Cheltenham - At The Races

17:30 Cheltenham 12 Mar 2019

National Hunt Challenge Cup Amateur Riders' Novices' Chase (Grade 2) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner £74,125 - 18 ran

7

3m 7f 147y

Soft

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Dark blue, pink chevron, dark blue sleeves, pink stars, pink cap, dark blue star (Mrs Emma Palmer)

11. Le Breuil (FR)

mid-division, close up 15th, went 2nd before 5 out, driven to lead narrowly 3 out, headed narrowly last, ridden and stayed on gamely to regain lead inside final 100 yards, all out

14/1 7 11-6 145 Mr J J CoddBen Pauling
2 ½
Emerald green, yellow star, emerald green sleeves, yellow stars, white cap, yellow star (Thomas Friel/andrew Gemmell)

5. Discorama (FR)

held up behind, headway when hampered 17th, hampered again next, tracked leaders 4 out, challenged on outside after next, led narrowly last, soon ridden, stayed on gamely when headed inside final 100 yards, just held

9/2 6 11-6 148 Mr B O'NeillP Nolan
3 47
Emerald Green, Yellow hoops, Emerald Green cap, White star (Mr John P McManus)

8. Jerrysback (IRE)

mid-division, badly hampered and good recovery by rider 14th, tracked leaders 4 out, challenged after next, weakening when went right and left modest 3rd 2 out, tailed off

16/1 7 11-6 148 Mr D G LaveryP J Hobbs
4 1
Red, royal blue sleeves, white armlets (Mr G Thompson)

4. Clondaw Cian (IRE)

behind, hampered 17th, lost touch 3 out, left remote 4th last, never a threat, tailed off

125/1 9 11-6 p 130 Mr D SkehanMrs S Leech
F
Black and beige (halved), chevrons on sleeves, beige cap (Andrea & Graham Wylie)

1. Ballyward (IRE)

held up behind, blundered 5th, headway into mid-division 16th, fell next

9/4 Fav 7 11-6 150 Mr P W MullinsW P Mullins
F
EMERALD GREEN, YELLOW chevron and sleeves, PURPLE cap (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)

2. Beyond The Law (IRE)

tracked leader, led 4th, fell 9th

66/1 7 11-6 t h1 136 Mr J C BarryM F Morris
PU
Red, pink hoop and armlets (Sullivan Bloodstock Limited)

3. Chef Des Obeaux (FR)

mid-division, blundered 6th, lost place when badly hampered and pulled up after 17th

9/1 7 11-6 p 149 Mr M J O'HareN J Henderson
F
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

6. Gun Digger (IRE)

led to 2nd, in touch, left 2nd at 9th, fell 18th

25/1 7 11-6 t1 p 142 Ms Lisa O'NeillG Elliott
PU
Brown, orange seams and sleeves, quartered cap (Robert Waley-cohen & Men Holding)

7. Impulsive Star (IRE)

chased leaders on inside, reminder after 11th, hampered 14th, lost place 20th, soon behind, pulled up before 4 out

16/1 9 11-6 p 139 Mr S Waley-CohenN P Mulholland
F
Royal blue, white braces and sleeves, white and royal blue striped cap (Mark Phillips, Mrs Pumphrey And Partne)

9. Johanos (FR)

behind, headway into mid-division 15th, fell 17th

100/1 8 11-6 125 Mr Kieren BuckleyN J Hawke
F
Emerald green and black stripes, red cap (Mr Tyrone Hanlon)

10. Just Your Type (IRE)

in touch, led 2nd to 4th, remained prominent, left in lead again 14th, headed narrowly 3 out, soon ridden and lost place, weakened 2 out, remote 4th when fell last

50/1 7 11-6 p1 134 Mr R JamesC E Longsdon
F
Light blue, purple star and star on cap (McNeill Family And Prodec Networks Ltd)

12. Mulcahys Hill (IRE)

slowly away, recovered to track leaders 3rd, left 2nd at 18th, lost place 5 out, weakened 3 out, beaten when fell next

40/1 7 11-6 p 140 WS2 Mr N McParlanW Greatrex
PU
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

13. Ok Corral (IRE)

mid-division, behind from 15th, mistake and hampered 17th, never near leaders, weakened 3 out, pulled up before next

4/1 2Fav 9 11-6 153 Mr Derek O'ConnorN J Henderson
PU
Dark blue, white star, hooped sleeves, white cap (Mrs P de W Johnson)

14. Plantagenet

towards rear on outside, reminders after 16th, headway into mid-division 18th, struggling 5 out, weakened and pulled up before 3 out

