Cheltenham - At The Races

16:50 Cheltenham 13 Mar 2018

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

Winner £74,950 - 16 ran

6

3m 7f 170y

Soft (Heavy in places)

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Dark blue and white diamonds, white sleeves, red cap (Mr R A Bartlett)

11. Rathvinden (IRE)

held up towards rear, mistake 11th, headway from 18th, close 3rd 2 out, led just before last, headed narrowly 75 yards out, soon led again, pulled out extra to assert close home

9/2 2Fav 10 11-6 150 Mr P W MullinsW P Mullins
2 ½
Emerald green, orange stars, emerald green cap, orange star (Mr M R Chapman)

16. Ms Parfois (IRE)

led 2nd, headed 6th, stayed prominent, hit 2 out when challenging, led narrowly 75 yards out, soon headed, held close home

11/2 7 10-13 t 146 Mr W BiddickA J Honeyball
3 21
Emerald green, yellow chevron and sleeves, red cap (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)

15. Sizing Tennessee (IRE)

led until 2nd, led 6th, mistake 13th, ridden before 2 out, headed just before last, weakened flat

8/1 10 11-6 145 Mr B O'NeillC L Tizzard
4
Brown, orange seams and sleeves, quartered cap (Robert Waley-cohen & Men Holding)

4. Impulsive Star (IRE)

prominent, mistake 16th, ridden after 3 out, 4th and weakening before next

25/1 8 11-6 p 132 Mr S Waley-CohenN P Mulholland
5 11
Pink, light green spots, pink sleeves and cap (Mrs S Ricci)

10. Pylonthepressure (IRE)

held up in rear, not jump well, headway 21st, 6 lengths 5th 3 out, soon weakened

16/1 8 11-6 135 Ms K WalshW P Mullins
6 23
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

9. No Comment

held up in rear, headway from 21st, shaken up before 3 out, weakened before next

9/1 7 11-6 h 145 Mr Derek O'ConnorP J Hobbs
PU
White, royal blue stars, royal blue and white striped sleeves, red cap (Avalon Surfacing Ltd)

1. All Kings (IRE)

mid-division on outside, closed before 4th, lost place after 8th, in rear and ridden 13th, tailed off 18th, pulled up before next

200/1 9 11-6 109 Mr Joshua NewmanR H Buckler
PU
Light blue, maroon star, black sleeves, light blue cap, maroon star (Wolf Allisat & Chris Ames)

2. Clondaw Cian (IRE)

in touch on inside, hit 6th, mistake and lost place 18th, struggling after, going very slowly 21st, well behind when pulled up before 4 out

66/1 8 11-6 b1 131 Mr Shane FitzgeraldMiss S Smith
PU
Purple, pink cross belts, hooped sleeves, quartered cap (The Duel At Dawn Racing Partnership)

3. Duel At Dawn (IRE)

mid-division, mistake 11th, ridden and struggling from 18th, behind 21st, well behind when pulled up after 4 out

16/1 8 11-6 p 141 Mr Thomas M O'BrienA M Hales
U
Maroon and royal blue diamonds (Sideways Syndicate)

5. Jury Duty (IRE)

held up towards rear, not fluent 7th, headway before 18th, chasing leaders 21st, struggling to stay in touch 3 out, soon weakened, unseated rider

4/1 Fav 7 11-6 t1 148 Mr J J CoddG Elliott
F
Royal blue, white hoops, maroon sleeves and cap (McNeill Family)

6. Keeper Hill (IRE)

held up towards rear, fell 6th

25/1 7 11-6 143 Mr R DeeganW Greatrex
PU
Red, yellow braces, white sleeves and cap (Mr Jon Glews)

7. Lofgren

held up in mid-division, hampered 18th, struggling after, behind when mistake 20th, well behind when pulled up before 4 out

150/1 7 11-6 t 126 Mr T GillardD McCain Jnr
F
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

8. Mossback (IRE)

tracked leaders, mistake 12th, 4th when fell 18th

6/1 6 11-6 150 Ms Lisa O'NeillG Elliott
PU
White, black cap (Mr Michael Buckley)

