Cheltenham - At The Races

13:30 Cheltenham 15 Mar 2017

Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (Class 1) (4YO plus)

Winner £71,188 - 15 ran

1

2m 5f 26y

Good to Soft (Good in places)

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Dark blue and yellow (quartered), striped sleeves (Paul & Clare Rooney)

14. Willoughby Court (IRE)

made all, hard pressed from 2 out, ridden and edged right under pressure flat, stayed on gamely, just held on

14/1 6 11-7 147 David BassBen Pauling
2 hd
Red, emerald green disc, emerald green sleeves, red stars (Masterson Holdings Limited)

11. Neon Wolf (IRE)

tracked leaders, headway 3 out, challenged next, ridden and virtually upsides when not fluent last, switched and every chance flat, kept on, just held

2/1 Fav 6 11-7 148 N D FehilyHarry Fry
3
Emerald green, dark green sleeves, dark green and emerald green quartered cap (Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede)

10. Messire Des Obeaux (FR)

in touch, tracked winner 3 out, challenged next, not much room on bend soon after, ridden and outpaced by front pair before last, no impression after

8/1 5 11-7 146 D A JacobA King
4 4
Dark blue and white diamonds, white sleeves, red cap (Mr R A Bartlett)

4. Burbank (IRE)

behind, outpaced after 4 out, headway under pressure before last, ridden and edged right flat, stayed on to take 4th near finish, never nearer

50/1 5 11-7 134 J McGrathN J Henderson
5
Royal blue, light blue star, white sleeves, royal blue stars, white cap, royal blue star (Supreme Racing/brett Graham/ken Sharp)

8. Kemboy (FR)

in touch, headway on outer 3 out, driven to chase leaders after next, ridden and stayed on to take 4th flat until near finish, no impression

16/1 5 11-7 - D J MullinsW P Mullins
6
Purple, gold sleeves, hooped cap (Mr D P Sharkey)

3. Brelade

mid-division, tracked leaders 3 out, 4th and one pace when ridden before last, no impression after, lost place flat

18/1 5 11-7 142 J W KennedyG Elliott
7
Royal blue, white hoops, maroon sleeves and cap (McNeill Family)

7. Keeper Hill (IRE)

mid-division, blundered 6th, outpaced before 3 out, never near leaders

25/1 6 11-7 139 G SheehanW Greatrex
8 ½
Red, white epaulets, white sleeves, red armlets, white cap (Tyroneforsam)

13. Skipthecuddles (IRE)

in touch, not fluent 4 out, soon outpaced, well held from next

66/1 6 11-7 128 Kielan WoodsG P Mcpherson
9 7
Royal blue, pink hoop (Mr & Mrs William Rucker)

6. De Dollar Man (IRE)

tracked winner to 3 out, soon outpaced and behind

50/1 6 11-7 141 Adam WedgeEvan Williams
10 1
Pink, light green spots, pink sleeves and cap (Mrs S Ricci)

9. Livelovelaugh (IRE)

tracked leaders, outpaced 2 out, soon ridden, weakened last

16/1 7 11-7 129 D E MullinsW P Mullins
11 28
Red, emerald green hoop, white sleeves and cap (Fob Racing Club)

12. Poetic Rhythm (IRE)

in rear, badly hampered 5th, struggling 3 out, never a threat, tailed off

66/1 6 11-7 130 P J BrennanF O'Brien
12
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

15. Shattered Love (IRE)

mid-division, lost place 4 out, soon outpaced and behind, tailed off

8/1 6 11-0 t 141 B J CooperG Elliott
PU
Black, yellow stars, yellow sleeves, black stars, yellow cap, black stars (Shanakiel Racing Syndicate)

1. Bacardys (FR)

towards rear on inside, badly hampered and dropped to last pair 5th, not recover, tailed off when pulled up before last

4/1 2Fav 6 11-7 - R WalshW P Mullins
PU
Emerald green, yellow hoops, emerald green cap, white star (Mr John P McManus)

2. Bon Papa (FR)

towards rear, headway 4 out, tacked leaders when not fluent next, outpaced when not much room before 2 out, soon weakened, pulled up before last

18/1 6 11-7 - P TownendW P Mullins
F
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

