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16:50 Cheltenham

National Hunt Challenge Cup Amateur Jockeys' Novices' Chase (Grade 2) (Class 1)

  • 43 Runners
  • Distance: 3m 5f 201y
  • Surface: Turf
  • £93,750 added
  • Winner: £55,594
  • 2nd: £17,456
  • 3rd: £8,728
  • 4th: £4,359
Silk - Not available
  • Form 68-152F
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 135
  • Trainer A J Honeyball
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 584143
  • Age 9
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 136
  • Trainer J Nash
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 435226
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 133
  • Trainer G Elliott
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 242311
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 150
  • Trainer G Elliott
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form F221PP
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 137
  • Trainer C L Tizzard
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 32-1132
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 140
  • Trainer Kerry Lee
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 1214/2
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 142
  • Trainer N J Henderson
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 34-044P
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 127
  • Trainer D Pipe
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 110-512
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 147
  • Trainer G Elliott
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 14/3-1U6
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 135
  • Trainer N Meade
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form P21-222
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 140
  • Trainer Nick Mitchell
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 48412F
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 128
  • Trainer P J Gilligan
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 22-1111
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 151
  • Trainer G Elliott
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 943143
  • Age 9
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 142
  • Trainer P W Middleton
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 334-121
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 147
  • Trainer K C Bailey
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 12-1222
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 153
  • Trainer P Nolan
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 6-3243R
  • Age 10
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 127
  • Trainer Jonjo O'Neill
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 38-6231
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 139
  • Trainer M Brassil
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 2/12-F52
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-6
  • Trainer W P Mullins
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 15P39U
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 127
  • Trainer D Hogan
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 13-4F44
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 128
  • Trainer Tim Vaughan
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form P4-2522
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 136
  • Trainer B Pauling
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form F-33112
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 130
  • Trainer B I Case
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 5-112FP
  • Age 9
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 135
  • Trainer C L Tizzard
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 14-1123
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Trainer G Elliott
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 13-321P
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 140
  • Trainer O Murphy
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 4F2P-15
  • Age 10
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 139
  • Trainer Evan Williams
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form P33-111
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 138
  • Trainer D Pipe
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 2/23-111
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 156

Silk - Not available
  • Form 345522
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 136
  • Trainer G Elliott
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 43-4636
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 124

Silk - Not available
  • Form 522-F11
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 144
  • Trainer Evan Williams
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 131/211
  • Age 9
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 153
  • Trainer P F Nicholls
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 444-314
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 143
  • Trainer C L Tizzard
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 11112P
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 144
  • Trainer P F Nicholls
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 2-0854P
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 113
  • Trainer N J Hawke
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 6131-21
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 137
  • Trainer P J Hobbs
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 51-2114
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 134
  • Trainer A M Thomson
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 0-132P0
  • Age 9
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 140
  • Trainer N J Gifford
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 7-21543
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 140
  • Trainer O Murphy
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 50-431P
  • Age 8
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 132
  • Trainer Jamie Snowden
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 614-1F5
  • Age 7
  • Weight 10-13
  • Official Rating 132
  • Trainer Miss R Curtis
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Silk - Not available
  • Form 92-3212
  • Age 9
  • Weight 10-13
  • Official Rating 138
  • Trainer C E Longsdon
  • Jockey Unknown Jockey
  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

Betting

Forecast

Royale Pagaille (5/2), Galvin (3/1), Coko Beach (SP), Latest Exhibition (11/2), Next Destination (15/2), Escaria Ten (8/1), Secret Reprieve (8/1), Dickie Diver (12/1), Longhouse Poet (12/1), Pencilfulloflead (12/1), Lord Royal (14/1), Remastered (14/1), Happygolucky (18/1), Run Wild Fred (20/1), Golan Fortune (25/1), Snow Leopardess (25/1), Soldier Of Love (25/1), Acey Milan (28/1), Ofalltheginjoints (33/1), Port Of Mars (33/1), Prime Venture (33/1), St Barts (33/1), Darlac (40/1), Demachine (40/1), Eden Du Houx (40/1), Eurobot (40/1), Forza Milan (40/1), Legends Gold (40/1), Lithic (40/1), Nestor Park (40/1), Salty Boy (40/1), Sizing At Midnight (40/1), The Mighty Don (40/1), Thomas Macdonagh (40/1), Shanty Alley (50/1), The Ferry Master (50/1), The Wolf (50/1), Born By The Sea (66/1), Braeside (66/1), Some Detail (66/1), Macgiloney (100/1), Milanford (100/1)

In depth

Formwatch

Acey Milan (IRE) 15-2 (10-4) In rear, ridden when fell 5 out, at Haydock 3m 2f hcp (1) hvy in Jan.