12. Reigning Supreme (IRE)

mid-division, headway before 4th, lost place after next, ridden and struggling 17th, well behind when pulled up after 4 out

33/1 7 11-6 134 Mr James KingN J Henderson
R
Dark blue, light blue chevrons, white sleeves, dark blue armlets, dark blue cap (Mr Mike Gorman)

13. Robin Of Locksley (IRE)

mid-division, mistake and rider lost iron briefly 1st, blundered and lost place 17th, behind when refused next

100/1 8 11-6 t p 125 Mr D SkehanMrs S Leech
U
Royal blue, yellow sash and cap with blue hoop (The Potassium Partnership)

14. Shades Of Midnight

tracked leaders, slow 11th, just beginning to struggle to hold position when hampered 18th, behind 20th, well tailed off and going very slowly when clambered over 3 out and unseated rider

20/1 8 11-6 135 Mr T HamiltonA M Thomson
Share Result

Off Time: 16:50:19

Winning Time: 8m 50.30s

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2018 11:32:57

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

held up towards rear, mistake 11th, headway from 18th, close 3rd 2 out, led just before last, headed narrowly 75 yards out, soon led again, pulled out extra to assert close home

9/2 2Fav 10 11-6 Mr P W Mullins 150
4/11 24 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to The Storyteller ()   10/1 1011-10 Mr P W Mullins 154
Won/6 23 Feb 2019 Fai 25F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 €26,550 (J) bt Alpha Des Obeaux ()   10/3 1111-8 P Townend -
3/40 06 Apr 2019 Ain 34½F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £500,000 (J) to Tiger Roll (5)   8/1 2Fav 1111-0 R Walsh 154
12/20 19 May 2019 Aut 30F Sft  ChGd1 €516,600 (J) to Carriacou (61) 7/1 1110-10 N De Boinville 159
2 ½

led 2nd, headed 6th, stayed prominent, hit 2 out when challenging, led narrowly 75 yards out, soon headed, held close home

11/2 7 10-13 t Mr W Biddick 146
2/9 13 Apr 2018 Ain 25F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd1 £56,130 (J) to Terrefort ()   9/2 710-11 N D Fehily 146
6/12 01 Dec 2018 Nbu 26F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £142,375 (J) to Sizing Tennessee (40)   8/1 711-1 Aidan Coleman 146
2/19 16 Mar 2019 Utt 34F Hy  Cl1 HcpChList £84,405 (J) to Potters Corner (3)   8/1 811-4 Aidan Coleman 146
3 21

led until 2nd, led 6th, mistake 13th, ridden before 2 out, headed just before last, weakened flat

8/1 10 11-6 Mr B O'Neill 145
PU/29 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Joe Farrell  10/1 1011-2 R M Power 145
Won/5 05 Oct 2018 Fon 21½F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £12,021 (J) bt Capeland (11)   5/2 Fav 1011-12 T Scudamore 143
Won/12 01 Dec 2018 Nbu 26F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £142,375 (J) bt Elegant Escape (10)   12/1 1011-3 T Scudamore 148
4

prominent, mistake 16th, ridden after 3 out, 4th and weakening before next

25/1 8 11-6 p Mr S Waley-Cohen 132
2/4 17 Dec 2018 Plu 25½F Sft  Cl3 NovCh £7,343 (J) to Ok Corral ()   3/1 2Fav 811-0 N D Fehily 133
Won/12 12 Jan 2019 War 29F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £42,712 (J) bt Calett Mad ()   8/1 910-1 Mr S Waley-Cohen 133
PU/18 12 Mar 2019 Che 31½F Sft  Cl1 NovAmChGd2 £74,125 (J) to Le Breuil  16/1 911-6 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
5 11

