Cheltenham - At The Races

15:30 Cheltenham 18 Mar 2016

Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner £327,462 - 9 ran

4

3m 2f 70y

Good

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

4. Don Cossack (GER)

tracked leaders on outside, headway after 4 out, upsides when left sole threat next, led and went on before 2 out, in command after, driven out, stayed on well

9/4 Fav 9 11-10 t 175 B J CooperG Elliott
2
Pink, light green spots, pink sleeves and cap (Mrs S Ricci)

3. Djakadam (FR)

held up in touch, tracked leaders from 5th, disputed lead after 16th, led 4 out, joined next, driven and headed before 2 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace, no impression with winner in clear 2nd after

9/2 7 11-10 168 R WalshW P Mullins
3 10
Maroon, White star, armlets and cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

5. Don Poli (IRE)

held up behind, struggling 16th, headway under pressure after 3 out, went 3rd from next, kept on, no chance with front pair

9/2 7 11-10 164 D N RussellW P Mullins
4 7
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

1. Carlingford Lough (IRE)

mid-division, outpaced when hit 16th, soon behind, well beaten in 7th before 2 out, stayed on under pressure before last, took 4th post, no chance with leaders

25/1 10 11-10 162 B J GeraghtyJ E Kiely
5 nse
Light blue, maroon spots and sleeves, light blue cap (Mr A McIver)

6. Irish Cavalier (IRE)

in rear, struggling 14th, some headway under pressure 3 out, went modest 4th after next, never any chance with leaders, lost 4th post

66/1 7 11-10 p 153 P TownendMiss R Curtis
6 16
Grey and maroon diamonds, grey sleeves (Mrs Peter Andrews)

10. Smad Place (FR)

hit 1st, with leader, led narrowly 3rd, headed 16th, outpaced after 4 out, no impression with leaders before next, weakened from 2 out

10/1 9 11-10 169 Wayne HutchinsonA King
7 15
Purple and yellow stripes, black sleeves and cap (Trembath, Hyde, Outhart & Hill)

7. O'Faolains Boy (IRE)

led to 3rd, with leader, led again 1th, headed 4 out, outpaced by front trio when left 3rd next, soon ridden, lost place 2 out, soon weakened

40/1 9 11-10 p1 156 N D FehilyMiss R Curtis
8
Black and beige (halved), chevrons on sleeves, beige cap (Andrea & Graham Wylie)

8. On His Own (IRE)

chased leaders to 7th, mid-division, struggling 13th, soon behind, no danger after

50/1 12 11-10 p 155 Mr P W MullinsW P Mullins
F
Royal blue, pink star on body and cap, royal blue sleeves, pink stars (Mrs Jean R Bishop)

2. Cue Card

held up in touch, tracked leaders when not fluent 11th, headway after 4 out, upsides between rival pair and going well when fell 3 out

5/2 2Fav 10 11-10 t 176 P J BrennanC L Tizzard
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Off Time: 15:30:54

Winning Time: 6m 34.80s

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2016 05:07:12

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

tracked leaders on outside, headway after 4 out, upsides when left sole threat next, led and went on before 2 out, in command after, driven out, stayed on well

9/4 Fav 9 11-10 t B J Cooper 175
2

held up in touch, tracked leaders from 5th, disputed lead after 16th, led 4 out, joined next, driven and headed before 2 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace, no impression with winner in clear 2nd after

9/2 7 11-10 R Walsh 168
3/9 07 Apr 2016 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £84,405 (J) to Cue Card (17)   5/2 2Fav 711-7 Ruby Walsh 168
2/6 27 Apr 2016 Pun 25F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €118,000 (J) to Carlingford Lough ()   9/2 2Fav 711-10 Ruby Walsh 170
Won/5 11 Dec 2016 Pun 20F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €50,150 (J) bt Outlander ()   4/5 Fav 711-10 Ruby Walsh 170
3/13 28 Dec 2016 Leo 24F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €88,501 (J) to Outlander ()   5/4 Fav 711-10 Ruby Walsh 170
4/13 17 Mar 2017 Che 26½F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £327,462 (J) to Sizing John ()   3/1 Fav 811-10 Ruby Walsh 168
2/6 26 Apr 2017 Pun 24½F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €147,500 (J) to Sizing John (shd)   5/2 2Fav 811-10 Ruby Walsh 165
3 10

held up behind, struggling 16th, headway under pressure after 3 out, went 3rd from next, kept on, no chance with front pair

