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Friday, 14 December, 2018

3:15 Cheltenham 18 Mar 2005

totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase Class A Grade 1

(Class 1) (5yo+) (3m2f70yds) 3m2½f New Good 22 fences
1st £212,268.40 2nd £80,515.60 3rd £40,257.80 4th £18,299 5th £9,149.50 6th £5,489.70
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 1110 158 177
b g Old Vic - Fairy Blaze(IRE) (Good Thyne)
Took keen hold, mid-division, headway 12th, tracked leaders next, went 2nd 18th, led approaching 3 out, ridden when challenged 2 out, ran on strongly run-in (tchd 9-2)
2  5
9 1110 148 154 170
b g Witness Box(USA) - Denys Daughter(IRE) (Crash Course)
Blundered 1st and 2nd and soon in rear, headway 14th, chased winner after 3 out, driven to challenge 2 out, soon outpaced by winner but kept on well for 2nd (op 28-1 tchd 33-1)
3  8 [13]
9 1110 160 148 161
b g Mandalus(IRE) - Sue's A Lady (Le Moss)
Chased leaders, went 2nd 12th, led 13th to 15th, ridden and one pace after 4 out, stayed on again from 2 out and kept on run-in, not trouble leaders
4  nk [13¼]
8 1110 t 154 148 162
ch g Garde Royale(IRE) - Carmonera(FR) (Carmont)
Chased leaders, ridden and one pace 18th, stayed on again from 2 out
5  9 [22¼]
11 1110 166 141 153
gr g Nestor - Tacovaon (Avocat)
Led to 13th, stayed challenging and led again 15th, headed approaching 3 out, weakened soon after (op 8-1 tchd 9-1 in a place)
6  [23½]
8 1110 140 152
br g Over The River(FR) - Stormy Skies (Strong Gale)
In touch, headway 10th, chased leaders from 13th, ridden 4 out, weakened after 3 out (tchd 11-2 in places)
7  ½ [24]
7 1110 161 139 153
br g Persian Mews(IRE) - What A Queen(IRE) (King's Ride)
Blundered 1st, mistake 5th, behind, pushed along and effort 18th, never reached leaders and soon beaten (tchd 5-1 in places)
8  14 [38]
9 1110 146 129 141
br g Insan(USA) - Bitofabreeze(IRE) (Callernish)
Chased leaders, hit 9th, weakened and blundered 4 out (op 66-1 tchd 100-1 and 50-1 in places)
9  11 [49]
8 1110 156 120 129
b g Torus - Sunrise Highway VII (Damsire Unregistered)
Mid-division, headway 12th, chased leaders 16th, well there 18th, weakened and hit 4 out (tchd 18-1 in a place)
10  dist [79]
11 1110 142
b g Top Ville(IRE) - Astonishing(BRZ) (Vacilante)
Hit 15th, always in rear, tailed off
F   
8 1110 v1
ch g Broken Hearted - Our Swan Lady (Swan's Rock)
Jumped right, chased leaders, hit 8th, blundered 12th, weakened 16th, no chance when fell 17th
PU   
12 1110 167
b g Soviet Star(USA) - Cut Ahead (Kalaglow)
Soon behind, hit 9th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out
PU   
10 1110 t 145
b g Access Ski - Tom's Comedy (Comedy Star)
Took keen hold, held up in rear, brief effort 13th, soon behind, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (op 100-1)
PU   
10 1110 t 146
ch g Phardante(FR) - Sweet Tulip (Beau Chapeau)
Hit 3rd, blundered 4th (water) behind, blundered 7th, never jumping well after and lost touch, tailed off when pulled up before 4 out (op 66-1)
PU   
9 1110
ch g Cajetano(USA) - Farinella(IRE) (Salmon Leap)
Behind, hit 9th, ridden and no response, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (tchd 11-2 in places)