Cheltenham - At The Races

15:20 Cheltenham 12 Mar 2014

BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner £199,325 - 11 ran

4

2m

Good (Good to Soft in places; Cross Country: Good to Soft, Soft in places)

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Red, royal blue stripe, red sleeves, white stars, red cap, white star (The Preston Family & Friends Ltd)

7. Sire De Grugy (FR)

held up in mid-division, headway 4 out, challenged 2 out, led before last, ridden and stayed on strongly flat

11/4 Fav 8 11-10 169 J E MooreG L Moore
2 6
Dark green, maroon stars, maroon cap (Mrs T P Radford)

9. Somersby (IRE)

prominent, led 4th, headed next, led again before 6th until after 4 out, led before 2 out, headed approaching last, stayed on same pace, no impression on winner flat

14/1 10 11-10 p 164 D ElsworthM R Channon
3 nk
Dark green and beige (quartered), hooped sleeves, check cap (Mr Simon W Clarke)

6. Module (FR)

in touch in mid-division, ridden after 9th, not fluent and outpaced 3 out, stayed on from last, closing towards finish, just failed to get 2nd, no impression on winner

20/1 7 11-10 157 P J BrennanT R George
4
Emerald green, yellow chevron and sleeves, red cap (Ann & Alan Potts Partnership)

8. Sizing Europe (IRE)

prominent, challenged 3 out, ridden and every chance next, no extra final 100 yards

11/1 12 11-10 p1 168 A E LynchH de Bromhead
5
Dark blue, light blue hoop, checked sleeves and cap (Mrs Diana L Whateley)

11. Wishfull Thinking

held up towards rear, mistake 9th, 6th and not on terms 2 out, stayed on, never involved

18/1 11 11-10 t 162 R JohnsonP J Hobbs
6
Royal blue, white stars, red and white striped sleeves, white cap, royal blue stars (Mrs S Rowley-Williams)

10. Special Tiara

led, hit 3rd, blundered and headed next, led 5th until before next, led after 4 out until before 2 out, soon beaten, weakened flat

16/1 7 11-10 155 D N RussellH de Bromhead
7 29
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

5. Kid Cassidy (IRE)

not fluent, held up in rear, hampered 4 out, well beaten 3 out

10/1 8 11-10 160 A P McCoyN J Henderson
PU
Pink, light green spots, pink sleeves and cap (Mrs S Ricci)

1. Arvika Ligeonniere (FR)

prominent, led approaching 6th, mistake 8th, soon headed, weakened before 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

8/1 9 11-10 166 R WalshW P Mullins
F
Emerald green, orange star, emerald green sleeves, orange stars and cap (R A Scott)

2. Baily Green (IRE)

held up in touch in mid-division, mistake 3rd, headway when not fluent 8th, tracking leaders and going ok when fell 4 out

14/1 8 11-10 154 D J CaseyM F Morris
PU
Pink, royal blue cap (Triermore Stud)

3. Captain Conan (FR)

towards rear, not fluent 1st, soon not going well, pulled up before 7th

7/2 2Fav 7 11-10 161 B J GeraghtyN J Henderson
U
Pink, large purple spots, hooped sleeves (Christopher Giles)

4. Hinterland (FR)

held up towards rear, not fluent 3rd, 7th when hampered and unseated rider 4 out

11/1 6 11-10 154 N FehilyP F Nicholls
Share Result

Off Time: 15:20:17

Winning Time: 3m 48.90s

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2014 11:30:51

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

held up in mid-division, headway 4 out, challenged 2 out, led before last, ridden and stayed on strongly flat

11/4 Fav 8 11-10 J E Moore 169
Won/6 26 Apr 2014 San 16F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £71,188 (J) bt Pepite Rose ()   2/7 Fav 811-7 J E Moore 171
U/5 07 Feb 2015 Nbu 17F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £28,475 (J) to Mr Mole  10/11 Fav 911-10 J E Moore 172
Won/4 21 Feb 2015 Chp 16½F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £15,825 (J) bt Grey Gold (7)   5/4 Fav 911-12 J E Moore 172
4/9 11 Mar 2015 Che 16F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £199,325 (J) to Dodging Bullets (10)   5/2 2Fav 911-10 J E Moore 172
F/10 10 Apr 2015 Ain 20F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,540 (J) to Don Cossack  8/1 911-10 Joshua Moore 169
5/5 03 Nov 2015 Exe 17½F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £35,594 (J) to Vibrato Valtat (39)   11/4 2Fav 911-10 J E Moore 167
2 6

prominent, led 4th, headed next, led again before 6th until after 4 out, led before 2 out, headed approaching last, stayed on same pace, no impression on winner flat

