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

  • (4yo+, 2m 110y, Class 1, 9 runners)
  • Winner £227,800 2nd £85,480 3rd £42,800 4th £21,320 5th £10,720 6th £5,360
  • Going: Soft (Good to Soft in places; Cross Country: Soft)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 59.10s
  • Off time: 16:00:39

Full Result

15:20 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 6 Hurricane Fly (IRE) W P Mullins 9 11-10 R Walsh 13/8f
SP 13/8f Held up in touch in mid-division, not fluent 4th and shaken up briefly, left 4th at next, closed 3 out, went 2nd just before 2 out, led on bend before last, edged right final 100 yards, driven out opened 7/4 £11250-£5000(x2) £40000-£20000 £6000-£3000 £2000-£1000(x14) £15000-£8000 £7000-£4000(x5) £6500-£4000(x2) £5250-£3000(x4)
2nd 8 Rock On Ruby (IRE) H Fry 8 11-10 bt N Fehily 11/2
SP 11/2 Raced freely, led, hit 2 out, ridden and headed on bend before last, stayed on flat, no impression on winner opened 5/1 £16500-£3000(x2) £11000-£2000
3rd 4 Countrywide Flame J J Quinn 5 11-10 D F O'Regan 16/1
SP 16/1 Prominent, ridden approaching 2 out, not much room briefly on bend before last, pressing for 2nd at last, stayed on flat, no impression on front pair towards finish
4th 9 Zarkandar (IRE) P F Nicholls 6 11-10 D A Jacob 7/2
SP 7/2 Tracked leader, pushed along approaching 3 out, driven and lost 2nd just before next, no impression on front trio after last, weakened final 75 yards £14000-£4000 £3500-£1000(x2)
5th 21 2 Binocular (FR) N J Henderson 9 11-10 A P McCoy 10/1
SP 10/1 Held up towards rear, some headway when hampered 5th, never on terms, outpaced after 3 out, well beaten from next £10000-£900 £100000-£10000
6th 7 Khyber Kim N J Henderson 11 11-10 P J Brennan 50/1
SP 50/1 Raced in last and not fluent, mistake 2nd, behind 4th opened 40/1
PU 3 Cinders And Ashes D McCain Jnr 6 11-10 J M Maguire 16/1
SP 16/1 Raced in 6th, pushed along after 3rd, never going well after, losing touch when bad mistake 5th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out opened 14/1
F 5 Grandouet (FR) N J Henderson 6 11-10 B J Geraghty 13/2
SP 13/2 Tracked leaders in 4th, still going well when fell 5th opened 15/2 £8000-£1000 £42000-£6000
UR 1 Balder Succes (FR) A King 5 11-10 W Hutchinson 100/1
SP 100/1 Held up towards rear, losing touch when hampered and unseated rider just after 5th opened 80/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.30 Tote Place £1.10 £1.80 £4.00 Straight Forecast £10.80 Exacta £10.70 Trifecta £90.50 Swingers 1&2 £2.70, 2&3 £9.50, 1&3 £5.70

Jackpot £2,339.60, Pool: £77439.85, 23.5 winning tickets
Placepot £10.90, Pool: £873081.5, 57947.05 winning tickets
Quadpot £7.90, Pool: £22781.45, 2133.29 winning tickets