17:30 Cheltenham

Thursday 14 March 2019

All13:3014:1014:5015:3016:1016:5017:30

    Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Amateur Riders' Handicap Chase

  • 5YO plus  |   Class 2  |   3m 2f  |   Good to Soft (soft in places)  |   23 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 17:32  |   Winning time: 6m 48.14s
1st
Horse silk
2
6/1
T: T M WalshJ: Mr Derek O'Connor
Mid-division, headway 3 out, soon chased leaders, went 2nd next, led after last, ridden out flat, asserted inside final 100 yards op 11/2 tchd 7/1
2nd
Horse silk
3 ¾
8
7/1
T: Henry OliverJ: Alex Edwards
Prominent, lost place when driven after 4 out, headway before next, led turning in, ridden after 2 out, headed after last, kept on until no extra and held inside final 100 yards op 8/1 tchd 13/2
3rd
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3 ½
3
22/1
T: N P MulhollandJ: Mr S Waley-Cohen
Prominent, ridden and outpaced after 3 out, rallied before last, went 3rd and kept on flat, not reach front pair op 20/1
4th
Horse silk
5
6
40/1
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: Mr Z Baker
Led, headed 15th, pressed leader, lost place 3 out, soon one pace, ridden and stayed on to take modest 4th flat op 50/1 tchd 33/1
5th
Horse silk
2 ¼
11
12/1
T: P J HobbsJ: Mr M J O'Hare
Mid-division, ridden after 3 out, kept on under pressure from last, never pace to threaten leaders op 11/1 tchd 9/1
6th
Horse silk
¾
18
20/1
T: D SkeltonJ: Miss G Andrews
Prominent, led narrowly 15th, ridden and headed turning in, lost place 2 out, kept on same pace, well held from last op 25/1
7th
Horse silk
2
20
16/1
T: Jonjo O'NeillJ: Mr Thomas M O'Brien
Tracked leaders, effort on outside after 3 out, every chance next, ridden and outpaced by front pair approaching last, weakened flat
8th
Horse silk
½
13
3/1f
T: G ElliottJ: Mr J J Codd
Towards rear, mistake 2nd, driven after 4 out, headway under pressure after next, soon ridden, kept on, never able to challenge op 10/3 tchd 7/2
9th
Horse silk
½
22
11/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Mr W Biddick
Tracked leaders, mistake 9th, blundered 5 out, effort turning in, one pace when not fluent 2 out, soon ridden and beaten, weakened flat op 14/1 tchd 10/1
10th
Horse silk
4
16
16/1
T: H FryJ: Mr M Legg
Mid-division, headway 5 out, ridden to chase leaders before 2 out, never on terms, weakened flat
11th
Horse silk
5
17
50/1
T: T GibneyJ: Mr N McParlan
Mid-division, outpaced on outside 3 out, ridden after next, never on terms, weakened last
12th
Horse silk
8
1
16/1
T: W P MullinsJ: Mr P W Mullins
Mid-division, driven 3 out, ridden after next, never reached leaders, weakened last tchd 14/1
13th
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2 ¾
15
20/1
T: G ElliottJ: Ms Lisa O'Neill
Prominent, driven after 4 out, lost place when ridden after next, weakened 2 out op 33/1
14th
Horse silk
3 ¼
14
66/1
T: T R GeorgeJ: Mr N George (3)
Slowly away, always behind op 80/1
15th
Horse silk
5
23
12/1
T: G ElliottJ: Mr B O'Neill
Always behind op 10/1
16th
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1 ¼
21
50/1
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: Miss L M Turner (5)
Mid-division, blundered 7th, pushed along after 15th, behind from 4 out op 66/1
17th
Horse silk
22
19
25/1
T: C E LongsdonJ: Mr E P O'Brien (3)
Always towards rear, hit 5 out, soon struggling, no chance when hampered 3 out, tailed off op 40/1

Also Ran

PU
Horse silk
4
66/1
T: N J HawkeJ: Kieren Buckley (7)
Mid-division, blundered and rider lost iron briefly 4th, mistake 8th, soon lost place, behind when mistake again next, lost touch and pulled up after 11th
PU
Horse silk
7
25/1
T: F O'BrienJ: Ms B Hampson
Slowly away, always behind, struggling halfway, soon lost touch, tailed off when pulled up before 15th
UR
Horse silk
9
14/1
T: A FlemingJ: R Deegan
Always towards rear, blundered 4 out, rider unable to recover and unseated soon after tchd 16/1
F
Horse silk
10
33/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: Mr T Hamilton
In touch on outside, not fluent 11th, lost place 4 out, behind when fell next
PU
Horse silk
12
33/1
T: B HaslamJ: Mr H D Dunne
Always behind, lost touch 16th, tailed off when pulled up before 4 out
F
Horse silk
24
100/1
T: A KeatleyJ: Mr J C Barry
Mid-division on outside, headway and in touch 13th (water), weakened 3 out, tailed off when fell last

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Non-Runners

5
Horse silk
Out Sam49
Weight: 11-8|  Age: 10
T: G Elliott  J: Mr R James
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£6.80Pl:£2.30, £2.40, £4.30, £10.20EX:£51.10Trifecta:£2,537.80Tricast:£925.00SF:£46.46Swingers:£8.90, £32.30, £43.20

Forecasts

Measureofmydreams (3/1), Any Second Now (6/1), Kilfilum Cross (7/1), Touch Kick (11/1), No Comment (12/1), Its All Guesswork (12/1), Speaker Connolly (14/1), Sky Pirate (16/1), Just A Sting (16/1), Livelovelaugh (16/1), Captain Chaos (20/1), Rogue Angel (20/1), Out Sam (20/1), The Young Master (22/1), Treackle Tart (25/1), Perfect Candidate (25/1), Squouateur (33/1), Arkwrisht (33/1), Crievehill (40/1), Ah Littleluck (50/1), Uhlan Bute (50/1), Sumkindofking (66/1), Pearl Royale (66/1), Drumconnor Lad (100/1)

Verdict

ITS ALL GUESSWORK caught the eye when placed over hurdles last time out and he looks capable of making a winning return to fences in this competitive amateur riders event. Livelovelaugh represents a leading stable and ran well when second at Leopardstown last time out and he can finish runner-up ahead of Any Second Now who should appreciate this step up in distance and can complete a clean sweep for Ireland.
  1. Its All Guesswork
  2. Livelovelaugh
  3. Any Second Now

Previous Winners

2018
Missed Approach
Weight: 11-5  |Age: 8
8/1

Prize Money

1st: £41,510.002nd: £13,034.003rd: £6,517.004th: £3,255.005th: £1,631.006th: £819.007th: £413.008th: £196.00

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