Cheltenham - At The Races

14:10 Cheltenham 14 Mar 2018

RSA Insurance Novices' Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner £99,662 - 10 ran

2

3m 80y

Soft (Heavy in places)

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Emerald green, white star, chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Philip J Reynolds)

10. Presenting Percy

held up in rear, headway from 4 out, went 2nd going well after 3 out, led before next, clear from last, stayed on well

5/2 Fav 7 11-4 t 158 D N RussellP G Kelly
2 7
Maroon, yellow stars, maroon sleeves, striped cap (Mr Barry Maloney)

9. Monalee (IRE)

tracked leaders, raced keenly, went 2nd after 7th, led 3 out, headed when mistake 2 out, no impression on winner last, kept on and well clear of rest

10/3 2Fav 7 11-4 155 N D FehilyH de Bromhead
3 7
Black, yellow triple diamond, diabolo on sleeves and diamond on cap (Mr J P Romans)

7. Elegant Escape (IRE)

led, dived at 1st, headed after 2nd, tracked leader until after 7th, ridden after 4 out, still in touch on outside 3 out, soon outpaced, went 3rd but no impression flat

9/1 6 11-4 153 Harry CobdenC L Tizzard
4
Maroon and light blue diabolo, light blue sleeves, quartered cap (Mills & Mason Partnership)

3. Ballyoptic (IRE)

chased leaders, outpaced after 3 out, not fluent last, switched right and stayed on flat, went 4th towards finish

9/1 8 11-4 150 Sam Twiston-DaviesN A Twiston-Davies
5
Dark blue, royal blue stars, dark blue and red halved sleeves, red cap (The Brooks, Stewart Families & J Kyle)

4. Black Corton (FR)

jumped low and hit the top of several fences, pressed leader, led after 2nd, mistake 3rd, headed 3 out, soon outpaced and beaten, left modest 3rd last, no extra and dropped to 5th flat

5/1 7 11-4 t 155 Bryony FrostP F Nicholls
F
Yellow and black check, yellow sleeves, yellow cap, black star (Mrs J Donnelly)

1. Al Boum Photo (FR)

held up in mid-division on inside, closing 5th when mistake 4 out, ridden after 3 out, 4 lengths 3rd and looking beaten when jumped right and fell 2 out

8/1 6 11-4 153 R WalshW P Mullins
PU
Light green, yellow inverted triangle, yellow sleeves, red diamonds, yellow cap, red diamonds (Mr D W Fox)

2. Allysson Monterg (FR)

not that fluent, held up in mid-division, dropped into rear after 6th, mistake 14th and 15th, struggling after, well beaten 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

50/1 8 11-4 t 139 J J BurkeRichard Hobson
F
Black and beige (halved), chevrons on sleeves, beige cap (Andrea & Graham Wylie)

5. Bonbon Au Miel (FR)

held up in mid-division, lost place approaching 11th, never back in contention, well beaten 7th after 3 out, fell last

33/1 7 11-4 t 139 P TownendW P Mullins
PU
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

6. Dounikos (FR)

mid-division, outpaced after 4 out, well beaten 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

12/1 7 11-4 151 J W KennedyG Elliott
PU
Black, black and pink check cap (Mr N Mustoe)

8. Full Irish (IRE)

in rear, several slow jumps, struggling 14th, well behind next, pulled up after clambering over 4 out

100/1 7 11-4 t p1 135 L P AspellMiss E C Lavelle
Share Result

Off Time: 14:11:15

Winning Time: 6m 32.00s

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2018 11:32:58

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

held up in rear, headway from 4 out, went 2nd going well after 3 out, led before next, clear from last, stayed on well

5/2 Fav 7 11-4 t D N Russell 158
2 7

tracked leaders, raced keenly, went 2nd after 7th, led 3 out, headed when mistake 2 out, no impression on winner last, kept on and well clear of rest

10/3 2Fav 7 11-4 N D Fehily 155
F/11 24 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to The Storyteller  2/1 Fav 711-10 N D Fehily 158
3/6 03 Nov 2018 Dro 19½F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd2 €29,500 (J) to Snow Falcon ()   6/4 Fav 711-12 N D Fehily 158
3 7

led, dived at 1st, headed after 2nd, tracked leader until after 7th, ridden after 4 out, still in touch on outside 3 out, soon outpaced, went 3rd but no impression flat

9/1 6 11-4 Harry Cobden 153
3/9 13 Apr 2018 Ain 25F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd1 £56,130 (J) to Terrefort (12¾)   4/1 2Fav 611-4 H Cobden 151
Won/4 11 Nov 2018 San 24F Sft  Cl1 ChList £17,085 (J) bt Thomas Patrick (½)   10/3 2Fav 611-8 T J O'Brien 151
2/12 01 Dec 2018 Nbu 26F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £142,375 (J) to Sizing Tennessee (10)   4/1 2Fav 611-10 H Cobden 155
4

chased leaders, outpaced after 3 out, not fluent last, switched right and stayed on flat, went 4th towards finish

