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3:30 Sandown 26 Apr 1997

41st Whitbread Gold Cup Handicap Chase Class A (Grade 3)

(Class 1) (5yo+) (3m4f166yds) 3m5f Good To Firm 24 fences
1st £57,400 2nd £21,400 3rd £10,400 4th £4,400 5th £1,900 6th £900
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
8 100 Out-of-Handicaps 8 141 139 147
b g Over The River (FR) - Gayles Approach (Strong Gale)
Held up, mistake 4th, left in lead 3 out, ridden out
2  4
11 107 148 144 150
b g Rolfe (USA) - English Flyer (English Prince)
Held up, every chance 3 out, 2nd and beaten when blundered last
3  4 [8]
11 101 Over-Weights 1 Out-of-Handicaps 8 142 136 140
ch g Nearly A Hand - Arctic Dawn (Arctic Slave)
Prominent, every chance 3 out, one pace
4  dist [38]
10 105 146
br g Strong Gale (IRE) - Farm Approach (Tug Of War)
Led to 2nd, behind from 13th, tailed off from 19th
5  8 [46]
9 1010 151
b g Ardross - Tremellick (Mummy's Pet)
Led 2nd to 9th, led 11th to 13th, led 14th to 16th, weakened 17th, tailed off
F   
11 1110 165
br g Kambalda - Lucifer's Daughter (Lucifer)
4th when fell 18th
F   
11 102 143
br g Strong Gale (IRE) - Mio Slipper (Sole Mio)
Always prominent, led 9th to 11th, led 13th to 14th, led 16th until fell 3 out
PU   
11 106 147
br g Pimpernel's Tune - Mariner's Dash (Master Buck)
Always behind, tailed off from 14th, pulled up before 17th
PU   
9 100 Out-of-Handicaps 43 141
ch g Celtic Cone - Je Dit (I Say)
Always behind, mistake 10th, tailed off from 14th, pulled up before 17th
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