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15:30 Cheltenham 10 Mar 2020

Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy

Grade 1 | Class 1 | 4YO plus

Winner £264,610 - 17 ran

2m 87y

Soft (Heavy in places)

Draw Advantage: None

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1
2/1 Fav
6 11-3
159

held up in touch and travelled well, not fluent 3 out, eased out right before leading last, edged right flat, stayed on well

2
3
16/1
7 11-10 t
163

held up in rear, headway going well after 2 out, switched right before last, went 2nd flat, edged left, stayed on, no impression towards finish

3
17/2
8 11-10 t
158

tracked leaders, went 2nd after 5th, led between last 2, headed last, lost 2nd flat, stayed on same pace

4
7/1 2Fav
8 11-10 h
159

held up towards rear, raced keenly, mistake 5th, headway 3 out, edged left final 75 yards, stayed on same pace, unable to challenge

5
2
25/1
9 11-10 p
158

led after 1st, clear after 5th until before 3 out where not fluent, headed between last 2, soon hanging right, no extra towards finish

6
½
20/1
7 11-10
158

mid-division, mistake 3rd, outpaced after 2 out, stayed under pressure flat, never on terms

7
9/1
10 11-10 t
160

mid-division, niggled along briefly before 3rd, headway after 5th, driven from 2 out, weakened flat

8
20/1
9 11-10
155

led until after 1st, chased leaders on inside after, driven after 2 out, weakened last

9
3
9/1
5 11-10
157 WS

held up in rear, not fluent 4th, shaken up after 2 out, went 9th before last, no chance

10
1
40/1
7 11-10
156

held up towards rear, pushed along after 5th, never in contention

11
6
20/1
5 11-10
150

held up towards rear on outside, not fluent 3 out, soon weakened

12
100/1
6 11-10 h
152

mid-division on outside, closed after 2nd, mistake 5th, weakened 2 out

13
10/1
7 11-10
157

held up on inside, not fluent 4th, pushed along and well beaten after 3 out

14
100/1
8 11-10 b1
150

slowly away, held up in rear, some headway on approaching 4th, closed to chase leaders 2 out, soon driven and weakened

15
24
12/1
5 11-10 t1
155 WS

in touch in mid-division, mistake 5th, well beaten from 3 out

PU
33/1
6 11-10
159

tracked leader until after 5th, soon weakened, pulled up before 3 out

PU
33/1
8 11-10 t
143

slowly away, took keen hold and soon recovered to chase leaders, mistake 3rd, lost place after 5th, soon behind, pulled up before last

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £3.36
CSF £34.05 (17, 14)
Tricast £245.93 (17, 14, 7)
Tote Win £2.70 (17)
Tote Place £1.90 (17), £5.30 (14), £2.70 (7)
Tote Swinger £26.90 (7, 14), £4.30 (7, 17), £10.20 (14, 17)
Tote Exacta £47.40 (17, 14)
Tote Trifecta £433.90 (17, 14, 7)

Previous Winners

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Age/Wt SP
2019Espoir D'allenG P CromwellM P Walsh5 11-1016/1
2018Buveur D'airN J HendersonB J Geraghty7 11-104/6f
2017Buveur D'airN J HendersonN D Fehily6 11-105/1
2016Annie PowerW P MullinsR Walsh8 11-35/2f
2015FaugheenW P MullinsR Walsh7 11-104/5f
2014JezkiMrs J HarringtonB J Geraghty6 11-109/1
2013Hurricane FlyW P MullinsR Walsh9 11-1013/8f
2012Rock On RubyP F NichollsN Fehily7 11-1011/1
2011Hurricane FlyW P MullinsR Walsh7 11-1011/4f
2010 Binocular N J Henderson A P McCoy 6 11-10 9/1
2009 Punjabi N J Henderson B J Geraghty 6 11-10 22/1
2008 Katchit A King R Thornton 5 11-10 10/1
2007 Sublimity J G Carr P A Carberry 7 11-10 16-1
2006 Brave Inca C A Murphy A P McCoy 8 11-10 7-4f
2005 Hardy Eustace D T Hughes C O'Dwyer 8 11-10 7-2jf
2004 Hardy Eustace D T Hughes C O'Dwyer 7 11-10 33-1
2003 Rooster Booster P J Hobbs R Johnson 9 12-0 9-2
2002 Hors La Loi III J R Fanshawe D Gallagher 7 12-0 10-1
2001 No Race
2000 Istabraq A P O'Brien C F Swan 8 12-0 8-15f
1999 Istabraq A P O'Brien C F Swan 7 12-0 4-9f
1998 Istabraq A P O'Brien C F Swan 6 12-0 3-1f
1997 Make A Stand M C Pipe A P McCoy 6 12-0 7-1

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