Full Results

14:10 Cheltenham

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

  • 5 Runners
  • Distance: 1m 7f 199y
  • Going: Heavy (Soft in places)
  • Surface: Turf
  • £175,000 added
  • Winner: £99,662
  • 2nd: £37,398
  • 3rd: £18,725
  • 4th: £9,328
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 4m 2.40s
  • Off Time: 14:11:41
  • 5 Ran
1st
2
Silk - Emerald green, dark green sleeves, dark green cap, emerald green spots
5/6
  • Form 243-111
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 162

chased leaders, front pair went well clear before 5th, blundered 6th, closed before 4 out, went 2nd on downhill run to 3 out, challenged going well at 3 out, led before 2 out, clear from last, stayed on strongly to increase advantage, easily

2nd 14 l
1
Silk - White, black cap
14/1
  • Form 185-1UF
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 156

held up off the pace in last, went 4th from the 3rd, leading pair well clear before 5th, went 3rd and closed on downhill run to 3 out where not fluent, landed awkwardly 2 out, hung left just after last, switched right flat, went 2nd close home, no chance with winner

3rd ¾ l
3
Silk - Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap
  • Form F113-12
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 157

led from 1st until 4th, led 6th, clear 4 out until before 3 out, ridden and headed approaching 2 out, soon beaten, hit last, lost 2nd close home

4th 38 l
5
Silk - Light blue, red braces, white sleeves, red armlets, light blue and red quartered cap
  • Form 116-111
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 160

led until not fluent 1st, led 4th, headed 6th, stayed with leader until 9th, 4th and weakening approaching 3 out, soon behind, tailed off

5th 71 l
4
Silk - ORANGE, DARK GREEN chevrons, ORANGE sleeves, quartered cap
66/1
  • Form 0-PU11P
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 142

not jump well, last from 3rd, tailed off 9th

Betting breakdown

  • Tote Win: £1.70Tote Place: £1.20,£2.90
  • Straight Forecast: £11.19Exacta: £10.90Trifecta: £22.40
  • Placepot: £22.90Pool: £847,872.60,36973.33 winning tickets
  • Quadpot: £5.90Pool: £46,951.80,7933.48 winning tickets