Cheltenham - At The Races

14:10 Cheltenham 15 Mar 2017

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

Winner £99,662 - 12 ran

2

3m 80y

Good to Soft (Good in places)

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Light blue and yellow check, orange and black hooped sleeves and cap (The Knot Again Partnership)

7. Might Bite (IRE)

led after 1st, jumped right 11th, drew clear before 3 out, about 12 lengths clear 2 out, mistake last, started idling and veered right 1f out, headed 120 yards out, rallied to lead post

7/2 Fav 8 11-4 154 Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
2 nse
Dark blue and white diabolo, hooped sleeves and cap (Walters Plant Hire Ltd)

11. Whisper (FR)

held up towards rear, hit 5th, headway 15th, 2nd after 3 out, about 12 lengths down when not fluent 2 out, closed on winner who started idling 1f out, led 120 yards out, headed post

9/2 2Fav 9 11-4 151 D N RussellN J Henderson
3 10
Black and beige (halved), chevrons on sleeves, beige cap (Andrea & Graham Wylie)

4. Bellshill (IRE)

held up towards rear, hampered 3rd, headway 14th, 3rd 3 out, no impression before next, stayed on same pace

5/1 7 11-4 149 R WalshW P Mullins
4 8
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

2. Alpha Des Obeaux (FR)

tracked leaders, 2nd briefly 7th, 4th and outpaced after 3 out, well held next

6/1 7 11-4 147 B J CooperM F Morris
5 30
Pink, royal blue cap (Triermore Stud)

8. O O Seven (IRE)

mid-division, hit 11th, in touch when 15th, 5th and outpaced after 3 out, soon weakened

14/1 7 11-4 152 Aidan ColemanN J Henderson
6 13
Red, white chevron, white chevrons on sleeves, quartered cap (Slaneyville Syndicate)

1. Acapella Bourgeois (FR)

led until after 1st, chased winner, not fluent 8th, lost 2nd 3 out, weakened before next

5/1 7 11-4 143 R LoughranMs S Hughes
PU
Dark blue, royal blue chevrons, dark blue cap, royal blue star (D Mossop, P John & R White)

3. Aurillac (FR)

rear of mid-division, carried right by loose horse and last from 6th, soon niggled along, behind 10th, pulled up before 4 out

100/1 7 11-4 137 Jonathan MooreMiss R Curtis
PU
Maroon, yellow stars, maroon sleeves, striped cap (Mr Barry Maloney)

5. Heron Heights (IRE)

held up in rear, hampered 3rd, never figured, well beaten when mistake 3 out, clambered over 2 out and pulled up

40/1 8 11-4 t 140 P T EnrightH de Bromhead
U
Maroon, white star, white armlets, white cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

6. Marinero (IRE)

tracked leaders, blundered badly and unseated rider 3rd

25/1 8 11-4 142 D J MullinsH de Bromhead
PU
Maroon, pink sleeves, dark blue cap (Swanee River Partnership)

9. Our Kaempfer (IRE)

held up in rear, not fluent 4th (water), ridden after 13th, hit next, soon behind, pulled up before 4 out

20/1 8 11-4 t 148 Sam Twiston-DaviesC E Longsdon
PU
Royal blue, pink star on body and cap, royal blue sleeves, pink stars (Mrs Jean R Bishop)

10. Royal Vacation (IRE)

tracked leaders, not fluent 3rd, dropped off front trio 7th, closed from 12th, losing place 14th, weakened after next, pulled up after 4 out

12/1 7 11-4 t b 152 P J BrennanC L Tizzard
PU
Red, white spots and sleeves, black cap (Mrs H Plumbly J Trafford K Deane S Hol)

12. Briery Belle

mid-division, struggling from 12th, behind 13th, pulled up after 4 out

25/1 8 10-11 144 T J O'BrienH D Daly
Share Result

Off Time: 14:12:59

Winning Time: 6m 8.70s

Last Updated: 20 Jul 2017 22:07:22

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

led after 1st, jumped right 11th, drew clear before 3 out, about 12 lengths clear 2 out, mistake last, started idling and veered right 1f out, headed 120 yards out, rallied to lead post

