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14:10 Cheltenham

Brown Advisory Novices' Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1)

  • 53 Runners
  • Distance: 3m 80y
  • Surface: Turf
  • £131,250 added
  • Winner: £73,854
  • 2nd: £27,825
  • 3rd: £13,926
  • 4th: £6,956
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  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 149
  • Trainer G Elliott
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  • Rating: 0.0 out of 5

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  • Form 0-21222
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  • Official Rating 148
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  • Official Rating 151
  • Trainer M Winters
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  • Official Rating 140
  • Trainer Kerry Lee
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  • Official Rating 147
  • Trainer G Elliott
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  • Official Rating 142
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  • Official Rating 137
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  • Trainer G Elliott
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  • Trainer Jamie Snowden
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  • Official Rating 127
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  • Trainer Evan Williams
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  • Trainer A M Thomson
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  • Trainer Jamie Snowden
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  • Age 8
  • Weight 10-11
  • Official Rating 143
  • Trainer T Mullins
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  • Trainer N J Henderson
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Betting

Forecast

Andy Dufresne (SP), Coko Beach (SP), Eleazar Des Neiges (SP), Envoi Allen (SP), Espoir De Romay (SP), Fusil Raffles (SP), Kiltealy Briggs (SP), Macgiloney (SP), Milanford (SP), One For The Team (SP), Protektorat (SP), Run Wild Fred (SP), The Ferry Master (SP), Monkfish (8/11), Royale Pagaille (10/3), Latest Exhibition (8/1), Next Destination (9/1), Eklat De Rire (10/1), Sporting John (11/1), The Big Breakaway (11/1), Chatham Street Lad (12/1), Fiddlerontheroof (18/1), Dame De Compagnie (20/1), Pencilfulloflead (20/1), Colreevy (22/1), Secret Reprieve (22/1), Conflated (25/1), Dickie Diver (25/1), Galvin (25/1), Escaria Ten (28/1), If The Cap Fits (28/1), Asterion Forlonge (33/1), Court Maid (33/1), Fils D'oudairies (33/1), Ga Law (33/1), Lieutenant Rocco (33/1), Remastered (33/1), Assemble (40/1), Demachine (40/1), Happygolucky (40/1), Lord Royal (40/1), Paint The Dream (40/1), Quel Destin (40/1), St Barts (40/1), Full Back (50/1), Longhouse Poet (50/1), The Butcher Said (50/1), The Mighty Don (50/1), The Wolf (50/1), Marown (66/1), Ofalltheginjoints (66/1), Foxy Jacks (150/1)

In depth

Formwatch

Andy Dufresne (IRE) 11-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, disputed 2nd from 6 out, 3rd 3 out, ridden and no impression after 2 out, kept on same pace from before last, 3rd of 8, 17l behind Monkfish (11-12) at Leopardstown 2m 5f (1) sft in Feb.

Fiddlerontheroof (IRE) 15-8 (11-0) Chased leaders, went 2nd after 3 out, soon not much room, again not much room and dropped to 3rd final bend, switched right before taking 2nd again 2 out, challenged last, held final 100 yards, 2nd of 3, 1 1/2l behind Next Destination (11-5) at Warwick 3m (1) sft in Jan.

Asterion Forlonge (FR) 7-1 (11-12) Held up, ridden into 4th before last, soon no impression and kept on same pace, 4th of 8, 18l behind Monkfish (11-12) at Leopardstown 2m 5f (1) sft in Feb.

Chatham Street Lad (IRE) 7-4fav (11-6) Disputed lead, led from 4 out, mistake and ridden 2 out, headed after 2 out, 3rd at last, kept on same pace in 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 14, 12l behind Daly Tiger (11-2) at Fairyhouse 2m 1f hcp hvy in Jan.

Coko Beach (FR) 8-1 (10-6) Chased leaders, 2nd halfway, led 3 out, ridden after 2 out, kept on well from before last, won at Gowran Park 3m 1f hcp hvy in Jan beating Run Wild Fred (10-4) by 4l, 18 ran.

Conflated (IRE) 15-2 (11-12) Chased leader, 4th after 7th, not fluent at 10th, 3rd at 11th, no impression after 2 out, weakened to 4th before last where left moderate 3rd, tailed off, 3rd of 6, dist behind Monkfish (11-12) at Leopardstown 3m (1) Yielding in Dec.

