Sunday, 5th June 2016
Strongbow Dark Fruit Novices' Handicap Hurdle
1 - 17/2 511-9Callum Whillans
Tracked leader to after 4th, outpaced in 3rd before 3 out, rallied and every chance last, ridden to lead narrowly flat, just held on.
2 Neck 9/1 811-10Tom Scudamore
G Elliott
Tracked leaders, went 2nd after 4th, led briefly after 4 out, ridden before 2 out, every chance last, kept on, just held.
3 9 5/2 610-11Tom Cannon
Led, mistake and headed briefly after 4 out, hard driven before 2 out, ridden between last 2, hard pressed last, headed flat, no extra.
4 1 1/2 3/1 511-5Ross Chapman
Mid-division, chased leaders under pressure after 3 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace, no impression.
5 17 50/1 611-9W Kennedy
G A Charlton
Tracked leaders, ridden before 3 out, weakened before next.
6 1 1/2 25/1 610-0W J Boyes
Behind, struggling 4th, never dangerous.
7 10 4/1 511-12Brian Hughes
Mid-division, ridden after 3 out, weakened before next.
- - 5/1 511-12R Johnson
G Elliott
Held up, always in rear, blundered 4 out, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out.