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14:10 Cheltenham 10 Mar 2020

Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase

Grade 1 | Class 1 | 5YO plus

Winner £98,472 - 11 ran

1m 7f 199y

Soft (Heavy in places)

Draw Advantage: None

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1
16/1
6 10-11
144

prominent, led after 2nd, headed next, led 4th until before 5th, led again 3 out, pressed 2 out, 2 1/2 lengths ahead last, edged slightly right flat and then slightly left, stayed on gamely and holding 2nd towards finish

2
3/1 2Fav
5 11-4
154

prominent, led 2nd, soon headed, stayed handy, went 2nd after 3 out, shaken up and every chance when hit 2 out, 2 1/2 lengths down last, closed and threatened briefly flat, held towards finish

3
18
9/1
6 11-4 t
157

rear of mid-division, outpaced after 3 out, kept on from 2 out, went 3rd last stride but no chance with front pair

4
hd
33/1
8 11-4 t
156

held up in rear, not always fluent, hampered 10th, soon pushed along, switched right and closed 3 out, went 3rd final bend before 2 out, no impression on front pair, lost 3rd last stride

5
16/1
7 11-4
151

mid-division, not fluent 6th, hampered 10th, struggling after, well beaten after 3 out, hampered 2 out

6
5
5/2 Fav
7 11-4 t
158

held up in touch, squeezed up slightly after 3 out, unable to go with leaders before 2 out, weakened approaching last

U

held up in rear, pecked slightly 6th, not fluent 7th, blundered and unseated rider 10th

F
6/1
8 11-4 h
156

led until 2nd, led next, headed 4th, led approaching 5th, jumped right 9th, headed 3 out, soon dropped out, well beaten when fell 2 out

F
12/1
6 11-4
155

held up towards rear, headway when mistake 10th, chasing leaders 3 out, soon ridden and beaten, 5th and weakening when fell 2 out

PU
100/1
8 11-4
132

held up towards rear on outside, some headway 8th, lost place 9th, hampered next, soon tailed off, pulled up before 3 out

F
16/1
8 10-11 t
148

chased leaders on inside, close 3rd going fine when fell 10th

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £19.97
CSF £68.16 (11, 5)
Tricast £481.54 (11, 5, 9)
Tote Win £18.60 (11)
Tote Place £3.30 (11), £1.60 (5), £2.50 (9)
Tote Swinger £5.40 (5, 9), £9.30 (5, 11), £21.50 (9, 11)
Tote Exacta £81.30 (11, 5)
Tote Trifecta £686.00 (11, 5, 9)

Previous Winners

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Age/Wt SP
2019Duc Des GenievresW P MullinsP Townend6 11-45/1
2018FootpadW P MullinsR Walsh6 11-45/6f
2017AltiorN J HendersonNico de Boinville7 11-41/4f
2016DouvanW P MullinsR Walsh6 11-41/4f
2015Un De SceauxW P MullinsR Walsh7 11-44/6f
2014Western WarhorseD PipeT Scudamore6 11-433/1
2013SimonsigN J HendersonB J Geraghty7 11-78/15f
2012Sprinter SacreN J HendersonB J Geraghty6 11-78/11f
2011Captain ChrisP J HobbsR Johnson7 11-76/1
2010 Sizing Europe H De Bromhead A E Lynch 8 11-7 6/1
2009 Forpadydeplasterer T Cooper B J Geraghty 7 11-7 8/1
2008 Tidal Bay J Howard Johnson D O'Regan 7 11-7 6/1
2007 My Way De Solzen A King R Thornton 7 11-7 7-2
2006 Voy Por Ustedes A King R Thornton 5 11-2 15-2
2005 Contraband M C Pipe T Murphy 7 11-7 7-1
2004 Well Chief M C Pipe A P McCoy 5 11-3 9-1
2003 Azertyuiop P F Nicholls R Walsh 6 11-8 5-4f
2002 Moscow Flyer Mrs J Harrington B Geraghty 8 11-8 11-2
2001 No Race
2000 Tiutchev N J Henderson M Fitzgerald 7 11-8 8-1
1999 Flagship Uberalles P F Nicholls J Tizzard 5 11-0 11-1
1998 Champleve M C Pipe A P McCoy 5 11-0 13-2
1997 Or Royal M C Pipe A P McCoy 6 11-8 11-2

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