Forza Milan (IRE) 8-1 (11-5) Led, disputed lead at times, headed before 3 out, soon dropped to 3rd and no extra, 3rd of 5, 22l behind Coko Beach (11-5) at Navan 3m (1) hvy in Feb.

Braeside (IRE) Evensfav (12-0) Disputed lead early, tracked leader and 2nd halfway, 4th 4 out and reminder, 6th and pushed along 2 out, soon ridden and no extra approaching last, weakened, 6th of 9, 20 3/4l behind Choungaya (12-0) at Fairyhouse 2m 5f hvy in Feb.

Coko Beach (FR) 5-4fav (11-5) Prominent, mainly 2nd, disputed lead at times, slight mistake 4 out, slight mistake 2 out and under pressure, left in lead from last, stayed on best after, won at Navan 3m (1) hvy in Feb beating Espanito Bello (11-5) by 4l, 5 ran.

Darlac (FR) 14-1 (11-9) Held up in touch, weakened before 4 out, well behind approaching 3 out, soon pulled up, at Wincanton 3m 1f hcp (3) hvy in Feb.

Demachine (IRE) 5-2fav (11-0) Held up in touch, headway out wide tracking leaders 13th, went 2nd 3 out, challenged and every chance next, looked held when went left and hit last, no extra run-in, 2nd of 6, 4l behind Remastered (11-0) at Ascot 3m (1) sft in Feb.

Dickie Diver (IRE) 10-3 (11-1) Held up in rear, took keen hold, headway 5 out, shaken up 3 out, left 3rd last, went 2nd towards finish, no chance with winner, 2nd of 8, 7 1/2l behind Paint The Dream (10-11) at Newbury 2m 6f hcp (3) sft in Dec.

Eden Du Houx (FR) 11-2fav (10-13) Mid-division, effort before 4 out, weakened approaching 3 out, pulled up before 2 out, at Wincanton 3m 1f hcp (3) hvy in Feb.

Escaria Ten (FR) 11-4 (11-2) Chased leaders early, slight mistake 8th and raced in 5th, took closer order 6th, slight mistake and pecked 5 out, chased winner and jumped slightly right 2 out, kept on without matching winner run-in, 2nd of 8, 1 3/4l behind Eklat De Rire (11-2) at Naas 3m 1f (1) hvy in Jan.

Eurobot 13-2 (11-2) Prominent early, soon chased leaders, 6th after 8th and pushed along briefly, not fluent 10th, pushed along again 4 out, soon no extra, 6th of 8, dist behind Eklat De Rire (11-2) at Naas 3m 1f (1) hvy in Jan.

Milanford (IRE) Evensfav (11-2) Led until 6th, hit 10th, led after 12th, ridden after 3 out, headed after next, soon beaten, 2nd of 4, 10l behind Port Of Mars (11-2) at Hereford 3m 1f (4) sft in Jan.

Born By The Sea (IRE) 11-1 (10-3) Led, slight mistake 1st and joined, headed after 5th and chased leaders, mistake 10th, soon towards rear, fell 11th, at Punchestown 3m 4f hcp sft in Feb.

Galvin (IRE) 2-1fav (11-8) Restrained towards rear, not fluent 10th, headway before 4 out, close up 3 out, ridden and upsides 2 out, led approaching last, stayed on strongly run in, won at Cheltenham 3m (2) gd in Oct beating Soldier Of Love (11-8) by 7l, 6 ran.

Golan Fortune (IRE) 5-1 (11-0) Made most until mistake 3 out, soon switched right, rallied 2 out, 3rd and held last, no extra flat, last of 3, 6 1/2l behind Next Destination (11-5) at Warwick 3m (1) sft in Jan.

