Cheltenham 16:50 Results
Tuesday, 13th March 2018
National Hunt Challenge Cup Amateur Riders' Novices' Chase (Grade 2)

1 - 9/2 10 11-6 Mr P W Mullins
W P Mullins
Held up towards rear, mistake 11th, headway from 18th, close 3rd 2 out, led just before last, headed narrowly 75 yards out, soon led again, pulled out extra to assert close home.
2 1/2 11/2 7 10-13 Mr W Biddick
A J Honeyball
Led 2nd, headed 6th, stayed prominent, hit 2 out when challenging, led narrowly 75 yards out, soon headed, held close home.
3 21 8/1 10 11-6 Mr B O'Neill
C L Tizzard
Led until 2nd, led 6th, mistake 13th, ridden before 2 out, headed just before last, weakened flat.
4 2 1/2 25/1 8 11-6 Mr S Waley-Cohen
N P Mulholland
Prominent, mistake 16th, ridden after 3 out, 4th and weakening before next.
5 11 16/1 8 11-6 Ms K Walsh
W P Mullins
Held up in rear, not jump well, headway 21st, 6 lengths 5th 3 out, soon weakened.
6 23 9/1 7 11-6 Mr Derek O'Connor
P J Hobbs
Held up in rear, headway from 21st, shaken up before 3 out, weakened before next.
- - 200/1 9 11-6 Mr Joshua Newman
R H Buckler
Mid-division on outside, closed before 4th, lost place after 8th, in rear and ridden 13th, tailed off 18th, pulled up before next.
- - 66/1 8 11-6 Mr Shane Fitzgerald
Miss S Smith
In touch on inside, hit 6th, mistake and lost place 18th, struggling after, going very slowly 21st, well behind when pulled up before 4 out.
- - 16/1 8 11-6 Mr Thomas M O'brien
A M Hales
Mid-division, mistake 11th, ridden and struggling from 18th, behind 21st, well behind when pulled up after 4 out.
- - 4/1 7 11-6 Mr J J Codd
G Elliott
Held up towards rear, not fluent 7th, headway before 18th, chasing leaders 21st, struggling to stay in touch 3 out, soon weakened, unseated rider.
- - 25/1 7 11-6 Mr R Deegan
W Greatrex
Held up towards rear, fell 6th.
- - 150/1 7 11-6 Mr T Gillard
D McCain Jnr
Held up in mid-division, hampered 18th, struggling after, behind when mistake 20th, well behind when pulled up before 4 out.
- - 6/1 6 11-6 Ms Lisa O'Neill
G Elliott
Tracked leaders, mistake 12th, 4th when fell 18th.
- - 33/1 7 11-6 Mr James King
N J Henderson
Mid-division, headway before 4th, lost place after next, ridden and struggling 17th, well behind when pulled up after 4 out.
- - 100/1 8 11-6 Mr D Skehan
Mrs S Leech
Mid-division, mistake and rider lost iron briefly 1st, blundered and lost place 17th, behind when refused next.
- - 20/1 8 11-6 Mr T Hamilton
A M Thomson
Tracked leaders, slow 11th, just beginning to struggle to hold position when hampered 18th, behind 20th, well tailed off and going very slowly when clambered over 3 out and unseated rider.