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2:40 Cheltenham 12 Mar 2014

Coral Cup (A Handicap Hurdle) Grade 3

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m5f26yds) 2m5f Old Good 10 hurdles
1st £45,560 2nd £17,096 3rd £8,560 4th £4,264 5th £2,144 6th £1,072

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
6 116 153 129 159
b g Astarabad (USA) - Belle Yepa (FR) (Mansonnien)
Always in leading group, ridden to lead before last, hard pressed flat, just held on (op 20/1)
2  shd
10 116 tp 148 123 154
b g Accordion (IRE) - Home At Last (IRE) (Mandalus)
Held up in midfield, steady progress from 7th, tracked leaders 3 out, headway after 2 out to challenge last, upsides flat, just denied (op 14/1)
3  [2¼]
5 1010 tp 138 110 142
b g Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Kindling (Dr Fong)
Well in touch on inner, mistake 7th, tracked leaders going strongly when not fluent 3 out and next, ridden to challenge before last, kept on same pace flat (tchd 10/1)
4  [3½]
5 111 143 113 145
gr g Smadoun (FR) - Faragreen (FR) (Green Tune)
Held up in rear, blundered 1st, progress on inner from 7th, mistake 3 out, headway after 2 out, chased leaders and not clear run before last, kept on one pace after
5  shd [3¾]
5 1013 141 110 143
b g Sholokhov (IRE) - Daisy Belle (GER) (Acatenango)
Well placed behind leaders, brought to challenge 2 out, upsides before last, no extra flat (op 11/1)
6  [5½]
6 111 143 110 143
bb g Akbar (IRE) - Native Hope (IRE) (Be My Native)
Took keen hold, held up in midfield, progress and in touch 3 out, tried to close after 2 out, one pace
7  hd [5¾]
10 109 p 137 103 137
b g Montjeu (IRE) - Noble Pearl (GER) (Dashing Blade)
Held up in rear, steady progress from 7th, well in touch and going well 3 out, mistake 2 out, tried to rally before last, one pace
8  [7¼]
5 118 150 114 148
b g Saint Des Saints (FR) - Loya Lescribaa (FR) (Robin Des Champs)
Well placed on inner in leading group, still well there 2 out, faded just before last
9  [9¾]
7 110 145 106 141
ch g Kapgarde (FR) - Tikiti Dancer (FR) (Fabulous Dancer)
Well placed behind leaders, close up from 3 out until not quicken after next, faded last
10  [11½]
6 1010 138 97 132
gr g Kendor (FR) - Village Rainbow (FR) (Village Star)
Held up and in last early, progress after 7th, in touch after 3 out but hanging, no impression when mistake last (op 12/1)
11  shd [11½]
10 107 135 93 129
b g Groom Dancer (USA) - Calendula (Be My Guest)
Made most, ridden and headed 2 out, steadily weakened
12  ½ [12]
8 115 147 104 141
b g Bachelor Duke (USA) - Credit Crunch (IRE) (Caerleon)
Held up well in rear, some progress before 3 out but never really on terms with leaders, no headway before last
13  ½ [12½]
8 117 149 105 142
bb g Flemensfirth (USA) - Carrabawn (Buckskin)
In touch in midfield, some progress to chase leaders after 7th, in touch 3 out, weakened after 2 out
14  ½ [13]
6 1010 138 93 133
b g Oscar (IRE) - Gra-Bri (IRE) (Rashar)
With leader, ridden to lead and mistake 2 out, headed and weakened quickly before last
15  [16½]
8 1012 h1 140 91 129
b g Raise A Grand (IRE) - Cockney Ground (IRE) (Common Grounds)
Held up well in rear, tried to make progress after 7th but not on terms with main group 3 out, no headway after (op 25/1)
16  4 [20½]
7 116 148 95 133
b g Kayf Tara - Star Diva (IRE) (Toulon)
Held up towards rear on outer, progress from 7th and in touch in main group 3 out, weakened after 2 out
17  1 [21½]
6 113 145 91 129
b g Sadler's Wells (USA) - Riskaverse (USA) (Dynaformer)
Always well in rear, not in touch after 7th, no chance after
18  [24¼]
9 110 149 92 134
bb g Oscar (IRE) - Placid Willow (IRE) (Convinced)
Blundered 2nd, in rear, trying to make progress but under pressure when blundered badly 2 out, weakened (tchd 28/1)
18  dht [24¼]
7 116 b 148 91 129
b g Tiger Hill (IRE) - Mill Line (Mill Reef)
Took keen hold, pressed leading pair until weakened quickly after 2 out (op 22/1)
20  ½ [24¾]
7 110 p 142 84 123
bb g Elusive Quality (USA) - Nafisah (IRE) (Lahib)
In touch until mistake and weakened 3 out
21  21 [45¾]
5 116 148 69 108
b g Poliglote - Far Away Girl (FR) (Cadoudal)
Well in touch, tracked leaders after 7th, lost place quickly 3 out, soon eased (trainer said gelding had a breathing problem)
22  4 [49¾]
5 108 136 51 92
ch g Motivator - Glen Rosie (IRE) (Mujtahid)
Mistake 2nd, never beyond midfield, struggling when mistake 7th, soon behind, tailed off
23  15 [64¾]
6 107 135 35 76
b g Bahri (USA) - Foxglove (Hernando)
Jumped right, raced wide, prominent, starting to lose place when blundered and hampered 3 out, tailed off (tchd 100/1)
F   
7 1010 t 138
b g Kayf Tara - Ara (Birthright II)
Held up towards rear, mistake 3rd, progress 7th, in touch on outer when fell 3 out
PU   
11 1112 154
b g Presenting - Edermine Berry (IRE) (Durgam)
Jumped badly, tracked leaders until weakened after 7th, well behind when pulled up before 3 out, lame (vet said gelding pulled up lame)
PU   
9 1011 139
b g Beneficial - Except Alice (IRE) (Orchestra)
Pressed leaders until weakened quickly 7th, tailed off when pulled up before last
PU   
6 109 137
b g Indesatchel (IRE) - Be Most Welcome (Most Welcome)
Mistake 3rd, always well in rear, mistake 7th, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out
PU   
7 1012 140
b g Vinnie Roe (IRE) - Garryduff Eile (IRE) (Oscar)
Lost touch after 4th, tailed off when pulled up before 6th (jockey said gelding never travelled) (op 33/1)
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