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Sunday, 18 November, 2018

2:55 Cheltenham 15 Nov 1997

Murphy's Gold Cup Handicap Chase Class A (Grade 3)

(Class 1) (5yo+) (2m4f78yds) 2m4½f Old Good 16 fences
1st £37,690 2nd £14,110 3rd £6,905 4th £2,975 5th £1,337.50 6th £682.50
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
8 100 Out-of-Handicaps 5 150 146 155
gr g Roselier(FR) - Rambling Gold (Little Buskins)
Jumped well, chased leader, led 9th, clear approaching 3 out, driven out
2  3
7 109 b 159 152 161
b g Chamberlin(FR) - Islande II(FR) (Tiepoletto)
Held up in rear, headway 3 out, chased winner approaching last, never able to challenge
3  nk [3¼]
8 101 151 144 153
b g Montelimar(USA) - Lady Of Eilat (Cut Above)
Held up and behind, mistake 8th, headway approaching 3 out, hit 2 out, hit next, ridden and hampered approaching last, kept on under pressure flat
4  5 [8¼]
7 102 152 141 150
b g Strong Gale(IRE) - Baybush (Boreen)
Mistake 1st, soon chasing leaders, went 2nd 3 out, ridden and weakened approaching last
5  19 [27¼]
8 100 Out-of-Handicaps 14 150 124 135
br g Strong Gale(IRE) - Polly Puttens(IRE) (Pollerton)
Held up and behind, mistake 6th, outpaced approaching 3 out
6  11 [38¼]
8 100 Out-of-Handicaps 9 150 115 117
b g Idiots Delight - Merry Cherry (Deep Run)
Held up in touch, blundered 7th, hard driven when mistake 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off
7  6 [44¼]
11 120 178 138 139
b g Rymer - Dublin Express (Tycoon II)
Led until 9th, mistake and weakened 3 out, tailed off
F   
6 100 Out-of-Handicaps 10 150 124
b g Port Etienne(FR) - Vocation I(FR) (Toujours Pret)
Tracked leaders, ridden and beaten when fell 2 out
PU   
11 100 Out-of-Handicaps 13 150
b g Furry Glen - Bodyline (Crash Course)
Chased leaders until 9th, soon lost touch, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out