15:30 Cheltenham 16 Mar 2018

Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner £369,822 - 15 ran

4

3m 2f 70y

Soft (Heavy in places)

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Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Red and purple (quartered), yellow sleeves, red cap (Brocade Racing)

11. Native River (IRE)

led but pressed by runner-up throughout, ridden after 3 out, headed narrowly 2 out, led again last, went 2 lengths clear 100 yards out, stayed on well, drawing further away when edged right towards finish

5/1 8 11-10 p 166 R JohnsonC L Tizzard
2
Light blue and yellow check, orange and black hooped sleeves and cap (The Knot Again Partnership)

9. Might Bite (IRE)

pressed winner throughout, took narrow lead traveling better than rival 2 out, shaken up and headed last, ridden and edged right about 150 yards out, soon 2 lengths down and held, no extra close home

4/1 Fav 9 11-10 169 Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
3 4
Emerald green, yellow hoops, royal blue cap (Mr John P McManus)

2. Anibale Fly (FR)

mid-division, headway 18th, disputing 5th 4 out, effort to press for 3rd when not fluent 3 out, no impression on front pair 2 out, went 10 lengths 3rd last, stayed on to close final 100 yards but no impression

33/1 8 11-10 t 159 B J GeraghtyA J Martin
4 4
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

14. Road To Respect (IRE)

mid-division on inside, headway 17th, 3rd 4 out, not fluent 3 out, beaten when not fluent 2 out, lost 3rd last, stayed on same pace

9/1 7 11-10 h 167 S W FlanaganN Meade
5 8
Pink, light green spots, pink sleeves and cap (Mrs S Ricci)

5. Djakadam (FR)

tracked leaders, mistake 13th, hit 18th, 4th 4 out, mistake and pressed for 3rd 3 out, 5th and beaten when mistake 2 out, weakened

25/1 9 11-10 165 Mr P W MullinsW P Mullins
6 18
Light green, dark green chevrons, red sleeves, white and red striped cap (Phil & Julie Martin)

4. Definitly Red (IRE)

tracked leaders, pushed along after 14th, struggling to hold place after, well behind 18th, plugged on past some beaten horses from 3 out but no chance

8/1 9 11-10 167 Danny CookB Ellison
7
Orange, black star and star on cap (Mrs Jane Williams & Mr Len Jakeman)

17. Tea For Two

held up in rear, hit 1st, hampered next, disputing 9th 4 out, no impression, well beaten from 3 out

50/1 9 11-10 164 Lizzie KellyNick Williams
8 7
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

7. Edwulf

held up in rear, disputing 9th 4 out, slightly hampered and well beaten 3 out

20/1 9 11-10 t 164 Mr Derek O'ConnorJoseph P O'Brien
9 18
Light green, white stars, royal blue sleeves, light green stars, light green cap, royal blue star (The Jago Family Partnership)

1. American (FR)

chased leaders on outside, not fluent 3rd, mistake 5th, disputing 5th 4 out, weakened next

25/1 8 11-10 157 N D FehilyHarry Fry
F
Light blue, orange star, light blue sleeves, orange stars, light blue cap, orange star (E O'Connell)

3. Bachasson (FR)

held up, fell 2nd

33/1 7 11-10 159 D E MullinsW P Mullins
PU
Royal blue and white stripes, white sleeves (Rose Boyd/b Anderson/mrs M Armstrong)

8. Killultagh Vic (IRE)

mistakes in rear, well beaten from 18th, pulled up before last

8/1 9 11-10 153 P TownendW P Mullins
PU
White, emerald green star, striped sleeves and stars on cap (Cooper Family Syndicate)

12. Our Duke (IRE)

tracked leaders, hit 13th, struggling to hold place from 15th, towards rear when hit 18th, pulled up before 4 out

9/2 2Fav 8 11-10 166 R M PowerMrs J Harrington
PU
Maroon, white star & armlet, white cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

13. Outlander (IRE)

held up in mid-division, 8th 4 out, no impression after, well beaten 3 out, pulled up before last

20/1 10 11-10 p 163 J W KennedyG Elliott
PU
Black and white (halved), red sleeves and cap (The Stewart Family)

15. Saphir Du Rheu (FR)

in touch on outside, lost place before 6th, driven and struggling towards rear 17th, pulled up before 4 out

66/1 9 11-10 t 158 Sam Twiston-DaviesP F Nicholls
F
Red, white chevron, white chevrons on sleeves, quartered cap (Slaneyville Syndicate)

18. Total Recall (IRE)

held up towards rear, took keen hold, headway 18th, not fluent 4 out, soon pushed along, travelling better and 6 lengths 6th when fell 3 out

14/1 9 11-10 156 D J MullinsW P Mullins
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Off Time: 15:30:14

Winning Time: 7m 2.90s

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2018 10:00:11

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

led but pressed by runner-up throughout, ridden after 3 out, headed narrowly 2 out, led again last, went 2 lengths clear 100 yards out, stayed on well, drawing further away when edged right towards finish

5/1 8 11-10 p R Johnson 166
2

pressed winner throughout, took narrow lead traveling better than rival 2 out, shaken up and headed last, ridden and edged right about 150 yards out, soon 2 lengths down and held, no extra close home

4/1 Fav 9 11-10 Nico de Boinville 169
Won/8 12 Apr 2018 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £106,647 (J) bt Bristol De Mai (7)   4/5 Fav 911-7 Nico de Boinville 172
3 4

mid-division, headway 18th, disputing 5th 4 out, effort to press for 3rd when not fluent 3 out, no impression on front pair 2 out, went 10 lengths 3rd last, stayed on to close final 100 yards but no impression

