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4:50 Cheltenham 16 Mar 2021

Sam Vestey National Hunt Challenge Cup Novices' Chase (Grade 2) (GBB Race)

(Class 1) (5yo+) (3m5f201yds) 3m6f Old Good To Soft 23 fences
1st £52,753.12 2nd £19,874.99 3rd £9,946.88 4th £4,968.75 5th £2,493.75 6th £1,246.88 7th £618.75 8th £318.75

Error

Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 116 152 86 159
b g Gold Well - Burren Moonshine (IRE) (Moonax)
Midfield, mistake 2nd, hit 7th, chased leader 14th, pushed along home turn, made challenge last, soon led, ridden out and kept on well (tchd 3/1)
2 
9 116 153 85 156
b g Dubai Destination (USA) - Liss Alainn (IRE) (Flemensfirth)
Tracked leader, led narrowly 3 out, headed and ridden 2 out, lost second last, chased winner final 110yds, stayed on (op 5/2)
3  [3]
7 116 147 84 155
b g Maresca Sorrento (FR) - Spartes Eria (FR) (Ballingarry)
Tracked leaders, not fluent 7th, hit 15th, shaken up 3 out, ridden and led narrowly 2 out, headed just after last, lost second final 110yds, kept on (op 7/2)
4  14 [17]
9 1013 138 67 136
gr m Martaline - Queen Soraya (Persian Bold)
Chased leaders, ridden 2 out, soon outpaced, went modest fourth run-in (op 12/1 tchd 18/1)
5  6 [23]
8 116 t 146 69 139
ch g Network (GER) - Cathodine Cayras (FR) (Martaline)
Led, not fluent 4 out, headed 3 out, lost second and pushed along home turn, ridden and outpaced after 2 out, weakened run-in (tchd 5/1)
6  [24¾]
9 116 140 68 137
ch g Shantou (USA) - Flying Answer (IRE) (Anshan)
Midfield, chased leaders 18th, not fluent 4 out, ridden 3 out, outpaced home turn, weakened gradually from 2 out (op 50/1)
7  [26¼]
6 116 t 148 67 135
gr g Lord Du Sud (FR) - Tinoroyale (Karinga Bay)
Held up in rear, jumped right 18th, headway and in touch with leaders 4 out, shaken up 3 out, soon outpaced, weakened gradually from 2 out (op 9/1 tchd 12/1)
8  5 [31¼]
7 116 125 64 130
b g Irish Wells (FR) - Maralypha (FR) (Louveteau)
Always towards rear, ridden 3 out, soon weakened
PU   
10 116 v 125
b g Westerner - Acoola (IRE) (Flemensfirth)
Midfield, mistake and lost position 15th, in rear 16th, pulled up before 18th
PU   
8 116 131
b g Milan - Mrs Kennedy (IRE) (Presenting)
Always towards rear, not fluent 14th, behind when pulled up before 19th (op 150/1 tchd 80/1)
PU   
8 116 p 136
b g Walk In The Park (IRE) - Cila (FR) (Saint Preuil)
Chased leaders, slow jump 6th, jumped left 8th (water), jumped left 9th, blundered and lost position 19th, mistake and dropped to rear 4 out, well behind when pulled up before 2 out (tchd 50/1)
PU   
7 116 t1 143
b g Stowaway - Dinos Luso (IRE) (Luso)
Held up in rear, pushed along briefly 16th, in touch with leaders when ridden 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up before 2 out (op 40/1)
  • 12 ran Off time: 4:50:48 Winning time: 7m 57.84s (slow by 27.84s) Total SP: 115%
  • Non-runners: Soldier Of Love (unsuitable ground)
  • 1st owner: R A Bartlett (Galvin) 1st breeder: Gabriel O'Gara
  • 2nd owner: Malcolm C Denmark (Next Destination)
  • 3rd owner: McNeill Family (Escaria Ten)
  • Tote win: £4.20 PL: £1.70 £1.40 £1.50 Ex: £15.70 CSF: £14.11 Tricast: £31.89 Trifecta: £52.10
  • Jackpot: Not Won.
  • Placepot: £5.80 to a £1 stake. Pool: £675,983.33 - 83,836.82 winning units
  • Quadpot: £3.70 to a £1 stake. Pool: £46,124.92 - 9,070.23 winning units
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