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Monday, 12 November, 2018

3:20 Cheltenham 16 Mar 2012

Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase Grade 1

(Class 1) (5yo+) (3m2f70yds) 3m2½f New Good 22 fences
1st £284,750 2nd £106,850 3rd £53,500 4th £26,650 5th £13,400 6th £6,700

Error

Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
9 1110 167 164 171
b g Sadler's Wells(USA) - Mayasta(IRE) (Bob Back)
Hit 1st and 3rd, in rear next, mistake and pushed along 7th, hit 11th, headway and mistake 18th, staying on but only 6th when hit 3 out, rallied under pressure from 2 out, driven to press leaders last, led soon after, kept on gamely (op 15-2 tchd 7-1, 10-1 in places)
2 
7 1110 160 162 168
b g Black Sam Bellamy(IRE) - Divisa(GER) (Lomitas)
Tracked leaders, not fluent 15th, outpaced 17th, jumped slowly 4 out, good progress to chase leader after 3 out, led approaching 2 out, hard driven, joined last, soon headed and dropped to 3rd, rallied for 2nd close home
3  ¾ [3]
7 1110 182 162 168
bb g Cadoudal(FR) - Libertina(FR) (Balsamo)
Tracked leaders, disputed 2nd 4 out, hit 3 out and dropped to close 3rd, rallied and hit 2 out, driven to challenge last, soon one pace under pressure and one pace into 3rd close home (op 2-1)
4  5 [8]
8 1110 166 158 161
b g Bob Back(USA) - Despute(IRE) (Be My Native)
In touch until hit 6th and dropped to rear, hit 11th, headway 16th, chased leaders 4 out, disputed 3rd next, not fluent 2 out, weakened before last (op 13-2)
5  [9½]
8 1110 153 157 160
ch g Flemensfirth(USA) - Bell Walks Run(IRE) (Commanche Run)
Tracked leader 6th, challenged from 13th until led 4 out, headed approaching 2 out, weakened last (tchd 28-1)
6  10 [19½]
9 1110 147 149 152
b g Leading Counsel(USA) - Clairabell(IRE) (Buckskin)
Chased leaders, hit 9th, weakened after 4 out, mistake next and no chance after (tchd 80-1)
7  11 [30½]
10 1110 163 141 147
b g Midnight Legend - Yamrah (Milford)
Led, hit 6th and 13th, headed and blundered 4 out, weakened and hit 3 out
8  17 [47½]
9 1110 152 128 128
ch g Presenting - Kigali(IRE) (Torus)
Chased leaders from 8th, disputed 3rd from 11th and disputing 2nd 4 out, weakened next
9  15 [62½]
11 1110 145 116 114
ch g Flemensfirth(USA) - Larry's Peach (Laurence O)
Not fluent 1st, hampered 2nd, always in rear
10  7 [69½]
9 1110 t 151 111 108
b g Kayf Tara - Plaid Maid(IRE) (Executive Perk)
Hampered 2nd, blundered 3rd, in rear, some progress 13th, soon weakened (op 80-1 tchd 66-1)
F   
9 1110 b 165
b g Alflora(IRE) - Friendly Lady (New Member)
In touch when fell 2nd
PU   
12 1110 t 183
b g Village Star(FR) - Kauto Relka(FR) (Port Etienne)
Prominent early, lost place 7th, hit 8th and weakened, pulled up before 10th (op 4-1 tchd 9-2)
PU   
9 1110 160
b g Sir Harry Lewis(USA) - Swift Conveyance(IRE) (Strong Gale)
Always towards rear, tailed off when pulled up before 4 out (op 22-1)
PU   
9 1110 164
b g Accordion(IRE) - Bucks Gift(IRE) (Buckley)
Never really travelling, driven and little response 12th, tailed off when pulled up before 4 out, broke blood vessel (tchd 9-1)