Results
Meetings
5

16:10 Kempton 21 Oct 2018

Matchbook VIP Hurdle (Listed) (Class 1) (4YO plus)

Winner £22,780 - 6 ran - Draw Advantage: None

2m

Good (Good to Firm in Places)

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
1

6. Verdana Blue (IRE)

held up, headway going well 3 out, led before 2 out, clear approaching last, eased towards finish

8/13 Fav
6 10-7
143
2
7

1. Old Guard

chased leaders, slow 2nd, guessed at 3rd and pushed along, went 2nd after 2 out, no chance with winner

3/1 2Fav
7 11-6
153
3
5

5. Smaoineamh Alainn (IRE)

held up in rear, headway when mistake 2 out, no impression on winner, one pace, took 3rd close home

16/1
6 10-7 h
135
4
½

2. High Secret (IRE)

led, not fluent 1st, headed before 2 out, 3rd and one pace before last, lost 3rd close home

33/1
7 11-0 b1
140
5
5

4. Unison (IRE)

tracked leader, pushed along and losing place when not much room bend before 2 out, soon weakened

25/1
8 11-0
145
6
9

3. San Benedeto (FR)

chased leaders on outside, mistake 2nd, lost place 2 out, weakened

7/1
7 11-0 t p
145

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £1.73
CSF £2.84 (6, 1)
Tote Win £1.50 (6)
Tote Place £1.10 (6), £2.00 (1)
Tote Swinger £9.00 (1, 5), £1.20 (1, 6), £3.40 (5, 6)
Tote Exacta £2.90 (6, 1)
Tote Trifecta £14.40 (6, 1, 5)
Previous winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2017 Good 6 Old Guard 6 11 0 - 47747-7 8 days P Nicholls (77 miles) H Cobden EVENS 3:44.81
2016 Good 5 Hargam 5 11 0 - 64330-3 14 days N Henderson (47 miles) B J Geraghty 11/ 4 3:39.80
2015 Good 5 The New One 7 11 8 - 1-11115 222 days N Twiston-Davies (95 miles) S Twiston-Davies 2/ 11 3:40.40
2014 Good to Soft 7 The New One 6 11 8 - 2-11231 199 days N Twiston-Davies (95 miles) S Twiston-Davies 2/ 11 3:48.80
2013 Good to Soft 4 The New One 5 11 8 - 111212 199 days N Twiston-Davies (95 miles) S Twiston-Davies 1/ 2 3:55.70
2012 Good 4 Get Me Out Of Here 8 11 8 - P-52221 195 days Jonjo O'Neill (95 miles) A P McCoy 2/ 1 3:52.30
2011 Good 4 Pepe Simo 7 11 8 - 123811 176 days P Nicholls (77 miles) D Jacob 7/ 4 3:45.50
2010 Good 6 Australia Day 7 11 8 - 042159 57 days P Webber (73 miles) D O'Regan 1/ 2 3:40.50
2009 Good to Firm 6 Katies Tuitor 6 11 8 - 714-00F 22 days C Mann (47 miles) N Fehily 9/ 1 3:41.90
2008 Good 7 Snap Tie 6 11 5 - 62-1223 222 days P Hobbs (155 miles) R Johnson 11/ 4 3:40.70

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