after 2 out, stayed on to dispute 4th when blundered last, kept on same pace, never pace to challenge

33/1 5 11-5 t J J Slevin 142
3/13 13 Apr 2018 Ain 24½F Sft  Cl1 NovHdlGd1 £56,130 (J) to Santini ()   8/1 511-4 J J Slevin 142
6

mid-division, headway 3 out, ridden to chase clear pair between last 2 to before last, kept on, not pace to challenge

50/1 5 11-5 Harry Skelton 138
7

led to 7th, tracked leader, led again 3 out, soon clear, not fluent next, ridden and headed approaching last, weakened flat

20/1 6 11-5 t D E Mullins 145
8 14

held up behind, headway into mid-division before 2 out, ridden and outpaced between last 2, never threatened leaders

12/1 5 11-5 t D N Russell 140
Won/9 27 Apr 2018 Pun 20F Sft  Cl1 HdlGd1 €59,000 (J) bt Whiskey Sour (10)   16/1 511-10 J W Kennedy 139
9 13

tracked leader, led 7th, headed 3 out, chased clear leader, lost place next, weakened before last, tailed off

6/1 J2Fav 6 11-5 M P Walsh 142
10

in touch on inside, pushed along from 8th, lot place when ridden after 2 out, weakened between last 2, tailed off

10/1 7 11-5 P J Brennan 148
7/14 18 Apr 2018 Che 20½F Gd  Cl2 NovHdl £12,512 (J) to Diese Des Bieffes (11)   7/2 2Fav 711-8 P J Brennan 145
11 9

held up, always behind, weakened 2 out, tailed off

33/1 5 11-5 D J Mullins 147
PU/8 01 Apr 2018 Fai 20F SH  Cl1 HdlGd2 €29,500 (J) to Pallasator  10/1 511-5 D J Mullins 143
4/9 27 Apr 2018 Pun 20F Sft  Cl1 HdlGd1 €59,000 (J) to Dortmund Park (20)   25/1 511-10 B J Geraghty 141
12 3

always towards rear, weakened 2 out, tailed off

25/1 6 11-5 L P Aspell 142
9/19 28 Apr 2018 San 20F GS  Cl2 HcpHdl £21,896 (J) to Soul Emotion (26)   10/1 611-8 Nick Scholfield 139
5/17 12 May 2018 Hdo 23F Gd  Cl2 HcpHdl £25,024 (J) to Monbeg Theatre (6)   8/1 611-5 Adam Wedge 138
13 hd

never better than mid-division, behind from 6th, tailed off

33/1 6 11-5 v1 Nick Scholfield 142
PU

tracked leaders, lost place and dropped away quickly after 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before next

50/1 6 11-5 t R M Power 139
9/10 24 Apr 2018 Pun 16½F Y/Sft  Cl1 HdlGd1 €59,000 (J) to Draconien (51)   66/1 611-12 B J Cooper 135
PU

mid-division on inside, weakened 2 out, behind when pulled up before last

16/1 6 11-5 t D A Jacob 142
Won/3 25 Apr 2018 Per 24F Sft  Cl1 NovHdlList £14,238 (J) bt Scorpion Sid (31)   8/11 Fav 611-0 D A Jacob 142
PU

towards rear of mid-division on outside, headway 3 out, outpaced after next, never reached leaders weakened and pulled up before last

6/1 J2Fav 6 11-5 N D Fehily 150
PU/13 13 Apr 2018 Ain 24½F Sft  Cl1 NovHdlGd1 £56,130 (J) to Santini  6/1 611-4 N D Fehily 150
PU

in touch, hit 8th, lost place after 3 out, behind and weakened next, pulled up before last

66/1 6 11-5 R Johnson 139
PU

towards rear of mid-division, some headway under pressure after 2 out, never near leaders, weakened and pulled up before last

16/1 5 11-5 J McGrath 145
PU

chased leaders to 3 out, dropped away quickly soon after, tailed off when pulled up before next

50/1 6 11-5 A P Heskin 147
PU

mid-division, lost place before 3 out, weakened and behind next, pulled up after last

25/1 6 11-5 Wayne Hutchinson 142
Share Result

Off Time: 14:51:20

Winning Time: 6m 13.60s

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2018 11:32:59

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £46.92
Tote Win £45.30 (10)
Tote Place £10.70 (10) , £4.50 (13) , £1.90 (18)
Tote Swinger £87.10 (10, 13) , £19.50 (10, 18) , £11.30 (13, 18)
Tote Exacta £721.20 (10, 13)
Tote Trifecta £3680.30 (10, 13, 18)
CSF £442.07 (10, 13)
Tricast £1951.31 (10, 13, 18)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2017 Good 15 Penhill 6 11 5 - 611141 78 days W P Mullins P Townend 16/1 5:49.50
2016 Good 19 Unowhatimeanharry 8 11 5 - 7P-1111 33 days H Fry (101 miles) N Fehily 11/1 5:48.10
2015 Soft 19 Martello Tower 7 11 7 - 1-11F12 47 days Ms Margaret Mullins A P Heskin 14/1 6:00.30
2014 Good 18 Very Wood 5 11 7 - 11-1253 68 days N Meade Paul Carberry 33/1 5:50.50
2013 Soft 13 At Fishers Cross 6 11 7 - 25-1111 48 days Miss R Curtis (124 miles) A P McCoy 11/8 6:40.10
2012 Good 20 Brindisi Breeze 6 11 7 - B12111 27 days Miss L Russell (363 miles) C Gillies 7/1 5:47.10
2011 Good 18 Bobs Worth 6 11 7 - 21-111 48 days N Henderson (51 miles) B J Geraghty 15/8 5:42.00
2010 Good 20 Berties Dream 7 11 7 - 112F34 33 days P Gilligan A Lynch 33/1 5:55.70
2009 Good to Soft 17 Weapon's Amnesty 6 11 7 - 25-5112 47 days C Byrnes D N Russell 8/1 5:59.90
2008 Good to Soft 18 Nenuphar Collonges 7 11 7 - F21-212 62 days A King (44 miles) R Thornton 9/1 6:00.20