Cheltenham 12th March 2019

Going: Soft
13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1)
Full racecard
2m 87y(Class 1)4yo+1st£70,338.002nd£26,500.003rd£13,262.004th£6,625.005th£3,325.006th£1,662.007th£825.008th£425.00
3121312AramonD611-7T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
12212713Normal NormanD511-7T: J RyanJ: P J Brennan
131/10-114The Big BiteD611-7T: T R GeorgeJ: N D Fehily
14310-322The Flying SofaBF611-7T: G L MooreJ: J E Moore
Forecast
Al Dancer (9/2), Fakir D'Oudairies (9/2), Klassical Dream (6/1), Angels Breath (6/1), Aramon (8/1), Elixir De Nutz (8/1), Felix Desjy (11/1), Vision D'Honneur (12/1), Mister Fisher (14/1), Grand Sancy (14/1), The Big Bite (25/1), Brandon Castle (25/1), Itchy Feet (25/1), Thomas Darby (28/1), Tokay Dokey (50/1), Beaufort West (66/1), Normal Norman (100/1), The Flying Sofa (125/1)
14:10 Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase (Grade 1)
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1m 7f 199y(Class 1)5yo+1st£102,772.002nd£38,720.003rd£19,378.004th£9,680.005th£4,858.006th£2,429.007th£1,205.008th£621.00
14247-21ArticulumtD911-4T: T O'BrienJ: D J Mullins
45/22111Glen ForsaD711-4T: M R ChannonJ: J J Burke
58-12113HardlinehD711-4T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
74-F112FKnocknanussD911-4T: G L MooreJ: J E Moore
83201-13LalorBFCD711-4T: Kayley WoollacottJ: R Johnson
115F8-452Slate HousetCD711-4T: C L TizzardJ: H Cobden
120-41222Us And ThemtD611-4T: J P O'BrienJ: J J Slevin
Forecast
Hardline (10/3), Glen Forsa (9/2), Duc Des Genievres (5/1), Kalashnikov (6/1), Lalor (13/2), Paloma Blue (10/1), Us And Them (14/1), Ornua (14/1), Articulum (25/1), Clondaw Castle (33/1), Knocknanuss (33/1), Slate House (66/1)
14:50 Ultima Handicap Chase (Grade 3)
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3m 1f(Class 1)5yo+1st£61,897.002nd£23,320.003rd£11,671.004th£5,830.005th£2,926.006th£1,463.007th£726.008th£374.00
196F-2F14Willie Boyp811-1T: C E LongsdonJ: J J Burke
Forecast
Up For Review (8/1), Coo Star Sivola (8/1), Mister Whitaker (8/1), Give Me A Copper (9/1), Singlefarmpayment (10/1), Beware The Bear (10/1), Noble Endeavor (14/1), Calipto (14/1), General Principle (14/1), Minella Rocco (14/1), Crucial Role (16/1), Vintage Clouds (16/1), Lake View Lad (25/1), Flying Angel (25/1), Magic Of Light (25/1), Big River (28/1), Royal Vacation (33/1), Shantou Village (40/1), Activial (40/1), Willie Boy (50/1), Catamaran Du Seuil (50/1), O O Seven (50/1), Sizing Codelco (66/1), Oldgrangewood (66/1)
15:30 Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1)
Full racecard
2m 87y(Class 1)4yo+1st£253,215.002nd£95,400.003rd£47,745.004th£23,850.005th£11,970.006th£5,985.007th£2,970.008th£1,530.00
5352F-44Melonp1D711-10T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
833-1111Apple's JadetCD711-3T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
91111-11LaurinaCD611-3T: W P MullinsJ: R Walsh
Forecast
Apple's Jade (7/4), Laurina (5/2), Buveur D'Air (11/4), Espoir D'Allen (16/1), Melon (20/1), Sharjah (20/1), Brain Power (33/1), Verdana Blue (33/1), Global Citizen (50/1), Silver Streak (80/1)
