14:50 Cheltenham 15 Mar 2018

Ryanair Chase (Grade 1) (Registered As The Festival Trophy) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner £199,325 - 6 ran

3

2m 4f 166y

Soft (Heavy in places)

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

1. Balko Des Flos (FR)

held up in touch on outside, closed 8th, went 3rd from 10th, 2nd from 12th, led 3 out, clear when not fluent last, ridden and stayed on well flat

8/1 7 11-10 166 D N RussellH de Bromhead
2
Light blue, orange star, light blue sleeves, orange stars, light blue cap, orange star (E O'Connell)

7. Un De Sceaux (FR)

raced enthusiastically, tracked leaders, challenged 5th, led next, clear 8th until 4 out, headed 3 out, no impression on winner last, kept on

8/11 Fav 10 11-10 168 P TownendW P Mullins
3 8
Emerald green and yellow (quartered), white sleeves and cap (Mr Trevor Hemmings)

2. Cloudy Dream (IRE)

held up in last, not fluent 11th, closed to chase leading pair 13th, shaken up after 3 out, no impression 2 out

10/1 8 11-10 157 B HughesRuth Jefferson
4 15
Maroon, white star & armlet, white cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

6. Sub Lieutenant (IRE)

prominent, not fluent 7th, lost 2nd 12th, outpaced next, weakened 3 out

18/1 9 11-10 t 160 S W FlanaganH de Bromhead
5 9
Royal blue, white chevron, hooped sleeves, white cap (Mr P J Vogt)

5. Frodon (FR)

held up, went 4th 11th, not fluent 13th, outpaced 4 out, weakened after 4 out

9/1 6 11-10 t 162 Sam Twiston-DaviesP F Nicholls
PU
Royal blue, pink star on body and cap, royal blue sleeves, pink stars (Mrs Jean R Bishop)

3. Cue Card

led until 6th, pushed along before 10th, soon lost place, eased and pulled up before 12th

9/2 2Fav 12 11-10 t 166 P J BrennanC L Tizzard
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Off Time: 14:50:43

Winning Time: 5m 23.30s

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2018 11:32:58

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1

held up in touch on outside, closed 8th, went 3rd from 10th, 2nd from 12th, led 3 out, clear when not fluent last, ridden and stayed on well flat

8/1 7 11-10 D N Russell 166
4/6 13 Apr 2018 Ain 20F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £140,325 (J) to Politologue (33)   2/1 2Fav 711-7 D N Russell 169
2

raced enthusiastically, tracked leaders, challenged 5th, led next, clear 8th until 4 out, headed 3 out, no impression on winner last, kept on

8/11 Fav 10 11-10 P Townend 168
Won/7 02 Apr 2018 Fai 20F Hy  Cl1 ChGd2 €47,200 (J) bt A Toi Phil (18)   5/6 Fav 1011-12 P Townend 164
Won/9 24 Apr 2018 Pun 16F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €162,250 (J) bt Douvan ()   9/2 1011-12 Mr P W Mullins 164
3 8

held up in last, not fluent 11th, closed to chase leading pair 13th, shaken up after 3 out, no impression 2 out

10/1 8 11-10 B Hughes 157
5/6 13 Apr 2018 Ain 20F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £140,325 (J) to Politologue (41)   10/1 811-7 B Hughes 157
4 15

prominent, not fluent 7th, lost 2nd 12th, outpaced next, weakened 3 out

18/1 9 11-10 t S W Flanagan 160
5/8 12 Apr 2018 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £106,647 (J) to Might Bite (14)   25/1 911-7 S W Flanagan 158
4/12 25 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €162,250 (J) to Bellshill (9)   12/1 911-10 D N Russell 156
5 9

held up, went 4th 11th, not fluent 13th, outpaced 4 out, weakened after 4 out

9/1 6 11-10 t Sam Twiston-Davies 162
13/16 18 Apr 2018 Che 21F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £34,170 (J) to Traffic Fluide (29)   7/1 C2Fav 611-10 Bryony Frost 160
PU

led until 6th, pushed along before 10th, soon lost place, eased and pulled up before 12th

9/2 2Fav 12 11-10 t P J Brennan 166
 

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Off Time: 14:50:43

Winning Time: 5m 23.30s

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2018 11:32:58

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £9.60
Tote Win £9.80 (1)
Tote Place £3.20 (1) , £1.30 (7)
Tote Swinger £5.20 (1, 2) , £1.50 (1, 7) , £1.80 (2, 7)
Tote Exacta £15.10 (1, 7)
Tote Trifecta £70.90 (1, 7, 2)
CSF £15.10 (1, 7)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2017 Good 8 Un De Sceaux 9 11 10 - 22-1611 47 days W P Mullins R Walsh 7/4 5:09.60
2016 Good 15 Vautour 7 11 10 - 1211-12 82 days W P Mullins R Walsh Evens 5:05.30
2015 Good 14 Uxizandre 7 11 10 - 21-418U 33 days A King (44 miles) A P McCoy 16/1 5:01.20
2014 Good 11 Dynaste 8 11 10 - 1121-25 77 days D Pipe (100 miles) T Scudamore 3/1 5:09.40
2013 Good to Soft 8 Cue Card 7 11 10 - 212-151 26 days C Tizzard (83 miles) J Tizzard 7/2 5:19.10
2012 Good 12 Riverside Theatre 8 11 10 - 5F121-1 26 days N Henderson (51 miles) B J Geraghty 7/2 5:09.60
2011 Good 11 Albertas Run 10 11 10 - 211-4FP 61 days Jonjo O'Neill (1 miles) A P McCoy 6/1 5:07.20
2010 Good to Soft 13 Albertas Run 9 11 10 - 3-P1362 26 days Jonjo O'Neill (1 miles) A P McCoy 14/1 5:11.50
2009 Good to Soft 10 Imperial Commander 8 11 10 - 3114-16 76 days N Twiston-Davies (1 miles) P Brennan 6/1 5:18.34
2008 Good to Soft 9 Our Vic 10 11 10 - 1223-22 47 days D Pipe (100 miles) T J Murphy 4/1 5:10.20