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Friday, 16 November, 2018

3:15 Cheltenham 13 Mar 2007

Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy Grade 1

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m87yds) 2m½f Old Soft 8 hurdles
1st £205,272 2nd £77,004 3rd £38,556 4th £19,224 5th £9,648 6th £4,824
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 1110 t 145 167
b g Selkirk(USA) - Fig Tree Drive(USA) (Miswaki)
Held up last, smooth progress before 3 out, stalked leading pair soon after, produced to lead last, driven and soon well in command (op 14-1)
2  3
9 1110 142 163
b g Good Thyne(USA) - Wigwam Mam(IRE) (Commanche Run)
Pressed leader, shaken up 3rd, duelled with him from next, narrow lead under pressure just before last, soon headed and outpaced, kept on bravely (tchd 6-1)
3  nk [3¼]
5 1110 158 142 162
b g Kahyasi(IRE) - Afragha(IRE) (Darshaan)
Held up towards rear, outpaced before 3 out, ridden and effort before next, stayed on from last to snatch 3rd near finish (op 25-1 tchd 33-1 in a place)
4  nk [3½]
10 1110 v 141 163
b g Archway(IRE) - Sterna Star (Corvaro)
Led, joined 4th, reminders next, disputed lead after and under pressure before 2 out, headed and one pace just before last (tchd 7-2)
5  15 [18½]
7 1110 140 124 149
b g Perugino(USA) - Sharakawa(IRE) (Darshaan)
Settled in midfield, not fluent 1st, outpaced when hampered 3 out, no chance when pecked next
6  hd [18¾]
5 1110 b 165 124 148
rg g Kingmambo(USA) - Seattle Victory(USA) (Seattle Song)
Never going well, jumped slowly 2nd and ridden, effort to press leaders next, driven and lost touch well before 3 out, soon toiling (op 15-8 tchd 2-1)
7  ¾ [19½]
8 113 116 139
ch m Anshan - Mazuma(IRE) (Mazaad)
With leaders to 3rd, soon lost place, struggling in rear 5th, well behind before 3 out (op 16-1)
8  dist [49½]
6 1110 tb1 87
br g Royal Academy(USA) - Maria De La Luz (Machiavellian)
In touch to 3rd, soon well tailed off, still heading for the last as rest finished (op 150-1)
F   
6 1110 t
b g Alhaarth(IRE) - Istibshar(USA) (Mr Prospector)
Tracked leaders going well, went 3rd after 5th, just starting to be pushed along but still close up when fell 3 out
PU   
6 1110 164
ch g Diesis - Highland Ceilidh(IRE) (Scottish Reel I)
Tracked leaders, lost place 5th, behind and not going well when pulled up before 3 out, broke blood vessel (op 13-2)