16:10 Cheltenham 16 Mar 2018

St. James's Place Foxhunter Challenge Cup Open Hunters' Chase (Class 2) (5YO plus)

Winner £26,982 - 24 ran

5

3m 2f 70y

Soft (Heavy in places)

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Black and white (halved), red sleeves and cap (The Stewart Family)

10. Pacha Du Polder (FR)

held up behind, headway after 3 out, chased leaders next, stayed on to lead narrowly after last, driven out, just held on

25/1 11 12-0 138 Miss H C TuckerP F Nicholls
2 nk
Black, white cross belts, diabolo on sleeves (Mr J R Weatherby)

16. Top Wood (FR)

led before 2nd, headed 6th, tracked leader, led again 13th, ridden after 2 out, headed after last, kept on and every chance flat, just held

50/1 11 12-0 t v1 124 Mr S Davies-ThomasMiss K Morgan
3
Grey and maroon diamonds, grey sleeves (Mrs Peter Andrews)

2. Barel Of Laughs (IRE)

mid-division, chased leaders before 3 out, ridden after next, stayed on to dispute 3rd flat, no impression with front pair

14/1 12 12-0 p 138 Mr Alex EdwardsPhillip Rowley
3 dh
Red, white sleeves, white cap, royal blue spots (Mrs Scilla Phillips)

5. Cousin Pete

soon mid-division, tracked leaders 11th, went 2nd 3 out, ridden after next, lost place last, kept on to dispute 3rd flat, no impression with front pair

66/1 10 12-0 t 121 Mr N PhillipsMrs Brown
5 hd
Royal blue and yellow (quartered), royal blue sleeves, yellow spots, royal blue cap (Donlon, Doyle, Macdonald & C Barber)

4. Caid Du Berlais (FR)

held up behind, headway after 4 out, chased leaders on inside 2 out, soon ridden, kept on and every chance flat, no extra and lost place inside final 100 yards

12/1 9 12-0 t 140 Mr W BiddickMrs Loxton
6 3
Dark blue, pink star, pink sleeves, dark blue stars, dark blue cap, pink star (J K Farms)

7. Grand Vision (IRE)

tracked leaders, went 2nd at 17th, lost place 3 out, soon outpaced, ridden after next, kept on same pace

14/1 12 12-0 141 Mr B O'NeillC L Tizzard
7 ½
Emerald green, red braces and diamonds on cap (Exors of the Late Mrs M E Hagan)

1. Balnaslow (IRE)

held up in rear, headway under pressure after 3 out, chased leaders on inside after next, ridden and kept on flat, not pace to reach leaders

28/1 11 12-0 135 Mr Derek O'ConnorG J McKeever
8 9
Red and black diamonds, black sleeves and cap (Tynan/maclennan/carthy/shanahan/magnie)

3. Burning Ambition (IRE)

tracked leaders, effort and went 2nd when not fluent 2 out, soon ridden, lost place last, weakened flat

4/1 Fav 7 12-0 146 Mr J J CoddPierce Power
9
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

9. On The Fringe (IRE)

in touch on inside, lost place 5 out, 9th 3 out, headway under pressure between last 2, never reached leaders, weakened final 100 yards

14/1 13 12-0 136 Ms N CarberryE Bolger
10 4
Red, brown sleeves and cap (David Maxwell Racing Limited)

17. Unioniste (FR)

never better than mid-division, behind 4 out

12/1 10 12-0 133 Mr D MaxwellP F Nicholls
11
Dark blue, emerald green hoop, quartered cap (Mrs Judy Wilson)

20. Volnay De Thaix (FR)

mid-division on inside, blundered 17th, never dangerous, weakened 3 out

33/1 9 12-0 p1 147 Mr J AndrewsStuart Morris
12 16
Maroon, white cross belts, light blue sleeves, maroon stars, maroon and light blue quartered cap (Gowing's Eleven)

