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3:05 Cheltenham 16 Mar 2021

Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1) (GBB Race)

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m87yds) 2m½f Old Soft 8 hurdles
1st £189,911.25 2nd £71,550 3rd £35,808.75 4th £17,887.50 5th £8,977.50 6th £4,488.75 7th £2,227.50 8th £1,147.50

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 113 161 160 166
b m Sulamani (IRE) - First Royal (GER) (Lando)
Midfield on outer, headway and tracked leaders 4 out, good jump 2 out, soon led going easily, shaken up and went clear approaching last, ridden and edged right but went further clear run-in, impressive (tchd 6/5)
2 
8 1110 t 164 160 166
b g Doctor Dino (FR) - Saaryeh (Royal Academy)
Took keen hold, towards rear, headway from 3 out, tracked leaders when bit short of room just after 2 out, soon pushed along and no chance with winner, ridden and went second approaching last, kept on run-in (op 10/1)
3  3 [9½]
7 113 161 149 158
b m No Risk At All (FR) - Kadjara (FR) (Silver Rainbow)
Held up in rear, not fluent and bumped 2nd, not fluent 4 out, not fluent 3 out, tracked leaders when bit short of room on inner just after 2 out, soon pushed along and no chance with winner, ridden and went third approaching last, no impression run-in (op 9/2)
4  [11]
5 1110 160 155 161
b g Born To Sea (IRE) - Red Planet (Pivotal)
Took keen hold, tracked leaders, not fluent 4 out, led just after 3 out, not fluent 2 out, soon headed and bit short of room, ridden and lost third approaching last, well held but stayed on run-in
5  2 [13]
9 1110 149 152 159
ch g Beat Hollow - Papillon De Bronze (IRE) (Marju)
Took keen hold, tracked leaders, not fluent 3 out, soon lost position, not fluent and ridden 2 out, rallied approaching last, kept on but no impression run-in (op 100/1 tchd 80/1)
6  [14¼]
8 1110 163 151 157
gr g Dark Angel (IRE) - Happy Talk (IRE) (Hamas)
Led, headed just before 3rd, pushed along and headed just after 3 out, ridden after 2 out, weakened approaching last (tchd 20/1)
7  ¾ [15]
7 1110 156 150 158
b g Soldier Hollow - Salve Evita (Monsun)
Took keen hold, always towards rear, not fluent and pushed along briefly 2nd, hampered by faller 3rd, mistake 5 out, ridden 2 out, made no impression (op 100/1 tchd 66/1)
8  11 [26]
5 1110 164 137 150
b g Authorized (IRE) - Hyde (FR) (Poliglote)
Hung right throughout, close up, briefly led just before 3rd, hung badly right and raced wide from 3rd, nudged along and weakened after 3 out, ridden briefly and got well behind from 2 out (jockey said gelding hung badly right-handed) (op 5/1 tchd 9/2)
9  6 [32]
5 1110 160 130 141
ch g Muhtathir - King's Daughter (FR) (King's Theatre)
Midfield on inner, mistake 3 out, ridden 2 out, soon weakened (op 25/1)
F   
7 1110 t 158
b g Davidoff (GER) - Cadoubelle Des As (FR) (Cadoudal)
Towards rear, fell 3rd (op 11/1)
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