15:30 Cheltenham Tue 15 March 2016

  • Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1) (Class 1)
  • 2m 87y, Good to Soft (Soft in places)
  • 12 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:3m 45.1sOff time:-
1st
13
5/2
T: W P MullinsJ: R Walsh
Led 1st, made rest, clear before last, ran on strongly
2nd
4.5
5
10/1
T: N J HendersonJ: B J Geraghty
Tracked leaders, went 2nd from 3rd, ridden and not pace of winner before last, just held on to 2nd
3rd
hd
6
15/2
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Prominent, not fluent 3rd, ridden and not pace of winner when blundered last, stayed on flat, closing on 2nd close home
4th
4
11
7/2
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Led until 1st, prominent, pushed along and every chance 2 out, outpaced by leaders when edged left before last, no impression after, kept on
5th
1
12
711-10
14/1
T: N J HendersonJ: D A Jacob
Mid-division, gradually closed from 4th, 5th when mistake 2 out, soon ridden and outpaced by leaders, stayed on same pace flat
6th
9
3
8/1
T: H de BromheadJ: B J Cooper
Tracked leaders, not fluent 4th, outpaced after 3 out, hung left and weakened before last
7th
1.25
4
20/1
T: N B KingJ: T E Whelan
Chased leaders until before 2nd, pushed along and struggling to hold position before next, 8th and no impression 3 out, weakened before next
8th
2.75
10
66/1
T: N J HendersonJ: A Tinkler
Held up in rear, took keen hold, headway to track leaders 3 out, outpaced after next, weakened before last
9th
nk
1
16/1
T: R WalfordJ: L P Aspell
In rear, pushed along after 4th, not fluent next, never on terms and well beaten before 3 out
10th
28
2
711-10
16/1
T: N J HendersonJ: M P Walsh
Mid-division, lost place before 3rd, pushed along after next, well beaten before 3 out, tailed off

Also Ran

PU
8
16/1
T: N J HendersonJ: Nico de Boinville
Held up towards rear, not fluent 1st, pushed along after 5th, well beaten before 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before last
PU
9
16/1
T: W P MullinsJ: D J Mullins
Held up towards rear on outside, struggling after 5th, well beaten 3 out, blundered next, tailed off when pulled up before last

Non-Runners

NR
7
Old Guard
711-10
20/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Non Runner

Betting Breakdown

£28.87£170.11

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