Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (grade 1) 2m

  • (5yo+, 2m, Class 1, 14 runners)
  • Winner £96,934
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 3.40s
  • Off time: 14:35:54

Full Result

14:35 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 13 Tidal Bay (IRE) J Howard Johnson 7 11-7 D F O'Regan 6/1
SP 6/1 Always prominent, mistake 4th, went 2nd after 9th, led 2 out, forged clear approaching last, ran on strongly flat opened 13/2 £10000-£1200 £4000-£500(x2) £35000-£5000 £6500-£1000
2nd 13 14 Kruguyrova (FR) C R Egerton 5 11-0 p A P McCoy 9/1
SP 9/1 Led, jumped slowly, headed 7th, led again next, headed 2 out, relegated to 3rd soon after, jumped left last, went 2nd flat, no chance with winner opened 12/1
3rd 7 Noland P F Nicholls 7 11-7 R Walsh 7/4f
SP 7/4f Held up in touch, went close 3rd 3 out, ridden to chase winner after 2 out, soon no impression, pecked last, one pace opened 2/1 £60000-£30000 £20000-£10000 £10000-£5000 £8000-£4000 £5000-£2500 £4000-£2000(x7) £3000-£1500 £2000-£1000(x5) £7500-£4000(x3) £5250-£3000
4th nk 12 Thyne Again (IRE) W J Burke 7 11-7 D N Russell 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up in rear, headway 9th, close-up 3 out, still going well before 2 out, stayed on same pace approaching last, not quite get 3rd £40000-£5000
5th 6 4 Mahogany Blaze (FR) N A Twiston-Davies 6 11-7 P J Brennan 10/1
SP 10/1 Held up in touch, driven from 7th, lost place 9th, rallied on outside approaching 3 out, beaten 2 out
6th 6 Moon Over Miami (GER) C J Mann 7 11-7 N Fehily 14/1
SP 14/1 Mid-division but in touch, well there 3 out, 7th and weakening when mistake 2 out opened 16/1 £5000-£300
7th 11 Scotsirish (IRE) W P Mullins 7 11-7 D J Condon 20/1
SP 20/1 Mid-division, headway 9th, beaten 2 out, soon weakened £40000-£2000
8th 11 10 Ring The Boss (IRE) P J Hobbs 7 11-7 R Johnson 10/1
SP 10/1 Held up in rear, not fluent 8th, headway next, beaten before 3 out, 8th when stumbled 2 out
9th 6 5 Marodima (FR) P F Nicholls 5 11-7 S Thomas 33/1
SP 33/1 Raced keenly, tracked leader, led 7th to 8th, blundered 9th, soon dropped out
10th 27 8 Orpen Wide (IRE) M C Chapman 6 11-7 L Vickers 150/1
SP 150/1 Held up, pushed along after 4th, no chance from 9th
11th 6 3 Leslingtaylor (IRE) J J Quinn 6 11-7 D C Costello 20/1
SP 20/1 Held up mid-division, slightly hampered 6th (water), behind from 9th £125000-£5000 £10000-£400
PU 2 French Accordion (IRE) Paul Nolan 8 11-7 J Cullen 33/1
SP 33/1 In rear, mistake 3rd, mistake 9th, soon ridden, struggling, behind when blundered 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before last
PU 9 Premiership (IRE) M Scudamore 12 11-7 J M Davies 400/1
SP 400/1 Always behind, pushed along approaching 4th, no chance before 9th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out opened 250/1
UR 1 Clopf (IRE) E J O'Grady 7 11-7 A J Mcnamara 11/1
SP 11/1 Jumped big, awkward, unseated rider 1st opened 10/1 £20000-£2000

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £7.50 Tote Place £2.70 £2.40 £1.30 Straight Forecast £55.78 Exacta £67.90 Trifecta £93.80

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