Results
Meetings
2

13:50 Sandown 09 Mar 2019

European Breeders' Fund Matchbook Vip 'national Hunt' Novices' Handicap Hurdle Final

grade 3 | Class 1 | 4YO to 7YO

Winner £42,202 - 18 ran

2m 3f 173y

Soft (Heavy in places)

Draw Advantage: None

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1
9/1
5 11-5
131

held up and behind, good headway on inside chasing leaders before 2 out, switched out and hit last, went 2nd and ran on well towards finish, led post

2
shd
12/1
6 11-12
138

raced wide in mid-division, smooth headway on outside tracking leaders before 2 out, led last, driven and stayed on gamely, headed on line

3
12/1
6 11-4
130

chased leaders, went 2nd before led 2 out, headed last, every chance run-in until no extra in 3rd towards finish

4
14/1
7 11-3
132

chased leaders, mistake 2 out, plugged on run-in

5
1
7/1 2Fav
5 10-11
123

mid-division, headway on wide outside chasing leaders approaching 3 out, kept on run-in, not pace to threaten

6
¾
12/1
6 11-5
131

mid-division, pushed along chasing leaders before 2 out, plugged on

7
nk
14/1
6 10-10
129

led and disputed, outright leader on long run before 2 out, narrowly headed 2 out, chased leader and every chance before the last, weakened run-in

8
25/1
5 10-13 p1
125

towards rear, behind and struggling after 3 out, never dangerous after

9
½
25/1
6 11-2
128

mid-division, weakened 2 out

10
33/1
5 11-4
130

chased leaders, pushed along on outside before 2 out, soon beaten

11
20/1
6 11-3
129

always towards rear

12
16/1
5 10-12 p1
129

always rear-division

13
8/1
6 11-2
128

keen in mid-division on outside, headway chasing leaders before 2 out, weakened 2 out

14
6/1 Fav
5 11-7
133

mid-division, pushed along and outpaced after 3 out, soon beaten

15
14
16/1
6 10-11
123

held up and always towards rear

16
hd
16/1
6 10-11
123

led and disputed, headed on long run before 2 out, weakened quickly soon after

17
24
20/1
5 11-10
136

chased leaders on inside, pushed along and weakened on long run before 2 out

PU
10/1
6 11-5
131

mid-division on inside, weakened on long run before 2 out, tailed off and pulled up before last

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £11.50
CSF £111.29 (5, 1)
Tricast £1,341.08 (5, 1, 8)
Tote Win £9.60 (5)
Tote Place £2.70 (5), £2.00 (1), £3.50 (8), £4.20 (4)
Tote Swinger £18.00 (1, 5), £12.10 (1, 8), £24.20 (5, 8)
Tote Exacta £93.80 (5, 1)
Tote Trifecta £1,208.10 (5, 1, 8)
Previous winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2018 Soft 17 Sam's Gunner 5 10 12 125 044-212 23 days M W Easterby (225 miles) W Kennedy 12/ 1 5:14.00
2017 Soft 16 Minella Awards 6 11 8 128 225-2 68 days H Fry (131 miles) N Fehily 8/ 1 5:01.60
2016 Soft 18 Barney Dwan 6 11 6 129 2-53114 49 days F O'Brien (95 miles) P Brennan 14/ 1 5:11.90
2015 Good to Soft 17 As De Mee 5 11 8 130 4-32171 38 days P Nicholls (111 miles) S Twiston-Davies 8/ 1 5:02.00
2014 Soft 16 Brave Vic 6 10 12 123 2-3233 13 days G L Moore (28 miles) Joshua Moore 20/ 1 5:01.76
2013 Heavy 16 Close Touch 5 11 6 130 1112 30 days N Henderson (60 miles) B J Geraghty 8/ 1 5:14.20
2012 Good to Soft 18 Ambion Wood 6 11 12 132 1-32125 21 days V Dartnall (192 miles) D O'Regan 14/ 1 4:58.02
2011 Good 17 Skint 5 10 12 128 1-1223 34 days N Henderson (60 miles) B J Geraghty 10/ 1 4:57.24
2010 Good to Soft 18 Red Harbour 6 10 11 122 110-362 49 days P Nicholls (111 miles) R Walsh 4/ 1 4:59.00
2009 Good 18 Big Eared Fran 6 11 6 128 10-F42 30 days D Pipe (154 miles) A J McNamara 13/ 2 4:52.95