7/2 Fav 8 11-4 Nico de Boinville 154
Won/5 07 Apr 2017 Ain 25F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd1 £56,130 (J) bt Whisper (2)   8/13 Fav 811-4 Nico de Boinville 161
Won/4 12 Nov 2017 San 24F GS  Cl1 ChList £17,085 (J) bt Frodon (8)   4/9 Fav 811-7 Nico de Boinville 162
Won/8 26 Dec 2017 Kmp 24F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £128,138 (J) bt Double Shuffle (1)   6/4 Fav 811-10 Nico de Boinville 162
2/15 16 Mar 2018 Che 26½F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £369,822 (J) to Native River ()   4/1 Fav 911-10 Nico de Boinville 169
Won/8 12 Apr 2018 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £106,647 (J) bt Bristol De Mai (7)   4/5 Fav 911-7 Nico de Boinville 172
2 nse

held up towards rear, hit 5th, headway 15th, 2nd after 3 out, about 12 lengths down when not fluent 2 out, closed on winner who started idling 1f out, led 120 yards out, headed post

9/2 2Fav 9 11-4 D N Russell 151
2/5 07 Apr 2017 Ain 25F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd1 £56,130 (J) to Might Bite (2)   9/4 2Fav 911-4 D N Russell 155
Won/2 13 Nov 2017 Kmp 20½F Gd  Cl2 Ch £12,512 (J) bt Clan Des Obeaux (½)   4/6 Fav 911-9 D N Russell 157
2/20 02 Dec 2017 Nbu 26F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £142,375 (J) to Total Recall (nk)   8/1 911-8 D N Russell 161
5/8 26 Dec 2017 Kmp 24F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £128,138 (J) to Might Bite (22)   7/1 911-10 Aidan Coleman 169
3 10

held up towards rear, hampered 3rd, headway 14th, 3rd 3 out, no impression before next, stayed on same pace

5/1 7 11-4 R Walsh 149
Won/5 24 Feb 2018 Fai 25F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 €26,550 (J) bt A Genie In Abottle ()   8/13 Fav 811-8 D J Mullins 150
5/30 02 Apr 2018 Fai 29F Hy  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to General Principle ()   12/1 811-5 D J Mullins 158
Won/12 25 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €162,250 (J) bt Djakadam (¾)   4/1 2Fav 811-10 D J Mullins 160
4 8

tracked leaders, 2nd briefly 7th, 4th and outpaced after 3 out, well held next

6/1 7 11-4 B J Cooper 147
8/28 17 Apr 2017 Fai 29F Gd/Y  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to Our Duke (32)   16/1 710-12 D J Mullins 147
6/7 25 Apr 2017 Pun 24½F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to Disko (22)   8/1 711-10 D J Mullins 146
2/16 08 Oct 2017 Lim 24F Sft  HcpCh €59,000 (J) to Total Recall (7)   4/1 2Fav 711-7 D N Russell 145
4/8 04 Nov 2017 Dro 24F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €82,600 (J) to Outlander (17¼)   12/1 711-10 M A Enright 152
Won/6 16 Nov 2017 Clo 20½F SH  Cl1 ChGd2 €29,500 (J) bt A Toi Phil ()   7/1 711-4 S W Flanagan 152
4/4 09 Dec 2017 Ain 25F Hy  Cl1 ChGd2 £28,135 (J) to Definitly Red (20)   5/2 711-6 J J Burke 157
5 30

mid-division, hit 11th, in touch when 15th, 5th and outpaced after 3 out, soon weakened

14/1 7 11-4 Aidan Coleman 152
4/29 07 Apr 2017 Ain 21F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £67,356 (J) to Ultragold ()   12/1 711-7 Nico de Boinville 152
3/8 01 Dec 2017 Nbu 20F GS  Cl2 HcpCh £31,280 (J) to Oldgrangewood ()   6/1 711-12 Nico de Boinville 152
4/14 23 Dec 2017 Asc 24F GS  Cl1 HcpChList £56,950 (J) to Gold Present (11)   11/1 711-9 D A Jacob 153
5/14 27 Jan 2018 Che 21F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £42,712 (J) to Frodon (21)   7/1 811-10 Nico de Boinville 152
10/18 13 Mar 2018 Che 25F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £62,645 (J) to Coo Star Sivola (34)   20/1 811-9 Aidan Coleman 152
PU/27 13 Apr 2018 Ain 21F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £78,582 (J) to Ultragold  10/1 C2Fav 811-10 Aidan Coleman 150
6 13

led until after 1st, chased winner, not fluent 8th, lost 2nd 3 out, weakened before next