Demachine (IRE) 9-4fav (11-0) Held up towards rear, mistake 6th, closed from next, went 2nd from 12th, ridden 3 out, no impression on winner last, lost 2nd towards finish, 3rd of 8, 8 1/4l behind Paint The Dream (10-11) at Newbury 2m 6f hcp (3) sft in Dec.

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.

Eklat De Rire (FR) 11-4 (11-2) Made virtually all, went on before straight, soon reduced lead, pushed out and stayed on well run-in, won at Naas 3m 1f (1) hvy in Jan beating Escaria Ten (11-2) by 1 3/4l, 8 ran.

Eleazar Des Neiges (FR) 25-1 (10-2) Towards rear, slight mistake 1st and mistake 2nd, ridden and no impression before 2 out, 14th of 22, 27l behind Off You Go (10-8) at Leopardstown 2m 5f hcp sft in Feb.

Envoi Allen (FR) 1-2fav (12-0) Tracked leader, left in lead 1st, almost joined from before 2 out, travelling smoothly straight and went on, reduced lead and pushed out to assert run-in, stayed on well, comfortably, won at Punchestown 2m 4f (1) hvy in Jan beating Fils D'oudairies (11-3) by 3 1/2l, 5 ran.

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.

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.

Assemble 66-1 (11-12) Held up, closer behind leaders when fell 5th, at Leopardstown 2m 5f (1) sft in Feb.

Fils D'oudairies (FR) 40-1 (11-12) Held up early, improved to chase leader before 5th, dropped to 4th 4 out, slight mistake 2 out, soon ridden and no impression, no extra before last, 5th of 8, dist behind Monkfish (11-12) at Leopardstown 2m 5f (1) sft in Feb.

Foxy Jacks (IRE) 40-1 (11-2) Waited with, keen towards rear early, closed up to be prominent from 2nd and raced in 2nd, slight mistake 6th, weakened straight and bad mistake 2 out, 7th of 8, dist behind Eklat De Rire (11-2) at Naas 3m 1f (1) hvy in Jan.

Full Back (FR) 15-8 (11-4) Jumped left at times, with leader 3rd, led 8th, clear 11th, clear with 2nd at 5 out, ridden next, stayed on, won at Exeter 3m (3) sft in Jan beating Dolphin Square (10-12) by 6 1/2l, 5 ran.

Fusil Raffles (FR) 16-5 (11-8) Chased leader, mistake 13th, lost 2nd before 3 out, went 2nd again approaching last, led flat, stayed on, driven out, won at Cheltenham 2m 5f (2) sft in Dec beating Lieutenant Rocco (11-0) by 3 3/4l, 4 ran.

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.

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.

If The Cap Fits (IRE) 9-4 (11-0) Bit wide, chased leaders, went 2nd 3rd until 5th, hit 11th, 2nd again hit 13th, led 4 out, pushed along and joined 3 out, strongly pressed and headed between last 2, well held last, weakened run-in, 2nd of 6, 5l behind Yala Enki (11-0) at Taunton 3m 4f (2) sft in Jan.

Kiltealy Briggs (IRE) 5-1 (11-10) Raced wide, held up tracking leaders in 5th, closer in 4th at 9th, pushed along before 3 out, weakened between last 2, 4th of 7, 17 1/4l behind Deise Aba (11-7) at Sandown 3m hcp (2) hvy in Feb.

L'Air Du Vent (FR) 10-3 (11-6) Held up in rear, not fluent 9th, closed 17th, mistake 4 out, weakening when mistake 3 out, pulled up before 2 out, at Cheltenham 3m 1f (2) gs in Dec.

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.

Lieutenant Rocco (IRE) 15-8fav (10-12) Made all, jumped well, drew clear 2 out, eased close home, won at Ffos Las 3m (4) hvy in Feb beating Nestor Park (10-12) by 8l, 8 ran.

Espoir De Romay (FR) 6-5fav (11-5) Tracked leaders, dropped to 4th after 8th, went 2nd 10th, led briefly 12th, led before 3 out, narrowly headed next, ridden between last 2, stayed on same pace run-in, 2nd of 4, 7l behind Royale Pagaille (11-0) at Haydock 2m 6f (2) hvy in Dec.

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.

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.

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.

Monkfish (IRE) 1-2fav (11-12) Made all, shaken up briefly after last, soon stretched clear, easily, won at Leopardstown 2m 5f (1) sft in Feb beating Latest Exhibition (11-12) by 11l, 8 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.

