Cheltenham - At The Races

16:50 Cheltenham 14 Mar 2017

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

Winner £71,952 - 18 ran

6

3m 7f 170y

Good to Soft

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Weighed In - Result Stands
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Maroon, white star, white armlets, white cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

16. Tiger Roll (IRE)

chased leaders, mistake 11th, racing keenly before 14th, hit 18th, mistake 20th, challenged 3 out, soon led, drawing clear when left further ahead soon after last, stayed on well

16/1 7 11-6 t b 145 Ms Lisa O'NeillG Elliott
2 3
Light blue, white star, dark blue sleeves, light blue cap, white star (Alan & Andrew Turner)

15. Missed Approach (IRE)

prominent, led 15th, headed 17th, led 19th, headed after 3 out, 3rd when pecked slightly 2 out, left 2nd soon after last, kept on, no impression on winner

50/1 7 11-6 p1 145 Mr N McParlanW Greatrex
3 ¾
White and red diabolo, quartered cap (Mrs C M Hurley)

12. Haymount (IRE)

held up in rear, mistake 10th (water), headway racing keenly 14th, outpaced 3 out, rallied 2 out, left 3rd soon after last, finished well to gain on 2nd but no impression on winner

33/1 8 11-6 142 Mr P W MullinsW P Mullins
4
Pink, white chevron, white cap (Mr&Mrs P K Barber,g Mason,sir A Fergus)

3. Arpege D'alene (FR)

mid-division, not fluent 10th (water), lost place 18th, slow next (water), slightly hampered after 3 out, rallied 2 out, stayed on and left pressing for 3rd soon after last, no impression and kept on same pace final 100 yards

12/1 7 11-6 t b 143 Mr W BiddickP F Nicholls
5 17
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

1. A Genie In Abottle (IRE)

chased leaders on inside, lost place 5th, not fluent next, niggled along 17th, headway approaching 3 out, outpaced on inside before next, no impression, weakened before last

4/1 Fav 6 11-6 142 Mr J J CoddN Meade
6
Emerald green and yellow (quartered), white sleeves and cap (Mr Trevor Hemmings)

13. Kerrow (IRE)

soon chasing leaders, blundered 18th, ridden after 3 out, weakened next

33/1 7 11-6 135 Mr Joshua NewmanA King
7 2
Royal blue, red and royal blue striped sleeves, black and red hooped cap (Mr G B Barlow)

6. Beware The Bear (IRE)

mid-division on inside, mistake and rider lost irons briefly 5th, lost place and towards rear after, well beaten 3 out

9/2 2Fav 7 11-6 148 Mr S Waley-CohenN J Henderson
8 4
Royal blue, white stars, red sleeves (The Maple Hurst Partnership)

5. Bells 'N' Banjos (IRE)

just about in touch in mid-division, outpaced after 4 out, no real impression after and weakened before 2 out

80/1 7 11-6 134 Miss A StirlingF O'Brien
9
Emerald green, dark green sleeves, dark green and emerald green quartered cap (Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede)

18. Calett Mad (FR)

held up in mid-division, headway on outside when not fluent 9th, every chance 3 out, weakened before next

33/1 5 11-4 t 145 Mr Z BakerN A Twiston-Davies
10 19
Dark blue, white sleeves, dark blue spots, white cap (The Autism Rockers)

4. Ballycross

prominent, mistake 18th, pushed along when mistake 4 out, soon beaten, weakened before 3 out

100/1 6 11-6 133 Mr H F NugentN A Twiston-Davies
U
Pink, light green spots, pink sleeves and cap (Mrs S Ricci)

2. Arbre De Vie (FR)

held up in rear, mistake 14th, pushed along and headway but still a bit to do when short of room stumbled and unseated rider soon after 3 out

14/1 7 11-6 140 Ms K WalshW P Mullins
PU
Dark blue, red chevron, armlets and diamond on cap (Mr Nigel Morris)

7. Bigbadjohn (IRE)

chased leaders, lost place 15th, well beaten 4 out, pulled up after 3 out

14/1 8 11-6 144 Mr B O'NeillMiss R Curtis
PU
Orange, dark blue star, orange sleeves, dark blue stars, dark blue cap (Professor Caroline Tisdall & Bryan Dre)

8. Champers On Ice (IRE)

not jump well in rear, well behind when pulled up after 4 out

7/1 7 11-6 t1 p 143 Mr R P QuinlanD Pipe
PU
Dark green, beige cross belts and sleeves, beige and dark green striped cap (The Dancing Shadows)

