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2:40 Cheltenham 13 Mar 2014

Ryanair Chase (Registered As The Festival Trophy Chase) Grade 1

(Class 1) (5yo+) 2m5f omsNew Good 17 fences
1st £156,612.50 2nd £58,767.50 3rd £29,425 4th £14,657.50 5th £7,370 6th £3,685

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
8 1110 169 165 167
gr g Martaline - Bellissima De Mai (FR) (Pistolet Bleu)
Held up towards rear, improved from 4 out, pushed along and quickened to chase leaders approaching 2 out, strong run to go close 2nd last, led soon after, found plenty for pressure and kept on well (trainer said, regarding apparent improvement in form, that the gelding may have pulled a muscle in the Kempton race.) (op 10/3)
2 
9 1110 p 156 162 165
b g Stowaway - Hurricane Debbie (IRE) (Shahanndeh)
Tracked leader to 3rd, stayed prominent, went 2nd again 12th, slight lead 13th, driven and stayed on approaching 2 out, headed after last and wandered run-in but kept on well, not going pace of winner (op 9/1)
3  [4½]
7 1110 155 159 161
br g Presenting - Violet Express (FR) (Cadoudal)
In rear, headway 7th, tracked leaders from 13th, went 2nd 3 out, ridden before 2 out, chased leaders last, slightly hampered soon after and stayed on same pace (op 20/1)
4  [7¼]
9 1110 155 156 160
b g Winged Love (IRE) - La Fandango (IRE) (Taufan)
In rear, headway 12th, chased leaders and driven 3 out, staying on same pace when hit 2 out (op 20/1)
5  ½ [7¾]
9 1110 165 155 159
gr g Dom Alco (FR) - Maralta (FR) (Altayan)
Bumped 1st, chased leaders until lost position 13th, ridden after 3 out, stayed on under pressure approaching last, kept on in closing stages, not reach leaders (vet said gelding had been struck into right-fore) (op 11/2)
6  [9]
9 1110 154 153 157
b g Bob Back (USA) - Bavaway (Le Bavard)
In rear, pushed along after 3 out, stayed on from 2 out, kept on run-in, not reach leaders (tchd 15/2)
7  13 [22]
9 1110 t 158 140 145
b g Kayf Tara - Princess Timon (Terimon)
Chased leaders, ridden 3 out, weakened and hit 2 out
8  [23¾]
10 1110 154 138 145
gr g Medaaly - Miss D'Hermite (FR) (Solicitor I)
In rear, jumped slowly 2nd, shaken up after 5th, hit 6th, driven from 11th, no progress under pressure 4 out, no chance from next (op 25/1)
9  30 [53¾]
8 1110 150 108 127
ch g With The Flow (USA) - Kauto Relka (FR) (Port Etienne I)
Led, headed 13th, hit 4 out and weakened (op 40/1)
10  17 [70¾]
9 1110 p 169 91 101
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Maid For Adventure (IRE) (Strong Gale)
In touch to 10th, weakened 12th (tchd 7/1)
PU   
8 1110 h 157
ch g Beneficial - Supreme Breda (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Chased leader 3rd to 12th, not fluent 3 out, weakened under pressure before next, pulled up before last (vet said gelding was found to be lame behind) (tchd 5/1 in places)
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