Cheltenham - At The Races

15:30 Cheltenham 15 Mar 2017

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

Winner £208,300 - 10 ran

4

1m 7f 199y

Good to Soft (Good in places)

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Royal blue, white stars, red and white striped sleeves, white cap, royal blue stars (Mrs S Rowley-Williams)

8. Special Tiara

jumped well, led after 1st, clear 5th until given breather on downhill run to 3 out, stayed on gamely flat, just held on

11/1 10 11-10 165 N D FehilyH de Bromhead
2 hd
Emerald green, yellow chevron and sleeves, red cap (Ann & Alan Potts)

2. Fox Norton (FR)

tracked leaders, pecked 6th, outpaced after 3 out, rallied approaching last, went 2nd flat, stayed on well, just failed

7/1 7 11-10 h 166 Aidan ColemanC L Tizzard
3 6
Black, light blue hoop and sleeves, white cap (Doone Hulse Susie Saunders & Lady Cobh)

6. Sir Valentino (FR)

held up in rear, headway 4 out, 2nd 2 out until after last, stayed on same pace final 100 yards just held onto 3rd

33/1 8 11-10 t 158 P J BrennanT R George
4 hd
Dark blue and white diabolo, emerald green and white check sleeves, white cap, red star (Walters Plant Hire & James & Jean Pott)

9. Top Gamble (IRE)

mid-division, in touch 4 out, outpaced next, stayed on flat, finished well and just failed to get 3rd

20/1 9 11-10 t 159 D N RussellMiss Kerry Lee
5 1
Light blue, royal blue star, white and royal blue check sleeves and cap (Crossed Fingers Partnership)

4. God's Own (IRE)

held up in mid-division on outside, headway 8th, mistake and lost place 4 out, rallied to chase winner 3 out, bad error 2 out, lost 2nd last, one pace and no impression flat

6/1 2Fav 9 11-10 165 A P HeskinT R George
6 nk
Mauve and black (quartered), mauve sleeves, white cap (Galloping On The South Downs Partnersh)

10. Traffic Fluide (FR)

held up towards rear on inside, outpaced 3 out, stayed on flat, unable to get competitive

50/1 7 11-10 157 Joshua MooreG L Moore
7 4
Pink, light green spots, pink sleeves and cap (Mrs S Ricci)

1. Douvan (FR)

led until after 1st, tracked leaders, went 2nd 6th, hit 3 out, lost 2nd and soon beaten, well held 2 out

2/9 Fav 7 11-10 174 R WalshW P Mullins
8 17
Dark blue, light blue hoop, checked sleeves and cap (Mrs Diana L Whateley)

3. Garde La Victoire (FR)

prominent, lost 2nd when not fluent 6th, mistake 4 out, soon weakened

14/1 8 11-10 158 R JohnsonP J Hobbs
9 13
Red, black and white striped sleeves, red cap, black diamond (David & Nicky Robinson)

5. Simply Ned (IRE)

mid-division, not fluent 2nd, in touch 4 out, weakened after next

33/1 10 11-10 157 B P HardingN G Richards
PU
EMERALD GREEN, YELLOW chevron and sleeves, PURPLE cap (Ann & Alan Potts)

7. Sizing Granite (IRE)

in rear, behind 8th, pulled up before 4 out

50/1 9 11-10 t 154 T J O'BrienC L Tizzard
Share Result

Off Time: 15:30:41

Winning Time: 3m 55.30s

Last Updated: 9 May 2017 16:34:49

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

jumped well, led after 1st, clear 5th until given breather on downhill run to 3 out, stayed on gamely flat, just held on

11/1 10 11-10 N D Fehily 165
2/4 29 Apr 2017 San 15½F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £71,188 (J) to Altior (8)   4/1 2Fav 1011-7 N D Fehily 165
3/5 19 Nov 2017 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £42,712 (J) to Fox Norton ()   8/1 1011-6 N D Fehily 165
F/4 27 Dec 2017 Kmp 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £51,255 (J) to Politologue  3/1 2Fav 1011-6 N D Fehily 163
3/7 03 Feb 2018 Leo 17F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 €59,000 (J) to Min (12¼)   12/1 1111-10 R M Power 163
PU/9 14 Mar 2018 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £227,800 (J) to Altior  25/1 1111-10 N D Fehily 163
4/6 28 Apr 2018 San 15½F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £74,035 (J) to Altior (10¾)   12/1 1111-7 D A Jacob 158
2 hd

tracked leaders, pecked 6th, outpaced after 3 out, rallied approaching last, went 2nd flat, stayed on well, just failed

