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15:05 Cheltenham 19 Mar 2021

Wellchild Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase (Grade 1) (GBB Race) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner £263,766 - 12 ran

3m 2f 70y

Good to Soft (Good in places)

4
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Maroon, yellow stars, maroon sleeves, striped cap (Mr Barry Maloney)

9. Minella Indo (IRE)

chased leaders, closed to dispute 2nd from 16th, going strongly 3 out, soon led, 2 lengths ahead last, stayed on well, ridden out

9/1 8 11-10 164 J W KennedyH de Bromhead
2
Red, white sash, royal blue cap (Cheveley Park Stud)

2. A Plus Tard (FR)

held up towards rear, steady headway from 13th, mistake 16th, checked and taken back slightly before 3 out, went close 2nd final bend, 2 lengths down 2 out, stayed on well but able to get back to winner

10/3 2Fav 7 11-10 t 169 Rachael BlackmoreH de Bromhead
3
Yellow and black check, yellow sleeves, yellow cap, black star (Mrs J Donnelly)

1. Al Boum Photo (FR)

held up in mid-division, not fluent 1st, headway from 11th, not fluent 17th, hit 4 out, held in pocket bend before 2 out, soon went 3rd but unable to go with front pair, held after, stayed on

9/4 Fav 9 11-10 175 P TownendW P Mullins
4 24
Red and purple (quartered), yellow sleeves, red cap (Brocade Racing)

10. Native River (IRE)

pushed away from start, chased leaders on inside, driven 13th, lost place before 15th, well held from 4 out, plugged on to take 4th flat

12/1 11 11-10 b 172 R JohnsonC L Tizzard
5
Royal blue, white chevron, hooped sleeves, white cap (Mr P J Vogt)

6. Frodon (FR)

led, ridden and headed after 3 out, weakened before 2 out, lost 4th flat

16/1 9 11-10 t 169 Bryony FrostP F Nicholls
6 15
Pink, light green spots, pink sleeves and cap (Mrs S Ricci)

11. Royale Pagaille (FR)

behind, hit 2nd, not fluent 6th, mistake 9th, switched to outside before 13th, mistake 15th, hit 18th, struggling 4 out, never any chance

14/1 7 11-10 166 Charlie DeutschMiss V Williams
7 3
Light blue, pink chevrons, light blue sleeves, light blue cap, pink star (Mr R S Brookhouse)

4. Black Op (IRE)

tracked leaders, went 2nd after 4th, weakened after 3 out

125/1 10 11-10 t p1 147 T ScudamoreT R George
8 ½
Royal blue, white hoop and sleeves (The Bellamy Partnership)

3. Aso (FR)

held up towards rear, not fluent 5th, mistake and well beaten 4 out

150/1 11 11-10 p 158 D A JacobMiss V Williams
9 33
Royal blue, yellow disc, diamonds on sleeves (Kemboy/brett Graham/ken Sharp Syndicat)

7. Kemboy (FR)

chased leader, mistake 3rd, lost 2nd after next, stayed prominent, mistake 8th, lost place before 4 out, soon behind, tailed off

16/1 9 11-10 169 D E MullinsW P Mullins
PU
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

5. Champ (IRE)

towards rear on inside, slow and pecked 1st, not fluent 3rd, slow 4th, jumped left and hit brush upright 5th, mistake 6th, pulled up before 7th

13/2 9 11-10 165 WS2 Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
PU
Yellow, dark blue braces (Taylor & O'dwyer)

8. Lostintranslation (IRE)

mid-division on inside, lost place approaching 14th, well beaten from 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

40/1 9 11-10 t 167 WS2 R M PowerC L Tizzard
PU
Grey, white epaulets (Mr & Mrs R Kelvin-hughes)

12. Santini

rousted away from start, soon mid-division, bad mistake and lost place 7th, last, struggling and behind 9th, pulled up after 12th

12/1 9 11-10 v1 167 Aidan ColemanN J Henderson

Off Time: 15:05:07

Winning Time: 6m 45.35s

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2022 18:00:51

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1

chased leaders, closed to dispute 2nd from 16th, going strongly 3 out, soon led, 2 lengths ahead last, stayed on well, ridden out

9/1 8 11-10 J W Kennedy 164
3/5 30 Oct 2021 Dro 24F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €75,000 (J) to Frodon (5L)   5/4 Fav 811-12 Rachael Blackmore 175
PU/9 26 Dec 2021 Kmp 24F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £142,375 (J) to Tornado Flyer  10/3 2Fav 811-10 Rachael Blackmore 175
2

held up towards rear, steady headway from 13th, mistake 16th, checked and taken back slightly before 3 out, went close 2nd final bend, 2 lengths down 2 out, stayed on well but able to get back to winner

10/3 2Fav 7 11-10 t Rachael Blackmore 169
Won/7 20 Nov 2021 Hdo 25½F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,540 (J) bt Royale Pagaille (22L)   11/10 Fav 711-7 Rachael Blackmore 172
2/8 28 Dec 2021 Leo 24F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €105,000 (J) to Galvin (shd)   8/11 Fav 711-12 Rachael Blackmore 174
3

held up in mid-division, not fluent 1st, headway from 11th, not fluent 17th, hit 4 out, held in pocket bend before 2 out, soon went 3rd but unable to go with front pair, held after, stayed on

9/4 Fav 9 11-10 P Townend 175
2/6 28 Apr 2021 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €150,000 (J) to Clan Des Obeaux (1½L)   6/4 Fav 911-12 P Townend 170
Won/4 01 Jan 2022 Trm 22F SH  Cl1 ChGd3 €19,500 (J) bt Burrows Saint (4L)   1/6 Fav 1011-10 P Townend 170
4 24

pushed away from start, chased leaders on inside, driven 13th, lost place before 15th, well held from 4 out, plugged on to take 4th flat

