15:30 Cheltenham Tue 13 March 2018

  • Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1) (Class 1)
  • 2m 87y, Heavy (Soft in places)
  • 11 Runners
  • Winner£266,384.002nd£99,958.003rd£50,049.004th£24,931.005th£12,536.006th£6,268.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:4m 5.0sOff time:15:30:47
1st
1
4/6f
T: N J HendersonJ: B J Geraghty
Tracked leaders, challenged after 3 out, soon leant on rival, led before 2 out, hard pressed by runner-up after, driven flat, edged right towards finish, found extra close home op 4/7 tchd 8/11
2nd
nk
8
611-10
7/1
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Mid-division, closed on downhill run after 5th, not much room and checked after 3 out, challenged from next, upsides winner flat, edged right towards finish, held close home op 14/1
3rd
3
9
711-10
25/1
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
Held up rear of mid-division, headway approaching 3 out, 3rd from next, unable to quicken last, soon edged left briefly, no impression but kept on
4th
9
6
50/1
T: H de BromheadJ: S W Flanagan
Chased leaders, mistake and lost place 4th, hit next and lost further ground, kept on before last, went 4th flat but no chance with leaders tchd 66/1
5th
1 ¾
4
611-10
12/1
T: A KingJ: Wayne Hutchinson
Held up in mid-division, effort 2 out, went 4th but not pace of leaders from home turn, stayed on same pace and lost 4th flat
6th
8
5
1011-10
4/1
T: W P MullinsJ: R Walsh
Led, headed after 1st, chased leader, mistake 4th, led after 3 out, soon leant on rival, headed before 2 out, weakened well before last op 5/1
7th
½
11
14/1
T: W P MullinsJ: Mr P W Mullins
Held up in last trio, headway on outside 3 out, chasing leaders after next, soon ridden and beaten, weakened before last
8th
1 ¼
2
33/1
T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton
Held up in last trio, ridden after 2 out, soon beaten, well held and hanging left before last
9th
17
7
66/1
T: Evan WilliamsJ: L P Aspell
Held up in rear, niggled along before 3 out, well beaten after 2 out

Also Ran

PU
3
100/1
T: N J HendersonJ: N D Fehily
Tracked leader, led after 1st, clear before 5th until approaching 3 out, headed after 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up before last
PU
12
811-10
14/1
T: W P MullinsJ: D J Mullins
Held up in last trio, took keen hold, last and ridden before 3 out, soon losing touch, well behind 2 out, pulled up before last tchd 16/1

Non-Runners

NR
10
My Tent Or Yours
1111-10
12/1
T: N J HendersonJ: Aidan Coleman
NR
13
Verdana Blue
611-3
66/1
T: N J HendersonJ: Non Runner

Betting Breakdown

£1.50£1.10, £2.10, £4.20
£6.80£61.00£6.67£75.36£1.70, £6.40, £17.00

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