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Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

2:05 Cheltenham 16 Mar 2010

Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase Grade 1

(Class 1) (5yo+) (1m7f199yds) 2m Old Good To Soft 13 fences
1st £85,515 2nd £32,085 3rd £16,065 4th £8,010 5th £4,020 6th £2,010

Error

Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
8 117 157 166 166
b g Pistolet Bleu(IRE) - Jennie Dun(IRE) (Mandalus)
Took keen hold early, with leaders, went 2nd 9th and pressed leader, going easily when left in lead 2 out, 2 lengths up last, driven flat, held on near finish (tchd 13-2)
2  ¾
6 117 153 165 165
b g Second Empire(IRE) - Back To Roost(IRE) (Presenting)
Held up in midfield, progress 8th, pushed along in 4th after 3 out, stayed on from next to close on leading pair last, took 2nd final 100yds, not reach winner (tchd 9-2)
3  [2½]
8 117 p 150 163 163
b g Video Rock(FR) - Voilette(FR) (Brezzo)
Tracked leaders, effort to go 3rd 3 out, pushed along when left 2nd soon after 2 out, driven and no impression on winner last, lost 2nd final 100yds (tchd 16-1)
4  [5¼]
8 117 144 160 164
b g Kayf Tara - Carole's Crusader (Faustus)
With leaders, went 2nd 4th, led 8th, hard pressed but still going well enough when blundered badly 2 out and headed, not recover (tchd 22-1)
5  [8¾]
6 117 154 156 158
b g King's Theatre(IRE) - Disallowed(IRE) (Distinctly North)
Held up in rear, lost touch after 8th, last and looked like tailing off after next, still last 2 out, bounded up run-in, nearest finish (tchd 8-1 in a place)
6  5 [13¾]
6 117 143 150 152
b g Antarctique(IRE) - Blanche Fontaine(FR) (Oakland)
Mostly in midfield, 8th after 9th and soon outpaced, plugged on from 2 out but never on terms (op 25-1)
7  ¾ [14½]
6 117 142 149 153
b g Lahib(USA) - Tombazaan(IRE) (Good Thyne)
Not fluent, soon in rear, losing touch when blundered 9th, behind after (tchd 25-1 in places)
8  4 [18½]
9 117 156 144 151
b g Germany(USA) - Elea Victoria(IRE) (Sharp Victor)
Not fluent 1st, held up in rear, progress 8th, pushed along in 7 lengths 6th when blundered 3 out, weakened after next, broke blood vessel (op 3-1 tchd 9-4)
9  [21]
8 117 139 141 146
b g Dr Massini(IRE) - Francie's Treble (Quayside I)
Chased leaders, lost place 8th, struggling when mistake next, no danger after
10  8 [29]
8 110 138 124 132
b m Overbury(IRE) - Gallants Delight (Idiots Delight)
Took keen hold early, led to 3rd, dived at next, lost place steadily from 7th, no chance before 3 out
11  nk [29¼]
7 117 147 131 136
b g Norwich - Hot Line(IRE) (Riverhead)
Very keen early, led 3rd to 8th, weakened rapidly before 3 out (op 15-2 tchd 9-1 in places)
12  [33¾]
7 117 145 125 135
bb g Presenting - Strong Gara(IRE) (Strong Gale)
Held up in last, slight peck 5th, jumped awkwardly 8th, soon lost touch, no danger in 9th before 3 out, weakened (op 20-1)