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15:30 Cheltenham 15 Mar 2019

Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner £351,688 - 16 ran

3m 2f 70y

Good to Soft

4
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Yellow and black check, yellow sleeves, yellow cap, black star (Mrs J Donnelly)

1. Al Boum Photo (FR)

held up in rear, steady headway from 8th, hampered 10th, not fluent 13th, close 3rd 19th, not much room bend before 2 out, soon came through to lead, clear from last, stayed on well

12/1 7 11-10 164 P TownendW P Mullins
2
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

2. Anibale Fly (FR)

held up towards rear, headway bypassing normal 3 out, went 3rd last, stayed on well and went 2nd final 100 yards, unable to trouble winner

22/1 9 11-10 t 164 B J GeraghtyA J Martin
3
Emerald green, dark green sleeves, dark green and emerald green quartered cap (Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede)

4. Bristol De Mai (FR)

held up towards rear, closed from 13th, went 2nd 2 out, no impression on winner last, lost 2nd 100 yards out

18/1 8 11-10 173 D A JacobN A Twiston-Davies
4 3
Red and purple (quartered), yellow sleeves, red cap (Brocade Racing)

12. Native River (IRE)

slow away, headway to chase leaders 3rd, led 11th, headed 15th, led again 16th, headed before 2 out, stayed on but no impression on leaders flat

6/1 9 11-10 p 173 R JohnsonC L Tizzard
5
White, royal blue epaulets, white sleeves, red spots, royal blue cap (Mr&Mrs P K Barber,g Mason,sir A Fergus)

5. Clan Des Obeaux (FR)

tracked leaders, ridden and unable to go with leaders last, stayed on same pace

5/1 2Fav 7 11-10 173 H CobdenP F Nicholls
6 15
Black, yellow triple diamond, diabolo on sleeves and diamond on cap (Mr J P Romans)

8. Elegant Escape (IRE)

tracked leaders, pushed along before 15th, beaten off last bend, weakened between last 2

20/1 7 11-10 162 T J O'BrienC L Tizzard
7
Yellow, royal blue spots (Hills Of Ledbury (aga))

15. Yala Enki (FR)

chased leaders on outside, blundered and lost place 6th, outpaced and struggling from 15th, hampered before 2 out, passed 2 rivals flat

100/1 9 11-10 155 Charlie DeutschMiss V Williams
8
Emerald green, white star, chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Philip J Reynolds)

13. Presenting Percy

held up towards rear on inside, not fluent 3rd, headway after 19th, soon niggled along, ridden and weakened before 2 out

10/3 Fav 8 11-10 t 165 D N RussellP G Kelly
9
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

16. Shattered Love (IRE)

held up in rear, ridden and headway after 19th, weakened before 2 out

20/1 8 11-3 t 154 WS J W KennedyG Elliott
PU
Black and beige (halved), chevrons on sleeves, beige cap (Andrea & Graham Wylie)

3. Bellshill (IRE)

mid-division, blundered badly and lost place 5th, mistake 7th and 8th, pulled up before 9th

9/1 9 11-10 168 R WalshW P Mullins
B
Light green, dark green chevrons, red sleeves, white and red striped cap (Phil & Julie Martin)

6. Definitly Red (IRE)

prominent, brought down 10th

50/1 10 11-10 162 Danny CookB Ellison
PU
Light blue, royal blue star, white and royal blue check sleeves and cap (Crossed Fingers Partnership)

7. Double Shuffle (IRE)

held up in mid-division on outside, hampered 10th, lost place before 13th, tailed off 17th, pulled up before next

100/1 9 11-10 h 158 J J BurkeT R George
F
Black And Beige Halved, Chevrons On Sleeves, Red Cap (Andrea & Graham Wylie)

9. Invitation Only (IRE)

led until 2nd, led 3rd until 4th, with leader, mistake 5th, fell 10th

33/1 8 11-10 161 Mr P W MullinsW P Mullins
U
Royal blue, light blue star, white sleeves, royal blue stars, white cap, royal blue star (Supreme Racing/brett Graham/ken Sharp)

10. Kemboy (FR)

landed awkwardly and unseated rider 1st

8/1 7 11-10 168 D J MullinsW P Mullins
PU
Light blue and yellow check, orange and black hooped sleeves and cap (The Knot Again Partnership)

11. Might Bite (IRE)

prominent, led 2nd, not fluent and headed next, led 4th, headed 11th, led 15th, hit next and headed, bumped on last bend, weakened quickly and pulled up before 2 out

14/1 10 11-10 169 WS Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
PU
Orange, black triple diamond, chevrons on sleeves (John And Heather Snook)

14. Thistlecrack

mid-division, hampered and lost place 10th, last when stumbled 12th, behind when pulled up before 17th

