Cheltenham - At The Races

15:30 Cheltenham 13 Mar 2019

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

Winner £225,080 - 9 ran

4

1m 7f 199y

Soft (Good to Soft in places)

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Black, dark green and grey striped sleeves (Mrs Patricia Pugh)

1. Altior (IRE)

jumped left at few times, tracked leader, mistake 7th (water), led after 3 out, ridden after 2 out, headed last, edged left into rival and led again flat, stayed on well and asserting towards finish

4/11 Fav 9 11-10 175 Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
2
Yellow, red star, yellow sleeves, white armlets, yellow cap, red star (Mr J Hales)

7. Politologue (FR)

chased leaders, effort from 3 out, driven and stayed on flat, went 2nd towards finish, no impression on winner

11/1 8 11-10 t h 166 H CobdenP F Nicholls
3
Emerald green, dark green sleeves, dark green and emerald green quartered cap (Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede)

9. Sceau Royal (FR)

chased leaders, effort after 3 out, challenged 2 out, led last, ridden, leant on by winner and headed flat, 3rd and held towards finish

16/1 7 11-10 159 D A JacobA King
4 6
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

4. Hell's Kitchen

held up in rear, took keen hold, headway to chase leaders 3 out, soon not clear run and lost place, effort on outside after 2 out, went 4th when hit last, hung left flat and kept on, no impression on leaders

25/1 8 11-10 t h 155 B J GeraghtyHarry Fry
5
Pink, light green spots, pink sleeves and cap (Mrs S Ricci)

5. Min (FR)

keen early stages, chased leaders, short of room and lost place after 3 out, switched left before last, never able to get back involved

7/2 2Fav 8 11-10 167 R WalshW P Mullins
6 8
Grey, grey and black check cap (Clipper Logistics Group Ltd)

2. Castlegrace Paddy (IRE)

held up towards rear, headway to chase leaders 3 out, disputing 4th 2 out, switched right and unable to go with leaders, weakened flat

25/1 8 11-10 156 D N RussellP A Fahy
7 5
Light blue, red braces, white sleeves, red armlets, light blue and red quartered cap (Kate & Andrew Brooks)

8. Saint Calvados (FR)

jumped right at times, led, headed after 3 out, weakened approaching last

25/1 6 11-10 p1 156 G SheehanH Whittington
8 10
Maroon and white stripes, maroon cap, white hoop (C Jones)

6. Ordinary World (IRE)

in rear, behind and struggling 7th, never involved after

33/1 9 11-10 154 Rachael BlackmoreH de Bromhead
PU
Light blue, royal blue star, white and royal blue check sleeves and cap (Crossed Fingers Partnership)

3. God's Own (IRE)

held up towards rear, slow 5th, headway on outside after 4 out, disputing 4th 2 out, jockey soon looking down and pulled up before last

16/1 11 11-10 159 P J BrennanT R George
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Off Time: 15:31:02

Winning Time: 3m 58.54s

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2019 12:29:31

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

jumped left at few times, tracked leader, mistake 7th (water), led after 3 out, ridden after 2 out, headed last, edged left into rival and led again flat, stayed on well and asserting towards finish

4/11 Fav 9 11-10 Nico de Boinville 175
Won/5 27 Apr 2019 San 15½F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £85,827 (J) bt Sceau Royal ()   1/6 Fav 911-7 Nico de Boinville 175
2

chased leaders, effort from 3 out, driven and stayed on flat, went 2nd towards finish, no impression on winner

11/1 8 11-10 t h H Cobden 166
2/6 05 Apr 2019 Ain 20F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £140,325 (J) to Min (20)   5/2 811-7 H Cobden 166
3

chased leaders, effort after 3 out, challenged 2 out, led last, ridden, leant on by winner and headed flat, 3rd and held towards finish

16/1 7 11-10 D A Jacob 159
2/5 27 Apr 2019 San 15½F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £85,827 (J) to Altior ()   10/3 2Fav 711-7 D A Jacob 164
4 6

held up in rear, took keen hold, headway to chase leaders 3 out, soon not clear run and lost place, effort on outside after 2 out, went 4th when hit last, hung left flat and kept on, no impression on leaders

