15:20 Cheltenham Fri 16 March 2012

  • Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1)
  • 3m 2f 110y, Good, Good to Soft in places
  • 14 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
1st
10
8/1
T: Jonjo O'NeillJ: A P McCoy
Held up towards rear on inside, pushed along 13th, headway 18th, switched outside approaching 3 out, 5th and outpaced when switched inside before next, soon ridden, switched right to challenge approaching last, led flat, stayed on well
2nd
2.25
11
50/1
T: D G BridgwaterJ: T Scudamore
Mid-division on inside, tracked leaders 13th, went 2nd 3 out, led approaching next, ridden last, headed flat, kept on under pressure, held on for 2nd towards finish
3rd
0.75
7
7/4
T: N J HendersonJ: Mr S Waley-Cohen
Tracked leaders on inside, hit 13th, close up 4 out, driven to chase leading pair before 3 out, every chance last, ridden and kept on flat, held for 2nd towards finish
4th
5
1
8/1
T: N J HendersonJ: B J Geraghty
Mid-division, headway 18th, chased leaders on outside 3 out, soon driven, effort and chance approaching next, no extra before last
5th
1.5
13
33/1
T: P R WebberJ: D F O'Regan
Always prominent, tracked leader 9th, led 18th, ridden and headed approaching 2 out, kept on until no extra from last
6th
10
6
66/1
T: G A CharltonJ: Jan Faltejsek
Chased leaders, outpaced 4 out, lost touch before 3 out, plugged on from next, no chance with leaders
7th
11
8
12/1
T: N P MulhollandJ: D C Costello
Led, mistake and headed 18th, lost place when hit next, weakened 3 out
8th
17
3
100/1
T: M F MorrisJ: A E Lynch
Mid-division on outside, tracked leaders 9th, hit 12th, lost place 3 out, soon weakened
9th
15
12
100/1
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
In rear, hampered 2nd, struggling 15th, never dangerous
10th
7
2
1511-10
100/1
T: M BradstockJ: Matthew Batchelor
Mid-division, hampered and dropped towards rear 2nd, mistake next, headway into mid-division on outside 10th, lost place 14th, soon behind

Also Ran

PU
4
20/1
T: Nick WilliamsJ: N D Fehily
Held up towards rear, struggling 17th, lost touch and pulled up before 4 out
PU
5
3/1
T: P F NichollsJ: R Walsh
Pressed leader, lost place 7th, dropping away when eased and pulled up before 9th
PU
14
8/1
T: D McCain JnrJ: J M Maguire
Behind, reminders after 12th, soon struggling, lost touch and pulled up before 4 out
F
15
25/1
T: P F NichollsJ: D A Jacob
Mid-division, fell 2nd

Non-Runners

NR
9
Quel Esprit (FR)
11-10
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend

Betting Breakdown

£327.95£1,013.92

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