15. Sir Jack Yeats (IRE)

prominent, mistake 3rd, dropped to mid-division 6th, outpaced 3 out, well beaten when blundered next

20/1 7 12-0 b 130 Mr James KingRichard Spencer
13 1
Yellow, royal blue spots (Hills Of Ledbury (aga))

19. Virak (FR)

mid-division, hampered 15th, weakened 3 out

14/1 9 12-0 139 Mr L WilliamsP F Nicholls
14 63
Emerald green and light blue stripes, diabolo on sleeves, emerald green cap, light blue diamond (Mrs Jane Gerard-pearse)

14. Shotavodka (IRE)

always towards rear, weakened 3 out, finish, tired, walked over line

33/1 12 12-0 128 Mr H F NugentMiss H Brookshaw
15 38
Red, dark green and red halved sleeves (Mr John Chatfeild-roberts)

21. Warden Hill (IRE)

tracked leaders, went 2nd 16th to next, lost place 4 out, weakened after 3 out, finish tired, walked over line

100/1 10 12-0 p 119 Mr T Chatfeild-RobertsMrs H Connors
PU
Yellow, dark blue sash, dark blue cap, yellow star (Mr Barry Connell)

6. Foxrock (IRE)

chased leaders on inside, hit 12th, soon lost place, behind from 3 out, pulled up before next

9/2 2Fav 10 12-0 t b 144 Ms K WalshA Fleming
PU
White, black chevrons, white sleeves, black stars, white cap, black star (Mrs B Queally)

8. Minella For Value (IRE)

led to before 2nd, tracked leaders, lost place 5 out, weakened 3 out, pulled up before next

25/1 12 12-0 134 Mr D L QueallyD Queally
PU
Light blue, beige sleeves (Charles Levinson & Alexia Robinson)

11. Premier Portrait (IRE)

in touch on outside, dropped to mid-division 6th, weakened 5 out, tailed off when pulled up after 3 out

100/1 11 12-0 v 123 Mr G LevinsonDr Charles Levinson
F
Emerald green, purple cross belts, purple cap (Robert & Janet Gibbs)

12. Saddlers Encore (IRE)

mistake 3rd, behind when fell 3rd

100/1 9 12-0 116 Mr Joshua NewmanMiss C Newman
PU
Black, silver braid, light blue cap (Mr Will Ramsay)

13. Shantou Magic (IRE)

prominent, lost place when blundered 15th, not recover and pulled up before next

100/1 11 12-0 116 Mr W B RamsayW B Ramsay
U
Dark green, beige chevron, white sleeves, white cap, dark green star (Ms S K Baharuddin)

18. Vincitore (FR)

slowly away, detached in rear, blundered and unseated rider 5th

200/1 12 12-0 t 98 Miss S RipponMiss S Rippon
PU
Purple, light blue star, light blue and purple striped sleeves (The Smith Swinburne Partnership)

22. Wells De Lune (FR)

in touch, led 6th, hit and headed 13th, lost place 16th, behind 5 out, tailed off when pulled up before next

50/1 7 12-0 t h 131 Mr P BryanMickey Bowen
PU
Purple, red epaulets (Rjh Geffen, Sir J Ritblat, R Waley-coh)

23. Wonderful Charm (FR)

always towards rear, struggling 15th, tailed off when pulled up before 18th

11/2 10 12-0 t p 138 Mr S Waley-CohenP F Nicholls
PU
Dark blue and light blue (quartered), light blue sleeves, dark blue cap, light blue spots (Mr C Helfferich)

24. Young Hurricane (IRE)

held up behind, struggling 15th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out

50/1 12 12-0 125 Mr J DawsonGuy Brewer
Share Result

Off Time: 16:13:03

Winning Time: 7m 17.20s

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2018 11:32:55

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

held up behind, headway after 3 out, chased leaders next, stayed on to lead narrowly after last, driven out, just held on

25/1 11 12-0 Miss H C Tucker 138
2 nk

led before 2nd, headed 6th, tracked leader, led again 13th, ridden after 2 out, headed after last, kept on and every chance flat, just held

