Cheltenham - At The Races

16:50 Cheltenham 12 Mar 2019

Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase (Listed) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner £39,389 - 20 ran

6

2m 4f 44y

Soft

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Red, white sash, royal blue cap (Cheveley Park Stud)

4. A Plus Tard (FR)

led until 2nd, tracked leaders, led before 2 out, clear approaching last, stayed on strongly, impressive

5/1 Fav 5 11-5 144 4 Rachael BlackmoreH de Bromhead
2 16
Emerald Green, Yellow hoops, Emerald Green cap, White star (Mr John P McManus)

7. Tower Bridge (IRE)

prominent, blundered 4th, lost place before 6th, closed under pressure after 3 out, went 2nd last, kept on, no impression on winner

6/1 2Fav 6 11-3 t p1 141 6 J J SlevinJoseph P O'Brien
3
Maroon and white stripes, maroon cap, white hoop (C Jones)

6. Ben Dundee (IRE)

prominent until 2nd, in touch, went 2nd 2 out, no impression on winner, jumped right and dropped to 3rd last, stayed on same pace

33/1 7 11-3 t 141 3 K M DonoghueG Elliott
4
Mauve and white check, white sleeves, mauve armlets (The Gosden Mob)

10. The Russian Doyen (IRE)

chased leaders on outside, went close 2nd after 3rd, led 3 out, headed before 2 out, weakened final 100 yards

20/1 6 11-3 141 H CobdenC L Tizzard
5
Red and white check, white cap (Tim Syder)

11. Springtown Lake (IRE)

chased leaders, mistake 3 out, weakened before 2 out

11/1 7 11-3 141 R JohnsonP J Hobbs
6
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

12. Roaring Bull (IRE)

in rear, reminder after 2nd, not much room after 7th, soon closed, blundered badly 4 out, headway out, weakened before next

16/1 6 11-2 b 140 1 J W KennedyG Elliott
7
EMERALD GREEN & yellow HOOPED, Red cap (Mr John P McManus)

16. Shady Operator (IRE)

prominent, losing place when mistake 7th, struggling when hampered 4 out, well held after next

12/1 6 11-1 139 2 M P WalshJoseph P O'Brien
8 1
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

13. Movewiththetimes (IRE)

chased leaders, ridden after 4 out, 6th and no impression when mistake 2 out, weakened after

16/1 8 11-2 140 B J GeraghtyP F Nicholls
9 nk
Red and black (quartered), diamonds on sleeves (Mr C W Booth)

15. Huntsman Son (IRE)

held up towards rear, not fluent 5th, hampered next, headway 10th, ridden after 3 out, weakened before next

33/1 9 11-2 (ex5) t 140 1 WS2 Kielan WoodsA M Hales
10 11
White, red sleeves, white and red check cap (Mr Anthony Ward-Thomas)

1. Highway One O One (IRE)

prominent, led 2nd, headed 3 out, weakening when mistake 2 out

14/1 7 11-7 145 Tom CannonC Gordon
11 8
Black, white cross belts, diabolo on sleeves (Mr J R Weatherby)

2. Red Indian

chased leaders, mistake and lost place 3rd, closed before next, ridden 12th, weakened before 3 out

16/1 7 11-7 145 Ross ChapmanMiss K Morgan
PU
Dark blue, white chevron, diabolo on sleeves, red cap (Cubomania Syndicate)

3. Cubomania (IRE)

held up in mid-division, headway before 9th, lost place after 3 out, pulled up before last

16/1 6 11-7 t 145 3 D N RussellG Elliott
PU
Black, pink epaulets, hooped sleeves and cap (Grech & Parkin)

5. Lough Derg Spirit (IRE)

towards rear on outside, hampered 7th, mistake 9th, struggling 11th, behind when pulled up before 4 out

12/1 7 11-4 p 142 Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
PU
White, black chevron, black sleeves, white diamonds, quartered cap (Mr Andrew J Martin)

8. Militarian

held up in mid-division, hit 4th, mistake 6th, lost place before 9th, struggling 11th, mistake 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

50/1 9 10-12 (ow1) 142 1 Mr J Martin (7)Andrew J Martin
PU
Yellow, light green seams, light green and yellow striped sleeves, yellow cap (Mr Phil Simmonds)

9. Walt (IRE)

chased leader, lost place before 4th, hampered 6th, 7th and 9th, behind when pulled up before 11th

25/1 8 11-3 t v 141 Sam Twiston-DaviesN P Mulholland
F
Royal blue, pink sash, pink cap, royal blue star (Mrs P Shanahan/mrs J Magnier/j Carthy)

14. Riders Onthe Storm (IRE)

pulled hard, held up, hit and hampered 3rd, fell 6th

10/1 6 11-2 140 1 B S HughesT J Taaffe
PU
Yellow, red spots (Mr David Sewell)

