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3:30 Cheltenham 18 Mar 2016

Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase (Grade 1)

(Class 1) (5yo+) (3m2f70yds) 3m2½f New Good 22 fences
1st £327,462.50 2nd £122,877.50 3rd £61,525 4th £30,647.50 5th £15,410 6th £7,705

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
9 1110 t 175 174 182
br g Sholokhov(IRE) - Depeche Toi(GER) (Konigsstuhl)
Tracked leaders, upsides after 17th, led after 3 out, shaken up after 2 out, stayed on well and in command from last, pushed out (op 2/1 tchd 9/4 and 5/2 in a place)
2 
7 1110 170 169 177
b g Saint Des Saints(FR) - Rainbow Crest(FR) (Baryshnikov)
In touch, tracked leaders 10th, upsides after 16th, narrow lead after next, ridden and headed after 3 out, not fluent next, stayed on from last but no impression on winner
3  10 [14½]
7 1110 166 159 168
b g Poliglote - Dalamine(FR) (Sillery)
Held up in last pair well off pace, headway 3 out, went 3rd 2 out, stayed on but never any threat to front pair (op 4/1 tchd 9/2)
4  7 [21½]
10 1110 164 152 164
b g King's Theatre(IRE) - Baden(IRE) (Furry Glen)
Held up in last trio, struggling when mistake 16th, plenty to do 3 out, stayed on from next but no chance, snatched 4th final stride (op 20/1 tchd 25/1)
5  nse [21½]
7 1110 p 153 151 161
gr g Aussie Rules(USA) - Tracker (Bustino)
Held up last well off pace, headway 3 out, stayed on into held 4th soon after 2 out but never any threat, lost 4th final stride
6  16 [37½]
9 1110 169 135 151
gr g Smadoun(FR) - Bienna Star(FR) (Village Star)
Hit 1st, soon disputing lead, jumped slightly right most of way, headed after 16th, soon ridden, outpaced after 4 out, left 4th 3 out, weakened next (tchd 11/1)
7  15 [52½]
9 1110 p 156 120 133
b g Oscar(IRE) - Lisa's Storm(IRE) (Glacial Storm)
Led, joined 3rd, headed after 17th but still upsides until approaching 3 out where left 3rd, soon ridden, weakened next
8  [54]
12 1110 p 157 118 133
b g Presenting - Shuil Na Mhuire(IRE) (Roselier)
Chased leaders until 10th, soon pushed along in last trio, outpaced from 4 out (tchd 40/1)
F   
10 1110 t 176 180
b g King's Theatre(IRE) - Wicked Crack(IRE) (King's Ride)
In touch, hit 9th, tracked leaders 14th, disputing lead and travelling well when fell 3 out (op 7/2 tchd 11/4 and 4/1 in a place)
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