One For The Team 5-1 (10-11) Chased leaders on inside, pushed along after 14th, ridden and weakened before next, 5th of 11, 32 3/4l behind Takingrisks (11-2) at Doncaster 3m hcp lst (1) sft in Jan.

Paint The Dream 20-1 (11-4) Led until 9th, lost 2nd 11th (water), no extra in 3rd from 3 out, 3rd of 7, 13 1/4l behind Sporting John (11-4) at Sandown 2m 4f (1) 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.

Protektorat (FR) 1-2fav (11-3) Tracked leader, narrowly led 5th, pushed along 13th, outpaced after 4 out, went second before 2 out, kept on after last but no match for easy winner, 2nd of 3, 4 3/4l behind Messire Des Obeaux (11-0) at Wincanton 2m 4f (1) gs in Jan.

Quel Destin (FR) 2-1 (9-10) In touch, pushed along 3f out, ridden and headway approaching final furlong, no threat to leading pair, 3rd of 6, 4 1/2l behind Ravenscar (9-6) at Southwell 2m hcp (5) pol in Jan.

Remastered 4-7fav (11-6) Made all, quickened clear approaching last, unchallenged, won at Wetherby 3m (4) hvy in Dec beating Baron De Midleton (11-0) by 10l, 2 ran.

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

Marown (IRE) 9-2 (11-0) Tracked leaders, left 2nd 8th, ridden 2 out, kept on one pace, 2nd of 4, 4 1/2l behind Silver Hallmark (11-0) at Haydock 2m 4f (1) hvy 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.

Sporting John (IRE) 14-1 (11-4) Held up well in rear, jumped slowly 5th, left closer in 5th at 12th, headway chasing leaders before 3 out went 2nd between last 2, challenged and untidy last, stayed on to lead final 150 yards, soon clear, won at Sandown 2m 4f (1) hvy in Feb beating Shan Blue (11-4) by 3 3/4l, 7 ran.

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 Big Breakaway (IRE) 16-5 (11-7) Waited with in last pair, smooth headway when hit 14th, went 3rd before 4 out, pushed along before next, 2nd before 2 out where mistake, over 1 length down when blundered last, no chance after, 2nd of 7, 3 3/4l behind Shan Blue (11-7) at Kempton 3m (1) gs in Dec.

The Butcher Said (IRE) 11-1 (10-9) Patiently ridden in last pair, good headway tracking leaders approaching 14th, 4th and held when blundered 3 out, weakened soon after, 6th of 11, 34l behind Takingrisks (11-2) at Doncaster 3m hcp lst (1) sft in Jan.

The Ferry Master (IRE) 6-1 (11-5) Tracked leader, led 4 out, ridden and ran on, won at Newcastle 2m 7f hcp (3) gd in Nov beating Baron De Midleton (11-0) by 1 1/4l, 6 ran.

The Mighty Don (IRE) 16-1 (11-0) Never travelled in last pair, mistake and dropped to last 14th, tailed off 17th, pulled up before next, at Taunton 3m 4f (2) sft in Jan.

The Wolf (FR) 14-1 (11-8) Chased leaders on outside, reminders 11th, outpaced when hit 5 out, soon weakened, 4th of 7, dist behind Ask Me Early (10-6) at Chepstow 3m hcp (3) sft in Jan.

Ga Law (FR) 11-2 (10-10) Tracked leader, ridden along and passed for second before bypassed 3 out, kept on at same pace, 3rd of 5, 10 1/2l behind Allmankind (10-10) at Sandown 2m (1) sft in Dec.

Colreevy (IRE) 4-5fav (11-9) Disputed early and led after 1st, joined 5th, left clear 2 out, kept on well in straight, easily, won at Thurles 2m 4f (1) Soft - Heavy in Jan beating Mount Ida (11-5) by 12l, 9 ran.

Court Maid (IRE) 11-8fav (11-0) Held up in rear, headway 18th, shaken up in 4th and switched left 2 out, left 3rd 2 out, stayed on to close on idling winner flat, looked threatening towards finish until winner quickly found more when pressed, 3rd of 7, 1l behind Storm Control (10-3) at Cheltenham 3m 2f hcp (1) sft in Dec.

Dame De Compagnie (FR) 15-2 (10-11) Tracked leaders, pushed along before 11th (water), dropped to last pair when badly hampered by faller and unseated rider 12th, at Sandown 2m 4f (1) hvy in Feb.