Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (grade 1) 2m 110y

  • (4yo+, 2m 110y, Class 1, 15 runners)
  • Winner £205,272
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 8.10s
  • Off time: 15:18:03

Full Result

15:15 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 10 Katchit (IRE) A King 5 11-10 R Thornton 10/1
SP 10/1 In touch, went 2nd 5th, led 2 out, soon ridden, battled on gamely, edged left final 50 yards, driven out £20000-£2000
2nd 1 12 Osana (FR) D Pipe 6 11-10 T Scudamore 9/2
SP 9/2 Led, ridden approaching 3 out, narrowly headed 2 out, rallied gamely, every chance last, kept on opened 5/1 £30000-£5000 £27500-£5000 £11000-£2000 £5500-£1000 £25000-£5000 £5000-£1000(x2)
3rd 5 13 Punjabi N J Henderson 5 11-10 B J Geraghty 25/1
SP 25/1 Mid-division, headway 3 out, soon ridden, stayed on approaching last, went 3rd near finish £10000-£300
4th 1 17 Sublimity (FR) J G Carr 8 11-10 t P A Carberry 7/1
SP 7/1 Mid-division, not fluent 4th, headway and hit 3 out, every chance approaching last, soon ridden, not quicken, lost 3rd near finish £35000-£5000 £30000-£5000
5th 8 16 Straw Bear (USA) N J Gifford 7 11-10 A P McCoy 20/1
SP 20/1 Held up towards rear, headway 3 out, soon ridden, no further impression £100000-£5000 £10000-£500 £6000-£300
6th 4 Catch Me (GER) E J O'Grady 6 11-10 R Walsh 10/1
SP 10/1 Chased leaders, not fluent 3rd, ridden when hit 3 out, soon beaten opened 9/1 £50000-£5000 £10000-£1000 £5000-£500
7th ½ 1 Afsoun (FR) N J Henderson 6 11-10 M A Fitzgerald 16/1
SP 16/1 Chased leaders until 5th, outpaced 3 out, stayed on again past beaten horses approaching last opened 20/1 £40000-£2000
8th 7 Farmer Brown (IRE) P Hughes 7 11-10 D N Russell 50/1
SP 50/1 Held up towards rear, mistake 4th, headway next, ridden after 3 out, weakened next opened 40/1 £66000-£1000
9th 7 11 Kawagino (IRE) J W Mullins 8 11-10 W P Kavanagh 200/1
SP 200/1 Chased leaders until 5th, soon behind
10th 7 8 Harchibald (FR) N Meade 9 11-10 t P Carberry 13/2
SP 13/2 Held up towards rear, some progress 3 out, weakened 2 out £500000-£60000 £8000-£1000 £7000-£1000 £10000-£1500
11th 2 Blythe Knight (IRE) J J Quinn 8 11-10 D C Costello 50/1
SP 50/1 Mid-division until 5th, soon behind opened 40/1
12th ¾ 6 Ebaziyan (IRE) W P Mullins 7 11-10 D J Condon 33/1
SP 33/1 Always towards rear
13th dist 5 Contraband Paul Murphy 10 11-10 T J Dreaper 250/1
SP 250/1 Tailed off from 4th
14th 26 15 Sizing Europe (IRE) H De Bromhead 6 11-10 A J Mcnamara 2/1f
SP 2/1f In touch, headway after 5th, every chance 2 out, soon ridden and weakened quickly, virtually pulled up flat opened 9/4 £5500-£2000 £50000-£20000 £10000-£4000 £5000-£2000 £3750-£1500 £2500-£1000(x8) £45000-£20000 £2250-£1000(x3) £4000-£2000
15th 22 3 Bobs Pride (IRE) D K Weld 6 11-10 D F O'Regan 66/1
SP 66/1 Always behind
NR 9 Kalderon (GER) T Hogan 8 11-10 D J Casey
NR 14 Salford City (IRE) G Elliott 7 11-10 Miss N Carberry

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £8.80 Tote Place £2.50 £2.60 £5.40 Straight Forecast £52.10 Exacta £42.60 Trifecta £757.80

Jackpot £85,256.00 carried forward to Cheltenham, 12th Mar
Placepot £357.80, Pool: £989576.9, 2018.95 winning tickets
Quadpot £45.80, Pool: £33916.95, 546.85 winning tickets
PlaceSix £230.78
PlaceFive £77.51