5/1 7 11-4 R Loughran 143
5/7 25 Apr 2017 Pun 24½F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) to Disko (20)   9/2 711-10 R Loughran 153
F/21 26 Nov 2017 Nav 24F SH  HcpCh €59,000 (J) to Mala Beach  7/4 Fav 711-10 P Townend 149
2/9 09 Dec 2017 Nav 20F Sft  HcpCh €29,500 (J) to Polidam (9)   4/7 Fav 711-10 P Townend 149
PU/10 14 Jan 2018 Fai 17F SH  HcpCh €59,000 (J) to Doctor Phoenix  9/10 Fav 811-7 P Townend 150
PU

rear of mid-division, carried right by loose horse and last from 6th, soon niggled along, behind 10th, pulled up before 4 out

100/1 7 11-4 Jonathan Moore 137
PU

held up in rear, hampered 3rd, never figured, well beaten when mistake 3 out, clambered over 2 out and pulled up

40/1 8 11-4 t P T Enright 140
3/13 29 Apr 2017 Pun 24½F Gd/Y  HcpCh €35,400 (J) to Sizing Codelco ()   16/1 810-11 P T Enright 137
10/11 03 Jun 2017 Trm 21F Gd  HcpHdl €9,239 (J) to Glendine River (68)   11/8 Fav 811-5 P T Enright 102
B/16 09 Jul 2017 Lim 22½F Gd  HcpCh €15,990 (J) to Rock On Fruity  12/1 811-10 P T Enright 138
16/22 02 Aug 2017 Gal 22½F Gd  HcpCh €147,500 (J) to Balko Des Flos (87)   25/1 810-2 P T Enright 138
13/22 04 Feb 2018 Leo 21F Sft  HcpCh €59,000 (J) to Last Goodbye (45)   40/1 910-9 P T Enright 137
Won/14 28 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Sft  HcpCh €35,400 (J) bt Rogue Angel (7)   16/1 911-5 R M Power 135
U

tracked leaders, blundered badly and unseated rider 3rd

25/1 8 11-4 D J Mullins 142
4/5 07 Apr 2017 Ain 25F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd1 £56,130 (J) to Might Bite (64)   14/1 811-4 B J Cooper 142
PU/13 29 Apr 2017 Pun 24½F Gd/Y  HcpCh €35,400 (J) to Sizing Codelco  14/1 811-2 B J Cooper 142
2/5 23 Jun 2017 Dro 20F Gd  Hdl €10,780 (J) to Rashaan ()   9/4 2Fav 811-12 B J Cooper 137
4/5 08 Jul 2017 Bel 20F Gd  Hdl €8,007 (J) to Tigris River (27)   9/4 2Fav 811-6 R Walsh 137
7/13 21 Jul 2017 Klb 25F Gd  HcpCh €29,500 (J) to Phil's Magic (29)   16/1 811-10 J J Slevin 142
U/22 02 Aug 2017 Gal 22½F Gd  HcpCh €147,500 (J) to Balko Des Flos  33/1 810-5 J J Slevin 141
PU

held up in rear, not fluent 4th (water), ridden after 13th, hit next, soon behind, pulled up before 4 out

20/1 8 11-4 t Sam Twiston-Davies 148
PU/16 08 Apr 2017 Ain 25F Gd  Cl1 HcpChList £39,389 (J) to Sizing Codelco  14/1 811-12 Sam Twiston-Davies 148
PU/8 02 Dec 2017 Ncs 23½F Sft  Cl1 HcpChList £39,865 (J) to Beware The Bear  14/1 811-8 B J Geraghty 146
7/14 26 Dec 2017 Kmp 21F Sft  Cl3 HcpHdl £12,512 (J) to Golan Fortune (27)   33/1 811-13 J J Burke 141
6/8 26 Jan 2018 Hun 25F Sft  Cl2 HcpHdl £12,512 (J) to Taj Badalandabad (23)   16/1 910-9 J J Burke 138
9/14 24 Feb 2018 Kmp 21F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,498 (J) to Kings Walk (27)   12/1 911-10 J J Burke 133
6/12 26 Apr 2018 War 25F GS  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,498 (J) to Bobo Mac (10)   8/1 911-7 R Johnson 130
PU

tracked leaders, not fluent 3rd, dropped off front trio 7th, closed from 12th, losing place 14th, weakened after next, pulled up after 4 out

