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2:25 Cheltenham 17 Nov 2018

BetVictor Gold Cup Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m4f44yds) 2m4f Old Good 16 fences
1st £90,298.70 2nd £34,186.66 3rd £17,242.66 4th £8,746.66 5th £4,522.66 6th £2,394.66

Error

Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 1011 146 123 157
ch g Dom Alco (FR) - Paula (FR) (Network)
Jumped well, made all, kept on very gamely from last, ridden out
2  2
6 1112 t 161 137 170
b g Nickname (FR) - Miss Country (FR) (Country Reel)
Jumped well, chased winner most of way, ridden after 3 out, kept on gamely from next but not quite able to mount challenge
3  8 [10]
8 102 137 105 140
gr g Dark Angel (IRE) - Innishmore (IRE) (Lear Fan)
Looked well; mid-division, pushed along from 12th, steady headway after 3 out, stayed on into 3rd at the last but no threat to front pair (op 16/1)
4  ¾ [10¾]
6 113 152 119 154
b g Court Cave (IRE) - Benbradagh Vard (IRE) (Le Bavard)
Mid-division, early, towards rear when hit 9th, headway after 3 out, staying on at same pace when left 4th at the last (op 7/1)
5  nk [11]
7 100 tp 135 102 136
b g Westerner - Nutmeg Tune (IRE) (Accordion)
Mid-division, headway after 4 out, ridden in 5th 2 out, left disputing held 4th at the last, stayed on same pace
6  6 [17]
9 111 150 111 145
b g Kayf Tara - Royalrova (FR) (Garde Royale)
In touch, tracked leaders after 4 out, ridden in 3rd after next until 2 out, weakened last (op 33/1)
BD   
7 110 149
b g Oscar (IRE) - Irish Wedding (IRE) (Bob Back)
In touch, travelling well when brought down 4 out (tchd 6/1 and tchd 15/2)
BD   
7 102 t 140
b m King's Theatre (IRE) - Megans Joy (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Mid-division, travelling well when brought down 4 out
F   
7 100 Out-of-Handicaps 1 135
br g Beneficial - Inishbeg House (IRE) (Glacial Storm)
Fell 1st (op 40/1)
F   
7 101 136
b g Tikkanen (USA) - Pandora's Moon (IRE) (Tamayaz)
Tracked leaders, hit 4th and 11th, tracking winner when fell 4 out
F   
7 105 140 141
ch g Presenting - Dare To Venture (IRE) (Darazari)
Looked well; mid-division, headway 12th, pushed along chasing leaders 3 out, ridden into 3rd before next, 4th and held when fell last (tchd 11/1)
PU   
10 106 141
b g Oscar (IRE) - Land Of Honour (Supreme Leader)
Prominent until 11th, weakened after next, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (op 25/1)
PU   
8 107 b 142
b g Westerner - Ardstown (Ardross)
Towards rear, struggling 8th, detached when pulled up after next (jockey said gelding was never travelling) (op 10/1 tchd 11/1)
PU   
7 102 137
b g Kayf Tara - Megalex (Karinga Bay)
Held up towards rear, hit 2nd, travelling well when very badly hampered 4 out, no chance after, pulled up before 2 out
UR   
8 108 tp1 143 144
b g Shantou (USA) - Village Queen (IRE) (King's Theatre)
Held up towards rear, slightly hampered 4 out, ridden before next, never threatened to get on terms, badly hampered when unseated rider last
UR   
7 1013 t 148
b g Spadoun (FR) - Mystic Vic (IRE) (Old Vic)
Held up towards rear, travelling well when mistake, stumbled badly and unseated rider 12th (tchd 8/1)
UR   
6 103 ht 138
b g Saint Des Saints (FR) - Salvatrixe (FR) (Housamix)
Blundered and unseated rider 1st (tchd 14/1)
UR   
6 104 t1 139
b g King's Best (USA) - Alexandrina (GER) (Monsun)
Mid-division, nudged along and headway after 4 out, close up when blundered and unseated rider 3 out (op 9/1)
  • Off time: 2:27:39 Winning time: 4m 55.50s (fast by 4.50s) Total SP: 129%
  • Non-runners: Benatar (self certificate), Geordie Des Champs (self certificate)
  • 1st owner: John Stone (Baron Alco) 1st breeder: Yves D'Armaille
  • 2nd owner: P J Vogt (Frodon)
  • 3rd owner: Mrs P Sloan (Guitar Pete)
  • Tote win: £9.40 PL: £2.50 £4.10 £3 Ex: £160.80 CSF: £122.69 Tricast: £1,563.64 Trifecta: £1,905.30
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