held up in rear, not jump well, headway 21st, 6 lengths 5th 3 out, soon weakened

16/1 8 11-6 Ms K Walsh 135
PU/6 15 Apr 2018 Trm 21F Hy  Ch €12,320 (J) to High Nellie  5/4 Fav 811-10 P Townend 135
PU/18 27 Apr 2018 Pun 21F Sft  HcpCh €59,000 (J) to Kemboy  20/1 810-12 D E Mullins 135
F/7 14 Apr 2019 Trm 21F Hy  Ch €12,320 (J) to Class Conti  7/2 911-6 R Walsh 131
6 23

held up in rear, headway from 21st, shaken up before 3 out, weakened before next

9/1 7 11-6 h Mr Derek O'Connor 145
5/9 20 Oct 2018 Ffl 21F GS  Cl3 NovCh £9,357 (J) to Bags Groove (16)   11/2 2Fav 711-3 B J Geraghty 145
5/23 14 Mar 2019 Che 26F GS  Cl2 AmHcpCh £41,510 (J) to Any Second Now (14½)   12/1 811-6 Mr M J O'Hare 138
PU

mid-division on outside, closed before 4th, lost place after 8th, in rear and ridden 13th, tailed off 18th, pulled up before next

200/1 9 11-6 Mr Joshua Newman 109
3/3 09 May 2018 New 26F Gd  Cl3 Ch £9,357 (J) to Mighty Leader (14½)   6/1 910-12 Sean Houlihan 109
2/7 04 Jun 2018 New 26F Gd  Cl4 HcpCh £5,296 (J) to Jack Snipe (5)   4/1 J2Fav 911-10 Sean Houlihan 109
4/9 30 Oct 2018 Chp 26F Gd  Cl4 NovHcpCh £4,809 (J) to Potters Approach (18¼)   10/1 910-12 Sean Houlihan 110
5/8 07 Nov 2018 Chp 23½F GS  Cl4 HcpCh £4,614 (J) to Clondaw Rigger (33)   10/1 911-7 Sean Houlihan 110
U/6 22 Nov 2018 Wcn 25F GF  Cl4 HcpCh £7,148 (J) to Clondaw Rigger  18/1 911-6 James Best 106
3/7 30 Dec 2018 Tau 16F GS  Cl4 HcpCh £6,108 (J) to Railroad Junkie ()   6/1 911-8 Sean Houlihan 106
PU

in touch on inside, hit 6th, mistake and lost place 18th, struggling after, going very slowly 21st, well behind when pulled up before 4 out

66/1 8 11-6 b1 Mr Shane Fitzgerald 131
PU/16 14 Apr 2018 Ain 25F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £42,202 (J) to Thomas Patrick  14/1 810-2 G Sheehan 131
3/8 12 Oct 2018 New 26½F Hy  Cl2 HcpHdl £15,358 (J) to Rolling Maul ()   12/1 811-9 G Sheehan 132
11/14 08 Nov 2018 Nbu 24F GS  Cl2 HcpHdl £9,747 (J) to Jersey Bean (32)   33/1 811-2 G Sheehan 133
12/12 30 Nov 2018 Nbu 24F Sft  Cl2 HcpHdl £21,896 (J) to Vive Le Roi (80)   50/1 811-3 M G Nolan 132
4/18 12 Mar 2019 Che 31½F Sft  Cl1 NovAmChGd2 £74,125 (J) to Le Breuil (49)   125/1 911-6 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
PU

mid-division, mistake 11th, ridden and struggling from 18th, behind 21st, well behind when pulled up after 4 out

16/1 8 11-6 p Mr Thomas M O'Brien 141
7/11 22 Dec 2018 Hdo 23F Hy  Cl2 HcpCh £31,280 (J) to Daklondike (25)   8/1 811-9 Kielan Woods 139
9/12 12 Jan 2019 War 29F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £42,712 (J) to Impulsive Star (39)   7/1 910-5 Kielan Woods 137
PU/12 15 Feb 2019 San 24F Sft  Cl3 HcpCh £9,384 (J) to Achille  9/1 911-12 L P Aspell 135
3/11 24 Mar 2019 Exe 24F GS  Cl3 HcpCh £13,321 (J) to Coningsby (16)   8/1 911-11 Kielan Woods 130
PU/8 20 Apr 2019 Hdo 25½F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £30,950 (J) to Mahlermade  5/1 911-5 G Sheehan 128
U

held up towards rear, not fluent 7th, headway before 18th, chasing leaders 21st, struggling to stay in touch 3 out, soon weakened, unseated rider

