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13:50 Exeter

Champions League Betting At 188Bet 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle (Class 4)

  • 15 Runners
  • Distance: 2m 2f 111y
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf
  • £6,000 added
  • Winner: £3,899
  • 2nd: £1,145
  • 3rd: £572
  • 4th: £286
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 4m 46.90s
  • Off Time: 13:50:57
  • 15 Ran
1st
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2nd
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5/1

    1
    Silk - Dark blue, white chevron, white sleeves, dark blue stars, white cap
    • Form P1/212
    • Age 7
    • Weight 11-11
    • Official Rating 128

    jumped well, made all, clear from 2 out, stayed on strongly

    2
    Silk - Dark blue, beige cross belts, striped sleeves and cap
    5/1
    • Form 422-11P
    • Age 6
    • Weight 11-11

    chased winner throughout, one pace and no impression from 2 out, clear 2nd

    3
    Silk - Red, White chevron, chevrons on sleeves, Red cap, White diamond
    • Form 6211
    • Age 5
    • Weight 11-11

    chased leaders, blundered badly 2nd and slightly lost place, pushed along in 5th when went badly left and hit 7th, pulled up soon after

    4
    Silk - Royal blue, white hoops, royal blue sleeves, red armlets, pink cap
    125/1
    • Form 00
    • Age 6
    • Weight 11-4

    always towards rear, tailed off 7th

    5
    Silk - LIGHT BLUE, MAROON hoops and armlets
    200/1
    • Form 0-F4
    • Age 6
    • Weight 11-4

    mid-division on outside, losing place when hit 6th, soon behind, tailed off

    6
    Silk - Black, Yellow seams, diamonds on sleeves, Yellow cap, Black diamond
    300/1
    • Form 40-8PP
    • Age 5
    • Weight 11-4

    pecked 1st, held up in last pair, blundered 5th, tailed off before 3 out

    7
    Silk - Red, Royal Blue cross belts, diabolo on sleeves, Royal Blue cap
    66/1
    • Form 9-3P
    • Age 5
    • Weight 11-4
    • Official Rating 110

    held up well in rear, blundered 5th, never on terms

    8
    Silk - Dark blue and yellow (quartered), striped sleeves
    • Form 130
    • Age 5
    • Weight 11-4

    held up towards rear, headway after 7th, 6th and keeping on when wandered mistake and bumped 3 out, plugged on into 3rd run-in

    9
    Silk - Dark Green and Beige (quartered), hooped sleeves, check cap
    • Form 12-54
    • Age 7
    • Weight 11-4

    held up towards rear, pushed along and well held in 7th when fell 3 out

    10
    Silk - Maroon and Beige (quartered), Maroon sleeves, Beige armlets
    • Form 5/29
    • Age 6
    • Weight 11-4

    chased leaders, pushed along in 3rd before 3 out, ridden and weakening in 5th when fell last

    11
    Silk - Purple, White seams, armlets and cap
    • Form 1-P
    • Age 6
    • Weight 11-4

    took keen hold in mid-division, weakened before 7th, tailed off and pulled up before 3 out

    12
    Silk - Royal Blue and Light Blue (quartered), diabolo on sleeves, Light Blue cap, Royal Blue diamond
    250/1
    • Form 4-U0
    • Age 5
    • Weight 11-4

    took keen hold, chased leaders, weakened 6th

    13
    Silk - Black, Yellow disc, Black sleeves, Yellow stars, quartered cap
    • Form P8
    • Age 6
    • Weight 11-4

    mid-division, headway chasing leaders after 7th, went badly right 3 out, plugged on same pace next, 3rd and well held when mistake last, weakened into 4th run-in

    14
    Silk - Light Blue, Red chevrons, Yellow sleeves and cap
    150/1
    • Form 04
    • Age 5
    • Weight 10-11

    chased leaders on inside, pushed along before 3 out, soon weakened, went right next

    15
    Silk - Black, yellow triple diamond, red sleeves, light green armlets and star on red cap
    200/1
    • Form 84-P
    • Age 7
    • Weight 10-11

    mid-division on inside, pushed along after 6th, weakened and badly hampered 3 out, tailed off