16:10 OLBG Mares' Hurdle (Grade 1) (Registered As The David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle)
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2m 3f 200y(Class 1)4yo+1st£70,563.002nd£26,585.003rd£13,305.004th£6,646.005th£3,336.006th£1,668.007th£828.008th£426.00
231/1111-Benie Des DieuxCD811-5T: W P MullinsJ: R Walsh
311/1212-Cap SoleilC611-5T: F O'BrienJ: P J Brennan
513222-2Elimay511-5T: W P MullinsJ: M P Walsh
7222221Jester JetD911-5T: Tom LaceyJ: R T Dunne
10213/334LiminiBFCD811-5T: W P MullinsJ: D J Mullins
121213-FPMomellatBFCD711-5T: H FryJ: N D Fehily
1331112-3Roksana711-5T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton
1436-46P3SlowmotionbD711-5T: J P O'BrienJ: B J Geraghty
Forecast
Benie Des Dieux (10/11), Stormy Ireland (7/1), Limini (9/1), Roksana (10/1), Lady Buttons (12/1), Elimay (16/1), Mia's Storm (20/1), Momella (20/1), Cap Soleil (20/1), Good Thyne Tara (25/1), Jester Jet (25/1), Alletrix (50/1), Slowmotion (50/1), Lackaneen Leader (50/1), Champayne Lady (100/1)
16:50 Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase (Listed)
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2m 4f 44y(Class 1)5yo+1st£39,389.002nd£14,840.003rd£7,427.004th£3,710.005th£1,862.006th£931.007th£462.008th£238.00
314F225CubomaniatCD611-9T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
60-31PF6Ben DundeetD711-5T: G ElliottJ: K M Donoghue
7153-532Tower Bridgep1,t611-5T: J P O'BrienJ: J J Slevin
11310-124Springtown LakeBFD711-5T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson
1524-2621Huntsman SontD911-4T: A M HalesJ: Kielan Woods
19613U21Quaminot611-2T: P NolanJ: B J Cooper
202-241P3Dell Orop1D611-2T: G L MooreJ: Joshua Moore
Forecast
A Plus Tard (5/1), Tower Bridge (6/1), Riders Onthe Storm (10/1), Springtown Lake (11/1), Shady Operator (12/1), Good Man Pat (12/1), Lough Derg Spirit (12/1), Highway One O One (14/1), Solomn Grundy (14/1), Roaring Bull (16/1), Movewiththetimes (16/1), Red Indian (16/1), Cubomania (16/1), The Russian Doyen (20/1), Quamino (25/1), Walt (25/1), Huntsman Son (33/1), Ben Dundee (33/1), Dell Oro (50/1), Militarian (50/1)
17:30 National Hunt Challenge Cup Amateur Riders' Novices' Chase (Grade 2)
Full racecard
3m 7f 147y(Class 1)5yo+1st£74,125.002nd£23,275.003rd£11,638.004th£5,812.005th£2,912.006th£1,462.007th£738.008th£350.00
5725-15FDiscorama611-6T: P NolanJ: Mr B O'Neill
6P0-3214Gun Diggerp,t1711-6T: G ElliottJ: Ms Lisa O'Neill
115-12324Le Breuil711-6T: B PaulingJ: Mr J J Codd
16327-1P3Warthogt711-6T: D PipeJ: Mr R Deegan
Forecast
Ballyward (9/4), Ok Corral (4/1), Discorama (9/2), Chef Des Obeaux (9/1), Le Breuil (14/1), Impulsive Star (16/1), Jerrysback (16/1), Whisperinthebreeze (20/1), Atlanta Ablaze (20/1), Gun Digger (25/1), Mulcahys Hill (40/1), Skipthecuddles (40/1), Just Your Type (50/1), Beyond The Law (66/1), Plantagenet (100/1), Warthog (100/1), Johanos (100/1), Clondaw Cian (125/1)

Next Race Off

10:55 Marseille-borely
1
(6)
Kenway
J: F Blondel
5
(1)
Wheels On Fire
J: C Lecoeuvre
4
(7)
Love Vega
J: L Proietti
2
(2)
Has D'emra
J: S Ruis
3
(4)
Pixy Dream
J: G Millet
7
(3)
Frenchy
J: R Fradet
6
(5)
Alta Rocca
J: E Cieslik

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