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14:10 Cheltenham

Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1)

  • 9 Runners
  • Distance: 1m 7f 199y
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Surface: Turf
  • £175,000 added
  • Winner: £99,662
  • 2nd: £37,398
  • 3rd: £18,725
  • 4th: £9,328
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 3m 55.60s
  • Off Time: 14:10:46
  • 9 Ran
1st
2
Silk - Black, dark green and grey striped sleeves

Altior (IRE)

31 DCD
1/4
  • Form 11-1111
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 170

tracked leaders, went 2nd approaching 5th, pushed along to press leader when left in lead 2 out, driven to assert after last, stayed on well to draw clear final 100 yards

2nd 6 l
4
Silk - EMERALD GREEN and YELLOW (quartered), WHITE sleeves and cap
12/1
  • Form 12-1122
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 147

held up towards rear, closed on inside 4 out, traveling well 3 out, left close 2nd 2 out, stayed on flat but not pace of winner final 100 yards

3rd 9 l
6
Silk - MAROON and WHITE STRIPES, maroon cap, white hoop
  • Form 8F-0122
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 142

tracked leader until after 4th, stayed well in touch, pushed along after 3 out, left close 3rd 2 out, edged right and unable to go with front pair after last, kept on same pace

4th 7 l
7
Silk - Pink, Light Green spots, Pink sleeves and cap
6/1
  • Form 1222-1F
  • Age 9
  • Weight 11-4

mid-division, closed 6th, lost place after 3 out, no impression in 4th when swerved to avoid faller 2 out, well held after

5th 1 l
5
Silk - Light Green, Dark Green chevrons, Red sleeves, White and Red striped cap
12/1
  • Form 6-U1211
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 149

held up in rear, not fluent 6th, still rear but just about in touch when blundered badly 3 out, soon outpaced and left behind, modest 6th when swerved to avoid faller 2 out, plugged on to close on 4th flat, no impression

6th 4 l
8
Silk - Light Blue, Pink chevrons, Light Blue sleeves, Light Blue cap, Pink star
20/1
  • Form 4-01F11
  • Age 9
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 148

chased leaders on outside, hit 3rd, lost place 7th, mistake 3 out, soon beaten, well held in 5th when swerved to avoid faller 2 out, weakened

7th 20 l
1
Silk - Dark Blue, Light Blue sleeves, Dark Blue cap, Pink hoops
25/1
  • Form 41P-413
  • Age 9
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 147

held up towards rear, not fluent and pushed along in last 8th, slow next, still rear but just about in touch 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off

F
3
Silk - DARK BLUE and YELLOW (halved), DARK BLUE sleeves, YELLOW cap

Charbel (IRE)

101 t D
9/1
  • Form 215-512
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 147

led, pushed along and still narrow advantage when fell 2 out

PU
9
Silk - Dark blue, light blue star, dark blue sleeves, light blue stars, dark blue cap, light blue star
66/1
  • Form 511335
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 140

in touch in mid-division on outside, not fluent 2nd and soon pulled up

Betting breakdown

  • Tote Win: £1.20Tote Place: £1.02,£2.80,£5.70
  • Straight Forecast: £6.63Exacta: £6.80Trifecta: £62.10Swingers: 1&2 £1.90,1&3 £6.00,2&3 £11.90
  • Placepot: £436.70Pool: £1,318,165.40,2203.38 winning tickets
  • Quadpot: £136.20Pool: £62,935.26,341.9 winning tickets