9. Dancing Shadow (IRE)

not always fluent, mid-division, ridden and struggling 9th, tailed off when mistake 21st, pulled up before 3 out

50/1 8 11-6 p 139 Sean HoulihanV R A Dartnall
PU
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

10. Edwulf

held up towards rear, headway approaching 4 out, went close 2nd when pecked 2 out, about 5 lengths off winner and looked beaten when awkward last, soon went wrong, lost 2nd and pulled up

5/1 8 11-6 t 152 Mr Derek O'ConnorJoseph P O'Brien
PU
White, black diamond, purple sleeves and cap (The Rasher Partnership)

11. Flintham

made most until 15th, pecked next, led 17th, mistake and headed 19th, weakened after 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

33/1 8 11-6 p 139 Mr M LeggM Bradstock
PU
Yellow, dark blue sash, dark blue cap, yellow star (Mr Barry Connell)

14. Martello Tower (IRE)

chased leaders, mistake 11th, something seemed amiss, lost place and pulled up before 15th

11/1 9 11-6 b1 143 Mr S ClementsMs M Mullins
PU
Red, white star, light green sleeves, white stars (Bryan Drew & Steve Roper)

17. What A Moment (IRE)

held up in rear, headway approaching 20th, every chance 3 out, soon lost place and eased, pulled up before 2 out

100/1 7 11-6 p 132 Mr R O HardingD Pipe
Share Result

Off Time: 16:50:54

Winning Time: 8m 22.30s

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2017 08:05:08

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

chased leaders, mistake 11th, racing keenly before 14th, hit 18th, mistake 20th, challenged 3 out, soon led, drawing clear when left further ahead soon after last, stayed on well

16/1 7 11-6 t b Ms Lisa O'Neill 145
PU/28 17 Apr 2017 Fai 29F Gd/Y  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to Our Duke  16/1 711-2 D Meyler 151
2/16 19 Oct 2017 Pun 14F Y/Sft  €9 (F) to Pallasator () 10/1 712-0 P C Dempsey -
2/5 30 Oct 2017 Wex 23F Sft  Cl1 ChList €17,528 (J) to A Genie In Abottle ()   11/2 711-10 J W Kennedy 151
PU/6 16 Nov 2017 Clo 20½F SH  Cl1 ChGd2 €29,500 (J) to Alpha Des Obeaux  20/1 711-6 K M Donoghue 151
5/9 15 Dec 2017 Che 30F GS  Cl2 HcpCh £21,896 (J) to Bless The Wings (42)   7/1 711-6 K M Donoghue 151
Won/16 14 Mar 2018 Che 30F Sft  Cl2 Ch £40,235 (J) bt Urgent De Gregaine (2)   7/1 811-4 K M Donoghue 150
2 3

prominent, led 15th, headed 17th, led 19th, headed after 3 out, 3rd when pecked slightly 2 out, left 2nd soon after last, kept on, no impression on winner

50/1 7 11-6 p1 Mr N McParlan 145
8/30 22 Apr 2017 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Vicente (18¾)   20/1 711-12 L P Aspell 148
PU/7 04 Nov 2017 Wth 24F Sft  Cl1 HdlGd2 £22,780 (J) to Colin's Sister  20/1 711-0 R Johnson 145
6/20 02 Dec 2017 Nbu 26F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £142,375 (J) to Total Recall (27)   20/1 710-6 R Johnson 145
3/13 13 Jan 2018 War 29F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £42,712 (J) to Milansbar (23)   9/2 Fav 811-12 G Sheehan 139
2/12 03 Feb 2018 Mus 33F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £25,024 (J) to Full Jack (9)   7/2 Fav 811-6 G Sheehan 138
Won/20 15 Mar 2018 Che 26F Sft  Cl2 AmHcpCh £41,972 (J) bt Mall Dini (½)   8/1 811-5 Mr N McParlan 138
3 ¾

held up in rear, mistake 10th (water), headway racing keenly 14th, outpaced 3 out, rallied 2 out, left 3rd soon after last, finished well to gain on 2nd but no impression on winner