25/1 8 11-10 t h B J Geraghty 155
4/6 05 Apr 2019 Ain 20F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £140,325 (J) to Min (39)   14/1 811-7 B J Geraghty 158
5/6 30 Apr 2019 Pun 16F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €176,999 (J) to Un De Sceaux (51)   20/1 811-12 M P Walsh 155
5

keen early stages, chased leaders, short of room and lost place after 3 out, switched left before last, never able to get back involved

7/2 2Fav 8 11-10 R Walsh 167
Won/6 05 Apr 2019 Ain 20F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £140,325 (J) bt Politologue (20)   2/1 Fav 811-7 Ruby Walsh 167
2/6 30 Apr 2019 Pun 16F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €176,999 (J) to Un De Sceaux (4)   8/13 Fav 811-12 (ow1) Ruby Walsh 173
6 8

held up towards rear, headway to chase leaders 3 out, disputing 4th 2 out, switched right and unable to go with leaders, weakened flat

25/1 8 11-10 D N Russell 156
3/6 30 Apr 2019 Pun 16F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €176,999 (J) to Un De Sceaux (42)   20/1 811-12 D N Russell 154
7 5

jumped right at times, led, headed after 3 out, weakened approaching last

25/1 6 11-10 p1 G Sheehan 156
8 10

in rear, behind and struggling 7th, never involved after

33/1 9 11-10 Rachael Blackmore 154
3/6 22 Apr 2019 Fai 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd2 €59,000 (J) to Jett (19¾)   3/1 J2Fav 911-2 Rachael Blackmore 153
6/6 30 Apr 2019 Pun 16F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €176,999 (J) to Un De Sceaux (62)   40/1 911-12 Rachael Blackmore 152
2/5 27 Aug 2019 Bal 17F Sft  Ch €11,820 (J) to Moon Over Germany ()   7/2 911-2 S W Flanagan 150
Won/5 20 Sep 2019 Bal 19½F Gd  Ch €8,569 (J) bt Cloudy Morning ()   1/2 Fav 911-10 Rachael Blackmore 149
PU

held up towards rear, slow 5th, headway on outside after 4 out, disputing 4th 2 out, jockey soon looking down and pulled up before last

16/1 11 11-10 P J Brennan 159
5/6 05 Apr 2019 Ain 20F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £140,325 (J) to Min (51)   25/1 1111-7 P J Brennan 159
3/5 27 Apr 2019 San 15½F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £85,827 (J) to Altior ()   20/1 1111-7 P J Brennan 155
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Off Time: 15:31:02

Winning Time: 3m 58.54s

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2019 12:29:31

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £1.42
Tote Win £1.40 (1)
Tote Place £1.10 (1) , £2.20 (7) , £3.20 (9)
Tote Swinger £2.20 (1, 7) , £3.90 (1, 9) , £10.70 (7, 9)
Tote Exacta £6.30 (1, 7)
Tote Trifecta £50.70 (1, 7, 9)
CSF £7.20 (1, 7)
Tricast £45.22 (1, 7, 9)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2018 Soft 9 Altior 8 11 10 - 11111-1 32 days N Henderson (51 miles) N De Boinville Evens 4:07.20
2017 Good to Soft 10 Special Tiara 10 11 10 - 23-6315 46 days H De Bromhead N Fehily 11/1 3:55.30
2016 Good 10 Sprinter Sacre 10 11 10 - P2P2-11 80 days N Henderson (51 miles) N De Boinville 5/1 3:49.10
2015 Good 9 Dodging Bullets 7 11 10 - 245-311 53 days P Nicholls (69 miles) S Twiston-Davies 9/2 3:53.30
2014 Good 11 Sire De Grugy 8 11 10 - 1-12111 53 days G L Moore (120 miles) Jamie Moore 11/4 3:48.90
2013 Good to Soft 7 Sprinter Sacre 7 11 10 - 1111-11 46 days N Henderson (51 miles) B J Geraghty 1/4 4:00.20
2012 Good 8 Finian's Rainbow 9 11 10 - 1121-12 53 days N Henderson (51 miles) B J Geraghty 4/1 3:52.10
2011 Good 11 Sizing Europe 9 11 10 - 113-223 45 days H De Bromhead A Lynch 10/1 3:54.90
2010 Good 9 Big Zeb 9 11 10 - F1-2141 45 days C A Murphy B J Geraghty 10/1 3:51.30
2009 Good to Soft 12 Master Minded 6 11 10 - 1112-11 53 days P Nicholls (69 miles) R Walsh 4/11 3:59.40