5. Consul De Thaix (FR)

mid-division on inside when fell heavily 5th

16/1 5 11-7 140 M P WalshN J Henderson
Share Result

Off Time: 13:30:54

Winning Time: 5m 9.30s

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2017 08:39:12

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

made all, hard pressed from 2 out, ridden and edged right under pressure flat, stayed on gamely, just held on

14/1 6 11-7 David Bass 147
Won/5 05 Nov 2017 Hun 20F Gd  Cl3 NovCh £7,798 (J) bt Casablanca Mix ()   2/5 Fav 611-2 Nico de Boinville 150
Won/5 01 Dec 2017 Nbu 20F GS  Cl1 NovChGd2 £22,780 (J) bt Yanworth (3)   15/8 2Fav 611-1 Nico de Boinville 150
3/5 01 Jan 2018 Che 21F Hy  Cl1 NovChGd2 £19,932 (J) to Yanworth ()   15/8 JFav 711-5 Nico de Boinville 152
2 hd

tracked leaders, headway 3 out, challenged next, ridden and virtually upsides when not fluent last, switched and every chance flat, kept on, just held

2/1 Fav 6 11-7 N D Fehily 148
3

in touch, tracked winner 3 out, challenged next, not much room on bend soon after, ridden and outpaced by front pair before last, no impression after

8/1 5 11-7 D A Jacob 146
3/13 08 Apr 2017 Ain 20F Gd  Cl1 NovHdlGd1 £56,130 (J) to Finian's Oscar ()   7/2 2Fav 511-4 D A Jacob 146
4 4

behind, outpaced after 4 out, headway under pressure before last, ridden and edged right flat, stayed on to take 4th near finish, never nearer

50/1 5 11-7 J McGrath 134
2/6 21 Apr 2017 Ayr 20½F GS  Cl3 NovHdl £6,498 (J) to Give Me A Copper ()   6/4 Fav 511-6 J McGrath 142
11/15 29 Oct 2017 Ain 20F GS  Cl2 HcpHdl £17,204 (J) to Bags Groove (45)   7/2 2Fav 511-12 J McGrath 142
6/8 20 Dec 2017 Lud 20F GS  Cl3 NovCh £11,078 (J) to Hogan's Height (32)   8/11 Fav 511-0 Aidan Coleman 142
3/13 20 Jan 2018 Asc 19½F Sft  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £28,475 (J) to Jenkins ()   16/1 611-7 J McGrath 142
5

in touch, headway on outer 3 out, driven to chase leaders after next, ridden and stayed on to take 4th flat until near finish, no impression

16/1 5 11-7 D J Mullins -
7/9 28 Apr 2017 Pun 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 HdlGd1 €59,000 (J) to Bacardys (23)   14/1 511-10 D J Mullins 142
2/8 01 Jan 2018 Fai 21F Hy  Ch €8,624 (J) to Sutton Place ()   9/4 2Fav 611-12 D E Mullins -
Won/8 27 Jan 2018 Fai 21½F Hy  Ch €8,624 (J) bt C'est Jersey (6)   2/5 Fav 611-12 P Townend -
6

mid-division, tracked leaders 3 out, 4th and one pace when ridden before last, no impression after, lost place flat

18/1 5 11-7 J W Kennedy 142
8/9 02 Apr 2017 Fai 16F SH  Cl1 HdlGd2 €26,550 (J) to Bleu Berry (107)   7/2 2Fav 511-4 J W Kennedy 142
2/11 30 Sep 2017 Gow 18F SH  Ch €8,624 (J) to Tout Est Permis (6)   11/8 Fav 511-12 D N Russell -
2/11 18 Oct 2017 Pun 16F Y/Sft  Ch €8,932 (J) to Petit Mouchoir (7)   9/4 2Fav 511-12 J W Kennedy -
2/6 12 Nov 2017 Nav 17F SH  Cl1 Ch €10,472 (J) to Footpad (11)   7/4 2Fav 511-12 D N Russell -
4/4 19 Nov 2017 Pun 16F SH  Cl1 ChGd2 €26,255 (J) to Woodland Opera (20)   4/1 511-4 D F O'Regan -
3/7 16 Dec 2017 Fai 16F Hy  Ch €9,239 (J) to Castlegrace Paddy ()   5/4 Fav 511-12 J W Kennedy -
7