33/1 8 11-6 Mr P W Mullins 142
7/28 17 Apr 2017 Fai 29F Gd/Y  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to Our Duke (28)   7/1 2Fav 810-7 R Walsh 142
PU/22 02 Aug 2017 Gal 22½F Gd  HcpCh €147,500 (J) to Balko Des Flos  10/1 810-9 P Townend 145
PU/22 01 Aug 2018 Gal 22½F Y  HcpCh €147,500 (J) to Clarcam  14/1 910-10 P Townend 144
3/10 05 Aug 2018 Gal 22½F Gd  Ch €15,375 (J) to Sub Lieutenant (8)   12/1 911-3 P Townend 144
11/18 12 Sep 2018 Lst 24F Sft  HcpCh €118,000 (J) to Snow Falcon (48)   20/1 911-1 D E Mullins 144
4

mid-division, not fluent 10th (water), lost place 18th, slow next (water), slightly hampered after 3 out, rallied 2 out, stayed on and left pressing for 3rd soon after last, no impression and kept on same pace final 100 yards

12/1 7 11-6 t b Mr W Biddick 143
PU/30 22 Apr 2017 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Vicente  10/1 711-9 Sean Bowen 145
5 17

chased leaders on inside, lost place 5th, not fluent next, niggled along 17th, headway approaching 3 out, outpaced on inside before next, no impression, weakened before last

4/1 Fav 6 11-6 Mr J J Codd 142
3/7 25 Apr 2017 Pun 24½F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to Disko ()   8/1 611-10 S W Flanagan 145
Won/5 10 Oct 2017 Gal 22½F Sft  Ch €11,704 (J) bt Mala Beach ()   6/4 2Fav 611-12 S W Flanagan 148
Won/5 30 Oct 2017 Wex 23F Sft  Cl1 ChList €17,528 (J) bt Tiger Roll ()   1/2 Fav 611-4 S W Flanagan 150
9/20 02 Dec 2017 Nbu 26F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £142,375 (J) to Total Recall (39)   10/1 610-13 S W Flanagan 152
9/15 25 Jan 2018 Gow 25F Hy  HcpCh €59,000 (J) to Monbeg Notorious (73)   7/1 711-1 S W Flanagan 150
2/5 24 Feb 2018 Fai 25F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 €26,550 (J) to Bellshill ()   11/4 2Fav 711-6 S W Flanagan 149
6

soon chasing leaders, blundered 18th, ridden after 3 out, weakened next

33/1 7 11-6 Mr Joshua Newman 135
7 2

mid-division on inside, mistake and rider lost irons briefly 5th, lost place and towards rear after, well beaten 3 out

9/2 2Fav 7 11-6 Mr S Waley-Cohen 148
4/12 22 Apr 2017 Ayr 24½F Gd  Cl2 NovHcpCh £16,245 (J) to Label Des Obeaux (8)   9/2 Fav 711-12 J McGrath 148
Won/8 02 Dec 2017 Ncs 23½F Sft  Cl1 HcpChList £39,865 (J) bt Bishops Road ()   11/4 Fav 711-7 Sean Bowen 145
PU/20 06 Jan 2018 Chp 29½F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £85,425 (J) to Raz De Maree  11/1 811-10 J McGrath 149
4/18 13 Mar 2018 Che 25F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £62,645 (J) to Coo Star Sivola (9)   14/1 811-7 J McGrath 150
PU/29 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Joe Farrell  14/1 811-6 J McGrath 149
8 4

just about in touch in mid-division, outpaced after 4 out, no real impression after and weakened before 2 out

80/1 7 11-6 Miss A Stirling 134
5/12 22 Apr 2017 Ayr 24½F Gd  Cl2 NovHcpCh £16,245 (J) to Label Des Obeaux (10)   15/2 710-12 P J Brennan 134
5/16 28 Oct 2017 Che 25F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £31,280 (J) to Cogry (13¼)   9/1 710-5 P J Brennan 133
PU/12 03 Feb 2018 Mus 33F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £25,024 (J) to Full Jack  11/2 J2Fav 811-0 P J Brennan 132
7/8 24 Mar 2018 Nbu 26F Sft  Cl3 HcpCh £12,762 (J) to Thomas Patrick (50)   5/1 811-1 P J Brennan 129
4/10 19 May 2018 Utt 24F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £7,408 (J) to Above Board (14½)   6/1 811-9 P J Brennan 127
9

held up in mid-division, headway on outside when not fluent 9th, every chance 3 out, weakened before next