12/1 7 11-4 t b P J Brennan 152
PU/10 29 Apr 2017 San 20F Gd  Cl2 NovHcpCh £18,768 (J) to Shantou Village  10/1 711-12 P J Brennan 152
3/6 03 Nov 2017 Wth 19½F GS  Cl1 HcpChList £15,661 (J) to Guitar Pete (23)   6/1 711-12 P J Brennan 152
PU/20 02 Dec 2017 Nbu 26F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £142,375 (J) to Total Recall  20/1 710-10 P J Brennan 149
5/8 01 Jan 2018 Che 20½F Hy  Cl1 HdlGd2 £28,475 (J) to Wholestone (17)   12/1 811-0 H Cobden 147
18/26 14 Mar 2018 Che 21F Sft  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £56,950 (J) to Bleu Berry (25)   22/1 811-1 H Cobden 142
PU/20 28 Apr 2018 San 29F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £84,405 (J) to Step Back  20/1 810-10 H Cobden 145
PU

mid-division, struggling from 12th, behind 13th, pulled up after 4 out

25/1 8 10-11 T J O'Brien 144
PU/5 20 Apr 2017 Che 21F Gd  Cl1 NovHcpChList £22,508 (J) to Plaisir D'amour  5/2 2Fav 811-8 T J O'Brien 144
4/6 09 Nov 2017 Mar 24F GS  Cl1 ChList £17,319 (J) to Mia's Storm (25)   9/1 811-2 A Tinkler 142
Share Result

Off Time: 14:12:59

Winning Time: 6m 8.70s

Last Updated: 20 Jul 2017 22:07:22

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £5.20
Tote Win £4.00 (7)
Tote Place £1.90 (7) , £1.90 (11) , £2.20 (4)
Tote Swinger £5.70 (4, 7) , £6.00 (4, 11) , £2.60 (7, 11)
Tote Exacta £15.40 (7, 11)
Tote Trifecta £109.80 (7, 11, 4)
CSF £18.49 (7, 11)
Tricast £79.38 (7, 11, 4)

Previous Winners

YearWinnerTrainerJockeyAge/WtSP
2016BlaklionN A Twiston-DaviesRyan Hatch7 11-48/1
2015Don PoliW P MullinsB J Cooper6 11-413/8f
2014O'faolains BoyMiss R CurtisB J Geraghty7 11-412/1
2013Lord WindermereJ H CullotyD N Russell7 11-48/1
2012Bobs WorthN J HendersonB J Geraghty7 11-49/2
2011Bostons AngelMrs J HarringtonR M Power7 11-416/1
2010 Weapon's Amnesty C Byrnes D N Russell 7 11-4 10/1
2009 Cooldine W P Mullins R Walsh 7 11-4 9/4f
2008 Alberta's Run J O'Neill A P McCoy 7 11-4 4/1f
2007 Denman P F Nicholls R Walsh 7 11-4 6-5f
2006 Star De Mohaison P F Nicholls B Geraghty 5 10-8 14-1
2005 Trabolgan N J Henderson M Fitzgerald 7 11-4 5-1
2004 Rule Supreme W P Mullins D J Casey 8 11-4 25-1
2003 One Knight P J Hobbs R Johnson 7 11-4 15-2
2002 Hussard Collonges P Beaumont R Garritty 7 11-4 33-1
2001 No Race
2000 Lord Noelie Miss H C Knight J Culloty 7 11-4 9-2
1999 Looks Like Trouble N T Chance P Carberry 7 11-4 16-1
1998 Florida Pearl W P Mullins R Dunwoody 6 11-4 11-8f
1997 Hanakham R J Hodges R Dunwoody 8 11-4 13-2