WellChild National Hunt Challenge Cup Amateur Jockeys' Novices' Chase (Grade 2) (GBB Race) 3m 5f 201y

  • (5yo+, 3m 5f 201y, Class 1, 10 runners)
  • Winner £60,388 2nd £30,188 3rd £15,112 4th £7,550 5th £3,775 6th £1,875 7th £950 8th £475
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 7m 59.62s
  • Off time: 17:30:27

Full Result

17:30 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 4 Gaillard Du Mesnil (FR) W P Mullins 7 11-7 Mr P W Mullins 10/11f
SP 10/11f Held up in rear, not fluent 10th, some headway 18th, pushed along in 5th and still a bit to do 3 out, staying on when left 2nd 2 out, 3 lengths down last, driven and switched right flat, led final 75 yards, won going away opened 5/6
2nd 1 Chemical Energy (IRE) G Elliott 7 11-7 Mr J J Codd 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up and behind on outside, slightly hampered 16th, headway when not fluent 18th, went 2nd after 3 out, 5 lengths down when left in lead 2 out, 3 lengths ahead last, headed final 75 yards, no impression towards finish opened 10/1
3rd 12 8 Mister Coffey (FR) N J Henderson 8 11-7 Mr Derek O'Connor 11/1
SP 11/1 Rousted away from start, bumped 1st, soon led, headed before 2nd, chased leaders, lost place after 12th, closed 16th, went 2nd 18th until after 3 out, 3rd and no extra last opened 17/2
4th 10 9 Tenzing (IRE) W P Mullins 6 11-7 Mr N McParlan 9/1
SP 9/1 Held up in mid-division, not fluent 13th, closed from 17th, ridden and weakening when mistake 2 out, mistake last opened 10/1
PU 2 Coolvalla (IRE) C Gordon 7 11-7 p Mr Joshua Newman 50/1
SP 50/1 Mid-division, towards rear and niggled along after 11th, ridden after 14th, mistake 17th, well beaten 19th, pulled up before 2 out opened 28/1
PU 3 Fakiera (FR) G Elliott 8 11-7 bt Mr D G Lavery 50/1
SP 50/1 Led, bumped 1st, soon headed, led before 2nd, headed 4th, led next, not fluent and headed 12th, soon not much room briefly, mistake 14th, struggling after, bad mistake 18th and 19th, pulled up before 4 out
PU 7 Minella Crooner (IRE) G Elliott 7 11-7 p Mr B O'Neill 13/2
SP 13/2 Chased leaders, jumped right 4 out, soon outpaced, weakened before 3 out, pulled up before 2 out opened 7/1
F 10 Bellatrixsa (IRE) Miss V Williams 6 11-0 Miss Lucy Turner 125/1
SP 125/1 Chased leaders on outside, challenged 3rd, led next, headed 5th, led 12th, headed after 16th, weakening in 6th when fell 3 out opened 100/1
F 5 Mahler Mission (IRE) J C McConnell 7 11-7 t Mr J C Barry 13/2
SP 13/2 Prominent early, tracked leaders, went 2nd 12th, led after 16th, clear 3 out, pushed along and 5 lengths ahead when fell 2 out
F 6 Malinello B Pauling 8 11-7 t Miss Gina Andrews 125/1
SP 125/1 Held up towards rear, closed on outside 4th, not fluent 15th, losing place when fell next opened 100/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £1.91 Tote Place £1.20 (4), £1.70 (1), £1.90 (8) Straight Forecast £8.85 Exacta £8.50 Trifecta £38.90 Swingers 1&2 £2.70,1&3 £2.90,2&3 £7.60

Jackpot £49,617.80, Pool: £70422.53, 1.01 winning tickets
Placepot £21.40, Pool: £1903120.2, 64714.87 winning tickets
Quadpot £15.20, Pool: £84602.42, 4095.61 winning tickets