Cheltenham - At The Races

14:10 Cheltenham 14 Mar 2017

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

Winner £99,662 - 9 ran

2

1m 7f 199y

Good to Soft

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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)

2. Altior (IRE)

tracked leaders, went 2nd approaching 5th, pushed along to press leader when left in lead 2 out, driven to assert after last, stayed on well to draw clear final 100 yards

1/4 Fav 7 11-4 170 Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
2 6
Emerald green and yellow (quartered), white sleeves and cap (Mr Trevor Hemmings)

4. Cloudy Dream (IRE)

held up towards rear, closed on inside 4 out, traveling well 3 out, left close 2nd 2 out, stayed on flat but not pace of winner final 100 yards

12/1 7 11-4 147 B HughesJ M Jefferson
3 9
Maroon and white stripes, maroon cap, white hoop (Mr C Jones)

6. Ordinary World (IRE)

tracked leader until after 4th, stayed well in touch, pushed along after 3 out, left close 3rd 2 out, edged right and unable to go with front pair after last, kept on same pace

25/1 7 11-4 142 D N RussellH de Bromhead
4 7
Pink, light green spots, pink sleeves and cap (Mrs S Ricci)

7. Royal Caviar (IRE)

mid-division, closed 6th, lost place after 3 out, no impression in 4th when swerved to avoid faller 2 out, well held after

6/1 2Fav 9 11-4 h - R WalshW P Mullins
5 1
Light green, dark green chevrons, red sleeves, white and red striped cap (Mr P J Martin)

5. Forest Bihan (FR)

held up in rear, not fluent 6th, still rear but just about in touch when blundered badly 3 out, soon outpaced and left behind, modest 6th when swerved to avoid faller 2 out, plugged on to close on 4th flat, no impression

12/1 6 11-4 149 Aidan ColemanB Ellison
6 4
Light blue, pink chevrons, light blue sleeves, light blue cap, pink star (Mr R S Brookhouse)

8. Some Plan (IRE)

chased leaders on outside, hit 3rd, lost place 7th, mistake 3 out, soon beaten, well held in 5th when swerved to avoid faller 2 out, weakened

20/1 9 11-4 t 148 D J MullinsH de Bromhead
7 20
Dark Blue, Light Blue sleeves, Dark Blue cap, Pink hoops (Mrs S N J Embiricos)

1. A Hare Breath (IRE)

held up towards rear, not fluent and pushed along in last 8th, slow next, still rear but just about in touch 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off

25/1 9 11-4 147 R JohnsonBen Pauling
F
Dark blue and yellow (halved), dark blue sleeves, yellow cap (Mrs Julie Martin And David R Martin)

3. Charbel (IRE)

led, pushed along and still narrow advantage when fell 2 out

9/1 6 11-4 t 147 David BassK C Bailey
PU
Dark blue, light blue star, dark blue sleeves, light blue stars, dark blue cap, light blue star (Mr Robert Finnegan)

9. Three Stars (IRE)

in touch in mid-division on outside, not fluent 2nd and soon pulled up

66/1 7 11-4 140 R M PowerH de Bromhead
Share Result

Off Time: 14:10:46

Winning Time: 3m 55.60s

Last Updated: 9 May 2017 16:34:46

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

tracked leaders, went 2nd approaching 5th, pushed along to press leader when left in lead 2 out, driven to assert after last, stayed on well to draw clear final 100 yards

1/4 Fav 7 11-4 Nico de Boinville 170
Won/4 29 Apr 2017 San 15½F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £71,188 (J) bt Special Tiara (8)   30/100 Fav 711-7 Nico de Boinville 168
Won/3 10 Feb 2018 Nbu 16½F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £28,475 (J) bt Politologue (4)   1/3 Fav 811-6 Nico de Boinville 170
Won/9 14 Mar 2018 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £227,800 (J) bt Min (7)   Evens Fav 811-10 Nico de Boinville 170
Won/6 28 Apr 2018 San 15½F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £74,035 (J) bt San Benedeto ()   2/11 Fav 811-7 Nico de Boinville 175
2 6

held up towards rear, closed on inside 4 out, traveling well 3 out, left close 2nd 2 out, stayed on flat but not pace of winner final 100 yards

