Glenfarclas Handicap Chase (Cross Country) 3m 7f

  • (5yo+, 3m 7f, Class 2, 16 runners)
  • Winner £31,280 2nd £9,240 3rd £4,620 4th £2,310 5th £1,155 6th £580
  • Going: Good (Good to Soft in places; Cross Country: Good to Soft, Soft in places)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 8m 19.30s
  • Off time: 16:00:14

Full Result

16:00 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 1 Balthazar King (IRE) P J Hobbs 10 11-12 R Johnson 4/1
SP 4/1 Always prominent, headway to lead 5 out, ridden and hard pressed approaching last, stayed on gamely flat, just held on opened 5/1 £25000-£5000 £20000-£4000 £22500-£5000 £9000-£2000(x2) £4500-£1000(x10) £2250-£500(x2) £1600-£400
2nd s.h 13 Any Currency (IRE) M Keighley 11 10-8 Ian Popham 10/1
SP 10/1 Always prominent, disputed lead 22nd, led 7 out, headed 5 out, stayed on to challenge last, every chance flat, just failed
3rd 3 3 Big Shu (IRE) Peter Maher 9 11-9 t P Carberry 3/1f
SP 3/1f Towards rear, headway 5 out, tracked leaders next, ridden to challenge and every chance on inside approaching last, kept on same pace, no extra towards finish opened 5/1 £15000-£3000 £10000-£2000 £5000-£1000 £2000-£400 £9000-£2000 £12000-£3000 £20000-£5000
4th 5 10 Duke Of Lucca (IRE) P J Hobbs 9 10-10 bt T J O'Brien 25/1
SP 25/1 Tracked leaders, driven and effort 2 out, kept on until ridden and outpaced before last, no chance with front trio flat
5th 16 8 Sizing Australia (IRE) H De Bromhead 12 10-13 p A E Lynch 20/1
SP 20/1 Chased leaders, lost place 5 out, plugged on same pace from 3 out, no chance with leaders opened 16/1
6th 14 A Stray Shot (IRE) G M O'Neill 7 10-7 Ms K Walsh 25/1
SP 25/1 Soon behind, headway into mid-division 5 out, plugged on same pace from next, no chance with leaders
7th 2 Uncle Junior (IRE) W P Mullins 13 11-10 Mr P W Mullins 25/1
SP 25/1 Behind, outpaced 5 out, never near leaders
8th ½ 7 Sire Collonges (FR) P F Nicholls 8 11-7 p Ryan Mahon 9/1
SP 9/1 Made most to 7 out, lost place 5 out, soon outpaced, ridden and weakened 3 out opened 10/1
9th nk 11 Quiscover Fontaine (FR) E Bolger 10 10-9 p R P Mclernon 25/1
SP 25/1 Mid-division, weakened 5 out
10th 19 5 Love Rory (IRE) E Bolger 6 11-7 A P Heskin 10/1
SP 10/1 In touch, outpaced 6 out, weakened 2 out, tailed off
11th 23 6 Hey Big Spender (IRE) C L Tizzard 11 11-7 J Tizzard 33/1
SP 33/1 Mid-division in touch, outpaced when hit 7 out, soon weakened tailed off
12th 16 Star Neuville (FR) E Bolger 8 10-6 D E Mullins 7/1
SP 7/1 Mid-division, hampered 2nd, soon behind, struggling 22nd, tailed off
13th 15 4 Quantitativeeasing (IRE) E Bolger 9 11-8 M P Walsh 16/1
SP 16/1 Mid-division, weakened 6 out, tailed off
PU 9 Bishopsfurze (IRE) W P Mullins 9 10-12 D J Casey 14/1
SP 14/1 Mid-division when sprawled on landing 2nd, soon behind, no danger after, struggling 22nd, soon pulled up opened 12/1 £5000-£300
PU 12 Diamond Harry Nick Williams 11 10-9 t1 D A Jacob 20/1
SP 20/1 Always behind, struggling 22nd, soon pulled up
PU 15 Sin Palo (IRE) W P Mullins 10 10-7 P Townend 66/1
SP 66/1 Mid-division, mistake 13th, struggling 23rd, soon pulled up opened 50/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £4.70 Tote Place £1.80 £2.70 £1.40 £6.50 Straight Forecast £40.71 Exacta £52.20 Trifecta £197.20 Swingers 1&2 £5.70, 2&3 £6.90, 1&3 £2.80

Jackpot £161,705.02 carried forward to Cheltenham, 13th Mar
Placepot £193.20, Pool: £1219633.1, 4607.3 winning tickets
Quadpot £56.20, Pool: £36117.49, 475.42 winning tickets