Paddy Power Gold Cup Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (GBB Race) 2m 4f 44y

  • (4yo+, 2m 4f 44y, Class 1, 19 runners)
  • Winner £90,032 2nd £33,920 3rd £16,976 4th £8,480 5th £4,256 6th £2,128 7th £1,056 8th £544
  • Going: Good (Good to Soft in places)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 59.52s
  • Off time: 14:16:52

Full Result

14:15 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 8 Midnight Shadow Mrs S J Smith 8 11-5 Ryan Mania 9/1
SP 9/1 Chased leading pair, went 2nd 3 out, left in clear lead next, stumbled badly last, idled run-in, always just doing enough opened 11/1 touched 17/2
2nd ¾ 2 Protektorat (FR) D Skelton 6 11-12 t Harry Skelton 11/2f
SP 11/2f Mid-division on inside, bad mistake 5th, headway chased leaders 2 out, hung left under pressure and went 2nd run-in, closed on idling winner, just held opened 13/2
3rd 6 Lalor (GER) P F Nicholls 9 11-7 t1 H Cobden 7/1
SP 7/1 Chased leaders out wide, 5th and plenty to do at the last, stayed on into 3rd run-in, not pace to challenge
4th 1 12 Dostal Phil (FR) P J Hobbs 8 11-0 Aidan Coleman 16/1
SP 16/1 Towards rear of mid-division, headway last, stayed on well run-in, nearest finish opened 11/1
5th 18 Galahad Quest (FR) Nick Williams 5 10-7 t David Noonan 22/1
SP 22/1 Off the pace towards rear, stayed on well run-in, never nearer opened 16/1
6th hd 1 Simply The Betts (IRE) P F Nicholls 8 11-12 Bryony Frost 20/1
SP 20/1 Led until 2nd, chased leader until before 8th, chased leaders, left in 2nd 2 out, well held when bad mistake last, weakened run-in opened 18/1
6th d.h 11 Zanza (IRE) P J Hobbs 7 11-2 T J O'Brien 12/1
SP 12/1 Mid-division, towards rear and struggling 12th, mistake 4 out, stayed on well run-in, never nearer opened 11/1
8th nse 10 Manofthemountain (IRE) Miss E C Lavelle 8 11-2 Thomas Bellamy 14/1
SP 14/1 Chased leaders on inside, ridden after 3 out, outpaced before next, stayed on again run-in, never going pace to reach leaders opened 18/1
9th 9 Spiritofthegames (IRE) D Skelton 9 11-2 p Bridget Andrews 33/1
SP 33/1 Towards rear, some headway run-in, never a threat opened 25/1
10th 7 Caribean Boy (FR) N J Henderson 7 11-6 D A Jacob 12/1
SP 12/1 Mid-division out wide, not fluent 10th (water), towards rear and struggling 12th, never on terms after opened 16/1
11th 1 16 Deyrann de Carjac (FR) A King 8 10-9 Tom Cannon 50/1
SP 50/1 Never closer than mid-division, last pair and struggling 8th, tailed off opened 40/1
12th 4 Paint The Dream F O'Brien 7 11-10 t C Brace 11/1
SP 11/1 Chased leaders, went 2nd before 8th until 3 out, chased leading trio, left 3rd and mistake 2 out, weakened badly run-in opened 14/1 touched 10/1
13th 3 Aso (FR) Miss V Williams 11 11-11 Charlie Deutsch 50/1
SP 50/1 Mistake and towards rear 2nd, bit closer in mid-division 11th, pushed along and struggling before 4 out, tailed off
14th 14 Up The Straight (IRE) R Rowe 7 10-10 Tabitha Worsley (5) 20/1
SP 20/1 Off the pace and always towards rear, never on terms
15th 12 5 Al Dancer (FR) S Thomas 8 11-7 Sam Twiston-Davies 13/2
SP 13/2 Mid-division, weakened 4 out, tailed off opened 11/2
16th 11 17 Funky Dady (FR) D Hogan 6 10-8 S A Mulcahy (7) 33/1
SP 33/1 Always rear-division, never a factor, tailed off opened 28/1
F 15 Belargus (FR) N J Gifford 6 10-10 N F Houlihan (5) 33/1
SP 33/1 Towards rear when fell 1st opened 40/1
F 13 Coole Cody (IRE) Evan Williams 10 10-13 Adam Wedge 14/1
SP 14/1 Chased leader, led 2nd, ridden and 1 length ahead when fell 2 out
R 20 Nietzsche B Ellison 8 10-5 t S Bowen 28/1
SP 28/1 Never travelled or jumped with any fluency in rear, tailed off when refused 3 out opened 25/1
NR 19 Farinet (FR) Miss V Williams 6 10-6 R T Dunne 20/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £10.60 Tote Place £2.70 (8), £2.10 (2), £2.70 (6), £3.60 (12) Straight Forecast £52.18 Exacta £75.80 Trifecta £1114.10 Swingers 1&2 £13.60,1&3 £18.80,2&3 £11.70

Jackpot £9,565.12 carried forward to Cheltenham, 14th Nov, 0.01 winning tickets
Placepot £103.90, Pool: £356155.8, 2501.82 winning tickets
Quadpot £11.90, Pool: £35045.86, 2177.02 winning tickets