Sportingbet Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1) 2m

  • (5yo+, 2m, Class 1, 7 runners)
  • Winner £208,300 2nd £78,163 3rd £39,136 4th £19,495
  • Going: Good to Soft, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 0.20s
  • Off time: 15:20:26

Full Result

15:20 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 5 Sprinter Sacre (FR) N J Henderson 7 11-10 B J Geraghty 1/4f
SP 1/4f Tracked leaders, left 3rd at 4th, went 2nd when mistake 4 out, led going well 3 out, drew clear on bit after next, impressive £3000-£10000 £5714-£20000 £3000-£10500 £2857-£10000 £2000-£7000(x2) £1429-£5000 £12500-£50000 £10000-£40000 £1500-£6000
2nd 19 3 Sizing Europe (IRE) H De Bromhead 11 11-10 A E Lynch 6/1
SP 6/1 Tracked leader from 3rd, led 9th, headed 3 out, outpaced in clear 2nd when stumbled before next, soon ridden, no chance with impressive winner between last 2 £7000-£1000 £5000-£750 £6000-£1000(x2)
3rd 6 7 Wishfull Thinking P J Hobbs 10 11-10 t R Johnson 25/1
SP 25/1 Held up in touch, went moderate 3rd after 4 out, kept on same pace, no chance with front pair
4th 3 2 Sanctuaire (FR) P F Nicholls 7 11-10 R Walsh 20/1
SP 20/1 Led in start, held up in rear, struggling 9th disputed moderate 3rd before 3 out, kept on same pace, no chance with leading pair
5th 14 6 Tataniano (FR) R Rowe 9 11-10 A Thornton 100/1
SP 100/1 Chased leaders, outpaced when left 3rd briefly 4 out, weakened before next
6th 72 1 Mail de Bievre (FR) T R George 8 11-10 P J Brennan 20/1
SP 20/1 Led, not fluent 6th, headed 9th, blundered and lost 3rd 4 out, soon weakened, tailed off
UR 4 Somersby (IRE) M R Channon 9 11-10 p D Elsworth 33/1
SP 33/1 Tracked leader to 3rd, close up in 3rd when blundered and unseated rider next

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £1.20 Tote Place £1.10 £1.90 Straight Forecast £1.85 Exacta £2.20 Trifecta £9.00 Swingers 1&2 £1.10, 2&3 £3.70, 1&3 £3.50

Jackpot £53,045.23 carried forward to Cheltenham, 14th Mar
Placepot £343.00, Pool: £834585.44, 1776.15 winning tickets
Quadpot £164.20, Pool: £27513.48, 123.95 winning tickets