Results
Meetings
5

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 - Draw Advantage: None

3m 2f 70y

Soft (Heavy in places)

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
1

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
2
nk

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
3

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
3
dh

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
5
hd

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
6
3

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
7
½

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
8
9

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
9

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
10
4

17. Unioniste (FR)

never better than mid-division, behind 4 out

12/1
10 12-0
133
11

20. Volnay De Thaix (FR)

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

33/1
9 12-0 p1
147
12
16

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
13
1

19. Virak (FR)

mid-division, hampered 15th, weakened 3 out

14/1
9 12-0
139
14
63

14. Shotavodka (IRE)

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

33/1
12 12-0
128
15
38

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
PU

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
PU

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
PU

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
F

12. Saddlers Encore (IRE)

mistake 3rd, behind when fell 3rd

100/1
9 12-0
116
PU

13. Shantou Magic (IRE)

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

100/1
11 12-0
116
U

18. Vincitore (FR)

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

200/1
12 12-0 t
98
PU

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
PU

23. Wonderful Charm (FR)

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

11/2
10 12-0 t p
138
PU

24. Young Hurricane (IRE)

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

50/1
12 12-0
125

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £27.76
CSF £923.27 (10, 16)
Tricast £8,320.20 (10, 16, 2), £27,406.60 (10, 16, 5)
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 £2,799.10 (10, 16)
Tote Trifecta £9,356.70 (10, 16, 2), £9,356.70 (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 (0 miles) Ms N Carberry 13/ 8 6:53.70
2015 Soft 24 On The Fringe 10 12 0 - 23-1122 33 days E Bolger (0 miles) Ms N Carberry 6/ 1 6:59.70
2014 Good 24 Tammys Hill 9 12 0 - 1-61213 20 days L Lennon (0 miles) Mr J J Smyth 15/ 2 6:50.60
2013 Soft 23 Salsify 8 12 0 - 1F-1221 34 days R Sweeney (0 miles) Mr C J Sweeney 2/ 1 7:15.30
2012 Good 22 Salsify 7 12 0 - U-112P1 33 days R Sweeney (0 miles) Mr C J Sweeney 7/ 1 6:44.40
2011 Good 24 Zemsky 8 12 0 - 211521 30 days I Ferguson (0 miles) 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

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