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3:20 Cheltenham 13 Mar 2015

Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase Grade 1

(Class 1) (5yo+) (3m2f70yds) 3m2½f New Soft 22 fences
1st £313,225 2nd £117,535 3rd £58,850 4th £29,315 5th £14,740 6th £7,370

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
8 1110 166 169 178
b g Karinga Bay - Plaid Maid(IRE) (Executive Perk)
Jumped well, made all, pushed along after 3 out, drifted right run-in, stayed on very gamely, driven out (op 8/1)
2 
6 1110 162 167 176
b g Saint Des Saints(FR) - Rainbow Crest(FR) (Baryshnikov)
Mid-division, smooth headway 16th, tracked leaders travelling well 18th, ridden in close 3rd approaching 2 out, hit last, stayed on to go 2nd run-in, held when drifted right final 70yds (op 15/2)
3  2 [3½]
8 1110 167 165 173
b g Gamut(IRE) - Bellora(IRE) (Over The River)
Tracked winner most of way, ridden after 3 out, 2 lengths down 2 out and last, stayed on until no extra and lost 2nd final 70yds (op 10/1)
4  6 [9½]
8 1110 b 163 159 169
b g Gold Well - Hillcrest(IRE) (Thatching)
Tracked leaders, ridden after 16th, disputing close 4th 3 out, stayed on same pace from next (op 11/1)
5  14 [23½]
11 1110 p 164 145 153
b g Presenting - Shuil Na Mhuire(IRE) (Roselier)
Jumped right throughout, tracked winner most of way, ridden after 4 out, lost 2nd and dropped to held 5th after 3 out, stayed on same pace from next
6  1 [24½]
8 1110 165 144 153
br g Cloudings(IRE) - Bobbing Back(IRE) (Bob Back)
Mid-division, headway after 17th, ridden in close enough 6th after 4 out, outpaced next, stayed on from 2 out but no threat to leaders (tchd 15/2 in places)
7  [27]
9 1110 p 174 141 150
ch g Dom Alco(FR) - Gazelle Lulu(FR) (Altayan)
Jumped slightly right at times, mid-division, headway 12th, disputing 3rd and travelling well enough 17th, ridden after 4 out, one pace and held from next (op 10/3)
8  hd [27¼]
8 1110 154 140 150
gr g Smadoun(FR) - Bienna Star(FR) (Village Star)
Mid-division, outpaced 18th and soon slightly detached, stayed on from 2 out but no threat to leaders
9  ¾ [28]
9 1110 166 139 151
b g King's Theatre(IRE) - Baden(IRE) (Furry Glen)
Mid-division, hit 13th and 15th, outpaced 18th and soon slightly detached, stayed on from 2 out but no threat to leaders (op 12/1)
10  14 [42]
10 1110 161 125 148
b g Bob Back(USA) - Bavaway (Le Bavard)
Held up in last pair well off pace, never any impression, blundered last (tchd 28/1)
11  nse [42]
8 1110 161 124 136
b g Panoramic - Harkosa(FR) (Nikos)
Mid-division, struggling after 12th, lost touch 18th
PU   
10 1110 hv 157
b g Black Sam Bellamy(IRE) - Divisa(GER) (Lomitas)
Mid-division until dropped to last trio and reminders after 10th, gradually lost touch from 14th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out
PU   
8 1110 tp 162
b g Okawango(USA) - Noche(IRE) (Night Shift)
In touch, pushed along in mid-division after 12th, lost touch from 15th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out
PU   
10 1110 166
b g Bob Back(USA) - Fashionista(IRE) (King's Theatre)
Held up towards rear, lost touch from 14th, tailed off when pulled up 18th (tchd 20/1)
PU   
8 1110 153
b g Presenting - Tynelucy(IRE) (Good Thyne)
Towards rear, struggling after 12th, mistake 15th, soon lost touch, pulled up before 18th
PU   
9 1110 165
b g Oscar(IRE) - Satellite Dancer(IRE) (Satco)
Never travelling, always in last, detached 6th, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (tchd 16/1)