4/1 Fav 7 11-6 t1 Mr J J Codd 148
3/11 24 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to The Storyteller ()   16/1 711-10 M P Walsh 148
3/22 01 Aug 2018 Gal 22½F Y  HcpCh €147,500 (J) to Clarcam ()   7/1 J2Fav 711-1 D N Russell 149
7/18 12 Sep 2018 Lst 24F Sft  HcpCh €118,000 (J) to Snow Falcon (24)   8/1 711-9 R M Power 152
2/7 06 Oct 2018 Gow 20F Gd  Cl1 ChGd2 €26,550 (J) to Woodland Opera (10)   7/1 711-8 K M Donoghue 152
Won/5 16 Mar 2019 Dro 26F SH  Ch €12,320 (J) bt Mala Beach ()   3/1 2Fav 811-10 K M Donoghue 152
U/40 06 Apr 2019 Ain 34½F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £500,000 (J) to Tiger Roll  10/1 810-11 R M Power 151
F

held up towards rear, fell 6th

25/1 7 11-6 Mr R Deegan 143
PU/16 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 24F Gd  Cl2 NovHcpCh £64,980 (J) to Crosshue Boy  9/1 711-12 R Johnson 143
5/5 03 Nov 2018 Wth 24F Gd  Cl1 HdlGd2 £22,780 (J) to Nautical Nitwit (28)   7/2 711-0 A P Heskin 138
2/12 14 Dec 2018 Che 24F Gd  Cl2 HcpHdl £13,618 (J) to Aaron Lad (3)   14/1 711-12 Wayne Hutchinson 136
Won/10 12 Jan 2019 War 25F Gd  Cl2 HcpHdl £15,640 (J) bt Oh Land Abloom (3)   5/1 J2Fav 810-13 Harry Teal 139
12/16 02 Feb 2019 San 23½F Sft  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £56,270 (J) to Lord Napier (35)   16/1 811-4 Harry Teal 144
10/18 14 Mar 2019 Che 24F GS  Cl1 HdlGd1 £182,878 (J) to Paisley Park (34)   66/1 811-10 R Johnson 144
PU

held up in mid-division, hampered 18th, struggling after, behind when mistake 20th, well behind when pulled up before 4 out

150/1 7 11-6 t Mr T Gillard 126
2/5 20 Apr 2018 Ayr 16½F Gd  Cl3 NovHcpCh £10,007 (J) to Azzuri (15)   5/1 711-4 B S Hughes 126
2/7 12 May 2018 Hdo 20½F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £18,768 (J) to Beggar's Wishes (6)   8/1 710-7 B S Hughes 126
3/8 15 Jun 2018 Ain 25F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £9,097 (J) to Ballyboker Breeze (18¾)   8/1 710-13 B S Hughes 124
2/11 03 Aug 2018 Ban 24F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £7,343 (J) to Premier King ()   10/1 710-13 B S Hughes 122
Won/7 27 Aug 2018 Crt 25½F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £12,512 (J) bt Fact Of The Matter (nk)   9/2 711-5 B S Hughes 126
7/10 25 Sep 2018 War 25½F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £9,747 (J) to Laurium (24)   11/2 711-5 B S Hughes 132
F

tracked leaders, mistake 12th, 4th when fell 18th

6/1 6 11-6 Ms Lisa O'Neill 150
PU

mid-division, headway before 4th, lost place after next, ridden and struggling 17th, well behind when pulled up after 4 out

33/1 7 11-6 Mr James King 134
PU/10 28 Oct 2018 Ain 25F Gd  Cl3 NovHcpCh £9,747 (J) to Molly The Dolly  7/2 Fav 711-7 Nico de Boinville 134
Won/3 12 Nov 2018 Kmp 24F Gd  Cl3 Ch £8,447 (J) bt Enniscoffey Oscar (9)   5/4 2Fav 711-3 B J Geraghty 132
R

mid-division, mistake and rider lost iron briefly 1st, blundered and lost place 17th, behind when refused next

