Friday, 27th March 2015
Vertem Grand National Day Novices' Hurdle
1 - 7/2 611-1Brian Harding
Held up behind, headway 7th, effort to challenge on inside before 2 out, led last, ridden flat, hard pressed when edged left towards finish, held on.
2 1 1/2 11/2 711-7Callum Bewley
In touch, tracked leaders 3 out, led before next, ridden between last 2, headed last, switched left and rallied flat, every chance towards finish, just held.
3 8 15/8 611-7Steven Fox
Held up towards rear, headway under pressure 3 out, ridden to chase leaders before next, went 2nd between last 2, kept on same pace, never troubled front pair.
4 5 9/1 511-1Dougie Costello
Danielle McCormick
Mid-division, tracked leaders 7th, effort 3 out, soon ridden and one pace, no impression from next.
5 2 1/4 200/1 811-1Harry Reed
Prominent on outside, driven and hung left when not fluent 3 out, soon lost place, no impression from next.
6 Short Head 20/1 611-1Lucy Alexander
Tracked leaders, lost place and ridden before 3 out, no impression from next.
7 3 20/1 711-1A P Lane
Tracked leader, led when not fluent 5th and again next, driven when carried head awkwardly approaching 3 out, ridden and headed before next, soon weakened.
8 1 11/2 611-0J Reveley
K G Reveley
Mid-division in touch on inside, tracked leaders 4 out, outpaced next, weakened before last.
9 3 40/1 511-1Diarmuid O'Regan
Towards rear, headway into mid-division 3rd, lost place 6th, no danger after.
10 1 3/4 66/1 711-1Stephen Mulqueen
Mid-division, lost place 4 out, soon behind.
11 10 150/1 611-1P Buchanan
R Johnson
Led to 5th, in touch, lost place 7th, behind from 4 out.
12 5 80/1 811-1Mr Kit Alexander
Chased leaders to 4 out, soon weakened.
13 99 250/1 611-1James Corbett
Always in rear, struggling 7th, tailed off.