12/1 11 11-10 170 T ScudamoreC L Tizzard

Off Time: 15:30:13

Winning Time: 6m 39.06s

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2019 12:29:39

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1

held up in rear, steady headway from 8th, hampered 10th, not fluent 13th, close 3rd 19th, not much room bend before 2 out, soon came through to lead, clear from last, stayed on well

12/1 7 11-10 P Townend 164
2/8 01 May 2019 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €176,999 (J) to Kemboy (2L)   7/4 2Fav 711-10 P Townend 175
2

held up towards rear, headway bypassing normal 3 out, went 3rd last, stayed on well and went 2nd final 100 yards, unable to trouble winner

22/1 9 11-10 t B J Geraghty 164
5/40 06 Apr 2019 Ain 34½F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £500,000 (J) to Tiger Roll (16½L)   10/1 911-10 M P Walsh 164
3

held up towards rear, closed from 13th, went 2nd 2 out, no impression on winner last, lost 2nd 100 yards out

18/1 8 11-10 D A Jacob 173
4/6 04 Apr 2019 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,260 (J) to Kemboy (10¼L)   7/2 811-7 D A Jacob 172
4 3

slow away, headway to chase leaders 3rd, led 11th, headed 15th, led again 16th, headed before 2 out, stayed on but no impression on leaders flat

6/1 9 11-10 p R Johnson 173
5

tracked leaders, ridden and unable to go with leaders last, stayed on same pace

5/1 2Fav 7 11-10 H Cobden 173
2/6 04 Apr 2019 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,260 (J) to Kemboy (9L)   11/4 2Fav 711-7 H Cobden 172
6 15

tracked leaders, pushed along before 15th, beaten off last bend, weakened between last 2

20/1 7 11-10 T J O'Brien 162
6/6 04 Apr 2019 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,260 (J) to Kemboy (55L)   10/1 711-7 T J O'Brien 162
7

chased leaders on outside, blundered and lost place 6th, outpaced and struggling from 15th, hampered before 2 out, passed 2 rivals flat

100/1 9 11-10 Charlie Deutsch 155
8

held up towards rear on inside, not fluent 3rd, headway after 19th, soon niggled along, ridden and weakened before 2 out

10/3 Fav 8 11-10 t D N Russell 165
9

held up in rear, ridden and headway after 19th, weakened before 2 out

20/1 8 11-3 t J W Kennedy 154
PU/30 22 Apr 2019 Fai 29F Gd/Y  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to Burrows Saint  11/1 811-4 D N Russell 154
PU

mid-division, blundered badly and lost place 5th, mistake 7th and 8th, pulled up before 9th

9/1 9 11-10 R Walsh 168
4/8 01 May 2019 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €176,999 (J) to Kemboy (29L)   5/1 911-10 D J Mullins 168
B

prominent, brought down 10th

50/1 10 11-10 Danny Cook 162
5/8 01 May 2019 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €176,999 (J) to Kemboy (31L)   22/1 1011-10 D R Cook 160
PU

held up in mid-division on outside, hampered 10th, lost place before 13th, tailed off 17th, pulled up before next

100/1 9 11-10 h J J Burke 158
12/27 05 Apr 2019 Ain 21F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £78,582 (J) to Cadmium (45L)   33/1 911-8 J J Burke 158
F

led until 2nd, led 3rd until 4th, with leader, mistake 5th, fell 10th

33/1 8 11-10 Mr P W Mullins 161
U

landed awkwardly and unseated rider 1st

8/1 7 11-10 D J Mullins 168
Won/6 04 Apr 2019 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,260 (J) bt Clan Des Obeaux (9L)   9/4 Fav 711-7 R Walsh 168
Won/8 01 May 2019 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €176,999 (J) bt Al Boum Photo (2L)   13/8 Fav 711-10 R Walsh 174
PU

prominent, led 2nd, not fluent and headed next, led 4th, headed 11th, led 15th, hit next and headed, bumped on last bend, weakened quickly and pulled up before 2 out

14/1 10 11-10 Nico de Boinville 169
PU

mid-division, hampered and lost place 10th, last when stumbled 12th, behind when pulled up before 17th

12/1 11 11-10 T Scudamore 170
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Clan Des Obeaux 5th Al Boum Photo 1st
Elegant Escape 6th Anibale Fly 2nd
Yala Enki 7th Bristol De Mai 3rd
Definitly Red B Presenting Percy 8th
Invitation Only F Shattered Love 9th
Might Bite PU
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £13.50
Tote Win £14.60 (1)
Tote Place £4.90 (1) , £5.70 (2) , £4.60 (4)
Tote Swinger £36.80 (1, 2) , £37.50 (1, 4) , £50.80 (2, 4)
Tote Exacta £229.50 (1, 2)
Tote Trifecta £6026.60 (1, 2, 4)
CSF £246.57 (1, 2)
Tricast £4681.17 (1, 2, 4)