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3:30 Sandown 25 Apr 1998

42nd Whitbread Gold Cup Handicap Chase Class A (Grade 3)

(Class 1) (5yo+) (3m4f166yds) 3m5f Good To Soft 24 fences
1st £63,490 2nd £23,710 3rd £11,555 4th £4,925 5th £2,162.50 6th £1,057.50
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
8 1010 141 127 153
b g Callernish - Arctic Bavard (Le Bavard)
Held up, led 20th to 2 out, led last, driven out
2  5
9 104 135 118 142
ch g Good Thyne (USA) - Bring Me Sunshine (Wolverlife)
Headway 16th, led 2 out to last, unable to quicken
3  10 [15]
6 110 145 122 142
b g Useful (FR) - Toskaninie (FR) (Kashnil)
Held up, hard ridden 18th, one pace
4  [16¼]
9 100 Out-of-Handicaps 3 b 131 107 127
b g Slew O'Gold (USA) - Selket's Treasure (USA) (Gleaming I)
Headway 16th, not much room on inside and lost place 4 out, not clear run on inside approaching 3 out, rallied 2 out, one pace
5  8 [24¼]
7 100 Out-of-Handicaps 5 b 131 103 119
b g Riberetto - Divine Dibs (Raise You Ten)
Headway 17th, 4th and beaten when mistake 3 out
6  [26]
9 102 Over-Weights 1 v1 133 104 119
b g Good Thyne (USA) - Annie Buskins (Little Buskins)
Prominent, close 9th when mistake 4 out, soon weakened
7  12 [38]
8 912 132 93 106
gr g Kris - Infamy (Shirley Heights)
Some headway approaching 3 out, soon weakened
8  [39¼]
7 101 b1 132 95 105
ch m Faustus (USA) - Loveville (USA) (Assert)
Prominent, 3rd when mistake 16th, weakening when mistake 17th
9  29 [68¼]
9 103 137 80 81
b g Remainder Man - Love The Irish (Irish Love I)
Behind when pecked 15th, headway 19th, ridden 4 out, soon weakened
10  dist [98¼]
10 1011 b 142
b g Whistling Deer - Overwood Grove (Welsh Saint)
Prominent, every chance approaching 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off
BD   
9 1110 155
br g Celtic Cone - National Clover (National Trust I)
Brought down 1st
F   
9 100 131
b g Mandalus (IRE) - Kilbricken Bay (IRE) (Salluceva)
Fell 1st
PU   
12 100 Out-of-Handicaps 9 131
b g Croghan Hill - Bell Walks Fancy (Entrechat I)
Mid-division when mistake 13th, tailed off from 15th, pulled up before 3 out
PU   
10 100 Over-Weights 3 Out-of-Handicaps 21 131
b g Sportin' Life (USA) - Belle O'Reason (USA) (Hail To Reason)
Always behind, tailed off when pulled up before 15th
PU   
10 106 137
b g Celtic Cone - Cagaleena (Cagirama)
Prominent, 5th when blundered 13th, soon weakened, tailed off when pulled up before 19th
PU   
9 107 138
b g Le Moss (IRE) - Boherdeel (Boreen)
Behind from 12th, tailed off when pulled up before 18th
PU   
10 118 153
b g Over The River (FR) - Aran Tour (Arapaho)
Led to 20th, soon weakened, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (jockey reported that the gelding was not suited by the going)
PU   
7 1011 b 142
gr g Dom Pasquini (FR) - Miss Dianon (FR) (Iron Duke)
Behind from 4th, tailed off from 14th, pulled up before 19th
UR   
7 102 Over-Weights 2 Out-of-Handicaps 3 133
b g Dancing Brave (USA) - Pretoria (Habitat)
Behind to 3 out, some headway approaching 2 out, 7th and no chance when blundered and unseated rider last
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