Results
Meetings
2

12:45 Newbury 01 Dec 2018

Ladbrokes John Francome Novices' Chase

Grade 2 | Class 1 | 4YO plus

Winner £22,780 - 7 ran

2m 7f 86y

Soft (Good to Soft in places)

Draw Advantage: None

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1
11/8 Fav
6 11-2
 - 

held up in 5th on inside, closer tracking leaders 7th, mistake and lost place 11th, rallied into 3rd again before 4 out, 2nd travelling well 2 out, 1 length down and not fluent last, led run-in, stayed on

2
4

led until 7th, led again 10th until 12th, chased leader, led again approaching 3 out, 1 length ahead last, hung left headed and no extra run-in

3
10/1
6 11-2
142

tracked leader, led 7th until 10th, in front again 12th, headed approaching 3 out, ridden and lost 2nd next, kept on same pace in 3rd

4
6
50/1
7 11-2 p
137

chased leading pair until approaching 4 out, weakened next

5
9/2
7 11-2
 - 

held up last and ran in snatches, jumped slowly 3rd 10th and 13th, pushed along after 13th, soon beaten, never on terms

6
80
5/2 2Fav
7 11-2 t
152

never fluent, chased leaders, outpaced in 5th before 4 out, slithered on landing last, eased

U
100/1
6 11-2
125

last pair, behind and struggling before 4 out, tailed off when unseated rider 3 out

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £2.48
CSF £13.04 (5, 4)
Tote Win £1.90 (5)
Tote Place £1.30 (5), £3.00 (4)
Tote Swinger £10.20 (2, 4), £2.30 (2, 5), £2.30 (4, 5)
Tote Exacta £10.00 (5, 4)
Tote Trifecta £59.60 (5, 4, 2)
Previous winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2017 Good to Soft 5 Elegant Escape 5 11 2 - 4577-22 25 days C Tizzard (74 miles) H Cobden 5/ 1 5:54.20
2016 Good to Soft 5 Thistlecrack 8 11 9 - 1111-11 14 days C Tizzard (74 miles) T Scudamore 1/ 8 5:46.30
2015 Good to Soft 7 Native River 5 11 9 - 6F19-31 23 days C Tizzard (74 miles) B J Powell 8/ 1 6:09.20
2014 Soft 3 Carraig Mor 6 11 2 - 1123-62 23 days A King (20 miles) N Fehily 2/ 1 6:20.60
2013 Good to Soft 5 Just A Par 6 11 2 - 21122-2 33 days P Nicholls (70 miles) D Jacob 5/ 4 5:58.30
2012 Soft 6 Harry Topper 5 11 6 - 51127-1 37 days K Bailey (56 miles) T J Murphy 3/ 1 6:11.20
2011 Good 4 Grands Crus 6 11 9 - 1122-61 13 days D Pipe (108 miles) T Scudamore 2/ 7 6:03.58
2010 Good to Soft 5 Aiteen Thirtythree 6 11 2 - U1322-1 40 days P Nicholls (70 miles) N Fehily 13/ 2 6:02.30
2009 Good to Soft 4 Michel Le Bon 6 11 2 - 3-131 251 days P Nicholls (70 miles) A P McCoy 6/ 4 6:06.00
2008 Good to Soft 6 Gone To Lunch 8 11 6 - 352-321 7 days J Scott (122 miles) A P McCoy 5/ 2 6:12.05

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