17. Good Man Pat (IRE)

held up towards rear, hit 9th, hit 11th and 4 out, well beaten before 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

12/1 6 11-1 139 Wayne HutchinsonA King
PU
Light blue, pink chevrons, light blue sleeves, light blue cap, pink star (Mr R S Brookhouse)

18. Solomn Grundy (IRE)

in rear, bumped 6th, well beaten 12th, pulled up before 4 out

14/1 9 11-1 139 4 P TownendH de Bromhead
PU
Purple, grey star and sleeves (Manverton Limited)

19. Quamino (GER)

held up towards rear, mistake 8th, well beaten from 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

25/1 6 11-0 t 138 1 B J CooperP Nolan
PU
Mauve and black (quartered), mauve sleeves, white cap (Galloping On The South Downs Partnersh)

20. Dell Oro (FR)

jumped right, mid-division, hampered 4th, lost place 6th, struggling when pulled up before 11th

50/1 6 11-0 p1 138 Joshua MooreG L Moore
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Off Time: 16:51:24

Winning Time: 5m 13.47s

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2019 12:29:30

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

led until 2nd, tracked leaders, led before 2 out, clear approaching last, stayed on strongly, impressive

5/1 Fav 5 11-5 Rachael Blackmore 144 4
3/8 30 Apr 2019 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to Delta Work (14¼)   9/4 2Fav 511-5 Rachael Blackmore 160
2 16

prominent, blundered 4th, lost place before 6th, closed under pressure after 3 out, went 2nd last, kept on, no impression on winner

6/1 2Fav 6 11-3 t p1 J J Slevin 141 6
3

prominent until 2nd, in touch, went 2nd 2 out, no impression on winner, jumped right and dropped to 3rd last, stayed on same pace

33/1 7 11-3 t K M Donoghue 141 3
4/12 01 May 2019 Pun 20F Y  HcpCh €59,000 (J) to O O Seven (14¼)   7/1 710-6 D F O'Regan 138
4

chased leaders on outside, went close 2nd after 3rd, led 3 out, headed before 2 out, weakened final 100 yards

20/1 6 11-3 H Cobden 141
5

chased leaders, mistake 3 out, weakened before 2 out

11/1 7 11-3 R Johnson 141
PU/18 06 Apr 2019 Ain 25F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £42,202 (J) to Kildisart  10/1 711-4 R Johnson 140
6

in rear, reminder after 2nd, not much room after 7th, soon closed, blundered badly 4 out, headway out, weakened before next

16/1 6 11-2 b J W Kennedy 140 1
3/6 31 Mar 2019 Lim 24½F Gd  Cl1 ChGd3 €25,075 (J) to Burrows Saint ()   10/1 611-0 J W Kennedy 138
6/30 22 Apr 2019 Fai 29F Gd/Y  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to Burrows Saint (37)   25/1 610-2 L P Dempsey 138
7

prominent, losing place when mistake 7th, struggling when hampered 4 out, well held after next

12/1 6 11-1 M P Walsh 139 2
PU/30 22 Apr 2019 Fai 29F Gd/Y  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to Burrows Saint  10/1 J2Fav 610-0 J J Slevin 136
8 1

chased leaders, ridden after 4 out, 6th and no impression when mistake 2 out, weakened after

16/1 8 11-2 B J Geraghty 140
F/22 31 Jul 2019 Gal 22½F Gd  HcpCh €176,999 (J) to Borice  8/1 JFav 810-1 D J O'Keeffe 135
Won/7 22 Aug 2019 Kil 23F Y  Ch €7,387 (J) bt Charlie Stout (6)   7/4 2Fav 811-12 M P Walsh 135
9 nk

held up towards rear, not fluent 5th, hampered next, headway 10th, ridden after 3 out, weakened before next

33/1 9 11-2 (ex5) t Kielan Woods 140 1
2/8 11 May 2019 Hdo 20½F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £18,768 (J) to Brave Eagle ()   9/2 CFav 911-7 Kielan Woods 139
10 11

prominent, led 2nd, headed 3 out, weakening when mistake 2 out

14/1 7 11-7 Tom Cannon 145
3/8 17 Apr 2019 Che 20½F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £33,762 (J) to Mister Whitaker ()   4/1 CFav 711-5 Tom Cannon 145
11 8

chased leaders, mistake and lost place 3rd, closed before next, ridden 12th, weakened before 3 out

16/1 7 11-7 Ross Chapman 145
16/21 06 Apr 2019 Ain 24½F Gd  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £42,202 (J) to Aux Ptits Soins (46)   16/1 710-12 Fergus Gregory 139
PU

held up in mid-division, headway before 9th, lost place after 3 out, pulled up before last

