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3:30 Sandown 28 Apr 2001

45th Whitbread Gold Cup Chase Showcase Handicap Class A Grade 3

(Class 1) (5yo+) (3m4f166yds) 3m5f Soft 24 fences
1st £72,500 2nd £27,500 3rd £13,750 4th £6,250 5th £3,125 6th £1,875
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 104 134 165 158
b g Strong Gale (IRE) - Knockarctic (Quayside I)
Held up mid-division, progress from 14th, tracked leading pair after 4 out, led on bit after 2 out, soon clear, easily (op 12-1 tchd 16-1 in places)
2  19
7 107 137 154 146
gr g Supreme Leader - Maryville Bick (Malacate)
Started slowly and reminders, rear until good progress from halfway, chased leader 19th, led 3 out, hard ridden and headed after 2 out, finished tired (op 13-2 tchd 7-1, 8-1 in places)
3  15 [34]
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 17 130 137 117
ch g Ardross - Grange Hill Girl (Workboy I)
Always prominent, outpaced by leading trio from 4 out, stayed on from last to take 3rd near finish (op 66-1)
4  nk [34¼]
10 106 b 136 143 123
b g Iveday (FR) - Abeille Royale (USA) (Turn To Mars)
Mid-division, reminders 11th, driven from 15th, outpaced under pressure 4 out, stayed on from 2 out (op 25-1 tchd 33-1 in places)
5  1 [35¼]
8 1110 154 160 142
b g Zaffaran (USA) - Sand Martin (Menelek)
Soon prominent, tracked leader 4th, led 13th, mistake 19th, headed 3 out, weakened next, still clear 3rd last, lost 2 places near finish (op 5-1)
6  2 [37¼]
12 100 130 134 114
ch g Orchestra - Little Snob (Aristocracy)
Prominent, chased leader 14th to 19th, soon hard ridden, outpaced after 4 out, one pace from next (op 33-1)
7  [38¾]
11 99 Out-of-Handicaps 15 130 133 114
b g Mister Lord (USA) - Lady Can (Cantab)
Mistakes, towards rear, ridden and progress 14th, chased leaders 16th, driven and outpaced 4 out, 4th and no chance when blundered 3 out, faded
8  11 [49¾]
10 911 Out-of-Handicaps 9 130 125 101
bb g Buckley - Miss Redlands (Dubassoff)
Always rear, pushed along 14th, lost touch leaders from 17th, well behind after 4 out (tchd 66-1 in a place)
9  1 [50¾]
6 103 133 127 103
b g Bayolidaan (FR) - Irlandaise (FR) (Garde Royale)
Mid-division, progress to track leaders when mistake 17th, ridden and outpaced from 4 out, faded (op 8-1 tchd 10-1 in places)
10  5 [55¾]
11 1010 140 130 105
b g Dubassoff (USA) - Cape Thriller (Thriller)
Tracked leaders, going strongly 15th, ridden and weakened after 4 out (tchd 40-1 in places)
11  19 [74¾]
8 107 b 137 113 83
b g Zaffaran (USA) - Keeping Company (IRE) (Kings Company)
Well in rear, hampered 13th, well behind from 15th (op 16-1)
12  5 [79¾]
9 103 133 105 74
b g Waajib (IRE) - Connaught Lace (Connaught)
Mistakes 4th and 6th, in touch to 14th, soon ridden and beaten, well behind 4 out (tchd 33-1 in places)
13  [82¼]
8 1012 142 113 81
gr g Roselier (FR) - Gaye Le Moss (Le Moss)
Jumped badly, always well in rear, driven and no progress 11th, well behind from 17th (op 7-1 tchd 9-1 in places)
14  4 [86¼]
9 911 Out-of-Handicaps 5 130 98 65
b g Henbit (USA) - Littoral (Crash Course)
Towards rear, ridden and effort 14th, weakened from next, well behind 4 out (trainer said gelding ran without the declared tongue strap and that this adversely affected its performance) (op 20-1)
F   
13 100 Out-of-Handicaps 31 130
b g King's Ride (IRE) - Another Cherry (Le Bavard)
With leaders to 6th, in rear when fell 13th (op 200-1 tchd 300-1 in places)
F   
10 107 140
ch g Riberetto - Shuil Le Dia (Kabale)
Led to 2nd, stayed prominent until lost place before 14th, towards rear when fell heavily 17th (tchd 14-1)
PU   
13 1010 140
br g Callernish - Ballaroe Bar (Bargello)
Midfield, mistake 13th, well in rear when hampered 17th, pulled up before next (op 33-1 tchd 50-1 in places)
PU   
9 111 145
b g Top Ville (IRE) - Woolpack (Golden Fleece)
Mistake 6th, midfield, weakened and dropped rear 15th, tailed off when pulled up before 19th (op 12-1)
PU   
10 104 Over-Weights 11 Out-of-Handicaps 5 141
b g Moscow Society (USA) - Derry Girl (Rarity)
Well in rear, progress on outer from 14th, no headway from 16th, weakening when mistake 19th, pulled up before next (op 16-1)
PU   
10 105 135
b g Town And Country - Notinhand (Nearly A Hand)
Midfield, hampered 13th, well behind from 15th, pulled up before 19th
PU   
10 104 b 134
b g Shafoun (FR) - Union Jack III (FR) (Mister Jack)
Tracked leading group, weakening when mistake 20th, pulled up before 3 out (tchd 40-1 in places)
PU   
8 100 Out-of-Handicaps 34 130
b g Buckskin (FR) - Laiton Peni (Laurence O)
Led 2nd to 13th, weakened 15th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out (op 200-1 tchd 300-1 in places)
PU   
7 102 Over-Weights 5 Out-of-Handicaps 5 135
b g Exattic (USA) - Lerwick (NZ) (Thoreau)
Always well in rear, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out
REF   
9 1010 140
b g Arctic Lord (IRE) - Mayotte (Little Buskins)
Tracked leaders until weakened from 16th, well behind when refused and unseated rider 2 out (op 9-1)
UR   
11 103 133
ch g Avocat - Highway's Last (Royal Highway)
Prominent, losing place when blundered and unseated rider 17th (tchd 66-1 in places)
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