33/1 5 11-4 t Mr Z Baker 145
5/5 07 Apr 2017 Ain 25F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd1 £56,130 (J) to Might Bite (89)   25/1 511-4 D A Jacob 144
2/12 22 Apr 2017 Ayr 24½F Gd  Cl2 NovHcpCh £16,245 (J) to Label Des Obeaux (hd)   10/1 511-6 D A Jacob 142
Won/3 28 Sep 2017 Per 24F Hy  Cl4 NovHdl £3,165 (J) bt Creevytennant (22)   2/5 Fav 510-12 D A Jacob 142
Won/6 28 Oct 2017 Che 24F Gd  Cl3 NovHdl £6,256 (J) bt Robbin'hannon ()   6/5 Fav 511-3 D A Jacob 142
5/6 17 Nov 2017 Che 21F GS  Cl1 NovHdlGd2 £17,085 (J) to On The Blind Side (27)   7/4 Fav 511-0 D A Jacob 144
4/8 27 Jan 2018 Don 24½F Sft  Cl1 NovHdlGd2 £17,085 (J) to Enniscoffey Oscar (28)   5/1 610-12 Sam Twiston-Davies 141
10 19

prominent, mistake 18th, pushed along when mistake 4 out, soon beaten, weakened before 3 out

100/1 6 11-6 Mr H F Nugent 133
3/7 05 Oct 2017 War 24F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £7,798 (J) to Beggars Cross ()   9/4 Fav 611-12 Sam Twiston-Davies 133
PU/16 04 Nov 2017 Asc 24F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £56,950 (J) to Go Conquer  11/1 610-5 A P Cawley 133
4/10 09 Dec 2017 Chp 23½F Hy  Cl2 HcpCh £12,660 (J) to Wild West Wind ()   11/2 610-10 Jamie Bargary 132
PU/13 13 Jan 2018 War 29F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £42,712 (J) to Milansbar  9/1 711-4 Mr Z Baker 131
4/7 12 Mar 2018 Tau 28½F Hy  Cl3 HcpCh £9,357 (J) to Regal Flow (16¼)   9/2 J2Fav 711-3 Sam Twiston-Davies 131
Won/9 15 Apr 2018 Ffl 24F Sft  Cl3 HcpCh £13,256 (J) bt Alfie Spinner (2)   9/2 711-8 Sam Twiston-Davies 128
U

held up in rear, mistake 14th, pushed along and headway but still a bit to do when short of room stumbled and unseated rider soon after 3 out

14/1 7 11-6 Ms K Walsh 140
B/28 17 Apr 2017 Fai 29F Gd/Y  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to Our Duke  14/1 710-5 P Townend 140
2/15 28 Apr 2017 Pun 21F Gd/Y  HcpCh €59,000 (J) to Woodland Opera (¾)   6/1 2Fav 711-4 R Walsh 140
7/9 15 May 2017 Kil 20F Sft  Hdl €11,088 (J) to Plinth (28)   4/7 Fav 711-0 R Walsh 148
6/22 02 Aug 2017 Gal 22½F Gd  HcpCh €147,500 (J) to Balko Des Flos (18½)   14/1 710-9 D J Mullins 145
Won/4 06 Aug 2017 Gal 22½F Sft  Ch €15,375 (J) bt Shaneshill (6)   9/4 2Fav 710-13 P Townend 145
7/18 13 Sep 2017 Lst 24F Hy  Cl1 HcpCh €103,250 (J) to Potters Point (13¼)   6/1 JFav 711-2 R Walsh 150
PU

chased leaders, lost place 15th, well beaten 4 out, pulled up after 3 out

14/1 8 11-6 Mr B O'Neill 144
U/13 14 Oct 2017 Chp 23½F GS  Cl2 HcpCh £19,494 (J) to Rock The Kasbah  12/1 810-10 A P Heskin 144
7/8 15 Nov 2017 Ban 24F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £16,266 (J) to Sir Mangan (35)   13/2 811-12 N D Fehily 144
10/20 02 Dec 2017 Nbu 26F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £142,375 (J) to Total Recall (43)   50/1 810-5 Adam Wedge 144
8/14 23 Dec 2017 Asc 24F GS  Cl1 HcpChList £56,950 (J) to Gold Present (43)   20/1 810-9 Sean Bowen 139
Won/7 09 Feb 2018 Kmp 24F GS  Cl3 HcpCh £8,447 (J) bt Brandon Hill (1)   5/2 Fav 911-6 Sam Twiston-Davies 133
U/27 13 Apr 2018 Ain 21F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £78,582 (J) to Ultragold  14/1 910-12 Jamie Bargary 138
PU