50/1 11 12-0 t v1 Mr S Davies-Thomas 124
PU/13 27 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Sft  Ch €18,450 (J) to Caid Du Berlais  5/1 1112-0 Ms G Andrews 137
3

mid-division, chased leaders before 3 out, ridden after next, stayed on to dispute 3rd flat, no impression with front pair

14/1 12 12-0 p Mr Alex Edwards 138
Won/11 04 May 2018 Che 26½F Gd  Cl2 Ch £14,990 (J) bt Asockastar (7)   1/2 Fav 1212-4 Mr Alex Edwards 136
3 dh

soon mid-division, tracked leaders 11th, went 2nd 3 out, ridden after next, lost place last, kept on to dispute 3rd flat, no impression with front pair

66/1 10 12-0 t Mr N Phillips 121
5 hd

held up behind, headway after 4 out, chased leaders on inside 2 out, soon ridden, kept on and every chance flat, no extra and lost place inside final 100 yards

12/1 9 12-0 t Mr W Biddick 140
Won/13 27 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Sft  Ch €18,450 (J) bt Timewaitsfornoone (21)   9/2 912-0 Mr W Biddick 134
6 3

tracked leaders, went 2nd at 17th, lost place 3 out, soon outpaced, ridden after next, kept on same pace

14/1 12 12-0 Mr B O'Neill 141
F/21 12 Apr 2018 Ain 21F Sft  Cl2 Ch £26,685 (J) to Balnaslow  7/2 Fav 1212-0 Mr J J Codd 141
7 ½

held up in rear, headway under pressure after 3 out, chased leaders on inside after next, ridden and kept on flat, not pace to reach leaders

28/1 11 12-0 Mr Derek O'Connor 135
Won/21 12 Apr 2018 Ain 21F Sft  Cl2 Ch £26,685 (J) bt Bear's Affair ()   11/2 2Fav 1112-0 Mr Derek O'Connor 135
PU/13 27 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Sft  Ch €18,450 (J) to Caid Du Berlais  7/2 2Fav 1112-0 Mr P W Mullins 135
4/11 08 Jun 2018 Str 27½F Gd  Cl2 Ch £14,990 (J) to Chosen Dream (25)   7/4 Fav 1112-0 Mr Derek O'Connor 135
8 9

tracked leaders, effort and went 2nd when not fluent 2 out, soon ridden, lost place last, weakened flat

4/1 Fav 7 12-0 Mr J J Codd 146
9

in touch on inside, lost place 5 out, 9th 3 out, headway under pressure between last 2, never reached leaders, weakened final 100 yards

14/1 13 12-0 Ms N Carberry 136
5/21 12 Apr 2018 Ain 21F Sft  Cl2 Ch £26,685 (J) to Balnaslow (11¼)   8/1 1312-0 Ms N Carberry 136
3/13 27 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Sft  Ch €18,450 (J) to Caid Du Berlais (21)   10/1 1312-0 Ms N Carberry 136
2/9 14 May 2018 Kil 22½F Gd  Ch €6,468 (J) to Minella For Value (15)   3/1 1312-3 Mr P W Mullins 136
Won/10 04 Jun 2018 Lst 24F Gd  Ch €6,160 (J) bt Vinnie Luck (6)   4/1 2Fav 1312-3 Miss A B O'Connor 136
10 4

never better than mid-division, behind 4 out

12/1 10 12-0 Mr D Maxwell 133
Won/5 28 Mar 2018 Wcn 25F Hy  Cl6 Ch £1,872 (J) to Unioniste  4/7 Fav 1012-6 Mr D Maxwell 133
7/21 12 Apr 2018 Ain 21F Sft  Cl2 Ch £26,685 (J) to Balnaslow (18¾)   8/1 1012-0 Mr D Maxwell 133
2/4 15 May 2018 Wcn 25F Gd  Cl6 Ch £1,872 (J) to Woodfleet (13)   1/3 Fav 1012-4 Mr D Maxwell 131
11

mid-division on inside, blundered 17th, never dangerous, weakened 3 out

33/1 9 12-0 p1 Mr J Andrews 147
12 16

prominent, mistake 3rd, dropped to mid-division 6th, outpaced 3 out, well beaten when blundered next

