17:30 Cheltenham Fri 17 March 2017

  • Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (Class 1)
  • 2m 62y, Good
  • 24 Runners
  • Winner£60,039.002nd£22,754.003rd£11,298.004th£5,166.005th£2,594.006th£1,554.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:4m 1.4sOff time:17:33:12
1st
4
10/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: R M Power
Prominent early, held up mid-division on inside, tracked leaders after 3 out, switched outside to challenge next, led last, ridden and stayed on well flat op 9/1
2nd
1 ¾
11
20/1
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: D A Jacob
Prominent, challenged on inside 2 out, soon led narrowly, headed last, ridden and kept on flat, held final 100 yards op 25/1
3rd
nk
14
710-13
9/1
T: N J HendersonJ: J McGrath
Tracked leaders, challenged and every chance 2 out, ridden and one pace after last, stayed on to press for 2nd inside final 100 yards, no impression with winner
4th
2 ½
10
13/2
T: A L T MooreJ: D N Russell
Mid-division, tracked leaders after 4 out, effort and every chance 2 out, kept on same pace, ridden and no impression in 4th flat op 7/1
5th
2
15
1010-13
40/1
T: B I CaseJ: Kielan Woods
Prominent, led 2nd, hard pressed 3 out, headed after next, ridden and lost place after last, kept on same pace
6th
½
19
710-11
14/1
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: Jamie Bargary (3)
Towards rear, outpaced 3 out, ridden after next, late headway when not fluent last, ridden and kept on under pressure flat, not pace to get on terms tchd 16/1
7th
3
8
50/1
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: L Treadwell
Tracked leaders, disputed lead before 3 out, every chance next, lost place between last 2, well held after
8th
2
6
7/2f
T: P F NichollsJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Mid-division, chased leaders 4 out, outpaced on outside before 2 out, soon ridden, no impression before last op 4/1
9th
sh
20
910-10
100/1
T: C L TizzardJ: H Cobden
Tracked leaders, outpaced 2 out, soon ridden and lost place, well held after
10th
1 ¼
1
1111-12
28/1
T: Jonjo O'NeillJ: Aidan Coleman
Mid-division, chased leaders 4 out, every chance 2 out, one pace last, weakened flat op 33/1
11th
1
16
18/1
T: Barry J MurphyJ: M P Fogarty
Mid-division, blundered 4 out, outpaced after next, never reached leaders op 20/1
12th
1 ½
17
1110-12
33/1
T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson
Behind, outpaced 3 out, ridden and stayed on into mid-division from last, never pace to trouble leaders
13th
13
5
33/1
T: C L TizzardJ: T Scudamore
Mid-division, hit 5 out, outpaced after 3 out, never on terms
14th
2
23
50/1
T: C L TizzardJ: P J Brennan
Mid-division, close up 7th, outpaced 3 out, weakened from next
15th
¾
12
40/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: D E Mullins
Mid-division, outpaced 2 out, soon weakened op 50/1
16th
nk
21
33/1
T: C N KellettJ: B S Hughes
Went prominent on outside 4th, ridden when lost place after 3 out, weakened from next op 28/1
17th
4 ½
7
33/1
T: Miss P RobsonJ: Henry Brooke
Not fluent, always behind
18th
3 ¼
24
40/1
T: D McCain JnrJ: W T Kennedy
In touch, effort 3 out, ridden and lost place before next, soon weakened op 50/1
19th
4 ½
13
20/1
T: C L TizzardJ: T J O'Brien
Mid-division, outpaced 4 out, behind from next
20th
2 ¼
9
16/1
T: A FlemingJ: D F O'Regan
Pressed leader, lost place 3 out, weakened next op 14/1
21st
17
3
9/1
T: G ElliottJ: B J Cooper
Always behind, weakened 3 out, eased flat, tailed off op 10/1 tchd 8/1

Also Ran

PU
2
8/1
T: P F NichollsJ: N D Fehily
Mid-division, hit 4th, reminder after 8th, mistake 4 out, weakened next, behind when pulled up before 2 out op 12/1
PU
18
810-12
25/1
T: P NolanJ: P Townend
Slowly away, blundered 2nd, always behind, pulled up before 3 out
PU
22
66/1
T: P HendersonJ: Nick Scholfield
Led to 2nd, blundered and dropped to mid-division 3rd, lost place and behind from 7th, tailed off 4 out, pulled up after next

Betting Breakdown

£11.70£2.90, £5.80, £3.10, £2.40
£398.40£5,098.70£201.72£1,914.93£78.80, £25.90, £45.00

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