not jump well in rear, well behind when pulled up after 4 out

7/1 7 11-6 t1 p Mr R P Quinlan 143
5/16 25 Nov 2017 Hdo 23F Hy  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £56,950 (J) to Sam Spinner (28)   13/2 710-13 T Scudamore 143
8/11 15 Dec 2017 Che 24F Sft  Cl2 HcpHdl £13,763 (J) to Arthur's Gift (26)   9/2 2Fav 711-9 T Scudamore 142
PU

not always fluent, mid-division, ridden and struggling 9th, tailed off when mistake 21st, pulled up before 3 out

50/1 8 11-6 p Sean Houlihan 139
12/30 22 Apr 2017 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Vicente (20)   33/1 811-3 Nick Scholfield 139
Won/13 07 Nov 2017 Exe 21½F Sft  Cl3 NovHdl £5,523 (J) bt Just A Sting (½)   9/1 810-12 Nick Scholfield 132
10/10 09 Dec 2017 San 29F GS  Cl2 HcpCh £30,950 (J) to Benbens (44)   16/1 811-2 Nick Scholfield 138
PU/12 03 Feb 2018 Mus 33F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £25,024 (J) to Full Jack  16/1 911-3 Nick Scholfield 135
4/8 11 Feb 2018 Exe 23F Hy  Cl2 HcpHdl £11,574 (J) to Lovenormoney (27)   8/1 910-11 Nick Scholfield 124
3/5 24 Apr 2018 Exe 23F GS  Cl4 NovHdl £4,094 (J) to Vodka All The Way (8)   3/1 911-6 T Scudamore 122
PU
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

10. Edwulf

held up towards rear, headway approaching 4 out, went close 2nd when pecked 2 out, about 5 lengths off winner and looked beaten when awkward last, soon went wrong, lost 2nd and pulled up

5/1 8 11-6 t Mr Derek O'Connor 152
PU/12 28 Dec 2017 Leo 24F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €88,500 (J) to Road To Respect  66/1 811-10 Mr D O'Connor 152
Won/10 04 Feb 2018 Leo 24F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €113,000 (J) bt Outlander (nk)   33/1 911-10 Mr D O'Connor 152
8/15 16 Mar 2018 Che 26½F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £369,822 (J) to Native River (47)   20/1 911-10 Mr Derek O'Connor 164
7/12 25 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €162,250 (J) to Bellshill (17)   8/1 911-10 Mr D O'Connor 163
PU

made most until 15th, pecked next, led 17th, mistake and headed 19th, weakened after 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

33/1 8 11-6 p Mr M Legg 139
2/3 26 Nov 2017 Exe 24F Sft  Cl3 NovCh £12,660 (J) to Duel At Dawn (16)   11/4 811-0 Nico de Boinville 139
5/5 13 Jan 2018 War 24F Sft  Cl1 NovChList £14,238 (J) to Ms Parfois (59)   4/1 911-0 Nico de Boinville 139
2/3 24 Feb 2018 Chp 23½F Sft  Cl3 NovCh £7,343 (J) to Rolling Dylan (18)   8/11 Fav 911-0 David Bass 133
PU

chased leaders, mistake 11th, something seemed amiss, lost place and pulled up before 15th

11/1 9 11-6 b1 Mr S Clements 143
PU

held up in rear, headway approaching 20th, every chance 3 out, soon lost place and eased, pulled up before 2 out

100/1 7 11-6 p Mr R O Harding 132
Won/15 17 Nov 2017 Che 25F GS  Cl3 AmHcpCh £13,191 (J) bt Sugar Baron (½)   11/1 711-10 Mr R O Harding 132
Share Result

Off Time: 16:50:54

Winning Time: 8m 22.30s

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2017 08:05:08

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Tote Win £18.80 (16)
Tote Place £4.50 (16) , £18.80 (15) , £9.10 (12)
Tote Swinger £269.40 (12, 15) , £64.20 (12, 16) , £170.70 (15, 16)
Tote Exacta £1731.70 (16, 15)
Tote Trifecta £29708.50 (16, 15, 12)
CSF £641.63 (16, 15)
Tricast £22918.20 (16, 15, 12)

Previous Winners

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Age/Wt SP
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