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1:20 Cheltenham 13 Nov 2016

Racing Post Arkle Trophy Trial Novices' Chase (Registered As The November Novices' Chase) (Grade 2)

(Class 1) (4yo+) (1m7f199yds) 2m Old Soft 13 fences
1st £19,078.40 2nd £7,692.80 3rd £4,278.40


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
5 112 t 146 121 152
br g Blue Bresil (FR) - Abu Dhabi (FR) (Saint Cyrien)
Tracked leading trio, not fluent 2nd or 7th (water), headway 3 out, shaken up to challenge when left in lead 2 out, ran on strongly (tchd 8/13 and tchd 4/5)
2  4
8 112 116 145
b g Kapgarde (FR) - Loin De Moi (FR) (Loup Solitaire)
Held up 5th, nudged along 4 out, headway next, soon ridden, left 3rd 2 out, soon chasing winner, kept on but always being held (op 9/1)
3  10 [14]
6 118 145 109 144
b g Westerner - Hapeney (IRE) (Saddlers' Hall)
Led until 2nd, tracked leading pair, left close 2nd when stumbled 2 out, soon ridden, no extra (op 13/2 tchd 7/1)
8 116 t 145 153
b g Winged Love (IRE) - Lough Hyne (Classic Cliche)
Led 2nd until after 4th, tracked leader, led 9th, stumbled 3 out, narrow advantage but yet to be asked for an effort when fell 2 out
6 112 t 136
gr g Maresca Sorrento (FR) - Mick Madona (FR) (Dadarissime)
Prominent, led after 4th, headed 9th, tracked leader until ridden after 3 out, soon weakened, left 4th next, fell heavily last (op 12/1)
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