Results
Meetings
2

14:10 Cheltenham 14 Mar 2017

Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase

Grade 1 | Class 1 | 5YO plus

Winner £99,662 - 9 ran

1m 7f 199y

Good to Soft

Draw Advantage: None

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1
1/4 Fav
7 11-4
170

tracked leaders, went 2nd approaching 5th, pushed along to press leader when left in lead 2 out, driven to assert after last, stayed on well to draw clear final 100 yards

2
6
12/1
7 11-4
147

held up towards rear, closed on inside 4 out, traveling well 3 out, left close 2nd 2 out, stayed on flat but not pace of winner final 100 yards

3
9
25/1
7 11-4
142

tracked leader until after 4th, stayed well in touch, pushed along after 3 out, left close 3rd 2 out, edged right and unable to go with front pair after last, kept on same pace

4
7
6/1 2Fav
9 11-4 h
 - 

mid-division, closed 6th, lost place after 3 out, no impression in 4th when swerved to avoid faller 2 out, well held after

5
1
12/1
6 11-4
149

held up in rear, not fluent 6th, still rear but just about in touch when blundered badly 3 out, soon outpaced and left behind, modest 6th when swerved to avoid faller 2 out, plugged on to close on 4th flat, no impression

6
4
20/1
9 11-4 t
148

chased leaders on outside, hit 3rd, lost place 7th, mistake 3 out, soon beaten, well held in 5th when swerved to avoid faller 2 out, weakened

7
20
25/1
9 11-4
147

held up towards rear, not fluent and pushed along in last 8th, slow next, still rear but just about in touch 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off

F
9/1
6 11-4 t
147

led, pushed along and still narrow advantage when fell 2 out

PU
66/1
7 11-4
140

in touch in mid-division on outside, not fluent 2nd and soon pulled up

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £1.26
CSF £6.63 (2, 4)
Tricast £58.26 (2, 4, 6)
Tote Win £1.20 (2)
Tote Place £1.02 (2), £2.80 (4), £5.70 (6)
Tote Swinger £1.90 (2, 4), £6.00 (2, 6), £11.90 (4, 6)
Tote Exacta £6.80 (2, 4)
Tote Trifecta £62.10 (2, 4, 6)

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