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Sunday, 18 November, 2018

2:35 Cheltenham 14 Mar 2006

Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase Grade 1

(Class 1) (5yo+) (1m7f199yds) 2m Old Good To Soft 13 fences
1st £79,828 2nd £29,946 3rd £14,994 4th £7,476 5th £3,752 6th £1,876
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
5 112 151 162
b g Villez(USA) - Nuit D'Ecajeul(FR) (Matahawk)
Prominent, chased leader before 3 out, driven and narrow lead before last, stayed on well flat (op 7-1 tchd 15-2 and 8-1 in places)
2 
8 117 155 165
gr g Roselier(FR) - Royal Remainder(IRE) (Remainder Man)
Made most from 2nd until driven and narrowly headed before last, kept on well flat but no impression on winner near finish (tchd 7-1 in places)
3  5 [6¼]
8 117 149 160
ch g Monsun(GER) - Fleurie(GER) (Dashing Blade)
Tended to jump left, settled in last pair, progress from 8th, outpaced by leaders 3 out, stayed on from next to take 3rd last, never nearer (op 6-1)
4  2 [8¼]
6 117 146 159
b g Acatenango(GER) - White On Red(GER) (Konigsstuhl)
Led to 2nd, chased leader until before 3 out, 3rd and held when hit 2 out, one pace after
5  3 [11¼]
5 112 138 150
b g Trempolino(USA) - Be Claimed(FR) (Al Nasr)
Settled in midfield, pushed along from 6th, badly outpaced and struggling before 3 out, stayed on from next, nearest finish (tchd 17-2 and 9-1 in places)
6  6 [17¼]
7 117 135 152
b g Overbury(IRE) - Not Enough (Balinger)
Not always fluent towards rear, outpaced from 9th, keeping on but no chance when not much room on inner bend before last, no danger (op 13-2 tchd 7-1 in places)
7  ¾ [18]
6 117 134 149
b g Old Vic - All Set(IRE) (Electric)
Raced wide, chased leaders, jumped right 3rd, outpaced 3 out, one pace and no progress after (tchd 5-1 in places)
8  1 [19]
7 117 133 148
b g Oscar(IRE) - Merric(IRE) (Electric)
Chased leaders, ridden and losing place when jumped right 3 out, no chance after (tchd 25-1 in places)
9  shd [19]
6 117 147 133 149
b g Epervier Bleu - Tamainia(FR) (Lashkari)
Mistake 1st, chased leaders, outpaced 3 out, one pace and no danger after (op 25-1)
10  11 [30]
5 112 b1 144 115 133
b g Vaguely Pleasant(FR) - Tantatura(FR) (Akarad)
Chased leading pair to 8th, under pressure when mistake and bumped 3 out, weakened next
11  18 [48]
6 117 97 118
gr g Mark Of Esteem(IRE) - Ballymac Girl (Niniski)
Raced wide and tended to jump right, always in rear, tailed off after 9th (tchd 40-1)
12  shd [48¼]
5 112 91 113
b g Midyan(USA) - Dancer Lady(FR) (Pink I)
Raced wide, in touch, losing place when mistake 9th, weakened and eased, tailed off (op 16-1)
F   
7 117
b g Accordion(IRE) - Royal Thimble(IRE) (Prince Rupert)
In touch in midfield until heavy fall 8th (tchd 15-2)
PU   
8 117 137
b g Lugana Beach - Roxy River (Ardross)
Blundered 2nd, never going well in last pair after, hampered 8th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out