33/1 8 11-10 t B J Geraghty 159
4/38 14 Apr 2018 Ain 34½F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £500,000 (J) to Tiger Roll (11½)   10/1 J2Fav 811-8 B J Geraghty 159
4 4

mid-division on inside, headway 17th, 3rd 4 out, not fluent 3 out, beaten when not fluent 2 out, lost 3rd last, stayed on same pace

9/1 7 11-10 h S W Flanagan 167
3/12 25 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €162,250 (J) to Bellshill ()   7/2 Fav 711-10 S W Flanagan 166
5 8

tracked leaders, mistake 13th, hit 18th, 4th 4 out, mistake and pressed for 3rd 3 out, 5th and beaten when mistake 2 out, weakened

25/1 9 11-10 Mr P W Mullins 165
2/12 25 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €162,250 (J) to Bellshill (¾)   5/1 911-10 Mr P W Mullins 161
8/14 20 May 2018 Aut 30F   Cl1 ChGd1 €516,600 (J) to On The Go (163) 910-10 D J Mullins 161
6 18

tracked leaders, pushed along after 14th, struggling to hold place after, well behind 18th, plugged on past some beaten horses from 3 out but no chance

8/1 9 11-10 Danny Cook 167
U/8 12 Apr 2018 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £106,647 (J) to Might Bite  8/1 911-7 Danny Cook 165
7

held up in rear, hit 1st, hampered next, disputing 9th 4 out, no impression, well beaten from 3 out

50/1 9 11-10 Lizzie Kelly 164
6/8 12 Apr 2018 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £106,647 (J) to Might Bite (37)   12/1 911-7 Lizzie Kelly 164
PU/13 20 May 2018 Aut 25½F   Cl1 HdlGd1 €220,500 (J) to De Bon Coeur 910-10 L Kelly 140
8 7
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

7. Edwulf

held up in rear, disputing 9th 4 out, slightly hampered and well beaten 3 out

20/1 9 11-10 t Mr Derek O'Connor 164
7/12 25 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €162,250 (J) to Bellshill (17)   8/1 911-10 Mr D O'Connor 163
9 18

chased leaders on outside, not fluent 3rd, mistake 5th, disputing 5th 4 out, weakened next

25/1 8 11-10 N D Fehily 157
F

held up, fell 2nd

33/1 7 11-10 D E Mullins 159
PU

mistakes in rear, well beaten from 18th, pulled up before last

8/1 9 11-10 P Townend 153
5/12 25 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €162,250 (J) to Bellshill (11)   11/2 911-10 P Townend 162
PU/13 20 May 2018 Aut 25½F   Cl1 HdlGd1 €220,500 (J) to De Bon Coeur 910-10 D J Mullins 150
PU

tracked leaders, hit 13th, struggling to hold place from 15th, towards rear when hit 18th, pulled up before 4 out

9/2 2Fav 8 11-10 R M Power 166
PU

held up in mid-division, 8th 4 out, no impression after, well beaten 3 out, pulled up before last

20/1 10 11-10 p J W Kennedy 163
PU/30 02 Apr 2018 Fai 29F Hy  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to General Principle  33/1 1011-10 Mr R James 163
8/12 25 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €162,250 (J) to Bellshill (41)   18/1 1011-10 J W Kennedy 162
PU

in touch on outside, lost place before 6th, driven and struggling towards rear 17th, pulled up before 4 out

66/1 9 11-10 t Sam Twiston-Davies 158
F

held up towards rear, took keen hold, headway 18th, not fluent 4 out, soon pushed along, travelling better and 6 lengths 6th when fell 3 out

14/1 9 11-10 D J Mullins 156
PU/38 14 Apr 2018 Ain 34½F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £500,000 (J) to Tiger Roll  7/1 Fav 911-5 P Townend 156
PU/12 25 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €162,250 (J) to Bellshill  10/1 911-10 N D Fehily 156
 

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Off Time: 15:30:14

Winning Time: 7m 2.90s

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2018 10:00:11

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £6.80
Tote Win £5.30 (11)
Tote Place £1.90 (11) , £2.50 (9) , £9.10 (2)
Tote Swinger £25.40 (2, 9) , £34.90 (2, 11) , £4.50 (9, 11)
Tote Exacta £22.90 (11, 9)
Tote Trifecta £1519.00 (11, 9, 2)
CSF £23.21 (11, 9)
Tricast £609.33 (11, 9, 2)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2017 Good 13 Sizing John 7 11 10 - 23-3211 33 days Mrs J Harrington R M Power 7/1 6:36.30
2016 Good 9 Don Cossack 9 11 10 - 1-111F1 64 days G Elliott B J Cooper 9/4 6:34.80
2015 Soft 16 Coneygree 8 11 10 - 113-111 34 days M Bradstock (45 miles) N De Boinville 7/1 6:42.70
2014 Good 13 Lord Windermere 8 11 10 - 231-876 33 days J H Culloty D N Russell 20/1 6:44.50
2013 Soft 9 Bobs Worth 8 11 10 - 11321-1 104 days N Henderson (51 miles) B J Geraghty 11/4 7:04.90
2012 Good 14 Synchronised 9 11 10 - 13-P731 79 days Jonjo O'Neill (1 miles) A P McCoy 8/1 6:36.20
2011 Good 13 Long Run 6 11 10 - 1113-31 62 days N Henderson (51 miles) Mr S Waley-Cohen 7/2 6:29.50
2010 Good 11 Imperial Commander 9 11 10 - 161-P25 83 days N Twiston-Davies (1 miles) P Brennan 7/1 6:43.80
2009 Good to Soft 16 Kauto Star 9 11 10 - 122-1U1 77 days P Nicholls (69 miles) R Walsh 7/4 6:44.95
2008 Good to Soft 12 Denman 8 11 10 - 111-111 34 days P Nicholls (69 miles) S Thomas 9/4 6:47.84