100/1 7 11-6 p 122 Mr Matthew FieldingJ W Mullins
U
Red, white epaulets, white sleeves, red armlets, white cap (Tyroneforsam)

15. Skipthecuddles (IRE)

mid-division, mistake and unseated rider 4th

40/1 8 11-6 p 140 Miss L M PinchinG P Mcpherson
PU
Dark green, red cross belts, dark green and beige striped sleeves, dark green cap, red star (Professor Caroline Tisdall & Bryan Dre)

16. Warthog (FR)

chased leaders, hampered 18th, struggling after 5 out, soon weakened, behind when pulled up before 3 out

100/1 7 11-6 t 134 Mr R DeeganD Pipe
F
Emerald green, yellow chevron and sleeves, red cap (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)

17. Whisperinthebreeze

in touch, tracked leader 6th, left in lead 9th, hit 13th, fell next

20/1 6 11-6 p 146 Mr F MaguireMrs J Harrington
F
Yellow, dark green seams, yellow cap, dark green spots (The Last Man Standing)

18. Atlanta Ablaze

mid-division, close up 17th, hampered next, every chance 3 out, one pace in 3rd when fell next

20/1 8 10-13 143 Mr W BiddickH D Daly
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Off Time: 17:30:53

Winning Time: 8m 42.32s

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2019 12:45:08

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

mid-division, close up 15th, went 2nd before 5 out, driven to lead narrowly 3 out, headed narrowly last, ridden and stayed on gamely to regain lead inside final 100 yards, all out

14/1 7 11-6 Mr J J Codd 145
2 ½

held up behind, headway when hampered 17th, hampered again next, tracked leaders 4 out, challenged on outside after next, led narrowly last, soon ridden, stayed on gamely when headed inside final 100 yards, just held

9/2 6 11-6 Mr B O'Neill 148
2/8 30 Apr 2019 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to Delta Work (12)   12/1 611-10 B J Cooper 149
3 47

mid-division, badly hampered and good recovery by rider 14th, tracked leaders 4 out, challenged after next, weakening when went right and left modest 3rd 2 out, tailed off

16/1 7 11-6 Mr D G Lavery 148
4 1

behind, hampered 17th, lost touch 3 out, left remote 4th last, never a threat, tailed off

125/1 9 11-6 p Mr D Skehan 130
PU/11 17 Apr 2019 Che 25½F Gd  Cl3 NovHcpCh £10,832 (J) to Bob Mahler  16/1 911-5 C Brace 130
5/9 25 May 2019 Com 18F GS  Hdl €28,351 (J) to Hell Boy (24) 66/1 910-10 C Gethings 125
3/8 17 Jun 2019 Cla 19½F GS  Ch €31,500 (J) to Cavisto () 33/1 911-0 C Gethings 125
2/18 01 Jul 2019 Cla 19½F Sft  HcpCh €63,000 (J) to Allegro Des Isles (13) 16/1 910-6 C Gethings -
5/17 22 Aug 2019 Cla 22½F Gd  HcpChList €59,850 (J) to Viking De Balme (13¼) 6/1 2Fav 910-6 C Gethings -
F

held up behind, blundered 5th, headway into mid-division 16th, fell next

9/4 Fav 7 11-6 Mr P W Mullins 150
F

tracked leader, led 4th, fell 9th

66/1 7 11-6 t h1 Mr J C Barry 136
5/6 31 Mar 2019 Lim 24½F Gd  Cl1 ChGd3 €25,075 (J) to Burrows Saint (39)   14/1 711-0 P T Enright 133
2/7 14 Apr 2019 Trm 21F Hy  Ch €12,320 (J) to Class Conti (23)   10/3 2Fav 711-2 P T Enright 132
Won/12 21 Apr 2019 Cor 20F Gd/Y  Ch €10,472 (J) bt Rathnure Rebel ()   9/2 2Fav 711-12 P T Enright 133
4/12 03 May 2019 Pun 21F Y  HcpCh €59,000 (J) to Real Steel (19½)   12/1 710-3 P T Enright 130
8/14 11 Jun 2019 Ros 24½F Gd  HcpCh €18,450 (J) to Cecil Corbett (30)   7/1 711-7 P T Enright 129
PU

mid-division, blundered 6th, lost place when badly hampered and pulled up after 17th

9/1 7 11-6 p Mr M J O'Hare 149
F

led to 2nd, in touch, left 2nd at 9th, fell 18th

25/1 7 11-6 t1 p Ms Lisa O'Neill 142
PU/30 22 Apr 2019 Fai 29F Gd/Y  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to Burrows Saint  14/1 710-3 J W Kennedy 139
PU

chased leaders on inside, reminder after 11th, hampered 14th, lost place 20th, soon behind, pulled up before 4 out