12/1 7 11-4 B Hughes 147
2/6 06 Apr 2017 Ain 20F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd1 £56,130 (J) to Flying Angel (1)   4/1 2Fav 711-4 B S Hughes 153
Won/5 22 Apr 2017 Ayr 20½F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd2 £25,978 (J) bt Theinval (2)   11/4 711-7 B S Hughes 155
2/12 29 Oct 2017 Ain 20F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £39,389 (J) to Smad Place (¾)   9/2 2Fav 710-13 B S Hughes 155
2/5 19 Nov 2017 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £42,712 (J) to Fox Norton (8)   9/4 2Fav 711-3 B S Hughes 159
2/4 09 Dec 2017 Ain 25F Hy  Cl1 ChGd2 £28,135 (J) to Definitly Red (7)   9/4 JFav 711-3 B S Hughes 159
2/3 10 Feb 2018 Nbu 23½F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £28,475 (J) to Native River (12)   11/4 2Fav 811-3 B S Hughes 158
3 9

tracked leader until after 4th, stayed well in touch, pushed along after 3 out, left close 3rd 2 out, edged right and unable to go with front pair after last, kept on same pace

25/1 7 11-4 D N Russell 142
2/8 27 Apr 2017 Pun 16F GF  Cl1 ChGd1 €67,849 (J) to Great Field (11)   7/1 711-10 D N Russell 148
2/6 11 Nov 2017 Naa 16F SH  Cl1 ChGd3 €19,987 (J) to Ball D'arc (5)   3/1 711-1 D N Russell 149
3/6 27 Dec 2017 Leo 17F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to Simply Ned (15½)   12/1 711-12 D N Russell 149
4/7 03 Feb 2018 Leo 17F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 €59,000 (J) to Min (30)   10/1 811-7 D N Russell 149
5/9 14 Mar 2018 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £227,800 (J) to Altior (35)   40/1 811-10 D N Russell 157
7/9 24 Apr 2018 Pun 16F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €162,250 (J) to Un De Sceaux (26)   16/1 811-12 D N Russell 154
4 7

mid-division, closed 6th, lost place after 3 out, no impression in 4th when swerved to avoid faller 2 out, well held after

6/1 2Fav 9 11-4 h R Walsh -
5 1

held up in rear, not fluent 6th, still rear but just about in touch when blundered badly 3 out, soon outpaced and left behind, modest 6th when swerved to avoid faller 2 out, plugged on to close on 4th flat, no impression

12/1 6 11-4 Aidan Coleman 149
2/5 08 Apr 2017 Ain 16F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd1 £56,130 (J) to San Benedeto (hd)   6/1 611-4 B S Hughes 149
Won/8 08 Oct 2017 Kel 17F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £18,570 (J) bt Simply Ned ()   9/2 611-12 Danny Cook 154
PU/8 07 Nov 2017 Exe 17½F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £37,018 (J) to Politologue  5/1 611-6 Danny Cook 158
3/4 27 Dec 2017 Kmp 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £51,255 (J) to Politologue (27)   6/1 611-3 D A Jacob 157
4/8 27 Jan 2018 Don 16½F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £31,280 (J) to Duke Of Navan ()   14/1 711-12 Henry Brooke 156
Won/5 03 Mar 2018 Ncs 16½F St  Cl3 NHF £6,498 (F) bt The Resdev Way ()   30/100 Fav 711-4 Danny Cook -
6 4

chased leaders on outside, hit 3rd, lost place 7th, mistake 3 out, soon beaten, well held in 5th when swerved to avoid faller 2 out, weakened

20/1 9 11-4 t D J Mullins 148
6/6 16 Apr 2017 Fai 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to Road To Respect (69)   20/1 911-10 A E Lynch 146
4/4 08 Oct 2017 Lim 19½F Sft  Ch €15,990 (J) to Attribution (40)   5/1 911-11 A E Lynch 144
8/15 28 Oct 2017 Che 16F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £31,280 (J) to Foxtail Hill (22)   12/1 911-0 A E Lynch 146
3/15 02 Dec 2017 Fai 16½F Sft  HcpCh €29,500 (J) to Nearly Nama'd ()   10/1 911-6 D Robinson 141
F/20 03 Feb 2018 Leo 17F Sft  HcpCh €44,250 (J) to Patricks Park  12/1 1011-4 D Robinson 143
F/22 16 Mar 2018 Che 16½F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £62,645 (J) to Le Prezien  20/1 1011-2 N D Fehily 144
7 20

held up towards rear, not fluent and pushed along in last 8th, slow next, still rear but just about in touch 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off

