Results
Meetings
2

12:40 Newbury 28 Nov 2020

Ladbrokes John Francome Novices' Chase

Grade 2 | GBB Race | Class 1 | 4YO plus

Winner £17,085 - 5 ran

2m 7f 86y

Good (Good to Soft in places)

Draw Advantage: None

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1
11/8 Fav
8 11-2
149

mostly chased leader, pushed along before 4 out, led between last 2, 1 length ahead last, pushed along and kept on strongly run-in

2
8/1
6 11-2
140

chased leading pair, went 1 length 2nd at the last, ridden and stayed on same pace run-in

3
7/4 2Fav
6 11-2
147

jumped left at times, led, went clear before 4th, reduced lead 6th, mistake 14th, went left and pecked 3 out, headed between last 2, awkward and weakened into 3rd at the last

4
17/2
6 11-2 p
145

held up in last pair, closer in 4th at 7th, awkward 12th, pushed along before 4 out, ridden and weakened next

5
34
14/1
6 11-2 t
137 WS2

last pair out wide, behind 7th, outpaced and struggling 13th, tailed off

NonRunner

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £2.60
CSF £10.90 (5, 6)
Tote Win £2.10 (5)
Tote Place £1.20 (5), £2.40 (6)
Tote Swinger £5.40 (5, 6)
Tote Exacta £9.40 (5, 6)
Tote Trifecta £16.80 (5, 6, 4)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2019 Good to Soft 3 Danny Whizzbang 6 11 2 - P1-11 270 days P Nicholls (70 miles) Harry Cobden 9/ 2 5:56.60
2018 Soft 7 Santini 6 11 2 - 1-1131 232 days N Henderson (1 miles) Nico De Boinville 11/ 8 5:58.70
2017 Good to Soft 5 Elegant Escape 5 11 2 - 4577-22 25 days C Tizzard (74 miles) Harry Cobden 5/ 1 5:54.20
2016 Good to Soft 5 Thistlecrack 8 11 9 - 1111-11 14 days C Tizzard (74 miles) Tom Scudamore 1/ 8 5:46.30
2015 Good to Soft 7 Native River 5 11 9 - 6F19-31 23 days C Tizzard (74 miles) Brendan Powell 8/ 1 6:09.20
2014 Soft 3 Carraig Mor 6 11 2 - 1123-62 23 days A King (20 miles) Noel 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) Daryl Jacob 5/ 4 5:58.30
2012 Soft 6 Harry Topper 5 11 6 - 51127-1 37 days K Bailey (56 miles) Timmy Murphy 3/ 1 6:11.20
2011 Good 4 Grands Crus 6 11 9 - 1122-61 13 days D Pipe (108 miles) Tom Scudamore 2/ 7 6:03.58
2010 Good to Soft 5 Aiteen Thirtythree 6 11 2 - U1322-1 40 days P Nicholls (70 miles) Noel 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
2007 Soft 1 Joe Lively 8 11 9 - 110112 22 days C Tizzard (74 miles) J Tizzard 13/ 2 6:36.50
2006 Good to Soft 5 Boychuk 5 11 5 - 343-312 20 days P Hobbs (108 miles) Richard Johnson 7/ 2 5:59.40
2005 Good 7 Darkness 6 11 2 - 1210-12 19 days C Egerton (14 miles) B Fenton 14/ 1 5:53.80
2004 Good 5 Cornish Rebel 7 11 2 - 10118-1 29 days P Nicholls (70 miles) A P McCoy 5/ 1 6:04.30
2003 Good to Soft 7 Ballycassidy 7 11 9 - 110131 35 days P Bowen (190 miles) Richard Johnson 2/ 1 5:58.60
2002 Soft 6 Lucky Bay 6 11 2 - 12P-F22 14 days Miss H Knight (17 miles) Jim Culloty 14/ 1 6:06.80
2001 Good to Soft 7 Valley Henry 6 11 9 - 51134-1 55 days P Nicholls (70 miles) Timmy Murphy 15/ 8 6:02.20
2000 Good 6 Shotgun Willy 6 11 6 - 21111-1 33 days P Nicholls (70 miles) J Tizzard 15/ 8 6:00.69

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

Race Record
Distance Record Time
2m 7f 86y 5:46.30

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