9/1 8 11-4 Sam Twiston-Davies 150
2/29 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Joe Farrell (nse)   9/1 811-6 Thomas Bellamy 149
F/18 08 Dec 2018 Ain 26F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £84,195 (J) to Walk In The Mill  15/2 2Fav 811-7 Thomas Bellamy 155
5

jumped low and hit the top of several fences, pressed leader, led after 2nd, mistake 3rd, headed 3 out, soon outpaced and beaten, left modest 3rd last, no extra and dropped to 5th flat

5/1 7 11-4 t Bryony Frost 155
4/9 13 Apr 2018 Ain 25F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd1 £56,130 (J) to Terrefort (31)   6/1 711-4 Bryony Frost 153
2/4 03 Nov 2018 Wth 24F Gd  Cl1 ChGd2 £56,950 (J) to Definitly Red (2)   5/4 Fav 711-3 Bryony Frost 153
PU/12 01 Dec 2018 Nbu 26F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £142,375 (J) to Sizing Tennessee  12/1 711-12 Bryony Frost 157
F

held up in mid-division on inside, closing 5th when mistake 4 out, ridden after 3 out, 4 lengths 3rd and looking beaten when jumped right and fell 2 out

8/1 6 11-4 R Walsh 153
Won/9 01 Apr 2018 Fai 20F SH  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) bt Shattered Love (1)   11/2 611-10 D J Mullins 153
RO/11 24 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to The Storyteller  11/2 611-10 P Townend 157
PU

not that fluent, held up in mid-division, dropped into rear after 6th, mistake 14th and 15th, struggling after, well beaten 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

50/1 8 11-4 t J J Burke 139
3/4 07 Apr 2018 Utt 20F Hy  Cl3 NovHcpCh £7,408 (J) to Ballyarthur (11¼)   9/4 2Fav 811-8 J J Burke 139
Won/11 25 Apr 2018 Per 24F Sft  Cl3 HcpCh £12,086 (J) bt As De Pique ()   3/1 Fav 811-12 James Bowen 137
7/12 01 Dec 2018 Nbu 26F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £142,375 (J) to Sizing Tennessee (53)   50/1 810-13 James Bowen 144
F

held up in mid-division, lost place approaching 11th, never back in contention, well beaten 7th after 3 out, fell last

33/1 7 11-4 t P Townend 139
PU

mid-division, outpaced after 4 out, well beaten 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

12/1 7 11-4 J W Kennedy 151
PU/30 02 Apr 2018 Fai 29F Hy  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to General Principle  20/1 710-12 D N Russell 151
PU/11 24 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to The Storyteller  33/1 711-10 K M Donoghue 151
10/25 25 Nov 2018 Nav 24F Gd  Cl1 HcpCh €59,000 (J) to Tout Est Permis (43)   14/1 711-10 L A McKenna 150
PU

in rear, several slow jumps, struggling 14th, well behind next, pulled up after clambering over 4 out

100/1 7 11-4 t p1 L P Aspell 135
PU/12 14 Nov 2018 Ban 24F GS  Cl2 HcpCh £16,266 (J) to Yala Enki  8/1 710-11 Aidan Coleman 135
R/11 01 Dec 2018 Nbu 22½F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £25,024 (J) to Kapcorse  12/1 711-1 James Bowen 133
Share Result

Off Time: 14:11:15

Winning Time: 6m 32.00s

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2018 11:32:58

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £3.70
Tote Win £3.00 (10)
Tote Place £1.40 (10) , £1.50 (9) , £2.20 (7)
Tote Swinger £5.10 (7, 9) , £4.90 (7, 10) , £1.70 (9, 10)
Tote Exacta £10.80 (10, 9)
Tote Trifecta £88.60 (10, 9, 7)
CSF £10.85 (10, 9)
Tricast £61.52 (10, 9, 7)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2017 Good to Soft 12 Might Bite 8 11 4 - 17-21F1 34 days N Henderson (51 miles) N De Boinville 7/2 6:08.70
2016 Good 8 Blaklion 7 11 4 - 4-4F121 39 days N Twiston-Davies (1 miles) R Hatch 8/1 6:05.70
2015 Good 8 Don Poli 6 11 4 - 111-211 72 days W P Mullins B J Cooper 13/8 6:09.20
2014 Good 15 O'Faolains Boy 7 11 4 - 114-2P1 25 days Miss R Curtis (124 miles) B J Geraghty 12/1 6:00.30
2013 Good to Soft 11 Lord Windermere 7 11 4 - 8-22123 32 days J H Culloty D N Russell 8/1 6:25.80
2012 Good 9 Bobs Worth 7 11 4 - 111-132 25 days N Henderson (51 miles) B J Geraghty 9/2 6:08.10
2011 Good 12 Bostons Angel 7 11 4 - P-21411 32 days Mrs J Harrington R M Power 16/1 6:16.60
2010 Good 10 Weapon's Amnesty 7 11 4 - 5-3F122 38 days C Byrnes D N Russell 10/1 6:13.60
2009 Good to Soft 15 Cooldine 7 11 4 - 14-8131 24 days W P Mullins R Walsh 9/4 6:22.90
2008 Good to Soft 11 Albertas Run 7 11 4 - 11-1211 26 days Jonjo O'Neill (1 miles) A P McCoy 4/1 6:23.70