Happygolucky (IRE) 13-8fav (11-6) Chased leader, challenged 4 out, stumbled 3 out, led before 2 out, clear and edged left flat, stayed on, ridden out, won at Cheltenham 3m 1f (2) gs in Dec beating The Mighty Don (11-6) by 3 3/4l, 5 ran.

Latest Exhibition (IRE) 7-2 (11-12) Chased leader, not fluent 1st and 2nd, ridden in 2nd after 2 out, no impression on leader from last, kept on same pace, 2nd of 8, 11l behind Monkfish (11-12) at Leopardstown 2m 5f (1) sft in Feb.

Lithic (IRE) 9-2 (11-0) Jumped left, led, bumped rival 1st and briefly had rivals rein tangled up in jockeys leg, clear at various stages, blundered and headed 4 out, soon weakened, refused 2 out, at Carlisle 3m 2f hcp (3) hvy in Feb.

Longhouse Poet (IRE) 10-3 (12-0) Led and disputed, slight mistake 4 out, ridden and slight mistake last, led and stayed on best run-in, won at Punchestown 3m 1f hvy in Dec beating Run Wild Fred (12-0) by 1 1/2l, 8 ran.

Lord Royal (FR) 5-2 (12-0) Disputed, headed but still travelling well 3 out, soon on terms again, headed 2 out, ridden and switched right before last, stayed on run-in and gaining on winner close home, held, 2nd of 9, 3/4l behind Mr Hendricks (12-0) at Navan 3m hvy in Jan.

Macgiloney (IRE) 200-1 (11-12) Held up in rear, jinked right and unseated rider 5th, at Leopardstown 2m 5f (1) sft in Feb.

Eva's Oskar (IRE) 6-1 (11-8) Held up in rear, headway into remote 4th last, 4th of 7, 11 1/4l behind Ocean Cove (11-7) at Doncaster 3m hcp (3) gs in Feb.

Nestor Park (FR) 10-3 (10-12) Prominent, lost place 9th, towards rear 11th, headway 14th, ridden after 4 out, blundered 3 out, moved into modest 2nd 2 out, stayed on from last, 2nd of 8, 8l behind Lieutenant Rocco (10-12) at Ffos Las 3m (4) hvy in Feb.

Shanty Alley 8-1 (11-2) Led 1st, headed 2nd, led 6th, headed before 4 out, led again approaching 3 out, headed 2 out, held by winner flat, 2nd of 14, 5l behind Time To Get Up (11-2) at Wincanton 3m 1f hcp (3) hvy in Feb.

Sizing At Midnight (IRE) 9-1 (11-7) Prominent, not fluent 1st, outpaced 13th, soon behind, pulled up after, at Wincanton 3m 1f hcp (3) hvy in Feb.

Pencilfulloflead (IRE) 5-2fav (11-10) Chased leaders, not fluent 4th, 3rd after 8th, pushed along in 2nd before straight, no extra from before 2 out where slight mistake, one pace, 3rd of 8, 8 1/4l behind Eklat De Rire (11-2) at Naas 3m 1f (1) hvy in Jan.

Port Of Mars (IRE) 9-2 (11-4) Never going that well in last, mistake 4th, reminder after 9th and 10th, behind 11th, pulled up before 12th, at Kelso 2m 7f (3) sft in Feb.

Prime Venture (IRE) 16-1 (10-6) Chased leaders, not fluent 15th, outpaced 4 out, kept on from last, 5th of 18, 8 1/4l behind Secret Reprieve (10-1) at Chepstow 3m 7f hcp (1) sft in Jan.

Remastered 9-2 (11-0) Most jumped well, made all, hit 11th, pushed along and joined 2 out, ridden to assert approaching last, stayed on strongly run-in, won at Ascot 3m (1) sft in Feb beating Demachine (11-0) by 4l, 6 ran.

Royale Pagaille (FR) 11-5fav (11-10) Headway 2nd and close up, led 11th, pushed clear 2out, comfortable, won at Haydock 3m 2f hcp (1) hvy in Jan beating Potters Legend (10-4) by 16l, 8 ran.