16/1 9 11-6 p Mr S Waley-Cohen 139
PU/23 13 Apr 2019 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Takingrisks  12/1 910-5 Mr S Waley-Cohen 139
F

behind, headway into mid-division 15th, fell 17th

100/1 8 11-6 Mr Kieren Buckley 125
F

in touch, led 2nd to 4th, remained prominent, left in lead again 14th, headed narrowly 3 out, soon ridden and lost place, weakened 2 out, remote 4th when fell last

50/1 7 11-6 p1 Mr R James 134
F

slowly away, recovered to track leaders 3rd, left 2nd at 18th, lost place 5 out, weakened 3 out, beaten when fell next

40/1 7 11-6 p Mr N McParlan 140
PU

mid-division, behind from 15th, mistake and hampered 17th, never near leaders, weakened 3 out, pulled up before next

4/1 2Fav 9 11-6 Mr Derek O'Connor 153
PU

towards rear on outside, reminders after 16th, headway into mid-division 18th, struggling 5 out, weakened and pulled up before 3 out

100/1 7 11-6 p Mr Matthew Fielding 122
F/11 16 Apr 2019 Exe 30½F GS  Cl3 HcpCh £12,996 (J) to One Of Us  14/1 711-11 Daniel Sansom 122
U

mid-division, mistake and unseated rider 4th

40/1 8 11-6 p Miss L M Pinchin 140
PU/23 13 Apr 2019 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Takingrisks  16/1 810-6 Kielan Woods 140
6/7 25 Apr 2019 War 25F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,498 (J) to Robin The Raven (44)   8/1 811-11 Kielan Woods 139
PU

chased leaders, hampered 18th, struggling after 5 out, soon weakened, behind when pulled up before 3 out

100/1 7 11-6 t Mr R Deegan 134
F

in touch, tracked leader 6th, left in lead 9th, hit 13th, fell next

20/1 6 11-6 p Mr F Maguire 146
9/30 22 Apr 2019 Fai 29F Gd/Y  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to Burrows Saint (62)   16/1 610-3 P D Kennedy 139
F

mid-division, close up 17th, hampered next, every chance 3 out, one pace in 3rd when fell next

20/1 8 10-13 Mr W Biddick 143
PU/8 26 Apr 2019 Per 24F GS  Cl1 ChList £19,932 (J) to My Old Gold  5/2 Fav 811-4 R Johnson 147
Share Result

Off Time: 17:30:53

Winning Time: 8m 42.32s

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2019 12:45:08

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £16.50
Tote Win £14.70 (11)
Tote Place £3.90 (11) , £2.20 (5) , £4.40 (8)
Tote Swinger £11.70 (5, 8) , £10.80 (5, 11) , £28.50 (8, 11)
Tote Exacta £89.40 (11, 5)
Tote Trifecta £1001.70 (11, 5, 8)
CSF £72.37 (11, 5)
Tricast £1052.97 (11, 5, 8)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2018 Soft 16 Rathvinden 10 11 6 - 3112BU 37 days W P Mullins Mr P W Mullins 9/2 8:50.30
2017 Good to Soft 18 Tiger Roll 7 11 6 - 222133 134 days G Elliott Ms Lisa O'Neill 16/1 8:22.30
2016 Good to Soft 20 Minella Rocco 6 11 6 - 11-3P62 24 days Jonjo O'Neill (1 miles) Mr D O'Connor 8/1 8:14.00
2015 Good to Soft 17 Cause Of Causes 7 11 6 - 2220-75 47 days G Elliott Mr J J Codd 8/1 8:18.60
2014 Good to Soft 15 Midnight Prayer 9 11 6 - 1-61U21 31 days A King (44 miles) Mr J Newman 8/1 8:10.30
2013 Good to Soft 16 Back In Focus 8 11 6 - 18-2111 75 days W P Mullins Mr P W Mullins 9/4 8:32.20
2012 Good 19 Teaforthree 8 11 6 - 8-321P1 18 days Miss R Curtis (124 miles) Mr J T McNamara 5/1 8:13.80
2011 Good 16 Chicago Grey 8 11 6 - 211F25 78 days G Elliott Mr D O'Connor 5/1 8:20.90
2010 Good 18 Poker De Sivola 7 11 6 - 70-2951 30 days F Murphy (227 miles) Ms K Walsh 14/1 8:11.10
2009 Good to Soft 19 Tricky Trickster 6 11 11 - 1-42212 46 days N Twiston-Davies (1 miles) Mr S Waley-Cohen 11/1 8:25.50