mid-division, blundered 6th, outpaced before 3 out, never near leaders

25/1 6 11-7 G Sheehan 139
6/11 07 Apr 2017 Ain 24½F Gd  Cl1 NovHdlGd1 £56,130 (J) to The Worlds End (18¼)   9/1 611-4 G Sheehan 139
Won/2 02 Nov 2017 Str 22½F Gd  Cl4 NovCh £4,431 (J) bt Lined With Silver ()   1/12 Fav 610-12 A P Heskin -
2/3 20 Nov 2017 Plu 19½F GS  Cl3 NovCh £6,498 (J) to Benatar (9)   2/1 2Fav 611-7 A P Heskin -
Won/4 16 Dec 2017 Don 24F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd2 £19,932 (J) bt Braqueur D'or (8)   5/2 611-1 G Sheehan 138
F/5 03 Feb 2018 Mus 20F GS  Cl3 NovCh £8,058 (J) to Barney Dwan  3/1 2Fav 711-8 A P Heskin 143
8 ½

in touch, not fluent 4 out, soon outpaced, well held from next

66/1 6 11-7 Kielan Woods 128
12/25 27 Apr 2017 Pun 24F Gd/Y  HcpHdl €35,400 (J) to Minella Awards (22)   20/1 611-3 D Meyler 133
PU/11 04 Nov 2017 Ayr 24½F Hy  Cl3 HcpHdl £11,696 (J) to Kris Spin  7/2 JFav 611-12 Kielan Woods 136
5/13 05 Dec 2017 Sth 24F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,256 (J) to Red Rising (15¾)   8/1 611-12 Kielan Woods 135
5/8 01 Jan 2018 Che 24F Hy  Cl2 HcpHdl £15,640 (J) to Boyhood (17¼)   7/1 711-2 D A Jacob 132
9 7

tracked winner to 3 out, soon outpaced and behind

50/1 6 11-7 Adam Wedge 141
4/5 07 Nov 2017 Exe 24F Sft  Cl2 NovCh £14,076 (J) to Ballyoptic (51)   8/1 611-1 Adam Wedge 139
Won/5 08 Dec 2017 Exe 19F Sft  Cl3 HcpCh £15,640 (J) bt Earthmoves (5)   9/2 611-11 Adam Wedge 134
2/6 13 Jan 2018 Wth 19½F Sft  Cl4 NovCh £4,679 (J) to Hogan's Height ()   4/5 Fav 711-6 L P Aspell 139
10 1

tracked leaders, outpaced 2 out, soon ridden, weakened last

16/1 7 11-7 D E Mullins 129
4/9 02 Apr 2017 Fai 20F SH  Cl1 HdlGd2 €25,075 (J) to Al Boum Photo ()   7/1 711-5 D J Mullins 139
3/24 29 Apr 2017 Pun 20½F Gd/Y  HcpHdl €59,000 (J) to Open Eagle (½)   9/1 710-9 P Townend 135
3/7 02 Dec 2017 Fai 21F Sft  Ch €8,932 (J) to The Storyteller ()   7/4 JFav 711-12 D E Mullins -
Won/10 06 Jan 2018 Cor 20F Hy  Ch €8,932 (J) bt Drumconnor Lad (3)   4/7 Fav 811-12 P Townend -
3/5 28 Jan 2018 Naa 24F SH  Cl1 ChGd3 €26,550 (J) to Moulin A Vent (18½)   9/4 JFav 811-2 P Townend -
11 28

in rear, badly hampered 5th, struggling 3 out, never a threat, tailed off

66/1 6 11-7 P J Brennan 130
Won/9 15 Oct 2017 Chp 19½F Gd  Cl1 NovHdlGd2 £19,932 (J) bt Amour de Nuit ()   3/1 2Fav 611-0 P J Brennan 130
3/6 17 Nov 2017 Che 21F GS  Cl1 NovHdlGd2 £17,085 (J) to On The Blind Side ()   9/2 611-5 P J Brennan 140
Won/6 30 Dec 2017 Nbu 20½F Hy  Cl1 NovHdlGd1 £22,780 (J) bt Mulcahys Hill (shd)   15/8 Fav 611-7 P J Brennan 147
12