    Previous results

    In depth

    Verdict

    Fortified Bay was never travelling after a bad mistake at the first flight on his hurdling debut and should be capable of better. Minella For Me certainly needs to find more and it will be a surprise if this doesn’t chiefly concern the three previous winners. Misterton has only won on good ground so far but should handle the easier conditions, though Fly Camp and MR CLARKSON are preferred. The latter is two from two at the track and quickly put the issue beyond doubt on his hurdling debut so can get the better of Nicky Henderson’s charge, whose win at Uttoxeter last summer came over further.

    Formwatch

    Fly Camp (IRE) 3-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, 2nd before 3 out, driven next, no impression on winner last, one pace, 2nd of 9, 10l behind Mr Mcgo (11-12) at Chepstow 2m 3f (4) hvy in Jan.

    Misterton 20-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders, took keen hold, eased and pulled up after 3 out, at Cheltenham 2m 1f (3) gd in Dec.

    Mr Clarkson (IRE) 15-8fav (11-4) Tracked leaders, challenged 5th, led before 3 out, edged right before last, stayed on well, won at Exeter 2m 1f mdn (4) sft in Jan beating Ridgeway Flyer (11-4) by 2 1/4l, 13 ran.

    African Tiger 50-1 (10-12) Always towards rear, struggling when blundered and reminders 5th, tailed off, 12th of 17, dist behind Neon Wolf (10-12) at Exeter 2m 3f (4) gs in Jan.

    Brereton (IRE) 50-1 (11-5) Held up towards rear, headway on inside 7th, weakened before 3 out, 4th of 10, dist behind Over To Sam (11-5) at Exeter 2m 6f mdn (5) sft in Jan.

    Brother Norphin 250-1 (11-6) Always behind, tailed off 3 out, pulled up before next, at Wincanton 2m 5f (4) sft in Jan.

    Buffalo Sabre (FR) 20-1 (10-12) Prominent, not fluent 3rd or 6th, soon ridden, struggling 7th, soon weakened, pulled up before 2 out, at Towcester 2m 5f (4) gs in Nov.

    Fortified Bay (IRE) 15-8 (10-12) In rear when bad mistake 1st (virtually fell), well behind after, 10th of 18, dist behind Chalonnial (10-12) at Bangor 2m 1f (4) sft in Dec.

    Minella For Me (IRE) 3-1 (10-12) Pressed leader, led 4th, pecked 5th, hit 4 out, headed and weakened before 3 out, blundered 2 out, mistake last, modest 4th towards finish, 4th of 13, 19 1/4l behind Brave Eagle (10-12) at Ludlow 2m mdn (4) sft in Jan.

    Mister Big (IRE) 16-1 (11-0) Hit 1st, prominent in chasing group, pushed along and outpaced before 3 out, plugged on, 9th of 17, dist behind High Bridge (11-0) at Newbury 2m mdn (4) gs in Dec.

    Mr Brinkley (IRE) 5-1 (10-12) In rear, not fluent 7th, weakened after next, pulled up before 9th, at Southwell 3m (4) gs in Nov.

    Speronimo (FR) 100-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders, ridden before 3 out, weakened before 2 out, 12th of 15, dist behind Red Indian (10-12) at Ffos Las 2m (4) sft in Dec.

    The Kings Writ (IRE) 100-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders, weakened before 3 out, 8th of 13, dist behind Keeper Hill (11-4) at Hereford 2m 4f (4) sft in Jan.

    Dites Rien (IRE) 33-1 (10-11) Held up in rear, went right 1st, closed 3rd, ridden and outpaced 2 out, no impression when mistake and left 3rd briefly last, 4th of 7, 15 1/2l behind Monsieur Co (10-13) at Wincanton 1m 7f (4) sft in Jan.

    Lady Ash (IRE) 25-1 (11-0) Chased leaders, very slow and lost place 1st, slow again next, mistake and lost touch 3 out, pulled up before next, at Wincanton 2m 5f (4) hvy in Feb.