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Thursday, 18 October, 2018

2:35 Cheltenham 12 Mar 2002

Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase Class A Grade 1

(Class 1) (5yo+) (1m7f199yds) 2m Old Good To Soft 13 fences
1st £72,500 2nd £27,500 3rd £13,750 4th £6,250 5th £3,125 6th £1,875
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
8 118 140 167
b g Moscow Society(USA) - Meelick Lady(IRE) (Duky)
Held up in rear, headway 6th, chased leaders 4 out, went close 2nd 3 out, led next, driven clear run-in, readily (op 5-1 tchd 6-1 in places)
2  4
7 118 152 136 160
b g Mulberry(FR) - Spartina(USA) (Northern Baby)
Behind, pushed along 6th, headway 8th, stayed on well to press leaders 3 out, chased winner after next, kept on but no impression run-in (op 11-4 tchd 3-1 in places)
3  13 [17]
5 113 118 144
ch g Baby Turk - Armalita(FR) (Goodland)
Tracked leader, challenged 5th, led next, narrowly headed and blundered 2 out, kept on same pace under pressure (tchd 9-1 in places)
4  ¾ [17¾]
7 118 122 146
ch g Phardante(FR) - Sweet Tulip (Beau Chapeau)
Dropped in rear 3rd, ridden and outpaced 3 out, rallied under pressure from 2 out, kept on run-in but not a danger (op 10-1 tchd 12-1 in places)
5  5 [22¾]
6 118 143 117 142
b g Cyborg(FR) - Hansie(FR) (Sukawa)
In touch, chased leaders from 8th, ridden 3 out, weakened after 2 out, finished lame (tchd 9-2)
6  2 [24¾]
8 118 115 142
b g Montelimar(USA) - Tax Code (Workboy I)
Behind, blundered 5th and 7th, some headway from 3 out, staying but not a danger when mistake last, kept on again close home (op 20-1)
7  9 [33¾]
9 118 106 133
ch g Port Etienne(FR) - Peanuts(FR) (Mistigri)
In touch, chased leaders from 4th, ridden after 4 out, weakened next (op 4-1 tchd 5-1)
8  [36¼]
5 113 134 98 123
b g Bigstone(IRE) - Kadassa(IRE) (Shardari)
Chased leaders, hit 4th, went 2nd 8th, ridden 4 out,soon weakened (op 14-1)
9  18 [54¼]
7 118 120 85 110
b g North Briton - Branitska (Mummy's Pet)
Chased leaders, challenged 3rd, stayed prominent until weakened 8th (op 66-1)
10  ½ [54¾]
8 118 84 130
b g Montelimar(USA) - In My Time (Levmoss)
Held up in rear, hampered bend after 8th, ridden next and soon weakened (tchd 11-1 in places)
F   
5 113
ch g Rough Magic(FR) - Emblem(FR) (Siberian Express)
Hit 2nd, behind when blundered 7th, tailed off when fell 2 out (op 66-1 after 200-1 in a place)
PU   
6 118 133
b g Lute Antique(FR) - Va Thou Line(FR) (El Badr)
Led to 6th, weakened 8th, tailed off when pulled up before last (tchd 25-1 in places)