mid-division, lost place 4 out, soon outpaced and behind, tailed off

8/1 6 11-0 t B J Cooper 141
7/7 16 Apr 2017 Fai 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 HdlGd1 €59,000 (J) to Augusta Kate (27)   10/1 611-7 B J Cooper 138
Won/7 07 Oct 2017 Fai 21F Gd/Y  Ch €7,392 (J) bt Conduct Yourself (26)   1/6 Fav 611-7 J W Kennedy -
Won/7 02 Nov 2017 Clo 18F Sft  Ch €8,624 (J) bt Miss Eyecatcher (7)   4/9 Fav 611-2 J W Kennedy -
2/5 19 Nov 2017 Pun 22½F SH  Cl1 ChGd2 €26,255 (J) to Jury Duty (¾)   11/4 2Fav 610-10 S W Flanagan 136
Won/5 10 Dec 2017 Cor 16½F SH  Cl1 ChGd3 €24,293 (J) bt La Bella Vida (10)   2/5 Fav 611-1 J W Kennedy 138
Won/8 29 Dec 2017 Leo 24F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €50,150 (J) bt Jury Duty ()   10/1 611-3 M P Walsh 138
PU

towards rear on inside, badly hampered and dropped to last pair 5th, not recover, tailed off when pulled up before last

4/1 2Fav 6 11-7 R Walsh -
Won/9 28 Apr 2017 Pun 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 HdlGd1 €59,000 (J) bt Finian's Oscar (shd)   10/1 611-10 Mr P W Mullins 145
3/12 11 Nov 2017 Naa 19F SH  Cl1 Ch €8,932 (J) to Mossback (10)   Evens Fav 611-12 P Townend -
F/5 28 Dec 2017 Leo 21F Y  Cl1 Ch €9,239 (J) to Snow Falcon  5/6 Fav 611-12 P Townend -
PU

towards rear, headway 4 out, tacked leaders when not fluent next, outpaced when not much room before 2 out, soon weakened, pulled up before last

18/1 6 11-7 P Townend -
8/8 26 Apr 2017 Pun 24F Gd/Y  Cl1 HdlGd1 €59,000 (J) to Champagne Classic (80)   25/1 611-10 M P Walsh -
Won/7 29 Nov 2017 Pun 16F SH  Ch €8,624 (J) bt Light That (11)   5/2 2Fav 611-12 B J Geraghty -
3/8 29 Dec 2017 Leo 24F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €50,150 (J) to Shattered Love (17¾)   12/1 611-10 B J Geraghty -
8/11 04 Feb 2018 Leo 21F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to Monalee (15¼)   25/1 711-10 M P Walsh 139
F

mid-division on inside when fell heavily 5th

16/1 5 11-7 M P Walsh 140
Share Result

Off Time: 13:30:54

Winning Time: 5m 9.30s

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2017 08:39:12

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £16.50
Tote Win £14.70 (14)
Tote Place £3.60 (14) , £1.60 (11) , £2.90 (10)
Tote Swinger £5.30 (10, 11) , £10.30 (10, 14) , £8.90 (11, 14)
Tote Exacta £57.20 (14, 11)
Tote Trifecta £326.60 (14, 11, 10)
CSF £42.17 (14, 11)
Tricast £254.37 (14, 11, 10)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2016 Good 11 Yorkhill 6 11 7 - U11-111 74 days W P Mullins R Walsh 3/1 5:00.30
2015 Good 10 Windsor Park 6 11 7 - 111142 31 days D K Weld D N Russell 9/2 5:07.40
2014 Good 15 Faugheen 6 11 7 - 1-1111 74 days W P Mullins R Walsh 6/4 4:54.90
2013 Good to Soft 8 The New One 5 11 7 - 61-1112 46 days N Twiston-Davies (1 miles) S Twiston-Davies 7/2 5:15.60
2012 Good 17 Simonsig 6 11 7 - F1-1121 28 days N Henderson (51 miles) B J Geraghty 2/1 4:59.30
2011 Good 12 First Lieutenant 6 11 7 - 11-4131 77 days M F Morris D N Russell 7/1 5:10.50
2010 Good 17 Peddlers Cross 5 11 7 - 1-111 53 days D McCain (62 miles) J Maguire 7/1 5:02.80
2009 Good to Soft 14 Mikael D'Haguenet 5 11 7 - 6-21111 38 days W P Mullins R Walsh 5/2 5:17.00
2008 Good to Soft 15 Fiveforthree 6 11 7 - 153-1 30 days W P Mullins R Walsh 7/1 5:02.20
2007 Good to Soft 15 Massini's Maguire 6 11 7 - 121U53 46 days P Hobbs (90 miles) R Johnson 20/1 5:05.40
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