10th - 13th March
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17:30 Cheltenham 10 Mar 2020

National Hunt Challenge Cup Amateur Riders' Novices' Chase

Grade 2 | Class 1 | 5YO plus

Winner £74,125 - 14 ran

3m 5f 201y

Soft (Heavy in places)

Draw Advantage: None

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1
12/1
10 11-6
142

held up towards rear of mid-division, headway on outside 17th (water), went 2nd going well 3 out, driven and almost upsides next, led last, ridden out flat, kept on well

2
11/2 2Fav
7 11-6 t p
153

with leader, led 3rd, went right 12th, hard pressed 2 out, hit and headed last, ridden and kept on under pressure flat, not quite able to get back on terms, held towards finish

3
28
33/1
7 11-6
132

mid-division, tracked leaders 9th, blundered when left 2nd briefly 16th, ridden and outpaced after 3 out, well held when left modest 3rd at last

4
3
12/1
8 11-6
138

mid-division, hampered and carried right by loose horse approaching 18th, driven 3 out, never reached leaders, left modest 4th at last

5
13
20/1
7 11-6 t
136

in touch, dropped to mid-division 10th, headway 17th (water), driven and unable to go with leaders before 3 out, soon ridden and weakened

6
39
12/1
7 11-6 t1
144

in touch, went 2nd before 17th (water), driven and lost place 3 out, weakened next, tailed off

U
100/1
12 11-6 t p
122

held up behind, unseated rider when hampered and jinked right 18th

U
10/11 Fav
8 11-6
152

held up mid-division, headway before 3 out, driven and outpaced by front pair turning in, ridden after next, never on terms, well held in narrow 3rd when blundered and unseated rider last

PU
100/1
10 11-6 p
120

always behind, lost touch when jumped right 18th, tailed off when pulled up before 4 out

PU
33/1
8 11-6 p
135

tracked leaders, blundered 13th, hampered 16th, lost place 18th, weakened after 4 out, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

PU
66/1
7 11-6 t
133

mid-division, blundered and dropped towards rear 11th, no danger after, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

PU
100/1
7 11-6 p
122

not fluent 2nd, behind most of way, jumped slowly 18th, struggling when blundered 4 out, pulled up before next

U
7/1
7 11-6
142

hit 1st, led to 3rd, pressed leader, carried right 12th, blundered and unseated rider 16th

PU
25/1
7 11-6
144

in touch, hit and dropped to mid-division 9th, hit 11th, struggling in rear when carried right and slow jump 18th, quickly pulled up after

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £17.00
CSF £74.99 (9, 6)
Tricast £2,151.45 (9, 6, 5)
Tote Win £12.70 (9)
Tote Place £2.80 (9), £1.90 (6), £7.70 (5)
Tote Swinger £58.70 (5, 6), £70.60 (5, 9), £6.60 (6, 9)
Tote Exacta £69.30 (9, 6)
Tote Trifecta £1,755.40 (9, 6, 5)
Previous winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2019 Soft 18 Le Breuil 7 11 6 - 5-12324 52 days B Pauling (17 miles) Mr J J Codd 14/ 1 8:42.32
2018 Soft 16 Rathvinden 10 11 6 - 3112BU 37 days W P Mullins Mr P W Mullins 9/ 2 8:50.30
2017 Good to Soft 18 Tiger Roll 7 11 6 - 222133 134 days G Elliott Ms Lisa O'Neill 16/ 1 8:22.30
2016 Good to Soft 20 Minella Rocco 6 11 6 - 11-3P62 24 days Jonjo O'Neill (1 miles) Mr Derek O'Connor 8/ 1 8:14.00
2015 Good to Soft 17 Cause Of Causes 7 11 6 - 2220-75 47 days G Elliott Mr J J Codd 8/ 1 8:18.60
2014 Good to Soft 15 Midnight Prayer 9 11 6 - 1-61U21 31 days A King (44 miles) Mr Joshua Newman 8/ 1 8:10.30
2013 Good to Soft 16 Back In Focus 8 11 6 - 18-2111 75 days W P Mullins Mr P W Mullins 9/ 4 8:32.20
2012 Good 19 Teaforthree 8 11 6 - 8-321P1 18 days Miss R Curtis (124 miles) Mr J T McNamara 5/ 1 8:13.80
2011 Good 16 Chicago Grey 8 11 6 - 211F25 78 days G Elliott Mr Derek O'Connor 5/ 1 8:20.90
2010 Good 18 Poker De Sivola 7 11 6 - 70-2951 30 days F Murphy (227 miles) Ms K Walsh 14/ 1 8:11.10

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