16/1 6 11-7 t D N Russell 145 3
Won/4 23 Mar 2019 Thu 18F Gd  Cl1 ChList €29,500 (J) bt Jetz (22)   5/1 611-6 D N Russell 142
F/5 21 Apr 2019 Fai 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to Voix Du Reve  14/1 611-10 D N Russell 142
PU

towards rear on outside, hampered 7th, mistake 9th, struggling 11th, behind when pulled up before 4 out

12/1 7 11-4 p Nico de Boinville 142
6/7 13 Apr 2019 Ayr 20½F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd2 £25,978 (J) to Secret Investor (23)   6/1 711-0 James Bowen 142
PU

held up in mid-division, hit 4th, mistake 6th, lost place before 9th, struggling 11th, mistake 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

50/1 9 10-12 (ow1) Mr J Martin (7) 142 1
6/7 01 Apr 2019 Lud 16F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £7,213 (J) to Court Royale (46)   16/1 911-11 Mr J Martin 134
3/3 22 Apr 2019 Plu 19½F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £31,280 (J) to Mercian Prince (38)   9/2 911-0 T Scudamore 139
4/11 27 Apr 2019 San 20F Gd  Cl2 NovHcpCh £21,896 (J) to Larry ()   40/1 911-12 Mr J Martin 140
PU

chased leader, lost place before 4th, hampered 6th, 7th and 9th, behind when pulled up before 11th

25/1 8 11-3 t v Sam Twiston-Davies 141
6/8 24 Apr 2019 Per 24F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £12,086 (J) to Red Giant (76)   7/2 Fav 811-12 Sam Twiston-Davies 140
F

pulled hard, held up, hit and hampered 3rd, fell 6th

10/1 6 11-2 B S Hughes 140 1
PU/9 21 Apr 2019 Fai 16½F Gd/Y  HcpCh €29,500 (J) to Impact Factor  7/2 Fav 611-10 J J Slevin 139
PU

held up towards rear, hit 9th, hit 11th and 4 out, well beaten before 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

12/1 6 11-1 Wayne Hutchinson 139
5/11 27 Apr 2019 San 20F Gd  Cl2 NovHcpCh £21,896 (J) to Larry (5)   4/1 2Fav 611-11 Wayne Hutchinson 139
PU

in rear, bumped 6th, well beaten 12th, pulled up before 4 out

14/1 9 11-1 P Townend 139 4
PU

held up towards rear, mistake 8th, well beaten from 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

25/1 6 11-0 t B J Cooper 138 1
2/9 21 Apr 2019 Fai 16½F Gd/Y  HcpCh €29,500 (J) to Impact Factor ()   10/1 611-8 B J Cooper 137
PU/12 03 May 2019 Pun 21F Y  HcpCh €59,000 (J) to Real Steel  14/1 610-10 B J Cooper 137
PU

jumped right, mid-division, hampered 4th, lost place 6th, struggling when pulled up before 11th

50/1 6 11-0 p1 Joshua Moore 138
3/3 01 Apr 2019 Lud 16F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £13,061 (J) to Valseur Du Granval (91)   5/4 2Fav 611-12 Joshua Moore 136
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Off Time: 16:51:24

Winning Time: 5m 13.47s

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2019 12:29:30

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Tote Win £5.50 (4)
Tote Place £2.30 (4) , £2.30 (7) , £7.70 (6) , £5.50 (10)
Tote Swinger £28.80 (4, 6) , £8.60 (4, 7) , £58.70 (6, 7)
Tote Exacta £32.30 (4, 7)
Tote Trifecta £1892.50 (4, 7, 6)
CSF £34.82 (4, 7)
Tricast £939.62 (4, 7, 6)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2018 Soft 19 Mister Whitaker 6 11 2 137 43-3121 45 days M Channon (53 miles) B Hughes 13/2 5:28.80
2017 Good to Soft 20 Tully East 7 11 8 138 164-162 23 days A Fleming D O'Regan 8/1 5:11.00
2016 Good to Soft 20 Ballyalton 9 11 10 140 42-U62F 24 days I Williams (37 miles) B Hughes 12/1 5:08.70
2015 Good to Soft 20 Irish Cavalier 6 11 7 137 417-323 45 days Miss R Curtis (124 miles) P Townend 11/1 5:07.40
2014 Good to Soft 19 Present View 6 11 7 137 2-32121 17 days J Snowden (51 miles) B J Powell 8/1 5:00.40
2013 Soft 20 Rajdhani Express 6 11 12 140 8P-2F17 45 days N Henderson (51 miles) Mr S Waley-Cohen 16/1 5:16.00
2012 Good 20 Hunt Ball 7 12 0 142 112111 17 days K Burke (84 miles) N Scholfield 13/2 5:05.50
2011 Good 20 Divers 7 11 4 132 031591 37 days F Murphy (227 miles) G Lee 10/1 5:07.50