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15:30 Cheltenham Result - 13th March 2018

Weighed In
Winning time: 06:45 / Off time: 15:30
15:30 Cheltenham
Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1)
  • Distance 2m 87y
  • 4YO plus, Class 1, 11 Runners
  • Going Heavy (Soft in places)
  • Surface Hurdle
  • Race Type Turf
Pos Dist Runner SP
1st - Buveur D'air 7 yrs, 11-10 B J Geraghty N J Henderson 11 Tips 4/6 F
tracked leaders, challenged after 3 out, soon leant on rival, led before 2 out, hard pressed by runner-up after, driven flat, edged right towards finish, found extra close home
2nd Neck Melon 6 yrs, 11-10 P Townend W P Mullins 7/1
mid-division, closed on downhill run after 5th, not much room and checked after 3 out, challenged from next, upsides winner flat, edged right towards finish, held close home
3rd 3 Mick Jazz 7 yrs, 11-10 D N Russell G Elliott 25/1
held up rear of mid-division, headway approaching 3 out, 3rd from next, unable to quicken last, soon edged left briefly, no impression but kept on
4th 9 Identity Thief 8 yrs, 11-10 S W Flanagan H de Bromhead 1 Tip 50/1
chased leaders, mistake and lost place 4th, hit next and lost further ground, kept on before last, went 4th flat but no chance with leaders
5th 1 3/4 Elgin 6 yrs, 11-10 Wayne Hutchinson A King 1 Tip 12/1
held up in mid-division, effort 2 out, went 4th but not pace of leaders from home turn, stayed on same pace and lost 4th flat
6th 8 Faugheen 10 yrs, 11-10 R Walsh W P Mullins 1 Tip 4/1
led, headed after 1st, chased leader, mistake 4th, led after 3 out, soon leant on rival, headed before 2 out, weakened well before last
7th 1/2 Wicklow Brave 9 yrs, 11-10 Mr P W Mullins W P Mullins 14/1
held up in last trio, headway on outside 3 out, chasing leaders after next, soon ridden and beaten, weakened before last
8th 1 1/4 Ch'tibello 7 yrs, 11-10 Harry Skelton D Skelton 33/1
held up in last trio, ridden after 2 out, soon beaten, well held and hanging left before last
9th 17 John Constable 7 yrs, 11-10 L P Aspell Evan Williams 66/1
held up in rear, niggled along before 3 out, well beaten after 2 out
PU - Charli Parcs 5 yrs, 11-10 N D Fehily N J Henderson 100/1
tracked leader, led after 1st, clear before 5th until approaching 3 out, headed after 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up before last
NR - My Tent Or Yours 11 yrs, 11-10 Aidan Coleman N J Henderson NR
PU - Yorkhill 8 yrs, 11-10 D J Mullins W P Mullins 14/1
held up in last trio, took keen hold, last and ridden before 3 out, soon losing touch, well behind 2 out, pulled up before last
NR - Verdana Blue 6 yrs, 11-3 Non Runner N J Henderson NR
Betting Breakdown
Tote Win £1.50
Tote Place £1.10, £2.10, £4.20
Exacta £6.80
Trifecta £61.00
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