Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase (Grade 1) (GBB Race) 1m 7f 199y

  • (5yo+, 1m 7f 199y, Class 1, 11 runners)
  • Winner £102,482 2nd £38,610 3rd £19,323 4th £9,653 5th £4,845 6th £2,422 7th £1,202 8th £619
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 51.32s
  • Off time: 14:18:22

Full Result

14:10 Cheltenham
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 4 Edwardstone A King 8 11-4 Tom Cannon 5/2f
SP 5/2f Chased leaders, hampered 4th, closed 4 out, went 2nd going well 3 out, led and bumped 2 out, asserting last, stayed on well flat opened 11/4
2nd 5 Gabynako (FR) G P Cromwell 7 11-4 t1 K M Donoghue 25/1
SP 25/1 Held up in rear on inside, headway 3 out, not much room 2 out, went 2nd last, stayed on flat but no impression on winner opened 18/1
3rd 1 Blue Lord (FR) W P Mullins 7 11-4 t P Townend 4/1
SP 4/1 Held up towards rear, jumped right and not fluent 2nd, closed next, went 3rd last, no impression on winner but pressed for 2nd flat, no extra and edged left final 75 yards opened 5/1
4th 3 9 War Lord (GER) C L Tizzard 7 11-4 Brendan Powell 50/1
SP 50/1 Chased leaders on inside, lost place after 3 out, stayed on approaching last, went 4th flat but no impression opened 40/1
5th 2 11 Riviere D'etel (FR) G Elliott 5 10-11 J W Kennedy 7/2
SP 7/2 Jumped right, chased leaders, not fluent 3rd, left 2nd next, challenged 9th, led before 3 out, bumped into rival and headed 2 out, lost 2nd last, weakened into 5th flat opened 4/1 touched 10/3
6th 6 Haut En Couleurs (FR) W P Mullins 5 11-4 B J Cooper 6/1
SP 6/1 Held up towards rear, raced keenly, closed on outside 9th, not fluent 3 out, soon ridden, 5th when jumped left last, soon weakened opened 13/2 touched 5/1
7th 12 3 Coeur Sublime (IRE) H De Bromhead 7 11-4 t Rachael Blackmore 18/1
SP 18/1 Held up in mid-division, hampered 4th, slow and in rear 7th, well beaten after 3 out, hampered last opened 12/1 touched 22/1
8th 34 10 Magic Daze (IRE) H De Bromhead 6 10-11 D J O'Keeffe 12/1
SP 12/1 Raced freely, led, headed before 3 out, soon weakened, well behind when jumped right last
F 2 Brave Seasca (FR) Miss V Williams 7 11-4 Charlie Deutsch 80/1
SP 80/1 Chased leader, fell 4th opened 40/1
F 7 Red Rookie Miss E C Lavelle 7 11-4 Thomas Bellamy 80/1
SP 80/1 Held up in rear on outside, switched right and some headway 3 out, soon ridden, about 6 lengths 6th when fell last opened 100/1 touched 66/1
UR 8 Saint Sam (FR) W P Mullins 5 11-4 h S F O'Keeffe 12/1
SP 12/1 Held up in rear, not fluent 1st, hampered and unseated rider 4th opened 10/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £3.50 Tote Place £1.70 (4), £6.20 (5), £1.90 (1) Straight Forecast £59.47 Exacta £78.90 Trifecta £434.40 Swingers 1&2 £12.10,1&3 £3.50,2&3 £14.30

Jackpot £49,504.90, Pool: £70422.54, 1.01 winning tickets
Placepot £72.90, Pool: £1230984.9, 12310.45 winning tickets
Quadpot £24.30, Pool: £72246.76, 2195.8 winning tickets