20/1 7 12-0 b Mr James King 130
9/21 12 Apr 2018 Ain 21F Sft  Cl2 Ch £26,685 (J) to Balnaslow (32)   16/1 712-0 Mr James King 127
13 1

mid-division, hampered 15th, weakened 3 out

14/1 9 12-0 Mr L Williams 139
3/5 23 Apr 2018 New 26F Sft  Cl6 Ch £1,317 (J) to Strumble Head (18¼)   2/5 Fav 912-6 Mr L Williams 131
14 63

always towards rear, weakened 3 out, finish, tired, walked over line

33/1 12 12-0 Mr H F Nugent 128
2/9 20 Apr 2018 Sth 20½F Gd  Cl6 Ch £1,248 (J) to Galway Jack (¾)   11/4 1212-2 Mr H F Nugent 128
5/19 04 May 2018 Che 21F Gd  Cl5 Ch £2,998 (J) to Mr Mercurial (11)   9/2 1211-13 Mr H F Nugent 126
15 38

tracked leaders, went 2nd 16th to next, lost place 4 out, weakened after 3 out, finish tired, walked over line

100/1 10 12-0 p Mr T Chatfeild-Roberts 119
U/21 12 Apr 2018 Ain 21F Sft  Cl2 Ch £26,685 (J) to Balnaslow  50/1 1012-0 Mr T Chatfeild-Roberts 119
PU

chased leaders on inside, hit 12th, soon lost place, behind from 3 out, pulled up before next

9/2 2Fav 10 12-0 t b Ms K Walsh 144
PU/9 14 May 2018 Kil 22½F Gd  Ch €6,468 (J) to Minella For Value  9/4 Fav 1012-3 Mr M J O'Hare 144
PU

led to before 2nd, tracked leaders, lost place 5 out, weakened 3 out, pulled up before next

25/1 12 12-0 Mr D L Queally 134
Won/9 14 May 2018 Kil 22½F Gd  Ch €6,468 (J) bt On The Fringe (15)   5/2 2Fav 1211-7 Mr D L Queally 134
PU/10 04 Jun 2018 Lst 24F Gd  Ch €6,160 (J) to On The Fringe  4/5 Fav 1211-11 Mr D L Queally 134
PU

in touch on outside, dropped to mid-division 6th, weakened 5 out, tailed off when pulled up after 3 out

100/1 11 12-0 v Mr G Levinson 123
F

mistake 3rd, behind when fell 3rd

100/1 9 12-0 Mr Joshua Newman 116
PU

prominent, lost place when blundered 15th, not recover and pulled up before next

100/1 11 12-0 Mr W B Ramsay 116
2/4 23 Apr 2018 Hex 24F Sft  Cl6 Ch £2,184 (J) to Mendip Express (64)   13/8 2Fav 1112-0 Mr W B Ramsay 111
5/9 27 May 2018 Kel 26F Gd  Cl4 Ch £4,367 (J) to Kilbree Kid (30)   16/1 1111-12 Mr W B Ramsay 111
U

slowly away, detached in rear, blundered and unseated rider 5th

200/1 12 12-0 t Miss S Rippon 98
U/8 23 Mar 2018 Nbu 23½F Sft  Cl6 Ch £2,184 (J) to Vivaldi Collonges  33/1 1211-12 Miss S Rippon 98
7/14 04 May 2018 Che 32½F Gd  Cl4 Ch £3,897 (J) to Excitable Island (82)   66/1 1211-10 Miss S Rippon 98
PU

in touch, led 6th, hit and headed 13th, lost place 16th, behind 5 out, tailed off when pulled up before next