7/1 7 11-10 h Aidan Coleman 166
Won/9 07 Apr 2017 Ain 20F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,260 (J) bt Sub Lieutenant (6)   4/1 711-7 R M Power 166
Won/8 25 Apr 2017 Pun 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €147,500 (J) bt Un De Sceaux ()   5/2 2Fav 711-12 R M Power 169
Won/5 19 Nov 2017 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £42,712 (J) bt Cloudy Dream (8)   4/5 Fav 711-6 B J Cooper 169
2/6 09 Dec 2017 San 15½F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £85,425 (J) to Politologue (½)   8/13 Fav 711-7 R M Power 169
PU/8 26 Dec 2017 Kmp 24F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £128,138 (J) to Might Bite  7/1 711-10 B J Cooper 168
3 6

held up in rear, headway 4 out, 2nd 2 out until after last, stayed on same pace final 100 yards just held onto 3rd

33/1 8 11-10 t P J Brennan 158
6/8 25 Apr 2017 Pun 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €147,500 (J) to Fox Norton (29)   14/1 811-12 P J Brennan 158
PU/8 07 Nov 2017 Exe 17½F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £37,018 (J) to Politologue  16/1 811-8 A P Heskin 160
Won/8 25 Nov 2017 Asc 17F GS  Cl2 HcpCh £62,560 (J) bt Cepage (½)   16/1 811-6 J J Burke 159
F/6 09 Dec 2017 San 15½F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £85,425 (J) to Politologue  20/1 811-7 A P Heskin 162
4 hd

mid-division, in touch 4 out, outpaced next, stayed on flat, finished well and just failed to get 3rd

20/1 9 11-10 t D N Russell 159
6/9 07 Apr 2017 Ain 20F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,260 (J) to Fox Norton (25)   10/1 911-7 D N Russell 159
PU/9 25 Nov 2017 Asc 21F GS  Cl1 ChGd2 £39,865 (J) to Top Notch  10/1 911-1 J E Moore 159
2/5 10 Dec 2017 Cor 16½F SH  Cl1 ChGd2 €35,400 (J) to Un De Sceaux (25)   7/1 911-4 M A Enright 156
4/9 01 Jan 2018 Che 21F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £42,712 (J) to Ballyhill ()   7/2 JFav 1011-12 James Bowen 154
4/6 03 Feb 2018 San 15½F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £18,768 (J) to Gino Trail (11¼)   10/3 Fav 1011-12 James Bowen 152
3/22 16 Mar 2018 Che 16½F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £62,645 (J) to Le Prezien ()   8/1 1011-7 D N Russell 149
5 1

held up in mid-division on outside, headway 8th, mistake and lost place 4 out, rallied to chase winner 3 out, bad error 2 out, lost 2nd last, one pace and no impression flat

6/1 2Fav 9 11-10 A P Heskin 165
5/9 07 Apr 2017 Ain 20F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,260 (J) to Fox Norton (24)   7/2 2Fav 911-7 A P Heskin 165
3/8 25 Apr 2017 Pun 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €147,500 (J) to Fox Norton ()   7/1 911-12 A P Heskin 164
6/12 29 Oct 2017 Ain 20F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £39,389 (J) to Smad Place (21)   12/1 911-10 A P Heskin 166
3/6 13 Jan 2018 Kmp 20½F GS  Cl1 ChList £22,780 (J) to Waiting Patiently (12)   5/2 2Fav 1011-0 P J Brennan 163
3/9 14 Mar 2018 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £227,800 (J) to Altior (18)   40/1 1011-10 P J Brennan 158
3/6 28 Apr 2018 San 15½F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £74,035 (J) to Altior (7)   11/1 1011-7 P J Brennan 158
6 nk

held up towards rear on inside, outpaced 3 out, stayed on flat, unable to get competitive

50/1 7 11-10 Joshua Moore 157
3/9 07 Apr 2017 Ain 20F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,260 (J) to Fox Norton (17)   14/1 711-7 Joshua Moore 158
2/6 29 Apr 2017 San 22½F Gd  Cl1 ChGd2 £28,475 (J) to Menorah ()   15/8 Fav 711-0 Joshua Moore 156
4/12 29 Oct 2017 Ain 20F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £39,389 (J) to Smad Place (14¼)   8/1 711-0 J E Moore 156
5/6 25 Nov 2017 Hdo 25½F Hy  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,540 (J) to Bristol De Mai (67)   28/1 711-7 Joshua Moore 153
7/8 26 Dec 2017 Kmp 24F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £128,138 (J) to Might Bite (53)   66/1 711-10 Joshua Moore 153
5/7 17 Feb 2018 Asc 21F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £85,425 (J) to Waiting Patiently (36)   66/1 811-7 Joshua Moore 151
7 4

led until after 1st, tracked leaders, went 2nd 6th, hit 3 out, lost 2nd and soon beaten, well held 2 out

