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5:30 Cheltenham 16 Mar 2018

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

(Class 1) (5yo+) (2m62yds) 2m½f New Soft 14 fences
1st £62,645 2nd £23,507 3rd £11,770 4th £5,863 5th £2,948 6th £1,474

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 118 t 150 115 160
br g Blue Bresil(FR) - Abu Dhabi(FR) (Saint Cyrien)
Looked well, held up, headway 9th, hampered 3 out, closed on leaders approaching 2 out, switched left between last 2, went 2nd before last, stayed on to lead final 175yds, stormed clear towards finish (op 8/1 tchd 9/1)
2 
11 1110 p 152 112 156
br g Perugino(USA) - Borough Trail(IRE) (Woodborough)
Led, ridden approaching 2 out, headed final 175yds, unable to go with winner and kept on same pace towards finish
3  nk [4¾]
10 117 tp1 149 108 154
ch g Presenting - Zeferina(IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
Looked well, midfield, headway to chase leaders 5th, hampered 4 out, hampered again 3 out, soon ridden and slightly outpaced, rallied before 2 out, stayed on well towards finish (op 10/1 tchd 7/1)
4  ½ [5¼]
8 1013 p 141 100 144
b g Smadoun(FR) - Kinevees(FR) (Hard Leaf)
Chased leaders, hampered 4 out, still going ok on heels of leaders approaching 2 out, ridden between last 2, kept on under pressure run-in, no impression final 100yds
5  6 [11¼]
8 1013 p 144 95 142
b g Westerner - Hapeney(IRE) (Saddlers' Hall)
Prominent, mistake 8th, bumped 4 out, still there trying to challenge 2 out, not quicken before last, no extra final 100yds (tchd 14/1)
6  [15¾]
9 1011 t 139 84 132
b g Turtle Island(IRE) - Last Chance Lady(IRE) (Mister Lord)
Behind, hampered 2nd, hampered 3 out, headway when blundered 2 out, stayed on run-in, never able to trouble leaders (op 25/1)
7  [19½]
5 115 t 147 87 138
b g Kapgarde(FR) - Redowa(FR) (Trempolino)
Midfield, not fluent 7th, soon lost place, not fluent next, behind 9th, kept on again from before last, never able to get competitive (tchd 14/1)
8  1 [20½]
7 1010 p1 141 79 128
b g King's Theatre(IRE) - Bob's Flame(IRE) (Bob Back)
Held up, mistake 6th (water), some headway approaching 2 out, never able to get on terms with leaders
9  ½ [21]
10 1111 t 153 91 139
b g Orpen(USA) - Sue N Win(IRE) (Beneficial)
Midfield to 3rd, towards rear, headway after 3 out, closed to chase leaders 2 out, no impression before last, weakened run-in (op 18/1 tchd 14/1)
10  7 [28]
11 1011 139 67 118
br g Presenting - Shuil Dorcha(IRE) (Bob Back)
Reluctant to race and started very slowly, well behind until before 5th, in rear but in touch with others, pushed along before 3 out, never a threat
11  [31½]
9 1012 143 67 122
b g Dr Massini(IRE) - Flynn's Girl(IRE) (Mandalus)
Prominent, pecked badly 2nd, lost place after 3 out, jumped left 2 out, weakened after
12  3 [34½]
10 115 t 147 67 122
b g Definite Article - Quest Of Passion(FR) (Saumarez)
Chased leaders, hampered 1st, ridden after 3 out, soon lost place, under pressure when mistake 2 out, soon weakened (op 40/1)
13  14 [48½]
9 1112 154 54 112
b g Kapgarde(FR) - Next Victory(FR) (Akarad)
Not always fluent, midfield, lost place 10th, behind after (op 20/1 tchd 28/1)
14  23 [71½]
9 119 b 151 18 86
b g Voix Du Nord(FR) - Expoville(FR) (Video Rock)
Held up, headway into midfield 4 out, swerved to avoid faller 3 out, soon weakened
15  16 [87½]
12 1012 tp 147 66
b g Beneficial - Guigone(FR) (Esprit Du Nord)
Midfield, in touch 5th, pushed along and weakened after 3 out
BD   
7 110 t 142
b g Saddler Maker(IRE) - Madame Lys(FR) (Sheyrann)
Looked well, in touch, brought down 2nd (tchd 9/1)
F   
10 112 144
b g Diamond Green(FR) - So Precious(IRE) (Batshoof)
Chased leaders until fell 2nd, fatally injured (op 18/1 tchd 14/1)
F   
10 112 t 144 144
b g Winged Love(IRE) - Lough Hyne (Classic Cliche)
Held up, headway into midfield 4th, chasing leaders 4 out, tracking leaders going well approaching 3 out, niggled disputing 4th about 4 lengths off the pace when distracted by loose horse and fell last; fatally injured (op 16/1 tchd 25/1)
F   
7 118 p1 150
br g Kayf Tara - Ellina (Robellino)
Midfield, headway to chase leaders 4th, close up disputing 2nd when fell 3 out, fatally injured (tchd 8/1)
PU   
8 117 p 149
b g Scorpion(IRE) - Shandora(IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Midfield, hampered 2nd, blundered 5th, lost place when not fluent 10th, struggling when blundered 3 out, behind when pulled up before last (op 14/1 tchd 9/1)
PU   
7 112 t 144
b g Lord Of England(GER) - Trikolore(GER) (Konigsstuhl)
Jumped carefully, chased leaders, lost place 3rd, towards rear after 4th, behind when pulled up before 3 out
UR   
11 117 149
ch g Doyen(IRE) - Skew (Niniski)
Jumped right, held up, swerved to avoid fallers 2nd, jumped right and unseated rider 3rd (op 20/1)
  • 22 ran Off time: 5:32:09 Winning time: 4m 21.80s (slow by 25.80s) Total SP: 131%
  • Non-runners: Forest Bihan (unsuitable ground), The Game Changer (unsuitable ground)
  • 1st owner: John P McManus (Le Prezien) 1st breeder: Jean-Raymond Breton & Thomas Trapenard
  • 2nd owner: Mrs Jan Smith (Gino Trail)
  • 3rd owner: Walters Plant Hire & James & Jean Potter (Top Gamble)
  • Tote win: £9.70 PL: £2.60 £5.30 £2.70 Ex: £243.80 CSF: £188.55 Tricast: £1,580.77 Trifecta: £3,208.70
  • Jackpot: Not won.
  • Placepot: £32,088.70 to a £1 stake. Pool: £900,410.75 - 28.06 winning units.
  • Quadpot: £441.20 to a £1 stake. Pool: £96,595.41 - 162.01 winning units.
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