9/2 7 11-10 D N Russell 164
2/9 07 Apr 2016 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £84,405 (J) to Cue Card (9)   4/1 711-7 B J Cooper 164
3/6 27 Apr 2016 Pun 25F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €118,000 (J) to Carlingford Lough ()   6/1 711-10 B J Cooper 163
PU/7 05 Nov 2016 Dro 24F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 €82,600 (J) to Valseur Lido  3/1 711-10 B J Geraghty 161
2/13 28 Dec 2016 Leo 24F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €88,501 (J) to Outlander ()   12/1 711-10 D J Mullins 161
3/7 12 Feb 2017 Leo 24½F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €84,750 (J) to Sizing John ()   9/4 Fav 811-10 D J Mullins 161
PU/18 08 Dec 2018 Ain 26F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £84,195 (J) to Walk In The Mill  10/1 911-12 J W Kennedy 160
4 7

mid-division, outpaced when hit 16th, soon behind, well beaten in 7th before 2 out, stayed on under pressure before last, took 4th post, no chance with leaders

25/1 10 11-10 B J Geraghty 162
Won/6 27 Apr 2016 Pun 25F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €118,000 (J) bt Djakadam ()   12/1 1011-10 B J Geraghty 160
4/6 21 Jan 2017 Nav 16F Y/Sft  Hdl €12,914 (J) to Jezki (19¾)   33/1 1111-6 M P Walsh 142
4/7 12 Feb 2017 Leo 24½F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €84,750 (J) to Sizing John (5)   11/2 1111-10 B J Geraghty 166
7/7 19 Oct 2017 Pun 25F Y/Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 €23,600 (J) to Road To Respect (47)   16/1 1111-10 M P Walsh -
U/8 04 Nov 2017 Dro 24F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €82,600 (J) to Outlander  33/1 1111-10 M P Walsh 157
5/6 10 Dec 2017 Pun 20F Hy  Cl1 ChGd1 €50,150 (J) to Sizing John (19¼)   33/1 1111-10 M P Walsh 157
5 nse

in rear, struggling 14th, some headway under pressure 3 out, went modest 4th after next, never any chance with leaders, lost 4th post

66/1 7 11-10 p P Townend 153
F/9 07 Apr 2016 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £84,405 (J) to Cue Card  25/1 711-7 P Townend 153
Won/17 27 Apr 2016 Pun 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 HcpCh €59,000 (J) bt Colms Dream ()   7/1 711-10 J M Moore 153
5/8 09 Oct 2016 Chp 19½F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £25,320 (J) to Art Mauresque (18¾)   10/3 Fav 711-6 Jonathan Moore 160
Won/7 29 Oct 2016 Wth 24F Gd  Cl1 ChGd2 £56,950 (J) bt Menorah (¾)   16/1 711-6 Jonathan Moore 159
PU/6 19 Nov 2016 Hdo 24F Hy  Cl1 ChGd1 £117,604 (J) to Cue Card  14/1 711-7 Jonathan Moore 160
3/5 03 Dec 2016 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChList £22,780 (J) to Many Clouds (47)   4/1 711-10 Jonathan Moore 160
6 16

hit 1st, with leader, led narrowly 3rd, headed 16th, outpaced after 4 out, no impression with leaders before next, weakened from 2 out

10/1 9 11-10 Wayne Hutchinson 169
4/7 23 Oct 2016 Ain 20F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £36,576 (J) to Third Intention ()   13/2 911-10 Wayne Hutchinson 167
7/19 26 Nov 2016 Nbu 26F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £113,900 (J) to Native River ()   11/1 911-12 Wayne Hutchinson 166
3/7 28 Jan 2017 Che 25½F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £56,950 (J) to Many Clouds (17¼)   7/1 2Fav 1011-10 Wayne Hutchinson 163
8/13 17 Mar 2017 Che 26½F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £327,462 (J) to Sizing John (27)   50/1 1011-10 Wayne Hutchinson 162
3/7 06 Apr 2017 Ain 25F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £84,195 (J) to Tea For Two (15¼)   10/1 1011-7 Wayne Hutchinson 161
Won/12 29 Oct 2017 Ain 20F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £39,389 (J) bt Cloudy Dream (¾)   12/1 1011-3 Wayne Hutchinson 159
7 15

led to 3rd, with leader, led again 1th, headed 4 out, outpaced by front trio when left 3rd next, soon ridden, lost place 2 out, soon weakened

