Paul Stewart Ironspine Charity Challenge Gold Cup (Grade 3 Handicap Chase) 2m 5f

  • (4yo+, 2m 5f, Class 1, 14 runners)
  • Winner £56,950 2nd £21,370 3rd £10,700 4th £5,330 5th £2,680 6th £1,340
  • Going: Heavy, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 47.10s
  • Off time: 14:33:05

Full Result

14:30 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 18 Unioniste (FR) P F Nicholls 4 10-0 Harry Derham (5) 15/2
SP 15/2 Mid-division, hit 8th, headway 4 out, led narrowly after next, stayed on well approaching last, ridden clear flat opened 7/1 £1600-£200
2nd 11 4 Walkon (FR) A King 7 10-12 R Thornton 7/2f
SP 7/2f Mid-division in touch on inside, headway on outside 4 out, joined winner after next, kept on and every chance until ridden and one pace approaching last, no impression flat £4000-£1000 £2000-£500(x2) £1600-£400 £1200-£300 £14000-£4000
3rd 6 12 Golden Chieftain (IRE) C L Tizzard 7 10-2 pt D Crosse 20/1
SP 20/1 Chased leaders to 3rd, dropped towards rear next, headway under pressure when mistake 4 out, ridden to chase leading pair after next, no impression in clear 3rd before 2 out
4th 21 6 Tartak (FR) Tim Vaughan 9 10-9 t R Johnson 20/1
SP 20/1 Tracked leaders, hit 8th, lost place 5 out, plugged on to take moderate 4th between last 2, no chance with leaders
5th 10 10 Micheal Flips (IRE) Andrew Turnell 8 10-6 James Banks (7) 33/1
SP 33/1 Behind early, headway into mid-division 3rd, driven to chase leaders 4 out, well beaten 4th when pecked 2 out, weakened into 5th between last 2
6th 6 5 Tatenen (FR) R Rowe 8 10-11 A Thornton 40/1
SP 40/1 Soon prominent on outside, led 12th, hit 4 out, headed after next, soon weakened
7th nk 8 Astracad (FR) N A Twiston-Davies 6 10-8 S Twiston-Davies 10/1
SP 10/1 In touch, lost place 11th, soon behind opened 9/1 £10000-£1000
8th 6 3 Quantitativeeasing (IRE) N J Henderson 7 11-3 B J Geraghty 16/1
SP 16/1 In rear, struggling 9th, never dangerous, tailed off
9th 18 11 Renard (FR) Miss V Williams 7 10-4 Aidan Coleman 20/1
SP 20/1 Mid-division in touch, chased leaders 11th until 5 out, soon ridden and behind, tailed off
PU 2 Cristal Bonus (FR) P F Nicholls 6 11-7 R Walsh 4/1
SP 4/1 Held up behind when lost action and pulled up after 7th opened 5/1 £2500-£500 £4500-£1000 £4500-£1000 £2000-£500
PU 17 Have You Seen Me (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 9 10-0 Adam Wedge (3) 33/1
SP 33/1 Led to 12th, lost place 4 out, soon weakened, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out
PU 16 Hell's Bay (FR) K Burke 10 10-0 G Sheehan (5) 50/1
SP 50/1 Mid-division, outpaced out, soon behind and pulled up
PU 9 Notus De La Tour (FR) D Pipe 6 10-8 T Scudamore 11/2
SP 11/2 Tracked leaders, mistake 10th, blundered and lost place next, pulled up before 12th opened 6/1
UR 7 Nadiya De La Vega (FR) N J Henderson 6 10-9 A P McCoy 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up towards rear when blundered and unseated rider 3rd opened 9/1
NR 1 Wishfull Thinking P J Hobbs 9 11-12 R Johnson
NR 13 Divers (FR) Ferdy Murphy 8 10-2 Non Runner
NR 14 De Boitron (FR) Ferdy Murphy 8 10-1 2nd Preference
NR 15 Kingsmere H D Daly 7 10-1 Non Runner

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £8.50 Tote Place £2.10 £2.00 £6.10 Straight Forecast £32.03 Exacta £37.10 Trifecta £896.30 Swingers 1&2 £7.90, 2&3 £38.40, 1&3 £53.00

Placepot £9.60, Pool: £152041.1, 11550.39 winning tickets
Quadpot £7.50, Pool: £10039.77, 979.93 winning tickets