16:10 Cheltenham Fri 16 March 2018

  • St. James's Place Foxhunter Challenge Cup Open Hunters' Chase (Class 2)
  • 3m 2f 70y, Soft (Heavy in places)
  • 24 Runners
  • Winner£26,982.002nd£8,428.003rd£4,212.004th£2,106.005th£1,053.006th£531.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:7m 17.2sOff time:16:13:03
1st
10
14/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Miss H C Tucker
Held up behind, headway after 3 out, chased leaders next, stayed on to lead narrowly after last, driven out, just held on op 20/1
2nd
nk
16
1112-0
20/1
T: Miss Kelly MorganJ: Mr S Davies-Thomas
Led before 2nd, headed 6th, tracked leader, led again 13th, ridden after 2 out, headed after last, kept on and every chance flat, just held
3rd
3 ¼
2
20/1
T: Philip RowleyJ: Mr A Edwards
Mid-division, chased leaders before 3 out, ridden after next, stayed on to dispute 3rd flat, no impression with front pair op 25/1
3rd
dh
5
25/1
T: Mrs BrownJ: Mr N Phillips
Soon mid-division, tracked leaders 11th, went 2nd 3 out, ridden after next, lost place last, kept on to dispute 3rd flat, no impression with front pair op 50/1
5th
hd
4
10/1
T: Mrs R LoxtonJ: Mr W Biddick
Held up behind, headway after 4 out, chased leaders on inside 2 out, soon ridden, kept on and every chance flat, no extra and lost place inside final 100 yards op 14/1
6th
3
7
16/1
T: C L TizzardJ: Mr B O'Neill
Tracked leaders, went 2nd at 17th, lost place 3 out, soon outpaced, ridden after next, kept on same pace tchd 16/1
7th
½
1
1112-0
14/1
T: G J MckeeverJ: Mr Derek O'Connor
Held up in rear, headway under pressure after 3 out, chased leaders on inside after next, ridden and kept on flat, not pace to reach leaders op 20/1
8th
9
3
3/1f
T: Pierce PowerJ: Mr J J Codd
Tracked leaders, effort and went 2nd when not fluent 2 out, soon ridden, lost place last, weakened flat op 7/2 tchd 9/2
9th
1 ¾
9
14/1
T: E BolgerJ: Ms N Carberry
In touch on inside, lost place 5 out, 9th 3 out, headway under pressure between last 2, never reached leaders, weakened final 100 yards tchd 12/1
10th
4
17
1012-0
20/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Mr D Maxwell
Never better than mid-division, behind 4 out tchd 10/1
11th
3 ½
20
16/1
T: Stuart MorrisJ: Mr J Andrews
Mid-division on inside, blundered 17th, never dangerous, weakened 3 out
12th
16
15
14/1
T: Richard SpencerJ: Mr James King
Prominent, mistake 3rd, dropped to mid-division 6th, outpaced 3 out, well beaten when blundered next
13th
1
19
912-0
12/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Lorcan Williams
Mid-division, hampered 15th, weakened 3 out
14th
63
14
33/1
T: Miss H BrookshawJ: H F Nugent
Always towards rear, weakened 3 out, finish, tired, walked over line
15th
38
21
33/1
T: Mrs H ConnorsJ: Mr T Chatfeild-Roberts
Tracked leaders, went 2nd 16th to next, lost place 4 out, weakened after 3 out, finish tired, walked over line

Also Ran

PU
6
1012-0
7/1
T: A FlemingJ: Ms K Walsh
Chased leaders on inside, hit 12th, soon lost place, behind from 3 out, pulled up before next op 13/2
PU
8
25/1
T: D QueallyJ: Mr D L Queally
Led to before 2nd, tracked leaders, lost place 5 out, weakened 3 out, pulled up before next op 33/1 tchd 22/1
PU
11
50/1
T: Dr Charles LevinsonJ: Mr G Levinson
In touch on outside, dropped to mid-division 6th, weakened 5 out, tailed off when pulled up after 3 out
F
12
66/1
T: Miss C NewmanJ: Mr Joshua Newman
Mistake 3rd, behind when fell 3rd
PU
13
66/1
T: W B RamsayJ: Mr W B Ramsay
Prominent, lost place when blundered 15th, not recover and pulled up before next
UR
18
1212-0
100/1
T: Miss S RipponJ: Miss S Rippon
Slowly away, detached in rear, blundered and unseated rider 5th
PU
22
25/1
T: M BowenJ: Mr P Bryan
In touch, led 6th, hit and headed 13th, lost place 16th, behind 5 out, tailed off when pulled up before next
PU
23
11/2
T: P F NichollsJ: Mr S Waley-Cohen
Always towards rear, struggling 15th, tailed off when pulled up before 18th op 7/1
PU
24
33/1
T: Guy BrewerJ: Mr J Dawson
Held up behind, struggling 15th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out op 33/1

Betting Breakdown

£27.00£6.40, £20.50, £5.30, £2.70
£2,799.10£9,356.70, £9,356.70£923.27£27,406.58£633.90, £30.10, £79.80, £316.90, £207.10

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