Results
Meetings
2

14:10 Cheltenham 12 Mar 2019

Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner £102,772 - 12 ran - Draw Advantage: None

1m 7f 199y

Soft

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

3. Duc Des Genievres (FR)

held up in mid-division, headway 6th, went 2nd 9th, led 3 out, clear next, stayed on strongly, easily

5/1
6 11-4
151
2
13

12. Us And Them (IRE)

held up in rear, pecked 1st, not fluent 4 out, ridden in modest 7th before 3 out, headway 2 out, went 2nd final 150 yards, no chance with winner

14/1
6 11-4 t
152
3

1. Articulum (IRE)

in touch behind leaders, slightly hampered 6th, mistake next (water), outpaced after jumping right 4 out, went 3rd on home turn after 3 out, jumped right 2 out, stayed on same pace

25/1
9 11-4 t
145
4

2. Clondaw Castle (IRE)

tracked leader until before 3rd, stayed prominent, left 2nd 6th until 9th, challenging 3 out, no impression on winner next, edged right after last, lost 2nd 150 yards, no extra

33/1
7 11-4
144
5
5

7. Knocknanuss (IRE)

held up towards rear on outside, jumped right and not fluent 1st, headway to chase leader before 3rd, challenging 5th, left in lead next, headed 3 out, well beaten 4th 2 out, weakened after

33/1
9 11-4
148
6

10. Paloma Blue (IRE)

not always fluent, tracked leaders and raced keenly early stages, mistake 6th, slightly hampered 4 out, outpaced after, weakened 2 out

10/1
7 11-4
147
7
11

5. Hardline (IRE)

held up towards rear, some headway 8th, shaken up before 3 out, no impression and soon well beaten

10/3 Fav
7 11-4 h
153
8
6

11. Slate House (IRE)

in touch until before 3rd, hampered 6th, well behind from 9th

66/1
7 11-4 t
137 WS2
U

4. Glen Forsa (IRE)

held up in rear, mistake and unseated rider 4th

9/2 2Fav
7 11-4
150
U

6. Kalashnikov (IRE)

tracked leaders on inside, hampered and unseated rider 6th

6/1
6 11-4
148
PU

8. Lalor (GER)

rear group, last and struggling 5th, well behind 9th, pulled up before 4 out

13/2
7 11-4
151
F

9. Ornua (IRE)

led, joined when fell 6th

14/1
8 11-4
151

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £7.00
CSF £67.92 (3, 12)
Tricast £1,606.79 (3, 12, 1)
Tote Win £5.70 (3)
Tote Place £2.10 (3), £3.10 (12), £8.30 (1)
Tote Swinger £24.60 (1, 3), £65.40 (1, 12), £11.80 (3, 12)
Tote Exacta £70.70 (3, 12)
Tote Trifecta £1,322.10 (3, 12, 1)
Previous winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2018 Heavy 5 Footpad 6 11 4 - 243-111 38 days W P Mullins (0 miles) R Walsh 5/ 6 4:02.40
2017 Good to Soft 9 Altior 7 11 4 - 11-1111 31 days N Henderson (51 miles) N De Boinville 1/ 4 3:55.60
2016 Good to Soft 7 Douvan 6 11 4 - 11-1111 51 days W P Mullins (0 miles) R Walsh 1/ 4 3:48.70
2015 Good to Soft 11 Un De Sceaux 7 11 4 - 111-F11 44 days W P Mullins (0 miles) R Walsh 4/ 6 3:51.40
2014 Good to Soft 9 Western Warhorse 6 11 4 - 1F1-261 62 days D Pipe (100 miles) T Scudamore 33/ 1 3:47.40
2013 Soft 7 Simonsig 7 11 7 - 2111-11 75 days N Henderson (51 miles) B J Geraghty 8/ 15 4:01.06
2012 Good 6 Sprinter Sacre 6 11 7 - 113-111 25 days N Henderson (51 miles) B J Geraghty 8/ 11 3:51.10
2011 Good 10 Captain Chris 7 11 7 - 1-22221 17 days P Hobbs (90 miles) R Johnson 6/ 1 3:51.70
2010 Good to Soft 12 Sizing Europe 8 11 7 - 5-41111 80 days H De Bromhead (0 miles) A Lynch 6/ 1 3:52.20
2009 Good to Soft 17 Forpadydeplasterer 7 11 7 - 14-1222 23 days T Cooper (0 miles) B J Geraghty 8/ 1 4:00.90

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