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3:55 Cheltenham 17 Mar 1999

Royal & SunAlliance Novice Chase Class A (Grade 1)

(Class 1) (5yo+) (3m80yds) 3m½f Old Good To Soft 20 fences
1st £59,000 2nd £21,500 3rd £10,500 4th £4,500 5th £2,000
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
7 114 115 170 170
b g Zaffaran(USA) - Lavengaddy (Balgaddy)
In touch, progress 9th, tracked leader 10th to 14th, close 2nd again next, pushed along and every chance when left clear 3 out, unchallenged after (op 14-1 tchd 20-1 in places)
2  dist
7 114 138 130
br g Lord Americo(IRE) - Well Over (Over The River)
Led to 4 out, weakened rapidly, left poor 2nd next, no chance with winner, finished lame (op 4-1 tchd 6-1 in places)
3  3 [33]
7 114 127
ch g Nicholas Bill - Polly Washdish (Oats)
Prominent, mistake 10th and pushed along, outpaced by leading trio from 13th, left poor 3rd 3 out (tchd 28-1 in places)
4  [34¾]
9 114 118 127
b g Green Desert(USA) - Cockatoo Island (High Top)
Prominent to 11th, struggling when slightly hampered next, no chance after (op 20-1 tchd 33-1 in places)
5  7 [41¾]
8 114 120
b g King's Ride(IRE) - Wren's Princess (Wrens Hill)
Mistakes, always struggling in rear, no chance from 13th (tchd 14-1 and 10-1)
7 114
b g Supreme Leader - Silent Run (Deep Run)
Keen hold, tracked leaders, closed 12th, tracked leader 14th, led next, joined but still going easily when fell 3 out (op 6-4)
6 114 119
b g Decent Fellow - Granita Cafe(FR) (Arctic Tern)
Held up, progress 9th, 4th and well in touch when fell 12th (op 10-1)
10 114
br g Oats - Super Princess (Falcon)
Always last trio, lost touch 12th, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (op 25-1 tchd 40-1 in places)
7 114 137
b g Tidaro(USA) - Spendapromise(IRE) (Goldhill)
Tracked leaders, struggling to stay in touch when badly hampered 12th, no chance after, pulled up before 14th (op 4-1 tchd 5-1 in places)
8 1013
ch m Ardross - Ina's Farewell (Random Shot)
Last and soon struggling, behind when blundered 9th, pulled up before 13th
8 114 108
br g Executive Perk - Leith Hill (Prominer)
Chased leader 6th to 10th, lost place when mistake next, soon weakened, pulled up before 13th
7 114 121
b g Henbit(USA) - Littoral (Crash Course)
Lost place and rear from 7th, pushed along 10th, soon weakened, tailed off when pulled up before 4 out (tchd 66-1 in places)
7 114 108
b g Ardross - Vidette (Billion)
With leaders but soon ridden, struggling when blundered 9th, tailed off when pulled up before 14th
8 114
b g Euphemism - Ellis Town (Camden Town)
Rear until blundered and unseated rider 5th (op 100-1 tchd 200-1 in places)
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