15:30 Cheltenham Tue 14 March 2017

  • Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1) (Class 1)
  • 2m 87y, Good to Soft
  • 11 Runners
  • Winner£227,800.002nd£85,480.003rd£42,800.004th£21,320.005th£10,720.006th£5,360.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:3m 51.0sOff time:15:30:40
1st
2
5/1
T: N J HendersonJ: N D Fehily
Mid-division, closing when hit 4 out, went 2nd 2 out, led before last, driven and stayed on well flat, edged right and asserting inside final 100 yards
2nd
4 ½
7
16/1
T: N J HendersonJ: Aidan Coleman
Held up towards rear, headway approaching 2 out, went 2nd last, stayed on flat but not able to trouble winner tchd 20/1 and 14/1 in places
3rd
3
8
6/1
T: H de BromheadJ: B J Cooper
Led, not fluent 4 out, mistake 2 out, driven and headed before last, lost 2nd at hurdle, held in 3rd after, kept on same pace, edged right final 75 yards op 15/2
4th
3
5
611-10
14/1
T: W P MullinsJ: R Walsh
Held up in mid-division, headway from home turn, went 4th last, unable to get on terms and kept on same pace flat
5th
sh
10
10/1
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Tracked leader, hit 4th, hit 4 out and lost 2nd, 2nd again before 3 out until approaching 2 out, outpaced and no impression before last, stayed on again without threatening flat tchd 9/1
6th
2 ¾
9
25/1
T: A KingJ: D A Jacob
Held up towards rear on inside, headway from 3 out to chase leaders after 2 out, ridden and no impression before last, weakened flat tchd 33/1
7th
½
12
811-10
2/1f
T: A KingJ: M P Walsh
Tracked leaders on inside, outpaced after 3 out, 9th and looking well held 2 out, plugged on flat, no impression op 9/4 tchd 5/2 in places
8th
¾
11
22/1
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Reluctant to race and lost about 6 lengths, recovered ground by after 1st but still held up in rear, headway on outside 3 out, travelling ok chasing leaders after next, ridden and no impression before untidy jump last, weakened flat op 20/1 tchd 25/1 in places
9th
15
1
13/2
T: N J HendersonJ: D J Mullins
Tracked leaders, raced keenly, mistake 2nd, went 2nd 4 out until before 3 out, lost place after 2 out, soon weakened, well beaten when mistake last and wandered left on landing op 7/1 tchd 15/2 in places
10th
14
4
50/1
T: J M JeffersonJ: B S Hughes
Held up towards rear, not fluent 3 out, lost touch before next, soon well behind, tailed off op 33/1

Also Ran

PU
6
10/1
T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore
Tracked leaders on outside, mistake 4 out, soon beaten, behind when pulled up before 3 out tchd 9/1

Non-Runners

NR
3
Ch'tibello
711-10
25/1
T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton

Betting Breakdown

£5.90£2.00, £3.40, £2.30
£64.30£653.30£77.52£495.82£11.70, £5.60, £17.30

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