14/1 10 11-10 p D Elsworth 164
5/8 29 Apr 2014 Pun 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €124,000 (J) to Sizing Europe (13¾)   4/1 1011-12 A P McCoy 164
6/7 04 Nov 2014 Exe 17½F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £35,594 (J) to God's Own (46)   8/1 1011-2 B S Hughes 164
2/6 22 Nov 2014 Asc 19F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £28,475 (J) to Al Ferof (7)   9/1 1011-7 A Thornton 164
2/10 06 Dec 2014 San 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £85,425 (J) to Dodging Bullets ()   8/1 1011-7 A P McCoy 162
4/5 17 Jan 2015 Asc 17F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £70,338 (J) to Dodging Bullets (15)   8/1 1111-7 A P McCoy 162
2/9 11 Mar 2015 Che 16F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £199,325 (J) to Dodging Bullets ()   33/1 1111-10 B S Hughes 161
3 nk

in touch in mid-division, ridden after 9th, not fluent and outpaced 3 out, stayed on from last, closing towards finish, just failed to get 2nd, no impression on winner

20/1 7 11-10 P J Brennan 157
PU/8 29 Apr 2014 Pun 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €124,000 (J) to Sizing Europe  7/2 2Fav 711-12 B J Geraghty 163
7/12 25 Oct 2014 Ain 20F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £39,389 (J) to Wishfull Thinking (38)   10/1 711-10 P J Brennan 164
4/6 16 Nov 2014 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChList £39,865 (J) to Uxizandre (25)   6/1 711-10 P J Brennan 164
4/5 27 Dec 2014 Kmp 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £45,560 (J) to Special Tiara (30)   9/1 711-10 P J Brennan 162
4/8 13 Nov 2016 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £42,712 (J) to Fox Norton (22)   20/1 911-0 Adrian Heskin 154
PU/16 10 Dec 2016 Che 21F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £56,950 (J) to Frodon  20/1 911-3 Adrian Heskin 149
4

prominent, challenged 3 out, ridden and every chance next, no extra final 100 yards

11/1 12 11-10 p1 A E Lynch 168
Won/8 29 Apr 2014 Pun 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €124,000 (J) bt Ballynagour ()   7/1 1211-12 A E Lynch 160
Won/6 04 Oct 2014 Gow 20F Gd  Cl1 ChGd2 €25,350 (J) bt Road To Riches (hd)   9/4 2Fav 1211-10 J J Burke 161
6/7 13 Nov 2014 Clo 20F Hy  Cl1 ChGd2 €29,250 (J) to Champagne Fever (18½)   9/4 2Fav 1211-12 J J Burke 165
7/9 11 Mar 2015 Che 16F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £199,325 (J) to Dodging Bullets (31)   22/1 1311-10 J J Burke 162
5

held up towards rear, mistake 9th, 6th and not on terms 2 out, stayed on, never involved

18/1 11 11-10 t R Johnson 162
8/10 04 Apr 2014 Ain 20F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,540 (J) to Boston Bob (19¼)   9/2 2Fav 1111-10 R Johnson 162
Won/12 25 Oct 2014 Ain 20F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £39,389 (J) bt Edgardo Sol (12)   14/1 1111-8 R Johnson 162
3/6 22 Nov 2014 Asc 19F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £28,475 (J) to Al Ferof (9)   9/2 C2Fav 1111-7 T J O'Brien 169
Won/6 07 Dec 2014 Hun 20½F GS  Cl1 ChGd2 £34,170 (J) bt Eduard ()   13/2 1111-6 R Johnson 167
PU/10 26 Dec 2014 Kmp 24F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £113,900 (J) to Silviniaco Conti  20/1 1111-10 B J Geraghty 167
PU/14 12 Mar 2015 Che 21F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £178,538 (J) to Uxizandre  28/1 1211-10 R Johnson 167
6

led, hit 3rd, blundered and headed next, led 5th until before next, led after 4 out until before 2 out, soon beaten, weakened flat

16/1 7 11-10 D N Russell 155
3/6 26 Apr 2014 San 16F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £71,188 (J) to Sire De Grugy ()   7/1 2Fav 711-7 A E Lynch 155
2/11 16 Jul 2014 Kil 14F Gd  Mdn €6,554 (F) to Tigris River ()   4/1 2Fav 710-5 D P McDonogh -
5/9 04 Aug 2014 Cor 16F Gd  HcpHdl €10,350 (J) to Wisty (22)   4/6 Fav 711-6 Andrew J McNamara 116
3/5 26 Aug 2014 Bal 17F GF  Ch €10,694 (J) to Fosters Cross (11)   4/5 Fav 711-2 A E Lynch 153
4/7 09 Nov 2014 Nav 16F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 €26,000 (J) to Twinlight (10¾)   5/1 711-4 B Hayes 153
Won/5 27 Dec 2014 Kmp 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £45,560 (J) bt Balder Succes ()   5/1 711-0 B J Geraghty 150
7 29

not fluent, held up in rear, hampered 4 out, well beaten 3 out

10/1 8 11-10 A P McCoy 160
F/22 30 Jul 2014 Gal 22F Gd  HcpCh €120,374 (J) to Road To Riches  33/1 811-10 J S McGarvey 155
PU

prominent, led approaching 6th, mistake 8th, soon headed, weakened before 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

