StanJames.com International Hurdle (Grade 2) 2m 1f

  • (4yo+, 2m 1f, Class 1, 7 runners)
  • Winner £74,035 2nd £27,781 3rd £13,910 4th £6,929 5th £3,484 6th £1,742
  • Going: Heavy, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 29.40s
  • Off time: 15:09:11

Full Result

15:05 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 3 Zarkandar (IRE) P F Nicholls 5 11-4 R Walsh 6/5f
SP 6/5f Always prominent, led narrowly before 3rd, headed briefly and driven 2 out, ridden last, held on well under pressure flat opened 11/10 touched 5/4 £2500-£2000 £1250-£1000 £750-£600 £625-£500 £3000-£2500(x3) £1200-£1000 £1100-£1000 £330-£300(x2)
2nd 2 1 Grandouet (FR) N J Henderson 5 11-8 B J Geraghty 5/2
SP 5/2 Held up in 4th, tracked leading pair 3rd, effort approaching last, ridden and stayed on to press winner flat, held towards finish opened 9/4 touched 11/4 £3000-£1000 £1250-£500 £750-£300 £4500-£2000
3rd 6 2 Rock On Ruby (IRE) H Fry 7 11-8 t N Fehily 5/2
SP 5/2 Close up in 3rd, disputed lead before 3rd, led briefly 2 out, every chance when not fluent last, soon ridden, 3rd and one pace flat opened 3/1 touched 9/4 £1100-£400
4th 24 4 Mad Moose (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 8 11-0 b S Twiston-Davies 66/1
SP 66/1 Held up in last trio, chased leaders briefly before 2 out, went moderate 4th between last 2, no chance with leaders
5th 5 Minella Theatre (IRE) Mrs L Hill 9 11-0 t A Thornton 150/1
SP 150/1 Held up in last trio, struggling 3 out, no chance with leaders
6th 9 6 One Cool Shabra (IRE) P O Brady 4 11-0 p R P Treacy 33/1
SP 33/1 Led on inside, headed before 3rd, remained in touch, outpaced before 2 out, ridden and no impression when rider dropped whip between last 2, soon weakened opened 50/1
7th 31 7 Red Riverman N A Twiston-Davies 4 11-0 D Crosse 100/1
SP 100/1 Held up in last trio, chased leaders briefly before 2 out, soon weakened, tailed off

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.10 Tote Place £1.30 £2.10 Straight Forecast £4.15 Exacta £5.40 Trifecta £6.90 Swingers 1&2 £1.10, 2&3 £1.10, 1&3 £1.10

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