Run Wild Fred (IRE) 15-2 (10-4) Mid-division, progress into 4th after 4 out, ridden in 5th 3 out, under pressure in 4th and mistake 2 out, disputed 2nd and slight mistake last, 2nd and kept on same pace run-in, no impression on winner, 2nd of 18, 4l behind Coko Beach (10-6) at Gowran Park 3m 1f hcp hvy in Jan.

Salty Boy (IRE) 9-2 (11-5) Chased leaders on inside, outpaced after 3 out, well held after, 6th of 12, 5 1/2l behind Seaston Spirit (11-5) at Plumpton 3m 4f hcp (3) sft in Jan.

Secret Reprieve (IRE) 5-2fav (10-1) Held up in mid-division, headway 14th, went 2nd 5 out, led 3 out, girth soon became undone and saddle started to slip slightly back, clear flat, stayed on well, won at Chepstow 3m 7f hcp (1) sft in Jan beating The Two Amigos (10-9) by 3l, 18 ran.

Next Destination (IRE) 10-11fav (11-5) Mostly disputed lead, pushed along 12th, left in lead 3 out, pressed last, driven flat, stayed on and holding 2nd final 100 yards, won at Warwick 3m (1) sft in Jan beating Fiddlerontheroof (11-0) by 1 1/2l, 3 ran.

Ofalltheginjoints (IRE) 5-4fav (11-1) Held up in rear, slow jump 2nd, reminders 10th, not fluent 11th, pushed into 3rd 13th, ridden and lost place 14th, weakened 4 out, tailed off from 3 out, last of 4, dist behind Hurricane Harvey (11-1) at Doncaster 3m (1) gs in Dec.

Soldier Of Love 13-2 (11-8) Led, mistake 3rd, headed 8th, led before 12th, soon headed, mistake 14th, disputing 2nd when not fluent 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up before last, at Cheltenham 3m (2) sft in Nov.

Some Detail (IRE) 7-1 (11-12) Led and soon clear, jumped right 5th, reduced advantage 4 out, ridden and headed before 3 out, weakened before 2 out, tailed off when pulled up before last, at Warwick 3m 2f hcp (4) hvy in Feb.

St Barts (IRE) 6-4fav (11-7) Made all, hit 9th, mostly clear from 3 out, driven and stayed on strongly run-in, unchallenged, won at Newbury 2m 7f hcp (3) sft in Dec beating Versatility (11-6) by 2 1/4l, 8 ran.

The Ferry Master (IRE) 8-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders, hampered slightly 9th, progress to join leader after 11th, just behind leader jumping 4 out and ridden, weakened to 3rd 3 out, no more to offer, 4th of 7, 21l behind Galahad Quest (10-11) at Haydock 2m 4f hcp (3) sft in Feb.

The Mighty Don (IRE) 18-1 (11-4) Chased leaders out wide, pushed along over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, 11th of 12, 9 1/4l behind Young Lieutenant (11-4) at Kempton 2m 2f (4) pol in Feb.

The Wolf (FR) 17-2 (11-4) Led, not fluent 11th, reminder after next, headed 4 out, no extra from 2 out, 3rd of 5, 19 1/4l behind Chantry House (11-4) at Wetherby 2m 5f (4) sft in Feb.

Thomas Macdonagh 3-1 (11-5) Bumped 1st and riders rein brielfy tangled up in rival jockeys leg, handy in chasing group, outpaced from 13th, weakened from 4 out, pulled up before 2 out, at Carlisle 3m 2f hcp (3) hvy in Feb.

Legends Gold (IRE) 4-1 (11-0) Held up towards rear, not fluent 6th, headway 10th, outpaced before 11th, well beaten from next, 5th of 7, 35 3/4l behind Zambella (11-5) at Warwick 2m 4f lst (1) sft in Dec.

Snow Leopardess 10-3fav (10-13) Tracked leaders, went 2nd 5 out, left in lead 4 out, ridden and joined 2 out, headed towards finish, 2nd of 8, 3/4l behind Canelo (11-6) at Wetherby 3m hcp (1) sft in Dec.