8/1 9 11-10 R Walsh 166
Won/5 06 Apr 2014 Fai 17F SH  Cl1 ChGd2 €24,374 (J) bt Twinlight ()   1/2 Fav 911-12 P Townend 166
F

held up in touch in mid-division, mistake 3rd, headway when not fluent 8th, tracking leaders and going ok when fell 4 out

14/1 8 11-10 D J Casey 154
2/4 29 Mar 2014 Nav 20F SH  Cl1 ChGd2 €24,374 (J) to Bog Warrior (3)   6/4 Fav 811-10 M A Enright 152
4/8 29 Apr 2014 Pun 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €124,000 (J) to Sizing Europe ()   8/1 811-12 D J Casey 152
Won/5 11 May 2014 Kil 20½F Y  Ch €10,694 (J) bt Lambro () 8/11 Fav 811-2 D J Casey 151
PU/6 04 Oct 2014 Gow 20F Gd  Cl1 ChGd2 €25,350 (J) to Sizing Europe  4/1 811-3 D J Casey 151
6/7 09 Nov 2014 Nav 16F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 €26,000 (J) to Twinlight (18½)   3/1 JFav 811-4 D J Casey 151
F/6 07 Dec 2014 Pun 20F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €48,000 (J) to Don Cossack  20/1 811-10 D J Casey 149
PU

towards rear, not fluent 1st, soon not going well, pulled up before 7th

7/2 2Fav 7 11-10 B J Geraghty 161
4/6 23 Jan 2016 Hdo 15½F Hy  Cl1 HdlGd2 £42,712 (J) to The New One (25)   10/1 911-4 A Tinkler 145
3/4 13 Feb 2016 Nbu 16½F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £28,475 (J) to Top Gamble (37)   15/2 911-0 A Tinkler 150
12/15 17 Mar 2016 Che 21F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £178,538 (J) to Vautour (50)   100/1 911-10 A Tinkler 147
6/17 27 Apr 2016 Pun 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 HcpCh €59,000 (J) to Irish Cavalier (15)   12/1 910-12 B J Geraghty 141
PU/15 17 Dec 2016 Asc 19F GS  Cl3 HcpCh £16,245 (J) to Poker School  12/1 911-11 D A Jacob 139
U

held up towards rear, not fluent 3rd, 7th when hampered and unseated rider 4 out

11/1 6 11-10 N Fehily 154
7/7 05 Apr 2014 Ain 16F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd1 £61,897 (J) to Balder Succes (84)   11/2 611-4 N D Fehily 154
PU/7 04 Nov 2014 Exe 17½F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £35,594 (J) to God's Own  10/3 2Fav 610-4 Sam Twiston-Davies 152
3/10 06 Dec 2014 San 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £85,425 (J) to Dodging Bullets (4)   12/1 611-7 N D Fehily 151
PU/5 27 Dec 2014 Kmp 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £45,560 (J) to Special Tiara  11/4 2Fav 611-5 N D Fehily 160
7/10 27 Aug 2015 Sar 19F   HdlGd1 $95,820 (J) to Bob Le Beau 710-4 Sean McDermott 146
2/8 24 Sep 2015 Blm 20F   $94,500 (F) to Bob Le Beau 710-6 Sean McDermott -
Share Result

Off Time: 15:20:17

Winning Time: 3m 48.90s

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2014 11:30:51

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Tote Win £3.50 (7)
Tote Place £1.70 (7) , £3.90 (9) , £5.60 (6)
Tote Swinger £7.90 (7, 9) , £20.50 (9, 6) , £11.10 (7, 6)
Tote Exacta £45.40 (7, 9)
Tote Trifecta £786.40 (7, 9, 6)
CSF £40.57 (7, 9)
Tricast £642.74 (7, 9, 6)

Previous Winners

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Age/Wt SP
2013Sprinter SacreN J HendersonB J Geraghty7 11-101/4f
2012Finian's RainbowN J HendersonB J Geraghty9 11-104/1
2011Sizing EuropeH De BromheadA E Lynch9 11-1010/1
2010 Big Zeb Colm A Murphy B J Geraghty 9 11-10 10/1
2008 Master Minded P Nicholls R Walsh 6 11-10 4/11f
2008 Master Minded P Nicholls R Walsh 5 11-10 3/1
2007 Voy Por Ustedes A King R Thornton 6 11-10 5-1
2006 Newmill J J Murphy A J McNamara 8 11-10 16-1
2005 Moscow Flyer Mrs J Harrington B Geraghty 11 11-10 6-4f
2004 Azertyuiop P F Nicholls R Walsh 7 11-10 15-8
2003 Moscow Flyer Mrs J Harrington B Geraghty 9 12-0 7-4f
2002 Flagship Uberalles P J Hobbs R Johnson 8 12-0 7-4f
2001 No Race
2000 Edredon Bleu Miss H C Knight A P McCoy 8 12-0 7-2
1999 Call Equiname P F Nicholls M Fitzgerald 9 12-0 7-2
1998 One Man G Richards B Harding 10 12-0 7-2
1997 Martha's Son Capt T Forster R Farrant 10 12-0 9-1