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Sunday, 18 November, 2018

2:35 Cheltenham 11 Mar 2008

Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase Grade 1

(Class 1) (5yo+) (1m7f199yds) 2m Old Good To Soft 13 fences
1st £96,934 2nd £36,363 3rd £18,207 4th £9,078 5th £4,556 6th £2,278
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 117 154 168 168
b g Flemensfirth(USA) - June's Bride(IRE) (Le Moss)
Prominent, mistake 4th, went 2nd after 9th, led 2 out, shaken up and soon drew clear, stayed on strongly, impressive (op 13-2 tchd 7-1 in a place and 8-1 in places)
2  13
5 110 p 146 144 149
ch m Muhtathir - Kruguy (Try My Best)
Led at strong pace, jumped slowly 7th and headed, led again next, driven and headed 2 out, soon outpaced, jumped left last, kept on gamely to regain 2nd flat (op 12-1)
3  [14½]
7 117 143 149 152
b g Exit To Nowhere(USA) - Molakai(USA) (Nureyev)
Tracked leaders, went 3rd after 9th, challenged next, ridden to chase winner soon after 2 out, soon left behind, lost 2nd flat (op 2-1)
4  nk [14¾]
7 117 153 149 151
ch g Good Thyne(USA) - Fine Affair(IRE) (Fine Blade)
Held up in midfield, progress to track leaders after 9th, going strongly after 3 out, ridden and outpaced after 2 out
5  6 [20¾]
6 117 144 141 148
b g Kahyasi(IRE) - Mahogany River (Irish River)
Chased leaders, lost place 8th, ridden next, effort again on wide outside 3 out, soon outpaced, plugged on
6  [24¼]
7 117 149 137 145
b g Dashing Blade - Miss Esther(GER) (Alkalde)
Raced on outer, in touch, progress to press leaders before 3 out, soon outpaced, no chance when blundered badly 2 out (op 16-1)
7  [26¾]
7 117 139 133 141
b g Zaffaran(USA) - Serjitak (Saher)
Held up in midfield, progress to track leaders after 9th, weakened after 3 out, tired and jumped slowly last (tchd 22-1)
8  11 [37¾]
7 117 147 119 136
b g Kahyasi(IRE) - Fortune's Girl (Ardross)
Settled in rear, not fluent 8th, progress on outer from next, not reach leaders 3 out, well beaten when stumbled badly 2 out
9  6 [43¾]
5 117 148 111 125
b g Robin Des Pres(FR) - Balbeyssac(FR) (Beyssac)
Chased leader, led 7th to next, blundered 9th, immediately weakened, well behind 3 out
10  27 [70¾]
6 117 124 74 95
b g Orpen(USA) - Melba(IRE) (Namaqualand)
Always in rear, struggling from 5th, tailed off after 9th (op 150-1)
11  6 [76¾]
6 117 140 65 89
b g Orpen(USA) - Rite Of Spring (Niniski)
Always in rear, in touch to 8th, soon well behind, tailed off (tchd 22-1, 25-1 in places)
PU   
12 117 94
bb g Zinaad - Fadaki Hawaki(USA) (Vice Regent)
Ridden in last pair 4th, well tailed off 9th, pulled up before 3 out (op 250-1)
PU   
8 117 149
b g Accordion(IRE) - Royal Thimble(IRE) (Prince Rupert)
Settled in rear, mistake 3rd, weakened after 8th, well tailed off when mistake 3 out, pulled up before last
UR   
7 117 143
b g Dr Massini(IRE) - Chroma(IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Unseated rider 1st (op 10-1)