Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1) 2m 110y

  • (4yo+, 2m 110y, Class 1, 9 runners)
  • Winner £238,051 2nd £89,327 3rd £44,726 4th £22,279 5th £11,202 6th £5,601
  • Going: Good to Soft, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 44.60s
  • Off time: 15:20:13

Full Result

15:20 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 4 Jezki (IRE) Mrs J Harrington 6 11-10 h B J Geraghty 9/1
SP 9/1 Held up in touch, took keen hold, left close 3rd at the 3rd, not fluent 5th, led 2 out, went slightly left just before last, driven 1 length clear flat, held on opened 17/2 touched 10/1
2nd nk 6 My Tent Or Yours (IRE) N J Henderson 7 11-10 A P McCoy 3/1
SP 3/1 Held up, took keen hold, closed 3rd, hit 5th, close 4th 2 out, went 2nd before last, 1 length down flat, ran on well towards finish, just held
3rd 9 The New One (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 6 11-10 Sam Twiston-Davies 10/3
SP 10/3 Tracked leaders, badly hampered and dropped to 7th at the 3rd, closed before 3 out, outpaced next, 5th before last, ran on well flat, finished well to take 3rd towards finish
4th 3 Hurricane Fly (IRE) W P Mullins 10 11-10 R Walsh 11/4f
SP 11/4f Tracked leaders, hit 1st, left close 2nd 3rd, every chance 2 out, ridden in 3rd and unable to quicken before last, soon hung left, no extra when lost 3rd towards finish opened 3/1
5th 7 1 Captain Cee Bee (IRE) E P Harty 13 11-10 M P Walsh 100/1
SP 100/1 Pressed leader, led approaching 3rd, headed 2 out, 4th and fading before last, weakened flat
6th 8 Ptit Zig (FR) P F Nicholls 5 11-10 D A Jacob 28/1
SP 28/1 Mid-division on outside, not fluent 1st, closed 3rd, lost place when mistake 5th, weakened approaching 2 out opened 33/1
7th 5 Melodic Rendezvous J Scott 8 11-10 Nick Scholfield 20/1
SP 20/1 In rear, soon pushed along, not fluent 2nd, never going pace to get on terms and well beaten from 3 out
8th 11 2 Grumeti A King 6 11-10 Wayne Hutchinson 66/1
SP 66/1 Held up towards rear, pushed along briefly after 2nd, not fluent 4th, some headway and just about in touch when hit 3 out, soon weakened
F 7 Our Conor (IRE) D T Hughes 5 11-10 D E Mullins 5/1
SP 5/1 Led, headed when fell 3rd

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £11.00 Tote Place £2.10,£1.70,£1.40 Straight Forecast £34.92 Exacta £41.60 Trifecta £171.10 Swingers 1&2:£4.80 2&3:£2.40 1&3:£4.70

Jackpot £95,833.04 carried forward to Cheltenham, 12th Mar
Placepot £153.00, Pool: £1173212.1, 5595.08 winning tickets
Quadpot £24.80, Pool: £42925.8, 1276.71 winning tickets