40/1 9 11-10 p1 N D Fehily 156
PU/7 18 Feb 2017 Asc 24F Sft  Cl1 HcpChList £25,628 (J) to Tenor Nivernais  8/1 1011-3 Jonathan Moore 148
PU/12 04 Mar 2017 Nbu 26F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £15,640 (J) to Just A Par  7/1 1011-7 Adam Wedge 143
PU/40 08 Apr 2017 Ain 34½F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £561,300 (J) to One For Arthur  50/1 1010-11 P Townend 148
6/13 29 Apr 2017 Pun 24½F Gd/Y  HcpCh €35,400 (J) to Sizing Codelco (13½)   10/1 1010-12 P Townend 138
PU/20 06 Jan 2018 Chp 29½F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £85,425 (J) to Raz De Maree  25/1 1110-12 B J Geraghty 137
8

chased leaders to 7th, mid-division, struggling 13th, soon behind, no danger after

50/1 12 11-10 p Mr P W Mullins 155
F/39 09 Apr 2016 Ain 34½F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £561,300 (J) to Rule The World  33/1 1211-1 Mr P W Mullins 156
Won/13 08 Jan 2017 Tin 24F     bt Usuel Smurfer (nk)   4/5 12-2 Mr S G Carey -
2/5 19 Jan 2017 Thu 24F Y/Sft  Cl1 Ch €6,150 (J) to Foxrock (2)   9/4 2Fav 1311-11 Mr P W Mullins 153
F

held up in touch, tracked leaders when not fluent 11th, headway after 4 out, upsides between rival pair and going well when fell 3 out

5/2 2Fav 10 11-10 t P J Brennan 176
Won/9 07 Apr 2016 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £84,405 (J) bt Don Poli (9)   6/5 Fav 1011-7 P J Brennan 176
4/6 27 Apr 2016 Pun 25F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €118,000 (J) to Carlingford Lough ()   4/6 Fav 1011-10 P J Brennan 176
3/7 29 Oct 2016 Wth 24F Gd  Cl1 ChGd2 £56,950 (J) to Irish Cavalier ()   8/11 Fav 1011-10 P J Brennan 176
Won/6 19 Nov 2016 Hdo 24F Hy  Cl1 ChGd1 £117,604 (J) bt Coneygree (15)   15/8 Fav 1011-7 P J Brennan 176
2/5 26 Dec 2016 Kmp 24F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 £119,026 (J) to Thistlecrack ()   5/4 2Fav 1011-10 P J Brennan 176
Won/6 18 Feb 2017 Asc 21F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £85,425 (J) bt Shantou Flyer (15)   4/9 Fav 1111-7 P J Brennan 170
 

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Off Time: 15:30:54

Winning Time: 6m 34.80s

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2016 05:07:12

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Tote Win £3.00 (4)
Tote Place £1.50 (4) , £1.50 (3) , £1.80 (5)
Tote Swinger £3.40 (3, 4) , £3.40 (3, 5) , £2.30 (4, 5)
Tote Exacta £12.40 (4, 3)
Tote Trifecta £34.90 (4, 3, 5)
CSF £12.68 (4, 3)
Tricast £41.17 (4, 3, 5)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2015 Soft 16 Coneygree 8 11 10 - 113-111 34 days M Bradstock (45 miles) N De Boinville 7/1 6:42.70
2014 Good 13 Lord Windermere 8 11 10 - 231-876 33 days J H Culloty D N Russell 20/1 6:44.50
2013 Soft 9 Bobs Worth 8 11 10 - 11321-1 104 days N Henderson (51 miles) B J Geraghty 11/4 7:04.90
2012 Good 14 Synchronised 9 11 10 - 13-P731 79 days Jonjo O'Neill (1 miles) A P McCoy 8/1 6:36.20
2011 Good 13 Long Run 6 11 10 - 1113-31 62 days N Henderson (51 miles) Mr S Waley-Cohen 7/2 6:29.50
2010 Good 11 Imperial Commander 9 11 10 - 161-P25 83 days N Twiston-Davies (1 miles) P Brennan 7/1 6:43.80
2009 Good to Soft 16 Kauto Star 9 11 10 - 122-1U1 77 days P Nicholls (69 miles) R Walsh 7/4 6:44.95
2008 Good to Soft 12 Denman 8 11 10 - 111-111 34 days P Nicholls (69 miles) S Thomas 9/4 6:47.84
2007 Good to Soft 19 Kauto Star 7 11 10 - F-11111 34 days P Nicholls (69 miles) R Walsh 5/4 6:40.20
2006 Good 24 War Of Attrition 7 11 10 - 2-11152 79 days M F Morris C O'Dwyer 15/2 6:31.70