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13:15 Cheltenham 18 Nov 2017

Mallardjewellers.com Novices' Chase (Class 2) (5YO plus)

Winner £15,640 - 3 ran

3m 80y

Soft (Good to Soft in places)

2
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Dark blue, royal blue stars, dark blue and red halved sleeves, red cap (The Brooks, Stewart Families & J Kyle)

2. Black Corton (FR)

tracked leader, challenged after 4 out, not fluent next, led before 2 out, 1 length advantage last, ridden clear flat, stayed on well

4/1 6 11-8 t 150 Bryony FrostP F Nicholls
2 4
Maroon and light blue diabolo, light blue sleeves, quartered cap (Mills & Mason Partnership)

1. Ballyoptic (IRE)

led, blundered 10th, joined after 4 out, headed before 2 out, ridden between last 2, 1 length down when blundered last, not pace of winner flat

10/11 Fav 7 11-8 155 R JohnsonN A Twiston-Davies
3 29
Orange, black triple diamond, chevrons on sleeves (John And Heather Snook)

3. West Approach

not fluent 1st, tracked rival pair, jumped slowly on occasions, driven and outpaced after 3 out, no chance with clear pair from next, tailed off

7/4 2Fav 7 11-5 - T ScudamoreC L Tizzard

Off Time: 13:16:05

Winning Time: 6m 42.10s

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2017 23:51:46

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1

tracked leader, challenged after 4 out, not fluent next, led before 2 out, 1 length advantage last, ridden clear flat, stayed on well

4/1 6 11-8 t Bryony Frost 150
2/5 02 Dec 2017 Nbu 23½F GS  Cl1 NovChGd2 £22,780 (J) to Elegant Escape (¾L)   9/4 2Fav 611-5 Bryony Frost 155
Won/7 26 Dec 2017 Kmp 24F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd1 £42,712 (J) bt Elegant Escape (1½L)   4/1 611-7 Bryony Frost 155
Won/4 17 Feb 2018 Asc 24F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd2 £22,780 (J) bt Ms Parfois (8L)   10/11 Fav 711-5 Bryony Frost 155
5/10 14 Mar 2018 Che 24½F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd1 £99,662 (J) to Presenting Percy (17¼L)   5/1 711-4 Bryony Frost 155
4/9 13 Apr 2018 Ain 25F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd1 £56,130 (J) to Terrefort (31L)   6/1 711-4 Bryony Frost 153
2/4 03 Nov 2018 Wth 24F Gd  Cl1 ChGd2 £56,950 (J) to Definitly Red (2L)   5/4 Fav 711-3 Bryony Frost 153
2 4

led, blundered 10th, joined after 4 out, headed before 2 out, ridden between last 2, 1 length down when blundered last, not pace of winner flat

10/11 Fav 7 11-8 R Johnson 155
4/7 26 Dec 2017 Kmp 24F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd1 £42,712 (J) to Black Corton (27L)   11/4 2Fav 711-7 Sam Twiston-Davies 154
Won/6 03 Feb 2018 Wth 24F Hy  Cl1 NovChGd2 £19,932 (J) bt Vintage Clouds (2¾L)   5/2 JFav 811-3 Thomas Bellamy 150
4/10 14 Mar 2018 Che 24½F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd1 £99,662 (J) to Presenting Percy (15½L)   9/1 811-4 Sam Twiston-Davies 150
2/29 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Joe Farrell (nse)   9/1 811-6 Thomas Bellamy 149
F/18 08 Dec 2018 Ain 26F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £84,195 (J) to Walk In The Mill  15/2 2Fav 811-7 Thomas Bellamy 155
3 29

not fluent 1st, tracked rival pair, jumped slowly on occasions, driven and outpaced after 3 out, no chance with clear pair from next, tailed off

7/4 2Fav 7 11-5 T Scudamore -
Won/4 08 Dec 2017 Exe 19F Sft  Cl2 NovCh £15,640 (J) bt Report To Base (3¼L)   15/8 2Fav 711-5 R M Power -
3/7 26 Dec 2017 Kmp 24F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd1 £42,712 (J) to Black Corton (23L)   11/1 711-7 T Scudamore -
5/5 03 Feb 2018 San 20F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd1 £31,322 (J) to Terrefort (52L)   6/1 811-4 T Scudamore 148
6/9 15 Mar 2018 Che 20F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd1 £85,425 (J) to Shattered Love (21L)   33/1 811-4 T Scudamore 146
PU/29 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Joe Farrell  33/1 811-1 T Scudamore 144
3/16 27 Oct 2018 Che 25F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £37,140 (J) to Relentless Dreamer (11¼L)   9/1 810-12 R Johnson 143
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Black Corton 1st
Ballyoptic 2nd
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £6.00
Tote Win £4.20 (2)
Tote Exacta £7.90 (2, 1)
Tote Trifecta £7.90 (2, 1, 3)
CSF £8.08 (2, 1)