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14:10 Cheltenham 13 Mar 2018

Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner £99,662 - 5 ran

1m 7f 199y

Heavy (Soft in places)

2
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Emerald green, dark green sleeves, dark green cap, emerald green spots (Mr Simon Munir/mr Isaac Souede)

2. Footpad (FR)

chased leaders, front pair went well clear before 5th, blundered 6th, closed before 4 out, went 2nd on downhill run to 3 out, challenged going well at 3 out, led before 2 out, clear from last, stayed on strongly to increase advantage, easily

5/6 Fav 6 11-4 162 R WalshW P Mullins
2 14
White, black cap (Mr Michael Buckley)

1. Brain Power (IRE)

held up off the pace in last, went 4th from the 3rd, leading pair well clear before 5th, went 3rd and closed on downhill run to 3 out where not fluent, landed awkwardly 2 out, hung left just after last, switched right flat, went 2nd close home, no chance with winner

14/1 7 11-4 156 WS Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
3 ¾
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

3. Petit Mouchoir (FR)

led from 1st until 4th, led 6th, clear 4 out until before 3 out, ridden and headed approaching 2 out, soon beaten, hit last, lost 2nd close home

4/1 7 11-4 157 D N RussellH de Bromhead
4 38
Light blue, red braces, white sleeves, red armlets, light blue and red quartered cap (Mr A Brooks)

5. Saint Calvados (FR)

led until not fluent 1st, led 4th, headed 6th, stayed with leader until 9th, 4th and weakening approaching 3 out, soon behind, tailed off

11/4 2Fav 5 11-4 160 Aidan ColemanH Whittington
5 71
Orange, dark green chevrons, orange sleeves, quartered cap (Mr R J Rexton)

4. Robinshill (IRE)

not jump well, last from 3rd, tailed off 9th

66/1 7 11-4 142 Sam Twiston-DaviesN A Twiston-Davies

Off Time: 14:11:41

Winning Time: 4m 2.40s

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2018 10:00:11

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

chased leaders, front pair went well clear before 5th, blundered 6th, closed before 4 out, went 2nd on downhill run to 3 out, challenged going well at 3 out, led before 2 out, clear from last, stayed on strongly to increase advantage, easily

5/6 Fav 6 11-4 R Walsh 162
Won/6 26 Apr 2018 Pun 16F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €67,850 (J) bt Optimus Prime (12L)   2/5 Fav 611-10 D A Jacob 166
F/5 10 Nov 2018 Naa 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd3 €19,987 (J) to Saint Calvados  4/9 Fav 611-12 R Walsh 166
2/7 27 Dec 2018 Leo 17F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €73,749 (J) to Simply Ned (½L)   Evens Fav 611-12 R Walsh 166
8/12 14 Mar 2019 Che 20½F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £196,945 (J) to Frodon (26L)   7/2 Fav 711-10 R Walsh 165
2 14

held up off the pace in last, went 4th from the 3rd, leading pair well clear before 5th, went 3rd and closed on downhill run to 3 out where not fluent, landed awkwardly 2 out, hung left just after last, switched right flat, went 2nd close home, no chance with winner

14/1 7 11-4 Nico de Boinville 156
F/6 12 Apr 2018 Ain 20F GS  Cl1 NovChGd1 £56,130 (J) to Finian's Oscar  5/2 J2Fav 711-4 Nico de Boinville 155
4/6 18 Nov 2018 Che 16F Gd  Cl1 ChGd2 £42,202 (J) to Sceau Royal (15½L)   3/1 711-0 Aidan Coleman 155
Won/8 15 Dec 2018 Che 17F GS  Cl1 HdlGd2 £78,778 (J) bt Silver Streak (1¾L)   7/1 711-0 Nico de Boinville 158
PU/10 12 Mar 2019 Che 16½F Sft  Cl1 HdlGd1 £253,215 (J) to Espoir D'allen  33/1 811-10 Nico de Boinville 158
PU/14 13 Apr 2019 Ayr 16F Gd  Cl1 HcpHdlGd2 £59,798 (J) to Verdana Blue  11/1 811-9 Nico de Boinville 153
3 ¾

led from 1st until 4th, led 6th, clear 4 out until before 3 out, ridden and headed approaching 2 out, soon beaten, hit last, lost 2nd close home

4/1 7 11-4 D N Russell 157
2/6 14 Apr 2018 Ain 16F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd1 £56,130 (J) to Diego Du Charmil (2½L)   4/5 Fav 711-4 D N Russell 157
4/6 26 Apr 2018 Pun 16F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €67,850 (J) to Footpad (24L)   4/1 2Fav 711-10 D N Russell 157
6/6 29 Dec 2018 Leo 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 HdlGd1 €73,749 (J) to Sharjah (9L)   7/1 711-10 Rachael Blackmore 158
3/6 02 Feb 2019 Leo 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 HdlGd1 €98,875 (J) to Apple's Jade (21L)   12/1 811-10 Rachael Blackmore 158
14/18 14 Mar 2019 Che 24F GS  Cl1 HdlGd1 £182,878 (J) to Paisley Park (39L)   25/1 811-10 Rachael Blackmore 160
4/7 22 Apr 2019 Fai 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 HdlGd2 €41,300 (J) to Rashaan (5L)   7/2 J2Fav 811-3 Rachael Blackmore 156
4 38

led until not fluent 1st, led 4th, headed 6th, stayed with leader until 9th, 4th and weakening approaching 3 out, soon behind, tailed off

11/4 2Fav 5 11-4 Aidan Coleman 160
Won/5 10 Nov 2018 Naa 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd3 €19,987 (J) bt Tycoon Prince (4½L)   5/2 2Fav 511-10 G Sheehan 158
3/4 08 Dec 2018 San 15½F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £84,405 (J) to Altior (19L)   8/1 511-7 G Sheehan 158
3/5 02 Feb 2019 Leo 17F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €73,750 (J) to Min (12L)   4/1 2Fav 611-10 G Sheehan 158
7/9 13 Mar 2019 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £225,080 (J) to Altior (24L)   25/1 611-10 G Sheehan 156
5 71

not jump well, last from 3rd, tailed off 9th

66/1 7 11-4 Sam Twiston-Davies 142
PU/16 12 Apr 2018 Ain 16F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £50,517 (J) to Bentelimar  33/1 710-13 Thomas Bellamy 140
7/7 21 Oct 2018 Kmp 18F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £8,447 (J) to Copain De Classe (72L)   12/1 711-12 Sam Twiston-Davies 138
3/6 26 Nov 2018 Lud 16F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £8,187 (J) to Sternrubin (6¾L)   4/1 711-12 Mr Z Baker 135
8/9 19 Dec 2018 Lud 16F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £16,458 (J) to Capeland (24L)   8/1 711-0 Sam Twiston-Davies 133
6/6 12 Jan 2019 War 16F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £9,747 (J) to Generous Day (24L)   6/1 811-8 Sam Twiston-Davies 131
6/11 23 Feb 2019 Chp 16F GS  Cl3 HcpHdl £5,718 (J) to Highest Sun (15¼L)   25/1 811-7 Thomas Bellamy 128
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Footpad 1st Brain Power 2nd
Petit Mouchoir 3rd
Saint Calvados 4th
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £1.94
Tote Win £1.70 (2)
Tote Place £1.20 (2) , £2.90 (1)
Tote Exacta £10.90 (2, 1)
Tote Trifecta £22.40 (2, 1, 3)
CSF £11.19 (2, 1)