12/1 11 11-10 b R Johnson 172
3/9 08 Apr 2021 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £84,195 (J) to Clan Des Obeaux (44L)   4/1 J2Fav 1111-7 Jonjo O'Neill Jr. 170
2/8 04 Dec 2021 Ain 25F Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 £42,202 (J) to Protektorat (25L)   5/2 Fav 1111-6 Jonjo O'Neill Jr. 166
PU/20 27 Dec 2021 Chp 30½F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £85,425 (J) to Iwilldoit  16/1 1111-12 Brendan Powell 166
5

led, ridden and headed after 3 out, weakened before 2 out, lost 4th flat

16/1 9 11-10 t Bryony Frost 169
Won/4 24 Apr 2021 San 22½F Gd  Cl1 ChGd2 £23,919 (J) bt Mister Fisher (nk)   4/5 Fav 911-6 Bryony Frost 167
Won/5 30 Oct 2021 Dro 24F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €75,000 (J) bt Galvin (¾L)   3/1 J2Fav 911-12 Bryony Frost 167
4/9 26 Dec 2021 Kmp 24F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £142,375 (J) to Tornado Flyer (21L)   7/1 911-10 Bryony Frost 167
6 15

behind, hit 2nd, not fluent 6th, mistake 9th, switched to outside before 13th, mistake 15th, hit 18th, struggling 4 out, never any chance

14/1 7 11-10 Charlie Deutsch 166
2/7 20 Nov 2021 Hdo 25½F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,540 (J) to A Plus Tard (22L)   13/2 711-7 Charlie Deutsch 163
Won/10 22 Jan 2022 Hdo 25½F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £42,712 (J) bt Sam Brown (½L)   5/2 Fav 811-10 Charlie Deutsch 163
7 3

tracked leaders, went 2nd after 4th, weakened after 3 out

125/1 10 11-10 t p1 T Scudamore 147
F/24 28 Apr 2021 Pun 20F Y  HcpCh €48,000 (J) to Foxy Jacks  9/1 1011-0 T Scudamore 143
5/7 24 Oct 2021 Ain 25F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £15,609 (J) to Wishing And Hoping (19½L)   3/1 1011-12 T Scudamore 145
6/7 18 Dec 2021 Asc 21F GS  Cl2 Ch £20,812 (J) to L'homme Presse (43L)   17/2 1011-1 C Gethings 142
8 ½

held up towards rear, not fluent 5th, mistake and well beaten 4 out

150/1 11 11-10 p D A Jacob 158
5/9 08 Apr 2021 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £84,195 (J) to Clan Des Obeaux (103L)   28/1 1111-7 Charlie Deutsch 157
13/19 13 Nov 2021 Che 20F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £90,032 (J) to Midnight Shadow (16¾L)   50/1 1111-11 Charlie Deutsch 153
2/11 01 Dec 2021 Hdo 25½F Hy  Cl2 HcpCh £11,707 (J) to Blaklion (3¾L)   5/2 Fav 1111-9 Charlie Deutsch 147
PU/13 08 Jan 2022 San 24F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £51,440 (J) to Prime Venture  7/2 2Fav 1211-12 Charlie Deutsch 149
9 33

chased leader, mistake 3rd, lost 2nd after next, stayed prominent, mistake 8th, lost place before 4 out, soon behind, tailed off

16/1 9 11-10 D E Mullins 169
4/6 28 Apr 2021 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €150,000 (J) to Clan Des Obeaux (45L)   4/1 911-12 D E Mullins 167
8/10 05 Dec 2021 Pun 20½F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €48,000 (J) to Allaho (42L)   25/1 911-12 D E Mullins 166
3/8 28 Dec 2021 Leo 24F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €105,000 (J) to Galvin (¾L)   11/1 911-12 P Townend 163
PU

towards rear on inside, slow and pecked 1st, not fluent 3rd, slow 4th, jumped left and hit brush upright 5th, mistake 6th, pulled up before 7th

13/2 9 11-10 Nico de Boinville 165
Won/8 18 Dec 2021 Asc 24½F GS  Cl1 HdlGd1 £59,798 (J) bt Thyme Hill (1¾L)   4/1 911-7 Jonjo O'Neill Jr. 155
PU

mid-division on inside, lost place approaching 14th, well beaten from 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

40/1 9 11-10 t R M Power 167
Won/6 20 Nov 2021 Asc 21F Gd  Cl1 ChGd2 £39,865 (J) bt Master Tommytucker (4L)   4/1 911-2 Brendan Powell 160
5/9 26 Dec 2021 Kmp 24F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £142,375 (J) to Tornado Flyer (27L)   28/1 911-10 Brendan Powell 160
PU
Grey, white epaulets (Mr & Mrs R Kelvin-hughes)

12. Santini

rousted away from start, soon mid-division, bad mistake and lost place 7th, last, struggling and behind 9th, pulled up after 12th

12/1 9 11-10 v1 Aidan Coleman 167
4/9 10 Dec 2021 Che 26F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £34,170 (J) to Commodore (41L)   6/1 911-12 Harry Skelton 159
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Minella Indo 1st A Plus Tard 2nd
Native River 4th Royale Pagaille 6th
Frodon 5th Aso 8th
Black Op 7th Champ PU
Kemboy 9th
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £9.60
Tote Win £9.70 (9)
Tote Place £2.50 (9) , £1.50 (2) , £1.40 (1)
Tote Swinger £2.30 (1, 2) , £5.30 (1, 9) , £4.90 (2, 9)
Tote Exacta £31.30 (9, 2)
Tote Trifecta £111.00 (9, 2, 1)
CSF £39.15 (9, 2)
Tricast £91.54 (9, 2, 1)