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Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

4:30 Cheltenham 13 Mar 1997

125th Year Of Cheltenham Grand Annual Chase Challenge Cup Handicap Class B

(Class 2) (5yo+) (2m62yds) 2m½f New Good 14 fences
1st £28,679 2nd £8,582 3rd £4,116 4th £1,883
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
12 114 145 144 149
b g Uncle Pokey - Ladyfold (Never Dwell)
Held up, headway 9th, led last, ran on well
2  2
5 108 b 143 132 137
b g Un Desperado(FR) - Izoba(FR) (Bamako III)
Led to 2nd, led 8th to last, not quicken
3  1 [3]
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 3 127 123 128
b g King Persian(IRE) - Knapping (Busted)
Blundered 1st, behind until headway 4 out, ran on flat
4  [5½]
8 111 142 136 140
b g Bulldozer - Time Will Wait (Milan I)
Held up, headway 9th, one pace from 2 out
5  3 [8½]
9 101 128 119 123
ch g Decent Fellow - Normazoo (Rhodomantade)
Held up, headway 9th, ridden approaching 2 out, one pace
6  nk [8¾]
10 1011 Extra-Weights 3 138 129 133
b g Politico(USA) - Crosby Waves (Bing II)
Behind, hampered 10th, headway 3 out, one pace from 2 out
7  7 [15¾]
10 119 150 134 138
ch g Try My Best(USA) - Princess Pageant (Welsh Pageant)
Prominent, ridden and weakened 9th, eased when beaten approaching 3 out
8  [17]
7 111 142 125 129
b m Strong Gale(IRE) - Arctic Verb(IRE) (Proverb)
Pulled hard, led 2nd to 4th, hit 7th, weakened approaching 2 out
9  5 [22]
8 1011 138 116 120
ch g Lepanto(GER) - Aliceion (Tanfirion)
Led 4th until hit 8th, weakened approaching 2 out
10  4 [26]
9 120 155 130 133
b g Nordance(USA) - Ninotchka (Niniski)
Blundered 3rd, soon behind
11  3 [29]
9 101 128 100 103
b g Scorpio(FR) - Penny Princess (Normandy)
Behind most of way
12  10 [39]
7 911 129 86 94
ch g Storm Bird(CAN) - Noble Natisha(USA) (Noble Commander I)
Prominent until weakened quickly 10th
F   
7 100 Out-of-Handicaps 7 127
gr g Norwick(USA) - Lady Andrea (Andrea Mantegna)
Fell 4th
PU   
9 113 144
b g Sweet Monday - Crammond Brig (New Brig)
Always behind, tailed off when pulled up before 4 out
PU   
7 100 Out-of-Handicaps 2 b 127
b g Garde Royale(IRE) - Valgoya(FR) (Valdingran)
Always behind, mistake 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before last
UR   
11 110 141
b g Dubassoff(USA) - Somerford Glory (Hittite Glory)
Prominent until blundered and unseated rider 10th