50/1 7 12-0 t h Mr P Bryan 131
U/21 12 Apr 2018 Ain 21F Sft  Cl2 Ch £26,685 (J) to Balnaslow  16/1 712-0 Mr P Bryan 131
PU/8 17 May 2018 Fon 17½F Gd  Cl6 Ch £1,248 (J) to Numbercruncher  8/11 Fav 712-4 Mr P Bryan 131
2/5 31 May 2018 Ffl 16F Gd  Cl5 SellHdl £3,119 (J) to Old Salt (nk)   1/2 Fav 710-12 Sean Bowen 124
4/12 19 Jun 2018 Str 16½F GF  Cl3 HcpHdl £8,837 (J) to Romanor ()   13/2 711-6 Sean Bowen 117
PU

always towards rear, struggling 15th, tailed off when pulled up before 18th

11/2 10 12-0 t p Mr S Waley-Cohen 138
11/21 12 Apr 2018 Ain 21F Sft  Cl2 Ch £26,685 (J) to Balnaslow (53)   8/1 1012-0 Mr S Waley-Cohen 132
Won/6 17 May 2018 Fon 27½F Gd  Cl6 Ch £1,872 (J) bt Al Co ()   Evens Fav 1012-2 Mr W Biddick 129
3/11 08 Jun 2018 Str 27½F Gd  Cl2 Ch £14,990 (J) to Chosen Dream (9)   5/2 2Fav 1012-0 Mr S Waley-Cohen 129
PU

held up behind, struggling 15th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out

50/1 12 12-0 Mr J Dawson 125
PU/11 08 Jun 2018 Str 27½F Gd  Cl2 Ch £14,990 (J) to Chosen Dream  9/1 1212-0 Mr J Dawson 125
Share Result

Off Time: 16:13:03

Winning Time: 7m 17.20s

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2018 11:32:55

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £27.76
Tote Win £27.00 (10)
Tote Place £6.40 (10) , £20.50 (16) , £2.70 (2) , £5.30 (5)
Tote Swinger £30.10 (2, 10) , £207.10 (2, 16) , £79.80 (5, 10) , £316.90 (5, 16) , £633.90 (10, 16)
Tote Exacta £2799.10 (10, 16)
Tote Trifecta £9356.70 (10, 16, 2) , £9356.70 (10, 16, 5)
CSF £923.27 (10, 16)
Tricast £8320.20 (10, 16, 2) , £27406.60 (10, 16, 5)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2017 Good 23 Pacha Du Polder 10 12 0 - 56-3341 35 days P Nicholls (69 miles) Bryony Frost 16/1 6:42.90
2016 Good 24 On The Fringe 11 12 0 - 2211-17 41 days E Bolger Ms N Carberry 13/8 6:53.70
2015 Soft 24 On The Fringe 10 12 0 - 23-1122 33 days E Bolger Ms N Carberry 6/1 6:59.70
2014 Good 24 Tammys Hill 9 12 0 - 1-61213 20 days L Lennon Mr J J Smyth 15/2 6:50.60
2013 Soft 23 Salsify 8 12 0 - 1F-1221 34 days R Sweeney Mr C J Sweeney 2/1 7:15.30
2012 Good 22 Salsify 7 12 0 - U-112P1 33 days R Sweeney Mr C J Sweeney 7/1 6:44.40
2011 Good 24 Zemsky 8 12 0 - 211521 30 days I Ferguson Mr D O'Connor 33/1 6:37.10
2010 Good to Soft 24 Baby Run 10 12 0 - 132-121 21 days N Twiston-Davies (1 miles) S Twiston-Davies 9/2 6:56.00
2009 Good to Soft 24 Cappa Bleu 7 12 0 - F21-111 26 days Mrs S Crow (77 miles) Mr R Burton 11/2 6:54.30
2008 Good to Soft 23 Amicelli 9 12 0 - 00-P211 27 days Mrs C Coward (198 miles) Mr O Greenall 33/1 7:01.20