Results
Meetings
5

16:10 Cheltenham 10 Mar 2020

Close Brothers Mares' Hurdle

Grade 1 | Registered As The David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle | Class 1 | 4YO plus

Winner £67,524 - 9 ran

2m 3f 200y

Soft (Heavy in places)

Draw Advantage: None

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1
9/4 2Fav
6 11-5
158

always prominent, shaken up to lead on inside turning in, soon ridden, big jump last, stayed under pressure flat, held on gamely

2
½
4/6 Fav
9 11-5
162

tracked leaders, switched outside 2 out, soon poised to challenge, every chance last, ridden and kept on under pressure flat, always just held

3
16/1
6 11-5
151

led to 2nd, remained prominent, driven and lost place after 2 out, soon outpaced, went 3rd before last, kept on, no chance with front pair

4
12/1
8 11-5
152

held up mid-division, tracked leaders before 2 out, outpaced turning in, soon ridden, kept on same pace in 4th from last, never on terms

5
7/1
6 11-5
153

led 2nd, joined before 5th, driven and headed turning in, no impression when lost place before last, weakened flat

6
nk
66/1
7 11-5
130

held up in last pair, outpaced before 2 out, never able to challenge, weakened before last

7
20/1
10 11-5 p
150

tracked leaders, driven after 3 out, lost place when ridden after next, weakened before last

8
5
66/1
6 11-5
134

held up mid-division, lost place approaching 2 out, soon behind, weakened before last

9
43
100/1
5 11-5
133

went left 1st, held up in last pair, driven before 3 out, lost touch before next, tailed off

NonRunner

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £3.60
CSF £4.65 (6, 1)
Tricast £19.27 (6, 1, 5)
Tote Win £2.90 (6)
Tote Place £1.20 (6), £1.10 (1), £2.40 (5)
Tote Swinger £2.50 (1, 5), £1.10 (1, 6), £3.50 (5, 6)
Tote Exacta £3.90 (6, 1)
Tote Trifecta £23.10 (6, 1, 5)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2019 Soft 14 Roksana 7 11 5 - 31112-3 38 days D Skelton (27 miles) Harry Skelton 10/ 1 5:00.26
2018 Heavy 9 Benie Des Dieux 7 11 5 - 6331-11 31 days W P Mullins Ruby Walsh 9/ 2 5:10.10
2017 Good to Soft 17 Apple's Jade 5 11 5 - 1-12212 20 days G Elliott B J Cooper 7/ 2 4:50.20
2016 Good to Soft 19 Vroum Vroum Mag 7 11 5 - 111-111 52 days W P Mullins Ruby Walsh 4/ 6 4:45.00
2015 Good to Soft 15 Glens Melody 7 11 5 - 2-47521 31 days W P Mullins Paul Townend 6/ 1 4:51.10
2014 Good to Soft 16 Quevega 10 11 5 - 1111-11 320 days W P Mullins Ruby Walsh 8/ 11 4:44.40
2013 Soft 19 Quevega 9 11 5 - 111-111 320 days W P Mullins Ruby Walsh 8/ 11 4:55.50
2012 Good 19 Quevega 8 11 5 - 39111-1 313 days W P Mullins Ruby Walsh 4/ 7 4:31.30
2011 Good 14 Quevega 7 11 5 - 11-3911 327 days W P Mullins Ruby Walsh 5/ 6 4:48.20
2010 Good to Soft 17 Quevega 6 11 5 - 9311-39 296 days W P Mullins Ruby Walsh 6/ 4 4:45.20
2009 Good to Soft 21 Quevega 5 11 3 - 1119-31 20 days W P Mullins Ruby Walsh 2/ 1 4:55.20
2008 Good to Soft 13 Whiteoak 5 11 0 - 0-23121 27 days D McCain (62 miles) J Maguire 20/ 1 5:01.40

Race Favourite Stats
Year Favourite Finish Position Winner Market Position
2019 DNF 4
2018 3 2
2017 3 3
2016 1 1
2015 DNF 2
2014 1 1
2013 1 1
2012 1 1
2011 1 1
2010 1 1

Race Record
Distance Record Time
2m 3f 200y 4:45.00

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