2/9 Fav 7 11-10 R Walsh 174
F/9 14 Mar 2018 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £227,800 (J) to Altior  9/2 811-10 Mr P W Mullins 170
2/9 24 Apr 2018 Pun 16F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €162,250 (J) to Un De Sceaux ()   4/5 Fav 811-12 P Townend 172
8 17

prominent, lost 2nd when not fluent 6th, mistake 4 out, soon weakened

14/1 8 11-10 R Johnson 158
2/11 03 Oct 2017 Aut 19½F   HcpHdlList €53,550 (J) to Azucardel (2) 810-7 R Johnson -
4/8 07 Nov 2017 Exe 17½F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £37,018 (J) to Politologue (28)   7/2 2Fav 811-4 R Johnson 156
13/22 16 Mar 2018 Che 16½F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £62,645 (J) to Le Prezien (49)   25/1 911-12 R Johnson 154
9 13

mid-division, not fluent 2nd, in touch 4 out, weakened after next

33/1 10 11-10 B P Harding 157
7/10 22 Apr 2017 Ayr 15½F Gd  Cl1 HcpChList £22,780 (J) to Vaniteux (31)   12/1 1011-12 B P Harding 157
2/8 08 Oct 2017 Kel 17F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £18,570 (J) to Forest Bihan ()   10/3 Fav 1011-12 Ryan Day 154
4/5 19 Nov 2017 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £42,712 (J) to Fox Norton ()   14/1 1011-0 Wayne Hutchinson 153
Won/6 27 Dec 2017 Leo 17F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €59,000 (J) bt Min (½)   16/1 1011-12 M P Walsh 151
2/7 03 Feb 2018 Leo 17F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 €59,000 (J) to Min (12)   12/1 1111-10 M P Walsh 158
PU

in rear, behind 8th, pulled up before 4 out

50/1 9 11-10 t T J O'Brien 154
5/9 30 Mar 2017 Tau 16½F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £5,697 (J) to Valhalla (14¾)   10/1 911-9 R M Power 132
Won/14 26 Apr 2017 Pun 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 HcpCh €59,000 (J) bt Viconte Du Noyer (5)   14/1 911-1 R M Power 146
PU/9 15 Oct 2017 Chp 19½F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £22,155 (J) to Romain De Senam  14/1 911-11 B J Cooper 157
PU/9 25 Nov 2017 Asc 21F GS  Cl1 ChGd2 £39,865 (J) to Top Notch  33/1 911-5 R T Dunne 155
Won/7 23 Mar 2018 Nbu 16½F Sft  Cl2 HcpHdl £9,747 (J) bt Early Du Lemo ()   7/1 1011-9 H Cobden 132
3/6 13 Apr 2018 Ain 20F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £140,325 (J) to Politologue (20)   20/1 1011-7 R M Power 153
Share Result

Off Time: 15:30:41

Winning Time: 3m 55.30s

Last Updated: 9 May 2017 16:34:49

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £41.49
Tote Win £17.50 (8)
Tote Place £3.10 (8) , £2.20 (2) , £6.20 (6)
Tote Swinger £15.20 (2, 6) , £5.80 (2, 8) , £28.10 (6, 8)
Tote Exacta £201.60 (8, 2)
Tote Trifecta £2413.50 (8, 2, 6)
CSF £90.95 (8, 2)
Tricast £2558.29 (8, 2, 6)

Previous Winners

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Age/Wt SP
2016Sprinter SacreN J HendersonNico de Boinville10 11-105/1
2015Dodging BulletsP F NichollsSam Twiston-Davies7 11-109/2
2014Sire De GrugyG L MooreJ E Moore8 11-1011/4f
2013Sprinter SacreN J HendersonB J Geraghty7 11-101/4f
2012Finian's RainbowN J HendersonB J Geraghty9 11-104/1
2011Sizing EuropeH De BromheadA E Lynch9 11-1010/1
2010 Big Zeb Colm A Murphy B J Geraghty 9 11-10 10/1
2008 Master Minded P Nicholls R Walsh 6 11-10 4/11f
2008 Master Minded P Nicholls R Walsh 5 11-10 3/1
2007 Voy Por Ustedes A King R Thornton 6 11-10 5-1
2006 Newmill J J Murphy A J McNamara 8 11-10 16-1
2005 Moscow Flyer Mrs J Harrington B Geraghty 11 11-10 6-4f
2004 Azertyuiop P F Nicholls R Walsh 7 11-10 15-8
2003 Moscow Flyer Mrs J Harrington B Geraghty 9 12-0 7-4f
2002 Flagship Uberalles P J Hobbs R Johnson 8 12-0 7-4f
2001 No Race
2000 Edredon Bleu Miss H C Knight A P McCoy 8 12-0 7-2
1999 Call Equiname P F Nicholls M Fitzgerald 9 12-0 7-2
1998 One Man G Richards B Harding 10 12-0 7-2
1997 Martha's Son Capt T Forster R Farrant 10 12-0 9-1