Saturday, 4th November 2017
Gardiner & Theobald Novices' Handicap Hurdle
1 - 16/1 610-13L P Aspell
Mid-division, headway under pressure after 3 out, chased leaders next, soon ridden, went 2nd between last 2, edged left flat, stayed on well to lead towards finish.
2 Neck 11/1 611-7Tom O'Brien
Tracked leaders, went 3rd 3 out, switched inside to challenge next, soon led, ridden between last 2, kept on, headed and no extra towards finish.
3 4 7/1 811-2Nick Scholfield
Held up behind, headway after 3 out, chased leaders before next, went 3rd before last, switched right and kept on same pace flat.
4 8 9/2 511-4J McGrath
Mid-division, chased leaders 4 out, one pace when not fluent 2 out, went narrow 4th last, no impression with leaders.
5 Short Head 7/1 511-12Mr E Austin
Mid-division, outpaced 3 out, kept on under pressure before last, just failed for 4th, no impression with leaders.
6 4 12/1 611-10Mr F Mitchell
Prominent, not fluent 4th, soon pushed along, lost place 3 out, no impression after.
7 2 3/4 20/1 511-3C Poste
Led, driven and hard pressed 2 out, soon headed and ridden, weakened flat.
8 Head 66/1 511-2James Best
Prominent, driven to press leader after 3 out, every chance last, soon ridden and no extra, weakened flat.
9 8 13/2 511-9Mr D Sansom
Mid-division on outside, in touch 4th, driven before 4 out, soon ridden, weakened after next.
10 2 10/1 810-9Sean Bowen
Mrs D A Hamer
Mid-division, outpaced 3 out, soon weakened.
11 3 13/2 411-11B J Cooper
Miss V Williams
In touch, driven and outpaced 3 out, weakened before next.
12 31 25/1 511-7Brendan Powell
Miss A Brewer
Not fluent 1st, prominent, driven and lost place after 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off.
13 1/2 66/1 711-6Ian Popham
Mid-division, weakened 3 out, tailed off.
- - 16/1 711-12Charlie Deutsch
M Hill
Towards rear, fell 3 out.
- - 12/1 410-11Jamie Moore
Always behind, weakened 3 out, soon pulled up.
NR 710-12Robert Williams