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3:00 Cheltenham 12 Dec 2020

Unibet International Hurdle (Grade 2) (GBB Race)

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m179yds) 2m1f New Soft 5 hurdles 3 omitted
1st £63,784 2nd £23,934.40 3rd £11,984 4th £5,969.60 5th £3,001.60 6th £1,500.80

Error

Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
5 116 156 149 160
ch g Medicean - Sweni Hill (IRE) (Danehill Dancer)
Tracked leaders, pushed along home turn, soon ridden, led narrowly omitted last, kept on well inside final furlong, just held on (op 11/2)
2  nse
7 114 158 146 159
gr g Dark Angel (IRE) - Happy Talk (IRE) (Hamas)
Midfield, close up last (usual 2 out), pushed along home turn, not clear run omitted last, ridden and kept on well inside final furlong, just denied (op 9/1)
3  [2¾]
9 116 157 145 158
b g Kayf Tara - Megalex (Karinga Bay)
Disputed lead, ridden home turn, headed but every chance omitted last, kept on but no extra final 110yds (tchd 16/1)
4  ½ [3¼]
8 116 158 144 157
b g Doctor Dino (FR) - Sandside (FR) (Marchand De Sable)
In touch with leaders, close up last (usual 2 out), every chance omitted last, soon ridden, kept on but no extra final 110yds (op 12/1 and tchd 14/1)
5  nk [3½]
8 116 156 143 157
b g Sandmason - Suny House (Carroll House)
Disputed lead, not fluent 3rd, ridden home turn, headed omitted last, kept on but no extra inside final furlong (op 16/1)
6  hd [3¾]
9 110 154 136 150
b g Sageburg (IRE) - Neicha (FR) (Neverneyev)
Held up in rear, headway home turn, chased leaders and ridden omitted last, kept on but not pace to challenge (op 10/1)
7  [7½]
7 116 152 138 152
bb g Slickly (FR) - Sosa (GER) (Cape Cross)
Held up in rear, headway after last (usual 2 out), chased leaders and ridden home turn, weakened inside final furlong (op 22/1)
8  [16]
8 107 151 116 133
b m Getaway (GER) - Blue Gallery (IRE) (Bluebird)
Midfield, headway after last (usual 2 out), close up but not clear run omitted last, weakened final furlong (op 10/1)
9  [23½]
6 1011 148 112 132
b m Motivator - Like A Storm (IRE) (Ultimately Lucky)
Midfield, dropped to last 2 out (usual 3 out), ridden home turn, weakened final furlong (op 18/1)
10  [29]
4 110 156 109 130
b g Authorized (IRE) - Hyde (FR) (Poliglote)
Hung badly right throughout, took keen hold, tracked leaders, pressed leaders after 3rd, every chance last (usual 2 out), weakened home turn (jockey said gelding hung badly right-handed throughout; trainer said that gelding ran too freely in the early stages and appeared to have been unsuited by the hurdles in the home straight being omitted on this occasion) (op 11/8)
All hurdles in home straight omitted due to low sun.
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