Cheltenham

  • 14:05 Pertemps Final 3m

  • Winner £39,907 2nd £14,973 3rd £7,497 4th £3,738
  • Going: Good, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 5m 40.00s
  • Off time: 14:05:15
14:05 Cheltenham Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Buena Vista (IRE) 20/1
2nd Son Amix (FR) 16/1
3rd Sivota (IRE) 9/1
4th Knockara Beau (IRE) 33/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 5-P4721 White, royal blue hoop, chevrons on sleeves, yellow cap Knockara Beau (IRE) 36
8 11-12 G A Charlton Jan Faltejsek 156 33/134.00
3 23-0445 RED, BLACK star, striped sleeves, YELLOW cap, BLACK star Duke Of Lucca (IRE) 75
6 11-4 P J Hobbs R Johnson 148 25/126.00
4 5P-614P LIGHT BLUE, DARK BLUE Cross of Lorraine, hooped sleeves, striped cap Mobaasher (USA) 26
Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
8 11-4 vt Miss V Williams Aidan Coleman 148 33/134.00
5 194F-24 Yellow, Dark Blue triple diamond and armlets Micheal Flips (IRE) 61
Distance Winner
7 11-2 Andrew Turnell Nick Scholfield 146 20/121.00
6 1-24470 Black, Brown stripe Pause And Clause (IRE) 40
Course Winner
7 10-12 p1 Miss E C Lavelle Jack Doyle 142 33/134.00
7 256483 Emerald Green, White diamond, diabolo on sleeves and diamond on cap Kayf Aramis 26
Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
9 10-12 N A Twiston-Davies Sam Twiston-Davies (3) 142 20/121.00
8 311-910 White, black cap Lush Life (IRE) 40
Course and Distance Winner
6 10-12 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 142 10/111.00
9 310-221 Pink, Dark Blue stars and armlets Barafundle (IRE) 111
Distance Winner
7 10-10 Jennie Candlish A O'keeffe 140 8/19.00
10 56-FF40 BLACK and WHITE (halved), RED sleeves and cap Gwanako (FR) 47
8 10-10 P F Nicholls R Mahon (5) 140 25/126.00
11 35-9150 Black, pink cross of lorraine, pink sleeves, black armlets, check cap Essex (IRE) 46
11 10-9 v D Cullen P Townend 139 100/1101.00
12 163216 DARK BLUE, large PINK spots, PINK cap Mr Moonshine (IRE) 26
Distance Winner
7 10-9 Mrs S J Smith H Oliver 139 40/141.00
13 211/31-2 Dark Blue, Light Blue hoop, checked sleeves and cap Tarablaze (IRE) 27
Distance Winner
8 10-8 P J Hobbs T J O'Brien 138 20/121.00
14 728700 Light Blue, Maroon chevron, halved sleeves, Light Blue and Maroon quartered cap Buena Vista (IRE) 61
Course and Distance Winner
10 10-8 b D Pipe C O'Farrell (5) 138 20/121.00
15 25-5220 DARK BLUE, PINK sash, PINK sleeves, DARK BLUE armlets, DARK BLUE cap, PINK spots Barwell Bridge 61
5 10-8 t W Greatrex Wayne Hutchinson 138 25/126.00
16 145-422 White and Black stripes, Royal Blue sleeves, White cap Alfie Spinner (IRE) 40
6 10-8 Nick Williams D A Jacob 138 12/113.00
17 2-P6230 Red, Royal Blue chevrons, armlets and star on cap Viking Blond (FR) 75
Distance Winner
6 10-7 N A Twiston-Davies P J Brennan 137 40/141.00
18 222321 Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap Rivage D'Or (FR) 25
Distance Winner
6 10-7 D T Hughes B J Cooper (5) 137 10/111.00
19 41-1334 Maroon, black sash, diamonds on sleeves, emerald green cap, pink stars Sivota (IRE) 67
7 10-7 t W P Mullins R Walsh 137 9/110.00
20 44-2242 Dark Green, White epaulets and star on cap Son Amix (FR) 67
5 10-6 T Cooper P Carberry 136 16/117.00
21 3P1-P07 Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap Don't Push It (IRE) 27
Course Winner
11 10-5 Jonjo O'Neill A P McCoy 135 14/115.00
22 610203 Emerald Green, Yellow chevron and sleeves, Red cap Queiros Bleu (FR) 25
7 10-4 H de Bromhead A E Lynch 134 33/134.00
23 135/492 YELLOW, green sash, red cap Heavenly Blues (GER) 29
9 10-4 T M Walsh Ms K Walsh 134 40/141.00
24 1/119-3 Light Blue, Pink chevrons, Light Blue sleeves, Light Blue cap, Pink star Chartreux (FR) 75
Distance Winner
6 10-3 D Pipe T Scudamore 133 6/17.00
Non runners
2114276Working Title (IRE)911-5N J HendersonJ McGrath149

Verdict

Both Sivota and Chartreux look attractively weighted and the latter very much caught the eye when third to stablemate Ashkazar on his reappearance over C&D in January. Kayf Aramis won this in 2008 and will appreciate the drop back into handicap company but last year's winner Buena Vista is 5lb higher in the weights this time around. Carlisle winner Knockara Beau was second to the classy Grand Crus here on his penultimate start but is weighted accordingly and Lush Life has disappointed at Sandown since beating Barwell Bridge, Viking Blond and Duke Of Lucca over C&D in December. Alfie Spinner is a consistent sort and can reverse Warwick running with the enigmatic Mobaasher. Nick Williams's six-year-old also appears to have the beating of Micheal Flips but we're also expecting a big run from QUEIROS BLEU. Henry De Bromhead's French import made giant strides last year and ran a nice trial for this over an inadequate trip at Naas last month. That should have put him spot-on and, with the ground drying out all the time, he looks nicely treated off a mark of 134.