100/1 8 11-6 t p Mr D Skehan 125
R/5 01 Apr 2018 Ffl 20F Hy  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,758 (J) to Never Equalled  13/2 811-3 Mr D Skehan 119
2/11 23 Sep 2018 Utt 20F Gd  Cl4 HcpHdl £6,758 (J) to Equus Millar (10)   10/1 811-7 P J Brennan 115
U

tracked leaders, slow 11th, just beginning to struggle to hold position when hampered 18th, behind 20th, well tailed off and going very slowly when clambered over 3 out and unseated rider

20/1 8 11-6 Mr T Hamilton 135
8/16 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 24F Gd  Cl2 NovHcpCh £64,980 (J) to Crosshue Boy (15)   12/1 811-4 Henry Brooke 135
3/9 03 Nov 2018 Ayr 24½F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £13,256 (J) to Takingrisks ()   9/2 811-11 Rachel McDonald 137
2/7 24 Nov 2018 Hdo 24½F Gd  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £56,950 (J) to Paisley Park (½)   20/1 811-2 B S Hughes 137
Won/3 29 Dec 2018 Kel 22½F Gd  Cl3 NovCh £12,086 (J) bt Castletown (10)   8/13 Fav 811-0 B S Hughes 135
Won/7 16 Feb 2019 Hdo 24½F Gd  Cl1 HdlGd2 £22,780 (J) bt Petticoat Tails (8)   11/2 911-2 Henry Brooke 141
Share Result

Off Time: 16:50:19

Winning Time: 8m 50.30s

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2018 11:32:57

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £6.07
Tote Win £5.30 (11)
Tote Place £2.20 (11) , £1.90 (16) , £2.70 (15)
Tote Swinger £7.90 (11, 15) , £6.50 (11, 16) , £8.20 (15, 16)
Tote Exacta £33.10 (11, 16)
Tote Trifecta £234.50 (11, 16, 15)
CSF £27.79 (11, 16)
Tricast £196.27 (11, 16, 15)

Previous Winners

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Age/Wt SP
2017Tiger RollG ElliottMs Lisa O'Neill7 11-616/1
2016Minella RoccoJonjo O'NeillMr Derek O'Connor6 11-68/1
2015Cause Of CausesG ElliottMr J J Codd7 11-68/1
2014Midnight PrayerA KingMr Joshua Newman9 11-68/1
2013Back In FocusW P MullinsMr P W Mullins8 11-69/4f
2012TeaforthreeMiss R CurtisMr J T McNamara8 11-65/1f
2011Chicago GreyG ElliottMr Derek O'Connor8 11-65/1f
2010 Poker De Sivola Ferdy Murphy Ms K Walsh 7 11-6 14/1
2009 Tricky Trickster N A Twiston-Davies Mr S Waley-Cohen 6 11-11 11/1
2008 Old Benny A King Mr C Huxley 7 11-7 9/1
2007 Butler's Cabin J O'Neill Mr A Berry 7 12-0 33-1
2006 Hot Weld Ferdy Murphy Mr R O Harding 7 11-11 33-1
2005 Another Rum I A Duncan Mr M J O'Hare 7 11-7 40-1
2004 Native Emperor J O'Neill Mr R Widger 8 11-11 5-1jf
2003 Sudden Shock J O'Neill Mr D W Cullen 8 11-7 25-1
2002 Rith Dubh J O'Neill Mr J T McNamara 10 11-11 10-1
2001 No Race
2000 Relaxation H D Daly Mr M Bradburne 8 12-0 8-1
1999 Deejaydee M Hourigan Mr A J Martin 7 12-0 13-2
1998 Wandering Light Capt T Forster Mr R Wakly 9 12-7 10-1
1997 Flimsy Truth M H Weston Mr M Harris 7 12-0 16-1