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Monday, 10 December, 2018

2:30 Cheltenham 12 Dec 1998

Tripleprint Gold Cup (Handicap Chase) Class A Showcase Race (Grade 3)

(Class 1) (5yo+) 2m5f omsNew Good 17 fences
1st £47,144 2nd £17,696 3rd £8,698 4th £3,790 5th £1,745 6th £927
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 101 134 149 144
b g Northern State(USA) - Ganadora (Good Times)
Made virtually all, hard driven approaching last, held on well under pressure run-in (op 8-1 tchd 7-1)
2  ¾
7 1113 v1 160 175 169
br g Simply Great(FR) - Qurrat Al Ain (Wolver Hollow)
Always tracking leaders, ridden 3 out, chased winner and not fluent next, ran on well run-in but no impression close home (op 5-1 tchd 13-2)
3  7 [7¾]
7 103 b 136 145 138
br g Strong Gale(IRE) - Fleeting Sunshine (Giolla Mear)
Always chasing leaders, hit 3 out and lost position, rallied approaching last, stayed on run-in (op 6-1 tchd 10-1)
4  [9½]
7 100 Out-of-Handicaps 1 133 141 137
ch g Kefaah(USA) - Not Mistaken(USA) (Mill Reef)
With winner, challenged 5th to 7th, stayed prominent, ridden 4 out, pressed leaders again 3 out, one pace approaching last (op 8-1 tchd 12-1 in places)
5  ¾ [10¼]
11 100 Out-of-Handicaps 8 133 140 133
gr g Roselier(FR) - Alice Starr (Windjammer)
Behind, blundered 3rd, not fluent, ridden 11th, stayed on from 4 out, one pace approaching last (op 16-1 tchd 20-1 in places)
6  shd [10¼]
8 1012 145 152 145
b g Strong Gale(IRE) - Perusia (Pirate King I)
Mid-division, headway 8th, driven to challenge 3 out, hard ridden 2 out, weakened run-in (op 11-4)
7  19 [29¼]
10 1012 145 138 136
b g Scorpio(FR) - Penny Princess (Normandy)
Behind, hit 4th, headway 9th, staying on when mistake 4 out, weakened next (op 5-1 tchd 6-1 in places)
8  7 [36¼]
8 116 153 140 127
ch g Callernish - Anaglog's Pet (Gala Performance)
Pressed leaders, ridden 4 out, weakened next (op 14-1)
9  [37½]
9 112 149 134 121
b g Montelimar(USA) - Lady Of Eilat (Cut Above)
Always behind, no chance when hampered 4 out (tchd 33-1 in places)
10  6 [43½]
9 102 135 116 101
br g Good Thyne(USA) - Mia's Girl (Fleetwood)
Good headway to chase leaders 9th, mistake 12th, hit 4 out and soon weakened (op 14-1)
F   
10 114 151
br g Callernish - Ballaroe Bar (Bargello)
Headway 9th, ridden but still in touch when fell 4 out (op 33-1 tchd 50-1 in places)
PU   
8 100 Out-of-Handicaps 3 133
bb m Strong Gale(IRE) - Affordthe Queen (Pitpan)
Chased leaders early, behind from 9th, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (op 16-1 tchd 25-1 in places)
UR   
9 105 138
br g Strong Gale(IRE) - Polly Puttens(IRE) (Pollerton)
Behind most of way, no chance when mistake and unseated rider 12th (op 25-1 tchd 50-1 in places)