25/1 9 11-4 R Johnson 147
21/22 07 Apr 2017 Ain 20F Gd  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £39,389 (J) to Rather Be (38)   40/1 911-8 David Bass 142
Won/11 09 Dec 2017 San 16F GS  Cl1 HcpHdlList £33,762 (J) bt Caid Du Lin (½)   8/1 911-11 D A Jacob 139
8/24 16 Mar 2018 Che 17F Sft  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £56,950 (J) to Mohaayed (13½)   20/1 1011-3 D A Jacob 145
8/16 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 16F Gd  Cl1 HcpHdlGd2 £59,798 (J) to Midnight Shadow ()   33/1 1010-12 D A Jacob 142
F

led, pushed along and still narrow advantage when fell 2 out

9/1 6 11-4 t David Bass 147
3/5 08 Apr 2017 Ain 16F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd1 £56,130 (J) to San Benedeto (13¼)   6/5 Fav 611-4 David Bass 154
4/7 11 Nov 2017 Wcn 15½F Sft  Cl1 HcpHdlGd2 £34,170 (J) to London Prize (10¾)   5/1 611-10 David Bass 149
4/6 09 Dec 2017 San 15½F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £85,425 (J) to Politologue ()   12/1 611-7 N D Fehily 154
F/9 14 Mar 2018 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £227,800 (J) to Altior  28/1 711-10 David Bass 156
3/7 10 Sep 2018 Per 20F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £15,825 (J) to Hammersly Lake ()   5/2 2Fav 711-7 David Bass 154
Won/9 14 Oct 2018 Chp 19½F GS  Cl2 HcpCh £25,024 (J) bt Baron Alco (hd)   5/1 711-12 David Bass 154
PU

in touch in mid-division on outside, not fluent 2nd and soon pulled up

66/1 7 11-4 R M Power 140
5/8 16 Apr 2017 Fai 16½F Gd/Y  HcpCh €29,500 (J) to Hurricane Ben (17¼)   8/1 711-8 D J Mullins 141
3/9 10 Sep 2017 Lst 20F Hy  HcpCh €23,600 (J) to Kylecrue (28)   11/2 711-8 D N Russell 140
5/13 15 Oct 2017 Cor 17F Y/Sft  HcpCh €29,500 (J) to Ballyoisin ()   6/1 C2Fav 711-0 R Walsh 140
5/12 11 Nov 2017 Ain 20F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £46,425 (J) to On Tour (11)   16/1 711-3 J J Slevin 141
21/28 27 Dec 2017 Leo 24½F Y  HcpCh €110,000 (J) to Anibale Fly (107)   33/1 710-13 R M Power 139
2/20 03 Feb 2018 Leo 17F Sft  HcpCh €44,250 (J) to Patricks Park ()   25/1 810-12 J J Slevin 137
Share Result

Off Time: 14:10:46

Winning Time: 3m 55.60s

Last Updated: 9 May 2017 16:34:46

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £1.26
Tote Win £1.20 (2)
Tote Place £1.02 (2) , £2.80 (4) , £5.70 (6)
Tote Swinger £1.90 (2, 4) , £6.00 (2, 6) , £11.90 (4, 6)
Tote Exacta £6.80 (2, 4)
Tote Trifecta £62.10 (2, 4, 6)
CSF £6.63 (2, 4)
Tricast £58.26 (2, 4, 6)

Previous Winners

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Age/Wt SP
2016DouvanW P MullinsR Walsh6 11-41/4f
2015Un De SceauxW P MullinsR Walsh7 11-44/6f
2014Western WarhorseD PipeT Scudamore6 11-433/1
2013SimonsigN J HendersonB J Geraghty7 11-78/15f
2012Sprinter SacreN J HendersonB J Geraghty6 11-78/11f
2011Captain ChrisP J HobbsR Johnson7 11-76/1
2010 Sizing Europe H De Bromhead A E Lynch 8 11-7 6/1
2009 Forpadydeplasterer T Cooper B J Geraghty 7 11-7 8/1
2008 Tidal Bay J Howard Johnson D O'Regan 7 11-7 6/1
2007 My Way De Solzen A King R Thornton 7 11-7 7-2
2006 Voy Por Ustedes A King R Thornton 5 11-2 15-2
2005 Contraband M C Pipe T Murphy 7 11-7 7-1
2004 Well Chief M C Pipe A P McCoy 5 11-3 9-1
2003 Azertyuiop P F Nicholls R Walsh 6 11-8 5-4f
2002 Moscow Flyer Mrs J Harrington B Geraghty 8 11-8 11-2
2001 No Race
2000 Tiutchev N J Henderson M Fitzgerald 7 11-8 8-1
1999 Flagship Uberalles P F Nicholls J Tizzard 5 11-0 11-1
1998 Champleve M C Pipe A P McCoy 5 11-0 13-2
1997 Or Royal M C Pipe A P McCoy 6 11-8 11-2