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Cheltenham

  • 13:30 140th Year Of The National Hunt Chase Challenge Cup4m

  • £75,000 added 5yo+ 18 ran
  • Winner: £
  • Going: Good, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
    Weighed In
  • Winning time: 8m 11.10s
  • Off time: 13:30:30

Full result

13:30 Cheltenham Result 17th March 2010
Pos Draw Dist Horse Weight Jockey Trainer Age SP
1st Poker De Sivola (FR) 11-6 Ms K Walsh Ferdy Murphy 7 14/1
Held up behind, pecked 15th, headway 19th, went 2nd after 2 out, ridden and upsides last, led flat, stayed on well opened 14/1 touched 14/1
2nd Becauseicouldntsee (IRE) 11-6 Miss N Carberry N F Glynn 7 13/2
In touch on inside, hampered 17th, joined leader going well after 4 out, led next, ridden and hard pressed last, headed flat, kept on opened 7/1 touched 7/1 £21000-£3000 £10000-£1400 £5000-£700(x2)
3rd Prudent Honour (IRE) 11-6 Mr M J O'Connor T Cooper 8 40/1
Mid-division, hampered 4 out, headway next, chased leading pair approaching last, soon ridden, held on for 3rd near finish opened 50/1 touched 50/1
4th hd Any Currency (IRE) 11-6 Mr Derek O'Connor M Keighley 7 7/1
In touch on outside, effort 3 out, 6th and driven when mistake next, soon ridden, stayed on flat opened 8/1 touched 8/1 £16000-£2000 £8000-£1000
5th 17 Mobaasher (USA) 11-6 Mr Harry Challoner Miss V Williams 7 6/1f
Mid-division, hampered 17th, soon under pressure, ridden 3 out, plugged on from next, no impression opened 15/2 touched 15/2 £3750-£500 £3000-£420 £3250-£500
6th 10 Fabalu (IRE) 11-6 Mr R O Harding D McCain Jnr 8 14/1
Led to 6th, remained in touch, ridden to chase leading pair 4 out, lost place 2 out, soon beaten opened 14/1 touched 14/1
7th 3 Far More Serious (IRE) 11-6 Mr S Waley-Cohen C E Longsdon 10 22/1
Mid-division, in touch 8th, challenged 3 out, ridden and lost place after next, soon beaten opened 20/1 touched 22/1
8th Presenting Forever (IRE) 11-6 Mr O Greenall J Howard Johnson 6 14/1
Tracked leader, led 6th, joined 16th, headed 3 out, weakened after next opened 12/1 touched 14/1
9th 5 Noakarad De Verzee (FR) 11-6 Mr D Maxwell G R I Smyly 9 20/1
Tracked leaders, hampered 4 out, soon outpaced, weakened from next opened 25/1 touched 25/1
10th 5 Massasoit (IRE) 11-6 Ryan Mahon P F Nicholls 8 12/1
Mid-division, outpaced when mistake 3 out, weakened next opened 9/1 touched 12/1 £5000-£500
11th Pennek (FR) 11-6 Mr Joshua Moore A King 7 16/1
Soon towards rear, hit 4th and 13th, never dangerous opened 20/1 touched 20/1
PU Abbeybraney (IRE) 11-6 Mr R P McNamara J Howard Johnson 9 11/1
Mid-division on outside, mistake 17th, soon lost place, behind when pulled up before 3 out opened 9/1 touched 11/1 £6600-£600 £3300-£300 £10000-£1000
PU Cast Cada (IRE) 11-6 Mr C J Sweeney C J Mann 7 20/1
Mid-division on inside, ridden 18th, soon struggling, behind when pulled up before 3 out opened 25/1 touched 25/1 £10000-£400
PU Pettifour (IRE) 11-6 S Twiston-Davies N A Twiston-Davies 8 15/2
Behind, ridden 16th, soon struggling, behind when pulled up before 3 out opened 10/1 touched 10/1 £6000-£500 £10000-£1000 £5000-£500 £5000-£550
PU Youngstown (IRE) 11-6 Mr C Motherway D McCain Jnr 7 33/1
Always behind, pulled up before 4 out opened 33/1 touched 33/1
F Gentle Ranger (IRE) 11-6 Mr J Guerriero D Pipe 8 28/1
With leaders, joined leader 16th, upsides when fell 4 out opened 28/1 touched 28/1
F Tinakellylad (IRE) 11-6 Mr R P Quinlan M F Morris 6 20/1
Tracked leaders, in touch when fell 17th opened 18/1 touched 20/1 £4000-£200
UR Carlas Dream (IRE) 10-13 Mr S C Byrne D P Murphy 8 100/1
Behind pecked 14th, blundered and unseated rider 17th opened 100/1 touched 100/1
NR Kildonnan 11-6 Mr P D Collins J A B Old 11
NR Synchronised (IRE) 11-6 Mr J T McNamara Jonjo O'Neill 7

Betting breakdown

Tote Win: £18.60 Tote Place: £4.90,2.40,15.60
Straight Forecast: £92.50 Exacta: £97.90 Swingers: 1&2:25.70 2&3:103.20 1&3:269.10

Jackpot: £184,940.02 carried forward to Cheltenham, 18th Mar
Placepot: £2,756.80, Pool: £877741.75, 232.42 winning tickets
Quadpot: £223.60, Pool: £41276.76, 136.6 winning tickets

Verdict

Ladies first and second in the National Hunt Chase with Katie Walsh bringing home POKER DE SIVOLA with a well-timed run joining Becauseicouldntsee at the last and staying on strongly. The runner-up under Nina Carberry collared long-time leader Presenting Forever turning for home but not coping with the speed of the winner, Prudent Honour also stayed on from the back to take third.