Murphy Group Chase (Grade 3 Handicap) 2m 5f

  • (5yo+, 2m 5f, Class 1, 10 runners)
  • Winner £22,804 2nd £8,556 3rd £4,284 4th £2,136 5th £1,072 6th £536
  • Going: Good to Soft, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 23.90s
  • Off time: 14:00:24

Full Result

14:00 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 4 Wishfull Thinking P J Hobbs 8 11-3 t1 R Johnson 5/1f
SP 5/1f Jumped well, chased leaders, went 2nd 10th, led 13th, in command from 2 out, stayed on strongly from last, driven out £2000-£360 £10000-£2000 £2500-£500(x2) £2000-£400 £1500-£300
2nd 5 Calgary Bay (IRE) Miss H C Knight 8 10-12 Hadden Frost 11/2
SP 11/2 Held up in touch, headway to 3rd at 11th, chased winner before 4 out, mistake and pecked next, driven before 2 out, soon held, kept on gamely for clear 2nd opened 7/1
3rd 11 6 Bakbenscher A King 8 10-9 R Thornton 10/1
SP 10/1 Held up last, blundered 3rd, steady headway 8th, 4th when blundered 3 out, went 3rd and no chance with leading duo when blundered badly last and great recovery from rider to stay in saddle
4th 16 7 The Sawyer (BEL) R H Buckler 11 10-8 W Kennedy 16/1
SP 16/1 Chased leading pair until 6th, weakened 12th, tailed off £10000-£600
5th 7 2 Little Josh (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 9 11-10 P J Brennan 13/2
SP 13/2 Led, headed 13th, chased leader until before next, stayed in 3rd until mistake and weakened 3 out, tailed off £6500-£1000
6th 13 9 Buffalo Bob (IRE) K C Bailey 8 10-3 S Quinlan 5/1
SP 5/1 Chased leader until 10th, weakening when mistake 4 out, tailed off opened 7/1 £2800-£400
7th 16 3 Chapoturgeon (FR) P F Nicholls 7 11-5 Timmy Murphy 10/1
SP 10/1 Held up in rear, raced awkwardly and got well behind from 6th, mistake next, headway 11th, modest 5th when blundered 3 out, weakened, tailed off £3000-£300
8th 23 11 Drever Route (IRE) J Howard Johnson 8 10-0 B Hughes 10/1
SP 10/1 Towards rear, no chance when blundered 3 out, pulled up soon after opened 9/1 £20000-£1600
PU 1 Noland P F Nicholls 10 11-12 A P McCoy 13/2
SP 13/2 Not fluent and never really travelled, in touch, lost place 6th, driven and mistake 10th, soon in rear, tailed off and pulled up opened 11/2 £6000-£1000 £5000-£800
UR 8 Atouchbetweenacara (IRE) Miss V Williams 10 10-6 Aidan Coleman 14/1
SP 14/1 Towards rear when blundered badly and unseated rider 8th £5000-£300 £5000-£350
NR 10 Fine Parchment (IRE) C J Mann 8 10-0 Peter Toole (3) 20/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £4.70 Tote Place £2.40 £2.30 £3.00 Straight Forecast £30.16 Exacta £35.70 Trifecta £294.00 Swingers 1&2 £6.00, 2&3 £14.10, 1&3 £5.30

Jackpot £48,362.50, Pool: £68116.26, 1.0 winning tickets
Placepot £268.60, Pool: £222021.02, 603.2 winning tickets
Quadpot £29.40, Pool: £16978.21, 426.47 winning tickets